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

MARCH 18, 2011 – ISSUE 11 – VOLUME 30

Rombauer Vineyards

ON THE COVER Rombauer Vineyards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 SPECIAL COUPONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 WINE COUNTRY NEWS Wine Country Calendar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-18 Wineology by Len Napolitano . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 WINE COUNTRY GETAWAYS Overnight Accommodations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22

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Turnbull Wine Cellars

SUISUN VALLEY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28-29 Suisun Valley Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 NAPA VALLEY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30-41 Napa Valley Fine Art . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Yountville . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Downtown Napa Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .35 Calistoga . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36-37 St. Helena Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38 Napa Valley Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40-41 SONOMA COUNTY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42-55 Sonoma County Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42-43 Russian River Area Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Healdsburg Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 Geyserville Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .49 Santa Rosa Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .49 Sonoma Valley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .50-55 Sonoma Valley Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .50 Glen Ellen & Kenwood Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .52 Sonoma Plaza . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .54 MENDOCINO & LAKE COUNTIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56-57 Lake & Mendocino Counties Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 LIVERMORE VALLEY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Livermore Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .58 LODI/WOODBRIDGE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 Lodi/Woodbridge Area Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 NORTHERN CENTRAL COAST . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60-63 Monterey Bay/Santa Cruz Mountains Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Salinas Valley Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63

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St. Clement Vineyards

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A Food & Wine Experience

SIERRAS/FOOTHILLS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 Sierra Foothills Wineries Maps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 WINERY LISTINGS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .65-78

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intelligence for the Wine conSUMer by Len Napolitano

How is domestic wine identification different from imported wine?
Besides differences in style between the wines of America and Europe, the way wine is identified on the label of one country’s wine versus the other also tells a tale of two wine cultures. After centuries of winemaking in Europe, they have established that specific grapes make the best wine only in certain regions. These grape-region marriages, and the wine styles associated with them, have become so well known by the Europeans and wine lovers everywhere that they simply refer to the wine by the name of the region and not the grape. The type of grape used is secondary. What is obvious to the French may not be so obvious to the average American, however. Here are a few popular regions in France and the grapes they use to make their famous wines: • Red Bordeaux: Primarily Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and blends that include these grapes. Also, Cabernet Franc, Malbec and Petit Verdot are in the mix. • White Bordeaux: Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon • Red Burgundy: Pinot Noir • White Burgundy: Chardonnay • Red Rhône: Primarily Syrah and Grenache and blends that include these grapes. • White Rhône: Viognier, Rousanne, Marsanne and blends that include these grapes In the US, our wine regions are still experimenting, finding the best grapes to grow in certain areas. Many regions here have gradually become associated with a single grape because of the exceptional wines that they consistently produce. Examples are Oregon for Pinot Noir, Rutherford in Napa Valley for Cabernet Sauvignon or Carneros for Chardonnay among many other appellations that have developed fine reputations for certain types of wines. In the United States there are no restrictions on what grapes can be grown in any region, but in France and other European countries it is unlawful to make wines labeled with the region’s name from grapes that are not officially approved for that region. If they do, the wines are reduced in class to a more basic, less regulated “Table Wine” or “Country Wine” classification. Italian wines offer both approaches to identifying their wines. Some popular wines, like Chianti, Valpolicella and Barolo use the geographic name while wines labeled Prosecco, Barbera and Pinot Grigio, are named after the grapes used. In an effort to make it easier for American consumers to select French wine, more wines from France are being labeled by grape variety today than in years past.

Len Napolitano lives in San Luis Obispo County and is certified in wine by the Society of Wine Educators, Wine & Spirits Education Trust and Chicago Wine School and continually gains knowledge from his frequent contact with California winemakers. More information is on his website, www.wineology.com. Send your questions about wine to: wineologist@earthlink.net or by mail to Len Napolitano in care of Wine Country This Week magazine. Wineology is a registered trademark of Len Napolitano.

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

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NAPA VALLEY
ONGOING Napa Valley Wine Train napa, 800-427-4124, www.winetrain.com • Mar 12: the Big gay train • Mar 19: Moonlight escape, crow Moon • Mar 19: Murder Mystery ONGOING Napa Valley Opera House 1030 Main Street, napa, 707-226-7372, www.nvoh.org • Mar 10: talk cinema napa Valley • Mar 11: John Pizzarelli & Jessica Molaskey • Mar 12: capitol Steps • Mar 16, 18: into the Woods, Jr. by Blue oak School • Mar 17: Men of Worth • Mar 19: greg Brown • Mar 20: café cabaret, irving Berlin • Mar 23: Acoustic Africa • Mar 25: Paul taylor Dance co. taylor 2 ONGOING Live at the Lincoln Theater Yountville, 707-944-1300, www.lincolntheater.com • Mar 11: in My life – A Musical tribute to the Beatles ONGOING Wine Tasting at Back Room Wines napa, 5-9pm, 707-226-1378, www.backroomwines.com • Mar 10: taste the terroir of Shake ridge ranch • Mar 11: A taste tour of italy • Mar 17: riesling fan club of napa Valley Meeting • Mar 18: is it $15 or is it $50? tasting • Mar 24: tasting the frederic esmonin 2009 red Burgundies • Mar 25: “new Kids on the Block” tasting first releases ONGOING di Rosa Preserve Art & Nature napa, 707-226-5991, www.dirosapreserve.org • ongoing through Apr 16: enrique chagoya, Surviving Paradise • Mar 10: Artist talk, enrique chagoya ONGOING Live at Uptown Theatre napa, 707-259-0123, www.uptowntheatrenapa.com • Mar 12: Always…Patsy cline • Mar 19: lily tomlin • Mar 20: gretchen Wilson • Mar 25: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy • Mar 27: taj Mahal ONGOING FRIDAYS Friday Night Pulse Tastings AcMe fine Wines, St.helena, 5-7pm, www.acmefinewines.com, 888-963-0440 ONGOING Friday Night Winemaker Events JV Wine & Spirits, napa, 5-7pm, $2, 707-253-2624, www.jvwine.com • Mar 10: Wines from Spain & Portugal • Mar 18: Pigs ‘n Pinot ONGOING Tasting Events at Wineries of Napa Valley napa town center, napa, 707-253-9450 www.napavintages.com, check website for times & prices • Mar 11, 18, 23, 25: craft Beer, fine Wine & Artisan cheese • Mar 12-13, 15: chocolate Decadence • Mar 19-20: Pulled Pork Appetizer & napa Wines • Mar 26-27: european cheeses & olives with napa Wines ONGOING Joseph Phelps Vineyards: Tastings & Seminars An opportunity to participate in a wide range of excellent seminars. 1 ½ hours 11am daily; 2:30pm, Monday-friday & 2pm, Saturday & Sunday. $40, except insignia Blending/$60, free/wine club members. terrace tastings daily, $25 rSVP, 707-967-3720, details www.jpvwines.com · insignia Blending · le nez · tasting terroir · Wine Appreciation · cool california (freestone chardonnay & Pinot noir) · Barrel seminars (napa Valley cab) ONGOING WEEKENDS EXCEPT 4TH WEEKEND Wine Component Tasting Seminar at Merryvale Vineyards St. helena, 10:30am-12:30pm, $20, free/club members 707-963-7777, www.merryvale.com EVERY 4TH WEEKEND Wine & Food Pairing Seminar at Merryvale Vineyards 10:30am-12:30pm, $20, free/club members, St. helena 707-963-7777, www.merryvale.com ONGOING Tours & Tastings at Clos du Val napa, daily 10am-5pm, 800-993-9463, www.closduval.com • classic tastings, $10: fee waived with purchase of a bottle wine. • reserve tastings, $20: fee not waived with purchase of a bottle of wine. • tours by appointment with 24 hour advance notice ONGOING Jefferson House Reserve Room Tasting at Monticello Vineyards napa, reserve Wine Seminar, corley family napa Valley $25 rSVP 707-253-2802 x18, www.corleyfamilynapaValley.com ONGOING V. Sattui Winery St. helena, 9am-6pm, no appt. necessary, 707-963-7774, www.vsattui.com • classic tasting, daily, $5 • Premium tasting, daily, $10 • food & wine pairing, Mon-thu, $18 • Artisan chocolate & wine pairing, Sat-Sun, $25 • italian Marketplace with 200+ cheeses • Deli with panini, sandwiches, crabcakes & more • Weekend BBQ, wood-fired pizza, oysters, mozzarella bar • 2 ½ acres of tree-shaded picnic grounds ONGOING Rombauer Vineyards St. helena, 707 963-5170, www.rombauer.com • friday-Sunday: open by advance appointment only • Monday-thursday 10am-5pm • tasting $10 • Wine & cheese Pairing daily by appointment only, 11am, 1 & 3pm, $25 ONGOING Tours & 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 FRIDAYS-SUNDAYS Food & Wine Pairings at Etude Winery napa, 10am, 1pm & 3pm, $35, $25/members www.etudewines.com, 707-257-5300 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 Tours & Tastings at Andretti Winery napa , 877-386-5070 x227, www.andrettiwinery.com • individual tastings, $15 • Private Winery tour & tasting, $20/person by appointment • Vineyard tours, $20/person by appointment ONGOING Tasting at Grgich Hills Estate rutherford, 9:30am-4:30pm, tours at 11am & 2pm, $10 Wine library tasting/$30, Barrel tasting on most fridays 2-4pm 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 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

UPCOMING
• Daily: Valley First Tour • Daily: Grgich Hills Estate Winery Tour • Sat: Valley’s only Evening Winery Tour • Fri-Sun: Domaine Chandon Winery Tour • Mon-Thu: Ambassador Winery Tour • Mar 12: The Big Gay Train • Mar 19: Murder Mystery Dinner Theater • Mar 19: Moonlight Escape, Crow Moon

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ONGOING FRIDAYS-MONDAYS Cooking Demonstrations at The DeBaun Theatre St. helena, culinary institute of America at greystone, $12.50 707-967-2320, wsgr@culinary.edu, www.ciachef.edu ONGOING Visitor Programs at Robert Mondavi Winery for details, 888-rMonDAVi x2, www.robertmondavi.com • the Signature tour & tasting • the Wine tasting Basics • the exclusive cellar tasting• tasting Beyond the Basics • the “harvest of Joy” tour & lunch ONGOING Reserve Tour & Tasting at Sterling Vineyards calistoga, 11am, Private tasting in the reserve room after the tour, $45 800-726-6136, www.sterlingvineyards.com ONGOING VIP Tasting & Artisan Barrel Factory Tour Bourassa Vineyards, napa, Mon-fri by appointment, $15 mid-week special Mention this listing, 800-499-2366, www.bourassavineyards.com ONGOING Tastings at Silverado Vineyards napa, 707-259-6611, 800-997-1770x611, www.silveradovineyards.com • Saddleblock Vineyard tasting, $75 • library tasting, $75 • Daily tasting room flights, estate/$10, Premier/$20 • Public tours & tasting, 10:30am & 2:30pm, $15 • Private tour and or tasting, 15-25 guests, $20/tour, $25/tour & tasting ONGOING Appellation Tastings at Elizabeth Spencer rutherford, 10:45am & 4pm by appointment, $40 707-963-6067, www.elizabethspencerwines.com 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 SATURDAY Chocolate & Red Wine Saturdays at Bennett Lane Winery calistoga, 10am-5pm, www.bennettlane.com, 707-942-6684 THIRD SATURDAY OF THE MONTH Bacchus That Rascal clos Pegase, calistoga, free, 2pm, Multi-media presentation “history of Wine“ 707-942-4981, www.clospegase.com ONGOING THURSDAY - SATURDAY Temptastings in the Temptation Cave at Flora Springs Winery St. helena,11am & 2pm, $25, $15/member rSVP 707-967-8032, www.florasprings.com 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 MARCH 13 Art Rogers: Photographs Yesterday & Today at Mumm Napa rutherford, 707-967-7700, www.mummnapa.com MARCH 11 Intimate Barrel Tastings at Charles Krug St. helena, to commemorate the 150th anniversary! 2pm, $50, $40/members, www.charleskrug.com, 707-967-2297, rSVP MARCH 11 Grgich Hills Wine Pouring at Napa Valley Lodge Yountville, 5:30-7pm, www.grgich.com, 707-963-2784 MARCH 12 March Barrel Tasting & Pick Up Party at Merryvale St. helena, 1-4pm, $25, free/members, www.merryvale.com, 707-963-2225 MARCH 12-13 Kick-off to March Madness at St. Clement St. helena, 11am-4pm, $10/members, $20 707-265-5000, www.stclement.com MARCH 15 Grgich Hills Estate Wine Tasting at Milliken Creek Inn napa, 5:30-6:30pm, 707-255-1197, www.grgich.com

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MARCH 17 The Luck of the Irish – St. Patty’s Day Lunch flora Springs, the room, St. helena, 11am-2pm www.florasprings.com, 707-967-8032 MARCH 18 Grgich Hills Estate Wine Pouring at Hotel Bardessono Yountville, 6-7pm, 707-204-6000, www.grgich.com MARCH 18-20 Irish Weekend Celebration at St. Clement St. helena, 11am-4pm, $10/members, $20 707-265-5000, www.stclement.com MARCH 19 18th Annual Taste of Yountville A celebration of the town’s restaurants & wineries! Downtown Yountville, 11am-5pm, www.yountville.com MARCH 19 Corned Beef & “Cab”bage Dinner at Raymond Vineyards St. helena, traditional corned beef & “cab”bage dinner in the Barrel room! 6-9pm, $75, $60/members, www.raymondvineyards.com, 707-963-6941 MARCH 19 Hands-On Cooking Class: Great Chefs of Napa Valley – Carpe Diem cedar gables inn, napa – With chef Scott Kendall & hagafen Winery 4-8pm, $150, www.cedargablesinn.com, 707-224-7969 MARCH 19-20 Wine & Cheese Pairing Weekend Beaulieu Vineyards, rutherford, 10am-5pm, $30, free/members www.bvwines.com, 800-373-5896 MARCH 26 Spectacular Beringer Cellar Sale Experience St. helena, 9am-2pm & free/members, 10am-2pm & $35/general www.beringer.com, 707-225-2447 MARCH 26 Cooking Demo with Chef Joey Altman at Acacia Vineyard napa, 707-226-9991, www.acaciavineyard.com MARCH 26 2007 Josephine Winemaker Dinner at Freemark Abbey St.helena, 6-9pm, $80, $55/members www.freemarkabbey.com, 707-963-9694 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 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 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 Wine Experiences at Chateau St. Jean Kenwood, ten person minimum, 2 hours, $50, by appointment 707-833-4134x5258, www.chateaustjean.com • cinq cépages Blending Seminar, eight person minimum, 2 hours, $75 • cinq cépages component tasting, eight person minimum, 1.5 hours, $25 • Private ViP Wine tasting, 10:30am, 1 & 3pm, $25, 1 hour • Box lunch Prgram with tour ONGOING Tours, Tastings & Seminars at St. Francis Winery Santa rosa, ten person minimum, call for more information & reservations 888-675-Wine(9463)x255, www.stfranciswinery.com • Winery tour & tasting, 1.5 hours, $25 • Vineyards tour & tasting, 1 hour, $20 • Blending Seminar, 1.5 hour, $65 ONGOING Guided Winery Tours at Gloria Ferrer Sonoma, 11am, 1 & 3pm, $10, 707-996-7256, www.gloriaferrer.com ONGOING SUNDAYS Domaine Carneros Sparkling Brunch at the Fairmont Mission Inn & Spa Sonoma, 9am-1pm, 707-938-9000, www.fairmont.com.sonoma ONGOING Wine & Food Pairing at Kendall-Jackson fulton, Special reserve food & wine tasting, 10am-4pm, $25 707-571-7500, www.kj.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 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 THURSDAY-SATURDAY Michel-Schlumberger Winery Green Tour healdsburg, 10:30am, $25, 800-447-3060, www.michelschlumberger.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 FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS ‘Come Crush With Us’ at Icaria Creek Winery Winemaker Jeff Smith leads a tasting of bottled & barreled wines rSVP, 707-486-9623, www.icariawinery.com EVERY WEDNESDAY & SATURDAY Santa Rosa Original Farmers’ Market Santa rosa Veteran’s Building parking lot, 8:30am-noon, 707-522-8629 EVERY FRIDAY MORNING Sonoma Valley Farmers’ Market Depot Park, Sonoma, 9am-noon, 707-538-7023 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 EVERY OTHER WEDNESDAY The Art of Winemaking Workshop Petroni Vineyards, Sonoma, 10:30am-12pm 707-935-8311, www.petronivineyards.com ONGOING Cooking Classes at Ramekins Culinary School 450 West Spain St, Sonoma, check website for schedule. 707-933-0450, www.ramekins.com ONGOING SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS THROUGH MARCH Learn More About Wine! at Chateau St. Jean Kenwood, 11am, rSVP, $25, limited seating www.chateaustjean.com, 707-833-4134x5258 ONGOING THROUGH MARCH 13 ArtQuest Sonoma county Museum, Santa rosa www.sonomacountymuseum.org, 707-579-1500 ONGOING THROUGH MARCH 15 Girlfriends Getaway Special at Ledson Hotel Sonoma, www.ledsonhotel.com, 707-996-9779 ONGOING THROUGH MARCH 28 Spirit – Exhibit of Abstracts Quercia gallery, Duncans Mills, www.Quercia-gallery.com, 707-865-0243 ONGOING THROUGH MARCH Girls Getaway Month in Sonoma tons of exciting activities for women throughout the month! www.sonomavalley.com/girlfriends MARCH 11-13 3rd Annual Barrel Tasting Along the Wine Road russian river Wine road – over 100 participating wineries in northern Sonoma county, $20/adv, $30, $5/drivers, www.wineroad.com, 800-723-6336 MARCH 12 Cuvée Club Lobster Feed at Gloria Ferrer Sonoma, 6:30pm, $85/members, rSVP, www.gloriaferrer.com, 707-933-1999 MARCH 12 Luck ‘O the Irish Food & Wine Pairing at Meadowcroft Wines cornerstone Sonoma, Sonoma, Seatings at noon, 2pm & 4pm www.meadowcroftwines.com, 707-934-4090, $18, rSVP MARCH 12 2nd Annual Pasta Party Sbragia family Vineyards, geyserville, 4-7pm www.sbragia.com, 707-473-2992, rSVP MARCH 12 Home Cheesemaking Class with Sheana Davis of The Epicurean Connection Sonoma Valley inn, Sonoma, 1-3pm, $45 sheana@vom.com, 707-935-7690, rSVP MARCH 12 Annual Seafood Dinner – Healdsburg Reserve Firefighter’s Association healdsburg fire Department, healdsburg, 6-8pm, 707-431-3360 MARCH 12 Handley Cellars Winemaker Dinner Sea ranch lodge, the Sea ranch, 5:30pm, 800-732-7262 MARCH 12 Dinner in the Wine Caves – A CYRUS Celebration Alexander Valley Vineyards, healdsburg, 6-10pm www.avvwine.com, 707-433-7209, $100 MARCH 12 St. Patrick’s Day Celebration larson family Winery, Sonoma, 11am-4pm www.larsonfamilywinery.com, 800-938-9463x20

SONOMA COUNTY
ONGOING Wells Fargo Center for the Arts Santa rosa, 707-546-3600, wellsfargocenterarts.org • Mar 15: An irish hooley • Mar 19-21: Santa rosa Symphony Set Six • Mar 25: Mammoth follies ONGOING Live Shows at Hopmonk Tavern Sebastopol, 707-829-7300, www.hopmonk.com • Mar 11: roy rogers • Mar 17: Shamrocks & Mushrooms with Mark farina • Mar 18: Michelle Shocked • Mar 20: the Mastersounds ONGOING SATURDAYS Landmark Vineyards’ Concert Series Kenwood, 1-4pm, free, www.landmarkwine.com, 707-833-0226 ONGOING Carneros Bistro & Wine Bar Introduces Thematic Wine Program honoring great local wine makers. Plus, each thursday, 6:30-8pm celebrity winetenders. the lodge at Sonoma, rSVP, www.thelodgeatsonoma.com, 707-931-2042 ONGOING 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

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MARCH 12 Sonoma County Bluegrass & Folk Festival Sebastopol community church, Sebastopol, www.socofoso.org, 707-829-8012 MARCH 18 Dinner with the Winemaker Series: Marimar Estate inn at the tides, Bodega Bay – Join Proprietor, Marimar torres & Brand Ambassador, cristina torres, $89, www.innatthetides.com, 800-541-7788 MARCH 18 Russian River Chamber Music healdsburg community church, healdsburg, 7:30pm www.russianrivermusic.org, 707-524-8700, free MARCH 18-19 6th Annual Pigs & Pinot Benefit hotel healdsburg, healdsburg, www.pigsandpinot.com MARCH 18-20 The Vagina Monologues Sonoma State University, rohnert Park, 707-664-2382 MARCH 19 An Evening in the Emerald Isle at Cline Cellars Sonoma, heroes with a heart fundraiser, 5-10pm, $150, rSVP www.clinecellars.com, 707-939-3760 MARCH 19 5th Annual Redwood Empire Community Choral Festival Santa rosa Bible church, Santa rosa, 7:30pm, free www.santarosasymphonicchorus.com MARCH 19-20 21st Annual Savor Sonoma Valley heart of Sonoma Valley Association – Visit over 20 participating wineries in Sonoma Valley! 11am-4pm, $55, $20/designated driver www.heartofsonomavalley.com MARCH 20 Harts Desire Winemaker Dinner Village inn & restaurant, Monte rio, 6pm, $48, 707-865-0565 MARCH 21 Vintage Film Series #2: Wuthering Heights Sebastiani theatre, Sonoma, 7-9pm, $8 www.sebastianitheatre.com, 707-996-9756 MARCH 24 Winemaker Dinner Series: Domaine Carneros Santé restaurant, fairmont Sonoma Mission inn, Sonoma www.fairmont.com/sonoma, 707-938-9000 MARCH 25-28 5th Annual California’s Artisan Cheese Festival Sheraton Sonoma county, Petaluma, www.artisancheesefestival.com

LAKE/MENDOCINO
EVERY SECOND SATURDAY Food & Wine Pairings Mcnab ridge tasting room, hopland, 707-744-1986, www.mcnabridge.com ONGOING Skunk Train 866-457-5865, fort Bragg, www.skunktrain.com ONGOING FRIDAYS Tuscan Village Music Art Series terrill cellars, lower lake, 6-9pm, www.terrillcellars.com, 707-994-3354 MARCH 10, 17, 24, 31 Meet the Winemaker Series Blue Wing Saloon, Upper lake, 5:30-8:30pm www.bluewingsaloon.com, 707-275-2233 MARCH 12 Windows to the Universe taylor observatory, Kelseyville, 8-11pm, $3 www.taylorobservatory.org, 707-262-4121 MARCH 12 Irish Feast Moore family Winery, Kelseyville, 6-9pm, $40 www.moorefamilywinery.com, 707-279-9279

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS | WINE COUNTRY THIS WEEK
MARCH 12 19th Annual Wine Tasting & Art Show lower lake, 707-995-9316, 6-10pm, $20 MARCH 12-13 Holder Ford Team Bass Tournament clear lake, www.lakecochamber.com, 707-263-5603 MARCH 12-13 Little River Whale Festival Various events & locations in little river, 9am-9pm www.MendoWhale.com, 707-961-6300 MARCH 19-20 29th Annual Fort Bragg Whale Festival Various events & locations in fort Bragg www.MendoWhale.com, 707-961-6300, , 11am-5pm • Sat: chowder tasting at town hall, 11am, $10 MARCH 20 Kelseyville Olive Festival Kelseyville Wine company, Kelseyville www.kelseyvilleolivemill.com, 707-279-2995 MARCH 26 7th Annual Festival of Tulips tulip hill Winery, nice, $40/adv, $45, www.tuliphillwinery.com, 707-274-9373 MARCH 26 – APRIL 3 2011 California Senior Games Championships half Moon Bay horseshoe club, half Moon Bay www.bayareaseniorgames.org, 650-323-9400 ONGOING THROUGH MARCH 31 Pastel Exhibit: Linda Beach Wente estate Winery tasting room, livermore www.wentevineyards.com, 925-456-2305 MARCH 12 Big Red Tasting – Wine Club Exclusive Event Wente estate Winery tasting room, livermore, 6-8pm www.wentevineyards.com, 925-456-2305 MARCH 12-13 Chocolate & Cabernet Weekend fenestra Winery, livermore, 12-5pm www.fenestrawinery.com, 925-447-5246 MARCH 19 Wine Release Party Mitchell Katz Winery, Pleasanton, 12-5pm, $20 www.mitchellkatzwinery.com, 925-931-0744 MARCH 19-20 Third Annual Barrel Tasting Weekend livermore Valley Winegrowers Association 30+ participating wineries, 12-:4:30pm, $30/adv, $35 www.lVwine.org, 925-447-9463 elliston Vineyards, Sunol, www.elliston.com, 925-862-2377 MARCH 26 Mardi Gras little Valley Vineyards, Pleasanton, 1-4pm, $10, www.littlevalleywinery.net MARCH 26 Mansion Winetaster Dinner elliston Vineyards, Sunol, 6:30-9:30pm, $85 www.elliston.com, 925-862-2377

