Bespoke Collection
Founder Michael Polenske and President Paul Leary
Founder Michael Polenske and President Paul Leary

Led by Founder Michael Polenske and President Paul Leary, the current Bespoke Collection portfolio includes Blackbird Vineyards, ÆRENA Galleries & Gardens, and Recuerdo Wines.

  • Wine Portfolio

    WINE PORTFOLIO

    Currently offering bottlings from Blackbird Vineyards, Ma(i)sonry Napa Valley, and Recuerdo Wines. For further information, please email or call (707) 603-8768.

    TASTINGS

  • Art & Sculpture

    ART & SCULPTURE

    Our galleries show the work of emerging, mid-career and established artists, offering a great range and selection of styles and media.

    ARTIST SHOWCASE

  • Design & Furnishings

    DESIGN & FURNISHINGS

    ÆRENA carries vintage pieces by Eames, Louis Vuitton and Bertoia among other distinguished design collections. View and acquire on 1stdibs.com.

    1st DIBS

Guests are welcome to peruse the seasonally rotating art collections seven days a week at ÆRENA's three gallery locations. Tours of the gardens are by appointment only.

  • Mendoza Dining

    CUSTOMIZED TRAVEL IN NAPA VALLEY & ARGENTINA

    The Bespoke Collection invites clients to participate in customized travel experiences in Napa Valley and Argentina through our dual-hemisphere offerings. Please contact us for more information.

    If you're heading to Napa, please enjoy our Napa Valley Insider's Guide.

    Host a Portfolio Road Show

    Connect with our private client advisor who will pour a customized selection of limited-production wines for your friends, family, and colleagues to enjoy at the locale of your choice.

    Escape to Mendoza, Argentina

    Meet the Southern Hemisphere team behind Recuerdo Wines by visiting The Vines of Mendoza's luxurious Resort & Spa.

  • Experiences for Business

    CUSTOMIZED WINE PROGRAMS & EXPERIENCES FOR BUSINESS

    The Bespoke Collection hosts events in Napa Valley and your locale. We have worked with internationally renowned partners, including CHANEL, Lexus, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, Mercedes-Benz, San Francisco 49ers, Stella McCartney, Chopard, Soho House, The Napa Valley Reserve, and Thomas Keller Restaurant Group, to name a few. Additionally, we have raised over $3 million since our inception through support of local and national charitable organizations.

    Please contact us for further information on how Bespoke Collection can create customized wine programs, experiences, and gifting opportunities to enhance your company culture and business relationships.

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  • PERENNIAL

    Kate Salenfriend
    April 1 - 30, 2016

    Arts in April Artist Talks
    April 9th and 23rd at 1:30pm | 1354 Main Street, St. Helena
    April 16th at 1:30pm | 115 Plaza Street, Healdsburg

    Join us throughout the month of April for Perennial as we take a glistening stroll through the most recent body of work by wine country's revered artist, Kate Salenfriend.

    Follow her at dusk or dawn, as she takes you on a tour across a visual escape through the rows of olive trees swathed in fog, that make up early mornings and twilights in the Napa and Sonoma Valleys.

    Inspired by the scarcely known landscape works of one of her most admired predecessors, Gustav Klimt, Salenfriend's interpretations seize the mood and atmospheric aspect of a walk in wine country, leaving the viewer with an ethereal and inspiringly beautiful remembrance of time spent in the valley.

    Her depiction of light, bent by the mist and movement on the leaves of the trees from a gentle breeze, is depicted through techniques that utilize copper leafing and minute brush strokes that wash over the entire scene. In this body of work, Salenfriend instantly transports us to one of the most beautiful places on earth. Contact your art consultant today to reserve a space at one of the artist talks on April 9th, 16th, or 23rd at 1:30pm paired with a glass of Blackbird Vineyards Rosé, or to discuss acquisition or obtain a complete collections list. Visit us at all of our locations throughout the month of April, including our newest gallery and showroom located at 6795 Washington Street in Yountville to view these luminous works.

