FSU Alumni Association

Noles in Napa

June 20-22, 2019
Napa Valley, California

The FSU Alumni Association is bringing Seminole spirit to Napa Valley, California! Tour internationally renowned wineries and enjoy the region’s culinary delights while meeting and reconnecting with fellow Noles.

Check out photos from our 2015 Noles in Napa travel events!

Exclusive Noles in Napa Events

  • Welcome Reception and Wine Tasting 

  • Thursday, June 20 | 5 - 7 p.m.
    Silenus Winery
    5225 Solano Ave
    Napa, CA 94558

    Bus transportation will be provided. Pick up options from select downtown Napa hotels. Welcome Reception will be held at Silenus Winery managed by FSU alumnus, Jeremy Carter. $75 for Alumni Members | $100 for all others. Includes welcome reception, bus transfer for Thursday’s and Friday’s events along with exclusive swag.

    Register today

  • Platypus Tours 

  • Friday, June 21 and Saturday, June 22 | 10 a.m. - 4 p.m
    Find info and register online at https://www.platypustours.com/florida-state-university-alumni-association.php

    10–15 people per shuttle. Perimeter, salon-style seating.

    Tour A option: Join in Boutique Wineries – $192 per person Includes tour fee, lunch, gratuity and winery fees. The guide will select the wineries.

    Tour B option: Food & Beverage (Friday only) – $305 per person Includes tour fee, gratuity, winery and food/beverage fees. Tour includes an olive oil stop, a wine and food pairing, and a wine and chocolate pairing.

    Tour C option: High-end Winery Tour and Tasting – $132 per person Includes tour fee, gratuity and boxed lunch. Winery fees will be charged separately and will be announced after the RSVP deadline. Average fees expected: $40–75 per person, per winery. Wineries will be announced after the RSVP date. Examples include: Opus One, Nickle and Nickle, Silver Oak and Del Dotto.

    Tour D option: Craft Brewery and Spirits (Saturday only) - $220 per person

    Includes tour fee, gratuity, tasting fees and brew pub lunch. Tour notes:

    • Pickup and drop off times: 10 a.m.–4 p.m., times may fluctuate.
    • A 20 percent gratuity per person is included in the tour costs.
    • All tours include a shared cheese and cracker platter with chilled bottled water.
    • To reserve a tour, complete the form online and submit. Platypus Tours will call you to review the details and obtain credit card information, which will be used to charge the card for the full amount five days prior to the tour.

    Register today

  • Cocktail Reception, Winery Tour and Dinner

  • June 22 | 6 - 9:30 p.m.
    Chimney Rock
    5350 Silverado Trail
    Napa, CA 94558

    $300 per person includes reception, winery tour, three course wine dinner in the barrel room and bus transfer.

    Register today

  • Can’t make it for the whole weekend? Join us at one of our wine tours or receptions for a chance to meet and mingle with fellow FSU alumni.




*Register for the Napa Experience package to receive exclusive swag, including an exclusive Noles in Napa wine tote bag and wine glass, plus a commemorative event badge and lanyard.

Travel accommodations:

All participants must separately book their own air travel and hotel arrangements.

Recommended hotels

 Napa River Inn  Archer Hotel  The Meritage Resort and Spa  Embassy Suites Napa Valley  The Westin Verasa Napa  The Andaz  Silverado Resort and Spa

Book now! Hotels in the area have limited space. Bus transfers for Noles in Napa only pick up from downtown hotel locations.


Learn More about Napa Valley

Take a look at VisitNapaValley.com to learn about accommodations, wineries, restaurants and much more. Also, download the winecountry.com app for more wine country info on the go!