Alexis Swanson Creative Director of Swanson Vineyards, Foodie

Travel cravings

My travel cravings now are for a room with a view of the beach and an outdoor patio protected by banana trees and bougainvillea.

Best travel experiences

My earliest travel memory is of a trip to Guayaquil, Ecuador - my babysitter’s hometown - when I was 6 years old.

    • Morning
      • St. Helena Farmer's Market

      • Wander around St. Helena Farmer's Market for the finest fresh produce and a reminder of why everyone should live in northern California.
      • Castello di Amorosa

      • Castello di Amorosa is a winery inside the 17th century Italian hilltop village that was painstakingly deconstructed + reconstructed in Napa Valley - it boasts 2 town squares and a dungeon.
    • Afternoon
      • Gott's Roadside

      • Find mouth-watering classic burgers at Gott's Roadside. I have been forever obsessed with their burgers + shakes.
      • Harley Ride on Country Roads

      • For the romantics, rent a Harley Davidson at Neiman’s and cruise the back roads.
      • Wine Tasting at Swanson Vineyards
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        • $25

      • Swanson Salon or Sip Shoppe for the most charming + memorable wine tasting experience.
    • Evening
    • Night
      • Rutherford Grill

      • Eat at Rutherford Grill - I am shamelessly obsessed with BBQ ribs.

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