The Good Life

Copia: The American Center for Wine, Food, and the Arts, which opened in November 2001 on a scenic bend in the Napa River in Napa, CA, is no simple cultural center. The 80,000-sq.-ft. (7,200 sq. m) building, designed by Polshek Partnership Architects and surrounded by organic culinary gardens and other graceful exterior spaces (exterior landscape design by Peter Walker and Partners), is a fulfillment of the vision of winemakers Robert Mondavi and his wife Magrit. The Mondavis donated the land

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