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Sterling Vineyards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36

sPECial CouPons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6

WinE CountRy nEWs

Northern California Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8

Wineology by Len Napolitano . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

Wine Country Calendar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-18

WinE CountRy gEtaWays

Overnight Accommodations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30

suisun VallEy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32-33

Suisun Valley Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32

naPa VallEy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35-45

Downtown Napa Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38

St. Helena Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38

napa Valley Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40-41

yountville . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .43

Calistoga . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .44-45

sonoMa County . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46-59

sonoma County Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46-47

Russian River Area Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48

Downtown Healdsburg Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50

sonoma Valley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .52-59

Sonoma Valley Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .52

Sonoma Plaza Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .55

Glen Ellen & Kenwood Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .59

MEndoCino & laKE CountiEs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60-61

Lake & Mendocino Counties Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60

liVERMoRE VallEy Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .62

tREasuRE island Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .63

santa ClaRa, santa CRuZ & MontEREy CountiEs . . 64-66

Monterey Bay/Santa Cruz Mountains Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64

Salinas Valley Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66

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NAPA VALLEY

• ANDRETTI WINERY 2 for 1 tasting with ad 5

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• BERINGER VINEYARDS 2 for 1 tasting in the Rhine House w/ad 23

• CALIFORNIA WINE TOURS Special price on tours and tastings 5

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i n t e l l i g e n c e f o r t h e W i n e c o n S U M e r

by Len Napolitano

What is the relationship between wine and the weather?

The whole issue of the weather and its effect on winemaking is

about a wine’s overall quality, flavor, richness, age-ability, complexity

and even cost. A bountiful harvest could mean an abundance of

wines at great value. A spoiled crop may mean increased prices and

limited availability of good wines. There are always exceptions, and it

is very possible to find great wines from not-so-great vintages, and

vice versa.

First, winemakers speak of climate zones, which are geographic

regions differentiated according to the average amount of warmth

above 50° each year. This part of the weather equation is steady, with

minor variation over the long-term. Therefore, knowledge of climate

zones helps a grape grower determine which types of vines to plant.

For example, cooler zones are known to be best for growing

Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes, while warmer zones have proven

beneficial to Syrah and Zinfandel.

The other side of the weather story is the one that can stress the

winemaker as much as the grapes – the weather conditions in any

given year, regardless of the climate zone. No two years will have an

identical number of days of sun, rain, fog, mist, hail, frost and wind.

What’s more, the timing of these unpredictable events throughout the

growing season of March to October can mean the difference between

a “perfect” vintage and a horrible one. Thus, wines are identified with

the vintage year – information critical to wine buyers.

With the help of Vintage Charts, you can compare vintages of any

major wine-growing regions, which, in effect, is comparing the

weather from year to year. If you buy your wine at wine specialty

shops, vintage charts are normally available for reference, if you ask.

When it comes to wines from California, our wine region weather is

fairly good and consistent. In dry periods we irrigate the vineyards.

But European vineyards depend more on the weather and wines from

France especially can vary greatly from year to year.

So what kind of weather will produce a “perfect” vintage? It starts

with rain in March, but as of April, is practically rain-free. The days

are warm, the nights are cool, and the summer is long and mild. If

the days get too cold, the grapes will ripen too slowly, sometimes

never fully maturing. This will increase the tartness and acidity in the

wines. If the weather is too hot, the wine tends to be flat and heavy.

But the real devastator is rain during, or nearing, harvest time.

This excess moisture will dilute the juice in the grapes and may even

cause rot to form on the grapes. The period from mid-August to

October is critical to grape growers and winemakers, as they must

continually measure the ripeness of the grapes in making their

decision on when to pick them. They hope for continued warm

weather and will shudder at even the threat of rain, as heavy rain at

harvest time can ruin an otherwise great growing season.

Len Napolitano lives in San Luis Obispo County and is certified in wine by the Society of Wine Educators,

Wine & Spirits Education Trust and Chicago Wine School and continually gains knowledge from his frequent contact

with California winemakers. More information is on his website, www.wineology.com.

Send your questions about wine to: wineologist@earthlink.net or by mail to Len Napolitano in care of

Wine Country This Week magazine. Wineology is a registered trademark of Len Napolitano.

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NAPA VALLEY

ongoing

Napa Valley Wine Train

napa, www.winetrain.com, 800-427-4124

• Apr 26: Piano Bar Sing Along

ongoing

Taste at Oxbow Wine and Chocolate Pairing

napa, taste 5 chocolates with 5 wines, $20, 12-7pm Sunday thru thursday

12-9 pm friday and Saturday. reservations recommended. 707-265-9600.

ongoing

Live Music Fridays at Taste at Oxbow

napa, time varies, 707-265-9600, www.tasteatoxbow.com

ongoing

Seminars & Tastings at Merryvale Vineyards

St. helena, 10am-6:30pm, www.merryvale.com, 707-963-7777

• Merryvale tasting, $15

• reserve tasting, $35

Wine Sensory Seminar, $45, fridays 12pm or by appt

Wine & cheese experience, $45, by appt

• Sommelier grand reserve tasting, $65, by appt

ongoing FRidays-sundays

Barrel Tasting & Tours at Reata

Barrel tasting: 11am, 2pm & by appointment, tours by appointment

napa, www.reatawines.com, 707-254-8673x119

ongoing

Jefferson House Reserve Room

Tasting at Monticello Vineyards

napa, reserve Wine Seminar, corley family napa Valley $25

rSVP 707-253-2802 x18, www.corleyfamilynapaValley.com

ongoing

V. Sattui Winery

St. helena, 9am-6pm, no appt. necessary, www.vsattui.com, 707-963-7774

• classic tasting, daily, $5

• Premium tasting, daily, $10

• food & wine pairing, Mon-thu, $18

• Artisan chocolate & wine pairing, Sat-Sun, $25

• italian Marketplace with 200+ cheeses

• Deli with panini, sandwiches, crabcakes & more

Weekend BBQ, wood-fired pizza, oysters, mozzarella bar

• 2 ½ acres of tree-shaded picnic grounds

ongoing FRidays-sundays

Food & Wine Pairings at Etude Winery

napa, 10am, 1pm & 3pm, $35, $25/members

www.etudewines.com, 707-257-5300

ongoing

Rombauer Vineyards

St. helena, www.rombauer.com, 707 963-5170

• friday-Sunday: open by advance appointment only

• Monday-thursday 10am-5pm

• tasting $10

Wine & cheese Pairing daily by appointment only, 11am, 1 & 3pm, $25

ongoing

Tours and Tastings at William Hill Estate Winery

napa, 10am-5pm, by appt., www.williamhillestate.com, 707-265-3024

• taste the napa Valley, $12

• taste the Silverado Bench, $20

• estate exclusives, $25

• intro to William hill estate tour and tasting, $25

• the William hill estate experience tour and tasting, $40

ongoing

Tours & Tasting at ZD Wines

rutherford, rSVP 800-487-7757, www.zdwines.com

• traditional tasting, $10, daily 10am-4pm

• Premier tasting, $15, daily 10am-4pm

• Private group tasting, $20, by appt

• cellar tour & tasting, $25, 1pm weekends & holidays, M-f by appt

• Vineyard View tasting, $40, Sat-Sun 11am, M-f by appt

• Abacus tasting, $600 for 4-6 people, by appt

Wine train, $180

ongoing

Vineyard & Winery Tours at Raymond Vineyards

St. helena, 11am (by appt), $15, group tours available (by appt)

www.raymondvineyards.com, 800-525-2659x620

ongoing

Tours & Tastings at Andretti Winery

napa, www.andrettiwinery.com, 877-386-5070x227

• individual tastings, $15

• Private Winery tour & tasting, $20/person by appointment

• Vineyard tours, $20/person by appointment

ongoing

Tasting at Grgich Hills Estate

rutherford, 9:30am-4:30pm, tours at 11am & 2pm, $10

Wine library tasting/$30, Barrel tasting on most fridays 2-4pm

www.grgich.com, 707-963-2784

ongoing

Tastings & Tours at Artesa Winery

napa, rSVP, 877-224-8309, www.artesawinery.com

• Vino con Queso, Wine & cheese experience, $40

• Daily guided tours

• Vines & Wines, A Vineyard tour, $40

ongoing

Tours & Tasting at Black Stallion Winery

napa, 10am-5pm, www.blackstallionwinery.com, 707-253-1400

• regular tasting, $10

• reserve tasting, $35, Sat-Sun

Artisan cheese additional $7.50/person

ongoing

Educational Tours & Wine Tasting

at Castello di Amorosa

calistoga, www.castellodiamorosa.com, rSVP, 707-967-6272

• regular tour & tasting, $25-$40 • reserve tour & tasting, $35-$50

• tasting only, $10-$25 • Young adult tours, $15-$20

• napa Valley neighbor Program • Private ViP tours

ongoing

Tastings at St. Supéry

rutherford, www.stsupery.com, 800-231-6116

• Vineyard to glass, Saturdays, 2pm, $50

• St Supéry historical tasting, Sundays, 2pm, $50

• cellar tour, fridays, 2pm, $50

• Dollarhide library tasting, daily, $25

• Élu library tasting, daily, $25

ongoing

Wine tasting Experiences at Benessere Vineyards

St. helena, www.benesserevineyards.com, by appt 707-963-5853x105

• Personalized Wine flights, daily, $10

• Vineyards Walking tour & tasting, M-W, 10:30am, $15

• fudge Pairing experience, Sun, 10:30am, $15

• Barrel tasting, rSVP, tues, Sat-Sun, 11am, $20

• Barrel tasting & current release, tues, Sat-Sun, 11am, $25

• Barrel tasting & Vertical, tues, Sat-Sun, 11am, $25

• group tasting, Sat-Sun, 1:30pm, $15

ongoing

Joseph Phelps Vineyards: tastings & seminars

An opportunity to participate in a wide range of excellent seminars. 1 ½ hours

11am daily; 2:30pm, Monday-friday & 2pm, Saturday & Sunday. $40, except

insignia Blending/$60, free/wine club members. terrace tastings daily, $25

rSVP, 707-967-3720, details www.josephphelps.com

• insignia Blending • Wine Aroma challenge

• Single Vineyard cabernets • napa Valley rocks

• Barrel seminar

ongoing

tours & tastings at Clos du Val

napa, daily 10am-5pm, www.closduval.com, 800-993-9463

• classic tastings, $10: fee waived with purchase of a bottle wine.

• reserve tastings, $20: fee not waived with purchase of a bottle of wine.

• tours by appointment with 24 hour advance notice

ongoing satuRdays & sundays

Cooking demonstrations at the deBaun theatre

St. helena, culinary institute of America at greystone, 1:30-2:30pm, $20

With a sample of the recipe and their greystone wine

wsgr@culinary.edu, www.ciachef.edu, 707-967-2320

ongoing

Visitor Programs at Robert Mondavi Winery

for details, www.robertmondavi.com, 888-rMonDAVi x2

• the Signature tour & tasting

• the Wine tasting Basics

• the exclusive cellar tasting

• tasting Beyond the Basics

• the “harvest of Joy” tour & lunch

ongoing

ViP tasting & artisan Barrel Factory tour

Bourassa Vineyards, napa, Mon-fri by appointment, $15 mid-week special

Mention this listing, www.bourassavineyards.com, 800-499-2366

ongoing

tastings at silverado Vineyards

napa, www.silveradovineyards.com, 707-259-6611, 800-997-1770x611

• Saddleblock Vineyard tasting, $75

• library tasting, $75

• Daily tasting room flights, estate/$10, Premier/$20

• Public tours & tasting, 10:30am & 2:30pm, $15

• Private tour and or tasting, 15-25 guests, $20/tour, $25/tour & tasting

thiRd satuRday oF thE Month

Bacchus that Rascal

clos Pegase, calistoga, free, 2pm, Multi-media presentation “history of Wine

www.clospegase.com, 707-942-4981

ongoing satuRdays

napa Riverwalk with historian george Webber

2 hour tour with tales & lore of old town napa, 10am, $20, 707-251-8500

sECond sundays

second sunday supper Club

AViA napa, napa, 5:30-7pm, $110

www.aviahotels.com, 707-224-3900

ongoing

napa Valley opera house

1030 Main Street, napa, www.nvoh.org, 707-226-7372

• Apr 20: Women fully clothed

• Apr 21: lisa loeb

• Apr 24: tuesday night flicks, San francisco

• Apr 25: Montreal + california guitar trio

• Apr 25-26: the Acting company, comedy of errors & Julius caesar

• May 3: Keola Beamer & raiatea helm

• May 5: VoenA, Voices of life

• May 8: Seldom Seen cinema, tell no one

• May 9: four Bitchin’ Babes

uPCoMing

• Daily: Valley first tour

• Daily: grgich hills estate Winery tour

• fri-Sun: Domaine chandon Winery tour

• Sat: Valley’s only evening Winery tour

• Mon-thu: Ambassador Winery tour

• April 26: Piano Bar Sing Along

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ongoing

Wine tasting at Back Room Wines

napa, 5-9pm, www.backroomwines.com, 707-226-1378

ongoing

di Rosa

napa, www.dirosapreserve.org, 707-226-5991

• ongoing until June 10: hung liu, new Work

• April 28: Spring nature hike

• May 5, 19: Spring nature hike

ongoing

live at uptown theatre

napa, www.uptowntheatrenapa.com, 707-259-0123

• Apr 25: craig ferguson

• Apr 27: chris isaak

• May 4: David Sedaris

ongoing FRidays

Friday night Pulse tastings

AcMe fine Wines, St.helena, 5-7pm, www.acmefinewines.com, 888-963-0440

ongoing FRidays

Bubbles Bar at 1313 Main

napa, 9pm-12am, www.1313main.com, 707-258-1313

ongoing

Friday night Winemaker Events

JV Wine & Spirits, napa, 5-7pm, $2, www.jvwine.com, 707-253-2624

ongoing

tasting Events at Wineries of napa Valley

napa town center, napa, check website for times & prices

www.napavintages.com, 707-253-9450

ongoing WEdnEsdays

Winemaker Wednesdays at 1313 Main

napa, 6-8pm, www.1313main.com, 707-258-1313

ongoing thRough aPRil 30

Napa Valley Arts in April

Various events & locations in napa Valley!

www.legendarynapaValley.com

aPRil 19

Film screening: amadeus

napa Valley Museum, Yountville, 7-9pm

www.napavalleymuseum.org, 707-944-0500

aPRil 21

Andretti Winery Celebrates Wine

& Cuisine with Lunch

Join chef chiara lacoviello in the courtyard, napa, $70, 12pm

www.andrettiwinery.com, rSVP, 888-460-8463x229

aPRil 21

Lobster Fest at V. Sattui

St. helena, 6:30-9:30pm, $99/member, $109/guests

www.vsattui.com, 707-963-7774

aPRil 21

2008 Lot No. 1 Cabernet Sauvignon

Release at Louis M. Martini Winery

St. helena, $30/members, $40/guests

www.louismartini.com, 866-549-2582

aPRil 21

Cabernet Blending Event at Beringer

St. helena, www.beringer.com, 707-963-8989x2036

aPRil 21

Cooking Class

Join chef Sean o’toole and clos du Val Winery

cedar gables inn, napa, 4-8pm, $160

www.cedargablesinn.com, 707-224-7969

aPRil 21-22

April in Carneros

hospitality de los carneros. Visit participating wineries!

10am-4pm, $39/adv, $45, www.carneroswineries.org

aPRil 22

New DARE Releases & Paella Party at Viader

Deer Park, 12-4pm, $60, www.viader.com, 707-963-3816

aPRil 26

the art of Costume design

napa Valley Museum, Yountville, 7pm

www.napaValleyMusuem.org, 707-944-0500

aPRil 27

Sunsets on the Silverado Bench at

William Hill Estate Winery

napa, 5:30pm-sunset, rSVP required

www.williamhillestate.com, 888-909-9463

aPRil 27-29

stags leap district Vineyard to Vintner

Various events & locations, www.stagsleapdistrict.com

aPRil 28

Spanish Dinner at Artesa

napa, 6:30pm, $90, club Member event

www.artesawinery.com, 877-224-8309

aPRil 28

!WAR Arts in April Benefit at Hess Collection

napa, 3pm, $100, www.womenartrevolution.com

www.hesscollection.com, 707-255-1144

aPRil 28

Farmer’s Market Lunch at Acacia Vineyard

napa, 11am-3pm, $40/members, $50

www.acaciavineyard.com, 707-226-9991x2

aPRil 28

Kitchens in the Vineyard home & garden tour

tour kitchens in the napa Valley, 9:30am-4:30pm

www.napavalleymusic.org, 707-258-5559

aPRil 28

3rd annual hall Cabernet Cookoff

hAll St. helena Winery, St. helena, 11am-3pm

$60, $48/members, www.hallwines.com, 707-967-2657

aPRil 29

Peju Art Exhibit Reception

rutherford, 1-4pm, www.peju.com, 707-963-3600

aPRil 29

Entice your senses wit sonoma-Cutrer

culinary institute of America, St. helena, 1:30-4pm

$80/club cutrer members, $95/non-members

www.sonomacutrer.com, 707-237-3466

May 4

14th annual Cinco de Mayo golf Classic

Silverado resort & Spa, napa, 707-967-8038

May 4-6

Women for Winesense grand Event

Various events & locations in napa Valley.

www.wwsgrandevent.org

May 5

Wine Club Pickup Party & Cinco de Mayo

at Acacia Vineyard

napa, 11am-3pm, free/members, $20

www.acaciavineyard.com, 707-226-9991x2

May 5

Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at St. Clement

A club Member exclusive event

St. helena, www.stclement.com, 707-265-5000

May 5

Cooking Class

Join chef Brian Whitmer and girard Winery

cedar gables inn, napa, 4-8pm, $160

www.cedargablesinn.com, 707-224-7969

May 5

World of Wine

robert Mondavi Winery, oakville, 5-7:30pm, $150

www.familyservicenapa.org, 707-255-0966

May 5-6

Rutherford Passport to Fiesta

Visit 11 wineries for food & wine! $75, $60/Sunday only

www.rutherford-appellation-wineries.com

May 6

3rd Annual Wine Auction on the

Lawn at Charles Krug

St. helena, 2-5pm, www.charleskrug.com, 707-967-2200

SONOMA COUNTY

ongoing

Live Music at Centre du Vin

ledson hotel, Sonoma

www.ledsonhotel.com, 707-996-9779

• Apr 21: Jess Petty

• Apr 28: Dan Daniels & Joyce grant

• May 4: cinco de Mayo celebration, luna itzel

ongoing

Private Tastings at Viansa

www.viansa.com, 800-995-7470

• italian Wine & cheese Pairing,10:30am, 12:30pm, 3pm by appointment,

$10/members, $25

• reserve Wine & food Pairing, 10:30am, 12:30pm, 3pm by appointment

free/members, $45

ongoing

Reserve Wine & Food Pairing Private

Tasting at Viansa

Sonoma, 10:30am, 12:30pm, 3pm by appointment

www.viansa.com, 800-995-7470, free/members, $45

ongoing

Carneros Bistro & Wine Bar Introduces

Thematic Wine Program

honoring great local wine makers. Plus, each thursday, 6:30-8pm celebrity winetenders.

the lodge at Sonoma, rSVP, www.thelodgeatsonoma.com, 707-931-2042

ongoing

Vineyard Walk & Photography Workshop

at B.R. Cohn Winery

glen ellen, 10am-1pm, $45, $35/members

www.brcohn.com, 707-931-7924x123

ongoing

Exclusive Wine & Cheese Tasting

at B.R. Cohn Winery

glen ellen, 11am & 3pm, $25, $20/members

www.brcohn.com, 707-931-7924x123

ongoing

Private Wine Tastings

at Ferrari-Carano Vineyards and Winery

healdsburg – Pick of the Bunch – five wines, 6-8 people, $20-$40pp

by appointment, www.ferrari-carano.com, 707-433-6700

• Scentiments – test your Smell Memory

• White Wine lovers – wines paired with Artisan cheeses

• King of reds – wines paired with dried fruits and chocolates

• Matchmaker – wine and food pairing

• PreVail tasting – wines paired with Artisan charcuterie plate

• cabernet terroir tasting – comparison wines from different elevations

ongoing FRidays, satuRdays & sundays

Taste with the Count at Buena Vista

A 45-minute tour and wine tasting, 11am & 12:30pm, $20

A 90-minute “taste with the count” with reserve Buena Vista wines in “the

count’s lair” by the count. 2pm, $45, rSVP, 800-926-1266

ongoing

Wine and Food Pairing

at Ferrari-Carano Vineyards and Winery

healdsburg – Matchmaker, learn the art and science of matching wines with

the perfect food. 6-8 people, $35pp, by appointment

www.ferrari-carano.com, 707-433-6700

ongoing

Free Guided Winery Tour

at Ferrari-Carano Vineyards and Winery

healdsburg – Monday-Saturday, 10am, by appointment

www.ferrari-carano.com, 707-433-6700

ongoing

Group Private Tastings

at Ferrari-Carano Vineyards and Winery

healdsburg – includes 5 wines, 9-25 people in underground cellar, by

appointment. $20 per person, www.ferrari-carano.com, 707-433-6700

ongoing

Terroir & History Tour at Chateau St. Jean

Kenwood, A visit to chateau St. Jean lifts all of your senses.

complimentary, 11am-2pm, www.chateaustjean.com, 707-833-4134

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Food and Wine Pairing

at the Mayo Reserve Room

9200 Sonoma hwy, Kenwood, Daily, 10:30am-6pm, 7 course food/wine tasting

$35, reservations recommended, www.mayofamilywinery.com, 707-833-5504

ongoing

Wine Experiences at Chateau St. Jean

Kenwood, ten person minimum, 2 hours, $50, by appointment

www.chateaustjean.com, 707-833-4134x5258

• cinq cépages Blending Seminar, eight person minimum, 2 hours, $75

• cinq cépages component tasting, eight person minimum, 1.5 hours, $25

• Private ViP Wine tasting, 10:30am, 1 & 3pm, $25, 1 hour

• Box lunch Prgram with tour

ongoing

Tours, Tastings & Seminars

at St. Francis Winery

Santa rosa, ten person minimum

call for more information & reservations

888-675-Wine(9463)x255, www.stfranciswinery.com

• charcuterie, daily 11am-4pm, $25/$20 club members

Wine & food Pairing, $35/$28 club members

ongoing

Guided Winery Tours at Gloria Ferrer

Sonoma, 11am, 1 & 3pm, $10, www.gloriaferrer.com, 707-996-7256

ongoing

Wine & Food Pairing at Kendall-Jackson

fulton, Special reserve food & wine tasting, 10am-4pm, $25

www.kj.com, 707-571-7500

ongoing sundays

Domaine Carneros Sparkling Brunch

at the Fairmont Mission Inn & Spa

Sonoma, 9am-1pm, www.fairmont.com.sonoma, 707-938-9000

ongoing sundays

Sunday Brunch at the Centre du Vin

ledson hotel, Sonoma, 9am-1pm

www.ledsonhotel.com, 707-996-9779

ongoing WEEKEnds

Wine & Chocolate Pairings at Fritz Winery

cloverdale, 10:30am-4:30pm, $5 tasting fee covers the pairing

www.fritzwinery.com, 707-894-3389

last thuRsday oF thE Month

50 Mile AV Vintner's Dining

glen ellen, Barrel tasting & old Vine Pinot noir & Syrahs from Ashton Vineyard.

foods sourced locally. 4-7PM, ashtonwines.com, rSVP, 707-935-3456

ongoing thuRsdays

Thirsty Thursdays at Anaba

Sonoma, enjoy complimentary cheese & crackers to pair with your wine

tasting. 4-5:30pm, www.anabawines.com, 707-996-4188

ongoing thuRsday – sunday

Unique Food & Wine Pairings at

HKG Tasting Room

glen ellen, 12-6pm, www.hopkilnwinery.com, 707-938-7622

ongoing WEdnEsday-satuRday

Live Music at Cellars of Sonoma

Santa rosa, 7:30-10:30pm, www.cellarsofsonoma.com, 707-578-1826

• Wed: ricky Allan ray

• thur: Dustin Saylor

• fri: John Pita

• Sat: robert herrera & Billy Kingsborough

(they alternate every other Saturday)

sECond thuRsday oF thE Month

Comedy Night at Cellars of Sonoma

Santa rosa, 8:15-9pm, www.cellarsofsonoma.com, 707-578-1826

ongoing

Moondance Cellars & Orchard Station Wines

glen ellen, Paired with Wine country chocolates truffle tastes, $10

www.moondancecellars.com, 707-938-7550

ongoing thuRsday-satuRday

Michel-schlumberger Winery green tour

healdsburg, 10:30am, $25

www.michelschlumberger.com, 800-447-3060

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ongoing Monday-satuRday

Robert young Estate Winery Vineyard tours

& tasting in a Remodeled grape gondola

geyserville, 11:30am, $10, box lunch provided for $20

www.ryew.com, 707-431-4811

ongoing FRidays & satuRdays

‘Come Crush With us’ at icaria Creek Winery

Winemaker Jeff Smith leads a tasting of bottled & barreled wines

www.icariawinery.com, rSVP, 707-486-9623

EVERy WEdnEsday & satuRday

santa Rosa original Farmers’ Market

Santa rosa Veteran’s Building parking lot, 8:30am-noon, 707-522-8629

EVERy FRiday MoRning

sonoma Valley Farmers’ Market

Depot Park, Sonoma, 9am-noon, 707-538-7023

EVERy othER WEdnEsday

the art of Winemaking Workshop

Petroni Vineyards, Sonoma, 10:30am-12pm

www.petronivineyards.com, 707-935-8311

ongoing

Cooking Classes at Ramekins Culinary school

450 West Spain St, Sonoma, check website for schedule.

www.ramekins.com, 707-933-0450

ongoing

spreckels Performing arts Center

rohnert Park, 707-588-3400, www.spreckelsonline.com, 707-588-3400

• May 11-13, 18-20: legally Blonde, the Musical

ongoing

Wells Fargo Center for the arts

Santa rosa, wellsfargocenterarts.org, 707-546-3600

• Apr 20: Mike Birbiglia

• Apr 22: Pops tribute ladies of Motown

• Apr 27: rhythmic circus

• Apr 28: Kenny rogers

• May 3: Psychic/Medium Karen Peterson

• May 6: American Philharmonic Show 5

ongoing

live shows at hopmonk tavern

Sebastopol, www.hopmonk.com, 707-829-7300

• Apr 21: the Mother hips

• Apr 25: Michelle Shocked

• Apr 27: Ser la Muse

• Apr 28: Baby Seal club

• May 4: Zen road Pilots

ongoing thuRsdays

Winemaker thursday series at Big Bottom Market

guerneville, 6-8pm, www.bigbottommarket.com, 707-604-7295

ongoing FRidays

Music at Vino di amore tasting lounge

cloverdale, 7-9pm, www.vinodiamore.com, 707-894-6166

ongoing satuRdays

swirl, sniff & sip (aka Wine 101)

Big 3 Wine Bar, fairmont Sonoma Mission inn & Spa, Sonoma

10-10:45am, www.fairmont.com/sonoma, 707-938-900

ongoing thRough EaRly sPRing 2012

16th annual sculpture Exhibit “FinalE”

at Paradise Ridge Winery

the Sculpture grove can be seen until dusk,

followed by a glass of wine on the winery’s veranda,

with its spectacular view of the sunset. 11am-5pm, daily

www.prwinery.com, 707-528-Wine

ongoing thRough May 6

laughing Matters

healdsburg center for the Arts, healdsburg

www.healdsburgcenterforthearts.com, 707-433-5786

FRidays & satuRdays in aPRil

Music at Vino di amore tasting lounge

cloverdale, 7-9:30pm

www.vinodiamore.com, 707-894-6166

ongoing thRough JunE 4

the Wall show – Wall hung Works by 8 sculptors

A new leaf gallery, cornerstone, Sonoma

www.scupturesite.com, 707-933-1300

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Tapas on the Terrace at Gloria Ferrer

Sonoma, 5:30-7:30pm, $35, $29.75/members

www.gloriaferrer.com, 707-933-1999

aPRil 20-22

Gloria Ferrer Celebrates Earth Day

Sonoma, 10am-5pm, free

www.gloriaferrer.com, 707-933-1953

aPRil 20-22

a glass of Cabaret

6th Street Playhouse, Santa rosa

www.6thstreetplayhouse.com, 707-523-4185

aPRil 20-28

2012 spring dance Concert

Sonoma State University, rohnert Park

www.sonoma.edu/performingarts, 707-664-2353

aPRil 21

Earth Day Celebration at

Rodney Strong Vineyards

healdsburg, 10-11am, free, rSVP

www.rodneystrong.com, 707-433-0904

aPRil 21

Earth Day at Rodney Strong Vineyards

healdsburg, 10-11am, www.rodneystrong.com,

rSVP, 707-433-0904

aPRil 21

Sea Ranch Lodge Winemaker Dinner

featuring gustafson Vineyards, 5:30pm

Sea ranch lodge, the Sea ranch, 800-732-7262

aPRil 21

Get Zen Event & Sauvignon Release Party

Matanzas creek Winery, Santa rosa, 12-4pm

www.matanzascreek.com, 800-668-5887

aPRil 21

Earth day Celebration

Benziger family Winery, glen ellen, 11am, $60

www.benziger.com, 800-989-8890

aPRil 21

Barrel tasting Festival

landmark Vineyards, Kenwood, 12-4pm

www.landmarkwine.com, 707-833-0053

aPRil 21

Complimentary Concert series

landmark Vineyards, Kenwood, 1-4pm

www.landmarkwine.com, 707-833-0053

aPRil 21

Earth day

Dutton-goldfield Winery, Sebastopol, 10am-4:30pm

www.duttongoldfield.com, 707-827-3600

aPRil 21-22

April in Carneros

hospitality de los carneros

Visit participating wineries! 10am-4pm, $39/adv, $45

www.carneroswineries.org

aPRil 21-22

66th annual apple Blossom Festival

ives Park, Sebastopol, Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 10am-5pm

ww.sebastopol.org, 707-823-3032

aPRil 22

Earth day Celebration

inman family Wines, Santa rosa, 11am-4pm

www.inmanfamilywines.com, 707-293-9576

aPRil 22

8th annual Petaluma Footrace

Petaluma Marina Business center, Petaluma

www.petalumafootrace.com

aPRil 22

Chardonnay & Croquet

Sonoma-cutrer, Windsor, 11am-2pm, $35, $25/members

www.sonomacutrer.com, rSVP, 707-237-3489

aPRil 22

Earth day & Wellness Festival

Windsor town green, Windsor

www.townofwindsor.com, 707-838-1252

aPRil 22

Earth day – Complimentary Estate tours

Quivira Vineyard & Winery, healdsburg, 11am & 1pm

www.quivirawine.com, 707-431-8354x224

aPRil 26

april sunset supper

DaVero farms & Winery, healdsburg, 6-8:30pm

www.davero.com, 707-431-8000x1

aPRil 27

Balletto Vineyards Winemaker Dinner

Santa rosa golf & country club, Santa rosa

www.ballettovineyards.com, 707-588-2455

aPRil 28

Ledson Winery Futures Release

Barrel Tasting Party

Wine club Member event, 6-9pm

Kenwood, www.ledsonwinery.com, 707-537-3823

aPRil 28

Belly dancing at Vino di amore tasting lounge

cloverdale, 7-9:30pm, www.vinodiamore.com, 707-894-6166

aPRil 28

indie Rock Concert: Fruit Bats

gundlach Bundschu Winery, Sonoma, 7pm, $15/adv, $20

www.gunbun.com, 707-938-5277

aPRil 28

31st annual Butter & Egg days

Downtown Petaluma, 10am-5pm

www.petalumadowntown.com

aPRil 28

Wine & Food Pairings

thumbprint cellars, healdsburg, $15-$35

www.thumbprintcellars.com, 707-433-2393

aPRil 28-29

Big Bottle Sale at Chateau St. Jean Winery

Kenwood, 10am-5pm

www.chateaustjean.com, 707-833-4134

aPRil 28-29

23rd Annual Passport to Dry Creek Valley

Visit participating wineries in Dry creek Valley!

