Top Choice Winery in Napa Valley

Frog's Leap

Meandering paths wind through magical gardens and fruit-bearing orchards surrounding an 1884 barn and farmstead with cats and chickens. The vibe is casual and down-to-earth, with a major emphasis on fun. Sauvignon B…
Top Choice Winery in Napa Valley

Hess Collection

Art lovers: don’t miss Hess Collection, whose galleries display mixed-media and large-canvas works, including pieces by Francis Bacon and Louis Soutter. In the cave-like tasting room, find well-known cabernet and ch…
Top Choice Gallery in Napa

di Rosa Art + Nature Preserve

West of downtown, scrap-metal sheep graze Carneros vineyards at 217-acre di Rosa Art + Nature Preserve, a stunning collection of Northern California art, displayed indoors in galleries and outdoors in sculpture gard…
Top Choice Winery in Sonoma Valley

Bartholomew Park Winery

A great bike-to winery, Bartholomew Park occupies a 400-acre nature preserve, with oak-shaded picnicking and valley-view hiking. The vineyards were originally cultivated in 1857 and now yield certified-organic, citr…
Top Choice Square in Sonoma

Sonoma Plaza

Smack in the center of the plaza, the Mission-revival-style city hall, built 1906–08, has identical facades on four sides, reportedly because plaza businesses all demanded City Hall face their direction. At the plaz…
Top Choice Winery in Napa Valley

Robert Sinskey

Chef-owned Robert Sinskey's dramatic hilltop tasting room, constructed of stone, redwood and teak, resembles a small cathedral – fitting, given the sacred status here bestowed upon food and wine. Sinskey specializes…
Top Choice Winery in Napa Valley

Tres Sabores

At the valley’s westernmost edge, where sloping vineyards meet wooded hillsides, Tres Sabores is a portal to old Napa – no fancy tasting room, no snobbery, just great wine in a spectacular setting. Bucking the caber…
Top Choice Market in Napa

Oxbow Public Market

Showcasing all things culinary – produce stalls, kitchen shops, and everywhere something to taste – Oxbow is foodie central, with emphasis on seasonal eating and sustainability. Some vendors and restaurants open ear…
Top Choice Market in Sebastopol


The Barlow occupies a former apple processing plant, repurposed into a 12-acre village of food producers, artists, winemakers, coffee roasters, spirits distillers and indie restaurateurs, who showcase West County's …
Tasting Room in Napa Valley

Vintners' Collective

Ditch the car and chill in downtown Napa at this tasting bar, inside a former 19th-century brothel, representing 20 high-end boutique wineries too small to have their own tasting rooms.