In 2005 three partners, Gavin Newsom, Gordon Getty, and John Conover formed Cade Estate Winery located on the very top of Howell Mountain to complement their Oakville PlumpJack Estate Winery. Views are dramatic from the top of the mountain and the buildings are modern and considered state-of-the-art. The facility was designed to be Napa Valley’s first LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold Certified Estate Winery. There are two unique properties at Cade that offer two different and unique experiences. This winery is known for its Cabernet Sauvignon and Sauvignon Blanc. Take a tour and tasting high above the fog while enjoying the captivating view or take in the history on the gravel terrace adjacent to the historic stone winery.
“Time’s fun when you’re having flies!” Since 1988 they have been farming organically and believe that great and historic winese have been made from non-irrigated grapevines.
Hall Rutherford was founded as a sister winery to Hall St. Helena, and given as a gift to Katheryn Hall by her husband Craig in 2014. A separate location from Hall St. Helena, Hall Rutherford is located towards the end of a private road off the main road that leads to the well-known Auberge du Soleil Hotel in the Rutherford Hills. This winery is known for their high-end reserve and estate single vineyard wines that are produced in limited quantities. The views from this location are phenomenal and will surely capture your attention along with the wines. There are outdoor terraces showing the views, the tank room provides an educational experience, and the 14,000 square foot cave provides history. The cave is made with Austrian brick, contains modern works of art, and exceptional décor. If you want a unique tasting experience with high end wine this is the place for you!
The Odette Estate was founded by three individual partners, Gordon Getty, Gavin Newsom, and John Conover, part of the PlumpJack Group which purchased it in 2012. Odette is located in the Stag’s Leap district just east of the Silverado Trail. The property has been renovated to display a chic and modern design in their hospitality center and is one of only a few wineries to boast a living green roof planted to grasses and plants as well as solar panels. They are known for their red wines, they boast 18,000 feet of caves, and a beautiful lounge which encompasses their stellar views. This is a winery not to be missed!