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RECHARGE WITH THE HEALING POWER OF THE BATH

A bath can support relaxing, stimulation and healing, depending on the temperature of the water. Escape for a few minutes of well-being to soak in your bathtub to relax, destress, sleep better, revitalize, gently stimulate your circulation and get your metabolism going. Bathing relieves muscle tension strengthens your immune system. Add carefully selected bath products and bring a smile of well-being to your experience.… Read More

SPRINGTIME IN THE VINEYARD: THE CYCLE OF SUSTAINABLE LIFE RENEWS

I followed the bleating sounds of to the sight of around 800 sheep running through our neighboring vineyard in the Oak Knoll District of Napa Valley. I knew why they were there. The cover crop of brilliant yellow mustard was at its peak throughout Napa Valley, but it had made its contribution to the growing cycle and it was time to mow. The grazing flock of sleep is a natural way to accomplish this. It is a familiar sight in Napa Valley as many vineyard owners practice sustainable farming to assure highest grape quality. But this year, a special experience was in store for me.… Read More

What “Certified Organic” Actually Means

With so many food labels on the market these days, it is difficult to decipher what means what. At the O’Connell Family Vineyard Estate, we are committed to the benefits of organic agriculture, for you, ourselves and our environment. Our gardens and vineyard have been farmed sustainably since 1988, organically since 2000, and gained 100% organic certification status by the CCOF in 2013. … Read More