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A Little Twist: Cool Cocktails in Napa Valley

Harvest Inn is surrounded by world famous wineries and offers picturesque vineyard views. Nearby, you can also find a range of cocktail bars and lounges that offer Instagram-worthy settings. From tropical concoctions to classic martinis, discover the best of Napa Valley's cocktail scene. To get you started, here are a few suggestions with cool vibes and views:

Goose & Gander in St. Helena offers a speakeasy vibe beneath its main dining area. Featuring a diverse cocktail menu that rotates with local ingredients and seasonal inspirations, this spot exudes charm with its stone fireplace and leather chairs.

Sky & Vine Rooftop Bar at Archer Hotel in Downtown Napa offers unparalleled city views and expertly crafted cocktails amidst a modern rooftop setting with lounge chairs, firepits, and a vibrant bar overlooking the city skyline. Enjoy classic and seasonal drinks as you watch the California sunset in style.

The Bar at Auberge du Soleil in Rutherford provides an exceptional setting with sweeping valley views, akin to its Michelin-starred counterpart, The Restaurant at Auberge. This elegant bar offers a cozy atmosphere ideal for unwinding after a day of wine tasting.

Cheers to indulging in the finest flavors and discovering new favorites!

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Experience Festival Napa Valley 2024

Festival Napa Valley, celebrated for transforming California wine country into a premier cultural destination, proudly announces its 2024 Summer Season from July 6-21. This year, immerse yourself in a blend of classical, jazz, contemporary, opera, and dance productions, all paired with Napa Valley's exceptional food, wine, and hospitality.

The 2024 lineup promises something for everyone, with over 60 concerts and events, including a range of ticket price points, from daily admission-free performances to the renowned Patron experience. International superstar Lionel Richie headlines the Arts for All Gala, benefiting arts education and the Festival’s community programs. Another highlight includes a tribute to Sophia Loren featuring her grandson Vittorio Ponti on piano in his festival debut with the Los Angeles Virtuosi Orchestra conducted by Loren’s son Maestro Carlo Ponti.

The Harvest Inn provides the perfect retreat amidst the festivities. Join us this July for an unforgettable celebration of arts and culture in the heart of Napa Valley.

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Raise Your Glass: A Toast to Mom on Mother's Day Weekend

May is here and it’s important to make our mothers feel special and appreciated on Mother’s Day. The Harvest Inn offers a fantastic dining experience and spa partner to help you do just that all weekend long.

Join us at Harvest Table for a sumptuous brunch Mother’s Day Weekend, Saturday and Sunday, May 11-12, from 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. The brunch menu features a delectable array of seasonal favorites sourced from the bounty of Napa Valley. Dining reservations can be made here.

As an extra treat for Mother’s Day, book a spa appointment at Health Spa Napa Valley, just one mile north of Harvest Inn. Explore their complete list of rejuvenating massages, facials, and special services.

Happy Mother's Day to all the amazing mothers out there!

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Local Links for Golf Enthusiasts

Looking to play golf in Napa Valley while staying at the Harvest Inn? Napa Valley boasts an array of stunning golf courses that offer both breathtaking views and challenging play.

One must-visit destination is the Golf Course at Silverado, which features two championship golf courses redesigned by PGA Hall of Famer Johnny Miller. These courses offer a perfect blend of natural beauty and strategic challenges for golfers of all skill levels.

Another fantastic option is the Chardonnay Golf Club, known for its manicured fairways and scenic surroundings. The course runs through over 150 acres of Chardonnay, Merlot & Pinot Noir vineyards and features several wildlife preserves.

For those seeking a challenging course, the Eagle Vines Vineyards & Golf Club provides a unique experience with its stunning vineyard-lined fairways and panoramic vistas.

Whether you're a seasoned golfer or just looking to enjoy a leisurely round amidst Napa Valley's incredible scenery, these golf courses are sure to impress.

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BottleRock Napa Valley 2024 Preview

BottleRock Napa Valley is back, and it's shaping up to be an unforgettable experience for music lovers everywhere. From May 24-26, 2024 the picturesque vineyards of Napa Valley will once again come alive with the sounds of some of the biggest names in music.

This year's lineup is nothing short of spectacular, boasting headliners like the legendary Stevie Nicks, the iconic Pearl Jam, and the incomparable Ed Sheeran. With such star power gracing the stage, attendees are guaranteed three days of non-stop entertainment and musical bliss.

But BottleRock isn't just about the music. It's a three-day extravaganza filled with gourmet food, world-class wines, and captivating art installations. Whether you're dancing to your favorite tunes, indulging in delicious culinary delights, or exploring the stunning surroundings, there's something for everyone at this premier festival.

So mark your calendars and get ready for an unforgettable weekend at BottleRock Napa Valley 2024. With an incredible lineup and an unparalleled atmosphere, this is one event you won't want to miss!

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Experience The Golden Splendor of Mustard Season

Every year, from January to March, Napa Valley transforms into a canvas of golden hues as wild mustard flowers blanket the vineyards, signaling the onset of a new growing season. This annual spectacle, known as mustard season, is a hidden gem waiting to be discovered in wine country.

For photographers and nature enthusiasts alike, mustard season offers abundant opportunities for capturing stunning photos. Scenic back roads like Silverado Trail and Pope Valley provide lesser-known yet equally breathtaking vistas, while the Napa Valley Vine Trail invites leisurely exploration amidst the mustard blooms.

The vibrant yellow flowers juxtaposed against the backdrop of rolling hills and vineyard rows create a scene straight out of a postcard. Whether you're wandering through the fields or savoring a picnic amidst the blossoms, mustard season in Napa Valley promises moments of pure enchantment.

So, grab your camera and experience the magic of mustard season. Whether you're seeking Instagrammable spots or simply yearning to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of wine country, Napa Valley's mustard season is sure to leave an indelible impression on your senses.

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Feast Your Way Through Napa: 2024 Restaurant Week

Locals and Visitors alike love to dine in the heart of California wine country during Napa Valley Restaurant Week. This year, January 19-28, Napa Valley’s renowned restaurants come together to offer exclusive deals on innovative gastronomic experiences. It's a celebration of this iconic region, spotlighting its premium ingredients and farm-fresh produce, masterfully crafted by talented chefs.

