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Monday, September, 24, 2018

Napa & Sonoma with Sommelier Erica Archer, Nov 7-11, 2017 (SOLD OUT)

**This trip is now sold out.** You’ll be joining Sommelier Erica Archer on a small-group trip in the world renown wine regions of Napa and Sonoma, California, November 7-11, 2017. If you love wine, food, beautiful scenery, some adventure and relaxing too … You’re in for an incredible vacation. Please consider joining us for this wonderful Fall trip.

In addition to tasting many great wines of these regions and sub-regions, you’ll be learning a lot about the art of wine appreciation from a great teacher on visits to world class wineries enjoying incredible wines and on delicious dining experiences throughout your stay. Did we mention the hot air balloon ride over the valleys with spectacular views of the vineyards and breathtaking valley landscapes? 

Your Sommelier

Archer is a true oenophile, having obtained high levels of certification in her field. In 2010, she was awarded the Wine Spirit and Education Trust Level Three Advanced Certification in Wines and Spirits (with merit), became a Sommelier in the American Court of Master Sommeliers, and received her Certified Wine Professional award from the Culinary Institute of America in St. Helena, California. Erica is the principal of Wine Wise, a wine education and events service and is skilled at creating truly creative and memorable wine experiences that take guests beyond a typical tasting with her intimate understanding of what makes each wine unique. And she’ll do it with her trademark sense of humor.

Must be 21 years of age or older.

$3229.00 per person, double occupancy
$3929.00 per person, single occupancy

4-Nights at a Luxury Inn/Hotel
All hotel taxes
All ground transportation during the trip
Continental breakfasts daily
Three wine lunches
Three wine dinners
Meal taxes & gratuities
All scheduled wine tastings
Erica Archer as your professional wine escort
Hot air balloon ride
All admissions per itinerary
All sightseeing per itinerary

Airfare or travel to Napa (although we are looking into including transportation to and from San Francisco airport to the hotel in Napa if we can all plan our travel to arrive in SFO around the same time.) We’re happy to provide transportation to SFO airport for flights departing after 8pm on Sunday.

Trip guaranteed departure is based on 12 attendees.

To reserve your trip please submit your deposit of $500 per person. Contact Erica Archer at Wine Wise with any questions:, 207-619-4630.

If you must cancel after you have made your deposit and on or before 7/15/2017, there will be a $300.00 per person cancellation fee. If you must cancel after 7/15/2017, 50% payment is refundable if we can replace your reservation. We strongly urge you to consider taking travel insurance to help cover any unforeseen circumstances that may arise. For insurance information please visit InsureMyTrip.

Wine Wise and Erica Archer accept no responsibility for any delayed departures or arrivals, missed connections, loss, damage, or injury to person or property. We reserve the right to change the itinerary and substitute arrangements of any equal value, if circumstances warrant change.

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