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Uncork & Unwind

Where To Eat

RiverPointe Napa Valley Resort

Explore Napa’s Restaurant Scene

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Things To Do

Shopping

Uncork Endless Fun & Adventure

Enjoy a Treasure Trove of Shops & Markets

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Events

Napa’s Rich History

Iconic Events & More

Learn More About Napa Valley

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Top Photo Spots & Tips

#MyGrandMemories

From Vineyards To Local Art, Take Your Best Photo

Share Your Vacation Photos

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Napa Travel Resources & More

Discover Family-Friendly Travel Tips & Recipes

CLICK ICONS TO SEE MORE INFO & VIDEOS

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Uncork & Unwind Managed by Grand Pacific Resorts, RiverPointe Napa Valley is tucked away in a secluded garden on the banks of the Napa River where the resort’s private cottages sit, complete with full kitchens and a deck to revel in the stunning views. This quiet resort is so tranquil you may forget you’re just minutes from downtown Napa with endless wineries, delicious restaurants, and unique shops to enjoy. Grand Pacific Resorts and RiverPointe Napa Valley invite you to slow down and enjoy—Napa style.

Savor All the Flavors of RiverPointe Napa Valley Let Us Show You the Way to the Resort

Need Something While You’re With Us? We’re Just a Text Away!

(707) 743-3022

Stay in Touch @RiverPointeNapaValley @GrandPacificResorts N A PA

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WHERE TO EAT

The Napa Restaurant Scene

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is as diverse as its wines...

From fine-dining to family-friendly and more, Napa has something for every taste, occasion and budget.

Romantic Celadon (1.5 mi) $31-60 This rustic, Award-winning restaurant serves seasonally influenced flavors from the Mediterranean, Asia, and the America’s. Ristorante Allegria (1.3 mi) $11-30 An upscale, Northern Italian influenced restaurant with California cuisine located in Downtown Napa.

Fine Dining La Toque Restaurant (0.8 mi) $61+ This Michelin Star rated restaurant serves French cuisine and requires smart casual dress. Reservations are strongly recommended. Cole’s Chop House (1.2 mi) $31-60 Named one of “100 Best Steakhouses in America” by OpenTable, enjoy premium steaks in a charming atmosphere within a historical building in Downtown Napa. N A PA

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Family Friendly

WHERE TO EAT

Buster’s Original Southern BBQ (27.6 mi) $11-30 Enjoy Louisiana-inspired cuisine specializing in southern side dishes and barbecue.

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Kitchen Door (1 mi) $11-30 Located within Oxbow Public Market delight in locally sourced produce and American comfort food. V. Sattui Winery (16.7 mi) $11-30 This winery offers an Artisan Deli and Marketplace that has everything you need to create the perfect picnic on 2 acres of stunning Napa scenery. Oxbow Public Market (1 mi) $11-30 This sprawling market place features a riverside deck and a wide selection of food vendors, wines, local produce and more!

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T H I N G S to do

Enjoy Onsite Activities AT RIVERPOINTE NAPA VALLEY RESORT • Orientation Breakfast on Mondays • 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. • Sangria Sunday • 4:00 p.m. • Enjoy Nightly Activities • 5:00 p.m.– 6:00 p.m. Activities vary and include wine tastings, crafts, or Margarita Madness

Resort Activities

The resort can arrange any number of activities for you while in Napa. Please call the Concierge to set these up for you in advance: (707) 252-4200

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T H I N G S to do Whether you head out on foot or hop on a bike, you’ll want to uncork the endless adventures that await you in Napa.

Do-it-Yourself Fun in Napa

Try ‘Vinyasa in the Vineyard’ at RiverPointe

Get Crafty with a DIY Wine Stomp

The Great Outdoors

Hot Air Ballooning

Napa Valley Bike Tours

Stroll the Napa River Trail

Golf

Napa Golf Course at Kennedy Park

Silverado Resort and Spa

Spas

The Spa at Silverado Resort and Spa

Spa Terra at The Meritage Resort

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Time to wine down and enjoy the fruits of Napa’s labor. From boutique to highly acclaimed, explore wineries with their own unique vibes and stories. You’ll experience stunning vineyard views and delectable tastings when you explore everything Wine County has to offer.

WINERIES

Swanson Winery Location Discover Napa Valley Charm Find Out More

Quixote Winery Location Discover a Must See Winery

Rutherford Ranch Location Your Next Stop in Napa Valley

Tank Garage Winery Location

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Napa Valley Wine Trolley Put a twist on your wine tour experience by visiting four Napa Valley wineries by authentic electric cable car

WINE NOT?

Enjoy Exclusive Discounts Ask the concierge at RiverPointe Napa Valley Resort about wine tasting discounts, like two for one passes & more!

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SH O PP IN G

Oxbow Public Market Explore this unique space bursting with Napa gems. It’s one of the area’s biggest treasures filled with plenty of food options, delicious wine, and a diverse array of shops.

Napa Premium Outlets Enjoy shopping the bestknown fashion brands for high quality and deeply discounted apparel, shoes, jewelry and more!

Antiques There is a plethora of charming shops in Napa Valley showcasing unique items from previous eras.

Antiques on Second Bonnie’s Emporium

Fun Shopping Tip Known as Napa Valley’s Main Street, swing by St. Helena for exceptional shopping, dining and wine experiences in this picture-perfect town.

From fine art and antiques to fashion and gourmet food, Napa Valley is a treasure trove of great shops and markets.