During this scrumptious ten day event, participating restaurants in Napa, Yountville, St. Helena, and Calistoga unveil special menus that cater to every palate. Whether you're looking for daytime or evening outings, you'll find a variety of food and wine to tantalize your taste buds. From brunch for two to a four course dinner, Napa Valley Restaurant Week is the perfect time to explore the region.

To ensure you get a seat at your preferred eatery, remember to make reservations well in advance, as tables tend to fill up quickly during this dining celebration. Savor the flavors and don't miss out on this opportunity to feast your way through Napa!

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Toast The New Year On Napa's Wine Train

For those seeking a unique and luxurious way to usher in the New Year, Napa's Wine Train offers a day filled with decadent delights and memorable moments. This New Year's Day, guests are invited to step aboard the 1915 Pullman train cars for a journey like no other.

The festivities commence with a gourmet 3-course meal served onboard, perfectly complemented by the scenic beauty of the Napa Valley rolling by. Guests can savor the flavors, enjoy each other's company, and relish the start of a brand-new year.

The highlight of the day awaits at Mike Grgich's renowned Rutherford winery, where a 2-hour winery party will be in full swing. Here, guests will celebrate a historic victory - beating the French in a blind tasting competition. At precisely 3 pm Napa time, which coincides with midnight in France, a sparkling wine toast will be raised in triumphant celebration.

But the festivities don't end there! As the journey continues back to the station, guests will have the opportunity to dance in the unique and charming train cars. It's a day sure to be filled with luxury, libations, and laughter.

Join Napa's Wine Train in toasting to 2024 and the promise it holds!

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Celebrate Thanksgiving In Napa Valley

On Thursday, November 23, 2023, we invite you to a Thanksgiving feast, that combines tradition with a hint of gourmet flair, at Harvest Table on the Harvest Inn property. From 3:30 pm to 7:30 pm, indulge in a menu designed to delight the senses with starters, your choice of a main course and dessert. Commence with family-style starters featuring Model Bakery Bread, Kuri Squash Soup, and Persimmon & Kale Salad.

The main course offers a symphony of flavors. Guests can choose from succulent Roasted Organic Turkey Breast, Wood Fired Mt Lassen Trout, or the Coffee Pork Loin. For the vegetarian, the English Pea Cappelletti is an artful expression of the season. Don't forget to save room for the family-style side dishes like the sage-infused Pan en Levian Stuffing and the sweetly spiced Brown Sugar Yams. Finally, cap off your meal with a choice of Pumpkin Pie or a Sticky Toffee Pudding.

At Harvest Inn, Thanksgiving is more than a meal—it's a tapestry of experiences woven together by excellent food, joyous company, and quiet luxury. Reserve your table, your room, and turn this Thanksgiving into a story that you'll recount for years to come. Join us, and let's give thanks together.

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Pet Friendly Getaway: Enjoy Napa Valley with Your Beloved Dog at Harvest Inn

Rest easy knowing that we've taken care of all the essentials for your dogs. The pet fee is included in your special rate, so there's no need to worry about any extra costs. We've also prepared pet bowls and a snug bed to ensure they feel right at home. From exploring the vineyards to lounging in our lush gardens, your dogs will have their own haven at Harvest Inn.

While your beloved pets are not permitted in the Harvest Table Restaurant, they can still join you on the al fresco patio. So you can savor a delightful meal while your furry friends soak in the fresh air and beautiful surroundings. Pack their bags and embark on an unforgettable adventure. Happy tails await at Harvest Inn!

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The Weekend Is Made For Brunch

The Harvest Table's Executive Chef Jeff Libunao has crafted a brunch menu that is a delightful fusion of traditional favorites and innovative creations. Sourced from local farms with the freshest ingredients, you will find savory choices like Grilled Artichoke Hearts Benedict, Chilaquiles and Grilled Skirt Steak Hash.

Of course, brunch isn't complete without libations, and Harvest Table has you covered. Their wine selection features the finest Napa Valley vintages, perfectly complementing your meal. For those seeking something more adventurous, sip on a signature brunch cocktail, crafted with precision and creativity.

Plan to stay overnight at Harvest Inn and reserve your spot at Harvest Table for brunch. Don't miss out on this delectable experience that transforms ordinary weekends into extraordinary ones.

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Feasting in Wine Country: The Calistoga Harvest Table Event

The celebration begins with a lively social hour from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., setting the perfect ambiance for what lies ahead. At 6 p.m., prepare to take your seat at the iconic 1,000-foot-long table, beautifully stretching down Lincoln Avenue in Calistoga.

The event promises an impressive lineup of Calistoga’s favorite restaurants and wineries, offering an array of mouthwatering dishes and exquisite wines. Savor each delectable bite as you immerse yourself in the rich flavors and aromas of the region's finest culinary delights.

Don't miss this unforgettable evening at the Calistoga Harvest Table!

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Summer Sips: The Delights of Rosé and Frosé

These delightful pink-hued beverages have become synonymous with summer, offering a perfect way to cool down and unwind during the hottest months of the year.

Rosé wine, with its light and crisp flavor profile, is becoming increasingly more alluring. Its delicate notes of strawberries, watermelon, and citrus make it a versatile and enjoyable option for any occasion. Whether you're having a tasting at a nearby Napa vineyard or lounging by the pool at Harvest Inn, a glass of rosé is the epitome of summer elegance.

For those seeking a twist on the classic, frosé has emerged as a trendy and irresistible choice. One of the best places to enjoy this frozen delight is at Gott's Roadside. Their frosé is a delightful blend of rosé wine, fresh fruits, and a hint of sweetness, creating a slushie-like concoction that is both refreshing and satisfying.

Cheers to relaxation, good company, and the simple pleasures of the season!

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Romantic Weddings at The Harvest Inn

Surrounded by rolling vineyards and lush gardens, this hidden gem exudes rustic elegance, providing the perfect backdrop for your special day. Whether you envision an intimate ceremony or a grand affair, the Harvest Inn offers versatile spaces to accommodate your unique vision. From the moment you start planning until the last dance, our dedicated team ensures impeccable service and attention to detail. Luxurious accommodations, ranging from cozy rooms to spacious suites, await you and your guests, designed with comfort and elegance in mind. Indulge in the spa, take in the breathtaking views by the pool, and savor the gourmet delights crafted by our renowned farm-to-table culinary team. At the Harvest Inn, your dream wedding unfolds amidst the sun-soaked vineyards and the majestic Mayacamas Mountains, creating lasting memories of love's bountiful harvest.