SANTA CLARA COUNTY
ONGOING Tasting Room Tuesdays Santa cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association, the fairmont San Jose, San Jose Winery representative will pour & be available for “vine talk.” 5-7pm www.fairmont.com, www.scmwa.com, 800-441-1414, 831-685-8463 • Mar 8: Martin ranch Winery MARCH 12 Singles Mingle with Wine the Mountain Winery, Saratoga, 7-11pm, $20 www.mountainwinery.com, 408-741-7389 MARCH 17 St. Patrick’s Day Celebration clos lachance Winery, San Martin, www.clos.com, 800-itS-Wine MARCH 20 Spring Equinox Celebration the Mountain Winery, Saratoga, 12-5pm www.mountainwinery.com, 408-741-7389 MARCH 22 Taco Truck at the Winery clos lachance Winery, San Martin, www.clos.com, 800-itS-Wine MARCH 25-27 Treasure Market 2011: Vintage & Vogue cantor Arts center, Stanford University, Palo Alto museum.stanford.edu/tM, 650-326-4533 MARCH 26-27 7th Annual Pinot Paradise Festival Santa cruz Mountains Winegrowers, www.scmwa.com, 831-685-8463

BAY AREA
SAN FRANCISCO
ONGOING The Walt Disney Family Museum the Presidio of San francisco, San francisco, 415-345-6816 www.waltdisney.org • ongoing through Mar 31: film, Mary Poppins • Mar 12, 20: Disney Discoveries • Mar 20: fashioning a family. the costume Design of Mary Poppins with tony Walton • Mar 25-27: look closer, A first edition Mary Poppins book by P.l. travers • Mar 26: Moving Pictures, 2-D hand Drawn Animation Workshop for Adults MARCH 9-13 San Francisco Ocean Film Festival cowell theater, San francisco www.oceanfilmfest.org, 415-561-6251 MARCH 10-20 San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival castro theatre, San francisco, www.thecastrotheatre.com, 415-621-6120 MARCH 12-13 Contemporary Crafts Market fort Mason center, San francisco, www.fortmason.org, 415-345-7500 MARCH 23 Union Street Spring Celebration & Easter Parade Union Street, San francisco, www.unionstreet.com MARCH 26-27 Rhone Rangers Wine Tasting fort Mason, San francisco, www.rhonerangers.org, 800-467-0163

NORTH CENTRAL COAST
ONGOING Sunset Cultural Center-Carmel carmel, 831-620-2048, www.sunsetcenter.com • Mar 11: Amelia Piano trio • Mar 12: one night of Queen • Mar 13: the Aluminum Show • Mar 17: great Big Sea • Mar 20-21: Monterey Symphony concert 5- classic elegance • Mar 26: Ain’t Misbehavin’ ONGOING Live at Golden State Theatre Monterey, 831-372-3800, www.goldenstatetheatre.com • Mar 19: Spirit of Salinas Dance co. presents irish Dance explosion ONGOING Thursday Night Music Series Bargetto Winery, Soquel, enjoy music, food & Bargetto wine! 6-8pm 831-475-2258x11, www.bargetto.com ONGOING THIRD THURSDAYS Sweet Thursdays at Cannery Row Monterey, family fun, music, fine dining & great discounts, 4-8pm 831-649-6690 ONGOING THIRD THURSDAYS Monterey Museum of Art Monterey, evening of music, wine and hors d'oeuvres, 5-7pm, 831-372-5477 EVERY THIRD WEEKEND OF THE MONTH Open for Tasting Martin ranch Winery, gilroy, 11am-4pm, $10/refundable w/purchase free/club members, 408-842-9197, www.martinranchwinery.com 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

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY
ONGOING FRIDAYS Friday Night Tastings at Prima Walnut creek, 5:30-7pm, $20, $10/members www.primivini.com, 925-735-7780 ONGOING SATURDAYS Saturday Night Tastings at Prima Walnut creek, 3-5pm, $20, $10/members www.primaristorante.com, 925-935-7780 MARCH 11-13 Annual Barrel Tasting hannah nicole Vineyards, Brentwood, www.hnvwines.com, 925-240-9463 MARCH 24 Seasonal Wine Pairing Dinner hannah nicole Vineyards, Brentwood, www.hnvwines.com, 925-240-9463

LIVERMORE
ONGOING Bankhead Theatre livermore Valley Performing Arts center, livermore 925-373-6800, www.livermoreperformingarts.org • Mar 12: opening night gala Dinner • Mar 12-13, 19-20: Madama Butterfly • Mar 22: taylor 2 • Mar 25: golden Dragon Acrobats • Mar 26: Brahms’s 4th & Joe Bonfiglio ONGOING Wine Cave Tasting Experience Wente Vineyards, livermore, 1 & 3pm, $20, $15/wine club members rSVP, 925-456-2405, www.wentevineyards.com/caves ONGOING Thursday Nights at the Table three-course family dining, $29, $39/includes wine, the restaurant at Wente Vineyards, livermore, 7pm, rSVP www.wentevineyards.com, 925-456-2444 ONGOING THROUGH MARCH 13 Founders Day Celebration concannon Vineyard, livermore – celebrate their irish heritage with them! www.concannonvineyard.com, 800-258-9866

MARIN COUNTY
ONGOING Marin Center in San Rafael 415-499-6800, www.co.marin.ca.us • Mar 10: Marin Speakers Series, Arianna huffington • Mar 11: hot tuna Blues • Mar 11: A celebration for the Arts, Bring on the Blues! • Mar 12-13: Marin county Antiques Show • Mar 13, 15: Marin Symphony, cross currents & Vocal Splendor • Mar 18: turtle island Quartet, “have You ever Been…?” • Mar 20: cavalcade of Stars – A Musical extravaganza • Mar 24: Marin farm Day • Mar 24: An evening with Michael Pollan, the Sun food Agenda • Mar 26: hal holbrook in Mark twain tonight!

SAN MATEO COUNTY
MARCH 23-27 San Francisco Flower & Garden Show San Mateo event center, San Mateo www.sfgardenshow.com, 925-605-2923

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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 WEEKENDS THROUGH MARCH 27 Rain Forest Weekends roaring camp railroad, felton, www.roaringcamp.com, 831-335-4484 ONGOING FRIDAYS THROUGH MARCH Jazz in the Cellars Bargetto Winery, Soquel, 6-8pm, www.bargetto.com, 831-475-2258x11 • Mar 11: 7 come 11 • Mar 18: one on one • Mar 25: Martan Mann & Mankind ONGOING WEDNESDAYS THROUGH MAY Winemaker Wednesdays Shadowbrook restaurant, capitola–Santa cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association, www.scmwa.com, 831-685-8463 MARCH 11 Girl’s Night Out fortino Winery, gilroy, 7:30pm, $25, $15/members www.fortinowinery.com, 408-842-3305 MARCH 12 Edibles from the Wild – Mushroom Lunch Bernardus lodge, carmel Valley, 11am-2pm, $95 www.bernardus.com, 831-658-3550, rSVP MARCH 16 St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl carmel, 831-624-2522, www.carmelcalifornia.org MARCH 19 Forbidden Fundraiser – Back to Broadway ferrante’s at the Marriott hotel, Monterey www.pacrep.org, 831-622-0700 MARCH 19 Monterey Symphony Concert 5- Classic Elegance Sherwood hall, Salinas, 2pm & 7pm www.montereysymphony.org, 831-646-8511 MARCH 25 Bennewitz String Quartet – Carmel Music Society All Saints episcopal church, carmel, 8pm www.carmelmusic.org, 831-624-3883 MARCH 26 7th Annual Mud Run cSUMB freedman Stadium, Seaside, 8am www.bigsurmudrun.org, 831-625-6226 MARCH 26-27 7th Annual Pinot Paradise Festival Santa cruz Mountains Winegrowers, www.scmwa.com, 831-685-8463 MARCH 26-27 Home & Garden Expo the cocoanut grove, Santa cruz, 10am-6pm, 831-423-2053 MARCH 19 Rhythm & Blooms Spring Fling Party historic Main Street, Placerville, 7-11pm www.placerville-downtown.org, 530-626-3554 MARCH 19 Dog Days of Spring Perry creek Winery, fair Play, 530-620-5175, rSVP MARCH 19-20 Spring Release with Abalone holly’s hill Vineyards, Placerville, www.hollyshill.com, 530-344-0227 MARCH 26-27, APRIL 2-3 El Dorado Wine Country Passport Weekends Participating el Dorado Wineries, $65, drivers/$25 www.eldoradowines.org, 800-306-3956 MARCH 27 Dunsmuir Scottish Dancers Bret harte high School, Angels camp, 3pm www.calaverasarts.org, 209-754-1774

NEVADA COUNTY
MARCH 12 St. Piran’s Day Celebration city hall Parking lot, grass Valley, 10am www.downtowngrassvalley.com, 530-272-8315 MARCH 12 2nd Saturday Art & Wine Walk Downtown grass Valley, 4-8pm, free, www.downtowngrassvalley.com MARCH 19 Spring Fling Downtown grass Valley, 10am-6pm, free www.downtowngrassvalley.com, 530-272-8315

AMADOR COUNTY
MARCH 12-13 Open House c.g. Di Arie, Plymouth, 11am-4pm, www.cgdiarie.com, 209-245-4700 MARCH 19-20 Dandelion Days Downtown Jackson, 8am-5pm, free www.jacksonlionsclub.org, 209-223-1706 MARCH 26-27 49er Treasure Trail navigate historic Amador county, 877-868-7262

SACRAMENTO VALLEY
ONGOING Sacramento River Train 800-866-1690, www.sacramentorivertrain.com • Mar 12: Sunset Dinner with Music • Mar 26: Murder Mystery Dinner ONGOING Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts U.c. Davis, 866-754-ArtS, www.mondaviarts.org • Mar 10: tango fire • Mar 12: Yefim Bronfman • Mar 13: Alexander String Quartet • Mar 17: San francisco Symphony & chorus • Mar 17, 19-20: curtis on tour • Mar 20-21: Dan Zanes & friends • Mar 26: St. Petersburg Philharmonic orchestra • Mar 27: Young Artists competition Winners

CALAVERAS COUNTY
SECOND WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH Wines of the World Education Tastings Murphys hotel, Murphys, no reservations required, everyone welcome! 5:30pm, $15, 209-736-2949 MARCH 11-12 The Undertaker Wore Black Melodrama Vet’s hall, Valley Springs, 209-772-1000 MARCH 11-13 California Senior Winter Games Bear Valley, 209-753-2301, www.bearvalley.com MARCH 12 Mardi Gras Dinner chatom Vineyards, Douglas flat, $75, $65/members, 6-9pm www.chatomvineyards.com, 209-736-6500 MARCH 13 Sonntag Treffen – Annual Spring VW Get Together Black Bart Playhouse Parking lot, Murphys, 10am-2pm www.vwswap.com, 209-293-7705 MARCH 13 Mother Lode Bridal Faire calaveras county fairgrounds, Angels camp 11am-3pm 209-736-2580, MARCH 18-20, 25-27, APRIL 1-3, 8-10 Lend Me a Tenor Black Bart theater, Murphys www.murphyscreektheater.org, 209-728-8422 MARCH 19 Murphys Irish Days Main Street, Murphys, 8am-5pm www.murphysirishdays.org, 209-728-8471 MARCH 23 Cooking Demo Marisolio tasting Bar, Murphys, $30, 209-728-8853 MARCH 26 Spaghetti Dinner & Bingo Mountain ranch town hall, Mountain ranch, 209-754-5360 MARCH 26 Trivia Bee San Andreas town hall, San Andreas, 5:30pm, $25 www.calaverasreads.com, 209-772-1604 MARCH 26-27 Calaveras Gem & Jewelry Show frogtown, Angels camp, 209-928-5579 www.calavereasgemandmineral.org

SOLANO COUNTY
SUISUN VALLEY
MARCH 11 Club Pick-up Party at Vezer Family Vineyards Suisun Valley, 888-823-8463, www.vezerfamilyvineyards.com MARCH 19 VH1 Jazz Save the Music Concert at Vezer Family Vineyards Suisun Valley, 888-823-8463, www.vezerfamilyvineyards.com

LODI/WOODBRIDGE
ONG0ING Hutchins Street Square 209-333-6782, www.hutchinsstreetsquare.com • Mar 12: Darren carter, the Party Starter MARCH 19-20 51st Annual Spring Art Show at Woodbridge Winery Acampo – Music, hors d’oeuvres & wine tasting. 11am-5pm, 209-365-8139, www.robertmondavi.com MARCH 25-26 Lodi Spring Wine Show lodi grape festival grounds, lodi6-9pm, $25/adv, $30 www.grapefestival.com, 209-369-2771

SIERRAS/FOOTHILLS
ONGOING Railtown 1897 State Historic Park Jamestown, 209-984-3953, www.railtown1897.org • Apr 2-3: opening Weekend for Steam trains • Apr 9, 16: Wildflower trains • Apr 10: Sierra no. 3 Day • Apr 23-24: easter trains MARCH 11-13 Annual Celtic Faire Mother lode fairgrounds, Sonora www.sonoracelticfaire.com, 800-350-1814

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EL DORADO COUNTY
MARCH 12 Cheese & Wine Pairing Perry creek Winery, fair Play, 12-3pm, 530-620-5175, rSVP MARCH 13, 17 Say Happy Fitzpatrick’s Day fitzpatrick Winery, fair Play, 12-5pm www.fitzpatrickwinery.com, 800-245-9166

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St. Clement Vineyards & Winery
by Charles Neave
I must confess that the Napa Valley’s St. Clement Winery has always enchanted me. Set on a rise a couple of miles north of the city limits of the classic Wine Country town of St. Helena, it is a beautiful property. And the winemaker, the charming and talented Danielle Cyrot, is further proof that this is no ordinary winery. When asked what style of music that relates to making wine, she replied, “Good old rock and roll.” You’ve just got to love it. After you have visited the winery, you’ll also remember the hike up from the parking lot to the house, though in reality it’s not really a tough trek, just a minute or so walking up the hill, but then that knoll is part of what makes the setting so memorable. Built in 1878 by Fritz Rosenbaum, a rather wealthy manufacturer and importer of fine mirrors and glass for the opulent homes of San Francisco’s “Gilded Age,” the St. Clement house quickly became a local landmark, and it remains so today. The Rosenbaum family also made Zinfandel and Riesling in the cellar beneath the house. Over the years that followed the Rosenbaum era, the estate was owned by a number of colorful characters, and most continued to make wine in the cellar. The St. Clement name was born in 1976 when William Casey, a local ophthalmologist, bought the house and built the 10,000 case (120,000 bottle) stone winery behind it. The St. Clement name was a tribute to Casey’s ancestors, who were among the founders of the state of Maryland. In fact, the cross that is part of the St. Clement logo and label can be found on the Maryland state flag. Today the winemaker brings with her a long family history of winemaking, though her family roots are French, not California, though she is a graduate of the famous University of California at Davis program that has turned out so many prominent people in the wine industry. Asked if her approach to making wine is more French or California, she says, “It’s a little bit of both. I use it all in my winemaking.” And is she intimidated at all, coming from such a long and distinguished line of French winemakers? “No. I just felt

like I was born to do it.” Today the roster of wine she and her staff carefully craft is extensive, but well thought out. It includes the tropical, floral and fruitfilled Sauvignon Blanc Bale Lane, and two Chardonnays using fruit from the special microclimate and rolling hills that the Carneros region by San Pablo Bay is famous for. St. Clement’s greatest depth is in the red wines. They include the famous Oroppas Napa Valley, a complex, fruit forward bottling; a subtle, food-friendly Merlot made from grapes from two different vineyards; a personal favorite, the Syrah Stanly Ranch Carneros; and an amazing seven Cabernet Sauvignons. The next step, now that you know all of this, is to head to the winery’s tasting room, where the options include the Main Tasting with two whites and three reds at the tasting bar, a Reds Only Tasting that includes the current release Oroppas, and the exclusive Single Vineyard Tasting on the Terrace that offers a choice of five limited production wines. For just ten dollars more you can also add a cheese or chocolate pairing (four samples of one or the other) to any of the tastings. Picnic tables are also available and may be reserved by Wine Club members. Boxed lunches (a gourmet sandwich, chips, cookie and bottle of water) can be provided given 72-hour notice. When, at the end of the day, Danielle is asked if she has ever tasted the perfect wine, her answer comes in two parts: “No, because there is always something better, from a winemaker’s standpoint. But as a consumer: yes.” And one can imagine that she glances over at a bottle of St. Clement and smiles. The St. Clement Winery tasting room is located on the west side (the left side if you are headed north toward Calistoga) at 2867 St. Helena Highway North (Route 29) just north of St. Helena. They are open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, you can call them at 1-800-331-8266 go to www.stclement.com. St. Clement is a small, boutique winery so, for groups of eight or more, phone ahead to make arrangements. Look for St. Clement on Facebook!

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Vintners Inn Recently Selected to Receive the Prestigious Annual 2011 Bride’s Choice Award
Vintners Inn in Santa Rosa, Sonoma County’s premiere wine country wedding destination, has been selected to receive the 2011 Bride’s Choice Awards™ for one of the top five percent wedding venues demonstrating excellence in quality, service, responsiveness and professionalism, announced WeddingWire Network, the nation’s leading wedding technology company, which includes WeddingWire, Martha Stewart Weddings, Project Wedding and Weddingbee. The annual Bride’s Choice Awards™ recognizes and celebrates excellence in quality and service within the wedding industry, as determined by recent reviews and extensive surveys from over 750,000 newlyweds. Vintners Inn is among the top five percent of all vendors in the WeddingWire community. Awards were given to winners across 20 different service categories, from wedding venues to wedding photographers. “We are particularly proud of the hospitality team here at Vintners Inn,” said General Manager Percy Brandon. “We would not have received this coveted award without the help and cooperation of many of our employees, especially Cathy Reynolds, our Wedding Specialist. We would like to thank all off the newlyweds who voted for Vintners Inn as their ideal, all-inclusive wedding venue.” Surrounded by the scenic Northern California landscape, acres of lush vineyards, and beautifully landscaped grounds with courtyards and fountains, Vintners Inn is located in the heart of Sonoma County wine country, just 50 miles north of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge. Vintners Inn has 44 luxurious rooms and suites, a state-of-the-art Event Center, the renowned John Ash & Co. restaurant, and The Front Room Bar & Lounge. Vintners Inn is located on Barnes Road, River Road exit, just west of Highway 101; (707) 5757350, www.vintnersinn.com.

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Turnbull Wine Cellars – Napa Valley
by Abigail P. Zimmerman
The Turnbull name dates back to the early 1300s when a Game Keeper of Robert the Bruce saved the king’s life by turning away a ferocious bull that had threatened to gore the king. The grateful king knighted his subject “Turnbull” and awarded him a crest featuring a bull’s head twisted back that has adorned the wines crafted by this classic Napa Valley Winery since its founding in 1979 by American architect William Turnbull. Turnbull’s wines are all estate grown on four exceptional ranches. When it comes to great wine, the secret is to start with the best fruit. A key component of quality, Turnbull fruit captures the unique character of the land that the fruit is grown. To achieve this end, Turnbull Wine Cellars farms with care and sensitivity so that their wines showcase the uniqueness of each ranch and each growing season. Turnbull Wine Cellars crafts its awardwinning wines using fruit sourced from estate vineyards in Oakville and Calistoga. The diversity of fruit sourcing and exemplary viticultural work allows their winemaking team the ability to create wines with distinctive flavors that capture the personality of each site. Soils vary from deeper alluvial fans on the valley floor to the shallow, volcanic and rocky structures of the hillsides. The wines at Turnbull Wine Cellars are a reflection of the soils from which they originate. Winemaker Peter Heitz carefully captures these nuances without overpowering each varietal’s natural characteristics.

Tasting at Turnbull
Turnbull Cellars in Napa Valley offers two distinct Tasting Rooms catering to guests and their budgets. Fortunately, each Tasting Room offers Turnbull’s 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon, the label’s signature wine. Famed wine critic Robert Parker writes “the brilliant 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon is the real deal!” Produced from predominately Oakville fruit, the 2007 Cabernet is approximately 75% Cabernet with the remaining 25% a blend of premier Bordeaux varietals. Aged for 18 months in French Oak barrels, the 2007 Cabernet is hand-crafted to highlight and blend the best flavors and aromas of Turnbull’s four estate vineyards. For only $40 per bottle, this 92 points Cabernet consistently over-delivers on quality. Turnbull’s Reserve Tasting Room and Art Gallery is to your left, as you enter the Winery. This cavernous room holds barrels – floor to vaulted ceiling. For $20 per person, guests may personally choose four Reserve wines from Turnbull’s – usually Cabernet –

single vineyard and select releases. While visiting the Reserve Room, guests will be fortunate to experience the Turnbull 2007 Black Label Cabernet ($100). Scoring 94 points from Robert Parker and a glowing review, he describes this wine as “perhaps the best wine I have ever tasted from Turnbull” with compelling flavors of “blueberry, blackberry, cassis, licorice, camphor and graphite. This wine is intense and full-bodied.” Indeed, the 2007 Black Label Cabernet is carefully created from the best fruits in single blocks from Turnbull’s top Estate Vineyards, Leopoldina, Amoenus and Fortuna. The winery was designed by Architect William Turnbull, who had just finished designing Cakebread, Fisher and Newton wineries. But when it came to designing his own winery, Turnbull chose to create a more low-key, subtle space that was in tune with its environment. William Turnbull once said that “you want to have an image of a winery that cares about the last drop of wine in the bottle.” He certainly created such a place and, today, the winery still speaks to excellence in wine. In 1993, Patrick O’Dell purchased the winery and renamed it Turnbull Wine Cellars. Redesigning the “turning bull” label, the new rendering draws heavily from decorations of bulls found on Minoan drinking

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vessels. The Turnbull family crest continues to be embossed on each label, reflecting the winery’s respect for the history of this distinguished family name.

World Class Fine Art Photography
Turnbull Wine Cellars also quietly boasts one of the finest permanent photography collections on the West Coast of the United States. Turnbull displays two exhibits each year, with works selected from an extensive collection. Each exhibition features 60 to 90 privately owned and original works by master photographers including Ansel Adams, Edward Weston, Berenice Abbott, Edward Striechen and Yousuf Karsh. Guests in the Reserve Room are able to explore these stunning works of art while enjoying Turnbull’s awardwinning estate and reserve wines. Starting April 16, 2011 Turnbull Cellars will present “Modernism – Photography after 1930.”

Food & Wine Education Courses
Turnbull offers private wine and food pairing courses in their exclusive VIP Room, set off a quiet brick patio and garden. Here guests will not only learn how wine pairs with certain foods but how certain wines do NOT pair well with other foods. This is simply a real education led by Turnbull’s in-house chef who creates an ever-changing menu based on seasonal and local ingredients. Turnbull offers this class for $40. This course is exceptional and requires reservations 72 hours in advance by emailing lbrasfield@turnbullwines.com.

TURNBULL WINE CELLARS
8210 St. Helena Highway, Oakville 1-800-887-6285 www.turnbullwines.com

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Sonoma International Film Festival, April 6-10
Wine tasting gets sweeter when paired with indie films, Hollywood celebrities and gourmet food
The 14th annual Sonoma International Film Festival runs from April 6-10. Centered around Sonoma’s historic plaza, this destination film festival becomes wine country’s most exciting production each spring. Film lovers, foodies and wine enthusiasts alike come to enjoy the best in independent film, gourmet food and Sonoma’s crown jewel: world-class wine. Visitors will be captivated by vibrant green hillsides, a charming town square and an abundance of wine tasting options to round out a cinematic event that ranks among the top film festivals around the world. Festival Director Kevin McNeely notes that Sonoma’s smalltown atmosphere lends itself to the intimate experience of the film festival, “All of our film venues are in walking distance of the ‘Backlot’ – a gourmet food and wine tent that serves as the festival hub and highlights the best of the valley’s vintages and gourmet foods.” The first U.S. city to receive the “Cittaslow” designation, the town of Sonoma captures the essence of gourmet living and provides a luxurious backdrop for the festival’s unparalleled programming. Film selections, tributes and Lifetime Achievement Awards for the 2011 Festival will be announced this month. Previous honorees include Bruce Willis, Lauren Hutton, Michael Keaton, Blythe Danner and Danny Glover. Last year’s Festival featured 74 films from 12 countries and more than 18,000 attendees. The Sonoma International Film Festival is one of the top destination film festivals in the world and is uniquely positioned to be a lively celebration of film, food and wine. An annual gathering for film industry insiders, cinema enthusiasts, filmmakers and critics, SIFF is considered among the most scenic and epicurean places to experience the art of film. Founded in 1997, The Sonoma International Film Festival is a five-day international event that takes pride in showcasing emerging talent and featuring unreleased films.

