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A P R I L 1 5 , 2 0 1 1 – I S S U E 1 4 – V O LU M E 3 0 ON THE COVER Ferrari-Carano Vineyards & Winery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 SPECIAL COUPONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 WINE COUNTRY NEWS Northern California Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Wineology by Len Napolitano . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Wine Country Calendar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-18 WINE COUNTRY GETAWAYS Overnight Accommodations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 SUISUN VALLEY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28-28 Suisun Valley Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 NAPA VALLEY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31-41 Yountville . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 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 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .48 Santa Rosa Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .48 Sonoma Valley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .51-57 Sonoma Valley Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .52 Sonoma Plaza Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .55 Glen Ellen & Kenwood Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .52 MENDOCINO & LAKE COUNTIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58-59 Lake & Mendocino Counties Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 LIVERMORE VALLEY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Livermore Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .60 LODI/WOODBRIDGE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Lodi/Woodbridge Area Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 NORTHERN CENTRAL COAST . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62-63 Monterey Bay/Santa Cruz Mountains Map . . . . . . . . . . 62 Salinas Valley Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 SIERRAS/FOOTHILLS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 Sierra Foothills Wineries Maps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 WINERY LISTINGS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .65-78

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Ferrari-Carano Vineyards & Winery

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intelligence for the Wine conSUMer by Len Napolitano

Why is white wine served colder than red?
To make a pink wine you have to start with red grapes. But because the juice of red grapes is clear, a little time spent in contact with grape skins gives it an attractive pinkish hue that has come to be known as a rosé wine. Another term commonly used for these wines is “blush,” applied usually to the palest pink colored wines. White wine is made by pressing grapes and immediately separating the juice from the skins. Red wine is created when juice and skins are fermented together and stay together for a period of time either after fermentation, called maceration. Although there are variations on how pink wine is produced, the fundamental difference is to carefully control the time that elapses while red grape skins are in contact with its juice. Rosé wine is not made by blending white and red wine. People of the baby-boom era should remember popular wines in the ’70s like Mateus and Lancers. These were the first rosé wines that had broad acceptance in this country. Part of their appeal was the sweetness of the wines. Except for the invention of White Zinfandel in the ’80s, which was, and still is, made in the sweeter style of these earlier pink wines, today most pink wines are drier, making them more elegant and food friendly, In Southern France, rosé wine is the regional beverage. Some American made rosé wine imitates the French style in the choice of grapes that make the wine. Varietals such as Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre and Cinsaut, are most often used in rosé wines but not limited to these. A pink wine can be made from any red grape. Rosé wines are perfect when chilled nicely and served outdoors in warm weather. They can be refreshing and somewhat thirst quenching because of lower alcohol levels, compared with red and white wines. They also work well as a great starter wine for an evening, before serving a full-bodied red wine with dinner. They are light and pair well with many appetizers.
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 • Apr 9, 23: Murder Mystery • Apr 16: Moonlight escape, Pink Moon 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 FRIDAYS-SUNDAYS Food & Wine Pairings at Etude Winery napa, 10am, 1pm & 3pm, $35, $25/members www.etudewines.com, 707-257-5300 ONGOING Rombauer Vineyards St. helena, 707 963-5170, www.rombauer.com • friday-Sunday: open by 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Tastings & Seminars at St. Supéry rutherford, www.stsupery.com, 800-231-6116 • Wine & cheese Pairing Seminars, 11am, alternate Saturdays • chocolate Pairing, 11am, alternate Saturdays • cabernet library tasting, 11am, alternate Saturdays • Wine 101 at St. Supéry, 11am, Sundays ONGOING SATURDAYS Napa Riverwalk with Historian George Webber 2 hour tour with tales & lore of old town napa, 10am, $20, 707-251-8500 SECOND SUNDAYS Second Sunday Supper Club AViA napa, napa, 5:30-7pm, $110 www.aviahotels.com, 707-224-3900 ONGOING THROUGH APRIL Napa Valley Arts in April Various events & locations throughout napa Valley www.legendarynapaValley.com

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ONGOING THROUGH MAY 31 Artist Karen Lynn Ingalls the Westin Verasa, napa Art gallery, napa www.Westinnapa.com, 707-257-1800 ONGOING Napa Valley Opera House 1030 Main Street, napa, 707-226-7372, www.nvoh.org • Apr 7: talk cinema napa Valley • Apr 14: Arlo guthrie • Apr 17: café cabaret, gershwin’s gold • Apr 21: randy newman ONGOING Wine Tasting at Back Room Wines napa, 5-9pm, 707-226-1378, www.backroomwines.com • Apr 7: taste Auslese rieslings • Apr 8: A taste tour of South America • Apr 14: cabernet franc, cool to hot climates • Apr 15: A tate tour of france • Apr 22: Pinot noirs from Around the World ONGOING di Rosa napa, 707-226-5991, www.dirosapreserve.org • ongoing through Apr 16: enrique chagoya, Surviving Paradise ONGOING Live at Uptown Theatre napa, 707-259-0123, www.uptowntheatrenapa.com • Apr 7: george thorogood & the Destroyers • Apr 15: leo Kottke • Apr 21: An evening with Steven curtis chapman ONGOING FRIDAYS Friday Night Pulse Tastings AcMe fine Wines, St.helena, 5-7pm, www.acmefinewines.com, 888-963-0440 • Apr 8: next generation owners pouring fisher, Judd’s hill and 7 & 8 • Apr 15: Doug Barr pouring hollywood & Vine “2480” • Apr 22: Matt licklider pouring lioco ONGOING Tasting Events at Wineries of Napa Valley napa town center, napa, 707-253-9450 www.napavintages.com, check website for times & prices • Apr 6, 8, 15, 22, 29: craft Been, fine Wine & Artisan cheese • Apr 9-10: european cheeses & olives with napa Wines • Apr 14: flight night – craft Beer Samplers • Apr 16-17: Seasonal Bruschetta Appetizer & napa Wines • Apr 19, 23, 25: chocolate Decadence APRIL 7 Opening Reception: Retrospect Revisited historic goodman library, napa, 6-8pm, free www.napahistory.org, 707-224-1739 APRIL 7 – MAY 20 Retrospect Revisited historic goodman library, napa www.napahistory.org, 707-224-1739 APRIL 9 2008 Howell Mountain Buckeye Vineyard Release Party Piña napa Valley, napa, 11am-4pm, $10/members, $20 www.pinanapavalley.com, 707-738-9328 APRIL 9 Chefs Table Cooking Class with John Vlandis cedar gables inn, napa – Wine from Azur Wines, $150, 4-8pm www.cedargablesinn.com, 707-2247-7969 APRIL 9 Spring Fling hAll St. helena, 10:30am-5:30pm, www.halllwines.com, 707-967-2626 APRIL 9 Annual Pope Valley Vintners Tasting Pope Valley Winery, Pope Valley, 11am-5pm 707-965-1246, $20

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APRIL 9-11 Live in the Vineyard Music Festival featuring lenny Kravitz, Michael franti, colbie caillat & more! Uptown theatre, napa, www.liveinethevineyard.com APRIL 10 2008 Spring DARE Releases Viader napa Valley, Deer Park, 12-4pm, $35, members/free www.viader.com, 707-963-3816 APRIL 16 Blind Tasting Dinner at Raymond Vineyards St. helena, 6-9pm, $75, $60/members www.raymondvineyards.com, 707-963-6941 APRIL 16 Lobster Feed at V. Sattui Winery St. helena, Wine, food, music & big discounts! 707-963-7774, www.v.sattui.com APRIL 16 Are You Smarter Than a Winemaker? at Raymond Vineyards St. helena, 6-9pm, $75, $60/members www.raymondvineyards.com, 707-963-6941 APRIL 16 Club Artesa Spanish Dinner at Artesa Winery napa, 6:30-10pm, $80, www.artesawinery.com, 877-224-8309 APRIL 16 Opening Reception: Modernism – Photography After 1930 Exhibit turnbull cellars, oakville – 11am-3pm, free wine tasting 4-6pm, featuring food & wine, $25, free/members 707-963-5839, www.turnbullwines.com APRIL 16 Discover Wine Day robert Mondavi Winery, rutherford – fine wine, food, music, tours, seminars, food demos & more! 10am-5pm www.robertmondavi.com, 800-rMonDAVi APRIL 16 White Wine Release Party at Bourassa Vineyards napa, 4-7pm, www.bourassavineyards.com, 707-254-4922 APRIL 16 Annual Budbreak Lunch in the Vineyard Beaulieu Vineyard, rutherford, 11am-2pm, $60/guest, $45/member www.bvwines.com, 800-373-5896 APRIL 16-17 April in Carneros hospitality de los carneros, open house at over 20 carneros area wineries! www.carneroswineries.org, 800-909-4352 APRIL 16-17 Roll out the Barrels Barrel Tasting Weekend at Freemark Abbey St.helena, 1-4pm, $20, $10/members www.freemarkabbey.com, 707-963-9694 APRIL 16 – SEPTEMBER 30 Modernism – Photography After 1930 Exhibit at Turnbull Cellars oakville, 707-963-5839, www.turnbullwines.com, free APRIL 17 Oysterfest at Domaine Chandon Yountville, 707-944-2280, www.chandon.com APRIL 18 33rd Annual Kaiser Permanente Napa Valley Marathon calistoga to Vintage high School, napa www.napavalleymarathon.org, 707-255-2609 APRIL 23 Will Call Pick-up Party at St. Clement napa, 11am-4pm, www.stclement.com, free/members

SONOMA COUNTY
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 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 Program with tour ONGOING Tours, Tastings & Seminars at St. Francis Winery Santa rosa, ten person minimum, call for more information & reservations 888-675-Wine(9463)x255, www.stfranciswinery.com • Winery tour & tasting, 1.5 hours, $25 • Vineyards tour & tasting, 1 hour, $20 • Blending Seminar, 1.5 hour, $65 ONGOING Guided Winery Tours at Gloria Ferrer Sonoma, 11am, 1 & 3pm, $10, 707-996-7256, www.gloriaferrer.com 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 Wells Fargo Center for the Arts Santa rosa, 707-546-3600, wellsfargocenterarts.org • Apr 5: Midsummer night’s Dream • Apr 6: Madeleine Peyroux • Apr 7: Ani Difranco • Apr 8: forbidden Broadway • Apr 9-10: American Phil Moby Dick • Apr 12: Max raabe • Apr 16: Wizard of oz ONGOING Spreckels Performing Arts Center rohnert Park, 707-588-3400, www.spreckelsonline.com • Apr 15-17, 20-24, 28 – May 1: reefer Madness, the Musical ONGOING Live Shows at Hopmonk Tavern Sebastopol, 707-829-7300, www.hopmonk.com • Apr 10: north Bay Poetry Slam ONGOING THROUGH MAY 2 Around the Mountain healdsburg center for the Arts, healdsburg, 11am-5pm www.healdsburgcenter-for-the-arts.com, 707-431-1970 ONGOING THROUGH JUNE 5 Jun Kaneko: Ceramics Sonoma county Museum, Santa rosa www.sonomacountymuseum.org, 707-579-1500 APRIL 6-10 14th Annual Sonoma International Film Festival A celebration of food, film & wine in Sonoma! Various events and locations, please check the website. www.sonomafilmfest.org, 707-933-2600 APRIL 7 Wine Country Chefs of Tomorrow Vintners inn event center, Santa rosa, 5:30pm www.chefsoftomorrow.org, 707-575-1426 APRIL 7 Non-Profit Day: Team Sonoma for MS Walk the epicurean connection, Sonoma www.sheanadavis.com, 707-935-7960 APRIL 8 Artist Reception: Around the Mountain healdsburg center for the Arts, healdsburg, 5-7pm www.healdsburgcenter-for-the-arts.com, 707-431-1970

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APRIL 8-10 A Taste of Spring Wine Country Weekend at Ferrari-Carano circle of friends Wine club Member event healdsburg, www.fcwinery.com, 707-433-6700 APRIL 9 A Taste of Spring Food & Wine Pairing Extravaganza at Ferrari-Carano circle of friends Wine club Member event healdsburg, www.fcwinery.com, 707-433-6700 APRIL 9 Spring Lobster Boil with Wine & Cheese Reception nicholson ranch Winery, Sonoma, $120, $95/members www.nicholsonranch.com, 707-938-8822 APRIL 9 Sheep Shearing Day Petaluma Adobe State historic Park, Petaluma www.petalumaadobe.com, 707-762-4871 APRIL 9 Winemaker Cheesemaker Dinner Sea ranch lodge, the Sea ranch, 5:30pm, 707-565-6375 APRIL 9 Riedel Glass Seminar & Seghesio Salumi Tasting Seghesio Winery, healdsburg, 11am & 2pm, $65/members, $80 www.seghesio.com, 707-433-3579, rSVP APRIL 9 Second Saturday Art Walk Downtown Petaluma, 4-7pm www.PetalumaDowntown.com, 707-762-9348 APRIL 9-10 Petaluma River Tours Petaluma turning Basin, Petaluma, 9am-noon, 1-4pm www.dolphincarters.com, 510-527-9622 APRIL 10 7th Annual Petaluma Footrace Petaluma Marina, Petaluma, www.petalumafootrace.com APRIL 10 West Sonoma County Wineries Open House Wine tasting, food & great wine deals! $20, graton ridge cellars, Balletto Vineyards, Dutton estate, Dutton-goldfield, freestone, hanna, iron horse, Marimar, red car, russian river Vineyards & taft Street. www.duttongoldfield.com, 707-827-3600 APRIL 10 Second Sunday Wine Release Pouring, Wine Club Pick-up & Nibbles freestone Vineyards, freestone www.freestonevineyards.com, 707-874-1010 APRIL 10 Second Saturdays at Freestone Vineyards freestone, 12-4pm, $10, free/members www.freestonevineyards.com, 707-874-1010 APRIL 13 Home Cheesemaking Class with Sheana Davis of The Epicurean Connection Sonoma Valley inn, Sonoma, 6:30-8:30pm, $45 sheana@vom.com, 707-935-7690, rSVP APRIL 14 Songwriters in Sonoma: Chris Hanlin, Arann Harris & Carlos Herrera Meadowcroft Wines, Sonoma, 7pm, $10 www.meadowcroftwines.com, 707-245-9559 APRIL 15 Dinner with the Winemaker Series: Grgich Hills inn at the tides, Bodega Bay – Join owner & Winemaker Milijenko “Mike” grgich, $89, www.innatthetides.com, 800-541-7788

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APRIL 15 Wine Education Series at Gloria Ferrer: Perfectly Pinot Sonoma, 10:30am-12pm, $30 plus tax www.gloriaferrer.com, 707-933-1999 APRIL 16 B.R. Cohn Wine Club Spring Olive Hill Estate Hike & Box Lunch Picnic B.r. cohn Winery, glen ellen – 11am-2:30pm $25/members plus one guest $35/additional guests www.brcohn.com, 800-330-4064 APRIL 16 30th Annual Butter & Egg Days Parade & Festival historic Downtown Petaluma, 10am-5pm www.petalumadowntown.com, 707-762-9348 APRIL 16 Earth Day Fair courthouse Square, Santa rosa, 11am-3pm, 707-543-3200 APRIL 16 Get Zen at Matanzas Matanzas creek Winery, Santa rosa, 11am-4pm, $20, $10/members www.matanzascreek.com, 800-668-5887 APRIL 16 Blending Seminar Kenwood Vineyards, Kenwood, 10am-12pm www.kenwoodvineyards.com, 707-282-4228 APRIL 16 Spring Winemaker Dinner hartford family Winery, forestville, 6pm, $110 www.hartfordwines.com, 707-887-8011 APRIL 16 A Taste of Place Series: 2010 Rosé Quivira Vineyard, healdsburg, 12-3pm, $85, $65/members www.quivirawine.com, 707-431-8354x212, rSVP APRIL 16-17 April in Carneros hospitality de los carneros – open house at over 20 carneros area wineries! www.carneroswineries.org, 800-909-4352 APRIL 16-17 Spring Cleaning Sale Deloach Vineyards, Santa rosa, 11am-4pm www.deloachvineyards.com, 707-526-9111x118 APRIL 16-17 65th Annual Apple Blossom Festival ives Park, Sebastopol, $10, $5/students & seniors www.sebastopol.org, 707-823-3032 APRIL 17 Cellar Club Cheese Pairing at Dutcher Crossing healdsburg, 11am-4pm, Wine club event, Spring 2011 club release www.dutchercrossingwinery.com, 707-431-2700 APRIL 17 25th Annual Spring Antique Faire historic Downtown Petaluma, 8am-4pm www.petalumadowntown.com, 707-762-9348 APRIL 17 Chardonnay & Croquet Sonoma-cutrer Vineyards, Windsor, 11am-1pm, $25, $20/members www.sonomacutrer.com, 707-237-3489 APRIL 17 Pepperwood Preserve Wildflower Festival Santa rosa – 11am-4pm, free 707-542-2080, www.pepperwoodpreserve.org APRIL 17 Earth Day on Windsor Town Green Windsor – 11am-3pm, free, 707-838-1260 APRIL 17 Dutcher Crossing Winemaker Dinner Village inn & restaurant, Monte rio, $48, 6pm, 707-865-0565 APRIL 17 Annadel Half Marathon & 5K Benefit Run Spring lake regional Park, Santa rosa, 7:30am-3pm $75/half marathon, $25/5K, www.annadelhalf.com APRIL 17 Earth Day in Green Valley iron horse Vineyards, Sebastopol, 12-4pm, $65, $55/members www.ironhorsevineyards.com, 707-887-1507 APRIL 18 Vintage Film Series #2: Singing in the Rain Sebastiani theatre, Sonoma, 7-9pm, $8 www.sebastianitheatre.com, 707-996-9756 APRIL 18-19 Cooking Class Depot hotel restaurant, Sonoma, 6:30-9pm, $85 www.depothotel.com, 707-938-2980 APRIL 22 Petaluma River Sunset Wine & Cheese Eco-Cruise Petaluma turning Basin, Petaluma, 5:30-7:30pm www.friendsofthePetalumariver.org, 707-763-7756 APRIL 22 Earth Day 2011 Quivira Vineyard, healdsburg, free tours at 11am & 1pm www.quivirawine.com, 707-431-8354x212, rSVP APRIL 22-23 New Release Weekend Quivira Vineyard, healdsburg, 11am-5pm, $5 www.quivirawine.com, 707-431-8354 APRIL 23 16th Annual Easter Children’s Fair Petaluma Village Premium outlets, Petaluma, 12-3pm www.premiumoutlets.com, 707-778-9300x0 APRIL 23 Murder Mystery Dinner in the Cave Deerfield ranch, Kenwood, 6:30-10pm, $95/members, $125 www.deerfieldranch.com, 707-833-5215 APRIL 23 Annual Easter Egg Hunt fitch Mt. elementary School, healdsburg, 8am, 707-433-2475 APRIL 23 Easter Egg Hunt robledo family Winery, Sonoma, 11am-2pm, $40/ $30/members www.robledofamilywinery.com, 707-939-6903 APRIL 23 Are You Smarter Than a Sonoma Fifth-Grader? Sonoma Valley Veteran’s Memorial Building, Sonoma, 5pm, $25 www.svgreatschools.com, 707-935-9566 APRIL 23 3rd Annual Petaluma Film Fest Mystic theater, Petaluma, www.petalumafilmfest.org, 707-778-3687 APRIL 23 Castles & Kites Festival Doran Beach regional Park, Bodega Bay, 10am-3pm, 707-565-2041 APRIL 24 Easter Sunrise Service at the Mission Cross at Cline Cellars Sonoma, 5:53am, www.clinecellars.com, 707-940-4030 APRIL 24 Home Cheesemaking Class with Sheana Davis of The Epicurean Connection the Sonoma Valley inn, Sonoma, 1-3pm, $45 www.sheanadavis.com, 707-935-7960, rSVP

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 • Apr 23-23: easter egg express • May 8: Mother’s Day Brunch ONGOING FRIDAYS Tuscan Village Music Art Series terrill cellars, lower lake, 6-9pm, www.terrillcellars.com, 707-994-3354 APRIL & MAY Spring Wildflower Ranch Tours eleven roses ranch, clearlake oaks, rSVP www.elevenrosesranch.com, 707-998-4471 APRIL 5 Winemaker Dinner Series Saw Shop gallery Bistro, Kelseyville, 6-9pm www.sawshopbistro.com, 707-278-0129 APRIL 7, 14, 21, 28 Meet the Winemaker Series Blue Wing Saloon, Upper lake, 5:30-8:30pm www.bluewingsaloon.com, 707-275-2233 APRIL 9 Windows to the Universe taylor observatory, Kelseyville, 8-11pm, $3 www.taylorobservatory.org, 707-262-4121 APRIL 16-17 Blue Lakes Trout Derby narrows resort, Blue lakes, www.thenarrowresort.com, 707-275-2718 APRIL 23 Earth Day Parducci Wine cellars, Ukiah, 10am-5pm, 888-362-9463

BAY AREA
SAN FRANCISCO
ONGOING The Walt Disney Family Museum the Presidio of San francisco, San francisco, 415-345-6816 www.waltdisney.org • June 27 – July 29: Summer camp ONGOING THROUGH JULY 4 Balenciaga and Spain de Young fine Arts Museums, San francisco www.famsf.org, 415-750-3600 APRIL 5 Saintsbury Carneros Wine Tasting & Dinner Jerome chery, Winemaker, campton Place, San francisco, $130 www.tajhotels.com/sanfrancisco, 415-955-5574 APRIL 6 Chilean Cultural Festival golden gate Park, San francisco www.centrochilinolautaro.org, 415-661-6909 APRIL 7 Toast of the Town San Francisco city hall, San francisco, over 500 wines & 30 restaurants in city hall! www.toastofthetown.com APRIL 8 Penguins Plus Pajamas Sleepover california Academy of Sciences, San francisco www.calacademy.org, 415-379-8000 APRIL 12 Cherry Blossom Festival Japantown, San francisco, www.nccbf.org, 415-563-2313

