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TABLE OF CONTENTS | WINE COUNTRY THIS WEEK

NOVEMBER 29, 2013 | ISSUE 48, VOLUME 32

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WINE REGIONS FEATURES


8 | NORTHERN CALIFORNIA MAP 33 | SUISUN VALLEY 35 | NAPA VALLEY Napa Valley Wineries Map, 44-45 St. Helena Map, 36 Downtown Napa Map, 38 Yountville, 39 Calistoga, 41 46 | SONOMA COUNTY Sonoma County Wineries Map, 46-47 Northern Sonoma County Wineries Map, 48 Geyserville Wineries Map, 56 Downtown Healdsburg Map, 56 Sonoma Valley Wineries Map, 58 Sonoma Plaza Map, 61 Glen Ellen/Kenwood Map, 64 66 | MENDOCINO & LAKE COUNTIES Lake & Mendocino Counties Map, 66 68 | SANTA CLARA, SANTA CRUZ & MONTEREY COUNTIES Monterey Bay/Santa Cruz Mountains Map, 68 Salinas Valley Wineries Map, 70 71 | LIVERMORE VALLEY Livermore Valley Map, 71 20 | ROMBAUER VINEYARDS Great Napa Valley wines decade after decade 22 | ON THE COVER: PRAGER WINERY AND PORT WORKS 24 | POPE VALLEY WINERY Turn left and go back 100 years 26 | 30TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE November 29 & 30 in Sonoma Valley 28 | CA MOMI ENOTECA A taste of Italy in Napas Oxbow Market 36 | TASTING ROOM OF THE WEEK: LOUIS M. MARTINI WINERY 38 | EXPLORING NAPA VALLEY WINE SERIES Classes from Culinary Institute of America at Greystone 39 | RUTHERFORD PASSPORT WEEKEND Including winemaker dinners and VIP tastings 62 | B.R. COHN WINERY Sip, Savor and Shop for the Holidays 65 | KORBIN KAMERON WINERY Opens tasting room in Glen Ellen 71 | HOLIDAYS IN THE VINEYARDS Livermore wineries, December 7 & 8

REGULARS
6 | WINE COUNTRY DEALS & DISCOUNTS 10 | WINEOLOGY By Len Napolitano Do you have any suggestions for giving wine as gifts? 11 | GOOD TO KNOW BEFORE HEADING TO THE WINERIES 12 | WINE GROWING DECISIONS By Josh Stein Two ways to produce bubbles with very different results 13 | CALENDAR OF EVENTS 32 | WINEMAKER FAVORITES Up close and personal with rockstar winemakers 34 | CONCIERGE FAVORITES 72 | WINERY LISTINGS Napa Valley, 72 | Sonoma County, 78 Monterey, Santa Cruz & Santa Clara Counties, 82 Lake & Mendocino Counties, 83 Suisun, 84 | Bay Area/Livermore, 85 73 | NAPA VALLEYS TOP 5 CAVE TOURS 75 | PET FRIENDLY WINERIES 77 | SONOMA COUNTYS TOP 5 CAVE TOURS 86 | DINING DIRECTORY Wine Country This Weeks preferred restaurants in Sonoma County (p86) and Napa Valley (p87)

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our 53-acre Italian estate

award-winning wines along with racing history

the winery, vineyard and Tuscan villa

Open 10:30am to 5pm. Public tours at 11am and 2pm. Call ahead for private tours and tastings. 4162 Big Ranch Road, Napa Valley Between Highway 29 and Silverado Trail Tasting room: 707-259-6777 x227 www.andrettiwinery.com
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DEALS & DISCOUNTS


NAPA VALLEY

5 31 5 3 47 39 43 6 5 88 28 25 41 12

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ANDRETTI WINERY 2 for 1 tasting with ad BALDACCI FAMILY VINEYARDS $20 tasting fee waived with $40 purchase CALIFORNIA WINE TOURS Special price on tours and tastings GOLDEN HAVEN Discounts on Couples Mud Bath/Spa Getaway HAGAFEN CELLARS 2 for 1 tasting with ad JESSUP CELLARS Tasting fee waived with purchase LOUIS M. MARTINI WINERY 2 for 1 tasting with ad JAMIESON RANCH Two for one artisan cheese and wine pairing NAPA VALLEY BIKE TOURS Mention WCTW for special offer RUTHERFORD HILL WINERY 10% off your purchase with ad STAGECOACH EXPRESS Complimentary shipping box STERLING VINEYARDS Visit their website for $5 savings SUMMERS WINES 15% discount with ad WILLIAM HILL 2 for 1 tasting with ad

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RTISAN AIRIN ARTISAN R RT T TISAN CHEES CHEESE E & WINE PAIRING P PA PAIRIN A G

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B WISE Mention ad for an Enhanced Tasting Experience BALLETTO VINEYARDS Complimentary tasting with ad CALIFORNIA WINE TOURS Special price on tours and tastings CELLARS OF SONOMA 2 for 1 tasting with ad FERRARI-CARANO 2 for 1 Classic Wines tasting with ad FRITZ WINERY Mention ad for $5 off wine tasting GEYSER PEAK WINERY Mention ad for two for one Reserve tasting HOP KILN WINERY 2 for 1 tasting with ad KELLER ESTATE Mention WCTW for $20 off cave tour & barrel tasting KENDALL-JACKSON WINERY 2 for 1 Reserve Tasting with ad LEDSON WINERY & VINEYARDS Mention ad for upgraded tasting LOST CANYON WINERY Complimentary tasting for two with ad MARTIN RAY WINERY 15% discount with ad RODNEY STRONG Complimentary Estate tasting/20% discount with ad SONOMA VALLEY BIKE TOURS Mention WCTW for special offer STATION 1870 Complimentary tasting for two with ad VJB VINEYARDS & CELLARS 2 complimentary tastings & 15% off VIANSA WINERY 2 for 1 tasting & 10% off purchase with ad
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VEZR FAMILY/BLUE VICTORIAN 2 free tastings & 10% off wine purchase

MENDOCINO/LAKE COUNTIES

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HARMONIQUE 15% pff wine purchase with ad

SANTA CLARA, SANTA CRUZ & MONTEREY COUNTIES

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HAHN WINERY Complimentary tasting for two with ad


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TASTING ROOM OPEN DAILY 12-5PM JOIN US FOR WINE TASTING
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An exclusive side-by-side evaluation of four Trinchero cabernets from St. Helena, Rutherford, Atlas Peak & Mt. Veeder in the private downstairs cellar $50 per person.

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NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
TO EUREKA TO REDDING

Fort Bragg

20
Mendocino Willits Little River Calpella

GETTING TO NAPA
FROM
5

MILES

TRAVEL TIME Average)

20
Elk Ukiah

Sonoma San Francisco Monterey Los Angeles

15 48 152 400

23mins 1hr 2hrs 45mins 6hrs 20mins


TRAVEL TIME Average)

1
Pt. Arena Boonville Yorkville

253 128
Hopland

29
Lakeport

GETTING TO SONOMA
FROM
Clear Lake
53 20
Williams

MILES

175
Cloverdale

29

Clearlake Lower Lake

Gualala Sea Ranch

Lake Sonoma

Napa Healdsburg San Francisco Monterey Los Angeles


99

15 38 45 161 410

23mins 54mins 1 hr 3hrs 6hrs 30mins


TRAVEL TIME Average)
TO RENO

Geyserville

101

29

16
Brooks

Healdsburg
Timber Cove Jenner Bodega Bay Guerneville

12

Sebastopol

116
Tomales

Middletown

GETTING TO HEALDSBURG
FROM
505 5

MILES

128

Calistoga
29

Santa Rosa
Kenwood Glen Ellen

St. Helena
Rutherford Yountville

Lake Berryessa

Sacramento
80

Sonoma Napa San Francisco Monterey Los Angeles


50

38 56 69 184 442

54mins 1hr 10mins 1hr 22mins 3hrs 20min 7hrs


Placerville

128 Winters

12
Petaluma

Napa
12 121

121
Fairfield

Davis

TO LAKE TAHOE

Pa cif ic Oc ean
Pt. Reyes

116

Sonoma
121 37

Pt. Reyes Station

12 12
Vallejo

99
Sutter Creek Rio Vista

49

101 1
Muir Woods
San Rafael

680
Jackson

San Pablo Bay


580 80
Berkeley

780 4 24
Concord Walnut Creek

88 12

Lodi
49
Angels Camp

San Francisco
Pacifica
SFO

4 4

c ran San F
isc
o

580

680

Oakland
Alameda Hayward

Jamestown

580

Stockton

280
Half Moon Bay Woodside

92
Pleasanton

Livermore
205 880 84 680
Fremont

Oakdale Manteca

Chinese Camp

TO YOSEMITE

101 84

580

Palo Alto

Ba
y

Santa Clara

FROM

GETTING TO MONTEREY TRAVEL TIME


MILES Average)

San Jose
17

Santa Cruz
Capitola

Morgan Hill

Sonoma Napa San Francisco San Jose Paso Robles Los Angeles
Gilroy

162 153 114 73 117 321

3hrs 2hrs 45mins 2hrs 10mins 1hrs 20mins 2hrs 5hrs 30mins
TRAVEL TIME Average)

Monterey Bay

152

Watsonville Moss Landing

152

GETTING TO SAN JOSE


FROM MILES

156

Monterey
Pacific Grove

Salinas
68 101
TO PASO ROBLES & SAN LUIS OBISPO

Sonoma Napa San Francisco Monterey Los Angeles


5

90 86 48 73 340
TO LOS ANGELES

1hr 50mins 1hr 35mins 1 hr 1hr 20mins 5hrs 30mins


99

Carmel

TO BIG SUR & MORRO BAY

Gonzales

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ODETTE ESTATE

Welcome to Odette Estate, Stags Leap District newest winery. We invite you to visit our vibrant tasting room. Open daily for tastings 10:30 am 4 pm by appointment. To schedule your visit please call 707.224.7533 or visit www.odetteesate.com.

Escape the crowds of highway 29 to the quaint beauty of Rombauer Vineyards. Come enjoy our fabulous views, sample gold medal winning wines, take a self guided walked through our spectacular flower gardens and experience hospitality like no other.
SPECIALIZING IN: CABERNET, ZINFANDEL, MERLOT, CHARDONNAY $15 Classic Tasting Flight $30 Proprietary Flight Open daily 10am-5pm Six or more people by appointment only

ODE T TE E STATE WI N E RY 5998 SILVER ADO TR AIL NAPA, CA 94558

3522 Silverado Trail, St. Helena (707) 963-5170 www.rombauer.com

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INTELLIGENCE FOR THE WINE CONSUMER


BY LEN NAPOLITANO

Do you have any suggestions for giving wine as gifts?


There are two ways to choose wine as a gift when you know little or nothing about the recipient. You can decide on a certain style of wine based on his or her personality, or you can choose a wine that carries some personal meaning with it. For example, if I am choosing a wine gift for someone who lives out of state I always choose to give a California wine. People living in other states dont always have the same selection of California wines that we are accustomed to here. But more important, I like to choose a wine from a relatively small, lesser-known producer that does not have nationwide distribution. Ask your local wine merchant for help on selecting a wine from a smaller California winery that makes wines of distinction. Ill also give a gift of wine from wineries that Ive personally visited. Its nice being able to add a story to the gift-giving moment taken from my own experience at the winery. You can learn a lot on a short visit to a winerys tasting room--how the winery originated, a fascinating biography of the owner something unusual that adds interest to the gift. When you get down to selecting the particular style of wine for someone whose preference youre unsure of, here are a few tips that may help: Champagne and Sparkling Wines: A safe bet in practically any situation, but avoid low-price choices. Pinot Noir: A very versatile wine that would be appreciated by either a devotee of red wines or white wines. Cabernet Sauvignon or Merlot: The perfect gift for the outdoor grilling-loving meat eater. Bordeaux: For the traditionalist or the history lover. It costs a little more, but it will be greatly appreciated. Chianti Classico Reserva: Nothing says amore better than one of Italy's finest wines.
Len Napolitano is the author of Nose, Legs, Body! Know Wine Like The Back of Your Hand, a quick and easy guide for the wine beginner. The book is available at bookstores, online and at wineology.com. Follow Len on Twitter: @wineologist and visit his blog: noselegsbody.com. Send your wine question to Len: wineologist@earthlink.net

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Good to Know Before Heading to the Wineries


BY CHARLES NEAVE

For the most part, going wine tasting is about the easiest thing in the world, especially here in California where wineries and tasting rooms abound. You can find wineries specializing in red wines of all types, those that are famous for their white wines and others who pour sparkling wine. It is a matter of doing a little research and planning your day. Most tasting rooms open around 10 a.m. and close between 4:30 and 6 p.m. Here are some tips that have proven to be helpful and are designed to help make the sensory adventure of wine tasting all the more enjoyable. Before you start off pack a few essentials: Water (plenty of water) and something to snack on crackers or a baguette. Many wineries have picnic areas and there are plenty of delis and bakeries that can make up a lunch for you, or make your own. Which brings us to eating and drinking, the kind that doesnt directly involve wine. Be sure to nibble during the day and make sure you make time for lunch. Two tips: drink at least twice as much water as you do wine, and remember that you dont have to drink everything poured into your glass. There is a reason tasting bars have dump buckets and a pitcher of water to wash out your glass. Dont be afraid to ask questions. Time and time again I have heard knowledgeable winery workers say that there is no such thing as a stupid question, and they mean that. You can drink what you want, in the order you want. If you only like

reds, say so; if you dont like sweet wines, speak up. But the idea of starting with whites, then going on to reds and then sweet wines is a good guide. Zinfandel is red. I am sure you know that but it never hurts to remind everyone. If there is a particular wine you want to try and it is not on the list, ask. There might be a bottle around that was opened for a trade tasting or by the winemaker. Most tasting rooms are happy to pour a little if you show enthusiasm. Take notes on the wines you most enjoyed. Take advantage of tours when the winery offers them, but keep in mind that they take anywhere from 20 minutes to well over an hour, so one a day is plenty. Buy wines that you can only find at the winery. These often include smaller (375 ml) bottles of limited production Ports or dessert wines. Dont buy a wine you can get at a supermarket back home. Youll pay more, and besides, whats the point? Look for tasting rooms in towns. Many of these are cooperative tasting rooms, where in one place you might find wines from a dozen or more small-to-medium premium producers. They are scattered throughout the area and more are opening all the time. Dont give too much thought to ratings and vintages. Its like art: if you like it, its a good wine. It is as simple as that. Remember that you dont have to do the driving. It takes no more than a phone call hire a transportation company to do the driving.

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TASTING ROOM OPEN DAILY 10AM4:30PM

ETUDE WINERY 1250 CUTTINGS WHARF ROAD, NAPA

PREMIUM NAPA VALLEY WINES FOUNDED IN 1897

Come and experience the history and pastoral setting with picnic grounds, a bocce court and a horse shoe pit.
Tours & Tastings offered daily Exclusive Group & Lunch Packages by appointment Open Daily 10-5 6613 Pope Valley Road, Pope Valley, CA 94567 (707) 965-1246 www.popevalleywinery.com

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BY JOSH STEIN

Two Ways to Produce Bubbles with Very Different Results


Ever been handed a random glass of sparkling wine at an event or someones house, from which you eagerly sipped, expecting creaminess and length, but which instead gave nothing but disappoitment in the insipid, sweet, bubbled white or pink grape juice actually in the glass? No, it wasnt you, and no, all bubbles are not created equal or equally. Blame soda for ever making you think otherwise since thats essentially how that wine was made. There may be a lot of wine with bubbles out there, but not all are sparkling wines in the way we usually assume. Inexpensive sparkling wine tastes cheap not necessarily because of inexpensive grapes (though they dont help) but because of an inexpensive production process, called the Charmat or bulk process, which accelerates the fermentation and thus the carbonation, creating an artificially-tasting mouthfeel on the tongue. Through the use of glass-lined pressure tanks, carbon dioxide can also be injected into the wine, giving it carbonation ala soda water. The result of either looks like sparkling wine, but it sure doesnt give the same pleasures since with wine the time taken in production is reflected in the mouthfeel of the finished wine itself. It is literally a case of tongue beware! Indeed, without considerble time on the lees, the spent yeast and other fermentation by-products, the creaminess we associate with a sparkling wine wont be present, which is why the bubbles dont have the same mouthfeel. This latter, methode traditionelle, process produces the bubbles as part of a long, slow fermentation on the yeast in individual bottles and is what creates the luxuriously creamy yet fruity essence of proper sparkling wine or its various pseudonyms around the world (cava, prosecco, Asti, Champagne, etc.). Its no joke that patience is rewarded in sparkling wines. The timeframe is completely different for each methodology, and that has the impact on the finished product. Equally, because the pressure tanks are proportionally so much larger than a sparkling wine bottle, the liquid-to-solids ratio is far different. What produces the creaminess of the mouthfeel in aged sparkling wines is precisely the length of time in contact with the fine lees thats what forms the modern day frozen bolt that each bottle releases during disgorgement before final bottling. Producers will sometimes move sparkling wines into other glass sizes before bottling in the finished glass for this reason: the right ratio really matters to the aging. In fact, all of the packaging for these wines has to be specially designed because sparkling wine is under pressure as this natural carbonation slowly builds, hence the familiar wire cage to make sure the cork cannot shoot out of the bottle. Thus, unlike a lot of other things in the world today, you really do get what you pay for with fine sparkling wines and their natural bubbles produced the low and slow way first recognized by winemasters Francesco Scacchi and Dom Prignon all those centuries ago in Europe. Any sparkling wine made the traditional way will indicate as such on the label because the imposters legally cannot, and given the time, expense and headaches involved, those who can want credit where its due! At your next event, ask to see the bottle before you imbibe and if anyone gives you a funny look, now youve got a conversation starter for those awkward event beginnings when no one knows what to talk about. Enjoy!
Josh Stein has been in the Napa wine business for more than a decade, and, in addition to being owner/winemaker of the Stein Family Wine Group, which produces a nationally and internationally distributed portfolio of wine brands and donates 5% of its sales to the children of wineworkers in the form of college scholarships and support funds, he regularly consults for wineries and organizations throughout the North Bay and Coast via their subsidiaries, Discrete Wine Support Services and SF-Integrated Vineyard Management Services.

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NAPA VALLEY
ONGOING Napa Valley Wine Train Napa, www.winetrain.com, 800-427-4124 Nov 28: Thanksgiving Lunch & Dinner Dec 2-5, 9-12: Santa Train Dec 6: Murder Mystery Dinner Theater Dec 14: Moonlight Escape 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 Jefferson House Reserve Room Tasting at Monticello Vineyards Napa Reserve Room Wine Tasting, Corley Family Napa Valley, $25 RSVP 707-253-2802 x18, www.CorleyFamilyNapaValley.com ONGOING V. Sattui Winery St. Helena, 9am-6pm summer, no appt. necessary www.vsattui.com, 707-963-7774 Premium tasting, daily, $10 Italian Marketplace with 200+ cheeses Deli with panini, sandwiches, crabcakes & more Weekend BBQ, wood-fired pizza, oysters, mozzarella bar 2 acres of tree-shaded picnic grounds ONGOING Tours & Tasting at ZD Wines Rutherford, RSVP 800-487-7757, www.zdwines.com Traditional Tasting, $10, daily 10am-4:30pm Premier Tasting, $20, daily 10am-4:30pm Private Group Tasting, $25, by appt Cellar Tour & Tasting, $40, by appt Vineyard View Tasting, $75, by appt Abacus Tasting, $650, by appt Wine Train, $199 Library Selection Tour, $75, by appt Eco Tour, $50, by appt ONGOING Vineyard & Winery Tours at Raymond Vineyards St. Helena, 10:30am and 3pm (by appt), $45 www.raymondvineyards.com, 707-963-6929 ONGOING Tours and Tastings at William Hill Estate Winery Napa, 10am-5pm, by prior appointment only www.williamhillestate.com, 707-265-3024 Taste the Napa Valley, $15 Taste of Chardonnay, $18 Taste the Silverado Bench, $20 William Hill Estate Vineyard Experience, $25 William Hill Estate Experience, $50 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 Educational Tours & Wine Tasting at Castello di Amorosa Calistoga, www.castellodiamorosa.com, RSVP, 707-967-6272 No appointment necessary for tasting; tours need an appointment. Regular tour & tasting Reserve tour & tasting Tasting only Private VIP tours Napa Valley Neighbor Program

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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 Tasting Experiences at Artesa Up to 10 guests, some require 72 hour notice 707-254-2126, Tours@artesawinery.com, www.ArtesaWinery.com Estate Reserve Experience, 10:30am, daily Vino con Queso, $60, 11:30am, daily Chocolate Indulgence, $50, 1:30pm, daily Spanish Tapas and Wine Pairing, $60, 1:03pm, daily International Tapas & Wine Pairing, $60, 2:30pm, daily Vines & Wines Vineyard Tour, $45, 10:30am, Fri-Sun May-Oct Food & Wine Pairing, $80, 12:30pm, Fri-Sun Ultimate Tasting, $55, 2:30pm, Sat-Sun, Jan-Jul ONGOING Public Tours & Tastings at Andretti Winery Napa, Daily 11am & 2pm, www.andrettiwinery.com, 877-386-5070 x227 Villa Tasting, $15 Napa Valley Tasting, $20 Founders Tasting (seated in Tuscan House), $35 Delizia Dessert Tasting, $10 Private Vineyard Tour & Tastings available by appointment Picnic Luncheon in the Vineyards $35/person, $30/wine club members (reserve in advance) ONGOING Tastings at St. Supry Rutherford, www.stsupery.com, 800-942-0809 Vineyard to Glass: 10:30am, 1pm; Mon, Thurs, Fri, Sun; $25 Cellar Tour, Fridays, 2pm, $50 Dollarhide Library Tasting, daily, $35 lu Library Tasting, daily, $35 ONGOING Wine Tasting Experiences at Benessere Vineyards St. Helena, www.benesserevineyards.com, by appt 707-963-5853 x105 Personalized Wine Flights, daily, $20 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: Wine Experiences & Tastings An opportunity to participate in a wide range of semi-private seated tastings. 11am daily, 2:30pm Monday-Friday & 2pm Saturday & Sunday $75; free/club members Insignia Blending Wine Aroma Challenge Napa Valley Rocks Barrel Tasting Friday, Saturday & Sunday only at 11am, Wine & Cheese Pairing $75/person. Casual terrace tastings available daily, $35 & $70. For reservations, info: 707-967-3720, www.josephphelps.com 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 Visitor Programs at Robert Mondavi Winery For details, www.robertmondavi.com, 888-RMONDAVI x2 The Signature Tour & Tasting Discover tour The Exclusive Cellar Tasting The Wine Tasting Basics Twilight Tour Tasting Beyond the Basics ONGOING Tastings at Silverado Vineyards Napa, www.silveradovineyards.com, 707-259-6611, 800-997-1770 x611 Saddleblock Vineyard Tasting, by appt, $75 Library Tasting, by appt, $75 Daily Tasting Room Flights, Estate/$15, Premier/$25 Public Tours & Tasting, 10:30am & 2:30pm, by appt, $25 Private Tour and or Tasting, 15-25 guests, by appt, $20/tour, $25/tour & tasting ONGOING di Rosa Napa, www.dirosapreserve.org, 707-226-5991 Ongoing through Feb 2: Beatnik Meteors Exhibit ONGOING Napa Valley Opera House 1030 Main Street, Napa, www.nvoh.org, 707-226-7372 ONGOING Napa Valley Museum Yountville, www.NapaValleyMuseum.org, 707-944-0500 Dec 7-29: Wonderful World of LEGO Dec 14: Free Family Day, Ringing in the Seasons! ONGOING WEDNESDAYS Winemaker Wednesdays at 1313 Main Napa, 6-8pm, www.1313main.com, 707-258-1313 ONGOING FRIDAYS Bubbles Bar at 1313 Main Napa, 9pm-12am, www.1313main.com, 707-258-1313 ONGOING FRIDAYS-SUNDAYS Barrel Tasting & Tours at Jamieson Ranch Tour and Barrel Tasting by appointment. Napa, www.reatawines.com, 707-254-8673x119 ONGOING FRIDAYS-SUNDAYS Food & Wine Pairings at Etude Winery Napa, 10am, 1pm & 3pm, $35, $25/members www.etudewines.com, 707-257-5300 ONGOING THROUGH JANUARY 5 Serenity, Wonder, and Spirit by Jeffery A. Davis Photography Exhibit at Mumm Napa Rutherford, www.mummnapa.com, 707-967-7740 SATURDAYS THROUGH APRIL Blend Your Own Merlot at Rutherford Hill Blending seminars in the Rutherford Hill caves. Rutherford, 11am-1pm, $95, $75/members, RSVP www.rutherfordhill.com, 707-963-1871x2218 NOVEMBER 29 25th Annual Festival of Lights Holiday faire with Santa Claus, carolers & horse-drawn carriage rides. Downtown Yountville, 2-7pm, www.vmarketplace.com, 707-944-0904 NOVEMBER 29 Speakeasy Sales & Party Event Ehlers Estate, St. Helena, 9:30am-6pm www.ehlersestate.com, 707-963-5972 NOVEMBER 30 Holiday Shop Event at The Room Flora Springs Winery, St. Helena www.florasprings.com, 707-967-6723 NOVEMBER 30 Annual Tree Lighting Celebration Bring a food donation for the Napa Valley Food Bank Robert Mondavi Winery, Oakville, 3-5pm www.robertmondaviwinery.com, 888-766-6328 DECEMBER 1 Holiday Open House & Special Tasting Viader, Deer Park, 12-4pm, www.viader.com, 707-963-3816 DECEMBER 5 Holiday Member Pick Up Event at Mumm Napa Rutherford, 6-8pm, $35/members, $45 www.mummnapa.com, 707-967-7781, RSVP

Nov 29: Paula Poundstone Dec 5: A Rockapella Christmas Dec 7: Pink Martini Dec 12: Terry Bradfords Community Chorus Dec 13: A Charlie Brown Christmas with David Benoit Dec 14: Windham Hill Winter Solstice Dec 15: NV Ballet, A Visit to Santas Workshop & Rhapsody in Blue Dec 19: Hot Club of San Francisco, A Cool Yule Dec 21: VOENA, Voices of the Season, Starry Night ONGOING Live at Uptown Theatre Napa, www.uptowntheatrenapa.com, 707-259-0123 Nov 30: Faith Ako plus Patrick Landeza & Steven Espaniola Dec 7: Merle Haggard Dec 8: The Wailin Jennys Dec 11: Groundation Dec 13: Craig Ferguson Hot & Grumpy Dec 14: The Blind Boys of Alabama Christmas Show Jan 12: Jonny Lang Feb 9: Boz Scaggs Mar 8: Ani DiFranco ONGOING Napa Valley Performing Arts Center at Lincoln Theater Yountville, www.lincolntheater.org, 707-944-9900 Dec 6-7: Christmas with the Crawfords Dec 11: Air Force Band of the Golden West Holiday Concert Dec 12: Oak Ridge Boys Dec 13: Holidays with Dirty Cello Dec 21-22: The Nutcracker Jan 18: Whitney Houston Tribute

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Daily: Valley First Tour Daily: Grgich Hills Estate Winery Tour Fri-Sun: Domaine Chandon Winery Tour Sat: Valleys only Evening Winery Tour Mon-Thu: Ambassador Winery Tour Nov 28: Thanksgiving Lunch & Dinner Dec 2-5, 9-12: Santa Train Dec 6: Murder Mystery Dinner Theater Dec 14: Moonlight Escape

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DECEMBER 6 FEBRUARY 9 5th Annual Winter in the Wineries Passport Program Tout, taste & meet the winemakers at 14 noteworthy wineries! Calistoga, www.VisitCalistoga.com, 707-942-6333, $75 DECEMBER 7 Crab Boil at Acacia Vineyard Roll up your sleeves & get your hands dirty! 11:30am-2pm Napa, www.acaciavineyard.com, 877-226-1700 DECEMBER 7 FORTIS Cabernet Sauvignon Release Party at Pine Ridge Vineyards Napa, 11am-3pm, www.pineridgevineyards.com, 800-575-9777 DECEMBER 7 Holiday Wreaths for Charity at Castello di Amorosa Calistoga, 10am-4pm, www.castellodiamorosa.com, 707-967-6274 DECEMBER 7 Artesa Holiday Dinner Napa, 877-224-8309, www.artesawinery.com DECEMBER 7 Holiday Celebration at Sequoia Grove Napa, www.sequoiagrove.com, 800-851-7841 DECEMBER 7 Holiday Winemaker Dinner at Merryvale Vineyards St. Helena, 7pm, $175, RSVP www.merryvale.com, 800-326-6069x429 DECEMBER 7 Holiday Open House & Art Show Browse & shop original creations of local wine country artists. Black Stallion Winery, Napa, 12-4pm, $15, $10/Napa residents www.blackstallionwinery.com, 707-227-3255 DECEMBER 8 8th Annual Hanukkah Hootenanny & Wine Club Pickup Party at Judds Hill Free/members, guests/$25, general/$50, RSVP Napa, 12-2:30pm, www.juddshill.com, 707-255-2332 DECEMBER 11 Artesa Pick Up Party Napa, 877-224-8309, www.artesawinery.com DECEMBER 12 Wine on Americas Holiday Table Markham Vineyards, St. Helena, 5:30-9pm, communications@wwsnapasonoma.com, $75 DECEMBER 13, 20 Open House at Acacia Vineyard Finish up your holiday shopping & enjoy wine, special savings & holiday treats! Napa, www.acaciavineyard.com, 877-226-1700 DECEMBER 14 Holiday Barrel Tasting & Release Party at Merryvale Vineyards St. Helena, 1-4pm, $50, $25/members guests, free/members www.merryvale.com, 877-887-7763, RSVP DECEMBER 14 25th Annual Candlelight House Tour Napas Tree Streets: West of Jefferson, 3-7pm, www.napacountylandmarks.org, $35/members, $40 DECEMBER 31 New Years Eve Masquerade Ball at Castello di Amorosa Calistoga, $255/members, $295/guests, RSVP www.castellodiamorosa.com, 707-967-6274

