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Frank Family Vineyards

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AU G U S T 5 , 2 0 1 1 – I S S U E 3 2 – V O LU M E 3 0 ON THE COVER Andretti Winery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 SPECIAL COUPONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 WINE COUNTRY NEWS Northern California Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Wineology by Len Napolitano . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Wine Country Calendar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-19 WINE COUNTRY GETAWAYS Overnight Accommodations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22 SUISUN VALLEY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32-33 Suisun Valley Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 NAPA VALLEY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35-45 Downtown Napa Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38 St. Helena Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38 Napa Valley Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40-41 Yountville . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Calistoga . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .44-45 SONOMA COUNTY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46-61 Sonoma County Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46-47 Russian River Area Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 Healdsburg Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 Geyserville Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .53 Sonoma Valley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .56-61 Sonoma Valley Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .56 Sonoma Plaza Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .59 Glen Ellen & Kenwood Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .61 MENDOCINO & LAKE COUNTIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62-63 Lake & Mendocino Counties Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 NORTHERN CENTRAL COAST . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64-66 Monterey Bay/Santa Cruz Mountains Map . . . . . . . . . . 64 Salinas Valley Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 LIVERMORE VALLEY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 Livermore Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .67 WINERY LISTINGS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .68-78

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intelligence for the Wine conSUMer by Len Napolitano

What is a vineyard-designated wine?
Typically, there’s a fair amount of information provided on a wine label, some of which is required by law, such as the name of the producer, alcohol content and the origin of the grapes. With California-made wines, the geographic origin of the grapes starts with the broadest designation of all – California – meaning that 100% of the grapes used to make this wine were grown in California. After that, grape origin designation breaks down into smaller, but still relatively large sub-regions, such as Sonoma County, Central Coast or North Coast. Winemaking geography can be divided into yet smaller, government-approved areas known as American Viticultural Areas. Examples of this would be Napa Valley, Sonoma Valley or Paso Robles. Typically, the more precise the geographic designation, the more the wine represents the unique character of that area. Some labels offer even more specific information when it comes to the origin of the grapes, such as when it provides the name of a certain vineyard. Here, the producer is telling you that the grapes grown from this particular plot of land produces a uniqueness that deserves special recognition. One of the earliest examples in California wine history of a vineyard-designation is the Cabernet Sauvignon made by Napa Valley’s Heitz Cellars and the “Martha’s Vineyard” designation. Be aware that usually the only distinction made on the label that the wine is a single-vineyard wine is by adding the name of the vineyard itself, sometimes in small print. You may think that two wine labels are identical until you look more closely for this vineyard identification. This detail is important to know because, when comparing wines made by the same producer, a singlevineyard wine can sometimes be more expensive than one that isn’t.
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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NAPA VALLEY
ONGOING Napa Valley Wine Train napa, 800-427-4124, www.winetrain.com • July 27: Murder Mystery • July 29: Vintner’s lunch with Domaine carneros • Aug 5: Murder Mystery • Aug 5: cheers! train • Aug 5: Vintner’s lunch, Benessere Vineyard • Aug 12: Vintner’s lunch, Markham Vineyards • Aug 13: Moonlight escape, red Moon • Aug 15: eat See learn Wine class • Aug 19: Murder Mystery • Aug 29: eat See learn Wine class Ongoing Summer Concert Series at Robert Mondavi Winery oakville, www.robertmondavi.com, 888-rMonDAVi • July 30: Winemaker of the Year concert with KD lang & the Siss Boom Bang 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 • Wine Aroma challenge • Single Vineyard cabernets • freestone & Phelps • Barrel seminar 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 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 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 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

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• Daily: Valley first tour • Daily: grgich hills estate Winery tour • fri-Sun: Domaine chandon Winery tour • Sat: Valley’s only evening Winery tour • Mon-thu: Ambassador Winery tour • July 27, Aug 5: Murder Mystery • July 29: Vintner’s lunch with Domaine carneros • Aug 5: cheers! train • Aug 5: Vintner’s lunch, Benessere Vineyard

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SECOND SUNDAYS Second Sunday Supper Club AViA napa, napa, 5:30-7pm, $110 www.aviahotels.com, 707-224-3900 ONGOING Napa Valley Opera House 1030 Main Street, napa, 707-226-7372, www.nvoh.org • Aug 5: the Mickey hart Band • Aug 6: Josh Kornbluth’s Andy Warhol, good for the Jews? • Aug 7: Summer Sing-Along, Across the Universe • Aug 10: Dave Koz • Aug 17-21: ron hawkins, Swingin’ with the Stars! ONGOING Live at the Lincoln Theater Yountville, 707-944-1300, www.lincolntheater.com • July 30: lamplighters’ hMS Pinafore ONGOING Wine Tasting at Back Room Wines napa, 5-9pm, 707-226-1378, www.backroomwines.com • July 29: Santa lucia highlands tasting • Aug 5: Wine Advocate 92+ tasting • Aug 11: cheese Meets Wine classes by Janet fletcher • Aug 12: german riesling tasting • Aug 18: is it $50 or $150? • Aug 19: Mendocino county tasting ONGOING di Rosa napa, 707-226-5991, www.dirosapreserve.org • ongoing through Sept 17: Zombie-Proof house • July 27: Summer lecture with charles linder • Aug 31: Summer lecture with Sandow Birk ONGOING Live at Uptown Theatre napa, 707-259-0123, www.uptowntheatrenapa.com • July 29: norm MacDonald • July 30: comedians With Disabilities Act • Aug 4: gin Blossoms • Aug 9: toad the Wet Sprocket • Aug 12: robert cray Band ONGOING FRIDAYS Friday Night Pulse Tastings AcMe fine Wines, St.helena, 5-7pm, www.acmefinewines.com, 888-963-0440 • July 29: tom garrett pouring revana & Alexana wines ONGOING Friday Night Winemaker Events JV Wine & Spirits, napa, 5-7pm, $2, 707-253-2624, www.jvwine.com • July 29: napa Valley college • Aug 5: tBA • Aug 12: honig Wines • Aug 19: carlotta Winery ONGOING Tasting Events at Wineries of Napa Valley napa town center, napa, 707-253-9450 www.napavintages.com, check website for times & prices • July 26: chocolate Decadence • July 30-31: 5th Weekend flights of 5 • Aug 5, 12, 19, 26: craft Beer, fine Wine & Artisan cheese • Aug 6-7: Wine flight Weekends – chardonnay • Aug 9, 23: flight night – craft Beer Samplers • Aug 13: Meet the Brewmaster – Anderson Valley Brewery • Aug 14: Wine of the Month Pairing with Artisan cheeses • Aug 20-21: Artisan cheese Pairings ONGOING THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30 Modernism – Photography After 1930 Exhibit at Turnbull Cellars oakville, 707-963-5839, www.turnbullwines.com, free ONGOING FRIDAYS – SUNDAYS THROUGH OCTOBER 1 Gourmet Flatbread Piazza & Wine at Black Stallion Winery napa, 11am-3pm, $7/members, $15 www.blackstallionwinery.com, 707-227-3250 ONGOING THROUGH NOVEMBER 13 Signs of Life Photography Exhibit by Robert Buelteman at Mumm Napa rutherford, www.mummnapa.com, 707-976-7702

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JULY 25-30 Viticulture & Vinification Class harvest inn, St. helena, 212-377-3581, $3000 martha.pulido@evins.com JULY 30 13th Annual Joy of Wine Fundraiser at Rombauer Vineyards Benefits the rombauer cancer research fund for Pancreatic cancer St. helena, 10am-3pm, $50, www.rombauer.com, 707-963-5170 JULY 30 Festa Italiana XVII at V. Sattui Winery oak grove, St. helena – 6:30-9:30pm, $69/members, $79 www.vsattui.com, 707-963-7774, rSVP JULY 30 Cooking Class: Sicilian Dinner Napa Style with Diana Marano cedar gables inn, napa, $150, 4-8pm, www.cedargablesinn.com, 707224-7969 JULY 31 First Annual SVR Release Party At Sterling Vineyards calistoga, 12-3:30pm, $60/member couples, $80/couple www.sterlingvineyards.com, 800-726-6136, rSVP JULY 31 Peju Art Exhibit Reception rutherford, 1-4pm, www.peju.com, 707-963-3600 JULY 31 2008 Fall Estate Release Party Viader, Deer Park, 2-4pm, $35, free/members www.viader.com, 707-963-3816 AUGUST 3-21 Music in the Vineyards Various events & locations in napa Valley, www.napavalleymusic.org AUGUST 4 First Thursday Fashion! Food! Fun! Sip, shop & taste your way through downtown! Downtown calistoga, 6-9pm, www.calistogavisitors.com AUGUST 5 La Reve & Lobster at Domaine Carneros chateau Society Wine club, napa, 7-9:30pm, $120/members, $130/guests rSVP, 707-257-0101x135, www.domainecarneros.com AUGUST 6 Olive Orchard Tour & Tasting with Luncheon Wine club Members event – Acacia Vineyard, napa, 10am, $50 www.acaciavineyard.com, 707-226-9991 AUGUST 6 Nashville in Napa at Baldacci Family Vineyards napa, 4:30pm, $150, food, wine & music! www.nashvilleinnapa.com, 707-944-6261 AUGUST 6 Olive Orchard Tour & Tasting with Winery Lunch at Acacia napa, 10am, $50/wine club, www.acaciavineyard.com, 707-226-9991 AUGUST 6 2007 Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Release Day Silver oak cellars, oakville, 9am-4pm, www.silveroak.com AUGUST 6 & 7 Urban Wine Crawl experience 12 different wineries in South napa! 10-4pm commemorative t-shirt, govino glass and a lunch each day. $75pp, limited tickets, http://urbanwinecrawl.com/ Participating wineries: falcor, trinitas, Dacalier, taylor family, ramspur, toolbox, gustavo thrace, Valley gate, Bourassa, Punk Dog, PB hein and Delectus AUGUST 9 Grgich Hills Estate Dinner at Farmstead with Violet Grgich St. helena, 707-963-9181, www.grgich.com AUGUST 12 Dawn at Dusk Happy Hour at Acacia napa, 4:30-6:30pm, $10/wine club www.acaciavineyard.com, 707-226-9991 AUGUST 12 Hot Havana Nights: A Cigar Party at Castello di Amorosa Wine club Member event, calistoga, 6:30-11pm $95/adv, $120/members, $140/guests www.castellodiamorosa.com, 707-967-6272 AUGUST 12 Girls’ Night Out the room, flora Springs, St. helena, 5-8pm www.florasprings.com, 707-967-8032 AUGUST 13 Lobster Luau Wine Fest at Judd’s Hill napa, 5-8pm, $120, $85/members, rSVP 707-255-2332, www.juddshill.com AUGUST 13 Club Artesa Summer Dinner Artesa Winery, napa, 6:30-8:30pm, $85 www.artesawinery.com, 877-224-8309 AUGUST 13 Rock-N-Roll Reserve Release Party at Clos du Val napa, 800-993-9463, www.closduval.com AUGUST 19 American Harvest Workshop cakebread cellars, rutherford, www.cakebread.com AUGUST 20 Annual Bocce Event at Mumm Napa rutherford, 10am-3pm, club Vivant event, $65 www.mummnapa.com, 800-686-6272, rSVP AUGUST 20 Annual Harvest Party in the Vineyards at Beaulieu Vineyards rutherford, 10am-1pm, www.bvwines.com, 800-264-6918x5233 AUGUST 20 Burger & Barrel Bash with Annual Grape Stomp Competition Peju Province Winery, rutherford, 11am-2pm, $55/members, $75 www.peju.com, 800-446-7358 AUGUST 20 The Artist’s Palette Dining Experience: Juslyn Vineyards Ma(i)sonry napa Valley, napa – hosted by Proprietors Perry & carolyn Butler, 6:30pm, $155, $124/members, www.maisonry.com, 707-944-0889 AUGUST 21 Winery Hike Event at Acacia napa, www.acaciavineyard.com, 707-226-9991 AUGUST 27 Wine Club Pick-up & Harvest Party at Judd’s Hill napa, 12-3pm, free/members, $20/guests, rSVP 707-255-2332, www.juddshill.com AUGUST 27 4th Annual Harvest STOMP Party napa Valley grapegrowers, Beckstoffer’s Missouri hopper Vineyard, oakville $225, 5-10pm, www.harveststomp.com, 707-944-8311 AUGUST 27 Date & Movie Night the room, flora Springs, St. helena, 5:50pm wine & dinner, movie 7:50pm www.florasprings.com, 866-967-8032 ONGOING Summer Music Series at Mazzocco Winery healdsburg, 6-8pm, 800-501-8466, www.mazzocco.com • Aug 5: Anne o’Brien • Aug 26: lady D ONGOING Summer Music Series at de Lorimier Winery geyserville 6-8pm, 800-546-7718, www.delorimierwinery.com • July 29: Miracle Mule • Aug 19: Sugarfoot ONGOING Summer Music Series at Wilson Winery healdsburg, 6-8pm, 800-433-4602, www.wilsonwinery.com • Aug 12: Scallywags Ongoing Thursdays 2nd Annual St. Francis Summer Film Festival Santa rosa – 7:30pm, free, Bring a blanket & a picnic! www.stfranciswinery.com, 888-675-Wine • July 28: ferris Beuller’s Day off • Aug 4: American graffiti • Aug 11: field of Dreams • Aug 18: Sideways ONGOING Jazz it Up Saturday Wine & Jazz Concert Series Seasons of the Vineyard tasting Bar, healdsburg, 4-6pm www.seasonsofthevineyard.com, 707-431-2222 • July 30: the Yancie taylor Jazztet • Aug 13: Shea Beaux Wells Quartet featuring noam lemish • Aug 27: Ami Molinelli Brazilian Quartet 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 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 Private Wine Tastings at Ferrari-Carano Vineyards and Winery healdsburg – Pick of the Bunch – five wines, 6-8 people, $20-$40pp by appointment, 707-433-6700, www.ferrari-carano.com • Scentiments – test your Smell Memory • White Wine lovers – wines paired with Artisan cheeses • King of reds – wines paired with dried fruits and chocolates • Matchmaker – wine and food pairing • PreVail tasting – wines paired with Artisan charcuterie plate • cabernet terroir tasting – comparison wines from different elevations ONGOING Wine and Food Pairing at Ferrari-Carano Vineyards and Winery healdsburg – Matchmaker, learn the art and science of matching wines with the perfect food. 6-8 people, $35pp, by appointment 707-433-6700, www.ferrari-carano.com ONGOING Free Guided Winery Tour at Ferrari-Carano Vineyards and Winery healdsburg – Monday-Saturday, 10am, by appointment 707-433-6700, www.ferrari-carano.com ONGOING Group Private Tastings at Ferrari-Carano Vineyards and Winery healdsburg – includes 5 wines, 9-25 people in underground cellar, by appointment. $20 per person, 707-433-6700, www.ferrari-carano.com

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ONGOING 21st Annual Summer Concert Series at Rodney Strong Vineyards healdsburg, www.rodneystrong.com, 800-678-4763 • Aug 7: Pat Benatar & neil giraldo • Sept 4: chris Botti FRIDAYS THROUGH OCTOBER Sebastiani Winery Friday Music Series Sonoma, 6-9pm, 707-933-3226, www.sebastiani.com • July 29: rolling Blackouts • Aug 5: Jon Popenoe • Aug 12: Backtrax • Aug 19: Jami Jamison Band

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ONGOING Terroir & History Tour at Chateau St. Jean Kenwood, A visit to chateau St. Jean lifts all of your senses. complimentary, 11am-2pm, 707-833-4134, www.chateaustjean.com ONGOING Food and Wine Pairing at the Mayo Reserve Room 9200 Sonoma hwy, Kenwood, Daily, 10:30am-6pm, 7 course food/wine tasting $35, reservations recommended, 707-833-5504, www.mayofamilywinery.com ONGOING Wine Experiences at Chateau St. Jean Kenwood, ten person minimum, 2 hours, $50, by appointment 707-833-4134x5258, www.chateaustjean.com • cinq cépages Blending Seminar, eight person minimum, 2 hours, $75 • cinq cépages component tasting, eight person minimum, 1.5 hours, $25 • Private ViP Wine tasting, 10:30am, 1 & 3pm, $25, 1 hour • Box lunch Prgram with tour ONGOING Tours, Tastings & Seminars at St. Francis Winery Santa rosa, ten person minimum, call for more information & reservations 888-675-Wine(9463)x255, www.stfranciswinery.com • Winery tour & tasting, 1.5 hours, $25 • Vineyards tour & tasting, 1 hour, $20 • Blending Seminar, 1.5 hour, $65 ONGOING Guided Winery Tours at Gloria Ferrer Sonoma, 11am, 1 & 3pm, $10, 707-996-7256, www.gloriaferrer.com ONGOING SUNDAYS Domaine Carneros Sparkling Brunch at the Fairmont Mission Inn & Spa Sonoma, 9am-1pm, 707-938-9000, www.fairmont.com.sonoma ONGOING Wine & Food Pairing at Kendall-Jackson fulton, Special reserve food & wine tasting, 10am-4pm, $25 707-571-7500, www.kj.com ONGOING WEEKENDS Wine & Chocolate Pairings at Fritz Winery cloverdale, 10:30am-4:30pm, $5 tasting fee covers the pairing 707-894-3389, www.fritzwinery.com LAST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH 50 Mile AV Vintner's Dining glen ellen, Barrel tasting & old Vine Pinot noir & Syrahs from Ashton Vineyard. foods sourced locally. 4-7PM, rSVP, 707-935-3456, ashtonwines.com ONGOING 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 ONGOING Moondance Cellars & Orchard Station Wines glen ellen, Paired with Wine country chocolates truffle tastes, $10 707-938-7550, www.moondancecellars.com ONGOING THURSDAY-SATURDAY Michel-Schlumberger Winery Green Tour healdsburg, 10:30am, $25, 800-447-3060, www.michelschlumberger.com ONGOING MONDAY-SATURDAY Robert Young Estate Winery Vineyard Tours & Tasting in a Remodeled Grape Gondola geyserville, 11:30am, $10, box lunch provided for $20 707-431-4811, www.ryew.com ONGOING FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS ‘Come Crush With Us’ at Icaria Creek Winery Winemaker Jeff Smith leads a tasting of bottled & barreled wines rSVP, 707-486-9623, www.icariawinery.com EVERY WEDNESDAY & SATURDAY Santa Rosa Original Farmers’ Market Santa rosa Veteran’s Building parking lot, 8:30am-noon, 707-522-8629

