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A Modern Guide to Downtown Napa

No longer just the early-morning meeting place for Wine Country excursions, Downtown Napa is becoming a glamorous destination with new restaurants, shops, bars, and, of course, wine tasting rooms popping up on every corner.

The Explorer’s Guide to Mendocino

When Marin is packed and Big Sur is feeling crowded, we like to take off for Mendocino County. Just a few hours drive north up Highway 1, this place is a NorCal dream with acres of redwood forests, hot springs, and long stretches of wild, untamed coastline. 

Wedding Inspiration: Childhood Friends Share a Colorful Ceremony in St. Helena

Once upon a time, a couple of toddlers shared a piece of cake at an engagement party in Vietnam. Twenty years later and all grown up, they shared their very own wedding cake. 

Detox Then Retox: How to Exercise the Wine Country Way

We can't get enough of those scientific studies that prove the health benefits of drinking wine. Of course, even the most solid of liquid diets is best when paired with exercise. Here's how to do both at basically the same time at California wineries.

The Big Eat Wine Country: 50 Things to Devour in Napa and Sonoma Counties Before You Die

San Francisco gastronomes are well versed in our annual Big Eat SF—for more than a decade, you've been checking dishes off our list of the city's must-eats. Last year, we invited Oaklanders to the party with our Big Eat Oakland. And now, drumroll please, we're bringing the Big Eat to Wine Country tables.

Holiday Guide to Wine Country: Shopping, Tastings, Glamping + a Hanukkah Hootenanny

With November upon us, it's time to start celebrating the holidays in Wine Country.

Ultimate Sunday Bike Ride: Smooth Roads and Gorgeous Views in Healdsburg

Nice, fresh asphalt is icing on the cake for any weekend ride. Head to Healdsburg this Sunday for miles of sweet, smooth road on some of the most scenic routes Wine Country has to offer. 

Fall Food + Wine Events Worth Hitting the Open Road

Gas is actually affordable right now (knock on wood), so take advantage and hit the road for a culinary adventure at these top-notch food and wine events.

5 Best Places for Sunset Dining in Wine Country

With so many mountains and hillside and ocean cliffs in Wine County, there are endless possibilities to catch a Sonoma/Napa sunset over supper. Here are five of the best settings to stake out.

5 Sexy New Wine Country Spas

Ditch your cell phone, shut down the computer, and escape into the bliss of a pampering day at the spa. These new and recently-renovated retreats beckon.

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