Napa Private Tours head wine coach Javier Calderon, known by his friends and closest clients as Javy, is the reason why Napa Private Tours ranks in the top 10% of Napa attractions according to Trip Advisor. Javy is a gifted hospitality professional with over a decade of experience in the industry.
Javy is well-versed in enology, and has a unique ability to convey the complexities of wine-making in a way that is accessible and engaging. After hosting hundreds of guests from all over the world, Javy has refined his ability to profile guests according to their preferences and passions and create one-in-a-lifetime tours characterized by flawless execution. This results in a carefree but gratifying experience for even the most demanding wine aficionados.
Javy’s extensive social and professional network in California’s wine country positions him at an advantage and helps him secure access to the most exclusive and coveted private tasting rooms in Napa Valley.
Javy’s warm and caring personality and attention to detail is contagious and defines the culture of all team members at Napa Private Tours. Together they are driven to design and deliver wine tours where no detail is amiss.
Napa Private Tours Co-Founder and Director of Product Development, Javier Hernandéz, is well-known and loved by everyone in the wine industry. Chances are you will not meet Javier in person during your tour, but every detail that makes your experience special and seamless is the result of Javier’s exquisite taste and superior organizational skills.
Javier’s background in finance has proven indispensable in remaining fiscally responsible and managing unprecedented growth. Javier takes a consultative approach to everything Napa Private Tours does and ensures everyone is on the same page and ready to deliver memorable experiences that will change the way every guest perceives wine tourism.
For the last seven years Javier has worked tirelessly alongside Javy in order to realize their common dream to own and operate the best boutique wine tour company in Napa & Sonoma valleys.
From inception, Javier has infused the business with the highest levels of energy and personal creativity. His goal is to make sure Napa Private Tours is a distinctive wine tour operator that lives up to our reputation.
Javier is also tasked with corporate accounts and scouts new wineries making sure the ones included in NPT’s tour program exceed every marker of excellence. In fact, he has forged strong relationships with some of the most coveted wineries in Napa, resulting in exclusive access and VIP privileges to Napa Private Tours guests.
On his free time, Javier enjoys high-end fashion, literature and exploring new culinary experiences.
If your winery is interested in being part of NPT’s choice partners, please don’t hesitate to contact Javier at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meet Cynthia Vega, our Director of Guest Relations & networker extraordinaire. Cynthia combines two superpowers that will make your luxury wine tour of Napa an experience that you will never forget. Her organizational skills, paired with a vast and valuable Digital Rolodex giving her access to the most coveted wineries in Napa, always yield adventures worthy of the most sophisticated travelers.
Planning the perfect multi-day wine tasting adventure in Napa is a feat that demands patience, insider knowledge, and a strong grasp of viticultural and culinary trends. Cynthia is all of that and more.
When she is not at her desk juggling complex Napa wine tasting vacations you can find her traveling around the world mingling with globally recognized chefs. Rumor has it she has dined at more than half of the top 50 restaurants in the world.
Her ability to listen has made her a favorite of amateur wine enthusiasts, as well as wine collectors with cellars worthy of the centerfold of Wine Aficionado.