11am-4:30pm, $120/2 day, $70/Sunday only, www.wdcv.com

aPRil 29

spring antique Faire

Downtown Petaluma, www.petalumadowntown.com

aPRil 29

J. Rickards Vineyards Winemaker dinner

Village inn & restaurant, Monte rio

6pm, $48, 707-865-0565

aPRil 29-30

steppin’ out with the healdsburg Chorus

healdsburg community church, healdsburg, 707-495-5620

FRidays in May

Music at Vino di amore tasting lounge

cloverdale, 7-9:30pm

www.vinodiamore.com, 707-894-6166

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Wines & sunsets in Paradise

Paradise ridge Winery, Santa rosa, 6pm

www.prwinery.com, 707-528-9463

May 5

Cinco de Mayo

robledo family Winery, Sonoma, 12-3pm, $30/members, $40

www.robledofamilywinery.com, rSVP, 707-939-6903

May 5-6

annual Chapel hike

nicholson ranch Winery, Sonoma, 10am & 2pm

$45/members, $65/general, $25/under 21

www.nicholsonranch.com, 707-938-8822

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May 5-6

7th annual invite your Friends to Roche Weekend

roche Winery’s tasting room, Sonoma

www.rochewinery.com, 707-935-7115

May 6

Cheesemaking & Cheese tasting Class with sheana davis

crème de ricotta & Paneer Spring herb Molds

Sonoma Valley inn, Sonoma, 1-3pm, $45

www.theepicureanconnection.com, 707-935-7960

May 10

Winemaker dinner series: a. Rafanelli

Santé restaurant, fairmont Sonoma Mission inn, Sonoma

www.fairmont.com/sonoma, 707-938-9000

May 10

Jennifer Bethke lecture: the iconography

of Power in Russian Visual arts

Sonoma country Museum, Santa rosa, 6-7:30pm

www.sonomacountymuseum.org, 707-579-1500

LAKE/MENDOCINO

EVERy sECond satuRday

Food & Wine Pairings

Mcnab ridge tasting room, hopland, www.mcnabridge.com, 707-744-1986

ongoing

skunk train

fort Bragg, www.skunktrain.com, 866-457-5865

• May 13: Mother’s Day Brunch

ongoing FRidays

tuscan Village Music art series

terrill cellars, lower lake, 6-9pm, www.terrillcellars.com, 707-994-3354

aPRil 15-22

Earth day

husch Vineyards, Philo, 10am-4pm

www.huschvineyards.com, 800-554-8724

aPRil 21

Earth day Festival

Solar living center, hopland, free

www.solarliving.org, 707-472-2450

aPRil 21

Earth day dog hike

Saracina Vineyards, hopland, 10am-1pm

www.saracina.com, 707-744-1671

aPRil 21

noyo Food Forest 6th annual Earth day Festival

fort Bragg high School, fort Bragg, 12-6pm

www.noyofoodforest.org, 707-964-0218

aPRil 21

Earth day Celebration

frey Vineyards, redwood Valley

www.freywine.com, 707-468-7936

aPRil 22

Earth day Celebration

Yorkville cellars, Yorkville, 11am-2pm, $10

www.Yorkvillecellars.com, 707-894-9177

aPRil 22

hendy Woods Benefit

navarro Vineyards, Philo, 12-3pm

www.hendywoods.org, 800-537-9463

aPRil 22

Kronos Quartet

gualala Arts, gualala, 7-10pm

www.gualalaarts.org, 707-884-1138

aPRil 28

Wildflower Brunch

clear lake State Park, Kelseyville, 9am-noon

www.clearlakestatepark.org, 707-279-4293

May 5

18th annual heron Festival

redbud Audubon Society

redbud Park, clearlake, 8am-3pm

www.heronfestival.org, 707-263-8030

May 5-6

Spring Hopland Passport

Visit 16 participating wineries! $45/adv, $55

www.destinationhopland.com, 800-564-2582

May 5-6

35th annual John druecker Memorial Rhododendron

show & Plant sale

Mendocino coast Botanical gardens, fort Bragg

May 12

15th annual Boonville Beer Festival

Mendocino county fairgrounds, Boonville

ww.avbc.com, 800-207-Beer

May 12

Mother’s day Brunch

Mendocino hotel, Mendocino

www.mendocinohotel.com, 707-937-0511

May 12-13

Mother’s day high tea

the lakeport english inn, lakeport

www.lakeportenglishinn.com, 707-263-4317

May 13

Mother’s day Pops Concert

Soper-reese theatre, lakeport, 3pm

www.soperreesetheatre.com, 707-245-0577

May 18-20

15th Annual Pinot Noir Festival

Anderson Valley Winegrowers

Various events & locations in Anderson Valley

www.avwines.com, 707-895-Wine

BAY AREA

SAN FRANCISCO

ongoing

the Walt disney Family Museum

the Presidio of San francisco, San francisco, 415-345-6816

www.waltdisney.org

• Apr 21: improv for Animators

• Apr 27-29: look closer, concept Art for cinderella

• Apr 28: film, cinderella

• Apr 28: improv for Voice over

ongoing

seasons swirl

four Seasons hotel, San francisco, 5:30-7:30pm

www.fourseasons.com/sanfrancisco, 415-633-3838

ongoing thRough aPRil 22

Matter + spirit, the sculpture of stephen de staebler

de Young Museum, San francisco, www.famsf.org

ongoing thRough JunE 3

arthur tress: san Francisco 1964

de Young Museum, San francisco

www.famsf.org, 415-750-3531

ongoing thRough JunE 17

the Cult of Beauty: the Victorian avant-garde

legion of honor, San francisco

www.famsf.org, 415-750-3531

ongoing thRough JunE 17

Children’s Books from the Victorian Era

legion of honor, San francisco

www.famsf.org, 415-750-3531

ongoing thRough august 9

the Fashion Word of Jean Paul gaultier: From the

sidewalk to the Catwalk

de Young Museum, San francisco

www.famsf.org, 415-750-3531

aPRil 22

Treasure Island Wineries' Passport Day

check-in at Bodega Wine estates, San francisco

$60, before April 15/$40, www.localWineevents.com

aPRil 24

Chalone Vineyard Wine tasting & dinner

campton Place, San francisco – robert cook, Winemaker

www.tajhotels.com/sanfrancisco, 415-955-5574

aPRil 27

Muscardini Cellars Winemaker’s dinner

with Michael Muscardini

Perbacco restaurant, San francisco, 7pm, $125

www.muscardinicellars.com, 707-933-9605

aPRil 28-29

treasure island Flea

one Avenue of the Palms, treasure island, San francisco, 9am-4pm

www.treasureislandflea.com, 415-898-0245

May 8

8th Annual Pink Out! SF

rosé Avengers & Producers (rAP)

Butterfly restaurant, the embarcadero, San francisco, $35/adv, $45

www.rapWine.com, 707-495-0831

May 19

7th Annual Uncorked! Wine Festival

ghirardelli Square, San francisco

www.ghirardellisq.com, 415-775-5500

MARIN COUNTY

ongoing

Marin Center in san Rafael

www.co.marin.ca.us, 415-499-6800

• Apr 21: the romeros, royal family of guitar

• Apr 22: Debbie reynolds

• May 6: the Performing Arts Academy of Marin

• May 6, 8: Marin Symphony, Beethoven & the Bridge

aPRil 21

22nd annual great Chefs & Wineries

fireman’s fund insurance company, novato

www.greatchefsandwineries.org

aPRil 28

10th annual artists of issaquah show

issaquah Dock, Sausalito, 11am-5pm

www.artistsofissaquah.com, 415-331-8989

SAN MATEO COUNTY

aPRil 28-29

22nd annual Pacific Coast dream Machines show

festival of Magnificent Machines

half Moon Bay Airport, half Moon Bay

www.miramarevents.com, 650-726-2328

ALAMEDA COUNTY

WEdnEsdays thRough aPRil 25

3rd Annual Berkeley Wine Festival

the claremont hotel club & Spa, Berkeley, 6:30pm

www.berkeleywinefestival.com

• Apr 25: Justin Vineyards, $125

LIVERMORE

ongoing

Bankhead theatre

livermore Valley Performing Arts center, livermore

www.livermoreperformingarts.org, 925-373-6800

• Apr 20, 22: Swan lake

• Apr 21: edgar Winter

• Apr 27: Mariachi Sol de Mexico

• Apr 28: Alonzo King lineS Ballet

• May 1: Shelby lynne

• May 4: lara St. John & Beethoven’s 9th

• May 5: Almost elton John

• May 6: Beatles concert experience

• May 8: the capitol Steps

ongoing

Wine Cave tasting Experience

Wente Vineyards, livermore, 4pm Sat/Sun, $10, $5/wine club members

rSVP, www.wentevineyards.com/caves, 925-456-2405

ongoing thuRsday - sunday

Wine & Cheese Pairing

la rochelle Winery, livermore, 12-4:30pm

www.lrWine.com, 925-243-6442

aPRil 21-22

triValley Conservancy Eco tours

concannon Vineyard, livermore, 12:30pm, $10

www.concannonvineyard.com, 925-456-2505

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aPRil 22

Earth day

Wente Vineyards estate Winery, livermore, 11am-4pm

www.wentevineyards.com, 925-456-2450

aPRil 27

Ruby Friday

ruby hill Winery, Pleasanton, 6:30-9pm, $10

www.rubyhillwinery.net, 925-931-Wine

May 2

First Wednesday street Party

Main Street, Downtown Pleasanton, 4:30-10pm

www.pleasantondowntown.net, 925-484-2199

May 5

Cinco de Merlot

cedar Mountain Winery, livermore, 12-4pm, $8

www.cedarmountainwinery.com, 925-373-6636

May 5

18th annual livermore Valley Wine auction

livermore Valley Winegrowers foundation

Wente Vineyards, livermore, www.lVWf.org, 925-321-8338

May 8

spring garden tour

Wente Vineyards estate Winery, livermore, 10:30am-2pm

www.wentevineyards.com, 925-456-2450

May 11

Winemaker’s dinner to the nth degree

Wente Vineyards event center, livermore, rSVP

6:30-9pm, $109 including wine, $89/members

www.wentevineyards.com, 925-456-2450

May 12

B.y.o.B. - Fill your own Bottle

cedar Mountain Winery, livermore, 12-4pm, $8

www.cedarmountainwinery.com, 925-373-6636

May 13

Mother’s day Picnic

www.retzlaffwinery.com, 925-447-8941

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SANTA CLARA, SANTA CRUZ

& MONTEREY COUNTIES

ongoing thiRd thuRsdays

sweet thursdays at Cannery Row

Monterey, family fun, music, fine dining & discounts, 4-8pm, 831-649-6690

ongoing

sunset Cultural Center-Carmel

carmel, www.sunsetcenter.com, 831-620-2048

• Apr 22-23: Monterey Symphony, concert 6, from fertile ground

• Apr 25: te Amo, Argentina

• Apr 26: Mariachi Sol de México

• Apr 28: 1964…the tribute

• May 3: Authors with Authors

ongoing

live Music at KRMl Radio

the eastwood Building, carmel, www.krmlradio.com, 831-624-6432

ongoing thiRd thuRsdays

Monterey Museum of art

Monterey, evening of music, wine and hors d'oeuvres, 5-7pm, 831-372-5477

EVERy tuEsday

Focus on Monterey County Wines

cepage Wine Bar, rancho cellars, carmel, 3-8pm

www.ranchocellars.com, 831-625-5646

EVERy WEdnEsday

Wine down Wednesdays

fortino Winery, gilroy, 5-8pm, free, www.fortinowinery.com, 408-842-3305

ongoing thuRsdays

Exploring Wine

learn more about wine & wine appreciation, taste local wines too!

carmel ridge Winery, cannery row, Monterey, 4-6pm, $40

www.carmelridge.com, 831-324-0035

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Wildflower show

Pacific grove Museum of natural history, Pacific grove

10am-5pm, www.pacificgrove.org, 831-648-5718

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st. Mary’s By-the-sea annual spring Book sale

St. Mary’s By-the-Sea episcopal church, Pacific grove

9am-2pm, www.pacificgrove.org, 831-373-4441

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Wine Country Tapas at Hahn Estates

Soledad, rSVP, www.hahnestates.com, 831-678-4555

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Just Run! Just Kids 3K

lover’s Point, Pacific grove, www.bsim.org, 831-373-3304

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Big sur international Marathon

carmel, 6am-1pm, www.bsim.org

May 3

in your own Backyard series: Meet the Queen of Quince

Sip, Swirl, Savor & learn, holman ranch tasting room, carmel Valley, 6pm

www.holmanranch.com, 831-659-2640

May 3-6

32nd annual steinbeck Festival

national Steinbeck festival, Salinas, www.steinbeck.org, 831-755-4721

May 5

the Quail Motorcycle gathering

Quail lodge golf club, carmel Valley, 10:30am-3pm

www.quaillodgeevents.com, 831-620-8887

May 5-6

santa Cruz Clay 2012

Bargetto Winery, Soquel, 11am-5pm

www.bargetto.com, 831-475-2258

May 13

Mother’s day Brunch

Bernardus lodge, carmel Valley, 11am-3:30pm, $75, $32/5-12yrs

www.bernardus.com, 831-658-3400

SANTA CLARA COUNTY

ongoing

tasting Room tuesdays

Santa cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association, the fairmont San Jose, San Jose

Winery representative will pour & be available for “vine talk.” 5-7pm

www.fairmont.com, www.scmwa.com, 800-441-1414, 831-685-8463

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J. Lohr Down to Earth Celebration

J. lohr San Jose Wine center, San Jose, 6-9pm, $75

www.jlohr.com, 408-918-2176

May 5-6

16th annual a la Carte & art

live music, arts/crafts car show & much more! 10am-6pm, free

castro Street, Mountain View, www.miramarevents.com, 650-964-3395

May 19

Cork Equity #36 at Guglielmo Winery

Bottle your own red wine! Morgan hill

www.guglielmowinery.com, 408-779-2145

SANTA CRUZ MOUNTAINS

ongoing

thursday night Music series

Bargetto Winery, Soquel, enjoy music, food & Bargetto wine! 6-8pm

www.bargetto.com, 831-475-2258x11

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Passport Wine Tasting

Visit participating Santa cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association wineries.

11am-5pm, $45, www.scmwa.com,831-685-8463

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Morgan hill downtown spring Wine stroll

Downtown Morgan hill, 1-5pm, $25/adv, $35

www.clos.com, 800-487-9463

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Rivers of Chocolate Festival

the Mountain Winery, Saratoga, 1-5pm

www.mountainwinery.com, 408-741-2822

CENTRAL CALIFORNIA

SACRAMENTO VALLEY

ongoing

sacramento River train

www.sacramentorivertrain.com, 800-866-1690

• Apr 28: great train robbery

• Apr 28: Sunset Dinner

• May 5: great train robbery

ongoing

Mondavi Center for the Performing arts

U.c. Davis, www.mondaviarts.org , 866-754-ArtS

• Apr 18-21: the Bad Plus

• Apr 19-22: the improvised Shakespeare company

• Apr 22: empyrean ensemble, Songs, Whispers, tales & Utterances,

new Works for Voice

• Apr 23: the Shins

• Apr 25:Subra Suresh

• Apr 28: lyris String Quartet

• Apr 28: Maya Beiser

• Apr 29: Uc Davis Baroque ensemble& Davis high School Baroque ensemble

• May 2: San francisco Symphony chamber ensemble

• May 6: Uc Davis Symphony orchestra

• May 9: Patti Smith

SOLANO COUNTY

SUISUN VALLEY

ongoing satuRdays

$5 Wines by the glass

Winterhawk Winery, fairfield

Wine & complimentary pizza 1-6pm, live music 2-5pm

www.winterhawkwinery.com, 707-428-6977

sunday nights

Date Night at

Mankas Tapa Bar & Steakhouse

fairfield, $49/couple for a 3 course dinner

www.mankassteakhouse.com, 707-425-3207

sunday nights

Grand Master Tasting

at Mankas Tapa Bar & Steakhouse

fairfield, $29/ dinner & tasting

www.mankassteakhouse.com, 707-425-3207

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25th Annual Solano

Wine & Food Jubilee

nut tree complex, Vacaville, 6:30pm, $75/adv, $100

www.wineandfoodjubilee.org, 707-646-3133

May 12-13

Champagne & treats

Wooden Valley Winery, Suisun Valley, 11am-4pm

www.woodenvalley.com, 707-864-0730

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Anderson Valley Winegrowers

Host Annual Pinot Noir Festival

Tickets are on sale for the 15th annual Anderson Valley Pinot Noir

Festival, to be held May 18-20. The event, which is put on by The

Anderson Valley Winegrowers Association (AVWA), will feature a

grand tasting that highlights 40 producers pouring just one single

variety from one appellation (Anderson Valley Pinot Noir and Pinot

Noir rosés).

The Pinot Noir Festival weekend kicks off on Friday, May 18 with

a day-long technical conference aimed at members of the trade and

avid Pinot consumers. Conference topics include wastewater

management, a Boonville vs. “deep end” Pinot tasting moderated by

Michael Mina Group Wine Director Rajat Parr, a Cerise Vineyard

focus tasting and more.

The technical conference will be followed by a casual, outdoor

barbecue at Husch Vineyards, with pulled pork sandwiches and

other BBQ delicacies, a live band and plenty of Pinot Noir.

After a press tasting on Saturday morning, the grand tasting at

Goldeneye Winery in Philo will showcase Anderson Valley Pinot with

a latin beat. Pinots will be paired with classic Mexican dishes like fig

mole chicken and a group of local women will be making fresh salsas

and homemade tortillas during the event. There will also be live

music and a silent auction to benefit the Anderson Valley Health

Center and Hendy Woods State Park.

Participating wineries at the grand tasting include: Balo Vineyards,

Baxter Winery, Black Kite Cellars, Breggo Cellars, Brutocao Cellars,

Champ de Reves, Claudia Springs Winery, Copain Wines, Couloir

Wines, Drew Family Wines, Elke Vineyards, Esterlina Vineyards,

Expression Wine, Foursight Wines, Frati Horn, Fulcrum Wines,

Goldeneye Winery, Greenwood Ridge Vineyards, Handley Cellars,

Harmonique Wines, Husch Vineyards, Knez Winery, Lazy Creek

Vineyards, Littorai, Londer Vineyards, LuLa Cellars, MacPhail Family

Wines, Maggy Hawk Vineyard, Navarro Vineyards, Phillips Hill

Estates, Philo Ridge Vineyards, Roederer Estate, Roessler Cellars,

Scharffenberger Cellars, Standish Wine Co., Toulouse Vineyards,

Twomey Cellars, Waits-Mast and Zina Hyde Cunningham.

On Saturday evening, May 19, local wineries will host four

winemaker dinners in Anderson Valley and on the Mendocino Coast.

This year’s dinners include: Roederer, Goldeneye and Fulcrum at

Roederer Estate; Baxter and Navarro Vineyards at The Philo Apple

Farm; Scharffenberger Cellars, Phillips Hill Estate and Waits-Mast at

Scharffenberger; and Esterlina, Greenwood Ridge and Champ de

Reves at the MacCallum House in Mendocino.

The weekend will conclude on Sunday, May 20 with open houses

at Anderson Valley wineries, featuring special tastings, educational

talks, music and food (a list of winery open houses can be found at

www.avwines.com).

Tickets for the 15th annual Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival

can be purchased at www.avwines.com.

For additional information about the event, visit the AVWA

website at www.avwines.com, call (707) 895-WINE or email

info@avwines.com.

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Ralf Holdenried

WilliaM hill EstatE WinERy

open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily

1761 Atlas Peak road, napa, cA 94558

email tastingroom@williamhillestate.com.

(707) 265-3024 | www.williamhillestate.com

WINERY FEATURE

WILLIAM HILL

ESTATE WINERY

Napa Valley Winemaking at its Best!

BY MonicA l. DAShWooD

There is another side of Napa Valley that we rarely

experience, a side that is off the beaten path, graced with

class, simplicity, elegance, and splendor – a special place that

offers a tranquil respite from the rat race with its 140 acre

panoramic views of the most extraordinary vineyards. The

William Hill Estate Winery, tucked along the Silverado Trail is

a premium destination for wine aficionados and the ultimate

workshop for artisan winemaking.

The moment you step foot into William Hill’s tasting room,

you gaze through clear glass windows onto hundreds of

stacked oak wine barrels, holding among the finest selection

of wines produced in the Napa Valley, including Chardonnay,

Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Meritage, Cabernet

Franc and Petit Verdot. Impeccable character best describes

the William Hill Estate Winery wine label that illustrates

William Hill’s signature notch, matching perfectly with the

architectural notch set at the top of the winery estate building.

In 1978, visionary vineyard developer, William Hill saw

the vast potential of the Silverado Bench where he built his

signature winery. Over millions of years, geologic activity in

the region has formed benchlands, gentle slopes that rise from

the valley floor. The benchlands are rocky, and deprived of

nutrients, producing smaller berries, with intense color and

flavor. Today, talented winemakers, like Ralf Holdenried, are

drawing the world’s attention to Napa’s unique convergence of

climate, soil, elevation and sun exposure creating the world’s

most extraordinary vineyards.

“At William Hill, we have only begun to tap into the

enormous potential of Southern Napa,” said winemaker Ralf

Holdenried. “Our 140-acre estate vineyard epitomizes the

Silverado Bench, with its concentrated, flavorful grapes that

make soft wines. I hope to express the quality of this region

with every vintage.”

Holdenreid takes pride in their handcrafted select wines,

including the 2008 Bench Blend Cabernet Sauvignon with its

bold expression from the best vineyard blocs, and their 2009

Unfiltered Chardonnay, a brand new style of wine at the

William Hill Estate, which scored 90 points from the Wine

Advocat, known for its complex, creamy texture and intense

ripe fruit aromas flavors. With this wine, they continue their

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commitment to creating worldclass

luxury Chardonnay to suit

every taste.

“It’s important for me to stay

close to my wines. During

harvest, I want to be out in the

vineyard where all the flavors are

developing, but I also want to be

in the winery for the next steps,”

said winemaker Ralf Holdenried.

“At William Hill, I have the great

luxury of seeing what we’ve

picked in a given day and then

tasting from the fermentation

tanks, almost instantaneously.

This allows me to be involved in

every aspect of the winemaking

process.”

You can easily spend the day

at William Hill Estate Winery

with the wisteria blooming above

the wooden trellises and

Adirondack chairs sprinkled

throughout the property. Sit and

take in the Silverado Bench while

enjoying their expressive Meritage

and popular Chardonnay wines.

There are four tasting flights

available: Taste the Napa Valley,

Taste of Chardonnay, Taste the

Silverado Bench and the Vineyard

Hike Tasting all of which you can

taste a variety of wines, with

prices ranging from $25-$100 per

bottle.

The William Hill Estate

Winery is one of the first to offer

digital iTouch tours of their

property. With upbeat

instrumentals in the background,

visitors can walk from station to

station to learn the vivid details

of the benchland terroir, the art

and science of winemaking, as

well discover the natural

ecosystem and wildlife coexisting

on their property.

The simple elegance of

William Hill Estate Winery is a

one-of-a-kind experience you

simply cannot miss in all of the

Napa Valley wine country!

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a special Evening with Chris hillman, herb Pedersen

A Benefit for the Mendocino Coast Mendocino Coast Hospital Foundation

presented by WineSong, The Coast Radio (KOZT) and Visit Mendocino County

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame singer/ songwriter, Chris Hillman

(Byrds, Flying Burrito Brothers, Manasas) and singer/ instrumentalist,

Herb Pedersen come to Fort Bragg for one night of magical acoustical

music to benefit the Mendocino Coast Hospital on May 26 at 8 p.m.

at the Cotton Auditorium is at 500 N. Harold, Fort Bragg.

Doors open for the show at 7:30 p.m. Dinner is available prior to

the show benefiting the Fort Bragg Senior Center at additional cost.

Tickets to the show are $25 advance, $30 at the door. For more

information and to purchase tickets visit www.winesong.org or call

(707) 961-4688. Tickets to WineSong 2012 will also be available to

purchase at the show.

Chris Hillman was one of the original members of The Byrds

which in 1965 included Roger McGuinn, Gene Clark, David Crosby

and Michael Clark.

Along with frequent collaborator, Gram Parsons, Hillman was a key

figure in the development of country rock, virtually defining the genre

through his work with the Byrds, The Flying Burrito Brothers and later

become the leader of the country rock act, Desert Rose Band.

Chris Hillman and Herb Pedersen have collaborated musically for

more than forty-five years. Their history together goes back to the

early days of the folk and bluegrass movement.

Before the show, concert goers will have the opportunity to enjoy a

Mexican feast at the Fort Bragg Senior Center (proceeds from the

dinner benefit the Senior Center) adjacent to the Cotton Auditorium.

Mendocino Coast Hospital Foundation, a non-profit organization,

is dedicated to raising funds for the Mendocino Coast Hospital. Its

mission is to help the small rural hospital provide the best possible

medical care to residents as well as the many visitors to the

Mendocino Coast.

This year WineSong 2012 is Friday and Saturday, September 7-8.

First, the 28th Annual Winesong will offer guests the opportunity to

get an insider’s view of Anderson Valley Pinot Noir on Friday,

September 7th as Winesong and AVWA (Anderson Valley

Winegrowers Association) present “An Anderson Valley Pinot Noir

Celebration” hosted by the Little River Inn. On Saturday, September

8th, guests can stroll through the enchanting Mendocino Coast

Botanical Gardens enjoying a spectacular array of wine and food from

100 highly acclaimed wineries and 50 top notch Northern California

restaurants. The spectacular wine celebration continues on into the

Auction Tents for the always entertaining Live and Silent Charity

Auctions. The Hospital Foundation has raised over $6 million in

Winesong generated funds which has enabled the Hospital to

purchase essential medical equipment and improve services.

Visit www.winesong.org for details.

UPCOMING

– April 20 –

Grgich Hills Estate

– May 18 –

Hartford Family

Winery

– June 22 –

B.R. Cohn Winery

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April in Carneros, April 21-22

April in Carneros is an exciting multi-winery open house event

featuring nearly 20 wineries in the Carneros region of the Napa and

Sonoma valleys. Each winery will open its doors to visitors and

invite them to join in on a variety of activities, including food and

wine pairings, live music, art or craft shows, special tastings (barrel,

reserve, library and new release), discounts or special pricing and

more activities unique to each winery.

Tickets are $39 per person when purchased online at

www.CarnerosWineries.org or by calling 1-800-366-2806 by April

19th, or $45 per person the day of the event…designated drivers are

$10! Some activities at select wineries may have additional fees, but

all participating wineries have generous offerings for April in

Carneros participants included in the cost of admission. Proceeds

from April in Carneros help fund scholarships at Santa Rosa Junior

College and Napa Valley College.

Participating wineries include: Adastra, Anaba Wines, Bonneau

Wines, Ceja Vineyards, Cline Cellars, Enkidu Wine, Gloria Ferrer

Caves & Vineyards, Homewood Winery, Jacuzzi Family Vineyards,

Keating Wines, Larson Family Winery, Meadowcroft Wines, Robledo

Family Winery, Schug Carneros Estate, Talisman Wines, Tin Barn

Vineyards and Ty Caton Vineyards.

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Rutherford Appellation Wineries’ ‘Rutherford Passport to Fiesta’

In honor of Cinco de Mayo the Rutherford Appellation Wineries

will hold their spring passport event, a “Rutherford Passport to

Fiesta,” on the weekend of May 5th and 6th. Eleven wineries will

offer special tastings and comida to those who purchase a two-day

passport for $75 or a Sunday-only passport for $60.

Each winery will offer a unique tasting experience such as barrel

samples, limited-edition wines or tastings with the winemaker, all

accompanied by festive Cinco de Mayo fare. Participating wineries

include Alpha Omega, Beaulieu Vineyard, Conn Creek Winery, Honig

Vineyard & Winery, J. Moss, Peju Province, Piña Napa Valley,

Raymond Vineyards, St. Supery Vineyards & Winery, Sawyer Cellars

and Tres Sabores.

“Who doesn’t love a fiesta?” says Regina Weinstein, Director of

Marketing and Retail for Honig Vineyard & Winery. “This should be a

good weekend for guests to come to Rutherford in the heart of the

Napa Valley and enjoy great wines paired with wonderful food. We’re

ready for a party!”

As always, profits from the event will be donated to a local charity.

Passports may be purchased online and will be available for pick-up

at the Rutherford Grange on Saturday, May 5th.

For more information or to purchase a passport, visit the website

at www.rutherford-appellation-wineries.com.

About Rutherford Appellation Wineries

Rutherford Appellation Wineries was established as the direct to

consumer marketing arm of the Rutherford Dust Society

(www.rutherforddust.org) to educate the public about the

significance of the Rutherford appellation as Napa Valley’s preeminent

grape-growing area. This consumer-focused organization was created

to promote the uniqueness of the area and encourage visitors to

experience personally the quality of the wines produced in this

special place.

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st. ClEMEnt VinEyaRds

open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

2867 St. helena highway north, St. helena, cA 94574

Advance reservations and Wine club Questions: 1-866-877-5939

Same-Day reservations: 707-265-5000

www.stclement.com

ST. CLEMENT VINEYARDS

Reminding Us All That “Old Napa” Never Left!

BY JoSh Stein

Surrounded by Cabernet vines, on a knoll at the base of Spring

Mountain over-looking the upper-Valley, sits the 1878 Victorian mansion

which houses St. Clement Vineyards. Originally built by Fritz

Rosenbaum, the man responsible for furnishing the homes of San

Francisco’s Guilded Age, the property went through a number of

winemaking owners before it was purchased and renamed in 1976 when

local opthalmologist William Casey bought it and built the stone winery

behind it. The name pays tribute to Casey’s ancestors who helped found

the state of Maryland, the cross in the St. Clement logo coming from that

state’s flag. It’s hard to find a more magnificent example of the “Old Napa”

idea of a grand winery.

The exterior is surrounded by gardens with picnic areas and shaded

awnings, allowing for spots to stop and savor: the Patio and Bistro Terrace,

the Winery Terrace with its antique fountain, the wisteria-covered

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Continued

Pergola – all harken back to a more timeless sense of the Valley.

