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1236 Lincoln St, Calistoga, CA 94515, USA
Tasting wine is enjoyable pretty much anywhere, but becomes especially so when there's a funky old Airstream involved. The Grade Cellars specializes in sauvignon blanc wines and their tour educates about the process, from harvest to bottling—and...
1170 Tubbs Ln, Calistoga, CA 94515, USA
Some of the best Napa Valley winetasting experiences are to be had in the tasting rooms of the smaller wineries along the Silverado Trail. Envy Wines, just north of Calistoga (the northernmost part of Napa Valley), is a great pick if you want...
1111 W Dunaweal Ln, Calistoga, CA 94515, USA
This one-of-a-kind vineyard features the only aerial tram in Napa Valley. Visitors can enjoy the unbelievable view from above followed by a tasting and a self-guided tour of the art gallery and the winery. The gondola ride is perfect for taking in...
1365 Lincoln Ave, Calistoga, CA 94515, USA
"Up the road but down to earth," says the billboard on Highway 29, attempting to coax visitors to push through St. Helena's quaint downtown and onward to Calistoga. The northernmost town in Napa Valley, it is the last to be what you might call...
2007 Redwood Rd, Napa, CA 94558, USA
The best fish tacos I have ever had were in a strip mall in Napa, CA. The octopus burrito, the classic fish tacos, or the La Taquiza fish tacos are all amazing! When they have strawberry horchata, get two, you won't regret it!
540 Main St, Napa, CA 94559, USA
When Angéle opened on the banks of the Napa River more than 10 years ago, it was a brave move, considering there was very little in the way of foot traffic in Downtown at that time. (The river even still flooded from time to time.) Napa has...
813 Main St, Napa, CA 94559, USA
This beautiful three-story restaurant and bar in downtown Napa was a thriving establishment from 1945 until 1974, when an unsolved murder that occurred here led the family to close the doors. The murder was finally solved and after years of...
1001 2nd St, Napa, CA 94559, USA
Carpe Diem is another stand out restaurant in the dining scene of Downtown Napa in Napa Valley. The sophisticated menu changes every month to reflect seasonal ingredients and the chefs' new innovations, including a great variety of appetizers,...
610 1st St, Napa, CA 94559, USA
Think of the Oxbow like a high-end shopping mall for food and wine. On the east side of the Napa River, the market brings together a number of epicurean purveyors under one roof (well, technically, it’s three different roofs). The result:...
933 Main St, St Helena, CA 94574, USA
The line for burgers and fries at Gott's Roadside (formerly Taylor's Refresher and don't you forget it) in St. Helena can be ridiculous in the afternoon, but if you go in the morning, you'll have your choice of picnic tables—either in front...
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