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(SOLD OUT) Small-Group Trip to Napa + Sonoma
Oct
13
to Oct 18

(SOLD OUT) Small-Group Trip to Napa + Sonoma

This trip is now sold out.

You’ll be joining Sommelier Erica Archer on a for a 5-night getaway in the world renown wine regions of Napa and Sonoma, California, October 13-18, 2019. 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. It has sold out the last four years in a row. We’ve included your arrival hotel night and added a wine reception and wine dinner on arrival night for this 2019 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? 

If you think you’d like to join us we do advice booking early. These small-group trips do fill-up quickly.

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.

PRICE:
$3875.00 per person, double occupancy
$4475.00 per person, single occupancy

Our sample itinerary is as follows:

Day 1: Sunday, October 13
Arrive at Sonoma hotel to check in and meet for our 5pm wine reception followed by a fun wine dinner at a fantastic restaurant.

Day 2: Monday, October 14
After breakfast at the hotel we’ll make our way to three wineries for incredible wines tastings and tours and a picnic wine lunch at one of the wineries. We’ll head to dinner at one of the region’s most renowned restaurants. We’ve scheduled dinner on the early side tonight since we have an early start for hot air balloon riding in the morning. You can spend the remaining evening time by the hotel’s fire pit, head into town for shopping, or straight to bed for our early start.

Day 3: Tuesday,, October 15
Experience an incredible early morning hot-air balloon ride over the breathtaking landscape of Napa Valley. How’s that for a great start to a Monday? Then we’ll enjoy a leisurely lunch at a great restaurant before our scenic drive to mountain side wineries. You’ll experience the powerful yet nuanced expressions of mountain terroir by tasting luxury, high-altitude estate wines in Napa. You’ll have dinner on your own this evening in one of downtown Sonoma’s many delicious restaurants.

Day 4: Wednesday, October 16
We’ll have breakfast at the hotel followed by a day visiting several wonderful wineries and a few surprises along the way. Then we’ll visit one of the areas ‘must visit’ eateries—for lunch on your own. After lunch we’ll visit wineries in one of Napa Valley’s premier districts.  Then you’ll have a few hours leisure time to relax or shop before meeting for a wine dinner at a nearby restaurant.

Day 5: Thursday, October 17
After breakfast we’ll spend the day tasting and touring some of Sonoma’s premier wine districts tasting exquisite wines and a nice picnic lunch. We’ll commence the evening and the trip with a farewell dinner at one of the region’s renowned restaurants.

Day 6: Friday, October 18
After breakfast we’ll check out of the hotel (for those not staying longer) and make our way to our final Sonoma winery visit.

YOUR TRIP INCLUDES:
5-Nights at a Luxury Inn/Hotel
All hotel taxes
All ground transportation for our itinerary in Napa & Sonoma
Continental breakfasts daily
Welcome reception
Three wine lunches
Four 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

DOES NOT INCLUDE:
Airfare or travel to Sonoma/Napa or from the airport to the hotel although we are happy to transport you from the airport to the hotel if your flights align with ours. We’re happy to provide transportation to SFO airport for flights departing after 3pm on Friday, October 18.

CONDITIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Trip guaranteed departure is based on 8 attendees.

RESERVATIONS:
To reserve your trip please Contact Erica Archer at Wine Wise erica.archer@winewiseevents.com or 207-619-4630 to submit your deposit of $1,000 per person. Remaining balance is due on July 1, 2019.

CANCELLATIONS:
If you must cancel after you have made your deposit and on or before 7/1/2019, there will be a $500.00 per person cancellation fee. If you must cancel after 7/1/2019, 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.

RESPONSIBILITY:
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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(SOLD OUT) Tuscany + Cinque Terre Extension
Apr
27
to May 6

(SOLD OUT) Tuscany + Cinque Terre Extension

THIS TRIP IS NOW SOLD OUT

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You’ll be joining Sommelier Erica Archer on a small-group trip to Tuscany, Italy, on a 6-day trip to the region’s incredible wineries and experiencing the magnificent wines, food, architecture, art, and history that the region has to offer… and we’re adding an optional side trip to Cinque Terre May 3-6, 2020.