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APRIL 16 Hope & Beyond Global Green – Earth Day Justin herman Plaza ferry Park, San francisco, 6am-7pm APRIL 17 A Taste of Tequila & Tamales by the Bay San francisco Design center, San francisco, 12-4:30pm www.tasteoftamlesbythebay.org, 415-695-9296, $45/adv, $50 APRIL 17 San Francisco International Chocolate Salon fort Mason center, San francisco, 10am-6pm www.sfchocolatesalon.com, 415-263-6800 APRIL 23 2nd Annual Ghirardelli Goes Green food, live music & more to celebrate earth Day! ghirardelli Square, San francisco, 12-5pm www.ghirardellisq.com, 415-775-5500 SUNDAYS APRIL 24 – OCTOBER 9 Golden Gate Park Band Summer Sunday Concerts golden gate Park, San francisco, 1pm, free www.goldengateparkband.org, 510-530-0814 APRIL 24 – MAY 8 San Francisco International Film Festival Various locations, San francisco, 415-561-5000, www.sffs.org APRIL 24 Easter Parade Union Street, San francisco, 10am-5pm www.sresproductions.com, 800-310-6563 APRIL 24 Easter Brunch Buffet & Easter Tea the fairmont San francisco, San francisco www.fairmont.com/sanfrancisco, 415-772-5000

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 APRIL 21 Seasonal Wine Pairing Dinner hannah nicole Vineyards, Brentwood, www.hnvwines.com, 925-240-9463

NORTH CENTRAL COAST
ONGOING Sunset Cultural Center-Carmel carmel, 831-620-2048, www.sunsetcenter.com • Apr 8: A tribute to the Music of John Denver Starring Jim curry • Apr 9: 1964….#1 Beatles Show • Apr 10: tom gallant, oboe & Wind Soloists of new York • Apr 22: tokyo String Quartet ONGOING Live Music at KRML Radio the eastwood Building, carmel, 831-624-6432, www.krmlradio.com ONGOING Thursday Night Music Series Bargetto Winery, Soquel, enjoy music, food & Bargetto wine! 6-8pm 831-475-2258x11, www.bargetto.com ONGOING THIRD THURSDAYS Sweet Thursdays at Cannery Row Monterey, family fun, music, fine dining & great discounts, 4-8pm 831-649-6690 ONGOING THIRD THURSDAYS Monterey Museum of Art Monterey, evening of music, wine and hors d'oeuvres, 5-7pm, 831-372-5477 EVERY THIRD WEEKEND OF THE MONTH Pair Your Wine with Ice Cream at Kirigin Cellars gilroy, Pair your complimentary wine tasting with a cool Vino de Mocca ice cream Sundae! And stock the cellar 30% of 6 bottle purchases & 50% off cases. www..kirigincellars.com, 408-847-8827 EVERY TUESDAY Focus on Monterey County Wines cepage Wine Bar, rancho cellars, carmel, 3-8pm 831-625-5646, www.ranchocellars.com ONGOING TUESDAY - SATURDAY Oya Salon and Ventana Vineyards Wine and Cheese Event Monterey, 2pm on. oya patrons can sample Ventana Vineyards award winning wines. Wines change monthly. 831-372-7415x213, Ventana 831-656-0570 ONGOING SUNDAYS Library Sundays at Taste Morgan carmel , An opportunity to taste some older wines from the cellar. 2-5pm 831-626-3700, www.morganwinery.com ONGOING WEDNESDAYS THROUGH MAY Winemaker Wednesdays Shadowbrook restaurant, capitola–Santa cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association, www.scmwa.com, 831-685-8463 APRIL 10 Dia del Nino Monterey Bay Aquarium, cannery row, Monterey www.montereybayaquarium.org, 831-648-4800 APRIL 10 Santa Cruz Half Marathon Santa cruz, www.firstwave-events.com APRIL 15 Wine, Art & Music Walk Pacific grove, 6-9pm, www.pacificgrove.org APRIL 16 Creative Cake Decorating Bernardus lodge, carmel Valley, 1-3pm, $85 www.bernardus.com, 831-658-3550, rSVP APRIL 16 Vintage Affair chateau Julien Wine estate, carmel Valley – 11am-4pm $15, $10/members, www.chateaujulien.com, 831-624-2600 APRIL 16 Monterey Symphony Concert 6 – Principal Virtuosity Sherwood hall, Salinas, 2pm & 7pm www.montereysymphony.org, 831-646-8511 APRIL 16 Spring Passport Day – Santa Cruz Mountains Winery Association Visit participating wineries! 11am-5pm, $40, www.scmwa.com

LIVERMORE
ONGOING Bankhead Theatre livermore Valley Performing Arts center, livermore 925-373-6800, www.livermoreperformingarts.org • Apr 8, 10: the Vagina Monologues • Apr 15: flying Karamozov Brothers • Apr 16: Sotto Voce • Apr 22-23, 29-30: All Shook Up 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 WEDNESDAYS JUNE - AUGUST Wente Wednesday Wente estate Winery tasting room, livermore5-8pm www.wentevineyards.com, 925-456-2305 APRIL 7-10, 14-17, 21-23 A Life in the Theatre – Shakespeare’s Associates concannon Vineyard, livermore, www.livermoreShakes.org, 925-443-2273 APRIL 9 Rockin Chowder Dinner Party Mcgrail Vineyards, livermore, 4-7pm, $50 www.mcgrailvineyards.com, 925-373-6214 APRIL 9 Sauces 101 Class Wente Vineyards, livermore, 10:30-11:30am, free www.wentevineyards.com, 925-456-2424 APRIL 9-10 Spring White Wine Lover’s Event nottingham cellars, livermore, 12-4:30pm, 925-294-8647 APRIL 10 Artist Reception: Textiles by Denise Miller & Nancy Ryan Wente estate Winery tasting room, livermore, 1-3pm www.wentevineyards.com, 925-456-2305 APRIL 10-29 Textiles by Denise Miller & Nancy Ryan Wente estate Winery tasting room, livermore www.wentevineyards.com, 925-456-2305 APRIL 16 Mansion Winetaster Dinner elliston Vineyards, Sunol, 6:30-9:30pm, $85 www.elliston.com, 925-862-2377 APRIL 16-17 Gatekeeper Spring Release concannon Vineyard, livermore www.concannonvineyard.com, 800-258-9866 APRIL 17 BYOB at Page Mill Winery livermore, 12-4:30pm, 925-456-7676 APRIL 23 Gatekeeper Spring Release Dinner concannon Vineyard, livermore, rSVP www.concannonvineyard.com, 800-258-9866

MARIN COUNTY
ONGOING Marin Center in San Rafael 415-499-6800, www.co.marin.ca.us • Apr 7: Marin Speakers Series, t. Boone Pickens • Apr 13: An evening with greg Mortenson

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 • Apr 5, 12: hallcrest Vineyards APRIL 9 Clos LaChance After Dark clos lachance Winery, San Martin, $5, www.clos.com, 800-itS-Wine APRIL 15 Annual South Valley Wine Auction Morgan hill community center, Morgan hill, 6-10pm, $50, $60/door 408-838-8719 APRIL 16 Spring Passport Day – Santa Cruz Mountains Winery Association Visit participating wineries! 11am-5pm, $40, www.scmwa.com APRIL 17 Pets & Pinot Wine Tasting the Mountain Winery, Saratoga, 12-5pm www.mountainwinery.com, 408-913-7129 APRIL 17-23 Easter Candy & Wine Pairing clos lachance Winery, San Martin, www.clos.com, 800-itS-Wine APRIL 23 Organic Wine Trail Earth Day Tours Visit participating wineries in the Santa cruz Mountains! 11am-5pm, $35 www.organicwinetrail.org,

ALAMEDA COUNTY
APRIL 16 Growers Day BBQ rosenblum cellars, Alameda, www.rosenblumcellars.com, 510-865-7007

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APRIL 16 Comics for Kids Pebble Beach food & Wine grand tasting tent, Pebble Beach, 5:30pm www.bgcmc.org, 831-394-5171 APRIL 17 Iberian Varieties with Jeff Emery Surf city University classes, Santa cruz Mountain Vineyard, Santa cruz $30, $25/members, www.surfcityvntners.com, 831-421-9380 APRIL 20-22 Comcast Spring Break Santa cruz Beach Boardwalk, Santa cruz, www.beachboardwalk.com APRIL 23 Organic Wine Trail Earth Day Tours Visit participating wineries in the Santa cruz Mountains! 11am-5pm, $35 www.organicwinetrail.org, 408-353-2278 APRIL 23 An Evening with Gypsy Soul & Scheid Wines Scheid Vineyards tasting room, Monterey, 6:30-9:30pm, $25 www.scheidvineyards.com, 831-656-9463 APRIL 23 Paraiso in Bloom Spring Open House Paraiso Vineyards, Soledad, 12-4pm, 831-678-0300 APRIL 23-24 Eggstraordinary Egg Hunt roaring camp railroads, felton, www.roaringcamp.com, 831-335-4484 APRIL 24 Easter Brunch Bernardus lodge, carmel Valley, 11am-3:30pm, $65, $32/kids www.bernardus.com, 831-658-3550 APRIL 24 Easter Egg Hunt at the Farm Amador flower farm, Plymouth www.amadorflowerfarm.com, 209-245-6660

SOLANO COUNTY
SUISUN VALLEY
ONGOING $5 Wines by the Glass Winterhawk Winery, fairfield, www.winterhawkwinery.com, 707-428-6977 Wine & complimentary pizza 1-6pm, live music 2-5pm • Apr 9: Uncorked Blues • Apr 16: hollywood Jenkins • Apr 23: Matty t ONGOING THURSDAYS THROUGH APRIL 14 Yoga on the Vine ledgewood creek Winery, fairfield, 5:30-6:30pm www.ledgewoodcreek.com, 707-399-9038, rSVP APRIL 8 24th Annual Solano Wine & Food Jubilee nut tree complex, Vacaville, 6:30-11pm www.wineandfoodjubilee.org, 707-646-3133 APRIL 9 Beverly Hills Club Wine Dinner at Vezer Family Vineyards Suisun Valley, 888-823-8463, www.vezerfamilyvineyards.com APRIL 16-17 Medieval Fantasy Festival Downtown Vacaville, 707-451-2100 APRIL 17 Suisun Valley Passport Sunday Visit the wineries of Suisun Valley, 11am-4pm www.suisunvalley.com, 707-864-0730, $25, $15/designated drivers APRIL 23 Lynch Canyon Kite Festival lynch canyon, 12-4pm, 707-432-0150

CALAVERAS COUNTY
SECOND WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH Wines of the World Education Tastings Murphys hotel, Murphys, no reservations required, everyone welcome! 5:30pm, $15, 209-736-2949 ONGOING Hotel Leger Mokelumne hill, www.hotelleger.com, 209-286-1401 ONGOING Live Music at Cedar Center Arnold, 209-588-0999 APRIL 8-10 Lend Me a Tenor Black Bart theater, Murphys www.murphyscreektheater.org, 209-728-8422 APRIL 16 Air Fair Calaveras calaveras county Airport, 209-736-2501 APRIL 16 Pops Concert & Luncheon ironstone Vineyards, Murphys, 12:30pm www.ironstonevineyards.com, 209-728-1251 APRIL 16 Calaveras Follies frogtown, Angels camp, 209-536-6302 APRIL 16 Mr. Frog’s Wild Ride Bicycle Ride www.MrfrogsWildride.org APRIL 24 Easter Egg Hunt cedar center, Arnold, 12pm, 209-588-0999, APRIL 24 Easter Brunch ironstone Vineyards, Murphys, 11am & 1pm www.ironstonevineyards.com, 209-728-1251

CENTRAL CALIFORNIA
ONGOING Sierra Railroad oakdale, 209-848-2100, www.sierrarailroad.com • Apr 13, 20, 27: Spring Scenic lunch train • Apr 15: Murder Mystery train • Apr 16, 23, 30: Sunset Dinner

LODI/WOODBRIDGE
ONG0ING Hutchins Street Square 209-333-6782, www.hutchinsstreetsquare.com • Apr 9: Punjabi cultural Program, folk Songs & Dances • Apr 22: the Sun Kings ONGOING THROUGH APRIL 30 Wildflowers West: Spring-in-the-West Landscape Show Knowlton gallery, lodi, www.Knowltongallery.com, 209-368-5123 APRIL 9 Vines of Gold Presents: Lady & the Tramp at Woodbridge Winery Acampo – Wine, cheese, pasta & dogs! golden retriever rescue 11am-3pm, 209-365-8139, www.robertmondavi.com APRIL 15 19th Annual School Street Wine Stroll School Street, lodi – An evening of wine, food, art, shopping & entertainment! 6-9pm, $30/adv, $40, www.lodichamber.com, 209-367-7840x100 APRIL 15-17 Annual Stockton Asparagus Festival Downtown Stockton Waterfront, Stockton, 10am-7pm 209-644-3740 APRIL 23 Spring Flea Market at Woodbridge Winery Acampo – Benefit for AiDSWAlK San Joaquin, 8am-2pm 209-365-8139, www.robertmondavi.com

SIERRAS/FOOTHILLS
ONGOING Railtown 1897 State Historic Park Jamestown, 209-984-3953, www.railtown1897.org • Apr 9, 16: Wildflower trains • Apr 10: Sierra no. 3 Day • Apr 23-24: easter trains

NEVADA COUNTY
APRIL 6 The Wild Spring Gourmet: Seasonal Cooking & Medicine Making in the Kitchen cooking School, nevada city www.livingwild.org, $45 APRIL 9 2nd Saturday Art & Wine Walk Downtown grass Valley, 4-8pm, free, www.downtowngrassvalley.com APRIL 9-10 Foothill Quilters Guild 29th Annual Quilt Show gold country fairgrounds, Auburn, 530-888-0158

EL DORADO COUNTY
APRIL 8 Wine Down David girard Vineyards, Placerville, 6-9pm www.events.dgvwines.com, 530-295-1833 APRIL 9-10 Library Wine Tasting & Sale holly’s hill Vineyards, Placerville, 11am-4pm www.eldoradowines.org, 530-344-0227 FRIDAYS APRIL 22 – MID-OCTOBER Friday Wood-Fired Oven Pizza Nights fitzpatrick Winery, fair Play, 5-9pm www.fitzpatrickwinery.com, 800-245-9166 APRIL 24 Easter Sunday Picnic Perry creek Winery, fair Play, 11am-4pm www.perrycreek.com, 530-620-5175, rSVP

SACRAMENTO VALLEY
ONGOING Sacramento River Train 800-866-1690, www.sacramentorivertrain.com • Apr 6: Scenic trip with 3-course lunch • Apr 9: Sunset Dinner with Music • Apr 16: Spring Scenic train • Apr 23-24: easter egg express ONGOING Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts U.c. Davis, 866-754-ArtS, www.mondaviarts.org • Apr 8: the Silk road ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma • Apr 9-10: lara Downs, piano with David Sanford, composer • Apr 9-11: cirque Éloize • Apr 12: china Philharmonic orchestra • Apr 13: Max raabe & Palast orchestra • Apr 14: Béla fleck, Zakir hussain & edgar Meyer • Apr 15: gold coast trio • Apr 17: empyrean ensemble, Meanwhile in europe • Apr 21: Der Untergang • Apr 22: Buddy guy

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AMADOR COUNTY
APRIL 9 Calaveras Home & Garden Show calaveras county fairgrounds, Angels camp 209-736-2580, 10am-4pm APRIL 9 Cupids Favorite Treats & Wine Pairing Story Winery, Plymouth, 1-3pm, $12, $5/members www.zin.com, 209-245-6208

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Mendocino Brings Best of Wine, Food and Travel to San Francisco June 13 – ‘Taste of Mendocino’
Event co-hosted by Mendocino Winegrape and Wine Commission and County Travel Office welcomes industry trade, media and consumers
On Monday, June 13, the Mendocino Winegrape & Wine Commission (MWWC) and Visit Mendocino County (VMC) will host Taste of Mendocino at the Festival Pavilion, Fort Mason Center, in San Francisco. Highlighting wine, food, lodging, nature, activities, adventure and more, this event is the first-ever united showcase of all things Mendocino. “Taste of Mendocino will bring the entire county directly to Bay Area consumers, sommeliers and retail wine and winegrape buyers, meeting planners, and members of the trade and travel media – anyone curious about our region,” said Scott Schneider, President and CEO of Visit Mendocino County. Taste of Mendocino has been traditionally hosted by the MWWC, with a focus on promoting America’s Greenest Wine Region. Mendocino County is well known for its long and rich history of sustainable, organic and Biodynamic® wine growing and winemaking practices, as well as its fish-friendly farming movement. This year, in a collaborative effort to support and promote the entire county of Mendocino and everything it has to offer visitors of all interests, MWWC and VMC have joined forces. For a visitor, Mendocino County boasts expanses of pristine wild lands and coastline, charming villages, fine dining, and myriad off-the-beaten-path adventures. This integrated event will highlight regional destination representatives in addition to local food and wine producers and grapegrowers. Attendees will enter through a living redwood forest to sample Mendocino’s finest wine and food, enjoy live music and local entertainers, attend educational seminars and informal talks, and experience the products and business people of Mendocino. The event will showcase more than 150 Mendocino County businesses, including wineries and breweries, hotels and inns, restaurants, caterers, retail stores, entertainment and cultural arts venues, grapegrowers, ranchers, farmers, festivals and events, non-profits, event venues and other area attractions and activities. The Showcase will comprise two sessions. The session from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. is geared to members of the trade and the media. The public tasting event runs 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.; trade and press are welcome during these hours as well. The Taste of Mendocino Showcase is free to members of the food, wine, travel and hospitality trade and media; for consumers, Showcase tickets are $35 in advance, $45 at the door. To purchase tickets, go to www.tasteofmendo.com.

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Earth Day in Wine Country
by Charles Neave
Perhaps more than most places, the wine country has a continuing, enduring relationship with the planet. The soil, the climate, the sun, native plants and wildlife, from the smallest wren or hummingbirds to the hawks and eagles that ride the thermals near the hillsides and cliffs that help define the valleys. Rainfall, water reserves, degree days, shade and rock formations, microclimates, soil types, altitude, even the tides and eons of geological events all are major factors when you set out to farm, raise fruit and grow grapes. As virtually every winemaker will tell you, great wines start with great grapes; great grapes come from vineyards that are carefully planted and cared for. Winemaking involves constantly evolving science, that is true, and artistry, but it begins with farming. It’s just that some of those grapes end up in very expensive wine, not bottles of grape juice. It all, then, goes back to, and literally has its roots in, the earth. If you don’t care for the land, treat it well and respect it, all will lead to nothing, no matter how expensive the French oak barrels, no matter how much was spent on the latest European equipment, not how elaborate the winery and tasting room. It all goes back to the land. As Matt Gallo said, “From our company’s first days, our philosophy has been that healthy land lends itself to healthy vines which produce the best grapes which, ultimately, make the best wine. I am committed to carrying out my grandfather Julio’s vision for this land.”

During the ZD Wines Eco Tour you might come across some wandering chickens, eating “bad” insects and scratching at the soil.

Eco-Friendly Events
Artesa Vineyards & Winery (Napa Valley): To celebrate Earth Day, Artesa is offering a discounted tour and tasting on April 22. The tour, offered at $30 (33 percent off the regular price), includes a tour of the winery followed by an educational tour of the Pinot Noir Vineyard. Guide talks about their green practices and water conservation efforts and includes a tasting. Tour date is subject to change. For more details or to book call 707-254-2126. Use promotion code GREEN when booking. Grgich Hills Estate (Napa Valley): This renowned biodynamic winery, owned by Mike Grgich, winning winemaker from the 1976 Judgment of Paris, is offering two-for-one biodynamic estate tours and tastings throughout April to celebrate Earth Day. Mention "Earth Month Two-For-One Tour" and two will tour and taste for the price of one (savings of $35!). Guests will follow the path of our grapes from our certified biodynamic vineyard to the bottle. The tour concludes with a guided tasting of our five current releases. Tours are available by appointment only at 11 am and 2 pm, daily. Space is limited on the tour and reservations are required. Please call 800-532-3057, or email hospitality@grgich.com to check for availability. Tasting room is open daily from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm. www.grgich.com Rodney Strong Vineyards (Sonoma County): The estate's RSV Green Light celebrates Earth Day and Rodney Strong's green practices by encouraging people everywhere to replace one ordinary light bulb with an energy efficient CFL bulb in their home or office to help conserve energy and protect the environment. To generate excitement for the pledge drive, Rodney Strong will be providing complimentary CFL bulbs to anyone who takes the pledge between through April 30, 2011, while supplies last. Visit http://greenlight.rodneystrong.com/ for more information. Sonoma Vineyard Adventures (Sonoma County): Celebrate Earth Day all month with free self-guided tours at Francis Ford Coppola Winery (707-857-1400) and Schug Carneros Estate Winery (707-939-9363), both participants in California's Sustainable Winegrowing Program. Call the wineries directly to ask about hours and the tour brochure. www.sonomavineyardadventures.com Yorkville Cellars (Anderson Valley): Yorkville Cellars is celebrating 25 years of certified organic farming in Mendocino County on Earth Day Weekend (April 22-24) with an "Earth Day Celebration Organic Vineyards Tour & Tasting." Take a tour with proprietors Edward and Deborah through their organic vineyards and be a farmer for a day by helping release ladybugs and lacewings which naturally control pests. Also enjoy special wines from our inaugural vintage to be matched with tempting appetizers made from local, organic ingredients. $10 per person; our Hi-Roller Wine Club members complimentary. Please call for a reservation 707-894-9177. Santa Cruz Mountains Organic Wine Trail: To celebrate Earth Day 2011, four Santa Cruz Mountains wineries are showcasing their CCOF-certified organic vineyards on Saturday, April 23, 12 to 5 pm. Learn more about growing organic winegrapes and taste wines at: Cooper Garrod in Saratoga; Silver Mountain, along Summit Road between Los Gatos and Santa Cruz; Vine Hill in Santa Cruz; and Alfaro Family Vineyard in Corralitos. The cost for the self-guided tour is only the tasting fee/policy set by each winery, which totals $35 for all four wineries. Guided tours with local transportation providers are also available. Check tasting room hours to visit at other times. www.organicwinetrail.org.

