Oxbow Public Market
New Napa venue offers array of environmentally friendly artisan food products, smallest U.S. bonded winery in the U.S.
Sitting next door to Copia,
Celebrating its grand opening February 23 and 24, the Market's 18 businesses offered artisan-produced olive oil, coffee, tea, and organic ice cream. Among other vendors are Five Dot Ranch, a
Ten permanent outdoor spaces for farm stands will serve a 7-day-a-week market program that offers organic or sustainably-grown produce from within a 150-mile radius of
"The market reflects the texture and sensibilities of the community around it, and so much of the produce and other foodstuffs will be organic or sustainably-farmed," said owner and CEO Steve Carlin.
Although some organic or biodynamic wines are offered, such as Paul Dolan Wines made from organically grown grapes, Carlin added, "The wine industry doesn't see the value added to organic wine grapes in the same way that the food industry does. I have not yet seen that people will pay a premium price for organic grapes in wine."
Folio Enoteca & Winery is the smallest bonded winery in the
The sleek, spacious Oxbow Wine Merchant and Wine Bar has a wine bar, full cheese shop, and views of the
The Oxbow Public Market is part of a revitalization of the downtown area of the city of
For more information, visit http://www.oxbowpublicmarket.com.
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