13 Luxurious Stays in Napa Valley
February 26, 2019 – 7x7 - Winter might just be Napa Valley's best kept secret: Free of crowds and traffic, the off-season also promises steals at Wine Country's hottest luxury hotels.
Vista Collina Resort
February 7, 2019 – GOOD DAY SACRAMENTO - Tina Macuha is in the studio with Chef Mackenzie Rupp learning about upcoming classes at our a new Food and Wine Center in Napa.
California M+E Best of 2019 Award Winners
February 5, 2019 – MEETINGS + EVENTS - Your picks for the best venues, activities and attractions in California include some innovative newcomers along with stellar, repeat champions. Here’s who you, our readers, say are the best of the best.
The Top 100 Honeymoon Destinations for 2019
February 1, 2019 – BRIDES - For most newlyweds, your honeymoon is the trip of a lifetime. Sure, you may end up taking bigger or wilder trips down the road, probably with your growing family, but the first post-wedding getaway is epic.
The Best Family-Friendly Hotels in Napa Valley
January 18, 2019 – SONOMA MAGAZINE - There was a time when wine country and kids didn’t mix. Parents in search of a weekend getaway had to line up grandparents to hold down the fort while they were away.
Travel: What’s new in Napa
January 17, 2019 – DECANTER - Always growing and evolving, Napa Valley never gets stale. Discover the best new spots for wine tasting, dining and luxury accommodation in Napa Valley.
Projectors, animation, music drive return of Napa Lighted Art Festival
January 13, 2019 – NAPA VALLEY REGISTER - Napa’s largest, most visible art gallery will again open after dark – on the city’s streets.
Room Request! Vista Collina Resort
January 3, 2019 – DUJOUR - At the recently opened Vista Collina Resort, a glass of sparkling wine greets guests on arrival. Walk the winding cobblestone paths to your room, all of which feature a balcony (or patio) complete with a stunning view of the manicured lawn or sprawling vineyards.
The top 10 of places to visit in 2019, from Belize to Tasmania and Napa/Sonoma in between
December 29, 2018 – LOS ANGELES TIMES - Wherever you live, there’s a good chance 2018 tempted you to run away. We’re OK with that. In fact, we’ve been vetting likely destinations and we’ve found 10— three in the U.S., the rest scattered around the planet that beckon you to escape. Several are islands and only one is a big city.
14 Best Wine Country Hotels To Visit in 2019
December 28, 2018 – WINECOUNTRY.COM - With a new year just around the corner, our new year’s resolutions are all about finding ways to enjoy the good things in life, which to us means more visits to California Wine Country.
What’s New in Napa Valley in 2019
December 21, 2018 – NAPAVALLEY.COM - The best part about Napa Valley is that even if you’ve visited several times before, it’s impossible to get bored. There are always new wineries to discover, hotels and resorts to bliss out at, and world-class restaurants to indulge your inner foodie.
There’s No Off-Season in Wine Country
December 19, 2018 – SAN FRANCISCO MAGAZINE - After the crush of fall grapes and summer visitors, wine country winds down for locals—and becomes the perfect place for a winter break. Oenophiles can meet famed and often reclusive vintners, who regularly pop into the tasting rooms to chat. And foodies can find tables at high season’s hard-to-book restaurants. Here’s how to hit the vineyards this holiday season.
A Napa getaway with nine new wine tasting rooms
December 16, 2018 – SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - We’re nibbling our chef-curated picnic on a large resort lawn in Napa, when a brother-and-sister duo stroll up, eager to play with our son, Ben. The lawn, which is the hub and gathering place at the new Vista Collina resort minutes off Highway 29, features corn hole, ladder toss and ample space to play a good game of fetch with our puppy, Cotton. In other words, it’s perfect.
3 New Ways to Plan a Holiday Meeting in Wine Country
December 5, 2018 – SMART MEETINGS - Once a year you gather the entire company for a celebration of what makes your business special. Why not hold it somewhere memorable—say, the rolling hills of California’s Wine Country? The Napa Valley now offers three new ways to meet vineside.
Spectacular 40-foot tree highlights holiday festivities at Vista Collina Resort
December 3, 2018 – NAPA VALLEY REGISTER - More than 1,500 people gathered at Vista Collina Resort’s inaugural tree lighting ceremony on Friday in south Napa. Guests were treated to complimentary cookies and cider, while sipping wine and beer from The Village’s nine tasting rooms.
