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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

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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

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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

12 12
Vallejo

99
Sutter Creek Rio Vista Jackson

101 1
Muir Woods
San Rafael

680 88 12
Concord Walnut Creek

San Pablo Bay
580 80
Berkeley

780 4 24

Lodi
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Angels Camp

San Francisco
Pacifica
SFO

4 4

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680

Oakland
Alameda Hayward

Jamestown

580

Stockton

280
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
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Modesto

Santa Clara

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San Jose
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Santa Cruz
Capitola

Morgan Hill

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Gilroy

152

Watsonville Moss Landing

152

Chowchilla

Monterey Bay
156 99

Monterey
Pacific Grove

Salinas
68 101
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Carmel

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TO BIG SUR & MORRO BAY

Gonzales

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42 ON THE COVER

AUGUST 6, 2010 – ISSUE 32 – VOLUME 29 ON THE COVER Andretti Winery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 WINE COUNTRY NEWS Wineology by Len Napolitano . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Wine Country Calendar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-17 SPECIAL COUPONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 WINE COUNTRY GETAWAYS Overnight Accommodations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26

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Louis M. Martini Winery

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 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 SONOMA COUNTY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44-55 Sonoma County Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44-45 Russian River Area Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Healdsburg Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 Santa Rosa Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .51 Geyserville Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .51 Sonoma Valley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .52-55 Sonoma Valley Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .52 Sonoma Plaza . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .54 Glen Ellen & Kenwood Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .55 MENDOCINO & LAKE COUNTIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56-57 Lake & Mendocino Counties Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56

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Frank Family Winery

TA S T I N G R O O M O F T H E W E E K 50

Wilson Winery

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LIVERMORE VALLEY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Livermore Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 LODI/WOODBRIDGE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 Lodi/Woodbridge Area Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59

WINEMAKER PROFILE

NORTHERN CENTRAL COAST . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60-65 Monterey Bay/Santa Cruz Mountains Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Salinas Valley Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 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 should I store unfinished wine overnight?
So, you cook dinner for yourself and you pick out a nice bottle of wine, open it, and pour yourself couple of glasses paired nicely with your meal. And you’re left with about half a bottle of wine that you probably won’t pour until the next night. What do you do with the leftover wine? I’ll assume the cork pulled from the bottle has not been damaged, or punctured through its full length. If it was, then you first need to find a suitable closure, say, and old cork saved from another bottle that is in pretty good shape. Also good are rubber wine bottle closures sold in many wine shops and tasting rooms. You simply need a closure that seals the bottle opening well – maybe not perfectly, but good enough for the short term. Of course, if the bottle has a twist cap closure, this is not an issue, as long as you haven’t already thrown away the cap! Now, if you plan to pour from this bottle the very next day, you can simply seal it and leave it on your kitchen counter, under one condition: the room temperature of your kitchen does not get above normal room temperature (72 degrees) in the course of the next 24 hours. (If it does, put the bottle in the refrigerator.) So find a cool spot for it and feel confident the next night that the wine will taste as good as it did the first night. And don’t be surprised if, on the second pouring, the wine’s flavors seem a bit more interesting than it did the first night. Some wines noticeably improve with just enough exposure to air, like the amount it would see sitting inside a half full bottle overnight. If your wine happens to be one of them, and there’s no way to predict which ones will improve significantly, the second night’s wine will be a real treat, assuming you enjoyed it on the first night. But let’s say you aren’t sure about when you will re-pour from this bottle. Maybe the next night, but most likely it won’t be for a few days. Then you should refrigerate the bottle after re-closing it. Refrigeration will slow the aging process down enough for you to enjoy the bottle again in several days. Don’t expect it to improve, however, as the bottle left on the kitchen counter overnight. It should stay as fresh as it was the first night for two to three days. More than this and it will begin a gradual decline through the process of oxidation. Remember, the closure you use to re-seal the bottle is not perfect. Some microscopic amounts of air will creep inside the bottle over time. Now for the gadgets. There are several tools on the market designed to keep unfinished wine fresh overnight. One pumps the air from the bottle through a slit on the top of a custom rubber closure. This product works just fine, and will extend the life of the wine longer than if nothing else was done, except to re-seal the bottle. So you can add at least an extra day, may two, to the shelf life of the unfinished bottle, again, assuming the room temperature does not exceed 72 degrees. Another gadget is a gas canister filled with a harmless and odorless gas. A tubular spout can be placed through the neck of the bottle as you shoot a few hits of gas into the bottle. The gas pushes out the oxygen and replaces it, acting as a preservative. You would quickly seal the bottle with a suitable closure before letting the gas escape. I have found this process to work very well and use it regularly. As an added safety margin, I will refrigerate the wine also. Bottles will remain fresh for four to five days, sometimes more.
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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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 • Aug 6: Murder Mystery • Aug 6: Cheers! Train • Aug 12: Wine Education Dinner, Cabernet Sauvignon ONGOING Napa Valley Opera House 1030 Main Street, Napa, 707-226-7372, www.nvoh.org • Aug 6: Jim Messina • Aug 7: Battle of the Bands ONGOING Live at the Lincoln Theater Yountville, 707-944-1300, www.lincolntheater.com • Aug 7: Pirates of Penzance • Sept 10: Charo – Hot Flamenco Nights ONGOING Wine Tasting at Back Room Wines Napa, 5-9pm, 707-226-1378, www.backroomwines.com • Aug 13: Back Room Blow Out XXXVIII ONGOING Live at Uptown Theatre Napa, 707-259-0123, www.uptowntheatrenapa.com • July 31: Squeeze & The English Beat • Aug 5: Los Lonely Boys • Aug 9: The B-52s • Aug 12: Ron White ONGOING Friday Night Winemaker Events Napa, JV Wine & Spirits, 5-7pm, $2, 707-253-2624, www.jvwine.com • Aug 6: Wine of South Africa ONGOING 8th Annual Sterling Silver Screen Series Sterling Vineyards, Calistoga, 7pm, $10, $5/kids www.sterlingvineyards.com, 707-942-3322 • July 31: Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein • Aug 14: The Breakfast Club ONGOING 16th Annual Chamber Music in the Napa Valley www.musicinthevineyards.com, 707-258-5559 • Aug 4: Beringer Vineyards, St. Helena, 7:30pm • Aug 5: Free Open Rehearsal, Upper Campus, Napa Valley College, 2-4:30pm • Aug 6: Silverado Vineyards, Napa, 7:30pm • Aug 7: Silverado Vineyards, Napa, 5pm • Aug 8: Family Concert at Meadowood, St. Helena, 2pm • Aug 8: Silverado Vineyards, Napa, 5pm 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 FRIDAYS-SUNDAYS Food & Wine Pairings at Etude Winery Napa, 10am, 1pm & 3pm, $35, $25/members www.etudewines.com, 707-257-5300 ONGOING FRIDAYS-MONDAYS Cooking Demonstrations at The DeBaun Theatre St. Helena, Culinary Institute of America at Greystone, $12.50 707-967-2320, wsgr@culinary.edu, www.ciachef.edu 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 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 ONGOING THROUGH AUGUST 25 Paintings to Sting by Claudia Gioseffi Robert Mondavi Winery, Oakville, 707-968-2200, www.robertmondavi.com JULY 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 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 JULY 31 Joy of Wine Fundraiser at Rombauer Vineyards St. Helena, 10am-3pm, $50, www.rombauer.com, 707-963-5170, JULY 31 Etude Wine Club Winemaker Dinner Napa, www.etudewines.com, 707-257-5300 JULY 31 Reynolds Family Winery Wine Club Luau Napa, 6-9pm, RSVP, 707-258-2558, www.reynoldsfamilywinery.com AUGUST 1 Fall Release Party & Argentine BBQ Viader Winery, Deer Park, 12-4pm, $35, www.viader.com, 707-963-3816 AUGUST 1 Tastemaker Dinner at étoile Restaurant Domaine Chandon, Yountville, 6:30pm, $95, www.chandon.com, 707-944-2280 AUGUST 1, 15, 29 Educational Tour & Tasting Tutorial The Hess Collection, Napa, 1-2:45pm, $35 www.hesscollection.com, 707-255-1144 AUGUST 4 Special Sneak Preview Screening: The Tillman Story The Napa Valley Film Festival, Cameo Theater, St. Helena, 6pm & 9pm www.cameocinema.com, 707-963-9779 AUGUST 5 4th Annual Grand Tasting Event Silverado Resort, Napa, 5-8pm, www.TasteOfTheNation.org, 877-26-TASTE

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AUGUST 5 Share our Strength Napa Valley Silverado Resort, Napa, 5-8pm, $75 www.strength.org/napavalley, 800-532-0500 AUGUST 6-7 12th Annual V Foundation Wine Celebration Villagio Inn & Spa & Vintage Inn, Yountville www.winecelebration.org, 707-963-0611 AUGUST 7 Judd’s Hill Lobster Luau Winefest Napa, 5-8pm, $120, $85/members, www.juddshill.com, 707-255-2332 AUGUST 7 Clos Du Val Annual Reserve Release Party – Red Hot & White Napa, 707-261-5200, www.closduval.com AUGUST 7 Summer Dinner at Artesa Winery Napa, 6-8:30pm, $85, Wine club member event www.artesawinery.com, 877-224-8309 AUGUST 7 Stars 2010 – A Fundraising Dinner & Live Auction Peter Michael Winery, Calistoga, 5:30pm www.petermichaelfoundation.org, 415-339-0400 AUGUST 14 Wine Club Dinner at St. Clement Napa, 5:30-8:30pm, $85, RSVP, www.stclement.com, 707-265-5016 AUGUST 14 A Dreamy Evening Under the Stars at William Hill Winery Napa, A family style feast including lobsters, shrimp and local vegetables paired with their Bench Blend Chardonnay. Then retire to the lawn to enjoy a movie and an array of desserts. 7-10pm, $125, $100/club members, RSVP www.williamhillestate.com, 707-265-3024 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. • Aug 21: John Hiatt & Los Lobos • Aug 29: Chris Isaak ONGOING Wells Fargo Center for the Arts Santa Rosa, 707-546-3600, wellsfargocenterarts.org • July 28: REO Speedwagon • July 30: Michael McDonald • July 31: John Legend • Aug 1: Roustabout Presents 13 • Aug 3: David Crowder Band • Aug 5: Blondie • Aug 6: Mary Chapin Carpenter • Aug 10: Natalie Merchant

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

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ONGOING Friday Night Music at Sebastiani Winery Sonoma, 6:30-9:30pm, 800-888-5532x3230, www.sebastiani.com • July 30: Jon Poppenoe Blues Band • Aug 6: EZ Kewl • Aug 13: Debra Winters 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 • Aug 29: Latin, Rumba & Tango 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 provided 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 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 Cooking Classes at Ramekins Culinary School 450 West Spain St, Sonoma, Check website for schedule. 707-933-0450, www.ramekins.com ONGOING THROUGH JULY 31 Portraits of the Land by Joyce Power Michel-Schlumberger Wine Estate, Healdsburg 707-433-7427, www.plazaartscenter.org 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 27: Tooth Fairy • Aug 3: Percy Jackson & The Olympians • Aug 10: Avatar ONGOING WEDNESDAYS THROUGH AUGUST 25 Petaluma Evening Farmers’ Market 2nd St. between C and D Streets, Petaluma, 4:30-8pm www.petalumafarmersmarket.com 707-762-0344 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 • July 30: Indiana Jones & The Raiders of the Lost Ark 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 29: Pride & Joy • Aug 5: Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas • Aug 12: Soulshine Blues Band ONGOING WEDNESDAYS THROUGH SEPTEMBER 1 Santa Rosa Downtown Market Fourth Street Area, Santa Rosa, 5-8:30pm www.srdowntownmarket.com, 707-524-2123 ONGOING THROUGH SEPTEMBER 12 Nosotras: Portraits of Latinas Sonoma County Museum, Santa Rosa www.sonomacountymuseum.org, 707-579-1500 ONGOING THROUGH SEPTEMBER 26 Red Sonoma Sonoma County Museum, Santa Rosa www.sonomacountymuseum.org, 707-579-1500 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 ONGOING Carneros Bistro & Wine Bar Introduces Thematic Wine Program Honoring great local winemakers plus, each Thursday, 6:30-8pm celebrity wine-tenders at The Lodge at Sonoma, RSVP, www.thelodgeatsonoma.com, 707-931-2042 • July: Patriotic Wine Month, Winery of the Month St. Francis, a strong focus on Zinfandel • August - Organic and Biodynamic Wine Month, Winery of the Month Benziger Family Winery 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 AUGUST 1 The Devil Mountain Jazz Band Live Dixieland Jazz Concert & Dance, Last Day Saloon, Santa Rosa, 1-5:30pm www.tradjass.org, 707-328-0939 AUGUST 1-31 Totally Totem Exhibit Quercia Gallery, Duncans Mills, 11am-5pm www.Quercia-Gallery.com, 707-865-0243 AUGUST 6 Wine Tasting FUNdamentals at Gloria Ferrer Sonoma, 10:30am-12pm, $25, RSVP, www.gloriaferrer.com, 707-933-1939 AUGUST 6 24th Annual Winemaker Dinner Series featuring Balletto Vineyards Bay View Restaurant, Inn at the Tides, Bodega Bay, 7pm, $79 www.InnattheTides.com, 800-541-7788 AUGUST 6 Summer Nights Summer street party with live music, wine tasting & more! Railroad Square Santa Rosa, 6-9pm, www.snrrs.com, 707-490-5039 AUGUST 6 Sunset Wine & Cheese Eco-River Cruise Petaluma River, Petaluma, 5:30pm www.friendsofthepetalumariver.org, 707-763-7756 AUGUST 6 Friday Night Music with The Roztones Michel-Schlumberger, Healdsburg, 5-8pm, $5, 707-433-7427 AUGUST 6 Pizzas & Yappy Hour Lambert Bridge Winery, Healdsburg, 4:30-6:30pm, $35 www.lambertbridge.com, 707-431-4670 AUGUST 7 Eighth Street Wineries Open House Participating wineries, Eighth Street East, Sonoma, 11am-4pm, $30 www.eighthstreetwineries.com AUGUST 7 Summer Fest on the Eastside at Christopher Creek Healdsburg, 707-433-2001, 11am-5pm, www.christophercreek.com AUGUST 7 Kendall-Jackson Farm Stand Kendall-Jackson Wine Center, Fulton, 11am-3pm 866-287-9818, www.kj.com AUGUST 7 Hike & Taste in the Vineyards at Kunde Family Estate Kenwood, 10am, $25, www.kunde.com, 707-833-5501x334 AUGUST 7 Gun Bun Summer Fun Film Festival: Swingers Gundlach Bundschu Winery, Sonoma, 7pm, film at dusk, $10/adv, $15 www.gunbun.com, 707-939-3019 AUGUST 7 3rd Annual Petaluma Music Festival Sonoma Marin Fairgrounds, Petaluma, 11am-8pm www.petalumamusicfestival.org, 707-769-9650 AUGUST 7 Explore Krave Jerky & Wine Pairings at Sonoma Enoteca Sonoma, 11am-6pm, $5, www.sonoma-enoteca.com, 707-935-1200 AUGUST 7 Festa Italiana at VJB Cellars Kenwood, 11am-4pm, $10, free/members www.vjbcellars.com, 707-833-2300 AUGUST 7-8 Hot August Weekend Bella Vineyards, Healdsburg, 11am-4:30pm, $10, 866-572-3552

