Using local products and services are important to us at Napa Valley Life.
Local businesses are who primarily supports our magazine and for that we thank our advertising family. Having said that, this year’s winners were not tied to advertising nor are our Editor’s Choice. Local businesses are the foundation of our vibrant community.
Beau Fleurs Flower Company
707-224-7993 • 1508 Silverado Trail, Napa • www.napavalleyflowers.com
Beau Fleurs Flower Company has showcased their creativity and fun loving spirit through their floral concepts and design. Utilizing premium flowers with fun textures and materials, the experienced shop focuses on their clients first while paying attention to every detail throughout the event.
BEST Coffee Place
Napa Valley Roasting Company
1400 Oak Ave, St., St. Helena • www.napavalleycoffee.com
Founded in 1985 by Leon Sange in St. Helena. His son, Ben Sange now runs the operation. It’s a popular hang-out for locals and tourists alike. Besides serving fresh roasted coffee, they teach cupping classes and can do custom blends for consumers and businesses.
BEST Ethnic Restaurant
Tarla Mediterranean Grill
707-255-5599 • 1480 First Street, Napa • www.tarlagrill.com
Tarla Mediterranean Grill has been serving up fresh Mediterranean cuisine for seven years in their downtown Napa location. You can’t beat their Turkish meatballs, humus, lamb kabob’s and their signature cocktails.
BEST Sports Bar
Napa’s Steakhouse and Sports Lounge
707-927-5956 • 145 Gasser Dr Ste A, Napa • www.napasportsteakhouse.com
Napa’s Steakhouse and Sports Lounge concept is unique in that its two restaurants in one. One half is a large, open floor plan sports lounge. The other half is a classic yet modern steakhouse with no televisions. For the sports-lovers NapaSport has plenty of TV’s and great food.
BEST Kitchen Retailer
707-226-2132 • 1350 Main Street, Napa • www.shackfords.com
An old staple in the community, this kitchen gadget find has new ownership that promises to keep the old traditions and great value going while introducing new culinary products and accessories.
BEST Place to Buy Gifts
Napa General Store
707-259-0762 • 540 Main Street, Napa • www.napageneralstore.com
Besides being an awesome place for riverside dinning for breakfast and lunch, NGS offers an assortment of local and American made gifts from unique pantry items, clothing, jewelry, home décor, art to Napa embossed gift items.
Buffalo Shipping Post
707-226-7942 • 2471 Solano Ave, Napa • www.buffship.com
Since 1992, Buffalo’s Shipping Post has been shipping countless bottles of wine to locations around the globe! They have numerous carriers to choose from and all the packing supplies.
BEST Dive Bar
707-944-2125 • 6764 Washington Street, Yountville
If you want the real deal when it comes to dive bars, drive to the small community of Yountville. Among the celebrated dining establishments is a run-down bar with bartenders with attitudes, cheap drinks, pool tables and smoking is allowed. Owner Rose and family will only take cash. Leave the credit card at home.