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Discover The Beauty of Wine Country on Horseback

Napa Valley Trail Rides at Rapp Ranch is a popular option for horse lovers and wine enthusiasts. It offers guided trail rides through the vineyards and hillsides of the Shadybrook Estate and can be paired with a wine tasting. Their experienced guides provide riders with a wealth of knowledge about the area's history, ecology, and winemaking culture.

Triple Creek Horse Outfit offers a range of trail rides for riders of all levels with their 1-hour and 1.5 hour lengths being the most popular. They also offer private rides for those looking for a more intimate experience. Located in the Jack London State Park, Triple Creek has been leading guests through the picturesque northern California Wine Country for over 19 years.
Whether you're a seasoned rider or a first-timer, there are plenty of guided rides to suit your needs and interests. Saddle up!

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Wildflowers in Bloom

Another great spot to see wildflowers is the Bale Grist Mill State Historic Park, which has a short nature trail that winds through a meadow filled with a variety of flowers, including California poppies and blue-eyed grass. Additionally, the Bothe-Napa Valley State Park has several trails that meander through oak woodlands and chaparral, with wildflowers such as Indian warrior, lupine, and checker lilies.
As for wineries, some of the best places to see wildflowers in bloom are at vineyards that practice sustainable farming techniques. The Frog's Leap Winery, for example, uses biodynamic farming methods that promote biodiversity and soil health, which in turn supports a variety of wildflowers and pollinators. The Conn Creek Winery, which is Napa Green certified, has a small but lovely garden filled with flowers and native plants that attract a variety of bees and butterflies.

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Contemporary Art and Limited-Production Wines at the Hess Collection

 Today, the Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum boasts one of the most impressive bodies of contemporary art in Northern California. What’s more, the gallery is distinguished not only by the quality of the individual pieces, but also by the ingenious principle underlying the collection’s overall design. Rather than purchase just one or two works by a given artist, Hess tends to choose young, emerging artists to follow across their careers, thus building a story of each creator’s unique artistic development as he or she emerges from relative obscurity into widespread acclaim. In addition to the remarkable artwork, visitors also have the opportunity to enjoy Hess’s other great passion, winemaking. Book your reservations to tour the vineyard and indulge in one of several exquisite tasting menus.

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A Bird’s-Eye View of Napa Valley

Located less than 15 minutes by car from the Harvest Inn, the launch site is convenient, and the views are exquisite. Unlike other balloon ride companies that pack up to 24 people in one balloon basket, Napa Valley Aloft limits the number of passengers to 12, ensuring a more comfortable ride. In addition, all balloon operators have extensive flight experience and are FAA certified, guaranteeing that your flight will be both safe and enjoyable. Communal flights seat 8 – 12 passengers per balloon; private flights for 2 or more are also available. All flights last approximately one hour. Afterwards, you can savor the post-flight mimosa brunch with your pilot and fellow passengers, or continue on to another adventure in our enchanted and enchanting valley.

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Savoring the Fruits of Our Harvest

If we had to pick our absolute favorite month in the valley, though, it would probably be September, the peak of harvest season. After all the painstaking labor dedicated to cultivating the finest grapes in North America—the planting, pruning, blossoming, thinning, tending, and so much more—the buzz that surges along the thoroughfares, into shops and restaurants, and down the rows on rows of plump grapes ready to be plucked is like nothing else you’ve ever experienced. This fall, we invite you to join us and savor the fruits of our labors at the Harvest Inn, where the luxurious Vineyard View Collection rooms greet guests with sweeping views of the legendary Leonardini Family Vineyards, and the Harvest Table restaurant serves an exclusive farm-to-table culinary experience, complemented by our extensive selection of wines representing the very best that Napa and the world have to offer.

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Learn From Master Chefs at the Culinary Institute of America

Occasionally, guests will ask whether our expert culinary staff also offers cooking lessons. While we do not provide this service, the Culinary Institute of America (CIA) at Copia, located in nearby Napa, offers a variety of one-day classes and multi-day Boot Camps to teach you the many tricks of a master chef’s trade. Whether you want to elevate your baking skills to the next level, add some scrumptious vegetarian options to your repertoire, or serve up an unforgettable series of small plates at your next big party, CIA at Copia has a course that’s right for you. For more details, see the CIA at Copia official website.

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The Napa Valley Museum: Our Little Corner of Paradise

At the Napa Valley Museum, just 12 minutes by car from our hotel, you can enjoy a wide range of exhibits highlighting the fascinating history, heritage, and ongoing artistic endeavors of our region. Exhibits currently on display at the museum include Dangerous Games: Treacherous Toys We Loved As Kids, which will leave you marveling how any of us, from the 50s through the 90s, made to adulthood; Meander Through Time: The Living Napa River, which demonstrates how even the tiniest ecological changes can lead to cascading transformations across space and time; and Sally Schmitt: Six California Kitchens, which examines the groundbreaking work of master chef Sally Schmitt, without whom Napa Valley very likely would not be the renowned culinary destination it is today. That’s just a very small sampling of the fun and fascinating exhibits at the Napa Valley Museum.

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Robert Lewis Stevenson: A Literary Giant in Napa Valley

Best known today as the author of the novel Treasure Island and the novella Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Stevenson was also a prolific travel writer, frequently journeying across the globe in search of adventure. In 1880, his travels brought him here to Napa Valley, where he and his wife, then on honeymoon, spent two months living in Silverado, a deserted mining camp on Mount Saint Helena. During your stay at the Harvest Inn, we invite you to visit St. Helena’s Robert Louis Stevenson Museum, which houses the world’s most extensive publicly displayed collection of this literary giant’s manuscripts, photos, furniture, artwork, and other personal effects. The museum is open Tuesdays – Saturdays, noon – 4pm. Though admission is free, a $10 donation is encouraged.

