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HAUCK CELLARS
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TASTING ROOM OF THE WEEK:

A Celebration of the Senses in Sonoma Valley
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NAPA CELLARS
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A TRIUMPH AT RASGALLERIES
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CATALAN FESTIVAL AT GLORIA FERRER CAVES & VINEYARDS
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GREAT WHITES INVASION
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NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
TO EUREKA TO REDDING

From here to there in
Fort Bragg

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Mendocino Willits Little River Calpella

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Elk Ukiah

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Pt. Arena Boonville Yorkville

253 128
Hopland

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Lakeport

Clear Lake
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PASO ROBLES 117 158 204 245 255 269 355 MONTEREY 72 112 160 170 184 269 SAN JOSE 48 90 100 115 200 5 SAN FRANCISCO 45 55 70 155 SONOMA 22 44 129 SANTA ROSA 16 101 HEALDSBURG 86 MENDOCINO CALISTOGA
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Williams

263 178 110 75 39 21 26 111

236 151 83 48 14 41 56 141 27

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Cloverdale

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Clearlake Lower Lake

Gualala Sea Ranch

Lake Sonoma

NAPA SACRAMENTO MURPHYS LAKE TAHOE
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266 190 118 88 68 104 118 195 86 59

278 202 138 142 131 166 181 266 149 122 84

379 307 231 201 181 217 231 310 199 172 115 118

Geyserville

101

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Middletown Brooks

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Healdsburg
Timber Cove Jenner Bodega Bay Guerneville

Auburn

TO RENO

128

Calistoga
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505

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Sebastopol

Santa Rosa
Kenwood Glen Ellen

St. Helena
Rutherford Yountville

Lake Berryessa

Sacramento
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Placerville
TO LAKE TAHOE

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Tomales

1 2 8 Winters

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Petaluma

Napa
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Fairfield

Davis

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Pt. Reyes

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Sonoma
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Pt. Reyes Station

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Vallejo

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Sutter Creek Rio Vista Jackson

101 1
Muir Woods
San Rafael

680 88 12

San Pablo Bay
580 80
Berkeley

780 4 24
Concord Walnut Creek

Lodi
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Angels Camp

San Francisco
Pacifica
SFO

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680

Oakland
Alameda Hayward

Jamestown

580

Stockton

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Half Moon Bay

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Pleasanton

Livermore
205 880 84 680
Fremont

Oakdale Manteca

Chinese Camp

TO YOSEMITE

101 84
Woodside

580

Sonora

Palo Alto

Ba
y

Modesto

Santa Clara

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San Jose
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Santa Cruz
Capitola

Morgan Hill

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Gilroy

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Watsonville Moss Landing

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Chowchilla

Monterey Bay
156 99

Monterey
Pacific Grove

Salinas
68 101
TO PASO ROBLES & SAN LUIS OBISPO

Carmel

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TO BIG SUR & MORRO BAY

Gonzales

TO LOS ANGELES

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TABLE OF CONTENTS | WINE COUNTRY THIS WEEK
24 ON THE COVER

JULY 16, 2010 – ISSUE 29 – VOLUME 29

St. Francis Winery & Vineyards

ON THE COVER St. Francis Winery & Vineyards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
St. Francis Winery’s Roasted Merguez Meatball with Dry Creek Valley Petite Sirah

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WINE COUNTRY NEWS Wineology by Len Napolitano . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Wine Country Calendar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-17¡ WINERY FEATURE SPECIAL COUPONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16 WINE COUNTRY GETAWAYS Overnight Accommodations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26

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SUISUN VALLEY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30-31 Suisun Valley Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 NAPA VALLEY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32-43 St. Helena Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32 Downtown Napa Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32 Calistoga . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36-37 Yountville . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Napa Valley Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40-41 Napa Valley Fine Art . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 SONOMA COUNTY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44-57 Sonoma County Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44-45 Russian River Area Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Geyserville Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .46 Healdsburg Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 Santa Rosa Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .51 Sonoma Valley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .52-57 Sonoma Valley Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .52 Sonoma Plaza . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .55 Glen Ellen & Kenwood Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .57 MENDOCINO & LAKE COUNTIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58-59 Lake & Mendocino Counties Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58

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Napa Cellars

NAPA VALLEY FINE ART

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A Triumph at RASgalleries

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LIVERMORE VALLEY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Livermore Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 LODI/WOODBRIDGE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Lodi/Woodbridge Area Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61

WINEMAKER PROFILE

NORTHERN CENTRAL COAST . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62-65 Monterey Bay/Santa Cruz Mountains Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Salinas Valley Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 SIERRAS/FOOTHILLS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 Sierra Foothills Wineries Maps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 WINERY LISTINGS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .66-78

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Wineology

INTELLIGENCE FOR THE WINE CONSUMER by Len Napolitano

How does wine get so many different flavors?
From simple white wines to complex red wines, the source of the primary flavors in wine is the grape itself. Every grape varietal comes with its own “default” flavor profile – the most common flavors produced by the grape when it is fermented. This is also known as the true varietal character of the wine. For example, you’ll notice apple and pear flavors virtually every time in Chardonnay, blackcurrant in Cabernet Sauvignon, and red and black cherry flavors in Pinot Noir. These characteristics are pretty typical of wines made from these grapes, regardless of where the wine is made and who makes it. Beyond the true varietal characteristics of a grape, it is the subtle differences in winemaking and location of the vineyard that makes one Chardonnay vary from another Chardonnay. The vineyard soil, elevation, exposure to wind, proximity to cool ocean breezes, time exposed to morning fog – even the direction the vine rows are planted in relation to the sun, all have a hand in the final flavors of the wine. The full gamut, and complexity, of flavors in a wine are also impacted by decisions made in the vineyard and inside the winery. Deciding when to pick grapes is just one example. Harvesting early adds a more crisp acidity to the wine’s texture. Picking later will add richer fruitiness, and a higher alcohol level, both of which give a greater impression of sweetness. A wine’s flavor is also influenced by using oak barrels either in the fermentation or aging of the wine, or both. Wood barrels make two large contributions to the wine’s flavor and texture. First, it helps to soften a wine’s acidity by allowing malolactic fermentation to take place. This is a second phase of fermentation, after alcohol fermentation, that converts tart, apple-like acid into softer acid, like that found in milk. Second, oak barrels also darken a wine’s color add a hint of vanilla, as well as a sweet fragrance to its bouquet, and add volume to the wine on the palate. Many California Chardonnay wines that are barrel fermented and barrel aged will exhibit these characteristics. Technically, flavors come about through the natural creation and interaction of chemical compounds during the growth stages of the grape, the fermentation process, and the aging period. Wine, like all living things, changes over time, in reaction to its environment, but its original characteristics come through just about every time.
Len Napolitano lives in San Luis Obispo County and is certified in wine by the Society of Wine Educators, Wine & Spirits Education Trust and Chicago Wine School and continually gains knowledge from his frequent contact with California winemakers. More information is on his website, www.wineology.com. Send your questions about wine to: wineologist@earthlink.net or by mail to Len Napolitano in care of Wine Country This Week magazine. Wineology is a registered trademark of Len Napolitano.

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Quality Wines All Under $25 at Wine Garage, Calistoga
Hidden next to a dilapidated ’40s-era former filling station on Highway 29 in Calistoga lies the Wine Garage. A unique wine shop in Napa Valley that retails all wine in the store under $25. Sound crazy? Its true. And the proprietors Todd and Joy Miller, have hit on a niche in the Valley that had been very missed by the locals there. “There are a lot of winemakers here that can’t afford to drink the wine they make” says Miller. “That’s crazy, yes, but who can afford to drink a $65 bottle with dinner every night?” Many people miss the Wine Garage on the first try upvalley, but the search is well worth it. Miller stocks wine from all of California’s wine growing regions including an large assortment from Napa and Sonoma counties and other California appellations. When he first sought out buying the initial inventory, “I enlisted a local farmer buddy and his 15-foot box van and off we went all over California hunting down the deals. I tried to seek out the small producers who didn’t have distributors so I could pass the savings on to my customers.” And Miller did just that. His store is stocked with high-quality juice all under $25 and all are unique. Most labels in the shop are unrecognizable – but all pass the same test; everything passes over Miller’s lips before he makes a buy. “If I don’t love it, I don’t buy it, period. Sometimes I will taste over a hundred wines in one day, load up the truck and haul it up to Calistoga, unload at the store, and maybe I will crawl in bed by 3 a.m. Needless to say my buddy bowed out of the deal after their second trip. I initially recruited him on a ‘hey lets go wine tasting in Santa Barbara’ until he realized how much work it entailed. Poor guy, he had to be at the farm at 5 in the morning.” It is all worth it. Millers’ customers love him. He has a unique ability to hear a verbal description of a customer’s favorite wine and translate that into a recommendation for sometimes a third of the cost. “I have people all over the country that use me as their local wine shop. I ship right to their door – and the cost of the shipping is a drop in the bucket compared to what they save on the cost of the wine. Miller gets deals on Napa wine too. “I have winemakers from small wineries stop in every week saying ‘I have something that will fit into the store,’ if they only have 15 or 25 cases of an end-of-vintage wine – I am the perfect outlet for them.” So head up to the Wine Garage and check out the best deals in the Valley at 1020 Foothill Blvd (Hwy 29), Calistoga, CA 94515. For more information, call (707) 942-5332. You can also check out the website at winegarage.net.

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NAPA VALLEY
ONGOING Joseph Phelps Vineyards: Tastings & Seminars An opportunity to participate in a wide range of excellent seminars. 1 ½ hours 11am daily; 2:30pm, Monday-Friday & 2pm, Saturday & Sunday. $40 free for wine club members, RSVP 707-967-3720, details www.jpvwines.com · Insignia Blending · Le Nez · Tasting Terroir · Wine Appreciation · Cool California (Freestone Chardonnay & Pinot Noir) · Barrel seminars (Napa Valley Cab) ONGOING WEEKENDS EXCEPT 4TH WEEKEND Wine Component Tasting Seminar at Merryvale Vineyards St. Helena, 10:30am-12:30pm, $20, free/club members 707-963-7777, www.merryvale.com EVERY 4TH WEEKEND Wine & Food Pairing Seminar at Merryvale Vineyards 10:30am-12:30pm, $20, free/club members, St. Helena 707-963-7777, www.merryvale.com ONGOING Napa Valley Wine Train Napa, 800-427-4124, www.winetrain.com • July 15: Wine Education Dinner • July 16: Vintners Lunch, Larkmead Vineyards • July 22: Murder Mystery • July 25: Moonlight Escape, Full Thunder Moon • July 29: Wine Education Dinner ONGOING Napa Valley Opera House 1030 Main Street, Napa, 707-226-7372, www.nvoh.org • July 7-9: bash: three plays by Neil LaBute • July 16: Ziggy Marley, Family Time ONGOING Live at Uptown Theatre Napa, 707-259-0123, www.uptowntheatrenapa.com • July 14: Leon Russell • July 15: Brian Regan • July 16: Keb’ Mo’ • July 21: Lyle Lovett and his Large Band • July 24: Toad the Wet Sprocket • July 31: Squeeze & The English Beat ONGOING Friday Night Winemaker Events Napa, JV Wine & Spirits, 5-7pm, $2, 707-253-2624, www.jvwine.com • July 16: Bastille Day ONGOING 8th Annual Sterling Silver Screen Series Sterling Vineyards, Calistoga, 7pm, $10, $5/kids www.sterlingvineyards.com, 707-942-3322 • July 17: Jaws • July 31: Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein ONGOING Robert Mondavi Summer Music Festival Oakville, www.robertmondavi.com, 888-RMWJAZZ • July 16: Ziggy Marley • July 17: Afro-Cuban All Stars • July 24: Chris Botti ONGOING Buon Amici Members & Guests Benessere Vineyards, St. Helena,10am-4:30pm 707-963-5853, www.benesserevineyards.com • Members Only New Release Tastings • Barrel Tastings by appointment • Vertical Tastings by appointment • Wine & Cheese Pairing by appointment ONGOING Jefferson House Reserve Room Tasting at Monticello Vineyards Napa, Reserve Wine Seminar, Corley Family Napa Valley $25 RSVP 707-253-2802 x18, www.CorleyFamilyNapaValley.com ONGOING V. Sattui Winery St. Helena, 9am-6pm, no appt. necessary, 707-963-7774, www.vsattui.com • Classic tasting, daily, $5 • Premium tasting, daily, $10 • Food & wine pairing, Mon-Thu, $18 • Artisan chocolate & wine pairing, Sat-Sun, $25 • Italian Marketplace with 200+ cheeses • Deli with panini, sandwiches, crabcakes & more • Weekend BBQ, wood-fired pizza, oysters, mozzarella bar • 2 ½ acres of tree-shaded picnic grounds ONGOING Visitor Programs at Robert Mondavi Winery For details, 888-RMONDAVI x2, www.robertmondavi.com • The Signature Tour & Tasting • The Wine Tasting Basics • The Exclusive Cellar Tasting • Tasting Beyond the Basics • The “Harvest of Joy” Tour & Lunch ONGOING Reserve Tour & Tasting at Sterling Vineyards Calistoga, 11am, Private tasting in the Reserve Room after the tour, $45 800-726-6136, www.sterlingvineyards.com ONGOING Tours & Tasting at ZD Wines Rutherford, RSVP 800-487-7757, www.zdwines.com • Traditional Tasting, $10, daily 10am-4pm • Premier Tasting, $15, daily 10am-4pm • Private Group Tasting, $20, by appt • Cellar Tour & Tasting, $25, 1pm weekends & holidays, M-F by appt • Vineyard View Tasting, $40, Sat-Sun 11am, M-F by appt • Abacus Tasting, $600 for 4-6 people, by appt • Wine Train, $180 ONGOING Tastings at Silverado Vineyards Napa, 707-259-6611, 800-997-1770x611, www.silveradovineyards.com • Saddleblock Vineyard Tasting, $75 • Library Tasting, $75 • Daily Tasting Room Flights, Estate/$10, Premier/$20 • Public Tours & Tasting, 10:30am & 2:30pm, $15 • Private Tour and or Tasting, 15-25 guests, $20/tour, $25/tour & tasting ONGOING Vineyard & Winery Tours at Raymond Vineyards St. Helena, 11am (by appt), $15, Group tours available (by appt) 800-525-2659x620, www.raymondvineyards.com ONGOING Wine Tasting Experiences at Benessere Vineyards St. Helena, 707-963-5853x105, www.benesserevineyards.com, by appt • Personalized Wine Flights, daily, $10 • Vineyards Walking Tour & Tasting, M-W, 10:30am, $15 • Fudge Pairing Experience, Sun, 10:30am, $15 • Barrel Tasting, RSVP, Tues, Sat-Sun, 11am, $20 • Barrel Tasting & Current Release, Tues, Sat-Sun, 11am, $25 • Barrel Tasting & Vertical, Tues, Sat-Sun, 11am, $25 • Group Tasting, Sat-Sun, 1:30pm, $15 ONGOING Tours & Tastings at Andretti Winery Napa , 877-386-5070x222, www.andrettiwinery.com • Individual Tastings, $12 • Private Winery Tour & Tasting, $15/tour, $20/tour & tasting • Food & Wine Pairing • Vineyard Tour • Blending Class • Wine Sensory Seminar 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 707-963-2784, www.grgich.com ONGOING Tastings & Tours at Artesa Winery Napa, RSVP, 877-224-8309, www.artesawinery.com • Vino con Queso, Wine & Cheese Experience, $40 • Daily Guided Tours • Vines & Wines, A Vineyard Tour, $40 ONGOING Tours & Tasting at Black Stallion Winery Napa, 10am-5pm, 707-253-1400, www.blackstallionwinery.com • Regular tasting, $10 • Reserve tasting, $35, Sat-Sun Artisan cheese additional $7.50/person ONGOING Educational Tours & Wine Tasting at Castello di Amorosa Calistoga, 707-967-6272, RSVP, www.castellodiamorosa.com • Regular tour & tasting, $25-$40 • Reserve tour & tasting, $35-$50 • Tasting only, $10-$25 • Young adult tours, $15-$20 • Napa Valley Neighbor Program • Private VIP tours ONGOING The Ultimate Flight Long Meadow Ranch, St. Helena,A true farm-to-table experience at Logan-Ives House, 11am, RSVP, $35, www.longmeadowranch.com, 707-963-4555 EVERY SATURDAY ZD Wines: Wine & Cheese Seminar Rutherford, Includes visit to Wine Library & Cellar, 11am, $40 800-487-7757 x107, 707-963-5188, www.zdwines.com EVERY SUNDAY Sensory Component Tasting at ZD Wines Rutherford, 11am by appointment only, $20, 707-963-5188, www.zdwines.com EVERY SATURDAY Chocolate & Red Wine Saturdays at Bennett Lane Winery Calistoga, 10am-5pm, www.bennettlane.com, 707-942-6684 ONGOING SATURDAYS Napa Riverwalk with Historian George Webber 2 hour tour with tales & lore of old town Napa, 10am, $20, 707-251-8500 JULY 15, 29, AUGUST 5, 19, 26 Barrel Ends: Evening Conversations at the CIA The Culinary Institute at Greystone, St. Helena, 6-7:30pm www.ciaprochef.com/winestudies, 707-967-2568, $25/adv, $30 JULY 17 28th Annual Home Winemakers Classic The Groezinger Estate, Yountville, 4-6:30pm, $45/adv, $50 707-255-6372, www.drycreek.org JULY 23 Sunsets on the Silverado Bench at William Hill Winery Napa, 5:30pm-dusk, complimentary, RSVP www.williamhillestate.com, 707-265-3024 JULY 24 Wine Dinner with Mike Grgich of Grgich Hills Barbersq, Napa, 707-224-6600, www.barbersq.com JULY 31 Festa Italiana at V. Sattui Winery A Mid-Summer Italian Festival, St. Helena, 6:30-9:30pm, $69/members, $79 707-963-7774, www.vsattui.com

SONOMA COUNTY
ONGOING SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS Wine & Food Sampling at Hop Kiln Russian River Valley, Visit the historic tasting room to enjoy delicious wine & sample over 80 food items in their gourmet marketplace, 10am-5pm 707-433-6491, www.hopkilnwinery.com ONGOING Vineyard Walk & Photography Workshop at B.R. Cohn Winery Glen Ellen, 10am-1pm, $45, $35/members 707-931-7924x123, www.brcohn.com ONGOING Exclusive Wine & Cheese Tasting at B.R. Cohn Winery Glen Ellen, 11am & 3pm, $25, $20/members 707-931-7924x123, www.brcohn.com ONGOING 20th Annual Summer Concert Series at Rodney Strong Vineyards Healdsburg, www.omegaevents.com/rodneystrong, 707-869-1595x4 • Aug 7: Dave Koz & Jonathan Butler – Together Again Tour featuring Sheila E.

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ONGOING Friday Night Music at Sebastiani Winery Sonoma, 6:30-9:30pm, 800-888-5532x3230, www.sebastiani.com • July 16: Mary Jenson • July 30: Jon Poppenoe Blues Band ONGOING Wells Fargo Center for the Arts Santa Rosa, 707-546-3600, wellsfargocenterarts.org • July 20: Lyle Lovett • July 27: Jamie Cullum • July 28: REO Speedwagon • July 30: Michael McDonald • July 31: John Legend ONGOING Live Shows at Hopmonk Tavern Sebastopol, 707-829-7300, www.hopmonk.com • July 16: New Monsoon • July 23: Garaj Mahal ONGOING Taste & Twirl at Jacuzzi Family Vineyard Dance class & wine tasting!, Sonoma, 3-5pm, $20, $35/couple www.jacuzziwines.com, 707-931-7575 • July 25: Fox Trot & Waltz ONGOING THURSDAYS Thirsty Thursdays at Anaba Sonoma, Enjoy complimentary cheese & crackers to pair with your wine tasting. 4-5:30pm, 707-996-4188, www.anabawines.com ONGOING SUNDAYS Domaine Carneros Sparkling Brunch at the Fairmont Mission Inn & Spa Sonoma, 9am-1pm, 707-938-9000, www.fairmont.com.sonoma ONGOING Terroir & History Tour at Chateau St. Jean Kenwood, A visit to Chateau St. Jean lifts all of your senses. Complimentary, 11am-2pm, 707-833-4134, www.chateaustjean.com ONGOING Wine & Food Pairing at Kendall-Jackson Fulton, Special reserve food & wine tasting, 10am-4pm, $25 707-571-7500, www.kj.com ONGOING MONDAY-SATURDAY Robert Young Estate Winery Vineyard Tours & Tasting in a Remodeled Grape Gondola Geyserville, 11:30am, $10, box lunch for $20, 707-431-4811, www.ryew.com ONGOING WEEKENDS Wine & Chocolate Pairings at Fritz Winery Cloverdale, 10:30am-4:30pm, $5 tasting fee covers the pairing 707-894-3389, www.fritzwinery.com ONGOING Wine Experiences at Chateau St. Jean Kenwood, Ten person minimum, 2 hours, $50, by appointment 707-833-4134x5258, www.chateaustjean.com • Cinq Cépages Blending Seminar, Eight person minimum, 2 hours, $75 • Cinq Cépages Component Tasting, Eight person minimum, 1.5 hours, $25 • Private VIP Wine Tasting, 10:30am, 1 & 3pm, $25, 1 hour • Box Lunch Prgram with Tour ONGOING Tours, Tastings & Seminars at St. Francis Winery Santa Rosa, Ten person minimum, Call for more information & reservations 888-675-WINE(9463)x255, www.stfranciswinery.com • Winery Tour & Tasting, 1.5 hours, $25 • Vineyards Tour & Tasting, 1 hour, $20 • Blending Seminar, 1.5 hour, $65 ONGOING Guided Winery Tours at Gloria Ferrer Sonoma, 11am, 1 & 3pm, $10, 707-996-7256, www.gloriaferrer.com EVERY OTHER WEDNESDAY The Art of Winemaking Workshop Petroni Vineyards, Sonoma, 10:30am-12pm 707-935-8311, www.petronivineyards.com

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LAST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH 50 Mile AV Vintner's Dining Glen Ellen, Barrel tasting & Old Vine Pinot Noir & Syrahs from Ashton Vineyard. Foods sourced locally. 4-7PM, RSVP, 707-935-3456, ashtonwines.com 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,707-833-5504, www.mayofamilywinery.com ONGOING TUESDAYS THROUGH AUGUST 10 Summer Nights on the Green: Tuesday Night Kid Movie Series Windsor Town Green, Windsor, 15 minutes after sunsetwww.starrymovienights.com, 707-838-1260 • July 20: Alvin and the Chipmunks Squeakquel • July 27: Tooth Fairy ONGOING FRIDAYS THROUGH AUGUST 27 Movies in the Park Live entertainment at 6:30pm, movie at dusk, Lucchesi Park, Petaluma, free www.petalumamovies.com, 707-778-4380 ONGOING THURSDAYS THROUGH AUGUST Summer Nights on the Green: Thursday Night Concerts & Farmers’ Market Windsor Town Green, Windsor, 5-8pm, www.townofwindsor.com, 707-838-1260 • July 22: Tommy Castro • July 29: Pride & Joy ONGOING SUNDAYS THROUGH OCTOBER 10 3rd Annual Live From the Middle Reach Summer Concert Series C. Donatiello Winery, Healdsburg, 1-4pm, free www.cdonatiello.com, 800-433-8296 ONGOING WEDNESDAYS THROUGH OCTOBER 27 Wine & Sunsets in Paradise Paradise Ridge Winery, Santa Rosa, 6pm www.prwinery.com, 707-528-WINE ONGOING SATURDAYS THROUGH OCTOBER Pizza Café at Simi Winery Healdsburg, Weather permitting, www.simiwinery.com, 707-473-3213 JULY 15 1st Annual St. Francis Summer Film Festival: Chinatown Santa Rosa, 7:30pm, 866-675-WINE, free, www.stfranciswinery.com JULY 16-18, 23-25 Cats – The Raven Players Raven Theater, Healdsburg, 707-433-6335, www.ravenplayers.org JULY 16-18, 23-25, 30-31 Last Hurrah of Horace Packard Sonoma Community Center, Sonoma, www.sonomastageworks.org JULY 16 24th Annual Winemaker Dinner Series featuring Kosta Browne & Trecini Cellars Bay View Restaurant, Inn at the Tides, Bodega Bay, 7pm, $120 www.InnattheTides.com, 800-541-7788 JULY 16 Perfectly Pinot at Gloria Ferrer Sonoma, 10:30am-12pm, $30, RSVP, www.gloriaferrer.com, 707-933-1939 JULY 16 Friday Night Music with Brian Thrall Michel-Schlumberger, Healdsburg, 5-8pm, $5, 707-433-7427 JULY 16 Summer Concert Series Hanna Winery, Healdsburg, 6-8pm, free 707-431-4310x111, www.hannawinery.com JULY 16-18, 23-25 Shakespeare on the Green: Romeo and Juliet Windsor Town Green, Windsor, 7pm, www.townofwindsor.com, 707-838-1260 JULY 17 Summer Open House at Sausal Winery Healdsburg, 11am-4pm, 800-500-2285, www.sausalwinery.com JULY 17 Cline Cellars 14th Annual Dixieland Jazz & Wine Festival Sonoma, 11am-6pm, $25/adv, $30, 707-940-4025, www.clinecellars.com JULY 17 3rd Annual Luau Amphora Style Amphora Winery, Healdsburg, 5-7pm 707-431-7767, www.amphorawines.com JULY 17 Summer Garden Luncheon Alexander Valley Vineyards, Healdsburg, 11:30am, $50 707-433-7209, www.avwines.com JULY 17 Annual Salsa BBQ Martin Ray Winery, Santa Rosa, 5:30-8:30pm 707-823-2404, www.martinraywinery.com JULY 17 The Red & White Ball Sonoma Plaza, Sonoma, 6-9pm, $75 www.theredandwhiteball.com, 707-996-3885 JULY 17 2nd Annual Ravenswood Tattoo “Coming Out” Party Ravenswood Winery, Sonoma, 11am-4pm, 707-938-1960 JULY 17 Oyster & Wine Pairing Robledo Family Winery, Sonoma, 12-2pm, RSVP www.robledofamilywinery.com, 707-939-6903 JULY 17 Summer Paella Party Little Vineyards, Glen Ellen, 4pm, RSVP www.littlevineyards.com, 707-996-2750 JULY 17-18 Vault’s Cellar Door – Rare Older Gems Chateau St. Jean, Kenwood, 10am-5pm 707-833-4134x4134, www.chateaustjean.com JULY 17, 24 Midsummer Mozart Festival Gundlach Bundschu Winery, Sonoma, 6:30pm www.midsummermozart.org, 707-938-5277 JULY 17-18 Duncans Mills Civil War Days Duncans Mills, 831-751-6978 JULY 18 Bocce Tournament De La Montanya Winery, Healdsburg, 12-3pm www.dlmwine.com, 707-433-3711 JULY 22 Winemaker Dinner Series: Anaba Santé Restaurant, Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa, Sonoma www.fairmont.com/sonoma, 707-939-2415 JULY 23 Reds, Whites & Tunes at Roots in Sonoma CornerStone, Sonoma, 5-8pm, free, www.rootsinsonoma.com, 707-934-4090 JULY 23 Friday Night Music with Doug Lipton Michel-Schlumberger, Healdsburg, $5, 707-433-7427, 5-8pm JULY 24 1st Annual Wine & Swine Sbragia Family Vineyards, Geyserville, www.sbragia.com, 707-473-2992x10 JULY 24 3rd Annual Lobster Feed Harvest Moon Estate & Winery, Santa Rosa6-9pm 707-573-8711, www.harvestmoonwinery.com JULY 24 Rivertown Revival Downtown Petaluma, 10am-6pm, 707-763-7756 JULY 24 Hot Graton Nights Car Show & BBQ Graton Ridge Cellars, Sebastopol, 11am-4pm, 707-823-3040 JULY 24 Summer Lobster Boil Nicholson Ranch Winery, Sonoma, 6:30-10pm, $115, $95/members www.nicholsonranch.com, 707-938-8822 JULY 24 Jewels & J Artist Dilek Sezen’s handcrafted jewelry & J wines! J Vineyards & Winery Healdsburg, 11am-5pm, $10/members, $25, 707-431-3646, www.jwine.com JULY 24 Dry Creek Zinfandel Blending Seminar & BBQ Lunch Quivira Vineyards & Winery, Healdsburg, 11am-2pm 707-431-8354, www.quivirawine.com, RSVP JULY 24-25 18th Annual Catalan Festival at Gloria Ferrer Sonoma, Live Spanish guitar & flamenco dancing, food demos & more! 11am-4pm, $50, $42.50/members & under 21 www.gloriaferrer.com, 707-933-1999 JULY 25 Pizza on the Patio De La Montanya Winery, Healdsburg, 12-4pm www.dlmwine.com, 707-433-3711, $15/pizza JULY 27 – AUGUST 8 Sonoma County Fair – Grape Escape Horse racing, flower show, carnival, entertainment & much more! Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Santa Rosa, 707-545-4200, www.sonomacountyfair.com JULY 30 Friday Night Music with Tumbao Michel-Schlumberger, Healdsburg, 5-8pm, $5, 707-433-7427 JULY 31 Members Only Vineyard Tour & Luncheon at Sausal Winery Healdsburg, 11am-4pm, 800-500-2285, www.sausalwinery.com JULY 31 Collector’s Circle Lobster Feed at Rodney Strong Healdsburg, 6-9pm, 800-678-4763, www.rodneystrong.com JULY 31 3rd Annual Lobster Feed at St Francis Winery Santa Rosa, Patrons Classic & Prestige Member Event, 6:30pm $110/members, $135/guest, www.stfranciswinery.com, 800-650-5437, RSVP JULY 31 Flavor Palate & Sparkling Wines: An Appetizing Seminar at Gloria Ferrer Sonoma, 10:30am-12pm, $25, RSVP, www.gloriaferrer.com, 707-933-1939

LAKE/MENDOCINO
ONGOING THROUGH JULY 24 Mendocino Music Festival Mendocino Headlands, Mendocino, 707-937-4041, www.mendocinomusic.com JULY 17-18 Summers Arts & Crafts Fair Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, 10am-5pm, free www.mendocinoartcenter.org, 707-937-5818 JULY 24 Concert in the Vineyard Series: Lydia Pense & Cold Blood & The Lake County Stimulus Package Moore Family Winery, Kelseyville, 6pm, $15 707-738-0507, www.moorefamilywinery.com

