The Best Places to Stay in Napa Valley during Harvest Season

    AUGUST 12, 2014

    Early fall is the most popular time of the year to visit Northern California’s famous Napa Valley wine country—the weather has begun to cool down after summer, the vineyards are vibrant, and the thriving wine industry conducts its annual grape harvest. Many of the area’s wineries, restaurants, and resorts offer special experiences for the occasion, which typically brings visitors from around the world to take part in the festivities. To help discerning wine lovers prepare for the yearly pilgrimage, we have compiled the following list of our three favorite resorts in the area, all of which will ensure that your stay in Napa for this year’s harvest will be impeccable.

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