"Old World Meets New World” with PlumpJack, CADE and Odette Estate Wineries, The Carneros Inn, PlumpJack Squaw Valley and Timbers Resorts

The world of wine is often split between two camps, those devout to the Old World and those who favor New World flare. But why should you be forced to choose? Bridge the gap, and experience the best of both worlds.

Old World
Get a taste of Tuscany at Castello di Casole – A Timbers Resort. Enjoy a five-night-stay at Hotel Castello di Casole for up to four guests in two remarkable suites on Timbers Resorts’ 4200-acre estate in Tuscany, Italy. One of the largest private landholdings in Italy, located 45 minutes southwest of Florence and 20 minutes southwest of Siena. The 18th century castle has been restored into a boutique hotel at the top of the property among producing vineyards and olive groves. A bilingual concierge team is available to assist with travel arrangements, activities, pre-arrival grocery shopping services, and more. Full daily breakfast including a wide selection from our rich buffet featuring traditional Tuscan delicacies, homemade sweets and pastries, fresh fruit and much more. Take part in a private culinary class with our expert chefs at the estate’s winery and enjoy a Tuscan lunch with paired wines afterward. Visit the local wineries with a guided tour and experience the old world winemaking process firsthand!

New World
At PlumpJack we pride ourselves on our unique combination of contemporary luxury and approachability to create unforgettable experiences for our guests. When you visit us in Northern California, escape for two nights to Lake Tahoe and join us at the acclaimed PlumpJack Squaw Valley Inn where you will enjoy an intimate lodging experience with breathtaking views of the Sierras.

Travel back down to the Bay Area and spend two nights enjoying the lavish accommodations of The Carneros Inn in a handsome 2-bedroom cottage. While there, dine at FARM Restaurant for dinner and enjoy a rustic country breakfast at Boon Fly Café. We invite you for private tours and tastings with our winemakers at PlumpJack, CADE and Odette each of our wineries, and even invite you join us for lunch at Odette and dinner high above fog at CADE. While in the Bay Area, take a quick jaunt to San Francisco, where we invite you to join us at the historic Balboa Café for lunch, and visit the friendly and knowledgeable PlumpJack Wine Shop for your favorite hard to find wine or spirit!

To complete this distinctive auction lot, you will be presented with six signed, hand-etched 6L bottles of PlumpJack Reserve Cabernet, PlumpJack Estate Cabernet, CADE Reserve Cabernet, CADE Estate Cabernet, Odette Reserve Caberent and Odette Estate Cabernet; shipped twelve bottles of 2010 “C” Wine - Castello di Casole’s vineyard-produced Members Reserve ?Sangiovese blend and presented 4 bottles of Extra Virgin Olive Oil, produced from olive groves on the property at Castello ?di Casole at the time of the auction.

Restrictions: All events to be scheduled for mutally agreeable/available dates; black out dates and restrictions apply. Carneros Inn stay must be completed by April 30, 2015.