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TABLE OF CONTENTS | WINE COUNTRY THIS WEEK
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Napa Cellars & Folie à Deux

F E AT U R E STORY

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Artesa Vineyards & Winery

WINEMAKER PROFILE

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Dr. Kosta Arger, Arger-Martucci Vineyards

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M AY 1 3 , 2 0 1 1 – I S S U E 1 8 – V O LU M E 3 0 ON THE COVER Napa Cellars & Folie à Deux . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 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 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28-29 Suisun Valley Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 NAPA VALLEY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30-41 Yountville . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Calistoga . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36-37 Downtown Napa Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38 St. Helena Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38 Napa Valley Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40-41 SONOMA COUNTY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42-57 Sonoma County Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42-43 Russian River Area Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Healdsburg Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 Geyserville Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .51 Santa Rosa Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .51 Sonoma Valley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .51-57 Sonoma Valley Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .52 Sonoma Plaza Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .55 Glen Ellen & Kenwood Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .57 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 WINERY LISTINGS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .65-78

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intelligence for the Wine conSUMer by Len Napolitano

Is it the sulfites in the wines that give me headaches?
Sulfites are the reason for mandatory label warnings on wine bottles because a small percentage of the US population, a fraction of one percent, suffer an allergic reaction to sulfites, such as sneezing or coughing. About ten percent of this small group of sufferers have a more serious reaction, such as shortness of breath. However, people who get headaches from wine should not automatically blame the sulfites. In the majority of cases the cause is probably something else, such as histamines in the wine. Some people take an antihistamine in advance of drinking wine in order to prevent getting a reaction from the histamines in the wine. Needless to say, the causes of allergic reactions of any kind are difficult to pin down without a doctor’s assistance and if you suffer any ailment as a result of drinking wine, you should consult with a doctor. If you have a wine allergy you can try narrowing down the cause by first sampling wines made from organically grown grapes, such as Bonterra made by Fetzer, or Sanford from Santa Barbara County, among many others. These wines are made from grapes that are grown without the use of synthetic chemicals, like pesticides, herbicides and fungicides. If no relief comes from drinking wine made from organically grown grapes, the next step is to try a 100% certified organic wine, which contains a minimal amount of sulfites that occur naturally in production, and has no sulfites added. These wines are commonly found in natural food grocery stores. To be sure, every wine, organic or not, contains some sulfites because sulfites are produced naturally in the process of wine making. If the total sulfite content is ten parts per million or higher, however, the government requires a warning label. Winemakers add more sulfites because they help to preserve the quality of the wine for long-term shelf life. Therefore, wines that contain no added sulfites should be drunk while the wine is young, or else the risk of the wine going bad is increased greatly.
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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The Skinny – The Wine Garage is all about the juice. It’s also about having fun –
like a kid in a candy store. The Wine Garage is, literally, a former gas station. Todd, the wine buyer, travels far and wide to find top-shelf, affordably priced wines. Inside, you’ll find more than 200 different labels neatly arranged in cases on the floor and an engaging staff who are friendly, attentive and most importantly, they know their wines. Buzz – Despite its funky space, the Wine Garage is a wine lover’s best friend. Reminiscent of visiting your favorite record store (yes, kids, once upon a time, that’s where you had to buy your music), the fun is going through all the cases and finding something you’ve never heard of. All the wines have been test driven by the staff, so, whatever you select, you won’t be disappointed. Value – Ultimately, the Wine Garage is about value. It’s no secret that in Napa Valley, it’s difficult to score a highly rated red for less than $65, but the Wine Garage manages to do it all the time. The staff takes great pride hunting down unusual and lesser-known, limited-production wines and passing their haggling finesse on to us. Ten-second summary – Nothing in this hip hideaway is more than $25 (with a few under $15)! The Wine Garage is stocked with premium, small-lot wines that you won’t find at BevMo, Trader Joe’s or your local wine store (plus, they do a better job storing their wines at the correct temperature). Best bets – In addition to all the labels the Wine Garage represents, they also produce their own lip-smacking blends. My in-house favorites are: 2009 Joy Ride White, 2008 Russian River Syrah, 2007 Napa Valley Cabernet, 2008 Chihuahua Cabernet and 2006 Hillside Cabernet. Under-the-radar – Go old-school with half-gallon jugs filled while you wait using their specifically designed service station nozzles. Not only are the wines delicious (and affordable), the jug is crazy fun conversation at the table. It’s also a cool gift. Secrets – For the next few weeks, receive an additional ten percent off the already low prices when you purchase six bottles. Twenty percent on a case. Better yet, the Wine Garage has the BEST wine club in the valley – and they ship just about everywhere. Insider – If you’re a serious wino, get on the inside track for ultra exclusive deals by hooking up with the Wine Garage on Twitter and Facebook (wine club members get first crack to cream-of-the-crop finds).

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS | WINE COUNTRY THIS WEEK
NAPA VALLEY
ONGOING Napa Valley Wine Train napa, 800-427-4124, www.winetrain.com • May 13: Murder Mystery • May 15: Moonlight escape, flower Moon • May 27: Murder Mystery 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 • taste the Silverado Bench, $20 • estate exclusives, $25 • intro to William hill estate tour and tasting, $25 • the William hill estate experience tour and tasting, $40 ONGOING Vineyard & Winery Tours at Raymond Vineyards St. helena, 11am (by appt), $15, group tours available (by appt) 800-525-2659x620, www.raymondvineyards.com ONGOING Tours & Tastings at Andretti Winery napa , 877-386-5070 x227, www.andrettiwinery.com • individual tastings, $15 • Private Winery tour & tasting, $20/person by appointment • Vineyard tours, $20/person by appointment ONGOING Tasting at Grgich Hills Estate rutherford, 9:30am-4:30pm, tours at 11am & 2pm, $10 Wine library tasting/$30, Barrel tasting on most fridays 2-4pm 707-963-2784, www.grgich.com ONGOING Tastings & Tours at Artesa Winery napa, rSVP, 877-224-8309, www.artesawinery.com • Vino con Queso, Wine & cheese experience, $40 • Daily guided tours • Vines & Wines, A Vineyard tour, $40 ONGOING Tours & Tasting at Black Stallion Winery napa, 10am-5pm, 707-253-1400, www.blackstallionwinery.com • regular tasting, $10 • reserve tasting, $35, Sat-Sun Artisan cheese additional $7.50/person ONGOING Educational Tours & Wine Tasting at Castello di Amorosa calistoga, 707-967-6272, rSVP, www.castellodiamorosa.com • regular tour & tasting, $25-$40 • reserve tour & tasting, $35-$50 • tasting only, $10-$25 • Young adult tours, $15-$20 • napa Valley neighbor Program • Private ViP tours ONGOING Wine Tasting Experiences at Benessere Vineyards St. helena, 707-963-5853x105, www.benesserevineyards.com, by appt • Personalized Wine flights, daily, $10 • Vineyards Walking tour & tasting, M-W, 10:30am, $15 • fudge Pairing experience, Sun, 10:30am, $15 • Barrel tasting, rSVP, tues, Sat-Sun, 11am, $20 • Barrel tasting & current release, tues, Sat-Sun, 11am, $25 • Barrel tasting & Vertical, tues, Sat-Sun, 11am, $25 • group tasting, Sat-Sun, 1:30pm, $15 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 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 • May 5: film Screening, happy • May 6: Pegi Young • May 7: Bellydance Superstars • May 12: talk cinema napa Valley • May 13: take 6 • May 14: napa high chamber choir concert • May 15: VoenA • May 20: garage Band 101 • May 21: Vibrations of the Soul, california & todo tangle

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• Daily: Valley First Tour • Daily: Grgich Hills Estate Winery Tour • Sat: Valley’s only Evening Winery Tour • Fri-Sun: Domaine Chandon Winery Tour • Mon-Thu: Ambassador Winery Tour • May 13, 27: Murder Mystery Dinner Theater • May 17: Moonlight Escape, Flower Moon

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ONGOING Live at the Lincoln Theater Yountville, 707-944-1300, www.lincolntheater.com • May 6: roby lakatos ensemble • May 7: company c Ballet • May 21: Ugly Duckling california theatre center ONGOING Wine Tasting at Back Room Wines napa, 5-9pm, 707-226-1378, www.backroomwines.com • May 5: cheese Meets Wine classes by Janet fletcher • May 6: rosé Wine tasting • May 19: riesling fan club of napa Valley ONGOING di Rosa napa, 707-226-5991, www.dirosapreserve.org • ongoing through June 4: reconstructed World • May 7: Art & Vista hike • May 14: founders Day celebration • May 14: community celebration ONGOING Live at Uptown Theatre napa, 707-259-0123, www.uptowntheatrenapa.com • May 5: An evening with Psychedelic furs • May 7: Brandi carlile • May 20: Wayne Brady ONGOING Tasting Events at Wineries of Napa Valley napa town center, napa, 707-253-9450 www.napavintages.com, check website for times & prices • May 6, 13, 18, 27: craft Beer, fine Wine & Artisan cheese • May 7: european cheeses & olives with napa Wines – 137th Kentucky Derby live from churchill Downs • May 8: chocolate Decadence for Mother’s Day • May 10, 24: flight night – craft Beer Samplers • May 14-15: Seasonal Bruschetta Appetizer & napa Wines • May 20: fine Wine & Artisan cheese • May 21: tri-tip Steak Appetizer, craft Beers & napa Wines • May 22: Wine of the Month Pairing with tri-tip Steak Appetizer – french open highlights ONGOING THROUGH MAY 20 Retrospect Revisited historic goodman library, napa – napa county historical Society www.napahistory.org, 707-224-1739 ONGOING THROUGH JUNE 30 Wayne Thiebaud Art Exhibition St. Supéry, rutherford, 10am-5pm www.stsupery.com, 800-942-0809x44 ONGOING THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30 Modernism – Photography After 1930 Exhibit at Turnbull Cellars oakville, 707-963-5839, www.turnbullwines.com, free MAY 7 The Artist’s Palette Dining Experience: Blackbird Vineyards Ma(i)sonry napa Valley, napa – hosted by President Paul leary, 6:30pm $155, $124/members, www.maisonry.com, 707-944-0889 MAY 6 13th Annual Cinco de Mayo Golf Classic Silverado resort & Spa, napa, 6:30am-3pm www.facebook.com/cincodemayogolfclassic, 707-967-8038 MAY 7 Gallery Opening Night Sparkling Wine Reception Mumm napa, rutherford – robert Buelteman “Signs of life” 6:30-8:30pm, rSVP, www.mummnapa.com, 707-967-7740 MAY 7 Wine Club Pick-Up Reception #1 at Acacia Vineyard napa, 11am-3pm, free/members, $15/general www.acaciavineyard.com, 707-226-9991x2 MAY 7 Sense Yountville groezinger estate house, Yountville, 3-4pm www.senseyountville.com, 707-944-5625

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MAY 7 Calistoga Wineries Annual Spring Celebration! celebrate spring with tasting of current release wines, barrel sampling, library releases, food pairings, discounts, music and more at B cellars, Bennett lane Winery, casa nuestra Winery & Vineyards, Kenefick ranch Winery, Vermeil Wines & on the edge Winery, Zahtila Vineyards. event benefiting St. luke's non-Denominational Preschool, 11am-4pm tasting Passes ($30) at each participating winery the day of or online www.calistogaWineevent.com or call 707-963-5783 MAY 7-8 Rutherford Appellation Wineries Passport Weekend Various rutherford wineries, 11am-4pm, $75/weekend www.rutherford-appellation-wineries.com, 707-332-5585 MAY 8 Mother’s Day Tea at Domaine Carneros napa, 11am-12:30pm & 3-4:30pm, $45/members, $50/guests www.domainecarneros.com, 800-716-2788x135 MAY 8 Raymond Vineyards’ Mother’s Day Brunch St. helena, 10:30am-1pm, $50 www.raymondvineyards.com, 707-963-6941 MAY 8 Cabernet, Coals & Chocolate at Raymond Vineyards St. helena, 1:30-3:30pm, $70, $55/members www.raymondvineyards.com, 707-963-6941 MAY 8 Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea & Spa Package at The Room flora Springs Winery, St. helena, $125, rSVP www.florasprings.com, 707-967-8032 MAY 8 Mother’s Day at Hall St. Helena St. helena, www.hallwines.com, 707-967-2620 MAY 8, 22 Sketching Calistoga Art Workshops calistoga Visitor center, calistoga, 10am-12pm, $30 www.napavalleyartworkshops.com, 707-942-0197 MAY 14 Wine & Food Pairing Experience by Chef Richard Haake Mumm napa, rutherford – club Vivant Member only event $50/members, $60/guests www.mummnapa.com, 800-686-6272, rSVP required MAY 14 Club Artesa Lobster Fest 2011 at Artesa Winery napa, 11am-2pm, $80, www.artesawinery.com, 877-224-8309 MAY 14 Stags Leap Cabernet Release BBQ at Clos du Val napa, www.closduval.com, 707-261-5200 MAY 14 Tequila, Tacos & Tequila Spring Wine Club Party at Reynolds Family Winery napa, 707-258-2558, www.reynoldsfamilywinery.com MAY 14 Tastes of Italy at Andretti Winery Delicious and entertaining cooking class and dinner with hands on gourmet of San francisco , 6-10pm, $175, rSVP by May 9: 888-460-8463 ext. 225 MAY 14 Black & White Ball Silverado resort, napa – Benefits Boys & girls clubs of napa Valley 5:30pm, $200, 707-255-8866x104 MAY 14 Sip’n Slider girard Winery, Yountville, 1-5pm, www.girardwinery.com, 707-968-9297 MAY 14-15 Barrel Tasting Weekend Beaulieu Vineyard, rutherford, 10am-5pm, $20/tasting www.bvwines.com, 800-264-6918x5233 MAY 15 2nd Annual Wine Auction on the Lawn Madrigal estate Winery, St. helena – Benefit for fAMe (foundation for African Medicine & education), 2-5pm, $50, www.famenapavalley.com, 707-942-0437 MAY 15 Down the Garden Path Yountville, St. helena & calistoga, 10am-4pm, $25/adv, $30 www.cenapa.ucdavis.edu, 707-253-4147 MAY 15 Tastemaker Dinner at étoile Restaurant Domaine chandon, Yountville, 6:30pm, $95 www.chandon.com, 707-944-2280 MAY 21 Etude Wine Club Pick Up Party napa, 11am-3pm, 707-299-3063, www.etudewines.com MAY 21 History in a Glass Tasting at Freemark Abbey St.helena, 1-4pm, $45, $25/members www.freemarkabbey.com, 707-963-9694 MAY 21 Spring Winemaker Dinner at Summers Estate Wines calistoga, 6:30-9:30pm, $95, $80/members www.summerswinery.com, 707-942-5508x202 MAY 21 5th Annual Musical Bonanza & Wine Club Pickup Party Judd’s hill Winery, napa, 12-3pm, free/members, $55/guests www.juddshill.com, 707-255-2332 MAY 21 7th Annual Ultimate Blind Date Wine Tasting charles Krug Winery, St. helena – Appellation St. helena , 2-5pm, $60 www.appellationsthelena.com MAY 21 Beckstoffer Final Release Party at Acacia Vineyard napa, www.acaciavineyard.com, 707-226-9991x2 MAY 21 Burgers and Bordeaux Bourassa Vineyards, napa, 4-7pm, www.bourassavineyards.com, 707-254-4922 MAY 21 Great Chefs of Napa Valley - Zuzu Cooking Class with Angela Tamura cedar gables inn, napa, $150, 4-8pm www.cedargablesinn.com, 707-2247-7969 ONGOING Wine Experiences at Chateau St. Jean Kenwood, ten person minimum, 2 hours, $50, by appointment 707-833-4134x5258, www.chateaustjean.com • cinq cépages Blending Seminar, eight person minimum, 2 hours, $75 • cinq cépages component tasting, eight person minimum, 1.5 hours, $25 • Private ViP Wine tasting, 10:30am, 1 & 3pm, $25, 1 hour • Box lunch Prgram with tour ONGOING Tours, Tastings & Seminars at St. Francis Winery Santa rosa, ten person minimum, call for more information & reservations 888-675-Wine(9463)x255, www.stfranciswinery.com • Winery tour & tasting, 1.5 hours, $25 • Vineyards tour & tasting, 1 hour, $20 • Blending Seminar, 1.5 hour, $65 ONGOING Guided Winery Tours at Gloria Ferrer Sonoma, 11am, 1 & 3pm, $10, 707-996-7256, www.gloriaferrer.com ONGOING SUNDAYS Domaine Carneros Sparkling Brunch at the Fairmont Mission Inn & Spa Sonoma, 9am-1pm, 707-938-9000, www.fairmont.com.sonoma ONGOING Wine & Food Pairing at Kendall-Jackson fulton, Special reserve food & wine tasting, 10am-4pm, $25 707-571-7500, www.kj.com ONGOING WEEKENDS Wine & Chocolate Pairings at Fritz Winery cloverdale, 10:30am-4:30pm, $5 tasting fee covers the pairing 707-894-3389, www.fritzwinery.com LAST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH 50 Mile AV Vintner's Dining glen ellen, Barrel tasting & old Vine Pinot noir & Syrahs from Ashton Vineyard. foods sourced locally. 4-7PM, rSVP, 707-935-3456, ashtonwines.com ONGOING THURSDAYS Thirsty Thursdays at Anaba Sonoma, enjoy complimentary cheese & crackers to pair with your wine tasting. 4-5:30pm, 707-996-4188, www.anabawines.com ONGOING THURSDAY – SUNDAY Unique Food & Wine Pairings at HKG Tasting Room glen ellen, 12-6pm, 707-938-7622, www.hopkilnwinery.com EVERY OTHER WEDNESDAY The Art of Winemaking Workshop Petroni Vineyards, Sonoma, 10:30am-12pm 707-935-8311, www.petronivineyards.com ONGOING Wells Fargo Center for the Arts Santa rosa, 707-546-3600, wellsfargocenterarts.org • May 7-9: Santa rosa Symphony Set Seven • May 17: Dan Zanes & friends • May 20: Wanda Sykes • May 21-22: Am Phil Mas Pasion Quin tango • May 26: experience hendrix ONGOING Spreckels Performing Arts Center rohnert Park, 707-588-3400, www.spreckelsonline.com • May 14: Marin Dance theater ONGOING SATURDAYS Swirl, Sniff & Sip (aka Wine 101) Big 3 Wine Bar, fairmont Sonoma Mission inn & Spa, Sonoma 10-10:45am, www.fairmont.com/sonoma, 707-938-9000 ONGOING SATURDAYS THROUGH MAY Spring Complimentary Concert Series landmark Winery, Kenwood, 1-4pm, www.landmarkwine.com, 707-833-0226 • May 7: randy Vincent • May 14: eric cabalo • May 21: laurent fourgo • May 28: chi Mcclean ONGOING THROUGH JUNE 5 Jun Kaneko: Ceramics Sonoma county Museum, Santa rosa www.sonomacountymuseum.org, 707-579-1500

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

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ONGOING THROUGH OCTOBER 19 Wine & Sunsets in Paradise at Paradise Ridge Winery Santa rosa – Bring a picnic & enjoy the sunset & wine from the Veranda & terrace! 6pm, www.prwinery.com, 707-528-Wine MAY 5 Mother's Day Tea featuring Valerie Arelt Sonoma country Antiques, Sonoma – Demonstration by renowned floral designer Valerie Arelt & Afternoon tea and raffle,1:30pm. $50 donation rSVP, 707-938-8315 MAY 5 – JUNE 27 Honoring the Muse Quercia gallery, Duncans Millswww.Quercia-gallery.com, 707-865-0243 MAY 5-8, 12-15, 26, 28, 30 Classic Perfume Rose Harvest & Distillation Tours russian river rose company, healdsburg, 9:30-11:30am www.russian-river-rose.com, 707-433-7455 MAY 6 Epicurean Dinner with Williamson Wines Dry creek Kitchen, hotel healdsburg, healdsburg, 7:30pm, $150 www.williamsonwines.com, 707-433-1500 MAY 6 Saracina Vineyards Winemaker Dinner Sea ranch lodge, the Sea ranch, 5:30pm, 800-732-7262 MAY 7 Glazes, Sauces & Marinade Tasting at Viansa Winery Sonoma, 1am & 1pm, www.viansa.com, 707-935-4717 MAY 7 Futures Release Party at Ledson Winery Kenwood, 6-9pm, Wine club Member event www.ledsonwinery.com, 707-537-3823, rSVP MAY 7 Spring Fest on the Eastside at Christopher Creek Winery healdsburg, 11am-4pm, $10, free/members www.christophercreek.com, 707-433-2001 MAY 7 Futures Release Party at Ledson Castle exclusively for Wine club Members Kenwood, 6-9pm, rSVP, 707-537-3823, www.ledsonwinery.com MAY 7 Honoring the Muse Opening Reception Quercia gallery, Duncans Mills, 4-7pm www.Quercia-gallery.com, 707-865-0243 MAY 7 137th Kentucky Derby Day – Run for the Roses Armstrong estates, Sonoma – Sonoma league for historic Preservation 11am-4pm, 707-938-0169 MAY 7 Derby Day at Sonoma-Cutrer gala benefit for Meals on Wheels, Windsor, 707-525-0143x146 MAY 7 Great Russian River Race Veterans Memorial Beach Park, healdsburg, 9am-5pm www.greatrussianriverrace.com, 707-433-7247 MAY 7 Human Race of Sonoma County Slater Middle School, Santa rosa, 8am, 707-573-3399 MAY 7 Release Party White oak Vineyards, healdsburg, 11am-4pm, $25/members, $35 www.whiteoakwinery.com, 707-433-8429 MAY 7 Chili Cook-off, Salsa & Beer Tasting Sonoma Marin fairgrounds, Petaluma, 1-5pm www.greatchilicookoff.com, 707-763-8920 MAY 7 6th Annual Plazarama Car Show the Plaza north/South Shopping centers, Petaluma www.cruisinnorth.org, 707-573-6096

