In the heart of agriculturally rich Napa Valley is a singular destination, Auberge du Soleil. Long renowned for its distinctive style—one that captures the joie de vivre of the South of France while seamlessly folding in the local carefree California vibe—the resort has recently undergone a notable renovation to its Michelin-star restaurant and its casual companion, The Bar.
The resort’s robust bar program will entice even the most loyal oenophile to try something new.
Fleur de Lis Cocktail Recipe
This signature take on a gin gimlet, served in a delicate Nick & Nora glass, makes an elegant start to the evening.
- 2 ounces Hendrick’s Gin
- ½ ounce lime juice
- ½ ounce simple syrup
- ¼ ounce St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur
- 2 dashes Fee Brothers Fee Foam (a vegan swap for egg white)
- 2 small pieces cucumber
- Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice, and shake vigorously to release the essential elements of the cucumber, creating a sophisticated froth.
- Garnish with edible flowers for a swoon-worthy sip.