Sip & Soar Through Napa Valley

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Hot Air Balloon Ride, Private Winery Tours & Tastings, Chauffeur, Meritage Resort and Spa 3-Night Stay with Airfare for 2 (3302-2)

This Experience Includes

  • Hot Air Balloon ride for 2 over Napa Valley, including Champagne breakfast
  • Private tour and wine tasting for 2 at Fontanella Family Winery in Napa
  • Private wine tasting for 2 at Jessup Cellars in Yountville, Napa Valley
  • 6 consecutive hours of chauffeured luxury sedan service
  • 3-night stay in a standard guest room at the Meritage Resort and Spa in Napa Valley
  • Round-trip coach class airfare for 2 from within the 48 contiguous U.S. to San Francisco or Oakland, CA
  • Winspire booking & concierge service

Hot Air Balloon Sunrise Ride (Napa)
Get ready for the ride of your life!  Launching at sunrise when the winds are light and the temperature is cool is an exhilarating experience. Peacefully float above the world famous Napa Valley taking in the magnificent sights of wineries surrounded by endless rows of vineyards and the majestic mountains surrounding the Valley. You will be welcomed at the pre-dawn check-in with a continental breakfast of coffee and pastries and an orientation. After the flight, enjoy a fresh seasonal Champagne brunch celebration.

Balloon ride may be scheduled year-round, however optimal season is May through November. In the event of inclement weather on your scheduled flight date, your flight can be rescheduled for the next available date.

Fontanella Family Winery (Napa)
Enjoy a private tour and wine tasting for two at this micro-boutique winery located in the highly acclaimed Mt. Veeder Appellation of Napa Valley. Join the owners in the cellar for a special “thiefing” from barrels of their future releases and learn about the nuances of what makes Mt. Veeder such a special appellation.

Winemaker Jeff Fontanella has crafted wines that have received several 90+ point ratings from Robert Parker, the Wine Spectator, and the Wine Enthusiast. The winery produces ultra-premium wines including Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel and Chardonnay.

Jessup Cellars (Napa)
Enjoy a private VIP tasting for two at their quaint Napa Valley tasting room and art gallery, just up the street from the famed The French Laundry in the village of Yountville. Relax and taste fine wine and cheese in the spacious gallery amongst curated art, which features rotating exhibitions by celebrated regional and national artists. For this special experience, Jessup will also dig deep in their cellar so you can taste some of their rarest library wines!

Over the past two decades, Jessup Cellars has earned a loyal following for its handcrafted wines of distinction and a word-of-mouth reputation for hosting one of the friendliest tasting experiences in all of wine country. If you’re a seasoned wine lover or just learning what wine is all about, you will feel comfortable and welcome at Jessup Cellars.

Beau Wine Tours
You will receive six consecutive hours of chauffeured luxury sedan service, subject to availability; inclusive of all service fees, PUC insurance, fuel and driver’s base gratuity. Located in the heart of Wine Country, Beau is the premier wine tour service in Napa and Sonoma Counties. Beau’s drivers are experts on the wine country area and can make winery recommendations based on your particular taste and interest.

The Meritage Resort and Spa (Napa)
Enjoy a 3-night stay in a standard guest room including daily continental breakfast for two. Lavish guestrooms include features such as plush beds, marble baths, and plasma TVs. Located at the southern tip of Napa Valley in the Carneros region near where Napa and Sonoma meet, the Meritage Resort and Spa is situated on an eleven-acre private vineyard and offers an experience like no other for wine enthusiasts. The resort opened an immense 20,000 sq.ft. cave in Spring 2007, carved in the hillside under Napa's famous Grape Crusher statue. The Estate Wine Cave features wine country's only underground full service Spa Terra, the Trinitas Tasting Room, and the Entertainment Cave available for private dinners and weddings; all built underground with artisan stone, tile, and woodwork. The Meritage Bar features regional wine selections and signature cocktails in a setting of rich, polished wood and romantic lighting.

Daily resort fee is included in this package. Resort fee currently includes one bottle of wine (per stay), bottled water, local calls, business center and fitness center, wireless internet, parking, shuttle to golf courses and evening shuttle to downtown Napa.

2018 Blackouts:  May 25-28; Jun 22-24 and weekends in September and October.  Additional blackouts may apply.

NOTE: Napa is approximately 1.5 hours north of San Francisco and Oakland.

Airfare
This package includes round-trip coach class service for two from any major metropolitan airport in the 48 contiguous United States to San Francisco or Oakland, CA, subject to availability.

Airfare must be booked within one year from the date of purchase. Airfare taxes and a $25 per person processing fee are the responsibility of the purchaser. Blackout dates: Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s weeks.

Business and First Class upgrades are available at the time of booking for an additional fee. Use of frequent flyer miles for upgrades is dependent on specific ticket restrictions as determined by the airline’s frequent flyer program.

Winspire Booking & Concierge Service
Winspire provides a team of seasoned travel professionals who will help you redeem your experience. All travel related details and reservations are handled for every part of your Winspire experience. Operating as a full-service travel agency, Winspire can assist with extra hotel nights, airfare upgrades, and additional guests. This service also provides you with an established network of onsite contacts who can help you book additional experiences, activities and tours.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Must be booked a minimum of 60 days in advance. Reservations are subject to availability and hotel may be substituted for comparable or better property. Certificates cannot be replaced if lost, stolen or destroyed. All purchases are non-refundable. Packages cannot be resold. Ground transportation is not included in this package unless where specified.

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