San Francisco March 02, 2017
Most People Have No Idea Just How Unique This Village Near San Francisco Truly Is
How many small towns or villages can boast to having hundreds of wineries and even a culinary institute? If this sounds alluring, then St.Helena is the ideal place to explore.
St. Helena is considered Napa Valley’s Main Street. If you are curious about visiting, St. Helena is located in the center of wine country. St. Helena today is a statewide and even nationwide leader in food and wine trends in the valley and beyond. Let’s learn more about just how unique this village near San Francisco truly is!
St. Helena is located in Napa County. St. Helena is part of the North Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area. The population is under 6,000, so this is a peaceful town with a lot to offer.
Unlike most other small towns, St. Helena boasts hundreds of wineries and home to the world’s most inspiring campuses for culinary education.
St. Helena has 416 vineyards making up 6,800 acres of planted vineyards. This quiet place is in more ways than one quite unique!
Wine is a big part of the draw here. In St. Helena, the Beringer Vineyards and the Charles Krug Winery are California Historical Landmarks.
Farm to table Cuisine that is seasonal, local, and sustainable. They’re not just buzzwords in St. Helena, this is one of the things this small town is known for! For a true farm to table experience, learn more about the
Farmstead restaurant in our previous feature.
St. Helena is not just about wine, but as well the special Culinary Institute of America at Greystone. Along with serving food to wine enthusiasts, tourists or locals in need of a break or fun to take classes at this Institute.
St. Helena offers sophisticated experiences downtown along with restaurants, hotel/spas, agro-tourism adventures and refined shopping! This is a sleepy village with pizzaz!
What other town can you arrive by wine train?! The Napa Valley Wine Train is 18 miles long and runs between Napa and St. Helena. The most unique aspect of this train is that the route passes by many of the best vineyards and wineries in Napa.
Before you leave, make sure to appreciate the nature here. Mount Saint Helena is in the Mayacamas Mountains.
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