At first glance, the Aloe Vera looks as though it would belong to the Agave or Cactus family of plants, but in fact the Aloe is a Lily. A beautiful emerald succulent that thrives on California’s rich soil, fresh water springs, and a year round temperate climate. Many of us too, thrive under these conditions.

At first glance, the Aloe Vera looks as though it would belong to the Agave or Cactus family of plants, but in fact the Aloe is a Lily. A beautiful emerald succulent that thrives on California’s rich soil, fresh water springs, and a year round temperate climate. Many of us too, thrive under these conditions.

95% water and 5% heaven. No fruit better represents the refreshing tranquility and simple beauty that is California. Growing on a farm on a hot summer day, the core of the cucumber is 20 degrees cooler than the outside temperature, yet you would never know it...

95% water and 5% heaven. No fruit better represents the refreshing tranquility and simple beauty that is California. Growing on a farm on a hot summer day, the core of the cucumber is 20 degrees cooler than the outside temperature, yet you would never know it...

The Water of Life, or in fancy terms - Unaged Brandy, comes from the fruit of the same vineyards we cultivate for California’s award-winning wine portfolio. 

The Water of Life, or in fancy terms - Unaged Brandy, comes from the fruit of the same vineyards we cultivate for California’s award-winning wine portfolio. 

Lemons were first grown as ornamental plants to beautify the homestead, and it wasn’t until 15th century Europe that people began to appreciate this gift for its culinary value. 

Lemons were first grown as ornamental plants to beautify the homestead, and it wasn’t until 15th century Europe that people began to appreciate this gift for its culinary value. 

Muskmelon is as American as America itself, in that it was a fond delicacy of the first colonies to arrive in Virginia and Massachusetts. The seeds quickly spread west through the Native American trade, and north from Central America through Spanish expansion. By 1683, California had welcomed the fragrant heirloom into its agricultural corpus, and today it holds reign as the Muskmelon capital of the United States.

Muskmelon is as American as America itself, in that it was a fond delicacy of the first colonies to arrive in Virginia and Massachusetts. The seeds quickly spread west through the Native American trade, and north from Central America through Spanish expansion. By 1683, California had welcomed the fragrant heirloom into its agricultural corpus, and today it holds reign as the Muskmelon capital of the United States.

Mint is a native to California, but it wasn’t until the popularity of the chewing gum industry in the 1890’s that the Spearmint varietal became a widely known herb in North America. It was named after the classic “spear” shaped leaves, and the root word “menthe” from mythological origin. 

Mint is a native to California, but it wasn’t until the popularity of the chewing gum industry in the 1890’s that the Spearmint varietal became a widely known herb in North America. It was named after the classic “spear” shaped leaves, and the root word “menthe” from mythological origin. 

A cocktail is “composed of spirits of any kind, sugar, water and bitters” according to the The Balance and Columbian Repository newspaper dated May 13, 1806 in Hudson, New York...The birth of the cocktail. Without sugar, the cocktail would have just been bitter watered down alcohol.

The Yosemite area of California is home to some of the best tasting natural spring water you can find, in one of the most beautiful environments you can experience. It was only fitting to finish Chareau.