Apr 18, 2015

Appellation St. Helena BASH

Taste 35 St. Helena Appellation wines with pairings from the region’s best chefs and CIA students and then vote for your favorites. Early Bird Ticket $90, 2555 Main St., 707.967.1100, appellationsthelena.com

Mar 28, 2015

World of Wine at City Winery

As many as 30 local wineries pour and serve up small bites followed by a silent auction of fine wines and vacation packages. The night ends with a three-course dinner and wine pairing. $89, 1030 Main St., 707.260.1600, citywinery.com

Mar 20, 2015

Rick Springfield at Uptown Theatre

The Stripped Down solo tour brings an intimate performance of Springfield’s favorite lesser-known songs combined with personal stories about his music and life as well as a question-and-answer segment. $85, 1350 Third St., 707.259.0123, uptowntheatrenapa.com

Mar 19-22, 2015

Yountville LIVE!

Four days of concerts, dinners, tastings and other epicurean experiences feature some of the best local food and wine. The annual Taste of Yountville event will be held on Saturday, followed by the Gospel Brunch Sunday. 707.944.0904, yountville.com

Mar 01, 2015

Napa Valley Marathon

This relatively relaxed marathon known as the “biggest little marathon in the West” offers a well-maintained point-to-point course in one of the most scenic regions in the world. napavalleymarathon.org

Feb 17, 2015

Arlo Guthrie at City Winery

The songwriter, activist and social commentator brings his “Alice’s Restaurant 50th Anniversary Tour” to Napa for a combination of folk music and a special multi-media presentation of images from the Guthrie archives. And of course he’ll perform the 18-minute monologue that made him famous. Tickets start at $60, 1030 Main St., 707.260.1600, citywinery.com

Feb 13-15, 2015

Masters and Makers at Meritage

This showcase of local wines features creative tasting experiences, seminars and dining, with appearances by local winemakers and sommeliers. $509, 875 Bordeaux Way, 707.251.1900, meritageresort.com

Feb 14, 2015

Valentine’s Day on the Wine Train

Toast your sweetheart aboard fully restored Pullman railcars as you journey through Napa’s picturesque scenery. On select weekdays through February, the Vista Dome Premier train will operate for a more private lunch experience. $134-274, 1225 McKinstry St., 800.427.4124 winetrain.com  

Feb 14, 2015

Royal Hearts Gala at Castello di Amorosa

Italy meets France for this luxurious evening featuring a wine reception with freshly shucked oysters, chocolates and hors d’oeuvres followed by a four-course dinner with live opera performances. $245, 4045 North Saint Helena Hwy., 707.967.6274. castellodiamorosa.com

Feb 08, 2015

Calistoga’s Winter in the Wineries Passport

Taste wines, meet the winemakers and tour 14 of Calistoga’s celebrated wineries, large and small and in and around town, for a fraction of the price. visitcalistoga.com

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