Ode to Holiday Chocolate Presented by Milliken Creek Inn & Spa

For Immediate Release
NAPA, CALIFORNIA - OCTOBER 2009 - Celebrate the holidays as Napa Valley's own Milliken Creek Inn & Spa launches a new seasonal package: Ode to Holiday Chocolate, a scrumptious combination of wine and chocolate pairings in collaboration with the area's premium chocolatiers, and a sensuous chocolate spa treatment. The package also includes a festive gift of chocolate confections from three regional chocolatiers, gourmet breakfast for two each morning, and evening Magic Hour wine reception. Priced at $360* mid-week and $435* on weekends per night per double occupancy, Ode to Holiday Chocolate has a two-night minimum and is available through February 11, 2010.

On select dates October through December 2009, Milliken Creek Inn & Spa's evening Magic Hour gets topped with Chocolate Ganache, as guests can mingle and shop local chocolatiers: Swanson Vineyards, PEJU Province Winery ( and Woodhouse Chocolate, as each presents their personal holiday favorites. Chocolate shells delicately surrounding premium fillings, Cabernet-infused confections, and delicious bonbons topped with exotic spices will all be paired with the perfect wines. A full calendar of events can be found online at

"Napa has so many hidden treasures and Milliken is on a quest to bring together our favorites and introduce guests to the delectable wonders of the area," commented Connie Gore, general manager at Milliken Creek Inn & Spa. "Ode to Holiday Chocolate is extra special as our guests will be able to savor the unique treat of the area's finest chocolates and complementary wine pairings. And on select dates, they'll have the added bonus of attending the Milliken Magic Hour topped with Chocolate Ganache and shop for personalized holiday gifts in an intimate, stress-free setting," adds Gore.

About Milliken Creek Inn & Spa

Milliken Creek Inn & Spa is a casually elegant Inn situated alongside the Napa River and tucked away on three undisturbed acres. The Inn offers 12 distinctively styled guestrooms infused with British-Colonial inspired furniture, glamorous bedding, and eclectic yet rich amenities, a signature turndown service, daily wine reception, and a gourmet breakfast to include choice of hot entree and decadent pastries. A few more reasons to book this intimate 12-room Inn: it's recognized as a 2008 Gold List winner by Conde Nast Traveler, a Nota Bene favorite, a Forbes Traveler pick as a romantic destination and was recently chosen as One the Seven Best Inns in America by BootsnAll Travel. To request a personal itinerary, purchase a gift certificate or learn more about this package and others, call 800.822.8418, email and/or visit online,