Adventures in California Wine Country: Napa Valley – Part One


The Vineyard Garden Terrace at V. Sattui Winery

Continued from
Adventures in California Wine Country: Sonoma County – Part Three


According to The Wine Institute — which recently sent me and my friend Jen Miner to the Northern California wine country on a research mission to find great adventures for couples and friends — September is California Wine Month

And while September is a gorgeous time to visit the Napa Valley, home to hundreds of wineries and the towns of St. Helena and Rutherford…it’s now over. Fortunately, Napa should also be pretty darn stunning in October and November. 

For a little travel-planning inspiration, here are some of the adventures that Jen and I enjoyed in the Napa Valley, from a tour of the granddaddy of Napa wineries to an elegant lunch on a garden terrace to a wine cave atop a famous hill.

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