Over the years – particularly in the last decade – California’s Wine Country has begun to embrace a number of practices that have paid off in the quality and consistency of the wine made here. At the same time energy is being saved, farming practices have become healthier, and natural “Green” methods have been implemented on scales both large and small. It has all taken money, a great deal of time, research on every level, and most of all, commitment at every level of the grape growing and winemaking business. Now the wine country in the Golden State has world’s largest sustainable winegrowing program, and so is the perfect place to celebrate Earth Day on April 22 and throughout the month. As Allison Jordan, executive director of the California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance (CSWA), said, “Earth Day is a great time to think about how California’s wine industry has raised the bar for producing wines that are responsible to the earth and communities. Consumers are interested in knowing where and how their wines are grown and made, often wanting to experience that knowledge first-hand. These Earth Day events and special travel opportunities are a great incentive to getaway this April to our Wine Country, one of the most progressive advocates of environmentally conscious practices in the world. “Today 1,566 vintners and growers (about 68 percent of the California’s vineyard acreage and 63 percent of wine production) have assessed the sustainability of their operations.” In the Napa Valley, Robert deLeuze, CEO and Wine Master of ZD Wines on the Silverado Trail, has been running a sustainable, 100% organic winery for more than ten years. In addition to his organic certification, deLeuze’s farming practices include water recycling, a well-utilized vegetable garden, use of bio-diesel in the company’s tractors, raptors for pest control, chickens to aerate the soil, solar power and energy efficient machinery, like electric forklifts that use power generated at the winery, not any form of gas. They also give tours that explain these practices, and let you sample the bottles results. In an effort to further his sustainable practices, deLeuze recently added the Chevrolet Volt, a plug-in electric vehicle with extended range, to his

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company’s fleet of hybrid vehicles. Perhaps unlike anyone in the nation, deLeuze charges the Volt’s battery exclusively with electricity generated from the 712 solar panels at the winery and another 22 at his home, making him one of the most eco-friendly drivers on the road. Cuvaison’s new Carneros tasting room and winemaking facility is another example. Recycled denim was used as insulation, natural plants that do not require watering were planted, five ponds provide places for waterfowl to rest, great expanses of glass capture natural light, tables are made from recycled aluminum, and the wood that was used is reclaimed. And of course solar panels provide the electricity. Shafer Vineyards in the Stags Leap district of Napa Valley is also solar powered, but their efforts don’t stop there. “We started our sustainable farming efforts in two ways back in the late 1980s. One was to erect nesting boxes for owls. The owls had to discover the boxes; we didn’t capture them and place them inside. Within a year or so of starting the owl program, we erected perch poles, which attract raptors such as Red Shouldered Hawks, Red Tailed Hawks, and American Kestrels,” said founder John Shafer who, with his son Doug, have been tireless in their efforts. All of this Greening is a lot of work, but as Steve Reynolds at Reynolds Family Winery on the Silverado Trail said, “I do these things for my children. That is why I make many of the decisions I make, to care for the land the way I think is best.” And that may be the best way, on Earth Day and every day, to be a thoughtful caretaker for Mother Earth. If you are interested in knowing about what is happening in the fields and vineyards and at the wineries, visit the website at www.sustainablewinegrowing.org.

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Sonoma International Film Festival, April 6-10
The 14th Annual Sonoma International Film Festival, April 6-10, promises to be a lively celebration of film, food and wine. A surprising selection of documentaries, art films, world cinema and talented student film selections will round out this year’s festival. The festival’s Lifetime Achievement Award will be given to a deserving recipient whose illustrious career has captured our attention and imagination, a person who is a social activist and someone who has conducted her private life in an admirable fashion – Susan Sarandon. The Festival begins with a Sneak Preview Reception on Wednesday night, April 6th. On Thursday, April 7th, an Opening Night Reception will be hosted in the Backlot Tent at 4:30 p.m. with an Opening Night After Party at 9 p.m. All Star and Premiere Pass holders are included in these exclusive events. On Saturday night, Academy Award®-winning actress Susan Sarandon will be presented with the Festival’s Lifetime Achievement Award. To this end, the Film Festival will host an evening in recognition of Sarandon’s cinematic accomplishments at the Sonoma Veterans Memorial Hall. The tribute will feature a montage of clips from her films followed by an on-stage discussion with Sarandon about her career and upcoming projects. Immediately following presentation of the Lifetime Achievement Award, there will be a reception in Ms. Sarandon’s honor. The evening will close with the Festival Gala at the world-famous Sebastiani Winery. The Festival will close on Sunday, April 10th with an Awards Ceremony in the Backlot Tent at 8 p.m. Winners of the Jury Awards in all film categories including Features, Documentaries, World Cinema, Shorts, and Animation will be presented with their awards. Winner of the New Belgium Cruiser – a raffle that takes place leading up to and throughout the festival – will also be announced Sunday night. For details, call (707) 933-2600 or go to www.sonomafilmfest.org; Facebook: www.facebook.com/sonomafilmfestival; or on Twitter: www.twitter.com/sonomafilmfest.

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

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

FAIRFIELD/SUISUN VALLEY
HILTON GARDEN INN 2200 Gateway Court, Fairfield (707) 426-6900 www.hiltongardeninn.com (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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Spring is in Bloom at Ferrari-Carano
What better way to treat your senses than to spend a day at Ferrari-Carano Vineyards and Winery? Nestled in Dry Creek Valley, Ferrari-Carano is known for their world-class wines as well as their magnificent gardens, and spring is the perfect time to visit. Sip newly released wines while enjoying thousands of tulips, daffodils, flowering trees and other awe-inspiring flora in full bloom. Villa Fiore (“House of Flowers”) is the winery’s magnificent hospitality center. Upon entering, guests immediately feel the warm Italian ambiance of this elegant tasting room. Visitors may enjoy a sampling of Classic and Villa Fiore wines in the wine shop, or head down to the cellar and the Enoteca to sample Reserve and Limited Release wines such as Ferrari-Carano’s single-vineyard Russian River Valley Chardonnays, collector red wines including Tresor and PreVail, as well as dessert late-harvest wines. For a more in-depth wine tasting experience, Private Tastings are available by appointment that highlight the many nuances of wine in a fun and informative style. The tastings are hosted by an experienced wine educator and include Matchmaker, where participants sample four wines paired with delicious, seasonal small bites; Pick of the Bunch, which walks guests through an in-depth tasting of five wines of choice and is tailored to cover any wine-related topics about which participants have always wanted to know; Scentiments provides an opportunity for participants to test their “smell memory” and identifying particular aromas in wines; White Wine Lovers and The King of Reds includes four wines each paired with local artisan cheeses and/or dried fruit and chocolates and an indepth look into the winemaking process, growing regions and oak aging; and The PreVail Tasting gives guests a glimpse of the history and creation of Ferrari-Carano’s newest brand paired with a local, artisan charcuterie plate. The Villa Fiore Wine Shop offers a diverse selection of unique tableware, linens, wine accessories, logo clothing and wine country gift items. The dramatic, curved mahogany and black granite tasting

bar with its backdrop of large, arched windows overlooks FerrariCarano’s estate vineyard, the surrounding mountains and the stunning villa fountain pavilion. Across the room is the temperaturecontrolled, vaulted Library Wine Cellar which showcases FerrariCarano’s past vintages and large format bottle wines. A limestone staircase descends to the Enoteca limited release and reserve wine tasting bar, and to the stunning, underground doublevaulted wine cellar filled with resting wine. The Enoteca, designed by Rhonda Carano, features a 37-foot barrel-shaped tasting bar with a black Galaxy granite top, a dramatic, glass enclosed wine bottle cellar running the length of the bar, and tasting tables with chairs for guest to relax and taste Ferrari-Carano’s reserve wines. After tasting top-rated wines, guests may head outside to stroll through Ferrari-Carano’s five acres of spectacular gardens designed by gardener extraordinaire Rhonda Carano and Head Gardener Pat Patin. A self-guided tour takes visitors down a meandering path and foot bridges along a rippling stream captured at both ends by waterfalls that flow into fish-filled ponds. Bronze sculptures by worldrenowned artists and two rare Portuguese cork trees dot the landscape. The over 2000 species of trees and shrubs are marked with identification tags, making this self-guided tour informative as well as breathtaking. Ferrari-Carano is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Winery tours and private tastings are available by appointment, and reservations may be made by calling the Hospitality Department at (707) 4336700. Appointments may also be made online. For additional information, visit www.ferrari-carano.com.

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Make a Sweet Stop at Jelly Belly
While touring the wineries of Suisun or Napa, a sweet detour to the Jelly Belly factory tour in Fairfield adds a colorful – and flavorful – break to your travels. You don’t have to be a jelly bean fanatic to find something interesting here. The company has opened its doors to their state-of-the-art candy facility, and made it traveler friendly. In addition to more than 90 flavors of the legendary Jelly Belly bean, the company makes 100 other confectionery delights and operates a chocolate shop for hand-dipped delicacies. Located in Fairfield, California, just off Interstate 80 near the junction with Highway 12, the tour center is a place to stop for a total experience and even bean-shaped pizzas and burgers. The walking tour of the candy factory begins in the spacious Visitor Center and leads visitors on a 40-minute tour inside the 215,000-square-foot factory. Visitors learn how the jelly bean got its name, why it takes up to 21 days to make a Jelly Belly bean, and what happens to the billions of beans the company will produce this year. You’ll find an enclosed patio and a grassy area, ideal spots for picnickers. The retail store carries souvenirs and factory seconds knowns as “Belly Flops.” You’ll also find post season sweets and discontinued gift items at deep discounts on occasion. The Jelly Belly Visitor Center is open daily. Free tours operate Monday through Sunday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The factory makes candy Monday through Friday. On weekends the tours of the factory are “quiet.” Tour information is available by calling the tour information line 1-800-953-5592. No reservations are necessary. Wheelchair and stroller accessible.

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Suisun Valley – Hidden But Treasured Wine Country
by Charles Neave
First, foremost and always, the Suisun Valley in Solano County just 25 minutes from Napa, has its roots – often quite literally – in the business and passion of agriculture. And nowhere is that more evident than in the rich earth and thriving vineyards and farms of the Suisun Valley, the stretch of land that runs to the west of Fairfield and Interstate 80, and borders the county of Napa on two sides. Perfectly situated between a pair of coastal mountain ranges, the Mount George Range on the west and the Vaca Mountains to the east, this verdant six by two mile valley sits within the Coastal climate region. It is also an area where fog rarely visits, though it is not far from both the Sacramento River delta and San Francisco’s San Pablo Bay. Set within this compact area are more than 10,000 acres of rich farmland, almost a third of them planted to the grapes that help supply the area’s flourishing wineries, and many with a more familiar Napa Valley label. This region is part of the North Coast Appellation, a district famous for what is known as “ultra-premium” fruit, which in the case of wine lovers everywhere means wine grapes, planted to a staggering number of both familiar and rare varieties. If you look at a map of where many growers in Napa County and beyond source their grapes or own vineyards, you will be surprised at how many have vineyard holdings here. This is in addition to the dozen or so wineries that call the Suisun Valley their home, and both make, age, bottle and market their wines here. Many also have their own tasting rooms, and during the year hold – both individually and collectively – special events to lure those who appreciate wine to their cellar doors. The Suisun Valley is also dotted with farm stands and working farms that welcome visitors. There are quaint spots to eat and relax, and it is the driving force behind the annual Tomato Festival in Fairfield, and for other events that occur throughout the year. But most of all it stands as enduing symbol of the real, living heritage of this part of the hidden but treasured wine country of Northern California.
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An immediate sell-out, this traditional, spring event showcases the wines of Suisun Valley to all types of wine enthusiasts. On Sunday, April 17, attendees will travel from one winery to the next, tasting Suisun Valley wines and collecting stamps on their passports. Each of the approximate 10 wineries presents a unique story and winetasting, all paired with local foods. Some local farmers also join by showcasing their products at some of the participating wineries, such as local olive oils, jams, dried fruits and nuts. Getting around is enjoyable, as the Suisun Valley “loop” is located just minutes from I-80 in Fairfield. Suisun Valley’s winemakers are approachable and down-to-earth and love sharing stories about how7they craft their wines. Expect to find them pouring behind the bar or from a barrel in their cellar. Don’t be surprised if you run into old friends at all your favorite spots. Tickets are $25 for a passport, $15 for designated drivers. Limited space is available. Get your tickets early! This event has always sold out! Purchase tickets at one of the participating wineries. Participating Wineries and Restaurants: GV Cellars, Willowstone Catering, Ledgewood Creek Winery, Vintage Caffé, Suisun Valley Wine Cooperative, Cucina Italiana, Tenbrink Winery and Vineyards, Athenian Grill, Winterhawk Winery, Cast Iron Grill, Wooden Valley Winery and Ahi’s Seafood and Chophouse.

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Tasting Room of the Week:

Vezér Family Vineyards
By Charles Neave
The Vezér family, owners of Vezér Family Vineyards bought this nearly-century-old landmark, now known to all as the Blue Victorian, three years ago and lovingly restored it. Frank Vezér did the designs for the new interior and the addition of a barrel room and commercial kitchen. His wife Liz did the design work, as she has done at their two other historic valley properties: the Old Suisun Fire House and Town Hall, as well as the 160-year-old Mankas Village, where there is another tasting room plus a deli and cafe. The final result is that the Blue Victorian and the other properties have never looked better. At the Blue Victorian, gardens have been added, there are a dozen mature palm trees, a circular drive that goes around a diamond-shaped garden and fountain, a bocce court, rose bushes and elegant iron gates. It’s all surrounded by vineyards, on land that was part of an early Spanish land grant. It is also a spectacular place to hold fairytale weddings, something the winery has rapidly become famous for. Plus having more than one venue to host private events (there is also the Vezér Family Winery and Mankas Corner) offers even greater flexibility in already-spectacular Suisun Valley settings. Throughout the year, the Vezers host a number of events which include; informal wine club member pick-up parties, annual club member dinners, private black tie dinners with an evening of music (i.e., Alan Thicke, Tommy Cash and Nick Palance) blues and jazz summer concert series from May through October, bridal fairs and more. Check their website for more information. But if you simply want to sample their award-winning wines, Frank and Liz own two public tasting rooms in the Suisun Valley. Besides the Blue Victorian Winery, they own Vezer Family Winery at 2522 Mankas Corner Road in Suisun Valley. This tasting room is the old Pony Express Office which also houses the Barista Cafe and garden. Vezer’s Family Tasting Room offers wines which are different than those poured at the Blue Victorian Winery. Amongst the wines is a soft, fruit filled Pinot Grigio that is wonderful with food, or just to sip on. Their Sauvignon Blanc is surprisingly elegant and altogether delightful. For the red wine lovers, they will enjoy our complex Zinfandel that is full of green olive notes and a black pepper earthiness. In addition, sample the special Reserve Sabernet Sauvignon, a spectacular blend of Cabernet, Petite Sirah, Merlot and Zinfandel. Continue with an approachable Syrah that is as user-friendly as a Syrah gets. The finale is a Port-style primitive, Finito, that is rich and dense with a balance of sweetness and ripe fruit. Finito provides an enjoyable finish to your tasting. Another unique option with Vezér is the Estate Ranch ATV Vineyard Tour. It’s a private, escorted vineyard tour on a six-passenger AllTerrain Vehicle. Over the hour-long tour you’ll experience panoramic views and end with a seated tasting in the Vezér Family Estate’s Private Tasting Room. There you’ll be able to sample half a dozen premium and private reserve wines with a paired food sampler. “Frank and Liz Vezer are a great addition to Suisun Valley,” boasts winery general manager, Chris Livadas. “The passion they bring to their wines overflows with accolades from everyone that visits our wineries. Not only are we commended on our wines, but also on the over-the-top hospitality that Frank and Liz provide.” Both wineries are 30 minutes from Napa and 15 minutes from Interstate 80. The tasting rooms are open Monday thru Friday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. If you have questions or need directions, call Vezer’s at (707) 429-3958, the Blue Victorian at (707) 422-8025 or visit the website at www.vezerfamilyvineyard.com.

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Laura Orozco Named Associate Winemaker for V. Sattui
Laura Orozco has been named Associate Winemaker at V. Sattui Winery in St. Helena. Brooks Painter, Director of Winemaking, announces “I am very happy to have such a creative and insightful colleague helping with all the winemaking duties. Laura brings a lot of talent and expertise to the team.” Orozco will have responsibility for running the day-to-day winemaking operations at V. Sattui Winery. Orozco was the first generation in her family to graduate from college and has early childhood memories of her father's hard work in Napa Valley vineyards. She grew up in Yountville and graduated in 1998 from UC Santa Cruz with a Molecular Biology degree. She returned to Napa and began her career as a harvest lab assistant at Franciscan Winery, all while taking winemaking and viticulture classes at Napa Valley College, thereafter being promoted to Lab Supervisor. After seven years at Franciscan she was offered the position of enologist at V. Sattui. Within a year, she became Assistant Winemaker. “I love working with the many different types of wines we make here,” she explains. “It’s been a very steep learning curve; I love the dynamics and scope of what we do, from walking the vineyards, running the crushers, presses, pumping tanks over and seeing how the new wines develop,” she adds. Founded in 1885, V. Sattui Winery is a family-owned business which celebrated its 125th anniversary in 2010. V. Sattui produces more than 40 wines, which are highly acclaimed and regularly garner top ratings and awards. V. Sattui Winery is the only winery in Napa Valley with its own extensive deli offering house-made prepared foods from salads to charcuterie to pastas and over 205 cheeses from around the world. From spring through fall, weekend BBQs await visitors, who can assemble a picnic and enjoy it outdoors under the 200-year-old oak trees on the winery grounds. In 1985 Dario Sattui, fourth-generation winemaker, redesigned the winery as an inviting “village” setting, with the buildings’ stone facades and towers framed by gardens and estate vineyards. Director of Winemaking Brooks Painter has overseen the winery’s vineyard and winery operations since 2005. V. Sattui Winery is open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Appointments are not necessary. More at www.vsattui.com.

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Tasting Room of the Week:

Beringer Vineyards
by Brendan Conroy
Known worldwide for its diverse selection of wines and rich history, Beringer has redefined the practice of enjoying wine. Most notably known for its revolutionary White Zinfandel, many tasters are not aware that, at the Beringer tasting room itself, there are various quality wines for one to adore. The facility itself is steeped in tradition that dates back to the 1870s making it the oldest operating winery in Napa Valley. Beringer has numerous tasting options which allow the consumer the ability to implement their own unique wine tasting experience. The first is in the old tasting room where individuals can taste three of the internationally distributed wines that the world has come to cherish so dearly. The second tasting choice is in the “Rhine House” where all of the higher end and library wines reside. In addition to these opportunities, Beringer has two distinctly different tour options each ranging from sixty to ninety minutes in duration. Imagine walking around the estate decorated with intricate architecture as one of the very knowledgeable tour guides allows a glimpse into the 129-year Merlot made as a 100% varietal in Napa; however due to the fact that it is derived from such a world class growing area, it is no wonder that it sets such a standard of quality. The rounded, supple mouth feel is only personified by the big fruit on the front palate imparting notes of bell pepper and dark cherry. For optimal results, enjoy this wine with lamb shanks that have been peppered and spiced to perfection. For contrast, the 2007 Marston Cabernet Sauvignon can be exceptional all by itself. Notes of rich black berry create a true harmony with notes of cedar and spice in the front palate. Finding a wine that has the fruit meet the oak in absolute unison at the beginning of tasting is a rare discovery to say the least. The creamy dark cherry in the middle palate continues flawlessly into the finish. Beringer is well known for the quality of its wines; so treat yourself to a day with one of the world’s foremost wine producers.

history of Beringer as one learns how to professionally taste and appreciate exquisite wines. Beringer takes special pride in its reserve wines which is clearly portrayed to the customer instilling them with a sense of reverence for all of the effort that has gone into its creation. To best demonstrate the quality of Beringer’s wine, visit the Rhine House and savor the majestic reserve wines. The 2005 Merlot from Howell Mountain (one of the most prestigious growing areas in Napa Valley) makes a bold statement from start to finish. It is to some degree uncommon to find

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RAS Galleries – Exclusively American Art Glass, Ceramics & Fine Arts
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, YOUNT MILL RD 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) 9449211.

