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December 19, 2013 13:12 ET

Condé Nast Traveler Releases 2014 Gold List

Bardessono Recognized as One of the Best Hotels in the World

YOUNTVILLE, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 19, 2013) - Condé Nast Traveler has named Bardessono Hotel and Spa as one of "511 Best Places On Earth" in their 2014 Gold List.

The complete 2014 Gold List featuring top hotels, resorts and cruise lines from around the world, is available here:

Condé Nast Traveler's annual Gold List identifies the best of the best, the gold standard of hotels, resorts, and cruise lines. Nearly 80,000 of the world's most discerning travelers produced a final selection of the very best places in the world by participating in the annual Readers' Choice survey. The Gold List is the world's best ranking of the world's best properties.

"We challenged ourselves in the development of Bardessono to marry sustainability and luxury. To see our efforts so nicely recognized with first, LEED Platinum certification, and now of even greater significance, this ranking among the best resorts in the world is really gratifying. We sincerely thank Condé Nast readers," says General Manager Jim Treadway.

This award further asserts Bardessono's unparalleled commitment to providing a luxurious experience within an eco-friendly environment.

About Bardessono

Bardessono opened in February 2009 with 62 guest rooms in Yountville, California, the heart of the Napa Valley. The hotel boasts Lucy Restaurant and Bar with its own on-site, CCOF (California Certified Organic Farming) culinary garden, and a full service spa as well as personalized spa treatment areas in each of its guest rooms. We pledge to care for an uncommon set of priorities: for the environment, for each other, for our guests, for the property and for the community nearby. Together, these priorities represent a vision for unprecedented and attentive service.

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