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5-DAY INSIDER’S SONOMA EXPERIENCE WITH MUSICIAN, MINDI ABAIR, & LOCAL WINE EXPERT, ERIC GUERRA

Join two-time Grammy nominee singer/saxophonist Mindi Abair and her husband Eric Guerra, a 17-year winery executive, for an insiders food, wine + music adventure like no other!

An incredible small-group experience where you’ll be relaxing in 4-star luxury hotel accommodations located in the heart of the storybook wine country town of Healdsburg and relishing in intimate, unplugged shows hosted by Mindi Abair and her renowned musician friends throughout the adventure.

This is a carefully curated vacation created through Eric’s personal relationships and years of knowing these experiences intimately. We’ll be visiting wineries that range from the epitome of luxury to the down-and-dirty all handpicked for their brilliance in crafting some of the finest wine in the world. Then savor in the pure culinary excellence with the finest chefs and hand-crafted meals, all sourced from this renowned farm region of Sonoma, CA.

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Tour Details

Tour Details

  • Location: Sonoma County, California
  • Tour Dates: June 6 – 10, 2021 + Optional add-on one-day luxury extension
  • Trip Price Per Person: $3,950
  • Single supplement: $850
  • Optional One-day Extension: $1,700
  • Optional One-day Extension Single Supplement: $250
  • Group size: 20-40 people  (6-10 people for the one-day luxury extension)
  • Meals: Breakfasts each morning, 4 dinners, and 3 lunches
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Curated Experiences

  • Enjoy daily intimate shows hosted by Mindi Abair and joined by some of the world’s great Jazz musicians
  • Experience insider’s access winery visits, hand-selected by Eric’s own personal contacts
  • Savor world-renowned, locally- sourced Sonoma cuisine
  • Take a break from the wineries to explore Healdsburg’s local shops, art galleries, and farmers markets
  • Opt in for the luxury one-day extension, indulging in a private winery visit and unforgettable dining experience

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: In The Heart of Wine Country

Mindi Abair and Eric Guerra

  • Welcome reception and wine tasting, hosted by Mindi and Eric
  • Guided tour of Healdsburg Square, led by Eric
  • Dinner at Spoon Bar

Day 2: Russian River Valley Romance & Songs of Love

Barndiva Sonoma

  • Coffee and a morning yoga session led by Eric and Mindi (space is limited and requires prior sign up)
  • Breakfast at our hotel
  • Two private wine tastings at local wineries
  • Lunch and a private show by Mindi Abair and a Special Guest at a local winery
  • Dinner at Barn Diva and cocktails at Duke’s

Day 3: The Unknown, The Over The Top, and Songs Of Hope

Aperture Winery

  • Coffee and morning yoga session led by Mindi and Eric (space is limited and requires prior registration)
  • Breakfast at our hotel
  • Private wine tasting at a local winery
  • Lunch at a local winery
  • Private sparkling wine tasting at a local winery
  • Dinner at Brava’s
  • After-dinner wine and a show hosted by Mindi Abair and a Special Guest at the Hotel Healdsburg Lounge

Day 4: The Beauty of Healdsburg and Songs of Being Home

Mindi Abair Wine Saxophone

  • Coffee and morning yoga session led by Mindi and Eric (space is limited and requires prior sign up)
  • Breakfast at our hotel
  • Your choice of activities (additional costs apply):
    • Art Walk
    • Golf
    • Spa
    • Shopping
    • Charcuterie Tastings
  • Lunch at the Parish Cafe
  • Private wine tasting at a local winery
  • Dinner and Grand Finale show featuring Mindi Abair & a Special Guest, hosted at a local winery

Day 5: Bubbles & An Intimate Chat With Mindi Abair

Mindi Abair Listening Party

  • Breakfast at our hotel
  • Intimate listening party and Q&A session with Mindi Abair
  • Sparkling wine tasting led by Eric
  • Check out and departures

Optional Day 5 Add- On: Ultra-luxury Wine + Food Experience

Sonoma Food Experience

  • Intimate small group (6 -10 people) ultra-luxury extension
  • Exclusive private wine tasting on the estate grounds hosted by Jordan Winery
  • Additional private wine tasting experience hosted by an acclaimed winery
  • 11-course dinner at the world-renowned Michelin 3-star Single Thread Restaurant, hosted by Mindi and Eric

*Note: This itinerary may change slightly due to the ever evolving current situation and availability of our personal contacts. However, we guarantee the experience to be rock star.

Tour Accommodations

H2 Hotel Healdsburg California Sonoma

Located in the heart of Healdsburg, the H2 Hotel is the perfect home base for our music + wine adventure! Setting the eco-chic gold standard, our hotel has solar panels, a living roof, natural locally-made bath products, and sustainable decor  – all while providing a stylishly-appointed and relaxing atmosphere.  We’ll be within walking distance of many restaurants (including H2’s own Spoonbar), shops, and tasting rooms so you can take in all that Healdsburg has to offer.

What is Included

  • Double occupancy lodging – single supplement is optional.
  • All breakfasts, 3 lunches, and 4 dinners
  • All scheduled excursions, including private wine tastings and music shows
  • Wine during organized tastings
  • Professional guides

Not Included: Travel to and from Healdsburg, personal expenses, and optional gratuities to local staff and your guide. Travel insurance is also not included, though we highly recommend it.  Check out our Travel Insurance page for more information.

Arrival & Departure

We will meet at our host hotel, H2, in the late afternoon on the first day of the tour. The tour ends mid-day on Day 5 but you do have the option of adding on a luxury one-day extension (see itinerary for more details).

Your Hosts

Mindi Abair Eric Guerra Reserve Tastings

Mindi Abair

Galactic Princess of Music

One of the most recognized and sought after saxophonists and vocalists, Mindi Abair’s solo career has produced ten #1 radio singles, two #1 Billboard albums, and two GRAMMY nominations. She was a featured musician on American Idol and the author of How To Play Madison Square Garden. Her band Mindi Abair and The Boneshakers have recorded 4 albums, won 8 Independent Blues Awards including Artist of the Year, Best Holiday Album by the LA Music Critics Association, and their latest album No Good Deed debuted #1 iTunes Blues and #3 Billboard Blues.

She has toured and/or recorded with Aerosmith, Gregg Allman, Joe Bonamassa, Smokey Robinson, Keb’ Mo’, Joe Perry, Bobby Rush, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Lalah Hathaway, Duran Duran, Adam Sandler, Lee Ritenour, The Backstreet Boys, Booker T. Jones, Dave Koz, Jimmy Webb, Mandy Moore, Max Weinberg, Bill Champlin, David Pack, Mocean Worker, Ides of March, and Teena Marie. www.mindiabair.com

Eric Guerra

Galactic Viceroy of Wine

Author of the highly acclaimed “When Great Wine Is Not Enough – A Wine Sales & Marketing Guide For Wineries, Négotiants & Wine Brand Owners”, named 2018 North Bay Business Journal Winery Sales & Marketing Officer Of The Year with over 17 years of wine experience having managed or sold over 20 million cases and developed over 500+ wine brands, Eric Guerra is a wine author, winery executive, fine wine investor, label designer, wine public speaker and blogger with over 60k followers.

He has lead some of the industries’ most legendary wineries and wine brands like the iconic Kendall-Jackson, the Napa destination Mumm Napa, the ultra-boutique Gary Farrell Winery, the luxury Vineyard 29 and the celebrated Champagne brands of France. Eric’s unique and diverse exposure of the wine industry truly covers all aspects from grape… to bottle… to wine drinker (you.)