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EVERY FRIDAY MORNING Sonoma Valley Farmers’ Market Depot Park, Sonoma, 9am-noon, 707-538-7023 EVERY OTHER WEDNESDAY The Art of Winemaking Workshop Petroni Vineyards, Sonoma, 10:30am-12pm 707-935-8311, www.petronivineyards.com ONGOING Cooking Classes at Ramekins Culinary School 450 West Spain St, Sonoma, check website for schedule. 707-933-0450, www.ramekins.com ONGOING Wells Fargo Center for the Arts Santa rosa, 707-546-3600, wellsfargocenterarts.org • Aug 6: gerardo ortiz • Aug 7: Peter frampton • Aug 16: Amos lee • Aug 26: Kathleen Madigan ONGOING Spreckels Performing Arts Center rohnert Park, 707-588-3400, www.spreckelsonline.com • Aug 19-21: Willy Wonka, the Musical ONGOING Live Shows at Hopmonk Tavern Sebastopol, 707-829-7300, www.hopmonk.com • July 27: greensky Bluegrass • July 28: DoV • July 29: Dgiin • July 30: Bob Schneider • Aug 3: Dehlia low • Aug 6: Jeremy goodfeather • Aug 12: David J • Aug 13: the B-Side Players • Aug 14: healdsburg guitar festival After Party • Aug 17: Antoine Dufour ONGOING SATURDAYS Complimentary Concert Series landmark Winery, Kenwood, 1-4pm, www.landmarkwine.com, 707-833-0226 • July 30: Mariposa ewxpress • Aug 6: Jason Bodlovich ONGOING FRIDAYS Summer Concert Series Medlock Ames, healdsburg, www.medlockames.com, 707-431-8845 • July 29: Skiffle Symphony • Aug 5: the crux • Aug 13: Jack Sonni and a hot Mess • Aug 19: the Boulevards • Aug 26: city fritter 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 THURSDAYS THROUGH AUGUST 25 Live Concerts at Windsor Farmers’ Market town green, Windsor, market 5-8pm, concerts 6-8 www.windsorfarmersmarket.com, 707-838-1320 • July 28: Big Sandy & his fly rite Boys • Aug 4: Wonder Bread 5 • Aug 11: the Pulsators • Aug 18: Soulshine Blues Band • Aug 25: Beatles flashback ONGOING THROUGH AUGUST 29 “On the Line” Six Women Paint Their Stories Quercia gallery, Duncans Mills, 11am-5pm www.Quercia-gallery.com, 707-865-0243 WEDNESDAYS JUNE THROUGH AUGUST Petaluma Evening Farmers’ Market historic Downtown Petaluma, 4:30-8pm www.petalumafarmersmarket.com, 707-762-0344 ONGOING TUESDAYS THROUGH AUGUST Tuesdays in the Plaza healdsburg Plaza, healdsburg, 6-8pm, free, 707-433-6935 FRIDAYS THROUGH AUGUST Petaluma Movies in the Park lucchesi Park, Petaluma, 6:30pm, free, www.petalumamovies.com ONGOING THROUGH SEPTEMBER 4 Body Language 2011 A new leaf gallery, Sculpturesite, cornerstone Sonoma, Sonoma 10am-5pm, www.sculpturesite.com, 707-933-1300 ONGOING THROUGH SEPTEMBER Reserve Tasting on the Patio by the Pool at DeLoach Vineyards Santa rosa, guided tasting with croquet & ping pong. $25 By appointment, 707-526-9111, www.deloachvineyards.com ONGOING THROUGH OCTOBER 25 Tuesday Night Farmers’ Market Sonoma Plaza, Sonoma, 5:30-7pm, 707-529-0404 ONGOING WEDNESDAY EVENINGS 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 ONGOING THROUGH OCTOBER Garden Tours at DeLoach Vineyards Santa rosa, guided tasting of wines & seasonal treats from the garden. 707-526-9111, www.deloachvineyards.com, $30 ONGOING FRIDAYS THROUGH OCTOBER 21 Petaluma River Sunset Wine & Cheese Eco-Cruise Petaluma turning Basin, Petaluma, 5:30-7:30pm www.friendsofthepetalumariver.org, 707-763-7756 ONGOING THROUGH DECEMBER 11 Pop’d From the Panel charles M. Schulz Museum, Santa rosa, www.SchulzMuseum.org ONGOING THROUGH EARLY SPRING 2012 16th Annual Sculpture Exhibit “FINALE” at Paradise Ridge Winery the Sculpture grove can be seen until dusk, followed by a glass of wine on the winery’s veranda, with its spectacular view of the sunset. 11am-5pm daily www.prwinery.com, 707-528-Wine JULY 27 Paint ‘N’ The Wine Country at Sonoma Country Antiques Sonoma, learn 3 new painting techniques! 10am-4pm, $175 707-938-8315, www.sonomaantiques.com JULY 27 – AUGUST 14 Sonoma County Fair – Diamond Jubilee Sonoma county fairgrounds, Santa rosa www.sonomacountyfair.com707-545-4200 JULY 28 American Country Home Store at Sebastiani Winery Sonoma, enjoy wine & refreshments while viewing barrel furniture! 2-4pm, 707-933-3226, www.sebastiani.com www.americancountryhomestore.com JULY 29 Wine Education Series at Gloria Ferrer: Wine Tasting FUNdamentals Sonoma, 10:30am-12pm, $25 plus tax www.gloriaferrer.com, 707-933-1999 JULY 29 Ride with Deb at Dutcher Crossing healdsburg, 9-11am, 707-431-2700, www.dutchercrossingwinery.com JULY 29 Tribute to Texas Singer/Songwriters at Meadowcroft Wines Sonoma, rSVP, $15, 707-934-4090, www.meadowcroftfamilyofwines.com JULY 29-31 FRAM Autolite NHRA Nationals infineon raceway, Sonoma – nhrA full throttle Drag racing Series www.infineonraceway.com, 800-870-rAce JULY 30 Vineyard Tour & Luncheon at Sausal Winery healdsburg, 9:30am, $50, Wine club members only www.sausalwinery.com, 800-500-2285 JULY 30 California Food & Wine Pairing at Viansa Sonoma, 1pm, $15/members, $20, www.viansa.com, 800-995-4700 JULY 30 Lobster Feed Sbragia family Vineyards, geyserville, 5pm, $120, $95/members www.sbragia.com, 707-473-2992x12 JULY 30 Hike & Taste in the Vineyards Kunde family estate, Kenwood, 10am, $30, www.kunde.com, 707-833-5501 JULY 30 Rivertown Rivival Mcnear Peninsula, Petaluma, 11:30am-5pm, www.rivertownrevival.com JULY 30 8th Annual Summer BBQ Festival Seghesio family Vineyards, healdsburg, www.seghesio.com, 707-433-3579 JULY 30 Fort Ross Cultural Heritage Day fort ross, 10am-5pm, $20/car, 707-847-3286 JULY 31 9th Annual Alexander Valley Summer Open House at Sausal Winery healdsburg, 11am-4pm, www.sausalwinery.com, 800-500-2285 JULY 31 Italian Food & Wine Pairing at Viansa Sonoma, 1pm, $15/members, $20, www.viansa.com, 800-995-4700 AUGUST 5 Wine Education Series at Gloria Ferrer: Classic Sparkling Wine & Cheese Combinations – Locals & Spanish Sonoma, 10:30am-12pm, $30 plus tax www.gloriaferrer.com, 707-933-1999 AUGUST 5 2nd Annual Nature Walk & Wine Windsor oaks Vineyard, Windsor, www.windsoroaks.com, 707-433-4050 AUGUST 5 Yappy Hour lambert Bridge Winery, healdsburg, 4:30-6:30pm, $35 www.lambertbridge.com, 707-431-4670 AUGUST 5-7 West of West Wine Festival occidental center for the Arts, occidental www.westsonomacoast.com, 707-824-9000 AUGUST 6 Eighth Street Wineries Open House Sonoma, Participating wineries on 8th St. east, 11am-4pm, $30 www.eighthstreetwineries.com AUGUST 6 Farm Stand at Kendall Jackson gourmet food trucks, fine wines & more! fulton, 10am-1pm, www.kj.com, 707-571-8100 AUGUST 6 Summer Fest at Christopher Creek Winery healdsburg, 11am-4pm, free, www.christophercreek.com, 707-433-8243 AUGUST 6 Wine Club Pick Up Party & BBQ at Balletto Vineyards Santa rosa, 12-3pm, 707-568-2455, www.ballettovineyards.com AUGUST 6 Propeller Club Pick-Up Party at Jacuzzi Sonoma, 2-5pm, 707-931-7575, www.jacuzziwines.com AUGUST 6 7th Annual Lobster Feed Deloach Vineyards, Santa rosa, 5:30-8pm www.deloachvineyards.com, 707-526-9111x110 AUGUST 6 Oysters and More lambert Bridge Winery, healdsburg, 2-4pm www.lambertbridge.com, 707-431-4670 AUGUST 6 Amphora’s Last Chance Barrels Amphora Winery, healdsburg, 11am-4pm, $10, free/members www.amphorawines.com, 707-431-7767

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AUGUST 6 Live Music, Food Pairing & Wine VMl Winery, healdsburg, 1-4:30pm www.vmlwine.com, 707-431-4404 AUGUST 6 Petaluma Music Festival Sonoma Marin fairgrounds, Petaluma, 11am-8pm www.petalumamusicfestival.org, 707-769-9650 AUGUST 6 2007 Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Release Day Silver oak cellars, geyserville, 9am-4pm, www.silveroak.com AUGUST 6 GunBun Summer Film Fest: The Big Lebowski gundlach Bundschu, Sonoma, 7pm, $10/adv, $15 www.gunbun.com, 707-938-5277 AUGUST 6 7th Annual Dog Days of Summer Open House Mutt lynch Winery & the eastside Bunch, healdsburg11am-4pm $20/adv, $25, www.muttlynchwinery.com AUGUST 6 Orchard Walk & Mill Tour Mcevoy ranch, Petaluma, 10am-12pm, $30 www.mcevoyranch.com, 866-617-6779 AUGUST 6 Summer Cheese & Wine Class with Sheana Davis of The Epicurean Connection the Sonoma Valley inn, Sonoma, 1-3pm, $45 www.sheanadavis.com, 707-935-7960, rSVP AUGUST 6 7th Annual Lobster Feed Deloach Vineyards, Santa rosa, 5:30-8:30pm, $90/members, $115 www.deloachvineyards.com, 707-526-9111x110, rSVP AUGUST 6-7 1st Annual SOFA Artwalk South A St. Arts District, Santa rosa, 11am-4pm, 707-695-1011 AUGUST 7 Classic Car Cruise-Ins Sunday at B.R. Cohn Winery classic car enthusiasts are encouraged to bring their own cars! glen ellen, 11am-4pm, free, www.brcohn.com, 800-330-4064 AUGUST 7 The Devil Mountain Jazz Band last Day Saloon, Santa rosa, 1-5:30pm www.tradjass.org, 707-584-4004 AUGUST 7 Bodega Big Event BBQ & Parade Bodega, 10am-5pm, 707-876-3477 AUGUST 7 Chardonnay & Croquet Sonoma-cutrer Vineyards, Windsor, 11am-1pm, $25, $20/members www.sonomacutrer.com, 707-237-3489 AUGUST 11 Cooney Cabernet Release Party at Dutcher Crossing healdsburg, 11am-4pm, Wine club event 707-431-2700, www.dutchercrossingwinery.com AUGUST 12 25th Annual Summer-Fall Winemaker Dinner Series: Trione Vineyards Join Scott covington, Winemaker – inn at the tides, Bodega Bay, $89 www.innatthetides.com, 800-541-7788 AUGUST 12 Songwriters In Sonoma at Meadowcroft Wines Sonoma, rSVP, 707-934-4090, www.meadowcroftfamilyofwines.com AUGUST 12 Jus Soli Winery Winemaker Dinner Sea ranch lodge, the Sea ranch, 5:30pm, $99, 800-732-7262 AUGUST 13 Piano on the Patio at Chateau St. Jean Winery Kenwood, 5-8pm, reservations required www.chateaustjean.com, 800-543-7572 AUGUST 13 Andrea Mugnaini – Wood Fired Cooking Class lambert Bridge Winery, healdsburg, 11am-2pm, $100, $90/members www.lambertbridge.com, 707-431-4670 AUGUST 13 La Follette Vineyards Winemaker Dinner river Myst have, healdsburg, 6-9pm www.rivermysthaven.com, 707-431-8146 AUGUST 13 Healdsburg Art Walk Downtown healdsburg, 5-8pm, www.healdsburg.com, 707-433-6935 AUGUST 13 25th Vintage Celebration Open House Peterson Winery, healdsburg, 4:30-7:30pm www.peteresonwinery.com, 707-431-7568 AUGUST 13 Second Saturday Art Walk Downtown Petaluma, 4-7pm www.PetalumaDowntown.com, 707-762-9348 AUGUST 13 Dinner in the Vineyard Stryker Sonoma Winery, geyserville, 5:30-8:30pm www.strykersonoma.com, 707-433-1944 AUGUST 13 An Affair with Zinfandel Passalacqua Winery, healdsburg, 5-8:30pm, $55, 445/members www.passalacquawinery.com, 707-433-5550 AUGUST 13 Cooking Demonstration Mcevoy ranch, Petaluma, 1-4pm, $85 www.mcevoyranch.com, 866-617-6779 AUGUST 13-14 Gravenstein Apple Fair ragle ranch Park, Sebastopol, 707-824-1765 AUGUST 14 Second Sunday Paella & Pinot freestone Vineyards, freestone www.freestonevineyards.com, 707-874-1010 AUGUST 14 5th Annual Muscardini Cellars Barrel Tasting Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, Sonoma, 707-933-9305 AUGUST 17 Bossanova, Wine & Sunsets at Paradise Ridge Santa rosa, 6-8:30pm, www.prwinery.com, 707-528-Wine AUGUST 18 Winemaker Dinner Series: Ruinart Champagne Santé restaurant, fairmont Sonoma Mission inn & Spa, Sonoma www.fairmont.com/sonoma, 707-938-9000 AUGUST 19 Tapas on the Terrace at Gloria Ferrer Winery Sonoma, 5:30-7:30pm, $35, $29.75/members www.gloriaferrer.com, 707-933-1999 AUGUST 19-21 Downtown Healdsburg Sidewalk Sale Downtown healdsburg, 707-433-6935, www.healdsburg.com AUGUST 20 4th Annual Lobster Feed at St. Francis Winery Santa rosa, Patrons classic & Prestige Member event, 6:30-9:30pm $99/members, $125/guests, www.stfranciswinery.com, 888-675-Wine AUGUST 20 Grape to Glass at Saralee’s Vineyard russian river Valley Winegrowers healdsburg, www.rrvw.org, 707-521-2534 AUGUST 20 Sonoma Valley Red & White Ball Sonoma Plaza, Sonoma, Dave Martin’s house Party Band 6-11pm, $75, www.svgreatschools.com, 707-935-9566 AUGUST 20 Hike & Taste in the Vineyards Kunde family estate, Kenwood, 10am, $30, www.kunde.com, 707-833-5501 AUGUST 20 16th Annual Grape to Glass Hog in the Fog Pre-Harvest Party Windsor, russian river Valley Winegrowers, richard’s grove & Saralee’s Vineyard 4-10pm, www.rrvw.org, 707-521-2534 AUGUST 20 Pig Roast on the Patio at Fritz Winery cloverdale, 3-7pm, $40, $20/members www.fritzwinery.com, 707-894-3389 AUGUST 20-21 Wings Over the Wine Country Airshow Sonoma country Airport, Santa rosa, 707-575-7900 AUGUST 20-21 21st Annual Cotati Accordion Festival la Plaza Park, cotati, www.cotatifest.com, 707-664-0444 AUGUST 21 Zinfanatics Zinfandel Party & BBQ at Mayo Family Winery glen ellen, 11am, $15, free/members www.mayofamilywinery.com, 707-938-9401 AUGUST 21 Sonoma Country Music BBQ with Dierks Bentley Sonoma county fairgrounds, Santa rosa, 2-10pm www.sonomamusicbbq.com AUGUST 21 Ducky Derby at Gundlach Bundschu Sonoma, 10:30am-1:30pm, www.gunbun.com, 707-938-5277 AUGUST 25 Live Music: Art Vs Science at Gundlach Bundschu Sonoma, 6:30pm, $20/adv, $25, www.gunbun.com, 707-938-5277 AUGUST 26 Wine Education Series at Gloria Ferrer: Wine Tasting FUNdamentals Sonoma, 10:30am-12pm, $25 plus tax www.gloriaferrer.com, 707-933-1999 AUGUST 26 Ride with Deb at Dutcher Crossing healdsburg, 9-11am, 707-431-2700 www.dutchercrossingwinery.com AUGUST 26 Pinot & Popcorn: Star Wars Deloach Vineyards, Santa rosa – $15, $10/members, $5/kids 7:30pm doors open, movie after dark www.deloachvineyards.com, 707-526-9111x110 AUGUST 26 Balletto Vineyards Winemaker Dinner Santa rosa golf & country club, Santa rosa www.ballettovineyards.com, 707-568-2455 AUGUST 26-28 Indy® Grand Prix of Sonoma infineon raceway, Sonoma – iZoD indy®car Series www.infineonraceway.com, 800-870-rAce AUGUST 27 2008 Landslide Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Release Simi Winery, healdsburg, 12-3pm, $15/members, $25 www.simiwinery.com, 707-473-3213, rSVP AUGUST 27 Summer Lobster Boil nicholson ranch Winery, Sonoma, 7-10pm, $120, $95/members www.nicholsonranch.com, 707-938-8822 AUGUST 27 Zinfandel Lovers Rejoice! ravenswood Winery, Sonoma, 11am-4pm, $20, $15/members www.ravenswood-wine.com, 707-933-2326 AUGUST 27 Vineyard & Varietal Exploration on Bradford Mountain Vineyard Peterson Winery, healdsburg, 8am-1pm, $45, $35/members www.peteresonwinery.com, 707-431-7568 AUGUST 27 Taste of Petaluma Downtown Petaluma, 11:30am-4pm www.tasteofpetaluma.org, 707-763-8920

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AUGUST 27-28 Bodega Seafood, Art & Wine Festival Watts ranch, Bodega, 10am-5pm 707-824-8717, www.winecountryfestivals.com

BAY AREA
SAN FRANCISCO
ONGOING The Walt Disney Family Museum the Presidio of San francisco, San francisco, 415-345-6816 www.waltdisney.org • ongoing through July 31: film, Moon Pilot ONGOING Seasons Swirl four Seasons hotel, San francisco, 5:30-7:30pm www.fourseasons.com/sanfrancisco, 415-633-3838 • Aug 2: fischer Vineyards ONGOING THROUGH OCTOBER 9 Golden Gate Park Band Summer Sunday Concerts golden gate Park, San francisco, 1pm, free www.goldengateparkband.org, 510-530-0814 AUGUST 1 Jordan Vineyard & Winery Tasting & Dinner campton Place, San francisco – rob Davis, Winemaker, Jordan Vineyard www.tajhotels.com/sanfrancisco, 415-955-5574 AUGUST 21 Family Winemakers of California fort Mason center, San francisco, 3-6pm www.familywinemakers.org, 415-705-0646

LAKE/MENDOCINO
EVERY SECOND SATURDAY Food & Wine Pairings Mcnab ridge tasting room, hopland, 707-744-1986, www.mcnabridge.com ONGOING FRIDAYS Tuscan Village Music Art Series terrill cellars, lower lake, 6-9pm, www.terrillcellars.com, 707-994-3354 ONGOING FRIDAYS Summer Concert in the Park Series library Park, lakeport, 6:30-8:30pm, 707-263-6113 • July 29: Snake Alley • Aug 5: incendio • Aug 12: Kaye Bohler ONGOING THROUGH AUGUST 7 Duet, Exhibition of Fine Woodwork & Musical Instruments odd fellows hall, Mendocino, 707-9372486 JULY 30 Concert in the Vineyard Moore family Vineyard, Kelseyville, 7pm, $25 www.moorefamilywinery.com, 707-279-9279 JULY 30-31 7th Annual Lake County Wine Adventure lake county Winery Association – Visit participating lake county wineries! 10am-5pm, $35/adv, $40 www.lakecountywineries.org, 800-595-Wine (9463) AUGUST 5 35th Annual Mendocino County Fair Wine Competition reds, Whites and greens honored During Annual tasting competition www.mendocinowinecompetition.com, 707-468-9886 AUGUST 5-7 5th Annual Blue Wing Blues Festival tallman hotel, Upper lake, 5:30-9pm www.tallmanhotel.com, 707-275-2244 AUGUST 5-7 Gaia Festival Black oak ranch, laytonville, www.thegaiafestival.com, 707-984-8457 AUGUST 5-26 18th Annual Quilt & Textile Exhibition lower lake historic Schoolhouse Museum, lower lake 707-995-3565 AUGUST 6 Art in the Gardens Mendocino coast Botanical gardens, fort Bragg www.gardenbythesea.com, 707-964-4352 AUGUST 13 Yorkville Highlands Wine Festival Yorkville cellars, Yorkville, www.yorkvillehighlands.org, 707-895-2341 AUGUST 13 Wine & Food Pairing & Concert in the Garden tulip hill Winery, nice, 4-7pm www.tuliphillwinery.com, 707-274-9373 AUGUST 18-21 50th Annual Art in the Redwoods Festival gualala Arts center, gualala, www.gualalaarts.org, 707-884-1138 AUGUST 19 14th Annual Taste of Lakeport Main Street, lakeport, 5-10pm, $25/adv, $30 www.lakeportmainstreet.com, 707-263-8843 AUGUST 20 Concert in the Vineyard Moore family Vineyard, Kelseyville, 7pm, $25 www.moorefamilywinery.com, 707-279-9279 AUGUST 20-21 29th Annual Round Valley Blackberry Festival round Valley, www.roundvalley.org

ONGOING FRIDAYS THROUGH AUGUST Dancing Under the Stars Jack london Square, oakland, 8:30-10pm, free www.JacklondonSquare.com • July 29: foxtrot • Aug 5: Samba • Aug 12: Argentine tango • Aug 19: Salsa • Aug 26: the final lesson featuring live salsa music AUGUST 20-21 11th Annual Art & Soul Oakland Downtown oakland, 510-444citY, www.ArtandSouloakland.com

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 ONGOING Summer Concert Series hannah nicole Vineyards, Brentwood, www.hnvwines.com, 925-240-9463 • July 29: Midnight run • Aug 12: Brandon tyler Band • Aug 19: the never too late Band • Aug 26: Unlicensed therapy ONGOING THROUGH OCTOBER 11 Movies Under the Stars hannah nicole Vineyards, Brentwood, www.hnvwines.com, 925-240-9463 ONGOING THROUGH SEPTEMBER 1 Ladies Night hannah nicole Vineyards, Brentwood, www.hnvwines.com, 925-240-9463

SAN MATEO COUNTY
AUGUST 13-14 Burlingame ArtsFest Burlingame Avenue, Burlingame, 10am-6pm www.burlingamechamber.org, 650-344-1735

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 • Aug 16, 23: naumann Vineyards ONGOING Concert Series at Mountain Winery Saratoga, 408-741-2822, www.mountainwinery.com • July 29: An evening with Melissa etheridge • July 30: creedence clearwater revisited/three Dog night • July 31: k.d. lang & the Siss Boom Bang • Aug 2: george thorogood & the Destroyers with Kenny Wayne Shepherd • Aug 4: the Doobie Brothers • Aug 6: Pat Benatar & neil giraldo/Dennis DeYoung: the music of Styx • Aug 7: An evening with the Beach Boys • Aug 9: gipsy Kings featuring nicholas reyes & tonino Baliardo • Aug 13: huey lewis and the news • Aug 18: Aimee Mann • Aug 19: lewis Black • Aug 20: toad the Wet Sprocket with Alo • Aug 21: goo goo Dolls/Michelle Branch & Parachute • Aug 23: garrison Keillor’s A Prairie home companion • Aug 24: An evening with Brian Wilson, Beach Boys co-founder • Aug 26: Jeff Bridges & his Band Performing Songs from crazy heart & more JULY 28 Time for Wine clos lachance, San Martin, www.clos.com, 800-itSWine JULY 31 Groovin’ in the Grove clos lachance, San Martin, www.clos.com, 800-itSWine AUGUST 4, 11, 18, 25 Time for Wine clos lachance, San Martin,www.clos.com, 800-itSWine AUGUST 7, 14, 21, 28 Groovin’ in the Grove clos lachance, San Martin, www.clos.com, 800-itSWine

LIVERMORE
ONGOING Bankhead Theatre livermore Valley Performing Arts center, livermore 925-373-6800, www.livermoreperformingarts.org • July 29-31: the Sound of Music • Aug 5-7: the Sound of Music • Aug 10: Keiko Matsui • Aug 20-21: h.M.S. Pinafore ONGOING FRIDAYS THROUGH SEPTEMBER 2 Concerts in the Park lions Wayside Park, Pleasanton, 7-8:30pm www.pleasantondowntown.net, 925-484-2199 • July 29: groovy Judy • Aug 5: the cooltones • Aug 12: Blind nurse • Aug 19: Burton & co. • Aug 26: hot rods Band FRIDAYS THROUGH AUGUST Free Outdoor Concert Series – Friday Night Live Shea holmes Stage, Bankhead theater, livermore, 6:30-8pm www.bankheadtheater.org, 925-373-6800 • July 29: cool tones • Aug 5: All About Dancing • Aug 12: gabe Duffin Band • Aug 19: Blind Dog • Aug 26: el Desayuno

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Ongoing Waterfront Flicks – All Films with Food Theme Jack london Square, oakland, sunset, free, www.JacklondonSquare.com • Aug 4: ratatouille • Aug 18: Dinner for Schmucks

