Things to Do in Napa

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Founded by Diageo Chateau & Estates—also the owner of notable Napa wineries BV and Provenance—Acacia is a relatively secluded... Read More

Inspired by her international art education, Napa native Gretchen Kimball founded Alla Prima Studio as a way to bring both novice and experienced... Read More

Four miles northeast of downtown St. Helena, Andrew Lane winery doubles as the personal residence of owner Andrew Dickson. Established in 1978 by... Read More

Established by siblings Anette and Brent Madsen, this downtown sweet shop is housed in a yellow-walled, wood-floored space that was formerly Patrick... Read More

With its strikingly modern landscaping and architecture, this property at first looks more like a museum (or perhaps a James Bond film location) than a... Read More

This new 150-seat jazz club is on the first floor of the historic Napa Valley Opera House. Riffing off the original Blue Note Jazz Club in New York City... Read More

Despite an exterior that resembles a nondescript storage facility, this winery’s tasting room has a surprisingly romantic interior with dim... Read More

Salsa and Latin funk play in the background at this upbeat downtown wine tasting room, which serves award-winning wines from the family-owned, third... Read More

Situated in the valley of the Stags Leap district, Clos du Val winery earned international acclaim after producing one of the six Californian Cabernet... Read More

After 22 years of harvesting grapes in Carneros, Rene and Veronica di Rosa transformed their winery into a 250-acre, indoor-outdoor museum dedicated to... Read More

Surrounded by two lakes and mountains blanketed with sequoia trees, this organic vineyard is situated on a 1.9-acre parcel of land that was once... Read More

Being that William Jarvis studied physics and electronics at UC Berkeley, it seems appropriate that his winery is not only one of the most... Read More

You can blend three varietals into a barrel—that’s the equivalent of 288 bottles, which can be shipped home after a year of aging. (lessons... Read More

Hidden down a small lane in the rustic Carneros region, this Napa newcomer offers leisurely tastings in a scenic country setting. The tasting room is a... Read More

In the scenic Stag’s Leap district, this refreshingly modern winery hosts wine tastings in an intimate midcentury room. A small flagstone patio shaded... Read More

The Green Spa Network property has a worm-bin composting program that literally eats trash. Read More

A stop along the winery-laden Silverado Trail, this particular edifice was built with stone and wood materials to evoke the aura of something between a... Read More

As part of the Culinary Institute of America in St. Helena, the Rudd Center provides a variety of wine-related courses and programs for both... Read More

Pinot noir thrives in Napa Valley’s Carneros region—a reason that this winery has succeeded in revolutionizing the California wine industry... Read More

At its foundation, Shafer is a relationship between father and son, as are a number of Napa Valley wineries. John Shafer, who abandoned a successful... Read More

Decades after winning first place at the 1976 Judgment of Paris wine tasting, Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars is still highly respected for its... Read More

Getting to this mountaintop winery entails a scenic drive up winding, wooded country roads. By the time you pull up to the ivy-covered, historic stone... Read More

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