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Tailor Made California: Ultimate Wine Country

California, United States, North America

Contact provider for price 6 Days Year-round
Comfort accommodations Exertion level: 3
Operator: Abercrombie & Kent 16 people max
  • California airport, united states
  • Culinary & Wine Travel trips
To the discerning oenophile, California is synonymous with fine wine. On this independent journey, travel exclusively by private helicopter, touching down on world-class vineyards throughout Napa Valley and Sonoma County. Sample the signature vintages during private visits at such wine estates as Chalk Hill Winery, a 1,400 acre vineyard, and at organic Ceago Vineyards, where you enjoy a private luncheon with its owner.

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California, United States, North America

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Special information

  • This is a custom departure, meaning this trip is offered on dates that you arrange privately with the provider. Additionally, you need to form your own private group for this trip. The itinerary and price here is just a sample. Contact the provider for detailed pricing, minimum group size, and scheduling information. For most providers, the larger the group you are traveling with, the lower the per-person cost will be.

Itinerary

Day 1

    Transfer by private car to California’s wine country and onto your private villa in the vineyards. Each morning during your stay enjoy a gourmet breakfast with champagne while watching the sun rise on the Mayacamas Mountain Range. This evening savor a gourmet meal prepared by your private chef.
Day 2

    Your helicopter takes you to the famed Spring Mountain Appellation, said to be responsible for creating the mystique of mountain grapes. Enjoy a private visit to local wineries including a wine tasting, followed by a delectable lunch with some of the owners of these wineries.
Day 3

    Travel via your helicopter over Napa County to Ceago Vineyards, an organic vineyard where you enjoy a wine tasting and private tour of this 220-acre estate with revolutionary owner Jim Fetzer. He shows you the intricacies of the vineyard and explains what it means for a vineyard to “go green.” Dinner is prepared by his private chef and shared with Jim and friends of Ceago.
Day 4

    Today you will fly to Sonoma County, the birthplace of California’s wine country and on to your lovely two-bedroom villa, your accommodations for the next two nights. After settling in to your home for the remainder of the trip, savor an al fresco lunch followed by a visit to a private estate, which specializes in Burgundian varietals as well as numerous other top-notch wines. D. Enjoy a private dinner prepared by a top chef from Los Angeles where she will prepare a gourmet meal married with their varietals from their private winery ranch.
Day 5

    Explore the Chalk Hill Estate and Winery on a tour of its 1,400-acre vineyard with magnificent views. Your helicopter will land on a knoll at the top of the property, affording 360-degree views. Delight in a gourmet lunch featuring wines of the region. Afterward, go shopping in the quaint town of Healdsburg, with its numerous boutiques. The final dinner of this ultimate experience is at a legendary winery in Sonoma Valley.
Day 6

    You are privately transferred to the airport for your outbound flight.

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