Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Domaine Carneros Present a Wine Country BFF Weekend
Posted Jun 05 2009 4:02pm
WINE COUNTRY B.F.F. WEEKEND
Girls “Bubbly” Get-away at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa
Indulge in the ultimate girls get-away! Domaine Carneros by Taittinger, Kerstin Florian, Jo Malone and the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa along with other girlfriend favorites present “Bubbly Weekend” November 20-22 2009. Sparkling wines, spa, cool winery visit, make-up tips and tricks, scent explorations, refreshing cocktails and locally inspired cuisine promise to deliver what today’s trend-setting and stylish girls really, really want.
Bubbly Weekend Package Includes:
* Two night’s 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 Journey to Domaine Carneros: Bubbly 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 and Jo Malone Scent Explorations featured guest and rock star Master Mixologist Scott Beattie
Bubbly Blending: Learn Winemaker Eileen Crane's secrets to crafting Domaine Carneros' award winning and sought after Sparkling Rose 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 whether your budget is generous or not and discover 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 Artisanal Cocktail expert and Master Mixologist Scott Beattie, author of Artisanal Cocktails, each guest will receive an autographed copy of Scott’s book. The evening also includes a Jo Malone scent exploration – fragrance flavor bar set up in the suite where participants can sample and combine fragrances as well as indulge in a bounty of Sonoma County Artisanal favorites including succulent Hog Island oysters, Fatted Calf Charcuterie, tangy cheeses from Cowgirl Creamery and local chocolates.
This (limited participation) package is available only the weekend of Nov 20-22, 2009
Rates start at $650.00 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 at:
*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.
Liz Here: This is in my "neck of the woods" and I have to say that the Sonoma Mission Inn is an amazing resort. I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to stay there once and it was magnificent!