TOUR BURGUNDY WITH MARGRIT MONDAVI AND GENEVIÈVE JANSSENS

• 24 BOTTLES OF NAPA VALLEY WINE, AS NOTED

• ROUND-TRIP, BUSINESS-CLASS AIRFARE FOR 4 FROM MAJOR U.S. AIRPORT HUB TO AND FROM PARIS

• 4 NIGHTS’ ACCOMMODATIONS FOR 2 COUPLES

• 4 DINNERS, INCLUDING 3 IN MICHELIN-STARRED RESTAURANTS

• TOUR HOSTED BY MARGRIT MONDAVI AND GENEVIÈVE JANSSENS

• ALL GROUND TRANSPORTATION WHILE IN FRANCE, INCLUDING TO AND FROM BURGUNDY

• ROBERT MONDAVI WINERY TOUR AND LUNCH

Along his journey to the pinnacle of winemaking, Robert Mondavi had many inspirations, among them, the critical importance of terroir and perfectly capturing its best qualities. As the winner of this lot, you and three guests will tour Burgundy and be inspired, as Robert Mondavi was, by its ancient winemaking tradition, its deep devotion to terroir, its culture and its beauty. You will be accompanied by Margrit Mondavi and director of winemaking Geneviève Janssens, whose long-time friendships within the elite of the wine community will provide you with exclusive, personalized entrée into Burgundy’s finest vineyards, wineries, restaurants and other sites of interest.

Day 1: Fly to Paris and a special wine pairing dinner in the private cellar of Lionel Michelin, owner of the legendary De Vinis Illustribus wine shop.

Day 2: Travel to Beaune in Burgundy and to the beautifully restored Hospices. Enjoy dinner in one of the area’s noted Michelin-starred restaurants.

Day 3: Your study of fine Burgundian wines commences in earnest with a private tour of several famed châteaux in the Côte de Nuits. Enjoy dinner in one of the area’s noted Michel-starred restaurants.

Day 4: Enjoy an in-depth exploration of Pommard and Meursault, two of the finest winemaking areas in Burgundy, and a farewell celebration at a Michelin three-star restaurant.

Day 5: On your return trip to Paris, experience the 11th-century hilltop town of Vézelay and its Romanesque basilica, both UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Once back in Paris, you’ll enjoy the City of Light in your own, relaxed way. And either before or after your visit to France, you’ll be invited to the Robert Mondavi Winery in Napa Valley for a private tour and lunch.

To be scheduled for a mutually agreeable date in spring 2015 in order to enjoy the best weather. Tour can be customized upon request. Activities subject to availability and travel dates selected.

Cabernet Sauvignon
Reserve, To Kalon
Napa Valley
8 x 750ml (standard) 2011

Chardonnay
Reserve
Los Carneros
8 x 750ml (Standard) 2012

Pinot Noir
Reserve
Los Carneros
8 x 750ml (Standard) 2012