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The Grape Harvest Event in Napa – A 2019 Must-Do!

Do you have a bucket list? If seeing the annual grape harvest in wine country is not on the list, add it now! Harvest Season goes for a few months. After all, not all types of grapes are harvested at the same time. Depending on the type of wine being created, some grapes are harvested early in the season, while others wait until the very end. If you have a favorite type of wine, come to Napa Valley during its harvest. Here is an overview of when grapes are harvested during the season: Sparkling...

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Visiting Napa’s Sub-Appellations? What You Need to Know

Wine enthusiasts know that the taste of the grape reflects the climate and weather of the area where vines grow. When temperatures are too cool, grapes are tart. If temperatures rise, grapes can overripen or dry out. Too much rain can dilute the flavor and change the sugar/acid balance of the fruit. Too little moisture reduces the yield of grapes, which means less wine! Fortunately, the U.S. is home to Napa Valley and its sub-appellations, where conditions for winemaking are optimal. An appellation...

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Napa Valley Grape Harvest Season

Visit the Napa Certified “Green” Vintners

All set for your upcoming Napa vacation? Are you fervently browsing thousands of exciting options to shortlist your wine tastings and food pairings? Why not deviate from the usual and pick out wineries that have something extraordinary going on and produce the most amazing wines in the region? Participants of Napa Green’s sustainable, environmentally progressive philosophy, Napa’s “green” vintners have taken the ‘Soil to Bottle’ concept to a different level. Whether you are a hard-core environmentalist,...

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Napa Valley Grape Harvest Season

What Grapes are Grown in Napa Valley?

While there are many factors at play, did you know that the overarching taste and color of wine come from its grapes and how the wine is aged? In Napa Valley, you may wonder what grapes are the most popular in a place known as “wine country.” To broaden your wine knowledge, here are the most popular grapes found in Napa Valley: Cabernet Sauvignon: Cabernet Sauvignon comes from ripe red grapes, and in Napa Valley, it accounts for 40 percent of their total production and 55 percent of...

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Napa Valley Hotel & Suites
is located in Downtown Napa, CA

853 Coombs Street
Napa, CA 94158