2010 Cinq Cepages Release and Vertical Tasting

Join us as we introduce our 2010 vintage of Cinq Cépages with an exclusive vertical tasting of this iconic wine. Led by Winemaker Margo Van Staaveren and Associate Winemaker Bob Coleman, guests will taste select vintages of Chateau St Jean’s flagship Bordeaux-style wine Cinq Cépages culminating with the newly released…

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Dressage in the Wine Country

Join us on September 7th for an afternoon of shopping, wine, beer and food tasting, then enjoy the spectacular equestrian perfomances highlighting the versatility of the sport horse through the ages. Shopping featuring all the beauty and bounty of Sonoma County’s local artisans – including clothing, jewelry, art and more!…

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Art in the Orchard – WIne, Music and Art at Lava Cap Winery

A synergistic blending of art and agriculture. Taste Lava Cap wine, listen to live music and view outstanding art from local artists. Enjoy a complimentary reserve tasting ($5 value). Saturday, September 7: 
Live music by Lumadae from 1-3pm. Sunday, September 8: Live music by Bob Rawleigh from 12-2pm. Gourmet deli…

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La Follette Friday Night Music Series!

Join us in our Tasting Room in The Barlow on Friday nights for some great local music, wines and popcorn! We’ll be pouring Greg’s hand crafted Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs by the glass or you can purchase a bottle. We’ll be featuring some amazing local musicians and by popular demand,…

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California’s Wine, Waves and Surfing Winemakers: Pacific Ocean’s Allure Inspires Winemakers and Wine Lovers

SAN FRANCISCO — When people think of California, chances are that sunny beaches, surfers and rolling vineyards are part of the picture. You might be surprised about how much of California’s famous beaches and the state’s acclaimed wines have in common. California’s 800-mile-long coast has an ideally cool and mild…

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Schweiger Vineyards: Old Fashioned Harvest Stomp

Schweiger Vineyards offers visitors a chance to get their feet wet – literally. Along with testing Brix levels and picking their own grapes, visitors will be able to stomp grapes in a wine barrel. This fun afternoon includes a catered lunch and wine tasting. Spaces reserve quickly. Do not hesitate…

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Wine & Fire: A Celebration of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir from Sta. Rita Hills

Spend three days with us exploring and celebrating our Sta. Rita Hills appellation! Sanford & Benedict Vineyard BarnWine & Fire Friday Night Kick Off Reception Sanford & Benedict Vineyard Barn Party Santa Rosa Road Friday August 16th, 5:30 – 8:30pm Fired up in the Sta. Rita Hills – Kick off…

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Full Moon Wine Tasting & Music

Join us for live music & wine tasting! All of our seating is on the lawn! Bring lawn chairs and/or blankets to stay comfy. However, we hope you won’t be seated for long – get up and DANCE Please visit ripkenwine.com for a list of what you can bring. No…

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Organic Wine Trail of the Santa Cruz Mountains Celebrates California Wine Month

Wine lovers who want to learn more about sustainable and organic winegrape growing can visit the wineries on the Organic Wine Trail of the Santa Cruz Mountains: Cooper-Garrod in Saratoga; Silver Mountain along Summit Road; and Alfaro Family Vineyards in Corralitos The vineyards of all three have been certified organic…

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Grgich Hills celebrates its 37th Annual Blessing of the Grapes

The custom of blessing the first fruits of the harvest can be traced back to Old Testament times and it’s a three decades-long tradition at Grgich Hills Estate. The winery has held a blessing of the grapes every year since the winery was founded in 1977 by Mike Grgich and…

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