It was announced today that Scott Beattie, most known for his wine country cocktails focusing on local and seasonal ingredients, has joined the team at Meadowood in Napa Valley. The luxury resort is renowned for many things, including its 3 Michelin Star Restaurant at Meadowood.
Prior to joining Meadowood, Beattie managed the bar program at Goose & Gander and it quickly become one of wine country’s best cocktail programs under his tutelage. He has consulted for programs across the country and developed and led the cocktail program at Healdsburg’s Cyrus Restaurant as well. He is also well-known for his book Artisanal Cocktails: Drinks Inspired by the Seasons from the Bar at Cyrus.
At Meadowood, Beattie will serve as Beverage Director for the resort’s Estate Events program. According to the press release, “His initial focus will be on creating custom cocktails for weddings and other events drawing from his vast experience with craft spirits, seasonal produce and classic cocktails. In addition to reinvigorating the resort’s poolside libations and collection of croquet cocktails just in time for summer, Beattie will also lead spirits education and hands-on cocktail making classes on the property for interested private groups.”