Celebrating the Holidays like a Napa Valley Local
Blog Post By Katie Henshaw
Whether you’re lucky enough to live in Napa Valley or you’ve decided to celebrate the holidays here, we’re sharing our insider tips on how to take your holiday to the next level, Wine Country style.
Monday Bakery – Sweet or savory, the treats from this team never disappoint! Their Thanksgiving menu looks irresistible – from butternut soup to bourbon chocolate pecan pie. Check out the Butternut Squash Snack Cake with Molasses Mascarpone – a true showstopper worthy of centerpiece status! Pre-order by 11/20 so that you can spend less time in the kitchen and more time with your loved ones. And don’t forget to add the Clif Family red + white wine pairings which are tailored for turkey.
Acres Home + Garden – Still checking names off your gifting list? Acres Home + Garden in St. Helena is our go-to for thoughtful, unique, and high-quality gifts. From hand crafted pottery to rustic charcuterie boards, candles, linens, and more, their friendly staff will help you to find just the thing, even for that person who has everything.
Sam’s Social Club – Sit back and enjoy a Thanksgiving feast under the sun or stars at Sam’s Social Club in their spectacular clear-topped tent. Their 3-course meal includes selections for both the traditional (heritage turkey) and for the adventurous (featuring a heritage duroc porchetta). All alongside a list of sides that has me salivating already! Maple spiced yam puree, yes please! We recommend ordering Clif Family Gewurztraminer or Grenache as an ideal pairing. Seatings are booking fast, email today.
Back Room Wines – A Napa Valley holiday necessitates the best wines – and the knowledgeable team at Back Room can guide you towards just the right pairing for every holiday meal, cookie swap, and New Year’s toast. Whether you find an old favorite like Clif Family Bici, or discover something new, you won’t leave empty handed.