Napa Valley is full of delights every season of the year. The region is blessed with great weather, fertile soil and interesting people. Winter brings golden mustard to the valley and the entire area is a beauty to behold! In Spring, the grapevines start to bud. In Summer, they are full of leaves and tiny grapes. By Autumn, we start harvesting the grapes to make wine. There are many other attractions of the region, too, including olive oil production, organic farming, cheese making and outstanding restaurants. Join us for a weekend as we explore the region's many seasonal offerings!

Sample Agenda:

Join us on Friday evening for a casual multiple-course welcome dinner in a favorite restaurant in Yountville.

On Saturday, we will begin our day with a tasting of exquisite chocolates. That will be followed by a garden tour and a cooking event in a private setting. Next we will tour a beautiful wine cellar and enjoy a pairing of local wines and favori...MORE


Caramelized Dates with Roasted Almonds & Fleur de Sel

Salad Course
Beet and Cara Cara Orange Salad

Main Course
Roasted Tenderloin of Pork with Winter Vegetables

Meyer Lemon Tart with Vanilla Cream

Menus for prepared meals can be adjusted to accomodate food allergies with advanced notice.

Classes are intimate and limited to 6 guests. The focus is on local, seasonal ingredients and recipes are designed to prepare at home. Food allergies can be accommodated for with advance notice. All meals and lodging (in a local inn) are included. The cost is $2000 per person (based on double occupancy). There is a $400 supplement for single lodging.