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Three Recently Revamped Wine Country Spaces to Check Out Now

Three Recently Revamped Wine Country Spaces to Check Out Now

Originally published on CaliforniaHomeDesign.com

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

Oakville Grocery Revival
Napa Valley’s original hot-spot for gourmet provisions just got a makeover from the foundation up, ensuring that this historic (ca. 1881!) general store continues to sate the epicure’s soul for another century.

Tour Wine Country's Newest Restaurant, Campo Fina, Opening Today

Tour Wine Country's Newest Restaurant, Campo Fina, Opening Today

Originally published on CaliforniaHomeDesign.com

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. The casual sister to the wildly popular Scopa Restaurant, Campo Fina sits right around the corner on Healdsburg Plaza. Defined by wood and masonry interiors, the space mirrors the timeless Italian flavors on their small plates menu.

Go Inside Napa Valley's New Gathering Place, French Blue

 Go Inside Napa Valley's New Gathering Place, French Blue

Originally published by CaliforniaHomeDesign.com

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. But after designing more than 35 wineries, 18 restaurants, and a plethora of upscale homes, resorts and retail locations for the likes of Restoration Hardware and Williams Sonoma Home, Howard, his wife and interior designer Lori, together with vintner Leslie Rudd (also of nearby Press) and an all-star ensemble of Wine Country hospitality veterans, embraced the opportunity to create a place of their own.

The Top 5 Things to Do in Wine Country This Month

 The Top 5 Things to Do in Wine Country This Month

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.

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