17 (and counting!) Ways To Get a Taste of Wine Country at Home

By Pati Navalta Poblete | March 25, 2020 | Food & Drink Wine and Spirits Eat and Drink Napa Valley wine

PhotobyEvaFanforUnsplash.jpgWine-tasting rooms are temporarily closed, but that doesn’t mean you still can’t get a taste of Napa Valley. Below are just a few businesses in Napa and Sonoma counties that are offering pick-up, deliveries and other ways to satisfy your wine country cravings.


NAPA COUNTY

Ad Hoc To-Go, part of the Thomas Keller Restaurant Group, is creating a daily changing, three-course family-style menu offered to-go, ready to reheat and serve ($19.50 per person). Wines from the menu available for take-out. Pick-up orders available Monday through Friday from 3 to 6 p.m. You can order online or call 9am-5:30pm. Pick up is available in the restaurant or curbside in Ad Hoc's parking lot. Call 707.681.2554 when you arrive and a member of the team will bring your order. 6476 Washington St., Yountville, 707.681.2554, thomaskeller.com/adhoc

Avow. Burgers, sandwiches salads. Delivery (local), curbside, carry-out available Thursday through Monday, 11am-9 pm. Carry-out bottles of select wine, beer and cocktails available. Curbside pick-up will be located in the loading zone on Main Street. 813 Main St., Napa, avownapa.com, 707.203.8900

Blackbird Vineyards is offering free delivery and a limited offer: Use code BBV50 to get $50 off any order of $200+ in wine. Offer is only valid until Monday, March 30. blackbirdvineyards.bespokecollection.com

Bouchon Bakery is still open daily 8am-2pm, offering freshly baked bread, coffee and pastries, salads, sandwiches, and desserts. 6528 Washington St., 707.944.2253, thomaskeller.com/bouchonbakeryyountville

Brix Napa Valley. Carry-out menu available, including fried chicken, burgers and salads, Tuesday through Saturday, 11am-6pm. All offerings on wine list available for take-out. 7377 St. Helena Hwy., 707.944.2749, brix.com

Ca’Momi Osteria. Authentic Italian cuisine. Online orders available for pick-up from 5-9pm daily. Delivery available for Napa and Yountville. To place an order, visit toasttab.com/camomiosteria/v3

Celadon is offering a dinner for four for $100: four salads, four entrees, and four desserts. Call 707.254.9690 to place orders for delivery or pick-up, available curbside by parking in the loading zone in front of Celadon. Call and they will bring your order out. 500 Main St., Suite G, Napa. View menu at celadonnapa.com.

Chateau Montelena has put together a “Wine Shelter” package, which includes a copy of Bottle Shock, the feel-good film based on Chateau Montelena’s win at the 1976 Judgment of Paris starring Alan Rickman and Chris Pine, a mix-and-match half or full case (6 or 12 bottles) of Montelena’s current releases and a complimentary wine tasting once tasting rooms reopen. In addition, Chateau Montelena is currently offering no contact, curbside pickup for locals and $1 shipping on all 12-case orders. Chateau Montelena has introduced a complimentary benefit to their CellarMaster club members: a virtual, Chateau Montelena tasting experience from the comforts of home where guests can connect with one of their live, virtual hosts for an appointment tailored to one's personal wine preferences. Non-club members can tune into their series of weekly Instagram Lives with winemaker Matt Crafton. Viewers can expect tastings, live Q&As, bottling line tours, and more. 1429 Tubbs Lane, Calistoga, 707.942.5105, montelena.com

Farmstead is offering to-go and delivery orders 11:30am-8pm daily. Visit longmeadowranch.com/togo and select pick-up or deliver when placing your order. Farmstead craft beers and Long Meadow Ranch wines available for delivery. You can pick up at Farmstead or have it delivered to your front door (if local). 38 Main St., St. Helena, 707.963.4555

Meritage Resort and Spa remains partially open with notable changes in service and offerings. Olive & Hay, its onsite farm-fresh Italian restaurant, is offering to-go order options between the hours 8am-8pm daily. Guests staying at the property can order through in-room dining or at the Meritage front desk by requesting items to be brought to their room. 875 Bordeaux Way, 866.370.6272, meritagecollection.com

Mustards Grill is offering take-out with curbside pick-up seven days a week, from 11:30am-6pm. Online ordering with third-party delivery is coming soon. 7399 Saint Helena Highway, 707.944.2424, mustardsgrill.com

Plumpjack Wines. PlumpJack, CADE and Odette are offering shipments of six bottles of wine for $1 shipping (or free of you’re a member). They will then be scheduling virtual wine tastings with a different estate with the winemaker (Jeff Owens for Odette, Danielle Cyrot for CADE and Aaron Miller for PlumpJack) for people to tune in with their wine in-hand. The first virtual tasting with be on Friday, March 27 at 2pm with Danielle Cyrot from CADE Estate celebrating International Woman’s History Month. The virtual tasting will be hosted on Facebook Live. Residents of Napa, American Canyon, Yountville, St. Helena or Calistoga can receive free delivery. Email wineryorders@plumpjack.com, 707.224.7533, plumpjackwinery.com

Press has launched two new curbside pick-up menus featuring its most popular dishes and wines. The Press Combo Meal is $18 for four items. A la carte additions are also available. Press Prix fixe dinner is $45 per person and includes a first course, a main dish and a side dish, plus sourdough bread, a shortbread cookie and a caramel. The menu is 30% off from the dine-in restaurant prices. Order in advance; pick-up times are noon-8pm. 587 St. Helena Highway, St. Helena, 707.967.0550, pressnapavalley.com

St. Supéry Estate Vineyards and Winery in Rutherford is holding six weeks of virtual wine tastings every Thursday afternoon. The tastings, hosted by St. Supery winemakers on Zoom and Facebook Live, will be interactive. Start by going on their website to buy the 6-pack home tasting kit that contains the wines to be discussed—promotional pricing and shipping included—along with suggested recipes to pair with each wine, then tune in. Their offerings include Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Sauvignon. stsupery.com

Vista Collina Resort’s Fivetown Grocery, its artisanal onsite market, is open between 7-6pm daily. Guests are invited to shop the offerings of assorted wine, beer, soft drinks, grab and go meals, frozen snacks and retail items. Fivetown Grocery will also remain at half capacity during this time. 850 Bordeaux Way, 888.965.7090, meritagecollection.com


SONOMA COUNTY

Bricoleur Vineyards’ online shop is open during this time. The business is donating 10% of all wine purchases (excluding shipping & taxes) to The Redwood Empire Food Bank to help offer food for those who need it at this time. For every $1 donated, they distribute $4 of healthy food. They want to help any way they can so starting today they are offering flat rate $9.95 shipping on any order of your Bricoleur favorites. Their offerings range from unoaked Chardonnay to Alexander Valley Zinfandel. Use code: SIPFROMHOME. BricoleurVineyards.com

The Donum Estate is offering $10 ground shipping on every online order of any size, using the code FRIEND10 at checkout. For every order placed online the business will donate $10 to the World Health Organization's COVID-19 Response Fund in honor of Donum customers. They offer Pinot Noir and Chardonnay in the Burgundian grand cru model from Donum’s Estate vineyards in Carneros, Russian River Valley and Anderson Valley. thedonumestate.com

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