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AUGUST 7-8 Annual Muscardini Cellars Barrel Tasting Muscardini Estate “Monte Terra”, Kenwood, 12-5pm, $20, free/members www.muscardinicellars.com, 707-933-9305 AUGUST 8 Hot Classic Car Exhibition in the Vineyard at B.R. Cohn Winery Glen Ellen, 10am-5pm, free, www.brcohn.com, 800-330-4064 AUGUST 8 Smoke Stack Lightning Screening Movie, dinner, dancing; beer & wine. $45, 6-10pm at Wild Thyme Catering, Sonoma, 707-935-7960, email sheana@vom.com AUGUST 13 Wilson Winery Summer Music Series: Rosetown Ramblers Healdsburg, 6-8pm, 800-433-4602, www.wilsonwinery.com AUGUST 14 Moshin Picture: Blue Hawaii Moshin Vineyards, Healdsburg, 8:30pm, $15/members, $20 www.moshinvineyards.com, 707-433-5499x104 AUGUST 14 Classic Sparkling Wine & Cheese Combinations: Luscious Locals & Spanish Delicacies at Gloria Ferrer Sonoma, 10:30am-12pm, $30, RSVP, www.gloriaferrer.com, 707-933-1939

LAKE/MENDOCINO
EVERY SECOND SATURDAY Food & Wine Pairings McNab Ridge Tasting Room, Hopland, 707-744-1986, www.mcnabridge.com ONGOING FRIDAYS Tuscan Village Music Art Series Terrill Cellars, Lower Lake, 6-9pm, www.terrillcellars.com, 707-994-3354 ONGOING FRIDAYS THROUGH AUGUST Summer Concert in the Park Library Park, Lakeport, 6:30-8:30pm, free, 707-263-6113 AUGUST 5-8 Redwood Empire Fair – Mardi Gras Redwood Empire Fairgrounds, Ukiah www.redwoodempirefair.com, 707-462-3247 AUGUST 6 34th Annual Mendocino County Fair Wine Competition Goldeneye Winery, Philo, $25, RSVP required www.TrueMendocinoWine.com, 707-468-9886 AUGUST 7 Art in the Gardens Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, Fort Bragg, $15/adv, $20 www.gardenbythesea.org, 707-964-4352

AUGUST 13 Concert in the Vineyard Series: The Whiskey Thieves Moore Family Winery, Kelseyville, 6pm, $15 707-738-0507, www.moorefamilywinery.com

BAY AREA
SAN FRANCISCO
ONGOING Film Night in the Park www.filmnight.org, 415-272-2756, 8pm, $6, $3/kids • Aug 7: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Dolores Park ONGOING SUNDAYS THROUGH AUGUST 22 Stern Grove Music Festival Sigmund Stern Grove, San Francisco, 2pm, free 415-252-6252, www.sterngrove.org JULY 31 Fiesta Filipina Civic Center Plaza, San Francisco www.fiestafilipinausa.net, 650-871-6647 AUGUST 9-15 SF Chefs 2010 Union Square, San Francisco, 415-781-5348 www.sfchefs2010.com

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AUGUST 22-23 Family Winemakers of California Tasting Festival Pavilion, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco www.familywinemakers.org, 415-705-0646 JULY 31 Urban Wine Experience Pavilion Building, Jack London Square, Oakland, 12-3pm www.jacklondonsquare.com, 415-806-7155 ONGOING Live Music at KRML Radio The Eastwood Building, Carmel, 831-624-6432, www.krmlradio.com ONGOING Thursday Night Music Series Bargetto Winery, Soquel, Enjoy music, food & Bargetto wine! 6-8pm 831-475-2258x11, www.bargetto.com • Aug 5: Fish Hook, classic rock • Aug 12: Greg Lamboy, solo acoustic ONGOING THIRD THURSDAYS Sweet Thursdays at Cannery Row Monterey, Family fun, music, fine dining & great discounts, 4-8pm 831-649-6690 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 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 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 ONGOING THROUGH AUGUST 15 Yeah, Yeah, Yeah – A Beatles Concert Celebration Golden Bough Theatre, Carmel, 7:30pm, www.pacrep.org, 831-622-0100 JULY 30-31, AUGUST 1, 6-8 Day Out with Thomas Roaring Camp Railroads, Felton, www.roaringcamp.com, 831-335-4484 JULY 30 - AUGUST 1 15th Annual Monterey Bay Reggaefest Monterey County Fairgrounds, Monterey www.mbayreggaefest.net, 831-394-6534 JULY 31 - AUGUST 1 13th Annual Turkish Arts & Culture Festival Custom House Plaza, Monterey, 11am-6pm www.turkfestca.org, 831-655-7509 AUGUST 1-15 Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music Various locations in Santa Cruz, Soquel & San Juan Bautista www.santacruztickets.com, 831-420-5260

MARIN COUNTY
ONGOING Marin Center in San Rafael 415-499-6800, www.co.marin.ca.us • July 31-Aug 1: Tex*US Guitar Show • Aug 12: JCC Maccabi ArtsFest Showcase ONGOING Film Night in the Park www.filmnight.org, 415-272-2756, 8pm, $6, $3/kids • July 30: Fantastic Mr. Fox, San Anselmo • July 31: Jaws, San Anselmo • Aug 13: The World’s Fastest Indian, San Anselmo • Aug 14: Mamma Mia, San Anselmo AUGUST 14 San Rafael Food & Wine Festival Falkirk Cultural Center, San Rafael, 12-6pm www.sresproductions.com, 800-310-6563

LIVERMORE
ONGOING Bankhead Theatre Livermore Valley performing Arts Center, Livermore 925-373-6800, www.livermoreperformingarts.org • July 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 30: Houserockers • Aug 6: Top Secret Band • Aug 13: Finding Stella ONGOING Summer Concert Series Wente Vineyards, Livermore, www.wentevineyards.com • Aug 10: Huey Lewis & The News • Aug 19: Chris Isaak ONGOING Wine Cave Tasting Experience Wente Vineyards, Livermore, 1 & 3pm, $20, $15/wine club members RSVP, 925-456-2405, www.wentevineyards.com/caves JULY 30, AUGUST 1, 6-7 Livermore Shakespeare Festival: Romeo & Juliet Concannon Vineyard, Livermore, www.livermoreshakes.org, 800-838-3006 AUGUST 4 1st Wednesday Dog Days of Summer Little Valley Winery, Pleasanton, 6-9pm www.littlevalleywinery-lavender.com AUGUST 4 Dog Days of Summer Eagle Ridge Vineyard, Livermore, 6-8:45pm www.eagleridgevineyard.com, 925-443-3375 AUGUST 6 East Tesla Old World Wine Stroll Eagle Ridge Vineyard, Livermore, 5:30-8:30pm, $30 www.eagleridgevineyard.com, 925-443-3375 AUGUST 7 Music on the Patio Little Valley Winery, Pleasanton, 5-8pm www.littlevalleywinery-lavender.com AUGUST 7 Mansion Winetaster Dinner Elliston Vineyards, Sunol, 6:30-9:30pm, $85 www.elliston.com, 925-862-2377 AUGUST 7-8 7th Annual Wood Family Release Party Wood Family Vineyards, Livermore, 12-4:30pm, $10 www.woodfamilyvineyards.com, 925-606-7411 AUGUST 11 Buon Appetito Wednesdays Tamás Estates, Livermore, 4-7pm, $10 www.tamasestates.com, 925-456-2380 AUGUST 11 Vineyard Tour & Tasting Murrieta’s Well, Livermore, 11am-5pm 925-456-2390, www.murrietaswell.com

SAN MATEO COUNTY
ONGOING WEEKENDS Vintner Series at the Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay, 650-712-7000, www.ritzcarlton/hmb • July: Chateau Montelena • Aug: Joseph Phelps Vineyards • Sept: Jessup Cellars ONGOING Summer Concert Series at The Mountain Winery Saratoga, 408-741-2822, www.mountainwinery.com • July 29: Kenny Loggins • July 30: Squeeze/English Beat • July 31: Michael McDonald with Chaka Khan • Aug 1: John Legend • Aug 3: Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band • Aug 5: Mary Chapin Carpenter & Band/Shawn Colvin • Aug 6: Los Lonely Boys with The Fabulous Thunderbirds • Aug 7: Chelsea Handler • Aug 8: Styx • Aug 9: Natalie Merchant • Aug 10: Blondie/The B52s • Aug 11: Huey Lewis & The News AUGUST 7-8 Burlingame ArtzFest Burlingame Ave, Burlingame, 10am-6pm, free www.burlingamechamberorg. 650-344-1735

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 27: Dominico Winery • Aug 3, 10: Santa Cruz Mountain Vineyard ONGOING Time for Wine Clos LaChance, San Martin, 5-9pm, www.clos.com, 800-487-9463 • July 29: Kapakahi, reggae • Aug 5: Blue Sky Band, classic rock & blues • Aug 12: Karaoke with DJ Miraculas ONGOING THROUGH AUGUST 7 Stanford Jazz Festival Stanford University, Stanford, 650-736-0324, www.stanfordjazz.org

ALAMEDA COUNTY
ONGOING Dancing Under the Stars Jack London Square, Oakland, 8:30-10pm www.jacklondonsquare.com, 415-806-7155 • July 30: Foxtrot • Aug 13: Samba ONGOING Waterfront Flicks Market Lawn, Jack London Square, Oakland, Sundown www.jacklondonsquare.com, 415-806-7155 • Aug 12: Monsters vs Aliens • Aug 26: Quantum of Solace

NORTH CENTRAL COAST
ONGOING Sunset Cultural Center-Carmel Carmel, 831-620-2048, www.sunsetcenter.com • Aug 7: Big Brother & the Holding Company & Country Joe McDonald • Aug 18: Michael Bolton ONGOING Live at Golden State Theatre Monterey, 831-372-3800, www.goldenstatetheatre.com • Aug 5: David Crowder Band

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AUGUST 5-8 Steinbeck Festival National Steinbeck Center, Salinas, www.steinbeck.org, 831-775-4721 AUGUST 7 18th Annual Winemakers’ Celebration Custom House Plaza, Monterey, 1-5pm, $45/adv, $50 www.montereywines.org, 831-375-9400 AUGUST 7-8 Monterey Scottish Games & Celtic Festival Toro County Park, Salinas, 9am-5pm www.montereyscotgames.com, 831-333-9423 AUGUST 7-8 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Pre-Reunion Mazda Raceway Laguna-Seca, Monterey www.mazdaraceway.com, 800-327-7322 AUGUST 8 Lovers Point Art & Food Festival Lovers Point Park, Pacific Grove, www.pacificgrove.org, 831-373-3304 AUGUST 10 Concours on the Avenue Ocean Ave, Carmel-by-the-Sea, 11am-5pm, free www.carmelcalifornia.com, 800-550-4333 AUGUST 10-11 8th Annual International Auto Expo Ballroom of Embassy Suites, Monterey www.automobiliamonterey.com, 831-659-5335 AUGUST 10-15 Dine in Di-Vine Chateau Julien, Carmel Valley, www.chateaujulien.com, 831-624-2600 AUGUST 12 Concours d’Elegance Tour d’Elegance & Vintage Car Parade & Display Pebble Beach to Carmel-by-the-Sea, 11:30am www.pebblebeachconcours.com, 831-622-1700 AUGUST 12-15 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion Mazda Raceway Laguna-Seca, Monterey www.mazdaraceway.com, 800-327-7322 AUGUST 14-15 11th Annual Scotts Valley Art & Wine Festival Skypark, Scotts Valley, 10am-6pm, free, 831-455-1901x3 www.scottsvalleychamber.com/ArtandWineFestival JULY 30 Boeger Wine Dinner www.boegerwinery.com, 530-622-5222 JULY 31 Summertime Tunes, Live Music in the Garden Lava Cap Winery, Placerville, 4-8pm, $5 www.lavacap.com, 530-621-0175 JULY 31 Vintage Ride Car Show Boeger Winery, Placerville, 9am-1pm www.boegerwinery.com, 800-655-2634x18 AUGUST 7 Live Music: The Sun Kings David Girard Vineyards, Placerville, 6:45pm, $20/members, $30 530-295-1833, www.davidgirardvineyards.com AUGUST 7-8 Grape Days of Summer Placer County Vintners Association, 11am-5pm, Visit participating wineries in Placer County! $25/adv, $30, www.placerwine.com, 916-663-4486 AUGUST 8 14th Annual Craft Faire Historic Downtown Placerville, 8am-3pm www.placerville-downtown.org, 530-672-3436 AUGUST 3 Alchemy & Zucca Winemaker Dinner Alchemy Wine Bar, Murphys, 5-8pm www.alchemymarket.com, 209-728-0700 AUGUST 6 First Fridays in the Park Murphys Community Park, Murphys 209-728-8183, 5:30pm

