V. Sattui Winery, St. Helena: Thousands of wine travel enthusiasts stop each
month to relax on the tree shaded winery grounds, bring their dogs, taste wine
and shop at the deli. This winery boasts a large gourmet deli & cheese board,
gift shop, barrel aging cellars, museum & beautiful outdoor picnic area.
3. Artesa Winery, Carneros: Guests
reach Artesa Winery by sweeping up a staircase bordered by cascading
waterfalls. The stairs ascend past beautiful fountains, reflecting
pools and sculpture. At the top, be struck by the panoramic vistas
of Napa Valley, Carneros and the San Francisco Bay. A catered
champagne tasting and hors'deurves with the winery's infamous artist Gordon
Huether awaits you in the WineCountry.com Exclusive Experience.
Franciscan Winery, Oakville: Look for the flowing fountain
stands in front of Franciscan's winery property in Oakville, Napa
wine in the sun-lit tasting room, or step outside and relax in
the shade on the patio. We recommend to grab a gourmet sandwich
with brie or goat cheese at the infamous nearby Oakville Grocery.
5. Gloria Ferrer Champagne Caves: Take
in the awe-inspiring views as you enjoy a glass of wine on our
Vista Terrace. Regardless of the season you'll find the ambiance
is welcoming, gracious and unhurried. Cheese goodies are sold inside
the tasting room to pair with your bubbly.
Ledson Winery, Sonoma Valley: Ledson Winery invites guests to taste at one
of six beautifully appointed tasting bars, stock up on local artisan foods at
marketplace and enjoy the vineyard and mountain views while picnicking in
the shade of the century-old, heritage oak trees. The Marketplace offers
an extensive selection of locally produced gourmet items including condiments,
oils, jams, tapanades and artisan cheeses. One whiff and you'll be hooked on
the fresh baked breads and desserts.
EOS Estate Winery, San Luis Obispo: The EOS Estate Winery in San Luis Obispo
features a beautiful 6,000 square foot Mediterranean Marketplace.Stroll
through the rose garden or enjoy a glass of fine wine in the spacious picnic
area set among classical Italian architecture. The winery and Mediterranean Marketplace
are open daily between 10am and 5pm.
J Vineyards, Sonoma:
The J Vineyards Bubble Room offers a sampling of J's older vintages
and small production wines paired with culinary delights. The WineCountry.com
Exclusive Experience with Hotel Healdsburg offers you this VIP sparkling treatment.
Domaine Chandon, Yountville: Domain Chandon's chic Tasting Salon presents
sparkling wine-friendly appetizers like smoked salmon, artisan cheeses, duck
pâté, or marinated olives. Inside view stunning artwork while tasting the sparkling
varieties or step outside to the sun-drenched deck to enjoy your gourmet treats
with a glass or two.
10. Goosecross Cellars, Napa Valley: Spend an unforgettable afternoon with Sherry Page, of Culinary Getaways, and Napa Valley's family winery Goosecross Cellars. Savor a delectable multi-course meal paired with the distinctive wines of Goosecross Cellars. Plus tour the beautiful grounds and vineyards of Goosecross following the luncheon events in this Exclusive Experience on WineCountry.com.