A Food And Wine Lover’s Heaven

6 Days & 5 Nights

Sonoma Valley - Napa Valley

Biking to local bakers and artisan cheese makers, meeting with creators of some of the best wines in North America, and trying their produce. Simply the best way to experience Napa Valley and Sonoma County.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival

Upon your arrival at San Francisco International Airport, your driver will be waiting to whisk you away in a luxury SUV to your luxury Sonoma Valley property.

The rest of the day is yours to relax and enjoy your new surroundings in the heart of Sonoma Valley.

Overnight at Farmhouse Inn, Restaurant & Spa

Day 2: Biking Sonoma

This morning, your private guide will meet you after breakfast at your hotel.Spend a few minutes getting fitted to your comfortable hybrid bikes you learn the rules of the road.

Pedal over gently rolling hills, through luscious vineyards until you reach your first Sonoma Valley winery. Enjoy a tasting of award winning wines while overlooking a stunning landscape. Hop back on your bike and follow your expert guide to your next stop, where you will experience and understand the details behind wine production.

Enjoy an expertly crafted, gourmet picnic that includes salads, fish, meats, cheeses, desserts and more! After fuelling, pedal on to the next winery, where you will have a sampling of some truly amazing Pinots. The tastings on this tour can be customized to your personal palette! Your scenic biking adventure will conclude around 4pm, when you will be guided back to your starting point.

Overnight at Farmhouse Inn, Restaurant & Spa

Day 3: Sonoma Food And Off To Napa

Today, embark on an authentic culinary adventure as you sample and learn about Sonoma’s unique food culture. Enjoy delicious flavors, hear local history, witness sustainable agriculture and artisan food production, all while supporting local family farms. After breakfast, your expert guide will drive you to Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Company, a family-run farm producing artisanal products. Explore the farm on a private tour before trying a few of their renowned cheeses! After, enjoy a full catered lunch.

Once lunch is finished, head to Heidrun Meadery for a tour of their stunning grounds. It is here that some of California’s most delicious honey is produced. Have a taste of the honey wine that makes the Meadery famous. After your sweet-tooth is satisfied, move on to your next stop at an oyster farm in Marshall, Hog Island Oyster Company. Check out the facilities with your guide and slurp a few, incredibly fresh oysters from their shells!

After the day over, your car and driver will take you over to Napa Valley where you will check in to you hotel for the next three night, the delightful Meadowood Napa Valley.

Overnight at Meadowood Napa Valley

Day 4: Classical Napa Wine Country

After breakfast, your chauffeur will pick you up from your hotel and take you to Napa wine country!

Your first stop will be at a world-famous winery. Learn about the history of winemaking in California and share in their philosophy of integrating wine, food, and the arts into gracious living. Experience a private tour and tasting.

At noon, you will head to your second vineyard. There, experience a private tasting followed by a gourmet Napa-style picnic lunch paired with wine. At your final winery of the day, enjoy a private food and wine pairing before being whisked back to your hotel.

In the evening, let us make reservations for you at one of Napa’s Michelin-star restaurants.

Overnight at Meadowood Napa Valley

Day 5: Chocolate Adventure

Napa Valley might be known the world over for its fantastic wines, but did you know quality chocolate is produced here too?

This afternoon, you will enjoy a Willy Wonka inspired adventure during a private tour the Kollar Chocolate factory! Meet with the chocolatier, well known for an artistic approach to chocolate making and innovative combinations of flavor. Watch exactly how the chocolate treats, ranging from truffle to bark, are sourced and produced. Marvel at the mind of this artist as he mixes tastes like saffron and poppy, or fallen and pollen, and incorporates them into his confections. Taste and evaluate cacao, using his methods to find your favorite flavor! For those with a sweet tooth, and even those without, this is an unforgettable experience.

End your wine country experience with a cooking class. Let your expert chef, trained by French master chefs and apprenticed with the former White House pastry chef, teach you the essentials of whipping up a culinary masterpiece. No matter your cooking experience, they will show you the ins and outs of the kitchen, using fresh, local ingredients. From chopping to sautéing, she will lead you on a private culinary adventure from appetizer to dessert. Work with ingredients like steak, figs, kale, and various fruit to prepare gourmet, mouth-watering dishes that you can recreate in your own kitchen!

Overnight at Meadowood Napa Valley

Day 6: Departure

After you check out of your hotel, a luxury SUV will pick you up to take you to SFO airport in time for your flight home.