Step into the world of Jean-Charles Boisset and embark on a journey through the enchanting landscapes of Napa Valley. We invite you to experience the beauty and elegance of wine country. Through his eyes, you’ll discover hidden gems and timeless traditions, as well as his favorite wineries, tasting rooms, and culinary delights. Immerse yourself in the intoxicating aromas and flavors that make Napa Valley a world-renowned wine destination.
Whether you’re a wine enthusiast, a lover of art and culture, or simply seeking a captivating adventure, Jean-Charles’ perfect day in Napa promises to be an unforgettable experience.
Your Historical Destination: Calistoga Depot
Start your day with a cup of locally roasted coffee and choose from a delicious offering of breakfast staples at The Calistoga Depot Provisions! Plus, don’t forget the snacks to keep you fueled throughout your day exploring wine country. From world-class cheese, charcuterie, and prepared foods, everything is sourced with an emphasis on local, sustainable, and organically produced ingredients.
Dress in Velvet and Taste a Napa Valley Icon: Raymond Vineyards
One of the Napa Valley’s iconic, pioneering wineries with roots in the earliest foundations of winegrowing in Napa, Raymond Vineyards celebrated its first harvest in 1974. So, whether you want to try your hand at being a winemaker for a day by blending your own Napa Valley Bordeaux-style red wine complete with designing your own personal label; or if you would rather relax in the serene and picturesque setting of Wine Country nestled in your own private Cabana Under the Palms or seated in the Grove, Raymond Vineyards is the perfect location to experience a world of discovery and exceptional wines.
JCB St. Helena The JCB Salon, St. Helena is a secluded hideaway on the Raymond Vineyards property in Napa Valley that embraces a new height of luxury. Ideal for small private parties and intimate wine tastings.
Feminine Elegance in Rutherford with Kitchen Memories Collection: Elizabeth Spencer Winery
Set in the heart of Napa Valley, at Rutherford Cross Estate, sits a historic 1872 brick Post Office that is home to one of Rutherford’s best-kept secrets. Tucked behind the building is an enchanted and serene setting that unveils the epitome of hospitality and award-winning wines. At Elizabeth Spencer, you will embark on a journey of exploration and discover signature wines while soaking up the sun, and charm, in the picturesque outdoor courtyard complete with lawn games like croquet and cornhole.
Lunch at Oakville Grocery & Wine Tasting at Oakville Wine Merchant
Oakville Grocery has been a wine country institution since 1881. This idyllic locale is now a vibrant gathering place for locals and visitors, wine drinkers and vintners, hungry neighbors and culinary connoisseurs. Enjoy lunch at one of the outdoor picnic tables and enjoy the delicious food offerings – from our artisan salads, mezzaluna, and sandwiches to our wood-oven pizza and burgers – everything is inspired by the California approach to eating only what’s seasonal and available. Our menu changes often, guaranteeing that every bit is honest and full-flavored with the best of local cheese, vegetables, meats, and herbs, cooked to perfection!
The Oakville Wine Merchant is a destination to enjoy more than 50 wines by the glass from Napa’s finest producers in a comfortable lounge setting. Located adjacent to Oakville Grocery in the nearly 150-year-old Victorian house also home to the 1881 Napa Wine History Museum, Oakville Wine Merchant features Wine Stations loaded with wines grouped by Napa Valley sub-appellations available to taste by the half-glass, full-glass, or bottle.
Celebrate in Style and Transcend Terroir: JCB Yountville
The JCB Tasting Salon is a one-of-a-kind experience, uniting award-winning wines, luxury, and style, curated and created by Jean-Charles Boisset. This unique tasting environment will allow you to relax in decadence and experience wine tasting entirely reimagined. And what says luxury more than Champagne Wishes and Caviar Dreams — This flight features a selection of artisanal caviar paired with exceptional JCB champagnes and sparkling wines.
Indulge in Style: Chateau Buena Vista
When Buena Vista Winery was founded in 1857, it spanned from Sonoma to Napa, and it has been a dream to re-establish the winery with a permanent destination in Napa Valley, which has been realized through the Chateau Buena Vista tasting room in the historic 1929 Gordon Building in downtown Napa. And there is no better way to cap off a successful day in Wine Country than to experience the pinnacle of luxury in the form of a decadent pairing of Cabernet Sauvignon and Chocolate. This perfectly paired sequence heightens your senses, leaves you filled with delight, and is an unparalleled indulgence.
Raise a glass to toast the end of this remarkable adventure! Here’s to Napa Valley, here’s to Jean-Charles Boisset, and here’s to the magic that lies within every bottle, waiting to be uncorked and shared!