Travelling in the Napa Valley : A holiday shopping guide

Napa Valley

Napa Valley truly is a special place to visit during the holiday season. This scenic sun-kissed region of Northern California offers picturesque vineyards nestled in among rolling hills, world-class restaurants, and of course boutiques and locally owned shops that are packed with gifts for everyone special in your life.

Let’s take a closer look at some of the most coveted shopping destinations in Napa Valley:

Shop Till You Drop at Sonoma Plaza 

A quaint and unique shopping experience for those with a discerning eye for quality and elegance, Sonoma Plaza  is an inspiring shopping center where you will find everything from vintage home decor to locally handcrafted wines. Sonoma Plaza is located right near City Hall and is open all year long. Be sure to check out these stores while you are there:

  • The Loop
  • Bossa Nova
  • James
  • Tiddle E. Winks
  • Wine Country Chocolates

Take a Piece of Europe Home with You at Napa Valley Vintage Home

Located on Main Street in St. Helena, Napa Valley Vintage Home is an idyllic home decor and gift boutique that is filled with a classy mix of items inspired by the elegant culture of France. At Napa Valley Vintage Home, you will be treated to a variety of classy and modern linens, furniture, art, home decor and more. This boutique is located in the historic district of town amid fine dining restaurants, tasting rooms, and art galleries.

Adorn Your World at Blackbird of Calistoga

An awe-inspiring gift shop that is filled with indoor and outdoor adornments, Blackbird of Calistoga is one boutique store you will want to explore at length! Blackbird of Calistoga is located in the relaxing hot springs resort town of Calistoga and is home to artistic items your friends and family (…and yourself) will love! Aside from jewelry and decorative stationary found at many gift stores, you will also find a variety of handcrafted vases, garden decor, coffee mugs, solar power supplies, and picnic accessories.

The Spice Islands Marketplace: A Supercenter for Gourmet Sugar, Spice, and Everything Nice

The Spice Islands Marketplace is a true food lover’s paradise. In addition to offering thousands of must-have cooking and baking supplies, it is also home to a culinary school. The Spice Islands Marketplace is located in downtown St. Helena and has a welcoming European feel that will get you in the mood to whip up your finest dish. At this amazing culinary supercenter, you will find items like:

  • Nearly 1,800 national and international cookbooks
  • Kid-friendly cooking supplies
  • Famed Napa Valley wines
  • Spices
  • Gourmet ingredients
  • Bakeware
  • Serveware
  • Pots and pans
  • Local chocolates
  • Olive oils and vinegar

Find Fashions for the Whole Family at Napa Premium Outlets

Napa Premium Outlets is located in downtown Napa and offers the most sought-after designer labels but without the high designer label prices. It is home to over 50 retail stores and five restaurants you can dine at while shopping. Be prepared to spend hours wandering through stores such as:

  • Coach
  • Ralph Lauren
  • Kate Spade
  • Lucky Brand
  • Nike
  • Brooks Brothers
  • Gap
  • Michael Kors

 

Also located in downtown, the famous Oxbow market where you can find local artisans such as Napa Valley distillery or The olive press.

Visit the Vibrant V Marketplace

Nestled in among the rolling vineyard hills of Yountville, V Marketplace is not your average shopping experience. The interior is rustic and offers everything from fine wines and gourmet chocolates to hand-blown glass and wall art. If you are in need of a gift that is refined and one of a kind, this is the place to shop.

Not only is Napa Valley a palette pleasing paradise for wine connoisseurs, but it is also home to some of the most unique shopping experiences you will find in the country. At Napa Valley Tours & Transportation, we want to help you make the most of your holiday shopping experience in this extraordinary place. We offer a variety of transportation and tour services that will help you get to where you are going so you don’t have to worry about how you are going to get there. Contact us today so we can help you plan your holiday shopping adventure!