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Winemaking, from the Vineyard to the Bottle

It’s hard enough to remember the different types of wine, much less the many steps it takes to get the grapes from the vineyard to the bottle.

Have a Ball In Wine Country! Bocce Ball, That Is

Landmark Vineyards Bocce ball

There’s nothing wrong with an impromptu springtime trip to Wine Country. Roaming around without a plan has its rewards, but there are days when you just feel more like hanging out somewhere for a stretch.

Napa’s Off-Road Winery Excursions

Wineries are now offering off-road vineyard tours for adventurous wine (and nature) lovers that'll take you through the vineyards, into the hills, and past historic landmarks.

Our Favorite Private Winery Tours in Sonoma

Sonoma is well on its way to being as posh and packed as Napa Valley, which makes it more difficult to find intimate and personal experiences. But, believe us, they’re out there, and here are our favorites:

Five Things to Do in Wine Country in March

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A not to be missed architectural tour of Napa Valley icons, a Secret Cinema in Stags Leap, an eye-popping new photography exhibit in Rutherford and treasure hunting in Healdsburg, this and more all happening this month.

Paddles Fly and Prices Soar at Premiere Napa Valley

The auction at Premiere Napa Valley

During the annual Premiere Napa Valley at The Culinary Institute of America on Saturday, members of the trade got an early look at how the wines of 2011 are shaping up.

Our Favorite Private Winery Tours in Napa

I highly recommend being spontaneous and stopping by whatever tasting rooms happen to be on your Wine Country route. However, if you crave something private and hidden from the crowds, try one of these private winery tours in Napa Valley:

A Valentine's Day Wine Buying Guide

Benziger Wine

Whether you're buying for yourself or your sweetheart, here are the best sips Wine Country has to offer.

Celebrate Valentine's Day at Napa Valley's Best Spots

The Pear

Looking to head to Wine Country for a romantic February 14th? Here are three spots to put on your to-do list.

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