Napa Valley is California’s most celebrated wine region. It became California’s first American Viticultural Area in 1981 and is acknowledged for its world-class wines. Napa Valley is all about- hillside chateau wineries, vast expanses of grapevines, luxurious boutique hotels, grassy slopes, and top-class restaurants. Beyond wine tasting, Napa Valley Vineyard Tours will also offer some great hiking, small shops for shopping, classy bistros, and exhilarating mud baths. Plan your wine tour with Flying Squirrel Holidays and enjoy an experience of a lifetime!
Napa Valley, also known as the wine country, around 50 miles north of San Francisco, in the USA attracts wine lovers to its rolling valleys fixed with several rows of vines. This is a perfect place to taste the wide choices of white and red wines, come across new favourites, and purchase the favourite one. The rural surroundings, the setting of the wineries and farms, and the epic delights make for a wonderful weekend getaway or a day trip to Napa Valley.
Although several wineries are open daily for wine tours and tasting, it is recommended to reserve your stay and explore around three to four wineries in a day. If you want to deeply understand the entire process of winemaking, then a visit to an oak-scented, dark, barrel room or a cave is recommended. In the winery, the tasting process usually takes place at a bar or terrace which offers gorgeous views and a beautiful setting.
Some of the most noteworthy vineyards in the Napa Valley are Del Dotto Vineyard, William Hill Estate Winery, Sequoia Grove, Castello di Amorosa, Mumm Napa, V. Sattui, and Pine Ridge Vineyards.
Other than wine tastings, Napa Valley also offers various sightseeing options and activities to do in its region. You can go for a hike at the Skyline Wilderness Park, visit Bale Grist Mill State Historic Park, enjoy a picnic at the Oxbow Public Market, enjoy live performances at the historic Uptown Theatre, or enjoy gorgeous views of the redwood trees.
Napa Valley is an ideal place to visit with your family and friends. You can also go for a wine tour with your partner as it offers some of the most romantic things to do like thermal hot springs, mud baths, couple massages, go hiking, enjoy a hot air balloon ride, or watch late-night shows at Uptown Theatre. Travel to Napa Valley and discover all the romantic things to do!
Napa Valley is known for its unique features like wine, Michelin Stars, outdoor activities, relaxation, and art. While wine tasting is the primary reason to visit Napa Valley, it also offers some fun activities to do. Every wine tasting is uniquely different, so plan on visiting the vineyard for a one-of-a-kind experience!
Built-in 1886, it is a stone building listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is built with second Empire architecture and consists of five beautifully appointed rooms with an infrared sauna, a billiards room, and a fire pit.
This resort is known for its three-star Michelin restaurant, suites, cottages, and luxurious guest rooms. It offers all luxurious amenities, along with tennis courts, a golf course, hiking trails, croquet lawns, and a spa.
This is a six-room boutique hotel built in 1860 and is known for its romantic architectural style featuring gingerbread scrollwork, gabled roofs, and a wraparound porch. Offering all modern amenities, Brannan Cottage Inn offers bathrooms with rain showers, Frette linens, and heated floors.
It is a great accommodation for wine and food lovers. It consists of 68 rooms and suites and offers terraces with vineyard views, soaking tubs, and fire pits. Here, you can lounge beside the outdoor pool, work out in the fitness centre, or enjoy the spa in the contemporary farmhouse.
Set on 17-acres, this property is located at the northern end of Napa Valley and consists of 115 rooms. The four thermal geysers, two swimming pools, and special mud baths are its main highlights.
Breweries & Distilleries - Napa is a perfect destination for beer lovers. It is home to breweries where you can explore craft breweries, taprooms, and nano-breweries. You can discover the process of making spirits from local wines.
Culinary Activities - Along with the winemaking sessions, you can cook meals that you enjoy in their kitchen. Culinary classes are in abundance for the foodies.
Outdoor Activities - There are a lot of outdoor activities that you can indulge in like play a game of bocce ball, enjoy a ride of a hot air balloon, enjoy a bicycle tour, stand up paddleboard down the Napa River, indulge in a mud bath treatment, enjoy water sports like kayaking, water skiing, and much more.