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MAY 7 Eco-Tour Dog Hike Kunde family estate, Kenwood, 9am, $50 www.kunde.com, 707-833-5501 MAY 7 Spring Birding Adventure Mcevoy ranch, Petaluma, 7-9am $20, www.mcevoyranch.com, 866-617-6779 MAY 7 Windsor Days Parade & Festival Windsor, www.kiwaniswindsor.org MAY 7 Cinco de Mayo robledo family Winery, Sonoma, 12-3pm, $40/ $30/members www.robledofamilywinery.com, 707-939-6903, rSVP MAY 7 Mother’s Day Brunch Deloach Vineyards, Santa rosa, 11:30am-1:30pm www.deloachvineyards.com, 707-526-9111x110, rSVP MAY 7-8 Mother’s Day Weekend Special at B.R. Cohn Winery glen ellen – 2010 Sauvignon Blanc release & Wine & cheese Pairing $25, 800-330-4064, www.brcohn.com MAY 7-8 Walk Above the Vines – Annual Chapel Hike & Picnic nicholson ranch Winery, Sonoma, $65, $45/members, $25/youth 10am-2pm, www.nicholsonranch.com, 707-938-8822 MAY 8 Mother’s Day Brunch at Gloria Ferrer Winery Sonoma, 11:30am, $70, $59.50/members www.gloriaferrer.com, 707-933-1999 MAY 8 Second Sunday Local Cheese Purveyor freestone Vineyards, freestone www.freestonevineyards.com, 707-874-1010 MAY 8 Mother’s Day Tea at Viansa Winery Sonoma, 1-3pm, $35/members, $45, www.viansa.com, 707-935-4717 MAY 8 Mother’s Day at Balletto Vineyards Santa rosa – enjoy a chocolate truffle tasting with wines! 10am-5pm 707-568-2455, www.ballettovineyards.com MAY 8 A Mother’s Day Open Garden russian river rose company, healdsburg, 11am-4pm www.russian-river-rose.com, 707-433-7455 MAY 8 Mother’s Day Brunch fairmont Sonoma Mission inn & Spa, Sonoma www.fairmont.com/sonoma, 707-939-2410 MAY 8 Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch Saddles restaurant, MacArthur Place, Sonoma, 10:30am-2pm www.macarthurplace.com, 707-933-3191 MAY 8 Mother’s Day at Larson Family Winery Sonoma, 11am-4pm, 800-938-9463x20, www.larsonfamilywinery.com MAY 8 Toast to Moms Dutton-goldfield Winery, Sebastopol www.duttongoldfield.com, 707-827-3600 MAY 8 Mother’s Day Brunch on the Farm Mcclelland’s Dairy, Petaluma, 10am sharp www.mcclellandsdairy.com, 707-664-0452 MAY 12 Songwriters in Sonoma at Meadowcroft Singer, songwriter and guitarist chi Mcclean joins the father and son team of tom Martin and Dan Martin. 7pm, $10, includes a glass of wine. food available for purchase, 21 & over. www.meadowcroftwines.com, 707-934-4090 MAY 13 Wine Education Series at Gloria Ferrer: Wine Tasting FUNdamentals Sonoma, 10:30am-12pm, $25 plus tax www.gloriaferrer.com, 707-933-1999 MAY 13 Fete De La Fleur Dinner at Chateau St. Jean Wine club Member event, 6:30-9:30pm, $150 Kenwood, www.chateaustjean.com, 707-833-4134x5258 MAY 13-15 West Coast Moto Jam infineon raceway, Sonoma, 800-870-rAce MAY 14 13th Annual Guys Can Cook, Too! A Wine & Food Extravaganza SrJc Dutton Agricultural Pavilion, Shone farm, forestville, 5-9pm www.guyscancook.com MAY 14 3rd Annual Wine Club Barbeque at Hop Kiln Winery healdsburg, 2-4pm, rSVP, www.hopkilnwinery.com, 707-433-6491 MAY 14 How to Taste Wine Like a Pro at Viansa Winery Sonoma, 1-2pm, free/members, $15, www.viansa.com, 707-935-4717 MAY 14 10th Annual Spring Fling Gala de lorimier Winery, geyserville – children of Vineyard Workers Scholarship fund. cocktail hour, auctions, dinner & dancing to the Pulsators! 6-10pm, $125, $100/members, www.wilsonwinery.com, 800-433-4602 MAY 14 The Art of Eating: A Tribute to MFK Fisher Audubon canyon ranch, glen ellen – 2-5:30pm, $125 www.auduboncanyonranch.ejoinme.org/theArtofeating, 415-868-9244 MAY 14 Farm to Feast Summerfield Waldorf School, Santa rosa www.farmtofeast.org, 707-575-7194x105 MAY 14 Perfect Pairing – Rued Chardonnay Release Celebration Dutton-goldfield Winery, Sebastopol www.duttongoldfield.com, 707-827-3600 MAY 14 Orchard Walk & Mill Tour Mcevoy ranch, Petaluma, 10am-12pm, $30 www.mcevoyranch.com, 866-617-6779 MAY 14 Sonoma Valley Footrace & Festival Sonoma Developmental center, glen ellen, 8am, 707-938-6713 MAY 14 Living History Day Petaluma Adobe State historic Park, Petaluma, 10am-5pm www.petalumaadobe.com, 707-762-4871 MAY 14 Spring Release Celebrations ridge Vineyards/lytton Springs, healdsburg, 12-4pm, $40 www.ridgewines.com, 707-433-7721 MAY 14 2nd Saturday Art Walk Downtown Petaluma, 4-7pm www.PetalumaDowntown.com, 707-762-9348 MAY 14 Century Bike Ride Walnut Park, Petaluma, 707-769-0716, www.petalumacenturyride.com MAY 14-15 Fete De La Fleur – Celebration of the Flower at Chateau St. Jean Kenwood, 10am-5pm, $20/includes logo glass www.chateaustjean.com, 707-833-4134x5258 MAY 14-15 First Annual Sonoma Valley Reserve Sonoma Valley Vintners & growers Alliance – Visit hidden gems in Sonoma Valley, some are seldom open to the public, $85/day, $135/both days www.SonomaValleyWine.com, 707-935-0803 MAY 14-15 Petaluma River Tours Petaluma turning Basin, Petaluma www.dolphincharters.com, 510-527-9622 MAY 15 Monthly Member Party at Viansa Winery Sonoma, 12-2:30pm, www.viansa.com, 707-935-4717 MAY 15 Bodega Bay Firemen’s Pancake Breakfast Bodega, 8-11am, 707-856-3477 MAY 15 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 MAY 15 Historic Healdsburg Homes Tour healdsburg Museum, healdsburg, 1-4:30pm, $35/adv, $40 www.healdsburgaawu.com, 707-473-0313 MAY 16 Vintage Film Series #2: Lawrence of Arabia Sebastiani theatre, Sonoma, 7-9pm, $8 www.sebastianitheatre.com, 707-996-9756 MAY 18 Balletto Vineyards Winemaker Dinner SeA thai Bistro, Santa rosa – www.ballettovineyards.com, 707-568-2455 MAY 20 Taste of Alexander Valley Gala Dinner at Rodney Strong healdsburg, www.rodneystrong.com, 800-678-4763 MAY 20 Dinner with the Winemaker Series: Russian Hill Estate Winery inn at the tides, Bodega Bay – Join Winemaker Patrick Melley, $79 www.innatthetides.com, 800-541-7788 MAY 20-22 Taste Alexander Valley Visit participating wineries for wine/food pairings, entertainment & more! Alexander Valley Winegrowers, 11am-4pm www.alexandervalley.org, 888-AV-WineS MAY 20-22 7th Annual Jazz+ Festival Various events & locations in Sonoma, www.sonomajazz.org, 888-512-7469 • fri: John fogerty with Derek tricks & Susan tedeschi Band • Sat: Sheryl crow with hiromi • Sat: Wine & Song Around the Plaza • Sun: new orleans Jazz Brunch • Sun: gipsy Kings MAY 21 Winemaker Dinner in the Cellar at Balletto Vineyards Santa rosa, 707-568-2455, www.ballettovineyards.com MAY 21 Pendulum Club Spring Fling at Cline Cellars Sonoma – Wine club Members celebrate Spring 11am-4pm, 707-940-4043, rSVP, www.clinecellars.com MAY 21 Barbecue Demo at Viansa Winery Sonoma, 12-2pm, $25/members, $35, www.viansa.com, 707-935-4717 MAY 21-22 14th Annual Taste Alexander Valley Visit Alexander Valley wineries! 11am-4pm www.alexandervalley.org, 707-894-8500 MAY 21-22 New Arrivals, Container Opening Event Sonoma country Antiques, Sonoma – new arrivals from europe Wine courtesy of highway 12 Winery, 10am-5:30pm, 707-938-8315 MAY 21-22 7th Annual Invite Your Friends to Roche Weekend roche Winery, Sonoma, www.rochewinery.com, 707-935-7115x113 MAY 22 Founder’s & Proprietor’s Club Release Party at Dutcher Crossing healdsburg, 11am-4pm, Wine club event www.dutchercrossingwinery.com, 707-431-2700 MAY 22 Balsamic Vinegar Tasting at Viansa Winery Sonoma, 11am & 1pm, free, www.viansa.com, 707-935-4717

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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 • May 8: Mother’s Day Brunch • June 19: father’s Day Brunch ONGOING FRIDAYS Tuscan Village Music Art Series terrill cellars, lower lake, 6-9pm, www.terrillcellars.com, 707-994-3354 ONGOING IN MAY Spring Wildflower Ranch Tours eleven roses ranch, clearlake oaks, rSVP www.elevenrosesranch.com, 707-998-4471 MAY 5, 12, 19, 26 Meet the Winemaker Series Blue Wing Saloon, Upper lake, 5:30-8:30pm www.bluewingsaloon.com, 707-275-2233 MAY 14 15th Annual Boonville Beer Festival Mendocino country fairgrounds, Boonville www.avbc.com, 707-895-Beer, 1-5pm MAY 14-15 Lake County Passion Play Beltramo ranch, lakeport, 4:30pm, free www.lakecountypassionplay.org, 707-279-0349 MAY 20-22 14th Annual Pinot Noir Festival Anderson Valley Winegrowers Association – Various events and locations in Anderson Valley. grand tasting, technical conference, seminars, winemaker dinners & more! www.avwines.com, 707-895-Wine MAY 21 Food & Wine Pairing & Concert in the Garden tulip hill Winery, nice, 1-6pm, www.tuliphillwinery.com, 707-274-9373 MAY 21 Oysters & Sauvignon Blanc Moore family Winery, Kelseyville www.moorefamilywinery.com, 707-279-9279 MAY 22 Winemaker Dinner with Claudia Springs Winery Bob and claudia of claudia Springs Winery at cafe Beaujolais, Mendocino $150, (707) 895-3926, info@claudiaSprings.com MAY 22 Open House Party at Claudia Springs Winery claudia Springs Winery, harmonique, harrington and couloir releasing their spring 2011 wines! Pig cooked in magical cuban BBQ, 11am-5pm 2160 guntly road, Philo, 707) 895-3926, info@claudiaSprings.com

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 • May 10: Windy oaks estate Vineyards & Winery MAY 8 Mother’s Day Roses & Rosés Bring your Mom wine tasting on the Summit to Sea Wine trail www.summittoseawinetrail.com MAY 8, 15, 22, 29 Grooving in the Grove clos lachance, San Martin, www.clos.com, 800-itSWine MAY 13 Singles Mingle the Mountain Winery, Saratoga, 7-11pm, $20 www.mountainwinery.com, 408-913-7131 MAY 21 Bonnets & Blooms Springtime Wine Stroll in Saratoga,16 local wineries pouring at local boutiques and restaurants; art show, live music, painting demonstrations, Magnum auction. 3-6pm, $35/adv, $40, saratogachamber.org, 408-867-0753 MAY 21-22 15th Annual A La Carte & Art castro Street, Mountain View, 10am-6pm www.miramarevents.com, 650-964-3395

MAY 7 17th Annual Livermore Valley Wine Auction the Barrel room at Wente Vineyards, livermore, 6-10pm www.lvwine.org, 925-447-9463 MAY 7-9 Wine & Roses for Mom charles r. Vineyards, livermore, 12-4:30pm www.charlesvineyards.com, 925-454-3040 MAY 8 Mother’s Day Picnic retzlaff Vineyards, livermore, 11:30am-4:30pm, $10 www.retzlaffwinery.com, 925-447-8941 MAY 8 Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch elliston Vineyards, Sunol, 12-4pm, www.elliston.com, 925-862-2377 MAY 8 Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch garré Winery, livermore, 10am-1:30pm www.garrewinery.com, 925-371-8200 MAY 8 Mother’s Day Tasting chouinard Winery, castro Valley, 12-5pm, free, 510-582-9900 MAY 8 Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch rios-lovell estate Winery, livermore www.rioslovellwinery.com, 925-443-0434 MAY 12 Spring Wine & Chocolate Stroll Downtown Danville, 6-9pm, $25, 925-8330 MAY 12 La Luna Murrieta’s Well, livermore, www.murrietaswell.com, 925-456-2395 MAY 15 BYOB at Page Mill Winery livermore, 12-5pm, $5, 925-456-7676 MAY 12 Winemaker’s Dinner Wente estate Winery tasting room, livermore, $89/members, $109 6:30-9:30pm, www.wentevineyards.com, 925-456-2305, rSVP MAY 15-31 Photography by Karl Nielson Artsit reception: May 15, 1-3pm Wente estate Winery tasting room, livermore www.wentevineyards.com, 925-456-2305 MAY 20 Mansion Winetaster Dinner elliston Vineyards, Sunol, 6:30-9:30pm, $85 www.elliston.com, 925-862-2377

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 FRIDAYS MAY 6 – OCTOBER 11 Movies Under the Stars hannah nicole Vineyards, Brentwood, www.hnvwines.com, 925-240-9463 THURSDAYS MAY 12 – SEPTEMBER 1 Ladies Night hannah nicole Vineyards, Brentwood, www.hnvwines.com, 925-240-9463 ONGOING Summer Concert Series hannah nicole Vineyards, Brentwood, www.hnvwines.com, 925-240-9463 • May 13: live Wire • May 27: the refugees

LIVERMORE
ONGOING Bankhead Theatre livermore Valley Performing Arts center, livermore 925-373-6800, www.livermoreperformingarts.org • May 6-8: All Shook Up • May 9: Martina filjak • May 13: chanticleer • May 14: holst’s Planets & Dale Wolford • May 15: Butch thompson trio • May 20: Beethoven/Saint-Saens • May 22: the Beatles concert experience 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 - SUNDAY Wine & Cheese Pairing la rochelle Winery, livermore, 12-4:30pm www.lrWine.com, 925-243-6442 ONGOING WEEKENDS – MEMORIAL WEEKEND THROUGH LABOR DAY Tasting on the Patio la rochelle Winery, livermore, 12-4:30pm www.lrWine.com, 925-243-6442 ONGOING WEDNESDAYS JUNE - AUGUST Wente Wednesday Wente estate Winery tasting room, livermore5-8pm www.wentevineyards.com, 925-456-2305

NORTH CENTRAL COAST
ONGOING Sunset Cultural Center-Carmel carmel, 831-620-2048, www.sunsetcenter.com • May 13: charlotte Moss, flowers fauteuils & follies • May 13-14: Visions 2011, california on the cutting edge • May 14: rick Darke, landscapes through the lens • May 14: Marie-francoise Déprez: fluers en Movement • May 20: irene Kim 2010 Piano competition Winner • May 21: carmel Music Society 2011 instrumental competition ONGOING FRIDAYS Fromage Friday at Taste Morgan the crossroads carmel – enjoy a special cheese sampling with your tasting of Morgan & lee family farm wines. 3-5pm www.morganwinery.com, 831-626-3700 ONGOING SUNDAYS Library Sunday at Taste Morgan the crossroads carmel – An opportunity to taste some older vintages from Morgan Winery’s cellar. 2-5pm, 831-626-3700, www.morganwinery.com 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

BAY AREA
SAN FRANCISCO
MAY 10 Salvestrin St. Helena Wine Dinner Shannon & richard Salvestrin, Winemakers/Proprietors campton Place, San francisco, $125 www.tajhotels.com/sanfrancisco, 415-955-5574 MAY 10 7th Annual Pink Out! SF – Rosé Avengers & Producers Butterfly restaurant, Pier 33, San francisco, 6:30-9:30pm, $35/adv, $45 www.acteva.com/booking.cfm?bevaid=214834 MAY 14 12th Annual San Francisco OysterFest fort Mason center, San francisco, 11am-7pm www.oreillysoysterfestival.com, 415-989-6222 MAY 21 6th Annual Ghirardelli Square Uncorked! Wine Festival food, wine tasting, seminars, live entertainment & more! ghirardelli Square, San francisco, 1-6pm, $50 www.ghirardellisq.com, 415-775-5500

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EVERY TUESDAY Focus on Monterey County Wines cepage Wine Bar, rancho cellars, carmel, 3-8pm 831-625-5646, www.ranchocellars.com ONGOING WEDNESDAYS THROUGH MAY Winemaker Wednesdays Shadowbrook restaurant, capitola–Santa cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association, www.scmwa.com, 831-685-8463 MAY 5-14 Santa Cruz Film Festival Various events & locations in Santa cruz www.santacruzfilmfestival.org, 831-359-4888 MAY 7 Spring Open House Manzoni Winery, Soledad, 11am-5pm www.manzoniwines.com, 831-675-3398 MAY 7 Afternoon Tea in the Wedding Garden Bernardus lodge, carmel Valley, 2-4pm, $55 www.bernardus.com, 831-658-3550, rSVP MAY 7-8 SpringFest custom house Plaza, Monterey, free, www.pacrep.org, 831-622-0700 MAY 8 Mother’s Day Brunch coconut grove, Santa cruz, 10am-2pm www.cocoanutgrovesantacruz.com, 831-423-2053 MAY 8 Mother’s Day Brunch Bernardus lodge, carmel Valley, 11am-3:30pm www.bernardus.com, 831-658-3550, $65, $32/kids MAY 8 Mother’s Day Brunch Bargetto Winery, Soquel, 11am-4pm, www.bargetto.com, 831-475-2258 MAY 9 Monterey Wine Country Annual Golf Tournament corral de tierra country club, Salinas, 12pm www.montereywines.org, 831-375-9400 MAY 12-15 Carmel Art Festival, Sculpture in the Park Devendorf Park, carmel, 831-642-2503, www.carmelartfestival.org MAY 14 Highlands Fling - Santa Lucia Highlands Wine Artisans Boekenoogen Winery, gonzales, 1-4pm www.santaluciahighlands.com, 408-205-1516 MAY 15 Santa Cruz Mountains Wine Express & Auction roaring camp railroads, felton – Santa cruz Mountains Winegrowers $55/adv, $65, $20/kids, www.scmwa.com, 831-685-8463 MAY 20-22 Cooking for Solutions Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey – three days of great chefs, gourmet cuisine & fine wines! www.montereybayaquarium.org, 866-963-9645 MAY 21 Monterey Symphony Concert 7 – Magnificent & Majestic Sherwood hall, Salinas, 2pm & 7pm www.montereysymphony.org, 831-646-8511 MAY 21 Ferrari Challenge Mazda raceway laguna Seca, Monterey www.Mazdaraceway.com, 800-327-7322 MAY 21-22 Castroville Artichoke Festival castroville, Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 10am-5pm www.artichoke-festival.org, 831-633-2465 MAY 22 La Vita Release Party Bargetto Winery creekside courtyard, Soquel www.bargetto.com, 831-475-2258x11, 3-5pm MAY 22 Rhône Varieties with Jimmie Moore Surf city University classes, Bonny Doon Vineyard, Santa cruz $30, $25/members, www.surfcityvntners.com, 831-421-9380

CENTRAL CALIFORNIA
MAY 14-15 Madera Wine Trail’s Spring Wine Trail Adventure Madera, Visit participating wineries! 10am-5pm www.maderawinetrail.com, 800-613-0709, $25

SACRAMENTO VALLEY
ONGOING Sacramento River Train 800-866-1690, www.sacramentorivertrain.com • May 8: Sunday Brunch • May 14: Murder Mystery Dinner • May 15: the great cookie train robbery • May 21: great train robbery ONGOING Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts U.c. Davis, 866-754-ArtS, www.mondaviarts.org • May 5-15: Moby Dick Variations • May 15: Uc Davis Symphony orchestra with the University chorus • May 23: empyrean ensemble, new Music from Davis MAY 20 Grgich Hills Estate Wine Tasting nugget Market, elk grove, 5-7pm, www.grgich.com, 916-226-2626

SIERRAS/FOOTHILLS
EL DORADO COUNTY
FRIDAYS THROUGH MID-OCTOBER Friday Wood-Fired Oven Pizza Nights fitzpatrick Winery, fair Play, 5-9pm www.fitzpatrickwinery.com, 800-245-9166 MAY 8 5th Annual Mother’s Day Maifest Perry creek Winery, fair Play, 12-3pm, www.perrycreek.com, 530-620-5175 MAY 8 Mother’s Day fitzpatrick Winery, fair Play, 11am-5pm www.fitzpatrickwinery.com, 800-245-9166 MAY 8 Mother’s Day Celebration Jodar Winery, Placerville, 9:30am-4:30pm www.jodarwinery.com, 530-644-3474, rSVP MAY 8 Mother’s Day Boeger Winery, Placerville, 10am-5pm www.boegerwinery.com, 800-655-2634 MAY 14 Fair Play Poker Run Visit 5 fair Wine wineries! $89.50, www.fairplaywine.com, 530-620-5175 MAY 14 7th Anniversary Celebration Mount Aukum Winery, Mount Aukum, 4:30-7:30pm, 530-620-1675 MAY 15 Hangtown Car Show historic Main Street, Placerville, 9am-3pm www.placerville-downtown.org, 530-622-1731 MAY 20 Girls Night Out David girard Vineyards, Placerville, 6-9pm www.dgvwines.com, 530-295-1833

SOLANO COUNTY
MAY 6 Grgich Hills Estate Wine Tasting nugget Market, Vacaville, 5-7pm, www.grgich.com, 707-469-6900

SUISUN VALLEY
MAY 7-8 Champagne & Cupcakes for Mother’s Day Wooden Valley Winery, Suisun Valley, 11am-4pm www.woodenvalley.com, 707-864-0730 MAY 13 Bells of the Valley Classical Dinner Concert & Symphony Vezer family Vineyard, Suisun Valley www.vezerfamilyvineyard.com, 888-823-Vin MAY 14 Mankas Summer Series Garden Concerts Vezer family Vineyard, Suisun Valley www.vezerfamilyvineyard.com, 888-823-Vine

LODI/WOODBRIDGE
ONG0ING Hutchins Street Square 209-333-6782, www.hutchinsstreetsquare.com • May 7: raiatea helo • July 16: chicano comedy All-Stars starring Joey Medina MAY 13-15 ZinFest Wine Festival lodi, Various events & locations, www.zinfest.com, 209-365-0621 • May 13: Vintners’ grille at lodi lake • May 14: Zinfest Wine festival, lodi lake Park • May 15: Winery open houses MAY 8 Mother’s Day Picnic & Concert heritage oak Winery, lodi, 12-5pm www.heritageoakwinery.com, 209-986-2763 MAY 15 Avenue of the Vines Half Marathon at Woodbridge Winery Acampo – live music, picnic BBQ & wine tasting after the race. 7am-12pm 209365-8139, www.robertmondavi.com MAY 21 Taste of San Joaquin Weber Point events center, Stockton, 11am-7:30pm, 209-464-5246

AMADOR COUNTY
MAY 7-8 Open House c.g. Di Arie, Plymouth, 11am-4pm, 209-245-4700, www.cgdiarie.com MAY 8 Mother’s Day at the Farm Amador flower farm, Plymouth www.amadorflowerfarm.com, 209-245-6660

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 MAY 6 Foothill Classics Cruise Night round table Pizza, Valley Springs, 6-9pm www.foothillclassics.com, 209-772-3704 MAY 8 Mother’s Day Brunch ironstone Vineyards, Murphys, 11am & 1pm www.ironstonevineyards.com, 209-728-1251 MAY 12 Wines of the World: Sierra Foothill Zinfandels Murphys historic hotel, Murphys, 5:30-7pm www.calaveraswines.org, 209-728-9467 MAY 19 Classic Car Cruise Nights historic Downtown Murphys, 6-9pm, 209-728-9971

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Artesa Vineyards & Winery
The Jewel of the Carneros
by Charles Neave
As they will explain when you visit Artesa Vineyards & Winery in Napa, “In Catalanthe language of Barcelona and of the winery’s owners – the word ‘artesa’ means handcrafted.” And Codorniu, the venerable Spanish company that owns this very modern 350-acre property might in fact be over 450 years old, the winery, grounds and tasting room all look like they all could have been built yesterday. Artesa, designed by renowned Spanish architect Domingo Triay, is one of a small and select group of wineries that exercise great creativity, style and craftsmanship on the structure of the winery and the artwork, as well as on their internationally acclaimed and widely recognized wines. Just think of the inescapable artistic side as an added and dynamic bonus. It should come as no surprise to anyone that a visit to this ultra-premium winery is a delight to both the palate and the eye, and a delight to each of the senses. From the second you spot the winery’s dramatic hilltop setting and climb the steps to the entrance, stand at the edge of the reflecting pool, listen to the murmur of the fountains and look out across the vineyards that extend to the upper reaches of the San Francisco Bay where it becomes San Pablo Bay, you know this is a

A Unique Vineyard Tour & Tasting
If you’ve ever wanted to reach out and pick a grape off the vine, Artesa Vineyards & Winery now makes that possible. You even get a bit of exercise and enjoy the wonderful landscape of Carneros and the views in the distance of San Pablo Bay, even Mount Tamalpais, which looms above San Francisco and the Golden Gate. You start with a glass of their sparkling wine (after you slip on your hiking boots or a comfortable pair of sturdy shoes) and then you begin your journey into the vineyards, where you’ll savor a glass of Tempranillo surrounded by the vines where that grape is grown. Limited to just ten guests, the tours are held every Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 10:30 a.m. weather permitting. Cost is $45 per person. Call the winery at 1-888-679-WINE for more information and to make a reservation for this unique experience in Wine Country. very special place. One where fifth-generation winemaker Mark Beringer creates bottled magic. While the dramatic location is aesthetically stunning, it is also in a region famous for the fruit it produces. Los Carneros (from the Spanish word ‘ram’, a reference to a time when the land was home mainly to sheep and some goats, not vines and wineries) is known for its unique soil types and the microclimates that mean an ocean breeze off the Bay and the cool nights and warm days which are ideal for certain grape varietals, such as Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, two of the essential components for sparkling wine as well as

for varietal-designated wines. While there is always the roster of estate and non-estate Artesa Pinot Noir and Chardonnay that so many wine lovers around the nation and the world are familiar with, Artesa also produces Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, a very small batch of Reserve Sauvignon Blanc partially (20 percent) aged in oak, and a number of specialty wines made in small lots and that are often available only at the winery, on the Internet, or though offerings made to Club Artesa members. The wines of Artesa are crafted from fruit sourced both at their estate vineyard surrounding the winery, as well as from other carefully selected vineyards in Napa and Sonoma counties, and from the Alexander Valley and Russian River. In the tasting room the wines on offer that day might include a local Carneros Chardonnay, a Napa Valley Merlot, a subtle and rich Pinot Noir, a crisp Albarino, the Alexander Valley Tempranillo Reserve, Cabernet Sauvignon, or the winery’s own proprietary blend, a bold, spicy and exotic creation called “Elements.” Also under the Elements flag is a Napa County/Sonoma County Merlot, and a Cabernet Sauvignon that is also made with fruit from the two famous counties. If your preference is sparkling wines made using the classic

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méthode champenoise, they also offer a glass of their Grand Reserve sparkling. Wines in limited release include the Sauvignon Blanc, the Albarino, Merlot, Carneros Estate Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc from the Alexander Valley and a very Limited Release Mendocino County Orange Muscat. This is a perfect wine to serve as an aperitif or after a meal. There are also Single Block offerings of three different varietals. As they describe it at the winery, “The Limited Release/ Single Vineyard wines represent the ultimate expression of vineyard terroir. Produced in extremely small lots, they represent an opportunity for us to share with our customers a special selection of unique oneof-a-kind wines available only at the Visitor Center or thru Club Artesa.” On a nice day you can take your glass outside to the patio, where the view only intensifies the flavors.. The tasting room staff is friendly and helpful and enthusiastic about the wines they pour and the winery’s heritage, local lore, and Los Carneros. The tasting room at Artesa Vineyards & Winery is open every day of the week from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Located at 1345 Henry Road, Napa, they offer daily tours and Reserve Tastings at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Groups of eight or more will need to make an advance reservation for tours, while groups of ten or more can arrange for private tours and tastings. Reservations are also needed for the Vino con Queso (Wine & Cheese Pairing) or the Chocolate Indulgence tasting. For more information, call (707) 224-1668 or at www.artesawinery.com.

