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My first trip to Napa Valley was in the late 1960’s, during my senior year at U.C. Berkeley. I had just turned 21, and here was this amazing place only an hour’s drive away with rolling blond hills and the sunny climate of Provence, where you coul...
Since 2005, Burgundy-born Gilles de Chambure, director of wine education at Napa’s Meadowood resort, has arranged vineyard visits and tastings for guests and nonguests alike. Arrive during the fall harvest or in early spring for fewer crowds, and ...
San Francisco to Calistoga, California A day of spas, with a side of Syrah Distance 80 miles Driving Time 2 hours The Appeal San Franciscans seeking a holistic holiday have been decamping to Napa Valley’s northernmost town for 150 years. Over ...
SONOMA Sonoma Spa (457 First St. W., Sonoma; 707/939-8770), a modest day spa in the center of Sonoma, entices with all-natural beauty and health treatments, such as a rose-petal body mask or a European body wrap guaranteeing "a six-inch loss from ...
sonoma valley How does a green and gold valley roughly 17 miles long and eight miles wide absorb 21/2 million visitors a year?By luring them to the main route, Highway 12, then leading them off it. Set atop ridges and buried in leafy canyons are ...
Raise a glass—Napa Valley is finally out to entice families! This June, the owners of Auberge du Soleil open Solage Calistoga (Calistoga, Calif.; 866/942-7442; www.solagehotels.com; cottages from $425), a resort with 89 high-design cottages plus a...