Rustic Luxury Itinerary – Winter in the Wineries Passport 2019-2020

Purchase a 2019-2020 Winter in the Wineries Passport to experience all of the complimentary wine tasting experiences and other discounts described in this itinerary! Passport and related offers are valid December 7, 2019 through February 9, 2020.

Calistoga, the crown jewel at the top of the Napa Valley is a historic resort town dedicated to wine, wellness and relaxation. What makes Calistoga so special is its authentic vibe and relaxed attitude within a rustic atmosphere embellished by luxurious accommodations.

Day One

Check into the Brannan Cottage Inn, a National Register of Historic Places icon, and The Bergson, a charming boutique hotel with elegantly designed rooms and suites — with balconies.

Passport holders will receive 10% of at Brannan Cottage Inn ad 15% off at The Bergson. Blackout dates apply; see Passport for details.

Head to your first wine tasting of the trip, to Romeo Vineyards & Cellars. This winery is located conveniently in downtown Calistoga in a converted 1870s carriage house adorned with bespoke artwork by world-renowned artist, Carlo Marchiori. As a producer of elegant and enduring wines in Calistoga for over 20 years, Romeo Vineyards & Cellars is pleased to offer a complimentary flight of four wines for Passport holders.

Take a bottle of Romeo’s classic Sempre Vive with you to dinner at Veraison, an elegant restaurant serving New American cuisine. You’ll receive complimentary corkage on this bottle of wine you’ll want to linger over during your dining experience.

Day Two

Begin the day with a tasting appointment at Tamber Bey Vineyards. Located at Sundance Ranch on Tubbs Lane in Calistoga, this 22-acre equestrian facility is home to more than 40 horses. The winery offers single-vineyard, estate-grown varietals, fantastic blends and highly-rated Burgundy- and Bordeaux-style wines. You will, no doubt, have an experience unlike any other at this unique winery!

Tamber Bey Vineyards is offering a complimentary tasting of three wines for Passport holders, and you can opt to upgrade your experience to a Savory Cookie Pairing with your wine flight for an additional $10 per person. This pairing features unique ingredients selected to bring out the flavors of the wine.

From there, head a bit up the road to the famous Chateau Montelena, also located on Tubbs Lane. This historic Napa Valley winery’s chardonnay won the 1976 Judgment of Paris tasting and is the subject of the 2008 Hollywood movie, Bottle Shock. Discover the iconic Chateau built in 1882, overlooking a Chinese garden, lake and vineyards that extend to the base of Mt. Saint Helena. Chateau Montelena is offering a complimentary flight of four wines for Passport holders; additionally, you can upgrade your experience to include a bonus pour of select vintages for an additional $5 per person.

Following a full day of exciting, exclusive experiences, grab a bottle of wine and head to Evangeline for dinner, with complimentary corkage. This lovely restaurant features Cajun-inspired cuisine and an Old World-vibe within its intimate, indoor seating and covered outdoor patio.

Day Three

Enjoy one last wine tasting experience at Clos Pegase Winery. This classic Napa Valley destination is known for award-winning estate wines and hospitality with luxurious expression. Clos Pegase Winery is offering a complimentary flight of four wines for Passport holders, with the option to elevate your experience with a Progressive Tour for an additional $20 per person.

You won’t want to leave after a relaxing visit to Calistoga, but don’t worry. You can return anytime during the Passport program (December 7, 2019 through February 9, 2020) to redeem offers at other participating wineries, lodging, spas, shops and restaurants!

More from Tenae Stewart

5 Hidden Romantic Spots in Calistoga

Calistoga is a haven for romantics – from charming boutique hotels to...
Read More