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Grgich Hills Host ‘Buxtehude: Bach’s Inspiration’ Concert
Considered among the brightest jewels of 17th century chamber music
The chamber quartet Les Violettes will perform a program of music by the man who inspired Bach on Monday, May 30, 2011 starting at 2pm at Grgich Hills Estate winery in Rutherford, CA. Among the very brightest jewels of 17th century chamber music shine the works of Dieterich Buxtehude; little wonder that the young Johann Sebastian Bach said of Buxtehude, “He is the very model of a modern Lübeck organist” (or words to that effect), and went to great lengths to hear Buxtehude perform. Buxtehude’s sonatas for violin, viola da gamba, and harpsichord rethink the nature of a trio sonata, and his sacred cantatas for voice and instruments are emotionally moving and rhetorically powerful. Les Violettes (Corey Carleton, soprano, David Wilson, violin, Colin Shipman, viola da gamba, and Violet Grgich, harpsichord) will perform at Grgich Hills Estate, Violet Grgich will be playing harpsichord 1829 St. Helena Highway (Highway 29) in Rutherford, CA. Cost is $25 general admission, $20 for Grgich Hills wine club members. For reservations, please contact hospitality@grgich.com or call the winery at 707-963-2784. Grgich Hills Estate was founded in 1977 by Miljenko “Mike” Grgich and Austin Hills after Mike’s Chardonnay outscored the best of France in the now-famous 1976 Paris Tasting. Today, the winery owns 366 acres of estate vineyards that are certified organic and Biodynamic in Napa Valley. Family owned and operated, Grgich Hills practices the art of winemaking by crafting food-friendly wines known for their quality, consistency and longevity. Mike is assisted by his daughter, Violet Grgich, Vice President of Operations, and his nephew, Ivo Jeramaz, Vice President of Vineyards and Production. For more information, visit www.grgich.com.

LODGING
NAPA VALLEY NAPA VALLEY
PINK MANSION
The perfect Napa wine tasting experience. Valley or forest views from each room, lavish breakfast and afternoon wine tasting, large indoor heated pool and Jacuzzi, 1-800-238-7465 in-room massage and facials available.

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; 1-800-541-7788 continental breakfast 800 Highway One, Bodega Bay www.InnattheTides.com

1415 Foothill Blvd, Calistoga

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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

SONOMA COUNTY– NORTHERN
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

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS HOTEL & SUITES 316 Pittman Road Fairfield

MONTEREY BAY/CENTRAL COAST
O LONE OAK LODGE Within minutes to aquarium, wineries, Monterey Harbor, shopping, taverns, restaurants, etc. 1-800-283-5663 www.loneoaklodge.com VAGABOND’S INN Located in the midst of Carmel's finest restaurants, unique shops and wellknown art galleries and blocks away from Clint Eastwood's Hog's Breath Inn. (831) 624-7738 www.vagabondshouseinn.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– 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

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Napa Cellars and Folie à Deaux
by Sue Straight, The Wine Wench
Located smack-dab in the middle of the Napa Valley is a comfortable, friendly place that offers great wines, an awesome gift shop, knowledgeable, helpful staff and picnic grounds, too! This place is home to Napa Cellars and Folie à Deaux wines. Oh, and don’t forget the Ménage à Trois! The grounds are beautifully landscaped – mounds of lavender and assorted colorful flowers delight the eye and nose and a fountain (which is actually their sign – how cool is that?) burbles away merrily, delighting the ears. Around back is a grassy, tree-shaded picnic area, where visitors are invited to kick off their shoes and relax a while. The visitor’s center is a geodesic dome, with a pentagon shaped tasting bar set up in the middle of the room, so visitors have lots of space to belly up to the bar. Directly above the bar, in the center of the room, a grape motif stained glass window shines a rainbow of color down on the happy scene. A marble topped bar against one wall is used for overflow on busy days, and because of it’s prime location, this visitors center can get very busy at times. Not to worry, though, the well-trained staff easily handles busy times. They are friendly and knowledgeable and love gently educating their guests about all things wine. XM radio provides happy background soundtracks and on the weekends, they turn up the

classic rock. Party! There is an impressive array of non-wine gift items, including logoed T-Shirts, hats, glassware, oils and dipping sauces (samples available), picnic supplies and more artfully displayed around the room on upended barrels and custom display racks. The wines here are very good and reasonably priced. I tasted a few during my visit and the following wines were my favorites: 2009 Napa Cellars Reserve Chardonnay, Mount Veeder ($32): This is a classic Chardonnay, with aromas and flavors of baked apples, baking spices, buttered toast and vanilla. Rich and complex in the mouth, with a long, delicious finish. 2008 Napa Cellars Zinfandel, Napa Valley ($22): This Zin is spicy, sassy and absolutely enjoyable! It’s what my wine-judging buddies and I call a “berry bomb.” Blackberry, raspberry and strawberry aromas and flavors abound, enhanced by lots of peppery spice. It is bright and juicy in the mouth, with a mouthwatering finish. You’re going to want another sip… 2009 Napa Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon, Stagecoach Vineyard ($48): In a word, delicious! Mouthwatering aromas of black cherry blackcurrant, mocha, rose petals and spice box continue as flavors in the velvety, decadently rich mouth. The visitors center for Napa Cellars and Folie à Deaux, located at 7481 St. Helena Hwy, Oakville, CA is open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, call 1-800-535-6400 or visit their website at www.napacellars.com or www.folieadeaux.com.

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Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards
Spring & Summer Celebrations to Remember
Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards was the first sparkling wine house in California’s Sonoma Carneros region. Now, celebrating 25 years, Gloria Ferrer continues to be a must-stop spot for locals, as well as visitors to Sonoma Wine Country. Embodying Spanish winegrowing history, time-honored tradition, and centuries-old sustainable practices, Gloria Ferrer creates exceptional sparkling and estate varietal wines that are blended to pair perfectly with food. After a long, cold winter, Gloria Ferrer welcomes the seasons of spring and summer with a bounty of celebrations. Experience Gloria Ferrer, from weddings to festivals to the simplicity of enjoying a glass of sparkling or estate varietal wines on the Vista Terrace overlooking estate Carneros vineyards.

Sparkling Wedding Celebrations
The only sight more beautiful than a bride is a bride with a magnificent setting behind her. And many couples choose to begin their lives together in Sonoma at Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards, under the grapevine covered Spanish arbor overlooking the breathtaking views of Carneros. Surrounded by family and friends, a wine country wedding commences a life that is sure to sparkle. The beautiful Vista Terrace of Gloria Ferrer is a prime wedding location amidst the Spanish-inspired architecture reminiscent of the Ferrer family’s 12th-century Catalonian farmhouse in the hills outside Barcelona. Whether at Gloria Ferrer or another magical venue, toast the occasion with any of the 14 Gloria Ferrer sparkling and estate varietal wines, all of which pair famously with a diverse variety of elegant wedding cuisine.

a celebration of the winery’s Spanish roots, with the opening of the winery in July 1986. The Catalan Festival rejoices in all things Catalan, including music, dance, Spanish fare and of course, world-class bubbly. Two full days of festivities on July 23 & 24 include a Paella cooking demo by “Paella Guy” José Castenada, a Flamenco Fantasy Guitar performance by Eric Symons, a dance performance by Sol Flamenco, and a Flavors of Spain cooking demo by Steve Rose of Vineyards Inn. The Catalan Festival brings guests the true spirit of Spain in the heart of Sonoma County.

Turn a Spring or Summer Day into a Carneros Celebration
A warm day in Sonoma deserves to be relished. Spend a perfect afternoon relaxing on the Vista Terrace overlooking Gloria Ferrer’s Carneros estate vineyards while sipping a glass of sparkling wine and savoring the local and Spanish cheeses, meats, almonds and other delicacies sold onsite. Then tour the winery, or enjoy a seminar that explores the versatility of sparkling wines, and how the different Gloria Ferrer sparkling and estate varietal wines stand up to a variety of food flavors and textures from spicy, fried, salty, sweet, and the elusive fifth taste, umami. It’s the ideal way to experience Sonoma Wine Country and those in the know will say it doesn’t get any better than this. When in Wine Country, visit Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards or simply raise a glass of sparkling and estate varietal wines and take part in a tradition 25 years in the making. For wine tasting, membership in wine clubs, wine education, weddings, or colorful events with Spanish roots visit the website at www.gloriaferrer.com. Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards is located at 23555 Carneros Highway (121), Sonoma. For more information, call (707) 996-7256.

Celebrate Gloria Ferrer’s 25th Anniversary at the Catalan Festival
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Rutherford Appellation Wineries Celebrate Mom
Enjoy a weekend of brunch-style wine and food pairing at 16 award-winning Rutherford wineries, May 7-8
The Rutherford Appellation Wineries invite the public to take a wine tasting journey through Napa Valley’s famed Rutherford region during their semi-annual Spring Passport Weekend on Saturday, May 7 and Sunday, May 8, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Passport holders can experience the wineries of the Rutherford appellation as never before with hearty spring wine and food pairings featuring wine country brunch fair, while celebrating mom. The event highlights and celebrates the wineries of Rutherford, in the historic heart of Napa Valley. Each winery will feature its own unique wine and food pairing experience aimed to teach visitors about Rutherford varietals, Napa Valley terroir and how the wines pair with different, select food dishes. Sixteen wineries are slated to host guests for this special two-day event, including many that are not normally open for public tastings. These wineries will also be offering special wine discounts to Passports holders. Participating wineries are Alpha Omega, Beaulieu Vineyards, Conn Creek, Elizabeth Spencer, Eppler Winery, Hall Rutherford, Honig Vineyard and Winery, J. Moss Wines, Lieff Wines, Meander Cellars, Pedemonte Cellars, Peju Province Winery, Pina Napa Valley, St. Supery, Slaughterhouse Cellars and Tres Sabores Winery. Weekend passports are available for $75 per person for the weekend. Members of participating winery wine clubs and Facebook Fans will be sent a promotional code which extends a 20% passport ticket discount. A limited number of passports are available to purchase online at www.rutherford-appellation-wineries.com and will be available for pick-up on May 7th and 8th in Rutherford. Proceeds from the spring Passport Weekend will be donated to a local Napa Valley charity. Since its inception, the Rutherford Appellation Wineries has donated more than $40,000 to local charities from Passport Weekend ticket sales, including the Rutherford Grange, Napa Crime Stoppers, the Rutherford River Restoration project, Queen of the Valley Community Outreach Service and the Rutherford Volunteer Fire Department. In 2011, the group has committed an additional $10,000 to the Rutherford Grange, with an additional $30,000 slated to be donated to various charities. Rutherford Passport Weekends are semi-annual events held the first weekends of May and December. To learn more about the Rutherford Appellation Wineries please visit the website at www.rutherford-appellation-wineries.com. Rutherford Appellation Wineries was established as the direct to consumer marketing arm of the Rutherford Dust Society (www.rutherforddust.org) to educate the public about the significance of the Rutherford appellation as Napa Valley’s preeminent grape-growing area. This organization was created to promote the uniqueness of the area and encourage visitors to experience personally the quality of the wines produced by wineries located in this special place.

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Change Things Up From Busy Wine Country
If this is one of your many visits to the wine country, you are no doubt looking for something a little different. So why not change things up and take the road less travelled through Suisun Valley “The Napa Back Road”. We all no doubt have our favorites, but we are always looking to one up our friends back home. Yes, that never ending search for something new and refreshing, but still preserving all that made you first fall in love with the whole “Wine Country Experience.” If you are staying in Downtown Napa, do you realize you are just approximately 15 to 20 minutes away from a valley that preserved what Napa was in the 1960s? However, the wines at such places like Vezer Family Vineyard and the Blue Victorian Winery take advantage of both the old traditions, such as 100% hand punched down wines, along with implementing the important new techniques learned from those great California winemakers over the last 50 years. This Suisun Valley has been a long-time held secret in the wine country. In fact, many of the locals try to continue this secret, simply because it is where they go to still experience those old feelings of days gone by. Suisun Valley is where you can find wines that would sell for over $150 a bottle at the popular better known tourist destinations in Napa, for $30 to $60. These same wines have 94, 95 and 97 point rankings and medals from the greatest national and international competitions! conversation with one of Vezer’s very own sommaliers, order a panini, cheese tray and hot soup from Tommie at the deli. Enjoy a bottle while you wait to be served at your quaint little outdoor garden table. Once you have a little food in your belly, drive a half mile down the road to the Blue Victorian, where your tasting room manager, Joseph, greets you at the 100-year-old Victorian manor. Once you walk into the quaint parlor, reminiscent of an old Cape Cod sea captain’s bar, you have just stepped back in time. After tasting some amazing Sauvignon Blanc take a “Trio Amici Tour.” This is a tour that involves walking through the back gardens to the old Victorian stone and timber Barrel Room with iron works and huge timbers and travertine chandeliers hanging from the 40'-high ceilings. Once you get into the room, your personal tour guide takes you straight to his favorite barrels and starts to serve you a blend taken from three different barrels, made in front of your very eyes. Have your tour guide get you to taste each phase of the blend and see how the wine progresses to its complete blend. He explains the history of the grapes, the barrels and the Vezer Family and Blue Victorians House styles. Before you leave the Barrel Room, you are tempted as you walk by a few more barrels of Ruby Port and this White Port called the Sophie. As you taste these wonderful after dinner wines, you might hear that back in the Mankas Gardens of Vezer’s, starting at 5 p.m. on the first and the third Saturday of the month, there is a live concert of jazz, R&B or classic rock music. You can actually have the Vintage Café serve you a hot outdoor garden dinner of possibly a “Cab and Slab” (Vezer Cabernet and rib eye steak) all while listening and dancing to some first-class music as the sun goes down in beautiful Suisun Valley. Come make your own dreams come true in Suisun (Sue-soon) Valley “Napa’s Little Sister Sui.”
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Winemaker Profile: Arger-Martucci Vineyards

Dr. Kosta Arger
Arger-Martucci Vineyards, just south of the classic Wine Country town of St. Helena, is a small, family-owned winery where you can enjoy exceptional wines in a relaxed and unpretentious setting. Winery owners Kosta Arger and Rich Martucci first met and became close friends through a Reno, NV wine tasting group in the 1980s. At the time, Arger was establishing himself as an accomplished cardiologist and skilled home winemaker, while Martucci was working to build the struggling bank he had acquired. Dr. Arger, who learned to make wine in the 1970s from the legendary Joe Heitz of Heitz Cellars, had always dreamed of starting a Napa Valley winery. In 1998, both families were looking for property in the Napa Valley and decided it was the perfect time to partner and start a winery. The Arger-Martucci partnership is ideal – Rich manages the financial aspects of the business, while Kosta handles the winemaking. The next generation is also involved full time. Anthony Arger takes care of outside sales and marketing while Vince Martucci is the assistant winemaker and oversees the tasting room. Still a practicing cardiologist in Reno, Dr. Arger arranges his busy schedule so he can spend weekends, holidays and the harvest in Napa Valley. Although he has been making wine for over 35 years and has crafted many award winning wines, he has never taken a formal winemaking class. If you’re lucky enough to spend an hour or two with him, talking about vineyards, winemaking technique and philosophy, his passion for his art of turning top-quality fruit into top quality wine, and tasting some of the results, you will begin to appreciate the passion he has for what once was a hobby and a dream, before it all became a reality. Arger-Martucci’s flagship wine is the much acclaimed Odyssey, a gorgeous Bordeaux-style blend. The elegant blend contains Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, and Petite Verdot, all of which are grown on their estate Odyssey Vineyards. Located on Atlas Peak 1,350 feet above the Valley floor, the vineyards provide what Dr. Arger emphasizes are imperative in quality winemaking – “a consistent source for the finest Napa Valley fruit.” In addition to this consistent fruit source, he is also of the Old World mindset that red wines should not be released too early. Instead, they should be allowed “sufficient bottle age before release.” As a cardiologist, he knows that “a lot can happen in five or ten years,” and wants to make sure that when the wines are released, they are “drinkable, enjoyable and ready for consumption.” With the additional time in the bottle (Arger-Martucci typically does not release a red wine until five years after its vintage date), these wines are truly elegant and complex. Accompanying the Odyssey is a refreshing white blend called the Iliad. Released for the first time two years ago, the blend, which contains Viognier, Sauvignon Blanc, Gewurtraminer and Muscat, has quickly become one of the winery’s best sellers. In addition to these proprietary blends, Arger-Martucci produces an array of excellent red wines including Pinot Noir, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Petite Syrah. They also make a small lot of Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc dessert wine called Dulcinea, which is incredibly reminiscent of excellent Sauternes. The tasting room, tucked behind the crush pad and barrel room, is quaint and picturesque. It boasts a beautiful view of the Mayacamas Mountains on the western side of the Valley and there’s a poolside picnic area, complete with an outdoor gazebo, where guests can taste and enjoy the scenery away from the crowds. The Arger-Martucci Vineyards tasting room is open every day of the week from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Friday, Saturday and Sunday until 5 p.m.). Appointments are highly encouraged. Private barrel tastings are also available by appointment. They are located at 1455 Inglewood Avenue in St. Helena. For more information or to make that appointment, call (707) 963-4334. You can also visit them online at www.arger-martucci.com.

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Tasting Room of the Week:

Jessup Cellars
by Josh Stein
Yountville is world famous because of its restaurants, wineries and wine country lifestyle. One of its best attractions, however, flies mostly under the radar except for those in the know. That’s what happens when you focus more on great small-lot releases and giving visitors a memorable experience – you don’t have the time to brag because you’re busy doing it. That is Jessup Cellars. They’re best known for big Cabs, Bordeaux-style blends, crisp whites, spicy Zins and a range of Port-style wines because they put their time and effort solely into making great wines and directly sharing them with as many people as possible. Using grapes carefully selected from Jessup Cellars’ pristine Napa Valley vineyard sources Executive Winemaker Rob Lloyd and Assistant Winemaker Charles Keller continue to handcraft classic blended and single varietal wines and Ports, combining state of the art wine making practices with the traditions of yore to produce luscious wines with elegant tannins that are accessible now and for years to come. Owned by Dan and Becky Blue, Roy and Cheri Eisiminger and Vance and Jana Thompson, Jessup Cellars has come to be recognized for its distinctly approachable style of wine and its exceptional tasting experiences. Together, the families work hard to bring you only the best the Napa Valley has to offer. The new Chardonnay is certainly proof of that, as are the other acclaimed releases produced, including the highly regarded Table for Four red blend with its hint of Petite Sirah and the Juel red blend, or as they call it at the winery, “Merlot on Steroids.” Of course, it’s what happens in Yountville itself which makes Jessup Cellars our Tasting Room of the Week. As any staff member will proudly proclaim if asked, Jessup is “all about the experience.” Walk-in visitors are welcomed at the tasting bar, but for those seeking a more intimate occasion, the by-appointment semi-private tastings, accompanied by a cheese plate, are the way to best enjoy the tasting room and staff. Taking place within Jessup’s art gallery, visitors get to enjoy a range of wines available only from the winery in a relaxed, no attitude environment. In fact, if you ask the right people around the Valley, you’ll hear the same response: it’s the staff at Jessup, their willingness to answer any question, their joy at getting to share what they love about the wines, which really makes the distinction. Mention this article to any of them to receive a complimentary tasting for two and you’ll get to see for yourself why Jessup Cellars only has to depend on wordof-mouth. When you visit, you will be given access to the full range of Jessup wines, including Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Port, Chardonnay, Petite Syrah, Zinfandel, and Zinfandel Port, as well as several other very special releases. In fact, people love the wines so much that Jessup Cellars had to create Twice-Yearly and Thrice-Yearly wine clubs to satisfy customer demands for more wine. Imagine that? Customer desire for the wines has driven Jessup’s growth, and it’s because of how good the wines and experience are that people will hesitate to give away the secret. Well, we’ve let the cat out of the bag – go see for yourself what the Valley knows at Jessup Cellars in Yountville!

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‘Sense Yountville’ Spotlights Local Wines, Chefs
Wine lovers seeking an excellent value on both marquis names and small, lesser-known producers are encouraged to attend the Third Annual SENSE YOUNTVILLE taking place on Saturday, May 7 at Villagio Vintage Estate. Only 350 tickets have been made available for this exclusive wine futures event, which features pre-release wines at special pricing from 30 producers and 12 culinary pairings created by an all-star local lineup. With a main street that boasts an ever expanding collection of Michelin Stars flanked on all sides by vineyards producing some of the region’s most acclaimed wines, Yountville makes no bones about claiming their title as the epicurean epicenter of the Napa Valley. The Third Annual SENSE YOUNTVILLE takes place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Pavilion at Vintage Estate and is limited to 350 guests. Tickets are available for $150 per person at www.senseyountville.com. Several participating restaurants will host winemaker dinners that evening, and some local hotels are offering weekend lodging packages. See website for complete details. Participating wineries include: Bell Wine Cellars, Blankiet Estate, Casa Pena, Chanticleer, CK Peter Mondavi Family Winery, Clos Valmi, Corley Family, Dillon Vineyards, YOUNT Rose, Elizabeth MILL RD Domaine Chandon, Dominus Estate, Gamble Family Vineyards, Gemstone Vineyard, Ghost Block, Goosecross Cellars‚ Grgich Hills Estate, Hopper Creek, Joseph George, Kapcsandy Family Winery, Keever Vineyards, Lail Vineyards, JACKSON
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2011 Auction Napa Valley – June 2-5
The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) non-profit trade association announces the dates and highlights of the 2011 Auction Napa Valley – The American Wine Classic. The premier food and wine event in the U.S. takes place June 2-5, with four hundred wineries of Napa Valley hosting guests of the Auction in intimate home and winery settings, at the rousing Barrel Auction & Marketplace to be held this year at The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone, and at the centerpiece live auction and party at Meadowood Napa Valley. Hosted by the NVV in America's renowned wine, food, arts and wellness destination, Auction Napa Valley promises to once again be one of the life events that will amaze the senses. Guests will enjoy the incomparable beauty of the Napa Valley when the days are long, warm and inviting. charity wine auction, having given nearly $100 million over the years for a variety of well-deserving charities. This is the epicenter of America’s legendary wine and food culture,” said 2011 Honorary Chair Koerner Rombauer of Rombauer Vineyards. “This is where the best of the best gather and we will knock it out of the park come June.” The Rombauer’s family heritage of food and wine is noteworthy, as Irma Rombauer penned the cookbook that is the cornerstone of every American kitchen, “The Joy of Cooking.” Napa Valley is known for its inviting entertaining style, and with the evergreen forests of the valley’s hillsides and unfolding vineyard views at Meadowood Napa Valley, the setting could not more ideal for the meals that bookend the main event with Pawlcyn and Chiarello.

