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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 is a defined region where grapes are grown. Napa's diverse landscape creates smaller areas or sub-appellations with unique climates (and exceptional wines). Sub-appellations are also known as American Viticultural Areas or AVAs.

Read on to learn about each of the 16 sub-appellations and choose the areas that match your wine preferences.

  • Atlas Peak. Cool and rugged with drier soil, the Atlas Peak sub-appellation produces bright Cabernet Sauvignon and crisp Chardonnay.
  • Calistoga.The h

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 appe

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Chardonnay Golf Club

Golf, music, food, and wine headline September 23rd
through the 29th Safeway Open event.

Let’s start with details about the Safeway Open:

The Safeway Open Pro-Am Golf Tournament begins Wednesday at 7:20 a.m. Click here for a list of Pro-Am pairings.

Gates for the main event open Thursday at 6:30 a.m.,
with first-round tee times at 7:20.  Look
for:

  • Phil Mickelson
  • Brandt Snedeker
  • Fred Couples
  • Cameron Champ
  • And more than 135 of the best golfers in
    the world

Second and third rounds run on Friday and Saturday,
with the final round on Sunday starting around 10 a.m.

On to the Safeway Open Concert Series. Here’s what you
need to know:

  • Timing: Thursday, Friday, and Saturday
    nights at the conclusion of the golf tournament.
  • Location: Chevron Pavilion at the Silverado
    Resort & Spa, Napa. This intimate courtyard setting delivers a fantastic
    concert experience.
  • Featuring:
    • Jake Owen, country chart-topping
      singer/songwriter
    • Bad Company, legendary rock supergroup
    • Rob

Golf, music, food, and wine headline September 23rd
through the 29th Safeway Open event.

Let’s start with details about the Safeway Open:

The Safeway Open Pro-Am Golf Tournament begins Wednesday at 7:20 a.m. Click here for a list of Pro-Am pairings.

Gates for the main event open Thursday at 6:30 a.m.,
with first-round tee times at 7:20.  Look
for:

  • Phil Mickelson
  • Brandt Snedeker
  • Fred Couples
  • Cameron Champ
  • And more than 135 of the best golfers in
    the world

Second and thir

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Lazy days make us think most of the summer is ahead of
us, but we’re about halfway through the season! It’s not too early to begin
planning an end-of-summer Labor Day getaway to Napa Valley.  Warm days, cool nights, and a bounty of
relaxing activities create a perfect respite as you gear up for fall.

Here are a few of our favorite events happening on the
Labor Day weekend, which starts Saturday, August 31st and continues through
Monday, September 2nd.

Lazy days make us think most of the summer is ahead of
us, but we’re about halfway through the season! It’s not too early to begin
planning an end-of-summer Labor Day getaway to Napa Valley.  Warm days, cool nights, and a bounty of
relaxing activities create a perfect respite as you gear up for fall.

Here are a few of our favorite events happening on the
Labor Day weekend, which starts Saturday, August 31st and continues through
Monday, September 2nd.

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Appealing to all ages and preferences,
Napa Valley is a hot and happening destination to make the most of a short,
weekend getaway. There’s always something new in wine country, so, one visit is
never enough. At any time of the year, the valley is abuzz with a flurry of activities,
including wine tastings, shopping, dining, adventure activities, relaxation,
and more. 

Here’s a glimpse at some of the new wine
tasting experiences that are now part of Napa’s unique repertoire of offerings.

  • Make your way to the family-owned, Calmere Estate Winery, located amid the rolling hills of Carnero. Immerse in the beautiful surroundings and enjoy stunning views of San Pablo Bay while sipping on extraordinary varieties of Carneros classics, such as the Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, among others.
  • Play ‘Winemaker for the Day’ in the “Taming the Lion Blending Experience’ at The Hess Collection winery, atop Mount Veeder. Appreciate world-class contemporary art pieces owned by the

Appealing to all ages and preferences,
Napa Valley is a hot and happening destination to make the most of a short,
weekend getaway. There’s always something new in wine country, so, one visit is
never enough. At any time of the year, the valley is abuzz with a flurry of activities,
including wine tastings, shopping, dining, adventure activities, relaxation,
and more. 

Here’s a glimpse at some of the new wine
tasting experiences that are now part of Napa’s unique repertoire of of

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