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Bistro Jeanty

Bistro JeantyPhilippe Jeanty has had a life long love affair with food. His restaurant in Napa Valley is a classic example of his philosophy on food and restaurants. Fresh quality ingredients, exacting and demanding preparation, consistent service at the table, comfortable and informal surroundings.


Bouchon

BouchonThe French word "bouchon" describes a particular style of cafe that has existed in the province of Lyon for centuries. Bouchon, opened in 1998, lives up to this designation, offering authentic French bistro fare of a quality not to be found elsewhere in the United States. The restaurant is located in downtown Yountville, California, in a historic Wells Fargo . . .

Brix

brixBrix Restaurant and Gardens in Napa, California opened on June 9, 2008, as an entirely new incarnation of the wine country classic, with a renewed focus on farm-to-table dining. More than two acres of gardens and orchards provide ingredients for a new menu inspired by the culinary traditions of the winegrowing regions in Southern France and . . .

Domaine Chandon

Domaine ChandonBorn and raised in the Napa Valley, Perry Hoffman literally grew up in fine-dining kitchens. His grandparents, Sally and Don Schmitt, were the original owners of The French Laundry, the Yountville restaurant made famous by its present owner Thomas Keller. In the 1980s, Perry would help his grandmother in the kitchen making croutons . . .

Terra Restaurant

Terra RestaurantEven San Franciscans claim it’s “worth the pilgrimage” to this “fabulous restored 19th-century stone building” “off the main drag in St. Helena” for Hiro Sone’s “deeply satisfying”, “spectacularly original” New American fare (incorporating Italian, French and Japanese flavors), wife Lissa Doumani’s desserts that “dance on your palate”, the “extensive wine . . .

La Toque

La ToqueLa Toque, Ken Frank's landmark Napa Valley restaurant, has moved to the new Westin Verasa Napa. Our beautiful home at the Westin, adjacent to the Oxbow Public Market, is at the heart of a newly vibrant downtown Napa. The innovative design by CCS Architecture of San Francisco, features an elegant, expanded, open floor plan with patio . . .

Angele

AngeleInspired by years of success in the hospitality industry and years of great joy in the Napa Valley, our family (patriarch Claude Rouas and daughters Bettina and Claudia Rouas) is combining talents and experience to open Angèle, a fine dining restaurant in the up-and-coming City of Napa.


Bayleaf Restaurant

Bayleaf RestaurantThe Bayleaf restaurant is the perfect setting to make any occasion memorable. Whether you are stopping by for a drink, having a romantic dinner, invited for a private party, or participating in one of our many events, Bayleaf Restaurant is the ideal place in Napa Valley. Our recent full-scale renovation in . . .



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An appellation is a legal term used
to define and protect the geogra-phical region where the grapes for a wine were grown. Some of the oldest wine appellations of Samaria, Carmel, Jezreel and Helbon are found in the Bible. In the United States wine appellations have been grandfathered into the American Viticultural Area better known by the acronym: AVA. Before the installation of the AVA system wine appellation regions were often defined by state or county boundaries. Using the AVA name on a wine label requires that 85% of the grapes used must come from the listed viticultural area. There are thirteen wine appellations in Napa Valley.

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