Posts by Annette Hanami

Respect, preserve, improve. These are some of the core values that are deeply rooted in Leslie Rudd’s influential investments in Napa Valley over the decades.

Go inside these stylish destinations around Wine Country for cooler temps and lighter Pinot Noir and Chardonnay wines to start.Artesa’s Barcelona-inspired Tasting Salon in Cool CarnerosOwned by the 17th generation of Codorniu-Raventos based near Barcelona, Artesa Winery brings Catalan spirit indoors

All photos by Peter Bowers unless notedOn the road just north of Yountville, the new Piazza del Dotto stands impressively against a wooded knoll.

As the executive chef of the three Michelin star Restaurant at Meadowood, Christopher Kostow looked forward to opening a neighborhood restaurant in St. Helena saying it was fitting to his personality. But at the new Charter Oak in St.

The Essential Food and Wine Experience at The Charter OakPhoto credits: c/o The Charter Oak, Photography by Kelly PuleioWhen Executive Chef Christopher Kostow of three Michelin star Restaurant at Meadowood had the opportunity to open his own restaurant, he looked forward to a place that was closer t

Davies Vineyards Grayson Building Opens in St. HelenaPhotos by Matthew LevyThe Davies family has opened a beautiful new tasting room in Saint Helena featuring its Davies Vineyards red wines.

Castle in the sky – Lokoya Winery in Napa ValleyWhen the Jackson Family acquired the original Yverdon estate on Spring Mountain as their new home for Lokoya, they hired Backen, Gillam & Kroeger Architects to transform the former multi-story stone winery into a luxury tasting room befitting their

In April, all roads lead to Saint Helena, the cradle of Napa Valley winemaking.Las Alcobas Resort OpensPhotos credit Las Alcobas Napa Valley, a Luxury Collection HotelLas Alcobas Napa Valley, a Luxury Collection Hotel, is the latest resort to open in Wine Country and is truly unique in its walking d

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