San Francisco | Napa Valley

Davis Estates is a family owned and operated estate located in Calistoga, Napa Valley. Passion, honesty and meticulous attention to detail in every aspect of life is the philosophy there. In 2011, the Davis family purchased the century-old estate winery and began their ambitious restoration project to create a distinguished winery. 

Winemakers in Napa Valley know how to balance more than 150 years of tradition with today’s innovations and technology. No matter the technique, one thing is constant: the commitment to cultivating excellence and producing some of the world’s finest wines. Meet four up-and-coming Napa Valley winemakers who are keeping the commitment to quality alive:

The Napa River Inn has been named one of America’s Dozen Distinctive Destinations by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and is a Forbes Four Star hotel. This locally owned and operated inn has 66 rooms spread between three diverse buildings along the waterfront. The rooms offer the historical charms of the past and blend with the modern-day amenities of today. It’s no surprise that the Inn won a 2018 ‘Best Of Wine Tourism’ award for Accommodation from the Great Wine Capitals Global Network.

It’s Cabernet Season here in the Napa Valley. That means not only full-bodied red wines, but mild temperatures, shorter days, roaring fireplaces, maybe a little chocolate. In other words: the height of romance. Here’s our idea of a perfectly romantic day in the Napa Valley.

As one of nine recognized Great Wine Capitals, San Francisco | Napa Valley has awarded its hospitality leaders the 2018 Best Of Wine Tourism regional designations in seven categories.

Phifer Pavitt Winery is one of the few Green Certified Wineries in the county of Napa. Phifer Pavitt Winey has crafted a unique and world-class environmentally friendly winery creating world class Cabernet. With every inch of the winery reclaimed, from hog wire chandeliers to Wyoming Snow Fence, this winery focuses on making sure our commitment to mother nature stands out. With a hospitality adage of, "Enter as Strangers, leave as Friends," Phifer Pavitt Winery is a place you'll never forget. The winery was recently given a ‘Best Of Wine Tourism’ award for sustainability by the Great Wine Capitals Global Network.

Napa Valley Wine Trolley

The Napa Valley Wine Trolley is a motorized, authentic replica of the late 1890's San Francisco cable car. The 5 hour tour visits 4 wineries and includes water, drinks and gourmet picnic lunch at one of the vineyards. The Napa Valley Wine Trolley tours allow you to take in the gorgeous scenery, aromas, and tastes of world-class Napa Valley vineyards from a fun and unique perspective. Experience Napa Valley like you never have before!

Napa Valley Wine Train

One of the few active historic passenger railroads in the United States, the Napa Valley Wine Train offers an engaging and memorable experience that echoes the glory days of train travel, with fine dining service, multi-course meals, Napa scenery and ultimate relaxation aboard exquisitely restored antique rail cars. 

Etude Wines

Etude was founded on the philosophy that winemaking begins in the vineyard long before the harvest and that superior grape growing diminishes the need for intervention by the winemaker, resulting in authentic varietal expression. Visit them and enjoy their critically acclaimed wines including their limited production single vineyard Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Cabernet Sauvignon.


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