Tag: Food & Drink

Mansion on the Hill

The Madrona Is an Aesthetic Success in Sonoma

A Victorian mansion in the California wine country is now the Madrona, an uncompromising hotel that owes its brash design to the rebellious Aesthetic Movement of the late 19th century. Oscar Wilde would be proud.

Craft Work

Experimental Has Come a Long Way Since Cocktails

The highway of history is littered with the carcasses of irrational confidence. Experimental was confident they could go from craft cocktail bars to iconic boutique hotels. They were right.

Untouchable

The Nobu Empire Goes Where No Other Has

There’s no precedent for Nobu, with its Michelin-worthy empire of restaurants and hotels. And it all started with an offer from Robert DeNiro that couldn’t be refused — eventually.

Full Bodied

Sixteen Essential Winery Hotels in Europe

There’s no doubt which countries are the “Big Three” of European wine production. When it comes to winery hotels, however, a new challenger is looking to join the party.

Agricultural Revolution

Farm Hotels Are Rising Up

Travelers are seeking more artisanal experiences. They’re also increasingly interested in zero-kilometer cuisine. It all adds up to a rise in hotels that combine both desires into one adventurous (Instagram-ready) package.

Past Is Prologue

Los Poblanos Preserves History in New Mexico

On the outskirts of Albuquerque, Los Poblanos Historic Inn & Organic Farm has built a model for the future from the practices of the past.