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Our daily look at nearby getaways
Saturday, Sep 1, 2012 at 9:03 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Napa Valley Wine Train Night Tours

Napa Valley Wine Train Night Tours

Sundays will now be a part of the Napa Valley Wine Train's popular night winery tours. Read »

Thursday, Aug 23, 2012 at 5:56 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Harvest STOMP

Harvest STOMP

The Napa Valley Grapegrowers throw a party ahead of their busiest time. Read »

Thursday, Jul 26, 2012 at 4:39 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Sommelier Doc to Premiere in Napa

Sommelier Doc to Premiere in Napa

Has a film ever fit with a festival quite as well? Read »

Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 2:03 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Christmas in May

Christmas in May

Are you a big fan of the Napa Wine Train's St. Nicholas? You can get your tickets now. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 4, 2012 at 2:02 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Spur of the Moment Napa

Spur of the Moment Napa

The new Do Napa Overnight Kit assists visitors who decide to stay after a day around the county. Read »

Monday, Mar 19, 2012 at 5:40 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Tasting the Trails

Tasting the Trails

Nope, the grapes aren't ripe, but the time is ripe for recreating in one of the world's prettiest stretches. Read »

Saturday, Mar 17, 2012 at 9:29 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Napa's Artsy April

Napa's Artsy April

Art lovers and wine lovers -- and those people who consider themselves to be both -- are making for a host of events. (Wait, there's a lot of cross-over there, right?) Read »

Monday, Mar 5, 2012 at 11:25 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Sipping Yountville

Sipping Yountville

A Saturday spent snacking around Yountville? Oh, gone on: Twist our arm. (Kidding -- we're so there.) Read »

Monday, Dec 19, 2011 at 11:44 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Why Howdy, Coombsville

Why Howdy, Coombsville

The Napa Valley nook receives its official American Viticultural designation. Read »

Monday, Dec 5, 2011 at 10:46 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Napa Urban Wine Crawl

The Napa Urban Wine Crawl

It's a city taste-a-thon in the heart of wine country. 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.