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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Friday, Aug 26, 2011 at 3:46 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Cheese Days at Grgich Hills

Cheese Days at Grgich Hills

Cheese experts and cheese talk rule the winery's weekend. Read »

Thursday, Aug 11, 2011 at 1:25 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Trick or Train

Trick or Train

The Napa Valley Wine Train is looking ahead to the spookiest of holidays. Read »

Friday, Aug 5, 2011 at 11:58 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Opera Houses and Universes

Opera Houses and Universes

Beatles buff gather to sing along to "Across the Universe"; opera, Jim Sturgess, and whimsy fans are welcome. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2011 at 4:57 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Napa Culinary Crawl

Napa Culinary Crawl

Take in a quartet of dining spots and find a new favorite or two. Read »

Thursday, Jul 21, 2011 at 12:47 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Cause for the Paws

Cause for the Paws

A big fundraiser for Napa Humane is afoot. Or apaw, rather. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 12, 2011 at 12:48 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Napa Valley Festival del Sole

Napa Valley Festival del Sole

If you didn't make Tuscany this summer, you still can, in a way. A very good way. Read »

Friday, Jul 8, 2011 at 10:15 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Happy 125th, Calistoga!

Happy 125th, Calistoga!

The Napa Valley burg is celebrating a big one, and both bounce houses and local beverages are involved. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2011 at 4:28 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Flavor! Tickets on Sale

Flavor! Tickets on Sale

The culinary confab is set for Napa Valley in November. Read »

Tuesday, May 31, 2011 at 11:03 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Cheers! St. Helena

Cheers! St. Helena

Summer Fridays, kicking around Napa? Yeah. We'll raise a glass to that. Read »

Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at 4:02 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Napa Chefs' Market Opens for the Season

Napa Chefs' Market Opens for the Season

The downtown food-and-vino gathering kicks off its season on Thursday, May 19. 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.