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YOUR GUIDE TO NORTHERN CALIFORNIA WINE, THINGS TO DO, LODGING & EVENTS

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MAY 18, 2012

MERRYVALE VINEYARDS
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MATANZAS CREEK WINERY’S DAYS OF WINE & LAVENDER
PAGE 22 WINEMAKER PROFILE:

CHATEAU ST. JEAN
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OCCASIO WINERY
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ON THE COVER

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Wine Country Passport Weekend

WINERY FEATURE

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Merryvale Vineyards

WINEMAKER PROFILE TASTING ROOM O F T H E W E E K 36

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MAY 18, 2012 – ISSUE 20 – VOLUME 31 ON THE COVER Wine Country Passport Weekend . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32 SPECIAL COUPONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 WINE COUNTRY NEWS Northern California Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Wineology by Len Napolitano . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Wine Country Calendar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-18 WINE COUNTRY GETAWAYS Overnight Accommodations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34 SUISUN VALLEY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 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 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46-59 Sonoma County Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46-47 Russian River Area Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 Downtown Healdsburg Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 Sonoma Valley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .52-59 Sonoma Valley Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .52 Sonoma Plaza Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .55 Glen Ellen & Kenwood Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .59 MENDOCINO & LAKE COUNTIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60-61 Lake & Mendocino Counties Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 LIVERMORE VALLEY Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .62 TREASURE ISLAND Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .63 SANTA CLARA, SANTA CRUZ & MONTEREY COUNTIES . . 64-66 Monterey Bay/Santa Cruz Mountains Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 Salinas Valley Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 WINERY LISTINGS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .67-78

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NAPA VALLEY • ANDRETTI WINERY 2 for 1 tasting with ad 5 23 • BALDACCI VINEYARDS 2 for 1 tasting with ad • BERINGER VINEYARDS 2 for 1 tasting in the Rhine House w/ad 23 • CALIFORNIA WINE TOURS Special price on tours and tastings 5 45 • CALISTOGA BALLOONS Spring Fling package • ETUDE WINERY 2 for 1 tasting with ad 25 3 • GOLDEN HAVEN Discounts on Couples Mud Bath/Spa Getaway • HAGAFEN CELLARS Free tasting for 2 with ad 4 31 • JELLY BELLY 20% off purchase with ad 43 • JESSUP CELLARS Tasting fee waived with purchase 35 • LOUIS M. MARTINI WINERY 2 for 1 tasting with ad 45 • OLD FAITHFUL GEYSER $1 off with ad • PINK MANSION 15% off with ad at check-in 45 4 • REATA 2 for 1 tasting with ad • RUTHERFORD HILL WINERY 2 for 1 tasting with ad BACK PAGE 7 • ST. CLEMENT WINERY 2 for 1 tasting 7 • ST. SUPÉRY Extra Library Selection, see ad 38 • STAGECOACH EXPRESS Complimentary shipping box 44 • SUMMERS WINES 15% discount with ad • TURNBULL WINE CELLARS 2 for 1 tasting with ad 19 27 • WILLIAM HILL 2 for 1 tasting with ad SONOMA COUNTY 50 • ALDERBROOK WINERY 2 for 1 tasting with ad • ARROWOOD WINERY 2 for 1 tasting with ad 55 49 • BALLETTO VINEYARDS Complimentary tasting with ad 5 • CALIFORNIA WINE TOURS Special price on tours and tastings • CELLARS OF SONOMA 2 for 1 tasting with ad 47 56 • CHATEAU ST. JEAN 2 for 1 tasting with ad • ERIC K JAMES VINEYARDS Upgrade reserve tasting 57 72 • FERRARI-CARANO 2 for 1 Classic Wines tasting with ad • FRITZ WINERY Mention ad for $5 off wine tasting 48 31 • INN AT THE TIDES Special package rates • KENDALL-JACKSON WINERY 2 for 1 Reserve Tasting with ad 31 • LEDSON WINERY & VINEYARDS Mention ad for upgraded tasting 59 49 • MARTIN RAY WINERY 15% discount with ad • MATANZAS CREEK 2 for 1 tasting with ad 53 57 • R2 Complimentary upgrade reserve library tasting • RODNEY STRONG Complimentary tasting/20% discount with ad 50 55 • VIANSA WINERY 2 for 1 tasting & 10% off purchase with ad BAY AREA: TREASURE ISLAND/LIVERMORE • BODEGA WINE ESTATES Complimentary tasting for 2 with ad 63 62 • MacGRAIL VINEYARDS 2 for 1 tasting with ad SANTA CLARA, SANTA CRUZ & MONTEREY COUNTIES 66 • HAHN WINERY Complimentary tasting for two with ad
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NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
TO EUREKA TO REDDING

Fort Bragg

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Mendocino Willits Little River Calpella

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Hopland

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Lakeport

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PASO ROBLES 117 158 204 245 255 269 355 MONTEREY 72 112 160 170 184 269 SAN JOSE 48 90 100 115 200 SAN FRANCISCO 45 55 70 155 5 SONOMA 22 44 129 SANTA ROSA 16 101 HEALDSBURG 86 MENDOCINO CALISTOGA
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Cloverdale Geyserville Clearlake Lower Lake

NAPA SACRAMENTO MURPHYS LAKE TAHOE
99 49

266 190 118 88 68 104 118 195 86 59

278 202 138 142 131 166 181 266 149 122 84

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Gualala Sea Ranch

Lake Sonoma

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Brooks

Healdsburg
Timber Cove Jenner Bodega Bay Guerneville

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Sebastopol

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Tomales

Middletown

Auburn

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Calistoga
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Santa Rosa
Kenwood Glen Ellen

St. Helena
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Sacramento
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Sonoma
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Pt. Reyes Station

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Vallejo

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San Pablo Bay
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Berkeley

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Livermore
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Oakdale Manteca

Chinese Camp Sonora

TO YOSEMITE

101 84
Woodside

880 680
Fremont

580

Palo Alto

Ba
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84

Modesto

Santa Clara

1

San Jose
17

Santa Cruz
Capitola

Morgan Hill

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Gilroy

152

Monterey Bay

Watsonville Moss Landing

152

Chowchilla

156

99

Monterey
Paci c Grove

Salinas
68 101
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intelligence for the Wine conSUMer by Len Napolitano

Why should I smell wine before I taste it?
A wine’s aroma is mostly responsible for what you taste. Try sipping wine while holding your nose closed and you’ll find that it has virtually no taste at all. The little bit of flavor that you get with your nose closed is because the wine’s aroma has entered your nasal cavity through your mouth. A wine’s aroma originates from chemical molecules in a gaseous state that rise from the surface of the wine. Even in small concentrations, we are able to detect the presence of these molecules in the form of distinct fragrances. Every individual aroma that we can identify in a wine, and thus, every flavor we perceive, is actually a chemical compound. These are compound groups such as alcohols, aldehydes and esters. They have names like ethyl acetate, benzoic aldehyde and piperonal. An offsmelling wine with the aroma of rotten eggs actually has excessive hydrogen sulfide. When sniffing and tasting wine, concentrate on the individual aromas that make up a wine’s overall impression. Wine is warmed as it enters the mouth, which releases the aromas that travel up a passage in the back of the mouth. The membranes along this route are what perceive the aroma as either pleasant or foul and enable you to identify a specific aroma. The next time you want to impress someone with your wine tasting aptitude, take a sip of Chardonnay with flavors of honey, butter and nuances of hazelnut and then declare how much you love its balance of phenyl-ethylic acids and undecalactones. You will be admired more for your skills at pronunciation than wine tasting.
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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CALENDAR OF EVENTS | WINE COUNTRY THIS WEEK
NAPA VALLEY
ONGOING Napa Valley Wine Train napa, www.winetrain.com, 800-427-4124 • June 8: Vintner’s lunch, Judd’s hill • June 14: Sip & Supper Winemaker Dinner ONGOING Taste at Oxbow Wine and Chocolate Pairing napa, taste 5 chocolates with 5 wines, $20, 12-7pm Sunday thru thursday 12-9 pm friday and Saturday. reservations recommended. 707-265-9600. ONGOING Live Music Fridays at Taste at Oxbow napa, time varies, 707-265-9600, www.tasteatoxbow.com ONGOING Seminars & Tastings at Merryvale Vineyards St. helena, 10am-6:30pm, www.merryvale.com, 707-963-7777 • Merryvale tasting, $15 • reserve tasting, $35 • Wine Sensory Seminar, $45, fridays 12pm or by appt • Wine & cheese experience, $45, by appt • Sommelier grand reserve tasting, $65, by appt ONGOING FRIDAYS-SUNDAYS Barrel Tasting & Tours at Reata Barrel tasting: 11am, 2pm & by appointment, tours by appointment napa, www.reatawines.com, 707-254-8673x119 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, www.vsattui.com, 707-963-7774 • 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 Tours & Tasting at ZD Wines rutherford, rSVP 800-487-7757, www.zdwines.com • traditional tasting, $10, daily 10am-4:30pm • Premier tasting, $20, daily 10am-4:30pm • Private group tasting, $25, by appt • cellar tour & tasting, $40, by appt • Vineyard View tasting, $75, by appt • Abacus tasting, $650, by appt • Wine train, $199 ONGOING Tours and Tastings at William Hill Estate Winery napa, 10am-5pm, by appt., www.williamhillestate.com, 707-265-3024 • 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) www.raymondvineyards.com, 800-525-2659x620 ONGOING Tours & Tastings at Andretti Winery napa, www.andrettiwinery.com, 877-386-5070x227 • individual tastings, $15 • Private Winery tour & tasting, $20/person by appointment • Vineyard tours, $20/person by appointment ONGOING Tasting at Grgich Hills Estate rutherford, 9:30am-4:30pm, tours at 11am & 2pm, $10 Wine library tasting/$30, Barrel tasting on most fridays 2-4pm www.grgich.com, 707-963-2784 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 Educational Tours & Wine Tasting at Castello di Amorosa calistoga, www.castellodiamorosa.com, rSVP, 707-967-6272 • 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 Tastings at St. Supéry rutherford, www.stsupery.com, 800-231-6116 • Vineyard to glass, Saturdays, 2pm, $50 • St Supéry historical tasting, Sundays, 2pm, $50 • cellar tour, fridays, 2pm, $50 • Dollarhide library tasting, daily, $25 • Élu library tasting, daily, $25 ONGOING Wine Tasting Experiences at Benessere Vineyards St. helena, www.benesserevineyards.com, by appt 707-963-5853x105 • 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 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.josephphelps.com • insignia Blending • Wine Aroma challenge • Single Vineyard cabernets • napa Valley rocks • Barrel seminar ONGOING Tours & Tasting at Black Stallion Winery napa, 10am-5pm, www.blackstallionwinery.com, 707-253-1400 • regular tasting, $10 • reserve tasting, $35, Sat-Sun Artisan cheese additional $7.50/person ONGOING Tours & Tastings at Clos du Val napa, daily 10am-5pm, www.closduval.com, 800-993-9463 • 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 SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS Cooking Demonstrations at The DeBaun Theatre St. helena, culinary institute of America at greystone, 1:30-2:30pm, $20 With a sample of the recipe and their greystone wine wsgr@culinary.edu, www.ciachef.edu, 707-967-2320 ONGOING Visitor Programs at Robert Mondavi Winery for details, www.robertmondavi.com, 888-rMonDAVi x2 • 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, www.bourassavineyards.com, 800-499-2366 ONGOING Tastings at Silverado Vineyards napa, www.silveradovineyards.com, 707-259-6611, 800-997-1770x611 • 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 THIRD SATURDAY OF THE MONTH Bacchus That Rascal clos Pegase, calistoga, free, 2pm, Multi-media presentation “history of Wine“ www.clospegase.com, 707-942-4981 ONGOING SATURDAYS Napa Riverwalk with Historian George Webber 2 hour tour with tales & lore of old town napa, 10am, $20, 707-251-8500 SECOND SUNDAYS Second Sunday Supper Club AViA napa, napa, 5:30-7pm, $110 www.aviahotels.com, 707-224-3900 ONGOING Napa Valley Opera House 1030 Main Street, napa, www.nvoh.org, 707-226-7372 • May 19: napa regional Dance • May 22: Marc Yaffee • May 23: James farm • May 25: tommy castro • May 27: Joan osborne • May 29: tuesday night flicks, laura ONGOING Wine Tasting at Back Room Wines napa, 5-9pm, www.backroomwines.com, 707-226-1378 • May 17: les heritiers du comte lafon grand tasting • May 18: Spain vs. california • May 24: chateauneuf de Pape tasting • May 25: Springtime rosé Wines • May 31: Pinot noir fan club of napa Valley ONGOING di Rosa napa, www.dirosapreserve.org, 707-226-5991 • ongoing until June 10: hung liu, new Work • May 19: Spring nature hike • June 9: Spring nature hike • June 16: opening reception, entering the Wild

UPCOMING
• 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 • June 8: Vintner’s lunch, Judd’s hill • June 14: Sip & Supper Winemaker Dinner

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ONGOING Live at Uptown Theatre napa, www.uptowntheatrenapa.com, 707-259-0123 • May 20: Jeff campitelli, Peppino D’Agostino, VoenA & friends • May 29: hugh laurie ONGOING FRIDAYS Bubbles Bar at 1313 Main napa, 9pm-12am, www.1313main.com, 707-258-1313 ONGOING Friday Night Winemaker Events JV Wine & Spirits, napa, 5-7pm, $2, www.jvwine.com, 707-253-2624 ONGOING FRIDAYS-SUNDAYS Barrel Tasting at Charles Krug Winery St. helena, 2-4:30pm, $15 www.charleskrug.com, 707-967-2297 ONGOING Tasting Events at Wineries of Napa Valley napa town center, napa, check website for times & prices www.napavintages.com, 707-253-9450 ONGOING WEDNESDAYS Winemaker Wednesdays at 1313 Main napa, 6-8pm, www.1313main.com, 707-258-1313 ONGOING THROUGH JUNE 9 Artist Show for Spring 2012 gallery 1870, Yountville, 2-5pm www.gallery1870.com, 800-322-1870 • May 19: gail chandler • May 26: rainey olson • June 2: imre Buvary • June 9: Kay geis & tetiana Yukhimets MAY 17 Mini Movie Marathon: Oscar-Winning Short Films napa Valley Museum, Yountville www.napavalleymuseum.org, 707-944-0500 MAY 19 Lobster Feed at Artesa napa, 6:30pm, $95, club Member event www.artesawinery.com, 877-224-8309 MAY 19 Spring Celebration Dinner at Etude napa, 5:30-9pm, $140/member, $155 www.etudewines.com, rSVP, 707-299-3064 MAY 19 I Block Release Party & Lobster Feed robert Mondavi Winery, oakville, 6:30-10pm, $100, $80/members rSVPwww.robertmondavi.com, 888-766-6328 MAY 19-20 12th Annual Rummage Sale grace episcopal church, St. helena, 9am-5pm, 415-516-0365 MAY 20 Beaulieu Birthday Party rutherford, www.bvwines.com, 800-373-5896 MAY 25 Sunsets on the Silverado Bench at William Hill Estate Winery napa, 5:30pm-sunset, rSVP required www.williamhillestate.com, 888-909-9463 MAY 25 Andretti Winery Celebrates Wine & Cuisine with Dinner Join chef chiara lacoviello in the courtyard, napa, $95, 7pm www.andrettiwinery.com, rSVP, 888-460-8463x229 MAY 26 Andretti Winery Celebrates Wine & Cuisine with Lunch Join chef chiara lacoviello in the courtyard, napa, $70, 12pm www.andrettiwinery.com, rSVP, 888-460-8463x229 MAY 26 Spring Oyster Bar & BBQ at Sequoia Grove napa, www.sequoiagrove.com, 800-851-7841 MAY 26 Cooking Class with Chef Jordan Mackey cedar gables inn, napa, 4-8pm, $160 www.cedargablesinn.com, 707-224-7969 MAY 26-27 Memorial Day Passport Weekend Beringer Vineyards, St. clement Vineyards, Stags’ leap Winery, etude & chateau St. Jean Winery 11am-4pm, www.stclement..com, 877-847-0058 MAY 27 Les Violettes Concert at Grgich Hills Estate rutherford, www.grgich.com, 800-532-3057 MAY 27 Cheese Festival at Grgich Hills Estate rutherford, www.grgich.com, 800-532-3057 MAY 31 – JUNE 3 Auction Napa Valley 2012 – The American Wine Classic A variety of events in napa Valley! www.napavintners.com JUNE 2 Take A Chance on Miniatures Closing Reception napa Valley Museum, napa, 4-6pm www.napavalleymuseum.org, 707-944-0500 JUNE 3 Wine Club Pick Up Party at Grgich Hills Estate rutherford, free/members, $25/guests www.grgich.com, 800-532-3057 JUNE 3 Viader Vertical Tasting Deer Park, 12-4pm, $100, www.viader.com, 707-963-3816 JUNE 9 Wine Club Member Will Call Pickup & Open House at Beringer St. helena, 11am-3pm, www.beringer.com, 707-963-8989x2069 JUNE 9 Andretti Winery Celebrates Wine & Cuisine with Dinner Join chef chiara lacoviello in the courtyard, napa, $95, 7pm www.andrettiwinery.com, rSVP, 888-460-8463x229 JUNE 9 Cooking Class with Chef Malcolm de Sieves cedar gables inn, napa, 4-8pm, $160 www.cedargablesinn.com, 707-224-7969 ONGOING Exclusive Wine & Cheese Tasting at B.R. Cohn Winery glen ellen, 11am & 3pm, $25, $20/members www.brcohn.com, 707-931-7924x123 ONGOING Private Wine Tastings at Ferrari-Carano Vineyards and Winery healdsburg – Pick of the Bunch – five wines, 6-8 people, $20-$40pp by appointment, www.ferrari-carano.com, 707-433-6700 • 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 FRIDAYS, SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS Taste with the Count at Buena Vista A 45-minute tour and wine tasting, 11am & 12:30pm, $20 A 90-minute “taste with the count” with reserve Buena Vista wines in “the count’s lair” by the count. 2pm, $45, rSVP, 800-926-1266 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 www.ferrari-carano.com, 707-433-6700 ONGOING Free Guided Winery Tour at Ferrari-Carano Vineyards and Winery healdsburg – Monday-Saturday, 10am, by appointment www.ferrari-carano.com, 707-433-6700 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, www.ferrari-carano.com, 707-433-6700 ONGOING Terroir & History Tour at Chateau St. Jean Kenwood, A visit to chateau St. Jean lifts all of your senses. complimentary, 11am-2pm, www.chateaustjean.com, 707-833-4134 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, www.mayofamilywinery.com, 707-833-5504 ONGOING Wine Experiences at Chateau St. Jean Kenwood, ten person minimum, 2 hours, $50, by appointment www.chateaustjean.com, 707-833-4134x5258 • 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 • charcuterie, daily 11am-4pm, $25/$20 club members • Wine & food Pairing, $35/$28 club members ONGOING Guided Winery Tours at Gloria Ferrer Sonoma, 11am, 1 & 3pm, $10, www.gloriaferrer.com, 707-996-7256 ONGOING Wine & Food Pairing at Kendall-Jackson fulton, Special reserve food & wine tasting, 10am-4pm, $25 www.kj.com, 707-571-7500 ONGOING SUNDAYS Sunday Brunch at the Centre du Vin ledson hotel, Sonoma, 9am-1pm, www.ledsonhotel.com, 707-996-9779 ONGOING WEEKENDS Wine & Chocolate Pairings at Fritz Winery cloverdale, 10:30am-4:30pm, $5 tasting fee covers the pairing www.fritzwinery.com, 707-894-3389

SONOMA COUNTY
ONGOING Live Music at Centre du Vin ledson hotel, Sonoma www.ledsonhotel.com, 707-996-9779 • May 19: nicky De Paola & Dan Daniels "the Maestro" • May 26: Jonathan Poretz ONGOING Private Tastings at Viansa www.viansa.com, 800-995-7470 • italian Wine & cheese Pairing,10:30am, 12:30pm, 3pm by appointment, $10/members, $25 • reserve Wine & food Pairing, 10:30am, 12:30pm, 3pm by appointment free/members, $45 ONGOING Reserve Wine & Food Pairing Private Tasting at Viansa Sonoma, 10:30am, 12:30pm, 3pm by appointment www.viansa.com, 800-995-7470, free/members, $45 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 www.brcohn.com, 707-931-7924x123

