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TABLE OF CONTENTS | WINE COUNTRY THIS WEEK
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SEPTEMBER 17, 2010 – ISSUE 38 – VOLUME 29

Long Meadow Ranch

ON THE COVER Long Meadow Ranch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 WINE COUNTRY NEWS Wineology by Len Napolitano . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Wine Country Calendar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-18 SPECIAL COUPONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 WINE COUNTRY GETAWAYS Overnight Accommodations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26

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Sequoia Grove 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

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Teriyaki Pepper Steak with Corley Family 2006 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon

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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 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58-59 Lake & Mendocino Counties Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 LIVERMORE VALLEY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Livermore Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 LODI/WOODBRIDGE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Lodi/Woodbridge Area Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 NORTHERN CENTRAL COAST . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62-64 Monterey Bay/Santa Cruz Mountains Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Salinas Valley Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64

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Wine Country Film Festival at Deerfield Ranch Winery

SIERRAS/FOOTHILLS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 Sierra Foothills Wineries Maps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 WINERY LISTINGS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .66-78

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INTELLIGENCE FOR THE WINE CONSUMER by Len Napolitano

What can be learned from observing a wine’s color and clarity?
I recently opened a bottle of red wine, vintage 1985. It poured out of the bottle with the color of an old brown-brick building, and my immediate comment was “Perfect!” You can’t always judge a wine by its color, but often a visual inspection provides clues to its age and sometimes quality. Young red wines show a deep purple more than red. After aging a few years, the color becomes more ruby-like. With an age of 10 to 20 years, or more, the color is lighter and takes on a tinge of brown at least around its edge, if not throughout. As red wines turn a little lighter with age, white wines take the opposite path. Young white wines start very pale, maybe even with a greenish hue. As the wine matures, the color of straw yellow is normal. As white wines age to near 10 years and older, the color deepens to an attractive golden yellow. Exceptions apply to sweet white wines like Sauternes, which are almost never pale and will become deep amber-yellow with age, and also with light red wines like Beaujolais, which rarely become deep in color, at any age. Wines made from different grape varietals posses different shades. For example, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio and Riesling are paler than Chardonnay, which tends to be more yellow-gold. For reds, Pinot Noir, Sangiovese and Beaujolais are more translucent than Cabernet, Merlot or Syrah. Judging a wine’s clarity involves holding the glass up against a white background. A white wine should be clear and bright while a red wine will be densely pigmented with color, depending on the grape variety. It may even have a little sediment, depending on its age, and still be pleasing and safe to drink. The key is to look out for cloudiness in the wine. A bottle of very old red wine, say, more than 20 years old, may become a little cloudy when moved because the sediment is agitated. This is normal. My 1985 bottle was decanted to separate the wine from its sediment. But a permanent, dull, cloudiness in wine is a bad sign. Fortunately, the quality of wine these days is so good that this is highly unlikely.
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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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 Rombauer Vineyards St. Helena, 707 963-5170, www.rombauer.com • Friday-Sunday: Open by previous appointment only • Monday-Thursday 10am-5pm • Tasting $10 • Wine & Cheese Pairing daily by appointment only, 11am, 1-3pm, $25 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 Tours and Tastings at William Hill Estate Winery Napa, 10am-5pm, by appt. 707-265-3024, www.williamhillestate.com • Taste the Napa Valley, $12 • Chardonnay Experience/with food pairing, $16/$20 • Exploring Cabernets, $20 • Estate Exclusives, $25 • Intro to William Hill Estate Tour and Tasting, $25 • The William Hill Estate Experience Tour and Tasting, $40 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 OCTOBER 25 Fall Art Show Peju Winery, Rutherford, 10am-6pm, www.peju.com, 707-302-1162 SEPTEMBER 10-12 Wine Country Ukulele Festival Beringer Vineyards, St. Helena, various events & times www.winecountryukefest.com, 707-226-7372 SEPTEMBER 10-12 Tomatoville Bardessono Hotel, Yountville, various events & times www.bardessono.com, 707-204-6030 SEPTEMBER 11 Seasonal Barrel Tasting at Merryvale Vineyards St. Helena, 707-963-2225, www.merryvale.com SEPTEMBER 11 Music Festival for Mental Health with Dwight Yoakam Staglin Family Vineyard, Rutherford, 11:45am, $750 www.staglinfamily.com, 707-944-0477 SEPTEMBER 11 Napa River Wine, Crafts & Jazz Festival Main St & Veteran’s Park, Napa, 10am-6pm www.napawineandcraftsfair.com, 707-257-0322 SEPTEMBER 11 Cowboys for Kids A Benefit to Support Local Foster Children, Community Center Gym American Canyon, 6-10pm, $20, Live music & Dancing! www.amcanlive.com, 707-980-6505 SEPTEMBER 11 Tasting on the Lawn at Charles Krug Winery St. Helena, 2-5pm, $30/adv, $35, www.charleskrug.com, 888-747-5784

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SEPTEMBER 12 Louis M. Martini Annual Cellar Sale St. Helena, 12-4pm, 866-549-2582, www.louismartini.com SEPTEMBER 12, 19, 26 ZD Wines Cooking Series Napa, Enjoy seasonal wine paired dishes!, 9:30-11am, $60 www.zdwines.com, 800-487-7757 SEPTEMBER 12 Plate by Plate An event for hope & possibility for Haiti. Tres Sabores Winery, St. Helena 5:30-7:30pm, $50, 707-963-8060, whatif94574@gmail.com SEPTEMBER 15 Viva Mexico Pioneer Park, Calistoga, 5-9:30pm, 707-942-6333 SEPTEMBER 17 Dinner with Violet Grgich of Grgich Hills Estate Bank, Napa, 707-257-5151, www.grgich.com SEPTEMBER 18 Long Meadow Ranch Corral Club Harvest Party Whole hog roast, discussion and book signing with Good Meat author Deborah Krasner, live music, horseshoe tournament, garden tours and more. $35, $25/members, 415-394-6500, www.LongMeadowRanch.com/tickets SEPTEMBER 18 Annual Harvest Dinner in the Cask Room Merryvale Vineyards, St. Helena, www.merryvale.com, 707-963-2225 SEPTEMBER 18 Clos Du Val Grape Stomp Napa, 707-261-5200, www.closduval.com SEPTEMBER 18 Summers Harvest Experience Summers Estate Wines, Calistoga, A full day planned from grape stomping to wine blending & then lunch with owners & winemaker, 11am-3pm, $50 www.summerswinery.com, 707-942-5508, RSVP SEPTEMBER 18 Hoedown Showdown Chili Cookoff & Auction Connolly Ranch, Napa, 2-8pm, 707-226-1866 SEPTEMBER 18 3rd Annual Napa Valley Aloha Festival Napa Valley Expo, Napa, 10am-6pm, free www.manaleohcf.org/alohafestival.htm, 707-996-4017 SEPTEMBER 18-19, 25-26 23rd Annual Napa Valley Open Studios Tour Visit studios throughout Napa Valley www.napavalleyopenstudios.org, 707-257-0900 SEPTEMBER 18 Cooking Class: Trip to Oxbow with Chef Mike C Cedar Gables Inn, Napa, $125, RSVP, 707-224-7969, www.cedargablesinn.com SEPTEMBER 19 Napa Valley Opera House Gala at Charles Krug Winery St.Helena,All Jazzed Up, A Swinging Gala with the Ramsey Lewis Trio, 4pm 707-226-7372, www.nvoh.org SEPTEMBER 23 Fish Fry at Farmstead Restaurant St. Helena – at the community table – a friendly, casual evening. $35 (food only), call 707-963-9181 for reservations. SEPTEMBER 24 Sunsets on the Silverado Bench at William Hill Winery Napa, 5:30pm-dusk, complimentary, RSVP www.williamhillestate.com, 707-265-3024 SEPTEMBER 24-27 Wine Country Film Festival Various locations in downtown Napa, www.wcff.us, 707-935-FILM SEPTEMBER 25 Harvest Stomp & Pick-up Party at Raymond Vineyards St. Helena, $10, free/members, RSVP www.raymondvineyards.com, 800-525-2659 SEPTEMBER 25 Tapenade Tasting Goosecross Cellars, Yountville, 10am-4pm, $10, 707-944-1986

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SEPTEMBER 25 Chiarello Harvest Release Chiarello Vineyards, St. Helena, 1pm www.chiarellovineyards.com, 707-256-0750 SEPTEMBER 25 10th Annual Cruisin’ Calistoga Beer & Wine Festival Napa County Fairgrounds, Calistoga, 9am-5pm www.win-rods.com, 707-942-1473 SEPTEMBER 25 Just Imagine Auction Hourglass Estate, St. Helena, 5pm-midnight www.justimagineauction.com, 707-967-2717 SEPTEMBER 25 First Annual Vineyard Tour & Luncheon at St. Clement Napa, 10am-2pm, $65, RSVP, www.stclement.com, 707-265-5016 SEPTEMBER 25 2007 Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon Release Celebration Hudson House, Beringer Vineyards, St. Helena, 4:30-9pm, $195 RSVP, www.beringer.com, 866-708-9463 SEPTEMBER 25 11th Annual Mount Veeder Appellation Wine Tasting Chef selected food pairings, live music & wine glass! The Hess Collection Winery, Napa, 1-4pm, www.mtveederwines.com, 707-255-1144 SEPTEMBER 25 2007 Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon Release Celebration Beringer Vineyards, St. Helena, 4:30-9pm, $195, RSVP www.beringer.com, 707-963-8989x2017 SEPTEMBER 25 125th Anniversary Celebration Harvest Ball at V. Sattui Winery St. Helena, Italian cuisine, V. Sattui wines & dancing to Pride & Joy! 6pm reception, Evening attire/Black tie, $200/members, $225 www.vsattui.com, 800-799-2337 ONGOING Live Shows at Hopmonk Tavern Sebastopol, 707-829-7300, www.hopmonk.com • Sept 10: Truth & Salvage Co. • Sept 11: Frobeck • Sept 16: Vagabound Opera • Sept 23: Luminaries • Sept 30: Diego’s Umbrella ONGOING Friday Night Music at Michel-Schlumberger Healdsburg, 5-8pm, $5, 707-433-7427 • Sept 10: Andrea Claburn Jazz • Sept 17: JMN7 • Sept 24: Steve Pile & Jali Bakary ONGOING Free Concerts at C. Donatiello Winery Healdsburg, 3-7pm, www.cdonatiello.com, 707-431-4442 • Sept 12: Troubaduo • Sept 19: Brian Bergeron • Sept 26: Lelia Broussard & Chris Pierce ONGOING THROUGH SEPTEMBER 18 Summer Complimentary Concert Series Landmark Vineyards, Kenwood, 1-4pm www.landmarkwine.com, 707-833-0226 • Sept 11: Mark MacDonald, blues • Sept 18: Randy Vincent, jazz/blues ONGOING Gourmet au Bay Winemaker Series Bodega Bay, Tasting & conversation with the winemakers! 3-5pm 707-875-9875, www.gourmetaubay.com • Sept 18: Bric Cellars • Oct 16: Longboard Vineyards ONGOING Music in the Garden Quarryhill Botanical Garden, Glen Ellen, 6-7:30pm www.quarryhillbg.org, 707-996-3166 • Sept 18: Phat Barbees 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 Program 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 ONGOING TUESDAYS Tuesdays in the Plaza Concerts & Farmers’ Market Healdsburg Plaza, Healdsburg, Market: 4-6:30pm 707-431-1956, www.healdsburgfarmersmarket.org 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 SEPTEMBER 26 Red Sonoma Sonoma County Museum, Santa Rosa www.sonomacountymuseum.org, 707-579-1500 ONGOING THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30 Paintings by Carole Watanabe Michel-Schlumberger Wine Estate, Healdsburg www.carolewatanabe.com, 707-433-7427 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 THROUGH NOVEMBER 7 Visions of Paradise Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, Sonoma, 11am-5pm www.svma.org, 707-939-7862 ONGOING SUNDAYS THROUGH DECEMBER 19 Farmers’ Market in Old Downtown Windsor www.windsorfarmersmarket.com, 707-838-1320, 10am-1pm • Sept 12: Tomato & Pepper Festival • Sept 26: Weekend Along Farm Trails ONGOING Carneros Bistro & Wine Bar Introduces Thematic Wine Program Honoring great local winemakers. Plus, each Thursday, 6:30-8pm celebrity winetenders. The Lodge at Sonoma, RSVP, www.thelodgeatsonoma.com, 707-931-2042 • September - Heirloom Tomato Month, Winery of the Month Schug Estate Winery, Heirloom tomato themed flights • October - Little Italy Month, Winery of the Month - Sebastiani Winery Featuring wines & flights comprising Californian versions of Italian varietals SEPTEMBER 9, 16, 23, 30 Harvest Luncheon Michel-Schlumberger, Healdsburg, 11am-2pm, $65, 707-433-7427 SEPTEMBER 9-10 2nd Annual Black Cat Cabaret Cirque acrobats, aerialists, dancers & musicians. Field of Dreams, Sonoma, 8pm www.petslifeline.org, 707-996-4577x110 SEPTEMBER 10 23rd Annual Winemaker Dinner Series featuring Russian Hill Estate Bay View Restaurant, Inn at the Tides, Bodega Bay, 7pm, $89 www.InnattheTides.com, 800-541-7788

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ONGOING SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS Wine & Food Sampling at Hop Kiln Russian River Valley, Visit the historic tasting room to enjoy delicious wine & sample over 80 food items in their gourmet marketplace, 10am-5pm 707-433-6491, www.hopkilnwinery.com ONGOING Vineyard Walk & Photography Workshop at B.R. Cohn Winery Glen Ellen, 10am-1pm, $45, $35/members 707-931-7924x123, www.brcohn.com ONGOING Exclusive Wine & Cheese Tasting at B.R. Cohn Winery Glen Ellen, 11am & 3pm, $25, $20/members 707-931-7924x123, www.brcohn.com ONGOING Friday Night Music at Sebastiani Winery Sonoma, 6:30-9:30pm, 800-888-5532x3230, www.sebastiani.com • Sept 10: Mary Jenson • Sept 17: Michael Bryan • Sept 24: The Hellhounds • Oct 1: Cynthia Carr & the Cartunes ONGOING Taste & Twirl at Jacuzzi Family Vineyard Dance class & wine tasting!, Sonoma, 3-5pm, $20, $35/couple www.jacuzziwines.com, 707-931-7575 • Sept 26: All Styles ONGOING Wells Fargo Center for the Arts Santa Rosa, 707-546-3600, wellsfargocenterarts.org • Sept 15: Creedence Clearwater Revisited • Sept 16: Englebert Humperdinck • Sept 19: Garrison Keillor • Sept 21: Tony Bennett • Sept 23: Heart • Sept 25: Mercyme • Sept 29: Bayanihan Philippine Dance

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SEPTEMBER 10-12 Harvest Wine Country Weekend Grape Picking Adventure Ferrari-Carano Winery, Healdsburg, www.fcwinery.com, 707-433-6700 SEPTEMBER 10, 17, 24 Sunset Wine & Cheese Eco-River Cruise Petaluma, 5:30pm, $50, www.friendsofthepetalumariver.org, 707-763-7756 SEPTEMBER 11 Food & Wine Pairing at Roots in Sonoma CornerStone, Sonoma, Seatings 11am, 1pm. $10, RSVP www.rootsinsonoma.com, 707-934-4090 SEPTEMBER 11 14th Annual Kendall-Jackson Heirloom Tomato Festival Kendall-Jackson Wine Center, Fulton, 11am-4pm, 866-287-9818, www.kj.com SEPTEMBER 11 Wilson Winery Wine Club Harvest Party Healdsburg, 800-433-4602, www.wilsonwinery.com SEPTEMBER 11 Paella in the Patio at Fritz Winery Cloverdale, 4-8pm, $50, free/members, www.fritzwinery.com, 707-894-3389 SEPTEMBER 11 Fresh Cheesemaking Class with Sheana Davis The Epicurean Connection, Sonoma, 1-2:30pm, $45 www.epicureanconnection.com, 707-935-7960, RSVP SEPTEMBER 11 London Film Screening Jack London State Park, Glen Ellen, www.jacklondon50th.com, 707-938-4827 SEPTEMBER 11 Beer in the Plaza Plaza, Healdsburg, 3-7pm, $20, www.sihealdsburg.org, 707-433-8093 SEPTEMBER 11 Shake Your Bundschu Dance Party Gundlach Bundschu Winery, Sonoma, 8:30-10:30pm, $15/adv, $20/door www.gunbun.com, 707-939-3019 SEPTEMBER 11-12 Petaluma Art in the Park Walnut Park, Petaluma, 707-793-1113, www.petalumaarts.org SEPTEMBER 11-12 6th Annual Katmandu Fall Festival Depot Park, Sonoma, 11am-5pm, $10/suggested donation www.KatmanduFallFestival.org, 707-938-1807 SEPTEMBER 11-12 Russian River Jazz & Blues Festival Johnson’s Beach & Resort, Guerneville www.russianriverfestivals.com, 707-869-1595 SEPTEMBER 11 – OCTOBER 17 Artistry in Wood: 22nd Annual Exhibition Sonoma County Museum, Santa Rosa, Tues-Sun, 11am-5pm www.sonomacountymuseum.org, 707-579-1500 SEPTEMBER 12 A Spicy Summer at Hop Kiln Winery Healdsburg, 11am-3pm, 707-433-6491, www.hopkilnwinery.com SEPTEMBER 11-12 Topel Tasting Room Second Anniversary Live music, hourly drawings & delicious food! Healdsburg, 1-5pm 707-433-4116, www.topelwines.com SEPTEMBER 12 Centennial Celebration & Instant Wine Cellar Healdsburg Museum, Healdsburg, 2-6pm, 707-431-3325 SEPTEMBER 15-19 2010 Sonoma Valley Crush Heart of Sonoma Valley Association Experience harvest in Sonoma Valley hands-on! Visit participating wineries for various events. www.heartofsonomavalley.com. 866-794-9463 SEPTEMBER 16 Hands-on Grilling with Chef John Ash Vintners Inn Events Center, Santa Rosa, 707-566-2611 www.vintnersinn.com/cookingclassash.html SEPTEMBER 16 Harvest Winemaker Dinner at the Castle Ledson Winery, Kenwood, 6-10pm, $100, RSVP www.ledsonwinery.com, 707-537-3863

