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The ultimate wine country experience at a charming, European-style inn.
With its vineyard setting and provincial ethos, Chateau de Vie earns raves from guests for its rustic pleasures. Among its many notable features, this country-chic bed and breakfast affords 360 degree vineyard views against a backdrop of gentle mountain slopes. On clear evenings, guests are invited to enjoy wine and conversation on the deck or the starry panorama of the night sky from the hot tub. Innkeepers Felipe Barragan and Peter Weatherman leave no detail unattended, from fresh-baked pastries and artisanal cheeses to fine Egyptian-cotton linens and luxurious embroidered lounging robes. Chateau de Vie also offers gourmet breakfasts, on-site massage and its own proprietary wines. Wi-Fi is available throughout the property, and business services are offered as well, but be advised that not all rooms have private baths, there are no televisions and mobile phone reception may be spotty. By day, Felipe and Peter play concierges to their guests with recommendations for the valleys best in sightseeing, wine tasting and fine dining. They also encourage prospective guests to call for personalized reservations and wine country itineraries mindfully tailored to individual tastes and interests.