BAY AREA
SAN FRANCISCO
ONGOING The Walt Disney Family Museum The Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco 415-345-6816, www.waltdisney.org • Ongoing through July 31: Film, The Parent Trap • July 18: The Happiest Places on Earth, A Look at Disney Parks Around the Globe • July 23-25: Look Closer, Photo of Walt & the Mills Family at Disneyland ONGOING SUNDAYS THROUGH AUGUST 22 Stern Grove Music Festival Sigmund Stern Grove, San Francisco, 2pm, free 415-252-6252, www.sterngrove.org JULY 20 Benziger Biodynamic Sonoma Dinner Campton Place, San Francisco, Tasting & Dinner with Kathy Benziger $125, 415-955-5574, Richard.Dean@tajhotels.com JULY 31 Fiesta Filipina Civic Center Plaza, San Francisco, www.fiestafilipinausa.net, 650-871-6647

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MARIN COUNTY
ONGOING Film Night in the Park www.filmnight.org, 415-272-2756, 8pm, $6, $3/kids • July 23: The Blob, San Anselmo • July 24: Harry Potter & The Half-Blood Prince, San Anselmo • July 30: Fantastic Mr. Fox, San Anselmo • July 31: Jaws, San Anselmo JULY 17-18 San Anselmo Art & Wine Festival San Anselmo Ave, San Anselmo, 10am-6pm www.sananselmochamber.org, 415-454-2510 ONGOING WEEKENDS Vintner Series at the Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay, 650-712-7000, www.ritzcarlton/hmb • July: Chateau Montelena • Aug: Joseph Phelps Vineyards JULY 17 Petroglyph & Wine Tasting The Mountain Winery, Saratoga, 11am-4pm 408-741-2822, www.mountainwinery.com JULY 17-18 24th Annual Connoisseurs’ Marketplace Santa Cruz Ave, Menlo Park, Live music, arts & crafts, food, wine & more! 10am-6pm, www.miramarevents.com, 650-325-2818 JULY 18 Pets & Pinot Wine Tasting The Mountain Winery, Saratoga, 11am-4pm 408-741-2822, www.mountainwinery.com ONGOING THROUGH AUGUST 7 Stanford Jazz Festival Stanford University, Stanford, 650-736-0324, www.stanfordjazz.org JULY 15, 22, 29 Time for Wine Clos LaChance, San Martin, 5-9pm, www.clos.com, 800-487-9463 JULY 17-18 Los Altos Arts & Wine Festival Downtown Los Altos, 10am-6pm, www.downtownlosaltos.org, 650-949-5282

ALAMEDA COUNTY
ONGOING Dancing Under the Stars Jack London Square, Oakland, 8:30-10pm www.jacklondonsquare.com, 415-806-7155 • July 23: American Tango • July 30: Foxtrot ONGOING Waterfront Flicks Market Lawn, Jack London Square, Oakland, Sundown www.jacklondonsquare.com, 415-806-7155 • July 22: Star Trek The Future Begins JULY 31 Urban Wine Experience Pavilion Building, Jack London Square, Oakland, 12-3pm www.jacklondonsquare.com, 415-806-7155

SAN MATEO COUNTY
ONGOING Summer Concert Series at The Mountain Winery Saratoga, 408-741-2822, www.mountainwinery.com • July 18: An Evening with The Beach Boys • July 19: Barenaked Ladies • July 20: Jamie Cullum • July 22: Lyle Lovett & His Large Band • July 23: Aziz Ansari Mature Content • July 26: Martina McBride • July 27: Pat Benatar/REO Speedwagon with Edwin McCain • July 29: Kenny Loggins • July 30: Squeeze/English Beat • July 31: Michael McDonald with Chaka Khan

SANTA CLARA COUNTY
ONGOING Tasting Room Tuesdays Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association, The Fairmont San Jose San Jose, 5-7pm, www.fairmont.com, 800-441-1414 • July 20, 27: Dominico Winery • Aug 3, 10: Santa Cruz Mountain Vineyard

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CONTRA COSTA COUNTY
ONGOING FRIDAYS Friday Night Tastings at Prima Walnut Creek, 5:30-7pm, $20, $10/members www.primivini.com, 925-735-7780 ONGOING SATURDAYS Saturday Night Tastings at Prima Walnut Creek, 3-5pm, $20, $10/members www.primaristorante.com, 925-935-7780 ONGOING Movies Under the Stars Hannah Nicole Vineyards, Brentwood www.hnvwines.com, 925-240-9463x106 • July 14: The Devil Wears Prada • July 23: The American President JULY 30 Dinner with Mike Grgich of Grgich Hills Lafayette Park Hotel, Lafayette, 925-283-3700 ONGOING Films in the Forest Outdoor Forest Theater, Carmel, dusk, $6 www.filmsintheforest-carmel.org, 831-626-1681 • July 13: The Present • July 14: Beetlejuice • July 15: Shaped • July 20: Harold & Maude • July 21: Mamma Mia • July 22: Shrek • July 27: Hotels for Dogs • July 28: Michael Jackson’s This is It • July 29: Arthur ONGOING THIRD THURSDAYS Monterey Museum of Art Monterey, Evening of music, wine and hors d'oeuvres, 5-7pm, 831-372-5477 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 TUESDAY Focus on Monterey County Wines Cepage Wine Bar, Rancho Cellars, Carmel, 3-8pm 831-625-5646, www.ranchocellars.com ONGOING TUESDAY - SATURDAY Oya Salon and Ventana Vineyards Wine and Cheese Event Monterey, 2pm on. Oya patrons can sample Ventana Vineyards award winning wines. Wines change monthly. 831-372-7415x213, Ventana 831-656-0570 ONGOING FRIDAYS Fromage Fridays at Taste Morgan Carmel, A special cheese sampling paired with wine. 3-5pm 831-626-3700, www.morganwinery.com ONGOING SUNDAYS Library Sundays at Taste Morgan Carmel , An opportunity to taste some older wines from the cellar. 2-5pm 831-626-3700, www.morganwinery.com ONGOING THROUGH JULY 25 Alice in Wonderland Forest Theater, Carmel, www.foresttheaterguild.org, 831-626-1681 ONGOING THROUGH AUGUST 19 Circo Brazil Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Santa Cruz www.beachboardwalk.com, 831-426-7433 ONGOING WEDNESDAYS THROUGH AUGUST 25 Jazz on the Plazz Town Plaza, Los Gatos, 6:30-8:30pm, free 408-354-1155, www.jazzontheplazz.com FRIDAYS THROUGH AUGUST Fresco Friday’s Lunch Bargetto Winery, Soquel, 12-2pm, 831-475-2258x11, www.bargetto.com ONGOING THURSDAYS THROUGH AUGUST Thursday Night Music Series Bargetto Winery, Soquel, 6-8pm, 831-475-2258x11, www.bargetto.com ONGOING FRIDAYS THROUGH SEPTEMBER 3 Free Friday Night Bands on the Beach Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Santa Cruz, www.beachboardwalk.com ONGOING THROUGH OCTOBER 24 Land & Sea: Paintings and Photographs of Monterey & Beyond Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey, www.montereyart.org, 831-372-5477 ONGOING SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS THROUGH SEPTEMBER 5 Monterey Bay Aquarium Evenings by the Bay Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey, 6-8pm www.montereybayaquarium.org, 831-648-4800 JULY 15-18 California Rodeo Salinas Sports Complex, Salinas, www.carodeo.com, 831-775-3100

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LIVERMORE
ONGOING Bankhead Theatre Livermore Valley performing Arts Center, Livermore 925-373-6800, www.livermoreperformingarts.org • July 23-25, 30-31: Joseph’s Technicolor Dreamcoat • Aug 1, 6-8: Joseph’s Technicolor Dreamcoat ONGOING Concerts in the Park Lions Wayside Park, Livermore, 7-8:30pm, free www.pleasantondowntown.net, 925-484-2199 • July 23: Tommy and The 4 Speeds • July 30: Houserockers ONGOING Summer Concert Series Wente Vineyards, Livermore, www.wentevineyards.com • July 20: Barenaked Ladies JULY 15-18, 23, 25, 31 Livermore Shakespeare Festival: The Real Thing Concannon Vineyard, Livermore, www.livermoreshakes.org, 800-838-3006 JULY 17 BYOM (Bring Your Own Meal) & Bluegrass Music Cedar Mountain Winery, Livermore, 6-9pm, $5 www.cedarmountainwinery.com, 925-273-6636 JULY 17 Canolli Festival Tamás Estates, Livermore, 6-8pm, $30 www.tamasestates.com, 925-456-2380, RSVP JULY 22 Taste of Terroir Palm Event Center, Livermore, 6-9pm, www.lvwine.org, 925-447-9463 JULY 23 La Luna at Murrieta’s Well Livermore, 925-456-2390, www.murrietaswell.com JULY 23 Mansion Winetaster Dinner Elliston Vineyards, Sunol, 6:30-9:30pm, $85 www.elliston.com, 925-862-2377 JULY 24, 30, AUGUST 1, 6-7 Livermore Shakespeare Festival: Romeo & Juliet Concannon Vineyard, Livermore, www.livermoreshakes.org, 800-838-3006 JULY 25 Blues Music & Dancing in the Vineyards Chouinard Vineyards, Castro Valley, 4:30-8:30pm, $40/car www.chouinard.com, 510-582-9900 Elliston Vineyards, Sunol, www.elliston.com, 925-862-2377

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JULY 15 – AUGUST 15 Yeah, Yeah, Yeah – A Beatles Concert Celebration Golden Bough Theatre, Carmel, 7:30pm, www.pacrep.org, 831-622-0100 JULY 16-31 73rd Annual Carmel Bach Festival Various locations on Monterey Peninsula, www.bachfestival.org, 831-624-2046 JULY 16, 23, AUGUST 13 Twilight Evening Cookout & Hike Roaring Camp Railroads, Felton, $25, www.roaringcamp.com, 831-335-4484 JULY 17 Lavender Harvest Celebration Bernardus Lodge, Carmel Valley, 11am-2pm 888-648-9463, www.bernardus.com JULY 17, 24, AUGUST 14 Santa Cruz Starlight Evenings Roaring Camp Railroads, Felton, www.roaringcamp.com, 831-335-4484 JULY 17 Santa Cruz Mountains Passport Day Santa Cruz Mountains Wineries Association, Participating wineries in Santa Cruz County, 11am-5pm, $40, www.scmwa.com, 831-685-8463 JULY 17 26th Annual La Selva Beach Art, Antique & Craft Faire La Selva Beach Clubhouse, La Selva Beach, 831-684-0214, 10am-4pm JULY 22 International Flavors of Marina The Dunes on Monterey Bay, Marina, 5:30-5:30pm www.marinachamber.com, 831-384-0466 JULY 23 Music in the Vineyard: The Patty Kistner Band Fortino Winery, Gilroy, 6:30pm 408-842-3305, www.fortinowinery.com JULY 23 Cima Collina Pinot Fridays Cima Collina, Carmel, 5-7pm, www.cimacollina.com, 831-620-0645 JULY 23 Wine, Art & Music Walk Downtown Pacific Grove, free, 6-9pm, www.pacificgrove.org, 831-373-3304 JULY 23-24 Race Nights on the Row Cannery Row, Monterey, 11am-5pm, www.canneryrow.com JULY 23-25 Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, Monterey www.laguna-seca.com, 800-327-7322 JULY 23-25 32nd Annual Gilroy Garlic Festival Christmas Hill Park, Gilroy, 10am-7pm www.gilroygarlicfestival.com, 408-842-1625 JULY 24 Music in the Vineyard: The Houserocker Fortino Winery, Gilroy, 6:30pm, 408-842-3305, www.fortinowinery.com JULY 24-25 PacRep’s TheatreFest Arts & Crafts Faire Custom House Plaza, Monterey, 9am-6pm, www.pacrep.org, 831-622-0700 JULY 24-31 Feast of Lanterns Pacific Grove, 831-649-8737, www.feast-of-lanterns.org JULY 25 Wine’d Down Sunday at Scheid Vineyards Wine Lounge Cannery Row, Monterey, 3-6pm, www.scheidvineyards.com, 831-455-9990 JULY 29 Garys’ Wine Dinner Bernardus Lodge, Carmel Valley, 6:30pm, $135 888-648-9463, www.bernardus.com JULY 30-31, AUGUST 1, 6-8 Day Out with Thomas Roaring Camp Railroads, Felton, www.roaringcamp.com, 831-335-4484

EL DORADO COUNTY
ONGOING THURSDAY - SUNDAY Private Tastings with the Winemaker Winery By the Creek, Fair Play, Taste with Charles B. Mitchell or a staff wine educator! 11am-5pm, by appointment, $25, $20/members 530-620-2402, www.winerybythecreek.com ONGOING SUNDAYS Jam Sessions Every Sunday Afternoon Fitzpatrick Winery, Fair Play, 530-620-3248, www.fitzpatrickwinery.com ONGOING FRIDAYS THROUGH OCTOBER 15 Friday Wood-Fired Oven Pizza Nights & Live Music Fitzpatrick Winery, Fair Play, 530-620-3248, www.fitzpatrickwinery.com • July 16: Anderson & Gram • July 23: The Vespertine Project • July 30: Hickory Wind ONGOING FRIDAYS THROUGH AUGUST 27 Sunset Sippin’ with Live Music Boeger Winery, Placerville, 5-8pm, $5, www.boegerwinery.com, 530-622-8094 • July 16: Acoustic Blend • July 23: Sticky Vikki & the Pinecones • July 30: Trout and Parrot JULY 16 Wine Down Friday with Live Music David Girard Vineyards, Placerville, 6-8:30pm 530-295-1833, www.davidgirardvineyards.com, free JULY 24 4th Annual Hunt for Zinman Party Perry Creek, Fair Play, 5:30-10pm, $35, $25/members www.perrycreek.com, 530-620-5175, RSVP

JULY 30 Bear Valley Music Festival Bear Valley, 800-458-1618, www.bearvalleymusic.org JULY 31 Tanner Vineyards Wine/Bike Adventure Murphys, 209-890-6244, www.getonyourmark.com JULY 31 Cajun Fe’te Dinner & Dance Party Sheep Ranch, 209-754-1774, $60, 6pm, www.calaverasarts.org

NEVADA COUNTY
ONGOING THURSDAYS THROUGH AUGUST 26 Thursday Night Marketplace Downtown Grass Valley, 6-9:30pm, www.downtowngrassvalley.com JULY 21, 28 California Summer Nights Downtown Nevada City, 6-9pm, www.downtownnevadacity.com JULY 15-18 14th Annual California WorldFest Grass Valley Fairgrounds, Grass Valley, 530-891-4098, www.worldfest.net JULY 24 Saturday Night Concert Sierra Starr Winery, Grass Valley, 530-477-8277, www.sierrastarrwine.com JULY 25 Pioneer Park Picnic Pops Concert Pioneer Park Bandshell, Nevada City, 5pm, 530-272-6228, www.nccb.org

SACRAMENTO VALLEY
ONGOING Sacramento River Train 800-866-1690, www.sacramentorivertrain.com • July 17, 24, 31: Great Train Robbery • July 17: Murder Mystery Dinner ONGOING Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts U.C. Davis, 866-754-ARTS, www.mondaviarts.org

AMADOR COUNTY
JULY 17 Tasting with the Winemaker Vertical Tasting – Sierra Legend 2005, 2006, 2007, C.G. Di Arie Vineyard Plymouth, 12-4pm, 209-245-4700, www.cgdiarie.com JULY 17, 24 Dinner in the Vineyard Avio Vineyards, Sutter Creek, 209-267-1515 JULY 24 Soleau Summer Wine & Music Il Gioiello/Morse Wines, Plymouth, www.morsewines.com

SUISUN VALLEY
JULY 17 Feral Moon Band Winterhawk Winery, Fairfield, 1-6pm, $5 www.winterhawkwinery.com, 707-428-6977 JULY 18 Jazz & Blues Concert at Mankas Gardens Vezer Family Vineyards, Suisun Valley, Featuring Mojo Jelly www.vezerfamilyvineyard.com, 707-344-0334 JULY 30 Chieftain’s Club Pick-up Vezer Family Vineyards, Suisun Valley www.vezerfamilyvineyard.com, 707-344-0334 JULY 31 Dinners in the Vines Vezer Family Vineyards, Suisun Valley www.vezerfamilyvineyard.com, 707-344-0334

CALAVERAS COUNTY
SECOND WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH Wines of the World Education Tastings Murphys Hotel, Murphys, No reservations required, everyone welcome! 5:30pm, $15, 209-736-2949 ONGOING Ironstone Vineyards Concert Series Murphys, 209-728-1251, www.ironstonevineyards.com • July 23: Faith Hill w/Special Guest • Aug 1: Pat Benatar & REO Speedwagon ONGOING Live Music at Cedar Center Arnold, 209-588-0999, www.cedarcenter.net • July 17: Crazy Ivan • July 24: Chains Required • July 31: Homemade Jam & Snail ONGOING Music in the Parks Mountain Ranch Community Park, Mountain Ranch, 6:30-8pm 209-754-1774, www.calaverasarts.org • July 14: Sourdough Slim at Greenhorn Creek, Angels Camp • July 21: Wicked Tinkers at Utica Park, Angels Camp • July 28: Tours Guides at Shutter Tree Park, Mokelumne Hill JULY 15 Murphys Classic Car Cruise Night Downtown Murphys, Murphys, 6-9pm, 209-728-9971 JULY 16-17 A Midsummer Night’s Dream Stevenot Winery, Murphys, 209-728-8422, www.murphyscreektheater.org

LODI/WOODBRIDGE
JULY 24 Full Moon BBQ Ripken Winery, Lodi, 6-9pm, 209-367-WINE

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Bottle Blending Day Camp at

JUDD’S HILL WINERY
When was the last time you went wine tasting? We’ll bet you had a great time and, if you are anything like us, tasting new wines never gets old. But, as wonderful as it is to hit the road and sample the offerings of your favorite winemakers, we’ve found a new way to get a “hands-on” experience, and take your wine country visit to the next level: Blending your own wine. Judd’s Hill Winery and MicroCrush specializes in making small lots of hand-crafted wines for their Judd’s Hill label, and for dozens of their Custom MicroCrush clients. It can take years to convert clusters of grapes into a ready-to-drink bottle of red wine. Blending finished wine, however, is a vital part of the winemaking process that can be accomplished in just an hour or two. In 2009, the Finkelstein family of Judd’s Hill had the forward-thinking idea of creating a “Bottle Blending Day Camp” experience (BBDC for short), during which visitors to their winery, located at the southern end of Napa’s Silverado Trail, can actually craft their own, personal, Napa Valley Bordeaux-style blend. The wines used for this blending experience currently include barrel lots of two Cabernet Sauvignons, each from a different vineyard, plus a Merlot and Cabernet Franc, all from Napa Valley’s intense 2008 vintage. These BBDC experiences are often led by the winery’s namesake and winemaker, Judd Finkelstein, and take about 2-½ hours to complete. During the session, Judd or another winemaker from the Judd’s Hill team, will guide blenders through the intricacies of creating a wine best suited to the tastes of the blender, explaining and demystifying the process along the way. Once a favored cuvée has been decided upon and a name is chosen, the newly minted wine-blenders will complete the process by hand-bottling, labeling and dipping the bottle tops in wax. The wine is then ready to take home the same day. It’s a great way to spend a few hours in wine country and is sure to increase any wine lover’s knowledge and appreciation for every bottle of wine they enjoy in the future. The Bottle Blending Day Camp at Judd’s Hill has several options: $195 enables you to take home three finished bottles of wine; $370 results in six bottles; $690 is a 12-bottle adventure. A 24 case, full barrel option, is also available (bottling will be at later date). Sessions can be scheduled for any day of the week, and 24 hours advanced notice is usually sufficient for groups as large as eight. Group sizes ranging from 10-60 participants can be accommodated with more advanced notice. Reservations can be made by calling the winery at (707) 255-2332 or visiting their website at www.juddshill.com.

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HAUCK CELLARS
The Best Little Bordeaux House in Sonoma County
by Michelle J. Baker
Wine country visitors, raise your hand if you’ve ever conjured up a wild fantasy that goes something like this: pick up and leave the place you currently call home to move to wine country, start a successful boutique winery and live happily ever after. Former Atlantans Greg and Jennifer Hauck had considered this very same idea on their many trips to wine country. The Haucks traveled here every summer, each year with a long list of wineries to visit in just eight days. They would spread their trip across wine country – four days in Healdsburg and four days in Napa Valley, starting early each day to hit the early-opening wineries first and saving the late-closing wineries for last. They were officially hooked. But it was a trip to Italy in 2003 that sealed the deal for the Haucks to make the big move. While enjoying dinner at a restaurant in Florence, Jennifer said to Greg, “we should live somewhere as beautiful as this.” They decided in that very moment to move to wine country. Precisely as planned, the Haucks moved to Sonoma County in the beginning of 2004. Greg, a former pharmaceutical executive, and Jennifer, a former high school French teacher, left their lives in Atlanta behind to get into the wine business. But how would they go about it? Their new wine country friends offered what the Haucks now consider some of their best advice. “Don’t buy vineyards, go find the best vineyard sources and buy grapes. And resist the temptation to buy a winery.” year in French Oak and one year in American Oak. With just one barrel of wine in process, Hauck Cellars was born. It was three years before that first barrel of wine would be ready to hit the market, so when the harvest came around in 2004 the Haucks busied themselves making a couple barrels each of Sauvignon Blanc, Zinfandel, Syrah and more Cabernet Sauvignon. They got help from De La Montanya’s own winemaker, Mike Loykasek, who also has his own successful label, Dark Horse.

Learning the Ropes
Not long after the Haucks arrived in Healdsburg, Greg went searching for a job at a small winery so he could learn the ins and outs of the business. He ended up at Healdsburg’s De La Montanya Winery, where owner Dennis De La Montanya invited him to help the following Saturday to see if he liked it, and if they got along. Get along they did, and after two months of working side by side, De La Montanya finally said to Hauck, “you’ve been working here for free for two months. What exactly is it that you want?” The Haucks wanted to get into the business, so Greg struck a deal to “work off” a barrel of 2003 De La Montanya Cabernet Sauvignon. The 2003 barrel was young and still impressionable, and the Haucks put their signature on it: a double-dose of oak, one

Striking Gold, Twice
By 2005, the Haucks had doubled their production and needed more space, so they moved their operation to a custom winemaking facility. They released their first wine, a 2004 Russian River Valley Sauvignon Blanc, with a distinctive label featuring a painting of their vineyard dog, Margaux the weimaraner, that Jennifer had given Greg one year for his birthday. In 2007 the Haucks hired Randall Watkins, the Sonoma County Winemaker of the Year in 2005 who came with an impressive resume including stints at Buena Vista, Hartford Family, S. Anderson and Carmenet/Moon Mountain wineries.

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Watkins, a Sonoma County native, learned his trade as a young boy helping his father farm the family vineyard and make wine in their garage. He went on to earn a master’s degree in enology at the University of California at Davis (Mike Loykasek continues on as a consultant for the Haucks). In 2008 the Haucks won a Gold and Best of Class (as in the Best Cabernet Sauvignon) at the Sonoma County Harvest Fair for their 2005 Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. It was an impressive achievement for a winery in only its third release. Then quite remarkably, the 2006 Hauck Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon won Gold and Best of Class again at the 2009 Sonoma County Harvest Fair. Who could argue? The Haucks indeed had the best little Bordeaux house in Sonoma County.

Hanging a Shingle
At 1,500 cases, Hauck Cellars is tiny even on the scale of boutique wineries. Still, they needed a place to showcase their wines so they set up shop in a 1948 Quonset hut just south of the Healdsburg Plaza. Jennifer Hauck points out that it’s difficult to hang art on curved walls, but the Haucks did a marvelous job of making the room warm and inviting. Better yet, the tasting room has a lovely shaded patio so visitors can enjoy a picnic and a bottle of wine alfresco. Visit Hauck Cellars at 223 Center Street in Healdsburg. They are open daily, except Wednesdays, from 11:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. and until 7 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. so guests can enjoy a bottle of wine on the patio before heading to dinner in town.

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Perfect Pairs

BY MILLIE HOWIE

Cherry-Zinfandel Barbecue Sauce
• 1 tablespoon olive oil • 1 medium onion, chopped • 2 tablespoons chopped garlic • 1-1/2 cups Sausal Family Zinfandel • 1 cup ketchup • 2/3 cup dried cherries • 3 tablespoons cider vinegar • 3 tablespoons Worcestershire • 3 tablespoons lightly packed light brown sugar • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh ginger • 1 teaspoon black pepper • 1 teaspoon anise seeds • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne • 3 tablespoons lemon juice Pour olive oil into a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic and cook, stirring often, until limp, 3 to 4 minutes. Add Zinfandel, ketchup, cherries, vinegar, Worcestershire, brown sugar, mustard, ginger, black pepper, anise seeds and cayenne. Bring to a boil, and then reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, until liquid begins to thicken slightly, about 20 minutes. Let cool slightly. Pour mixture into a blender and add 2 tablespoons lemon juice; whirl until very smooth. Taste and add more lemon juice if desired. Use warm or at room temperature. Yields 3-1/2 cups

Cherry-Zinfandel Barbecue Sauce Paired with 2007 Sausal Family Zinfandel
Summer means barbecue to the Demostene family and the whole family agrees that this Cherry-Zinfandel Barbecue Sauce is the perfect complement when served with the classic old vine Zinfandels produced from estate-grown vines in family vineyards planted at least 50 years ago. “Aromas of bright, red fruit are predominant,” says winemaker Dave Demostene, “followed by a touch of caramel, and I always get cherry notes from the fruit from those old vines. The vintage of 2007 enjoyed an exceptional growing season, creating well-balanced wines with great fruit.” he adds. The Sausal Family Zinfandel, recommended both as an ingredient in the sauce and as the perfect beverage to enjoy along with grilled foods, is rich, with a medium body, nice acid and soft tannins to round out this classic, Alexander Valley Zinfandel. “The cherries in the recipe add a sweetness,” continues Dave. “while the cayenne adds spice to stand up to that sweetness creating a great balance. The Sausal Family Zinfandel, in particular, always has just the right amount of spice from the combination of American and French oak barrels in which the wine is aged for 21 months prior to release. The Sausal Vineyard & Winery tasting room is open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and tasting is complementary. Picnickers are welcome to enjoy themselves under a trellised arbor shaded by luscious grape vines, a traditional Italian touch. The winery is located at 7370 Hwy. 128, just a few miles east of the charming town of Healdsburg. For more information, telephone 1-800-500-2285 or go to the website at www.sausalwinery.com.

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Valley Gate Vineyards Announces Official Grand Opening
Napa Valley’s Newest Tasting Room to Open Friday, July 16
Valley Gate Vineyards (“Valley Gate”) of Napa Valley will celebrate its official grand opening on Thursday, July 15, with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. Representatives of the Napa Chamber of Commerce, elected officials and members of Napa’s business community will welcome the winery to America’s celebrated wine country. Beginning on Friday, July 16, Valley Gate’s tasting room will be open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Located on the southern edge of Napa Valley in Jamieson Canyon, the sundrenched hills that make up Valley Gate were once part of a sprawling cattle and horse ranch that dominated the landscape for generations. Cattle and horses blanketed the ranch as it spanned from Rancho Petaluma on the west to Rancho Suisun on the east and down south to San Pablo Bay. More than 100 acres of Pinot Grigio, Chardonnay, Viognier, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Syrah and Cabernet grapevines now blanket the countryside. “Located just 55 miles west of downtown Sacramento, we are one of the first wineries that visitors see as they enter the wine country,” said President Montgomery Paulsen. “Valley Gate is already one of the region’s premier custom crush facilities and we are anxious to open our own tasting room and begin hosting unique special events throughout the property.” In May, Valley Gate renewed its relationship with local custom crush winery and winemaking firm Bin to Bottle. The Napa based firm provides management services to Valley Gate’s advanced custom crush winery and crush-to-consumer services. Continuing its relationship with Valley Gate allows Bin to Bottle to process significantly more lots of 20 tons or larger. Bin to Bottle has seen its custom crushing volume surge over 150% in the last three years due to the growing demand for high quality custom crush services in the region. Valley Gate also announced the appointment of Lessly Van Houtan as the new winery’s tasting room manager. Van Houtan has more than ten years of experience in the wine hospitality industry including managing the daily operations of tasting rooms, overseeing retail sales, the hosting of special events and wine club management. She previously served as the customer service manager and partner of Folio Winemakers’ Studio in Napa and director of retail sales and hospitality at Mahoney Vineyards/Carneros Creek Winery. “I’m thrilled to be a part of opening Napa Valley’s newest winery and tasting room,” said Van Houtan. “Surrounded by rolling hills and featuring unsurpassed views of Jamieson Canyon and San Pablo Bay, Valley Gate will offer picturesque wine tasting experiences as visitors first enter the Valley. Just minutes from downtown Napa, the winery also is ideal for wine tastings and food pairings presented during rehearsal dinners, cocktail parties and corporate events.” Located at 1 Kirkland Ranch Road, Napa, Valley Gate Vineyards features a 57,000-square foot three-story main building reminiscent of a California costal lodge, a 36,000-square foot cellar with a 3,000 barrel storage capacity and an expansive 3,000-square-foot tasting room with a wraparound terrace to enjoy unobstructed views.