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JANUARY 17-20 4th Annual Napa Truffle Festival Celebrate the winter truffle season! Exclusive winery tours, tasting, cooking demos, truffle lunches & wine parings. Nickel & Nickel and Hall, Napa Valley www.trufflefestival.com, 888-753-9378 JANUARY 18 Truffles & Wine Dinner La Toque, Napa, www.napatrufflefestival.com JANUARY 25 Chateau Montelena House Party 2014 Fine wine, local bites & live music by Notorious. Calistoga, 6-10pm, $85, www.montelena.com, 707-942-5105 ONGOING Wine Experiences at Chateau St. Jean Kenwood www.chateaustjean.com, 707-833-4134x5258 Cinq Cpages Blending Experience, Thu-Sun, 11am & 1pm, $75/$60 club Reserve Wine in Riedel, daily, 10:30am & 1:30pm, $45/$36 club Chateau Luxury Tasting, daily, 10:30am & 1:30pm, $25/$10 club Promenade Tour & Tasting, daily, 11am & 1pm, $20/$16 club 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, $42/$33.60 club members ONGOING Guided Winery Tours at Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards 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 Moondance Cellars & Orchard Station Wines Glen Ellen Paired with Wine Country Chocolates Truffle Tastes, $10 www.moondancecellars.com, 707-938-7550 ONGOING FRIDAY-SATURDAY Live Music at Eric K. James Vineyards Sonoma, 8-11pm, www.erickjames.com, 707-996-1364 ONGOING Various Tastings, Meals & Live Music Annex Wine Bar, Sonoma, Check website for events! www.annexwinebar.com, 707-938-7482 ONGOING Carneros Bistro & Wine Bar Introduces Thematic Wine Program Honoring great local winemakers. Plus, each Thursday, 6:30-8pm celebrity wine-tenders. The Lodge at Sonoma, RSVP www.thelodgeatsonoma.com, 707-931-2042 ONGOING Carneros Bistro & Wine Bar Grapes to Glass Wine Education The Lodge at Sonoma, www.thelodgeatsonoma.com, 707-931-2042 Nov 26: Thanksgiving Wines ONGOING FRIDAYS, SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS Taste with the Count at Buena Vista Winery 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 Counts Lair by the Count. 2pm, $45, RSVP, 800-926-1266 ONGOING Barrel Tour & Tasting at Buena Vista Winery Sonoma, 11am and 2pm (by appt), $30 www.buenavistawinery.com, 800-926-1266 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 ONGOING Cellars of Sonoma 133 4th St, Santa Rosa, 707-578-1826 www.cellarsofsonoma.com, check website for details $5 Mimosa Day & Brunch on Sundays To Go Mondays TV Tuesday Live Open Mic Showcase on Wednesdays Live Music Thursdays & Fridays Food Specials During 49er Games ONGOING WEEKENDS Alfresco Tasting at Muscardini Cellars Kenwood, 12-5pm, 707-933-9305, www.muscardinicellars.com ONGOING Michel-Schlumberger Winery Back Roads Tour Healdsburg, daily at 11am & 2pm, $30 www.michelschlumberger.com, 800-447-3060 EVERY WEDNESDAY & SATURDAY Santa Rosa Original Farmers Market Santa Rosa Veterans Building parking lot, 8:30am-noon, 707-522-8629 EVERY FRIDAY MORNING Sonoma Valley Farmers Market Depot Park, Sonoma, 9am-noon, 707-538-7023 ONGOING Syrah Hill Experience at Cline Cellars Sonoma, 11am-1pm, 2-4pm, $40, $30/members www.clinecellars.com, 707-940-4061 ONGOING Cooking Classes at Ramekins Culinary School 450 West Spain St, Sonoma, check website for schedule www.ramekins.com, 707-933-0450 ONGOING Wells Fargo Center for the Arts Santa Rosa, wellsfargocenterarts.org, 707-546-3600 Nov 30: Tosh Saves the World Dec 3: Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Dec 4: Angelina Ballerina The Musical Dec 6: Posada Navidea Dec 7: George Lopez Dec 12: The 8th Annual Chris-Mix Dec 13: Willie Nelson & Family Dec 15: A Very Merry Holiday Pops Dec 17: Dave Koz & Friends Christmas Dec 18-19: Moscow Ballets Nutcracker Dec 26: The Brian Setzer Orchestra ONGOING Live Shows at Hopmonk Tavern Sebastopol, www.hopmonk.com, 707-829-7300 Nov 29: An-Ren-Nae Nov 30: Boo Radleys House Dec 1: Northbay Poetry Slam Dec 5: The California Dec 6: Kendra Morris Dec 7: Dragon Smoke Dec 27: The Brothers Comatose Dec 28: Chuck Prophet ONGOING Live Shows at Hopmonk Tavern Sonoma, 707-935-9100, www.hopmonk.com Nov 29: The Blackberry Bushes Nov 30: The Ruminators Dec 6: Wendy DeWitt Dec 7: The Hellhounds Dec 13: Craig Corona John Denver Tribute Dec 14: The No Buenos Dec 20: Sean Carscadden Dec 21: JP Soden ONGOING Green Music Center Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, www.gmc.sonoma.edu, 866-955-6040 Dec 7-9: Santa Rosa Symphony, Contemplation of Peace & War Dec 15: Philharmonia Baroque, Handels Messiah ONGOING FRIDAYS, SOME SATURDAYS Music at Vino di Amore Tasting Lounge Cloverdale Check the for details www.vinodiamore.com, 707-894-6166 ONGOING FRIDAYS Ancient Oak Cellars TGIF Happy Hour with Live Music Ancient Oak Cellars, Downtown Santa Rosa, 5-7pm www.ancientoakcellars.com, 707-536-1564

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ONGOING Tastings at Fritz Underground Winery A Taste of Fritz: $10, Indulge in Fritz Reserve Wines: $15 Cloverdale, www.fritzwinery.com, 707-894-3389 ONGOING Private Tastings at Viansa Winery 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 Winery Sonoma, 10:30am, 12:30pm, 3pm by appointment www.viansa.com, 800-995-7470, free/members, $45 ONGOING Private Wine Tastings at Ferrari-Carano Vineyards and Winery Healdsburg 6-8 people, $20-$40pp by appointment, www.ferrari-carano.com, 707-433-6700 Choose from: Pick of the Bunch Passion for Pinot 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 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, $35, 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 ONGOING 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

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FRIDAYS FN@R2 Friday Nights at R Squared Appetizers, complimentary tasting & fun activities! Sonoma, 6pm, www.r2winecompany.com, 707-933-1330 LAST SUNDAY OF THE MONTH Pizza in the Piazza at Jacuzzi Family Vineyards Sonoma, 11am-3pm, 707-937-7575, www.jacuzziwines.com ONGOING SATURDAYS Oysters & Bubbles at Muscardini Cellars Kenwood, 1-3pm, 707-933-9305, www.muscardinicellars.com ONGOING SUNDAYS THROUGH DECEMBER Windsor Farmers Market Market Street, Old Downtown Windsor, 11am-3pm www.windsorfarmersmarket.com, 707-838-5947 THIRD THURSDAY OF THE MONTH THROUGH NOVEMBER Third Thursdays at the Sonoma County Museum Santa Rosa, 5-7pm, www.sonomacountymuseum.org, 707-579-1500 ONGOING THROUGH DECEMBER 31 Heart of Sonoma Valley Wine Trail Heart of Sonoma Valley Association Wine Trail pass gives access to 11 participating wineries! $20/one day pass, $35/two day pass www.heartofsonomavalley.com, 866-794-9463 SATURDAYS IN NOVEMBER & DECEMBER Sip, Savor & Shop at B.R. Cohn Winery Pick up unique & original gifts, enjoy wine & live music! Local artist Nancy Kiernan will display & sell her artwork. Glen Ellen, www.brcohn.com, 800-330-4064, Live music 2-4:30pm Nov 30: Jonathan Wright Dec 7: Jason Bodlovich Dec 14, 28: Jonathan Wright NOVEMBER 28 Thanksgiving Day Lunch & Dinner Enjoy your holiday dinner without the mess & work! Inn at the Tides Bay View Restaurant, Bodega Bay www.innatthetides.com, 800-541-7788, 1-8pm, RSVP NOVEMBER 29 Chardonnay & Oysters Amphora Wines, Healdsburg, 11am-4:30pm www.amphorawines.com, 707-431-7767 NOVEMBER 29-30 30th Annual Holiday Open House Heart of Sonoma Valley Association Visit participating wineries! 11am-4pm, $45, www.heartofsonomavalley.com NOVEMBER 30 - DECEMBER 1 The Sweet Life of Dessert Wine Enjoy a tasting flight of current releases & Happy Ending dessert wine. Dutton-Goldfield Winery, Sebastopol, 10am-4:30pm www.duttongoldfield.com, 707-823-3887 WEEKDAYS BEGINNING DECEMBER 1 Art of Sparkling Dosage Tasting Amista Vineyards, Healdsburg, $30, RSVP www.amistavineyards.com, 707-431-9200 NOVEMBER 29 - DECEMBER 1 Korbel Holiday Shopping Weekend Guerneville, 10am-4:30pm www.korbel.com, 707-824-7000 NOVEMBER 29 DECEMBER 1 Le Cirque de Bohme Cornerstone Sonoma, Sonoma, $25/$15 www.cornerstonegardens.com, 707-933-3010 NOVEMBER 29 DECEMBER 15 Annie Cinnabar Theater, Petaluma, $10/youth, $15/adults www.cinnabartheater.org, 707-763-8920 SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS NOVEMBER 30 DECEMBER 22 Holiday Tea Service Tea service, food or choice of sparkling wine of tea time cocktail! Hotel Healdsburg, Healdsburg, 2-4pm, www.hotelheadsburg.com, NOVEMBER 30 Santas Riverboat Arrival Petaluma River Turning Basin, Petaluma www.visitpetaluma.com, 11am NOVEMBER 30 Holiday Open House Passalacqua Winery, Healdsburg www.passalacquawinery.com, 707-433-5550 NOVEMBER 30 Holiday Crafterino Petaluma Veterans Memorial Building, Petaluma www.petalumsdowntowncraftmart.com, 11am-4pm DECEMBER 6 27th Annual Dinner with the Winemaker Series: Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards Inn at the Tides, Bodega Bay, www.innatthetides.com, 800-541-7788 DECEMBER 6 Mazzocco Holiday Party Wine club member exclusive event, 6-9pm, Healdsburg www.mazzocco.com, 707-433-3399 DECEMBER 6 Wall to Wall Art Sale Enjoy hors doeuvres, wine & music. Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, Sonoma, 5-8pm www.svma.org, 707-939-7862, $25, $20/members DECEMBER 7 Balletto Wine Club Pick Up Party Pick up your December wine selection & enjoy tasty bites! Santa Rosa, 10am-5pm, www.balletto.com, 707-568-2455 DECEMBER 7 deLorimier Holiday New Release Pickup Party & Toy Drive Geyserville, www.delorimierwinery.com, 800-546-7718 DECEMBER 7 Holiday Palooza Bring a new unwrapped gift & get a free tasting! Gundlach Bundschu, Sonoma, 11:30am-3:30pm www.gunbun.com, 707-939-3006 DECEMBER 7 Artist Reception: Xtreme Quilters Moshin Vineyards, Healdsburg, 5:30-7:30pm www.moshinvineyards.com, 888-466-7446 DECEMBER 7 Hike & Taste in the Vineyards at Kunde Family Estate Kenwood, 10am, www.kunde.com, 707-833-5501 DECEMBER 7 Holiday Crab Feed at Gloria Ferrer Winery Sonoma, 6:30-10pm, $117.50, $100/members www.gloriaferrer.com, 707-933-1931 DECEMBER 7 Holiday Open House at Buena Vista Winery Sonoma, 11am-4pm, www.buenavistawinery.com, 800-926-1266 DECEMBER 7 Lighted Boat Parade Petaluma River Turning Basin, Petaluma, www.visitpetaluma.com, 6:30pm DECEMBER 7 Holiday Festival Landmark Vineyards, Kenwood, 6-9pm www.landmarkwine.com, 707-833-0053 DECEMBER 7 Soup & Pinot Enjoy a tasting flight of current releases & a cup of soup. Dutton-Goldfield Winery, Sebastopol, 10am-4:30pm www.duttongoldfield.com, 707-823-3887 DECEMBER 7 Wine Book Sale Sonoma County Wine Library, Healdsburg www.sonomalibrary.org, 10am-4pm DECEMBER 7-8 Occidental Crafts Fair Crafts, great gifts, local artists, fantastic food & baked goods. Occidental Community Center, Occidental www.occidental-ca.org, Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10am-4pm

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DECEMBER 7-8 December Wine Club Member Appreciation Weekend at Sebastiani Winery An exclusive wine club members only event. www.sebastiani.com, 707-933-3230 DECEMBER 8 9th Annual Lighting of the Snowmen Festival Cornerstone Sonoma, Sonoma, 4pm, free www.cornerstonegardens.com, 707-933-3010 DECEMBER 8 Home Cheesemaking Class: Cranberry Spice The Epicurean Connection, Sonoma, 1-3pm, $45, RSVP www.theepicureanconnection.com, 707-935-7960 DECEMBER 8 Founders Club Twilight Party at Dutcher Crossing Healdsburg, 4-7pm, RSVP www.dutchercrossingwinery.com, 707431-2700 DECEMBER 13 Cheese Pairing & Holiday Sharing at Kenwood Inn & Spa Spend a lovely afternoon with local cheese makers & sip some bubbly! Kenwood, 3-5pm, $45, www.kenwoodinn.com, 800-353-6966 DECEMBER 13, 20 22nd Annual Tides Wharf Crab Feed Series Price includes crab, chowder, pasta, green salad & French bread. Reservations are strongly suggested. 5-9pm, $49.95 The Tides Wharf Restaurant, Inn at the Tides, Bodega Bay www.innatthetides.com, 707-875-3652 DECEMBER 14 St. Francis Annual Ode to Crab Winery Dinner Santa Rosa, 6:30-10pm, $99/members, $125/public www.stfranciswinery.com, 800-650-5437 DECEMBER 14 Wine, Whim & Song An innovative sensory experience pairing music with wine! Francis Ford Coppola Winery, Geyserville, 3pm, $45 www.FrancisFordCoppolaWinery.com, 707-857-1471 DECEMBER 14 3rd Annual Sebastopol Holiday Home Tour Sebastopol, 10am-5pm, $30/adv, $10/kids, $35 www.sebastopolholidayhometour.com, 707-829-1729 DECEMBER 14 Holiday Concert with Cinnabar Singers United Church of Christ, Petaluma, $10/youth, $15/adults www.cinnabartheater.org, 707-763-8920 DECEMBER 14-15 Flagship Single Vineyard Pinot Noir Weekend xDutton-Goldfield Winery, Sebastopol, 10am-4:30pm www.duttongoldfield.com, 707-823-3887 DECEMBER 14-15 Artisan Boutique Pleasant Hill Christian School, Sebastopol www.sebastopolholidayhometour.com, 707-829-1729 DECEMBER 21 Annual Holiday Party at Mayo Family Winery Glen Ellen, www.mayofamilywinery.com, 707-938-9401 DECEMBER 31 New Years Eve at Cinnabar Cinnabar Theater, Petaluma, 9pm, $56/youth, $66/adults www.cinnabartheater.org, 707-763-8920 JANUARY 5 Three Kings Day at Gloria Ferrer Winery Sonoma, 4-5pm, $15, $12.75/members www.gloriaferrer.com, 707-933-1931 JANUARY 10, 24 22nd Annual Tides Wharf Crab Feed Series Price includes crab, chowder, pasta, green salad & French bread. Reservations are strongly suggested. 5-9pm, $49.95 The Tides Wharf Restaurant, Inn at the Tides, Bodega Bay www.innatthetides.com, 707-875-3652 JANUARY 19 Olive Curing Workshop with Olive Expert Don Landis at B.R. Cohn Winery Don will talk about the history of the olive as well as a description of curing the olives. Glen Ellen, 11am-1pm, $20, $15/members www.brcohn.com, 707-938-4064x124 JANUARY 22 Williams Selyem Dinner & Tasting With Larry Stone, Estate Director, Quintessa, Napa Valley Taj Campton Place, San Francisco www.camptonplacesf.com, 415-955-5574 JANUARY 23-25 Zinfandel Experience Zinfandel Advocates & Producers The Presidio & Four Seasons Hotel, San Francisco www.zinfandel.org, 530-274-4900 Jan 23: Epicuria Food & Zinfandel Pairings, 6-8:30pm Jan 24: Flights! Forums of Flavors, 1pm Jan 24: Evening with the Winemakers Fabulous Forties, A Benefit with Taste, 5:30-10pm Jan 25: Zinfandel Experience Tasting Tracks, 10am-6pm JANUARY 28 Randall Grahm Santa Cruz Dinner Join Winemaker, Owner & Author Randall Grahm of Bonny Doon Vineyard Taj Campton Place, San Francisco www.camptonplacesf.com, 415-955-5574

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ONGOING Skunk Train Fort Bragg, www.skunktrain.com, 866-457-5865 Dec 5-23: Christmas Train ONGOING FRIDAYS Tuscan Village Music Art Series Terrill Cellars, Lower Lake, 6-9pm, www.terrillcellars.com, 707-994-3354 EVERY SECOND SATURDAY Wine & Food Pairings at McNab Ridge Tasting Room Hopland, 10am-5pm, www.mcnabridge.com, 707-744-1986 FIRST TUESDAY OF THE MONTH Winemaker Dinner Series Saw Shop Gallery, Kelseyville, 6-9pm www.sawshopbistro.com, 707-278-0129 FIRST SATURDAY OF THE MONTH Village Marketplace Terrill Cellars, Lower Lake, www.terrillcellars.com, 707-252-8444 THIRD SATURDAY OF THE MONTH Windows to the Universe Taylor Observatory, Kelseyville, 8-11pm www.taylorobservatory.org, 707-262-4121 NOVEMBER 13 Wild Women of Wine Thanksgiving Traditions Food & Wine Pairing Thorn Hills Red Hill Tasting Room, Lower Lake, 6-9pm www.thornhillvineyards.com, 707-279-2745, $20 NOVEMBER 23 Art & Wine Exhibit Brassfield Estate Winery, Clearlake Oaks, 4-7pm www.brassfieldestate.com, 707-998-1895 NOVEMBER 29 DECEMBER 1 54th Annual Thanksgiving Arts & Crafts Fair Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, 10am-5pm www.mendocinoartcenter.org, 707-937-5818 NOVEMBER 30 A Very Merry Main Street Holiday fun for all ages! Treasure hunt, Santas visit & photos, arts & crafts, Parade, historic walking tour, holiday drinks & food for sale & much more! Main Street, Lakeport, 707-263-5092, www.lakecochamber.org DECEMBER 7 Holiday Wine Sale at Langtry Estate Middletown, 1-4pm, RSVP www.langtryestate.com, 707-995-7521

MARIN COUNTY

ONGOING Live Shows at Hopmonk Tavern Novato, 415-892-6200, www.hopmonk.com Nov 29: Yeah. Sure. Whatever. Dec 1: Larry Keel Dec 5: 33 1/3 Mile Showcase with Bedrock Radio with The Lady Crooners Dec 19: 33 1/3 Mile Showcase

SAN MATEO COUNTY

DECEMBER 6 Night of Lights Main Street, Half Moon Bay, 6-9pm, 650-726-8380 DECEMBER 14-15 Harley Farms Christmas Faire Pescadero, www.harleyfarms.com, 650-879-0480

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ONGOING FRIDAYS Tastings at Prima Walnut Creek, www.primawine.com, 925-735-7780 Fri: 5:30-7pm, $20, $10/members Sat: 3-5pm, $20, $10/members

LIVERMORE

ONGOING Bankhead Theatre Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center, Livermore www.livermoreperformingarts.org, 925-373-6800 Nov 29-30: Smuin XXMAS Ballet Dec 4: Mariah McManus Dec 8: A Doo Wop Holiday Celebration Dec 10: A WWII Christmas Dec 14-15, 20-22: The Nutcracker Dec 27: Big Fat Year End Comedy XXI Dec 31: Roy Rogers NOVEMBER 29 Black Friday Sale Grab Bag specials, 2 tasting flights & live music! McGrail Vineyards, Livermore, 12-4:30pm, $10 www.mcgrailvineyards.com, 925-215-0717 NOVEMBER 29 DECEMBER 1 Fall Open House Thomas Coyne Winery, Livermore, 12-5pm www.thomascoynewinery.com, 925-373-6541 DECEMBER 7 Hometown Holiday Parade & Tree-Lighting Celebration Christmas comes to downtown Pleasanton! Main Street, Pleasanton, 5-8pm www.pleasantondowntown.net, 925-484-2199

SAN FRANCISCO
ONGOING Rifugio Food & Wine Pairing with Clif Family Wines The Barn Group, San Francisco, www.thebarngroup.com

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DECEMBER 7-8 Holidays in the Vineyards Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association Visit participating Livermore Valley wineries! www.lvwine.org, 12-4:30pm DECEMBER 11 A Childs Christmas in Wales Livermore Shakes, Shakespeare in the Vineyard Swirl on the Square, Livermore, 2pm & 7pm, $35 www.LivermoreShakes.org, 800-838-3006

DECEMBER 8 Holiday Spectacular Chateau Julien, Carmel Valley, 1:30-4:30pm www.chateaujulien.com, 831-624-2600 DECEMBER 13 Cals 17th Annual Truffle Dinner Bernardus Lodge, Carmel Valley, 6:30pm www.bernardus.com, 888-648-9463, $500

ONGOING Sierra Railroad www.sierrarailroad.com, Oakdale, 800-866-1690 Nov 28: Thanksgiving Supper Nov 30: Christmas Train Dec 4-8, 11, 13-15, 18-23, 27-29: Christmas Train

SACRAMENTO VALLEY
ONGOING Sacramento River Train www.sacramentorivertrain.com, 800-866-1690 Nov 28: Thanksgiving Supper Nov 29-30: Christmas Train Dec 1, 4-5, 7-8, 11-15. 18-23, 27-28: Christmas Train Dec 6: Murder Mystery Dinner ONGOING Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts U.C. Davis, www.mondaviarts.org, 866-754-ARTS Dec 4: UC Davis Concert Band Dec 6: University Chorus, UC Davis Symphony Chorus Dec 7: Leah Crocetto, soprano Dec 8: Lara Downes Family Concert Dec 15: American Bach Soloists

SANTA CLARA, SANTA CRUZ & MONTEREY COUNTIES

SANTA CLARA COUNTY


DECEMBER 5 Holiday Italian Festival with Guglielmo Winery Authentic Italian music, Guglielmo wines & a grand buffet Ristorante Da Mario, Saratoga, 6-10pm, $75 www.guglielmowinery.com, 408-741-1518 DECEMBER 8 Holiday Wine & Chocolate Tasting at J. Lohr Taste samples of 6 specialty chocolates & wines, $20 San Jose, www.jlohr.com, 408-918-2176, 3:30-5:30 & 6:30-8:30pm DECEMBER 14-15 J. Lohr Holiday Feast with Chef David Page 6-course, gourmet wine-paired dinner, 7-9:30pm San Jose, $125, $115/members, www.jlohr.com, 408-918-2176

ONGOING Sunset Cultural Center-Carmel Carmel, www.sunsetcenter.com, 831-620-2048 Nov 29: Sinead OConner, The American Kindness Tour Dec 4-5: Studio 105 Cabaret Presents Lee Lessack Dec 6-7: Smuin Ballet XXMAS Dec 10: Carmel Music Society Presents Classic & Contemporary Holidays with Opera San Jose Dec 13-15: Dance Kids Presents The Nutcracker ONGOING Live at Golden State Theatre Monterey, www.goldenstatetheatre.com, 831-372-3800 Dec 31: First Night Monterey EVERY THIRD WEEKEND OF THE MONTH Pair Your Wine with Ice Cream at Kirigin Cellars Gilroy, Pair your complimentary wine tasting with a cool Vino de Mocca Ice Cream Sundae! And stock the cellar 30% of 6 bottle purchases & 50% off cases. www.kirigincellars.com, 408-847-8827 EVERY WEDNESDAY Wine Down Wednesdays Fortino Winery, Gilroy, 5-8pm, free, www.fortinowinery.com, 408-842-3305 NOVEMBER 29 19th Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony Cannery Row, Monterey, 6pm www.canneryrow.com NOVEMBER 29 DECEMBER 1 Midnight Madness Gilroy Premium Outlets, Gilroy www.gilroywelcomecenter.org DECEMBER 2 City Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony Jewell Park, Pacific Grove, 5:30-7:30pm www.pacificgrove.org DECEMBER 6 Holiday Tree Lighting & Carmel Plaza Open House Devendorf Park & Carmel Plaza, Carmel-by-the-Sea www.ci.carmel.ca.us, 831-620-2020, 4:30pm DECEMBER 6 Stags Leap Winemaker Dinner Join Winemaker Marcus Notaro & Chef de Cuisine Angela Tamura Pppoli at Pebble Beach at The Inn at Spanish Bay, Pebble Beach www.pebblebeach.com, 831-647-7490, 6:30pm, $250 DECEMBER 7 An Afternoon of Chocolate Bernardus Lodge, Carmel Valley, 1-3pm www.bernardus.com, 888-648-9463, $95 DECEMBER 7-8 Annual Art in the Cellars Bargetto Winery, Soquel, 11am-5pm www.bargetto.com, 831-475-2258x14 DECEMBER 8 Inns of Distinction Tour Carmel Heritage Society Visit 8 inns in Carmel-by-the-Sea www.carmelheritage.org, 831-624-4447

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SOLANO COUNTY

SANTA CRUZ MOUNTAINS


NOVEMBER 28 Thanksgiving Feast The Mountain Winery, Saratoga www.mountainwinery.com, 408-741-2822 NOVEMBER 29 Holiday Art & Wine Bazaar Sip & shop handcrafted gifts made by local artisans! The Surf City Vintners, Santa Cruz www.surfcityvintners.com, 408-234-2079

THURSDAY NIGHTS Date Night at Mankas Tapas Bar & Steakhouse Fairfield, $49/couple for a 3 course dinner www.mankassteakhouse.com, 707-425-3207 SUNDAY NIGHTS Grand Master Tasting at Mankas Tapas Bar & Steakhouse Fairfield, $29/ dinner & tasting www.mankassteakhouse.com, 707-425-3207 ONGOING Wines by the Glass Winterhawk Winery, Fairfield Wine & complimentary pizza, 1-6pm, Live music 2-5pm www.winterhawkwinery.com, 707-428-6977 DECEMBER 6 Shop Til You Drop Wooden Valley Winery, Suisun Valley, 6-9pm www.woodenvalley.com, 707-864-0730 DECEMBER 16 Chieftains Futures Pick-Up at Vezr Family Vineyard Suisun Valley, www.vexerfamilyvineyard.com, 888-823-8463 DECEMBER 26 SVGGA Anniversary Celebration One Day Only Suisun Valley Vintners & Growers Visit participating wineries! 12-5pm www.suisunvalleywines.com, 707-864-0730

DECEMBER 1-2 Holiday Tree Walk Roaring Camp Railroad, Felton, www.roaringcamp.com, 831-335-4484 DECEMBER 6 Boardwalk Holiday Bash Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Santa Cruz, 6-11pm www.beachboardwalk.com, 831-423-5590 DECEMBER 7-8 A Mountain Holiday with The Summit Wineries Live music, food, wine, holiday decorations, gifts for sale & more! Burrell School, MJA Vineyard, Regale Winery, Silver Mountain & Villa del Monte www.thesummitwineries.com, 408-234-2079 DECEMBER 8-23 Holiday Out with Thomas Roaring Camp Railroad, Felton, www.roaringcamp.com, 831-335-4484

CENTRAL CALIFORNIA

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DECEMBER 1-5 2013 Vintners Holiday Sessions at Yosemite Session 5 & 6 Dec 1-3: Session #5 Moderated by Peter Marks, Master of Wine & Vice President of Education, Constellation Academy of Wine with Margrit Mondavi & Rich Arnold, Robert Mondavi; Jason Haas, Tablas Creek; Jeff Stewart, Hartford Family Winery; Janet Myers, Franciscan Estate Winery Dec 4-5: Session #6 Moderated by Peter Marks, Master of Wine & Vice President of Education, Constellation Academy of Wine with Melissa Stackhouse, J Vineyard & Winery; Tim Carl of Huge Bear Winery & Andy Beckstoffer of Beckstoffer Vineyards; Ed Kurtzman, August West Wines; Joel Peterson, Ravenswood Winery

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ROMBAUER VINEYARDS
Great Napa Valley Wines Decade after Decade
BY JOSH STEIN

ROMBAUER VINEYARDS Wine tasting daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m 3522 Silverado Trail North, St. Helena CA 94574 1-800-622-2206 | www.rombauer.com

Rombauer Vineyards is one of those wineries: everyone has known for more than three decades that if it says Rombauer on a bottle, you can be guaranteed a high quality, soulful wine to go with food, bringing enjoyment to all who partake. The Rombauer philosophy is called the Joy of Wine-crafting releases meant to pair with meals, echoing Great Aunt Irma Rombauers belief that the joy of life is the pursuit of what is best to taste and enjoy. Now at year thirty-four and known for decades as a Napa Valley must visit, its clear to see and taste that they have found a winning formula. How? By keeping the emphasis on what matters: drinkable wines and an enjoyable experience the food and the people matter most, not the attitude! The proof is the gold and double-gold medals and high scores their releases have all earned, not to mention their status as one of Wine & Spirits Magazines top restaurant wine selections in their annual poll. The winery itself is on the north-east Silverado Trail, giving a fun drive and showing off glorious views and uncrowded experiences on the road less travelled. The hilltop winery and tasting room, looking out over the heritage Zinfandel vineyard visitors drive through along the way, are built over more than a miles worth of caves dug into the hillside. Picnic tables and a trellised gazebo let you know from the outset what matters most: relaxed enjoyment. Tastings are

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OPEN DAILY 10 - 6
1165 RUTHERFORD ROAD RUTHERFORD, NAPA VALLEY (707) 963-6067
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available daily at three separate tasting bars in the tasting room, as is the self-guided garden stroll through the more than one hundred plant and flower species, and the views of the Mayacamas are photo-worthy, for sure. A flight of classic releases await. The wines are just as much a standout as the views, and fitting in with their ethos, the Rombauers really have thought through the logistics of pairing wine and food, not just in terms of varietals but also in offering multiple bottle sizes, ranging from 375 milliliter halfbottles, to the standard 750 milliliter bottle we all know so well, to 1.5-liter magnums and even larger formats for occasions requiring something extra special. What awaits are several different Chardonnays, Merlots, Zinfandels and a range of Cabernets and Cab-based bottlings, including the best of vintage red blend, Le Meilleur du Chai. There are also two terrific sweets, a Zinfandel port and the Late Harvest Chardonnay known simply and unsurprisingly as Joy. Koerner Rombauer III, the next generation, has stepped into maintaining the winerys way of doing things with aplomb. Lots of winery-only releases await, and visitors in search of the real Napa experience need look no further. Unlike a lot of other places throughout the Valley, many of which simply dont yet have enough vintages under their belt, the winery has managed to find a balance between a distinguished past and new, exciting bottlings. The result is a Napa Valley standard-bearer which is quite consistent in making great wines. Theres a reason the name Rombauer brings such great associations and why theyre still winning so many golds after three decades; come taste for yourself and find out why youll be glad you did. Enjoy!