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Napa Premium Outlets: Great Deals on Iconic Brands

As a guest of the Harvest Inn, you don’t have to choose since the best of both worlds are right here for the browsing. In downtown St Helena, you’ll discover a wide variety of unique boutique shops, including Padis Jewelry, Daisy Clothing Boutique, Napa Valley Vintage Home, and Woodhouse Chocolates, just to name a few. Then, after a morning going door-to-door on St Helena’s charming Main Street, take an easy 20-minute drive to Napa Premium Outlets, where you’ll find deep discounts on leading brands like Calvin Klein, Coach New York, J Crew, Michael Kors, Sunglass Hut, Tommy Hilfiger, and dozens more. After a long day of shopping, you’ll be eager to return to the luxury of the Harvest Inn, where you can savor Napa Valley’s finest farm-to-table cuisine at Harvest Table, the quintessential wine country kitchen. Go ahead, have that second glass. You deserve it.

Napa Premium Outlets is located at 629 Factory Stores Dr, Napa, CA 94558.

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A Chef’s Dream

For our guests who enjoy preparing their own gourmet meals at home, we recommend a trip to the Spice Islands Marketplace, just a 7-minute drive from the Harvest Inn. Spice Islands Marketplace has everything the aspiring or seasoned chef could want: cookware and bakeware, all manner of kitchen utensils and gadgets, thousands of cookbooks covering the gamut of culinary inclinations, spices you can’t find anywhere else, and much more. Spice Islands Marketplace, part of the prestigious Culinary Institute of America at Greystone, is open 10:30 am – 6 pm, Thursday – Monday. And of course, whether you’re an experienced chef or you just enjoy a good meal, you can dine seven days a week on the finest farm-to-table cuisine Napa Valley has to offer at Harvest Inn’s own Harvest Table Restaurant. We’ll save a seat for you.

Address: 2555 Main St, St Helena, CA 94574

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Castello di Amorosa: Napa Valley’s Authentic Tuscan Castle

In addition to the drawbridge, Castello di Amorosa features a moat, ramparts, towers, stables, an armory, a chapel, a torture chamber (unused, of course), and much more. The interior decoration and furnishings throughout the 107 unique rooms are period appropriate. To book a wine tasting and tour of this magnificent castle, see the Castello di Amorosa website here. Once you’ve had your fill of Medieval Europe, you can head back to the exquisite contemporary comfort of the Harvest Inn for a good night’s rest. There will be plenty more exclusive Napa Valley vintages awaiting you at Harvest Table the next day.

Address: 4045 St. Helena Highway, Calistoga, CA 94515

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Journey Back in Time at the Bale Grist Mill State Historic Park

Constructed over 170 years ago from coast redwood and Douglas fir, the Bale Grist Mill, with its 36-foot-tall waterwheel, is one of just two U.S. water mills still standing this side of the Mississippi River. Take a guided tour of this fascinating historic site to learn about the crucial role it played in our region’s social, cultural, and economic development, and come away with a bag of freshly ground flour perfect for baking. In addition to tours of the mill itself, you can also enjoy an invigorating one-mile hike to Bothe-Napa Valley State Park, where you’ll find a number of other bucolic walking trails and plentiful picnic facilities for an afternoon meal in the great outdoors.

Address: 3369 St Helena Hwy, St Helena, CA 94574


Relax and Revitalize at Health Spa Napa Valley

As part of this effort, the Harvest Inn is proud to partner with Health Spa Napa Valley, an expansive and highly acclaimed health and wellness facility located just one mile north of our resort. Fitness enthusiasts can take advantage of the state-of-the-art cardio and strength-training equipment, or spend some time swimming laps in the heated, outdoor pool. Schedule a one-on-one session with an experienced personal trainer; then let an expert massage therapist work their magic to soothe sore muscles and restore a deep sense of balance. For full details on all spa services and amenities, see the official Health Spa Napa Valley website here.

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The One-of-a-Kind Holiday Decorations of St Helena

Now through January 2, all around town, you’ll find reclaimed wine barrels—about 200 in all—each lovingly decorated with elaborate and whimsical holiday designs by the artistically-inclined inhabitants of St Helena. Snap a selfie in front of the Wine Barrel Christmas Tree, a 30-foot illuminated art installation at the Hunt Avenue Hub; then saunter over to the 26-foot shimmering snowflake at 905 Main Street for an equally instagrammable shot. Once you’ve finished exploring the shops and restaurants of our enchanting town, come on back to the Harvest Inn. We’ll have the perfect seasonal cocktail waiting for you.

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The Hess Collection: Pleasures of the Eye and the Palate

If you’re staying with us at the Harvest Inn, there’s a good chance you appreciate life’s viticultural pleasures. That’s why the team at our award-winning Harvest Table restaurant takes so much care to assemble a unique and varied list of Napa Valley’s finest wines. If you’d like to stimulate your eyes as well as your palate, consider taking a leisurely half-hour drive to experience the Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum. A connoisseur of both wine and art, Swiss businessman Donald Hess has spent much of his life curating a collection not only of some of the most exclusive wines in the world, but also of internationally acclaimed contemporary art. Exhibiting works by about two dozen artists, the Hess Collection impresses visitors with both the quality of the work and also its temporal scope: each artist in the collection is represented by pieces from across his or her career, meaning you will have the chance to see the development of each of these brilliant creators through the decades.

Address: 4411 Redwood Road, Napa, California 94558

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Soar Above the Valley

After a long year of tending to some of the most fertile vineyards in the United States, the harvest season brings with it a change of pace. Napa Valley becomes slower, more contemplative, a little bit more down-to-earth; and it’s the perfect time to experience it for yourself from a brand new perspective on a hot air balloon. 

The rides start early, so bring a coat to keep yourself warm. Once the balloon is inflated, you’ll rise up to 2,500 feet above the ground and be treated to sweeping, picturesque vistas as the morning sun greets a new day in the valley. Upon your return to the earth, keep exploring wine country on foot: with nearly 400 wineries to choose from, it’s not a question of if, but when.

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Harvest Season in Wine Country

After nearly half a year of pruning, bud breaking, flowering, crop thinning, canopy tending, and veraison, it’s time for that thrilling moment when the ripened grapes will finally be plucked from the vine. This is usually done by hand under the cover of the moon and stars. The lovingly harvested grapes are then tested to ensure proper sugar content and, of course, exquisite flavor. With the immense variety of grapes and corresponding range of vintages produced in Napa, you’d probably guess that Napa Valley is an enormous place, but that’s not so. At just 30 miles by 5 miles at its widest, Napa Valley accommodates only about 13% of the vineyard acreage you’d find in the comparably acclaimed winemaking region of Bordeaux.

