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True wine connoisseurs know that not all wines are created equal. A bottle of wine picked up from the grocery store as you rush from work to tonight’s dinner party is not going to come anywhere close to being of the same quality as the top wines from Napa Valley. But what sets the two apart? And do distinctive wines fall in the same category as the best high end wines? With countless wine varietals to choose from, it can be a challenge to know the difference between high end wines and distinctive wines, and to further determine which wines…

Located in the heart of California wine country, Yountville is the perfect home base as you explore the beauty, culture, and wine experiences of Napa Valley. This iconic area offers world-class dining, amazing shopping, and access to the finest wine in America. When staying in Yountville, you’ll find a wide variety of accommodations available to you. Whether you’re looking for a luxurious 5-star getaway or prefer a quieter, quainter bed and breakfast, Yountville is home to some of the finest hotels in California. Planning on your own can be intimidating, which is why we’re sharing our top ten hotels in…

Tucked away in the northern end of the beautiful Napa Valley, Calistoga is ideal for a relaxing Northern California getaway. Home to hot springs, spas, and restaurants, it’s a rejuvenating cultural escape that will leave you refreshed and revived. As you enjoy all that the area has to offer, wine enthusiasts and casual wine drinkers alike will enjoy visiting the abundance of wineries and vineyards that call Calistoga home. These beautiful staples of the Calistoga community offer wine tastings, tours, and other breathtaking experiences to visitors from all over the country. Experience California’s finest wines and most beautiful scenery when…

Located in north Napa Valley, Calistoga is the perfect destination for a getaway to wine country. An area known for its relaxation, Calistoga offers a whole host of spas, wineries, restaurants, and other activities to help you unwind and reset away from the hustle and bustle of day-to-day life. There’s a wide variety of hotels in Calistoga to choose from when planning your stay, from intimate and cozy B&Bs to large resorts with more luxurious amenities than you can imagine. It’s hard to know which spot is the best for you, which is why we’ve put together a list of…

The cool quiet of Napa wine caves is alluring. You become fully immersed in the intimate environment of some of the best wines in the world, and are closer than many consumers will ever be to one of the most critical periods in the life of a wine – the aging process. Davis Estates’ premier Napa wine cave tour experience is where deep tradition meets state-of-the-art, custom technology, allowing us to create and curate the best Napa wines from our 11,000 square foot system of wine caves. In Napa, we aren’t alone among wineries who use and host estate Napa…

  So you’ve got your heart set on exploring the rolling vineyards of Napa Valley, the wine capital of the US. The first step to planning this adventure? Figuring out which airport will serve as your starting line. We’re about to dive deep into the nitty-gritty details that’ll let you glide smoothly from tarmac to tasting rooms. From cozy regional hubs like Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport (STS) with its easy charm, all the way to major players such as San Francisco International (SFO), where big city vibes meet convenient travel options. You’ll get savvy tips on choosing between…

Whether you’ve been wine tasting in Napa before or not, there is no place quite like the Calistoga AVA – Here, the rugged shoulders of the Vaca mountains rise up more sharply than in the southern end of Napa, creating a dramatic alpine framework unlike anywhere else in the valley. What makes our home among these beautiful foothills the premier destination for wine and food experiences in Napa, when there are so many other excellent wineries among our neighbors? the tasting patio at Davis estates with Napa vineyard views, in the Davis Estates wine blog featuring the estate’s Napa wine…

If you’re visiting Napa wine country, Calistoga is an underrated, must-see stop – a hidden gem in the scene of world-class wine tasting that is modern Napa Valley. Calistoga still feels like frontier California: from the cozy pioneer-era building styles along the main street, Lincoln Ave, to the rugged mountains framing every turn. Here, you feel worlds away from any other AVA in Napa Valley, yet can still experience world-class wine, cuisine, relaxation, and retail. Calistoga’s closeness to the roots of California, intertwined with a modern, elevated experience, is central to Davis Estates’ presence here.  We are family-owned, and proud…