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Paragon Expands Into Marin

Paragon Real Estate Group establishes its footprint in the North Bay with two offices in Marin County.
Paragon proudly announced the opening of its first Marin office at 100 Drakes Landing Road in Greenbrae. A second Marin location will be opening in southern Marin later this fall. Future growth plans include expansion into Sonoma and Napa [...]

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Rocca Family Vineyards Named “Napa Valley Organic Winery of The Year” at the 2014 New York International Wine Competition

“This award is especially meaningful to us,” says winemaker Paul Colantuoni, “as our organic farming practices speak to the very heart of our winemaking philosophy at Rocca. It all starts with the very best grape that Mother Nature can provide, then allowing that grape to speak for itself.”
Both of Rocca’s Napa estates – the Collinetta [...]

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McGuire Real Estate Embraces Drone Technology for Home Presentation

McGuire Real Estate is now incorporating drones for aerial photography to showcase properties for which standard photographs or videos cannot capture the real magic of a location or a home.

Click here for San Francisco Chronicle article featuring McGuire agent Marika Sakellariou.

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Welcome New Members

The Luxury Marketing Council is delighted to introduce its newest members:

Merryvale
The first winery built in Napa Valley following the repeal of Prohibition, Merryvale is located in the heart of America’s premier wine region. Beautiful landscaped gardens accented with an elegant fountain greet our guests at our historic winery, ideally located [...]

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Vanguard Properties Announces The Opening Of Sales Office For The Mint Collection Condominiums In Downtown San Francisco

Antoine Crumeyrolle of Vanguard Properties and Martin Building Company have announced the opening of the sales office and model residences of the Mint Collection at Mint Plaza in Downtown San Francisco, part of a historic and unique mixed-use development that includes residential, live-work and retail offerings. The sales office, located at 8 Mint Plaza, will [...]

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Dacor Takes Top Awards At KBIS And CES Shows

Dacor®, leading manufacturer of ultra-premium kitchen appliances, took home the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) Best of Show honor for its Discovery® iQ™ 30” Wall Oven, the world’s first wall oven to feature an integrated, wirelessly-connected tablet. Dacor also won the Best of Kitchen: Gold award for the smart wall oven at the [...]

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Sutton Suzuki Architects Awarded Best of Houzz 2014

Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design, announced the community’s picks for Best of Houzz 2014, a homeowner to homeowner guide to the top home builders, architects, interior designers, contractors and other residential remodeling professionals on Houzz, both in the U.S. and around the world.
Wyboy Ranch is one of the perennial favorites:

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Cathay Pacific Takes Two Top Skytrax Honours, Refreshes First Class Product and Announces New Service to Maldives

Cathay Pacific Airways has been awarded the “World’s Best Cabin Staff” and “Best Transpacific Airline” honours in the annual Skytrax World Airline Awards™ programme, with more than 18 million airline passengers from around the world voting for their favourite travel experiences.
Skytrax is acknowledged as running one of the most comprehensive customer satisfaction surveys in the [...]

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We Need Your Help

Vanguard Properties is holding a gala fund-raising event on September 21st with proceeds supporting a very worthy organization, the Trevor Project. The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth (www.thetrevorproject.org).
The event organizers are seeking silent auction items of any form [...]

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Destination Immersive Azamara Club Cruises Ranks In Travel+Leisure’s World’s Best Awards

Azamara Club Cruises, the destination immersive cruise line that pioneered longer stays and more overnight port stays on every voyage,  has ranked #3 among Top Large Ship Cruise Lines in the Travel+Leisure 2013 World’s Best Awards readers’ survey.  Continuing to build awareness and respect among up-market travelers, the cruise line has been recognized for a [...]

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Vanguard Properties Announces Plans to Open Wine Country Office in Downtown Healdsburg, CA

The continual growth of Vanguard Properties, the well-known San Francisco Real Estate firm headed by Principal James Nunemacher for almost 30 years, has never been more evident. The firm announces their plans to open their first wine country office based in downtown Healdsburg, California.
The office will be located at 421 Healdsburg Avenue, directly next door [...]

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2008 Penfolds Grange Shiraz Scores 100 Points in Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate

The Australian Report in the Wine Advocate was released  March 1st, with the exciting inclusion of 2008 Penfolds Grange Shiraz, which scored a perfect 100 POINTS, by Lisa Perrotti-Brown, MW.

Penfolds Grange Shiraz has a long history of excellence since its inception by creator, Max Schubert in 1951 (experimental vintage). [...]

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Cathay Pacific’s New Premium Economy Class Delivers Luxury and Value

Cathay Pacific redefines premium travel with its new Premium Economy Class. The brand new cabin features spacious seats with 38” seat pitch and a generous 8” recline, an expanded in-flight menu and a state of the art, on-demand entertainment system with 10.6” personal widescreens. As always, all Cathay Pacific flights [...]

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Alain Pinel Realtors Opens Office in Tahoe

Exciting news for Linda Granger! Alain Pinel Realtors (APR) is expanding into Lake Tahoe and Linda will be the Lake Tahoe Office Manager! The Alain Pinel office will be located at 775 North Lake Blvd #202, Tahoe City. The firm also has plans to open an office in Truckee in coming weeks.
With many Bay Area [...]

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The Scout Guide San Francisco Launches, Showcases the City’s Best Locally-Owned Businesses

How do you find the best caterer, contractor, doctor or private jeweler? Or the person that can find you the best nanny or plan your next big event? The Scout Guide San Francisco is the first curated lifestyle guidebook of its kind.
Local editor Paula Bennett, a fourth-generation San Franciscan, has [...]