Good Things Come over Four Days
The best that one can do is plan a four-day weekend in the Napa Valley beginning on Thursday, June 2, with casual dinners with winemakers welcoming guests to their homes and wineries to get the weekend's party started. Day two is a full one, with the Barrel Tasting & Marketplace, the quintessential foodie event, held at the historic Culinary Institute of America at Greystone in St Helena. This grand 19th-century stone winery, now the west coast campus of the venerable culinary academy, will roll out the red carpet as scores of the valley's top toques and

Leading the Culinary Team
Between the dinner parties and the Friday Barrel Auction & Marketplace, scores of the region's chefs will be at the table for attendees, celebrating the farm-to-table wines of Napa Valley. But leading the weekend will be the artisanal fare prepared by two of the valley's culinary super stars – Chef Cindy Pawlcyn of Mustards Grill, Go Fish and Cindy's Backstreet Kitchen and Chef Michael Chiarello of Bottega Napa Valley, NapaStyle and his incredible Food Network and PBS cooking shows. “Auction Napa Valley continues to be the world's most successful

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hundreds of wineries help revelers to taste and swirl the day away. Wine lovers will explore deep into the old winery's cellar to bid on wine futures, thieved right from the barrel by the winemaker who crafted the wine. Later that day, they'll join small, intimate fetes, again at winemakers’ homes and wineries, for the opportunity to really connect with the vintner hosts and other guests. Day three is the centerpiece of the weekend, as Chef Cindy will offer lunch on the lawn at Meadowood while attendees plan their strategy on how to capture some of the most rare wines in the world – and most incredible vintner excursions ever put together--at the Live Auction. As the sun goes down and bidders have secured their treasures, Chef Michael Chiarello will let out all the stops Napa style as he creates the consummate al fresco dinner – and you can bet he’ll be on the dance floor with the rest of the revelers as the stars come out! The final day starts with a sparkling brunch at Meadowood, as guests prepare to take home a bit of Napa's warm glow from an amazing weekend, and having helped make a difference in the lives of those in need. “Auction Napa Valley is a life-changing experience, one that I am proud to have helped start with the Vintners association more than thirty years ago,” said Margrit Mondavi, wife of the late Robert Mondavi. “It is like a bright star that radiates near and far.” Tickets typically sell out quickly. Visit www.napavintners.com/anv. Ticket packages range from $350 to $2500.

About Auction Napa Valley
Auction Napa Valley is the most successful charity wine auction in the world and to date has given nearly $100 million to scores of nonprofit programs. The annual fundraiser is hosted by the Napa Valley Vintners. The auction was founded in 1981 under the vision of Robert and Margrit Mondavi and has grown to be a four-day celebration of wine, food and fundraising held the first weekend in June.

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depth of B Cellars wines. “B Cellars was keen to attract a person with solid culinary credentials who could help us convey to winery visitors the reasons for our ‘food-centric’ reputation in the culinary community,” said Duffy Keys, principal. “We were impressed with Chef Machamer’s qualifications and culinary work experience at Thomas Keller’s Bouchon Bistro and with Gordon Ramsay at the London Hotel in Los Angeles – not mention her incredible personality.”

B Cellars Winery Announces Enhanced
B Cellars (www.bcellars.com), a premium winery and tasting salon located on the picturesque Silverado Trail in Calistoga, is proud to announce a number of enhanced tasting programs and the appointment of Chef Christina Machamer as wine educator and chef. Machamer, a Hell’s Kitchen winner, Culinary Institute of America (CIA) graduate and certified sommelier, will bring her epicurean expertise to B Cellars versatile, award-winning wines to offer guests a more fully rounded, sensory wine tasting experience. Since the winery’s inception, B Cellars multi-vineyard winemaking strategy and the resultant versatility of its wines have made it a favorite of chefs and restaurateurs. A modern-day négociant in the classic French model, B Cellars crafts exceptional blends produced from grapes procured from Napa Valley’s most coveted vineyard properties. The B Cellars approach delivers flavor profiles rarely available from single-vineyard, single-varietal wineries, making B Cellars vintages ideal for pairing with creatively articulated foods. To better showcase the versatility and depth of B Cellars wines, Chef Machamer has been brought on board to develop and lead expanded interactive food and wine tasting programs for winery guests, with the goal of demonstrating through sensatory experience the flexibility and

The tasting experiences offer a number of expanded options: Chef’s Perspective: Why do wine and food work so well together – or
in some instances compete? Chef Machamer shares her hints on wine and food pairing basics. Guests taste five vintage wines (one white and four reds) as Chef Machamer provides an insider’s look at how chefs taste wine and what they look for in food pairings. Guests will understand and take home fundamental wine and food paring principles that can be recreated in the home kitchen. This program is offered Wednesday through Sunday at 11 a.m. on a semi-private basis unless arrangements for a private session have been booked. Reservations are required 24 hours in advance. Cost is $40 per person.

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Interactive Wine and Food Experiences
Private Library and Reserve Wine Tasting: Working with sommelier
Gretchen Bender and her capable team of wine educators, guests have an opportunity to taste unique, limited-production wines in a private setting. From the B Cellars Library and Reserve collection, this is a wine tasting experience that showcases the extraordinary depth and diversity of Napa Valley’s terroir while also savoring charcuterie, cheeses and other items presented by Chef Machamer. This private tasting program is offered daily; reservations are required 24 hours in advance. Starting cost: $40 (with upgrades depending on wine and food options). Gretchen Bender to assemble the tasting flights to be reviewed and included at the Vintner’s Table; then a sit down with Chef Machamer to discuss menu direction for the perfect wine and food pairings tailored to your personal palate. Whether it’s a romantic dinner for two in a quiet corner of the barrel room, in the salon or on the Patio, or wine and hors d’œuvres served on the Patio followed by a hosted dinner for family and friends, Sommelier Gretchen Bender and Chef Machamer will create a one of-a-kind experience – a perfect way to celebrate the bounty of Napa Valley in the spirit or your special occasion. This program is offered seasonally with advanced planning.

Preview Tasting & Patio Lunch: Reserve a spot in the tasting salon, where guests will preview three flagship wines (one white and two reds) and then enjoy a Chef Machamer-inspired picnic lunch served on the Patio. Preview Tasting & Patio Lunch is served daily from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. subject to seasonality and weather conditions. Reservations are required 24 hours in advance. Cost: $35; wine with lunch is priced separately based on selection from half or full bottles. The Vintner’s Table Exclusive: This exclusive tasting experience offers B
Cellars guests the opportunity to enjoy the luxury of having their own private sommelier and personal chef. The planning for this exclusive experience begins with a walk through the cellar with Sommelier

Flagship Tasting: This is a classic wine tasting featuring four vintage
wines (one white and three reds) from B Cellars current releases, showcasing Napa Valley’s most coveted vineyards. Served in the winery’s tasting salon or outside on the patio, guests enjoy presentations from the winery’s talented wine educators while also sampling “B Bites” – designed by Chef Machamer. This program is offered seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Reservations are not required and dropins are welcome. Cost is $15 per person. For reservations and further information on all programs, call (707) 709-8787 or e-mail laura@bcellars.com.

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Calistoga Wineries Annual Spring Celebration
Celebrate spring with six different wineries in and around Calistoga Grown and Estate Bottled wines focusing on core Bordeaux varietals at this one-day event Saturday, May 7, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. This is the with a new downtown tasting room. 16th year Calistoga wineries have come together to ring in this colorful Vermeil Wines & On the Edge Winery This is the personal wine season and for good cause. These friendly up-valley wineries are each project of the Super Bowl-winning, renowned NFL head coach, Dick considered “small” by all counts and are likely new to you as several are Vermeil. He shares a downtown tasting room with his winemaker, located off the beaten path. This Tasting Pass event is a great way to Paul Smith’s On thEdge Winery discover some new favorite wines and wineries. Each will be rolling out Zahtila Vineyards is devoted to making robust Cabernet Sauvithe red carpet to benefit St. Luke’s Non-Denominational Preschool. gnon and Zinfandel that marry well with food along with a refreshEnjoy tasting of current release wines, barrel sampling, library ingly fruit-forward Chardonnay. Zahtila Vineyards is located on releases, various food pairings, special prices, music and more. Lakeville Hwy 29 heading east, two seconds outside of downtown. (Although, each winery's actual offering will vary.) Tasting Passes are available to purchase in advance online or at each B Cellars, which is committed to the artisan approach: creating participating winery the day of. Donation request is $30 per Tasting perfectly balanced and complex wines. They are located at the top of Pass. Must be over 21 years old to purchase and use the Tasting Pass. the Silverado Trail, just south of town. For more information, visit www.CalistogaWineEvent.com or call Bennett Lane Winery is the home of 22 90+ Point scores from (707) 963-5783. Wine Spectator, Wine Enthusiast and Robert Parker in just 7 vintages. This winery and tasting room is on Highway 128, heading north just a couple of miles outside of town. ST. HELENA Casa Nuestra Winery & Vineyards est. 1979, boasts wines of CHARLES special interest mostly grown in their organic vineyards. They’ll be CHARLES TT KRUG RA Dominari KRUG PRATT featuring live music by Residual Sugar. They are the southernmost P Calafia Cellars DAVID FULTON participating winery located several miles outside of town. DAVID FULTONLTON Calafia Cellars FU BERINGER N Kenefick Ranch Winery is a boutique winery producing all Estate FULTO BERINGER NA
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HKG Tasting Room Adds Unique Food & Wine Pairings – Petit Pies and Desserts To-Go from Sonoma Valley Chefs
Glen Ellen Provides Delicious Destination for Complete Wine Country Culinary Experience
The HKG Tasting Room in the charming town of Glen Ellen in Sonoma, will offer special wine and food pairings created by chefs of the awardwinning Kenwood Inn and Spa. Executive Chef Andrea Di Loreto and Pastry Chef Khambay Khamsyvoravong will match the wines from Hop Kiln Winery’s Russian River Valley estate HKG varietals with a seasonal array of food friendly tastes. In addition, visitors can purchase desserts to-go from the tasting room’s retail case, including individual pastries and sweet and savory pies. Pastry Chef Khambay, a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York, anticipates providing a delicious pairing at the tasting room as well as cooking goodies to go. “I’m most excited about being able to put a savory twist on traditional desserts, and utilizing the bounty of seasonal and local produce that Sonoma wine country has to offer. The petit desserts and pies that we’ll be creating appeal to my sweet tooth without much of the guilt. Sometimes, I can't (or shouldn't) eat a whole pie by myself!” The HKG Tasting Room offers a selection of current wines produced by Hop Kiln’s talented, young winemaker, Chuck Mansfield. Selections include: Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Rosé of Pinot and Pinot Grigio from their Russian River Valley Estate. The HKG Tasting Room is open Thursday through Sunday from noon to 6 p.m. and is located at 13647 Arnold Drive. For more information, call (707) 938-7622 or go to www.hopkilnwinery.com.
EARLY SPRING FOOD AND WINE FLIGHTS – $22 PER PERSON Three Estate wines perfectly paired with a trio of culinary creations • crab and curry Mustard creme fraiche cannoli 2009 russian river Valley estate chardonnay • Duck confit on crispy Polenta with rose Petal raspberry Preserve 2009 russian river Valley estate Pinot noir • Bacon gelato with Balsamic reduction and Black Sea Salt 2009 russian river Valley estate rosé of Pinot noir CHEESE PAIRING – $6 PER PERSON • Bellwether farms carmody 2009 hKg estate “Six Barrel Bridge” chardonnay • Bellwether farms Pepato 2009 hKg estate "Bridge" Pinot noir CHOCOLATE PAIRING – $6 PER PERSON • White chocolate honey lavender truffles and himalayan sea salt Amorosa Bella Sparkling rose • rich caramel filled chocolate and sea salt 2009 hKg russian river Valley estate Pinot noir PETIT DESSERTS AND PIES – $5-$6 EACH: Take a selection home or indulge here with a glass of wine! • Banana cream tart – Sweet dough, banana butter, fresh bananas, pastry cream, poundcake croutons and toasted meringue • carrot cake entremet – carrot cake, cream cheese mousse, pear and wine gelee • espresso torte – chocolate devil’s food cake, espresso buttercream, shiny ganache glaze Petit PieS • Sweet – Milk chocolate sesame mousse • Savory – leeks, sausage and roasted pears pot pie WineS - $8 glASS – Enjoy a glass of HKG wine solo or paired with a savory pie

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MAY 7, 14 – Live Music and BBQ Paring at Truett Hust Winery – 1-5pm – tri tip and whiskey fennel sausages with our bold red wines. Justine: 707-433-9545, justine@truetthurst.com MAY 7 – Healdsburg Bulldog Family Movie Night – 5:30-10pm, $5, giorgi Park – games, jumpies, rock wall, food and a movie! Benefit scholarships for football players and cheerleaders, 707-291-4395. MAY 8 – Mother's Day Hike – 9am-2pm, tolay lake regional Park –Strenuous 4 ½+ hour hike. $6 parking fee for those without an Annual Park's Membership. 707-789-9644, www.sonomacountyparks.org MAY 14 – Amphora’s 'Healdsburgundy" Pinot and Chardonnay Tasting – 11am-4pm, $10, library wines, current releases, and "futures" from the barrel.$10, rSVP 707.431.7767 MAY 14 – Guys Can Cook Too – 5-9pm, $50, SrJc Warren g. Dutton, Jr. Agricultural Pavilion - Shone farm – ticket includes all food and wine tastings. Silent and live auctions, www.guyscancook.com MAY 14 – Spring Release Celebrations – 12-4pm, $40, ridge Vineyards/lytton Springs – newrelease wines, gourmet burgers. contact: Sandy Johnson, 707-433-7721, sandy@ridgewine.com MAY 14 – Relay for Life MEGA Rummage Sale! – 8am-noon, March Avenue and University Street MAY 15 – 21st Historic Healdsburg Homes Tour – 1-4:30pm, $35/$40, healdsburg Museum A self-guided tour of fine homes and gardens. $35/$40, (707) 473-0313. MAY 21-22 – (Opening Gala, May 20) – Taste Alexander Valley – 11am-4pm, $65/advance 30 Alexander Valley Wineries. gala tickets: $90, 707-894-8500, www.alexandervalley.org

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Wine Icon Jess Stonestreet Jackson Passes Away
Founder of Kendall-Jackson winery, industry visionary, thoroughbred owner
Jess Stonestreet Jackson, the wine visionary who popularized Chardonnay in America in the early 1980s with his immediatelysuccessful Kendall-Jackson winery and then became a pioneering architect of the ascendant American wine industry, died April 21 at his Geyserville, home after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was 81. A one-time longshoreman and police officer, who put himself through University of California Berkeley's Boalt Hall law school, Jackson became one of the best-known figures in American viticulture, as Kendall-Jackson became the best-selling Chardonnay in America for over two decades. Raised in San Francisco during the Great Depression, Jackson worked as a farmer, policeman and land-use lawyer. He started the Kendall-Jackson wine business with the family’s 1974 purchase of an 80-acre pear and walnut orchard in Lakeport that he converted to a vineyard. In 1982, he produced his first bottle of wine under the Kendall-Jackson label. In 1983, the wine won the first double Platinum Award ever presented by the American Wine Competition. Kendall-Jackson Wine Estates remains today one of the most awarded wineries in the United States. Jackson's vision and outspoken manner often ran counter to conventional industry practices. When he realized that the quality of the French oak barrels used to age his wine was inconsistent, he invested in his own mill in France to provide barrel staves, and became a partner in a cooperage located in Missouri. He created his own California distribution company to remain free of industry consolidation there. He was a leader in the sustainable farming movement within the wine industry, implementing dozens of environmentally-friendly farming innovations throughout the vineyards of Jackson Family Wines. As a philanthropist he and his wife Barbara Banke quietly donated millions of dollars in support of local and national charitable organizations. Jackson was a founding member of Family Winemakers of California. In 2009, Jackson was inducted into the Vintner’s Hall of Fame. At that time he remarked, “Wine is entirely different from liquor and beer, and I’d like to see our industry free itself from the images that are used to sell those products. Wine is a part of our cultural heritage. It has always been the traditional partner with food. Wine celebrates friends, family and love – all of the best things in life. “When my family and I founded Kendall-Jackson in 1982, we simply wanted to create extraordinary wine from California’s best vineyards,” Jackson wrote in his biographical notes. “We grow grapes on our own 14,000 acres of California coastal vineyards. We take the nocompromise, high road approach to quality required to grow our world-class grapes and produce acclaimed award-winning wines. “From day one we have been a family-owned and family-run business. It is a distinction that is rapidly becoming a rarity in our industry. Our family culture is built on the time-honored principles of hard

work, integrity, and uncompromising desire for quality and the longterm stewardship of the land.” Among the wines made in the Jackson Family collection are Kendall-Jackson Wine Estates, Cambria, Stonestreet, Edmeades, La Crema, Cardinale, Lokoya, Hartford Family Winery, Verite, Atalon, Carmel Road, Murphy Goode, La Jota, Freemark Abbey, Bryon Estates, Arrowood, all in the U.S.; Chateau Lassegue in France; Tenuta di Arceno in Italy; Yangarra in Australia; and Calina in Chile. Jackson Family Wines is one of California's few remaining family-owned winery groups, with family members working full-time in a variety of positions. Jackson’s passion for farming and horses led him later in life to thoroughbred breeding and racing. In 2007, he became majority stakeholder in the racehorse Curlin who then won Horse of the Year for two consecutive years (2007 and 2008). The following year, Jackson’s filly, Rachel Alexandra became the first filly to win the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico in 85 years. She also won 2009 Horse of the Year. An outspoken leader in the reform of racing, Jackson won the Sportsman of the Year 2008 Insider Award. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Banke, five children: Jennifer Hartford, Laura Giron, Katie Jackson, Julia Jackson and Christopher Jackson and two grandchildren, Hailey Hartford and MacLean Hartford.

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Plan a Visit to Sonoma Country Antiques
As you drive into Sonoma on Highway 121 be sure to make Sonoma Country Antiques one of your first stops. The store is located north of Viansa Winery between Cline Cellars and Gloria Ferrer Champagne Cellers. A perfect location – surrounded by vineyards, at the base of rolling hills, near wetlands that draw thousands of wild fowl every year – promises a beautiful beginning to your Wine Country experience. Come up the brick steps and through the French doors and you will see why. You will be greeted by knowledgeable and friendly staff and treated to more than 10,000 square feet of “country elegant” showroom space, including a high-ceilinged, barn-like building and one of the largest selections of antique European furnishings in Northern California. Under the same loving ownership for more than 25 years, the store is devoted to offering beautiful one-ofa-kind antique pieces imported directly from Europe and reflecting the wine country style. A workshop with master craftspeople make sure each item sold is in exceptional condition. In addition to furniture, you will fine unique collectibles, fine bedding and mirrors, lifestyle books, lamps, chandeliers, and upholstery. “When you walk into the store you feel at home, and you then want that feeling in your own home,” says a patron of Sonoma Country Antiques. Creating a living space that fits a lifestyle and celebrates the integrity of antiques is what the staff at Sonoma Country Antiques shares with visitors.
May 5: Festive Mother’s Day Floral Arrangements with Valerie Arelt
Sonoma country Antiques and Valerie Arelt invite you to come and celebrate Mother’s Day with an entertaining floral demonstration followed by Afternoon tea and raffle benefiting the Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, children’s education fund (A.r.t.S.). $50. donation, reservations required. rSVP to Sonoma country Antiques 707-938-8315 or info@SonomacountryAntiques.com

May 21 and 22: Container Opening Event
come for some springtime inspiration! Sonoma country Antiques will be presenting new arrivals from europe. highway 12 Vineyards and Winery will add to the festivities, including wine tasting and a drawing for a lovely door prize. the event takes place in the showrooms of Sonoma country Antiques, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. both days. for more information, call 707-938-8315.

So, a stop at this outpost of exceptional taste and European style isn’t entirely about furniture and furnishings; it’s also your very personal welcome to this part of the Wine Country. Come in and find your treasure and enjoy the ambience that is Sonoma Country Antiques. The store is located at 23999 Arnold Drive (Highway 121) and is open Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Call (707) 938 8315 with questions, or just come by. Get a sample of what you can find on their website at www.sonomacountryantiques.com.

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Tasting Room of the Week:

Ferrari-Carano Vineyards & Winery
by Sue Straight, The Wine Wench
At Ferrari-Carano Winery, your pleasure meter will go up appreciably just upon entering the front gates – five acres of awardwinning gardens delight the eye (and nose) as you wind your way up the driveway. Once out of your car, a walkway leads you through the well-manicured, colorful grounds to the visitor’s center. For good luck, stop and rub the nose of “Bordeaux,” a 1300-pound bronze sculpture of a wild boar that sits just off the visitor’s center walkway. The Italianate villa-style visitor’s center sits atop the gently rolling hills of the Dry Creek Valley and the views are stunning. Inside the visitor’s center, you’ll find a bountiful variety of upscale gift items, including Italian pottery, tapestries, logo wear, wine and food-related books and glittery, wine-themed jewelry. This is the perfect place to find that one-of-a-kind gift! A dark cherry wood bar stretches across the back of the room, beckoning visitors to stop and sip a while. The visitor’s center’s high ceilings echo with the conversations and laughter of guests and Ferrari-Carano Winery’s expert hospitality team. So, let’s talk about the wines…I had the pleasure of tasting a couple of wines that this dream-team produced, and I can tell you first-hand that they rocked my world! The 2010 Bella Luce is a juicy, refreshing white wine, which is a blend of seven varietals. Aromas and flavors of orange blossom, honeysuckle, ripe pear and a hint of citrus delight the senses. This wine is almost too easy to drink! The 2007 Home Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon is opulently rich and eminently drinkable. Concentrated aromas of black cherry, cassis, pipe tobacco and spices continue as flavors in the luscious, velvety mouth. Long, delicious finish. Take my advice, jump in your car, wend your way up Dry Creek Road and visit Ferrari-Carano Vineyards & Winery. Make an appointment for a tour, taste their fabulous wines and take a stroll through their gardens. It truly is an experience not to be missed! Ferrari-Carano Vinyards and Winery, located at 8761 Dry Creek Road, Heladsburg, is open daily, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call (707) 433-6700 or visit their website at www.ferraricarano.com.

Enoteca

Downstairs is “Enoteca,” a wine-lover’s wonderland. Where a spotless barrel room once resided, an inviting wine lounge beckons visitors to indulge in a series of private tastings. For a nominal fee, visitors can relax and enjoy Ferrari-Carano’s limited release and reserve wines, including a flight of wines from their Anderson Valley estate. Ferrari-Carano Winery’s winemaking team is crafting some excellent wines. With Sarah Quider in charge of the white wine program (and Pinot Noir, too) and Aaron Piotter in charge of the red wine program, the resulting wines are world class.

