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

SEPTEMBER 3, 2010 – ISSUE 36 – VOLUME 29

William Hill Estate

ON THE COVER William Hill Estate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 WINE COUNTRY NEWS Wineology by Len Napolitano . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Wine Country Calendar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-16 SPECIAL COUPONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 WINE COUNTRY GETAWAYS Overnight Accommodations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26

WINERY F E AT U R E

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Joseph Phelps

SUISUN VALLEY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30-31 Suisun Valley Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 NAPA VALLEY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32-43 St. Helena Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32 Downtown Napa Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32 Calistoga . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36-37 Yountville . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Napa Valley Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40-41 Napa Valley Fine Art . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43

WINEMAKER PROFILE

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Judd Finkelstein, Judd’s Hill Winery

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SONOMA COUNTY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44-55 Sonoma County Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44-45 Russian River Area Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Healdsburg Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 Santa Rosa Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .51 Geyserville Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .51 Sonoma Valley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .52-55 Sonoma Valley Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .52 Sonoma Plaza . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .54 Glen Ellen & Kenwood Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .55 MENDOCINO & LAKE COUNTIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58-59 Lake & Mendocino Counties Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 LIVERMORE VALLEY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Livermore Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 LODI/WOODBRIDGE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Lodi/Woodbridge Area Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 NORTHERN CENTRAL COAST . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62-64 Monterey Bay/Santa Cruz Mountains Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Salinas Valley Wineries Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 SIERRAS/FOOTHILLS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 Sierra Foothills Wineries Maps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 WINERY LISTINGS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .66-78

Andretti Winery

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Wineology

INTELLIGENCE FOR THE WINE CONSUMER by Len Napolitano

What are wine legs, body and nose?
These commonly used terms describe how three of our senses are used in evaluating the anatomy of wine. Starting with an observation of the tiny streams of wine that cling to the inside of the glass, these “legs” are indicators of the overall richness, or power, of the wine. Wine higher in alcohol or sugar will exhibit these “tears” that creep back down after the glass is swirled. Try comparing legs of a Sauvignon Blanc with 12% alcohol with those of Chardonnay made with about 14% alcohol. The Sauvignon Blanc will exhibit faint legs that fall back into the glass fairly quickly while the Chardonnay’s legs will appear a little fatter and slower moving. Then taste the difference in richness between the two with the legs having clued you in to the wine’s style before you sip. Our sense of touch comes into play when a wine’s body is assessed. Also known as “mouthfeel,” body can be light, as in a domestic Riesling, medium, like a Pinot Noir, or full-bodied, such as Syrah. As a general rule, wines that are made in a full body style will also have a higher alcohol content to help balance the overall makeup of the wine. Many popular “New World” (USA, Australia, Chile) wines made from Cabernet Sauvignon or Shiraz (the Australian name for Syrah) are described as full bodied. To the contrary, many notable Cabernets