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SEPTEMBER 16 Yappy Hour Mutt Lynch Winery, Healdsburg, www.muttlynchwinery.com, 707-942-6180 SEPTEMBER 17 Wine Tasting FUNdamentals at Gloria Ferrer Sonoma, 10:30am-12pm, $25, RSVP, www.gloriaferrer.com, 707-933-1939 SEPTEMBER 17-18 Pinks All Out Infineon Raceway, Sonoma, 800-870-RACE, www.infineonraceway.com SEPTEMBER 17-20 Wine Country Film Festival Deerfield Ranch Winery, Kenwood & Sonoma Cinemas, Sonoma www.wcff.us, 707-935-FILM SEPTEMBER 18 2nd Annual Zintopia Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley, Lake Sonoma Warm Springs Recreation Area Dry Creek Valley, 12-3pm, $65www.wdcv.com, 707-433-3031 SEPTEMBER 18 New Release Party at Mazzocco Winery Enjoy BBQ paired with new releases! Healdsburg, 11am-4pm, complementary www.mazzocco.com, 800-501-8466 SEPTEMBER 18 Pinot Passion Pinot, food pairings & live music! Benziger Family Winery, Glen Ellen 11am-4pm, www.benziger.com, 707-935-4046 SEPTEMBER 18 September Wine Release Party Seghesio Family Vineyards, Healdsburg, www.seghesio.com, 707-433-7764 SEPTEMBER 18 Fashion in the Vineyards Benefits Boys & Girls Club of Sonoma, Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa, Sonoma $150, www.bgcsonoma.org, 707-938-8544x106 SEPTEMBER 18 Mexican Independence Day Robledo Family Winery, Sonoma, 12-3pm, $35/members, $45/general www.robledofamilywinery.com, 707-939-6903, RSVP SEPTEMBER 18 Harvest BBQ Raymond Burr Vineyards, Healdsburg, 6pm, $35/members, $45/general 707-433-8559 SEPTEMBER 18 Zinternship/Harvest Festival Stryker Sonoma, Geyserville, www.strykersonoma.com, 800-433-1944 SEPTEMBER 19 Hot Classic Car Exhibition in the Vineyard at B.R. Cohn Winery Glen Ellen, 10am-5pm, free, www.brcohn.com, 800-330-4064 SEPTEMBER 19 Paella Party at B.R. Cohn Winery Celebrate harvest with wine, food & music! Glen Ellen, 4-6pm $55/members, $75, www.brcohn.com, 707-931-7924, RSVP SEPTEMBER 19 Petaluma Poetry Walk Downtown Petaluma, 10am-7pm, 707-338-2489 SEPTEMBER 24 24th Annual Winemaker Dinner Series featuring B. R. Cohn Winery Bay View Restaurant, Inn at the Tides, Bodega Bay, 7pm, $99 www.InnattheTides.com, 800-541-7788 SEPTEMBER 24 Wilson Winery Summer Music Series: Pulsators Healdsburg, 6-8pm, 800-433-4602, www.wilsonwinery.com SEPTEMBER 24-25 Old Grove Festival Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve, Guerneville www.oldgrovefestival.org, 707-869-9177 SEPTEMBER 24-26 16th Annual Sebastopol Celtic World Music Festival Sebastopol Community Cultural Center, Sebastopol www.cumuluspresents.com/celtic, 707-823-1511 SEPTEMBER 24 – OCTOBER 17 Travels with My Aunt Cinnabar Theater, Petaluma, www.cinnabartheater.org, 707-763-8920 SEPTEMBER 25 Classic Sparkling Wine & Cheese Combinations: Luscious Locals & Spanish Delicacies at Gloria Ferrer Sonoma, 10:30am-12pm, $30, RSVP, www.gloriaferrer.com, 707-933-1939 SEPTEMBER 25 Harvest Seminar at Kendall-Jackson Wine Center Fulton, 10am-2pm, 866-287-9818, www.kj.com SEPTEMBER 25 Corvettes at The Castle at Ledson Winery Kenwood, 11am-4pm, 707-537-3810, www.ledsonwinery.com SEPTEMBER 25 4th Annual Healdsburg Arts Festival Downtown Healdsburg, 10am-5pm, www.healdsburgcenterforthearts.com SEPTEMBER 25 Pinot & Pizza Lynmar Estate, Sebastopol, www.lynmarwinery.com, 707-829-3374x102 SEPTEMBER 25 Taste of Petaluma Helen Putnam Plaza, Petaluma, 11:30am-4pm, $35/adv, $40/door www.tasteofpetaluma.org, 707-763-8920 SEPTEMBER 25 Halloween & Vine Hermann Sons Hall, Petaluma, 9am-2pm www.halloweenandvine.com, 707-637-3881 SEPTEMBER 25 Russian Riverfest Burke’s Canoes, Forestville, 4:30-7:30pm www.russianriverkeeper.org, 707-433-1958 SEPTEMBER 25 Festival on the Hill – Hill on Wheels Car Show United Church of Christ, Petaluma, 10am-2pm www.uccpetaluma.org, 707-763-2454 SEPTEMBER 25-26 113th Valley of the Moon Vintage Festival Wine tasting, grape stomp, live music, parade & more! Sonoma Plaza, Sonoma 10am-5pm, www.sonomavinfest.org, 707-996-2109 SEPTEMBER 25-26 Weekend Along Farm Trails Various locations in Sonoma County, www.farmtrails.org, 800-207-9464 SEPTEMBER 26 Porsches at The Castle at Ledson Winery Kenwood, 11am-4pm, 707-537-3810, www.ledsonwinery.com SEPTEMBER 26 The Great Handcar Regatta Historic Railroad Square, Santa Rosa, 11am-6pm, www.handcar-regatta.com SEPTEMBER 26 24th Annual Petaluma Fall Antique Fair Historic Downtown Petaluma, 707-962-9348, www.petalumadowntown.com SEPTEMBER 18 Windows to the Universe Taylor Observatory, Kelseyville, 8-11pm, $3 www.taylorobservatory.org, 707-262-4121 SEPTEMBER 18 20th Annual Fabulous Flashback Car Show School Street, Ukiah, 10am-3:30pm www.earlyironofukiah.com, 707-463-0757 SEPTEMBER 18 Harvest 101 Six Sigma Winery, Ranch & Vineyard, Lower Lake www.sixsigmaranch.com, 707-994-2086, $25 SEPTEMBER 18 September Release Food & Wine Pairing Party Tulip Hill Winery, Nice, 1-5pm, $5, www.tuliphillwinery.com, 707-274-9373 SEPTEMBER 18 11th Annual Lake County Wine Auction Ceago Vinegarden, Nice, 4pm, $125, www.winealliance.org, 866-279-WINE SEPTEMBER 24-26 31st Annual Clear Lake Splash-In Lakeport, www.clearlakesplashin.com SEPTEMBER 25 18th Annual Kelseyville Pear Festival Main Street, Kelseyville, 9-4pm, www.kelseyvillepearfestival.com SEPTEMBER 26 2nd Annual People’s Choice Wine Awards Six Sigma Ranch & Winery, Lower Lake, 1-5pm www.lakecountywineries.org, 707-274-9373x100

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SAN FRANCISCO
ONGOING Film Night in the Park www.filmnight.org, 415-272-2756, 8pm, $6, $3/kids • Sept 11: Amelie, Washington Square Park • Sept 25: The Big Lebowski, Dolores Park SEPTEMBER 14 Dr. Sue Hua Newton Spring Mountain Wine Dinner Tasting & Dinner with Dr. Sue Hua Newton, Campton Place, San Francisco, $150 415-955-5574, Richard.Dean@tajhotels.com SEPTEMBER 11 Ghiradelli Square Chocolate Festival Ghirardelli Square, San Francisco, 12-5pm, www.ghirardellisq.com, 415-775-5500 SEPTEMBER 18 A Taste of Fillmore Fillmore Street, San Francisco, 12-5pm www.SRESproductions.com, 800-310-6563 SEPTEMBER 18-19 Autumn Moon Festival Chinatown, San Francisco, 11am-6pm, www.moonfestival.org, 415-982-6306 SEPTEMBER 19 Viva Las Americas Pier 39, Beach Street & Fishermans Wharf, San Francisco www.pier39.com, 415-705-5500 SEPTEMBER 19 30th Annual Comedy Day Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, www.comedyday.com, 12-5pm SEPTEMBER 25-26 The Polk Street Polk Street, San Francisco, 10am-6pm www.SRESproductions.com, 800-310-6563

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ONGOING Skunk Train 866-457-5865, Fort Bragg, www.skunktrain.com • Sept 18: Grand Ole Time on the Train • Sept 25: Wine & Redwoods SEPTEMBER 10-11 26th Annual Winesong! A Celebration of Wine, Food, Music Art & Giving Various events & locations in Mendocino. www.winesong.org, 707-961-4909 SEPTEMBER 11 Summer Concert in the Garden Tulip Hill Winery, Nice, 4-7pm, $10, www.tuliphillwinery.com, 707-274-9373 SEPTEMBER 11 5th Annual Old Time Bluegrass Festival Anderson Marsh State Historic Park, Lower Lake www.andersonmarsh.org, 707-995-2658 SEPTEMBER 17 Summer Grillin’ Series Parducci Wine Cellars, Ukiah, 5-8pm, 707-463-5384, $30, $20/members SEPTEMBER 17-19 Mendocino County Fair & Apple Show Boonville Fairgrounds, Boonville, www.mendocountyfair.com, 707-895-3011

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SEPTEMBER 25-26 San Francisco International Dragon Boat Festival Treasure Island, San Francisco, 10am-5pm www.sfdragonboat.com, 415-262-0155 ONGOING Bankhead Theatre Livermore Valley performing Arts Center, Livermore 925-373-6800, www.livermoreperformingarts.org • Sept 10: Spencer Day • Sept 17: Montrose & Gary Hoey • Sept 17: This is Spinal Tap • Sept 18: Guitar Superstar 2010 • Sept 18: The Wall • Sept 23: Caledon • Sept 25: Deolinda SEPTEMBER 10 Nerve Racking Theatre Chouinard Vineyards, Castro Valley, 5:30pm, $20 www.chouinard.com, 510-582-9900 SEPTEMBER 17 Urban Garden Party Chouinard Vineyards, Castro Valley, $50, www.chouinard.com, 510-582-9900 SEPTEMBER 17-19 Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton www.harvestfestival.com, 415-447-3205 SEPTEMBER 18 Port Seminar & Tasting Cedar Mountain Winery, Livermore, 2pm, $15 www.cedarmountainwinery.com, 925-373-6636 SEPTEMBER 24 Mansion Winetaster Dinner Elliston Vineyards, Sunol, 6:30-9:30pm, $85 www.elliston.com, 925-862-2377 SEPTEMBER 24 La Luna at Murrieta’s Well Livermore, 6-9pm, $45/members, $55 925-456-2390, www.murrietaswell.com SEPTEMBER 25 Port & Cigars on the Deck Cedar Mountain Winery, Livermore, 7-9pm, $35 www.cedarmountainwinery.com, 925-373-6636 SEPTEMBER 25 Wine Release Party Mitchell Katz Winery, Pleasanton, 12-5pm, $20 925-931-0744, www.mitchellkatzwinery.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 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 26 Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory Outdoor Forest Theater, Carmel, 7:30pm, www.pacrep.org, 831-622-0100 ONGOING THROUGH OCTOBER 17 The Country Wife – Pacific Repertory Theatre Circle Theatre, Carmel, www.pacrep.org, 831-622-0100 ONGOING THROUGH OCTOBER 24 Land & Sea: Paintings and Photographs of Monterey & Beyond Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey, www.montereyart.org, 831-372-5477 SEPTEMBER 9, 16, 23, 30 September Swing Bargetto Winery, Soquel, 6-8pm, $15, RSVP www.bargetto.com, 831-475-2258x10 SEPTEMBER 10 Wine, Art & Music Walk Downtown Pacific Grove, free, 6-9pm, www.pacificgrove.org, 831-373-3304 SEPTEMBER 10-12 Triathlon at Pacific Grove Pacific Grove, www.tricalifornia.com, 831-373-0678 SEPTEMBER 11 Cherry’s Jubilee Cannery Row, Monterey, 5-10pm, www.canneryrow.com SEPTEMBER 11-12 Capitola Art & Wine Festival Art, wine, music & food! Capitola Village by the Sea, 10am-6pm, free www.capitolachamber.com, 831-475-6522 SEPTEMBER 11-12 PacRep’s HarvestFest Arts & Crafts Faire Custom House Plaza, Monterey, 9am-6pm, www.pacrep.org, 831-622-0700 SEPTEMBER 17-19 53rd Annual Monterey Jazz Festival Fairgrounds, Monterey, www.montereyjazzfestival.org, 925-275-9255 SEPTEMBER 18 Moonlight Dinner Train Party Roaring Camp Railroads, Felton, 6-10:30pm www.roaringcamp.com, 831-335-4484 SEPTEMBER 18-19 Annual Fall Harvest Celebration Big Basin Vineyards, Boulder Creek, www.bigbasinvineyards, 831-621-8028 SEPTEMBER 19 Hunter Hill Dinner in the Vineyard: Wild Game Soquel, $85, RSVP, 831-465-9294, www.hunterhillwines.com SEPTEMBER 21 Artist Dinner Series at Marinus Restaurant Bernardus Lodge, Carmel Valley, 6:30pm, $95 www.bernardus.com, 888-648-9463 SEPTEMBER 24 Harvest Dinner Chateau Julien, Carmel Valley, $95, $75/members, 7pm/crush, 8pm/dinner www.chateaujulien.com, 831-624-2600 SEPTEMBER 25 7th Annual Grazin’ on the Green Aptos Village Park, Aptos, 12-5pm, www.sccbg.org SEPTEMBER 25-26 Otter Days Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey, 10am-6pm www.montereybayaquarium.org, 831-648-4800 SEPTEMBER 26 Wine’d Down Sunday at Scheid Vineyards Wine Lounge Cannery Row, Monterey, 3-6pm www.scheidvineyards.com, 831-455-9990 SEPTEMBER 27 Carmel Mission Fiesta Carmel Mission, Carmel, www.carmelmission.org, 831-624-3600

MARIN COUNTY
ONGOING Film Night in the Park www.filmnight.org, 415-272-2756, 8pm, $6, $3/kids • Sept 10: Alice in Wonderland, Mill Valley • Sept 24: Wall-E, San Anselmo SEPTEMBER 25 25th Annual Sausalito Floating Homes Tour Gateway Shopping Center, Sausalito, 11am-4pm www.floatinghomes.org, 415-332-1616

SAN MATEO COUNTY
ONGOING WEEKENDS Vintner Series at the Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay, 650-712-7000, www.ritzcarlton/hmb • Sept: Jessup Cellars ONGOING Summer Concert Series at The Mountain Winery Saratoga, 408-741-2822, www.mountainwinery.com • Sept 11: The Doobie Brothers • Sept 14-15: Sheryl Crow • Sept 18: Harry Connick Jr & Orchestra • Sept 22: Willie Nelson & Family with Ryan Bingham • Sept 23: Foreigner • Sept 25: Margaret Cho SEPTEMBER 12 Pets & Pinot Wine Tasting The Mountain Winery, Saratoga, 11am-4pm 408-741-2822, www.mountainwinery.com

SANTA CLARA COUNTY
SEPTEMBER 11-12 39th Annual Mountain View Art & Wine Festival Live music, arts & crafts, food, wine & more! Castro Street, Mountain View 10am-6pm, www.miramarevents.com, 650-968-8378 SEPTEMBER 12 Harvest Party Clos LaChance, San Martin, www.clos.com, 800-487-9463 SEPTEMBER 15 Burrell School Back to School Wine Dinner California Café, Los Gatos, 408-354-8118, www.burrellschool.com SEPTEMBER 18 Sip Savor & Support Benefit for Alzheimer’s featuring the wines of Aver Family, Jazz Cellars & Poetic Cellars, 23130 Hillview Road, Los Altos, 11:30am-3pm, www.sipsavorsupport.com SEPTEMBER 18 Art & Wine Tasting Mountain Winery, Saratoga, 12-5pm, www.mountainwinery.com, 408-741-2822 SEPTEMBER 18-19 Santa Clara Art & Wine Festival Central Park, Santa Clara, 10am-5pm www.santaclaraartandwine.com, 408-615-3140 SEPTEMBER 19 Poetic Cellars Gourmet Wine Pairing Dinner Red Crane, Cupertino, 408-725-1990, www.theredcrane.com SEPTEMBER 21 Dine with the Winemaker: Thomas Fogarty Winery VIVA! Restaurant, Los Gatos, 5:30-8:30pm www.fogartywinery.com, 650-851-6777 SEPTEMBER 26 9th Annual Wine Tasting to Benefit Healthy Kids Program Featuring the wines of Burrell School, Loma Prieta & Poetic Cellars Thomas Fogarty Winery, Woodside, 1-4pm www.healthyfamilyfund.org, 408-874-1454

NORTH CENTRAL COAST
ONGOING Sunset Cultural Center-Carmel Carmel, 831-620-2048, www.sunsetcenter.com • Sept 10: Jonny Lang • Sept 24-26: Carmel Authors & Ideas Festival ONGOING Live at Golden State Theatre Monterey, 831-372-3800, www.goldenstatetheatre.com • Sept 16: Special Friends starring Phil Kaeggy ONGOING Thursday Night Music Series Bargetto Winery, Soquel, Enjoy music, food & Bargetto wine! 6-8pm 831-475-2258x11, www.bargetto.com ONGOING TUESDAYS Farmers’ Market at the Barnyard Carmel, Organic fruit, vegetables & flowers, 11am-3pm, 831-624-8886 ONGOING THIRD THURSDAYS Sweet Thursdays at Cannery Row, Monterey Family fun, music, fine dining & great discounts, 4-8pm, 831-649-6690 EVERY THIRD WEEKEND OF THE MONTH Pair Your Wine with Ice Cream at Kirigin Cellars Gilroy, Pair your complimentary wine tasting with a cool Vino de Mocca Ice Cream Sundae! And stock the cellar 30% of 6 bottle purchases & 50% off cases. www..kirigincellars.com, 408-847-8827 EVERY TUESDAY Focus on Monterey County Wines, Cepage Wine Bar Rancho Cellars, Carmel, 3-8pm, 831-625-5646, www.ranchocellars.com ONGOING TUESDAY - SATURDAY Oya Salon and Ventana Vineyards Wine and Cheese Event Monterey, 2pm on. Oya patrons can sample Ventana Vineyards award winning wines. Wines change monthly. 831-372-7415x213, Ventana, 831-656-0570

LIVERMORE
ONGOING Summer Concert Series Wente Vineyards, Livermore, www.wentevineyards.com • Sept 13: Willie Nelson • Sept 21: Harry Connick Jr.

