The Miller Home at Frank Household Vineyards
Napa Valley’s Frank Household Vineyards, situated at 1091 Larkmead Lane, has opened its extremely anticipated new hospitality barn, The Miller Home. The Miller Home honors the countless contributions of Founder Leslie Frank, born Leslie Miller, whose imaginative and prescient was to construct a novel and particular entertaining space for Frank Household friends. The Miller Home showcases Leslie’s signature stylish type mixed with the farmhouse magnificence of famend architect Howard J. Backen. It is going to function a canvas for the vineyard’s most unique and elevated experiences the place Frank Household wines shall be poured alongside the delicacies of superstar chef Christina Machamer.
“Leslie Frank is a former Emmy award-winning information journalist who has lengthy served as one among Frank Household’s visionaries,” stated Hospitality Director Liam Gearity. “She additionally exudes good style and hospitality, so we have been resolute in naming the brand new house after her from the beginning.”
The Miller Home inside
The Miller Home rises over the huge Member’s Garden, behind Frank Household’s craftsman home-turned tasting room, inviting friends to style their vineyard-focused wines and luxuriate in small, curated bites, whereas overlooking surrounding vineyards and mountains. That includes sustainably reclaimed wooden, excessive ceilings, and pure earth tones that deliver the skin in, the house was expertly designed with no element spared.
“Wealthy and I have been truly married at this web site,” says Leslie Frank. “This can be a very particular location for me. I needed to create an area that built-in the pure great thing about our environment, the place our friends might expertise the enjoyment of nature right here in Calistoga.”
The Miller Home permits friends to get pleasure from a seamless indoor-outdoor expertise on the Napa Valley ground it doesn’t matter what time of 12 months. The two,300 sq. foot construction options floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doorways, custom-made recycled ash wooden tables, giant assertion mirrors, suave lighting fixtures, and an inviting lounge space with cognac coloured leather-based sofas round a central fire. Every ingredient was thoughtfully chosen by Frank alongside Napa-based inside designer Robin Beck of Hawkins Interiors. They mixed the modern inside with an extra 1,100 sq. toes of exterior lined seating for tastings and personal and winery-hosted occasions, the place friends may be at one with the serene panorama of the valley.
The Miller Home Inside
Chef Machamer, one among Napa Valley’s preeminent cooks and winner of season 4 of FOX’s Hell’s Kitchen, has created a hyper-seasonal, genuine farm-to-table wine and meals expertise for friends of The Miller Home. Every new pairing is hand-selected to display how the aromas, textures, and taste profiles of Frank Household’s estate-driven wines are accentuated by meals. “I like to consider this expertise as a masterclass on meals and wine pairings,” stated Gearity, who alongside along with his staff of skilled wine educators will information friends by way of every pairing and take time to elucidate why they work nicely collectively, offering elementary pairing suggestions alongside the best way that may be simply utilized at house.
The ever-evolving menu showcases the season’s greatest, highlighting domestically grown elements, like home-grown Meyer lemon from Frank Household’s Winston Hill or mission fig picked from the centurion timber situated at their property Benjamin Winery in Rutherford. The tasting begins gentle with Frank Household’s Blanc de Blancs and maybe a home made yeasted blini with caviar and cre’me fraiche. The pairings turn into progressively extra umami pushed because the tasting strikes into the reds—resembling sliced Spanish Fuet with Winston Hill Cabernet Sauvignon.
The exploration of meals and wine provided at The Miller Home is good for personal teams or for friends who get pleasure from assembly others with shared pursuits in meals and wine. The Miller Home Elevated Expertise begins at $120 per visitor, $60 per membership member. The out of doors patio can also be obtainable for seated Property tastings, $60 per individual, complimentary for members. Reservations may be made on-line at FrankFamilyVineyards.com/Go to and personal occasion inquiries may be made at FrankFamilyVineyards.com/Personal-Occasions.
Images courtesy of Frank Household Vineyards