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PRAGER Winery and Port Works


BY ALEXANDRA CHARSLEY

PRAGER WINERY AND PORT WORKS Open daily from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. | Open at 11 a.m. on Wednesdays & Sundays 1281 Lewelling Ln, St Helena, CA 94574 (707) 963-7678 | www.pragerport.com

Wine country in autumn offers guests gorgeous views of the multicolored sprawling grapevines, delicious smells of harvest, and a frenzied glimpse at winemaking. Its also the ideal time to discover the newly released ports at Prager Winery and Port Works in St. Helena. They have an impressive portfolio of ports, wines, chocolates and vinegars that are essential for entertaining this holiday season. Port wine is hip, cool and not just for your grandparents anymore. The Prager assortment of ports offers a wide range of versatility, refinement and elegance. Drink these as a finale to your evening or become a mixologist and create a sensational cocktail using port wine. This family owned and operated winery has been hand-crafting various styles of Port since their first harvest in 1979. Founded by Jim and Imogene Prager, the winerys first vintage included Chardonnay, Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon and a Cabernet Port. Their kids now handle all the winerys operations but Imogene still makes her caramelized walnuts as the perfect complement to their port wine. They have a brand new tasting bar made from the heart redwood beams used in their barrel room. Look across the bar and they have carefully placed small trinkets inside some of the wood knots and finished over them. They kept the barrels behind the tasting bar and kept all the Prager character that many have come to love. Wine tastings are $20 for a flight of five premium ports and wines and they are currently pouring two wines and four different ports and you get to keep your glass! While they do produce some ports in an old world vintage style, they have taken a classic and made it modern and a little edgier. Their port wines can be enjoyed now and arent cloyingly sweet and over the top but still possess ample liveliness.

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Their flagship port is the Royal Escort and in special years a Royal Escort Vintage Port. This port is made with 100% Petite Sirah grapes from the Paladini Vineyard in St. Helena and happens to be my favorite port they produce. The rich deep garnet color lends to a fresh pressed berry bouquet followed by ripe cherries on the palate and is well balanced. The newly released Noble Companion 10-yearold Tawny Port is made from the 2002 vintage of Cabernet Sauvignon and has a golden-orange hue with hints of light caramel, toasted hazelnut and vanilla. This port would easily pair with charcuterie and cheese or a decadent dessert. While the Pragers source fruit throughout Napa Valley they have also planted the traditional Portuguese varietals of Tinta Roriz, Tinta Cao and Touriga in Calistoga. This gives them the opportunity to add structure, depth and versatility to their ports. The newly released 2009 Prager Port is a blended port produced from Petite Sirah grapes and their Portuguese varietals. The depth and structure of the Petite Sirah compliments the soft fruit notes of the Portuguese varieties, resulting in an age-worthy port with many layers of flavors. The 2009 Aria White Port is their newest vintage and is made from 100% Chardonnay grapes and then aged in oak barrels for three years. This port is what I use to make a classic Portuguese apritif that is crisp and refreshing any time of the year. It also makes an ideal cocktail to start your party and pairs well with seafood and a variety of hors doeuvres. They also offer Chocolate Port Drizzle, which is delicious over bread pudding or ice cream and port-filled chocolates both made with their Prager Port by Anettes Chocolates in Napa. These along with their balsamic vinegar make great holiday gifts. All port, wine and gift items are available exclusively in their tasting room or online at www.pragerport.com.

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POPE VALLEY WINERY


Turn left and go back 100 years
Along a winding country road, up an unpaved drive and past Gus, a big, friendly, chocolate lab, youll find one of the most unpretentious, down-toearth tasting rooms around. The Pope Valley, one of the California wine regions hidden treasures, is home to the Pope Valley Winery. This serene, bucolic setting offers a wine tasting experience far, far away from the ostentatious fare to be found at some of the more well-known wine country destinations. Here, you will be treated less like a visitor and more like a friend. To reach the Pope Valley Winery requires a leisurely country drive that is, in itself, a significant part of the experience. Winding through picturesque fields, undulating vineyards and oak-studded hills, one gets the feeling of being transported back in time. The pace here is slower, more peaceful than the flurry and commotion found along the main thoroughfares of the Napa Valley. Photo opportunities present themselves around every bend in the road. A visit to Pope Valley Winery allows wine lovers to step back in time and experience 40 acres of history. The bubbling sounds of Haus Creek can be heard as you roam the grounds of this historic winery. The original farmhouse still graces the property, as well as a blacksmiths workshop, complete with the tools of the trade. The winery itself is housed in a historic building that was designed; before electricity was brought to the site. It was fashioned as a three-story gravitational flow winery with a hand-dug cave, to allow the wine to flow from crusher, to press, to barrel. The Pope Valley Winery was founded in 1897 by Ed Haus as Burgundy Winery & Olive Oil Factory. A century later in 1997, the Eakle family, purchased the historic winery and gave it a new life as Pope Valley Winery. In 2009, the next generation of Eakles stepped in to continue building and furthering the familys vision for Pope Valley Winery as a fine winemaking

POPE VALLEY WINERY Open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 6613 Pope Valley Road, Pope Valley, CA 94567 (707) 965-1246 | www.popevalleywinery.com

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establishment. Currently siblings David Eakle as winemaker along with consulting winemaker Shaun Richardson and Diana Eakle Hawkins as general manager are making great strides in bringing Pope Valley Winery to the next level. Youll enjoy the drive there, but the true prize comes when you arrive at Pope Valley Winery. This isnt just a pretty place; this is where some truly amazing wine is made. Pope Valley Winery produces high quality, handcrafted single varietal wines. The winerys vineyards include more than 80 acres planted to Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chenin Blanc, Zinfandel and Merlot. The rich, intense and flavorful wines are created by combining superior fruit and oak barrel aging in the century-old cave. Visit Pope Valley Winery and experience more than 100 years of history. The winery has picnic grounds, a bocce ball court and a horse shoe pit for guests enjoyment.

TOUR OPTIONS
Heritage Wine Flight Tasting & Tour Complimentary Taste a variety of wines and no appointment necessary! Reserve Wine Flight Tasting & Tour $15/person Taste a flight of magnificent premium production & reserve wines. Brunch & Bubbles Tasting & Tour $30/person Includes a fresh pastries, fruit, brie & crackers all paired beautifully with a glass of Pope Valley Winery Sparkling Blanc de Blancs. For questions or to make reservations, call (707) 965-1246 or email info@popevalleywinery.com

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We invite you to enjoy our wines responsibly. 2013 Sterling Vineyards, Calistoga, CA

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30th Annual Holiday Open House


November 29 & 30 30-Day Food Drive in Sonoma Valley
Heart of Sonoma Valley Association (HOSVA) announces its 30th Annual Holiday Open House, scheduled for Friday and Saturday, November 29 and 30, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. Kick-off the holiday season wine country style! In celebration of 30 years, HOSVA has kicked off a 30-day Food Drive supporting the Redwood Empire Food Bank! Each winery participating in Holiday Open House is collecting non-perishable cans of food through the month of November. Go out and support your community! Guests who donate food will receive a $5 coupon good for any HOSVA event in 2014! Guest at the event will enjoy two days of wine tastings, holiday nibbles, gift packages, discounts and much more. And, if you bring cans of food with you in support of our food drive youll receive a discount on events next year! said Josie Gay, Executive Director. We are looking forward to a fabulous weekend of award-winning wines, fresh baked nibbles, savory treats, caroling and wine country holiday cheer and most importantly a successful food drive. Tickets are on sale! Tickets are $45 for both days, which includes a wine tasting glass and access to all participating wineries event tastings and activities. A Designated Driver ticket is also available for $10. Tickets, detailed event information and a map may be obtained online at www.HeartofSonomaValley.com or by calling 1-866-7949463. Advance ticket purchase is recommended. 27 participating wineries include Arrowood Vineyards & Winery, Benziger Family Winery, B Wise Vineyards Cellar, Chateau St. Jean Winery, Deerfield Ranch Winery, En Garde Winery, Enkidu Wines, Eric Ross Winery, Kaz Winery, Kenwood Vineyards, Korbin Kameron, Imagery Estate Winery, Ledson Winery & Vineyards, Loxton Cellars, Mayo Family Winery, Moondance Cellars, Muscardini Cellars, Nakedwines.com Wine Studio & Tasting Lounge, Pangloss Cellars, Paradise Ridge Winery, St. Annes Crossing Winery, St. Francis

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Winery & Vineyards, Talisman Winery, Ty Caton Vineyards, VJB Vineyards & Cellars, Valley of the Moon Winery and Wellington Vineyards Heart of Sonoma Valley Association (HOSVA) is an alliance of 29 wineries and tasting rooms located on scenic Sonoma Highway where for a century and a half many of the vintages that have made California wines world leaders in viticulture have been harvested. In this 10-mile stretch of the wine country, in the environs of Glen Ellen and Kenwood, youll find a blend of family-owned and classically beautiful wineries filled with award-winning wines, charming B&Bs and elegant luxury inns, stylish wine bars, a diverse selection of restaurants and cafs, state parks, a lavender farm, olive presses and gift shops.

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Ca Momi A Taste of Italy in Napas Oxbow Market


Follow the aroma of wine and wood-oven-fired pizzas to Napas buzzing hub, Oxbow Public Market, where Ca Momi resides. Its a place to kick back while biting into the perfection of traditional Napoletana pizza and other Italian-inspired bites, and sipping Italian heritage Ca Momi wines. Ca Momi brings a taste of Italy to the eclectic mix at the Oxbow. Its a full-service restaurant, Enoteca (wine bar) and retail shop, all rolled into one, where patrons have a choice of services. The Drink Serving as the winery tasting bar, Ca Momi Enoteca provides a place to sit and savor. Known for its Rosso di Napa a complex red blend Ca Momi also makes Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and a selection of other wines in small lots, as well as serving wine from other local boutique Italian-varietal producers. (Ca Momi is owned and operated by three spirited Italians, who wanted to make wine in Napa Valley, while capturing the essence of their Italian heritage.) Try the new 2011 Reserve Pinot Noir, with its rich, deep cherry and strawberry essences. The Enoteca also has several award-winning beers on tap or by the bottle. A variety of Italian sodas and refreshing sparkling waters are available, too. The Food Ca Momi is one of only a few Italian restaurants in the country to be certified by Verace Pizza Napoletana (VPN), meaning it specializes in truly authentic pizza Napoletana created with the same genuine technique found on the streets of Naples, Italy.

Now on the Menu: Sptzle allo Speck

An essential part of the arduous process requires that pizzas be cooked for 90 seconds in a wood-burning oven at 900 degrees. The finished pie has a raised edge crust soft, elastic and easily foldable not crispy. The sit-down restaurant serves up several cold-weather comfort food dishes, such as their new Sptzle allo Speck, which consists of small flour dumplings prepared with speck and cream. These dumplings resemble the shape of a small bird. Literally translated, Sptzle means little sparrow in Swabian, a now dissolved region of southern Germany. Other traditional Italian plates, such as Sarde in Sar pan-fried sardines in a white wine marinade with caramelized onions, pine nuts and raisins, or Lasagna Alla Bolognese traditional meat sauce lasagna, and Italian pastries that would have inspired da Vinci to sculpt a cream puff from marble. Folks can grab small bites at the Ca Momi Enoteca bar, serving an assortment of antipasti, imported and local artisan meats and cheeses, wood-fired Panini and more. The Enoteca is now selling Sant Eustachio Il Caffes signature coffee a popular Italian coffee in Rome since 1938. Each 100% Arabica coffee bean is handpicked by owner Roberto Ricci and is slow-roasted over wood without any chemical processing. Visit Ca Momi at 610 1st St, Napa, CA 94558. For reservations or more information, call (707) 257-4992 or go to the website at www.camomienoteca.com

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Northern California Premium Outlet Centers for All of Your Holiday Shopping
Holiday shopping at any Northern California Premium Outlet Center is a cost-saving, one-stop trip to find gifts for everyone on your list
BY DENISE OLLIFFE

Located just a short drive from most major cities in the Bay Area, Premium Outlets is a festive destination for all of your holiday shopping needs with big discounts to stretch your budget. Kickstart holiday shopping the day before Thanksgiving, and get a jump on Black Friday sales before turkey day. Heres a look at the Northern California Premium Outlet Centers and what they have in store for the 2013 holiday season including extended shopping hours and entertainment:

Petaluma Village Premium Outlets feature 60 stores, which include: Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, Bass, Clarks Bostonian, Coach, Motherhood Maternity, Nike, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Saks Fifth Ave Off 5th, Vans, Gap Factory Store, Gymboree and more. Small children can climb, slide and swing on a play structure that beckons for them to romp and play and theres stroller rental for when they tire out. (707) 778-9300

Napa County
In the heart of the Napa Valley is Napa Premium Outlets featuring 50 stores, including: American Apparel, Barneys New York, BCBG Max Azria, Coach, Cole Haan, Janie and Jack, J.Crew, Lucky Brand, Michael Kors, Nine West, Tommy Hilfiger and more. You can grab a bite to eat at the food court, or make reservations nearby as the Napa Valley is loaded with notable restaurants including the famed Culinary Institute of America at Greystone in St. Helena. (707) 226-9876

Solano County
Vacaville Premium Outlets is an outdoor complex with 120 stores, such as: American Eagle Outfitters, Bath & Body Works, Burberry, Chicos, Coldwater Creek, Eddie Bauer, Fossil, Gucci, Hurley, Juicy Couture, Le Creuset, Merrell, Restoration Hardware, Tommy Bahama, True Religion Brand Jeans and dozens more. During the holiday season, shoppers will enjoy the merriment with Encore, an ensemble group that performs a variety of a capella holiday favorites on November 30 from 2 to 4 p.m., and December 1, 7, 15 and 22 from 2 to 4 p.m. The talented quartet, Whatever 4, will also perform four-part a capella holiday carols on December 8, 14 and 21, from 2 to 4 p.m.

Sonoma County
Petaluma Village Premium Outlets will be a jolly a place to holiday shop with plenty of live entertainment this holiday season. The Spirit of 29 Jazz Band and the Merry Dickens Carolers, among other talent, will set the tone for festive shopping on November 30 and December 7, 14 and 21 from 12 to 2 p.m. Also, bring the kids to see Strolling Santa on November 30 and December 1, 7-8, 14-15 and 21-22 from 12 to 2 p.m., where hell meander through the center, handing out candy canes to customers.

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Plenty of good eats are located at Livermore Premium Outlets, such as: Auntie Annes | Cinnabon Caf, Berry & Berry Yogurt, Chickenow, China Max, Green Leafs, Japan Caf, Starbucks Coffee, Subway, Villa Fresh Italian Kitchen and Wetzels Pretzel. Call (925) 292-2868 to find out what holiday shopping events might be happening. Holiday hours vary at each location. Check the website for details, www.premiumoutlets.com. All of the above Premium Outlet Centers offer wheelchair and stroller rentals, as well as ATM machines and electric vehicle charging stations, for your convenience. Be sure to register for the free online VIP Shopper Club for additional savings. For information on these Premium Outlet Centers or to find a Premium Outlet Center near you, visit www.premiumoutlets.com.

Santa Clara County


The city of Gilroy known for its annual Gilroy Garlic Festival boasts one of Northern Californias largest outdoor shopping malls, Gilroy Premium Outlets. With an impressive 145 shops, there is definitely something for everyone, such as: 7 For All Mankind, American Apparel, Coldwater Creek, Forever 21, Juicy Couture, Lucky Brand, True Religion Brand Jeans, even outdoor adventure apparel at The North Face ideal for the upcoming ski season. Hungry shoppers can stop in at Auntie Annes Soft Pretzels, Eriks Deli Caf or Eriks Deli Marketplace and Starbucks Coffee for a respite while shopping. (408) 842-3729

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Located about 45 miles south of San Francisco in the heart of the Tri-Valley region, is the Livermore Premium Outlets. This center has 130 stores, with an eclectic variety. Abercrombie & Fitch|Hollister|Gilly Hicks, Armani, Bloomingdales The Outlet Store, Diesel, Prada, Theory and more, await shoppers looking for a great deal.

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Up close and personal with rockstar winemakers

BY ALEXANDRA CHARSLEY

Christophe grew up just outside of Sauternes in Bordeaux, where his grandfather was a Cellar Master. He spent his childhood immersed in the culture of wine, and followed his love for wine and science. As Winemaker and General Manager at Stags Leap Winery, he believes the identity of a wine is found through the terroir. Christophes career has spanned the industry from sales to winemaking, but it was the terroir of Stags Leap that drew him to California. I believe that wine should express the uniqueness of the land, and the Stags Leap wines have always showcased one of the most distinctive regions in the Napa Valley. He makes wine the way he learned in France, showcasing the fruit and not the winemakers hand. WCTW: CP: WCTW: CP: WCTW: CP: WCTW: CP: WCTW: CP: WCTW: CP: WCTW: CP: WCTW: CP:
Whats your favorite local restaurant and what do you like to order?

Bistro Jeanty - I order anything that sounds weird to normal people.


If you are meeting a friend for cocktails, where do you go?

Goose and Gander, Morimoto or Empire.


What do you do for fun?

Photography, gardening, riding my motorcycle, reading or going out with friends.


Whats your favorite local winery tour experience?

I love spending time at Inglenook, its a nice place inside and out; so many details to watch.
Whats your favorite go-to meal and bottle of wine to have at home?

Love a wood roasted rack of lamb with a spicy Petite Sirah.


What other places do you like to hang out?

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6150 Silverado Trail, Napa, California, 94558 Tours/tastings by advance appointment only. 1-800-395-2441 | stagsleap.com

Brunch at The Auberge du Soleil for the view overlooking the valley also, 1313 Main.
Wheres the best place to picnic?

On the top of Mount St Helena.


Whats an interesting fact that most people dont know about you?

I am a black belt of judo.

A native of Ann Arbor Michigan, Randy Ullom developed a passion for wine during a three-year stint in Chile in the 1970s. Upon his return to the U.S. he studied Viticulture and Enology at Ohio State University. For six years he worked as a vineyard manager and winemaker in both Ohio and upstate New York until moving to California to become associate winemaker at De Loach Vineyards in Sonoma County. In 1993, he was hired by Jess Jackson as winemaker and in 1997 was promoted to Winemaster for Kendall-Jackson Wine Estates. Randys unusual title Winemaster reflects his intimate involvement in the intricacies of the viticultural and winemaking programs of Kendall-Jackson. WCTW: Whats your favorite local restaurant and what do you like to order? RU: Bravas in Healdsburg the sausage and peppers then pour them over the duck egg! AND Mateos, also in Healdsburg for the guacamole cone! WCTW: If you are meeting a friend for cocktails, where do you go? RU: Healdsburg Hotel or El Farrolito for a cocktail. WCTW: What do you do for fun? RU: Ski and or canoe. WCTW: Whats your favorite local winery tour experience? RU: Food and wine pairings at Partake by K-J. WCTW: Whats your favorite go-to meal and bottle of wine to have at home? RU: Chardonnay, queso fresco and crackerswhat more is needed? WCTW: What other places do you like to hang out? RU: Willis, Duo Baci, Ralphs, back porch. WCTW: Wheres the best place to picnic? RU: Healdsburg Square on summer concert nights. WCTW: Whats an interesting fact that most people dont know about you? RU: Not a beer drinker. Sworn to secrecy.

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WCTW: Describe the perfect day in wine country. KC: Visiting some of my favorites: Stating in
northern Napa, Id visit Castello di Amorosa, Sequoia Grove, Salvestrin before stopping at Oxbow Market for a quick bite and crossing the street to visit Gustavo Thrace. In Sonoma, Id stop at Buena Vista (love the Count) and finish the day at Rams Gate. WCTW: Which winery has your favorite cave tour? KC: Schramsburg is my favorite of course you can drink sparkling wine anywhere, but its special when youre in a cave! WCTW: What winery do you think has the best over-the-top experience to offer visitors? KC: Raymond with its Crystal Room, ability to make your own blend WCTW: Where do you send guests that want to learn about wine? KC: Beringer go to the source. Its the oldest continuously operating winery in Napa and the first to offer public tours. WCTW: What wineries would you recommend that are not part of the popular wine country? KC: Tres Sabores and Vice Versa, off Whitehall Lane near St. Helena, offer diverse and personal experiences (including movie night in the vineyards!) On Silverado Trail ZD Wines for a family-oriented look at winemaking. WCTW: Who is your favorite new winery or hot spot wine bar/tasting room? KC: Not necessarily new, but my favorite tasting room is Williamson Wines off the Plaza in Healdsburg WCTW: Tell us the best wineries to bring pets. KC: Honig Vineyard and Winery welcomes pets.

WCTW: If you were to visit just one winery, which would you choose and why? DD: Repris Winery for its beautiful newly anointed Moon Valley AVA and premium wines. Start the journey with a glass of Champagne hop on the ATV and off you go. On a clear day you can see San Francisco from the top of the vineyard. Then finish off your visit in their 18,000 sq.ft. caves with possible barrel tasting and a sit down wine tasting with local cheeses. WCTW: Describe the perfect day in wine country. DD: First timer in the Sonoma Valley...Morning hike at the Overlook Trail near the Sonoma Plaza. Breakfast at Sunflower Caf and shop or visit boutiques, historical sites, antique shops, wine tasting rooms, cheese shops and more on the Plaza. Treat yourself to a treatment or just enjoy the therapeutic mineral waters at the Willow Stream Spa and Caf at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa. To finish off your day take a journey for your palate at Sant restaurant. WCTW: Where do you send guests that want to learn about wine? DD: Benziger Family Winery, Glen Ellen WCTW: Where would you take friends to learn about/taste organic wines? DD: Deerfield Ranch Kenwood WCTW: What areas and/or wineries would you recommend that are not part of the popular wine country? DD: Donum Estate-Carneros, Sonoma WCTW: Which winery has your favorite cave/cellar tour? DD: A visit to our neighboring valley. Jarvis Winery, Napa

WCTW: If you were to visit just one winery, which would you choose and why? SC: Visit Ceago Winery in Nice (Clear Lake) for tasting and educational cheese/wine pairing. The winery is owned by a member of the Fetzer family, and is surronded by vineyards and lavender fields. WCTW: Describe the perfect day in wine country. SC: Begin with a latte and pastry at Model Bakery (Napa), and then peruse the wonderful shops and food choices at Oxbow Market. Use a limo service such as Napatac to Caldwell for wine tasting and a great view. Then on to Chappellet winery for tasting and a surrounding view of the lakes and mountains. Stop at Luna Market in Rutherford for a rest. Cap off the day with dinner on the Wine Train (dome car), then a nightcap at Bistro Don Giovanni to hang with locals and winemakers. WCTW: What winery do you think has the best over-the-top experience to offer visitors? SC: Palmaz Vineyards, it is a precise like clockwork vertical winery in the hill. It has over the top visuals, wine and owners! WCTW: Where do you send guests that want to learn about wine? SC: Robert Mondavi Winery with a tour by Richard Miami. WCTW: Where would you take friends to learn about and taste organic wines? SC: Frogs Leap (Rutherford) Theres a large garden, fruit trees, along with lots of vines. The staff is very knowledgable and friendly, too. WCTW: What areas would you recommend that is not part of the popular wine country? SC: You have to visit Coombsville (Napa) for visiting small wineries with great wines.

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V. SATTUI WINERY
Full Barrels of Wine Available for Purchase
2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Vintage of the Decade
V. Sattui Winery, whose wines are not available in stores or restaurants and whose winemaker was just named Winemaker of the Year at the San Francisco International Wine Competition, announced that they are selling full barrels of Cabernet Sauvignon. One barrel of wine contains 740 pounds of grapes, equivalent to 59 gallons or just about 25 cases of wine. Tom Davies, Winery President, comments, Several of our members have requested that we provide this availability for some time. We have chosen to do so for the 2012 vintage, which most wine insiders agree is the vintage of the decade. Some even say its the best vintage in Napa Valley in recent memory. While purchasing an entire barrel of wine may seem like a substantial investment, it actually represents great savings (up to 40%) for someone who has in mind giving the gift of wine to customers, clients, associates or employees, while storing away a few cases of exclusive Cabernet for oneself. Five Cabernets are available, including V. Sattuis top single-vineyard sources, all 90+ point winners over the past several years. Each barrel purchase equals 25 cases of 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon. The offer also includes a barrel with the purchasers name engraved on the barrel head, two years free storage after bottling and tickets to the winerys Barrel Tasting Party held every January. V. Sattui is a small, family-owned winery, founded in 1885, that crafts more than sixty different wines, with over a dozen 90+ point rated wines among its current vintages. In 2012 the winery was twice named Winery of the Year, at the 2012 Winemakers Challenge and the 2012 Monterey Wine Competition. More recently V. Sattui Winery was again named the 2013 Winery of the Year at the prestigious Winemakers Challenge. Remarkably, its the 11th time in eight years the winery garnered Winery of the Year recognition. Most recently, during October 2013, V. Sattui Winery was for the third year in a row voted Best Winery in the San Francisco Bay Guardian Readers Poll. Especially notable was the recent recognition given to V. Sattui Winemaker Brooks Painter as Winemaker of the Year at the San Francisco International Wine Competition, an event featuring wines from 29 states, 30 countries, 1400 wineries and more than 4500 wine entries. V. Sattui wines, which are sustainably farmed, some from its own organic vineyard, are sold exclusively from the winery. With no outside distribution, the wines are priced much lower than many other premium brands available in retail stores. V. Sattui Winery is located on a 38-acre vineyard in the center of the Napa Valley, along Highway 29 about 1-1/2 miles south of St. Helena at White Lane and is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. For more information, contact Robert OMalley robert@vsattui.com (707) 286-7242 or visit www.vsattui.com/wholebarrel.

