A luxuriously relaxed pace. Delightfully uncrowded wineries. A truly idyllic landscape. These are just a few of the reasons to visit Wine Country in winter. (Did we mention it’s also Cabernet Season?) Warm and welcoming, Vista Collina Resort is the perfect place to stay during your winter sojourn. We’re conveniently located in Napa, an ideal spot from which to explore all of Napa Valley’s best activities and attractions.
1. Tree Lighting Ceremony at The Village at Vista Collina - December 6, 2019
Join family and friends on our expansive Village Lawn from 4:00-6:00pm for a festive evening of Christmas carolers, a holiday-inspired Artisan Market, and photos with Santa. We’ll have a Marine Toys for Tots Foundation collection area where you can drop off an unwrapped toy to help spread the magic of the season. Stop by one of our nine tasting rooms to sample locally crafted beer and wine, then wrap up your evening with a memorable dining experience. Following the Tree Lighting Ceremony, Trinitas Cellars will host an intimate course-paired wine dinner curated by Executive Chef Vincent Lesage.
2. Gingerbread House Decorating - December 8, 15, & 22, 2019
It wouldn’t be the holidays without gingerbread houses! Gather your little ones to take part in this time-honored tradition. Our culinary team will supply everything necessary for your children to create these festive holiday treats that they can then bring home to enjoy. After they’ve finished their culinary creations, head out to The Village Lawn to enjoy Christmas carolers from 2:00-5:00pm.
3. Napa Lighted Art Festival - January 11 - 19, 2020
Just after the twinkling holiday lights are packed away Napa lights up in an entirely different way. The Napa Lighted Art Festival is a unique lighted art walk featuring original artwork from local and international artists. Light displays are projected onto buildings throughout Downtown Napa and the city of Napa, creating stunning and innovative installations via light art, video art, 3D video mapping projections, lighted sculptures, and projects that use technology or interactivity.
4. Napa Truffle Festival - January 17 - 20, 2020
Truffle experts from around the world gather to share their knowledge of the highly prized Périgord black truffle at the 10th annual Napa Truffle Festival. Festival goers partake in interactive truffle programs at The Westin Verasa Napa and The CIA at Copia, truffle orchard tours/dog training demos at Robert Sinskey Vineyards, winery truffle lunches prepared by master chefs, wild mushroom forays, and a Truffles & Wine Dinner at La Toque. Oxbow Public Market hosts a Festival Marketplace, free to the public, on Monday, January 20 featuring an à la carte menu of truffle items, cooking demos, specialty food products, local wines, and fresh truffles for sale.
5. Napa Valley Restaurant Week - January 26 - February 1, 2020
Discover Napa Valley's Terroir to Table® Dining during Napa Valley Restaurant Week. Epicureans, visitors and locals alike, discover the valley’s culinary delights through multi-course prix-fixe menus for lunch ($20 or $30) and dinner ($38 or $48) everywhere from world-famous Michelin-Star rated restaurants to hidden gems. Whether trying much-anticipated new restaurants or revisiting old favorites, Napa Valley Restaurant Week is the perfect time to explore this legendary food and wine destination.