Sip & Soar Through Napa Valley - Hot Air Balloon and 3 Night Stay

Bidding Supports: Stewards of the Coast and Redwoods (Duncans Mills, CA)

Item Number
166
Value:
Priceless
Online Close:
Dec 4, 2019 4:00 PM PST

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Description

Sip & Soar Through Napa Valley
Hot Air Balloon Ride, Wine Tasting, Chauffeur, Meritage Resort and Spa 3-Night Stay for 2


This Experience Includes:
Hot Air Balloon ride for 2 over Napa Valley, including Champagne brunch
Wine tasting for 2 at Jessup Cellars in Yountville, Napa Valley
6 consecutive hours of chauffeured luxury sedan service
3-night stay in a standard guest room at the Meritage Resort and Spa in Napa Valley
Winspire booking & concierge service
 
Hot Air Balloon Sunrise Ride (Napa)
Get ready for the ride of your life!  Launching at sunrise when the winds are light and the temperature is cool is an exhilarating experience. Peacefully float above the world famous Napa Valley taking in the magnificent sights of wineries surrounded by endless rows of vineyards and the majestic mountains surrounding the Valley. You will be welcomed at the pre-dawn check-in and orientation and enjoy a seasonal Champagne brunch after the flight.


Balloon ride may be scheduled year-round, however optimal season is May through November. In the event of inclement weather on your scheduled flight date, your flight can be rescheduled for the next available date.


Jessup Cellars (Napa)  
Enjoy a visit to Jessup’s quaint Napa Valley tasting room and art gallery, just up the street from the famed The French Laundry in the village of Yountville. Relax and taste fine wine and cheese in the spacious gallery amongst curated art, featuring rotating exhibitions by celebrated regional and national artists. Over the past two decades, Jessup Cellars has earned a loyal following for its handcrafted wines of distinction and a word-of-mouth reputation for hosting one of the friendliest tasting experiences in all of wine country. If you’re a seasoned wine lover or just learning what wine is all about, you will feel comfortable and welcome at Jessup Cellars.
Beau Wine Tours


You will receive six consecutive hours of chauffeured luxury sedan service, subject to availability; inclusive of all service fees, PUC insurance, fuel and driver’s base gratuity. Located in the heart of Wine Country, Beau is the premier wine tour service in Napa and Sonoma Counties. Beau’s drivers are experts on the wine country area and can make winery recommendations based on your particular taste and interest.


The Meritage Resort and Spa (Napa)
Enjoy a 3-night stay in a standard guest room at The Meritage Resort and Spa.  Lavish guestrooms include features such as plush beds, marble baths, and plasma TVs. Located at the southern tip of Napa Valley in the Carneros region near where Napa and Sonoma meet, the Meritage Resort and Spa is situated on an eleven-acre private vineyard and offers an experience like no other for wine enthusiasts. The resort opened an immense 20,000 sq.ft. cave in Spring 2007, carved in the hillside under Napa's famous Grape Crusher statue. The Estate Wine Cave features wine country's only underground full service Spa Terra, the Trinitas Tasting Room, and the Entertainment Cave available for private dinners and weddings; all built underground with artisan stone, tile, and woodwork. The Meritage Bar features regional wine selections and signature cocktails in a setting of rich, polished wood and romantic lighting.


Daily resort fee is included in this package. Resort fee currently includes one bottle of wine (per stay), bottled water, local calls, business center and fitness center, wireless internet, parking, and evening shuttle to downtown Napa.
 
2020 Blackouts:  May 22-28; Jun 20-24; July 26-27; Sep 27-28 and weekends in September and October.  Additional blackouts may apply.


NOTE:
Napa is approximately 1.5 hours north of San Francisco and Oakland.

 

Special Instructions

All booking information will be provided to the winning bidder at the live event or mailed within a week of the auction closing.


In approximately 2-4 weeks after the auction you will receive a redemption email with information about your travel package as well as detailed instructions on how to proceed with the complimentary booking service.  
Winspire Booking & Concierge Service 
Winspire provides a team of seasoned travel professionals who will help you redeem your experience. All travel related details and reservations are handled for every part of your Winspire experience. Operating as a full-service travel agency, Winspire can assist with extra hotel nights, airfare, and additional guests. This service also provides you with an established network of onsite contacts who can help you book additional experiences, activities and tours.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Must be booked a minimum of 60 days in advance. Reservations are subject to availability. Certificates cannot be replaced if lost, stolen or destroyed. All purchases are non-refundable. Packages cannot be resold. Suggested retail value is calculated using rack room rates. Ground transportation is not included.