Food for Thought
The Bay Area is an embarrassment of riches when it comes to chefs...
Croquet cocktail parties with yummy local sips are de rigueur at tony Meadowood...
Home Court Advantage
With perfect conditions nearly 365 days of the year, it's no wonder California has become the Golden State for tennis...
Roasted Carrots with Cornmeal and Chocolate
View Christopher Kostow on The View from the Bay
Sacramento Bee Dining Review
Dining Review: St. Helena's Meadowood pushes the envelope of greatness.
The Early Show
View Christopher Kostow, chef at The Restaurant, on The Early Show on CBS.
Meadowood Napa Valley
Settled on a private estate in a two hundred-fifty-acre valley, Meadowood is a place where the pace of life moves with the seasons...
A California Red that Marries Refinement and Exuberance at Meadowood
I enjoyed many fine meals during a week in California in June, but the most refined, complex food and the most complete dining experience was delivered by The Restaurant at Meadowood...
Lives of Style
Click the link below to view an episode featuring Meadowood on Lives of Style.
The Power of Three
Who is H. William "Bill" Harlan? Ask a wine aficionado, and the reply would be that he is the man behind Harlan Estate, a premier first-growth winery in Napa Valley...
A Toast to Wine Country
Last December I had the pleasure of taking part in one of Meadowood Resort's spectacular Twelve Days of Christmas Dinners. If you are a food and wine lover or simply want a delightful way to spend a cozy holiday weekend, I strongly recommend that you call Meadowood and book your reservation for the 2010 series right now...
Kitchens & Chefs of California Wine Country: Postcard from Suzy Gershman
Stars are especially big and bright at Meadowood, the premier resort in the Napa Valley. You will see those stars because it's very dark here as you drive from your deluxe cabin in the woods to dinner … and because there are stars on the plate: as in, two Michelin stars for the last three years in a row.
Love Among the Vines
The quixotic gardens, mossy tree canopies and well-tended vineyards of northern California's scenic Napa Valley set a storybook backdrop for Happily Ever to Begin in earnest...
Meadowood Napa Valley
Look: New England country club — a golf course, tennis courts and gable-roofed cottages — on 250 acres. Best for: Preppy families. Don't miss: Croquet on the lawn and dinner in the Michelin-starred restaurant. Caveat: It's spread out enough that you'll be hitching golf-cart rides from the bell staff.
Under the Stars
Fine Life Award
2010 Awards for Excellence
Most Excellent Resort: Meadowood Napa Valley, CA
Car of the Year 2010
Robb Report readers take to the country roads of Napa Valley, Calif., in the world's 13 best new automobiles to select the year's ultimate vehicle - and the unprecedented Car of the Decade.
Meadowood Chef Christopher Kostow Gets 4 Stars
The tasting menu at the Restaurant at Meadowood began with a waiter bearing a brown velvet pillow on top of which rested an amuse of house-made crackers, garnished with a minuscule flower and leaf from the restaurant's gardens. It looked like what a ring bearer might carry down the aisle. Was it edible, or was it a jewel?
Elizabeth Varnell "Outtakes"
Elizabeth Varnell, Style Editor of San Francisco magazine, attended Meadowood's Twelve Days of Christmas event and included an image from Day 8 in her monthly photo column "Outtakes."
The Restaurant at Meadowood Earns Two Michelin Stars for the Third Year in a Row
The Restaurant at Meadowood is one of four San Francisco Bay Area restaurants to earn the prestigious two-star rating – as well as the only two-star establishment in the Napa Valley.