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Three Generations of Reynolds Family Vision: One Special Place on the Silverado Trail
by Josh Stein
Steve and Suzie Reynolds have taken the imaginings of Steve’s father and turned them into a true, fourteen-acre legacy for their own children, Cameron, Rebecca and Sarah. The idea of a family winery started to form when Steve lived in Germany as a teenager, accompanying his parents on tasting trips through the wine regions of Europe. Years later, Steve gave up his dental practice in 1994, purchasing the hundred-year-old chicken ranch at the corner of Soda Canyon Road just north of the city of Napa and devoting himself to the year-long, by-hand transformation of the property: “I acted as general contractor and built everything from the fences to the tasting room. Apart from having to live in a friend’s garage for six months, we can now say it was a labor of love.” Indeed, the winery, vineyard and tasting room have been created to give the visitor moments of sheer joy and discovery at one family’s passion. Turning off the Silverado Trail, surprises await each twist of the head. To begin with, the estate is truly a family’s residence, with kids running around and all. The tasting room and winery are Tuscan in style, blending into the hills naturally, and are surrounded by acres of Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Sauvignon. Additionally, those with an adroit eye can spot a vintage Swiss Army Pinzgauer field truck used for vineyard tours, a reconditioned black 1952 International black pickup and a late-’40s GMC flatbed truck. These sorts of workaday elements are quite intentional – as visitors find out when they are invited to help with barrel tasting, wine blending, or any other tasks being worked on that day. The goal is to let people into the daily operations of the winery in a relaxed and enjoyable way, where visitors feel part of the winery team as it goes about its tasks. When done appreciating what goes into wine production, more than a dozen wines are available to sample, including the whimsical Naughty wines; the Estate series of wines solely from the property itself; the Persistence, a red blend; the Stag’s Leap Reserve with its unique hand-picked, hand-glued, hand-made mustard flower label; and several site-specific Pinot Noirs which showcase the variety of wine country. (The 2007 Persistence took double gold winning

Reynolds Family its first belt buckle at the Houston Rodeo event this year.) Equally, Steve works with several Napa friends in the creation of Thirteen and Naught/Naughty Bubbly; the former is a unique, neverbefore-attempted blend of one ton of grapes from each of the Valley’s thirteen appellations while the latter is a collaboration to produce fun wines with as legally allowable a label as they “could get away with.” If you have a few moments, check out the website’s quirky videos which showcase Steve’s growing collection of vintage workhorse farm vehicles and trucks; his love of Tequila, Tacos and Cabernet; and how the family went about creating and self-producing the individual mustard labels for the Persistence blend. They help to give insight into Steve’s statement that the winery has “no intention of growing.” Their goal is to get more people to remember to “Drink American” and to come visit their very special place on the Silverado Trail, to appreciate the legacy they are continuing to produce for the next generation of the Reynolds Family. Call ahead to visit Reynolds Family Winery at 3622 Silverado Trail between Napa and Yountville; (707) 258-2558. For information, visit the website at www.reynoldsfamilywinery.com.

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Calistoga’s special year, with a city-wide birthday party taking place on July 16, open to one and all. For a complete calendar of events, go to CalistogaVisitors.com.

So Calistoga Events to Celebrate 125th Anniversary
Calistoga will celebrate its 125-year history all year long with a variety of events, each one highlighting a facet of this unique Napa Valley town. From historic events of all kinds, to a rocking party hosted by 20 wineries, there’s something for everyone. Known for being a down-to-earth town, Calistoga officially kicked off this celebratory year with a lively ceremony with Mayor Jack Gingles and the ghost of town founder Sam Brannan (lookalike/history buff Dean Enderlin) at the Sharpsteen Museum on January 6, 2011, the city’s actual 125th anniversary. Patriotic parades, art workshops, music festivals, even a luxurious E-lot at Auction Napa Valley are all part of

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• April 16, – 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Pioneer Park, Calistoga Calistoga’s Earth Day Green Festival & Tree Planting www.calistogarecreation.com, (707) 942-2844 • April 29-30 – Kitchens in the Vineyards – Various calistoga locations; $65 per person www.musicinthevineyards.org/kitchens, (707) 258-5559 • May 7 – 1 p.m. – Robert Louis Stevenson Plaque 100 Year Rededication robert louis Stevenson State Park, Mt. St. helena, hwy. 29 north of calistoga information: www.silveradomuseum.org, (707) 942-4575 • Selected Sundays, May to September, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Sketching Calistoga Art Workshops $30 includes instruction, sketchbook and drawing materials, www.napavalleyartworkshops.com, (707) 942-0197 • May 29 to June 5 – Auction Napa Valley E-Lot, 125th Anniversary, Calistoga! information: www.napavintners.com • June 18, 2011, 6-10 p.m. – Celebrate! Calistoga Style Sterling Vineyards, calistoga, $150, tickets are limited, www.napagrowers.org/calistogacelebration.html, (707) 944-8311 • June 23 to August 11, 2011, Thursdays, 6-8 p.m. – Calistoga Concerts in the Park – A Summer concert Series sponsored by calistoga Beverage co. , Pioneer Park, calistogacalistogaVisitors.com, (707) 942-6333 • July 4, 11 a.m. (Parade), July 1 to 4 (Fair) – Silverado Parade & Napa County Fair information: www.napacountyfairgrounds.com, (707) 942-5111 • July 16 – 12-6 p.m. – Calistoga’s Big 125th Birthday Party Downtown calistoga (Washington & first streets) and Pioneer Park, calistogaVisitors.com , (707) 942-6333

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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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New Photography Exhibit at Turnbull Wine Cellars
‘Modernism – Photography After 1930’ Grand Opening Reception – April 16th, 4-6pm
Food (and wine, of course) $25 per person, free for wine club members. Guests can view the exhibit from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with free wine tasting.

World-Class Fine Art Photography and Wine Tasting
The Reserve Room Gallery at Turnbull Cellars, with its beautiful barrels, antique bar and cathedral ceiling with exposed wood beams, is the perfect setting to taste the exceptional wines and view the latest fine art photography exhibit. Turnbull Wine Cellars has one of the largest permanent photography exhibition spaces on the West Coast. Each show features 60 to 90 original, privately-owned works by Master Photographers, including such notables as Ansel Adams, Edward Weston, Berenice Abbott, Eugene Atget, Andre Kertesz, Edward Steichen and Yousuf Karsh. You are invited to explore these stunning photographs while enjoying the award-winning estate wines, daily from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Admission is complimentary.

Ansel Adams – Oak Tree, Snowstorm, Yosemite National Park – 1948 – gelatin silver print

Berenice Abbott – Nightview, New York at Night – 1931 – gelatin silver print

Turnbull Wine Cellars Presents: ‘Modernism – Photography After 1930’
This incredible collection features photographs by Ansel Adams, Edward Weston, Berenice Abbott, George Hurrell and works by 37 additional artists – including Ruth Bernhard, Wynn Bullock, Paul Caponigro, Imogen Cunningham, Judy Dater, Walker Evans, Yousuf Karsh, Herb Ritts, Arthur Rothstein, Paul Strand and Minor White. By the 1930s, modern photography was recognized as a legitimate and unique art form. The increased use of photography in newspapers, magazines, fine art gallery exhibitions, plus improved photographic reproduction and the public funding of Depression-era photographers, all helped to popularize modern photography and the rapidly-changing modern world to a larger, and more diverse, viewing audience. The exhibition runs from April 16th through September 30th, 2011. Admission to the Gallery is always complimentary. Turnbull Wine Cellars is located at 8210 Highway 29 in Oakville. For more information, call (707) 963-5839.

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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.

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.

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.

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: 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.

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Sausal Winery Celebrates Cellar Cat Sophie
Gypsie and Sophie are the Sausal Winery Cellar Cats. Years ago Gypsie wandered into the winery but then quickly disappeared. Not long after, she was found again with a litter of kittens in the cellar. Sophie is one of those kittens, and this April Sausal Winery is celebrating Sophie’s ninth birthday. Stop by any day of the week to meet the cats and taste the wines that honor them. When they are not posing for pictures, Gypsie and Sophie can be found lounging around the office, tasting room or porch. Occasionally you might see Sophie chasing a bunny through the vineyard or Gypsie stalking a bird on the lawn. But, if you bring a lunch to the picnic tables, Sophie will surely turn up. Sausal Winery specializes in old vine Zinfandel from their estate vineyards, but also makes two cellar cat tribute wines. Cellar Cats Red, a non-vintage Estate Zinfandel, is light and fruity; an easy sipper on a warm night. The Purrfect Petite is the newest tribute to the winery cats, and Petite Sirah was chosen as their varietal compliment because they are both inky black, big and bold. Sausal Winery is located in Alexander Valley, just a few miles east of the charming town of Healdsburg. For more information, call 1-800500-2285 or visit them online at www.sausalwinery.com.
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Winemaker Profile: Balletto Vineyards and Winery

Anthony Beckman
by Sue Sraight, The Wine Wench
“My girlfriend (now wife) and I were having dinner together one evening while we were living and working in San Francisco. She was talking about wanting to quit her job in high tech and finish her education to get her teaching credential. I was working at the same company and was ready for a change, too. We decided to take the plunge – she went back to school to pursue her teaching credential and I went to school to pursue my dream of becoming a winemaker. Times were really tough – we were used to making a lot of money and suddenly, we were starving students all over again, but we kept at it, and here we are today.” Anthony Beckman smiled as he told me about this pivotal moment in the long and winding road that led to his current position as Winemaker at Balletto Vineyards and Winery. Anthony Beckman is the kind of guy that everyone likes – he’s soft-spoken, intelligent and funny. He absolutely loves his life in Sonoma County and is totally enthralled with making wine. I asked him what he does for fun and he replied, “I work, and I spend time with my wife and family.” “Any sports? Music? Hobbies?” I asked. His answer was this, “I used to play soccer. I love music – my iPod is loaded with totally eclectic stuff that blasts through the cellar on a daily basis and I love making wine. And thinking about wine. I think about wine a lot.” This little wine writer was a bit intimidated by writing about Anthony Beckman, because, unlike me, he actually studied journalism and worked at the Philadelphia Inquirer for two years. During that time, he would regularly drive to Delaware, load up his car with wine and bring it back and sell it in the newsroom. Fast forward a decade or so and Anthony is attending UC Davis and working as a wine buyer at Taylor’s Market in Sacramento. Anthony graduated from UC Davis with degrees in Enology and Viticulture. Prior to joining Balletto Vineyards and Winery, he worked for Peay Vineyards in the Sonoma Coast, Hudson Vineyards in the NapaCarneros region, Delegats (Oyster Bay) in New Zealand and Quivira Vineyards in Dry Creek Valley. Anthony started at Balletto in 2007 as an Enologist and was promoted to his current position of Winemaker in 2009.

Let’s talk about his wines.
To put it plainly, they rock! Following are a couple of my favorites: 2008 Pinot Gris ($14): This is a wonderful white wine that is aromatic and balanced and waaaay too easy to drink! Aromas and flavors of baked apple, peach, fig and baking spices abound in the nose and in the rich, yet juicy mouth. 2009 Pinot Noir ($24): This bargain Pinot Noir is earthy, yet refined, complex and sexy. Think Scarlett Johansson poured into a red satin gown, smoking a clove cigarette and nibbling on a piece of warm cherry pie and you’re halfway there. Gorgeous! Take my advice, go visit Balletto Vineyards and Winery and taste Anthony’s wines. You’ll be glad you did! The tasting room is located at 5700 Occidental Road, Santa Rosa and is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Check the ad on page 45 for complimentary tasting. For more information, call (707) 568-2455 x101 or go to ballettovineyards.com.

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Discover Hidden Gems of Sonoma Valley
First Annual “Sonoma Valley Reserve” New Exclusive Wine Event set for May 2011
Sonoma Valley Reserve, a new wine event that offers participants the exclusive opportunity to see Sonoma Valley’s classic wineries in a completely new light, has been set for Saturday, May 14 and Sunday, May 15. This inaugural event, a series of themed daytrips around the region, will showcase rare offerings and hidden gems of Sonoma Valley wine destinations, many of which are seldom open to the public. “There are layers of amazing hidden gems to visit, as well as a wide selection of limitedproduction wines right here in our valley,” said Maureen Cottingham, Sonoma Valley Vintners & Growers Alliance Executive Director, “We are very excited to announce a new event that makes it possible to discover some of the people, places and wines that otherwise would be impossible to experience.” Produced by the Sonoma Valley Vintners & Growers Alliance the first annual Sonoma Valley Reserve will feature a schedule of themed tours that take guests on a treasure hunt throughout the appellation. Each tour includes four winery visits, comfortable transportation by California Wine Tours and a wine country picnic lunch featuring fresh local ingredients. In addition, on Saturday the tours end at the Sonoma Valley Reserve Marketplace where wines – many not available elsewhere – will be available for purchase. Rabobank, N.A. is the Presenting Sponsor of Sonoma Valley Reserve. Tickets for Sonoma Valley Reserve are extremely limited and on sale now at $85 for one day or $135 for two days. Sonoma Valley Reserve ticketholders can depart from Sonoma, Mill Valley or San Francisco. For an additional nominal fee ($30 per person), round-trip motor coach transportation from San Francisco and Mill Valley will also be available. For tickets, visit call (707) 9350803 or www.SonomaValleyWine.com. Rabobank, N.A. is a California community bank that provides personalized service and a full array of quality products to individuals, businesses and agricultural clients. With nearly 120 retail branches, including branches in Sonoma and Napa we serve the needs of communities from Redding to the Imperial Valley through a regional structure that promotes local decision making and active community involvement by our employees; www.rabobankamerica.com. The Sonoma Valley Vintners & Growers Alliance (SVVGA) is a non-profit trade organization serving over 500 members who share a mission to promote awareness of Sonoma Valley’s grapes, wine and history as the birthplace of the California wine industry. The Sonoma Valley Vintners and Growers Foundation (SVVGF) is a non-profit 501c.3 organization that has raised over $8,000,000 for local Sonoma Valley charities. For more information on the SVVGA and SVVGF visit , www.SonomaValleyWine.com.

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And they’re off…To buy Seabiscuit Ranch Wines at Sonoma Enoteca to celebrate the Kentucky Derby
The story of Seabiscuit lives on in the heart of America. And everyone who saw the incredible movie was touched by the tale of the knobby-kneed racehorse who triumphed over adversity to become one of the greatest champions of the 20th century. The legendary champion racehorse, Seabiscuit, captured the emotional spirit of America with his tenacity, endurance, winning spirit and passion. Those same qualities apply to our Seabiscuit Ranch wines. Made from the award-winning winegrapes from small premium vineyards, these wines possess full rich aromas and ripe fruit flavors. Enjoy Seabiscuit Chardonnay, Merlot and Superfecta Meritage wines anytime. Celebrate the Kentucky Derby on May 7, 2011 with very special Seabiscuit wines as you watch the Run For The Roses. Stop in to Sonoma Enoteca on the historic Sonoma Plaza and choose your favorites. The 2008 Seabiscuit Ranch Chardonnay is a beautiful balance of fruit and oak. Lovely aromas of ripe pear and apple perfectly balanced with buttery elegance is a winner, and just $22.50. The 2006 Seabiscuit Ranch Merlot is a smooth, inviting fruitforward wine with full-bodied flavors or ripe plums, cherries and blackberries. It’s aged sixteen months in small oak barrels and sells for just $22.50. The 2006 Seabiscuit Ranch Superfecta Meritage is a blend of Cabernet, Merlot, Petit Verdot and Cabernet Franc. Just as in horse racing a Superfecta is picking four winning horses in the same race….this Superfecta is a combination of four winning wines. Soft tannins, rich fruit and a hint of oak make this wine a real treat at just $28. During the 1930s, as America struggled to overcome the Great Depression, the determined spirit of this unlikely victor reflected the mood of the nation. After setting a track record at Santa Anita in 1940, the spectacular racing career of this legendary Thorough-

bred came to an end. Seabiscuit was a champion Thoroughbred born in 1933. The Kentucky Derby is limited to three-year-old race horses. Seabiscuit was not recognized as a champion until 1937, which would have made him too old to participate in the Kentucky Derby. But in his honor, you can enjoy the Kentucky Derby on May 7. Seabiscuit was retired to a ranch in Mendocino County’s Redwood Valley, where his memory inspires winemaking endeavors. Seabiscuit Ranch vineyards are located on a southern portion of the original Ridgewood Ranch. Located just 20 miles from the Mendocino coastline, these small, award-winning vineyards are perched at an altitude of 1,000 feet on steep slopes of the Pacific Coastal Mountain range. Vines are nurtured and harvested entirely by hand according to sustainable growing practices. Grapes from Mendocino County’s Redwood Valley appellation are uniquely flavorful, complex and well-balanced. Warm days contrast with cool nighttime temperatures. These dramatic daily temperature swings offer the qualitative edge to fruit harvested from one of California’s northernmost viticultural districts. So from Seabiscuit Ranch and from all of us at Sonoma Enoteca, we hope you pick a winner! Sonoma Enoteca is located at 35 East Napa Street, Sonoma. Visit Sonoma-enoteca.com or call (707) 935-1200. Sonoma Enoteca offers hand-crafted wines from ten boutique wineries, wine accessories, books, olive oils and home furnishings.

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John Fogerty, Sheryl Crow and Gipsy Kings Headline 7th Sonoma Jazz + Festival
Shows May 20, 21, and 22, 2011 – Tickets now available
2011 is going to be a very “plus” year at the 7th annual Sonoma Jazz + Festival Presented by Union Bank with John Fogerty on Friday, May 20; Sheryl Crow and her new band, featuring material from her new album, 100 Miles to Memphis, a soul-drenched tribute to Stax Records, on Saturday, May 21; and the Gipsy Kings at 4 p.m. on Sunday. Throw in the ever-popular Wine and Song around the Plaza, which will feature all varieties of jazz from cutting-edge to funk to piano to old-time from 1:30 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, and a New Orleans Jazz Brunch on Sunday (11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and Sonoma will be awash in great music on the third weekend in May. Among the most popular aspects of Sonoma Jazz +, for the past six years, has been the Wine & Song series around the Sonoma Plaza. It will of course return, and more details will come later as the event gets closer. On Sunday – given the 4 p.m. start for the Gipsy Kings on the main stage – Wine & Song will be from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and center on a New Orleans Brunch. Think of a transplant of Jackson Square to the Plaza with fabulous food and the sound of a mellow trumpet, among other things, across the room. The Sonoma Jazz + Festival is pleased to recognize its new alliance focused on programming with AEG Live (www.AEGLive.com), the world’s second largest live entertainment, concert promotion and touring company. Sonoma Jazz + has also completed a new three-year presenting rights agreement with Union Bank (www.UnionBank.com), a founding sponsor of the event, which will result in the festival now being known as Sonoma Jazz + Presented By Union Bank. Finally, Sonoma Jazz + would especially like to thank the City of Sonoma for its gracious support. Throughout the seven years of the festival, the city has unfailingly worked to make the process of presenting music in Sonoma a rewarding one for both the presenters and the audiences. Tickets are available at www.sonomajazz.org or 1-888-512-SHOW (7469) from $60 to $100 inclusive of ticketing fees.

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Hanlin, Harris, Herrera Headline April’s Songwriters in Sonoma
Singer-songwriters Chris Hanlin, Arann Harris and Carlos Herrera will overwhelm your musical senses on Thursday, April 14th at 7 p.m. as a part of the Meadowcroft Wines “Songwriters In Sonoma” music series. The show takes place in the Meadowcroft tasting room at 23574 Arnold Drive/Highway 121 in the Cornerstone Sonoma complex. Tickets are $10 per person and include a glass of wine. This is a 21 and over show. The Songwriters In Sonoma series is booked and hosted by Gerard Serafini, owner of Sonoma Valley Music store, and is sponsored by MusicNomad.com and Sonoma Valley Music. With three distinct musical styles, the show truly promises something for everyone. Carlos Herrera heads up the Carlos Herrera Band, combining World Music and Latin Music. His five piece band is a blending of local musicians from Sonoma County, Costa Rica and Havana. The music is a mix of Gypsy jazz, Latin jazz, Salsa and Cuban. As a solo performer, the emphasis will be on his songs and his spectacular guitar playing. Arann Harris also leads a band, Arann Harris and the Farm Band. According to Arann, “we make pesticide free music, no overdubs, no edits. RAW.” He goes on to say “American music, ruff edges, old time new school folk. Songs about skunks, corn, sad clowns and mean people.” And concludes with “Organic farming is not new, it has just been rediscovered…our music is the same.” The sole solo performer of the evening is Chris Hanlin. His latest CD “Hand To Mouth” was released in January. Working in Southern California in the ‘90s, Chris eventually met and befriended members of the Lakota Sioux tribe and soon was living on a reservation in South Dakota. While there, he was told by the medicine man to write and play music. He moved to Sonoma Mountain, began working on the songs, and over the course of a year, “Hand To Mouth” was completed. Meadowcroft Wines (www.meadowcroftwines.com) 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 16 wines being poured at the tasting room including the just released 2008 Meadowcroft Sangiovese, the 2008 Meadowcroft Zinfandel and the 2008 Thomas Henry Zinfandel. 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) 934-4090. Songwriters In Sonoma sponsor MusicNomad.com (www.musicnomad.com) is where musicians go to find a home. Music Nomad is a musician’s advocate organization that strives to help make sense of the vast and fragmented music industry by researching, interviewing, reviewing and ranking thousands of companies within the music industry and filtering the ones that can truly be of help to musicians. MusicNomad.com is a free service and focuses on fighting for the independent musician. Sonoma Valley Music (www.sonomavalleymusic.com) is your local retail music store providing instruments, service, rentals and repairs. They also have support equipment such as sound systems and PA gear for shows and events. The personal service is unmatched by any online or big box store and that's what sets Sonoma Valley Music apart from shopping elsewhere.

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Spring in Hopland – Passport Weekend
Take a Trip to Hopland and Experience Authenticity – April 30 & May 1
Every year, over the first weekend in spring, Hopland opens its doors and invites you into the vineyards and onto the crush pad to experience an authentic wine region. Join 17 of the world’s “greenest wineries” for this two-day event, April 30 and May 1, to visit your favorites and pick up a few bottles along the way. Wineries will be open daily from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Enjoy wine tastings, food pairings and live entertainment. Tickets are $35 online per person and $45 day of. The event is free for designated drivers. Shuttle service is available on Saturday for $15. Hopland Passport is a biannual event that showcases small production, boutique wineries in Mendocino County, “Americas Greenest Wine Growing Region.” Hopland Passport invites participants to explore exceptional wines, speak to and connect with the winemakers and vineyard owners in an intimate setting, and learn more about the history and culture of Hopland and its sustainable, organic and estate-produced wines. The Hopland Valley has a long history of wine growing dating back to the early 1900s and consists of a third of the vineyards in Mendocino County characterized by a series of small interconnected valleys each possessing a unique personality. Explore undiscovered wines from vineyards grown by second- and thirdgeneration farmers who embrace the tradition and heritage of farming in our unique region. Wineries include: Brutocao Cellars, Campovida, Cesar Toxqui Cellars, Graziano Family of Wines, Jaxon Keys Winery, Jeriko Estate, McDowell Valley Vineyards, McFadden Vineyards, McNab Ridge Winery, Milano Winery, Nelson Family Vineyards, Parducci Wine Cellars, Patianna Organic Vineyards, Rack & Riddle Winery, Saracina Vineyards, Terra Savia and Weibel Family Vineyards.