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TASTING ROOM OF THE WEEK

LOUIS M. MARTINI WINERY


BY ALEXANDRA CHARSLEY

Michael Martini, third generation winemaker

LOUIS M. MARTINI
254 Saint Helena Highway | St. Helena CA 94574 (707) 963-2736 | louismartini.com

With the holiday season comes lots of gatherings with friends and family and now is the best time to re-stock your cellar with an assortment of wines for everyone to enjoy. Louis M. Martini Winery is steeped in history and produces distinct Napa Valley Cabernets as well as a delicious port wine to round out your portfolio. Located just off Highway 29 in St. Helena, their tasting room showcases at least 10 different wines from their familys cellar year-round. Throughout the month of December, port wine will be highlighted with port and chocolate being served in the tasting room to all guests. The deep, inky color of their Napa Valley port hints at the rich scents and flavors in this wine. It opens with smoky aromas that lead to juicy blackberry flavors on the palate. Barrel aging softened the mouthfeel of the wine, giving it a creamy vanilla finish. Guests will receive 20% off and 40% off for Club Members when purchasing a 12 bottle case of port. Founded in 1933 by Louis M. Martini, the winery is still family run with Michael Martini, third generation winemaker, carrying on the tradition of making exceptional wines. Weve been making port since 1922 when it was used for medicinal and sacramental purposes during prohibition. At the time it was both a ruby and a tawny port which are fractionally blended. We kept that up until 1983 when we decided to concentrate on our other wines. About 10 years ago I decided to revive the program. I wanted to use Petite Sirah and create a Vintage style port, rich with big fruit. The port is aged in barrels for two years and blended with a little of the following and previous vintages for consistency. The barrels are older, more neutral wood as with increased alcohol, wood extracts very easily and it is easy to get too much. Im quite pleased with the results. As a side port ages forever, Ive had them up to 100 years old, says Mike. Celebrating 80 years in the heart of Napa Valley, the Louis M. Martini Winery is synonymous with exceptional Cabernet Sauvignon from the finest vineyards in Napa and Sonoma. If you would like to experience the full history of this distinguished winery, for $45 you can reserve a wine tasting and tour of their estate. Delve into the winerys 80 year heritage and taste their hand-selected wines along the way. Learn more about the Martini familys pioneering history in Napa Valley, see where they craft their wines, stop by the barrel room and raise a glass in their underground cellar. Another great event is their Cellar Experience which is an educational visit to their cellar and includes a Lot 1 tasting for $35. Call (707) 968-3362 to reserve these specialty tours and events or visit their website at www.louismartini.com.

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The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone Presents Exploring Napa Valley Wine Series
New Wine Enthusiast Classes Offer Participants An Exploration of Napa Valleys Wine Region
The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) at Greystone, one of the worlds most unique and inspiring campuses for culinary education, is pleased to introduce a new approach to the wine country experience with their Exploring Napa Valley Wine Series, a one-ofa-kind selection of courses celebrating the world-renowned wine region of Napa Valley. Offered on select weekends through December 29th at the former COPIA space in downtown Napa, this program gives individuals of all experience levels the opportunity to gain a better understanding as well as a fresh perspective on Americas prestigious wine region directly ST. HELENA from the CIAs esteemed professionals. Varozza CHARLES KRUG RATT P Whether youre a novice or connoisseur, anyone with an DAVID FULTON Calafia Cellars N O T L interest in wine will benefit from FU BERINGER ONA attending one or more of these MADR Materra Tamber Bey courses. Individuals can chose Orin Swift MS ADA Covenant from the following four classes, St. Helena Wine Center PE each focusing on a specific aspect PO of wine education: Before You Velo Vino Handwritten Clif Family Taste, Become Winewise, MERRYVALE Bello Family CHATEAU POTELLE Californias Best Cheeses and the Salvestrin AK TER O Charter Oak CHAR Wines That Love Them, Secret Long Meadow Ranch G SPRIN Wines of Napa Valley, and Napa Valley vs. the World. Instructors LOUIS M MARTINI AVE LLING LEWE of the Exploring Napa Valley SUTTER HOME PRAGER Hall Heitz Wine Series have over 100 years combined experience in the food E WHIT Flora Springs and wine industry. They include V. SATTUI the dean of education of The CIA WINERY OD EWO & DELI INGL at Greystone, Russell Scott; the Corison host of the PBS Series Wine, ARGER-MARTUCCI EL Milat AND ZINF Food, & Friends, Karen MacNeil; RAYMOND Revival DEL DOTTO Public Wine and Beverage Studies OPEN BY APPOINTMENT Manager of the CIA, at Greystone, WHITEHALL LANE Not to Scale Traci Dutton; and Master Fransican Witt NE A L Sommelier Robert Bath. L L EHA ERON WHIT GALL Rutherford With the goal of providing an Grove Fleury Tres Sabores & outlet for the education, Pedemonte Cellars exploration and reconnection of both wine and food, the CIA Wine Country This Week Preferred Open to the public understands the significance of Open by appointment holding these classes at the former COPIA space. We are very excited to bring life back to this incredible facility, said Mark Erickson, Certified Master Chef (CMC) and CIA Provost. We look forward to working with the Napa Valley community to unlock the full potential of the property and allow it to live up to its original promise. Classes are 90 minutes long and held on select Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through December 29th at 501 1st Street, Napa. Cost is $40/class. Complete description and availability follows. To register for classes, visit cia.localwineevents.com or call (707) 967-1100.

Exploring Napa Valley Wine Series Class Descriptions


Before You Taste, Become Winewise Fridays (5:30 to 7 p.m.) This is a starter course to help you make the most of your Napa Valley wine experience. Featuring wine tasting advice, this class is an overview of Napa Valley and provides insiders tips for getting the most out of tasting room visits. Class dates are November 29 and December 13, 12, 27 Californias Best Cheeses and the Wines That Love Them Saturdays (10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.) The artisan cheese makers of California have set the pace for incredible quality and selection. Learn about different styles of cheese available here, the best way to enjoy them and how to pair cheese with wine. Class dates are November 30 and December 14, 12, 28 Secret Wines of Napa Valley Saturdays (3 to 4:30 p.m.) Napas amazing diversity of climates and soils allows us to grow over 100 different grape varieties for wine, yet you may have only heard of a few. Discover the rare and secret wines that may become your new favorites. Class dates are November 30 and December 14,12, 28 Napa Valley vs. the World Sundays (10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.) This class is a series of comparative tastings with wines of Napa Valley and their counterparts around the world. How do New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc, Italian Sangiovese and French Bordeaux compare with the wines we make here? Class dates are December 1, 15, 29 Founded in 1946, The Culinary Institute of America is an independent, not-for-profit college offering associate and bachelors degrees with majors in culinary arts, baking and pastry arts, and culinary science, as well as certificate programs in culinary arts and wine and beverage studies. For more information, visit www.ciachef.edu.

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Rutherford Wineries December Passport Weekend


The Rutherford Appellation Wineries will host the 2013 Rutherford Passport Weekend on December 6-8, kicking off the holiday season with a three-day wine tasting event focused on the wines made from this historical Napa Valley appellation. The events will include two days of Passport tasting as well as a VIP Welcome Reception and two VIP Winemaker Dinners. Rutherford Passport holders will pick up the event Passport, logo glass and goodie bag and wend their way through Rutherford on Saturday, December 7 and Sunday, December 8 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. They will be able to sample the Rutherford Appellation wines made by 19 different wine brands, and experience the people, wines and famous Rutherford dust that make this region so special. While they taste they will enjoy delicious food paired with the wines, barrel samples and Passport holder discounts. The list of wineries participating in the Passport Tasting includes Alpha Omega, Beaulieu Vineyards, Caspar Estate, Chaix, Conspire, Cultivar, Elizabeth Spencer, Foley Johnson, Hewitt Vineyards, Honig, J. Moss, Meander, Mumm Napa, Peju, Pia Napa Valley, Provenance, St. Supry, Tres Sabores and Wm. Harrison. The Rutherford Appellation Wineries will also be continuing the traditions started last year and offering a VIP All-Inclusive Pass that includes a Friday night VIP Welcome Reception from 7 to 9 p.m. at Round Pond Estate (participating wineries: Alpha Omega, Caspar Estate, Cultivar, Foley Johnson, Hall, Meander, Monticello, Sojourn, Staglin, ZD, and Round Pond Estate), and one of two exclusive Winemaker dinners on Saturday night at 6:30 p.m. at Alex Restaurant (participating wineries: Conspire, Tres Sabores, Caspar Estate and Honig) in Rutherford, and St. Supry Estate Winery (participating wineries: Staglin, St. Supry, Chaix and Sojourn), as well as the two days of Passport Tasting, logo glass and goodie bag. Passports may be purchased online at www.rutherford-appellation-wineries.com ($75 for a two-Day Passport, $50 for a Sunday-only Passport, and $225 for an allinclusive VIP Passport) and must be purchased by Thursday, December 5. Tickets will not be available on the day of the event.

For more information about the Passport Weekend or the Rutherford Appellation Wineries please go online to www.rutherford-appellation-wineries.com or call Valerie Moberg of Vintelligent Marketing at (707) 987-9821.

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Rutherford Appellation Wineries promote responsible hospitality and encourage all participants to designate a driver. Designated drivers do not need to purchase Passports and will be given pins to identify them so that they may enjoy the special Passport areas of each winery as well as the food pairings and entertainment. The Rutherford Passport Weekend is the premier consumer event sponsored by wineries residing in this historical appellation. As always, the proceeds will benefit a local Napa Valley charity. The Rutherford Appellation is located in the heart of the Napa Valley, and is known worldwide for its signature Rutherford Dust, a term used to reflect a sense of place as well as an enduring commitment to quality, a spirit of achievement and a deep connection to Rutherfords soil. For more information about the appellation go online to the Rutherford Dust Societys website at www.rutherforddust.org.

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Hanukkah Hootenanny A Party Like No Other!


What do surf music, jelly donuts, brisket sliders and Napa wine all have in common? If you said, The 8th Annual Hanukkah Hootenanny on Sunday, December 8th from 12 to 2:30 p.m. at Judds Hill Winery, then you are a person in the know or an extremely lucky guesser. For nearly a decade, Judds Hill Winery and MicroCrush, located at the southern end of Napas Silverado Trail, has hosted this Hanukkah party like no other. As you would expect, the event features a wide variety of Judds Hill Wines, both current releases and library offerings. There will also be plenty of food, including the traditional food of the Hanukkah season, fresh hot latkes, decadent jelly donuts and delicious beef brisket (prepared as sliders). Its right about here where this Hootenanny veers off into a different direction from your bubbys Hanukkah celebrations of yore. As with any good party, Hanukkah or otherwise, having the right entertainment is key. Ever since their first Hanukkah Hootenanny, the folks at Judds Hill have welcomed the band, Meshugga Beach Party, to delight the crowd with traditional Jewish songs enthusiastically performed in an instrumental surf-rock style, a la Dick Dale. Dressed like rabbis, the guys execute synchronized dance moves and occasionally unfurl the dead joke scrolls to deliver ancient one-liners in the finest tradition of the Catskills. You may have caught the bands act at Bay Area Jewish heritage festivals, the famous Bay to Breakers, and hipster havens like Lebowski Fest, Forbidden Island Tiki Lounge and the Hubba Hubba Burlesque Revue. If not, this is your chance at some serious Hava Nagila shenanigans. To get an idea of the hilarity that awaits you, check out their uproarious clips on YouTube. The party takes place on the winerys covered crushpad, in full view of the adjoining Kairos Cabernet Sauvignon Vineyard. Traditional dreidels and gelt are provided for all. And, once the party really gets going, the family usually leads revelers in dancing the Hora, the traditional circular dance of celebration. Tickets are $50 per person, or free for wine club members. The Judds Hill Wine Club is free to join and you can find more information about it at www.juddshill.com. As you can see, this is a wonderful celebration, not to be missed. It is also an event that supports a great cause. A portion of ticket sales and proceeds from the days wine sales are donated to Napa Childrens Health Initiative, a non-profit corporation dedicated to achieving 100% healthcare coverage for all Napa County children. So eat, drink, dance and be merry! This event does sell out quickly, so call the winery today at (707) 255-2332 to make your reservation.

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Enjoy a relaxing wine tasting experience this winter in Napa Valley. From December 6 through February 9, Calistoga will host its fifth annual Winter in the Wineries Passport program a unique wine tasting guide offering visitors a relaxed way to tour, taste and meet winemakers at 14 noteworthy wineries, as well as experience the warm and genuine vibe of the charming northern Napa Valley town. | Calistoga, CA 94515 For $75, Calistogas7Winter in the Passport program | Wineries www.madrigalvineyards.com allows passport holders to access up to 14 wine tastings any time during the two month period a wine tasting value of over $250. Additionally, passport holders will receive discounts at several of Calistogas finest restaurants, lodging properties and shops. Many participating wineries ask passport holders to make reservations to ensure the ultimate guest experience. Winter in the Wineries Passport program is the perfect opportunity to experience a variety of Calistoga amenities, said Chris Canning, mayor of Calistoga and executive director of the Calistoga Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center. The program offers passport holders the flexibility to return any time during the two months and enjoy their Calistoga visits at their own leisure. For more information and participating wineries visit www.VisitCalistoga.com or call (707) 942-6333. Passports are available for purchase at www.VisitCalistoga.com.
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JAMIESON RANCH VINEYARDS


Jamieson Ranch Vineyards is the southernmost winery in the Napa Valley, allowing convenient access from many Bay Area locations. The propertys more than 300 acres of gently rolling hillsides and vineyards were formerly part of General Mariano Vallejos Rancho Suscol in the mid-1800s. Today, the ranching tradition continues with cattle grazing the hillsides, sheep amidst the vines for weed control and an apiary, from which the estate honey is sourced. The unique architecture of Jamieson Ranch is reminiscent of a majestic western mountain lodge, replete with soaring ceilings, seating around a cozy fireplace, an observation gallery overlooking the barrel room and production area and a spectacular wraparound veranda that affords sweeping views of the Napa Valley and San Pablo Bay. NAPA COMFORT FOOD: WOOD-FIRED & WINE-FRIENDLY Jamieson Ranch Vineyards recently launchced Napa Comfort Food: Wood-Fired & Wine-Friendly the innovative new culinary program featuring sophisticated comfort food with a twist. An ode to its historic, ranching roots, these offerings showcase each seasons freshest ingredients whenever possible, sourced from their organic gardens coupled with expressive wines from the JRV portfolio. Chef will also whip up some mouthwatering bites on the wood fire grill. Each pairing will burst with unexpected, bright and satisfying flavors. Pairings are served daily at 12:15 p.m., with advance reservations. Cheese and chocolate pairings are available daily to accompany your tasting.

Jamieson Ranch is partnering with Community Action of Napa Valley for a food drive to support the Napa Food Bank. Through December, bring a canned food or non-perishable food item and receive 10% off of your purchase.

Open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 1 Kirkland Ranch Road, Napa Napa Comfort Food served daily at 12:15 p.m. with reservations Reservations: (707) 254-8673 ext. 119 or www.jamiesonranch.com Be sure to watch our calendar at jamiesonranch.com for upcoming winery events

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St. Clair Brown Winerys Tasting Room Includes Culinary Gardens and Greenhouse
After working together over 10 years at two different wineries, veteran winemaker Elaine St. Clair, and winery executive Laina Brown have joined forces to open an urban winery in the city of Napa.
Elaine St. Clair and Laina Brown are not new to developing wineries. As founding president of Black Stallion Winery on Silverado Trail, Brown developed the initial business model, managed the completion of construction and launched the winery for its opening in 2007. Prior to that, she was director of marketing and hospitality for Domaine Carneros Winery, where she met Elaine St. Clair. At Domaine Carneros, Brown designed and opened two tasting rooms, started the private dining program, and designed and launched the winerys website and ecommerce business. Elaine St. Clair joined Domaine Carneros in 1998 to help develop the winerys Pinot Noir program and was involved in the planning and construction of the new Pinot Noir facility built in 2004. St. Clair went on to join Brown as winemaker at Black Stallion Winery in 2008 where she developed the winemaking program and the new cellar for the fledgling winery. But when it came to starting their own project, St. Clair and Brown wanted to do something truly unique. St. Clair Brown Winery brings together a harmonious blend of hand-crafted small lot wines, micro-brew beer, world-class culinary gardens and a garden-to-table experience that rivals anything in the Valley. It will all come together in the winerys 60 seat eatery, scheduled to open next year, and in the glass-paned greenhouse tasting room. We wanted to create an inspiring space; one that reflects the way we live in the Valley. Theres nothing better than sitting around a table with friends for hours on end, eating great food and sharing great wine, says Brown. The greenhouse tasting room also offers a small food menu created around the fresh produce of the garden. Where else could you be in the middle of the city sitting on the terrace of a greenhouse surrounded by raised beds and espaliered fruit trees, eating fresh-picked food and drinking hand-crafted wine that was made 100 feet away, adds Brown. St. Clair Brown Winery is located on Vallejo Street across Soscol Avenue from Cuve Restaurant and the Westin Hotel; a few blocks further is the Oxbow Market. The winery building, which will also feature the micro-brewery and eatery, used to be TEM Machine Shop. St. Clair Browns culinary gardens sit across the street from the winery. The 4,500-square-foot garden will include 58 fruit trees and 18 raised beds surrounded by 6-foot-tall espalier trellised fruit trees. Elaine St. Clair brings her signature elegant winemaking style to the brand, which she developed from years of working with sparkling wine and Pinot Noir. Each wine is approached differently based what will best support the unique character of the vineyard lot. The St. Clair Brown Winery portfolio includes nine wines: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah, Zinfandel, Ros of Syrah, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio and a sweet Muscat. The winery makes less than 200 cases of each wine. All of the wines are hand-crafted from small, independently farmed vineyards across the Napa Valley. We currently work with about 15 different growers, which is a lot for a program as small as ours. says winemaker and co-founder Elaine St. Clair. The relationships that Elaine St. Clair has developed over her 28 years in the industry allow the winery to obtain grapes from some of the top vineyards in the Valley.

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The eatery menu will feature a California cuisine that will change daily, and seasonally, based on what is fresh in the garden. The greenhouse will also feature a small food menu with a selection of appetizers, small plates and salads such as grain salad with farro and red quinoa, ros pickled radish, mustard greens, Sylvetta arugula, Pinot Grigio soaked white raisins and a carrot ginger vinaigrette. Organic Culinary Gardener Peter Jacobsen, of Jacobsen Orchards in Yountville, who grows for several top Michelin starred restaurants in the Valley including the French Laundry, was brought in to insure that the gardens had the healthiest start possible. Jacobsen worked with co-owner Elaine St. Clair, who designed the garden, and executive chef Norma Whitt on the selection of the fruit trees and vegetable varieties best suited for the growing site and for the menu requirements of chef Whitt. Its been a huge learning process and also satisfying to be able to start the produce from seed. Watching it grow every day and envisioning how were going to use it has been very exciting, says executive chef, Norma Whitt. Working with the talent of the team at St. Clair Brown has been amazing. Everyone has the same vision of wanting the best, not only in the wine, food and guest experience, but in each other as a team, said Whitt. The greenhouse tasting room offers open seating; no reservations are necessary. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.
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Working with vineyards across the Napa Valley gives us the ability to select the best vineyards for each varietal. At times we work with vineyard lots as small as two choice rows, says St. Clair. Some of the techniques that we use might seem completely impractical for what we charge for our wine, but we decided from the start that we will not make a wine if we cannot make it the best way we know how. Thats what inspires me, adds St. Clair. The wine menu features half glass, full glass, half bottle and table bottle options. The half glass pours allow guests to try a different wine with each course or essentially create their own tasting. Executive chef Norma Whitt was most recently at the Bardessono Hotel in Yountville where she developed an affinity for cooking from on-site gardens. We were astounded by the delicate and distinct layers of flavor Vinoce and Twenty Rowsand how similar thatRobert Craig that chef Whitt achieved in her cooking, was to Tallulah the style of our wines. TheWines food and wine paired naturally from day one, said Laina Brown.
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Read All About It: Introducing Paper Boy!


Truett-Hurst Inc. Transcends Green Clutter With First Paper Wine Bottle!
Wine industry leader in innovation Truett-Hurst Inc. wine company of Healdsburg, says no to marketing green-washing. The release of the first paper wine bottle in the U.S. from Truett-Hurst Inc. is the real thing. The paper wine bottle, branded PaperBoy, is a molded outer shell in the shape of a wine bottle, made from recycled cardboard with a plastic liner. The entire package is 85 percent lighter than a glass bottle and is easily recyclable. From production to shipping to recycling, PaperBoy proves the wine business can operate with a significantly reduced carbon footprint. Pleasanton, Californiabased Safeway Inc. will partner with TruettHurst Inc. in the initial release of PaperBoy nationwide. PaperBoy contains appellation-based, super-premium wines sourced from the Mendocino and Paso Robles growing regions and crafted by winemaker Virginia Marie Lambrix, also the winemaker for VML. Introductory PaperBoy wines are a 2012 Paso Robles Red Blend ($14.99) and a 2012 Mendocino Chardonnay ($13.99). Lambrix is passionate about innovation. She says, We at Truett-Hurst Inc. believe that if the quality of the wine exceeds a customers expectation, then new, cutting-edge packaging will become more mainstream.

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On its quest to change the way people think about and buy wine, Truett-Hurst Inc. is responding to lifestyle choices to eco-conscious wine lovers on the go. Paper Boy provides a responsible way to carry wine outdoors. Campers, hikers and fishermen can carry this lightweight package only 1.9 lbs. filled--and enjoy premium wine from a 750ml bottle almost anywhere, collapsing it when finished for return to a recycling site. We're thrilled to be a pioneer of this earthfriendly, high-quality, innovative package. It could create an entirely new category in wine, says Truett-Hurst Inc.s president and CEO, Phil Hurst. PaperBoy offers a better alternative. The bottles cardboard outer can go into mainstream recycling streams, which are used to produce other cardboard products. The cap and neck assembly pieces are also recyclable, and the plastic liner is suitable for waste to energy programs. In total, the overall carbon footprint of PaperBoy, from production to shipping to recycling, is significantly lower than glass. Even the 12-pack cartons are produced from recycled paper. Each PaperBoy bottle comes with instructions for how to break the bottle down for disposal. As a winemaker, Virginia Lambrix admires the economic practicality of PaperBoy. She says, Wines that will be consumed almost immediately do not need a heavy, environmentally and economically expensive glass bottle and cork. We would rather apply the savings that PaperBoy affords toward more expensive, better-crafted wine so that both the customer and the environment win.

About the Design


Paper Boy is in part, the brainstorm of Truett-Hurst Inc. designer, Kevin Shaw of Stranger & Stranger. Shaw worked with the TruettHurst Inc. team and Green Bottle, a UK-based paper bottle manufacturer, to develop this groundbreaking package. Extensive testing has proven the Paper Boy bottle to be superior to a traditional glass bottle. It insulates better, recycles more readily, and is lighter and more transportable, yet it looks and acts like a traditional glass bottle. Shaw added the lighthearted and retro-cool feel of the brand identity. He comments, This is a product that is unashamedly different and it was important that the name was iconic to own the medium, and that the branding was bright, strong and fearless.

Transportation Savings
Case weight for normal glass bottles with liquid is 36 lbs. versus the paper bottle at 23.6 lbs. A pallet of 56 cases prepared for shipping is reduced from 2,000 lbs. to 1,322 lbs.--a weight reduction of 34 percent and a savings of more than 7 tons per truckload of wine shipped. Truett-Hurst Inc. is an innovative and growing super-premium and ultra-premium wine sales, marketing and production company based in the acclaimed Dry Creek and Russian River valleys of Sonoma County. For more information, visit the website at www.truetthurstinc.com. For more information on PaperBoy go to www.paperboywines.com

Environmental Impact
Packaging waste is a huge and growing problem in modern society, particularly in the wine industry. According wrap.org.uk, 17.5 billion bottles of wine are consumed annually around the globe, producing 8.75 billion tons of glass waste more packaging waste than any other product in the food or drink sector.

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Bring Your Holidays To Cornerstone Sonoma


Le Cirque De Boheme A Winter Circus for the Holidays Cornerstones 9th Annual Lighting of the Snowmen Santa in the Big Blue Chair, Carolers, Shopping, Gift Wrapping & More
Cornerstone Sonoma invites you to Bring Your Holidays to Cornerstone as they kick off the season with an authentic 1920s style French holiday circus titled Le Cirque de Boheme, for eight special performances beginning on Friday, November 29 and closing on Monday, December 2. Next up is the 9th annual Lighting of the Snowmen set for Sunday, December 8 with festivities beginning at 3 p.m. plus additional holiday highlights including photos with Santa in Cornerstones Big Blue Chair, a complimentary gift wrapping station and Christmas carolers. All of this holiday fun can only happen at Cornerstone where the shops, wine rooms and entertainment are as unique and artful as the gardens. A French holiday tradition begins its inaugural run at Cornerstone Sonoma for just eight special performances. Le Cirque de Boheme is an old style, holiday circus based on the French tradition of the 1920s, filled with the promise of enchantment, thrill and wonder. Tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for children 15 and under. Tickets can be purchased online at www.cornerstonesonoma.com. A portion of each ticket will benefit the Sonoma Valley Mentoring Alliance. Le Cirque de Boheme is an intimate gathering limited to just 80 guests per show and held under the wedding tent in the magical gardens at Cornerstone. Show times run daily at 1 and 3 p.m. for four days only, Friday, November 29 through Monday, December 2. Enjoy world-class talent with performances that are deftly woven into Le Cirque de Boheme, a story of 10-year-old Luna who takes us on a journey into a long ago time high atop the hills on Montmartre near the famous Le Moulin Rouge in Paris. Within Lunas dream, she encounters a sword thrower, contortionist, magician, slack rope walker and other assorted denizens of Paris of the 1920s. To make room for the debut of Le Cirque de Boheme, the 9th annual Lighting of the Snowmen at Cornerstone has been moved to Sunday, December 8 at 3 p.m. Come out and be the first to see what the Snowmen are up to this year! Festivities include photos with Santa on the Big Blue Chair, a special performance by the Sonoma Ballet Conservatory, live music in the snowflake filled courtyard, classic holiday films in the Olive Grove Cinema, and back for a second year, a traditional German Beer Garden with a variety of beers, German sausage and even men in Lederhosen. Admission to the Lighting of the Snowmen is free but because of overcrowding, parking is $5 per car with 100% of the proceeds benefiting the Sonoma Valley Mentoring Alliance. Overflow parking is available two minutes down the road at Jacuzzi Winery with a shuttle to and from the event leaving every five minutes. The Lighting of the Snowmen has become a favorite holiday tradition in Sonoma. In addition to wine, food, fun and live music, during the Lighting of the Snowmen event, Cornerstone is hosting a benefit to support the Sonoma Valley Mentoring Alliance. An arms length of tickets will go a long way for $20. You can swap benefit tickets for gingerbread men and women to decorate, hot chocolate, face painting by Popo

Jamie the Juggler performs at Cornerstone Sonoma this holiday season

the Clown, kids holiday crafts, grab bag gifts, wacky holiday games, cotton candy, popcorn balls and more. Unique shopping options have always been the hallmark at Cornerstone Sonoma. The site is home to shops and galleries such as Artifact Design & Salvage, A New Leaf Gallery I Sculpturesite, Country by Eurasion Interiors, John Denning Studio & Gallery, Potter Green & Co. and Tesoro Flowers, Home & Garden. Keating Wines, Meadowcroft Wines and the newly opened Tricycle Wine Company offer tastes of their award-winning wines each day. In addition to all of the special events and ongoing holiday extras at Cornerstone Sonoma, there will also be a complimentary gift wrapping station available each Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting Thanksgiving weekend and running all the way through to Christmas. Shoppers can have their gift purchases classically wrapped in an iconic Tiffany blue box. Naturally, because of the size of many of the sculptures, art objects and other large items, these cannot be included for wrapping. Additionally, musical groups and choruses will be at Cornerstone on weekends to entertain the guests with holiday carols. Nearing its 10th Anniversary in Sonoma, Cornerstone Gardens is an ever changing series of walk through gardens showcasing new and innovative designs from the worlds finest landscape architects and designers. The first such gallery-style gardens in the United States, the nine-acre exhibit of some 22 gardens was created as an inspiration and resource for people interested in gardens, garden design and art. Cornerstone Sonoma is located at 23570 Arnold Drive, Sonoma, CA 95476. For more information, call (707) 9333010 or visit www.cornerstonegardens.com.

