Napa Valley

One of Napa Valley’s most location-driven labels, ironically, had no proper home for more than two decades. When vintner Barbara Banke and her late husband, Jess Jackson, founded Lokoya ( lokoya.com...
Holiday brunch is a fine tradition, but like most traditions it is best enjoyed with a little something new. Here we offer 10 festive brunches—once-a-year menus cooked by acclaimed chefs, special...
A sale for the soul, Sotheby’s IfOnly Presents: the Experiences Auction , from November 28 through December 9, will offer lasting memories rather than material acquisition. The auction house has...
From an apprenticeship with a Michelin three-star chef to caviar, chocolates, and bone-in Wagyu steaks, the nine gifts included here are sure to be appreciated by any of the foodies on your list.
From an intriguingly spiced pumpkin soup to a golden turkey smoked over hay and pinecones, the Thanksgiving feast is transformed in the hands of a creative chef. We asked 10 of the best across the...
If you think about it, today’s best restaurant trends—the reverence for seasonal local ingredients, classic regional dishes, and big, indulgent flavors—also define our annual Thanksgiving feast. With...
This December, Meadowood Napa Valley will celebrate the holiday season with a roster of seasonal culinary activities, with classes tutoring would-be holiday hosts in everything from home-cooked meals...
Four of the country’s most celebrated Michelin three-star chefs are joining the casual-dining trend with exciting new spots of their own.
Matthew Lightner, a veteran of the Michelin two-star Atera in New York City, has brought more star power to Napa Valley. At his new restaurant, in a century-old brick building in downtown Napa,...
The romance of riding the rails now offers more to love with Napa Valley Wine Train’s Quattro Vino tour , ready to roll out on June 1. An epicurean exploration, it stops at the wineries of Robert...
To celebrate its 25th anniversary, the Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco , is throwing a series of five extravagant experiences that immerse guests in the magic and romance of “the City by the Bay.” The...
The Meritage Resort and Spa will host the third annual Masters and Makers @ Meritage...
From the Central Coast to Napa Valley, here are the best places in California to stay during crush...
The heart of Napa’s three-Michelin-star restaurant gets a makeover.
Joy Story Many remarkable developments have occurred in the winery where the winemaker Chris Carpenter carefully crafts Lokoya and Cardinale, two of Napa Valley’s best-loved red wines. Though the...
The 2013 announcement that Charles Banks, a onetime co-owner of Napa Valley’s Screaming Eagle, had purchased Mayacamas Vineyards ( mayacamas.com ) raised innumerable eyebrows among the cognoscenti...
The temporary eatery will serve “refined country-club” dishes and take reservations through March 2.
It is fairly well settled among all but the grimmest misanthropes and most grasping misers that it is better to give than to receive.
Chef Thomas Keller and a coterie of fans toast the legendary restaurant’s 20th anniversary…
Seats are selling out quickly for the Restaurant at Meadowood ’s annual Twelve Days of Christmas charitable food-and-wine celebration. The 12-part dinner series—which has raised more than $230,000 to...
The Restaurant at Meadowood , one of Napa Valley’s favorite destinations, has freshened up its design, added an expansive bar menu, and opened a new lounge, where guests can order cocktails and...