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Napa Valley Camping & Wine Tasting Adventure

Join us for a great adventure in Napa Valley, California!!

So have you ever stomped grapes for wine making? If you haven't, this trip is for you as this will be one of the highlights of our trip! We will visit Napa during one of the best times as not only is crush time during the fall harvest, but we will also experience spectacular fall colors.

(photo source: Pipes Magazine)

We will depart Los Angeles on a first class bus on Thursday night and while we sleep the bus driver will deliver us by morning to our campsite: the beautiful Bothe-Napa Valley State Park.
During our stay we will take a guided tour of Bale Gris Mill, go wine tasting in Calistoga, go on a Grape Stomping adventure at a local winery, explore St. Helena, hit local trails for some hiking (all hikes will be on trail and led by at least two Sierra Club leaders), hang out in downtown Napa, visit the famed Oxbow Public Market and enjoy delicious meals including tasting of local cheeses from Sonoma County!

The best part of it all is that you don't have to do any driving the whole weekend! Just come along to explore all that Napa Valley has to offer, hang out with old friends and make new ones along the way!!

Cost for this trip includes: campsite fees, bus fees, meals (Friday breakfast/lunch/happy hour/dinner, Saturday breakfast/lunch/happy hour/dinner, Sunday breakfast, and snacks on the bus), guided tour of Bale Gris Mill, guided hiking, private Grape Stomping experience at Grigch Hills Winery which includes grape stomping, t-shirt, glass with logo, and wine tasting.
For those of you who have watched the movie Bottle Shock, this will be a trip of a life time as we will visit Chateau Montelena, where parts of the movie were shot. Additionally, the winemaker from Grgich Hills Estate was part of the 1976 California wine winning team in France!!

In addition to our regular price we are also offering an add on package for those interested in doing a private tour and tasting of the popular Castello di Amorosa.

(photo source: Castello di Amorosa)

The following is the price breakdown:

Sierra Club Members: $280
Fee Trip + Castello di Amorosa Tour & Tasting: $318

Non-Sierra Club Members: $306
Fee Trip + Castello di Amorosa Tour & Tasting: $344

Please note that this trip mostly evolves around winetasting around Napa Valley, however, if you are not a wine drinker you are still welcome to join us as we will offer some non-wine drinking options.

All participants will need to bring their own tent (or share one), sleeping bag, sleeping pad, reusable dinnerware, and a friendly attitude! Participants will be expected to help with campsite setup and takedown as well as signing up for meal prep and clean-up.

Bus pickups will include a West Los Angeles and a Van Nuys location.
Complete information about trip will be emailed to finalized participants a few weeks before departure date.

Address for payment will be emailed to participants upon reservation.

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  • Stacy

    Thanks! Had a great time. Awesome adventures with awesome company!!!

    If anyone finds any pics of me stomping grapes ... Could ya email them to me... That was a moment to great to not have captured in film :-)

    October 22, 2013

  • Derrick D.

    Great Sierra Club trip! Thank you leadership team for my first Napa experience!

    October 22, 2013

  • Hanna

    Awesome trip!! Sanam and others did fantast
    ic job !!

    1 · October 21, 2013

  • Claudina S.

    It was an amazing experience

    October 21, 2013

  • Hanna

    I am not sure about the Castello di Amorosa Tour -- can I decide when in Napa? I'm about to post my check today.

    1 · August 5, 2013

    • Sanam

      Hello Hanna, sorry for the late response. Unfortunately, we need to know before hand as we have to provide them with a down payment and number of people attending before the trip.

      1 · August 12, 2013

    • Claudina S.

      Hi Hanna
      It was great meeting you and would love to continue out friendship here is my number[masked]

      October 20, 2013

  • Mina C.

    Looking forward to a Great Time and my favorite time of the year fall.

    October 14, 2013

    • Claudina S.

      Hi Mina
      It was a pleasure meeting you. Hope we can continue our friendship here is my number[masked]

      October 20, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I just want to say I can't believe I found this awesome event happening, I've been looking for something like this! And unfortunately me & my bf are busy this ONE weekend!! I can't wait to attend the next adventure. Have fun guys. -Jennifer

    October 15, 2013

  • Beto

    Great idea. I did a trip like this last year. enjoy!

    October 10, 2013

  • Daniel R.

    Can't wait never been wine tasting or to Napa

    1 · October 2, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    This is an amazing campground!! I stayed at the group campsite and it is so pretty with plenty of trails, great flat site for tents and the bathrooms are clean and offer hot water...just remember to bring lots of quarters as their is not a change machine and the hot water costs a buck or two!!

    1 · September 11, 2013

  • Rachel

    A wine tasting weekend sounds great! Looking forward to the trip!!

    1 · September 4, 2013

  • Sanam

    Just a reminder please hop on over to: to make your reservation for this trip so that you can receive payment information for this trip and take advantage of the Early Bird special!!

    1 · August 8, 2013

  • Hanna

    First time in Napa! Yay!

    1 · July 29, 2013

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Your organizer's refund policy for Napa Valley Camping & Wine Tasting Adventure

Additional notes: Full refund for cancellations 30 days prior to trip start date. 50% refund for cancellations 7-29 days prior to trip start date. No refunds for cancellations made less than 7 days before trip. Exceptions will be reviewed by trip leader after the trip.

Payments you make go to the organizer, not to Meetup. You must make refund requests to the organizer.

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