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Napa Valley

A quick, scenic drive from the San Francisco International Airport, Napa Valley centers around four main towns: Calistoga at the North of the valley, St. Helena and Yountville in the center, and Napa at the South end. One of America’s top viticulture regions, vintners in Napa Valley have been producing premium wines here since the early nineteenth century. Today, the valley features more than four hundred wineries specializing in a number of grape varieties. Napa Valley is also home to several large annual cultural events, including the Festival del Sole, the Napa Valley Film Festival and the BottleRock Napa Valley Music Fest.

Our Location

Located midway between the main St. Helena Highway and the Silverado Trail, Shady Oaks Country Inn is just south of downtown St. Helena, on the quiet Zinfandel Lane. We are a short drive to the East and Bothe-Napa Valley State Park.

Local Area Wineries

The Shady Oaks Country Inn in St. Helena is surrounded by hundreds of wineries. From world renowned wines to local best kept secrets in the Napa Valley, there is something for everyone. John and Lisa are eager to office advice to help you find the perfect winery to match your taste or give you a new experience. Visit our Wineries page for a list of recommendations or contact us for winery suggestions.

Make sure to ask us about our winery coupons so you can make the most of your Napa Valley wine-tasting experience!

Private Wine Tours

Don’t worry about drinking and driving - book a private wine tour and travel worry-free from winery to winery. Guides are well-known by local winery owners, and you’ll get insider access to wineries not typically open to the public. Check out Valley Wine Tours, Platypus Wine Tours or The Napa Valley Wine Train to start.

Top Local Restaurants

Home to a bounty of beautiful local produce, the restaurants in and around St. Helena are second-to-none. We can help you with reservations at any of the area’s wineries and restaurants. Here are a selection of great restaurants and eateries to check out during your stay:

The French Laundry

A top Michelin-rated restaurant and culinary destination for foodies worldwide, The French Laundry really needs no introduction.

Auberge du Soleil

Highlighting the best of Napa’s local produce, choose between the Michelin-rated Restaurant, the more casual Bistro & Bar or the fine dining Private Dining Room (for parties of 10 or more).

The Restaurant at Meadowood

Forging a unique relationship between gardeners, grocers, farmers, artisans, teachers, artists, ranchers and fellow chefs, this place throws out the book on traditional dining - literally, there is no menu! Instead, a specific menu is created for each table, crafted from information gleaned by the reservations team.

Terra Restaurant

Set in a historic field stone building that whisks you away to the French countryside, Terra has been a leading restaurant in the Napa Valley since 1988, working closely with local growers.

Cindy’s Backstreet Kitchen

Located in the heart of St. Helena, this lovely eatery combines the sophistication of a supper club with the flair of a speakeasy for a winning combination of upscale dining and a cool neighborhood hangout.

Market St. Helena

Focusing on American classics with a fresh seasonal approach, Market prides itself on top quality organic food from local producers.

Tra Vigne

Located in a vine-covered building next to the Tuscan Courtyard, Tra Vigne represents the marriage of two renowned culinary regions: Tuscany - with hearty pastas, meats, cheeses and olive oil - and Napa Valley - with fresh, local produce.

The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone

Part of the CIA Restaurant Group, this menu is inspired by local seasonal ingredients and features world flavors, a daily hors d-oeuvre and an award-winning wine list.

Goose and Gander

Pop in for some rustic American food, bar bites and an exciting wine list served in a pub-inspired dining room, basement bar or outdoor patio.
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Shady Oaks Country Inn

399 Zinfandel Lane
St. Helena, California  94574
United States


Tel: (707) 963-1190
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