New to this year’s winery line up at Hopland Passport:
Campovida, is a family owned and operated certified organic farm and working vineyard, offering deep connections with nature, wine tasting and relaxation under the wide sky. “We love that we have such abundance – and guarantee you will find something to please your senses at Campovida. Beyond our wine tasting, we also have a professional culinary kitchen, 10 sleeping rooms, historic barns and a retreat center where you can dream and create your custom events.” Cesar Toxqui Cellars – In the coastal foothills of Northern California resides winemaker Cesar Toxqui and family. His cellars are limited to small case production of Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, Zinfandel and Heirloom grapes. The Toxqui family truly enjoy the art of artisan winemaking. They take great pride in creating exciting wines that will surely entice your palate and rekindle your love for traditional hand madewine. Parducci Wine Cellars, the nation’s first carbon-neutral winery labeled by Forbes Magazine as “America’s Greenest Winery,” is partnering with Real Goods Store, the greenest environmental store in the US, to pour America’s Greenest wines at the Solar Living Center, a unique 12-acre solar and sustainable living demonstration site. Parducci is powered 100% by solar and wind power and is the leader in the nation in the conversation around vineyard sustainability and Biodynamic farming practices. The oldest family-owned winery in California north of Sonoma County, Parducci Wine Cellars is committed to responsible land stewardship, sustainable viticulture and green business practices that yield superior wines while protecting the environment. Parducci’s respect for the land yields quality wines as evident by regular award-winning 90+ point scores in numerous national wine publications. To purchase passports or for more information, visit the website at www.hoplandpassport.com or call 1-800-433-3689.

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LIVERMORE | WINE COUNTRY THIS WEEK

Spring Events Coming Up at Wente Vineyards
This lineup of enticing upcoming events from Wente Vineyards offers many ways to celebrate the blossoming spring season. Art showings, special tastings and family fun create opportunities to delight the tastes of every wine enthusiast. • Artist Reception: Textiles by Denise Miller & Nancy Ryan April 10 – 1-3 p.m. – Estate Winery Tasting Room Local artists Denise Miller & Nancy Ryan will be displaying their fabulous textile creations. Come meet the artists and sip on some lovely Wente Vineyards Wines. Exhibit will be on display through April 29. • Winemaker’s Dinner – May 12 – 6:30-9:30 p.m. Vineyard Tasting Room – Enjoy fine food and wine with Karl Wente, fifth generation winegrower. Karl, in the small lot winery, creates handcrafted special releases and takes this opportunity to pull out some special wines from the library for the evening. The gourmet four-course dinner and accompanying wine pairings present a unique and delicious chance to experience the best of Wente Vineyards. $89 Wine Club Members, $109 Public – reservations required • Artist Reception: Photography by Karl Nielson May 15 – 1-3p.m. – Estate Winery Tasting Room Local artist Karl Nielson will be displaying his photography at the Estate Winery Tasting Room – Come meet the artist and enjoy Wente Vineyards Wines. Exhibit will be on display through May 31. • 39th Annual Art in the Vineyard – May 29 – 11-5 p.m. Estate Winery Tasting Room – Soak up the beautiful setting of the Estate Winery while enjoying inspired art demonstrations and the works of the Livermore Valley's most talented artists. Wine tasting and food booths make the day complete. Wine tasting is $10 for Wente Vineyards & Tamás Estates club members and $15 for public, includes a commemorative glass. • Wente Wednesday – Every Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. Estate Winery Tasting Room – Satisfy your cravings at Wente Vineyards as dusk descends each Wednesday evening throughout the summer. • Artist Reception: Watercolors by Judy Rice – June 5 – 1-3 p.m. Estate Winery Tasting Room – Local artist Judy Rice will be displaying her watercolor masterpieces at the Estate Winery Tasting Room. Guests will meet the artist and taste some fabulous Wente Vineyards Wines. Exhibit will be on display through June 30. • Father’s Day Washer Tournament – June 19 – 12-4 p.m. Estate Winery Tasting Room – Join other wine lovers thirsting for a fun day of friendly competition as teams of two play the original Washer game. Wente Vineyards Visitors Center is located at 5050 Arroyo Road in Livermore. For more information, visit www.wentevineyards.com.

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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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WINE COUNTRY THIS WEEK | MONTEREY/CENTRAL COAST

Organic Wine Trail Formed for Earth Day 2011
Tour the CCOF-Certified Organic Vineyards of Alfaro Family Vineyards, Cooper-Garrod Estate Vineyards, Silver Mountain, Vine Hill Winery
In recognition of Earth Day, 2011 the Organic Wine Trail will host special Earth Day tours on Saturday, April 23 so visitors can learn more about growing organic winegrapes, as well as taste their wines. Four Santa Cruz Mountains wineries have united to showcase their certified organic vineyards and practices by forming a wine trail that extends from Cooper-Garrod Estate Vineyards in Saratoga; to Silver Mountain Vineyards along Summit Road between Los Gatos and Soquel; to Vine Hill Winery in Santa Cruz; to Alfaro Family Vineyards in Corralitos. The route makes a nice day’s excursion, with excellent restaurants, picnicking and fabulous views along the way. It is a wonderful opportunity to explore the wineries of the Santa Cruz Mountains, from Saratoga to Corralitos, while learning about the extra steps vineyards and wineries take to adhere to organic standards. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The cost for the self-guided tour is only the tasting fee/policy set by each winery. Total tasting fees for all four wineries are $35. Guided tours with local transportation providers are also available, as are special package tours. Check the website at www.organicwinetrail.org for more information, including maps and directions. Each of the four wineries on the Organic Wine Trail of the Santa Cruz Mountains has achieved organic certification for its vineyard by the CCOF (California Certified Organic Farmers). In addition to these four, the vineyard at Kathryn Kennedy is also certified organic by the CCOF The CCOF based in Santa Cruz, promotes and supports . , organic food and agriculture through a rigorous organic certification program, and has over 2000 certified members. CCOF Certification Services is accredited by the USDA National Organic Program. For more information, check the group website at www.organicwinetrail.org; email info@organicwinetrail.org. For more information on each winery, visit the individual websites: • Alfaro Family Vineyards, 420 Hames Road, Corralitos (831) 728-5172, mail@alfarowine.com, www.alfarowine.com • Vine Hill Winery, 2300 Jarvis Road, Santa Cruz (831) 427-0436, wine@vinehillwinery.com, www.vinehillwinery.com • Silver Mountain, Silver Mountain Drive, off of Miller Cut-Off, near Summit Road and the Old San Jose-Soquel Rd., between Los Gatos and Soquel, (408) 353-2278, info@silvermtn.com, www.silvermtn.com • Cooper-Garrod Estate Vineyards, 22645 Garrod Road, Saratoga, (408) 867-7116, www.cgv.com
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WINE COUNTRY THIS WEEK | WINERY LISTINGS
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.

Bighorn Cellars – 3105 Silverado trail, napa; 707 226-8569 Black Cat Vineyard – 1075 Shadybrook ln, napa; 707 321-0866 Black Cordon Vnyds – 4155 Dry creek rd, napa; 707 226-6860

fri-Sat 11-4, tue-thu by appt open by appointment only open by appointment only open daily 10-5

BLACK STALLION – 4089 Silverado trail, napa; 707 253-1400 Gifts, Children & Pets OK, Cheese Pairings; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Educational Programs, Food Pairings Boeschen – 3242 Silverado trail, St. helena; 707 963-3674 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

open by appointment only 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 by appointment only open by appointment only open by appointment only open by appointment only open by appointment only tours/tasting by appointment open by appointment only Daily 10-6 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 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 Adastra – 2545 las Amigas rd, napa; 707 255-4818 Aetna Springs Cellars – 7227 Pope Valley road, St. helena; 707 965-2675 Ahnfeldt Wines – Uncorked at oxbow tasting room, 605 first St. napa; 707 927-5864 Allora Vineyards – 3244 ehlers lane, St. helena; 707 963-6071 Alpha Omega – 1155 Mee lane @ highway 29, rutherford; 707 963-9999 Altamura Vineyards & Winery – 1700 Wooden Valley rd, napa; 707 253-2000 Amizetta – 1099 greenfield road, St. helena; 707 963-1460 Ancien – napa; 707 255-3908 Anderson’s Conn Valley Vnyds – 680 rossi road, St. helena; 707 963-8600 ANDRETTI WINERY – 4162 Big ranch road, napa; 1-877-386-5070 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 Ardente Winery –2929 Atlas Peak rd, napa; 707 226-7669 ARGER-MARTUCCI – 1455 inglewood Ave, St. helena; 707 963-4334 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 Arkenstone Vineyards –335 West lane, Angwin; 707 965-1020 Arns – 601 Muno road, St. helena; 707 963-3429 ARTESA – 1345 henry road, napa; 707 224-1668 Gift Items, Children OK; Call for Winery Tours at 11 & 2, Vineyard Tours, Food Pairings AUGUST BRIGGS – 333 Silverado trail, calistoga; 707 942-4912 B CELLARS – 400 Silverado trail, calistoga; 707 709-8787 Back Room Wines – 1000 Main Street, napa; 707-226-1378 BALDACCI FAMILY – 6236 Silverado trail, napa; 707 944-9261 Ballentine Vnyds – 2820 St. helena hwy n, St. helena; 707 963-7919 Barlow Vnyds – 4411Silverado trail, calistoga; 707 942-8742 Barnett Vnyds – 4070 Spring Mountain rd, St. helena; 707 963-7075 Beaulieu Vnyds (BV) – 1960 St. helena hwy, St. helena; 707 967-5233 Beau Vigne – 6795 Washington St, Yountville; 707 947-7058 Behrens & Hitchcock – 4078 Spring Mountain road, St. helena; 707 963-1774 Bell Wine Cellars – 6200 Washington St, Yountville; 707 944-1673 Benessere Winery – 1010 Big tree rd, St. helena; 707 963-5853 Gift Items, Picnic Area, Art Exhibits, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Food Pairings Daily 9:30-5 open by appointment only open by appointment only Wed-Mon 12-6,tue 12-8 open by appointment only Daily 10-6 open by appointment only open by appointment only open by appointment only open by appointment only open daily 10-5 open by appointment only open by appointment only open daily 10-5 Mon-Sat 9-5, Sun 10-3 open by appointment only open by appointment only open daily 10-4:30 fri-Sun 10-5, Mon-thu 10-4 open daily 10-5 Mon-Wed, Sat 10-7, thu-fri 10-8, Sun 12-7 open daily 10-4 open daily 10-5 by appt open by appointment only open by appointment only open daily 10-5 Mon-fri 11-8, Sat-Sun 10-8 open by appointment only open daily 10-4 open daily 10-5

Budge Brown’s Cleavage Creek Winery –6307 Pope Valley rd, Pope Valley; 888-295-1280 By appointment daily

BENNETT LANE – 3340 hwy 128, calistoga; 877 MAX-nAPA open daily 10-5:30 Gift Items, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Vineyard Tours, Educational Programs, Food Pairings BERINGER VINEYARDS
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2000 Main Street, St. helena | www.Beringer.com Bialla Vineyards – 4088 Atlas Peak rd, napa; 415 606-6629 open by appointment only

Corison Winery – 987 St. helena hwy, St. helena; 707 963-0826

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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; 707 945-0388 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 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 open daily 10-4:30 Daily 10-7 open by appointment only open by appointment only Mon-thu 11-4, fri-Sun 10-5 Mon-thu 11-4, fri-Sun 10-5 by appt open daily 10:30-5 open by appointment only 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 Flora Springs Winery – 1978 Zinfandel ln, St. helena; 707 967-6723 FOLIE A DEUX – 7481 St. helena hwy, oakville; 800 535-6400 Gift Items, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK 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 open by appointment only open daily 10-6

DAVID FULTON WINERY & VINEYARD
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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 – 620 trancas St, napa ; 707 226-1600 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.

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 Forman Vineyards – 1501 Big rock road, St. helena; 707 963-3900 Franciscan Vineyards – 1178 galleron rd, rutherford; 707 963-7111 FRANK FAMILY VINEYARDS – 1091 larkmead lane, calistoga; 707 942-0859 Gift Items, Picnic Area Frazier Winery – 70 rapp lane, napa; 707 255-3444 x107 FREEMARK ABBEY – 3022 St. helena hwy 29 n., St. helena; 707 963-9694 Gift Items, Children Welcomed; Call ahead for: Winery Tours Frog’s Leap – 8815 conn creek road, rutherford; 707 963-4704 G Cook – 264 n. fork crystal Springs rd, St. helena; 707 963-7760 Gargiulo – 575 oakville crossroad, napa; 707 944-2770 Gemella Wines – napa; 707 261-9855 Girard Winery – 6795 Washington, Yountville; 707 968-9297 Godspeed Vineyards – 3655 Mount Veeder rd; 707 254-7766 Goosecross Cellars – 1119 State lane, Yountville; 707 944-1986 GRGICH HILLS – 1829 St. helena hwy, rutherford; 707 963-2784 Gift Items, Children OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours By Appt. at 11 & 2, Food Pairings open daily by appointment 10-4 open by appointment only open daily 10-5 open daily 10-5 open by appointment open Daily 10-5 open by appointment only open by appointment only open by appointment only open by appointment only open daily 11-7 open by appointment only open daily 10-4:30 open daily 9:30-4:30 open by appointment only open by appointment only open by appointment only open daily 11-7 open by appointment only open daily 10-5 open by appointment only open daily 10-5:30 open by appointment open by appointment only open by appointment only open by appointment only open daily 11-4:30 open by appointment only open by appointment only open daily 10-5:30 open daily 10-6

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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

open by appointment, 10-4 open daily 10-4:30 open appointment by only open by appointment only open by appointment only

Groth – 750 oakville crossroad, oakville; 707 944-0290 Guffy – 1390 thompson Ave, napa; 707 258-2532 Guilliams – 3851 Spring Mountain road, St. helena; 707 963-9059 Gustavo Thrace – 1021 McKinstry St, napa; 707 257-6796 Haber Family Vineyards – 345 Pine Breeze Dr, Angwin;914 804-9660 HAGAFEN CELLARS – 4160 Silverado trail, napa; 707 252-0781 Gift Items, Picnic Area, Art Exhibits, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Wine Tours Hall Rutherford – 56 Auberge road, rutherford; 707 967-0700 Hall St. Helena – 401 St. helena hwy So, St. helena; 707 967-2620 Hans Fahden Vineyards – 4855 Petrified forest rd, St. helena; 707 942-6760 Hartwell Vineyards – 5795 Silverado trail, napa; 707 255-4269 HdV Wines – 588 trancas St, napa; 707 251-9121 Heibel Ranch Vineyards – Pope Valley; 707 968-9289 Heitz Cellars Tasting Room – 436 St. helena hwy 29, St. helena; 707 963-3542 Helena View Johnston – 3500 highway 128, calistoga; 707 942-4956 Hendry – 3104 redwood Dr, napa; 707 226-8320 HESS COLLECTION – 4411 redwood rd, napa; 707 255-1144 Hill Family Estate – 6512 Washington, Yountville; 707 944-9580

3222 ehlers lane, St. helena for reservations, call 707.963.5972
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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

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Honig Vineyards – 850 rutherford rd, rutherford; 707 963-5618 Hope & Grace – 6540 Washington St, Yountville; 707 944-2500 Hopper Creek – 6204 Washington St, Yountville; 707 944-0675 Hunnicutt Wines –3524 Silverado trail north, St. helena; 707 963-2911 J. Kirkwood Winery – 1020 Borrette lane, napa James Cole – 5014 Silverado trail, napa; 707 251-9905 James Creek – 2249 James creek rd, Pope Valley; 707 965-2646 Jarvis Winery – 2970 Monticello rd, napa; 1-800-255-5280 Jax –3468 hwy 128, calistoga; 415 446-9505 x102 Jericho Canyon Vnyd – 3322 old lawley toll rd, calistoga; 707 942-9665 JESSUP CELLARS – 6740 Washington St, Yountville; 707 944-8523 Art Exhibits; Call ahead for Food Pairings, last tasting at 5:30pm Jocelyn Lonen Winery – napa; 1-800-255-5280 John Anthony Vineyards – 1440 first Street, napa; 707 265-7711 open daily by appointment Mon-Sat 10:30-5:30, Sun 11:30-4:30 open by appointment only open by appointment only open by appointment only open by appointment only open by appointment only open by appointment only open by appointment open by appointment only open daily 10-6 open by appointment only open daily 10-2am Mason Cellars Oxbow Tasting Room – 7l4 first St, napa 707 255-0658 Mayacamas Vineyards – 1155 lokoya rd, napa; 707 224-4030 McKenzie-Mueller – 2530 las Amigas rd, napa; 707 252-0186 MERRYVALE VINEYARDS – 1000 Main St, St. helena; 707 963-7777 Gift Items, Art Exhibits, Children & Pets OK Call ahead for: Wine Tours Sat & Sun at 10:30, Educational Programs, Food Pairings Midsummer Cellars– 771 Sage canyon rd, rutherford; 707 225-4367 Milat Vineyards – 1091 St. helena hwy S, St. helena; 707 963-0758 Miner Family – 7850 Silverado trail, oakville; 707 944-9500 MJA – 647 greenfield rd, St. helena; 707 963-3394 Modus Operandi Cellars – 45 enterprise ct, napa; 530 219-6199 MONTICELLO VINEYARDS – 4242 Big ranch rd, napa; 707 253-2802 Gift Items, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for: Wine Tours, Food Pairings Moss Creek Winery – 6015 Steele rd, napa; 707 252-1295 Mount Veeder Winery – Mt. Veeder; 707-967-3993 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 open thu-Mon 11-5:30 open by appointment only open by appointment only open daily 10-6:30

Ilona Howell Mountain –tasted at Burgess, 1108 Deer Park road, St. helena; 800 752-9463 open by appointment only

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

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 Gift Items, Picnic Area, Children Welcomed Juicebox – 45 enterprise ct, napa; 707 254-1212 Juslyn – 2900 Spring Mountain rd, St. helena; 707 265-1804 (Poured at Silenus Vintners) Kapcsandy Family Winery – 1001 State lane, Yountville; 707 265-1804 Keenan – 3660 Spring Mountain rd, St. helena; 707 963-9177 Keever – 26 Vineyard View Dr, Yountville; 707 944-0910 Kelham – 360 Zinfandel ln; St. helena; 707 963-2000 Kelly Fleming Wines – 2339 Pickett rd, calistoga; 707 942-6849 Kenefick Ranch – 1371 lincoln Ave, calistoga; 707 942-1004 Kent Rasmussen – 1001 Silverado trail So, St. helena; 7070 963-5667 Kenzo Estate – 3200 Monticello road, napa; 707 259-5408 Krupp Brothers – 3267 Soda canyon rd., napa; 707 259-1198 Kuleto Estate – 2470 Sage canyon rd, St. helena; 707 302-2209 Ladera – 150 White cottage rd So, Angwin; 707 965-2445 Laird Family Winery – 5055 Solano Ave., napa; 707 257-0360 Larkmead Vineyards – 1100 larkmead ln, calistoga; 707 942-0167 Lava Vine – 965 Silverado trail, calistoga; 707 942-9500 Lindstrom – 5994 Silverado trail, napa; 707 226-6289 Lokoya – 7600 St. helena hwy, oakville; 707 948-1968 Long Meadow Ranch & Farmstead – 738 Main St, St. helena; 707 963-4555 LOUIS M. MARTINI – 254 St. helena hwy So. (hwy 29 ), St. helena; 707 968-3361 Gift Items; Call ahead for: Wine Tours at 11 & 2, Cellar Tours, Food Pairings Luis Ochoa Family – 1307 lincoln Ave, calistoga; 707 341-6780 Luna Vineyards – 2921 Silverado trail, napa; 707 255-2474 Madonna Estate Winery – 5400 old Sonoma rd, napa; 707 255-8864 Madrigal Vineyards – 3718 n. St. helena hwy, calistoga; 707 942-6577 MAHONEY VINEYARDS – taste at oxbow, 708 first St, napa; 707 265-9600 Gift Items, Art Exhibits, Children & Pets OK Mario Perelli-Minetti – 1443 Silverado trail, St. helena; 707 963-8310 Marita’s Vineyard – napa; 707 259-5313 Markham Vnyds – 2812 St. helena hwy 29, St. helena; 707 963-5292 Maroon Wines – napa; 707 257-3040 Marston Family Vineyard – 3600 White Sulphur Springs rd, St. helena; 707 963-8490 open daily by appointment only 10-4 open daily by appointment only 9-5 Winery open by appointment only open by appointment only open by appointment only open by appointment only open by appointment only open by appointment only thu-Mon 11- 5 & by appt open by appointment only open by appointment only0 open by appointment open by appointment only open daily 10 -4 open daily 10-5 open daily by appointment only 10-4 open daily 10-5 exclusive tastings by appoinment only open by appointment only open daily 11-6 open daily 10-6 open daily 11-6:30; winery by appt open daily 10-5 open daily 10-5 open daily by appointment 10-4 Sun-thu 112-7 fri-Sat 12-9 open thu-Sun 11-5 open by appointment only open daily 11-5 open by appointment only open by appointment

