Posts Tagged ‘napa wineries’

Spending Valentine’s Day in Napa Valley

Saturday, December 31st, 2016
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Ah, the sweet feeling of Valentine’s Day love. A roaring fireplace, a glass of red wine, a gourmet dinner — all of these make for the perfect setting when the romantic holiday rolls around. That’s what makes Napa Valley hotel reservations the perfect gift for lovers, be they together for just a few months or […]

Best Wines for the Summer

Monday, June 23rd, 2014

Summer is a time for grilled foods, late nights and socializing with friends and family. Many people agree that wine is always part of a great night, but you may be wondering what types of wines are best to pair with foods hot off the grill. It’s a good thing that there are many choices […]

Wine Tasting Dos and Don’ts

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

If you’ve just planned an upcoming wine tasting, you may not be sure what to do. The idea may seem clear – you show up at a winery, sample various wines and mingle with others – but you may find yourself wondering about wine tasting etiquette as the date inches closer. Don’t worry, we have […]

Tips for a Successful Winery Visit

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

If you’re planning on attending a wine tour, you want to make the most out of the experience. Wine tours are great opportunities to learn about the business and the wine economy; you’ll certainly leave with more than just wine in your hand! Here are helpful tips for a successful wine visit when touring Napa […]

What is it Like to Go on a Wine Tour?

Monday, March 17th, 2014

You’ve finally signed up for a wine tour – congratulations! Wine tours are as common as water out here in Wine Country, and just about everyone who stays a weekend enjoys at least one of these noteworthy tours. But what exactly is a wine tour like? What can you expect? What is a Wine Tour? […]

Tips for Planning A Napa Valley Getaway

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

Much of the country has seen a cold and snowy winter, so it’s no surprise that so many people are already planning a spring getaway to brighten their moods. Whether you choose to take a trip to Napa Valley at the end of February or the start of April, the beginning of spring is an […]

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 […]

Does the Wine Glass Make a Difference?

Friday, January 3rd, 2014

Wine drinkers know that there are many glasses available – big glasses, small glasses, wide glasses, narrow glasses – but do any of them really affect the way wine tastes? Some people say no, but we say yes – wine glasses can and do make a difference in the way wine tastes. Here’s a few […]

Purchase Your Winter in the Wineries Passport Today

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

The rest of the country may be getting ready for snow, cold temperature and fir trees decorated in tinsel, but Napa Valley is still enjoying what we’re known for: wine! This year, Calistoga will be celebrating its 5th annual Winter in the Wineries Passport from December 6, 2013 to February 9, 2014. If you need […]

Update on Napa’s Harvest Season 2013

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

With harvest season coming to a close, activity is transitioning from vineyard to winery. The season has gone off without a hitch and has been one of the fastest and most abundant seasons in a long time. A Look at the 2013 Harvest Season The past couple of months have gone something like this: grapes […]