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CENTRAL CALIFORNIA
ONGOING Sierra Railroad Oakdale, 209-848-2100, www.sierrarailroad.com • Sept 7, 14, 21, 28: Scenic Lunch • Sept 11: Sunset Dinner • Sept 12: Sunday Brunch • Sept 24: Murder Mystery Dinner • Oct 2, 23: Sunset Dinner

CALAVERAS COUNTY
ONGOING Ironstone Vineyards Concert Series Murphys, 209-728-1251, www.ironstonevineyards.com • Sept 12: Willie Nelson & Family w/LeAnn rimes • Sept 17: Sheryl Crow w/Special Guest SATURDAYS THROUGH SEPTEMBER 25 Farmers’ Market The Terrace Plaza, Valley Springs, 209-365-3158, 8:30am-1pm ONGOING FRIDAYS THROUGH OCTOBER 29 Wine, Entertainment & Movie Night Newsom Harlowe, Murphys, 5:30pm, www.nhvino.com, 209-728-9817 SEPTEMBER 11 Ebbetts Pass Scenic Byway Celebration Ebbetts Pass, 10am-5pm, Live music, food & more! www.scenic4.org, 800-225-3764 SEPTEMBER 11 Classic Car Show Feeney Park, Murphys, 209-728-9971 SEPTEMBER 16 Wild & Scenic Film Festival Chatom Vineyards, Douglas Flat www.sierrafilmfest.org.com, 209-736-6500 SEPTEMBER 18 Taste of Calaveras Dove Hill Ranch, Angels Camp, 1-5pm, $30/adv, $40 www.angelscampbusiness.com, 209-754-0127 SEPTEMBER 21 Val du Vino Winery Wine/Bike Adventure Murphys, 209-890-6244, www.GetOnYourMark.com SEPTEMBER 23 Foothill Classics Cruise Night Pizza Factory, Valley Springs, 6-9pm, 209-754-4109 SEPTEMBER 25 Concours d’Elegance Ironstone Vineyards, Murphys, 10am-4pm www.ironstonevineyards.com, 209-728-1251 SEPTEMBER 25 Harvest Dinner Chatom Vineyards, Douglas Flat www.chatomvineyards.com, 209-736-6500 SEPTEMBER 25-26 5th Annual Artists Studio Tour Calaveras County Arts Council, 209-754-1774

SEPTEMBER 18-19 Nevada County Italian Festival Nevada County Fairgrounds, Grass Valley www.nevadacountyitalianfestival.com SEPTEMBER 23-26 Draft Horse Classic & Harvest Fair Nevada County Fairgrounds, Grass Valley www.nevadacountyfair.com, 530-273-6217 SEPTEMBER 25 Taste of the Gold Country Nevada County Fairgrounds, Grass Valley www.downtowngrassvalley.com, 1-4pm SEPTEMBER 26 Chili Cookoff Downtown Rough & Ready, 530-272-4320, 9am-3pm www.roughandreadychamber.com

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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 • Sept 10: Jonny Mojo & Friends • Sept 17: Sum Shadow • Sept 24: Tessa Evans & Sol Mosaic SEPTEMBER 10 Live Music: The California Malibu’s David Girard Vineyards, 6:30-9:30pm www.davidgirardvineyards.com, 530-295-1833 SEPTEMBER 11-12 Lunasa Harvest Festival Fitzpatrick Winery, Fair Play, www.fitzpatrickwinery.com, 800-245-9166 SEPTEMBER 18 Harvest 101: Fun Wine Class with Rick Kushman Lava Cap Winery, Placerville, 1-2:30pm, $5 www.lavacap.com, 530-621-0175 SEPTEMBER 18 Sunsets at Lava Cap Winery Music & wine tasting, Placerville, complimentary www.lavacap.com, 530-621-0175 SEPTEMBER 18 4th Annual Cobra Release Party Perry Creek Winery, Fair Play, 12-5pm, $10, $5/members www.perrycreek.com, 530-620-5175, RSVP SEPTEMBER 25-26 & OCTOBER 2-3 Oktoberfest Lunch Fitzpatrick Winery, Fair Play, 12-4:30pm www.fitzpatrickwinery.com, 800-245-9166 SEPTEMBER 25 Verical Opus One & Grand Reserve Salon Tasting Winery by the Creek, Fair Play, $75, RSVP www.winerybythecreek.com, 530-620-2402 SEPTEMBER 26 22nd Annual Antique Street Faire Historic Downtown Placerville, 8am-3pm www.placervilledowntown.com, 530-672-3436 OCTOBER 2 Live Music: Funkengruven David Girard Vineyards, Placerville, 6:45pm, $20/members, $30 530-295-1833, www.davidgirardvineyards.com

SACRAMENTO VALLEY
ONGOING Sacramento River Train 800-866-1690, www.sacramentorivertrain.com • Sept 11, 18, 25: Great Train Robbery • Sept 18: Murder Mystery Dinner • Sept 19: Sunday Brunch • Sept 21: Scenic Lunch • Oct 2, 9, 16, 23, 30: Great Train Robbery ONGOING Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts U.C. Davis, 866-754-ARTS, www.mondaviarts.org • Sept 29: Madeline Albright • Sept 30: San Francisco Symphony SEPTEMBER 24 A Taste of Sacramento Sacramento Convention Center, Sacramento www.MyEasterSeals.org, 916-808-5181 SUISUN VALLEY SEPTEMBER 17 Rockin Blues Charity Concert Solano County Coats for Kids, Wooden Valley Winery, Suisun Valley, 6-10pm $25/adv, $30/door, www.woodenvalley.com, 707-322-0943 SEPTEMBER 25 Oktoberfest Historic Downtown Vacaville, 707-451-2100 SEPTEMBER 19 Jazz & Blues Concert at Mankas Gardens Vezer Family Vineyards, Suisun Valley, Featuring Ray Obiedo www.vezerfamilyvineyard.com, 707-344-0334

NEVADA COUNTY
ONGOING SEPTEMBER 25 Friday Night Movies in the Vineyard Montoliva Vineyard, Chicago Park, 6:30-10pm www.montoliva.com, 530-346-6577, • Sept 10: Hard Day’s Night • Sept 25: Rocky Horror Picture Show (Sat Night) SEPTEMBER 10-12 Lake Tahoe Autumn Food & Wine Festival 25th Annual Celebration The Village at Northstar, Truckee, www.northstarattahoe.com SEPTEMBER 11 The Art of the Landscape Lucchesi Vineyards, Grass Valley, 10am-3pm www.lucchesivineyards.com, 530-265-6817, $85 SEPTEMBER 11-12 Cruisin’ the Pines Car Show Nevada County Fairgrounds, Grass Valley www.roaminangels.com, 866-432-8449 SEPTEMBER 11-12 44th Nevada City Constitution Day Parade & Celebration Downtown Nevada City www.downtownnevadacity.com

LODI/WOODBRIDGE
ONG0ING Hutchins Street Square 209-333-6782, www.hutchinsstreetsquare.com • Sept 11: Cecilio and Kapono • Oct 23: First Annual Masters Winemakers Dinner SEPTEMBER 16-19 Lodi Grape Festival & Harvest Fair Lodi Grape Festival Grounds, Lodi, www.grapefestival.com, 209-367-2771 SEPTEMBER 25 BBQ, Bocce & You II at Woodbridge Winery Acampo, 11am-3pm, 209-365-8139, www.robertmondavi.com SEPTEMBER 25 1st Annual Taste of Lodi Wine Camp Become a vintner for a day! Lodi, 8am-9pm, $450 www.TasteOfLodi.com, 800-798-1810 SEPTEMBER 26 Taste of Lodi Wine & Roses Restaurant, Lodi, 1-5pm, $40/adv, $50/door, $25/designated drivers, www.TasteOfLodi.com, 800-798-1810

AMADOR COUNTY
SEPTEMBER 18 Tasting with the Winemaker Varietal Identity of Wines: Barbera, Zinfandel, Petite Sirah, Syrah C.G. Di Arie Vineyard, Plymouth, 12-4pm 209-245-4700, www.cgdiarie.com OCTOBER 2-3 Big Crush Harvest Festival Amador Vintners’ Association, 10am-4pm Visit 34 member wineries in the heart of the harvest season! www.amadorwine.com, 209-245-6992

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SEQUOIA GROVE WINERY
Popular Place to Sample Legendary Wines
by Charles Neave
There are the majestic Sequoias of course, one of the last remaining groves of Redwoods in the Napa Valley, and right behind them is the beautiful new tasting room that opened not too long ago. Combining the charm of the admittedly rustic and much-loved original tasting room (a 150-year-old barn) with newer sensibilities, more comfort and great style, it remains a popular place to sample the legendary wines of Sequoia Grove Winery. “Our tasting room is the perfect showcase for the wines we produce,” said winery president and Director of Winemaking Michael Trujillo, who started at Sequoia Grove in 1982, after moving to the Napa Valley from his native Colorado. “You get to sample the wines where they are made, and if you have questions there is always someone around with the answer. Plus it’s a whole lot of fun, and it’s as educational as you would like it to be.” As to the wines he creates, he says, “I look to create wines with varietal expression, structure and balance. For me vineyard fermentation process is carried out in stainless steel, oak, or a combination of both – and on cooperage, barrel ageing is tailored to the wine, so it might be in both small and large barrels. Some American oak is used, as with the Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. The rest of the time it is in traditional French oak. All of the wines are then aged in the bottle for a minimum of 12 months before they are released. The Estate Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon bottlings, which have their own dedicated following and are the most coveted wines, are kept “on oak” the longest. Today the winery produces four different Cabernet Sauvignons, a Chardonnay using grapes from Napa’s cooler Carneros District, an inky red Stagecoach Syrah, the Rollicking Rosé with aromas of strawberry and orange blossoms, and a crisp Sauvignon Blanc. To try them, make plans to visit this “wine country casual” tasting room. Staffed by a knowledgeable and helpful crew, it means they can talk about local restaurants, shops and galleries, as well as other wineries, with the same assurance they have when explaining winemaking, barrel aging and

balance is first, which means vineyard location makes a huge impact: the soil types, the physical location of the plantings and the climate. Balance includes everything from the roots of the vines to the canopy to the fruit itself.” Depending on the varietal – whether the

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fermentation techniques as you sip your way through the tasting roster of new wines and old favorites. While you’re there, ask about their partnership with the Sequoia Parks Foundation that is working to ensure the future of the giant sequoias. In addition to an initial donation of $7,500, Sequoia Grove Winery donates a percentage of sales through the “Try a Bottle, Save a Tree” wine promotion at the 17 Firebirds Wood Fired Grill restaurants nationwide and through other initiatives supporting preservation. So now you can drink terrific wine while helping to maintain a little corner of the planet. Something to think about when you taste Sequoia Grove’s best while you sit in the garden or wander about the grounds. The Sequoia Grove Winery tasting room is open every day from 10:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. It is located at 8338 St. Helena Highway (Highway 29) between Oakville and Rutherford. For directions or for more information, including details on tours and the food and wine pairings offered, look them up at www.sequoiagrove.com or call 1-800-851-7841 or (707) 9442945.

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Perfect Pairs

BY MILLIE HOWIE

TERIYAKI GLAZED PEPPER STEAKS
• Teriyaki sauce • 2 cloves garlic, pressed • 2 teaspoons minced onion • 3/4 to 1 teaspoon fresh cracked black pepper • 4 boneless tender beef steaks (ribeye or top loin) about 3/4 inch thick Combine teriyaki sauce, garlic, onion powder and pepper. Marinate steaks at least one-half hour. Grill the steaks 4 to 5 inches from hot coals; brush with teriyaki sauce occasionally. Cook about 10 minutes (for medium-rare), or to desired doneness. Servings: 4

Teriyaki Pepper Steak with 2006 Corley Family Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
Before you give that trusty grill its final scrub and store it away for its winter rest Chris Corley, winemaker at Monticello Vineyards, has an excellent suggestion for winding down the outdoor dining season in a delicious way – raising a glass of 2006 Corley Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon in one hand while sinking the fork held in your other hand into a succulent steak that has spent an hour or so in a Teriyaki Marinade before resting on a sizzling grill. About ten minutes on the grill, Chris says, will give the diners the perfect medium-rare finish desired.. “This Cabernet is a blend of fruit from our three Napa Valley Vineyards,” says Chris, “each of which adds its own characteristics to the blend. The finished wine pleases the nose with rich aromas of chocolate, coffee, caramel and toasty vanillin oak. The flavors follow through on the palate with firm and chewy tannins in its youth, but with a great aging potential. To get the most enjoyment in sipping and savoring this wine,” he advises, “it should be decanted for an hour or so before it is served.” “As perfectly matched as the Teriyaki Steak and the Cabernet are,” says Chris, “we frequently add a side of Wild Mushrooms tossed quickly with a garlic clove and a sprinkling of cracked black pepper.” This trio is pretty much a summer-only treat since Chris is only able to make a few hundred cases each year. For example, the 2006 vintage only yielded 336 cases but it is such an elegant wine, it is well worth a trip to the winery to pick up a case or two. You can pick up the steaks on the way home!

WILD MUSHROOM SAUTÉ
• 2 tablespoons olive oil • ½ pound wild mushrooms • Salt and freshly cracked black pepper • 1 garlic clove, minced • 1 Tablespoon parsley Time required for preparation: 10 minutes Sort the mushrooms and rub with a towel if necessary to clean. If some are very large, chop roughly to even the pieces. In a heavy skillet or sauté pan, heat the olive oil to very hot. Add the mushrooms and stir fry over high heat for 3-4 minutes, seasoning with salt and pepper. Do not overcook or allow the mushrooms to give off any juices. Sprinkle with the garlic and parsley, cook for 30 seconds more, and serve right away. Servings: 3 to 4

Corley Family Vineyards Open Daily 10-4:30 4242 Big Ranch Road, Napa 707 253-2802 • www.corleyfamilynapavalley.com

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Long Meadow Ranch – Enjoyable, Interesting, Compelling
Perhaps if you had the resources, the drive, dedication to the environment, sustainability and heritage, plus an abiding passion for fine food and wine and the desire to share all of this with others, you might come up with something close to Long Meadow Ranch, but you can be sure there would be an awful lot of time and work involved. Meadow Ranch’s time-honored motto of “Excellence through Responsible Farming.” Long Meadow Ranch wines include a classic Bordeaux-style Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, the extremely limited E.J. Church Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve made from fruit sourced from vineyards first planted in the 1870s, a nicely complex Merlot and a very versatile Sauvignon Blanc along with the “Peter’s Vineyard” Sangiovese made exclusively for wine club members. oldest olive orchard. The “Ultimate Flight” is a seated food and wine pairing and includes a hosted olive oil tasting. Menus vary and are seasonal. No reservations are necessary except for the Ultimate Flight. The “Full Circle Farming Tour” is offered daily at 11:30 a.m., 1 and 2:30 p.m., complimentary. The tour explains the Long Meadow Ranch “full circle”

The Hall family: Ted, Laddie and Chris

Now – in addition to their 650-acre home ranch in the Mayacamas Mountains – the Hall family (Ted, Laddie and Chris) has created the Long Meadow Ranch Winery & Farmstead, a sustainable food, wine and agricultural center at 738 Main Street in St. Helena, located on a two-and-a-half-acre site with an agricultural heritage dating from the 1870s. This exciting destination offers an array of experiences for lovers of local food and wines, including fresh farm-to-table dining, wine and olive oil tasting, and engaging educational experiences that underscore Long

Outdoor wine and olive oil tasting

You have a number of wine tasting options such as the “Essential Flight” – that also includes a sample of their organic Napa Valley Select Extra Virgin Olive Oil – or the “Signature Flight” which includes small bites paired with the food-friendly wines of Long Meadow Ranch. This flight includes limited-production wines and the reserve E.J. Church Cabernet Sauvignon, plus a taste of two estate olive oils, including their estate Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Prato Lungo, from Napa Valley’s

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Tasting room in historic Logan-Ives House

approach and offers a sensory experience through a visit to the wine flavor and vegetable gardens, vineyard, chicken coop and organic nursery, and ends with a tasting in the Gothic revival Logan-Ives House. Under the Long Meadow Ranch brand – or LMR – are also historic olive orchards, 70+ acres of organic vineyards, pastures where Highland cattle graze, chicken coops where organic eggs are collected, vegetable and herb gardens where produce for market is grown, Whiting Nursery where organic plants and seeds are sold and, of course, the new Farmstead restaurant. And, over on the coast, is a future organic dairy farm and creamery. So, by now you can understand that anything involving Long Meadow Ranch is seldom (if ever) one-dimensional, which is what makes it so enjoyable, so interesting and so compelling a reason to make time in your day for a visit. Stop by the tasting room in the historic Logan-Ives House at 738 Main Street in St. Helena, open daily from 11 a.m. To 6 p.m.; (707) 963-4555. The adjacent Farmstead restaurant features the critically acclaimed American farmhouse cooking of chef Sheamus Feeley as well as the wines, grass-fed beef and produce of Long Meadow Ranch. Open daily from 11:30 for lunch and dinner. Call (707) 963-9181 for reservations or walk in for a seat at the community tables.

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September Food & Wine Pairing at Roots in Sonoma
Chardonnay lovers will truly enjoy the September food and wine pairing at the Roots In Sonoma tasting room, located at Cornerstone Sonoma in the Carneros region. Five distinctly different Chardonnays will be featured as the monthly pairings continue again on Saturday, September 11, with three seatings at 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m. The wine and food pairing is $15 per person. The tasting room is located at 23574 Arnold Drive/Hwy 121. Reservations are recommended and may be made by calling the tasting room at (707) 934-4090. The Roots In Sonoma tasting room features two new labels developed exclusively for the room by Larson Family Winery: Friendship Road and Roots In Sonoma. The Meadowcroft Family of Wines features four labels: Meadowcroft, Magito, Thomas Henry and Foyt Family. The food pairings are prepared each week by Chef Darby Tarantino, a graduate of the Ballymaloe Cookery School in County Cork, Ireland. The school is the only one in the world set in the middle of its own 100-acre organic farm. The wines for the pairings will include the 2008 Thomas Henry Chardonnay, fermented and aged in stainless steel with a crisp, bright finish; the 2008 Friendship Road Chardonnay which was cold fermented in stainless steel offering tropical fruit flavors; the 2009 Meadowcroft Chardonnay which was created in a retro-Burgundian manner with low new oak barrel exposure; the 2009 Foyt Family Chardonnay which is a blend of three different vineyards with a soft finish; and the 2008 Roots In Sonoma Chardonnay, an estate wine aged in new French oak for 12 months. Roots In Sonoma is presently serving 21 wines on its daily menu. The tasting room is part of the Cornerstone Sonoma complex that features world class gardens, a gourmet café, art galleries and cutting edge design shops, all set among acres of vineyards. The tasting room is open daily from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 LONE OAK LODGE Voted Monterey Peninsula Travel Planner Best Value. Within minutes to aquarium, wineries, Monterey Harbor, shopping, taverns, restaurants, etc. Rooms available with kitchenettes. 1-800-283-5663 www.loneoaklodge.com

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

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

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Celadon Celebrates 14 Years of Fun and Excellence
Gold-dusted Truffles, Golden Curry Signature Soup, Champagne plus Grand Prize Drawing
Celadon, downtown Napa’s award-winning “Global Comfort Food” restaurant, will celebrate its 14th anniversary on September 15. Given that the 14th anniversary contemporary gift is gold jewelry, Celadon will celebrate with gold-dusted truffles, golden curry soup and Champagne, plus a grand prize drawing for a $100 gift certificate! How it began … In September of 1996, Greg and his wife and business partner, Beth Fairbairn, opened the doors of Celadon restaurant behind the Napa Opera House in a little creekside space. It may have seemed a stretch at the time, but Celadon proved to be the pioneer of the fine dining scene in the City of Napa – winning the hearts and appetites of the locals with its cozy and sophisticated Wine Country charm, fueled by Chef Cole’s sensational cuisine. Local and national acclaim followed, and in 1998 Greg was selected as one of the 24 “hottest young chefs” in America by the Wine Spectator. Celadon received a three-star rating in the San Francisco Examiner and four stars in the Santa Rosa Press Democrat. Celadon has received the Zagat Survey “Award of Distinction” and has been a Wine Spectator “Award of Excellence” recipient for its innovative and foodfriendly wine list since 1997. In 2002, Celadon moved to a larger location in the Historic Napa Mill, one of downtown’s restored riverfront jewels, and has continued to flourish with its innovative approach to food and service. “We are so fortunate to be a part of Napa downtown and the global restaurant community,” says Greg. “In the fourteen years since we opened, Celadon has exceeded our expectations for success. This celebration is our way of saying ‘thank you’ to everyone for the tremendous support especially on the part of staff, loyal patrons and community that have sustained us throughout the years.” ALL DAY CELEBRATION
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15 | LUNCH AND DINNER All diners will receive gold-dusted truffles from Vintage Sweet Shoppe! Signature Soup: golden curry and coconut yellow squash with vanilla bean oil and chives prepared by Chef de Cuisine Marcos Uribe Beth’s favorite: $14 Veuve Cliquot Brut Yellow Label bytheglass Plus: Grand Prize drawing for a $100 gift certificate for Celadon (winner drawn the following day and posted on facebook)

For more information or reservations, call (707) 254-9690, email contact@celadonnapa.com. Celadon is located at 500 Main Street, Suite G, Napa. The website is at www.celadonnapa.com. Become a fan of Celadon on facebook!

ABOUT CELADON
Enjoy Celadon’s award-winning “Global Comfort Food” in the beautiful dining room or on the lovely courtyard. The seasonally influenced menu features flavors from the Mediterranean, Asia and the Americas. (By the way, those beautiful children photos on the wall are of Sophia, now 13, and Larsen, now 10.) Lunch is served Monday through Friday, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Afternoon menu served Monday through Friday, 2:30 to 5 p.m. Dinner is served daily from 5 p.m. Reservations are recommended.