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St. Francis Winery: A Celebration of the Senses
When wine and food blend perfectly to reflect the beauty and charm of Sonoma Valley, it’s an unforgettable experience. That’s exactly what you can expect from a visit to St. Francis Winery and Vineyards. This jewel of Sonoma Valley – with its mission-style building, set off by lovely Mediterranean gardens, breathtaking views of Hood Mountain and sweeping vineyard vistas – offers the perfect backdrop for a celebration of the senses. But at St. Francis, it’s your tastebuds that take center stage. While the wine is the star at St. Francis, food plays a magnificent supporting role. Executive Chef Dave Bush heads up the onsite kitchen with a love for the outdoors and a deep understanding of food. The winery’s new Wine and Food Pairing Program exemplifies these skills with a seasonally changing menu of specially chosen small plates that enhance the estate wines poured with each dish. A visit might be rewarded with Syrah braised pork cheeks and a glass of Wild Oak

Cabernet Sauvignon or Chef’s roasted merguez meatball with sautéed ratatouille paired with a Dry Creek Valley Petite Sirah. Every day guests have the opportunity to gather at a communal table and enjoy Chef Dave’s creations, guided by a friendly wine expert. Summer through harvest season, guests can also relax on the outside patio with a flight of red or white wines paired with a selection of charcuterie, featuring delectable housemade patés and rillettes. Building on a 30-year tradition of excellence, the St. Francis vineyard management and production teams continue to refine quality protocols that allow Director of Winemaking Tom Mackey and his winemaking team to produce a catalog of world-class Sonoma County wines. Each wine, from small-production artisans to nationally distributed classics, is produced from 100% hand-picked Sonoma County fruit and meticulously crafted to reflect the essence of Sonoma County terroir. Tom’s passion for making great wine is surpassed only by his continual drive to learn, grow and explore new possibilities, wherever

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they may lead. “There are new opportunities in Sonoma County – new AVAs, new research, new selections of fruit, new clones, new vineyard techniques, new ways to make very special wines. When people ask me, ‘What’s the best wine you’ve ever made?’ I always reply, ‘I haven’t made it yet.’ But today I think we are getting closer.” Saint Francis of Assisi, patron saint of the environment, surely would approve of his namesake’s natural resource preservation and sustainability efforts, which include progressive water conservation, pest management and recycling programs in the vineyards, as well as a massive 457 kilowatt solar energy system on the roof of their production facility. “We continue to enjoy tremendous success by focusing on Sonoma County, where we grow 100% of our grapes. With success comes responsibility to future generations who will live and work here as well,” explains President and CEO, Christopher Silva. “Engaging in green practices is the right thing to do, which makes it the right way to run a business.” St. Francis has earned a strong local following and national reputation – going beyond what many consider the “basics” to provide outstanding wines, exceptional food and unparalleled service. Visit St. Francis this summer from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and treat your senses to the magic of Sonoma Valley. St. Francis Winery & Vineyards is located at 100 Pythian Road at Highway 12 in Santa Rosa. Additional information is offered by calling 1-888-675-WINE, or visit the winery’s website at www.stfranciswinery.com.

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Somerston Opens New Tasting Room in Downtown Yountville
Somerston opened a tasting room and, in late 2010, will open a gourmet grocery in downtown Yountville. Wine tastings at the Somerston Ranch will be made available in limited quantities via advance reservation later this summer. Those interested in experiencing all the ranch has to offer may also choose to partake in guided educational hikes and cycling tours of Somerston Ranch led by third-party geologists, culinary experts and nature guides. While each site will offer unique experiences tailored to their locations – one in town, the other in the country – both the tasting room in downtown Yountville and the ranch in the hills east of Lake Hennessey will serve as destinations focused on great wines that convey the history, the beauty and the holistic farming philosophy of Somerston. The Somerston tasting room at 6490 Washington Street in downtown Yountville brings the Somerston ranch to town. Complete with wine tasting, food pairings, an art gallery showcasing a rotating oeuvre of local, contemporary artists, a private event space and a gourmet grocery, the Somerston tasting room will serve as a window into the world of the Andrea Johnson Photography Somerston property and other local farms. The gourmet grocery will showcase organic produce, honey, olive oil and lamb from the Somerston Ranch, as well as other local products and gourmet items from neighboring properties. The tasting room is open to visitors daily from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

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A small, intimate, private inn where you are pampered and can enjoy the perfect Napa wine tasting experience. Valley or forest views from each room, lavish breakfast and afternoon wine tasting, delectable surprises, large indoor heated pool and Jacuzzi, in-room massage and facials available, easy walk to town for shopping and dining, biking distance to most local wineries. 1415 Foothill Blvd 1-800-238-7465 Calistoga www.pinkmansion.com

NAPA VALLEY
BRANNAN COTTAGE INN Six spacious, comfortable rooms with garden views, private entrances, private baths, queen-size beds and a refrigerator. Two mini-suites have sitting rooms with televisions as well. Air conditioning and ceiling fans ensure comfort during summertime visits. Down comforters and fireplaces for cozy and romantic evenings. 109 Wapoo St, Calistoga brannancottageinn@sbcglobal.net www.brannoncottageinn.com (707) 942-4200

FAIRFIELD/SUISUN VALLEY
HILTON GARDEN INN 2200 Gateway Court, Fairfield (707) 426-6900 www.hiltongardeninn.com

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS HOTEL & SUITES 316 Pittman Road (707) 864-3797 Fairfield www.vagabondshouseinn.com

SONOMA COUNTY– NORTHERN
CALDERWOOD INN Perfect environment to create cherished memories that will last a lifetime. Situated 3 blocks from the historic downtown plaza and wonderful restaurants in Healdsburg. 25 W. Grant Street, Healdsburg (707) 431-1110 innkeeper@calderwoodinn.com 1-800-600-5444 VINTNERS INN Forty-four spacious rooms and suites with balconies or patios; surrounded by vineyards. 1-800-421-2584 4350 Barnes Road, Santa Rosa www.vintnersinn.com

LODI/WOODBRIDGE
ROBIN’S NEST GUEST HOUSE 665 W. Turner Road, Lodi (209) 334-3952 www.robinsnestlodi.com (209) 334-6988 (209) 367-0882 (209) 727-5715

WINE AND ROSES HOTEL AND RESTAURANT 2505 W. Turner Road AMOROSA INN AND GARDENS 8400 E. Harney Lane THE INN AT LOCKHOUSE 19960 Elliot Road, Lockeford

SONOMA COUNTY– SOUTHERN
LEDSON HOTEL Luxury hotel situated on historic Sonoma Plaza. Six individually decorated rooms with king-size bed, whirlpool baths, fireplace and balconies. Appointed with antique grandeur paired with modern amenities. (707) 996-9779 480 First Street East, Sonoma www.ledsonhotel.com
CANDLELIGHT INN Private baths; TV/phone and AC; two-person marble jacuzzis and fireplaces; balconies or decks; three-course gourmet breakfast, hors d’oeuvres, wine and sherry in the evening; luxurious 30'x60'; swimming pool 1045 Easum Drive, Napa 1-800-624-0395 candlelightinn.com

MONTEREY BAY/CENTRAL COAST
LAMP LIGHTER INN Tucked into an ancient grove of trees and just steps to the famous Carmel Beach, you will discover a charming inn with two cottages and four guest rooms inn and Sunset House Suites. These bed and breakfast boutique hotels have been serving the traveling public since 1935. (831) 624-6046 www.carmellamplighter.com VAGABOND’S INN Vagabond's House Inn Bed and Breakfast is located in the midst of Carmel's finest restaurants, unique shops and well-known art galleries and blocks away from Clint Eastwood's Hog's Breath Inn. (831) 624-7738 www.vagabondshouseinn.com

SONOMA COUNTY– COAST
INN AT THE TIDES Bay views, walking distance to shopping, restaurants; swimming pool, hot tub, fitness center, sauna; rooms with views and fireplaces; massage available; continental breakfast 1-800-541-7788 800 Highway One, Bodega Bay www.InnattheTides.com

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Join William Hill Estate for ‘A Dreamy Evening Under the Stars’
Napa Valley Winery to Host Summertime Feast Featuring Signature Chardonnay
This summer, William Hill Estate, a winery, tucked in the rolling hills of Napa Valley’s Silverado Bench, will host “A Dreamy Evening Under The Stars,” on Saturday, August 14, from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. This gourmet dining event will feature decadent lobster and shrimp paired with locally grown vegetables and William Hill’s elegant Bench Blend Chardonnay. Following the dinner, the winery invites guests to retire to the scenic lawn to enjoy a movie and an array of delectable desserts, all while sitting under the stunning Napa Valley night sky. Event is open to the public, however reservations are required. Call 1-888-909-6463 or email wineclub@williamhillestate.com. Tickets are $100 for wine club members; $125 for non-wine club members. William Hill Estate is located at 1761 Atlas Peak Road, just off the Silverado Trail in Napa. William Hill Estate Winery is renowned for its Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon and other Red Bordeaux varietals. Winemaker Ralf Holdenried handcrafts his range of modern, expressive wines to reflect the unique terroir of William Hill’s 140-acre estate and the virtually undiscovered vineyards of the Silverado Bench.

LOBSTER SALAD
This recipe is inspired by the lobster rolls that are popular in the New England states. We like to serve it with a soft roll with a couple of fresh salads and a chunk of aged cheddar cheese for lunch here in Napa. You can also dress it up by serving it in a cocktail glass with a lime round garnish and scoop it up with homemade sourdough crostinis. The idea is to cook the lobster and shrimp in one pot and to gently cool with air in the refrigerator instead of cold water to retain more of the flavors of the seafood. Bay shrimp and scallops are welcome additions as well. Serves 4 people Ingredients: in order of appearance • 2 each 6-ounce lobster tails • 1 pound (21/25) shrimp • ½ pound crab meat • 1/4 cup mayonnaise • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard • 1 tablespoon olive oil • 2 tablespoons fresh herbs Directions: • Place the thawed lobster tails in a pot of water large enough to hold the lobster tails and cover with water and salt generously • Bring tails to a simmer and simmer for 3.5 minutes • Remove from heat and add shrimp and stir and let stand for 3 additional minutes • Pour shrimp and lobster tails through a strainer like you would for spaghetti • Dump shrimp onto a cookie sheet large enough to accommodate and let stand for 15 minutes at room temperature • Place cookie sheet with shrimp and tails into the refrigerator to cool for an additional 15 minutes • Peel lobster and shrimp tails • Slice the lobster tails into medallions with a sharp knife and chop the shrimp tails into bite size pieces • In a large bowl add all the ingredients and mix gently with a spatula • Chill salad in a refrigerator for an additional half hour to let the flavors come together and serve within 24 hours Food and Wine: The creaminess and mineral quality of the salad with the addition of the fresh herbs perfectly complement the rich, full bodied William Hill Estate Bench Blend Chardonnay.

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Welcome to
by Charles Neave

SUISUN VALLEY
Vezér Family Vineyards in Suisun Valley
held at the elegant Bay Leaf Restaurant in Napa, Vezér’s 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon was unanimously preferred over a famous 97 point Napa Valley Cabernet. One cannot write an article on Vezér and Suisun Valley without mentioning the La Salette, if it is not already known as the world’s most exquisite Petite Syrah blend, it is certainly known as the world’s most expensive, where a magnum of La Salette sold to two investors for $30,000.00 in a live charity auction. Have no fear though, in the tasting room a bottle is far more affordable price, though it is indisputably a wine for those special occasions. But Vezér is all about hospitality and family, and this is the main reason why Suisun Valley is being recognized as the “wine hospitality valley.” The Vezér family warmly invites you to visit all of the twelve wineries in the valley, and to make it a full weekend destination. You can even plan a dinner at the Vintage Café, right next to one of the Vezér tasting rooms, and spend the night in one of the areas many fine hotels. For more information on this special part of the Northern California Wine Country, go to SuisunValleyTheNapaBackroad.com for more details. And be sure to visit the Vezér website at www.VezerFamilyVineyard.com for directions and your tasting (and tasting room) options.
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Though often – too often – overlooked, Suisun Valley is one of the last of California’s remaining hidden gems, despite the fact that it is barely a dozen miles from the City of Napa. But for years Suisun has been known as a trusted and quality stand-in to the star winemakers of Napa and Sonoma. Now, with the recent introduction of Frank and Liz Vezér and their best friends and partners, Sam and Mimi Mizirawi, things are changing. To begin with, the Vezer’s bought the 30-acre ranch and vineyard formerly contracted to the “Sin Zin” people and “Ravenswood.” That was followed in very short order by their purchase of the entire Western “Pony Express” village of Mankas Corners, a property with 160 years of colorful history. Then they acquired Suisun Valley’s Crown Jewel, the Blue Victorian in the very heart of this valley of rolling hills, farms, pasture and vineyards. Also a 160-year-old homestead, it has towering century-old date palms and a gorgeous and, yes, a very blue Victorian manor. All three locations are working winery sites, with some of the most unique and hospitable tasting rooms you have ever experienced, stocked with an array of good wines and staffed by people who are simply glad you stopped by and who want to share the area’s history, stories and wines with you. However, what is the best part about the Vezér Family wineries and this tranquil valley are their wines. There are the crisp, tropical fruit whites that even red wine drinker would love, and then there are the Vezér reds. Reds that are lush, jammy and with a silky smooth finish. And all their wines pair perfectly with food; in my mind the ultimate test of any wine. All of the wines from Vezér and Blue Victorian have won awards, and most of these awards are Best in Class, double gold and gold. “We are thrilled that we have just won gold at the New York’s International for their 2006 Cab,” said Frank Vezér. Also, at a blind tasting recently

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Why Should You Choose the Andretti Wine Club?
With so many wine clubs to choose from, what makes the Andretti Wine Club standout? Is it the excellent selections of wines? Is it the renowned customer service? Or could it be that members don’t necessarily have to receive the wines that the winery chooses when they can in fact, choose what they would like to receive? Andretti Winery offers a number of different types of wine club memberships that can fit anyone’s taste and style: Speciale Wine Club: is a quarterly club membership where members will receive three bottles of hand-selected wines by the esteemed winemaker, Bob Pepi. Shipments average $90 to $100 (plus shipping and any applicable tax), and is available as a red and white program or red wines only. Members receive a 20% discount on wines and merchandise, and 30% discount on reorders of select club shipment wines within 60 days. Members also get complimentary tastings for four people each time they visit the tasting room, not to mention

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Tasting Room of the Week:

NAPA CELLARS
by Karin Argoud
If a glass of wine, some rock and roll and a lot fun is what you need to soothe your soul, then Napa Cellars should be at the top of your tasting room list. Tasting Room Manager Dean Slattery says, “We do have fun here! We play a lot of classical rock and roll and people really enjoy that.” Something else that makes Napa Cellars special is that customers can enjoy tasting three different labels under one roof: Napa Cellars and Folie à Deux. The atmosphere at Napa Cellars Tasting Room is lively, like a party. The staff is down to earth, friendly and approachable. There is also a lovely picnic area with a beautiful view, where you can bring your own lunch, buy a bottle of Napa Cellars wine and relax. “We want to make customers feel as comfortable as possible while they’re here,” says tasting room staffer Darcy Cox. And they do. Kelly Yerby of Novato was celebrating her 24th birthday with 33 of her friends at Napa Cellars. “This is a great place for big parties, they’re really nice here and Napa Cellars’ tasting fees are too good to be true! They have two tastings available at $5, and the single vineyard tasting is $10. “We want people to spend money on the bottles they like, not on the tasting fee,” says Slattery. “And we have great wine that’s totally affordable.” Wine prices range from $12 to $50. Napa Cellars is owned and operated by the Trinchero family, Napa Valley vintners since 1948. . Dean Slattery sums up why people love the Tasting Room at Napa Cellars . “We’re fun, we have great wines and we play great music and our prices are outstanding-we have it all you don't need to go anywhere else!” The winery is located right at 7481 St. Helena Highway in Oakville, just north of Mustards Grill. The tasting room is open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. seven days a week. For more information of the winery or to book a special event, call 1-800-5356400. Details on wine club membership is available online at napacellars.com or folieadeux.com.

the price is right!” The picturesque picnic grounds here are lovely. There’s a tranquil fountain and a large lawn area with rows of lavender and Italian Cypress trees, a dramatic setting for this little winery in Oakville. This is a perfect spot to enjoy great wines and lunch while taking the views on this wonderful valley.

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Evening Wine Classes Offered for Wine Enthusiasts
Night school has never been so much fun. The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone (CIA) introduces a series of evening wine classes, “Barrel Ends: Evening Conversations at the CIA.” Organized by local wine educator, Paul Wagner, sessions will be held at the Rudd Center for Professional Wine Studies, every Thursday and Friday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Classes are open to the general public and cost $25 per person for advanced purchase, $30 at the door. Students may sign up by calling (707) 967-2568 or visit the website at www.ciaprochef.com/winestudies. Each class is a stand-alone unit taught by a well-known winemaker or wine expert and offers the opportunity to taste a nary Institute of America is an independent, not-for-profit college offering bachelor’s and associate degrees in culinary arts and baking and pastry arts as well as certificate programs in culinary arts and professional wine studies. As the world’s premier culinary college, the CIA has a network of more than 40,000 alumni that includes industry leaders such as Grant Achatz, Anthony Bourdain, Michael Chiarello, Cat Cora, Steve Ells, Todd English, Duff Goldman, Sara Moulton, Charlie Palmer, and Roy Yamaguchi. The college has campuses in New York (Hyde Park), California (The CIA at Greystone, St. Helena), and Texas (San Antonio). In addition to its degree and certificate programs, the CIA offers courses for professionals and food enthusiasts. For more information, and a complete listing of program offerings at each site, visit the CIA online at www.ciachef.edu.

variety of wines and learn more about winemaking, specific appellations, wine regions or varietals. It is a perfect class for culinary students, Napa residents, tasting room staff and wine knowledgeable visitors looking for evening activities. Students are also invited to the Wine Spectator Restaurant at Greystone after class for a special price fixe menu. For more information, call (707) 967-2568 or e-mail pwagner@balzac.com. Founded in 1946, The Culi-

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Welcome to
by Christin Piccin

CALISTOGA
leaving the pond as calm and serene as it was before the show began. So Hot springs and steam vents are numerous but there are only a handful of geysers in the world that can be relied on to erupt predictably and repeatedly. Old Faithful Geyser of California is one of those. Geyser owner Olga Kolbek, who has logged the geyser’s activity since 1983, noticed a surprising link between the geyser’s eruptions and earthquakes. While the geyser spouts off at 40-minute intervals most days, subsequent studies by seismologists have revealed that California’s Old Faithful goes off schedule when earthquakes activity is imminent. The geyser’s eruptions come farther apart and decrease in size, coinciding with earthquakes within 300 miles in the next few days. Kolbek delights in sharing her vast knowledge of the geyser and of local history, and is available by appointment for private tours. Likewise, a series of panels scattered through the garden area, plus a video room explain the mysteries of California’s Old Faithful. The geyser is located at 1299 Tubbs Lane off Hwy. 29 in Calistoga and is open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., every day of the year. For more information, call (707) 942-6463 or visit www.oldfaithfulgeyser.com.

Golden Haven Hot Springs Spa and Resort
When wine touring has tired you out, take a short detour from Highway 29 beneath the lofty peak of Mt. St. Helena, for a nature break at Old Faithful Geyser of California. Just outside Calistoga, the Geyser’s peaceful garden “theater” is ringed with tall grasses and feathery-leafed bamboo. In anticipation of the imminent eruption, I found a shady seat at one of the many picnic tables scattered about and closed my eyes. Only the songs of chirping birds who were secreted away in the bamboo, were evident. Suddenly, though, there was an ominous, throaty rumble. My eyes popped open. The geyser was coming to life. Centered in a small, grass-hemmed pond, the geyser had begun coughing puffs of steam which dissolved into the warm afternoon air. Then it started to gurgle and bubble like a witch’s cauldron. Suddenly it sent up a few spurts three or four feet high. After a few minutes of playful squirting, it erupted. It was as if someone had opened a fire hydrant straight into the sky. A column of 350-degree hot water spouted from the rocky source, backlit by the sun. As it peaked, the steaming water fanned out into miniscule droplets that fell like shimmering diamond dust then disappeared,

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Knowledge, Service and Value at Calistoga Wine Stop
by Charles Neave
The Calistoga Wine Stop was purchased by Tom and Tammy Pelter in 1986. “For many years now we have helped our customers with their wine needs. It is hard to believe we’ve been in business in the Historic Railroad Depot for all that time. We’ve raised our family here in Calistoga and made it our home. We offer mainly Napa and Sonoma County wines with a few exceptions. In our tasting room some of the best smaller producers share our countertop. “All of the price ranges are covered, from everyday pizza wine to that ‘very special occasion’ bottle. There are so many treasures here, and you may not find them in your local wine store, but we’ve got them for you and will get them home for you as well with shipping we have available, or carry boxes you can take with. We offer knowledge, service and value for the first time wine buyer, as well as for the seasoned wine collector.” By concentrating mostly on Napa and Sonoma County wines from producers a little off the beaten path, with smaller production and not widely distributed they feel they source bottling with the best price to quality ratio. In 2006 they added a tasting room to the shop, featuring those lesser known wineries and winemakers. Tastings always include at least four wines, “And be sure to try our own ‘Pelter’ Cabernet Sauvignon which is always a featured wine in our tasting room.” Their years in the wine industry let them recommend wines for any occasion, for food pairings, both long and near term cellaring, or just a nice red or white for everyday drinking. They are able to ship world wide and in most circumstances they can pack your wine for you to take with you to the airport. New airport laws require it to be checked as luggage, so carry on is no longer an option. “Our combination of fair pricing, personalized service and considerable wine knowledge has helped us serve thousands of customers,” they say with both pride and satisfaction. And their long list or repeat customers would be the first to agree. Open 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. every day of the week, the Calistoga Wine Stop is located at 1458 Lincoln Avenue (# 2) in Calistoga directly across from the town’s one supermarket. For more information or for directions, call them at (800) 648-4521 or (707) 942-5556 or go ahead and look on the internet at www.calistogawinestop.net.

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YOUNTVILLE
V Marketplace – A Variety of Fine Merchandise Awaits
Old romantic stone winery? Check. Designer labels? Check. Fine art? Yep. Awardwinning wines? Delicious food? Absolutely! Head no further than V Marketplace – a destination gem at the heart of historic Yountville in Napa Valley. V Marketplace is a unique collection of contemporary shops, superb galleries and, of course, world-class wine boutiques that even the most traveled-of-tourists and local-of-locals will enjoy. Set in the old Groezinger Winery, (circa 1870 and listed on the United States Registry of Historic Places), it has been restored so that the time-worn bricks, cobblestones and exposed wood architecture of one of Napa’s oldest wineries stylishly houses some of the best places to find Napa Valley winemakers, artisans, designers and chefs. V Marketplace is open seven days a week, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (except restaurants and winebars) and is located at 6525 Washington Street in Yountville, Napa Valley. Exit Veterans Home Exit from CA Highway 29. Visit www.vmarketplace.com or call (707) 944-2451 for more details.

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Tay & Grace
A shop in which to get happily lost! Enjoy an entire store of smartly selected, chic, casual clothes for today’s more “with-it” woman. Laurie B, Michael Starz, Twisted Heart, Velvet and Language are only a handful of trend-setting lines carried at Tay & Grace.

case artists from all over the United States, bringing a wide variety of arts for purchase to visitors and locals in Napa Valley.

NapaStyle Paninoteca & Wine Bar
Sample small lot, artisan and even rare wines in casual luxury! Sit back and enjoy the warm sunlight as sommeliers discuss featured wines and pour tastings of Napa Valley wines. Or gnosh on delish, handmade paninis made to order! Wines are available to taste, by the glass and purchase. NapaStyle is open until 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday nights.

Sisters
Three levels of men’s and women’s apparel for the young and hip! Find unique gifts, designer jeans, the latest swimwear and lacey under things. Or book an appointment for bridal make-up, eyebrow or eyelash tinting and waxing in the top-floor’s boutique salon.

Domaine Home & Garden
Italian serving-ware, sparkling wine glasses, cherry-wood wine storage, handcrafted furniture, wine country artistry and tranquil garden fountains – the perfect store to treat yourself and your loved ones!

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A wonder for the senses! More modern in its expansive collection of fine art, glassworks and jewelry, North Bay Gallery’s shelves burst forth in riotous hues of color! Specializing in great jewelry and glass art, North Bay works to showS WA
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Napa Valley Fine Art
A Triumph at RASgalleries
by Diana Greenwood
If success is measured by enthusiasm and initial sales then the recent artists’ reception for “Synergy of Style 2010” at RASgalleries, was a triumph. Yountville’s prestigious art glass and original fine art gallery, located at 6540 Washington Street, RASgalleries buzzed with patrons during the unveiling of new works by emerging glass artist Mark Levy and renowned fine artist Jean-Pierre de Rothschild. “Synergy of Style 2010,” which has now been extended through July, tantalizes with vivid flashes of color and the illusion of motion in Levy’s sculptural artistry in glass alongside de Rothschild’s bold and brave, impressionistic floral paintings. Mark Levy’s passion for thick, fused cast glass is evident in rich, overlapping layers of bottomless colors and textures that dance and twirl, suspended with delight in his sculptures. The work is RASgalleries owner, Ronda Schaer with SYNERGY 2010 artists exclusive to RASgalleries and Levy introduced nineteen new sculpMark Levy & Jean-Pierre deRothschild tures for the show. “Cassiopeia” is a broad-shouldered, sexy piece with a plunging neckline of a split down the middle. Body colors One smaller piece drew attention from all who attended the of purple, black, orange and gold play with iridescent trails and opening of “Synergy of Style 2010.” Intricate and compact at 5”w x ribbons of turquoise and burgundy, dipping and spinning as if 8 ¼”h x 2 ¾”d, “Blue Mare” is a delightful sculpture where blue alive, stepping to the beat on a dance floor. With a curvy brushed approaches and descends from the back and yellow and red fingers steel stand and measuring 10”w x 19 ¾”h x 2”d, Cassiopeia was twist in the foreground in a festive ballet. Also of note is Levy’s “Hole declared “divinely delicious” by one patron. in Space,” a fascinating sculpture carved and shaped to smooth, round Often called the “Jackson Pollack of edges with a central hole, as if the piece glass” Mark Levy’s judicious use of had tossed and turned for centuries in dichroic glass stringers, heated into saltwater and finally found its way ashore. shapes that are inspired by stellar nebulae Perhaps the most talked about piece at the or creatures of the sea, creates a sparkle artists’ reception, “Hole in Space” is one of that defies the law of gravity and time. Levy’s personal favorites. Many patrons Like the early glass masters of Europe, he made it theirs, too. The opening triumph begins with a spark of an idea, a simple at RASgalleries is an indication of the sketch, a 2000-degree furnace and handcharged interest in this accomplished yet fuls of colored pieces of glass that are emerging artist. placed into the fire. The pieces, called RASgalleries second featured artist for “trails” are then scooped from the kiln “Synergy of Style 2010” is Jean-Pierre de onto a steel table then moved to an Rothschild. Educated in British schools in annealing kiln. Additional pieces of cast, both economics and astrophysics, the broken, blown or powdered glass are artist was originally an international added to the mix and once all compobanker prior to picking up his palette nents are assembled, bricks are placed in knife at the age of 35. Mostly self-taught, the kiln to form an outline. de Rothschild learned a great deal by Levy then begins to build, layer by studying the European masters and today layer, shape by shape until satisfied. The FLEURS JAUNES, original Oil painting by Jean-Pierre deRothschild creates from one of two studios located in kiln is closed and heated to temperatures the San Francisco Bay Area and Paris. above 1400 degrees, sometimes for two to three weeks. When the Working primarily in oil with liberal use of the knife, Jean-Pierre’s piece is removed, Levy uses stone tools and diamond-covered wheels work is like light splitting into colors, the energy and character and to carve, shape, and polish, trusting his training and intuition, appre- spirit of each subject alive with optimism. Like the masters, de Rothciating the science and technology of the process, and in awe of the schild mixes ground glass with his last few coats of varnish to enhance limitless possibilities for the medium. the vibrancy of color, the glass acting as a prism, reflecting light and

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creating a depth and beauty into which you can sink your soul. This play of light on color is particularly evident in de Rothschild’s triptych, “Afternoon on the Pond.” In the central panel, lily pads float and shine in delicate current that twists and turns to deepen and resurface under pale petals that open like forgotten emotions, offering life and mystery to the viewer. Rich greens and pure lavender thick on the palette knife move with strokes of deep burgundy on the two outside panels, continuing the illusion of movement in the water. Even de Rothschild’s flourish of a signature enhances the scene. One collector said, “I feel as if I could step into this painting and paddle downstream to paradise.” Jean-Pierre de Rothschild introduced ten never-before-seen works in oil for “Synergy of Style 2010” including a collection that highTU S LANE lights his launch BB into abstract. In these new Calistoga N works, de RothschildINCOL L resists the lure of detail;

CASSIOPEIA cast glass sculpture by Mark Levy

instead, he works with color and shape, revealing his interest in the physics and understanding of space with broad sweeping gestures and bold, confidant strokes of the knife. A gregarious personality, there is much of de Rothschild, his emotions, thoughts and philosophies, in each painting. RASgalleries owner, Ronda Schaer, selected the two artists for “Synergy of Style 2010” because the amalgamation of Mark Levy’s cast sculptural glass and de Rothschild’s oils is electric. When viewed in tandem, pattern and color and motion accentuate the energy and passion of each piece. RASgalleries, located at 6540 Washington Street in Yountville, Napa Valley, California, may be reached by calling (707) 944-9211. RASgalleries is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Tuesday by appointment. Established over 15 years ago, the gallery represents several hundred established American artists with a focus on dynamic and unique contemporary and traditional art glass.

