Area Events

BottleRock Napa – Fine Wine, Fun in the Sun, and Rock ’til You Drop

The Craftsman Inn or the Calistoga Wine Way Inn are the perfect accommodations for one of the premier events of Napa Valley. Join us in May for the ultimate wine and music experience!


BottleRock Napa Live Music Lineup

Amazing Music

BottleRock is host to some of the best bands around. Previous lineups have included Maroon 5, Foo Fighters, Stevie Wonder, Florence + The Machine and Red Hot Chili Peppers, just to name a few from the last couple years. Stay tuned for the 2018 lineup to be announced on January 8th!


A Variety of Wines at BottleRock Napa

A Variety of Wines

You’ll be amazed at the incredible variety of wines from some of the most renowned wine producers in the world. In the mood for a crisp sauvignon blanc, a delicious chardonnays, a luscious pinot noir or a blockbuster cabernet? BottleRock offers the best wines of the region. The on-site staff of wine experts and sommeliers can help you make the best choice. Cheers!


Craft Beer at BottleRock Napa

Craft Beer

You may have heard the saying “It takes a lot of good beer to make a great wine!” BottleRock goes to great lengths to make sure there are plenty of premium brews to be enjoyed with the tasty food offerings.


BottleRock Bourbon Bar

Bourbon Bar

In addition to amazing wine and craft beer, BottleRock offers a selection of bourbon that will satisfy any connoisseur’s craving. Order it neat, on the rocks, or mixed into a Manhattan from a collection of classic bourbons from across the US.


Gourmet Food at BottleRock Napa

Unforgettable Food

The BottleRock menu is reflective of the vibrant culinary scene of Napa, an area that features more Michelin stars per capita than any other wine region on the globe. Many of the area’s finest chefs and restaurateurs will offer choices that can be perfectly paired with your favorite glass of wine or craft brew. Be sure to check out the Culinary Stage where you can check out tasty mashups of your favorite artists and our famous chefs.


BottleRock Napa Tickets

Get Your Tickets!

Lineup will be announced January 8, 2018. Tickets go on sale January 9, 2018. Stay tuned for details – they go fast! Grab your tickets before they’re gone!


Craftsman Inn

Book Your Favorite Room

Be sure to book a stay at one of our luxurious Napa Valley inns so you have a comfortable place to stay after all the music, dancing, food and wine.

CampoVelo: Napa Valley’s Premier Wine, Cycling, & Culinary Experience

The love of wine, food, and cycling come together at this special event happening in Napa Valley this spring. CampoVelo promises exciting group rides, exquisite wine tastings, and unique culinary demos to satisfy anyone’s palate. The event is hosted by Ride Napa Valley and celebrity chef, Chris Cosentino and will take place on May 1-3, 2020.

Three Days of Fun in the Sun

Man on yellow bike is being cheered on by a crowd of onlookers.

Dubbed as “more than a gran fondo,” CampoVelo welcomes celebrated chefs, pro-athletes, and the best vintners the region has to offer. Events cover three days and occur throughout the valley.

  • May 1st—The weekend kicks off at the Clif Family Winery in St. Helena where you can pick up your goody bags, enjoy a glass of wine and mingle with a variety of folks involved in this exciting weekend. Friday evening will also feature a sponsor reception at Vineyard 29 which will include wine and food.
  • May 2nd—Saturday will be a full day starting out with optional breakfast at the Calistoga Motor Lodge & Spa (We think you’ll enjoy our gourmet breakfast in the comfort of our cozy dining room much better!), followed by a nice three-hour ride from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. There are several options for different skill levels and interests, including mountain biking and e-biking. If you’re not ready for cycling just yet, you also have the option to do hiking and yoga during that time. Lunch is served from 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. at the Calistoga Motor Lodge & Spa. Choose from several options for wine tastings and culinary demos in the afternoon. Finish off the day with the “dinner of all dinners” designed by Chef Chris Cosentino.
  • May 3rd—Sunday includes another optional breakfast from the Ranch Winery in St. Helena, followed by the BIG ride from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Again, there are several ride options to accommodate skill levels and personal preference. Close out the weekend with the BIG feast from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. at the Ranch Winery. A live band will perform, and you’ll have the opportunity to relax with a glass of wine or beer and take in the satisfaction of a job well done.

