San Francisco | Napa Valley

First Crush Restaurant & Wine Bar

The charming wine bar is located right in Union Square, amid the hustle and bustle of San Francisco's central shopping district, steps away from the Financial District and SOMA.   Their list is 100% California, featuring well-known wine stars and boutique, hard-to-find producers alike. Sample from more than 200 bottles, and 30 wines by the glass.   A wine-filled respite in the center of San Francisco? Now that's a combination that's hard to beat.    

Conn Creek Winery

The Conn Creek Winery Barrel Blending Experience® provides guests a rare opportunity to learn about, taste, and blend wines from the many distinctive regions that make up Napa Valley. We invite you to play winemaker for a day. Included in the experience:   

A Napa Valley AVA overview led by a wine educator 

A guided walk-around barrel tasting 

Instructions on blending techniques and strategies 

A bottle of your custom blend 

A tasting of Conn Creek's current releases

Phifer Pavitt Winery

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.

Auberge du Soleil

Terraced along a sunlit hillside and nestled among a 33-acre olive grove, the “Inn of the Sun” is renowned for its culinary roots, sweeping vineyard views and exceptional service. Indulge in the best of wine country at Auberge du Soleil, Napa Valley’s most iconic luxury property.

Auberge du Soleil is home to one of the most comprehensive collections of outdoor sculpture ever assembled for viewing and sale. The Auberge du Soleil Sculpture gallery is owned by ÆRENA Galleries & Gardens and is open to guests of Auberge du Soleil or by appointment.

Poetry Inn

With world-class hospitality with unparalleled Napa Valley views, Poetry Inn one of Napa’s most secluded luxury boutique hotels. The elegant five-room property is a hidden gem perched in a Cabernet Sauvignon vineyard high above the valley floor in the Stags Leap District. Accessible only to registered guests by way of a steep gated drive, it is the ultimate wine country sanctuary for those seeking privacy and serenity with the tailored service of a personal concierge.

Tamber Bey winery is located at the Sundance Ranch in Calistoga, a world-class, 22-acre equestrian facility that is dedicated to training top performance horses. The winery was built in 2013 by remodeling a 15,000-square-foot covered riding arena into a state-of-the-art winemaking facility. The property was a winner of a 'Best Of Wine Tourism' award in the Napa Valley in the Innovative Wine Tourism category.

August 25, 2016 to August 28, 2016

Eat Drink SF is the Bay Area’s premier annual food, wine, beer and spirits festival. Four days of delicious events celebrate our world-class chefs and restaurants. Eat Drink SF festival weekend kicks off on Aug. 25 with Taco Knockdown, a creative battle among chefs for the Taco Title. Four signature Grand Tasting events at Fort Mason follow, featuring 160 restaurants and 70 different beer, wine, spirits and cocktails throughout the weekend. Tickets give guests total access, no wallet is needed inside. Guests taste their way through the Bay Area’s top restaurants and drink purveyors. They watch demonstrations by top chefs and beverage professionals on the main stage, learn about wine in the SF Wine School’s classroom, play lawn games in the Backyard Bites area, and meet the chefs, mixologists, beer and winemakers who make the Bay Area an exceptional culinary destination. Don’t miss this quintessentially San Francisco celebration of flavor.

Get tickets today! Use promo code: SFTRAVEL for 10% off General Admission and VIP Grand Tasting tickets.

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Discover what’s new in the Napa Valley, including recently opened restaurants and wineries and hotel renovations: Where to eat, where to drink, where to stay!

Blending the beauty and bounty of Napa Valley with the very finest performing arts, the festival pairs world-class performances with culinary and wine pursuits staged in iconic wine country settings. The annual summer celebration of the art of life has transformed Napa Valley into a cultural destination.

Kristin Chenoweth, Sarah Chang, San Francisco Ballet, Chris Noth, and much more!


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