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Ferrari-Carano Vintners Inn Estate Olive Oil Is Best of Show
Ferrari-Carano Vineyards Vintners Inn Estate Olive Oil was named Best of Show Olive Oil by the 2010 Sonoma County Harvest Fair. According to Cheryl McMillan of Ferrari-Carano Vineyards, the winning oil is a blend of all the olives grown on the Vintners Inn Estate: coratina, frantoio, leccino, maurino and pendolino. The judges were impressed with the balance of fruit, bitterness and pungency of the winning oil. The Sonoma County Fair Olive Oil judging took place on June 11 at Sonoma County Fairgrounds. The judging was moved to June in 2009 to capture the freshest taste in newly bottled vintages of oils. Certified Olive Oil Tasters Franco Dunn, Julie Menge and Fran Gage selected five double gold medal winners in addition to the Best of Show oil. Earning Double Gold designations were Deergnaw Olive Oil for its ExtraVirgin Chamise Road blend, Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyard for its Extra Virgin Olive Oil blend, Cypress Hill Farm for its Certified Organic blend, and The Olive Press for its citrus flavored Lime Olive Oil. Judge Fran Gage, author of The New American Olive Oil, pointed out that California olive oils are varied and interesting to judge because so many varieties are grown here and there is no hesitation about trying combinations of blends that aren’t traditional.The rest of the professional food competition will be conducted in September when the Fair will judge vinegars, wine lists, appetizers/hors d’oeuvres/side dishes, bread and morning pastries, desserts and gift baskets. All winning foods are available for tasting at the September 25 Awards Night Gala. Sonoma County Harvest Fair Awards Night Gala is a celebration of the best of Sonoma County’s grapes, wines and cuisine. Awards are announced for all medal-winning wines selected from the 1000+ wines typically entered in the competition. The Gala is from 7 to 9:30 p.m. in the Harvest Fair Wine Pavilion. More than 500 wines will be poured for tasting. Admission is $65. Sonoma County Harvest Fair is a three-day celebration of the region’s winemaking, cuisine and Wine Country lifestyle which includes wine tasting, chef demonstrations, wine seminars, an art show and sale, ongoing jazz performances, the World Championship grape stomp (and more than a dozen qualifying stomps), wine sales, chef demonstrations, microbrew tasting (Saturday only; $15 admission), farm and harvest agricultural activities for children and adults. This year Harvest Fair is October 1-3. Fairtime hours are noon to 7 p.m. on Friday and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Admission to Harvest Fair is $8 for adults, $3 for children 7 to 12 years old, and free to children 6 and under. Wine tasting is available all three days of the fair. Friday’s Pay-OnePrice wine tasting by varietal will continue with two wine-tasting sessions offered, one from noon to 2:30 p.m. and another from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Admission is $35 per session or $60 for both sessions. The admission fee covers gate admission to the fair and all wine tasting. On Saturday and Sunday, tasting wines are organized by winery and tasters will have the opportunity to talk to winery personnel about the wines. Saturday and Sunday wine tasting hours are noon to 5 p.m. Admission to weekend wine tasting is $12 which includes a souvenir glass and four taste tickets. Additional taste tickets are four for $8. For more information visit www.harvestfair.org.

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JULY 16-18, 23-25 – CATS – Raven Performing Arts Theater – Performance dates: 16-18, 23-25. For more information, visit www.ravenplayers.org or call 707-433-6335 JULY 20, 27 – Healdsburg Certified Farmers' Market – at Vine and North Streets (in the Purity Lot), 4-6:30pm, Concerts are 6-8pm, Downtown Plaza, www.healdsburgfarmersmarket.org, or call 707-431-1956 JULY 17 – 24th Annual Healdsburg Harvest Century Bicycle Tour – 707-433-6935 JULY 17 – Lobster Feed – Sbragia Family Vineyards & Winery, $115, call 707-473-2992 JULY 17 – Day of Food, Wine, Sun and Fun! – Visit the wineries along Hwy 128, $10, 800-500-2285 JULY 17 – 9-hole Golf Tournament – Thumbprint Cellars, www.thumbprintcellars.com, 707-433-2393 JULY 24 – Russian River Swim Challenge – (1 mile, 500 meter), at Healdsburg Veterans Memorial Beach Park, www.lifeguardsforlife.org/open-water-swims or call 707-528-4718 JULY 24 – Moshin Pictures on the Crush Pad – "The Blues Brothers" – Moshin Vineyards, 8:30pm, $20 includes your first glass of wine, 707-433-5499 JULY 24 – Wine & Swine Benefit Dinner – Sbragia Family Vineyards, 707-473-2992

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Winemaker Profile: Alderbrook Winery

BRYAN PARKER
by Sue Straight, The Wine Wench
If you visit Alderbrook Winery, chances are pretty good that you’ll meet their winemaker, Bryan Parker. He really enjoys meeting visitors, talking about the wines and winery and giving private tours. Clean cut and athletic looking, with a shy smile that lights up his face when he’s talking about his wines, Bryan is the kind of guy who is very easy to talk to. He’s articulate, friendly and unpretentious and he truly knows his stuff about wine. His resume is impressive – he graduated from Rutgers University with a degree in chemistry, and then he went on to earn a PhD in physical chemistry from the University of Illinois. He also studied viticulture and enology at UC Davis. Along with his academic prowess, Bryan has a boatload of practical winemaking experience. He had worked for Hartford Family Winery, Beringer Winery and Pine Ridge Winery before starting at Alderbrook Winery in 2003. For fun, Bryan likes to garden (he and his that’s what eventually led me into winemaking.” That’s a lucky break for the wineloving public, because he makes some really good wines! I tasted a few wines with Bryan and was very impressed. Here’s what my personal take on his wines were: • 2007 Terlato Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley, $60: Wow! What a gorgeous Pinot! Mouthwatering aromas of cherry, rose petal, spice box, toffee and vanilla lead into a silky-smooth mouthful of consistent flavors that linger through the finish. • 2006 Alderbrook Estate Zinfandel, Dry Creek Valley, $25: This tasty Zin is balanced and lovely! It is loaded with aromas and flavors of blackberry and plum, maple sugar and peppery spice. Bryan’s goal is to make elegant, yet approachable, food-friendly wines that express a sense of place. In my humble opinion, he’s right on the money! Visit Alderbrook Winery at 2306 Magnolia Drive, Healdsburg. The tasting room is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call 1-800-405-5987 or check out www.alderbrook.com.

wife have a large vegetable garden at their home in Napa), hike and, like many other winemakers, he’s a total foodie – he’s really into cooking and pairing food with wine. He’s also a huge jazz buff. He loves to listen to jazz while cooking, relaxing around the house and during his commute to and from Napa. Bryan’s favorite aspect of his job is harvest. “That’s simply the most fun,” he told me with a smile. When I asked him if he and his crew drink beer during harvest time, like many other winemakers (it takes a lot of beer to make good wine!), he replied “no comment, but I did make beer in college and

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With the arrival of spring, Paradise Ridge Winery is once again hosting the very popular Wednesday evening’s “Wines & Sunsets’ in Paradise. Through October 27, the public is invited to bring a picnic and enjoy delectable award-winning Paradise Ridge wines while watching spectacular sunsets from the winery’s expansive veranda and beautiful poetry terrace. Wines & Sunsets begins at 6 p.m. and ends at sunset. On Wednesday evenings, the tasting room is closed. However, for your enjoyment, wines are available for purchase by the glass or the bottle. Paradise Ridge Winery is known for having “The Most Beautiful View in Sonoma County.” Guests come for the wines and stay for the view. Paradise Ridge Winery is located at 4545 Thomas Lake Harris Drive, off Fountaingrove Parkway in Santa Rosa. For more information, call (707) 528-9463 or email info@prwinery.com.

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Owners Priscilla and David Cohen

MOONDANCE CELLARS
A Unique Blend of Music, Art & Wine!
by Abigail P. Zimmerman
Taking the pretension out of fine wines, David and Priscilla Cohen are thrilled to announce the grand opening of their new tasting room for Moondance Cellars. Building on more than a decade of passion in the pursuit of wine, the Cohens created this new tasting room to share their unquenchable joy in wine (especially Cabernets) with any and all visitors. “We want everybody to love wine!” says David. “And we are not intimidating. Wine should not be intimidating.” Moondance Cellars Tasting Room is located in Glen Ellen at the historic Jack London Village. In keeping with the flavor of the 1860s building, the Cohens renovated using only salvaged materials. Hand hewn beams and discarded lumber, old window frames and warehouse doors add charm. Great jazz is always on the radio. This laidback, dog-friendly space both welcomes visitors and draws your attention first and foremost to the wines. Opening “softly” on May 7, Moondance Cellars may have only been open mere weeks but it is sure to be a huge hit. Specializing in Cabernet Sauvignons from three different Napa Valley vineyards and one from Sonoma Valley, Moondance wines showcase David’s long love affair and work history producing these big, rich, sumptuous reds. Years ago as ranch manager for B.R. Cohn Winery, and under the tutelage of Helen Turley and the late John Speed of St. Francis Winery, David learned the art of winemaking. Don’t ask him his favorite, he loves all of his Cabs equally. For a $5 tasting fee, guests will taste six wines ranging in price from $10-$65 per bottle. Current tastings include: • 2007 Orchard Station Chardonnay: true to the grape – zesty citrus, spice and just a touch of oak, $24 • 2007 Russian River Gewurztraminer: Bronze medal winner – rose petals, floral, and apricot notes galore, $16 • 2005 Rutherford Bench Cabernet Sauvignon: Double Gold Best of Class! – concentrated fruit, superb balance and perfectly firm structure, only 15 barrels made, $65 Moondance Cellars is thrilled to announce a new label, Life Unleashed, they are launching to celebrate and support Canine Companions for Independence (CCI). Fifteen percent of each bottle will be donated to CCI. This new release is coming this month and will likely be their wonderful 2007 Merlot. David Cohen is a seasoned veteran of the wine business. He helped found the first winery co-op in the mid 1990s with Henry Mayo in Kenwood. A few years later, David worked to open the Wine Room with Tommy Smothers in Kenwood where he met and later married Priscilla who was the tasting room manager. For the following 12 years, David and Priscilla have sold Moondance Cellars and even began two more, still successful labels. Orchard Station and Friendly Dog Winery are alive and well and also available for tasting and purchase at the new tasting room today. One great facet to the new tasting room is the superb selection of gourmet oils, spices, sauces and mustards. Made solely for Moondance Cellars, the grapeseed oils and mustards are only available for purchase at the tasting room. Don’t miss the Sweet Hot Beer, Smoky Garlic Onion and Champagne Raspberry Honey mustards! For the truly decadent pairing, pick up tantalizing chocolates next door at Wine Country Chocolates. The Zinfandel truffle is exquisite with any of David’s Cabs! Open Thursday through Monday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., the tasting room is wheelchair accessible and of course, dog friendly! Moondance Cellars is located at 14301 Arnold Drive, Glen Ellen. For more information, call (707) 823-0880 or visit the website at moondancecellars.com.

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Kunde Estate Adds New Mountaintop Tour & Tasting
Kunde Family Estate announced the official launch of its new Mountain Top Tour and Tasting. Offered every Friday, Saturday and Sunday on the hour from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., the tour winds its way through the spectacular volcanic and vertical Kunde Family Estate and up into the Mayacamas Mountains in the comfort of a four wheel drive, air conditioned, 15-passenger van. On the ride up, guests learn about the family's certified sustainable winegrowing practices, history of the century-old estate, and influences of specific vineyard blocks on its ultra-premium wines. Once at the panoramic vista, with commanding views of the San Francisco Bay Area fiftymiles to the south and Russian River Valley to the west, guests will taste wines and overlook the estate vineyards from where they were created. Tickets are $25 each and available at www.kunde.com. “Growing up on the estate, I’ve always had my favorite spots to pause and take in all the beauty of the Sonoma Valley,” said Jeff Kunde, fourth-generation winegrower. “This mountaintop knoll … has always been a favorite of mine. It’s one of the most breathtaking views in all of wine country, and now we can share this expansive panoramic vista with our guests while tasting our estate-grown wines.” The newest addition to Kunde Family Estate’s offerings of destination tours and tastings, including its highly regarded Eco-Hikes, Dog Hikes and Cave Tours, the Mountaintop Tour and Tastings are available first-come, first-served with walk-ups welcome if seats are available. Advance reservations are highly recommended. Groups of six or more are required to make arrangements. The panoramic vista is also available for special events. For more information, or call (707) 8335501. Kunde Family Estate’s Tasting Room and the nearby Aging Caves are open daily from 10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. To learn more about Kunde Family Estate, visit www.kunde.com or call (707) 833-5501.
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Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards Catalan Festival
Transport yourself to Spain for the day with a short drive to Sonoma, July 24-25 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Catalan Festival at Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards pairs the unique spirit of Catalonia with the world-class quality of California sparkling and still wines. A celebration of the winery’s Spanish roots and the opening of the winery in July 1986, the Catalan Festival is now in its 18th year. Visitors are treated to authentic Catalan and Spanish dishes from many of the Bay Area’s best restaurants, all featuring mouthwatering traditional fare. Aromas of paella and other delicacies fill the air, while classical Spanish guitar and colorful Flamenco dancers set the stage with lively performances throughout the weekend. Authentic Spanish pottery and traditional foods are also for sale, encouraging guests to take home and share their experiences of the Catalan Festival. The bubbly abounds with samples available of Gloria Ferrer’s most popular sparklers and still wines, in addition to some of the Ferrer family’s collection of Spanish wines. Chefs from throughout the region come to showcase their culinary expertise and interact with event participants through daily paella and cooking demonstrations. The Catalan Festival is one of wine country’s most colorful events. Guests return year after year to experience Gloria Ferrer’s awardwinning wines, delicious Catalan and Spanish cuisine and unparalleled vineyard views from the winery that is the gateway to Sonoma Wine Country. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to let your senses be enticed by the melodies of classical guitar, rhythms of flamenco dance, aromas of saffron and spice, and taste of world-class bubbly. Tickets to the 18th annual Catalan Festival are $50 general admission, and $42.50 for club members and persons under 21. Gather your friends and reserve tickets now. RSVP online at www.gloriaferrer.com or at (707) 933-1999. The Ferrer family of Spain established Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards as the first sparkling wine house in California’s Sonoma Carneros region almost 25 years ago. In creating exceptional sparkling and still wines, blended to pair perfectly with a diverse array of cuisine, Gloria Ferrer embodies Spanish winegrowing history, timehonored tradition and centuries-old sustainable practices. True to tradition, the Ferrer family’s culture of generosity is expressed in their commitment to high quality, affordable wines for everyone to enjoy. Come and celebrate Spain in Sonoma.

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Mendocino County Heats Up this Summer
Unique Festivals & Lodging Packages Make Mendocino County Ideal Summer Destination
In addition to the intimate wineries, towering redwoods and quaint towns and villages, Mendocino County is known for its many unique festivals and events, particularly during the busy summertime months. There’s something for everyone – from kid-friendly events to wine and music festivals to the World’s Largest Salmon BBQ. Many lodging properties also offer fantastic summer packages, specifically designed to help the visitor enjoy the warm summer months to the fullest. There really isn’t a better time to experience the local culture and lore that make Mendocino County so unique! pass, are available for this premier event. Cost: $150. Reservations recommended. Friday night features a “Champagne Preview,” where outdoor artists’ booths will be open for a sneak preview, followed by the official Awards Presentation. Saturday and Sunday the festival is open to the public and will feature handmade items and live music. www.gualalaarts.org, (707) 884.1138

Round Valley Blackberry Festival – August 21-22 • Covelo
Don’t miss the 28th Annual Round Valley Blackberry Festival in Northern Mendocino County, featuring arts and craft booths, oodles of blackberry delicacies, food booths, live music, children’s activities and Mendocino wine tasting. Also features a 5k and 10k footrace on Sunday (benefiting the local library), followed by a Country Breakfast and Classic Car Show! (707) 367-8393, www.roundvalley.org For more information about these and other events taking place this summer in Mendocino County, or to make a reservation at any one of the romantic bed and breakfasts, quaint country inns, luxurious four-star resorts, relaxing retreat centers, or charming hotels and motels, call 1-866-466-3636 1-866-GO-MENDO) or visit the website at www.visitmendocino.com.

The Mendocino Music Festival – July 10-24 – Mendocino
The Mendocino Music Festival is a magical blend of exceptional music by outstanding performers in one of the most enchanting sites in Northern California. Each year in mid-July, a concert hall is built from the ground up in the festival’s 16,000-square-foot performance tent, just outside of Mendocino Village, on Mendocino Headlands State Park overlooking the Pacific Ocean. This year, the festival will include three orchestra concerts, two evenings of opera (Carmen), classical chamber concerts, jazz, bluegrass, world music, dance and big band. Daytime concerts include four piano series lecture/recitals, five Village Chamber Concerts, a children’s matinee, an emerging artists concert and a special jazz/pop concert. www.mendocinomusic.com, (707) 937-2044

Yorkville Highlands Wine Festival – August 14 – Yorkville Highlands
To celebrate the appellation’s birthday, the Yorkville Highlands Appellation hosts their annual Wine Festival each year at a different winery. This year, it’s at Meyer Family Cellars, between Boonville and Yorkville. Features fun events, such as grape stomping and hoop throwing, a BBQ (boar and lamb), live music, a silent auction and lots and lots of great local wine (over 30 will poured). www.yorkvillehighlands.org, (707) 895-2341

Art in the Redwoods – August 19-22 – Gualala
The 49th Annual Art in the Redwoods Festival is held in the charming seaside town of Gualala. Kick things off on Thursday evening with a “Top Hat” opening dinner and wine celebration at the Gualala Arts Center, where diners will get a sneak peek of the indoor art before it is judged. Only 100 tickets, which include a VIP Festival

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Livermore Shakes Features Masters at Work at Concannon Vineyard
We call William Shakespeare “the Bard” and “the Master” due his extraordinary use of the English language to convey the deepest feelings, the bawdiest jokes and explore our deepest dreams and desires. At Livermore Shakespeare Festival, artists who are also titled “masters” due to their professional training are gathering to produce Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet and Tom Stoppard’s The Real Thing, this summer at Concannon Vineyard in Livermore. Shakespeare’s Associates, producers of Livermore Shakespeare Festival has renewed a relationship with the A.C.T. Conservatory in San Francisco and will be featuring 3rd-year MFA candidate Wickett as Juliet and 2nd-year Ben Kahre as the firey Tybalt. Salazar, who won the hearts of audiences last year as Lysander in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, will play Romeo; his training was done at the famed Conservatory in Los Angeles. Performances are outdoors at award-winning Concannon Vineyard through August 7th. Patrons have the choice of bringing a picnic or purchasing food at Concannon’s new Underdog Café. For a calendar and information, visit LivermoreShakes.org. Tickets range from $25 to $39, day-dependent, with discounts for seniors and others. For tickets call 1-800-838-3006, or visit LivermoreShakes.org.

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Event Offers Wine, Reggae Music, Food & Fun at the Winery
Keeping up with tradition, Michael-David Winery will host its annual Reggae & Rhone event on August 21 from 6 to 9:30 p.m. at the winery in Lodi. Guests are invited to enjoy the Michael-David Rhone wines, Caribbean food, music and entertainment. Tickets are $65 or $50 for wine club members. The price for designated drivers is $35. The event will showcase the Michael-David Rhone wines, which include the newly re-designed 2007 6th Sense Syrah, the 2007 Petite Petit, Incognito and a selection of additional wines. Winery co-owners and brothers, Mike and Dave Phillips have been growing Rhone varietals in Lodi since 1984. “This event is a great way for us to showcase what we’ve been able to accomplish by growing Rhone varietals in Lodi. The varietals do well here in Lodi and we’ve been able to produce some serious Rhone wines and we like to show these off at this annual event,” explains Mike Phillips. Reggae music will be provided by The Itals, who will be traveling to Lodi from Jamaica just for this special event. Traditional Caribbean food will be served by Black Tie Gourmet. And, guests will enjoy a fire show from Fire Pixie, a group of fire dancers that perform exciting acrobatics. Michael-David Winery is owned by brothers Michael and David Phillips, who have built their Lodi winery into one of the fastest growing wineries in the U.S. The Phillips released their first commercial wine in 1984 under the Phillips Vineyards label after years of growing grapes for other wineries. Now celebrating more than 26 years as a winery, Michael and David have over 700 acres of vineyards in Lodi. They pride themselves on their meticulous farming practices, which result in superior quality in the bottle. Their hard work has paid off and the wines regularly take top awards in wine competitions nationwide. Michael-David Winery is located one mile east of Interstate 5 on Highway 12 in Lodi. For additional information, call 209368-7384 or visit the web site at www.MichaelDavidWinery.com.

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Great Whites Invade Summit to Sea in This Month
by Laura Ness
Summer is the season for great whites, and all the Summit to Sea wineries will be offering special pricing on their white wines for the month of July. Burrell School offers Chardonnay and splits of rosé, Loma Prieta has Viognier, Hunter Hill features Sauvignon Blanc, Poetic Cellars has Chardonnay and Viognier and Vine Hill offers Chardonnay from Clements Hills as well as from the Santa Cruz Mountains. Buy two bottles or more and get a Corky the Wine Whale squirter free: one whale per purchase, please. Or, you can buy them at $3 each. Incredibly handy for keeping the kids in your life entertained while you enjoy your wine. jewelry by Elizabeth Moon and relax by the fountain or play bocce ball while watching rays of sun surf the waves on the Santa Cruz shoreline below. Poetic Cellars will celebrate Passport with live music, an art show, food for purchase, picnic facilities and new releases, including the 2007 Merlot. The “Quatrain” Zin-based blend is a summer BBQ delight, and the Petite Sirah is as dense as a fresh-baked blueberry pie in July! Join Poetic Cellars at Chaminade on July 23rd for a special Farm to Table dinner at the spectacular Linwood’s restaurant at the resort overlooking the town of Santa Cruz and the sea beyond. Reception begins at 5:30; $65 per person, includes fabulous four-course meal including wine tasting; RSVP (831) 475 5600.

Spot the Whale on Passport Day, July 17
All the Summit to Sea Wine Trail wineries will be offering Corky the Wine Whale tattoos on Passport weekend: the perfect accessory for summer fashions! Come out and enjoy the festivities and pick up a Corky At Burrell School, they’ll be flying the Hawaiian flag, and the festively attired staff will greet you with leis and alohas, along with Hawaiian-themed food and the incomparable music of Izzy. Wear the loudest Hawaiian shirt you own and win a prize! For Sippers club members, it’s barrel sampling and futures purchase once more. Taste, evaluate and purchase futures at 50% off retail. Choose from ’09 Chardonnay, ’09 Old School Cabernet, ’08 “Dean’s List” Cabernet Sauvignon and ’08 Estate Merlot. Hunter Hill will offer appetizers, music, jewelry, a mini farmer’s market and a jaw-dropping sale on 2006 Syrah at $10/bottle, while it lasts. Relax by the waterfall in the stylish Adirondack-style lawn chairs and drink in the peace of this beautifully landscaped setting. There’s a new frog sculpture in the pond and an orchard of avocado and lemon trees, amidst wildflowers galore. What a setting for the popular “Dinner in the Vineyard” series! Join Vann and Christine outdoors in the vineyard on July 19th, 5-8 p.m., with cuisine prepared by Guest Chef Michael Clark of Michael’s on Main; RSVP (831) 465-9294, $85/$75 wine club members. Do you love oysters? Come on up to Loma Prieta and chat with Bill the Oyster Man, who will ply you with tales of the deep while shucking his succulent bivalves that taste oh so wonderful with the Loma Prieta Viognier, on sale for $19/bottle. Enjoy live music, browse

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Solis Winery Wins Top State, International Awards
Solis Winery will have to expand its trophy case after taking home major awards from several recent wine competitions. At the prestigious California State Fair 2010 Wine Competition, Solis Winery earned Best of Class of Region (Greater Bay Appellation) awards for both its Fiano, Estate 2009 and Sangiovese, Estate 2007. The Santa Clara Valley winery was also honored with Silver Awards for the Cara Mia, Reserve 2006 and Merlot, Estate 2006, as well as a Bronze Award for the Syrah 2006. First held in 1855, the California State Fair Competition is considered the oldest and most prestigious wine competition in North America and now draws more than 2,700 entries from over 600 top California wineries each year. Judging takes place over three days by a panel of experienced wine experts. It is the only competition that requires all wines to be entered based on the viticultural area (or appellation) where the grapes are grown, not where the winery is located. Solis Winery also garnered additional awards at other recent world-wide competitions. At the San Diego International Wine Competition, judges awarded Solis Winery Silver Medals for the Cara Mia, Reserve 2006 and Port. At the Orange County Commercial Wine Competition, the winery took home Silver Medals for the Cara Mia, Reserve 2006 Chardonnay, Estate 2008 and Sangiovese, Estate 2007. The Gilroy-based winery picked up even more awards at the Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition, including Silver Medals for the Chardonnay, Estate 2008 and Seducente 2007, as well as a Bronze Medal for the Port. “Receiving these top awards at such prestigious competitions makes all of us very proud,” said owner Vic Vanni. “We are humbled to receive such high marks in all of these notable competitions. These honors truly inspire us to continue doing what we love most: producing distinctive wines.” Solis Winery’s award-winning wines are available locally. Guests are encouraged to sample them by personally visiting the winery’s tasting room, located at 3920 Hecker Pass in Gilroy. To learn more, visit www.soliswinery.com.

About Solis Winery
Solis Winery lies in the heart of Santa Clara Valley’s rich winegrowing region. Originally planted by Italian immigrants in the 1920s, the vineyard changed hands in 1980 when the Vanni family purchased the land. Since then, the Vannis have continued to marry tradition with modern technology and art with innovation to produce award-winning wines.
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NAPA VALLEY
A Dozen Vintners – Tasting Room, 3000 Highway 29 North, St. Helena; 707 967-0666 Open daily 10-5 Black Corden Vnyds – 4155 Dry Creek Rd, Napa; 707 226-6860 Open by appointment only BLACK STALLION – 4089 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 253-1400 Open daily 10-5 Gifts, Children & Pets OK, Cheese Pairings; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Educational Programs, Food Pairings Boeschen – 3242 Silverado Trail, St. Helena; 707 963-3674 Open by appointment only Bouchaine Vineyards – 1075 Buchli Station Rd, Napa; 707 252-9065 Open daily 10:30-4 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 Bravante Vineyards – 300 Stone Ridge Rd, Angwin; 707-965-2552 Open by appointment only Bremer Family Winery –975 Deer Park Road, St. Helena; 707 963-5411 Daily 10-5 by appointment Brown Estate – 3233 Sage Canyon Road, St. Helena; 707 963-2453 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 Burgess Cellars –1108 Deer Park Road, St. Helena; 800 752-9463 Open by appointment only Cade Winery – 360 Howell Mountain Rd So, Angwin; 707 965-2746 Open by appointment only Cafaro Cellars – 2591 Pinot Way, St. Helena; 707 963-7181 Open by appointment only Cain – 3800 Langtry Road, St. Helena; 707 963-1616 Open by appointment only Cakebread Cellars – 8300 St. Helena Hwy, Rutherford; 707 963-5222 Open by appointment only Calafia Cellars – 629 Fulton Lane, St. Helena; 707 963-0114 Open by appointment only Caldwell – 169 Kruzer Lane, Napa; 707 255-1294 Tours/tasting by appointment only at 10:30, 1:30 or 4:30 Cali 351 – 400 Silverado Trail, Calistoga; 707 942-9581 Thu-Mon 10-5 CALISTOGA WINE STOP – 1458 Lincoln Ave, #2 Calistoga; 707 942-5556 Daily 10-6 Cardinale – Tasting Room, 7600 St. Helena Hwy, Oakville; 707 948-2643 Open daily 10:30-5 CASA NUESTRA WINERY – 3451 Silverado Trail No, St. Helena; 707 963-5783 Open Mon-Sat 10-5 Gifts, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Winery Tours & appointments CASTELLO DI AMOROSA – 4045 North St. Helena Hwy (Hwy 39), Calistoga; 707 942-8200 Open daily 9:30-6 Gifts, Children & Pets OK; call ahead for: Winery & Cave Tours, reservation recommended Caymus Vineyards – 8700 Conn Creek Rd, Rutherford; 707 967-3010 Open daily by appointment Ceja Vineyards Tasting Room – 1248 1st St, Napa; 707 226-6445 Open daily 12-6, Sat till 11 Ceja Family Vineyards – 1016 Las Amigas Rd, Napa 707 255-3954 Open by appointment only Chappellet Vineyard – 1581 Sage Canyon Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-7136 Open by appointment only Charbay Winery & Distillery – 4001 Spring Mtn Rd; St. Helena; 707 963-9327 Open daily 10-4 CHARLES KRUG WINERY – 2800 Main St. Hwy 29, St. Helena; 707 967-2229 Open daily 10:30-5 Charter Oak Winery – 831 Charter Oak Ave, St. Helena; 707 963-2298 Open by appointment only Chase Family Cellars – 2252 Sulphur Springs Road, St. Helena; 707 963-1284 Open by appointment only Chateau Boswell – 3468 Silverado Trail, St. Helena; 707 963-5472 Open by appointment only Chateau Montelena – 1429 Tubbs Ln, Calistoga; 707 942-5105 Open daily 9:30-4 Chimney Rock Winery – 5350 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 257-2641 Open daily 10-5 Clif Family Winery – 1312 Vidovich Avenue, St. Helena; 707 968-0625 Mon-Fri 11am, 1pm & 3pm, Sat-Sun by appt Cliff Lede Vineyards – 1473 Younvtille Cross Rd, Yountville; 707 944-8642 Open daily 10-4 CLOS DU VAL WINERY – 5330 Silverado Trail, Napa; 800 993-9463 Open daily 10-5 Gift Items, Picnic Area, Art Exhibits, Children & Pets OK; call ahead for: Wine Tours, Vineyard Tours, Food Pairings Clos Pegase – 1060 Dunaweal Ln, Calistoga; 707 942-4981 Open daily 10:30-4:30 Conn Creek Winery – 8711 Silverado Trail, St. Helena; 707 963-9100 Open Sat 10-4, Sun-Fri 11-4 Constant – 2121 Diamond Mountain Rd, Calistoga; 707 942-0707 Open by appointment only Continuum Estate – 1677 Sage Canyon Road, 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 Gift Items, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for: Wine Tours, Food Pairings CORNERSTONE CELLARS – 6505 Washington St., Suite 7, Yountville; 707 948-6512 Daily 10-6 Cosentino Winery – 7415 St. Helena Hwy, Yountville; 707 944-1220 Open daily 10-5:30 Crane Family Winery – 1051 Borrette Lane, Napa; 707 259-0175 Open by appointment only Crocker & Starr – St. Helena; 707-967-9111 Open by appointment only Cult Wine Central – Tasting Room, 40 St. Helena Hwy, Oakville; 800 848-9630 Open daily 10-4:30

ACACIA VINEYARD – 2750 Las Amigas Road, Napa
Explore Wine Country less traveled and experience the beauty of Acacia. Situated on a country lane with spectacular views of San Pablo Bay, Acacia is dedicated to producing award-winning, vineyard designate Pinot Noir and Chardonnay from some of the oldest vines in Carneros.