Experience Ultimate Comfort and Luxury at the Wine Way Inn and Craftsman Inn

There is nothing like the amenities we offer at both of our Napa Valley lodging choices. The Wine Way Inn and Craftsman Inn provide exquisitely comfortable beds (important after a long day of cycling!), well-appointed bathrooms (relax sore muscles in our jetted claw-foot tub!), and a quiet, cozy atmosphere that you’ll want after a day of festivities. Reserve a room today as these dates fill up quickly!

Living room of the Wine Way Inn with coach, armchair, coffee table, flowers, and fireplace in Calistpga, CA; Napa Valley, Wine Country

Vicki Lawrence Comes to Yountville, CA

Mark Your Calendar!

Beloved comedian Vicki Lawrence will be performing at the Lincoln Theater in Yountville this coming April and it’s a show you won’t want to miss! The Napa Valley Performing Arts Center will host this hilarious event, “Vicki Lawrence and Mama: A Two-Woman Show.” Experience this live performance that will revisit old favorites (i.e. “Mama”) and include music, observations about life, and stand up comedy that will have you in stitches.

DetailsA close up of a microphone in a dark room.

The show takes place on April 18, 2020, at 8 p.m. Tickets are on sale now through the Lincoln Theater website and run anywhere from $45 to $79.

Vicki Lawrence is truly a veteran of comedy. Her career started as a senior in high school when she was asked to become part of the cast of the legendary “Carol Burnett Show.” It was in the seventh season of this TV show that Lawrence debuted her most famous character, Thelma Harper, better known as simply, “Mama.” When her time on the Carol Brunett Show was over, she went on to star in, “Mama’s Family,” which ran for six successful seasons. Now Lawrence is ready to bring “Mama” back to the delight of her many fans who still watch reruns of this classic show even to this day.

Stay With Us

We are the best place to stay for this event! Our quiet bed & breakfast offers all the amenities you’re looking for in a Napa Valley getaway and our distance from downtown Calistoga, as well as the Lincoln Theater, make it the perfect spot to launch your adventures from. While you’re in town for the show, give Yountville’s best farm-to-table restaurant, Bottega, a try for dinner. After the show, make a stop at a local favorite, Pancha’s Of Yountville, to keep the good times rolling. When it’s time to tuck in after a night of fun, let us pamper you with our luxurious amenities and gourmet breakfast. Book your stay today!

Outside front of the Craftsman Inn in Calistoga, CA, located in the Wine Country in Napa Valley

Napa Valley Truffle Festival Weekend 2020

Calling All Truffle Enthusiasts!A cross-section of a black truffle on a wooden surface.

The Napa Truffle Festival weekend is coming up on January 17-20, 2020. It will bring together truffle experts from around the world who will share their knowledge of these delicious delicacies. Whether you’re a foodie looking to enjoy the exquisite and unique flavors of black truffles, or you’re looking to learn about the art and science of cultivating morels, there will be something for you!

The Napa Truffle Festival was started in 2010 by the American Truffle Company who wanted to bring their enthusiasm for all things truffle to the American public. The goal is twofold—to educate truffle enthusiasts and cultivators, while also showcases the truly remarkable flavors these little delicacies are capable of adding to a dish. The festival also focuses on giving back to the community by donating its proceeds to the food bank of Community Action of Napa Valley among other places.

Several wineries will be hosting the event, and Michelin star chefs will be creating the menu. Ken Frank, a Michelin star chef recognized as America’s expert on truffles, is the master behind the menu. He is the only American chef that has been invited to the exclusive White Truffle Festival in Alba, Italy and holds the title of Knight of the Truffle and Wines of Alba. 

Experience the Complete Life Cycle of a Black Truffle

There is a broad range of activities being offered, from the scientific elements of growing truffles to cooking demonstrations and wine and food pairings. You can even choose to go on your own truffle hunt and learn about finding them in the wild. A truffle-hunting dog demonstration will be offered on Friday which will include wine tastings from Robert Sinsky Vineyards. Don’t miss the five-course dinner offered Saturday night by La Toque and the Michelin star chefs. To finish off a weekend of education and culinary delights, stop by the Oxbow Public Market to purchase fresh truffles to bring home and experiment for yourself.

Image Courtesy of Napa Truffle Festival

Make It a Long Weekend of Luxury

A stay at the Wine Way Inn or Craftsman Inn is the perfect way to experience this event. We are a quick drive from Napa and offer an incredible amount of amenities that will make your weekend perfect. Choose a room that suits your tastes and add on a decadent package of wine, cheese, or chocolates. Don’t miss your chance to experience this distinguished event in the heart of wine country! 

 


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