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Biography Of Wine Industry Pioneer Jess Stonestreet Jackson Released


A Man and His Mountain tells the story of the everyman who created Kendall-Jackson and became Americas greatest wine entrepreneur
Jackson Family Wines, a portfolio of exceptional wines including Kendall-Jackson and more than 30 individual wineries around the world is proud to announce the publication of the authorized biography of company founder, wine industry visionary Jess Stonestreet Jackson, entitled A Man and His Mountain; The Everyman who Created Kendall-Jackson and Became Americas Greatest Wine Entrepreneur. Released on October 22, 2013 by PublicAffairs Books (a member of the Perseus Books Group), A Man and His Mountain tells the extraordinary story of the self-made man who built Kendall-Jackson from nothing into the biggest-selling brand of ultra-premium wines in the U.S. all after the age of 50 years old. Jess Stonestreet Jackson was one of a small band of pioneering entrepreneurs who put Californias wine country on the map. His life story is a compelling slice of history, daring, innovation, feuds, intrigue, talent, mystique, contrarianism and luck, offering a unique window on the elegant, adventurous and cut-throat worlds of Jacksons two passions: wine and horseracing. Time after time his decisions would be ignored, derided, then finally envied and imitated, as whole industries watched him become a millionaire and tried to keep up. He reinvented himself at mid-life, and became founder and CEO of KendallJackson Winery. The empire he constructed endures and thrives even after his death in 2011. In A Man and His Mountain, Pulitzer prizewinning author Edward Humes brings us the tale of the brilliant, infuriating, successful man who seemed to win more than his share by staying far ahead of the pack. Written with the full cooperation of the Jackson family, the book is a no holds barred portrait of this complicated and brilliant businessman. My family and I are so proud of Jess legacy, says Barbara Banke, chairman and proprietor of Jackson Family Wines and Jess wife and business partner for 25 years, our hope is that this book inspires others to follow their passions as Jess did.

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Official Opening of The Barlow in Sebastopol


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After sitting dormant for years, and gradually re-emerging into the modern world for much of this year, the former Barlow Apple Cannery officially opened its doors as The Barlow on November 2. Its a snapshot of all Sonoma County stands for: Local wines, foods, arts, crafts and other locally made products presented in a unique way. A large 222,000-square-foot artisan marketplace and production facility housed on 12.5 acres, The Barlow connects customers with food, wine, art and other products, the people who make them and their production techniques. The Barlow brings together the best winemakers, food producers and artisans, fostering not only an environment of creative synergy but a direct connection between the consumer and the makers of local products. The Barlow also features a bocce court, restaurants and fire pits, producing a destination in which Silver Oak the community can conduct Frick J Rickards 128 Winery 128 Palmeri Route business, share food and enjoy Pedroncelli Meeker Local David GEYSER Terroirs Caffaro art, wine and time together. PEAK 128 101 Tenants include Kosta Browne deLORIMIER Winery, Guayaki Yerba Mate, Trione Mercury Clos du Bois TRENTADUE Garden Wind Gap Wines, Community Creek Robert Ranch Young Francis Market, Taylor Maid Farms, Ford Coppola Stryker Sonoma Spirit Works Distillery, Wolfard Hawkes Simi Glassblowing, Bronze Plus Art 101 Jordan Medlock Ames Foundry, Move 2 Change Studio, Stonestreet MAZZOCCO Woodfour Brewing Company, Village Bakery, Zazu, Hanses Fine Art, Soap Caldron, Circle of

Hands, Warped Brewing Company, Gypsy Bay Laurel, Reframe Hair Gallery, MacPhail Family Wines, Tibetan Gallery & Studio, Farmers Exchange of Earthly Delights, Ben Kinmont Bookseller, La Follette Wines, Tamarind, Marimar Estate Vineyards & Winery, SubZero Ice Cream and Yogurt, and the Juicery. Conveniently located in downtown Sebastopol at 200 Morris Grove Street Winery Street, the former Barlow Apple Cannery has been reinvented to Manzanita Creek better serve the community while beautifying DRY CREEK RD downtown Sebastopol by improving the existing industrial site. MARCH For more information, call (707) 824-5600 or visit the AVE website at . www.thebarlow.net.
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Meadowcroft Wines Offers Two New Pairing Options


Located in the Cornerstone community at the gateway to Sonoma Valley, Meadowcroft Wines is now offering two new wine and food pairings all day, every day in the tasting room. The wines to be featured during the pairings include some 12 to 19 vintages of the Meadowcroft and Thomas Henry labels. The first pairing consists of five unique and distinct flavors paired with five wines. The flavors include dried apricot, sweet and spicy pecan, maple bacon popcorn, chocolate covered blueberry and a piece of Vella cheese the cost is $10 per person. The second pairing is the Wine & Chocolate Decadence featuring Le Bilge Belgian Chocolates. Six wines are paired with six confections including Pistachio and Hazelnut Orange Peel, both to be paired with a Viognier or one of three Chardonnays. The white wines are followed with a Raspberry Pomegranate chocolate paired with one of two Pinot Noirs; Tiramisu paired with a choice of Sangiovese, Merlot or Cabernet Sauvignon; a Red Velvet chocolate paired with Merlot or Cabernet Sauvignon; ending with a 72% Dark Belgian with Fleur de Sel A Legend Re-Born Chocolate accompanied by the Californias First Premium Winery Meadowcroft Mt. Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon or the All She Wrote Port. When the weather began to Barrel Tasting & Historical cool off, coupled with the Cave Tours Taste with The completed harvest that took the Count Beautiful Picnic Area grapes off the vines, our daily 2013 winery of the year california travel association vineyard tours lost a little of their luster, said Phyllis 18000 Old Winery Rd, Sonoma 800.926.1266 Hyland, Director of Hospitality www.buenavistawinery.com for Meadowcroft Wines.

Rather than fight the elements, we decided to bring the fun into the tasting room with several wine and food options presented in both a tasty and educational setting to learn more about wine and the many flavors that work with it. Le Belge Chocolates are handcrafted in Napa and are created in the French chocolate making tradition by award winning Master Chocolatier Chef Sebastian Beline of Paris. Known for producing distinctive chocolates, Chef Beline has perfected a balance of flavor and texture to produce an unparalleled chocolate experience. The Meadowcroft Wines menu includes the Meadowcroft, Thomas Henry and Foyt Family labels. The tasting room is located within the Cornerstone Sonoma complex that features 24 world-class gardens, a restaurant, art galleries and cutting-edge design shops all set among acres of vineyards. Meadowcroft Wines is open daily from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The venue is available for private parties, private tastings, wine dinners and other events. For information, call (707) 934-4090.

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The holiday season is right around the corner! As you think about the ones you love, let Viansa help you get a head start on gift giving so you can enjoy a hassle-free holiday season, and focus on what matters most in life: family, friends, faith, food and wine. Give the gift of award-winning wines. Viansa has gift boxes of two or six bottles and can be customized by you with the assistance of a wine specialist. Another option is a trio of the same wine one to enjoy now, one to enjoy in two years and one to enjoy in five years a gift that will trasform over time! You know what you like, which is why Viansa is here to customize gift baskets for you so that you can share your favorites with your friends and family. From the gourmet foods and award-winning wines to wine accessories if you have an idea of the perfect combination of gifts for someone special, the folks at Viansa will make it happen. For example, you might want to send your five favorite Viansa spreads and suggestions for making a killer sandwich with each of them. You might have discovered that Viansas Balsamic Onion Spread tastes like heaven on a buckwheat crepe with goat cheese and arugula, especially with a glass of chilled Viansa Pinot Grigio. From pasta sauces to dessert sauces, to tapenades, chutneys, mustards, marinades, oils and vinegars theres something to please every palate. Viansas artisan foods are crafted using only fresh, natural ingredients and make great hostess gifts. Whether youre hosting your own get together or need to bring something to a potluck, Viansas food gifts will be winners on their own or as the inspiration for your own culinary creations. If youre shopping for your team at the office, clients, your childrens teachers or a large extended family, buying gifts for a group can be challenging. Thankfully, you cant go wrong with food and wine. From foodies to oenologists, Viansa has you covered. A Viansa wine specialist will walk you through the process to help you mix and match tastes and price points. Whether you want to send the same gift to everyone on your list, gift cards to some, food baskets to others and wine to several, a Viansa specialist is there for you. Call Viansa at 1-800-995-4740 or select from holiday baskes on the website at www.viansa.com.

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BRYTER ESTATES Specialties: Sparkling wine, Chardonnay, Cabernet, Pinot Noir Award-winning wines from a small boutique family winery 25 East Napa Street, Suite E Open daily 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. (707) 501-8272 bryter.com Make sure to taste our sparkling and award-winning wines! ERIC K JAMES VINEYARDS Local Syrah & Pinot Noir (Estate grown, small production) Seated tastings that are personal, educational and interactive fun 452 First Street, Suite G Open daily 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. (707) 996-1364 erickjames.com Also try our large tasting selection of local, Sonoma Olive Oils and Vinegars. LEDSON WINERY & VINEYARDS Taste Ledson and Zina Hyde Cunningham Wines Enjoy a tasting and stay to dine in our French Bistro, Centre du Vin 480 First Street East, Sonoma Open daily 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. (707) 996-9779 www.ledsonhotel.com Receive an upgraded tasting when you mention this ad.

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Sip, Savor and Shop for the Holidays
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Open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 15000 Sonoma Hwy Glen Ellen, CA 95442 (707) 938-4064 www.brcohn.com

B.R. Cohn Winery is welcoming in the holiday season with its popular annual Sip, Savor and Shop Event every Saturday in November through December 28th. Pick up unique and original holiday gifts from their Tasting Room and Gourmet Shop while enjoying live music from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Founded in 1984 by Bruce Cohn, the estate winery is known for its highly acclaimed, world-class, ultra-premium Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, Pinot Noir and award-winning gourmet estate olive oils, vinegars and gourmet specialty food products. Perusing through their Gourmet Shop will delight your senses and taste buds and you will certainly find the perfect gift for the foodie on your holiday list. The B.R. Cohn elves have been hard at work selecting and packaging some of their most popular items into gourmet baskets or beautiful wooden gift packs. You can even create your own personal gift assortment and they offer complimentary gift wrapping every Saturday and $5 flat rate shipping for merchandise purchases. Their shelves are lined with colorful jars of mustards, olive tapenades, stuffed olives, estate olive oils and hand-crafted vinegars along with artisanal salts and chocolate sauces. They have an excellent selection of everything devoted to wine country dining and entertaining to make your holiday table elegant and tasty. One of the first olive oils produced in Sonoma County in nearly a century, B.R. Cohns Sonoma Estate Picholine Extra Virgin Olive Oil is considered to be one of Californias finest. Produced in very limited quantities, the Sonoma Estate olive oil is exclusively available from their Gourmet Shop. Their certified extra virgin olive oils include: Estate Picholine, Organic, Tuscan blend, Unfiltered and a California blend. You will find a selection of citrus olive oils; Meyer Lemon, Mandarin Orange and Lime round out the family of oils. Presented in elegant Italian glass bottles, these extra virgin olive oils make

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exquisite gifts for the epicurean in everyone. B.R. Cohn offers five wine-inspired vinegars, each reflecting the rich character of the wine from which it was made: Cabernet, Chardonnay, Pear Chardonnay, Champagne and Raspberry Champagne. All are bottled in attractive frosted Italian glass that reveals the vibrant colors of the vinegars. Perfect for gift giving or treating yourself, these award-winning gourmet vinegars are excellent paired with any of their extra virgin olive oils or in any recipe calling for wine vinegar. They also import an authentic Balsamic Vinegar from Modena, Italy, that has been aged 15 years in the tradizionale method. No holiday meal would be complete without dessert and you will find decadence all around at B.R. Cohn. They have a Chocolate Cabernet Sauce and also a Dessert Duo which consists of their

Raspberry Cabernet Fudge, and Chardonnay Caramel Sauce. The winery will also be featuring holiday table must have recipes featuring B.R. Cohn wine and gourmet products. While this event is every Saturday, their Tasting Room and Gourmet Shop are open daily from 10am to 5pm and their staff will help you find the best wine for your holiday gatherings. Tours of the winery are available by advance reservation and will take you through their estate and finish with a wine tasting. The beautiful views this estate has to offer from the outdoor patio make it a lovely place to relax and picnic with a bottle of their wine. Guests will find all the necessary picnic items inside the Gourmet Shop. So, toast the holiday season and get a jump start on finding the ideal gift right here in wine country. For more information, visit their website at www.brcohn.com.

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Korbin Kameron Winery Opens Tasting Room


On October 12, 2013, Korbin Kameron held the grand opening for its first tasting room. Chic and elegant, and conveniently located in the Sonoma Valley town of Glen Ellen, its open Thursday-Sunday, from noon to 6 p.m. for walk-in tastings. Family-owned Korbin Kameron creates handcrafated, small-production wines from grapes grown on its 19-acre estate vineyard on the Sonoma-side peak of Mt. Veeder, which straddles the Sonoma-Napa border. The vineyard sits at a 2,300-foot elevation. The first Korbin Kameron vintage was released in 2007. Korbin Kameron Enjoy an intimate sit-down tasting of their current release wines for $20 per person. Tasting fee is waived for any bottle purchase. Or, taste through multiple vintages of their Estate Cabernet limited to 10 people for $40 per person. Tasting fee waived for any Cabernet purchase. Email korbin@korbinkameron.com to schedule your appointment or call (707) 935-3888. Both appointment tastings are complimentary

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Three Newly Released Pinot Noirs from Harmonique


Harmonique Wine owners Bruce and Moira Conzelman announced the opening of a new Tasting Room, showcasing the recent release of three gracefully aged Harmonique Anderson Valley Pinot Noir wines: 2007 The Noble One, 2007 Eleganc, and 2007 Delicac. We are pleased to be presenting our wines in the charming town of Boonville in Anderson Valley, said Conzelman. The Harmonique Tasting Room is centrally situated in the John Hanes Fine Art Gallery, among a collection of original paintings and sculptures, across from the Boonville Hotel. Harmonique is a partnership between owner Bruce Conzelman and Claudia Springs winemaker Robert Klindt. The name Harmonique recognizes our desire to create wines that harmonize with many foods and evoke a sense of their French Burgundian heritage, remarked Conzelman. Our wines are released only when we believe they have reached a prime level of maturity and are ready to be enjoyed in all their elegance and complexity. With proper cellaring, they can continue to age well for a decade or more after release.

Harmonique 2007 Delicac, Anderson Valley Pinot Noir


The core of this wine is the 2A clone from the Ferrington Vineyard, imparting bright red fruit notes and suppleness, rounded out with the deeper fruit flavors of the Klindt Vineyard Dijion clone 777 and the Conzelman Vineyard old block Pommard clone. The Delicac opens with red fruit aromas of strawberry and spice. Delicate strawberry flavors echo the nose, with hints of rhubarb and

pomegranate. Firm acidity contributes to the bright fruit; a lingering finish follows a full, rich mouth feel. Harmonique 2007 The Noble One, Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Fruit from the Klindt Vineyard (clones 115, 777 and Pommard) and the Wiley Vineyard (clones 115 and Pommard) create a bold and juicy offering. Aromas of black cherry, spice and a hint of molasses grace the nose. Rich flavors reflect notes of dark berry, cola and clove. Hints of orange zest complete the complex finish. Harmonique 2007 Eleganc, Anderson Valley Pinot Noir The 2A clone from the Ferrington Vineyard provide red fruit notes and suppleness; the Klindt and Wiley Vineyards provide dark fruit flavors. The old-block Pommard, planted in 1986, from the Conzelman Vineyard contribute herb, cherry and spice notes, with good acidity and tannin for structure. The complex flavors of red licorice, cherry and cranberry are held together with firm acidity, leading to a long, satisfying finish. 2007 Vintage in Anderson Valley The 2007 vintage was ideal in Anderson Valley. The growing season started with spring rains followed by moderate temperatures throughout the summer, allowing the fruit to ripen slowly and retain good acidity. A late season warm spell allowed the grapes to achieve optimal ripeness from late September to early October.

Harmonique Wines and Tasting Room


Harmonique wines are available to purchase in the new tasting room located at 14051 Highway 128, Boonville, located in the Hanes Art Gallery, open Friday through Monday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; (707) 895-9300. Wines may also be purchased through the website, www.harmoniquewine.com. The Delicac retail price is $44; The Noble One is $39; and Eleganc is $36. Harmonique also features a popular un-oaked Chardonnay in very limited quantities for $39. Gina Schock is the new Tasting Room Manager. She formerly worked at Goldeneye for 10 years, helping to open their tasting room. Tasting is complimentary and library wines are also available to purchase, said Gina. We are offering our visitors a beautiful, luminous space to discover these wine gems.

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Celebrate the Season with Guglielmo Winery!


25th Annual Holiday Gift Fair! December 7th & 8th, 14th & 15th, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Are you one of those people who looks at Christmas shopping as something to be endured? We have got good news for you! How about if you could sip delicious, award-winning wine while selecting unique and beautiful gifts for everyone on your list? How about if there was ample, free parking and friendly, knowledgeable staff to help you? Sounds like a painless way to shop during the holiday season or any time. So make the short drive to Morgan Hill and visit beautiful Guglielmo Winery. Enjoy award-winning wines, gourmet food, hot mulled wine and holiday carolers! Browse the huge selection of unique gifts! From wine-themed gifts to custom gift baskets, you can please everyone on your list! Just minutes from the Silicon Valley, the Santa Clara wine region still looks and feels much as it did a century ago. Here, the wine tasting experience at the 30-some small wineries is laid back, casual and welcoming: a lot like the weather, which is temperate and Mediterranean, perfect for grapegrowing. Guglielmo Winery, founded in 1925, is the oldest continually operating and family-owned winery in the area. Tasting here is relaxed, and the friendly staff pours something for everyone, from old world style blends to top of the line Private Reserve wines that continue to garner awards from renowned competitions and publications. This is the perfect time to relax in the flower-filled piazza by splashing fountains, enjoying a bottle of award-winning Guglielmo wine as you watch hawks soar over the splendidly colored vineyards that have witnessed countless weddings here. The Villa Emile Event Center provides an historic venue for private events and corporate affairs. The tasting room and gift shop will remain open throughout the holiday season from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., except on Christmas Eve, when the elves go home at 3 p.m. For more information on the wines or upcoming events, visit us at guglielmowinery.com, and you can also friend them on Facebook or follow them on Twitter.

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Visit the Mountains for Christmas Pines, Holiday Wines


Nows a good time to experience the fresh mountain air and visit the many tree farms that dot the ridges in the hills off Highway 17. While youre out tree-cutting, visit the local wineries and stock up on wine for your entertaining and gift-giving needs. At the Summit to Sea Wineries, buy three bottles or more and get an adorable cork ornament, while supplies last. Burrell School and Loma Prieta are located near many Christmas tree farms, where you can traipse through the rows looking for the perfect gem to grace your home. If youre not much into dealing with mechanical saws, head to The Summit Store, where youll find pre-cut fresh trees, along with all your holiday needs, from Diestel turkeys to giftwrap. Their selection of local wines is unmatched and theyll be offering special holiday case prices. holidays. Add a box of Love Bites and the whole deal is $65. If you really want to treat someone special to a gift that continues to give all year long, without your having to think about it, buy them a wine club membership. Who wouldnt want to be surprised with a shipment of beautiful wines, hand-crafted in the Santa Cruz Mountains, described by Antonio Galloni as The greatest and most overlooked terroir in the Unite States. Period.

For The Wine Lover Snob on Your List


Loma Prieta Winery, the only Santa Cruz Mountains winery to grow and produce vineyard designates of Pinotage, a rare grape that can best be described as Pinot on Steroids, offers the wine lover who knows/has everything, something truly unusual and rare. They suggest a vertical of Amorosa Pinotage, vintages 2008, 2009 and 2010. Packaged in a handsome gold gift box, for just $121.50, it includes a free cork reindeer ornament, handmade by Grandma Susie. Offer good for the month of December, while supplies last. Loma Prieta also offers Exclusive Pinotage Only wine club memberships, too. Visit summit2seawinetrail.com for a list of events in Santa Cruz Mountains Wine Country.
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Without a doubt, wine is one of the most popular gifts given during the holidays. Probably the most appreciated gift, especially if you dont really know the recipients tastes, is that of sparkling and/or dessert wines. These are always popular at parties and there are very few people who would turn down a really well-made dessert or port-style wine. Highly recommended are the Burrell School Chaperone, which is a late harvest Chardonnay that tastes like baked apples; the Fernwood Cellars 2010 Klammer Red Dessert Wine, made from Zin and Riesling, a red raspberry delight; the Fernwood Cellars 2010 Late Harvest Riesling, a lively wine, not at all sweet and lovely with white figs, goat cheese and marcona almonds; the Guglielmo Eredita Special Family Reserve Port, a classic ruby style port which is made from traditional Portuguese varietals and handsomely packaged; and finally, the Loma Prieta 2009 St. Amant Port, also of Portuguese varieties, which intrigues with aromas and flavors of warm baked brownies, fig bars, fresh-brewed coffee and gingerbread cookies. Burrell School Vineyards will be offering a three-pack on their three dessert wines (they also have a Late Harvest Zin called Probation, and a Zin-based port called Deportment) for just $59, for the

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Wine Tasting in
LIVERMORE VALLEY
Holidays in the Vineyards at Livermore Wineries December 7, 8
Holidays in the Vineyards is an annual tradition where wineries showcase their tasting rooms with arts and craft vendors, special wines, festive activities, Santa visits, carolers and more. Guests are encouraged to bring unwrapped toys or monetary donations to their favorite wineries. All toys and donations will be donated to the Pleasanton-Livermore Fire Associations Toys for Tots Program after the event, directly benefitting children in need throughout Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. For winery activities, vendors and more information, visit the website at www.lvwine.org. This is not a ticketed event, however tasting fees may apply and vary by winery. Participating wineries include Bent Creek Winery, Big White House Winery, Bodegas Aguirre, Charles R Vineayrds, Concannon Vineyard, Crooked Vine Winery, Cuda Ridge Wines, Dante Robere Vineyards, Darcie Kent Vineyards, Eagle Ridge Vineyard, Eckert Estate Winery, El Sol Winery, Elliston Vineyards, Ehrenberg Cellars, Fenestra Winery, Garre Vineyard and Winery, La Rochelle Winery, Las Positas Vineyards, Les Chenes Estate Vineyards, Longevity Wines, McGrail Vineyard and Winery, Mitchell Katz Winery, Murrieta's Well, Nottingham Cellars, Occasio Winery, Page Mill Winery, Retzlaff Estate Vineyards, Rios Lovell Winery, Stony Ridge Winery, The Singing Winemaker, The Steven Kent Winery, Thomas Coyne, Wente Vineyards Estate Winery, Wente Vineyards, White Crane Winery and Wood Family Vineyards

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WINERY LISTINGS | WINE COUNTRY THIS WEEK


NAPA VALLEY
750 Wines St. Helena; 707 963-0750 1313 Main 1313 Main Street, Napa; 707 258-1313 A Dozen Vintners Tasting Room, 3000 Highway 29 North, St. Helena; 707 967-0666 By appt only Fri-Sat 11-12, Sun-Thu 11-10 Open daily 10-5 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 Bolen Family Estates Napa Valley; eric@bolenlegacy.com By appt only Bouchaine Vnyds 1075 Buchli Station Road, Napa; 707 252-9065, 800-654-wine Open daily 10:30-4:30 Bounty Hunter Rare Wine Co. 975 First St, Napa; 707 226-3976 Sun-Thu 11-10, Fr-Sa 11-Midnight Bourassa 190 Camino Oruga, Napa 707 254-4922; 800-499-2366 Open by appointment only Boyd Family 4042 Big Ranch Road, Napa; 707 254-7353 Open by appointment only Brand Napa Valley 90 Long Ranch Road, St Helena; 707 963-1199 By appt only Bravante Vineyards 300 Stone Ridge Rd, Angwin; 707-965-2552 Open by appointment Wed-Sun 11-4 Brookdale Vineyards Napa; 707 258-1454 Open by appointment only Brown Estate 3233 Sage Canyon Road, St. Helena; 707 963-2435 Limited, by appointment only, closed Sundays Buehler 820 Greenfield Road, St. Helena; 707 963-2155 Open by appointment only Buoncristiani Wine P. O. Box 6946, Napa; 707 259-1681 Open by appointment only Bure Family Wines Napa Valley; 707 363-7881 By appt only Burgess Cellars 1108 Deer Park Road, St. Helena; 800 752-9463 Open by appointment only

ACACIA VNYD 2750 Las Amigas Road, Napa; 707 226-9991 x2 Open by appointment only: Mon-Sat 10-4, Sun 12-4 Ackerman Family Vineyards 2101 Kirkland Ave, Napa; 707 238-9463 Open by appointment only 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 Amici Wines 3130 Old Lawley Toll Rd, Calistoga; 707 287-4072 By appt only Amizetta 1099 Greenfield Road, St. Helena; 707 963-1460 Open by appointment only Ancien Napa; 707 255-3908 Open by appointment only Andersons 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
Anomaly Vineyards 455 Bella Vista Ct,St Helena; 707 948-6877 Antica Napa Valley 3700 Soda Canyon, Napa; 707 257-8700 Ardente Winery 2929 Atlas Peak Rd, Napa; 707 226-7669 Open daily 10:30-5 By appt only Open by appointment only Open by appointment only Open daily 10-5 Mon-Sat 9-5, Sun 10-3 Open by appointment only Open by appointment only Open daily 10-4:30 Open by appointment only Fri-Sat 11-7, Sun-Thu 11-5, Tue by appt. Open daily 10-5 Mon-Wed, Sat 10-7, Thu-Fri 10-8, Sun 12-7 Open daily by appointment Open daily 10-5 by appt Open by appointment only Open by appointment only

ARGERMARTUCCI 1455 Inglewood Ave, St. Helena; 707 963-4334


Ariel Vineyards 1312 Town Center, Napa; 707 257-9731 Arkenstone Vineyards 335 West Lane, Angwin; 707 965-1020 Arns 601 Muno Road, St. Helena; 707 963-3429

CA' MOMI WINERY & ENOTECA 610 First St, Napa; 707 257-4992 Cabaud Wines Napa Valley Napa Valley; info@cabaudwines.com 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 169 Kreuzer Lane, Napa; 707 255-1294 Cali 351 965 Silverado Trail, Calistoga; 707 942-6200 CALISTOGA WINE STOP 1458 Lincoln Ave, #2 Calistoga; 707 942-5556
Canard Vineyard 1001-1075 Dunaweal Ln, Calistoga; 707 942-1149 Cardinale Estate Tasting Room, 7600 St. Helena Hwy, Oakville; 707 948-2643 Casa Nuestra Winery 3451 Silverado Trail No, St. Helena; 707 963-5783

Open daily 7:30-9 By appt only 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 Daily 10-6 By appt only Open daily 10:30-5 Open daily 10-5 Open daily 9:30-6 Open daily by appointment Sun-Wed 11-6, Thu-Sat till 11-8 Open by appointment only Open by appointment only Open daily 10-4 Open daily 10:30-5 Open by appointment only Open by appointment only Open by appointment only Open by appointment only Open daily 9:30-4 Open daily 10-5 Open daily 10-5

ARTESA 1345 Henry Road, Napa; 707 224-1668


Aubert Wines 333 Silverado Trail, Calistoga; 707 942-4333 August Briggs 1307B Lincoln Avenue, Calistoga; 707 942-4912 B Cellars 400 Silverado Trail, Calistoga; 707 709-8787 Back Room Wines 1000 Main Street, Napa; 707-226-1378

CASTELLO DI AMOROSA 4045 North St. Helena Hwy (Hwy 39), Calistoga; 707 942-8200
Caymus Vineyards 8700 Conn Creek Rd, Rutherford; 707 967-3010 Ceja Vineyards Tasting Room 1248 1st St, Napa; 707 226-6445 Celani Family Vineyards 2230 Big Ranch Rd, Napa; 877 ARDORE1 Chappellet Vineyard 1581 Sage Canyon Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-7136 Charbay Winery & Distillery 4001 Spring Mtn Rd; St. Helena; 707 963-9327 Charles Krug Winery 2800 Main St. Hwy 29, St. Helena; 707 967-2229 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 Chateau Montelena 1429 Tubbs Ln, Calistoga; 707 942-5105

BALDACCI FAMILY 6236 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 944-9261 Ballentine Vineyards 2820 St. Helena Hwy N, St. Helena; 707 963-7919 Barlow Vineyards 4411Silverado Trail, Calistoga; 707 942-8742 Barnett Vineyards 4070 Spring Mountain Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-7075

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 Bello Family Vineyards 929 Main St, St. Helena; 707 967-8833 Open daily 10-6 Benessere Winery 1010 Big Tree Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-5853 Open daily 10-5 BENNETT LANE 3340 Hwy 128, Calistoga; 877 MAX-NAPA
BERINGER VINEYARDS
COME SEE THE RESTORED RHINE HOUSE!