LODGING
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 (707) 864-3797 www.hiexpress.com

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS HOTEL & SUITES 316 Pittman Road Fairfield

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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Rombauer Vineyards
Bringing You the Joy of Wine for 30+ Years
Napa Valley wineries have many kinds of enjoyment to offer, but when you are in the mood for a day of pure pleasure, when you want to take joy in the beauty of your surroundings and the excellence of the wine you are tasting, then come to Rombauer Vineyards. Rombauer is located at the secluded, northeastern edge of the valley on the Silverado Trail, a separate world within the world of Napa Valley. You’ll climb from the valley floor over a paved driveway that meanders through a venerable head-trained Zinfandel vineyard and up into the forest. A winery in a forest? Yes, this question is answered as you approach the winery perched upon a wooded knoll with views that look out forever across the lush valley to the west. You may have the sensation of coming upon a secret garden here, because the copious variety of flowers and shrubs reads like something from a gardening encyclopedia. Curving gravel walkways bordered with a riot of colorful plantings lead to picnic tables under oak trees and a trellised gazebo with benches and the magnificent valley views. Mercifully, Rombauer is not an architectural grandiosity. In keeping with its serene and wooded setting, the entry to the tasting room offers a broad roofed porch with benches, potted flowers and, again, the breathtaking views. Inside, three small separate bars are staffed with low-keyed, friendly people who want you to enjoy your visit and some great wines as well. Many of these tasting room folk have been with Rombauer for many years, and they know almost everything about the wines, local restaurants and inns of the valley. Rombauer Vineyards is celebrated its 30th anniversary last year as a familyowned-and-operated winery. The secondgeneration Rombauers, sister and brother Sheana and Koerner (IIIrd) are dedicated to maintaining the standards of wine excellence the family has built up through the years. Committed to the good wine country life, they want their visitors to experience the joy of drinking fine wine with family and friends. They appear to be doing a good job, because for the past two years, Rombauer has been in the Top Ten of favorite restaurant wines across the nation, as polled by the respected Wine & Spirits Magazine. In the tasting room, you’ll have the opportunity to find out why, with a significant bonus: you can sample several Rombauer wines that are available only at the winery or to Joy of Wine Club members. Two current releases widely available and of special note are the 2009 Carneros Chardonnay and the 2008 Fiddletown Zinfandel. Chardonnay may well still be the flagship wine of Rombauer, and this vintage is simply delicious, clean and silky in the mouth with big peach and sweet apple fruit notes. The Zinfandel? You have to taste it for yourself – it’s a Zin apart, huge and rich and packed with sweet fruit and spice. Tasting-room-only wines that you’ll want to take home with you include Merlot, Atlas Peak, Stags Leap and Stice Lane Cabernet Sauvignons (savor the vineyard differences), and a proprietary red Bordeaux blend called Le Meilleur du Chai (The Best of the Cellar). These wines should make perfect luncheon companions for your picnic after the tasting. And for take-home gifts, a duet of 375 ml (half-bottles) Port made from Zinfandel and a late harvest Chardonnay dessert wine called Joy, each in luxe bottles, will definitely bring joy to the lucky recipient. Rombauer Vineyards is located at 3522 Silverado Trail, on the eastern side of Napa Valley, just a few miles north of the happening town of St. Helena. The Rombauer tasting room is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5p.m.. Call (707) 963-5170 or go to www.rombauer.com for more information.

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18th Annual Taste of Yountville Piques Palates
Town-Wide Food & Wine Tasting, Artists’ Open House, Chef Demos & New ‘Art, Sip & Savor’ Trolley Tour
Top Toques Turn Up the Heat in This Six-Star Michelin Town
It’s a block party of unparalleled pairings – from Michelin-starred restaurants to cult Cabernet producers – sharing the spotlight at the 18th Annual Taste of Yountville, Saturday, March 19. This gourmet gallop puts foodies on the fast track to the town’s 12 renowned restaurants and 20+ local wineries. Set for 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., the event is free; tasting tickets are $1 each. For details, visit www.yountville.com. New to the 2011 Taste of Yountville lineup are a variety of swirling opportunities, chef demonstrations, art tours and St. Patrick’s Day celebrations to round out a visit to Napa Valley’s top culinary crushpad. and cabbage, Irish lamb stew, Dublin crab cakes, horseradishcrusted trout with cockles and mussels and Irish whiskey cake with treacle – among the offerings – on a Gaelic menu with English translation. Requisite brews and whiskeys are also on tap. Served all day, reservations are recommended, call (707) 944-2345. Emmy-winning television personality and cookbook author Michael Chiarello dons his chef whites for a special NapaStyle cooking demonstration and book signing. The 4 to 6 p.m., event at V Marketplace is $25 per person, reservations re required, call (707) 945-1229.

Friday, March 18
Commemorating a sexy new line-up of 30 public art installations, the new “Art, Sip & Savor” self-guided trolley tour debuts March 18th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., throughout town (free). Visitors can jump on and off the free trolley savoring art and complimentary wine tasting at several participating wine tasting venues including Domaine Chandon, Somerston Wine Co., Hill Family Estate, Cornerstone Cellars, V Wine Cellar, Jessup Cellars and Girard Winery. Free “Art, Sip & Savor” maps are available at Yountville Visitor Center, connecting the dots to the tasting rooms and Yountville’s Art Walk sculpture collection, including Gordon Huether’s “Silver Twist,” Rich Botto’s “Mushroom Garden,” Jack Chandler’s “Rex” and Rich Botto’s “Rock Flowers.” For more information, visit www.yountville.com.

Thursday, March 17
Hurley’s Restaurant & Bar celebrates the season with a true-toform St. Patrick’s Day menu showcasing house-brined corned beef

Saturday, March 19
Set along walk-friendly Washington Street, the 18th Annual Taste of Yountville kicks things up a notch with a gourmet gallop of such culinary icons as Thomas Keller’s Bouchon, Redd, étoile at Domaine Chandon, Brix, Bottega, Bistro Jeanty, Hurley’s Restaurant & Bar, Mustards Grill, Cantinetta Piero, Bardessono, Pacific Blues and NapaStyle Paninoteca. A special garden tour of The French Laundry’s two-acre culinary masterpiece by culinary gardener Tucker Taylor is also available (check listings). Visitors can also tap into the one-day Passport, which features trips and giveaways at day’s end. Wines from the Yountville appellation will flow along with an arts and crafts exhibit, live entertainment and a ribs-and-links barbecue sponsored by the Yountville Fire Department. Key participants include Domaine Chandon, Jessup Cellars, Bell Wine Cellars, Cliff Lede Vineyards, Goosecross Cellars, Hopper Creek Winery, Girard Winery and Somerston Wine Company, among others. Markstein Beverage Company will belly up with beer. Key sponsors of the

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event include AM 1440 KVON, 99.3 THE VINE, V Marketplace 1870 and Bardessono. Art is at the forefront with a new “Napa Valley Open Studio Artists at Taste of Yountville” show and sale, set for Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday March 18-20 at the Community Center on Washington Street. Sponsored by Yountville Arts, the works of dozens of Yountville and Napa Valley artists will be on display Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. Artists Reception & Collector Sneak Preview ($20) takes place Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., free. For more details, visit the website at www.yountville.com. Sponsored by the Yountville Chamber of Commerce, the Taste of Yountville is a prime time to cash in on the town’s off-season hospitality, including 20 percent savings on hotel packages. Work off those worldly pleasures with a leisurely bike tour through the vineyards, stint at the spa or morning hot air balloon ride. Packages available at www.yountville.com/accommodations.

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Site of Napa Valley’s first planted vines (1838), Yountville sits at the epicenter of the region’s culinary scene sporting the Valley’s topranked restaurants (six Michelin stars), 24+ wineries and/or producers and 11 lodging properties. An ideal base for the avid

oenophile, Yountville offers the county’s only hot air ballooning launch, five National Register of Historic Places sites, a microclimate pedigree with its own AVA, world-class shopping and performing arts. Located 55 mi./88 km. north of San Francisco, travelers can arrive via scenic Highway 29 or via Napa County Airport, Sacramento (SMF), Oakland (OAK) or San Francisco (SFO) international airports. For more information and travel inquiries, contact the Yountville Chamber of Commerce at (707) 944-0904 or visit the website at www.yountville.com.

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BLUE VICTORIAN WINERY
Exceptional Wines, Over the Top Hospitality
by Charles Neave
Though often – too often – overlooked, Suisun Valley is one of the last of California’s remaining hidden gems, despite the fact that it is barely a dozen miles from the City of Napa. But for years Suisun has been known as a trusted and quality stand-in to the star winemakers of Napa and Sonoma. Now, with the recent introduction of Frank and Liz Vezér and their best friends and partners, Sam and Mimi Mizirawi, things are changing. To begin with, the Vezer’s bought the 30-acre ranch and vineyard formerly contracted to the “Sin Zin” people and “Ravenswood.” That was followed in very short order by their purchase of the entire Western “Pony Express” village of Mankas Corners, a property with 160 years of colorful history. Then they acquired Suisun Valley’s Crown Jewel, the Blue Victorian in the very heart of this valley of rolling hills, farms, pasture and vineyards. Also a 160-year-old homestead, it has towering century-old date palms and a gorgeous and, yes, a very blue Victorian manor. All three locations are working winery sites, with some of the most unique and hospitable tasting rooms you have ever experienced, stocked with an array of good wines and staffed by people who are simply glad you stopped by and who want to share the area’s history, stories and wines with you. However, what is the best part about the Vezér Family wineries and this tranquil valley are their wines. There are the crisp, tropical fruit whites that even red wine drinker would love, and then there are the Vezér reds. Reds that are lush, jammy and with a silky smooth finish. And all their wines pair perfectly with food; in my mind the ultimate test of any wine. All of the wines from Vezér and Blue Victorian have won awards, and most of these awards are Best in Class, double gold and gold. “We are thrilled that we have just won gold at the New York’s International for their 2006 Cab,” said Frank Vezér. Also, at a blind tasting recently held at the elegant Bay Leaf Restaurant in Napa, Vezér’s 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon was unanimously preferred over a famous 97 point Napa Valley Cabernet. One cannot write an article on Vezér and Suisun Valley without mentioning the La Salette, if it is not already known as the world’s most exquisite Petite Syrah blend, it is certainly known as the world’s most expensive, where a magnum of La Salette sold to two investors for $30,000 in a live charity auction. Have no fear though, in the tasting room a bottle is far more affordable price, though it is indisputably a wine for those special occasions. But Vezér is all about hospitality and family, and this is the main reason why Suisun Valley is being recognized as the “wine hospitality valley.” The Vezér family warmly invites you to visit all of the twelve wineries in the valley, and to make it a full weekend destination. You can even plan a dinner at the Vintage Café, right next to one of the Vezér tasting rooms, and spend the night in one of the areas many fine hotels. For more information on this special part of the Northern California Wine Country, go to SuisunValleyTheNapaBackroad.com. And be sure to visit the Vezér website at www.VezerFamilyVineyard.com.
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Perfect Pairs

BY ALEXANDRA CHARSLEY

KAIROS CABERNET CAKE
Cake ingredients • 1 box of devil’s food cake mix • 1 small box (6 ounce) black cherry gelatin or (3 ounce) black cherry sugar-free gelatin • 4 eggs at room temperature • 1 cup 2007 Judd’s Hill “Kairos” Cabernet Sauvignon • 1/2 cup vegetable oil Wine Glaze Ingredients • 2 tablespoons room temperature butter • 1/2 cup Judd’s Hill “Kairos” Cabernet Sauvignon • 1 cup powdered sugar • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Directions

Kairos Cabernet Cake paired with the Judd’s Hill 2007 ‘Kairos’ Cabernet Sauvignon
There’s nothing new about pairing a lovely Cabernet with chocolate, but what if it’s a 100% organically grown Cabernet Sauvignon and if the chocolate just isn’t a small nibble but a simple but luscious chocolate cake? Tasting room host extraordinaire Jay Brewner of Judd’s Hill Winery says, “I’ve always been known to think outside the box and this is how my recipe for our Kairos Cabernet Cake came to fruition while incorporating the newly released 2007 Kairos Cabernet Sauvignon.” The organically farmed and certified Kairos Vineyard is adjacent to the winery and in 2001 new vines were planted. “We are pleased to release our first 100% organically grown Cabernet which is filled with vibrant tones of cherry, raspberry and a dash of rhubarb on the finish. These aromatics are enhanced in the baking process and enrich the cake with an artisanal elegance. The cake is balanced with a cocoa creaminess that is complemented with the savory Cabernet Vanilla glaze. The wine is baked into the cake as well as incorporated into the silky glaze that will fulfill your chocolate craving while tantalizing your palate,” says Jay. This cake is so easy to make but tastes so decadent. While it looks rich and indulgent, it is not overly sweet and that’s why the Kairos cake pairs so well with the 2007 Kairos Cabernet Sauvignon. After all, there’s just something about a great chocolate cake perfectly paired with a glass of Cabernet to finish any meal. With only 150 cases of the 2007 Kairos Cabernet Sauvignon produced, this wine is expected to sell out quickly. It can only be purchased at the winery or by visiting www.juddshill.com. Judd’s Hill is celebrating it’s 22nd year of winemaking and is family owned and operated. Their tasting room located in Napa is open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. by appointment only so be sure to call ahead, (707) 255-2332.

1. Preheat the oven to 325°F. Grease the Fleur De Lis Bundt pan with a nonstick cooking spray. Be sure to grease the grooves of the pan well to prevent the cake from sticking. 2. In a large mixer, beat the cake mix, gelatin, eggs, wine and oil on low speed for 30 seconds. Increase the speed to medium and continue to beat for 1 minute. Occasionally scrape the bowl to insure all ingredients are well mixed. 3. Slowly pour the cake batter into Fleur De Lis Bundt pan. Gently tap the cake filled bundt pan on the counter to release any air bubbles before baking. Bake on the middle rack of the oven for 40 minutes. 4. Remove the cake from the oven and set it aside to cool for 10 minutes. Carefully, use a plastic knife to loosen the sides of the Bundt pan and invert it onto a wire cooling rack. 5. While the cake cools, prepare a simple Cabernet wine glaze. Combine the butter, wine and powdered sugar in a medium sized pan. Bring all ingredients to a boil. Remove from the heat and stir in 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract. Set aside to use for drizzling on individual slices of cake. Serving Recommendations 1. Garnish cake lightly with sifted powdered sugar. Clusters of red grapes (sugared, if you like) may be used as additional garnishes. 2. Cut and serve individual slices and add the warm wine glaze after slice is plated and just prior to serving. Vanilla ice cream makes a nice accompaniment.

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Rhone Rangers’ Grand Tasting Coming To San Francisco
More than 100 vintners will gather for the 14th annual event March 26, 27
The Rhone Rangers are excited to announce that the14th annual grand tasting is set to take place in San Francisco on March 26th and 27th at Fort Mason’s Festival Pavilion. This is the largest American Rhone wine event in the country. More than 2,000 consumers and members of the media and trade are expected to attend and will have the opportunity to taste over 500 of the best American Rhone wines from at least 100 Rhone Rangers member wineries. The Rhone Rangers Winemaker Dinner will take place on the evening of Saturday, March 26th from 6 to 10 p.m. at Dog Patch Studios in San Francisco. Fifteen wineries will participate in the winemaker dinner, which also features a live auction. The dinner will be catered by Sonoma’s The Girl & the Fig Restaurant (famous for its “Rhone Alone” wine list) and offers ticket holders the opportunity to share a meal with fifteen leading Rhone Rangers winemakers. Following dinner, a live auction will feature wine, unique wine country experiences and travel packages donated by the host winemakers. Proceeds from the auction will benefit the Rhone Rangers Scholarship Fund, which provides scholarships to help educate the next generation of American Rhone winemakers. Tickets for this special evening are $125. The Grand Tasting will take place on Sunday, March 27 from 2 to 5 p.m. and will feature more than 500 of the best American Rhone wines from more than 100 Rhone Rangers member wineries. More than 2,000 trade and consumer attendees will also sample gourmet foods from 30 specialty food purveyors, including cheese, bread, olive oil, charcuterie, fruits and chocolates. Attendees will also have the opportunity to bid on silent auction items, including wines and wine-related packages donated by the Rhone Rangers wineries. Tickets for the Grand Tasting are $45. In addition to the Grand Tasting on Sunday March 27, the program includes three diverse tasting seminars: • Saturday, March 26 – “Green” Rangers – A discussion among sustainable, organic and biodynamic producers. Taste wines from each as we explore how and why Rhone producers sit at the forefront of sustainability in American wine. • Saturday, March 26 – Mourvedre on the Move – Long known for its ability to add structure and age-worthiness to blends, American Rhone producers are pushing Mourvedre to new heights, both on its own and in its traditional blending role. Taste six different Mourvedre-based wines and learn why Mourvedre is on the move. • Sunday, March 27 – Wild Wines and the Inside Stories on How They Came to Be – Rhone Rangers producers are pushing the envelope in a myriad of ways. Taste unusual wines and unique varietals from eight winemaking pioneers as they share with you the inside stories on their wildest wines and how and why they headed off into uncharted territory. The public is invited to purchase tickets for the Saturday Seminars ($45), Winemaker Dinner ($125) and Sunday Seminar & Grand Tasting (combined ticket $100 includes early VIP entry to the Grand Tasting). Grand Tasting tickets are $45. New this year, a $150 weekend pass includes all three seminars and VIP admission to the Grand Tasting. Weekend pass does not include the Winemaker Dinner. For further information or to purchase tickets, or call 1-800-4670163 or see www.rhonerangers.org. Credentialed members of the wine trade and media can register online or send an email to info@rhonerangers.org for further information.

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Tasting Room of the Week:

Rutherford Hill
Only Small-Production Wines – Underground!

by Josh Stein
Looking for more than a dozen tasting room-only classically-styled wines? Wanting to try them in an atmosphere filled with knowledgeable hosts who, without any posturing, can address any inquiry you might make about the Napa Valley, wine styles, wine regions and wine country life? And hoping for unique memories to keep with you even after the wonderful wines have been taken home and enjoyed? Then Rutherford Hill is the tasting room experience for you, and it’s the unique combination of small-release winery-only wines, wine education without pretense, and mile-long cave tour which makes it our Tasting Room of the Week. There are lots of things which set Rutherford Hill apart, and the distinction and array of wine varietals are most certainly two of them. The winery was founded forty years ago by grape growers in order to produce “Quality as a way of life,” as one of the winery’s oft-stated phrases puts it best. In addition to benchmark releases of Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot and Rosé, coming to the tasting room provides the only

opportunity to taste and purchase a wide range of limited production wines, including Cabernet Franc, a Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Petit Verdot, Sangiovese, Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah, a Winemaker’s Blend and a Zinfandel Port. The winery’s state-of-the-art “winery-within-a-winery” allows for the production of these limited releases, letting its winemakers stretch their legs a bit and use the new ideas and techniques developed on the winery’s larger production wines. Part of the distinction in winemaking practices is the extent of the cave complex the winery has built. The cave tour and tasting show, as well, the degree to which wine education is integrated into all aspects of the winery experience for guests. As hosts guide visitors throughout the cave system, they receive an understanding of the way its design is reflected in the finished wines produced from within it. Enjoy the sights and taste fantastic wines on this well explained subterranean journey. As tasting room manager, Richard Hurwitz said, “You’ve had a great experience and you’ve been creatively educated about what we do.” For those wanting an even more intimate discussion of and hands-on appreciation of

what goes into producing some of the world’s finest small-production wines, there is the wine-blending class, “Blend Your Own Merlot,” which is led by a winery host and includes a guided tour of the property, tasting several wines and discussing the blending process, and then sitting down in the caves and creating the blend for the 375mL bottle of wine you take home with you. The uniqueness doesn’t end there. After you’ve toured the winery and learned what goes into its wine production, Rutherford Hill offers a final Napa Valley rarity: the ability to purchase wines and drink them onsite, enjoying the beautiful view of the Valley floor from the winery’s Silverado Trail vantage point. Guests are encouraged to use the picnic grove after visiting the winery, and there are plenty of terrific winery-only offerings to enjoy while there. Come see for yourself what others have known for forty years – amazing wines from an amazing perspective! Visit Rutherford Hill at 200 Rutherford Hill Road in Rutherford. The tasting room is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call (707) 963-1871 or visit the website at www.rutherfordhill.com. To stay in touch, become a fan on Facebook and follow them on Twitter, @RutherfordHill.

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Even owner Ronda Schaer could not have envisioned that her affection for the little village of Yountville would someday blossom into a full-blown love affair. “This is a town that you can get your arms around.” Twenty years ago she did just that. With the opening of her now famous art gallery, RAS Galleries, Ronda has embraced her community and graced it with one of its most successful and admired businesses. It was her passion for art, and glass in particular, that moved Ms. Schaer to open a gallery. “I have always been drawn to glass.” But it was the work of American glass artists that really captured her heart. Representing more than two hundred American artists, the gallery has become one of the premiere venues in which to experience the drama, imagery and vision of this artistic medium. The gallery also features the work of some extremely gifted fine artists, with original oil paintings from artists throughout California and the Pacific Northwest, as well as the Eastern Seaboard and point in between. The whimsical chefs of ceramic artist, Cynthia Hipkiss are also a favorite of collectors. Says Ronda, “I created RAsgalleries with a singular focus on Original American Art, primarily Art Glass, my personal passion. And I’m proud that after twenty years in the same Yountville, Napa Valley location, the passion remains.” RASgalleries is located at 6540 Washington Street, next to Bouchon in Yountville and is open daily from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., Tuesday by appointment. Phone (707) 944-9211.
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YOUNTVILLE
Cornerstone Cellars Features Howell Mountain Cabernets
For lovers of both great wine and great food, the location of the Cornerstone Cellars tasting room in the small Napa Valley town of Yountville could not be more ideal. Reading down a list of their neighbors is like a stroll through the Michelin or Zagat dining guides. If you want to taste some wine, wine you are unlikely YOUNTfind elsewhere, than wander off to MILL RD and have some great food, then you have
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found nirvana at this place on the corner. What oenophiles and knowing gourmet food lovers (and knowing taco truck aficionados) might well – and very accurately – define as the center of their universe. The tasting room of Cornerstone Cellars is expansive but intimate, very modern and in many ways very traditional. Choose your own descriptors, but when you enter, when you leave, and after you spend a delightful time inside sampling away, the words “enjoyable,” “relaxing” and “time very well spent” will echo in your mind. Enjoy the art (very modern), try an olive oil or balsamic vinegar tasting (very traditional) and try, most of all, the wine. Cornerstone Cellars found a cult niche with their powerful Howell Mountain Cabernets (right off the Silverado Trail on the east side of the Napa Valley). They make for big, ripe, spectacular wines filled with focused fruit flavors of plum, currant and cherry. Production is very limited. Because of the location of the vineyards, this is some of the latest Cab in the Napa Valley to ripen and to be picked due to the

lean hillside soils and the elevation of the vineyards (from 1700 to 2400 feet).The vineyards yield only a sparse two or so tons an acre, and while temperatures are moderate, the daily pattern is Quixotically reversed. So on a hot day it’s warmer when the day begins, since the vineyard is above the fog on the valley floor, and it is then cooler later in the day. This combines to make the flavors in the wine more concentrated, and the later ripening allows greater “hang time.” That is when the intensity of flavor develops and the tannins soften. The tasting room of Cornerstone Cellars is open every day of the week, from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. Being one of the few tasting rooms open past 6 p.m., it’s a great place to stop into before your reservation at one of the many famed Yountville restaurants. It is located at 6505 Washington Street (Yountville’s main street) and though they say they are in Suite 7, trust me, you cannot miss it. For more information, call (707) 945-0388 or go to www.cornerstonecellars.com. You will certainly not regret it.

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Private treatment rooms available for couples. Please check Golden Haven Hot Springs the manager’s specials online; (707) 942.8000, www.goldenhaven.com. • Baths at Roman Spa – $99 for two mud or mineral baths where couples and individuals can relax and soak in the mineral-rich hot springs pools; (707) 942-2122, www.BathsAtRomanSpa.com. • Lavender Hill Spa – All spa packages are buy-one, get-one half off. Romantic and Private Couples Packages are 20 percent off. Volcanic Ash Bath, two for $99. Restrictions may apply; (707) 9424495, www.lavenderhillspa.com. • Mount View Spa – New Year, New You Special – Restore balance and wellness with a 25-minute hydrotherapy bath and 25-minute reflexology for just $100; add a mini-facial for just $60. Check the website for additional specials; 1-800-816-6877, www.mountviewhotel.com. • EuroSpa – 10 percent off any spa treatment (excluding specials). Good through 4/30/11; (707) 942-4056, www.eurospa.com.

So Visit Calistoga’s Healing Waters
With its long history as a wellness destination, Calistoga is the ideal place to relax, rejuvenate and de-stress, and during the winter and early springtime, special offers are an added incentive to enhance your own personal wellness. Many geothermal hot-spring spas that dot this friendly, scenic small town at the top of Napa Valley, offer special rates on spa treatments, famous mud and mineral baths, massages and couples treatments. Several offers are listed below, and many more can be found at www.CalistogaVisitors.com. • Golden Haven Hot Springs – Two-for-one mud baths and complimentary day use of hot springs pool with any spa treatment.

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V2V (Vineyard to Vintner): The Annual Weekend Event in Napa Valley’s Neighborhood for World Class Cabernet
A celebration of the legendary Stags Leap District, Vineyard to Vintner 2011 will grant visitors unmatched access to all 18 member wineries. This three-day long affair (April 29May 1) will feature exclusive passes to winery open houses, four intimate vintner-hosted dinners and a Stags Leap District Cabernet seminar. This festive annual event brings the entire Stags Leap District Winegrowers Association together, creating intimate opportunities for guests to spend quality time with vintners and winemakers and to get a first-hand experience of what makes Stags Leap a world-class appellation. There will be a range of activities available for people to enjoy. From hosted dinners on Friday night at Chimney Rock Winery (food by Chef Cindy Pawlcyn), Cliff Lede Vineyards (Food by Thomas Keller’s Ad Hoc), Pine Ridge Vineyards (food by La Toque’s Ken Frank) and Silverado Vineyards (Food by Sarah Scott) which all cost $335 per person, to Open Houses at all SLD wineries (exclusive back-stage passes cost $135 per person and grant access to all winery Open Houses in the district for the weekend), to the Cabernet Seminar at Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars hosted by Saveur Magazine’s David Rosengarten on Saturday ($60 per person). Winery Open Houses will provide full lunches for visitors. Open Houses include – each with special food and wine experiences: Baldacci Family Vineyards, Chimney Rock Winery, Cliff Lede Vineyards, Clos Du Val, Hartwell Vineyards, Ilsley Vineyards, Lindstrom Wines, Malk Family Vineyards, Pine Ridge Vineyards, Regusci Winery, Robinson Family Vineyards, Shafer Vineyards, Silverado Vineyards Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars, Stags’ Leap Winery, Steltzner Vineyards, Taylor Family Vineyards and Terlato Family Vineyards. Hosted Dinners will be at Chimney Rock Winery with Baldacci Family Vineyards, Lindstrom Wines, Robinson Family Vineyards and Stag's Leap Wine Cellars featuring cuisine by Cindy Pawlcyn; at Cliff Lede Vineyards with Ilsley Vineyards, Steltzner Vineyards and Terlato Family Vineyards – cuisine by Thomas Keller’s Ad Hoc; at Pine Ridge Vineyards with Clos Du Val, Regusci Winery and Shafer Vineyards – cuisine by La Toque’s Ken Frank; at Silverado Vineyards with Hartwell Vineyards, Malk Family Vineyards, Stags’ Leap Winery and Taylor Family Vineyards – cuisine by Sarah Scott. Seminar: “Style and Strength: A Stags Leap District Cabernet Seminar” at Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars will be hosted by David Rosengarten, wine editor of Saveur, and will include tastings with master winemakers: Nicki Pruss of Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars, Benoit Touquette of Hartwell Vineyards and Michael Beaulac of Pine Ridge Vineyards. For more information, visit the website at www.stagsleapdistrict.com/v2v.