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Wednesday ‘Wines and Sunsets’ in Paradise
With the arrival of spring, Paradise Ridge Winery is once again hosting their fabulous Wednesday evening “Wines & Sunsets” in Paradise. Ongoing each Wednesday evening, beginning May 4th and continuing through October 19th, the public is invited to bring a picnic and enjoy delectable Paradise Ridge wines while watching spectacular sunsets from the winery’s expansive veranda and beautiful poetry terrace. Wines & Sunsets begins at 6 p.m. and ends with the setting of the sun. On these special evenings the tasting room is closed, but guests will find a wonderful selection of award winning wines available to purchase by the glass or by the bottle. Due to its ever growing popularity, reservations are required for groups of eight or more. Paradise Ridge Winery has long been known for having “The Most Beautiful View in Sonoma County.” International and local guests alike come for the wines and stay for the view.
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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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WINE TASTING, SALES & HOME ACCESSORIES – 12 Wineries – One Great Place
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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. x

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Local Food & Wine Icons Showcased at Audubon Canyon Ranch’s ‘The Art of Eating: A Tribute to MFK Fisher’ on May 14
Audubon Canyon Ranch (ACR), a leader in conservation science, regional habitat protection and restoration and hands-on environmental education, announced it will host a MFK Fisher-inspired food & wine benefit at its Bouverie Preserve on May 14 from 2 to 5:30 p.m. The event is sponsored by the San Francisco Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier, Julie Atwood Events, Nancy & Tony Lilly, Bingham, Osborn & Scarborough & Bank of Marin. Award-winning cookbook author and journalist Georgeanne Brennan will be the Mistress of Ceremonies and Chef John Ash will be the Honorary Eating and Drinking Chair. Local chefs preparing small plates at pairing stations based on recipes inspired by MFK Fisher’s life, stories & philosophy include Artisan Bakers, Barking Dog Coffee Roasters, BELON Oysters for Occasions, Sondra Bernstein of the girl and the fig, DaVero Olive Oil, Sheana Davis of The Epicurean Connection, Divine Chocolate, Pam Ferrari of Pam Ferrari Catering, Joanne Filipello of Wild Thyme Catering, Charlie Hallowell of Pizzaiolo, Isa Jacoby with Oak Hill Farm, Jimtown Store, Mighty Leaf Tea, Anna Morten of St. Cyprian, Slow Food Sonoma Valley, Sonoma-Artisan Foie Gras, The Olive Press, Kary Vega of Hopmonk Tavern and Stephen Viguerie of Stephen Viguerie Catering. Wineries will include Arrowood Vineyard & Winery, Beltane Ranch, Charles Creek Vineyard, Clarbec Wines, David Noyes Wines, Deerfield Ranch, Hamel Family Wines, Haywood Winery, Matanzas Creek Winery, Michel-Schlumberger, Preston of Dry Creek, Sandole Wines and Schug Carneros Estate. The event will also include a silent and live auction of MFK Fisher-inspired items and events. Ticket price is $125. The proceeds from this event will benefit the education programs of ACR. This includes ACR’s school program, which annually provides over 6,000 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students the opportunity to experience nature first-hand, at no cost to the schools. ACR’s mission is to protect nature through environmental education, conservation science and ecosystem restoration. ACR is the only organization in the area that still offers hands-on science education field trips free of charge. Space is limited. Reservations are required by April 29. Tickets can be purchased at auduboncanyonranch.ejoinme.org/TheArtofEating For more information call (415) 868-9244. The Bouverie Preserve is located at 13935 Sonoma Highway 12, Glen Ellen.

About Mary Frances Kenney Fisher
Mary Frances Kennedy Fisher's philosophy and approach to food and its preparation have influenced many of the best chefs and food writers of our day. A close friend of David Bouverie, who donated the 535-acre oak studded property to ACR in 1979 (which now serves as nature preserve, center for environmental education and habitat restoration site), MFK Fisher spent the last 20 years of her life living in a home built for her by David Bouverie at the Bouverie Ranch – now known as the Bouverie Preserve. There she entertained friends such as Julia Child, James Beard, Chuck Williams, John Ash and Alice Waters, while publishing six additional books, including Last House.

About Audubon Canyon Ranch
The mission of Audubon Canyon Ranch (ACR) is to protect the natural resources of its sanctuaries while fostering an understanding and appreciation of these environments. ACR educates children and adults, promotes ecological literacy that is grounded in direct experience, and conducts research and restoration that advances conservation science. ACR properties include the Cypress Grove Research Center on Tomales Bay, the Bouverie Preserve in Glen Ellen, and the 1,000-acre Martin Griffin Preserve in Stinson Beach, which is an important San Francisco Bay Area Great Egret and Great Blue Heron nesting colony. In 2009 ACR announced an agreement with Jim and Shirley Modini to acquire the 1,725-acre Modini Ranch property, located in the Mayacamas Mountains in Sonoma County. ACR is an independent non-profit organization with 501(c)3 status. ACR is not affiliated with the National Audubon Society. ACR programs are made possible thanks to the contribution of thousands of hours of volunteer service, and donations from caring individuals, foundations and businesses. For more information, call (415) 8689244, email acr@egret.org or visit www.egret.org

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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 offthe-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.

Open House Party at Claudia Springs Winery
Come to a massive open house on Sunday May 22nd from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Claudia Springs Winery, Harmonique, Harrington and Couloir will be releasing their Spring 2011 Wines! Winery Chef Extraordinaire François de Mélogue will be cooking a whole pig in his magical Cuban BBQ box alongside grilled vegetables, festival salads, farmhouse cheeses, olives and more, only $5! Winemakers and Owners Bob and Claudia Klindt will be on hand pouring wine and answering any questions! A huge spring wine sale will be available only to those that attend! In addition, Bob and Claudia will be hosting a Winemaker Dinner at Mendocino’s iconic Cafe Beaujolais on Saturday May 21st. There are still a few tickets available at $150. Claudia Springs Winery is located at 2160 Guntly Road, Philo. For more information, call (707) 895-3926 or send an email to info@ClaudiaSprings.com.

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LIVERMORE | WINE COUNTRY THIS WEEK

Livermore Valley Wine Auction Returns May 7
Popular Gala Goes “Back to the Classics” at Wente Vineyards Estate Winery
Local children in need are the focus of the 17th Annual Livermore Valley Wine Auction to be held Saturday, May 7 at 6 p.m. in the Barrel Room at Wente Vineyards Estate Winery on Tesla Road in Livermore. Funds raised at the gala event will feed the hungry, send kids with life-threatening diseases to summer camp and provide healthcare via donations to Open Heart Kitchen, Children’s Skin Disease Foundation and ValleyCare Foundation’s Mobile Health Unit. Hosted by the Livermore Valley Winegrowers Foundation and sponsored by Shames Construction, the black tie optional Wine Auction will be an evening to remember. Guests will enjoy a wide selection of Livermore Valley wines and a Wente menu of passed gourmet hors d’oeuvres, a three-course dinner featuring mesquite grilled filet mignon and a luscious dessert paired with local Ports. Silent and live auctions will offer award-winning wines, exotic travel packages and once-in-a-lifetime wine country experiences. Open Heart Kitchen will be the recipient of the Wine Auction Fund-ANeed. “The funds we receive will support Open Heart Kitchen’s Weekend Box Lunch Program that provides needy kids with nutritious lunches when they are not at school,” said Executive Director Linda McKeever. “Open Heart Kitchen is the only soup kitchen in the TriValley area, and we provide an important safety net against hunger for local families.” The 2011 Wine Auction also will benefit the Children’s Skin Disease Foundation’s Camp Wonder, a medically staffed summer camp for children who are unable to attend any other camp due to their often untreatable diseases of the skin and ValleyCare Foundation’s Mobile Health Unit that provides primary health care to uninsured and underserved children in the Tri-Valley area. The event will begin at 6 p.m. with the silent auction. Livermore Valley’s winemakers will pour and discuss their wines as guests enjoy passed hors d’oeuvres and the opportunity to bid on hand-decorated 3-liter bottles and beautiful wooden boxes of the Valley’s best wines. During the elegant three-course meal prepared by Wente Vineyards Catering Executive Chef Jeff Farlow and Wente Pastry Chef Leena Hung, auctioneer Damon Casatico of Charity Benefit Auctions will bring his gavel down on 20 one-of-a-kind epicurean and adventure packages. Tickets to the 2011 Livermore Valley Wine Auction at Wente Vineyards Estate Winery (5565 Tesla Road, Livermore) are $225 per person and can be purchased online at www.LVwine.org. Call 925447-WINE (9463) for more information and tickets by phone. The Livermore Valley Winegrowers Foundation, a 501(c)3 organization, raises funds to improve the quality of life for local, underserved children. The Foundation has donated more than $3.5 million to charities in its 16-year history. Auction events are produced in conjunction with the Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association.

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Lodi ZinFest Wine Festival - May 14
Sip, swirl and savor a selection of 250 handcrafted wines from 50 Lodi wineries
Passionate winemakers and winery representatives will offer guests practical knowledge and share their delicious wines. Enjoy local provisions, learn some new tips at the ZinFest Wine and Cooking Schools, or relax along the beautiful Mokelumne River to an eclectic mix of live music. Guests can peruse merchandise from regional vendors and take home a commemorative bottle of custom blended Old Vine Zinfandel from the ZinFest Wine Shoppe. tions taking place each hour.

ZinFest Merchandise Store
Take a piece of ZinFest 2011 home with you! Commemorative posters, shirts, hats, visors, bags and much more will be available for purchase.

ZinFest Wine Shoppe
Before you leave the festival, make sure to stop in at the ZinFest Wine Shoppe, where knowledgeable staff can help you pick from a wide selection of the event’s finest offerings. Pick up a bottle of commemorative ZinFest custom blended Zinfandel and celebrate ZinFest long after the festival is over. There is no better way to celebrate the fantastic wines of Lodi Wine Country! Tickets include a ZinFest wine glass, wine tasting, participation in seminars and entertainment. Festivities are held from noon to 6 p.m. Tickets are $45 in advance and $55 at the gate. Must be 21 years of age to attend. As a friendly reminder, even great wines should be enjoyed in moderation. Designated drivers are strongly encouraged. Designated driver tickets are available for $10 each. ZinFest takes place at Lodi Lake Park, located at 1101-1301 W. Turner Road in Lodi.
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Indulge in regional cuisine from the best of San Joaquin County’s gourmet food purveyors. A selection of items will be available for purchase from each vendor, reasonably priced under $10.

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May: Maybe We Can Breathe Now?
By the time May arrives in the Santa Cruz Mountains, the threat of frost has, for the most part, theoretically abated. A big emphasis on the “t-word,” as you never know in this ever-hanging world of weather, whether you are falling on this side of “normal,” or that. It takes a farmer to accurately read what the weather gods are telling us. And, we might forever need to redefine “normal,” so it can be reflective of what actually happens from year to year, instead of what we hold in our fondly fuzzy memory banks. By May, though, the vineyards have become vibrant and confident, with every variety kicked into gear. It’s the high altitude vineyards that worry most as we thread our way from careful to obsessive. Still, with all the rain we’ve socked away, there’s a sense of cautious optimism about vintage 2011 in the land of vines.

Generosity Abundant on the Summit
The generous outpouring of support for the “Sip for our Schools” local benefit held by Loma Prieta Winery, which raised over $5k in a two-day period, clearly shows that mountain people understand how to lend a helping hand. They, along with winery visitors from near and far, also demonstrated their global consciousness by helping Burrell School Vineyards & Winery raise funds for the Japan disaster. A two-week long fund raising drive at the end of March collected tasting fees for the American Red Cross. Club members, who receive complimentary tastings, were asked if they'd like to contribute. Said Anne Moulton, winery co-owner, “We are so pleased by the response we had to this effort. So many club members generously donated to the cause, and we are happy to be giving $515 to the American Red Cross Japan Disaster Relief Fund.”

Saratoga, 3 to 6 p.m. Taste wine from over 16 local wineries pouring at local boutiques and restaurants; art show, live music, flowers, painting demonstrations, gourmet food, Magnum and wine auction. Don your favorite bonnet, or buy a new one! Get your tickets online at saratogachamber.org • May 29: “Flowers & Music of the World,” a wine and food experience benefiting the protection of endangered flora at the UC Santa Cruz Arboretum, 1 to 5 p.m. Wine tasting, garden exhibits, musical performances, chef demonstrations, gourmet food and a delightful setting. For tickets visit scbaroque.org or call (831) 459-2159.

Visit MJA’s New Tasting Room
Check out the newest tasting room on the Summit: MJA Vineyards, a winery sourcing fruit both locally here in the mountains, and from Napa. Located at 24900 Highland Way, their hours are Thursday through Sunday, from noon until 5 p.m., (408) 3536000. The setting is delightfully wooded, as are their wines, and you’ll want to make a stop at the Summit Store to get some of those fabulous sandwiches to enjoy as you watch the birds and butterflies flitting about among the many flowering trees. This is a place for relaxation as you drink in the aromas of warm sun on pine needles. • May 8, Mother’s Day Roses and Rosés. Bring your Mom wine tasting and she’ll get a rose, along with a sip of refreshing rosé or delectable Chardonnay or Viognier. • May 21: “Bonnets & Blooms,” Springtime Wine Stroll in

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Santa Cruz Mountains Wine Express & Auction
Join the winemakers of the Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association on Sunday May 15th, from 1 to 5 p.m. for a unique event pairing wine, food, music and a trip on the Santa Cruz Mountains Wine Express at Roaring Camp Railroads. Start your day sampling the offerings of 70 wineries from your own local appellation, picnic in the sun, play family games or just relax and enjoy the live music. Board the train for a trip through the redwoods – a full service ride that includes wine tasting and another round of gourmet treats, plus the breathtaking scenery of both forest and coastline. Dog and kid friendly, the Santa Cruz Mountains Wine Express promises to be a special day for everyone. Tickets are $55 in advance and $65 at the door and $20 for children under 12 years old. For reservations or for more information contact the Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association at (831) 685-VINE (8463) or send us an e-mail at info@scmwa.com.66

Santa Lucia Highlands’ Gala
Tickets Now On Sale for May 14th "Highlands Fling" at Boekenoogen
The Santa Lucia Highlands Wine Artisans, an alliance of the appellation’s winegrowers and the wineries that rely on the district’s world-class fruit, announced that tickets are now available for their fifth annual Gala tasting, taking place from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 14 at the Boekenoogen Winery. Boekenoogen is located at 33520 Fairview Road, Gonzales. This “Highlands’ Fling” celebration will be a strolling wine tasting on the grounds of the scenic Boekenoogen property, with dramatic views of the Salinas Valley below. The event will feature the most prized vintages and special reserves of the S.L.H.'s artisan winemakers. Guests will have the opportunity to sample rare wines, in many cases poured by the vintners themselves; wineries likely to participate include Aiena, Alfaro, August West, Belle Glos, Boekenoogen, Caraccioli, Cru, Hahn, Hope & Grace, Kori, La Rochelle, Lucienne, Manzoni, McIntyre, Mer Soleil, Miura, Morgan, Novy, Paraiso, Pelerin, Pessagno, Pey-Lucia, Pisoni, Puma Road, Roar, Sequana, Siduri, Talbott, Tantara, Testarossa, Tondre, Tudor, and Wrath. The festivities include food by Paradise Catering and the Boekenoogen “Grill Team,” music by the Hay Boys, and a “big bottle” silent auction, with many one-of-a-kind items. Tickets at $85 each are available at www.santaluciahighlands.com.

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NAPA VALLEY
A Dozen Vintners – tasting room, 3000 highway 29 north, St. helena; 707 967-0666 open daily 10-5 ACACIA VINEYARD – 2750 las Amigas road, napa
Explore Wine Country less traveled and experience the beauty of Acacia. Situated on a country lane with spectacular views of San Pablo Bay, Acacia is dedicated to producing award-winning, vineyard designate Pinot Noir and Chardonnay from some of the oldest vines in Carneros.

open by appointment only, Mon-Sat 10am-4pm and Sun noon-4pm 707-226-9991 (ext.2) or 887-226-1700 (toll free) Acme Fine Wines– 1080 fulton ln, St. helena; 888 963-0440 Daily 9:30-5 Adastra – 2545 las Amigas rd, napa; 707 255-4818 open by appointment only Aetna Springs Cellars – 7227 Pope Valley road, St. helena; 707 965-2675 open by appointment only Ahnfeldt Wines – Uncorked at oxbow tasting room, 605 first St. napa; 707 927-5864 Wed-Mon 12-6,tue 12-8 Allora Vineyards – 3244 ehlers lane, St. helena; 707 963-6071 open by appointment only Alpha Omega – 1155 Mee lane @ highway 29, rutherford; 707 963-9999 Daily 10-6 Altamura Vineyards & Winery – 1700 Wooden Valley rd, napa; 707 253-2000 open by appointment only Amizetta – 1099 greenfield road, St. helena; 707 963-1460 open by appointment only Ancien – napa; 707 255-3908 open by appointment only Anderson’s Conn Valley Vnyds – 680 rossi road, St. helena; 707 963-8600 open by appointment only ANDRETTI WINERY – 4162 Big ranch road, napa; 1-877-386-5070 open daily 10-5 Children OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours (Private Tours for 10 or more), Educational Programs Antica Napa Valley –3700 Soda canyon, napa; 707 257-8700 open by appointment only Ardente Winery –2929 Atlas Peak rd, napa; 707 226-7669 open by appointment only ARGER-MARTUCCI – 1455 inglewood Ave, St. helena; 707 963-4334 open daily 10-5 Wine Tasting, Gift Items, Picnic Area, Arts Exhibit, Children OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Food Pairing Ariel Vineyards – 1312 town center, napa; 707 257-9731 Mon-Sat 9-5, Sun 10-3 Arkenstone Vineyards –335 West lane, Angwin; 707 965-1020 open by appointment only Arns – 601 Muno road, St. helena; 707 963-3429 open by appointment only ARTESA – 1345 henry road, napa; 707 224-1668 open daily 10-4:30 Gift Items, Children OK; Call for Winery Tours at 11 & 2, Vineyard Tours, Food Pairings AUGUST BRIGGS – 333 Silverado trail, calistoga; 707 942-4912 fri-Sun 10-5, Mon-thu 10-4 B CELLARS – 400 Silverado trail, calistoga; 707 709-8787 open daily 10-5 Back Room Wines – 1000 Main Street, napa; 707-226-1378 Mon-Wed, Sat 10-7, thu-fri 10-8, Sun 12-7 BALDACCI FAMILY – 6236 Silverado trail, napa; 707 944-9261 open daily 10-4 Ballentine Vnyds – 2820 St. helena hwy n, St. helena; 707 963-7919 open daily 10-5 by appt Barlow Vnyds – 4411Silverado trail, calistoga; 707 942-8742 open by appointment only Barnett Vnyds – 4070 Spring Mountain rd, St. helena; 707 963-7075 open by appointment only Beaulieu Vnyds (BV) – 1960 St. helena hwy, St. helena; 707 967-5233 open daily 10-5 Beau Vigne – 6795 Washington St, Yountville; 707 947-7058 Mon-fri 11-8, Sat-Sun 10-8 Behrens & Hitchcock – 4078 Spring Mountain road, St. helena; 707 963-1774 open by appointment only Bell Wine Cellars – 6200 Washington St, Yountville; 707 944-1673 open daily 10-4 Benessere Winery – 1010 Big tree rd, St. helena; 707 963-5853 open daily 10-5 Gift Items, Picnic Area, Art Exhibits, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Food Pairings BENNETT LANE – 3340 hwy 128, calistoga; 877 MAX-nAPA open daily 10-5:30 Gift Items, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Vineyard Tours, Educational Programs, Food Pairings BERINGER VINEYARDS
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2000 Main Street, St. helena | www.Beringer.com Bialla Vineyards – 4088 Atlas Peak rd, napa; 415 606-6629 Bighorn Cellars – 3105 Silverado trail, napa; 707 226-8569 open by appointment only fri-Sat 11-4, tue-thu by appt

Black Cat Vineyard – 1075 Shadybrook ln, napa; 707 321-0866 open by appointment only Black Cordon Vnyds – 4155 Dry creek rd, napa; 707 226-6860 open by appointment only BLACK STALLION – 4089 Silverado trail, napa; 707 253-1400 open daily 10-5 Gifts, Children & Pets OK, Cheese Pairings; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Educational Programs, Food Pairings Boeschen – 3242 Silverado trail, St. helena; 707 963-3674 open by appointment only Bouchaine Vineyards – 1075 Buchli Station rd, napa; 707 252-9065 open daily 10:30-4 Bounty Hunter Rare Wine Co. – 975 first St, napa; 707 226-3976 Sun-thu 11-10, fr-Sa 11-Midnight Bourassa – 190 camino oruga, napa 707 254-4922; 800-499-2366 open by appointment only Boyd Family – 4042 Big ranch road, napa; 707 254-7353 open by appointment only Bravante Vineyards – 300 Stone ridge rd, Angwin; 707-965-2552 open by appointment Wed-Sun 11-4 Brookdale Vineyards – napa; 707 258-1454 open by appointment only Brown Estate – 3233 Sage canyon road, St. helena; 707 963-2435 limited, by appointment only, closed Sundays Budge Brown’s Cleavage Creek Winery –6307 Pope Valley rd, Pope Valley; 888-295-1280 By appointment daily Buehler – 820 greenfield road, St. helena; 707 963-2155 open by appointment only Buoncristiani Wine – P. o. Box 6946, napa; 707 259-1681 open by appointment only Burgess Cellars –1108 Deer Park road, St. helena; 800 752-9463 open by appointment only Cade Winery – 360 howell Mountain rd So, Angwin; 707 965-2746 open by appointment only Cafaro Cellars – 2591 Pinot Way, St. helena; 707 963-7181 open by appointment only Cain – 3800 langtry road, St. helena; 707 963-1616 open by appointment only Cakebread Cellars – 8300 St. helena hwy, rutherford; 707 963-5222 open by appointment only Calafia Cellars – 629 fulton lane, St. helena; 707 963-0114 open by appointment only Caldwell – 270 Kreuzer lane, napa; 707 255-1294 tours/tasting by appointment Cali 351 – 965 Silverado trail, calistoga; 707 942-6200 open by appointment only CALISTOGA WINE STOP – 1458 lincoln Ave, #2 calistoga; 707 942-5556 Daily 10-6 Cardinale Estate – tasting room, 7600 St. helena hwy, oakville; 707 948-2643 open daily 10:30-5 CASA NUESTRA WINERY – 3451 Silverado trail no, St. helena; 707 963-5783 open daily 10-5 Gifts, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Winery Tours & appointments CASTELLO DI AMOROSA – 4045 north St. helena hwy (hwy 39), calistoga; 707 942-8200 open daily 9:30-6 Gifts, Children & Pets OK; call ahead for: Winery & Cave Tours, reservation recommended Caymus Vineyards – 8700 conn creek rd, rutherford; 707 967-3010 open daily by appointment Ceja Vineyards Tasting Room – 1248 1st St, napa; 707 226-6445 Sun-Wed 11-6, thu-Sat till 11-8 Celani Family Vineyards – 2230 Big ranch rd, napa; 877 ArDore1 open by appointment only Chappellet Vineyard – 1581 Sage canyon rd, St. helena; 707 963-7136 open by appointment only Charbay Winery & Distillery – 4001 Spring Mtn rd; St. helena; 707 963-9327 open daily 10-4 CHARLES KRUG WINERY – 2800 Main St. hwy 29, St. helena; 707 967-2229 open daily 10:30-5 Charnu – St. helena; 707 963-6045 open by appointment only Charter Oak Winery – 831 charter oak Ave, St. helena; 707 963-2298 open by appointment only Chase Family Cellars – 2252 Sulphur Springs road, St. helena; 707 963-1284 open by appointment only Chateau Boswell – 3468 Silverado trail, St. helena; 707 963-5472 open by appointment only Chateau Montelena – 1429 tubbs ln, calistoga; 707 942-5105 open daily 9:30-4 Chimney Rock Winery – 5350 Silverado trail, napa; 707 257-2641 open daily 10-5 Clif Family Winery – 1312 Vidovich Avenue, St. helena; 707 968-0625 open daily 10-5 by appointment Cliff Lede Vineyards – 1473 Younvtille cross rd, Yountville; 707 944-8642 open daily 10-4 CLOS DU VAL WINERY – 5330 Silverado trail, napa; 800 993-9463 open daily 10-5 Gift Items, Picnic Area, Art Exhibits, Children & Pets OK; call ahead for: Wine Tours, Vineyard Tours, Food Pairings Clos Pegase – 1060 Dunaweal ln, calistoga; 707 942-4981 open daily 10:30-5 Conn Creek Winery – 8711 Silverado trail, St. helena; 1-800-793-7960 open Sat 11-5, Sun-fri 11-4 Constant-Diamond – 2121 Diamond Mountain rd, calistoga; 707 942-0707 open by appointment only Continuum Estate – 1677 Sage canyon rd, St. helena; 707 944-8100∆66 open by appointment only Corison Winery – 987 St. helena hwy, St. helena; 707 963-0826 open daily 10-5 by appointment CORLEY FAMILY ESTATE – 4242 Big ranch rd, napa; 707 253-2802 open daily 10-4:30 Gift Items, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for: Wine Tours, Food Pairings CORNERSTONE CELLARS – 6505 Washington St., Suite 7, Yountville; 707 945-0388 Daily 10-7

