Festival highlights included a Great Gatsby-esque gala at Meadowood Napa Valley, performances by such luminaries as Audra McDonald, Sarah Chang and Jean-Yves Thibaudet, and the Taste of Napa showcase featuring 50 top wineries and artisanal food purveyors.
Napa Valley Festival del Sole celebrated its eighth season this year. With more than 60 custom-curated programs and star-studded performances, the 10-day festival featured a compelling and diverse line-up of cultural, culinary, wine and wellness experiences, offering rare insider access to Napa Valley’s most remarkable and authentic settings.
Gordon and Ann Getty recently hosted a fundraiser in support of The Glogau Teddy Bear Rescue Fund at UCSF Children’s Hospital, attended by philanthropists and business leaders such as Mayor Gavin Newsom and Jennifer Siebel Newsom, Eleni Tsakopoulos-Kounalakis and Markos Kounalakis, Adorean Boleancu, Paul Pelosi, Jr., Elizabeth Funk, Afsaneh Akhtari, among others.
After looking through literally thousands of photos that Drew Altizer and his team took at the Symphony and Opera opening parties, SFLuxe has gathered our favorite selections for the week’s best dressed. For the most part, people went beyond basic black, opting instead for interesting proportions, colors and styles. We hope you agree!