Napa Valley is an incredible place to visit any time of year — from the picture-perfect vineyards debuting the first buds of spring to the rich taste of a hearty Cabernet Sauvignon during the chilly months of winter. One particularly festive time of year to visit this mecca for wine lovers is during Christmas and New Year’s. Napa is peaceful and quiet, yet still stunning. Plus, there is the bonus of a reduced crowd, which can lead to an even more personal experience at the wineries. All this leaves us to ask the question, “What more could you ask for than a Napa New Year?”
Attend a Ball!
There are several wonderful places that are perfect for celebrating the New Year in Napa. If you enjoy partying with other revelers, look into the New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball at Castello di Amarosa. Bring your formal attire to wear to this New Year’s Eve party, after all, you will be celebrating in a castle! Your evening includes a wine tasting reception with passed hors d’oeuvres, a decadent five-course dinner in the Grand Barrel Room, live music and dancing and a photo booth for capturing all the excitement. Find your date and begin New Year with a sparkling wine toast and a kiss at midnight!
Dine in Style!
If a delicious celebratory dinner at a local eatery is more your style, our region boasts several of the best restaurants in Napa Valley. A meal on New Year’s Eve should be exciting, inspired and delicious, and you’ll certainly be able to find a restaurant that fits the bill! Several establishments traditionally host an incredible New Year’s Eve dining experience, including the Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch. This delicious farm-to-table restaurant typically offers a multi-course meal paired with Long Meadow Ranch wines. Visit their website as the holiday nears to check availability and make reservations.
Board the Napa Valley Wine Train!
For a different yet very elegant experience, you might want to try the Napa Valley Wine Train to ring in your Napa New Year! From easy access (the Wine Train is just 5 minutes from Churchill Manor!) to attending to every detail, a New Year’s celebration on the Wine Train is something special. This year’s theme is the Vintage Circus, which will add whimsical and theatrical touches to your evening.
Enjoy circus entertainment in the station and a sparkling wine and caviar reception before you climb aboard the train to indulge in a romantic 3.5-hour train ride. You’ll dine on a gourmet meal at twilight and enjoy an enchanting ride through Napa Valley, which simply twinkles at night. Arrive back at the station for dancing and a sparkling wine toast at midnight!
Plan a Romantic Night in at Churchill Manor
A romantic night in may be just what you have in mind, and what better destination for your Napa New Year than Churchill Manor? After a lovely dinner in Napa, return to the Inn and let the worries of 2015 slip away while you relax in our luxurious rooms.
Our Celebrate Package is the perfect compliment to your holiday getaway. When you book this package, you’ll enjoy a two-night stay, a chilled bottle of Napa Valley champagne (750ml), two champagne flutes, a seasonal bouquet of fresh flowers, and our exquisite chocolate-dipped strawberries. You also receive two Swedish massages, one-hour each in the privacy of your king-bed guest room or in the privacy of our downstairs parlor for guests staying in queen-bed rooms.
Here at Churchill Manor, you’ll find that our attention to detail and impeccable service sets us apart from other establishments in the area. Every morning, join us for a nourishing and delicious home made breakfast.
Ready to spend your New Year’s Eve in Napa with us? Contact our fabulous staff today to book your trip. However, our rooms do book quickly during the holidays so be sure to contact us soon.
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