St. Helena's Little Book of Big Experiences

the little book of

Big Experiences


Napa Valley
Wine Passport

November 2023 – March 2024

Cover photo courtesy of CLIF FAMILY WINERY


the little book of

Big Experiences


Napa Valley
Wine Passport

VALID NOVEMBER 1, 2023 — MARCH 31, 2024

Your VIP Access to 12 of Napa Valley’s
Favorite Wineries with Elevated Experiences:

Unique Wine & Food Pairings
Estate Tours & Private Tastings

• Gratuity not included, tips recommended
• It’s highly encouraged to support wineries and buy #localwine
• Parties of no more than six

• Wineries may require credit card to hold reservations, any fees charged will be refunded
• Hours listed are the last appointments of the day

Limit of one guest per Little Book of Big Experiences.

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Hours and availability vary per winery.




The designation is worth the journey, take the road less traveled and visit undiscovered Napa at Pope Valley Winery’s 1887 Historic property. Sip on 4 hand-crafted small lot wines while soaking up Napa’s last frontier.

Located on the east side of Howell Mt., this family owned winery offers an authentic experience. Tour the gravity flow winery, hand dug wine cave, blacksmith shop and vineyard with each tasting.

Bring your family and furry friends to relax under the majestic oak tree, play bocce or giant jenga on the patio. Inquire about vineyard tours, historic tours and picnic upgrades when you book your reservation. Bottle service is offered after your tasting.

Reservations required. Book by phone or online.

Hours: Thur – Mon, 10am – 3pm

Address: 6613 Pope Valley Rd. | Pope Valley, CA 94567

Phone: 707.965.1246

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Enjoy breath-taking views as you ascend to Sterling Vineyards via aerial gondola. Upon arrival at the top of the hill, you’ll enjoy a leisurely self-guided wine tasting while you stroll the winery for a behind the scenes look at winemaking in the Napa Valley.

Experience includes a tasting of 5 wines, gondola admission and a complimentary wine glass.

Reservations required. Book online or by phone
& use code SHCP2024 for Sterling Stroll.

Hours: Daily, 10am-4pm and delete the (open 7 days per week in 2024).

Address: 1111 W Dunaweal Ln | Calistoga, CA 94515

Phone: 800.726.6136

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Markham Vineyards is excited to offer an explorative tasting of Cabernet and Merlot.

This educational experience, led by wine ambassadors, will include a side-by-side tasting of these varietals and discussion of differences in appellations, soil types, exposure, climate, and winemaking.

Please allow 45-60 minutes for this experience.

Reservations required. Book by phone.

Hours: Daily, 10am – 3pm

Address: 2812 St. Helena Hwy N. | St. Helena, CA 94574

Phone: 707.963.5292

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Explore Beringer’s impressive legacy on this 30-minute walking tour that guides guests through the Old Winery and historic wine-ageing tunnels, and become immersed in Beringer’s extensive history and commitment to excellence.

Taste a selection of three wines during the tour. Guests must be 21 years of age, no children or dogs.

Reservations encouraged. Book online or by phone & use code SHLBE2024 for Legacy Cave Tour.

Hours: Mon – Fri, 10:30am, 2pm and 3pm

Address: 2000 Main St. | St. Helena, CA 94574

Phone: 707.257.5771

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Indulge in the ultimate Napa Valley wine experience with a visit to Merryvale Vineyards! Unravel the storied history of this iconic winery, the first built after the repeal of Prohibition, and intertwined with illustrious names like Mondavi and Harlan.

Step into the enchanting ambiance of the historic Cask Room, where time seems to stand still amidst the towering oak casks that have witnessed the making of remarkable wines over the decades.

As a passport holder, you will sample a specially curated flight of three library wines from Merryvales’ extensive cellar, selected to showcase their winemaking philosophy that links new world terroir with old world balance and nuance. Visit and taste the past, present, and future of Napa Valley.

Reservations required. Book by phone or email:

Hours: Daily, 10:30am – 4pm

Address: 1000 Main St | St. Helena, CA 94574

Phone: 707.963.2225

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Embark on a flavorful adventure at Clif Family! Discover a seasonally inspired flight of small-production Clif Family wines, thoughtfully paired with delicious bites created by the talented Clif Family in-house culinary team.

