Posts Tagged ‘downtown napa wine’

How to Order Wine Like an Expert

Monday, May 5th, 2014

No one wants to look foolish when ordering wine, but if you’re not used to drinking it, a wine menu can be overwhelming. If you’re planning a trip to Napa Valley, it’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with the basics of ordering wine at a restaurant. Take the opportunity as a learning experience that […]

Themes for a Wine Country Visit – Part 2

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

In our last series of Themes for a Wine Country Visit, we discussed some of the most common themes that visitors use to plan their trips to Napa Valley, including girls’ getaways, guys’ getaways, culinary adventures and romantic weekends. These aren’t the only themes you can enjoy, though. Below are a few more of our […]

Plan a Thanksgiving Getaway in Napa Valley

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

Thanksgiving is synonymous with big family dinners, a turkey on the table and a slice of pumpkin pie for dessert. But, not everyone celebrates Thanksgiving this way. While it’s a wonderful day to spend with your loved ones and indulge in some turkey and delicacies, not everyone likes the cooking, entertaining and craziness that often […]

Beyond the Wineries: Exploring Downtown Napa

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

When it comes to Napa Valley, it’s the wine tours and tastings that get the most attention. Napa Valley is far more than wineries, and for anyone who has visited our beautiful city before, you know that there are endless opportunities for fine dining, boutique shopping, outdoor activities and arts and culture. If you’re planning […]

Visit Napa Valley’s Newest Wineries/Tasting Rooms…Including the New St. Clair Brown Winery

Sunday, August 25th, 2013

Despite the difficulties of a tough economic environment, new brick and mortar wineries and tasting rooms have been popping up in Napa Valley – several near downtown Napa.  The most recent is the new St. Clair Brown Winery near downtown Napa that opened very recently and boasts a tiny eatery inside a glass-paned English-style greenhouse. […]

Explore Downtown Napa Wine Collectives and Tasting Bars

Monday, January 23rd, 2012
Wine Tasting

Whether it’s for a special occasion or “just because,” book boutique accommodations at Napa Valley Hotel and Suites and get ready for an afternoon of wine exploration. Wine tasting is a neighborhood pastime in Napa Valley and the downtown area has numerous hot spots where you can sample the best of the best: Vintners’ Collective: […]