In California’s Central Valley, right in the heart of Zinfandel country, Lodi CA is home to more than one hundred varieties of wine. You’ll find Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc, and a vast assortment of local favorites, with a thrilling list of wineries and tasting bars to fill a weekend itinerary. With so much landscape to cover, you’ll want an extra special place to call home during your wine weekend getaway. Enter Wine & Roses, a luxurious wine resort with a host of amenities and a focus on enjoying regional wines.
No two suites are the same at Wine & Roses, an estate that began its history in 1902. Since 1999, current owners Russ and Kathryn Munson have hosted visitors at their charming historic property which offers 66 guest rooms each with their own unique character. Suites feature a rustic luxury with comfortable furnishings, deluxe bedding, and a host of in-suite amenities including a small bar and mini fridge, pampering Aveda toiletries, and large balconies perfect for enjoying your morning coffee.
The on-site Towne House Restaurant offers a wine list of more than 70 regional wines, but this is also your go-to spot for dining in style. The breakfast menu offers local ingredients to fuel you up for the day, while the dinner menu shares regionally sourced ingredients with a focus on seasonal offerings. Whether you opt for a quiet table inside or an open-air experience on the beautifully decorated outdoor patio space, you’ll love the warm and inviting atmosphere of this venue. The Lounge offers a great place to cap off the evening with a local beverage and live entertainment. Inspired by your Towne House experience? Sign up for a hands-on activity with Wine & Roses Cooking School.
While your time in Lodi will be full of tasting tours and exploring a fabulous historic downtown, a little pampering may be in order. The Spa at Wine & Roses is a full service spa catering to mind, body, and spirit. The extensive menu includes body treatments, facials, and salon services. From wellness massages to seaweed wraps, you’re sure to find the perfect pleasure to pick up your spirit and ease your soul. Be sure to peruse the spa’s boutique, The Nest, for quality spa and salon products and unique souvenirs to continue your pampering experience at home.
The resort property includes a beautiful botanical gardens and inviting pool surrounded by a lush landscape. A modern fitness center provides a nice assortment of workout equipment, and you’ll also find a relaxing jacuzzi on site. Also, Lodi Wine & Visitor Center is located on the Wine & Roses property, with tastings and local retail, along with maps and planning materials for scouting out your wine routes and tours.
My stay at Wine & Roses was relaxing and indulgent, focused on fine dining and learning more about Lodi’s wine region. I loved lounging at the relaxing outdoor pool and wandering the lush gardens. Plus, the proximity to downtown Lodi and the area wine routes made this a fabulous venue to call home for my wine country getaway.
For help planning your visit to Lodi, explore the Visitors Guide from Visit Lodi.