Savor The Stunning Summer Solstice in Napa Valley Enjoying Access To Gastronomic And Wine Venues Found Only In Cloistered Kitchens, Vineyards, Wineries, And Caves.
An exceptionally curated journey to Napa Valley during on the Summer Solstice. We have created a magical experience for you at venues known only to the well-connected local wine and culinary aficionados. Enjoy access to gastronomic and wine venues found only in cloistered kitchens, vineyards, wineries, and caves while celebrating the coming of warmer days and sunshine.
Sunny Days, Stunning Green Vineyards and Beauty Everywhere
Wine and Culinary Immersion
Join Us On A Rare Culinary and Wine Journey Through Napa Valley's Secret Enclaves and Enchanting Private Estates
Savor Exclusive Access to the Hidden Charm of Napa Valley's Finest Experiences
As summer days turn longer and warmer, it's the perfect time to come to Napa Valley to delight in exceptional, private experiences where we will ply you with the best local, small production estate wines, gourmet meals prepared to compliment the wines and cooking instructions in the best kitchens in the Valley. Join this specially curated journey discovering what the locals and insiders love about Napa Valley during summer growing season with its glorious sunsets over lush vineyards. Delectable food and wine produced by award-winning chefs and winemakers, served in the most stunning settings imaginable; this is the Napa you will find on this quintessential Summer Solstice journey. Indulge your senses in luxury experiences with insider only access to private homes, stunning wineries, kitchens and culinary temples.
While every one of our journeys is unique, your Summer Solstice Journey will include:
- Access to gated, hidden locations
- Exclusive tastings at stunning small production wineries
- All local transportation by luxury liveried vehicles
- Cooking classes in expertly-equipped gourmet kitchens
- Multi-course dinners at private estates, caves, chef's homes or other treasured locations paired with estate and reserve wines
- Sumptuous lunches including reserve and library wines
- Reserve and estate wine tasting daily at stunning, secluded locations
- All estate and reserve wine with meals
- Interaction with chefs, winemakers, vintners, and culinary luminaries
- Signature basket filled with local, handmade goods and cooking items
Your Stunning Summer Solstice Journey Example Itinerary
Enjoy access to gastronomic and wine venues found only behind hidden gates doors while you enjoy the unique beauty of wildflower season in Napa Valley. We will ply you with the ultimate wines at private tastings at vineyards and in caves paired perfectly with food chosen and created by acclaimed chefs and our own Chef Barbara Alexander.
- Arrive on Friday and settle into your hotel *
- After you are settled in, be whisked away to a welcome party at a distinctive epicurean temple where you will taste freshly prepared, locally-inspired food.The sommelier choses the perfect wines to pair with each dish.
- After this incredible evening, you will be transported back to your hotel and ready for a peaceful night.
- After breakfast at your hotel, you will be transported to a local culinary farm to see what’s growing and learn about the soil and weather that allow year-round harvesting of fruits and vegetables.
- Next, a trip to the market to see and taste the best of the local growers, and makers
- Our first cooking instructions takes us to a world-class kitchen taught by highly-acclaimed chefs
- Our labor of love will be served and paired with specially hand-selected wines from small production, superior wineries
- After a short drive, we will visit a secluded winery for a private tour, and wine tasting in the caves, vineyard or farmhouse
- The late afternoon will be spent relaxing at a special place with an expertly prepared wine and cheese pairing
- Once refreshed, we will be taken to a fabulous secret location where dinner will be a meticulously prepared multiple course extravaganza, paired with excellent wines, and served in a candlelit setting.
- After dinner, you will return to your hotel to spend the night regenerating for tomorrow.
- Our day begins with a journey to an amazing kitchen where we will prepare a sumptuous brunch with our culinary expert and guide, renowned Chef, Barb Alexander. Barb has taught thousands of chefs over the last 17 years, after a successful career in restaurants across the globe.
- A multi-course menu will be taught, and lovely printed recipes will be yours to take home.
- We will enjoy the fruits of our labor in a vineyard setting with spectacular views of the surrounding terrain.
- Our afternoon will be spent at a family owned winery tasting some of the best wines available anywhere.We get intimate with their vineyard, taste wines straight from the barrels and even get to blend our own.
- Early evening we will travel to a very luxurious estate to relax with wine from the private vineyard.The wine will be served with bites as we enjoy the sunset over the gardens, vineyards and mountains.
- After our full day, you will be delivered to your hotel and our journey ends or opt to extend your stay.