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Vista Collina Resort

Nestled amongst the rolling hills of Napa, Vista Collina Resort ushers in a new way to discover Wine Country. Napa’s finest resort offers thoughtful, Tuscan-style décor, a tasting Village (featuring nine tasting rooms), a Food & Wine Center offering cooking classes and tastings, a locally-sourced, artisanal market, 80,000 square feet of meeting and event space and a spacious 16,000 square foot community lawn for picnic, play and private concerts.

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Given that 95% of Napa Valley’s wineries are family owned and nearly 80% make less than 10,000 cases of wine per year, most wineries can be described as small, artisan producers. Get to know second generation vintner, Ryan Hill of Hill Family Estates and his perspetive on the family business.

Join us in the heart of the Napa Valley for Sequoia Grove Winery’s Terroir Tasting Experience. Learn the Sequoia Grove history, viticulture and winemaking practices and how the terroir of prominent Napa Valley AVAs is reflected in our wines. 

It all started with the purchase of his home in Napa Valley in 1990. As the President of Disney Studios, coming to Napa each weekend was meant to be a break from Hollywood’s hustle and bustle. Little did he know, the fruit growing on his property was highly sought after, and he quickly realized he had something special. 

The California summer brings on sunny skies and festival season in San Francisco and Napa Valley, a season that was born out of the Summer of Love. Here's what you can't miss this year:

Each year at the end of summer, the Napa Valley comes alive with the excitement and rush of harvest. After months of careful nurturing and observation, winemakers all over the valley finally give the word, “it’s time.”

Acacia House by Chris Cosentino debuted in Napa Valley in May 2017. Offering an inventive approach to relaxed Napa Valley fare, Acacia House honors its Wine Country location with unique regional wines complemented by select European accents. Set within the historical Acacia House dating back to 1907, the restaurant reflects the rustic, convivial atmosphere of the former inn with updated elements from celebrated design team Yabu Pushelberg.

If there’s anything better than a glass of good wine, it’s a glass of good wine with its perfect food partner. From cheese to chocolate – even popcorn and cupcakes – here are some of our favorite food and wine-pairing experiences around the Napa Valley. Most of these experiences are available by reservation only, so plan ahead.

San Francisco and the Napa Valley are renowned for their food and wine culture, but its pleasures don’t stop there. Tucked within its streets, hotels, and wineries are pockets of inspiration where you can stumble upon moments of beauty and works of astonishing art. Find your way to the following spots and prepare to be delighted with these innovative works.

Originally a 1940s roadside motel, the current incarnation of the Calistoga Motor Lodge and Spa (CML) in the Napa Valley is inspired by “the Great American Road Trip of the 50s, 60s, and 70s.” Its new décor has a retro-chic vibe with mid-century modern furnishings. 

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