Against All Odds, Wine Country Welcomes the Ultra-Luxury Resort Montage Healdsburg, Plus Two New Drink and Dine Destinations

Despite the fires, pandemic, nuclear winter, Montage Healdsburg is set to open December 12, 2020. Unless of course an earthquake or tornado levels the newly constructed buildings located to the north east of downtown Healdsburg.

The opening of this luxury brand, which comprises a 11,500-square-foot spa, a zero-edge resort pool and four dining options, including signature restaurant Hazel Hill, marks a new era in Wine Country hospitality. “Montage Healdsburg will truly be a special place in Sonoma County, bringing an ultra-luxury wine country resort to the region,” said Allen Highfield, general manager. “Situated on 258 acres, the resort is naturally designed for social distancing. We look forward to offering the renowned hospitality and state-of-the-art amenities to our guests for which the Montage brand is so well known.”

Montage Healdsburg is surrounded by 5th and 6th generation farmers, vintners and grape growers. The resort will work alongside vintners from storied names such as (6th generation) Clay Mauritson of Mauriston Wines, whose family has been farming in the region since 1868. Guests will not only find Mauritson wines on the Wine lists, but will have the opportunity to visit the winery for exclusive tours and tastings. Intrigued? Check out the Spirit of Now package offering guests enjoy a complimentary upgrade at the time of check-in, no deposit required at booking and waived cancellation fees up to 48 hours prior to arrival. Additionally, depending on the room category booked, guests will receive up to a $200 daily resort credit for use toward terroir-to-table dining, nature-inspired treatments at Spa Montage, recreational experiences throughout the property and more. 

New Sips and Bites 

Cheers to these new food and drink offerings in the wine country.

Faust Haus

After three years of restoration, Faust in St. Helena welcomes visitors inside its new winery and tasting room in St. Helena, the Faust Haus. The historic Victorian, originally built in 1878, evokes classic Napa charm, history, character, and creativity.

Wit & Wisdom

Wit and Wisdom

The award-winning MINA Group has made their Wine Country debut with Wit & Wisdom at The Lodge at Sonoma, near the historic square. “A Wine Country project has been a long time coming,” says Chef Michael Mina. “I’ve always wanted to expand to this incredible part of Northern California and could not be more excited to introduce our Wit & Wisdom concept to the region. The name is inspired by Jack London’s collection of personal writings and essays of the same name, Wit & Wisdom currently serves weekend brunch and dinner daily. The restaurant also features an outdoor terrace offering al fresco dining and a bocce ball court.

Wine Country Weekday Escape

Thinking of breaking out of Covid-tine for a change of scenery? is offering tempting midweek deals and popular wine country destinations.

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