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    A Weekend in Yountville { Guide }

    On Saturday, we hopped in the car and cruised up the scenic route to wine country, our home away from home. One of my absolute favorite drives, especially this time of year. The hills repleting grape vines, the leaves in full autumnal bloom, the crispness in the air, it’s simply serene. Since we were only doing a night away, Yountville is always a perfect option. Since it’s a small, walkable town, it’s easy to tick off a few boxes on the agenda, even if for only twenty-four hours. We arrived at Hotel Yountville, first time for us, and it was incredible. So quaint, quiet, and cozy. European-inspired, the rooms evoke feelings of being in a French cottage. Complete with a fireplace, personal balcony, and an enticing canopy bed– relaxation mode was activated upon arrival as we snacked on a cheese plate and opened a bottle of Hope & Grace on our balcony. My kind of Saturday night.

    We made dinner reservations at Lucy down the street, the restaurant at Bardessono (which is the sister hotel to Hotel Yountville I discovered). We were able to call the front desk and arrange a car service to drive us over. Upon arrival, we were lucky enough to tour the garden behind the restaurant, where the chef grows his herbs, vegetables, and fruit for culinary cocktails. We tried cherry tomatoes right from the vine, and they were the best I have ever tasted! It was such a fun experience. Dinner was fantastic, too. The setting is moody, modern, and romantic. We ordered a bottle of Etude, the beet salad (so good), gnocchi, and the risotto dish. Highly recommend trying Lucy next time you’re in Yountville!

    Here are some photos from our weekend and a little guide below…

    What I wore: faux fur jacket, plaid dress, black clutch, leather jacket, suede booties

    To Stay

    Hotel Yountville
    Bardessono

    To Eat

    Lucy
    R+D Kitchen
    Bouchon
    Bottega
    The French Laundry
    Redd Wood

    To Taste

    Hope & Grace
    Stewart Cellars
    Stag’s Leap

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    • Melody

      SOO beautiful!!!!

      • Thanks so much, Melody! I just love being up there, it makes me so happy. Hard to take a bad photo with that much beauty surrounding you at all time. 🙂 xx

    • Alexis

      Absolutely love these photos. What a beautiful weekend!

      • Thanks, friend! It was so fun. I always think about that NYE we all went up. That was one of my all time favorite NYE and wine country trips to date! xx

    • Faith

      This truly sounds like the perfect weekend getaway. Such incredible pictures!!

      • It was so lovely! A nice calm getaway before the bustling holidays come about. 🙂 Hope you had a great weekend, too, friend! xx