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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, ashtonwines.com, rSVP, 707-935-3456 ONGOING THURSDAYS Thirsty Thursdays at Anaba Sonoma – enjoy complimentary cheese & crackers to pair with your wine tasting. 4-5:30pm, www.anabawines.com, 707-996-4188 ONGOING THURSDAY – SUNDAY Unique Food & Wine Pairings at HKG Tasting Room glen ellen, 12-6pm, www.hopkilnwinery.com, 707-938-7622 ONGOING WEDNESDAY-SATURDAY Live Music at Cellars of Sonoma Santa rosa, 7:30-10:30pm, www.cellarsofsonoma.com, 707-578-1826 • Wed: ricky Allan ray • thur: Dustin Saylor • fri: John Pita • Sat: robert herrera & Billy Kingsborough (they alternate every other Saturday) SECOND THURSDAY OF THE MONTH Comedy Night at Cellars of Sonoma Santa rosa, 8:15-9pm, www.cellarsofsonoma.com, 707-578-1826 ONGOING Moondance Cellars & Orchard Station Wines glen ellen, Paired with Wine country chocolates truffle tastes, $10 www.moondancecellars.com, 707-938-7550 ONGOING THURSDAY-SATURDAY Michel-Schlumberger Winery Green Tour healdsburg, 10:30am, $25, www.michelschlumberger.com, 800-447-3060 ONGOING MONDAY-SATURDAY Robert Young Estate Winery Vineyard Tours & Tasting in a Remodeled Grape Gondola geyserville, 11:30am, $10, box lunch provided for $20 www.ryew.com, 707-431-4811 ONGOING FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS ‘Come Crush With Us’ at Icaria Creek Winery Winemaker Jeff Smith leads a tasting of bottled & barreled wines www.icariawinery.com, rSVP, 707-486-9623 EVERY WEDNESDAY & SATURDAY Santa Rosa Original Farmers’ Market Santa rosa Veteran’s Building parking lot, 8:30am-noon, 707-522-8629 SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS THROUGH SUMMER Art, Food & Wine Experience Sip Artist Series collection paired with savory appetizers. Kenwood Vineyards, Kenwood, 2pm, $30, $25/members www.kenwoodvineyards.com, 707-282-4228 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 www.petronivineyards.com, 707-935-8311 ONGOING Cooking Classes at Ramekins Culinary School 450 West Spain St, Sonoma, check website for schedule. www.ramekins.com, 707-933-0450 ONGOING Wells Fargo Center for the Arts Santa rosa, wellsfargocenterarts.org, 707-546-3600 • May 18: Portland cello Project • May 19: Sing out for SeVA • May 19-20: roustabout’s fAMe • May 20: Jack hanna’s into the Wild! • May 20: Jack hanna’s into the Wild! • May 26-27: george lopez ONGOING Spreckels Performing Arts Center rohnert Park, 707-588-3400, www.spreckelsonline.com, 707-588-3400 • May 18-20: legally Blonde, the Musical • May 26: Marin Dance theater

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS | WINE COUNTRY THIS WEEK
ONGOING Live Shows at Hopmonk Tavern Sebastopol, www.hopmonk.com, 707-829-7300 • May 17: non Stop Bhangra • May 18-19: cosmik casbah ONGOING THURSDAYS Winemaker Thursday Series at Big Bottom Market guerneville, 6-8pm, www.bigbottommarket.com, 707-604-7295 ONGOING FRIDAYS Music at Vino di Amore Tasting Lounge cloverdale, 7-9pm, www.vinodiamore.com, 707-894-6166 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, 707-938-900 ONGOING THROUGH JUNE 4 The Wall Show – Wall Hung Works by 8 Sculptors A new leaf gallery, cornerstone, Sonoma www.scupturesite.com, 707-933-1300 ONGOING THROUGH JUNE 30 1st Annual Clay & Glass Show healdsburg center for the Arts, healdsburg www.healdsburgcetnerforthearts.com, 707-433-2743 TUESDAYS THROUGH OCTOBER Tuesday Night Farmers’ Market Sonoma Plaza, Sonoma, 5:30pm-dusk www.vomcfm.com, 707-694-3611 SUNDAYS THROUGH DECEMBER Farmers’ Market town green, Windsor, 11am-3pm www.windsorfarmersmarket.com, 707-838-1320 FRIDAYS IN MAY Music at Vino di Amore Tasting Lounge cloverdale, 7-9:30pm www.vinodiamore.com, 707-894-6166 WEDNESDAYS THROUGH OCTOBER 17 Wines & Sunsets in Paradise Paradise ridge Winery, Santa rosa, 6pm www.prwinery.com, 707-528-9463 MAY 17 Songwriters in Sonoma at Meadowcroft Wines featuring garrin Benfield, Arann harris of the farm Band & Ali Weiss Sonoma, 7pm, $10, www.meadowcroftfamilyofwines.com, 707-934-4090 MAY 18 Salute to American Graffiti Cruise In Plaza north, Petaluma, 4-8pm www.theplazanorth/com/salute-to-american-graffiti/ MAY 18 The Chairman’s Dinner Marin Sonoma Concours d’Elegance ram’s gate Winery, Sonoma, 6:30-10pm, $250 www.marinsonomaconcours.org MAY 18 Blues at the Rock featuring Eyewitness Blues Band canine companions for independence, Soda rock Winery, healdsburg, $50 www.cci.org/bluesattherock, 707-577-1777 MAY 19 St. Francis Bacon Winery Dinner Santa rosa, 6:30-9:30pm, $125, $99/members www.stfranciswinery.com, 888-675-Wine, rSVP MAY 19 KJZY Happy Hour & Food Truck Round Up at St. Francis Winery Santa rosa, 5-7pm, www.stfranciswinery.com, 888-675-Wine MAY 19 Pendulum Club Spring Fling at Cline Cellars Sonoma, 11am-4pm, www.clinecellars.com, 707-940-4026 MAY 19 Alderbrook Vineyards Zin Blending Party & Lobster Feed Wine club Member event healdsburg, 10am-noon, $90/members, $100/guests www.alderbrook.com, 707-433-5987x4210 MAY 19 Winemaker Dinner at Arrowood Vineyards 2007 Arrowood cabernet Sauvignon, réserve Spéciale glen ellen, 6:30pm, $115, $95/members www.arrowoodwinery.com, 707-935-2633 MAY 19 14th Annual Guys Can Cook, Too! A Wine & Food Extravaganza SrJc Dutton Agricultural Pavilion, Shone farm, forestville 5-9pm, $60/adv, $70/door, www.guyscancooktoo.com MAY 19 Orchard Walk & Mill Tour Mcevoy ranch, Petaluma, 10am-noon, $30 www.mcevoyranch.com MAY 19 A Day in the Loire/New Release Reception Dry creek Vineyard, healdsburg, 12-4pm, $20/members, $25 www.drycreekvineyard.com, 800-864-9463x123 MAY 19 Wet Paint Gala Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, Sonoma, 8am-5pm www.svma.org, 707-938-7862 MAY 19 Spring Farm-to-Table Dinner Quivira Vineyard & Winery, healdsburg, 4-8pm, $125, $105/members www.quivirawine.com, 707-431-8354x224 MAY 19 118th Annual Luther Burbank Rose Parade Downtown Santa rosa, 10am-12pm www.roseparadefestival.com, 707-523-3728 MAY 19 Dueling Vintners Croquet Tournament Make-A-Wish greater Bay Area Sonoma-cutrer Vineyards, Windsor www.sf.wish.org, 415-982-9474 MAY 19 Petaluma’s Salute to American Graffiti Downtown Petaluma, www.americangraffiti.net MAY 19-20 Taste Alexander Valley Visit over 30 Alexander Valley wineries! 11am-4pm www.tastealexandervalley.org, 888-AV-WineS MAY 19-20 Sonoma Valley Reserve: Tour the Hidden Gems of Sonoma Valley Participating wineries throughout Sonoma Valley 9:30am-5pm, www.sonomavalleywine.com MAY 19-20 Container Opening at Sonoma Country Antiques Sip a glass of wine from the Bounty hunter! Sonoma, 10am-5:30pm www.sonomacountryantiques.com, 707-938-8315 MAY 19-20 Petaluma River Cruise Petaluma turning Basin, Petaluma www.dolphincharters.com, 510-527-9622 MAY 20 Dutcher Crossing Wine Club Release Party healdsburg, 11am-4pm, www.dutchercrossingwinery.com, 707-431-2700x208 MAY 20 B.R.Cohn Winery Classic Car Cruise-In View classic cars & enjoy wine & gourmet goodies! glen ellen, 11am-4pm, free, www.brcohn.com, 800-330-4064 MAY 20 Tasting in the Dark francis ford coppola Winery, geyserville, rSVP required www.franciscoppolaWinery.com, 707-857-1471 MAY 20 Original Nationwide Tour of Gowns Charity Dress Dash Wedding Gown Sale Brides™ Against Breast cancer hyatt Vineyard creek hotel & Spa, Santa rosa www.bridesabc.org, 877-721-4673 MAY 20 – APRIL 8 The Spirit of Man Sculpture Exhibit Paradise ridge Winery, Santa rosa, www.prwinery.com, 707-528-9463 MAY 25 Winemaker Dinner at Balletto Vineyards Brasserie at hyatt Vineyard creek, Santa rosa, $69 www.ballettovineyards.com, 707-588-2455 MAY 25 Music Series at deLorimier Winery geyserville, 6-8pm, $5/members, $10 www.delorimierwinery.com, 707-857-2000 MAY 26 Tuscany in the Vineyard at Jacuzzi Sonoma, 11am-3pm, $35/member, $40/guest www.jacuzziwines.com, 707-931-7575 MAY 26 Complimentary Concert Series landmark Vineyards, Kenwood, 1-4pm www.landmarkwine.com, 707-833-0053 MAY 26-27 Memorial Day Weekend Open House at Chateau St. Jean Kenwood, 10am-5pm, www.chateaustjean.com, 800-543-7572 MAY 26-27 Memorial Day Passport Weekend Beringer Vineyards, St. clement Vineyards, Stags’ leap Winery, etude & chateau St. Jean Winery, 11am-4pm www.stclement.com, 877-847-0058 MAY 27 Chardonnay & Croquet Sonoma-cutrer, Windsor, 11am-2pm, $35, $25/members www.sonomacutrer.com, rSVP, 707-237-3489 SATURDAYS IN JUNE Music at Vino di Amore Tasting Lounge cloverdale, 7-9:30pm, www.vinodiamore.com, 707-894-6166 JUNE 1, 22 Finally Friday Music Series at Wilson Winery healdsburg, 6-8pm, www.wilsonwinery.com, 707-433-4355 JUNE 2 3rd Annual Huichica Music Festival gundlach Bundschu Winery, Sonoma www.gunbun.com, 707-938-5277 JUNE 2 Murder by Pinot – A Dinner to Die For! Murder Mystery dinner by gibson house Performers Sonoma-cutrer Vineyards, Windsor, 5:30-9:30pm, $95, $80/members www.sonomacutrer.com, rSVP, 707-237-3466 JUNE 2-3 Sonoma Historic Motorsports Festival infineon raceway, Sonoma, www.infineonraceway.com, 800-870-7223 JUNE 2-30 (THURSDAYS-MONDAYS) Our River, Our Ocean Quercia gallery, Duncans Mills, 11am-5pm www.Quercia-gallery.com, 707-965-0243 JUNE 3 Hit the Road Jack Sonoma Plaza, Sonoma, www.hittheroadjack.org JUNE 3 Cheesemaking & Cheese Tasting Class with Sheana Davis crème de ricotta & Paneer & grilled Summers cheeses Sonoma Valley inn, Sonoma, 1-3pm, $45 www.theepicureanconnection.com, 707-935-7960 JUNE 3 2nd Annual Art of Eating: Women Who Changed the Way We Eat Bouverie Preserve, glen ellen, 1-4:30pm, $125 www.egret.org, 415-868-9244 JUNE 4, 6 Vintage Film Series: An American in Paris (1951) Sebastiani theatre, Sonoma, $8 www.sebastianitheatre.com, 707-540-6119 JUNE 8 – SEPTEMBER 9 Chester Arnold: Trees Exhibit Sonoma county Museum, Santa rosa www.sonomacountymuseum.org, 707-579-1500

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JUNE 8 – SEPTEMBER 9 Santa Rosa’s Chinatown Exhibit Sonoma county Museum, Santa rosa www.sonomacountymuseum.org, 707-579-1500 JUNE 9 Winemaker Vineyard Picnic at Mazzocco Winery healdsburg, $75, www.mazzocco.com, 800-501-8466 JUNE 9 Viansa’s Wine & Food Lecture Series: Tuscany Sonoma, 1-3pm, $50, $40/members, www.viansa.com, 707-935-4726 JUNE 9 Passport to Pinot Dutton-goldfield Winery, Sebastopol, 10am-4:30pm www.duttongoldfield.com, 707-827-3600 JUNE 10 Hog Island Oysters & Chardonnay freestone Vineyards, freestone www.freestonevineyards.com, 707-874-1010 MAY 26 A Taste of Chocolate, Wine & Ale Mendocino Art center, Mendocino, 1-4pm www.mendocinomusic.com, 707-937-4041 MAY 27 Memorial Day Parade & Barbeque russell rustici Park, lower lake, 11am-4pm, 707-995-2515 JUNE 1-3 7th Annual Mendocino Film Festival Various events in Mendocino www.mendocinofilmfestival.com, 707-937-0171 JUNE 9 4th Annual Sculpture Gallery Opening Mendocino coast Botanical gardens, fort Bragg www.gardenbythesea.org, 707-964-4352

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY
ONGOING Tastings at Prima Walnut creek, www.primivini.com, 925-735-7780 fri: 5:30-7pm, $20, $10/members Sat: 3-5pm, $20, $10/members MAY 16 14th Annual Rock & Roll Recital Village theatre, Danville, 7pm www.villagetheatreshows.com, 925-314-3400 MAY 18 Flavors of the Vineyard – Fine Wine & Gourmet Food Tasting & Auction Brentwood Union School District education foundation hannah nicole Vineyard, Brentwood www.hnvwines.com, 925-476-8641 MAY 24 Wine Pairing Dinner: Brentwood’s Spring Bounty hannah nicole Vineyards, Brentwood, www.hnvwines.com, 925-240-2463

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 May 31: film, the Story of robin hood and his Merrie Men • May 19: Voice-over, Basic Acting & character Development • May 19: the Disney treatment, Walt’s Versions of classic Stories • May 25-27: look closer, the Work of heinrich Kley: Bizarre, imaginative & inspirational • May 26: teen Animation 1.0 ONGOING Seasons Swirl four Seasons hotel, San francisco, 5:30-7:30pm www.fourseasons.com/sanfrancisco, 415-633-3838 ONGOING THROUGH JUNE 3 Arthur Tress: San Francisco 1964 de Young Museum, San francisco www.famsf.org, 415-750-3531 ONGOING THROUGH JUNE 17 The Cult of Beauty: The Victorian Avant-Garde legion of honor, San francisco www.famsf.org, 415-750-3531 ONGOING THROUGH JUNE 17 Children’s Books from the Victorian Era legion of honor, San francisco www.famsf.org, 415-750-3531 ONGOING THROUGH AUGUST 9 The Fashion Word of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk de Young Museum, San francisco www.famsf.org, 415-750-3531 MAY 19 7th Annual Uncorked! Wine Festival ghirardelli Square, San francisco www.ghirardellisq.com, 415-775-5500 MAY 26-27 Treasure Island Flea one Avenue of the Palms, treasure island, San francisco, 9am-4pm www.treasureislandflea.com, 415-898-0245 JUNE 9 TAPAS Grand Wine Tasting fort Mason Pavilion, San francisco $65/door, $45/advance, www.tapasociety.org JUNE 11 Taste of Mendocino 2012 terra, San francisco, 5-7pm, www.tasteofmendo.com, 707-468-9886

LAKE/MENDOCINO
EVERY SECOND SATURDAY Food & Wine Pairings Mcnab ridge tasting room, hopland, www.mcnabridge.com, 707-744-1986 ONGOING Skunk Train fort Bragg, www.skunktrain.com, 866-457-5865 • June 10: Photographers’ Special ONGOING FRIDAYS Tuscan Village Music Art Series terrill cellars, lower lake, 6-9pm, www.terrillcellars.com, 707-994-3354 3RD SATURDAY OF THE MONTH Windows to the Universe taylor observatory, Kelseyville, 8-11pm www.taylorobservatory.org, 707-262-4121 TUESDAYS THROUGH JUNE 19 Spring Wine Education & Appreciation Class Parducci Wine cellars, Ukiah, 6:30-8:30pm www.parducci.com, 707-463-2843 MAY 18-20 15th Annual Pinot Noir Festival Anderson Valley Winegrowers Various events & locations in Anderson Valley www.avwines.com, 707-895-Wine MAY 18-20 29th Annual Catfish Derby clearlake oaks fire Station, clearlake oaks www.clearlakeoaks.org, 707-998-3795 MAY 19 A Cappella by the Sea: Concert & Master Class for A Cappella Maniacs gloriana Musical theatre, $10, 7:30pm little river inn, little river, www.gloriana.org, 707-964-7469 MAY 19-20 Atmospheric Landscapes Class with Patricia Osborne gualala Arts, gualala, 9:30am-4:30pm www.patriciaosborne.com, 707-884-1138 MAY 19-20 Lake County Passion Play Beltramo ranch, lakeport, 4pm www.lakecountypassionplay.org, 707-279-0349 MAY 25-28 Vintage Quilt Exhibit Attic of Mendocino, Mendocino, 707-937-2360 MAY 26 Evening with Chris Hillmans & Herb Pedersen Benefit for the Mendocino coast hospital foundation fort Bragg Senior center, fort Bragg, 8pm www.winesong.org, 707-961-4909 MAY 26 Memorial Day Parade & Celebration Main Street, lakeport, 11am www.lakecochamber.com, 707-263-5092

LIVERMORE
ONGOING Bankhead Theatre livermore Valley Performing Arts center, livermore www.livermoreperformingarts.org, 925-373-6800 • May 17: Pure Prairie league • May 19: robert gruca, guitar • May 20: chanticleer “love Story” ONGOING Wine Cave Tasting Experience Wente Vineyards, livermore, 4pm Sat/Sun, $10, $5/wine club members rSVP, www.wentevineyards.com/caves, 925-456-2405 ONGOING THURSDAY - SUNDAY Wine & Cheese Pairing la rochelle Winery, livermore, 12-4:30pm www.lrWine.com, 925-243-6442 MAY 18 Quarterly Wine Club Release Party at McGrail Vineyards livermore, 6-8pm, www.mcgrailvineyards.com, 925-373-6214 MAY 18 Mansion Winetaster Dinner elliston Vineyards, Sunol, 6:30-9:30pm, $75, www.elliston.com, 925-862-2377 MAY 18 Spring Winemaker Dinner terra Mia restaurant, livermore, 7pm, www.occasiowinery.com, 925-371-1987 MAY 19 Music in the Vines & Release Party at McGrail Vineyards livermore, 12-4:30pm, www.mcgrailvineyards.com, 925-373-6214 MAY 19 Tempranillo Release Party los Positas Vineyards, livermore, 12-5pm www.laspositasvineyards.com, 925-449-9463 MAY 19 Vineyard Tour & Tasting with Co-founder Sergio Traverso Murrieta’s Well, livermore, 1-3pm www.murrietaswell.com, 925-456-2390 MAY 23 Yoga & Wine Series Wente Vineyards, livermore, 5-7pm, $35/adv, $40/door, $30/members www.wentevineyards.com, 925-456-2405 MAY 25 Ruby Friday ruby hill Winery, Pleasanton, 6:30-9pm, $10 www.rubyhillwinery.net, 925-931-Wine MAY 26-28 Spring Fling & Annual Whites Sale fenestra Winery, livermore, 12-5pm www.fenestrawnery.com, 925-447-5246 MAY 26-28 Spring Open House thomas coyne Winery, livermore, 12-5pm www.thomascoynewinery.com, 925-373-6541

MARIN COUNTY
ONGOING Marin Center in San Rafael www.co.marin.ca.us, 415-499-6800 • May 19: Dance with Sherry Studio’s crazy little thing called love • May 20: Marin Sonoma concours d’elegance • May 26: love2Dance Spring Performance, let’s get loud • May 28: Memorial Day Services

