CUSTOM PERSONALIZED CHAMPAGNE
We will work with you or your group
to design a custom champagne cellar tour.
"Sparkling Wine is a smile in a glass!"
The age-old myth that
sparkling wine is synonymous with the holiday season or weddings is long
gone. The crisp, dry and refreshing wine is appropriate in any
occasion and is a delicious match for a wide variety of foods. Learn how
the greats of American sparkling wine incorporate innovative wine making
techniques, ideal growing conditions and the rich traditions established
by the French to produce wines that can compete with any of their French
In the heart of the
Carneros appellation stands the majestic chateau which houses Domaine
Carneros winery. Claude Taittinger, president of the famous
Champagne Taittinger, traveled in the Carneros as a young man and
recognized the potential of this beautiful area to produce world-class
sparkling wines. With the completion of Domaine Carneros in 1989, his
dream of a California prestigious winery became a reality.
The story of Artesa,
set into the Carneros hills in the appellation of Carneros, actually
begins in Spain some 450 years ago. Upon its opening in 1991, the
architecturally-acclaimed facility, the wineries sole focus was methode
champenoise sparkling wine production. In 1997 the winery shifted focus
dramatically. 'Artesa', meaning 'handcrafted' in Catalan was born with
the inaugural release of ultra-premium still wines in September 1999.
From the terrace you can enjoy a view of both Napa and Sonoma valleys
while enjoying a glass of your favorite wine.
The sunny terrace at
Gloria Ferrer Champagne Caves beckons guests to enjoy a glass of
bubbly and soak up the splendor of the wine country. Their informative
cave tour focuses on the history, production of sparkling wines and the
exceptional qualities of the Carneros Appellation. Learn how the grapes
of sparkling wine, chardonnay and pinot noir, are blended together in
different proportions to create distinctive variations of the bubbly.
These options are
only a glimpse of what California Wine Tours can offer for corporate
clients, small groups or a couple looking for a romantic getaway.
Whether you are a local or are visiting wine country for a short time,
we encourage you to take advantage of one of our existing educational
programs or one of our experienced tour professionals can assist you in
customizing an excursion that fits your specific needs.
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