Meeting/Event Information

Wings Over Vines

August 03, 2017 5:00 PM EDT to August 06, 2017 5:00 PM EDT

Charles M. Schulz - Sonoma County Airport (KSTS)
2200 Airport Blvd
Santa Rosa , CA 95403
Location Information



The event is designed as a weekend date with your wife or girl friend. We'll take air tours of Napa Valley and San Francisco Bay, and then it's all about wine and dining.

We'll visit four outstanding wineries on our private vans and each evening we'll celebrate wine and food at some of Sonoma's outstanding restaurants. 

Here's the schedule:

Thursday, Aug 3:  Arrive FBO: Kaiser Air, KSTS in the afternoon. Check in and give your credit card number and they will give you a prop tag for fueling.  http://www.kaiserair.com/santa-rosa-sts.html

You'll be parked by members of the Bay Bombers immediately in front of Kaiser's hangar. A shuttle will carry you to our hotel, the Hilton Garden Inn, three minutes from the airport. 

http://hhonors3.hilton.com/en/grouplink/index.html

Please call to take advantage of our discounted rates, 707-545-0444. Our discounted room rate is $269 (plus tax) for Thursday night and $287 (plus tax) for Friday and Saturday nights.  Please reserve ASAP. Our rates will be held until July TBD. Mention that your are with Wing Over Vines. When you call the hotel, ask to speak with Erin McCauley to make your reservations. Breakfast is available at the hotel, or at the airport's Sky Lounge. Identify yourself as part of the Wings Over Vines group. 

Dinner August 3 at 7:30 PM at Joe Loco’s Cucina Rustica, Railroad Square, 117 Fourth Street, Santa Rosa  www.lococos.net . Very informal. 

Friday, August 4:   8:00 AM: Daily briefing at Kaiser Air Conference Room.  Then, in 4-ship flights, aerial tours of the wine country in the morning.

11:30 AM - 5:00 PM: Winery Tour

1. Lunch and wine tasting at Sbragia Winery. (Tasting and lunch included in registration fee.) http://www.sbragia.com

2. Wine tasting and olive oil tasting at Trattore Estate Farms. ($20 or free if buy a bottle or wine or oilive oil.) https://trattorefarms.com

3. Wine Tasting at Dutcher Crossing Winery. (Free tasting if you buy a bottle of wine.) https://www.dutchercrossingwinery.com

6:00 PM Return to Hotel

7:30 p.m.  Dinner at Stark’s Steakhouse and Seafood, Railroad Square,521 Adams Street, Santa Rosa www.starkrestaurants.com . Dress smart casual. After dinner drinks at the bar.

 Saturday, August 5:  8:00 AM Daily Briefing. Formation Training or Coastal or San Francisco Bay Tour in the morning.

12:00PM  Return to Hotel

12:30 PM Drive to Matanzas Winery & Lavender Farm, 6097 Bennett Valley Road, Santa Rosa for picnic lunch, wine tasting and bocce ball. Included in registration feewww.matanzascreek.com

3:30 Return to Hotel The balance of the afternoon your free to fly on your own, enjoy the local countryside or take a nap. 

7:30 p.m. Dinner at La Gare Restaurant, Railroad Square, 208 Wilson Street, Santa Rosa   www.lagarerestaurant.com   Dress smart casual

Sunday, June 15: Fly home

 

The event fee is $100 per person. . Registration fee includes three vans for three days,  wine tastings, winery lunch and picnic lunch. I need to know how many in your party will be wine tasting.   Please let me know by email at KEHPILOT@gmail.com. Please email me as soon as you have registered. Do not wait until the last minute as we can only take 20 people and we have commitments from 18 at this time.   Payment to be made through the RPA 

Questions?:  Give Kirk Heiser,  (415) 515-0268; or Blitz Fox, 415-307-2405, a call.