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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Wednesday, Nov 30, 2011 at 11:19 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Winter in the Wineries

Winter in the Wineries

Should colder temps prevent you from tasting Calistoga's tastiest libations? Not at all. Read »

Friday, Nov 25, 2011 at 10:35 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Napa on Ice

Napa on Ice

Spent a day eating your way through the Valley? There's a way to get some lively exercise in (and look cute doing it). Read »

Tuesday, Nov 8, 2011 at 12:02 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Season Goes Subterranean

The Season Goes Subterranean

LA Residence and the Hall Winery have paired up to give big families a one-of-a-kind holiday experience. Read »

Monday, Nov 7, 2011 at 1:54 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Foodies Meet Filmies

Foodies Meet Filmies

A chef's panel at a film festival? Well, it is in Napa Valley. Read »

Monday, Oct 31, 2011 at 2:20 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Four Days of Flavor!

Four Days of Flavor!

Over 100 wineries and two dozen Napa eateries will gather together for a mid-November bash. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 18, 2011 at 7:33 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Napa Valley Film Festival

Napa Valley Film Festival

"Like Crazy" and "A Beginner's Guide to Endings" will screen. And wine will flow. Of course. Read »

Friday, Oct 14, 2011 at 6:34 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Wine Train Terrifies (and Tickles)

Wine Train Terrifies (and Tickles)

Tickets are still available for the annual Friday-before-Halloween ride. Read »

Thursday, Oct 13, 2011 at 8:34 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

TripAdvisor Hearts Napa

TripAdvisor Hearts Napa

Several eateries get a shout-out from the go-everywhere, feedback-flush site. Read »

Friday, Sep 23, 2011 at 3:39 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Napa Valley Open Studios Tour

Napa Valley Open Studios Tour

Eye artists working with paint, metal, clay, and photography. Read »

Thursday, Sep 1, 2011 at 9:46 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Wine Country Ukulele Festival

Wine Country Ukulele Festival

Jam sessions, instrument giveaways, and strum-sweet concerts are on the three-day schedule. 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.