Napa Valley drinking and nightlife

Distillery in Napa

Napa Valley Distillery

The tour of this very cool distillery is well worth the trip, taking you through the factory to learn about the distillation process, check out the alembic copper pot stills and the state-of-the-art iStill (like an …
Brewery in Napa

Tannery Bend Beerworks

What do you call a brewery smaller than micro? A Napa brewery stepped up to answer that question in 2017 and this nanobrewery produces just 15 gallons of beer per batch. The teeny tiny booze biz is a collaboration b…
Wine Bar in Napa

Vintners' Collective

Ditch the car and chill in downtown Napa at this tasting bar inside a former 20th-century brothel. It represents 20-plus high-end boutique wineries that are too small to have their own tasting rooms. There are aroun…
Wine Bar in Napa

Compline

Down in the revitalized 1st St Napa area, this wine-bar and eatery serves food late and has a great list of wines from Napa and the world. The outside patio offers good people watching, while inside you have a cozy …
Wine Bar in Napa

Sky & Vine

For the best views of the Napa Valley on earth, head to the 6th floor of the Archer Hotel to this spacious rooftop terrace that offers up chic lounge vibes, a wide-ranging wine menu and pretty decent bites.
Bar in Calistoga

Solbar

Sip craft cocktails beside outdoor fireplaces and a pool surrounded with palm trees at this Napa-swank resort bar.
Cafe in Calistoga

Yo El Rey

Hip kids favor this microroastery, which serves stellar small-batch, organic, fair-trade coffee.
Bar in Calistoga

Susie’s Bar

Turn your baseball cap sideways, swill beer and shoot pool to a soundtrack of classic rock.
Bar in Yountville

Pancha’s

The one true dive bar in Yountville, this is the place to swill tequila with vineyard workers early in the night; a young locals crowd grows as the night burns on. Cash only.
Sports Bar in Napa

Downtown Joe’s

Live music Thursday to Sunday, TV sports nightly and a pet-friendly, riverfront patio. Often packed, usually messy.