St. Helena

Things to do in St. Helena

Freemark Abbey’s shop, located within the winery's tasting room, was designed with wood floors, a sharp-angled wood-beamed ceiling, and hanging fake-candlelit chandeliers, to mirror the winery's original stone structure. In 2010, the winery started selling this library — one of the biggest in Nap

Reminiscent of a castle, the Beringer estate is the oldest operating winery in Napa, having produced sacramental wine during Prohibition.

Peter and Sue Hua Newton established Newton Vineyards in 1977 on one-square mile of tumbling slopes on Spring Mountain overlooking St. Helena. Though now owned by European company Moët-Hennessy, the Newtons still manage the gardens of their former estate.

Founded in 1971 by eccentric, sometimes gruff brothers Stuart and Charles Smith, this winery encompasses some 200 secluded acres atop Spring Mountain. Large madrone trees can be found on the estate, giving the winery the second half of its name.

At an elevation higher than most other wineries on Spring Mountain, this family-owned estate opened its facility to visitors in 2008.

Atop Spring Mountain, this winery was started by the Pride family in 1990, with current winemaker Sally Johnson.

Serious seekers of culinary and wine knowledge have flocked to this Napa Valley campus since 1995.

Located in downtown St. Helena, this shoe store specializes in high-quality, handmade ballet flats. Though owner Jan Niemi designed the shop's 200-plus variations of the shoe, she has them hand-produced in Tuscany, where she spends six months of the year.

Up 1,700 feet on Spring Mountain, this facility used turn-of-the-century stones from the previous tenant to rebuild a structure reminiscent of an English country cottage.

A carefully curated collection of unusual, high-end housewares fills the two floors of this home-turned-shop.

Since 2004, chocolatier Tracy Wood Anderson has sold her collection of delectable handmade chocolates in this sumptuously elegant shop.

This winery has touches of the Southwest, especially the blue and yellow corn-colored paint that adorns the modern exterior.

Run by the same two Italian families (the Lucchesis and the Particellis) since 1931, this old-fashioned general store has an interior that’s remained the same for decades.

As one of Napa’s most respected interior designers, Erin Martin has cobbled together a variety of art pieces, furniture, books, sculptures, lamps, and jewelry, selling them at her downtown St. Helena store M.

Referred to by locals as "the Cameo," this historic theater has one of the oldest movie screens in existence in the U.S. and shows a rotating selection of current independent and mainstream films.