Posts by Annette Hanami

Formerly a silent repository for precious wines, today’s wine caves beckon with sparkling lights, mesmerizing art and the tinkle of wine glasses. Slip away from the summer heat with these cool wine caves you won’t want to leave!

As the days get hotter, we hanker for refreshing sips, indoor escapes and evening saunters.

San Franciscans have flocked to Napa Valley since the mid-19th century, drawn by its gorgeous landscapes, mild weather and medicinal spring waters. 

With summer here, it’s time to get out and explore. Head to Wine Country and dig into these new and improved spots.

Looking for Wine Country’s newest hot spot? Ari and Dawnelise Rosen return to basics with their new eatery Campo Fina, which opens today, June 18.

Summer is upon us, providing perfect weather to go outside, explore wine regions, discover hidden gems and treasures and celebrate our icons.

Howard Backen, of the St. Helena-based Backen, Gillam & Kroeger Architects, is known for crafting properties with soaring ceilings, elegant architectural details and light-filled spaces.

Spring ushers in fair weather for outdoor culinary adventures and flea market crawls, and awakens the senses with eye-popping color from farmers markets to art exhibits. Here are our picks for the best things to do in Wine Country this month.