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GETTING THERE

Virgin America flies nonstop from Washington Dulles to San Francisco, with early February rates starting at $279 round trip. The city of Napa is about 50 miles northeast of San Francisco.

WHERE TO STAY

Carneros Inn

4048 Sonoma Hwy., Napa

888-400-9000

www.thecarnerosinn.com

Takes design cues from rural barns and rancher cottages, but packs in plenty of modern luxuries. Cottages all have fireplaces, outdoor showers and private gardens. Rates start at $370 per night, with midweek specials.

Bardessono

6526 Yount St., Yountville

707-204-6000

www.bardessono.com

LEED-certified resort offering organic linens, carbon-fiber bikes and an on-site garden supplying the restaurant. Rates start at $399.

Westin Verasa Napa

1314 McKinstry St., Napa

707-257-1800

www.westinnapa.com

A more affordable option in downtown Napa. Rates from $176 per night.

WHERE TO EAT

Ad Hoc

6476 Washington St., Yountville

707-944-2487 

www.adhocrestaurant.com

Famed chef Thomas Keller’s casual restaurant serves a family-style four-course menu for $52.

Rotisserie and Wine

720 Main St., Napa

707-254-8500

www.rotisserieandwine.com

Celebrity chef Tyler Florence blends his Southern roots (pimento cheese flatbreads and deviled eggs) with wine country ingredients. Entrees from $22.

Gott’s Roadside

933 Main St., St. Helena

707-963-3486

www.gotts.com

Excellent burgers, garlic butter fries and creamy milkshakes, this roadside burger stand makes a good pit stop during a day of wine tasting. Features a sprawling lawn with picnic tables. Hot dogs, sandwiches and burgers from $5.99.

WHAT TO DO

Spring Mountain Vineyards

2805 Spring Mountain Rd., St. Helena

877-769-4637

www.springmountainvineyard.com

Tasting appointments available on the hour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., from $25 per person.

Pride Mountain Vineyards

4026 Spring Mountain Rd., St. Helena

707-963-4949

www.pridewines.com

Tasting appointments available from 10:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., from $10.

Frank Family Vineyards

1091 Larkmead Lane, Calistoga

800-574-9463

www.frankfamilyvineyards.com

Owned by longtime Disney executive Rich Frank. Tasting room open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tastings from $20.

Inglenook

(formerly Rubicon Estate)

1991 St. Helena Hwy., Rutherford

800-782-4266

www.inglenook.com

Chateau open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tastings from $25.

Other winter pursuits include Napa’s first ice-skating rink, open through Jan. 16 ($12 for skate rentals and skating; www.napaonice.com), and Napa Valley Restaurant Month, with more than 35 restaurants offering specials during January.

INFORMATION

www.legendarynapavalley.com