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Click to see the Adventure options! Specially curated experiences for full conference attendees only. Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Napa Valley Wine Train Private Charter

The Napa Valley Wine Train journey will surely be an unforgettable way to experience Napa Valley’s lush vineyards and breathtaking landscape. You’ll enjoy a private charter on an elegant train with plush interior, personalized service and education about the Napa Valley.  Relax with a welcome glass of sparkling wine, an exclusive wine flight (featuring six wines!) and hors d’oeuvres. This private charter will last for approximately 3 hours from start to finish.

Price for tour is $125 per person (regularly $200!). Transportation to and from train departure/arrival point provided by AAPC.


Napa Valley Hiking Tour

Experience scenic views, exhilarating peaks, shady trails and wildlife viewings during a relaxing, guided Napa Valley hike through Skyline Wilderness Park. Comfortable, athletic clothes are recommended!  Water is provided.

Transportation to and from the hike will be provided by AAPC.  Price of tour included in full conference registration fee. No separate ticket purchase required.

Hess Winery (Wine Tasting & Art Tour)

Spend the afternoon enjoying the Hess Winery, located in the historic stone winery originally constructed in 1903. Attendees will enjoy various award-winning wines while also having the unique chance to visit Donald Hess’ extensive private contemporary Art Museum.

Tour is approximately 90 minutes in length. Transportation to and from the Hess Winery will be provided by AAPC.  Price of tour included in full conference registration fee. No separate ticket purchase required.

Culinary Institute of America Hands-on Cooking Class

Eat what you make in a 3 hour, hands-on class led by a Culinary Institute expert instructor! This unforgettable experience includes a full meal with two glasses of Greystone Cellars wine, a recipe packet and a Culinary Institute water bottle.

Price for class is $100 per person (regularly $155!). Transportation to and from the Culinary Institute will be provided by AAPC.

Culinary Institute of America Farm-to-Table Culinary Demonstration

This 60 minute class is produced in partnership with the Culinary Institute of America’s (CIA) Farm Manager, Matthew Gunn.  Watch (and taste!) expert chef’s create seasonal dishes based on what is available in the CIA’s garden. You’ll also enjoy one wine pairing during the demonstration.

Transportation to and from the Culinary Institute will be provided by AAPC.  Price of tour included in full conference registration fee. No separate ticket purchase required.