Napa Valley

Napa Valley Travel Guide

Articles about Napa Valley

By Jenna Scatena
Wine tasting in Napa can be deceptively tricky. Not the drinking part, of course, which awaits you around every vineyard-strewn curve of Highway 29, at peach-hued palatial estates. The art is in planning a day in which you can drink all the velvet...
By Jenna Scatena
Napa’s annual Festival del Sole is a summertime soiree packed with cultural events enticing to every festive gastronome. Now in its tenth year, it kicks off July 15, offering 12 days packed with concerts, festive dinner parties, dance performances...
By Alyssa Shelasky
I’ve never had luck with Napa and men. Five years ago, my long-term boyfriend and I booked a much-anticipated stay at Meadowood, a last-fail attempt at mending our tattered relationship. The moment we arrived, his 100-year old grandmother died....
By Ted Loos

California’s most popular wine region is getting a jolt of much-needed energy. This isn’t your parents’ Napa, but they’ll like it too.

By Nikki Huganir and Erica Blumenthal

The two best friends behind famed Instagram account ‘Yes Way Rosé’ went to Napa to paint the town—well, certainly not a shade of merlot.

By Colleen Clark

All you need is love—these swoon-worthy hotels take care of the rest.

Hotels in Napa Valley

Restaurants in Napa Valley

A converted 1923 Craftsman-style bungalow (low wood-beamed ceiling; two fireplaces) is the backdrop for chef Todd Humphries’s three-course tasting menu of roasted spaghetti-squash soup, Liberty Farms duck-leg confit, and chocolate panna cotta.

Things to do in Napa Valley

Sutter Home, the second-largest independent, family-owned winery in America, is probably most well-known for creating its sweet White Zinfandel in the 1970’s. Established in 1874, and eventually purchased by the Trinchero family in 1947, the winery has the appearance of a large Victorian estate.