Stepping into the house is stepping back in time, to an age of

quiet kindnesses and elegance. A grand staircase greets you

upon entry, dividing the bottom of the house into the two tasting

rooms, and a small children’s playroom resides under the stairs

themselves. One gains a sense of the Valley’s history simply by

looking around.

Equally, it’s the focus on vineyard location and matching site

to varietal which has given St. Clement the edge over others in

the Valley. Long-term relationships have been key in

developing special vineyards from which to source the best

grapes as no single property can do it all. Carneros’s Abbott

Vineyard is perfect for Chardonnay and Merlot because of its

fog and breezes. South Napa’s Bacigalupi Vineyard offers

consistent growth for the Napa Cab bottling. Verhey Vineyard

in Atlas Peak provides ultra-concentrated Cabernet grapes

while Gamble Ranch Vineyard between Yountville and

Oakville presents amazing Sauvignon Blanc. Rutherford’s Star

Vineyard supplies the backbone for the “Oroppas” Cabernet

with St. Helena’s Bale Lane Vineyard providing aromatic

Sauvignon Blanc and Tournahu Vineyards two different Cabs

because of different soil types. The hills are equally showcased,

with Howell Mountain’s Steinhauer Ranch giving Cabernet and

Mount Veeder’s Progeny providing Cabernet and Syrah.

There are lots of wines to enjoy, ranging from Napa Valley

whites and reds to a half-dozen single-vineyard bottlings of

Cab. Winemaker Danielle Cyrot allows each to showcase its

varietal pedigree while not losing the sense of place for the

grapes. The Chardonnay and Sauvignon show careful, detailed

winemaking, and the Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon and

Merlot are some of the best, especially at these pricepoints, in

the Valley. The single-vineyard Cabs really show off Napa’s

locations, with distinct differences in wines from the different

areas of the Valley. Additionally, the winery’s flagship release,

the “Oroppas” Cabernet, named for then-owners Sapporo, has

been showing off the finest of each vintage within St.

Clement’s combintorial wineblending for more than two

decades.

The variety continues in your tasting and touring options,

most which the winery suggests or requires you to make

reservations for so that they’re able to make the experience

personalized and special. The Introduction to St. Clement

Tasting can be poured on the patio in nice weather, providing

amazing views to pair with the wines. The Discovery and the

Reserve Tastings take place inside the main bar in the house.

In the intimate Oroppas Tasting Room, you can experience the

Stand-Out Single Vineyards Tasting or the Oroppas Tasting.

The Stand-Out Single Vineyard Tasting lets you experience the

similarities and differences of these special bottlings. The

Oroppas Tasting gives you the opportunity to try and compare

multiple vintages of the Oroppas. All of the above can be

supplanted by Cheese or Chocolate Pairings or Boxed

Lunches – again, let the winery know ahead of time what

you’re looking for and they’ll take care of the rest.

Still looking for a reason to come visit? There are several

upcoming events which should do the trick! April 21st’s

Oysters and New Releases Party will pair the bivalve with

wines, including the new Sauvignon Blanc and two new

winery-only exclusives. The Cinco de Mayo Fiesta will be

bringing in the Valley’s greatest food trucks, and late-May’s

Memorial Day Passport Weekend promises exclusive access to

five of the North Bay’s greatest wineries – this one shouldn’t be

missed! There are even two different clubs, with a reds-only

option, too, so you can have access to both the wines and

these kinds of experiences all year round. As you can see,

there’s a lot going on up just past St. Helena. Do yourself the

favor: pick up your phone and give the kind folks at St.

Clement a call right now – you’ll be glad you did. Enjoy!

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andREtti WinERy

open Daily 10 a.m. to 5p.m.

4162 Big ranch road, napa, cA 94558

(707) 259-6777 | andrettiwinery.com

L’ITALIA IN VIGNETO

Andretti Winery Celebrates Italian-style Wine

and Cuisine with Chef Chiara Iacoviello

at Its Fabled Tuscan-inspired Vineyard and

Estate in the Heart of Napa Valley

In the heart of the Napa Valley, legendary race car driver Mario Andretti’s

Tuscan Villa Estate is home to a 42-acre vineyard, winery, barrel-aging chai and

an Italianate dining room. The property is modeled after a rambling Italian

village, reminiscent of the home of its founder. Here, visitors can tour the

winery as well as savor the essence of Italian-style wine and cuisine, prepared

by Andretti’s own Chef, Chiara Iacoviello. Seasonal favorites, favoring local

ingredients prepared in a central-Italian style, offer guests a unique combination

of old world-flavors and modern-day pleasure. Four-course dinners or threecourse

lunches with wine pairings are available on Fridays and Saturdays

throughout the year.

Andretti Winery is renowned for its portfolio of fine wines featuring

traditional regional varietals, such as Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay, as

well as luxury Italian varietals, Sangiovese, Pinot Grigio and Dolcetto.

A sample menu might include a first course of Bruschette al Carpaccio di

Funghi (toasted bread topped with marinated mushroom), second course of

Risotti ai Mirtilli (savory risotto with blueberries), third course of Polpettone al

Limone (Italian meatloaf stuffed with cheese and prosciutto, with a lemon

sauce) and dessert of Salume di Cioccolato (traditional chocolate and cookie

roll), all paired with Andretti wines.

At Andretti, dinner is served at 7 p.m., lunch at noon. The price for dinner is

$95 per person; lunch is $70 per person, both with a 16-guest maximum.

For dinner, the evening begins with a chilled glass of white wine in the

beautiful Fountain Courtyard. Visitors are then led into the Tuscan House,

where Chef Chiara Iacoviello presents and describes the evening’s menu. Her

seasonal favorites are paired with the winemaker’s own selections. After dinner,

guests can tour the historic winery and enjoy a barrel tasting. The elegant fourcourse

dinner concludes with a dessert wine.

For lunch, the afternoon begins with a chilled glass of white wine in the

beautiful Fountain Courtyard. Visitors are then led into the Tuscan House,

where Chef Chiara Iacoviello presents and describes the day’s menu. Her

seasonal favorites are paired with the winemaker’s own selections. After lunch,

guests can tour the historic winery and enjoy a barrel tasting. The elegant threecourse

lunch concludes with a dessert wine.

Upcoming dinner dates are Friday, May 25; Saturday, June 9; Saturday, July

14; Friday, August 3; Friday, September 21; Friday, October 26; Friday,

December 7; and Saturday, December 15. Lunch dates are Saturday, April 21;

Saturday, May 26; Saturday, June 16; Saturday, July 28; Saturday, August 4;

Saturday, September 29; and Saturday, October 20.

To make reservations, call Tenaya at 1-888-460-8463 ext. 229. Reservations

should be made at least 48 hours prior to requested dates.

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New Overnight Kits Help Visitors with Spontaneous Stays

Hotels and Bed and Breakfasts in Downtown

Napa to Offer Overnight Kits to Walk-in Guests

Lodging properties in the city of Napa now offer complimentary

Do Napa Overnight Kits to guests looking to book a same-day

reservation. Hospitality managers often find that day-trip visitors

leave the city at the end of the day, despite wanting to stay overnight,

because they haven’t packed for an evening away.

“We often find that day-trip guests think about staying the night

after they’ve experienced a full day enjoying the city of Napa,” said

Sara Brooks, chairman of the Napa Tourism Improvement District.

“We’re offering same-day lodging guests these Overnight Kits to

make them feel welcome and make it easy for them to stay the night

on a whim so they can savor the entire Napa experience.”

The Do Napa Overnight Kit is equipped with almost everything

a visitor will need to stay the night. The Overnight Kit includes: An

overnight shirt for sleeping; Do Napa canvas tote bag; brush, hair

bands and a mirror; contact lens case and saline; 29 cosmetics face

products for the ladies – also available at Cake Plate Boutique; lip

balm; makeup remover; Woolite for delicates and deodorant.

Anything not included will be available at the hotel or bed and

breakfast where guests are staying, making it easy to stay the night in

Napa. Do Napa Overnight Kits will be available at select properties

in the city of Napa that are members of Napa’s Tourism

Improvement District while

supplies last. Local bars,

restaurants and the Napa

Valley Welcome Center will

also have information

about the Overnight Kit to

distribute to visitors.

To check availability,

visitors should inquire at

the front desk or call ahead

on the day of their visit.

Participating lodging includes: 1801 Inn, 3 Palms Napa Valley, Arbor

Guest House, Beazley House, Best Western Elm House, Best Western

Inn at the Vines, Best Western Ivy Hotel, Blackbird Inn, Candlelight

Inn, Cedar Gables Inn, Chablis Inn, Churchill Manor, Discovery Inn,

Embassy Suites, Hawthorne Suites by Wyndham, Hennessey House,

Inn on First, La Belle Epoque, La Residence Country Inn,

McClelland Priest House, Milliken Creek Inn, Napa Inn, Napa River

Inn, Old World Inn, River Terrace Inn, Wine Valley Lodge, The

Meritage Resort & Spa, Westin Verasa and Wine Valley Lodge.

For more information or to search lodgings in Napa, visit

DoNapa.com. Napa is also on Facebook at

Facebook.com/DowntownNapa and Twitter @NapaDowntown.

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CandlElight inn

Private baths; tV/phone and Ac; two-person

marble jacuzzis and fireplaces; balconies or

decks; three-course gourmet breakfast, hors

d’oeuvres, wine and sherry in the evening; luxurious

30'x60'; swimming pool

1045 Easum Drive, Napa

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PinK Mansion

the perfect napa wine tasting experience. Valley or forest views from each room,

lavish breakfast and afternoon wine tasting, large indoor heated pool and Jacuzzi,

in-room massage and facials available. 1-800-238-7465

1415 Foothill Blvd, Calistoga www.pinkmansion.com

BRannan CottagE inn

Six spacious, comfortable rooms with garden views, private entrances, private baths,

queen-size beds and a refrigerator. two mini-suites have sitting rooms with televisions

as well. Air conditioning and ceiling fans ensure comfort during summertime

visits. Down comforters and fireplaces for cozy and romantic evenings.

109 Wapoo st, Calistoga brannancottageinn@sbcglobal.net

www.brannancottageinn.com (707) 942-4200

sonoMa County– southERn

lEdson hotEls

luxury hotel situated on historic Sonoma Plaza. Six individually decorated rooms

with king-size bed, whirlpool baths, fireplace and balconies.

Appointed with antique grandeur paired with modern amenities. (707) 996-9779

480 First street East, sonoma www.ledsonhotel.com

sonoMa County– Coast

inn at thE tidEs

Bay views, walking distance to shopping, restaurants; swimming pool, hot tub,

fitness center, sauna; rooms with views and fireplaces; massage available;

continental breakfast 1-800-541-7788

800 highway one, Bodega Bay www.innatthetides.com

sonoMa County– noRthERn

VintnERs inn

forty-four spacious rooms and suites with balconies or patios;

surrounded by vineyards. 1-800-421-2584

4350 Barnes Road, santa Rosa www.vintnersinn.com

CaldERWood inn

An historic Victorian inn in the heart of healdsburg

25 W. grant street, healdsburg 1-800-600-5444

innkeeper@calderwoodinn.com 707-431-1110

FaiRFiEld/suisun VallEy

hilton gaRdEn inn

2200 gateway Court, (707) 426-6900

Fairfield

www.hiltongardeninn.com

holiday inn EXPREss hotEl & suitEs

316 Pittman Road (707) 864-3797

Fairfield

www.hiexpress.com

MontEREy Bay/CEntRal Coast

lonE oaK lodgE

Within minutes to aquarium, wineries, Monterey harbor, shopping, taverns, restaurants, etc.

1-800-283-5663 www.loneoaklodge.com

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8th annual Pink out! sF Rosé tasting, May 8

Featuring New Category Players Such as

Bachelor Ben Flajnik's Envolve Rosé and

Croft Pink the World’s First Rosé Port to the

Iconic Château D’Esclans “Garrus” Rosé,

Pink Out! SF Celebrates the Continuing

Rise of Fine Rosé in the U.S.

The 8th Annual Pink Out! SF fine rosé celebration will take

place on Tuesday, May 8th in San Francisco. In tandem with Pink

Out! SF, Rosé Avengers & Producers (RAP) is teaming again with

TasteLive – the world’s premier online tasting community – to host

a live, interactive Webcast from Butterfly, with wine bloggers

joining the tasting remotely from around the U.S. The virtual

tasting is sponsored by CellarPass and will feature four select

wineries to be announced in the coming weeks.

“Over the eight years that we’ve produced Pink Out! SF, we’ve

witnessed winemakers, retailers, restaurateurs and U.S. consumers

enthusiastically embrace fine rosé,” said Joel Quigley, RAP’s

director, who also heads up business development for TasteLive.

“RAP is proud that we’ve played at least a small role in the growth

of the category though our annual event and public relations

efforts. Once again, we’ll be showcasing new entries into the

market, as well as venerable rosé producers from around the

world.”

The Pink Out! SF celebration at Butterfly restaurant will feature

an extensive walk-around tasting of 40-plus classic still and

sparkling rosés from throughout the world, accompanied by

delicious appetizers, chill DJ grooves and the TasteLive Webcast.

Chef Lam of Butterfly restaurant will present rosé-inspired Pan-

Pacific appetizers from sustainably and organically sourced

ingredients. Guests are encouraged to wear their most fun and

entertaining pink attire. Tickets are again expected to sell out in

advance and are available online only at

www.RapWine.com/events.

Participating wineries include: Amorosa Bella, Carneros Wine

Co., Château D’Esclans, Chateau Roubine, Cornerstone Cellars,

Croft Pink, Dashe Cellars, Dunstan Wines / Durell Vineyard,

Ellipsis Wine Company, Envolve Winery, Freixenet, Gloria Ferrer,

Isabel Mondavi Wines, Kristine Ashe Vineyards, Lasseter Family

Winery, Midsummer Cellars, Muscardini Cellars, Peju Province

Winery, Pisoni Vineyards, Segura Viudas, Tedeschi Family Winery,

Think Tank Wine Company, Truett Hurst and VML.

Butterfly Restaurant, is located on Pier 33 at Bay Street, The

Embarcadero, San Francisco. Media and trade tasting is from 3 to

6 p.m.; credentials are required. Consumer tasting is from 6:30 to

9 p.m.; TasteLive broadcast begins at 6:30 p.m. Tickets: $35 online

advance / $45 at door if available.

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Visit Vezér Family Vineyards

Vezér Family Vineyards is one of the more picturesque and

inviting of the Suisun Valley wine region. Owned by the famously

friendly and welcoming Frank and Liz Vezér, the winery is a

refreshing break from the hustle and bustle of their more well-known

neighbors over the hill. With a climate that boasts of sun-drenched

days and sweet foggy nights, the grapes of the Vezér Family Vineyards

enjoy near perfect growing conditions. Their winery is best known

for the luscious Petite Sirah that they produce, as well as their hearty,

fruit-forward Zinfandel and a little known, but magnificent blend, La

Salette. While lacking the big name appellation, these wines are by

no means also-rans. In fact, the region is rated as the oldest and best

in the State of California by the U.C Davis University. These are

seriously good wines.

The Vezér Family Vineyard tasting room is located in the tiny

village of Mankas Corners. The town was originally established by a

local miner in 1846. Hints of its old west history can be seen in the

old general store and surrounding buildings. The tasting room is

open seven days a week and no appointment is necessary. The ten

dollar tasting fee is waived with a wine purchase. But, to really get the

most out of your visit, opt for their VIP Barrel Blend Tour. At a bargain

price of $35, this tour is well worth the extra investment.

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It’s a Silver Celebration for 2012 Solano Wine & Food Jubilee

The 2012 Solano Wine & Food Jubilee will celebrate its 25th

anniversary when the event returns to the Nut Tree Complex in

Vacaville on April 27. In honor of this silver celebration, event

organizers promise an array of enhancements that should make the

Wine & Food Jubilee – already Solano County’s must-do social

event of the year – an even hotter ticket to obtain.

The Solano Wine & Food Jubilee is the primary fund-raising

event for the programs of NorthBay Hospice & Bereavement, and

over the past 24 years the gala affair has raised more than $2

million. These funds have enabled NorthBay to provide physical,

emotional and spiritual care for the terminally ill, allowing these

patients – and their families – to live their final days as peacefully

and as comfortably as possible.

The Jubilee, as the area’s premiere food and wine tasting event,

will offer ticket-holders an opportunity to spend hours tasting an

array of sweet and savory foods from the region’s most notable

restaurants and food merchants, paired with pourings from

numerous top-flight wineries and breweries.

There are also several exciting new 25th anniversary twists

planned, including a raffle with $35,000 in cash and prizes. The

top prize in the raffle is an Electra Glide Ultra Limited motorcycle

in Vivid Black donated by Harley-Davidson ($23,999 MSRP), and

$11,000 in additional cash prizes. Making this deal even more

enticing is the “buy two, get the third free” offer.

The 2012 Silent Auction is sure to include many “25-themed”

items, including such things as signed movie posters, an entire

start-up wine cellar, sporting event tickets, exotic jewelry, artwork,

travel opportunities and wine-tasting events.

The Time Bandits, the area’s most popular and in-demand

band, returns for the 2012 event. This nine-piece rhythm and

Don’t Miss Suisun Valley Wine Country

If this is one of your many visits to the wine country, you are no

doubt looking for something a little different. So why not change

things up and take the road less travelled through Suisun Valley

“The Napa Back Road”. We all no doubt have our favorites, but we

are always looking to one up our friends back home. Yes, that

never ending search for something new and refreshing, but still

preserving all that made you first fall in love with the whole “Wine

Country Experience.”

If you are staying in downtown Napa, do you realize you are

just approximately 15 to 20 minutes away from a valley that

preserved what Napa was in the 1960s? However, the wines at

such places like Vezer Family Vineyard and the Blue Victorian

blues and rock band is known for their mastery of dance tunes

from the ‘70s to today, and they may be joined by several special

guests.

As in the past, the event will be held under an enormous tent,

through a joint arrangement with Total Home & Garden Show.

This year, the show will be held at the Nut Tree the weekend

before the Jubilee, from April 20 to 22. This large venue means

there will be plenty of food, wine and brew vendors on hand.

Organizers will also offer a limited number of “VIP Table for

Eight” packages that include many of the benefits afforded VIP

ticket-holders – early admittance, special treats on arrival, and

access to the “VIP Lounge” – for $1,000. This reserved package

must be purchased before March 23, 2012.

The Solano Wine & Food Jubilee’s Presenting Sponsors for

2012 are Patt & Al Shaw, Dr. Lee Freeman, Burger King

Restaurants, Gold’s Gym, Iron Steed Harley-Davidson and the Nut

Tree. The event benefits NorthBay Hospice & Bereavement, which

provides its services to all regardless of their ability to pay, and

includes access to an integrated program of physical, emotional

and spiritual care for the terminally ill.

Sponsorship opportunities are still available, and for a

minimum of $1,000 a sponsor can enjoy early entrance to the

Jubilee, an invitation to a private reception at the event, hotel

accommodations and limousine service.

The Solano Wine & Food Jubilee, a black tie-optional affair

(denim discouraged), gets under way at the Nut Tree Complex

beginning at 6:30 p.m. Tickets, for those ages 21 and over, must

be purchased in advance and are $75 each, or $100 at the door, if

still available. To purchase tickets, call (707) 646-3133, or go

online at www.wineandfoodjubilee.org.

Winery take advantage of both the old traditions, such as 100%

hand punched down wines, along with implementing the

important new techniques learned from those great California

winemakers over the last 50 years.

This Suisun Valley has been a long-time held secret in the wine

country. In fact, many of the locals try to continue this secret,

simply because it is where they go to still experience those old

feelings of days gone by. Suisun Valley is where you can find wines

that would sell for over $150 a bottle at the popular better known

tourist destinations in Napa, for $30 to $60. These same wines

have 94, 95 and 97 point rankings and medals from the greatest

national and international competitions!

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daVid Fulton

WinERy & VinEyaRds

One Vineyard, One Wine, Made Right:

David Fulton Winery’s Petite Sirah

825 fulton lane, just four blocks east of hwy 29,

in napa Valley’s historic St. helena

open for tasting friday-Monday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

or by appointment

(707) 967-0719 | www.DavidfultonWinery.com

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DAVID FULTON WINERY

Small Production … Big Acclaim

David Fulton Winery, a historic Petite Sirah producer, has announced more

high accolades coming in for their Petite Sirah – 2008 Old Vines, from their St.

Helena Estate. In addition to medals already awarded from San Francisco

Chronicle’s International Wine Competition and the 2012 Women’s

International Wine Competition, they’ve now received 92 points and two more

medals, both gold.

92 Points from Wine Spectator first announced in their Insider – A Member-

Only Biweekly Publication. Here is what they had to say: “Fragrant, with pretty

violet and huckleberry aromatics that show details of licorice and blackberry.

The black cherry, spicy tobacco leaf and cedar flavors are rustic and muscular,

but still extremely charming. Drink now through 2018.” – M.W.

The first of the new gold medals was awarded from The American Fine Wine

Competition held in Boca Raton, FL. The second medal is from the 2012 San

Diego International Wine Competition. These are two very well respected wine

competitions by both people in the industry and consumers, alike.

The 2008 Old-Vines Petite Sirah holds true to the many previous releases of

elegance. This vintage provides a wider range of bright, high-tone fruit flavors

emanating from the expected deep, dark color of the varietal. You’ll find

pleasing aromas of blackberry, fig, cinnamon, dark baker’s chocolate and

licorice along with flavors of red cherry, boysenberry, raspberry and distinct

vanilla on the palate. With soft tannins, this is a round, velvety, silky wine that

will not need much cellaring to enjoy.

“We have one vineyard and make just one wine here at David Fulton

Winery. Our total production is only around 400 cases a year. (The Valley’s

largest winery produces around nine million cases a year!) We hand-sort our

grapes three times before fermentation and have a three-year aging program

before release,” says Stephanie Trotter Zacharia, DFW’s Director of Winemaking.

“If you’d like to visit, we’re proud to not only pour a couple of vintages of our

Petite Sirah for you, but also pour Sauvignon Blanc, Zinfandel and a Riesling

style wine called One Last Kiss from our neighbor’s Scott & Jana Harvey’s

winery. Their world-class wines are otherwise not available for tasting here in

the Valley.”

The David Fulton Winery 2008 Petite Sirah is grown in the historic St. Helena

estate vineyards planted in 1860. David Fulton also built the town’s first stone

wine cellar under the winery next to it just one year later. He also invented the

famous “Fulton One Horse Plow.” This exact location is where the wine is still

made today – in much the same, old fashioned way.

The vineyard and winery’s current owners are David Fulton’s great-grandson,

Fulton Mather and his wife, Dink. The grapes are picked each year and sorted

along with wine club members, friends and family, by hand before

fermentation. The fermented grapes are then pressed out in a traditional basket

press and the wine aged for nearly three years in thin-staved French oak barrels.

The resulting wine is consistently highly acclaimed among their peers and a

favorite referral among Petite Sirah fans.

In addition to two vintages of the award-winning Petite Sirah, they offer

tastings of “Our Sweet Petite,” a Port-style wine. All have very limited

productions. You should note that the winery doesn’t have any commercial

signage, so you’ll have to look for the address (825 Fulton Lane) to enjoy the

winery’s private setting!

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stERling VinEyaRds

open Monday-friday 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

1111 Dunaweal lane, calistoga, cA 94515

(707) 942-3344 | www.sterlingvineyards.com

STERLING VINEYARDS

Take a Sky Tram to Good Times!

BY JoSh Stein

Few wineries anywhere directly control more than 1,200 acres of estate

vineyards, and fewer still can lay claim to acreage from across the complete

range of Napa Valley sub-appellations: mountainsides, various spots on the

Valley floor, Carneros and Calistoga. And only one can lay claim to a

“green” sky tram which takes you 300 feet above the Valley, giving unique

views and striking architecture with which to enjoy the wines: Sterling

Vineyards. They’re proof that great things in the wine business truly do get

better as they age!

A legacy of five decades of stewardship continues today as the winery

was one of the first twelve to be certified as a Napa County Green Winery

by the Napa Valley Vintners; Sterling has also received Napa Valley Green

Land certification for its sustainable management, water conservation and

fish-friendly farming across all of its estate vineyards. Even the tram is

solar-powered! This commitment to doing things the right way naturally

extends to the winemaking after the grapes are grown. Whites are

harvested at night, going directly to press as whole clusters to preserve

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quality. Reds are brought to the crush pad in small boxes and are

hand-sorted before being destemmed and innoculated with native

yeasts. Reserve wines are given even more special treatment in the

micro-winery-within-the-winery built in 2008. This 10,000-case

facility across from the caves allows for whole-berry fermentations,

barrel spinning for micro-fermentations and multiple small lots for

best-of-the-best bottlings.

That commitment to ensuring a legacy of quality is present in

every release, and given the variety of vineyards and locations under

its direct control – a true rare luxury for the winemakers in today’s

modern global marketplace – it’s not a surprise to find wines to

appeal to all tastes and lifestyles. Indeed, there are the Napa Valley

wines for which the winery is well known; the Single-Vineyard

releases, which highlight the unique combination of variety and

place within various parts of the Valley; the Cellar Club wines, small

bottlings of club-only exclusives; the Vintner’s Collection, which

shows off other Sterling Vineyards in California; and the Reserve

wines, individual, special and rarely bottled. All are available to taste

at the winery, and many can only be found there altogether.

Beyond the tram and the wines, there is plenty more to enjoy

while on the property. The layout of the Greek island Mykonosinspired

white stucco walls allows for wandering amidst famous

artworks and prints, architectural details and, every once in a while,

a random turn reveals breath-taking views of the Valley’s narrowing

northern quadrant, with the Mayacamas and Vacas in extreme

proximity on both sides. Every quarter-hour, eight bells recovered

from London’s bombed out Church of St.Dunstans-in-the-East

accompany your movement around the winery’s facilities. Self-paced

by design by utilizing motion-activated flatscreens, the general

admission tasting and tour covers the tram ride, the tour, tasting of

five wines and a souvenir wine glass. For those wanting exclusive

wines, there are also the Reserve, Sterling Silver VIP and Sterling

Gold VIP options, which will taste you through reserve wines,

single-vineyard, limited-release and premier bottlings available

nowhere else. The goal is for visitors to be comfortable and able to

enjoy everything the winery produces.

Half a century ago, Sterling Vineyards was founded with the

ideal of growing grapes in the best locations the Napa Valley had

to offer and then producing the best possible wines to showcase

those vineyards in an awe-inspiring setting. Lots of folks have

come and gone in that time, and the winery is still here, doing

what it does best: making wines that speak strongly of their

sources. Come find out for yourself what more than a quarter

million others annually do – there’re great wines still to be had

after all these years up in Calistoga at Sterling Vineyards. Go and

enjoy – you won’t be sorry!

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Women for WineSense Grand Event –

Sip the Wine, Savor the Moment, Share the Experience

In its 22nd year, Women for WineSense holds its biennial Grand

Event on May 4-6 in the Napa Valley. Attracting participants from

across the United States, wine professionals and enthusiasts pack this

sell-out event of 250 seats at the Culinary Institute of America at

Greystone in St. Helena.

Attendees enjoy behind-the-scenes knowledge of winery

operations at some of Napa’s most premier wineries. They will also

enjoy vertical tastings with Cathy Corison, food and wine pairings

with Andrea Immer Robinson, and panels on transitioning your

career into the wine industry and millienal wine professionals who

grew up in winemaking families.

A Welcome Reception at Robert Mondavi Winery kicks off the

three-day event with a Grand Tasting. On Saturday choose from 15

winery tours and exclusive Vintner Dinners from Idell Family

Vineyards, Linked Vineyards and Raymond Vineyards. At the CIA on

Sunday, the day is filled with educational seminars, the WWS

luncheon, Women in Wine awards, and the always-popular silent

auction.

Attendance is limited. Registration offers inclusive All-Access

Passesare $260 members; $310 nonmember. Single-day prices are

also available.

Proceeds from the event will underwrite Women for WineSense

educational programs, activities and professional networking

opportunities for women in the wine industry.

For more information visit www.wwsgrandevent.org.

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Getting to Napa Valley

trAVel tiMe

froM MileS (Average) (Peak)

golden gate Bridge 50 60 100

Bay Bridge 50 60 90

Sacramento 60 70 90

Santa rosa 40 60 70

Getting around Napa Valley

Downtown napa to Yountville 10 15 20

Yountville to St. helena 10 15 30

St. helena to calistoga 10 10 15

calistoga to Alexander Valley 25 35 45

Downtown napa to Sonoma Plaza 15 20 25

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Legendary hospitality with

hard-to-find, world-class wines.

1091 Larkmead Lane

4 miles north of St. Helena

Open Daily 10-5 • (707) 942-0859

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open daily 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (the last seated tasting at 5 p.m.)

reservations in advance are needed for seated tastings.

6740 Washington Street, Yountville

www.jessupcellars.com | 1-888-537-7879 | (707) 944-8523

JESSUP CELLARS

In a verdant valley full of wineries, vineyards and tasting rooms, the

Jessup Cellars tasting room is something different. The wines are

excellent, the people are friendly (while also being efficient and

knowledgeable about their wines, art and hospitality in general). But

there are some things you will find when you visit that set Jessup apart

from the rest.

As any staff member will proudly proclaim if asked, Jessup is “all

about the experience.” Walk-in visitors are welcomed at the tasting bar,

but for those seeking a more intimate occasion, the by-appointment

semi-private tastings are the way to best enjoy the tasting room and staff.

Taking place within Jessup’s art gallery, visitors get to enjoy a range of

wines available only from the winery in a relaxed, no attitude

environment. In fact, if you ask the right people around the Valley, you’ll

hear the same response: it’s the staff at Jessup, their willingness to answer

any question, their joy at getting to share what they love about the

wines, which really makes the distinction

To make it all the more enticing, a platter of cheese, chocolates and

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mixed nuts are part of these seated tastings, and are included at the reasonable price of $20

per person which is waived with purchase.

When you taste you will be offered five wines, including, most likely, a Napa Valley

Chardonnay, a Zinfandel and a Cabernet Sauvignon produced using Napa Valley fruit. There

is also what they call their “Table for Four” from Napa Valley, sort of a bonus offering at the

end.

In addition to the varietals just listed, they make a Merlot, a delicious Sauvignon Blanc

(the second of their total of two whites), Petite Sirah and two ports, one from Cabernet and

the other (a personal favorite) from the Zinfandel grape. They also offer three red blends you

should consider: Juel, Table for Four and Manny’s Blend (combining Zinfandel and Petite

Sirah). There are nine reds and those two whites in all.

While always known for their reds, executive winemaker and talented California native

Rob Lloyd, who received his masters in enology from that home to famous winemakers, UC

Davis, is proud to have elevated their two whites to world-class status. To a level where they

can now compete with any Chardonnay of Sauvignon

Blanc produced anywhere. And all of the wines are made

at their state-of-the-art facility down the road in Napa.

You might consider their popular wine club: My Jessup

Cellar. Jessup wines are very small in production and sold

only through the tasting room and Jessup’s popular wine

club. Most visitors opt for Jessup’s twice-yearly club,

which includes one full mixed case (12 bottles) shipped

twice a year for 25% off retail.