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ONGOING Wine Cave Tasting Experience Wente Vineyards, livermore, 1 & 3pm, $20, $15/wine club members rSVP, 925-456-2405, www.wentevineyards.com/caves ONGOING Thursday Nights at the Table three-course family dining, $29, $39/includes wine, the restaurant at Wente Vineyards, livermore, 7pm, rSVP www.wentevineyards.com, 925-456-2444 ONGOING THURSDAY - SUNDAY Wine & Cheese Pairing la rochelle Winery, livermore, 12-4:30pm www.lrWine.com, 925-243-6442 ONGOING WEDNESDAYS THROUGH SEPTEMBER Wente Wednesday Wente estate Winery tasting room, livermore5-8pm www.wentevineyards.com, 925-456-2305 ONGOING WEEKENDS THROUGH LABOR DAY Tasting on the Patio la rochelle Winery, livermore, 12-4:30pm, www.lrWine.com, 925-243-6442 JULY 28 The Cinema at Wente Vineyards: Young Frankenstein Wente Vineyards, livermore, 6:30pm www.wentevineyards.com, 925-456-2300 JULY 29, 31 Lend Me a Tenor concannon Vineyard, livermore, www.livermoreShakes.org, 925-433-2273 JULY 29 Comedy Uncorked retzlaff Vineyards, livermore, www.retzlaffwinery.com, 925-447-8941 JULY 30 Livermore Shakespeare Festival: Macbeth concannon Vineyard, livermore, www.livermoreShakes.org, 925-433-2273 JULY 30 Homegrown on the Estate Lawn: The Holdup, Quicksand Marching Band & The Front Porch Wente Vineyards, 6-10pm, $10/adv, $15 www.wentevineyards.com, 925-456-2305 JULY 30-31 La Rochelle Teams with Local Children’s Charity on New Pinot Noir featuring the Bradley Vineyard Pinot noir at its weekend tasting on the Patio. 12:30-4:30pm, $10,www.lrwine.com JULY 31 Opera in the Vineyard retzlaff Vineyards, livermore, www.retzlaffwinery.com, 925-447-8941 AUGUST 2 Summer Garden Tour the restaurant at Wente Vineyards, livermore, 10:30am-12pm www.wentevineyards.com, 925-456-2450 AUGUST 3 1st Wednesday Street Party: Dog Days of Summer Downtown Pleasanton, 4:30-10pm www.pleasantondowntown.net, 925-484-2199 AUGUST 6 Summer Jubilee to the Nth Degree estate tasting room, Wente Vineyards, 12-5pm, $10/members, $15 www.wentevineyards.com, 925-456-2305 AUGUST 6-7 35th Anniversary Celebration fenestra Winery, livermore, 12-5pm www.fenestrawinery.com, 925-447-5246 AUGUST 7 Artist Reception: Acrylics by Angela Oliver estate tasting room, Wente Vineyards, livermore, 1-3pm www.wentevineyards.com, 925-456-2305 AUGUST 7-31 Exhibit: Acrylics by Angela Oliver estate tasting room, Wente Vineyards, livermore www.wentevineyards.com, 925-456-2305 AUGUST 12 La Luna Fridays Murrieta’s Well, livermore, 6-9pm, www.murrietaswell.com, 925-456-2395 AUGUST 12 Homegrown on the Estate Lawn: A B and Sea, Soft White Sixties & the front Porch Wente Vineyards, livermore, 6-10pm, $10/adv, $15 www.wentevineyards.com, 925-456-2305 JULY 29 Music in the Vineyard: Shane Dwight fortino Winery, gilroy, 7-10pm, $5, www.fortinowinery.com, 408-842-3305 JULY 29 2nd Annual Farm to Table Dinner Series chaminade resort & Spa, Santa cruz, 6pm, $100 www.chaminade.com, 831-475-5600, rSVP JULY 29-31 Monterey Bay ReggaeFest Monterey fairgrounds, Monterey, www.mbayreggaefest.net, 831-394-6534 JULY 29-31 33rd Annual Gilroy Garlic Festival christmas hill Park, gilroy – cooking demos, garlic showdown, live music & much more! www.gilroygarlicfestival.com, 408-842-1625 JULY 29-31, AUGUST 5-7 Day Out With Thomas™, The Leader of the Track Tour roaring camp railroad, felton, www.roaringcamp.com, 831-335-4484 JULY 31 Moss Landing Antiques Street Faire Streets of Moss landing, 7:30am-5pm, 831-633-4501 AUGUST 4 Gary’s Wine Dinner Bernardus lodge, carmel Valley, 6:30pm, $165 www.bernardus.com, 888-648-9463 AUGUST 7 Taste Morgan in the Crossroads Carmel team Morgan and chef todd fisher battle for the title of "Best ribs!" 12-3pm, $10, $5/wine club, www.morganwinery.com, 831-626-3700 AUGUST 12 2nd Annual Scheid Vineyards New Release Beach Party & Clambake Del Monte Beach, Monterey, $60, rSVP www.scheidwines.com, 831-455-9990 AUGUST 13 19th Annual Winemakers’ Celebration the Barnyard Shopping Village, carmel – over 40 wineries pour 200 wine. culinary samples, jazz music & a silent auction. 1-4pm, $30/adv, $35 www.montereywines.org, 831-375-9400 AUGUST 15-21 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion Various locations in Monterey, www.rolex.com August 17-20 Dine in DiVine chateau Julien Wine estate, carmel Valley www.chateaujulien.com, 831-624-2600 • Aug 17: Porcshe • Aug 18: ferrari • Aug 19: Vintage cars • Aug 20: tesla & Alternative fuel Vehicles AUGUST 19-21 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion Mazda raceway laguna Seca, Monterey, 8am-5pm www.Mazdaraceway.com, 800-327-7322

NORTH CENTRAL COAST
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 ONGOING THIRD THURSDAYS Sweet Thursdays at Cannery Row Monterey, family fun, music, fine dining & great discounts, 4-8pm 831-649-6690 ONGOING THIRD THURSDAYS Monterey Museum of Art Monterey, evening of music, wine and hors d'oeuvres, 5-7pm, 831-372-5477 EVERY THIRD WEEKEND OF THE MONTH Pair Your Wine with Ice Cream at Kirigin Cellars gilroy, Pair your complimentary wine tasting with a cool Vino de Mocca ice cream Sundae! And stock the cellar 30% of 6 bottle purchases & 50% off cases. www..kirigincellars.com, 408-847-8827 EVERY TUESDAY Focus on Monterey County Wines cepage Wine Bar, rancho cellars, carmel, 3-8pm 831-625-5646, www.ranchocellars.com WEDNESDAYS Wine Down Wednesdays fortino Winery, gilroy, 5-8pm, free, www.fortinowinery.com, 408-842-3305 ONGOING THROUGH JULY 30 Carmel Bach Festival Various venues in carmel, www.bachfestival.org, 831-624-1521 ONGOING WEDNESDAYS THROUGH AUGUST 10 Free Movies on the Beach Santa cruz Beach Boardwalk, Santa cruz, 9pm www.beachboardwalk.com, 831-423-5590 • July 27: et • Aug 3: raiders of the lost Ark • Aug 10: Back to the future SUNDAYS -THURSDAYS THROUGH AUGUST 18 Cirque Polynesian Santa cruz Beach Boardwalk, Santa cruz www.beachboardwalk.com THURSDAYS THROUGH AUGUST Thursday Night Music Series creekside courtyard, Bargetto Winery, Soquel www.bargetto.com, 831-475-2258x11, 6-8pm FRIDAYS THROUGH AUGUST Fresco Fridays creekside courtyard, Bargetto Winery, Soquel, 12-2pm www.bargetto.com, 831-475-2258x11 FRIDAYS THROUGH SEPTEMBER 2 Friday Night Bands on the Beach Santa cruz Beach Boardwalk, Santa cruz www.beachboardwalk.com, 831-423-5590 • July 29: the edgar Winter Band • Aug 5: gin Blossoms • Aug 12: Berlin featuring terri nunn • Aug 19: Santana original lead singer gregg rolie • Aug 26: eddie Money

SOLANO COUNTY
SUISUN VALLEY
ONGOING $5 Wines by the Glass Winterhawk Winery, fairfield – Wine & complimentary pizza 1-6pm live music 2-5pm, www.winterhawkwinery.com, 707-428-6977 • July 30: feral Moon JULY 30 Summer Beach Party & Reggae Concert Blue Victorian Winery, Suisun Valley www.vezerfamilyvineyard.com, 707-422-8025 AUGUST 6 Mankas Summer Series Garden Concerts Vezer family Vineyard, Suisun Valley www.vezerfamilyvineyard.com, 888-823-Vine AUGUST 27 Music & A Slab in the Vines Vezer family Vineyard, Suisun Valley www.vezerfamilyvineyard.com, 888-823-Vine

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Frank Family Vineyards
by Charles Neave
Most wineries, if they would ever get a score of 90 or above on one of their wines from the all-powerful wine critic Robert M. Parker, Jr., would jump for joy, pop the cork on a bottle of sparkling and slap each other on the back. Two ratings like that and it’s magnums of the bubbly and hoots and hollers. So imagine the reaction at the end of last year when the Napa Valley’s Frank Family Winery got not one, not two, not three, but five scores in the 90s. For fans and collectors, it probably didn’t come as any surprise at all. For starters you need to know that this fabled Napa Valley winery makes some of the finest, most sought after, most coveted and recognizable wine in the world. Then you have to understand that when you travel to their Larkmead Lane tasting room between St. Helena and Calistoga, you’ll have a memorable time and will leave with a smile on your face. As they always say, “You’ll never have better wine ... or a better time.” That’s the promise you get from the folks in their tasting room in the northern half of the valley, where the Vaca Range to the east and the Mayacamas to the west slowly begin to converge, to make the valley seem in some ways more geographically and topographically intimate. The winery’s setting is almost as exceptional as the wines they produce, age, sell and pour. But above all, the wines are simply that: very, very good. There are legions of loyal and returning wine-loving fans who will readily – and most enthusiastically – attest to that. These loyalists may not qualify as a fullblown cult, but it is pretty darned close, and they are international in scope, joined in their love and respect for this winery. So on second thought, maybe it is more a matter of people joined together by infinite good taste. If you want to meet people in the Napa Valley and points beyond, simply have a bottle of Frank Family wine on your table or the bar and let it go from there. It is an immediate catalyst to good conversation and perhaps a new acquaintance or two. While praise for the winery, the wines and the tasting room may be completely up-to-the minute, its history goes back more than 125 years. Back in 1884, the name on the building was Larkmead Winery. Later, in 1906, that same building was refinished with native sandstone quarried from nearby hills. Today, it is considered to be a prime example of California Wine Country architecture and is listed on the National Register of Historical Places. The grounds are expansive, with a great lawn, rose bushes, majestic old oaks and trimmed hedges that complement the winery and tasting room. Once inside the stunning tasting rooms the seriousness of the winemaking process is balanced with good humor and as much information as you might want on how grapes are magically turned into wine. Or if you want to simply revel in the tastes in the glass, that is perfectly fine with them. The stewardship of the historic property is now the responsibility of Hollywood icon Richard Frank, recipient of an Emmy for lifetime achievement. As chairman of Walt Disney Television, president of Walt Disney Studios for almost ten years and president of the Paramount Television Group, he expected perfection. It is certainly no different at the winery that bears his name and it shows up everywhere you look, and taste. The wines begin with the Chardonnay, a bottling that is perfect to sip by itself or to

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serve with food. As with all Frank Family wines it stirs up great emotion and lingers. The dense, spicy Zinfandel – where the fruit seems to combine dark chocolate and cracked black pepper notes with the essence of raspberry – creates a wine that fairly explodes in the mouth and ends with a lingering finish. It walks a path of flavors and aromas that are characteristic of both the Cabernet Sauvignon as well as the limited production Rutherford Reserve Cab, aged for years in oak barrels at the winery. Also on the list are the limited edition bottlings of Reserve Chardonnay, plus a marvelously food-friendly Rutherford Reserve Sangiovese, a Reserve Pinot Noir, Reserve Zin and, from the famed soil of Rutherford to the south, an indescribable Winston Hill Red Wine. Then add to that three distinct sparkling wines and (an often sold out) Zinfandel Port. As tasting room manager Dennis Zablosky, an icon in his own right says, “I want visitors’ memories of the winery to be as much about their experience here as the wines they taste.” So, in the end, you cannot go wrong, no matter your preferences and tastes. Combine that with the atmosphere and the staff and you really will have some of the best wine – and the best times – of your life. The tasting room at Frank Family Vineyards is located at 1091 Larkmead Lane, Calistoga. They’re open daily, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. For more information or directions, call 1-800-574-9463 or (707) 9420859, or go to the website at www.frankfamilyvineyards.com . For parties of six or more, appointments are necessary.

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Bennett Lane Winery Debuts New Tasting Room
Incredible New Visitor's Center Features Custom ipad Tasting Experience
Bennett Lane Winery in Calistoga is proud to announce the opening of their newly remodeled tasting room at their Calistoga winery. Only eight years old, Bennett Lane has quickly become one of the top vintners in the valley and has upgraded their tasting room to match the amazing accolades that the wines have received in their first few years. It is fast becoming the must see destination for wine lovers visiting California's newest AVA. Well known for being one of the friendliest and most welcoming wineries in the valley, Bennett Lane now adds being one of the most scenic and modern. In addition to the new elegantly appointed tasting bar, they are premiering their new custom ipad application for their guests to use for an interactive tasting experience. Guests can not only read the latest reviews and tasting notes – but find interesting food pairing recipes, share their favorite new wines on facebook, and email their personal wine notes home, all while tasting a glass of Napa’s finest. Owner Randy Lynch notes; “As a small winery we strive to not only make the best hand-crafted wines available, but also one of the most educational and enjoyable tasting experiences around for guests coming to visit one of the premier wine growing regions in the world.” The winery has more than just a new and updated tasting room to celebrate. In addition to the fabulous upgrades to the winery, they have received an incredible twelve 90-plus point scores this year alone from Wine Spectator, Wine Enthusiast and Robert Parker. Whether it’s the first visit or the first in a while, this is the perfect time to journey to the top of the Napa Valley and experience Bennett Lane Winery. Founded by Randy and Lisa Lynch in 2003, Bennett Lane’s off-thebeaten track location and elegant, new tasting room offer visitors to Napa a “secret gem” and a great way to learn about – and try – some of Napa’s best Cabernet Sauvignons in a more intimate setting. Bennett Lane currently produces: a Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon ($55); Reserve Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, ($95); the limited production Lynch Family Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, a single vineyard Calistoga Appellation wine; Maximus ($35) – a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah, Malbec and Petit Verdot – “a red feasting wine;” Los Carneros Reserve Chardonnay ($45); White Maximus, a blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay ($28) and a limited production Port-style Dessert Wine ($60). Bennett Lane Winery’s estate vineyards and sourced vineyards are sustainably-farmed and Bennett Lane is currently taking the steps toward Napa Green certification. Napa Green vineyard and land certification is a voluntary program for Napa Valley vintners and grape growers that enhances the watershed and restores habitat with sustainable agriculture practices. Located at 3340 Highway 128, approximately two miles north of Calistoga, Bennett Lane’s tasting room is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. by appointment. Tours may be made in advance by calling (707) 942-6684, or toll free at 1-877-MAX-NAPA.

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, in-room massage and facials available. 1-800-238-7465

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 CALDERWOOD INN 25 W. Grant Street, Healdsburg innkeeper@calderwoodinn.com Toll-free: 800-600-5444 Phone: 707-431-1110

1415 Foothill Blvd, Calistoga

www.pinkmansion.com

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

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

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LEDSON HOTEL luxury hotel situated on historic Sonoma Plaza. Six individually decorated rooms with king-size bed, whirlpool baths, fireplace and balconies. Appointed with antique grandeur paired with modern amenities. (707) 996-9779 480 First Street East, Sonoma www.ledsonhotel.com

CANDLELIGHT INN Private baths; tV/phone and Ac; two-person marble jacuzzis and fireplaces; balconies or decks; three-course gourmet breakfast, hors d’oeuvres, wine and sherry in the evening; luxurious 30'x60'; swimming pool 1045 Easum Drive, Napa 1-800-624-0395 candlelightinn.com

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

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS HOTEL & SUITES 316 Pittman Road Fairfield

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MONTEREY BAY/CENTRAL COAST
LONE OAK LODGE Within minutes to aquarium, wineries, Monterey harbor, shopping, taverns, restaurants, etc. 1-800-283-5663 www.loneoaklodge.com

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Andretti Winery – Visit Tuscany in Napa Valley
The finest things in life are often hidden away, and that’s the case with the award-winning Andretti Winery. Nestled alongside a quiet country lane in the heart of the legendary Napa Valley, Andretti Winery exudes Old World charm as it whisks wine lovers back in time to a slower pace of life. Modeled after a rambling Italian village, the winery conjures up the boyhood home of its namesake, Mario Andretti, the finest race car driver of all time. Complete with a stonetiled piazza and charming fountain, towering cypress trees and twining grapevines, Andretti Winery exudes a warm sense of welcome. Once inside, visitors can enjoy gracious Italian hospitality as they taste a wide array of wines and browse among memorabilia from Mario Andretti’s legendary racing career. Founded in 1996 by Mario Andretti and his longtime friend, Joe Antonini, former Chairman, President and CEO of Kmart Corporation, Andretti Winery is dedicated to celebrating the Italian lifestyle, complete with the finest wines produced anywhere in the world. Blessed with premium grapes grown in the most acclaimed valley in California, Andretti Winery produces an array of wines that – like Mario Andretti himself – are second to none. Surrounding Andretti Winery, in the esteemed Oak Knoll region of the Napa Valley, is a 42-acre estate vineyard, planted with Chardonnay, Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Grigio. The Oak Knoll location is a blessing, since the climate is cooler than the upper reaches of the Napa Valley, yet warmer than the Carneros region to the south, making it especially conducive to growing diverse varietals such as Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon. This unique climate, combined with quick-draining soils, yields small but intensely flavored grapes, just the sort of fruit that yields the very best wines. The singular goal at Andretti Winery is to create wines that are both fruit-forward and food-friendly; wines that can be thoroughly enjoyed with a meal today or tucked away in the cellar for additional complexity. Well-known for its widely distributed Selection Series of Andretti Wines, the winery also offers a nice amount of awardwinning premium wines that are only available at the winery or through its website. These exclusive wines include the Montona Reserve Series and the Napa Series. Named for Mario Andretti’s childhood home of Montona, Italy (renamed Motovun, Croatia, after World War II), the ultra-premium Montona wines are crafted exclusively from estate-grown grapes and other stellar Napa Valley fruit. This acclaimed series includes an Estate Chardonnay, Estate Merlot, Napa Valley Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon

and Zinfandel Port. Due to limited availability and very high demand, these esteemed Montona wines are available only to Andretti Winery wine club members and winery visitors. The Napa Valley Series is crafted primarily from prized Napa Valley fruit. It includes a premium array of popular, food-friendly varietals such as Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Sangiovese, Pinot Noir, Syrah, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. Like the Montona Series, these premium wines are available only at the winery or through its website, www.andrettiwinery.com. Though it feels far removed from the busy traffic of Highway 29, Andretti Winery is conveniently located midway between Yountville and downtown Napa, just west of the Silverado Trail, at 4162 Big Ranch Road. Visitors are welcome daily (except major holidays) from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Guests are offered tasting of five wines for $15 per person, and they now offer public tours at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. for only $20 per person. Groups of 10 or more are encouraged to make advance reservations. Guests can choose from an array of wine tasting experiences designed to suit a wide range of interests. From a simple but satisfying sampling of five Andretti Winery wines in the cozy tasting room to a custom experience that includes wine and food pairing, wine blending or a tour of the winery and vineyard, visits can be tailored to each guest’s schedule and desires. Visitors who join the Andretti Winery wine club are invited to numerous celebrations at the winery, including release parties and private dinners. Regardless of the event, gatherings at Andretti Winery are always filled with fun and friendship, fine wine and wonderful food, in an incomparable Napa Valley setting. If you’ve ever dreamed of owning a Napa Valley estate or an Italian villa surrounded by acres of vineyards, you’ll be delighted to know that Andretti Winery is available for private events – from corporate dinners and meetings to personal functions such as birthday parties and family reunions. You and your guests are welcome to enjoy the stunning villa complete with a warm fireplace and display kitchen as well as the lovely piazza and lawn area complete with expansive views of our estate vineyards. To schedule a visit to Andretti Winery, please visit the website at www.andrettiwinery.com or call 1-888-460-8463.