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MAY 26-28 Born to Rhone concannon Vineyard, livermore, www.concannonvineyard.com, 800-258-9866 MAY 27 Spring Antiques & Collectibles Street Faire & Antique Faire Main Street, Downtown Pleasanton, 8am-4pm www.pleasantondowntown.net, 650-242-1294 MAY 29 40th Annual Art in the Vineyard Wente Vineyards, livermore, 11am-5pm www.wentevineyards.com, 925-456-2405 JUNE 1 Concert in the Park Pleasanton Downtown Association, lions Wayside Park, Pleasanton, 7-8:30pm www.pleasantondowntown.net, 925-484-2199 JUNE 2 Fleeces, Food & Fun retzlaff Winery, livermore, 10am-4pm, $5 www.retzlaffwinery.com, 925-447-8941 JUNE 6 1st Wednesday Street Party Downtown Pleasanton, www.pleasantondowntown.net, 925-484-2199 JUNE 9, 16 4th Annual Lobster Feed at McGrail Vineyards livermore, 5:30-9:30pm, $130, $115/members www.mcgrailvineyards.com, rSVP, 925-215-0717 JUNE 9 Barbera Festival los Positas Vineyards, livermore, 11am-4pm, $40 www.laspositasvineyards.com, 925-449-9463 MAY 19-20 Castroville Artichoke Festival castroville, www.artichoke-festival.org, 831-633-2465 MAY 26-27 20th Annual Santa Cruz Blues Festival Aptos Village Park, Aptos, www.santacruzbluesfestival.com MAY 28 Memorial Day Ceremony Devendorf Park, carmel, 11am, www.ci.carmel.ca.us, 831-625-9941 JUNE 1 Wine, Art & Music Walk Pacific grove, 6-9pm, www.pacificgrove.org, 831-373-3304 JUNE 2-3, 16-17 Santa Cruz Beach Soccer Championships Santa cruz Beach Boardwalk, Santa cruz www.beachboardwalk.com, 831-423-5590 JUNE 3 9th Annual Cannery Row Block Party Monterey, 11am-5pm, www.canneryrow.com JUNE 8 Girls Night Out fortino Winery, gilroy, 7-9:30pm, $15/member, $25 www.fortinowinery.com, 408-842-3305 JUNE 8-9 36th Annual Monterey Wine Festival custom house Plaza, Monterey, www.montereywine.com

CENTRAL CALIFORNIA
ONGOING Sierra Railroad oakdale, www.sierrarailroad.com, 209-848-2100 • May 15: Murder Mystery Dinner • May 16: Saturday night Dinner • May 23: Scenic lunch • May 26: Murder Mystery Dinner MAY 19 Zinfest Wine Festival lodi lake Park, lodi, 12-5pm www.zinfest.com, 209-365-0621 JUNE 2 Raley’s Grape Escape cesar chavez Park, Sacramento, 4-7pm, $40/adv, $50 www.raleysgrapeescape.com, 800-292-2334

SACRAMENTO VALLEY
ONGOING Sacramento River Train www.sacramentorivertrain.com, 800-866-1690 • June 9: Sunset Dinner & Music • June 10: Sunday Brunch • June 16, 30: great train robbery ONGOING Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts U.c. Davis, www.mondaviarts.org, 866-754-ArtS • May 16-19: Supergenerous • May 20: Uc Davis Symphony orchestra, family concert • May 23: Uc Davis concert Band • May 30: Uc Davis Jazz Bands • May 31: chuck Young

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 MAY18 Joe Sharino & Chardonnay Under the Stars guglielmo Winery, Morgan hill, 5-10pm, 430, $26/members www.guglielmowinery.com, 408-779-2145 MAY 19 Cork Equity #36 at Guglielmo Winery Bottle your own red wine! Morgan hill www.guglielmowinery.com, 408-779-2145

SANTA CLARA, SANTA CRUZ www.retzlaffwinery.com, 925-447-8941 & MONTEREY COUNTIES
ONGOING Sunset Cultural Center-Carmel carmel, www.sunsetcenter.com, 831-620-2048 • May 18: Jae-in Shin, violin • May 19: 2012 Vocal competition finals & Winners concert ONGOING Live Music at KRML Radio the eastwood Building, carmel, www.krmlradio.com, 831-624-6432 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 www.ranchocellars.com, 831-625-5646 EVERY WEDNESDAY Wine Down Wednesdays fortino Winery, gilroy, 5-8pm, free, www.fortinowinery.com, 408-842-3305 ONGOING THURSDAYS Exploring Wine learn more about wine & wine appreciation, taste local wines too! carmel ridge Winery, cannery row, Monterey, 4-6pm, $40 www.carmelridge.com, 831-324-0035 MAY 17-20 Carmel Art Festival & Sculpture in the Park Devendorf Park, carmel-by-the-Sea, free www.carmelartfestival.org, 831-642-2503 MAY 19 Gilroy Art & Wine Stroll Downtown gilroy, 2-6pm, $25/adv, $35 www.downtowngilroy.com, 408-842-3305

SOLANO COUNTY
SUISUN VALLEY
ONGOING SATURDAYS $5 Wines by the Glass Winterhawk Winery, fairfield – Wine & complimentary pizza 1-6pm live music 2-5pm, www.winterhawkwinery.com, 707-428-6977 THURSDAY NIGHTS Date Night at Mankas Tapa Bar & Steakhouse fairfield, $49/couple for a 3 course dinner www.mankassteakhouse.com, 707-425-3207 SUNDAY NIGHTS Grand Master Tasting at Mankas Tapa Bar & Steakhouse fairfield, $29/ dinner & tasting www.mankassteakhouse.com, 707-425-3207 JUNE 2-3 Art on the Vine Wooden Valley Winery, Suisun Valley, 11am-5pm www.woodenvalley.com, 707-864-0730

SANTA CRUZ MOUNTAINS
ONGOING Thursday Night Music Series Bargetto Winery, Soquel, enjoy music, food & Bargetto wine! 6-8pm www.bargetto.com, 831-475-2258x11 ONGOING The Mountain Winery Concert Series Saratoga, 408-741-2822, www.mountainwinery.com • May 25: Alison Krauss & Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas • June 8: creedence clearwater revisited/three Dog night • June 16: reinventing radio: An evening with ira glass MAY 19 3rd Annual Spring Wine Walk los gatos, 1:30-5:30pm, $40/adv, $50 www.losgatoschamber.com, 408-354-9300 MAY 20 Santa Cruz Mountains Wine Express Santa cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association roaring camp railroad, felton, $55/adv, $65/door www.scmwa.com, 831-685-8463 MAY 26-28 31st Annual Civil War Battles & Encampment roaring camp railroad, felton, www.roaringcamp.com, 831-335-4484 THURSDAYS MAY 31 – AUGUST 30 Time for Wine clos la chance Winery, San Martin, 5:30-9:30pm, www.clos.com, 408-686-1050 JUNE 2-3 Vintners’ Festival 2012 Santa cruz Mountains Winegrowers eastern Side of the Santa cruz Mountains www.scmwa.com, 831-685-Vine (8463) JUNE 2-3 Redwood Mountain Faire roaring camp railroad, felton, www.roaringcamp.com, 831-335-4484 JUNE 9-10 Vintners’ Festival 2012 Santa cruz Mountains Winegrowers Western Side of the Santa cruz Mountains www.scmwa.com, 831-685-Vine (8463)

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MERRYVALE VINEYARDS
Lots of Possibilities at the Very Merry Winery!
BY JoSh Stein

MERRYVALE VINEYARDS 1000 Main Street, St. helena, cA 94574 (707) 963-7777 | www.merryvale.com follow Merryvale on facebook and twitter

Merryvale is unique in several ways. It was the first winery built in the Valley after the repeal of Prohibition (known then as Sunny St. Helena), and it put a shot into the arm of the domestic wine business, letting the country know that Prohibition hadn’t shut anything down in wine country. Equally, most wineries, not just in Napa but throughout the world, tend to be in less-than-easy locations to reach, which makes sense given the necessity of having grapes in locations ideal for them rather than humans and the ability to process those grapes close at hand. However, being in the city grants much easier access, not just to the winery but to the world-reknowned restaurants, shops, and community within easy walking distance. What greets visitors now are beautifully landscaped grounds, a glorious fountain, and a building which proudly shows off how long it’s been around, surrounded by the mid-Valley and its glorious views. The Schlatter family has created a tasting cellar which, befitting its links to Napa’s origins, shows off fir and redwood with lots to look at on the walls as you taste and wander around or sit at a table; the option of cheeses to pair with the wines is available, too, and adds a nice touch. Visitors can also choose private tastings in the Barrel Room, and there are often special events in the Cask Room, which shows off the history of Valley winemaking via two stories of century-old 2,000 gallon aging casks. The wines are produced in different tiers, and as befits a winery with this much pedigree, there are lots of great options. The Prestige wines present two

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cuvees, the Silhouette Chardonnay and the red Bordeaux blend, Profile, each of which is bottled to showcase the best lots from the estate vineyards in each vintage. The Merryvale Signature and SingleVineyard wines are limited production releases of Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot and Pinot Noir, as well as vineyard designated bottles of Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah and Zinfandel, among others. Starmont wines are produced as approachable and food-friendly bottlings of Cabernet, Chardonnay, Merlot and Sauvignon Blanc. For those wanting more to enjoy, there are a number of club options available to allow the experience to continue even when you’ve left the Valley. These include a choice of three or six bottles in each shipment, and the option of reds-only or a mix or reds and whites with each delivery. The Premium Club sends Merryvale and Starmont wines while the Prestige Club gives full access to limited production wines generally available only direct from the winery. For those seeking something even wilder, the Magnum Club offers only largeformat bottlings of Merryvale and Starmont wines. As you can see, while wine is sometimes up on the side of a mountain, it can also be just south of the heart of the Napa Valley. And that can be a very good thing. It makes for good times tasting great wines in a relaxed, welcoming atmosphere. Do yourself a favor and stop in for the very merry times just south of the St. Helena main drag – enjoy!

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Days of Wine and Lavender at Matanzas Creek Winery
Come and Experience this Enchanting World!
BY MonicA l. DAShWooD

Megan Rhodes

MATANZAS CREEK WINERY Days of Wine and lavender will be held at the Matanzas creek Winery. tickets are available now by calling 1-800-668-5887. 6097 Bennett Valley road, Santa rosa, cA 95404 www.facebook.com/matanzascreek | www.twitter.com/matanzascreek www.matanzas.creek.com

Every year, Matanzas Creek Winery attracts wine lovers, near and far to experience the enchanting world of wine and lavender. Their annual festival, Days of Wine and Lavender, takes place on Saturday, June 30th from 12 to 4 p.m., encouraging guests to unwind and relax in their luscious lavender gardens, sipping distinctive award-winning wines, paired with bite-size culinary delights. Matanzas Creek is located off Bennett Valley Road in Santa Rosa, nestled between three mountain peaks in stunning Sonoma County. Guests are welcomed at the entryway with a glass of wine, under beautiful olive branch trees. Stroll the long walkway and feast your eyes on an eclectic blend of blooming lavender gardens, exotic perennials, lush Chardonnay vineyards and native grasses. The Days of Wine and Lavender festival is all inclusive. For $85 general admission and $70 for wine club members, you can taste as many varietal wines as you want and pair them with delicious foods while grooving to a five-piece band. Sit and look out over beautiful Bennett Valley while drinking wine with friends or engage in a culinary demo, smelling and sipping wines with winemaker Marcia Monahan, who will guide you through the various fruit components associated with Sauvignon Blanc. The winery grounds are spacious with plenty of time to roam the area. A trolley will take you around the estate, giving you an educational experience on their balanced wines, fertile harvests and lavender-infused estate honey. The festival offers a number of tasting and pairing stations throughout the property, where you can sample their reputable 2011 Sauvignon Blanc, Sonoma County, newly released 2011 Sauvignon Blanc, Helena Bench as well as their 2008 Chardonnay, Sonoma County. If you’re in the mood for a light and fruity red wine, you will find friendly staff pouring 2006 Pinot Noir, Bennett Valley, 2009 Merlot, Bennett Valley, as well as the 2007 Merlot, Bennett Valley. Venture inside their rustic, yet elegant tasting room to experience Matanzas full bodied, 2008 Journey Red, Sonoma County or their 2008 Journey Chardonnay, Sonoma County with aromas of orange blossoms and ripe melon. There is much to do and see. The Lavender Barn will be open, showcasing their Estate Lavender culinary, lotions, soaps and massage oils. Many vendors will be on sight to tantalize your taste buds by indulging in delicious desserts and local cheeses. This is an event you won’t want to miss! You will be in awe, lost in the enchantment and wonder of nature, fine wines, good food, friends, lavender and laughter.

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Taste Alexander Valley Weekend, May 18-20
Alexander Valley Winegrowers host opening celebration at Lancaster Estate Winery with chefs Josh Silvers, Jeff Mall, Carlo Cavallo, and the music of Steve Lucky & the Rhumba Bums
Taste Alexander Valley, celebrating its 15th year, will be held May 18, 19 and 20 in Sonoma County’s majestic Alexander Valley appellation. More than 30 wineries will open their vineyards, wineries and tasting rooms for guests to enjoy the latest releases of world-class wines from grapes grown in the fertile Alexander Valley. The weekend kicks off with an opening celebration Friday evening, May 18th, at the exclusive Lancaster Estate Winery, which features a 53-acre hillside vineyard at the southernmost tip of Alexander Valley. Running from 5 to 8:30 p.m., the outdoor celebration will feature reserve and library wines from throughout the valley, allowing guests to interact and mingle with local vintners, growers and winemakers. Alexander Valley fine wines will be paired with passed hors d’oeuvres and small plates created by notable local guest chef/owners – Josh Silvers of Jackson’s Bar & Oven and Petite Syrah Bistro, Jeff Mall of Zin Restaurant & Wine Bar, and Carlo Cavallo of Meritage Sonoma. The food and wine repast will be accompanied by the lively blues, swing and jazz sounds of event crowd-pleasers, Steve Lucky & the Rhumba Bums. On Saturday and Sunday, May 19 and 20, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., wineries will host individual parties at sites throughout Alexander Valley. Wineries will create colorful and engaging decorative environments for their TAV guests, often including live music and entertainment to enhance the wine and food offerings. Weekend passes and Opening Celebration tickets are available at www.alexandervalley.org. Passes are $65 in advance and $75 at the door. Tickets for the Opening Celebration are $105 in advance only and may be purchased with a weekend pass for the best value price of $155, with limited availability. This year’s participants are Alexander Valley Vineyards, Arbios, Blue Rock Vineyard, Clos du Bois, deLorimier Winery, Draxton Wines, Field Stone Winery & Vineyard, Francis Ford Coppola Winery, Hanna Winery & Vineyards, Hart’s Desire Wines, Hawkes Wine, Icaria Winery, J. Rickards Winery, Kelley & Young, Medlock Ames, Mercury Wine, Pech Merle Winery, Pendleton Estate, Quaking Hills Winery, Robert Young Estate Winery, Rodney Strong Vineyards, Sapphire Hill Winery, Sausal Winery, Simi Winery, Soda Rock Winery, Starlite Vineyards, Stonestreet Winery, Stryker Sonoma, Stuhlmuller Vineyards, Trione Vineyards & Winery, White Oak Vineyards & Winery and William Gordon Winery.

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THE CORLEY FAMILY’S MONTICELLO VINEYARDS
No matter how long you’ve lived in or visited wine country, it’s still a challenge to visit all the wineries, right? You develop a list of favorites that you must visit every trip and there’s only so much time… That’s why it’s always a thrill to discover a new favorite, or an old favorite, as you will when you drop in at 40-year-veteran Monticello Vineyards on Big Ranch Road in Napa.

A Dream Takes Root MONTICELLO VINEYARDS open daily from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. reserve tasting by advance reservation (707) 253-2802 Wine@corleyfamilynapaValley.com www.corleyfamilynapaValley.com
In 1969, the Stanford-educated Corley was a running successful publicly traded company in Los Angeles, but wanted to trade his three-piece suit for overalls. After all, farming was in his blood. “Every generation of my family for 400 years has been farmers. As a boy, I loved spending time on my grandfather’s farm in southern Illinois. I just always wanted to get back to farming.” At the time, Corley’s friend, a wine shop owner in Los Angeles, was developing a piece of property in Yountville. He invited Corley to come for a visit, and Corley was hooked and he came with the spirit of a pioneer, intent on finding some land to grow his favorite varietals. “I would come up nearly every weekend for nine months to see what was going on here. I would just roam around, get to know people, ask questions. There weren’t many people around, but the ones who were,” as Corley ticks off the names of contemporary Napa Valley pioneers, “were very helpful.” A self-described “Burgundy guy” with a taste for Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, Corley was looking for a place where those varieties would thrive. He found it in an 80-acre prune orchard at the southern end of Napa Valley. He liked the property’s proximity to the cooling

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breezes of the San Pablo Bay, and the fact that it sat next to the Napa River. “I didn’t think of being on Highway 29 to capture visitors, I wanted to be on the river because I knew access to water would be essential.” Once the property was cleaned up, Corley didn’t cut corners planting the vineyard. “We used all of the new technology coming out of Davis. We tested the soil everywhere, and we drilled holes in the ground to see how the water was flowing. Then we planted the vines closer together than most people were doing in those days to stress them.” Jay Corley was a grower only until 1980, when he hired a winemaker and started to produce wine, too. Jay Corley has since passed the reins of the vineyards and winery to three of his sons: Kevin, winegrower and president; Stephen, who oversees marketing and administration; and Chris, the winemaker.

The Next Generation
Things went well enough those first years to make Corley think, “we can do this.” Soon the successful winegrower wanted to build a winery. As a graduate student years earlier, Corley had written a thesis on starting up a winery. He opened his desk drawer, dusted off the old thesis and got started. All seven of Corley’s children helped out at the winery during their high school years. But Corley encouraged them to go off, experience the world outside of the winery where they had grown up, and then come back if they wanted. Kevin Corley, now Winegrower and President, became a successful banker in Los Angeles. Stephen Corley, now the winery’s Director of Sales and Marketing, was a CPA who worked at the accounting firm KPMG before he came back to the winery in 1997. Chris Corley, the youngest of the three, has worked at the winery the longest. Initially aiming to be a marine biologist, Chris eventually

decided he would “rather drown in wine than sea water.” He worked in the cellar under other winemakers for 13 years before he earned enough stripes to become head winemaker in 2002. Now the three brothers form a harmonious management team at Monticello. “Three of them is better than one of me,” says the senior Corley. In the quaint, rustic tasting room, the staff pours either their “Monticello Vineyards Tasting” or their “Corley Reserve Tasting” – you can do both and have a little bit of almost everything the Corleys produce from their estate vineyards in Napa Valley. The real treat is to get downstairs in “The Cellar of The Jefferson House” and taste in “The Library” or “The Reserve Room.” Also, guests at Monticello often get a chance to do some “barrel tasting on the fly,” during weekends (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) before noon with a comparative sampling of Cabernet Sauvignon from three different estate vineyards. The Corleys love to tailor tastings to their guests’ preferences (with appropriate advance notice), so don’t be shy about telling them what you like. They also like to show off their library and library wines in a “vertical” format. Slip into the comfortable black leather chairs and enjoy a flight of Cabernet Sauvignon, some Merlot or their very popular Corley Proprietary Red Wine.

The Jefferson Connection
Jay Corley was a great admirer of Thomas Jefferson, who was not only a founding father but also America’s first great connoisseur. He honored the third President by naming the winery Monticello Vineyards – after Jefferson’s mountaintop home in Charlottesville, Virginia. In 1984, the Corleys built the Jefferson House, a very close replica of Monticello, on the Home Ranch that is now used as office space and to entertain guests. The four acres of grounds surrounding the Jefferson House are comprised of the same trees, shrubs and flowers Thomas Jefferson planted at Monticello.

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WINEMAKER PROFILE: CHATEAU ST. JEAN

MARGO VAN STAAVEREN
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CHATEAU ST. JEAN open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 8555 Sonoma highwa,y Kenwood, cA 95452 (707) 833-4134 | www.chateaustjean.com

Margo Van Staaveren doesn’t have a very long resume. In fact, I would be surprised if she ever had one. Margo has been spent her entire wine industry career, 32 years – including the last ten as winemaker, with Chateau St. Jean. The Marin County native led a somewhat normal life growing up in Terra Linda, graduating high school and then enrolling at U. C. Davis, “not for the winemaking courses, but I eventually fell into it,” says Margo Van Staaveren, and quickly adds, “the degree that was being offered back then wasn’t in winemaking but in Fermentation Science. Now it’s called Enology.” What really got her hooked was working a harvest that her dad had signed her up for at Beringer Vineyards. In addition to picking the grapes, Margo would check the brix and tend to everything else that was related to the harvest. And shortly after receiving her Davis degree, she joined Chateau St. Jean as a lab technician and never looked back. Her first day on the job she met her future husband as they were both clocking in to begin work in the vineyard’s lab. Sometime later, they started dating and then they married, both remaining in the lab at the winery. They both worked their way up the wine ladder to the position of assistant winemakers, and had time to raise a family as well. Husband, Don Van Staaveren, was named winemaker and eventually created the 1996 Cinq Cepages, a unique blend that totally blew away the wine industry when it was released in 1999. Wine Spectator named the 1996 Chateau St. Jean Cinq Cepages the Wine of the Year, the very first Sonoma County wine ever to receive the distinction. As assistant winemaker, Margo, too, was part of the team that brought home the glory to Chateau St. Jean! Soon after creating the wine, Don Van Staaveren left to work as winemaker at Artesa Winery. Presently, he creates wines for Three Sticks Wines in Sonoma. In August of 2003, it was Margo’s turn to become winemaker. “They offered and I took it,” says Margo. “The kids were older and it made a lot of sense for me.” As winemaker, Margo makes the final decisions involving the blend and the style to continue to produce consistently high quality wines. “I believe that great wines are grown,” she says, “and we are very proud of our vineyard designated wines, utilizing the best fruit with exceptional varietal character.” With the myriad of decisions that need to be made as winemaker such as when to pick the grapes, what to blend, how long to barrel, when to bottle, how long to keep it in the bottle; and when you are making some 40 different wines for a company the size of Chateau St. Jean, there are a lot of decisions to be made. Some of the newer vintages that will be released before too long include a Malbec Reserve, a Cold Creek Chardonnay and a Russian River Pinot Noir, which, Margo says, “is a multivineyard wine that we are trying for the first time.” At present, Margo and her staff are working on several wines that will be released next summer such as the 2011 Fume Blanc. “We’re also blending some reds – a Sonoma Cabernet and a Sonoma Merlot,” says Margo. “Blending goes on around here all year long. We’re also tasting though the last vintage wines and assessing how to put them (blend) together. There is an amazing amount of diversity to what we do here.” One of her favorite aspects of her job is being able to create a wine and in a year or two, or even longer, be able to drink the fruits (no pun intended) of her labors, reliving all that went into the making of the wine. “I love all the challenges of the wine business,” Margo says, “but it is important to realize that first and foremost, this is an agricultural business, which makes it both exciting and humbling, especially when Mother Nature is involved.” So let’s not worry about that resume that she probably doesn’t have. I don’t think Margo Van Staaveren is going anywhere anytime soon.