It is fair to say – perhaps even an understatement – to

consider a visit to this charming tasting room with its fine

wines, gracious wine country hospitality, collection of art,

handsome décor and casual feel is a true treat for all of the

senses. To be able to sit, sample their exceptional wines

along with a bit of food in such a setting, where you learn

in such a way that it feels as if you are simply absorbing

knowledge instead of just being taught, is wonderful way

to spend an hour or so here in a small town that is a

beacon to wine lovers and gourmets from around the

globe. And, it certainly warrants planning ahead and

making that slight turn off of busy Highway 29 to

experience it all for yourself.

YOUNTVILLE

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Calistoga Balloons – lighter than air Experience

Calistoga Balloons is a unique and intimate flying experience over

the scenic northern end of the Napa Valley. These flights are more

rural in nature, providing pristine views. Experience Old Faithful

Geyser, the dramatic Palisade Cliffs, Mt. St Helena, as well as

spectacular views of world-renown landmarks, vineyards and

wineries including Chateau Montelena – the winery that put

California’s Napa Valley number one in the world, Castello di

Amorosa – the authentic 12th century Tuscan Castle-winery, Sterling

Vineyards – a hilltop winery via aerial tram, along with Bennett Lane

Winery, Envy Winery, Vincent Arroyo Winery and more. Calistoga is

a unique destination whose vistas will remain with you for a lifetime!

Your adventure begins just after sunrise, between 6 a.m. and 7

a.m., when hot air ballooning

flight conditions are best and the

morning sunlight enhances the

natural beauty. Guests meet at the

historic Railroad Depot at 1458

Lincoln Avenue in friendly and

quaint, Calistoga and off to the

morning’s determined launch site.

After the crew inflates the balloon,

guests hop into the wicker basket.

Once everyone is in, the hot air

balloon is ready to go and you

begin your gentle ascent.

After about an hour of

enjoying the breathtaking views of

Napa Valley, the hot air balloon

will be navigated to a landing site,

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then your ballooning party is transported to the historic Calistoga Inn

for a celebratory Champagne brunch! Your magnificent flight and

Champagne brunch costs only $239 per person.

1458 lincoln Ave, railcar #15, calistoga, cA 94515

(707) 942-5758 | 1-888-995-7700

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Sacramento 104 110 150

Downtown napa 42 60 77

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Downtown Santa rosa to Sonoma Plaza 22 35 40

Downtown Santa rosa to healdsburg 16 20 30

healdsburg to geyserville 8 15 15

Downtown Santa rosa to guerneville 19 35 40

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Beautiful Alexander Valley Views

Superb Hand Crafted Wines

Open Daily 11-5

8015 Hwy 128 - Alexander Valley

707-433-3303 • sodarockwinery.com

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Sonoma, Napa go Head to Head at ‘Dueling Vintners’ Croquet Tournament

Based on the results of Make-A-Wish

Greater Bay Area’s ® Dueling Vintners Croquet

Tournament, Pinot Noir is in a dead heat with

Cabernet Sauvignon, with each varietal

having won three out of the past six

matchups. Whether or not this follows

oenophiles’ buying patterns is another matter,

but it means that this year’s Napa vs. Sonoma

showdown has a lot riding on it. When it

comes to driving wooden balls through

wickets, Kosta Browne’s Dan Kosta, AKA the

“Premier Pinot Pusher of West Egg” has got

the edge over Napa, winning three battles in

a row. However, last year, in his friendly

rivalry with Schrader Cellars’ Fred Schrader

for the coveted trophy, Fred, “The Kahuna of

Cabernet” took last year’s game and brought

the trophy back to Napa. If Dan loses to Fred

again this year, then tradition says that he will

have to find his replacement for the next year,

ending his four year run in the tournament –

the longest anyone has had it. Kosta adds,

“I’m looking forward to playing with my good

friend Fred, and raising money for this great

Croquet Invitational schedule and details:

Saturday, May 19, 2012, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

10:00 am Savory tasting on le Boulevard

north American croquet open finals

12:30 pm courtside luncheon

“Dueling Vintners” croquet exhibition game

1:30 pm live charity Auction

4:00 pm Sweet tasting on le Boulevard

Silver chip Wine tasting

ticket Price: $200 per person, $2,000 for a table of ten

cause. I love his wines and his friendship. The

competition between Napa and Sonoma

county wineries is a bit overstated at times.

But make no mistake; Sonoma County owns

the croquet court. Watch out, Fred!”

The Dueling Vintners Croquet Tournament

is one of the highlights of this year’s 9th

Annual Croquet Invitational and Charity

Auction hosted by Make-A-Wish Greater Bay

Area. Sonoma-Cutrer Vineyards has been the

home for this event since its beginning, and

guests enjoy watching a professional croquet

tournament before the Napa and Sonoma

vintners take to the court. As guests enjoy an

elegant lunch paired with wine under courtside

tents, they show their regional preference

by holding up paddles marked with either

“Napa” or “Sonoma.” They also get to enjoy

the friendly banter and jabs that Kosta and

Schrader exchange over microphones, while

they switch between sipping wine and lining

up their shots.

Wine has been a part of Dan Kosta’s life

since he was five years old. As a child, he

listened while his father poured and

discussed wine at the dinner table. After 15

years working in fine dining, Dan and partner

Michael Browne established Kosta Browne

Winery. Dan’s wife Allison is also a member of

the Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area’s Board of

Directors. Fred Schrader caught the bug a

little later in life, after attending the Napa

Valley Wine Auction. Soon after, Fred

cofounded Colgin-Schrader Cellars.

There he worked with the husband-andwife

winemaking team of Helen Turley and

John Wetlaufer, before starting his namesake

winery Schrader Cellars.

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ChaRlEs CREEK VinEyaRds

tasting RooM and gallERy

483 first Street West (on the Plaza) in Sonoma

(707) 935-3848 | charlescreek.com

CHARLES CREEK VINEYARDS

A Perfect Fusion of Delicious Wines & Art

BY ABigAil P. ZiMMerMAn

What happens when two life-long lovebirds plant a small vineyard at their

place on Sonoma Mountain? A legendary label is born.

Bill and Gerry Brinton planted their first Sonoma Mountain Estate Vineyard

entirely with Merlot. Once Bill sold his fresh juice business, the couple

expanded their wine production in 2002 from home-consumption and gifts to

officially producing premium wines on a commercial scale.

A direct descendant of John Deere, Bill brings to winemaking a generationsdeep

commitment to quality, value and integrity. He and his wife Gerry

successfully work with Winemaker Kerry Damskey to sculpt each wine into

something remarkable. Damskey brings over 30 years experience, a famed UC

Davis education in Fermentation Science and countless gold medals to Charles

Creek Vineyards. All wines at Charles Creek reflect this exceptional partnership.

Tasting wines from Charles Creek could not be easier. Located on historic

Sonoma Square, the Tasting Room boasts close proximity to some of Sonoma’s

premier destination restaurants and shopping.

Whether novice or wine aficionado, all lovers of fine wine are welcome at

Charles Creek. Knowledgeable staff is ready to guide you through today’s menu

and explore your palate.

Chardonnay lovers? You are in for a very special treat. Make that a huge

treat! Charles Creek Vineyards is thrilled to announce that their 2009 Las

Patolitas Chardonnay from Sonoma County has won Best Chardonnay in

California from the 2011 California State Fair. This wine is fermented in

French oak barrels and sourced entirely from famed Sangiacomo Vineyard in

Carneros/Sonoma Valley. With only 50% malolactic fermentation, this

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engaging fruit forward wine retains the elegance of classical

Chardonnay but also revels in crisp Carneros acidity and bright,

tropical fruit notes. Charles Creek only produced 597 cases of this

wine and priced at $25 per bottle, it is sure to go fast. I picked up a

few bottles myself!

Something also unique to Charles Creek is the opportunity to taste

a vertical of Chardonnay. Chardonnay is one of the original wines

produced by Bill and Gerry in addition to Merlot and Cabernet

Sauvignon. Today, the Tasting Room pours upon request back-to-back

years of Chardonnay. It is a real treat to compare different vintages

from this celebrated winery.

Also on the list, try Charles Creek’s award-winning Pinot Grigio,

Merlot, Napa Valley Rosé and a whole host of Cabernet Sauvignons.

More than 20 gold medals and best of class honors have been

awarded to the wines being poured today in the tasting room.

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35 East Napa Street, Sonoma

(707) 935-1200

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MoondanCE CEllaRs

open Daily 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

4901 Arnold Drive, glen ellen, cA 95442

(707) 938-7550 | www.moondance cellars.com

Dogs are always welcomed and appreciated.

MOONDANCE

CELLARS

BY chArleS neAVe

I have a theory that if one person recommends a

spot (a restaurant, for instance) you consider it. If

another person does the same, it is a possibility. But

if three people say basically the same thing, then you

would be foolish not to go. This is what happened

with Moondance Cellars in Sonoma. So I went, and I

thoroughly enjoyed it, and I could not be happier

that I finally made the first of what I know will be

many visits.

Located in Glen Ellen – where you run across

history and Jack London memorabilia everywhere

you look (he built a home here, just up the road) – it

has a space in the handsome brick-red Jack London

Village building. The three things I was told about

this quaint tasting room were that the setting was

charming, the wines excellent and (over and over

again): the people in the tasting room were as

friendly as you could possibly imagine. And, I am

surprised to admit it, being a born skeptic, they were

right on every single count.

Inside the tasting room, down a couple of steps,

you’ll notice the exposed wood beams, the painted

walls (red brick colored, of course), a couple of café

tables and chairs, the L-shaped wood bar, and art

esthetically placed here and there. Next door,

through an adjoining door, is a chocolate shop, and

often the tasting room offers chocolate samples with

their wines (with the collection of the Sonoma Valley

Portworks label they also pour).

Under the Moondance label –which is art in its

own right – there is an addictable Russian River

Sauvignon Blanc, a well-balanced Chardonnay, a

limited production (five barrels made) Pinot Noir

and an award-winning Zinfandel made from handpicked

grapes grown in three small vineyards. Every

wine they craft is carefully selected, well considered

and happily offered. And, while you are there, be

sure to ask about the Sonomic Vinegars they have

(and the free recipe guide) as well as their excellent

mustards.

So, what to say in the end? It is friendly, relaxed,

casual and, in a wonderfully multi-sensory way, one

of the most enjoyable experiences you can have in

this part of wine country.

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Former Winemaker and Proprietor of MERUS, Mark Herold Joins

Forces with B Wise Vineyards in Napa and Sonoma Cabernet Project

Winemaker Mark Herold has teamed-up with independent

winery B Wise Vineyards to produce cooler climate Napa Valley

Coombsville District Cabernet Sauvignon.

After selling MERUS wines and producing alternative wines

under his Mark Herold Wines umbrella, Mark Herold has returned

to Napa's Coombsville AVA in search of great Cabernet.

Sourced from vineyards in Napa's newest AVA, including

Caldwell Vineyard, the wine will be bottled under the B Wise

Vineyards label named BRION starting in the 2010 vintage.

Herold will also be making Cabernet Sauvignon from the B Wise

Vineyards Sonoma Estate under the BRION label starting from the

2012 vintage. B Wise Vineyards

is in the Moon Mountain district

of Sonoma Valley, a pending

AVA.

A trend-setter from the

outset, Mark Herold has bridged

the gap for Napa Valley

winemakers to seek out new

Cabernet vineyards in

neighboring Sonoma Valley.

About B Wise Vineyards

B Wise Vineyards is an Estate

vineyard and winery located

adjacent to the famed Monte

Rosso Vineyard in the foothills

near Sonoma, California. Founded

Mark Herold

& developed in 2002 by Brion

Wise, B Wise Vineyards encompasses 20 acres of Estate vines.

Specializing in premium red wines centered on the Cabernet

Sauvignon grape from unique terroirs, B Wise Vineyards produces

300-500 cases of Napa Valley Cabernet in addition to 3000 cases

from the Sonoma Estate annually.

The tasting room offers you the unique opportunity to honor the

passion of wine’s culture and aesthetic properties. It is open

Wednesday through Sunday 10:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. Come taste a

selection of red wines at 9077 Sonoma Highway, Kenwood, CA

95452. For more information, call (707) 282-9169 or go to

www.bwisevineyards.com.

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hopland’s spring Passport Weekend is May 5-6

Gateway to Mendocino County Serves Up Local Wines and Seasonal Foods

The twenty-first Hopland Passport Weekend takes place Saturday,

May 5th, and Sunday, May 6th. At the gateway to Mendocino County,

the small-town hospitality showcases the region’s finest limitedproduction,

estate wines served up with an array of local and

seasonal dishes.

A full description of the weekend entertainment, menus, lodging

and tickets is available at Destination Hopland’s new website,

www.DestinationHopland.com.

From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, sixteen local wineries will pour

new and library wines paired with fresh, homegrown foods – grassfed

beef and wild rice salad, grilled tri-tip smoked over oak barrel

staves, wood-fired pizza piled with prosciutto and fresh greens.

Tickets to the event are $45 in advance, $55 the day of the event,

and entitle Passport holders to enjoy the local abundance, specially

discounted wine sales, door prizes, art exhibits and musical

entertainment. Designated drivers are admitted at no charge.

Shuttle service is offered door-to-door from local hotels on

Saturday only, for a $20 fee. The shuttles will circulate to the

participating wineries throughout the day, at 30-minute intervals.

Participating wineries include Brutocao Cellars, Campovida,

Cesar Toxqui Cellars, Graziano Family of Wines, Jaxon Keys Winery,

Jeriko Estate, McDowell Valley Vineyards, McFadden Vineyard,

McNab Ridge Winery, Milano Winery, Nelson Family Vineyards,

Parducci Wine Cellars, Rack & Riddle, Saracina, Terra Sávia and

Weibel Family Vineyards.

For more information, contact Destination Hopland Association

at 1-800-564-2582 or visit www.DestinationHopland.com.

Zina Hyde Cunningham Takes The Gold at

2012 San Diego International Wine Competition

Zina Hyde Cunningham Wins Two Gold Medals

Zina Hyde Cunningham Winery is continuing with medals

earned in 2012 wine competitions. The winery won two gold

medals at the 2012 San Diego International Wine Competition. The

2008 North Coast Condeal and the 2008 Redwood Valley Carignane

were the big winners.

“I couldn’t be happier than to win these awards with Zina Hyde

Cunningham,” enthused winemaker Steve Ledson. “It is absolutely

the time to head to Anderson Valley and taste these incredible wines.”

The 2008 North Coast Condeal has aromas of ripe Fuji apples,

soft spice and red fruit with a palate of cherry, strawberry and

chocolate. This meritage finishes with eucalyptus, mouth coating

tannins and a hint of coffee. The wine is available online for $48.

The 2008 Redwood Valley Carignane is a deeply concentrated red

wine with bold flavors of blackberry, plum and dark chocolate with

subtle touches of white pepper and herbs on the finish. The wine is

available online for $36.

The long, rich Cunningham family history started in Mendocino

County in 1865 where Zina Hyde Cunningham’s heirs brought his

vision of producing the very best wines from his winery and

vineyards. Today, you can still enjoy this legacy by visiting one of the

most beautifully designed old buildings in all of Mendocino County.

The Zina Hyde Cunningham tasting room is located at 14077 Hwy

128, Boonville, CA 95415, open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. For more

information, call (707) 895-9462 or go to www.zinawinery.com.

Visitors can enjoy a bottle of wine along with picnic fare from the

Boonville General Store in the beautiful picnic grounds. A few games

on the bocce court rounds out a perfect Anderson Valley afternoon.

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liVERMoRE VallEy Wine Country

18th annual livermore Valley Wine auction, May 5

On behalf of the Livermore Valley

Winegrowers Foundation, you are invited to

the 18th annual Livermore Valley Wine

Auction, Winemaking a Difference, on May 5.

This event continues to aid local

organizations that improve the lives of

children in the community. This year, the

auction will help provide healthcare, food

and arts education for local children by

supporting ValleyCare Foundation’s Mobile

Health Unit, Open Heart Kitchen’s School

Lunch Program, Bankhead Theater’s Youth

Programs and Livermore Valley Education

Foundation’s Arts Education Programs. Since

its inception, the Foundation has raised more

than $3.5 million dollars for worthwhile local

organizations.

The 2012 Wine Auction will be a stunning

evening, black tie optional, featuring local

wines, a fabulous dinner and exciting live

music. The event will be in the Barrel Room

at the Wente Vineyards Estate Winery, and

350 guests are expected. The live and silent

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auction will feature spectacular packages,

including exclusive tours and tastings, travel

experiences, rare wine vintages, large format

bottles and special collections of wine.

For information about this event, contact:

Brandi Addington, Auction Manager at (925)

321-8338, email auctionmgr@lvwf.org or

visit www.LVWF.org.

Livermore Valley Wine Country is a

visitor's haven where you'll enjoy irresistible

wine country hospitality. As the winemakers,

friends and family who founded our 40 plus

beautiful wineries, we invite you to come

taste our award-winning wines, visit our

friendly tasting rooms, and experience our

enthusiasm for making all of our guests feel

like old friends.

Livermore Valley is only minutes from San

Francisco, San Jose, Walnut Creek and

Oakland.

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Wine Tasting on

tREasuRE island

Celebrate Extraordinary California Wines during

treasure island Wineries’ Passport Event, april 22

Imagine 365 acres of man-created land just where the San

Francisco skyline is its most spectacular. Now add a community of

urban winemakers who have brought Sonoma and Napa County

grapes to you and you’ve got yourself the ingredients for an all-toofun

afternoon. However, the winemakers of Treasure Island will be

taking the “fun” just one step further on April 22nd. Enjoy a quality

afternoon as this wine-growing community comes together to

celebrate the grape and the extraordinary fruit that defines California

as an idyllic wine-producing region.

The Treasure Island community of wineries has come together to

offer a wine tasting Sunday with all the fixings. Passport guests will

have wine tasting access to wineries including Knightswood

Vineyards and Winery, Stein Family Wines, Hoffman Family Cellars,

Fat Grape Winery, Kendric Vineyards, Sol Rouge, VIE, The WinerySF,

Treasure Island Wines and Eristavi Family Winery. This amazing

group of wineries has joined together to offer guests award-winning

wines representing varietals including Cabernet Sauvignon,

tREasuRE island WinERiEs

BodEga WinE EstatEs

751 13th Street at Avenue i, treasure island, San francisco

fri, Sat and Sun from 1 to 6pm, 415-525-4154

Free tasting for two with ad

A collection of family wineries – the venue promises a truly unique

and enjoyable wine tasting experience with spectacular views of the

City. Bring your lunch/picnic to enjoy with wine on the terrace.

Knightswood wines are crafted to allow them express the nature of

the vineyards' locale, giving voice to the elements of sun, wind and rain

unique to each. Stein Family Wines – Got honest wine? We do.

Our wines celebrate being alive and show life’s creative essence. We make sure the

folks who grow and make it enjoy some of its dreams, too. Why? Because fair is fair.

Great wines made the right way: steinfamilywines.com/donations.

thE WinERy sF

200 California Ave. Bldg 180 N, Treasure Island, Daily 12pm-5pm

415-SF -JUICE • www.winery-sf.com – The Winery SF brings the California

wine experience to San Francisco. It's 20,000 sq. ft. winery, tasting

room, and event center allows visitors to experience the winemaking

process first-hand while enjoying award-winning wines from Napa,

Sonoma, and beyond. Tours available by appointment.

Zinfandel, Syrah, Tempranillo, Petite Verdot, Sauvignon Blanc,

Merlot, Sangiovese, Petite Sirah, Mourvedre, Gewürtraminer and

Chardonnay among others.

Enjoy unique activities at each winery from special food parings,

music, raffles and drawings, barrel tastings and, as a Passport guest,

most wineries will offer special discounts on select wines and

merchandise.

Upon check-in at Bodega Wine Estates, you’ll receive your

passport book and commemorative glass. The Wineries on Treasure

Island will provide a hop-on hop-off shuttle to transport you among

the wineries with a special valet service for your purchases.

All participants must be 21 years or older. Designated drivers are

encouraged and receive non-alcoholic beverages. This Wine Passport

Sunday is limited to 300 guests so early ticket purchase is highly

recommended. The event’s all day, all inclusive pass is $60.00. Early

bird purchases up through April 15th are $40.00. For reservations

and tickets go to LocalWineEvents.com, San Francisco Event

Calendar under April 22nd or visit tipassport.eventbright.com.

Eristavi Family Wines – (at treasure isand Wines)

95 9th Street and Ave i, treasure island, Sf; 415-394-9463 Mon-fri 9am-5pm, Sat 12-4pm

tue-Sun 12-5:30 pm

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open daily 12-5, tours by appointment

Fat Grape Winery – 1080 Avenue M, treasure island, San francisco; 415-388-8318

Hoffman Family Cellars– 751 13th Street at Avenue M, treasure island, San francisco

Sol Rouge – 200 california Ave, Bldg 180 no, treasure island, Sf, 415-Sf -JUice

Treasure Island Wines –

95 9th Street and Ave i, treasure island, Sf; 415-394-9463 Mon-fri 9am-5pm, Sat 12-4pm

VIE – (at the Winery Sf)

200 california Ave, Bldg 180 no, treasure island, Sf, 415-Sf -JUice open daily 12-5, tours by appointment

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Sonoma county 170 3 hrs 3-1/2 hrs

Santa cruz 42 45 min 1-1/4 hrs

San francisco 113 2 hrs 2-1/2 hrs

Paso robles 116 2 hrs 2-1/4 hrs

Santa Barbara 238 4 hrs 4-1/2 hrs

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San francisco 73 1-1/4 hrs 1-3/4 hrs

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Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers Spring Passport, April 21

The Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association invites you

to enjoy the wineries of this extraordinary appellation! As a Passport

holder, you are welcomed to explore this unique viticultural region

and get acquainted with the incredible diversity of the wines and

winemakers therein.

Passport wineries will be open on the third Saturday of January,

April, July and November. Most wineries are open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.,

(call to confirm) as well as during their regular hours. Each season

brings something new to the vineyards; from pruning in the winter to

crush in the fall, wineries are bustling with activity year-round!

Passport is your opportunity to meet the talented winemakers of the

Santa Cruz Mountains and to see where and how they produce some

of the world’s great wines.

Some of the wineries are not open to the public except on

Passport days and many pour special wines or barrel samples on

these days. A lot of these wines are simply not available anywhere

else, so if you find a wine that you like, please buy a bottle or two.

Without sales, these special tastings cannot take place.

Many participating wineries are off the beaten path. For best

results, use the map provided by Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers

as a rough guide only and read the directions for each individual

winery. At each winery you visit, a page of your Passport will be given

a unique commemorative stamp. You must have your Passport with

you in order to participate in the tasting. Passport benefits are good

for one visit to each participating winery and are for use on

designated Passport days only. Passports do not expire until each

winery has been visited once.

During Passport Day you can also enjoy discounts at local

participating restaurants. Participating restaurants offer specials such

as waived corkage on Santa Cruz Mountains Wines, 10% off on

dinner and much, much more! Restaurant pages are located in the

back section of each Passport.

Although there is a prize for completing the Passport, the true

reward is discovering and enjoying the great wines along the way.

Take as long as you’d like. Completed Passports will be honored for

as long as the program endures, hopefully for many, many years.

Purchase a Passport for $45 donation by calling (831) 685-8463

or by going to the website at www.scmwa.com. Each Passport covers

tasting room fees for one person at all participating wineries and is

valid until completed.

Passports are also available for purchase at any participating

winery on Passport day, while supplies last. It is strongly

recommended to call ahead to make sure they have Passports

available. Each Passport requires a $45 donation which includes one

visit to all participating wineries!

The passport program is a limited invitation to visit private

wineries that are not open to the general public. Reasonable

accommodations will be made for disabled individuals, if requested

at least two weeks in advance. Many wineries have limited access and

parking. Before hiring a stretch limousine or bus, call the wineries

your propose to visit and make arrangements.

For participating wineries and restaurants, visit www.scmwa.com.

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spring Passport on the summit to sea Wine trail

Get out and explore the Mountains for Passport Day, where you’ll

find a plethora of new wines to discover at the Summit to Sea

Wineries. Burrell School has a special “Spring Fling” four-pack,

chocolate truffle sampling and a close up view of the estate

Chardonnay vines leafing out in all their green glory.

Up at the top of the mountain, Loma Prieta will offer samples of

Pinotage, that crazy-wild wine that Denzel Washington enjoys in “Safe

House.” If you want to know what it smells like, come stick your nose

in this! The 2009 and 2010 vintages of Pinotage have racked up a

phenomenal 13 Gold or Platinum medals between them! The 2010

Pinotage just won gold at the New World Wine Competition. This is

the 7th gold or better for this wine, and it's just a youngster.

Poetic Cellars invites you to come taste the terroir of Livermore vs.

Santa Cruz Mountains with a side by side of two Merlots. Move over

Cabernet! There is nothing quite like a monster Merlot. Katy also

invites you to taste her zingy springy new Zinfandel, and the everpopular

smooth crooner, Serenade, a tasty blend of Cab and Syrah.

Grab a few jars of Jeanne Jelly’s, made from Poetic Cellars fruit

snatched from the fate of the crusher at harvest. They’re all plenty

delicious! Try them on toast or brush them on pork chops or chicken

before grilling. Pair with the related wine and you’ve got yourself a

doubly delicious combo!

Don’t forget Dancing Creek is open for Passport day at their

Branciforte Creek location.

Springtime Wine Stroll in Saratoga Village

Perfect Mother’s Day Outing!

Dress up and wear your favoirte hat, then stroll through the

beautiful streets of Saratoga for its annual Springtime Wine

Stroll, Saturday, May 12, from 2:30 to 6 p.m. Wine will be

available for tasting at more than 20 shops and restaurants.

Live music, gourmet food, art, flowers and candy will also be

available. Stop by the Chamber Bottle Booth to purchase your

“new favorite” wines. Tickets are $40 in advance, $45 the day of

the event. Purchase tickets online at saratogachamber.org. For

more information, call (408) 867-0753.

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naPa VallEy

1313 Main – 1313 Main Street, napa; 707 258-1313 fri-Sat 11-12, Sun-thu 11-10

A Dozen Vintners – tasting room, 3000 highway 29 north, St. helena; 707 967-0666 open daily 10-5

aCaCia Vnyd – 2750 las Amigas road, napa; 707 226-9991 x2 open by appointment only: Mon-Sat 10-4, Sun 12-4

Acme Fine Wines– 1080 fulton ln, St. helena; 888 963-0440 Daily 9:30-5

Adastra – 2545 las Amigas rd, napa; 707 255-4818

open by appointment only

Aetna Springs Cellars – 7227 Pope Valley road, St. helena; 707 965-2675

open by appointment only

Ahnfeldt Wines – Uncorked at oxbow tasting room, 605 first St. napa; 707 927-5864 Wed-Mon 12-6,tue 12-8

Allora Vineyards – 3244 ehlers lane, St. helena; 707 963-6071

open by appointment only

Alpha Omega – 1155 Mee lane @ highway 29, rutherford; 707 963-9999 Daily 10-6

Altamura Vineyards & Winery – 1700 Wooden Valley rd, napa; 707 253-2000

open by appointment only

Amizetta – 1099 greenfield road, St. helena; 707 963-1460

open by appointment only

Ancien – napa; 707 255-3908

open by appointment only

Anderson’s Conn Valley Vineyards – 680 rossi road, St. helena; 707 963-8600 open by appointment only

andREtti WinERy – 4162 Big ranch road, napa; 1-877-386-5070 open daily 10-5

Children OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours: Public tours daily at 11am & 2 pm (Private Tours for 10 or more), Educational Programs

Antica Napa Valley –3700 Soda canyon, napa; 707 257-8700

open by appointment only

Ardente Winery –2929 Atlas Peak rd, napa; 707 226-7669

open by appointment only

aRgER-MaRtuCCi – 1455 inglewood Ave, St. helena; 707 963-4334 open daily 10-5

Wine Tasting, Gift Items, Picnic Area, Arts Exhibit, Children OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Food Pairing

Ariel Vineyards – 1312 town center, napa; 707 257-9731 Mon-Sat 9-5, Sun 10-3

Arkenstone Vineyards –335 West lane, Angwin; 707 965-1020

open by appointment only

Arns – 601 Muno road, St. helena; 707 963-3429

open by appointment only

aRtEsa – 1345 henry road, napa; 707 224-1668 open daily 10-4:30

Gift Items, Children OK; Call for Winery Tours at 11 & 2, Vineyard Tours, Food Pairings

August Briggs – 1307B lincoln Avenue, calistoga; 707 942-4912

fri-Sat 11-7, Sun-thu 11-5, tue by appt.

B CEllaRs – 400 Silverado trail, calistoga; 707 709-8787 open daily 10-5

Back Room Wines – 1000 Main Street, napa; 707-226-1378 Mon-Wed, Sat 10-7, thu-fri 10-8, Sun 12-7

BaldaCCi FaMily – 6236 Silverado trail, napa; 707 944-9261

open daily by appointment

Ballentine Vineyards – 2820 St. helena hwy n, St. helena; 707 963-7919

open daily 10-5 by appt

Barlow Vineyards – 4411Silverado trail, calistoga; 707 942-8742

open by appointment only

Barnett Vineyards – 4070 Spring Mountain rd, St. helena; 707 963-7075

open by appointment only

BEauliEu VinEyaRds (BV) – 1960 St. helena hwy, St. helena; 707 967-5233 open daily 10-5

Beau Vigne – 6795 Washington St, Yountville; 707 947-7058 Mon-fri 11-8, Sat-Sun 10-8

Behrens & Hitchcock – 4078 Spring Mountain road, St. helena; 707 963-1774

open by appointment only

Bell Wine Cellars – 6200 Washington St, Yountville; 707 944-1673 open daily 10-4

Benessere Winery – 1010 Big tree rd, St. helena; 707 963-5853 open daily 10-5

Gift Items, Picnic Area, Art Exhibits, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Food Pairings

BEnnEtt lanE – 3340 hwy 128, calistoga; 877 MAx-nAPA open daily 10-5:30

Gift Items, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Vineyard Tours, Educational Programs, Food Pairings

BERingER VinEyaRds

COME SEE THE RESTORED RHINE HOUSE!

Tours & Tasting Daily 10:00-5:00

Call ahead to schedule tours & private tastings, 866-708-9463

2 for 1 Reserve Wine Tasting in the Rhine House with this ad

Save up to $25

2000 Main Street, St. helena | www.Beringer.com

Bialla Vineyards – 4088 Atlas Peak rd, napa; 707 227-2293

open by appointment only

Bighorn Cellars – 3105 Silverado trail, napa; 707 226-8569

fri-Sat 11-4, tue-thu by appt

Black Cat Vineyard – 1075 Shadybrook ln, napa; 707 321-0866

open by appointment only

Black Cordon Vnyds – 4155 Dry creek rd, napa; 707 226-6860

open by appointment only

Black Stallion Winery – 4089 Silverado trail, napa; 707 253-1400 open daily 10-5

Blankiet Estate – 2360 california Sr, Yountville; 707 963-2001 open by appt Mon-Sat 10-4

Boeschen – 3242 Silverado trail, St. helena; 707 963-3674

open by appointment only

BouChainE VinEyaRds – 1075 Buchli Station road, napa; 707 252-9065, 800-654-wine open daily 10:30-4:30

Gift items, gardens, vineyard walking tour. Call ahead for: Safari Tours at 10:30am, educational programs, food pairings & bringing pets.