and Syrah from the “Old World” (France, Italy) are generally said to possess elegance and complexity in a more delicate, medium body style. Neither approach is necessarily superior--only personal preference matters when choosing one or the other. Finally, the term “nose” is used as a synonym for smell. A wine is said to have a nice “nose” if it has distinctive and pleasing aromas that invite the taster to indulge. When you evaluate a wine’s nose, stick your nose deep inside the glass and take several strong sniffs while concentrating on the scents that hit you. Although wine is made from grapes, its aroma (sometimes interchanged with “bouquet”) is seldom “grapey”. Instead, you’ll get the smell of anything from wild berries to jasmine, depending on the wine.
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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Wine Garage – Here Comes the Jug!
Well, it has taken a while, but the Wine Garage Jug Wine Program has been free-flowing for the past 18 months. The custommade, stainless-steel taps facilitate the flow of two righteous and delicious blends, B1 (a Bordeaux-style blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Carmenere, Merlot and Petit Verdot) and R1 (a Rhone-style blend of Syrah, Zinfandel, Grenache, Mourvedre and Petite Sirah). “My biggest problem,” says co-owner, Todd Miller, “is that customers can't decide which to buy because they love them both so much.” And with good reason. Miller bought the individual lots of finished wine that make up each blend from some of his personal winemaking friends. The wine came from grapes from several of Napa’s most prestigious vineyards. He's sworn to secrecy on the vineyard sources so the Wine Garage blends don’t compete against the same wines priced at two, three or even four times what Miller sells it for – just $29.99 for a half-gallon jug, filled to order. When Todd and Joy Miller moved to Napa Valley in 2001, they were surprised to find that they could hardly find any wines for less than $45 a bottle. Then they went to a dinner party at a winemaker's home, and were shocked to discover that many winemakers couldn't afford to drink the wines they made. That's when the Millers decided to open the first wine shop in Napa Valley that only carried wines under $25 a bottle. So in 2003, Todd Miller swapped his corporate necktie for jeans and boots and started scouring Northern California for great, undiscovered wines to offer at the new wine shop, the Wine Garage in Calistoga. Miller drove the roads less traveled, meeting with winemakers, walking in their vineyards, and tasting their grapes, barrel samples and finished wines. The winemakers, tickled to have a real, live wine buyer at their winery, shared stories with Miller over a glass of wine at the dinner table. The Wine Garage carries a wide selection of bargains from Sonoma and Napa, and gems from as far afield as Paso Robles, Lodi, the Sierra Foothills and Mendocino County. The store features wines under $25 (with the exception of three Private Label wines), and Miller doesn’t buy a wine for the store unless he loves it. What’s best is the Wine Garage staff takes the guesswork out of wine shopping: tell the staff what you're looking for and they will steer you to the perfect bottle. The Wine Garage is a licensed winery, and in addition to the blends on tap, they produce a line of their own Wine Garage wines from grapes they crush. For reds they offer a Napa Valley Zinfandel, a Zin blend from Napa Valley, a Rhone blend from The North Coast of California, and three selections of Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignons. They also offer a white blend: Joy Ride (named for Todd’s business partner, Joy), a lively blend of Albarino, Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier and Muscat. The Wine Garage’s wine club is one of the best deals around. Club members can choose to receive six bottles of red wine (or three red and three white) six times per year for $110 per shipment, plus shipping. The Wine Garage also offers an “Intense Red” selection of massively concentrated and extracted wines, also six bottles six times per year for $135-$145 per shipment, plus shipping. The Wine Garage, located at 1020 Foothill Boulevard (Highway 29) in Calistoga, is open from 11 a.m. till 6:30 p.m. Monday thru Saturday and 11 a.m. till 4:30 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call (707) 942-5332, visit the website at www.winegarage.net or send an email to team@winegarage.net.