Open by appointment only, Mon-Sat 10am-4pm and Sun noon-4pm 707-226-9991 (ext.2) or 887-226-1700 (toll free) 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; 707 963-6071 Open by appointment only Amizetta – 1099 Greenfield Road, St. Helena; 707 963-1460 Open by appointment only Amuse Bouche Winery – 2930 St. Helena Hwy, St. Helena; 707 967-8814 Open by appointment only Ancien – Napa; 707 927-6594 Open by appointment only Anderson’s Conn Valley Vnyds – 680 Rossi Road, St. Helena; 707 963-8600 Open by appointment only ANDRETTI WINERY – 4162 Big Ranch Road, Napa; 888 460-8463 Open daily 10-5 I Children OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours (Private Tours for 10 or more), Educational Programs Antica Napa Valley –3700 Soda Canyon, Napa; 707 257-8700 Open by appointment only ARGER-MARTUCCI – 1455 Inglewood Ave, St. Helena; 707 963-4334 Open daily 10-5 Wine Tasting, Gift Items, Picnic Area, Arts Exhibit, Children OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Food Pairing Ariel Vineyards – 1312 Town Center, Napa; 707 257-9731 Mon-Sat 9-5, Sun 10-3 Arkenstone Vineyards –335 West Lane, Angwin; 707 965-1020 Open by appointment only Arns – 601 Muno Road, St. Helena; 707 963-3429 Open by appointment only ARTESA – 1345 Henry Road, Napa; 707 224-1668 Open daily 10-4:30 Gift Items, Children OK; Call for Winery Tours at 11 & 2, Vineyard Tours, Food Pairings Atalon – 3299 Bennett Lane, Calistoga; 1-800-224-4090 Open daily 11-5 August Briggs – 333 Silverado Trail, Calistoga; 707 942-4912 Open daily, 10:30-4:30 Back Room Wines – 1000 Main Street, Napa; 707 226-1378 Sun-Wed 10-6, Thu-Sat 10 to 9 BALDACCI – 6236 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 944-9261 Open daily 10-4 Gift Items, Children & Pets OK Ballentine Vineyards – 2820 St. Helena Hwy N, St. Helena; 707 963-7919 Open daily 10-5 Barclay & Browning Wines – St. Helena; 707 963-3185 Open by appointment only Barlow Vineyards – 4411 Silverado Trail, Calistoga; 707 942-8742 Open by appointment only Barnett Vineyards – 4070 Spring Mountain, St. Helena; 707 963-7075 Open by appointment only Beaulieu Vineyards – 1960 Hwy 29, Rutherford; 707 967-5233 Open daily 10-5 Beau Vigne – 6795 Washington, Yountville; 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 by appointment only BENESSERE WINERY – 1010 Big Tree Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-5853 Open daily 10-5 Gift Items, Picnic Area, Art Exhibits, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Food Pairings BENNETT LANE – 3340 Hwy 128, Calistoga; 877 MAX-NAPA Open daily 10-5:30 Gift Items, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Vineyard Tours, Educational Programs, Food Pairings BERINGER VINEYARDS
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2000 Main Street, St. Helena | www.Beringer.com Bighorn Cellars – 3105 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 226-8569 Black Cat Vineyard – 1075 Shadybrook Ln, Napa; 707 321-0866 Fri-Sat 11-4 or by appt Open by appointment only

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Cuvaison Estate Wines – 4500 Silverado Trail, Calistoga; 707 942-2468 Cuvaison Estate Wines – 1221 Duhig Road, Carneros (between Napa & Sonoma); 707 942-2455 Darioush Winery – 4240 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 257-2345 David Arthur – 1521 Sage Canyon Road, St. Helena; 707 963-5190
EST. 1860

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

DAVID FULTON WINERY & VINEYARD
LESS THAN 400 CASES/YEAR PRODUCED

Old Vine Petite Sirah now available for tasting.
Savor the estate Petite Sirah on the deck or in the cool historic winery. Picnickers and friendly pooches welcome.

Open Fridays and Mondays 11-4 and other days by appointment. 825 Fulton Lane, St. Helena • 707-967-0719 • www.DavidFultonWinery.com Del Bondio Wine Co. – 1333 Bella Oaks Lane, Napa; 707 963-2805 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 Gifts, Children OK, Winery Tours, Vineyard Tours; Call ahead for groups of eight or more Domaine Chandon – 1 California Dr, Yountville; 707 944-2280 DOMINARI
Napa’s newest Classic! We invite you to come see our beautiful new space, and taste our stellar lineup of current releases, which features some of the Napa Valley’s most classic and sought after varietals.

Open by appointment only Open by appointment only Open by appointment only Open Mon-Fri by appointment Open by appointment only Open daily 10-6 Open daily 10-5

Open by appointment 7 days a week, 10 am to 4.30 pm 620 Trancas Street, Napa | 707-226-1600 | Dominari.com Duckhorn Vineyards – 1000 Lodi Lane, St. Helena; 707 963-7108 Dutch Henry Winery – 4300 Silverado Trail, Calistoga; 707 942-5771 Eagle & Rose – 1844 Pope Canyon Rd, Pope Valley; 707 965-9463 Eeden Wines– 3505 Spring Mountain Rd., St. Helena; 707 337-5526 EHLERS ESTATE
Join us in our historic stone building salon and beautiful olive grove. Tuesday thru Saturday, 11-4:30 – $25 for a current flight tasting Enjoy our limited production 1886 Cabernet Sauvignon (95 points) All proceeds benefit cardiovascular research. For reservations, call 707-963-5972

Open by appointment, 10-4 Open daily 10-4:30 Open appointment by only Open daily 12-4 by appointment only

3222 Ehlers Lane, St. Helena | For reservations, call 707.963.5972 El Molino Winery – St. Helena; 707 963-6021 Weekdays, by appointment only Elizabeth Rose – Poured at Cult Wine Central, 40 St. Helena Hwy,Oakville; 800 848-9630 Open daily 10-4 Elizabeth Spencer – 1165 Rutherford Road, Rutherford; 707 963-6067 Open daily 10-6 Elkhorn Peak Cellars – 200 Polson Rd, Napa; 707 255-0504 Open by appointment only Elyse – 2100 Hoffman Ln, Napa; 707 944-2900 Open by appointment only 10-5 Envy Wines – 1170 Tubbs Ln, Calistoga; 707 942-4670 Open daily by appointment 10-4:30 ETUDE
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1250 Cuttings Wharf Road, Napa | Open Daily 10am-4:30pm 707-257-5300 | www.etudewines.com Failla – 3530 Silverado Trail, St. Helena; 707 963-0530 Falcor – 2511 Napa Corporate Dr, Ste 115, Napa; 888-402-WINE Far Niente – 1350 Acacia Dr, Oakville; 707 944-2861 Farella-Park – 2222 N. Third Ave, Napa; 707 254-9489 Fleury Estate Winery – 950 Galleron Rd, Rutherford; 707 967-8333 Flora Springs – The Room – 677 St. Helena Hwy So., St. Helena; 707 967-8032 Children & Pets OK, Picnic Area Open by appointment only Open daily 10-5 Open by appointment only 10-3 Open daily 10-4 Open daily 10-4 Open daily 10-5

Open by appointment only Flora Springs Winery – 1978 Zinfandel Ln, St. Helena; 707 967-6723 FOLIE A DEUX – 7481 St. Helena Hwy, Oakville; 800 535-6400 Open daily 10-6 Gift Items, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK FOLIO WINEMAKERS’ STUDIO – 1285 Dealy Lane, Napa; 707 256-2757 Mon-Tue 12-5, Sat-Sun 11-5 Gift Items, Art Exhibits, Picnic Area, Children Welcomed; call ahead for: Winery Tours, Educational Programs, Food Pairings Fontanella Family – 1721 Partrick Road, Napa; 707 252-1017 Open daily by appointment 10-4 Forman Vineyards – 1501 Big Rock Road, St. Helena; 707 963-3900 Open by appointment only Franciscan Vineyards – 1178 Galleron Rd, Rutherford; 707 963-7111 Open daily 10-5 FRANK FAMILY VINEYARDS – 1091 Larkmead Lane, Calistoga; 707 942-0859 Open daily 10-5 Gift Items, Picnic Area Frazier Winery – 70 Rapp Lane, Napa; 707 255-3444 Open by appointment FREEMARK ABBEY – 3022 St. Helena Hwy 29 N., St. Helena; 707 963-9694 Open Daily 10-5 Gift Items, Children Welcomed; Call ahead for: Winery Tours Frog’s Leap – 8815 Conn Creek Road, Rutherford; 707 963-4704 Open by appointment only G Cook – 264 N. Fork Crystal Springs Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-7760 Open by appointment only Gargiulo – 575 Oakville Crossroad, Napa; 707 944-2770 Open by appointment only Gemella Wines – Napa; 707 261-9855 Open by appointment only Girard Winery – (Tasting Room) 6795 Washington, Yountville; 968-9297; Open daily 10-6 Winery by appointment only Godspeed Vineyards – 3655 Mount Veeder Rd; 707 254-7766 Open daily by appointment Golden State Vintners – 401 St. Helena Highway South, St. Helena; 707 963-2335 Daily 10-5 Goosecross Cellars – 1119 State Lane, Yountville; 707 944-1986 Open daily 10-4:30 Graeser Winery – 255 Petrified Forest Rd, Calistoga; 707 942-4437 Open by appointment only 10-5 GRGICH HILLS – 1829 St. Helena Hwy, Rutherford; 707 963-2784 Open daily 9:30-4:30 Gift Items, Children OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours By Appt. at 11 & 2, Food Pairings Groth – 750 Oakville Crossroad, Oakville; 707 944-0290 Open by appointment only Guffy – 1390 Thompson Ave, Napa; 707 258-2532 Open by appointment only Guilliams – 3851 Spring Mountain Road, St. Helena; 707 963-9059 Open by appointment only Gustavo Thrace – 1021 McKinstry St, Napa; 707 257-6796 Open 11-6 Mon-Wed; 11-8 Thu-Sat; Sun 11-5 Haber Family Vnyds– 345 Pine Breeze Dr, Angwin; 914 804-9660 Open by appointment only HAGAFEN CELLARS – 4160 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 252-0781 Open daily 10-5 Gift Items, Picnic Area, Art Exhibits, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Wine Tours Hall Rutherford – 56 Auberge Road, Rutherford; 707 967-0700 Open by appointment only Hall St. Helena – 401 St. Helena Hwy So, St. Helena; 707 967-2620 Open daily 10-5:15 Hans Fahden Vineyards – 4855 Petrified Forest Rd, St. Helena; 707 942-6760 Open by appointment HdV Wines – 588 Trancas St, Napa; 707 251-9121 Open by appointment only Hartwell Vineyards – 5795 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 255-4269 Open Wed-Sun 11-4 Heitz Cellars Tasting Room – 436 St. Helena Hwy 29, St. Helena; 707 963-3542 Open daily 11-4:30 Helena View Johnston – 3500 Highway 128, Calistoga; 707 942-4956 Open by appointment only Hendry – 3104 Redwood Dr, Napa; 707 226-8320 Open by appointment only Hess Collection – 4411 Redwood Rd, Napa; 707 255-1144 Open daily 10-5:30 Hill Family Estate – 6512 Washington, Yountville; 707 944-9580 Open daily 10-6 Honig Vineyards – 850 Rutherford Rd, Rutherford; 707 963-5618 Open daily by appointment 10-4 Hope & Grace – 6540 Washington St, Yountville; 707 944-2500 Mon-Sat 10-6 Hopper Creek – 6204 Washington St, Yountville; 707 944-0675 Open daily by appointment only 11-4 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 J. Doran – 45 Enterprise Ct, Napa; 925 418-5630 Open by appointment J. Kirkwood Winery – 1020 Borrette Lane, Napa Limited tours and tastings by appointment only James Cole – 5014 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 251-9905 Open by appointment only James Creek – 2249 James Creek Rd, Pope Valley; 707 965-2646 Open by appointment only Jarvis Winery – 2970 Monticello Rd, Napa; 1-800-255-5280 Open by appointment only JESSUP CELLARS – 6740 Washington St, Yountville; 707 944-8523 Open daily 10-6 Art Exhibits; Call ahead for Food Pairings, last tasting at 5:30pm John Anthony Vineyards – 1440 First Street, Napa; 707 265-7711 Open daily 10-6

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JOSEPH PHELPS VINEYARDS – 200 Taplin Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-2745 Gift Items, Children OK; Tastings & Seminars by appointmentBy appointment Last tasting Mon-Fri at 3:30pm, Last tasting on Sat-Sun 2:30 JUDD’S HILL – 2332 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 255-2332 Gift Items, Picnic Area, Children Welcomed Juslyn – 2900 Spring Mountain Rd, St. Helena; 707 265-1804 (Poured at Silenus Vintners) Kapcsandy Family Winery – 1001 State Lane, Yountville; 707 265-1804 Keenan – 3660 Spring Mountain Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-9177 Keever – 26 Vineyard View Dr, Yountville; 707 944-0910 Kelham – 360 Zinfandel Ln; St. Helena; 707 963-2000 Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat-Sun 10-4 Modus Operandi Cellars – 45 Enterprise Ct, Napa; 530 219-6199 Open by appointment only MONTICELLO VINEYARDS – 4242 Big Ranch Rd, Napa; 707 253-2802 Open daily 10-4:30 Gift Items, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for: Wine Tours, Food Pairings Morey Cellars – Napa Call for information; 707 226-2348 Moss Creek Winery – 6015 Steele Rd, Napa; 707 252-1295 Open by appointment Mount Veeder Winery – Mt. Veeder; 707-967-3993 Open by appointment only MUMM NAPA – 8445 Silverado Trail, Rutherford; 800 MUM-NAPA Open daily 10-5 Gift Items, Art Exhibits, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Wine Tours MurphyVineyards – 395 Crane Ave, St. Helena; 707 963-2516 Open by appointment only NAPA CELLARS – 7481 St. Helena Hwy, Oakville; 707 944-2565 Open daily 10-6 Gift Items, Picnic Area, Children OK Napa Valley Farms – 929 Main St, St. Helena; 707 963-8011 Open by appointment Napa Wine Company – 1133 Oakville Cross Rd, Oakville; 707 944-1710 Open daily 10-4 Neal Family Vineyards – 716 Liparita Rd, Angwin; 707 965-2800 Open by appointment Newton Vineyards – 2555 Madrona Ave, St. Helena; 707 963-9000 Open by appointment Neyers Vineyards– 2153 Sage Canyon Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-8840 Open by appointment Nichelini Winery – 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 Mon-Fri 10-3, Sat-Sun 10-2 by appt Nord Estate – Yountville; 707 945-1094 Open by appointment only O’Brien Estate – 1200 Orchard Ave, Napa; 707 252-8463 Open by appointment Mon-Sat 10-5 O’Shaughnessy Estate – Angwin, 707 965-2898 Open by appointment only Oakville Ranch Vineyards– 7781 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707-944-9665 Open by appointment Olabisi – 974 Franklin St, Napa; 707 257-7477 Open Mon-Sun 11-6 OnThEdge – (Vermeli Wines) 1255 Lincoln Ave, Calistoga; 877-668-4334 Daily 10-5 Opus One – 7900 St. Helena Hwy, Oakville; 707 944-9442 Open daily by appointment 10-4 Orin Swift Cellars – 1352 Main St, St. Helena; 707 967-9179 Open by appointment Mon-Fri 1-4 Outpost Estate Wines – Angwin; 707 965-1718 Open by appointment only Page Wine Cellars – 6505 Washington St., Suite 7, Yountville; 707 944-2339 Daily 10-6 (Closed Tuesdays) Page Wine Cellars – 520 California Blvd, #20, Napa; 707 944-2339 Open by appointment only Palmaz Vineyards – 4029 Hagen Road, Napa; 707 226-5587 Open daily by appointment Paloma Vineyard – 4013 Spring Mountain Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-7504 Open by appointment Paoletti Vineyards – 4501 Silverado Trail, Calistoga; 707 942-0689 Open by appointment Fri-Sat 11-5, 11-4 Sun Paradigm – 1277 Dwyer Rd, Oakville; 707 944-1683 Open by appointment Paraduxx – 7257 Silverado Trail, Yountville; 707 945-0890 Open by appointment Patz & Hall – 851 Napa Valley Corporate Way, Ste A, Napa; 707 265-7700 Open Wed-Sun 10-4 Peacock Family – 3100 Spring Mountain Rd, St. Helena; 707 967-0770 Open by appointment Pedemonte Cellars – 1620 S. Whitehall Lane, St. Helena; 707 933-8352 Open by appointment only Pedras Wines – 5040 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 287-4925 Open by appointment only Peju – 8466 St. Helena Hwy, Rutherford; 707 963-3600 Open daily 10-6 Peter Franus Wine Company – Napa; 707 945-0542 Open by appointment only Pheonix – 3175 Dry Creek Road, Napa; 877 374-6364 By advance appointment only Pina Napa Valley – 8060 Silverado Trail, Rutherford; 707 738-9328 Open daily by appointment 10-4 Pine Ridge – 5901 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 252-9777 Open daily 10:30-4:30 PlumpJack Winery – 620 Oakville Crossroad, Oakville; 707 945-1220 Open daily 10-4 Pope Valley Winery – 6613 Pope Valley Rd, Napa; 707 965-1246 Open Thu-Sun 11-5 or by appt PRAGER WINERY & PORT WORKS – 1281 Lewelling, St. Helena; 707 963-PORT (7678) Open daily 10:30-4:30 Children & Pets OK Pride Mountain Wines – 4026 Spring Mountain Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-4949 Open by appointment Provenance – 1695 St. Helena Hwy, St. Helena; 707 968-3633 Open daily 10:30-5:30 Quintessa – 1601 Silverdo Trail, St. Helena; 707 967-1601 Open by appointment Quixote – 6126 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 944-2659 Open by appointment RAYMOND VINEYARD – 849 Zinfandel Ln, St. Helena; 707 963-3141 Open daily 10-4 Gift Items, Children OK; Call ahead for Wine Tours

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Family owned producer of Estate Carneros Pinot Noir for 30 years.
Visit our beautiful winery on the Silverado Trail in St Helena to taste Estate Pinot Noir, single-vineyard Petite Sirah and a variety of other classic and esoteric varietals.

Open daily by appointment only, 11am to 4pm 1001 Silverado Trail South, St. Helena • (707) 963-5667 Kenzo Estate – 3200 Monticello Road, Napa; 707 259-5408 Daily by appointment 10-4:30 KooLooLoo Vineyard – 1004 Clinton Street, Napa; 707 815-6510 Tue-Sun 12-6 Krupp Brothers – 3267 Soda Canyon Rd., Napa; 707 259-1198 Open by appointment Kuleto Estate – 2470 Sage Canyon Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-9750 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 Lamborn Family Vnyds – Summit Lake Dr, Howell Mtn; 925 254-0511 Open by appointment only Larkmead Vineyards – 1100 Larkmead Ln, Calistoga; 707 942-0167 Open 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 Lion's Run Wines – Tasted at Ubuntu Annex 1130 Main Street, Napa; 707 287-0273 Open by appointment 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 Loos Family Wines – 3105 Silverado Trail, Napa; 408 799-5938 Open by appointment LOUIS M. MARTINI – 254 St. Helena Hwy So. (Hwy 29 ), St. Helena; 707 968-3361 Open daily 10-6 Gift Items; Call ahead for: Wine Tours at 11 & 2, Cellar Tours, Food Pairings LUNA VINEYARDS
The first winery on the left heading north on the Silverado Trail. Enjoy the salon-like atmosphere of this beautiful tasting room where you can sample Luna Vineyards’ highly regarded Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Grigio and other varietals at the magnificent tasting bar. Private tours, along with tastings in their gorgeous private reserve room, by appointment only.

Open daily 10-5, 2921 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 255-2474 Madonna Estate Winery – 5400 Old Sonoma Rd, Napa; 707 255-8864 Madrigal Vineyards – 3718 N. St. Helena Hwy, Calistoga; 707 942-6577 MAHONEY VINEYARDS – Taste at Oxbow, 708 First St, Napa; 707 265-9600 Gift Items, Art Exhibits, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Food Pairings Mario Perelli-Minetti – 1443 Silverado Trail, St. Helena; 707 963-8310 Markham Vnyds – 2812 St. Helena Hwy 29, St. Helena; 707 963-5292 Marston Family Vineyard – 3600 White Sulphur Springs Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-8490 Mason Cellars Oxbow Tasting Room – 7l4 First St, Napa 707 255-0658 Mayacamas Vineyards – 1155 Lokoya Rd, Napa; 707 224-4030 McKenzie-Mueller – 2530 Las Amigas Rd, Napa; 707 252-0186 MERRYVALE VINEYARDS – 1000 Main St, St. Helena; 707 963-7777 Gift Items, Art Exhibits, Children & Pets OK Call ahead for: Wine Tours Sat & Sun at 10:30, Educational Programs, Food Pairings Midsummer Cellars– 771 Sage Canyon Rd, Rutherford; 707 225-4367 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 Open daily 10-5 Open daily 10-4 Open daily 11-6 Fri-Sat 11-9 Open Thu-Sun 10-5 Open daily 10-5 Open by appointment Open Thu-Mon 11-5:30 Open by appointment only Open by appointment only Open daily 10-6:30

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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

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Schedule a tasting daily 10 am to 4 pm 3108 Silverado Trail, Napa Valley • (707) 224-4299 Regusci Winery – 5584 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 254-0403 Open daily 10-5 Revana Family – 2930 St. Helena Hwy, St. Helena; 707 967-8814 Open by appointment Reverie Winery – 1250 Diamond Mtn Rd, Calistoga; 707 942-6800 Open by appointment REYNOLDS FAMILY – 3266 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 258-2558 Open daily 10-4:30 Rios Wine – 1334-B Lincoln Ave, Calistoga; 707 942-1376 Open daily 10:30-6:30 Ritchie Creek – 4024 Spring Mountain Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-4661 Open by appointment Road 31 Wine Co – Napa; 707 649-1200 Open by appointment only Robert Biale – 4038 Big Ranch Rd, Napa; 707 257-7555 Open by appointment Robert Craig Winery – 625 Imperial Way, Napa; 707 252-2250 x1 Open by appointment Mon-Sat 10-4 Robert Keenan – 3660 Spring Mtn. Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-9177 Open by appointment ROBERT MONDAVI – 7801 St. Helena Hwy 29, Oakville; 707 968-2001 Open daily 10-5 Robert Sinskey Vnyds – 6320 Silverado Trail, Yountville; 707 944-9090 Open daily 10-4:30 Robinson Family Vnyds – 5880 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 944-8004 Open by appointment ROMBAUER VINEYARD – 3522 Silverado Trail, No, St. Helena; 707 963-5170 Open daily 10-5 Round Pond Winery – 886 Rutherford Rd, Rutherford; 1-877-963-9364 By appointment Rubicon Estates – 1991 St. Helena Hwy, Rutherford; 707 968-1161 Open daily 10-5 Rudd Winery – 500 Oakville Cross Rd, Oakville; 707 944-8577 Open Tues-Sat by appointment Ruston Family – 2798 Spring St, St. Helena; 707 967-8025 Open by appointment Rustridge Ranch – 2910 Lower Chiles Valley Rd, St. Helena; 707 965-9353 Open by appointment Rutherford Grove – 1673 St. Helena Hwy, Rutherford; 707 963-0544 Open daily 10-4:30 Rutherford Hill – 200 Rutherford Hill Rd, Rutherford; 707 963-1871 Open daily 10-5 Rutherford Ranch – 1680 Silverado Trail, Rutherford; 707 963-5251 Open daily 10-4:30 Saddleback Cellars – 7802 Money Road, Oakville; 707 944-1305 Open daily by appointment 10-4 Saintsbury – 1500 Los Carneros Ave, Napa; 707 252-0592 Open Mon-Sat by appointment Salvestrin Vineyard – 397 Main Street, St. Helena; 707 963-5105 Open by appointment Saviez Vineyards – 4060 Silverado Trail, Calistoga; 707 942-5889 Open by appointment Sawyer Cellars – 8350 St. Helena Hwy, Rutherford; 707 963-1980 Open daily 10-4 School House Vineyards – 3549 Langtry Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-4240 Open by appointment Schramsberg – 1400 Schramsberg Rd, Calistoga; 707 942-2414 Open daily by appointment 10-4 Schweiger Vineyards – 4015 Spring Mt Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-4882 Open by appointment Seavey Vineyard – 1310 Conn Valley Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-8339 Open by appointment SEQUOIA GROVE – 8338 St. Helena Hwy 29, Rutherford; 707 944-2945 Open daily 10:30-5 Gift Items, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for: Wine Tours, Food Pairings Shafer Vineyards – 6154 Silverado Trail, Nap; 707 944-2877 Open by appointment Sherwin Family – 4060 Spring Mountain Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-1154 Open by appointment Signorello Vineyards – 4500 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 255-5990 Fri-Sun 10-5, Mon-Thu by appointment Silenus Vintners – 5225 Solano Ave, Napa; 707 299-3930 Open by appointment only Silver Oak Cellars – 915 Oakville Crossroad, Oakville; 1-800-273-8809 Open Mon-Sun 9-5 Silver Rose Cellars – 400 Silverado Trail, Calistoga; 707 942-9581 Open daily 10-5 Silverado Trail Wine Studio – 3105 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 226-8569 Fri & Sat 11-4, Thu-Tue by appt Silverado Vineyards – 6121 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 257-1770 Open daily 10-5 Sixteen by Twenty Wines – 4155 Dry Creek Rd, Napa; 707 226-6860 Open by appointment only Sky Vineyards – 1500 Lokoya Rd, Napa; 707 935-1391 Open by appointment Smith Madrone – 4022 Spring Mountain Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-2283 Open by appointment Sodaro Estate – 24 Blue Oak Lane, Napa; 707 975-6689 Open by appointment Somerston Vineyards – 3450 Sage Canyon Rd, St. Helena; 707 967-8414 Open by appointment

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2867 St. Helena North, St. Helena | Open Daily 10am-4:30pm 707-265-5000 | www.stclement.com St. Helena Wine Center – 1321 Main St, St. Helena; 707 963-1313 Open daily 10-5:30 St. Helena Winery – 100 Pratt Ave, St. Helena; 707 967-9463 Open by appointment St. Supéry – 8440 St. Helena Hwy, Rutherford; 800 942-0809 Open daily 10-5 Stags’ Leap Wine Cellars – 5766 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 944-2020 Open daily 10-4:30 Stags’ Leap Winery – 6150 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 944-9433 By advance appointment only 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 Steltzner Vineyards – 5998 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 252-7272 Open daily 10:30-4:30 STERLING VINEYARDS – 1111 Dunaweal Lane, Calistoga; 707 942-3344 Mon-Fri 10:30-5 Self-Guided Winery Tours, Gift Items, Art Exhibits, Children & Pets OK Sat-Sun 10-5 Stoneheath Winery – Napa; 707 257-0701 Open by appointment Stonehedge Winery – 1004 Clinton St, Napa; 707 256-4444 Tue-Thu 12-6, Fri-Sat 12-8 Stony Hill Vineyard – Call for directions,St. Helena; 707 963-2636 Open Mon-Fri 9-5 by appt only Storybook Mountain – 3835 Hwy 128, Calistoga; 707 942-5310 Open by appointment Sullivan Vineyard – 1090 Galleron Rd, Rutherford; 707 963-9646 Open daily 11-5 by appointment SUMMERS ESTATE – 1171 Tubbs Lane, Calistoga; 707 942-5508 Open daily 10:30-4:30 Gift Items, Picnic Area, Art Exhibits, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Food Pairings Summit Lake – 2000 Summit Lake Dr, Angwin; 707 965-2488 Open by appointment SUTTER HOME WINERY – 277 St. Helena Hwy S, St. Helena; 707 963-3104 Open daily 10-5 Gift Items, Art Exhibits, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Food Pairings Swanson Vineyards – 1271 Manley Ln, Rutherford; 707 967-3500 Open by appointment TASTE AT OXBOW – 708 First Street, Napa/ 707 265-9600 Sun-Thu 11-6, Fri-Sat 11-9 Taylor Family Vineyards –5991 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 255-3593 Open by appointment Tayson Pierce – Call for directions,St. Helena; 707 963-2636 By appointment only Teachworth – 4451 St. Helena Hwy, Calistoga; 707 942-8432 Open by appointment Tedeschi Family Winery – 2779 Grant St. Calistoga; 707 337-5526 Tue-Sun 12-4:30 by appointment only Terra Valentine – 3787 Spring Mountain Rd, St. Helena; 707 967-8340 Open by appointment The Terraces – 1450 Silverado Trail, St. Helena; 707 963-1707 Open by appointment Tofanelli Family – 1212 Pine St, Calistoga; 707 942-6504 Open by appointment only Tom Eddy – 3870 Hwy 128, Calistoga; 707 942-4267 Open by appointment Toolbox Wine Co. – 1021 McKinstry St, Napa; 707 257-6796 Open daily 11-7 Trahan Winery – 974 Franklin St, Napa; 707 257-7477 Open daily 11-6 Trefethen Vineyards – 1160 Oak Knoll Ave, Napa; 707 255-7700 Open daily 10-4:30 Tres Sabores – 1620 S. Whitehall Lane, St. Helena; 707 967-8027 Open by appointment Trespass Vineyard – 1859 Hillview Place, St. Helena; 707 963-0804 Open by appointment TRINCHERO FAMILY ESTATES – 3070 N. St. Helena Hwy, St. Helena; 1-800-473-4454 Open daily 10-5 Trinitas Cellars – 875 Bordeaux Way, Napa; 707 251-1956 Open daily 11-7 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 10-4:30 Twenty Rows – 880 Vallejo Street, Napa; 707 265-7750 Tue-Sat 11-5 Twomey Cellars – 1183 Dunaweal Lane, Calistoga; (707) 942-7122 Open Mon-Sat 9-4 Ubuntu Annex – Tasting Room, 1130 Main St, Napa; 707 251-5656 Mon-Wed 12-6, Thu-Fri 12-7, Sat 11-7, Sun 11-6

