Masters and Makers @ Meritage

A Napa Valley Food and Wine Experience

Friday, February 12, 2016 – Sunday, February 14, 2016

Join The Meritage Resort and Spa at our Third Annual Masters and Makers @ Meritage – the ultimate food and wine 14-PHG-0415-5-TMR_MastersBrexperience. From Friday, February 12 to Sunday, February 16, this wine and food celebration showcases exquisite Napa Valley and Sonoma County wines with creative wine tasting experiences, seminars and dining at The Meritage Resort and Spa in world-famous Napa Valley. Renowned participants scheduled to appear include our own Executive Chef, Krisztian Karkus, Masters of Wine and Master Sommeliers and some of the finest wine makers in the region.

Learn more about the Masters and Makers @ Meritage events during this 3-day affair at The Meritage Resort and Spa. Select from individual events, or purchase the complete 3-Day All Access Pass.

Sign-up to be notified by email when we open registration for the 2016 Masters and Makers @ Meritage by emailing info@meritageresort.com today.  

*schedule, pricing and additional information subject to change for 2016 event.

 

2015 Highlights and Agenda:

Amuse Bouche

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm, The Masters and The Makers

Join Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars, Trinitas Cellars, and Master Sommelier as they taste and review five quintessential wines from Napa Valley.

$40/person

7:00 pm – 10:00 pm, The Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars Reserve Winemaker Dinner in the Estate Cave

Master Sommeliers and wine makers take guests on a food and wine journey with Meritage Executive Chef Krisztian Karkus. The event will feature wines from Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars. Stags Leap Wine Cellars Dinner Menu.

$175/person

Masters and Makers All-Access Pass

A 3-Day All Access Pass including entry into all events on Friday, two events on Saturday (one daytime and the evening Gala, does not include Trinitas Cellars Shape of the Glass Tasting with RIEDEL), and all events on Sunday.

Napa Wine Festival by The Meritage Resort

Á la Carte Saturday

(Guests are able to choose from several activities)

11:00 am – 2:00 pm, “Dirt and Rocks” by Quintessa

A Barrel Sample Exploration of Napa Terrior. Explore the influence that the soil and climate has on finished wine. Includes tasting five wines, two finished wines from two different vintages and three barrel samples (current vintage terrior expressions of Cabernet). This event is hosted by Quintessa. Quintessa Lunch Menu.

$90/person

11:00 am – 2:00 pm, Cook to This! Trinitas Cellars Cooking Class and Wine Pairing

Wine, recipes, ingredients and education. Guests create their own lunch with custom recipes paired with wines from Trinitas Cellars. Sip wine as you help create each course. Cook to This! Menu.

$90/person

2:30 pm – 4:30 pm, Trinitas Cellars Shape of the Glass Tasting with RIEDEL

Ever wonder why there are so many different shapes and sizes of stemware available? Join Trinitas Cellars and RIEDEL as we embark on a unique wine tasting experience focused on learning about the shape of the glass. Learn about how to match your stemware to your wine and enjoy the benefits of improved bouquet, texture, flavors and finish. The experience will take you through some of the finest wines in Trinitas Cellar’s portfolio and also the winemaking behind each wine. After the tasting experience, the glassware is yours to take home (experience with wine tasting and glassware is a $100+ value). Optional event, not part of all-access pass.

$60/person

7:00 pm – 10:00 pm, Gala and Grand Tasting

The Grand Ballroom is transformed into a majestic tasting room with 30-40 wineries from Napa Valley and Sonoma County showcasing many of the finest wines produced in the region. These wines will be featured along with endless creations from our incredible culinary team. Guest have the opportunity to pair a variety of exquisite wines with a wonderful selection of seafood, delightfully prepared meats, caviars, cheeses and decadent desserts, including chocolates from le Belge Chocolatier, while enjoying contemporary live music.

$125/person

*A portion of the proceeds from the Gala and Grand Tasting will benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of the North Bay.

Masters and Makers All-Access Pass

A 3-Day All Access Pass including entry into all events on Friday, two events on Saturday (one daytime and the evening Gala, does not include Trinitas Cellars Shape of the Glass Tasting with RIEDEL), and all events on Sunday.

Masters and Makers by Meritage

Prendre Un Verre

9:00 am – 1:00 pm, Bubbles and Brunch

Guests enjoy a farewell brunch paired perfectly with the sparkling wines of Napa Valley. Siena Brunch MenuPlease note that sales tax will be applied at Siena after your meal, gratuity not included. 

Tastings from Napa’s top sparkling winemakers, $20.

$49/person

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Appellation Tasting

A casual afternoon tasting of 30-40 wines from both Napa and Sonoma Valleys paired with cheeses and charcuterie.

$40/person

Masters and Makers All-Access Pass

A 3-Day All Access Pass including entry into all events on Friday, two events on Saturday (one daytime and the evening Gala, does not include Trinitas Cellars Shape of the Glass Tasting with RIEDEL), and all events on Sunday.

Masters and Makers

 Have Questions? Email: info@meritageresort.com.