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AVIA Napa Introduces ’Second Sunday Supper Club‘
New Monthly Culinary Event Includes Four-Course Wine Pairing Dinner, Lively Conversation and a Fine Send Off to the Weekend
Chef Chris Aken is taking the traditional Sunday supper and adding a hedonistic touch with the debut of the Second Sunday Supper Club on March 13. The inaugural event, which is $110 per person excluding tax and gratuity, takes place inside AVIA Kitchen at the stylish AVIA Napa in Downtown Napa from 5:30 to 7 p.m. and features the culinary talents of Chef Aken paired with the exquisite Pinot Noirs from France’s Domaine Tollot Beaut. Chef Aken will prepare a classic four-course French meal that includes… • Pâté Masion accompanied with Dijon mustard, pickled onion, cornishon and baquette paired with a 2007 Chorey Côte de Beaune • Escargot served with butter and seasoned with garlic and parsley
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accompanied by a 2007 Aloxe Corton • Coq au Vin with baby carrots, pearl onion, and lardon with a pouring of 2007 Cote de Beaune “Clos du Roi” 1er Cru • Pain d’espices featuring cheese and golden raisins paired with a 2007 Corton Grand Cru Domaine Tollot-Beaut, which boasts 24 hectares near the center of Chorey-lès-Beaune, belongs to a select band of Côte d’Or domaines in France. At the helm of the centuries-old Domaine is Nathalie Tollot, part of Tollot-Beaut’s fifth generation of winemakers who carries on the family’s tradition of making fine vintages. Following supper guests can retreat to the inviting Riddling Rack, AVIA’s signature wine bar featuring a menu of small plates, local wines and bubbles. A selection of signature cocktails are shaken and stirred with agave wine, the same plant that produces tequila, as well as sake and rice-infused vodka, which results in a smoother, silkier taste and more flavorful cocktail. Cane rum, sake and additional ingredients are infused with the chef’s own mixers, created with seasonal and local ingredients. Those who want to make an evening of it can spend the night behind the door of one of AVIA Napa’s luxe rooms or suites with a special discount of 20-percent off best available rates and a complimentary upgrade at check-in based on availability – exclusively for patrons with Second Sunday Supper Club reservations. Each room is stylishly appointed with roomy beds, plush bathrooms and a stash of welcomed amenities. Reservations are now available for the inaugural Second Sunday Supper Club taking place on Sunday, March 13 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. and for upcoming Second Sunday Supper Club dinners: April 10 and May 15. For reservations, call (707) 224-3900; for room reservations, guests can book the Second Sunday Supper Club rates online at www.aviahotels.com/stay/SSSC or by calling the hotel directly. AVIA Napa is located at 1450 First Street in Downtown Napa’s west end district.

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Annual California’s Artisan Cheese Festival, March 25-27
Saturday night’s “Curds, Cooks & Cuvees” dining event features local chef’s cheese-inspired dishes paired with top wines and a dessert station that includes soft-serve sundaes.
The 5th annual California’s Artisan Cheese Festival kicks into high gear this year with a slew of new Saturday Seminars, hands-on cheesemaking workshops, chef demonstrations, and the bustling sampling of new cheeses, foods, wines and brews under the Sunday Marketplace tent, plus all of the old favorites that keep attendees coming back for more! One of our most popular events is Saturday night’s “Curds, Cooks & Cuvees” roaming feast. This hot ticket event pairs artisan cheesemakers with top wine country chefs for a perfect culinary collaboration. To go one step further each incredible dish will be paired with a top vintner for a night of complete cheese and wine satisfaction. Festival favorite chef Duskie Estes (Zazu and Bovolo) returns to join Jeff Mall (Zin Restaurant), Nick Demarest (Harvest Moon), Janine Falvo (The Lodge at Carneros) and Sheamus Feeley (Farmstead) to create cheese-centric dishes paired with wines from sponsoring winemakers: Keller Estate Winery, Handley Cellars, Fortress Vineyards, Kokomo Winery, Paul Matthew Vineyards and Sonoma Portworks. There will also be a panini station that features Laura Werlin sampling recipes from her upcoming book, Grilled Cheese, Please! Laura will be pairing her delectable bites with wines from Gloria Ferrer Winery. No dining experience would be complete without a sweet ending and we will not disappoint. Our dessert station features artisan chocolates, dessert wines, port, bubbly, and for the first time ever: a Straus Family Creamery soft-serve sundae bar. Also ranking high on the most-popular events list in the weekend’s lineup is Sunday’s Marketplace. Each year we’ve had to expand the tent to accommodate more attendees and this year is no exception. More than 65 artisan producers will sample their local hand-crafted cheeses, delectable accoutrements, boutique wines and artisan-brewed beers. On tap again this year is the popular Mugnaini wood-fired pizza oven churning out artisan cheese-topped pies. Sunday’s Marketplace also features a variety of chef demonstration including Mary Karlin’s Fresh Cheesemaking from her soon to be released book, Artisan Cheesemaking at Home and Kristine Kidd (former food editor of Bon Appetit) showcasing a recipe from her new book, Weeknight Fresh and Fast. Chef Jacquelyn Buchanan, Culinary Director of Laura Chenel’s Chèvre, shares secrets of easy recipes with goat cheese. The weekend lineup of Saturday Seminars features industry leaders such as Janet Fletcher, Lassa Skinner, Colette Hatch and Daphne Zepos. These interactive, taste-driven seminars offer an array of educational topics such as the foundational “Cheese and Wine Pairing” and the exploratory “California’s Rare Beauties” to the immensely popular “Cheese and Beer” and the effervescent, yet sophisticated “Bubbles and Brie”. New this year is an allday farm-to-table Saturday Seminar that begins with a farm tour and finishes up with a hands-on cheesemaking class. The Friday Karen Preuss, Photography Farm Tours continue to be a sold-out success of interest to future cheesemakers and inquiring cheese lovers. “By inviting our festival guests to visit local dairies and cheesemakers, we further the nonprofit festival’s mission to support and sustain our state’s daily and agricultural community,” said Lynne Devereux, executive director of the festival. The festival closes out with Monday’s Trade Day (for professionals; invitation only), which features Ruth Reichl sharing her vision of cheese in retail, restaurants and homes. Ruth will be interviewed by author, consultant, and cheese expert Clark Wolf. The full schedule of events is posted on the website and tickets are now on sale, www.artisancheesefestival.com/index.html. Follow them on Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Californias-Artisan-CheeseFestival/176793496500.

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Passport to Dry Creek Valley® – A First Class Journey
Passport to Dry Creek Valley® is an annual event, sponsored by the Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley,® showcasing the wineries, vineyards and bucolic beauty of Dry Creek Valley. More than 45 Dry Creek Valley wineries are rolling out the red carpet for an exclusive weekend of new wine releases paired with a bounty of food from top Sonoma County chefs. Join in Passport weekend, as wineries celebrate the magic of their valley with wine, food, entertainment and the hospitality for which Dry Creek Valley is famous. Passport to Dry Creek Valley® sells out quickly every year.

Theme Parties, Live Music and Sumptuous Foods Paired with Dry Creek Valley Wines
Oysters, BBQ, sculpture gardens, bocce ball, tightrope walkers, barrel samples, newly released wines and old-fashioned fun. All this and more is part of the lively environment participating wineries create for their traveling guests during Passport to Dry Creek Valley.® Many wineries offer either live music or entertainment. In past years, this has included circus troupes, belly dancers and safari adventures.

Gateway to Passport – A First Class Experience: Friday, April 29 from 6:30-9:30 pm
Passport to Dry Creek Valley® – A First Class Journey activities begin at 11 a.m., lasting until 4:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, April 30 and May 1. Because the number of participants is limited, Passports are sold on a first-come, first-served basis. This event consistently sells out. Guests choose their starting winery at the time of purchase, so early birds have a greater chance of starting at the winery of their choice. Tickets are on sale at www.wdcv.com. To be on the mailing list and receive information about this event, and all WDCV events, email name, address and phone number to info@wdcv.com. Gateway to Passport on Friday: Tickets are limited and are $150 per person. Saturday and Sunday event tickets: $120 each, including tax, for a two-day Passport. Sunday only tickets: $70 each, including tax.

Vineyard Tours
Passport ticket holders are invited to walk the vineyards and experience winegrowing in this distinct appellation. The featured vineyards tours will include tours with Treborce Vineyards, DaVero Sonoma, Florence Ranch and Sommer Ranches. Participating winery locales throughout the Dry Creek Valley in Sonoma County (a complete participating winery list can be found on the events page on the website at www.wdcv.com).

Gateway to Passport – A First Class Experience
An elegant evening at the acclaimed Dry Creek Kitchen and Hotel Healdsburg, Gateway to Passport features owners and winemakers of select Dry Creek Valley wineries – all family-owned – and celebrity chef Charlie Palmer. Delicious culinary delights are paired with small production Dry Creek Valley wines, all to the sounds of live jazz music. Cocktail attire.

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Meadowcroft Wines’ ‘Luck to the Irish’ Wine & Food Pairing
While we may celebrating a few days early, Meadowcroft Wines welcomes St. Patrick’s Day with a special wine and food pairing on Saturday, March 12 with seatings at noon, 2 and 4 p.m. Our resident leprechaun, Chef Darby, is a graduate of the Ballymaloe Cookery School (www.cookingisfun.ie) in County Cork, Ireland. She will be preparing a classic Irish Pub fare. Needless to say, Darby knows how to speak (and cook) in Irish! The cost is $18 per person and reservations are recommended by calling the Meadowcroft tasting room at (707) 934-4090. No green wine will be served at this event. The menu will feature Irish Colcannon Soup with sweet cream and toasted hazelnuts, served with traditional Irish soda bread and paired with the 2009 Thomas Henry Verdelho; A selection of Irish Farmhouse Cheeses with Spiced Apple Chutney paired with the 2009 Meadowcroft Chardonnay; and Banoffee Pie, a classic Irish “pudding” or dessert, drizzled with our Meadowcroft Chocolate Cabernet Sauce paired with the 2007 Thomas Henry Merlot. Meadowcroft Wines includes the Meadowcroft, Magito and Thomas Henry labels. Winemaker Tom Meadowcroft also makes the wines for the Foyt Family Wines (www.foytfamilywines.com). There are presently 15 wines being poured at the tasting room including the recently released 2008 Meadowcroft Sangiovese, the 2008 Meadowcroft Zinfandel and the 2008 Thomas Henry Cabernet Sauvignon. The tasting room is part of the Cornerstone Sonoma (www.cornerstonesonoma.com) complex that features 22 world class gardens, a gourmet café, art galleries and cutting edge design shops all set among acres of vineyards. Meadowcroft Wines is open daily from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The venue is available for private parties, private tastings, wine dinners and other events. With plenty of free parking at Cornerstone Sonoma, the area is a perfect setting for any type of event, both indoors or outdoors. For information or to make reservations, call (707) 9344090.
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Tasting Room of the Week:

Sonoma Enoteca
by Brendan Conroy
If one is searching for a wide variety of wines ranging in both style and complexity, come to Sonoma Enoteca conveniently located on the downtown plaza of Sonoma. It is a collaboration of a total of ten different wineries sharing the same goal. Each winery intentionally creates small productions usually ranging from 500-3000 cases annually so that they are able to focus exclusively on making exceptional wine as opposed to expanding the size of their yields for the purposes of distribution. The entire facility embodies a warm, inviting persona which is only exemplified by the energy of the very enthusiastic staff. It is a true gem on the town’s plaza that allows patrons to both taste and purchase wines that they would rarely be able to find elsewhere. One of the figure heads behind this diverse union of wine and fun is Fred Favero. Being accustomed to superb Sangiovese in its traditional Chianti style, Favero could not find a Californian Sangiovese that he genuinely enjoyed. Due to this fact, he decided to create his own. He now produces roughly 500 cases annually of his own Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon, as well as a blend of the two in into its finish, elements of cedar, tobacco, blackberry and pepper; it is no wonder that he was awarded such an honor. Seabiscuit was a famous racehorse during the mid 1930s. What people typically don’t know is the fact that the family who owned the famed equine also grew grapes. Each of the wines lives up to its famous namesake. The 2008 Seabiscuit Ranch Chardonnay for example would be very accessible even to those who are typically not fans of Chardonnay. Instead of all butter and oak which some critics of Chardonnay have professed, this wine is predominantly fruit with just a touch of buttered popcorn and oak on the finish. It is light, but still has a unique story to tell. The main trait that sets Sonoma Enoteca apart from other tasting rooms in the valley is its enthusiasm for wine. One walks into a room practically bursting with an extremely positive energy and leaves with the same feeling for the rest of the day. If you would like more information, visit their website at www.Sonoma-Enoteca.com and enjoy the sophisticated nuances from each of the 10 distinct and unique wineries. Sonoma Enoteca is located at 35 East Napa Street, Sonoma. Call (707) 935-1200.

his personal wine cave. It originally was supposed to take a full two years to complete the construction; however with his own team and own equipment, Favero completed it in less than three months. He was also named one of the top 10 winemakers in Sonoma Valley last year by the Sonoma Sommelier Wine Review. Don’t miss his ’06 Cabernet Sauvignon as part of your tasting. With its very complex structure, lovely middle palate

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2011 Savor Sonoma Valley
24 Wineries, Local Chefs & Barrels of Award-Winning Wines!
Heart of Sonoma Valley Association (HOSVA) announces their premier event of the year – the 21st Annual Savor Sonoma Valley happening Saturday and Sunday, March 19 and 20 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days! Twenty-four wineries throughout the Heart of Sonoma Valley will be showcasing the 2010 vintage straight from the barrels, sampling new releases and offering award-winning wines paired with scrumptious food prepared by local chefs and restaurants. Meet winemakers, mingle with wine lovers in caves and on crush pads, peruse art from local artists while listening to live music, tour wineries and vineyards, and enjoy a wonderful wine country weekend. Most importantly – this event offers guests the chance to take an advance look at what the 2010 vintage is going to be like in bottle! “This year marks our 21st year and we are so excited to be teaming up with local chefs and restaurants to create a truly special weekend of delicous foods paired with the amazing variety of wines produced in our valley.” Said Executive Director Josie Gay. “We invite wine lovers out to celebrate the bounty of Sonoma Valley! Twenty-four wineries are participating this year and they are throwing open their cellar doors for this authentic wine country experience.” Admission is $55 per person (in advance) for a Weekend Pass, which includes a souvenir wine glass and access to event tastings at all participating wineries. Advance ticket purchase is recommended as this is a sell-out event. Tickets and detailed information may be obtained online at www.heartofsonomavalley.com or by calling 1-866794-9463. Participating wineries include: Audelssa Estate Winery, Benziger Family Winery, Chateau St. Jean, Deerfield Ranch Winery, Enkidu Wines, Eric Ross Winery, Family Wineries, HKG Wines, Imagery Estate Winery, Kenwood Vineyards, Kunde Family Estate, Landmark Vineyards, Ledson Winery & Vineyards, Little Vineyards, Loxton Cellars, Mayo Family Winery, Moondance Cellars, Muscardini Cellars/ Ty Caton Vineyards, Paradise Ridge Winery, St. Francis Winery, VJB Vineyards & Cellars, Valley of the Moon Winery, Wellington Vineyards

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Heart of Sonoma Valley Association (HOSVA) is an alliance of 24 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 the 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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WINE COUNTRY THIS WEEK | MENDOCINO/LAKE COUNTIES

Second Annual Kelseyville Olive Festival Features Olive Oil Tasting, Education, Contests & Fun for the Whole Family
The second-annual Kelseyville Olive Festival, an event which focuses on the olive industry in Lake County, as well as other local agriculture, will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 20, at the Kelseyville Olive Mill located at 5625 Gaddy Lane in Kelseyville. The festival will feature locally produced olives and olive oil, education and demonstrations, olive oil and olive recipe contests for amateurs and professionals alike, and a variety of other contests and activities for the whole family. Vendors offering olive-related and other local products will be present the day of the event, offering samples, selling food, soaps, lotions, trinkets and more, as well as providing educational materials about olives and the local industry. There is no cost to attend the festival; samples and demonstrations are free of charge. Wine and beer tasting will be available for a fee. Several related contests will be held up to and during the festival, including a Poster Contest, Amateur Recipe Contest, Olive Pit Spitting Contest, and “People’s Choice” contests, such as the Professional Recipe Contest, open to professional chefs and caterers, the Olive Oil Contest and Cured Olives Contest. For details, contact Livia Kurtz at (707) 279-0483. The Kelseyville Olive Festival is presented by Rosa d’Oro Vineyards and the Kelseyville Olive Mill & Wine Company. Both companies are located in Kelseyville and produce wine and olive oil. For more information about Rosa d’Oro Vineyards, visit www.rosadorowine.com or call (707) 279-0483. For information about Kelseyville Wine Company and Kelseyville Olive Mill, call (707) 279-2995 or visit www.kelseyvillewinecompany.com. Event proceeds from the silent auction, raffle, wine store sales and wine and beer tasting will benefit the Lake Family Resource Center. The Resource Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit agency in Kelseyville that provides several programs in Lake County, including the Healthy Families Program, Rape Crisis Center, 24/7 Community Crisis Line, Behavioral Health Services, Early Head Start, Lake County Tobacco Control Program, Domestic Violence Assistance and the Adolescent Family Life Program. For more information, call (707) 279-0563. The Kelseyville Olive Mill is located at 5625 Gaddy Lane in Kelseyville. For more information about the Kelseyville Olive Festival, contact Livia Kurtz, Rosa d’Oro Vineyards, at (707) 2790483 or visit www.kelseyvilleolivefestival.com.

UPCOMING EVENTS IN LAKE COUNTY
Holder Ford Team Bass Tournament, Lakeport – March 12-13 – considered by some sportsmen to be the most popular event on clear lake, this annual event, in its 25th year, has a laidback atmosphere that draws pro and amateur teams alike. A barbecue dinner is served at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday at the lake county fairgrounds. the teams especially appreciate the 100 percent payback in prizes on the entry fees for the event. Sponsored by holder ford and the lake county chamber of commerce. (707) 263-5603, www.lakecochamber.com Irish Feast, Kelseyville – March 12 – enjoy a night of fun where guests will dine on a traditional irish feast complete with corned beef and cabbage and guinness chocolate mousse paired with Moore family wines. come dance a jig with the live irish band. $40 per person, 6 to 9 p.m. Must be 21 years old to attend. 11990 Bottle rock rd, (707) 279-9279, www.moorefamilywinery.com Wine Tasting and Art Show, Lower Lake – March 12 – 19th annual event featuring wine by local vintners, exhibitions by local artists and live music. Sponsored by the Park Study club; a benefit for the club’s scholarship fund. $20 per ticket, 6-10 p.m.call for information and location, (707) 995-9316. Festival of Tulips, Nice – March 26 – 7th annual event will feature wine, food and entertainment set amid tulip hill Winery’s gardens blooming with thousands of tulips. Admission includes wine tastings, barrel tastings, sumptuous hors d’oeuvres, winery tours and live music. $35 in advance, $40 at the door. noon to 5:00 p.m. 4900 Bartlett Springs road, (707) 274-9373, www.tuliphillwinery.com

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Barrel Tasting Weekend at Livermore Valley Wineries
Livermore Valley Winegrowers Host Third Annual Barrel Tasting Weekend March 19-20
More than 30 Livermore Valley wineries will offer samples of wines still in development – direct from their barrels – during the region’s third annual Barrel Tasting Weekend. Guests with special event wristbands and official tasting glasses will receive at least one barrel sample at each participating winery. Many winemakers will be present to personally pour and discuss their young wines and offer delicious pairings with gourmet appetizers, artisan cheeses, chocolate and nuts. Barrel tasting provides wine enthusiasts of all experience levels with a fun “snapshot” of how wine evolves—from grape to glass. Guests will have the opportunity to pre-purchase some of the barrel wines at a discount, before they are bottled and released to the public (a practice known as buying “futures”). More than a dozen different varietals, including the rare Primitivo and Alicante Bouschet and ever-popular Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon, will be offered for tasting across the region. Barrel Tasting Weekend takes place Saturday, March 19 and Sunday, March 20, from noon to 4:30 p.m. each day at more than 30 participating Livermore Valley wineries located in the East Bay Area of Northern California (less than one hour from San Francisco) Cost for the event is $30 per person when purchased online at www.LVwine.org by March 18. $35 per person at any participating

winery during the event. Price includes a take home glass with the Livermore Valley Wine Country Logo, two days of barrel tasting at each participating winery on Saturday and Sunday, special activities and wine discounts, and a Barrel Tasting Weekend map which includes all wineries that are participating in the Barrel Tasting weekend. For more information, call (925) 447-WINE (9463) or go online to www.LVwine.org.

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Mark Your Calendars: Lodi School Street Wine Stroll, April 15
Ten Life-Size Sculptures by Seward Johnson will Grace the Streets of Downtown Lodi
The 19th annual School Street Wine Stroll will be celebrated with the arrival of ten lifesize bronze sculptures created by internationally known artist, Seward Johnson. The sculptures will be placed throughout School Street in the historic area of downtown Lodi where the Wine Stroll takes place. More than 25 Lodi wineries will be pouring their wines in shops and boutiques on Friday, April 15, from 6 to 9 p.m. The City of Lodi, through the Arts in Public Places Funding, is sponsoring the ten sculptures to be placed on School Street in downtown Lodi from April 15 to July 15, 2011. Lodi Arts Advisory Board Member Roger Stafford said, “This is an opportunity for the Art in Public Places Committee to give to the City of Lodi an interactive form of art that will be fun and educational. This art display also provides an attraction to the downtown for Lodi residents of all ages and their out of town visitors.” The public art exhibit will feature the lifesize sculptures off world-renowned artist, Seward Johnson. One of America’s most beloved sculptors, Johnson recreates life in our times in vividly realistic bronze. At 80, Johnson has been sculpting life-like figures for over 30 years, many of which are nestled into the landscapes of public parks and private estates. His sense of humor, and affection for people, is evident in all of his works from the little girls reluctantly sharing an icecream cone, to the tenderness of a mother reading to her young child. “What I’m trying to do is draw attention to the simple pleasures, to show how much fun life is. That is why there are so many humorous details in my work.” Johnson captures moments for us. He holds up a mirror for our reflection, and it is ultimately one that will make us smile at ourselves. Details and photos of the complete collection can be found at www.sewardjohnson.com. The sculptures are on loan from The Sculpture Foundation, a charitable and educational organization dedicated to providing exhibitions and landmark public artworks for communities. Director of the Foundation, Paula Stoeke notes, “The Foundation is delighted to share these sculptures. We hope that the community will embrace the artwork and integrate the event into the fabric of Lodi, from the classrooms to the dinner table conversations.” During the School Street Wine Stroll, Lodi Appellation wineries will be paired with merchants for an evening of wine, food, shopping and entertainment. Guests can taste award-winning wines, meet the vintners and enjoy appetizers provided by hosting merchants. Lodi wineries will share their special wines and are on hand to discuss their vintages. Tickets are $30 in advance, $40 at the event; designated driver tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the event. Lodi hotels are offering special discounts for overnight visits. For additional information or to purchase tickets, call (209) 367-7840, ext. 100 or visit www.lodichamber.com.

