We at Benchmark Wine Group love sharing Napa’s greatest treasures. So, we’ve put together the below guide to answer all your “where should I stay, where should I eat” questions. Join us for a tour of Napa Valley’s very best getaways.

Where to Stay

Four Seasons Resorts Napa Valley

Lodges and farmhouse of Four Seasons surrounded by vineyards, oak trees, and pools.

Four Seasons Resort and Residences Napa Valley

This resort is the first of its kind. You’ll find the Four Seasons inhabiting the Elusa winery. Of course, it’s the only resort to occupy a working winery. Additionally, it’s location in ‘up-valley’ Calistoga delivers authentic, rugged Napa. The on-site concierge helps arrange your tasting itinerary. Furthermore, you can unwind in the hotel spa and nourish yourself at the TRUSS Restaurant. TRUSS’s menu curates a celebration of all things Napa Valley while Campo Poolside offers Mexi-Cali casual.


The wood awning of Picobar with chairs and umbrellas across a pool.

Picobar, Solage, Auberge Resorts

Calistoga earned it reputation as Napa’s luxury hideaway. It was once known for its natural hot springs and mineral pools. Now, the healing waters of this once sleeping enclave rise to luxurious heights at Solage. In addition, this soothing, spa-centric resort boasts two delectable restaurants: the poolside Picobar and elevated Solbar. Enjoy the finest Napa Valley can offer as you move from stunning winery vistas to soothing spa experiences and cap your day with a fresh, vibrant menu.

Poetry Inn

Moving south, we arrive at the lovely Poetry Inn. Here, luxury suites perch just above downtown Yountville and deliver intimate access to the Valley’s treasures. Poetry Inn’s private massages and curated dinners arrive paired with the areas most prestigious wines. In other words, you can perch along Stag’s Leap District, sip the local wines, and experience true Napa immersion.

Stanly Ranch

Stanly Ranch main building behind a blooming culinary garden patio with seated diners.

The Bear Restaurant, Stanly Ranch, Auberge Resort

And here we arrive to Napa’s newest luxury resort: Stanly Ranch, an Auberge Resort. This sprawling property lies at the southern end of Napa, where the vineyards and ranchlands of Carneros open to sunny vistas. Four restaurants grace this sweeping escape. It also boasts a stunning spa and expansive experiential offerings. This working ranch delivers a vintage Napa experience that’s near the heart of the county, easily accessed from San Francisco, and boasts a wine list positively littered with insiders picks. Its an in-the-know experience that promises to delight.

Where to Eat

Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch

View of Farmstead from its tree lined and lighted outdoor patio

The Farmhouse at Long Meadow Ranch

Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch offers American farmhouse cuisine, outdoor café, and general store. It’s an abundant menu of estate-grown wine, olive oil, grass-fed highland beef and lamb, honey, and fresh eggs. Additionally, their menu features their local, season bounty along with an extensively curated wine list of old and new world wines, local artisanal brews and ciders, and a full bar. And the mid-valley location makes Farmstead an easy stop between “up-valley” and “down-valley” winery tastings.


The bright, open interior of Press with bar and wine storage in the background and dining seating in the foreground.

Press Napa Valley

We love this wine list. There’s more, of course. Press earned the 2022 Grand Award from Wine Spectator. Of course it did. The menu focuses on fresh. Indeed, it elevates the freshest, local and seasonal fare to stunning heights. The menu features Northern California classic fare with a distinctive touch. This is the place if you want to go where the local winemakers, growers, and vintners hang.


The interior of Kenzo with paper pane window on the back wall and sparse table setting in the foregroudn

Kenzo Napa

This tiny, upscale restaurant fuses Japanese tradition with innovation. Sushi and Kaiseki delicacies harmoniously pair with sake and an eclectic wine list. If virtual culinary transportation to Japan is possible, Kenzo has achieved it right in Napa Valley. Each dish is a mediation on flavor and texture that honors both California and Japan.