In celebration of California Wine Month, throughout September wineries, hotels and tour operators throughout the Golden State are offering affordable ways to experience wine country. If you’re looking to get a little extra out of summer and take advantage of a slower travel season, this is a great opportunity to explore California wine country.
Deals and discounts for wine lovers during September – California Wine Month:
Toast Napa Valley at the Luxurious Villagio Inn & Spa from CA$445 per Couple: The “Toast to Napa Valley” package provides the rare opportunity to a special tasting and learn the noble art of Champagne Sabering with the Champagne Sensei of The V Wine Cellar while staying overnight at the luxurious Villagio Inn & Spa or Vintage Inn. Package includes complimentary bottle of wine, daily access to Spa facilities, champagne breakfast and afternoon tea.
Napa Valley Wine Tap Night Cap Package from CA$362 per Couple – Luxury boutique River Terrace Inn in Napa Valley starts at CA$363 per night throughout California Wine Month and includes: 3 night stay for two in a River Room, CA$49 Restaurant Cuvée credit for wines on tap tasting and dinner, and tour and tasting at Monticello Vineyards, wines exclusively on tap at Cuvée, plus two bikes for vineyard exploring.
Save 25% on a Luxury Tour of Napa and/or Sonoma Wine Country – Extranomical Tours is offering a discount on their Wine Lover’s tour throughout September. It’s a semi-customizable luxury tour in a 13-passenger van that can include all of Napa Valley, all of Sonoma Valley, or some of both. Tour costs CA$95.35 (reg CA$136) per person. Mention the California Wine Month offer when booking over the phone at 415-357-0700 or 1-866-231-3752.
Monterey Wine Country Getaway at Portola Hotel & Spa: This luxurious Monterey Hotel is offering a “Wine Trolley for Two” package starting at CA$342. In addition to a one night stay in an elegantly appointed guest room, you’ll tour some of the area’s finest local boutique wineries aboard the open-air Wine Trolley plus many other amenities.
Throughout the month of September, the following accommodations are offering exclusive lodging deals and fun wine packages in Paso Robles:
The Adelaide Inn: Wine Package Special for Two – Stay in an Executive King Room and receive a complimentary bottle of Paso Robles wine, a complimentary wine tasting for two at a local winery, two signature wine glasses and delicious dark chocolate from Sweet Earth Organic Farm. Rates CA$106 per night, per couple (Sunday – Thursday) and CA$123 per night, per couple (Friday and Saturday). Based upon availability. Rates exclude tax.
Paso Robles Wine Tour Tasting Package – Enjoy overnight accommodations in an Executive King guestroom, a personal escort to some of the finest Paso Robles wineries, a picnic lunch, a Paso Robles wine map and discounts on wine purchases and merchandise. Rates start at CA$270 per night, per couple (Sunday – Thursday) and CA$289 per night, per couple (Friday and Saturday). Rates include tax. Based upon availability. Rates include tax.
Rare First Crush Winemaking Experience in Paso Robles: Wine lovers get a rare opportunity to experience a wine grape harvest, crush and even bottle their own wine Sept. 23-25. Meet local growers and winemakers while learning about the Paso Robles wine region, sipping premium local wines and obtain access to vineyard winemaker meals served al fresco. From CA$250 per person. Register by September 15 and receive a 10% discount by mentioning California Wine Month.
Save 10-15% on Cloud Climbers Jeep & Wine Tours in Paso Robles or Santa Barbara: In honor of California Wine Month, take a wine adventure in Paso Robles Wine Country. Sample fine wines, enjoy an olive oil tasting and a picnic lunch on the “Back-Country Wine Tasting Tour.” The tour caters for small groups of up to three couples per Jeep combined with a personable and professional guide and choice of over 20 wineries allow for an intimate wine tasting experience. Enjoy spectacular scenery, back-country roads and four wineries for complimentary tasting. Departing daily. Cost is CA$97 (reg CA$107) throughout September. In Santa Barbara County, the same tour is offered with a choice of over 30 wineries for CA$107 per person (reg CA$129). Based on availability. To redeem, mention promotion code: CALIFORNIA JEEP THRILLS.
L’Auberge Carmel Sommelier’s Choice Wine Tasting Package from CA$1,024: Stay one night in a king guest room and enjoy a four-course prix fixe dinner for two with wine pairing at critically acclaimed Aubergine restaurant, wine gift box featuring three specially selected wines, private wine tasting with Wine Director and Sommelier Thomas Perez and Aubergine’s Signature Breakfast for two. Price is for double occupancy.
Luxurious September Crush Package from CA$371 per couple: This South Coast Winery Resort & Spa package includes an overnight stay in a luxury deluxe villa with Jacuzzi and fireplace, two tickets to the Temecula Valley CRUSH, a Wine & Culinary Showcase (Sept. 10 only), Complimentary bottle of pre-selected Award Winning SCW Wine, two wine tasting flights and discount booklets. CALL 951-587-9463 and mention Code: CRUSH.
Sip and Stay at South Coast Winery Resort & Spa from CA$234 per couple: This package includes an overnight stay in a luxury deluxe villa with Jacuzzi and fireplace, two passport tickets to five wineries, Comp bottle of pre-selected Award Winning SCW Wine in room, two wine tasting flights and discount booklets. CALL 951-587-9463 and mention Code: SIP AND STAY. Valid Sept. 1-30.
For more information visit visitcalifornia.com/winemonth to search California’s diverse range of Wine Month offers and events.