You could win a Napa Valley Backroads & Railways California getaway with Wine Train, Chauffeur, Meritage Resort and Spa 3-Night Stay with Airfare for 2!
One winner will be drawn on Thursday, Nov. 30 at 7 p.m. Everyone who donates during WKSU's end of year fund drive, along with all sustaining members, will automatically be entered into the drawing. A donation is not required to enter the drawing. See WKSU's drawing and contest rules HERE.
This Experience Includes:
- 3-night stay in a standard guest room at the Meritage Resort and Spa in Napa Valley
- 6 consecutive hours of chauffeured luxury sedan service
- 3-hour gourmet dinner for 2 on the Napa Valley Wine Train
- Round-trip coach class airfare for 2 from within the 48 contiguous U.S. to San Francisco or Oakland, CA
- Winspire booking & concierge service
The Meritage Resort and Spa (Napa)
Enjoy a 3-night stay in a standard guest room at The Meritage Resort and Spa. Lavish guestrooms include features such as plush beds, marble baths, and plasma TVs. Located at the southern tip of Napa Valley in the Carneros region near where Napa and Sonoma meet, the Meritage Resort and Spa is situated on an eleven-acre private vineyard and offers an experience like no other for wine enthusiasts. The resort opened an immense cave of 20,000 square feet in Spring 2007, carved in the hillside under Napa's famous Grape Crusher statue. The Estate Wine Cave features wine country's only underground full service Spa Terra, the Trinitas Tasting Room, and the Entertainment Cave available for private dinners and weddings; all built underground with artisan stone, tile, and woodwork. The Meritage Bar features regional wine selections and signature cocktails in a setting of rich, polished wood and romantic lighting.
Daily resort fee is included in this package. Resort fee currently includes one bottle of wine (per stay), bottled water, local calls, business center and fitness center, wireless internet, parking and evening shuttle to downtown Napa.
2019 Blackouts: May 23-28; Jun 20-24 and weekends in September and October. Additional blackouts may apply.
Beau Wine Tours
You will receive six consecutive hours of chauffeured luxury sedan service, subject to availability; inclusive of all service fees, PUC insurance, fuel and driver’s base gratuity. Located in the heart of Wine Country, Beau is the premier wine tour service in Napa and Sonoma Counties. Beau’s drivers are experts on the wine country area and can make winery recommendations based on your particular taste and interest.
Napa Valley Wine Train
Enjoy a leisurely 3-hour journey for two along the 36-mile round-trip between the historic town of Napa through one of the world's most famous wine valleys to the quaint village of St. Helena and back. Enjoy a freshly prepared gourmet lunch or dinner as you view the vineyards and wineries from any of the vintage 1915-1917 Pullman Dining rail cars which have been lavishly restored. Award-winning Executive Chef, Kelly Macdonald uses only the freshest seasonal ingredients, earth friendly produce, humanely raised meats and line caught fish to prepare a meal that equals the best restaurants of Napa Valley. During spring and summer months, the long, warm, California twilight means that the vineyard views of the Napa Valley are bathed in beautiful golden sunlight for most of your journey. Or travel during the fall or winter months, when the train departs at sunset, and experience the romance and adventure of an antique train traveling through the darkness of night.
NOTE: Napa is approximately 1.5 hours north of San Francisco and Oakland.
This package includes round-trip coach class service for two from any major metropolitan airport in the 48 contiguous United States to San Francisco or Oakland, CA, subject to availability.
Airfare must be booked within one year from the date of purchase. Airfare taxes and a $25 per person processing fee are the responsibility of the purchaser. Blackout dates: Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s weeks.
Business and First Class upgrades are available at the time of booking for an additional fee. Use of frequent flyer miles for upgrades is dependent on specific ticket restrictions as determined by the airline’s frequent flyer program.
Winspire Booking & Concierge Service
Winspire provides a team of seasoned travel professionals who will help you redeem your experience. All travel related details and reservations are handled for every part of your Winspire experience. Operating as a full-service travel agency, Winspire can assist with extra hotel nights, airfare upgrades, and additional guests. This service also provides you with an established network of onsite contacts who can help you book additional experiences, activities and tours.
Must be booked a minimum of 60 days in advance. Reservations are subject to availability and hotel may be substituted for comparable or better property. Certificates cannot be replaced if lost, stolen or destroyed. All purchases are non-refundable. Packages cannot be resold. Suggested retail value is calculated using tariff air rates and rack room rates. Ground transportation is not included in this package unless where specified.