The Francis Ford Coppola Winery in Geyserville is like a theme park in the middle of a museum, and it's a great place to spend an afternoon exploring.
Written byWill Kamensky
The Clif Family Winery is a great place to stop for lunch and bottles of rosé - or grab a Clif Bar.
Duckhorn Vineyards in St. Helena makes great red wines, and feels more like a country home for a dream vacation than a vineyard.
Honig Vineyard And Winery in Rutherford is a great place to drink great wines on a sunny day.
Fog Crest Vineyard in Sebastopol is small compared to a lot of wineries, but you'll feel like you have the whole place to yourself when you're here.
Quintessa in St. Helena will convince you that great wine is worth spending money on.
If you want to have a picnic in wine country, stop by Oakville Grocery in Oakville to stock up on everything you need.
You'll lose track of time wandering the gardens and sipping wine at Peju Winery in Rutherford.
Chez Panisse Cafe in Berkeley is the more casual (and possibly better) sister spot to Chez Panisse, which is located just downstairs.
Duarte’s Tavern in Pescadero makes simple American food, like artichoke soup and pork chops, that’s worth going out of your way for.
Bouchon Bakery in Yountville makes incredible bread worth making a special trip for when you’re in Napa.
Addendum in Yountville makes some of the best fried chicken in the world, period.
It’s worth making a day trip to hang out and try all the beers at Lagunitas Brewing Company in Petaluma.
Here’s a list of St. Helena greatest hits, should you find yourself making plans to visit (hint, you should).
Written byAndrew Steinthal