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NAPA VALLEY
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 free for wine club members, RSVP 707-967-3720, details www.jpvwines.com · Insignia Blending · Le Nez · Tasting Terroir · Wine Appreciation · Cool California (Freestone Chardonnay & Pinot Noir) · Barrel seminars (Napa Valley Cab) ONGOING WEEKENDS EXCEPT 4TH WEEKEND Wine Component Tasting Seminar at Merryvale Vineyards St. Helena, 10:30am-12:30pm, $20, free/club members 707-963-7777, www.merryvale.com EVERY 4TH WEEKEND Wine & Food Pairing Seminar at Merryvale Vineyards 10:30am-12:30pm, $20, free/club members, St. Helena 707-963-7777, www.merryvale.com ONGOING SATURDAYS THROUGH LABOR DAY WEEKEND Etude Summer Music Series Napa, 11:30am-3pm, $35, $25/members & guest www.etudewines.com, 707-257-5300 • Aug 28: surprise guest • Sept 4: surprise guest ONGOING Napa Valley Wine Train Napa, 800-427-4124, www.winetrain.com • Sept 2, 17: Murder Mystery • Sept 3: Cheers! Train ONGOING Napa Valley Opera House 1030 Main Street, Napa, 707-226-7372, www.nvoh.org • Sept 4: Labor Day Luau with George Kahumoku & Masters of Hawaiian Music ONGOING di Rosa Preserve Art & Nature Napa, 707-226-5991, www.dirosapreserve.org • Ongoing through Sept 18: Deborah Oropallo: POMP ONGOING Live at Uptown Theatre Napa, 707-259-0123, www.uptowntheatrenapa.com • Aug 25: Lucinda Williams, Chrissie Hynde & JP Jones • Aug 29: Asia • Sept 5: Lewis Black ONGOING FRIDAYS Friday Night Pulse Tastings ACME Fine Wines, St.Helena, 5-7pm, www.acmefinewines.com, 888-963-0440 • Aug 27: Jason Kesner pouring Kesner wines • Sept 3: Keith Emerson & Pascal Levensohn pouring Leaf & Twig & more ONGOING Friday Night Winemaker Events JV Wine & Spirits, Napa, 5-7pm, $2, 707-253-2624, www.jvwine.com • Aug 27: Honig Wines ONGOING Tasting Events at Wineries of Napa Valley Napa Town Center, Napa, 707-253-9450 www.napavintages.com, check website for times & prices • Aug 27: Fine Wine & Artisan Cheese • Aug 28-29: Chocolate Decadence • Sept 3, 10, 17, 22, 24: Fine Wine & Artisan Cheese • Sept 4-5, 11, 14: Chocolate Decadence ONGOING Buon Amici Members & Guests Benessere Vineyards, St. Helena,10am-4:30pm 707-963-5853, www.benesserevineyards.com • Members Only New Release Tastings • Barrel Tastings by appointment • Vertical Tastings by appointment • Wine & Cheese Pairing by appointment ONGOING Jefferson House Reserve Room Tasting at Monticello Vineyards Napa, Reserve Wine Seminar, Corley Family Napa Valley $25 RSVP 707-253-2802 x18, www.CorleyFamilyNapaValley.com ONGOING V. Sattui Winery St. Helena, 9am-6pm, no appt. necessary, 707-963-7774, www.vsattui.com • Classic tasting, daily, $5 • Premium tasting, daily, $10 • Food & wine pairing, Mon-Thu, $18 • Artisan chocolate & wine pairing, Sat-Sun, $25 • Italian Marketplace with 200+ cheeses • Deli with panini, sandwiches, crabcakes & more • Weekend BBQ, wood-fired pizza, oysters, mozzarella bar • 2 ½ acres of tree-shaded picnic grounds ONGOING FRIDAYS-SUNDAYS Food & Wine Pairings at Etude Winery Napa, 10am, 1pm & 3pm, $35, $25/members www.etudewines.com, 707-257-5300 ONGOING Rombauer Vineyards St. Helena, 707 963-5170, www.rombauer.com • Friday-Sunday: Open by previous appointment only • Monday-Thursday 10am-5pm • Tasting $10 • Wine & Cheese Pairing daily by appointment only, 11am, 1-3pm, $25 ONGOING Visitor Programs at Robert Mondavi Winery For details, 888-RMONDAVI x2, www.robertmondavi.com • The Signature Tour & Tasting • The Wine Tasting Basics • The Exclusive Cellar Tasting • Tasting Beyond the Basics • The “Harvest of Joy” Tour & Lunch ONGOING Tours & Tasting at ZD Wines Rutherford, RSVP 800-487-7757, www.zdwines.com • Traditional Tasting, $10, daily 10am-4pm • Premier Tasting, $15, daily 10am-4pm • Private Group Tasting, $20, by appt • Cellar Tour & Tasting, $25, 1pm weekends & holidays, M-F by appt • Vineyard View Tasting, $40, Sat-Sun 11am, M-F by appt • Abacus Tasting, $600 for 4-6 people, by appt • Wine Train, $180 