Andaz Napa Mercantile Terrace features Performances of Local Musicians this Summer

By Rely Pio Roda
Images by Tubay Yabut Photography

Andaz  Hotel in Napa, California , a boutique hotel brand bearing the Hyatt name recently opened their Mercantile Terrace to the public last week in conjunction with the launch of the Andaz Artist Program Series.  Approximately two-hundred guests of the who’s who in the Bay area and beyond attended the event, including the lovely and amiable Mayor of the City of Napa, Ms. Jill Techel.

Among the Andaz artists present during the opening celebration and who performed to the great delight of the invited guests, were:  Sam Johnson, John Vicino and last but not least, Jessie Bridges, who are all musicians, singers and songwriters in their own right.  They will be providing LIVE MUSIC weekly at the Mercantile Social and Mercantile Terrace inside  Andaz Napa.

Also present during the evening’s festivities were some executives from other Hyatt hotels in the area and beyond, to welcome the VIP guests and lend support and best wishes to local Andaz Napa General Manager, Mr. Greg Nomura, and Mr. Aaron Feeney, Director of Sales and Catering , who were all busy entertaining the guests.    In the hotel’s kitchen and dishing out some lovely food bites is the hotel’s Executive Chef, Sarah Linkenheil.

Andaz Napa, located in the lively “West End” district of downtown Napa, California has 141 elegant rooms and suites featuring hickory hardwood floors, Eastern White marble bathrooms, with walk-in shower and rainfall shower heads.  While touring the facility, the hotel management tells us, “the hotel embodies the art of living well infusing local authentic experiences, “Agri-Chic” design, and the highest levels of service”.   “The guests are provided complimentary wireless internet, non-alcoholic beverages, snacks and local phone calls.  Complimentary evening wine tasting while listening to the music of the Andaz artists.”   Seen pouring their own wines that evening  during the opening day festivities of the Mercantile Terrace are William Hill Estate Winery and Reynolds Family Winery.

Andaz Napa is located at 1450 First Street, Napa, Ca. 94559.

A native of Napa for over 22 years, Rely Pio Roda has established a name for himself locally because of his auction business experience and a combined 35 years of auctioneering service experience. Rely and his team have successfully raised funds for organizations like Napa Valley Opera House, Napa High School, Yountville Elementary School, Napa Emergency Women’s Services, Napa Valley Education Foundation, Napa Grape Growers Association, Queen of the Valley Hospital and Napa Humane Society to name a few. He is also a Director of the Benicia Chamber of Commerce and a Member of: National Auctioneers Association, Public Fleet Supervisors’ Association, Investment Recovery Association and San Francisco Mayor’s Sister City Committee for International Commerce and Cultural Exchange. Visit his website at