Summer and fall are Napa’s golden seasons. The sun shines full and bright. Visitors come in droves to drink in the glorious California Summer. Autumn brings the legendary Napa Valley harvest and the color show of the vines’ leaves changing. Then comes Winter and there are some word class events and things to do and GREAT off season deals!
Cabernet Season (November-April) – In the Napa Valley, winter is no longer a season. Instead, the valley celebrates Cabernet Season, the time from late November through April when the pace is slower, and visitors enjoy easy access to the region’s best wine, food, arts and wellness experiences. Napa Valley’s top wineries, restaurants and hotels welcome guests to cozy up in the Valley with tastings, heartier fare that pairs best with the Napa Valley’s legendary Cabernet Sauvignon. For more information go to visitnapavalley.com
Flavor! Napa Valley (March 22nd – 26th, 2017) World class chefs will work their magic by creating dishes to pair with hundreds of top-flight wines from the region. There will be cooking demonstrations, intimate meals, wine tastings and a grand tasting event featuring more than 100 wineries pouring and more than two-dozen Napa Valley restaurants. flavornapavalley.com
Winter In Wineries (December 3rd, 2016 – February 5th, 2017) – offers a relaxed way to tour, taste wine and meet winemakers at 15 heralded wineries, both large and small, in Napa Valley’s northernmost AVA with your exclusive “Winter in the Wineries” Passport. visitcalistoga.com
Napa Valley Truffle Festival (January 13th – 16th, 2017) – The seventh annual Napa Truffle Festival will again showcase the venerated black winter Périgord truffle (tuber melanosporum or black diamond), while brining together a unique gathering of leading truffle cultivation experts / scientists, special guests from the food and wine world and internationally-renowned Michelin Star chefs to discuss, examine, probe, prepare, demonstrate and finally pair truffles with wines to feast upon for breakfast, lunch and dinner! napatrufflefestival.com
Napa Valley Restaurant Week (January 22nd – 29th, 2017) – Sip, sup, and savor some of the Napa Valley’s finest foods and wines during Napa Valley Restaurant Month. Throughout the last week of January the legendary wine and culinary destination that earned 11 Michelin Stars for 2017 offer unique dining opportunities and special menus that celebrate country-lane freshness and the terroir of its world-renowned wines and artisanal produce. visitnapavalley.com
Yountville Live (March 16th – 19th, 2017) – Yountville Live is the ultimate, luxury getaway event, featuring exclusive performances from some of today’s hottest recording artists, exquisite foods from world-class restaurants and award-winning chefs, and a unique variety of some of Napa Valley’s most celebrated wineries.
This super-luxe weekend is the perfect combination of premium entertainment and epicurean experiences with all of the luxury and sophistication that the Napa Valley has to offer, for guests who appreciate the art of living well through discovery and exploration. YountvilleLive.com