Mother nature has blessed St. Helena with plenty of rain through the month of March, and it’s creating a whimsical landscape of dramatic colors and energy for April. The eagerness of bud-break perches on the shoulders of winemakers and growers, while the rest of us are in awe of Napa Valley’s luscious hillsides and wildflowers.
Room with a View: Sought After Stays to Recharge
Why is St. Helena the most desirable destination to rest your head in Napa Valley? Views, views, and more views! Book a stay in the epicenter of wine country, where Napa Valley’s story began, and allow spring to penetrate your skin as you bask in vineyard views.
Luxury accommodations don’t begin to describe the experience at Forbes five-star-rated resort, Meadowood Napa Valley
The property is spacious, and thoughtful, and possesses a sophisticated playful energy defining the way Napa Valley is meant to be enjoyed. Main Street’s Harvest Innis commonly known as the most romantic hotel in Napa Valley, an absolute dream for couples and those seeking tranquility
Travelers seeking a home-like atmosphere can stay in a charming historic victorian in St. Helena’s historic district, th Inn St. Helena. Meet like-minded travelers, receive insight from the veteran innkeeper, and discover St. Helena’s best-kept breakfast secret.Book Your Stay
Flavors of the Season
Trust us when we say you’ve never seen more beautiful, handcrafted, melt-in-your-mouth creations than those from Woodhouse Chocolates. If Madonna likes it, so do we! Order online or visit their Main Street shop adorned with tapestries, butter-colored walls, and a chandelier. Insider’s tip: they make the best Easter treats.
Tis’ the season for spring crudité, anything fungi, and a Mexico City inspired margarita that you can only find at Acacia House at Alila Napa Valley. Sticking to wine? Try the Rose & Rosé made up of rose water, Schramsberg sparkling rose, hibiscus, and Aperol.
If you’re not yet drooling, the menu at PRESS Restaurantis globally inspired in Napa Valley style, with menu favorites such as the sweet & sour pig ears with kumquats and black truffle risotto with castelmagno cheese.
The best decision you could make for your entire trip is to book the Spring Tasting Menu and let the culinary team wow your taste buds.Dining Guide
Satisfy Your Senses with Hands on Wine Experiences
For the finest tasting caviar, you must enjoy it in the Spring, and best when paired with champagne in baccarat crystal from none other than Jean Charles Boisset, at the JCB Tasting Salon. JCB redefines the wine-tasting experience and transcends terroir-making wine around the world!
Discover the perfect spring outlook, and take a private garden and cave tour at Rombauer Vineyards before tasting at one of Napa’s best overlooks. For something truly exceptional and unique, smell, see, and touch elements in hand-blown glass globes as a tool to uncover unique characteristics of wine at Brasswood Cellars’ Sensory room. Each sensory flight is paired with equally sensory stunning small bites to enhance your one-of-a-kind experience.p
Gems of Napa Valley: Sparkling Stones to Colorful Hillsides
It’s an undeniable fact that the best shopping in all of Napa Valley is in St. Helena’s Historic Shopping District, coined “Napa Valley’s Main Street.” St. Helena’s boutique shopping is known to carry the crème de la crème of products, especially when it comes to jewelry.
For the real crown jewels of Napa Valley, explore outdoor adventuresaround St. Helena this Spring. From the historic Bale Grist Mill, to the trails at Moore Creek Park, there is no better time to explore St. Helena’s outdoor beauty.
Need an outdoor guide who also has expert wine knowledge? Call Wild Vine Napa Valley.