As winter’s crisp embrace descends upon the enchanting landscapes of Yountville and Napa Valley, the air is charged with a palpable sense of holiday magic. The vineyards, typically adorned with lush greenery, now boast a different kind of splendor – one that sparkles with the radiance of festive lights and the warmth of seasonal cheer. In this picturesque corner of California’s wine country, the holiday spirit takes center stage, transforming the region into a captivating winter wonderland.  If you are traveling to Napa Valley this December, be sure to stop at some of these festive locations, certain to put you in the holiday spirit! 


The Silverado Resort has completely revamped its holiday decor this year. The mansion lawn now boasts a new 40-foot statement tree that will surely become a must-have family photo for years to come. The inside of the mansion has also been reimagined, with a new statement tree in the salon and revamped decor at the bar. Guests can enjoy riding the Santa Train every weekend, and every Saturday morning, they can have Breakfast with Santa at the Grill. 

On December 7, starting at 5:30 PM–6:30 PM, they will say a blessing and light the menorah on the first night of Hanukkah. All are invited to enjoy treats, coffee, and cocoa, followed by a specially prepared menu at the Grill. For more details on Holiday activities at Silverado Resort Click Here 


Stepping into Madeleine’s Macarons during the holiday season is like entering a confectionery dreamland. The air is filled with the sweet fragrance of freshly baked macarons, and the quaint patisserie is adorned with festive charm. Stop in to admire the decorations, but stay for the incredible coffee, macarons and check a few gifts off your holiday gift list! 


The holidays are synonymous with sparkle, and no place quite sparkles like JCB Yountville! 

At JCB Yountville, every bottle we open is an invitation to weave unforgettable stories, share extraordinary experiences, and uncover the magnetic allure that lies within our world. In the spirit of this season, we have transformed our already captivating tasting room into a jubilant holiday gathering place with a little extra sparkle to celebrate this festive time of year.  

As a testament to our shared yuletide joy, we extend a special offer that is the embodiment of elegance and effervescence, to further elevate your celebrations and create enduring memories — when guests purchase one bottle of GALA Champagne, they will receive a second complimentary bottle as our gift. These exquisite mirror-finished bottles are sure to steal the spotlight on your holiday table or serve as a dazzlingly elegant gift for your loved ones. 

We invite you to indulge with us at JCB Yountville as we embrace the spirit of sharing and delight in this holiday season, with passion and appreciation for the extraordinary gifts of life and libation.

Ottimo christmas tree


Stop by Ottimo (which translates to “excellent” in Italian), to take in their beautifully adorned Christmas Tree.  While there, browse for unique gifts for the culinary lovers on your gift list! 

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Known for their delicious “Bacon & Wine Experience”, Priest Ranch is the perfect tasting room to cozy up in this holiday season. Visit their 15-foot tree and pluck an ornament where you can scan a QR code to donate to Jamerson Humane or The Boys & Girls Club and receive 10% off your purchase.  In addition, Someston is accepting donations of pet supplies for Jameson Humane.  If the bacon experience gets the tastebuds ready for more, be sure to stop next door at newly opened The Kitchen at Priest Ranch where vibrant flavors of seasonal American cuisine mix with the rich influences of the Midwest! 


Stepping into St. Supéry Winery during the holiday season is like entering a vinous winter wonderland. The winery, known for its commitment to sustainable practices and exceptional wine craftsmanship, transforms into a festive retreat during this time of the year. The tasting room, with its warm ambiance and inviting decor, is adorned with tasteful holiday decorations that reflect the winery’s dedication to both elegance and celebration. Visiting St. Supéry Winery during the holidays is not just a wine tasting experience; it’s a journey into the heart of Napa’s holiday spirit, where the artistry of winemaking seamlessly intertwines with the joy of the season.

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A venture by the esteemed Duckhorn Portfolio, this winery is a celebration of the art of blending, where classic varietals harmonize to create wines of exceptional character and depth. With a commitment to quality and an eye for innovation, Paraduxx invites visitors to explore its picturesque estate, sip on meticulously crafted wines, and discover the dynamic interplay of flavors that define its portfolio. During the month of December, visit their Gratitude Tree! Starting in 2020, when we all needed to remember the good most, they started the gratitude tree. Guests are able to fill out what they want to give gratitude for and place it upon the tree. We cannot think of a better way to celebrate the feeling of the Holiday season!  


Charter Oak beckons with its warm and inviting ambiance, offering a unique dining experience that seamlessly blends culinary excellence with a cozy, rustic charm. What sets Charter Oak apart during the winter season is the introduction of their enchanting winter yurts. These cozy, intimate spaces provide an idyllic setting to savor the restaurant’s delectable dishes while surrounded by the beauty of the outdoors! 

As you travel Napa Valley enjoying all there is to offer this holiday season you will discover why this corner of wine country is not only a haven for oenophiles but also a magical retreat for those seeking the perfect blend of holiday charm and West Coast elegance!