Discover the flourishing arts through the collections and exhibits at Mumm Napa and Peju Winery both located in Oakville/Rutherford of Napa Valley.
Enjoying life’s small pleasures with a glass of sparkling wine and a panoramic view of Napa Valley at Mumm Napa, one wonders can the tasting experience get any better than this? It certainly does! Explore the fine art photography gallery where the work of renowned international and local photographers are showcased throughout the year. And the real gem? Mumm Napa hosts 27 original Ansel Adams prints from the private collection of, his grandson, Matthew Adams. The collection includes some of Adams’ most famous and recognized photographs. The gallery is open daily from 10am to 5pm. (More Details)
*Special Romance Alert: Valentine’s Wines
What would Valentine’s Day be without a little bubbly to celebrate romance! Mumm Napa is currently offering 15-25% off selected wines until February 14th. Some of the sines included are the Brut Rose, and the 2005 DVX Rose. Time is running out though, must order by February 6th to ensure your wine arrives in time for Valentine’s Day. See more details online.
The grounds are beautiful, the wine tasting staff are loads of fun, and the wines are wide and varied enough to please the tasting palate of anyone in your group. But did know you can also enjoy the works of local Bay Area artists at the same time? Each quarter, various artists and their work are showcased at Peju winery. The current exhibit runs from January 27, 2011 – April 25, 2011 and features the works of artists Timothy Howe (painter), Colleen Sparks (photographer), and Jee Fay (jack-of-all-art- disciplines). Meet the artists in person on Sunday, January 30th from 1-4pm for the opening reception with complimentary wine tastings and cheese from the Peju kitchen. Otherwise, the gallery is open daily 10am to 6pm. (More Details)
*Special Romance Alert: Valentine’s Day at Peju Winery
Visit Peju Winery during Valentine’s Day weekend and be treated to chocolate dipped strawberries while tasting the wines!