ONGOING Tours and Tastings at William Hill Estate Winery Napa, 10am-5pm, by appt. 707-265-3024, www.williamhillestate.com • Taste the Napa Valley, $12 • Chardonnay Experience / with food pairing, $16/$20 • Exploring Cabernets, $20 • Estate Exclusives, $25 • Intro to William Hill Estate Tour and Tasting, $25 • The William Hill Estate Experience Tour and Tasting, $40 ONGOING Vineyard & Winery Tours at Raymond Vineyards St. Helena, 11am (by appt), $15, Group tours available (by appt) 800-525-2659x620, www.raymondvineyards.com ONGOING Wine Tasting Experiences at Benessere Vineyards St. Helena, 707-963-5853x105, www.benesserevineyards.com, by appt • Personalized Wine Flights, daily, $10 • Vineyards Walking Tour & Tasting, M-W, 10:30am, $15 • Fudge Pairing Experience, Sun, 10:30am, $15 • Barrel Tasting, RSVP, Tues, Sat-Sun, 11am, $20 • Barrel Tasting & Current Release, Tues, Sat-Sun, 11am, $25 • Barrel Tasting & Vertical, Tues, Sat-Sun, 11am, $25 • Group Tasting, Sat-Sun, 1:30pm, $15 ONGOING Tours & Tastings at Andretti Winery Napa , 877-386-5070x222, www.andrettiwinery.com • Individual Tastings, $12 • Private Winery Tour & Tasting, $15/tour, $20/tour & tasting • Food & Wine Pairing • Vineyard Tour • Blending Class • Wine Sensory Seminar ONGOING Tasting at Grgich Hills Estate Rutherford, 9:30am-4:30pm, Tours at 11am & 2pm, $10 Wine library tasting/$30, Barrel tasting on most Fridays 2-4pm 707-963-2784, www.grgich.com ONGOING Tastings & Tours at Artesa Winery Napa, RSVP, 877-224-8309, www.artesawinery.com • Vino con Queso, Wine & Cheese Experience, $40 • Daily Guided Tours • Vines & Wines, A Vineyard Tour, $40 ONGOING Tours & Tasting at Black Stallion Winery Napa, 10am-5pm, 707-253-1400, www.blackstallionwinery.com • Regular tasting, $10 • Reserve tasting, $35, Sat-Sun Artisan cheese additional $7.50/person ONGOING Educational Tours & Wine Tasting at Castello di Amorosa Calistoga, 707-967-6272, RSVP, www.castellodiamorosa.com • Regular tour & tasting, $25-$40 • Reserve tour & tasting, $35-$50 • Tasting only, $10-$25 • Young adult tours, $15-$20 • Napa Valley Neighbor Program • Private VIP tours ONGOING The Ultimate Flight Long Meadow Ranch, St. Helena,A true farm-to-table experience at Logan-Ives House, 11am, RSVP, $35, www.longmeadowranch.com, 707-963-4555 EVERY SATURDAY ZD Wines: Wine & Cheese Seminar Rutherford, Includes visit to Wine Library & Cellar, 11am, $40 800-487-7757 x107, 707-963-5188, www.zdwines.com EVERY SUNDAY Sensory Component Tasting at ZD Wines Rutherford, 11am by appointment only, $20, 707-963-5188, www.zdwines.com EVERY SATURDAY Chocolate & Red Wine Saturdays at Bennett Lane Winery Calistoga, 10am-5pm, www.bennettlane.com, 707-942-6684 ONGOING SATURDAYS Napa Riverwalk with Historian George Webber 2 hour tour with tales & lore of old town Napa, 10am, $20, 707-251-8500 AUGUST 26 Brix Unpaved: Street Food Night, Havana Nights Brix Restaurant, Yountville, 6-9:30pm, $38/adv, $42 www.brix.com, 7077-944-2749 AUGUST 27 Sunsets on the Silverado Bench at William Hill Winery Napa, 5:30pm-dusk, complimentary, RSVP www.williamhillestate.com, 707-265-3024 AUGUST 28 Summer Concert at St. Clement featuring Dog Bone Napa, 12-3pm, free, RSVP, www.stclement.com, 707-265-5016 AUGUST 28 Wine Club BBQ at Reynolds Family Winery Napa, 707-258-2558, www.reynoldsfamilywinery.com AUGUST 28 Harvest Launch Celebration at Fontanella Family Winery Napa, 1-4pm, RSVP, www.fontanellawines.com, 707-252-1017 AUGUST 28 Harvest STOMP Hudson Vineyards, Napa, 6-10pm, www.napagrowers.org, 707-944-8311 AUGUST 28 Blues, Brews & BBQs First & Main Streets, Napa, 1-6pm, www.napadowntown.com, 707-257-0322 AUGUST 28 Hands Across the Valley The Ranch Winery, St. Helena, 6-11pm www.handsacrossthevalley.com, 707-226-6136 AUGUST 28-29 Live Music at The Rhine House at Beringer Vineyards St. Helena, 12-5pm, 707-963-8989x2017, www.beringer.com AUGUST 29 Educational Tour & Tasting Tutorial The Hess Collection, Napa, 1-2:45pm, $35 www.hesscollection.com, 707-255-1144