As a guest of the Harvest Inn, you can enjoy the fruits of this year's harvest while luxuriating in your spacious and cozy Vineyard View Collection room, with breathtaking panoramic views of Whitehall Lane's Leonardini Family Vineyards. We’re proud that a quarter of the selections on our wine list are locally sourced, a number that continues to grow as we work diligently to bring you the very best of what Napa Valley has to offer.

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Learn to Think Like a Chef at the Culinary Institute of America at Greystone

If, in addition to indulging in the finest food and wine Napa Valley has to offer, you’d also like to learn how to prepare exquisite meals yourself, consider taking one of the many fun and informative classes at the Culinary Institute of America at Greystone (CIAG). Though some courses at the renowned culinary school are months-long endeavors, CIAG also offers a range of one-day demonstrations and hands-on cooking classes, from artisanal bread baking, to preparing novel vegetarian meals, to breakfast and brunch favorites, to small bites for your holiday party, and many others. For a more vigorous but still compact and manageable experience, we especially recommend the three- or four-day CIA Boot Camps, designed to immerse you fully in the thrilling world of the professional chef.

Address: 2555 Main St., St. Helena, CA 94574

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Local Culture on Display at the Napa Valley Museum

The museum is divided into three main sections: the Main Gallery, where you’ll marvel at West Coast and world premieres; the Spotlight Gallery, which focuses on local happenings and up-and-coming talent; and the History Gallery, which draws from the museum’s permanent holdings to showcase an ever-shifting vision of Napa Valley’s rich history. Past exhibits have included Walt Disney’s Trains, which explores the fascinating influence of the American railroad on the beloved filmmaker’s work, and Land and People of Napa Valley, which shows how one-of-a-kind geology has allowed Napa Valley to become the world-famous wine-making region it is today. The museum is open Wednesday – Sunday from 11 A.M. – 4 P.M.

Address: 55 Presidents Circle, Yountville, CA 94599

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Visit Robert Louis Stevenson Museum

Some might wonder why a museum dedicated to the Scottish-born writer resides in the hills of Napa Valley? Stevenson spent his honeymoon in Mount St. Helena and published his two-month account of "roughing it" while living on an abandoned mine in 1833 as Silverado Squatters. Some of his most famous works are Dr. Jeckly and Mr. Hyde, A Children’s Garden of Verses, and Treasure Island.

The one-room museum houses a collection of over 9,000 items, including first editions and rarely seen manuscript pages of Stevenson’s works. Look upon the desk where he wrote his most celebrated masterpieces while exploring childhood letters, drawings, toys, and books from his private library. The environment is warm and welcoming and appeals to fans and curious visitors. Complete your homage to the author with a hike to nearby Robert Louis Stevenson State Park and take note of Napa Valley’s iconic highway sign: “Wine is Bottled Poetry,” which is derived from a Stevenson work.

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Shop the Day Away at Napa Premium Outlets

Located a 20-minute drive away from our hotel, Napa Premium Outlets packs 50 outstanding stores, including Brooks Brothers, Calvin Klein, Coach, J. Crew, Kate Spade, Michael Kors, Polo Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger, and many more. If you’re anything like us, a day of shopping really works up your appetite. Fortunately, Napa Premium Outlets has you covered there too with an array of dining options to keep you energized.

Once you’ve filled your bags with all the trendy merchandise you can carry, head back to the Harvest Inn, where you can relax with a glass of wine (or two) and indulge in the valley’s freshest farm-to-table fare at our acclaimed Harvest Table restaurant.

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Honor Earth Day in Napa Valley

Visit one of the ten cleanup sites starting at 9:00 am to contribute to the wellness of the world. We are proud to be from Napa and love the nature that surrounds our beautiful vineyards and home.

Each site has a dedicated captain and area of responsibility. We are cleaning up all of Napa — the peaks, the valleys, the creeks, and the streets. Pick an area that works best for you and your crew and the cleanup site will have buckets, gloves, and bags available. Don your sunscreen and a pair of close-toed shoes and get ready to become one with our community. There is no better feeling than pitching in for a good cause and knowing your hands helped build a better tomorrow.

We kindly ask that each participant registers in advance online so that we are sure to follow Napa County’s COVID-19 gathering guidelines.

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A Brief History of Cabernet Sauvignon in Napa Valley

Although wild grapes grew in Napa Valley, it wasn’t until the mid-1800s when John Patchett created the first commercial Northern California vineyard and winery. Over a hundred years would pass before the robust flavor of California Cabernet Sauvignons would receive international praise, surpassing French winemakers in the 1976 Judgment of Paris.

From 1988 to 1998, the plantings of Cabernet Sauvignon had doubled, and the grape dominated most of the wine regions in Northern California. Napa County Cabernets are famous for their intense black fruit profile, while flavors of anise and dark olives characterize Sonoma County. Over the last two decades, there has been a movement towards and away from aging in oak, leaving it to the discretion of the winery. The variety of flavors has lent to the modern trend of wines complementing local farm-to-table meals.

Indulge your palate at our gourmet restaurant, Harvest Table, with a glass or bottle of Cabernet Sauvignon from our expertly curated wine list. Stags Leap is on the menu, as well as a combination of classic and up-and-coming vintners we think really steal the show.

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Bring Your Love to St. Helena

Our spacious Vineyard View and Harvest Inn Rooms provide the perfect escape — with cozy fireplaces, private patios, and thoughtful features like outdoor hot tubs, plush bathrobes, and spa-inspired amenities — all overlooking the gardens, fountains, and beautifully landscaped grounds or the Whitehall Lane Leonardini Family Vineyards.

Cruise through the nearby vineyards by bike or enjoy a romantic meal at Harvest Table, featuring two alfresco dining terraces. Want to stay cozy in the comforts of your accommodations? Gourmet in-room dining is just a phone call away. End your day with a couples massage and a locally-grown bottle of California’s finest wine while watching the sun go down. Leave Napa Valley feeling refreshed, rejuvenated, and even more in love than before you arrived.

