Napa Valley Hotel Announces Package for Wine Country Harvest SeasonBy Isabel Watson
Jul 20 2011
Napa Valley hotel Harvest Inn invites guests to enjoy Wine Country Harvest and Crush Season and the spectacular 360 degree views of the Napa Valley with its ‘View from the Top Package,’ an expertly balanced and blended three-night Napa Valley stay with breathtaking beauty.
The authentic Napa Valley experience includes dramatic views of the Valley’s ready-to-harvest grapes from a hot air balloon ride, and an exclusive winemaker-for-the-day wine blending and tasting. Everything in between is a breeze with blissful relaxation and pampering courtesy of the Inn’s personal concierge. Napa Valley Harvest and Crush Season depends on the weather, but is typically underway from August through October.
The Napa Valley hotel’s beautiful setting in the heart of the Napa Valley offers guests an extraordinary connection to the land with eight acres of fragrant gardens, a backyard of ripening grapes and views of the Mayacamas Mountains. Relaxation begins in a luxurious wine country vineyard view room, where guests unwind and uncork with a complimentary bottle of sparkling wine and rich chocolate truffles. Wrapped in monogrammed signature Harvest Inn robes, a delightful reminder of your stay, enjoy two one-hour Wine Country massages al fresco in the Redwood Grove outdoor massage cabana or in the privacy of the Inn’s Rose Section guest wing with its bordering gardens.
As dawn breaks over the Napa Valley, take flight in a traditional wicker basket balloon ride. The gentle winds and breezes carry you for an hour-long tour from above of California’s famous grape growing region. Back on terra firma, toast the perfect day with a Napa Valley Champagne brunch. Shuttled back to the Inn, guests are invited to stroll the vineyards adjacent trail or simply relax by the heated swimming pools and spas.
A new day to experience the riches of the land includes the opportunity to play winemakers and a private five-hour wine country tour in a luxury sedan, and an exclusive personal wine tasting tour at two of Harvest Inn preferred wine estates. A well-balanced wine is the primary goal of winemakers and guests learn the art of blending its components gracefully at Napa Valley’s historic Franciscan Winery or Louis M. Martini Winery. It is the quintessential authentic Napa Valley wine tasting adventure.
The three-night ‘View from the Top’ package price starts at $2,430, not including taxes and gratuities.
Reservations: toll-free at 1-800-950-8466 or at http://www.harvestinn.com . For the latest events and specials join Harvest Inn on Facebook and follow on Twitter.
About the Harvest Inn
The Harvest Inn is a world-renowned Napa Valley AAA Four Diamond hotel located in St. Helena, surrounded by premium wineries and extraordinary dining. Charming brick and wood cottages, guest rooms and suites are spread over eight acres of gorgeously landscaped gardens, making the Napa Valley Inn an ideal setting for a well-deserved, relaxing vacation getaway or intimate honeymoon. The Inn also features two heated swimming pools, well-equipped Fitness Center and massage treatment rooms tucked into the gardens and Redwoods.
All accommodations include breakfast daily, a wealth of amenities including aromatherapy personal care items, large flat screen televisions with DVD players, refrigerator with complimentary waters and juices and coffee/tea maker, high-speed Internet access and more. Most include fireplaces.
With stunning vineyard views and the Mayacamas Mountains just beyond, guests long to linger in the warm atmosphere with hand-crafted fireplaces, intricate woodwork and country estate ambience.
The Main Lodge features a welcoming lobby with singular 20-foot ceilings and custom carved woodwork throughout. Just beyond the lobby is the Inn’s spacious Great Room where guests enjoy fireside wine tastings beside the massive cobblestone hearth. The cozy wine bar is open daily until 11p.m. offering fine samples of local vintages, as well as tranquil views, handsome leather sofas, a grand piano and backgammon tables. Complimentary guided wine and cheese tastings from local producers are offered on Friday and Saturday nights in The Great Room.
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