Traditional Home Magazine To Benefit Napa Valley Film Festival

This October, Traditional Home Magazine will sponsor its first-ever Showhouse in the heart of the Napa Valley. The Napa Valley Showhouse will be located at the Cardinale Winery Estate, situated in the heart of Napa Valley’s renowned Oakville District. The Showhouse will open with a Gala Preview Cocktail Party on Thursday, October 4, and will be open to the public for nearly six weeks from Friday, October 5 – Sunday, November 11. The Showhouse is timed to coincide with Traditional Home’s sponsorship of the Napa Valley Film Festival, which runs November 7-11, 2012, and all Showhouse proceeds will benefit the Napa Valley Film Festival.

The Napa Valley Showhouse is located at: Cardinale, 7600 St. Helena Hwy, Oakville, CA. The Showhouse is approximately 4,500 square feet and is comprised of 10 interior spaces plus two outdoor spaces. Traditional Home will feature the work of the country’s finest interior designers who will draw inspiration from the beauty of the Napa Valley and surrounding vineyards and transform the Cardinale estate home.

The 2012 Napa Valley Showhouse designers include:

  • Kathy Geissler Best, KGB Design, San Francisco, CA
  • Annie Bowman, Sunrise Home, San Rafael, CA
  • Cathleen Gouveia, Cathleen Gouveia Design, Belvedere-Tiburon, CA
  • Melanie Coddingdon, Coddington Design, San Francisco, CA
  • Joe Lucas + Parrish Chilcoat, Lucas Studio, West Hollywood, CA
  • Barbara Colvin, Barbara Colvin + Co, Napa, CA
  • Elizabeth Cameron + Kathleen Pfaff, West End Napa, Napa, CA
  • Melanie Turner, Melanie Turner Interiors, Atlanta, GA

Showhouse sponsors include: Circa, Natural Decorations Inc. (NDI), Pratt & Lambert, Lane Venture, Henredon, Hickory Chair, Karastan, Vtech phones, Rogaska and Match + Berti.

“Traditional Home is thrilled to announce its first-ever Showhouse in Napa,” says Editor in Chief Ann Maine. “This amazing project will showcase a talented group of new designers and benefit a great organization, the Napa Valley Film Festival, which also showcases the next generation of stars and leading young filmmakers.”

Starting Friday, October 5, Showhouse hours will be Tuesday – Sunday, 10:30 – 5 pm.  Children under six, infants, strollers and pets are not allowed in the Showhouse. Admission to the Showhouse is $25 when booked in advance and $30 at the door. For each admission, guests will participate in a timed ticketed self-guided tour and will receive a Showhouse journal and a complimentary tasting of the new Cardinale Intrada Sauvignon Blanc. For $50, guests will be treated to the tour, journal and a private tasting experience. Tickets to the opening gala are $150 each. For more information on tours, the Opening Night Gala, and to schedule a tour, visit

About Traditional Home Magazine:

As the largest upscale shelter magazine in America, Traditional Home celebrates the union of timeless design with modern living inspiring 5 million design lovers to reinterpret classic elegance in a thoroughly personal way. From home, garden and green living to beauty, entertaining and travel, the magazine is a tribute to quality, craftsmanship, authenticity and family — a trusted resource that respects the past, lives in the present and embraces products designed for the future. For more information, please visit

About Cardinale:

Cardinale is located in the heart of Napa Valley’s world–renowned Oakville District, and crafts a single Cabernet Sauvignon from each vintage. The wine is a limited-production blend from Napa Valley’s most recognized mountain appellations including Mt. Veeder, Spring Mountain, Howell Mountain and Diamond Mountain. Every bottle reveals the artistic sensibility of Winemaker, Christopher Carpenter, and in the bottle, Cardinale is sophisticated, powerful, and a true expression of Napa.

About The Napa Valley Film Festival:

November 7 – 11, 2012 / An indulgent five day celebration of film, artisan food and boutique wines, the Napa Valley Film Festival lights up the picturesque towns of Napa, Yountville, St. Helena and Calistoga at the region’s most colorful time of year. See the best new independent films and studio sneak previews, and immerse yourself in lavish special events including the Opening Night Gala, Celebrity Tributes, Closing Night Awards & Wrap Parties, plus wine tasting pavilions, filmmaker access and more. Festival Passes are on sale now; as a special offer, Showhouse guests can save $50 on Festival passes with promotional code (MP-TRADHOME) through 11/6/12 at

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One thought on Traditional Home Magazine To Benefit Napa Valley Film Festival

  1. Mary Dixon says:

    I am interested in purchase three tickets for the Traditional Home Showcase Napa Tour – I have tried the links provided with no success.
    how does one go about purchasing tickets in advance.