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Explore the Magic of Santa Cruz Mountains Pinot Noir at the ‘Pinot Paradise’ Festival
Pinot Noir lovers will savor the flavors and explore the magic of the Santa Cruz Mountains at the seventh Pinot Paradise festival March 26-27
Pinot Noirs from the Santa Cruz Mountains represent the diversity of micro-climates and dramatic mountain terrain that define the region. The marine influence and distinctive soils create intensely concentrated fruit that yields some of the most complex and ageworthy Pinot Noir in the world. There are six sub-area’s in this winegrowing appellation- each bearing their own characteristics in their wine. Sunday, March 27, from 2 to 5 p.m. the Grand Cruz Tasting at Villa Ragusa in Old Town Campbell will showcase more than 60 Pinot Noirs paired with gourmet hors d’oeuvres from some of the region’s best restaurants. Tickets are $55 in advance, $65 at the door. Saturday, March 26, Pathway to Pinot Paradise offers a self-guided tour of the region’s Pinot-producing wineries. Barrel tasting, library wines and special offerings by participating wineries will be available. Visitors can enjoy exploring the incredible mountain terrain and coastal roads as they discover the delightful world of the Santa Cruz Mountains. Tickets are $25. Santa Cruz Mountains winegrowers invite Pinot lovers to “Take the Acid Test” at the 7th annual Pinot Paradise Technical Session on March 27. Attendees at this year’s session will discover the many positive influences of the unique acid components in Santa Cruz Mountains AVA Pinot Noir. The session will delve into the origins of natural acidity levels in the fruit and wine and how these contribute to the age- worthy, food-friendly, legendary Pinot Noirs for which the Santa Cruz Mountains are known. Keynote speakers are Dr. Roger Boulton, Professor and Chair of the Enology Department of Viticulture and Enology Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, U.C. Davis and co-author of “The Principles and Practices of Winemaking;” and Greg La Follette, an international vineyard and winery consultant and currently owner of La Follette Winery. Dr. Boulton was named among “the 50 most influential people in the US Wine Industry” in 2000 by Wines and Vines Magazine. La Follette is the former winemaker at Flowers Winery, where he developed wide acclaim as a renowned Pinot Noir producer. He has also worked with winemaster André Tchelistcheff at Beaulieu Vineyards and was the consulting designing winemaker for the new U.C. Davis teaching winery. He will discuss the viticulture of wine and the management of acidity levels in the vineyard. The session also includes a panel of four local winemakers who will share their experiences and offer a tasting of their Santa Cruz Mountains Pinot Noir. This panel includes: Jeff Emery, Santa Cruz Mountain Vineyard ; Nathan Kandler, Thomas Fogarty Winery & Vineyards; Dave Moulton, Burrell School Vineyards & Winery; Jim Schultze, Windy Oaks Estate Vineyards & Winery; and will be moderated by Nick Guerrero, Vine Hill Winery. “We are honored to have these speakers share a small part of their immense wisdom on the influence and management of naturally occurring acidity levels in premium Pinot Noir from the Santa Cruz Mountains,” said Prudy Foxx, chair of the Technical Session. Special Pinot Paradise V.I.P Packages will offer a guided “tour” in a . small group format at Villa Ragusa during a private pre-event tasting at 1 p.m. followed by the Grand Cruz Tasting. Participants will learn in detail about the Santa Cruz Mountains and the distinct flavor profiles of each sub-region as they taste and discuss with winemakers and/or representatives from the wineries. Cost is $75 and includes the Grand Cruz tasting. Tickets and more information are available from the SCMWA at (831) 685-8463, the website www.scmwa.com or via email info@scmwa.com.

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Vine Hill Winery Receives Coveted CCOF Organic Certification
by Fred Gillaspy
When vineyard manager, Rachel Ormes first arrived at Vine Hill Winery, located in the very heart of the Santa Cruz Mountains overlooking Monterey Bay, she immediately saw the organic potential that the winery’s property possessed to contribute to ecosystem health. So began the extensive process and dedicated effort that has now reaped the prestigious reward of receiving organic certification for the winery and its estate vineyards by the highly regarded agency, California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF). In her focused organic management program at Vine Hill, Rachel integrates a number of non-ecothreatening practices, including integration of an intensive covercropping and green manure program that increases the fertility of the soil; a pest program where insect populations are brought into balance by providing beneficial insect habitat in and around the vineyard; and use of compost teas and biofungicides to help deal with the everpresent fungal pressure that typically prevails with canopy management in coastal vineyards like those at Vine Hill. She does have some concerns about some people’s perceptions of organic

winemaking. “Some wine drinkers associate organic wine with being bad wine . . . and this simply isn’t true. Most folks aren’t aware of the fact that the only difference between ‘organic wine’ and ‘wines made from organic grapes’ is the addition of sulfur dioxide as a preservative. Without the addition of sulfur dioxide, wine readily oxidizes and this is what makes wines go “bad.” Rachel also feels strongly about the significance of organic farming practices and how some consumers perceive the concept of organic farming in general. “There are a number of

misconceptions about the differences between organic, sustainable, biodynamic and conventional farming practices. I think it’s important for the organic consumer to understand that there is sustainable farming – and then there is organic farming – and they are not always the same thing,” she points out. What does this all mean to wine drinkers? The 2010 vintage of Vine Hill’s Pinot Noir and Syrah will be their first estate wines labeled “made from organic grapes.” And aside from being a powerful acknowledgement of Vine Hill’s commitment to the practice of organic farming and its dedication to ecological stewardship, as well as an increasing awareness and acceptance of the benefits of organically grown products, it’s also an assurance that the wine is made under the highest level of quality standards. And that means that there’s something very special to look forward to from Vine Hill when the winery’s first releases of organically grown estate Pinot Noir and Syrah are released in late 2012!

RACHEL ORMES

Vine Hill Winery is located in the Santa Cruz Mountains at 2300 Jarvis Road, Santa Cruz. The tasting room is open to the public on the third weekend of each month from noon to 5pm and for special events and selected holidays. Tastings, winery and vineyard tours by appointment for groups of 10 or more are also available. For more information and directions, visit vinehillwinery.com or call (831) 427-0436.

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Explore Wineries of the Santa Cruz Mountains!
With over fifty Santa Cruz Mountains wineries in the Passport Program – from Half Moon Bay to Gilroy – your experience is bound to be unique and memorable. From mountain top vistas to passing llamas along the winding drive through the Santa Cruz Mountains each winery has a flavor that will leave you wanting more. “The trail is half the experience! There are many attributes to the wide variety of this Premier Mountain appellation,” say’s Shannon Flynn Operations Manager of the SCMWA. “The intimate feel you get from these wineries is unlike other regions. You typically see or meet the winemakers and you know the wine is hand crafted to perfection.” From Ahlgren to Zayante the Wineries of the Santa Cruz Mountains will once more open their doors to Passport participants on Saturday, April 16th, between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. The Passport Program offers a unique opportunity for visitors to visit wineries not Paraiso will typically open to the public at other times. Passport holders Springs be Vineyards invited to tour the facilities, meet the winemakers and sample the fruits of their labors – including special wines poured only for participants in the Passport Program! Passports are valid until all wineries have been visited. Passports are only $40 per person and the best part is the Passport never expires! For more information, or to order your passport, call (831) 685VINE (8463), visit our web site at www.scmwa.com or via email at info@scmwa.com. You can also purchase a Passport at any participating winery on Saturday, April 16th or stop by the Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association office, 7605-A Old Dominion Court, Aptos, CA 95003

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Monterey County’s Wrath Winery will be hosting Que Syrah on March 19th. The event is a celebration of cool-climate Syrahs from the famed Santa Lucia Highlands region. The event gives wine lovers a rare opportunity to sample and purchase small-production artisanal Syrah from some of the area’s top wineries including Big Basin, Boekenoogen, Hahn, Manzoni, Miura, Morgan, Novy, Paraiso, Pelerin, Pessagno and Wrath. Chef Brian Overhauser of the new Chef’s Kitchen at Hahn SLH Estate Winery will be offering samples of his famous wine-friendly cuisine prepared specifically to pair with Syrah. The event will be held on March 19, from noon to 4:30 p.m. at Wrath winery located at 35801 Foothill Rd., Soledad, California. Tickets are $25 in advance at (831) 678-2212 or at the door (while they last).

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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.

Bouchaine Vineyards – 1075 Buchli Station rd, napa; 707 252-9065 Bounty Hunter Rare Wine Co. – 975 first St, napa; 707 226-3976 Bourassa – 190 camino oruga, napa 707 254-4922; 800-499-2366 Boyd Family – 4042 Big ranch road, napa; 707 254-7353 Bravante Vineyards – 300 Stone ridge rd, Angwin; 707-965-2552 Brookdale Vineyards – napa; 707 258-1454 Brown Estate – 3233 Sage canyon road, St. helena; 707 963-2435 Buehler – 820 greenfield road, St. helena; 707 963-2155 Buoncristiani Wine – P. o. Box 6946, napa; 707 259-1681 Burgess Cellars –1108 Deer Park road, St. helena; 800 752-9463 Cade Winery – 360 howell Mountain rd So, Angwin; 707 965-2746 Cafaro Cellars – 2591 Pinot Way, St. helena; 707 963-7181 Cain – 3800 langtry road, St. helena; 707 963-1616 Cakebread Cellars – 8300 St. helena hwy, rutherford; 707 963-5222 Calafia Cellars – 629 fulton lane, St. helena; 707 963-0114 Caldwell – 270 Kreuzer lane, napa; 707 255-1294 Cali 351 – 965 Silverado trail, calistoga; 707 942-6200 CALISTOGA WINE STOP – 1458 lincoln Ave, #2 calistoga; 707 942-5556 Cardinale Estate – tasting room, 7600 St. helena hwy, oakville; 707 948-2643 CASA NUESTRA WINERY – 3451 Silverado trail no, St. helena; 707 963-5783 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 Gifts, Children & Pets OK; call ahead for: Winery & Cave Tours, reservation recommended Caymus Vineyards – 8700 conn creek rd, rutherford; 707 967-3010 Ceja Vineyards Tasting Room – 1248 1st St, napa; 707 226-6445 Celani Family Vineyards – 2230 Big ranch rd, napa; 877 ArDore1 Chappellet Vineyard – 1581 Sage canyon rd, St. helena; 707 963-7136 Charbay Winery & Distillery – 4001 Spring Mtn rd; St. helena; 707 963-9327 CHARLES KRUG WINERY – 2800 Main St. hwy 29, St. helena; 707 967-2229 Charnu – St. helena; 707 963-6045 Charter Oak Winery – 831 charter oak Ave, St. helena; 707 963-2298 Chase Family Cellars – 2252 Sulphur Springs road, St. helena; 707 963-1284 Chateau Boswell – 3468 Silverado trail, St. helena; 707 963-5472 Chateau Montelena – 1429 tubbs ln, calistoga; 707 942-5105 Chimney Rock Winery – 5350 Silverado trail, napa; 707 257-2641 Clif Family Winery – 1312 Vidovich Avenue, St. helena; 707 968-0625 Cliff Lede Vineyards – 1473 Younvtille cross rd, Yountville; 707 944-8642 CLOS DU VAL WINERY – 5330 Silverado trail, napa; 800 993-9463 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 Conn Creek Winery – 8711 Silverado trail, St. helena; 1-800-793-7960 Constant-Diamond – 2121 Diamond Mountain rd, calistoga; 707 942-0707 Continuum Estate – 1677 Sage canyon rd, St. helena; 707 944-8100∆66 Corison Winery – 987 St. helena hwy, St. helena; 707 963-0826 CORLEY FAMILY ESTATE – 4242 Big ranch rd, napa; 707 253-2802 Gift Items, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for: Wine Tours, Food Pairings CORNERSTONE CELLARS – 6505 Washington St., Suite 7, Yountville; 707 948-6512 Covenant Wines – 1241 Adams St, St. helena; 707 963-3887 Crocker & Starr – St. helena; 707-967-9111 Cuvaison Estate – 4500 Silverado trail, calistoga; 707 942-2468

open daily 10:30-4 Sun-thu 11-10, fr-Sa 11-Midnight open by appointment only open by appointment only open by appointment Wed-Sun 11-4 open by appointment only limited, by appointment only, closed Sundays open by appointment only open by appointment only open by appointment only open daily 10-4 open by appointment only open by appointment only open by appointment only open by appointment only tours/tasting by appointment open by appointment only Daily 10-6 open daily 10:30-5 open daily 10-5 open daily 9:30-6 open daily by appointment Sun-Wed 11-6, thu-Sat till 11-8 open by appointment only open by appointment only open daily 10-4 open daily 10:30-5 open by appointment only open by appointment only open by appointment only open by appointment only open daily 9:30-4 open daily 10-5 open daily 10-5 by appointment open daily 10-4 open daily 10-5 open daily 10:30-5 open Sat 11-5, Sun-fri 11-4 open by appointment only open by appointment only open daily 10-5 by appointment open daily 10-4:30 Daily 10-6 open by appointment only open by appointment only Mon-thu 11-4, fri-Sun 10-5

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; 707 253-2000 open by appointment only Amizetta – 1099 greenfield road, St. helena; 707 963-1460 open by appointment only Ancien – napa; 707 255-3908 open by appointment only Anderson’s Conn Valley Vnyds – 680 rossi road, St. helena; 707 963-8600 open by appointment only ANDRETTI WINERY – 4162 Big ranch road, napa; 1-877-386-5070 open daily 10-5 Children OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours (Private Tours for 10 or more), Educational Programs Antica Napa Valley –3700 Soda canyon, napa; 707 257-8700 open by appointment only Ardente Winery –2929 Atlas Peak rd, napa; 707 226-7669 open by appointment only ARGER-MARTUCCI – 1455 inglewood Ave, St. helena; 707 963-4334 open daily 10-5 Wine Tasting, Gift Items, Picnic Area, Arts Exhibit, Children OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Food Pairing Ariel Vineyards – 1312 town center, napa; 707 257-9731 Mon-Sat 9-5, Sun 10-3 Arkenstone Vineyards –335 West lane, Angwin; 707 965-1020 open by appointment only Arns – 601 Muno road, St. helena; 707 963-3429 open by appointment only ARTESA – 1345 henry road, napa; 707 224-1668 open daily 10-4:30 Gift Items, Children OK; Call for Winery Tours at 11 & 2, Vineyard Tours, Food Pairings A – 333 Silverado trail, calistoga; 707 942-4912 open daily, 10:30-4:30 B CELLARS – 400 Silverado trail, calistoga; 707 709-8787 open daily 10-5 Back Room Wines – 1000 Main Street, Beau Vigne – Yountville; 707 947-7058 Behrens & Hitchcock – 4078 Spring Mountain road, St. helena; 707 963-1774 open by appointment only Bell Wine Cellars – 6200 Washington St, Yountville; 707 944-1673 open daily 10-4 Benessere Winery – 1010 Big tree rd, St. helena; 707 963-5853 open daily 10-5 Gift Items, Picnic Area, Art Exhibits, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Food Pairings BENNETT LANE – 3340 hwy 128, calistoga; 877 MAX-nAPA open daily 10-5:30 Gift Items, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Vineyard Tours, Educational Programs, Food Pairings BERINGER VINEYARDS
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Budge Brown’s Cleavage Creek Winery –6307 Pope Valley rd, Pope Valley; 888-295-1280 By appointment daily

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2000 Main Street, St. helena | www.Beringer.com Bialla Vineyards – 4088 Atlas Peak rd, napa; 415 606-6629 open by appointment only Bighorn Cellars – 3105 Silverado trail, napa; 707 226-8569 fri-Sat 11-4, tue-thu by appt Black Cat Vineyard – 1075 Shadybrook ln, napa; 707 321-0866 open by appointment only Black Cordon Vnyds – 4155 Dry creek rd, napa; 707 226-6860 open by appointment only BLACK STALLION – 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

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Cuvaison Estate – 1221 Duhig road, carneros (between napa & Sonoma); 707 942-2455 Darioush Winery – 4240 Silverado trail, napa; 707 257-2345 David Arthur – 1521 Sage canyon road, St. helena; 707 963-5190 Mon-thu 11-4, fri-Sun 10-5 by appt open daily 10:30-5 open by appointment only open by appointment only Flora Springs Winery – 1978 Zinfandel ln, St. helena; 707 967-6723 FOLIE A DEUX – 7481 St. helena hwy, oakville; 800 535-6400 open daily 10-6 Gift Items, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK FOLIO WINEMAKERS’ STUDIO – 1285 Dealy lane, napa; 707 256-2757 Mon-tue 12-5, Sat-Sun 11-5 Gift Items, Art Exhibits, Picnic Area, Children Welcomed; call ahead for: Winery Tours, Educational Programs, Food Pairings Fontanella Family – 1721 Partrick road, napa; 707 252-1017 open daily by appointment 10-4 Forman Vineyards – 1501 Big rock road, St. helena; 707 963-3900 open by appointment only Franciscan Vineyards – 1178 galleron rd, rutherford; 707 963-7111 open daily 10-5 FRANK FAMILY VINEYARDS – 1091 larkmead lane, calistoga; 707 942-0859 open daily 10-5 Gift Items, Picnic Area Frazier Winery – 70 rapp lane, napa; 707 255-3444 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 – 6795 Washington, Yountville; 707 968-9297 open daily 11-7 Godspeed Vineyards – 3655 Mount Veeder rd; 707 254-7766 open by appointment only Goosecross Cellars – 1119 State lane, Yountville; 707 944-1986 open daily 10-4:30 GRGICH HILLS – 1829 St. helena hwy, rutherford; 707 963-2784 open daily 9:30-4:30 Gift Items, Children OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours By Appt. at 11 & 2, Food Pairings Groth – 750 oakville crossroad, oakville; 707 944-0290 open by appointment only Guffy – 1390 thompson Ave, napa; 707 258-2532 open by appointment only Guilliams – 3851 Spring Mountain road, St. helena; 707 963-9059 open by appointment only Gustavo Thrace – 1021 McKinstry St, napa; 707 257-6796 open daily 11-7 Haber Family Vineyards – 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 10-5:30 Hans Fahden Vineyards – 4855 Petrified forest rd, St. helena; 707 942-6760 open by appointment Hartwell Vineyards – 5795 Silverado trail, napa; 707 255-4269 open by appointment only HdV Wines – 588 trancas St, napa; 707 251-9121 open by appointment only Heibel Ranch Vineyards – Pope Valley; 707 968-9289 open by appointment only Heitz Cellars Tasting Room – 436 St. helena hwy 29, St. helena; 707 963-3542 open daily 11-4:30 Helena View Johnston – 3500 highway 128, calistoga; 707 942-4956 open by appointment only Hendry – 3104 redwood Dr, napa; 707 226-8320 open by appointment only HESS COLLECTION – 4411 redwood rd, napa; 707 255-1144 open daily 10-5:30 Hill Family Estate – 6512 Washington, Yountville; 707 944-9580 open daily 10-6 Honig Vineyards – 850 rutherford rd, rutherford; 707 963-5618 open daily by appointment Hope & Grace – 6540 Washington St, Yountville; 707 944-2500 Mon-Sat 10:30-5:30, Sun 11:30-4:30 Hopper Creek – 6204 Washington St, Yountville; 707 944-0675 open by appointment only Hunnicutt Wines –3524 Silverado trail north, St. helena; 707 963-2911 open by appointment only Ilona Howell Mountain –tasted at Burgess, 1108 Deer Park road, St. helena; 800 752-9463 open by appointment only J. Kirkwood Winery – 1020 Borrette lane, napa open by appointment only James Cole – 5014 Silverado trail, napa; 707 251-9905 open by appointment only James Creek – 2249 James creek rd, Pope Valley; 707 965-2646 open by appointment only Jarvis Winery – 2970 Monticello rd, napa; 1-800-255-5280 open by appointment only Jax –3468 hwy 128, calistoga; 415 446-9505 x102 open by appointment Jericho Canyon Vnyd – 3322 old lawley toll rd, calistoga; 707 942-9665 open by appointment only JESSUP CELLARS – 6740 Washington St, Yountville; 707 944-8523 open daily 10-6 Art Exhibits; Call ahead for Food Pairings, last tasting at 5:30pm

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 10-4 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 Eagle Trace– 680 rossi rd, St. helena; 707 963-4665 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. Open daily, 9:30-4:30 – $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

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3222 ehlers lane, St. helena | for reservations, call 707.963.5972 El Molino Winery – St. helena; 707 963-6021 Elizabeth Spencer – 1165 rutherford road, rutherford; 707 963-6067 Elkhorn Peak Cellars – 200 Polson rd, napa; 707 255-0504 Elyse – 2100 hoffman ln, napa; 707 944-2900 Envy Wines – 1170 tubbs ln, calistoga; 707 942-4670 ETUDE
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1250 cuttings Wharf road, napa | open Daily 10am-4:30pm 707-257-5300 | www.etudewines.com Failla – 3530 Silverado trail, St. helena; 707 963-0530 Falcor – 2511 napa corporate Dr, Ste 115, napa; 888-402-Wine Far Niente – 1350 Acacia Dr, oakville; 707 944-2861 Farella – 2222 n. 3rd Ave, napa; 707 254-9489 Fleury Estate Winery – 950 galleron rd, rutherford; 707 967-8333 Flora Springs – The Room – 677 St. helena hwy So., St. helena; 707 967-8032 open by appointment only open daily 10-5 open by appointment only 10-3 open by appointment only open by appointment only open daily 10:30-5

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Jocelyn Lonen Winery – napa; 1-800-255-5280 open by appointment only John Anthony Vineyards – 1440 first Street, napa; 707 265-7711 open daily 10-2am JOSEPH PHELPS VINEYARDS – 200 taplin rd, St. helena; 707 963-2745 Gift Items, Children OK; Tastings & Seminars by appointment Mon-fri 9-5, Sat-Sun 10-4 by 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 Kapcsandy Family Winery – 1001 State lane, Yountville; 707 265-1804 open by appointment only Keenan – 3660 Spring Mountain rd, St. helena; 707 963-9177 open by appointment only Keever – 26 Vineyard View Dr, Yountville; 707 944-0910 open by appointment only Kelham – 360 Zinfandel ln; St. helena; 707 963-2000 open by appointment only Kelly Fleming Wines – 2339 Pickett rd, calistoga; 707 942-6849 open by appointment only Kenefick Ranch – 1371 lincoln Ave, calistoga; 707 942-1004 thu-Mon 11- 5 & by appt Kent Rasmussen – 1001 Silverado trail So, St. helena; 7070 963-5667 open by appointment only Kenzo Estate – 3200 Monticello road, napa; 707 259-5408 open by appointment only0 Krupp Brothers – 3267 Soda canyon rd., napa; 707 259-1198 open by appointment Kuleto Estate – 2470 Sage canyon rd, St. helena; 707 302-2209 open by appointment only Ladera – 150 White cottage rd So, Angwin; 707 965-2445 open daily 10 -4 Laird Family Winery – 5055 Solano Ave., napa; 707 257-0360 open daily 10-5 Larkmead Vineyards – 1100 larkmead ln, calistoga; 707 942-0167 open daily by appointment only 10-4 Lava Vine – 965 Silverado trail, calistoga; 707 942-9500 open daily 10-5 Lindstrom – 5994 Silverado trail, napa; 707 226-6289 exclusive tastings by appoinment only Lokoya – 7600 St. helena hwy, oakville; 707 948-1968 open by appointment only Long Meadow Ranch & Farmstead – 738 Main St, St. helena; 707 963-4555 open daily 11-6 LOUIS M. MARTINI – 254 St. helena hwy So. (hwy 29 ), St. helena; 707 968-3361 open daily 10-6 Gift Items; Call ahead for: Wine Tours at 11 & 2, Cellar Tours, Food Pairings Luna Vineyards – 2921 Silverado trail, napa; 707 255-2474 open daily 10-5 Madonna Estate Winery – 5400 old Sonoma rd, napa; 707 255-8864 open daily 10-5 Madrigal Vineyards – 3718 n. St. helena hwy, calistoga; 707 942-6577 open daily by appointment 10-4 MAHONEY VINEYARDS – taste at oxbow, 708 first St, napa; 707 265-9600 Sun-thu 112-7 Gift Items, Art Exhibits, Children & Pets OK fri-Sat 12-9 Mario Perelli-Minetti – 1443 Silverado trail, St. helena; 707 963-8310 open thu-Sun 11-5 Marita’s Vineyard – napa; 707 259-5313 open by appointment only Markham Vnyds – 2812 St. helena hwy 29, St. helena; 707 963-5292 open daily 11-5 Maroon Wines – napa; 707 257-3040 open by appointment only Marston Family Vineyard – 3600 White Sulphur Springs rd, St. helena; 707 963-8490 open by appointment Mason Cellars Oxbow Tasting Room – 7l4 first St, napa 707 255-0658 open thu-Mon 11-5:30 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 Moss Creek Winery – 6015 Steele rd, napa; 707 252-1295 open by appointment Mount Veeder Winery – Mt. Veeder; 707-967-3993 open by appointment only MUMM NAPA – 8445 Silverado trail, rutherford; 800 MUM-nAPA Gift Items, Art Exhibits, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Wine Tours MurphyVineyards – 395 crane Ave, St. helena; 707 963-2516 Myriad – St. helena; 707 287-1630 NAPA CELLARS – 7481 St. helena hwy, oakville; 707 944-2565 Gift Items, Picnic Area, Children OK Napa Valley Farms – 929 Main St, St. helena; 707 963-8011 Neal Family Vineyards – 716 liparita rd, Angwin; 707 965-2800 Newton Vineyards – 2555 Madrona Ave, St. helena; 707 963-9000 Neyers Vineyards– 2153 Sage canyon rd, St. helena; 707 963-8840 Nichelini Winery – 2950 Sage canyon rd, St. helena; 707 963-0717 Nickel & Nickel – 8164 St. helena hwy, oakville; 707 967-9600 Nord Estate – Yountville; 707 945-1094 O’Brien Estate – 1200 orchard Ave, napa; 707 252-8463 O’Shaughnessy Estate – Angwin, 707 965-2898 Oakville Ranch Vineyards– 7781 Silverado trail, napa; 707-944-9665 Olabisi – 974 franklin St, napa; 707 257-7477 OnThEdge – 1255 lincoln Ave, calistoga; 877-668-4334 Opus One – 7900 St. helena hwy, oakville; 707 944-9442 Orin Swift Cellars – 1352 Main St, St. helena; 707 967-9179 Outpost Estate Wines – Angwin; 707 965-1718 Page Wine Cellars – 6505 Washington St., Suite 7, Yountville; 707 944-2339 – 520 california Blvd, #20, napa; 707 944-2339 Palmaz Vineyards – 4029 hagen road, napa; 707 226-5587 Paloma Vineyard – 4013 Spring Mountain rd, St. helena; 707 963-7504 Paoletti Vineyards – 4501 Silverado trail, calistoga; 707 942-0689 Paradigm – 1277 Dwyer rd, oakville; 707 944-1683 Paraduxx – 7257 Silverado trail, Yountville; 707 945-0890 Patz & Hall – 851 napa Valley corporate Way, Ste A, napa; 707 265-7700 Peacock Family – 3100 Spring Mountain rd, St. helena; 707 967-0770 Pedemonte Cellars – 1620 S. Whitehall lane, St. helena; 707 933-8352 Peju – 8466 St. helena hwy, rutherford; 707 963-3600 Peter Franus Wine Company – napa; 707 945-0542 Pheonix – 3175 Dry creek road, napa; 877 374-6364 Phifer Pavitt Winery – 4660 Silverado trail, calistoga; 707 942-4787 Piña Napa Valley – 8060 Silverado trail, rutherford; 707 738-9328 Pine Ridge – 5901 Silverado trail, napa; 707 252-9777 PlumpJack Winery – 620 oakville crossroad, oakville; 707 945-1220 Pope Valley Winery – 6613 Pope Valley rd, napa; 707 965-1246 Porter Family Vineyards – napa; 707 265-7980 PRAGER WINERY & PORT WORKS – 1281 lewelling, St. helena; 707 963-Port (7678) Children & Pets OK Pride Mountain Wines – 4026 Spring Mountain rd, St. helena; 707 963-4949 Provenance – 1695 St. helena hwy, St. helena; 707 968-3633 Quintessa – 1601 Silverdo trail, St. helena; 707 967-1601 Quixote – 6126 Silverado trail, napa; 707 944-2659 RAYMOND VINEYARD – 849 Zinfandel ln, St. helena; 707 963-3141 Gift Items, Children OK; Call ahead for Wine Tours open daily 10-5, last seating 4:45 open by appointment only open by appointment only open daily 10-6 open by appointment open by appointment open by appointment open by appointment Weekends 10-5, weekdays by appointment open daily by appointment open by appointment only open by appointment Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5 open by appointment only open by appointment open daily 12-5:30 Sun-thu 10-5:30, fri-Sat 10-8 open daily by appointment open by appointment only open by appointment only Daily 10-6 open by appointment only open by appointment only open by appointment only open by appointment only open by appointment open by appointment open Wed-Sun 10-4 open by appointment open by appointment only open daily 10-6 open by appointment only By advance appointment only tastings by appointment Mon-Sat 11 & 1 open daily by appointment 10-4 open daily 10:30-4:30 open daily 10-4 open thu-Sun 11-5 or by appt open by appointment only open daily 10:30-4:30 open by appointment open daily 10:30-5:30 open by appointment open by appointment open daily 10-4