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EVENTS Napa Valley is packed with iconic events and experiences, including farmers markets, concerts, art exhibitions, annual events, and more! Napa Valley Farmers Market South Napa Century Center, 195 Gasser Drive Tuesdays and Saturdays, 8:30 – 1:00pm Napa Valley is about more than just wine: it’s also home to some of the finest farms and talented artisans in Northern California! Enjoy Napa’s farmers market twice a week. Live Music at Uncorked Oxbow Public Market Thursdays and Fridays, 5:00 – 8:00pm Enjoy Open Mic Night and special performances at Uncorked, along with happy hour specials and award winning wines. Local’s Night Oxbow Public Market Tuesdays, 5:00 – 8:00pm Connect with the community at this locals gathering and enjoy some mid-week fun with special menu items from vendors.

Check out more Napa Valley Events

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TOASTING To Napa’s Rich History

Just an hour north of San Francisco lies a rural utopia filled with rolling hills, grazing cattle, and endless vineyards, possessing the kind of pastoral beauty rarely seen outside of Tuscany.

WILD GRAPES Wild grapes have always been in abundance in Napa Valley. The first vines were planted as far back as the 1700s by a group of missionaries. At the time, no specific grape varieties were cultivated, and vines produced only field blend grapes used solely for religious purposes.

FIRST WINES The area’s commercial birth of the wine industry took hold in the mid to late 1800s, well before the California Gold Rush, when vintner, George Yount, planted the first commercial vines containing specific varietal grapes in the valley. A small group of European immigrants like Jacob Berringer, Gustav Nebaum, and Charles Krug also arrived in Napa, all eager to try and make wines that would rival and surpass those of their homelands. Ever since, a host of settlers, pioneers, visionaries, and risk takers have flocked to the valley and contributed to its colorful history.

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ON THE MAP The Napa Valley wine industry’s rise to prominence on the global market is in large part due to the efforts of vintners over just the last 50 years. In particular, the Paris Tasting of 1976 was the single most significant event in terms of putting Napa on the world map. For the first time ever, Napa Valley wines were blind taste tested in a contest that pit them against the best wines of southern France, and Napa prevailed among the standards of excellence for both chardonnay and cabernet! This tasting victory was a critical turning point for Napa Valley, awarding the region a credibility it never had before. From that point on, the Napa Valley wine industry would be forever changed, and wineries would grow from a few dozen to the several hundred that exist today.

George Yount

Also established the neighboring Napa town of Yountville.

Fun fact:

Napa Valley first got its start when Abraham Lincoln was president!

Vintner:

A person who makes or sells wines.

Find out more about Napa’s rich history in Grand Pacific Resort’s digital lifestyle magazine, Time Together. N A PA

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TOP PHOTO SPOTS NAPA VALLEY From Napa’s natural beauty and stunning vineyards to its foodie hotspots and unique art installations, Napa Valley is the perfect place to snap epic selfies and gorgeous landscapes. Be sure to mention @RiverPointeNapaValley in your photos when you post them on social media!

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THE GRAPE CRUSHER STATUE BY GINO MILES NAPA VALLEY WELCOME SIGN

RiverPointe Napa Valley Resort Explore the resort’s gardens at RiverPointe Napa Valley Resort to discover the small vineyard and idyllic selfie spot.

OXBOW PUBLIC MARKET

SONOMA ST. HELENA

SCRIBE WINERY

BUNNY FOO FOO ART SCULPTURE BY LAWRENCE ARGENT N A PA

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BUENA VISTA WINERY

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MOBILE

PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS 1

Clean your lens

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Be sure to tap on the face/object on your screen for better focus and lighting

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Face toward the light to avoid awkward shadowing

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Consider your background by avoiding unintentional objects and people in your photos

Adjust your angles. Try fun photo composition and vantage points like higher, more flattering angles

Let’s Get Social Show us your photo skills by tagging @RiverPointeNapaValley and #MyRiverPointe in your favorite photos!

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#MyGrandMemories

From vineyards and local art to family traditions and unique eats, share your vacation photos with Grand Pacific Resorts for a chance to be featured!

Simply use #MyGrandMemories on Or upload photos at: GrandPacificResorts.com/ MyGrandMemories

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There’s More To Uncork in

NAPA VALLEY

From Napa-inspired recipes to family-friendly travel tips, find more wine country inspiration when you explore these great resources.

Get Cookin’ in Napa

Looking for more inspiration?

Stars and Stripes Cake with Napa Valley Blackberries

Family-Friendly Travel Tips

Family Friendly Visit to Napa Valley on a Budget

Wine Not? A Family Friendly Day in Napa Valley

Wine Country With Kids

Visit the RiverPointe Napa Valley Resort Blog

Discover More in Napa Valley

8 Tips for Riding a Hot Air Balloon in Napa Valley 11 Things to do in Napa That Don’t Involve Drinking Wine

Are You An Owner With Grand Pacific Resorts? Explore your digital lifestyle magazine, Time Together!

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VACAT I O N Inspiration

If you enjoy vacationing at RiverPointe Napa Valley please check out our family of resorts located throughout California and Hawaii.

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RED WOLF LAKESIDE LODGE

RED WOLF LODGE AT SQUAW VALLEY

HANALEI BAY RESORT

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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA BEACH CLUB

VILLA L’AUBERGE

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Profile for Grand Pacific Resorts

RiverPointe Napa Valley Pocket Guide  

Your go-to destination guide for all things Napa Valley!

RiverPointe Napa Valley Pocket Guide  

Your go-to destination guide for all things Napa Valley!