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BALDACCI FAMILY VINEYARDS
Vineyards, Winemaking and Guest Experience – A Winning Combination
By Michelle J. Baker
This is what I imagine Stags Leap District to be like about 30 years ago. An unpretentious, slightly askew winery sign along the road. A dirt and gravel driveway leading through the vineyard. A cozy tasting room just a bit larger than a breadbox. And a few people genuinely happy you found them and quite proud to show you their wares. Welcome to Baldacci Family Vineyards, started in 1997 when Tom and Brenda Baldacci purchased this sweet 17-acre parcel with ample hills and vales to provide the ideal setting to grow great Cabernet Sauvignon. In 2000, the Baldaccis added a 7,000-square-foot wine production cave in the hillside behind the tasting room. The estate vineyard now produces classic Stags Leap District Cabernet Sauvignon – silky-textured with ripe black fruit flavors and refined tannins, ready to enjoy now or ageworthy up to 10 years. The highly acclaimed wines at Baldacci are the handiwork of renowned winemaker Rolando Herrera, who got his start down the trail at Stag’s Leap Cellars. Herrera went on to make wine at Chateau Potelle, Vine Cliff and Paul Hobbs before returning to the Stags Leap District to work with the Baldaccis. Herrera also makes his own wine under his own label, Mi Sueño, and has a vineyard management company that manages the Baldaccis’ 22-acre Carneros vineyard (planted to Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Syrah, Gewurztraminer and Merlot). Baldacci produces three Stags Leap District Cabernets in all. Their flagship wine is the Brenda’s Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, which is tough to get your hands on at just 180 cases produced annually. Brenda’s Vineyard represents “the best of the best” – the best seven barrels from the best vineyard block on the estate. The Black Label Estate Cabernet Sauvignon is the Baldacci’s “ambassador” wine, representing the best fruit from different blocks of the estate vineyard. Not to be missed, there’s the IV Sons Cabernet Sauvignon, a supple and full-bodied Stags Leap District Cabernet that’s ready to be enjoyed now. The Baldacci’s Carneros vineyard just came on line in 2008, and now the tasting room offers a couple of wines from the Carneros estate: the 2008 Elizabeth Pinot Noir (named after Tom’s mother) and the 2009 Frederich Gewürztraminer (named after Tom’s grandfather). Baldacci’s winery permit requires that visitors have a prior appointment. It’s easy to get an appointment, often on the same day, by calling (707) 944-9261. The staff will be genuinely happy to see you, and quite proud to show you their wares. Baldacci Family Vineyards is open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. by prior appointment and is located at 6236 Silverado Trail in Napa. For more information, visit www.baldaccivineyards.com or call (707) 944-9261.

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NEWS & NOTES…
KUDOS FOR KENT RASMUSSEN
When it comes to the press, it’s usually feast or famine, and luckily for Kent Rasmussen Winery it has recently been in healthy portions! Kent Rasmussen has not 1, not 2, not 3, but 4 lovely scores in Wine Enthusiast – one of them being 94 points and “Editor’s Choice” for its single-vineyard Esoterica 2007 Petite Sirah. The 2007 Estate Pinot garnered a 92, and the very limited edition (90 cases) 2007 Cabernet Franc a 91. The KRW Pinot Noir received a 92 point score from the WE. From the estate vineyard in Napa Carneros, this wine is elegant and feminine, with layers of texture and beguiling fruit in true Burgundian style. At first it was intended to harmonize in the bottle with the 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon. Subsequent tastes of the juicy Cab Franc convinced Kent Rasmussen Winery to bottle it alone. The Wine Enthusiast agreed, and awarded a 91 point accolade to this balanced blueberry bombshell. Kent Rasmussen is at 1001 Silverado Trail South, in St Helena. For tastings at the St. Helena winery, call Michelle at (707) 963-5667.

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Welcome to
by Charles Neave

SUISUN VALLEY

Suisun Valley – Hidden But Treasured Wine Country
First, foremost and always, the Suisun Valley in Solano County just 25 minutes from Napa, has its roots – often quite literally – in the business and passion of agriculture. And nowhere is that more evident than in the rich earth and thriving vineyards and farms of the Suisun Valley, the stretch of land that runs to the west of Fairfield and Interstate 80, and borders the county of Napa on two sides. Perfectly situated between a pair of coastal mountain ranges, the Mount George Range on the west and the Vaca Mountains to the east, this verdant six by two mile valley sits within the Coastal climate region. It is also an area where fog rarely visits, though it is not far from both the Sacramento River delta and San Francisco’s San Pablo Bay. Set within this compact area are more than 10,000 acres of rich farmland, almost a third of them planted to the grapes that help supply the area’s flourishing wineries, and many with a more familiar Napa Valley label. This region is part of the North Coast Appellation, a district famous for what is known as “ultra-premium” fruit, which in the case of wine lovers everywhere means wine grapes, planted to a staggering number of both familiar and rare varieties. If you look at a map of where many growers in Napa County and beyond source their grapes or own vineyards, you will be surprised at how many have vineyard holdings here. This is in addition to the dozen or so wineries that call the Suisun Valley their home, and both make, age, bottle and market their wines here. Many also have their own tasting rooms, and during the year hold – both individually and collectively – special events to lure those who appreciate wine to their cellar doors. The Suisun Valley is also dotted with farm stands and working farms that welcome visitors. There are quaint spots to eat and relax,

and it is the driving force behind the annual Tomato Festival in Fairfield, and for other events that occur throughout the year. But most of all it stands as enduing symbol of the real, living heritage of this part of the hidden but treasured wine country of Northern California.

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V. Sattui’s 125th Anniversary Celebration Harvest Ball
Tickets are on sale for the biggest event ever at V. Sattui Winery – the 1885-2010 Anniversary Celebration Harvest Ball on Saturday, September 25. This evening promises to beat all others as they celebrate the 125th birthday with the finest cuisine of Lombardia, Italy, the greatest of V. Sattui wines and get-up-out-of-your-seat music and dancing. The evening will begin with Champagne flowing on the outdoor terraces with passed Italian antipasti and live classical music. Later, you will be led to a big-top tent in Vittorio’s Vineyard where a six-course banquet, prepared by returning Michelin-star chef Stefano Masanti of Madesimo, Italy, who will match dishes from his native Lombardia with V. Sattui’s finest wines, including Reserves and older vintages. The evening will continue in the winery, where Pride & Joy, the most popular band on the Bay Area music scene, will present a highstyle show of soul-injected dance music.

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Tasting Room of the Week:

LOUIS M. MARTINI WINERY
by Ronda Giangreco
There are few wineries in the Napa Valley that epitomize the wine country scene more perfectly than the Louis M. Martini Winery. Now with Michael Martini representing the third generation of outstanding winemakers from this pioneering family, The Louis M. Martini Winery, a cornerstone of the valley since 1933, is certain to remain one of the few grand old wineries of the Napa Valley. With majestic trees, ivy-covered buildings and meandering paths, Louis M. Martini provides a truly quintessential winery experience. It is hard to imagine a more bucolic and scenic setting for a wine tasting experience than Louis M. Martini’s “Martini Park” and their dramatic tasting room is not to be missed. This grand salon somehow manages to preserve the flavor of the winery’s history while providing a sleek and sophisticated space in which to showcase Martini’s awardwinning wines. With ten different wines and several flights of three wines each, there is a wine to please every palate. The wines range from lusty Cabernets to the luscious Muscato Amabile!, a one-of-a-kind dessert wine that is sure to provide a delectable finish to any meal. But one wine is an absolutely not-to-bemissed addition to the family wine cellar. The Louis M. Martini Monte Rosso Cabernet Sauvignon is so lush, so full of rich fruit that it will undoubtedly become a favorite of anyone who appreciates great Cabernets. Nestled in the majestic Mayacamas Mountain Range nearly 1,000 feet above the Sonoma Valley is the vineyard that has been producing Louis M. Martini’s award-winning Cabernet Sauvignon for three generations. Monte Rosso (or “Red Mountain” for its rich, red volcanic soils) is a steep and rugged mountain vineyard with a desirable western exposure that produces wines that perfectly reflect the terrain. The 2005 Monte Rosso Cabernet Sauvignon is a hand-crafted wine sourced from the best vineyard blocks at Monte Rosso. This fullbodied red is a brilliant dark ruby color and has an opulent nose of dark berries, licorice, black currents, cherries and tobacco. Flavors of ripe plum with undertones of earthiness, spice, and dried fruit evolve into a rich, long, lingering finish that is impressively structured. It is a perfect complement to warm, earthy dishes such as wild boar, venison and filet mignon. Eager to pour this wine and other for visitors is the warm and inviting staff of the tasting room. Karen, Kendall and Mark will also provide you with a tour and tasting package if you call ahead for reservations. However, if that’s not possible, they often can accommodate late-minute add-ons to their very popular tours. The tours last approximately sixty minutes and give guests a first-hand look at just how these marvelous wines are produced. The staff will specially select several of the winery’s offerings for you to sample as you are lead through the vineyards, micro-winery “‘Cellar 254” and aging cellars of the winery. The tour and tasting package is $35 and is available only for guest over twenty-one years of age. If you call ahead, the staff can see to it that a marvelous gourmet picnic lunch is set up under a shady oak tree, awaiting your arrival. As well, the helpful hospitality staff of Louis Martini is always pleased to assist you in arranging a private tour for your group, corporate outings or special event. If you are so fortunate as to find yourself in the Napa Valley on Saturday, September 11th, be sure and stop by Louis M. Martini for their annual cellar sale. Guests will have the opportunity to buy cases of older vintage wines, library wines and big bottles, all at an incredible value. This is an ideal opportunity to stock up your cellars and wine racks in time for the holidays. You can also purchase signed big bottles, which make a great gift for the wine lovers in your life. The Martini Annual Cellar Sale begins at noon and concludes at 4 p.m. and will be held at the winery on 254 South St. Helena Highway (Hwy 29) St. Helena. The winery is located on Highway 29, one mile south of the picturesque town of St. Helena. The tasting room is open seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call (707) 968-3362 for appointments and further information or visit their website at www.louismartini.com.

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Charles Krug’s Tasting on the Lawn, September 11
Historic Tasting in 1881 Carriage House and Great Lawn
Charles Krug Winery and the Peter Mondavi Family will toast the season’s harvest at their annual Tasting on the Lawn, Sunday, September 11, from 2 to 5 p.m. The winery’s signature tasting event is now in its 59th year, and takes place on the estate’s expansive Great Lawn in the shade of heritage oaks. Founded in 1861, Charles Krug is Napa Valley’s oldest winery and represents the birthplace of the Napa Valley wine industry. Visitors will enjoy tastings of Charles Krug’s current releases, from Sauvignon Blanc to Cabernet Sauvignon, including the winery’s Limited Release Family Reserve wines. Tastings will be paired with a moveable feast of nibbles selected especially for the wines. Live music and entertainment will provide a relaxing backdrop for the festivities. Guests will also have the opportunity to enjoy special barrel tastings inside Charles Krug’s elegantly restored 1881 Carriage House, and meet winery proprietor Peter Mondavi Jr. and other family members. Tastings on the Lawn began in 1951. The festive Charles Krug tradition is believed to have been the first wine celebration of its kind, which went on to inspire myriad other Wine Country tasting events. Lawn chairs, picnic blankets, and straw hats are encouraged for the event. Tickets will be $35 at the door. As always, admission for wine club members is complimentary.

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The folks at Summers Estate Wines have been busy planning its Harvest Experience that will take place September 18 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., guests will be separated into groups of ten to experience three exciting activities: • Foot Grape Stomp (45 minutes) – After years of being asked if this was possible, Summers Estate Wines has found a way to let you actually crush grapes with your feet (optional activity, but many have asked for it, so now is your chance!) • Taste Blending Wines used in Summers Bordeaux Blend, Checkmate, with Ignacio Blancas – winemaker (15 minutes) • Wine Pairing with Snack Foods (40 minutes) Lunch and Relaxation will be from 1 to 3

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Valley region of the Napa Valley. At the time that vineyard was planted primarily with Merlot and some Muscat Canelli. The 1992 vintage signaled the arrival of their first Summers Ranch Merlot. A few years later the couple expanded their scope with the purchase of the Tubbs Lane property on the valley floor. It now includes an impressive winemaking facility and production has grown to a total of about 10,000 cases a year. “The heart of the winery (in addition to the vineyards) is the people who work here,” said Beth Summers. “We’ve built Summers Estate Wines around a family of people, including our family, the Blancas family (Ignacio Blancas, long-time Summers winemaker), and the families of our employees. A hands-on approach is the only thing we know, and it’s the way we plan to continue.”

The winery property is also home to their tasting room. Housed in a handsome farmlike building it blends with the rural site and the sensibilities of the owners while also hitting a chord with visitors. A porch runs across the length of the building, fronted by a tile patio and soothing fountains…with the cats lounging lazily in the sun, weather and moods permitting. It also shares a parking lot with the handsome but very functional and active winemaking facility. With a crush pad in front, the reddish tile roof, a tall iron gate in the center flanked by large wooden doors, it is what people dream of when they imagine having their own winery here in Northern California’s wine country. In the tasting room, there is a comfortable seating area with a fireplace and tile floors that are topped with an oriental rug. Wooden

racks of bottles are decorative but most of all functional, and down a couple of steps sits the three-sided tasting bar. Behind the bar a large window looks out on the back terrace, where a bocce court gets its share of spirited but friendly play and, when the weather cooperates – as it usually does – the picnic tables are another possibility for visitors to take good advantage of, as they also do, complimenting their picnic selection with a bottle or two of Summers’ wine. The Summers Estate Wines tasting room is open daily from 10:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. (5:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday) and is located at 1171 Tubbs Lane it is just a few miles north of Calistoga. For directions or for more information, call 1-866-623-1289 or (707) 942-5508 or visit the website at www.summerswinery.com. One other note: they are also dog friendly.

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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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i.elle
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!

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

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!

V Wine Cellar
V Wine Cellar seeks to redefine the Napa Valley wine experience. Handsome leather chairs, exposed stonework, dark mahogany tasting bars, diverse displays of acclaimed wines for sale, and a featured winemaker every Saturday and Sunday educate and enrich a sophisticated wine lover’s visit and palate. V Wine Cellar is open daily 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Lemondrops
One of the CUTEST children’s clothing store in all Napa Valley. Lemondrops has something for every one of your favorite youngsters in all ages and sizes – from girly-girls to little cowboys, ballerinas and sport fans, plus a wonderful selection of unique toys and gifts.

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North Bay Gallery
A wonder for the senses! More modern in its expansive collection of fine art, glassworks and jewelry, North Bay Gallery’s shelves burst forth in riotous hues of color! Specializing in great jewelry and glass art, North Bay works to showcase artists from all over the United States, bringing a wide variety of arts for purchase to visitors and locals in Napa Valley.

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SUTTER HOME WINERY
by Michelle J. Baker
Here are simple directions to getting the most out of your visit to Sutter Home. First, dismiss all of your preconceived notions of what Sutter Home is and isn’t, and of what they have and don’t have in terms of wine. Second, strap on your party gear and get ready to have a down-home, heel-kicking good time at this landmark Napa Valley winery. That’s right, Sutter Home might just be the most fun and enjoyable stop you did or didn’t plan to make on your trip to Napa Valley. And it might net you some really delicious wines for everyday drinking at a price that’s hard to beat. Sutter Home has deep roots in Napa Valley. The winery (and distillery, at that time) was founded in 1874 by a Swiss-German immigrant named John Thomann. After Thomann’s death, the Leunbergers, another Swiss family, took over the winery and renamed the estate Sutter Home. Like most Napa Valley wineries, Sutter Home was shut down during Prohibition. Then in 1947, brothers Mario and John Trinchero resurrected Sutter Home as a “mom and pop” winery, mostly selling wine to their Napa Valley friends and neighbors. While it’s no longer the size of a mom and pop, Sutter Home maintains that same mom and pop ethic of treating everyone who walks through the door like family. The congenial staff at the winery recognizes that Sutter Home is something of a safe haven for fans of sweet wine, so you’ll be welcomed with open arms to taste favorites like White Zinfandel, Moscato, Riesling and Chenin Blanc. You’ll even find wines that are not available out in the marketplace, like the Retro labels of Zinfandel and Muscat of Alexandria. Your friends who enjoy dry wines will be surprised to find that Sutter Home has a line of wines from their Main Street Brand that is dedicated to great value. The Main Street wines represent tremendous quality for the price at around $12 per bottle. The lineup for Main Street includes Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. From wine novice to connoisseur, who doesn’t love a great wine at a great price? Sutter Home even has something for designated drivers, pregnant women and others who don’t consume alcohol. The winery’s Fré line are alcoholremoved wines that retain the great flavor of popular varietals like Merlot and White Zinfandel. These wines are always open and available for tasting in the Sutter Home tasting room. Sutter Home is not just your one-stop for great value wine, either. Visitors will find Napa Valley’s largest selection of gifts in the tasting room gift shop, including local food products, books and housewares. And Sutter Home might just have the only gift pack of wine you can pack safely in your suitcase – a colorful nine-bottle variety pack of Sutter Home plastic mini-bottles, shrink wrapped into one beautiful gift package. In October, Sutter Home will donate a portion of the proceeds from wine sales to breast cancer awareness. Simply send in the capsule from any Sutter Home wine and Sutter Home will donate one dollar per capsule. Visit Sutter Home Winery at 277 South St. Helena Highway in St. Helena. The tasting room is open daily from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Tasting at the main bar is complimentary. Large groups of 12 or more and buses are welcome, but call ahead so the team at Sutter Home can make sure they have enough staff on hand to show your group a great time!

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Downtown Napa Launches Napa ARTwalk: Napa Valley Sculpture Tour
Internationally renowned as a mecca for wine and food, Napa has now established itself as a cultural destination with the launch of Napa ARTwalk, an outdoor sculpture exhibition in Downtown Napa. The new ARTwalk emphasizes Downtown Napa’s reputation as a walking town with more than 20 wine tasting rooms, 50 restaurants, unique retail stores, spas, live entertainment, historic walking tours, art galleries, river recreation, bicycling and more all within a two-mile area. Focusing on the theme, “Celebrating the Napa River,” the inaugural exhibition is on display in public areas throughout Downtown Napa until May 2011, when a new exhibition of sculptures will be installed. Artists from five western states were invited to apply and a jury of arts professionals selected ten to participate in the TUBBS LANE inaugural exhibition. An exhibition Calistoga N brochure and mapLINCOL available at several is locations throughout downtown including the Napa Valley Visitors’ Center or may be downloaded at www.NapaARTwalk.org. Visitors are invited to take the self-guided Napa ARTwalk tour along First Street and the Napa River and explore and interact with the sculpture exhibition on their own time, hearing audio commentary about each of the ten pieces on display through a new breakthrough in Smart Phone technology. With a single download of a free Smart Phone application, visitors can “scan” cards next to each sculpture and hear an audio explanation of the work directly through their cellular phones. During the 11-month program, the public will have the opportunity to vote on its favorite sculpture work by marking the ballot on the map and dropping it in one of the ten ballot boxes conveniently located along the walking route. The goal of Napa ARTwalk is to expand public art in Napa and add to the cultural landscape of the city by showcasing innovative sculpture. The exhibition will rotate annually, with a new theme each year and expanded locations as feasible. “The Napa ARTwalk helps build a stronger sense of community downtown and provides another reason to explore the area,” said Craig Smith, executive director of the Napa Downtown Association. “This exhibition encourages people to walk around Downtown Napa and see everything we have to offer, including the river which is this year’s theme,” he added. “We are always looking at ways to enhance our downtown, and public art is a key component to the revitalization of any downtown area.” For more information on this year’s exhibition, visit www.NapaARTwalk.org or call (707) 257-2117 or . For more information about Downtown Napa, call (707) 2570322 or visit www.napadowntown.com.