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Raymond Vineyards – Respect for History and Place
by Josh Stein
Raymond Vineyards became part of the Boisset Family Estates collection of wineries in 2009 with the expressed goal of rejuvenating the estate and propelling forward into its fifth decade and beyond. Boisset Family Estates is well known around the wine world for this kind of rejuvenation in Burgundy, Beaujolais, the Rhône Valley, and in the south of France. The current Raymond Vineyards team has maintained the Raymond family’s tradition of excellence even as they have sought to renew the property and its wines. They have taken the idea of an estate very seriously, which means there’s a lot more going on than just vines. Yes, they matter – there’s no wine without grapes, after all – but the quality of the grapes comes from the environment within which the vines prosper. The estate’s eighty-one Rutherford acres are planted to Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot and Sauvignon Blanc; ten acres of Cabernet Sauvignon are just north of the winery in St. Helena. An additional 210 acres of rolling hillsides are planted to Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc along Jameson Canyon in the southeastern edge of Carneros fog and San Pablo Bay breezes, perfect conditions for white grape cultivation. The Raymond Vineyards estate is now more than halfway along its threeyear journey to organic and biodynamic certification – a display of the Boisset family’s true commitment to stewardship on behalf of future generations of the estate – and sheep, goats and chickens have all been integrated into helping to maintain the balance and fertility of the vineyards. Pygmy goats and sheep provide organic weed control, and Rhode Island Red, Americauna and Blue Orpington chickens provide vineyard bug control, as well as daily eggs. No synthetic pesticides or fertilizers are used at all, allowing for a healthier soil ecosystem, healthier vines and grapes, and better wines. As regards the wines and as befits an estate as varied as this one, there are a variety of tasting options and experiences to accommodate a range of lifestyles and experiences, or as they’ll tell you when you visit, “There’s something for everyone.” If you’re looking for the classic American tasting room experience, the Main Tasting Room presents Raymond Favorites, Stellar Cabernets, and a number seasonal, winery-only releases. If you’re looking to see how great Napa Cabernet ages, the Library Room’s access to vertical flights is the place to be. If you’re into the presentation of wine and wine service, of how aeration, particularly in Baccarat decanters, has an impact on what’s in the glass, then the Crystal Cellar’s Earth & Air sensory experience

is something not to be missed. The options don’t end there. The Barrel Room, candlelit and intimate, is available to host small groups, allowing for barrel-sampling of wines prior to bottling – a very unique way of gaining some winemaker insight. On the flip side, if the enjoyment of wine as part of your active, excitement-filled life sounds more like you, the JCB Lounge presents a distinctive Napa Valley winery experience: wine and entertainment, complete with music, video games, and the JCB #1, winemaker Stephanie Putnam’s newest Cabernet. Not visiting with those old enough to partake? You’ve been thoughtfully provided with several fantastic hospitality experiences, too. The Theatre of Nature uses plant and animal life to explain the natural winegrowing philosophy in action around you on the property; the collection of empty picture frames provides ample opportunity for photographic entertainment, too. Equally, the Grove presents plenty of family-friendly activities that showcase wine country life: croquet, badminton, basketball, bocce and pétanque. There is a firepit for grilling and an orchard with more than a dozen offerings. The view from the Generations Platform gives an elevated, in-person perspective of the majesty of the valley views. Of course, with wines and experiences this varied, the wine clubs also provide a range of options for those wishing to have the estate experience delivered to them after they have returned home. Membership options range from the Library or Cabernet Clubs, which provide access to special Cabernet bottlings; to the Red and White Club, which includes the full range of Raymond Vineyards wines; and the Rutherford Reds Club, for those with a “taste for the dust.” Members of all clubs are invited to club-exclusive private tastings in the Club Lounge; wine and food pairings are also available. It’s impressive to handle such a transformation so smoothly, really. Raymond Vineyards is moving on into its fifth decade of existence, and it’s doing so in good hands, watched over by a team of people dedicated to bringing the best out of the land through, of all things, age-old agricultural and farming practices most of wine country seems to have forgotten about. Boisset Family Estates has brought its knowledge, honed in vineyards throughout the world, to good use, producing wines emblematic of the estate’s past while most definitely heralding its bright future. Come see for yourself what others have been enjoying for decades at the northern edge of the Rutherford District!

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Explore the Famous Vineyards of Schug Estate Winery
by Abigail P. Zimmerman
For 30 years, Schug Carneros Estate Winery has showcased the passion of one of California’s most celebrated winemakers and viticultural pioneers, Walter Schug. Founded in 1980, Schug Winery remains a steadfast benchmark of fine Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, two Burgundian varietals produced in old-world understanding and winemaking traditions with today’s cuttingedge technologies. Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grow exceedingly well in this cool, marine climate of Sonoma Carneros. Unique soils and strong coastal influence provide an ideal growing microclimate for Schug’s favorite varietals. In the afternoons, strong blustery breezes can positively stress the vines, resulting in fruits with thicker skins that translate later into stronger, richer, more complex wines. It is no wonder Schug Carneros Estate wines are perhaps some of the most consistently preferred and sought after wines in all wine country. its microclimates, and Schug’s world-famous grape varietals. About a half-mile round trip, the Vineyard Adventure is an excellent (and free!) opportunity to expand your wine knowledge and get your sneakers (slightly) dusty. Visit the Schug Tasting Room for your informational map. Start at the bluff behind the awinery and walk down through the rows of leafy, green vines learning about Carneros AVA, Schug’s sustainable farming practices and owl houses, and the varietal origins and characteristics of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. End at the Schug Tasting Room and sample a flight of exquisite Chardonnay and Pinot Noir releases sure to change your life. (Tasting fees apply.)

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Two delightful wines specifically await you:
• 2009 Schug Sonoma Coast Chardonnay: Truly one of the more delicious, 90% steelfermented Chardonnays in all of California and a deep, personal favorite, this lively and crisp wine emphasizes the varietal character without the use of new oak. A spicy citrus bouquet leads to juicy flavors of white peach and nectarine, followed by a sleek finish; ($24). • And Schug’s brand new 2009 Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir: Wine lovers and industry insiders eagerly await this new Pinot! A blend of grapes from Carneros and the Petaluma Gap, this pure Pinot is a fabulous wine with ripe flavors, silky texture and crisp acidity. Aged primarily in large oak casks and neutral barrels, the 2009 Schug Pinot Noir exhibits flavors of cherries, strawberries and spice; ($24).

one of the premier winemakers in all of California – in fact one could say his reputation is set in platinum plated concrete. Schug set the bar for generations of winemaking as the Founding Winemaker for Joseph Phelps Vineyards in the 1970s where he made California’s first proprietary Bordeaux-style blend (Insignia) and legendary vineyard designated Cabernets (Backus and Eisele Vineyards.) In 1995, Sonoma-born Winemaker Michael Cox came on board and within a year, was in charge of day-to-day winemaking duties. Today, Schug Carneros Estate Winery produces fine wines from the best grapes available by maintaining the best winemaking values and gaining acceptance worldwide as true contemporary classics.

Taste at Schug
Taste daily at the Winery from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. only 10 minutes from Sonoma Square. Drive up Bonneau Road, past Schug vineyards and rose borders to the German style post-and-beam building. Taste a delightful, changing menu of freshly opened wines for a $5 tasting fee and reserve wines for $10. Groups of six or more must make a reservation. Private tours and tastings are available by appointment. Picnic tables are also available for use by guests and the vista point 360° view of the surrounding area and the opportunity to see as far as Mount Diablo on a clear day. Delightful!

Walter Schug, Visionary Winemaker
Drawing on his long experience in the production of fine wines in both Europe and California, Walter Schug established his namesake winery 30 years ago with his wife Gertrud. In the early years the Schugs leased facilities in Napa before purchasing a 50-acre parcel in 1989 in the cool, temperate region of Carneros AVA where the winery is currently situated. Here, he could focus on Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, two varietals that have always been close to his heart. Walter Schug established his reputation as

Lace-Up your Sneakers & Explore These Vineyards On Foot!
Working with the Sonoma County Grape Commission, Schug Carneros Estate is proud to offer a self-guided tour of their awardwinning Pinot Noir and Chardonnay vineyards. This is the only self-guided vineyard tour in Carneros and an excellent opportunity to learn the nuts and bolts of this region,

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St. Francis Winery’s 2nd Annual ‘Stars Under the Stars’ Film Festival Pairs Silver Screen Icons with Stellar Wines al Fresco
Sonoma County pioneer, St. Francis Winery & Vineyards, expands its 2nd annual “Stars Under the Stars” outdoor film festival this year to six weeks and six classic films. Curated by celebrity sommelier and film aficionado Christopher Sawyer, the festival takes place every Thursday at the winery until August 18. Christopher Sawyer and St. Francis Winery CEO and President Christopher Silva will host a short discussion of the evening’s film and suggested wine pairing before each screening. “Great movies and elegant wines,” asserts Silva, “transport us to another place and time – all the more so under the sky and the stars on a summer night.” On Thursday, July 28, St. Francis pays tribute to the late director John Hughes by screening the iconic coming of age film “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” starring Mathew Broderick. This 1986 smash hit will be followed on Thursday, August 4, by “American Grafitti,” another classic coming of age film, this one set in 1962 and filmed in Sonoma County. Ranked by the American Film Institute as one of the 100 greatest movies ever made, American Grafitti was written and directed by George Lucas and stars Richard Dreyfuss and Ron Howard. Nominated for three Academy Awards, the 1989 baseball fantasy film “Field of Dreams,” starring Kevin Costner, Ray Liotta and Burt Lancaster, screens on Thursday, August 11. The festival closes on Thursday, August 18, with “Sideways,” arguably the most influential wine movie of all time. That evening St. Francis will pay tribute to Merlot, the much maligned varietal in this Academy Award winning film. Seating begins at 7:30 p.m., followed by the screening at 8 p.m. There is no charge for attending. Wine by the glass, charcuterie,
SCHEDULE OF ST. FRANCIS STARS UNDER THE STARS
• THURSDAY, JULY 28 – “Ferris Beuller’s Day Off” • THURSDAY, AUGUST 4 – “American Graffiti” • THURSDAY, AUGUST 11 – “Field of Dreams” • THURSDAY, AUGUST 18 – “Sideways”

popcorn, brownies and cookies will be available for purchase. For over 35 years, St. Francis Winery in Sonoma has hand-crafted fruit forward, luscious and full-bodied wines from superior mountain and valley vineyards in Sonoma County’s best appellations. St. Francis Sonoma County wines are bursting with flavor and are recognized globally for outstanding quality and great value. Christopher Sawyer travels the world following trends in wine and participating as a judge in international wine competitions. Sawyer earned the 2009 Best Sommelier in Sonoma County by The Wine Tasting Panel Magazine and is the recipient of many prestigious awards and industry honors. As the world’s first and only Film Festival Sommelier, Sawyer conceived and curated the wine experience throughout the Sonoma Valley Film Festival, including creatively pairing wine and food with films throughout the festival and at celebrity tributes. Christopher is currently sommelier-in-residence at the Carneros Bistro & Wine Bar at The Lodge at Sonoma Renaissance Resort and Spa, where his wine list has received numerous awards.

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DeLoach Releases First Marin County Vintage
DeLoach Vineyards, a pioneering producer of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Zinfandel in the Russian River Valley, has released its first vintage of wines from Marin County. The four Marin wines, all 2009 vintage, include: Stubbs Vineyard Pinot Noir ($40), Stubbs Vineyard Chardonnay ($35), Skyview Pinot Noir ($40) and the Marin County Pinot Noir ($35), a blend of the four vineyards that comprise DeLoach’s Marin commitment. A few years ago, Proprietor Jean-Charles Boisset, who is known for blazing trails of innovation in the wine world, recognized the distinctive climate and growing conditions of Marin County’s varied and unique terroir. After tasting a Pinot Noir from the Devil's Gulch Ranch made by long-time Marin pioneer Dan Goldfield, Boisset immediately appreciated the wine’s strong focus and bright acidity, qualities reminiscent of the Burgundy Pinot Noirs of his homeland. The next week, Boisset, Goldfield and DeLoach Winemaker Brian Maloney explored Marin’s diverse vineyards, tucked behind ridges and in valleys wellprotected from the cold winds of the Pacific Ocean. Inspired by Goldfield’s passion, Boisset and Maloney were quickly convinced of the nascent region’s potential to become an appellation of distinction for passionate cool-climate Pinot Noir devotees seeking bright, structured wines with great acidity, finesse and elegance. They committed DeLoach’s distinguished winemaking regimen to achieving the great potential of Marin wines. Albeit a cottage industry compared to neighboring Sonoma and Napa counties, winemaking in Marin County dates back to the early 1800s, initially brought to the area by the San Rafael Mission. It is one of the coolest AVAs in California, surrounded by the Pacific Ocean to the west and San Pablo Bay to the east, though winter temperatures are typically warmer than Napa and Sonoma because of the moderating influence of these bodies of water and the area’s heavy seasonal precipitation. Cool springs and summers lead to long hang times; the longer growing season helps create wines with balance, natural acidity, and lower alcohol levels. “Like other great appellations, there is wonderful detail within Marin that is represented in the vineyards that we have chosen to work with,” said Goldfield. DeLoach Vineyards has four different sites in Marin County from which they are now producing Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. The organically farmed Stubbs Vineyard is located in a narrow valley that opens to the south and is the closest to Tomales Bay. It is divided by a seasonal creek that helps drain the area of cold air during the frost season and acts as a channel for cold air and fog through the vineyard, making it one of the coldest sites for nonsparkling Pinot Noir and Chardonnay in Marin. The wines from Stubbs Vineyards are more delicate than warmer climate sites and have a distinct elegance. The Chileno Valley Vineyard is located northeast of Stubbs, and varies dramatically from its neighbor. It is surrounded to the west and south by ridges that protect it from the coldest air of the Petaluma Gap and Tomales Bay. Oriented on a slope with undulations through the vineyard blocks, its climate is akin to the central Russian River Valley. Acid levels in fruit from this site are relatively low, a marked contrast to the rest of the fruit from the appellation. The next site, the Azaya Vineyard, is in Hicks Valley, south of Stubbs and on the opposite side of the dividing ridge. Cooler than Chileno Valley, this young site has unharnessed potential to grow grapes with pure flavors and textures. The last site, which becomes DeLoach’s Skyview Pinot Noir, is located on a southeast facing hilltop. It is the most isolated site from the Pacific Ocean and has varied, distinct vineyard blocks. Its higher elevation acts as a moderating influence, producing darkcolored fruit of intense concentration, while its location further inland gives it a warmer growing season than more coastal Marin vineyards. These four sites in Marin County’s different terrain exemplify the versatile conditions in which the DeLoach winemaking team thrives and explores the area’s remarkable potential. Located at 1791 Olivet Road in Santa Rosa, the DeLoach Vineyards tasting room, picnic area and organic garden are open to the public daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, visit the website at www.deloachvineyards.com.

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Under the Rainbow Dreams Come True in Fairfield
by Barbara L. Steinberg
Late winter rains have passed and spring skies are clearing. Though not the Land of Oz, there are some magical places under the rainbow just off I-80 in Northern California. How about the Land of Fairfield? Sometimes you have to be willing to take a chance … look beyond your own backyard and take the road less traveled. You won’t have to travel far. Fairfield is the perfect base camp to explore the profusion of regional activities throughout Solano County and neighboring counties, as well. A short distance from California’s world-famous Napa Valley wine region you’ll discover Fairfield’s rustic wine country in Suisun Valley. An idyllic destination, the Suisun Valley (pronounced sue-soon) is conveniently located less than 50 miles from Sacramento or San Francisco. A handful of tasting rooms are open to the public. What they lack in numbers, they make-up in quality, hospitality and welcoming experience. You won’t find anyone but the winemakers or their families and friends behind the pour. The Suisun Valley Cooperative offers wines from five distinctively different family-owned wineries. The Blue Victorian Winery is a private estate owned by the Vezér family where you can partake of the gentle life: barrel tasting, a little bocce ball, and quiet views. Down the lane, Wooden Valley Vineyards & Winery’s history dates back more than 75 years. Daily tastings and shaded picnic tables provide rest and relaxation. Fill your picnic basket at local farm stands or Barista Café & Deli at Mankas Corner. Separated from Napa Valley by the Vaca Mountains, it’s a charming back road ramble through the valleys of Suisun and Wooden into Napa. It’s not quite the long and winding road…winding, yes, but less than 20 miles away. This amazing journey includes spectacular scenery in a little-explored corner of Solano County. Avoid all the hustle and bustle on this country lane as you glide peacefully from Fairfield into downtown Napa. Check your GPS coordinates or, if necessary, try an old-fashioned road map to find the scenic route from Fairfield to Napa and back again. Many familiar brand hotels are located just off I-80, making Fairfield a convenient overnight and weekend getaway. Escapes to nearby wine valleys – Suisun and Napa – are gentle on the pocketbook if you include overnight stays in Fairfield. Spend the day and a night … your dreams can come true.

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SUISUN VALLEY EVENTS
JULY 9, 23 Mankas Summer Series Garden Concerts Vezer family Vineyard, Suisun Valley, www.vezerfamilyvineyard.com, 888-823-Vine JULY 30 Summer Beach Party & Reggae Concert Blue Victorian Winery, Suisun Valley, www.vezerfamilyvineyard.com, 707-422-8025 AUGUST 6 Mankas Summer Series Garden Concerts Vezer family Vineyard, Suisun Valley, www.vezerfamilyvineyard.com, 888-823-Vine AUGUST 27 Music & A Slab in the Vines Vezer family Vineyard, Suisun Valley, www.vezerfamilyvineyard.com, 888-823-Vine SEPTEMBER 2 Pick-up Party Movie Night in the Gardens Wine club Member event – Vezer family Vineyard, Suisun Valley www.vezerfamilyvineyard.com, 888-823-Vine SEPTEMBER 3, 17 Mankas Summer Series Garden Concerts Vezer family Vineyard, Suisun Valley www.vezerfamilyvineyard.com, 888-823-Vine SEPTEMBER 24 California Candy Festival Jelly Belly Visitors center & factory, fairfield, 11am-6pm, $15 www.californiacandyfestival.com

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Winemaker Profile: The Hess Collection

Dave Guffy
A Farmer of Grapes Who Makes Many, Many Great Wines

By Josh Stein
The world-famous Hess Collection on Mt. Veeder has only had two winemakers since its founding in 1982, and Dave Guffy has been the second one since 1999. Except that, in his job as Director of Winemaking Operations, winemaking is only part of everything he does since he also manages the vineyards and grower relations. As he notes, “It isn’t just the grapes. I need to see the health of the vineyard and what shape everything is in. We operate under the philosophy that what we are really doing is growing a bottle of wine, so this combination of responsibilities simply made sense.” Indeed, through his understated, sure guidance, the winery has grown from two to four collections, to a total of more than two dozen wines annually in need of the stewardship he provides all the way from before bud break in the vineyards through to bottling at the winery. As Dave remarks, “I have a strong belief in making wine in the vineyard, working each site to absolutely maximize flavors. My goal is to make ripe, fruit-forward California-style wines with both power and elegance.” And that he does. Dave’s exposure to the challenge of science-driven agriculture began early when the the native of San Jose, California, would spend summers on his grandparents’ five-hundred-acre Kansas farm: “The farming aspect of wine has a primal challenge about it, and it’s the same with winemaking – you can never know everything.” His college career started at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo as a Food Science student, but work as a cellar rat in a small Santa Cruz Mountain winery spurred his transferring to Fresno State, where he received a degree in Enology and Viticulture. Shortly thereafter, Dave was named Assistant Winemaker and then Winemaker at Santa Maria’s Cambria Estate Winery in 1990 and 1992, respectively, before being hand-selected by Donald Hess to guide the winery’s pioneer position in the wine industry in transforming to sustainable and organic farming and winemaking

practices. “I learned very early that I have to walk the vines,” he says. “Being environmentally conscious is not only the right thing to do, but in the end produces the best tasting wine.” Dave’s challenge was to sustainably farm more than one thousand acres, more than seven hundred in the Napa Valley alone. Dave describes his and the winery’s task thusly: “The mantle of sustainability brings more dust on your boots. Our approach now is to grow and nurture the healthiest vines we can, avoiding problems by becoming great farmers. In the past, we waited for a problem to arise and then applied a ‘fix.’ Now, we avoid that approach, and everything is better, for the vines, our workers, and our community.” The results? This initiative led to Hess Collection’s being one of the first ten wineries to be certified by the Napa Valley Vintners Association under the Napa Green Winery and Napa Green Land programs and one of the first seventeen to receive certification through the California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance. It’s also produced many award-winning wines through the winery’s credo: “By being responsible in our business and winegrowing practices, we are able to return to the land what we ask it to provide.” The resulting range of releases is astounding, really. The Hess Collection Mt. Veeder Estate wines show off this unique mountain in Napa with the highest elevation, coolest growing season, and most geologically diverse soils of any growing area in the Valley. The Hess Napa Valley releases draw upon special fruit chosen from single vineyards. The Hess Select bottlings utilize estate fruit combined with that from grower partners in the North Bay who utilize the winery’s sustainable practices. Perhaps the most exciting from both a winemaking as well as wine-enjoying perspective is the Hess Small Block series with almost a dozen specially selected wines to display winemaking finesse with less familiar varietals, giving a sense of the estate’s range for growing premium grapes. What one gets in each bottle is Dave’s signature: a wine that expresses where it came from, guided each step along to the way to show the purity of its fruit and the vineyard where it grew. Try one to see what a farmer’s vision produces!

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Tasting Room of the Week:

Turnbull Wine Cellars
by Charles Neave
I have to admit that the first time I went to Turnbull Wine Cellars it was not solely because of their reputation as a maker of fine wines – I went for a photography exhibit. This was perhaps two decades ago and, while I continue to return for the photography on display, I also look forward to sampling their wines with great anticipation. Drawing from a collection of 4,000 photographs, the winery mounts two exhibitions a year – spring and fall. The works include such luminaries as Yousuf Karsh, Paul Strand, Ansel Adams, Alfred Stieglitz, Horst, Brett Weston, Man Ray, and Eugene Atget. The current exhibit is titled “Modernism – Photography After 1930.” By the 1930s‚ modern photography was recognized as a legitimate and unique art form. The increased use of photography in newspapers, magazines, fine art gallery exhibitions, plus improved photographic reproduction and the public funding of Depression-era photographers, all helped to popularize modern photography and the rapidlychanging modern world to a larger, and more diverse, viewing audience. including the classic French varietals Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon, as well as Syrah and Petite Sirah. The Reserve Cabs bear names such as Amoenus, Fortuna and Leopoldina. One wine that always interests me is named Old Bull. I’ll let them describe it: “The wine blends the power and richness of Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc with the bold fruit of Syrah and the enticing lighthearted fruit of Merlot. This artful blend achieves amazing complexity and decadent richness while detailing the great vineyard sites and viticultural work that is at the core of all Turnbull wines.” From the lush gardens and the fullbodied wines, to the stunning art and welcoming tasting room staff, a visit to Turnbull is a one-of-a-kind wine country moment not to be missed. Turnbull Wine Cellars is located at 8210 St. Helena Highway (Highway 29), Oakville between Yountville and St. Helena and is open daily from 10 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. You can contact them at 1-800-887-6285 or on the Internet at www.turnbullwines.com, which also has information on exhibits and their popular Wine Club.

