Great food, fine wine and world-class cycling—all packed into one sensational weekend.
In the heart of Napa Valley, the inaugural CampoVelo will perfectly pair world-class cycling, mouth watering cuisine and libations, guaranteeing an undeniably unique and memorable weekend. All brought together under the new Las Alcobas Hotel featuring Chef Chris Cosentino's restaurant, the Acacia House, the focus is on the fun.
Friday, April 28th
Clif Family Winery Check-in
Unwind from your travels at the magnificent Clif Family Winery at Velo Vino with a late morning espresso and hearty lunch from their on-site Bruschetteria truck. Mingle with friends, explore the property, loosen up a bit with a glass or two of pinot and then kit up if you'd like for a quick guided spin around the Napa Valley.
The Appetite Ride™ by Lucas Euser
Start your CampoVelo weekend with The Appetite Ride on some our favorite Napa Valley roads. Led by Napa native and former Pro Cyclist, Lucas Euser as well as a few guest Chefs, he'll take you on a conversational 90-120 minute spin. We'll start and finish at Clif Family Winery's Velo Vino.
Once you've settled into your accommodations, join us at Las Alcobas for a welcome reception with our host, Chef Chris Cosentino. We'll toast to good health, happiness, and why we are here…to support Chefs Cycle, the Vine Trail and the Napa County Bicycle Coalition.
Benefit Dinner for NoKid Hungry
Join food visionary and Top Chef Masters winner Chris Cosentino as he opens the door to his new restaurant, Acacia House at Las Alcobas in the heart of St. Helena, CA. This intimate five-course dinner, paired with incredible Napa Valley wines benefit No Kid Hungry.Learn More
Saturday, April 29th
Day One Riding Options
All morning rides will depart less than two miles down the road from the Brasswood Cellars property—a vast piece of land, Brasswood is much more than just a winery, boasting adventurous caves, an incredible restaurant, bakery and beautiful tasting room. This is the perfect place to start and end your daily activities.
Calorie Positive Ride
Coffee and Donuts with Chef Jeff Mahin12 miles See the Course
Get Dirty in the Vineyards
Mountain Bike, Burgers & Beers with Joel Gott at Moore Creek Park
*Lunch to take place at Gott's Roadside
Gals Gone Riding
Women's only ride with Chef Lentine Alexis
25-35 milesSee the Course
Haul up Old Howell Mountain
King of the Mountain ride for the climbers of the group with VIP Cyclists
30-35 milesSee the Course
The Espresso Train
A fast ride for the hammerheads with VIP Cyclists and led by Ted King
30-40 milesSee the Course
For the non-riders in the group, enjoy a hike followed by yoga class at the beautiful Brasswood Cellars.
As the riders trickle in from the various morning rides, we'll be firing up a festival full of food, drinks and fun at the Brasswood Cellars. Lunch will offer a variety of options; paninis, pizza, salad and of course various beer and wine pairings. Special VIP guests will lead fireside chats on nutrition, training and their vast experiences from the cycling world. There will also be new product demos from Giant, massages, chef demos and guided tours of the expansive Brasswood property.
Partner Product Demos
Experience a plethora of favorites during our afternoon Festival. From olive oils, to chocolates, seasonings and salts, to lotions, potions and many other great products for you and your bike.
Intimate conversations with our guest Chefs and noted leaders such as Seamus Mullen, Ken Fredrickson, Ben Jacobsen, Bob Roll and Gary Erickson. You’ll hear stories from their respective fields about better living, their passions for competition, and how overcoming hurdles throughout their own professional careers has lead them to today's successes.
Wine & Beer Tastings
Enjoy wines and tasting sessions from many of our Vintner friends from across Napa Valley. Brasswood Cellars will be pouring splashes of their wines as well as offering a history of the Napa Valley viticulture industry history. Sample the many cool and tasty treasures from local beer brand Mad Fritz.
Saturday night is again open to choose a destination for dinner. Try something new in Calistoga, St. Helena,Yountville or Napa—satisfy cravings for a wonderful meal at any of these recommendations below or if you're looking for something in particular, feel free to ask any of the guest chefs for their suggestions.
Sunday, April 30th
Go Big Ride
The morning starts with light breakfast. Fondo style start with all guests, chefs and pros. Longer distance riders start first and everyone else rolls out after.
Food First Ride
For the foodies in the group—an easier ride focused on savoring the moment and enjoying the food even more.
30 MilesSee the Course
The Fitness Ride
You'll have no guilt eating at our refuel stops because calories will be burned on this medium distance route.
50 MilesSee the Course
The Fuel Burner Ride
Looking to push yourself and earn a second dessert? This is the 'big ride' on Sunday. A stop half-way at the Clif Family Farm on Ink Grade will keep your energy supplies full.
80 MilesSee the Course
Big Pig (& More) Feast
Our final lunch by host Chef Chris Cosentino: Pigs, Paella & Pizza along with assorted brews, bubbles and other beverages. Wine selections will be provided by Charles Krug Winery and we'll have games on the lawn from croquet to badminton and a life sized jenga set—that is if you still have energy after your big ride. Live music, a silent auction and good times will roll into the early evening to finish off an amazing weekend at the CampoVelo Napa Valley. You may just need a week long nap after!