3-Day Sample Itinerary
Taste of the Valley
Discover the intricacies of this verdant region of California, world-famous for its farm-sourced ingredients, restaurants and wines. Treat your tastebuds to everything from the Michelin-starred Auberge du Soleil to historic bodegas and local hot spots. Inquire at 707.963.1211.
Ideal itinerary for couples
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Day 1 | Arrival Day
On the Road to Auberge du Soleil
Venture through wine country on Highway 29. Stop for refreshments and pick up provisions at the Oakville Grocery, an integral part of Napa Valley history since 1881, featuring handcrafted, locally sourced food and wine.
Continue North toward St Helena. Pause for a bite and a beverage at the Clif Family Tasting Room. Enjoy a bottle of wine and a light lunch prepared by the Bruschetteria Food Truck on the outdoor patio.
Stroll to the Mad Fritz Tap Room (located just behind Clif Family) for a beer flight of its small batch ales and lagers, crafted with an emphasis on locally sourced waters, micro-malts, hops, barleys, fruit and other botanicals that are farmed using organic and biodynamic principles.
Check in at Auberge du Soleil. Enjoy a glass of wine in La Galerie, and then relax at La Plage, the Adult Pool.
Choose from 40 wines by-the-glass or sip a delicious apéritif in the Bar before dinner. Dine on the outdoor terrace at The Bistro at Auberge du Soleil.
Walk along the Soleil Trail, a 0.7-mile nature path that extends around the perimeter of Parc du Soleil.
Fuel up for the day's adventures at the outdoor terrace at The Restaurant at Auberge du Soleil.
Sample seasonal produce and artisan products from local farmers and purveyors at one of our local Farmers' Markets in St Helena, Napa or Calistoga.
Sharpen your culinary skills by taking a hands-on Food Enthusiast cooking class at The CIA at Copia. Afterwards stroll through the Chuck Williams Culinary Arts Museum with more than 4,000 artifacts of specialty cookware, baking and culinary tools, appliances, and tableware on exhibit.
Take a short walk to Hog Island Oyster Bar located within the Oxbow Public Market, a 40,000 square foot marketplace, which includes a scenic outdoor deck with seating along the Napa River. Order A mixed dozen of the daily oysters and an organic salad.
Taste locally handcrafted brews from Fieldwork's Napa Tap Room in Oxbow Public Market, which carries over 20 beers on-tap.
Dine at PRESS, Napa Valley's version of modern steakhouse cusine featuring dry-aged USDA prime beef and other proteins and vegetable-based dishes all sourced from local purveyors.
Grab breakfast at Farmstead's outdoor café, nestled under a picturesque blue spruce tree.
Take a drive to Hudson Ranch and Vineyards in Napa's Carneros District. Enjoy a private vineyard tour and wine tasting, and explore the exceptional agrarian lifestyle of the property,which raises heritage pigs, lambs, chickens, and grows a diverse array of seasonal organic fruits and vegetables.
Stop by Atelier Fine Foods, an epicurean boutique in the heart of Yountville, for some culinary eye-candy. Gourmet offerings include a collection of products sourced locally from Napa and Sonoma, alongside discoveries from the best international producers from France, Italy, Spain and more.
Enjoy lunch at Brix Restaurant & Gardens, a true farm-to-table dining experience. Over two acres of gardens and orchards provide ingredients for its menu, inspired by the culinary traditions of Northern California and accented by international technique. Request outdoor seating on the patio overlooking the gardens and vineyards.
Take a guided stroll through the olive grove at Round Pond where you'll learn about olive cultivation, harvesting and production, followed by a tasting of the estate's olive oils and vinegars.
Return to the Auberge du Soleil Spa for a rejuvenating grapeseed body exfoliation, followed by a detoxifying Calistoga mud masque, a soak in a private spa garden, and a soothing massage featuring a custom blend of grapeseed and essential oils.
Return for a farewell dinner on the outdoor terrace at The Restaurant at Auberge du Soleil.
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