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SEPTEMBER 4 Generations Vertical Tasting at Raymond Vineyards St. Helena, 1-3pm, $25, $20/members, RSVP www.raymondvineyards.com, 800-525-2659 SEPTEMBER 4 Napa Valley Tomato Festival Live music, tastings, demos, wine & more! Connolly Ranch, Napa, 3-6pm $20, $10/11-18, www.napavalleytomatofestival.com, 707-227-5403 SEPTEMBER 4, 25 Tapenade Tasting Goosecross Cellars, Yountville, 10am-4pm, $10, free/members www.goosecross.com, 707-944-1986 SEPTEMBER 5 Napa River Festival Downtown Napa, 3:30-9:30pm, free admission www.friendsofthenapariver.org, 707-254-8520 ONGOING Vineyard Walk & Photography Workshop at B.R. Cohn Winery Glen Ellen, 10am-1pm, $45, $35/members 707-931-7924x123, www.brcohn.com ONGOING Exclusive Wine & Cheese Tasting at B.R. Cohn Winery Glen Ellen, 11am & 3pm, $25, $20/members 707-931-7924x123, www.brcohn.com ONGOING 20th Annual Summer Concert Series at Rodney Strong Vineyards Healdsburg, www.omegaevents.com/rodneystrong, 707-869-1595x4 • Aug 29: Chris Isaak ONGOING Friday Night Music at Sebastiani Winery Sonoma, 6:30-9:30pm, 800-888-5532x3230, www.sebastiani.com • Aug 27: Rolling Blackouts • Sept 3: Adam Traum & the Traumatics ONGOING Taste & Twirl at Jacuzzi Family Vineyard Dance class & wine tasting!, Sonoma, 3-5pm, $20, $35/couple www.jacuzziwines.com, 707-931-7575 • Aug 29: Latin, Rumba & Tango ONGOING Live Shows at Hopmonk Tavern Sebastopol, 707-829-7300, www.hopmonk.com • Aug 27: The Jug Dealers • Aug 28: The Blasters • Sept 3: Still Time ONGOING Friday Night Music at Michel-Schlumberger Healdsburg, 5-8pm, $5, 707-433-7427 • Sept 3: Jay Kell ONGOING Free Concerts at C. Donatiello Winery Healdsburg, 3-7pm, www.cdonatiello.com, 707-431-4442 • Sept 5: Buddy and Friends • Sept 12: Troubaduo ONGOING THROUGH SEPTEMBER 18 Summer Complimentary Concert Series Landmark Vineyards, Kenwood, 1-4pm www.landmarkwine.com, 707-833-0226 • Aug 28: Adam Traum, folk • Sept 4: Laurent Fourgo, jazz ONGOING THURSDAYS Thirsty Thursdays at Anaba Sonoma, Enjoy complimentary cheese & crackers to pair with your wine tasting. 4-5:30pm, 707-996-4188, www.anabawines.com

