Our thanks to Chicago blogger NapaCabulous: she recommends stopping by to experience a friendly small production winery: http://www.livingnapacabulous.com/2012/12/06/wine-country-travel-tip-what-to-do-in-napa-valley/
Wine tasting and fabulous dinners are the essential elements of any wine country vacation; however there are many other activities that can help to round out your experience. I’ve listed my top 10 answers for “What to do in NapaValley,” in no particular order. Though we try to shake things up each trip, several of these items always make their way onto the itinerary…. Make plans to visit a small production winery and hear its story from the owner. We have had great times at Smith-Madrone….