A Postcard from St. Helena

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A postcard can say a thousand words in one simple card….with the most captivating image of wherever you’re visiting.

St. Helena’s postcard truly will bring a magical experience to anyone’s eyes when thinking of ultimate travel experiences, St. Helena is at the forefront.

Exclusive access to Napa Valley’s finest wineries? Tick. Glistening luxury? Tick. Seclusion and serenity? Tick. But wait, it goes further than that. St. Helena is a window to another world. Back to nature-bliss, panoramic scenery, and influences from farm-fork eats. St. Helena is a postcard for all!

Waking up with a view is one of the best pleasures in St. Helena. Alila Napa Valley is an intimate retreat waiting to be discovered. Designed for a blissful reset, elegantly designed rooms, cozy outdoor firepits, and the soaking tub will have you savoring every moment. The resort was built around a stately Georgian-style guesthouse that was originally constructed in 1907 and now houses the Acacia House restaurant. Acacia House features bold and artful American cuisine under the influence of “Top Chef Masters” winner Chris Cosentino. Find balance at Spa Alila, blending centuries-old healing techniques with modern expressions, the spa experience will melt away your worries. In the evening watch the sunset and unwind outside around the cozy fire pit.

Capture the moment of wine in your picture-perfect postcard. Surrounded by over 150 Napa Valley wineries in a 10-mile radius, there’s plenty to keep you busy in St. Helena.

Tucked away in St. Helena, Sinegal Estate Winery might be the hidden diamond in all of Napa Valley. Nestled amongst 30 acres, your private estate ambassador will greet you with a splash of sparkling wine, a personal toast from the owner of the property. Embark on a private Estate Tour exploring the properties lake, manicured gardens, and learn the heritage of the historic estate. End your tour with a selection of small-production wines in their state-of-the-art tasting room mimicking a modern-day living room. An 1881 ghost key is masked in the design. Can you spot it next time you visit?

Open your wine palate to 100-point wines at Vineyard 29. Located on the northwestern hillside of the Mayacamas Mountains. The estate vineyards are some of the most distinguished in St. Helena. Tour the 13,000 square foot caves and private wine library, located 75 feet underground. Dive in and taste a variety of specially curated library wines paired with culinary delights prepared by their executive chef. Your taste buds will be bursting with excitement! After your tasting, take a short stroll to the terrace and be amazed by the overlook featuring breathtaking views of St. Helena.

An iconic staple in St. Helena is California’s oldest continually operating winery Beringer Vineyards. As one of the first gravity-fed facilities and among the first to operate using hand-dug caves and cellars, this winery is Cabernet’s best-kept secret. Tour the winding caves, redwood groves, and culinary gardens. Mystical charm comes to life with every story told on property. Make your way to the 17-room mansion, the Rhine House, where 40 panels of original 1900 stained-glass glisten through the sunlight and dance around the ornate Victorian architecture. End your tour with a vintage curated wine selection and small bites pairing prepared by the Hudson House Culinary team. As you make way to your next destination, drive North on Highway 29, where the Beringer brothers in 1885 planted elm trees along the road that now form a tunnel of trees. A truly spectacular sight to see.

Amidst a treasure trove of wine, a wave of electric boutique shopping is abundant in St. Helena. With so much to explore, we recommend a visit to New West Knifework’s and try your hand at AXE throwing, be mesmerized by vibrant colors at MUESE Gallery, shop for European-inspired home goods at Napa Valley Vintage Home, and be on trend at elysewalker where a personal stylist will create your most fashionable look!

Settle down to a table in the sun after working an appetite. At Pizzeria Tra Vigne this casual eatery is known for its wood-fired sourdough pizzas, original Napa Valley mozzarella, and decadent plates of pasta. Or kick it up a notch and tempt your palate with a truly delicious delight at Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch. Showcasing the season, with ingredients from their organic farm dine amongst the gardens enjoying farm-fork eats and mouthwatering BBQ bites.

If you still need proof that there is paradise on earth, plan your visit to St. Helena today, and don’t forget to capture each second for that perfect postcard getaway!