CHATEAU POTELLE 1200 Dowdell Ln,St Helena, 707 255-9440

Open daily 10-5:30

Tours & Tasting Daily 10:00-6:00 Call ahead to schedule tours & private tastings, 866-708-9463

2000 Main Street, St. Helena | www.Beringer.com Bialla Vineyards 4088 Atlas Peak Rd, Napa; 707 227-2293 Bighorn Cellars 3105 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 226-8569 Black Cat Vineyard 1075 Shadybrook Ln, Napa; 707 321-0866 Black Cordon Vnyds 4155 Dry Creek Rd, Napa; 707 226-6860 Black Sears Estate 2615 Summit Lake Dr, Angwin; 707 889-1243 Open by appointment only Fri-Sat 11-4, Tue-Thu by appt Open by appointment only Open by appointment only By appt only

Chimney Rock Winery 5350 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 257-2641 Clark-Claudon Poured at Vintners Collective (Winery tastings by appointment, 707 965-9393) Clif Family Winery at Velo Vino, 709 Main Street, St. Helena; 707 968-0625 Open daily 10-6 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 Coho Wines Poured off site by appointment, 707 258-2566, info@cohowines.com By appt only Conn Creek Winery 8711 Silverado Trail, St. Helena; 1-800-793-7960 Open daily from 10:30-4:30 Constant-Diamond 2121 Diamond Mountain Rd, Calistoga; 707 942-0707 Open by appointment only Continuum Estate 1677 Sage Canyon Rd, St. Helena; 707 944-8100 Open by appointment only Corison Winery 987 St. Helena Hwy, St. Helena; 707 963-0826 Open daily 10-5 by appointment

CORLEY FAMILY ESTATE 4242 Big Ranch Rd, Napa; 707 253-2802

Open daily 10-4:30

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Cornerstone Cellars 6505 Washington St., Suite 7, Yountville; 707 945-0388 Cosentino 7415 St. Helena Hwy, Yountville; 707-921-2896 Covenant Wines 1241 Adams St, St. Helena; 707 963-3887 Crane Family Vineyards 1051 Borrette Ln,Napa; 707 815-3036 Crocker & Starr St. Helena; 707-967-9111 Cuvaison Estate 4500 Silverado Trail, Calistoga; 707 942-2468 Cuvaison Estate 1221 Duhig Road, Carneros (between Napa & Sonoma); 707 942-2455 Dancing Hares Vineyard St. Helena; 707 967-8296 Darioush Winery 4240 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 257-2345 David Arthur 1521 Sage Canyon Road, St. Helena; 707 963-5190 Open daily 10-7 Open daily 10-6 Open by appointment only By appt only Open by appointment only Mon-Thu 11-4, Fri-Sun 10-5 Mon-Thu 11-4, Fri-Sun 10-5 by appt By appt only Open daily 10:30-5 Open by appointment only

Napa Valley s

DAVID FULTON WINERY & VINEYARD


EST. 1860 JUST 400 CASES/YEAR PRODUCED

Top 5 Cave Tours


JARVIS [Napa] 45,000 square feet, underground waterfall, massive oak cuves. Sit-down tasting salon. $60 per person, 90 minutes tour & tasting. By appointment: 1-800-255-5280 ext. 150 DEL DOTTO VENETIAN ESTATE WINERY & CAVES [St. Helena] Barrel tasting of highly rated premium wines in the Venetian-inspired cave 11am-5pm daily, 1445 St. Helena Hwy South $60pp, reservations required (707) 963-2134 DEL DOTTO HISTORIC WINERY & CAVES [Napa] Barrel tasting of highly rated premium wines in the historic cave. 11am-5pm daily, 1055 Atlas Peak Rd., Napa $60pp, reservations required (707) 963-2134 PINE RIDGE [Napa] 90-minute tour ends with barrel samples and a wine and cheese pairing in our subterranean caves extending nearly a mile into the hillside. Daily 10am, 12 & 2pm, $50, 90 minutes, limit 10 RSVP 800-575-9777, concierge@pineridgewine.com RUTHERFORD HILL WINERY [Rutherford] Taste Wine, See the Caves, Learn about Napa Valley Winemaking. 10% discount on wine purchase. Cave tours three times daily, $30, 75 minutes Limited to 14 people, 21+ to go on the tour. Ask about family outings. (707) 963-1871, 10am-5pm

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 by appointment, seven days 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 Open by appointment only Open by appointment only Open daily by appointment Open by appointment only

DEL DOTTO CAVES 1055 Atlas Peak Rd, Napa; 707 963-2134 DEL DOTTO VINEYARDS 1445 St. Helena Highway, St. Helena; 707 963-2134
Delectus Winery 908 C Enterprise Way, Napa; 707 255-1252 Diamond Terrace 1391 Diamond Mountain Road, Calistoga; 707 942-1189

DOMAINE CARNEROS 1240 Duhig Rd, Napa; 707 257-0101 Domaine Chandon 1 California Dr, Yountville; 707 944-2280 Dominari 620 Trancas Street, Napa; 707-226-1600 Duckhorn Vineyards 1000 Lodi Lane, St. Helena; 707 963-7108
Dutch Henry Winery 4300 Silverado Trail, Calistoga; 707 942-5771 Eagle Eye Wine 6595 Gordon Valley Rd, Napa; 707 427-1600 Eagle Trace 680 Rossi Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-4665 Eeden Wines 3505 Spring Mountain Rd., St. Helena; 707 337-5526 Ehlers Estate 3222 Ehlers Lane, St. Helena; 707 963-5972 El Molino Winery St. Helena; 707 963-6021

Open daily 10-6 Open daily 10-5 Open by appointment only, 10am-4:30pm Open by appointment, 10-4 Wed-Sun 10-4:30 (Closed Mon-Tue) Open by appointment only Open by appointment only Open by appointment only Open daily 10:30-4 Weekdays by appointment only Open daily 10-5 Open by appointment only Open by appointment only Sun-Thu 10:30-4:30, Fri-Sat 11-5:30

ELIZABETH SPENCER 1165 Rutherford Road, Rutherford; 707 963-6067


Elkhorn Peak Cellars 200 Polson Rd, Napa; 707 255-0504 Elyse 2100 Hoffman Ln, Napa; 707 944-2900 Envy Wines 1170 Tubbs Ln, Calistoga; 707 942-4670 ETUDE

STOP IN AND SEE THE NEW TASTING ROOM

We invite you to experience for yourself our family charm.

Open Daily 10am-4:30pm 1250 Cuttings Wharf Road, Napa 707-257-5300 | www.etudewines.com Failla 3530 Silverado Trail, St. Helena; 707 963-0530 Falcor 2511 Napa Corporate Dr, Ste 115, Napa; 888-402-WINE Far Niente 1350 Acacia Dr, Oakville; 707 944-2861 Farella 2222 N. 3rd Ave, Napa; 707 254-9489 Faustini 270 Kreuzer Lane, Napa; 707 736-6050, info@faustiniwines.com Fleury Estate Winery 950 Galleron Rd, Rutherford; 707 967-8333 Flora Springs The Room 677 St. Helena Hwy So., St. Helena; 707 967-8032 Flora Springs Winery 1978 Zinfandel Ln, St. Helena; 707 967-6723 Foley Johnson 8350 St. Helena Hwy, Rutherford; 707 963-1980 Fontanella Family 1721 Partrick Road, Napa; 707 252-1017 Forman Vineyards 1501 Big Rock Road, St. Helena; 707 963-3900 Franciscan Vineyards 1178 Galleron Rd, Rutherford; 707 963-7111 Open by appointment only Open daily 10-5 Open by appointment only 10-3 Open by appointment only By appt only Open by appointment only Open daily 10:30-5 Open by appointment only Open by appointment only Open daily by appointment 10-4 Open by appointment only Open daily 10-5

OTHER NOT TO BE MISSED CAVE TOURS


SCHRAMSBERG [Calistoga] CADE WINERY [Angwin] CLOS PEGAS [Calistoga] CUVAISON [Calistoga] FAR NIENTE [Oakville] $45, 75 minutes, RSVP online or (707) 942-4558 Daily, (707) 965-2746 10:30am-5pm, (707) 942-4981 Fridays-Sundays, $25, (707) 942-2468 Daily, $50, (707) 944-2861

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FRANK FAMILY VINEYARDS 1091 Larkmead Lane, Calistoga; 707 942-0859 Frazier Winery 70 Rapp Lane, Napa; 707 255-3444 x107 Freemark Abbey 3022 St. Helena Hwy 29 N., St. Helena; 707 963-9694 Frogs Leap 8815 Conn Creek Road, Rutherford; 707 963-4704 G Cook 264 N. Fork Crystal Springs Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-7760 G Wine Cellars Napa; 707 631-7702, info@gwinecellars.com Gandona Estate 1535 Sage Canyon Rd, St. Helena; info@gandona.com Gargiulo 575 Oakville Crossroad, Napa; 707 944-2770 Gemella Wines Napa; 707 261-9855 Gemstone Vineyard Yountville; 707 944-0944 Ghost Horse Vineyards Napa Valley; 707 738-4332, amy@ghosthorseworld.com Girard Winery 6795 Washington, Yountville; 707 968-9297 Godspeed Vineyards 3655 Mount Veeder Rd; 707 254-7766 Goosecross Cellars 1119 State Lane, Yountville; 707 944-1986 Gracianna Winery 6914 Westside Rd, Healdsburg; 707 486-3771 GRGICH HILLS 1829 St. Helena Hwy, Rutherford; 707 963-2784 Groth 750 Oakville Crossroad, Oakville; 707 944-0290 Guffy 1390 Thompson Ave, Napa; 707 258-2532 Guilliams 3851 Spring Mountain Road, St. Helena; 707 963-9059
Open daily 10-5 Open by appointment Open Daily 10-5 Open by appointment only Open by appointment only By appt only By appt only Open by appointment only Open by appointment only By appt only By appt only Open daily 11-7 Open by appointment only Open daily 10-4:30 Open by appointment only Open daily 9:30-4:30 Open by appointment only Open by appointment only Open by appointment only Joseph Cellars Winery 4455 St. Helena Hwy, Calistoga; 707 942-9999 Open by appointment only Joseph Phelps Vineyards 200 Taplin Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-2745 Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat-Sun 10-4 by appointment

HAGAFEN CELLARS 4160 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 252-0781 Open daily 10-5 Hall Rutherford 56 Auberge Road, Rutherford; 707 967-0700 Open by appointment only Hall St. Helena 401 St. Helena Hwy So, St. Helena; 707 967-2626 Open daily 10-5:30 Handwritten Wines 1010 Main St, St Helena; 707 944-8524 Open daily, by appointment, 10am-5pm Hans Fahden Vineyards 4855 Petrified Forest Rd, St. Helena; 707 942-6760 Open by appointment Harris Estate 1118 Hunt Ave, St. Helena; 707 963-3193 By appt only Hartwell Vineyards 5795 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 255-4269 Open by appointment only Havens Winery 1004 Clinton St, Napa; 707-257-1068 x305 Tue-Sat 12-6, Sun 12-5 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 Hestan Vineyards 6548 Washington St, Yountville; 707 945-1002 Open daily 10-6 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 Hill Wine Co. 1001 Silverado Trail So, St. Helena; 707 963-7000 Open daily 10-5 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. Gregory by Mark Jessup Napa Valley; 707 474-2149, info@JGREGORYWINES.com By appt 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 JAMIESON RANCH 1 Kirkland Ranch Road, Napa; 707 254-8673 JARVIS WINERY 2970 Monticello Rd, Napa; 1-800-255-5280
Jax 3468 Hwy 128, Calistoga; 415 446-9505 x102 Jericho Canyon Vnyd 3322 Old Lawley Toll Rd, Calistoga; 707 942-9665 Open daily 10-5 Open by appointment only Open by appointment Open by appointment only Open daily 10-6 Open by appointment only Open daily 10-2am By appt only

JUDDS HILL 2332 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 255-2332 Open daily by appointment only 10-5 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 Kenzo Estate 3200 Monticello Road, Napa; 707 254-7572 Open by appointment only Kitchak Cellars 1094 Hardman Ave, Napa; 707 225-2276, tours@kitchakcellars.com By appt only 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 Langtry Estate 21000 Butts Canyon Rd, Middletown; 707 987-2385 Open daily 11-5 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 Luis Ochoa Family 1307 Lincoln Ave, Calistoga; 707 341-6780 Open by appointment only Luna Vineyards 2921 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 255-2474 Open daily 10-5 Macauley Vineyard 3520 Silverado Trail, St Helena, 707 963-1863 By appt only Madonna Estate Winery 5400 Old Sonoma Rd, Napa; 707 255-8864 Open daily 10-5 MadoroM Wines 2059 Pope Canyon Rd, St. Helena, 707 265-8332, info@MadoroM.com By appt only Madrigal Vineyards 3718 N. St. Helena Hwy, Calistoga; 707 942-6577 Open daily by appointment 10-4 Ma(i)sonry Napa Valley 6711 Washington St, Yountville Open daily 10am-7pm Maldonado 1307A Lincoln Ave, Calistoga; 707 942-1376 Open daily 11am-6pm Maritas 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 Mon-Thu 11-7, Fri-Sun 12-8 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 Mayacamas Vineyards 1155 Lokoya Rd, Napa; 707 224-4030 McKenzie-Mueller 2530 Las Amigas Rd, Napa; 707 252-0186 Meander 3130 Old Lawley Toll Rd, Calistoga; 707 963-3773 Melka Wines Oakville; 707 963 600 MENAGE A TROIS 7481 St. Helena Hwy, Oakville; 800 535-6400 MERRYVALE VINEYARDS 1000 Main St, St. Helena; 707 963-7777
Merus Wines 424 Crystal Springs Rd, St Helena; 707 251-5551 Michael Mondavi Family 1285 Dealy Lane, Napa; 707 256-2757 Midsummer Cellars 264 North Crystal Springs Rd, St. Helena; 707 967-0432 Milat Vineyards 1091 St. Helena Hwy S, St. Helena; 707 963-0758 Miner Family 7850 Silverado Trail, Oakville; 707 944-9500 MJA 647 Greenfield Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-3394 Modus Operandi Cellars 45 Enterprise Ct, Napa; 530 219-6199 Montagna Napa Valley 707 963-8651, host@montagnanapavalley.com Open Wed-Sun 11:30-5 Open by appointment only Open by appointment only By appt only By appt only Open daily 10-6 Open daily 11-6:30 By appt only Mon-Thu 12-5, Fri-Sun 11-5 Open by appointment only Open daily 10-5:30 Open daily 11-5 Open by appointment only Open by appointment only By appt only

JESSUP CELLARS 6740 Washington St, Yountville; 707 944-8523 Jocelyn Lonen Winery Napa; 1-800-255-5280 John Anthony Vineyards 1440 First Street, Napa; 707 265-7711 Jones Family 1118 Hunt Ave, St. Helena; 707 963-3193

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MONTICELLO VINEYARDS 4242 Big Ranch Rd, Napa; 707 253-2802
Moone-Tsai Poured at Caldwell 169 Kreuzer Ln, Napa; 707 255-1294 Moss Creek Winery 6015 Steele Rd, Napa; 707 252-1295 Mount Veeder Winery Mt. Veeder; 707-967-3993 Open daily 10-4:30 By appt only Open by appointment Open by appointment only Open daily 10-5, last seating 4:45 Open by appointment only Open by appointment only

MUMM NAPA 8445 Silverado Trail, Rutherford; 800 MUM-NAPA Murphy Vineyards 395 Crane Ave, St. Helena; 707 963-2516 Myriad St. Helena; 707 287-1630

NAPA CELLARS 7481 St. Helena Hwy, Oakville; 707 944-2565 Open daily 10-6 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 Napa Smith Winery 1 Executive Wy, Napa; 707 254-7167 Open daily 11am-7:30pm 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 OBrien Estate 1200 Orchard Ave, Napa; 707 252-8463 Open by appointment Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5 OShaughnessy Estate Angwin, 707 965-2898 Open by appointment only Oakville Ranch Vineyards 7781 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 944-9665 Open by appointment ODETTE ESTATE 5998 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 224-7533 Olabisi 974 Franklin St, Napa; 707 257-7477 OnThEdge 1255 Lincoln Ave, Calistoga; 877-668-4334 Opus One 7900 St. Helena Hwy, Oakville; 707 944-9442 Orin Swift Cellars 1352 Main St, St. Helena; 707 967-9179 Outpost Estate Wines Angwin; 707 965-1718 Page Wine Cellars 6505 Washington St., Suite 7, Yountville; 707 944-2339 520 California Blvd, #20, Napa; 707 944-2339 Palmaz Vineyards 4029 Hagen Road, Napa; 707 226-5587 Palisades Winery 3130 Old Lawley Toll Rd, Calistoga; 707 963-3773 Paloma Vineyard 4013 Spring Mountain Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-7504 Paoletti Vineyards 4501 Silverado Trail, Calistoga; 707 942-0689 Paradigm 1277 Dwyer Rd, Oakville; 707 944-1683 Paraduxx 7257 Silverado Trail, Yountville; 707 945-0890 Patland Estate 2431 Soda Canyon Rd, Napa; 888-539-4717 Patz & Hall 851 Napa Valley Corporate Way, Ste A, Napa; 707 265-7700 Peacock Family 3100 Spring Mountain Rd, St. Helena; 707 967-0770 Pedemonte Cellars 1620 S. Whitehall Lane, St. Helena; 707 933-8352 PEJU 8466 St. Helena Hwy, Rutherford; 707 963-3600 Peter Franus Wine Company Napa; 707 945-0542 Pheonix 3175 Dry Creek Road, Napa; 877 374-6364 Phifer Pavitt Winery 4660 Silverado Trail, Calistoga; 707 942-4787 Pia Napa Valley 8060 Silverado Trail, Rutherford; 707 738-9328 PINE RIDGE 5901 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 252-9777 PlumpJack Winery 620 Oakville Crossroad, Oakville; 707 945-1220 POPE VALLEY WINERY 6613 Pope Valley Road, Pope Valley; 707 965-1246
Porter Family Vineyards Napa; 707 265-7980 Pride Mountain Wines 4026 Spring Mountain Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-4949 Open daily 10:30-4 Open daily 12-5:30 Sun-Thu 10-5:30, Fri-Sat 10-8 Open daily by appointment Open by appointment only Open by appointment only Daily 10-6 Open by appointment only Open by appointment only By appt only Open by appointment only Open by appointment only Open by appointment Open by appointment By appt only Open Wed-Sun 10-4 Open by appointment Open by appointment only Open daily 10-6 Open by appointment only By advance appointment only Tastings by appointment Mon-Sat 11 & 1 Open daily by appointment 10-4 Open daily 10:30-4:30 Open daily 10-4 Open daily 10-5 Open by appointment only Open by appointment Open daily 10-5 Open by appointment Open by appointment Open daily 10-4

Pet Friendly Wineries


NAPA VALLEY
FRENCHIE WINERY AT RAYMOND VINEYARDS [St. Helena] Outdoor, shady dog suite, complete with their very own wine barrel bed. Watch your best friend, via the Frenchie Cam, enjoying the outdoors while you enjoy your wine tasting experience indoors. 849 Zinfandel Lane, St. Helena CA 94574, Mon-Sun 10am-4pm, (707) 963-3141 MUMM NAPA [Rutherford] Staff will bring water bowl and treats along with your bubbles. 8445 Silverado Trail, Rutherford, CA 94573, 1-800-686-6272 HESS COLLECTION Garden area only. 4411 Redwood Rd, Napa, (707) 255-1144 GRGICH HILLS CELLAR 1829 St. Helena Hwy, Rutherford, 1-800-532-3057 RUTHERFORD HILL 200 Rutherford Hill Rd, Rutherford, (707) 963-1871 CHARLES KRUG 2800 Main St, St. Helena, (707) 967-2229 MERRYVALE VINEYARDS 1000 Main St, St. Helena, (707) 963-7777 POPE VALLEY VINEYARDS 6613 Pope Valley Rd, Pope Valley, (707) 965-1246 ELIZABETH SPENCER WINES 1165 Rutherford Road, Rutherford; 707 963-6067 TEDESCHI FAMILY WINERY 2779 Grant Ave, Calistoga; 707 337-6835

SONOMA COUNTY
DARGENZIO WINERY [Santa Rosa] 1301 Cleveland Avenue, Santa Rosa CA 95401, (707) 546-2466 DE LORIMIER [Geyserville] 2001 Hwy. 128, Geyserville; 800-546-7718 KUNDE WINERY [Kenwood] Bring your dog with you on a vineyard hike. 9825 Sonoma Highway, Kenwood CA 95452, (707) 833-5501 LARSON FAMILY WINERY [Sonoma] Dog, kid and family friendly; open field/picnic area, pet-related events 23355 Millerick Road, Sonoma CA 95476, (707) 938-3031 MUTT LYNCH WINERY [Healdsburg] 602 Limerick Lane, Healdsburg CA 95448, (707) 942-6180 ST. FRANCIS WINERY & VINEYARDS [Santa Rosa] Pet-friendly veranda, annual Blessing of the Animals event 500 Pythian Rd, Santa Rosa CA 95409, (707) 538-9463 ALDERBROOK WINERY 2306 Magnolia Dr, Healdsburg, (707) 433-5987 AMISTA WINERY 3320 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg, (707) 431-9200 FOPPIANO VINEYARDS 12707 Old Redwood Hwy, Healdsburg, (707) 433-7272 MEADOWCROFT WINES 23574 Arnold Dr/Hwy. 121, Sonoma, (707) 934-4090 WILSON WINERY 1960 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg, (707) 433-4355

PRAGER WINERY & PORT WORKS 1281 Lewelling, St. Helena; 707 963-Port (7678)Open daily 10:30-4:30 PROVENANCE 1695 St. Helena Hwy, St. Helena; 707 968-3633
Quintessa 1601 Silverdo Trail, St. Helena; 707 967-1601 Quixote 6126 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 944-2659

RAYMOND VINEYARD 849 Zinfandel Ln, St. Helena; 707 963-3141

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R A Z I W I N ERY 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 Sodaro Estate 24 Blue Oak Lane, Napa; 707 251-8216 Solovino 1334-B Lincoln Ave, Calistoga; 707 942-1376 Somerston Tasting Room 6490 Washington, Yountville; 707 944-8200 Somerston Vineyards 3450 Sage Canyon Rd, St. Helena; 707 944-8414 Spelletich Cellars 425 Gateway Rd W, Napa; 707 363-5757 Spottswoode 1902 Madrona Ave, St. Helena; 707 963-0134 Spring Mountain 2805 Spring Mtn. Rd, St. Helena; 707 967-4188 ST. CLEMENT
BEST BOUTIQUE WINERY & LOCAL WINEMAKER Two Years in a Row

REATA AT JAMIESON RANCH 1 Kirkland Ranch Road, Napa; 707 254-8673


Regusci Winery 5584 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 254-0403 Reid Family Vineyards 1020 Borrette Ln, Napa; 707 252-3195 Relic St. Helena; 707 967-9380 Revana Family 2930 St. Helena Hwy, St. Helena; 707 967-8814 Reverie Winery 1250 Diamond Mtn Rd, Calistoga; 707 942-6800 Revival Vineyards 1889 West Zinfandel Ln, St. Helena; 707 280-7813 Reynolds Family 3266 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 258-2558 Rios Wine 1334-B Lincoln Ave, Calistoga; 707 942-1376 Ripe Peak Winery Napa Valley; 707 227-2293 Ritchie Creek 4024 Spring Mountain Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-4661 Road 31 Wine Co Napa; 707 649-1200 Robert Biale 4038 Big Ranch Rd, Napa; 707 257-7555 Robert Craig Winery 625 Imperial Way, Napa; 707 252-2250 x1 Robert Keenan 3660 Spring Mtn. Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-9177

Open daily 10-5 Open daily 10-5 By appt only Open by appointment only Open by appointment Open by appointment By appt only Open daily, by appointment, 10-4:30 Open daily 10:30-6:30 By appt only Open by appointment Open by appointment only Open by appointment Open by appointment Mon-Sat 10-4 Open by appointment Open daily 10-5 Open daily 10-4:30 Open by appointment Opening soon Open daily 10-5 By appointment By appt only Open Tues-Sat by appointment Open by appointment Open by appointment Open daily 10-4:30 Open daily 10-5 Open daily 10-4:30 Open daily by appointment 10-4 Open Mon-Sat by appointment Open by appointment Open by appointment Open by appointment Open daily by appointment 10-4 Open by appointment Open by appointment only Open by appointment

Open by appointment Open daily 10:30-6:30 Daily 10am-10pm Daily 10-4 Open by appointment Open by appointment Open by appointment

2867 St. Helena North, St. Helena Open Daily 12-5pm 866-877-5939 | www.stclement.com 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. Supry Estate Vnyds & Winery 8440 St. Helena Hwy, Rutherford; 800 942-0809 Daily 10-5 Stags 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

ROBERT MONDAVI 7801 St. Helena Hwy 29, Oakville; 707 968-2001 Robert Sinskey Vnyds 6320 Silverado Trail, Yountville; 707 944-9090 Robinson Family Vnyds 5880 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 944-8004 Rocca 129 Devlin Rd, Napa; 707 257-8467, info@roccawines.com ROMBAUER VINEYARD 3522 Silverado Trail, No, St. Helena; 707 963-5170 Round Pond Winery 886 Rutherford Rd, Rutherford; 1-888-302-2575 Rosalynd Winery 901 Enterprise Way,Napa, 707 337-3348 Rudd Winery 500 Oakville Cross Rd, Oakville; 707 944-8577 Ruston Family 2798 Spring St, St. Helena; 707 967-8025 Rustridge Ranch 2910 Lower Chiles Valley Rd, St. Helena; 707 965-9353 Rutherford Grove 1673 St. Helena Hwy, Rutherford; 707 963-0544 RUTHERFORD HILL 200 Rutherford Hill Rd, Rutherford; 707 963-1871 Rutherford Ranch 1680 Silverado Trail, Rutherford; 707 968-3200 Saddleback Cellars 7802 Money Road, Oakville; 707 944-1305 Saintsbury 1500 Los Carneros Ave, Napa; 707 252-0592 Salvestrin Vineyard 397 Main Street, St. Helena; 707 963-5105 Saviez Vineyards 4060 Silverado Trail, Calistoga; 707 942-5889 School House Vineyards 3549 Langtry Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-4240 Schramsberg 1400 Schramsberg Rd, Calistoga; 707 942-2414 Schweiger Vineyards 4015 Spring Mt Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-4882 Sciandri Family 50 Kreuse Canyon Rd, Coombsville/Napa; 707 277-4999 x3 Seavey Vineyard 1310 Conn Valley Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-8339 SEQUOIA GROVE 8338 St. Helena Hwy 29, Rutherford; 707 944-2945 Shafer Vineyards 6154 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 944-2877 Sherwin Family 4060 Spring Mountain Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-1154 Signorello Vineyards 4500 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 255-5990 Silenus Vintners 5225 Solano Ave, Napa; 707 299-3930 Silver Oak Cellars 915 Oakville Crossroad, Oakville; 1-800-273-8809 Silverado Trail Wine Studio 3105 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 226-8569 Silverado Vineyards 6121 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 257-1770 Sky Vineyards 1500 Lokoya Rd, Napa; 707 935-1391 Smith Madrone 4022 Spring Mountain Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-2283

STERLING VINEYARDS 1111 Dunaweal Lane, Calistoga; 707 942-3344 Stoneheath Winery Napa; 707 257-0701 Stonehedge Winery 1004 Clinton St, Napa; 707 257-1068 x305 Stony Hill Vineyard Call for directions,St. Helena; 707 963-2636 Storybook Mountain 3835 Hwy 128, Calistoga; 707 942-5310 Sullivan Vineyard 1090 Galleron Rd, Rutherford; 707 963-9646 SUMMERS ESTATE 1171 Tubbs Lane, Calistoga; 707 942-5508
Summit Lake 2000 Summit Lake Dr, Angwin; 707 965-2488

Mon-Fri 10:30-5, Sat-Sun 10-5 Open by appointment Tue-Sat 12-6, Sun 12-5 Open Mon-Fri 9-5 by appt only Open by appointment Open daily 10-5 by appointment Open daily 10:30-4:30 Open by appointment

SUTTER HOME WINERY 277 St. Helena Hwy S, St. Helena; 707 963-3104 Open daily 10-5 Swanson Vineyards 1271 Manley Ln, Rutherford; 707 967-3500 Open by appointment T-Vine Cellars (at Regusci) 3120 Old Lawley Toll Rd,Calistoga; by prior appointment 707 942-1543 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 Closed Tues, Fri 12-7, Sat-Mon 12-6, Wed-Thu 12-6 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 Rutherford Rd, Rutherford; 707 968-9780 By appointment only Teachworth 4451 St. Helena Hwy, Calistoga; 707 942-8432 Open by appointment
TEDESCHI FAMILY WINERY
Traditional Old-World Wines & Family-style Hospitality Making ultra-premium, ultra-small productions.

Picnickers and well-behaved canines welcome.

