No, I’m not offering to put you up for the weekend, but my friends at Bottlenotes are giving away a pretty awesome trip to the good life.  If you win, Bottlenotes’ founder and Chief Wineaux, Alyssa Rapp, will meet you and three friends in Napa to sample some of the best of the valley for a fun filled weekend.  This is a great chance to get to some difficult to get in to places, and also enjoy a chillaxing day up valley.

The current itenerary includes:

  • Cakebread Cellars

Meet one of the founding fathers of the Napa Valley, Jack Cakebread. Tasting appointment includes a VIP tour and tasting, along with a private lunch with Jack Cakebread, founder of Cakebread Cellars and an iconic figure in Napa.

  • Arietta

Spend an hour with Fritz Hatton, owner of the boutique winery Arietta and former Head of Christie’s Wine Department, at his beautiful Victorian home in St. Helena. Tasting appointment includes a rare tasting of all five new releases of this cult wine.

  • Spring Mountain Vineyards

Yes the one Falcon Crest was filmed at!  Enjoy an unforgettable mountain adventure at this beautiful private estate, the largest single contiguous property in the Napa Valley (850 acres!). Enjoy an exclusive mountain tour of Spring Mountain Vineyards by Jeep, followed by a tasting of library vintages of estate-bottled Cabernet Sauvignon with the winemaker.

  • Charles Krug

Explore your senses with industry icon, Peter Mondavi Jr. This visit includes a wine blending session with Pete Mondavi Jr., himself, who will teach you the secrets to making great wine. You’ll complete your visit with a grill-your-own-steak lunch with Pete and your newly blended wine, plus a selection of Charles Krug wines.

Now, there are three ways you can enter to win the fun fest.

  1. First, if you are a Daily Sip subscriber, you’re in like Flynn.
  2. Second, you should head over HERE to complete the online form.
  3. And finally, refer a few friends to the Daily Sip for some extra credit entries.

All the vital stats can be found over here at Bottlenotes Contest page, and the official contest dates are November 4th through December 14th.

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