Napa Wine Country
Napa Wine Country

Fall and Winter in Napa

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Breathe deeply. That’s the extraordinary scent of fermentation in the air. Experience the bustling energy of the Napa Valley during fall harvest season, or take in phenomenal end-of-year events, and embrace a slower pace at the wineries and taste some of the finest cabernets.

  • Enjoy endless tasting experiences, from exclusive access to some of the most sought-after wineries, to sampling the next vintage before bottling in a small batch cellar
  • Connect with nature on guided hikes, cycling excursions and horseback rides
  • Attend world-class cultural and culinary festivals

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Cycle winding country roads to some of the most sought after tasting rooms in the valley, and then soak in healing geo-thermal mineral waters, heated to a soothing 105 degrees. The unique pleasures of wine country await.

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Hike exclusive trails among hundred-year-old oaks and towering cedars or float high above gorgeous swathes of mustard blooms in a hot air balloon. Explore your next thrill in wine country.
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For Families

Get ankle-deep in sweet, squishy grapes during a grape-stomping session or gather fresh eggs each morning from an onsite chicken coop for unforgettable moments with your kids or grandkids.
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For Couples

From playing winemaker for the day and creating your own "couple's blend" to hiking one of the most scenic trails in Napa, a world of experiences awaits for you and the one you love.
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For Friends

Delight in a custom-tailored wine tasting or an epic nighttime zip line experience through redwood forest to enjoy true bonds of friendship.
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Fantastic mid week stay at Solage... Can’t imagine a better way to experience the Napa Valley! Beautiful bike rides directly from the resort. Easy ride to Calistoga for dinners, lunches and strolling. Pool, spa services, clean, well maintained and staff is attentive.
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Stories from Auberge Resorts Collection

night view of Calistoga Ranch

Calistoga Ranch On the QT…In Search of Solitude

Like clockwork, I hit a point each October where I can’t quite shake the stress that’s built up over the year. When I turn the calendar and see the holidays are closing in, I know it’s time for a major reset—a retreat from the world to soothe my mind and soul. I returned to Napa, a place I’ve long adored in the spring for its lively mood. Late autumn/winter is something entirely different. Though the wineries are open, the crowds are gone. Days are mild; evenings crisp. Cloaked in post-harvest hues of russet and gold, the valley evinces a quiet allure. It’s a time for rest and renewal.

A Quiet Traveler
Guest
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flower cart at Solage Napa Valley

Solage Unexpected Discoveries Bloom Everywhere

Like many unexpected discoveries that can happen during an adventure in the Napa Valley, I stumbled upon one walking through the lobby of the Solage Resort. It was the striking colors that first caught my eye followed by the light fragrance that seemed like a combination of delicate roses and lemons. Abundant blooms of fresh flowers – fluffy, fully bloomed camellias and ranunculus; multi-colored tulips, delicate, sweet-perfumed jasmine and honeysuckle and bright, sunny daffodils – filled a cart that also contained beautiful recycled glass bottles of varying sizes, all for creating personal, handcrafted bouquets.

Shannon Thompson
Guest
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chef cooking

Auberge du Soleil I Traveled to Nicaragua to "Study" Chocolate

Tasting our handmade chocolate is like traveling around the world— you can experience parts of Central America, South America, India, the Philippines or Africa through the bars and desserts we make from scratch. Take it from our chefs, sommeliers, and cooks that would join us for “chocolate tastings” when we first started roasting our own cacao beans.

Paul Lemieux
Staff
Pastry Chef
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Solage Legendary Fish Tacos at Solbar

Whenever I travel, a full restaurant is a trusted choice as a place to eat, and Solbar was packed for lunch. Savory scents lured me inside and triggered a rumble in my stomach. With so many options on the menu, I took my seat to scope out the dining room for a view of what others were eating. The answer: fish tacos.

Taco Connoisseur
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vineyard in the winter

Calistoga Ranch Wine and Condiments

We can thank mustard for Napa Valley's coveted wine notes, as this unlikely seed provides vital nutrients and phosphorus to our beloved grapes. Though the golden plant didn't always grow in Napa, every year from January to March, our vineyards are blanketed in an alluring amber hue, which coincidentally fuels the condiment stand at roadside hotdog outpost, Gotts. You don't even have to wait in line to savor a Niman Ranch Fearless Frank, a dog topped with cheddar cheese and house-made chile - and, of course, mustard.

Local Insider
Local
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Auberge du Soleil We Have A 100% Success Rate On Proposals

There is simply nothing to say but “YES” after meandering a path through Auberge Du Soleil’s romantic, South of France-meets-California landscape. Make sure to clue Auberge Du Soleil in on the surprise to plan the perfect proposal, as they're sure to have a few ideas up their sleeve.

Elyse Chambers
Staff
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