Hi everyone. My husband and I are spending three nights in Napa in the beginning of May. We're staying at a Bed and Breakfast in Napa. I would really appreciate some help with our itinerary. This is roughly what I have so far:
Saturday - our flight arrives into Oakland at 9:30 am, so after picking up our car, I figure we should get into town late morning/early afternoon.
Sunday - we have arranged a private wine tour to smaller, lesser known vineyards.
Monday - Maybe do the Calistoga area, and a mud bath at some point.
Tuesday - our flight leaves from Oakland at 6:30 pm.
Potential wineries: Silver Oak, Cakebread, Caymus, Artesa, Clos Pegase, Frank Family, Duckhorn, Schramsburg, Vincent Arroyo, Prager, Chateau Montelena?
Round Pond - olive oil tasting?
Potential restaurants - Celedon, Restaurant Allegria, Coles Chop house
Possibly Auberge du Soliel for drinks and apps
To consider - I love a good Cabernet, my husband likes Merlot, we both like sparkling wine and Port, not big on whites (although Far Niente Chardonnay is amazing!).
It's my birthday trip, so wouldn't mind splurging for a nice romantic dinner, but we live in Vegas and there are some great, expensive restaurants here. Would rather not spend $400 for dinner. Do love French food, though (champagne taste...).
Any suggestions for other restaurants would be welcome. The ones I picked are close to where we're staying so we don't have a long drive after drinking with dinner. But definitely open. Also, open to different wineries. We've both been to Napa before, years ago. We remember Sterling (great view, but not crazy about the wine), did the Mondavi tour, and the Domaine Chandon tour.
What am I missing? Thanks!