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Bounty Hunter Rare Wine Co. – 975 first St, napa; 707 226-3976

Bourassa – 190 camino oruga, napa 707 254-4922; 800-499-2366

Boyd Family – 4042 Big ranch road, napa; 707 254-7353

Sun-thu 11-10, fr-Sa 11-Midnight

open by appointment only

open by appointment only

Bravante Vineyards – 300 Stone ridge rd, Angwin; 707-965-2552 open by appointment Wed-Sun 11-4

Brookdale Vineyards – napa; 707 258-1454

Brown Estate – 3233 Sage canyon road, St. helena; 707 963-2435

Buehler – 820 greenfield road, St. helena; 707 963-2155

Buoncristiani Wine – P. o. Box 6946, napa; 707 259-1681

Burgess Cellars – 1108 Deer Park road, St. helena; 800 752-9463

open by appointment only

limited, by appointment only, closed Sundays

open by appointment only

open by appointment only

open by appointment only

Ca' Momi Winery & Enoteca – 610 first St, napa; 707 257-4992 open daily 7:30-9

Cade Winery – 360 howell Mountain rd So, Angwin; 707 965-2746

Cafaro Cellars – 2591 Pinot Way, St. helena; 707 963-7181

Cain – 3800 langtry road, St. helena; 707 963-1616

Cakebread Cellars – 8300 St. helena hwy, rutherford; 707 963-5222

Calafia Cellars – 629 fulton lane, St. helena; 707 963-0114

Caldwell – 270 Kreuzer lane, napa; 707 255-1294

Cali 351 – 965 Silverado trail, calistoga; 707 942-6200

open by appointment only

open by appointment only

open by appointment only

open by appointment only

open by appointment only

tours/tasting by appointment

open by appointment only

Calistoga WinE stoP – 1458 lincoln Ave, #2 calistoga; 707 942-5556 Daily 10-6

Cardinale Estate – tasting room, 7600 St. helena hwy, oakville; 707 948-2643 open daily 10:30-5

Casa Nuestra Winery – 3451 Silverado trail no, St. helena; 707 963-5783 open daily 10-5

CastEllo di aMoRosa – 4045 north St. helena hwy (hwy 39), calistoga; 707 942-8200 open daily 9:30-6

Gifts, Children & Pets OK; call ahead for: Winery & Cave Tours, reservation recommended

Caymus Vineyards – 8700 conn creek rd, rutherford; 707 967-3010

open daily by appointment

Ceja Vineyards Tasting Room – 1248 1st St, napa; 707 226-6445 Sun-Wed 11-6, thu-Sat till 11-8

Celani Family Vineyards – 2230 Big ranch rd, napa; 877 ArDore1

Chappellet Vineyard – 1581 Sage canyon rd, St. helena; 707 963-7136

open by appointment only

open by appointment only

Charbay Winery & Distillery – 4001 Spring Mtn rd; St. helena; 707 963-9327 open daily 10-4

ChaRlEs KRug WinERy – 2800 Main St. hwy 29, St. helena; 707 967-2229 open daily 10:30-5

Charnu – St. helena; 707 963-6045

Charter Oak Winery – 831 charter oak Ave, St. helena; 707 963-2298

Chase Family Cellars – 2252 Sulphur Springs road, St. helena; 707 963-1284

Chateau Boswell – 3468 Silverado trail, St. helena; 707 963-5472

open by appointment only

open by appointment only

open by appointment only

open by appointment only

Chateau Montelena – 1429 tubbs ln, calistoga; 707 942-5105 open daily 9:30-4

Chimney Rock Winery – 5350 Silverado trail, napa; 707 257-2641 open daily 10-5

Clif Family Winery – 1312 Vidovich Avenue, St. helena; 707 968-0625

open daily 10-5 by appointment

Cliff Lede Vineyards – 1473 Younvtille cross rd, Yountville; 707 944-8642 open daily 10-4

Clos Du Val – 5330 Silverado trail, napa; 800 993-9463 open daily 10-5

Clos Pegase – 1060 Dunaweal ln, calistoga; 707 942-4981 open daily 10:30-5

Conn Creek Winery – 8711 Silverado trail, St. helena; 1-800-793-7960 open Sat 11-5, Sun-fri 11-4

Constant-Diamond – 2121 Diamond Mountain rd, calistoga; 707 942-0707

Continuum Estate – 1677 Sage canyon rd, St. helena; 707 944-8100∆66

Corison Winery – 987 St. helena hwy, St. helena; 707 963-0826

open by appointment only

open by appointment only

open daily 10-5 by appointment

CoRlEy FaMily EstatE – 4242 Big ranch rd, napa; 707 253-2802 open daily 10-4:30

Gift Items, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for: Wine Tours, Food Pairings

Cornerstone Cellars – 6505 Washington St., Suite 7, Yountville; 707 945-0388 open daily 10-7

Cosentino – 7415 St. helena hwy, Yountville; 707-921-2896 open daily 10-6

Covenant Wines – 1241 Adams St, St. helena; 707 963-3887

Crocker & Starr – St. helena; 707-967-9111

open by appointment only

open by appointment only

Cuvaison Estate – 4500 Silverado trail, calistoga; 707 942-2468 Mon-thu 11-4, fri-Sun 10-5

Cuvaison Estate – 1221 Duhig road, carneros (between napa & Sonoma); 707 942-2455

Mon-thu 11-4, fri-Sun 10-5 by appt

Darioush Winery – 4240 Silverado trail, napa; 707 257-2345 open daily 10:30- 5

David Arthur – 1521 Sage canyon road, St. helena; 707 963-5190

open by appointment only

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daVid Fulton WinERy & VinEyaRd

eSt. 1860 - JUSt 400 cASeS/YeAr ProDUceD

Old Vine Petite Sirah now available for tasting.

Savor the estate Petite Sirah on the deck or in the cool historic winery.

Picnickers and friendly pooches welcome.

open Weekends, friday through Monday 11 -4

825 fulton lane, St. helena • 707-967-0719 • www.DavidfultonWinery.com

Del Bondio Wine Co. – 1333 Bella oaks lane, napa; 707 963-2805

open by appointment only

Del Dotto Caves – 1055 Atlas Peak rd, napa; 707 963-2134

open by appointment only

Del Dotto Vineyards – 1445 St. helena highway, St. helena; 707 963-2134

open by appointment only

Delectus Winery – 908 c enterprise Way, napa; 707 255-1252

open daily by appointment

Diamond Terrace – 1391 Diamond Mountain road, calistoga; 707 942-1189

open by appointment only

doMainE CaRnERos – 1240 Duhig rd, napa; 707 257-0101 open daily 10-6

Gifts, Children OK, Winery Tours, Vineyard Tours; Call ahead for groups of eight or more

Domaine Chandon – 1 california Dr, Yountville; 707 944-2280 open daily 10-5

Dominari – 620 trancas Street, napa; 707-226-1600

open by appointment only, 10am-4:30pm

Duckhorn Vineyards – 1000 lodi lane, St. helena; 707 963-7108 open by appointment, 10-4

Dutch Henry Winery – 4300 Silverado trail, calistoga; 707 942-5771 open daily 10-4:30

Eagle Eye Wine – 6595 gordon Valley rd, napa; 707 427-1600

open by appointment only

Eagle & Rose – 1844 Pope canyon rd, Pope Valley; 707 965-9463

open by appointment only

Eagle Trace– 680 rossi rd, St. helena; 707 963-4665

open by appointment only

Eeden Wines– 3505 Spring Mountain rd., St. helena; 707 337-5526

open by appointment only

EhlERs EstatE

Join us in our historic stone building and beautiful olive grove.

Open daily, 10:30 to 4:00 – $25 for a current flight tasting

Enjoy our limited production 1886 Cabernet Sauvignon (95 points)

All proceeds benefit cardiovascular research.

For reservations, call 707-963-5972

3222 ehlers lane, St. helena | for reservations, call 707.963.5972

El Molino Winery – St. helena; 707 963-6021

Weekdays by appointment only

Elizabeth Spencer – 1165 rutherford road, rutherford; 707 963-6067 open daily 10-5

Elkhorn Peak Cellars – 200 Polson rd, napa; 707 255-0504

open by appointment only

Elyse – 2100 hoffman ln, napa; 707 944-2900

open by appointment only

Envy Wines – 1170 tubbs ln, calistoga; 707 942-4670 Sun-thu 10:30-4:30, fri-Sat 11-5:30

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STOP IN AND SEE THE NEW TASTING ROOM

We invite you to experience for yourself our family charm.

2 for 1 Tasting with this ad (Save up to $25)

1250 cuttings Wharf road, napa | open Daily 10am-4:30pm

707-257-5300 | www.etudewines.com

Failla – 3530 Silverado trail, St. helena; 707 963-0530

open by appointment only

Falcor – 2511 napa corporate Dr, Ste 115, napa; 888-402-Wine open daily 10-5

Far Niente – 1350 Acacia Dr, oakville; 707 944-2861 open by appointment only 10-3

Farella – 2222 n. 3rd Ave, napa; 707 254-9489

open by appointment only

Fleury Estate Winery – 950 galleron rd, rutherford; 707 967-8333

open by appointment only

Flora Springs – The Room – 677 St. helena hwy So., St. helena; 707 967-8032 open daily 10:30-5

Flora Springs Winery – 1978 Zinfandel ln, St. helena; 707 967-6723

open by appointment only

FoliE a dEuX – 7481 St. helena hwy, oakville; 800 535-6400 open daily 10-6

Gift Items, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK

Fontanella Family – 1721 Partrick road, napa; 707 252-1017 open daily by appointment 10-4

Forman Vineyards – 1501 Big rock road, St. helena; 707 963-3900

open by appointment only

Franciscan Vineyards – 1178 galleron rd, rutherford; 707 963-7111 open daily 10-5

FRanK FaMily VinEyaRds – 1091 larkmead lane, calistoga; 707 942-0859 open daily 10-5

Gift Items, Picnic Area

Frazier Winery – 70 rapp lane, napa; 707 255-3444 x107

open by appointment

Freemark Abbey – 3022 St. helena hwy 29 n., St. helena; 707 963-9694 open Daily 10-5

Frog’s Leap – 8815 conn creek road, rutherford; 707 963-4704

open by appointment only

G Cook – 264 n. fork crystal Springs rd, St. helena; 707 963-7760

open by appointment only

Gargiulo – 575 oakville crossroad, napa; 707 944-2770

open by appointment only

Gemella Wines – napa; 707 261-9855

open by appointment only

Girard Winery – 6795 Washington, Yountville; 707 968-9297 open daily 11-7

Godspeed Vineyards – 3655 Mount Veeder rd; 707 254-7766

open by appointment only

Goosecross Cellars – 1119 State lane, Yountville; 707 944-1986 open daily 10-4:30

gRgiCh hills – 1829 St. helena hwy, rutherford; 707 963-2784 open daily 9:30-4:30

Gift Items, Children OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours By Appt. at 11 & 2, Food Pairings

Groth – 750 oakville crossroad, oakville; 707 944-0290

open by appointment only

Guffy – 1390 thompson Ave, napa; 707 258-2532

open by appointment only

Guilliams – 3851 Spring Mountain road, St. helena; 707 963-9059

open by appointment only

Gustavo Thrace – 1021 McKinstry St, napa; 707 257-6796 open daily 11-7

hagaFEn CEllaRs – 4160 Silverado trail, napa; 707 252-0781 open daily 10-5

Gift Items, Picnic Area, Art Exhibits, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Wine Tours

Hall Rutherford – 56 Auberge road, rutherford; 707 967-0700

open by appointment only

Hall St. Helena – 401 St. helena hwy So, St. helena; 707 967-2620 open daily 10-5:30

Hans Fahden Vineyards – 4855 Petrified forest rd, St. helena; 707 942-6760

open by appointment

Hartwell Vineyards – 5795 Silverado trail, napa; 707 255-4269

open by appointment only

HdV Wines – 588 trancas St, napa; 707 251-9121

open by appointment only

Heibel Ranch Vineyards – Pope Valley; 707 968-9289

open by appointment only

Heitz Cellars Tasting Room – 436 St. helena hwy 29, St. helena; 707 963-3542 open daily 11-4:30

Helena View Johnston – 3500 highway 128, calistoga; 707 942-4956

open by appointment only

Hendry – 3104 redwood Dr, napa; 707 226-8320

open by appointment only

hEss CollECtion – 4411 redwood rd, napa; 707 255-1144 open daily 10-5:30

Hill Family Estate – 6512 Washington, Yountville; 707 944-9580 open daily 10-6

Honig Vineyards – 850 rutherford rd, rutherford; 707 963-5618

open daily by appointment

Hope & Grace – 6540 Washington St, Yountville; 707 944-2500 Mon-Sat 10:30-5:30, Sun 11:30-4:30

Hopper Creek – 6204 Washington St, Yountville; 707 944-0675

open by appointment only

Hunnicutt Wines –3524 Silverado trail north, St. helena; 707 963-2911

open by appointment only

Ilona Howell Mountain –tasted at Burgess, 1108 Deer Park road, St. helena; 800 752-9463 open by appointment only

Inglenook – 1991 St. helena hwy, rutherford; 707 968-1161

open daily 10-5, appt recommended

J. Kirkwood Winery – 1020 Borrette lane, napa open by appointment only

James Cole – 5014 Silverado trail, napa; 707 251-9905

open by appointment only

James Creek – 2249 James creek rd, Pope Valley; 707 965-2646

open by appointment only

Jarvis Winery – 2970 Monticello rd, napa; 1-800-255-5280

open by appointment only

Jax –3468 hwy 128, calistoga; 415 446-9505 x102

open by appointment

Jericho Canyon Vnyd – 3322 old lawley toll rd, calistoga; 707 942-9665

open by appointment only

JEssuP CEllaRs – 6740 Washington St, Yountville; 707 944-8523 open daily 10-6

Art Exhibits; Call ahead for Food Pairings, last tasting at 5:30pm

Jocelyn Lonen Winery – napa; 1-800-255-5280

open by appointment only

John Anthony Vineyards – 1440 first Street, napa; 707 265-7711

open daily 10-2am

Joseph Phelps Vineyards – 200 taplin rd, St. helena; 707 963-2745 Mon-fri 9-5, Sat-Sun 10-4 by appointment

Judd’s hill – 2332 Silverado trail, napa; 707 255-2332 open daily by appointment only 10-4

Gift Items, Picnic Area, Children Welcomed

Juicebox – 45 enterprise ct, napa; 707 254-1212 open daily by appointment only 9-5

Juslyn – 2900 Spring Mountain rd, St. helena; 707 265-1804 (Poured at Silenus Vintners) Winery open by appointment only

Kapcsandy Family Winery – 1001 State lane, Yountville; 707 265-1804

open by appointment only

Keenan – 3660 Spring Mountain rd, St. helena; 707 963-9177

open by appointment only

Keever – 26 Vineyard View Dr, Yountville; 707 944-0910

open by appointment only

Kelham – 360 Zinfandel ln; St. helena; 707 963-2000

open by appointment only

Kelly Fleming Wines – 2339 Pickett rd, calistoga; 707 942-6849

open by appointment only

Kenefick Ranch – 1371 lincoln Ave, calistoga; 707 942-1004

thu-Mon 11- 5 & by appt

Kent Rasmussen – 1001 Silverado trail So, St. helena; 7070 963-5667

open by appointment only

Kenzo Estate – 3200 Monticello road, napa; 707 254-7572

open by appointment only

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Krupp Brothers – 3267 Soda canyon rd., napa; 707 259-1198

open by appointment

Kuleto Estate – 2470 Sage canyon rd, St. helena; 707 302-2209

open by appointment only

Ladera – 150 White cottage rd So, Angwin; 707 965-2445

open by appointment only

Laird Family Winery – 5055 Solano Ave., napa; 707 257-0360 open daily 10-5

Larkmead Vineyards – 1100 larkmead ln, calistoga; 707 942-0167 open daily by appointment only 10-4

Lava Vine – 965 Silverado trail, calistoga; 707 942-9500 open daily 10-5

Lindstrom – 5994 Silverado trail, napa; 707 226-6289

exclusive tastings by appoinment only

Lokoya – 7600 St. helena hwy, oakville; 707 948-1968

open by appointment only

Long Meadow Ranch & Farmstead – 738 Main St, St. helena; 707 963-4555 open daily 11-6

louis M. MaRtini – 254 St. helena hwy So. (hwy 29 ), St. helena; 707 968-3361 open daily 10-6

Gift Items; Call ahead for: Wine Tours at 11 & 2, Cellar Tours, Food Pairings

Luis Ochoa Family – 1307 lincoln Ave, calistoga; 707 341-6780

open by appointment only

Luna Vineyards – 2921 Silverado trail, napa; 707 255-2474 Mon-thu 11-4, fri-Sun 10-5

Madonna Estate Winery – 5400 old Sonoma rd, napa; 707 255-8864 open daily 10-5

Madrigal Vineyards – 3718 n. St. helena hwy, calistoga; 707 942-6577 open daily by appointment 10-4

MahonEy VinEyaRds – taste at oxbow, 708 first St, napa; 707 265-9600 Sun-thu 112-7

Gift Items, Art Exhibits, Children & Pets OK fri-Sat 12-9

Mario Perelli-Minetti – 1443 Silverado trail, St. helena; 707 963-8310 open thu-Sun 11-5

Marita’s Vineyard – napa; 707 259-5313

open by appointment only

Markham Vnyds – 2812 St. helena hwy 29, St. helena; 707 963-5292 open daily 11-5

Mark Herold Wines – 710 first St, napa; 707 256-3111

open by appointment only

Maroon Wines – napa; 707 257-3040

open by appointment only

Marston Family Vineyard – 3600 White Sulphur Springs rd, St. helena; 707 963-8490 open by appointment

Mason Cellars Oxbow Tasting Room – 7l4 first St, napa 707 255-0658 open thu-Mon 11-5:30

MatERRa – 1426 Main Street, St. helena; 707 244-4600

call for hours

Mayacamas Vineyards – 1155 lokoya rd, napa; 707 224-4030

open by appointment only

McKenzie-Mueller – 2530 las Amigas rd, napa; 707 252-0186

open by appointment only

MERRyValE VinEyaRds – 1000 Main St, St. helena; 707 963-7777 open daily 10-6:30

Gift Items, Art Exhibits, Children & Pets OK

Call ahead for: Wine Tours Sat & Sun at 10:30, Educational Programs, Food Pairings

Michael Mondavi Family – 1285 Dealy lane, napa; 707 256-2757 Mon-thu 12-5, fri-Sun 11-5

Midsummer Cellars– 771 Sage canyon rd, rutherford; 707 225-4367

open by appointment only

Milat Vineyards – 1091 St. helena hwy S, St. helena; 707 963-0758 open daily 10-5:30

Miner Family – 7850 Silverado trail, oakville; 707 944-9500 open daily 11-5

MJA – 647 greenfield rd, St. helena; 707 963-3394

open by appointment only

Modus Operandi Cellars – 45 enterprise ct, napa; 530 219-6199

open by appointment only

MontiCEllo VinEyaRds – 4242 Big ranch rd, napa; 707 253-2802 open daily 10-4:30

Gift Items, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for: Wine Tours, Food Pairings

Moss Creek Winery – 6015 Steele rd, napa; 707 252-1295

open by appointment

Mount Veeder Winery – Mt. Veeder; 707-967-3993

open by appointment only

MuMM naPa – 8445 Silverado trail, rutherford; 800 MUM-nAPA open daily 10-5, last seating 4:45

Gift Items, Art Exhibits, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Wine Tours

MurphyVineyards – 395 crane Ave, St. helena; 707 963-2516

open by appointment only

Myriad – St. helena; 707 287-1630

open by appointment only

naPa CEllaRs – 7481 St. helena hwy, oakville; 707 944-2565 open daily 10-6

Gift Items, Picnic Area, Children OK

Napa Valley Farms – 929 Main St, St. helena; 707 963-8011

open by appointment

Neal Family Vineyards – 716 liparita rd, Angwin; 707 965-2800

open by appointment

Newton Vineyards – 2555 Madrona Ave, St. helena; 707 963-9000

open by appointment

Neyers Vineyards– 2153 Sage canyon rd, St. helena; 707 963-8840

open by appointment

Nichelini Family – 2950 Sage canyon rd, St. helena; 707 963-0717

Weekends 10-5, weekdays by appointment

Nickel & Nickel – 8164 St. helena hwy, oakville; 707 967-9600

open daily by appointment

Nord Estate – Yountville; 707 945-1094

open by appointment only

O’Brien Estate – 1200 orchard Ave, napa; 707 252-8463 open by appointment Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5

O’Shaughnessy Estate – Angwin, 707 965-2898

open by appointment only

Oakville Ranch Vineyards– 7781 Silverado trail, napa; 707-944-9665

open by appointment

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Olabisi – 974 franklin St, napa; 707 257-7477 open daily 12-5:30

OnThEdge – 1255 lincoln Ave, calistoga; 877-668-4334 Sun-thu 10-5:30, fri-Sat 10-8

Opus One – 7900 St. helena hwy, oakville; 707 944-9442

open daily by appointment

Orin Swift Cellars – 1352 Main St, St. helena; 707 967-9179

open by appointment only

Outpost Estate Wines – Angwin; 707 965-1718

open by appointment only

Page Wine Cellars – 6505 Washington St., Suite 7, Yountville; 707 944-2339 Daily 10-6

– 520 california Blvd, #20, napa; 707 944-2339 open by appointment only

Palmaz Vineyards – 4029 hagen road, napa; 707 226-5587

open by appointment only

Paloma Vineyard – 4013 Spring Mountain rd, St. helena; 707 963-7504

open by appointment only

Paoletti Vineyards – 4501 Silverado trail, calistoga; 707 942-0689

open by appointment only

Paradigm – 1277 Dwyer rd, oakville; 707 944-1683

open by appointment

Paraduxx – 7257 Silverado trail, Yountville; 707 945-0890

open by appointment

PatZ & hall – 851 napa Valley corporate Way, Ste A, napa; 707 265-7700 open Wed-Sun 10-4

Peacock Family – 3100 Spring Mountain rd, St. helena; 707 967-0770

open by appointment

Pedemonte Cellars – 1620 S. Whitehall lane, St. helena; 707 933-8352

open by appointment only

PEJu – 8466 St. helena hwy, rutherford; 707 963-3600 open daily 10-6

Peter Franus Wine Company – napa; 707 945-0542

open by appointment only

Pheonix – 3175 Dry creek road, napa; 877 374-6364

By advance appointment only

Phifer Pavitt Winery – 4660 Silverado trail, calistoga; 707 942-4787 tastings by appointment Mon-Sat 11 & 1

Piña Napa Valley – 8060 Silverado trail, rutherford; 707 738-9328 open daily by appointment 10-4

Pine Ridge – 5901 Silverado trail, napa; 707 252-9777 open daily 10:30-4:30

PlumpJack Winery – 620 oakville crossroad, oakville; 707 945-1220 open daily 10-4

PoPE VallEy WinERy

Estabished in 1897. Experience 40 acres of history.

Turn left and go back 100 years!

open daily, 11 am to 5 pm

6613 Pope Valley road, Pope Valley

707-965-1246 • www.popevalleywinery.com

Porter Family Vineyards – napa; 707 265-7980

open by appointment only

PRagER WinERy & PoRt WoRKs – 1281 lewelling, St. helena; 707 963-Port (7678) open daily 10:30-4:30

Pride Mountain Wines – 4026 Spring Mountain rd, St. helena; 707 963-4949

open by appointment

PRoVEnanCE – 1695 St. helena hwy, St. helena; 707 968-3633 open daily 10-5

Quintessa – 1601 Silverdo trail, St. helena; 707 967-1601

open by appointment

Quixote – 6126 Silverado trail, napa; 707 944-2659

open by appointment

RayMond VinEyaRd – 849 Zinfandel ln, St. helena; 707 963-3141 open daily 10-4

Gift Items, Children OK; Call ahead for Wine Tours

RaZi WinERy

With a boutique-winery touch, on the Silverado Trail…

“Everything we know is in the bottle.”

Schedule a tasting daily 10:30 am to 5:30 pm

3108 Silverado trail, napa Valley • (707) 224-4299

REata – 1 Kirkland ranch road, napa; 707 254-8673 open daily 9-5

Regusci Winery – 5584 Silverado trail, napa; 707 254-0403 open daily 10-5

Relic – St. helena; 707 967-9380

open by appointment only

Revana Family – 2930 St. helena hwy, St. helena; 707 967-8814

open by appointment

Reverie Winery – 1250 Diamond Mtn rd, calistoga; 707 942-6800

open by appointment

REynolds FaMily – 3266 Silverado trail, napa; 707 258-2558 open daily 10-5

Rios Wine – 1334-B lincoln Ave, calistoga; 707 942-1376 open daily 10:30-6:30

Ritchie Creek – 4024 Spring Mountain rd, St. helena; 707 963-4661

open by appointment

Road 31 Wine Co – napa; 707 649-1200

open by appointment only

Robert Biale – 4038 Big ranch rd, napa; 707 257-7555

open by appointment

Robert Craig Winery – 625 imperial Way, napa; 707 252-2250 x1 open by appointment Mon-Sat 10-4

Robert Keenan – 3660 Spring Mtn. rd, St. helena; 707 963-9177

open by appointment

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Robert Mondavi – 7801 St. helena hwy 29, oakville; 707 968-2001 open daily 10-5

Robert Sinskey Vnyds – 6320 Silverado trail, Yountville; 707 944-9090 open daily 10-4:30

Robinson Family Vnyds – 5880 Silverado trail, napa; 707 944-8004

open by appointment

RoMBauER VinEyaRd – 3522 Silverado trail, no, St. helena; 707 963-5170 open daily 10-5

Round Pond Winery – 886 rutherford rd, rutherford; 1-888-302-2575

By appointment

Rudd Winery – 500 oakville cross rd, oakville; 707 944-8577

open tues-Sat by appointment

Ruston Family – 2798 Spring St, St. helena; 707 967-8025

open by appointment

Rustridge Ranch – 2910 lower chiles Valley rd, St. helena; 707 965-9353

open by appointment

Rutherford Grove – 1673 St. helena hwy, rutherford; 707 963-0544 open daily 10-4:30

RuthERFoRd hill – 200 rutherford hill rd, rutherford; 707 963-1871 open daily 10-5

Rutherford Ranch – 1680 Silverado trail, rutherford; 707 968-3200 open daily 10-4:30

Saddleback Cellars – 7802 Money road, oakville; 707 944-1305 open daily by appointment 10-4

Saintsbury – 1500 los carneros Ave, napa; 707 252-0592

open Mon-Sat by appointment

Salvestrin Vineyard – 397 Main Street, St. helena; 707 963-5105

open by appointment

Saviez Vineyards – 4060 Silverado trail, calistoga; 707 942-5889

open by appointment

Savour Saint Helena – 649 Main St, St. helena; 707 968-5445 open daily 10-8

Sawyer Cellars – 8350 St. helena hwy, rutherford; 707 963-1980

open by appointment only

School House Vineyards – 3549 langtry rd, St. helena; 707 963-4240

open by appointment

Schramsberg – 1400 Schramsberg rd, calistoga; 707 942-2414 open daily by appointment 10-4

Schweiger Vineyards – 4015 Spring Mt rd, St. helena; 707 963-4882

open by appointment

Sciandri Family – 50 Kreuse canyon rd, coombsville/napa; 707 277-4999 x3

open by appointment only

Seavey Vineyard – 1310 conn Valley rd, St. helena; 707 963-8339

open by appointment

sEQuoia gRoVE – 8338 St. helena hwy 29, rutherford; 707 944-2945 open daily 10:30-5

Gift Items, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for: Wine Tours, Food Pairings

Shafer Vineyards – 6154 Silverado trail, napa; 707 944-2877

open by appointment

Sherwin Family – 4060 Spring Mountain rd, St. helena; 707 963-1154

open by appointment

Signorello Vineyards – 4500 Silverado trail, napa; 707 255-5990

fri-Sun 10-5, Mon-thu by appointment

Silenus Vintners – 5225 Solano Ave, napa; 707 299-3930

open by appointment only

Silver Oak Cellars – 915 oakville crossroad, oakville; 1-800-273-8809 open Mon-Sat 9-5, Sun 11-5

Silverado Trail Wine Studio – 3105 Silverado trail, napa; 707 226-8569

fri & Sat 11-4, thu-tue by appt

Silverado Vineyards – 6121 Silverado trail, napa; 707 257-1770 open daily 10-5

Sky Vineyards – 1500 lokoya rd, napa; 707 935-1391

open by appointment

Smith Madrone – 4022 Spring Mountain rd, St. helena; 707 963-2283

open by appointment

Sodaro Estate – 24 Blue oak lane, napa; 707 812-4848

open by appointment

soMERston RanCh tasting RooM – 6490 Washington, Yountville; 707 944-8200 Daily 10am-10pm

soMERston VinEyaRds – 3450 Sage canyon rd, St. helena; 707 944-8414 Daily 10-4

Spelletich Cellars – 425 gateway rd W, napa; 707 363-5757

open by appointment

Spottswoode – 1902 Madrona Ave, St. helena; 707 963-0134

open by appointment

Spring Mountain – 2805 Spring Mtn. rd, St. helena; 707 967-4188

open by appointment

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St. Helena Wine Center – 1321 Main St, St. helena; 707 963-1313 Mon-Sat 10-6, Sun 10-5

St. Helena Winery – 100 Pratt Ave, St. helena; 707 967-9463

open by appointment

st. suPéRy EstatE VinEyaRds & WinERy – 8440 St. helena hwy, rutherford; 800 942-0809 open daily 10-5

Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars – 5766 Silverado trail, napa; 707 944-2020 open daily 10-4:30

Stagecoach Vineyard – 3267 Soda canyon rd., napa; 707 259-1198

open by appointment

Staglin Family – 1570 Bella oaks ln, rutherford; 707 944-0477

open by appointment

Stags’ Leap Winery – 6150 Silverado trail, napa; 1-800-395-2441

By advance appointment only

stERling VinEyaRds – 1111 Dunaweal lane, calistoga; 707 942-3344 Mon-fri 10:30-5

Self-Guided Winery Tours, Gift Items, Children OK Sat-Sun 10-5

Stoneheath Winery – napa; 707 257-0701

open by appointment

Stonehedge Winery – 1004 clinton St, napa; 707 256-4444 tue-thu 12-6, fri-Sat 12-8

Stony Hill Vineyard – call for directions,St. helena; 707 963-2636

open Mon-fri 9-5 by appt only

Storybook Mountain – 3835 hwy 128, calistoga; 707 942-5310

open by appointment

Sullivan Vineyard – 1090 galleron rd, rutherford; 707 963-9646

open daily 10-5 by appointment

suMMERs EstatE – 1171 tubbs lane, calistoga; 707 942-5508 open daily 10:30-4:30

Gift Items, Picnic Area, Art Exhibits, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Food Pairings

Summit Lake – 2000 Summit lake Dr, Angwin; 707 965-2488

open by appointment

suttER hoME WinERy – 277 St. helena hwy S, St. helena; 707 963-3104 open daily 10-5