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7th Annual Healdsburg Crush Festival, October 16
The who’s who of Sonoma County wineries and restaurants will gather under one roof for an evening of food and wine tasting in downtown Healdsburg. Located just one block east of the Plaza, the Healdsburg Crush Festival – sponsored by St. John Catholic School – takes place on Saturday, October 16, from 6 to 9 p.m. Raffle drawings, silent auction lots, buy-in parties and live music round out the evening’s festivities. The popular event, now in its seventh year, will showcase more than 30 local wineries, featuring many award-winning and boutique wines, alongside dozens of outstanding local restaurants and food purveyors. Guest winemakers from participating wineries will be available for questions and conversation about the 2010 crush season, while popular local chefs will be serving their signature dishes. Participating wineries include Alexander Valley Vineyards, Seghesio Family Vineyards, Gallo Family Vineyards, Dry Creek Vineyard, George Wines and Bella Vineyards. Some food purveyors include Divine Pizza, Dry Creek Olive Oil Company, Affronti, Costeaux French Bakery & Café, Peloton Catering and Sake’O. The Healdsburg Crush Festival will take place at St. John School Parish Activity Center at 217 Fitch St., Healdsburg. Tickets are $65 per person and can be purchased by calling (707) 318-7997 or online at www.healdsburgcrushfestival.org. Follow the Healdsburg Crush Festival on Facebook and Twitter (@HealdsburgCrush) for the most update news on sponsors, auction lots and participating wineries and restaurants.
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DeLoach Vineyards Releases ‘Vinthropic' Chardonnay in its Continued Fight Against Hunger
All proceeds will benefit Redwood Empire Food Bank in Sonoma County
DeLoach Vineyards announced the release of its 2009 “Vinthropic” Sonoma County Chardonnay. This philanthropic endeavor continues the Fight Against Hunger campaign launched by parent company Boisset Family Estates last summer. All proceeds from sales of the wine will be donated to the Redwood Empire Food Bank, Sonoma County’s largest hunger-relief organization, with the goal of contributing at least 60,000 meals this year to help fight hunger in the community. Petaluma-based Paragon Label joined the effort by generously donating all wine labels for the program, helping to make each bottle more beneficial for those in need. “Vinthropic” Chardonnay is available for $15 per bottle at the DeLoach Vineyards tasting room, the new Boisset Taste of Terroir tasting salon in Healdsburg and nationwide through the DeLoach Vineyards website. The wine is also available for retailers and restaurateurs wishing to support the cause. Located at 1791 Olivet Road in Santa Rosa, the DeLoach Vineyards tasting room, picnic area and organic garden are open to the public daily from 10a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, visit www.deloachvineyards.com.

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SEPTEMBER 10 – Pizzas and “Yappy” Hour – Lambert Bridge Winery – Wine, wood fired pizzas, and furry friend mingling. $35, 4:306:30pm. RSVP Raelynn@lambertbridge.com or call 707-431-4670 SEPTEMBER 11 – 14th Annual Kendall-Jackson Heirloom Tomato Festival – KendallJackson Wine Center. 11am-4pm. Tickets presale only: $65. www.kj.com/events/tomato-festival, 707-571-8100 SEPTEMBER 11, 18, 25 – Farmers' Market – at Vine & North streets, 9am-noon, www.healdsburgfarmersmarket.org or call 707-431-1956 SEPTEMBER 11 – Healdsburg Soroptimist Beer in the Plaza – Over 30 breweries – Music by the Remedies. 3-7pm. $20: glass and 3 drink tickets, www.sihealdsburg.org or call 707-433-8093 SEPTEMBER 11 – Fall New Mexican Harvest with The Two Sisters – A hands-on cooking experience. 10am-2pm, Price: $75/person, Reservations required 707-431-8146 SEPTEMBER 12 – A Spicy Summer! – Hop Kiln Winery, 11-3pm, www.hopkiln.com, call 707-433-6491 SEPTEMBER 18 – Swords, Skulls, and Men in Dresses – The Raven Theater, 115 North Street, Healdsburg. Shakespeare without the drowsy side effects. www.brownpapertickets.com/event/114762

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Deerfield Ranch Winery and 3rd Street Cinemas Host Wine Country Film Festival, Sept. 15 - 20
Deerfield Ranch Winery in Kenwood, Sonoma Valley, is proud to return as an Official Winery Host of the 24th Wine Country Film Festival. This popular, roving International Film Festival, founded in 1986, is dedicated to delivering a program of stimulating, thoughtful, cultural and entertaining films from around the world. Deerfield Ranch Winery is an award winning, boutique winery where exceptional wines from exceptional vineyards are made in small lots by hand. Ben Affleck’s crime thriller The Town is the Festival’s opener under the stars at Deerfield, Wednesday. September 15th. Other films that will screen outdoors are The World is Big (Sept. 17th), Mahler on the Couch (Sept. 18th), Balibo Conspiracy (Sept. 19) and a special presentation of a new film September 16th. International and independent films will also screen in two state of the art theaters at 3rd Street Cinemas in Downtown Santa Rosa, the town’s newest art house. Festival goers can enjoy fine wines and beer for the first time at 3rd Street Cinemas. For the past twelve months, the Festival’s founder and director Stephen Ashton has traveled the globe handpicking films to include in this annual festival, which includes award winners from international film festivals, movie gems that have not been seen by the general public anywhere and a selection from an additional 700 film entries. Special presentations, cinema al fresco, master classes with film industry notables and small intimate events proudly reflect the Festival’s mission to bring people together for enlightened dialogue and cultural exchange. International movies once again shine at WCFF Top on the list is the second world . screening of Mahler on the Couch by father and son, Percy and Felix Adlon. There will be a retrospective of Percy Adlon’s work including Bagdad Café and Salmon Berries starring KD Lang and a Master Class with Adlon who will talk about Poetic Realism, his trademark cinematic style. Nothing Personal by Urszula Antoniak is an intensely personal and engrossing tale of a ferociously independent young woman’s involvement with a kind true story about five Australian journalists who disappeared during East Timor’s struggle for independence. The narrative film stars Cuban-American actor Oscar Isaac as Jose Ramos-Horta, and invited guest Anthony LaPaglia as the has-been war correspondent Roger East who investigates their disappearance. The Arts in Film include The Practice of the Wild by John J. Healey about legendary Beat poet Gary Snyder with a special poetry reading by Poet Laureate Bob Hass and The Violin Masters – Two Gentlemen of Cremona by John Forsen, a fascinating documentary about the creators of the Stradivari and Guarneri – the greatest violin makers the world has ever known. Films at Deerfield Ranch Winery, 10200 Sonoma Highway Kenwood, screen inside the Grand Room of the Cave beginning at 6:30 p.m. and outdoors under the stars shortly after the sun sets, around 8 p.m. Rocket Café Catering offers an assortment of delicious food and beverages for purchase and Deerfield wines will be sold by the glass or bottle. No outside food or beverages. Nights get cool … bring a jacket and flashlights are recommended. Chairs are provided and low lawn chairs are welcome. Films at 3rd Street Cinemas screen throughout the day and evening. Individual film tickets are sold online and at each venue day of show. Passes are also available on line. Printed programs are at the venues. For complete program details visit www.winecountryfilmfest.com. WCFF’s mission is to create experiences through film and lively discussion bringing people together to explore our common humanity. The 24th Wine Country Film Festival is made possible in part by the support from Comcast, Warner Brothers, Pacific Union, Deerfield Ranch Winery, 3rd Street Cinemas, Round Pond Estate Winery, Hilton Sonoma County, Flamingo Resorts, Westin Verasa Napa, Cameo Cinema, The Kenwood Press, Wine Country This Week, MovieMaker, Marriott Santa Rosa and KVONKVYN.

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widower (Stephen Rea) in a remote part of Ireland. Eco Cinema, WCFF’s landmark series about the environment, includes The 4th Revolution (North America premiere), an upbeat, informative, documentary about the successful uses of renewable energies in small towns, cities and countries around the world and the stunningly beautiful Alamar – To the Sea by Pedro González-Rubio, the simple story of a half-primitive father and his young son who spend some time together fishing on
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the Banco Chinchorro coral reef in Mexico. Cinema of Conscience (socially aware films) includes The People Speak by Anthony Arvone about America’s struggles with war, class, race and women’s rights. Based on Howard Zinn’s A People's History of the United States, the documentary is produced by Josh Brolin and Matt Damon who along with Danny Glover, Bob Dylan, Marisa Tomei, Morgan Freeman, Pink, Viggo Mortenson and Bruce Springsteen read from letters, diaries and speeches from the repertoire of people who have brought about radical changes in the American social scenario. Balibo Conspiracy by Robert Connolly is the gripping

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Celebrate the Harvest with a Paella Party at B.R. Cohn Winery
There is no better way to celebrate the grape harvest than to have a party. B.R. Cohn Winery is hosting a memorable food, wine and music experience on Sunday, September 19th, from 4 to 6 p.m. Come join Chef Gerard Nebesky (winner of the paella throw down with Bobby Flay) for a taste of Spain as he cooks up his vibrant, authentic paella! Chef Gerard travels with his giant paella pans, buckets of ocean fresh seafood, baskets of farm fresh vegetables and a big helping of personal charm. David Brewer will be playing flamenco guitar for that true Spanish vibe. Start the afternoon at 4 p.m. with B.R. Cohn award-winning wines paired with tapas with Chef Gerard’s famous paella to follow. Wine club members and one guest are $55 per person. Public price is $75 per person. Price includes food and two glasses of wine. Call B.R. Cohn Winery at (707) 9317924 to make your reservation, space is limited. Reservation deadline is September 10th. For more details on Chef Gerard check out www.gerardspaella.com B.R. Cohn Winery is located at 15000 Sonoma Highway 12 in Glen Ellen. The tasting room is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call: 1-800330-4064 or visit www.brcohn.com.

Taste & Twirl at Jacuzzi Family Vineyards
Put on your dancing shoes and join us at Jacuzzi Family Vineyards for this series of dance events!
Collaborating with celebrated partner dance specialist Cynthia Glinka, Jacuzzi Family Vineyards is hosting “Taste and Twirl®” on the last Sunday of the month through October. Cynthia will present her unique approach to teaching social dance from the philosophy “If you can walk, you can dance.” Taste and twirl your way to the dance floor with confidence and style in the beautiful Barrel Room at Jacuzzi and dance to the sweet sounds of the Andoni Panici Trio. Enjoy complimentary wine tasting in the Grand Piazza. Wine will also be available by the glass. The last two Taste and Twirl dates are September 26 – all styles; October 24 – harvest ball, dinner and dancing No partner is necessary – singles are encouraged. All ages welcome – free under 15. Bring your dancing shoes (flip flops, backless or tennies are not advised). Complimentary wine tasting and 15% discount on wine purchases for all Taste & Twirl guests. Tickets are $20 per single, $35 per couple. Purchase tickets online at www.jacuzziwines.com/tasteandtwirl, in the tasting room or at the door. Jacuzzi Family Vineyards, 24724 Arnold Drive, Sonoma. For more information, call (707) 931-7575.

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Tasting Room of the Week:

CHARLES CREEK VINEYARDS
by Ronda Giangreco
There are few people who would take more than a heartbeat to decide to change jobs with Alan Wastell. His reign over the Charles Creek Vineyard Tasting Room, one of the most charming and conveniently situated wine tasting rooms in the Sonoma Valley, allows for a lifestyle that would be the envy of nearly anyone who loves great wines, people and beautiful scenery. Located directly on the famous Sonoma Plaza, the Charles Creek Vineyard Tasting Room offers visitors a wonderful means of enjoying locally produced wines while strolling around this very picturesque setting. As Alan relates, “It is a sweet little spot to be. My commute is a five minute walk across the plaza.” Visitors to the area can enjoy a picture-perfect afternoon of shopping and dining, and best of all, they never have to step on a gas pedal. It is the icing on the cake that an award-winning winery has chosen to locate their tasting room right in the midst of the action. The Charles Creek Winery was created when Bill and Gerry Brinton, the descendants of Midwestern farm stock, decided in 2002 that they were ready to expand their little family vineyard into a real commercial winery. Their first step was to hire a top notch winemaker in Kerry Damskey. Kerry, a graduate of the famous UC Davis Viticulture program, has gone on to win top honors at the Sonoma County Harvest Fair for his outstanding wines. The winery specializes in Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon, but also has some marvelous smaller lots of Malbec, Tempranillo and Grenache for visitors to sample. But great wines alone do not make for a memorable tasting experience. Not even an enchanting setting can do it. It takes someone like Alan to make the occasion unforgettable. A more amiable, warm and inviting host would be hard to find anywhere. This is a man who clearly loves what he does for a living. “I’ve been in the wine business for nearly thirty years now and yes, I love it. Of course, I couldn’t enjoy selling wines that weren’t wonderful. The quality of the wine at Charles Creek Vineyards is exceptional. The Chardonnay Las Patolitas is my personal favorite, but I love the La Vista Cabernet, too.” A friendly, knowledgeable guide and great wine isn’t the only draw to this wonderful little tasting room. The Brintons are dedicated to showcasing some of the work of local artists. One very eyecatching piece, however, is not for sale. “Ms. Moolot” a near life sized cow made entirely of wine corks graces the middle of the tasting room…in fact, she nearly takes over the space. But no one complains. She’s a whimsical addition to the tasting room and famous for happily posing with visitors. She has appeared in literally thousands of vacation photos and has become an icon of the plaza. The Charles Creek Vineyards tasting room is located at 483 First Street West, on the Sonoma Plaza. It is open daily from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. For further information, call (707) 935-3848 or visit their website at www.charlescreek.com.

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Experience Harvest Hands-On at Sonoma Valley Crush
Heart of Sonoma Valley Association (HOSVA) announces the 2010 Sonoma Valley Crush event happening September 15-19. Seventeen wineries throughout the Heart of Sonoma Valley will be participating in this “Hands-On” Harvest Experience. Guests will not only get a behind-the-scenes look at what happens during harvest, but they’ll have the opportunity to get involved, hands-on. For five days wineries will be offering a variety of harvest events including grape sampling in the vineyards, crush pad tours, fermentation demonstrations, harvest winemaker lunches and dinners, and even a mozzarella making class. Winery harvest events are priced separately and require booking directly with the wineries. A list of harvest events is listed below. The five-day festival will culminate with a Weekend Harvest Tasting at 16 wineries throughtout the valley on Saturday and Sunday, September 18 and 19 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. The Weekend Harvest Pass is $45 per person and will give guests access to weekend harvest activities & wine tastings at participating wineries tasting rooms. “We invite anyone who has ever romanticized about getting involved with harvest, hands-on to come out to the 2010 Sonoma Valley Crush event. It’s going to be unforgettable.” Said Josie Gay, Executive Director. Tickets are on sale and they are limited. The “Weekend Harvest Tasting Pass” is $45 per person which includes a souvenir Govino wine glass and access to event wine tastings and tasting room harvest activities. The “Winery Harvest Events” must be booked directly with wineries as they are priced separately. Detailed information and tickets may be obtained online at www.heartofsonomavalley.com or by calling 1-866-794-9463. Participating wineries are: Audelssa Estate Winery, Benziger Family Winery, Deerfield Ranch Winery, Enkidu Wines, Eric Ross Winery, Imagery Estate Winery, Kenwood Vineyards, Kunde Family Estate, Landmark Vineyards, Ledson Winery & Vineyards, Loxton Cellars, Mayo Family Winery, Muscardini Cellars & Ty Caton Vineyards, Paradise Ridge Winery, VJB Vineyards & Cellars and Wellington Vineyards. Heart of Sonoma Valley Association (HOSVA) is an alliance of wineries and tasting rooms located on scenic Sonoma Highway where for a century and a half many of the vintages that have made California wines world leaders in viticulture have been harvested. In this 10 mile stretch of the wine country, in the environs of Glen Ellen and Kenwood, you’ll find a blend of family owned and classically beautiful wineries filled with award-winning wines.

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Lake County Wine Auction to be Held September 18
The Lake County Wine Alliance will hold its 11th Annual Lake County Wine Auction, a gala benefit for the arts, health and community of Lake County on Saturday, September 18, at 4 p.m. This annual gala is a must-attend event with live and silent auctions, wine and gourmet foods from local purveyors and music. This year’s event is chaired by Budge Brown of Tulip Hill Winery; the evening’s auctioneers will be Peter Ventura and Stephanie Green; Rob Roumiguiere, partner in Roumiguiere Vineyards, is this year’s master of ceremonies. Black-tie is encouraged. The Wine Auction begins at 5 p.m.; tickets are $125 per person. Attendees must be 21 years and older. Music will be provided by the LC Diamonds. This year’s special guests are U.S. Congressman Mike Thompson and Winemaker Jed Steele. The Lake County Wine Alliance is a nonprofit organization of Lake County wineries, winegrape growers and community supporters whose mission is to foster the arts, benefit health services and support the community. The Lake County Wine Auction has contributed more than $771,000 to local programs since the first event was held in 2000. Each year, artist John Clarke creates a watercolor-on-silk painting and donates it to the Wine Alliance both to be reproduced as a fine art poster and to be auctioned off as original artwork. This year’s piece is titled, “Beautiful Lake County – Ceago Vinegarden.” Posters of Clarke’s painting will be on sale at several local tasting rooms. The Saw Shop Gallery Bistro will proudly display the original until the event. Other auction items include weekend and extended vacation getaways, wine packages, wine tasting events, local arts and a variety of goods and services, including fine dining opportunities. Beneficiaries from this year’s event includes: Fine Arts Programs at Lake County High Schools, Hill Top Recovery, St. Helena Hospital Clearlake Emergency Department, Lake County Children’s Dental Disease Prevention Program, Lake County Channel Cats, Operation Tango Mike, Lake County Community Action Agency/Safe House, Friends of the Lake County Library and Meals on Wheels Programs at Lake County Senior Centers. For information and tickets to the Lake County Wine Auction contact 1-866-279-WINE or www.winealliance.org. Located in the mountains of the North Coast where the Mayacama and Vaca ranges come together, Lake County boasts the cleanest air in California and one of the oldest lakes on the continent. Lake County’s winegrowing regions span vast, diverse terrain shaped by both volcanics and tectonics. Its high elevation, intense climate and distinct soils combine to produce wines of high quality and character that have continued to gain impressive industry recognition. Visitors to the area experience these award-winning wines in casual tasting rooms that reflect the area’s friendly, relaxed lifestyle. Lake County is part of the North Coast appellation along with neighboring regions of Napa, Sonoma and Mendocino, and within Lake County are five designated appellations: Benmore Valley, Clear Lake, Guenoc, High Valley and Red Hills. Located in beautiful Northern California, Lake County is just two hours by car from the San Francisco Bay Area, the Sacramento Valley and the Pacific Coast. Lake County is home to Clear Lake, the largest natural freshwater lake in California and possibly the oldest lake on the continent. Visitors to Lake County experience the state’s cleanest air basin, spectacular scenic beauty, fine wines, and unsurpassed recreational opportunities – from hiking, biking, golf, and off-road adventures to boating, fishing, kayaking, birding, and even rockhounding. For visitor information, contact the Lake County Visitor Information Center at 1-800-525-3743 or www.lakecounty.com.

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Events at Cedar Mountain Winery
Join Cedar Mountain Winery on Saturday, September 18, in the Winemakers Art Gallery for a Port Seminar and Tasting. Learn how port is made from Cedar Mountain’s Winemaker Earl Ault. Taste a variety of award-winning Cedar Mountain Winery Ports along with California and Portuguese Ports. Advance reservations required. Cost is $15 per person, $12 for club members. Call the tasting room, (925) 373-6636, to reserve your spot now! Limited to 30 people. Starting time is at 2 p.m. Wine Maker’s Art Gallery is located at 7000 Tesla Road, Livermore. For more details, visit www.cedarmountainwinery.com. On September 25, join Cedar Mountain Winery for a relaxing evening of Port and cigars outside on the Events Deck. Cedar Mountain Winery has partnered with Vino Cellars & Accessories to present you with some of the finest Port and cigars in the valley. This special one-night event will highlight a flight of Cedar Mountain Ports paired with appetizers, and two premium cigars (90 points or more) hand picked by Vino Cellars and Accessories from downtown Livermore. Practice your smoke rings! There will be a prize for the biggest smoke ring! Tickets are $35 per person for tickets purchased before September 22nd, $40 per person after September 22nd. Non-smokers are $15 per person for the Port flight. Please contact Cedar Mountain tasting room at (925) 373-6636 or Vino Cellars at (925) 447-8000 for tickets.

