Wine Tour San Francisco for Seniors

With its gorgeous scenery, friendly climate, and serene atmosphere, it’s no wonder that the Napa Valley also makes an ideal place for senior citizens and retirees. A wine tour in San Francisco is one of the things that seniors like to do, among other things. The picturesque St. Helena, Napa Valley’s first incorporated city, is regarded as one of the favorite “hangouts” of seniors. They will find plenty of places to go shopping and dining. They may, perhaps, discover the history of some of the Continue reading →

Fall Is Perfect for These Fun Things to Do in Napa Valley

You’d think things won’t be fun anymore once summer is over. But fret not, fall is also a great season for fun things to do in Napa Valley. Besides, it may actually be the best time to visit Napa Valley because when the weather gradually turns chilly the landscape will break its all-green uniformity with more interesting colors. Autumn is also the time to harvest the fruits. You can see the rich dark purple color of the red Cabernet Sauvignon grapes and the light green Continue reading →

Consider One of BATV’s Napa Wine Tour Packages

When people plan a trip to Napa Valley, they have a lot of considerations, including budgeting and listing the activities they want to do. That’s why many of them prefer the Napa wine tour packages. These fixed packages save people time from having to further plan their itinerary, as well as help them to plan their budget better. If you want more than just the usual wine tour, then choose Balloons Above the Valley (BATV). BATV has been providing hot air balloon flights and wine Continue reading →

Best Time To Plan a Honeymoon in Napa Valley

With its Mediterranean climate, enchanting rolling hills, neat rows of vineyards, and world-class wineries as well as a smorgasbord of activities and events, Napa Valley is the perfect destination for the honeymooners. When planning a honeymoon in Napa Valley, there are some things that you should consider. Napa Valley is just about a 90-minute drive from San Francisco’s downtown. Although you may have your holiday in the Wine Country any time you wish, it is recommended that the months of August to November are considered Continue reading →

Touring and Tasting Magazine Features Balloons Above the Valley

Balloons Above the Valley (BATV) is the first company to have introduced the hot air balloon rides and wine tours in Napa Valley. For almost four decades, BATV has been reaping rave reviews from both clients and other organizations. This is evident in the company recently receiving the 2015 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence and their 2015 Hall of Fame awards. BATV was featured on one of the top travel/food/lifestyle magazines in country Touring and Tasting Online Grapevine eNewsletter. This magazine focuses primarily on enotourism (wine Continue reading →

What to Look for in Wine Tours in San Francisco and Napa Valley

If you’re looking for a unique traveling experience, it would definitely be taking wine tours in San Francisco and Napa Valley. The region has something for every vacationer who craves diversity in their travels. Beyond the famous Golden Gate Bridge across the San Francisco Bay, is the lush wine-growing region where millions of grapes are made into wines that have gained acclaim from many parts of the world. Apart from the world-famous wines, tourism is also a major source of income for the Napa Valley. Continue reading →

Fun Things to Do in Napa Valley after a Hot Air Balloon Ride

Napa Valley is not just a destination for serious visits to the wineries and the vineyards. Yes, the wine-growing region is indeed serious in its mission to provide world-class wines. But you can also find many fun things to do in Napa Valley, as the place is an excellent destination particularly for couples or the whole family. Couples enjoying a getaway in Napa will surely find the place beyond enchanting. It’s a perfect place to wine and dine, visit the wineries, marvel at the beautiful Continue reading →

Visit Napa Valley Wineries on the Balloon & Wine Tour Package

When you get to visit Napa Valley – whether this is your first time or you have been there many times – the magic always unfolds as if every visit is a new experience. Each visit to Napa Valley Wineries is also a new experience. Even if you are visiting Napa Valley for only a short time, you will still be able to experience and enjoy the best and the finest in the famous wine growing region. Napa Valley is surely an eyeful of natural Continue reading →

Imagine Your Awe While Hot Air Ballooning Over Napa Valley

Hot air ballooning is one of the most sought-after recreational pursuits in the wine region of Napa Valley, California. The Napa Valley is one of the most famous hot air ballooning destinations in the world, and this is in every hot air balloon lovers’ bucket list. And even if you’re going to do this for the first time, you won’t regret it once you hop in to the hot air balloon basket! Hot air ballooning over Napa Valley is an awesome experience, from summer to Continue reading →

Discover What to Do in Napa Valley on Your Next Visit

You have visited a few wineries and tasted a few wine samples. You have wined and dined at the best restaurants, and hit a few trails along the vineyards with your bike. You’ve taken many photos of the gorgeous Napa Valley scenery. To sum it up, your first visit there was wonderful and you want to go to come back and discover what to do in Napa Valley the next time you visit there. Many people have come back to the Napa Valley for the Continue reading →