There is nothing more enticing than a combination of lodge accommodation and one of eight local Vintners holidays in Yosemite National Park. In fact, there is something to suit every taste.
Organization: Yosemite National Park
Dates: 11/04/2012 - 12/06/2012 update info
Time: 1:00:00 PM - 8:00:00 PM
Event Cost: Varies
Venue: The Ahwahnee in Yosemite National Park,CA
Contact: Kenny Karst
Phone: (209) 372-1445
A showcase of wines from local vinters, including food, wine tasting, seminars, meet the vinter reception and gourmet final dinner with 5-courses and choice of wines.
See http://www.yosemitepark.com/vintners-holidays.aspx for exact dates and packages!
Session 1 - Sun - Tues Nov 4 - 6, 2012
Session 2 - Wed/Thurs Nov 7 & 8, 2012 - Goddesses of the Grape
Session 3 - Sun - Tues Nov. 11 - 13, 2012
Session 4 - Wed/Thurs Nov 14 & 15, 2012
Session 5 - Sun - Tues Nov 25 - 27, 2012
Session 6 - Wed/Thurs Nov 28 & 29, 2012
Session 7 - Sun - Tues Dec 2 - 4, 2012
Session 8 - Wed/Thurs Dec 5 & 6, 2012
- Typically runs from November to December each year
- Ahwahnee Hotel and Yosemite Lodge - Yosemite National Park, CA
- 8 Vintners holidays for those wishing to taste the wonders of local wines from over thirty renowned winerie
Overview: Yosemite National Park offers 8 Vintners holidays for those wishing to taste the wonders of local wines from over thirty renowned wineries. In fact, the wine tasting experience has become so popular there that people now come from across the globe to participate. Not only are buyers attracted to these events, but tourists enjoy the pleasures that come from learning more about wine and getting the chance to stay in one of the area's best accommodation locations.
When: Typically runs from November to December each year
Where: Ahwahnee Hotel and Yosemite Lodge - Yosemite National Park, CA
Fees: Fixed costs are set per year
Details: Special packages combine to create an environment where visitors can partake in wine tasting and local recreation, whilst becoming more familiar with wine from the many wineries that participate in these exciting events.
The park's famous Ahwahnee Hotel is the main host. In fact, it has been offering these holidays now for two decades, pooling together both novice and experienced wine tasters with owners of some thirty two wineries.
The holidays range from 2 to 3 days in length, including seminars, discussions and professional wine tasting under the guidance of real experts. Every evening is highlighted not only with a chosen wine of the day, but a tasty and elegant dinner in the lodge's famous main dining room. In fact, the hotel's head chef is in charge of the excellent menu and delights guests with the ability to complement both food and wine in the most perfect way.
All holiday packages include accommodation at the lodge, event admission and tickets for the dinners. However, none of these vacations are available on weekends or seasonal holidays.