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.
Garden Tour and Wine Tasting at the Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch – NEWLY ADDED!
Experience the responsibly farmed and family-owned vineyards of the picturesque Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch. Enjoy a chef-led garden tour and learn how fresh ingredients are used to make their extraordinary wines. Cap off a relaxing afternoon savoring the celebrated American farmhouse cuisine and a flight of estate grown wines. ($50 per person)
Culinary Institute of America Farm-to-Table Culinary Demonstration – SOLD OUT!
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.
Downtown Napa Winery Tasting – SOLD OUT!
The Napa Valley is home to hundreds of small-lot, artisanal wineries that most people will never find. Many of these wines are offered exclusively at the two dozen tasting rooms in Downtown Napa. Now’s your chance to join a walking tour guided by wine aficionado Jaimey Sexton to visit a selection of these and enjoy special tastings.
Cornerstone Cellars Wine Tasting – SOLD OUT!
Savor highly acclaimed wines during an intimate tasting experience on the luxurious grounds of the Vista Collina Resort.
Napa Valley Wine Train Private Charter – SOLD OUT!
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 – SOLD OUT!
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) – SOLD OUT!
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 – SOLD OUT!
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.