Gift Items, Art Exhibits, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Food Pairings

Swanson Vineyards – 1271 Manley ln, rutherford; 707 967-3500

open by appointment

Tallulah Wines – 1043 Vallejo St, napa; 707 843-1823

open by appointment

Tamber Bey Vnyds – 1234 Adams St, St. helena; 707 968-5345 open daily 10-6

tastE at oXBoW – 708 first Street, napa/ 707 265-9600 Sun, Mon, Wed, thu, Sat 12-6, fri 12-8

Tasting Room, The – at the napa Wine co, 40 St. helena hwy, oakville; 707 848-9630 open daily 10-4:30

Taylor Family Vineyards –5991 Silverado trail, napa; 707 255-3593

open by appointment

Tayson Pierce Estate Wines – 699 S. St. helena hwy, St. helena; 707 968-9780

By appointment only

Teachworth – 4451 St. helena hwy, calistoga; 707 942-8432

open by appointment

Tedeschi Family Winery – 2779 grant St. calistoga; 707 337-5526

tue-Sun 12-4:30 by appointment only

Terra Valentine – 3787 Spring Mountain rd, St. helena; 707 967-8340

open by appointment

The Terraces – 1450 Silverado trail, St. helena; 707 963-1707

open by appointment

Tofanelli Family – 1212 Pine St, calistoga; 707 942-6504

open by appointment only

Tom Eddy – 3870 hwy 128, calistoga; 707 942-4267

open by appointment

Toolbox Wine Co. – 1021 McKinstry St, napa; 707 257-6796 open daily 11-7

Tournesol Wine – napa; 707 287-7557

open by appointment only

Trahan Winery – 974 franklin St, napa; 707 257-7477 open daily 11-6

Trefethen Vineyards – 1160 oak Knoll Ave, napa; 707 255-7700 open daily 10-4:30

Tres Sabores – 1620 S. Whitehall lane, St. helena; 707 967-8027

open by appointment

Trespass Vineyard – 1859 hillview Place, St. helena; 707 963-0804

open by appointment

Trinchero Family Estates – 3070 n. St. helena hwy, St. helena; 1-800-473-4454 open daily 10-5

Trinitas Cellars – at the Meritage resort, 875 Bordeaux Way, napa; 707 251-3012 open daily 11-7

Tristant – 1012 Bale ln, calistoga; 707 942-0600

open by appointment

Truchard – 3234 old Sonoma rd, napa; 707 253-7153

open by appointment

Tudal Winery – 1015 Big tree rd, St. helena; 707 963-3947

open by appointment

Tulocay – 1426 coombsville rd, napa; 707 255-4064

open by appointment

tuRnBull WinE CEllaRs – 8210 highway 29, oakville; 707 963-5839 open daily 10-5

Twomey Cellars – 1183 Dunaweal lane, calistoga; 800-505-4850 open Mon-Sat 9-5, Sun 11-5

Ubuntu Annex – tasting room, 1130 Main St, napa; 707 251-5656 Mon-Wed 12-6, thu-fri 12-8, Sat-Sun 11-8 by appt

Uncorked at Oxbow – 605 first St, napa; 707 927-5864 open daily 12-8

Up Valley Vintners – 1371 lincoln Ave, calistoga; 707 942-1004 thu-Sat 11-8, Sun, Mon 11-6, tue & Wed 12-5

V Madrone – 3169 St. helena hwy n, St. helena; 707 963-3573

open by appointment

V Wine Cellars – 6525 Washington St, Yountville; 707 531-7053 open daily 10-7

V. sattui WinERy – corner hwy 29 & White ln, St. helena; 707 963-7774 open daily 9-6 (Winter hours till 5)

Picnic Area, Deli, Art Exhibits, Children & Pets OK, Cave Tours

Van Der Heyden – 4057 Silverado trail, napa; 707 257-0130

open daily 10-6 by appointment

Varozza Vineyards – 514 Pratt Ave, St. helena; 707 963-0331

open by appointment only

Velo Vino – pour clif Wines, 709 Main St, St. helena; 707 968-0625 open daily 10-6

Venge – 4708 Silverado trail, napa; 707 942-9100

Wed-Sun by appointment only

Verismo Wines – 100 rapp ln, napa; 707 944 Wine (9463)

open by appointment only

Vermeil – 1255 lincoln Ave, calistoga; 877-668-4334 Sun-thu 10-5:30, fri-Sat 10-8

Viader Winery – 1120 Deer Park rd, Deer Park; 707 963-3816 ext. 110

open by advance appointment

Vinoce & Twenty Rows – 880 Vallejo Street, napa; 707 265-7750

tue-Sat 11-5, Sun & Mon by appt

Vincent Arroyo Winery – 2361 greenwood Ave, calistoga; 707 942-6995

open daily 10-4:30 by appointment

Vine Cliff Winery – 7400 Silverado trail, Yountville; 707 944-1364

open daily 10-5 by appointment

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Vineyard 29 – 2929 St helena hwy, St. helena; 707 963-9292

open by appointment

Vineyard 7 & 8 – 4028 Spring Mountain road, St. helena; 707 963.9425

Mon-fri 10-2 by appointment

VinRoc – napa; 707 265-0943

open by appointment

Vintner’s Collective – 1245 Main St, napa; 707 255-7150 open daily 11-6

Volker Eisele Family – 3080 lower chiles Valley rd, St. helena; 707 965-9485

open by appointment only

Volta Wine– 3108 Silverado trail, Yountville; 707 501-4060

open by appointment only

Von Strasser – 1510 Diamond Mtn. rd, calistoga; 707 942-0930 open by appointment 10:30-4:30

W. H. Smith– 1307 lincoln Avenue, Suite B, calistoga; 707 942-1194 Sun, Mon, tue, thu 10-5, fri-Sat 10-6:30

WatERstonE – taste at oxbow, 708 first St, napa; 707 265-9600 Sun-thu 12-7, fri-Sat 12-9

Gift Items, Art Exhibits, Children OK

Waugh Cellars – napa; 888-883-Wine (9463)

open by appointment only

Wermuth Winery – 3942 Silverado trail, calistoga; 707 942-5924

open ralph is there

Whetstone Wine Cellars – tasted at Ubuntu Annex 1130 Main Street, napa; 707 254-0600 open by appointment

White Cottage Ranch – 555 college Ave, Angwin; 707 965-0516 open by appointment 10-5

WhitEhall lanE – 1563 St. helena hwy S. (hwy 29), St. helena; 800-963-9454 x 19 open daily 10-5:45

Gift Items, Art Exhibits, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Barrel Tasting Tours

White Rock Vineyard – napa

open by appointment only

William Cole Vnyds – 2849 Saint helena hwy north, St. helena; 707 963-6100

open by appointment only

William Harrison Vnyrds – 1443 Silverado trail, St. helena; 707 963-8310 open daily 11-5

WilliaM hill EstatE WinERy – 1761 Atlas Peak road, napa; 707 265-3024 open daily 10-5 by appt

Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Vineyard Tours, Educational Programs

Wine Garage – 1020 foothill Blvd (hwy 29), calistoga; 707 942-5332 open Wed-Sat 11-6

Wineries of Napa Valley – 1285 napa town center, napa; 707 253-9450 Mon-tue 11-7, Wed-thu 11-6, fri-Sat 10-9, Sun 11-7

Wing Canyon Vineyard – 3100 Mt. Veeder rd, napa; 707 265-8798

open by appointment only

Witt Estate – 1500 Whitehall ln, St. helena; 707 967-8046

open by appointment

X Winery – 1405 2nd Street, napa; 707 204-9522

open by appointment only

Yates Family Vineyard – 3104 redwood rd, napa; 707-226-1800

open daily by appointment only

Young Ridge Estate – 1200 thompson Ave, napa; 707 265-8400

open by appointment only

Z-52 – Poured at taste at oxbow, 708 first St, napa; 707 265-9600 Sun-thu 11-6, fri-Sat 11-9

Zahtila Vineyards – 2250 lake county hwy; calistoga; 707 942-9251 Daily 10-4:30

Zd WinEs – 8383 Silverado trail, rutherford; 707 963-5188 open daily 10-4:30

Gift items, Children OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Wine Pairings

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A. Rafanelli Winery – 4685 W. Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-1385 open by appointment only

Acorn Winery – 12040 old redwood hwy, healdsburg; 707 433-6440

open by appointment only

Adobe Road Winery – 1995 S. McDowell Blvd, Petaluma; 707 939-7967 open by appointment only

– 481 1st Street, Sonoma; 707 939-9099 Daily 11-7

Adrian Fog – healdsburg; 707 431-1174

open by appointment only

Akoma Zoume – 3030 cavedale rd, glen ellen; 707 996-1787

open by appointment only

Albini Family Vineyards – 886 Jensen ln, Windsor; 707 838-9249

open by appointment only

aldERBRooK WinERy 2306 Magnolia, healdsburg; 800 405-5987 open daily 10-5

Gift items, Picnic Area, Art Exhibits, Children OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Food Pairings

Alexander Valley Vineyards – 8644 hwy 128, healdsburg; 707 433-7209 open daily 10-5

Amista Vineyards – 3320 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 431-9200 open daily 11-4:30

aMoRosa BElla – at cellars of Sonoma: 133 4th St, Santa rosa; 707 578-1826 Sun-Wed 10-8:30, thu-Sat 10-10

Amphora Wines – 4791 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 431-7767 open daily 11-4:30

Anaba Wines – 60 Bonneau rd, Sonoma; 707 996-4188 open daily 10:30-5:30

Arbios/Praxis – Poured at locals: geyserville Ave & hwy 128, geyserville; 707 857-4900 open daily 11-6

Archipel – 4611 thomas rd, healdsburg; 800-273-0177 open by appointment Mon-Sat 10-5

Arista Winery – 7015 Westside rd, healdsburg; 707 473-0606 open daily 11-5

aRMida WinERy – 2201 Westside road, healdsburg; 707 433-2222 open daily 11-5

Gift items, Children OK; Call ahead for Food Pairings

Arnot-Roberts – healdsburg; 707 433-2400

open by appointment only

Arrowood Vineyards & Winery – 14347 Sonoma hwy 12, glen ellen; 707 935-2600 open daily 10-4:30

Atascadero Creek – 4114 ross road, Sebastopol; 707 824-8204

open by appointment only

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Audelssa Estate Winery– 13750 Arnold Dr, glen ellen; 707 933-8514 open daily 11-5

Balletto – 5700 occidental rd, Santa rosa; 707 568-2455 open daily 10-5

B. R. Cohn WinERy – 15000 Sonoma hwy 12, glen ellen; 800-330-4064 open daily 10-5

Gift items, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call for: Tours, Educational Programs, Wine Pairings

B Wise Vnyds – 9077 Sonoma highway, Kenwood; 707 282-9169 Wed-Sun 10:30-5

Bartholomew Park – 1000 Vineyard ln., Sonoma; 707 935-9511 open daily 11-4:30

Battaglini Wines – 2948 Piner rd, Santa rosa; 707 578-4091

open by appointment only

Bedarra Vineyards – Poured at locals: geyserville Ave & hwy 128, geyserville; 707 857-4900 open daily 11-6

Bella Vnyds & Wine Caves – 9711 West Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 473-9171 open daily 11-4:30

Benovia Winery – 3339 hartman rd, Santa rosa; 707 526-4441

open by appointment only

Benziger Family Winery – 1883 london ranch rd, glen ellen; 888 490-2739 open daily 10-5

Bluenose Wines – Poured at hudson Street Wineries, 428 hudson Street, healdsburg; 707 433-2364 open daily 11-5

Blue Rock Vineyards – cloverdale; 707 481-0867

open by appointment only

Bonneau Family – carneros Deli, 23001 Arnold Dr, Sonoma; 800-996-0420

open daily 11-6:30 (5 in winter)

Branham Estate – Poured at Downtown Wine: 132 Plaza St, healdsburg; 707 473-0337 thu 11-6, fri-Sat 11-7, Sun 11-5

Brutocao Cellars – Poured at Sonoma enoteca: 35 e napa St; 707 935-1200

Wed-Mon 11-6, tue seasonal

BRYTER Estates – 25 east napa St, Suite e, Sonoma; 707 501-8272 tues-Sun 11-6

Bucklin Old Hill Ranch – 8 old hill ranch rd; glen ellen 707 933-1726

open by appointment only

Buena Vista Winery – 18000 old Winery rd, Sonoma; 707 265-1472 open daily 10-5

C. Donatiello – Poured at Vin couture: 322 healdsburg Ave c, healdsburg; 707 431-1011 open by appointment only

Cahill Winery – 4950 ross rd, Sebastopol; 707 823-1335 Mon-fri 9-4, Sat-Sun 10-5

Camellia Cellars – 57 front St., healdsburg; 707 433-1290 open daily 11-6

Captûre – healdsburg; 707 395-0457

open by appointment only

Carol Shelton – 3354-B coffey ln, Santa rosa; 707 575-3441 open by appointment, 11-4

Cass Winery – Poured at family Wineries – Kenwood: 9380 Sonoma hwy 12; 888-433-6555 open daily 10:30-5

CEllaR dooR – 1395 Broadway, Sonoma; 707 938-4466 thu-Mon 11-6, tue-Wed 4-6

CEllaRs oF sonoMa – 133 fourth Street, Santa rosa; 707 578-1826 Sun-Wed 10-8:30, thu-Sat 10-10

Chalk Hill – 10300 chalk hill rd, healdsburg; 707 657-4837 open daily 10-4

ChandEllE WinERy – at the cellar Door: 1395 Broadway, Sonoma; 707 938-4466 thu-Mon 11-6, tue & Wed 4-6

ChaRlEs CREEK VinEyaRd – 483 first St. W., Sonoma; 707 935-3848 open daily 11-6

Charles Heintz – Sebastopol; 877 874-3852

open by appointment only

Chasseur – Sebastopol; 707 829-1941 open by appointment fri 10 & 2

Chateau Diana – 6195 Dry creek road, healdsburg; 707 431-8161 open daily 11-5

Chateau Felice – 322 healdsburg Avenue, healdsburg; 707 431-8161 thu-Sun 11-10

ChatEau st. JEan WinERy

VOTED ‘BEST TASTING ROOM’

Enjoy Acclaimed Gardens • Gourmet Picnic Fare • Wines by the Glass

2 for 1 Tasting in the Visitor Center with this ad

8555 Sonoma highway, Kenwood

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Christie Vineyards – 851 limerick lane, healdsburg; 707 431-0662

open by appointment only

ChRistoPhER CREEK – 641 limerick ln, healdsburg; 707 433-2001 open daily 11-5

Picnic Area

Clarbec – 19368 orange Ave, Sonoma; 707 996-4012

open by appointment only

Clary Ranch – 3461 Middle two rock rd, Petaluma; 707 766-7466

open by appointment only

Claypool Cellars – 6761 Sebastopol Ave, Ste 500 , Sebastopol; 707 861-9358

Sat-Sun 1-5 or by appt

ClinE CEllaRs – 24737 Arnold Drive, Sonoma; 707 940-4000 open daily 10-6

Gift items, Picnic Area, Children OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours at 11, 1, 3 or Food Pairings

Clos du Bois – 19410 geyserville Ave, geyserville; 707 857-3100 open daily 10-4:30

Clouds Rest Vineyards – Petuluma; 707 765-0841

open by appointment only

Collier Falls – Poured at family Wineries – Kenwood: 9380 Sonoma hwy 12,Kenwood; 888-433-6555 open daily 10:30-5

Poured at family Wineries – Dry creek Valley: 4791 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-0100 10:30-4:30

CoMPass Wines– Poured at Sonoma enoteca: 35 e napa St; 707 935-1200

Wed-Mon 11-6, tue seasonal

Copain Wines – 7800 eastside rd, healdsburg; 707 836-8822

open thu-Sun 11-5 or by appt

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Corda – 845 chileno Valley rd, Petaluma; 707 781-9310

open by appointment only

Coturri Winery – 6725 enterprise rd, geln ellen; 707 525-9125

open by appointment only

D & L Carinalli Vineyards – 2900 llano rd, Santa rose; 707 795-7052

open by appointment only

D’Argenzio – 1301 clevelend Ave, Ste A, Santa rosa; 707 280-4658 open daily 11-5

Dashe Cellars – Poured at family Wineries – Dry creek Valley: 4791 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-0100 10:30-4:30

Da Vero – 766 Westside rd, healdsburg; 707 431-8000 Wed-Mon 10-5

David Coffaro – 7485 Dry creek rd, geyserville; 707 433-9715 open daily 11-4

David Noyes – Poured at family Wineries – Kenwood: 9380 Sonoma hwy 12; 888-433-6555 open daily 10:30-5

Davis Family Vnyds – 52 front St, healdsburg; 707 433-3858 thu-Sun 11-4:30

Deerfield Ranch – 10200 Sonoma highway, Kenwood; 707 833-5215 open daily 10:30-4:30

Dehlinger – 4101 Vine hill rd, Sebastopol; 707 823-2378

Jan-Aug by appointment, fridays only

De La Montanya – 999 foreman ln., healdsburg; 707 433-3711

open daily 11-4:30t

Del Carlo – 4939 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 484-2430

open by appointment only

dE loaCh Vnyds – 1791 olivet road, Santa rosa; 707 526-9111 open daily 10-5

dE loRiMiER WinERy (formerly Mosaic)– 2001 hwy 128, geyserville; 800 546-7718 open daily 10:30-5

Gift items, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK

Deux Amis – 602 limerick ln, healdsburg; 707 431-7945

open by appointment only

Downtown Wine Cellars – 132 Plaza St, healdsburg; 707 473-0337 thu 11-6, fri-Sat 11-7, Sun 11-5

Draxton Wines – 4001 hwy 128, geyserville; 707 857-3300 open daily 10:30-5

dREyER WinE – Poured at Sonoma enoteca: 35 e napa St, Sonoma; 707 935-1200

Wed-Mon 11-6, tue seasonal

Dry Creek Vineyards – 3770 lambert Bridge rd, healdsburg; 707 433-1000 open daily 10:30-4:30

Duchamp Estate – 280 chiquita rd, healdsburg; 707 433-6665

open by appointment only

dunah VinEyaRds – at cellars of Sonoma: 133 4th St, Santa rosa; 707 578-1876 Sun-Wed 10-8:30, thu-Sat 10-10

Dutch Bill Creek – Sebastopol; 877 874-3852

open by appointment only

dutChER CRossing – 8533 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 431-2700 open daily 11-5

Gift items, Picnic Area, Children OK; Call ahead for Winery Tours

Dutton Estate – 8757 green Valley rd; Sebastopol; 707 829-9463 open daily 10-5

Dutton-Goldfield– 3100 grevenstein highway north, Sebastopol; 707-827-3600 open daily 10-4:30

Edmeades Tasting Room– 20 Matheson St, healdsburg; 800 994-2454 open daily 10:30-5:30

Ehret Winery – Poured at locals: geyserville Ave & hwy 128, geyserville; 707 857-4900 open daily 11-6

Enkidu Wine – 8910 Sonoma hwy. 12, Kenwood; 707 833-6100 open daily 12-6

Eric K. James – 452 first Street e, Sonoma Plaza; 707 996-1364

Wed-Sun 11-5 or by appointment

Eric Kent Wine Cellars – Santa rosa ; 707 527-9700

nov 15 -Aug 15 by appt

ERiC Ross – 14300 Arnold Dr, glen ellen; 707 939-8525 open daily 11-5

Poured at locals: geyserville Ave & hwy 128, geyserville; 707 857-4900 open daily 11-6

Everett Ridge – 435 W. Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-1637 open daily 10-5

Family Wineries of Dry Creek Valley – 4791 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-0100 open daily 10:30-4:30

Family Wineries – Kenwood – 9380 Sonoma hwy. 12; 888 433-6555 Mar-Dec 10:30-5, Jan-feb closed tu-We

FaVERo Vnyds – 3939 lovall Valley rd, Sonoma; 707 935-3939

open by appointment only

– Poured at Sonoma enoteca: 35 e napa St; 707 935-1200 Wed-Mon 11-6, tue seasonal

FERRaRi-CaRano

VinEyaRds and WinERy

Taste World-Class Wines • Stroll Acres of Lush Gardens

Tours and Private Tastings by Appointment

2 for 1 Classic Wines Tasting with this ad

8761 Dry creek road, healdsburg • ferrari-carano.com • 707-433-6700

FERRaRi-CaRano sEasons oF thE VinEyaRd

113 Plaza St, healdsburg; 707 431-2222 tue-Sun 11-6

Field Stone Winery – 10075 hwy 128, healdsburg; 707 433-7266 open daily 10-5

Fisher Vineyards – 6200 St.helena rd; 707 539-7511

open by appointment only

Flowers Vineyard & Winery – 28500 Seaview rd, cazadero; 707 847-3661x32

open by appointment

Foggy Valley – Poured at locals: geyserville Ave & hwy 128, geyserville; 707 857-4900 open daily 11-6

Folk Machine – Poured at Downtown Wine: 132 Plaza St, healdsburg; 707 473-0337 thu 11-6, fri-Sat 11-7, Sun 11-5

Foppiano Vineyards – 12707 old redwood hwy, healdsburg; 707 433-7272 open daily 11-5

Forchini Vineyards – 5141 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 431-8886

fri-Sun 11-4:30, Mon-thur by appt

Forth Vnyds – Poured at family Wineries – Dry creek Valley: 4791 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-0100 10:30-4:30

Foyt FaMily WinEs – Poured at Meadowcroft Wine:, 23574 Arnold Dr/hwy 121, Sonoma; 707 934-4090 open daily 11-6

Francis Ford Coppola – 300 Via Archimedes, geyserville; 707 857-1400 open daily 11-6

Freeman Winery – 1300 Montgomery rd, Sebastopol; 707 823-6937

open by appointment only

Freestone Vineyards – 12747 el camino Bodega, freestone; 707 874-1010 Daily 11-5

Frick – 23072 Walling road, geyserville; 707 857-1980

Sat-Sun 12-4:30 (Summers fri)

FRitZ WinERy – 24691 Dutcher creek rd, cloverdale; 707 894-3389 open daily 10:30-4:30

Gift items, Picnic Area, Children OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Wine Pairings

Gann Family – Poured at cellars of Sonoma: 133 4th St, Santa rosa; 707 578-1876 Sun-Wed 10-8:30, thu-Sat 10-10

Garden Creek Ranch– 2335 geysers rd, geyserville; 707 433-8345

open by appointment only

Gary Farrell Wines – 10701 Westside rd, healdsburg;707 473-2909 open daily 10:30-4:30

Geyser Peak Winery – At canyon rd, 22281 chianti rd, geyserville; 707 857-2500 open daily 10-5

Glen Lyon Vineyards – Sonoma; 707 833-0032 open daily 11-6

gloRia FERRER CaVEs & Vnyds – 23555 hwy 121, Sonoma; 707 996-7256 open daily 10-5

Gift items, Picnic Area, Art Exhibit; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Educational Programs, Food Pairings

Gofessel Vineyards – 20838 Burndale road, Sonoma; 415 225-6801

open by appointment only

Göpfrich – 7564 W. Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-1645

open by appointment only

Gourmet Au Bay – 913 hwy 1, Bodega Bay; 707 875-9875 fri-Sat 11-8, Sun-thu 11-7

Graton Ridge – 3561 gravenstein hwy n, Sebastopol; 707 823-3040 fri-Mon 10-4:30

Gunfighter – Poured at locals: geyserville Ave & hwy 128, geyserville; 707 857-4900 open daily 11-6

Gundlach Bundschu – 2000 Denmark St, Sonoma; 707 938-5277 open daily 11-4:30

guERRERo FERnandEZ – at cellar Door: 1395 Broadway, Sonoma; 707 938-4466 thu-Mon 11-6, tue & Wed 4-6

Gustafson Family – 9100 Stewarts Point Skaggs Springs road, geyserville; 707 433-2371

Sat 10-4 or by appt

Hanna Winery – 9280 hwy 128, healdsburg; 707 431-4310 open daily 10-4

5353 occidental rd, Santa rosa; 707 575-3371 open daily 10-4

Hanzell Vineyards – 18596 lomita Avenue, Sonoma; 707 996-3860

open by appointment only

Hartford Family Winery – 8075 Martinelli road, forestville; 707 887-8011 open daily 10-4:30

Hart‘s Desire – Poured at Waterfront tasting rm: 53 front St, healdsburg; 707 433-3097 thu-Mon 11-5

Harvest Moon Estate – 2192 olivet rd, Santa rosa; 707 573-8711 open daily 10-5

Hauck Cellars – 223 center St, healdsbug; 707 473-9065

Mon-thu 11:30-4:30, fi-Sun 11:30-5, closed Wed

Hawkes Wine – 6734 hwy. 128, healdsburg; 707 433-4295 open daily 10-5

Hawkes Wine Tasting Rm – 383 1st Street West, Sonoma; 707 938-7620 open daily 12-6

Hawley Wines – 6387 W Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 431-2705

open by appointment only

Haywood Winery – 25 east napa St, Ste c; 707 933-3001 open daily 11-6

Highway 12 Winery – 498 first St. e, Sonoma; 707 938-8091 open daily 10:30-5:30

hKg EstatE WinEs – 13647 Arnold Drive, glen ellen; 707 938-7622 thu-Sun 11-6

Hobo – Poured at Downtown Wine: 132 Plaza St, healdsburg; 707 473-0337 thu 11-6, fri-Sat 11-7, Sun 11-5

Holdredge – 51 front St, healdsburg; 707 431-1424

Sat-Sun 11-4:30 or by appt

Homewood Winery – 23120 Burndale rd, Sonoma; 707 996-6353 open daily 10-4

Hook and Ladder – 2134 olivet rd, Santa rosa; 707 526-2255 open daily 10-4:30

hoP Kiln WinERy

hKg EstatE WinEs

honoring the Past, handcrafting the future

2 for 1 wine tasting offer with this ad

6050 Westside road, healdsburg

(707) 433-6491, hopKilnWinery.com

Hudson Street Wineries – 428 hudson Street, healdsburg; 707 433-2364 open daily 11-5

Icaria Creek Winery – 27750 Asti rd, cloverdale; 707 486-9623

open by appointment only

il CuoRE – Poured at Sonoma enoteca: 35 e napa St; 707 935-1200

Wed-Mon 11-6, tue seasonal

Imagery Estate – 14355 hwy 12, glen ellen; 707 935-4515 Weekdays 10-4:30, Weekends 10-5:30

Inman Family – 3900 Piner road, Santa rosa; 707 293-9576

fri -Sun 11-4 or by appt.

