Guest Experience

Bardessono’s commitment to Guest Experience is carefully curated to make your stay one of memorable journeys: both within the grounds of the hotel, and further afield in the valley. Here are just a few of the opportunities available to guests. Contact our concierge for more details in planning your visit.

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Bardessono interview with General Manager, Jim Treadway, Napa Valley Hotel

  • Wine tasting within walking distance

    Hestan Vineyards

    Located two blocks from the hotel, Hestan Vineyards has opened a new tasting room in town. Hestan is a family-owned estate with 56 low-yielding acres of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petite Verdot and Malbec planted on the eastern slopes of Napa Valley. Open Sunday to Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and Thursday to Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Call (707) 945-1002 for more information.

    Priest Ranch

    A short walk from Bardessono, Priest Ranch’s tasting room is located at 6490 Washington Street. We exclusively feature our Priest Ranch wines, which are sourced from the Somerston Estate. While tasting, enjoy an artisan cheese plates or exquisite chocolates to enhance your experience. Visit us to relax on our sofa, plan a private tasting experience or enjoy our outdoor courtyard and rooftop terrace. Open every day from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm. Call (707) 944-8200 for more information or to make a reservation.

    Girard Winery

    Located very close to Bardessono, Girard’s tasting room is located at 6795 Washington Street. Open daily from 10:00am to 6:00pm. (707) 968-9297 for more information.

    Cornerstone Cellars

    Two blocks away at 6505 Washington Street in the center of Yountville, just across from the Post Office. Open every day (except Tuesdays) from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (6:00 p.m. Dec. to April). Call (707) 945-0388 for more information and reservations.

    Jessup Cellars

    Owners Dan and Becky Blue, Roy and Cheri Eisiminger and Vance and Jana Thompson are proud to present Jessup Cellars, an ultra-premium winery crafting superior wines from the best the Napa Valley has to offer. The Tasting Room is open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. They accept Walk-In tasters, as well as Tasting Experiences by appointment. To arrange for a Tasting Experience in one of their private or semi-private tasting rooms, please call at (707) 944-8523.

    Hill Family Estate

    Hill Family is pleased to share their wines with visitors to the Napa Valley wine region at the Sales and Tasting Room in the heart of Yountville’s restaurant row. Located at Washington and Mulberry Streets, inside the Antique Fair, guests to their Tasting Room enjoy a unique wine experience, tasting wines in a relaxed, salon-like atmosphere. They are open daily (excluding major holidays) from 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. We suggest reservations be made in advance for guests arriving by limousine. (707) 944-9580.

    Page Wine Cellars

    Located at 6505 Washington Street. They are open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Call (707) 944-2339 for more information and reservations.

    Domaine Chandon

    Join Chandon for a tasting in their vibrant, contemporary Tasting Lounge. The festive and stylish setting is ideal for gathering around the bar, a cocktail table, or shaded patio table to sample our diverse selection of sparkling and still wines by the taste, tasting flight, glass, or bottle. Add breathtaking views, stunning art exhibits, and a wine-friendly appetizer and sandwich menu and you’ve got every reason to raise a glass and stay awhile. (888)242-6366.

    Hope and Grace Tasting Room

    Located at 6540 Washington Street, just a short stroll from Bardessono. Hope and Grace is open for tastings Monday thru Saturday 10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


    Restored in 2008 by Blackbird Vineyards’ proprietor, Michael Polenske, this historic 1904 stone building serves as a stylized backdrop for Ma(i)sonry Napa Valley—“a life aesthetic.” As an art, design and collective wine-tasting gallery among an outdoor sculpture garden, Ma(i)sonry offers guests a differentiated lifestyle experience in wine country. Wine educators will curate tastings for guests, allowing them to sample wines crafted by world-class winemakers such as Aaron Pott, Philippe Melka, Thomas Brown and Santiago Achaval. Guests are welcome to peruse Ma(i)sonry’s galleries seven days a week, with seasonal evening appointments until 9pm.
    For reservations for a tasting, please contact our concierge at (707) 204-6011 or

    Beyond The Label Napa Valley

    Custom wine tours – Beyond The Label offers an exclusive visit with some of Napa Valley’s most prominent vintners. Doug White is a third-generation resident of Napa Valley, having grown up in St. Helena. Doug’s desire with Beyond The Label is to provide intimate, personalized tours of the vintners wines and food of the Napa Valley.

    Napa Valley Bike Tours

    Start your ride in Yountville! Napa Valley Bike Tours is a full-service bike tour company located in the heart of the Napa Valley. They’ve been guiding bike tours visiting Napa Valley wineries since 1987. Tours offered are single-day guided winery tours by bike, self-guided winery tours by bike and bike rentals, as well as custom Napa Valley vacation packages.

