Celebrating Mother’s Day in Northern California Wine Country offers special experiences at local wineries and restaurants. Pure Luxury presents a sampling of select events in Sonoma County, Sonoma Valley, and Napa Valley to treat the special lady in your life.
Sonoma County Wineries
Chalk Hill Estate Vineyards & Winery
Make reservations for Sunday, May 12, for Mother’s Day Brunch at Chalk Hill Estate. Brunch consists of a three course wine and food pairing in the estate’s Pavilion. The Pavilion offers an unobstructed view of Wine Country. Mother’s receive a special gift from the Estate Garden during their visit.
Hartford Family Winery
On Mother’s Day weekend, Hartford Family presents a Food and Wine Pairing with Live Music on both Saturday, May 11, and Sunday, May 12th. The weather should be perfect all weekend long to celebrate with Hartford Family’s impeccable Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, or Old Vine Zinfandel.
Sonoma Valley Wineries & Restaurant
Chateau St. Jean Winery
Chateau St. Jean hosts A Toast to Mom at Chateau St. Jean on Saturday and Sunday. This special tasting takes place in Chateau St. Jean’s Rose Garden and features small bites deliciously paired with each wine, plus, a surprise gift for each special Mom.
B.R. Cohn Winery
At B.R. Cohn, Mother’s Day weekend falls on the same weekend as their New Zinfandel Release. Sunday is the day to visit when all Mom’s will receive a complimentary wine tasting. Sonoma Chocolatiers will be serving their specially made truffles to pair with B.R. Cohn’s Cabernet Sauvignon. B.R. Cohn welcomes special guest Michael Watchorn who will be offering raw and barbecued oysters for purchase. B.R. Cohn also welcomes special musical guest, Adam Marino, of the band Vs. The Earth from 12 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Saddles Steakhouse at MacArthur Place
The Mother’s Day Brunch at Saddles Steakhouse begins at 10:30am with complimentary sparkling wine. The menu includes a variety of Starters, and a diverse selection to choose from in their seafood, cold, and hot buffets. Some of the delicious options include oysters on the half shell, steamed jumbo prawns, king crab legs, angel hair pasta with bay shrimp and ricotta salata, crepes, prime rib, and classic eggs benedict.
Napa Valley Restaurants
Etoile Restaurant at Domaine Chandon
The Mother’s Day Tasting Menu at Etoile restaurant brilliantly pairs Domaine Chandon exclusive and reserve wines with a deliciously creative menu. Exclusive wines include Chandon Yountville Vintage Brut, 2007. Reserve wines on the menu are Chandon Reserve Blanc de Blancs and Chandon Reserve Pinot Noir Rose. The menu also includes still wines - Domaine Chandon, Chardonnay 2010 and Domaine Chandon, Pinot Noir, Carneros, 2010.
FARM at Carneros Inn
The family style Mother’s Day Brunch at FARM offers diners an array of outstanding choices such as Maine lobster bisque, Prime New York, Eggs Benedict, Ahi tuna, and a mini dessert trio consisting of lemon angel food cake with lemon curd and raspberries, blueberry macaroon napoleon with creme fraiche and almond, and dark chocolate coffee ganache with lady fingers and mascarpone cream.
La Toque at The Westin Verasa Napa
Once a year, for Mother’s Day, La Toque opens for brunch from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. This multi course experience begins with your choice of a cocktail, coffee, tea, or juice with a basket of warm cinnamon churros. The menu includes unforgettable cuisine including a lobster omelette featuring tender leeks, potato, fontina cheese, and a lobster hollandaise sauce.
Lucy’s Restaurant & Bar at Bardessono
Lucy’s uses sustainable, organic, and biodynamic ingredients whenever possible. A few of the Starters for Mother’s Day Brunch are steel cut oats, beet salad, and oysters on the half shell. Main dishes include Croque Madame, duck confit hash, a turkey omelette made with organic eggs, and biscuits and gravy. Glancing over these select options from the list of Main dishes, it’s clear that the diversity of the menu makes it possible for everyone to order something they will definitely enjoy.
Make sure to contact Pure Luxury Transportation soon and surprise your Mom with the gift of a private, chauffeured car. We will be happy to assist in planning the perfect day.