An Insider’s Wine & Food Lover’s Getaway!

By / Wine + Drinks / June 2nd, 2010 / 1

Join Gurvinder Bhatia on an insider’s wine and food lovers’ tour of Napa Valley and San Francisco.  This 4 day, 5 night once-in-a-lifetime experience is a must-not-miss delicious and decadent getaway for any food and wine lover.  Travel like an insider with an insider as we access, taste and experience the best of Napa Valley and San Francisco. As well as his work as Wine Columnist for CBC Radio and Contributing Editor for Tidings Magazine, Bhatia’s extensive experience was honed from years of working as a food and wine consultant, international wine judge and wine educator. He is the owner of Vinomania.


Tour Dates: August 31st, 2010 to September 4th, 2010

Price: $3,295.00 Canadian dollars + GST per person for double occupancy. There is a $700 + GST supplement for single occupancy.

What is included: Accommodation, transport, all meals including breakfast, wine with meals and all tours and tastings at wineries.

Not included: Airfare, airport transfers, transportation to and from airports, meals not included in the itinerary, and all items of a personal nature

Contact Gurvinder Bhatia at 780.488.7973 or [email protected]


(subject to change)

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

Reception and Group assembly at Fairmont Nob Hill
Dinner at Michelin Star restaurant Micheal Mina’s
Overnight Stay at Fairmont Nob Hill

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010

Transportation to Napa Valley
Joseph Phelps Winery – Private Premium Tour & Tasting
Lunch and Tasting with Joel Gott at Taylor’s Automatic Refresher
Rubicon Estates – Private tour and tasting
Dinner ­exclusive dining experience at Merryvale Vineyards
Overnight at Napa Valley Lodge

Thursday, September 2nd 2010

Trinchero Napa Valley Winery ­Mastering Wine Aromas and the Aroma Wheel of Fortune with Barry Wiss
Mastering Food and Wine Pairing with Jeff Starr
Trinchero Winery ­lunch and winery tour
Domaine Chandon ­Prestige Private Tour & Tasting
Dinner at étoile (Chandon Winery)
Overnight at Napa Valley Lodge

Friday, September 3rd, 2010

Stags’ Leap Winery ­ Private Tour & Premium Tasting
Lunch at Beringer’s historic Hudson House
Beringer Winery ­Private Tour & Private Reserve Tasting
Dinner at Chef Thomas Keller’s Ad Hoc restaurant
Overnight at Napa Valley

Saturday, September 4th, 2010

Jarvis Winery ­private premium tour & tasting
Transportation to San Francisco
Free time, shopping, sight seeing, etc
Farewell Dinner at Incanto restaurant
Overnight at Fairmont Nob Hill


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