Tour, taste, and experience the best of two very popular wine regions of the northwest during your 7-day holiday. Go on the culinary adventure of a lifetime and discover the rich flavors of some of the best wines from this side of the continent. Journey to Walla Walla and Willamette Valley, as you visit remarkable vineyards, taste authentic vintages, and rediscover the joys of living.
You will be staying at Cameo Heights Mansion, the first three nights of your tour. On the majestic basalt bluffs overlooking the peaceful Walla Walla River, the Cameo Heights Mansion bed and breakfast rises regally over a lush 400-acre orchard and vineyard. The unique location, removed from the din of city noise and lights, creates an oasis of serenity and scenic beauty in the midst of Washington wine country.
During your stay at Cameo Heights Mansion, you will be staying in the Asian suite. Lazy dreaming amidst the suite's sumptuous linens reveals the splendid architectural domed ceiling, legendary at the mansion. Distinguishing features include a gas fireplace, dome ceiling, queen-size bed, Oceania two-person air-jetted bathtub, hidden shelf-lighting in bed and bathroom, flat-screen TV pivots out from wall for viewing from dining table or bed, and in-room dining.
The room is located on the 3rd floor, up a circular stairway consisting of 17 steps from the second floor, where all the dining takes place and another 17 steps from the bottom pool level, through another circular staircase, with a north view of orchard and bare hillside.
You will be staying at Youngberg Hill Vineyards and Inn for the last three nights of your tour. This luxurious bed and breakfast provides guests with the opportunity to explore the 22-year old organic vineyard and to taste own estates award-winning wines. Youngberg Hill Vineyards and Inn will take your breath away with the most beautiful views, warm luxurious rooms, personal and impeccable service, and exceptional estate wines. The accommodation provides the perfect location for those seeking a quiet, romantic getaway and a great base for touring Oregon wine country.
During your stay at Youngberg Hill Vineyards and Inn, you will be staying in the Pommard room. This second floor room comes with a bay-window, queen-sized bed, fireplace, and two person double shower bathroom. It is located on the second floor, overlooking the stunning valley, and the Natasha and Bailey Block vineyards. This room has recently been renovated.
You will spend the first three nights of your wine tour in the beautiful Walla Walla river valley, acclaimed for its award-winning Bordeaux and Rhone reds and whites and many other exotic varietals. There, you will enjoy a three hour limo tour with wine tastings at local area wineries and a personal tour of the on-site Walla Walla river vineyard. On one of the evenings, you will be invited to a seven course tasting dinner for two at the award-winning on-site restaurant, The Vine.
Your next destination, and home for the following 3 nights, will be Oregon's Williamette Valley, with its world-renowned wines made from cool-climate grapes, such as Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris. There, you will enjoy a vineyard and winery tour, with included barrel tasting, followed by a wine tasting reception, which will take place each evening. Upon arrival at your hotel, you will be greeted with a complimentary bottle of wine in your room. A concierge service will also be provided, if you wish to further explore the many wineries available.
This holiday will take place in Walla Walla, Washington.
During your stay, romance continues with gourmet breakfast services prepared on-site and, whenever possible, using fresh ingredients and produce grown right from the valley. Breakfast begins with fresh fruit, followed by sumptuous and varied entrees, ordered off a menu of choices, such as egg burrito with house-made masa tortillas, grilled vegetables, and Don Juan's chorizo sausage; or fruit stuffed french toast with Templeman's Canadian bacon; sometimes, a made to order omelet or Italian sausage fritatta with sun dried tomato; other times, lemon zested ricotta pancakes with fresh peaches. Menus change every day. During your stay at Cameo Heights Mansion, you will also enjoy a special gourmet 7-course dinner with wine pairings.
One of the distinctive pleasures of Cameo Heights Mansion is the restorative healing and natural peace that washes over and imbues, especially when you consider adding one of several spa packages to your stay. At the wonderful Walla Walla spa, you can rejuvenate your mind and body with the calm secluded surroundings of sky and river.
Impress salon does hair, makeup, pedicure, facial, and manicure. Health Quest therapists perform body massage. They both offer professional on-site therapeutic spa services that cleanse, beautify, and restore your body and soul. All spa services are scheduled by appointment at least two weeks in advance of your visit to ensure that there will always be professional spa services available. Requests with less than two weeks of notice are subject to availability.
The nearest major airport is Walla Walla Regional Airport (ALW). This airport has domestic flights and is 5 miles from the center of Walla Walla, Washington.