SACRAMENTO VALLEY
ONGOING Sacramento River Train 800-866-1690, www.sacramentorivertrain.com • July 31: Great Train Robbery • Aug 14, 21, 28: Great Train Robbery

SOLANO COUNTY
ONGOING THROUGH JULY 27 Solano County Fair Solano County Fair, Vallejo, 707-551-2000, www.scfair.org

SUISUN VALLEY
THURSDAYS THROUGH AUGUST 12 Yoga on the Vine Ledgewood Creek Winery, Suisun Valley www.ledgewoodcreek.com, 707-426-4424 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 AUGUST 7 Jazz & Blues Concert at Mankas Gardens Vezer Family Vineyards, Suisun Valley, Featuring The P-PL www.vezerfamilyvineyard.com, 707-344-0334 AUGUST 7 Release Party Ledgewood Creek Winery, Suisun Valley, 6-9pm www.ledgewoodcreek.com, 707-426-4424 AUGUST 14-15 Fairfield Tomato Festival Downtown Fairfield, Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 11am-4pm www.suisunvalley.com, 707-422-0103 AUGUST 15 Suisun Valley Harvest Celebration Suisun Valley Wineries, Suisun Valley www.suisunvalley.com, 11am-4pm AUGUST 15 Jazz & Blues Concert at Mankas Gardens Vezer Family Vineyards, Suisun Valley Featuring The Rhythm Method www.vezerfamilyvineyard.com, 707-344-0334

AMADOR COUNTY
JULY 29 - AUGUST 1 Amador County Fair – It’s a Jungle Out There Amador County Fairgrounds, Plymouth, 209-245-6921 AUGUST 7 Wine Tasting Flights Story Winery, Plymouth, 1-3pm, 209-245-6208 AUGUST 7 Beat the Heat Cool Down Customer Appreciation Day Sobon Estate Winery, Plymouth, 10am-4pm www.sobonwine.com, 209-245-4455 AUGUST 7-8 Cool August Daze Deaver Vineyards, Plymouth, 800-217-2304, www.deavervineyard.com

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 • Aug 1: Pat Benatar & REO Speedwagon • Aug 14: ZZ Top w/Joan Jett & the Blackhearts ONGOING Live Music at Cedar Center Arnold, 209-588-0999, www.cedarcenter.net • July 31: Homemade Jam & Snail • Aug 6: Peace Pole Dedication Ceremony • Aug 7: Over the Edge ONGOING Music in the Parks Mountain Ranch Community Park, Mountain Ranch, 6:30-8pm 209-754-1774, www.calaverasarts.org • July 28: Tours Guides at Shutter Tree Park, Mokelumne Hill • Aug 4: Turner Park, San Andreas • Aug 11: West Point Elementary School, West Point JULY 30 - AUGUST 15 Bear Valley Music Festival Bear Valley, 800-458-1618, www.bearvalleymusic.org JULY 30 - AUGUST 1, 6-8, 13-15, 20-21, 27-29, SEPTEMBER 3-5 Into the Woods Stevenot Winery, Murphys, 209-728-8422, www.murphyscreektheater.org JULY 31 Tanner Vineyards Wine/Bike Adventure Murphys, 209-890-6244, www.getonyourmark.com JULY 31 Cajun Fête Dinner & Dance Party Sheep Ranch, 209-754-1774, $60, 6pm, www.calaverasarts.org

SIERRAS/FOOTHILLS

ONGOING THROUGH SEPTEMBER 10 Friday Night Market D St, between 1st & 3rd St, Marysville, 5:30-8:20pm, free www.visitmarysville.com, 530-742-3575 JULY 31, AUGUST 7 Music at the Mine Kentucky Mine, Sierra City, 7:30pm, 530-862-1300, www.kentuckymine.org AUGUST 14 Sonora Blues Festival Mother Lode Fairgrounds, Sonora, 209-533-3473

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 30: Hickory Wind • Aug 6: Sum Shadow • Aug 13: Jonny Mojo & Friends ONGOING FRIDAYS THROUGH AUGUST 27 Sunset Sippin’ with Live Music Boeger Winery, Placerville, 5-8pm, $5, www.boegerwinery.com, 530-622-8094 • July 30: Trout and Parrot • Aug 6: Christian Dewild Band • Aug 13: John Peregrim

LODI/WOODBRIDGE
AUGUST 21-22 Heirloom Tomato & Wine Event Boitano Family Wines, Lockeford 209-286-1595, 12-5pm, $10

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PRAGER WINERY & PORT WORKS
Good Family Fun
by Richard Paul Hinkle
Nearly a quarter century ago, when Jim Prager traded in his insurance executive tie for the easy-going life of Port producer, little did he know that his whole family would join his whimsical, quixotic quest for vinous pleasure. As producers of that delightfully Portuguese dessert wine, the Pragers have naturally focused on the reds. And they are marvelous companions to all manner of postprandial exploration, from sharp cheddar to chocolate soufflés (keep a close eye on the oven temperature for your soufflés). But don’t forget the White Port Prager calls “Aria.” It’s the perfect Port for summer sipping, being bright and brilliant with a yellow-gold color and pear-straw aromatics. Made solely from Chardonnay the 2006 vintage ($48.50) shows a bit of orange peel, baked apple and almond meat in the mouth, and a long, oily texture that makes this – chill it just a little – just right for the picnic basket’s potato salad. “It’s too easy to get all caught up in the notion of Port and the fireplace at Christmas,” says winemaker Peter Prager, whose many siblings are also intimately involved in the family fun. “But you don’t want to overload the donkey. Our White Port, especially, is the ideal wine for summer cocktails. I mean, just chilled by itself it’s a nice aperitif, along the lines of a dry Sherry. Goes great with shellfish, clam chowder, or a nice bisque. As a dessert wine it’s really good with bread pudding or crème brulé.” But it’s as a summer cocktail that that Prager’s “Aria” really shines. “The simplest is just one part Port and one part tonic water on the rocks with a twist,” says Prager. “One of the family favorites is one we call Cotton Candy, which is two ounces of Aria, one ounce of Kern’s Mango Nectar, and a splash of soda water. Another is Razz, which mixes two parts Aria, one part each Chambord (Raspberry Liqueur) and soda water, with a twist of lemon. Or just try things out. It’s really fun.” The Prager Tawny Port, called “Noble Companion” ($65) is something of a standard, showing off a “tawny” amber red color and lengthy plum, peach and black walnut fruit that lingers on the palate and definitely brings to mind the comfort of a warm fireplace and a thick slab of sharp cheddar. There are other Ports of course – the “Royal Escort” is one to look for, a marvelously dense x Petite Sirah that shows plum and blackberry fruit, and a Late Harvest Riesling that matches nicely with honeydew melon or almost any fruit-based pastry. The tasting room is a family character unto itself, what with the Pragers’ devotion to preserving the natural spider habitat in the window over the sink, and Imogene Prager’s specialty, caramelized walnuts (which, naturally, go rather well with their main product). So, too, the Chocolate Port Drizzle and the Port-filled chocolates, boxed and ready for your enjoyment. It really is “family fun” at Prager Winery and Port Works. Drop by and see for yourself. Prager Winery and Port Works is located at 1281 Lewelling Lane, St. Helena (just around the corner from the Sutter Home tasting room). Phone 1-800-969-PORT (7678), or look in at pragerport.com. The winery is open 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily. [Hinkle is the author of nine wine books, including Good Wine: The New Basics, which strips away wine’s pretensions with good advice, like “There are only three categories of wine: 1) I like it; 2) I don’t like it; 3) I’ll drink it if someone else pays for it!”]

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LOUIS M. MARTINI
by Charles Neave
If you’d sit down and make a list of the most influential names in the history of Napa Valley wine lore, the name Louis M. Martini would take it’s place in the very top rank of pioneers, innovators, promoters and Wine Country visionaries. Louis Michael Martini was born in Italy in 1887 and moved with his family to San Francisco a dozen years later. He and his father became backyard winemakers and the rest is written in the history books. The winery that still bears his name in large letters was founded in 1933, the year Prohibition finally ended, and since that glorious day the winery began to successfully establish a reputation for both innovation, on one level, and quality, on every level. Today they remain dedicated to producing world class Cabernet Sauvignon from the very finest vineyard properties in California’s most famous wine producing counties: the Napa Valley and Sonoma County. To this day some of their most distinctive wines continue to be made from grapes from the legendary Monte Rosso Vineyard and other coveted properties. But the Monte Rosso wines will always be synonymous with the winery. Set a thousand feet up in the Mayacamas Mountain range on the Sonoma side, this vineyard has been producing fruit for award-winning Cabernet Sauvignon for three generations. Owned by the Louis M. Martini winery since 1938, the Monte Rosso vineyard (named for its rich, red volcanic soils) is a steep, rugged, mountain vineyard with western exposure that produces wines with a unique sense of what is universally referred to as terroir. To show how this wine has endured over time, constantly winning praise and awards, the 2005 Monte Rosso Cabernet Sauvignon recently received got 91 points from the international wine critic Robert Parker, and is currently available for tasting These days the Martini family continues to be an integral part of this prominent St. Helena operation. Both Michael and Carolyn Martini carry on the Louis M. Martini philosophy, with Michael as winemaker, a position he has held since 1977. It is all part of a tradition that began years ago, and that Michael in particular carries on, as his work on small lot wines shows. Proof of this is the fabled No. 254 Meritage. Michael and his team of winemakers sourced top quality grapes from a carefully selected group of Napa Valley grape growers, then using the best of each vintage to make a Meritage wine true to the style. Aged for two years in 100% French oak, the wine displays concentrated flavors of blackcurrant, black cherry and spice. Needless to say it is made in limited and quite coveted quantities; usually just a few hundred cases. The concept of Lot wines at Louis M. Martini dates back to 1968 when Louis P. Martini, Michael’s father, first made luxury Cabernet Sauvignons from selected barrels which he named by lot numbers. At that time, Louis P. Martini (the son) was making Cabernets in the league with other Napa Valley greats like George De Latour and Heitz Martha’s Vineyard. The Martini Lot wines produced in the late 1960s and early ’70s were considered among the most collectible of the Martini wines. Today Michael is still able to access premium Napa Valley vineyards and blend Cabernet Sauvignons from the best mountain fruit AVAs, just as his father did. The current release Lot 1 Cabernet Sauvignon is another excellent example. “We believe that Cabernet Sauvignon is the most noble of grapes. We believe that great winemaking begins with great vineyards, and we want the land to speak through our wines. Our wines express the best characteristics of Cabernet, the personality of the special places where our grapes are grown, and the vision and skill of the winemaker in blending balanced, engaging, and memorable wines,” Michael has said. But to see just how memorable, you need to taste, and the winery is well prepared for that, offering a selection of tasting flights with three wines per flight, as well as other tasting options. They all highlight wines produced in Napa and Sonoma counties including the

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Monte Rosso. There are also optional wine and cheese pairings, plus one that includes locally made chocolate truffles with Cabernet, and what they call the ‘Sweet Finish’. The latter features their slightly effervescent, cold-fermented Moscato Amabile (a wine they’ve made since the Forties) paired with an amaretti cookie. All told, they offer at least ten different wines in the tasting room throughout the year. The tasting room is a celebration of the history of this venerable vine-covered family winery, while also offering a modern, stylish, and most comfortable spot to taste, right in the heart of the Napa Valley. And be sure to ask about the No. 254 Rosé, a perfect summer wine. With hints of cranberry, raspberry and watermelon, it’s made with ten percent Gewürztraminer, giving it a refreshing and distinct finish. There are also other wines available for purchase, many of them available only at the winery or through their wine club. While you are there feel free to wander outdoors to their shaded tasting area. There is also a picnic area and you can inquire about tours if so inclined. It is here, at the winery – and in the glass – that you will discover why, for so long, this winery has been called “A Napa Valley Gem”. So when you hear them say “Discover legends in every glass…” this is where you begin to understand just what it is they mean. The Louis M. Martini Winery tasting room is open daily, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Located at 254 South St. Helena Highway (Route 29) a mile south of the Wine Country town of St. Helena, their number is (707) 968-3362, or go to www.louismartini.com.

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Perfect Pairs

BY MILLIE HOWIE

INSALATA DI SCAMPI, PAPAIA E MANGO
SHRIMP SALAD WITH PAPAYA AND MANGO Chef Renzo Veronese Paired with HKG Rosé of Pinot Noir • 2 lemons • 1 bay leaf • Sea salt and black pepper • 16 large shrimp, peeled and deveined* • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil • 4 cups baby arugula • 1 firm ripe papaya, peeled, seeded and cut into strips • firm-ripe mango, pitted, peeled and cut into strips • 1 firm-ripe avocado, quartered, pitted, peeled and cut into strips • 1 medium bulb fennel, cored and thinly sliced • 1 head radicchio, thinly sliced Fill a medium saucepan with 2 quarts water and squeeze in ½ a lemon, adding the rind, bay leaf and 1 teaspoon sea salt. Bring to a low boil. Add shrimp and poach until just cooked through, about 2 minutes. Drain and pat dry. Squeeze remaining lemons into a medium bowl and slowly whisk in ¼ cup olive oil. Add sea salt and pepper to taste. Put arugula, fennel and radicchio in a large mixing bowl; add 2 tablespoons of the dressing and toss to combine. Divide the greens among 4 serving bowls. In the same mixing bowl, combine shrimp, papaya, mango and avocado. Add the remaining dressing and toss gently to combine; season to taste with salt and pepper. Divide the shrimp mixture among the serving bowls and serve with HKG Rosé of Pinot Noir. *Shrimp may be bought cooked and cleaned at your local market.

