he Meritage Resort and Spa is announcing its 2015 Masters and Makers Winemaker Dinner series. Invited wineries include some of the most prestigious and well-known wineries and winemakers from across the Napa Valley including Trinchero Napa Valley, Schramsberg Vineyards, J. Davies Estate, Charles Krug Winery, Silver Oak, and Twomey Cellars. Each dinner will provide a special experience for guests from meeting with winemakers and proprietors to having the opportunity to “Build Your Own Bordeaux” style wine with Trinchero Napa Valley.
Event descriptions and dates are below. Additional information, including reservations, is available online at MeritageResort.com/Events.
Masters and Makers Winemaker Dinner Series with Trinchero Napa Valley
July 18, 2015 @ 6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
$135 per person
The Meritage Resort and Spa will welcome Trinchero Napa Valley to its Estate Cave for a unique dinner and wine experience. The Build your Own Bordeaux Winemaker Dinner gives guests the opportunity to gain a deeper wine tasting education, while enjoying a fabulous dinner prepared by the culinary team at The Meritage Resort.
Dinner guests will build their own Bordeaux style wine with classic varietal components: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Petite Verdot. Throughout the meal, guests will taste each varietal and learn about the art and history of blending, the classic characteristics of the grapes, and some of the famous blends of the world, including Meritage.
During dessert, each guest-designed wine judged and a winner will be chosen. The winner will receive a complimentary one-night stay at The Meritage Resort and Spa for a future visit based on availability (Sunday through Thursday nights only).
Masters Winemaker Dinner Series with Schramsberg Vineyards and J. Davies Estate
August 28, 2015 @ 6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
$125 per person
Join The Meritage Resort for our Winemaker Dinner Series on Friday, August 28, with Schramsberg Vineyards and J. Davies Estate.
The dinner reception will begin at 6:30 p.m. on the beautiful Vineyard Deck or Estate Cave (weather dependent), where delicious hors d’oeuvres and wine will be served. Then, retreat into our underground Estate Cave at 7 p.m. and savor an unforgettable multi-course dinner with wine pairings and sweet desserts!
Mingle with other guests and members from the Schramsberg Vineyards and J. Davies Estate wine making team to learn about the history of the vineyards that are among Napa Valley’s oldest, and the role their wines have even played in world history. We will taste some of their top varietals ranging from whites to reds to sparkling.
Masters Winemaker Dinner Series with Charles Krug Winery
September 4, 2015 @ 6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
$125 – $175 per person
The Meritage Resort and Spa will welcome Charles Krug Winery, owned by the Peter Mondavi Sr. family since 1943, as it continues its Masters Winemaker Dinner Series on September 4.
The dinner reception will begin at 6:30 p.m. on the Vineyard Deck or Estate Cave (weather dependent), with hors d’oeuvres and wine. Dinner will follow in the Estate Cave, where guests will enjoy a fabulous multi-course dinner featuring some of the top wines from Charles Krug Winery.
Guests will have the opportunity to hear from members of the Peter Mondavi Sr. family, and others from Charles Krug while enjoying fabulous wines paired with delicious foods, and learning about the history of Napa Valley’s first winery, Charles Krug, which was founded in 1861. Everyone will learn how both Krug and four generations of Mondavi’s have influenced Napa Valley’s development as a world-renown wine-producing region through innovation and dedication to their craft.