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Visit the Napa Valley

May 4, 2016 12:10 pm Published by

Vacationing in the Napa Valley A vacation in the Napa Valley. A week exploring the Napa wineries. This is something worth planning to make sure it’s the best it can possibly be. The Napa Valley is known for cool mornings and warm to hot days, especially in the summer, so pack enough clothes for a range of temperatures. First, find a place to stay in the area. This probably isn’t a family vacation (children and wine tastings are not a good pairing) so look for a little bed-and-breakfast. There are many of these in Napa Valley, mostly vintage homes. As... View Article

The Biggest Little Town in Wine

April 27, 2016 9:43 am Published by

St. Helena, the biggest little small town in the wine world Although the small town of St. Helena, CA, has fewer than 6,000 people, it is one of the acknowledged  centers of the global wine business. With more than 80 wineries, it is known as the home of some of the world’s finest wines. St. Helena was incorporated as a town in 1876, by which time it already had a number of small businesses, a schoolhouse and a hotel. Ten years later it had a population of about 1,800. Even before it was officially a town, it was a center... View Article

Napa Wineries – Different Vineyards, Different Wines

April 6, 2016 9:30 am Published by

A quick guide to Napa wineries The Napa Valley in California has long been synonymous with quality wine. Its warm Mediterranean climate, shielded by the surrounding mountains from the extremes of heat and cold, render it one of the best places in the world to grow wine grapes. Its intricate topography offers a wide range of potential growing areas to choose between, from fields of rich volcanic soil to rugged mountainsides, each imparting a different set of qualities to the terroir of the grapes. The first grapes in the valley were Mission grapes, planted by missionaries to grow wine for... View Article