ENCORE! Spa & Bubbly Wine Country Weekend Getaway
14 January, 2010
WINE COUNTRY WEEKEND MARCH GETAWAY PACKAGES NOW AVAILABLE
Sonoma "Spa & Bubbly" Getaway II Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa
Carneros, CA, January 14, 2010--Based upon the almost immediate sell-out of the November, 2009 Spa & Bubbly Getaway, an encore offering is now available March 26-28, 2010. Indulge in the ultimate wine country getaway! Domaine Carneros by Taittinger, Kerstin Florian, Jo Malone, Lulu Powers and the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa along with other indulgent favorites present "Spa & Bubbly Weekend II" March 26-28. Sparkling wines, spa treatments, a special VIP winery visit, yoga, aromatic explorations, original cocktails and locally inspired cuisine promise to deliver what today's savvy and stylish trendsetters crave in a weekend getaway.
March 26-28, 2010
Check in Friday, March 26th
Check out Sunday, March 28th
Bubbly Weekend Package Includes
• Two nights' classic accommodation at the unparalleled Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa
• Breakfast Daily
• Ground transportation to/from all scheduled events
• Friday evening Welcome Bubbly Reception and Winemaker Dinner hosted by Eileen Crane, CEO and Founding Winemaker of Domaine Carneros
• Saturday Morning Private Yoga Session
• VIP Visit to Domaine Carneros: Wine Blending Session and Food & Wine Pairings
• Cooking Demonstration and Lunch with Celebrity Chef Lulu Powers
• (1) 60- minute Spa Experience per person
• "Saturday Night Sonoma Style"
• Sparkling Cocktails from master mixologist Maria Hunt and Jo Malone Scent Explorations
Bubbly Blending: Learn Winemaker Eileen Crane's secrets to crafting Domaine Carneros' award winning and sought after Sparkling Rosé from organic vineyards at this hands-on component tasting and blending session.
Radically Different, Unexpected & Out of the Box food & wine pairing tour: You've heard of high-low ensembles, now it's time to experience it directly. Eileen will teach you the secrets of bubbly entertaining with a minute or month to spare and at every budget level, revealing some untraditional food pairings enjoyed with bubbly. She will guide you through the Sparkling Wine and Pinot Noir cellars giving you an insider's peek at the inner workings of a winery.
Cooking Demonstration & Lunch: Celebrity Chef Lulu Powers will create a simple and sophisticated entrée featuring local organic ingredients followed by Lunch with Eileen Crane in the winery's Carriage House featuring the latest releases from the Domaine Carneros portfolio.
"Saturday Night Sonoma Style" -
Eileen Crane hosts Sparkling Cocktails & Jo Malone Scent Explorations featuring cocktail expert Maria Hunt who will share insights on today's cocktail culture and recipes. The evening also includes a Jo Malone scent exploration - fragrance flavor bar set up in the suite where participants can sample and combine personal fragrances as well as indulge in a bounty of Sonoma County artisanal favorites including succulent Hog Island oysters, Fatted Calf charcuterie, renowned cheeses from Cowgirl Creamery and local chocolates.
This (limited participation) package is available only the weekend of March 26-28, 2010
Rates start at $800.00 per person USD based on double occupancy; single, triple and quad rates also available.
Suite upgrades available from $50 per night. Package may be booked online.
*Itinerary subject to change
*Transportation to/from the resort is not included in package price. Assistance in securing ground transportation from Bay Area Airport's may be made through the Hotel Concierge, please phone 707 938 9000 for additional information.
Renowned for natural mineral waters, unparalleled charm and gracious service, the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa is located 40 miles north of San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge in the famed Sonoma Valley, the heart of Northern California's wine country. A recipient of both the AAA-Four Diamond and Mobil-Four Star Award, the resort consistently provides the country's finest European spa experience. For reservations please call 1-800-441-1414 or (707) 938-9000, or visit the Inn's website at www.fairmont.com/sonoma.
Domaine Carneros is located in the picturesque Carneros AVA region known as its own appellation that shares a portion of both Sonoma and Napa Counties. The winery produces a super premium vintage Brut, a luxury Blanc de Blancs called Le Rêve, a Brut Rosé called Cuvée de la Pompadour and three Estate Pinot Noirs: Avant-Garde, Domaine Carneros Pinot Noir and The Famous Gate. Domaine Carneros was founded in 1987 by Champagne Taittinger Chairman Claude Taittinger, along with importer Kobrand Corporation, with a mission to produce some of the finest sparkling and still wines that reflect the Carneros terroir and the spirit of their French ownership. The winery is committed to environmentally friendly growing practices, and all of its estate vineyards are certified organic. In addition, the winery was one of the first to install a photovoltaic solar collection system for its energy needs. Domaine Carneros is open daily from 10:00 am until 6:00 pm and is located at 1240 Duhig Road (off Highway 121), six miles southwest of Napa. Visit www.domainecarneros.com for more information.
For media inquiries, please contact Kimberly Charles or Kendall Johnson at email@example.com. For reservations please call (800) 441-1414 or (707) 938-9000, or visit www.fairmont.com/sonoma.