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5 Things to Look Forward to During Cabarnet Season

Are you planning a visit to Napa Valley during Cabernet Season? You’re in luck, because this is one of the best times to visit the beautiful wine country. The locals know it, and so do regular travelers who often come in the winter to take advantage of reduced rates and smaller crowds. Here are five things to look forward to during Cabernet Season.  1. Easier Appointments and Reservations  Fewer people means less pressure on the wineries and restaurants. Although you should always make an appointment...

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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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Wine and Food Pairing 101: Preparing You for Your Wine Country Visit

Pairing wine is like learning a foreign language. Not only do you need to know the various types of wines and grapes out there, but you also need to understand their flavor undertones, regions, and what foods they work best with. While it takes years to become a true sommelier (including a formal education), here are a few beginner-friendly tips so that you can pick up great bottles of wine and bring them home for your taste fest: Chardonnay: Chardonnays are dry wines, but some have a vanilla...

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4 Summer Wines that Go Perfectly With Seafood

Just because Napa is inland doesn’t mean we don’t get to enjoy gourmet seafood. In fact, there’s plenty of local restaurants and resorts serving up everything from shrimp to halibut or swordfish and everything between! The only problem is figuring out what kind of wine you need to go along with your light, delicious seafood meal. That’s where this blog post comes in! Shellfish: 2016 Au Jardin Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc Eating freshly shucked oysters, boiled mussels, or crab? We suggest this Napa...

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

853 Coombs Street
Napa, CA 94559