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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

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 Relic – St. helena; 707 967-9380 Revana Family – 2930 St. helena hwy, St. helena; 707 967-8814 Reverie Winery – 1250 Diamond Mtn rd, calistoga; 707 942-6800 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; 707 968-3200 Saddleback Cellars – 7802 Money road, oakville; 707 944-1305 Saintsbury – 1500 los carneros Ave, napa; 707 252-0592 Salvestrin Vineyard – 397 Main Street, St. helena; 707 963-5105 Saviez Vineyards – 4060 Silverado trail, calistoga; 707 942-5889 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 Silverado Trail Wine Studio – 3105 Silverado trail, napa; 707 226-8569 Silverado Vineyards – 6121 Silverado trail, napa; 707 257-1770 Sky Vineyards – 1500 lokoya rd, napa; 707 935-1391 Smith Madrone – 4022 Spring Mountain rd, St. helena; 707 963-2283 open daily 10-5 open by appointment only open by appointment open by appointment open daily 10-5 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 by appointment only 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-Sat 9-5, Sun 11-5 fri & Sat 11-4, thu-tue by appt open daily 10-5 open by appointment open by appointment

Sodaro Estate – 24 Blue oak lane, napa; 707 812-4848 Somerston Ranch Tasting Room – 6490 Washington, Yountville; 707 944-8200 Somerston Vineyards – 3450 Sage canyon rd, St. helena; 707 944-8200 Spelletich Cellars – 425 gateway rd W, napa; 707 363-5757 Spottswoode – 1902 Madrona Ave, St. helena; 707 963-0134 Spring Mountain – 2805 Spring Mtn. rd, St. helena; 707 967-4188 ST. CLEMENT

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2867 St. helena north, St. helena | open Daily 10am-5pm 707-265-5000 | www.stclement.com St. Helena Wine Center – 1321 Main St, St. helena; 707 963-1313 Mon-Sat 10-6, Sun 10-5 St. Helena Winery – 100 Pratt Ave, St. helena; 707 967-9463 open by appointment St. Supéry – 8440 St. helena hwy, rutherford; 800 942-0809 open daily 10-5 Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars – 5766 Silverado trail, napa; 707 944-2020 open daily 10-4:30 Stagecoach Vineyard – 3267 Soda canyon rd., napa; 707 259-1198 open by appointment Staglin Family – 1570 Bella oaks ln, rutherford; 707 944-0477 open by appointment Stags’ Leap Winery – 6150 Silverado trail, napa; 1-800-395-2441 By advance appointment only Steltzner Vineyards – 5998 Silverado trail, napa; 707 252-7272 open daily 10:30-4:30 by appt 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 10-5 by appointment SUMMERS ESTATE – 1171 tubbs lane, calistoga; 707 942-5508 open daily 10:30-4:30 Gift Items, Picnic Area, Art Exhibits, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Food Pairings Summit Lake – 2000 Summit lake Dr, Angwin; 707 965-2488 open by appointment SUTTER HOME WINERY – 277 St. helena hwy S, St. helena; 707 963-3104 open daily 10-5 Gift Items, Art Exhibits, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Food Pairings Swanson Vineyards – 1271 Manley ln, rutherford; 707 967-3500 open by appointment Tallulah Wines – 1043 Vallejo St, napa; 707 843-1823 open by appointment Tamber Bey Vnyds – 1234 Adams St, St. helena; 707 968-5345 open daily 10-6 TASTE AT OXBOW – 708 first Street, napa/ 707 265-9600 Sun-thu 12-7, fri-Sat 12-9 Tasting Room, The – at the napa Wine co, 40 St. helena hwy, oakville; 707 848-9630 open daily 10-4:30 Taylor Family Vineyards –5991 Silverado trail, napa; 707 255-3593 open by appointment Tayson Pierce Estate Wines – 699 S. St. helena hwy, St. helena; 707 968-9780 By appointment only Teachworth – 4451 St. helena hwy, calistoga; 707 942-8432 open by appointment Tedeschi Family Winery – 2779 grant St. calistoga; 707 337-5526 tue-Sun 12-4:30 by appointment only Terra Valentine – 3787 Spring Mountain rd, St. helena; 707 967-8340 open by appointment The Terraces – 1450 Silverado trail, St. helena; 707 963-1707 open by appointment Tofanelli Family – 1212 Pine St, calistoga; 707 942-6504 open by appointment only Tom Eddy – 3870 hwy 128, calistoga; 707 942-4267 open by appointment Toolbox Wine Co. – 1021 McKinstry St, napa; 707 257-6796 open daily 11-7 Tournesol Wine – napa; 707 694-6073 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

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Trinitas Cellars – 875 Bordeaux Way, napa; 707 251-1956 Truchard – 3234 old Sonoma rd, napa; 707 253-7153 Tudal Winery – 1015 Big tree rd, St. helena; 707 963-3947 Tulocay – 1426 coombsville rd, napa; 707 255-4064 TURNBULL WINE CELLARS – 8210 highway 29, oakville; 707 963-5839 Twomey Cellars – 1183 Dunaweal lane, calistoga; (707) 942-7122 Uncorked at Oxbow – 605 first St, napa; 707 927-5864 V Madrone – 3199 St. helena hwy n, St. helena; 707 963-3573 V Wine Cellars – 6525 Washington St, Yountville; 707 531-7053 V. SATTUI WINERY – corner hwy 29 & White ln, St. helena; 707 963-7774 Picnic Area, Deli, Art Exhibits, Children & Pets OK, Cave Tours Van Der Heyden – 4057 Silverado trail, napa; 707 257-0130 Varozza Vineyards – 514 Pratt Ave, St. helena; 707 963-0331 Venge – 4708 Silverado trail, napa; 707 942-9100 Verismo Wines – 100 rapp ln, napa; 707 944 Wine (9463) Vermeil – 1255 lincoln Ave, calistoga; 877-668-4334 Viader Winery – 1120 Deer Park rd, Deer Park; 707 963-3816 ext. 110 Vinoce & Twenty Rows – 880 Vallejo Street, napa; 707 265-7750 Vincent Arroyo Winery – 2361 greenwood Ave, calistoga; 707 942-6995 Vine Cliff Winery – 7400 Silverado trail, Yountville; 707 944-1364 Vineyard 29 – 2929 St helena hwy, St. helena; 707 963-9292 Vineyard 7 & 8 – 4028 Spring Mountain road, St. helena; 707 963.9425 VinRoc – napa; 707 265-0943 Vintner’s Collective – 1245 Main St, napa; 707 255-7150 Volker Eisele Family – 3080 lower chiles Valley rd, St. helena; 707 965-9485 Volta Wine– 3108 Silverado trail, Yountville; 707 501-4060 Von Strasser – 1510 Diamond Mtn. rd, calistoga; 707 942-0930 W. H. Smith– 1307 lincoln Avenue, Suite B, calistoga; 707 942-1194 WATERSTONE – taste at oxbow, 708 first St, napa; 707 265-9600 Gift Items, Art Exhibits, Children OK Waugh Cellars – napa; 888-883-Wine (9463) Wermuth Winery – 3942 Silverado trail, calistoga; 707 942-5924 Whetstone Wine Cellars – tasted at Ubuntu Annex 1130 Main Street, napa; 707 254-0600 White Cottage Ranch – 555 college Ave, Angwin; 707 965-0516 WHITEHALL LANE – 1563 St. helena hwy S. (hwy 29), St. helena; 800-963-9454 x 19 Gift Items, Art Exhibits, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Barrel Tasting Tours White Rock Vineyard – napa William Cole Vnyds – 2849 Saint helena hwy north, St. helena; 707 963-6100 William Harrison Vnyrds – 1443 Silverado trail, St. helena; 707 963-8310 WILLIAM HILL ESTATE WINERY – 1761 Atlas Peak road, napa; 707 265-3024 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 Wineries of Napa Valley – 1285 napa town center, napa; 707 253-9450 Wing Canyon Vineyard – 3100 Mt. Veeder rd, napa; 707 265-8798 Witt Estate – 1500 Whitehall ln, St. helena; 707 967-8046 X Winery – 1405 2nd Street, napa; 707 204-9522 Yates Family Vineyard – 3104 redwood rd, napa; 707-226-1800 Young Ridge Estate – 1200 thompson Ave, napa; 707 265-8400 Z-52 – Poured at taste at oxbow, 708 first St, napa; 707 265-9600 Zahtila Vineyards – 2250 lake county hwy; calistoga; 707 942-9251 open daily 11-7 open by appointment open by appointment open by appointment open daily 10-4:30 open Mon-Sat 9-5, Sun 11-5 Mon-Wed 2-7, thu-Sun 12-7 open by appointment open daily 10-7 open daily 9-6 (Winter hours till 5) open daily 10-5 open daily 10-6 by appointment open by appointment only Wed-Sun by appointment only open by appointment only Sun-thu 10-5:30, fri-Sat 10-8 open by advance appointment tue-Sat 11-5, Sun & Mon by appt open daily 10-4:30 by appointment open daily 10-5 by appointment open by appointment Mon-fri 10-2 by appointment open by appointment open daily 11-6 open by appointment only open by appointment only open by appointment 10:30-4:30 Sun, Mon, tue, thu 10-5, fri-Sat 10-6:30 Sun-thu 12-7, fri-Sat 12-9 open by appointment only open ralph is there open by appointment open by appointment 10-5 open daily 10-5:45 open by appointment only open by appointment only open daily 11-5 open daily 10-5 by appt 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 Atascadero Creek – 4114 ross road, Sebastopol; 707 823-3040 By appointment only Audelssa Estate Winery– 13750 Arnold Dr, glen ellen; 707 933-8514 open daily 11-5 Balletto – 5700 occidental rd, Santa rosa; 707 568-2455 open daily 10-5 B. R. COHN WINERY – 15000 Sonoma hwy 12, glen ellen; 800-330-4064 open daily 10-5 Gift items, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call for: Tours, Educational Programs, Wine Pairings B Wise Vnyds – 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 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; 707 265-1472 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 ZD WINES – 8383 Silverado trail, rutherford; 707 963-5188 Gift items, Children OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Wine Pairings open daily 10-4:30

SONOMA COUNTY
A. Rafanelli Winery – 4685 W. Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-1385 Acorn Winery – 12040 old redwood hwy, healdsburg; 707 433-6440 Adobe Road Winery – 1995 S. McDowell Blvd, Petaluma; 707 939-7967 – 481 1st Street, Sonoma; 707 939-7967 Adrian Fog – healdsburg; 707 431-1174 Agharta Wines – forestville; 707 887-9100 Akoma Zoume – 3030 cavedale rd, glen ellen; 707 481-7377 ALDERBROOK WINERY 2306 Magnolia, healdsburg; 707 433-9154 Gift items, Picnic Area, Art Exhibits, Children OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Food Pairings Alexander Valley Vineyards – 8644 hwy 128, healdsburg; 707 433-7209 Amista Vineyards– 3320 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 431-9200 Amphora Wines – 4791 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 431-7767 Alegria Winery – 12040 old redwood hwy, healdsburg; 707 433-6440 ANABA WINES
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Ubuntu Annex – tasting room, 1130 Main St, napa; 707 251-5656 Mon-Wed 12-6, thu-fri 12-8, Sat-Sun 11-8 by appt

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Carol Shelton – 3354-B coffey ln, Santa rosa; 707 575-3441 Cass Winery – Poured at family Wineries – Kenwood: 9380 Sonoma hwy 12; 888-433-6555 CELLAR DOOR – 1395 Broadway, Suite e, Sonoma; 707 938-4466 Cellar No. 8 – Poured at Asti Winery, 26150 Asti rd, cloverdale; 707-433-2822 Cellars of Sonoma – 133 fourth Street, Santa rosa; 707 578-1826 Chalk Hill – 10300 chalk hill rd, healdsburg; 800-838-4306 CHARLES CREEK VINEYARD – 483 first St. W., Sonoma; 707 935-3848 Chasseur – Sebastopol; 707 829-1941 Chateau Felice – 10603 chalk hill rd, healdsburg; 707 836-9011 CHATEAU ST. JEAN WINERY
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8555 Sonoma highway, Kenwood www.chateauStJean.com | 800-543-7572 Christie Vineyards – 851 limerick lane, healdsburg; 707 431-0662 CHRISTOPHER CREEK – 641 limerick ln, healdsburg; 707 433-2001 Picnic Area Chronicle Wines – P. o. Box 1854, Sonoma; 707-255-5862 ext 120 Clarbec – 19368 orange Ave, Sonoma; 707 996-4012 Clary Ranch – 3461 Middle two rock rd, Petaluma; 707 938-7210 CLINE CELLARS – 24737 Arnold Drive, Sonoma; 707 940-4030 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 Clouds Rest Vineyards – Petuluma; 707 765-0841 By appointment only open daily 11-5 open by appointment only open by appointment only open by appointment only open daily 10-6 open daily 10-4:30 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 Corda – 845 chileno Valley rd, Petaluma; 707 781-9310 D & L Carinalli Vineyards – 2030 Barlow ln, Sebastopol; 707 827-3826 D’Argenzio – 1301 clevelend Ave, Ste A, Santa rosa; 707 280-4658 Dark Horse – Poured at locals: geyserville Ave & hwy 128, geyserville; 707 857-4900 Da Vero – 788 Westside rd, healdsburg; 707 431-8000 David Coffaro – 7485 Dry creek rd, geyserville; 707 433-9715 David Noyes – Poured at family Wineries – Kenwood: 9380 Sonoma hwy 12; 888-433-6555 Davis Family Vnyds – 52 front St, healdsburg; 707 433-3858 De La Montanya – 999 foreman ln., healdsburg; 707 433-3711 De Loach Vineyards – 1791 olivet road, Santa rosa; 707 526-9111 DE LORIMIER WINERY (formerly Mosaic)– 2001 hwy 128, geyserville; 707 857-2000 Gift items, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK Deerfield Ranch – 10200 Sonoma highway, Kenwood; 707 833-5215 Dehlinger – 4101 Vine hill rd, Sebastopol; 707 823-2378 Del Carlo Winery – 4939 Dry creek road, healdsburg; 707 433-1036 Deux Amis – 602 limerick ln, healdsburg; 707 431-7945 Downtown Wines – 132 Plaza St, healdsburg; 707 473-0337 DREYER WINE – Poured at Sonoma-enoteca, 35 e napa St, Sonoma; 707 935-1200 Dry Creek Vineyards – 3770 lambert Bridge rd, healdsburg; 707 433-1000 Duchamp Estate – 280 chiquita rd, healdsburg; 707 433-6665 Dutch Bill Creek – Sebastopol; 877 874-3852 open thu-Sun 11-5 or by appt. open by appointment on open daily by appointment open daily 11am-6pm 10:30-4:30 Wed-Mon 10-5 open daily 11-4 open daily 10:30-5 thu-Sun 11-5 or by appointment open daily 11-4:30, Mon-fri by appt open daily 10:30-5 open daily 10:30-5 open daily 10:30-4:30 Jan-Aug by appointment, fridays only open by appointment only open by appointment only Daily 11-6 open daily 11-5:30, tue seasonal open daily 10:30-4:30 open by appointment only By appointment only Daily 11-5 Summer, 11-4 winter; tours available

Dashe Cellars – Poured at family Wineries – Dry creek Valley: 4791 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-0100

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 Kent Wine Cellars – 1014 hopper Ave, #612, Santa rosa ; 707 527-9700 open by appointment ERIC ROSS – 14300 Arnold Dr, glen ellen; 707 939-8525 open daily 11-5 Poured at locals: geyserville Ave & hwy 128, geyserville; 707 857-4900 open daily 11-6 Everett Ridge – 435 W. Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-1637 open daily 10-5 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 Forchini Vineyards – 5141 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 431-8886 fri-Sun 11-4, Mon-thu by appointment 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 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 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

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Hanzell Vineyards– 18596 lomita Avenue, Sonoma, cA 95476 Ph: 707 996-3860 Hartford Family Winery – 8075 Martinelli road, forestville; 707 887-1756 Hart‘s Desire – Poured at Waterfront tasting rm, 53 front St, healdsburg; 707 433-3097 Harvest Moon Estate – 2192 olivet rd, Santa rosa; 707 573-8711 HAUCK CELLARS – 223 center St, healdsbug; 707 473-9065 Hawkes Wine – 6734 hwy. 128, healdsburg; 707 433-4295 Hawkes Wine Tasting Rm – 383 1st Street West, Sonoma; 707 938-7620 Hawley Wines – 36 north Street, healdsburg; 707 473-9500 Haywood Winery – 18000 gehricke rd, Sonoma; 707 939-5020 Heintz – Sebastopol; 877 874-3852 Highway 12 Winery – 498 first St. e, Sonoma; 707 938-8091 Hobo – Poured at Downtown Wine: 132 Plaza St, healdsburg; 707 473-0337 Holdredge – 51 front St, healdsburg; 707 431-1424 Homewood Winery – 23120 Burndale rd, Sonoma; 707 996-6353 Hook and Ladder – 2134 olivet rd, Santa rosa; 707 546-5712 HOP KILN WINERY – 6050 Westside rd, healdsburg; 707 433-6491 Gift items, Picnic Area, Children OK; Call ahead for: Educational Programs, Food Pairings HKG ESTATE WINES – 13647 Arnold Drive, glen ellen; 707 938-7622 IL CUORE – Poured at Sonoma enoteca, 35 e napa St, Suite B ; 707 935-1791 Imagery Estate – 14355 hwy 12, glen ellen; 707 935-4515 Inman Family – 3900 Piner road, Santa rosa; 707 395-0689 Inspiration Vnyds & Winery –3360e coffey ln, Santa rosa; 707 237-4980 Iron Horse – 9786 ross Station rd, Sebastopol; 707 887-1507 J Keverson – Poured at Waterfront tasting rm, 53 front St, healdsburg; 707 433-3097 J Lynne Wines – Poured at Vine tastings: 9058 Windsor rd, Windsor; 707 620-0833 J Rickards Winery – 24505 chianti rd, cloverdale; 707 758-3441 J Vineyard & Winery – 11447 old redwood hwy, healdsburg; 707 431-3646 JACUZZI VINEYARDS – 24724 Arnold Drive, Sonoma; 707 931-7575 Johnson’s Alexander Valley Wines – 8333 hwy 128, healdsburg; 707 433-2319 John Tyler Wines – 4375 Westside rd, healdsburg; 707 473-0123 Jordan – 1474 Alexander Valley rd, healdsburg; 707 431-5250 Joseph Swan Winery – 2916 laguna rd, forestville; 707 573-3747 Kachina – 4551 Dry creek road, healdsburg; 707 332-7917 Kamen Estate – 21692 8th Street e, Suite 300, Sonoma; 707 833-1700 Kastania Vineyards – 4415 Kastania rd, Petaluma; 707 763-6348 KAZ WINERY – 233 Adobe canyon rd, Kenwood; 707 833-2536 Gift items, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Vineyards Tours Keating –23564 Arnold Dr, Sonoma; 707 939-6510 Keller Estate – 5875 lakeville hwy, Petaluma; 707 765-2117 KENDALL-JACKSON WINE CTR – 5007 fulton rd, fulton; 707 571-8100 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 Children & Pets OK Kenwood Vineyards – 9592 Sonoma hwy 12, Kenwood; 707 833-5891 Kokomo – 4791 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-0200 Korbel Chmpgne Clrs – 13250 river rd, guerneville; 707 824-7000 Krutz Family Cellars– 1301 cleveland Ave, Santa rosa; 707 865-6755 Kunde – 9825 Sonoma hwy 12, Kenwood; 707 833-5501 La Crema – 235 healdsburg Ave, Ste 101, healdsburg; 707 431-9400 Lake Sonoma Winery – 340 healdsburg Ave, healdsburg; 707 473-2999 Lago di Merlo – at family Wineries – Dry creek Valley: 4791 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-0100 open by appointment only open daily 10-4:30 thu-Mon 11-5 open daily 10:30-5 open thu-Mon 11:30-5, fri & Sat til 7 thu-Mon 10-5, tue-Wed by appointment thu-Mon 12-6 open daily 11-6 open by appointment only By appointment only open daily 10:30-5:30 thu-Mon 11-6, fri-Sat 11-7 Sat-Sun 11-4:30 or by appt open daily 10-4 open daily 10-4:30 open daily 10-5 thu-Sun 11-6 Wed-Mon 11-5:30, tue seasonal Weekdays 10-4:30, Weekends 10-5:30 fri -Sun 11-4 or by appt. open daily 11-4:30 open daily 10-3:30 thu-Mon 11-5 Mon-fri 12-8pm, late weekends tue-Sat 11-4 open daily 11-5 open daily 10-5:30 open daily 11-5 open by appointment only open by appointment only Sat, Sun & some holidays, 11-4:30 open by appointment only open by appointment only Sat Sun 11-4 fri-Mon 11-5 Lambert Bridge – 4085 W. Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 431-9600 Lancaster Estate – 15001 chalk hill rd, healdsburg; 707 433-8178x209 Landmark – 101 Adobe canyon rd, Kenwood; 707 833-0053 Larson Family – 23355 Millerick rd, Sonoma; 707-938-3031 LEDSON WINERY – 7335 Sonoma hwy, Kenwood; 707 537-3810 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 Limerick Lane Vineyards – 1023 limerick ln, healdsburg; 707 433-9211 Little Vineyards Family Winery – 15188 Sonoma hwy, glen ellen; 707 996-2750 Littorai Wines – 788 gold ridge rd. Sebastopol; 707 823-9586 Longboard Vineyards – 5 fitch St, healdsburg; 707 433-3473 LOXTON CELLARS – 11466 Dunbar rd, glen ellen; 707 935-7221 Picnic Area; Call ahead for Vineyard and Winery Tours Lynmar Estate – 3909 frei rd, Sebastopol; 707 829-3374 MacLeod Family Vnyd – Kenwood; 707 833-4312 MacPhail Family – 851 Magnolisa Dr, healdsburg; 707 433-4780 Macrae Family – at family Wineries – Kenwood: 9380 Sonoma hwy 12; 888-433-6555 MacRostie Winery – 21481 eighth St e, Suite 25, Sonoma; 707 996-4480 open daily 10:30-4:30 open by appointment only open daily 10:30-4:30 open daily 10-5 open daily 10-5

Laurel Glen – Poured at locals: geyserville Ave & hwy 128, geyserville; 707 857-4900 open daily 11am-6pm, tue by appt

Apr 15- Sep 1, Daily 1-5 by appt open daily 10-5 thu-Mon 11-4:30 open by appointment only Wed-Sat, Mon 11-6, Sun 11-5 (closed tue) open daily 11-5 open daily 10-5 open by appointment only open by appointment only open daily 10:30-5 Sat 11-4:30 or by appointment

