Hospitality & Tourism

Bardessono Hotel, Restaurant and Spa in Yountville, the only LEED-certified luxury hotel in the world, was named one of the best new hotels by Travel & Leisure's "It List."

The Concierge Alliance has expanded into Sonoma County and changed its name from CANV -- Concierge Alliance of Napa Valley, to CANVAS -- Concierge Alliance of Napa Valley and Sonoma. The organization includes concierges, guest services staff, tour guides and wineries in Napa and Sonoma counties.

Nonprofit & Community Organizations

Infineon Raceway in Sonoma County partnered with Pacific Gas & Electric Co. and the United Services Organization (USO) of Northern California to distribute approximately 10,000 race-day tickets to all branches of the military, including the Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, Coast Guard and National Guard, as well as veterans, as part of the Tickets for Troops program. The members and their families will attend the Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma on Aug. 22.

Wine

Napa Valley-based Winetasting.com launched a new expanded website, combining material from Ambrosia, the Berglund Catalog of Fine Wines, with Geerlings and Wade’s direct-to-consumer winery. Winetasting.com is also available to mobile users at mobile.winetasting.com.

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