Single Visit Day Trips

If you're spending more than a day in the wine country, you'll want to create a plan that spaces tasting visits with meals, recreation and down time. This will ensure a quality experience, focused palate and enough energy to enjoy your vacation to the fullest. A day on, day off is tried and true but its limiting given wine is the reason you came to visit this beautiful part of the world. A better option might consist of a Day Trip Wine Trail followed by a Single Visit, Elevated Experience the day after. Repeat.

 

Napa Valley features many elevated experiences in multiple categories so there are a lot of options to choose from. Typically, they last 90 minutes and of course, there's always the option to linger and sip thereafter. The following is a list of recommended Single Visit Day Trips in Napa Valley. Enjoy!

The Grand Experience - Vineyard & Producton Tours with Wine and Food Pairing

Inglenook

Private Library Experience

Savor library and future vintages of our flagship wine, Rubicon, aging their way to perfection. Begin with an exploration of our vineyards and learn about how Rubicon is crafted from vine to glass. 

Quintessa

Quintessentiall Quintessa

The natural surroundings and Quintessa wine come together to make an indelible impression in this exceptional experience. A private pavilion awaits you on top of Dragon’s Hill, offering a jewel-like view of the estate.

Davis Estate

VIP Experience

Begin with a walk through our vineyard and estate. Continue into our Howard Backen designed, cutting-edge winery and tour 11,000 square feet of caves. After the tour indulge in our reserve wines beautifully paired with seasonal gourmet bites.

Winery Production Tours and Tastings

Hendry

Seminar Tour

A unique educational experience in the Napa Valley. Owner George Hendry -farmer, winemaker, physicist–leads an in-depth educational tour and tasting.Tour is followed by an intensive, guided tasting seminar consisting of current release wines.

Palmaz

Private Tour & Tasting

The tour consists of a walk through of several levels of the cave where we show how our wines are made using gravity-flow winemaking methods. Then guests will join us for a tasting paired each with a small hors d’ oeuvre.

Robert Mondavi

Signature Tour & Tasting

This in-depth winery tour follows the path of the grape from the vineyard to the cellar to the finished wine. Guests walk into the To Kalon Vineyard, visit the winemaking cellars and receive a seated educational tasting of three wines.

Wine and Food Pairing

B-Cellars

Oakville Trek

Returning to the Hospitality House, you will partake in a series of custom food and wine pairings. These pairings are artfully chosen and crafted by our Chef de Cuisine to complement a selection of our current wines and are prepared à la minute.

Cakebread

Wine and Food Pairing

We begin with a brief tour of the winery then seat our guests for an interactive wine food pairing. Our Resident Chefs create four fabulous recipes each season, using the freshest ingredients from our very own Cakebread Cellars garden.

Far Niente

Chef's Table Tasting

Our Exclusive Chef’s Table Tasting introduces food and wine lovers to Far Niente Chef Sarah Walz, who will present her favorite ways to pair our wines with fresh recipes and ingredients.Available at 10:30 am every Wednesday,

Wine and Cheese Pairing

Frank Family

The Elevated Experience

A flight of winery-exclusive wines paired with artisanal cheese and charcuterie from Chef Michael Chiarello's Ottimo restaurant in Yountville. 

Merryvale

Artisanal Wine and Cheese

This seated, semi-private wine & food experience pairs Merryvale wines with artisan cheese. The Merryvale Wine & Cheese Tasting focuses on family-owned, locally-sourced products that embody the values of the Merryvale Vineyards Family.

Schramsberg

Reserve Wine & Cheese Pairing

After touring the caves and learning the rich history of Schramsberg, you will be guided through a fun exploration of the nuances between wine and food and how each of these can affect the way you taste and experience flavors. 

Full Lunch with Wine Pairing

Chimney Rock

Ganymede

Our signature experience begins with a tour of the estate followed by a seated tasting of our estate wines. Enjoy your experience in a private salon at an elegantly appointed table, complete with Riedel stemware, linens, and centerpiece. 

Hess Collection

Tour and Luncheon

Begin your experience with a guided tour through our Contemporary Art Museum. After which Executive Chef Chad Hendrickson will present you with a farm-to-table 3 course luncheon featuring menu items from the winery’s culinary gardens.

Round Pond

IL Prazo Lunch

Quite possibly the perfect combination of fresh air and fresh foods. Your afternoon will begin at our winery with an intimate and informative estate garden tour and guided tasting of our artisan olive oils, wine vinegars and estate wines.

Library / Vertical Tasting

Beringer

Private Reserve Vertical Tasting

Taste the finest that Beringer has to offer. Upon arrival guests are greeted by their personal host and led to a private tasting salon in the newly renovated historical Rhine House where guests enjoy a flight of four library vintages of Beringer's flagship Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon.

Corison

Collector's Vertical Experience 

This tasting is designed for serious Cabernet collectors interested in a deeper understanding of how Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon can speak eloquently of time and place. This flight features four decades of Cabernet, including two of our single vineyard estate wines. 

Spring Mountain

Explore Eliviette Tasting

Features six wines including Sauvignon Blanc and five vintages of Elivette, one of which will be a 2006 vintage or older. This tasting tour will commence at 11:00AM, 1:00PM or 3:00PM.

Single Vineyard Tasting

Alpha Omega

Single Vineyard Tasting

Experience the best of Napa Valley terroir through the exclusive Single Vineyard tasting. Taste through Cabernet Sauvignon handcrafted from some of Napa Valley’s most historic and renowned vineyards

Nickel & Nickel

Private Terroir Tasting

Featuring eight 100-percent varietal, single-vineyard Cabernet Sauvignons from Napa Valley’s most exciting sub-appellations, this north-to-south tasting includes some of our most coveted winery-only exclusives! 

