The Spring 2018 Camp program is currently being sold from a waitlist. Please contact our Camp Director, Matthew Levy, in order to be placed on the waitlist. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 707-942-2408.
Spring in the Napa Valley has many hidden pleasures and you will see them first-hand at Camp Schramsberg Spring Blending Session. As you tour the vineyards in the early morning, you will learn how to prune and witness the budding of the vines, discovering why this process is so important for the harvest. Back at the winery, you will take part in the art of sparkling wine blending (assemblage) and taste a sampling of the more than 100 base wines made from the previous harvest. Careful blending is one of the essential elements in making the various cuvees of award-winning Schramsberg sparkling wines. You will taste and evaluate the impact of triage time and participate in dosage trials.
There will also be tours of the Schramsberg winemaking facilities and lots of bubbly tasting, hosted by our own Hugh Davies, president and head winemaker. For matching food and sparkling wine, chef/enologist Holly Peterson will conduct sessions at the Meadowood Napa Valley in the afternoons with an emphasis on international flavors and cuisines. The Spring session kicks off with a candlelight dinner prepared by a famous guest Napa Valley chef in our historic caves and ends with a terrific multi-course international luncheon prepared for us by the chefs of Meadowood Napa Valley. As an added treat, you will learn how to saber open a sparkling wine bottle, a feat Napoleon would perform to celebrate battle victories.
Camp Schramsberg is the ultimate experience for wine and sparkling wine lovers! Scholarships are available for professionals in the wine and restaurant industries. Lodging is not included.
Camper Tuition: $1,450 per person (Club member discount applies).
For more information, please email Camp Director Matthew Levy at email@example.com or call 800-877-3623 x2408.