SONOMA COUNTY
ONGOING SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS Wine & Food Sampling at Hop Kiln Russian River Valley, Visit the historic tasting room to enjoy delicious wine & sample over 80 food items in their gourmet marketplace, 10am-5pm 707-433-6491, www.hopkilnwinery.com

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ONGOING SUNDAYS Domaine Carneros Sparkling Brunch at the Fairmont Mission Inn & Spa Sonoma, 9am-1pm, 707-938-9000, www.fairmont.com.sonoma ONGOING Terroir & History Tour at Chateau St. Jean Kenwood, A visit to Chateau St. Jean lifts all of your senses. Complimentary, 11am-2pm, 707-833-4134, www.chateaustjean.com ONGOING Wine & Food Pairing at Kendall-Jackson Fulton, Special reserve food & wine tasting, 10am-4pm, $25 707-571-7500, www.kj.com ONGOING MONDAY-SATURDAY Robert Young Estate Winery Vineyard Tours & Tasting in a Remodeled Grape Gondola Geyserville, 11:30am, $10, box lunch provided for $20 707-431-4811, www.ryew.com ONGOING WEEKENDS Wine & Chocolate Pairings at Fritz Winery Cloverdale, 10:30am-4:30pm, $5 tasting fee covers the pairing 707-894-3389, www.fritzwinery.com ONGOING Wine Experiences at Chateau St. Jean Kenwood, Ten person minimum, 2 hours, $50, by appointment 707-833-4134x5258, www.chateaustjean.com • Cinq Cépages Blending Seminar, Eight person minimum, 2 hours, $75 • Cinq Cépages Component Tasting, Eight person minimum, 1.5 hours, $25 • Private VIP Wine Tasting, 10:30am, 1 & 3pm, $25, 1 hour • Box Lunch Prgram with Tour ONGOING Tours, Tastings & Seminars at St. Francis Winery Santa Rosa, Ten person minimum, Call for more information & reservations 888-675-WINE(9463)x255, www.stfranciswinery.com • Winery Tour & Tasting, 1.5 hours, $25 • Vineyards Tour & Tasting, 1 hour, $20 • Blending Seminar, 1.5 hour, $65 ONGOING Guided Winery Tours at Gloria Ferrer Sonoma, 11am, 1 & 3pm, $10, 707-996-7256, www.gloriaferrer.com EVERY OTHER WEDNESDAY The Art of Winemaking Workshop Petroni Vineyards, Sonoma, 10:30am-12pm 707-935-8311, www.petronivineyards.com ONGOING TUESDAYS Tuesdays in the Plaza Concerts & Farmers’ Market Healdsburg Plaza, Healdsburg, Market: 4-6:30pm 707-431-1956, www.healdsburgfarmersmarket.org LAST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH 50 Mile AV Vintner's Dining Glen Ellen, Barrel tasting & Old Vine Pinot Noir & Syrahs from Ashton Vineyard. Foods sourced locally. 4-7PM, RSVP, 707-935-3456, ashtonwines.com ONGOING THURSDAYS THROUGH AUGUST Summer Nights on the Green: Thursday Night Concerts & Farmers’ Market Windsor Town Green, Windsor, 5-8pm, www.townofwindsor.com, 707-838-1260 • Aug 26: Beatles Flashback ONGOING THROUGH SEPTEMBER 5 The Comedy of Errors – Sebastopol Shakespeare Festival Ives Park, Sebastopol, 707-823-0177, www.the-rep.com ONGOING THROUGH SEPTEMBER 6 Mirror Mirror – Reflections Healdsburg Center for the Arts, Healdsburg, 11am-5pm www.healdsburgcenterforthearts.com, 707-433-6708 ONGOING THROUGH SEPTEMBER 12 21st Annual Summer Music Festival Various locations in Petaluma, www.cinnabartheater.org, 707-763-8920 ONGOING THROUGH SEPTEMBER 12 Ella: The American Dream Cinnabar Theater, Petaluma, www.cinnabartheater.org, 707-763-8920 ONGOING SUNDAYS THROUGH OCTOBER 10 3rd Annual Live From the Middle Reach Summer Concert Series C. Donatiello Winery, Healdsburg, 1-4pm, free www.cdonatiello.com, 800-433-8296 ONGOING WEDNESDAYS THROUGH OCTOBER 27 Wine & Sunsets in Paradise Paradise Ridge Winery, Santa Rosa, 6pm www.prwinery.com, 707-528-WINE ONGOING TUESDAYS THROUGH OCTOBER Sonoma Farmers’ Market Sonoma Plaza, Sonoma, 5:30-dusk, 707-538-7023 ONGOING SATURDAYS THROUGH OCTOBER Pizza Café at Simi Winery