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Experience a wine and food weekend in Lodi Wine Country with the ever popular Taste of Lodi event at Wine & Roses Restaurant, Hotel & Spa on Sunday, September 26, and the newest addition of the all day Wine Camp on Saturday, September 25 – a total immersion of the winemaking process from vineyard to bottle to wine glass. Wine aficionados will have the opportunity to taste the wines of Lodi from over 40 wineries and culinary specialties from local favorites at the Taste of Lodi event, plus try the hands-on “vintners-in-the making” experience, all in the midst of harvest, at the Wine Camp.

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The first annual Taste of Lodi Wine Camp will take wine lovers to a new level and teach guests to become a vintner for a day – the full winemaking process. The day begins in a Lodi vineyard picking grapes and learning about the growing process with a viticulture demonstration. Guests will enjoy two vineyard tours, lunch with the winemaker, a wine blending class, interactive activities, and a wine and food pairing class. The fruits of labor will be enjoyed at a winery dinner that evening. Guests are given a bottle of wine, wine camp hat and shirt, VIP entrance to the Taste of Lodi event on Sunday and one night hotel accommodation. Ticket price per person is $450, limited availability. Must be 21 or over to attend the Wine Camp.
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The Visit Lodi! Conference & Visitors Bureau and is hosting the ninth annual wine and food experience with wine, food and numerous activities throughout the day. The event consists of wine seminars where guests can learn the latest from local vintners, chef demonstrations from Lodi’s celebrity chefs including Ruben Larrazolo from Alebrijes Mexican Bistro and live music with Joe Leningan’s “Little” Big Band. This band will keep feet tapping and guests dancing to everything from today’s hits, to rock ’n’ roll, to swing and Latin. A favorite for many is the Port, Cigar and Chocolate Pavilion, where guests can experiment their own unique pairings. Wine & Roses is located at 2505 West Turner Road, Lodi. Ticket prices are $40 in advance, $50 at the door or $25 for designated drivers. For additional details or to purchase tickets visit the website at www.TasteOfLodi.com or call 1-800-798-1810. Must be 21 and over to attend event. “Taste of Lodi continues to be Lodi’s premiere wine tasting event,” said Nancy Beckman, President and CEO of the Visit Lodi! Conference & Visitor’s Bureau. “With over 40 Lodi wineries and a large sampling of regional foods, visitors have an incredible opportunity to see what Lodi has to offer as a wine country destination.” Lodi is home to over 70 wineries and grows 100,000 acres of wine grapes. It has been a major wine growing region since the 1850s and is best known for its full-bodied Zinfandel wines. The Lodi region grows 60 varieties of wine grapes and is the top producer of Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc and Viognier. Lodi is located 90 minutes east of San Francisco and 35 minutes south of Sacramento.

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2010 Jazz Legends Gala Honors George Wein, September 16
The Monterey Jazz Festival is pleased to announce that it will honor the legendary impresario, pianist and philanthropist, George Wein, at its 2010 Jazz Legends Gala on Thursday, September 16, at Mission Ranch in Carmel, California. Mr. Wein is the founder of the Newport Jazz Festival and 2005 recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts “Jazz Master” Award. Hosted by Clint and Dina Eastwood, the Gala will feature the presentation of the Jazz Legends Award to Mr. Wein and will also include a evening of cocktails, a sumptuous gourmet dinner and a special duo performance by the Monterey Jazz Festival’s 2010 ArtistIn-Residence, four-time Grammy®-winning vocalist, Dianne Reeves with pianist Peter Martin. “With George appearing at this year’s MJF it is a perfect opportunity to honor him with our Jazz Legends Award,” said Tim Jackson, General Manager of the Monterey Jazz Festival. “He is truly ‘The Godfather’ of jazz festivals.” The Gala is $225 per person, with net proceeds supporting the Monterey Jazz Festival’s Education Programs, considered to be some of the most highly regarded in the country. The Jazz Legends Award was first presented to pianist Dave Brubeck in 2007, and to the composer, trumpeter and bandleader, Gerald Wilson, in 2008. MJF’s Education Programs have a strong impact on students and schools from coast to coast. For details about the Festival’s lifechanging youth jazz education programs, visit the website at www.montereyjazzfestival.org. Seating is limited at the Gala, early reservations are recommended. To make reservations or get more information about this event, visit www.montereyjazzfestival.org or call Eva Quiroz-Mojica at (831) 3733366 or by email at development@montereyjazzfestival.org.

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September Sizzles in the Santa Cruz Mountains
by Laura Ness
With all the cool weather so far this year, September may just be the warmest of all the summer months yet. It’s usually in September that a big heat wave hits, bringing harvest upon the region with the intensity of a hurricane. If a heat wave doesn’t materialize, there will be much dropping of fruit just to get things ripe before the vines shut down. Normally, Pinot starts coming in the second week of September. If it stays cool, it could be October before the first clusters are ready. Dave Moulton of Burrell School struck a cautionary note regarding harvest as this was written in August, saying that the mildew pressure this year was pretty intense with all the fog, but veraison had begun in the Pinot Noir, which was good news. The Chardonnay was still looking pretty green compared to where it’s been in years past, but all could change with a “sudden summer.” Viticulturist Prudy Foxx said that all the Pinot in the area had begun veraison, but the Chardonnay was far behind. Still, she was optimistic about crop quality. Katy Lovell of Poetic Cellars has vineyards in Livermore, so she’ll likely be the first to start crush. The crop loads look great and their summer has been moderate, which bodes well for potentially the most even, balanced grape crop they’ve had in decades. So, what’s bad for somebody is good for somebody else: adaptability is key. We can thank Darwin for putting a name on the relentless process that happens all around us, should we choose to pay heed. At Loma Prieta, the preoccupation with Pinotage has hit a fever pitch. Paul has planted another 500 vines, and all the Cab and Merlot have been sex-changed over to Pinotage, making his the only Pinotage vineyard in Santa Cruz Mountains, and the only one in the state to have Pinot in the same block. The winery announced a Pinotage Only Wine Club, and you can still join. This is one amazing grape: it’s a hybrid of Pinot and Cinsault, bred for cultivation in South Africa, and little grown outside of Capetown and environs. Only 50 acres exist in California. If Pinot is a Range Rover, Pinotage is a stretch Hummer.
SANTA CRUZ MOUNTAINS/BAY AREA CALENDAR FOR SEPTEMBER:

• September 11 & 12: Capitola Art & Wine Festival: featuring Burrell School and Hunter Hill wines • September 15: “Back to School” Wine Dinner with Burrell School Vineyards at California Café in Los Gatos, featuring the cuisine of Chef Bobby Laggan; 408-354-8118 • September 18: “Sip, Savor, Support” Alzheimers benefit, featuring the wines of Aver Family, Jazz Cellars and Poetic Cellars: Menlo Park, sipsavorsupport.com • September 19: Hunter Hill Dinner in the Vineyard Series, 5pm at the beautiful estate vineyard property in Soquel • September 18 & 10: Big Basin Vineyard Harvest Celebration and Fall Release Party at the winery in Boulder Creek: complimentary for Friends of the Vineyard; $20 per person, includes commemorative logo glass • September 21: Poetic Cellars gourmet wine pairing dinner at Red Crane Restaurant in Cupertino www.theredcrane.com: (408) 725-1990 • September 25: Grazin’ on the Green in Aptos, annual Santa Cruz cancer benefit. All five Summit to Sea Wineries will be pouring (Burrell School, Hunter Hill, Loma Prieta, Poetic Cellars and Vine Hill), as well as Generosa. (Yes, there are still a few cases of Tuscan Wedding, Sangiovese and Cabernet to be had: email GenerosaWines@gmail.com) • September 26: 1pm til 4pm: 8th Annual Healthy Kids Fundraiser at Thomas Fogarty winery, featuring the wines of Aver Family, Burrell School, Loma Prieta and Poetic Cellars. Catering by Le Papillon. Live auction with unique wine country adventures, www.healthyfamilyfund.org • October 2nd : Annual LPEF “Magic on the Mountain” Gala fundraiser held at Maison du Lac, featuring Loma Prieta, Burrell School and Silver Mountain. Features “Hats off to Fashion!” silent auction with one-of-a-kind headwear
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NAPA VALLEY
A Dozen Vintners – Tasting Room, 3000 Highway 29 North, St. Helena; 707 967-0666 Open daily 10-5 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; 707 255-3908 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 Black Corden Vnyds – 4155 Dry Creek Rd, Napa; 707 226-6860 Fri-Sat 11-4 or by appt Open by appointment only 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; 707 963-2435 Limited, by appointment only, closed Sundays Buehler – 820 Greenfield Road, St. Helena; 707 963-2155 Open by appointment only Buoncristiani Wine – P. O. Box 6946, Napa; 707 259-1681 Open by appointment only 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 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 Cuvaison Estate Wines – 4500 Silverado Trail, Calistoga; 707 942-2468 Open daily 10-5 Cuvaison Estate Wines – 1221 Duhig Road, Carneros (between Napa & Sonoma); 707 942-2455 Open daily 10-5 Darioush Winery – 4240 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 257-2345 Open daily 10:30-5

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David Arthur – 1521 Sage Canyon Road, St. Helena; 707 963-5190 Open by appointment only Fontanella Family – 1721 Partrick Road, Napa; 707 252-1017 Open daily by appointment 10-4 Forman Vineyards – 1501 Big Rock Road, St. Helena; 707 963-3900 Open by appointment only Franciscan Vineyards – 1178 Galleron Rd, Rutherford; 707 963-7111 Open daily 10-5 FRANK FAMILY VINEYARDS – 1091 Larkmead Lane, Calistoga; 707 942-0859 Open daily 10-5 Gift Items, Picnic Area Frazier Winery – 70 Rapp Lane, Napa; 707 255-3444 x107 Open by appointment FREEMARK ABBEY – 3022 St. Helena Hwy 29 N., St. Helena; 707 963-9694 Open Daily 10-5 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 Jericho Canyon Vnyd –3322 Old Lawley Toll Rd, Calistoga; 707 942-9665 Open by appointment Mon-Sat 10-4 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 10-2am JOSEPH PHELPS VINEYARDS – 200 Taplin Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-2745 Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat-Sun 10-4 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 Open daily by appointment only 10-4 Gift Items, Picnic Area, Children Welcomed Juicebox – 45 Enterprise Ct, Napa; 707 254-1212 Open daily by appointment only 9-5 Juslyn – 2900 Spring Mountain Rd, St. Helena; 707 265-1804 (Poured at Silenus Vintners) Winery open by appointment only

DAVID FULTON WINERY & VINEYARD
EST. 1860 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.

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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 Open by appointment only Falcor – 2511 Napa Corporate Dr, Ste 115, Napa; 888-402-WINE Open daily 10-5 Far Niente – 1350 Acacia Dr, Oakville; 707 944-2861 Open by appointment only 10-3 Farella-Park – 2222 N. Third Ave, Napa; 707 254-9489 Open by appointment only Fleury Estate Winery – 950 Galleron Rd, Rutherford; 707 967-8333 Open daily 10-4 Flora Springs – The Room – 677 St. Helena Hwy So., St. Helena; 707 967-8032 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

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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 Kelly Fleming Wines – 2339 Pickett Rd, Calistoga; 707 942-6849 Open by appointment only Open by appointment only Open by appointment only Open by appointment only Open by appointment only MUMM NAPA – 8445 Silverado Trail, Rutherford; 800 MUM-NAPA Open daily 10-5, last seating 4:45 Gift Items, Art Exhibits, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Wine Tours MurphyVineyards – 395 Crane Ave, St. Helena; 707 963-2516 Open by appointment only 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 Porter Family Vineyards – Napa; 707 265-7980 Open by appointment only PRAGER WINERY & PORT WORKS – 1281 Lewelling, St. Helena; 707 963-PORT (7678) Open daily 10:30-4:30 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 RAZI WINERY
New tasting room in Napa Valley ‘…taste our passion for wine in each style that we make.’ Wine & food pairings with an education based on appellations and terroirs

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 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

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 Revana Family – 2930 St. Helena Hwy, St. Helena; 707 967-8814 Open daily 10-5 Open by appointment

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Reverie Winery – 1250 Diamond Mtn Rd, Calistoga; 707 942-6800 REYNOLDS FAMILY – 3266 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 258-2558 Rios Wine – 1334-B Lincoln Ave, Calistoga; 707 942-1376 Ritchie Creek – 4024 Spring Mountain Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-4661 Road 31 Wine Co – Napa; 707 649-1200 Robert Biale – 4038 Big Ranch Rd, Napa; 707 257-7555 Robert Craig Winery – 625 Imperial Way, Napa; 707 252-2250 x1 Robert Keenan – 3660 Spring Mtn. Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-9177 ROBERT MONDAVI – 7801 St. Helena Hwy 29, Oakville; 707 968-2001 Robert Sinskey Vnyds – 6320 Silverado Trail, Yountville; 707 944-9090 Robinson Family Vnyds – 5880 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 944-8004 ROMBAUER VINEYARD – 3522 Silverado Trail, No, St. Helena; 707 963-5170 Wine & cheese pairing by appointment, daily 11am, 1 & 3pm, $25 Round Pond Winery – 886 Rutherford Rd, Rutherford; 1-877-963-9364 Rubicon Estates – 1991 St. Helena Hwy, Rutherford; 707 968-1161 Rudd Winery – 500 Oakville Cross Rd, Oakville; 707 944-8577 Ruston Family – 2798 Spring St, St. Helena; 707 967-8025 Rustridge Ranch – 2910 Lower Chiles Valley Rd, St. Helena; 707 965-9353 Rutherford Grove – 1673 St. Helena Hwy, Rutherford; 707 963-0544 Rutherford Hill – 200 Rutherford Hill Rd, Rutherford; 707 963-1871 Rutherford Ranch – 1680 Silverado Trail, Rutherford; 707 963-5251 Saddleback Cellars – 7802 Money Road, Oakville; 707 944-1305 Saintsbury – 1500 Los Carneros Ave, Napa; 707 252-0592 Salvestrin Vineyard – 397 Main Street, St. Helena; 707 963-5105 Saviez Vineyards – 4060 Silverado Trail, Calistoga; 707 942-5889 Sawyer Cellars – 8350 St. Helena Hwy, Rutherford; 707 963-1980 School House Vineyards – 3549 Langtry Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-4240 Schramsberg – 1400 Schramsberg Rd, Calistoga; 707 942-2414 Schweiger Vineyards – 4015 Spring Mt Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-4882 Sciandri Family Vineyards – Napa; 707 277-4999 x3 Seavey Vineyard – 1310 Conn Valley Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-8339 SEQUOIA GROVE – 8338 St. Helena Hwy 29, Rutherford; 707 944-2945 Gift Items, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for: Wine Tours, Food Pairings Shafer Vineyards – 6154 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 944-2877 Sherwin Family – 4060 Spring Mountain Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-1154 Signorello Vineyards – 4500 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 255-5990 Silenus Vintners – 5225 Solano Ave, Napa; 707 299-3930 Silver Oak Cellars – 915 Oakville Crossroad, Oakville; 1-800-273-8809 Silver Rose Cellars – 400 Silverado Trail, Calistoga; 707 942-9581 Silverado Trail Wine Studio – 3105 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 226-8569 Silverado Vineyards – 6121 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 257-1770 Sixteen by Twenty Wines – 4155 Dry Creek Rd, Napa; 707 226-6860 Sky Vineyards – 1500 Lokoya Rd, Napa; 707 935-1391 Smith Madrone – 4022 Spring Mountain Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-2283 Sodaro Estate – 24 Blue Oak Lane, Napa; 707 812-4848 Somerston Ranch Tasting Room – 6490 Washington, Yountville 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 Open by appointment Open daily 10-4:30 Open daily 10:30-6:30 Open by appointment Open by appointment only Open by appointment Open by appointment Mon-Sat 10-4 Open by appointment Open daily 10-5 Open daily 10-4:30 Open by appointment Open daily 10-5 Fri, Sat & Sun by appointment By appointment Open daily 10-5 Open Tues-Sat by appointment Open by appointment Open by appointment Open daily 10-4:30 Open daily 10-5 Open daily 10-4:30 Open daily by appointment 10-4 Open Mon-Sat by appointment Open by appointment Open by appointment Open daily 10-4 Open by appointment Open daily by appointment 10-4 Open by appointment Open by appointment Open by appointment Open daily 10:30-5 Open by appointment Open by appointment Fri-Sun 10-5, Mon-Thu by appointment Open by appointment only Open Mon-Sun 9-5 Open daily 10-5 Fri & Sat 11-4, Thu-Tue by appt Open daily 10-5 Open by appointment only Open by appointment Open by appointment Open by appointment Daily 10am-10pm Open by appointment Open by appointment Open by appointment Open by appointment ST. CLEMENT
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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; 1-800-395-2441 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 Tournesol Wine – Napa; 707 694-6073 Open by appointment only Trahan Winery – 974 Franklin St, Napa; 707 257-7477 Open daily 11-6 Trefethen Vineyards – 1160 Oak Knoll Ave, Napa; 707 255-7700 Open daily 10-4:30 Tres Sabores – 1620 S. Whitehall Lane, St. Helena; 707 967-8027 Open by appointment Trespass Vineyard – 1859 Hillview Place, St. Helena; 707 963-0804 Open by appointment TRINCHERO FAMILY ESTATES – 3070 N. St. Helena Hwy, St. Helena; 1-800-473-4454 Open daily 10-5 Trinitas Cellars – 875 Bordeaux Way, Napa; 707 251-1956 Open daily 11-7 Truchard – 3234 Old Sonoma Rd, Napa; 707 253-7153 Open by appointment Tudal Winery – 1015 Big Tree Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-3947 Open by appointment Tulocay – 1426 Coombsville Rd, Napa; 707 255-4064 Open by appointment TURNBULL WINE CELLARS – 8210 Highway 29, Oakville; 707 963-5839 Open daily 10-4:30 Twenty Rows – 880 Vallejo Street, Napa; 707 265-7750 Tue-Sat 11-5 Twomey Cellars – 1183 Dunaweal Lane, Calistoga; (707) 942-7122 Open Mon-Sat 9-4 Ubuntu Annex – Tasting Room, 1130 Main St, Napa; 707 251-5656 Mon-Wed 12-6, Thu-Fri 12-7, Sat 11-7, Sun 11-6 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