George Hurrell – Veronica Lake 1941 – gelatin silver print

The photographs are displayed in the winery’s two tasting rooms. The first being the regular tasting room with its high, sloping wood ceiling, skylights and French doors opening onto one of the many mature gardens on the property. The second is the Reserve Room, where photographs are on every wall between the oak barrels that fill most of the room. It is a seamless blend of two crafts: winemaking and art. The excellent wines they make include two whites. The first is a bright, crisp Sauvignon Blanc, the other a California version of the European varietal, Viognier. Turnbull is best known for their reds,

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Cakebread Cellars Hosts 25th American Harvest Workshop
Centerpiece Event, the Grand Chefs' Tasting, on August 19 50 Chefs and 20 Purveyors to Participate; Tickets on Sale Now
Cakebread Cellars, the celebrated Napa Valley winery founded by Jack and Dolores Cakebread in 1973, will host its 25th Annual American Harvest Workshop (AHW) from August 18-20, 2011. This special anniversary Workshop will feature 50 chefs and 20 local purveyors, all alumni of past AHWs. The celebration will include vineyard lunches, field trips for visiting chefs, purveyor seminars, and a gala dinner for Cakebread wine club members and guests. The cornerstone of the program is the Grand Chefs' Tasting on Friday, August 19, a public walk-around tasting with dishes prepared by the attending chefs and purveyors, paired with Cakebread wines. Food and wine stations throughout the Cakebread grounds will give guests the chance to explore the winery lawn, garden and cellar. Tickets are $75 per person and available at Cakebread's online shop. Fifty chefs in total will participate, including Kevin Taylor (Restaurant Kevin Taylor, Denver, CO), Andy Husbands (Tremont 647, Boston, MA), Debbie Gold (The American Restaurant, Kansas City, MO), and David Everett (The Trellis, Williamsburg, VA), among others. “I am thrilled to have the opportunity of reliving the American Harvest Workshop, this time alongside a ‘who’s who’ of chefs,” says Scott Neuman of Oba in Portland, OR. In addition to chefs from around the world, Northern Californian food purveyors will be – and have always been – central the AHW. “The experiments at the AHW with incredible wines, local ingredients and international chefs have defined wine country cooking for me,” says Steve Sando of Rancho Gordo, a renowned heirloom bean purveyor in Napa. As part of the Grand Chefs’ Tasting, purveyor seminars with limited seating are available for $25 per person (in addition to the general ticket price). Each seminar will begin at 4:30 p.m., and repeat again at 6:30 p.m. The subjects include: • Hog Island Oyster Tasting (with Hog Island owner John Finger) • Pork and Beans, Napa Valley Style (with Taylor Boetticher of Fatted Calf, and Steve Sando Rancho Gordo) • TCHO Chocolate Tasting (with TCHO head chocolate maker Brad Kinzer) • Meet the Cheesemakers (with Liam Callahan from Bellwether Farms, Peggy Smith from Cowgirl Creamery, Amy Wend-Farella from Skyhill Farms, and Lynne Giacomini from Point Reyes Original Blue) The 25th anniversary also marks the release of the cookbook The Cakebread Cellars American Harvest Cookbook: Celebrating Wine, Food and Friends in the Napa Valley, featuring recipes inspired by the Workshop’s quarter-century legacy. The cookbook, published by Ten Speed Press, is now available for pre-order and will be released on August 16.

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Napa Valley Grapegrowers to Host Annual Harvest STOMP Party - August 27
An Authentic Food and Wine Celebration of Napa Valley’s Harvest Season
Napa Valley Grapegrowers host the 4th annual Harvest STOMP an , evening celebration at Beckstoffer’s Missouri Hopper Vineyard in Napa Valley’s Oakville appellation, Saturday, August 27th, from 5 to 10 p.m., featuring a showcase of diverse Napa Valley wines and an array of exhibition-style cuisine. STOMP is Napa Valley’s authentic outdoor festival highlighting the bounty of the harvest season, offering guests an exclusive opportunity to mingle with Napa Valley’s famous grapegrowers and vintners– as they will each be pouring their distinct Napa Valley vintages and offering a glimpse into the life of the Valley’s most renowned residents. Epicureans will delight in wood-fired barbeque, gourmet rotisserie, Mexican carnitas, and oysters on the half shell. Live music will be provided by Snap Jackson & the Knock on Wood Players, and Big Bang Beat will keep people rocking well into the evening. Additional STOMP activities include an “Instant Cellar” raffle with a chance to win 100 bottles including selections from Araujo Estate, BOND, Harlan Estate, Gallica, and Staglin – a $12,000 value, as well as a live auction featuring exclusive Napa Valley food and wine adventures. Renowned Napa Valley grapegrowers will be pouring exclusive and DOMINARI
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Charles Krug/ Peter Mondavi Winery Celebrates 150th Anniversary at ‘Tasting on the Lawn,’ September 10
On Saturday, September 10, Charles Krug Winery and the Peter Mondavi Sr. Family will toast the season’s grape harvest at the annual Tasting on the Lawn from 2 to 5 p.m. This year’s event will also celebrate a significant milestone – the 150th anniversary of Napa Valley’s first winery. Founded in 1861, Charles Krug represents the birthplace of the Napa Valley wine industry. The festivities will take place on the estate’s expansive Great Lawn in the shade of heritage oaks and surrounded by vineyards, a location unequaled by any other outdoor space in Napa Valley, and inside the estate’s recently restored 1881 Carriage House.

A summary of the day’s events:
Visitors will enjoy tastings of Charles Krug’s current releases, from Sauvignon Blanc to Cabernet Sauvignon, including the winery’s Limited Release and Family Reserve wines. Tastings will be paired with a moveable feast selected especially to complement the wines by Knickerbockers’ Catering. Three complete food and wine areas spread throughout the park-like estate will add to the festive atmosphere. In addition, chefs from several acclaimed Napa Valley restaurants will be on hand for the anniversary event, serving samples of their specialties to pair with Charles Krug wines. To add to the ambiance, actors portraying Charles Krug and his wife Carolina Bale Krug will stroll the Great Lawn in period costume, presenting vignettes from their lives 150 years ago. Two opportunities will offer a rare taste of Napa wine history that guests will get nowhere else. There will be special pourings from magnums of Charles Krug’s 150th Anniversary Cabernet Sauvignon, and a rare tasting of older vintage wines from the estate’s cellar (additional fee applies). These premium tastings will take place in the Carriage House ballroom. The ballroom boasts a soaring cathedral ceiling and stunning period chandeliers, and was recently refinished with old-growth redwood recovered from historic wine tanks. All guests will have the opportunity to enjoy wine tasting directly from the barrels and meet members of the Peter Mondavi Family, who will be on hand to sign bottles for guests. Live music on the main stage will provide a backdrop for all of the festivities. Tastings on the Lawn were started in 1951 as an enjoyable venue where the family could meet their customers, and educate visitors about fine wine; in the United States at that time, the wine industry was known more for ‘jug’ wines and not varietal wines. This Charles Krug tradition is believed to have been the first wine celebration of its kind, and went on to inspire myriad other wine country tasting events. Lawn chairs, picnic blankets and straw hats are encouraged for the September 10 event. Tickets are available online ($40 before August 1) at www.charleskrug.com. As always, admission for members of the wine club is complimentary, by calling Wine Club Manager Colin Wright at 1-888-747-5784, preferably by August 1.

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Somerston Vineyards and Winery Opens Estate Tasting Room
Visitors may enjoy Somerston estate wines paired with cheese and charcuterie on the tasting room terrace of its 1,682-acre estate in the eastern hills of Napa Valley
Somerston, a bucolic viticultural nirvana located high in the eastern hills of Napa Valley at 3450 Sage Canyon Road, opened its winery tasting room on Saturday, June 25. Home to over 200 acres of vineyards with elevations ranging from 800 to 1200 feet, Somerston has 87 distinct growing blocks, five soil types, over 15 varietals planted, multiple natural water sources, and has long been a fruit source for some of Napa’s most renowned producers. The opening of the Somerston Estate, tasting room and energy-efficient winery is the culmination of the long-term vision of winemaker and partner Craig Becker and proprietor Allan Chapman. The opening also represents the public debut of the Somerston Estate wines, which include Sauvignon Blanc ($40), Proprietary Red Blend ($90) and Cabernet Sauvignon ($120), available exclusively for tastings and purchase at Somerston tasting rooms. “Our property is the inspiration behind everything Somerston represents,” says Becker. “It offers a fresh look at the Napa Valley that is utterly authentic. We look forward to sharing the magic of the property and our wines with wine enthusiasts.” refreshing drink from Somerston’s natural soda springs. The open-air experience concludes with a tasting of the limitedproduction Somerston Estate wines perfectly paired with a selection of local cheeses and charcuterie made from Somerston’s own grass-fed lamb. ($50)

The Somerston Off-Road Experience offers in-depth tours of the 1,682-acre estate
The Somerston Estate currently offers these tasting options: • Estate Tasting Enjoy all three limitedproduction Somerston Estate wines paired with an elegant selection of cheeses, fresh charcuterie, pistachios and berries from local farms. ($40) • Off-Road Vineyard Experience – Experience a breathtaking all-terrain vineyard tour of the Somerston Estate guided by one of Somerston’s specialists. The experience offers dramatic vistas, in-depth information on the vineyard practices and viticultural techniques used, and even a

Estate Wines by the Glass
• 2009 Somerston Sauvignon Blanc ($10) • 2007 Somerston Red Wine ($20) • 2007 Somerston Cabernet Sauvignon ($30) The Somerston Estate experience is available daily by appointment by calling (707) 967-8414 or email visit@somerston.com. Somerston Vineyards was founded by Allan Chapman, who purchased the historic Priest Ranch in 2004. He acquired the adjacent Elder Valley in January 2006 to create one contiguous property. Chapman and Craig Becker founded Somerston Wine Company in 2008, merging their two wine companies with the goal of creating a world class vineyard estate showcasing single vineyard wines.

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YOUNTVILLE
Jessup Cellars
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. 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.” Walk-in visitors are welcomed at the tasting bar, but for those seeking a more intimate occasion, the by-appointment semiprivate 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 YOUNT MILL RD 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. 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.

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6:30 until 11 p.m. Don your fedora or Panama hat and wear your best Cuban threads as we celebrate the longawaited heat of summer. Enjoy a barrel tasting of 2010 wines in the cool, 12,000-squarefoot, Roman cross-vaulted Grand Barrel Room with celebrated winemaker, Brooks Painter and then enjoy a sumptuous, authentic Cuban dinner on the Il Passito Patio – built by hand with centuries-old brick imported from the Hapsburg Dynasty in Europe. Hemingway Tobacconists from Palo Alto will provide an assortment of cigars that pair perfectly with the world-class Castello di Amorosa wines including Painter’s rich and seductive, 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon. As the sun sets over the vineyards, enjoy and dance the night
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Tuscany Meets Havana: Castello di Amorosa Announces Hot Havana Nights, August 12
Castello di Amorosa, Dario Sattui’s authentically styled 13th century Tuscan castle and winery in Calistoga, Napa Valley, presents Hot Havana Nights: A Cigar Party on August 12, from away to hot Cuban music. The cost for this wine club event is $95 if book before July 31; after this date it’s $120 for wine club members and $140 for their guests. Following fourteen years of construction, Dario Sattui opened Castello di Amorosa on April 9, 2007. Situated in the hills above Calistoga, Castello di Amorosa – a family-owned business – produces world-class wines including Cabernet Sauvignon and Pinot Grigio which are sold only at the winery direct to the consumer. The castle winery was made with brick, wood and iron imported from Europe and combined with over 8,000 tons of local, Napa Valley stone. Today, Castello di Amorosa, a popular Napa Valley destination, offers a variety of wine tasting and touring options in a unique Tuscan castle setting. For more information, call (707) 967-6272 or visit www.castellodiamorosa.com. For the history of Castello di Amorosa, go online to www.blognapavalley.com

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Celebrating Summer and Calistoga’s 125th Anniversary
In celebration of its 125th anniversary, the Napa Valley city of Calistoga will host a summer-long series of events featuring music concerts, wine and food tasting, and deals and prizes from local merchants – in addition to its special anniversary celebration event on July 16. Cruisers playing oldies at 12:30 p.m.; the Calistoga Farmers Market also will extend its hours to 5 p.m. on this day.

First Thursday Fashion! Food! Fun!
Downtown Calistoga – August 4, September 1, October 6 (First Thursday of every month through October), 6 to 9 p.m. Visitors are invited to sip and shop their way through Calistoga’s friendly and walkable downtown, as wineries and restaurants offer up tastes of local wines and cuisine. Participating downtown merchants will provide 20 percent off storewide during the event (some restrictions apply) and participating downtown restaurants will also offer discounts with proof-of-sales receipts from eligible stores. By purchasing from any participating merchant, visitors also become eligible to win grand prizes, which include dinners for two, spa treatments, wine, makeovers, balloon rides, overnight stays at local hotels, private tours and tastings and other gift certificates. For a complete listing of special offerings go online to www.facebook.com/1stThursday. For more information on Calistoga and these events, go to www.calistogavisitors.com. Facebook users can also find information, including great deals, breaking news and insider tips, at www.facebook.com/calistogavisitors.

Calistoga Summer Concert Series
Thursday evenings, through August 11, 6 to 8 p.m. Pioneer Park, 308 Cedar Street, Calistoga Calistoga’s free Concerts in the Park series, presented by Calistoga Beverage Co., will feature a wide variety of music with top-level talent. Food and beverage vendors will be available. West Coast Blues Hall of Fame winners Twice as Good Blues play July 14.

Calistoga’s 125th Anniversary Celebration
July 16, 12 to 5 p.m. – Downtown Calistoga (Washington and First streets) and Pioneer Park, 308 Cedar Street Calistoga will celebrate its founding 125 years ago with a birthday bash featuring family activities, bouncy houses, street performers, food, wine from historic Calistoga wineries and local art.Live music with Robbie Allen & the Outer Edge playing surf sounds and CT

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Best of Class and Gold Medal Zinfandels
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2011 North Bay Biz Magazine votes:

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Sonoma County Cultivates New Events and Programs for Three-Day Harvest Fair
In its 37 years of showcasing the abundance of harvest and Sonoma County’s passion for world-class wines and the people who make them, the Harvest Fair has entertained, educated, and just plain delighted hundreds of thousands of people from Northern California, and around the globe. And for 2011, the fair’s board has retooled key elements to enliven the festivities and give people even more reason to gather with friends at this premier event. Sonoma County Vintners. “The new Wine Awards celebration creates an opportunity to honor our winemakers and growers, and salute their hard work and contributions to our community.”

Unsurpassed Quality
The Harvest Fair is the largest regional wine competition in the United States, and celebrates Sonoma County’s heritage as a worldrenowned agricultural and wine-producing region. According to Comfort, “It’s the only event in California with a professional competition solely for the region’s wines, judged by an international panel of experts.” The three-day schedule is bursting with exciting activities for all ages. Along with the events mentioned above, there will be farm and harvest “Ag-tivities” for children and adults, wine seminars, chef demonstrations, microbrew tasting (Saturday only), continuous live jazz, an art show and sale, a kiddie carnival area, exhibitors’ hall, puppet show, farm animals, a bee-keeping display, apple tasting, and much more. In addition, attendees receive special case discounts at the Harvest Fair Marketplace on any of the gold medal-winning wines. People can also bring home a variety of locally made food products available at the newly expanded Marketplace. For information on how to purchase tickets for the Harvest Fair, visit www.harvestfair.org, or call (707) 545-4203.

An Evening of Sonoma County’s Most Inspired Food and Wine
Among the major innovations is a new “Grand Tasting” event on Friday, September 30. Attendees will be first to partake in the medalwinning wines and cuisine. They’ll also get to mingle with key winery and restaurant representatives (often owners, winemakers, chefs, and other top positions), and hear insiders’ stories about ingredients, philosophies and inspiration. “Over the years, the board of directors of the Sonoma County Harvest Fair has been listening to how Sonoma County wants to celebrate the abundance of our harvest, and the changes we’ve instituted reflect the wonderful input we’ve received,” said Marie Gewirtz, president of the Sonoma County Harvest Fair Board. The Grand Tasting is 5:30 to 8 p.m. on opening day of the threeday Harvest Fair. Tickets are $60 in advance, $70 at the door (or $50 each when purchased in blocks of 10 or more), and include unlimited tastings of the award-winning wines and cuisine, as well as entrance to the Harvest Fair that day. September 30 through October 2, the Sonoma County Harvest Fair gives locals and visitors alike an opportunity to immerse themselves in Sonoma County’s rich agricultural roots and traditions. Traditional Harvest Fair favorites include the professionally judged wine competition, abundant tastings of beloved varietals, a competition among gifted local food producers and purveyors, the wildly popular World Championship Grape Stomp and many other familyfriendly, farm-oriented activities and exhibits. “The Harvest Fair celebrates the diversity and unparalleled quality of the wines, food, and cuisine that define Sonoma County. This new Grand Tasting is a chance to sample – all in one place – the very best of what the county has to offer at a newly designed event that will serve as the kickoff to this year’s fair,” said Gewirtz.

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Also new to the 2011 Harvest Fair will be the Sonoma County Wine Awards, a wine industry event celebrating the area’s best of the best. Unfolding September 24, it will culminate three days of judging of more than 1,000 wines by 25 judges from throughout the United States and Asia. Industry representatives will announce the sweepstakes winners. “This really is an evening for recognizing Sonoma County’s worldclass wines and the people who make them,” said Honore Comfort, also a member of the Harvest Fair Board and executive director of the

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AUGUST 2 – Tuesdays in the Plaza – 6-8pm, healdsburg, free, 707-433-6935, ww.healdsburg.com JULY 29 – Affronti Courtyard BBQ – 6-8pm, Affronti Wine Bar and restaurant, 707-431-1113 JULY 30-31 – Live Music and BBQ Paring at Truett Hust Winery – 1-5pm, Adam lieb will be playing, food on the grill to pair with bold red wines, (707)433-9545, www.truetthurst.com AUGUST 5 – "Yappy Hour" at Lambert Bridge Winery – 4:30-6:30pm, $3. Bring your favorite four-legged friend for an evening of casual fun! rSVP - raelynn@lambertbridge.com / 707-431-4670 AUGUST 6 – Oysters & More at Lambert Bridge – 2-4pm, $60/$55 lAc, A variety of oysters from local farms. You won’t want to miss these delightful treats! rSVP - raelynn@lambertbridge.com or 707-431-4670 AUGUST 6 – Live Music, Food Pairing, and Wine at VML Winery – 1-4:30pm, enjoy live music with a glass of Pinot noir or chardonnay. Mara Montiel will be playing from 1-4:30pm, 707-431-4404 AUGUST 6 – Dog Days of Summer Open House – 11am-4pm, $20-$25, eastside Bunch Wineries, Benefits the healdsburg Animal Shelter. 11-4, $25,tix: http://dogdaysofsummer2011.eventbrite.com/ AUGUST 6 – Amphora's Last Chance Barrels – 11am-4pm, $10pp, barrel tasting, chance to secure futures, many are just about sold out. 707-431-7767, info@amphorawines.com; www.amphorawines.com

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Tickets On Sale for Sonoma’s Ultimate Wine and Food Event
Sonoma Wine Country Weekend Set for September 2-4 – Celebrating Sonoma Wine, Food and Lifestyle - Presented by Visa Signature
Wine lovers and foodies can finalize their plans to attend the fourth annual Sonoma Wine Country Weekend set for Labor Day Weekend September 2-4 as tickets are on sale now. Sonoma Wine Country Weekend, the premier wine and epicurean event that showcases the birthplace of California wine is presented by Visa Signature®. “Tickets for all Sonoma Wine Country Weekend events are on sale starting June 1,” said Maureen Cottingham, Sonoma Wine Country Weekend Co- Director, “People may know that our Labor Day Weekend event features intimate winery lunches and dinner parties, Taste of Sonoma at MacMurray Ranch and the Sonoma Valley Harvest Wine Auction at Cline Cellars, but we have some great new additions to the line-up this year. Our winery dinner parties are intimate and we have added a series of winery barbeques throughout the county that will also provide guests with a true insider experience. We are also pleased to host the inimitable Sonoma Valley Harvest Wine Auction at Cline Cellars again this year. To make the auction even more enjoyable, it will start a bit later, and transportation from Healdsburg and Santa Rosa is available to allow for a more leisurely day.” “The hundreds of wineries, vintners, grape growers and chefs who are participating in our event this year truly represent the best of our region,” said Honore Comfort, Sonoma Wine Country Weekend CoDirector, “The top wines, top food products and top chefs are involved. Because the events are so popular, and many sell out early, we encourage people to get their tickets now.” Produced in partnership by the Sonoma Valley Vintners & Growers Foundation and the Sonoma County Vintners, the 2011 Sonoma Wine Country Weekend eventfeatures the Taste of Sonoma at MacMurray Ranch,® the Sonoma Valley Harvest Wine Auction at Cline Cellars and an assortment of additional events throughout Sonoma County. In addition to the winery dinner parties and barbeques, also new to the 2011 Sonoma Wine Country Weekend are: • 2011 Co-Chairs Sonoma County Vintner and Grower leaders: The Benziger Family (Benziger Family Winery) and the Dutton Family (Dutton Ranch). • A later start time, at the Sonoma Valley Harvest Wine Auction – a world-class, charity wine auction at Sonoma's Cline Cellars. • A fun and approachable “Sonoma Homecoming: - Vintage 2011” theme for the Sonoma Valley Harvest Wine Auction where attendees can dust off their letter jackets, fluff up their pom poms and join fellow alumni at an event filled with wine, food, fun and frivolity! • New Tasting and Seminar offerings during Taste of Sonoma at MacMurray Ranch in addition to the Steel Chef Competition, Sommelier Star Tours and other returning activities Proceeds from Sonoma Wine Country Weekend support Sonoma County non-profit organizations; to date a cumulative total of more than $10 million has been donated directly to Sonoma non-profits by the local wine community. Tickets, which range from $85 to $500 per person, are on sale now. Presenting Sponsor Visa Signature is also offering cardholders event perks and savings. For details, visit www.SonomaWineCountryWeekend.com, like it on Facebook at www.facebook.com/winecountryweekend and follow on Twitter at twitter.com/SonomaWCW.