Open daily 10:30-5 Open by appointment Open by appointment Fri-Sun 10-5, Mon-Thu by appointment Open by appointment only Open Mon-Sat 9-5, Sun 11-5 Fri & Sat 11-4, Thu-Tue by appt Open daily 10-5 Open by appointment Open by appointment

Open daily, by appointment | 707-337-6835 | www.TedeschiFamilyWinery.com 2779 Grant Ave, Calistoga, just half mile south of Old Faithful Geyser Terra Valentine 3787 Spring Mountain Rd, St. Helena; 707 967-8340 The Terraces 1450 Silverado Trail, St. Helena; 707 963-1707 Tobias Vineyards By prior appointment, dawn@tobiasvineyards.com Tofanelli Family 1212 Pine St, Calistoga; 707 942-6504 Tom Eddy 3870 Hwy 128, Calistoga; 707 942-4267 Tournesol Wine Napa; 707 287-7557 Trahan Winery 974 Franklin St, Napa; 707 257-7477 Trefethen Vineyards 1160 Oak Knoll Ave, Napa; 707 255-7700 Tres Sabores 1620 S. Whitehall Lane, St. Helena; 707 967-8027 Open by appointment Open by appointment Open by appointment only Open by appointment Open by appointment only Open daily 11-6 Open daily 10-4:30 Open by appointment

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Editor s Picks
Trespass Vineyard 1859 Hillview Place, St. Helena; 707 963-0804 Open by appointment 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 10-5, 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

TRINCHERO NAPA VALLEY 3070 N. St. Helena Hwy, St. Helena; 1-800-473-4454

Sonoma County s

Top 5 Cave Tours


BUENA VISTA CAVE TOUR AND TASTING [Sonoma] In the historic cellars, taste wines straight from the barrel then enjoy a few bottled wines to witness the wines evolution. Tour lasts 1 hour. Daily, 11:30 by appointment, $30 Guest/$24 Wine Club 18000 Old Winery Road, 1-800-926-1266 FRITZ UNDERGROUND WINERY [Healdsburg] Three story winery tour: Crushpad, tank room & underground barrel room/cave a great chance to go underground and hear about how they use gravity flow to make their wine. $20pp, includes a Reserve Tasting, lasts about an hour. Cave tours weekends, by appointment, (707) 894-3389 ALEXANDER VALLEY VINEYARDS [Healdsburg] Voted Sonomas Best Winery. Taste the history, tradition and excellence at this family owned estate. Complimentary barrel tasting/cave tours, 11am & 2pm Private Tours available by appointment for $10pp (707) 433-7209 SIMI WINERY VISITOR CENTER [Healdsburg] Tour the historic stone cellars, stroll through the redwood grove and gardens followed by a sit-down tasting. Daily at 11 a.m. and again at 2 p.m., $10pp Two miles north of the Healdsburg Plaza 16275 Healdsburg Ave, 1-800-746-4880 KELLER ESTATE [Petaluma] Cave & vineyard tour with sit-down tasting in Reserve Room, architecturally renown state-of-the-art facility Cave Tour & Barrel Tasting $40 ($20 mention WCTW ) Fridays & Saturdays only 11:30am and 2pm (1 hour) 5875 Lakeville Highway, Reservations: (707) 765-2117

V. SATTUI WINERY Corner Hwy 29 & White Ln, St. Helena; 707 963-7774 Van Der Heyden 4057 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 257-0130
Varozza Vineyards 514 Pratt Ave, St. Helena; 707 963-0331

Open daily 9-6 (Winter hours till 5) Open daily 10-6 by appointment Open by appointment only

VELO VINO pouring Clif Family Wines, 709 Main St, St. Helena; 707 968-0625 Open daily 10-6 Vellum Napa; 707 879-8355, jeff@vellumwines.com By appt only 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 Wines 1255 Lincoln Ave, Calistoga; 877-668-4334 Sun-Thu 10-5:30, Fri-Sat 10-8 Vermeil Wines 1018 First Street, Napa; 707 254-9881 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 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 Vin Roc Napa; 707 265-0943, Cheers@VinRocNapa.com By appt only Vine Hill Ranch Oakville; 707 944-8130 By appt only Vintners 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 Closed Tues, Fri 12-7, Sat-Mon 12-6, Wed-Thu 12-6 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 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
Wine Garage 1020 Foothill Blvd (Hwy 29), Calistoga; 707 942-5332 Wineries of Napa Valley 1285 Napa Town Center, Napa; 707 253-9450 Wing Canyon Vineyard 3100 Mt. Veeder Rd, Napa; 707 265-8798 Witt Estate 1500 Whitehall Ln, St. Helena; 707 967-8046 X Winery 1405 2nd Street, Napa; 707 204-9522 Y Rousseau Wines 902 Enterprise Way, Ste. O, Napa; 415-713-4203 Yates Family Vineyard 3104 Redwood Rd, Napa; 707-226-1800 Open Wed-Sat 11-6 Mon-Tue 11-7, Wed-Thu 11-6, Fri-Sat 10-9, Sun 11-7 Open by appointment only Open by appointment Open by appointment only Open by appointment only Open daily by appointment only

OTHER NOT TO BE MISSED CAVE TOURS


SCHUG CARNEROS ESTATE [Sonoma] Tour vineyard, crushpad, winery and wine caves $20, (707) 939-9363 KUNDE FAMILY ESTATE WINERY [Sonoma] 32,000 square feet of wine caves $10, cave tours complimentary, (707) 833-5501 DEERFIELD RANCH [Kenwood] Tasting room is inside the 23,000 square feet wine cave GUNDLACH BUNDSCHU [Sonoma] Elegant sit-down tasting in the cave $10-$25, (707) 833-5215

$20, daily 2:30pm, RSVP: (707) 938-5277

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Young Ridge Estate 1200 Thompson Ave, Napa; 707 265-8400 Z-52 Poured at Taste at Oxbow, 708 First St, Napa; 707 265-9600 Zahtila Vineyards 2250 Lake County Hwy; Calistoga; 707 942-9251 Open by appointment only Sun-Thu 11-6, Fri-Sat 11-9 Daily 10-4:30 Open daily 10-4:30 Carol Shelton 3354-B Coffey Ln, Santa Rosa; 707 575-3441 Cartograph Wine 340 Center Street, Healdsburg Cass Winery Poured at Family Wineries Kenwood: 9380 Sonoma Hwy 12; 888-433-6555 Open by appointment, 11-4 Open 12-6:30 Open daily 10:30-5 Sun-Wed 10-8:30, Thu-Sat 10-10 Open daily 10-4 Open daily 11-6 Open by appointment only Open by appointment Fri 10 & 2 Open daily 11-5 Call for hours Thu-Sun 11-10

ZD WINES 8383 Silverado Trail, Rutherford; 707 963-5188

SONOMA COUNTY
A. Rafanelli Winery 4685 W. Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-1385 Acorn Winery 12040 Old Redwood Hwy, Healdsburg; 707 433-6440 Adobe Road Winery 1995 S. McDowell Blvd, Petaluma; 707 939-7967 481 1st Street West, Sonoma; 707 939-9099 Adrian Fog Healdsburg; 707 431-1174 Akoma Zoume 3030 Cavedale Rd, Glen Ellen; 707 996-1787 Albini Family Vineyards 886 Jensen Ln, Windsor; 707 838-9249 Alderbrook Winery 2306 Magnolia, Healdsburg; 800 405-5987 Amista Vineyards 3320 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 431-9200 Open by appointment only Open by appointment only Open by appointment only Daily 11-6:30 Open by appointment only Open by appointment only Open by appointment only Open daily 10-5 Open daily 10-5 Open daily 11-4:30

CELLARS OF SONOMA 133 Fourth Street, Santa Rosa; 707 578-1826 CHALK HILL 10300 Chalk Hill Rd, Healdsburg; 707 657-4837
Chandelle Winery Call for tasting, 707 938-5862 Charles Creek Vineyard 483 First St. W., Sonoma; 707 935-3848 Charles Heintz Sebastopol; 877 874-3852 Chasseur Sebastopol; 707 829-1941 Chateau Diana 6195 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg; 707 431-8161 Chateau Adore 4080 Old Redwood Hwy, Santa Rosa; 7070 548-3979 Chateau Felice 322 Healdsburg Avenue, Healdsburg; 707 431-8161 CHATEAU ST. JEAN WINERY
VOTED BEST TASTING ROOM

ALEXANDER VALLEY VINEYARDS 8644 Hwy 128, Healdsburg; 707 433-7209

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 Ancient Oak Cellars 637 Fourth St, Santa Rosa; 707 536-1546 Open Mon-Sat 11-5, Fri 7pm, Sun 12-5 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

Enjoy Acclaimed Gardens Gourmet Picnic Fare Wines by the Glass

8555 Sonoma Highway, Kenwood www.ChateauStJean.com | 877-478-5326 Christie Vineyards 851 Limerick Lane, Healdsburg; 707 431-0662 Christopher Creek 641 Limerick Ln, Healdsburg; 707 433-2001 Clarbec 19368 Orange Ave, Sonoma; 707 996-4012 Clary Ranch 3461 Middle Two Rock Rd, Petaluma; 707 766-7466 Claypool Cellars 6761 Sebastopol Ave, Ste 500 , Sebastopol; 707 861-9358 Open by appointment only Open daily 11-5 Open by appointment only Open by appointment only Sat-Sun 1-5 or by appt

ARMIDA WINERY 2201 Westside Road, Healdsburg; 707 433-2222


Arnot-Roberts Healdsburg; 707 433-2400 Arrowood Vnyds & Winery 14347 Sonoma Hwy 12, Glen Ellen; 707 935-2600 Atascadero Creek 4114 Ross Road, Sebastopol; 707 824-8204 6542 Front Street, Forestville; 707 812-7101 Auteur 373 First St W, Sonoma; 707 938-9211 Baker Lane Poured at Vinoteca 3358 Coffey Lane, Ste C, Santa Rosa; 707 542-3292

Open daily 11-5 Open by appointment only Open daily 10-4:30 Open by appointment only Thu-Mon 12-5, Tue-Wed by apt By appointment only 10-4:30 Open Fri-Sun 11-5

CLINE CELLARS 24737 Arnold Drive, Sonoma; 707 940-4000 Open daily 10-6 Clos du Bois 19410 Geyserville Ave, Geyserville; 707 857-3100 Open daily 10-4:30 Clouds Rest Vineyards Sonoma; 707 765-0841 Open by appointment only Colagrossi Wines 3360 Coffey Ln Suite E, Santa Rosa; 707 237-4980 Call ahead for appointment 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 Corda 845 Chileno Valley Rd, Petaluma; 707 781-9310 Open by appointment only Coturri Winery 6725 Enterprise Rd, Glen Ellen; 707 525-9125 Open by appointment only D & L Carinalli Vineyards 2900 Llano Rd, Santa Rosa; 707 795-7052 Open by appointment only DArgenzio 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 11-4:30 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 DE LORIMIER WINERY (formerly Mosaic) 2001 Hwy 128, Geyserville; 800 546-7718
Deux Amis 602 Limerick Ln, Healdsburg; 707 431-7945 Dom Whitney Wines 9000 Windsor Rd, Suite B, Windsor; 707 657-7804 Draxton Wines 4001 Hwy 128, Geyserville; 707 857-3300 Open daily 10-5 Open daily 10:30-5 Open by appointment only Thu-Fri 2-8, Sat 12-8, Sun 12-6 Open daily 10:30-5 Wed-Mon 11-6, Tue seasonal Open daily 10:30-4:30 Open by appointment only Sun-Wed 10-8:30, Thu-Sat 10-10

B.R. COHN WINERY 15000 Sonoma Hwy 12, Glen Ellen; 800-330-4064 Open daily 10-5 B WISE VNYDS 9077 Sonoma Highway, Kenwood; 707 282-9169 Open daily, appointments recommended BALLETTO 5700 Occidental Rd, Santa Rosa; 707 568-2455 Open daily 10-5
Banshee Wines 325 Center St, Healdsburg; 707 395-0915 Open daily 11-7 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 BRYTER ESTATES 25 East Napa St, Suite E, Sonoma; 707 501-8272
Bucklin Old Hill Ranch 8 Old Hill Ranch Rd; Glen Ellen 707 933-1726

Wed-Mon 11-6, Tue seasonal Tues-Sun 11-6 Open by appointment only

BUENA VISTA WINERY 18000 Old Winery Rd, Sonoma; 800-926-1266 Open daily 10-5 Bump Wine Cellars 521 Broadway, Suite A, Sonoma 707 228-9214 Wed-Mon 12-6 C. Donatiello 320 Center St, Healdsburg; 707 431-4442 Sun-Thurs, 10:30-6:30, Fri-Sat, 10:30-10pm Cahill Winery 4950 Ross Rd, Sebastopol; 707 823-1335 Mon-Fri 9-4, Sat-Sun 10-5 Caluna Vineyards Poured at Vinoteca 3358 Coffey Lane, Ste C, Santa Rosa; 707-542-3292 Open Fri-Sun 11-5 Camellia Cellars 57 Front St., Healdsburg; 707 433-1290 Open daily 11-6 Captre Healdsburg; 707 395-0457 Open by appointment only

DREYER WINE Poured at Sonoma Enoteca: 35 E Napa St, Sonoma; 707 935-1200 DRY CREEK VINEYARD 3770 Lambert Bridge Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-1000
Duchamp Estate 280 Chiquita Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-6665

DUNAH VNYDS at Cellars of Sonoma: 133 4th St, Santa Rosa; 707 578-1876

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Dutch Bill Creek Sebastopol; 877 874-3852 Dutcher Crossing 8533 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 431-2700 Dutton Estate 8757 Green Valley Rd; Sebastopol; 707 829-9463 Dutton-Goldfield 3100 Grevenstein Highway North, Sebastopol; 707-827-3600 Edmeades Tasting Room 20 Matheson St, Healdsburg; 800 994-2454 Ehret Winery Poured at Locals: Geyserville Ave & Hwy 128, Geyserville; 707 857-4900

Open by appointment only Open daily 11-5 Open daily 10-5 Open daily 10-4:30 Open daily 10:30-5:30 Open daily 11-6 Open daily 11-6 Open daily 12-6 Open daily 11-6 Open daily 11-8, Tu 11-7 Nov 15 -Aug 15 by appt Open daily 11-5 Open daily 11-6 Open daily 10-5 Open daily 10:30-4:30 Open by appointment only Wed-Mon 11-6, Tue seasonal

EN GARDE TASTING ROOM 9077 Sonoma Hwy, Kenwood; 707 282-9216 Enkidu Wine 8910 Sonoma Hwy. 12, Kenwood; 707 833-6100 Envolve Tasting Room 27 East Napa St, Suite A, Sonoma; 707 939-5385 ERIC K. JAMES VINEYARDS 452 First Street E, Sonoma Plaza; 707 996-1364 Eric Kent Wine Cellars Santa Rosa ; 707 527-9700 ERIC ROSS 14300 Arnold Dr, Glen Ellen; 707 939-8525
Poured at Locals: Geyserville Ave & Hwy 128, Geyserville; 707 857-4900 Everett Ridge 435 W. Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-1637 Family Wineries of Dry Creek Valley 4791 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-0100

FAVERO VNYDS 3939 Lovall Valley Rd, Sonoma; 707 935-3939


Poured at Sonoma Enoteca: 35 E Napa St; 707 935-1200

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 Open Daily 10am - 5pm 8761 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg ferrari-carano.com 707-433-6700

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 Harts 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 Tasting Room: 36 North St, Healdsburg; 707 473-9500 Open daily 10-6 Winery: 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 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
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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, Santa Rosa; 707 539-7511 Open by appointment only Flocchini 1305-A Cleveland Ave, Santa Rosa; 707-595-1488 Thu-Mon 11-6, Tue-Wed by appointment 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 Fort Ross Vnyds Tasting Room 15725 Meyers Grade Rd, Jenner; 707 847-3460 Open by appointment

6050 Westside Road, Healdsburg (707) 433-6491, HopKilnWinery.com House Band Wines 1301 Cleveland Ave, Santa Rosa; 707-509-3786 Hudson Street Wineries 428 Hudson Street, Healdsburg; 707 433-2364 Icaria Creek Winery 27750 Asti Rd, Cloverdale; 707 486-9623 Fri-Sun 12-6 or by appt Open daily 11-5 Open by appointment only

FOYT FAMILY WINES at Meadowcroft Wine: 23574 Arnold Dr/Hwy 121, Sonoma; 707 934-4090
Francis Ford Coppola 300 Via Archimedes, Geyserville; 707 857-1400 Freeman Winery 1300 Montgomery Rd, Sebastopol; 707 823-6937 Frick 23072 Walling Road, Geyserville; 707 857-1980

Open daily 11-6 Open daily 11-6 Open by appointment only Sat-Sun 12-4:30 (Summers Fri)

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 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

IL CUORE Poured at Sonoma Enoteca: 35 E Napa St; 707 935-1200

Open daily 10:30-4:30 Frost Watch Poured at Vinoteca 3358 Coffey Lane, Ste C, Santa Rosa; 707-542-3292 Open Fri-Sun 11-5 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

FRITZ WINERY 24691 Dutcher Creek Rd, Cloverdale; 707 894-3389

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
Jazz Cellars 1305-A Cleveland Ave, Santa Rosa; 707-595-1488 Thu-Mon 11-6, Tue-Wed by appointment Johnsons 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

GEYSER PEAK WINERY At Canyon Rd, 22281 Chianti Rd, Geyserville; 707 857-2500 Glen Lyon Vineyards Sonoma; 707 833-0032 GLORIA FERRER CAVES & VNYDS 23555 Hwy 121, Sonoma; 707 996-7256
Gofessel Vineyards 20838 Burndale Road, Sonoma; 415 225-6801 Gpfrich 7564 W. Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-1645 Gourmet Au Bay 913 Hwy 1, Bodega Bay; 707 875-9875 Graton Ridge 3561 Gravenstein Hwy N, Sebastopol; 707 823-3040 Gunfighter Poured at Locals: Geyserville Ave & Hwy 128, Geyserville; 707 857-4900 Gundlach Bundschu 2000 Denmark St, Sonoma; 707 938-5277

Open daily 10-5 Open daily 11-6 Open daily 10-5 Open by appointment only Open by appointment only Fri-Sat 11-8, Sun-Thu 11-7 Fri-Mon 10-4:30 Open daily 11-6 Open daily 11-4:30

JOSEPH JEWELL at Cellars of Sonoma: 133 4th St, Santa Rosa; 707 578-1876 Joseph Phelps Vineyards 12747 El Camino Bodega, Freestone; 707 874-1010 Joseph Swan Winery 2916 Laguna Rd, Forestville; 707 573-3747 Kachina 4551 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg; 707 332-7917 Kamen Estate 111B East Napa St, Sonoma; 707 938-7292 Kastania Vineyards 4415 Kastania Rd, Petaluma; 707 763-6348 Kaz Winery 233 Adobe Canyon Rd, Kenwood; 707 833-2536 Keating 23564 Arnold Dr, Sonoma; 707 939-6510 KELLER ESTATE 5875 Lakeville Hwy, Petaluma; 707 765-2117

Sun-Wed 10-8:30, Thu-Sat 10-10 Daily 11-5 Sat, Sun & some holidays, 11-4:30 Open by appointment only Mon-Thu 12-6, Fri-Sun 11-6 Sat Sun 11-4 or by appt Fri-Mon 11-5 Open daily 10-5 Thu-Sun 11- 4:30

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Kelley & Young Poured at Hudson Street Wineries, 428 Hudson Street, Healdsburg; 707 433-2364 Open daily 11-5

KENDALLJACKSON WINE CENTER 5007 Fulton Rd, Fulton; 707 571-8100 Open daily 10-5 KENDALLJACKSON TASTING ROOM 337 Healdsburg Ave, Healdsburg; 707 433-7102 Open daily 10-5 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 Kokomo 4791 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-0200 Open by appointment only Open daily 11-4:30 Open daily 10-4:30 Thu-Sun 12-6 Open by appointment only Open daily 10:30-5

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Open Daily 11-6 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)

KORBEL CHAMPAGNE CELLARS 13250 River Rd, Guerneville; 707 824-7000


Korbin Kameron 13647 Arnold Dr, Glen Ellen; 707 935-1888 Krutz Family Cellars 1301 Cleveland Ave, Santa Rosa; 707 536-1532

KUNDE FAMILY ESTATE 9825 Sonoma Hwy 12, Kenwood; 707 833-5501

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 La Follette 200 Morris St, Sebastopol, 707 824-5600 Open daily 11-6, Fridays til 8 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; 707 939-4500 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


Landmark 101 Adobe Canyon Rd, Kenwood; 707 833-0053 Larson Family 23355 Millerick Rd, Sonoma; 707 938-3031

Open by appointment only Open daily 10-4:30 Open daily 10-5 Sun-Wed 10-8:30, Thu-Sat 10-10 Fri-Mon 11 & 2 by appt only Open daily 10-5

LA SIRENA Poured at Cellars of Sonoma: 133 4th St, Santa Rosa; 707 578-1876
Lasseter Family 1 Vintage Way, Glen Ellen; 707 933-2814

Jack London Village | 14301 Arnold Drive, Glen Ellen | 11-5 Thursday-Monday 707-938-7550 | www.moondancecellars.com The Pup is always welcome

LEDSON WINERY 7335 Sonoma Hwy, Kenwood; 707 537-3810

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

LOST CANYON 123 4th St, Santa Rosa; 707-623-9621 LOXTON CELLARS 11466 Dunbar Rd, Glen Ellen; 707 935-7221

Fri-Sun 10-4 Open daily 11-5 by appt

Lynmar Estate 3909 Frei Rd, Sebastopol; 707 829-3374 Open daily 11-4 MacLeod Family Vnyd 740 Lawndale, 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

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 118 North St, Healdsburg; 707 239-0336 Fri-Sun 11-5 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 9380 Sonoma Hwy, Kenwood; 707 933-9305 Open daily 11-6 Mutt Lynch Winery 602 Limerick Ln, Healdsburg; 707 942-6180 Wed-Sat 11am-4pm or by appt. NakedWines.com 8450 Sonoma Hwy 12, Sonoma; 707-598-5200 Daily 11-5 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 Olson Ogden Poured at Vinoteca 3358 Coffey Lane, Ste C, Santa Rosa; 707-542-3292 Open Fri-Sun 11-5 Optima Winery 498 Moore Ln, Unit C, Healdsburg; 707 431-8222 Open by appointment only ORCHARD STATION at Moondance Cellars: 14301 Arnold Dr, Glen Ellen; 707-938-7550 Thu-Mon 11-5 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 Pangloss Cellars 13750 Arnold Dr, Glen Ellen; 707 933-8565 Open daily 11-5 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 Paradise Ridge Tasting Room 8860 Sonoma Hwy, Kenwood; 707 282-9020 Open daily 11-6 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 Fri-Sun 11-4:30 Pech Merle Wine 4543 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 891-3015x5 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

Madrone Vineyards at Valley of the Moon: 777 Madrone Rd, Glen Ellen; 707 939-4500 Open daily 10-4:30 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 200 Morris St, Sebastopol, 707 824-5600 Open daily 11-6 Martinelli Vineyards 3360 River Rd, Windsor; 707 525-0570 Open daily 10-5

MARTIN RAY 2191 Laguna Road, Santa Rosa; 707 823-2404 MARTORANA FAMILY 5956 West Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-1909
Matanzas Creek Winery 6097 Bennett Valley Rd, Santa Rosa; 707 528-6464

Open daily 11-5 Open by appointment only Open daily 10-4:30 Open daily 11-5 Open daily 10-5

MATRIX 3291 Westside Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-1911


Mauritson Family Winery 2859 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 431-0804

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 MAZZOCCO SONOMA 1400 Lytton Springs Rd, Healdsburg; 707 431-8159 Open daily 11-5

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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 Open daily 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 Petroni Tasting Room 536 Broadway, Sonoma; 707-938-7610 Thu-Tue 11-6 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 Wed-Thu 11-6, Fri 11-8:30, Sat 12-7s, Sun 12-4 Ramazzotti Wines Poured at Locals: Geyserville Ave & Hwy 128, Geyserville; 707 857-4900 Open daily 11-6 Rams Gate 28700 Arnold Dr, Sonoma; 707 721-8700 Open daily 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 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 Thu-Mon 11-6 Route 128 Winery 21079 Geyserville Ave, Geyserville; 707 696-0004 Thu-Sun 11-6 Rued 3850 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-3261 Open daily 11-4:30 Rumpus Cellars 5 E. Napa St, Sonoma; 707 935-6883 Open daily 12-6 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 Sanglier Cellars 132 Plaza St, Healdsburg; 707 433-6104 Open daily 11-6 Sheldon 1301 Cleveland Ave, Santa Rosa; 707 865-6755 Shone Farm 1305-A Cleveland Ave, Santa Rosa; 707-595-1488 Siduri Wines 981 Airway Court, Santa Rosa; 707 578-3882 Silver Oak Cellars 24625 Chianti Road, Geyserville; 707 942-7082 Thu 4-8 or by appt Thu-Mon 11-6, Tue-Wed by appointment By appointment daily 10-3 Mon-Sat 9-5, Sun 11-5, tours by appt Open daily 10-5 Open by appointment only Fri-Mon 11-4 Open daily 10:30-5 Open by appointment only

SIMI WINERY 16275 Healdsburg Ave, Healdsburg; 707 473-3232 Simoncini Vineyards 2303 West Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-8811 Skewis Wines 57 Front St, Healdsburg; 707 431-2160 SL Cellars Poured at Family Wineries Kenwood: 9380 Sonoma Hwy 12; 888-433-6555 Small Vines Wines 2160 Green Hill Rd, Sebastopol; 707 823-0886

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 Sonoma Valley Portworks 613 2nd St, Petaluma; 707 769-5203 Spann Vineyards 111A East Napa Street , Sonoma; 707 933-8343 St. Annes Crossing 8450 Sonoma Hwy 12, Sonoma; 707-598-5200 ST. FRANCIS VINEYARDS 100 Pythian Rd, Santa Rosa; 888-675-WINE
Wed-Mon 11-6, Tue hours seasonal Thu-Mon 12-5 or by appt. Daily 12-6 Daily 11-5

Open daily 10-5 St. Helena Road Winery 6995 St. Helena Road; Santa Rosa; 707 538-8674 Open daily 9-5 by appointment Stark at Garagiste Healdsburg 439 Healdsburg Ave, Healdsburg; 707 431-8023 Wed-Mon 12-7, Tue by apt Starlite Vineyards 5511 Highway 128, Geyserville; 707 431-1102 Sat & Sun 11-5 or by appt

RICHARDSON WINERY Poured at Cellar Door in Sonoma: 1395 Broadway; 707 938-4466

RODNEY STRONG VINEYARDS 11455 Old Redwood Hwy, Healdsburg; 707 431-1533 ROSENBLUM CELLARS 18 Matheson St, Healdsburg; 1-800-999-2244

Open daily 10-5

STATION 1870 123 4th St, Santa Rosa; 707-623-9619 Tue-Thu 4-10, Fri-Sat 4-11 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 337 Healdsburg Ave, Healdsburg; 800 355-8008 Open daily 10:30-5:30 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 Super Sonoman Poured at Vinoteca 3358 Coffey Lane, Ste C, Santa Rosa; 707-542-3292 Open Fri-Sun 11-5 Taft Street Winery 2030 Barlow Lane, Sebastopol; 707 823-2049 Sat-Sun 11-4:30, Mon-Fri 11-4 Talisman Wine 13651 Arnold Drive, Glen Ellen; 707 721-1628 Thu-Mon 12-5 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 Topel 125 Matheson St, Healdsburg; 707 433-4116 Open daily 11-7 TR ELLIOT Poured at Cellars of Sonoma: 133 4th St, Santa Rosa; 707 578-1876
Trecini Cellars 441 Beaver St, Santa Rosa; 707 525-9400 Sun-Wed 10-8:30, Thu-Sat 10-10 Open by appointment only

SANTA ROSA VINTNERS SQUARE 1301-1305 Cleveland Ave, Santa Rosa; 707-280-4658 Open daily 9-6
Sapphire Hill 55 Front Street, Healdsburg; 707 431-1888 Saracina/Atrea Poured at Locals: Geyserville Ave & Hwy 128, Geyserville; 707 857-4900 Sbragia Family 9990 Dry Creek Road, Geyserville; 707 473-2992 Thurs-Mon 11-4:30 Open daily 11-6 Open daily 11-5 Open daily 10-5 Open by appointment only Wed-Mon 11-6, Tue seasonal Open daily 11-5 Open daily 105 Open daily 11-5 Open by appointment only

SCHUG CARNEROS ESTATE 602 Bonneau Road, Sonoma; 800-966-9365


Scribe Winery 2300 Napa Rd, Sonoma; 707 939-1858

SEABISCUIT RANCH Poured at Sonoma Enoteca: 35 E Napa St; 707 935-1200 SEBASTIANI VINEYARDS 389 Fourth St. East, Sonoma; 707 933-3230
Seghesio Winery 700 Grove St, Healdsburg; 707 433-3579 Selby Winery 215 Center St, Healdsburg; 707 431-1288 Shane Wine Cellars Novato; 415 342-7926

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 Tricycle Wine Partners 23568 Arndold Dr, Sonoma; 707 706-2020 Open daily 11-6 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 779 Westside Rd, Healdsburg; 707 395-0864 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

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Valley of the Moon 777 Madrone Rd, Glen Ellen; 707 939-4500 Vrit 4611 Thomas Rd, Healdsburg; 800 273-0177 Open daily 10-4:30 Open by appointment only Open daily 10-5 Thu-Sun 11-10 Fri-Sun 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.

