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Jesse Katz Wine Tasting, Dinner at Valette, Chauffeur, Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country 3-Night Stay with Airfare for 2 (3222-2)

This Experience Includes:

  • Private Jesse Katz wine tasting for 2 in downtown Healdsburg
  • 5-course tasting menu at Valette Restaurant, Healdsburg
  • 6 consecutive hours of chauffeured luxury sedan service
  • 3-night stay in a standard guest room at Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country in Santa Rosa
  • Round-trip coach class airfare for 2 from within the 48 contiguous U.S. to San Francisco or Oakland, CA
  • Winspire booking & concierge service

Jesse Katz Winetasting (Healdsburg) 
Enjoy a private tasting of highly acclaimed winemaker Jesse Katz’s new custom blend, The Setting, along with some of his other handcrafted wines, in downtown Healdsburg.

The Setting Wines made national headlines in November 2017 when a rare bottle of the 2015 Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon became the most expensive single bottle of wine ever sold in the world.  It was purchased at Carnivale du Vin, Emeril Lagasse Foundation’s annual charity wine auction and gala…for the recording breaking price of $350,000! The bottle was part of a limited edition of The Setting Wines, created by Katz for famed Hollywood manager Shep Gordon.

Along with Gordon, Katz has also worked alongside Tony Hawk, helping him develop a custom blend for The Tony Hawk Foundation and Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel, in which he created a custom blend for their wedding.
 
Since 2010, when Katz was the youngest-hired head winemaker in the US, he has been named 40 Under 40 Tastemaker by Wine Enthusiast and was the first winemaker on the Forbes 30 Under 30.  He has also been featured in numerous publications including Food and Wine, People, Wine Advocate, Drinks Business, ESPN, Esquire and many more.

Dinner at Valette
Enjoy a 5-course tasting menu at Valette, just a short walk down the street from Jesse Katz’ tasting room. Valette has quickly become one of the best restaurants in the Napa and Sonoma region, recognized by Wine Enthusiast as one of America's 100 Best Wine Restaurants. Zagat’s review calls it a shining star, describing Valette as “first-class California menu meets high expectations”. It’s a big hit with locals and local vintners, who enjoy the rustic space with locally sourced dishes. Chef/Owner and Healdsburg native Dustin Valette crafts an elegant and imaginative menu from Sonoma County’s finest seasonal ingredients.

Not available on major holiday weekends.

Beau Wine Tours
Your party of two will receive 6 consecutive hours of chauffeured luxury sedan service, inclusive of all service fees, PUC insurance, fuel and driver’s base gratuity. Beau Wine Tours is the premier wine tour service in Napa and Sonoma Counties. Beau’s drivers are experts on the wine country area and can also make winery recommendations based on your particular taste and interest.

Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country (Santa Rosa)
Enjoy a 3-night stay in a standard guest room for two. This Mediterranean style hotel is just a short drive from Sonoma County, Napa Valley, Russian River and the gorgeous Pacific Coast. When not out exploring the area, sip wine by the cozy fire pit, relax in the outdoor heated pool, take a tranquil walk through the unique sculpture garden, or stroll to the shops, restaurants and cultural attractions in picturesque Santa Rosa.

2017 Blackout dates: Sep 22, 23; Oct 7.
2018 Blackout dates:  Apr 28; May 19, 26; Jun 23; Jul 28; Sep 15, 22.  Additional dates may apply.

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

Airfare
This package includes round-trip coach class service for two from any major metropolitan airport in the 48 contiguous United States to San Francisco or Oakland, CA, subject to availability.

Airfare must be booked within one year from the date of purchase. Airfare taxes and a $25 per person processing fee are the responsibility of the purchaser. Blackout dates: Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s weeks.

Business and First Class upgrades are available at the time of booking for an additional fee. Use of frequent flyer miles for upgrades is dependent on specific ticket restrictions as determined by the airline’s frequent flyer program.

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 upgrades, 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. Ground transportation is not included.

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