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Springtime Brews Up New Vistas

In the Wine Country Every weekday about a quarter past five throughout the Napa Valley local bars start to fill up with thirsty vineyard workers who order…beer. While it may seem strange that beer be flowing freely in Napa, the truth is that beer has serious roots in the area, starting with San Francisco’s Anchor […]

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Saint Patrick’s Day

The young man who would become St Patrick was born to wealthy parents who were not particularly religious, in Britain near the end of the 4th Century.  He died March 17 about 460 AD. At the age of 16, he was taken prisoner by a group of Irish raiders who were attacking his family’s estate.  […]

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Napa Valley’s Other Refreshing Beverage

  A basic history of Chocolate   The Aztecs created a beverage called “chocolatl”, a healing drink that was also used for special ceremonies. They would ferment the cacao beans, dry and grind them, and sweeten them with honey and native spices to make this refreshing beverage. For additional history information about chocolate   The […]

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The 12 Feasts of Christmas

What do you get when you combine world famous chefs, The Restaurant at Meadowood, and Napa Valley’s top wine makers? Twelve chef-vintner combinations creating unique holiday meals that will sate the harshest of critic and raise money for charity. Meadowood’s The 12 Days of Christmas 2013 is expanding its international influence from last year with […]

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Winter in Napa Valley with the Candlelight Inn

Your Passport to Some of Napa Valley’s Best Wineries   Winter 2013/2014 represents the fifth year Calistoga area wineries have offered a wine tasting package that could be the best deal ever. The Winter in the Wineries Passport gives holders access to 14 members of the Calistoga American Viticultural Area (AVA) – Napa Valley’s 15th […]

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Holiday Happenings in Calistoga

  If you are looking to get into the holiday spirit, a trip to Calistoga may be just what you need. Start the Holiday  Season by cutting down your own tree! The Pochini Family Farm opens for the tree season on the day after Thanksgiving and will be open weekends through December 22nd. Select and cut your own […]

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Thanksgiving in Napa Valley 2013

When making your plans to visit on Thanksgiving Day the following wineries and restaurants are open:    

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Wine Country Sings in the Holidays

  Candlelight Inn would like you to join us in some of the region’s musical celebrations this holiday season. Come to Napa and enjoy the music!   Sing Napa Valley! (formerly Napa Valley Choral Society) have multiple performances scheduled. First, Handel’s Messiah will kick off the groups 50th Anniversary on November 24th. Symphony Napa Valley […]

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