Located within the celebrated California wine region of Santa Ynez Valley is the renowned “Fess Parker’s Wine Country Inn and Spa.”
Serenity, viniculture and romance have sovereignty at this Victorian inspired Inn. It is just one of several California based businesses owned by the renowned Fess Parker family.
Fess Parker was perhaps best known for his reoccurring film and television roles as “Davey Crockett” and ‘Daniel Boone” during the 1950’s and 60’s. Sadly, he passed on in March 2010. However, his family has pledged to keep up his legacy.
Other Los Olivos, California holdings of the Parker family include the “Champagne Spa and Boutique”, “Fess Parker Winery” and the Grecian inspired “Petros Los Olivos” restaurant.
What follows are brief descriptions of several epicurean getaways available at the “Fess Parker’s Wine Country Inn and Spa” as well as information on how to make reservations.
Wine Tasting and Spa Getaway
The “Wine Tasting and Spa Getaway” includes three nights of luxurious accommodations, countless amenities, breakfast for two at “Petros Los Olivos” restaurant, a wine country picnic, choice of two 50 minute spa treatments and wine tasting at ten different wine tasting rooms. As of 2010 the price for the “Wine Tasting and Spa Getaway” ranges from $945 per couple for a weekday stay up to $1045 per couple for a weekend.
Ride, Wine and Dine Package
The “Ride, Wine and Dine Package” features a 90 minute guided, horseback ride through wine country that cumulates with a wine tasting followed by a light, gourmet lunch that is prepared from some of the area’s finest local ingredients.
In addition, the package includes one night’s accommodations, use of the Inn’s amenities, wine tasting at three different locations, and breakfast for two at the “Petros Los Olivos” restaurant.
Prices for the “Ride, Wine and Dine Package” vary from $595 to $695 per couple depending on the day of the week chosen.
Taste Los Olivos Package
The two night “Taste Los Olivos Package” ranges in price from $595 to $995 per couple and includes wine tasting at nine different locations, lunch for two at “Patrick’s Side Street Café”, dinner for two and two days worth of gourmet breakfasts at “Petros Los Olivos.”
Wine Tasting Getaway
The three night “Wine Tasting Getaway” includes a romantic picnic for two, wine tasting at ten different locations and a gourmet breakfast for two at “Petros Los Olivos.”
Wine Tasting and Winery Tour
The “Fess Parker Winery and Vineyard” wine tasting room is open Monday through Sunday from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm. Winery tours are given at noon and 2:00 pm on Friday and Saturday afternoons.
A wine tasting and tour can be added on to the price of any guest room or enjoyed as a standalone activity for those just passing through the region.
The $12 per person winery tour and tasting includes access to the winery’s production room, VIP tasting room and barrel room as well as samplings of six different wines and a complimentary, engraved crystal wine glass.
Those that wish to forgo the winery tour and get right to the wine tasting may do so for a reduced price of $10 per person. Guests can expect on average to sample at least six different wines during their tasting session.
Rooms and Reservations
All nine different types of guest rooms at the “Fess Parker Wine Country Inn and Spa” come equipped with a fireplace, decadent down bedding and use of the Inn’s amenities.
Each of the unique rooms has been expertly appointed by Mrs. Fess Parker in varying themed decors such as the “Davy Crockett Suite”, the “Daniel Boone Suite” and the “Vintners Suite.”
All “Fess Parker’s Wine Country Inn and Spa” epicurean package elements, prices and availability are subject to change without advance notice therefore it is best to call the Inn direct for details as well as advance reservations. Reservations can be made by calling the Inn’s reservation staff at 800-446-2455.
Would-be guests should note that the Inn maintains a weekend minimum length of stay, advance deposit and cancellation policies. Details of which are available on the “Fess parker Wine Country Inn and Spa” website.
Fess Parker Wine Country Inn and Spa
2860 Grand Avenue
Los Olivos, CA 93441
Fess Parker Winery and Vineyard
6200 Foxen Canyon Road
Los Olivos, CA 93441