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Hop Kiln Insalata di Scampi and HKG Rosé of Pinot Noir
In summer, when outdoor dining is at its peak, some of the more traditional menu choices often prove to have too many calories or too bland a flavor to be appealing to the assembled guests. A lot of salad choices often rely on a tangy dressing to lift them above the mundane and often these dressings prove to be a bit wine unfriendly. That problem is easily taken care of by preparing the recipe for Insalata di Scampi – Shrimp Salad with Papaya and Mango – a favorite at Hop Kiln Winery especially when served with the recently released HKG Rosé of Pinot Noir Russian River Valley Estate 2009. The salad features strips of papaya, mango and avocado, for a bright tropical touch of color, interesting texture and luscious flavor. The poached shrimp rest on a bed of sliced arugula, fennel and radicchio. The recipe provides instructions for preparing the shrimp, with a note that if the cook is short of time, most local markets offer shrimp that is cleaned and cooked. The dressing is a simple mix of extra virgin olive oil and a light vinegar. The HKG Rosé of Pinot Noir, a new addition to the HKG portfolio, owes its beautiful color to allowing the juice to remain in contact with the skins for 36 hours. This length of time is just long enough to capture the bright strawberry tint and characteristics of the wine, while allowing it to retain its bright acidity and remain dry and refreshing. The HKG wines are available only at the winery, through the website or at the recently opened HKG tasting room in Glen Ellen. Priority for purchasing HKG’s single vineyard and small production wines are offered first to HKG Collection members. Application for HKG membership is available at hopkilnwinery.com or by calling the winery at (707) 433-6491.

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Frank Family Vineyards – One You Won’t Forget
by Charles Neave
You honestly only need to know a couple of things about the Napa Valley’s Frank Family Vineyards. First, and foremost, is that they make some of the finest, most sought after, most coveted wine on the planet. Second, is that when you travel to their Larkmead Lane tasting room about halfway between St. Helena and Calistoga to sample, you will have a memorable time and will leave with a smile on your face. Lastly, the setting, especially with their stunning new tasting room, is outstanding. For all other concerns return to number one. The wines are simply that good, to which thousands of loyal and returning wine loving fans will readily – and most enthusiastically – attest. I have said for years that of you want to meet people in the Napa Valley and beyond, simply have a bottle of Frank Family wine on your table at a restaurant and let it go from there. It’s an instant and very positive conversation starter anywhere in the world. It’s not a cult as you might think of one; it is a matter of infinite good taste. But while praise for the winery, the wines and for the tasting room may be completely up-to-the minute, the history goes back over a century-and-a-quarter. The year was 1884, and the name on the building was Larkmead Winery. Later, in 1906, that same building was refinished with native sandstone quarried from hills not far away. Today, it is deemed to be a prime example of California Wine Country architecture and as such is listed on the National Register of Historical Places. The expansive grounds, with the great lawn, old and majestic oaks, roses and trimmed hedges compliments the winery and tasting room. Once inside the tasting room the seriousness of the winemaking process is balanced with good humor and as much (or as little) information as you might want on how grapes are magically turned into wine. Today, this iconic property is under the stewardship of Hollywood legend Richard Frank, a recipient of an Emmy for lifetime achievement. As chairman of Walt Disney Television, president of Walt Disney Studios for almost a decade and president of the Paramount Television Group (among other endeavors) he expected perfection. It’s no different at the winery that bears his name and it shows. This can be seen most recently by the renovation of the original home on the property, which is now, through a series of beautiful, airy and interconnecting spaces, the tasting room. It is, in every way, a testament to a new era at the winery, ushering in another Golden Age. As tasting room manager Dennis Zablosky, a person so well-known in the Napa Valley

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that no less a personage than the late Robert Mondavi once called him a “wine legend” said, “I want visitors’ memories of the winery to be as much about their experience here as the wines they taste.” Those wines begin with the Chardonnay that people line up to buy, year after year; a wine that is perfect to sip by itself or to serve with food. As with all Frank Family wines it stirs up great emotion and lingers not just on the palate, but in your memory. Then there is the dense, spicy Zinfandel where the fruit seems to combine dark chocolate and cracked black pepper notes with the essence of raspberry, creating a wine that fairly explodes in the mouth before leading to a long, lingering finish. It walks a brilliant tightrope of flavors and aromas that are also characteristic of both the Cabernet Sauvignon as well as the extremely limited production, palate-filling Rutherford Reserve Cab, the latter aged for years in oak barrels at the winery across the gravel walk from the tasting room. Then, as if this was not enough, come the limited edition bottlings of Reserve Chardonnay, plus a marvelous and food-friendly (and versatile) Rutherford Reserve Sangiovese, a Reserve Pinot Noir, the Reserve Zin and, from the famed soil of Rutherford to the south, a Winston Hill Red Wine that words cannot adequately describe. Legendary winemaker Hans Kornell, who found international recognition for his sparkling wines, once owned this estate, so today they honor him by offering sparkling wines that include the Blanc de Blanc and a rose-colored Blanc de Noir. With its’ subtle hints of cherry, toasted hazelnuts and fresh strawberries, the Blanc de Noir is a perfect wine for summer, for an elegant picnic, for a wedding, for a toast. The point, I suppose, is that you cannot go wrong here. You will have a great time, and if you are in the mood you will learn something new. You will soak in the atmosphere and the attitude and, yes, most of all, you will have some of the best wine of your life. The tasting room at Frank Family Vineyards is located at 1091 Larkmead Lane south of Calistoga and north of St. Helena, between the Silverado Trail and Route 29. They are open every day of the week between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. For more information or for directions, call them at 1-800-574-9463 or (707) 942-0859, or look for them on the Internet at www.frankfamilyvineyards.com. Also note that for a party of six or more an appointment is needed.

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The Future Looks Bright for HKG Wines
Hop Kiln Winery Expands its Presence with a New Tasting Room in Glen Ellen Featuring Russian River Valley Estate Wines
Hop Kiln Winery’s premier, HKG estate produced varietals has just launched an exclusive tasting room in Glen Ellen. Prior to this new addition in charming Glen Ellen, the only way to taste HKG wines has been at the winery. While making the journey to Healdsburg to see the glorious Hop Kiln Winery is always a special trip, wine aficionados coming from San Francisco or visiting the town of Sonoma will be able to visit and directly purchase the HKG wines without driving one hour to the property. The new HKG Tasting Room will provide a unique opportunity to sample Russian River Valley estate grown and produced wines in Sonoma Valley. The HKG Tasting Room, across the street from the popular Fig Café, will be will be open Thursday through Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The tasting room is located at 13647 Arnold Drive; (707) 938-7622, www.hopkilnwinery.com. The HKG Tasting Room offers a selection of wines produced by talented, young winemaker, Chuck Mansfield. Selections include: Pinot Grigio Russian River Valley Estate 2009, Rosé of Pinot Noir Russian River Valley Estate 2009, Chardonnay Russian River Valley Estate 2009, and its award-winning, Pinot Noir Russian River Valley Estate 2008, which recently took a Gold Medal at the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition. David Di Loreto, CEO of Vero Westside LLC, owners of Hop Kiln Winery, is pleased to join the other tasting rooms in the Sonoma Valley and provide another reason to visit the historic town of Glen Ellen. “Sonoma County is renowned for its distinct varietals and appellations. Reaching out to guests visiting the Russian River Valley has obviously been our sole focus until now. We think bringing our Russian River Valley estate wines to our new HKG Tasting Room in Glen Ellen greatly broadens the options for visitors to the region.”

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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

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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

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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

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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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San Francisco’s Food, Wine & Spirits Week, August 9-15
The country’s first and only urban food, wine and spirits festival returns to San Francisco’s Union Square for its second year. The week-long celebration is set to highlight Northern California’s amazing bounty of ingredients, chefs, winemakers, spirits professionals, bartenders, restaurants, wineries and bars. The festival will encourage attendees to “Taste,” “Mix, “Pair” and “Engage.” Produced by the Golden Gate Restaurant Association (GGRA) and sponsored by Visa Signature,® the week-long culinary festival will take place throughout the City’s restaurants and the Grand Tasting Tent set once again right on San Francisco’s legendary Union Square. The Westin St. Francis, Macy’s and Williams-Sonoma will also play host to a series of classes, demonstrations, seminars and industry-only events throughout the week. Taste: From Friday evening to Sunday afternoon attendees will enjoy the Grand Tasting Tent and savor tastes from more than 30 acclaimed chefs and restaurants at each of four signature tent experiences. Featured chefs and restaurants include notables such as Charles Phan of Slanted Door, Melissa Perello of Frances, Craig Stoll of Delfina, Staffan Terje of Perbacco, Tyler Florence of Wayfare Tavern, Ryan Farr of 4505 Meats, Suzette Gresham of Acquerello, Jen Biesty of Scala’s Bistro, Chris Cosentino of Incanto and Dominique Crenn of Luce, to name a few. Mix: Shake up cocktails with the City’s best bartenders, who will source local ingredients and produce creating innovative and custom cocktails unique to San Francisco. Bartenders will participate in each Tasting Tent experience as well as host cocktail and spirits seminars. Pair: Attendees will be able to taste more than 25 wines at each Grand Tasting Tent experience. Featured wines will come from regions such as Napa, Sonoma, Livermore, Lodi and New Zealand – and attendees will be given the opportunity to meet prominent sommeliers and producers. Engage: Between the classes and the Grand Tasting Tent, SF Chefs will host very special events throughout the weekend including parties devoted to pork and lamb – attendees will meet and mingle with the notable chefs, restaurateurs, bartenders and artisans from Top Chef Masters Cindy Pawlcyn, Hubert Keller and Elizabeth Falkner, to New York culinary stars David Burke and Daniel Humm, to boutique winemakers from throughout the region and locally based, celebrated brewers. There will also be time to dine, dance and even sing throughout the weekend. What’s New For 2010: In addition to the Grand Tasting Tent and evening events, this year the festival will expand to a complete week with the introduction of SF Chefs Restaurant Week, an extension designed to drive business directly to Bay Area restaurants. Participating restaurants will offer their very own “SF Chefs 2010 Showcase Menus” designed to highlight the restaurant’s concept and menu and the Chef’s signature dishes. To further educate the Bay Area’s restaurant industry for future success, trade-only focused seminars presented by the Golden Gate Restaurant Association will be offered throughout the week. All charitable proceeds will benefit the Golden Gate Restaurant Association’s Scholarship Foundation. The program schedule and ticket information is available at www.sfchefs2010.com.

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Raymond Vineyards Launches an Invigorating Tasting Room Program
by Chandra Grant
Located on Zinfandel Lane in the heart of Napa Valley, Raymond Vineyards has been a hallmark of the region since the early 1970s, offering visitors an opportunity to experience the history of a family winery with a quest to produce iconic wines. Today, the winery is going through a modern day renaissance, complete with a remodeled tasting room and new wine tasting programs with vineyard and cellar tours. It’s an extraordinary time to visit; their vineyards are coming to life in the beautiful summer weather as harvest nears. We recently visited the winery and were greeted outside immediately by a friendly host. She shared with us the winery’s future plans for the visitor’s center, including the “Theatre of Nature,” an area alongside the estate vineyard that will soon feature some great attractions, including beautiful gardens, bio-dynamic farming demonstrations and much more. Raymond Vineyards has begun using

sustainable and organic farming techniques, which has a tremendous impact on the final wines. In every aspect, they cater the experience to their visitors – they even have installed a picnic table in the midst of the vines to be enjoyed by anyone who purchases a bottle of Raymond Vineyards reserve Generations Cabernet Sauvignon.

There are not many wineries like Raymond Vineyards who offer such great one-on-one attention. When we were invited into the cellar for a tour and barrel tasting, we had a unique inside look into how the winery makes its wines, which we had the pleasure of tasting afterwards in their new tasting room. The room itself is incredibly inviting and vibrant, with soft white walls and full-length windows overlooking the vineyards. There’s also a large, wooden table to accommodate larger groups. Raymond Vineyards offers a number of tasting options, including Summer Whites, Stellar Cabernets, Raymond Favorites, and a special Vertical tasting that will change weekly. All are available with a cheese pairing for an additional $10. Tours include walks through the vineyards and barrel tastings. The winery also offers a beautiful grove, perfect for the whole family to enjoy the wines while playing croquet, badminton, basketball and Petanque. Join the winery on August 14 for a special Paella Party from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Raymond Vineyards is located at 849 Zinfandel Lane, St. Helena. Call to make an appointment at 1-800-525-2659 or email VisitorCenter@raymondvineyards.com.

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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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Annual Lobster Luau at Judd’s Hill Winery, August 7
Event features The Maikai Gents
Judd’s Hill winery announces its fourth annual Lobster Luau on Saturday, August 7, from 5 to 8 p.m. Proprietor/winemaker/ukulele master Judd Finkelstein’s band The Maikai Gents will perform their repertoire of Hawaiian songs while guests enjoy a magnificent feast of lobster, seafood, sausage and assorted veggies and wear “island attire.” This year the event will include a vintage aloha-wear fashion show and marketplace so people can acquire their attire on the spot. Tickets are $120/person in advance to (707) 255-2332 or $85 per person for members of the winery’s wine club. Beginning as garage winemakers, pioneering vintners, the Finkelstein family has been producing legendary wines in the Napa Valley since the 1970s. Bunnie, Judd and Holly Finkelstein continue to handcraft ultra-premium wines with the same passionate and intimate style that has been their signature for over 30 years. Other events at Judd’s Hill this year will be the Jewish Blessing of the Grapes ceremony at a date not yet set in October and the Hanukkah Hootenanny on December 5: details are always updated at www.juddshill.com. Another side of Judd’s Hill is MicroCrush (www.napamicrocrush.com), a custom winemaking service. Since 1992, MicroCrush has been making small lots, as little as one barrel, of hand-crafted customized wine for a range of clients, from vineyard owners to wine enthusiasts. Judd’s Hill winery is open daily by appointment for tours and tasting. For more information, visit www.juddshill.com or call (707) 255-2332.

