Celebrate Valentine's Day in Napa Valley
February 9, 2022
Tasting & Learning
Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and what better place to enjoy a little romance than in wine country? From rolling hills of vines, a wide variety of restaurants, wine tasting experiences, hot air balloon rides, and more, Napa Valley is the perfect destination to set hearts aflutter. Keep reading to start planning your Valentine's Day weekend getaway.
Dinner for Two:
One of the best parts of Valentine's Day is enjoying a delicious meal together. And here in Napa Valley, there are plenty of delicious food options available. Celebrate your sweetie at some of Napa's top restaurants with a prix fixe menu. From igloos under the stars to cozying up next to a fire pit, we've got the perfect backdrop for your romantic dinner that will give you heart eyes all night long.
Enjoy a 7-course prix fixe menu created by chef Philip Tessier and suggested wine pairings by Master Sommelier Vincent Morrow. Taste dishes like lobster en brioche for two, Pain aux Herbes de Provence with blackberry honey butter, and chocolate créme.
Experience dinner under the stars while surrounded by beautiful vineyards and mountains from the comfort of your own private igloo. Each igloo features a heater, blankets, and chandelier for a cozy, yet elegant vibe. The dinner includes five courses, and for an additional cost, you have the option to surprise your loved one with a wine bottle engraved with a special message at the end of the night.
Kick back and experience FARM's seasonally-inspired tasting menu paired with exceptional cocktails and local wine pairings. Here, you can snuggle up next to the firepits before taking in the stylish dining room for the perfect romantic setting.
Dive into a delicious four-course meal and optional beverage pairing that is sure to give you and your darling all the feels this Valentine's Day. Enjoy duck sausage sourdough pizza, wood-roasted half chicken, Miyagi oysters, and more.
The Perfect Pair:
It wouldn't be Napa if we didn't suggest some vineyard experiences to try with the wine lover in your life. Whether it's visiting a new winery, a cooking class paired with a glass of wine, or a gift set for those who want to experience Napa at home, there's no shortage of sips for your valentine.
Celebrate love and friendship in an indulgent experience at Chandon. Add some glimmer to your evening while Chef Juan Cabrera showcases an array of sparkling wines with some of his favorite seasonal dishes.
Enjoy a romantic wine and food pairing experience at the Historic Rhine House at Beringer Vineyards. Taste a flight of five exclusive wines, each paired with a delicious bite prepared by their culinary team.
Those who cook together, stay together. Invite your special someone to join you at the Winery House Kitchen at Cakebread Cellars to help prepare a decadent selection of recipes. Once the cooking is finished, hang up your aprons and gather around the fireplace with a glass of wine and appetizers before enjoying your romantic three-course lunch with wine pairings.
Gift your wine lover "The Perfect Pair" from Trefethen Family Vineyards this Valentine's Day. This one-of-a-kind combination of wines represents the Trefethen family's long history with Chardonnay and Merlot. The Chardonnay is elegant yet refreshing, while the Merlot is full-bodied and vibrant.
Napa has a lot more to offer than just wine. If you want to wow your sweetheart and check an item off your bucket list all in one, you can! These experiences are perfect for the hopeless romantic, the adventure seeker, art lover, and nature enthusiast. No matter what you choose, you'll be creating memories that will last a lifetime.
Valentines Day on the Wine Train
Treat your other half to a romance-filled journey this Valentine's Day with the Napa Valley Wine Train. Experience an unforgettable day of elegance and romance complete with a welcome glass of sparkling wine, a unique multi-course Valentine's Day gourmet menu, and a wonderful gift. And while you enjoy your meal, you'll travel through the Napa Valley countryside and be transported back in time to the romance and luxury of the golden age of train travel.
Take your love to new heights with a Napa Valley hot air balloon ride. As you rise above the valley floor, you'll see panoramic views of the Napa Valley growing region. Enjoy a journey floating above the treetops for a special memory you'll never forget.
Grab a warm drink and put on something cozy while you walk around downtown Napa for the Lighted Art Festival! You'll experience plenty of magic exploring eight unique lighted art sculptures for a memorable evening with the one you love.
It wouldn't be a proper outdoor adventure in Napa if there wasn't wine involved. Put on your hiking boots and join Active Wine Adventures on a private walking tour to a peaceful, secluded area with incredible views of hills, mountains, and lakes. After the hike, you'll make your way to a hidden winery for a private tasting, then finish with a romantic picnic for lunch.
Valentine's Day doesn't have to be just one day — it can be all weekend! With these offers at some of Napa's most luxurious resorts, you'll be able to reconnect with your partner and experience a relaxing, romantic getaway in the heart of wine country.
Enjoy a luxury getaway experience at The Meritage Resort and Spa. With their "Love, Napa" offer, you can treat your beloved to exquisite dining options and relaxing spa services. The offer comes with complimentary sparkling wine at check-in, $150 dining credit, $500 spa credit, and sparkling wine and chocolate strawberries pre-set in your room.
Reconnect with your true love at Auberge du Soleil for a weekend getaway. Their "Ready for Romance" package includes two blissful nights away in their adults-only hillside retreat. Enjoy cocktails while the sun goes down, a candlelight dinner on the terrace, sleep until noon, or order room service. The weekend is yours to enjoy!
The "Stop, Smell & Taste the Rosé" package at Bardessono is the epitome of romance. Indulge in a bottle of chilled rosé with a fruit and cheese plate delivered right to your room, capped with a rose petal turn-down service. Celebrate Valentine's Day in love and luxury!
Love is in the air at Carneros Resort. Get lost in the romance of wine country and enjoy a romantic escape filled with wine, food, and intimate moments. Take in the rolling hills and untouched countryside with their "Romantic Retreat" package! No destination pairs better with romance than Napa Valley. Whisk your partner away this Valentine's Day and have dinner under the stars, take flight in a hot air balloon, watch the sunset from a luxurious hotel, experience romance on the rails, and more. No matter what you choose, you'll always have good company. Start planning your getaway today!