This Napa Valley wine tour features some of the most appealing locations in California’s wine country. By special arrangements with the winemakers, this small-group wine tour includes the 13th century-styled castle at Castello di Amorosa, distinctive Tamber Bey and stunning views of the Ru Vango vineyards.
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On this all-Napa, all-highlights wine tour, you will be delighted with the history, architecture, gardens, and memorable toasts. Your wine enthusiast guide will prepare you for experiences at three of the most celebrated Napa Valley wineries. Once there, you will be treated to reserve wines estate grown in the California Wine Country.
As you travel through Napa Valley, learn about the many microclimates and soil types that combine to produce some of the world’s best winemaking grapes – Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, Zinfandel, Pinot Noir and Sauvignon Blanc.
The day begins in stunning fashion at Castello di Amorosa. This medieval-styled Tuscan castle winery was constructed using more than a million kilos of materials and furnishings from Europe. On your way to it vaulted wine cellars, check out the drawbridge, towers, courtyards, and armory. Thankfully, you will taste the same love and attention in its wines which are elegant, intensely flavored, and well-balanced.
Next, your Napa wine tasting tour takes a fun photo stop at the Welcome to Napa Valley sign. Your lunch break is in charming Calistoga, California. Among its hot springs, elegant spas and yoga studios, you’ll have no trouble finding the perfect lunch spot - perhaps sampling another locally crafted wine with your meal.
After lunch, you will be treated to one of the most unique wine experiences in Napa Valley. Tamber Bey Winery at the idyllic Sundance Ranch, a world-class equestrian facility. From the tasting courtyard, you’ll be treated to stunning views of Mount St. Helena while you mingle with the Arabian horses and enjoy the winemaker’s selection of 100% estate-grown Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Chardonnay wines. The Deux Chevaux Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon is always a crowd pleaser.
Your Napa experience finishes overlooking a sun soaked Carneros vineyard that has been cultivated for over 100 years. Ru Vango (formerly Michael Mondavi Family Estate) is perfectly situated to be cooled each evening by breezes from San Pablo Bay—ideal conditions for Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes. Take time to chill while enjoying a private, seated tasting of reserve Napa Valley wines.
We wind up this incredible day by bringing you back to your pick-up location in Napa.
For international guests, please be aware that the legal drinking age in the United States is 21 years of age.
While we endeavor to follow the scheduled itinerary, winery closures, special events, holidays, or unforeseeable circumstances can occasionally require us to substitute a winery with one of comparable quality and appeal.
We will pick you up at 9:10 AM and drop you off around 5:00 PM at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Napa Valley, 1075 California Blvd, Napa, CA 94559.
This wine tour leverages our 20 years of hosting experience to create an incredible one-day event that can save you months of planning and reservation making. Don’t leave your bucket-list day to chance. Castello di Amorosa never disappoints, and our other crowd-pleasing wineries add up to a perfect day in Napa Valley.
This tour operates Fridays through Sundays, based on a minimum number of participants.
This tour takes about 8 hours.
We will visit three (3) of Napa's finest wineries: Castello di Amorosa, Tamber Bay Winery and Kieu Hoang Winery. Due to unforeseen circumstances wineries are subject to change.
Yes, all wine tasting fees at the three (3) winery stops are included on this tour. If you want to join additional wine tasting, please feel free to do so (not included in the tour price).
In the U.S. it is important to have a valid ID if you want to consume alcohol. If you forget to bring your valid ID, you will not be allowed for wine tasting.
We do not allow anyone under 21 years old on this tour. Drinking alcohol is not permitted for those under the age of 21. Please bring a valid photo ID.
Yes, the tour is guided with an English-speaking guide. There will also be time on your own during the stops.
Since the weather is unpredictable and constantly changing, we recommend layered clothing. We do not recommend shorts or sleeveless shirts. There is quite a bit of walking, so wear comfortable walking shoes, such as regular tennis shoes, sneakers, or boots with rubber soles and treads.
Valid Government-Issued ID
Extra spending money for meals, snacks, souvenirs etc
A light jacket (easily removable) in case of wind
Warm clothes and a waterproof jacket (during the winter months)
Hat and sunscreen (during the summer months)
Sturdy umbrella (if the forecast calls for rain)
Meals are not included on this tour. We will stop for about an hour and 30 minutes in Calistoga where you can purchase lunch.