Villa del Palmar to Host 2nd Annual Food & Wine Extravaganza

LORETO, Baja California Norte, Mexico (Sept. 3, 2019) — “Taste & Sip,” a food and wine immersion featuring three sponsoring vineyards, returns to Villa del Palmar Beach Resort & Spa at The Islands of Loreto, June 25-28, 2020.  Participating wineries include Chateau Ste. Michelle, Lachini, and Clos Benoit.

Chateau Ste. Michelle has received 22 “Winery of the Year” honors from Wine & Spirits and has had 18 wines selected for the “Top 100” by Wine Spectator. Chateau Ste. Michelle was Washington’s first winery and today remains the flagship producer of fine wine in Washington.

Lachini Vineyards, which began producing wines for nearly 20 years ago, is acclaimed for its world-class Pinot Noirs from the rich soils of Oregon’s North Willamette Valley and was recently recognized by Wine Spectator as one of the “10 Oregon Standouts.”

Chateau Ste. Michelle and Lachini owners Ron and Marianne Lachini, along with winemaker Liz Kelly-Campanale will be on hand throughout the event for tastings and presentations and will introduce all the featured wines.

Clos Benoit is owned Ben and Bonnie Benoit, proprietors of La Quinta Bonita, a small country vineyard Inn and winery located in the heart of the Baja’s Valle de Guadalupe.

Villa del Palmar Beach & Spa Resort, set on 4,447 acres overlooking the Sea of Cortez on the eastern coast of the Baja Peninsula, will tantalize the senses of guests who reserve the four-day, three-night “Taste & Sip” package.  Sumptuous dinners, receptions, and tasting experiences, as well as an opportunity to play one of the world’s most acclaimed and breathtaking golf courses, TPC Dazante Bay, are part of the package.  The resort is situated on Danzante Bay, where the natural habitat includes 900 species of fish. World-class fishing, snorkeling, paddle boarding, kayaking, swimming, tennis, hiking, and whale watching join championship golf in this recreational-rich paradise.

Taste & Sip kicks off on Thursday, June 25, 2020, with a welcome cocktail and appetizers reception.

A four-course Italian dinner is scheduled for Friday at the resort’s Casa Mia Restaurant, while a five-course dinner at Danzante Restaurant, including tequila and cigars, caps the event on Saturday night.

During the days, guests may enjoy the pools, beach, activities such as paddle boarding, boat rides and golf.  Additionally, the on-property, world-class Sabila Spa offers a perfect place for relaxation and rejuvenation.

The 2020 Taste & Sip package is priced at $1,059 USD per person (based on double occupancy, including taxes and resort fees). In addition to the dinners, receptions and tastings, the package includes:

  • Deluxe lodging accommodations for three nights in a one-bedroom suite;
  • One 18-hole round of golf at TPC Danzante Bay, including cart;
  • One island boat tour (per guest, per stay);
  • One 45-minute massage at Sabila Spa (per guest, per stay);
  • Real Estate Tour with cocktails
  • Complimentary hiking, tennis and water sports; and
  • Ground transportation to and from Loreto International Airport (LTO) for arrivals on June 25 and departures on June 28.

A limited number of reservations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis to ensure intimacy.

Guests have a choice of air transportation, which is not included in the package price. Villa del Palmar Resort is a two-hour flight from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) via Alaska Airlines and is also accessible via Tijuana (TIJ) and Guadalajara (GDL) via Calafia Airlines and Volaris.

The package can be booked directly through the resort by calling toll-free at 866/209 -0726 from the United States or Canada, or 800/838-2662 from Mexico.

For additional package details and daily event schedule, visit For more about the resort, visit

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About Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto

Villa del Palmar at The Islands of Loreto is a luxury destination resort on the Sea of Cortez, off the eastern coast of the Baja Peninsula overlooking Danzante Island. Flanked by the rugged Sierra de la Giganta range, the resort features 180 spacious, beautifully-appointed deluxe one-, two-, and three-bedroom suites with terraces and stunning ocean and mountain views, timeshare options, three restaurants offering gourmet dining, an attentive English-speaking staff, five swimming pools, the 39,000 square-foot Sabila Spa and Wellness Center, two tennis courts, beautiful beaches, and a mild and warm climate year-round.

The resort was named the 16th best resort in Mexico by Trip Advisor. In 2015, Travel Weekly magazine recognized the Islands of Loreto with a 2015 Silver Magellan Award in the Adventure Destination category. Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto was also recognized as Mexico’s Leading Beach Resort in the 22nd and 23rd annual World Travel Awards. It also earned recognition in both 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 as Mexico and Central America’s Leading Resort by the same prestigious organization. 

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