Friday, April 15, 2011

Napa Valley, California: Worlds Famous Wine Growing Region

Napa Valley, California is considered as worlds famous wine growing region and a premier travel destination. It hosts atleast 700 wineries where various grape varieties came from such as Pinot Noir, Sauvignon, Merlot, Zinfandel, and other types of wines.

The best time to visit Napa Valley is between June to November for the harvesting time where the full bloom of the grapes and the smell of the aroma wine crops gives a delightful experience. For those who wants a wine tasting experience, here are three great wine tasting venues to visit at Napa Valley.
Travel to Napa Valley Wineries

Castello di Amorosa - Tasting Room Hours 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
The venue is a 13th century medieval castle on the hillside with state-of-the-art wine production facilities. Visit for a wine tasting and castle tour experience.
4045 North Saint Helena Hwy Calistoga, CA 94515
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Calistoga Wine Stop - Tasting Room Hours 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Since 1986, this fine winery is a one stop wine shopping is located in one of the oldest rail-cars in the states. Experience excellent service and fair price rates.
1458 Lincoln Avenue #2 Calistoga, CA 94515
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Chateau Montelena Winery - Tasting Room Hours 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
With three decades in the industry, Chateau Montelena is recognized as a world-class winery.
1429 Tubbs Ln. Calistoga, CA 94515
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More of Napa Valley:

Safari West
Experience wildlife Africa at Napa Valley with a 400 acre home for more than 400 mammals and birds.
3115 Porter Creek Road Calistoga, CA

Napa Valley Opera House
After more than 100 years, this 480-seat venue Opera House continue to stage various world class performances in theatre,dance, classical chamber of music, opera, jazz, world music. Past performers includes Elvis Costello, Backstreet Boys, and other noteable artists.
Contact details : Tel (1)(707) 226-7372 

Chic Shopping at Napa premium Outlets
Enjoy shopping with an array of well-known brands such us Banana Republic, Clavin Klein, Liz Clairborne, Nautica and other prime brands.

Accommodation at Napa:
Lavender Inn

The best place to stay in if you are visiting Napa's Yountville area which is just a walking distance from V Marketplace and fine restaurants.
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The Beazly House
If you are in a budget travel plan, you may choose this Victorian house located in a historic neighborhood whjch is near Napa Riverfront and other tourist major attractions.
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Because of great wineries, fine restaurants, and breathtaking sceneries, Napa Valley has also become a favorite wedding receptions for couples.