    Salenfriend's works have been exhibited or acquired by Francis Ford Coppola Winery, (formerly Chateau Souverain), the Getty Family Trust, Darioush, Skipstone Ranch, Bouchaine Vineyards, as part of the art collection of the new Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, and in many important private collections throughout the country.

    "There is little use for the being whose tepid soul knows nothing of great and generous emotion..."Theodore Roosevelt, Citizenship in a Republic
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  • BESPOKE MEMBERSHIP

    Account Updates

    To edit your membership information, including credit card, address, or membership-upgrades, please contact Membership Leader Katelyn Dickenson by email or call (707) 603-8770. All changes are required at least one week before member-shipment processing. A reminder email will always precede an upcoming shipment, providing you ample time to make updates. It is your responsibility to update relevant information to ensure a proper, timely delivery. To avoid delayed and potentially returned shipments, we request you make every attempt to ship to a business address so that the wines can be signed for upon delivery.

    Bespoke Collection will not be responsible for shipping charges incurred due to misdirected wines and reserves the right to charge any additional fees resulting from any misdirected wines.

    Customization

    BlackMail and Recollection Memberships are completely customizable. Minimum bottle quantities apply, varied by wine selection.

    Note: All custom changes must be requested at least two weeks prior to an upcoming shipment. Any changes made within two weeks of an upcoming shipment will take effect in the following shipment.

    Ensuring Proper Delivery

    Adult signatures are required for all wine shipments from Bespoke Collection. We recommend shipping to a business address to ensure successful delivery. Alcoholic beverages may be sold and delivered only to persons who are at least 21 years of age.

    Will Call

    Unfortunately, at this time we are unable to offer will call services.

    Cancellation

    Membership is ongoing and may be cancelled after receiving your second shipment and with a 15-day notice via email, phone or in person. If a wine shipment is scheduled within the 15-day period of cancellation, it will be processed and shipped as your final shipment.

  • BESPOKE BENEFITS

    The Bespoke Collection is pleased to reward you through "Bespoke Benefits." In appreciation for being a client of Blackbird Vineyards, ÆRENA Galleries & Gardens, and Recuerdo Wines, you are automatically enrolled in the Benefits program. With your purchases of wine, art or design, or enrollment in any of our membership programs, you will automatically earn points to redeem for one-of-a-kind experiences in the Napa Valley; Mendoza, Argentina; or in your locale. Bespoke Benefits are acquired when you make a purchase in person, via phone or email, or through our online stores: Buy, Buy Blackbird, ÆRENA Galleries & Gardens, and Recuerdo Store.

    Frequently Asked Questions


    Updates to the Bespoke Benefits Program

    As you may know, Ma(i)sonry Napa Valley is no longer a part of Bespoke Collection portfolio of brands. Ma(i)sonry has and will continue to provide the same unique lifestyle experiences and wine offerings to clients at their Yountville location, while setting the stage for new opportunities to bring Ma(i)sonry closer to you and introducing additional wine selections for your enjoyment.

    Bespoke Collection has a number of exciting projects underway and will continue to craft some of your favorite wines from Blackbird Vineyards and Recuerdo Wines, while curating the art, sculptures, and one-of-a-kind objets d'art and antiques for which ÆRENA Galleries & Gardens is known.

    Due to this shift in ownership and the evolution of the two businesses, there will be some changes to the Bespoke Benefits loyalty program. You now have two sets of benefit points to enjoy and accrue based on the sale brand. Both sets of points can be combined and used toward experiences in Napa Valley, Argentina, or in your locale. However, Ma(i)sonry purchases will no longer accrue points after October 31, 2015 and existing Ma(i)sonry points, unless redeemed for experiences, will expire 12 months from the date of last purchase or October 31, 2016, whichever comes first.

    The Bespoke Benefits loyalty program will continue as usual, accruing points for Blackbird Vineyards, Recuerdo Wines, and ÆRENA Galleries & Gardens purchases. Keep in mind that these points will begin to expire on October 31, 2015 if the date of your last purchase is greater than 12 months, but this can be offset simply by purchasing wine or art. We hope you enjoy this program and also look forward to the new Bespoke Rewards that will be available in the near future.

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