San Francisco and Art and Wine in the Napa Valley
2016 Date TBD
Top : Oxbow Public Market in Napa offers outstanding casual dining
Large pix: Vietnamese Pho, one of the best , Slanted Door , Ferry Building San Francisco
Big chair relaxing: Me & Len at Cornerstone Plaza in Sonoma
Gott’s :one of the best hamburgers any where.
San Francisco is rare among cities. Its beautiful natural setting, its rollicking history, its contemporary vibes and fine cuisine make for a fascinating visit.
In Napa Valley, the prime wine growing area of the United States, we highlight wineries that showcase fine art with their wine. Sip and sample fine wines as you drink in great art.
Unlike any other wine tour, SWT customized Napa wine tour features.
A winery at the summit of Spring Mountan fantastic views and wine to match. Sit down
Wine tastings, gourmet winery picnic.
Our wine tour company offers more than other tour companies. Exhaustive winery knowledge,
Off-the-beaten track suggestions, excellent customer service.
Hilary, my charismatic step- daughter, has lived in Napa for over 20 years.
She will join us for a meal and share her love of Napa with us.
San Francisco's Famous Cable Car
Arrive in San Francisco, transfer on your own to our convenient to Union Square hotel, an upscale hotel in a great location, carefully chosen to be “on the flat.” As I’m sure you realize, San Francisco and its hills can be a real challenge.
Afternoon, hop on, hop off tour … Golden Gate & Sausalito plus Fisherman’s Wharf, Ferry Building, Chinatown and more.
Victorian Homes two-hour
walking tour …San Francisco still has hundreds of beautiful Victorian Homes. You
will see mansions, gardens and a Queen Anne Interior. This is billed as an easy
leisurely tour with no hills to climb.
lunch and time to tour the fascinating Ferry Building. Everything from
high-priced chocolates to artisanal breads to caviar.
Evening …The Cheese School gives informative and fun classes on all aspects
of cheese from tastings to learning how to make a couple of cheeses. We
Will take a class if their schedule fits ours. Cheese School schedule not available
until a month before. Or an alternative evening activity.
8:15 am departure from the Ferry Building, an hour long ferry ride that takes
Us to Vallejo where we will be picked up by our private wine tour guide.
Possible later departure that has us arriving in Vallejo around noon.
Check into our hotel in Napa. Explore Napa with the Napa Walking Tour.
evening, we’ll check out the new Oxbow Public Market. I love it…fantastic ice cream, superb coffee, tea, spices and olive oil
. You can choose from a half dozen olive oils, buy a glass bottle for a dollar,
and have it filled with your olive oil of choice from a barrel. My two bottles
of olive oil, a Sonoma Valley and an Italian Blend, wrapped in bubble wrap and
carried in my suitcase arrived home safely.
Dinner at the
Oxbow Public Market.
6 hour wine tour in our private luxury Lincoln SUV features our custom itinerary. Wineries that feature cool art such
as the Hess Winery. Our choice of winery visits focus on wineries with excellent wines, sit down tastings and other
amenities such as winery at Summit Mountain. Picnic winery lunch.
Hillside Of Art at the di Rosa Preserve
Morning visit to the di Rosa
Preserve, a unique art complex with over 2,000 works of art by some 900 Bay City
artists. The art is fun, funky and wild set in a lovely
landscape. You’ll love it! Plus foodie stops such as Bouchon Bakery in Yountville.
Evening: Festive Farewell Dinner
Shuttle to the San Francisco
airport and your flight home.
NOTE: Itinerary subject to minor changes.
Costs: $3250 - 2 nights San Francisco hotel, single room without a single supplement. 3 nights single room Napa. Hotel includes breakfast, afternoon tea with cookies. All tours mentioned in itinerary.
Ferry to Vallejo. 3 days in Napa. Luxury 2 day tour of Napa in our private luxury Lincoln mini-van focusing on art, wine and food. Our guide has an encyclopedic knowledge of Napa Valley wineries that will lead us off the beaten track.
Sit down wine tastings. Winery picnic. Farewell dinner.
Not included: airfare, airport transfers, coffee stops. Breakfast in San Francisco, coffee stops, some meals.