Past trips have filled quickly. Do not delay in making your reservation for this trip if you’d like to join us.

If you love Italian wine, food, beautiful scenery, some adventure and relaxing too, then you are in for an incredible vacation.  In addition to visiting incredible wineries for exceptional wines and consuming some of the most incredible food the region has to offer, you’ll be learning a lot about the art of wine appreciation from a great teacher. Book early, as space is limited.

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Your Sommelier

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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 down to earth  style.

Must be 21 years of age or older.

PRICE:
€5,129.00 (Euro) per person, double occupancy
€5,829.00 (Euro) per person, single occupancy

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YOUR TRIP INCLUDES:
6-nights accommodation
All hotel taxes
All ground transportation during the trip
Continental breakfasts daily
Four wine lunches
Four wine dinners
Meal taxes & gratuities
All scheduled wine tastings
Erica Archer as your professional wine escort
All admissions per itinerary
All sightseeing per itinerary

DOES NOT INCLUDE:
Airfare or travel to and from Tuscany and our starting hotel location.
Some meals are on your own. These are arranged around free time to explore the picturesque Italian villas.
Cinque Terre excursion is priced separately at €1,900 (Euro) per person, double occupancy | €2,100 (Euro) per person, single occupancy.

CONDITIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Trip guaranteed departure is based on 8 attendees.

RESERVATIONS:
To reserve your trip please submit your deposit of $1,500 per person for the Tuscany trip + 500 per person for the Cinque Terre extension. Contact Erica Archer at Wine Wise with any questions: erica.archer@winewiseevents.com, 207-619-4630.

CANCELLATIONS:
If you must cancel your trip reservation with us before 12/15/2019 there will be a $500.00 per person cancellation fee. There are no refunds after 12/15/2019. We strongly urge you to consider taking travel insurance to help cover any unforeseen circumstances that may arise. For insurance information please visit InsureMyTrip.

RESPONSIBILITY:
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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Small-Group Trip to Oregon + Washington State
Oct
18
to Oct 25

Small-Group Trip to Oregon + Washington State

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You’ll be joining Sommelier Erica Archer on a for a 7-night getaway in the world renown wine regions of Oregon and Washington State, starting in Portland, Oregon and finishing in Seattle, Washington ... experiencing incredible wineries, eateries, scenery all along the way. 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 2020 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? 

If you think you’d like to join us we do advice booking early. These small-group trips do fill-up quickly.

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.

PRICE:
$5375.00 per person, double occupancy
$6375.00 per person, single occupancy

YOUR TRIP INCLUDES:
7-nights accommodations
All hotel taxes
All ground transportation for our itinerary
Continental breakfasts daily
Welcome reception
Five wine lunches
Five wine dinners
Meal taxes & gratuities
All scheduled wine tastings
Erica Archer as your professional wine escort
All admissions per itinerary
All sightseeing per itinerary

DOES NOT INCLUDE:
Airfare or travel to Portland, Oregon or from Seattle, Washington or travel to/from the hotels to the airport … although we are happy to transport you from the airport to the hotel if your flights align with ours.

CONDITIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Trip guaranteed departure is based on 8 attendees.

RESERVATIONS:
To reserve your trip please Contact Erica Archer at Wine Wise erica.archer@winewiseevents.com or 207-619-4630 to submit your deposit of $1,500 per person. Remaining balance is due on July 1, 2020.

CANCELLATIONS:
If you must cancel after you have made your deposit and on or before 5/1/2020, there will be a $500.00 per person cancellation fee. If you must cancel after 5/1/2019, 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.

RESPONSIBILITY:
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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Tuscany + Cinque Terre Extension
Apr
25
to May 5

Tuscany + Cinque Terre Extension

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4 spaces left. You’ll be joining Sommelier Erica Archer on a small-group trip to Tuscany, Italy, on a 7-night trip (April 25 - May 2) to the region’s incredible wineries and experiencing the magnificent wines, food, architecture, art, and history that the region has to offer… and we’re adding an optional side trip to Cinque Terre May 2-5, 2021. We’ve included your arrival hotel night on 4/25 and added a wine reception on arrival night for this 2021 trip.

