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Napa Valley, CA, USA
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No Smoking Napa California United States
Just a spot of red Napa California United States
Downtown Napa: The urban hub of Wine Country Napa California United States
Downtown Napa: The urban hub of Wine Country Napa California United States
Napa Valley in Winter Napa California United States
February Fields of Flowers! Napa California United States
wine country Napa California United States
My New Favorite Wine Country Getaway Napa California United States
Berry Picking & Bicycles with San Francisco's SPQR Chef, Matthew Accarrino Napa California United States
No Smoking Napa California United States
Just a spot of red Napa California United States
Downtown Napa: The urban hub of Wine Country Napa California United States
Downtown Napa: The urban hub of Wine Country Napa California United States
Napa Valley in Winter Napa California United States
February Fields of Flowers! Napa California United States
wine country Napa California United States
My New Favorite Wine Country Getaway Napa California United States
Berry Picking & Bicycles with San Francisco's SPQR Chef, Matthew Accarrino Napa California United States

No Smoking

Just to cover their bases, this outdoor garden made sure the rules were clear in every language.

I can appreciate that.

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AFAR Local Expert
over 4 years ago

Just a spot of red

The rich red tasting room at Raymond Vineyards in Napa has decor that's not your everyday run-of-the mill variety...
AFAR Local Expert
over 4 years ago

Downtown Napa: The urban hub of Wine Country

In just the past couple of years, Downtown Napa has been revitalized and grown far bigger than it was during its first boom, in the late 1800s. This bustling urban center on the banks of the Napa River serves as a gateway to Wine Country and as a gathering place for the people who live and work here year-round — with shops, bars, restaurants, wine bars, and yes, even a little nightlife.
over 4 years ago

Napa Valley in Winter

I love Napa Valley during the Winter time. The air is crisp and cool and there is a calm in the air that parallels the hibernating vines. As Spring approaches, flourishes of bright yellow mustard flowers grow between the rows of vines in vineyards all over the valley.
over 4 years ago

February Fields of Flowers!

California absolutely spoils us when it comes to the weather, especially when the cold winter months have battered the other regions of the country. A lovely local escape is to head north to Napa and soak in the gorgeous fields of blooming flowers in February. The vines aren't quite filled out nor producing, but the crowds are fewer and the yellow blooms are in all their glory, creating a lovely landscape to take in as you sip away.
over 4 years ago

wine country

you go to SF, you have to go to Napa valley right? we drove through the wine country, it was awesome! stopped by a couple vineyards, had a few "samples"...it was great!
over 4 years ago

My New Favorite Wine Country Getaway

Yountville is a wine country gem. Known until recently as “Thomas Keller’s Town”, this place is a wine- and food-lover’s dream with tasting rooms and restaurants snuggled along a four or five block stretch. Park your car and walk the whole town in a leisurely day (which means no designated driver needed!). It runs high on luxury, indulgence and beauty, but maintains a quaint charm. It is also accessible to both Napa and Sonoma.

Tasting rooms in the span of the town include Jessup (go for the artwork, and stay for the wine), Girard, Somerston and Grace. Otherwise, park yourself on one of the patios below and taste from their wine lists while you nibble.
about 3 years ago

Berry Picking & Bicycles with San Francisco's SPQR Chef, Matthew Accarrino

There are few moments in life that are just like this one. Snapped hours before a day that culminated with an impromptu fig tasting of 12 varietals from the fig trees next to us, this is Michelin-starred chef, Matthew Accarrino. He has come to harvest produce for the San Francisco restaurant, SPQR. Accarrino has just completed a 100-mile bike ride in Northern California; exercise which he self-deprecatingly shrugs off as "just a regular workout." As the sun beats down around us, he painstakingly picks gooseberries, moving methodically betweens rows on a plot of land owned by the Jacobsen family. As Accarrino shares his story, his words tumble forth with unfeigned excitement.

There are tales of him as a cyclist, a chef, and his latest enterprise with the Clif family and Wilier bikes. As the dirt shuffles under our feet, his words hit home: there is a responsibility that we all have to seek happiness by taking the time to make deeply personal connections with our passions.

Much like the verdant land surrounding us, Accarrino is a man whose portrait can most aptly be described as "quietly complex." Unquestionably self-possessed, beguilingly unconventional, and genuinely charming the afternoon blurs, succumbing to the joie de vivre Accarrino selflessly exhibits. It is matched only in its vibrancy by the boldness by the lemons, the herbs, the peaches, the figs, and the 25 citrus trees surrounding us- here off a lone stretch in the middle of California's wine country.