Just a Perfect Day in Napa Valley

Just a Perfect Day in Napa Valley


Peek.com is a one-stop shop to discover and book amazing things to do. Whether it’s visiting the MOMA or eating your way through a local culinary tour, Peek’s team of travel experts handpick the best experiences and make them easy to book online. Hidden gems come from tastemakers such as Tory Burch, Wolfgang Puck, and Gavin Newsom, who share their best tips for the places they love.

Here, the experts behind SF-based travel website Peek.com customize an itinerary for one fine day in Wine Country.

9:30 a.m.
Made-from-scratch cinnamon rolls and 
breakfast cakes are a must at Ciccio. 
Savory lovers should try the salmon toast.

10:30 a.m.
Learn a new party trick, and take a swing at 
the art of bottle sabering at V Wine Cellar, 
where you’ll wield your own sword under 
the watchful eye of a trained sommelier.

12:30 p.m.
Olive oil is the new wine with tastings, lunch, and a tour of the olive groves at Round Pond Estate.

3:30 p.m.
New from PlumpJack, Odette Estate is an airy, 
modern take on the ranch-style winery with a 
tasting room nestled against the palisades of Stags 
Leap. Later this year, taste the inaugural vintage 
of Odette’s 2012 Chardonnay. Time your visit 
to take advantage of evening drive-in movies. 

6:30 p.m.
Snag a spot on the pier at Lake Hennessey to 
watch the sunset. On the way, pick up a snack of 
mortadella, Mexican chorizo, and house-made pickled veggies from Fatted Calf at Oxbow Public Market.

8:30 p.m.
Feast on Napa Valley’s best pizza at Redd Wood, the new laid-back sister to Richard Reddington’s Michelin-starred Redd, where black tufted leather booths set a posh vibe.

7x7 Editors’ Pick
Stay the night in the Erin Martin-designed North Block Hotel, a minimalist boutique property that opened in the former Hotel Luca space last year.


Enjoy a $20 gift credit towards any experience on Peek.com—just use the code “7x7” when you check out. Expires July 31, 2013.


This article was originally published in 7x7's May issue. Click here to subscribe. Correction: Our May 2013 print article "Just a Perfect Day: Napa Valley" (p. 36) wrongly stated that the French Laundry provides public tours of its culinary garden. We regret the error.

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