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Past trips have filled quickly.. Do not delay in making your reservation for this trip if you’d like to join us.

If you love Italian wine, food, beautiful scenery, some adventure and relaxing too, then you are in for an incredible vacation.  In addition to visiting incredible wineries for exceptional wines and consuming some of the most incredible food the region has to offer, you’ll be learning a lot about the art of wine appreciation from a great teacher. Book early, as space is limited.

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Your Sommelier

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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 down to earth  style.

Must be 21 years of age or older.

PRICE:
€5,379.00 (Euro) per person, double occupancy
€6,379.00 (Euro) per person, single occupancy

YOUR TRIP INCLUDES:
7-nights accommodation
All hotel taxes
All ground transportation during the trip
Continental breakfasts daily
Welcome night wine reception
Four wine lunches
Four wine dinners
Meal taxes & gratuities
All scheduled wine tastings
Erica Archer as your professional tour guide
All admissions per itinerary
All sightseeing per itinerary

DOES NOT INCLUDE:
Airfare or travel to and from Tuscany and our starting hotel location.
Some meals are on your own. These are arranged around free time to explore the picturesque Italian villas.
Cinque Terre excursion is priced separately at €1,900 (Euro) per person, double occupancy or €2,100 (Euro) per person, single occupancy.

CONDITIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Trip guaranteed departure is based on 8 attendees.

RESERVATIONS:
To reserve your trip please submit your deposit of $1,500 per person for the Tuscany trip + 500 per person for the Cinque Terre extension. Contact Erica Archer at Wine Wise with any questions: erica.archer@winewiseevents.com, 207-619-4630. Remaining balance is due March 1, 2021.

CANCELLATIONS:
If you must cancel your trip reservation with us before 12/15/2020 there will be a $500.00 per person cancellation fee. There are no refunds after 12/15/2020. We strongly urge you to consider taking travel insurance to help cover any unforeseen circumstances that may arise. For insurance information please visit InsureMyTrip.

RESPONSIBILITY:
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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Tuscany + Cinque Terre Extension
May
2
to May 11

Tuscany + Cinque Terre Extension

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2 spaces left. You’ll be joining Sommelier Erica Archer on a small-group trip to Tuscany, Italy, on a 7-night trip (May 2-8) to the region’s incredible wineries and experiencing the magnificent wines, food, architecture, art, and history that the region has to offer… and we’re adding an optional side trip to Cinque Terre May 8-11, 2022. We’ve included your arrival hotel night on 5/1 and added a wine reception on arrival night for this 2022 trip.

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Past trips have filled quickly. Do not delay in making your reservation for this trip if you’d like to join us.

If you love Italian wine, food, beautiful scenery, some adventure and relaxing too, then you are in for an incredible vacation.  In addition to visiting incredible wineries for exceptional wines and consuming some of the most incredible food the region has to offer, you’ll be learning a lot about the art of wine appreciation from a great teacher. Book early, as space is limited.

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Your Sommelier

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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 down to earth  style.

Must be 21 years of age or older.

PRICE:
€5,379.00 (Euro) per person, double occupancy
€6,379.00 (Euro) per person, single occupancy

YOUR TRIP INCLUDES:
7-nights accommodation
All hotel taxes
All ground transportation during the trip
Continental breakfasts daily
Welcome night wine reception
Four wine lunches
Four wine dinners
Meal taxes & gratuities
All scheduled wine tastings
Erica Archer as your professional tour guide
All admissions per itinerary
All sightseeing per itinerary

DOES NOT INCLUDE:
Airfare or travel to and from Tuscany and our starting hotel location.
Some meals are on your own. These are arranged around free time to explore the picturesque Italian villas.
Cinque Terre excursion is priced separately at €1,900 (Euro) per person, double occupancy or €2,100 (Euro) per person, single occupancy.

CONDITIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Trip guaranteed departure is based on 8 attendees.

RESERVATIONS:
To reserve your trip please submit your deposit of $1,500 per person for the Tuscany trip + 500 per person for the Cinque Terre extension. Contact Erica Archer at Wine Wise with any questions: erica.archer@winewiseevents.com, 207-619-4630. Remaining balance is due March 1, 2021.

CANCELLATIONS:
If you must cancel your trip reservation with us before 12/15/2020 there will be a $500.00 per person cancellation fee. There are no refunds after 12/15/2020. We strongly urge you to consider taking travel insurance to help cover any unforeseen circumstances that may arise. For insurance information please visit InsureMyTrip.

RESPONSIBILITY:
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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 (SOLD OUT) Small-Group Trip to Tuscany + Cinque Terre
Apr
29
to May 8

(SOLD OUT) Small-Group Trip to Tuscany + Cinque Terre

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This small-group trip is now sold out. We have added a trip in the spring of 2020.

You’ll be joining Sommelier Erica Archer on a small-group trip to Tuscany, Italy, on a 6-day trip to the region’s incredible wineries and experiencing the magnificent wines, food, architecture, art, and history that the region has to offer… and we’re adding an optional side trip to Cinque Terre May 5-8, 2019.

If you love Italian wine, food, beautiful scenery, some adventure and relaxing too, then you are in for an incredible vacation.  In addition to visiting incredible wineries for exceptional wines and consuming some of the most incredible food the region has to offer, you’ll be learning a lot about the art of wine appreciation from a great teacher. Book early, as space is limited.

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 down to earth  style.

The itinerary will be forthcoming.

Must be 21 years of age or older.

PRICE:
€5,129.00 per person, double occupancy
€5,829.00 per person, single occupancy

YOUR TRIP INCLUDES:
6-nights accommodation
All hotel taxes
All ground transportation during the trip
Continental breakfasts daily
Four wine lunches
Four wine dinners
Meal taxes & gratuities
All scheduled wine tastings
Erica Archer as your professional wine escort
All admissions per itinerary
All sightseeing per itinerary

DOES NOT INCLUDE:
Airfare or travel to and from Tuscany and our starting hotel location.
Some meals are on your own. These are arranged around free time to explore the picturesque Italian villas.
Cinque Terre excursion is priced separately

CONDITIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Trip guaranteed departure is based on 12 attendees.

RESERVATIONS:
To reserve your trip please submit your deposit of $1,000 per person. Contact Erica Archer at Wine Wise with any questions: erica.archer@winewiseevents.com, 207-619-4630.

CANCELLATIONS:
If you must cancel after you have made your deposit and on or before 1/15/2019, there will be a $300.00 per person cancellation fee. If you must cancel after 1/15/2019, 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.

RESPONSIBILITY:
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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(SOLD OUT) Small-Group Trip to Napa & Sonoma
Nov
3
to Nov 8

(SOLD OUT) Small-Group Trip to Napa & Sonoma

This trip is sold out.

You’ll be joining Sommelier Erica Archer on a for a 5-night getaway in the world renown wine regions of Napa and Sonoma, California, November 3-8, 2018. 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. It has sold out the last two years in a row. We’ve included your arrival hotel night and added a wine reception and wine dinner on arrival night for this 2018 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.

PRICE:
$3675.00 per person, double occupancy
$4275.00 per person, single occupancy

Our sample itinerary is as follows:

Day 1: Saturday, November 3
Arrive at Sonoma hotel to check in and meet for our 5pm wine reception followed by a fun wine dinner at a fantastic restaurant.

Day 2: Sunday, November 4
After breakfast at the hotel we’ll make our way to three wineries for incredible wines tastings and tours and a picnic wine lunch at one of the wineries. We’ll head to dinner at one of the region’s most renowned restaurants. We’ve scheduled dinner on the early side tonight since we have an early start for hot air balloon riding in the morning. You can spend the remaining evening time by the hotel’s fire pit, head into town for shopping, or straight to bed for our early start.