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Filet of Beef au Poivre with B.R. Cohn Winery’s 2008 Olive Hill Estate Cabernet Sauvignon
There is no better way to eat filet mignon except to prepare it in a classic French style with a lush, cognac sauce. Beef au Poivre makes for an elegant meal and this recipe from B.R. Cohn was created using their signature Grapeseed Oil which gives the beef a hint of nuttiness. This dish is an ideal pairing with B.R. Cohn Winery’s 2008 Olive Hill Estate Cabernet Sauvignon. The wine has pronounced aromas and flavors of plum, black currant and cherry. This rich cut of beef and lavish sauce call out for a Cabernet and the luscious berry and cherry flavors from the wine really deliver in complementing the dish. Silky tannins give way to a warm and lasting finish that is perfect with each bite. Founded by Bruce Cohn in 1984, B.R. Cohn Winery has consistently produced one of the premier Cabernets in California from their Olive Hill Estate Vineyards located in the heart of Sonoma Valley. They offer a full line of ultra-premium wines, extra virgin olive oils, handcrafted vinegars and gourmet food products. The tasting room, located in Glen Ellen, was Bruce Cohn’s former home. The 1920s architecture and style of the home has been preserved. Be sure to visit their Gourmet Shop to taste their extensive line of olive oils and handcrafted vinegars, along with a great selection of gifts. They have an outdoor patio area available for picnics or to take in the scenic winery estate. The tasting room is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tours are by appointment and can be made by calling 1-800-330-4064 ext. 124. B.R. Cohn is known for their events and they always have something fun going on so be sure to check out their website for the latest happenings at www.brcohn.com. Join them on Facebook and Twitter.

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FILET OF BEEF AU POIVRE

Serves 6

This classic French bistro dish was surely created with B.R. Cohn’s Olive Hill Estate Cabernet Sauvignon in mind.  Always a go to, feel good, special occasion or not recipe that is all about lush flavors that soar when paired with their Estate Cab! • 6 filets mignon, cut 1 ¼ inches thick • Kosher salt • 2 tablespoons coarsely ground fresh black pepper • 3-1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided • 1-1/2 tablespoons B.R. Cohn Grapeseed Oil • 3/4 cup chopped shallots (approximately 4 shallots) • 1 cup beef broth (homemade, canned or in the box) • 1/2 cup Cognac or brandy Place the filets on a board and pat them dry with paper towels. Sprinkle filets with salt and then press the freshly ground black pepper evenly on both sides. Allow the meat to rest at room temperature for at least 15 minutes. Heat 1-½ tablespoons of butter and the grapeseed oil in a large sauté pan over medium-high until the butter almost smokes. Place the steaks in the pan and lower the heat to medium.  Sauté the steaks for 4 minutes on one side and then for 3 minutes on the other side, for medium rare. Remove the steaks to a serving platter and cover tightly with aluminum foil. Meanwhile, pour all but 1 tablespoon of fat from the sauté pan. Add the shallots and cook over medium heat for 2 minutes. Add the beef broth and cover over high heat for 4 to 6 minutes, until reduced by half.  Be sure to scrape the brown bits from the bottom of the sauté pan.  Add the Cognac or brandy and cook for 2 more minutes. Take the pan off the heat and blend in the remaining 2 tablespoons of butter and salt. Serve the filets hot with the lush sauce poured on top. Enjoy this elegant dish with your favorite potatoes and a glass of B.R. Cohn Olive Hill Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, you are sure to be transported to France!

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Wine Country Passport Weekend – May 26 & 27
Wine Country Passport Weekend brings together a boutique collection of four unique tasting experiences to create an exclusive progressive wine tasting party this Memorial Day Weekend. With each stop along the passport guests will enjoy a private event hosted just for passport holders, with each winery putting their own unique spin on the theme “the first sips of summer.” Each guest will receive a passport and custom wine glass, for use at each property, at the start of their two-day experience and can visit the wineries in any order. Passports are valid for one experience per person per winery, available Saturday and Sunday, May 26 and 27 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 1-877-847-0058 to buy tickets

Beringer Vineyard – Savor progressive BBQ bites and bold wines on Beringer’s historic property. Dance to lively
music or kick back in the picnic grounds. Play a friendly game of bocce or croquet on the reserved courts. Beringer’s historic estate offers various wine tasting rooms where guests can sample an unequaled selection of fine wines and learn about winemaking. Furthermore, the winery’s tasting room staff is efficient and well equipped to handle any questions guests may have about wine and can help them choose a wine that suits their preferences. With state-of-the-art technology and the experience of being the oldest continuously operated winery in Napa Valley, it is no wonder that Beringer Vineyards produces unforgettable wines. Come and see for yourself. Beringer Vineyards is located at 2000 Main Street, St. Helena, CA 94574; www.beringer.com. Call 1-877-847-0058 for more information.

Chateau St. Jean – Enjoy the formal gardens and sun-drenched patios as you sip house favorites Viognier,
Robert Young Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Malbec paired with barbeque bites by the featured Sonoma chef. Listen to jazz and play a game of bocce or croquet on the lawn. Chateau St. Jean is a “must-see” winery in the Sonoma Valley offering guests a true Sonoma experience. The Mediterranean-styled gardens are widely considered the most beautiful in all of Sonoma County. This elegant landscape with an abundance of exotic trees and flowers, combined with numerous water features, is the perfect backdrop to enjoy a fabulous picnic while tasting worldclass wines. Come discover, taste and savor the many pleasures of the Chateau and the surrounding Sonoma Valley. Chateau St. Jean Winery and Vineyards is located at 8555 Sonoma Highway, Kenwood, CA 95452; www.chateaustjean.com. Call 1-877-847-0058 for more information.

Etude – Enjoy private access to the summer tasting patio with pulled pork sliders and a tasting flight of
four wines ideal for summer entertaining: Pinot Gris, Carneros Pinot Noir, Deer Camp Pinot Noir and Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. Live classical guitar music on the patio and bocce available on the lawn. What began 25 years ago as a philosophical state of mind is now a state-of-the-art winemaking facility where the ancient art of winemaking is pursued with a singular passion. Founder and Winemaker Jon Priest believes that great wines are grown, not made, and that “inspired grape growing diminishes the need for intervention by the winemaker.” Etude is a Napa Certified Green Winery and Certified Fish Friendly Farming, too! Visit Etude at 1250 Cuttings Wharf Road, Napa, CA 94559; www.etudewines.com. Call 1-877-847-0058 for more information.

St. Clement Vineyards – Chill out and enjoy listening to blue grass on the porch & patio.
Try locally-sourced savory food samplers matched with St. Clement’s signature new releases. Words hardly do justice to St. Clement Vineyards and Tasting Room. Set high above the Napa Valley floor in an 1870s Victorian house, St. Clement is at once regal and inviting. The home itself was built in 1878 and is a remarkable piece of California Victorian architecture. Think period-appropriate paint, decor and details like carved arrows in the eaves to ward off evil spirits! St. Clement Vineyards is located at 2867 St. Helena Highway North, St. Helena, CA; www.stclement.com. Call 1-877-847-0058 for more information.

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Tour the Hidden Gems of Sonoma Valley at the Second Annual ‘Sonoma Valley Reserve’
An Exclusive Wine Event set for May 2012
Sonoma Valley Reserve, a wine event that offers participants the exclusive opportunity to see Sonoma Valley’s classic wineries in a completely different light, has been set for Saturday, May 19 and Sunday, May 20. This semiannual event, a series of themed daytrips around the region, will showcase rare offerings and hidden gems of Sonoma Valley wine destinations, many of which are seldom open to the public. “Sonoma Valley, the birthplace of California wine, has so many hidden gems and world class wines to discover and taste all right here in our valley,” said Maureen Cottingham, Sonoma Valley Vintners & Growers Alliance Executive Director, “We are very excited to once again, showcase some of the people, places and wines that otherwise would be impossible to experience.” Produced by the Sonoma Valley Vintners & Growers Alliance, the semiannual Sonoma Valley Reserve will feature a schedule of themed tours that take guests on a treasure hunt throughout the appellation. Each tour includes four winery visits, comfortable transportation by California Wine Tours and wine country picnic lunch. Tickets for Sonoma Valley Reserve are extremely limited and on sale now at $95 for one day or $150 for two days. Sonoma Valley Reserve ticketholders will depart from Sonoma. For an additional nominal fee ($30 per person), round-trip motor coach transportation to Sonoma is available from San Francisco and Mill Valley. For tickets visit www.ReserveSonomaValley.com or call (707) 935-0803.

About Sonoma Valley Vintners & Growers Alliance and Foundation
The Sonoma Valley Vintners & Growers Alliance (SVVGA) is a non-profit trade organization serving over 500 members who share a mission to promote the awareness of Sonoma Valley’s grapes, wine and history as the birthplace of the California wine industry. The Sonoma Valley Vintners and Growers Foundation (SVVGF) is a non-profit 501c.3 organization that has raised over $8,000,000 for local Sonoma Valley charities. For more information on the SVVGA and SVVGF visit www.SonomaValleyWine.com. ,

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LEDSON HOTELS 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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TASTING ROOM OF THE WEEK

PEJU PROVINCE WINERY
You Won’t Want to Leave
BY JoSh Stein

PEJU PROVINCE WINERY open daily 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 8466 Saint helena highway rutherford, cA 94573 (707) 963-3600 | www.peju.com

Peju is simply unforgettable. It’s no accident that the winery is called Peju Province, for it presents a world unto itself and tasting experiences unlike anything else in the Valley. Originally founded in 1982 by Tony and Herta Peju on thirty acres in Rutherford, Peju is now the responsibility of the second generation, daughters Lisa and Ariana and has expanded its reach to include the one hundred thirty acre Persephone Ranch in Pope Valley, too. The winery is well known for its highly regarded bottlings of Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah, Zinfandel and several blends, including the proprietary Provence, a red/white cuvee, and Fifty/Fifty, an equal mix of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, the 2009 bottling of which was just declared one of “Twelve Napa Standouts” by Wine Spectator with a 91 point rating. There are also several tasting-room-only releases perfect for the summer, including the lovely white Carnival; Peju Pink, with ten percent of its proceeds funding cancer assistance in the Valley; and the brand new Rosé of Syrah. It’s not just the wines, by any means, which make Peju unforgettable. The winery and its surroundings and the variety of options for experiencing the wines are what truly set Peju apart. Driving down the Sycamore-lined private lane away from Highway 29 leads to first sight of “the Tower,” the fifty-foot, copper-topped centerpiece which houses the main tasting area, framed on the inside in gorgeous woods and an antique 1906 ten-by-twenty-foot stained glass window and on the outside by stone and copper. Surrounding this are the gardens designed by Tony and personally maintained by Herta herself. A Curly Willow grows next to a koi pond and rocks from the Pope Valley estate dot the area. The circular courtyard in front of the winery contains a magnificent Camphora tree, ushering you into the experiences which await. And those are the true standouts as even a “regular” tasting at Peju is far and away anything but regular. The Classic Tasting is conducted in a novel presentation style, with groups of tasters spending time with an ambassador who discusses the wine, winemaking and the winery itself. There is also a Private Tasting available several times each morning for those who desire some special alone time or for larger groups. Equally, individualizing the experience is what Peju is all about, so the “Premier Peju Experiences” give some great options. “Peju Fromage” is a wine and cheese tasting in the Peju Kitchen, bringing great wines together with local artisan cheeses and crackers. “Peju Cèpage” presents a private tour of the estate, vineyards and gardens in combination with a barrel tasting of reserve wine. “Peju Privé” is a private, reserve wine tasting of estate grown, limited-release bottlings hosted in the stunning Uluru Room. While all of the Premier Peju Experiences require an advanced appointment, the winery has thought ahead, and each can be booked online through Peju’s website or on VinoVisit.com. And that’s really what makes Peju special – everything has been thoughtfully considered ahead of time, turning even the most common of Napa moments – a tasting of wines in a tasting room – into a special, memorable, uncommon event. Come on out to Rutherford and experience what’s made Peju unique for thirty years. You won’t be sorry, and you really won’t want to leave. Enjoy!

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Napa Vintners Auction Napa Valley 2012, May 31-June 3
Barrel Tasting at Jarvis Winery, Live Auction at Meadowood, Lunch and Dinner Prepared by Chefs Thomas Keller and Emeril Lagasse and more
Auction Napa Valley, the annual community fundraiser hosted by the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) – taking place this year from May 31-June 3 – offers Four-Day Passport and Three-Day Package tickets at www.AuctionNapaValley.org. Tickets regularly sell out early, so hopeful Auction-goers are encouraged to log on as soon as possible. bidding begins, while first-time Auction chef Emeril Lagasse will bring his signature American flavors and energetic personality to the celebratory dinner that follows the live auction. Vintner-Hosted Parties: A perennial favorite of the Auction weekend is the selection of Thursday (May 31) and Friday (June 1) private dinners hosted by the vintners at their homes or wineries from Carneros to Calistoga. Available only to Four-Day Passport and Three-Day Package ticket holders, these festive, intimate gatherings offer an incredible opportunity to enjoy great food, library-selection wines and a memorable evening with a Napa Valley vintner. E-Auction: For those who cannot make it to Napa Valley for the Auction, and even those who do, the online E-Auction provides a chance to bid on more than 150 lots of rare wines and unique Napa Valley experiences – all from any computer, anywhere in the world.

Highlights from this year’s Auction weekend include:
Friday Barrel Tasting and Case Auction (June 1): Drawing nearly 2000 attendees including bidders, chefs, vintners and media from across the US, as well as Japan, China, Hong Kong, Canada and the UK, this walk-around tasting features hundreds of yet-tobe-released Napa Valley wines and dozens of dishes from local chefs. This year’s Barrel Tasting and Case Auction will be held for the first time at Jarvis Winery, located in the town of Napa. Saturday Live Auction at Meadowood Napa Valley (June 2): The centerpiece of the weekend, with 800 guests including bidders, vintners and media – it’s one of the most exciting parties in the wine world with 40 over-the-top offerings of wine, cellar collections and wine experiences with member vintners. Culinary Superstars: The June 2 festivities at Meadowood will showcase two of America’s most renowned chefs – Thomas Keller’s crew from Ad Hoc will prepare lunch on the lawn before the

2012 Ticket Packages:
Four-Day Passport tickets are $2,500 per person and give attendees access to the entire weekend’s activities. Three-Day Package tickets, which are $1,000 per person, provide a Thursday private vintner-hosted party, entrance to the Friday Barrel Tasting and Case Auction and Marketplace, and Sunday farewell. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.AuctionNapaValley.org.

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‘Sip and Supper’ Wine Education on The Napa Wine Train
Winemaker-led tasting followed by gourmet meal on-board
Dinner on the Napa Wine Train just got a little more informative. Wine Train package, “Sip and Supper,” begins with an intimate 90minute winemaker-led education of four unique wines. After the tasting class, guests adjourn to a multiple course gourmet dinner in a historic Pullman dining car. Sample wines in style in one of our velveteen swivel chairs as a local winemaker and Wine Train wine educator team up to teach you the intimacies of Napa Valley’s most famous product. Each winemaker will feature his or her amazing wines while sharing passions and personal philosophies. At the completion of the tasting, move to a 1915-1917 Pullman dining car for a multiple course gourmet meal cooked to perfection in the Wine Train’s specially designed kitchen car. Choose from an amazing menu of fresh and locally sourced food. Napa Valley adventurers who want to continue wine tasting into the evening hours, now have the ability to enjoy an intimate “Sip and Supper,” and leave the driving to the Wine Train. All aboard! There are only five “Sip and Supper” wine tasting and gourmet meal packages planed: June 14, July 12, August 16, September 13 and October 11. Dinner trains depart and 6:30 p.m. and return at 9:30 p.m. Tickets are only $129 per person. The Napa Valley Wine Train is one of the most unique and best Napa restaurants. This top dining establishment is housed in an antique train that runs on 25-miles of track in the heart of the Napa Valley. It offers guests great regional food and fabulous, hard-to-find wines. Enjoy winery tours, wine tasting on board, and celebrity winemaker dinners: A great place to celebrate your special moments, or just to enjoy everyday life. For more information, call 1-800-427-4124 or go to the website at winetrain.com.

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FRANK FAMILY VINEYARDS open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Appointments are necessary for parties of six or more. 1091 larkmead lane, calistoga, cA 94515 1-800-574-9463 | (707) 942-0859 | www.frankfamilyvineyards.com they are also on facebook and twitter.

Lynne A. …We were there this past weekend and once again Dennis gave us an amazing tasting. It was the highlight of our trip as always. The new releases are fantastic and we look forward to our wines arriving at our doorstep soon. Thanks again to the “Rock Star of Napa Valley” (from Bebe :) ) and the gang.

At Frank Family Vineyards, you might want to come for the history of the place, which goes back over a 125 years, back to 1884, when it was Larkmead Winery. Or, you might want to see the beautifully restored, multi-room tasting room set amidst the expansive manicured lawn with its rose bushes, towering old oaks and trimmed hedges, near the barrel cellar and the century-old native sandstone winery building. But, what do people from all over the world really come for? For the outstanding wine poured by some the friendliest people you will find anywhere. The motto at Frank Family has long been “You’ll never have better wine ... or a better time” and that is accurate, though perhaps a bit of an understatement. If you don’t leave there with a smile on your face, after having tasted an outstanding roster of wines, then I worry about you. While the winery’s setting is exceptional, even more-so are the wines they produce, age and pour. There are legions of loyal wine lovers who will most enthusiastically attest to that. This group may not qualify as a full-blown cult, but they are pretty close and they are international in scope, joined by their love and respect for this winery. So, on second thought, maybe it’s more a matter of people joined together by a discerning palate and good taste. Having sent scores of people there, and having escorted friends from a dozen countries to this property over the last couple of decades, I have yet to hear anything but praise. One friend from Boston comes to the Napa Valley twice a year for two reasons: to go out to eat and to visit the tasting room at Frank Family. Not necessarily in that order. With so many wines with a Robert M. Parker, Jr. score of 90 or above, it is hard to know where to begin. But if I were to go there today – which, now that I think of it, is a pretty good idea – I would certainly consider the Reserve Chardonnay and the Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon. Their Chardonnay has always been a favorite wine for virtually everyone, even people who vow that they only drink reds. As a wine to have with food, or simply by itself, it is in a league of its own. Frank Family red wines are the measure of what red wines should be. In addition to the Reserve Cab there is the dense, spicy Zinfandel – where the fruit seems to combine dark chocolate and cracked black pepper notes with an essence of raspberry – to create a wine that fairly explodes in the mouth. Also available are a Reserve Petite Sirah; the Reserve Pinot Noir; another perpetual favorite, the very food-friendly Rutherford Reserve Sangiovese; and an indescribable Winston Hill Red Wine. Then, add to that, the collection of sparkling wines, a Late Harvest Chardonnay and the often sold out Zinfandel Port. It all combines to make for some of the most sought after, most coveted and most honored wines on the planet. 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 expects perfection at the winery that bears his name and it shows up in every shining facet of this historic property. As legendary tasting room manager Dennis Zablosky, an icon in his own right says, “I want visitor’s memories of the winery to be as much about their experience here as the wines they taste.” And so it shall be.

