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Enjoy the Bounties of the Fall Wine Harvest at the Sonoma Horse Park

09.16.16 | Bespoke Itinerary
Photo Credit ©Alden Corrigan Media

Summer is considered the ideal vacation season, but for lovers of nature, wine, and horses, autumn is actually the best time for a getaway. California wine country is at its peak in the Fall, when you can enjoy the crisp air, the beautiful foliage, and the best in show venues at the Sonoma Horse Park.

Sonoma Horse Park showcases top regional and national championship riders, in fiercely competitive jumping.  Combine that with the best of Fall Harvest in California Wine Country and you definitely have a winning combination!  Check out some of our suggestions in our Curated Itinerary section for a stay in Sonoma.

Immerse yourself in the beauty and bounty of California wine country. Depending on your interests, we can personalize your trip to include private tours of California’s natural wonders, intimate dinners, private wine tastings, and luxury accommodations.

Begin your journey in Sonoma, where you can stay in a fifth-generation, family-owned farmhouse bed and breakfast with an on-site, Michelin-starred restaurant. Enjoy a private tour of the Armstrong Redwoods, author Jack London’s home, and historic Sonoma Square. Whet your palate with private tastings at area wineries. One of our favorites is a winery dedicated to limited-release, Bordeaux-styled wines, where you can experience a tasting inside of the natural caves where their wine is aged.

Farmhouse Inn Sonoma Horse ParkAnd of course, while in the heart of wine country, you can enjoy one of the country’s best horse shows at the Sonoma Horse Park. The shows are free, but for a truly one-of-a-kind experience, we can arrange a VIP table from which to relax and enjoy the festivities.

No trip to California wine country is complete without a visit to the Napa Valley, where you will stay at one of our exclusive, luxury properties. We’ll gladly curate all your winery stops on your preferences for vintages and varietals.

You can even take in the beauty of autumn in Northern California, from above, with a morning hot air balloon flight over the Napa Valley. Afterward, indulge in some of the best local food offerings, including cheeses, cured meats, olive oil, chocolates, and more.  Then, wrap up the night with a private dinner and live music inside a candle-lit wine cave.

There is limited availability during this popular time of year in wine country, so contact us today to begin planning your custom travel experience.


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