Monday, April 25, 2016


If you are visiting Napa in the spring, you never know what you are going to get in terms of weather. On this particular day it was freezing in the morning and low 70's & cloudy by the afternoon. So I suffered through the frigid morning temps with just a blazer and a scarf, hoping that my OTK boots would keep my whole body warm. They didn't, but I was fine :)

WEARING: blazer from nordstorm, scarf from tj maxx, banana republic jeans, unisa boots, furla bag

I have my favorite wineries in Napa that I visit regularly, including Clus Du Val, where I took these pictures. However, every time I go to Napa, I try to go to at least one new winery because there are so many, and I plan to hit them all :) On this trip, that new winery was BROWN ESTATE. Brown is one of the few black owned wineries in Napa Valley, and they have some of the best Zinfandel's I've tasted. 
 The wine tasting experience starts outside with a history of the family and a tour around the family home which is on the property, and then you are led into their beautiful wine cave made of marble, I believe (don't quote me on that). And  as you are walking through the wine cave, you look up and all of a sudden you are in an equally exquisite wine  tasting room.
The wine tastings are by appointment only, and they keep it very small and intimate. You see 4 glasses there, but I assure you they poured no less than 7 tastings for us. It's a special experience and I highly recommend it! 

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  1. I always love the look of a vibrant blazer, it truly completed any look!


  2. That blazer and that scarf made you look really chic. :)

  3. Fabulous look! I can't wait to visit wineries this spring/summer!

  4. Great post!

    Never visited a winery, but you really captured the special experience. Posts like these are why I love reading blogs.

  5. Nice looking winery and dinner, i love that outfit. Those thigh high boots, yaaaas. :)

  6. Wow! Beautiful place and a very chic outfit.

  7. I like how the blazer adds a pop of color. Very nice!


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