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PlumpJack Winery – 620 oakville crossroad, oakville; 707 945-1220 open daily 10-4 Pope Valley Winery – 6613 Pope Valley rd, napa; 707 965-1246 open thu-Sun 11-5 or by appt Porter Family Vineyards – napa; 707 265-7980 open by appointment only PRAGER WINERY & PORT WORKS – 1281 lewelling, St. helena; 707 963-Port (7678) open daily 10:30-4:30 Children & Pets OK Pride Mountain Wines – 4026 Spring Mountain rd, St. helena; 707 963-4949 open by appointment Provenance – 1695 St. helena hwy, St. helena; 707 968-3633 open daily 10:30-5:30 Quintessa – 1601 Silverdo trail, St. helena; 707 967-1601 open by appointment Quixote – 6126 Silverado trail, napa; 707 944-2659 open by appointment RAYMOND VINEYARD – 849 Zinfandel ln, St. helena; 707 963-3141 open daily 10-4 Gift Items, Children OK; Call ahead for Wine Tours RAZI WINERY
New tasting room in Napa Valley ‘…taste our passion for wine in each style that we make.’ Wine & food pairings with an education based on appellations and terroirs

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 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

Shafer Vineyards – 6154 Silverado trail, napa; 707 944-2877 open by appointment Sherwin Family – 4060 Spring Mountain rd, St. helena; 707 963-1154 open by appointment Signorello Vineyards – 4500 Silverado trail, napa; 707 255-5990 fri-Sun 10-5, Mon-thu by appointment Silenus Vintners – 5225 Solano Ave, napa; 707 299-3930 open by appointment only Silver Oak Cellars – 915 oakville crossroad, oakville; 1-800-273-8809 open Mon-Sat 9-5, Sun 11-5 Silverado Trail Wine Studio – 3105 Silverado trail, napa; 707 226-8569 fri & Sat 11-4, thu-tue by appt Silverado Vineyards – 6121 Silverado trail, napa; 707 257-1770 open daily 10-5 Sky Vineyards – 1500 lokoya rd, napa; 707 935-1391 open by appointment Smith Madrone – 4022 Spring Mountain rd, St. helena; 707 963-2283 open by appointment Sodaro Estate – 24 Blue oak lane, napa; 707 812-4848 open by appointment Somerston Ranch Tasting Room – 6490 Washington, Yountville; 707 944-8200 Daily 10am-10pm Somerston Vineyards – 3450 Sage canyon rd, St. helena; 707 944-8200 open by appointment Spelletich Cellars – 425 gateway rd W, napa; 707 363-5757 open by appointment Spottswoode – 1902 Madrona Ave, St. helena; 707 963-0134 open by appointment Spring Mountain – 2805 Spring Mtn. rd, St. helena; 707 967-4188 open by appointment 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

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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; 707 287-7557 open by appointment only Trahan Winery – 974 franklin St, napa; 707 257-7477 open daily 11-6 Trefethen Vineyards – 1160 oak Knoll Ave, napa; 707 255-7700 open daily 10-4:30 Tres Sabores – 1620 S. Whitehall lane, St. helena; 707 967-8027 open by appointment Trespass Vineyard – 1859 hillview Place, St. helena; 707 963-0804 open by appointment Trinchero Family Estates – 3070 n. St. helena hwy, St. helena; 1-800-473-4454 open daily 10-5 Trinitas Cellars – 875 Bordeaux Way, napa; 707 251-1956 open daily 11-7 Tristant – 1012 Bale ln, calistoga; 707 942-0600 open by appointment Truchard – 3234 old Sonoma rd, napa; 707 253-7153 open by appointment Tudal Winery – 1015 Big tree rd, St. helena; 707 963-3947 open by appointment Tulocay – 1426 coombsville rd, napa; 707 255-4064 open by appointment TURNBULL WINE CELLARS – 8210 highway 29, oakville; 707 963-5839 open daily 10-4:30 Twomey Cellars – 1183 Dunaweal lane, calistoga; (707) 942-7122 open Mon-Sat 9-5, Sun 11-5 Ubuntu Annex – tasting room, 1130 Main St, napa; 707 251-5656 Mon-Wed 12-6, thu-fri 12-8, Sat-Sun 11-8 by appt Uncorked at Oxbow – 605 first St, napa; 707 927-5864 Mon-Wed 2-7, thu-Sun 12-7 V Madrone – 3199 St. helena hwy n, St. helena; 707 963-3573 open by appointment V Wine Cellars – 6525 Washington St, Yountville; 707 531-7053 open daily 10-7 V. SATTUI WINERY – corner hwy 29 & White ln, St. helena; 707 963-7774 open daily 9-6 (Winter hours till 5) Picnic Area, Deli, Art Exhibits, Children & Pets OK, Cave Tours VALLEY GATE VINEYARDS– 1 Kirkland ranch road, napa; 707 254-8673 ext. 127 open daily 10-5 Van Der Heyden – 4057 Silverado trail, napa; 707 257-0130 open daily 10-6 by appointment Varozza Vineyards – 514 Pratt Ave, St. helena; 707 963-0331 open by appointment only Velo Vino – pour clif Wines, 709 Main St, St. helena; 707 968-0625 open daily 10-6 Venge – 4708 Silverado trail, napa; 707 942-9100 Wed-Sun by appointment only Verismo Wines – 100 rapp ln, napa; 707 944 Wine (9463) open by appointment only Vermeil – 1255 lincoln Ave, calistoga; 877-668-4334 Sun-thu 10-5:30, fri-Sat 10-8 Viader Winery – 1120 Deer Park rd, Deer Park; 707 963-3816 ext. 110 open by advance appointment Vinoce & Twenty Rows – 880 Vallejo Street, napa; 707 265-7750 tue-Sat 11-5, Sun & Mon by appt Vincent Arroyo Winery – 2361 greenwood Ave, calistoga; 707 942-6995 open daily 10-4:30 by appointment Vine Cliff Winery – 7400 Silverado trail, Yountville; 707 944-1364 open daily 10-5 by appointment Vineyard 29 – 2929 St helena hwy, St. helena; 707 963-9292 open by appointment Vineyard 7 & 8 – 4028 Spring Mountain road, St. helena; 707 963.9425 Mon-fri 10-2 by appointment VinRoc – napa; 707 265-0943 open by appointment Vintner’s Collective – 1245 Main St, napa; 707 255-7150 open daily 11-6 Volker Eisele Family – 3080 lower chiles Valley rd, St. helena; 707 965-9485 open by appointment only Volta Wine– 3108 Silverado trail, Yountville; 707 501-4060 open by appointment only Von Strasser – 1510 Diamond Mtn. rd, calistoga; 707 942-0930 open by appointment 10:30-4:30 W. H. Smith– 1307 lincoln Avenue, Suite B, calistoga; 707 942-1194 Sun, Mon, tue, thu 10-5, fri-Sat 10-6:30 WATERSTONE – taste at oxbow, 708 first St, napa; 707 265-9600 Sun-thu 12-7, fri-Sat 12-9 Gift Items, Art Exhibits, Children OK Waugh Cellars – napa; 888-883-Wine (9463) open by appointment only Wermuth Winery – 3942 Silverado trail, calistoga; 707 942-5924 open ralph is there Whetstone Wine Cellars – tasted at Ubuntu Annex 1130 Main Street, napa; 707 254-0600 open by appointment White Cottage Ranch – 555 college Ave, Angwin; 707 965-0516 open by appointment 10-5 WHITEHALL LANE – 1563 St. helena hwy S. (hwy 29), St. helena; 800-963-9454 x 19 open daily 10-5:45 Gift Items, Art Exhibits, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Barrel Tasting Tours White Rock Vineyard – napa open by appointment only William Cole Vnyds – 2849 Saint helena hwy north, St. helena; 707 963-6100 open by appointment only William Harrison Vnyrds – 1443 Silverado trail, St. helena; 707 963-8310 open daily 11-5 WILLIAM HILL ESTATE WINERY – 1761 Atlas Peak road, napa; 707 265-3024 open daily 10-5 by appt Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Vineyard Tours, Educational Programs WINE GARAGE – 1020 foothill Blvd (hwy 29), calistoga; 707 942-5332 open Mon-Sat 11-6:30, Sun 11-4:30 Wineries of Napa Valley – 1285 napa town center, napa; 707 253-9450 Mon-tue 11-7, Wed-thu 11-6, fri-Sat 10-9, Sun 11-7 Wing Canyon Vineyard – 3100 Mt. Veeder rd, napa; 707 265-8798 open by appointment only Witt Estate – 1500 Whitehall ln, St. helena; 707 967-8046 open by appointment X Winery – 1405 2nd Street, napa; 707 204-9522 open by appointment only Yates Family Vineyard – 3104 redwood rd, napa; 707-226-1800 open daily by appointment only Young Ridge Estate – 1200 thompson Ave, napa; 707 265-8400 open by appointment only Z-52 – Poured at taste at oxbow, 708 first St, napa; 707 265-9600 Sun-thu 11-6, fri-Sat 11-9 Zahtila Vineyards – 2250 lake county hwy; calistoga; 707 942-9251 Daily 10-4:30 ZD WINES – 8383 Silverado trail, rutherford; 707 963-5188 open daily 10-4:30 Gift items, Children OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Wine Pairings

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
Taste award-winning Rhône and Burgundian style wines inside the wind powered tasting room, a 100-year-old farmhouse. Or picnic on the patio overlooking the beautiful estate vineyards! PreSent thiS AD AnD receiVe A 2-for-1 tASting!

open by appointment only open by appointment only open by appointment only open daily 11-7 open by appointment only open by appointment only open by appointment only open daily 10-5 open daily 10-5 open daily 11-4:30 open daily 11-4:30 Daily 11-5 by appointment

open Daily 10:30am -5:30pm / 60 Bonneau road, Sonoma (707) 996-4188 / www.anabawines.com Arbios/Praxis – Poured at locals: geyserville Ave & hwy 128, geyserville; 707 857-4900 Archipel – 4611 thomas rd, healdsburg; 800-273-0177 Arista Winery – 7015 Westside rd, healdsburg; 707 473-0606 ARMIDA WINERY – 2201 Westside road, healdsburg; 707 433-2222 Gift items, Children OK; Call ahead for Food Pairings Arnot-Roberts – healdsburg; 707 820-1383 Arrowood Vineyards & Winery – 14347 Sonoma hwy 12, glen ellen; 707 935-2600 Asti Winery – 26150 Asti rd, cloverdale; 707-433-2822 Atascadero Creek – 4114 ross road, Sebastopol; 707 823-3040 Audelssa Estate Winery– 13750 Arnold Dr, glen ellen; 707 933-8514 Balletto – 5700 occidental rd, Santa rosa; 707 568-2455 B. R. COHN WINERY – 15000 Sonoma hwy 12, glen ellen; 800-330-4064 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 Bartholomew Park – 1000 Vineyard ln., Sonoma; 707 935-9511 Battaglini Wines – 2948 Piner rd, Santa rosa; 707 578-4091 Bella Vnyds & Wine Caves – 9711 West Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 473-9171 Benovia Winery – 339 hartman rd, Santa rosa; 707 526-4441 Benziger Family Winery – 1883 london ranch rd, glen ellen; 707 935-4046 open daily 11am-6pm open daily 11-5 open daily 11-5 open by appointment only open daily 10-4:30 Daily 10-5 By appointment only open daily 11-5 open daily 10-5 open daily 10-5 Wed-Mon 11-5:30, tue seasonal open daily 11-4:30 open by appointment only open daily 11-4:30 By appointment 9am - 5pm daily open daily 10-5

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Bevin Cellars – 3900 Matanzas creek ln, Santa rosa; 707 332-2918 Blackstone Winery – 8450 Sonoma hwy, Kenwood; 707 833-1999 Bluenose Wines – Poured at hudson Street Wineries, 428 hudson Street, healdsburg; 707 433-2364 Boisset Taste of Terroir – 320 center St, healdsburg; 707 473-9707 Bonneau Family – 23001 Arnold Dr, Sonoma; 800-996-0420 Bradford Mountain – Poured at cellars of Sonoma, 133 4th St, Santa rosa; 707 578-1826 Branham Estate – Poured at Downtown Wine: 132 Plaza St, healdsburg; 707 473-0337 Bucklin Old Hill Ranch – 8 old hill ranch rd; glen ellen 707 933-1726 Buena Vista Winery – 18000 old Winery rd, Sonoma; 707 265-1472 C. Donatiello – 4035 Westside rd, healdsburg; 800-433-8296 Camellia Cellars – 57 front St., healdsburg; 707 433-1290 Captûre – healdsburg; 707 395-0457 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; 707 657-4837 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
VOTED ‘BEST TASTING ROOM’

open by appointment only open daily 10-4:30 open daily 11-5 Sun-Wed 10:30-5, thu-Sat 10:30-9 open Daily 11-6:30 (close at 5 in winter) Sun-Wed 10-8:30, thu-Sat 10-10 thu-Mon 11-6, fri-Sat 11-7 By appointment open daily 10-5 open daily 11-5 open daily 11-6 open by appointment only open by appt, 11-4 open daily 10:30-5 thur-Mon 11-6,tue-Wed 4-6 Daily 10-5 Sun-Wed 10-8:30, thu-Sat 10-10 open daily 10-4 open daily 11-6 By appointment only fri 10 & 2 Sat-Sun 11-4, weekdays by appt

De La Montanya – 999 foreman ln., healdsburg; 707 433-3711 De Loach Vineyards – 1791 olivet road, Santa rosa; 707 526-9111

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 open daily 11-5 Daily 10-5 open daily 10-4:30 open daily 10:30-5:30 Winery tour only by appointment open by appointment Daily 12-6 open daily 11am-6pm friday-Sunday 12-5:30 or by appointment open by appointment open daily 11-5 open daily 11-6 open daily 10-5 open daily 12-5 open daily 10:30-4:30 Mar-Dec 10:30-5, Jan-feb closed tu-We open by appointment only Wed-Mon 11-5:30, tue seasonal open daily 10-5

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 DUTCHER CROSSING – 8533 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 431-2700 Gift items, Picnic Area, Children OK; Call ahead for Winery Tours Dutton Estate – 8757 green Valley rd; Sebastopol; 707 829-9463 Dutton-Goldfield– 3100 grevenstein highway north, Sebastopol; 707-827-3600 Edmeades Tasting Room– 20 Matheson St, healdsburg; 707 857-1529 Emeritus Vineyards – 2500 gravenstein hwy n, Sebastopol; 707 823-4464 Emtu Estate Wines – 6111 Van Keppel rd, forestville; 707887-1239 Enkidu Wine – 8910 Sonoma hwy. 12, Kenwood; 707 833-6100 Ensuenos – Poured at locals: geyserville Ave & hwy 128, geyserville; 707 857-4900 Eric K. James – 452 first Street e, Sonoma Plaza; 707 732-7560 Eric Kent Wine Cellars – 1014 hopper Ave, #612, Santa rosa ; 707 527-9700 ERIC ROSS – 14300 Arnold Dr, glen ellen; 707 939-8525 Poured at locals: geyserville Ave & hwy 128, geyserville; 707 857-4900 Everett Ridge – 435 W. Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-1637 F. Teldeschi – 3555 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-6626 Family Wineries of Dry Creek Valley – 4791 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-0100

Brutocao Cellars – Poured at Sonoma enoteca, 35 e napa St, Suite B ; 707 935-1791 Wed-Mon 11-5:30, tue seasonal

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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

Family Wineries – Kenwood – 9380 Sonoma hwy. 12; 707 833-4444

FAVERO VNYDS – 3939 lovall Valley rd, Sonoma; 707 935-3939 – Poured at Sonoma enoteca, 35 e napa St, Suite B ; 707 935-1791 FERRARI-CARANO – 8761 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-6700 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 Field Stone Winery – 10075 hwy 128, healdsburg; 707 433-7266 Flowers Vineyard & Winery – 28500 Seaview rd, cazadero; 707 847-3661 Folk Machine – Poured at Downtown Wine: 132 Plaza St, healdsburg; 707 473-0337 Foppiano Vineyards – 12707 old redwood hwy, healdsburg; 707 433-7272 Forchini Vineyards – 5141 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 431-8886 Forth Vnyds – 2335 West Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 473-0553 Francis Ford Coppola – 300 Via Archimedes, geyserville; 707 857-1462 Freeman Winery – 1300 Montgomery rd, Sebastopol; 415 831-4756 Freestone Vineyards – 12747 el camino Bodega, freestone; 707 874-1010 Friendly Dog Winery – 14301 Arnold Dr, Jack london Village, glen ellen; 707-938-7550 Frick – 23072 Walling road, geyserville; 707 857-1980 FRITZ WINERY – 24691 Dutcher creek rd, cloverdale; 707 894-3389 Gift items, Picnic Area, Children OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Wine Pairings Garden Creek Ranch– 2335 geysers rd, geyserville; 707 433-8345

tue-Sun 11-6 open daily 10-5 open by appointment thu-Mon 11-6, fri-Sat 11-7 open daily 10-4:30 fri-Sun 11-4, Mon-thu by appointment 10:30-4:30 open by appointment open daily 11-5 open by appointment only thur-Mon 11-5 thu-Mon 11-5 Sat-Sun 12-4:30 (Summers fri) open daily 10:30-4:30 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 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 Daily 11-5 Summer, 11-4 winter; tours available

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

FOYT FAMILY WINES – poured at Meadowcroft Wines, 23574 Arnold Dr/hwy 121, Sonoma; 707 934-4090 open daily 11-6

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

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Gary Farrell Wines – 10701 Westside rd, healdsburg;707 473-2909 Geyser Peak Winery – At canyon rd, 22281 chianti rd, geyserville; 707 857-2500 GLORIA FERRER CAVES & VNYDS – 23555 hwy 121, Sonoma; 707 996-7256 Gift items, Picnic Area, Art Exhibit; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Educational Programs, Food Pairings Gofessel Vineyards – 20838 Burndale road, Sonoma; 415 225-6801 Göpfrich – 7564 W. Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-1645 Gourmet Au Bay – 913 hwy 1, Bodega Bay; 707 875-9875 Graton Ridge – 3541 gravenstein hwy 116 n, Sebastopol; 707 823-3040 GRIEVE FAMILY – Poured at Sonoma enoteca, 35 e napa St, Suite B ; 707 935-1791 Gustafson Family – 9100 Stewarts Point Skaggs Springs road, geyserville; 707 433-2371 Gundlach Bundschu – 2000 Denmark St, 707 938-5277; Sonoma Hanna Winery – 9280 hwy 128, healdsburg; 707 431-4310 5353 occidental rd, Santa rosa; 707 575-3371 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; 707 526-2255 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 Grove Street – Poured at hudson Street Wineries, 428 hudson Street, healdsburg; 707 433-2364 open daily 10:30-4:30 open daily 10-5 open daily 10-5 open by appointment only open by appointment fri-Sat 11-8, Sun-thu 11-7 fri-Mon 10-4:30 Wed-Mon 11-5:30, tue seasonal open daily 11-5 Sat 10-4 or by appt open daily 11-4:30 open daily 10-4 open daily 10-4 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 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 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 Lago di Merlo – at family Wineries – Dry creek Valley: 4791 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-0100 open daily 10-5 thu-Sun 11- 4:30 open daily 10-5 open daily 10-5 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 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

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MEADOWCROFT WINES
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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 Medlock Ames – 3487 Alexander Valley rd, healdsburg; 707 431-8845 Meeker Vineyards – 21035 geyserville Ave, geyserville; 707 431-2148 Mercury Winery – 21015 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 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 daily 10-5 open daily 10:30-6 thu-Mon 11-6 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 open by appointment only open by appointment only

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

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 Mountain Terraces – 707 481-7377 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 open daily 11-4:30 open by appointment only 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

Pendleton Estate – 35100 hwy 128, cloverdale; 707 894-3732 open by appointment only Peters Family – 2064 hwy. 116 no, Suite 102, Sebastopol; 707 829-3111 open by appointment only Peterson – 4791 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707-431-7568 fri-Mon 11-4:30 Poured at locals: geyserville Ave & hwy 128, geyserville; 707 857-4900 open daily 11-6 Petroni Vineyards – 990 cavedale road, Sonoma; 707 935-8311 open by appointment Pezzi King Vnyds – old roma Station, 412 hudson St , healdsburg; 707 431-9388 open by appointment only Portalupi – 107 north Street, healdsburg; 707 395-0960 open daily 10:30-7 Porter Creek – 8735 Westside rd, healdsburg; 707 433-6321 open daily 10:30-4:30 Preston of Dry Creek – 9282 W. Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-3372 open daily 11-4:30 Quivira Vineyards – 4900 W. Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 431-8333 open daily 11-5 RH – Poured at locals: geyserville Ave & hwy 128, geyserville; 707 857-4900 open daily 11-6 Ramazzotti Wines – Poured at locals: geyserville Ave & hwy 128, geyserville; 707 857-4900 open daily 11-6 Ravenswood – 18701 gehricke rd, Sonoma; 707 938-1960 open daily 10-4:30 Raymond Burr – 8339 W. Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-4365 open daily 11-5 Red Car Wine Co – 8400 graton rd, Sebastopol; 707 829-8500x107 fri-Sun 10-4:30 or by appointment Richardson Winery – at the cellar Door in Sonoma, 1395 Broadway; 707 938-4466 open daily 11-6 Ridge Vnyds/Lytton Springs – 650 lytton Springs rd, healdsburg; 707 433-7721 open daily 11-4 Sum; fri-Sun till 5 River Road Vnyds – 5220 ross rd, Sebastopol; 707 887-8130 open by appointment only Roadhouse Winery – 107B W. north Street, healdsburg; 707 922-6362 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

