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San Francisco is one of the world's most diverse and exciting cities; it is the ideal place to begin your California Wine Country journey. Your luxurious hotel, where you have a Club Level room with special access to the lounge and to its concierge services, is perfectly located in San Francisco's historic and chic Nob Hill district. Spend the day exploring your new neighborhood and the rest of San Francisco.
After a morning at leisure, your private driver-guide shows you your choice of the Presidio, Harry Houdini's boyhood home, the Cliff House, Ocean Beach or Golden Gate Park. If you prefer, take a privately guided walk through Chinatown, North Beach and Fisherman's Wharf.
Take in great vistas as you are driven to Napa Valley and your charming hotel, Meadowood Napa Valley. Luxuriate in Meadowood's amenities, including its spa, where you can enjoy a therapeutic massage, swim in its lovely pool or have a picnic prepared by the resident chef.
Visit the 62-acre Quarryhill Botanical Gardens, home to one of the largest collections of scientifically documented, wild-source, temperate Asian plants in North America and Europe, planted by Quarryhill's owners in an effort to fully represent the endangered habitats of Eastern Asia. Planting new seedlings continues every spring and fall, with oaks, maples, dogwoods, lilies and roses particularly well represented in the garden. Increased efforts have been made to focus on rare and endangered species from China and Japan. Next, head to Loxton Cellars, a vineyard known for its limited production of ultra-premium Syrah wines as well as Zinfandels, California's "native" grape. After enjoying a food and wine pairing at Loxton Cellars, stroll through the vineyard with the owner, who later shares his collectible varietals with you and offers a private barrel tasting.
This morning you may take an optional hot air balloon ride over this scenic valley. In the afternoon, your private visit through Napa Valley includes two of the region's most prominent vineyards. Far Niente is a historic wine estate built in the 1880s. Enjoy a private tasting of their award-winning varietals with the opportunity to purchase a signed mixed case of wines for your private cellar. At Francis Ford Coppola's Rubicon Estate, learn about the history of Napa Valley and the film industry, and taste select varietals.
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your homebound flight.