2011 Sonoma Wine Country Weekend Schedule At-A-Glance
Friday, September 2 and Saturday, September 3 – Winery Lunch and Dinner Parties • 12:30 p.m. – Winery Lunch Series, sponsored by TricorBraun WinePak (Friday only) • 6 p.m. – Winery Dinner Parties, sponsored by TricorBraun WinePak (Fri. & Sat.) Saturday, September 3 – Taste of Sonoma at MacMurray Ranch, Healdsburg, • 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Taste of Sonoma at MacMurray Ranch Sunday September 4 - Sonoma Valley Harvest Wine Auction at Cline Cellars in Sonoma and Winery BBQs • 12:30 p.m. - Winery BBQs across Sonoma County • 1 p.m. - 7 p.m. Sonoma Valley Harvest Wine Auction, sponsored by Trilogy Glass & Packaging • 2:30 p.m. - Live Auction Begins

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All tickets are now on sale. Winery Lunches: $85/person; Winery Dinner Parties: $160/person; Chairman's Dinners: $175/person; Taste of Sonoma at MacMurray Ranch®: $150/person (General), $95/person (General Visa Signature), $195/person (Grand Reserve), $175/person (Grand Reserve Visa Signature); Winery BBQs: $85/person; Sonoma Valley Harvest Wine Auction: $500/person (General), $450/person (Visa Signature). * Special Visa Signature Cardholder pricing and other benefits available at on the website www.SonomaWineCountryWeekend.com.

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Summer Concert Series at Rodney Strong Vineyards
The 2011 Rodney Strong Summer Concert Series continues with a stellar lineup, from Grammy Award winners to platinum selling songwriters and performers. The series runs through the summer, hosting a fantastic artist each month with Chris Botti headlining the finale in September. Plus, one or two very special guests may join the series with the possibility of additional dates being added. Surrounded by acres of beautiful vineyards, guests will be treated to some of the top Silver Oak Frick performers in contemporary J Rickards 128 Palmeri Route 128 Winery Pedroncelli Meeker music while picnicking at the Local Geyser David Terroirs Peak Caffaro winery’s intimate concert venue, 128 101 The Green. deLORIMIER Tickets are available by calling Trione Mercury Clos du Bois (707) 869-1595 ext. 4. You can TRENTADUE Garden also purchase tickets online at Creek Robert Ranch Young Francis www.omegaevents.com/rodneyFord Coppola Stryker Sonoma strong or in person at the Rodney Hawkes Strong Vineyards Tasting Room. 101 SimiJordan Medlock Bring a picnic meal to enjoy Ames MAZZOCCO Stonestreet with friends on The Green or purchase fresh local barbecue
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SUNDAY, AUGUST 7 – Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo – four-time grammy Award winner and multi-platinum selling artist, Pat Benatar blazed a trail for female rock stars and is considered the leading female rock vocalist of the ’80s. Songs such as “love is a Battlefield,” “hit Me with Your Best Shot” and “heartbreaker” became anthems for a new attitude. Still going strong, Benatar has been married for more than 20 years to guitarist, songwriter and soul mate, neil giraldo. the parents of two daughters, Pat and neil have been touring almost non-stop for more than two decades. Doors: 4 p.m./Show: 5 p.m. tickets ViP: $85/gA: $60 SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 4 – Chris Botti – Since the release of his 2004 critically-acclaimed cD When i fall in love, chris Botti has become the top-selling American jazz instrumental artist with four #1 Jazz Albums to his name. over the past decade, Botti has performed with legendary artists such as Sting, Michael Bublé and Paul Simon. he continues to perform 250 plus concert dates every year, delighting audiences with his music worldwide. Doors: 4 p.m./Show: 5 p.m. tickets ViP: $85/gA: $60 An additional show or two may be added to this year’s concert season. Please visit www.omegaevents.com/rodneystrong for updates.

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Tasting Room of the Week:

Trentadue Winery
by Sue Straight, The Wine Wench
Located just outside the small-but-mighty town of Geyserville (a few wineries, a couple of world-class restaurants, two mom-and-pop grocery stores and a handful of other businesses make up the “downtown” area – don’t blink or you’ll miss it!) is an oasis of Californian/Italian hospitality, just waiting for you to come explore, sip, savor and stay a while. Trentadue Winery is home to fabulous wines, gracious hospitality, gorgeous grounds and one of Sonoma County’s premiere event centers. Trentadue Winery is family-owned. Leo and Evelyn Trentadue purchased the 208-acre ranch in the late 1950s and their son Victor and daughter Annette are involved on a daily basis, making sure their family business continues to thrive. The tasting room is an Italianate villa, surrounded with beautiful landscaping and burbling fountains. The event center sits off to the side, surrounded by a hedge that encompasses redwood and oak tree shaded lawns. There is a good selection of non-wine gift items (clothing, books, tapestries, lamps, Cuvee 32 (Trentadue is Italian for the number 32) is their reserve Super Tuscan style wine. It is a delicious blend of estate grown Cabernet Franc, Montepulciano and Sangiovese. This huge, spicy wine is all about ripe plum, blackberry, cranberry and exotic spice, with a touch of vanilla. 2009 La Storia Zinfandel ($28): this fantastic Zinfandel won a Best of Class at the 2011 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition (I was actually one of the wine judges, but that’s a story for another time). Ripe blackberry, blueberry, gingerbread spice, orange peel and pepper play nicely together from the first sniff, through the densely textured mouth, and on through the long finish. OMG! Trentadue Winery is one of the first places to check out if you are planning a wedding or other special event. Their event center is fully equipped for any kind of event you could imagine and its commercial kitchen is a caterer’s dream. Trentadue Winery, located at 19170 Geyserville Avenue, Geyserville is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m daily. For more information, call 888-332-3032 or visit their website at www.trentadue.com.

sparkly jewelry, food items and more) displayed in tasteful groupings around the tasting room. There are two cushy chairs that invite relaxation, but you’ll want to hustle up to the spacious tasting bar and taste some wines. Trust me on this – the wines consistently win medals, and with good reason. Let’s talk about the wines - I tasted several wines during my visit and really enjoyed everything I tasted. The following wines were my favorites: 2008 La Storia Cuvee 32 ($28): La Storia is Trentadue Winery’s reserve label and the

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Soda Rock Winery: In Harmony
Opening a historic winery would normally pose a challenge, but owner Ken Wilson makes this daunting task seem easy. Welcoming the public since January 2011, the harmony of winemaking styles of Diane Wilson and Antoine Favero is evident and already demonstrated by the commendations their wines have gathered in this short period. Coming together to create a style for Soda Rock has been a fun project for the two winemakers, and the tasty results of their careful labors are evident in the wines being showcased at this winery. Floral with citrus notes, the summery blush and crisp and clean Sauvignon Blanc start out the menu, with the essential and soughtafter Alexander Valley Cabernets following after. This winery, established in Alexander Valley in the early years of the 20th century, holds all the promise that these two winemakers are ready to make shine. Gorgeous grounds, historic site and fantastic wines all ready for your enjoyment! In working together to decide which wines to produce here, Diane and Antoine immediately gravitated toward wines Alexander Valley is best known for: Bordeaux varietals.Full-bodied Cabernets and luscious Merlots make up the menu, with a lovely unique Cab Franc or luscious, peppery Malbec sneaking its way into the repertoire just for good measure upon occasion! Being able to draw from vineyards acquired in Alexander Valley over the years, both winemakers were satisfied that the results of their labors would create the same type of outstanding wines they are both known for at their home wineries of Wilson and Mazzocco. And the results have been as anticipated: outstanding! Getting ready for the opening of this winery took years of careful planning, and Diane and Antoine were certainly up to the challenge. Not lacking in space, this anchor of the Alexander Valley wine business offered up a spacious area for multiple facilities. Winemaking, storage, event rooms and office space all have their opportunity to shine here. Historic furnishings gathered from around Alexander Valley help create the setting and inspire an old-time welcome and old-time comfort when you enter the tasting room. Having an eye for decorating, Ken Wilson has created a lovely oasis, ready to accommodate casual picnickers and formal weddings alike. Located at 8015 Highway 128 South, Soda Rock can be reached by exiting Lytton Springs Road, following the signs for Alexander Valley Road, and heading south 1.5 miles after you reach the stop sign at Hwy 128. They are open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, and can easily accommodate groups with a phone call ahead to (707) 433-3303.

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Magical Massage & Inspiration Gallery – It’s Wine Country Nurturing At Its Best
By Abigail P. Zimmerman
If you know where to look, Sonoma Valley is still an authentic region devoted to perfecting ancient crafts. The purely human practice of making wine. Cultivating foods and fruits from the soil. Living seasonally. Celebrations of family and friends over home cooked – and likely home grown – meals. The deeply satisfying rituals of body and spirit care. Nowhere is the latter most vibrant than at Magical Massage in the Sonoma community of Glen Ellen. Magical Massage is a haven from the bustling activities in both active lives and busy vacationing. Set within a single, historic 22-foot cedar lined wine cask, the circular treatment room is a space of wholeness and healing harkening back to cultures from around the world. In this business of writing, one should at all times strive for professional, frank objectivity. But it’s hard to in matters of the spirit and physique. Heart and emotional response are true judges. There is no other way to say this … Magical Massage is simply one of the finest, most restorative, and relaxing spas I have ever enjoyed. Ever. In all of my decades of globe-trotting. Carolyn and Martha are professionally trained massage therapists and Martha is also an aesthetician, committed to the pure, holistic and straight-forward practice of massage and facials. These healing women use only locally grown products such as organic lavender and olive oils from up the road. The total focus of your session is completely about you and your needs. A lot of spas talk about relaxing ambiance and making you feel good and all that other stuff. But Magical Massage just is. It is a place of total personal service. It is a place of two professional therapists with decades of experience. It is a place that harkens back to the healing practices in the Native American “kiva” or sweat lodges. No one can work miracles, but I swear Magical Massage is a place that will ease your joints, repair the knots in your shoulders and sides, and ease your burdens at least for awhile. It’s nice that Magical Massage delivers significant body improvement services at such an affordable rate. For example, its only $75 for a 60 minutes massage blending deep tissue, Swedish and Lomi Lomi. Everything is included in your service fee. Should you request hot stones or additional aromatherapy? No extra cost. These two women believe in meeting the needs of each client. Personally? My favorites? First, the Barrel Tasting treatment. Beginning with an herbal foot soak and exfoliating scrub, the treatment proceeds with a 50-minute massage with local lavender oils and hot stones. Then? A certified organic facial. A true taste of heaven on earth. And the 90-minute treatment is only $145. Second, and this may speak to only a few “preggos” out there. But when I was pregnant, the only person who could truly suspend the physical strain of growing a life and give me back my ankles was Martha during her Pre-Natal Massage. Book an additional 30-minute mini-facial when you call and leave feeling like your old self. There is the Morning After to help our visitors after a day of too much wine tasting. Detoxifying essential oils soak and soothe your body, feet and face in an 80-minute treatment using geranium, eucalyptus, grapefruit and lavender oils; $125. Don’t miss the 60-minute Harvest Moon treatment chock full of foot soaks, massage, reflexology and a 25-minute pure neck, shoulder and scalp massage; $85. Amazing. Couples and singles treatments are both available with a single phone call. Come a bit early for your treatment and enjoy the Inspiration Gallery. Set outside of the giant wine cask, the Gallery offers a treasure trove of local artists, jewelry and more. If you are inclined to take classes, Carolyn offers jewelry making lessons. Choose from a wide assortment of beads, pendants and charms and capture a personal spirit of your time here in Sonoma Valley. Located directly next door to Eric Ross Winery where you can taste some of the fine wines Sonoma Valley has to offer. Magical Massage is located at 14300 Arnold Drive, Glen Ellen. For more information, call (707) 225-2671; magicalmassagesonoma.com.

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Free Live Music Friday Nights at Sebastiani Winery
The annual music series is under way and continues every Friday through the end of October. Each concert runs from 6 to 9 p.m. All ages and dogs are welcome! There will be BBQ available for purchase from the Community Café on the first three Fridays of the month. The last Friday of every month will be the new “Food Truck Friday” event with some of the Bay Area’s finest gourmet food trucks! Dinners are available starting at 5:30 p.m. and will go until the food runs out. Wines will be available by the bottle or by the glass. Non-alcoholic beverages will also be available for purchase. No other alcohol may be brought on site. For more details and information, contact the tasting room at (707) 933-3226.

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25th Annual B.R. Cohn Fall Music Festival, Sept. 23-26
• Charity Auction Dinner, Friday September 23 • Doobie Brothers and Special Guests – Saturday & Sunday, September 24-25 • Celebrity Golf Classic, Monday, September 26
Vintner, philanthropist, and music artist manager Bruce Cohn announced that tickets are on sale for the special silver anniversary 25th Annual B.R. Cohn Charity Events Fall Music Festival, Gala Charity Auction Dinner, and the Celebrity Golf Classic. “It is really coming together” exclaimed producer Bruce Cohn. “Having Lynyrd Skynyrd, Leon Russell, Sammy Hagar and Joe Satriani perform and join the Doobie Brothers plus chef Guy Fieri, really puts an exclamation point on what is shaping up to be a great 25th anniversary.” Leon Russell will be performing for the first time at the B.R. Cohn Charity Events Fall Music Festival on Saturday, September 24th along with returning festival favorites the Doobie Brothers. Closing out the set will be Joe Satriani and Sammy Hagar as special guests alongside the Doobie Brothers. Also performing that day will be Greg Kihn, Jim Messina and Pat Simmons Jr. Another first-time performer for the festival will be Lynyrd Skynyrd who will be closing out the show on Sunday, September 24th. Joining Skynyrd on Sunday will be the Doobie Brothers with special guest Jim Messina, Leon Russell, Lara Johnston and Carlos Reyes. This years festival will be held in the memory of Marty Cohn, Bruce’s brother who passed away in March after a battle with cancer. The popular and lively charity auction and dinner will be held Friday, September 23rd at the B.R. Cohn Winery’s 140-year-old Olive Grove at 6 p.m. Tickets are $150. Joining the event for the first time, as guest chef, is celebrity food TV star Guy Fieri. Fieri, known as one of the most popular chefs on national television, will bring his signature excitement and energy to prepare this year’s world-class dinner paired with B.R. Cohn wines and provide a dinner auction lot for bidding, a chance to join the set of Diners, Drive-ins and Dives. VIP and GA tickets are on sale at www.brcohn.com for all events or at the B.R. Cohn Winery Tasting Room. New for this year are special on-stage VIP seats that include a meet and greet with performers and fabulous food and wine, all while sitting feet from the performances. VIP ticket prices range from $350-$1,000 and general admission tickets are $100. All prices include fees and shipping. The celebrity golf tournament returns again to the famed Sonoma Golf Club and will be held on Monday, September 26th. Tee-off is at 11 a.m. For more information regarding invitations to the tournament and auction dinner, call 1-800-330-4064 x126 or www.brcohn.com. Green fees are $400 and a include a special custom made olive wood putter from Musty Putters made from the 140-year-old olive trees at B.R. Cohn Winery. Golf also includes a seat at Friday’s dinner. The B.R. Cohn Winery is located at 15000 Sonoma Highway 12 in Glen Ellen. Founded in 1984 by Bruce Cohn, the estate winery is known for its critically acclaimed, world-class, ultra-premium Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Chardonnay.

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Lake County Wine Adventure Weekend, July 30-31
Passport-style Event Offers Tours, Hors D’oeuvres, Entertainment, Tastings From More Than 25 Wineries
The seventh-annual Lake County Wine Adventure, a two-day passport event, will be held July 30-31, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This year’s Lake County Wine Adventure is once again being hosted by the Lake County Winery Association. Adventurous wine enthusiasts will have an opportunity to discover the “new” wine country of California’s Lake County and sample distinct “high elevation” award-winning wines. Throughout the weekend, “wine adventurers” will taste wines from five of Lake County’s six distinct viticulture areas (AVAs) as they visit participating wineries. Adventure tickets can be purchased in advance for $35 each. Tickets also are available at every participating winery on the day of the event for $40 each. Each ticket is good for two days of activities and entitles the holder to wine tastings and hors d’oeuvres at each winery, a logo wine glass, art exhibits and entertainment. Event-goers will be entered into a raffle drawing when they leave their completed wine adventure tickets with the last winery they visit. A special grand prize will be awarded to the winner. Event organizers promote responsible hospitality and encourage all participants to designate a driver. Designated drivers are invited to enjoy non-alcoholic drinks, food and entertainment free of charge at each site compliments of the Lake County Winery Association. Designated drivers also can turn in their special buttons to be eligible for some fun Lake County prizes. For more information, call (800) 595-WINE (9463), (707) 3552762 or visit www.lakecountywineries.org For visitor information, contact the Lake County Visitor Information Center at 1-800-525-3743 or www.lakecounty.com.

Wine Experts Gather in Mendocino
Reds, Whites and Greens Honored During Annual Tasting Competition
Local winemakers will round up their best bottles for the 35th Annual Mendocino County Fair Wine Competition. A group of expert judges from around the wine world will hold an all-day tasting panel of both Mendocino County-sourced reds and whites on Friday, August 5th. Once the wines have all been tasted, judges will decide upon gold, silver, bronze and double gold winning wines. At event’s end, a selection of judges will agree on the Best of Show wine (selected from amongst the gold medal winners) in both the red and white categories. A special “green” category will also name one certified organic or biodynamic grown and/or produced wine Best of Show (also selected from the gold medal winners). Among this year’s exciting group of prestigious judges are Virginie Boone, contributor to Wine Enthusiast, the Santa Rosa Press-Democrat and Savor; Dan Berger, nationally syndicated wine columnist and Wine Country resident; Laurie Daniel, wine writer for the San Jose Mercury News and contributor to Food and Wine and Wine Country Living; and Ziggy Eschliman, widely known as “The Wine Gal” on her popular radio show “On Tour” for Sonoma’s KRSH and KNOB stations. The public are invited to an award ceremony and farm-to-table dinner at Jeriko Estate Winery in Hopland, held on the evening of the 5th at 7 p.m. Here, the winners will be announced and the awardwinning wines will be on offer. Dinner is $65 for members of the Mendocino Winegrape & Wine Commission and $75 for nonmembers. For more information, visit www.mendocinowinecompetition.com or call (707) 468-9886.
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Pets & Petite: A Celebration of Cute Pets, Precocious Petite Sirah
August 6th, noon to 5pm at Poetic Cellars in the Santa Cruz Mountains
John Concannon, 4th generation vintner at Concannon Vineyards in Livermore, is fond of saying that Petite Sirah is the Saint Bernard that wants to sit in your lap. It may be among the smallest of all grapes, but it packs about the biggest punch of tannin and flavor of any. It’s got enormous texture, intensity and tannin, and adds “stuffing” and “backbone” to any blend to which it’s added. By its lonesome, it is often like a baked blackberry-blueberry pie, rich, dense and decadent. Which is why so many people love Petite Sirah as much as they love chocolate. Petite Sirah was first bottled as a varietal by John’s father, Jim Concannon, in 1961. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the little grape that was once relegated to the status of blender: it is now proudly making a comeback both in acreage planted and in the hearts and minds of wine lovers everywhere. Winemaker Katy Lovell of Poetic Cellars in the Santa Cruz Mountains is marking the 50th anniversary of Petite Sirah by holding a Pets & Petite photo contest on Facebook. Simply go to the Poetic Cellars page, post a photo of your pet, then invite your friends to “Like” it. The top 10 vote getting photos will then be assembled for a voting to be held at the winery on Saturday, August 6th. The winner will be rewarded with a case of Katy’s delicious and habit-forming Petite Sirah, sourced from her vineyards in Livermore, home of Petite Sirah for over a hundred years.

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Solis Winery Wins Big at California State Fair
The judges at the 2011 California State Fair Wine Competition raised a toast to Gilroy’s Solis Winery, which took home five medals including three special “Best of Class in Region” awards. Solis Winery was awarded the gold medal for their Merlot, Estate 2007 ($25), which earned an impressive score of 95 points out of 100. The winery also earned silver medals and the distinctive “Best in Class in Region” awards for their 2010 Fiano ($25), 2008 Sangiovese ($25), and 2007 Syrah ($25). The “Best in Class” designation signifies the highest rated varietal within the Greater Bay Area region. The winery’s 2007 Meritage “Cara Mia” ($25) also won a bronze award. Vic Vanni, co-owner of Solis Winery, said, “With so many excellent wineries in California – and especially the Bay Area – we are especially thrilled to have been awarded three ‘Best in Class in Region’ awards in one year. We feel these awards reflect the amazing success and consistency that our estate vineyard produces, year in and year out.” The California State Fair Wine Competition is the oldest and most prestigious wine competition in North America. Each year thousands of California wines are entered into the competition for the chance to win one of many coveted awards from the State Fair’s panel of expert wine judges. Judging for the 2011 competition was conducted June 1-3. The top award-winning wines will be available for tasting at Taste & Celebrate the Best Wine!, a new event at the fair on July 29. Solis Winery’s award-winning wines are available locally. Guests are
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Manzoni Vineyards Announces New Wine and New Winemaker
Manzoni Vineyards, one of the Santa Lucia Highlands appellation’s smallest artisan producers, announced the hiring of David Coventry as consulting winemaker. A Monterey native, David has formerly worked with the Chalone, Cloninger, Morgan and De Tierra labels. Owner/ winegrower Mark Manzoni is very excited about the partnership: “I have known David for years – his reputation for crafting elegant, small-lot, site-specific Pinot and Chardonnay is unmatched locally.” Coventry’s production responsibilities begin with the release of the winery’s 2009 Estate Pinot Noir and the debut of a new item in the Manzoni portfolio – a Pinot Gris. Mark Manzoni comments, “the crisp, ‘Alsatian’ style of our cool climate Pinot Gris is a nice counterpart to our richer Chardonnay releases – it is a natural extension of our wine list.” Only 125 cases were made of the Manzoni 2008 “Franscioni Vineyard” Pinot Gris; it has a suggested retail of $20. The Manzoni releases are available to fine wine retailers and on-premise accounts in California through Frank-Lin Distribution and nationally through select wholesalers. The Manzoni family has been farming in what is now the Santa Lucia Highlands appellation for three generations. Their small, artisan, six-acre estate is located in the heart of the Highlands, among wellknown neighboring vineyards the likes of Garys’, Sleepy Hollow, Double L and Mer Soleil. Manzoni produces limited, award-winning releases of Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir and Syrah. The charming Manzoni tasting room is open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays on the lovely River Road Wine Trail. The winery’s online home is www.manzoniwines.com.

