“There are three stages in a man’s life: He believes in Santa Claus, he doesn’t believe in Santa Claus, he is Santa Claus.” – Author Unknown
Although there were celebrations to honor Father’s during the same year that Mother’s Day became an official national holiday, Father’s Day was not declared a national holiday until 58 years after Mother’s Day. If you’re considering spending time in Napa or Sonoma Valley as a treat for you and your Father, Pure Luxury has some ideas for you.
B.R. Cohn Winery
On Sunday June 16th, B.R. Cohn welcomes visitors for a special Father’s Day event from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Enjoy a tasting of library wines, live music, croquet, and delicious snacks available for purchase. As an additional special treat, indulge in B.R. Cohn Cabernet Sauvignon Port and Rocky Patel cigars.
Chateau St. Jean Winery
As part of the Pinot and Pizza Music Series, Chateau St. Jean presents folk rock duo Solid Air on June 16th. Guests will enjoy wood-fired pizza cooked in Chateau St. Jean’s pizza oven paired with a glass of Chateau St. Jean Pinot Noir.
Benziger Family Winery
If you’re looking to include Saturday in a weekend Father’s Day celebration, Benziger Family Winery presents a special afternoon that also includes gourmet pizza from their brick oven. Feast on pizza while tasting barrel wines and new release wines while enjoying the view from Benziger’s Oak Terrace.
The Girl and the Fig
Begin your Sunday in Sonoma at The Girl and the Fig for a stellar morning brunch. Special brunch items include Duck Confit and Potato Hash, Eggs Benedict, Stuffed Brioche French Toast, and more.
El Dorado Kitchen
End the day on a delicious note with a visit to El Dorado Kitchen for a special dinner. Start the meal with a variety of appetizers including fresh, daily oysters. The list of choices for Main dishes includes Prime New York, Petaluma Duck Breast & Confit, Pan Roasted Scallops, and much more.
Charles Krug Winery
This year Charles Krug Winery invites visitors to celebrate the 3rd Annual Father’s Day BBQ on Sunday, June 16th from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The menu for the afternoon includes Chipotle Glazed Chicken, Marinated Tri-Tip, and grilled hot dogs for children. Each special Father will receive a Charles Krug T-shirt. Returning this year is the Wine Country Corvette Club with their collection of cars.
The Pear Southern Bistro
It’s always a good idea to begin an afternoon in Napa Valley with a hearty lunch. The Pear describes itself as “a classic American restaurant combining flavors of New Orleans and the deep South with ingredients from Napa Valley.” Lunch entrees include Chicken and Waffle, Gumbo Ya-Ya, Short Ribs, and more.
Domaine Chandon Etoile Restaurant
Spend an afternoon at Domaine Chandon’s Etoile Restaurant and surprise your Father with their Lunch Tasting Menu. The four course menu begins with Maine Lobster Salad paired with Etoile Brut and includes Wild Onaga paired with Chandon Reserve Blanc de Blancs, Anderson-Avilla Farms Rabbit paired with Etoile Rose, Niman Ranch Pork paired with Domaine Chandon Pinot Noir Carneros, and ends with Apple Tart Tartin.
Cole’s Chop House
For a classic steakhouse experience, enjoy dinner at Cole’s Chop House. Chops selections include lamb, pork, and beef. Steaks include Rib Eye, New York, Porterhouse, and Filet Mignon. Choices for sides include Sauteed Mushroom Caps, Baked Potato, Onion Rings, and more.
La Toque at Westin Verasa Napa
The Chef’s Table Menu at La Toque is offered throughout the restaurant and makes for an unforgettable dinner experience. The menu consists of multiple dishes each paired perfectly with a select wine.
For the ultimate Father’s Day celebration, contact Pure Luxury Transportation for a private, chauffeured car.