Sparkling wines and champagnes are exciting drinks to explore; particularly the fizz formed due to high concentration of carbon dioxide makes them popular and very exciting to explore in the wine tasting events in Napa valley, California and France. Sparkling wines are fizzy due to the presence of carbon dioxide that is either injected or forms by the natural fermentation process. One of the most popular sparkling wine is champagne, however in some parts of the globe champagne or spumante are used synonymously for sparkling wines. As said earlier the people have wonderful experience in exploring the innate taste and variances of the different types of sparkling wines either manufactured by specialized sparkling wine producers or any other wine house in Napa valley. Majority of the tourists in California choose this popular destination because of its scenic beauty and ultimate wine experiences.
Tuesday, June 2, 2009
Napa Valley enjoys many wine-related festivals such as Annual Vineyard to Vintner Festival, Calistoga Wineries Spring Celebration and Napa Valley Festival del Sole. Napa Valley Festival del Sole is one of the world's most characteristic summer wine festivals. Napa Valley Festival del Sole will be held every summer in Napa Valley. Ever year, Napa Valley Festival del Sole is offering an excellent blend of world-class artistry, finest food, fine wines and outstanding hospitality. Music makes the focus of the festival and it serves as a feast for your senses. Napa Valley Festival del Sole makes the guests experience the best offerings of Napa Valley throughout the weeklong festival.
2009 Napa Valley Festival del Sole is to be held in Napa valley from July 17-25, 2009. 2009 Napa Valley Festival del Sole offers Festival Concert Package and VIP package. The ticket price for the Festival Concert Package ranges from $25 to $350. The Festival Concert Package will provide you premium seating for all shows. The ticket price of VIP Packages ranges from $750 to $7,000. The VIP Package is tax deductible and provides you admission to exclusive events. Certain events are free events. For certain events only people who have bought VIP package are allowed. You can get more information about tickets, ticket purchasing and event schedule dates and time at the Festival del Sole Box Office.
Some of the events to be held at this 2009 Napa Valley Wine festival are as follows: The event to be held on July 17 is Founders Dinner at the Dominus Estate. The events to be held on July 18 are Grand Opening Event - A Taste of Napa; Dinner at Palmaz Vineyards; and Opening Night Gala Concert at the Napa Valley Opera House with performances by Sarah Chang, violin and Conrad Tao, piano. The events to be held on July 19 are Bouchaine Young Artist Concert at the Jarvis Conservatory; Vintner's Luncheon at Seven Stones Winery; Reception at the Napa Valley Museum featuring the exhibition "Portals to the Past: California Art, History and Culture"; Concert at the Lincoln Theater featuring performances by Sarah Chang, violin; and Dinner at the Far Niente Winery. Bouchaine Young Artist Concert at the Jarvis Conservatory is a free event which is open to all public. The events to be held on July 20 are Vintner's Luncheon at Luna Vineyards; and an Evening of Persian Fantasy at Darioush, a dinner and concert. The events to be held on July 21 are Bouchaine Young Artist Concert at Bouchaine Vineyards; Luncheon at HALL Napa Valley; Castello di Amorosa - Concert benefitting the Sundance Preserve with Robert Redford as the narrator; and Dinner at Quintessa. The event to be held on July 22 are Vintner's Luncheon at Pride Mountain Vineyards; Concert at Castello di Amorosa featuring performances by Nikolaj Znaider, violin. Alondra de la Parra will conduct the Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas; and Dinner at Rudd Vineyards & Winery. The events to be held on July 23 are Vintner's Luncheon at the Round Pond Estate; Recital at Castello di Amorosa featuring Renee Fleming; and Dinner at The Napa Valley Reserve in honor of Renee Fleming. The events to be held on July 24 are Bouchaine Young Artist Concert at the Carneros Inn; Luncheon at the Carneros Inn; and Dinner at the Robert Mondavi Winery. The events to be held on July 25 are Lecture at Clos Pegase; Brunch at Clos Pegase; Concert at the Lincoln Theater featuring performances by Leif Ove Andsnes, piano, and Nina Kotova, cello; and Closing Night Dinner at Signorello Vineyards.