Current releases are
• 2006 Judd’s Hill Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, $45 • 2002 Napa Valley Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, $75 • 2006 Founder’s Art, Napa (Cabernet blend), $65 • 2007 Pinot Noir Central Coast, $26 • 2007 Napa Valley Estate Pinot Noir, $34 • 2006 Lodi Old Vine Petite Sirah, $30 • 2009 Sauvignon Blanc, Napa, $22 • 2009 Rosé, Napa, $20 • 2008 Zinfandel, Lodi, $30 • 2006 Merlot, Napa $32.
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Tasting Room of the Week:

SUTTER HOME WINERY
by Karin Argoud
If Napa Valley were the Land of Oz, then Dorothy would be chanting, “There’s no place like Sutter Home! There’s no place like Sutter Home!” This is one tasting room in the Napa Valley that not only serves great wine, but the friendly staff makes you feel like you’re “chez vous.” Walking through the tasting room door you feel yourself begin to unwind in the warm and cozy surroundings. It’s the time to take a deep breath, relax, and sip on a glass of Sutter Home’s famous, refreshing White Zinfandel. “Our visitors love coming here, because no matter where they are from, they are comfortable here, and treated like family,” says Retail Operations Manager Darcy Barboza. The tasting room is located where the old winery, built in 1874, once operated. A recent renovation has given it a fresh feel, while keeping the elegant and historic ambience. The tasting room is gorgeous and serves an array of wines for every kind of palette. Indulge in a complimentary tasting of four Sutter Home wines, or a choice of three wines from the Main St. brand. There are also tasting room exclusives you don’t want to miss: the Reserve White Zinfandel grown in Napa Valley, the Retro Zinfandel grown in Amador County, and for guests who enjoy sweet wines, there are many to choose from. Fortified wine lovers can linger over the Zinfandel Port and Triple Cream Sherry. After savoring your tasting room experience, visit Sutter Home’s lush and lovingly cared for gardens. Take a leisurely stroll through the “White Zinfandel Rose Garden” and bask in the scent of over 100 varieties of roses and more than 40 daylilies. Smell the sweet scent of a camellia planted in 1876. Look up in awe at the massive palm trees that tower overhead. Sit in the white gazebo and admire the beautiful Victorian inn built in 1884. Once a family residence, it is now an inn for distributors and special guests. It was a Swiss-German immigrant named John Thomann began Sutter Home in 1874, as a small winery and distillery. In 1947, it was purchased by its current owners, the Trinchero Family. They resurrected Sutter Home in 1948, imbuing the winery with their values of hard work, ingenuity, humility, and integrity. In the early 1970s, Sutter Home became a household name with its creation of White Zinfandel, and the second largest independent family-run winery in the U.S. In between August 1, 2010 through December 31, 2010, customers can participate in a capsule collection program, “Sutter Home for Hope,” to help raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for breast cancer research, treatment and education. Just send in capsules from any Sutter Home wine, and in return, Trinchero Family Estates will donate $1 per capsule toward finding a cure. Mail capsules to: CMS Rebate Center, Sutter Home for Hope Promo ID: SHFH10, P Box 426008, Del Rio, TX 78842-6008. .O. The Visitors Center is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, you can call the tasting room at (707) 963-3104 or email the winery at info@sutterhome.com.

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Farmstead Restaurant Presents ‘Corkage for Community’ Grant
Last month, Chef Sheamus Feeley made a grant presentation to Jane Skeels, treasurer of the St. Helena Community Pool board, as part of its “Corkage for Community” program. The St. Helena Community Pool is the only public swimming facility in St. Helena. Through its “Corkage for Community” program, Farmstead has taken a distinctive approach to restaurant corkage protocol. Instead of the typical $10 to $20 corkage fee charged for opening a bottle of wine brought to the restaurant, Farmstead collects a $2 fee for every guest’s bottle. The unusually low corkage fee is donated to a different community-based notfor-profit organization each month. “Our corkage program is a way we can promote Farmstead as a community meeting place and support our neighboring community at the same time,” says Chris Hall, one of Farmstead’s proprietors. “We want to encourage vintners, growers and wine enthusiasts to come to Farmstead to show off their wines while at the same time contributing to our community,” he added. Founded in 1988, the St. Helena Community Pool, Inc. completely funds the operation of the facility located at St. Helena High School. The organization provides support for the purchase of all chemicals and supplies. In addition, it pays the salaries of two part-time employees who maintain the filters, pumps, heater and other equipment, clean and vacuum the pool, and keep the deck area safe and clean. The organization relies on donations to ensure that the groups using the pool, including Red Cross, city recreational swimming, St. Helena Swim Club, and U.S. Masters Swimming do not have to fund the maintenance of the pool. Through the efforts of a small, dedicated group of volunteers, along with the financial support of the community, the organization has been been able to offer many of the services of a public swimming facility. Future “Corkage for Community” presentation evenings at Farmstead include: Rianda House in August (corkage for June); Land Trust of Napa Valley in September (corkage for July); and the Nimbus Arts Center in October (corkage for August). Long Meadow Ranch Winery & Farmstead is located at 738 Main Street in St. Helena. The tasting room for Long Meadow Ranch Winery in the historic Logan-Ives House is open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. For more information, visit the website at www.longmeadowranch.com.

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Welcome to

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Calistoga’s Brannan Cottage Inn – Relaxing, Casual, Comfortable
Brannan Cottage Inn is a charming Victorian Wine Country Bed and Breakfast, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It was built in 1860 by Samuel Brannan, Calistoga’s founder and one of California’s early entrepreneurs. Of the original 25 cottages at his original Calistoga Hot Springs Resort, only three remain and the Inn has the only cottage remaining at its original location according to the town layout developed by Brannan. This Napa Valley B&B is located in the small, walkable, comfortable town of Calistoga, about 25 miles north of Napa at the top of the wine country. Guests at the Inn have easy access to all Napa Valley wineries, the three wine regions in Sonoma County (Sonoma Valley, Alexander Valley and Russian River Valley) to the west and northwest, and the burgeoning Lake County region to the north. Distinguished by its intricate gingerbread, gable-board and scalloped ridge cresting, the inn features a broad wrap-around porch and a private, shaded patio and garden on the north side of the main building. On the south, sunny side we have a large lawn area (with

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Golden Haven Hot Springs Spa and Resort
by Christin Piccin
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, leaving the pond as calm and serene as it was before the show began. 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.

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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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Sumptuous women’s clothing for all ages and all lifestyles. Chic dresses, stylish pants, trim skirts, and wide-brim hats? No wonder i.elle has been voted the best women’s clothing store in wine country!

Bottega
Located directly across from his flagship NapaStyle, Chef Chiarello’s warm and inviting restaurant is a definite local and visitor’s favorite. Using artisanally produced and homemade ingredients, Bottega’s menu of Italian inspired regional cuisine like spiced quail and braised shortribs pairs well with a topnotch California and Italian wine list. Lunch is served Tuesday through Sunday 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; dinner Monday through Thursday 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.; dinner Friday through Saturday 5 to 10 p.m. and Sunday dinner until 9:30 p.m. The lounge is open for late service, weather permitting.

VIANETT
An absolute favorite of Napa Valley’s brides and ladies! Vianett specializes in wedding gowns, evening dresses and special-event attire. Whether browsing, buying or hoping, this is the stuff dreams are made of!

NapaStyle
Flagship destination and winebar of chef and wine country personality Michael Chiarello, NapaStyle is at once a home and kitchen store for handcrafted, exclusive goods as well as artisan panini-deli and intimate winebar – all of which reminisce on the very best Italian influences in Northern California.

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Located upstairs in VMarketplace, Blue Heron boasts a stellar collection of epically romantic wine country photography, painting and sculpture. Should you wish to purchase wine country inspiration for your home or office, Blue Heron is your first stop!

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Andretti Winery – Like a Tuscan Vacation
Have you wished about taking a romantic Tuscan vacation? Strolling through the vineyards, gazing at the amazing rolling hills? Relaxing on a sun-drenched patio, glass in hand, admiring the beautiful architecture of the Tuscan villa nearby? You don’t have to get on a plane and travel several hours to find such a place, because the Tuscan-inspired Andretti Winery is right here in Napa Valley! When you drive into the Andretti Winery, the vineyards, planting of trees and flowers, and the carefully aged look of the Villa itself, all lend a certain and well executed Old World feel to the experience that a visit brings. The fountain in the courtyard that you pass as you walk toward the tasting room, the artwork of the wrought iron balconies and the thoughtful and skilled landscaping, all create an environment far removed from the hectic pace that many visitors inhabit. Andretti Winery offers guests a peaceful alternative to the often bustling Napa Valley. When guests come into the warm and inviting tasting room, they are greeted and treated like family. The goal at Andretti is to craft wines that are excellent by themselves or paired with a wide array of foods, and to be enjoyed with a meal today or tucked away in the cellar. Andretti offers a wide variety of incredible wines under their Montona Reserve, Napa Valley and Selections Series labels, but they are especially excited about the releases under their new Villa Andretti label! Andretti Winery has sourced prime fruit from Napa Valley and beyond for their new Villa Andretti label wines. The 2008 Villa Andretti Dolcetto comes from prized vineyards down in Santa Maria. The Dolcetto is reminiscent of the better reds of Northern Italy, with its ripe stone fruit and mature berry aromas, it will please the most discerning of palates. The 2009 Villa Andretti Chardonnay came from a neighbor’s vineyard just a mile down the road from the winery. The Chardonnay has delightful flavors of green apple and pineapple with a touch of spice. It is rich on the palate with hints of vanilla

and cloves that lead to a pleasurable finish. The 2009 Villa Andretti Riesling is not your typical Riesling, as it is not a sweet wine, but rather it is quite dry. The Riesling has floral and lime aromas and a minerality that is evident in some dry Rieslings. Clean and refreshing, this is the perfect wine for sipping on the deck or paired with lighter dishes. Last but not least, is the 2009 Villa Andretti Moscato – a classic dessert wine. The Moscato is made from Orange Muscat grapes and has a wonderful balance similar to the great dessert wines of France. The aromas explode out of the glass exhibiting apricot, orange zest, honey, clove and exotic spices. From a simple but satisfying sampling of five Andretti wines in the tasting room, to a custom experience that includes wine and chocolate pairings, wine and cheese pairings, or a tour of the winery and vineyard, they can tailor your visit to your schedule and your desires. Andretti Winery also has a wine club that is second to none. With over 2,000 members, most who have been with the club for at least a year, you know they are doing something right! The Andretti Wine Club ships either three or six bottles every quarter and is automatically billed to their credit card. Club members can even customize what they receive on their club shipments. Club members receive special discounts and offers for members only as well as personal concierge cellar services for when they visit the Napa Valley. If you’ve ever dreamed of owning a secluded Napa Valley estate or an Italian villa surrounded by vineyards, you’ll be delighted to know that Andretti Winery is available for private events – from corporate dinners and meetings to family functions. The Andretti Winery tasting room is open to the public every day from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m, and is located at 4162 Big Ranch Road in Napa. For more information and updates on special events (or to schedule one of your own), call the winery at 1-877-386-5070 or look at their informative website at www.andrettiwinery.com.

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Napa Valley Fine Art
‘Paris Icons’ Photography Exhibit to Bring City of Light to Life at Mumm Napa
New Exhibit Runs through September 26 in Napa Valley
Paris is one of the world’s most beautiful and iconic cities, and the soul of the Paris experience is beautifully captured in the awardwinning book Paris Icons. An exhibit at Mumm Napa’s Fine Art Photography Gallery – brings the City of Light to life with the stunning photographs from the Paris Icons book project and the work of award-winning architectural photographer James Scholz. The exhibit is titled “Paris Icons” and will be open to the public at Mumm Napa winery in Rutherford through September 26. The Paris Icons exhibit will include more than 50 color photographs that celebrate the beauty of Paris with vibrant images that capture the city’s dazzling lights. Scholz’s fine art photographs detail the monuments and architecture of Paris in striking images that add dramatic flair and a sense of excitement to the subjects. Paris Icons is a museum-quality, fine art coffee table book that took the publishing industry by storm and won three publishing awards upon its debut in 2009, including Most Outstanding Book of the Year, Gold Medal Most Outstanding Book Design 2009 (Independent Publisher Book Awards). TUBB author Leslie J. Little and photographer James Award-winning S LANE Calistoga N Scholz will be signingOLfirst edition Paris Icons books at the opening LINC reception. Books and limited edition photographs from the exhibit can also be ordered directly at www.iconimages.us. Mumm Napa Winery is located at 8445 Silverado Trail, Rutherford. For additional information on visiting the winery and its exhibits, call (707) 967-7700 or access the website at www.mummnapa.com Mumm Napa is one of California’s top sparkling wine producers and one of the most popular destinations for wine country visitors. For more than 20 years, Mumm Napa sparkling wines have set the standard for California méthode traditionelle sparkling wine, emphasizing the exceptional qualities of Napa Valley fruit along with the unique casual elegance of the Napa Valley lifestyle. The winery and visitor center are located in Rutherford along the Silverado Trail in the Napa Valley and are open daily for tours, tastings and private events. Visitor center and fine art photography gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