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Simi Winery – 16275 healsburg Ave, healdsburg; 707 473-3232 SL Cellars – Poured at family Wineries – Kenwood: 9380 Sonoma hwy 12; 888-433-6555 Soda Rock – 8015 highway 128, healdsburg; 707 433-3303 Sojourn Cellars –141 e. napa Street, Sonoma; 707 933-9753 Sonoma-Cutrer – 4401 Slusser rd, Windsor, 707 237-3489 SONOMA-ENOTECA – 35 e napa St, Sonoma; 707 935-1200 Sonoma Valley Portworks – 613 2nd St, Petaluma; 707 769-5203 Souverain – At historic Asti, 26150 Asti Post office rd, cloverdale; 707-433-2822 ST. FRANCIS VINEYARDS – 100 Pythian rd, Santa rosa; 888-675-Wine 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 Starlite Vineyards – 5511 highway 128, geyserville; 707 431-1102 Stephen & Walker – 243 healdsburg Ave, healdsburg; 707 431-8749 Stonestreet Alexander Mountain – 7111 highway 128; 707 473-3333; healdsburg Stryker Sonoma – 5110 highway 128; geyserville; 707 433-1944 Stuhlmuller – 4951 West Soda rock ln, healdsburg; 707 431-7745 SUNCÉ WINERY – 1839 olivet rd, Santa rosa; 707 526-9463 Taft Street Winery – 2030 Barlow lane, Sebastopol; 707 823-2049 Talty – 7127 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-8438 Tara Bella – 3701 Viking rd, Santa rosa; 707 544-9049 Teira Wines – Poured at hudson Street Wineries, 428 hudson Street, healdsburg; 707 433-2364 Teldeschi Winery – 3555 Dry creek road, healdsburg; 707 433-6626 Terroirs Artisan Wines – 21001 geyserville Ave, Ste 101, geyserville; 707 857-4101 Thomas George Estates – 8075 Westside road, healdsburg; 707 431-8031 Three Alarm – Poured at Vine tastings: 9058 Windsor rd, Windsor; 707 620-0833 Thumbprint Cellars –102 Matheson, healdsburg; 707 433-2393 Tin Barn – 21692 eighth St e. #340, Sonoma; 707 938-5430 Toad Hollow – 409A healdsburg Ave, healdsburg; 707 431-8667 TOPEL
Exquisite wines handcrafted from grapes grown to exacting organic and biodynamic standards
MARK AND DONNIS TOPEL, WINEMAKERS/PROPRIETORS

open daily 10-5 open daily 10:30-5 open daily 11-5 Daily 10-5 by appointment Appointments recommended, thu-Mon 10-4 Wed-Mon 11-6, tue hours seasonal Mon-Sat 12-5 Daily 10-5 open daily 10-5 open daily 9-5 by appointment 10:30-4:30 open daily 11-5 open daily 11-7 open daily 10-5 open daily 10:30-5 open by appointment only open daily 10:30-5 Sat-Sun 11-4:30, Mon-fri 11-4 open by appointment only open by appointment only open daily 11-5 open daily 12-5 thu-Mon 11:30-6:30 open daily 11-5 Mon-fri 12-8, later on weekends open daily 11-6. fri & Sat 11-7 fri-Sun 11-4, Mon-thu by appt open daily 10:30-5:30

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

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

NORTH CENTRAL COAST
Ahlgren Vineyard – 20320 hwy 9, Boulder creek; 800 338-6071 Sat 12-4 or by appointment Alfaro Family Vnyd & Winery – 420 hames road, corralitos; 831 728-5172 Sat 12-5 or by appointment Aptos Creek – 520 nisene Meadws ct, Aptos; 831 684-1680 open by appointment only Armida Winery – 103 Stockton Avenue, capitola; 831 462-1065 Sat-Sun 11-6, M-f 12-6 Bargetto Winery – 3535 n. Main St, Soquel; 831 475-2258 ext 14 open daily 12-5 Beauregard – 10 Pine flat road, Bonny Doon; 831 458-Wine open daily 11-5 Big Basin– 830 Memory lane, Boulder creek; 831 621-8028 open by appointment only Big Basin Tasting Room – 14598 Big Basin Way, Suite B, Saratoga; 408 564-7346 Mon-thu 11-5, fri-Sat 11-7 Black Ridge – 18550 Black rd, los gatos; 408 399-6396 open 3rd weekend 11-5 & by appointment Bonny Doon Vineyard – 328 ingalls Street, Santa cruz; 888 819-6789 open daily 12-5, summer till 6 Bruzzone – 433 Sunridge Drive, Scotts Valley; 831 438-3120 open by appointment only BURRELL SCHOOL – 24060 Summit rd, los gatos; 408 353-6290 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

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

open Daily 11-7 125 Matheson Street, healdsburg • (707) 433-4116 TRENTADUE – 19170 geyserville Ave, geyserville; 707 433-3104 Tres Hermanas – Poured at family Wineries – Kenwood: 9380 Sonoma hwy 12; 888-433-6555 Trione Winery – 19550 geyserville Ave, geyserville; 707 814-8100 Truett Hurst – 5610 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-9545 Twomey Cellars – 3000 Westside rd, healdsburg; 800-505-4850 Ty Caton Vineyards – 8910 Sonoma hwy, Kenwood; 707 833-0526 Unti Vineyards – 4202 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-5590 UPTick Vineyards – 9050 Windsor rd, Windsor; 707 837-5830 Valley of the Moon – 777 Madrone rd, glen ellen; 707 996-6941 Vérité – 4611 thomas rd, healdsburg; 800 273-0177 VIANSA WINERY – 25200 Arnold Dr, Sonoma; 707 935-4700 Vintners Signatures –4001 highway 128, geyserville; 707 857-3300 open daily 10-5 open daily 10:30-5 thur-Sun 10-5 open daily 10-5 Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 11-5 open daily 11-6 open by appointment only tue-Sun 11-6, Mon by appt open daily 10-4:30 open by appointment only open daily 10-5 open daily 10:30-5

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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 Guerra Cellars – 500 John Smith rd, hollister; 831 902-5354 Weekends July thru Sept 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 Muccigrosso – 21450 Bear creek rd, los gatos; 408 354-0821 open by appointment only Muns Vineyard – los gatos; 408 515-2663 open by appointment only Naumann Vnyds – 16505 Montebello rd, cupertino; 408 867-7871 Special events & by appointment Nicholson Vnyds – 2800 Pleasant Valley rd, Aptos; 831 724-7071 Sat 12-4 Odonata – 334A ingalls Street, Santa cruz; 831 566-5147 1st Sat of the month 12-5 Organic Wine Works – 379 felton empire rd, felton; 800-oWW-Wine open daily 12-5 Osocalis – 5579 old San Jose rd, Soquel; 831 477-1718 open by appointment only P&M Staiger Vineyard –1300 hopkins gulch rd, Boulder creek; 831 338-0172 open by appointment only Pietra Santa – 10034 cienega road, hollister; 831 636-1991 Wed-Sun 11-5 or by appointment only Pelican Ranch – 100 Kennedy Drive, #102, capitola; 831 426-6911 fri-Sun 12-5 Picchetti Winery – 13100 Montebello rd, cupertino; 408 741-1310 open daily 11-5 Pinder – 165 cristich lane, campbell; 877-684-2601 Sat 11-4 or by appointment Pleasant Valley – 600 Pleasant Valley rd, Aptos; 831 728-2826 Summer Apr-oct, Sat 12-4 or by appointment POETIC CELLARS – 5000 rodeo gulch road, Soquel; 831 462-3478 Sat-Sun 12-5 or by appt Rapazzini Winery – 4350 S. Monterey hwy, gilroy; 408 842-5649 open daily 10-5 Regale Winery – 24040 Summit road, los gatos; 408 353-2500 Sat-Sun 12-5 Ridge Vineyards – 17100 Montebello road, cupertino; 408 867-3233 Sat-Sun 11-4 River Run – 65 rogge lane, Watsonville; 831 726-3112 open by appointment only Roudon -Smith – 2364 Bean creek rd, Scotts Valley; 831 438-1244 Sat 11-4:30 or by appointment Santa Cruz Mtn Vnyd – 334A ingalls Street, Santa cruz; 831 335-4242 Wed-Sun 12-5 SARAH’S VINEYARD – 4005 hecker Pass hwy, gilroy; 408 847-1947 open daily 11-5 Gift Items, Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Winery Tours Satori Cellars – 2100 Buena Vista Avenue, gilroy; 408 848-5823 Sat-Sun 12-5 Savannah-Chanelle Vnyds – 23600 congress Springs rd, Saratoga; 408 741-2934 open daily 11-5 Silver Mountain – off old San Jose-Soquel rd Miller cutoff; 408 353-2278 Sat 12-5 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 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 Villa del Monte – Summit rd, los gatos; 888 788-4583 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 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 open daily 11-5 open daily 11-5 open daily 12-5 thur-tue 12-6 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 thu-Sun 12-5 open daily 12-5 fri-Sun 12-5 Sat-Sun 11-4 open daily 12-5 open by appointment only 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 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

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 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 Tudor Wines - in Andre Bouchee, Between ocean & 7th, carmel by the Sea; 831-224-2116 MONTEREY WINERIES A Taste of Monterey – 700 cannery row, Suite Kk, Monterey; 831 646-5446 Bargetto Winery – 700 cannery row Suite g, Monterey; 831 373-4053 Baywood Cellars – 381 cannery row Suite c, Monterey; 831 645-9035 Chateau Sinnet – 1184 Broadway, Seaside; 831 394-6090 Figge Cellars – 3348 Paul Davis Drive Suite 101, Marina; 831 384-4149 Pierce Ranch – 499 Wave Street, Monterey; 831 372-8900 open daily 10-6 Mon-fri 11-6, Sat & Sun 11-6:30 Mon-Sat 1-6, Sun 1-5 open by appointment only Mon-fri by appointment only thu-Mon 11-6:30 Mon-Sat 12-8, Sun 12-6 open daily 11-5 open daily 11-5 fri-Sun 12-5

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Scheid Vineyards Wine Lounge - 751 cannery row, Monterey; 831-656-9463 open daily 11-8 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-Wed 11-5, thur-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 Hammond Vnyds– 655 river road, Salinas; 831 455-8173 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 Sycamore Cellars – 45185 Arroyo Seco road, greenfield; 831 674-5768 Sat- Sun 11-5 Ventana Vineyards – 38740 los coches road, Soledad; 831 678-2900 Weekends & Most holidays 11-5 Wrath Wines – 35801 foothill road, Soledad; 831 678-2212 thu-Mon 11-4:30 Harmonique Wines – 1810 hwy 128, near mile marker 16, Philo; 707 895-3993 fri-Mon 11-5 Hawk and Horse – 13048 highway 29, lower lake; 707 994-0910 open by appointment only High Valley Estate Vnyds – 13151 e. State highway 20, clearlake oaks; 707 998-9400 tue-Sat 11-5 Husch Vineyards – 4400 hwy 128, Philo; 1-800-544-8724 open daily 10-5 JAXON KEYS – 10400 S. hwy 101, hopland; 877-462-0666 open daily 10-5 Jeriko Estate – 12141 hewlitt & Sturtevant rd, hopland; 707 744-1140 Sum 10-5, Win 11-4 Jim Ball Vineyards – 4741 hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-3623 open daily 11-5 Kelseyville Wine Co. –5627 gaddy lane, Kelseyville; 707 279-2995 By appointment Lake Country Wine Studio – 9505 Main St, #1, Upper lake; 707 275-8030 thu-Sun, Sum 1-7, Win 12-6 Langtry Estate – 21000 Butts canyon rd, Middletown; 707 987-2385 open daily 11-5 Lazy Creek Vineyards – 4741 hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-3623 fri-Mon 10:30-4:30 Le Vin Winery – 33151 hwy. 128, Yorkville; 707 894-2304 open by appointment only Londer Vineyards – 14051 highway 128, Boonville; 707 895-9001 thu-Mon 11-5 Manoir Girard Cellars – 12601 ell river rd; Potter Valley; 707 391 Wine (9463) open by appointment only Maple Creek Winery – 20799 hwy 128; Yorkville; 707 895-3001 open daily 10:30-5 Mariah Vineyards – 33525 Mountain View rd, Point Arena; 707 882-2243 open by appointment Masút Vnyd & Winery – 1301 reeves canyon rd, redwood Valley; 707 485-5466 open by appointment McDowell Valley – 13380 S. hwy 101, hopland 707 744-8911 Mon-fri 11-5, Sat-Sun 10-5 McFadden Vineyard – 13275 S. hwy 101 Suite #5, hopland; 707 744-8463 open daily 10-5 McNab Ridge Winery – 13441 S. hwy 101; hopland; 707 744-1986 open daily 10-5 Meyer Family Cellars – 19750 hwy 128, Yorkville; 707 895-2341 open daily 10-5 Milano Family Winery – 14594 S. hwy 101, hopland; 707 744-1396 open daily10-5 Moore Family Winery – 11990 Bottle rock road, Kelseyville; 707 279-9279 fri - Sun 11-5 Mt. Konocti Growers Winery – 2550 Big Valley road, Kelseyville; 707 279-4213 open by appointment Navarro Vineyards – 5601 hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-3686 open daily 10-5 Nelson Family – 550 nelson ranch road; Ukiah open daily 10-5 Noggle Vnyds & Winery – 700 old long Valley road, clearlake oaks; 707 998-0319 Sat-Sun 11-5 or by appt Oster – 13501 tomki road, redwood Valley; 707 485-5257 open by appointment Pacific Star – 33000 north highway 1, fort Bragg; 707 964-1155 open daily 11-5 Parducci Wine Cellars – 501 Parducci rd, Ukiah; 1-888-362-9463 open daily 10-5 Paul Dolan Vnyds – 501 Parducci rd, Ukiah; 1-888-362-9463 open daily 10-5 Phillips Hill Estates – 8627 hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-2209 open daily 11-5 Philo Ridge – 14125 hwy 128, Philo; 707 489-2303 Sat-Sun by appointment Ployez Winery – 11171 highway 29, lower lake; 707 994-2106 open daily 11-5 Rivino – 4101 cox Schrader rd, Ukiah; 707 293-4262 tue-Sun 1-5 Robledo – 2040 Soda Bay rd, lakeport; 707 263-0100 fri-Sun 10-5 Roederer Estate – 4501 hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-2288 open daily 11-5 Rosa D’Oro – 3915 Main Street, Kelseyville; 707 279-0483 Wed-Sun 11-5 Rosati Family Wines – 21500 South highway 101, hopland; 707 894-3683 open daily 10-5 Saracina Vineyards – 11684 South hwy 101, hopland; 707 744-1671 open daily 11-5 Scharffenberger Cellars – 8501 hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-2957 open daily 11-5 Shannon Ridge – 12599 e. hwy 20, clearlake oaks; 707 998-9656 Daily 10:30-5 Shed Horn Cellars – Socrate Mine road, Middletown; 707 987-4716 open by appointment Silversmith Vnyds – 3700 A rd J, redwood Valley; 707 485-1196 Sum: fri-Sun, Win: Sat-Sun, 11-5 or by appointment SIP! Mendocino Wine Bar – 13420 South hwy 101, hopland; 707 744-8375 open daily 11-5 Six Sigma Ranch and Winery – 13372 Spruce grove road, lower lake; 707 994-4068 Daily 11-4:30 Sketchbook Wines – 501 Parducci rd, Ukiah; 1-888-362-9463 open daily 10-5 Sol Rouge – P.o. Box 859, Kelseyville; 707 279-9000 open by appointment Standish Wine Co. – 5101 hwy 128, Philo707 895-9213 Daily 10-5 Steele Wines – 4350 thomas Drive, at hwy 29, Kelseyille; 707 279-9475 Mon-Sat 11-5 Terra Sávia – 14160 Mountain house rd, hopland; 707 744-1114 tue-Sun 10-5 Terrill Cellars – 16175 Main Street, lower lake; 707 252-8444 Wed, fri-Sun 11-5

LAKE/MENDOCINO COUNTIES
Albertina Wine Cellars – 4601 road 110, hopland; 707 744-1475 open by appointment Barra of Mendocino – 7051 n. State Street, redwood Valley; 707 485-0322 open daily 10-5 Beaver Creek Vnyds – 22000 hwy 29, Middletown; 707 987-1069 open daily11-8 Bell Hill Vineyards– 6725 Jacobsen, Kelseyville; 707 490-4400 thurs-Sun, Winter 12-6, Summer 1-7 Brassfield Estate– 10915 high Valley rd, clearlake oaks; 707 998-1895 Daily 10-5, Weekends by appt. in Winter Breggo Cellars – 11001 highway 128, Boonville; 707 895-9589 open daily 11-5 Brutocao Cellars – 7000 hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-2152 open daily 10-5 Brutocao Cellars – 13500 hwy 101, hopland; 707 744-1664 open daily Summer 10-6, Winter 10-5 campovida – 13801 old river rd, hopland; 707 744-8797 open daily 10-5, Ceago Vinegarden – 5115 e. hwy 20, nice; 707 274-1462 open daily 10-5 Cesar Toxqui Cellars – 821 n. Bush St, Ukiah; 707 462-1054 Wed-Sun 11-5:30 Chiarito Vineyards – 2651 Mill creek rd, Ukiah; 707 462-7146 open by appointment only Claudia Springs – 1810 hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-3993 fri-Mon 11-5 Cougar’s Leap – 9300 Seigler Springs rd. n., Kelseyville; 707 279-0651 May-oct, fri-Sun 11-5pm or by appt Demuth Winery – 16125 Deer Meadows rd, Booneville; 707 895-3729 open by appointment Dogwood Cellars – 13500 hwy 101, Ste h, hopland; 707 743-0301 Sat-Sun 11-5, Mon-fri by appt Drew Family – 9000 hwy 128, Philo; 707 877-1771 thu-Mon 11-5 Duncan Peak Vineyards – 14500 Mtn. house road, hopland; 707 744-1493 open by appointment Dunwood Vineyards – 2399 n. State St, Ukiah; 707 462-2985 open by appointment Eden Crest Vineyards & Winery – 2550 Big Valley road, Kelseyville; 707 279-2987 open by appointment Elke Vineyards – 12351 hwy 128, Booneville; 707 246-7045 fri-Mon 11-5 Esterlina – 1200 holmes ranch road, Philo; 707 895-2920 open by appointment only Foursight Wines – 14475 highway 128, Boonville; 707 898-2889 fri-Mon 10-4:30 Frey – 14000 tomki rd, redwood Valley; 707 485-5177 Mon-fri 10-5, by appointment Germain-Robin – P. o. Box 1059, Ukiah; 707 462-0314 open by appointment only Mon-frid Giuseppe Wines, Neese Vnyds – 401 School Way, redwood Valley; 707 485-8458 open by appointment only Goldeneye Winery – 9200 hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-3202 open daily 11-4 Graziano Family of Wines – 13251 S.hwy 101; Suite 3, hopland; 707 744-8466 open daily 10-5 Greenwood Ridge Vineyards – 5501 hwy 128; Philo, 707 895-2002 open daily 10-5 Gregory Graham Wines– 13633 Point lakeview road, lower lake; 707 995-3500 Sat & Sun 11-5 Handley Cellars – 3151 hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-3876 Summer 10-6, Winter 10-5

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Testa Vineyards – 6400 north State Street, calpella; 707 485-7051 open by appointment Toulouse Vineyards – 8001 hwy 128, 707 895-2828; Philo open daily 11-5 Tulip Hill Winery – 4900 Bartlett Springs rd, nice; 707 274-9373 open daily 10-5 Villa La Brenta – 1780 highway 53, clearlake; 707 994-4000 tue-Sun 10-5 Vin de Tevis – 51161 covelo rd, Dos rios; 707 983-8433 open by appointment only Weibel Winery – 13275 So hwy 101, Ste 1, hopland; 707 744-2200 open Daily 10-5 Whaler Vineyards – 6200 e Side capella rd, Ukiah; 707 462-6355 open by appointment only Wildhurst Vineyards – 3855 Main St, Kelseyville; 800 279-4302 open daily 10-5 Yorkville Cellars – 25701 hwy 128, Yorkville; 707 894-9177 open daily, Winter 11-5, Summmer 11-6 ZINA HYDE CUNNINGHAM – 14077 hwy 128, Boonville; 707 895-9462 open Daily 10-5 Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK Concannon – 4590 tesla rd, livermore; 925 456-2505 open daily 11-4:30 Crooked Vine – 4948 tesla rd, livermore; 925 371-8156 Mon-Sat 11:30-4:30, Sun 12-4:30 Cuda Ridge Wines – 5385 east Ave, livermore; 510 304-0914 fri-Sun 12-4:30 & by appointment Dashe Cellars – 55 4th St, oakland; 510 452-1800 thu-Sun 12-6, Mon by appt Deer Ridge Vineyards – 1828 Wetmore rd, livermore; 866 561-0838 fri-Sun 11-5 Eagle Ridge Vineyard – 10017 tesla rd, livermore; 925 443-3375 Sat-Sun 12-4:30 Eckert Estate – 2400 Arroyo road, livermore; 925 584-6494 Sat-Sun 12 -5 & by appointment el Sol – 8626 lupine Way, livermore; 925 606-1827 fri-Sun 12-5 Elliston Vineyards – 463 Kilkare, Sunol; 925 862-2377 Sat-Sun 11-5 or by appt Fenestra Winery – 83 Vallecitos rd (hwy 84), livermore; 925 447-5246 fri-Sun 12-5 Garré Vineyard & Winery – 7986 tesla rd, livermore; 925 371-8200 fri 12-4:30, Sat-Sun 11:30-5 Hidden Creek – 5937 graham ct, Suite B, livermore; 925 371-2424 Sat-Sun 12-4:30 John Christopher – 25 So. livermore Ave, Ste 103, livermore; 925-456-Wine thu-Sun 12-6 La Rochelle – 5443 tesla rd, livermore; 925 243-6442 open daily 12-4 Las Positas Vineyards – 682 Pinnacle Pl, livermore; 925 989-0857 Sat-Sun 12-5 Lavish Laines Winery – tasted at good Brewer, 2960 Pacific Avenue, livermore; 925 321-0373 Wed-Sat 10-6, Sun 11-5 Les Chenes – 5562 Victoria lane, livermore; 925 373-1662 Weekends 12-4:30 Little Valley Winery – 739 Main St, Pleasanton thu-Sat 12-6, Sun 12-5 Livermore Valley Cellars– 2838 cellars Dr, livermore; 925 454-9463 Sat-Sun 12-5 Longevity Wines – 35 rickenbacker circle South, livermore; 888 325-Wine Sat-Sun 12-5 Marr Cellars – poured at tesla Vintners, 5143 tesla rd, livermore; 925 606-Wine fri-Sun 12-5 McGrail Vineyards – 5600 greenville rd, livermore; 925 373-6214 fri-Mon 12-4:30 & by appointment Miramont Estate – poured at tesla Vintners, 5143 tesla rd, livermore; 925 606-Wine fri-Sun 12-5 24837 e. Milton rd, linden; 209 887-3178 By appointment only Mitchell Katz Winery – 1188 Vineyard Ave; Pleasanton; 925 931-0744 thu-Sun 12-5 Murietta’s Well – 3005 Mines rd; livermore; 925 456-2390 May-oct open daily 11-4:30, nov-Apr Wed-Sun 11-4:30 Nottingham Cellars – 2245 South Vasco rd, livermore; 925 294-8647 fri 2-6, Sat-Sun 12-4:30 Occasio – 2245B South Vasco road, livermore; 925 371-1987 fri-Sun 12 to 5 Page Mill– 1960 S. livermore Ave, livermore; 925 456-7676 12-4:30 fri-Sunday & by appointment Red Feather – 5700 greenville rd, livermore; 925 449-1871 Sat-Sun 11-5, Mon-fri 12-4 Retzlaff Vineyards – 1356 S. livermore Ave, livermore; 925 447-8941 tue-fri 12-2, Sat-Sun 12-4:30 Rios Lovell Estate Winery – 6500 tesla rd, livermore; 925 443-0434 Wed-fri 11-3, Sat-Sun 11-5 Rodrigue Molyneaux – 3053 Marina Ave, livermore; 925 447-4280 Sat-Sun 12:30-5 Ruby Hill Winery – 400 Vineyard Ave, Pleasanton; 925 931-Wine 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

