North of San Francisco, you’ll find a place that feels like another world with its lush vineyards, rolling hills and valleys filled with fragrant florals. This is Napa Valley and it happens to be home to hundreds of hillside vineyards whose grapes turn out some of the best wines in the world.
What a fitting place for a special woman to celebrate Mother's Day. Taking in the scenery and touring some of the loveliest wineries in the area would be so appreciated by your mom or your wife. Better still, why not do it really right and whisk her away on a California holiday that includes Mother's Day?
A special woman deserves an incredible place to stay while on vacation and Villa Sky House certainly is that and one of the most awe-inspiring of Napa Sonoma Luxury Villas. With its breathtaking views over Tamales, Bodega Bay and Point Reyes, this contemporary estate has the most amazing coastline view and just minutes from the beach and notable hiking trails. In addition to full services and 24/7 guest support, amenities include a sauna, cinema room, gym, outdoor hot tub and a terrific outdoor dining space.
We have highlighted five of the best wine tours Napa has to offer, so you can toast a special woman on her special day!
It’s worth taking in the 90-minute terroir tasting experience at this Napa Green Certified winery. You’ll have a tour, then sit down to enjoy select wines with delectable, seasonal dishes prepared in-house. This particular experience is offered Thursdays through Mondays.
Add to your cellar: 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
Far Niente Winery
Set on 13 acres of meticulously landscaped gardens, Far Niente Winery is a sight to behold. With the 90-minute tour and tasting, you’ll be able to take it all in. The intimate tour will have you investigating the wine caves, followed by a tasting of current releases. This winery is on the National Register of Historical Places.
Add to your cellar: Cave Collection Chardonnay
V. Sattui’s Tour and Terrace Tasting is a lovely way to learn about the winery’s rich history while savoring the five tastings. Pair the wines with a charcuterie plate brimming with cheeses and meats add an even deeper depth to the experience. However, the Porchetta sandwich is a favorite.
Add to your cellar: 2012 Reserve Merlot
Castello di Amorosa
There is nothing more romantic than tasting wines created in an authentically-styled 13th century castle. Pump up your tour experience with the Diamond Estate Tour & Reserve Tasting. You’ll see the production area and underground cellars, as well as the torture chamber, armory, and Grand Barrel Room, where you’ll taste cabernet sauvignon directly from the barrel. Afterward, sample six current release wines in a private tasting space.
Add to your cellar: Il Barone Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
William Hill Estate Winery
For an intimate experience at William Hill, book the 90-minute Estate Tasting and Tour. You’ll start with a guided walk followed by a tour of the cellar and barrel room to learn all about the winery’s unique farming and winemaking techniques before enjoying a sit-down tasting of limited production current releases, library wines accompanied by a cheese and charcuterie plate.
Add to your cellar: William Hill Benchmark Series Chardonnay V19
Wherever it is you would like to fly to for whatever reasons, we can take the stress out of all the planning. LVH guests know they can rely on us to give them first-class, full service luxury accommodations as well as amazing experiences tailored to their unique desires. We invite you to reach out to one of our client relations team members who will begin planning your wonderful vacation to experience Napa Sonoma wine tours or any other destination you think your mom or any special woman in your life would think magical!