"The Joshua Tree Party House Where Olive Oil is the Drink of Choice"

This past April, we opened up the doors to our newly remodeled Joshua Tree homestead cabin to host a group of desert friends and the staff of Bon Appetit Magazine for a weekend long party. We had just finished building the outdoor kitchen, a big handmade wood burning grill set up. We took everyone for cocktail hike into the boulders behind our home, a dip in the best cowboy pool in the high desert, and back in time for sunset supper. Most of the meal was cooked over the fire, heavy handed on the W.V. olive oil.  And Leslie Stevens serenaded us around the firepit after dinner in the glow of the bronco headlights.  THE MENU  the rosy boa, a tequila cocktail...

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High Desert to Harajuku

  We're packing up olive oil & heading to Tokyo this week to cook and host a weekend event with our friend Yuri of Eatrip Restaurant.  There will be a breakfast menu both Saturday and Sunday 8-10 am with a special dinner on Sunday night 4-8pm all featuring Wonder Valley Olive Oil. If you are in Tokyo this weekend, come join us.      Sunday Evening Menu:  Sardines marinated with olive oil, pepper and konatsu avocado & ricotta with pistachio sauce and olive oil smoked bonito with grilled spring onion paired with a cocktail or glass of wine       1F - 6 - 31 - 10 Jingumae Shibuya - ku Tokyo Japan To reserve, call 03-3409-4002             images by Aya Brackett for...

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AN INTERVIEW with CARL AUBÖCK IV

  A couple of years back we were lucky enough to meet Carl and curate a show of his  photography featuring a road trip he had taken around American in the mid 1970s, and a friendship emerged from the experience. Carl carries the long family tradition of unique and handmade craft out of the same Vienna workshop ever since his grandfather, Carl Auböck II, left the Bauhaus school and started making the iconic brass works back in 1926. We find the Auböck design approach, which marries function with beauty and humor, to perfectly exemplify our philosophy of Grandeur in Simplified Living.  Last month we had a conversation with Carl and are honored to have him as our first interview for our new bulletin. Enjoy… ...

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Welcome to Wonder Valley

Here, on our Bulletin board, an entirely new content section, you’ll find interviews and stories from those who inspire us, updates from goings on at Wonder Valley, and of course playlists featuring songs we keep on heavy rotation out here in the high desert. Please enjoy this mix to wet your whistle in celebration of all the good things coming on down the line.

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