Archive for the ‘Wine Places’ Category

Nov 3, 2014

Top 5 Reasons Napa Is Best Visited in November

Napa Valley has just seen its busiest tourist month of the year come and go. October, during the height of harvest is when the Valley sees more tourists than any other month. From October, visits fall precipitously until January, which sees the fewest visitors. All this is leading me to the point that November just may be the best month of year to visit Napa Valley…But it depends on your disposition. 1. THE BEAUTY OF THE VINEYARDS For those looking…

Oct 7, 2014

Best Dining in Napa: The Top 5 Lists

Despite earthquakes and inch deep hail, the town of Napa in Napa Valley remains the most vibrant community in the Napa Valley for both locals and visitors. It gets this designation based on the continued revitalization it has undergone over the past 10 years, particularly its downtown area. Part of that revitalization includes a key aspect of cultural vitality: good food. What follows is my current thinking on the Town of Napa and Dining (each list numbered, but not ranked)…

Aug 18, 2014

Opportunity Knocks in the City of Napa

I’ve lived in the town of Napa at the Southern end of Napa Valley for only four years. I cam from Sonoma and still feel like a Sonoma Boy. Napa just doesn’t feel like home, yet. However, I have been regularly coming to the town of Napa for more than a couple of decades and can say that the revival of the down town in the past 10+ years is among the most remarkable examples of redevelopment I have ever…

May 20, 2014

10 Reasons to Choose Napa Valley over Sonoma Valley for a Wine Vacation

Napa Valley and Sonoma Valley are separated by the Mayacamas Mountain range. They share a claim to the Carneros wine growing region to the south. Both valleys provide visitors with as much wine tourism as could ever be desired. However, what follows are the Top 10 Reasons to Choose Napa Valley Over Sonoma Valley for your vacation. Logistics First: Both Valleys run parallel to each other on a relatively North-South axis and are separated by the Mayacamas Mountain range. You…

May 19, 2014

10 Reasons To Choose Sonoma Valley Over Napa Valley For Your Wine Vacation

Napa Valley and Sonoma Valley are separated by the Mayacamas Mountain range. They share a claim to the Carneros wine growing region to the south. Both valleys provide visitors with as much wine tourism as could ever be desired. However, what follows are the Top 10 Reasons to Choose Sonoma Valley over Napa Valley for your vacation. Logistics First: Both Valleys run parallel to each other on a relatively North-South axis and are separated by the Mayacamas Mountain range. You…