Get ready to be pampered! Muscardini Cellars and La Dolce Vigna Wine + Culture Tour Co. have created a series of three blissful Mini Yoga + Wine Retreats for you, each concentrating on a different Italian grape variety:
SUNDAY, August 13 | Pinot Grigio + Rosato of Sangiovese
SATURDAY, September 2 | Barbera
SATURDAY, November 4 | Sangiovese
The reatreats will start with a restorative and energizing 90 minutes of Vinyasa Yoga (All Levels Welcome), led by yoga instructor Sophia Mallie, in the back garden of Muscardini Cellars. We'll end the session with a luxurious savasana, which will include aromatherapy. A half hour break will allow you to meet some of your fellow yogis while hydrating with refreshing cucumber-lemon water and iced mint tea. Our delicious farm-to-table lunch will be accompanied with a guided Old World/ New World wine tasting by Leslie Rosa, founder of La Dolce Vigna.
Following lunch, you'll be provided with a list and discount tasting passes to some of Leslie's favorite wineries in the area, should you want to continue exploring Californian wine
TICKETS | $45 Muscardini Cellars Wine Club Members / $60 Non-Members
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Includes 90-minute yoga class, Old World/New World wine tasting experience, and farm-to-table lunch
All retreats are weather-permitting.
You must be 21+ to attend.
Please bring your mats and any props you would like to use.
ABOUT YOUR HOSTS
Leslie Rosa, Sommelier + Founder of La Dolce Vigna Wine + Culture Tour Co.
After a decade of working in the art world for eminent institutions and artists in New York, London and around the globe, Leslie Rosa moved to Italy and became a certified sommelier with the Associazione Italiana Sommelier. She has lived in Tuscany (Siena) and the Veneto (Venice) and has traveled extensively throughout the country, seeking out small wineries that have a story to tell, local gastronomic wonders, cultural gems and experiences that exude the good life. Now based in northern California, Leslie continues to cultivate la dolce vigna philosophy on the west coast, with custom day tours of California wine country as well as dynamic tastings of Italian wine + culture.
Sophie Mallie, Yoga Instructor + Massage Therapist
Sophia is a passionate and inspired Yoga teacher, singer and massage therapist based in Oakland, California. Sophia's classes weave a combination of chanting, meditation, music, and intelligent sequencing with emphasis on proper alignment and breathing techniques. She is known for her calm nature, and ability to provide support for the particular needs of her students. Her grounded and motivating energy provides all levels of practitioners the opportunity to find balance while daring to explore their edge.
Sophia discovered yoga in 1998 after dancing professionally in the world of modern dance. She received her teaching certification in 2007 from the acclaimed Sharon Gannon and David Life of Jivamukti Yoga in New York. Her unique teaching style is greatly influenced by her teachers including Stephanie Snyder, Janet Stone and Rusty Wells.