Quent Cordair Fine Art features Romantic Realist paintings, sculptures, and drawings in Downtown Napa. Established by artist Quent Cordair in 1996, the venue has become the premier provider of contemporary Romantic Realism. They serve an international clientele of private and corporate collectors, and were even voted "Best Napa Art Gallery" and "Best Wine Country Art Gallery."
The Uptown Theatre is Northern California's premier live music theater. Located in Downtown Napa, The Uptown’s Theatre showcases acts, music, and comedy routines. It has hosted some of the entertainment industry's most prominent names, including Boz Scaggs, Merle Haggard, Cyndi Lauper, BB King, Lewis Black, George Thorogood, Lyle Lovett and Ron White.
Much of Napa's prospers stemmed from its tanning industry. The Sawyer Tannery is quaint evidence of this, having been founded in 1869. As the birthplace of "Nappa leather," Sawyer Tannery would quickly escalate to become the largest tannery west of the Mississippi. In the time since its rise, many others would attempt to copy the remarkable worksmanship and craft of Nappa leather, but to little avail.
Mirroring the regal of British tea gardens and royal, manicured estates, Hess is consequently a top attraction in Napa. Originally established by Donald Hess as his first Mount Veeder vineyard in 1978, the winery is now a combination of artistic history and passionate craftsmanship. Partake in Napa history with cultural displays and exhibitions, wine making classes, and world-class tours. They live by the mantra of “nurture the land, and return what you take.”
It is almost far too whimsical to adequately describe, but di Rosa is truly an experience for the senses. The site spans over 200 acres of vineyard, gardens, and natural landscape in the Carneros Appellation of the Napa Valley. They house an acclaimed collection of contemporary Bay Area art, encompassing over 2000 works by more than 800 artists. The art reflects the creative efforts of individuals who wished to capture the imagination and innovation of Northern California.
Treat your ears to the Symphony Napa Valley! Director Ming Luke debuts the finest professional musicians in the Northern California with fellows from the Napa Valley Performing Arts Center’s Orchestra Institute Napa Valley. Listen to internationally renowned guest artists and local productions and performances.
The Napa Valley Opera is a non-profit performing arts organization in downtown Napa. Functioning as both a national historic landmark and opera house, it offers tours as well as distinctive performances. Enjoy productions featuring theater, dance, comedy, jazz, blues, world music, and family programming.
The Silverado Resort features two championship golf courses available to members or resort guests. Redesigned by PGA Hall of Famer Johnny Miller, the courses dazzle with water crossings, elevation changes, and trails through historic oak trees. The North Course was even named the "16 golf course in California" by GolfWeek’s "Best Courses You Can Play" list and "27 for America's Top 50 Courses For Women."
The Chardonnay Golf Club is a winner with 18 holes of championship golf to pose a challenge players of all skill levels. Play among Chardonnay vineyards, lakes, and creeks on a course that features 6 par fives, 6 par fours, and 6 par threes. There are also 5 sets of tees (Professional, Tournament, Mens, Seniors, and Ladies), and several areas of the property are designed as wildlife preserves dedicated to maintaining wildlife habitat among the vineyards and fairways.
Alston Park remains a Napa favorite throughout the seasons with 157 acres of rolling hills and open spaces. There are 3 miles of trails open to equestrians, mountain bikers, hikers, and dog walkers. The Redwood Creek tributary climbs to the upper area, which is a popular off-leash dog area.
Skyline Wilderness Park is not a state park, so the beautiful property is still relatively unknown. Sitting on the edge of the city, there are over 16 miles of trails for hiking, biking, and horseback riding. Take advantage of lush, riparian ravines, oak woodlands, and chaparral hills.
Westwood Hills Park is heavily-wooded with 3 miles of trails through groves of oak trees and grassy meadows. This affords expansive vistas of Napa itself, and numerous benches and picnic tables allow for relaxation. Near the park's parking lot, the non-profit Napa Valley Naturalists operate the Carolyn Parr Nature Museum. Find exhibits depicting the plants and animals found in Napa County's five different habitats, a children's nature library, a tactile corner of skins, nests, and bones, and a nature reference library.
Ristorante Allegría is one of Napa's finest. Located in an old Bank Building on First Street, Allegria combines Old World excellence with Modern Italian cuisine. Dine on signature pastas, Napa cabbage salad and outstanding entrees like the Pollo Ripieno. They pride themselves on an exquisite port and traditional Italian Tiramisu. Dine in the original bank "vault" room, The Bella or Chardonnay rooms or the outside patio.
