Legendary restaurants, wineries and Big Experiences
St Helena, CA- One of our favorite wine country destinations (especially off-season!), St. Helena always delivers a memorable experience. Add a little fun and romance with a few Valentine’s Day ideas.
For those seeking adventure on a budget, we highly recommend checking out the Little Book of Big Experiences below. Our staff at Roseville Today put it to the test last season and it is an absolute bargain.
Brasswood Bar + Kitchen created Valentine’s Day Dinner for Two menu featuring a Creamy Carrot & Ginger Soup, Radicchio & Endive Salad, Wagyu beef or Pan Seared Salmon Entrée, Creamy Sweet Potato & Butternut Squash, Sautéed Napa Cabbage with Balsamic Glazed Cipollini Onion. For Dessert, Dark Chocolate Panna Cotta with Grand Marnier Macerated Berries, Chantilly Cream & Citrus Glazed Shortbread Cookie. They also have a list of supplements including Brasswood Cellars wine, Sparkling and Champagne selection and of course, a Bouquet of a Dozen Long Stem Roses. All available to order online and pick up. Pricing: $175- $250+ and valid February 13-14.
Grab an Easy Cook at Home Kit from Pizzeria Tra Vigne such as Pancetta Wrapped Prawns with roasted garlic-balsamic dressing ($15, feeds 2) or the Lobster Ravioli Luscious Lobster Ravioli with Tarragon Cream Sauce ($45, feeds 2). Get both kits for $59.99.
The Charter Oak, run by Chef Christopher Kostow, is offering an amazing Valentine’s Dinner for Two of tco bread with butter, grilled prawns, coal roasted brokaw avocado, brassicas with pistachio and citrus, NY strip with crab sauce with celery root puree and brown butter lemon, and malted chocolate pudding with vanilla wafers. Pre-order by Friday, February 12, cost is $240.
Gift a visit to St. Helena’s top wineries through the Little Book of Big Experiences, a wine passport that allows VIP access to some of Napa Valley’s favorite wineries. The book is valid through June 30 and is $75 with a value of over $800.