As one of only three B Corp Certified wineries in Napa Valley, Clif Family takes pride in using sustainable practices, sourcing organic produce from their Clif Family Farm, and incorporating their artisan food products into their pairings.

The Passport Discovery Tasting will include tastes of 4 wines, 3 savory pairings, and 1 signature sweet treat to finish.

Reservations required. Book by phone or email:

Hours: Daily, 10am – 3pm

Address: 709 Main St. | St. Helena, CA 94574

Phone: 707.968.0625

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Touch the Vines, Taste the Wines: Crocker & Starr’s personalized and private Vineyard Experience begins in the bucolic country setting of the Crocker Estate.

Guests are led into the vineyard for the opportunity to see and touch the organically grown vines while they learn about Crocker & Starr’s history and continued stewardship of the land.

Guests are then escorted under the one of the Garden Arbors for a seated presentation of Crocker & Starr’s small production estate wines.

Reservations required. Book by phone.

Hours: Daily, 10am – 3pm

Address: 700 Dowdell Ln. | St. Helena, CA 94574

Phone: 707.967.9111

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Whitehall Lane Winery is a local, family-owned and operated winery in the Rutherford Appellation of Napa Valley.

Enjoy five limited production wines from the family’s eight sustainably farmed vineyards, including Estate Cabernet Sauvignon.

Tastings include a small cheese accompaniment along with 10% off all wine purchases.

Reservations required. Book by phone.

Hours: Daily, 10am – 4pm

Address: 1563 St Helena Hwy | St. Helena, CA 94574

Phone: 707.963.9454 ext. 2

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Take a seat, relax, and enjoy an exclusive tasting at Grgich Hill’s Rutherford estate.

Your host will guide you through four limited-production wines and share the history of Grgich Hills Estate and their organic and regenerative farming practices.

Please allow 90 minutes for this experience.

Reservations required. Book by phone or online.

Hours: Mon – Thur, 10am – 3pm

Address: 1829 St Helena Hwy | Rutherford, CA 94573

Phone: 707.963.2784

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You’re warmly welcome for a visit at Elizabeth Spencer, in the heart of Napa Valley, Rutherford, for a truly exclusive tasting set in the enchanting garden (subject to weather conditions).

This captivating event is designed to highlight the extensive array of exceptional wines and winemaking expertise at Elizabeth Spencer.

During your visit, you’ll relish the chance to indulge in five extraordinary wines drawn from their latest releases, accompanied by the uniquely added dimension of a library wine, specially curated to enhance the overall experience and leave you with an indelible memory.

Reservations required. Book by phone.

Hours: Wed – Mon, 11am – 4pm

Address: 1165 Rutherford Rd | Rutherford, CA 94573

Phone: 707.963.6067 ext. 1

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Rutherford Ranch’s family story is a unique multi-generational one that starts with a thriving organic table grape farm in Delano and then estate wine growing took root in Rutherford, Napa Valley.

Sip tasting room, exclusive Napa wines in a relaxed and educational environment, as you are guided through the winery’s sustainable approach to grape farming.

Reservations encouraged. Book by phone.

Hours: Thur – Mon, 10am – 3pm

Address: 1680 Silverado Trail S | St. Helena, CA 94574

Phone: 707.968.3200

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Wind your way up the scenic Highway 128 to a historic winery that locals call a Hidden Gem.

Enjoy a flight of limited production wines crafted by our 5th generation winemaker, Aimée Sunseri, who was awarded Woman Winemaker of the year in 2023.

Reservations required. Book by phone.

Hours: Thur – Sun, 11am – 4pm

Address: 2950 Sage Canyon Rd. | St. Helena, CA 94574

Phone: 707.963.0717

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Please note the welcome center is open 7 days a week 10am-5pm, closed from 12-1pm.

Holiday Hours: Closed Friday, December 23rd-Monday, December 26th

Your VIP Access to 12 of Napa Valley’s Favorite Wineries

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