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Luxury Tailor Made Travel

Tailor Made California: A Taste of Wine Country

5 Days from $6,495

Private Journey

Travel with your private party on this Luxury Tailor Made Journey, departing when you choose and with expert local guides leading the way; you can even customize the itinerary to your interests.

Explore the ruggedly beautiful Northern California coast, enjoying VIP winery tours in Napa and Sonoma Valleys, an insider foodie tour in Point Reyes, and world-class spa treatments along the way. Savor a private farm-to-table lunch with wine pairings at an authentic bodega, ride through wine country by horse and bike, and dine at the Michelin-starred restaurant of your renowned accommodations in the scenic Sonoma Valley.

A&K Advantages

Sojourn through vintage California wine country, relaxing with fine food, wine and amenities

Enjoy private wine tastings at select Napa Valley wineries not often open to the public

Savor a gastronomic tour through Point Reyes featuring tastings of local specialties

Sit down to a private farm-to-table lunch with wine pairings in an authentic bodega

Set out with a local expert guide on a tour of some of the Sonoma Valley’s most prestigious wineries

Ride horseback through Sonoma’s countryside, led by a former professional polo player, and bike with a guide through lush, scenic vineyards

Itinerary at a Glance

Day 1
Arrive San Francisco, California
Day 2
Sonoma Valley | Wine Lover’s Paradise
Day 3
Point Reyes | Food & Farm Tour
Day 4
Napa Valley | Local Food & Wine Tastings
Day 5
Depart San Francisco

Luxury Tailor Made Journeys depart on the dates that work for you and feature expert local guides throughout your journey. The itinerary below can be customized to your interests.

Day 1
Arrive San Francisco, California

Arrive in San Francisco, where you are met by your driver-guide and transferred to your luxurious accommodations in the heart of the enchanting Sonoma Valley wine region. After check-in, enjoy time at leisure to perhaps indulge in a romantic couple’s soak in a private outdoor tub, followed by a side-by-side massage at the Inn’s world-class spa. Afterward, enjoy time to freshen up for a pre-dinner private wine tasting led by one of the Inn’s resident sommeliers. Enlighten your palate as you savor an assortment of locally sourced wines, handpicked to match your personal tastes. Then, enjoy the rest of the evening at leisure, perhaps sitting down to dinner at the Farmhouse Inn’s renowned, Michelin-starred restaurant.

The Farmhouse Inn
Day 2
Sonoma Valley | Wine Lover’s Paradise

After breakfast, set out with a local expert guide on a tour of some of the Sonoma Valley’s most prestigious wineries. Structured around your wine tastes and preferences, your experience will feature off-the-beaten-track wineries usually not open to the public. Opt for the foggy rolling hills of the Russian River Valley that yield perfect conditions for growing Pinot Noir grapes, or choose the warmer Dry Creek Valley, where Zinfandel flourishes and multi-generational Italian families still till the soil. Get to know the local proprietors and winemakers, enjoying insider access made possible by A&K. At one of the wineries along the way, savor a tasting combined with a gourmet lunch. Return to your inn for an afternoon at leisure. This evening, enjoy a chauffeured drive to nearby Healdsburg for dinner at leisure, choosing from many local fine-dining options.

The Farmhouse Inn
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 3
Point Reyes | Food & Farm Tour

Today, journey to Point Reyes to indulge in an insider experience at farms that supply local chefs with premium artisanal ingredients. Taste their sustainably-produced cheeses and baked goods, and then enjoy a private gourmet lunch on the last family-owned cattle ranch in the Bay Area. Later, delight in a digestif tasting of a unique Champagne-style mead made from fermented honey. Learn about beekeeping as you tour the meadery’s apiary, before delving into the world of sustainable aquaculture as you tour an elite oyster farm and partake of a tasting on the shores of Tomales Bay. Afterward, check in to your hotel and spend rest of the day at your leisure, perhaps opting to dine at the hotel’s three-Michelin starred restaurant.

Meadowood Napa Valley
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 4
Napa Valley | Local Food & Wine Tastings

Enjoy breakfast before setting out on a leisurely Napa Valley wine tasting tour, as your expert guide customizes the day’s itinerary to your wine tastes and preferences. Visit two off-the-beaten-track wineries not usually open to the public, where you may meet the owners and/or winemakers. Enjoy a private farm-to-table lunch with wine pairings in an authentic bodega, then head back to the hotel for an afternoon at leisure perhaps indulging in the world-class on-site spa. This evening, dine at leisure, perhaps at a restaurant in the nearby gastronomic mecca of Yountville reached by transfers.

Meadowood Napa Valley
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 5
Depart San Francisco

After breakfast, privately transfer to San Francisco International airport for your departing flight.

Meals: Breakfast

Enhance Your Journey

Elevate your experience with a host of options available for an additional cost.

Lift Off in Style on a Private Hot Air Balloon Ride

Rise early to catch the sunrise from your very own hot air balloon, floating peacefully above corridors of grapevines, before landing for a Champagne brunch buffet.

Bike through the Vineyards

Enjoy a leisurely guided bike ride through the vineyards on trails that are restricted to bikes only, making stops to sample local wines at select family-owned wineries.

Ride Horseback through Wine Country

Experience the serene, stunning scenery of Sonoma County by horseback at one of Healdsburg’s most picturesque vineyard estates, and finish with a special tasting of its award-winning wines.

Priced from $6,495 for select dates in January - March & November - December , 2018

Priced from $6,995 for select dates in April - October, 2018

Prices are per person and based on double occupancy for 2018. Additional supplements may apply for travel over holidays, festivals and special events. Subject to availability.

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