Vista Collina Resort: Elevating the Napa Experience
November 30, 2018 – NAPA VALLEY LIFE - The much anticipated opening of Vista Collina Resort has been the talk of Napa, and thus far, those lucky enough to sneak a peek have been wowed.
Your Ultimate Weekend Guide To Napa Valley
November 5, 2018 – HAUTE LIVING - If you’re looking for an extended weekend escape, Napa Valley is one of the best places to visit in the country. With an abundance of things to do and see, restaurants to dine at, and wineries to visit – there is nothing short of extraordinary experiences awaiting at every turn.
New Eats: The Village at Vista Collina Resort
November 1, 2018 – NAPA SONOMA - An array of nifty new snackable bites and small-plates eateries.
The Village at Vista Collina — Napa Valley’s Newest Hotspot
October 30, 2018 – NAPAVALLEY.COM - The first thing I think when I see The Village at Vista Collina is how beautiful it is. Located at Vista Collina Resort, the newest lifestyle resort in Napa Valley (and just across the way from acclaimed sister property The Meritage Resort), The Village is a palatial courtyard with a massive, manicured lawn, rows upon rows of giant shade umbrellas, and newly-built shops arrayed in an arc around it all.
10 San Francisco Venues for Fall 2018 Meetings and Events
October 16, 2018 – BIZ BASH - Vista Collina Resort, a Meritage Collection property, opened in August in Napa Valley.
Six Places to Get a Taste of the Fall Harvest
October 9, 2018 – NEW YORK TIMES - From Portugal to California’s Napa Valley, hotels are eager to offer visitors vacation packages that include seasonal agricultural activities.
With eight tasting rooms and a pool, Vista Collina Resort is the ultimate Napa staycation
October 1, 2018 – 7x7 - Three miles before you hit downtown Napa (and inevitable traffic), pull into Vista Collina resort, valet your car, and don't pick it up until you're ready to leave.
The 10 Best Napa Valley Wine Country Resorts
September 25, 2018 – NAPAVALLEY.COM - You’ve heard it said that “it takes a village.” This is definitely true at Napa Valley’s new Vista Collina Resort set on 11 lush acres, a short drive from downtown Napa.
10 Best Restaurants to Do Lunch in Napa Valley
September 20, 2018 – USA TODAY - Fivetown Grocery is located in The Village at Vista Collina Resort, about four miles from downtown Napa. Salads and sandwiches dominate the menu. Salad choices include the likes of quinoa with avocado, kale, pastrami, and sprouts, or millet tabbouleh with roasted squash, French feta, and rye spiced hummus.
Looking Back On The 10 Best Days Of Summer
September 20, 2018 – HAUTE LIVING - One of the favorite festival events every summer is the food-centric Taste of Napa. It is a beautiful spread featuring the best culinary and wine collections in Napa Valley. This year’s gathering was at the intimate Vista Collina Resort—a new hotel in the area.
Where should you go in September? Try these places.
September 4, 2018 – USA TODAY - More lodging is also being built, such as the new 145-room Vista Collina Resort, a Meritage Collection property. Covering nine acres, it has nine tasting rooms from local wineries and breweries, an artisanal market, and a lawn for picnics, plays and private concerts.
Vista Collina Resort debuts in south Napa with tasting rooms, artisan market and event lawn
August 3, 2018 – NAPA VALLEY REGISTER - Besides hotel rooms, Vista Collina also features a food and wine “village,” including nine tasting rooms, the Fivetown artisan grocery market, demonstration and exhibition kitchen, plus rooftop terrace, fitness studio, 9,000-square-foot event lawn and outdoor pool.
Family-Friendly Napa Valley
July 27, 2018 – VISIT NAPA VALLEY - The Napa Valley may be best known for its world-class wineries and restaurants, yet it is also a welcoming destination for families.
New in Napa Valley: the Vista Collina Resort
July 10, 2018 – MEETINGSNET - With a Tuscan-inspired décor, the new Vista Collina Resort is located amid 11 acres of rolling hills and vineyards. The heart of the resort is its Village, with nine tasting rooms featuring local wineries and breweries.