Indulge your senses with this five-course, farm-to-table wine and food experience. Start your experience with a glass of chilled wine as you tour our beautiful property. You’ll visit our expansive garden and get a behind the scenes tour through our winery production facility. Take your seat in our open kitchen (COVID guidelines permitting) for a guided culinary journey of seasonal delights, cooked in front of you by our Estate Chef. Savor the flavors of each course while enjoying wine pairings and interacting with our team, who will offer an in-depth look at our wines and the stories behind them. Note that this experience includes a substantial amount of food, so please come hungry!
Facility and Garden Tour
Learn about our winemaker and his family's history during a personal tour of our property, stopping to admire our culinary garden before venturing behind the scenes of our state-of-the-art production facility. Breathe in the fresh aroma of our french oak barrels, and treat your palate to a sample of wine that has yet to be bottled.
Insider Tip: If you come during harvest, ask to taste grapes from our vineyard!
Sip, Savor, and Enjoy
Experience the culmination of our winemaker's expertise as you sip on award-winning wine hand-selected by our wine educators and Estate Chef to perfectly complement your five-course lunch.
Insider Tip: Come hungry! A substantial amount of food is provided with this experience.
Get To Know Our Team
At Brian Arden, we want you to feel like family. This experience goes beyond just tasting our wines and food by opening the doors to get to know our Estate Chef and Tasting Room team.
Ask us anything! Our team is very knowledgeable in their areas of expertise and we are happy to discuss and teach you about anything you are interested in.
At a Glance
Offered Wednesday - Sundays at 11:30am and 2:30pm
Duration: 2 hours
Takes place in our open kitchen, COVID guidelines permitting. If state/local guidelines only allow for outdoor tasting experiences, this experience will take place on our patio.
2-6 Guests can attend. Guests must be over 21.
Casual. This experience begins with a walking tour of the property, so comfortable shoes are recommended
Upon arrival to the winery, walk up the gravel path that leads to the building from the parking lot and a staff member will welcome you.
This experience takes place rain or shine. Tours will be adjusted accordingly.
Brian Arden is a small, family-owned and operated winery. This experience lets you get to know the staff and feel like you are part of the family!
The food rivals that of the best Napa Valley restaurants. We’ve often been told it was the best meal our guests had during their stay in the Napa Valley.
The open kitchen setting is a unique experience. You get to interact with the chef and ask anything about his cooking techniques or even favorite Napa Valley experiences!
We produce over 10 varieties of wine. Take a look at our list and ask your host to try a specific variety that you are interested in if it is not on the tasting menu.
All food and wine is included in tour price and is more than enough for lunch.
Your Host: Brian Arden Wines
Brian Arden Wines’ property sits along the Silverado Trail just south of Calistoga at the foot of the Palisade Mountains. With a small team of highly educated wine lovers, three dogs, and two winemakers on hand, Brian Arden Winery is a small family business producing less than 3,000 cases a year.
This experience is subject to availability. Once you submit your desired time, we will confirm your reservation. We are happy to accommodate most allergies or dietary restrictions if these are communicated at least 48 hours in advance of your tastings. No pets or guests under 21 are allowed in this experience. At this time, face coverings are required during the tour and when away from the tasting area, with no exceptions. We require a 48 hours notice for cancelations, and groups more than 15 minutes late may not be able to be accommodated. All refunds issued will have the credit card processing fees removed from the refund total. This fee is approximately 3% of the purchase price and is non-refundable.