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All Aboard for Petite Sirah Weekend, July 30-31
by Laura Ness
It seemed like the right thing to do: celebrate the 50th anniversary of Petite Sirah with a valley-wide festival commemorating the first varietal bottling of one of the heritage grapes of Livermore. The Valley owes much to the foresight of Jim Concannon in his first varietal bottling of the grape that now has come to be associated with Livermore and the Concannon brand almost as ubiquitously as the Wente clone of Chardonnay, more of which is planted in the country than any other. As a prelude to the big 50th anniversary party at Concannon Vineyard set for August 14 & 15, the last weekend of July will fete and honor not only the Concannon’s contributions to the propagation of this little “comeback kid” grape, but also the efforts of the many producers around the Valley who bring it to our tables. Starting with a train ride on the historic Niles Canyon Railway on Saturday, July 30, featuring presentations by three of the Valley’s Petite Sirah winemakers, Fourth generation vintner John Concannon, Concannon Vineyard, Collin Cranor of Nottingham Cellars, and Mark Clarin of McGrail Vineyards, the partying continues with a Petite Sirah tasting and dinner at McGrail Vineyards on Greenville Road. “Petite Sirah on the Rails,” takes place Saturday, July 30, 2011. The two-hour train ride leaves Niles at 3:30 p.m. sharp; tickets are $45/person (21 and over, please). On July 30, guests will board a restored vintage train and sample five special Petite Sirahs from some of the best winemakers in the Valley including Concannon Vineyard, Nottingham Cellars, McGrail Vineyards, Charles R Vineyards and Bent Creek Winery. Each wine will be paired with a delicious hors d’oeuvre or cheese as wine educator, Steve Ferree, shares the history of Livermore Valley wines, with a special emphasis on Petite Sirah. Tickets for “Petite Sirah on the Rails” may be purchased at www.ncry.org or on localwineevents.com “Petite Sirah on the Rails” is sponsored by the Pacific Locomotive Association; Also Saturday July 30th: “A Celebration of Livermore’s Shining Star: Petite Sirah!” This celebratory Petite Sirah Winetasting and Dinner Featuring Livermore Petite Sirahs, Past and Present, along with a special appearance by honored guest, Jim Concannon, begins at 6:30pm. Guests will be invited to sample past and present vintages of Petite Sirah while enjoying paired appetizers, live music, buffet and a panoply of Petite Sirah. There will be an auction of unique Petite Sirah-based centerpieces created by the participating wineries, which include: Bent Creek, Concannon, Charles R, Eagle Ridge, Fenestra, Garre, Little Valley, McGrail, Mitchell Katz, Nottingham Cellars, Occasio, Page Mill, Ruby Hill, Thomas Coyne and Wente. Ticket price: $75pp. Limited to the first 150 guests. Proceeds will be donated to Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association. Tickets, which are limited to the first 150 guests, for “A Celebration of Livermore’s Shining Star: Petite Sirah!” are available at www.mcgrailvineyards.com/events.html. To keep the celebration going, many Livermore Valley wineries will feature special pricing on their Petite Sirah that weekend.

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WINERY LISTINGS | WINE COUNTRY THIS WEEK
NAPA VALLEY
A Dozen Vintners – tasting room, 3000 highway 29 north, St. helena; 707 967-0666 open daily 10-5 ACACIA VNYD – 2750 las Amigas road, napa; 707 226-9991 x2 open by appointment only: Mon-Sat 10-4, Sun 12-4 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 Vineyards – 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 Vineyards – 2820 St. helena hwy n, St. helena; 707 963-7919 open daily 10-5 by appt Barlow Vineyards – 4411Silverado trail, calistoga; 707 942-8742 open by appointment only Barnett Vineyards – 4070 Spring Mountain rd, St. helena; 707 963-7075 open by appointment only BEAULIEU VINEYARDS (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 open by appointment only Bighorn Cellars – 3105 Silverado trail, napa; 707 226-8569 fri-Sat 11-4, tue-thu by appt Black Cat Vineyard – 1075 Shadybrook ln, napa; 707 321-0866 open by appointment only Black Cordon Vnyds – 4155 Dry creek rd, napa; 707 226-6860 open by appointment only BLACK STALLION – 4089 Silverado trail, napa; 707 253-1400 open daily 10-5 Gifts, Children & Pets OK, Cheese Pairings; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Educational Programs, Food Pairings Boeschen – 3242 Silverado trail, St. helena; 707 963-3674 open by appointment only

BOUCHAINE VINEYARDS – 1075 Buchli Station road, napa; 707 252-9065, 800-654-wine open daily 10:30-5:30 Gift items, gardens, vineyard walking tour. Call ahead for: Safari Tours at 10:30am, educational programs, food pairings & bringing pets. 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 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 – 5330 Silverado trail, napa; 800 993-9463 open daily 10-5 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 open daily 10-7 Cosentino – 7415 St. helena hwy, Yountville; 707-921-2809 open daily 10-6 Covenant Wines – 1241 Adams St, St. helena; 707 963-3887 open by appointment only Crocker & Starr – St. helena; 707-967-9111 open by appointment only Cuvaison Estate – 4500 Silverado trail, calistoga; 707 942-2468 Mon-thu 11-4, fri-Sun 10-5 Cuvaison Estate – 1221 Duhig road, carneros (between napa & Sonoma); 707 942-2455 Mon-thu 11-4, fri-Sun 10-5 by appt Darioush Winery – 4240 Silverado trail, napa; 707 257-2345 open daily 10:30-5 David Arthur – 1521 Sage canyon road, St. helena; 707 963-5190 open by appointment only

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

open fridays and Mondays 11-4 and other days by appointment. 825 fulton lane, St. helena • 707-967-0719 • www.DavidfultonWinery.com Del Bondio Wine Co. – 1333 Bella oaks lane, napa; 707 963-2805 Del Dotto Caves – 1055 Atlas Peak rd, napa; 707 963-2134 Del Dotto Vineyards – 1445 St. helena highway, St. helena; 707 963-2134 Delectus Winery – 908 c enterprise Way, napa; 707 255-1252 Diamond Terrace – 1391 Diamond Mountain road, calistoga; 707 942-1189 DOMAINE CARNEROS – 1240 Duhig rd, napa; 707 257-0101 Gifts, Children OK, Winery Tours, Vineyard Tours; Call ahead for groups of eight or more Domaine Chandon – 1 california Dr, Yountville; 707 944-2280 DOMINARI
Napa’s newest Classic! We invite you to come see our beautiful new space, and taste our stellar lineup of current releases, which features some of the Napa Valley’s most classic and sought after varietals.

open by appointment only open by appointment only open by appointment only open daily by appointment open by appointment only open daily 10-6 open daily 10-5

open by appointment 7 days a week, 10 am to 4.30 pm 620 trancas Street, napa | 707-226-1600 | Dominari.com Duckhorn Vineyards – 1000 lodi lane, St. helena; 707 963-7108 Dutch Henry Winery – 4300 Silverado trail, calistoga; 707 942-5771 Eagle & Rose – 1844 Pope canyon rd, Pope Valley; 707 965-9463 Eagle Trace– 680 rossi rd, St. helena; 707 963-4665 Eeden Wines– 3505 Spring Mountain rd., St. helena; 707 337-5526 EHLERS ESTATE
Join us in our historic stone building salon and beautiful olive grove. Open daily, 9:30-4:30 – $25 for a current flight tasting Enjoy our limited production 1886 Cabernet Sauvignon (95 points) All proceeds benefit cardiovascular research. For reservations, call 707-963-5972

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

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 Fontanella Family – 1721 Partrick road, napa; 707 252-1017 Forman Vineyards – 1501 Big rock road, St. helena; 707 963-3900 Franciscan Vineyards – 1178 galleron rd, rutherford; 707 963-7111 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 open daily by appointment 10-4 open by appointment only 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 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 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 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

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WINERY LISTINGS | WINE COUNTRY THIS WEEK
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 by appointment only 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 – 1285 Dealy lane, napa; 707 256-2757 Mon-thu 12-5, fri-Sun 11-5 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 10-5 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 With a boutique-winery touch, on the Silverado Trail… “Everything we know is in the bottle.” Schedule a tasting daily 10:30 am to 5:30 pm 3108 Silverado trail, napa Valley • (707) 224-4299 Regusci Winery – 5584 Silverado trail, napa; 707 254-0403 Relic – St. helena; 707 967-9380 Revana Family – 2930 St. helena hwy, St. helena; 707 967-8814 Reverie Winery – 1250 Diamond Mtn rd, calistoga; 707 942-6800 REYNOLDS FAMILY – 3266 Silverado trail, napa; 707 258-2558 Rios Wine – 1334-B lincoln Ave, calistoga; 707 942-1376 Ritchie Creek – 4024 Spring Mountain rd, St. helena; 707 963-4661 Road 31 Wine Co – napa; 707 649-1200 open daily 10-5 open by appointment only open by appointment open by appointment open daily 10-5 open daily 10:30-6:30 open by appointment open by appointment only

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Robert Biale – 4038 Big ranch rd, napa; 707 257-7555 open by appointment Robert Craig Winery – 625 imperial Way, napa; 707 252-2250 x1 open by appointment Mon-Sat 10-4 Robert Keenan – 3660 Spring Mtn. rd, St. helena; 707 963-9177 open by appointment Robert Mondavi – 7801 St. helena hwy 29, oakville; 707 968-2001 open daily 10-5 Robert Sinskey Vnyds – 6320 Silverado trail, Yountville; 707 944-9090 open daily 10-4:30 Robinson Family Vnyds – 5880 Silverado trail, napa; 707 944-8004 open by appointment ROMBAUER VINEYARD – 3522 Silverado trail, no, St. helena; 707 963-5170 open daily 10-5 Round Pond Winery – 886 rutherford rd, rutherford; 1-877-963-9364 By appointment Rubicon Estates – 1991 St. helena hwy, rutherford; 707 968-1161 open daily 10-5 Rudd Winery – 500 oakville cross rd, oakville; 707 944-8577 open tues-Sat by appointment Ruston Family – 2798 Spring St, St. helena; 707 967-8025 open by appointment Rustridge Ranch – 2910 lower chiles Valley rd, St. helena; 707 965-9353 open by appointment Rutherford Grove – 1673 St. helena hwy, rutherford; 707 963-0544 open daily 10-4:30 RUTHERFORD HILL – 200 rutherford hill rd, rutherford; 707 963-1871 open daily 10-5 Rutherford Ranch – 1680 Silverado trail, rutherford; 707 968-3200 open daily 10-4:30 Saddleback Cellars – 7802 Money road, oakville; 707 944-1305 open daily by appointment 10-4 Saintsbury – 1500 los carneros Ave, napa; 707 252-0592 open Mon-Sat by appointment Salvestrin Vineyard – 397 Main Street, St. helena; 707 963-5105 open by appointment Saviez Vineyards – 4060 Silverado trail, calistoga; 707 942-5889 open by appointment Sawyer Cellars – 8350 St. helena hwy, rutherford; 707 963-1980 open by appointment only School House Vineyards – 3549 langtry rd, St. helena; 707 963-4240 open by appointment Schramsberg – 1400 Schramsberg rd, calistoga; 707 942-2414 open daily by appointment 10-4 Schweiger Vineyards – 4015 Spring Mt rd, St. helena; 707 963-4882 open by appointment Sciandri Family – 50 Kreuse canyon rd, coombsville/napa; 707 277-4999 x3 open by appointment only Seavey Vineyard – 1310 conn Valley rd, St. helena; 707 963-8339 open by appointment SEQUOIA GROVE – 8338 St. helena hwy 29, rutherford; 707 944-2945 open daily 10:30-5 Gift Items, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for: Wine Tours, Food Pairings Shafer Vineyards – 6154 Silverado trail, napa; 707 944-2877 open by appointment Sherwin Family – 4060 Spring Mountain rd, St. helena; 707 963-1154 open by appointment Signorello Vineyards – 4500 Silverado trail, napa; 707 255-5990 fri-Sun 10-5, Mon-thu by appointment Silenus Vintners – 5225 Solano Ave, napa; 707 299-3930 open by appointment only Silver Oak Cellars – 915 oakville crossroad, oakville; 1-800-273-8809 open Mon-Sat 9-5, Sun 11-5 Silverado Trail Wine Studio – 3105 Silverado trail, napa; 707 226-8569 fri & Sat 11-4, thu-tue by appt Silverado Vineyards – 6121 Silverado trail, napa; 707 257-1770 open daily 10-5 Sky Vineyards – 1500 lokoya rd, napa; 707 935-1391 open by appointment Smith Madrone – 4022 Spring Mountain rd, St. helena; 707 963-2283 open by appointment Sodaro Estate – 24 Blue oak lane, napa; 707 812-4848 open by appointment Somerston Ranch Tasting Room – 6490 Washington, Yountville; 707 944-8200 Daily 10am-10pm Somerston Vineyards – 3450 Sage canyon rd, St. helena; 707 944-8414 Daily 10-4 Spelletich Cellars – 425 gateway rd W, napa; 707 363-5757 open by appointment Spottswoode – 1902 Madrona Ave, St. helena; 707 963-0134 open by appointment Spring Mountain – 2805 Spring Mtn. rd, St. helena; 707 967-4188 open by appointment ST. CLEMENT
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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 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 open daily 12-8 V Madrone – 3199 St. helena hwy n, St. helena; 707 963-3573 open by appointment V Wine Cellars – 6525 Washington St, Yountville; 707 531-7053 open daily 10-7 V. SATTUI WINERY – corner hwy 29 & White ln, St. helena; 707 963-7774 open daily 9-6 (Winter hours till 5) Picnic Area, Deli, Art Exhibits, Children & Pets OK, Cave Tours VALLEY GATE VINEYARDS– 1 Kirkland ranch road, napa; 707 254-8673 ext. 127 open daily 10-5 Van Der Heyden – 4057 Silverado trail, napa; 707 257-0130 open daily 10-6 by appointment

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Varozza Vineyards – 514 Pratt Ave, St. helena; 707 963-0331 Velo Vino – pour clif Wines, 709 Main St, St. helena; 707 968-0625 Venge – 4708 Silverado trail, napa; 707 942-9100 Verismo Wines – 100 rapp ln, napa; 707 944 Wine (9463) Vermeil – 1255 lincoln Ave, calistoga; 877-668-4334 Viader Winery – 1120 Deer Park rd, Deer Park; 707 963-3816 ext. 110 Vinoce & Twenty Rows – 880 Vallejo Street, napa; 707 265-7750 Vincent Arroyo Winery – 2361 greenwood Ave, calistoga; 707 942-6995 Vine Cliff Winery – 7400 Silverado trail, Yountville; 707 944-1364 Vineyard 29 – 2929 St helena hwy, St. helena; 707 963-9292 Vineyard 7 & 8 – 4028 Spring Mountain road, St. helena; 707 963.9425 VinRoc – napa; 707 265-0943 Vintner’s Collective – 1245 Main St, napa; 707 255-7150 Volker Eisele Family – 3080 lower chiles Valley rd, St. helena; 707 965-9485 Volta Wine– 3108 Silverado trail, Yountville; 707 501-4060 Von Strasser – 1510 Diamond Mtn. rd, calistoga; 707 942-0930 W. H. Smith– 1307 lincoln Avenue, Suite B, calistoga; 707 942-1194 WATERSTONE – taste at oxbow, 708 first St, napa; 707 265-9600 Gift Items, Art Exhibits, Children OK Waugh Cellars – napa; 888-883-Wine (9463) Wermuth Winery – 3942 Silverado trail, calistoga; 707 942-5924 Whetstone Wine Cellars – tasted at Ubuntu Annex 1130 Main Street, napa; 707 254-0600 White Cottage Ranch – 555 college Ave, Angwin; 707 965-0516 WHITEHALL LANE – 1563 St. helena hwy S. (hwy 29), St. helena; 800-963-9454 x 19 Gift Items, Art Exhibits, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Barrel Tasting Tours White Rock Vineyard – napa William Cole Vnyds – 2849 Saint helena hwy north, St. helena; 707 963-6100 William Harrison Vnyrds – 1443 Silverado trail, St. helena; 707 963-8310 WILLIAM HILL ESTATE WINERY – 1761 Atlas Peak road, napa; 707 265-3024 Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Vineyard Tours, Educational Programs WINE GARAGE – 1020 foothill Blvd (hwy 29), calistoga; 707 942-5332 Wineries of Napa Valley – 1285 napa town center, napa; 707 253-9450 Wing Canyon Vineyard – 3100 Mt. Veeder rd, napa; 707 265-8798 Witt Estate – 1500 Whitehall ln, St. helena; 707 967-8046 X Winery – 1405 2nd Street, napa; 707 204-9522 Yates Family Vineyard – 3104 redwood rd, napa; 707-226-1800 Young Ridge Estate – 1200 thompson Ave, napa; 707 265-8400 Z-52 – Poured at taste at oxbow, 708 first St, napa; 707 265-9600 Zahtila Vineyards – 2250 lake county hwy; calistoga; 707 942-9251 ZD WINES – 8383 Silverado trail, rutherford; 707 963-5188 Gift items, Children OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Wine Pairings open by appointment only open daily 10-6 Wed-Sun by appointment only open by appointment only Sun-thu 10-5:30, fri-Sat 10-8 open by advance appointment tue-Sat 11-5, Sun & Mon by appt open daily 10-4:30 by appointment open daily 10-5 by appointment open by appointment Mon-fri 10-2 by appointment open by appointment open daily 11-6 open by appointment only open by appointment only open by appointment 10:30-4:30 Sun, Mon, tue, thu 10-5, fri-Sat 10-6:30 Sun-thu 12-7, fri-Sat 12-9 open by appointment only open ralph is there open by appointment open by appointment 10-5 open daily 10-5:45 open by appointment only open by appointment only open daily 11-5 open daily 10-5 by appt ANABA WINES
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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 Archipel – 4611 thomas rd, healdsburg; 800-273-0177 Arista Winery – 7015 Westside rd, healdsburg; 707 473-0606 ARMIDA WINERY – 2201 Westside road, healdsburg; 707 433-2222 Gift items, Children OK; Call ahead for Food Pairings Arnot-Roberts – healdsburg; 707 820-1383 Arrowood Vineyards & Winery – 14347 Sonoma hwy 12, glen ellen; 707 935-2600 Asti Winery – 26150 Asti rd, cloverdale; 707-433-2822 Atascadero Creek – 4114 ross road, Sebastopol; 707 823-3040 Audelssa Estate Winery– 13750 Arnold Dr, glen ellen; 707 933-8514 Balletto – 5700 occidental rd, Santa rosa; 707 568-2455 B. R. COHN WINERY – 15000 Sonoma hwy 12, glen ellen; 800-330-4064 Gift items, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call for: Tours, Educational Programs, Wine Pairings B Wise Vnyds – Poured at Sonoma enoteca, 35 e napa St, Suite B ; 707 935-1791 Bartholomew Park – 1000 Vineyard ln., Sonoma; 707 935-9511 Battaglini Wines – 2948 Piner rd, Santa rosa; 707 578-4091 Bella Vnyds & Wine Caves – 9711 West Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 473-9171 Benovia Winery – 339 hartman rd, Santa rosa; 707 526-4441 Benziger Family Winery – 1883 london ranch rd, glen ellen; 707 935-4046 Bevan Cellars – 3900 Matanzas creek ln, Santa rosa; 707 332-2918 Boisset Taste of Terroir – 320 center St, healdsburg; 707 473-9707 Bonneau Family – carneros Deli, 23001 Arnold Dr, Sonoma; 800-996-0420 Bradford Mountain – Poured at cellars of Sonoma, 133 4th St, Santa rosa; 707 578-1826 Branham Estate – Poured at Downtown Wine: 132 Plaza St, healdsburg; 707 473-0337 Bucklin Old Hill Ranch – 8 old hill ranch rd; glen ellen 707 933-1726 Buena Vista Winery – 18000 old Winery rd, Sonoma; 707 265-1472 C. Donatiello – healdsburg; 707 431-4442 Camellia Cellars – 57 front St., healdsburg; 707 433-1290 Captûre – healdsburg; 707 395-0457 Carol Shelton – 3354-B coffey ln, Santa rosa; 707 575-3441 Cass Winery – Poured at family Wineries – Kenwood: 9380 Sonoma hwy 12; 888-433-6555 CELLAR DOOR – 1395 Broadway, Suite e, Sonoma; 707 938-4466 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 Bluenose Wines – Poured at hudson Street Wineries, 428 hudson Street, healdsburg; 707 433-2364 open daily 11am-6pm open daily 11-5 open daily 11-5 open by appointment only open daily 10-4:30 Daily 10-5 By appointment only open daily 11-5 open daily 10-5 open daily 10-5 Wed-Mon 11-5:30, tue seasonal open daily 11-4:30 open by appointment only open daily 11-4:30 open by appointment only open daily 10-5 open by appointment only open daily 11-5 Sun-Wed 10:30-5:30, thu-Sat 10:30-9 open daily 11-6:30 (5 in winter) Sun-Wed 10-8:30, thu-Sat 10-10 thu-Mon 11-6, fri-Sat 11-7 By appointment open daily 10-5 open by appointment only open daily 11-6 open by appointment only open by appt, 11-4 open daily 10:30-5 thur-Mon 11-6,tue-Wed 4-6 Sun-Wed 10-8:30, thu-Sat 10-10 open daily 10-4 open daily 11-6 By appointment only fri 10 & 2 Sat-Sun 11-4, weekdays by appt

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

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A. Rafanelli Winery – 4685 W. Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-1385 Acorn Winery – 12040 old redwood hwy, healdsburg; 707 433-6440 Adobe Road Winery – 1995 S. McDowell Blvd, Petaluma; 707 939-7967 – 481 1st Street, Sonoma; 707 939-7967 Adrian Fog – healdsburg; 707 431-1174 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 open by appointment only open by appointment only open by appointment only Mon-fri 10:30-6:30, Sat-Sun11:30-7 open by appointment only open by appointment only open daily 10-5 open daily 10-5

