Looking for something unique for Mother’s Day this year? Napa Wine Tours has more than a few ideas for events in Napa Valley that will make Mother’s Day 2013 a special year.
Napa Valley Wineries
Mother’s Day Tea at Domaine Carneros is offered at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Both times are sold out but there is a waiting list. This popular celebration includes Domaine Chandon sparkling wines, tea service, sweets, tea sandwiches and scones.
Chappellet Winery joins with Silverado Country Club for an unforgettable winemaker dinner on Thursday, May 9th as part of the Silverado’s Mother’s Day Weekend Celebration. Chappellet’s Winemaker, Phillip Corallo-Titus has partnered with Silverado’s Chef Jeffrey Jake to create an exquisite menu.
Castello di Amorosa
Castello di Amorosa hosts a Winemaker’s Luncheon on Friday, May 10th. Winemaker, Brooks Painter, and Associate Winemaker, Peter Velleno, will lead a tour of the vineyards surrounding the castle followed by a relaxing and delicious lunch at Castello di Amorosa’s Il Passito Patio.
Napa Valley Restaurants
The Mother’s Day Tasting Menu at Etoile located at Domaine Chandon brilliantly pairs Domaine Chandon exclusive and reserve wines with a deliciously creative menu. Exclusive wines include Chandon Yountville Vintage Brut, 2007. Reserve wines on the menu are Chandon Reserve Blanc de Blancs and Chandon Reserve Pinot Noir Rose. The menu also includes still wines – Domaine Chandon, Chardonnay 2010 and Domaine Chandon, Pinot Noir, Carneros, 2010.
FARM at Carneros Inn
The family style Mother’s Day Brunch at FARM offers diners an array of outstanding choices such as Maine lobster bisque, Prime New York, Eggs Benedict, Ahi tuna, and a mini dessert trio consisting of lemon angel food cake with lemon curd and raspberries, blueberry macaroon napoleon with creme fraiche and almond, and dark chocolate coffee ganache with lady fingers and mascarpone cream.
La Toque at The Westin Verasa Napa
Once a year, for Mother’s Day, La Toque opens for brunch from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. This multi course experience begins with your choice of a cocktail, coffee, tea, or juice with a basket of warm cinnamon churros. The menu includes unforgettable cuisine including a lobster omelette featuring tender leeks, potato, fontina cheese, and a lobster hollandaise sauce.
Lucy’s Restaurant & Bar at Bardessono
Lucy’s uses sustainable, organic, and biodynamic ingredients whenever possible. A few of the Starters for Mother’s Day Brunch are steel cut oats, beet salad, and oysters on the half shell. Main dishes include Croque Madame, duck confit hash, a turkey omelette made with organic eggs, and biscuits and gravy. Glancing over these select options from the list of Main dishes, it’s clear that the diversity of the menu at Lucy’s makes it possible for everyone to order something they will definitely enjoy.