VIANSA WINERY 25200 Arnold Dr, Sonoma; 707 935-4726


Vin Couture Lounge 322 Healdsburg Ave, Healdsburg; 707 431-8161 Vinoteca A Collective 3358 Coffey Ln, Santa Rosa; 707-542-3292

VJB VINEYARDS & CELLAR 60 Shaw Ave, Kenwood; 707 833-2300 Open daily VML Russian River Winery 4035 Westside Rd, Healdsburg; 707 431-4404 Open daily 11-5 Walt 380 First St W, Sonoma; 707 933-4440 Open daily 11-6 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 Wind Gap Wines 200 Morris St, Sebastopol, 707 887-9100 Opening soon, call ahead 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 Guerilla 6671 Front St. (Hwy 116), Forestville; 707-887-1996 Open daily 11-5 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

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 Heart o the Mountain 5610 Scotts Valley Dr, Scotts Valley; 831 345-6133 Hecker Pass Winery 4605 Hecker Pass Hwy, Gilroy; 408 842-8755 Hillcrest Terrace 429B Ingalls Street, Santa Cruz; 831 426-1500 Hunter Hill 7099 Glen Haven Rd, Soquel; 831 465-9294 Open daily 12-5 Open by appointment only Open daily 10-5 Sat 12-5, Sun 2-5 & by appointment Sat-Sun 11-4 or by appt Open daily 10-5 Thur-Mon 12-5 Open daily 10-5 Open by appointment only Sat 11-5 or by appt Open daily 10-5 Open daily 11-5

MONTEREY, SANTA CRUZ, SANTA CLARA, SAN BENITO COUNTIES


Ahlgren Vineyard 20320 Hwy 9, Boulder Creek; 800 338-6071 Alfaro Family Vnyd & Winery 420 Hames Road, Corralitos; 831 728-5172 Aimee June Winery 831 School Road, San Juan Bautista; 408 739-1920 Alicats Winery 10 Nash Road, Hollister; 831 636-7311 Aptos Creek 520 Nisene Meadws Ct, Aptos; 831 684-1680 Sat 12-4 or by appointment Sat 12-5 or by appointment Open by appointment only Open by appointment Open by appointment only

J. LOHR VINEYARDS & WINE 1000 Lenzen Ave, San Jose; 408 918-2160 Jason-Stephens 11775 Watsonville Rd, Gilroy; 408 846-8463 Kirigin Cellars 11550 Watsonville Rd, Gilroy; 408 847-8827 (3855 Day Rd for events) Kings Mountain 187 Kings Mountain Road, Woodside; 650 851-7551 La Honda 2645 Fair Oaks Ave, Redwood City; 650 366-4104 La Nebbia 12341 San Mateo Road, Half Moon Bay; 650 726-9463 Lal Vineyards 300 Maranatha Drive, Hollister; 831 636-1023 LOMA PRIETA WINERY 26985 Loma Prieta Way, Los Gatos; 408 353-2950

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 Byington Winery 21850 Bear Creek Road, Los Gatos; 408 354-1111 Calera 11300 Cienega Road, Hollister; 831 637-9170 Casa De Fruta 6680 Pacheco Pass Hwy, Hollister; 800 543-1702 Castillos Hillside Shire 2215 Liberta Drive, Morgan Hill; 408 776-8200 Cava Wine Bar 115 San Jose Ave, Capitola; 831 476-2282 Cetani Vineyards 741 Riverside Rd, Hollister; 831 636-7590 Chaine dOr 140 Sunrise Drive, Woodside; 650 851 8977 Cinnabar 14612 Big Basin Way, Saratoga; 408 867-1012 Clos LaChance 1 Hummingbird Ln, San Martin; 800 ITS-WINE Clos Tita 4 Kendall Lane, Santa Cruz; 831 439-9235 Cooper-Garrod 22645 Garrod Rd, Saratoga; 408 867-7116 Copious Winery 427 Swift Street, A, Santa Cruz; 831 425-WINE Creekview Vineyards 12467 Creekview Ct, San Martin; 408 686-0534
Open Thu-Sun 11-5 Tue-Sun 11-5, Winter: Wed-Sun 11-5 Open daily 11-4:30 Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat-Sun 8-7:30 Sat 1-7, Sun 12-5 Tue-Thu 4-11, Fri-Sat 12-12, Sun 3-9 Open by appointment only Open by appointment only Open daily 11-5, Fri 11-8 Open daily 11-5 Open by appointment only Mon-Fri 12-5 Sat-Sun 11-5 Fri 12-5, Sat & Sun 12-6 3rd weekend 11-5

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 Michaud/Martella Tasting Room 14598 Big Basin Way, Saratoga; 408-647-2579 Thu & Sun 12-6, Fri-Sat 12-8 MJA Vineyards 328A Ingalls St, Santa Cruz; 831 421-9380 Open daily 12-8 MJA Vineyards 24900 Highland Way, Los Gatos (Sta Cruz Mtns); 408 353-6000 Open daily, Mon-Thu 12-5, Fri-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 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 Rapazzini Winery 4350 S. Monterey Hwy, Gilroy; 800 842-6262 Regale Winery 24040 Summit Road, Los Gatos; 408 353-2500 Ridge Vineyards 17100 Montebello Road, Cupertino; 408 867-3233 River Run 65 Rogge Lane, Watsonville; 831 726-3112

Fri-Sun 12-5 or by appt Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat 9-6, Sun 10-6 Fri 2-6, Sat-Sun 12-5 Sat-Sun 11-4 & by appt Open by appointment only

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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 Sarahs 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 Twilight Cellars 110 Orchard Hill Rd, San Juan Bautista; 805-226-9907 Call for hours 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 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 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 Tudor Wines - in Andre Bouchee, Between Ocean & 7th, Carmel by the Sea; 831-224-2116 Twisted Roots 12 Del Fino Place, Carmel Valley Wrath Wines Carmel Plaza #18, corner of Ocean Ave. and Mission St, Carmel; 831 620-1909 Fri-Sun 12-5 Fri-Sun 12-5 Mon-Sat 10-6, Sun 11-5

MONTEREY
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 Boekenoogen Santa Lucia Highlands, Salinas; 831 675-3549 De Tierra 740 Airport Blvd, Salinas; 831 754-3176 Mon-Wed 11-5, Thur-Sat 11-6, Closed Sun Sat-Sun 12-4 Open by appointment only

CARMEL / CARMEL VALLEY


Bernardus 5 W. Carmel Valley Road, Carmel Valley; 800 223-2533 Open daily 11-5 Blair Estate Paseo San Carlos Courtyard, between Ocean & 7th; Carmel Valley; 831 625-WINE Open daily Boekenoogen 24 West Carmel Valley Road, Carmel Valley; 831 659-4215 Open daily 11-5 Bot Vineyards 7156 Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel Valley; 831 625-5040 Open daily 12-5 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 19-A East Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel Valley; 831 620-0645 Open daily 12- 6 Dawns Dream 19-A East Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel Valley; 831 659-2649 Open daily 1-6, Sat & Sun 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 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

HAHN SLH ESTATES 37700 Foothill Road, Soledad; 831 678-4555 Mon-Fri 11-4, 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 Fri-Mon 11-5

LAKE/MENDOCINO COUNTIES
Albertina Wine Cellars 4601 Road 110, Hopland; 707 744-1475 Balo Vineyards 9001 California 128, Philo; 707 895-3655 Barra of Mendocino 7051 N. State Street, Redwood Valley; 707 485-0322 Baxter Winery 8660 Highway 128, Philo; 707 895-3173 Beaver Creek Vnyds 22000 Hwy 29, Middletown; 707 987-1069 Bell Hill Vineyards 6725 Jacobsen, Kelseyville; 707 490-4400 Brassfield Estate 10915 High Valley Rd, Clearlake Oaks; 707 998-1895 Breggo Cellars 11001 Highway 128, Boonville; 707 895-9589 Brutocao Cellars 7000 Hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-2152 Brutocao Cellars 13500 Hwy 101, Hopland; 707 744-1664 Campovida 13601 Old River Road, Hopland; 707 744-8797 Ceago Vinegarden 5115 E. Hwy 20, Nice; 707 274-1462 Cesar Toxqui Cellars 13440 S. Hwy 101, Hopland; 707 744-1071 Chiarito Vineyards 2651 Mill Creek Rd, Ukiah; 707 462-7146 Claudia Springs 1810 Hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-3993 Open by appointment Open Fri-Sun 11-5 Open daily 10-5 Open Thu-Mon 11-5 Open daily11-8 Thurs-Sun, Winter 12-6, Summer 1-7 Daily 10-5, Weekends by appt. in Winter Open daily 11-5 Open daily 10-5 Open daily Summer 10-6, Winter 10-5 Open by appointment Open daily 10-5 Wed-Sun 11-5 Open by appointment only Fri-Mon 11-5

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Cougars 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 Rosa DOro 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 13151 E. State Highway 20, Clearlake Oaks; 707 998-9400 Daily 10:30-5 Shed Horn Cellars 21108 Calistoga St, Middletown; 707 291-3629 Thu-Sat 11-5 or by appt Signal Ridge (at Madrones) 9000 Highway 128, Philo; 707 895-3365 Thu-Mon 11-5 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 Svia 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 Vigilance Winery 13888 Point Lakeview Rd, Lower Lake; 707 994-9656 Daily 11-5 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

HARMONIQUE WINES 14051 Hwy 128, Downtown Boonville; 707 895-9300 Hawk and Horse 13048 Highway 29, Lower Lake; 707 994-0910 Husch Vineyards 4400 Hwy 128, Philo; 1-800-544-8724 JAXON KEYS 10400 S. Hwy 101, Hopland; 877-462-0666 Jeriko Estate 12141 Hewlitt & Sturtevant Rd, Hopland; 707 744-1140 Jim Ball Vineyards 4741 Hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-3623 Kelseyville Wine Co. 5627 Gaddy Lane, Kelseyville; 707 279-2995 Knez (at Madrones) 9000 Highway 128, Philo; 707 895-3365 Lake Country Wine Studio 9505 Main St, #1, Upper Lake; 707 275-8030 Langtry Estate 21000 Butts Canyon Rd, Middletown; 707 987-2385 Le Vin Winery 33151 Hwy. 128, Yorkville; 707 894-2304 Londer Vineyards 14051 Highway 128, Boonville; 707 895-9001 Lula Cellars 9000 Hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-3737 Manoir Girard Cellars 12601 Ell River Rd; Potter Valley; 707 391 WINE (9463) Maple Creek Winery 20799 Hwy 128; Yorkville; 707 895-3001 Mariah Vineyards 33525 Mountain View Rd, Point Arena; 707 882-2243 Mast Vnyd & Winery 1301 Reeves Canyon Rd, Redwood Valley; 707 485-5466 McDowell Valley 13380 S. Hwy 101, Hopland 707 744-8911 McFadden Vineyard 13275 S. Hwy 101 Suite #5, Hopland; 707 744-8463 McNab Ridge Winery 13441 S. Hwy 101; Hopland; 707 744-1986 Meyer Family Cellars 19750 Hwy 128, Yorkville; 707 895-2341 Milano Family Winery 14594 S. Hwy 101, Hopland; 707 744-1396 Moore Family Winery 11990 Bottle Rock Road, Kelseyville; 707 279-9279 Mt. Konocti Growers Winery 2550 Big Valley Road, Kelseyville; 707 279-4213 Navarro Vineyards 5601 Hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-3686 Nelson Family 550 Nelson Ranch Road; Ukiah Noggle Vnyds & Winery 700 Old Long Valley Road, Clearlake Oaks; 707 998-0319 Oster 13501 Tomki Road, Redwood Valley; 707 485-5257 Pacific Star 33000 North Highway 1, Fort Bragg; 707 964-1155 Parducci Wine Cellars 501 Parducci Rd, Ukiah; 1-888-362-9463 Paul Dolan Vnyds 501 Parducci Rd, Ukiah; 1-888-362-9463 Phillips Hill Estates 8627 Hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-2209 Philo Ridge 14125 Hwy 128, Philo; 707 489-2303 Ployez Winery 11171 Highway 29, Lower Lake; 707 994-2106 Ray's Station 13275 Highway 101, Hopland; 707 744-2200 Rivino 4101 Cox Schrader Rd, Ukiah; 707 293-4262 Robledo 2040 Soda Bay Rd, Lakeport; 707 263-0100 Roederer Estate 4501 Hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-2288

Thu-Mon 11-5 Open by appointment only Open daily 10-5 Open daily 10-5 Summer 10-5, Winter 11-4 Open daily 11-5 By appointment Thu-Mon 11-5 Thu-Sun, Sum 1-7, Win 12-6 Open daily 11-5 Open by appointment only Thu-Mon 11-5 Open daily 10-5 Open by appointment only Open daily 10:30-5 Open by appointment Open by appointment Mon-Fri 11-5, Sat-Sun 10-5 Open daily 10-5 Open daily 10-5 Open daily 10-5 Open daily10-5 Fri - Sun 11-5 Open by appointment Open daily 10-5 Open daily 10-5 Sat-Sun 11-5 or by appt Open by appointment Open daily 11-5 Open daily 10-5 Open daily 10-5 Open daily 11-5 Sat-Sun by appointment Open daily 11-5 Open daily 10-5 Tue-Sun 1-5 Fri-Sun 10-5 Open daily 11-5

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
Galvan Wine 1635 Mason Road, Fairfield CA 94534 707-864-2089 Daily 11-5 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 TASTING ROOM 2522 Suite V Mankas Corner Rd, 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 Wooden Valley Winery 4756 Suisun Valley Road, Suisun Valley; 707 864-0730 Thu-Sun 12-5 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 10California 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

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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 7441803 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 Steven Kent 5443 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 243-6440 Stony Ridge Winery 4948 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 449-0458 Tamas Estate 5565 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 456-2380 Tenuta Vineyards 633 Kalthoff Common, Livermore; 925 960-1006 Open daily 12-4:30 Mon-Sat 11-4:30, Sun 12-4:30 Open daily 12-4:30 Fri-Sun 12-6 or by appt. Fri-Sun 12-5 Sat-Sun 12-5 Open daily 11-4:30 Open daily 11-6:30 Sat-Sun 12-5 Thu-Mon 12-4:30 Open by appointment

The Singing Winemaker 5143 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 606-WINE Thomas Coyne Winery 2405 Research Dr, Livermore; 925 373-6541 Wente Vineyards Estate Tasting Room 5565 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 456-2305 Wente Vineyards Tasting Room 5050 Arroyo Rd, Livermore; 925 456-2405 Westover Vineyards 34329 Palomares Rd, Castro Valley; 925 537-3932 White Crane Winery 5405 Greenville Rd, Livermore; 925 455-8085 Wood Family Winery 7702 Cedar Mountain Rd, Livermore; 925 606-7411

BAY AREA/LIVERMORE
Bent Creek Winery 5455 Greenville Rd, Livermore; 925 455-6320 Big White House 6800 Greenville Rd, Livermore; 925 449-1976 Bodegas Aguirre 8580 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 606-0554 Cedar Mountain 7000 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 373-6636 Charles R Vnyds 8195 Crane Ridge Rd, Livermore; 925 454-3040 Chouinard Vnyds 33853 Palomares Rd, Castro Vly; 510 582-9900 Concannon 4590 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 456-2505 Crooked Vine 4948 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 449-0458 Cuda Ridge Wines 5385 East Ave, Livermore; 510 304-0914 Darcie Kent poured at Concannon, 4590 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 456-2505 Dashe Cellars 55 4th St, Oakland; 510 452-1800 Eagle Ridge Vineyard 10017 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 443-3375 Eckert Estate 5963 Graham Court, Ste D, Livermore; 925-371-8606 el Sol 8626 Lupine Way, Livermore; 925 606-1827 Elliston Vineyards 463 Kilkare, Sunol; 925 862-2377 Fri-Sun 12-4:30 Sat-Sun 12-4:30 Sat-Sun 12-4 Sat-Sun 12-4 Fri-Sun 12-4:30 Sat-Sun 12-5 (and most holidays) Open daily 11-4:30 Mon-Sat 11-4:30, Sun 12-4:30 Fri-Sun 12-4:30 & by appointment Open daily 11-4:30 Thu-Sun 12-6, Mon by appt Sat-Sun 12-4:30 Fri-Sun 12 -5 & by appointment Fri-Sun 12-5 Sat-Sun 11-5 or by appt Sat-Sun 12-5pm Fri-Sun 12-5

ALAMEDA
R&B Cellars 1835 San Jose Ave, Alameda; (510) 749-8477 Rock Wall Wine Co 2301 Monarch St, Alameda; (510) 522-5700 Rosenblum Cellars 2900 Main St #1100, Alameda; 800-559-8069 St. George Spirits 2601 Monarch St, Alameda; (510) 769-1601 Wed-Sun 12-9 Wed-Sun 12-6 Daily 11-6 Wed-Sat 12-7, Sun 12-5

TREASURE ISLAND
Bodega Wine Estates 751 13th St at Ave M, Treasure Island, San Francisco Fat Grape Winery 1080 Avenue M, Treasure Island, San Francisco; 415-388-8318 Just Joshin 751 13th Street at Avenue M, Treasure Island, San Francisco Knightswood 751 13th Street at Avenue M, Treasure Island, San Francisco Stein Family Wines 751 13th Street at Avenue M, Treasure Island, San Francisco Treasure Island Wines 95 9th Street and Ave I, Treasure Island, SF; 415-394-9463 The Winery SF 200 California Ave. Bldg 180 N, Treasure Island; 415-SF -JUICE VIE 400 California Ave., Bldg 448, Treasure Island, SF; 415-756-1791 Sol Rouge 400 California Ave., Bldg 141, Treasure Island, SF; 415-756-2254 Fri, Sat & Sun from 1-6 Tue-Sun 12-5:30 Fri, Sat, Sun from 1-6 Fri, Sat, Sun 1-6 Fri, Sat, Sun 1-6 Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat 12-4 Daily 12-5 Sat-Sun 12-5 Sat-Sun 12-5

EN GARDE poured at Tenuta, 633 Kalthoff Commons, Livermore; 707-836-3395 Fenestra Winery 83 Vallecitos Rd (Hwy 84), Livermore; 925 447-5246

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 Open by appointment Viano Vineyards 150 Morello Avenue, Martinez; 925 228-6465 Wed-Mon 9-5pm Wedl Wine Cellars 400 Tate Lane, Oakley; 925 360-9677 Open by appointment only

GARR 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 Longevity Wines 2271 South Vasco Rd, Ste B, Livermore, 925-443-WINE Fri-Sat-Sun 12-5 Marr Cellars Poured at The Singing Winemaker, 5143 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 606-WINE Fri-Sun 12-5 McGrail Vineyards 5600 Greenville Rd, Livermore; 925 215-0717 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 Mitchell Katz Winery 2481 Buena Vista Ave; Pleasanton; 925 454-9463 Daily 11-4:30 Muriettas 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 Winery 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 Thu-Mon 12-4:30 or 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 Rubino Estates 1188 Vineyard Ave, Pleasanton; 925 484-1699 Open daily 11-5:30 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

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GEYSERVILLE Catellis 21047 Geyserville Avenue, Geyserville; 707 857-3471 Contemporary American and Italian Diavola Pizzeria & Salumeria 21021 Geyserville Ave, Geyserville; 707 814-0111 Italian Francis Ford Coppolas Rustic 300 Via Archimedes, Geyserville; 707 857-1462 Italian HEALDSBURG Cafe Lucia 235 Healdsburg Avenue, Healdsburg; 707 431-1113 Portuguese Bear Republic Brewing Co. 345 Healdsburg Ave, Healdsburg; 707 433-2337Traditional American Bistro Ralph 109 Plaza Street, Healdsburg; 707 433-1380 Contemporary American and French Campo Fina 330 Healdsburg Avenue, Healdsburg; 707 395-4640 Italian Charlie Palmer's Dry Creek Kitchen 317 Healdsburg Ave, Healdsburg; 707 431-0330 Contemporary American Charcuturie 335 Healdsburg Avenue, Healdsburg; 707 431-7213 French Healdsburg Bar & Grill 245 Healdsburg Avenue, Healdsburg; 707 433-3333 Grill Madrona Manor 1001 Westside Road, Healdsburg; 707 433-1542 Contemporary American Ravenous 117 North St, Healdsburg; 707 431-1302 Californina Spoonbar 219 Healdsburg Avenue, Healdsburg; 707 433-7222 Mediterranean Willis Seafood & Raw Bar 403 Healdsburg Ave, Healdsburg; 707 433-9191 Seafood Zin Restaurant & Wine Bar 344 Center St, Healdsburg; 707 473-0946 Contemporary American GUERNEVILLE/FORESTVILLE Applewood Inn 13555 Hwy 116, Guerneville; 707 869-9093 Farmhouse 7871 River Road, Forestville; 707 887-3300

Della Santinas
Located off the historic square in Sonoma, Della Santinas is a family-owned and operated restaurant that has stood the test of time to become a Sonoma institution. The Della Santina family name shares a long lineage and history in the Tuscan town of Lucca, Italy.

Contemporary American

Della Santinas
The restaurant is open seven days a week for lunch and dinner; reservations are recommended. 133 East Napa Street, Sonoma (707) 935-0576 www.dellasantinas.com

SANTA ROSA Caffe Portofino 535 Fourth Street, Santa Rosa; 707 578-3096 Italian Equus Restaurant 101 Fountrain Grove Parkway, Santa Rosa; 707 578-0149 Jack and Tonys 115 Fourth Street, Santa Rosa; 707 526-4347 Contemporary American John Ash & Co. Restaurant 4330 Barnes Road, Santa Rosa; 707 527-7687 Californian La Gare 208 Wilson Street, Santa Rosa; 707 528-4355 French Zazu Restaurant & Farm 3535 Guerneville Rd, Santa Rosa; 707 523-4814 Traditional American WINDSOR Ume 8710 Old Redwood Highway, Windsor; 707 838-6700

Japanese

SEBASTOPOL GTOs Seafood House 234 South Main Street, Sebastopol; 707 824-9922 Seafood Hopmonk Tavern 230 Petaluma Avenue, Sebastopol; 707 829-7300 Traditional American SONOMA VALLEY Caf Citti 9049 Highway 12, Kenwood; 704 833-2690 Italian Cafe La Haye 140 E Napa Street, Sonoma; 707-935-5994 Contemporary American Centre Du Vin 480 First Street East, Sonoma; 707 996-9779 French Della Santinas Trattoria 133 East Napa Street, Sonoma; 707 935-0576 Italian El Dorado Kitchen 405 1st Street West, Sonoma; 707 996-3220 Contemporary American Girl & The Fig 110 West Spain Street, Sonoma; 707 938-3634 French Glen Ellen Inn 13670 Arnold Drive, Glen Ellen; 707 996-6409 Contemporary American Glen Ellen Star 13648 Arnold Drive, Glen Ellen; 707 343-1384 Traditional American Hopmonk Tavern 691 Broadway, Sonoma; 707 935-9100 Traditional American Kenwood Restaurant 9900 Hwy 12, Kenwood; 707 833-6326 Contemporary American/French LaSalette Restaurant 452 First St East, Ste H, Sonoma; 707 938-1927 Portuguese Maya Restaurant 101 East Napa Street, Sonoma; 707 935-3500 Mexican Saddles Steakhouse 29 East MacArthur St, Sonoma; 707 938-3191 Steakhouse and Seafood Sante 100 Boyes Boulevard, Boyes Hot Springs; 707 938-9000 French Swiss Hotel Bar & Restaurant 18 West Spain St, Sonoma; 707 938-2884 Italian Yeti Restaurant 14301 Arnold Drive, Glen Ellen; 707 996-9930 Indian and Nepali PETALUMA Central Market 42 Petaluma Blvd North, Petaluma; 707 778-9900 Contemporary American Cucina Paradiso 114 Petaluma Blvd. N, Petaluma; 707 782-1130 Italian Grazianos Ristorante 170 Petaluma Blvd, Petaluma; 707 762-5997 Italian Risibisi Restaurant & Wine Bar 154 Petaluma Blvd N, Petaluma; 707 766-7600 Italian

ENOTECA DELLA SANTINA NEXT DOOR SONOMAS BEST WINE BAR More than 300 selections of domestic and international wines at competitive prices 30 wines by the glass, customized flights and specialty beers Assorted cheeses and panini served daily Winemaker dinners and educational seminars Bimonthly wine club featuring wines of the world

Enoteca Della Santina


The Enoteca is closed Mondays 127 East Napa Street, Sonoma (707) 938-4200 www.enotecadellasantina.com
Both locations are available for private events.

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NAPA Angle Restaurant & Bar 540 Main Street, 707 252-8115 French Cuisine Azzuro Pizzeria & Enoteca 1260 Main Street, 707 255-5552 Pizzeria Bistro Don Giovanni 4110 Howard Lane, 707 224-3300 Italian Cuisine Boon Fly Cafe 4048 Sonoma Highway, 707 299-4870 Traditional American Cuisine Bounty Hunter 975 First Street, 707 226-3976 Contemporary American Cuisine CaMomi 610 First Street, #10, 707-257-4992 Italian Celadon 500 Main Street, 707 254-9690 Seafood and Contemporary American Cuisine Coles Chop House 1122 Main Street, 707 224-6328 Steakhouse and French Cuisine Cuvee 1650 Soscol Avenue, 707 224-2330 Contemporary American Cuisine Eikos 1882 Town Center, 707-501-4444 Japanese Cuisine Farm at Carneros Inn 4048 Sonoma Hwy, 707 299-4880 Contemporary American Cuisine Fish Story 790 Main Street, 707 251-5600 Seafood Fum Bistro 4050 Byway East, 707 257-1999 Contemporary American Cuisine Graces Table 1400 Second Street, 707 226-6200 Contemporary American Cuisine Gotts Roadside Cafe 644 1st Street, 707 224-6900 Contemporary American Cuisine La Toque 1314 McKinstry Street, 707 257-5157 French Cuisine Morimoto Napa 610 Main Street, 707 252-1600 Japanese Cuisine Oenotri 1425 Fisrst Street, 707 252-1022 Italian Cuisine Siena Restaurant 875 Bordeaux Way, 707 251-1900 Italian, Seafood, Meditarranean Ubuntu 1140 Main Street, 707-258-1000 Vegetarian Cuisine Uva Trattoria 1040 Clinton Street, 707-255-6646 Italian Cuisine Zuzu 829 Main Street, 707 224-0695 California Tapas, Spanish & Mediterranean YOUNTVILLE Ad Hoc 6476 Washington Street, 707 944-2487 Contemporary American Cuisine Bardessono 6526 Yount Street,707 204-6000 Contemporary American Cuisine Bistro Jeanty 6510 Washington Street, 707 944-0103 French Cuisine Brix Restaurant 7377 Highway 29, 707 944-2749 French inspired California Cuisine Bottega 6525 Washington Street,707 945-1050 Italian Cuisine Bouchon Bistro 6534 Washington Street, 707 944-8037 French Cuisine toile Restaurant at Domaine Chandon, 1 California Drive, 707 204-7529 French Cuisine Hurleys 6518 Washington St, 707 944-2345 Contemporary American Cuisine Mustards Grill 7399 St. Helena Highway, 707 944-2424 Contemporary American Cuisine Redd 6480 Washington Street, 707 944-2222 Contemporary American Cuisine RUTHERFORD Alex 1140 Rutherfrod Road, 707 967-5500 Auberge du Soleil 180 Rutherford Hill Road, 707 963-1211 Rutherford Grill 1180 Rutherford Road, 707 963-1792

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OBSESSIVELY AUTHENTIC ITALIAN

OXBOW O XBOW PUBLIC MARKET First St., St., Napa, Napa, CA 94559 610 First www.camo www .camomi.com www.camomi.com

Italian Cuisine Contemporary American Cuisine Contemporary/Traditional American

ST. HELENA Cindys Backstreet Kitchen 1327 Railroad Avenue, 707 963-1200 Contemporary American Cuisine Culinary Institute 2555 Main Street, 1-888-995-1699 Contemporary American and Worldwide Foods Gotts Roadside Cafe 933 Main Street, 707 963-3486 Traditional American Cuisine Market 1347 Main Street, 707-963-3799 Traditional American Cuisine Press 587 St. Helena Highway, 707 967-0550 Steakhouse Terra 1345 Railroad Avenue, 707 963-8931 Contemporary Asian insipired American Cuisine Tra Vigne Restaurant 1050 Charter Oak Avenue, 707 963-4444 Italian Cuisine CALISTOGA Barolo 1457 Lincoln Avenue, 707 942-9900 Contemporary American & Italian Cuisine Brannans Grill 1374 Lincoln Avenue, 707 942-2233 Traditional American Cuisine Calistoga Inn & Brewery 1250 Lincoln Avenue, 707 942-4101 Traditional American Cuisine Flat Iron Grill 1440 Lincoln Avenue, 707 942-1220 Traditional American/ Steakhouse Hydro Bar & Grill 1403 Lincoln Avenue, 707 942-9777 Traditional American Cuisine JoLe Restaurant 1457 Lincoln Avenue, 707 942-5938 Contemporary American Cuisine Solbar @ Solage, 755 Silverado Trail, 707 226-0850 Contemporary American Cuisine Wappo Bar & Bistro 1226 Washington Street, 707 942-4712 Blend of regional Cuisine

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Taste exceptional wines tour our wine caves Picnic and enjoy the view
Open daily from 10 am - 5 pm. Reserve picnic tables and tours by phone. Tours daily at 11:30 am, 1:30 pm and 3:30 pm. 200 Rutherford Hill Road Rutherford, Napa Valley www.rutherfordhill.com (707) 963-1871

Open Daily 10am-5pm, Last Seating 4:45 | Tours Available