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Sonoma-Cutrer Winery Opens its Doors to the Public
Russian River Valley Esteemed Sonoma-Cutrer Winery Welcomes Visitors for Tours & Tasting of World Renowned Chardonnay
For the first time, Sonoma-Cutrer Winery opened its doors to the public and showcased its newly renovated tasting room and offered tours of its world-class winery. While Sonoma-Cutrer has been making award-winning wines for more than two decades, this is the first time visitors have the opportunity to see first-hand how its grapes are grown and crafted into renowned wines. Nestled in Sonoma County, Sonoma-Cutrer captures the spirit of the Russian River Valley. The tasting center will be open Thursday through Monday and tours will be offered by appointment. Guests will be able to taste the wines while getting a behind the scenes look at how Sonoma-Cutrer wines are crafted from the grape to the bottle. Visitors will even have the opportunity to experience the world-renowned croquet courts located at the winery. “People have been inviting us into their homes for years, so we thought it was time to invite them to our home,” said John Hudson, Sonoma-Cutrer brand director. “We want to share our beautiful winery, unique winemaking techniques and our wonderful SonomaCutrer experience with our consumers.” Sonoma-Cutrer is best known for its successful and consistent Chardonnays and its precise winemaking methods used to craft these fine wines. Made in the traditional Burgundian style, Sonoma-Cutrer follows a strict process of winemaking which ensures the highest quality and craftsmanship and allows the wines to age well over time. This precision also enables a consistent wine quality which has led Sonoma-Cutrer to the top of the Wine and Spirits Restaurant Poll – for 19 of the last 21 years, Sonoma-Cutrer has been voted the #1 Chardonnay. In 1991, Sonoma-Cutrer began making Chardonnay with the theory to “do one thing and do it as well as you can.” Bill Bonetti, the original founder and winemaker was inspired by traditional Burgundian winemaking and grape growing methods and instilled this process into Sonoma-Cutrer. These methods, which have proven over time to make the best Chardonnays, include planting with more modern clones and trellis systems, spacing the vines close together, and planting the rows at 207 degrees (true North) for equal amounts of sunlight on the vine to encourage even ripening. Over time, Sonoma-Cutrer has created major initiatives to ensure it’s making the best wine possible including installing cooling tunnels, sorting tunnels (which ensure hand sorting) and surlees aging (stirring the barrels once a week to add body/mouthfeel). Additionally, the winemakers studied French forests and oak stave seasoning to ensure the winery uses balanced barrels to create finesse, spice, delicate touch and balance with fruit as Sonoma-Cutrer is known for its consistent quality in producing crisp, clean, lean, elegant Chardonnay. And although Sonoma-Cutrer is known for its precise tradition, it is always looking for the best means to improve quality. Sonoma-Cutrer is one of the fine wines produced and marketed by Brown-Forman Corporation, a producer and marketer of fine quality beverage alcohol brands, including Jack Daniel’s, Southern Comfort, Finlandia, Canadian Mist, Fetzer, Korbel, Gentleman Jack, el Jimador, Tequila Herradura and Bonterra. Please enjoy them responsibly.
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UPCOMING EVENTS

See page 14 or visit www.healdsburg.com for more event information

AUGUST 1, 8, 15 – Birding with a Ranger – 9am, 3288 Skaggs Springs Rd, Geyserville, 707-431-4535 AUGUST 3, 10, 17 – Farmers' Market & Tuesdays in the Plaza Concerts – Vine and North streets, 4-6:30pm; concerts 6-8pm, Downtown Plaza, www.healdsburgfarmersmarket.org, 707-431-1956 AUGUST 6 – Pizzas and “Yappy” Hour – Lambert Bridge Winery, 4:30-6:30pm, $35, RSVP www.lambertbridge.com or 707-431-4670 AUGUST 7, 14 – Farmers' Market – at Vine & North streets, 9am-noon, August 21st Zucchini Festival featuring zucchini car races, giant zucchini contest, www.healdsburgfarmersmarket.org or call 707-431-1956 AUGUST 14 – The Art of Wood Fired Cooking Class & Cookbook Signing – Lambert Bridge Winery, 11am-2pm, $95; reservations required, www.lambertbridge.com or call 707-431-4670 AUGUST 14 – Lobster Feed – Sbragia Family Vineyards & Winery, 4pm, $115, 707-473-2992 AUGUST 14 – Moshin Pictures on the Crush Pad: "Blue Hawaii" – Moshin Vineyards, around 8:30pm, $20 includes your first glass of wine, call Julia at 707-433-5499 AUGUST 14 – Dog Days of Summer – Mutt Lynch Winery, 11am-5pm, $10, 707-942-6180 AUGUST 14 – An Affair with Zinfandel – Passalacqua Winery, RSVP call 877-825-5547, $35

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Tasting Room of the Week:

WILSON WINERY
by Charles Neave
The tasting room at Sonoma County’s Wilson Winery really does have it all: there is the restored tin barn facing rural Dry Creek Road – itself a famous name among winemakers and wine lovers – a barrel room, the comfortable and up-to-date tasting room, and a long, broad, sweeping terrace that overlooks hundreds of acres of vines…grapes as far as the eye can see. There is even the fluffy black-and-white winery dog, Molly – another member of the family of owners Ken and Diane Wilson. Today, the family owns and farms 220 acres of intensely flavored, low yield hillside vineyards, all of them within the Dry Creek Valley appellation boundaries. Winemaker Diane Wilson gathers fruit from these diverse properties to create her hand-crafted wines of exceptional depth and intensity. Wines that are in great demand and limited availability. These estate vineyards are named for family and the varietals planted in these vineyards on land the Wilson’s began purchasing in 1980 – and planted in 1988 – include Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Petite Sirah and Syrah. As you know, it all begins in the vineyards, where grapes are carefully hand selected before being made into wine using traditional winemaking methods. The grapes are fermented in small, open-topped fermenters, punched down by hand and aged in a combination of French and American oak barrels. While it is certainly true that Dry Creek has achieved world prominence for rich, intense and often complex Zinfandels, at Wilson Winery there are other options, all red by the way (with one brand new exception, which we’ll mention later). Their reds include a pair of Cabernet Sauvignons, Reserve Cabernet Franc, Syrahs, Petite Sirah and an intensely concentrated and very limited-production Late Harvest Zinfandel. To taste these wines for yourself head to the old tin barn, an historic building that was reborn in 1993 when the Wilsons bought it to pursue their long-simmering dream of making wine from their own grapes. “This is proof that dreams do come true,” Ken is the first to say. “By 1998 the complete winemaking operation was housed in our own winery and it grew to include additional varietals.” The first wine to bear their own label was the 1994 Sydney Vineyard Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon. “About nine years ago we opened a tasting room on the backside of the old barn. When you think ‘backside of the barn’ you don’t picture that breathtaking, panoramic view of Dry Creek Valley. But that is what you’ll find. When you relax on the tasting room veranda, it is easy to lose track of time as you soak in one of the finest views of the valley, while sipping a glass of our wine.” During the summer this terrace is the place for music on Friday nights. Called “Finally Friday” it is a free event taking place every three weeks (August 13, September 3 and 24). The terrace is also the spot to sample their newest endeavor, the 2009 Alexander Valley Sauvignon Blanc, their first white wine ever. Also note that they’re hosting a release party the afternoon of August 28. But no matter the date, no matter the season, both the deck and the tasting room are a popular gathering spot year-round for locals and visitors alike; to meet, to sample the wines, to catch up on winery news, and to relax and enjoy that splendid view. The tasting room at Wilson Winery is located at 1960 Dry Creek Road a couple of miles from Healdsburg. They’re open daily from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. For more information on tastings, the wine club, or special events, call (707) 433-4355 or 1-800-4334602. You can also go to their website at www.wilsonwinery.com.

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Explore Krave Jerky and Wine Pairings at Sonoma Enoteca Saturday, August 7
What’s new in Sonoma? Our Sonoma Enoteca Wines and Krave Beef Jerky Pairings. (You’ve got to taste it to believe it.)
You’ve had wine and cheese pairings, wine and chocolate pairings, but you probably haven’t had wine paired with beef jerky. Until now. Krave gourmet beef jerky, the brainchild of Jon Sebastiani, has become an incredible success since its recent launch. It is now carried in hundreds of retail stores and markets. Thousands of bags were sold online with wine.woot.com. Sebastiani has reintroduced the jerky as a healthy snack that is moist, lighter in texture and color than traditional jerky. It’s made from domestic cut meat, is easy to chew and the flavors are amazing. Jon’s friend and fellow-winemaker Fred Favero, owner and founder of Favero Vineyards and Wine Cave, is the managing partner of Sonoma Enoteca, a wine shop that features ten boutique wineries on the beautiful, historic Sonoma Plaza. With almost twenty wines open for tasting every day, Sonoma Enoteca has a wide range of offerings. Wine to go with anything.

Even beef jerky.
Imagine the chili lime jerky paired with the refreshing, lemony goodness of Solitude Chardonnay. Or the garlic chili pepper beef jerky with the Favero Sangiovese and it’s white pepper wrapped in ripe fruit. Or how about the lemon garlic turkey jerky with a Seabiscuit Ranch Superfecta Meritage. Or a pineapple orange beef jerky with the luscious grapefruit/pear/orange blossom flavors of the Grieve Sauvignon Blanc. Before your friends start wondering how anyone could combine wine and beef jerky, bring them to Sonoma Enoteca on Saturday, August 7. Sample five wines and five jerkys for $5. You’ll taste wine that has been specially chosen to bring out the best in the jerky. And the jerky will make the wine pop in your mouth like never before. Sonoma Enoteca is located at 35 East Napa Street at First Street East. Open Wednesday through Monday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., and on Tuesday from 3 to 6 p.m. For more information, visit www.sonoma-enoteca.com, email info@sonoma-enoteca.com or call (707) 935-1200.

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Summer Wine Events Continue in Lake County
Concert in the Vineyard Series – Friday, August 13
The Concert in the Vineyard Series at Moore Family Winery continues with The Whiskey Thieves. Doors open at 5 p.m.; concert begins at 6 p.m. Bring a blanket or a low-back lounge chair. Wine, food and soft drinks available for purchase. $15 per person, children 12 and under free. 11990 Bottle Rock Road, Kelseyville (707) 738-0507, www.moorefamilywinery.com

Lake County Wine Auction – Saturday, September 18
Eleventh-annual gala charity event to be held at the beautiful Ceago Vinegarden. Live and silent auctions, wine and food, live music, from 4 to 10 p.m. Tickets are $125. 5115 E. Highway 20, Nice 1-866-279-WINE, www.winealliance.com

People’s Choice Wine Awards – Sunday, September 26
Come taste and judge some of Lake County’s finest award-winning wines at Six Sigma Ranch and Winery in Lower Lake from 1 to 5 p.m. You be the judge! 13372 Spruce Grove Road (707)994-4068, www.lakecountywineries.org

Wine and Food Pairing and Concert in the Garden at Tulip Hill Winery – Saturday, August 14
Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy music in the garden. Doors open at 3 p.m., music is from 4 to 7 p.m. Includes wine tasting with food pairing and admission. 4900 Bartlett Springs Road, Nice (707)274-9373, www.tuliphillwinery.com

Specialty Tasting & Tidbits – August 5
Sommelier Stephanie Cruz-Green will offer a specialty wine tasting served with tasty tidbits and wine education pointers. $10 in advance, $12 at the door, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. 3940 Main Street, Kelseyville, (707) 279-2112.

A Taste of Lakeport, Lakeport – Friday, August 20
The thirteenth-annual wine tasting event featuring food, wine tasting, live music and dancing from 5 to 10 p.m. Businesses in downtown Lakeport stay open late for the event and feature hors d’oeuvres and wine at the many tasting stations. Purchase of a tasting ticket includes a commemorative wine glass and a chance to win raffle prizes donated by the local businesses. Presented by Lakeport Main Street Association; a benefit for the revitalization of downtown Lakeport. Main Street, Lakeport (707) 263-8843, www.lakeportmainstreet.com

ONGOING Meet the Winemaker Series – First Saturday of the Month
The Blue Wing Saloon & Café hosts the owner and/or winemaker of a great Lake County winery with special pairings of menu items with featured wines. 9520 Main Street, Upper Lake (707) 275-2233, www.bluewingsaloon.com

Concert in the Vineyard Series – Saturday, August 21
The Concert in the Vineyard Series at Moore Family Winery continues with Lightning Hand and Blind Monkey Band. Doors open at 5 p.m.; concert begins at 6 p.m. Bring a blanket or low-back lounge chair. Wine, food and soft drinks available for purchase. $15 per person, children 12 and under free. Series continues through September 2010. 11990 Bottle Rock Road (707) 738-0507, www.moorefamilywinery.com

Tulip Hill Winery Concert in the Garden – Saturday, September 11
Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy music in the garden. Doors open at 3 p.m., music is from 4 to 7 p.m. Includes wine tasting with food pairing and admission. Series continue through September 2010. Tulip Hill Winery, 4900 Bartlett Springs Road, Nice (707) 274-9373, www.tuliphillwinery.com

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Wente Vineyards Concert Series
The Concerts at Wente Vineyards series continues. As Northern California’s most memorable concert experience, Wente Vineyards continues to host a summer of top name headliners in its spectacular vineyard setting. Delivering an exciting selection of musical genres, The upcoming concerts include: Huey Lewis & The News, August 10; Chris Isaak, August 19; ZZ Top, August 25; and Willie Nelson, September 13. Ticket options include different dining and seating choices. The Restaurant Dining Option includes stage-front seating, the evening’s performance, a four-course dinner at the award-winning Restaurant at Wente Vineyards, reserved parking, tax and gratuity. Prices start from $259. Tickets inclusive of a buffet-style wine country inspired dinner by Catering with Wente Vineyards are available by reservation and include outdoor tables seating eight or ten guests. This option provides guests with a view of the concert from their dining table. The price of the ticket includes seating, the evening’s performance, the buffet-style dinner served from 6-8 p.m., tax and gratuity. Prices start from $169. Tickets without dinner options are sold at prices starting at $89, and allow guests the option to dine at The Grill prior to the show. Wine and non-alcoholic beverages are not included in the price of tickets, but may be purchased separately at the show.