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A Cozy Evening In

First, start your morning with a healthy and hearty breakfast, get in some light exercise, and go for a stroll through the valley. In addition to our on-site fitness center, the rolling hills of St. Helena are ideal for outdoor adventure.

Next, catch up on some reading by the pool or from the comfort of your own room. Grab your favorite novel or trade magazine and allow the story to unfold as you cozy up by the fire.

Once you’ve worked up an appetite, indulge in some of the region’s finest food and wine without ever leaving your room. A gourmet meal from Harvest Table is just a call or click away. From breakfast in bed to California-grown bottles of wine, there’s plenty to choose from.

After dinner and a decadent dessert, it’s time to get ready for bed. Our spa-inspired bath amenities make it easy to unwind. Once your nighttime routine is complete, wrap yourself in a luxurious bathrobe, pour a soothing cup of hot tea, and find your favorite movie channel on TV. Slipping into a restful night’s sleep is only moments away.

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Celebrate the Holiday Season in St. Helena

From the Holiday Wine Barrel Tour, featuring 80 decked-out wine barrels placed strategically around town, to a 26-foot giant snowflake glistening on Main Street, it’s easy to find some fun! This year’s theme is “St. Helena, your Winter Wine Country Home for the Holidays”, and it’s sure to be a great time for all ages.

Additional holiday highlights include St. Helena’s wintery Wall of Lights, with a falling snowflake photo op, a traditional town square holiday tree, live street music, and more! There’s even an opportunity to recreate delicious holiday recipes alongside some of Napa’s top chefs, streaming live on IGTV. Or better yet, allow us to do the cooking and cleaning for you at our very own restaurant, Harvest Table. No matter how you choose to celebrate, we wish you a happy and healthy holiday season!

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Wine with an Artistic Twist at the Hess Collection

In addition to the acclaimed wines available to you right here at Harvest Inn, we recommend taking a trip to visit the Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum. Located about a half-hour from our hotel, the Hess Collection was founded by Swiss wine aficionado and entrepreneur Donald Hess. Not only will you be invited to sample Hess’s renowned vintages (the Mount Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon is superlative), you’ll also have the chance to tour the breathtaking array of contemporary art on display from Donald Hess’s private collection. For decades, Hess has closely followed almost two dozen artists, culling works from across their careers so that he, and now you, can marvel at the fascinating creative evolution of these premier artists from around the world.

Address: 4411 Redwood Road, Napa, California 94558

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A Wedding Amongst the Vineyards

Imagine walking down a perfectly manicured lawn up to a gazebo draped in flowers with the Mayacamas Mountains in the background. Or taking your first dance together in a beautiful vineyard view room, surrounded by family and friends. The natural beauty of our St. Helena wedding venues makes it easy to create unforgettable memories.

Harvest Inn weddings can be as intimate, majestic, romantic, or refined as the couple desires. Basically, if you can dream it, we can do it. Let us set the scene for the beginning of the rest of your lives. From our expert culinary team to our talented event planners, we only provide the finest service and look forward to helping you pin down every glorious detail.

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Robert Louis Stevenson State Park

In the summer of 1880, Robert Louis Stevenson traveled with his new bride to Napa Valley, where they honeymooned in a little cabin amid an old mining camp. Today, Robert Louis Stevenson State Park offers visitors the perfect day-trip destination for moderate to difficult hiking adventures. Dedicated hikers will be particularly interested in the 5-mile journey up Mount St. Helena, where, on a clear and sunny day, the gorgeous view stretches all the way to Mount Shasta, about 192 miles north. Be advised, however, that while the park offers outstanding hiking trails, bathrooms are not plentiful, and you’ll want to pack plenty of water to stay hydrated while you enjoy the breathtaking scenery.

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Napa Valley Aloft Balloon Rides

Established forty years ago, Napa Valley Aloft is a family-owned organization that has earned its place as one of the finest balloon operators in the region. Even better, NVA is based in the charming V-Marketplace of Yountville, just a quick 15-minute drive from the Harvest Inn. With the friendly, professional staff of NVA, not only will you be treated to one of the safest and most thrilling experiences of your life, but you’ll also have clear views of the sublime landscape below. Browse and book one of their award-winning flight options here and get ready to fly.

Address: 6525 Washington St, Yountville, CA 94599

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Raise A Glass to Reopening

We are fortunate to be surrounded by an abundance of fresh air and open spaces. With our 8 acres and 320 redwood trees flowing out onto expansive cabernet vineyards, outdoor corridors, 2 outdoor pool areas, individual HVAC units for each guest room, and more, we are well-positioned for natural social distancing.

Here are some of the adjustments we have made to ensure you can come and listen to the grapes grow, with peace of mind:

  • Curbside check-in for a seamless arrival experience
  • Complimentary self-parking for all guests
  • Housekeeping available upon request only
  • The Fitness Center is available by reservation
  • Harvest Table is operating with limited hours and pick-up is available. Our team can also assist with local delivery options for lunch or dinner from fantastic Napa Valley restaurants.

For additional information on all of the ways we’re committed to your health and well-being here at Harvest Inn, learn more here.

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Essence of Travel: Bringing Back the Road Trip

Embark on an adventure that leads to your North Bay Area Wine Country, and experience a getaway where the journey is truly part of the destination.

A great starting place to map out your journey is Visit California’s Road Trip Republic, which outlines incredible routes for road trips around the state, with itineraries suitable for anywhere from 1-10 days. Regardless of your starting point, a trip through the Napa Valley should be high on your list for the scenery, outdoor recreation, plentiful world-class dining and wine tasting options, in tandem with ample opportunities to social distance the intended way, naturally.

Road tripping through the Napa Valley Wine Country should definitely include St. Helena in the heart of Napa Valley. Two well-known routes lay on opposite sides of the valley with Harvest Inn, St. Helena Napa Valley sitting on the HWY 29 on the East side of the valley at 1 Main Street, St Helena and the other being “Napa Valley’s Silverado Trail” on the West taking you from Napa to Calistoga on both routes and both equally deserving of a slow roll.  A fun article highlighting the history of HWY 29 can be found in the archives of the Napa Valley Register titled “Napa County has red-letter traffic history dates.” The HWY 29 takes one through the principal towns of Napa County including American Canyon in the South, Napa, Yountville, St. Helena, and ending in Calistoga in the North.