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Uncorked at Oxbow – 605 First St, Napa; 707 927-5864 Wed-Mon 12-6,Tue 12-8 V Madrone – 3199 St. Helena Hwy N, St. Helena; 707 963-3573 Open by appointment V Wine Cellars – 6525 Washington St, Yountville; 707 531-7053 Open daily 10-7 V. SATTUI WINERY – Corner Hwy 29 & White Ln, St. Helena; 707 963-7774 Open daily 9-6 (Winter hours till 5) Picnic Area, Deli, Art Exhibits, Children & Pets OK, Cave Tours Valley Gate Vineyards – 1 Kirkland Ranch Road, Napa; 707 254-8673 ext. 127 Open daily 10-5 Van Der Heyden – 4057 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 257-0130 Open daily 10-6 by appointment Verismo Wines – 100 Rapp Ln, Napa; 707 944 WINE (9463) Open by appointment only Viader Winery – 1120 Deer Park Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-3816 Open by appointment VinRoc – Napa; 707 265-0943 Open by appointment 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 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 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-Thu 10-5, Fri-Sat 10-6 WATERSTONE – Taste at Oxbow, 708 First St, Napa; 707 265-9600 Open daily 11-6 Gift Items, Picnic Area, Picnic Area, Art Exhibits, Children OK; Call ahead for Food Pairings Wermuth Winery – 3942 Silverado Trail, Calistoga; 707 942-5924 Open daily 11-5 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 WHITEHALL LANE – 1563 St. Helena Hwy S. (Hwy 29), St. Helena; 800-963-9454 x 19 Open daily 10-5:45 Gift Items, Art Exhibits, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Barrel Tasting Tours White Rock Vineyard – Napa Open by appointment only Whitford Cellars – 4047 E. Third Ave, Napa; 707 942-0840 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 daily11-5 WILLIAM HILL ESTATE WINERY – 1761 Atlas Peak Road, Napa; 707 265-3024 Open daily 10-5 Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Vineyard Tours, Educational Programs WINE GARAGE – 1020 Foothill Blvd (Hwy 29), Calistoga; 707 942-5332 Open Mon-Sat 11-6:30, Sun 11-4:30 Wineries of Napa Valley – Tasting Room, 1285 Napa Town Center, Napa; 707 253-9450 Mon-Thu 11-6, Fri-Sat 10-7:30, Sun 10-6 Wing Canyon Vineyard – 3100 Mt. Veeder Rd, Napa; 707 265-8798 Open by appointment only Witt Estate – 1500 Whitehall Ln, St. Helena; 707 967-8046 Open by appointment X Winery & Amius – 1405 2nd Street, Napa; 707 204-9522 Open by appointment only Yates Family Vineyard – 3104 Redwood Rd, Napa; 707-226-1800 Open daily by appointment only ZD-52 – Poured at Taste at Oxbow, 708 First St, Napa; 707 265-9600 Sun-Thu 11-6, Fri-Sat 11-9 Zahtila Vineyards – 2250 Lake County Hwy; Calistoga; 707 942-9251 Daily 10-4:30 ZD WINES – 8383 Silverado Trail, Rutherford; 707 963-5188 Open daily 10-4:30 Gift items, Children OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Wine Pairings Arbios/Praxis – Poured at Locals: Geyserville Ave & Hwy 128, Geyserville; 707 857-4900 Open daily 11am-6pm Archipel – 4611 Thomas Rd, Healdsburg; 800-273-0177 Open by appointment Mon-Sat 10-5 Arista Winery – 7015 Westside Rd, Healdsburg; 707 473-0606 Open daily 11-5 ARMIDA WINERY – 2201 Westside Road, Healdsburg; 707 433-2222 Open daily 11-5 Gift items, Children OK; Call ahead for Food Pairings Arnot-Roberts – Tasted at Grange Sonoma, 23564 Hwy 121, Cornerstone, Sonoma; 707 933-8980 Wed-Mon 11-4 Arrowood Vineyards & Winery – 14347 Sonoma Hwy 12, Glen Ellen; 707 935-2600 Open daily 10-4:30 ARTESA –1345 Henry Road, Napa; 707 224-1668 Open daily 10-5 Gift items, Picnic Area, Art Exhibits, Children Welcomed Atascadero Creek – 3541 Gravenstein Hwy 116 N, Sebastopol; 707 823-3040 Sat-Sun 11-5 Balletto – 5700 Occidental Rd, Santa Rosa; 707 568-2455 Open daily 10-4 BR COHN WINERY – 15000 Sonoma Hwy 12, Glen Ellen; 800-330-4064 Open daily 10-5 Gift items, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call for: Tours, Educational Programs, Wine Pairings B Wise Vnyds – Poured at Sonoma Enoteca, 35 E Napa St, Suite B ; 707 935-1791 Wed-Mon 11-5:30, Tue seasonal Banyon – poured at Downtown Wine, 132 Plaza St, Healdsburg; 707 473-0337 Thur-Mon 11-6, Fri-Sat 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 Bella Vnyds & Wine Caves – 9711 West Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 473-9171 Open daily 11-4:30 Benziger Family Winery – 1883 London Ranch Rd, Glen Ellen; 707 935-4046 Open daily 10-5 Blackstone Winery – 8450 Sonoma Hwy, Kenwood; 707 833-1999 Open daily 10-4:30 Bluenose Wines – Poured at Hudson Street Wineries, 428 Hudson Street, Healdsburg; 707 433-2364 Sat-Sun 12-5 Bonneau Family – 23001 Arnold Dr, Sonoma; 800-996-0420 Open Daily 11-6:30 (close at 5 in winter) Bradford Mountain – 4035 Westside Rd, Healdsburg; 707 431-4433 Sat-Sun 11-4 or by appt. Branham Estate – Poured at Downtown Wine: 132 Plaza St, Healdsburg; 707 473-0337 Thu-Mon 11-6, Fri-Sat 11-7 Brutocao Cellars – Poured at Sonoma Enoteca, 35 E Napa St, Suite B ; 707 935-1791 Wed-Mon 11-5:30, Tue seasonal Buena Vista Winery – 18000 Old Winery Rd, Sonoma; 707 938-1266 Open daily 10-5 C. Donatiello – 4035 Westside Rd, Healdsburg; 800-433-8296 Open daily 11-5 Camellia Cellars – 57 Front St., Healdsburg; 707 433-1290 Open daily 11-4:30 Carol Shelton – 3354-B Coffey Ln, Santa Rosa; 707 575-3441 Open by appt. 11-4 Cass Winery – Poured at Family Wineries – Kenwood: 9380 Sonoma Hwy 12; 888-433-6555 Open daily 10:30-5 Cellar Door – 1395 Broadway, Suite E, Sonoma; 707 938-4466 Thur-Mon 11-6,Tue-Wed 4-6 Cellar No. 8 – Poured at Asti Winery, 26150 Asti Rd, Cloverdale; 707-433-2822 Daily 10-5 Cellars of Sonoma – 133 Fourth Street, Santa Rosa; 707 578-1826 Sun-Wed 10-5, Thur-Sat 10-8 Chalk Hill – 10300 Chalk Hill Rd, Healdsburg; 800-838-4306 Tours & tasting by appointment only Chandelle Winery – 1395 Broadway at the Cellar Door in Sonoma; 707 938-4466 Thur-Mon 11-6,Tue-Wed 4-6 CHARLES CREEK VINEYARD – 483 First St. W., Sonoma; 707 935-3848 Open daily 11-6 Chateau Felice – 10603 Chalk Hill Rd, Healdsburg; 707 836-9011 Mon-Thurs 11-3 Sat-Sun 11-4 CHATEAU ST. JEAN WINERY
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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 Adrian Fog – Healdsburg; 707 688-1174 ALDERBROOK WINERY 2306 Magnolia, Healdsburg; 707 433-9154 Gift items, Picnic Area, Art Exhibits, Children OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Food Pairings Alexander Valley Vineyards – 8644 Hwy 128, Healdsburg; 707 433-7209 Amista Vineyards– 3320 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 431-9200 Amphora Wines – 4791 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 431-7767 Alegria Winery – 12040 Old Redwood Hwy, Healdsburg; 707 433-6440 ANABA WINES – 60 Bonneau Road, Sonoma; 707 996-4188 Open by appointment only Open by appointment only Open by appointment only Open by appointment, Open daily 10-5 Open daily 11-5 Thur-Mon 11-4:30 Open daily 11-4:30 Open by appointment only Open daily 10:30-5:30

8555 Sonoma Highway, Kenwood www.ChateauStJean.com | 800-543-7572 Christie Vineyards – Poured at Waterfront Tasting Rm, 53 Front St, Healdsburg; 707 433-3097 Thu-Mon 11-5 CHRISTOPHER CREEK – 641 Limerick Ln, Healdsburg; 707 433-2001 Open daily 11-5 Picnic Area Chronicle Wines – P. O. Box 1854, Sonoma; 707 637-7461 Open by appointment only Clarbec – 19368 Orange Ave, Sonoma; 707 996-4012 Open by appointment only Clary Ranch – 3461 Middle Two Rock Rd, Petaluma; 707 938-7210 Open by appointment only CLINE CELLARS – 24737 Arnold Drive, Sonoma; 707 940-4030 Open daily 10-6 Gift items, Picnic Area, Children OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours at 11, 1, 3 or Food Pairings Clos du Bois – 19410 Geyserville Ave, Geyserville; 707 857-3100 Open daily 10-4:30 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

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COMPASS Wines– Poured at Sonoma Enoteca, 35 E Napa St, Suite B ; 707 935-1791 Wed-Mon 11-5:30, 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 D’Argenzio – 1301 Clevelend Ave, Ste A, Santa Rosa; 707 280-4658 11-5 Summer, 11-4 winter; tours available Dark Horse – Poured at Locals: Geyserville Ave & Hwy 128, Geyserville; 707 857-4900 Open daily 11am-6pm Dashe Cellars – Poured at Family Wineries – Dry Creek Valley: 4791 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-0100 10:30-4:30 David Coffaro – 7485 Dry Creek Rd, Geyserville; 707 433-9715 Open 11-4, Tours: Fridays by appt. 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 11-5 De La Montanya – 999 Foreman Ln., Healdsburg; 707 433-3711 Fri-Sun 11-4:30, Mon-Thu by appt De Loach Vineyards – 1791 Olivet Road, Santa Rosa; 707 526-9111 Open daily 10:30-5 DE LORIMIER WINERY (formerly Mosaic)– 2001 Hwy 128, Geyserville; 707 857-2000 Open daily 10:30-5 Gift items, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK Deerfield Ranch – 10200 Sonoma Highway, Kenwood; 707 833-5215 Open daily 11-4 Dehlinger – 4101 Vine Hill Rd, Sebastopol; 707 823-2378 Tours & tastings by appointment, Fridays only Del Carlo Winery – 4939 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg; 707 433-1036 Open by appointment only Derbes – Tasted at Grange Sonoma, 23564 Hwy 121, Cornerstone, Sonoma; 707 933-8980 Wed-Mon 11-4 Deux Amis – 1960 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 431-7945 Open by appointment only DH Gustafson Family – 9100 Stewarts Point Skaggs Springs Road, Geyserville; 707 433-2371 Sat 10-4 or by appt Downtown Wine – 132 Plaza St, Healdsburg; 707 473-0337 Thu-Mon 11-6, Fri-Sat 11-7 DREYER WINE – Poured at Sonoma-Enoteca, 35 E Napa St, Sonoma; 707 935-1200 Open daily 11-5:30, Tue seasonal Dry Creek Vineyards – 3770 Lambert Bridge Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-1000 Open daily 10:30-4:30 Duchamp Estate – 280 Chiquita Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-6665 Open by appointment only Dutch Bill Creek – Tasted at Grange Sonoma, 23564 Hwy 121, Cornerstone, Sonoma; 707 933-8980 Wed-Mon 11-4 DUTCHER CROSSING – 8533 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 431-2700 Open daily 11-5 Gift items, Picnic Area, Children OK; Call ahead for Winery Tours Dutton Estate – 8757 Green Valley Rd; Sebastopol; 707 829-9463 Daily 10-5 Dutton-Goldfield– 3100 Grevenstein Highway North, Sebastopol; 707-827-3600 Open daily 10-4:30 Enkidu Wine – 8910 Sonoma Hwy. 12, Kenwood; 707 833-6100 Daily 11-6 (closed Tuesdays in Winter) Eno Wines – Tasted at Grange Sonoma, 23564 Hwy 121, Cornerstone, Sonoma; 707 933-8980 Wed-Mon 11-4 Ensuenos – Poured at Locals: Geyserville Ave & Hwy 128, Geyserville; 707 857-4900 Open daily 11am-6pm Eric K. James – 452 First Street E, Sonoma Plaza; 707 732-7560 Friday-Sunday 12-5:30 or by appointment ERIC ROSS – 14300 Arnold Dr, Glen Ellen; 707 939-8525 Thu-Mon 11-5 Also poured at Locals: Geyserville Ave & Hwy 128, Geyserville; 707 857-4900 Everett Ridge – 435 W. Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-1637 Open daily 11-5 F. Teldeschi – 3555 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-6626 Open daily 12-5 Family Wineries of Dry Creek Valley – 4791 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-0100 Open daily 10:30-4:30 Family Wineries – Kenwood – 9380 Sonoma Hwy. 12; 707 833-4444 Mar-Dec 10:30-5, Jan-Feb Closed Tu-We FAVERO VNYDS – 3939 Lovall Valley Rd, Sonoma; 707 935-3939 Open by appointment only – Poured at Sonoma Enoteca, 35 E Napa St, Suite B ; 707 935-1791 Wed-Mon 11-5:30, Tue seasonal FERRARI-CARANO – 8761 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-6700 Open daily 10-5 Gift items, Picnic Area, Children OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Wine Pairings FERRARI-CARANO SEASONS OF THE VINEYARD 113 Plaza St, Healdsburg; 707 431-2222 Fri-Thu 10-6, Fri-Sat 10-7 Field Stone Winery – 10075 Hwy 128, Healdsburg; 707 433-7266 Open daily 10-5 Folk Machine – Poured at Downtown Wine: 132 Plaza St, Healdsburg; 707 473-0337 Thu-Mon 11-6, Fri-Sat 11-7 Foppiano Vineyards – 12707 Old Redwood Hwy, Healdsburg; 707 433-7272 Open daily 10-4:30 Foyt Family Wines – poured at Roots in Sonoma, 23574 Arnold Dr/Hwy 121, Sonoma; 707 934-4090 Open daily 10-5 Francis Ford Coppola – 300 Via Archimedes, Geyserville; 707 857-1462 Open daily 10-5 Freestone Vineyards – 12747 El Camino Bodega, Freestone; 707 874-1010 Thur-Sun 11-5 Frick – 23072 Walling Road, Geyserville; 707 857-1980 Sat-Sun 12-4:30 Friendly Dog Winery – 14301 Arnold Dr, Jack London Village, Glen Ellen; 707-938-7550 Thu-Mon 11-5 FRITZ WINERY – 24691 Dutcher Creek Rd, Cloverdale; 707 894-3389 Open daily 10:30-4:30 Gift items, Picnic Area, Children OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Wine Pairings Gallo Family Vineyards – Tasting Room: 320 Center Street, Healdsburg; 707 433-2458 Open daily 10-6 Gary Farrell Wines – 10701 Westside Rd, Healdsburg;707 473-2909 Open daily 10:30-4:30 Geyser Peak Winery – At Canyon Rd, 22281 Chianti Rd, Geyserville; 707 857-2500 Open daily 10-5 GLORIA FERRER CAVES & VNYDS – 23555 Hwy 121, Sonoma; 707 996-7256 Open daily 10-5 Gift items, Picnic Area, Art Exhibit; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Educational Programs, Food Pairings Gofessel Vineyards– 200838 Burndale Road, Sonoma; 707 225-6801 Open by appointment only Göpfrich – 7564 W. Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-1645 Open daily by appointment Gourmet Au Bay – 913 Hwy 1, Bodega Bay; 707 875-9875 Fri-Sat 11-8, Sun-Thu 11-7 Grange Sonoma – (Tasting room for boutique wineries) Open daily 10-5 Graton Ridge – 3541 Gravenstein Hwy 116 N, Sebastopol; 707 823-3040 Sat-Sun 11-5 GRIEVE FAMILY – Poured at Sonoma Enoteca, 35 E Napa St, Suite B ; 707 935-1791 Wed-Mon 11-5:30, Tue seasonal Grey Stack – 4100 Grange Road, Santa Rosa; 707 228-1338 Open by appointment only Grove Street – Poured at Hudson Street Wineries, 428 Hudson Street, Healdsburg; 707 433-2364 Sat-Sun 12-5 Gundlach Bundschu – 2000 Denmark St, 707 938-5277; Sonoma Open daily 11-4:30 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, CA 95476 Ph: 707.996.3860 Open by appointment only Harrington – Tasted at Grange Sonoma, 23564 Hwy 121, Cornerstone, Sonoma; 707 933-8980 Wed-Mon 11-4 Hartford Family Winery – 8075 Martinelli Road, Forestville; 707 887-1756 Open daily 10-4:30 Hart‘s Desire – Poured at Waterfront Tasting Rm, 53 Front St, Healdsburg; 707 433-3097 Thu-Mon 11-5 Harvest Moon Estate – 2192 Olivet Rd, Santa Rosa; 707 573-8711 Open daily 10:30-5 HAUCK CELLARS – 223 Center St, Healdsbug; 707 473-9065 Open Thu-Mon 11:30-5:30, Fri & Sat til 7 Hawkes Wine – 6734 Hwy. 128, Healdsburg; 707 433-4295 Open daily 10-5, tours by appointment Hawkes Wine Tasting Rm – 383 1st Street West, Sonoma; 707 938-7620 Open daily 11-6, Hawley Wines – 36 North Street, Healdsburg; 707 473-9500 Open daily 11-6 Haywood Winery – 18000 Gehricke Rd, Sonoma; 877 996-4299 Open by appointment only Heintz – Tasted at Grange Sonoma, 23564 Hwy 121, Cornerstone, Sonoma; 707 933-8980 Wed-Mon 11-4 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-Mon 11-6, Fri-Sat 11-7 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 – 2027 Olivet Rd, Santa Rosa; 707 546-5712 Open daily 10-4:30 HOP KILN WINERY – 6050 Westside Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-6491 Open daily 10-5 Gift items, Picnic Area, Children OK; Call ahead for: Educational Programs, Food Pairings HKG – 13647 Arnold Drive, Glen Ellen; 707 938-7622 Thu-Sun 11-6 Visit their new downtown HKG Tasting Room and discover our award-winning HKG wines estate-grown in the Russian River Valley House Winery – 3100 Gravenstein Hwy. N, Sebastopol; 707 829-1101 Open daily 11:30-9 IL CUORE – Poured at Sonoma Enoteca, 35 E Napa St, Suite B ; 707 935-1791 Wed-Mon 11-5:30, Tue seasonal Imagery Estate – 14355 Hwy 12, Glen Ellen; 707 935-4515 Weekdays 10-4:30, Weekends 10-5 Inman Family – 5793 Skylane Blvd, Ste C, Windsor; 707 395-0689 Fri & Sat 11-4 or by appt. Iron Horse – 9786 Ross Station Rd, Sebastopol; 707 887-1507 Open daily 11-3:30, tours Mon-Fri by appt. 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 11-5 J Vineyard & Winery – 11447 Old Redwood Hwy, Healdsburg; 707 431-3646 Open daily 11-5 JACUZZI VINEYARDS – 24724 Arnold Drive, Sonoma; 707 931-7575 Open daily 10-5:30 Johnson’s Alexander Valley Wines – 8333 Hwy 128, Healdsburg; 707 433-2319 Open daily 11-5 John Tyler Wines – 4375 Westside Rd, Healdsburg; 707 473-0123 Open by appointment only

Forth Vnyds – Poured at Family Wineries – Dry Creek Valley: 4791 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-0100

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Jordan – 1474 Alexander Valley Rd, Healdsburg; 707 431-5250 Open by appointment only Joseph Swan – 2916 Laguna Rd, Forestville; 707 573-3747 Sat, Sun & some holidays, 11-4:30 Kachina – 4551 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg; 707 332-7917 Open daily 11-4 by appt Kamen Estate – 21692 8th Street E, Suite 300, Sonoma; 707 833-1700 Open by appointment only Kastania Vineyards – 4415 Kastania Rd, Petaluma; 707 763-6348 Sat Sun 11-4 KAZ WINERY – 233 Adobe Canyon Rd, Kenwood; 707 833-2536 Fri-Mon 11-5 Gift items, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Vineyards Tours Keller Estate – 5875 Lakeville Hwy, Petaluma; 707 765-2117 Thu-Sun 11 - 4:30 KENDALL-JACKSON – 5007 Fulton Rd, Fulton; 707 571-8100 Open daily 10-5 Gift items, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for: Educational Programs, Food Pairings KENDALL-JACKSON – 337 Healdsburg Ave, Healdsburg; 707 433-7102 Open daily 10-5 Children & Pets OK Kenwood Vineyards – 9592 Sonoma Hwy 12, Kenwood; 707 833-5891 Open daily 10-4:30 Kokomo – 4791 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-0200 Open daily 11-4:30 Korbel Chmpgne Clrs – 13250 River Rd, Guerneville; 707 824-7000 Open daily 9-4:30 Kunde – 9825 Sonoma Hwy 12, Kenwood; 707 833-5501 Open daily 10:30-4 La Crema – 235 Healdsburg Ave, Ste 101, Healdsburg; 707 431-9400 Open daily 10:30-5:30 Lago di Merlo – at Family Wineries – Dry Creek Valley: 4791 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-0100 10:30-4:30 Lake Sonoma Winery – 340 Healdsburg Ave, Healdsburg; 707 473-2999 Open daily 10-5 Lambert Bridge – 4085 W. Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 431-9600 Open daily 10:30-4:30 Lancaster Estate – 15001 Chalk Hill Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-8178x209 Open by appointment only Landmark – 101 Adobe Canyon Rd, Kenwood; 707 833-0053 Open daily 10:30-4:30 Larson Family – 23355 Millerick Rd, Sonoma; 707-938-3031 Open daily 10-5 Laurel Glen – Poured at Locals: Geyserville Ave & Hwy 128, Geyserville; 707 857-4900 Open daily 11am-6pm Littorai Wines – 788 Gold Ridge Rd. Sebastopol; 707 823-9586 Open by appointment only LEDSON WINERY – 7335 Sonoma Hwy, Kenwood; 707 537-3810 Open daily 10-5 Tasting Fees, Gift items, Deli, Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call for: Educational Programs, Food Pairings Leonhardt Vnyds – 8500 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 352 262-0963 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 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 (closed Tue) LOXTON CELLARS – 11466 Dunbar Rd, Glen Ellen; 707 935-7221 Open daily 11-5 Picnic Area; Call ahead for Vineyard and Winery Tours Lynmar Estate – 3909 Frei Rd, Sebastopol; 707 829-3374 Open daily 10-5, call for reservations MacLeod Family Vnyd – 740 Lawndale Road, Kenwood; 707 833-4312 Open by appointment only MacPhail Family – 851 Magnolisa Dr, Healdsburg; 707 433-4780 Open by appointment only Macrae Family – 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, Mon-Fri by appointment MADRONE RIDGE WINERY– Poured at Sonoma Enoteca, 35 E Napa St, Suite B ; 707 935-1791 Wed-Mon 11-5:30 Mantra – Tasted at Grange Sonoma, 23564 Hwy 121, Cornerstone, Sonoma; 707 933-8980 Wed-Mon 11-4 MANZANITA CREEK – 1441 A&B Grove St, Healdsburg; 707 433-4052 Wed-Sat 11-4, Sun-Tue by appt – Poured at Sonoma Enoteca, 35 E Napa St, Suite B ; 707 935-1791 Wed-Mon 11-5:30, Tue seasonal Marimar Estate – 11400 Graton Road, Sebastopol; 707 823-4365 Open daily 11-4 Martin Family – 5610 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-9545 Open by appointment only MARTIN RAY – 2191 Laguna Road, Santa Rosa; 707 823-2404 Open daily 11-5 Gift items, Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Winery Tours Martinelli Vineyards – 3360 River Rd, Fulton; 707 525-0570 Open daily 10-5 Martorana Family Winery– 5956 West Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-1909 Open by appointment only Matanzas Creek Winery – 6097 Bennett Valley Rd, Santa Rosa; 707 528-6464 Open daily 10-4:30 MATRIX – 3291 Westside Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-1911 Open daily 11-5 Gift items, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Winery Tours Mauritson Family Winery – 2859 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 431-0804 Open daily 10-5 Mayo Family– at The Cellar Door in Sonoma, 1395 Broadway; 707 938-4466 Thur-Mon 11-6, Tue-Wed 4-6 MAZZOCCO SONOMA – 1400 Lytton Springs Rd, Healdsburg; 707 431-8159 Open daily 11-5 Gift items, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK Meadowcroft Family – poured at Roots in Sonoma, 23574 Arnold Dr/Hwy 121, Sonoma; 707 934-4090 Open daily 10-6 Medlock Ames – 3487 Alexander Valley Rd, Healdsburg; 707431-8845 Open daily 10-5 Meeker Vineyards – 21035 Geyserville Ave, Geyserville; 707 431-2148 Open daily 10:30-6 Mercury Geyserville – 20120 Geyserville Avenue, Geyserville; 707 857-9870 Thu-Mon 11-6, Tue-Wed by appt 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 daily 11-5 Mietz Cellars – Poured at Family Wineries – Dry Creek Valley: 4791 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-0100 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 MOONDANCE CELLARS
Formerly a founding member of The Wine Room in Sonoma Valley, Moondance Cellars produces small lots of award-winning Napa and Sonoma County varietals and blends, often poured by the winemaker. Also pouring Orchard Station Winery and The Friendly Dog Winery. Voted Best Tasting Room of the North Bay (Bohemian)

Jack London Village | 14301 Arnold Drive, Glen Ellen | 11-5 Thursday-Monday 707-938-7550 | www.moondancecellars.com The Pup is always welcome Moshin Vineyards – 10295 Westside Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-5499 Open daily 11-4:30 Mounts Family – 3901 Wine Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 292-8148 Open by appointment only Mueller – 6301 Starr Rd, Windsor; 707 837-7399 Open by appointment only Mulas Family – 23900 Ramal Road, Sonoma; 707 938-3134 Limited tours, call ahead Murphy-Goode – 20 Matheson St, Healdsburg; 800 499-7644 Open daily 10:30-5:30 Muscardini Cellars – 8910 Sonoma Hwy, Kenwood; 707 833-0526 Open daily 11-6 Nalle – 2383 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-1040 Open Friday by appointment only Nicholson Ranch – 4200 Napa Rd, Sonoma; 707 938-8822 Open daily 10-6 Novy Family – 980 Airway Ct, Ste C, Santa Rosa; 707 578-3882 Open by appointment Mon-Sat 10-3 Occidental Road Cellars – 707 874-9401 Call for tours & tasting Optima Winery – 498 Moore Ln, Unit C, Healdsburg; 707 431-8222 Open by appointment only Orchard Station Winery – 14301 Arnold Dr, Jack London Village, Glen Ellen; 707-938-7550 Thu-Mon 11-5 Owl Ridge – Poured at Hudson Street Wineries, 428 Hudson Street, Healdsburg; 707 433-2364 Sat-Sun 12-5 Paint Horse – 16510 Arnold Drive, Sonoma; 707 935-0148 Open by appointment only Palmeri – 21001 Geyserville Ave, Geyserville; 707 857-4101 Thu-Sat 11:30-6, Sun-Wed 11:30-5:30 Papapietro Perry – 4791 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-0422 Open daily 11-4:30 PARADISE RIDGE WINERY – 4545 Thomas Lake Harris Dr, Santa Rosa; 707 528-WINE Open daily 11-5 Gift items, Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Winery Tours PARADISE RIDGE – Kenwood Tasting Room, 8860 Sonoma Hwy; 707 282-9020 Open daily 11-6 Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK Parmelee Hill – 8860 Sonoma Highway, Kenwood; 707 282-9020 Open by appointment only Passalacqua Vnyds – 3805 Lambert Bridge Rd, Healdsburg; 877-825-5547 Open daily 11-5 Pastori Winery – 23189 Geyserville Ave, Cloverdale; 707 857-3418 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 Thur-Mon 10-4 Pendleton Estate – 35100 Hwy 128, Cloverdale; 707 894-3732 Open by appointment only Peters Family – 2064 Hwy. 116 No, Suite 102, Sebastopol; 707 829-3111 Open by appointment only Peterson – Poured at Locals: Geyserville Ave & Hwy 128, Geyserville; 707 857-4900 Open daily 11am-6pm Petroni Vineyards – 990 Cavedale Road, Sonoma; 707 935-8311 Open 10-4 by appointment Portalupi – Poured at Locals: Geyserville Ave & Hwy 128, Geyserville; 707 857-4900 Open daily 11am-6pm Porter Creek – 8735 Westside Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-6321 Open daily 10:30-4:30 Preston Vineyards – 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 RH – Poured at Locals: Geyserville Ave & Hwy 128, Geyserville; 707 857-4900 Open daily 11am-6pm Ramazzotti Wines – 22910 Walling Rd, Geyserville; 707 857-3428 Open Mon-Sun 11-6 Poured at Locals: Geyserville Ave & Hwy 128, Geyserville; 707 857-4900 Open daily 11am-6pm Ravenswood – 18701 Gehricke Rd, Sonoma; 707 938-1960 Open daily 10-4:30 Raymond Burr – 8339 W. Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-4365 Open daily 11-5

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Remick Ridge – tasted at Adler Fels, 9575 Sonoma Hwy, Kenwood; 707 833-6131 Open daily 11-5 Richardson Winery – at The Cellar Door in Sonoma, 1395 Broadway; 707 938-4466 Open daily 11-6 Ridge Vineyards – 650 Lytton Springs Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-7721 Open daily 11-4 River Road Vnyds – 5220 Ross Rd, Sebastopol; 707 887-8130 Open by appointment only Robert Hunter – at The Cellar Door in Sonoma,1395 Broadway; 707 938-4466 Open daily 11-6 Robert Rue Vnyd – 1406 Wood Rd, Fulton; 707 578-1601 Open by appointment only 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 Open by appointment only Roche – 122 West Spain St, Sonoma 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 Sat-Sun 12-5 RODNEY STRONG VINEYARDS – 11455 Old Redwood Hwy, Healdsburg; 707 431-1533 Gift items, Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK Open daily 10-5 ROESSLER – 380 First St W, Sonoma; 707 933-4440 Open daily 11-6 ROOTS IN SONOMA
A wine tasting experience where the roots run deep. LARSON FAMILY WINES MEADOWCROFT FAMILY OF WINES Located in CornerStone Gardens, an extraordinary destination spot that features a “festival” of gardens, as well as unique shops and galleries.

