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It's Mustard Season at The Spa at Bardessono in Napa Valley

January 10, 2017 -

In honor of wine country's mustard season, The Spa at Bardessono, is presenting guests with a two-hour seasonal mustard body renewal service that mimics the lifecycle of the mustard plant in the vineyards.

The treatment begins with a body scrub followed by a light wrap and includes energizing massages and a detox mustard bath while utilizing properties of Himalayan Salt Crystals, mustard rub and essential oils. This Body Renewal is the ideal treatment for detox, stress and exhaustion. The total for services is $320.
Guest suites at Bardessono offer the rarity of an in-room personal, luxury spa, presenting discreet massage tables, steam showers, soaking tubs and REN bath amenities. The process begins with guests greeted by a spa butler who preps the space for the service while guests slip into plush, white robes and slippers with the option to enjoy hand-crafted beverages and light bites prior to treatment. The Spa Therapist then greets the guests to proceed with guests' spa service of choice, fine tuning treatments to fit individual needs.

In Napa Valley and Sonoma County, and in other wine regions, it is mustard season in wine country. The mustard plant puts on a show during this time. {It is beautiful!} Where did the mustard plant originate in wine country? Folklore has it that the Franciscan Missionaries dropped mustard seeds as they walked through the countryside looking for sites to establish Missions. Today there is some wild mustard growing here and there, but many vineyard managers plant mustard as a cover crop. Mustard seeds will continue to grow year after year without a need to replant. The seeds sprout after the first heavy rains in December, and usually one month later the plants display their wonderful bright yellow color. At the end of March, when the pruning of the vines is completed, the mustard plant is plowed under. Such is the life of the mustard plant in wine country.

Guests are able to reserve this must season service in their guest suites, by calling The Spa directly at 707-204-6050.

Visit website: http://bardessono.com/spa-yountville-california/spa-menu/


 

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