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MY WINE, MY GARDEN | Virtual Tasting Series Kicks off March 4

St. Supéry Winery brings Napa Valley Lifestyle to You All Year Long

Press Release
St. Supéry
March 2, 2021

Who says Valentine poems are only for your sweetheart? 

Press Release
St. Supéry
February 5, 2021

Chess 101

Board games are a perfect at-home activity for warm winter nights. Why has chess become so popular in recent months? There are two clear answers: first, people are spending more time at home during the pandemic and second, the popularity of a Netflix show “The Queen’s Gambit” that follows fictional chess prodigy Beth Harmon.

Local chess aficionado and teacher Greg Luecke joined a recent virtual tasting to share some thoughts on how you can learn or improve your chess game. There are two necessary steps according to Luecke:   1/ learn about the strategy and rules of the game, either with a teacher or by reading books for beginners, and 2/ practice (with other humans), even if online.

Dollarhide Avifauna Counts

By Phil Burton, Dollarhide neighbor and local birder

Besides serving as home to St. Supéry’s hillside vineyards, the local community recognizes Dollarhide for its avifauna, the birds or the kinds of birds of a region, period, or environment, and its wild terrain has come to serve as an important site for annual bird counting.

The Story of Historic Atkinson House

Louis and Joseph Atkinson, brothers and owners of a successful shirt making business in Philadelphia and San Francisco, purchased this vacant land south of Rutherford in 1881. They planted grape vines and started construction of this beautiful and historic Queen Anne Victorian home.  A French winemaker living in Oakville named Edward St. Supéry later purchased the property; the winery’s name honors this past owner.

How to Grow Carrots from Seeds

Carrots are a wonderful addition to any vegetable garden – they are colorful, nutritious, and very easy to grow! With many colors and sizes to choose from, you can grow varieties that are smaller than ping pong balls to ones that reach over 2 feet in length. Before planting your carrots, one of the most important things you can do is ensure that you have proper soil.

How to Make the Perfect Cozy Fire

What’s better than a cozy fire on a cold winter’s night? Here are tips to building a warm crackling oasis, best enjoyed while sipping your favorite red wine – it is Cabernet Season, after all. These five easy steps will help keep your fireplace fire crackling without smoking out the room or having it fizzle down to nothing.

8 Easy Holiday Recipes

Whether you want to prepare an easy appetizer, side dish or a stunning main attraction, our Estate Chef has you covered. These go-to simple recipes are perfect for the holidays, even if that means just elevating the meal for members of your household to mark the occasion.  From wine-friendly starters to non-traditional mains of whole roasted duck, here are some of our favorite easy holiday recipes to try this year.

Napa Valley Winery Harvests the Sun for Sustainability & Savings

Press Release
St. Supéry
December 2, 2020

Many Ways to Give Big on Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday: a global movement that unleashes the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world.

Giving Tuesday always occurs on the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving in the United States, the day after Cyber Monday, as an intentional response to commercialization and consumerism in the post-Thanksgiving season.  Join us to learn how you can give back to these worthy causes.

St. Supéry CEO Emma Swain and principals of two key Napa charities will engage in fun discussions over a glass of wine at 2pm and 4pm on Tuesday, December 1, 2020. Join us!