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Sonoma and Napa’s Hidden Gems: Wine Tour (May 6-10, 2024)

December 7, 2023 - February 29, 2024

Sonoma and Napa's Hidden Gems

Sonoma and Napa’s Hidden Gems: Wine Tour

May 6-10, 2024

Experience a Unique Exclusive Private Tour of California WIne Country with Wine Journeys!  You will not find a tour like it anywhere else: Sonoma and Napa’s Hidden Gems.  It would make an awesome Christmas gift!

Book today since only 4 rooms are available for our exclusive private tour.  Our Travel Advisor, Eleanor Dath from Direct Travel,  is waiting to hear from you.  You can email her at edath@dt.com or call her at 705‑984‑8328.

YOUR NAPA AND SONOMA ITINERARY

Led by Trent Mayers, Chief Wine Expert & President of Wine Journeys

Trent has been granted both a M.Sc. and WSET Level 3 Wine Award with Distinction.  It gives him a unique perspective on wine.

Monday, May 6, 2024

**Transfers to the hotel can be booked for an additional cost through Eleanor Dath**

1:00 PM
Local Winery Tasting (Optional & Extra Cost – not included in tour).
For those who arrive early – Join Trent & Sue from Wine Journeys for an extra bonus winery visit.

3:00 PM
Check in at Olea Hotel

6:30 PM
Private 4-Course Welcome Dinner with Wine Pairings.
Onsite at Olea Hotel in the main dining area.

Tuesday, May 7, 2024

8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Complimentary Two- Course Seated Breakfast in Hotel Dining Area (please allocate 40 minutes)

10.00 AM
Depart for Napa in a 12-Seater Executive Sprinter

11:00 AM
Tasting at Duckhorn Winery, Napa

1:15 PM
Lunch in St. Helena (on your own)

3:00 PM
Tasting at Frog’s Leap Winery, Napa

5:00 PM
Arrive back at hotel

7:00 PM
Dine in Glen Ellen (On your own – Nearby dining options will be provided at booking.  Reservations are strongly advised.)

Wednesday, May 8, 2024

8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Complimentary Two- Course Seated Breakfast in Hotel Dining Area (please allocate 40 minutes)

10:00 AM
Depart for Alexander Valley, Sonoma in a 12-Seater Executive Sprinter

11:00 AM
Tasting at Jordan Winery, Alexander Valley

1:15 PM
Lunch and Free Time in Healdsburg (on your own)

3:15 PM
Tasting at Seghesio Winery, Healdsburg

5:00 PM
Drop off in Town of Sonoma for Free Time and Dinner (on your own)

7:00 to 9:00 PM
Return to hotel at your leisure
Uber/Taxi to hotel (extra cost)

Thursday, May 9, 2024

8:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Complimentary Two- Course Seated Breakfast in Hotel Dining Area (please allocate 40 minutes)

11:30 AM
Depart hotel for Russian River Valley, Sonoma in a 12-Seater Executive Sprinter

12:00 PM
Tasting at Merry Edwards Winery, Russian River Valley

2:00 PM
5 Course Lunch with Wine Pairings
St. Francis Winery, Sonoma

4:30 PM
Arrive back at hotel

7:00 PM
Dine in Glen Ellen (On your own – Nearby dining options will be provided at booking.  Reservations are strongly advised.)

Friday, November 10, 2023

8:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Complimentary Two- Course Seated Breakfast in Hotel Dining Area (please allocate 40 minutes)

11:00 AM
Check out from Olea Hotel (Airport transfers can be booked for an additional cost through Eleanor Dath)

 

  • Complimentary Wine and Snacks in Hotel Lobby
  • Private 4-Course Welcome Dinner with Wine Pairings on Monday
  • Transportation to and from Wineries in a 12 seater Mercedes Executive Sprinter
  • Tasting Fees for all 6 wineries visited from Tuesday to Thursday
  • 5 Course Lunch with Wine Pairings on Thursday

 

 

YOUR BOUTIQUE WINE COUNTRY ACCOMODATIONS
The Olea Hotel

Situated along the mountain slopes of Sonoma Valley sits the Olea Hotel. This elegant boutique hotel (with only 12 rooms) in Glen Ellen, California is a naturally spacious retreat that attracts wine enthusiasts from all over the world. Surrounded by oak and olive trees, our Sonoma Valley hotel features a beautiful terrace with outdoor furnishings and fire pits overlooking the valley, an outdoor pool and hot tub and massage services. Olea Hotel also offers the perfect getaway for anyone wishing to explore Sonoma Valley and all it has to offer including fabulous restaurants only walking distance from the hotel.

Rooms include luxury amenities like heated bathroom floors, large flat screen TVs, in-room fridges, plush bathrobes and slippers, EO bath products and complimentary snacks and much more upon arrival.  Room categories included in this unique private wine tour are:

Total Cost 

Private Wine Tour with Wine Journeys led by Trent Mayers, M.Sc. & WSET Level 3 Wine Award with Distinction
5 DAYS | May 6 – 10, 2024

Pricing assumes 2 people per room, singles please discuss with Eleanor.

LAND ONLY (Dependent on hotel room chosen):

  • Hillside King (2 available) – $3,597.25 CDN/person/room
  • Lower King (1 available) – $3,597.25 CDN/person/room
  • Lower King Deluxe (1 available) – $3,657.50 CDN/person/room
  • Hillside King w/ Fireplace (1 available) – $3,657.50 CDN/person/room

We strongly advise purchasing travel insurance since it will be non-refundable.

We recommend booking immediately if you wish to join us since we have only 4 hotel rooms available.

Please email Eleanor today at edath@dt.com or call her at 705‑984‑8328 to secure your reservation.

 

EXCLUSIONS (Additional Costs to Traveler)

Airline Tickets
Room rates do not include $30 USD/day hotel fee
Transfers to and from airport (can be arranged through Eleanor Dath)
Travel & Health Insurance
Lunch and dinners that are “on your own”
Personal expenses, e.g., gratuities, taxis, drinks, etc.
TERMS & CONDITIIONS: Price is in Canadian Dollars per couple sharing a room. Single rooms are on a request basis.  Price includes accommodations with breakfast, Welcome Dinner, transportation to and from wineries (except from the Town of Sonoma on Wednesday, May 8, 2024), tasting  fees at 6 wineries and lunch  at 1 winery.  The full cost of the trip is due at time  of booking and is non-refundable.  Price of trip depends on room availability at time of booking.  Travel and  medical insurance is strongly recommended.  Please inquire for details.  Trip cost excludes: airline tickets, roundtrip transfers to and from the hotel, daily hotel fee of $30 USD/day, Travel and Medical Insurance, lunch and dinners not listed on the itinerary and personal expenses including additional drinks not listed on the itinerary, optional experiences, gratuities to your driver to and from the wineries.  We reserve the right to alter, cancel arrangements or adjust pricing according to the number of confirmed guests.  We reserve the right to vary itineraries/hotels/venues should circumstances (i.e., weather, traffic, timing, etc.) dictate, as well as cancel in accordance with operating requirements or circumstances beyond our control.  For more details about the trip and full booking conditions, please contact Eleanor Dath, Tel:705-984-8328, Email: edath@dt.com
TICO #: 50023504

 

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December 7, 2023
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February 29
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Organizer

Wine Journeys
Phone
7056272373
Email
trent@winejourneys.ca
View Organizer Website

Venue

Glen Ellen
Glen Ellen,