NEW YORK TIMES - Travelers looking to experience first hand the labors of the fall harvest can now pay for that privilege. From cooking classes to apple picking to hands-on vineyard visits, seasonal experiences are part of deals at hotels this fall.
Craft fall wines in Napa Valley
Guests at the 11-acre Vista Collina Resort in Napa, Calif., can step into the shoes of a vintner with the Crush Camp package for $284 per night (compared to $359 per night). The rate includes a two-hour vintner experience that features evaluating grapes, de-stemming, learning about fermentation and a guided tasting of wines at different levels of maturity.