SUISUN VALLEY
Blacksmith Cellars – poured at Suisun Valley Wine coop thu-Sun 12-5 Blue Victorian Vineyards– 5071 Suisun Valley Blvd., fairfield; 707 422-8025 Mon-fri 10-5, Sat & Sun 10-6 King Andrews Vnyd – poured at Suisun Valley Wine coop thu-Sun 12-5 Ledgewood Creek Winery – 4589 Abernathy road, Suisun city; 707 426-4424 Daily 10-5 Mangels Vineyards – poured at Suisun Valley Wine coop thu-Sun 12-5 Tenbrink Vineyards – 4185 chadbourne road, Suisun Valley; 707 480-7334 open by appointment only Rock Creek Vineyard – 4610 green Valley rd, green Valley; 707 864-2471 open by appointment only Suisun Valley Wine Coop – 4495 Suisun Valley road, Suisun Valley; 707 864-3135 thu-Sun 12-5 Sunset Cellars – poured at Suisun Valley Wine coop thu-Sun 12-5 Vezer Family Tasting Rm– 2522 Suite V Mankas corner road, fairfield; 707 429-3958 Mon-fri 10-5, Sat-Sun 10-6 Vezer Family Private Ranch– 707 422-8025 tours & tasting by appointment only Winterhawk Winery – poured at Suisun Valley Wine coop thu-Sun 12-5 Wooden Valley Winery – 4756 Suisun Valley road, Suisun Valley; 707 864-0730 Daily 11-5

YOLO COUNTY
Berryessa Gap – 27260 hwy 128, Winters; 530 795-3201 tue-fri 12-4 or by appointment Berryessa Gap – 15 Main Street, Winters; 530 795-3201 thurs 4:30-8:30, fri 12-8:30, Sat 11-8:30, Sun 11-4 Bogle Vineyards – 37783 county rd, clarksburg; 916 744-1139 Sat-Sun 11-5, Mon-fri 10California Cellars – 15511 isleton road, isleton; 916 777-5747 open by appointment only Capay Valley Vineyards – 13757 hwy 16, Brooks; 530 796-4110 open Sat-Sun 12-5, Weekdays by appointment Carvalho Family – poured at the old Sugar Mill, 35265 Willow Ave, clarksburg; 916 744-1625 Wed-Sun 11-5 Heringer Estates – poured at the old Sugar Mill, 35265 Willow Ave, clarksburg; 916 744-1227 thu-Sun 11-5 Purple Pearl Vineyards – 9177 currey rd, Dixon; 707 693-1607 thu-Sun 12-5 River Grove Winery – 52183 clarksburg rd, clarksburg; 916 744-9000 open by appointment only Rominger West – 4602 Second Street, Davis; 530 747-2044 Mon-Sat 10-6 Scribner Bend Vnyds – 9051 river rd, Sacramento; 916 744–1803 fri-Sun 11-4:30 Six Hands Winery – 13783 isleton rd, Walnut grove; 916 776-2053 open by appointment only Solomon Wine Co. – poured at the old Sugar Mill, 35265 Willow Ave, clarksburg; 916 744 1131 fri 1-5, Sat-Sun 11-5 Three Wine Company– poured at the old Sugar Mill, 35265 Willow Ave, clarksburg; 707 933-9752 fri-Sun 11-5 Todd Taylor Wines – poured at the old Sugar Mill, 35265 Willow Ave, clarksburg; 916 744-1120 Sat & Sun 11-5 Turkovich Family Wines– 304 railroad Ave, Winters; 530 795-3842 thu 12-6, fri & Sat 12-9,Sun 12-5 Wilson Vineyards – clarksburg; 916 744-1456 open by appointment only

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 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)

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

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Happy Valley Cellars – 1223 Upper happy Valley road, lafayette; 925 283-1245 Lolonis Vnyds Tasting Room – 1930 tice Valley Blvd, Walnut creek; 925-456-Wine New Departures Wine Co. – 6140 Alhambra Valley road, Martinez; 925 366-8463 Odisea Wine Co. – 963 redwood Drive, Danville; 925 915-1662 Olin Wines – 975 Detroit Ave., Unit B, concord; 925 771-7107 Palomares Vineyards – 34329 Palomares road, castro Valley Parkmon Vineyards – 55 laird Drive, Moraga; 925 631-7980 Shadowbrook Winery – 3739 Shadowbrook court, Walnut creek; 925-988-9463 Sterling Albert Winery– 150 Mason circle, Suite J, concord; 925 219-2279 Tamayo Family Vnyds – 2155 elkins Way, Brentwood; 925 513-8463 Viano Vineyards – 150 Morello Avenue, Martinez; 925 228-6465 open by appointment Mon-fri 1-4 open by appointment open by appointment Sat 12-4 or by appt. Sat-Sun 12-5 open by appointment open by appointment Sat 12-5pm, Sun by appt. open by appointment Wed-Mon 9-5pm Omega Cellars– 13731 n. highway 88, lodi; 209 367-1910 Wed-Sun 10-5 Pasos Vineyards – 12470 locke rd, lockeford; 209 727-3153 fri 11:30-5:30, Sat-Sun 12-6 Peirano Estate – 21831 n. highway 99, Acampo; 209 369-9463 Sat-Sun 11-5 Ripken Vineyards – 2472 West Sargent road, lodi; 209 367-Wine Sat-Sun 12-4 Spenker Winery – 17303 n. De Vries rd, lodi; 209 367-0467 Sat & Sun 12-4, Jan-Apr by appt only St. Amant Winery – 1 Winemaster Way, lodi; 209 367-0646 1-4 by appointment Sat & Sun St. Jorge Winery – 22769 n. Bender road, Acampo; 209 365-0202 fri-Sun 11-5 Stama – 12470 locke rd, lockeford; 209 727-3314 Mon, Wed, thu 11-5, fri, Sat, Sun 11-6 VanRuiten – 340 W. highway 12, lodi; 209 334-5722 open daily 11-5 Viaggio Estate & Winery – 100 e. taddei rd., lodi; 209 368-1378 fri-Sat 12-8, Sun 12-6 Vicarmont Vineyards – 16475 n. locust tree road, lodi; 209 365-1900 Sat-Sun 12-5 Vino Con Brio – 7889 e. harney ln, lodi; 888-410-Vino thu-Mon 12-5 Watts – poured at Vino Piazza, 12470 locke rd, lockeford; 209 727-3751 Sat-Sun 12-5 Woodbridge Uncorked – 18911 n. lower Sacramento rd, Woodbridge; 209 365-7575 Wed-thu 1-7, fri-Sat 1-8, Sun 1-6 Woodbridge – 5950 Woodbridge road, Acampo; 209 365-2839 open daily 10:30-4:30 Gift Items, Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Call ahead for Tours at 9:30, 1:30 or by Appt

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 Grand Amis – 115 north School Street, Suite 5, lodi; 209 369-6805 fri-Sun 1-5 Harmony Wynelands – 9291 e. harney ln, lodi; 209 369-4184 Mon-Sun 11-5:30, Sat- Sun 12:30-5 Harney Lane Winery – 9010 e. harney lane, lodi; 209 365-1900 thu-Sun 12-5 Heritage Oak Winery – 10112 e. Woodbridge road, Acampo; 209 986-2763 Mon-fri 2-5, Sat-Sun 12-5 Jessie’s Grove Winery – 1973 W. turner road, lodi, 209 368-0880 Daily 12-5 La Bonne Vie Cellars – 29181 S. lehman rd, tracy; 209 836-21856 Sat-Sun 11-5 or by appt LangeTwins Winery – 1525 e. Jahant road, Acampo; 209 334-9780 open by appointment only Lobo Loco –at Woodbridge Uncorked, 18911 n. lower Sacramento rd, Woodbridge; 209 365-7575 Wed-thu 1-7, fri-Sat 1-8, Sun 1-6 Lodi Wine & Visitor Center – 2545 W. turner rd, lodi; 209 365-0261 open daily 10-5 Lodi Wine Cellars/Benson Ferry – 112 Pine St., lodi; 209 365-6622 tues-thu 3 -9, fri-Sun 3-12 The Lucas Winery – 18196 n. Davis rd, lodi; 209 368-2006 thu-Sun 12-4:30 M2 Wines – 1376 east turner road Suite D, lodi; 209 339-1071 fri-Sun 11-5 McCay Cellars – tasted at lodi Wine cellars, 112 W. Pine St, lodi; 209 642-5756 Wed-Sat 3-10 Macchia – 7099 e. Peltier road, Acampo; 209 333-2600 thu-Mon 11-5 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 McConnell Estates – 10686 W. Stockton Blvd, elk grove; 916 685-5368 fri-Sun11-5 McCormack Williamson – 3125 e. orange Street, Acampo; 209 368-1473 fri-Sun 11-5 Michael~David Vineyards – 4580 W. highway 12, lodi; 209 368-7384 open daily 8-5 Miramont Estate – 24837 e. Milton rd, linden; 209 887-3178 open by appointment only Mokelumne Oaks – poured at Vino Piazza, 12470 locke rd, lockeford; 209 727-3751 Sat-Sun 12-5 Oak Ridge Winery – 6100 e. highway 12 (Victor road), lodi; 209 369-4758 Daily 10-5

SIERRA FOOTHILLS
AMADOR COUNTY Amador Cellars – 11093 Shenandoah rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6150 open daily 11-5 Amador County Wine Cellar– 14207 hwy 49, Amador city; 209 267-0104 fri-Sun 11-6 & holidays Amador Foothill Winery – 12500 Steiner road, Plymouth, 209 245-6307 fri-Sun 12-5 Avio – 14520 ridge rd, Sutter creek; 209 267-1515 fri-Sun 11-5 Bantam Cellars – 10851 Shenandoah School rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6677 open Daily 11-4 Bella Piazza – 19900 Shenandoah School rd, Plymouth; 209 245-4600 open daily 10-5 Borjon Winery – 10590 Shenandoah rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3087 fri-Sun 11-4 Bray Vineyards – 10590 Shenandoah rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6023 fri-Mon 10-5 C.G. Di Arie – 19919 Shenandoah School rd, Plymouth; 209 245-4700 thurs-Mon 10-4:30 Charles Spinetta Winery – 12557 Steiner rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3384 Mon, thu, fri 8-4, Sat-Sun 9-5 Clos Du Lac Cellars – 3151 hwy 88/Jackson Vlly rd, ione; 209 274-2238 Wed-Sun 10-4 Convergence Vnyds – 14650 hwy 124, Plymouth; 209 245-3600 fri-Sun 10-5 Cooper Vineyards – 21365 Shenandoah School rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6181 thu-Mon 11-4:45 or by appt Deaver Vineyards – 12455 Steiner rd, Plymouth; 209 245-4099 open daily 10:30-5 Dillian Wines – 12138 Steiner rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3444 fri-Sun 11-4:30 Dobra Zemlja Winery – 12505 Steiner rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3183 open daily 10-5 Driven Cellars– 12595 Steiner rd, Plymouth; 209 245-4545 fri-Mon 10-5 Drytown Cellars – 16030 hwy 49, Drytown; 866-379-8696 fri-Sun 11-5 Gold Hill Winery – Poured at Sutter creek Wine tasting, 85 Main Street, Sutter creek; 209 267-5838 Daily 11-6 Gold Hill Vineyard – 5660 Vineyard lane, Placerville; 530 626-6522 thu-Sun 10-5 or by appt Jeff Runquist Wines – 10776 Shenandoah School rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6282 fri-Sun 11-5 Karly – 11076 Bell rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3922 open daily 12-4 Karmére – 11970 Shenandoah rd, Plymouth; 209 245-5000 Daily 11-5 Le Mulet Rouge – Poured at Sutter creek Wine tasting, 85 Main Street, Sutter creek; 209 267-5838 Daily 11-6 Morse Wines/Il Gioiello Winery– 22355 lawrence rd, fiddletown; 209 245-3395 Sat-Sun 11-5 Nine Gables – 10778 Shenandoah rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3949 thu-Sun 11-5 Nua Dair Vineyards – 13825 Willow creek rd, ione; 209 245-5567 Sat-Sun 10:30-5:30 Renwood – 12225 Steiner rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6979 open daily 10:30-5:30 Scott Harvey – 79 Main St., Sutter creek; 209 267-0122 thu-Mon 11-5 Shenandoah Vineyards – 12300 Steiner rd, Plymouth; 209 245-4455 open daily 10-5 Sierra Ridge Vnyd – Poured at Sutter creek Wine tasting, 85 Main Street, Sutter creek; 209 267-5838 Daily 11-6 Sierra Ridge Vnyd – 14110 ridge rd., Sutter creek; 209 267-1316 Daily 11-6 Sobon Estate – 14430 Shenandoah rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6554 open daily 9:30-5

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Stone House Vineyard – 10861 Shenandoah rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6888 thu-Sun 12-5 Stoneridge Winery – 13862 ridge rd, Sutter creek; 209 223-1761 open by appointment only Story Winery – 10525 Bell rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6208 Daily Sum 11-5, Win 11-4 Sutter Creek Wine Tasting – 85 Main St, Sutter creek; 209 267-5838o open daily 11-6 Tanis Vineyards – 13120 Willow creek rd, ione; 209 274-4807 Sat-Sun 10-5:30 TKC Vineyards – 11001 Valley Dr, Plymouth; 209 245-6428 Sat 11-5, Sun 1-5 or by appt Terra D’Oro/Montevina – 20680 Shenandoah Schl rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6942 open daily 10-4:30 Terre Rouge/Easton Wines– 10801 Dickson rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3117 fri-Mon 11-4 Villa Toscano – 10600 Shenandoah rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3800 open daily 10-5 Vino Noceto – 11011 Shenandoah rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6556 Mon-fri 11-4, Sat-Sun 11-5 Wilderotter Vineyard – 19890 Shenandoah School rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6016 fri-Mon 10:30-5 Young’s Vineyard – 10120 Shenandoah rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3005 Mon-fri 10-4, Sat-Sun 10:30-4 CALAVERAS COUNTY Albeno Munari Winery – 2690 San Domingo rd, Murphys; 209 728-3436 open daily 11-5 Beaux Chevaux – 466B Main St, Murphys; 209-728-1000 fri-Sun 11-5 Black Sheep Winery – 221 Main St, Murphys; 209 728-2157 Daily 11-5 Bodega Del Sur Winery– 457c Algiers St, Murphys; 209 728-9030 Mon-fri 12-5, Sat-Sun 11-5 Brice Station – 3353 e. hwy 4, Murphys; 209 728-9893 fri-Sun 12-6 or by appointment Broll Mountain – 106 Main St, Murphys; 209 728-9750 Sat-Sun 1-5 Chatom Vineyards – 1969 highway 4, Douglas flat; 209 736-6500 open daily 11-5 Chiarella Wines – 431 Main St., Murphys; 209 728-8318 fri- Sun, 12-5 Domaine Becquet – 2173 highway 12 east, Valley Springs; 209 772-1303 Wed-Sun 11-5 Domaine Becquet – 415 Main St, Murphys; 209 728-8487 Summer thu-Sun 11-6, Winter fri-Sun 11-6 French Hill Winery – 8032 So. Main St, Mokelumne hill; 209 286-1800 tue-Sun 11-5 French Hill Winery – 4888 Main Street, Murphys; 209-728-8022 Winter fri-Sun 11-5, Summer thu-Mon 11-5 Frog’s Tooth Vineyards – 380 Main St. Ste 5, Murphys; 209 728-2700 fri 1-5, Sat 11-6, Sun 11-5, Mon 12-5 Hatcher Winery – 425 Main St, Murphys; 209 605-7111 fri-Sun 11-5, Mon-thu 12-5 Indian Rock – 1154 Pennsylvania gulch rd, Murphys; 209 728-8514 fri-Sat 12-5, Sun 11-5 Irish Vineyards – 2849 hwy 4, Vallecito; 209 736-1299 Mon,tue, fri 2-5, Sat-Sun 11-5 Ironstone Vineyards – 1894 Six Mile road, Murphys; 209 728-1251 open daily 10-5 Laraine Winery– 3675 Six Mile rd, Vallecito; 209 736-4766 fri-Sun 11-5 or by appointment Lavender Ridge – 425 Main St, Murphys; 209 728-2441 open daily 11-5 Milliaire Winery – 276 Main Street, Murphys; 209 728-1658 open daily 11-5 Muir’s Legacy – 276 Main Street, Murphys; 209 728-0500 open daily 11-5 Newsome-Harlow – 403 Main St, Murphys; 209 728-9817 Mon, thu 12-5, fri-Sat 11-6, Sun 11-5 Renner Winery – hwy 4 and little John road, copperopolis; 209 785-3649 thu & Sun 12 -5, fri & Sat 12-6 Solomon Wine Co. – 397-A Main St, Murphys; 209 728-8290 Wed-fri 1-5, Sat 12-6, Sun 12-5 Tanner Vineyards – 202 Main St., Murphys; 209 728-8229 Sun-thu 1-5, fri& Sat 12-5:30 Twisted Oak – 4280 red hill rd, Vallecito; 209 736-9080 open daily 10:30-5:30 Twisted Oak – 350 Main Street, Murphys; 209 736-9080 Mon-fri 12-5, Sat-Sun 10:30-5:30 Vina Moda – 147 Main Street, Murphys; 209 728-1917 Sat 12-6 Zucca Mountain – 431 Main St, Murphys; 209 736-2949 open daily 12-5 EL DORADO COUNTY Auriga Wine Cellars – 3500 carson rd, D2, camino; 530 647-8078 fri-Sun 11-5 Barkley Homestead Winery– 8230 Stoney creek rd, fair Play; 530 620-6783 Sat-Sun 11-5 Boa Vista Orchard/Winery – 1709 carson rd, Placerville; 530 622-5522 open daily 9-5 Boeger Winery – 2952 carson road, Placerville; 530 622-8094 open daily 10-5, Summer: fridays ’til 8 Busby Cellars – 6375 grizzly flat rd, Somerset; 530 344-9119 fri-Sun 11-5 Cantiga Wineworks – 5980 Meyers lane, Somerset; 530 621-1696 fri-Sun 11-5 Cedarville Vnyd – 6320 Marestail rd, fair Play; 530 620-9463 open by appointment only Charles B. Mitchell – 8221 Stoney creek rd, fair Play; 530 620-3467 open daily 11-5 Chateau Rodin – 4771 green hill rd, Placerville; 530 622-6839 Wed-Sun 11-5 or by appointment Chateau Routon – 2800 omo ranch rd, fair Play; 530 620-5818 Sat-Sun 11-5 Chevalier Winery – 5720 french creek rd, Shingle Springs; 530 677-1676 Sat-Sun 12-5 tasting room – 2530 Pleasant Valley rd, Placerville; 888 802-9321 Sat-Sun 12-5 Colibri Ridge – 6100 gray rock rd, fair Play; 530 620-7255 fri-Sun 11-5 Crystal Basin Winery – 3550 carson rd, camino; 530 647-1767 open daily 11-5 David Girard Vineyards – 741 cold Springs rd, Placerville; 530 295-1833 thu-Sun 11-5 dkcellars – 7380 Vineyard View Dr, fair Play; 530 620-1132 fri-Sun 11-5 Fenton Herriott – 120 Jacquier ct, Placerville; 530 642-2021 thu-Sun 11-5 or by appointment 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

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