Donald Hess established a Mount Veeder vineyard in 1978, recognizing the potential for great winegrowing. The Hess Collection winery is a historic site in a native stone building hewn by masons in 1903.
Join us in the heart of the Napa Valley for Sequoia Grove Winery’s Terroir Tasting Experience. Learn the Sequoia Grove history, viticulture and winemaking practices and how the terroir of prominent Napa Valley AVAs is reflected in our wines.
It all started with the purchase of his home in Napa Valley in 1990. As the President of Disney Studios, coming to Napa each weekend was meant to be a break from Hollywood’s hustle and bustle. Little did he know, the fruit growing on his property was highly sought after, and he quickly realized he had something special.
Each year at the end of summer, the Napa Valley comes alive with the excitement and rush of harvest. After months of careful nurturing and observation, winemakers all over the valley finally give the word, “it’s time.”
Acacia House by Chris Cosentino debuted in Napa Valley in May 2017. Offering an inventive approach to relaxed Napa Valley fare, Acacia House honors its Wine Country location with unique regional wines complemented by select European accents. Set within the historical Acacia House dating back to 1907, the restaurant reflects the rustic, convivial atmosphere of the former inn with updated elements from celebrated design team Yabu Pushelberg.
If there’s anything better than a glass of good wine, it’s a glass of good wine with its perfect food partner. From cheese to chocolate – even popcorn and cupcakes – here are some of our favorite food and wine-pairing experiences around the Napa Valley. Most of these experiences are available by reservation only, so plan ahead.
San Francisco and the Napa Valley are renowned for their food and wine culture, but its pleasures don’t stop there. Tucked within its streets, hotels, and wineries are pockets of inspiration where you can stumble upon moments of beauty and works of astonishing art. Find your way to the following spots and prepare to be delighted with these innovative works.
Originally a 1940s roadside motel, the current incarnation of the Calistoga Motor Lodge and Spa (CML) in the Napa Valley is inspired by “the Great American Road Trip of the 50s, 60s, and 70s.” Its new décor has a retro-chic vibe with mid-century modern furnishings.
St. Supery Estate Vineyards & Winery is committed to producing the highest quality estate wines, without compromise. Through their commitment to sustainable winery and farming operations, they are protecting the land and environment for future generations.