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Bicycling  

BicyclingCalistoga is at the top northern end of the Napa Valley. In Calistoga, you can ride around locally, or head off for some long-distance touring. Cyclists wanting to get in some serious riding miles before they partake in the Calistoga fun, can bike from Calistoga to Angwin, Middletown, Lake Beryessa, or Lake Hennessey. For each of these places, you . . .

Hiking Mount Saint Helena  

Hiking Mount Saint HelenaMt. St. Helena is about eight curvy miles from Calistoga on Hwy. 29. The trailhead is at the crest of the hill, about .3 miles past the sign indicating Robert Louis Stevenson State Park. There are unpaved parking areas on both sides of the highway. The trailhead to the North peak of Mt. St. Helena is on the west (left) side of the road. The first 3/4-mile of . . .

Napa Valley Adventure Tours  

Napa Valley Adventure ToursHere at Napa Valley Adventure Tours we strive to introduce guests to places and people that they may not discover without the local inside knowledge that we provide. We truly enjoy sharing the back roads, secret locations and hidden hot spots of this beautiful Valley. Our goal is to take you to the places that you the traveler would love to discover but are . . .

Napa River Velo  

Napa River VeloNapa River Velo is a full service cycling store based in downtown Napa. Whether you are serious about a full suspension mountain bike or a full carbon road bike, our qualified staff is here to help advise you. We also pride ourselves on our service department and would be pleased to help keep your bike running optimally and you on the road/trail.

Mt. St. Helena Golf Course  

Mt. St. Helena Golf Course A diamond in the rough, the Mount St. Helena Golf Course is located on the Napa County Fairgrounds in beautiful Calistoga, at the northern most end of the Napa Valley. The nine-hole, par 36 (2,759 yards) layout is attractive to golfers of all ages and skill levels. It's ideal for the novice or younger

Oat Hill Mine Road  

Oat Hill Mine RoadDuring the 19th century this was a busy road, the trail was used to hauls supplies and ore to the mine camp at the top of the hill. There was also a stagecoach route which followed along this trail. When you are riding up the Oat Hill Mine Trail it is very easy to visualize someone struggling up this road in a horse drawn wagon or stagecoach. The path would be . . .

Robert Louis Stevenson Park  

Robert Louis Stevenson ParkRobert Louis Stevenson State Park is the place where the famous author of Treasure Island and Kidnapped spent his honeymoon in 1880. Although nothing remains of Stevenson’s cabin, the site is identified on the trail to the summit. The area features rough terrain, with evergreen forests in the canyons on north-facing slopes and chaparral on the . . .

Triple Creek Horse Outfit  

Triple Creek Horse OutfitWe guide small groups of riders through the beautiful Wine Country on healthy, lovingly cared for, and gentle horses in three separate sites in scenic Napa and Sonoma. Rides vary in length from one to three hours, and can go through open sunny meadows, cool shady redwood forests, and over bubbling creeks. Some of our trails encompass hilltop views tha . . .

Chardonnay Golf Club  

Chardonnay Golf ClubChardonnay Golf Club is a 27-hole semi-private golf facility located Southeast of the city of Napa in Jamieson Canyon at the gateway to the world renown Napa Valley wine district. Unlike virtually all courses today, Chardonnay’s golfers are not asked to play amidst any private residences. Our 27-holes of semi-private championship golf offer a variety of . . .

Vintner's Golf Club  

Vintner's Golf ClubThe Vintner's Golf Club and Lakeside Grill is recognized by residents of Napa Valley and much of Northern California as a welcome escape from the everyday tedium and fast pace of 21st Century life. Remind yourself how great a deep breath of fresh air can rejuvenate. Just about everyone finds something to love about Vintner's Golf Club whether it's our . . .

Napa Valley Bike Tours & Rental  

Napa Valley Bike Tours & Rental Are you ready for the ultimate getaway adventure vacation of your life? Truly experience Napa and Sonoma with all your senses as you bicycle at your own pace on one of our personalized tours or vacation packages. Smell the fragrant eucalyptus, lavender, and rosemary that grow abundantly in this area; hear the birds sing; see the colorful . . .

St Helena Cyclery  

The valley has the best riding in the world. Listed here are some of our favorite routes. Each of these originates from St. Helena Cyclery, so please feel free to stop in and say hello, ask questions, or let us know if there's anything we can do to make your ride more . . .


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An appellation is a legal term used
to define and protect the geogra-phical region where the grapes for a wine were grown. Some of the oldest wine appellations of Samaria, Carmel, Jezreel and Helbon are found in the Bible. In the United States wine appellations have been grandfathered into the American Viticultural Area better known by the acronym: AVA. Before the installation of the AVA system wine appellation regions were often defined by state or county boundaries. Using the AVA name on a wine label requires that 85% of the grapes used must come from the listed viticultural area. There are thirteen wine appellations in Napa Valley.

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