Open Daily 11-6 • 23574 Arnold Dr/Hwy 121, Sonoma. • 707-934-4090 Rosenblum Winery – 250 Center Street, Healdsburg; 707 431-1169 Open daily 10-5 Route 128 Winery – 21079 Geyserville Ave, Geyserville; 707 696-0004 Thur-Sun 12-6 Rued – 3863 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-1569 Open daily 11-4:30 Russian Hill Estate – 4525 Slusser Rd, Windsor; 707 575-9428 Open Thu-Mon 10-4 Russian River Vineyards – 5700 Gravenstein Hwy N, Forestville; 707 887-3344 Open daily 11:30-4:30 Sable Ridge Winery – 6320 Jamison Rd; Santa Rosa; 707 542-3138 Open by appointment only Sapphire Hill – 55 Front Street, Healdsburg; 707 431-1888 Open by appointment or Thurs-Mon 11-4:30 Saracina/Atrea – Poured at Locals: Geyserville Ave & Hwy 128, Geyserville; 707 857-4900 Open daily 11am-6pm SAUSAL WINERY – 7370 Hwy 128, Healdsburg; 707 433-2285 Open daily 10-4 Gift items, Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Food Pairings Sbragia Family – 9990 Dry Creek Road, Geyserville; 707 473-2992 Open daily11-5 SCHUG CARNEROS ESTATE – 602 Bonneau Road, Sonoma; 800-966-9365 Open daily 10-5 Gift Items, Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children Welcomed, Picnic Area SEABISCUIT RANCH – Poured at Sonoma Enoteca, 35 E Napa St, Suite B ; 707 935-1791 Wed-Mon 11-5:30, Tue seasonal SEBASTIANI VINEYARDS – 389 Fourth St. East, Sonoma; 707 938-5532 Open daily 10-5 Complimentary Tours, Gift Items, Picnic Area & Supplies, Children & Pets Welcomed Sebastopol Vineyards – Green Valley Rd; Sebastopol; 707 829-9463 Daily 10-5 Seghesio Winery – 14730 Grove St, Healdsburg; 707 433-3579 Open daily 10–5 Selby Winery – 215 Center St, Healdsburg; 707 431-1288 Open daily 11-5:30 Sharp –17560 Norrborn Road, Sonoma; 707 933-0556 Open by appointment only Sheldon – 6761 Sebastopol Ave. (Hwy. 12), Sebastopol; 707 829-8100 Fri 12-5, Sat & Sun 11-4 or by appt Siduri Wines – 980 Airway Dr, Ste C, Santa Rosa; 707 578-3882 By appointment daily 10-3 Silver Oak Cellars – 24625 Chianti Road, Geyserville; 707 942-7026 Mon-Sat 9-5, tours by appt Simi Winery – 16275 Healsburg Ave, Healdsburg; 707 433-6981 Open daily 10-5 SL Cellars – Poured at Family Wineries – Kenwood: 9380 Sonoma Hwy 12; 888-433-6555 Open daily 10:30-5 Sojourn Cellars –141 E. Napa Street, Sonoma; 707 933-9753 Open by appointment only SONOMA-CUTRER – Call for an appointment, 707 528-1181 SONOMA-ENOTECA – 35 E Napa St, Sonoma; 707 935-1200 Wed-Mon 11-5:30, Tue seasonal Sonoma Valley Portworks – 613 2nd St, Pealuma; 707 769-5203 Mon-Sat 12-5 Souverain – Poured at Asti Winery, 26150 Asti Rd, Cloverdale; 707-433-2822 Daily 11-6 ST. FRANCIS VINEYARDS – 100 Pythian Rd, Santa Rosa; 888-675-WINE Open daily 10-5 Gift Items, Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call for Food Pairings, Winery Tours St. Helena Road Winery – 6995 St. Helena Road; Santa Rosa; 707 538-8674 Open daily 9-5

Staley – Poured at Family Wineries – Dry Creek Valley: 4791 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-0100 10:30-4:30 Starlite Vineyards – 5511 Highway 128, Geyserville; 707 431-1102 Open daily 11-5Stephen & Walker – 243 Healdsburg Ave, Healdsburg; 707 431-8749 Open daily 10-6 Stonestreet Alexander Mountain – 7111 Highway 128; 707 473-3333; Healdsburg Open daily 10-5 Stryker Sonoma – 5110 Highway 128; Geyserville; 707 433-1944 Open daily 10:30-5 Stuhlmuller – 4951 West Soda Rock Ln, Healdsburg; 707 431-7745 Open by appointment only Suncé Winery – 1839 Olivet Rd, Santa Rosa; 707 526-9463 Open daily 10:30-5 Taft Street Winery – 2030 Barlow Lane, Sebastopol; 707 823-2049 Sat-Sun 11-4:30, Mon-Fri 11-4 Talty – 7127 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-8438 Most Saturdays 12-4 or by appt Teira Wines – Poured at Hudson Street Wineries, 428 Hudson Street, Healdsburg; 707 433-2364 Sat-Sun 12-5 Terroirs Artisan Wines: Damskey & Co. – 21001 Geyserville Ave, Ste 101, Geyserville; 707 857-4101 Open daily 11:30-5:30; Thu, Fri, Sat til 6 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 11-4 Tin Barn – 21692 Eighth St E. #340, Sonoma; 707 938-5430 Sat-Sun 11-4 Toad Hollow – 409A Healdsburg Ave, Healdsburg; 707 431-8667 Open daily 10:30-5:30 TOPEL – Tasting Room in Healdsburg, 125 Matheson St; 707 433-4116 Open daily 11-7 Gift Items, Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children OK; Call for: Educational Program, Food Pairings TRENTADUE – 19170 Geyserville Ave, Geyserville; 707 433-3104 Open daily 10-5 Tres Hermanas – Poured at Family Wineries – Kenwood: 9380 Sonoma Hwy 12; 888-433-6555 Open daily 10:30-5 Trione Winery – 19550 Geyserville Ave, Geyserville; 707 814-8100 Thur-Sun 10-5 Truett Hurst – 5610 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-9545 Open daily 11-5 Twomey Cellars – 3000 Westside Rd, Healdsburg; 800-505-4850 Mon-Sat 10-5 Ty Caton Vineyards – 8910 Sonoma Hwy, Kenwood; 707 833-0526 Open daily 10-6 Unti Vineyards – 4202 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-5590 Open by appointment only Valley of the Moon – 777 Madrone Rd, Glen Ellen; 707 996-6941 Open daily 10-4:30 Viansa Winery – 25200 Arnold Dr, Sonoma; 707 935-4700 Open daily 10-5 Vintners Signatures –4001 Highway 128, Geyserville; 707 857-3300 Open daily 10:30-5 VJB VINEYARDS & CELLARS
Our wines are sold exclusively from our Tasting Room or through our Wine Club Enoteca. We invite you to experience for yourself our family charm.

9077 Sonoma Hwy, Kenwood • Open Daily 10am-5pm 707-833-2300 • www.vjbcellars.com 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 Thur-Mon 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 WILSON – 1960 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg; 707 433-4355 Open daily 11-5 Gift Items, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK 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-Sun 10:30-4:30 Yoakim Bridge – 7209 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-8511 Fri-Sat 11-4, Sun 1-4, weekdays & tours by appt. XYZin – Poured at Geyser Peak, 22281 Chianti Rd, Healdsburg; 707 857-2500 Open daily 10-5 Zichichi Family – 8626 W. Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-4410 Open daily 11-4:30

NORTH CENTRAL COAST
Ahlgren Vineyard – 20320 Hwy 9, Boulder Creek; 800 338-6071 Alfaro Family Vnyd & Winery – 420 Hames Road, Corralitos; 831 728-5172 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

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Armida Winery – 103 Stockton Avenue, Capitola; 831 462-1065 Open daily 11-6 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 Open daily 11-5 Big Basin Vnyds – 830 Memory Ln, Boulder Creek; 831 621-8028 Open by appointment only 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-close Bruzzone – 433 Sunridge Drive, Scotts Valley; 831 438-3120 Open by appointment only BURRELL SCHOOL – 24060 Summit Rd, Los Gatos; 408 353-6290 Open Thu-Sun 11-5 Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK Byington Winery – 21850 Bear Creek Road, Los Gatos; 408 354-1111 Open daily 11-5 Calera – 11300 Cienega Road, Hollister; 831 637-9170 Open daily 11-4:30 Casa De Fruta – 6680 Pacheco Pass Hwy, Hollister; 800 543-1702 Open daily 9-6 Castillo’s Hillside Shire – 2215 Liberta Drive, Morgan Hill; 408 776-8200 Sat 1-7, Sun 12-5 Cava Wine Bar – 115 San Jose Ave, Capitola; 831 476-2282 Wed-Sat 12-12, Sun 12-10, Mon 4-10, Tue 4-12 Chaine d’Or – 140 Sunrise Drive, Woodside; 650 851 8977 Open by appointment only Cinnabar – 23000 Congress Springs Rd, Saratoga; 408 741-5858 Special events and by appointment only Clos LaChance – 1 Hummingbird Ln, San Martin; 800 ITS-WINE Open daily 11-5 Clos Tita – 4 Kendall Lane, Santa Cruz; 831 439-9235 Open by appointment only COOPER-GARROD – 22645 Garrod Rd, Saratoga; 408 867-7116 Mon-Fri 12-5 Sat-Sun 11-5 Gift Items, Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children OK; Call ahead for: Food Pairings, Tours Copious Winery – 427 Swift Street, A, Santa Cruz; 831 425-WINE Fir-Sun 12-5 Creekview – 12467 Creekview Ct, San Martin; 408 686-0534 One weekend per month or by appointment 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 – 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 Some Sat, call for appointment FLEMING JENKINS VNYDS & WINERY – 45 W. Main St, Los Gatos; 408 358-4949 Tue-Sun 12-6 Gift Items, Art Exhibit, Children Welcome 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 Guglielmo Winery – 1480 E. Main St, Morgan Hill; 408 779-2145 Open daily 10-5 Hallcrest Vineyards – 379 Felton Empire Rd, Felton; 831 335-4441 Open daily 12-5 Heart o’ the Mountain – 5610 Scotts Valley Dr, Scotts Valley; 831 345-6133 Open by appointment only Heart’s Fire – 165 Cristich Lane, Unit K, Campbell; 1st Sun of the month 1-4 Hecker Pass Winery – 4605 Hecker Pass Hwy, Gilroy; 408 842-8755 Open daily 9-5 Hillcrest Terrace – 429B Ingalls Street, Santa Cruz; 831 426-1500 Sat-Sun 12-5 & by appointment HUNTER HILL – 7099 Glen Haven Rd, Soquel; 831 465-9294 Sat-Sun 11-4 or by appt J. LOHR VINEYARDS & WINE – 1000 Lenzen Ave, San Jose; 408 918-2160 Open daily 10-5 Jason-Stephens – 11775 Watsonville Rd, Gilroy; 408 846-8463 Open Daily 12-5 Kirigin Cellars – 11550 Watsonville Rd, Gilroy; 408 847-8827 Open daily 10-5 Kings Mountain – 187 Kings Mountain Road, Woodside; 650 851-7551 Open by appointment only La Honda – 2645 Fair Oaks Ave, Redwood City; 650 366-4104 Open by appointment only La Nebbia – 12341 San Mateo Road, Half Moon Bay; 650 726-9463 Open daily 10-5 Léal Vineyards – 300 Maranatha Drive, Hollister; 831 636-1023 Open daily 11-5 LOMA PRIETA WINERY – 26985 Loma Prieta Way, Los Gatos; 408 353-2950 Sat-Sun 12-5 or by appt MARTIN RANCH – 6675 Redwood Retreat Road, Gilroy; 408 842-9197 12-4 third weekend of each month Michael Martella – 17287 Box 103 Skyline Blvd, Woodside; 650 851-6777 Open by appointment only MJA Vineyards – 328A Ingalls Street, Santa Cruz; 831 421-9380 Thu-Sun 12-6 Monte Verde – 13775 Sycamore Dr, Morgan Hill; 408 776-8938 Open 3rd Sat-Sun or by appointment Morgan Hill Cellars – 1645 San Pe dro Ave, Morgan Hill; 408 779-7389 Tue-Sun 10-5 Mountain Winery – 14831 Pierce Road, Saratoga; 408 741-2822 Fri-Sun 12-5 Mount Eden Vnyds – 22020 Mr. Eden Rd, Saratoga; 409 867-5832x10 Open by appointment only, tours, no tasting 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 Special events & by appointment 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 – 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 only Pelican Ranch – 402 Ingalls St, Santa Cruz; 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, Sun by appointment Pleasant Valley – 600 Pleasant Valley Rd, Aptos; 831 728-2826 Summer Apr-Oct, Sat 12-4, Winter by appointment POETIC CELLARS – 5000 Rodeo Gulch Road, Soquel; 831 462-3478 Sat-Sun 12-5 or by appt Rapazzini Winery – 4350 S. Monterey Hwy, Gilroy; 408 842-5649 Open daily 10-5 Regale Winery – 24040 Summit Road, Los Gatos; 408 353-2500 Sat-Sun 12-5:30 or by appointment Ridge Vineyards – 17100 Montebello Road, Cupertino; 408 867-3233 Summer Sat-Sun 11-5, Winter Sat-Sun 11-4 River Run – 65 Rogge Lane, Watsonville; 831 726-3112 Open by appointment only Roudon -Smith – 2364 Bean Creek Rd, Scotts Valley; 831 438-1244 Sat 11-4:30 or by appointment Santa Cruz Mtn Vnyd – 334A Ingalls Street, Santa Cruz; 831 335-4242 Wed-Sun 12-5 SARAH’S VINEYARD – 4005 Hecker Pass Hwy, Gilroy; 408 847-1947 Open daily 11-5 Gift Items, Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Winery Tours 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 – off Old San Jose-Soquel Rd Miller Cutoff; 408 353-2278 Sat 12-4 by appointment 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 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 – Limekiln Road, Hollister; 831 902-5638 Open by appointment only Sycamore Cellars – 45185 Arroyo Seco Road, Greenfield; 831 674-5768 Sat- Sun 11-5 Sycamore Creek – 12775 Uvas Road, Morgan Hill; 408 779-4738 Thu-Mon 12-5 Team Zin – 830-3 Jury Court, San Jose; 408 445-2508 1st Sun of the month Testarossa Vineyards – 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 Trout Gulch – 328 Ingalls Street, Santa Cruz; 888 819-6789 Open daily 12-close Vinocruz – Abbott Square on Cooper Street, Santa Cruz; 831 427-0436 Mon-Thu 11-7, Fri-Sat 11-8, Sun 12-6 VINE HILL – 2300 Jarvis Road, Santa Cruz; 831 427-0436 Special events & by appointment Vino Tabi – 334C Ingalls Street, Santa Cruz; 831 426 1809 Mon-Tue by appt, Wed-Thu 12-5, Fri-Sat 12-9, Sun 12-5 Windy Oaks Estate – 550 Hazel Dell Rd, Corralitos; 831 786-9463 Sat, Apr-Oct 12-4 Woodside Vineyards – 340 Kings Mountain Rd; Woodside; 650 851-3144 Open by appointment only Zayante Vineyards – 420 Old Mount Rd; Felton; 831 335-7992 Special events & by appointment CARMEL VALLEY Bernardus – 5 W. Carmel Valley Road, Carmel Valley; 800 223-2533 Open daily 11-5 Boekenoogen – 24 West Carmel Valley Road, Carmel Valley; 831 659-4215 Open daily 11-5 Boëté at Valley Hills Tasting Rm– 7156A Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel Valley; 831 625-5040 Mon-Fri 2-5, Sat-Sun 12-5 Chateau Julien Wine Estate – 8940 Carmel Valley Road, Carmel; 831 624-2600 Mon-Fri 8-5 Sat-Sun 11-5 Chateau Sinnet – 13746 Center Street, Carmel Valley; 831 659-2244 Summer 12-6 daily, Winter 12-5 Cima Collina – San Carlos, between Ocean & 7th, Carmel; 831 620-0645 Thur-Mon 11- 6 Galante Vineyards – between Ocean & 7th, Dolores; Carmel; 831 624-3800 Sun-Fri 2-6, Sat 12-6 Georis Winery – 4 Pilot Road, Carmel Valley; 831 659-1050 Open daily 11-5 Heller Estate Organic Vineyards – 69 W. Carmel Valley Road, Carmel Valley; 800-625-8466 Open daily 11-6

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Joullian Vineyards – 2 Village Drive Suite A, Carmel Valley; 866 659-8101 Open daily 11-5 Joyce Vineyards – 12 Del Fino Place, Carmel Valley; 831-659-0312 Fri-Sun 11-5 MORGAN WINERY – 204 Crossroads Blvd, Carmel; 831 626-3700 Open daily 11-6 Otter Cove Wines – 9 Del Fino Place, Carmel Valley; 831 320-3050 Wed-Sun 11-5 Parsonage Village Vineyard – 19 East Carmel Valley Road, Carmel Valley; 831 659-7322 Open daily 11-5:30 Rancho Cellars – 26340 Carmel Rancho Blvd, Carmel; 831 625-5646 Mon-Sat 11-6 Talbott Vineyards – 53 West Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel Valley; 831 659-3500 Open daily 11-5 MONTEREY WINERIES A Taste of Monterey Wine Visitors Cntr – 700 Cannery Row, Suite Kk, Monterey; 831 646-5446 Open daily 10-6 Bargetto Winery – 700 Cannery Row Suite G, Monterey; 831 373-4053 Open daily 11-6 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 Pierce Ranch – 499 Wave Street, Monterey; 831 372-8900 Thu-Mon 11-6:30 Scheid Vineyards Wine Lounge - 751 Cannery Row, Monterey; 831-6569463 Open daily 11-7 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 10-6 SALINAS VALLEY A Taste of Monterey – 127 Main Street, Salinas; 831 751-1980 Mon-Fri 11-5, Fri-Sat 11-6, Sun 11-4 Boekenoogen – Santa Lucia Highlands, Salinas; 831 675-3549 Open by appointment only Chalone Vineyards – Stonewall Canyon Rd (Hwy 146), Soledad; 831 678-1717 Sat-Sun 11:30-5, weekdays by appt De Tierra –740 Airport Blvd, Salinas; 831 754-3176 Open by appointment only HAHN ESTATES/SMITH & HOOK – 37700 Foothill Road, Soledad; 831 678-4555 Mon-Fri 11-4 Gift Items, Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call for Winery Tours Sat-Sun 11-5 Manzoni Estate – 30981 River Road, Soledad; 831 675-3398 Sat-Sun 11-5 Marilyn Remark – 645 River Road, Salinas; 831 455-9310 Sat-Sun, Holidays 11-5 Paraiso Vineyards – 38060 Paraiso Springs Road, Soledad; 831 678-0300 Sat-Sun 11-5, Mon-Fri 11-4 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 Scheid Vineyards – 1972 Hobson Avenue, Greenfield; 831 386-0316 Open daily 11-5 Ventana Vineyards – 38740 Los Coches Road, Soledad; 831 678-2900 Weekends & Most Holidays 11-5 Wrath Wines – 35801 Foothill Road, Soledad; 831 678-2212 Thu-Mon 11-4:30 Gregory Graham Wines– 13633 Point Lakeview Road, Lower Lake; 707 995-3500 Sat & Sun 10-5 Guiseppe Wines, Neese Vnyds – 401School Way, Redwood Valley; 707 485-8458 Open by appointment only Handley Cellars – 3151 Hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-2190 Summer 10-6, Winter 10-5 High Valley Estate Vnyds – 13151 E. State Highway 20, Clearlake Oaks; 707 998-9400 Tue-Sat 11-5, Sun 1-5 Horne – 2200 Hwy 29, Middletown; 707 987-1069 Open weekends 10-6, weekdays by appt. Husch Vineyards – 4400 Hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-3216 Open daily 10-5 JAXON KEYS – 10400 S. Hwy 101, Hopland; 877-462-0666 Open daily 10-5 Jeriko Estate – 12141 Hewlitt Sturtevant Rd, Hopland; 707 744-1140 Sum 10-5, Win 11-4 Kelseyville Wine Co. –5627 Gaddy Lane, Kelseyville; 707 279-2995 By appt Langtry Estate – 21000 Butts Canyon Rd, Middletown; 707 987-2385 Open daily 11-5 Lazy Creek Vineyards – 4741 Hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-3623 Open Fr-Mo 11-4:30 Le Vin Winery – 33151 Hwy. 128, Yorkville; 707 894-2304 Open by appointment only Lolonis Vineyards – 1905 Rd D, Redwood Valley; 707 485-7544 Open by appointment Londer Vineyards – 14051 Highway 128, Boonville; 707 895-3900 Thu-Mon 11-5 Manoir Girard Cellars – 12601 Ell River Rd; Potter Valley; 707 391 WINE (9463) Open by appointment only Maple Creek Winery – 20799 Hwy 128; Yorkville; 707 895-3001 Open daily 10:30-5 Mariah Vineyards – 33525 Mountain View Rd, Point Arena; 707 882-2243 Open by appointment McDowell Valley – 13380 S. Hwy 101, Hopland 707 744-8911 Mon-Fri 11-5, Sat-Sun 10-5 McFadden Vineyard – 13275 S. Hwy 101 Suite #5, Hopland; 707 744-8463 Open daily 10-5 McNab Ridge Winery – 13441 S. Hwy 101; Hopland; 707 744-1986 Open daily 10-5 Meyer Family Cellars – 19750 Hwy 128, Yorkville; 707 895-2341 Open daily 10-5 Milano Family Winery – 14594 S. Hwy 101, Hopland; 800-564-2582 Open daily10-5 Monte Lago Winery – Clear Lake, 510-599.LAGO Open by appointment only Moore Family Winery – 11990 Bottle Rock Road, Kelseyville; 707 279-9279 Fri - Sun 11-5 Mt. Konocti Growers Winery – 2550 Big Valley Road, Kelseyville; 707 279-4213 By appt Navarro Vineyards – 5601 Hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-3686 Summer 10-6, Winter 10-5 Nelson Family – 550 Nelson Ranch Road; Ukiah Open daily 10-5 Noggle Vineyards & Winery – 700 Old Long Valley Road, Clearlake Oaks; 707 998-0319 Sat-Sun 11-5 or by appt Oster – 13501 Tomki Road, Redwood Valley; 707 485-5257 Open by appointment Pacific Star – 33000 North Highway 1, Fort Bragg; 707 964-1155 Open daily 11-5 Parducci Wine Cellars – 501 Parducci Rd, Ukiah; 707 463-5357 Open daily 10-5 Phillips Hill Estates – 8627 Hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-2209 Open daily 11-5 Philo Ridge – Call for an appoinment on weekends, 707 489-2303 Ployez Winery – 11171 Highway 29, Lower Lake; 707 994-2106 Open daily 11-5 Roederer Estate – 4501 Hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-2288 Open daily 11-5 Rosa D’Oro – 3915 Main Street, Kelseyville; 707 279-0483 Mon-Tue 12-5, Wed-Sat 10:30-6:30, Sun 11-5 Saracina Vineyards – 11684 South Hwy 101, Hopland; 707 744-1671 Open daily 10-5 SCHARFFENBERGER CELLARS – 8501 Hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-2957 Open daily 11-5 Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK Shannon Ridge – 12599 E. Hwy 20, Clear Lake Oaks; 707 998-9656 Daily 10:30-5 Shed Horn Cellars – Socrate Mine Road, Middletown; 707 987-4716 By appt Silversmith Vineyards – 3700 A Rd J, Redwood Valley; 707 485-1196 Sat-Sun 11-5 or by appointment Six Sigma Ranch and Winery – 13372 Spruce Grove Road, Lower Lake; 707 994-4068 Daily 11-4:30 Sol Rouge – P.O. Box 859, Kelseyville; 707 279-9000 By appt Standish Wine Co. – 5101 Hwy 128, Philo707 895-9213 October-March 10-5 Daily, April-September 10-6 Daily Steele Wines – 4350 Thomas Drive, Lakeport; 707 279-9475 Mon-Sat 11-5 Terrill Cellars and Tuscan Village – 16175 Main Street, Lower Lake; 707 252-8444 Daily 10-4p 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 Weibel Family Winery and Vineyards – 13300 Buckman Dr., Hopland; 707 744-2200 Open Daily 10-5 Whaler Vineyards – 6200 E Side 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 Winter 11-5, Summmer 11-6 ZINA HYDE CUNNINGHAM – 14077 Hwy 128, Boonville; 707 895-9462 Open Daily 10-5 Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK

LAKE/MENDOCINO COUNTIES
Barra of Mendocino – 7051 N. State Street, Redwood Valley; 707 485-0322 Open daily 10-5 Beaver Creek Vnyds – 22000 Hwy 29, Middletown; 707 987-1069 Open daily11-8 Bell Hill Vineyards– 6725 Jacobsen, Kelseyville; 707 490-4400 Thurs-Sun, Winter 12-6, Summer 1-7 Brassfield Estate– 10915 High Valley Rd, Clearlake Oaks; 707 998-1895 Daily 10-5, Weekends by appt. in Winter Breggo Cellars – 11001 Highway 128, Boonville; 707 895-9589 Open daily 11-5 Brutocao Cellars – 7000 Hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-2152 Summer 10-6, Winter 10-5 Brutocao Cellars – 13500 Hwy 101, Hopland; 707 744-1664 Open daily 10-6 Ceago Del Lago – 5115 E. Hwy 20, Nice; 707 274-1462 Open daily 10-5 Chiarito Vineyards – 2651 Mill Creek Rd, Ukiah; 707.462.7146 Open by appointment only Claudia Springs – 1810 Hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-3993 Summer: Fri-Mon 11-5; Winter Fri-Sun 11-5 Cougar’s Leap – 9300 Seigler Springs Rd. N., Kelseyville; 707 279-0651 May-Oct, Fri-Sun 11-5pm or by appt Duncan Peak Vineyards – 14500 Mtn. House Road, Hopland; 707 744-1129 Open by appointment only Eden Crest Vineyards & Winery – 2550 Big Valley Road, Kelseyville; 707 279-2987 Open by appointment Elke Vineyards – 12351 Hwy 128, Booneville; 707 246-7045 Open by appointment only Esterlina – 1200 Holmes Ranch Road, Philo; 707 895-2920 Open by appointment only Fetzer Vineyards – Hwy 175, Hopland; 707 744-1250 Open daily 9-5 Foursight Wines – 14475 Highway 128, Boonville; 707 898-2889 Fri-Mon 10-4:30 Frey – 14000 Tomki Rd, Redwood Valley; 707 485-5177 Mon-Frid 10-5, by appointment 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 Summer 10-6, Winter 10-5

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SUISUN VALLEY
Blacksmith Cellars – poured at Suisun Valley Wine Coop Thu-Sun 12-5, Mon-Wed by appt Blue Victorian Vineyards – 5071 Suisun Valley Blvd., Fairfield; 707 422-8025 Daily 10-5 King Andrews Vnyd – poured at Suisun Valley Wine Coop Thu-Sun 12-5, Mon-Wed by appt 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, Mon-Wed by appt Tenbrink Vineyards – 4185 Chadbourne Road, Suisun Valley; 707 480-7334 Sat & Sun 12-5 or by appt Suisun Valley Wine Coop – 4495 Suisun Valley Road, Suisun Valley; 707 864-3135 Thu-Sun 12-5, Mon-Wed by appt Sunset Cellars – poured at Suisun Valley Wine Coop Thu-Sun 12-5, Mon-Wed by app Vezer Family Tasting Room – 2522 Suite V Mankas Corner Road, Fairfield; 707 429-3958 Daily 10-5 Vezer Family Private Ranch– 707 422-8025 Tours & tasting by appointment only Winterhawk Winery – poured at Suisun Valley Wine Coop Thu-Sun 12-5, Mon-Wed by appt Wooden Valley Winery – 4756 Suisun Valley Road, Suisun Valley; 707 864-0730 Daily 10-5 Marr Cellars – poured at Tesla Vintners, 5143 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 606-WINE Tue-Sun 12-5 McGrail Vineyards – 5600 Greenville Rd, Livermore; 925 373-6214 Fri-Sun 12-4:30 & by appointment Miramont Estate – poured at Tesla Vintners, 5143 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 606-WINE Tue-Sun 12-5 24837 E. Milton Rd, Linden; 209 887-3178 By appointment only Mitchell Katz Winery – 1188 Vineyard Ave; Pleasanton; 925 931-0744 Thu-Sun 12-5, Fri 12-6 Murietta’s Well – 3005 Mines Rd; Livermore; 925 456-2390 May-Oct Open daily 11-4:30, Nov-Apr Wed-Sun 11-4:30 Nottingham Cellars – 2245 South Vasco Rd, Livermore; 925 294-8647 Fri 2-6, Sat-Sun 12-4:30 Occasio – 2245B South Vasco Road, Livermore; 925 371-1987 Fri-Sun 12 to 5 Page Mill– 1960 S. Livermore Ave, Livermore; 925 456-7676 12-4:30 Fri-Sunday & by appointment Red Feather – 5700 Greenville Rd, Livermore; 925 449-1871 Sat-Sun 11-5, Mon-Fri 12-4 Retzlaff Vineyards – 1356 S. Livermore Ave, Livermore; 925 447-8941 Tue-Fri 12-2, Sat-Sun 12-4:30 Rios Lovell Estate Winery – 6500 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 443-0434 Wed-Fri 11-3, Sat-Sun 11-5 Rodrigue Molyneaux – 3053 Marina Ave, Livermore; 925 447-4280 Sat-Sun 12:30-5 Ruby Hill Winery – 400 Vineyard Ave, Pleasanton; 925 931-WINE Wed-Sun 11-5:30 Ryhan Estate Vineyards – 5385 East Ave, Livermore; 408-209-9498 Fri-Sun 12-5 Steven Kent – 5443 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 243-6440 Open daily 12-4:30 Stony Ridge Winery – 4948 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 449-0458 Thu-Sun 11-4:30 Tamas Estate – 5489 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 456-2380 Open daily 12-4:30 Tenuta Vineyards – 633 Kalthoff Common, Livermore; 925 960-1006 Fri-Sun 12-5 Tesla Vintners – 5143 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 606-WINE Tue-Sun 11-5 Singing Winemaker (The ) – poured at Tesla Vintners, 5143 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 606-WINE Tue-Sun 12-5 Thomas Coyne Winery – 51 E. Vallecitos Rd (Hwy 84), Livermore; 925 373-6541 Sat-Sun 12-5 Wente Vineyards Estate Winery – 5565 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 456-2300 Open daily 11-4:30 Wente Vineyards Visitors Center – 5050 Arroyo Rd, Livermore; 925 456-2405 Open daily 11-6:30 Westover Vineyards – 34329 Palomares Rd, Castro Valley; 925 537-3932 Sat-Sun 12-5 White Crane Winery – 5405 Greenville Rd, Livermore; 925 455-8085 Thu-Mon 12-4:30 Wood Family Winery – 7702 Cedar Mountain Rd, Livermore; 925 606-7411 Open by appointmentViano Vineyards