Locals Tasting Room – corner of geyserville Ave & hwy 128, geyserville; 707-857-4900 open daily 11-6, tue by appt

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 MARTIN RAY – 2191 laguna road, Santa rosa; 707 823-2404 Gift items, Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Winery Tours Martinelli Vineyards – 3360 river rd, fulton; 707 525-0570 Martorana Family Winery– 5956 West Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-1909 Matanzas Creek Winery – 6097 Bennett Valley rd, Santa rosa; 707 528-6464 MATRIX – 3291 Westside rd, healdsburg; 707 433-1911 Gift items, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Winery Tours Mauritson Family Winery – 2859 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 431-0804 MAYO FAMILY – 13101 Arnold Drive @ highway 12, glen ellen; 707 938-9401 MAYO FAMILY RESERVE ROOM – 9200 Sonoma hwy, Kenwood; 707 833-5504 MAYO FAMILY – at the cellar Door, 1395 Broadway, Sonoma; 707 938-4466 MAZZOCCO SONOMA – 1400 lytton Springs rd, healdsburg; 707 431-8159 Gift items, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK open daily 11-4 open daily 11-5 open daily 10-5 open by appointment only open daily 10-4:30 open daily 11-5 open daily 10-5 open daily 10:30-6:30 open daily 10:30-6:30 thu-Mon 11-6, tue & Wed 4-6 open daily 11-5

MEADOWCROFT WINES
open daily 10-5 thu-Sun 11- 4:30 open daily 10-5 open daily 10-5 Medlock Ames – 3487 Alexander Valley rd, healdsburg; 707431-8845 open daily 10-4:30 open daily 11-4:30 open daily 10-5 open by appointment only open daily 10:30-4 open daily 10:30-5:30 10:30-4:30 open daily 10-4:40 Meeker Vineyards – 21035 geyserville Ave, geyserville; 707 431-2148 Mercury Geyserville – 20120 geyserville Avenue, geyserville; 707 857-9870 Merriam Vnyds – 11650 los Amigos rd, healdsburg; 707 433-4032 Merry Edwards – 2959 gravenstein hwy n, Sebastopol; 888-388-9050 Michael Bernard – 779 Westside rd, healdsburg; 707 433-2900 Michel-Schlumberger – 4155 Wine creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-7427 Mill Creek Vineyards – 1401 Westside rd; healdsburg; 707 431-2121 Mietz Cellars – Poured at family Wineries – Dry creek Valley: 4791 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-0100 open daily 10-5 open daily 10:30-6 thu-Mon 11-7 open daily 10-5 open daily 9:30-4:30, appt recommended open daily11-5 open by appointment only 10:30-4:30 open daily 10-5

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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

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Montemaggiore – 2355 West Dry creek r rd; healdsburg; 707 433-9499 MoniClaire Vineyards – 1750 lytton Springs rd; healdsburg; 707 433-4320 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)

open by appointment only open by appointment only

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 Mounts Family – 3901 Wine creek rd, healdsburg; 707 292-8148 Mueller – 6301 Starr rd, Windsor; 707 837-7399 Murphy-Goode – 20 Matheson St, healdsburg; 800 499-7644 Muscardini Cellars – 8910 Sonoma hwy, Kenwood; 707 833-0526 Mutt Lynch Winery – 602 limerick ln, healdsburg; 707 942-6180 Nalle – 2383 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-1040 Nicholson Ranch – 4200 napa rd, Sonoma; 707 938-8822 Novy Family – 980 Airway ct, Ste c, Santa rosa; 707 578-3882 Occidental Road Cellars – 707 874-9401 Optima Winery – 498 Moore ln, Unit c, healdsburg; 707 431-8222 Orchard Station Winery – 14301 Arnold Dr, Jack london Village, glen ellen; 707-938-7550 Owl Ridge – Poured at hudson Street Wineries, 428 hudson Street, healdsburg; 707 433-2364 Paint Horse – 16510 Arnold Drive, Sonoma; 707 935-0148 Palmeri – Poured at terroirs Artisan Wines, 21001 geyserville Ave, geyserville; 707 857-4101 Papapietro Perry – 4791 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-0422 PARADISE RIDGE WINERY – 4545 thomas lake harris Dr, Santa rosa; 707 528-Wine 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 Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK Parmelee Hill – 8860 Sonoma highway, Kenwood; 707 282-9020 Passalacqua Vnyds – 3805 lambert Bridge rd, healdsburg; 877-825-5547 Pasterick Vnyd – 3491 West Dry creek road, healdsburg; 707 433-4655 Pastori Winery – 23189 geyserville Ave, cloverdale; 707 857-3418 Paul Hobbs – Sebastopol; 707 824-9879 Pedroncelli Vineyards – 1220 canyon rd, geyserville; 707 857-3531 Pellegrini Family– 4055 West olivet rd, Santa rosa; 800-891-0244 Pendleton Estate – 35100 hwy 128, cloverdale; 707 894-3732 Peters Family – 2064 hwy. 116 no, Suite 102, Sebastopol; 707 829-3111 Peterson – 4791 Dry creek rd, Bldg #7, healdsburg; 707-431-7568 Poured at locals: geyserville Ave & hwy 128, geyserville; 707 857-4900 Petroni Vineyards – 990 cavedale road, Sonoma; 707 935-8311 Pezzi King Vnyds – old roma Station, 412 hudson St , healdsburg; 707 431-9388 Portalupi – 107 north Street, healdsburg; 707 395-0960 Porter Creek – 8735 Westside rd, healdsburg; 707 433-6321 Preston of Dry Creek – 9282 W. Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-3372 Quivira Vineyards – 4900 W. Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 431-8333 RH – Poured at locals: geyserville Ave & hwy 128, geyserville; 707 857-4900 Ramazzotti Wines – Poured at locals: geyserville Ave & hwy 128, geyserville; 707 857-4900 Ravenswood – 18701 gehricke rd, Sonoma; 707 938-1960 Raymond Burr – 8339 W. Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-4365 Red Car Wine Co – 8400 graton rd, Sebastopol; 707 829-8500x107 Richardson Winery – at the cellar Door in Sonoma, 1395 Broadway; 707 938-4466 open daily 11-4:30 open by appointment only fri-Sun 11-5 open daily 10:30-5:30 open daily 11-6 open by appointment only Sat 12-5, Sun & fri by appt open daily 10-6 open by appointment daily 10-3 open Sat 1-4 open by appointment only thu-Mon 11-5 open daily 11-5 open by appointment only thu-Mon 11:30-6:30 open daily 11-4:30 open daily 11-5 open daily 11-6 open by appointment only open daily 11-5 open by appointment only open by appointment only open by appointment only open daily 10-4:30 open daily 10:30-4:30 open by appointment only open by appointment only Sat-Sun 11-4:30 open daily 11-6 open by appointment open by appointment only open daily 10:30-7 open daily 10:30-4:30 open daily 11-4:30 open daily 11-5 open daily 11-6 open daily 11-6 open daily 10-4:30 open daily 11-5 fri-Sun 10-4:30 or by appointment open daily 11-6

Ridge Vnyds/Lytton Springs – 650 lytton Springs rd, healdsburg; 707 433-7721 open daily 11-4 Sum; fri-Sun till 5 River Road Vnyds – 5220 ross rd, Sebastopol; 707 887-8130 open by appointment only Roadhouse Winery – 107B W. north Street, healdsburg; 707 922-6362 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 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 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 Shane Wine Cellars –novato; 415 342-7926 By appointment Sheldon – 1301 cleveland Ave, Santa rosa; 707 865-6755 Sat-Sun 2-7 or by appt Siduri Wines – 981 Airway court, Santa rosa; 707 578-3882 By appointment daily 10-3 Silver Oak Cellars – 24625 chianti road, geyserville; 707 942-7026 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 – 4401 Slusser rd, Windsor, 707 237-3489 Appointments recommended, thu-Mon 10-4 SONOMA-ENOTECA – 35 e napa St, Sonoma; 707 935-1200 Wed-Mon 11-6, tue hours seasonal Sonoma Valley Portworks – 613 2nd St, Petaluma; 707 769-5203 Mon-Sat 12-5 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 11-7 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

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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
Exquisite wines handcrafted from grapes grown to exacting organic and biodynamic standards
MARK AND DONNIS TOPEL, WINEMAKERS/PROPRIETORS

Visit the tasting room, located just steps off Healdsburg Plaza.

open Daily 11-7, except closed on tuesdays 125 Matheson Street, healdsburg • (707) 433-4116 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, Sun 11-5 Ty Caton Vineyards – 8910 Sonoma hwy, Kenwood; 707 833-0526 open daily 11-6 Unti Vineyards – 4202 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-5590 open by appointment only 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 Wind Gap Wines – forestville; 707 235-4938 open by appointment only 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 Sat 12-4 or by appointment Sat 12-5 or by appointment

Aptos Creek – 520 nisene Meadws ct, Aptos; 831 684-1680 open by appointment only Armida Winery – 103 Stockton Avenue, capitola; 831 462-1065 open daily 11-6 Bargetto Winery – 3535 n. Main St, Soquel; 831 475-2258 ext 14 open daily 12-5 Beauregard – 10 Pine flat road, Bonny Doon; 831 458-Wine open daily 11-5 Big Basin Tasting Room – 14598 Big Basin Way, Suite B, Saratoga; 408 564-7346 Mon-thu 11-5, fri-Sat 11-7 Black Ridge – 18550 Black rd, los gatos; 408 399-6396 open 3rd weekend 11-5 & by appointment Bonny Doon Vineyard – 328 ingalls Street, Santa cruz; 888 819-6789 open daily 12-5, summer till 6 Bruzzone – 433 Sunridge Drive, Scotts Valley; 831 438-3120 open by appointment only BURRELL SCHOOL – 24060 Summit rd, los gatos; 408 353-6290 open thu-Sun 11-5 Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK Byington Winery – 21850 Bear creek road, los gatos; 408 354-1111 tue-Sun 11-5 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 tue-thu 4-12, fri-Sat 12-12, Sun 3-9 Chaine d’Or – 140 Sunrise Drive, Woodside; 650 851 8977 open by appointment only Cinnabar – 14612 Big Basin Way, Saratoga; 408 867-1012 open daily 11-5 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 12-5, Sat & Sun 12-6 Creekview Vineyards – 12467 creekview ct, San Martin; 408 686-0534 3rd weekend 11-5 Creekview Vnyds & Sherman Cellars Tasting Rm – 40 Post St, San Jose; 408 288-Wine Wed-Sun 11-5 David Bruce Winery – 21439 Bear creek rd, los gatos; 408 354-4214 Mon-fri 12-5, Sat-Sun 11-5 DeRose Vineyards – 9970 cienega Valley road, hollister; 831 636-9143 Sat-Sun 11-4 or or by appointment Domenico Wines – 1697 industrial rd, San carlos; 650 593-2335 open daily 12-5 Enz – 1781 limekiln road, hollister; 831 637-6443 By appointment only Equinox – 427-c Swift St, Santa cruz; 831 338-2646; 831 423-3000 fri-Sun 12-5 Fernwood Cellars – 7137 redwood retreat, gilroy; 408 848-0611 3rd weekend of the month, 12-5 Fleming Jenkins Vnys & Winery – 45 W. Main St, los gatos; 408 358-4949 tue-Sun 12-6 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 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 thur-Mon 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 12-4 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 open daily 12-6 Morgan Hill Cellars – 1645 San Pedro Ave, Morgan hill; 408 779-7389 tue-Sun 10-5 Mountain Winery – 14831 Pierce road, Saratoga; 408 741-2822 fri-Sun 12-5 Mount Eden Vnyds – 22020 Mr. eden rd, Saratoga; 409 867-5832x10 open by appointment only, tours, no tasting

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Muccigrosso – 21450 Bear creek rd, los gatos; 408 354-0821 Muns Vineyard – los gatos; 408 515-2663 Naumann Vnyds – 16505 Montebello rd, cupertino; 408 867-7871 Nicholson Vnyds – 2800 Pleasant Valley rd, Aptos; 831 724-7071 Odonata – 334A ingalls Street, Santa cruz; 831 566-5147 Organic Wine Works – 379 felton empire rd, felton; 800-oWW-Wine Osocalis – 5579 old San Jose rd, Soquel; 831 477-1718 P&M Staiger Vineyard –1300 hopkins gulch rd, Boulder creek; 831 338-0172 Pietra Santa – 10034 cienega road, hollister; 831 636-1991 Pelican Ranch – 100 Kennedy Drive, #102, capitola; 831 426-6911 Picchetti Winery – 13100 Montebello rd, cupertino; 408 741-1310 Pinder – 165 cristich lane, campbell; 877-684-2601 Pleasant Valley – 600 Pleasant Valley rd, Aptos; 831 728-2826 POETIC CELLARS – 5000 rodeo gulch road, Soquel; 831 462-3478 Rapazzini Winery – 4350 S. Monterey hwy, gilroy; 408 842-5649 Regale Winery – 24040 Summit road, los gatos; 408 353-2500 Ridge Vineyards – 17100 Montebello road, cupertino; 408 867-3233 River Run – 65 rogge lane, Watsonville; 831 726-3112 Roudon -Smith – 2364 Bean creek rd, Scotts Valley; 831 438-1244 Santa Cruz Mtn Vnyd – 334A ingalls Street, Santa cruz; 831 335-4242 SARAH’S VINEYARD – 4005 hecker Pass hwy, gilroy; 408 847-1947 Gift Items, Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Winery Tours Satori Cellars – 2100 Buena Vista Avenue, gilroy; 408 848-5823 Savannah-Chanelle Vnyds – 23600 congress Springs rd, Saratoga; 408 741-2934 Silver Mountain – off old San Jose-Soquel rd Miller cutoff; 408 353-2278 Silver Mountain – 402 ingalls St, Ste 29, Santa cruz; 831 466-0559 Solis – 3920 hecker Pass hwy, gilroy; 408 847-6306 Sones Cellars – 334 B ingalls St, Santa cruz; 831 420-1552 Soquel Vineyards – 8063 glen haven, Soquel; 831 462-9045 Storrs Winery – 303 Potrero St. #35, Santa cruz; 831 458-5030 Summerayne – limekiln road, hollister; 831 902-5638 Sycamore Cellars – 45185 Arroyo Seco road, greenfield; 831 674-5768 Sycamore Creek – 12775 Uvas road, Morgan hill; 408 779-4738 Team Zin – 830-3 Jury court, San Jose; 408 445-2508 Testarossa Vineyards – 300-A college Ave, los gatos; 408 354-6150 Thomas Fogarty Winery – 19501 Skyline Blvd, Woodside; 650 851-6777 Thomas Kruse Winery – 3200 Dryden Ave, gilroy; 408 842-7016 Travieso Winery – 165 cristich lane, #f, campbell; 650 248-5641 Trout Gulch – 414 Avalon St, Santa cruz; 831 471-2705 Vinocruz – Abbott Square on cooper Street, Santa cruz; 831 427-0436 VINE HILL – 2300 Jarvis road, Santa cruz; 831 427-0436 Vino Tabi – 334c ingalls Street, Santa cruz; 831 426 1809 Windy Oaks Estate – 550 hazel Dell rd, corralitos; 831 786-9463 Woodside Vineyards – 340 Kings Mountain rd; Woodside; 650 851-3144 Zayante Vineyards – 420 old Mount rd; felton; 831 335-7992 CARMEL VALLEY Bernardus – 5 W. carmel Valley road, carmel Valley; 800 223-2533 Boekenoogen – 24 West carmel Valley road, carmel Valley; 831 659-4215 Boëté Vineyards– 7156 carmel Valley rd, carmel Valley; 831 625-5040 Carmel Hills – 12 Del fino Place, carmel Valley; 831 659-0750 open daily 11-5 open daily 11-5 open daily 12-5 thur-tue 12-6 open by appointment only open by appointment only Special events & by appointment Sat 12-4 1st Sat of the month 12-5 open daily 12-5 open by appointment only open by appointment only Wed-Sun 11-5 or by appointment only fri-Sun 12-5 open daily 11-5 Sat 11-4 or by appointment Summer Apr-oct, Sat 12-4 or by appointment Sat-Sun 12-5 or by appt open daily 10-5 Sat-Sun 11-5 Sat-Sun 11-4 open by appointment only Sat 11-4:30 or by appointment Wed-Sun 12-5 open daily 11-5 Sat-Sun 12-5 open daily 11-5 Sat 12-5 thu-Sun 12-5 open daily 12-5 fri-Sun 12-5 Sat-Sun 11-4 open daily 12-5 open by appointment only Sat- Sun 11-5 thu, fri, Mon 12-5, Sat & Sun 11-5 1st Sun of the month open daily 11-5 Wed-Sun 11-5 tue-Sun 12-5 Saturdays 11-4 & by appt, 3rd Sat 11-5 open by appointment only Mon-thu 11-7, fri-Sat 11-8, Sun 12-6 open third weekend each month 12-5 & special events Sat-thu 12-6, fri 12-9 Sat, Apr-oct 12-5 & by appointment open by appointment only Special events & by appointment Otter Cove Wines – 9 Del fino Place, carmel Valley; 831 320-3050 Parsonage Village Vineyard – 19 east carmel Valley road, carmel Valley; 831 659-7322 Talbott Vineyards – 53 West carmel Valley rd, carmel Valley; 831 659-3500 Mon-Sat 12-8, Sun 12-6 open daily 11-5 open daily 11-5 Chateau Julien Wine Estate – 8940 carmel Valley road, carmel; 831 624-2600 Chateau Sinnet – 13746 center Street, carmel Valley; 831 659-2244 Cima Collina – San carlos, between ocean & 7th, carmel; 831 620-0645 Galante Vineyards – between ocean & 7th, Dolores; carmel; 831 624-3800 Georis Winery – 4 Pilot road, carmel Valley; 831 659-1050 Joullian Vineyards – 2 Village Drive Suite A, carmel Valley; 866 659-8101 Joyce Vineyards – 12 Del fino Place, carmel Valley; 831-659-0312 Heller Estate Organic Vineyards – 69 W. carmel Valley road, carmel Valley; 800-625-8466 Mon-fri 8-5 Sat-Sun 11-5 open daily 12-6 thur-Mon 11- 6 Sun-fri 1-6, Sat 12-6 Mon-thu 11-4:30, fri-Sun 11-6 open daily 11-6 open daily 11-5 fri-Sun 11-5

TASTE MORGAN Featuring the Wines of Morgan Winery and Lee Family Farm in the crossroads Shopping Village, rio road at highway 1 / carmel open 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (831) 626-3700 / morganwinery.com

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 Mon-fri 11-6, Sat & Sun 11-6:30 Baywood Cellars – 381 cannery row Suite c, Monterey; 831 645-9035 Mon-Sat 1-6, Sun 1-5 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; 831-656-9463 open daily 11-8 Tudor Wines - 315 calle Principal, Monterey; 831-224-2116 open daily 10-8 Ventana Vineyards – 2999 Monterey-Salinas hwy, Monterey; 831 372-7415 open daily 11-5 Wine from the Heart Tasting Rm – 241 Alvarado St, Monterey; 831 641-9463 open daily 10-6 SALINAS VALLEY A Taste of Monterey – 127 Main Street, Salinas; 831 751-1980 Mon-fri 11-5, fri-Sat 11-6 Boekenoogen – Santa lucia highlands, Salinas; 831 675-3549 open by appointment only De Tierra –740 Airport Blvd, Salinas; 831 754-3176 open by appointment only HAHN SLH ESTATES – 37700 foothill road, Soledad; 831 678-4555 Mon-fri 11-4 Gift Items, Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call for Winery Tours Sat-Sun 11-5 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

LAKE/MENDOCINO COUNTIES
Barra of Mendocino – 7051 n. State Street, redwood Valley; 707 485-0322 Beaver Creek Vnyds – 22000 hwy 29, Middletown; 707 987-1069 Bell Hill Vineyards– 6725 Jacobsen, Kelseyville; 707 490-4400 Brassfield Estate– 10915 high Valley rd, clearlake oaks; 707 998-1895 Breggo Cellars – 11001 highway 128, Boonville; 707 895-9589 Brutocao Cellars – 7000 hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-2152 Brutocao Cellars – 13500 hwy 101, hopland; 707 744-1664 open daily 10-5 open daily11-8 thurs-Sun, Winter 12-6, Summer 1-7 Daily 10-5, Weekends by appt. in Winter open daily 11-5 open daily 10-5 open daily Summer 10-6, Winter 10-5

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Ceago Del Lago – 5115 e. hwy 20, nice; 707 274-1462 Cesar Toxqui Cellars – 821 n. Bush St, Ukiah; 707 462-1054 Chiarito Vineyards – 2651 Mill creek rd, Ukiah; 707 462-7146 Claudia Springs – 1810 hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-3993 Cougar’s Leap – 9300 Seigler Springs rd. n., Kelseyville; 707 279-0651 Drew Family – 9000 hwy 128, Philo; 707 877-1771 Duncan Peak Vineyards – 14500 Mtn. house road, hopland; 707 744-1493 Eden Crest Vineyards & Winery – 2550 Big Valley road, Kelseyville; 707 279-2987 Elke Vineyards – 12351 hwy 128, Booneville; 707 246-7045 Esterlina – 1200 holmes ranch road, Philo; 707 895-2920 Foursight Wines – 14475 highway 128, Boonville; 707 898-2889 Frey – 14000 tomki rd, redwood Valley; 707 485-5177 Germain-Robin – P. o. Box 1059, Ukiah; 707 462-0314 Goldeneye Winery – 9200 hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-3202 Graziano Family of Wines – 13251 S.hwy 101; Suite 3, hopland; 707 744-8466 Greenwood Ridge Vineyards – 5501 hwy 128; Philo, 707 895-2002 Gregory Graham Wines– 13633 Point lakeview road, lower lake; 707 995-3500 Guiseppe Wines, Neese Vnyds – 401School Way, redwood Valley; 707 485-8458 Handley Cellars – 3151 hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-3876 Harmonique Wines – 1810 hwy 128, near mile marker 16, Philo; 707 895-3993 Hawk and Horse – 13048 highway 29, lower lake; 707 994-0910 High Valley Estate Vnyds – 13151 e. State highway 20, clearlake oaks; 707 998-9400 Husch Vineyards – 4400 hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-3216 JAXON KEYS – 10400 S. hwy 101, hopland; 877-462-0666 Jeriko Estate – 12141 hewlitt Sturtevant rd, hopland; 707 744-1140 Jim Ball Vineyards – 4741 hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-3623 Kelseyville Wine Co. –5627 gaddy lane, Kelseyville; 707 279-2995 Langtry Estate – 21000 Butts canyon rd, Middletown; 707 987-2385 Lazy Creek Vineyards – 4741 hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-3623 Le Vin Winery – 33151 hwy. 128, Yorkville; 707 894-2304 Lolonis Vineyards – 1905 rd D, redwood Valley; 707 485-7544 Londer Vineyards – 14051 highway 128, Boonville; 707 895-3900 Manoir Girard Cellars – 12601 ell river rd; Potter Valley; 707 391 Wine (9463) Maple Creek Winery – 20799 hwy 128; Yorkville; 707 895-3001 Mariah Vineyards – 33525 Mountain View rd, Point Arena; 707 882-2243 McDowell Valley – 13380 S. hwy 101, hopland 707 744-8911 McFadden Vineyard – 13275 S. hwy 101 Suite #5, hopland; 707 744-8463 McNab Ridge Winery – 13441 S. hwy 101; hopland; 707 744-1986 Meyer Family Cellars – 19750 hwy 128, Yorkville; 707 895-2341 Milano Family Winery – 14594 S. hwy 101, hopland; 800-564-2582 Moore Family Winery – 11990 Bottle rock road, Kelseyville; 707 279-9279 Mt. Konocti Growers Winery – 2550 Big Valley road, Kelseyville; 707 279-4213 Navarro Vineyards – 5601 hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-3686 Nelson Family – 550 nelson ranch road; Ukiah Noggle Vnyds & Winery – 700 old long Valley road, clearlake oaks; 707 998-0319 Oster – 13501 tomki road, redwood Valley; 707 485-5257 Pacific Star – 33000 north highway 1, fort Bragg; 707 964-1155 Parducci Wine Cellars – 501 Parducci rd, Ukiah; 1-888-362-9463 Phillips Hill Estates – 8627 hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-2209 Philo Ridge – Philo; 707 489-2303 open daily 10-5 open by appointment only open by appointment only fri-Mon 11-5 May-oct, fri-Sun 11-5pm or by appt thu-Mon 11-5 open by appointment only open by appointment fri-Mon 11-5 open by appointment only fri-Mon 10-4:30 Mon-fri 10-5, by appointment open by appointment only Mon-frid open daily 11-4 open daily 10-5 open daily 10-5 Sat & Sun 10-5 open by appointment only Summer 10-6, Winter 10-5 fri-Mon 11-5 open by appointment only tue-Sat 11-5 open daily 10-5 open daily 10-5 Sum 10-5, Win 11-4 open daily 11-5 By appointment open daily 11-5 By appointment open by appointment only open by appointment thu-Mon 11-5 open by appointment only open daily 10:30-5 open by appointment Mon-fri 11-5, Sat-Sun 10-5 open daily 10-5 open daily 10-5 open daily 10-5 open daily10-5 fri - Sun 11-5 open by appointment open daily 10-5 open daily 10-5 Sat-Sun 11-5 or by appt open by appointment open daily 11-5 open daily 10-5 open daily 11-5 Sat-Sun by appointment Ployez Winery – 11171 highway 29, lower lake; 707 994-2106 Raye's Hill Winery – 3400 chardonnay lane, Philo; 707 895-3439 Rivino – 4101 cox Schrader rd, Ukiah; 707 293-4262 Roederer Estate – 4501 hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-2288 Rosa D’Oro – 3915 Main Street, Kelseyville; 707 279-0483 Rosati Family Wines – 21500 South highway 101, hopland; 707 894-3683 Saracina Vineyards – 11684 South hwy 101, hopland; 707 744-1671 Scharffenberger Cellars – 8501 hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-2957 Shannon Ridge – 12599 e. hwy 20, clear lake oaks; 707 998-9656 Shed Horn Cellars – Socrate Mine road, Middletown; 707 987-4716 Six Sigma Ranch and Winery – 13372 Spruce grove road, lower lake; 707 994-4068 Sol Rouge – P.o. Box 859, Kelseyville; 707 279-9000 Standish Wine Co. – 5101 hwy 128, Philo707 895-9213 Steele Wines – 4350 thomas Drive, at hwy 29, Kelseyille; 707 279-9475 Terra Savia – 14200 Mountain house rd, hopland; 707 744-1114 Terrill Cellars and Tuscan Village – 16175 Main Street, lower lake; 707 252-8444 Testa Vineyards – 6400 north State Street, calpella; 707 485-7051 Toulouse Vineyards – 8001 hwy 128, 707 895-2828; Philo Tulip Hill Winery – 4900 Bartlett Springs rd, nice; 707 274-9373 Villa La Brenta – 1780 highway 53, clearlake; 707 994-4000 Vin de Tevis – 51161 covelo rd, Dos rios; 707 983-8433 Whaler Vineyards – 6200 e Side capella rd, Ukiah; 707 462-6355 Wildhurst Vineyards – 3855 Main St, Kelseyville; 800 279-4302 Yorkville Cellars – 25701 hwy 128, Yorkville; 707 894-9177 ZINA HYDE CUNNINGHAM – 14077 hwy 128, Boonville; 707 895-9462 Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK open daily 11-5 open by appointment tue-Sun 1-5t open daily 11-5 Mon-tue 12-5, Wed-Sat 10:30-6:30, Sun 11-5 open daily 10-5 open daily 10-5 open daily 11-5 Daily 10:30-5 open by appointment Daily 11-4:30 open by appointment Daily 10-5 Mon-Sat 11-5 open by appointment Daily 10-4 open by appointment open by appointment open daily 10-5 tue-Sun 10-5 open by appointment only open by appointment only open daily 10-5 open daily, Winter 11-5, Summmer 11-6 open Daily 10-5

