Wine Tasting Itinerary: Calistoga Cross Road

March 24th, 2014

By Wine Country Staff
Tasting Fee Budget for the Day: $160 Per Couple.  To keep these kinds of offers, buy a bottle or three! Utilize our FREE Mobile App, WineCountry.com, to locate each stop and to see more itineraries. Want a more personalized and custom trip curated for you and your wine tasting party? Contact our Guest Services Department at 707.260.0721.

Is it possible to visit Napa Valley and Sonoma County in one day? Sure! This day is for the serious taster as well as one with a designated driver. Click here to see a list of Sightseeing/Driving operators. After exploring Sonoma, enjoy the scenery as you cross the Mayacamas range to visit two more wineries in Napa Valley. Taste Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon and many more varietals today!

Sonoma-Cutrer Vineyards, 4401 Slusser Road, Windsor, CA 95492, (707) 237-3489

Sonoma Cutret Vineyards

 

 

 

 

  • $20 Per Couple – Basic Tasting
  • Show the WineCountry.com Mobile App for 10% off of purchases and special offers on your tasting
  • 10AM – Allow One Hour
  • Reservations Required – open Thursday – Monday only
  • Directions to Next Stop: (Allow 7 minutes for travel) L on River Rd for 3.2 mi., L on Fulton Rd for .7 mi. to KJWC on the L

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Wine Tasting Itinerary: Views of Napa Valley on the Silverado Trail

February 13th, 2014

By Wine Country Staff
Tasting Fee and Event Budget for the Day: $300   Per Couple. To keep these kinds of offers, buy a bottle or three! Utilize our FREE Mobile App, WineCountry.com, to locate each stop and to see more itineraries. Want a more personalized and custom trip curated for you and your wine tasting party? Contact our Guest Services Department at 707.260.0721.

Traveling north on the Silverado Trail in Napa Valley, you are flanked by the Mayacamas Range to the west and the Vaca Mountains to the east. You will have views from different elevations of the valley floor and the Mayacamas Mountains. Three family-owned and sustainably farmed wineries of Napa Valley will be enjoyed on this relaxed-paced day of wine tasting.

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Rutherford Ranch Winery, Napa Valley

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Napa Valley Wine Tasting Itinerary: Big Napa Cabs

February 13th, 2014

Tasting Fee Budget for the Day: $300 Per Couple.

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If you love “Big Napa Cabs”, then this is the itinerary for you. Enjoy a leisure morning and brunch before you begin your journey in Northern Napa Valley at the historic Chateau Montelena, where the fame of the area all began. Chateau Montelena is owned and operated by the Jim Barrett families. Another Napa family who has brought acclaim to the region is the Staglin Family Vineyard. Garen Staglin and his family own and operate, as well as give attention-to-detail to their fine wines. Each wine has it’s own personality and distinctive flavors. Get to know the families and their philosophy of making Cabernet Sauvignon in Napa Valley.

Chateau Montelena, Napa Valley Winery

Chateau Montelena Winery, Napa Valley

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Wine Tasting Itinerary: Chocolate and Wine Pairings in Napa Valley

February 10th, 2014

By Wine Country Staff

iStock_000017339478Small_rosesChocolateWine_300x400Tasting Fee and Event Budget for the Day: $180 Per Couple. To keep these kinds of offers, buy a bottle or three! Utilize our FREE Mobile App, WineCountry.com, to locate each stop and to see more itineraries. Want a more personalized and custom trip curated for you and your wine tasting party? Contact our Guest Services Department at 707.260.0721 or email guestservices@winecountry.com.

Romance, chocolate and wine all in one place… the fabulous Napa Valley! Year round you can visit Rutherford Ranch Winery and Hess Collection to experience wine tasting that has been brought to a new and delicious level with chocolate! This educational experience allows guests to sweeten up their vacation! You’ve heard of wine and food pairings, but you MUST experience it this way. These wineries are ahead of the chocolate-y curve. The creative flavors in the chocolate enhance the wines for the “chocoholic” in all of us.