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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 Z-52 – Poured at Taste at Oxbow, 708 First St, Napa; 707 265-9600 Sun-Thu 11-6, Fri-Sat 11-9 Zahtila Vineyards – 2250 Lake County Hwy; Calistoga; 707 942-9251 Daily 10-4:30 ZD WINES – 8383 Silverado Trail, Rutherford; 707 963-5188 Open daily 10-4:30 Gift items, Children OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Wine Pairings 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 B. R. COHN WINERY – 15000 Sonoma Hwy 12, Glen Ellen; 800-330-4064 Open daily 10-5 Gift items, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call for: Tours, Educational Programs, Wine Pairings B Wise Vnyds – Poured at Sonoma Enoteca, 35 E Napa St, Suite B ; 707 935-1791 Wed-Mon 11-5:30, Tue seasonal 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 Bevin Cellars – 3900 Matanzas Creek Ln, Santa Rosa; 707 332-2918 Open by appointment only 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 – Poured at Cellars of Sonoma, 133 4th St, Santa Rosa; 707 578-1826 Sun-Wed 10-8:30, Thu-Sat 10-10 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 10-8:30, Thu-Sat 10-10 Chalk Hill – 10300 Chalk Hill Rd, Healdsburg; 800-838-4306 Open daily 10-4 CHARLES CREEK VINEYARD – 483 First St. W., Sonoma; 707 935-3848 Open daily 11-6 Chasseur – Sabastopol; 707 829-1941 By appointment only Fri 10 & 2 Chateau Felice – 10603 Chalk Hill Rd, Healdsburg; 707 836-9011 Sat-Sun 11-4, weekdays by appt CHATEAU ST. JEAN WINERY
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A. Rafanelli Winery – 4685 W. Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-1385 Open by appointment only Acorn Winery – 12040 Old Redwood Hwy, Healdsburg; 707 433-6440 Daily 11-5 by appointment Adobe Road Winery – 1995 S. McDowell Blvd, Petaluma; 707 939-7967 Open by appointment only 481 1st Street, Sonoma; 707 939-7967 Open daily 11-7 Adrian Fog – Healdsburg; 707 431-1174 Open by appointment, ALDERBROOK WINERY 2306 Magnolia, Healdsburg; 707 433-9154 Open daily 10-5 Gift items, Picnic Area, Art Exhibits, Children OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Food Pairings Alexander Valley Vineyards – 8644 Hwy 128, Healdsburg; 707 433-7209 Open daily 10-5 Amista Vineyards– 3320 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 431-9200 Open daily 11-4:30 Amphora Wines – 4791 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 431-7767 Open daily 11-4:30 Alegria Winery – 12040 Old Redwood Hwy, Healdsburg; 707 433-6440 Daily 11-5 by appointment 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 – Healdsburg; 707 820-1383 Open by appointment only Arrowood Vineyards & Winery – 14347 Sonoma Hwy 12, Glen Ellen; 707 935-2600 Open daily 10-4:30

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8555 Sonoma Highway, Kenwood www.ChateauStJean.com | 800-543-7572 Christie Vineyards – 851 Limerick Lane, Healdsburg; 707 431-0662 By appointment only CHRISTOPHER CREEK – 641 Limerick Ln, Healdsburg; 707 433-2001 Open daily 11-5 Picnic Area Chronicle Wines – P. O. Box 1854, Sonoma; 707-255-5862 ext 120 Open by appointment only Clarbec – 19368 Orange Ave, Sonoma; 707 996-4012 Open by appointment only Clary Ranch – 3461 Middle Two Rock Rd, Petaluma; 707 938-7210 Open by appointment only CLINE CELLARS – 24737 Arnold Drive, Sonoma; 707 940-4030 Open daily 10-6 Gift items, Picnic Area, Children OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours at 11, 1, 3 or Food Pairings Clos du Bois – 19410 Geyserville Ave, Geyserville; 707 857-3100 Open daily 10-4:30 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 onl

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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 or by appointment 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 Jan-Aug by appointment, Fridays only Del Carlo Winery – 4939 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg; 707 433-1036 Open by appointment only Deux Amis – 602 Limerick Ln, Healdsburg; 707 431-7945 Open by appointment only Downtown Wines – 132 Plaza St, Healdsburg; 707 473-0337 Daily 11-6 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 – Sebastopol; 877 874-3852 By appointment only DUTCHER CROSSING – 8533 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 431-2700 Open daily 11-5 Gift items, Picnic Area, Children OK; Call ahead for Winery Tours Dutton Estate – 8757 Green Valley Rd; Sebastopol; 707 829-9463 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 Winery tour only by appointment Emtu Estate Wines – 6111 Van Keppel Rd, Forestville; 707887-1239 Open by appointment Enkidu Wine – 8910 Sonoma Hwy. 12, Kenwood; 707 833-6100 Daily 12-6 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 Open daily 11am-6pm 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. Call ahead for winery tours and wine pairings. Groups by appointment. 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 Open by appointment Folk Machine – Poured at Downtown Wine: 132 Plaza St, Healdsburg; 707 473-0337 Thu-Mon 11-6, Fri-Sat 11-7 Foppiano Vineyards – 12707 Old Redwood Hwy, Healdsburg; 707 433-7272 Open daily 10-4:30 Freeman Winery – 1300 Montgomery Rd, Sebastopol; 415 831-4756 Open by appointment only Freestone Vineyards – 12747 El Camino Bodega, Freestone; 707 874-1010 Thur-Mon 11-5 Friendly Dog Winery – 14301 Arnold Dr, Jack London Village, Glen Ellen; 707-938-7550 Thu-Mon 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– 20838 Burndale Road, Sonoma; 415 225-6801 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 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 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 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 12-7 Hawley Wines – 36 North Street, Healdsburg; 707 473-9500 Open daily 11-6 Haywood Winery – 18000 Gehricke Rd, Sonoma; 707 939-5020 Open by appointment only Heintz – Sebastopol; 877 874-3852 By appointment only 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 ESTATE WINES – 13647 Arnold Drive, Glen Ellen; 707 938-7622 Thu-Sun 11-6 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 10-5:30 Inman Family – 3900 Piner Road, Santa Rosa; 707 395-0689 Fri -Sun 11-4 or by appt. Inspiration Vnyds & Winery –3360E Coffey Ln, Santa Rosa; 707 237-4980 Open daily 11-4:30 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

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

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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 Krutz Family Cellars– 1301 Cleveland Ave, Santa Rosa; 707 865-6755 Open by appointment only 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 Poured at Roots in Sonoma, 23574 Arnold Dr/Hwy, Sonoma; 707 934-4090 Open daily 11-6 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 – 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 or by appointment MADRONE RIDGE WINERY– Poured at Sonoma Enoteca, 35 E Napa St, Suite B ; 707 935-1791 Wed-Mon 11-5:30 MANZANITA CREEK – 1441 A&B Grove St, Healdsburg; 707 433-4052 Fri-Sat 11-4:30, Sun-Thur by appt – Poured at Sonoma Enoteca, 35 E Napa St, 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 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 – 13101 Arnold Drive @ Highway 12, Glen Ellen; 707 938-9401 Open daily 10:30-6:30 Mayo Family Reserve Room – 9200 Sonoma Hwy, Kenwood; 707 833-5504 Open daily 10:30-6:30 Mayo Family – at The Cellar Door, 1395 Broadway, Sonoma; 707 938-4466 Thu-Mon 11-6, Tue & Wed 4-6 MAZZOCCO SONOMA – 1400 Lytton Springs Rd, Healdsburg; 707 431-8159 Open daily 11-5 Gift items, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK MEADOWCROFT FAMILY – poured at Roots in Sonoma, 23574 Arnold Dr/Hwy 121, Sonoma; 707 934-4090 Open daily 10-6 Medlock Ames – 3487 Alexander Valley Rd, Healdsburg; 707431-8845 Open daily 10-5 Meeker Vineyards – 21035 Geyserville Ave, Geyserville; 707 431-2148 Open daily 10:30-6 Mercury Geyserville – 20120 Geyserville Avenue, Geyserville; 707 857-9870 Thu-Mon 11-7 Merriam Vnyds – 11650 Los Amigos Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-4032 Open daily 10-5 Merry Edwards – 2959 Gravenstein Hwy N, Sebastopol; 888-388-9050 Open daily 9:30-4:30, appt recommended Michel-Schlumberger – 4155 Wine Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-7427 Open by appointment only Mietz Cellars – Poured at Family Wineries – Dry Creek Valley: 4791 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-0100 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 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 daily 10-3 Occidental Road Cellars – 707 874-9401 Open Sat 1-4 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 – Poured at Terroirs Artisan Wines, 21001 Geyserville Ave, Geyserville; 707 857-4101 Thu-Mon 11:30-6:30 Papapietro Perry – 4791 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-0422 Open daily 11-4:30 PARADISE RIDGE WINERY – 4545 Thomas Lake Harris Dr, Santa Rosa; 707 528-WINE Open daily 11-5 Gift items, Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Winery Tours PARADISE RIDGE TASTING ROOM – 8860 Sonoma Hwy, Kenwood; 707 282-9020 Open daily 11-6 Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK Parmelee Hill – 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 Pasterik Vnyd – 3491 West Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg; 707 433-4655 Open by appointment only Pastori Winery – 23189 Geyserville Ave, Cloverdale; 707 857-3418 Open by appointment only Paul Hobbs – Sebastopol; 707 824-9879 Open by appointment only Pedroncelli Vineyards – 1220 Canyon Rd, Geyserville; 707 857-3531 Open daily 10-4:30 Pellegrini Family– 4055 West Olivet Rd, Santa Rosa; 800-891-0244 Open 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 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

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River Road Vnyds – 5220 Ross Rd, Sebastopol; 707 887-8130 Open by appointment only Roadhouse Winery – 107B W. North Street, Healdsburg; 707 922-6362 Tue-Thu 12-6, Fri-Sun 12-7 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 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, Sun 11-5, 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 Daily 10-5 by appointment 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 11-6, Tue hours 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 by appointment 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 11-5 Stephen & 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 Teldeschi Winery – 3555 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg; 707 433-6626 Open daily 12-5 Terroirs Artisan Wines – 21001 Geyserville Ave, Ste 101, Geyserville; 707 857-4101 Thu-Mon 11:30-6:30 Thomas George Estates – 8075 Westside Road, Healdsburg; 707 431-8031 Open daily 11-5 Three Alarm – Poured at Vine Tastings: 9058 Windsor Rd, Windsor; 707 620-0833 Mon-Fri 12-8, later on weekends Thumbprint Cellars –102 Matheson, Healdsburg; 707 433-2393 Open daily 11-6. Fri & Sat 11-7 Tin Barn – 21692 Eighth St E. #340, Sonoma; 707 938-5430 Fri-Sun 11-4, Mon-Thu by appt 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 11-6 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 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

NORTH CENTRAL COAST
Ahlgren Vineyard – 20320 Hwy 9, Boulder Creek; 800 338-6071 Alfaro Family Vnyd & Winery – 420 Hames Road, Corralitos; 831 728-5172 Aptos Creek – 520 Nisene Meadws Ct, Aptos; 831 684-1680 Armida Winery – 103 Stockton Avenue, Capitola; 831 462-1065 Bargetto Winery – 3535 N. Main St, Soquel; 831 475-2258 ext 14 Beauregard – 10 Pine Flat Road, Bonny Doon; 831 458-WINE Big Basin Vnyds – 830 Memory Ln, Boulder Creek; 831 621-8028 Big Basin Tasting Room – 14598 Big Basin Way, Suite B, Saratoga; 831 621-8028 Sat 12-4 or by appointment Sat 12-5 or by appointment Open by appointment only Open daily 11-6 Open daily 12-5 Open daily 11-5 Open by appointment only Thu-Mo 11-5, Fri-Sat 11-7

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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 Fri-Sun 12-5 Creekview Vineyards – 12467 Creekview Ct, San Martin; 408 686-0534 Open by appointment Creekview Vnyds & Sherman Cellars Tasting Rm – 40 Post St, San Jose; 408 288-WINE Wed-Sun 11-5 David Bruce Winery – 21439 Bear Creek Rd, Los Gatos; 408 354-4214 Mon-Fri 12-5, Sat-Sun 11-5 DeRose Vineyards – 9970 Cienega Valley Road, Hollister; 831 636-9143 Sat-Sun 11-4 or or by appointment Domenico Wines – 1697 Industrial Rd, San Carlos; 650 593-2335 Open daily 12-5 Enz – 1781 Limekiln Road, Hollister; 831 637-6443 By appointment only Equinox – 427-C Swift St, Santa Cruz; 831 338-2646; 831 423-3000 Fri-Sun 12-5 Fernwood Cellars – 7137 Redwood Retreat, Gilroy; 408 848-0611 Some Sat, call for appointment FLEMING JENKINS VNYDS & WINERY – 45 W. Main St, Los Gatos; 408 358-4949 Tue-Sun 12-6 Gift Items, Art Exhibit, Children Welcome Flint Wine Cellars – 13160 Cienega Road, Hollister; 831 636-8986 Open by appointment only Fortino Winery – 4525 Hecker Pass Hwy, Gilroy; 408 842-3305 Tue-Sat 10-5, Sun 11-5 Guglielmo Winery – 1480 E. Main St, Morgan Hill; 408 779-2145 Open daily 10-5 Hallcrest Vineyards – 379 Felton Empire Rd, Felton; 831 335-4441 Open daily 12-5 Heart o’ the Mountain – 5610 Scotts Valley Dr, Scotts Valley; 831 345-6133 Open by appointment only Heart’s Fire – 165 Cristich Lane, Unit K, Campbell; 1st Sun of the month 1-4 Hecker Pass Winery – 4605 Hecker Pass Hwy, Gilroy; 408 842-8755 Open daily 9-5 Hillcrest Terrace – 429B Ingalls Street, Santa Cruz; 831 426-1500 Sat-Sun 12-5 & by appointment HUNTER HILL – 7099 Glen Haven Rd, Soquel; 831 465-9294 Sat-Sun 11-4 or by appt J. LOHR VINEYARDS & WINE – 1000 Lenzen Ave, San Jose; 408 918-2160 Open daily 10-5 Jason-Stephens – 11775 Watsonville Rd, Gilroy; 408 846-8463 Open Daily 12-5 Kirigin Cellars – 11550 Watsonville Rd, Gilroy; 408 847-8827 Open daily 10-5 Kings Mountain – 187 Kings Mountain Road, Woodside; 650 851-7551 Open by appointment only La Honda – 2645 Fair Oaks Ave, Redwood City; 650 366-4104 Open by appointment only La Nebbia – 12341 San Mateo Road, Half Moon Bay; 650 726-9463 Open daily 10-5 Léal Vineyards – 300 Maranatha Drive, Hollister; 831 636-1023 Open daily 11-5 LOMA PRIETA WINERY – 26985 Loma Prieta Way, Los Gatos; 408 353-2950 Sat-Sun 12-5 or by appt Martin Ranch – 6675 Redwood Retreat Road, Gilroy; 408 842-9197 Open third weekend of each month 12-5 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 VINE HILL – 2300 Jarvis Road, Santa Cruz; 831 427-0436 Open third weekend each month 12-5 & special events 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

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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 Horne – 2200 Hwy 29, Middletown; 707 987-1069 Open weekends 10-6, weekdays by appt. Husch Vineyards – 4400 Hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-3216 Open daily 10-5 JAXON KEYS – 10400 S. Hwy 101, Hopland; 877-462-0666 Open daily 10-5 Jeriko Estate – 12141 Hewlitt Sturtevant Rd, Hopland; 707 744-1140 Sum 10-5, Win 11-4 Kelseyville Wine Co. –5627 Gaddy Lane, Kelseyville; 707 279-2995 By appt Langtry Estate – 21000 Butts Canyon Rd, Middletown; 707 987-2385 Open daily 11-5 Lazy Creek Vineyards – 4741 Hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-3623 Open Fr-Mo 11-4:30 Le Vin Winery – 33151 Hwy. 128, Yorkville; 707 894-2304 Open by appointment only Lolonis Vineyards – 1905 Rd D, Redwood Valley; 707 485-7544 Open by appointment Londer Vineyards – 14051 Highway 128, Boonville; 707 895-3900 Thu-Mon 11-5 Manoir Girard Cellars – 12601 Ell River Rd; Potter Valley; 707 391 WINE (9463) Open by appointment only Maple Creek Winery – 20799 Hwy 128; Yorkville; 707 895-3001 Open daily 10:30-5 Mariah Vineyards – 33525 Mountain View Rd, Point Arena; 707 882-2243 Open by appointment McDowell Valley – 13380 S. Hwy 101, Hopland 707 744-8911 Mon-Fri 11-5, Sat-Sun 10-5 McFadden Vineyard – 13275 S. Hwy 101 Suite #5, Hopland; 707 744-8463 Open daily 10-5 McNab Ridge Winery – 13441 S. Hwy 101; Hopland; 707 744-1986 Open daily 10-5 Meyer Family Cellars – 19750 Hwy 128, Yorkville; 707 895-2341 Open daily 10-5 Milano Family Winery – 14594 S. Hwy 101, Hopland; 800-564-2582 Open daily10-5 Monte Lago Winery – Clear Lake, 510-599.LAGO Open by appointment only Moore Family Winery – 11990 Bottle Rock Road, Kelseyville; 707 279-9279 Fri - Sun 11-5 Mt. Konocti Growers Winery – 2550 Big Valley Road, Kelseyville; 707 279-4213 By appt Navarro Vineyards – 5601 Hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-3686 Summer 10-6, Winter 10-5 Nelson Family – 550 Nelson Ranch Road; Ukiah Open daily 10-5 Noggle Vineyards & Winery – 700 Old Long Valley Road, Clearlake Oaks; 707 998-0319 Sat-Sun 11-5 or by appt Oster – 13501 Tomki Road, Redwood Valley; 707 485-5257 Open by appointment Pacific Star – 33000 North Highway 1, Fort Bragg; 707 964-1155 Open daily 11-5 Parducci Wine Cellars – 501 Parducci Rd, Ukiah; 707 463-5357 Open daily 10-5 Phillips Hill Estates – 8627 Hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-2209 Open daily 11-5 Philo Ridge – Call for an appoinment on weekends, 707 489-2303 Ployez Winery – 11171 Highway 29, Lower Lake; 707 994-2106 Open daily 11-5 Roederer Estate – 4501 Hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-2288 Open daily 11-5 Rosa D’Oro – 3915 Main Street, Kelseyville; 707 279-0483 Mon-Tue 12-5, Wed-Sat 10:30-6:30, Sun 11-5 Saracina Vineyards – 11684 South Hwy 101, Hopland; 707 744-1671 Open daily 10-5 SCHARFFENBERGER CELLARS – 8501 Hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-2957 Open daily 11-5 Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK Shannon Ridge – 12599 E. Hwy 20, Clear Lake Oaks; 707 998-9656 Daily 10:30-5 Shed Horn Cellars – Socrate Mine Road, Middletown; 707 987-4716 By appt Silversmith Vineyards – 3700 A Rd J, Redwood Valley; 707 485-1196 Sat-Sun 11-5 or by appointment Six Sigma Ranch and Winery – 13372 Spruce Grove Road, Lower Lake; 707 994-4068 Daily 11-4:30 Sol Rouge – P.O. Box 859, Kelseyville; 707 279-9000 By appt Standish Wine Co. – 5101 Hwy 128, Philo707 895-9213 October-March 10-5 Daily, April-September 10-6 Daily Steele Wines – 4350 Thomas Drive, Lakeport; 707 279-9475 Mon-Sat 11-5 Terrill Cellars and Tuscan Village – 16175 Main Street, Lower Lake; 707 252-8444 Daily 10-4p Toulouse Vineyards – 8001 Hwy 128, 707 895-2828; Philo Open daily 11-5 Tulip Hill Winery – 4900 Bartlett Springs Rd, Nice; 707 274-9373 Open daily 10-5 Weibel Family Winery and Vineyards – 13300 Buckman Dr., Hopland; 707 744-2200 Open Daily 10-5 Whaler Vineyards – 6200 E Side Rd, Ukiah; 707 462-6355 Open by appointment only Wildhurst Vineyards – 3855 Main St, Kelseyville; 800 279-4302 Open daily 10-5 Yorkville Cellars – 25701 Hwy 128, Yorkville; 707 894-9177 Winter 11-5, Summmer 11-6 ZINA HYDE CUNNINGHAM – 14077 Hwy 128, Boonville; 707 895-9462 Open Daily 10-5 Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK

