Great Travel Deals on California Getaways Featuring Food and Wine

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Fantastic travel deals to California destinations such as Napa and Carmel by the Sea make it possible to sample some of the finest food and wine in the country.

Nothing is more relaxing than feasting on fine wine and food in a breathtaking California environment. Get incredible prices from Jetsetter on a stay in Napa, renowned for its fabulous wines. Sample seasonal cuisine during a budget-conscious stay in Carmel-by-the-Sea. These deals won't be around for long and savvy travelers are hurrying to make their plans now.

Jetsetter is offering a discounted stay at the Napa River Inn. The deal is only available for four more days. The Napa River Inn has a downtown riverside location with an onsite bakery and wine tastings. Guests appreciate a daily breakfast in bed and get one bottle of sparkling wine per stay along with chocolate covered strawberries. Local wineries are showcased during evening wine tastings. There is complimentary parking as well as free bicycle rentals so you can explore the area and get exercise at the same time. Napa is the perfect place to appreciate breathtaking scenery and check out some of the most notorious vineyards on the globe. The cost per night is just $199, which is deeply discounted from the usual $299 per night price.

If you want to focus on food, take advantage of the Jetsetter deal on a stay at L'Auberge Carmel at Carmel-by-the-Sea. The deal is only available for five days. Score a room through Gilt's Jetsetter for $225 per night, discounted from the usual price of $315 per night. The hotel used to be an apartment building for artists and still has a bohemian feeling. Each night guests get a turn-down with freshly baked cookies. The Aubergine restaurant on the premises features an award-winning executive chef offering a tempting seasonal menu. Local farmers brings their goods right to the kitche. The cozy restaurant also has a 4,500 bottle cellar. Artists and food enthusiasts as well as wine lovers are sure to appreciate this venue at Carmel-by-the-Sea in California.

For those who can't make it to California right now, there is a food and wine experience you can have in the comfort of your own home. Traveling Vineyard offers free wine tastings when a hostess agrees to have a party in her home. The hostess serves simple foods and guests learn how to pair certain foods with the right wine. It might not be the same as staying in a tony hotel but it's an affordable way to have a good time focused on food and wine.

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