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Vineyard VIP: A Toast to Terroir

Oenophiles, get ready. Insider access to Napa and Sonoma never tasted so good.

Exclusive Resorts Members have long been passionate about wine. Oenophiles desire to drink the finest bottles, meet leading winemakers, and experience terroir firsthand. To satiate the wine-obsessed, The Club’s evolving Vineyard VIP program allows Members insider access to tours, tastings, discounted shipping, and first dibs on limited releases. Here are the partners Members can tap into for exclusive wine experiences.

Staglin Family Vineyard
Quintessa winemaker Rebekah Wineburg


After spending several years in France, Elan Fayard returned to Napa with a dream of producing well-crafted wines reminiscent of what she experienced in France. She founded Azur with the intent of creating terroir-driven wines. With each vintage, Azur winemakers aim to create the highest quality wines representative of French and American winemaking styles, like Azur’s signature Provencal-style rosé.


The family-owned Cakebread Cellars is well-known for its superstar Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc. With 11 estate vineyards spanning coveted Napa Valley appellations, in addition to one Anderson Valley vineyard, Cakebread’s expansive terroir is brought to life via organic and sustainable practices. Founded in 1972 by husband and wife duo Jack and Dolores Cakebread, the brand has become an American standout on global wine lists.


Chateau Montelena looms large in America’s wine legacy. The estate produced the winning white wine in the pivotal 1976 Judgment of Paris, earning its inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places. A bottle of the victorious 1973 Chardonnay is part of the permanent collection at the Smithsonian. While Chardonnay first brought the spotlight to Chateau Montelena, these days Cabernet Sauvignon reigns supreme.


Darioush is synonymous with fine wines and hospitality experiences worthy of the world stage. Influenced by tradition and energized by modern technique, the Darioush estate is comprised of 120 acres in total, spanning the cooler microclimates of Southern Napa Valley from high atop Mount Veeder to Oak Knoll and south of Stag’s Leap.


Founded by vintner Brice Cutrer Jones (of Sonoma-Cutrer fame) in 1999, Emeritus Vineyards is dedicated to making America’s finest Pinot Noir. Guided by a philosophy that great wines are shaped by three factors: soil, climate, and people, Emeritus established a grand cru-caliber estate program featuring 140 acres of dry-farmed Pinot Noir at two vineyards: Hallberg Ranch in Russian River Valley and Pinot Hill on the Sonoma Coast. Today, Emeritus is stewarded by second-generation President Mari Jones, Winemaker Keith Hammond, and Vineyard Manager Kirk Lokka, who along with the experienced Emeritus team, craft Pinot Noirs of elegance, integrity, and purity.


Far Niente Winery in Oakville embodies the essence of European wine estates. Specializing in Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay, it's a global standard for excellence. Rooted in the Italian phrase "il dolce Far Niente," meaning "the sweetness of doing nothing," the winery encourages savoring moments.


In 1998 the Huneeus family found this property in Coombsville, Napa’s newest AVA, and instantly fell in love. They saw the potential of a never-planted before former dairy farm. The property embodies all the unique attributes of a world-class estate — diversity of soil, elevation, exposition, and climate. The land was destined to be the vineyard source for an exceptional wine. Faust is a tribute to Napa Valley’s noblest grape—full-bodied, decadently rich, and buttery Cabernet Sauvignon.


Nearly 30 years ago, Joan and Walt Flowers pioneered the growing of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay on the rugged coastal ridges of the extreme Sonoma Coast. Their goal? Produce exceptional wine capturing the wild beauty of the land and the spirit of the Sonoma Coast. This passion drives everything they do— farming responsibly, harvesting by hand, using 100 percent native fermentation, and crafting wine with minimal intervention.


Nickel & Nickel is devoted to 100-percent varietal, single-vineyard wines, focused on Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. Its winemaking excellence is highlighted in its selection of the very best vineyard locations and unique soil compositions required to make superior single-vineyard wines. Each Nickel & Nickel wine is a celebration of place and reveals how vineyards, only miles apart but of the same grape varietal, yield wines of unique character and distinction. 


A boutique winery located in Calistoga, CA, Phifer Pavitt was born when the owners’ passion for date night conversations inspired them to create the Phifer Pavitt Date Night wine. They are a Napa Green Certified Winery & Vineyard, where their focus is on sustainable winemaking, responsible farming, and creating special memories for all who come to visit for a tour or tasting in their lovingly restored barn. The couple focuses on two main varietals, Cabernet Sauvignon and Sauvignon Blanc, with a deep attention to detail that pushes wine quality to new heights. 


In the heart of Spain’s legendary Ribera del Duero winemaking region, PINEA founders and longtime friends Vicente Pliego and Hugo T. Del Pozzo set out to produce one of the best wines in the world. Each grape is hand-selected, and PINEA's winemakers utilize time-honored techniques and a deep love of the land to produce their award-winning 100% Tempranillos.

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Tucked away in the heart of Rutherford, Quintessa’s 280-acre site reflects a diversity of geology, biodiversity, exposures, and microclimates. Inspired by this distinct property, the Huneeus family believed it was destined to become one of the world’s great wine estates. Today, a total of 160 acres are planted with Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, and Carménère on 26 vineyard blocks. Each block is organically and biodynamically farmed.


Sinegal Estate Winery is situated on 30 majestic acres in the heart of Napa Valley. Shaped by a rich history, the beauty of its natural surroundings, and modern-day amenities, guests enjoy an unparalleled and unforgettable hospitality experience when visiting the estate.


Founded in 1985 by Shari, Garen, Brandon, and Shannon, Staglin Family Vineyard is known for its uncompromising commitment to quality. The family’s mission is to produce world-class wines reflecting the distinctive character of this historic Rutherford Bench estate in the most sustainable way possible. They farm the vineyard organically, tap into solar fields for power, and produce wine in a state-of-the-art underground production facility.


The Donum Estate brings to life a delicate balance of fine wine, sustainable farming, and renowned art that has made it an international destination. A leader in single-vineyard, single-appellation Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, limited-production Donum wines reflect the soil from which they derive — expressing the nuance and complexity of each micro-terroir. The Donum Collection, one of the largest accessible, private sculpture collections in the world, features more than 50 monumental works placed throughout the Estate. 


Three Sticks Wines produces world-class pinot noirs and chardonnays from their exceptional estate vineyards in Sonoma County, including Durell and Gap's Crown Vineyards. Their philosophy is all about enriching lives by sharing the bounty of Sonoma — its wines, vineyards, people, food, and history. Tastings and events are held at their home, the historic Vallejo-Casteñada Adobe, steps from the plaza in the heart of Sonoma. 


Yours Truly, Wine is an expressive and sophisticated wine brand that captures the essence of elegance in every bottle. With a range of meticulously crafted varietals, the wines reflect the passion and dedication of the winemakers. From rich reds to crisp whites, the brand offers an exceptional tasting experience for wine enthusiasts.