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Auberge Du Soleil Introduces New Culinary Experiences Ideal For Wintering In Wine Country During Cabernet Season

Special “Winter Romance” Offer Features Intimate In-Room Dinner for Two for Hotel Guests Enhanced Dining Menu Showcases a Blend of Fine Dining and Comforting Bistro-Style Dishes


Rutherford, Calif. (December 1, 2020) – Just in time for Cabernet Season, ​Auberge du Soleil​, Napa Valley’s quintessential adult getaway, is introducing new culinary experiences designed for hotel guests and restaurant patrons seeking the ultimate in Wine Country romance and outdoor dining.

Hotel guests booking the new “Winter Romance” special offer will enjoy an intimate three-course dinner for two, paired with a bottle of Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, served within the privacy of their luxurious guest room, suite or private maison. The limited-time Chef’s Prix Fixe dinner is meant to share, and includes a seasonal winter salad, a hearty French-inspired entrée – such as Coq au Vin, Bouillabaisse, or Bœuf Bourguignon – and a decadent dessert. Auberge du Soleil has partnered with ​Le Creuset​, renowned French pioneer of colorful enameled cast iron cookware, to deliver the main course in the brand’s beautiful Dutch ovens and sauteuses, beloved by professional and home chefs alike. The Winter Romance package is available for stays now through March 31, 2021.

At the same time, an enhanced menu, featuring favorites from the property’s Michelin-Starred fine dining Restaurant, along with casual Bistro-style dishes, is now available daily from 11:30am until 10 pm on the expansive outdoor Terrace. Diners may choose from refined items, such as the Salade de Homard,​ served with Asian pear, Medjool dates, spiced cashews and curry, and Coquilles St Jacques​, with sunchoke purée, grilled radicchio, hazelnuts and brown butter; or opt for comforting choices, such as ​Paté de Campagne​ with pickled vegetables and pear mostarda, and ​Prime New York Steak​ with broccoli di ciccio, fingerling potatoes and Bérnaise. For a limited time the​ ​menu ​also includes a three-course Chef’s Prix Fixe starting at $55 per person.

“We are continuing to evolve our dining experiences to provide guests with more options available wherever they feel most comfortable – from our new menu that combines the best of both worlds featuring refined and casual dishes served ​outdoors on our spectacular Terrace; to an intimate dinner for two enjoyed within the privacy of our luxurious guest rooms and suites,​”​ said Bradley Reynolds, Managing Director. “We are grateful to be partnering with Le Creuset to showcase the delicious shared entrées served from their beautiful cookware, essentially the in-room dining centerpiece of our Winter Romance offer.”

The “Winter Romance” special offer is available for stays now thru March 31, 2021, may be booked at ​​ or by contacting Auberge du Soleil Reservations at ​​ or 800.348.5406. The offer includes:

  • –  One-night stay in a choice of Deluxe Rooms, Suites or Private Maisons
  • –  Complimentary upgrade to the next room category at time of booking ​(subject to availability)
  • –  Three-course prix fixe dinner for two paired with a select bottle of Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon served in room
  • –  10% off all spa services
  • –  Daily breakfast served on the Main House Terrace or in-room
Advance dining reservations are available by contacting Auberge du Soleil at 707.963.1211 or via OpenTable​.


About Auberge du Soleil
Inspired by the relaxed sophistication of the South of France and infused with California soul, Auberge du Soleil features wine country’s most luxurious accommodations, spectacular valley views, a Michelin Star Restaurant, and the exclusive Auberge du Soleil Spa. Nestled within a 33-acre hillside olive grove, the “Inn of the Sun” is celebrated for delivering passionate, intuitive service that embodies gracious Napa Valley hospitality. The 50 residential-style rooms, suites and private maisons, recently renovated by AD 100 interior designer Suzanne Tucker, principle of Tucker & Marks, San Francisco, set the stage for romance in the seclusion of the adults-only environment. The property is a long-standing member of Relais & Châteaux, an international association of outstanding boutique properties known for their excellence in hospitality and the culinary arts, and the flagship hotel in the Auberge Resorts Collection. For more information: Follow Auberge du Soleil on Facebook and Instagram @AubergeduSoleil


About Relais & Châteaux
Created in 1954, Relais & Châteaux is an organization of more than 560 exceptional hotels and restaurants run by independent men and women, all driven by a passion for their profession and dedicated to the authenticity of the relationships they build with their customers. With operations on all five continents, from the vineyards of Napa Valley to Provence and the beaches of the Indian Ocean, Relais & Châteaux members invite all to discover the art of living enshrined in the location’s culture, and share a unique, human story. Relais & Châteaux members have a profound desire to protect and showcase the richness and diversity of the cuisine and inviting cultures of the world. They worked toward this goal, along with the goal to preserve local heritages and the environment, through the UNESCO Manifesto in November 2014. For more information please visit ​​.


About Auberge Resorts Collection
Auberge Resorts Collection is a portfolio of extraordinary hotels, resorts, residences and private clubs. While each property is unique, all share a crafted approach to luxury and bring the soul of the locale to life through captivating design, exceptional cuisine and spas, and gracious yet unobtrusive service. With 19 hotels and resorts across three continents, Auberge invites guests to create unforgettable stories in some of the world’s most desirable destinations. For more information about Auberge Resorts Collection, please visit Follow Auberge Resorts Collection on Facebook at and on Twitter and Instagram at @AubergeResorts and #AlwaysAuberge.


About The Friedkin Group
The Friedkin Group is a privately held consortium of automotive, hospitality, entertainment, sports
and adventure companies. These organizations include: Gulf States Toyota, GSFSGroup, GSM, US AutoLogistics, Ascent Automotive Group, Auberge Resorts Collection, AS Roma, Imperative Entertainment, 30WEST, NEON, Diamond Creek Golf Club, Congaree and Legendary Expeditions. The Friedkin Group is led by Chairman and CEO Dan Friedkin. For more information, visit ​​.


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Murphy O’Brien Public Relations