Provenance

To Kalon Vertical

This exclusive tasting offers guests a rare opportunity to enjoy a flight of four limited library selections of our Beckstoffer To Kalon Vineyard sourced Cabernet Sauvignon - a unique expression of the renowned vineyard. 

Comparative Appellation Tasting

Flora Springs

Appellation Tasting

Explore Napa Valley’s uniquely distinct wine growing sub-appellations and learn about the geological, climatic and soil characteristics that make each one unique. Tastes through our estate single vineyard wines from four properties.

Hall Rutherford

Appellation Exploration

Join us for an unparalleled opportunity to experience the quality and diversity of Napa Valley’s distinct appellations. This one-of-a-kind wine tasting of our most limited-production wines showcases the impact of terroir, climate, and elevation.

Odette

Estate Tour and Tasting

This select flight focuses on and compares the AVAs of our Odette Estate in Stags Leap District, CADE Estate Winery on Howell Mountain and PlumpJack Estate Winery in Oakville, with special attention to the nuances between each appellation. 

Wine Blending

Conn Creek

Barrel Blending Experience

The Barrel Blending Experience is the perfect setting for wine lovers of all levels to enjoy a one-of-a-kind Napa Valley wine tasting experience, providing guests a rare opportunity to learn about, taste, and blend wines from Napa Valley. 

Judd's Hill

Bottle Blending Day Camp

During our Bottle Blending Day Camp, one of our blending guides will lead you through a personal tasting, education and blending session as you choose your perfect Bordeaux-style blend from four barrel samples.

Raymond

Wine Maker for a Day

Learn the winemaker’s art while blending your own red wine from Napa’s esteemed appellations. Following the blending session, take home a bottle of your own special blend that same day featuring your own custom label.

Caves Tours and Tastings

Jarvis

Tasting Tour

A visit to Jarvis Estate is an extraordinary journey. The 45,000 square foot cave is a unique experience and reveals how the Jarvis Estate approach to crafting world-class wines differs from what is found virtually anywhere else

O'shaughnessy

Taste and Tour

We created an 12,000 square foot cave by drilling into the hillside behind the winery. The semicircular construction with soaring 26 foot ceilings gives the impression that the cave continues forever. 

Pride

Summit Experience

The Summit Experience offers guests the opportunity to enjoy a private seated tasting experience in our caves. To provide an unparalleled environment, this space is elegantly furnished and completely removed from the main visitor area.

ATV Vineyard Tours

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Anderson 

Tour and Tasting

The tour & tasting experience at Anderson’s Conn Valley Vineyards is the best way to experience our delicious wines and beautiful estate. Each tasting involves a tour of our property and an in depth exploration of our history and winemaking.

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Schweiger

All Terrain Vineyard Experience

Explore the incredible mountain sloped Schweiger Estate with Founder and Farmer, Fred Schweiger or Winemaker Andy Schweiger.  As you ride through the vineyards, stops will be made to taste each wine in the block it was sourced.

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The Terraces

Tour and Tasting

Tour the ranch on our 4WD 'mule'. This unique opportunity to experience Rutherford Dust firsthand includes stops at the old ghost winery constructed in 1885, and our “acetaia” where you will barrel taste 17 year old balsamic vinegar. 

Educational

Bell

Sensory Tasting

We guide you through a blind tasting and teach you how to experience wine to the fullest. We help train your sense of smell and palate impression using fresh fruit, herbs, and other delectables that have been carefully selected by our winemaker.

Joeseph Phelps

Barrel Aging in Napa Cabernet

Study the role of oak barrels in the development of Cabernet Sauvignon. Taste four Cabernet Sauvignon samples aged in different barrels along with twelve aromas found in barrel-aged wines of different origin and toast levels

St. Supery

Ampelgraphy Master Class

Learn how to identify individual grape varieties by the distinctive attributes of their leaves. Once you have successfully matched the leaves with their variety, return to the winery for a sit down wine tasting showcasing the varietals you identified 

One of a Kind

Hill Family

The Secret Garden

The tour begins with an hour-long exploration of Hill Family Farms, an idyllic 1.3 acre oasis hidden smack in the middle of a Yountville residential community. The verdant plot brims with more than 120 different kinds of fruit trees.

Priest Ranch

Bacon & Wine Experience

We invite you to explore a new way to enjoy bacon with the addition of our Bacon Experience.  Five wines paired with five types of bacon will take your visit to the next level. The wine and bacon selection changes seasonally.

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Titus

Time Gone By

Explore the vineyard in our '53 Chevy Bel Air! You'll wind your way through the vineyards during this eighty minute experience, immersed in a world where life and farming were simpler.

Bocce Ball

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Our picnic tables and bocce ball courts are available for use by our guests.  We are happy to offer both of them for your enjoyment and space may be reserved on a first call basis.  

Bocce Ball Courts

Dutch Henry

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Our Tasting Room offers a unique wine experience for all our guests. We pride ourselves on exceptional wine and customer service. The Winery includes picnic grounds and bocce ball court so feel free to bring a picnic lunch. 

Bocce Ball Courts

Pope Valley Winery

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All Tastings include a mix of Silenus and

Artisan Vintner wines unless stated otherwise. After tastings are complete, guests can extend their visit in our beautiful garden grotto and play a game of bocce ball.

Bocce Ball Courts

Silenus