 

 

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Wine Tasting Itinerary: Crossing the Oakville Grade: Glen Ellen to Napa

May 16th, 2013

By Wine Country Staff
Tasting Fee Budget for the Day: $195 Per Couple.

To keep these kinds of offers, buy a bottle or three! Download our FREE Mobile App, WineCountry.com, to locate each stop and to see more itineraries! (*Please let the staff know that you were referred by WineCountry.com.)  Want a more personalized and custom trip curated for you and your wine tasting party? Contact our Guest Services Department at 707.260.0721.

Benziger Family Winery, 1883 London Ranch Road, Glen Ellen, CA 95442, (707) 935-3000

Benziger Family Winery, Sonoma County, CA

  • $80 Per Couple – Partners Estate Wine Tour & Tasting – in-depth tour (with caves)
  • 11:15AM – Allow twoHours with tour
  • Reservation Required for the tour
  • Directions to Next Stop: R on Lillis Rd, first L on London Ranch Rd for .8 mi., straight on Arnold Dr for 1 mi., R on CA 12 for 1.1 mi., L on Babb Lane

Lunch suggestion: Glen Ellen Inn Oyster Grill & Martini Bar, 13670 Arnold Drive Glen Ellen, CA

Arrowood Vineyard & Winery, 14347 Sonoma Highway, Glen Ellen, CA 95442, (707) 935-2600

Arrowood Vineyards & Winery, Sonoma County

  • $15 Per Couple with 2 for 1 offer with WineCountry.com mobile App – Signature Tasting and 10% off purchases
  • 1:30PM – Allow One Hour or more to relax and enjoy wines by the glass!
  • No Reservations Required – Allow 30 minutes for travel time
  • Directions to Next Stop: R on CA 12 for 1.7 mi., R on Trinity Rd for 2.9 mi., straight on Dry Creek Rd for 2.8 mi., slight L on Oakville Grade Rd for 3.2 mi., R on Hwy 29 for 3.3 mi., Exit at Yountville and R on CA Drive

Robert Mondavi Winery, 7801 St. Helena Hwy, Oakville, CA 94562, (707) 968-2000
Robert Mondavi in Napa Valley, CA

  • $45 Per Couple – 2 for 1 offer with WineCountry.com mobile App, Pairing Wine & Artisanal Cheese Tasting
  • 3:30PM – Allow 2 Hours
  • Reservation Required for the Wine & Cheese Tasting

Dinner Suggestions in Napa Valley:      
Casual: VINeleven Restaurant & Bar, (707) 253-8600 in Napa, CA
Make Reservations for: La Toque, (707) 257-5157 in Napa, CA
Dinner Suggestions in Sonoma County:
Casual: Glen Ellen Inn Oyster Grill & Martini Bar, 13670 Arnold Drive Glen Ellen
Make Reservations for: Saddles Steakhouse, (707) 933-3191 in Sonoma, CA

 

Napa Valley Lodging Suggestions:      
Value: Holiday Inn Express & Suites, (707) 552-8100 in Amer. Canyon
Boutique: Rancho Caymus Inn, (707) 963-1777 in Rutherford, CA
Hotel/Resort: Napa River Inn, (707) 251-8500 in Napa, CA
Sonoma County Lodging Suggestions:
Value: Olea Hotel, (707) 966-5131 in Glen Ellen, CA
Boutique: Hope-Merrill House, (707) 857-3356 in Geyserville, CA
Hotel/Resort: Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn, (707) 938-9000 in Sonoma, CA
Vacation Home: Russian River Vacation Homes, (707) 869-9030 in Guerneville, CA

 

Use a Designated Driver, always! We encourage responsible drinking! It is illegal to operate a motor vehicle at or above .08 BAC in the state of CA. WineCountry.com’s free itineraries are sponsored by our Partners. We do our best to keep all information current. If you find a problem with an itinerary, please email customerservice@winecountry.com. Thank you. Last reviewed 5/15/2013. Copyright WineCountry.com.

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