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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 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 Fontanella Family – 1721 Partrick road, napa; 707 252-1017 open daily by appointment 10-4 Forman Vineyards – 1501 Big rock road, St. helena; 707 963-3900 open by appointment only Franciscan Vineyards – 1178 galleron rd, rutherford; 707 963-7111 open daily 10-5 FRANK FAMILY VINEYARDS – 1091 larkmead lane, calistoga; 707 942-0859 open daily 10-5 Gift Items, Picnic Area Frazier Winery – 70 rapp lane, napa; 707 255-3444 x107 open by appointment FREEMARK ABBEY – 3022 St. helena hwy 29 n., St. helena; 707 963-9694 open Daily 10-5 Gift Items, Children Welcomed; Call ahead for: Winery Tours Frog’s Leap – 8815 conn creek road, rutherford; 707 963-4704 open by appointment only G Cook – 264 n. fork crystal Springs rd, St. helena; 707 963-7760 open by appointment only Gargiulo – 575 oakville crossroad, napa; 707 944-2770 open by appointment only Gemella Wines – napa; 707 261-9855 open by appointment only Girard Winery – 6795 Washington, Yountville; 707 968-9297 open daily 11-7 Godspeed Vineyards – 3655 Mount Veeder rd; 707 254-7766 open by appointment only Goosecross Cellars – 1119 State lane, Yountville; 707 944-1986 open daily 10-4:30 GRGICH HILLS – 1829 St. helena hwy, rutherford; 707 963-2784 open daily 9:30-4:30 Gift Items, Children OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours By Appt. at 11 & 2, Food Pairings Groth – 750 oakville crossroad, oakville; 707 944-0290 open by appointment only Guffy – 1390 thompson Ave, napa; 707 258-2532 open by appointment only Guilliams – 3851 Spring Mountain road, St. helena; 707 963-9059 open by appointment only Gustavo Thrace – 1021 McKinstry St, napa; 707 257-6796 open daily 11-7 Haber Family Vineyards – 345 Pine Breeze Dr, Angwin;914 804-9660 open by appointment only HAGAFEN CELLARS – 4160 Silverado trail, napa; 707 252-0781 open daily 10-5 Gift Items, Picnic Area, Art Exhibits, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Wine Tours Hall Rutherford – 56 Auberge road, rutherford; 707 967-0700 open by appointment only Hall St. Helena – 401 St. helena hwy So, St. helena; 707 967-2620 open daily 10-5:30 Hans Fahden Vineyards – 4855 Petrified forest rd, St. helena; 707 942-6760 open by appointment Hartwell Vineyards – 5795 Silverado trail, napa; 707 255-4269 open by appointment only HdV Wines – 588 trancas St, napa; 707 251-9121 open by appointment only Heibel Ranch Vineyards – Pope Valley; 707 968-9289 open by appointment only Heitz Cellars Tasting Room – 436 St. helena hwy 29, St. helena; 707 963-3542 open daily 11-4:30 Helena View Johnston – 3500 highway 128, calistoga; 707 942-4956 open by appointment only Hendry – 3104 redwood Dr, napa; 707 226-8320 open by appointment only HESS COLLECTION – 4411 redwood rd, napa; 707 255-1144 open daily 10-5:30 Hill Family Estate – 6512 Washington, Yountville; 707 944-9580 open daily 10-6 Honig Vineyards – 850 rutherford rd, rutherford; 707 963-5618 open daily by appointment Hope & Grace – 6540 Washington St, Yountville; 707 944-2500 Mon-Sat 10:30-5:30, Sun 11:30-4:30 Hopper Creek – 6204 Washington St, Yountville; 707 944-0675 open by appointment only Hunnicutt Wines –3524 Silverado trail north, St. helena; 707 963-2911 open by appointment only Ilona Howell Mountain –tasted at Burgess, 1108 Deer Park road, St. helena; 800 752-9463 open by appointment only J. Kirkwood Winery – 1020 Borrette lane, napa open by appointment only James Cole – 5014 Silverado trail, napa; 707 251-9905 open by appointment only James Creek – 2249 James creek rd, Pope Valley; 707 965-2646 open by appointment only Jarvis Winery – 2970 Monticello rd, napa; 1-800-255-5280 open by appointment only Jax –3468 hwy 128, calistoga; 415 446-9505 x102 open by appointment Jericho Canyon Vnyd – 3322 old lawley toll rd, calistoga; 707 942-9665 open by appointment only JESSUP CELLARS – 6740 Washington St, Yountville; 707 944-8523 open daily 10-6 Art Exhibits; Call ahead for Food Pairings, last tasting at 5:30pm Jocelyn Lonen Winery – napa; 1-800-255-5280 open by appointment only John Anthony Vineyards – 1440 first Street, napa; 707 265-7711 open daily 10-2am JOSEPH PHELPS VINEYARDS – 200 taplin rd, St. helena; 707 963-2745 Gift Items, Children OK; Tastings & Seminars by appointment Mon-fri 9-5, Sat-Sun 10-4 by appointment Last tasting Mon-Fri at 3:30pm, Last tasting on Sat-Sun 2:30

DAVID FULTON WINERY & VINEYARD
eSt. 1860 - leSS thAn 400 cASeS/YeAr ProDUceD

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

open fridays and Mondays 10-4 and other days by appointment. 825 fulton lane, St. helena • 707-967-0719 • www.DavidfultonWinery.com Del Bondio Wine Co. – 1333 Bella oaks lane, napa; 707 963-2805 Del Dotto Caves – 1055 Atlas Peak rd, napa; 707 963-2134 Del Dotto Vineyards – 1445 St. helena highway, St. helena; 707 963-2134 Delectus Winery – 908 c enterprise Way, napa; 707 255-1252 Diamond Terrace – 1391 Diamond Mountain road, calistoga; 707 942-1189 DOMAINE CARNEROS – 1240 Duhig rd, napa; 707 257-0101 Gifts, Children OK, Winery Tours, Vineyard Tours; Call ahead for groups of eight or more Domaine Chandon – 1 california Dr, Yountville; 707 944-2280 Dominari – 620 trancas St, napa; 707 226-1600 Duckhorn Vineyards – 1000 lodi lane, St. helena; 707 963-7108 Dutch Henry Winery – 4300 Silverado trail, calistoga; 707 942-5771 Eagle & Rose – 1844 Pope canyon rd, Pope Valley; 707 965-9463 Eagle Trace– 680 rossi rd, St. helena; 707 963-4665 Eeden Wines– 3505 Spring Mountain rd., St. helena; 707 337-5526 EHLERS ESTATE
Join us in our historic stone building salon and beautiful olive grove. Open daily, 9:30-4:30 – $25 for a current flight tasting Enjoy our limited production 1886 Cabernet Sauvignon (95 points) All proceeds benefit cardiovascular research. For reservations, call 707-963-5972

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

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JUDD’S HILL – 2332 Silverado trail, napa; 707 255-2332 open daily by appointment only 10-4 Gift Items, Picnic Area, Children Welcomed Juicebox – 45 enterprise ct, napa; 707 254-1212 open daily by appointment only 9-5 Juslyn – 2900 Spring Mountain rd, St. helena; 707 265-1804 (Poured at Silenus Vintners) Winery open by appointment only Kapcsandy Family Winery – 1001 State lane, Yountville; 707 265-1804 open by appointment only Keenan – 3660 Spring Mountain rd, St. helena; 707 963-9177 open by appointment only Keever – 26 Vineyard View Dr, Yountville; 707 944-0910 open by appointment only Kelham – 360 Zinfandel ln; St. helena; 707 963-2000 open by appointment only Kelly Fleming Wines – 2339 Pickett rd, calistoga; 707 942-6849 open by appointment only Kenefick Ranch – 1371 lincoln Ave, calistoga; 707 942-1004 thu-Mon 11- 5 & by appt Kent Rasmussen – 1001 Silverado trail So, St. helena; 7070 963-5667 open by appointment only Kenzo Estate – 3200 Monticello road, napa; 707 254-7572 open by appointment only Krupp Brothers – 3267 Soda canyon rd., napa; 707 259-1198 open by appointment Kuleto Estate – 2470 Sage canyon rd, St. helena; 707 302-2209 open by appointment only Ladera – 150 White cottage rd So, Angwin; 707 965-2445 open daily 10 -4 Laird Family Winery – 5055 Solano Ave., napa; 707 257-0360 open daily 10-5 Larkmead Vineyards – 1100 larkmead ln, calistoga; 707 942-0167 open daily by appointment only 10-4 Lava Vine – 965 Silverado trail, calistoga; 707 942-9500 open daily 10-5 Lindstrom – 5994 Silverado trail, napa; 707 226-6289 exclusive tastings by appoinment only Lokoya – 7600 St. helena hwy, oakville; 707 948-1968 open by appointment only Long Meadow Ranch & Farmstead – 738 Main St, St. helena; 707 963-4555 open daily 11-6 LOUIS M. MARTINI – 254 St. helena hwy So. (hwy 29 ), St. helena; 707 968-3361 open daily 10-6 Gift Items; Call ahead for: Wine Tours at 11 & 2, Cellar Tours, Food Pairings Luis Ochoa Family – 1307 lincoln Ave, calistoga; 707 341-6780 open daily 11-6:30; winery by appt Luna Vineyards – 2921 Silverado trail, napa; 707 255-2474 open daily 10-5 Madonna Estate Winery – 5400 old Sonoma rd, napa; 707 255-8864 open daily 10-5 Madrigal Vineyards – 3718 n. St. helena hwy, calistoga; 707 942-6577 open daily by appointment 10-4 MAHONEY VINEYARDS – taste at oxbow, 708 first St, napa; 707 265-9600 Sun-thu 112-7 Gift Items, Art Exhibits, Children & Pets OK fri-Sat 12-9 Mario Perelli-Minetti – 1443 Silverado trail, St. helena; 707 963-8310 open thu-Sun 11-5 Marita’s Vineyard – napa; 707 259-5313 open by appointment only Markham Vnyds – 2812 St. helena hwy 29, St. helena; 707 963-5292 open daily 11-5 Maroon Wines – napa; 707 257-3040 open by appointment only Marston Family Vineyard – 3600 White Sulphur Springs rd, St. helena; 707 963-8490 open by appointment Mason Cellars Oxbow Tasting Room – 7l4 first St, napa 707 255-0658 open thu-Mon 11-5:30 Mayacamas Vineyards – 1155 lokoya rd, napa; 707 224-4030 open by appointment only McKenzie-Mueller – 2530 las Amigas rd, napa; 707 252-0186 open by appointment only MERRYVALE VINEYARDS – 1000 Main St, St. helena; 707 963-7777 open daily 10-6:30 Gift Items, Art Exhibits, Children & Pets OK Call ahead for: Wine Tours Sat & Sun at 10:30, Educational Programs, Food Pairings MICHAEL MONDAVI FAMILY ESTATE – 1285 Dealy lane, napa; 707 256-2757 Mon-thu 12-5, fri-Sun 11-5 Gift Items, Art Exhibits, Picnic Area, Children Welcomed; call ahead for: Winery Tours, Educational Programs, Food Pairings Midsummer Cellars– 771 Sage canyon rd, rutherford; 707 225-4367 open by appointment only Milat Vineyards – 1091 St. helena hwy S, St. helena; 707 963-0758 open daily 10-5:30 Miner Family – 7850 Silverado trail, oakville; 707 944-9500 open daily 11-5 MJA – 647 greenfield rd, St. helena; 707 963-3394 open by appointment only Modus Operandi Cellars – 45 enterprise ct, napa; 530 219-6199 open by appointment only MONTICELLO VINEYARDS – 4242 Big ranch rd, napa; 707 253-2802 open daily 10-4:30 Gift Items, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for: Wine Tours, Food Pairings Moss Creek Winery – 6015 Steele rd, napa; 707 252-1295 open by appointment Mount Veeder Winery – Mt. Veeder; 707-967-3993 open by appointment only MUMM NAPA – 8445 Silverado trail, rutherford; 800 MUM-nAPA open daily 10-5, last seating 4:45 Gift Items, Art Exhibits, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Wine Tours MurphyVineyards – 395 crane Ave, St. helena; 707 963-2516 open by appointment only Myriad – St. helena; 707 287-1630 open by appointment only NAPA CELLARS – 7481 St. helena hwy, oakville; 707 944-2565 open daily 10-6 Gift Items, Picnic Area, Children OK Napa Valley Farms – 929 Main St, St. helena; 707 963-8011 open by appointment Neal Family Vineyards – 716 liparita rd, Angwin; 707 965-2800 open by appointment Newton Vineyards – 2555 Madrona Ave, St. helena; 707 963-9000 open by appointment Neyers Vineyards– 2153 Sage canyon rd, St. helena; 707 963-8840 open by appointment Nichelini Winery – 2950 Sage canyon rd, St. helena; 707 963-0717 Weekends 10-5, weekdays by appointment Nickel & Nickel – 8164 St. helena hwy, oakville; 707 967-9600 open daily by appointment Nord Estate – Yountville; 707 945-1094 open by appointment only O’Brien Estate – 1200 orchard Ave, napa; 707 252-8463 open by appointment Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5 O’Shaughnessy Estate – Angwin, 707 965-2898 open by appointment only Oakville Ranch Vineyards– 7781 Silverado trail, napa; 707-944-9665 open by appointment Olabisi – 974 franklin St, napa; 707 257-7477 open daily 12-5:30 OnThEdge – 1255 lincoln Ave, calistoga; 877-668-4334 Sun-thu 10-5:30, fri-Sat 10-8 Opus One – 7900 St. helena hwy, oakville; 707 944-9442 open daily by appointment Orin Swift Cellars – 1352 Main St, St. helena; 707 967-9179 open by appointment only Outpost Estate Wines – Angwin; 707 965-1718 open by appointment only Page Wine Cellars – 6505 Washington St., Suite 7, Yountville; 707 944-2339 Daily 10-6 – 520 california Blvd, #20, napa; 707 944-2339 open by appointment only Palmaz Vineyards – 4029 hagen road, napa; 707 226-5587 open by appointment only Paloma Vineyard – 4013 Spring Mountain rd, St. helena; 707 963-7504 open by appointment only Paoletti Vineyards – 4501 Silverado trail, calistoga; 707 942-0689 open by appointment only Paradigm – 1277 Dwyer rd, oakville; 707 944-1683 open by appointment Paraduxx – 7257 Silverado trail, Yountville; 707 945-0890 open by appointment Patz & Hall – 851 napa Valley corporate Way, Ste A, napa; 707 265-7700 open Wed-Sun 10-4 Peacock Family – 3100 Spring Mountain rd, St. helena; 707 967-0770 open by appointment Pedemonte Cellars – 1620 S. Whitehall lane, St. helena; 707 933-8352 open by appointment only Peju – 8466 St. helena hwy, rutherford; 707 963-3600 open daily 10-6 Peter Franus Wine Company – napa; 707 945-0542 open by appointment only Pheonix – 3175 Dry creek road, napa; 877 374-6364 By advance appointment only Phifer Pavitt Winery – 4660 Silverado trail, calistoga; 707 942-4787 tastings by appointment Mon-Sat 11 & 1 Piña Napa Valley – 8060 Silverado trail, rutherford; 707 738-9328 open daily by appointment 10-4 Pine Ridge – 5901 Silverado trail, napa; 707 252-9777 open daily 10:30-4:30 PlumpJack Winery – 620 oakville crossroad, oakville; 707 945-1220 open daily 10-4 Pope Valley Winery – 6613 Pope Valley rd, napa; 707 965-1246 open thu-Sun 11-5 or by appt Porter Family Vineyards – napa; 707 265-7980 open by appointment only PRAGER WINERY & PORT WORKS – 1281 lewelling, St. helena; 707 963-Port (7678) open daily 10:30-4:30 Children & Pets OK Pride Mountain Wines – 4026 Spring Mountain rd, St. helena; 707 963-4949 open by appointment Provenance – 1695 St. helena hwy, St. helena; 707 968-3633 open daily 10:30-5:30 Quintessa – 1601 Silverdo trail, St. helena; 707 967-1601 open by appointment Quixote – 6126 Silverado trail, napa; 707 944-2659 open by appointment RAYMOND VINEYARD – 849 Zinfandel ln, St. helena; 707 963-3141 open daily 10-4 Gift Items, Children OK; Call ahead for Wine Tours RAZI WINERY
New tasting room in Napa Valley ‘…taste our passion for wine in each style that we make.’ Wine & food pairings with an education based on appellations and terroirs

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 open daily 10-5 open by appointment only

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WINERY LISTINGS | WINE COUNTRY THIS WEEK
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 – 50 Kreuse canyon rd, coombsville/napa; 707 277-4999 x3 Seavey Vineyard – 1310 conn Valley rd, St. helena; 707 963-8339 SEQUOIA GROVE – 8338 St. helena hwy 29, rutherford; 707 944-2945 Gift Items, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for: Wine Tours, Food Pairings Shafer Vineyards – 6154 Silverado trail, napa; 707 944-2877 Sherwin Family – 4060 Spring Mountain rd, St. helena; 707 963-1154 Signorello Vineyards – 4500 Silverado trail, napa; 707 255-5990 Silenus Vintners – 5225 Solano Ave, napa; 707 299-3930 Silver Oak Cellars – 915 oakville crossroad, oakville; 1-800-273-8809 Silverado Trail Wine Studio – 3105 Silverado trail, napa; 707 226-8569 Silverado Vineyards – 6121 Silverado trail, napa; 707 257-1770 Sky Vineyards – 1500 lokoya rd, napa; 707 935-1391 Smith Madrone – 4022 Spring Mountain rd, St. helena; 707 963-2283 Sodaro Estate – 24 Blue oak lane, napa; 707 812-4848 Somerston Ranch Tasting Room – 6490 Washington, Yountville; 707 944-8200 Somerston Vineyards – 3450 Sage canyon rd, St. helena; 707 944-8414 Spelletich Cellars – 425 gateway rd W, napa; 707 363-5757 Spottswoode – 1902 Madrona Ave, St. helena; 707 963-0134 Spring Mountain – 2805 Spring Mtn. rd, St. helena; 707 967-4188 open by appointment open 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 only open by appointment open daily 10:30-5 open by appointment open by appointment fri-Sun 10-5, Mon-thu by appointment open by appointment only open Mon-Sat 9-5, Sun 11-5 fri & Sat 11-4, thu-tue by appt open daily 10-5 open by appointment open by appointment open by appointment Daily 10am-10pm Daily 10-4 open by appointment open by appointment 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 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

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Ubuntu Annex – tasting room, 1130 Main St, napa; 707 251-5656 Mon-Wed 12-6, thu-fri 12-8, Sat-Sun 11-8 by appt 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 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!

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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 open daily 11am-6pm Archipel – 4611 thomas rd, healdsburg; 800-273-0177 open by appointment Mon-Sat 10-5 Arista Winery – 7015 Westside rd, healdsburg; 707 473-0606 open daily 11-5 ARMIDA WINERY – 2201 Westside road, healdsburg; 707 433-2222 open daily 11-5 Gift items, Children OK; Call ahead for Food Pairings Arnot-Roberts – healdsburg; 707 820-1383 open by appointment only Arrowood Vineyards & Winery – 14347 Sonoma hwy 12, glen ellen; 707 935-2600 open daily 10-4:30 Asti Winery – 26150 Asti rd, cloverdale; 707-433-2822 Daily 10-5 Atascadero Creek – 4114 ross road, Sebastopol; 707 823-3040 By appointment only Audelssa Estate Winery– 13750 Arnold Dr, glen ellen; 707 933-8514 open daily 11-5 Balletto – 5700 occidental rd, Santa rosa; 707 568-2455 open daily 10-5 B. R. COHN WINERY – 15000 Sonoma hwy 12, glen ellen; 800-330-4064 open daily 10-5 Gift items, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call for: Tours, Educational Programs, Wine Pairings B Wise Vnyds – Poured at Sonoma enoteca, 35 e napa St, Suite B ; 707 935-1791 Wed-Mon 11-5:30, tue seasonal Bartholomew Park – 1000 Vineyard ln., Sonoma; 707 935-9511 open daily 11-4:30 Battaglini Wines – 2948 Piner rd, Santa rosa; 707 578-4091 open by appointment only Bella Vnyds & Wine Caves – 9711 West Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 473-9171 open daily 11-4:30 Benovia Winery – 339 hartman rd, Santa rosa; 707 526-4441 By appointment 9am - 5pm daily Benziger Family Winery – 1883 london ranch rd, glen ellen; 707 935-4046 open daily 10-5 Bevin Cellars – 3900 Matanzas creek ln, Santa rosa; 707 332-2918 open by appointment only Blackstone Winery – 8450 Sonoma hwy, Kenwood; 707 833-1999 open daily 10-4:30 Bluenose Wines – Poured at hudson Street Wineries, 428 hudson Street, healdsburg; 707 433-2364 open daily 11-5 Boisset Taste of Terroir – 320 center St, healdsburg; 707 473-9707 Sun-Wed 10:30-5, thu-Sat 10:30-9 Bonneau Family – 23001 Arnold Dr, Sonoma; 800-996-0420 open Daily 11-6:30 (close at 5 in winter) Bradford Mountain – Poured at cellars of Sonoma, 133 4th St, Santa rosa; 707 578-1826 Sun-Wed 10-8:30, thu-Sat 10-10 Branham Estate – Poured at Downtown Wine: 132 Plaza St, healdsburg; 707 473-0337 thu-Mon 11-6, fri-Sat 11-7 Brutocao Cellars – Poured at Sonoma enoteca, 35 e napa St, Suite B ; 707 935-1791 Wed-Mon 11-5:30, tue seasonal Bucklin Old Hill Ranch – 8 old hill ranch rd; glen ellen 707 933-1726 By appointment Buena Vista Winery – 18000 old Winery rd, Sonoma; 707 265-1472 open daily 10-5 C. Donatiello – 4035 Westside rd, healdsburg; 800-433-8296 open daily 11-5 Camellia Cellars – 57 front St., healdsburg; 707 433-1290 open daily 11-6 Captûre – healdsburg; 707 395-0457 open by appointment only Carol Shelton – 3354-B coffey ln, Santa rosa; 707 575-3441 open by appt, 11-4 Cass Winery – Poured at family Wineries – Kenwood: 9380 Sonoma hwy 12; 888-433-6555 open daily 10:30-5 CELLAR DOOR – 1395 Broadway, Suite e, Sonoma; 707 938-4466 thur-Mon 11-6,tue-Wed 4-6 Cellar No. 8 – Poured at Asti Winery, 26150 Asti rd, cloverdale; 707-433-2822 Daily 10-5

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A. Rafanelli Winery – 4685 W. Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-1385 Acorn Winery – 12040 old redwood hwy, healdsburg; 707 433-6440 open by appointment only open by appointment only

