Meritage Resort and Spa SyndicatedNews HOTELS, TRAVEL One of Napa Valley’s Favorite Hotels & Resorts The Meritage Resort and Spa (707) 251-1900 875 Bordeaux Way, Napa, California, 94558The Meritage Resort and Spa opened in July 2006 to become one of Napa Valley’s top luxury hotels and resorts. Situated across nine acres of vineyards, The Meritage Resort continues to develop its perfect blend of facilities, amenities and services to make your Napa Valley visit relaxing and productive. Click photo above to proceed to Meritage Resort & Spa and book your stay!Adjacent to one another, our Napa Valley hotel opened along with the Vino Bello Resort in 2006, creating the ultimate Wine Country destination. Combined, the Napa hotels feature 504 luxury guest rooms and suites (322 at The Meritage Resort and Spa; 182 at Vino Bello), a gourmet restaurant with an award-winning Chef, two swimming pools and premier meeting and event space.In 2007, Spa Terra opened at The Meritage Resort, making hotel history with its unique location. Forty feet below the iconic Grape Crusher Statue, the world’s first entirely underground spa was built. The 9,500 square foot, $7.5 million project features steam grottos, soaking pools, water walls and lavishly appointed private treatment rooms for individuals and couples. The décor of Spa Terra reflects the Mediterranean theme of The Meritage Resort, complete with hand-wrought fixtures and extensive custom tile work.Click delicious dish above to proceed to the Tarla Mediterranean Grill…Built to provide guests with the complete Napa experience, The Meritage Resort also revealed the Estate Cave, offering guests the opportunity to experience Napa Valley wine tasting right on our hotel premises.Adjacent to our underground spa, the Trinitas Tasting Room features beautiful stone and dark woods for an environment unlike any other. Guests to Trinitas Cellars can indulge in custom flights of Trinitas wines and artisan chocolate pairings.Dress code is sexy and casual… <a HREF="http://ws-na.amazon-adsystem.com/widgets/q?rt=tf_ssw&ServiceVersion=20070822&MarketPlace=US&ID=V20070822%2FUS%2Fsynell-20%2F8003%2F0b53cd38-594e-43dc-99ce-be6ba8db26f0&Operation=NoScript">Amazon.com Widgets</a>The Meritage Resort and Spa, introduced even more rooms in 2012, dining and entertainment options with a $40 million expansion. This 19-month long enhancement included Crush Ultra Lounge with six luxury bowling lanes, Blend Cafe with customized espresso beverages, an event piazza for celebrations and over 15,000 additional square feet of meeting and event space. The adults only pool was also given a makeover with private cabanas, luxurious lounge chairs, a large fire pit and a pool bar that is open seasonally.In May and June 2013 The Meritage Resort and Spa remodeled and updated its main lobby, including The Commons: A Wine Bar. A new event deck with pre-function space was also built to incorporate sweeping views of the Napa Valley and the resort’s hillside vineyards while taking advantage of the beautiful oak trees and gazebo for weddings and events of up to 200. In March 2014 the resort completed a floor the ceiling remodel of its 157 original guest rooms, including the addition of three bridal suites. Trevor Durling, WinemakerThe next array of images are from a series of several vineyards such as the Provenance Vineyards. Widely known for its winemaker, Trevor Durling. He was born and raised in Santa Rosa, California, one of the wine hubs of Sonoma County.He grew up in a household where wine was a staple at the dinner table. Trevor went to the University of California, Davis, immediately following high school, and enrolled in the winemaking program as a sophomore after taking an introduction to winemaking class. “Viticulture and enology appealed to me on so many levels he says.Paul Steinauer, WinemakerThe Flora Winery is located at the base of the Mayacamas Mountains in the far Northwest corner of the Rutherford appellation.It was purchased as a retirement home by Jerry and Flora Komes but it was their children John Komes and his wife Carrie, and Julie Garvey and her husband Pat Garvey, that thought the vineyard should be revived. The Komes children and their spouses wrote the winery’s history. This vineyard is known for its famous Trilogy and ‘red’ wines.This memorable wine trip makes stops at several wineries. Once we have gathered all the wineries names and histories we will make sure to post them all here and include their website links and phone numbers. We thank the wonderful photographers and travelers who created the base for this piece. Image: Myrna Velilla – State CapitalImage: Myrna Velilla – State Capital Image: Myrna Velilla – Meritage Resort and Spa Outdoor dining with privacy swagsImage: Myrna Velilla – The vineyard’s own chapelImage: Myrna Velilla – Professional wine tasting set upImage: Myrna Velilla – Vineyard guest Carlos displays a circa 1936 Auburn classic luxury car at one of the wineriesImage: Myrna Velilla – Entrance to one of the vineyard’s beautiful Gothic style buildingsImage: Myrna Velilla – State Capital GroundsImage: Myrna Velilla – Monument on State Capital GroundsResort Suite sidebar displaying snacks, literature and cold and hot drink barProvenance Vineyards “Wine Coffin” available on the property gift boxed or can be shipped on request.Image: Myrna Velilla – Just another gorgeous view of a vineyardPhoto Image: Myrna Velilla – Wine maturing in oak barrels at the Flora WineryPhoto Image: Myrna Velilla – Another view of Flora Springs Wine aging to perfection in oak barrelsPhoto Image: Myrna Velilla – Wine maturing in oak barrels at the Flora WineryImage: Myrna Velilla – Gorgeous sculpture of a “hair in air” at the V.Sattui Wineries.