If 2023 is all about effortless style, elevated experiences, and natural beauty, then consider Napa Valley a trendsetter.
Like the arrondissements of luxury travel, location is everything. Discover St. Helena, the center of wine county, the place that put Napa Valley on the world’s radar.
Discover sophisticated simplicity in St. Helena! Where elegance and ease comingle.
Over 130 years old, and once home to Elvis Presley, the reborn Ink House Napa Valley is the chicest and most illustrious place to stay. Explore 360-degree views and an underground speakeasy. Insider’s tip: Rent the entire hour for an over-the-top bachelorette and/or wedding group in Napa Valley!
Though it’s a newcomer to the Napa Valley luxury-hotel scene, The Estate Yountville has no trouble fitting in. Luxurious, yet discreet, we’re not surprised this 22-acre village within a village earned Sunset Travel’s “Top Wine Country Escape in 2022” award.
Sip more and plan less, travel first class in Napa Valley!
Let the professionals guide you. Roll down the window, lean back, and soak in the view as tour experts handle the logistics. With over 600 wineries, it’s hard to pick – so don’t. Allow a seasoned professional to discover your interests. Booking a guided tour is like flying first class to Napa Valley.
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The menu at Meadowood’s newest culinary creation, Forum, highlights seasonal abundance. Expect dishes such as lemon ricotta ravioli in the afternoon and seared diver scallops in the evening. For a heartier meal, head to Farmstead by Long Meadow Ranch.
Decorated with exposed beams, mixed metals, and reclaimed wood. You can find regulars ordering the pork chop on repeat. Reservation is not needed at Oakville Grocery to build a picnic and sip wine on tap, an iconic lunch stop to include on your itinerary.
Classic, cult, and collector’s favorites in Napa Valley!
A trip to Napa Valley isn’t complete without seeing all the above: a historical winery, a cult favorite, and a winery for collectors. You could visit ten times and still want to go back! The iconic Chateau Montelena is a Napa Valley classic and a must-stop.
Next up is the Prisoner Wine Company. Our cult favorite. A finalist for Wine Enthusiasts’ “Winery Experience of the Year” in 2022.
Lastly, what sets St. Helena apart from other towns is the number of family-owned wineries that have perfected their craft. Titus Vineyards makes the list as a collector’s favorite. Insider’s tip: request the patio of the Vista Room for your tasting and it won’t be long before you become a wine club member!