Rutherford Travel Guide

Articles about Rutherford

By Joshua Pramis
By Heather Smith MacIsaac
sonoma valley How does a green and gold valley roughly 17 miles long and eight miles wide absorb 21/2 million visitors a year?By luring them to the main route, Highway 12, then leading them off it. Set atop ridges and buried in leafy canyons are ...

Hotels in Rutherford

The first modern boutique resort to open in Napa Valley—back in 1985—is still one of the area’s best.

Restaurants in Rutherford

A Mediterranean influence dominates the 120-seat formal dining area within the larger Auberge du Soleil Resort.

Things to do in Rutherford

Round Pond actually refers to two places: a winery and an olive oil company on separate sides of the street. Founder Bob MacDonnell, who started producing olive oil and vinegars in the 1980’s, also grew Cabernet Sauvignon grapes and sold them to local wineries.