Inspiration Vnyds & Winery –3360 coffey ln Suite e, Santa rosa; 707 237-4980 open daily 11-4:30

Iron Horse – 9786 ross Station rd, Sebastopol; 707 887-1507 open daily 10-4:30

J Keverson – Poured at Waterfront tasting rm: 53 front St, healdsburg; 707 433-3097 thu-Mon 11-5

J Lynne Wines – Poured at Vine tastings: 9058 Windsor rd, Windsor; 707 620-0833 Mon-fri 12-8pm, late weekends

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J Rickards Winery – 24505 chianti rd, cloverdale; 707 758-3441 tue-Sat 11-4

J Vineyard & Winery – 11447 old redwood hwy, healdsburg; 707 431-3646 open daily 11-5

JaCuZZi VinEyaRds – 24724 Arnold Drive, Sonoma; 707 931-7575 open daily 10-5:30

JaMEs FaMily – Poured at cellars of Sonoma: 133 4th St, Santa rosa; 707 578-1876 Sun-Wed 10-8:30, thu-Sat 10-10

JaQK CEllaRs – Poured at Sonoma enoteca: 35 e napa St; 707 935-1200

Wed-Mon 11-6, tue seasonal

JCB tasting RooM & WinE BaR – 320 center St, healdsburg; 707 473-9707 Sun-Wed 10:30-5:30, thu-Sat 10:30-9

Johnson’s Alexander Valley Wines – 8333 hwy 128, healdsburg; 707 433-2319 open daily 11-4

John Tyler Wines – 4353 Westside rd, healdsburg; 707 473-0123 open daily 10:30-5

Jordan – 1474 Alexander Valley rd, healdsburg; 707 431-5250

open by appointment only

JosEPh JEWEll – Poured at cellars of Sonoma: 133 4th St, Santa rosa; 707 578-1876 Sun-Wed 10-8:30, thu-Sat 10-10

Joseph Swan Winery – 2916 laguna rd, forestville; 707 573-3747 Sat, Sun & some holidays, 11-4:30

Kachina – 4551 Dry creek road, healdsburg; 707 332-7917

open by appointment only

Kamen Estate – 21692 8th Street e, Suite 300, Sonoma; 707 833-1700

open by appointment only

Kastania Vineyards – 4415 Kastania rd, Petaluma; 707 763-6348

Sat Sun 11-4 or by appt

Kaz Winery – 233 Adobe canyon rd, Kenwood; 707 833-2536 fri-Mon 11-5

Keating –23564 Arnold Dr, Sonoma; 707 939-6510 open daily 10-5

Keller Estate – 5875 lakeville hwy, Petaluma; 707 765-2117 thu-Sun 11- 4:30

Kelley & Young – Poured at hudson Street Wineries, 428 hudson Street, healdsburg; 707 433-2364 open daily 11-5

KEndall-JaCKson WinE CtR – 5007 fulton rd, fulton; 707 571-8100 open daily 10-5

Gift items, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for: Educational Programs, Food Pairings

KEndall-JaCKson tasting RooM – 337 healdsburg Ave, healdsburg; 707 433-7102 open daily 10-5

Children & Pets OK

Kenwood Vineyards – 9592 Sonoma hwy 12, Kenwood; 707 833-5891 open daily 10-4:30

Kings Hill Cellars – 3404 Kings hill rd, Santa rosa; 707 538-0704

open by appointment only

Kokomo – 4791 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-0200 open daily 11-4:30

Korbel Champagne Cellars – 13250 river rd, guerneville; 707 824-7000 open daily 10-5

Krutz Family Cellars– 1301 cleveland Ave, Santa rosa; 707 536-1532

open by appointment only

Kunde – 9825 Sonoma hwy 12, Kenwood; 707 833-5501 open daily 10:30-5

La Crema – 235 healdsburg Ave, healdsburg; 800 314-1762 open daily 10:30-5:30

La Czar Vineyards – 7870 giusti rd, forestville; 707 887-3400

open by appointment only

Lago di Merlo – at family Wineries – Dry creek Valley: 4791 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-0100 10:30-4:30

Lake Sonoma Winery – Poured at Valley of the Moon: 777 Madrone rd, glen ellen; 800 750-9463 open daily 10-4:30

Lambert Bridge – 4085 W. Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 431-9600 open daily 10:30-4:30

Lancaster Estate – 15001 chalk hill rd, healdsburg; 707 433-8178x209

open by appointment only

Landmark – 101 Adobe canyon rd, Kenwood; 707 833-0053 open daily 10-4:30

Larson Family – 23355 Millerick rd, Sonoma; 707 938-3031 open daily 10-5

la siREna – Poured at cellars of Sonoma: 133 4th St, Santa rosa; 707 578-1876 Sun-Wed 10-8:30, thu-Sat 10-10

Lasseter Family – 1 Vintage Way, glen ellen; 707 933-2814

fri-Mon 11 & 2 by appt only

Laurel Glen – 14301 Arnold Dr Suite 5, glen ellen; 707 933-9877

open by appointment only

lEdson WinERy – 7335 Sonoma hwy, Kenwood; 707 537-3810 open daily 10-5

Gift items, Deli, Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call for: Educational Programs, Food Pairings

Leonhardt Vnyds – 8500 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 954 401-0096

Apr 15- Sep 1, Daily 1-5 by appt

Limerick Lane Vineyards – 1023 limerick ln, healdsburg; 707 433-9211 open daily 10-5

Little Vineyards Family Winery – 15188 Sonoma hwy, glen ellen; 707 996-2750 thu-Mon 11-4:30

Littorai Wines – 788 gold ridge rd. Sebastopol; 707 823-9586

open by appointment only

Locals Tasting Room – corner of geyserville Ave & hwy 128, geyserville; 707-857-4900 open daily 11-6

Longboard Vineyards – 5 fitch St, healdsburg; 707 433-3473 open daily 11-6

loXton CEllaRs – 11466 Dunbar rd, glen ellen; 707 935-7221

open daily 11-5 by appt

Picnic Area; Call ahead for Vineyard and Winery Tours

Lynmar Estate – 3909 frei rd, Sebastopol; 707 829-3374 open daily 11-4

MacLeod Family Vnyd – Kenwood; 707 833-4312

open by appointment only

MacPhail Family – 851 Magnolia Dr, healdsburg; 707 433-4780

open by appointment only

Macrae Family – Poured at family Wineries – Kenwood: 9380 Sonoma hwy 12; 888-433-6555 open daily 10:30-5

MacRostie Winery – 21481 eighth St e, Suite 25, Sonoma; 707 996-4480

Sat 11-4:30 or by appointment

MadRonE RidgE WinERy– Poured at Sonoma enoteca: 35 e napa St; 707 935-1200 Wed-Mon 11-6

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ManZanita CREEK – 1441 A&B grove St, healdsburg; 707 433-4052

fri-Sat 11-4:30, Sun-thur by appt

– Poured at Sonoma enoteca: 35 e napa St; 707 935-1200 Wed-Mon 11-6

Marimar Estate – 11400 graton road, Sebastopol; 707 823-4365 open daily 11-4

Martinelli Vineyards – 3360 river rd, Windsor; 707 525-0570 open daily 10-5

MaRtin Ray – 2191 laguna road, Santa rosa; 707 823-2404 open daily 11-5

Gift items, Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Winery Tours

Martorana Family Winery– 5956 West Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-1909

open by appointment only

Matanzas Creek Winery – 6097 Bennett Valley rd, Santa rosa; 707 528-6464 open daily 10-4:30

MatRiX – 3291 Westside rd, healdsburg; 707 433-1911 open daily 11-5

Gift items, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Winery Tours

Mauritson Family Winery – 2859 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 431-0804 open daily 10-5

Mayo FaMily – 13101 Arnold Drive at highway 12, glen ellen; 707 938-9401 open daily 10:30-6:30

Mayo FaMily REsERVE RooM – 9200 Sonoma hwy, Kenwood; 707 833-5504 open daily 10:30-6:30

Mayo FaMily – Poured at the cellar Door: 1395 Broadway, Sonoma; 707 938-4466 thu-Mon 11-6, tue & Wed 4-6

MaZZoCCo sonoMa – 1400 lytton Springs rd, healdsburg; 707 431-8159 open daily 11-5

Gift items, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK

MEadoWCRoFt WinEs

Catch the Buzz

Located in CornerStone Gardens, an extraordinary destination spot that

features a “festival” of gardens, as well as unique shops and galleries.

open Daily 11-5 • 23574 Arnold Dr/hwy 121, Sonoma. • 707-934-4090

Medlock Ames – 3487 Alexander Valley rd, healdsburg; 707 431-8845 open daily 10-5

Meeker Vineyards – 21035 geyserville Ave, geyserville; 707 431-2148 open daily 10:30-6

Mercury Winery – 21015 geyserville Avenue, geyserville; 707 857-9870 thu-Mon 11-6

Merriam Vnyds – 11650 los Amigos rd, healdsburg; 707 433-4032 open daily 10-5

Merry Edwards – 2959 gravenstein hwy n, Sebastopol; 888-388-9050

open daily 9:30-4:30, appt recommended

Michel-Schlumberger – 4155 Wine creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-7427

open by appointment only

Mietz Cellars – Poured at family Wineries – Dry creek Valley: 4791 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-0100 Daily 10:30-4:30

Mill Creek Vineyards – 1401 Westside rd; healdsburg; 707 431-2121 open daily 10-5

MoniClaire Vineyards – 1750 lytton Springs rd; healdsburg; 707 433-4320

open by appointment only

Montemaggiore – 2355 West Dry creek rd; healdsburg; 707 433-9499

open by appointment only

MoondanCE CEllaRs

Formerly a founding member of The Wine Room in Sonoma Valley, Moondance Cellars produces

small lots of award-winning Napa and Sonoma County varietals and blends, often poured by

the winemaker. Also pouring Orchard Station Winery and The Friendly Dog Winery.

Voted Best Tasting Room of the North Bay (Bohemian)

Jack london Village | 14301 Arnold Drive, glen ellen | 11-5 thursday-Monday

707-938-7550 | www.moondancecellars.com the Pup is always welcome

Moshin VinEyaRds – 10295 Westside rd, healdsburg; 707 433-5499 open daily 11-4:30

Mountain Terraces – glen ellen; 707 481-7377

open by appointment only

Mounts Family – 3901 Wine creek rd, healdsburg; 707 292-8148

Sat 11-5, Sun 12-4:30 or by appt

Mueller – 6301 Starr rd, Windsor; 707 837-7399 fri-Mon 11-4

Munselle Vineyards – 3763 hwy 128, geyserville; 707 857-9988

open by appointment only

Murphy-Goode – 20 Matheson St, healdsburg; 800 499-7644 open daily 10:30-5:30

Muscardini Cellars – 8910 Sonoma hwy, Kenwood; 707 833-0526 open daily 11-6

Mutt Lynch Winery – 602 limerick ln, healdsburg; 707 942-6180

open by appointment only

Nalle – 2383 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-1040

Sat 12-5 & by appt

Nicholson Ranch – 4200 napa rd, Sonoma; 707 938-8822 open daily 10-6

Novy Family – 981 Airway ct, Ste e & f, Santa rosa; 707 578-3882 open by appointment daily 10-3

Notables – 11020 eastside road, healdsburg; 707 431-8460

open by appointment only

Occidental Road Cellars – 2064 gravenstein hwy, north, Bldg 7; 707 874-9400

open Sat 1-4 or by appt

Old World Winery – 850 river rd, fulton; 707 490-6696

open by appointment only

Optima Winery – 498 Moore ln, Unit c, healdsburg; 707 431-8222

open by appointment only

oRChaRd station WinERy – at Moondance cellars: 14301 Arnold Dr, glen ellen; 707-938-7550 thu-Mon 11-5

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Paint Horse – 16510 Arnold Drive, Sonoma; 707 935-0148

open by appointment only

Palmeri – Poured at terroirs Artisan Wines: 21002 geyserville Ave, geyserville; 707 857-4101 thu-Mon 11:30-6:30

Papapietro Perry – 4791 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-0422 open daily 11-4:30

PaRadisE RidgE WinERy – 4545 thomas lake harris Dr, Santa rosa; 707 528-Wine open daily 11-5

Gift items, Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Winery Tours

PaRadisE RidgE tasting RooM – 8860 Sonoma hwy, Kenwood; 707 282-9020 open daily 11-6

Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK

Parmelee Hill – 1695 Sperring rd, Sonoma; 707 933-8905

open by appointment only

Passalacqua Vnyds – 3805 lambert Bridge rd, healdsburg; 877-825-5547 open daily 11-5

Pasterick Vnyd – 3491 West Dry creek road, healdsburg; 707 433-4655

open by appointment only

Paul Hobbs – Sebastopol; 707 824-9879

open by appointment only

Pedroncelli Vineyards – 1220 canyon rd, geyserville; 707 857-3531 open daily 10-4:30

Pellegrini Family – 4055 West olivet rd, Santa rosa; 800-891-0244

open by appointment only

Pendleton Estate – 35100 hwy 128, cloverdale; 707 894-3732

open by appointment only

Poured at locals: geyserville Ave & hwy 128, geyserville; 707 857-4900 open daily 11-6

Peters Family – 2064 hwy. 116 n, Suite 102, Sebastopol; 707 829-3111

open by appointment only

Peterson – 4791 Dry creek rd Bldg 7, healdsburg; 707-431-7568 By appointment Sat-Sun 11-4:30

Poured at locals: geyserville Ave & hwy 128, geyserville; 707 857-4900 open daily 11-6

Petroni Vineyards – 990 cavedale road, Sonoma; 707 935-8311

open by appointment

Pezzi King Vnyds – 3225 W Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 431-9388

open by appointment only

Philip Staley – at family Wineries – Dry creek Valley: 4791 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-0100 10:30-4:30

Portalupi – 107 north Street, healdsburg; 707 395-0960 open daily 10:30-7

Porter Bass Winery – 11750 Mays canyon rd, guerneville; 707 869-1475

open by appointment only

Porter Creek – 8735 Westside rd, healdsburg; 707 433-6321 open daily 10:30-4:30

Preston of Dry Creek – 9282 W. Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-3372 open daily 11-4:30

Quivira Vineyards – 4900 W. Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 431-8333 open daily 11-5

R2 Wine Co – 654 Broadway, Sonoma; 707 933-1330 open daily 11-6

Ramazzotti Wines – Poured at locals: geyserville Ave & hwy 128, geyserville; 707 857-4900 open daily 11-6

Ram’s Gate – 28700 Arnold Dr, Sonoma; 707 721-8700 thur-Mon 10-6

Ramey Wine Cellars – 25 healdsburg Ave, healdsburg; 707 433-0870

open by appointment only

Ravenswood – 18701 gehricke rd, Sonoma; 707 938-1960 open daily 10-4:30

Raymond Burr – 8339 W. Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-8559 open daily 11-5

Red Car Wine Co – 8400 graton rd, Sebastopol; 707 829-8500 open daily 10-4:30

RH – Poured at locals: geyserville Ave & hwy 128, geyserville; 707 857-4900 open daily 11-6

RiChaRdson WinERy – Poured at cellar Door in Sonoma: 1395 Broadway; 707 938-4466 open daily 11-6

Ridge Vnyds/Lytton Springs – 650 lytton Springs rd, healdsburg; 707 433-7721 open daily 11-4; Summer fri-Sun till 5

River Road Vnyds – 5220 ross rd, Sebastopol; 707 887-8130

open by appointment only

Roadhouse Winery – 240 center St, healdsburg; 707 922-6362 tue-thu 12-6, fri-Sun 12-7

Robert Hunter – 15655 Arnold Dr, Sonoma; 707 328-0173

open by appointment only

Robert Rue Vnyd – 1406 Wood rd, fulton; 707 578-1601

fri-Sun 10-5, thu-Mon by appt

Robert Young Estate – 4960 red Winery rd, geyserville; 707 431-4811 open daily 10-4:30

Robledo Family Winery – 21901 Bonness rd, Sonoma; 707 939-6903 By appt Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 11-4

Roche – 122 West Spain St, Sonoma; 707 935-7115 open daily 11-6

Rochioli – 6192 Westside rd, healdsburg; 707 433-2305

thu-Mon 11-4, tue-Wed by appt

Rocking Z – Poured at hudson Street Wineries: 428 hudson Street, healdsburg; 707 433-2364 open daily 11-5

RodnEy stRong VinEyaRds – 11455 old redwood hwy, healdsburg; 707 431-1533

Gift items, Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK open daily 10-5

Roessler – 380 first St W, Sonoma; 707 933-4440 open daily 11-6

Route 128 Winery – 21079 geyserville Ave, geyserville; 707 696-0004 thur-Sun 11-6

Rued – 3850 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-3261 open daily 11-4:30

Russian Hill Estate – 4525 Slusser rd, Windsor; 707 575-9428 open daily 10-4

Russian River Vineyards – 5700 gravenstein hwy n, forestville; 707 887-3344 open daily 11-5

Sable Ridge Winery – 6320 Jamison rd; Santa rosa; 707 542-3138

open by appointment only

Sadler-Wells Winery – Poured at hudson Street Wineries: 428 hudson Street, healdsburg; 707 433-2364 open daily 11-5

Saini Vineyards – 918 ridge View Dr; healdsburg; 707 799-0272

open by appointment only

Sapphire Hill – 55 front Street, healdsburg; 707 431-1888 thurs-Mon 11-4:30

Saracina/Atrea – Poured at locals: geyserville Ave & hwy 128, geyserville; 707 857-4900 open daily 11-6

sausal WinERy – 7370 hwy 128, healdsburg; 707 433-2285 open daily 10-4

Gift items, Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK

Sbragia Family – 9990 Dry creek road, geyserville; 707 473-2992 open daily 11-5

sChug CaRnERos EstatE – 602 Bonneau road, Sonoma; 800-966-9365 open daily 10-5

Gift Items, Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children Welcomed, Picnic Area

Scribe Winery –2300 napa rd, Sonoma; 707 939-1858

open by appointment only

sEaBisCuit RanCh – Poured at Sonoma enoteca: 35 e napa St; 707 935-1200

Wed-Mon 11-6, tue seasonal

sEBastiani VinEyaRds – 389 fourth St. east, Sonoma; 707 933-3230 open daily 11-5

Complimentary Tours, Gift Items, Picnic Area & Supplies, Children & Pets Welcomed

Seghesio Winery – 700 grove St, healdsburg; 707 433-3579 open daily 10–5

Selby Winery – 215 center St, healdsburg; 707 431-1288 open daily 11-5

Shane Wine Cellars –novato; 415 342-7926

open by appointment only

Sheldon – 1301 cleveland Ave, Santa rosa; 707 865-6755

thu 4-8 or by appt

Siduri Wines – 981 Airway court, Santa rosa; 707 578-3882 By appointment daily 10-3

Silver Oak Cellars – 24625 chianti road, geyserville; 707 942-7082

Mon-Sat 9-5, Sun 11-5, tours by appt

Simi Winery – 16275 healdsburg Ave, healdsburg; 707 473-3232 open daily 10-5

Simoncini Vineyards – 2303 West Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-8811

open by appointment only

Skewis Wines – 57 front St, healdsburg; 707 431-2160 fri-Mon 11-4

SL Cellars – Poured at family Wineries – Kenwood: 9380 Sonoma hwy 12; 888-433-6555 open daily 10:30-5

Small Vines Wines – 2160 green hill rd, Sebastopol; 707 823-0886

open by appointment only

soda RoCK WinERy – 8015 highway 128, healdsburg; 707 433-3303 open daily 11-5

Sojourn Cellars –141 e. napa Street, Sonoma; 707 933-7212

Daily 10-5 by appointment

Sonoma-Cutrer – 4401 Slusser rd, Windsor, 877 797-3489 Appointments recommended, thu-Mon 10-4

sonoMa EnotECa – 35 e napa St, Sonoma; 707 935-1200

Wed-Mon 11-6, tue hours seasonal

Sonoma Valley Portworks – 613 2nd St, Petaluma; 707 769-5203 Mon-Sat 12-5

Spann Vineyards – 111 east napa Street , Sonoma; 707 933-8343 Daily 12-6

st. FRanCis VinEyaRds – 100 Pythian rd, Santa rosa; 888-675-Wine open daily 10-5

Gift Items, Children & Pets OK; Call for Food Pairings, Winery Tours

St. Helena Road Winery – 6995 St. helena road; Santa rosa; 707 538-8674 open daily 9-5 by appointment

Starlite Vineyards – 5511 highway 128, geyserville; 707 431-1102

Sat & Sun 11-5 or by appt

Stephen & Walker – 243 healdsburg Ave, healdsburg; 707 431-8749 open daily 11-7

Stone Edge Farm –Sonoma; 707 935-6520

open by appointment only

Stonestreet Alexander Mtn – 7111 highway 128, healdsburg; 800 355-8008

fri-Mon 11-4:30 or by appt

Stryker Sonoma – 5110 highway 128; geyserville; 707 433-1944 open daily 10:30-5

Stuhlmuller – 4951 West Soda rock ln, healdsburg; 707 431-7745

fri-Mon 10-4:30, appts recommended

sunCE WinERy – 1839 olivet rd, Santa rosa; 707 526-9463 open daily 10:30-5

Taft Street Winery – 2030 Barlow lane, Sebastopol; 707 823-2049 Sat-Sun 11-4:30, Mon-fri 11-4

Talty – 7127 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-8438

fri-Mon 12-4 or by appt

Tara Bella – 3701 Viking rd, Santa rosa; 707 544-9049

open by appointment only

Teira Wines – Poured at hudson Street Wineries: 428 hudson Street, healdsburg; 707 433-2364 open daily 11-5

Teldeschi Winery – 3555 Dry creek road, healdsburg; 707 433-6626 open daily 12-5

Terroirs Artisan Wines – 21001 geyserville Ave, Ste 101, geyserville; 707 857-4101 thu-Mon 11:30-6:30

Thomas George Estates – 8075 Westside road, healdsburg; 707 431-8031 open daily 11-5

Three Alarm – Poured at Vine tastings: 9058 Windsor rd, Windsor; 707 620-0833 Mon-fri 12-8, later on weekends

Thumbprint Cellars –102 Matheson, healdsburg; 707 433-2393 open daily 11-6. fri & Sat 11-7

Tin Barn – 21692 eighth St e. #340, Sonoma; 707 938-5430 fri-Mon 12-5

Toad Hollow – 409A healdsburg Ave, healdsburg; 707 431-8667 open daily 10:30-5:30

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Trecini Cellars – 441 Beaver St, Santa rosa; 707 525-9400

open by appointment only

tREntaduE – 19170 geyserville Ave, geyserville; 707 433-3104 open daily 10-5

Tres Hermanas – Poured at family Wineries – Kenwood: 9380 Sonoma hwy 12; 888-433-6555 open daily 10:30-5

Trione Winery – 19550 geyserville Ave, geyserville; 707 814-8100 thur-Sun 10-5

Truett Hurst – 5610 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-9545 open daily 11-5

Two Amigos – 25 east napa St, Sonoma open daily 11-6

Twomey Cellars – 3000 Westside rd, healdsburg; 800-505-4850 Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 11-5

Ty Caton Vineyards – 8910 Sonoma hwy, Kenwood; 707 833-0526 open daily 11-6

Unti Vineyards – 4202 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-5590

open by appointment only

UPTick Vineyards – 9050 Windsor rd, Windsor; 707 566-9153

tue-Sat 11-6, Sun-Mon by appt

Valdez Family Wines – 595 Santana Dr, cloverdale; 707 894-3710

Sat 11-4, fri & Sun by appt

Valley of the Moon – 777 Madrone rd, glen ellen; 707 939-4500 open daily 10-4:30

Vérité – 4611 thomas rd, healdsburg; 800 273-0177

open by appointment only

Viansa WinERy – 25200 Arnold Dr, Sonoma; 707 935-4726 open daily 10-5

Vin Couture Lounge – 322 healdsburg Ave, healdsburg; 707 431-8161 thu-Sun 11-10

VJB VinEyaRds & CEllaRs

Our wines are sold exclusively from our Tasting Room

or through our Wine Club Enoteca.

We invite you to experience for yourself our family charm.

9077 Sonoma hwy, Kenwood • open Daily 10am-5pm

707-833-2300 • www.vjbcellars.com

VML Russian River Winery – 4035 Westside rd, healdsburg; 707 431-4404 open daily 11-5

Wattle Creek Winery – 25510 river rd, cloverdale; 707 894-5166

open by appointment only

Wellington Vineyards – 11600 Dunbar rd, glen ellen; 707 939-0708 open daily 11-5

Westwood Winery – 11 e. napa St, Suite 3, Sonoma; 707 935-3246 Mon-fri 11-3, Sat-Sun 11-5

White Oak Vineyards – 7505 hwy 128, healdsburg; 707 433-8429 open daily 10-5

Williamson – 134 Matheson St, healdsburg; 707 433-1500 open daily 11-7

Williams Selyem – 7227 Westside rd, healdsburg; 707 433-6425

open by appointment only

Willowbrook – Poured at hudson Street Wineries: 428 hudson Street, healdsburg; 707 433-2364 open daily 11-5

Wilson – 1960 Dry creek road, healdsburg; 707 433-4355 open daily 11-5

Gift Items, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK

Wind Gap Wines – forestville; 707 887-9100

open by appointment only

Windsor Oaks Vineyards – 10810 hillview rd, Windsor; 707 433-4050

open by appointment only

Windsor Vineyards – Poured at Vintage Wine estates: 308B center St, healdsburg; 707 921-2893 open daily 11-7

Wine Tree Farm – Poured at family Wineries – Kenwood: 9380 Sonoma hwy 12; 888-433-6555 open daily 10:30-5

Woodenhead – 5700 river rd, Santa rosa; 707 887-2703 open thu-Mon 10:30-4:30

XYZin – Poured at geyser Peak: 22281 chianti rd, healdsburg; 707 857-9400 open daily 10-5

Yoakim Bridge – 7209 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-8511

fri-Sun 11-4 or by appointment

Zichichi Family – 8626 W. Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-4410 open daily 11-4:30

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Ahlgren Vineyard – 20320 hwy 9, Boulder creek; 800 338-6071

Sat 12-4 or by appointment

Alfaro Family Vnyd & Winery – 420 hames road, corralitos; 831 728-5172

Sat 12-5 or by appointment

Aptos Creek – 520 nisene Meadws ct, Aptos; 831 684-1680

open by appointment only

Armida Winery – 103 Stockton Avenue, capitola; 831 462-1065 Sat-Sun 11-6, M-f 12-6

Bargetto Winery – 3535 n. Main St, Soquel; 831 475-2258 ext 14 open daily 12-5

Beauregard – 10 Pine flat road, Bonny Doon; 831 458-Wine

nov-April: open daily 11-5, May-oct: closed tue

Big Basin– 830 Memory lane, Boulder creek; 831 621-8028

open by appointment only

Big Basin Tasting Room – 14598 Big Basin Way, Suite B, Saratoga; 408 564-7346 Mon-thu 11-5, fri-Sat 11-7

Black Ridge – 18550 Black rd, los gatos; 408 399-6396

open 3rd weekend 11-5 & by appointment

Bonny Doon Vineyard – 328 ingalls Street, Santa cruz; 888 819-6789 open daily 12-5, summer till 6

Bruzzone – 433 Sunridge Drive, Scotts Valley; 831 438-3120

open by appointment only

BuRREll sChool – 24060 Summit rd, los gatos; 408 353-6290 open thu-Sun 11-5

Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK

Byington Winery – 21850 Bear creek road, los gatos; 408 354-1111 tue-Sun 11-5, Winter: Wed-Sun 11-5

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Calera – 11300 cienega road, hollister; 831 637-9170 open daily 11-4:30

Casa De Fruta – 6680 Pacheco Pass hwy, hollister; 800 543-1702 Mon-fri 9-5, Sat-Sun 8-7:30

Castillo’s Hillside Shire – 2215 liberta Drive, Morgan hill; 408 776-8200 Sat 1-7, Sun 12-5

Cava Wine Bar – 115 San Jose Ave, capitola; 831 476-2282 tue-thu 4-11, fri-Sat 12-12, Sun 3-9

Chaine d’Or – 140 Sunrise Drive, Woodside; 650 851 8977

open by appointment only

Cinnabar – 14612 Big Basin Way, Saratoga; 408 867-1012 open daily 11-5, fri 11-8

Clos LaChance – 1 hummingbird ln, San Martin; 800 itS-Wine open daily 11-5

Clos Tita – 4 Kendall lane, Santa cruz; 831 439-9235

open by appointment only

Cooper-Garrod – 22645 garrod rd, Saratoga; 408 867-7116 Mon-fri 12-5 Sat-Sun 11-5

Copious Winery – 427 Swift Street, A, Santa cruz; 831 425-Wine fri 12-5, Sat & Sun 12-6

Creekview Vineyards – 12467 creekview ct, San Martin; 408 686-0534 3rd weekend 11-5

Creekview Vnyds & Sherman Cellars Tasting Rm – 40 Post St, San Jose; 408 288-Wine Wed-Sun 11-5

David Bruce Winery – 21439 Bear creek rd, los gatos; 408 354-4214 Mon-fri 12-5, Sat-Sun 11-5

DeRose Vineyards – 9970 cienega Valley road, hollister; 831 636-9143

Sat-Sun 11-4 or or by appointment

Domenico Wines – 1697 industrial rd, San carlos; 650 593-2335 open daily 12-5

Enz – 1781 limekiln road, hollister; 831 637-6443

By appointment only

Equinox Champagne Cellar – 427-c Swift St, Santa cruz; 831 338-2646; 831 423-3000 fri-Sun 12-5

Fernwood Cellars – 7137 redwood retreat, gilroy; 408 848-0611 3rd weekend of the month, 12-5

Flint Wine Cellars – 13160 cienega road, hollister; 831 636-8986

open by appointment only

Fortino Winery – 4525 hecker Pass hwy, gilroy; 408 842-3305 tue-Sat 10-5, Sun 11-5

Guerra Cellars – 500 John Smith rd, hollister; 831 902-9106

Weekends July thru Sept

gugliElMo WinERy

With three generations of grape growing and wine making,

we continue to produce a family of award-winning wines.

Daily 10-5, closed major holidays

1480 east Main Avenue, Morgan hill

408-779-2145 • guglielmowinery.com

Hallcrest Vineyards – 379 felton empire rd, felton; 831 335-4441 open daily 12-5

Heart o’ the Mountain – 5610 Scotts Valley Dr, Scotts Valley; 831 345-6133

open by appointment only

Hecker Pass Winery – 4605 hecker Pass hwy, gilroy; 408 842-8755 open daily 10-5

Hillcrest Terrace – 429B ingalls Street, Santa cruz; 831 426-1500

Sat 12-5, Sun 2-5 & by appointment

Hunter Hill – 7099 glen haven rd, Soquel; 831 465-9294

Sat-Sun 11-4 or by appt

J. lohR VinEyaRds & WinE – 1000 lenzen Ave, San Jose; 408 918-2160 open daily 10-5

Jason-Stephens – 11775 Watsonville rd, gilroy; 408 846-8463 thur-Mon 12-5

Kirigin Cellars – 11550 Watsonville rd, gilroy; 408 847-8827 (3855 Day rd for events) open daily 10-5

Kings Mountain – 187 Kings Mountain road, Woodside; 650 851-7551

open by appointment only

La Honda – 2645 fair oaks Ave, redwood city; 650 366-4104

Sat 11-5 or by appt

La Nebbia – 12341 San Mateo road, half Moon Bay; 650 726-9463 open daily 10-5

Léal Vineyards – 300 Maranatha Drive, hollister; 831 636-1023 open daily 11-5

loMa PRiEta WinERy – 26985 loma Prieta Way, los gatos; 408 353-2950

Sat-Sun 12-5 or by appt

Martin Ranch – 6675 redwood retreat road, gilroy; 408 842-9197 open third weekend of each month 12-4

Mesa Del Sol Esate – 45803 Arroyo Seco rd, greenfield; 831 624-8527

open by appointment only

Michael Martella – 17287 Box 103 Skyline Blvd, Woodside; 650 851-6777

open by appointment only

MJa VinEyaRds – 328A ingalls St, Santa cruz; 831 421-9380 Mon-thu 12-6, fri-Sun 12-8

MJa VinEyaRds – 24900 highland Way, los gatos (Sta cruz Mtns); 408 353-6000 thur-Sun 12-6

Morgan Hill Cellars – 1645 San Pedro Ave, Morgan hill; 408 779-7389 tue-Sun 10-5

Mountain Winery – 14831 Pierce road, Saratoga; 408 741-2822 Sat-Sun 12-5

Muccigrosso – 21450 Bear creek rd, los gatos; 408 354-0821

open by appointment only

Muns Vineyard – los gatos; 408 515-2663

open by appointment only

Naumann Vnyds – 16505 Montebello rd, cupertino; 408 867-7871

Special events & by appointment

Nicholson Vnyds – 2800 Pleasant Valley rd, Aptos; 831 724-7071 Sat 12-4

Odonata – 334A ingalls Street, Santa cruz; 831 566-5147 1st Sat of the month 12-5

Organic Wine Works – 379 felton empire rd, felton; 800-oWW-Wine open daily 12-5

Osocalis Distillery – 5579 old San Jose rd, Soquel; 831 477-1718

open by appointment only

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P&M Staiger Vineyard –1300 hopkins gulch rd, Boulder creek; 831 338-0172

open by appointment only

Pietra Santa – 10034 cienega road, hollister; 831 636-1991

Wed-Sun 11-5 or by appointment

Pelican Ranch – 100 Kennedy Drive, #102, capitola; 831 426-6911 fri-Sun 12-5

Picchetti Winery – 13100 Montebello rd, cupertino; 408 741-1310 open daily 11-5

Pinder – 165 cristich lane, campbell; 877-684-2601

Sat 11-4 or by appointment

Pleasant Valley – 600 Pleasant Valley rd, Aptos; 831 728-2826

Summer Apr-oct, Sat 12-4 or by appointment

PoEtiC CEllaRs – 5000 rodeo gulch road, Soquel; 831 462-3478

fri-Sun 12-5 or by appt

Rapazzini Winery – 4350 S. Monterey hwy, gilroy; 800 842-6262 Mon-fri 9-5, Sat 9-6, Sun 10-6

Regale Winery – 24040 Summit road, los gatos; 408 353-2500 fri 2-6, Sat-Sun 12-5

Ridge Vineyards – 17100 Montebello road, cupertino; 408 867-3233

Sat-Sun 11-4 & by appt

River Run – 65 rogge lane, Watsonville; 831 726-3112

open by appointment only

Roudon -Smith – 18 hanger Way Ste B-c, Watsonville; 831 438-1244

Sat 12-5 or by appointment

Santa Cruz Mtn Vnyd – 334A ingalls Street, Santa cruz; 831 426-6209 Wed-Sun 12-5

Sarah’s Vineyard – 4005 hecker Pass hwy, gilroy; 408 847-1947 open daily 12-5

Satori Cellars – 2100 Buena Vista Avenue, gilroy; 408 848-5823 Sat-Sun 12-5

Savannah-Chanelle Vnyds – 23600 congress Springs rd, Saratoga; 408 741-2934 open daily 11-5

Silver Mountain – Silver Mountain rd, Miller cutoff; 408 353-2278 Sat 12-5

Silver Mountain – 402 ingalls St, Ste 29, Santa cruz; 831 466-0559 thu-Sun 12-5

Solis – 3920 hecker Pass hwy, gilroy; 408 847-6306 open daily 12-5

Sones Cellars – 334 B ingalls St, Santa cruz; 831 420-1552

fri-Sun 12-5 or by appt

Soquel Vineyards – 8063 glen haven, Soquel; 831 462-9045 Sat-Sun 11-4

Storrs Winery – 303 Potrero St. #35, Santa cruz; 831 458-5030 open daily 12-5

Summerayne – 770 limekiln road, hollister; 831 902-5638

open by appointment only

Sycamore Creek – 12775 Uvas road, Morgan hill; 408 779-4738 thu, fri, Mon 12-5, Sat & Sun 11-5

