My bachelorette party was last weekend. And it rocked! Many, many thanks go to MOH M. She planned the entire thing with minimal input from me. All I said was that I wanted to do a Yountville (Napa Valley) trip, … read more
When these law school sweeties set out to plan their summer wedding, pulling off an elegant garden party at Meadowood Napa Valley was at the top of their agenda. Think an al fresco dinner layered in neutrals with a pop of navy thrown in for good measure. Downey Street Events came along side them to coordinate the day,…
The beautiful Napa Valley, a short 90-minute drive north from San Francisco, is undoubtedly a well-sought and famous grape-growing region of world-class vineyards and wine production. The dreamy landscape of rolling hills, luxurious resorts, charming inns, stellar climate, renowned food, and, of course, wine make for an unbeatable destination. Show More Summary
Stormy December dawn in the vineyards just east of Yountville in the Napa Valley
The dining experience at Per Se in New York and The French Laundry in Napa Valley is gearing up for a change. According to the New York Times
A fine, if unremarkable, Cab from Rutherford’s Sequoia Grove. This wine features an indistinct fruit medley at its core, plums and blackberries mostly, dancing with modest oak notes and gentle to moderate tannin structure. The finish...Show More Summary
Called the Harvest Table, it will feature 110-seats and an indoor fireplace. Chef and restaurateur Charlier Palmer — who owns multiple restaurants across the country — is opening a new restaurant in St. Helena, Calif. According to a press release, Palmer City-Core, the chef's hospitality firm, will soon begin transforming the historic Harvest Inn. Show More Summary
For the past several years, Bobbii Hach-Jacobs and Claire Parr have made it their business to pluck the best new artists out of a crowd of talented performers and turn an hour gig in Napa Valley into a game changing event for many a young musician. Show More Summary
R.I.P. Robin Williams Robin Williams’ Napa Valley Estate Selling For $25.9 Million Via Realtor It’s fitting that the Napa Valley estate of the beloved late comedian Robin Williams is named Villa Sorriso, which means “House of Smiles.” The film and
Napa Valley experienced a slight Turkey Day scare on Thursday at 12:36 p.m., when a 3.1 magnitude earthquake struck the region. The quake hit approximately five miles northeast of Sonoma at a depth of five miles, according to local CBS News affiliate in San Francisco. Show More Summary
November in Oregon's Willamette Valley Just in time for Thanksgiving I’m excited to share my new Cornerstone Oregon releases with you. Certainly there is no better match for the traditional cuisine of this American holiday than wines from America’s premiere pinot noir and chardonnay region: Oregon. Show More Summary
Photos via Zillow When beloved comedian Robin Williams passed away earlier this year, he left behind a sprawling Napa Valley estate he'd owned since 2003. After failing to unload the 640-acre property for $35M in 2012, Williams re-listed the...
Recently, while wrapped in the mist of an early Napa autumn morning, we visited the Newton Vineyard property on Spring Mountain in California's Napa Valley. We were given a tour personally by the recen... via JustLuxe.com
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The private charter buses that shuttle Silicon Valley tech workers to their jobs are a constant presence around the Bay Area. Though the buses have become for many a symbol of the gentrification sweeping the Bay Area, Google touts the...Show More Summary
Quite a view from my office at Cornerstone Cellars in Yountville
Located in the hills of Napa Valley, California, the Napa Valley House was designed by Eliot Lee and his wife Eun Lee. Occupying a very rocky ridge that had not previously been built on, the duo worked with the topography of the site … The post Napa Valley House by Eliot Lee and Eun Lee appeared first on Highsnobiety.
Stunning November dawn in the Napa Valley today
The Flavor! Napa Valley festival includes workshops, tastings and dinners at local wineries.