Gabrielle Collection taste +

In pursuit of a ‘life well lived’, creating an environment fastened to the earth lies at the heart of Gabrielle Collection taste +.

“Everything relates back to our philosophy,” expressed Gabrielle Leonhard O’Connell, Proprietor   of   Gabrielle   Collection taste + in downtown Napa and winemaker for O’Connell Family Wines. “We have farmed our Napa Valley O’Connell Vineyard Estate organically since 2000 and sustainably since 1990. It’s a mindset of how you live your life minute to minute. We are excited to share our collection of Napa grown and made products and gifts from that point of view and feel our gifts have a message. Natural luxury is the best luxury.” Perfect for this holiday season and year around.

Stewards of the Dry Creek rivershed in Napa Valley, Gabrielle and husband, Wayne O’Connell, have cultivated  a lifestyle showcasing the biodiversity of their estate through their culinary, wine,

spa, home, and pooch products. “Our Napa Valley O’Connell Family Vineyard Estate lavender is the key ingredient of our luxury, botanical based products,” explained Leonhard O’Connell. “Its naturally antiseptic, antifungal and antioxidant attributes contribute to a healthy daily lifestyle free of toxic chemicals, while enjoying refreshing aromas.”


The O’Connell Family Vineyard Estate’s certified organic Lavender field is the not only the backbone of their biodiverse growing environment to keeping the estate gardens naturally healthy, it is also the backbone GC Napa Valley Spa body & bath products to naturally enhance well-being.


Providing the same calming and healing characteristics for dogs as humans, lavender is the central ingredient for the pampered Pooch products from a calming oil for the traveling dogs, to a shampoo.


The Home line includes non-toxic products for aromatic kitchen and bath cleaning and air freshening to promote a healthy home.


The Culinary selections consist of ingredients from the estate olive grove, lavender field, herb garden, citrus and fruit orchard. The products include herbs, honey and sugar, olive oil, vinegar, rubs, sea salt and pepper  and cocktail rim seasonings. Perfect for the home chef.


A dedicated gift concierge collaborates with customers to select the perfect gift from the GC Napa Valley  product portfolio or create  a custom solution.

“You provide the gift requirements, we provide gift solutions. We make gift giving creative and fun,” said Leonhard O’Connell. Whether it is wine from their O’Connell Family Wines exclusive portfolio including the Gabrielle Collection Cabernets, or Pietro Family Cellars award winning white wines, the esteemed O’Connell Family  Vineyards or themed wine and food gifts  combining GC Napa Valley with paired wine such  as the Napa BBQ Essentials package, the gift concierge program offers unique gifts for both personal and business giving.

“Our goal is to provide an authentic Napa Valley grown and produced gift that is socially responsible,” said Leonhard O’Connell. “It is important to us that quality and thoughtfulness go behind every gift we offer.”


Article By: Valerie Owens