Weekly At Bardessono


Yoga is from 6:00 p.m. to 7:15 p.m., and complimentary for hotel guests, and $15 for non-guests. A pass may be purchased for $50 for 5 classes.


4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Join Ma(i)sonry Napa Valley – Yountville’s wine, art and design gallery – in celebration of the “life aesthetic.” Enjoy wine-tasting from the Bespoke Collection of brands: Blackbird Vineyards, Ma(i)sonry and Recuerdo Wines – at Bardessono every Thursday evening.

Mondays to Thursdays

Lucy Hour… it’s time!
4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

~ Draft beers are $5
~ Handpicked wines by the glass are $8-$10
~ Select Spirits are $8
~ Specially priced food items on the Happy Hour bar menu


5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Each Friday night through August, join Hestan Vineyards at Lucy. They will be pouring complimentary tastes of their recently released 2011 San Francisco Bay Chardonnay, and the 2008 Stephanie Cabernet Sauvignon. Hestan’s 56 acres of individually-farmed blocks planted to Bordeaux’s principle red varietals – Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc and Malbec. In keeping with their commitment to land stewardship, both their vineyard and organic estate gardens are sustainably farmed and 100% solar powered.


Yoga 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m., complimentary for hotel guests and $15 for non-guests. A pass may be purchased for $50 for 5 classes.

Community Calendar

Napa Truffle Festival

January 16 – 19, 2015

Don’t miss the 5th annual Napa Truffle Festival in January 2015. There will be adventures in science and the culinary pursuit of the rare and delectable black Périgord truffle―aka black diamond. Truffles will be discussed, examined, paired with wines, and feasted upon for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The weekend features truffle lunches hosted by Peju Province Winery and St. Supéry Estate Vineyards & Winery, seminars with truffle experts, Michelin star chefs presenting cooking demos, and a Truffles & Wine Dinner. Other activities include wild mushroom foraging, a truffle orchard tour, and a truffle dog training demo. For information, visit

Yountville LIVE

March 19 – 22, 2015

In partnership with Sunset Magazine and Live in the Vineyard, Yountville brings you the first annual food, wine and music festival taking place throughout the town. Over four days, guests will enjoy performances in small venues, a street festival, group dinners with musicians, and end with a soulful Sunday Brunch. All-Access Pass holders will have the opportunity to join one of the 8@8 dinners happening around town, including at Lucy Restaurant on Thursday, March 19, 2015. For more details visit:

Michael Chiarello’s Bottega Gran Fondo

April 25 – 26, 2015

Gran Fondo is a destination cycling event where world-class culinary leaders share the stage with world-class cyclists and celebrities who all will be part of the peloton. 6 Celebrity Chefs, 6 Celebrity Sommeliers, 6 Pro Cyclists and 6 Special Guests will be the Ride Leaders during this one of a kind Napa Valley adventure. The two day event celebrates the passion points for Chef Chiarello – sustainable farming, winemaking, cooking, cycling and supporting three important causes that impact the community of Napa Valley and beyond: Clinic Ole, Napa Bike and the Vine Trail.

Bottle Rock Napa Valley

May 29 -31, 2015

Festival Del Sole

July 17-26, 2015

Every July, Napa Valley is on stage. Music, dance and theater are artfully blended with one-of-a-kind lifestyle programs and Napa’s incomparable wines and culinary delights. The region’s beauty is the backdrop for breathtaking performances, vintner’s luncheons, winery dinners, wine tastings, community concerts and rejuvenating wellness activities. Reserve your stay early at Bardessono, and be central to all the glorious performances throughout the valley.

Community Resources

Yountville Chamber of Commerce

Visit Napa Valley

Shopping in Yountville
V-Market Place

Art & Theater in Yountville
Lincoln Theater
100 California Drive
Yountville, CA 94599
2013 Performance Schedule

Napa Valley Museum
55 Presidents Circle
Yountville, CA 94599
Special Events

In recognition of our LEED Platinum certification, the entire hotel, both inside and out, is non-smoking.

Should you choose to smoke in your suite, a $400 fee will be added to your bill.

Bardessono is pleased to offer two complimentary electric vehicle charging stations on property.

The 2014 Lexus RX 450H or the LS 600 HL Sedan, Are Yours To Explore As An Overnight Guest At Bardessono.

Overnight guests are welcome to a complimentary 3 hour test drive in our 2014 Lexus RX 450H, the most advanced hybrid utility vehicle combining power, efficiency and innovative technology, or our 2014 Lexus GS 450H Sedan. Due to the popularity of this program, advanced reservations are not accepted. Please see a member of our guest service team upon arrival to begin your Lexus experience. Kindly note, a valid U.S. driver's license is required for all test drives.

Learn more about the rewards of Lexus ownership. Already a Lexus owner? Click here to receive an exclusive dining credit during your Bardessono stay sponsored by Lexus.

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