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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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FLEMING JENKINS VINEYARD & WINERY
By Charles Neave
It all began one day in 1999 when Peggy Fleming and her husband, Greg Jenkins, planted a one-acre vineyard of Chardonnay grapes at their home on a ridge in the Santa Cruz Mountains above Los Gatos, not from far the farm where Peggy grew up. The coastal Santa Cruz Mountains have long been known for its famed winemaking potential. So after harvesting the fruit from their own vineyard and tasting the winemaking results, it was not a complete surprise when they discovered their dreams had come true. They loved the wine. This inspired them to launch their own winery – Fleming Jenkins Vineyards & Winery – and today they continue to tend and nurture their first vineyard while making Fleming Jenkins wines at the historic Novitiate Winery in the Los Gatos foothills, one of the oldest continuously-operating wineries in the Golden State. Visitors can enjoy these bottlings at their detection saved my life, and since then, Greg tasting room in downtown Los Gatos, located and I have looked for ways to help raise funds in Silicon Valley between San Jose and Santa and awareness in the quest for a breast cancer Cruz. Wines on the list now include the origcure.” Sale of the Victories Rosé does just that, inal estate grown Chardonnay, a new having raised over $30,000 for the cause since Chardonnay from the Santa Lucia Highlands, the initial 2004 vintage. plus a Napa Valley Cabernet blend – “ChoreogBoth Greg and Peggy are also tireless raphy,” two Syrahs (one of them sourced from promoters of the area, citing all of the things football hall of fame John Madden’s, Livermore that makes this beautiful town a worthy destiValley vineyard) and a special rosé. nation. There is the farmers market in the Town Greg, who retired from his medical practice Plaza Park, as well as Wednesday jazz and four years ago to become winemaker full time, Sunday afternoon concerts during the summer. said, “I like to make accessible wines, wines At the latter two you can even bring your own that are well-balanced and food friendly. That wine to enjoy. A current list of the many special last part is a critical part of the whole equation events is available on the chamber website as far as we’re concerned. Food and wine are an (www.losgatoschamber.com). inescapable pairing. They also point to the shops and galleries, Peggy Fleming & Greg Jenkins “When people visit we want them to feel like the wide variety of casual and world-famous they’re part of the family, and luckily we are still small enough to have restaurants, such as Manresa, plus local bistros and cafes, and the that personal touch. People also leave here knowing that we are abundance of spots to enjoy a coffee, pastry and the newspaper. Los serious about our wine … but it’s also about making a personal Gatos is a great walking and shopping town. In fact, the Fleming connection with people who enjoy what we produce.” Jenkins tasting room is almost at the epicenter of the activity. They This is all echoed in the comfortable Main Street tasting room in were also instrumental in establishing the Los Gatos-Saratoga Wine downtown Los Gatos. An old railroad cart and an oak barrel sit Trail, which includes five local wineries and their tasting rooms, all on outside in front of the big windows, and a small area where you can a compact twelve mile circuit. taste al fresco. Inside it is all light wood floors with a L-shaped tasting This has all come together to make both Fleming Jenkins and Los counter and wood wine racks behind it. The remodel took place two Gatos a true destination, whether it be for a day, a weekend or longer. years ago and the result is just what they envisioned, down to the In all, it is time well – and delightfully – spent. small area for children to play and keep busy while their parents The tasting room at Fleming Jenkins is in Los Gatos at 45 West Main sample. Like the wine they produce, it is an absolute labor of love. Street and is open from noon until 6 p.m., Tuesday thru Sunday. For But Fleming Jenkins is about even more than that. “In 1998, on the more information on tastings or their very popular wine club, call 30th anniversary of my 1968 Olympic victory, I was diagnosed with (408) 358-4949, or go to www.flemingjenkins.com. Private tastings breast cancer,” Peggy said. “For me, it was another Olympics. Early and special corporate and non-profit events can also be easily arranged.

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Winemaker Profile: Cooper-Garrod

BILL COOPER
By Laura Ness
Edge-Testing with Bill Cooper at Cooper-Garrod
Winemaker Bill Cooper likes to experiment with what he calls “edge-testing,” a term he uses to describe the process of making small, incremental changes in vineyard and winery practices to enhance wine quality. His father, a WWII fighter pilot, might have called it “pushing the envelope.” Of the winemaking process, Bill says quite candidly, “You don’t arrive: you strive.” And strive he does, looking for ways to elevate wine quality, tweaking practices in the vineyard and the cellar. Becoming an entirely organic operation has been a renewed commitment to the environmentally sustainable practices employed in farming their fruit orchards since 1893. Bill has been a steadfast promoter of water conservation, and with all the years of drought to reinforce its importance, has leveraged the organic playbook to increase fruit quality while dry farming. They began seeding beneficial cover crops several years ago: in the steep hillside environment, this has proved highly successful in retaining moisture and avoiding erosion. They mow the crop instead of discing and are routinely adding nutrients to the vineyard via organic compost from the horse stables on the property. Theirs is an idyllic example of the closed-loop farm where most of the inputs are self-contained in a nice, tight circle within which natural cycles play out, without intervention by Monsanto. Going certified organic has been both a reward and a surprise. Bill says the first of their 28 acres were certified in 2009 and he has been most surprised by the sheaves of paperwork required, and the need to change suppliers who are not themselves certified. Although it has proven to be a bit of extra work, Bill feels it is a justifiable investment, much like the solar panels they installed five years ago, which have significantly reduced their dependence on fossil fuels. In the cellar, Bill’s edge-testing has included experimenting with co-fermentations of Syrah and Viognier, as is done in the Rhône region to add more fruitiness to the meaty Syrah. He’s been fine-tuning different barrel aging regimens, has gone exclusively to French oak and has been adding a few more blends to the lineup which has been primarily single-varietal focused. For many years, the only blend was the famed R.V.s Fine Claret, a mainstay since the mid 1970s when his father, George, began making wine here above what used to be called “Valley of Heart’s Delight,” long before the days of Silicon and concrete. Bill’s upcoming “Masie’s Peak” blend with Merlot, Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon, pays homage to the beautiful neighboring open space preserves where hikers can still enjoy sweeping views of the valley below. Just three decades ago this valley was a sea of white and pink blossoms that filled the air with fragrance and promise each spring. The Cooper-Garrod cellar now holds the promise of this and other “edge-testing” blends of Cabernet and Syrah, a combination Bill has come to enjoy, and thinks you will, too. And then, there is the promise of Pinot, as fruit from the recently grafted two acres of clone 777 makes its way from barrel to bottle to your waiting glass.

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Hotel Partners with Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers
The Fairmont San Jose is featuring two unique Santa Cruz Mountain Winegrowers Association wineries per month, The Fairmont presents Tasting Room Tuesdays. A winery representative will pour and be available for “vine talk” from 5 to 7 p.m. in the luxurious Lobby Lounge in the center of San Jose’s most iconic hotel. The wines will also be available the week following each tasting in The Lounge and Pagoda Restaurant and full bottle prices will be offered at a 50% discount during the tasting events. exhibition at The Fairmont San Jose in late August to celebrate the local wineries.

About Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
With over 60 distinctive hotels, including the iconic Fairmont San Francisco and Fairmont Peace Hotel, Shanghai and more in development, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a global hospitality brand known for its warm and engaging service and culturally rich experiences. Located in coveted worldwide destinations, it’s unrivalled collection of classic hotels imbue a sense of heritage, sophistication and social importance, and are often considered destinations in and of themselves. Fairmont is also committed to responsible tourism and is an industry leader in sustainable hotel management with its award-winning Green Partnership program. For more information or reservations, call 1-800-441-1414 or visit www.fairmont.com

Schedule of Tasting Room Tuesdays:
• Tuesday, July 27: Domenico Winery • Tuesday, August 2 & 10: Santa Cruz Mountain Vineyard • Tuesday, August 17 & 24: Naumann Winery Planning is also under way for an impressive multi-winery

About Santa Cruz Mountain Winegrowers Association
The Santa Cruz Mountains has been recognized as a premium wine producing region since the late 1800s when local winegrowers first began to win acclaim for their wines in national and international competitions. Few of these original wineries survived prohibition, but many new wineries have developed since the 1940s. In 1981 the Santa Cruz Mountains Viticultural Appellation became federally recognized, one of the first American viticultural areas to be defined by geophysical and climatic factors. There are now more than seventy, small, family-owned wineries in the region. The small size of these operations allows the winemakers the opportunity to handcraft their wines and to maximize the potential of the grapes. The same spirit of innovation, independence and determination that distinguished the great winemakers of the 19th century lives on today.

Visit Our Tasting Room
Open Tuesday – Sunday, Noon to 6pm

45 W. Main Street, Los Gatos, CA 95030 (408) 358-4949 • flemingjenkins.com
Special events for groups up to 40

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Second Annual Dine in DiVine Welcomes Car Enthusiasts & Wine Aficionados
Dine amongst the vines and view vintage cars – August 10-14
The natural beauty of Chateau Julien Wine Estate’s five-acre Sangiovese vineyard will create the perfect ambiance for the second annual Dine in DiVine, August 10-14, during the region’s popular classic car week. This one week of the year, guests are invited to dine in the vineyard for an authentic wine country experience. Featured vintage cars will be on display throughout the evening amongst the winery’s 16-acre estate of vineyards, chateau and cobblestone courtyards. Elegant lighting and effortlessly set tables will line the plush Sangiovese vine canopies Tuesday through Saturday evening, offering guests a new option for dining during the busy week. Chef Terry N. Teplitzky has prepared an inviting, elegant pre-fixe Basque menu, with choice of entrée and wine, to be served amongst the vines, followed by a dessert lounge and vintage car display at the chateau. “The vineyard is the perfect setting to enjoy the authentic beauty our local wine country, and the Basque-style dining lends itself to the ambiance. It’s a perfect way for visitors and locals to experience our wine country,” comments Chateau Julien Special Events Director Michele Gogliucci. Evening highlights include Porsche, Ferrari and Alternative Electric Vehicles. Dine in DiVine menu selections begin at $53 per person. Learn more about the menu, Chef Teplizky and featured cars on the Chateau Julien website: www.chateaujulien.com. Reservations begin at 6:30 p.m. each evening. Seating is limited so make your reservations early. Chateau Julien Wine Estate is located at 8940 Carmel Valley Road in Carmel Valley. Reservations can be made on-line at www.chateaujulien.com or by calling (831) 624-2600.
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Starlight Evening Train Experience, August 14
Wonder at the beauty of a venerable redwood forest lit up at night from Pullman-like coaches and open-air excursion cars of the Santa Cruz, Big Trees and Pacific Railway. Smell the aroma of redwoods, pines, tan oaks and madrones while traveling under the stars during Roaring Camp’s “Starlight Evening Train Experience.” Evening trains depart from the Boardwalk in Santa Cruz for a relaxing and music-filled, 2-½ hour round-trip excursion along the San Lorenzo River Gorge and forested Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park. For more active passengers, several open train cars will be reserved for dancing. Tickets are $25 adult, $19 children (2-12 years). Advance purchase is recommended. For reservations or information, call (831) 335-4484 or visit www.roaringcamp.com.

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WINERY LISTINGS | WINE COUNTRY THIS WEEK
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 – 270 Kreuzer 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 daily 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 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 Juicebox – 45 Enterprise Ct, Napa; 707 254-1212 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 MJA – 647 Greenfield Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-3394 Open by appointment only Modus Operandi Cellars – 45 Enterprise Ct, Napa; 530 219-6199 Open by appointment only MONTICELLO VINEYARDS – 4242 Big Ranch Rd, Napa; 707 253-2802 Open daily 10-4:30 Gift Items, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for: Wine Tours, Food Pairings 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 10-4:30 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 Open daily 10-5 Madrigal Vineyards – 3718 N. St. Helena Hwy, Calistoga; 707 942-6577 Open daily 10-4 MAHONEY VINEYARDS – Taste at Oxbow, 708 First St, Napa; 707 265-9600 Open daily 11-6 Gift Items, Art Exhibits, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Food Pairings Fri-Sat 11-9 Mario Perelli-Minetti – 1443 Silverado Trail, St. Helena; 707 963-8310 Open Thu-Sun 10-5 Markham Vnyds – 2812 St. Helena Hwy 29, St. Helena; 707 963-5292 Open daily 10-5 Marston Family Vineyard – 3600 White Sulphur Springs Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-8490 Open by appointment Mason Cellars Oxbow Tasting Room – 7l4 First St, Napa 707 255-0658 Open Thu-Mon 11-5:30 Mayacamas Vineyards – 1155 Lokoya Rd, Napa; 707 224-4030 Open by appointment only McKenzie-Mueller – 2530 Las Amigas Rd, Napa; 707 252-0186 Open by appointment only MERRYVALE VINEYARDS – 1000 Main St, St. Helena; 707 963-7777 Open daily 10-6:30 Gift Items, Art Exhibits, Children & Pets OK Call ahead for: Wine Tours Sat & Sun at 10:30, Educational Programs, Food Pairings Midsummer Cellars– 771 Sage Canyon Rd, Rutherford; 707 225-4367 Open by appointment only Milat Vineyards – 1091 St. Helena Hwy S, St. Helena; 707 963-0758 Open daily 10-5:30 Miner Family – 7850 Silverado Trail, Oakville; 707 944-9500 Open daily 11-5

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Somerston Vineyards – 3450 Sage Canyon Rd, St. Helena; 707 967-8414 Spelletich Cellars – 425 Gateway Rd W, Napa; 707 363-5757 Spottswoode – 1902 Madrona Ave, St. Helena; 707 963-0134 Spring Mountain – 2805 Spring Mtn. Rd, St. Helena; 707 967-4188 ST. CLEMENT

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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 Ranch Tasting Room – 6490 Washington, Yountville Daily 10am-10pm

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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