Cole's Chop House is Napa's "Classic American Steak House." They serve a collection of succulent 21-day, dry-aged prime steaks, Certified Angus Beef, formula fed veal, New Zealand lamb, and fresh seafood. Choose your drink from the extensive wine list, which emphasizes Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon.
Relax and enjoy fine wines and oysters at Hog Island. They've discovered the key to growing succulent, healthy oysters in Tomales Bay. The Bay is an estuary where coastal rivers flow into the Pacific Ocean, giving way to extreme tides and cold, clean waters that create an oyster’s paradise! Hog's Island now raises over 3 million Pacific, Kumamoto and Atlantic oysters each year, along with tasty Manila clams and mussels.
Mustards Grill have perfected the art of fine dining in a casual, friendly setting. As a hub for great food and wine, Mustards beckons the hardworking citizens and visitors of Napa for lunch and dinner. Choose from a selection of wine and beer to accompany a menu of soups, salads, sandwiches, oven and wood-grilled meats, and delicious sides.
Grace's Table celebrates global flavors in a welcoming setting. Your palate will savor French, South American, Mediterranean, and a wealth of other cuisines under one roof. Matzo Ball Soup, Spaghetti and Meatballs, French Steak Frites, and Peruvian Causa are just a few highlights of their dinner menu.
After visiting the supernal Lake Berryessa, stop by Cucina Italiana for a memorable, authentic Italian meal. Owned by Master Chef Stefano Gusberti, Cucina Italiana is known for its hospitable service and expert dining settings. Enjoy your meal on the outdoor patio among grapevines and a bocce court. Cioppino, Parma salad, Pollo Parmigiana, and Salmon risotto are favorites.
FARM at the Carneros Inn serves the finest ingredients from Carneros' farms and ranches, ensuring that guests are dining on local, organic dishes. Enjoy wine country with their comfy alfresco lounge, cathedral ceilings, two fireplaces, patio dining, and wines from both Carneros and around the world. Dinner highlights include the Market Oysters with a Sparkling Wine Mignonette, Jidori Chicken, Superior Farm Lamb, and Prime Filet.
For over a decade, Azzurro Pizzeria has remained one of Napa's most beloved venues for authentic, thin-crust pizzas. They also serve killer pasta specialties, seasonal antipasti selections like bruschetta and artisanal salumi and fresh, seasonable salads. Enjoy selections of West Coast wine available by the glass.
Angele is a contemporary, French country restaurant and bar. They serve upscale bistro cuisine, wine, and cocktails on the Napa riverfront. The dining room is located in the historic 1890's ship chandlery known today as the Hatt Building. Such a romantic setting hearkens the classic French brasserie!
La Toque boasts an award-winning cellar that now features over 1,700 selections (it's even presented as an iPad application). For fare, La Toque serves a combination of American Contemporary and French Eclectic cuisine. Dishes include Slow Cooked Pork Cheek with Roasted Root Vegetables, Lemon Parsley Root, Espuma and Crispy Brussels Sprouts Leaves, the Pacific King Salmon “Tournedos” a la Plancha with Oyster Mushrooms, Pearl Onions and Beurre Rouge.
Cuvée is a French wine term derived from cuve, meaning vat or tank. Such a fitting title streams seamlessly into the restaurant's theme of rich comfort foods and fine wine. As such, Cuvée features an extensive local wine list with “wines on tap," as well as craft beer from Northern California micro brews and garden-inspired cocktails.
Molinari Caffe is the place "to start and end your day!" Enjoy premium coffee that has Napa excited for Monday mornings. The tea served is loose leaf and French Pressed so the quality is guaranteed. Munch on morning and evening pastries, deli, and paninis served midday and in the evenings, and take advantage of their Wi-Fi.
The Napa Valley Coffee Roasting Company cooks a complex starch into a pristine caramelized sugar. Since each bean requires a specific roasting profile, they have calculated the exact time and temperature required for turning a green coffee bean into a brown roasted coffee bean. Therefore, expect the perfect cup each time. They carry nine single-origin coffees from Indonesia, Africa, and the Americas.
