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The Good Life, In Napa Valley

Several wineries in the Napa Valley offer wine and food pairings to entice more visitors into their tasting rooms. (Mark Boster / LAT)
Tameron Reynolds, Emily Schrieber and Erin Armstrong sample the wares at Robert Sinskey Vineyards in Napa Valley, Calif. (Mark Boster / LAT)
Domaine Chandon champagne is on offer at an open-air tasting bar in Yountville, Calif. (Mark Boster / LAT)
At the Robert Sinskey Vineyards in Napa, Calif., Alsatian Onion Tartlets with Pecans are paired with the Pinot Blanc, Los Carneros-2005. (Mark Boster / LAT)
Kevin McCullough and Christopher Spazek, visitors to the Robert Sinskey Vineyards, sample Duck Burgers on Gougere served by Chef Natalie Felice Niksa, with Pinot Noir, Vandal Vineyard, Los Carneros-2002. (Mark Boster / LAT)
Posed on the stone patio of the Robert Sinskey Vineyards overlooking the Napa Valley, Morel Mushroom and Crescenza Pizza with Cabernet Franc, Vandal Vineyard, Los Carneros-2002 make the perfect food-wine couple. (Mark Boster / LAT)
Cabernet sauvignon grapes on the vine at the Robert Mondavi Winery, Oakville, Calif. (Mark Boster / LAT)