Team Zin – 830-3 Jury court, San Jose; 408 445-2508

1st Sun of the month

Testarossa Winery – 300-A college Ave, los gatos; 408 354-6150 open daily 11-5

Thomas Fogarty Winery – 19501 Skyline Blvd, Woodside; 650 851-6777 Wed-Sun 11-5

Thomas Kruse Winery – 3200 Dryden Ave, gilroy; 408 842-7016 tue-Sun 12 -5

Travieso Winery – 165 cristich lane, #f, campbell; 650 248-5641 Saturdays 11-4 & by appt, 3rd Sat 11-5

Trout Gulch – 427 Swift St, Ste c, Santa cruz; 831 471-2705

open by appointment only

Villa del Monte Winery – 23076 Summit rd, los gatos; 888 788-4583

open one weekend/month or by appt

Vinocruz – 725 front St, #101, Santa cruz; 831 426-8466 Mon-thu 11-7, fri-Sat 11-8, Sun 12-6

VinE hill – 2300 Jarvis road, Santa cruz; 831 427-0436

open third weekend each month 12-5 & special events

Vino Prima – 55 Municipal Wharf, Ste B, Santa cruz; 831 426-0750 Mon-tue 2-8, Wed-fri 2-10, Sat 12-10, Sun 12-8

Vino Tabi – 334c ingalls Street, Santa cruz; 831 426 1809 Wed-thu 12-6, fri-Sat 12-9, Sun 12-6

Windy Oaks Estate – 550 hazel Dell rd, corralitos; 831 786-9463

Sat 12-5 & by appt

Woodside Vineyards – 205 constitution Dr, Menlo Park; 650 851-3144

open by appointment only

Zayante Vineyards – 420 old Mount rd; felton; 831 335-7992

Special events & by appointment

CaRMEl VallEy

Bernardus – 5 W. carmel Valley road, carmel Valley; 800 223-2533 open daily 11-5

Boekenoogen – 24 West carmel Valley road, carmel Valley; 831 659-4215 open daily 11-5

Boëté Vineyards – 7156 carmel Valley rd, carmel Valley; 831 625-5040 open daily 12-5

Carmel Hills – 12 Del fino Place, carmel Valley; 831 659-0750 thur-tue 12-6

Caraccioli Cellars – Dolores, between ocean & 7th; carmel Valley; 831 622-7722 Mon-thu 2-7, fri-Sat 11-10, Sun 11-7

Chateau Julien Wine Estate – 8940 carmel Valley road, carmel Valley; 831 624-2600 Mon-fri 8-5 Sat-Sun 11-5

Chateau Sinnet – 13746 center Street, carmel Valley; 831 659-2244 open daily 12-6

Chesebro Wines – 19 east carmel Valley rd, carmel Valley; 831-659-2125 fri-Mon 12-5

Chock Rock Vnyd – 1 Del fino Place, carmel Valley; 831 659-7625 thu-Mon 11:30-5:30

Cima Collina – San carlos, between ocean & 7th, carmel Valley; 831 620-0645 open daily 12- 6

Figge Cellars – at Winefield gallery: Dolores St between 7th & ocean, carmel Valley; 831 384-4149 Wed-Sun 2-8

Galante Vineyards – Dolores, between ocean & 7th; carmel Valley; 831 624-3800 open daily 12-6 (closed until spring)

Georis Winery – 4 Pilot road, carmel Valley; 831 659-1050 Mon-thu 11-4:30, fri-Sun 11-6

Heller Estate Organic Vineyards – 69 W. carmel Valley road, carmel Valley; 800-625-8466 open daily 11-5

Holman Ranch – 19 east carmel Valley rd, carmel Valley; 831-659-2640 fri-Sun 11-6

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Joullian Vineyards – 2 Village Drive Suite A, carmel Valley; 866 659-8101 open daily 11-5

Joyce Vineyards – 19 east carmel Valley rd, carmel Valley; 831-659-2885 fri-Sun 11-5

Otter Cove Wines – at terra nove Wine Bar: 315 calle Principal, carmel Valley; 831 320-3050 open daily 12-5

Parsonage Village Vineyard – 19 east carmel Valley road, carmel Valley; 831 659-7322 open daily 11-5

Robert Talbott Vineyards – 53 West carmel Valley rd, carmel Valley; 831 659-3500 Mon-fri 11-4:30, Sat-Sun 11-5

Scheid Vineyards Wine Lounge – 7th & San carlos, carmel; 831-656-9463 open daily 11-7

Silvestri Vnyds – (opening March 1) 19 east carmel Valley road, carmel Valley; 831 659-1700 thu-Sun 11-5

Southern Latitudes Wines - lincoln St. between ocean & 6th, carmel Valley; 831-622-7652 Wed-Sun 11-6

Tudor Wines - in Andre Bouchee, Between ocean & 7th, carmel by the Sea; 831-224-2116 fri-Sun 12-5

Wrath Wines – carmel Plaza, corner of ocean Ave. and Mission St, carmel; 831 678-2212 Mon-Sat 10-6, Sun 11-5

MontEREy WinERiEs

A Taste of Monterey – 700 cannery row, Ste KK, Monterey; 831 646-5446 open daily 10-6

Bargetto Winery – 700 cannery row Suite g, Monterey; 831 373-4053 Mon-fri 11-6, Sat & Sun 11-7

Baywood Cellars – 381 cannery row Suite c, Monterey; 831 645-9035 open daily 12-6

Chateau Sinnet – 1184 Broadway, Seaside; 831 394-6090

open by appointment only

Figge Cellars – 3348 Paul Davis Drive Suite 101, Marina; 831 384-4149

Mon-fri by appointment only

McIntyre Vineyards – in hyatt regency: 1 old golf course rd Ste 1, Monterey; 831 649-9463 Mon-Wed 9-7, thu-Sun 8-8

Pierce Ranch – 499 Wave Street, Monterey; 831 372-8900 thu-Mon 12-6:30, fri-Sat 12-8

Ventana Vineyards – 2999 Monterey-Salinas hwy, Monterey; 831 372-7415 open daily 11-5

Wine from the Heart Tasting Rm – 241 Alvarado St, Monterey; 831 641-9463 open daily 12-8

salinas VallEy

A Taste of Monterey – 127 Main Street, Salinas; 831 751-1980

Mon-Wed 11-5, thur-Sat 11-6, closed Sun

Boekenoogen – Santa lucia highlands, Salinas; 831 675-3549 Sat-Sun 12-4

De Tierra –740 Airport Blvd, Salinas; 831 754-3176

open by appointment only

hahn slh EstatEs – 37700 foothill road, Soledad; 831 678-4555 Mon-fri 11-4

Gift Items, Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call for Winery Tours Sat-Sun 11-5

Hammond Vnyds– 655 river road, Salinas; 831 455-8173 Sat-Sun 11-5

Manzoni Estate – 30981 river road, Soledad; 831 675-3398 fri-Sun 11-5

Marilyn Remark – 645 river road, Salinas; 831 455-9310 Sat-Sun, holidays 11-5

Mesa Del Sol Vineyards & Retreat – 45803 Arroyo Seco rd,greenfield; 831 624-8527 open by appt only

Paraiso Vineyards – 38060 Paraiso Springs road, Soledad; 831 678-0300 Sat-Sun 11-5, Mon-fri 12-4

Pessagno Winery – 1645 river road, Salinas; 831 675-9463 Mon-thu 11-4, fri-Sun 11-5

Ray Franscioni – 132720 river road; gonzales; 831 455-1096

open by appointment only

Robert Talbott Vineyards – 1380 river road, Salinas; 831 675-0942 thu-Mon 11-5

Scheid Vineyards – 1972 hobson Avenue, greenfield; 831 386-0316 open daily 11-5

Sycamore Cellars – 45185 Arroyo Seco road, greenfield; 831 674-5768 Sat- Sun 11-5

Ventana Vineyards – 38740 los coches road, Soledad; 831 678-2900 Weekends & Most holidays 11-5

Wrath Wines – 35801 foothill road, Soledad; 831 678-2212 thu-Mon 11-5

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tastE MoRgan

Featuring the Wines of Morgan Winery and Lee Family Farm

in the crossroads carmel, rio road at highway 1 / carmel

open 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

(831) 626-3700 / morganwinery.com

Albertina Wine Cellars – 4601 road 110, hopland; 707 744-1475

open by appointment

Barra of Mendocino – 7051 n. State Street, redwood Valley; 707 485-0322 open daily 10-5

Beaver Creek Vnyds – 22000 hwy 29, Middletown; 707 987-1069

open daily11-8

Bell Hill Vineyards – 6725 Jacobsen, Kelseyville; 707 490-4400 thurs-Sun, Winter 12-6, Summer 1-7

Brassfield Estate – 10915 high Valley rd, clearlake oaks; 707 998-1895

Daily 10-5, Weekends by appt. in Winter

Breggo Cellars – 11001 highway 128, Boonville; 707 895-9589 open daily 11-5

Brutocao Cellars – 7000 hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-2152 open daily 10-5

Brutocao Cellars – 13500 hwy 101, hopland; 707 744-1664 open daily Summer 10-6, Winter 10-5

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Campovida – 13601 old river road, hopland; 707 744-8797

open by appointment

Ceago Vinegarden – 5115 e. hwy 20, nice; 707 274-1462 open daily 10-5

Cesar Toxqui Cellars – 821 n. Bush St, Ukiah; 707 462-1054 Wed-Sun 11-5:30

Chiarito Vineyards – 2651 Mill creek rd, Ukiah; 707 462-7146

open by appointment only

Claudia Springs – 1810 hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-3993 fri-Mon 11-5

Cougar’s Leap – 9300 Seigler Springs rd. n., Kelseyville; 707 279-0651

May-oct, fri-Sun 11-5pm or by appt

Demuth Winery – 16125 Deer Meadows rd, Booneville; 707 895-3729

open by appointment

Dogwood Cellars – 13500 hwy 101, Ste h, hopland; 707 743-0301

Sat-Sun 11-5, Mon-fri by appt

Drew Family – 9000 hwy 128, Philo; 707 877-1771 thu-Mon 11-5

Duncan Peak Vineyards – 14500 Mtn. house road, hopland; 707 744-1493

open by appointment

Dunwood Vineyards – 2399 n. State St, Ukiah; 707 462-2985

open by appointment

Eden Crest Vineyards & Winery – 2550 Big Valley road, Kelseyville; 707 279-2987 open by appointment

Elke Vineyards – 12351 hwy 128, Booneville; 707 246-7045 fri-Mon 11-5

Esterlina – 1200 holmes ranch road, Philo; 707 895-2920

open by appointment only

Foursight Wines – 14475 highway 128, Boonville; 707 898-2889 fri-Mon 10-4:30

Frey – 14000 tomki rd, redwood Valley; 707 485-5177

Mon-fri 10-5, by appointment

Germain-Robin – P. o. Box 1059, Ukiah; 707 462-0314

open by appointment only Mon-frid

Giuseppe Wines, Neese Vnyds – 401 School Way, redwood Valley; 707 485-8458 open by appointment only

Goldeneye Winery – 9200 hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-3202 open daily 11-4

Graziano Family of Wines – 13251 S.hwy 101; Suite 3, hopland; 707 744-8466 open daily 10-5

Greenwood Ridge Vineyards – 5501 hwy 128; Philo, 707 895-2002 open daily 10-5

Gregory Graham Wines– 13633 Point lakeview road, lower lake; 707 995-3500 Sat & Sun 11-5

Handley Cellars – 3151 hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-3876 Summer 10-6, Winter 10-5

Harmonique Wines – 1810 hwy 128, near mile marker 16, Philo; 707 895-3993 fri-Mon 11-5

Hawk and Horse – 13048 highway 29, lower lake; 707 994-0910

open by appointment only

High Valley Estate Vnyds – 13151 e. State highway 20, clearlake oaks; 707 998-9400 tue-Sat 11-5

Husch Vineyards – 4400 hwy 128, Philo; 1-800-544-8724 open daily 10-5

JaXon KEys – 10400 S. hwy 101, hopland; 877-462-0666 open daily 10-5

Jeriko Estate – 12141 hewlitt & Sturtevant rd, hopland; 707 744-1140 Sum 10-5, Win 11-4

Jim Ball Vineyards – 4741 hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-3623 open daily 11-5

Kelseyville Wine Co. –5627 gaddy lane, Kelseyville; 707 279-2995

By appointment

Lake Country Wine Studio – 9505 Main St, #1, Upper lake; 707 275-8030 thu-Sun, Sum 1-7, Win 12-6

Langtry Estate – 21000 Butts canyon rd, Middletown; 707 987-2385 open daily 11-5

Lazy Creek Vineyards – 4741 hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-3623 fri-Mon 10:30-4:30

Le Vin Winery – 33151 hwy. 128, Yorkville; 707 894-2304

open by appointment only

Londer Vineyards – 14051 highway 128, Boonville; 707 895-9001 thu-Mon 11-5

Manoir Girard Cellars – 12601 ell river rd; Potter Valley; 707 391 Wine (9463)

open by appointment only

Maple Creek Winery – 20799 hwy 128; Yorkville; 707 895-3001 open daily 10:30-5

Mariah Vineyards – 33525 Mountain View rd, Point Arena; 707 882-2243

open by appointment

Masút Vnyd & Winery – 1301 reeves canyon rd, redwood Valley; 707 485-5466

open by appointment

McDowell Valley – 13380 S. hwy 101, hopland 707 744-8911 Mon-fri 11-5, Sat-Sun 10-5

McFadden Vineyard – 13275 S. hwy 101 Suite #5, hopland; 707 744-8463 open daily 10-5

McNab Ridge Winery – 13441 S. hwy 101; hopland; 707 744-1986 open daily 10-5

Meyer Family Cellars – 19750 hwy 128, Yorkville; 707 895-2341 open daily 10-5

Milano Family Winery – 14594 S. hwy 101, hopland; 707 744-1396

open daily10-5

Moore Family Winery – 11990 Bottle rock road, Kelseyville; 707 279-9279 fri - Sun 11-5

Mt. Konocti Growers Winery – 2550 Big Valley road, Kelseyville; 707 279-4213

open by appointment

Navarro Vineyards – 5601 hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-3686 open daily 10-5

Nelson Family – 550 nelson ranch road; Ukiah open daily 10-5

Noggle Vnyds & Winery – 700 old long Valley road, clearlake oaks; 707 998-0319

Sat-Sun 11-5 or by appt

Oster – 13501 tomki road, redwood Valley; 707 485-5257

open by appointment

Pacific Star – 33000 north highway 1, fort Bragg; 707 964-1155 open daily 11-5

Parducci Wine Cellars – 501 Parducci rd, Ukiah; 1-888-362-9463 open daily 10-5

Paul Dolan Vnyds – 501 Parducci rd, Ukiah; 1-888-362-9463 open daily 10-5

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Phillips Hill Estates – 8627 hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-2209 open daily 11-5

Philo Ridge – 14125 hwy 128, Philo; 707 489-2303

Sat-Sun by appointment

Ployez Winery – 11171 highway 29, lower lake; 707 994-2106 open daily 11-5

Rivino – 4101 cox Schrader rd, Ukiah; 707 293-4262 tue-Sun 1-5

Robledo – 2040 Soda Bay rd, lakeport; 707 263-0100 fri-Sun 10-5

Roederer Estate – 4501 hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-2288 open daily 11-5

Rosa D’Oro – 3915 Main Street, Kelseyville; 707 279-0483 Wed-Sun 11-5

Rosati Family Wines – 21500 South highway 101, hopland; 707 894-3683 open daily 10-5

Saracina Vineyards – 11684 South hwy 101, hopland; 707 744-1671 open daily 11-5

Scharffenberger Cellars – 8501 hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-2957 open daily 11-5

Shannon Ridge – 12599 e. hwy 20, clearlake oaks; 707 998-9656 Daily 10:30-5

Shed Horn Cellars – 21108 calistoga St, Middletown; 707 291-3629

thu-Sat 11-5 or by appt

Silversmith Vnyds – 3700 A rd J, redwood Valley; 707 485-1196 Sum: fri-Sun, Win: Sat-Sun, 11-5 or by appointment

SIP! Mendocino Wine Bar – 13420 South hwy 101, hopland; 707 744-8375 open daily 11-5

Six Sigma Ranch and Winery – 13372 Spruce grove road, lower lake; 707 994-4068 Daily 11-4:30

Sketchbook Wines – 501 Parducci rd, Ukiah; 1-888-362-9463 open daily 10-5

Snows Lake Vnyd –lower lake; 707 994-9444

open by appointment

Sol Rouge – P.o. Box 859, Kelseyville; 707 279-9000

open by appointment

Standish Wine Co. – 5101 hwy 128, Philo707 895-9213 Daily 10-5

Steele Wines – 4350 thomas Drive, at hwy 29, Kelseyille; 707 279-9475 Mon-Sat 11-5

Terra Sávia – 14160 Mountain house rd, hopland; 707 744-1114 tue-Sun 10-5

Terrill Cellars – 16175 Main Street, lower lake; 707 252-8444 Wed, fri-Sun 11-5

Testa Vineyards – 6400 north State Street, calpella; 707 485-7051

open by appointment

Toulouse Vineyards – 8001 hwy 128, 707 895-2828; Philo open daily 11-5

Tulip Hill Winery – 4900 Bartlett Springs rd, nice; 707 274-9373 open daily 10-5

Villa La Brenta – 1780 highway 53, clearlake; 707 994-4000 tue-Sun 10-5

Vin de Tevis – 51161 covelo rd, Dos rios; 707 983-8433

open by appointment only

Weibel Winery – 13275 So hwy 101, Ste 1, hopland; 707 744-2200 open Daily 10-5

Whaler Vineyards – 6200 e Side capella rd, Ukiah; 707 462-6355

open by appointment only

Wildhurst Vineyards – 3855 Main St, Kelseyville; 800 279-4302 open daily 10-5

Yorkville Cellars – 25701 hwy 128, Yorkville; 707 894-9177 open daily, Winter 11-5, Summmer 11-6

Zina hydE CunninghaM – 14077 hwy 128, Boonville; 707 895-9462 open Daily 10-5

suisun VallEy

Blacksmith Cellars – poured at Suisun Valley Wine coop thu-Sun 12-5

Blue Victorian Vineyards – 5071 Suisun Valley Blvd., fairfield; 707 422-8025 Mon-fri 10-5, Sat & Sun 10-6

Green Valley Cellars – 1635 Mason rd, green Valley; 707 864-2089

thu-Sun 11-5 or by appointment

King Andrews Vnyd – poured at Suisun Valley Wine coop thu-Sun 12-5

Ledgewood Creek Winery – 4589 Abernathy road, Suisun city; 707 426-4424 Daily 10-5

Mangels Vineyards – poured at Suisun Valley Wine coop thu-Sun 12-5

Mankas Hills Vineyards – 4185 chadbourne road, Suisun Valley; 707 480-7334

open by appointment only

Tenbrink Vineyards – 1793 rockville rd, Suisun Valley; 800-692-0723

open by appointment only

Rock Creek Vineyard – 4610 green Valley rd, green Valley; 707 864-2471

open by appointment only

Suisun Valley Wine Coop – 4495 Suisun Valley road, Suisun Valley; 707 864-3135 thu-Sun 12-5

Sunset Cellars – poured at Suisun Valley Wine coop thu-Sun 12-5

Vezer Family tasting Rm – 2522 Suite V Mankas corner road, fairfield; 707 429-3958 Mon-fri 10-5, Sat-Sun 10-6

Vezer Family Private Ranch– 707 422-8025

tours & tasting by appointment only

Winterhawk Winery – poured at Suisun Valley Wine coop thu-Sun 12-5

Wooden Valley Winery – 4756 Suisun Valley road, Suisun Valley; 707 864-0730 Daily 11-5

yolo County

Berryessa Gap – 27260 hwy 128, Winters; 530 795-3201

tue-fri 12-4 or by appointment

Berryessa Gap – 15 Main Street, Winters; 530 795-3201 thurs 4:30-8:30, fri 12-8:30, Sat 11-8:30, Sun 11-4

Bogle Vineyards – 37783 county rd, clarksburg; 916 744-1139 Sat-Sun 11-5, Mon-fri 10-

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California Cellars – 15511 isleton road, isleton; 916 777-5747

open by appointment only

Capay Valley Vineyards – 13757 hwy 16, Brooks; 530 796-4110 open Sat-Sun 12-5, Weekdays by appointment

Carvalho Family – poured at the old Sugar Mill, 35265 Willow Ave, clarksburg; 916 744-1625 Wed-Sun 11-5

Heringer Estates – poured at the old Sugar Mill, 35265 Willow Ave, clarksburg; 916 744-1227 thu-Sun 11-5

Purple Pearl Vineyards – 9177 currey rd, Dixon; 707 693-1607 thu-Sun 12-5

River Grove Winery – 52183 clarksburg rd, clarksburg; 916 744-9000

open by appointment only

Rominger West – 4602 Second Street, Davis; 530 747-2044 Mon-Sat 10-6

Scribner Bend Vnyds – 9051 river rd, Sacramento; 916 744–1803 fri-Sun 11-4:30

Six Hands Winery – 13783 isleton rd, Walnut grove; 916 776-2053

open by appointment only

Solomon Wine Co. – poured at the old Sugar Mill, 35265 Willow Ave, clarksburg; 916 744 1131 fri 1-5, Sat-Sun 11-5

Three Wine Company– poured at the old Sugar Mill, 35265 Willow Ave, clarksburg; 707 933-9752 fri-Sun 11-5

Todd Taylor Wines – poured at the old Sugar Mill, 35265 Willow Ave, clarksburg; 916 744-1120 Sat & Sun 11-5

Turkovich Family Wines– 304 railroad Ave, Winters; 530 795-3842 thu 12-6, fri & Sat 12-9,Sun 12-5

Wilson Vineyards – clarksburg; 916 744-1456

open by appointment only

Bay aREa/liVERMoRE

Bent Creek Winery – 5455 greenville rd, livermore; 925 455-6320 fri-Sun 12-4:30

Big White House – 6800 greenville rd, livermore; 925 449-1976 Sat-Sun 12-4:30

Bodegas Aguirre – 8580 tesla rd, livermore; 925 606-0554 Sat-Sun 12-4

Cedar Mountain – 7000 tesla rd, livermore; 925 373-6636 Sat-Sun 12-4

Charles R Vnyds – 8195 crane ridge rd, livermore; 925 454-3040 fri-Sun 12-4:30

Chouinard Vnyds – 33853 Palomares rd, castro Vly; 510 582-9900

Sat-Sun 12-5 (and most holidays)

Concannon – 4590 tesla rd, livermore; 925 456-2505 open daily 11-4:30

Crooked Vine – 4948 tesla rd, livermore; 925 449-0458 Mon-Sat 11-4:30, Sun 12-4:30

Cuda Ridge Wines – 5385 east Ave, livermore; 510 304-0914

fri-Sun 12-4:30 & by appointment

Dashe Cellars – 55 4th St, oakland; 510 452-1800

thu-Sun 12-6, Mon by appt

Eagle Ridge Vineyard – 10017 tesla rd, livermore; 925 443-3375 Sat-Sun 12-4:30

Eckert Estate – 2400 Arroyo road, livermore; 925 584-6494

Sat-Sun 12 -5 & by appointment

el Sol – 8626 lupine Way, livermore; 925 606-1827 fri-Sun 12-5

Elliston Vineyards – 463 Kilkare, Sunol; 925 862-2377

Sat-Sun 11-5 or by appt

Fenestra Winery – 83 Vallecitos rd (hwy 84), livermore; 925 447-5246 fri-Sun 12-5

Garré Vineyard & Winery – 7986 tesla rd, livermore; 925 371-8200 fri-Sun 11:30-5

Hidden Creek – 5937 graham ct, Suite B, livermore; 925 371-2424 Sat-Sun 12-4:30

John Christopher – 25 So. livermore Ave, Ste 103, livermore; 925-456-Wine thu-Sun 12-6

La Rochelle – 5443 tesla rd, livermore; 925 243-6442 open daily 12-4:30

Las Positas Vineyards – 1828 Wetmore rd, livermore; 925 449-9463 fri-Sun 12-5

Lavish Laines Winery – 2481 Buena Vista Ave, livermore; 925 321-0373 fri-Sun 11-7

Les Chenes – 5562 Victoria lane, livermore; 925 373-1662 Weekends 12-4:30

Little Valley Winery – 739 Main St, Pleasanton thu-Sat 12-6, Sun 12-5

Livermore Valley Cellars– 2838 cellars Dr, livermore; 925 454-9463 Sat-Sun 12-5

Longevity Wines – 2271 South Vasco rd, Ste B, livermore, 925-443-Wine fri-Sat-Sun 12-5

Marr Cellars – poured at tesla Vintners, 5143 tesla rd, livermore; 925 606-Wine fri-Sun 12-5

McgRail VinEyaRds– 5600 greenville rd, livermore; 925 373-6214 fri-Mon 12-4:30 & by appointment

Miramont Estate – poured at tesla Vintners, 5143 tesla rd, livermore; 925 606-Wine fri-Sun 12-5

24837 e. Milton rd, linden; 209 887-3178 By appointment only

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Mitchell Katz Winery – 1188 Vineyard Ave; Pleasanton; 925 931-0744 thu-Sun 12-5

Murietta’s Well – 3005 Mines rd; livermore; 925 456-2390 May-oct open daily 11-4:30, nov-Apr Wed-Sun 11-4:30

Nottingham Cellars – 2245 South Vasco rd, livermore; 925 294-8647 fri 2-6, Sat-Sun 12-4:30

oCCasio – 2245B South Vasco road, livermore; 925 371-1987 fri-Sun 12 to 5

Page Mill– 1960 S. livermore Ave, livermore; 925 456-7676 12-4:30

fri-Sunday & by appointment

Red Feather – 5700 greenville rd, livermore; 925 449-1871 Sat-Sun 11-5, Mon-fri 12-4

Retzlaff Vineyards – 1356 S. livermore Ave, livermore; 925 447-8941 tue-fri 12-2, Sat-Sun 12-4:30

Rios Lovell Estate Winery – 6500 tesla rd, livermore; 925 443-0434 Wed-fri 11-3, Sat-Sun 11-5

Rodrigue Molyneaux – 3053 Marina Ave, livermore; 925 447-4280 Sat-Sun 12:30-5

Ruby Hill Winery – 400 Vineyard Ave, Pleasanton; 925 931-Wine open daily 11-5:30

Ryhan Estate Vineyards – 5385 east Ave, livermore; 408-209-9498 fri-Sun 12-5

Singing Winemaker (The ) – poured at tesla Vintners, 5143 tesla rd, livermore; 925 606-Wine fri-Sun 12-5

Steven Kent – 5443 tesla rd, livermore; 925 243-6440 open daily 12-4:30

Stony Ridge Winery – 4948 tesla rd, livermore; 925 449-0458 Mon-Sat 11-4:30, Sun 12-4:30

Tamas Estate – 5565 tesla rd, livermore; 925 456-2380 open daily 12-4:30

Tenuta Vineyards – 633 Kalthoff common, livermore; 925 960-1006 fri-Sun 12-5

Tesla Vintners – 5143 tesla rd, livermore; 925 606-Wine fri-Sun 12-5

Thomas Coyne Winery – 51 e. Vallecitos rd (hwy 84), livermore; 925 373-6541 Sat-Sun 12-5

Wente Vineyards Estate Tasting Room – 5565 tesla rd, livermore; 925 456-2305 open daily 11-4:30

Wente Vineyards Tasting Room – 5050 Arroyo rd, livermore; 925 456-2405 open daily 11-6:30

Westover Vineyards – 34329 Palomares rd, castro Valley; 925 537-3932 Sat-Sun 12-5

White Crane Winery – 5405 greenville rd, livermore; 925 455-8085 thu-Mon 12-4:30

Wood Family Winery – 7702 cedar Mountain rd, livermore; 925 606-7411

open by appointment

tREasuRE island

BodEga WinE EstatEs – 751 13th St at Ave M, treasure island, San francisco fri, Sat & Sun from 1-6pm

Fat Grape Winery – 1080 Avenue M, treasure island, San francisco; 415-388-8318

tue-Sun 12-5:30 pm

Hoffman Family Cellars– 751 13th Street at Avenue M, treasure island, San francisco

opening Soon

Just Joshin – 751 13th Street at Avenue M, treasure island, San francisco

fri, Sat, Sun from 1-6pm

KnightsWood – 751 13th Street at Avenue M, treasure island, San francisco

fri, Sat, Sun 1-6pm

stEin FaMily WinEs – 751 13th Street at Avenue M, treasure island, San francisco fri, Sat, Sun 1-6pm

Treasure Island Wines – 95 9th Street and Ave i, treasure island, Sf; 415-394-9463 Mon-fri 9am-5pm, Sat 12-4pm

WinERy sF – 200 california Ave, Bldg 180 no, treasure island, Sf, 415-Sf -JUice open daily 12-5, tours by appointment

VIE – 200 california Ave, Bldg 180 no, treasure island, Sf, 415-Sf -JUice

open daily 12-5, tours by appointment

Sol Rouge – 200 california Ave, Bldg 180 no, treasure island, Sf, 415-Sf -JUice open daily 12-5, tours by appointment

ContRa Costa County

Bloomfield Vnyd– 633 first Street, Brentwood; 925 634-9463

Wed-thu 4-8pm, fri 4-11pm, Sat 11am-11pm

Captain Vineyards – 1969 Joseph Drive, Moraga; 925 631-0714

open by appointment

Enos Wines – 9000 Brentwood Blvd., Brentwood; 925 634-3900

open by appointment

Hannah Nicole Vnyds – 6740 Balfour road, Brentwood; 925 513-0769 fri 11-3, Sat-Sun 1-5

Happy Valley Cellars – 1223 Upper happy Valley road, lafayette; 925 283-1245

open by appointment

Lolonis Vnyds Tasting Room – 1930 tice Valley Blvd, Walnut creek; 925-456-Wine Mon-fri 1-4

New Departures Wine Co. – 6140 Alhambra Valley road, Martinez; 925 366-8463

open by appointment

Odisea Wine Co. – 963 redwood Drive, Danville; 925 915-1662

open by appointment

Olin Wines – 975 Detroit Ave., Unit B, concord; 925 771-7107

Sat 12-4 or by appt.

Palomares Vineyards – 34329 Palomares road, castro Valley Sat-Sun 12-5

Parkmon Vineyards – 55 laird Drive, Moraga; 925 631-7980

open by appointment

Shadowbrook Winery – 3739 Shadowbrook court, Walnut creek; 925-988-9463

open by appointment

Sterling Albert Winery– 150 Mason circle, Suite J, concord; 925 219-2279

Sat 12-5pm, Sun by appt.

Tamayo Family Vnyds – 2155 elkins Way, Brentwood; 925 513-8463

Viano Vineyards – 150 Morello Avenue, Martinez; 925 228-6465

Wedl Wine Cellars – 400 tate lane, oakley; 925 360-9677

open by appointment

Wed-Mon 9-5pm

open by appointment only

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