Posts by Annette Hanami

Entrenched in French culture are the all-day wine bars or bars à vin, casual eateries where one can have satisfying bites and glasses of wine in a convivial atmosphere. Even more popular are caves à manger that combine the bar à vin with a wine shop or cave and more complete fare.

A New Luxury Hotel Property With Deep Roots at MacArthur Place in SonomaEstablished 150 years ago as a homestead to miner, rancher and banker David Burris, the completely renovated MacArthur Place re-opens as a six-acre, 64-room luxury Wine Country getaway in March.

Stretching from the Pacific Inland, Santa Barbara's transverse valleys cradle a rolling landscape of vineyards and ranches, a hidden gem primed for a new generation of wineries that lure with modern hospitality experiences. Under the cool influence of the ocean, the Sta.

 On the surface, Trailblazer Tavern, Michael Mina’s latest restaurant partnership with Hawaiian chefs Michelle Karr-Ueoka and Wade Ueoka in the new Salesforce East building in East Cut district, may seem like another overt tropical design.

In a first-of-a-kind facility, LG Electronics has opened a new 23,000 square foot training center and showroom in Napa, CA for builders, architects, designers and luxury retailers who cater to the Technicurean™ clientele, passionate food and wine lovers with tech in their DNA.Signature Kitchen Suite

In the far southwest of France is a place that few people have ever seen.

Imagine DragonsFor what promises to be the best line-up ever, get your BottleRock Napa Valley (May 24 – 26) passes now, they will sell out fast.

Like The Prisoner wine that launched the phenomenon of bold, fruit-driven red blends, The Prisoner Wine Company’s new property in St. Helena breaks the mold with a most original look, experience and a range of fruity, style-driven wines unique in Napa Valley.

The name of the new lighting company Longhouse is a reference to communal live-work spaces dating back centuries.

This fall, stay at these new Wine Country destinations that are re-born, or simply revive.Harmon Guest House, Healdsburg PlazaThe third of Piazza Hospitality’s hotels in Healdsburg, the new 39-room Harmon Guest House is eco-friendly with energy- and water-efficient elements and recycled materials us

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