Posts by Annette Hanami

An inside look at the architects’ design process, a must-visit destination for winery art and design, and stylish dining in Napa Valley, all happening in Wine Country in January.

Create holiday gatherings your guests will remember with these inspiring tablescapes from Wine Country’s top hosts using nature’s bounty, family heirlooms and lots of unique personality.

If you’re looking for unique, artisanal and locally-made gifts this season to place under the tree, stuff stockings, or give a host or hostess, plan on heading to The Barlow in Sebastopol.

Holiday shopping destinations, uniquely Napa Valley Christmas events, and a new restaurant in Downtown Napa, all happening in December in Wine Country.

In October, 10 designers from around the country revealed 16 wine country-inspired spaces inside the former residence of Peter Mondavi Jr. at Charles Krug Winery.

Calistoga's latest winery, signature food, and wine fests from Big Sur to Paso Robles and a fall trunk show in Yountville, all happening in November in Wine Country.

Sitting high above the Sonoma Valley with a million dollar view on an exclusive private estate is a jewel box of a prefab home, designed and built by Connect Homes. At an open house last weekend, Connect Homes showed that these affordable prefab homes are more versatile and stylish than ever before.

On the surface, vintner Dave Phinney of Orin Swift Cellars is just a t-shirt and jeans kind of guy. But beneath the casual exterior is a visually creative person.

A designer showcase in Saint Helena, a modern prefab home tour near Glen Ellen and a sleek new tasting room in Yountville, all happening this month in Wine Country.

When guests visit the caves at the Hourglass Blue Line Estate in Calistoga, they take one look inside the interior chamber and sigh, “What a great man cave.” Vintner Jeff Smith and designer wife Carolyn Duryea wince a bit when they hear the term because they are anything but clichés.