Archive for May, 2013

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

Thursday, 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.

Wine Tasting Itinerary: Day Trip via the Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013
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By Wine Country Staff
Tasting Fee Budget for the Day: $85 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. Want a more personalized and custom trip curated for you and your wine tasting party? Contact our Guest Services Department at 707.260.0721.
Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards, 23555 Arnold Drive, Sonoma, CA 95476, (707) 996-7256
Gloria Ferrer Vineyards

 

 

 

 

  • $20 Per Couple – A Glass of Sparkling on the Patio
  • 10AM – Allow One Hour
  • No Reservation Required
  • Directions to Next Stop: L on Hwy 121, continue on CA 121 for 7.4 mi., sharp R on Duhig, Cuvaison on L

Cuvaison Estate Wines - Carneros1221 Duhig Road, Napa ,CA 94559
Cuvaison Estate Wines - Carneros, Napa Valley, CA

 

 

 

 

  • $40 Per Couple – Standard Tasting – Fee Waived with any wine purchase
  • 11:15 AM – Allow One Hour
  • Reservations Required
  • Directions to Next Stop: W on DuhigRd for 2 mi., L on Las Amigas Rd, Acacia on L

Acacia Vineyard, 2750 Las Amigas Road, Napa, CA 94558      707.226.9991
Acacia Vineyards, Napa Valley, CA

 

 

 

 

  • $15 Per Couple – Tasting Flight – 2 for 1 with WineCountry.com mobile App
  • 12:30 PM – Allow One Hour
  • Advanced Reservations Required
  • Directions to Next Stop:  W on Las Amigas Rd, R on Duhig Rd, L on Hwy 12 for 2.8 mi., Follow on to Napa Rd for 4.2 mi., R on Broadway, L on W Napa St., Community Cafe on the L.

Lunch at Community Café, (707) 938-7779, 875 West Napa Street, Sonoma, CA 95476

  • 2PM Enjoy lunch and wine tasting in one place!
  • Directions to Next Stop:  From West Napa Street, go W and turn R on Sonoma Hwy (Hwy 12), R on W Spain Street for .9 mi., L on First Street West. Walt Wines is on the right.

WALT Wines, 380 First Street W, Sonoma, CA 94576, (707) 933-4440

Walt Wines, Sonoma, CA

 

 

 

 

  • $10 Per Couple – Current Release Offer – 2 for 1 Tasting with bottle purchase and WineCountry.com mobile App
  • 3 PM – Allow One Hour
  • No Reservations Required

Dinner Suggestions:

Lodging Suggestions:

 

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 5/27/2013. Copyright WineCountry.com.

Wine Tasting Itinerary: Sparkling Gems

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

By Wine Country Staff
Tasting Fee Budget for the Day: $200 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.

For fans of bubbles! Visit the romantic sparkling producers of Sonoma and Napa. This is a fast-paced day of great views and wine. Be aware of the travel time between Domaine Carneros and Domaine Chandon. Remember that each of these wineries make a still wine too! As long as you make it to Mumm by 4:45 pm you can complete your day!

 

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Gloria Ferrer Sparkling Wine, Carneros

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Wine Tasting Itinerary: No Reservations Required – 6 or less people

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

By Wine Country Staff
Tasting Fee Budget for the Day: $110 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.

No Reservations Required means you can travel at a leisurely pace. Fun awaits you at each location, so don’t forget to seek out the next stop. The itinerary is a suggestion of timing. Feel free to linger at one location or another. If you are a part of a group larger than 6 people, please call for reservations.

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No Reservations Required in Napa Valley

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Wine Tasting Itinerary: Quick Day Trip to Napa

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

By Wine Country Staff
Tasting Fee Budget for the Day: $80 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.

This was created to be an easy access day when traveling into Napa Valley from San Francisco via I-80 to 37 to Hwy 29 and enjoyed at a very relaxed pace. Whether you are making a day trip or it is the first day of many in the valley, enjoy!  Spend the money you save on tasting fees on bottles of wine to take home. Please use the WineCountry.com Mobile App to receive these offers.

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Jamieson Ranch Winery, Napa Valley

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