The Ahwahnee Vintners’ Holidays
The Ahwahnee Hotel in Yosemite National Park invites you to celebrate its 29th annual Vintners’ Holidays, continuing through December 2nd. This event series offers participants an exclusive opportunity to meet the winemakers at an intimate reception, taste the latest vintages and limited release samples, and learn about up and coming trends in viticulture.
To top off the event Executive Chef Percy Whatley will prepare a gourmet dinner using organic California ingredients to complement the wines.
Returning for 2010 were some of California’s top producers, including Mumm Napa, Schramsberg Vineyards, Plumpjack Winery/Cade Winery, Tablas Creek Vineyard and J Vineyards & Winery. New wineries joining the festivities this year included: Ancient Peaks Winery, Carol Shelton Wines, Franciscan, Freeman Vineyard & Winery, Hidden Ridge Vineyard, Hovey Wine and Selene Wines.
Vintners’ Holidays Lodging packages are available at both The Ahwahnee and Yosemite Lodge at the Falls:
Three-night packages starting at $1,275
Two-night packages starting at $1,106
Yosemite Lodge at the Falls
Three-night packages starting at $900
Two-night packages starting at $766
For more information and reservations click here or call 801.559.4884.
There is one session remaining:
December 1st-2nd (Wed-Thu)
Session Moderator: Michael Stepanovich, wine journalist and judge
Susie Selby, Selby Winery
Brett de Leuze, ZD Wines
Mia Klein, Selene Wines*
Joel Peterson, Ravenswood Winery
*Indicates new winery this year.