YOLO COUNTY
Berryessa Gap – 27260 Hwy 128, Winters; 530 795-3201 Mon-Sat 12-4 Berryessa Gap – 15 Main Street, Winters; 530 795-3201 Thurs-Sat 4:30-8:30 Bogle Vineyards – 37783 County Rd, Clarksburg; 916 744-1139 Sat-Sun 12-5, Mon-Fri by appointment 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 Satiety Vineyards – 40101 County Rd 25A, Woodland; 530 661-0680 Mon-Fri 7-6, Sat-Sun 11-6 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 Wed-Sun 11-5 Todd Taylor Wines – poured at the Old Sugar Mill, 35265 Willow Ave, Clarksburg; 916 744-1120 Fri-Sun 11-5 Turkovich Family Wines– 304 Railroad Ave, Winters; 530 795-3842 Thu&Sun 12-5, Fri&Sat 12-9

BAY AREA/LIVERMORE
Bent Creek Winery – 5455 Greenville Rd, Livermore; 925 455-6320 Fri-Sun 12-4:30 Big White House – 6800 Greenville Rd, Livermore; 925 449-1976 Sat-Sun 12-4:30 Bodegas Aguirre – 8580 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 606-0554 Sat-Sun 12-4 Cedar Mountain – 7000 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 373-6636 Sat-Sun 12-4 Charles R Vnyds – 8195 Crane Ridge Rd, Livermore; 925 454-3040 Fri-Sun 12-4:30 Chouinard Vnyds – 33853 Palomares Rd, Castro Vly; 510 582-9900 Sat-Sun 12-5 (and most holidays) Concannon – 4590 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 456-2505 Open daily 11-4:30 Crooked Vine – 4948 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 371-8156 Mon-Sat 11:30-4:30, Sun 11-4:30 Cuda Ridge Wines – 5385 East Ave, Livermore; 510 304-0914 Fri-Sun 12-4:30 & by appointment Dashe Cellars – 55 4th St, Oakland; 510 452-1800 Thu-Sun 12-6, Mon by appt Deer Ridge Vineyards – 1828 Wetmore Rd, Livermore; 866 561-0838 Fri-Sun 11-5 Eagle Ridge Vineyard – 10017 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 443-3375 Sat-Sun 12-4:30 Eckert Estate – 2400 Arroyo Road, Livermore; 925 584-6494 Sat-Sun 12 -5 & by appointment el Sol – 8626 Lupine Way, Livermore; 925 606-1827 Fri-Sun 12-5 Elliston Vineyards – 463 Kilkare, Sunol; 925 862-2377 Sat-Sun 12-5 Fenestra Winery – 83 Vallecitos Rd (Hwy 84), Livermore; 925 447-5246 Fri-Sun 12-5 GARRÉ VINEYARD & WINERY – 7986 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 371-8200 Fri 12-4:30, Sat-Sun 11:30-5 Gift Items, Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Restaurant, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Food Pairings 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 Las Positas Vineyards – 682 Pinnacle Pl, Livermore; 925 989-0857 Sat-Sun 12-5 Lavish Laines Winery – Tasted at Good Brewer, 2960 Pacific Avenue, Livermore; 925 321-0373 Fri-Sun 11-5 Les Chenes – 5562 Victoria Lane, Livermore; 925 373-1662 Weekends 12-4:30 Little Valley Winery – 739 Main St, Pleasanton Wed 4-9, Fri-Sat 12-6, Sun 12-5 Longevity Wines – 35 Rickenbacker Circle South, Livermore; 888 325-WINE Sat-Sun 12-5

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 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

LODI/WOODBRIDGE
Abundance Vnyds –1150 W. Turner Rd, Lodi; 209 334-0274 Open daily 11-6 Akin Estates – 18911 N. Lower Sacramento Rd, Woodbridge; 209 333-8115 Wed. Thu 5-9, Fri-Sat 5-10, Sun 2-6 Berghold – 17343 N. Cherry Rd, Lodi; 209 333-9291 Thu-Sun 11-5 Boitano Family – Vino Piazza, 12470 Locke Rd, Lockeford; 209 286-1595 Fri-Sun 12-5 Bokisch Vineyards – tasted at Clements Ridge, 23225 E. State Hwy 88, Clements; 209 334-4338 Fri-Sun 11-5 Borra Wines – 1301 E. Armstrong Rd, Lodi; 209 368-2446 Open daily 12-5 Bota Box – Tasted at Delicato Vineyards, 12001 S. Highway 99, Manteca; 209 824-3500 Open daily 9-5:30 Brazin – Tasted at Delicato Vineyards, 12001 S. Highway 99, Manteca; 209 824-3500 Open daily 9-5:30 Brice Station – Vino Piazza, 12470 Locke Rd, Lockeford; 209 727-5280 Sat-Sun 12-5 CellarDoor – 21 N. School Street, Lodi; 209 339-4394 Tue-Wed 12-6, Thu-Sat 12-9, Sun 12-5 Chocoholics Divine Desserts – 18819 E. Hwy 88, Clements; 209 759-3320 Mon-Fri 11-5, Sat-Sun 10-6

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Clements Ridge – 23225 E. State Hwy 88, Clements; 209 759-3850 Sat-Sun 11-5 Cosentino Winery – 3750 E. Woodbridge Rd, Woodbridge; 209 333-8014 Open daily 10-5:30 d‘Art Wines – 13299 N. Curry Avenue, Lodi; 209 334-9946 Fri-Sun 12-5 Dancing Coyote – 3125 E Orange St., Acampo; 800 958-8524 Fri-Sun 11-5 Dancing Fox Winery & Bakery – 203 S. School St., Lodi; 209 366-2634 Tue-Wed 7-6, Thu-Fri 7-9, Sat 8-9, Sun 9-3 Delicato Family – 12001 S. Highway 99, Manteca; 209 824-3500 Open daily 9-5:30 Fog Head Wines – Tasted at Delicato Vineyards, 12001 S. Highway 99, Manteca; 209 824-3500 Open daily 9-5:30 Gnarly Head – Tasted at Delicato Vineyards, 12001 S. Highway 99, Manteca; 209 824-3500 Open daily 9-5:30 Gnaughty Vines – Tasted at Delicato Vineyards, 12001 S. Highway 99, Manteca; 209 824-3500 Open daily 9-5:30 Gnekow Family Winery– 17347 E. Gawne Rd, Collegeville; 209 463-0697 Open daily 11-5 Grady Family – tasted at Woodbridge Uncorked, Woodbridge; 209 365-7575 Wed-Thu 5-9, Fri-Sat 5-10, Sun 2-6 Grand Amis – 115 North School Street, Suite 5, Lodi; 209 369-6805 Fri-Sun 1-5 Harmony Wynelands – 9291 E. Harney Ln, Lodi; 209 369-4184 Mon-Sun 11-5:30, Sat 11-5, Sun 12:30-5 Harney Lane Winery – 9010 E. Harney Lane, Lodi; 209 365-1900 Thu-Sun 12-5 Heritage Oak Winery – 10112 E. Woodbridge Road, Acampo; 209 986-2763 Mon-Fri 2-5, Sat-Sun 12-5 Housley’s Century Oak – 22211 Lower Sacramento, Acampo; 209 334-3482 Sat 12-4 or by appt Irony – Tasted at Delicato Vineyards, 12001 S. Highway 99, Manteca; 209 824-3500 Open daily 9-5:30 Jessie’s Grove Winery – 1973 W. Turner Road, Lodi, 209 368-0880 Wed-Mon 12-5 La Vida Dulce – 12470 Locke Rd, Lockeford; 209 727-3966 Fri-Sun 11-5 LangeTwins Winery – 1525 E. Jahant Road, Acampo; 209 334-9780 Open by appointment only Lobo Loco Wines – 18911 N. Lower Sacramento Rd, Woodbridge; 916 687-4767 Wed-Thu 5-9, Fri-Sat 5-10, Sun 2-6 Lodi Wine & Visitor Center – 2545 W. Turner Rd, Lodi; 209 365-0261 Open daily 10-5 Lodi Wine Cellars/Benson Ferry – 112 Pine St., Lodi; 209 365-6622 Tues-Thu 3 -9, Fri-Sun 3-12 Loredona – Tasted at Delicato Vineyards, 12001 S. Highway 99, Manteca; 209 824-3500 Open daily 9-5:30 The Lucas Winery – 18196 N. Davis Rd, Lodi; 209 368-2006 Thu-Sun 12-4:30 M2 Wines – 1376 East Turner Road Suite D, Lodi; 209 339-1071 Fri-Sun 11-5 Macchia – 7099 E. Peltier Road, Acampo; 209 333-2600 Thu-Mon 11-5 Maley/Weibel – 18911 N. Lower Sacramento Rd, Woodbridge; 209 365-9463 Wed-Thu 5-9, Fri-Sat 5-10, Sun 2-6 McConnell Estates – 10686 W. Stockton Blvd, Elk Grove; 916 685-5368 Fri-Sun11-5 McCormack Williamson – 3125 E. Orange Street, Acampo; 209 368-1473 Fri-Sun 11-5 Michael~David Vineyards – 4580 W. Highway 12, Lodi; 209 368-7384 Open daily 10-5 Miramont Estate – 24837 E. Milton Rd, Linden; 209 887-3860 Open by appointment only Mokelumne Oaks – 12470 Locke Rd, Lockeford; 209 339-1108 Thu-Sun 12-5 Oak Ridge Winery – 6100 E. Highway 12 (Victor Road), Lodi; 209 369-4758 Daily 10-5 Omega Cellars– 13731 N. Highway 88, Lodi; 209 367-1910 Wed-Sun 10-5 Pasos Vineyards – 12470 Locke Rd, Lockeford; 209 727-3153 Thu-Sun 12-5 Peirano Estate – 21831 N. Highway 99, Acampo; 209 369-9463 Sat-Sun 11-5 Ripken Vineyards – 2472 West Sargent Road, Lodi; 209 367-WINE Sat-Sun 12-4 Spenker Winery – 17303 N. De Vries Rd, Lodi; 209 367-0467 Sat & Sun 12-4, Jan-Apr by appt only St. Amant Winery – 1 Winemaster Way, Lodi; 209 367-0646 Open by appointment only St. Jorge Winery – 22769 N. Bender Road, Acampo; 209 365-0202 Fri-Sun 11-5 Stama – 12470 Locke Rd, Lockeford; 209 727-3314 Mon, Wed, Thu 11-5, Fri, Sat, Sun 11-6 Stone Garden – 12470 Locke Rd, Lockeford; 209 728-1483 Fri-Sun 12-6 The Coliseum – 12470 Locke Rd, Lockeford; 209 747-7733 Mon, Wed, Thu 11-5, Fri-Sun 11-6 Twisted – Tasted at Delicato Vineyards, 12001 S. Highway 99, Manteca; 209 824-3500 Open daily 9-5:30 VanRuiten – 340 W. Highway 12, Lodi; 209 334-5722 Open daily 11-5 Viaggio Estate & Winery – 100 E. Taddei Rd., Lodi; 209 368-1378 Fri-Sat 12-8, Sun 12-6 Vicarmont Vineyards – 16475 N. Locust Tree Road, Lodi; 209 365-1900 Sat-Sun 12-5 Vino Con Brio – 7889 E. Harney Ln, Lodi; 888-410-VINO Thu-Mon 12-5 Vino Piazza – 12470 Locke Rd, Lockeford; 800-939-2566 Open daily 12-5 Watts – 12470 Locke Rd, Lockeford; 209 727-3751 Sat-Sun 12-5 Woodbridge Uncorked – 18911 N. Lower Sacramento Rd, Woodbridge; 209 365-7575 Wed-Thu 5-9, Fri-Sat 5-10, Sun 2-6 WOODBRIDGE – 5950 Woodbridge Road, Acampo; 209 365-2839 Open daily 10:30-4:30 Gift Items, Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Call ahead for Tours at 9:30, 1:30 or by Appt

SIERRA FOOTHILLS
AMADOR COUNTY Amador Cellars – 11093 Shenandoah Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6150 Open daily 11-5 Amador County Wine Cellar– 14207 Hwy 49, Amador City; 209 267-0104 Fri-Sun 11-6 & holidays Amador Foothill Winery – 12500 Steiner Road, Plymouth, 209 245-6307 Fri-Sun 12-5 Avio – 14520 Ridge Rd, Sutter Creek; 209 267-1515 Fri-Sun 11-5 Bantam Cellars – 10851 Shenandoah School Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6677 Open Daily 11-4 Bella Piazza – 19900 Shenandoah School Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-4600 Open daily 10-5 Borjon Winery – 10590 Shenandoah Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3087 Fri-Sun 11-4 Bray Vineyards – 10590 Shenandoah Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6023 Fri-Mon 10-5 C.G. Di Arie – 19919 Shenandoah School Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-4700 Thurs-Mon 10-4:30 Charles Spinetta Winery – 12557 Steiner Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3384 Mon, Thu, Fri 8-4, Sat-Sun 9-5 Clos Du Lac Cellars – 3151 Hwy 88/Jackson Vlly Rd, Ione; 209 274-2238 Wed-Sun 10-4 Convergence Vnyds – 14650 Hwy 124, Plymouth; 209 245-3600 Fri-Sun 10-5 Cooper Vineyards – 21365 Shenandoah School Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6181 Thu-Mon 11-4:45 or by appt Deaver Vineyards – 12455 Steiner Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-4099 Open daily 10:30-5 Dillian Wines – 12138 Steiner Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3444 Fri-Sun 11-4:30 Dobra Zemlja Winery – 12505 Steiner Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3183 Open daily 10-5 Driven Cellars– 12595 Steiner Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-4545 Fri-Mon 10-5 Drytown Cellars – 16030 Hwy 49, Drytown; 866-379-8696 Fri-Sun 11-5 Gold Hill Winery – Poured at Sutter Creek Wine Tasting, 85 Main Street, Sutter Creek; 209 267-5838 Daily 11-6 Gold Hill Vineyard – 5660 Vineyard Lane, Placerville; 530 626-6522 Thu-Sun 10-5 or by appt Jeff Runquist Wines – 10776 Shenandoah School Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6282 Fri-Sun 11-5 Karly – 11076 Bell Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3922 Open daily 12-4 Karmére – 11970 Shenandoah Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-5000 Daily 11-5 Le Mulet Rouge – Poured at Sutter Creek Wine Tasting, 85 Main Street, Sutter Creek; 209 267-5838 Daily 11-6 Morse Wines/Il Gioiello Winery– 22355 Lawrence Rd, Fiddletown; 209 245-3395 Sat-Sun 11-5 Nine Gables – 10778 Shenandoah Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3949 Thu-Sun 11-5 Nua Dair Vineyards – 13825 Willow Creek Rd, Ione; 209 245-5567 Sat-Sun 10:30-5:30 Renwood – 12225 Steiner Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6979 Open daily 10:30-5:30 Scott Harvey – 79 Main St., Sutter Creek; 209 267-0122 Thu-Mon 11-5 Shenandoah Vineyards – 12300 Steiner Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-4455 Open daily 10-5 Sierra Ridge Vnyd – Poured at Sutter Creek Wine Tasting, 85 Main Street, Sutter Creek; 209 267-5838 Daily 11-6 Sierra Ridge Vnyd – 14110 Ridge Rd., Sutter Creek; 209 267-1316 Daily 11-6 Sobon Estate – 14430 Shenandoah Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6554 Open daily 9:30-5 Stone House Vineyard – 10861 Shenandoah Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6888 Thu-Sun 12-5 Stoneridge Winery – 13862 Ridge Rd, Sutter Creek; 209 223-1761 Open by appointment only Story Winery – 10525 Bell Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6208 Daily Sum 11-5, Win 11-4 Sutter Creek Wine Tasting – 85 Main St, Sutter Creek; 209 267-5838O Open daily 11-6 Tanis Vineyards – 13120 Willow Creek Rd, Ione; 209 274-4807 Sat-Sun 10-5:30 TKC Vineyards – 11001 Valley Dr, Plymouth; 209 245-6428 Sat 11-5, Sun 1-5 or by appt Terra D’Oro/Montevina – 20680 Shenandoah Schl Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6942 Open daily 10-4:30 Terre Rouge/Easton Wines– 10801 Dickson Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3117 Fri-Mon 11-4 Villa Toscano – 10600 Shenandoah Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3800 Open daily 10-5 Vino Noceto – 11011 Shenandoah Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6556 Mon-Fri 11-4, Sat-Sun 11-5 Wilderotter Vineyard – 19890 Shenandoah School Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6016 Fri-Mon 10:30-5 Young’s Vineyard – 10120 Shenandoah Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3005 Mon-Fri 10-4, Sat-Sun 10:30-4 CALAVERAS COUNTY Albeno Munari Winery – 2690 San Domingo Rd, Murphys; 209 728-3436 Open daily 11-5 Beaux Chevaux – 466B Main St, Murphys; 209-728-1000 Fri-Sun 11-5 Black Sheep Winery – 221 Main St, Murphys; 209 728-2157 Daily 11-5 Bodega Del Sur Winery– 457C Algiers St, Murphys; 209 728-9030 Mon-Fri 12-5, Sat-Sun 11-5 Brice Station – 3353 E. Hwy 4, Murphys; 209 728-9893 Fri-Sun 12-6 or by appointment

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Broll Mountain – 106 Main St, Murphys; 209 728-9750 Sat-Sun 1-5 Chatom Vineyards – 1969 Highway 4, Douglas Flat; 209 736-6500 Open daily 11-5 Chiarella Wines – 431 Main St., Murphys; 209 728-8318 Fri- Sun, 12-5 Domaine Becquet – 2173 Highway 12 East, Valley Springs; 209 772-1303 Wed-Sun 11-5 Domaine Becquet – 415 Main St, Murphys; 209 728-8487 Summer Thu-Sun 11-6, Winter Fri-Sun 11-6 French Hill Winery – 8032 So. Main St, Mokelumne Hill; 209 286-1800 Tue-Sun 11-5 French Hill Winery – 4888 Main Street, Murphys; 209-728-8022 Winter Fri-Sun 11-5, Summer Thu-Mon 11-5 Frog’s Tooth Vineyards – 380 Main St. Ste 5, Murphys; 209 728-2700 Fri 1-5, Sat 11-6, Sun 11-5, Mon 12-5 Hatcher Winery – 425 Main St, Murphys; 209 605-7111 Fri-Sun 11-5, Mon-Thu 12-5 Indian Rock – 1154 Pennsylvania Gulch Rd, Murphys; 209 728-8514 Fri-Sat 12-5, Sun 11-5 Irish Vineyards – 2849 Hwy 4, Vallecito; 209 736-1299 Mon,Tue, Fri 2-5, Sat-Sun 11-5 Ironstone Vineyards – 1894 Six Mile Road, Murphys; 209 728-1251 Open daily 10-5 Laraine Winery– 3675 Six Mile Rd, Vallecito; 209 736-4766 Fri-Sun 11-5 or by appointment Lavender Ridge – 425 Main St, Murphys; 209 728-2441 Open daily 11-5 Milliaire Winery – 276 Main Street, Murphys; 209 728-1658 Open daily 11-5 Muir’s Legacy – 276 Main Street, Murphys; 209 728-0500 Open daily 11-5 Newsome-Harlow – 403 Main St, Murphys; 209 728-9817 Mon, Thu 12-5, Fri-Sat 11-6, Sun 11-5 Renner Winery – Hwy 4 and Little John Road, Copperopolis; 209 785-3649 Thu & Sun 12 -5, Fri & Sat 12-6 Solomon Wine Co. – 397-A Main St, Murphys; 209 728-8290 Wed-Fri 1-5, Sat 12-6, Sun 12-5 Tanner Vineyards – 202 Main St., Murphys; 209 728-8229 Sun-Thu 1-5, Fri& Sat 12-5:30 Twisted Oak – 4280 Red Hill Rd, Vallecito; 209 736-9080 Open daily 10:30-5:30 Twisted Oak – 350 Main Street, Murphys; 209 736-9080 Mon-Fri 12-5, Sat-Sun 10:30-5:30 Vina Moda – 147 Main Street, Murphys; 209 728-1917 Sat 12-6 Zucca Mountain – 431 Main St, Murphys; 209 736-2949 Open daily 12-5 EL DORADO COUNTY Auriga Wine Cellars – 3500 Carson Rd, D2, Camino; 530 647-8078 Fri-Sun 11-5 Barkley Homestead Winery– 8230 Stoney Creek Rd, Fair Play; 530 620-6783 Sat-Sun 11-5 Boa Vista Orchard/Winery – 1709 Carson Rd, Placerville; 530 622-5522 Open daily 9-5 Boeger Winery – 2952 Carson Road, Placerville; 530 622-8094 Open daily 10-5, Summer: Fridays ’til 8 Busby Cellars – 6375 Grizzly Flat Rd, Somerset; 530 344-9119 Fri-Sun 11-5 Cantiga Wineworks – 5980 Meyers Lane, Somerset; 530 621-1696 Fri-Sun 11-5 Cedarville Vnyd – 6320 Marestail Rd, Fair Play; 530 620-9463 Open by appointment only Charles B. Mitchell – 8221 Stoney Creek Rd, Fair Play; 530 620-3467 Open daily 11-5 Chateau Rodin – 4771 Green Hill Rd, Placerville; 530 622-6839 Wed-Sun 11-5 or by appointment Chateau Routon – 2800 Omo Ranch Rd, Fair Play; 530 620-5818 Sat-Sun 11-5 Chevalier Winery – 5720 French Creek Rd, Shingle Springs; 530 677-1676 Sat-Sun 12-5 Tasting Room – 2530 Pleasant Valley Rd, Placerville; 888 802-9321 Sat-Sun 12-5 Colibri Ridge – 6100 Gray Rock Rd, Fair Play; 530 620-7255 Fri-Sun 11-5 Crystal Basin Winery – 3550 Carson Rd, Camino; 530 647-1767 Open daily 11-5 David Girard Vineyards – 741 Cold Springs Rd, Placerville; 530 295-1833 Thu-Sun 11-5 dkcellars – 7380 Vineyard View Dr, Fair Play; 530 620-1132 Fri-Sun 11-5 Fenton Herriott – 120 Jacquier Ct, Placerville; 530 642-2021 Thu-Sun 11-5 or by appointment Fitzpatrick Winery – 7740 Fair Play Rd, Fair Play; 530 620-3248 Wed-Mon 11-5 Fleur de Lys – 7696 Perry Creek Rd, Fair Play; 530 620-2246 Fri-Sun 11-5 Gold Hill Winery – 5660 Vineyard Lane, Placerville; 530 626-6522 Thur-Sun 10-5 or by appointment Granite Springs – 5050 Granite Springs Rd, Fair Play; 530 620-6395 Sat-Sun 11-5 Iverson Vineyards – 8061 Perry Creek Rd, Fair Play; 530 620-7474 Thur-Mon 11-5 High View Vineyards – 3720 HighView Dr, Placerville; 530 344-8488 By appointment Holly’s Hill Winery – 3680 Leisure Lane, Placerville; 530 344-0227 Open daily 10-5 Jodar Vineyards – 3405 Carson Court, Camino; 530 644-3474 Open daily 11-5 Latcham Vineyards – 2860 Omo Ranch Rd, Mt. Aukum; 530 620-6642 Thu-Mon 11-5 or by appointment Lava Cap – 2221 Fruitridge, Placerville; 530 621-0175 Open daily 11-5 Madrona Vineyards – 2560 High Hill Road, Camino; 530 644-5948 Open daily 11-5 Mais Fica Winery – 3395 Kincade Dr, Placerville; 530-344-0725 Open by appointment Mining Camp Winery – 4801 Rock Barn Rd, Shingle Springs; 530 677-6510 Thur-Sun 11-5 Miraflores Winery – 2120 Four Springs Trail, Placerville; 530 647-8505 Open daily 10-5 Mount Aukum Winery – 6781 Tower Rd, Mt. Aukum; 530 620-1675 Open daily 11-5 Narrow Gate Vyds – 4282 Pleasant Valley Rd, Placerville; 530 644-6201 Fri-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5 Oakstone Winery – 6440 Slug Gulch Rd, Fair Play; 530 620-5303 Wed-Sun 11-5 ParaVi Vineyards – 2875 Larsen Dr, Camino; 530 647-9463 Open daily 11-5 Perry Creek Vnyds – 7400 Perry Creek Rd, Fair Play; 530 620-5175 Open daily 11-5 Picchetti Winery Tstg Rm – 3135 Harrison Avenue, South Lake Tahoe; 530 541-1500 Open daily 11-5 Shadow Ranch – 5050 Granite Springs Rd, Fair Play; 530 620-2785 Fri-Sun 11-5 Sierra Oaks Estates – 7050 Fairplay Road, Fair Play; 530 620-7079 Wed-Sun 11-5 Sierra Vista Winery – 4560 Cabernet Way, Placerville; 530 622-7221 Open daily 10-5 Single Leaf Vineyards – 7480 Fair Play Rd, Fair Play; 530 620-3545 Wed-Sun 11-5 Sogno Winery – 3046 Ponderosa Rd, Shingle Springs; 530 672-6968 Sat-Sun 11-6 Stone’s Throw – 3541 North Canyon Rd, Camino; 530 622-5100 Thur-Sun 11-5 Toogood Estate Winery – 7280 Fair Play Rd, Fair Play; 530 620-1910 Open daily 11-5:30 Ursa Vineyards – 3550 Carson Rd, Camino; 530 647-2646 Sat-Sun 11-5 Van Der Vijver Estate – 7451 Fair Play Rd, Fair Play; 530 620-3210 Wed-Thu 12-5, Fri-Sun 11-5 Venezio Vineyard – 5821 Hwy 49, Coloma; 530 885-9463 Wed-Sun 11-5 Windwalker Vnyds – 7360 Perry Creek, Fair Play; 530 620-4054 Daily 11-5 Winery by the Creek – 8085 Perry Creek Rd, Fair Play; 530 620-2402 Thu-Sun 11-5 Wofford Acres – 1900 Hidden Valley Rd, Camino; 530 626-6858 Thu-Sun 11-5 MERCED COUNTY Red Rock Winery – 7326 E. Hwy 140, Merced; 209 722-7625 Open daily 10-5 NEVADA COUNTY Avanguardia – 13028 Jones Bar Rd, Nevada City; 530 274-9482 Sat-Sun 12-5 Burch Hall – 108 Mill St, Grass Valley; 530 272-7000 Open daily 12-5 Coufos Cellars – 10065 Rough & Ready Rd, Rough & Ready; 530 274-2923 Sat-Sun 12-5 Double Oak – 14510 Blind Shady Rd, Nevada City; 530 292-3235 Sat 11-5 Feb-Dec or by appointment Indian Springs – 303 Broad St, Nevada City; 530 478-1068 Sun-Thu 11:30-5, Fri-Sat 11:30-6 Lucchesi Vineyards – 167 Mill St, Grass Valley; 530 274-2164 Open daily 11-6 Montoliva Vineyard – 15629 Mount Olive Rd, Chicago Park; 530 346-6577 Sat-Sun 12-4 Naggiar Vineyards – 18125 Rosemary Lane, Grass Valley; 530 268-9059 Fri-Sun 12-5 or by appt Nevada CityWinery –321 Spring Street, Nevada City; 530 265-9463 Fri-Sat 12-6, Sun-Thu 12-5 Pilot Peak Winery – 12888 Spenceville Rd, Penn Valley; 530 432-3321 Sat-Sun 12-5 Sierra Knolls – 19635 Kingswood Ct, Grass Valley; 530 268-9225 Sat-Sun 12-5 Sierra Starr – 209 W. Main Street, Grass Valley; 530 477-8282 Wed-Mon 12-5 Smith Vineyard – 13577 Dog Bar Rd, Grass Valley; 530 273-7032 Sat 1-5 Mar-Dec or by appt Solune Winegrowers – 16303 Jewett Lane, Grass Valley; 530 271-0990 Sat-Sun 12-5 Szabo Vineyards – Gold Fork Rd, Nevada City; 415 328-5611 By appt only Truckee River – 11555 Brockway Rd, Truckee; 530 587-4626 Wed-Mon 11-7 PLACER COUNTY Baumbach Wines – Auburn; 530 305-0048 Sat-Sun 12-4 Cristaldi Vineyards – 4060 Ridge Dr, Auburn; 916 759-1291 Sat-Sun 12-5 by appt Dono dal Cielo Estate Vnyds – 6100 Wise Rd, Newcastle, 530 888-0101 Fri-Sun 12-5 Fawnridge – 5560 Fawnridge Rd, Auburn, 530 887-9522 Fri-Sun 10-5,Tue-Thu by appt Green Family – 3420 Pine Ridge Ln, Auburn; 530 888-8866 (most) Sat-Sun 12-5 or by appt Lone Buffalo Vineyards – 2682 Burgard Ln, Auburn; 916 663-4486 By appointment Mt. Vernon – 10850 Mt. Vernon Rd, Auburn; 530 823-1111 Thu-Sun 11-5 Ophir Wines – 7870 Santini Lane, Newcastle; 916 531-3055 Sat 12-4 until Dec. or by appointment Pescatore – 7055 Ridge Rd, Newcastle; 916 663-1422 (most) Sat-Sun 12-5 Rancho Roble – 340 Fleming Rd, Lincoln; 916 645-2075 By appointment only Secret Ravine – 4390 Gold Trail Way, Loomis; 916 652-6015 (most) Sat-Sun 12-4 Vina Castellano – 4590 Bell Rd, Auburn; 530 889-BULL Fri-Sun 12-5

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