Everyone knows Napa is an amazing romantic destination, but for us it is also one of the best destinations for a small group of friends, multi-generational foodie families or corporate incentives. Napa offers the perfect setting for incredible culinary extravaganzas, fun group activities, and of course wine country adventures. American Excursionist is your expert on the ground to plan the ultimate small group escape in Napa for your clients. Email us at email@example.com and quote "Napa Valley For Groups" to start planning.
Day 1: Helicopter Arrival and Meadowood Dinner
Upon arrival in San Francisco Airport, you will be whisked away by helicopter over San Francisco Bay, the famous skyline, Alcatraz and finally to Napa, landing at a private winery for a welcome wine tasting. After settling in at your wine country hotel, tour the gardens and have a private dinner at Meadowood with a greeting from Three Michelin Star Chef, Chris Kostow. A perfect start to a perfect escape!
Day 2: Wine-making class and Private Wine Cave Dinner
Accompanied by a master sommelier and an expert wine-maker, take a hands-on class at one of Napa’s top wineries. Learn about Napa’s terroir and the art of grape growing, then blend your own wine. Prizes will be awarded and a winner crowned! Personalized labels are ready to finish off your very own bottle, the perfect gift. In the afternoon, tour one of Napa’s top art collections privately and end the evening in a gorgeous wine cave for a candle-lit dinner prepared by one of Napa’s top Chefs.
Day 3: Race Car Foodie Adventure & French Laundry Dinner
In the morning luxury race cars will be waiting at your hotel. Jump in and begin an exhilarating drive through the back roads of Napa and Sonoma. Stop along your journey to see how prize winning cheese is produced, taste olive oil at one of the area’s best producers, and end up in a beautiful winery for an outdoor cooking class and vineyard lunch. Then continue to the coast for oyster shucking and a champagne toast, before your final sunset sail along Tomales Bay. Return to Napa in the evening for a private French Laundry dinner to end all dinners!
Day 4: Horseback Brunch and Departure
This morning, saddle up for a morning ride in the vineyards, ending up at a grand brunch prepared for you at an exclusive private estate. Say goodbye to wine county and head to the airport for your trip home.