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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; 707 431-8243 open daily 11-5 Picnic Area Clarbec – 19368 orange Ave, Sonoma; 707 996-4012 open by appointment only CLINE CELLARS – 24737 Arnold Drive, Sonoma; 707 940-4030 open daily 10-6 Gift items, Picnic Area, Children OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours at 11, 1, 3 or Food Pairings Clos du Bois – 19410 geyserville Ave, geyserville; 707 857-3100 open daily 10-4:30 Clouds Rest Vineyards – Petuluma; 707 765-0841 open by appointment only Collier Falls – Poured at family Wineries – Kenwood: 9380 Sonoma hwy 12,Kenwood; 888-433-6555 open daily 10:30-5 Poured at family Wineries – Dry creek Valley: 4791 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-0100 10:30-4:30 COMPASS Wines– Poured at Sonoma enoteca, 35 e napa St, Suite B ; 707 935-1791 Wed-Mon 11-5:30, tue seasonal Copain Wines – 7800 eastside rd, healdsburg; 707 836-8822 open thu-Sun 11-5 or by appt Corda – 845 chileno Valley rd, Petaluma; 707 781-9310 open by appointment only D & L Carinalli Vineyards – 2030 Barlow ln, Sebastopol; 707 827-3826 open by appointment only D’Argenzio – 1301 clevelend Ave, Ste A, Santa rosa; 707 280-4658 open daily 11-5 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 11-4:30 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 De La Montanya – 999 foreman ln., healdsburg; 707 433-3711 open daily 11-4:30, Mon-fri by appt DE LOACH VNYDS – 1791 olivet road, Santa rosa; 707 526-9111 open daily 10-5 DE LORIMIER WINERY (formerly Mosaic)– 2001 hwy 128, geyserville; 707 857-2000 open daily 10:30-5 Gift items, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK Deux Amis – 602 limerick ln, healdsburg; 707 431-7945 open by appointment only 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 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 Wed-Sun 11-5 or by appointment Eric Kent Wine Cellars – 1014 hopper Ave, #612, Santa rosa ; 707 527-9700 nov 15 -Aug 15 by appt 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 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

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 11-6 Forchini Vineyards – 5141 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 431-8886 fri-Sun 11-4:30, Mon-thur by appt Forth Vnyds – Poured at family Wineries – Dry creek Valley: 4791 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-0100 10:30-4:30 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 11-6 Freeman Winery – 1300 Montgomery rd, Sebastopol; 415 831-4756 open by appointment only Freestone Vineyards – 12747 el camino Bodega, freestone; 707 874-1010 Win: thu-Mon 11-5, Sum: daily 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 Gundlach Bundschu – 2000 Denmark St, 707 938-5277; Sonoma open daily 11-4:30 Gustafson Family – 9100 Stewarts Point Skaggs Springs road, geyserville; 707 433-2371 Sat 10-4 or by appt 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 10-5 Hauck Cellars – 223 center St, healdsbug; 707 473-9065 open thu-Mon 11:30-5, fri & Sat till 7 Hawkes Wine – 6734 hwy. 128, healdsburg; 707 433-4295 thu-Mon 10-5 Hawkes Wine Tasting Rm – 383 1st Street West, Sonoma; 707 938-7620 thu-Mon 12-6 Hawley Wines – 36 north Street, healdsburg; 707 473-9500 open daily 11-6 Haywood Winery – 18000 gehricke rd, Sonoma; 707 939-5020 open by appointment only Heintz – Sebastopol; 877 874-3852 By appointment only Highway 12 Winery – 498 first St. e, Sonoma; 707 938-8091 open daily 10:30-5:30 HKG ESTATE WINES – 13647 Arnold Drive, glen ellen; 707 938-7622 thu-Sun 11-6 Hobo – Poured at Downtown Wine: 132 Plaza St, healdsburg; 707 473-0337 thu-Mon 11-6, fri-Sat 11-7 Holdredge – 51 front St, healdsburg; 707 431-1424 Sat-Sun 11-4:30 or by appt Homewood Winery – 23120 Burndale rd, Sonoma; 707 996-6353 open daily 10-4

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Hook and Ladder – 2134 olivet rd, Santa rosa; 707 526-2255 open daily 10-4:30 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 Martinelli Vineyards – 3360 river rd, fulton; 707 525-0570 open daily 10-5 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 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

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 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 In Vino Veritas – 118 north Street, healdsburg; 707 395-0307 Sun-thu 11-6, fri-Sat 11-8 Iron Horse – 9786 ross Station rd, Sebastopol; 707 887-1507 open daily 10-4:30 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 10-4:30 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 10-4:30 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 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 Longboard Vineyards – 5 fitch St, healdsburg; 707 433-3473 open daily 11-6 LOXTON CELLARS – 11466 Dunbar rd, glen ellen; 707 935-7221 open daily 11-5 by appt Picnic Area; Call ahead for Vineyard and Winery Tours Lynmar Estate – 3909 frei rd, Sebastopol; 707 829-3374 open daily 11-4

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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 Daily 10:30-4:30 Mill Creek Vineyards – 1401 Westside rd; healdsburg; 707 431-2121 open daily 10-5 MoniClaire Vineyards – 1750 lytton Springs rd; healdsburg; 707 433-4320 open by appointment only Montemaggiore – 2355 West Dry creek r rd; healdsburg; 707 433-9499 open by appointment only MOONDANCE CELLARS
Formerly a founding member of The Wine Room in Sonoma Valley, Moondance Cellars produces small lots of award-winning Napa and Sonoma County varietals and blends, often poured by the winemaker. Also pouring Orchard Station Winery and The Friendly Dog Winery. Voted Best Tasting Room of the North Bay (Bohemian)

Jack london Village | 14301 Arnold Drive, glen ellen | 11-5 thursday-Monday 707-938-7550 | www.moondancecellars.com the Pup is always welcome MOSHIN VINEYARDS – 10295 Westside rd, healdsburg; 707 433-5499 Mountain Terraces – 707 481-7377 Mounts Family – 3901 Wine creek rd, healdsburg; 707 292-8148 Mueller – 6301 Starr rd, Windsor; 707 837-7399 Murphy-Goode – 20 Matheson St, healdsburg; 800 499-7644 Muscardini Cellars – 8910 Sonoma hwy, Kenwood; 707 833-0526 Mutt Lynch Winery – 602 limerick ln, healdsburg; 707 942-6180 Nalle – 2383 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-1040 open daily 11-4:30 open by appointment only open by appointment only fri-Mon 11-4 open daily 10:30-5:30 open daily 11-6 open by appointment only Sat 12-5 & by appt

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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 – 2064 gravenstein hwy, north, Bldg 7; 707 874-9401 open Sat 1-4 Old World Winery – 850 river rd, fulton; 707 578-3148 open by appointment only 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 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 – 1695 Sperring rd, Sonoma; 707 933-8905 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 Poured at locals: geyserville Ave & hwy 128, geyserville; 707 857-4900 open daily 11-6 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 Philip Staley – at family Wineries – Dry creek Valley: 4791 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-0100 10:30-4:30 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 R2 Wine Co – 654 Broadway, Sonoma; 707 933-1330 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 open daily 10-4:30 RH – Poured at locals: geyserville Ave & hwy 128, geyserville; 707 857-4900 open daily 11-6 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; Summer 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 – 15655 Arnold Dr, Sonoma; 707 328-0173 open by appointment only Robert Rue Vnyd – 1406 Wood rd, fulton; 707 578-1601 fri-Sun 10-5, thu-Mon by appt 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 Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 11-4 by appt 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 11-6 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 11-5 Complimentary Tours, Gift Items, Picnic Area & Supplies, Children & Pets Welcomed 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 thu 4-8 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 healdsburg Ave, healdsburg; 707 473-3232 open daily 10-5 Skewis Wines – 57 front St, healdsburg; 707 431-2160 fri-Mon 11-4 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 Sat & Sun 11-5 or by appt Stephen & Walker – 243 healdsburg Ave, healdsburg; 707 431-8749 open daily 11-7 Stone Edge Farm –Sonoma; 707 935-6520 open by appointment only Stonestreet Alexander Mtn – 7111 highway 128; 707 473-3333; healdsburg fri-Mon 11-4:30 or by appt Stryker Sonoma – 5110 highway 128; geyserville; 707 433-1944 fri-Mon 10:30-4:30 Stuhlmuller – 4951 West Soda rock ln, healdsburg; 707 431-7745 fri-Mon 10-4:30, appts recommended SUNCÉ WINERY – 1839 olivet rd, Santa rosa; 707 526-9463 open daily 10:30-5 Taft Street Winery – 2030 Barlow lane, Sebastopol; 707 823-2049 Sat-Sun 11-4:30, Mon-fri 11-4 Talty – 7127 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-8438 open by appointment only Tara Bella – 3701 Viking rd, Santa rosa; 707 544-9049 open by appointment only Teira Wines – Poured at hudson Street Wineries, 428 hudson Street, healdsburg; 707 433-2364 open daily 11-5 Teldeschi Winery – 3555 Dry creek road, healdsburg; 707 433-6626 open daily 12-5 Terroirs Artisan Wines – 21001 geyserville Ave, Ste 101, geyserville; 707 857-4101 thu-Mon 11:30-6:30 Thomas George Estates – 8075 Westside road, healdsburg; 707 431-8031 open daily 11-5 Three Alarm – Poured at Vine tastings: 9058 Windsor rd, Windsor; 707 620-0833 Mon-fri 12-8, later on weekends Thumbprint Cellars –102 Matheson, healdsburg; 707 433-2393 open daily 11-6. fri & Sat 11-7 Tin Barn – 21692 eighth St e. #340, Sonoma; 707 938-5430 fri-Mon 12-5 Toad Hollow – 409A healdsburg Ave, healdsburg; 707 431-8667 open daily 10:30-5:30

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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 11-5 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.

Bruzzone – 433 Sunridge Drive, Scotts Valley; 831 438-3120 BURRELL SCHOOL – 24060 Summit rd, los gatos; 408 353-6290 Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK Byington Winery – 21850 Bear creek road, los gatos; 408 354-1111 Calera – 11300 cienega road, hollister; 831 637-9170 Casa De Fruta – 6680 Pacheco Pass hwy, hollister; 800 543-1702 Castillo’s Hillside Shire – 2215 liberta Drive, Morgan hill; 408 776-8200 Cava Wine Bar – 115 San Jose Ave, capitola; 831 476-2282 Chaine d’Or – 140 Sunrise Drive, Woodside; 650 851 8977 Cinnabar – 14612 Big Basin Way, Saratoga; 408 867-1012 Clos LaChance – 1 hummingbird ln, San Martin; 800 itS-Wine Clos Tita – 4 Kendall lane, Santa cruz; 831 439-9235 Cooper-Garrod – 22645 garrod rd, Saratoga; 408 867-7116 Copious Winery – 427 Swift Street, A, Santa cruz; 831 425-Wine Creekview Vineyards – 12467 creekview ct, San Martin; 408 686-0534 David Bruce Winery – 21439 Bear creek rd, los gatos; 408 354-4214 DeRose Vineyards – 9970 cienega Valley road, hollister; 831 636-9143 Domenico Wines – 1697 industrial rd, San carlos; 650 593-2335 Enz – 1781 limekiln road, hollister; 831 637-6443 Equinox – 427-c Swift St, Santa cruz; 831 338-2646; 831 423-3000 Fernwood Cellars – 7137 redwood retreat, gilroy; 408 848-0611 Fleming Jenkins Vnys & Winery – 45 W. Main St, los gatos; 408 358-4949 Flint Wine Cellars – 13160 cienega road, hollister; 831 636-8986 Fortino Winery – 4525 hecker Pass hwy, gilroy; 408 842-3305 Guerra Cellars – 500 John Smith rd, hollister; 831 902-5354 Guglielmo Winery – 1480 e. Main St, Morgan hill; 408 779-2145 Hallcrest Vineyards – 379 felton empire rd, felton; 831 335-4441 Heart o’ the Mountain – 5610 Scotts Valley Dr, Scotts Valley; 831 345-6133 Hecker Pass Winery – 4605 hecker Pass hwy, gilroy; 408 842-8755 Hillcrest Terrace – 429B ingalls Street, Santa cruz; 831 426-1500 HUNTER HILL – 7099 glen haven rd, Soquel; 831 465-9294 J. LOHR VINEYARDS & WINE – 1000 lenzen Ave, San Jose; 408 918-2160 Jason-Stephens – 11775 Watsonville rd, gilroy; 408 846-8463 Kirigin Cellars – 11550 Watsonville rd, gilroy; 408 847-8827 Kings Mountain – 187 Kings Mountain road, Woodside; 650 851-7551 La Honda – 2645 fair oaks Ave, redwood city; 650 366-4104 La Nebbia – 12341 San Mateo road, half Moon Bay; 650 726-9463 Léal Vineyards – 300 Maranatha Drive, hollister; 831 636-1023 LOMA PRIETA WINERY – 26985 loma Prieta Way, los gatos; 408 353-2950 Martin Ranch – 6675 redwood retreat road, gilroy; 408 842-9197 Michael Martella – 17287 Box 103 Skyline Blvd, Woodside; 650 851-6777 MJA Vineyards – 328A ingalls St, Santa cruz; 831 421-9380 MJA Vineyards – 24900 highland Way, los gatos; 408 353-6000 Morgan Hill Cellars – 1645 San Pedro Ave, Morgan hill; 408 779-7389 Mountain Winery – 14831 Pierce road, Saratoga; 408 741-2822 Muccigrosso – 21450 Bear creek rd, los gatos; 408 354-0821 Muns Vineyard – los gatos; 408 515-2663 Naumann Vnyds – 16505 Montebello rd, cupertino; 408 867-7871 Nicholson Vnyds – 2800 Pleasant Valley rd, Aptos; 831 724-7071 Odonata – 334A ingalls Street, Santa cruz; 831 566-5147

open by appointment only open thu-Sun 11-5 tue-Sun 11-5 open daily 11-4:30 open daily 9-6 Sat 1-7, Sun 12-5 tue-thu 4-12, fri-Sat 12-12, Sun 3-9 open by appointment only open daily 11-5 open daily 11-5 open by appointment only Mon-fri 12-5 Sat-Sun 11-5 fri 12-5, Sat & Sun 12-6 3rd weekend 11-5 Mon-fri 12-5, Sat-Sun 11-5 Sat-Sun 11-4 or or by appointment open daily 12-5 By appointment only fri-Sun 12-5 3rd weekend of the month, 12-5 tue-Sun 12-6 open by appointment only tue-Sat 10-5, Sun 11-5 Weekends July thru Sept open daily 10-5 open daily 12-5 open by appointment only open daily 9-5 Sat-Sun 12-5 & by appointment Sat-Sun 11-4 or by appt open daily 10-5 thur-Mon 12-5 open daily 10-5 open by appointment only open by appointment only open daily 10-5 open daily 11-5 Sat-Sun 12-5 or by appt open third weekend of each month 12-4 open by appointment only open daily 12-6 thur-Sun 11-5 tue-Sun 10-5 fri-Sun 12-5 open by appointment only open by appointment only Special events & by appointment Sat 12-4 1st Sat of the month 12-5

Creekview Vnyds & Sherman Cellars Tasting Rm – 40 Post St, San Jose; 408 288-Wine Wed-Sun 11-5

9077 Sonoma hwy, Kenwood • open Daily 10am-5pm 707-833-2300 • www.vjbcellars.com VML Russian River Winery – 4035 Westside rd, healdsburg; 707 431-4404 open daily 11-5 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 Mon-fri 11-3, Sat-Sun 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 Williams Selyem – 7227 Westside rd, healdsburg; 707 433-6425 open by appointment only 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 XYZin – Poured at geyser Peak, 22281 chianti rd, healdsburg; 707 857-2500 open daily 10-5 Yoakim Bridge – 7209 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-8511 fri-Sun 11-4 or by appointment 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 Sat 12-4 or by appointment Alfaro Family Vnyd & Winery – 420 hames road, corralitos; 831 728-5172 Sat 12-5 or by appointment Aptos Creek – 520 nisene Meadws ct, Aptos; 831 684-1680 open by appointment only Armida Winery – 103 Stockton Avenue, capitola; 831 462-1065 Sat-Sun 11-6, M-f 12-6 Bargetto Winery – 3535 n. Main St, Soquel; 831 475-2258 ext 14 open daily 12-5 Beauregard – 10 Pine flat road, Bonny Doon; 831 458-Wine open daily 11-5 Big Basin– 830 Memory lane, Boulder creek; 831 621-8028 open by appointment only Big Basin Tasting Room – 14598 Big Basin Way, Suite B, Saratoga; 408 564-7346 Mon-thu 11-5, fri-Sat 11-7 Black Ridge – 18550 Black rd, los gatos; 408 399-6396 open 3rd weekend 11-5 & by appointment Bonny Doon Vineyard – 328 ingalls Street, Santa cruz; 888 819-6789 open daily 12-5, summer till 6

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Organic Wine Works – 379 felton empire rd, felton; 800-oWW-Wine open daily 12-5 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 11-5 fri-Sun 11-5

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 Prima – 55 Municipal Wharf, Santa cruz; 831 426-0750 Mon-tue 2-8, Wed-fri 2-10, Sat 12-10, Sun 12-8 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 open daily 11-6

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 Talbott Vineyards – 1380 river road, Salinas; 831 675-0942 fri-Sun 11-5 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

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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 Chiarito Vineyards – 2651 Mill creek rd, Ukiah; 707 462-7146 Claudia Springs – 1810 hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-3993 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 open by appointment only fri-Mon 11-5

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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

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

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

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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 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 fri-Sun 12-4:30 Big White House – 6800 greenville rd, livermore; 925 449-1976 Sat-Sun 12-4:30 Bodegas Aguirre – 8580 tesla rd, livermore; 925 606-0554 Sat-Sun 12-4 Cedar Mountain – 7000 tesla rd, livermore; 925 373-6636 Sat-Sun 12-4 Charles R Vnyds – 8195 crane ridge rd, livermore; 925 454-3040 fri-Sun 12-4:30 Chouinard Vnyds – 33853 Palomares rd, castro Vly; 510 582-9900 Sat-Sun 12-5 (and most holidays) Concannon – 4590 tesla rd, livermore; 925 456-2505 open daily 11-4:30 Crooked Vine – 4948 tesla rd, livermore; 925 449-0458 Mon-Sat 11-4:30, Sun 12-4:30 Cuda Ridge Wines – 5385 east Ave, livermore; 510 304-0914 fri-Sun 12-4:30 & by appointment Dashe Cellars – 55 4th St, oakland; 510 452-1800 thu-Sun 12-6, Mon by appt Deer Ridge Vineyards – 1828 Wetmore rd, livermore; 866 561-0838 fri-Sun 11-5 Eagle Ridge Vineyard – 10017 tesla rd, livermore; 925 443-3375 Sat-Sun 12-4:30 Eckert Estate – 2400 Arroyo road, livermore; 925 584-6494 Sat-Sun 12 -5 & by appointment el Sol – 8626 lupine Way, livermore; 925 606-1827 fri-Sun 12-5 Elliston Vineyards – 463 Kilkare, Sunol; 925 862-2377 Sat-Sun 11-5 or by appt Fenestra Winery – 83 Vallecitos rd (hwy 84), livermore; 925 447-5246 fri-Sun 12-5 Garré Vineyard & Winery – 7986 tesla rd, livermore; 925 371-8200 fri 12-4:30, Sat-Sun 11:30-5 Hidden Creek – 5937 graham ct, Suite B, livermore; 925 371-2424 Sat-Sun 12-4:30 John Christopher – 25 So. livermore Ave, Ste 103, livermore; 925-456-Wine thu-Sun 12-6 La Rochelle – 5443 tesla rd, livermore; 925 243-6442 open daily 12-4:30 Las Positas Vineyards – 682 Pinnacle Pl, livermore; 925 989-0857 Sat-Sun 12-5 Lavish Laines Winery – tasted at good Brewer, 2960 Pacific Avenue, livermore; 925 321-0373 Wed-Sat 10-6, Sun 11-5 Les Chenes – 5562 Victoria lane, livermore; 925 373-1662 Weekends 12-4:30 Little Valley Winery – 739 Main St, Pleasanton thu-Sat 12-6, Sun 12-5 Livermore Valley Cellars– 2838 cellars Dr, livermore; 925 454-9463 Sat-Sun 12-5 Longevity Wines – 35 rickenbacker circle South, livermore; 888 325-Wine Sat-Sun 12-5 Marr Cellars – poured at tesla Vintners, 5143 tesla rd, livermore; 925 606-Wine fri-Sun 12-5 McGrail Vineyards – 5600 greenville rd, livermore; 925 373-6214 fri-Mon 12-4:30 & by appointment Miramont Estate – poured at tesla Vintners, 5143 tesla rd, livermore; 925 606-Wine fri-Sun 12-5 24837 e. Milton rd, linden; 209 887-3178 By appointment only Mitchell Katz Winery – 1188 Vineyard Ave; Pleasanton; 925 931-0744 thu-Sun 12-5 Murietta’s Well – 3005 Mines rd; livermore; 925 456-2390 May-oct open daily 11-4:30, nov-Apr Wed-Sun 11-4:30 Nottingham Cellars – 2245 South Vasco rd, livermore; 925 294-8647 fri 2-6, Sat-Sun 12-4:30 Occasio – 2245B South Vasco road, livermore; 925 371-1987 fri-Sun 12 to 5 Page Mill– 1960 S. livermore Ave, livermore; 925 456-7676 12-4:30 fri-Sunday & by appointment Red Feather – 5700 greenville rd, livermore; 925 449-1871 Sat-Sun 11-5, Mon-fri 12-4 Retzlaff Vineyards – 1356 S. livermore Ave, livermore; 925 447-8941 tue-fri 12-2, Sat-Sun 12-4:30 Rios Lovell Estate Winery – 6500 tesla rd, livermore; 925 443-0434 Wed-fri 11-3, Sat-Sun 11-5 Rodrigue Molyneaux – 3053 Marina Ave, livermore; 925 447-4280 Sat-Sun 12:30-5 Ruby Hill Winery – 400 Vineyard Ave, Pleasanton; 925 931-Wine open daily 11-5:30 Ryhan Estate Vineyards – 5385 east Ave, livermore; 408-209-9498 fri-Sun 12-5 Singing Winemaker (The ) – poured at tesla Vintners, 5143 tesla rd, livermore; 925 606-Wine fri-Sun 12-5 Steven Kent – 5443 tesla rd, livermore; 925 243-6440 open daily 12-4:30 Stony Ridge Winery – 4948 tesla rd, livermore; 925 449-0458 Mon-Sat 11-4:30, Sun 12-4:30 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

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 Wedl Wine Cellars – 400 tate lane, oakley; 925 360-9677 open by appointment only

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