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It’s no secret that sipping wine while hanging out with your besties has become a favorite pastime since entering your twenties. So, why not take your bridal party to a dreamy destination in California’s wine country, otherwise known as Napa Valley. Surrounded by private vineyards and sweeping hillside views taste your days away outside in the warm West Coast sunshine. If this sounds like a perfect bachelorette party trip then keep reading for the best places to wine taste, grab a bite to eat and rest your head at night!
Inspired by the south of France and infused with California soul, Auberge du Soleil is consistently one of the best hotels in Napa Valley. Nestled along 33-acres of olive and oak trees, the property blends relaxed sophistication with understated elegance offering a quintessental girls getaway like none other. During your stay, take advantage of their complimentary amenities such as, luxury Mercedes-Benz vehicles, fireplaces, outdoor terraces, yoga and meditation classes.
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Ok, picture this: charming and cozy modern craftsman homes designed and decorated to make you feel like you just stepped into a magazine photo shoot. Need we say more? Welcome to The Bungalows at Calistoga! This adorable family owned boutique stay wanted to create a space that felt warm, spacious and relaxing. Just like your home, but in the middle of wine country!
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Talk about prime location! The Napa River Inn is located in the heart of Downtown Napa’s Riverfront District, bustling with darling shops, gourmet restaurants and wineries waiting to pour you a heavy glass of Cabernet.
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If you and your gals are new to visiting Napa, you might be overwhelmed by the number of wineries to choose from. Take the guess work out of where to stop first by booking a private tour with Napa Valley Wine Trolley. The open-air cable car will chauffeur you around to three different wineries or tasting rooms and expose you to grand estates, quaint cellars and urban wineries.
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In the mood to be pampered during your bachelorette bash? Book a luxurious spa treatment at Carneros Resort and Spa. Wedding planning is stressful so, take time to recharge and reconnect while practicing much needed self-care!
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Nestled on the northern slope of Diamond Mountain in Calistoga, known for hot springs, mud baths and wineries. Theorem Vineyards is one of Napa’s most up-and-coming wineries offering panoramic views, stunning architecture, all while being the perfect balance of hip and historic.
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This beautiful art filled winery focuses on Bordeaux-style wines. Make a reservation for a wine or olive oil tasting, tour the grounds, and if you’re lucky, you can get a peek inside Darioush’s private wine collection.
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The winery of our wildest dreams! Castello di Amorosa is an authentically styled 13th century Tuscan castle and winery with all the elements of a medieval castle. Moat, drawbridge and towers included! Transport yourself back in time with your besties as you vino.
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French château meets California estate. Major house goals! We can’t get over how stunning Domaine Carneros truly is. Inspired by the classic 18th century Château de la Marquetterie in Champagne, France, the Domaine Carneros château is an iconic wine country landmark. With a grand staircase, formal gardens, expansive outdoor terraces and marble-floor firesides, this is a royal setting meant for savoring fine wines.
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The cutest farmhouse restaurant, how could we resist? Just wait till you see the Farmstead’s charming outdoor garden lounge and café nestled under a picturesque blue spruce tree. This is an ideal spot for a bachelorette party brunch, grab coffee, pastries or a breakfast sandwich before exploring the vineyards.
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Located in Napa’s famous Oxbow Public Market, you will find delicious cheese handpicked by expert cheesemongers along with an assortment of wines from all over the world. Enjoy a seat at the wine bar and indulge in an artisanal charcuterie and cheese board!
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If you’re looking for a chic and elevated spot for dinner, look no further! The RH Restaurant is part of the five-building Restoration Hardware Yountville compound located in the heart of Napa Valley. Perfect for a bride who appreciates the finer things in life, RH also features a wine vault and barista bar.
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An insulated wine cooler bag is a must when vineyard hopping and exploring the world of tastings, especially during the summer months. Don’t make the mistake of purchasing an expensive bottle and leaving it in the car. This two bottle wine tote from Amazon is the perfect accessory, made from beige canvas fabric featuring a brown padded strap, the style is super cute and trendy.
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Another great tasting essential, and no more more embarrassing wine-stained teeth! Wine wipes are perfect for carrying in your purse or pocket to remove red wine stains from your teeth and mouth. These wipes are flavorless and made with natural ingredients so your tasting palette won’t get ruined!
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For more ideas on how to plan your boozy Napa Valley Bachelorette Party, check out our Bachelorette Party Pinterest Board.
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