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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
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8555 Sonoma highway, Kenwood www.chateauStJean.com | 800-543-7572 Christie Vineyards – 851 limerick lane, healdsburg; 707 431-0662 By appointment only CHRISTOPHER CREEK – 641 limerick ln, healdsburg; 707 433-2001 open daily 11-5 Picnic Area Chronicle Wines – P. o. Box 1854, Sonoma; 707-255-5862 ext 120 open by appointment only Clarbec – 19368 orange Ave, Sonoma; 707 996-4012 open by appointment only Clary Ranch – 3461 Middle two rock rd, Petaluma; 707 938-7210 open by appointment only CLINE CELLARS – 24737 Arnold Drive, Sonoma; 707 940-4030 open daily 10-6 Gift items, Picnic Area, Children OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours at 11, 1, 3 or Food Pairings Clos du Bois – 19410 geyserville Ave, geyserville; 707 857-3100 open daily 10-4:30 Clouds Rest Vineyards – Petuluma; 707 765-0841 open by appointment only Collier Falls – Poured at family Wineries – Kenwood: 9380 Sonoma hwy 12,Kenwood; 888-433-6555 open daily 10:30-5 Poured at family Wineries – Dry creek Valley: 4791 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-0100 10:30-4:30 COMPASS Wines– Poured at Sonoma enoteca, 35 e napa St, Suite B ; 707 935-1791 Wed-Mon 11-5:30, tue seasonal Copain Wines – 7800 eastside rd, healdsburg; 707 836-8822 open thu-Sun 11-5 or by appt. Corda – 845 chileno Valley rd, Petaluma; 707 781-9310 open by appointment on D & L Carinalli Vineyards – 2030 Barlow ln, Sebastopol; 707 827-3826 open daily by appointment D’Argenzio – 1301 clevelend Ave, Ste A, Santa rosa; 707 280-4658 Daily 11-5 Summer, 11-4 winter; tours available Dark Horse – Poured at locals: geyserville Ave & hwy 128, geyserville; 707 857-4900 open daily 11am-6pm Dashe Cellars – Poured at family Wineries – Dry creek Valley: 4791 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-0100 10:30-4:30 Da Vero – 788 Westside rd, healdsburg; 707 431-8000 Wed-Mon 10-5 David Coffaro – 7485 Dry creek rd, geyserville; 707 433-9715 open daily 11-4 David Noyes – Poured at family Wineries – Kenwood: 9380 Sonoma hwy 12; 888-433-6555 open daily 10:30-5 Davis Family Vnyds – 52 front St, healdsburg; 707 433-3858 thu-Sun 11-5 or by appointment De La Montanya – 999 foreman ln., healdsburg; 707 433-3711 open daily 11-4:30, Mon-fri by appt De Loach Vineyards – 1791 olivet road, Santa rosa; 707 526-9111 open daily 10:30-5 DE LORIMIER WINERY (formerly Mosaic)– 2001 hwy 128, geyserville; 707 857-2000 open daily 10:30-5 Gift items, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK Deerfield Ranch – 10200 Sonoma highway, Kenwood; 707 833-5215 open daily 10:30-4:30 Dehlinger – 4101 Vine hill rd, Sebastopol; 707 823-2378 Jan-Aug by appointment, fridays only Del Carlo Winery – 4939 Dry creek road, healdsburg; 707 433-1036 open by appointment only Deux Amis – 602 limerick ln, healdsburg; 707 431-7945 open by appointment only Downtown Wines – 132 Plaza St, healdsburg; 707 473-0337 Daily 11-6 DREYER WINE – Poured at Sonoma-enoteca, 35 e napa St, Sonoma; 707 935-1200 open daily 11-5:30, tue seasonal Dry Creek Vineyards – 3770 lambert Bridge rd, healdsburg; 707 433-1000 open daily 10:30-4:30 Duchamp Estate – 280 chiquita rd, healdsburg; 707 433-6665 open by appointment only Dutch Bill Creek – Sebastopol; 877 874-3852 By appointment only DUTCHER CROSSING – 8533 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 431-2700 open daily 11-5 Gift items, Picnic Area, Children OK; Call ahead for Winery Tours Dutton Estate – 8757 green Valley rd; Sebastopol; 707 829-9463 Daily 10-5 Dutton-Goldfield– 3100 grevenstein highway north, Sebastopol; 707-827-3600 open daily 10-4:30 Edmeades Tasting Room– 20 Matheson St, healdsburg; 707 857-1529 open daily 10:30-5:30 Emeritus Vineyards – 2500 gravenstein hwy n, Sebastopol; 707 823-4464 Winery tour only by appointment

Emtu Estate Wines – 6111 Van Keppel rd, forestville; 707887-1239 open by appointment Enkidu Wine – 8910 Sonoma hwy. 12, Kenwood; 707 833-6100 Daily 12-6 Ensuenos – Poured at locals: geyserville Ave & hwy 128, geyserville; 707 857-4900 open daily 11am-6pm Eric K. James – 452 first Street e, Sonoma Plaza; 707 732-7560 friday-Sunday 12-5:30 or by appointment Eric Kent Wine Cellars – 1014 hopper Ave, #612, Santa rosa ; 707 527-9700 open by appointment ERIC ROSS – 14300 Arnold Dr, glen ellen; 707 939-8525 open daily 11-5 Poured at locals: geyserville Ave & hwy 128, geyserville; 707 857-4900 open daily 11-6 Everett Ridge – 435 W. Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-1637 open daily 10-5 F. Teldeschi – 3555 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-6626 open daily 12-5 Family Wineries of Dry Creek Valley – 4791 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-0100 open daily 10:30-4:30 Family Wineries – Kenwood – 9380 Sonoma hwy. 12; 707 833-4444 Mar-Dec 10:30-5, Jan-feb closed tu-We FAVERO VNYDS – 3939 lovall Valley rd, Sonoma; 707 935-3939 open by appointment only – Poured at Sonoma enoteca, 35 e napa St, Suite B ; 707 935-1791 Wed-Mon 11-5:30, tue seasonal FERRARI-CARANO – 8761 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-6700 open daily 10-5 Gift items. Call ahead for winery tours and wine pairings. Groups by appointment. FERRARI-CARANO SEASONS OF THE VINEYARD 113 Plaza St, healdsburg; 707 431-2222 tue-Sun 11-6 Field Stone Winery – 10075 hwy 128, healdsburg; 707 433-7266 open daily 10-5 Flowers Vineyard & Winery – 28500 Seaview rd, cazadero; 707 847-3661 open by appointment Folk Machine – Poured at Downtown Wine: 132 Plaza St, healdsburg; 707 473-0337 thu-Mon 11-6, fri-Sat 11-7 Foppiano Vineyards – 12707 old redwood hwy, healdsburg; 707 433-7272 open daily 10-4:30 Forchini Vineyards – 5141 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 431-8886 fri-Sun 11-4, Mon-thu by appointment Forth Vnyds – Poured at family Wineries – Dry creek Valley: 4791 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-0100 10:30-4:30 Forth Vnyds – 2335 West Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 473-0553 open by appointment FOYT FAMILY WINES – poured at Meadowcroft Wines, 23574 Arnold Dr/hwy 121, Sonoma; 707 934-4090 open daily 11-6 Francis Ford Coppola – 300 Via Archimedes, geyserville; 707 857-1462 open daily 11-5 Freeman Winery – 1300 Montgomery rd, Sebastopol; 415 831-4756 open by appointment only Freestone Vineyards – 12747 el camino Bodega, freestone; 707 874-1010 thur-Mon 11-5 Friendly Dog Winery – 14301 Arnold Dr, Jack london Village, glen ellen; 707-938-7550 thu-Mon 11-5 Frick – 23072 Walling road, geyserville; 707 857-1980 Sat-Sun 12-4:30 (Summers fri) FRITZ WINERY – 24691 Dutcher creek rd, cloverdale; 707 894-3389 open daily 10:30-4:30 Gift items, Picnic Area, Children OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Wine Pairings Garden Creek Ranch– 2335 geysers rd, geyserville; 707 433-8345 open by appointment only Gary Farrell Wines – 10701 Westside rd, healdsburg;707 473-2909 open daily 10:30-4:30 Geyser Peak Winery – At canyon rd, 22281 chianti rd, geyserville; 707 857-2500 open daily 10-5 GLORIA FERRER CAVES & VNYDS – 23555 hwy 121, Sonoma; 707 996-7256 open daily 10-5 Gift items, Picnic Area, Art Exhibit; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Educational Programs, Food Pairings Gofessel Vineyards – 20838 Burndale road, Sonoma; 415 225-6801 open by appointment only Göpfrich – 7564 W. Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-1645 open by appointment Gourmet Au Bay – 913 hwy 1, Bodega Bay; 707 875-9875 fri-Sat 11-8, Sun-thu 11-7 Graton Ridge – 3541 gravenstein hwy 116 n, Sebastopol; 707 823-3040 fri-Mon 10-4:30 GRIEVE FAMILY – Poured at Sonoma enoteca, 35 e napa St, Suite B ; 707 935-1791 Wed-Mon 11-5:30, tue seasonal Grove Street – Poured at hudson Street Wineries, 428 hudson Street, healdsburg; 707 433-2364 open daily 11-5 Gustafson Family – 9100 Stewarts Point Skaggs Springs road, geyserville; 707 433-2371 Sat 10-4 or by appt Gundlach Bundschu – 2000 Denmark St, 707 938-5277; Sonoma open daily 11-4:30 Hanna Winery – 9280 hwy 128, healdsburg; 707 431-4310 open daily 10-4 5353 occidental rd, Santa rosa; 707 575-3371 open daily 10-4 Hanzell Vineyards– 18596 lomita Avenue, Sonoma, cA 95476 Ph: 707 996-3860 open by appointment only Hartford Family Winery – 8075 Martinelli road, forestville; 707 887-1756 open daily 10-4:30 Hart‘s Desire – Poured at Waterfront tasting rm, 53 front St, healdsburg; 707 433-3097 thu-Mon 11-5 Harvest Moon Estate – 2192 olivet rd, Santa rosa; 707 573-8711 open daily 10:30-5 HAUCK CELLARS – 223 center St, healdsbug; 707 473-9065 open thu-Mon 11:30-5, fri & Sat til 7 Hawkes Wine – 6734 hwy. 128, healdsburg; 707 433-4295 thu-Mon 10-5, tue-Wed by appointment

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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 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 Limerick Lane Vineyards – 1023 limerick ln, healdsburg; 707 433-9211 open daily 10-5 Little Vineyards Family Winery – 15188 Sonoma hwy, glen ellen; 707 996-2750 thu-Mon 11-4:30 Littorai Wines – 788 gold ridge rd. Sebastopol; 707 823-9586 open by appointment only Locals Tasting Room – corner of geyserville Ave & hwy 128, geyserville; 707-857-4900 open daily 11-6, tue by appt Longboard Vineyards – 5 fitch St, healdsburg; 707 433-3473 Wed-Sat, Mon 11-6, Sun 11-5 (closed tue) LOXTON CELLARS – 11466 Dunbar rd, glen ellen; 707 935-7221 open daily 11-5 Picnic Area; Call ahead for Vineyard and Winery Tours Lynmar Estate – 3909 frei rd, Sebastopol; 707 829-3374 open daily 10-5 MacLeod Family Vnyd – Kenwood; 707 833-4312 open by appointment only MacPhail Family – 851 Magnolisa Dr, healdsburg; 707 433-4780 open by appointment only Macrae Family – at family Wineries – Kenwood: 9380 Sonoma hwy 12; 888-433-6555 open daily 10:30-5 MacRostie Winery – 21481 eighth St e, Suite 25, Sonoma; 707 996-4480 Sat 11-4:30 or by appointment MADRONE RIDGE WINERY– Poured at Sonoma enoteca, 35 e napa St, Suite B ; 707 935-1791 Wed-Mon 11-5:30 MANZANITA CREEK – 1441 A&B grove St, healdsburg; 707 433-4052 fri-Sat 11-4:30, Sun-thur by appt – Poured at Sonoma enoteca, 35 e napa St, Suite B ; 707 935-1791 Wed-Mon 11-5:30, tue seasonal Marimar Estate – 11400 graton road, Sebastopol; 707 823-4365 open daily 11-4 MARTIN RAY – 2191 laguna road, Santa rosa; 707 823-2404 open daily 11-5 Gift items, Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Winery Tours Martinelli Vineyards – 3360 river rd, fulton; 707 525-0570 open daily 10-5 Martorana Family Winery– 5956 West Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-1909 open by appointment only Matanzas Creek Winery – 6097 Bennett Valley rd, Santa rosa; 707 528-6464 open daily 10-4:30 MATRIX – 3291 Westside rd, healdsburg; 707 433-1911 open daily 11-5 Gift items, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Winery Tours Mauritson Family Winery – 2859 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 431-0804 open daily 10-5 MAYO FAMILY – 13101 Arnold Drive @ highway 12, glen ellen; 707 938-9401 open daily 10:30-6:30 MAYO FAMILY RESERVE ROOM – 9200 Sonoma hwy, Kenwood; 707 833-5504 open daily 10:30-6:30 MAYO FAMILY – at the cellar Door, 1395 Broadway, Sonoma; 707 938-4466 thu-Mon 11-6, tue & Wed 4-6 MAZZOCCO SONOMA – 1400 lytton Springs rd, healdsburg; 707 431-8159 open daily 11-5 Gift items, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK

Hook and Ladder – 2134 olivet rd, Santa rosa; 707 526-2255 open daily 10-4:30 HOP KILN WINERY – 6050 Westside rd, healdsburg; 707 433-6491 open daily 10-5 Gift items, Picnic Area, Children OK; Call ahead for: Educational Programs, Food Pairings HKG ESTATE WINES – 13647 Arnold Drive, glen ellen; 707 938-7622 thu-Sun 11-6 IL CUORE – Poured at Sonoma enoteca, 35 e napa St, Suite B ; 707 935-1791 Wed-Mon 11-5:30, tue seasonal Imagery Estate – 14355 hwy 12, glen ellen; 707 935-4515 Weekdays 10-4:30, Weekends 10-5:30 Inman Family – 3900 Piner road, Santa rosa; 707 395-0689 fri -Sun 11-4 or by appt. Inspiration Vnyds & Winery –3360e coffey ln, Santa rosa; 707 237-4980 open daily 11-4:30 Iron Horse – 9786 ross Station rd, Sebastopol; 707 887-1507 open daily 10-3:30 J Keverson – Poured at Waterfront tasting rm, 53 front St, healdsburg; 707 433-3097 thu-Mon 11-5 J Lynne Wines – Poured at Vine tastings: 9058 Windsor rd, Windsor; 707 620-0833 Mon-fri 12-8pm, late weekends J Rickards Winery – 24505 chianti rd, cloverdale; 707 758-3441 tue-Sat 11-4 J Vineyard & Winery – 11447 old redwood hwy, healdsburg; 707 431-3646 open daily 11-5 JACUZZI VINEYARDS – 24724 Arnold Drive, Sonoma; 707 931-7575 open daily 10-5:30 Johnson’s Alexander Valley Wines – 8333 hwy 128, healdsburg; 707 433-2319 open daily 11-5 John Tyler Wines – 4375 Westside rd, healdsburg; 707 473-0123 open by appointment only Jordan – 1474 Alexander Valley rd, healdsburg; 707 431-5250 open by appointment only Joseph Swan Winery – 2916 laguna rd, forestville; 707 573-3747 Sat, Sun & some holidays, 11-4:30 Kachina – 4551 Dry creek road, healdsburg; 707 332-7917 open by appointment only Kamen Estate – 21692 8th Street e, Suite 300, Sonoma; 707 833-1700 open by appointment only Kastania Vineyards – 4415 Kastania rd, Petaluma; 707 763-6348 Sat Sun 11-4 KAZ WINERY – 233 Adobe canyon rd, Kenwood; 707 833-2536 fri-Mon 11-5 Gift items, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Vineyards Tours Keating –23564 Arnold Dr, Sonoma; 707 939-6510 open daily 10-5 Keller Estate – 5875 lakeville hwy, Petaluma; 707 765-2117 thu-Sun 11- 4:30 KENDALL-JACKSON WINE CTR – 5007 fulton rd, fulton; 707 571-8100 open daily 10-5 Gift items, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for: Educational Programs, Food Pairings KENDALL-JACKSON TASTING ROOM – 337 healdsburg Ave, healdsburg; 707 433-7102 open daily 10-5 Children & Pets OK Kenwood Vineyards – 9592 Sonoma hwy 12, Kenwood; 707 833-5891 open daily 10-4:30 Kokomo – 4791 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-0200 open daily 11-4:30 Korbel Chmpgne Clrs – 13250 river rd, guerneville; 707 824-7000 open daily 10-5 Krutz Family Cellars– 1301 cleveland Ave, Santa rosa; 707 865-6755 open by appointment only Kunde – 9825 Sonoma hwy 12, Kenwood; 707 833-5501 open daily 10:30-4 La Crema – 235 healdsburg Ave, Ste 101, healdsburg; 707 431-9400 open daily 10:30-5:30 Lago di Merlo – at family Wineries – Dry creek Valley: 4791 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-0100 10:30-4:30 Lake Sonoma Winery – 340 healdsburg Ave, healdsburg; 707 473-2999 open daily 10-4:40 Lambert Bridge – 4085 W. Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 431-9600 open daily 10:30-4:30 Lancaster Estate – 15001 chalk hill rd, healdsburg; 707 433-8178x209 open by appointment only Landmark – 101 Adobe canyon rd, Kenwood; 707 833-0053 open daily 10:30-4:30 Larson Family – 23355 Millerick rd, Sonoma; 707-938-3031 open daily 10-5 Laurel Glen – Poured at locals: geyserville Ave & hwy 128, geyserville; 707 857-4900 open daily 11am-6pm, tue by appt LEDSON WINERY – 7335 Sonoma hwy, Kenwood; 707 537-3810 open daily 10-5 Gift items, Deli, Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call for: Educational Programs, Food Pairings Leonhardt Vnyds – 8500 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 352 262-0963 Apr 15- Sep 1, Daily 1-5 by appt

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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 open daily 10-5 Meeker Vineyards – 21035 geyserville Ave, geyserville; 707 431-2148 open daily 10:30-6 Mercury Winery – 21015 geyserville Avenue, geyserville; 707 857-9870 thu-Mon 11-6 Merriam Vnyds – 11650 los Amigos rd, healdsburg; 707 433-4032 open daily 10-5 Merry Edwards – 2959 gravenstein hwy n, Sebastopol; 888-388-9050 open daily 9:30-4:30, appt recommended Michael Bernard – 779 Westside rd, healdsburg; 707 433-2900 open daily11-5 Michel-Schlumberger – 4155 Wine creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-7427 open by appointment only Mietz Cellars – Poured at family Wineries – Dry creek Valley: 4791 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-0100 10:30-4:30 Mill Creek Vineyards – 1401 Westside rd; healdsburg; 707 431-2121 open daily 10-5 Montemaggiore – 2355 West Dry creek r rd; healdsburg; 707 433-9499 open by appointment only MoniClaire Vineyards – 1750 lytton Springs rd; healdsburg; 707 433-4320 open by appointment only MOONDANCE CELLARS
Formerly a founding member of The Wine Room in Sonoma Valley, Moondance Cellars produces small lots of award-winning Napa and Sonoma County varietals and blends, often poured by the winemaker. Also pouring Orchard Station Winery and The Friendly Dog Winery. Voted Best Tasting Room of the North Bay (Bohemian)

Jack london Village | 14301 Arnold Drive, glen ellen | 11-5 thursday-Monday 707-938-7550 | www.moondancecellars.com the Pup is always welcome

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MOSHIN VINEYARDS – 10295 Westside rd, healdsburg; 707 433-5499 open daily 11-4:30 Mountain Terraces – 707 481-7377 open by appointment only Mounts Family – 3901 Wine creek rd, healdsburg; 707 292-8148 open by appointment only Mueller – 6301 Starr rd, Windsor; 707 837-7399 fri-Sun 11-5 Murphy-Goode – 20 Matheson St, healdsburg; 800 499-7644 open daily 10:30-5:30 Muscardini Cellars – 8910 Sonoma hwy, Kenwood; 707 833-0526 open daily 11-6 Mutt Lynch Winery – 602 limerick ln, healdsburg; 707 942-6180 open by appointment only Nalle – 2383 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-1040 Sat 12-5, Sun & fri by appt Nicholson Ranch – 4200 napa rd, Sonoma; 707 938-8822 open daily 10-6 Novy Family – 980 Airway ct, Ste c, Santa rosa; 707 578-3882 open by appointment daily 10-3 Occidental Road Cellars – 707 874-9401 open Sat 1-4 Optima Winery – 498 Moore ln, Unit c, healdsburg; 707 431-8222 open by appointment only Orchard Station Winery – 14301 Arnold Dr, Jack london Village, glen ellen; 707-938-7550 thu-Mon 11-5 Owl Ridge – Poured at hudson Street Wineries, 428 hudson Street, healdsburg; 707 433-2364 open daily 11-5 Paint Horse – 16510 Arnold Drive, Sonoma; 707 935-0148 open by appointment only Palmeri – Poured at terroirs Artisan Wines, 21001 geyserville Ave, geyserville; 707 857-4101 thu-Mon 11:30-6:30 Papapietro Perry – 4791 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-0422 open daily 11-4:30 PARADISE RIDGE WINERY – 4545 thomas lake harris Dr, Santa rosa; 707 528-Wine open daily 11-5 Gift items, Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Winery Tours PARADISE RIDGE TASTING ROOM – 8860 Sonoma hwy, Kenwood; 707 282-9020 open daily 11-6 Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK Parmelee Hill – 8860 Sonoma highway, Kenwood; 707 282-9020 open by appointment only Passalacqua Vnyds – 3805 lambert Bridge rd, healdsburg; 877-825-5547 open daily 11-5 Pasterick Vnyd – 3491 West Dry creek road, healdsburg; 707 433-4655 open by appointment only Pastori Winery – 23189 geyserville Ave, cloverdale; 707 857-3418 open by appointment only Paul Hobbs – Sebastopol; 707 824-9879 open by appointment only Pedroncelli Vineyards – 1220 canyon rd, geyserville; 707 857-3531 open daily 10-4:30 Pellegrini Family– 4055 West olivet rd, Santa rosa; 800-891-0244 open daily 10:30-4:30 Pendleton Estate – 35100 hwy 128, cloverdale; 707 894-3732 open by appointment only Peters Family – 2064 hwy. 116 no, Suite 102, Sebastopol; 707 829-3111 open by appointment only Peterson – 4791 Dry creek rd, 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; 707 933-3226 open daily 10-5 Complimentary Tours, Gift Items, Picnic Area & Supplies, Children & Pets Welcomed Sebastopol Vineyards – 8757 green Valley rd; Sebastopol; 707 829-9463 Daily 10-5 Seghesio Winery – 14730 grove St, healdsburg; 707 433-3579 open daily 10–5 Selby Winery – 215 center St, healdsburg; 707 431-1288 open daily 11-5 Shane Wine Cellars –novato; 415 342-7926 By appointment Sheldon – 1301 cleveland Ave, Santa rosa; 707 865-6755 Sat-Sun 2-7 or by appt Siduri Wines – 981 Airway court, Santa rosa; 707 578-3882 By appointment daily 10-3 Silver Oak Cellars – 24625 chianti road, geyserville; 707 942-7026 Mon-Sat 9-5, Sun 11-5, tours by appt Simi Winery – 16275 healsburg Ave, healdsburg; 707 473-3232 open daily 10-5 SL Cellars – Poured at family Wineries – Kenwood: 9380 Sonoma hwy 12; 888-433-6555 open daily 10:30-5 Soda Rock – 8015 highway 128, healdsburg; 707 433-3303 open daily 11-5 Sojourn Cellars –141 e. napa Street, Sonoma; 707 933-9753 Daily 10-5 by appointment Sonoma-Cutrer – 4401 Slusser rd, Windsor, 707 237-3489 Appointments recommended, thu-Mon 10-4 SONOMA-ENOTECA – 35 e napa St, Sonoma; 707 935-1200 Wed-Mon 11-6, tue hours seasonal Sonoma Valley Portworks – 613 2nd St, Petaluma; 707 769-5203 Mon-Sat 12-5 Souverain – At historic Asti, 26150 Asti Post office rd, cloverdale; 707-433-2822 Daily 10-5 ST. FRANCIS VINEYARDS – 100 Pythian rd, Santa rosa; 888-675-Wine open daily 10-5 Gift Items, Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call for Food Pairings, Winery Tours St. Helena Road Winery – 6995 St. helena road; Santa rosa; 707 538-8674 open daily 9-5 by appointment Staley – Poured at family Wineries – Dry creek Valley: 4791 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-0100 10:30-4:30 Starlite Vineyards – 5511 highway 128, geyserville; 707 431-1102 open daily 11-5 Stephen & Walker – 243 healdsburg Ave, healdsburg; 707 431-8749 open daily 11-7 Stonestreet Alexander Mountain – 7111 highway 128; 707 473-3333; healdsburg open daily 10-5 Stryker Sonoma – 5110 highway 128; geyserville; 707 433-1944 open daily 10:30-5 Stuhlmuller – 4951 West Soda rock ln, healdsburg; 707 431-7745 open by appointment only SUNCÉ WINERY – 1839 olivet rd, Santa rosa; 707 526-9463 open daily 10:30-5 Taft Street Winery – 2030 Barlow lane, Sebastopol; 707 823-2049 Sat-Sun 11-4:30, Mon-fri 11-4 Talty – 7127 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-8438 open by appointment only Tara Bella – 3701 Viking rd, Santa rosa; 707 544-9049 open by appointment only Teira Wines – Poured at hudson Street Wineries, 428 hudson Street, healdsburg; 707 433-2364 open daily 11-5 Teldeschi Winery – 3555 Dry creek road, healdsburg; 707 433-6626 open daily 12-5 Terroirs Artisan Wines – 21001 geyserville Ave, Ste 101, geyserville; 707 857-4101 thu-Mon 11:30-6:30 Thomas George Estates – 8075 Westside road, healdsburg; 707 431-8031 open daily 11-5