Dine on the intimate outdoor terraces at Bistro Don Giovanni. Their menu features Italian, and Country French fusion cuisine. Feast on freshly baked breads, local olive oil, fresh salads, tasty appetizers, homemade pastas, chicken, steaks, burgers, and seafood. Sip on Napa Valley and Italian wines, as well as signature cocktails.
Sift battled in Food Network's Cupcake Wars and won! It's easy to see why with yummy desserts crafted with fresh ingredients from local purveyors. They use Clover butter, eggs and dairy, Lagunitas beer, C&H sugar, Purfect Puree-fruit from Napa, The Flying Goat coffee from Healdsburg, and organic dark chocolate.
As Napa's premier Thai eatery, you'll find the best of Thai favorites. Look for menu items like the Pad Thai (rice noodles, prawns, tamarind, togu, egg, chives, sprouts, lime, and peanuts), Peanut Bomb (sliced chicken breast or tofu, steamed veggies, and spiced peanut sauce) and the 8 Elements Wrap (grilled prawns, spinach & lettuce wrap, ginger diced, lime, shallot, and peanut roasted coconut-palm sugar sauce).
The Alexis Baking Company dazzles with gourmet breakfast served all day. Enjoy selections like the gluten-free cornmeal pancakes, omelette with mushrooms, onion, bacon, spinach and white cheddar served with potatoes and your choice of toast, lemony ricotta pancakes with housemade blackberry sauce, and the Santa Fe Burritos with egg, onion, potatoes and black beans topped with melted cheddar, housemade tomatillo sauce, and sour cream.
The Crush Ultra Lounge at The Meritage is one of Napa Valley's most unique nightlife venues. Experience an evening of craft cocktails while bowling or playing pool. The 12 high-definition televisions show all the big games, and the award-winning chef is sure to impress with his culinary concoctions.
Owned by the storied Raventos family of Spain (whose winemaking history extends back to the 16th century), the Artesa Winery now emphasizes production of History Timelinesmall. This composes premium lots from which Napa Valley's best Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Merlot, and Cabernet Sauvignon are created. The Winery is atop hills with vistas of Napa Valley, San Francisco Bay and its own estate vineyards, which is why it's referred to as the Jewel of Carneros.
Wine and trains. It's the perfect nighttime combination. Partake in the romantic 3-hour journey through world famous vineyards with wine tours, wine tasting and upscale dining. The journey encompasses a 36-mile round-trip between Napa, one of the world's most famous wine valleys, to the quaint village of St. Helena and back.
It may appear to be slightly overwhelming at first glance, but such an astounding drinks list is what makes Bounty Hunter one of Napa's premier nightlife venues. They feature over 400 highly-allocated wines available to take home or have shipped home to enjoy later, 40 wines available by-the-glass, and myriads of other beverages on their 30-page list. Guinness is available on tap, along with artisan bottled beers and a hand-picked selection of spirits. Dine from the full lunch and dinner menu.
Come to Zuzu for a taste of Spain, Portugal, and the Mediterranean. Celebrate with friends and family over a night of great food, wine and even art. Their eclectic wine list offers bottles from California, Spain, Portugal, and South America featured by the glass, garrafa, or bottle. Additionally, there are selections of Sherries, Ports, craft beers, and ZuZu’s house-made sangria.
Fume is the ultimate gathering place for after hours fun. They have daily Happy Hour specials that include deals on food and drinks, such as burger, ravioli, pizza, specialty fries, and house made onion rings specials. Enjoy a cocktail list of Fume Manhattans, Italian Greyhounds, Blue Cadillac Margaritas, and Napa Iced Tea. The wine list features an array of white and red selections.
Chef & Owner Michael Gyetvan describes Norman Rose as "that comfortable spot where you can meet family and friends for a nice pint or glass of wine paired with a great burger or other classic, American comfort food.” Come for a night of relaxation and great conversation with wine, cocktail, and dinner menus.
What's on tap at Downtown Joe's? A collection of ales, porters, stouts, IPA, bock and dark beers all brewed with premium British malts in the traditional British method by Brewmaster Colin Kaminski. As you indulge in Napa-made brew, enjoy live music three nights a week, with DJ Aurelio on Sundays.
Robert Biale Vineyards invites guests to their tasting room. You will be personally hosted by the friendly and knowledgeable staff and treated to a Zinfandel and Petite Sirah tasting. Their acclaimed wines have garnered recognition from Zinfandel Grand Masters, Zinfandel Roars Back, and Wine Spectator.