Day 3: Monday, November 5
Experience an incredible early morning hot-air balloon ride over the breathtaking landscape of Napa Valley. How’s that for a great start to a Monday? Then we’ll enjoy a leisurely lunch at a great restaurant before our scenic drive to mountain side wineries. You’ll experience the powerful yet nuanced expressions of mountain terroir by tasting luxury, high-altitude estate wines in Napa. You’ll have dinner on your own this evening in one of downtown Sonoma’s many delicious restaurants.

Day 4: Tuesday, November 6
We’ll have breakfast at the hotel followed by a day visiting several wonderful wineries and a few surprises along the way. Then we’ll visit one of the areas ‘must visit’ eateries—for lunch on your own. After lunch we’ll visit wineries in one of Napa Valley’s premier districts.  Then you’ll have a few hours leisure time to relax or shop before meeting for a wine dinner at a nearby restaurant.

Day 5: Wednesday, November 7
After breakfast we’ll spend the day tasting and touring some of Sonoma’s premier wine districts tasting exquisite wines and a nice picnic lunch. We’ll commence the evening and the trip with a farewell dinner at one of the region’s renowned restaurants.

Day 6: Thursday, November 8
After breakfast we’ll check out of the hotel (for those not staying longer) and make our way to our final Sonoma winery visit.

 

YOUR TRIP INCLUDES:
5-Nights at a Luxury Inn/Hotel
All hotel taxes
All ground transportation for our itinerary in Napa & Sonoma
Continental breakfasts daily
Welcome reception
Three wine lunches
Four 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

DOES NOT INCLUDE:
Airfare or travel to Sonoma/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 3pm on Thursday, November 8.

CONDITIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Trip guaranteed departure is based on 8 attendees.

RESERVATIONS:
To reserve your trip please Contact Erica Archer at Wine Wise erica.archer@winewiseevents.com or 207-619-4630 to submit your deposit of $1,000 per person.

CANCELLATIONS:
If you must cancel after you have made your deposit and on or before 7/15/2018, there will be a $300.00 per person cancellation fee. If you must cancel after 7/15/2018, 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.

RESPONSIBILITY:
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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Tuscany + Cinque Terre Extension
Apr
30
to May 9

Tuscany + Cinque Terre Extension

This small-group trip is now sold out.

You’ll be joining Sommelier Erica Archer on a small-group trip to Tuscany, Italy, April 30-May 6, 2018, visiting the region’s incredible wineries, experiencing the magnificent wines, food, architecture, art, and history that the region has to offer… and we’re adding an optional side trip to Cinque Terre May 6-9, 2018.

If you love Italian wine, food, beautiful scenery, some adventure and relaxing too, then you are in for an incredible vacation.  In addition to visiting incredible wineries for exceptional wines and consuming some of the most incredible food the region has to offer, you’ll be learning a lot about the art of wine appreciation from a great teacher. Book early, as space is limited.

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 down to earth  style.

The itinerary will be forthcoming.

Must be 21 years of age or older.

PRICE:
€5,129.00 per person, double occupancy
€5,829.00 per person, single occupancy

YOUR TRIP INCLUDES:
6-nights accommodation
All hotel taxes
All ground transportation during the trip
Continental breakfasts daily
Four wine lunches
Four wine dinners
Meal taxes & gratuities
All scheduled wine tastings
Erica Archer as your professional wine escort
All admissions per itinerary
All sightseeing per itinerary

DOES NOT INCLUDE:
Airfare or travel to and from Tuscany.
Some meals are on your own. These are arranged around free time to explore the picturesque Italian villas.

CONDITIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Trip guaranteed departure is based on 12 attendees.

RESERVATIONS:
To reserve your trip please submit your deposit of $1,000 per person. Contact Erica Archer at Wine Wise with any questions: erica.archer@winewiseevents.com, 207-619-4630.

CANCELLATIONS:
If you must cancel after you have made your deposit and on or before 1/15/2019, there will be a $300.00 per person cancellation fee. If you must cancel after 1/15/2019, 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.

RESPONSIBILITY:
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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