The surest way to guarantee blue skies and sunshine? Plan for inclement weather.
Although we clearly had every intention of welcoming the rain at our Oakville winery, we loved celebrating a cloudlessÂ â€ªNapa Valley afternoonÂ with our wine club members and guests at this year's Nickel & Nickel Open House.
What a remarkable day! OurÂ Single-Vineyard WinesÂwere elegant and approachable, the wood-fired pizzas were in high demand, and our guests readily embraced the rainy day spirit, despite the almost balmy temps.
A few snapshots from the day:
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