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Classic Autos Cruise into Napa Valley for Father’s Day
V Marketplace celebrates the “art of the driving machine”
The Napa Valley proudly welcomes car connoisseurs from around the Bay Area and beyond as V Marketplace in Yountville hosts the 22nd Annual Father’s Day Invitational Auto Show on Sunday, June 17 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Auto entries are by invitation. The event is free to the public. From the national champions, to the local favorites, to the one-of-a-kind collector curiosities, more than 150 early and late model autos spanning almost 100 years of production can be seen at this non-competitive, open-class invitational exhibition. Whether nostalgia means rolling down the road in a classic 1928 Model A Phaeton, sliding into the drive-in with a ’57 Chevy, or cruising the fast lane in a Porsche Turbo, this show-stopping collection presents some of the finest autos to grace the highway in any era and is the perfect gift for Father’s Day! V Marketplace has also invited local nonprofits to add to the festivities. Starting the morning off is Pink Heals Napa Valley offering coffee and tasty breakfast burritos. Manning the booth where cool beverages can be found will be the Native Sons of the Golden West and the Native Daughters of the Golden West and firing up their grill serving delicious sausages and hot dogs will be the Fire Explorers and the Yountville Fire Department. All proceeds from these sales go directly to the nonprofits. Make it a Father’s Day weekend escape to Napa Valley! Surrounded by lush gardens, beautiful water features and meandering cobblestone walkways, V Marketplace, provides a breath-taking backdrop for this annual event. Visitors can look forward to a unique variety of distinctive specialty shops, galleries, restaurants, wine tasting, hot air ballooning and Michael Chiarello’s NapaStyle and Bottega Ristorante. The Yountville Trolley will be offering additional shuttle service free of charge to the California Veteran’s Home where additional event parking can be found. V Marketplace is located just one hour northeast of San Francisco at 6525 Washington Street in Yountville, Napa Valley. Take Highway 29 to the Yountville/Veterans Home exit, nine miles north of the City of Napa. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily. For information,call (707) 944-2451 or go to www.vmarketplace.com.
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Enjoy World-Class Wines in an Authentic Tuscan Castle
Gallantry is alive and well in the Napa Valley. Owner Dario Sattui studied and researched medieval architecture for 30 years. His studies and visions led to Castello di Amorosa. After fifteen years of construction, he created an unforgettable, splendid castle that honors his Italian heritage and showcases his exceptional wines like no other place could. The Castle comes complete with authentic features including a chapel, drawbridge, moat, courtyard, watch tower, torture chamber, loggia, deep-well, secret passage ways and an outdoor oven. The guided tour wends its way through four levels including a visit to the wine storage caves, courtyard, armory and the Great Hall with handpainted frescoes and 500-year-old fireplace. Castello di Amorosa wines are only available at the tasting room or on the website. The Castle portfolio includes a wide range of oldworld Italian-style wines. As you visit you’ll learn about the many varietals they source and about highly rated wines like the Bien Nacido Chardonnay, La Castellana and Il Barone. This remarkable place is truly a must-see and the wines are memorable and stylistically crafted to complement food. • TOUR AND UPGRADED RESERVE TASTING – Guided tour followed by a private tasting of six of wines, including Reserve Wines $43 (includes entrance fee) • FOOD & WINE PAIRING – In the exclusive, Royal Apartment over looking the Courtyard, $69 per person, by appointment only • HIKING VINEYARD TOURS – $33 per person ($23 ages 5-20) • THE SUPER TUSCAN BLENDING SEMINAR is an interactive, hands on experience. This class allows you to be a winemaker for a day and develop your own “secret” blend from our Sangiovese, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. $69 per person by appointment only. For reservations or more information, call (707) 967-6272.

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John Ash & Co. Restaurant Summer Winemaker Dinner Series
John Ash & Co. Restaurant’s Summer Winemaker Dinner Series kicks off with Gracianna Winery on June 14th, at 6pm. Guests will meet the faces behind the brands and get to know a little more about their favorite wines in an intimate, fun and relaxed atmosphere. Wines are paired with an exquisite, five-or-six-course menu prepared by John Ash & Co.’s Executive Chef Thomas Schmidt.

This summer’s lineup includes:
• Gracianna Winery, June 14 • Balletto Vineyards and Winery, July 26 • Joseph Phelps Vineyards/Freestone Vineyards, August 16 The Gracianna Winemaker Dinner menu includes hors d’oeuvres of Grilled Apricots with Prosciutto and Warm Pt. Reyes Toma Cheese with Sour Dough Croûte and Balsamic Jelly paired with Suzanne’s Blend 2011 Chardonnay; Butter Braised Lobster with Fava Bean Purée, Grilled Asparagus and Meyer Lemon Olive Oil paired with Suzanne’s Blend 2010 Chardonnay; Gourmet Mushroom Herb Polenta paired with Bacigalupi Vineyard 2009 Pinot Noir; Crispy Pheasant Confit paired with Bacigalupi Vineyard 2008 and 2010 Pinot Noirs; Buffalo Short Ribs paired with Bacigalupi Vineyard 2008 and 2010 Zinfandel; and assorted Petit Fours for dessert. Winemaker Dinners are $99 per person, all inclusive. For complete menus, additional information and to make reservations,

visit www.vintnersinn.com/winemakerdinner.asp. John Ash & Co is located next to Vintners Inn, 4330 Barnes Road, just west of Highway 101, off the River Road exit, on Barnes Road. John Ash & Co. is open for lunch, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and dinner nightly, Friday and Saturday, 5 to 9 p.m., and Sunday through Thursday, 5 to 8:30 p.m. Call (707) 527-7687 for more information, or visit the website at www.vintnersinn.com.

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WINEMAKER PROFILE: ARROWOOD VINEYARDS & WINERY

HEIDI VON DER MEHDEN
“To me, winemaking is a balance of artistry and science. With every vintage, it is my goal to capture the essence of Sonoma Valley while producing wines worthy of the Arrowood label,” Heidi von der Mehden, Arrowood Winemaker. Heidi’s passion for this region truly comes through the wines she creates. Consumers can experience Heidi’s winemaking philosophies in every bottle of Arrowood wine: Accept the challenges that Mother Nature throws your way; continue learning new techniques to improve the production and quality of wine; and remember to stay true to your style. However, her area of study was far from the agricultural mainstay the county has to offer. “My fascination with chemistry began in high school,” says von der Mehden. “It led me down an interesting career path that took me around the world. But ultimately I knew that my heart was in Sonoma County.” Upon her return, she put her chemistry background to work in the wine industry. Her career began in Sonoma Valley at Kenwood where she worked for four harvests. During this time Heidi became very familiar with the different vineyards and developed great relationships with the growers in the area – something that would prove very beneficial years later. She eventually left Sonoma Valley to continue her career in the winemaking field. In 2007, Heidi had the opportunity to come back to Sonoma Valley when she joined Arrowood Winery as Assistant Winemaker. “I was drawn to this winery because it brought me back to the valley where I started my wine career,” remarked Heidi. “It also gave me the opportunity to work closely with Winemaster Richard Arrowood and learn from his more than 40 years of winemaking experience.” This successful partnership led to von der Mehden taking over as Head Winemaker in 2010. How will she continue the legacy of Arrowood while making her own winemaking mark? First, by staying true to the Arrowood style that has won the winery critical acclaim and fans all over the world. And second, by continuing to learn, improve and evolve the winemaking process. One additional perk – unlike many chemists, Heidi gets to experience the fruits of her labor with every new release. As a Sonoma Valley Winemaker, Heidi knows the hidden varietal gem of the region – Cabernet Sauvignon. She explains, “The Mayacamas Mountains and the Sonoma Mountain areas produce outstanding concentrated fruit. Many wine consumers don’t realize the number of fabulous Cab vineyards that exist minutes from the winery.” And with over nine current releases available in the tasting room, Arrowood is the Cabernet Sauvignon destination in Sonoma Valley. When asked which new Cabernet Sauvignon release she is most excited about: “Definitely the 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon, Réserve Spéciale. I just finished blending it. ’09 was a great vintage. This Réserve is the epitome of Sonoma Valley elegance with refined tannins – a classic Arrowood Cab. It’s going to be so good.” When she’s not walking the vineyards, blending barrels or analyzing wine, Heidi can be found in the Arrowood Library Room reviewing vintages dating back to 1985. “There is so much Arrowood history in this Library. It’s thrilling to see how the winery has evolved over the past 27 years while remaining true to the passion that built this label.” Come to experience a vertical flight of Arrowood’s flagship Cabernet Sauvignon – the Réserve Spéciale available every weekend in May. As they celebrate the newly released 2007 you will have the opportunity to try Arrowood’s 2005, 2006 and 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon, Réserve Spéciale. Each vintage highlights the Arrowood legacy and commitment to making the best Cabernet in Sonoma Valley.

ARROWOOD VINEYARDS & WINERY ‘the cabernet Sauvignon destination in Sonoma Valley.’ open daily from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 14347 Sonoma highway, glen ellen, cA 95442 1-800-938-5170 | www.arrowoodwinery.com email: hospitality@arrowoodvineyards.com

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BRYTER ESTATES Specialties: Sparkling wine, Chardonnay, Cabernet, Pinot Noir Come meet Terin Ignozzi, winemaker and proprietor, for a taste. 25 east napa Street, Suite e • open daily 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. (707) 501-8272 • bryter.com Make sure to taste our Sparkling Brut and award-winning wines! ERIC K JAMES VINEYARDS Local Syrah & Pinot Noir (Estate grown, small production) Seated tastings that are personal, educational and interactive fun 452 first Street, Suite g • open daily 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. (707) 996-1364 • erickjames.com Complimentary Upgrade Reserve Library Tasting LEDSON WINERY & VINEYARDS Taste Ledson and Zina Hyde Cunningham Wines – Enjoy a tasting and stay to dine in our French Bistro, Centre du Vin 480 first Street east, Sonoma • open daily 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. (707) 996-9779 • www.ledsonhotel.com Upgraded tasting when you mention this ad R2 WINE COMPANY Our wines are food friendly, value driven and simply taste great! 654 Broadway, Sonoma • open daily 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. (707) 933-1330 • r2winecompany.com Complimentary Upgrade Reserve Library Tasting

Sonoma Plaza, a National Historic Landmark, is originally home to the last of the chain of 21 California missions. Throughout its colorful history – including the Bear Flag Revolt where the California state flag was first raised in 1842 – the small-town epicenter is now home to some 25 gourmet dining establishments, 40 boutique shops and art galleries as well as 18 unique tasting rooms. A well-known tourist destination, visitors come to Sonoma to experience the idyllic Wine Country lifestyle. Sure, doublewide tractors may grace the two-lane Highway 12, wide-open ranchlands blanket the valley between towns, and wooly sheep keep weeds and grasses minimal in the vineyards. But, no doubt, you will also find countless award-winning wineries and world-class restaurants in Sonoma. Sonoma is all about life, about taste and enjoying each day.
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TASTING ROOM OF THE WEEK

LEDSON WINERY & VINEYARDS
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LEDSON WINERY & VINEYARDS
open Daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 7335 Sonoma highway (hwy 12), Kenwood, cA 95409 (707) 537-3810 | www.ledson.com

Unquestionably the most unique wine tasting destination in the entire Sonoma Valley (and this place will give many in Napa a run for their money) has to be The Castle (as it is known) on Highway 12 in Kenwood that houses Ledson Winery and Vineyards. Originally designed to be the home of its founder, Steve Ledson and his family, Ledson was talked out of that idea by his construction supervisor who suggested making it into a showplace for his wines. The Castle was designed by Ledson with construction starting around 1994. Set among established vineyards as well as some just a few years old, the building was completed and a grand opening held in July of 1999. Guests and locals alike came to marvel at not only the building’s gothic-appearing exterior, but at all of the attention to detail throughout. “I think we made the right decision to turn the building into a wine tasting experience,” says winemaker and owner Steve Ledson. “It ended up taking some 18 months to get all the approvals needed to make it a commercial building, but in the end it was time well spent, and I’ve been having a ball in here ever since.” The 16,000-square-foot manse houses seven tasting bars and suites, a gourmet marketplace featuring the best foods Sonoma Valley has to offer, picnic grounds, wedding facilities and so much more. “For special events, there is a full kitchen, private dining rooms, a full staff, a sommelier and the chef from the Ledson Hotel in Sonoma available to take a special event and make it into an extraordinary event,” says Ledson. The tasting room staff is extremely knowledgeable on all of the 80+ wines in the Ledson portfolio, and more often than not, you may even end up talking wine with Steve Ledson, who relishes seeing wine lovers enjoying his wines as well as his hospitality in The Castle. “We’re not in business just to pour wine,” we want you to have the best tasting experience possible, Ledson says, “our tasting room staff is an incredible group of professionals with many years of wine and hospitality experience. Many of them have been with me for 10 to 12 years. “From day one, our goal has always been to make great wines, present them in the best possible manner, and have our guests truly enjoy their experience when they are here,” Ledson says. “We want people to experience the grounds; the picnic area, or come for a private tasting overseen by one of our sommelier’s or in some cases, even me.” No novice to the wine business, Steve Ledson’s family has been farming and growing grapes in the Sonoma Valley for more than 150 years. From the mid-1800s to Prohibition, his ancestors were also winemakers. While they stopped making wine after Prohibition, they continued to be a source of grapes for many other wine makers in the Valley. Ledson picked up the winemaking mantle in the 1990s and has carved his name on the barrel that also bears the names of his winegrowing forefathers. It’s a family tradition.

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Tenth Annual Home Winemakers Festival in Lakeport, June 23
The winemaking efforts of more than 40 talented home winemakers from Lake County and across California will be available for tasting at the tenth-annual Home Winemakers Festival on Saturday, June 23, from 1 to 5 p.m. This year’s event will be held in Library Park, 225 Park Street, in downtown Lakeport. Sponsored by the Clear Lake Performing Arts, the event is a benefit for Lake County symphony and music programs and the purchase of a commemorative glass will allow event-goers to taste any or all of the wines from the amateur winemakers and brews from the amateur brewers. Tasting is $20 per person in advance, $25 day of the event. In the morning before the festival begins, a professional judging panel will choose winners in several categories. During the festival, guests vote on their favorite wines, brews and other categories, and People’s Choice awards will be presented at the end of the day. Several local commercial wineries, including Rosa d’Oro Vineyards, Steele Wines and Wildhurst Vineyards will be present to support the event, and some will even pour their wines for tasting. In addition to wine, several home-brewed beers also will be available for sampling. Local purveyors will be selling food during the festival and a silent auction will take place during the festival with many fantastic donated items. The David Neft Duo will perform light jazz, bluegrass and folk music during the festival. For more information on the Lake County Home Winemakers Festival or to register as an amateur winemaker, contact Ed Bublitz, (707) 277-8172, www.homewinemakersfestival.com. Lake County is part of the North Coast AVA, which also encompasses Napa, Sonoma and Mendocino counties. Within Lake County, five other AVAs exist – Clear Lake AVA, Benmore Valley AVA, Guenoc AVA, and the recently approved Red Hills AVA and High Valley AVA.

Anderson Valley Winegrowers Host 15th Annual Pinot Noir Festival
Tickets are on sale for the 15th annual Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival, to be held May 18-20. The event, which is put on by The Anderson Valley Winegrowers Association (AVWA), will feature a grand tasting that highlights 40 producers pouring just one single variety from one appellation (Anderson Valley Pinot Noir and Pinot Noir rosés). The Pinot Noir Festival weekend kicks off on Friday, May 18 with a day-long technical conference aimed at members of the trade and avid Pinot consumers. Conference topics include wastewater management, a Boonville vs. “deep end” Pinot tasting moderated by Michael Mina Group Wine Director Rajat Parr, a Cerise Vineyard focus tasting and more. The technical conference will be followed by a casual, outdoor barbecue at Husch Vineyards, with pulled pork sandwiches and other BBQ delicacies, a live band and plenty of Pinot Noir. After a press tasting on Saturday morning, the grand tasting at Goldeneye Winery in Philo will showcase Anderson Valley Pinot with a latin beat. Pinots will be paired with classic Mexican dishes like fig mole chicken and a group of local women will be making fresh salsas and homemade tortillas during the event. There will also be live music and a silent auction to benefit the Anderson Valley Health Center and Hendy Woods State Park. On Saturday evening, May 19, local wineries will host four winemaker dinners in Anderson Valley and on the Mendocino Coast. This year’s dinners include: Roederer, Goldeneye and Fulcrum at Roederer Estate; Baxter and Navarro Vineyards at The Philo Apple Farm; Scharffenberger Cellars, Phillips Hill Estate and Waits-Mast at Scharffenberger; and Esterlina, Greenwood Ridge and Champ de Reves at the MacCallum House in Mendocino. The weekend will conclude on Sunday, May 20 with open houses at Anderson Valley wineries, featuring special tastings, educational talks, music and food (a list of winery open houses can be found at www.avwines.com). Tickets for the 15th annual Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival can be purchased at www.avwines.com. For additional information about the event, visit the AVWA website at www.avwines.com, call (707) 895-WINE or email info@avwines.com.

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Occasio Winery has been receiving tremendous accolades, with the Wine Enthusiast recently declaring, “John Kinney is one of Livermore Valley’s finest winemakers.” With their 2010 Angelica just receiving 92 points, their 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon 90 points, and more 90 point scores on other small lot wines, Occasio Winery is seeing tremendous success from their winemaking philosophy. Owner and winemaker John Kinney tells us that the Angelica rating is the highest rating the Wine Enthusiast has given to an Angelica styled wine, and the highest rating ever given to a dessert wine from Livermore Valley. Occasio Winery is committed to the Heritage varietals of Livermore Valley, with a focus on small and micro lots wines, only from Livermore Valley grapes. Kinney crafts less than 200 cases per varietal, with most less than 100 cases. With a production of around 1500 cases per year, this makes Occasio one

LIVERMORE VALLEY Wine Country
of the smallest wineries in the area. This winemaker wants to keep production small and local, ensuring each wine is perfectly balanced and elegant, and consistently representative of the terroir of which John is so proud. All wines are crafted in their winery, with some tanks designed specifically for the style of wines John wishes to craft. Working with local growers in the Livermore Valley to harvest what John believes to be the best vineyard locations in the Valley, Occasio believes that timing is also critical in growing and making the best wines possible. Its winged, pocket watch label is an expression of how critical timing is, from determining the perfect moment for harvest to the optimum time of each wine’s release. Occasio is actually latin for “opportunity,” and one that presented itself to John in 2008, when he obtained his permit for a winery. Opening the tasting room in 2009, he released a Petite Sirah, Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc and a Pinot Gris that first year, and is now crafting additional varietals, such as Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot and his proprietary red blend, Sotto Voce. “We don’t release a wine that I don’t like,” Kinney said. He always enjoys tasting his new wines and is a big fan of Petite Sirah and Cabernet Sauvignon. His clientele is growing by word of mouth, with sales up this year by 40 percent. “We are starting to get more recognition for doing what we are doing,” he said. “Winemaking is a slow process; you only get one shot a year.” Kinney plans on introducing a new series of wines in the near future – the “Heritage Series,” a testament to those heritage varietals and crafted with no expense spared. “Our wine club members will receive these wines first, and if any remains, we will offer those in our tasting room,” says Kinney. According to Kinney, the wineries in Livermore are improving and are now producing world-class wines at incredible value. Wine enthusiasts can witness the winemaking process onsite at Occasio and will most likely meet the winemaker on any given day! Occasio Winery is located at 2245B South Vasco Road. For more details visit the website at www.occasiowinery.com or call (925) 3711987.

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best and make the best. I am always looking to combine the timeless trinity of food, wine and friends. The “Bodega” (Spanish for “cellar”) provides a vehicle for these passions and to share them with others. Besides my winery, Knightswood, I provide space in the Bodega for other artisan winemakers. A visit to the comfortably appointed tasting room provides our guests with an unhurried, welcoming experience as well as a range of wines to sample and purchase. On any afternoon, one can expect a warm greeting from our group. Terri is a delightful hostess and multi-lingual expatriate who spent many years living in Madrid, Spain. She provides much of the inspiration behind the designs and events. A dog-friendly place, Bentley the Basset Hound can often be seen resting on a Persian rug requesting your attention, and there is always a winemaker nearby to chat with you or even provide a tour. There are often fun events, featuring food, music and of course wine. Some are exclusive to wine club members so be sure at ask about what’s coming. Venture out to Treasure Island, at 13th Street and Avenue I, and discover the gems in Bodega’s treasure trove!