Most visitors to Napa Valley come from the South and our Harvest Inn recommendation is to enjoy the journey coming North by visiting the stops along the way.  A stop on this route at the Oakville Grocery is not to be missed. Touted as the oldest continuously operating grocery store in the State, it is a treat for a bite, a sip or a place to get out and stretch your legs as you prepare to cross the road to take a photo at one of the most iconic photo spots in the world; the Welcome to Napa Valley sign. Once you get to the heart of Napa Valley, you will not want to leave. With 150 wineries within 3 miles like Hall, Whitehall Lane, Merryvale and the historic Louis Martini across the road, why would you! For a better way to learn why Harvest Inn leaves you with a “let’s never leave” feeling, take a tour of our property with a glass of wine from the comfort of your own home now or get acquainted with our town of St. Helena, neighbors and local activities to better plan how to fill your cup and your days!

The Silverado Trail on the East side has a rich history dating back to the gold-rush days which helped welcome settlers to our area who came to strike it rich and while not making a mint on gold or silver, miners discovered a rich agricultural land ripe for exploration and decided to call it home. A great place to learn more about this storied route can be found in this article from National Geographic titled “Road Trip: Silverado Trail.” Heading North on the Silverado Trail starts in the town of Napa and a stop at the indoor farmer’s market called The Oxbow Public Market is high on Harvest Inn’s list of to-dos when in this part of the valley. The Oxbow epitomizes chic, local and rustic all in one location!  

The longer “Winding Through Wine Country” route featured in Road Trip Republic itinerary includes Sonoma, the Anderson Valley, and the Mendocino coast. Extend a Wine Country road trip by exploring Marin County or Monterey Bay, and a little escape suddenly becomes a grand adventure.

Let the open road lead you to relaxation. Pick a route or craft your own, and we’ll look forward to hosting you during your journey.

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The 2nd Annual Songwriters in Paradise Napa Festival

The 2nd annual Songwriters in Paradise (SIP) Napa Festival, which takes place April 2 – 5, will feature 20 of the most celebrated acts in contemporary country music performing live at a rotating list of renowned Napa Valley wineries. Since most of the performers and attendees will be staying here at the Harvest Inn, SIP Napa offers you a unique opportunity to mingle with both entertainers and fellow fans, whether during breakfast and lunch at our acclaimed Harvest Table restaurant or over post-concert cocktails at Harvest Table bar. Better still, proceeds from the festival help support the Boys & Girls Club of St. Helena and Calistoga. To purchase tickets, check out SIP Napa’s official site here.


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Premiere Napa Valley: An Annual Gathering of the Wine Industry Elite

Participants will have the chance to purchase exclusive, one-of-a-kind vintages at the PNV auction, and with over 225 Napa Valley vintners in attendance, the opportunity to network and share viticulture expertise is second-to-none. Festivities are not restricted to the weekend, however. The week leading up to Premiere Napa Valley will abound with gourmet dinners and wine tastings at restaurants throughout the valley. The Harvest Inn is pleased to announce that we will be hosting six journalists during the Premiere as well as a women’s winemakers tasting in our Vineyard View Room on Friday, February 21.

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Napa Valley Restaurant Week

As part of Napa Valley Restaurant Week, which runs from January 26 to February 1, you can take advantage of two amazing Harvest Table offers, a two-course lunch special for $20 and a three-course dinner special for just $46. Your meal will begin with a hearty serving of curried carrot soup, followed by either a sumptuous butternut squash risotto or freshly-harvested local rock cod. Dinner includes a delectable dessert as well, roasted apple tart with whipped Caramelia, toasted pecans, and hazelnut crumble. Of course, no truly gourmet experience would be complete without a glass of world-class California wine, which is why your meal will also include pairings from renowned Napa Valley vintner Hunnicutt Wines. As an added bonus, Justin Stephens, the proprietor of Hunnicutt, will make a special appearance during the week to share his viticultural expertise. To learn more about all the exclusive Restaurant Week offers at fine dining establishments across Napa Valley, check out the official website here.


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Jingle All the Way to Christmas at Napa Valley’s Winter Wonderland Roller Rink

This holiday season, the Church of 8 Wheels comes to St. Helena’s own Lyman Park, where you and your family can enjoy St. Helena Jingle All the Way – Napa Valley’s Winter Wonderland Roller Rink, an out-of-this-world roller skating experience with dazzling light displays, killer music, ice igloos, and the perfect glass of wine or cup of hot cocoa to sip by the fire. Now through December 29, the Winter Wonderland Roller Rink will be open for fun every Thursday and Friday from 4 – 8 P.M. and Saturday and Sunday from noon – 8 P.M. Each day at the rink will feature a different selection of mouthwatering culinary delights, wine, and musical entertainment. The Grinch, Santa, and various characters from Disney’s Frozen will also make appearances on select days. As an added bonus, you can take St. Helena’s first-ever Holiday Winter Trolley from the door of the Harvest Inn, through charming downtown St. Helena, all the way to the Winter Wonderland Roller Rink. For full details of St. Helena Jingle All the Way, see the official website here.



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The Cool, Eclectic Aesthetic of the Martin Showroom

Blending classic concepts with playful flourishes all her own, Martin’s work has been praised by prestigious industry publications like California Home + Design and House Beautiful. Martin is also the singular force behind the dazzling and aptly named Martin Showroom right here in St. Helena. Nestled among the quaint shops and restaurants of Main Street, the 2300-square-foot showroom is a sanctuary of artistic whimsy, from one-of-a-kind furniture to handmade jewelry, to art and design literature, to breathtaking objets d’art collected from around the world, and so much more. During your stay at the Harvest Inn, be sure to stop by the Martin Showroom for one of the most exhilarating aesthetic experiences you’ll enjoy this year.

