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Explore Napa

Welcome to Napa Valley! We can’t wait to share a few of our favorite places in the area. As a tip for winery tours and tastings, it is strongly suggested to call ahead and make reservations or check out exploretock.com to book your tastings and tours. It's basically OpenTable for wineries. The wineries have capacity restrictions and need to know if you are coming in advance. Below are a few of our top spots, including vineyards, wineries, restaurants and fun things to do (bike trails, wine train, hot air balloons, etc.)! Enjoy! 🍇

Napa Valley Wine Train

The Napa Valley Wine Train is a leisurely gourmet journey throughout the beautiful wine country of Napa Valley in meticulously restored vintage rail cars. The Napa Valley Wine Train provides a three-hour thirty-six mile round trip journey between the historic town of Napa through one of the world's most famous wine valleys to the quaint village of St. Helena and back. Guests aboard the Wine Train enjoy the option of a freshly prepared lunch or dinner as they view the vineyards and wineries from any of the vintage 1915-1917 Pullman Dining, Lounge or 1952 Vista Dome rail cars which have been lavishly restored.

1275 McKinstry Street Napa, CA 94559 (707) 253-2111

Farmstead at Long Medow Ranch

Farm-to-table New American fare is served in a renovated barn owned by a cattle ranch & winery.

738 Main Street Saint Helena, CA 94574
(707) 963-4555

Explore Yountville

The small town offers an abundance of amazing food (Bottega, Ad Hoc, Redd, R+D Kitchen, and Ciccio). In addition to the food, the main street is lined with wonderful tasting rooms that you can pop into and sip on some of the best wine in the region.

Yountville, CA 94599

Stag's Leap Wine Cellars

Tours and tastings are 90 minutes that explores the history of the estate, its unique terroir, and its superlative wines. Delight in the fascinating stories of one of California's earliest wine estates as you stroll the property and finish with a seated tasting in the stately Manor House. Cost is $75 per person, offered daily, by appointment only, at 10:00AM, 1:00PM and 3:00PM.

5766 Silverado Trail Napa, CA 94558
(707) 261-6410

Restoration Hardware

You absolutely MUST go check this out. Restoration Hardware's Yountville showroom and restaurant. It's gorgeous and such a fun place to visit. They have a small restaurant (reservations need to be made in advance), as well as a big wine tasting area with a beautiful patio and wine bar. The VAULT is the wine tasting and bar area and is first come first serve!

6725 Washington Street Yountville, CA 94599
(707) 339-4654

Silver Oak Napa Valley

Tasting room hours are Monday - Saturday: 9am - 5pm, Sunday: 11am - 5pm. Walk-in tastings are allowed here, for parties of 6 or fewer. Parties of 7 or more require reservation and the cost is $30 per person. Silver Oak also offers a tour and tasting for $40 per person, but this requires a reservation.

915 Oakville Cross Road Oakville, CA 94562

Caymus Vineyards

Beautiful winery and great wine! Please note that reservations are encouraged for preferred seating and required for parties of six or more. Tasting hours are from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily. Tasting fee is $50/person. You will sample five wines made by the Wagner family – Caymus, Mer Soleil, Emmolo and Conundrum. You’ll also hear some of our favorite stories about being farmers and winemakers in Napa Valley, with a family history dating back more than 150 years.

8700 Conn Creek Road Rutherford, CA 94573
(707) 967-3010

Downtown Napa

There are several things to do and see in Downtown Napa. Stroll around and checkout some of the tasting rooms and fabulous restaurants (Morimoto and Celadon to name a few).

1290 Napa Town Center Napa, CA

1881 Napa

Napa's only wine history museum and tasting! Really something not to miss or experience.
In the heart of the Napa Valley stands a landmark historical Victorian home and the oldest continuously operating grocery store in California. Founded in 1881, this beloved general store served the visionary pioneers who first planted grapes in the valley. Today, the adjacent founder’s home at the junction of Oakville honors the rich history, legacy and heritage of this world-famous winegrowing region.

Open 7 Days a Week, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
7856 St. Helena Highway, Oakville, CA 94562
707.948.6099

Brix Napa Valley

Brix Restaurant and Gardens in Yountville, California opened on March 28, 1996 with a clear focus on providing a farm-to-table dining experience. More than two acres of gardens and orchards provide ingredients for a new menu inspired by the culinary traditions of Northern California, accented by international technique. 
Owned by the Kelleher family, the restaurant’s name reflects the measurement of sugar levels at which the grapes for the Kelleher Family Vineyard’s Cabernet Sauvignon are harvested.

7377 St. Helena Highway,
Napa, CA 94558
(707)944-2749

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