Come Discover the Hidden Treasures
One of the most often-asked questions winery visitors ask is some form of, “Why Treasure Island?” It has not been a direct route from the pastoral vineyards of Sonoma County to the former Naval base with its curious blend of peaceful avenues, transitional ghost buildings and stunning views of every San Francisco landmark. Doing the same thing as everyone else is seldom the path for me. Not only do I listen to a different drummer, I’ll probably make his drum different, too. Instead of opening yet another winery in Sonoma County, I was drawn in by the unique location and environment. No one had attempted to make wine here, but re-utilizing these buildings with the correct infrastructure already in place was a great opportunity. I co-founded the first multi-winery property on the Island, then split off to establish Bodega Wine Estates in another building that became available. My love affair with wine and food developed over many years. Never content with being a bystander, my journeys led me to learn to cook, grow grapes and make wine. It is a process in motion, always seeking the best out there – learn from the best, source the

TREASURE ISLAND WINERIES
BODEGA WINE ESTATES 751 13th Street at Avenue i, treasure island, San francisco fri, Sat and Sun from 1 to 6pm, 415-525-4154 Free tasting for two with ad A collection of family wineries – the venue promises a truly unique and enjoyable wine tasting experience with spectacular views of the City. Bring your lunch/picnic to enjoy with wine on the terrace. Knightswood wines are crafted to allow them express the nature of the vineyards' locale, giving voice to the elements of sun, wind and rain unique to each. Stein Family Wines – Got honest wine? We do. Our wines celebrate being alive and show life’s creative essence. We make sure the folks who grow and make it enjoy some of its dreams, too. Why? Because fair is fair. Great wines made the right way: steinfamilywines.com/donations. THE WINERY SF 200 California Ave. Bldg 180 N, Treasure Island, Daily 12pm-5pm 415-SF -JUICE • www.winery-sf.com – The Winery SF brings the California wine experience to San Francisco. It's 20,000 sq. ft. winery, tasting room, and event center allows visitors to experience the winemaking process first-hand while enjoying award-winning wines from Napa, Sonoma, and beyond. Tours available by appointment.

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Monterey Wine Festival Celebrates 36 Years
Now in its 36th year the Monterey Wine Festival continues to evolve into a platform designed for the regional wine industry and the community of wine lovers. After 36 years the festival has settled into the wine and food scene like a seashell in the sand. On Friday, June 8 from 5 to 9 p.m., the festival kicks off with guests savoring bites of wonderful food and sips of world-class wines. The cool ocean breeze reminds guests of the local heritage and of this festival that celebrated the wine industry long before many wineries even existed. Now the festival features many new editions that keeps guests happy and the palate alive with anticipation. Spirits, beers, oysters and Champagne are all featured on Friday evening as well as seafood from the Central Bering Sea Fisherman’s Association, arrays of cheeses, charcuterie and more all pair nicely with the wines. One can only imagine what else you would need to feel more bliss. What fun to hob-knob with the industry professionals and fellow guests that share a love of all that is good to the palate! On Saturday, June 9 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., the celebration continues with another addition The Bartenders Fedora Professional Cocktail Competition Throw Down! Guests continue the celebration with a completely mouth watering experience from both the wineries and purveyors of food. Along with all these festival ingredients live music is the final sensation that further ensures a ultimate winning combination. Wine, food, beer, spirits, music…aahhh! landing in Monterey to compete against the local titans of chowder. All competitors will be trying to slay the judge’s tongues with their creations, take home the prize money and boast of their achievement in what is expected to be one of the most impressive competitions around. Clam, Seafood and Creative Chowders are the categories that make up the contest and the big copper pot award goes to the Best of Show. Guests can sample or buy a cup of chowder, pick their own personal favorites and vote for the people’s choice award comparing their palettes to the judges. Wines that pair with chowders will also be available to sample. Festivities take place at 2012 Custom House Plaza, Monterey. Tickets are available online at www.montereywine.com. Like the Facebook pages: Monterey Wine Festival Company and West Coast Chowder Competition.

It’s a Chowdah Throw Down!
Another successful addition to the festival this year is the 3rd Annual West Coast Chowder Competition. Professional chefs from the west coast will come to compete and chowder lovers will pay homage to their special creations. This year chefs from Seattle, San Francisco, Portland and other chowder known destinations will be

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

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Vintners’ Festival Celebrates 23 Years, June 2-3
The Santa Cruz Mountain Winegrowers Association announced the 23nd Annual Vintners’ Festival, “A Taste of the Mountains,” will take place on two consecutive weekends. The first weekend, June 2 and 3, the festival will be hosted at wineries and restaurants in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties. The second weekend, June 9 and 10, the festival will be hosted at wineries and restaurants in Santa Cruz County. Wineries participating in the Vintners’ Festival will be pouring from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. with restaurant locations closing at 4 p.m. The Vintners’ Festival is an opportunity for restaurants and wineries to pair together for the ultimate experience. Many wineries will be pouring their wines at local restaurants for the festival as well as at their own winery locations. The Vintners’ Festival offers participants a self-guided tour in which they may take part in barrel tasting, meet winemakers and enjoy music, art and good food. Visitors are also invited to wander through many of the winery gardens and to bring picnics to enjoy in picturesque surroundings. Tickets and the official brochure listing participating wineries along with a map to help you find the locations are available by calling the Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association at (831) 685-VINE (8463). You may also purchase your commemorative wine glass, which serves as your ticket to taste, at any participating location during the festival.

Santa Lucia Highlands Gala
Join the vintners of the Santa Lucia Highlands for this sixth annual, exclusive tasting on Saturday, May 19 from 1 to 4 p.m. Sample limited release gems and hard-to-get vintages, often poured by the winemakers themselves, along with great food and music. Tickets are $85 per person. The setting will be beautiful Mer Soleil Winery, not normally open to the public. Participating vintners include August West, Belle Glos, Bernardus, Boekenoogen, Hahn, Hope and Grace, Kori, La Rochelle, Lucienne, Mansfield Dunne, Manzoni, McIntyre, Mer Soleil, Morgan, Novy, Paraiso, Pelerin, Pessagno, Pisoni, Poppy, Puma Road, Roar, Scheid, Sequana, Siduri, Talbott, Testarossa, Tondre, Tudor and Wrath.

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NAPA VALLEY
1313 Main – 1313 Main Street, napa; 707 258-1313 fri-Sat 11-12, Sun-thu 11-10 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 Ackerman Family Vineyards – 2101 Kirkland Ave, napa; 707 2 open by appointment only 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: Public tours daily at 11am & 2 pm (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 – 1307B lincoln Avenue, calistoga; 707 942-4912 fri-Sat 11-7, Sun-thu 11-5, tue by appt. 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 by appointment 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; 707 227-2293 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 Winery – 4089 Silverado trail, napa; 707 253-1400 open daily 10-5 Blankiet Estate – 2360 california Sr, Yountville; 707 963-2001 open by appt Mon-Sat 10-4 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 10:30-4:30

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 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 Ca' Momi Winery & Enoteca – 610 first St, napa; 707 257-4992 open daily 7:30-9 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; 707-921-2896 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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WINERY LISTINGS | WINE COUNTRY THIS WEEK
DAVID FULTON WINERY & VINEYARD
eSt. 1860 - JUSt 400 cASeS/YeAr ProDUceD

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

open Weekends, friday through Monday 11 -4 825 fulton lane, St. helena • 707-967-0719 • www.DavidfultonWinery.com Del Bondio Wine Co. – 1333 Bella oaks lane, napa; 707 963-2805 open by appointment only Del Dotto Caves – 1055 Atlas Peak rd, napa; 707 963-2134 open by appointment only Del Dotto Vineyards – 1445 St. helena highway, St. helena; 707 963-2134 open by appointment only Delectus Winery – 908 c enterprise Way, napa; 707 255-1252 open daily by appointment Diamond Terrace – 1391 Diamond Mountain road, calistoga; 707 942-1189 open by appointment only DOMAINE CARNEROS – 1240 Duhig rd, napa; 707 257-0101 open daily 10-6 Gifts, Children OK, Winery Tours, Vineyard Tours; Call ahead for groups of eight or more Domaine Chandon – 1 california Dr, Yountville; 707 944-2280 open daily 10-5 Dominari – 620 trancas Street, napa; 707-226-1600 open by appointment only, 10am-4:30pm Duckhorn Vineyards – 1000 lodi lane, St. helena; 707 963-7108 open by appointment, 10-4 Dutch Henry Winery – 4300 Silverado trail, calistoga; 707 942-5771 open daily 10-4:30 Eagle Eye Wine – 6595 gordon Valley rd, napa; 707 427-1600 open by appointment only Eagle & Rose – 1844 Pope canyon rd, Pope Valley; 707 965-9463 open by appointment only Eagle Trace– 680 rossi rd, St. helena; 707 963-4665 open by appointment only Eeden Wines– 3505 Spring Mountain rd., St. helena; 707 337-5526 open by appointment only EHLERS ESTATE
Join us in our historic stone building and beautiful olive grove. Open daily, 10:30 to 4:00 – $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

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 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

FOLIE A DEUX – 7481 St. helena hwy, oakville; 800 535-6400 open daily 10-6 Gift Items, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK Fontanella Family – 1721 Partrick road, napa; 707 252-1017 open daily by appointment 10-4 Forman Vineyards – 1501 Big rock road, St. helena; 707 963-3900 open by appointment only Franciscan Vineyards – 1178 galleron rd, rutherford; 707 963-7111 open daily 10-5 FRANK FAMILY VINEYARDS – 1091 larkmead lane, calistoga; 707 942-0859 open daily 10-5 Gift Items, Picnic Area Frazier Winery – 70 rapp lane, napa; 707 255-3444 x107 open by appointment Freemark Abbey – 3022 St. helena hwy 29 n., St. helena; 707 963-9694 open Daily 10-5

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 Inglenook – 1991 St. helena hwy, rutherford; 707 968-1161 open daily 10-5, appt recommended 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 Mon-fri 9-5, Sat-Sun 10-4 by appointment JUDD’S HILL – 2332 Silverado trail, napa; 707 255-2332 open daily by appointment only 10-4 Gift Items, Picnic Area, Children Welcomed Juicebox – 45 enterprise ct, napa; 707 254-1212 open daily by appointment only 9-5 Juslyn – 2900 Spring Mountain rd, St. helena; 707 265-1804 (Poured at Silenus Vintners) Winery open by appointment only Kapcsandy Family Winery – 1001 State lane, Yountville; 707 265-1804 open by appointment only Keenan – 3660 Spring Mountain rd, St. helena; 707 963-9177 open by appointment only Keever – 26 Vineyard View Dr, Yountville; 707 944-0910 open by appointment only Kelham – 360 Zinfandel ln; St. helena; 707 963-2000 open by appointment only Kelly Fleming Wines – 2339 Pickett rd, calistoga; 707 942-6849 open by appointment only Kenefick Ranch – 1371 lincoln Ave, calistoga; 707 942-1004 thu-Mon 11- 5 & by appt Kent Rasmussen – 1001 Silverado trail So, St. helena; 7070 963-5667 open by appointment only Kenzo Estate – 3200 Monticello road, napa; 707 254-7572 open by appointment only

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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 by appointment only Luna Vineyards – 2921 Silverado trail, napa; 707 255-2474 Mon-thu 11-4, fri-Sun 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 Mark Herold Wines – 710 first St, napa; 707 256-3111 open by appointment only 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 MATERRA – 1426 Main Street, St. helena; 707 244-4600 call for hours 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 Family – 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
Estabished in 1897. Experience 40 acres of history. Turn left and go back 100 years!

open daily, 11 am to 5 pm 6613 Pope Valley road, Pope Valley 707-965-1246 • www.popevalleywinery.com Porter Family Vineyards – napa; 707 265-7980 PRAGER WINERY & PORT WORKS – 1281 lewelling, St. helena; 707 963-Port (7678) Pride Mountain Wines – 4026 Spring Mountain rd, St. helena; 707 963-4949 PROVENANCE – 1695 St. helena hwy, St. helena; 707 968-3633 Quintessa – 1601 Silverdo trail, St. helena; 707 967-1601 Quixote – 6126 Silverado trail, napa; 707 944-2659 RAYMOND VINEYARD – 849 Zinfandel ln, St. helena; 707 963-3141 Gift Items, Children OK; Call ahead for Wine Tours 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 REATA – 1 Kirkland ranch road, napa; 707 254-8673 Regusci Winery – 5584 Silverado trail, napa; 707 254-0403 Relic – St. helena; 707 967-9380 Revana Family – 2930 St. helena hwy, St. helena; 707 967-8814 Reverie Winery – 1250 Diamond Mtn rd, calistoga; 707 942-6800 REYNOLDS FAMILY – 3266 Silverado trail, napa; 707 258-2558 Rios Wine – 1334-B lincoln Ave, calistoga; 707 942-1376 Ritchie Creek – 4024 Spring Mountain rd, St. helena; 707 963-4661 Road 31 Wine Co – napa; 707 649-1200 Robert Biale – 4038 Big ranch rd, napa; 707 257-7555 Robert Craig Winery – 625 imperial Way, napa; 707 252-2250 x1 Robert Keenan – 3660 Spring Mtn. rd, St. helena; 707 963-9177 open daily 9-5 open daily 10-5 open by appointment only open by appointment open by appointment open daily 10-5 open daily 10:30-6:30 open by appointment open by appointment only open by appointment open by appointment Mon-Sat 10-4 open by appointment open by appointment only open daily 10:30-4:30 open by appointment open daily 10-5 open by appointment open by appointment open daily 10-4

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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; 1-888-302-2575 By appointment 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 Savour Saint Helena – 649 Main St, St. helena; 707 968-5445 open daily 10-8 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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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, Mon, Wed, thu, Sat 12-6, fri 12-8 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 – at the Meritage resort, 875 Bordeaux Way, napa; 707 251-3012 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 10-5 Twomey Cellars – 1183 Dunaweal lane, calistoga; 800-505-4850 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 Up Valley Vintners – 1371 lincoln Ave, calistoga; 707 942-1004 thu-Sat 11-8, Sun, Mon 11-6, tue & Wed 12-5 V Madrone – 3169 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 Van Der Heyden – 4057 Silverado trail, napa; 707 257-0130 open daily 10-6 by appointment Varozza Vineyards – 514 Pratt Ave, St. helena; 707 963-0331 open by appointment only Velo Vino – pour clif Wines, 709 Main St, St. helena; 707 968-0625 open daily 10-6 Venge – 4708 Silverado trail, napa; 707 942-9100 Wed-Sun by appointment only Verismo Wines – 100 rapp ln, napa; 707 944 Wine (9463) open by appointment only Vermeil – 1255 lincoln Ave, calistoga; 877-668-4334 Sun-thu 10-5:30, fri-Sat 10-8 Viader Winery – 1120 Deer Park rd, Deer Park; 707 963-3816 ext. 110 open by advance appointment Vinoce & Twenty Rows – 880 Vallejo Street, napa; 707 265-7750 tue-Sat 11-5, Sun & Mon by appt Vincent Arroyo Winery – 2361 greenwood Ave, calistoga; 707 942-6995 open daily 10-4:30 by appointment Vine Cliff Winery – 7400 Silverado trail, Yountville; 707 944-1364 open daily 10-5 by appointment

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Vineyard 29 – 2929 St helena hwy, St. helena; 707 963-9292 open by appointment Vineyard 7 & 8 – 4028 Spring Mountain road, St. helena; 707 963.9425 Mon-fri 10-2 by appointment VinRoc – napa; 707 265-0943 open by appointment Vintner’s Collective – 1245 Main St, napa; 707 255-7150 open daily 11-6 Volker Eisele Family – 3080 lower chiles Valley rd, St. helena; 707 965-9485 open by appointment only Volta Wine– 3108 Silverado trail, Yountville; 707 501-4060 open by appointment only Von Strasser – 1510 Diamond Mtn. rd, calistoga; 707 942-0930 open by appointment 10:30-4:30 W. H. Smith– 1307 lincoln Avenue, Suite B, calistoga; 707 942-1194 Sun, Mon, tue, thu 10-5, fri-Sat 10-6:30 WATERSTONE – taste at oxbow, 708 first St, napa; 707 265-9600 Sun-thu 12-7, fri-Sat 12-9 Gift Items, Art Exhibits, Children OK Waugh Cellars – napa; 888-883-Wine (9463) open by appointment only Wermuth Winery – 3942 Silverado trail, calistoga; 707 942-5924 open ralph is there Whetstone Wine Cellars – tasted at Ubuntu Annex 1130 Main Street, napa; 707 254-0600 open by appointment White Cottage Ranch – 555 college Ave, Angwin; 707 965-0516 open by appointment 10-5 WHITEHALL LANE – 1563 St. helena hwy S. (hwy 29), St. helena; 800-963-9454 x 19 open daily 10-5:45 Gift Items, Art Exhibits, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Barrel Tasting Tours White Rock Vineyard – napa open by appointment only William Cole Vnyds – 2849 Saint helena hwy north, St. helena; 707 963-6100 open by appointment only William Harrison Vnyrds – 1443 Silverado trail, St. helena; 707 963-8310 open daily 11-5 WILLIAM HILL ESTATE WINERY – 1761 Atlas Peak road, napa; 707 265-3024 open daily 10-5 by appt Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Vineyard Tours, Educational Programs Wine Garage – 1020 foothill Blvd (hwy 29), calistoga; 707 942-5332 open Wed-Sat 11-6 Wineries of Napa Valley – 1285 napa town center, napa; 707 253-9450 Mon-tue 11-7, Wed-thu 11-6, fri-Sat 10-9, Sun 11-7 Wing Canyon Vineyard – 3100 Mt. Veeder rd, napa; 707 265-8798 open by appointment only Witt Estate – 1500 Whitehall ln, St. helena; 707 967-8046 open by appointment X Winery – 1405 2nd Street, napa; 707 204-9522 open by appointment only Yates Family Vineyard – 3104 redwood rd, napa; 707-226-1800 open daily by appointment only Young Ridge Estate – 1200 thompson Ave, napa; 707 265-8400 open by appointment only Z-52 – Poured at taste at oxbow, 708 first St, napa; 707 265-9600 Sun-thu 11-6, fri-Sat 11-9 Zahtila Vineyards – 2250 lake county hwy; calistoga; 707 942-9251 Daily 10-4:30 ZD WINES – 8383 Silverado trail, rutherford; 707 963-5188 open daily 10-4:30 Gift items, Children OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Wine Pairings Audelssa Estate Winery– 13750 Arnold Dr, glen ellen; 707 933-8514 open daily 11-5 Balletto – 5700 occidental rd, Santa rosa; 707 568-2455 open daily 10-5 B. R. COHN WINERY – 15000 Sonoma hwy 12, glen ellen; 800-330-4064 open daily 10-5 Gift items, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call for: Tours, Educational Programs, Wine Pairings B Wise Vnyds – 9077 Sonoma highway, Kenwood; 707 282-9169 Wed-Sun 10:30-5 Bartholomew Park – 1000 Vineyard ln., Sonoma; 707 935-9511 open daily 11-4:30 Battaglini Wines – 2948 Piner rd, Santa rosa; 707 578-4091 open by appointment only Bedarra Vineyards – Poured at locals: geyserville Ave & hwy 128, geyserville; 707 857-4900 open daily 11-6 Bella Vnyds & Wine Caves – 9711 West Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 473-9171 open daily 11-4:30 Benovia Winery – 3339 hartman rd, Santa rosa; 707 526-4441 open by appointment only Benziger Family Winery – 1883 london ranch rd, glen ellen; 888 490-2739 open daily 10-5 Bluenose Wines – Poured at hudson Street Wineries, 428 hudson Street, healdsburg; 707 433-2364 open daily 11-5 Blue Rock Vineyards – cloverdale; 707 481-0867 open by appointment only Bonneau Family – carneros Deli, 23001 Arnold Dr, Sonoma; 800-996-0420 open daily 11-6:30 (5 in winter) Branham Estate – Poured at Downtown Wine: 132 Plaza St, healdsburg; 707 473-0337 thu 11-6, fri-Sat 11-7, Sun 11-5 Brutocao Cellars – Poured at Sonoma enoteca: 35 e napa St; 707 935-1200 Wed-Mon 11-6, tue seasonal BRYTER Estates – 25 east napa St, Suite e, Sonoma; 707 501-8272 tues-Sun 11-6 Bucklin Old Hill Ranch – 8 old hill ranch rd; glen ellen 707 933-1726 open by appointment only Buena Vista Winery – 18000 old Winery rd, Sonoma; 707 265-1472 open daily 10-5 C. Donatiello – Poured at Vin couture: 322 healdsburg Ave c, healdsburg; 707 431-1011 open by appointment only Cahill Winery – 4950 ross rd, Sebastopol; 707 823-1335 Mon-fri 9-4, Sat-Sun 10-5 Camellia Cellars – 57 front St., healdsburg; 707 433-1290 open daily 11-6 Captûre – healdsburg; 707 395-0457 open by appointment only Carol Shelton – 3354-B coffey ln, Santa rosa; 707 575-3441 open by appointment, 11-4 Cass Winery – Poured at family Wineries – Kenwood: 9380 Sonoma hwy 12; 888-433-6555 open daily 10:30-5 CELLAR DOOR – 1395 Broadway, Sonoma; 707 938-4466 thu-Mon 11-6, tue-Wed 4-6 CELLARS OF SONOMA – 133 fourth Street, Santa rosa; 707 578-1826 Sun-Wed 10-8:30, thu-Sat 10-10 Chalk Hill – 10300 chalk hill rd, healdsburg; 707 657-4837 open daily 10-4 CHANDELLE WINERY – at the cellar Door: 1395 Broadway, Sonoma; 707 938-4466 thu-Mon 11-6, tue & Wed 4-6 CHARLES CREEK VINEYARD – 483 first St. W., Sonoma; 707 935-3848 open daily 11-6 Charles Heintz – Sebastopol; 877 874-3852 open by appointment only Chasseur – Sebastopol; 707 829-1941 open by appointment fri 10 & 2 Chateau Diana – 6195 Dry creek road, healdsburg; 707 431-8161 open daily 11-5 Chateau Felice – 322 healdsburg Avenue, healdsburg; 707 431-8161 thu-Sun 11-10 CHATEAU ST. 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A. Rafanelli Winery – 4685 W. Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-1385 open by appointment only Acorn Winery – 12040 old redwood hwy, healdsburg; 707 433-6440 open by appointment only Adobe Road Winery – 1995 S. McDowell Blvd, Petaluma; 707 939-7967 open by appointment only – 481 1st Street, Sonoma; 707 939-9099 Daily 11-7 Adrian Fog – healdsburg; 707 431-1174 open by appointment only Akoma Zoume – 3030 cavedale rd, glen ellen; 707 996-1787 open by appointment only Albini Family Vineyards – 886 Jensen ln, Windsor; 707 838-9249 open by appointment only ALDERBROOK WINERY 2306 Magnolia, healdsburg; 800 405-5987 open daily 10-5 Gift items, Picnic Area, Art Exhibits, Children OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Food Pairings Alexander Valley Vineyards – 8644 hwy 128, healdsburg; 707 433-7209 open daily 10-5 Amista Vineyards – 3320 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 431-9200 open daily 11-4:30 AMOROSA BELLA – at cellars of Sonoma: 133 4th St, Santa rosa; 707 578-1826 Sun-Wed 10-8:30, thu-Sat 10-10 Amphora Wines – 4791 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 431-7767 open daily 11-4:30 Anaba Wines – 60 Bonneau rd, Sonoma; 707 996-4188 open daily 10:30-5:30 Arbios/Praxis – Poured at locals: geyserville Ave & hwy 128, geyserville; 707 857-4900 open daily 11-6 Archipel – 4611 thomas rd, healdsburg; 800-273-0177 open by appointment Mon-Sat 10-5 Arista Winery – 7015 Westside rd, healdsburg; 707 473-0606 open daily 11-5 ARMIDA WINERY – 2201 Westside road, healdsburg; 707 433-2222 open daily 11-5 Gift items, Children OK; Call ahead for Food Pairings Arnot-Roberts – healdsburg; 707 433-2400 open by appointment only Arrowood Vineyards & Winery – 14347 Sonoma hwy 12, glen ellen; 707 935-2600 open daily 10-4:30 Atascadero Creek – 4114 ross road, Sebastopol; 707 824-8204 open by appointment only

