Our writer traveled to California where she discovered a ryokan in Glen Ellen, a restored mansion in Calistoga and lavish resorts close to St. Helena and Napa.
Napa Valley may be known for wine tastings, but the area is developing more and more bars with creative mixology. Here are 11 places to get a great cocktail.
Amid glitzy chandeliers and blingy surroundings, our writer finds herself being a Winemaker for a Day at Raymond Vineyards.
In Napa and Sonoma valleys, "farm-to-table" cuisine is the norm. Diners get the pleasure of enjoying meals that take full advantage of the region's bounties.
There are a number of activities that can be added to a wine country itinerary to make the journey as memorable for children as for their parents.
After years of seeing the vintage Napa Valley Wine Train, comprised of 100-year-old Pullman rail cars, our writer decides to take it from Napa to St. Helena.
Guided by friendly staff, we visited four boutique wineries in Napa, discovering the subtleties of each vintage and unlocking the mysteries of their terroirs.
Our writer found excellent hideaways in three areas of Northern California wine country: downtown Calistoga, Glen Ellen and Napa.