St. Helena is not only in the center of historic wines in Napa Valley, but also home to some of the best views around! Here’s your guide to a three-day trip of experiencing breathtaking views.
On your way into town, start your trip with a quick grab deli lunch from Gary’s Wine & Marketplace. You’ll be out exploring the sites and might need something refreshing to take in those views. This wonderful wine and food shop with deli has an artisan collection of items that will make you feel Napa Valley from the moment you walk in. Grab your lunch and enjoy the patio seating views of neighboring vineyards and mountainsides.
Before heading to your hotel, enjoy your first tasting at Titus Vineyards. With one of the best patio views in the Valley, you’ll be able to enjoy beautifully crafted wines with a stunning view.
Take a short trip down the road and check into your hotel, Wine Country Inn & Cottages. Intimate and secluded, this quaint hotel delivers the quintessential wine country experience with spectacular vineyard views.
After a quick rest, enjoying a wonderful dinner at Farmstead and enjoy the surround views on the patio while exploring a menu filled with items that are the definition of farm to table. With produce grown in the family gardens, experiencing farm-fresh foods is quite the experience!
Head back to your hotel and enjoy a bottle of wine and soak in the evening views of the vineyards.
Start your morning with a delightful breakfast at your hotel. Sit on the patio of the breakfast nook and take in even more views of the Valley.
Then start your day with your first wine tasting at Sterling Vineyards. With a stunning view of South Valley, you want to talk all the selfies! First take the aerial tram up the mountain and enjoy views from the moment your start your experience. Taste crafted wines all while working your way through the property and seeing view after view!
Move on to Benessere Vineyards and enjoy wines with a late light lunch. Sitting on their newly designed patio, you will have the opportunity to taste Italian-inspired varietals not often found in the Napa Valley. While you taste enjoy specially curated charcuterie and picnic options.
Next enjoy a private portfolio tasting at Stony Hill Vineyard. Enjoy a seated tasting of current releases at the family home high on the slopes of Spring Mountain. Spend an hour enjoying exclusive wines while you enjoy views of the valley below.
Head back to the hotel and enjoy a moment poolside, with more views of the Valley and a great way to relax in the summer sun!
Get ready for dinner and unique dining experience at Gatehouse located at the Culinary Institute of American at Greystone. This pre-fixe menu with optional wine pairing is curated from start to finish by the culinary students at CIA. Guided by their professors, whom some are even world renowned, you’ll have a one of a kind experience that you won’t forget! Who knows, you may be enjoying a meal by the next Thomas Keller!
The next morning, grab coffee and a pastry at Napa Valley Coffee Roasters and stroll into a locally kept secret, the Adams Street Vineyard. This locally known walking trail, next to the public library, will allow you to have a beautiful Sunday morning stroll among the vines. Not to mention, the ground level views in this view are out of this world. You learn quickly why this this a local favorite!
After heading back to your hotel to freshen up and check out, a quick trip down the road will take you to Duckhorn Vineyards. Sitting on the beautiful wrap around porch, you can see why you might want to move to St. Helena have a view of your own.