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Corda – 845 chileno Valley rd, Petaluma; 707 781-9310 open by appointment only Coturri Winery – 6725 enterprise rd, geln ellen; 707 525-9125 open by appointment only D & L Carinalli Vineyards – 2900 llano rd, Santa rose; 707 795-7052 open by appointment only D’Argenzio – 1301 clevelend Ave, Ste A, Santa rosa; 707 280-4658 open daily 11-5 Dashe Cellars – Poured at family Wineries – Dry creek Valley: 4791 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-0100 10:30-4:30 Da Vero – 766 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 11-4:30t Del Carlo – 4939 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 484-2430 open by appointment only DE LOACH VNYDS – 1791 olivet road, Santa rosa; 707 526-9111 open daily 10-5 DE LORIMIER WINERY (formerly Mosaic)– 2001 hwy 128, geyserville; 800 546-7718 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 Downtown Wine Cellars – 132 Plaza St, healdsburg; 707 473-0337 thu 11-6, fri-Sat 11-7, Sun 11-5 Draxton Wines – 4001 hwy 128, geyserville; 707 857-3300 open daily 10:30-5 DREYER WINE – Poured at Sonoma enoteca: 35 e napa St, Sonoma; 707 935-1200 Wed-Mon 11-6, 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 DUNAH VINEYARDS – at cellars of Sonoma: 133 4th St, Santa rosa; 707 578-1876 Sun-Wed 10-8:30, thu-Sat 10-10 Dutch Bill Creek – Sebastopol; 877 874-3852 open 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 open 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; 800 994-2454 open daily 10:30-5:30 Ehret Winery – Poured at locals: geyserville Ave & hwy 128, geyserville; 707 857-4900 open daily 11-6 Enkidu Wine – 8910 Sonoma hwy. 12, Kenwood; 707 833-6100 open daily 12-6 Eric K. James Vineyards– 452 first Street e, Sonoma Plaza; 707 996-1364 Wed-Sun 11-5 or by appointment Eric Kent Wine Cellars – 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; 888 433-6555 Mar-Dec 10:30-5, Jan-feb closed tu-We FAVERO VNYDS – 3939 lovall Valley rd, Sonoma; 707 935-3939 open by appointment only – Poured at Sonoma enoteca: 35 e napa St; 707 935-1200 Wed-Mon 11-6, tue seasonal FERRARI CARANO
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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 Wine:, 23574 Arnold Dr/hwy 121, Sonoma; 707 934-4090 open daily 11-6 Francis Ford Coppola – 300 Via Archimedes, geyserville; 707 857-1400 open daily 11-6 Freeman Winery – 1300 Montgomery rd, Sebastopol; 707 823-6937 open by appointment only Freestone Vineyards – 12747 el camino Bodega, freestone; 707 874-1010 Daily 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 Gann Family – Poured at cellars of Sonoma: 133 4th St, Santa rosa; 707 578-1876 Sun-Wed 10-8:30, thu-Sat 10-10 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 Glen Lyon Vineyards – Sonoma; 707 833-0032 open daily 11-6 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 only Gourmet Au Bay – 913 hwy 1, Bodega Bay; 707 875-9875 fri-Sat 11-8, Sun-thu 11-7 Graton Ridge – 3561 gravenstein hwy n, Sebastopol; 707 823-3040 fri-Mon 10-4:30 Gunfighter – Poured at locals: geyserville Ave & hwy 128, geyserville; 707 857-4900 open daily 11-6 Gundlach Bundschu – 2000 Denmark St, Sonoma; 707 938-5277 open daily 11-4:30 GUERRERO FERNANDEZ – at cellar Door: 1395 Broadway, Sonoma; 707 938-4466 thu-Mon 11-6, tue & Wed 4-6 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; 707 996-3860 open by appointment only Hartford Family Winery – 8075 Martinelli road, forestville; 707 887-8011 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 Mon-thu 11:30-4:30, fi-Sun 11:30-5, closed Wed Hawkes Wine – 6734 hwy. 128, healdsburg; 707 433-4295 open daily 10-5 Hawkes Wine Tasting Rm – 383 1st Street West, Sonoma; 707 938-7620 open daily 12-6 Hawley Wines – 6387 W Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 431-2705 open by appointment only Haywood Winery – 25 east napa St, Ste c; 707 933-3001 open daily 11-6 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 11-6, fri-Sat 11-7, Sun 11-5 Holdredge – 51 front St, healdsburg; 707 431-1424 Sat-Sun 11-4:30 or by appt Homewood Winery – 23120 Burndale rd, Sonoma; 707 996-6353 open daily 10-4 Hook and Ladder – 2134 olivet rd, Santa rosa; 707 526-2255 open daily 10-4:30 HOP KILN WINERY HKG ESTATE WINES honoring the Past, handcrafting the future
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6050 Westside road, healdsburg (707) 433-6491, hopKilnWinery.com Hudson Street Wineries – 428 hudson Street, healdsburg; 707 433-2364 open daily 11-5 Icaria Creek Winery – 27750 Asti rd, cloverdale; 707 486-9623 open by appointment only IL CUORE – Poured at Sonoma enoteca: 35 e napa St; 707 935-1200 Wed-Mon 11-6, 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; 707 293-9576 fri -Sun 11-4 or by appt. Inspiration Vnyds & Winery –3360 coffey ln Suite e, Santa rosa; 707 237-4980 open daily 11-4:30 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

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 Fisher Vineyards – 6200 St.helena rd; 707 539-7511 open by appointment only Flowers Vineyard & Winery – 28500 Seaview rd, cazadero; 707 847-3661x32 open by appointment Foggy Valley – Poured at locals: geyserville Ave & hwy 128, geyserville; 707 857-4900 open daily 11-6 Folk Machine – Poured at Downtown Wine: 132 Plaza St, healdsburg; 707 473-0337 thu 11-6, fri-Sat 11-7, Sun 11-5 Foppiano Vineyards – 12707 old redwood hwy, healdsburg; 707 433-7272 open daily 11-5 Forchini Vineyards – 5141 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 431-8886 fri-Sun 11-4:30, Mon-thur by appt

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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 JAMES FAMILY – Poured at cellars of Sonoma: 133 4th St, Santa rosa; 707 578-1876 Sun-Wed 10-8:30, thu-Sat 10-10 JAQK CELLARS – Poured at Sonoma enoteca: 35 e napa St; 707 935-1200 Wed-Mon 11-6, tue seasonal JCB TASTING ROOM & WINE BAR – 320 center St, healdsburg; 707 473-9707 Sun-Wed 10:30-5:30, thu-Sat 10:30-9 Johnson’s Alexander Valley Wines – 8333 hwy 128, healdsburg; 707 433-2319 open daily 11-4 John Tyler Wines – 4353 Westside rd, healdsburg; 707 473-0123 open daily 10:30-5 Jordan – 1474 Alexander Valley rd, healdsburg; 707 431-5250 open by appointment only JOSEPH JEWELL – Poured at cellars of Sonoma: 133 4th St, Santa rosa; 707 578-1876 Sun-Wed 10-8:30, thu-Sat 10-10 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 or by appt Kaz Winery – 233 Adobe canyon rd, Kenwood; 707 833-2536 fri-Mon 11-5 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 Kelley & Young – Poured at hudson Street Wineries, 428 hudson Street, healdsburg; 707 433-2364 open daily 11-5 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 Kings Hill Cellars – 3404 Kings hill rd, Santa rosa; 707 538-0704 open by appointment only Kokomo – 4791 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-0200 open daily 11-4:30 Korbel Champagne Cellars – 13250 river rd, guerneville; 707 824-7000 open daily 10-5 Krutz Family Cellars– 1301 cleveland Ave, Santa rosa; 707 536-1532 open by appointment only Kunde – 9825 Sonoma hwy 12, Kenwood; 707 833-5501 open daily 10:30-5 La Crema – 235 healdsburg Ave, healdsburg; 800 314-1762 open daily 10:30-5:30 La Czar Vineyards – 7870 giusti rd, forestville; 707 887-3400 open by appointment only Lago di Merlo – at family Wineries – Dry creek Valley: 4791 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-0100 10:30-4:30 Lake Sonoma Winery – Poured at Valley of the Moon: 777 Madrone rd, glen ellen; 800 750-9463 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 LA SIRENA – Poured at cellars of Sonoma: 133 4th St, Santa rosa; 707 578-1876 Sun-Wed 10-8:30, thu-Sat 10-10 Lasseter Family – 1 Vintage Way, glen ellen; 707 933-2814 fri-Mon 11 & 2 by appt only Laurel Glen – 14301 Arnold Dr Suite 5, glen ellen; 707 933-9877 open by appointment only 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; 954 401-0096 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 MacLeod Family Vnyd – Kenwood; 707 833-4312 open by appointment only MacPhail Family – 851 Magnolia Dr, healdsburg; 707 433-4780 open by appointment only Macrae Family – Poured 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; 707 935-1200 Wed-Mon 11-6 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; 707 935-1200 Wed-Mon 11-6 Marimar Estate – 11400 graton road, Sebastopol; 707 823-4365 open daily 11-4 Martinelli Vineyards – 3360 river rd, Windsor; 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 at 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 – Poured 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

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open Daily 11-5 • 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 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 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 open daily 11-4:30 Mountain Terraces – glen ellen; 707 481-7377 open by appointment only Mounts Family – 3901 Wine creek rd, healdsburg; 707 292-8148 Sat 11-5, Sun 12-4:30 or by appt Mueller – 6301 Starr rd, Windsor; 707 837-7399 fri-Mon 11-4 Munselle Vineyards – 3763 hwy 128, geyserville; 707 857-9988 open by appointment only Murphy-Goode – 20 Matheson St, healdsburg; 800 499-7644 open daily 10:30-5:30 Muscardini Cellars – 8910 Sonoma hwy, Kenwood; 707 833-0526 open daily 11-6 Mutt Lynch Winery – 602 limerick ln, healdsburg; 707 942-6180 open by appointment only Nalle – 2383 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-1040 Sat 12-5 & by appt Nicholson Ranch – 4200 napa rd, Sonoma; 707 938-8822 open daily 10-6 Novy Family – 981 Airway ct, Ste e & f, Santa rosa; 707 578-3882 open by appointment daily 10-3 Notables – 11020 eastside road, healdsburg; 707 431-8460 open by appointment only Occidental Road Cellars – 2064 gravenstein hwy, north, Bldg 7; 707 874-9400 open Sat 1-4 or by appt Old World Winery – 850 river rd, fulton; 707 490-6696 open by appointment only Optima Winery – 498 Moore ln, Unit c, healdsburg; 707 431-8222 open by appointment only ORCHARD STATION WINERY – at Moondance cellars: 14301 Arnold Dr, glen ellen; 707-938-7550 thu-Mon 11-5

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Paint Horse – 16510 Arnold Drive, Sonoma; 707 935-0148 open by appointment only Palmeri – Poured at terroirs Artisan Wines: 21002 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 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 by appointment only 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 n, Suite 102, Sebastopol; 707 829-3111 open by appointment only Peterson – 4791 Dry creek rd Bldg 7, healdsburg; 707-431-7568 By appointment Sat-Sun 11-4:30 Poured at locals: geyserville Ave & hwy 128, geyserville; 707 857-4900 open daily 11-6 Petroni Vineyards – 990 cavedale road, Sonoma; 707 935-8311 open by appointment Pezzi King Vnyds – 3225 W Dry creek rd, 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 Bass Winery – 11750 Mays canyon rd, guerneville; 707 869-1475 open by appointment only 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 Ram’s Gate – 28700 Arnold Dr, Sonoma; 707 721-8700 thur-Mon 10-6 Ramey Wine Cellars – 25 healdsburg Ave, healdsburg; 707 433-0870 open by appointment only Ravenswood – 18701 gehricke rd, Sonoma; 707 938-1960 open daily 10-4:30 Raymond Burr – 8339 W. Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-8559 open daily 11-5 Red Car Wine Co – 8400 graton rd, Sebastopol; 707 829-8500 open daily 10-4:30 RH – Poured at locals: geyserville Ave & hwy 128, geyserville; 707 857-4900 open daily 11-6 RICHARDSON WINERY – Poured at 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 – 240 center St, healdsburg; 707 922-6362 tue-thu 12-6, fri-Sun 12-7 Robert Hunter – 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 By appt Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 11-4 Roche – 122 West Spain St, Sonoma; 707 935-7115 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 – 3850 Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-3261 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 Sadler-Wells Winery – Poured at hudson Street Wineries: 428 hudson Street, healdsburg; 707 433-2364 open daily 11-5 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 11-6 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 Scribe Winery –2300 napa rd, Sonoma; 707 939-1858 open by appointment only SEABISCUIT RANCH – Poured at Sonoma enoteca: 35 e napa St; 707 935-1200 Wed-Mon 11-6, tue seasonal SEBASTIANI VINEYARDS – 389 fourth St. east, Sonoma; 707 933-3230 open daily 11-5 Complimentary Tours, Gift Items, Picnic Area & Supplies, Children & Pets Welcomed Seghesio Winery – 700 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 open by appointment only 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; 707 942-7082 Mon-Sat 9-5, Sun 11-5, tours by appt Simi Winery – 16275 healdsburg Ave, healdsburg; 707 473-3232 open daily 10-5 Simoncini Vineyards – 2303 West Dry creek rd, healdsburg; 707 433-8811 open by appointment only 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 Small Vines Wines – 2160 green hill rd, Sebastopol; 707 823-0886 open by appointment only SODA ROCK WINERY – 8015 highway 128, healdsburg; 707 433-3303 open daily 11-5 Sojourn Cellars –141 e. napa Street, Sonoma; 707 933-7212 Daily 10-5 by appointment Sonoma-Cutrer – 4401 Slusser rd, Windsor, 877 797-3489 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 Daily 12-5 Spann Vineyards – 111 east napa Street , Sonoma; 707 933-8343 Daily 12-6 ST. FRANCIS VINEYARDS – 100 Pythian rd, Santa rosa; 888-675-Wine open daily 10-5 Gift Items, 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 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, healdsburg; 800 355-8008 fri-Mon 11-4:30 or by appt Stryker Sonoma – 5110 highway 128; geyserville; 707 433-1944 open daily 10:30-5 Stuhlmuller – 4951 West Soda rock ln, healdsburg; 707 431-7745 fri-Mon 10-4:30, appts recommended SUNCE 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 fri-Mon 12-4 or by appt 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 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

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TR ELLIOT – Poured at cellars of Sonoma: 133 4th St, Santa rosa; 707 578-1876 Sun-Wed 10-8:30, thu-Sat 10-10 Trecini Cellars – 441 Beaver St, Santa rosa; 707 525-9400 open by appointment only 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 Two Amigos – 25 east napa St, Sonoma open daily 11-6 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; 707 566-9153 tue-Sat 11-6, Sun-Mon by appt Valdez Family Wines – 595 Santana Dr, cloverdale; 707 894-3710 Sat 11-4, fri & Sun by appt Valley of the Moon – 777 Madrone rd, glen ellen; 707 939-4500 open daily 10-4:30 Vérité – 4611 thomas rd, healdsburg; 800 273-0177 open by appointment only VIANSA WINERY – 25200 Arnold Dr, Sonoma; 707 935-4726 open daily 10-5 Vin Couture Lounge – 322 healdsburg Ave, healdsburg; 707 431-8161 thu-Sun 11-10 VJB VINEYARDS & CELLARS
Our wines are sold exclusively from our Tasting Room or through our Wine Club Enoteca. We invite you to experience for yourself our family charm.

9077 Sonoma hwy, Kenwood • open Daily 10am-5pm 707-833-2300 • www.vjbcellars.com 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 Willowbrook – Poured at hudson Street Wineries: 428 hudson Street, healdsburg; 707 433-2364 open daily 11-5 WILSON – 1960 Dry creek road, healdsburg; 707 433-4355 open daily 11-5 Gift Items, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK Wind Gap Wines – forestville; 707 887-9100 open by appointment only Windsor Oaks Vineyards – 10810 hillview rd, Windsor; 707 433-4050 open by appointment only Windsor Vineyards – Poured at Vintage Wine estates: 308B center St, healdsburg; 707 921-2893 open daily 11-7 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; 707 857-9400 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

Byington Winery – 21850 Bear creek road, los gatos; 408 354-1111 tue-Sun 11-5, Winter: Wed-Sun 11-5 Calera – 11300 cienega road, hollister; 831 637-9170 open daily 11-4:30 Casa De Fruta – 6680 Pacheco Pass hwy, hollister; 800 543-1702 Mon-fri 9-5, Sat-Sun 8-7:30 Castillo’s Hillside Shire – 2215 liberta Drive, Morgan hill; 408 776-8200 Sat 1-7, Sun 12-5 Cava Wine Bar – 115 San Jose Ave, capitola; 831 476-2282 tue-thu 4-11, fri-Sat 12-12, Sun 3-9 Chaine d’Or – 140 Sunrise Drive, Woodside; 650 851 8977 open by appointment only Cinnabar – 14612 Big Basin Way, Saratoga; 408 867-1012 open daily 11-5, fri 11-8 Clos LaChance – 1 hummingbird ln, San Martin; 800 itS-Wine open daily 11-5 Clos Tita – 4 Kendall lane, Santa cruz; 831 439-9235 open by appointment only Cooper-Garrod – 22645 garrod rd, Saratoga; 408 867-7116 Mon-fri 12-5 Sat-Sun 11-5 Copious Winery – 427 Swift Street, A, Santa cruz; 831 425-Wine fri 12-5, Sat & Sun 12-6 Creekview Vineyards – 12467 creekview ct, San Martin; 408 686-0534 3rd weekend 11-5 Creekview Vnyds & Sherman Cellars Tasting Rm – 40 Post St, San Jose; 408 288-Wine Wed-Sun 11-5 David Bruce Winery – 21439 Bear creek rd, los gatos; 408 354-4214 Mon-fri 12-5, Sat-Sun 11-5 DeRose Vineyards – 9970 cienega Valley road, hollister; 831 636-9143 Sat-Sun 11-4 or or by appointment Domenico Wines – 1697 industrial rd, San carlos; 650 593-2335 open daily 12-5 Enz – 1781 limekiln road, hollister; 831 637-6443 By appointment only Equinox Champagne Cellar – 427-c Swift St, Santa cruz; 831 338-2646; 831 423-3000 fri-Sun 12-5 Fernwood Cellars – 7137 redwood retreat, gilroy; 408 848-0611 3rd weekend of the month, 12-5 Flint Wine Cellars – 13160 cienega road, hollister; 831 636-8986 open by appointment only Fortino Winery – 4525 hecker Pass hwy, gilroy; 408 842-3305 tue-Sat 10-5, Sun 11-5 Guerra Cellars – 500 John Smith rd, hollister; 831 902-9106 Weekends July thru Sept GUGLIELMO WINERY
With three generations of grape growing and wine making, we continue to produce a family of award-winning wines.