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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 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 – 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 ANABA WINES – 60 Bonneau Road, Sonoma; 707 996-4188 Open daily 10:30-5:30 Arbios/Praxis – Poured at Locals: Geyserville Ave & Hwy 128, Geyserville; 707 857-4900 Open daily 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 – 4114 Ross Road, Sebastopol; 707 823-3040 By appointment only 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 Benovia Winery – 339 Hartman Rd, Santa Rosa; 707 526-4441 By appointment 9am - 5pm daily Benziger Family Winery – 1883 London Ranch Rd, Glen Ellen; 707 935-4046 Open daily 10-5 Boisset Taste of Terroir – 320 Center St, Healdsburg; 707 473-9707 Sun-Wed 10:30-5, Thu-Sat 10:30-9 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 Open daily 11-5 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 Bucklin Old Hill Ranch – 8 Old Hill Ranch Rd; Glen Ellen 707 933-1726 By appointment 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 11-6 Captûre – Healdsburg; 707 395-0457 Open by appointment only 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 Open daily 10-4 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 Sat-Sun 11-4, weekdays by appt CHATEAU ST. 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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 Clouds Rest Vineyards – Petuluma; 707 765-0841 Open by appointment only Collier Falls – Poured at Family Wineries – Kenwood: 9380 Sonoma Hwy 12,Kenwood; 888-433-6555 Open daily 10:30-5 Poured at Family Wineries – Dry Creek Valley: 4791 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-0100 10:30-4:30 COMPASS Wines– Poured at Sonoma Enoteca, 35 E Napa St, 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 & L Carinalli Vineyards – 2030 Barlow Ln, Sebastopol; 707 827-3826 Open daily by appointment D’Argenzio – 1301 Clevelend Ave, Ste A, Santa Rosa; 707 280-4658 Daily 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 Da Vero – 106 Matheson Street, Plaza Farms, Healdsburg; 707 431-8000 Open daily by appointment David Coffaro – 7485 Dry Creek Rd, Geyserville; 707 433-9715 Open daily 11-4 David Noyes – Poured at Family Wineries – Kenwood: 9380 Sonoma Hwy 12; 888-433-6555 Open daily 10:30-5 Davis Family Vnyds – 52 Front St, Healdsburg; 707 433-3858 Thu-Sun 11-5 De La Montanya – 999 Foreman Ln., Healdsburg; 707 433-3711 Open daily 11-4:30, Mon-Fri 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 10:30-4:30 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 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 Edmeades Tasting Room– 20 Matheson St, Healdsburg; 707 857-1529 Open daily 10:30-5:30 Emeritus Vineyards– 2500 Gravenstein Hwy N, Sebastopol; 707 823-4464 Open by appointment Enkidu Wine – 8910 Sonoma Hwy. 12, Kenwood; 707 833-6100 Daily 12-6 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 10-5 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 Tue-Sun 11-6 Field Stone Winery – 10075 Hwy 128, Healdsburg; 707 433-7266 Open daily 10-5 Flowers Vineyard & Winery – 28500 Seaview Rd, Cazadero; 707 847-3661 Folk Machine – Poured at Downtown Wine: 132 Plaza St, Healdsburg; 707 473-0337 Foppiano Vineyards – 12707 Old Redwood Hwy, Healdsburg; 707 433-7272 Open by appointment Thu-Mon 11-6, Fri-Sat 11-7 Open daily 10-4:30

Forth Vnyds – Poured at Family Wineries – Dry Creek Valley: 4791 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-0100 10:30-4:30 Forth Vnyds – 2335 West Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 473-0553 Open by appointment 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 11-5 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 (Summers Fri) FRITZ WINERY – 24691 Dutcher Creek Rd, Cloverdale; 707 894-3389 Open daily 10:30-4:30 Gift items, Picnic Area, Children OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Wine Pairings Gallo Family Vineyards – Tasting Room: 320 Center Street, Healdsburg; 707 433-2458 Open daily 10-6 Garden Creek Ranch– 2335 Geysers Rd, Geyserville; 707 433-8345 Open by appointment only Gary Farrell Wines – 10701 Westside Rd, Healdsburg;707 473-2909 Open daily 10:30-4:30 Geyser Peak Winery – At Canyon Rd, 22281 Chianti Rd, Geyserville; 707 857-2500 Open daily 10-5 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 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 Fri-Mon 10-4:30 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 Open daily 11-5 Gustafson Family – 9100 Stewarts Point Skaggs Springs Road, Geyserville; 707 433-2371 Sat 10-4 or by appt 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, Fri & Sat til 7 Hawkes Wine – 6734 Hwy. 128, Healdsburg; 707 433-4295 Thu-Mon 10-5, Tue-Wed 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

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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 – 3900 Piner Road, Santa Rosa; 707 395-0689 Fri -Sun 11-4 or by appt. Inspiration Vnyds & Winery –2040 Olivet Rd, Santa Rosa; 707 237-4980 Open by appointment only Iron Horse – 9786 Ross Station Rd, Sebastopol; 707 887-1507 Open daily 10-3:30 J Keverson – Poured at Waterfront Tasting Rm, 53 Front St, Healdsburg; 707 433-3097 Thu-Mon 11-5 J Lynne Wines – Poured at Vine Tastings: 9058 Windsor Rd, Windsor; 707 620-0833 Mon-Fri 12-8pm, late weekends J Rickards Winery – 24505 Chianti Rd, Cloverdale; 707 758-3441 Tue-Sat 11-4 J Vineyard & Winery – 11447 Old Redwood Hwy, Healdsburg; 707 431-3646 Open daily 11-5 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 Jordan – 1474 Alexander Valley Rd, Healdsburg; 707 431-5250 Open by appointment only Joseph Swan Winery – 2916 Laguna Rd, Forestville; 707 573-3747 Sat, Sun & some holidays, 11-4:30 Kachina – 4551 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg; 707 332-7917 Open by appointment only Kamen Estate – 21692 8th Street E, Suite 300, Sonoma; 707 833-1700 Open by appointment only Kastania Vineyards – 4415 Kastania Rd, Petaluma; 707 763-6348 Sat Sun 11-4 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 WINE CTR – 5007 Fulton Rd, Fulton; 707 571-8100 Open daily 10-5 Gift items, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for: Educational Programs, Food Pairings KENDALL-JACKSON TASTING ROOM – 337 Healdsburg Ave, Healdsburg; 707 433-7102 Open daily 10-5 Children & Pets OK Kenwood Vineyards – 9592 Sonoma Hwy 12, Kenwood; 707 833-5891 Open daily 10-4:30 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 10-5 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 10-4:40 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, Tue by appt 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 Littorai Wines – 788 Gold Ridge Rd. Sebastopol; 707 823-9586 Open by appointment only Locals Tasting Room – Corner of Geyserville Ave & Hwy 128, Geyserville; 707-857-4900 Open daily 11-6, Tue by appt Longboard Vineyards – 5 Fitch St, Healdsburg; 707 433-3473 Wed-Sat, Mon 11-6, Sun 11-5 (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 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 Fri-Sat 11-4:30, Sun-Thur 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; 707 857-9870Thu-Mon 11-7Merriam Vnyds – 11650 Los Amigos Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-4032 Open daily 10-5 Merry Edwards – 2959 Gravenstein Hwy N, Sebastopol; 888-388-9050 Open daily 9:30-4:30, appt recommended Michel-Schlumberger – 4155 Wine Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-7427 Open by appointment only Mietz Cellars – Poured at Family Wineries – Dry Creek Valley: 4791 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-0100 10:30-4:30 Mill Creek Vineyards – 1401 Westside Rd; Healdsburg; 707 431-2121 Open daily 10-5 Montemaggiore – 2355 West Dry Creek R Rd; Healdsburg; 707 433-9499 Open by appointment only 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 Fri-Sun 11-5 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 Mutt Lynch Winery – 602 Limerick Ln, Healdsburg; 707 942-6180 Open by appointment only Nalle – 2383 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-1040 Sat 12-5, Sun & Fri by appt 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 Open daily 11-5 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 TASTING ROOM – 8860 Sonoma Hwy, Kenwood; 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

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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 daily 10:30-4:30 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 – 4791 Dry Creek Rd, Bldg #7, Healdsburg; 707-431-7568 Sat-Sun 11-4:30 Poured at Locals: Geyserville Ave & Hwy 128, Geyserville; 707 857-4900 Open daily 11-6 Petroni Vineyards – 990 Cavedale Road, Sonoma; 707 935-8311 Open by appointment Pezzi King Vnyds – Old Roma Station, 412 Hudson St , Healdsburg; 707 431-9388 Open by appointment only Portalupi – Poured at Locals: Geyserville Ave & Hwy 128, Geyserville; 707 857-4900 Open daily 11-6 Porter Creek – 8735 Westside Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-6321 Open daily 10:30-4:30 Preston of Dry Creek – 9282 W. Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-3372 Open daily 11-4:30 Quivira Vineyards – 4900 W. Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 431-8333 Open daily 11-5 RH – Poured at Locals: Geyserville Ave & Hwy 128, Geyserville; 707 857-4900 Open daily 11-6 Ramazzotti Wines – Poured at Locals: Geyserville Ave & Hwy 128, Geyserville; 707 857-4900 Open daily 11-6 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 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 Vnyds/Lytton Springs – 650 Lytton Springs Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-7721 Open daily 11-4 Sum; Fri-Sun till 5 River Road Vnyds – 5220 Ross Rd, Sebastopol; 707 887-8130 Open by appointment only Roadhouse Winery – 107B W. North Street, Healdsburg; 707 922-6362 Open daily 12-6 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 Thu-Mon 10-4 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 Open daily 11-5 RODNEY STRONG VINEYARDS – 11455 Old Redwood Hwy, Healdsburg; 707 431-1533 Gift items, Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK Open daily 10-5 ROESSLER – 380 First St W, Sonoma; 707 933-4440 Open daily 11-6 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 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 daily 10-4 Russian River Vineyards – 5700 Gravenstein Hwy N, Forestville; 707 887-3344 Open daily 11-5 Sable Ridge Winery – 6320 Jamison Rd; Santa Rosa; 707 542-3138 Open by appointment only Saini Vineyards – 918 Ridge View Dr; Healdsburg; 707 799-0272 Open by appointment only Sapphire Hill – 55 Front Street, Healdsburg; 707 431-1888 Thurs-Mon 11-4:30 Saracina/Atrea – Poured at Locals: Geyserville Ave & Hwy 128, Geyserville; 707 857-4900 Open daily 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 daily 11-5 SCHUG CARNEROS ESTATE – 602 Bonneau Road, Sonoma; 800-966-9365 Open daily 10-5 Gift Items, Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children Welcomed, Picnic Area 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 – 8757 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 Sheldon – 1301 Cleveland Ave, Santa Rosa; 707 865-6755 Sat-Sun 2-7 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 – Windsor, 707 528-1181 By appointment only, Thu-Mon 11-4 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 – At historic Asti, 26150 Asti Post Office Rd, Cloverdale; 707-433-2822 Daily 10-5 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 Open by appointment only Tara Bella – 3701 Viking Rd, Santa Rosa; 707 544-9049 Open by appointment only Teira Wines – Poured at Hudson Street Wineries, 428 Hudson Street, Healdsburg; 707 433-2364 Open daily 11-5 Terroirs Artisan Wines: Damskey & Co. – 21001 Geyserville Ave, Ste 101, Geyserville; 707 857-4101 Thu-Mon 11:30-6:30 Thomas George Estates – 8075 Westside Road, Healdsburg; 707 431-8031 Open daily 11-5 Three Alarm – Poured at Vine Tastings: 9058 Windsor Rd, Windsor; 707 620-0833 Mon-Fri 12-8, later on weekends Thumbprint Cellars –102 Matheson, Healdsburg; 707 433-2393 Open daily 11-4 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 10-5 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 Vérité – 4611 Thomas Rd, Healdsburg; 800 273-0177 Open by appointment only 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

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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 Windsor Oaks Vineyards – 10810 Hillview Rd, Windsor; 707 433-4050 Open by appointment only Wine Tree Farm – Poured at Family Wineries – Kenwood: 9380 Sonoma Hwy 12; 888-433-6555 Open daily 10:30-5 Woodenhead – 5700 River Rd, Santa Rosa; 707 887-2703 Open Thu-Mon 10:30-4:30 Yoakim Bridge – 7209 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-8511 Fri-Sun 11-4 or by appointment 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 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 – 414 Avalon St, Santa Cruz; 831 471-2705 Open by appointment only Vinocruz – Abbott Square on Cooper Street, Santa Cruz; 831 427-0436 Mon-Thu 11-7, Fri-Sat 11-8, Sun 12-6

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Ahlgren Vineyard – 20320 Hwy 9, Boulder Creek; 800 338-6071 Sat 12-4 or by appointment Alfaro Family Vnyd & Winery – 420 Hames Road, Corralitos; 831 728-5172 Sat 12-5 or by appointment Aptos Creek – 520 Nisene Meadws Ct, Aptos; 831 684-1680 Open by appointment only Armida Winery – 103 Stockton Avenue, Capitola; 831 462-1065 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

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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 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 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 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

LAKE/MENDOCINO COUNTIES
Barra of Mendocino – 7051 N. State Street, Redwood Valley; 707 485-0322 Beaver Creek Vnyds – 22000 Hwy 29, Middletown; 707 987-1069 Bell Hill Vineyards– 6725 Jacobsen, Kelseyville; 707 490-4400 Brassfield Estate– 10915 High Valley Rd, Clearlake Oaks; 707 998-1895 Breggo Cellars – 11001 Highway 128, Boonville; 707 895-9589 Brutocao Cellars – 7000 Hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-2152 Open daily 10-5 Open daily11-8 Thurs-Sun, Winter 12-6, Summer 1-7 Daily 10-5, Weekends by appt. in Winter Open daily 11-5 Summer 10-6, Winter 10-5

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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 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 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

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

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 Rominger West – 4602 Second Street, Davis; 530 747-2044 Mon-Sat 10-5t 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

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

BAY AREA/LIVERMORE
Bent Creek Winery – 5455 Greenville Rd, Livermore; 925 455-6320 Big White House – 6800 Greenville Rd, Livermore; 925 449-1976 Bodegas Aguirre – 8580 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 606-0554 Cedar Mountain – 7000 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 373-6636 Charles R Vnyds – 8195 Crane Ridge Rd, Livermore; 925 454-3040 Chouinard Vnyds – 33853 Palomares Rd, Castro Vly; 510 582-9900 Concannon – 4590 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 456-2505 Crooked Vine – 4948 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 371-8156 Cuda Ridge Wines – 5385 East Ave, Livermore; 510 304-0914 Dashe Cellars – 55 4th St, Oakland; 510 452-1800 Deer Ridge Vineyards – 1828 Wetmore Rd, Livermore; 866 561-0838 Fri-Sun 12-4:30 Sat-Sun 12-4:30 Sat-Sun 12-4 Sat-Sun 12-4 Fri-Sun 12-4:30 Sat-Sun 12-5 (and most holidays) Open daily 11-4:30 Mon-Sat 11:30-4:30, Sun 11-4:30 Fri-Sun 12-4:30 & by appointment Thu-Sun 12-6, Mon by appt Fri-Sun 11-5

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Viano Vineyards – 150 Morello Avenue, Martinez; 925 228-6465 Wed-Mon 9-5pm 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

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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 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 Daily 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

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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

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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 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

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