Address: 1350 Main St, St Helena, CA 94574

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Indulge in Film, Food, and Wine at the Napa Valley Film Festival

Interspersed with the film screenings themselves is a thrilling array of other events, including industry mixers, lavish dinners, parties, panel discussions, and more. The Festival Gala is one of the most highly-anticipated Napa Valley parties of the year. As an attendee, you’ll have the chance to strut along the red carpet, mingle with celebrities, and indulge in the outstanding culinary and viticultural creations of over 50 local wineries and restaurants. The Vintner Circle Dinners, another elite feature of the festival, bring together VIP guests with filmmakers and other acclaimed film industry professionals at one of 20 exclusive Vintner Circle wineries, including St. Helena’s own Revana Estate Vineyard, for a decadent multi-course feast prepared by award-winning Napa Valley chefs and their dedicated culinary teams. The Napa Valley Film Festival takes place from November 13 – 17 at various locations across Napa, Yountville, Calistoga, and St. Helena.

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Main Street Books: A Bibliophile’s Haven

Among the 5000 or so titles, you’ll find everything from French cookbooks to Russian history, to classics by F. Scott Fitzgerald and Jane Austen, to the latest New York Times bestseller (a small portion of the inventory is new, particularly the very fine children’s section, which is all but certain to stock the perfect volume to entertain your little one during the long trip home). Drop by Monday through Saturday from 10 A.M. to 5:30 P.M. or Sunday from 11 A.M. to 3 P.M. to browse the shelves and take advantage of the friendly staff’s expert advice for your late summer reading list. If you arrive to find a “back in 5 minutes” sign and a line of people by the front door, don’t be discouraged. You’ll be glad you waited.

Address: 1315 Main St, St Helena, CA 94574

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The V Foundation Wine Celebration’s “Rock the V” Party for Cancer Research

This multi-day extravaganza, which brings together the region’s leading culinary and viticultural experts for an unparalleled celebration of gourmet food and fine wine, has raised more than $108 million for cancer research over the last two decades. If you’ll be visiting Napa Valley on Friday, August 2, we hope to see you at the “Rock the V” Party, where, from 6:30 – 11 P.M., you’ll have the opportunity to chat with top food and wine professionals, sample delicious gourmet creations and prized varietals, and take part in a wine auction showcasing customized wine blends from Napa Valley’s elite winemakers. As if that weren’t enough, Con Brio, the acclaimed seven-piece Bay Area band headed by charismatic frontman Ziek McCarter, will be belting out a sensational mix of soul, psych-rock, and R&B that will keep the adrenaline pumping well into the night as revelers dance beneath the stars. The fun will then continue after hours at the underground Silent Disco.

The “Rock the V” Party will take place on Friday, August 2, from 6:30 – 11 P.M. at the Estate of Yountville, 6481 Washington Street, Yountville, CA 94599.

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Festival Live! Chamber Series Performs at Harvest Inn

As part of this program, both the emerging young talent and established faculty perform alongside each other in the Festival Live! Chamber Series, which stages 14 outstanding chamber concerts in intimate venues around Napa Valley. On Monday, July 10, at 7 P.M., the chamber series will play on the Vineyard View Terrace at Harvest Inn, an outdoor extension of the elegant Vineyard View Room. While the Vineyard View Room offers 1050 square feet of dining space to accommodate up to 60 guests, the Terrace provides an additional 1600 square feet for up to 150 people to eat, drink, and relish the ravishing artistry of Festival Live! against the breathtaking backdrop of Whitehall Lane’s Leonardini Vineyard and the majestic Mayacamas Mountains. Harvest Inn is thrilled to be a part of this venerable virtuoso series. We hope to see you there.

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The Garden Dinner Series: A Farm-to-Table Celebration

Each installment of the Garden Dinner Series will feature a unique, innovative menu that draws on locally-sourced ingredients, many culled from Harvest Inn’s own vegetable, herb, and edible flower gardens. In addition to a multi-course meal, craft cocktails, and exclusive wine pairings, guests of the Garden Dinner Series will enjoy a guided tour of Harvest Inn’s stunning grounds and culinary gardens. Executive Chef Chris Kurth, Director of Food and Beverage Shawn Hyer, and other acclaimed food, wine, and horticulture professionals will be on hand to chat and answer any questions you might have about cultivating a culinary garden and preparing exquisite farm-to-table meals. For the inaugural dinner, which will take place the evening of Thursday, June 6, Harvest Inn will partner with TATE winery, St. Helena. Located less than a mile from our hotel, TATE produces small-batch, handcrafted wines under the direction of renowned winemaker David Tate, long celebrated for his role as general manager of Barnett Vineyards. The inaugural dinner will be a family-style feast featuring an array of delicacies, including roast leg of lamb in hay, alongside curried yogurt, mostarda, and pickled vegetables straight from Harvest Inn’s extensive gardens. The cost is $125 per guest. To make a reservation, please call 707-968-5835 or email Steve Gaebe at

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Movie Magic at the Cameo

For guests who’d like to indulge in the art of film during their stay with us, we recommend a trip to the Cameo Cinema, located just a mile from our hotel. With its classic marquee and bright red vertical sign, the exterior of the Cameo recalls a bygone era of motion picture magic. Once inside, you’ll feel as though you’ve truly entered a portal to the past as you marvel at 1920s décor and movie posters from the Golden Age of Hollywood. The Cameo screens both niche indie films and big-name blockbusters, and the traditional movie-house seating is roomy and comfortable (for a more romantic experience, opt for one of the purple love-seats). Though the Cameo boasts one of the oldest film screens in the country, the cinema’s technology is cutting-edge, with all-digital projection and a sound system that rivals the very best in the industry. You can also purchase a range of drinks and snacks to enjoy, whether you’re in the mood for a bucket of buttery delicious popcorn, a refreshing scoop of gelato, or one of several vegan bites.

Address: 1340 Main St, St Helena, CA 94574

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From Luscious Grapes to Gorgeous Galleries: The Rene di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art

Then, after decades producing some of the finest grapes in the region, di Rosa transformed his vineyard into the site of a now internationally renowned contemporary art center. During your visit to the di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art, you’ll marvel at galleries exhibiting cutting-edge work from the mid-twentieth century to today by some of the best artists of Northern California, including Paul Kos, Lynn Hershman Leeson, Viola Frey, Jay de Feo, Bruce Conner, Robert Arneson, and many others. You’ll also have the opportunity to stroll through the bucolic natural surroundings, which feature a crystalline 35-acre lake complemented by an extensive sculpture garden.

Address: 5200 Sonoma Hwy, Napa, CA 94559