Arts & Entertainment - In the Napa Valley, there are several things that you can explore like Rosa Center for contemporary art, visit the museums, visit the 5,000 square foot art gallery, participating in a sketching class, or enjoy one of Napa Valley’s annual festivals.
Golf- Napa Valley hosts some of the most happening golf championships. There are instructors to help you with the game. You will surely have a good time in the Napa Valley.
Napa Valley wine trolley - The Napa Valley wine trolley is a cable car and offers conveyance to classic wineries and offers gorgeous scenic views and the taste of wines from a unique perspective.
It showcases a beautiful range of art by very talented artists. It hosts an international exhibition offering the best sculptures for sale every two years.
It is a town in California that is home to top restaurants. The restaurants offer classic meals that attract both national and international tourists. In the town, you can visit Crane Park, an art gallery, or explore the area by bike.
It is a Tuscan-style castle, where you can get a taste of an Italian winery. This gorgeous site includes a stream winding through a valley surrounded by hills. It consists of a large hall, a long Italian table ideal for business meetings, and a grand barrel room to keep the wines.
Established in 1948, it was formed to protect local history. It is home to Goodman Library where the history is kept in books, publications, maps, manuscripts, and blueprints.
It is a place where visitors can enjoy the artworks of Northern California. The centre also features a sculpture park, several galleries, and a 35-acre lake. The centre also organises exhibitions of contemporary art for children and adults.
Situated at the Southern end of the Napa Valley, American Canyon offers outdoor adventure and gorgeous views of green hills and the Napa River.
This market offers original brands of drinks from California. It offers cocktail moments where you can drink, dine, and shop in the market.
A day tour to Muir Woods and Wine Country from San Francisco is a must! Spend a day visiting some of the world’s tallest trees in Muir Woods in the morning and the afternoon visit the world-famous Northern California wine country.
Please note: This is just a sample itinerary. Your itinerary can be customised according to your tastes and preferences.
Arrival in San Francisco. Transfer to Napa Valley by car. Arrival at Napa Valley. Check in to the resort. Overnight stay at the resort.
Breakfast and get ready for a full day wine tour. Board the Napa Valley wine train where you enjoy a guided tour of Napa Valley. Drop by the train at Napa. Later, explore places in Downtown Napa like Oxbow Public Market, Hog Island Oyster Co., and more. Later, you can enjoy live music at the Silos. Dinner and overnight stay at the resort.
Spend your third day exploring the small towns of Oakville, St. Helena, Sonoma Valley, and Rutherford. Later, you can visit a boutique winery like Stewart Cellars, Staglin Family Vineyard, and more. Dinner and overnight stay at the resort.
This morning, go for a sunrise hot air balloon ride over the vines. Breakfast. Check out of the resort to return home with lovely memories.
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1. Which is the best month to go to Napa Valley?
The best time to visit Napa Valley is August through October or March through May.
2. What are the best winery tours in the Napa Valley?
There are more than 400 wineries throughout the region, but the top ones in the Napa wineries list are William Hill Estate Winery, Sequoia Grove, Castello di Amorosa, Mumm Napa, V. Sattui, and Pine Ridge Vineyards, among several others.
3. Which is the most beautiful winery in Napa?
Each of the wineries has its unique charm, but some wineries that are considered to be the most beautiful in Napa are Louis M. Martini Winery, Castello di Amorosa, Chateau Montelena Winery, Domaine Carneros, Sterling Vineyards, and Robert Mondavi Winery.
4. How much wine do you get in wine tasting?
In the Napa Valley, a small portion of the wine is served for tasting, but then if you like it, you can buy the wine bottle.
Unwinding in an open meadow with a glass of your favourite wine will simply be amazing. Plan a Napa Valley Vineyard Tour with Flying Squirrel Holidays to get the taste of Napa Valley and also experience the process of wine manufacturing. Get in touch with us at +91 3340525777 to plan your customised holiday with us!
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