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Our daily look at nearby getaways
Tuesday, Dec 25, 2012 at 4:24 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Calistoga's Winter-Nice Wine Passport

Calistoga's Winter-Nice Wine Passport

The temps are chillier in Napa Valley but the wine is ready for drinking. Read »

Monday, Dec 10, 2012 at 12:06 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Magical Evenings at Napa's Riverfront

Magical Evenings at Napa's Riverfront

Santa, decorations, and more baubles await in wine country. Read »

Thursday, Nov 29, 2012 at 2:46 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Napa Valley Yuletide

Napa Valley Yuletide

From tractor parades to light-pretty walks, wine country is ready for Christmas. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 20, 2012 at 3:18 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Calistoga's Lighted Tractor Parade

Calistoga's Lighted Tractor Parade

The big machinery is all done up in lights, in Napa Valley. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2012 at 1:48 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Thanksgiving on the Napa Valley Wine Train

Thanksgiving on the Napa Valley Wine Train

Take the holiday on the road -- or, rather, the rails -- this year. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 6, 2012 at 1:21 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Wine and Story: Napa Valley Film Festival

Wine and Story: Napa Valley Film Festival

Famous people and fun-time foodies make for the cinema bash. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2012 at 1:04 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

A Toast for the Record Books

A Toast for the Record Books

Nearly 500 revelers turned out for the Napa Valley Wine Wave. Read »

Friday, Oct 5, 2012 at 10:14 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Flavor! Napa Valley Gets Cooking

Flavor! Napa Valley Gets Cooking

A major autumn celebration lines up the top toques and tastes Read »

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2012 at 4:47 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Fall in Yountville

Fall in Yountville

Yountville Days are just ahead; chili, wine, and scenery are on the menu. Read »

Friday, Sep 21, 2012 at 4:01 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The World's Longest Rolling Wine Toast

The World's Longest Rolling Wine Toast

Hundreds will gather for one long, potentially record-setting event. Read »

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A good time is just a short drive away, and Worth the Drive points you in the right direction. It's a daily look at nearby getaways, festivals and sweet deals.