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Robert Mondavi Winery Concert Series

The Robert Mondavi Winery Concert Series isn’t the new kid on the block. The 2015 series will be the 46th to take place in the Napa Valley, and it has evolved into something people of all ages have grown to love and enjoy. Fans from throughout the valley anticipate the summer line-up and clamor to buy tickets as early as April each year. This year was no different.

Exploring the Series

The series started on the 4th of July weekend with not only a concert but a fireworks show as well. The next concert will be held on July 18th, with additional performances on July 25th and August 1st.

At this coming weekend’s show, you can expect to be lulled by Grammy Award winner Lyle Lovett. Lovett is well-known for his distinct blends of country, folk, swing, gospel, jazz, and blues music.

On July 25th, fans will be thrilled to be entertained by the ever-popular Melissa Etheridge. She’ll perform not only some of her old favorites, but some of her newest pie

Robert Mondavi Winery Concert Series

The Robert Mondavi Winery Concert Series isn’t the new kid on the block. The 2015 series will be the 46th to take place in the Napa Valley, and it has evolved into something people of all ages have grown to love and enjoy. Fans from throughout the valley anticipate the summer line-up and clamor to buy tickets as early as April each year. This year was no different.

Exploring the Series

The series started on the 4th of July weekend with not only a concert bu

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4 Fun Things to Do in Napa in March

The month of March is a gorgeous time to visit Napa – not too cold, not too rainy, and not too warm. It doesn’t matter if you live locally or are visiting for a weekend, there are plenty of things for you to see and enjoy throughout the area. Here are a handful for you to consider.

Alton Brown Live! Edible Inevitable Tour

You know you want to see him! Food lovers will be excited to see Alton Brown at the Uptown Theatre Napa on March 19th at 8pm. Tickets range from $70 to $150 and the $150 tickets include a Meet and Greet event at 6pm as well as an autographed photo. Then there is, of course, the two-hour combination of food, fun, and comedy.

Everyone Orchestra

Conductor Matt Butler has been leading the Everyone Orchestra since 2001. This isn’t your traditional orchestra. It’s made up of a series of well-known musicians who have spent a great deal of time in a wide variety of rock bands. The end result? An energizing experience you won’t soo

4 Fun Things to Do in Napa in March

The month of March is a gorgeous time to visit Napa – not too cold, not too rainy, and not too warm. It doesn’t matter if you live locally or are visiting for a weekend, there are plenty of things for you to see and enjoy throughout the area. Here are a handful for you to consider.

Alton Brown Live! Edible Inevitable Tour

You know you want to see him! Food lovers will be excited to see Alton Brown at the Uptown Theatre Napa on March 19th at 8pm. Tickets ra

Read more

Wine Tasting Dos and Don'ts

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 the dos and don’ts of wine tastings that will get you through your first of many wine tours.

Reservations

In Napa Valley, the majority of wineries are open to the public, seven days a week. Still, it’s a good idea to call ahead and make sure that the winery can accommodate you during your stay, as some wineries are only open on the weekends or have limited hours. Wineries may also have rules about bringing along kids, large groups or limousines and tour buses.

Clothing

Dressing casual yet sophisticated is best for winery tours. You want to be comfortable, as you’ll be walking around and probably going to several wineries in a day. But, you also want to look nice, as this is showing respect

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 the dos and don’ts of wine tastings that will get you through your first of many wine tours.

Reservations

In Napa Valley, the majority of wineries are open to the public, seven days a week. Still, it’s

Read more

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?

Wine tours are educational experiences. To make the most of the visit, you should be open to learning new things and having an appreciation for the resources that our world relies on for revenue and job opportunities. In Napa Valley, the wineries are very accustomed to doing tours, so you’ll have no trouble seeing the wineries that you want to. Some prefer more intimate gatherings and request that visitors sign up in advance while others welcome tourists at any time. If you have a few wineries in mind, check with them beforehand to learn their policies. Otherwise, you can wait until you get a few good recommendations from the locals.

What Happens on a Wine Tour?

When you arrive at the winery, you

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?

Wine tours are educational experiences. To make the most of the visit, you should be open to learning new things and having an appreciation for the resources that our world relies on for revenue and job oppo

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