St. Helena, California
Home to an impressive wine-education program and a Michelin three-star restaurant (one of only two on the West Coast), Meadowood sits on 250 acres in the heart of Napa Valley. Choose from among 85 cottages, suites, and lodges, most outfitted with fireplaces and terraces, with views of the forest, golf course, and croquet lawns. The Restaurant at Meadowood reopened this spring after a three-month renovation, and now offers a tasting menu as well as the Chef’s Counter Experience—some 15-20 customized courses. During the holiday, the property teams up with Share Our Strength for The Twelve Days of Christmas, when a dozen chefs from around the country pair with a Napa Valley vintner to create holiday dinners and raise money to end child hunger.
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