In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing. ~Mignon McLaughlin
Across the globe, in the United States, Canada, France, Australia, Mexico, and in the United Kingdom, millions of people will be celebrating Valentine’s Day. Romantic gestures are sure to be as varied as the people giving and receiving them. For those celebrating in Northern California Wine Country, the options are endless and include celebrations at local wineries, restaurants, and hotels. Start planning now before your first pick is sold out!
Napa Valley Wineries
Castello di Amorosa
The Royal Hearts Gala on February 14th at Castello di Amorosa begins with a reception followed by a four-course dinner paired with Castello di Amorosa wines and live entertainment by Opera Amore.
Another option for the evening of February 14th is the Share the Love Valentine’s Dinner and Dance at Domaine Carneros. A three-course dinner paired with Domaine Carneros wines includes live music from The Dizzy Burnett Jazz Trio.
Robert Mondavi Winery
On Saturday, February 15th from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. treat your Valentine to Chocolate Dreams: Wine and Chocolate Walk-Around Tasting. Reservations required for this sweet indulgence and celebration of the perfect pairing of wine and chocolate.
Romantic Restaurants in Napa Valley
The Restaurant at Auberge du Soleil
The critically acclaimed cuisine and wine list makes this a dinner to be remembered. The special Valentine’s Day Dinner Menu includes roasted Maine lobster, Osetra caviar, white chocolate fondant and lime gateau, and much more. Optional wine pairing available and highly recommended.
Currently there isn’t a special Valentine’s Day dinner menu listed, but at this Michelin Star restaurant, every meal is special.
Romantic Packages at Napa Valley Luxury Hotels
Auberge du Soleil
The Heart and Soul Valentine’s Day Package at Auberge du Soleil is a three night stay that includes Valentine’s Day Dinner for two, breakfast for two each day, and many romantic surprises.
The Celebrate Romance package at Carneros Inn is a two night stay that begins with sparkling wine delivered to your cottage upon arrival and includes dinner for two, and breakfast in bed for two.
SONOMA VALLEY & COUNTY
Sonoma County Wineries
Paradise Ridge Winery
On Friday, February 14th, take the day off work or make it a short day and spend the afternoon with your special someone. From 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Paradise Ridge Winery will be offering a sparkling wine and food pairing. Reservations required.
Seghesio Family Vineyards
Enjoy a three-course Valentine’s Day Dinner in Seghesio Family Vineyards’ romantic Redwood Room. The reception begins at 7:00 p.m. with sparkling and still wines, and appetizers.
On Saturday, February 15th Rodney Strong Vineyards presents “Dance & Dine With Your Valentine.” You and your Valentine will experience a one hour Tango lesson followed by a three-course dinner in the winery’s Artisan Cellar.
Sonoma Valley & County Restaurants
Valentine PopUp at Suite D
If you haven’t had an opportunity to enjoy one of the dinner PopUps at Suite D, this is the perfect chance to treat yourself and your special someone. Suite D is a multi-use culinary event space by the girl & the fig LLC. Located in the Eighth Street Wineries complex, the staff at Suite D transforms their space for a variety of themes as part of each event whether it be a dinner, company party, conference, brunch, or a birthday or wedding celebration. The Valentine PopUp Tasting Menu & Bubbles for Friday, February 14th includes a trio of oysters on the half shell paired with Roederer Estate NV Brut Anderson Valley, lobster mac & cheese paired with Gloria Ferrer 2005 Brut Royal Cuvee Carneros, and much more.
Surprise your Valentine with a five-course dinner on Friday, February 14th. The Restaurant recommends calling soon for reservations.
Romantic Packages at Sonoma Valley & County Luxury Hotels
Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa
Escape to Sonoma Valley for the Romance in Wine Country Package. This decadent package includes sparkling wine and chocolate covered strawberries, two 60-minute spa treatments, rose petal turndown, and a wine tasting for two at Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards.
Located in Sonoma County, Hotel Healdsburg offers a Romance in Bloom – Suite Package. This incredible two night stay includes a 75 minute side-by-side massage and 25 minute soaking tub treatment for two. The spa experience ends with sparkling wine and chocolate truffles. Dinner for two at Dry Creek Kitchen is also included where you and your Valentine will enjoy the Chef’s seven-course tasting menu. Breakfast for two is also included.
Contact Pure Luxury Transportation for your private, chauffeured car and for assistance in creating a customized Valentine’s Day adventure.