Planning a trip to California’s most prestigious wine region can appear a daunting challenge, raising questions such as: How to get there? Where to stay? Which wineries to visit? And, what tours to take part in?
Opting for Napa Valley wine tasting packages provides visitors with a stress-free escape that avoids being overwhelmed by meticulous planning by simply letting someone else take care of the details.Typical wine tasting packages in Napa involve flights and accommodations accompanied by private guides, tours and tastings at hand selected wineries in the United States’ most famous wine country.
Nestled in the rolling hills of northern California, Napa and the neighbouring Sonoma Valley are internationally renowned for the quality of their wines – in particular Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel and Chardonnay. As well as acres upon acres of vineyards, the region is also home to numerous charming towns such as Yountville and St Helena, which are equally famed for their gastronomic excellence, and Calistoga where plentiful spas fuelled by natural springs that provide an oasis of calm and well-being treatments.Many Napa wine tasting packages can be customised to meet visitors’ exact requirements, whether they are travelling to the region as part of a family holiday, romantic escape or even corporate work event.
At Wine Paths, our local expert can organise exclusive hotel and wine tasting packages in Napa, ensuring every detail is taken care of so that you can relax and enjoy the matter at hand – sampling world class wines in the company of picturesque countryside.
There are around 450 wineries in Napa Valley alone, ranging from large, recognisable brands to small, boutique estates producing premium artisan wines, with most offering guided tours of their vineyards and cellars before sampling the wares.Napa Valley wine tasting packages can decide on the best wineries to visit according to your specific tastes. These range from VIP services that involve being chauffeured between high-class vineyards by limousine to exploring the region on the famous Napa Wine Train or even taking to the skies for stunning views from a hot air balloon or private plane – the opportunities are almost endless.The region is also renowned for its culinary expertise – there are more than 24 restaurants carrying at least one Michelin star, with two boasting three stars, as well as several eateries being established by celebrity chefs – and fine dining bookings can be made as part of Napa wine tasting packages.
Epicurean tours are also immensely popular, combining typical wine tastings with gourmet food pairings, three-course lunches and visits to olive groves or farmers’ markets to sample the region’s fresh natural produce.And there are few better ways to unwind after a taxing day’s wine tasting than by enjoying a treatment at one of the region’s exclusive spa resorts, which include on-site accommodation as part of your wine tasting in Napa Valley.Napa Valley also hosts a full calendar of events throughout the year that can be incorporated into your holiday package. These include the world’s largest charity wine auction, the annual Napa Film Festival held between November 8-12 and the BottleRock Napa Valley Music Festival (May 25-27).
If you are interested in Napa wine tasting packages, contact Wine Paths for more information and inspirational ideas before planning a bespoke trip with advice from our local expert.
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