LAKE/MENDOCINO COUNTIES
Barra of Mendocino – 7051 N. State Street, Redwood Valley; 707 485-0322 Open daily 10-5 Beaver Creek Vnyds – 22000 Hwy 29, Middletown; 707 987-1069 Open daily11-8 Bell Hill Vineyards– 6725 Jacobsen, Kelseyville; 707 490-4400 Thurs-Sun, Winter 12-6, Summer 1-7 Brassfield Estate– 10915 High Valley Rd, Clearlake Oaks; 707 998-1895 Daily 10-5, Weekends by appt. in Winter Breggo Cellars – 11001 Highway 128, Boonville; 707 895-9589 Open daily 11-5 Brutocao Cellars – 7000 Hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-2152 Summer 10-6, Winter 10-5 Brutocao Cellars – 13500 Hwy 101, Hopland; 707 744-1664 Open daily 10-6 Ceago Del Lago – 5115 E. Hwy 20, Nice; 707 274-1462 Open daily 10-5 Chiarito Vineyards – 2651 Mill Creek Rd, Ukiah; 707 462-7146 Open by appointment only Claudia Springs – 1810 Hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-3993 Summer: Fri-Mon 11-5; Winter Fri-Sun 11-5 Cougar’s Leap – 9300 Seigler Springs Rd. N., Kelseyville; 707 279-0651 May-Oct, Fri-Sun 11-5pm or by appt Duncan Peak Vineyards – 14500 Mtn. House Road, Hopland; 707 744-1129 Open by appointment only Eden Crest Vineyards & Winery – 2550 Big Valley Road, Kelseyville; 707 279-2987 Open by appointment Elke Vineyards – 12351 Hwy 128, Booneville; 707 246-7045 Open by appointment only Esterlina – 1200 Holmes Ranch Road, Philo; 707 895-2920 Open by appointment only Fetzer Vineyards – Hwy 175, Hopland; 707 744-1250 Open daily 9-5 Foursight Wines – 14475 Highway 128, Boonville; 707 898-2889 Fri-Mon 10-4:30 Frey – 14000 Tomki Rd, Redwood Valley; 707 485-5177 Mon-Frid 10-5, by appointment Germain-Robin – P. O. Box 1059, Ukiah; 707 462-0314 Open by appointment only Mon-Frid 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

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

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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 Miramont Estate – poured at Tesla Vintners, 5143 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 606-WINE Tue-Sun 12-5 24837 E. Milton Rd, Linden; 209 887-3178 By appointment only Mitchell Katz Winery – 1188 Vineyard Ave; Pleasanton; 925 931-0744 Thu-Sun 12-5, Fri 12-6 Murietta’s Well – 3005 Mines Rd; Livermore; 925 456-2390 May-Oct Open daily 11-4:30, Nov-Apr Wed-Sun 11-4:30 Nottingham Cellars – 2245 South Vasco Rd, Livermore; 925 294-8647 Fri 2-6, Sat-Sun 12-4:30 Occasio – 2245B South Vasco Road, Livermore; 925 371-1987 Fri-Sun 12 to 5 Page Mill– 1960 S. Livermore Ave, Livermore; 925 456-7676 12-4:30 Fri-Sunday & by appointment Red Feather – 5700 Greenville Rd, Livermore; 925 449-1871 Sat-Sun 11-5, Mon-Fri 12-4 Retzlaff Vineyards – 1356 S. Livermore Ave, Livermore; 925 447-8941 Tue-Fri 12-2, Sat-Sun 12-4:30 Rios Lovell Estate Winery – 6500 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 443-0434 Wed-Fri 11-3, Sat-Sun 11-5 Rodrigue Molyneaux – 3053 Marina Ave, Livermore; 925 447-4280 Sat-Sun 12:30-5 Ruby Hill Winery – 400 Vineyard Ave, Pleasanton; 925 931-WINE Wed-Sun 11-5:30 Ryhan Estate Vineyards – 5385 East Ave, Livermore; 408-209-9498 Fri-Sun 12-5 Steven Kent – 5443 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 243-6440 Open daily 12-4:30 Stony Ridge Winery – 4948 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 449-0458 Thu-Sun 11-4:30 Tamas Estate – 5489 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 456-2380 Open daily 12-4:30 Tenuta Vineyards – 633 Kalthoff Common, Livermore; 925 960-1006 Fri-Sun 12-5 Tesla Vintners – 5143 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 606-WINE Tue-Sun 11-5 Singing Winemaker (The ) – poured at Tesla Vintners, 5143 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 606-WINE Tue-Sun 12-5 Thomas Coyne Winery – 51 E. Vallecitos Rd (Hwy 84), Livermore; 925 373-6541 Sat-Sun 12-5 Wente Vineyards Estate Winery – 5565 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 456-2300 Open daily 11-4:30 Wente Vineyards Visitors Center – 5050 Arroyo Rd, Livermore; 925 456-2405 Open daily 11-6:30 Westover Vineyards – 34329 Palomares Rd, Castro Valley; 925 537-3932 Sat-Sun 12-5 White Crane Winery – 5405 Greenville Rd, Livermore; 925 455-8085 Thu-Mon 12-4:30 Wood Family Winery – 7702 Cedar Mountain Rd, Livermore; 925 606-7411 Open by appointmentViano Vineyards

YOLO COUNTY
Berryessa Gap – 27260 Hwy 128, Winters; 530 795-3201 Mon-Sat 12-4 Berryessa Gap – 15 Main Street, Winters; 530 795-3201 Thurs-Sat 4:30-8:30 Bogle Vineyards – 37783 County Rd, Clarksburg; 916 744-1139 Sat-Sun 12-5, Mon-Fri by appointment Capay Valley Vineyards – 13757 Hwy 16, Brooks; 530 796-4110 Open Sat-Sun 12-5, Weekdays by appointment Carvalho Family – poured at the Old Sugar Mill, 35265 Willow Ave, Clarksburg; 916 744-1625 Wed-Sun 11-5 Heringer Estates – poured at the Old Sugar Mill, 35265 Willow Ave, Clarksburg; 916 744-1227 Thu-Sun 11-5 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

BAY AREA/LIVERMORE
Bent Creek Winery – 5455 Greenville Rd, Livermore; 925 455-6320 Fri-Sun 12-4:30 Big White House – 6800 Greenville Rd, Livermore; 925 449-1976 Sat-Sun 12-4:30 Bodegas Aguirre – 8580 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 606-0554 Sat-Sun 12-4 Cedar Mountain – 7000 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 373-6636 Sat-Sun 12-4 Charles R Vnyds – 8195 Crane Ridge Rd, Livermore; 925 454-3040 Fri-Sun 12-4:30 Chouinard Vnyds – 33853 Palomares Rd, Castro Vly; 510 582-9900 Sat-Sun 12-5 (and most holidays) Concannon – 4590 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 456-2505 Open daily 11-4:30 Crooked Vine – 4948 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 371-8156 Mon-Sat 11:30-4:30, Sun 11-4:30 Cuda Ridge Wines – 5385 East Ave, Livermore; 510 304-0914 Fri-Sun 12-4:30 & by appointment Dashe Cellars – 55 4th St, Oakland; 510 452-1800 Thu-Sun 12-6, Mon by appt Deer Ridge Vineyards – 1828 Wetmore Rd, Livermore; 866 561-0838 Fri-Sun 11-5 Eagle Ridge Vineyard – 10017 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 443-3375 Sat-Sun 12-4:30 Eckert Estate – 2400 Arroyo Road, Livermore; 925 584-6494 Sat-Sun 12 -5 & by appointment el Sol – 8626 Lupine Way, Livermore; 925 606-1827 Fri-Sun 12-5 Elliston Vineyards – 463 Kilkare, Sunol; 925 862-2377 Sat-Sun 12-5 Fenestra Winery – 83 Vallecitos Rd (Hwy 84), Livermore; 925 447-5246 Fri-Sun 12-5 GARRÉ VINEYARD & WINERY – 7986 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 371-8200 Fri 12-4:30, Sat-Sun 11:30-5 Gift Items, Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Restaurant, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Food Pairings Hidden Creek – 5937 Graham Ct, Suite B, Livermore; 925 371-2424 Sat-Sun 12-4:30 John Christopher – 25 So. Livermore Ave, Ste 103, Livermore; 925-456-WINE Thu-Sun 12-6 La Rochelle – 5443 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 243-6442 Open daily 12-4 Las Positas Vineyards – 682 Pinnacle Pl, Livermore; 925 989-0857 Sat-Sun 12-5 Lavish Laines Winery – Tasted at Good Brewer, 2960 Pacific Avenue, Livermore; 925 321-0373 Fri-Sun 11-5 Les Chenes – 5562 Victoria Lane, Livermore; 925 373-1662 Weekends 12-4:30 Little Valley Winery – 739 Main St, Pleasanton Wed 4-9, Fri-Sat 12-6, Sun 12-5 Longevity Wines – 35 Rickenbacker Circle South, Livermore; 888 325-WINE Sat-Sun 12-5 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

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY
Bloomfield Vnyd– 633 First Street, Brentwood; 925 634-9463 Wed-Thu 4-8pm, Fri 4-11pm, Sat 11am-11pm Captain Vineyards – 1969 Joseph Drive, Moraga; 925 631-0714 Open by appointment Enos Wines – 9000 Brentwood Blvd., Brentwood; 925 634-3900 Open by appointment Hannah Nicole Vnyds – 6740 Balfour Road, Brentwood; 925 513-0769 Fri 11-3, Sat-Sun 1-5 Happy Valley Cellars – 1223 Upper Happy Valley Road, Lafayette; 925 283-1245 Open by appointment New Departures Wine Co. – 6140 Alhambra Valley Road, Martinez; 925 366-8463 Open by appointment Odisea Wine Co. – 963 Redwood Drive, Danville; 925 915-1662 Open by appointment Olin Wines – 975 Detroit Ave., Unit B, Concord; 925 771-7107 Sat 12-4 or by appt. Palomares Vineyards – 34329 Palomares Road, Castro Valley Sat-Sun 12-5 Parkmon Vineyards – 55 Laird Drive, Moraga; 925 631-7980 Open by appointment Shadowbrook Winery – 3739 Shadowbrook Court, Walnut Creek; 925-988-9463 Open by appointment Sterling Albert Winery– 150 Mason Circle, Suite J, Concord; 925 219-2279 Sat 12-5pm, Sun by appt. Tamayo Family Vnyds – 2155 Elkins Way, Brentwood; 925 513-8463 Open by appointment Viano Vineyards – 150 Morello Avenue, Martinez; 925 228-6465 Wed-Mon 9-5pm

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

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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 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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AMADOR COUNTY Amador Cellars – 11093 Shenandoah Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6150 Open daily 11-5 Amador County Wine Cellar– 14207 Hwy 49, Amador City; 209 267-0104 Fri-Sun 11-6 & holidays Amador Foothill Winery – 12500 Steiner Road, Plymouth, 209 245-6307 Fri-Sun 12-5 Avio – 14520 Ridge Rd, Sutter Creek; 209 267-1515 Fri-Sun 11-5 Bantam Cellars – 10851 Shenandoah School Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6677 Open Daily 11-4 Bella Piazza – 19900 Shenandoah School Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-4600 Open daily 10-5 Borjon Winery – 10590 Shenandoah Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3087 Fri-Sun 11-4 Bray Vineyards – 10590 Shenandoah Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6023 Fri-Mon 10-5 C.G. Di Arie – 19919 Shenandoah School Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-4700 Thurs-Mon 10-4:30 Charles Spinetta Winery – 12557 Steiner Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3384 Mon, Thu, Fri 8-4, Sat-Sun 9-5 Clos Du Lac Cellars – 3151 Hwy 88/Jackson Vlly Rd, Ione; 209 274-2238 Wed-Sun 10-4 Convergence Vnyds – 14650 Hwy 124, Plymouth; 209 245-3600 Fri-Sun 10-5 Cooper Vineyards – 21365 Shenandoah School Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6181 Thu-Mon 11-4:45 or by appt Deaver Vineyards – 12455 Steiner Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-4099 Open daily 10:30-5 Dillian Wines – 12138 Steiner Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3444 Fri-Sun 11-4:30 Dobra Zemlja Winery – 12505 Steiner Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3183 Open daily 10-5 Driven Cellars– 12595 Steiner Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-4545 Fri-Mon 10-5 Drytown Cellars – 16030 Hwy 49, Drytown; 866-379-8696 Fri-Sun 11-5 Gold Hill Winery – Poured at Sutter Creek Wine Tasting, 85 Main Street, Sutter Creek; 209 267-5838 Daily 11-6 Gold Hill Vineyard – 5660 Vineyard Lane, Placerville; 530 626-6522 Thu-Sun 10-5 or by appt Jeff Runquist Wines – 10776 Shenandoah School Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6282 Fri-Sun 11-5 Karly – 11076 Bell Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3922 Open daily 12-4 Karmére – 11970 Shenandoah Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-5000 Daily 11-5 Le Mulet Rouge – Poured at Sutter Creek Wine Tasting, 85 Main Street, Sutter Creek; 209 267-5838 Daily 11-6 Morse Wines/Il Gioiello Winery– 22355 Lawrence Rd, Fiddletown; 209 245-3395 Sat-Sun 11-5 Nine Gables – 10778 Shenandoah Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3949 Thu-Sun 11-5 Nua Dair Vineyards – 13825 Willow Creek Rd, Ione; 209 245-5567 Sat-Sun 10:30-5:30 Renwood – 12225 Steiner Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6979 Open daily 10:30-5:30 Scott Harvey – 79 Main St., Sutter Creek; 209 267-0122 Thu-Mon 11-5 Shenandoah Vineyards – 12300 Steiner Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-4455 Open daily 10-5 Sierra Ridge Vnyd – Poured at Sutter Creek Wine Tasting, 85 Main Street, Sutter Creek; 209 267-5838 Daily 11-6 Sierra Ridge Vnyd – 14110 Ridge Rd., Sutter Creek; 209 267-1316 Daily 11-6 Sobon Estate – 14430 Shenandoah Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6554 Open daily 9:30-5 Stone House Vineyard – 10861 Shenandoah Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6888 Thu-Sun 12-5 Stoneridge Winery – 13862 Ridge Rd, Sutter Creek; 209 223-1761 Open by appointment only Story Winery – 10525 Bell Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6208 Daily Sum 11-5, Win 11-4 Sutter Creek Wine Tasting – 85 Main St, Sutter Creek; 209 267-5838O Open daily 11-6 Tanis Vineyards – 13120 Willow Creek Rd, Ione; 209 274-4807 Sat-Sun 10-5:30 TKC Vineyards – 11001 Valley Dr, Plymouth; 209 245-6428 Sat 11-5, Sun 1-5 or by appt Terra D’Oro/Montevina – 20680 Shenandoah Schl Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6942 Open daily 10-4:30 Terre Rouge/Easton Wines– 10801 Dickson Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3117 Fri-Mon 11-4 Villa Toscano – 10600 Shenandoah Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3800 Open daily 10-5 Vino Noceto – 11011 Shenandoah Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6556 Mon-Fri 11-4, Sat-Sun 11-5 Wilderotter Vineyard – 19890 Shenandoah School Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6016 Fri-Mon 10:30-5 Young’s Vineyard – 10120 Shenandoah Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3005 Mon-Fri 10-4, Sat-Sun 10:30-4 CALAVERAS COUNTY Albeno Munari Winery – 2690 San Domingo Rd, Murphys; 209 728-3436 Open daily 11-5 Beaux Chevaux – 466B Main St, Murphys; 209-728-1000 Fri-Sun 11-5 Black Sheep Winery – 221 Main St, Murphys; 209 728-2157 Daily 11-5 Bodega Del Sur Winery– 457C Algiers St, Murphys; 209 728-9030 Mon-Fri 12-5, Sat-Sun 11-5 Brice Station – 3353 E. Hwy 4, Murphys; 209 728-9893 Fri-Sun 12-6 or by appointment Broll Mountain – 106 Main St, Murphys; 209 728-9750 Sat-Sun 1-5

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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 – 304 Main St, Placerville; 530 344-8488 Mon-Thu 3-7, Fri 3-9, Sat 12-9, Sun 2-6 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 Synapse Wines – 304 Main St, Placerville; 530 626-9463 Mon-Thu 3-7, Fri 3-9, Sat 12-9, Sun 2-6 Toogood Estate Winery – 7280 Fair Play Rd, Fair Play; 530 620-1910 Open daily 11-5:30 Ursa Vineyards –5951 Mr. Aukumn Rd, Somerset; 530 647-2646 Sat-Sun 11-5 Van Der Vijver Estate – 7451 Fair Play Rd, Fair Play; 530 620-3210 Wed-Thu 12-5, Fri-Sun 11-5 Venezio Vineyard – 5821 Hwy 49, Coloma; 530 885-9463 Wed-Sun 11-5 Windwalker Vnyds – 7360 Perry Creek, Fair Play; 530 620-4054 Daily 11-5 Winery by the Creek – 8085 Perry Creek Rd, Fair Play; 530 620-2402 Thu-Sun 11-5 Wofford Acres – 1900 Hidden Valley Rd, Camino; 530 626-6858 Thu-Sun 11-5 MERCED COUNTY Red Rock Winery – 7326 E. Hwy 140, Merced; 209 722-7625 Open daily 10-5 NEVADA COUNTY Avanguardia – 13028 Jones Bar Rd, Nevada City; 530 274-9482 Sat-Sun 12-5 Burch Hall – 108 Mill St, Grass Valley; 530 272-7000 Open daily 12-5 Coufos Cellars – 10065 Rough & Ready Rd, Rough & Ready; 530 274-2923 Sat-Sun 12-5 Double Oak – 14510 Blind Shady Rd, Nevada City; 530 292-3235 Sat 11-5 Feb-Dec or by appointment Indian Springs – 303 Broad St, Nevada City; 530 478-1068 Sun-Thu 11:30-5, Fri-Sat 11:30-6 Lucchesi Vineyards – 167 Mill St, Grass Valley; 530 274-2164 Open daily 11-6 Montoliva Vineyard – 15629 Mount Olive Rd, Chicago Park; 530 346-6577 Sat-Sun 12-4 Naggiar Vineyards – 18125 Rosemary Lane, Grass Valley; 530 268-9059 Fri-Sun 12-5 or by appt Nevada CityWinery –321 Spring Street, Nevada City; 530 265-9463 Fri-Sat 12-6, Sun-Thu 12-5 Pilot Peak Winery – 12888 Spenceville Rd, Penn Valley; 530 432-3321 Sat-Sun 12-5 Sierra Knolls – 19635 Kingswood Ct, Grass Valley; 530 268-9225 Sat-Sun 12-5 Sierra Starr – 209 W. Main Street, Grass Valley; 530 477-8282 Wed-Mon 12-5 Smith Vineyard – 13577 Dog Bar Rd, Grass Valley; 530 273-7032 Sat 1-5 Mar-Dec or by appt Solune Winegrowers – 16303 Jewett Lane, Grass Valley; 530 271-0990 Sat-Sun 12-5 Szabo Vineyards – Gold Fork Rd, Nevada City; 415 328-5611 By appt only Truckee River – 11555 Brockway Rd, Truckee; 530 587-4626 Wed-Mon 11-7 PLACER COUNTY Baumbach Wines – Auburn; 530 305-0048 Sat-Sun 12-4 Cristaldi Vineyards – 4060 Ridge Dr, Auburn; 916 759-1291 Sat-Sun 12-5 by appt Dono dal Cielo Estate Vnyds – 6100 Wise Rd, Newcastle, 530 888-0101 Fri-Sun 12-5 Fawnridge – 5560 Fawnridge Rd, Auburn, 530 887-9522 Fri-Sun 10-5,Tue-Thu by appt Green Family – 3420 Pine Ridge Ln, Auburn; 530 888-8866 (most) Sat-Sun 12-5 or by appt Lone Buffalo Vineyards – 2682 Burgard Ln, Auburn; 916 663-4486 By appointment Mt. Vernon – 10850 Mt. Vernon Rd, Auburn; 530 823-1111 Thu-Sun 11-5 Ophir Wines – 7870 Santini Lane, Newcastle; 916 531-3055 Sat 12-4 until Dec. or by appointment Pescatore – 7055 Ridge Rd, Newcastle; 916 663-1422 (most) Sat-Sun 12-5 Rancho Roble – 340 Fleming Rd, Lincoln; 916 645-2075 By appointment only Secret Ravine – 4390 Gold Trail Way, Loomis; 916 652-6015 (most) Sat-Sun 12-4 Vina Castellano – 4590 Bell Rd, Auburn; 530 889-BULL Fri-Sun 12-5

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