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Wine Tasting Itinerary: Calistoga Cross Road

Monday, 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

Thursday, 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

Thursday, February 13th, 2014

Tasting Fee 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.

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: 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

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

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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.

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