Daily 10-5, closed major holidays 1480 east Main Avenue, Morgan hill 408-779-2145 • guglielmowinery.com Hallcrest Vineyards – 379 felton empire rd, felton; 831 335-4441 open daily 12-5 Heart o’ the Mountain – 5610 Scotts Valley Dr, Scotts Valley; 831 345-6133 open by appointment only Hecker Pass Winery – 4605 hecker Pass hwy, gilroy; 408 842-8755 open daily 10-5 Hillcrest Terrace – 429B ingalls Street, Santa cruz; 831 426-1500 Sat 12-5, Sun 2-5 & by appointment Hunter Hill – 7099 glen haven rd, Soquel; 831 465-9294 Sat-Sun 11-4 or by appt J. LOHR VINEYARDS & WINE – 1000 lenzen Ave, San Jose; 408 918-2160 open daily 10-5 Jason-Stephens – 11775 Watsonville rd, gilroy; 408 846-8463 thur-Mon 12-5 Kirigin Cellars – 11550 Watsonville rd, gilroy; 408 847-8827 (3855 Day rd for events) open daily 10-5 Kings Mountain – 187 Kings Mountain road, Woodside; 650 851-7551 open by appointment only La Honda – 2645 fair oaks Ave, redwood city; 650 366-4104 Sat 11-5 or by appt La Nebbia – 12341 San Mateo road, half Moon Bay; 650 726-9463 open daily 10-5 Léal Vineyards – 300 Maranatha Drive, hollister; 831 636-1023 open daily 11-5 LOMA PRIETA WINERY – 26985 loma Prieta Way, los gatos; 408 353-2950 Sat-Sun 12-5 or by appt Martin Ranch – 6675 redwood retreat road, gilroy; 408 842-9197 open third weekend of each month 12-4 Mesa Del Sol Esate – 45803 Arroyo Seco rd, greenfield; 831 624-8527 open by appointment only Michael Martella – 17287 Box 103 Skyline Blvd, Woodside; 650 851-6777 open by appointment only MJA VINEYARDS – 328A ingalls St, Santa cruz; 831 421-9380 Mon-thu 12-6, fri-Sun 12-8 MJA VINEYARDS – 24900 highland Way, los gatos (Sta cruz Mtns); 408 353-6000 thur-Sun 12-6 Morgan Hill Cellars – 1645 San Pedro Ave, Morgan hill; 408 779-7389 tue-Sun 10-5 Mountain Winery – 14831 Pierce road, Saratoga; 408 741-2822 Sat-Sun 12-5 Muccigrosso – 21450 Bear creek rd, los gatos; 408 354-0821 open by appointment only Muns Vineyard – los gatos; 408 515-2663 open by appointment only Naumann Vnyds – 16505 Montebello rd, cupertino; 408 867-7871 Special events & by appointment Nicholson Vnyds – 2800 Pleasant Valley rd, Aptos; 831 724-7071 Sat 12-4 Odonata – 334A ingalls Street, Santa cruz; 831 566-5147 1st Sat of the month 12-5 Organic Wine Works – 379 felton empire rd, felton; 800-oWW-Wine open daily 12-5

MONTEREY, SANTA CRUZ, SANTA CLARA COUNTIES
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 nov-April: open daily 11-5, May-oct: closed tue Big Basin– 830 Memory lane, Boulder creek; 831 621-8028 open by appointment only Big Basin Tasting Room – 14598 Big Basin Way, Suite B, Saratoga; 408 564-7346 Mon-thu 11-5, fri-Sat 11-7 Black Ridge – 18550 Black rd, los gatos; 408 399-6396 open 3rd weekend 11-5 & by appointment Bonny Doon Vineyard – 328 ingalls Street, Santa cruz; 888 819-6789 open daily 12-5, summer till 6 Bruzzone – 433 Sunridge Drive, Scotts Valley; 831 438-3120 open by appointment only BURRELL SCHOOL – 24060 Summit rd, los gatos; 408 353-6290 open thu-Sun 11-5 Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK

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WINERY LISTINGS | WINE COUNTRY THIS WEEK
Osocalis Distillery – 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 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 fri-Sun 12-5 or by appt Rapazzini Winery – 4350 S. Monterey hwy, gilroy; 800 842-6262 Mon-fri 9-5, Sat 9-6, Sun 10-6 Regale Winery – 24040 Summit road, los gatos; 408 353-2500 fri 2-6, Sat-Sun 12-5 Ridge Vineyards – 17100 Montebello road, cupertino; 408 867-3233 Sat-Sun 11-4 & by appt River Run – 65 rogge lane, Watsonville; 831 726-3112 open by appointment only Roudon -Smith – 18 hanger Way Ste B-c, Watsonville; 831 438-1244 Sat 12-5 or by appointment Santa Cruz Mtn Vnyd – 334A ingalls Street, Santa cruz; 831 426-6209 Wed-Sun 12-5 Sarah’s Vineyard – 4005 hecker Pass hwy, gilroy; 408 847-1947 open daily 12-5 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 – Silver Mountain 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 or by appt 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 – 770 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 Winery – 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 – 427 Swift St, Ste c, Santa cruz; 831 471-2705 open by appointment only Villa del Monte Winery – 23076 Summit rd, los gatos; 888 788-4583 open one weekend/month or by appt Vinocruz – 725 front St, #101, Santa cruz; 831 426-8466 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, Ste B, 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 Wed-thu 12-6, fri-Sat 12-9, Sun 12-6 Windy Oaks Estate – 550 hazel Dell rd, corralitos; 831 786-9463 Sat 12-5 & by appt Woodside Vineyards – 205 constitution Dr, Menlo Park; 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 Caraccioli Cellars – Dolores, between ocean & 7th; carmel Valley; 831 622-7722 Mon-thu 2-7, fri-Sat 11-10, Sun 11-7 Chateau Julien Wine Estate – 8940 carmel Valley road, carmel Valley; 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 Chesebro Wines – 19 east carmel Valley rd, carmel Valley; 831-659-2125 fri-Mon 12-5 Chock Rock Vnyd – 1 Del fino Place, carmel Valley; 831 659-7625 thu-Mon 11:30-5:30 Cima Collina – San carlos, between ocean & 7th, carmel Valley; 831 620-0645 open daily 12- 6 Figge Cellars – at Winefield gallery: Dolores St between 7th & ocean, carmel Valley; 831 384-4149 Wed-Sun 2-8 Galante Vineyards – Dolores, between ocean & 7th; carmel Valley; 831 624-3800 open daily 12-6 (closed until spring) 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 11-5 Holman Ranch – 19 east carmel Valley rd, carmel Valley; 831-659-2640 Joullian Vineyards – 2 Village Drive Suite A, carmel Valley; 866 659-8101 Joyce Vineyards – 19 east carmel Valley rd, carmel Valley; 831-659-2885 fri-Sun 11-6 open daily 11-5 fri-Sun 11-5

TASTE MORGAN Featuring the Wines of Morgan Winery and Lee Family Farm in the crossroads carmel, rio road at highway 1 / carmel open 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (831) 626-3700 / morganwinery.com Otter Cove Wines – at terra nove Wine Bar: 315 calle Principal, carmel Valley; 831 320-3050 open daily 12-5 Parsonage Village Vineyard – 19 east carmel Valley road, carmel Valley; 831 659-7322 open daily 11-5 Robert Talbott Vineyards – 53 West carmel Valley rd, carmel Valley; 831 659-3500 Mon-fri 11-4:30, Sat-Sun 11-5 Scheid Vineyards Wine Lounge – 7th & San carlos, carmel; 831-656-9463 open daily 11-7 Silvestri Vnyds – (opening March 1) 19 east carmel Valley road, carmel Valley; 831 659-1700 thu-Sun 11-5 Southern Latitudes Wines - lincoln St. between ocean & 6th, carmel Valley; 831-622-7652 Wed-Sun 11-6 Tudor Wines - in Andre Bouchee, Between ocean & 7th, carmel by the Sea; 831-224-2116 fri-Sun 12-5 Wrath Wines – carmel Plaza, corner of ocean Ave. and Mission St, carmel; 831 678-2212 Mon-Sat 10-6, Sun 11-5 MONTEREY WINERIES A Taste of Monterey – 700 cannery row, Ste 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 11-7 Baywood Cellars – 381 cannery row Suite c, Monterey; 831 645-9035 open daily 12-6 Chateau Sinnet – 1184 Broadway, Seaside; 831 394-6090 open by appointment only Figge Cellars – 3348 Paul Davis Drive Suite 101, Marina; 831 384-4149 Mon-fri by appointment only McIntyre Vineyards – in hyatt regency: 1 old golf course rd Ste 1, Monterey; 831 649-9463 Mon-Wed 9-7, thu-Sun 8-8 Pierce Ranch – 499 Wave Street, Monterey; 831 372-8900 thu-Mon 12-6:30, fri-Sat 12-8 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 12-8 SALINAS VALLEY A Taste of Monterey – 127 Main Street, Salinas; 831 751-1980 Mon-Wed 11-5, thur-Sat 11-6, closed Sun Boekenoogen – Santa lucia highlands, Salinas; 831 675-3549 Sat-Sun 12-4 De Tierra –740 Airport Blvd, Salinas; 831 754-3176 open by appointment only HAHN SLH ESTATES – 37700 foothill road, Soledad; 831 678-4555 Mon-fri 11-4 Gift Items, Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call for Winery Tours Sat-Sun 11-5 Hammond Vnyds– 655 river road, Salinas; 831 455-8173 Sat-Sun 11-5 Manzoni Estate – 30981 river road, Soledad; 831 675-3398 fri-Sun 11-5 Marilyn Remark – 645 river road, Salinas; 831 455-9310 Sat-Sun, holidays 11-5 Mesa Del Sol Vineyards & Retreat – 45803 Arroyo Seco rd,greenfield; 831 624-8527 open by appt only Paraiso Vineyards – 38060 Paraiso Springs road, Soledad; 831 678-0300 Sat-Sun 11-5, Mon-fri 12-4 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 Robert Talbott Vineyards – 1380 river road, Salinas; 831 675-0942 thu-Mon 11-5 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 11-5

LAKE/MENDOCINO COUNTIES
Albertina Wine Cellars – 4601 road 110, hopland; 707 744-1475 Barra of Mendocino – 7051 n. State Street, redwood Valley; 707 485-0322 Beaver Creek Vnyds – 22000 hwy 29, Middletown; 707 987-1069 Bell Hill Vineyards– 6725 Jacobsen, Kelseyville; 707 490-4400 Brassfield Estate– 10915 high Valley rd, clearlake oaks; 707 998-1895 Breggo Cellars – 11001 highway 128, Boonville; 707 895-9589 Brutocao Cellars – 7000 hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-2152 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

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Brutocao Cellars – 13500 hwy 101, hopland; 707 744-1664 open daily Summer 10-6, Winter 10-5 Campovida – 13601 old river road, hopland; 707 744-8797 open by appointment Ceago Vinegarden – 5115 e. hwy 20, nice; 707 274-1462 open daily 10-5 Cesar Toxqui Cellars – 821 n. Bush St, Ukiah; 707 462-1054 Wed-Sun 11-5:30 Chiarito Vineyards – 2651 Mill creek rd, Ukiah; 707 462-7146 open by appointment only Claudia Springs – 1810 hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-3993 fri-Mon 11-5 Cougar’s Leap – 9300 Seigler Springs rd. n., Kelseyville; 707 279-0651 May-oct, fri-Sun 11-5pm or by appt Demuth Winery – 16125 Deer Meadows rd, Booneville; 707 895-3729 open by appointment Dogwood Cellars – 13500 hwy 101, Ste h, hopland; 707 743-0301 Sat-Sun 11-5, Mon-fri by appt Drew Family – 9000 hwy 128, Philo; 707 877-1771 thu-Mon 11-5 Duncan Peak Vineyards – 14500 Mtn. house road, hopland; 707 744-1493 open by appointment Dunwood Vineyards – 2399 n. State St, Ukiah; 707 462-2985 open by appointment Eden Crest Vineyards & Winery – 2550 Big Valley road, Kelseyville; 707 279-2987 open by appointment Elke Vineyards – 12351 hwy 128, Booneville; 707 246-7045 fri-Mon 11-5 Esterlina – 1200 holmes ranch road, Philo; 707 895-2920 open by appointment only Foursight Wines – 14475 highway 128, Boonville; 707 898-2889 fri-Mon 10-4:30 Frey – 14000 tomki rd, redwood Valley; 707 485-5177 Mon-fri 10-5, by appointment Germain-Robin – P. o. Box 1059, Ukiah; 707 462-0314 open by appointment only Mon-frid Giuseppe Wines, Neese Vnyds – 401 School Way, redwood Valley; 707 485-8458 open by appointment only Goldeneye Winery – 9200 hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-3202 open daily 11-4 Graziano Family of Wines – 13251 S.hwy 101; Suite 3, hopland; 707 744-8466 open daily 10-5 Greenwood Ridge Vineyards – 5501 hwy 128; Philo, 707 895-2002 open daily 10-5 Gregory Graham Wines– 13633 Point lakeview road, lower lake; 707 995-3500 Sat & Sun 11-5 Handley Cellars – 3151 hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-3876 Summer 10-6, Winter 10-5 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 Snows Lake Vnyd –lower lake; 707 994-9444 open by appointment 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 Green Valley Cellars – 1635 Mason rd, green Valley; 707 864-2089 thu-Sun 11-5 or by appointment 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 Mankas Hills Vineyards – 4185 chadbourne road, Suisun Valley; 707 480-7334 open by appointment only Tenbrink Vineyards – 1793 rockville rd, Suisun Valley; 800-692-0723 open by appointment only Rock Creek Vineyard – 4610 green Valley rd, green Valley; 707 864-2471 open by appointment only Suisun Valley Wine Coop – 4495 Suisun Valley road, Suisun Valley; 707 864-3135 thu-Sun 12-5 Sunset Cellars – poured at Suisun Valley Wine coop thu-Sun 12-5 Vezer Family Tasting Rm– 2522 Suite V Mankas corner road, fairfield; 707 429-3958 Mon-fri 10-5, Sat-Sun 10-6 Vezer Family Private Ranch– 707 422-8025 tours & tasting by appointment only Winterhawk Winery – poured at Suisun Valley Wine coop thu-Sun 12-5 Wooden Valley Winery – 4756 Suisun Valley road, Suisun Valley; 707 864-0730 Daily 11-5

YOLO COUNTY
Berryessa Gap – 27260 hwy 128, Winters; 530 795-3201 Berryessa Gap – 15 Main Street, Winters; 530 795-3201 tue-fri 12-4 or by appointment thurs 4:30-8:30, fri 12-8:30, Sat 11-8:30, Sun 11-4

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WINERY LISTINGS | WINE COUNTRY THIS WEEK
Bogle Vineyards – 37783 county rd, clarksburg; 916 744-1139 Sat-Sun 11-5, Mon-fri 10California Cellars – 15511 isleton road, isleton; 916 777-5747 open by appointment only Capay Valley Vineyards – 13757 hwy 16, Brooks; 530 796-4110 open Sat-Sun 12-5, Weekdays by appointment Carvalho Family – poured at the old Sugar Mill, 35265 Willow Ave, clarksburg; 916 744-1625 Wed-Sun 11-5 Heringer Estates – poured at the old Sugar Mill, 35265 Willow Ave, clarksburg; 916 744-1227 thu-Sun 11-5 Purple Pearl Vineyards – 9177 currey rd, Dixon; 707 693-1607 thu-Sun 12-5 River Grove Winery – 52183 clarksburg rd, clarksburg; 916 744-9000 open by appointment only Rominger West – 4602 Second Street, Davis; 530 747-2044 Mon-Sat 10-6 Scribner Bend Vnyds – 9051 river rd, Sacramento; 916 744–1803 fri-Sun 11-4:30 Six Hands Winery – 13783 isleton rd, Walnut grove; 916 776-2053 open by appointment only Solomon Wine Co. – poured at the old Sugar Mill, 35265 Willow Ave, clarksburg; 916 744 1131 fri 1-5, Sat-Sun 11-5 Three Wine Company– poured at the old Sugar Mill, 35265 Willow Ave, clarksburg; 707 933-9752 fri-Sun 11-5 Todd Taylor Wines – poured at the old Sugar Mill, 35265 Willow Ave, clarksburg; 916 744-1120 Sat & Sun 11-5 Turkovich Family Wines– 304 railroad Ave, Winters; 530 795-3842 thu 12-6, fri & Sat 12-9,Sun 12-5 Wilson Vineyards – clarksburg; 916 744-1456 open by appointment only 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 WINERY – 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 – 5565 tesla rd, livermore; 925 456-2380 open daily 12-4:30 Tenuta Vineyards – 633 Kalthoff common, livermore; 925 960-1006 fri-Sun 12-5 Tesla Vintners – 5143 tesla rd, livermore; 925 606-Wine fri-Sun 12-5 Thomas Coyne Winery – 51 e. Vallecitos rd (hwy 84), livermore; 925 373-6541 Sat-Sun 12-5 Wente Vineyards Estate Tasting Room – 5565 tesla rd, livermore; 925 456-2305 open daily 11-4:30 Wente Vineyards Tasting Room – 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 appointment

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 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-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 – 1828 Wetmore rd, livermore; 925 449-9463 fri-Sun 12-5 Lavish Laines Winery – 2481 Buena Vista Ave, livermore; 925 321-0373 fri-Sun 11-7 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 – 2271 South Vasco rd, Ste B, livermore, 925-443-Wine fri-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

TREASURE ISLAND
BODEGA WINE ESTATES– 751 13th St at Ave M, treasure island, San francisco fri, Sat & Sun from 1-6pm Fat Grape Winery – 1080 Avenue M, treasure island, San francisco; 415-388-8318 tue-Sun 12-5:30 pm Hoffman Family Cellars– 751 13th Street at Avenue M, treasure island, San francisco opening Soon JUST JOSHIN– 751 13th Street at Avenue M, treasure island, San francisco fri, Sat, Sun from 1-6pm KNIGHTSWOOD – 751 13th Street at Avenue M, treasure island, San francisco fri, Sat, Sun 1-6pm STEIN FAMILY WINES– 751 13th Street at Avenue M, treasure island, San francisco fri, Sat, Sun 1-6pm Treasure Island Wines – 95 9th Street and Ave i, treasure island, Sf; 415-394-9463 Mon-fri 9am-5pm, Sat 12-4pm WINERY SF– 200 california Ave, Bldg 180 no, treasure island, Sf, 415-Sf -JUice open daily 12-5, tours by appointment VIE – 200 california Ave, Bldg 180 no, treasure island, Sf, 415-Sf -JUice open daily 12-5, tours by appointment Sol Rouge – 200 california Ave, Bldg 180 no, treasure island, Sf, 415-Sf -JUice open daily 12-5, tours by appointment

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY
Bloomfield Vnyd– 633 first Street, Brentwood; 925 634-9463 Wed-thu 4-8pm, fri 4-11pm, Sat 11am-11pm Captain Vineyards – 1969 Joseph Drive, Moraga; 925 631-0714 open by appointment Enos Wines – 9000 Brentwood Blvd., Brentwood; 925 634-3900 open by appointment Hannah Nicole Vnyds – 6740 Balfour road, Brentwood; 925 513-0769 fri 11-3, Sat-Sun 1-5 Happy Valley Cellars – 1223 Upper happy Valley road, lafayette; 925 283-1245 open by appointment 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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