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6. Couples Retreat Resort-Style: Spend the week with your friends in the lap of luxury at The Napa Valley Resort at Silverado, right on the fairways. Golfing, relaxing and taking the ultimate wine tour. Get all access to the resort’s spa, pool, fine restaurants and tennis amenities. Read more

7. Balloon Ride over the Vineyards: If you haven’t done it yet, you have to experience it with friends. Taking off early morning in a big hot air balloon to sail over the wine country vineyards, spying the wineries you will visit later in the day. Many companies provide a private post-flight breakfast and complimentary sparkling wine. Read More

8. Sip and Cycle Excursions: It’s time for the ultimate excursion with the Sip & Cycle Tour. Taste world class wine, cycle the back roads and enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch at one of our winery stops. Designed for the energetic beginner, their tour is primarily on flat surfaces with 3 to 5 great winery stops. Plus your 6th friend in the group can ride free! Read More

9. Girl’s & Guy’s Golf Escape: Round up your couple friends for a few rounds of golf. Wine country style golf includes a few hours of lessons on the beautiful Sonoma Golf Club, lunching in the Club restaurant and getting the "Royal Treatment” at the Sonoma Mission Inn Spa. To top off a perfect day, you will drift out to nearby Sonoma Valley, dotted with wineries, for a little afternoon tasting. Read More

10. Whale Watch and Wine Taste: This time of year is perfect for one of California’s quintessential spectator sports – “Whale Watching”. Visit Mendocino or Monterey for these once in a lifetime memories. Take a cruise on Monterey Bay to observe the majestic gray whales and dolphins. Afterwards, enjoy a leisurely wine tasting along Cannery Row - which now boasts 4 distinct wine tasting rooms. Read More