One of Napa's more popular shopping destinations is Napa Premium Outlets. With over 50 shops it's easy to see why! Find great savings events and daily specials at Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, Barneys New York, BCBG Max Azria, Brooks Brothers, Gap Outlet, Calvin Klein, Coach, Cole Haan, Guess, J.Crew, Kenneth Cole, Lucky Brand, Max Studio, Michael Kors, Talbots, Tommy Hilfiger, TSE and more.
Farmer's Market in Napa is a place where you cannot only purchase sustainably grown products but also participate and enjoy different events. Supporting the local farmers and selling fresh food is the main goal of this market while creating an experience for its visitors. Stop by and collect the products you need for lunch or, if you are early enought, breakfast!
If you are a lover of arts, make sure you stop by at the Gordon Huether Studio. Public art, fine art and a lot more is waiting for you in the heart of Napa. You are welcome to just stroll around in the studio, purchase your favorite art piece or let your children experience the magic of art!
Step in The Grand Hand Gallery and find yourself surrounded by art pieces made by artisans from all over the country. The gallery not only offers paintings but clay, wood, glass and jewelry for its visitors. After all, fine craft is in the middle of attention in this lovely place.
The recently upgraded shopping centers at the Bel Aire Plaza is all the rave. Shop at Pier 1 Imports, Chico's, Copperfield's Books, Cost Plus World Market, Lark Shoes, Orchard Supply Hardware, Pet Food Express, Pharmaca, sumbody, and Target. And dine at BarBersQ, Caffino, Firewood Cafe, Sift, Peet's Coffee & Tea, Trader Joe's, Villa Corona, Whole Foods Market, or Yo Belle.
The V Marketplace is a festival-style center offering upscale specialty shops, galleries, restaurants, a wine tasting cellar and Napa Valley's original hot air balloon company. Tread about European-inspired cobblestone walkways, indulge in scenic views and stop in the picnic gardens for a romantic escape. There are events and entertainment held year-round.
At Napa General Store, find a wealth of unique items with that wine country stamp of approval! There's an abundance of local, American-made, authentic merchandise: block-printed, handmade tees, crafted jewelry, home furnishings, and more. Gift wrapping and shipping are always available.
The Mustard Seed Clothing Co. has been voted "Best Clothing Boutique in the Napa Valley" for 16 years in a row. Come discover why with a grand collection of apparel and accessories ranging for casual elegant to classical contemporary. They carry name brands including Joseph Ribkoff, Tribal, Eileen Fisher, Sympli, Johnny Was, Color Me Cotton, Hobo, Brighton, and Peter Saturo.
Creations Fine Jewelers is a full service jewelry boutique specializing in custom designs, exquisite designer jewelry, bridal, and fine Swiss watches. They handle all jewelry and watch repair with a master goldsmith onsite, as well as a certified GIA gemologist/expert appraiser. They also carry beautiful designer jewelry lines.
The name says it all. Find a selection of men's outdoor clothing, footwear, luggage, sunglasses, cigars, knives, wallets, hats and assorted must-have gear. Brands include Filson, Patagonia Footwear, Carhartt, Ray Ban Eyewear, Mountain Khakis, Redback Boots, The North Face, Merrell, Horny Toad, Vibram Five Fingers, Suunto Watches, Kleen Kanteen, Royal Robbins, and more.
Napa is served by Oakland International Airport, 50 miles to the city's south. OAK has service to destinations in the United States, Mexico, Europe and Cargo flights to Asia and elsewhere. Oakland itself is a focus city for Southwest Airlines and Allegiant Air. OAK also services Alaska Airlines, ArkeFly, Delta, Hawaiian Airlines, jetBlue, SATA, Spirit Airlines, U.S. Airways, and Volaris. For ground transportation, OAK offers door-to-door shuttles, inter-terminal shuttles, limousines, charters, Amtrak/BART/AirBART/AC Transit, rental cars, taxis and scheduled buses.
The VINE is a fixed-route bus system for the County of Napa. The transit service provides accessible transportation for all residents and visitors into Napa County and the Napa Valley. The VINE offers both local and regional routes throughout the County with transfers to community shuttles in American Canyon and northern Napa County, as well as transit agencies in Solano County and connections to Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) and San Francisco Ferry in Vallejo.