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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 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 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 Copious Winery – 427 Swift Street, A, Santa cruz; 831 425-Wine fri 12-5, Sat & Sun 12-6 Creekview Vineyards – 12467 creekview ct, San Martin; 408 686-0534 3rd weekend 11-5 Creekview Vnyds & Sherman Cellars Tasting Rm – 40 Post St, San Jose; 408 288-Wine Wed-Sun 11-5 David Bruce Winery – 21439 Bear creek rd, los gatos; 408 354-4214 Mon-fri 12-5, Sat-Sun 11-5 DeRose Vineyards – 9970 cienega Valley road, hollister; 831 636-9143 Sat-Sun 11-4 or or by appointment Domenico Wines – 1697 industrial rd, San carlos; 650 593-2335 open daily 12-5 Enz – 1781 limekiln road, hollister; 831 637-6443 By appointment only Equinox – 427-c Swift St, Santa cruz; 831 338-2646; 831 423-3000 fri-Sun 12-5 Fernwood Cellars – 7137 redwood retreat, gilroy; 408 848-0611 3rd weekend of the month, 12-5 Fleming Jenkins Vnys & Winery – 45 W. Main St, los gatos; 408 358-4949 tue-Sun 12-6 Flint Wine Cellars – 13160 cienega road, hollister; 831 636-8986 open by appointment only Fortino Winery – 4525 hecker Pass hwy, gilroy; 408 842-3305 tue-Sat 10-5, Sun 11-5 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 St, Santa cruz; 831 421-9380 open daily 12-6 MJA Vineyards – 24900 highland Way, los gatos; 408 353-6000 thur-Sun 11-5 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

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

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

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

9077 Sonoma hwy, Kenwood • open Daily 10am-5pm 707-833-2300 • www.vjbcellars.com Wattle Creek Winery – 25510 river rd, cloverdale; 707 894-5166 open by appointment only Wellington Vineyards – 11600 Dunbar rd, glen ellen; 707 939-0708 open daily 11-5 Westwood Winery – 11 e. napa St, Suite 3, Sonoma; 707 935-3246 thur-Mon 11-5 White Oak Vineyards – 7505 hwy 128, healdsburg; 707 433-8429 open daily 10-5 Williamson – 134 Matheson St, healdsburg; 707 433-1500 open daily 11-7 WILSON – 1960 Dry creek road, healdsburg; 707 433-4355 open daily 11-5 Gift Items, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK Wind Gap Wines – forestville; 707 235-4938 open by appointment only Windsor Oaks Vineyards – 10810 hillview rd, Windsor; 707 433-4050 open by appointment only Wine Tree Farm – Poured at family Wineries – Kenwood: 9380 Sonoma hwy 12; 888-433-6555 open daily 10:30-5 Woodenhead – 5700 river rd, Santa rosa; 707 887-2703 open thu-Mon 10:30-4:30 Yoakim Bridge – 7209 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-8511 fri-Sun 11-4 or by appointment XYZin – Poured at geyser Peak, 22281 chianti rd, healdsburg; 707 857-2500 open daily 10-5 Zichichi Family – 8626 W. Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-4410 open daily 11-4:30

NORTH CENTRAL COAST
Ahlgren Vineyard – 20320 hwy 9, Boulder creek; 800 338-6071 Alfaro Family Vnyd & Winery – 420 hames road, corralitos; 831 728-5172 Aptos Creek – 520 nisene Meadws ct, Aptos; 831 684-1680 Armida Winery – 103 Stockton Avenue, capitola; 831 462-1065 Bargetto Winery – 3535 n. Main St, Soquel; 831 475-2258 ext 14 Beauregard – 10 Pine flat road, Bonny Doon; 831 458-Wine Big Basin– 830 Memory lane, Boulder creek; 831 621-8028 Big Basin Tasting Room – 14598 Big Basin Way, Suite B, Saratoga; 408 564-7346 Sat 12-4 or by appointment Sat 12-5 or by appointment open by appointment only Sat-Sun 11-6, M-f 12-6 open daily 12-5 open daily 11-5 open by appointment only Mon-thu 11-5, fri-Sat 11-7

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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 thu-Sun 12-5 Solis – 3920 hecker Pass hwy, gilroy; 408 847-6306 open daily 12-5 Sones Cellars – 334 B ingalls St, Santa cruz; 831 420-1552 fri-Sun 12-5 Soquel Vineyards – 8063 glen haven, Soquel; 831 462-9045 Sat-Sun 11-4 Storrs Winery – 303 Potrero St. #35, Santa cruz; 831 458-5030 open daily 12-5 Summerayne – limekiln road, hollister; 831 902-5638 open by appointment only Sycamore Creek – 12775 Uvas road, Morgan hill; 408 779-4738 thu, fri, Mon 12-5, Sat & Sun 11-5 Team Zin – 830-3 Jury court, San Jose; 408 445-2508 1st Sun of the month Testarossa Vineyards – 300-A college Ave, los gatos; 408 354-6150 open daily 11-5 Thomas Fogarty Winery – 19501 Skyline Blvd, Woodside; 650 851-6777 Wed-Sun 11-5 Thomas Kruse Winery – 3200 Dryden Ave, gilroy; 408 842-7016 tue-Sun 12-5 Travieso Winery – 165 cristich lane, #f, campbell; 650 248-5641 Saturdays 11-4 & by appt, 3rd Sat 11-5 Trout Gulch – 414 Avalon St, Santa cruz; 831 471-2705 open by appointment only Villa del Monte Winery – Summit rd (near old Santa cruz hwy), los gatos; 888 788-4583 open by appointment only Vinocruz – Abbott Square on cooper Street, Santa cruz; 831 427-0436 Mon-thu 11-7, fri-Sat 11-8, Sun 12-6 VINE HILL – 2300 Jarvis road, Santa cruz; 831 427-0436 open third weekend each month 12-5 & special events Vino Tabi – 334c ingalls Street, Santa cruz; 831 426 1809 Sat-thu 12-6, fri 12-9 Windy Oaks Estate – 550 hazel Dell rd, corralitos; 831 786-9463 Sat, Apr-oct 12-5 & by appointment Woodside Vineyards – 340 Kings Mountain rd; Woodside; 650 851-3144 open by appointment only Zayante Vineyards – 420 old Mount rd; felton; 831 335-7992 Special events & by appointment CARMEL VALLEY Bernardus – 5 W. carmel Valley road, carmel Valley; 800 223-2533 open daily 11-5 Boekenoogen – 24 West carmel Valley road, carmel Valley; 831 659-4215 open daily 11-5 Boëté Vineyards– 7156 carmel Valley rd, carmel Valley; 831 625-5040 open daily 12-5 Carmel Hills – 12 Del fino Place, carmel Valley; 831 659-0750 thur-tue 12-6 Chateau Julien Wine Estate – 8940 carmel Valley road, carmel; 831 624-2600 Mon-fri 8-5 Sat-Sun 11-5 Chateau Sinnet – 13746 center Street, carmel Valley; 831 659-2244 open daily 12-6 Cima Collina – San carlos, between ocean & 7th, carmel; 831 620-0645 thur-Mon 11- 6 Galante Vineyards – between ocean & 7th, Dolores; carmel; 831 624-3800 Sun-fri 1-6, Sat 12-6 Georis Winery – 4 Pilot road, carmel Valley; 831 659-1050 Mon-thu 11-4:30, fri-Sun 11-6 Heller Estate Organic Vineyards – 69 W. carmel Valley road, carmel Valley; 800-625-8466 Joullian Vineyards – 2 Village Drive Suite A, carmel Valley; 866 659-8101 Joyce Vineyards – 12 Del fino Place, carmel Valley; 831-659-0312 open daily 11-6 open daily 11-5 fri-Sun 11-5

TASTE MORGAN Featuring the Wines of Morgan Winery and Lee Family Farm in the crossroads Shopping Village, rio road at highway 1 / carmel open 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (831) 626-3700 / morganwinery.com Otter Cove Wines – 9 Del fino Place, carmel Valley; 831 320-3050 Mon-Sat 12-8, Sun 12-6 Parsonage Village Vineyard – 19 east carmel Valley road, carmel Valley; 831 659-7322 open daily 11-5 Talbott Vineyards – 53 West carmel Valley rd, carmel Valley; 831 659-3500 open daily 11-5 Tudor Wines - in Andre Bouchee, Between ocean & 7th, carmel by the Sea; 831-224-2116 fri-Sun 12-5 MONTEREY WINERIES A Taste of Monterey – 700 cannery row, Suite Kk, Monterey; 831 646-5446 open daily 10-6 Bargetto Winery – 700 cannery row Suite g, Monterey; 831 373-4053 Mon-fri 11-6, Sat & Sun 11-6:30 Baywood Cellars – 381 cannery row Suite c, Monterey; 831 645-9035 Mon-Sat 1-6, Sun 1-5 Chateau Sinnet – 1184 Broadway, Seaside; 831 394-6090 open by appointment only Figge Cellars – 3348 Paul Davis Drive Suite 101, Marina; 831 384-4149 Mon-fri by appointment only Pierce Ranch – 499 Wave Street, Monterey; 831 372-8900 thu-Mon 11-6:30 Scheid Vineyards Wine Lounge - 751 cannery row, Monterey; 831-656-9463 open daily 11-8 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

LAKE/MENDOCINO COUNTIES
Albertina Wine Cellars – 4601 road 110, hopland; 707 744-1475 Barra of Mendocino – 7051 n. State Street, redwood Valley; 707 485-0322 Beaver Creek Vnyds – 22000 hwy 29, Middletown; 707 987-1069 Bell Hill Vineyards– 6725 Jacobsen, Kelseyville; 707 490-4400 Brassfield Estate– 10915 high Valley rd, clearlake oaks; 707 998-1895 Breggo Cellars – 11001 highway 128, Boonville; 707 895-9589 Brutocao Cellars – 7000 hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-2152 Brutocao Cellars – 13500 hwy 101, hopland; 707 744-1664 campovida – -; 707 744-8797 Ceago Vinegarden – 5115 e. hwy 20, nice; 707 274-1462 Cesar Toxqui Cellars – 821 n. Bush St, Ukiah; 707 462-1054 open by appointment open daily 10-5 open daily11-8 thurs-Sun, Winter 12-6, Summer 1-7 Daily 10-5, Weekends by appt. in Winter open daily 11-5 open daily 10-5 open daily Summer 10-6, Winter 10-5 open daily 10-5, open daily 10-5 Wed-Sun 11-5:30

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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 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 – 21108 calistoga St, Middletown; 707 291-3629 thu-Sat 11-5 or by appt 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 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

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 Berryessa Gap – 15 Main Street, Winters; 530 795-3201 Bogle Vineyards – 37783 county rd, clarksburg; 916 744-1139 tue-fri 12-4 or by appointment thurs 4:30-8:30, fri 12-8:30, Sat 11-8:30, Sun 11-4 Sat-Sun 11-5, Mon-fri 10-

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California 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 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 open daily 12-4:30 Stony Ridge Winery – 4948 tesla rd, livermore; 925 449-0458 thu-Sun 11-4:30 Tamas Estate – 5489 tesla rd, livermore; 925 456-2380 open daily 12-4:30 Tenuta Vineyards – 633 Kalthoff common, livermore; 925 960-1006 fri-Sun 12-5 Tesla Vintners – 5143 tesla rd, livermore; 925 606-Wine 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

BAY AREA/LIVERMORE
Bent Creek Winery – 5455 greenville rd, livermore; 925 455-6320 Big White House – 6800 greenville rd, livermore; 925 449-1976 Bodegas Aguirre – 8580 tesla rd, livermore; 925 606-0554 Cedar Mountain – 7000 tesla rd, livermore; 925 373-6636 Charles R Vnyds – 8195 crane ridge rd, livermore; 925 454-3040 Chouinard Vnyds – 33853 Palomares rd, castro Vly; 510 582-9900 Concannon – 4590 tesla rd, livermore; 925 456-2505 Crooked Vine – 4948 tesla rd, livermore; 925 371-8156 Cuda Ridge Wines – 5385 east Ave, livermore; 510 304-0914 Dashe Cellars – 55 4th St, oakland; 510 452-1800 Deer Ridge Vineyards – 1828 Wetmore rd, livermore; 866 561-0838 Eagle Ridge Vineyard – 10017 tesla rd, livermore; 925 443-3375 Eckert Estate – 2400 Arroyo road, livermore; 925 584-6494 el Sol – 8626 lupine Way, livermore; 925 606-1827 fri-Sun 12-4:30 Sat-Sun 12-4:30 Sat-Sun 12-4 Sat-Sun 12-4 fri-Sun 12-4:30 Sat-Sun 12-5 (and most holidays) open daily 11-4:30 Mon-Sat 11:30-4:30, Sun 12-4:30 fri-Sun 12-4:30 & by appointment thu-Sun 12-6, Mon by appt fri-Sun 11-5 Sat-Sun 12-4:30 Sat-Sun 12 -5 & by appointment fri-Sun 12-5

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

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

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

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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 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 Convergence Vnyds – 14650 hwy 124, Plymouth; 209 245-3600 fri-Sun 10-5 Cooper Vineyards – 21365 Shenandoah School rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6181 thu-Mon 11-4:45 or by appt Deaver Vineyards – 12455 Steiner rd, Plymouth; 209 245-4099 open daily 10:30-5 Dillian Wines – 12138 Steiner rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3444 fri-Sun 11-4:30 Dobra Zemlja Winery – 12505 Steiner rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3183 open daily 10-5 Driven Cellars– 12595 Steiner rd, Plymouth; 209 245-4545 fri-Mon 10-5 Drytown Cellars – 16030 hwy 49, Drytown; 866-379-8696 fri-Sun 11-5 Gold Hill Winery – Poured at Sutter creek Wine tasting, 85 Main Street, Sutter creek; 209 267-5838 Daily 11-6 Gold Hill Vineyard – 5660 Vineyard lane, Placerville; 530 626-6522 thu-Sun 10-5 or by appt Jeff Runquist Wines – 10776 Shenandoah School rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6282 fri-Sun 11-5 Karly – 11076 Bell rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3922 open daily 12-4 Karmére – 11970 Shenandoah rd, Plymouth; 209 245-5000 Daily 11-5 Le Mulet Rouge – Poured at Sutter creek Wine tasting, 85 Main Street, Sutter creek; 209 267-5838 Daily 11-6 Morse Wines/Il Gioiello Winery– 22355 lawrence rd, fiddletown; 209 245-3395 Sat-Sun 11-5 Nine Gables – 10778 Shenandoah rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3949 thu-Sun 11-5 Nua Dair Vineyards – 13825 Willow creek rd, ione; 209 245-5567 Sat-Sun 10:30-5:30 Renwood – 12225 Steiner rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6979 open daily 10:30-5:30 Scott Harvey – 79 Main St., Sutter creek; 209 267-0122 thu-Mon 11-5 Shenandoah Vineyards – 12300 Steiner rd, Plymouth; 209 245-4455 open daily 10-5 Sierra Ridge Vnyd – Poured at Sutter creek Wine tasting, 85 Main Street, Sutter creek; 209 267-5838 Daily 11-6 Sierra Ridge Vnyd – 14110 ridge rd., Sutter creek; 209 267-1316 Daily 11-6 Sobon Estate – 14430 Shenandoah rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6554 open daily 9:30-5 Stone House Vineyard – 10861 Shenandoah rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6888 thu-Sun 12-5 Stoneridge Winery – 13862 ridge rd, Sutter creek; 209 223-1761 open by appointment only Story Winery – 10525 Bell rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6208 Daily Sum 11-5, Win 11-4 Sutter Creek Wine Tasting – 85 Main St, Sutter creek; 209 267-5838o open daily 11-6 Tanis Vineyards – 13120 Willow creek rd, ione; 209 274-4807 Sat-Sun 10-5:30 TKC Vineyards – 11001 Valley Dr, Plymouth; 209 245-6428 Sat 11-5, Sun 1-5 or by appt Terra D’Oro/Montevina – 20680 Shenandoah Schl rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6942 open daily 10-4:30 Terre Rouge/Easton Wines– 10801 Dickson rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3117 fri-Mon 11-4 Villa Toscano – 10600 Shenandoah rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3800 open daily 10-5 Vino Noceto – 11011 Shenandoah rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6556 Mon-fri 11-4, Sat-Sun 11-5 Wilderotter Vineyard – 19890 Shenandoah School rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6016 fri-Mon 10:30-5 Young’s Vineyard – 10120 Shenandoah rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3005 Mon-fri 10-4, Sat-Sun 10:30-4 CALAVERAS COUNTY Albeno Munari Winery – 2690 San Domingo rd, Murphys; 209 728-3436 open daily 11-5 Beaux Chevaux – 466B Main St, Murphys; 209-728-1000 fri-Sun 11-5 Black Sheep Winery – 221 Main St, Murphys; 209 728-2157 Daily 11-5 Bodega Del Sur Winery– 457c Algiers St, Murphys; 209 728-9030 Mon-fri 12-5, Sat-Sun 11-5 Brice Station – 3353 e. hwy 4, Murphys; 209 728-9893 fri-Sun 12-6 or by appointment Broll Mountain – 106 Main St, Murphys; 209 728-9750 Sat-Sun 1-5 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

SIERRA FOOTHILLS
AMADOR COUNTY Amador Cellars – 11093 Shenandoah rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6150 Amador County Wine Cellar– 14207 hwy 49, Amador city; 209 267-0104 Amador Foothill Winery – 12500 Steiner road, Plymouth, 209 245-6307 Avio – 14520 ridge rd, Sutter creek; 209 267-1515 Bantam Cellars – 10851 Shenandoah School rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6677 Bella Piazza – 19900 Shenandoah School rd, Plymouth; 209 245-4600 Borjon Winery – 10590 Shenandoah rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3087 Bray Vineyards – 10590 Shenandoah rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6023 C.G. Di Arie – 19919 Shenandoah School rd, Plymouth; 209 245-4700 Charles Spinetta Winery – 12557 Steiner rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3384 Clos Du Lac Cellars – 3151 hwy 88/Jackson Vlly rd, ione; 209 274-2238 open daily 11-5 fri-Sun 11-6 & holidays fri-Sun 12-5 fri-Sun 11-5 open Daily 11-4 open daily 10-5 fri-Sun 11-4 fri-Mon 10-5 thurs-Mon 10-4:30 Mon, thu, fri 8-4, Sat-Sun 9-5 Wed-Sun 10-4

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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 Sierra Vista Winery – 4560 cabernet Way, Placerville; 530 622-7221 Single Leaf Vineyards – 7480 fair Play rd, fair Play; 530 620-3545 Sogno Winery – 3046 Ponderosa rd, Shingle Springs; 530 672-6968 Stone’s Throw – 3541 north canyon rd, camino; 530 622-5100 Synapse Wines – 304 Main St, Placerville; 530 626-9463 Toogood Estate Winery – 7280 fair Play rd, fair Play; 530 620-1910 Ursa Vineyards –5951 Mr. Aukumn rd, Somerset; 530 647-2646 Van Der Vijver Estate – 7451 fair Play rd, fair Play; 530 620-3210 Venezio Vineyard – 5821 hwy 49, coloma; 530 885-9463 Windwalker Vnyds – 7360 Perry creek, fair Play; 530 620-4054 Winery by the Creek – 8085 Perry creek rd, fair Play; 530 620-2402 Wofford Acres – 1900 hidden Valley rd, camino; 530 626-6858 MERCED COUNTY Red Rock Winery – 7326 e. hwy 140, Merced; 209 722-7625 NEVADA COUNTY Avanguardia – 13028 Jones Bar rd, nevada city; 530 274-9482 Burch Hall – 108 Mill St, grass Valley; 530 272-7000 Coufos Cellars – 10065 rough & ready rd, rough & ready; 530 274-2923 Double Oak – 14510 Blind Shady rd, nevada city; 530 292-3235 Indian Springs – 303 Broad St, nevada city; 530 478-1068 Lucchesi Vineyards – 167 Mill St, grass Valley; 530 274-2164 Montoliva Vineyard – 15629 Mount olive rd, chicago Park; 530 346-6577 Naggiar Vineyards – 18125 rosemary lane, grass Valley; 530 268-9059 Nevada CityWinery –321 Spring Street, nevada city; 530 265-9463 Pilot Peak Winery – 12888 Spenceville rd, Penn Valley; 530 432-3321 Renaissance Vnyd – 12585 rice crossing rd, oregon house; 800-655-3277 Sierra Knolls – 19635 Kingswood ct, grass Valley; 530 268-9225 Sierra Starr – 209 W. Main Street, grass Valley; 530 477-8282 Smith Vineyard – 13577 Dog Bar rd, grass Valley; 530 273-7032 Solune Winegrowers – 16303 Jewett lane, grass Valley; 530 271-0990 Szabo Vineyards – gold fork rd, nevada city; 415 328-5611 Truckee River – 11555 Brockway rd, truckee; 530 587-4626 PLACER COUNTY Baumbach Wines – Auburn; 530 305-0048 Cristaldi Vineyards – 4060 ridge Dr, Auburn; 916 759-1291 Dono dal Cielo Estate Vnyds – 6100 Wise rd, newcastle, 530 888-0101 Fawnridge – 5560 fawnridge rd, Auburn, 530 887-9522 Green Family – 3420 Pine ridge ln, Auburn; 530 888-8866 Lone Buffalo Vineyards – 2682 Burgard ln, Auburn; 916 663-4486 Mt. Vernon – 10850 Mt. Vernon rd, Auburn; 530 823-1111 Ophir Wines – 7870 Santini lane, newcastle; 916 531-3055 Pescatore – 7055 ridge rd, newcastle; 916 663-1422 Rancho Roble – 340 fleming rd, lincoln; 916 645-2075 Secret Ravine – 4390 gold trail Way, loomis; 916 652-6015 Vina Castellano – 4590 Bell rd, Auburn; 530 889-BUll Sat-Sun 12-4 Sat-Sun 12-5 by appt fri-Sun 12-5 fri-Sun 10-5,tue-thu by appt (most) Sat-Sun 12-5 or by appt By appointment thu-Sun 11-5 Sat 12-4 until Dec. or by appointment (most) Sat-Sun 12-5 By appointment only (most) Sat-Sun 12-4 fri-Sun 12-5 Sat-Sun 12-5 open daily 12-5 Sat-Sun 12-5 Sat 11-5 feb-Dec or by appointment Sun-thu 11:30-5, fri-Sat 11:30-6 open daily 11-6 Sat-Sun 12-4 fri-Sun 12-5 or by appt fri-Sat 12-6, Sun-thu 12-5 Sat-Sun 12-5 Mon-Sat 11-3 by appt Sat-Sun 12-5 Wed-Mon 12-5 Sat 1-5 Mar-Dec or by appt Sat-Sun 12-5 By appt only Wed-Mon 11-7 open daily 10-5 Wed-Sun 11-5 open daily 10-5 Wed-Sun 11-5 Sat-Sun 11-6 thur-Sun 11-5 Mon-thu 3-7, fri 3-9, Sat 12-9, Sun 2-6 open daily 11-5:30 Sat-Sun 11-5 Wed-thu 12-5, fri-Sun 11-5 Wed-Sun 11-5 Daily 11-5 thu-Sun 11-5 thu-Sun 11-5

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