Silversmith Vnyds – 3700 A rd J, redwood Valley; 707 485-1196 Sum: fri-Sun, Win: Sat-Sun 11-5 or by appointment

Weibel Family Winery and Vineyards – 13275 So hwy 101, Ste 1, hopland; 707 744-2200 open Daily 10-5

SUISUN VALLEY
Blacksmith Cellars – poured at Suisun Valley Wine coop Blue Victorian Vineyards– 5071 Suisun Valley Blvd., fairfield; 707 422-8025 King Andrews Vnyd – poured at Suisun Valley Wine coop Ledgewood Creek Winery – 4589 Abernathy road, Suisun city; 707 426-4424 Mangels Vineyards – poured at Suisun Valley Wine coop Tenbrink Vineyards – 4185 chadbourne road, Suisun Valley; 707 480-7334 Rock Creek Vineyard – 4610 green Valley rd, green Valley; 707 864-2471 Suisun Valley Wine Coop – 4495 Suisun Valley road, Suisun Valley; 707 864-3135 Sunset Cellars – poured at Suisun Valley Wine coop Vezer Family Private Ranch– 707 422-8025 Winterhawk Winery – poured at Suisun Valley Wine coop Wooden Valley Winery – 4756 Suisun Valley road, Suisun Valley; 707 864-0730 thu-Sun 12-5 Mon-fri 10-5, Sat & Sun 10-6 thu-Sun 12-5 Daily 10-5 thu-Sun 12-5 open by appointment only open by appointment only thu-Sun 12-5 thu-Sun 12-5 tours & tasting by appointment only thu-Sun 12-5 Daily 11-5

Vezer Family Tasting Rm– 2522 Suite V Mankas corner road, fairfield; 707 429-3958 Mon-fri 10-5, Sat-Sun 10-6

YOLO COUNTY
Berryessa Gap – 27260 hwy 128, Winters; 530 795-3201 Berryessa Gap – 15 Main Street, Winters; 530 795-3201 Bogle Vineyards – 37783 county rd, clarksburg; 916 744-1139 California Cellars – 15511 isleton road, isleton; 916 777-5747 Capay Valley Vineyards – 13757 hwy 16, Brooks; 530 796-4110 Carvalho Family – poured at the old Sugar Mill, 35265 Willow Ave, clarksburg; 916 744-1625 tue-fri 12-4 or by appointment thurs 4:30-8:30, fri 12-8:30, Sat 11-8:30, Sun 11-4 Sat-Sun 11-5, Mon-fri 10open by appointment only open Sat-Sun 12-5, Weekdays by appointment Wed-Sun 11-5

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Heringer Estates – poured at the old Sugar Mill, 35265 Willow Ave, clarksburg; 916 744-1227 Purple Pearl Vineyards – 9177 currey rd, Dixon; 707 693-1607 River Grove Winery – 52183 clarksburg rd, clarksburg; 916 744-9000 Rominger West – 4602 Second Street, Davis; 530 747-2044 Scribner Bend Vnyds – 9051 river rd, Sacramento; 916 744–1803 Six Hands Winery – 13783 isleton rd, Walnut grove; 916 776-2053 thu-Sun 11-5 thu-Sun 12-5 open by appointment only Mon-Sat 10-6 fri-Sun 11-4:30 open by appointment only fri-Sun 11-5 Sat & Sun 11-5 Rodrigue Molyneaux – 3053 Marina Ave, livermore; 925 447-4280 Sat-Sun 12:30-5 Ruby Hill Winery – 400 Vineyard Ave, Pleasanton; 925 931-Wine open daily 11-5:30 Ryhan Estate Vineyards – 5385 east Ave, livermore; 408-209-9498 fri-Sun 12-5 Singing Winemaker (The ) – poured at tesla Vintners, 5143 tesla rd, livermore; 925 606-Wine fri-Sun 12-5 Steven Kent – 5443 tesla rd, livermore; 925 243-6440 Mon-Sat 11-4:30, Sun 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 fri-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

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 Todd Taylor Wines – poured at the old Sugar Mill, 35265 Willow Ave, clarksburg; 916 744-1120 Turkovich Family Wines– 304 railroad Ave, Winters; 530 795-3842 Wilson Vineyards – clarksburg; 916 744-1456

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BAY AREA/LIVERMORE
Bent Creek Winery – 5455 greenville rd, livermore; 925 455-6320 Big White House – 6800 greenville rd, livermore; 925 449-1976 Bodegas Aguirre – 8580 tesla rd, livermore; 925 606-0554 Cedar Mountain – 7000 tesla rd, livermore; 925 373-6636 Charles R Vnyds – 8195 crane ridge rd, livermore; 925 454-3040 Chouinard Vnyds – 33853 Palomares rd, castro Vly; 510 582-9900 Concannon – 4590 tesla rd, livermore; 925 456-2505 Crooked Vine – 4948 tesla rd, livermore; 925 371-8156 Cuda Ridge Wines – 5385 east Ave, livermore; 510 304-0914 Dashe Cellars – 55 4th St, oakland; 510 452-1800 Deer Ridge Vineyards – 1828 Wetmore rd, livermore; 866 561-0838 Eagle Ridge Vineyard – 10017 tesla rd, livermore; 925 443-3375 Eckert Estate – 2400 Arroyo road, livermore; 925 584-6494 el Sol – 8626 lupine Way, livermore; 925 606-1827 Elliston Vineyards – 463 Kilkare, Sunol; 925 862-2377 Fenestra Winery – 83 Vallecitos rd (hwy 84), livermore; 925 447-5246 Garré Vineyard & Winery – 7986 tesla rd, livermore; 925 371-8200 Hidden Creek – 5937 graham ct, Suite B, livermore; 925 371-2424 John Christopher – 25 So. livermore Ave, Ste 103, livermore; 925-456-Wine La Rochelle – 5443 tesla rd, livermore; 925 243-6442 Las Positas Vineyards – 682 Pinnacle Pl, livermore; 925 989-0857 Les Chenes – 5562 Victoria lane, livermore; 925 373-1662 Little Valley Winery – 739 Main St, Pleasanton Livermore Valley Cellars– 2838 cellars Dr, livermore; 925 454-9463 Longevity Wines – 35 rickenbacker circle South, livermore; 888 325-Wine Marr Cellars – poured at tesla Vintners, 5143 tesla rd, livermore; 925 606-Wine McGrail Vineyards – 5600 greenville rd, livermore; 925 373-6214 Miramont Estate – poured at tesla Vintners, 5143 tesla rd, livermore; 925 606-Wine 24837 e. Milton rd, linden; 209 887-3178 Mitchell Katz Winery – 1188 Vineyard Ave; Pleasanton; 925 931-0744 Murietta’s Well – 3005 Mines rd; livermore; 925 456-2390 Occasio – 2245B South Vasco road, livermore; 925 371-1987 Page Mill– 1960 S. livermore Ave, livermore; 925 456-7676 Red Feather – 5700 greenville rd, livermore; 925 449-1871 Retzlaff Vineyards – 1356 S. livermore Ave, livermore; 925 447-8941 Rios Lovell Estate Winery – 6500 tesla rd, livermore; 925 443-0434 Nottingham Cellars – 2245 South Vasco rd, livermore; 925 294-8647 fri-Sun 12-4:30 Sat-Sun 12-4:30 Sat-Sun 12-4 Sat-Sun 12-4 fri-Sun 12-4:30 Sat-Sun 12-5 (and most holidays) open daily 11-4:30 Mon-Sat 11:30-4:30, Sun 12-4:30 fri-Sun 12-4:30 & by appointment thu-Sun 12-6, Mon by appt fri-Sun 11-5 Sat-Sun 12-4:30 Sat-Sun 12 -5 & by appointment fri-Sun 12-5 Sat-Sun 11-5 or by appt fri-Sun 12-5 fri 12-4:30, Sat-Sun 11:30-5 Sat-Sun 12-4:30 thu-Sun 12-6 open daily 12-4 Sat-Sun 12-5 Weekends 12-4:30 thu-Sat 12-6, Sun 12-5 Sat-Sun 12-5 Sat-Sun 12-5 fri-Sun 12-5 fri-Mon 12-4:30 & by appointment fri-Sun 12-5 By appointment only thu-Sun 12-5 fri 2-6, Sat-Sun 12-4:30 fri-Sun 12 to 5 12-4:30 fri-Sunday & by appointment Sat-Sun 11-5, Mon-fri 12-4 tue-fri 12-2, Sat-Sun 12-4:30 Wed-fri 11-3, Sat-Sun 11-5

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY
Bloomfield Vnyd– 633 first Street, Brentwood; 925 634-9463 Wed-thu 4-8pm, fri 4-11pm, Sat 11am-11pm Captain Vineyards – 1969 Joseph Drive, Moraga; 925 631-0714 open by appointment Enos Wines – 9000 Brentwood Blvd., Brentwood; 925 634-3900 open by appointment Hannah Nicole Vnyds – 6740 Balfour road, Brentwood; 925 513-0769 fri 11-3, Sat-Sun 1-5 Happy Valley Cellars – 1223 Upper happy Valley road, lafayette; 925 283-1245 open by appointment Lolonis Vnyds Tasting Room – 1930 tice Valley Blvd, Walnut creek; 925-456-Wine Mon-fri 1-4 New Departures Wine Co. – 6140 Alhambra Valley road, Martinez; 925 366-8463 open by appointment Odisea Wine Co. – 963 redwood Drive, Danville; 925 915-1662 open by appointment Olin Wines – 975 Detroit Ave., Unit B, concord; 925 771-7107 Sat 12-4 or by appt. Palomares Vineyards – 34329 Palomares road, castro Valley Sat-Sun 12-5 Parkmon Vineyards – 55 laird Drive, Moraga; 925 631-7980 open by appointment Shadowbrook Winery – 3739 Shadowbrook court, Walnut creek; 925-988-9463 open by appointment Sterling Albert Winery– 150 Mason circle, Suite J, concord; 925 219-2279 Sat 12-5pm, Sun by appt. Tamayo Family Vnyds – 2155 elkins Way, Brentwood; 925 513-8463 Viano Vineyards – 150 Morello Avenue, Martinez; 925 228-6465 open by appointment Wed-Mon 9-5pm

LODI/WOODBRIDGE
Abundance Vnyds –1150 W. turner rd, lodi; 209 334-0274 open daily 11-6 Akin Estates –at Woodbridge Uncorked, 18911 n. lower Sacramento rd, Woodbridge; 209 365-7575 Wed-thu 1-7, fri-Sat 1-8, Sun 1-6 Berghold – 17343 n. cherry rd, lodi; 209 333-9291 thu-Sun 11-5 Bixler Vnyds –at Woodbridge Uncorked, 18911 n. lower Sacramento rd, Woodbridge; 209 365-7575 Wed-thu 1-7, fri-Sat 1-8, Sun 1-6 Boitano Family – poured at 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 fri-Sun 12-5 Brice Station – poured at Vino Piazza, 12470 locke rd, lockeford; 209 727-5280 Sat-Sun 12-5 CellarDoor – 21 n. School Street, lodi; 209 339-4394 tue-thu 1-9, fri 1-11, Sat 12-9, Sun 12-5 Century Oak –22211 n. lower Sacramento rd, lodi; 209 334-3482 open daily 12-4:30 Clements Ridge – 23225 e. State hwy 88, clements; 209 759-3850 fri-Sun 11-6 Coliseum – poured at Vino Piazza, 12470 locke rd, lockeford; 209 747-7733 Wed-Sun 11-5 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-Sat 8-9, Sun 9-3 Delicato Family – 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 –at Woodbridge Uncorked, 18911 n. lower Sacramento rd, Woodbridge; 209 365-7575 Wed-thu 1-7, fri-Sat 1-8, Sun 1-6

Lavish Laines Winery – tasted at good Brewer, 2960 Pacific Avenue, livermore; 925 321-0373 Wed-Sat 10-6, Sun 11-5

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Grand Amis – 115 north School Street, Suite 5, lodi; 209 369-6805 Harmony Wynelands – 9291 e. harney ln, lodi; 209 369-4184 Harney Lane Winery – 9010 e. harney lane, lodi; 209 365-1900 Heritage Oak Winery – 10112 e. Woodbridge road, Acampo; 209 986-2763 Jessie’s Grove Winery – 1973 W. turner road, lodi, 209 368-0880 La Bonne Vie Cellars – 29181 S. lehman rd, tracy; 209 836-21856 LangeTwins Winery – 1525 e. Jahant road, Acampo; 209 334-9780 Lobo Loco –at Woodbridge Uncorked, 18911 n. lower Sacramento rd, Woodbridge; 209 365-7575 Lodi Wine & Visitor Center – 2545 W. turner rd, lodi; 209 365-0261 Lodi Wine Cellars/Benson Ferry – 112 Pine St., lodi; 209 365-6622 The Lucas Winery – 18196 n. Davis rd, lodi; 209 368-2006 M2 Wines – 1376 east turner road Suite D, lodi; 209 339-1071 McCay Cellars – tasted at lodi Wine cellars, 112 W. Pine St, lodi; 209 642-5756 Macchia – 7099 e. Peltier road, Acampo; 209 333-2600 McConnell Estates – 10686 W. Stockton Blvd, elk grove; 916 685-5368 McCormack Williamson – 3125 e. orange Street, Acampo; 209 368-1473 Michael~David Vineyards – 4580 W. highway 12, lodi; 209 368-7384 Miramont Estate – 24837 e. Milton rd, linden; 209 887-3178 Mokelumne Oaks – poured at Vino Piazza, 12470 locke rd, lockeford; 209 727-3751 Oak Ridge Winery – 6100 e. highway 12 (Victor road), lodi; 209 369-4758 Omega Cellars– 13731 n. highway 88, lodi; 209 367-1910 Pasos Vineyards – 12470 locke rd, lockeford; 209 727-3153 Peirano Estate – 21831 n. highway 99, Acampo; 209 369-9463 Ripken Vineyards – 2472 West Sargent road, lodi; 209 367-Wine Spenker Winery – 17303 n. De Vries rd, lodi; 209 367-0467 St. Amant Winery – 1 Winemaster Way, lodi; 209 367-0646 St. Jorge Winery – 22769 n. Bender road, Acampo; 209 365-0202 Stama – 12470 locke rd, lockeford; 209 727-3314 VanRuiten – 340 W. highway 12, lodi; 209 334-5722 Viaggio Estate & Winery – 100 e. taddei rd., lodi; 209 368-1378 Vicarmont Vineyards – 16475 n. locust tree road, lodi; 209 365-1900 Vino Con Brio – 7889 e. harney ln, lodi; 888-410-Vino Watts – poured at Vino Piazza, 12470 locke rd, lockeford; 209 727-3751 Woodbridge Uncorked – 18911 n. lower Sacramento rd, Woodbridge; 209 365-7575 WOODBRIDGE – 5950 Woodbridge road, Acampo; 209 365-2839 Gift Items, Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Call ahead for Tours at 9:30, 1:30 or by Appt fri-Sun 1-5 Mon-Sun 11-5:30, Sat- Sun 12:30-5 thu-Sun 12-5 Mon-fri 2-5, Sat-Sun 12-5 Daily 12-5 Sat-Sun 11-5 or by appt open by appointment only Wed-thu 1-7, fri-Sat 1-8, Sun 1-6 open daily 10-5 tues-thu 3 -9, fri-Sun 3-12 thu-Sun 12-4:30 fri-Sun 11-5 Wed-Sat 3-10 thu-Mon 11-5 fri-Sun11-5 fri-Sun 11-5 open daily 8-5 open by appointment only Sat-Sun 12-5 Daily 10-5 Wed-Sun 10-5 fri 11:30-5:30, Sat-Sun 12-6 Sat-Sun 11-5 Sat-Sun 12-4 Sat & Sun 12-4, Jan-Apr by appt only 1-4 by appointment Sat & Sun fri-Sun 11-5 Mon, Wed, thu 11-5, fri, Sat, Sun 11-6 open daily 11-5 fri-Sat 12-8, Sun 12-6 Sat-Sun 12-5 thu-Mon 12-5 Sat-Sun 12-5 Wed-thu 1-7, fri-Sat 1-8, Sun 1-6 open daily 10:30-4:30 Convergence Vnyds – 14650 hwy 124, Plymouth; 209 245-3600 Cooper Vineyards – 21365 Shenandoah School rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6181 Deaver Vineyards – 12455 Steiner rd, Plymouth; 209 245-4099 Dillian Wines – 12138 Steiner rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3444 Dobra Zemlja Winery – 12505 Steiner rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3183 Driven Cellars– 12595 Steiner rd, Plymouth; 209 245-4545 Drytown Cellars – 16030 hwy 49, Drytown; 866-379-8696 Gold Hill Winery – Poured at Sutter creek Wine tasting, 85 Main Street, Sutter creek; 209 267-5838 Gold Hill Vineyard – 5660 Vineyard lane, Placerville; 530 626-6522 Jeff Runquist Wines – 10776 Shenandoah School rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6282 Karly – 11076 Bell rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3922 Karmére – 11970 Shenandoah rd, Plymouth; 209 245-5000 Le Mulet Rouge – Poured at Sutter creek Wine tasting, 85 Main Street, Sutter creek; 209 267-5838 Morse Wines/Il Gioiello Winery– 22355 lawrence rd, fiddletown; 209 245-3395 Nine Gables – 10778 Shenandoah rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3949 Nua Dair Vineyards – 13825 Willow creek rd, ione; 209 245-5567 Renwood – 12225 Steiner rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6979 Scott Harvey – 79 Main St., Sutter creek; 209 267-0122 Shenandoah Vineyards – 12300 Steiner rd, Plymouth; 209 245-4455 Sierra Ridge Vnyd – Poured at Sutter creek Wine tasting, 85 Main Street, Sutter creek; 209 267-5838 Sierra Ridge Vnyd – 14110 ridge rd., Sutter creek; 209 267-1316 Sobon Estate – 14430 Shenandoah rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6554 Stone House Vineyard – 10861 Shenandoah rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6888 Stoneridge Winery – 13862 ridge rd, Sutter creek; 209 223-1761 Story Winery – 10525 Bell rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6208 Sutter Creek Wine Tasting – 85 Main St, Sutter creek; 209 267-5838o Tanis Vineyards – 13120 Willow creek rd, ione; 209 274-4807 TKC Vineyards – 11001 Valley Dr, Plymouth; 209 245-6428 Terra D’Oro/Montevina – 20680 Shenandoah Schl rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6942 Terre Rouge/Easton Wines– 10801 Dickson rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3117 Villa Toscano – 10600 Shenandoah rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3800 Vino Noceto – 11011 Shenandoah rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6556 Wilderotter Vineyard – 19890 Shenandoah School rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6016 Young’s Vineyard – 10120 Shenandoah rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3005 CALAVERAS COUNTY Albeno Munari Winery – 2690 San Domingo rd, Murphys; 209 728-3436 Beaux Chevaux – 466B Main St, Murphys; 209-728-1000 Black Sheep Winery – 221 Main St, Murphys; 209 728-2157 Bodega Del Sur Winery– 457c Algiers St, Murphys; 209 728-9030 open daily 11-5 fri-Sun 11-6 & holidays fri-Sun 12-5 fri-Sun 11-5 open Daily 11-4 open daily 10-5 fri-Sun 11-4 fri-Mon 10-5 thurs-Mon 10-4:30 Mon, thu, fri 8-4, Sat-Sun 9-5 Wed-Sun 10-4 Brice Station – 3353 e. hwy 4, Murphys; 209 728-9893 Broll Mountain – 106 Main St, Murphys; 209 728-9750 Chatom Vineyards – 1969 highway 4, Douglas flat; 209 736-6500 Chiarella Wines – 431 Main St., Murphys; 209 728-8318 Domaine Becquet – 2173 highway 12 east, Valley Springs; 209 772-1303 Domaine Becquet – 415 Main St, Murphys; 209 728-8487 French Hill Winery – 8032 So. Main St, Mokelumne hill; 209 286-1800 French Hill Winery – 4888 Main Street, Murphys; 209-728-8022 Frog’s Tooth Vineyards – 380 Main St. Ste 5, Murphys; 209 728-2700 Hatcher Winery – 425 Main St, Murphys; 209 605-7111 Indian Rock – 1154 Pennsylvania gulch rd, Murphys; 209 728-8514 open daily 11-5 fri-Sun 11-5 Daily 11-5 Mon-fri 12-5, Sat-Sun 11-5 fri-Sun 12-6 or by appointment Sat-Sun 1-5 open daily 11-5 fri- Sun, 12-5 Wed-Sun 11-5 Summer thu-Sun 11-6, Winter fri-Sun 11-6 tue-Sun 11-5 Winter fri-Sun 11-5, Summer thu-Mon 11-5 fri 1-5, Sat 11-6, Sun 11-5, Mon 12-5 fri-Sun 11-5, Mon-thu 12-5 fri-Sat 12-5, Sun 11-5 fri-Sun 10-5 thu-Mon 11-4:45 or by appt open daily 10:30-5 fri-Sun 11-4:30 open daily 10-5 fri-Mon 10-5 fri-Sun 11-5 Daily 11-6 fri-Sun 11-5 open daily 12-4 Daily 11-5 Daily 11-6 Sat-Sun 11-5 thu-Sun 11-5 Sat-Sun 10:30-5:30 open daily 10:30-5:30 thu-Mon 11-5 open daily 10-5 Daily 11-6 Daily 11-6 open daily 9:30-5 thu-Sun 12-5 open by appointment only Daily Sum 11-5, Win 11-4 open daily 11-6 Sat-Sun 10-5:30 Sat 11-5, Sun 1-5 or by appt open daily 10-4:30 fri-Mon 11-4 open daily 10-5 Mon-fri 11-4, Sat-Sun 11-5 fri-Mon 10:30-5 Mon-fri 10-4, Sat-Sun 10:30-4 thu-Sun 10-5 or by appt

Maley/Weibel–at Woodbridge Uncorked, 18911 n. lower Sacramento rd, Woodbridge; 209 365-7575 Wed-thu 1-7, fri-Sat 1-8, Sun 1-6

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AMADOR COUNTY Amador Cellars – 11093 Shenandoah rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6150 Amador County Wine Cellar– 14207 hwy 49, Amador city; 209 267-0104 Amador Foothill Winery – 12500 Steiner road, Plymouth, 209 245-6307 Avio – 14520 ridge rd, Sutter creek; 209 267-1515 Bantam Cellars – 10851 Shenandoah School rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6677 Bella Piazza – 19900 Shenandoah School rd, Plymouth; 209 245-4600 Borjon Winery – 10590 Shenandoah rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3087 Bray Vineyards – 10590 Shenandoah rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6023 C.G. Di Arie – 19919 Shenandoah School rd, Plymouth; 209 245-4700 Charles Spinetta Winery – 12557 Steiner rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3384 Clos Du Lac Cellars – 3151 hwy 88/Jackson Vlly rd, ione; 209 274-2238

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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 11-3 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 Renaissance Vnyd – 12585 rice crossing rd, oregon house; 800-655-3277 Mon-Sat 11-3 by appt 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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