California’s gorgeous Napa Valley is not just a flight deals destination for its internationally acclaimed fine wines; it is also a haven for foodies, with its close proximity to super-fresh seafood as well as decadent fruits and veggies from the fertile valleys nearby. To experience the best of both worlds, start checking out airline prices for cheap flights to California this November and indulge your gastronomic desires at the inaugural Flavor! Napa Valley festival.
The upcoming feast of a festival will cover four days of more than 20 tantalizing events, from November 17 to November 20. This delectable event is all about mixing the best of two pleasures: gourmet food and fine wine. The theme of Flavor! Napa Valley is the search for perfect food and wine pairings, and there will be various sessions devoted to the topic with guest speakers arriving on flights to California from all over the world. Napa’s own Chef Bob Hurley will be leading one of the main events, The Appellation Trail: Tasting Napa Valley, which pairs over 100 wineries with some of the area’s best restaurants. Freshness will be a particular theme of Flavor! Napa Valley; reflecting a recent trend in the region to promote so-called farm-to-table cuisines. There will also be a coveted “Dinner with the Napa Valley Winemakers” at the Silverado Resort and Spa, so guests can meet the creators of some of their favorite reds and whites.
Check out the list of culinary classes and demonstrations, including a talk on “Wine from a Chef’s Perspective” by Michael Chiarello. Chiarello will also be hosting an interactive lunch. A few examples of class themes are Sushi and Sashimi 101, truffles, mouthfeel and texture, poaching techniques, and two separate sessions on Cabernet Sauvignon. For chocolate lovers checking out airline discount prices, don’t miss Godiva’s Senior Chef Chocolatier teaming up with Karen MacNeil, author of The Wine Bible, for “A Hedonist’s Ultimate Tasting,” a chat on wine and chocolate pairings. More big names to look for at the festival are Scott Conant, Tyler Florence, Ken Frank, Jeffrey Jake, Masaharu Morimoto, and Cindy Pawlcyn.
Tickets for the first ever Flavor! Napa Valley are priced anywhere between $95 and $250, depending on the events. Don’t wait too long to grab last minute flights and hit up one of the world’s best food and wine events. There are also Flavor! Napa Valley accommodation deals in partnership with some of the local hotels and inns, so pick those flights to California as early as possible to see if you can get hotel specials too. All the luxurious tastes of Napa Valley are waiting for you - book flight deals on cheap tickets to California today.