Feel the Love in St. Helena

We know you already have a crush on wine country but why don’t you make it a full blown love affair? Join us in St. Helena for Valentine’s Day and during the month of love and indulge in these special, once a year, one-of-a-kind experiences!

The Très Romantique Package at Auberge du Soleil is resplendent with romance. Enjoy the evening with an outdoor candlelit bath for two, followed by a couples massage and dessert paired with wine. Then, under the stars, couples may enjoy a private soak in the three temperate pools and a restorative herbal Hamman steam. The next morning, indulge in the guilty pleasure of uninterrupted sleep and linger over breakfast for two served in-room or on the terrace of the resort’s Michelin Star Restaurant.

Indulge your senses Valentine’s Day weekend with a special chocolate and wine pairing at Grgich Hills Estate. You’ll savor five hand-made, specially crafted truffles from Chocolatier, Micaela Boreyko, expertly paired with their exclusive wines – all in the intimacy of their private salon. This romantic experience is the perfect way to set the mood for your wine country getaway. Whether you’re a local looking for a new adventure or a visitor joining Grgich Hills Estate for the first time, their chocolate and wine pairing will leave you wanting more.

Throughout the month of February, Merryvale Vineyards is offering a special flight of Merryvale wines paired with Micaela Boreyko Chocolates, each hand painted and crafted in The Napa

Valley through a four-day process, using only the finest ingredients. The flight includes six of their most popular wines and a special selection of six chocolate truffles and confections that have been specifically paired, and in some cases custom made to complement each wine.

Surprise your sweetheart with a sweet treat and book your tasting today! Advanced reservations are not required but highly encouraged.

Come to the Yao Family Wines Tasting Room on Main Street on Valentine’s Day and purchase a $10 “Sharing Heart” to benefit the Special Olympics. Decorate your heart and hang it on the Wall of Love, and the winery will donate your $10 to the Special Olympics, as well as provide a complimentary pour of their 2016 Yao Ming Napa Valley Brut Sparkling Wine.

Looking for dinner reservations?

Tra Vigne Pizzeria is bringing back some favorites as Valentine’s Day additions to their current wine country centric menu. Order the classic Tra Vigne dishes like Oysters on the Half Shell, Lobster Risotto and Braised Short Ribs with Three Cheese Polenta. For dessert, a Lover’s Molten Chocolate Cake is a perfect ending. For this one night only, the Pizzeria will be accepting a limited number of reservations for parties of two.

Celebrate Valentine’s Day Dinner at Bardessono’s Lucy restaurant with a special Valentine’s Day menu, including options such as Oyster Rockefeller, Hawaiian Butterfish, Grass fed beef tenderloin and more, finishing with Valrhona chocolate decadence cake. The Valentine’s Day menu is available for $125 per person from 5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019.

Looking for a romantic (and delicious) way to celebrate Valentine’s Day? Join Greystone in the historic barrel room at The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone for their special Sweetheart Dinner! Bring your loved one(s) and enjoy a delicious three-course meal prepared by CIA chefs, along with live entertainment courtesy of Marc Teicholz, and their exceptional hospitality.

Explore our full list of St. Helena dining options.

And don’t forget to order your lover a delicious box of Valentine’s Day treats from Woodhouse Chocolates, always a crowd pleaser!