Whole pizza with a glass of wine

5 of The Best Places to Indulge in Napa Valley Pizza

  When you think of wine, you, of course, think of Italy. Apart from France, Italy is probably the country most known for its red and white wine. What else is Italy known for? Fantastic pizza! So it’s no surprise that Napa Valley — the California paradise famous for its bountiful grape harvests and decadent […]

Napa Valley Marathon

Everything You Need to Know About the Napa Valley Marathon

Runners in the Napa Valley Marathon always appreciate this race for its energy, great weather, and overall downhill route. Limited to 3,000 participants, this popular race takes place in March and usually fills up by early. So the most important thing to know is: don’t hesitate! If you’re thinking about participating, register today, and book […]

Indulge at Anette's Chocolates

Why Anette’s Chocolates Is the Best of Napa Valley Confections

The next time you’re spending an evening wining and dining in Napa Valley, be sure to save some room for dessert at Anette’s Chocolates. There’s nothing like a delicious cabernet paired with a piece of rich chocolate. Except maybe a handmade wine-infused truffle or two, or a generous scoop of homemade ice cream, or a […]

A crowd at a music festival. Come and enjoy Bottlerock Napa Valley yourself

Everything You Need to Know About BottleRock Napa Valley

  In the scheme of festivals in California’s wine country, BottleRock Napa Valley is legendary. Tickets always sell out quickly, so you’ll want to be ready to purchase yours as soon as they are released! Whether you know every act performing, or you just love live music, you’ll find this concert festival has everything you […]

How to celebrate a Napa Valley Halloween

How to Enjoy a Very Napa Valley Halloween 

Fall is a wonderful time to visit the California wine country. The weather is pristine, the colors of the vineyards and surrounding landscape are breathtaking, and weekends are brimming with events to enjoy. One thing our autumn guests at the Churchill Manor have discovered there is nothing like a Napa Valley Halloween. Whether you decide […]

grape harvest

Visit Napa Valley During the Grape Harvest

After half a year of preparations, Napa Valley vintners are reveling in the start of their grape harvest season. By this point, it’s been a long, arduous road to growing the best possible grapes that this growing season’s weather would allow for, and now farmers are biding their time, waiting for the perfect sweetness levels […]

Wine glasses and a bottle of red wine

Explore ZD Wines and Other Great Napa Valley Attractions

One of our favorite things to do at Churchill Manor is to recommend incredible wineries to visit. A crowd favorite is always ZD Wines. This family-owned winery boasts three generations of winemaking experience and organic farming practices, which are just two of the many reasons you should stop in during your next trip to Napa Valley. […]

california red wines

Which Grapes Produce California Red Wines?

Though Napa Valley is most widely known for its Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay varieties, as these are the most widely planted, there are actually over three dozen grape varieties grown throughout the region. The Mediterranean climate found in Napa Valley so conducive to wine making is also particularly unique globally for being diverse and thus lending to […]

Enjoy an Amazing Meal at Ristorante Allegria in Napa

The Napa Valley has developed a reputation for amazing food. In particular, Italian food is quite popular here, thanks to the abundance of amazing wines that pair perfectly with menu items. One popular restaurant is the Ristorante Allegria. What makes this restaurant one of the most popular in the Napa Valley? It not only has […]

Enjoy Eggs Benadict and Brunch in Napa

3 Yummy Places to Get Brunch in Napa This Weekend

Brunch is not just a meal, it’s an experience. Right? It’s about savoring flavors and satisfying cravings. It’s for late-sleepers and early birds who already had one meal at the crack of dawn and are ready for more sustenance by late-morning. If you’re a big fan of this halfway-through-the-day meal, find out where the locals […]