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Rutherford Chandelier Room Giltters With the Light of 1,500 Swarovski Crystals

Nov 26, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

If glittering lights are one of your favorite aspects of the holidays, you’ll want to visit Hall Wines’ Rutherford Chandelier Room. Sitting underground, below the Sacrashe Vineyard, the cave is considered one of the most beautiful wine tasting rooms in the Napa Valley.

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Napa's Senza Hotel Re-Opens Boutique Property Set at the Footsteps of Grape Vines

Nov 5, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

One of Napa Valley’s most beautiful hotels has just been rebranded and renovated into a chic new boutique property. The former inn, La Residence, is now Senza hotel, and has been outfitted with some of the best views and most modern luxuries the area has to offer.

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Get VIP Access to the St. Regis Polo Cup in Sonoma Valley On September 20

Aug 27, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

On September 20, 2014, Wild Oak Saddle Club in Sonoma Valley will play host to riders, horses and guests of the first St. Regis Polo Cup which will be supporting Giant Steps Therapeutic Equestrian Center. The facility allows children and adults with disabilities to interact with and ride horses as therapeutic healing.

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4 Resorts Offering Farm-To-Massage-Table Treatments on the West Coast

Aug 21, 2014  |   Contributor: Eric Rosen  |  1 Comment

Though the farm-to-table movement has long been a fixture on the fine-dining scene, luxury spas across the country are heading into the garden as well to harvest healing plants and herbs and incorporate them in innovative new treatments. Here is how four West Coast spas are taking advantage of nature’s bounty to pamper their guests to the fullest.

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Visit Napa County's Less Crowded Town of Yountville for Chandon, Bouchons & Relaxation

Apr 26, 2014  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

Spring is a beautiful time to visit Napa, and if you're in a quandary about where to stay, the small, chic, easily walkable village of Yountville is a great choice. It's not as congested as St. Helena, and there's friendly energy and picture-perfect ambience. With many charming inns and luxury boutique hotels in town, there's a pleasant detachment from reality. It's not unusual to see rock stars and the Mayor hobnobbing at a low-key wine tasting or South American jet-setting visitors strolling down the main street in a toweling robe with a glass of wine in hand.

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Impress Your Friends By Making Your Own Custom Wine With The Wine Foundry

Dec 5, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Sure, you can drink wine you bought from a store like everyone else, or you could help make your own and impress your friends and family with your amazing winemaking skills. If you’d opt for the latter (and why wouldn’t you?), The Wine Foundry (TWF) in Sonoma has all the tools you’ll need to turn grapes into, well…something a little more enjoyable for adults.

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Absorb the Sights and Sounds of Wine Country at Meadowood Napa Valley

Dec 5, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Owned by local vintners and surrounded by the beauty of the wine country, Meadowood Napa Valley is a premier resort for getting to know the area and absorbing its fine wines, culture and dining delights. The property’s interiors are as beautiful and elegant as the outdoors and its dedication to showcasing Napa’s products and region is evident throughout.

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A Guide to Calistoga: Northern Napa's Charming and Less Touristy Side

Nov 7, 2013  |   Contributor: Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss

With all there is to see, do, sip and taste in Napa and Sonoma, you could easily overlook the pleasures of their neighboring Calistoga countryside. Located in the northernmost part of Napa County, this laid- back community is a treat to discover.

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2013 Napa Valley Film Fest Announces Lineup & Tribute to John Lee Hancock

Oct 23, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

On October 14, the Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF) announced its film and event lineup for the 2013 festival, which runs from November 13-17 in Napa, Yountville, St. Helena and Calistoga. Among the 125 independent films to be screened are August: Osage County, directed by John Wells and starring Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts; Saving Mr. Banks, directed by John Lee Hancock and starring Tom Hanks, Emma Thompson and Colin Farrell; and Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, directed by Justin Chadwick and starring Idris Elba and Naomie Harris.

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2013 Napa Valley Film Fest Announces Lineup & Tribute to John Lee Hancock

Oct 23, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

On October 14, the Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF) announced its film and event lineup for the 2013 festival, which runs from November 13-17 in Napa, Yountville, St. Helena and Calistoga. Among the 125 independent films to be screened are August: Osage County, directed by John Wells and starring Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts; Saving Mr. Banks, directed by John Lee Hancock and starring Tom Hanks, Emma Thompson and Colin Farrell; and Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, directed by Justin Chadwick and starring Idris Elba and Naomie Harris.

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Flavor! Napa Valley Lets You Hang Out With Celebrity Chefs in Wine Country

Oct 17, 2013  |   Contributor: Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss

If ever there was a destination worthy of a world-class food, wine and lifestyle festival, it would be Napa, California. The very mention of this renowned wine producing area evokes savoring swoons among those who have sipped the nectar of the gods produced there.

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Napa Valley Wine Tours in a Porsche Panamera

Oct 20, 2011  |   Contributor: Eric Rosen

Itís harvest time up in Napa. The sun is shining, the grapes are ripe on the vine and itís time to make some world-class wines. That also makes it the perfect time for you to plan getaway to Californiaís premier winegrowing region, which also happens to be one of the worldís great luxury destinations.... Read More

Downtown Napa Goes Uptown: Stay, Eat & Play

Nov 30, 2010  |   Contributor: Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss

Luxury Vacations: The city of Napa, formerly an often passed-by "marker" on the highway to the wine country, is now the proud gateway to one of America's most popular tourist destinations, namely Napa Valley. Before there was wine there was the river. And the story of Napa's ups and downs parallels the rise and fall of the tides.... Read More

Chicken & Waffles: Recipes from Carneros Inn, Napa,Ca

Nov 19, 2010  |   Contributor: Danika Quinones

Food & Dining: As we approach the holidays, food plays a critical role in the overall excitement of the season. The Holidays are a time to eat, indulge, and visit with friends and family. A few of our acclaimed chefs from restaurants ranging from San Francisco to Napa, have shared with us a few of their favorite comfort food recipes. Perfect for this fall and winter.<... Read More

Winery Review: Domaine Carneros in Napa, California

Sep 22, 2010  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

Wineries in California: Gently rolling hills cascade endlessly away from Domaine Carneros Wineryís 18th-century ch‚teau-style estate. Seated between the Mayacama Mountains and San Pablo Bay, the 36,900-acre property is rich in all elements favoring outstanding Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, two of the essential varietals in its award-winning portfolio of sparkling wines.... Read More

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