The Westin Verasa Napa to Host Second Annual Wine, Women and Wellness Getaway Weekend March 6 – 9

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Photography by Tubay Yabut

General Manager Don Shindle of The Westin Verasa Napa,  is pleased to announce the property will hold its second annual Wine, Women and Wellness event March 6 through 9.  Wine, Women and Wellness is a culinary, viticulture and relaxation-inspired weekend getaway created expressly to celebrate women.  The month of March is Women’s History Month in the U.S. and International Women’s Day is celebrated annually on March 8.

“The Westin Verasa Napa is proud to present this exciting line up of weekend activities created just for women,” said Shindle.  “We’ve assembled high-profile female-powered collaborations on the wine, culinary and wellness fronts, and coupled with the property’s signature blend of relaxation and rejuvenation, this offering provides an ideal girls’ getaway retreat to the Napa Valley.”

The festivities will kick off on Thursday, March 6, with a wine reception followed by a Michelin Star four-course event on the dazzling La Toque Terrace.  Well known by foodies and truffle lovers, Chef Ken Frank will create a menu of sumptuous courses paired with wines by female winemakers from the Napa Valley.

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On Friday evening, March 7, the hotel will host a Grand Wine Tasting Event from 5 to 7 p.m.  Notable female winemakers will offer tastes of their bottle selections, including Pam Starr, Heidi Barrett, Mary Rocca, Ashley Heisey, Delia Viader, Mia Klein, Nova Cadamatre and Bibiana González Rave.  Small bites will also be served during the tasting.

The Westin Verasa Napa’s Wine, Women and Wellness getaway weekend will also offer relaxing activities geared just for women.  On Friday, guests can begin the day with a renewing walk with the property’s onsite running concierge, or take part in a morning yoga session led by Lululemon instructor Buddy Macuha.  Guests are invited to book in-room treatments with Gloria Curry Day spa, also included in one of the packages.  Additionally on Saturday, from 5 to 8 p.m., 29 Luxury Goods by Lydia Mondavi will present a spring makeup demonstration showing attendees the most updated styles for the season.  To close out the weekend, on Sunday, March 9, Sophie Jaffe of Philosophie will be on hand for a Superfoods Cleansing Workshop at 10 a.m., showcasing ways to naturally recharge your body after a weekend of fun!

Built into the schedule is plenty of time to relax around the heated saltwater pool and hot tub, or to explore and experience the offerings of local female winemakers.  Attend any of the nightly Westin Unwind wine receptions, held in the lobby from 5 to 7 p.m., or use the provided map listing the female winemakers’ respective tasting rooms to visit them in person.

To enjoy the festivities of the Wine, Women and Wellness getaway weekend, The Westin Verasa Napa has created two separate overnight packages – the Full Bottle Pamper Package and the Half Bottle Short & Sweet Package.  The Half Bottle Short & Sweet Package includes a two-night stay at the property in a Deluxe King room, admittance to the Grand Tasting event, the spring style makeup class and the Superfoods Cleansing workshop.  For those looking for a luxurious getaway, there is the Full Bottle Pamper Package, which includes a one-bedroom King Suite for three nights, a seat at La Toque’s winemaker dinner on Thursday along with access to the yoga session, spring makeup class and the Superfoods Cleansing workshop.  Pricing starts at $174 per person per night, based on double occupancy.

To learn more about these packages and for additional booking details, please visit http://www.westinnapa.com/girlsgetaway or call 1-866-716-8126 and ask for package SSC05H87 for the Full Bottle Package and SSC07H87 for the Half Bottle Package.

The Westin Verasa Napa is located at 1314 McKinstry Street, Napa, CA 94559.  For more information on the property, please visit http://www.westinnapa.com/ or call (707) 257-1800.  For more details on Wine, Women and Wellness, please visit: http://www.westinnapa.com/girlsgetaway.

Check out photos from last year