Having lived in the Napa Valley for much of their courtship, Blamoh and Nick enjoyed numerous dining and wine tasting experiences together. Here are some of their favorite restaurants and wine tasting experiences in the region.
540 Main St, Napa, CA 94559
Our favorite spot for an "al fresco" brunch.
1030 Main St, Napa, CA 94559
The place to go in Napa for live music by nationally-touring artists.
4048 Sonoma Highway, Napa, CA 94559
Modern rustic cuisine in a contemporary roadhouse atmosphere. Excellent fried chicken.
6625 Washington St, Yountville, CA 94599
Chef Michael Chiarello brings together the best of Italy and Napa Valley.
1001 2nd St, Napa, CA 94559
An ever-changing wine list and family share-plate style menu in a relaxed, casual environment.
500 Main St G, Napa, CA 94559
Celadon’s "global comfort food" menu features flavors from the Mediterranean, Asia, and the Americas. The site of our "first anniversary of our first date" dinner.
1385 Napa Town Center, Napa, CA 94559
The site of our first date. Modern Japanese cuisine in the heart of downtown Napa.
738 Main St, Saint Helena, CA 94574
American farmhouse cuisine showcasing ingredients fresh from their farm, ranch, and vineyards. Excellent barbecue.
644 1st St 610 &, Napa, CA 94559
Several dining options here, including Hog Island Oyster Co.—our favorite place for both fresh oysters and a world-class grilled cheese sandwich. Craft beer lovers will also want to visit the Fieldwork Brewery tap room. For dessert, try Three Twins' honey/lavender ice cream, and for coffee, try Ritual Coffee Roasters.
500 1st St, Napa, CA 94559
Inspired by the Napa Valley and The Culinary Institute of America’s California farms and gardens, The Restaurant at CIA Copia offers distinctive seasonal dishes paired with a curated selection of wines, beers, and handcrafted cocktails.
122 W Napa St, Sonoma, CA 95476
Just over the hill from Napa Valley in charming downtown Sonoma. Delicious Portuguese tapas and wine bar at reasonable prices.
1415 Town and Country Dr, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
A San Francisco Chronicle Bay Area Top 100 Restaurant for four years. International small plates, some wildly inventive and others comfortingly familiar. Most wines are available in two-ounce tastes as well as by the glass or bottle.
1005 Coombs St, Napa, CA 94559
High-style tasting room located in the heart of downtown Napa. Features wine from Napa Valley’s first Black-owned estate winery.
1 California Dr., Yountville, CA 94599
The first French-owned sparkling winery in California.
1300 First St, Napa, CA 94559
Superb list of wines by the glass curated by a master sommelier. Great place for lunch or simply relaxing over a glass of wine, or two.
4240 Silverado Trl, Napa, CA 94558
Bordeaux-style wines from estate-grown grapes in Southern Napa Valley spanning the Mount Veeder and Oak Knoll AVA's.
1240 Duhig Rd., Napa, CA 94559
World-class sparking wine and Carneros Pinot Noir.
1250 Cuttings Wharf Road, Napa, CA 94559
In the Carneros wine appellation. Superb Pinot Noir.
1350 Acacia Drive, Oakville, CA 94562
Founded in Oakville, California in 1885 and restored in 1979, Far Niente is consistently recognized as a benchmark producer of Napa Valley Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon.
8440 St Helena Highway, Rutherford, CA 94573
100% estate grown, certified Napa Green wines, focusing on sauvignon blanc, cabernet sauvignon, and additional red Bordeaux varietals.
8555 Sonoma Hwy, Kenwood, CA 95452
Nestled in the heart of the stunning Sonoma Valley, the Chateau St. Jean estate offers wine lovers an idyllic getaway to soak in the Sonoma wine lifestyle.
4035 Westside Road, Healdsburg, CA 95448
Superb Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Splurge for the "full experience" wine tasting, a memorable wine and food pairing.
120 West Napa Street, Sonoma, CA 95476
A well-curated assortment of French champagnes and California sparkling wines by the glass. Right next door to Tasca Tasca, in downtown Sonoma.