Healdsburg, Weather permitting, www.simiwinery.com, 707-473-3213 ONGOING SUNDAYS THROUGH DECEMBER 19 Farmers’ Market in Old Downtown Windsor www.windsorfarmersmarket.com, 707-838-1320, 10am-1pm • Sept 12: Tomato & Pepper Festival 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 • August - Organic and Biodynamic Wine Month, Winery of the Month Benziger Family Winery • September - Heirloom Tomato Month, Winery of the Month - Shug Estate Winery, Heirloom tomato themed flights AUGUST 27 Perfectly Pinot at Gloria Ferrer Sonoma, 10:30am-12pm, $30, RSVP, www.gloriaferrer.com, 707-933-1939 AUGUST 27 Friday Night Music with Carlos Herrera Band Michel-Schlumberger, Healdsburg, 5-8pm, $5, 707-433-7427 AUGUST 28 Opera Sunday at Chateau St Jean Kenwood, 2-4pm, complimentary, www.chateaustjean.com, 707-833-4134 AUGUST 28 Wilson Release Party Healdsburg, 800-433-4602, www.wilsonwinery.com AUGUST 28 Landslide Release Party at Simi Winery Healdsburg, 12-3pm, 707-473-3213, www.simiwinery.com, RSVP AUGUST 28 Summer Concert Series: The Crux Medlock Ames, Healdsburg, 3:30-6pm, www.medlockames.com, 707-431-8845 AUGUST 28 12th Annual Russian River Air Show Highway 116, Monte Rio, www.mrrpd.org, 707-865-9956 AUGUST 28-29 Annual Bodega Seafood Art & Wine Festival Watts Ranch, Bodega, 707-824-8717, www.winecountryfestivals.com AUGUST 29 Healdsburg Plaza Antique Fair Healdsburg Plaza, Healdsburg, 9am-4pm www.healdsburg.com, 707-578-7772, free SEPTEMBER 3 Wilson Winery Summer Music Series: Blues Box Bayou Band Healdsburg, 6-8pm, 800-433-4602, www.wilsonwinery.com SEPTEMBER 3 Summer Nights Summer street party with live music, wine tasting & more! Railroad Square, Santa Rosa, 6-9pm, www.snrrs.com, 707-490-5039 SEPTEMBER 3 Winemaker Lunch – Taste of Sonoma Sbragia Family Vineyards, Geyserville, 12:30pm www.sbragia.com, 707-473-2992 SEPTEMBER 3 Williamson Wines – 2010 Epicurean Dinners Dry Creek Kitchen, Healdsburg, 7:30pm, $150 www.williamsonwines.com, 707-433-1500 SEPTEMBER 3-5 3rd Annual Sonoma Wine Country Weekend Sonoma Valley Vintners & Growers and Sonoma County Vintners www.SonomaWineCountryWeekend.com • Sept 3-4: Winemaker Dinner & Lunches, various venues • Sept 4: Taste of Sonoma, MacMurray Ranch, Healdsburg • Sept 4: Chairman’s Dinner, St. Francis Winery, Santa Rosa • Sept 5: Sonoma Valley Harvest Wine Auction, Cline Cellars, Sonoma SEPTEMBER 4 Harvest Party at Mazzocco Winery Wine Club Member Event, Healdsburg, 6-10pm, $100, RSVP www.mazzocco.com, 800-501-8466 SEPTEMBER 4-5 Tippi Hendren of The Birds at The Tides Wharf Bodega Bay, Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 11am-5pm www.innatthetides.com. 707-875-2777x2103 SEPTEMBER 4-6 Labor Day Weekend New Releases Chateau St. Jean, Kenwood, 10am-5pm 707-833-4134x4134, www.chateaustjean.com SEPTEMBER 4, 11, 18, 25 Healdsburg Certified Farmers’ Market Healdsburg Plaza, 707-431-1956, www.healdsburgfarmersmarket.org SEPTEMBER 6 Labor Day Pizza on the Terrace Wines by the glass, pizza & live music on the terrace! Benziger Family Winery Glen Ellen, 11am-4pm, www.benziger.com, 707-935-4046 SEPTEMBER 6 Labor Day Pizza on the Terrace Wines by the glass, pizza & live music on the patio! Imagery Estate Winery Glen Ellen, 11am-4pm, www.imagerywinery.com, 707-935-4515 707-521-2534, www.rrvw.org

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ONGOING FRIDAYS THROUGH AUGUST Summer Concert in the Park Library Park, Lakeport, 6:30-8:30pm, free, 707-263-6113 ONGOING THROUGH SEPTEMBER 12 Impossible Marriage Mendocino Theatre Company, Mendocino 707-937-4477, www.mendocinotheatre.org AUGUST 29 Yorkville Highlands Wine Festival Visit participating wineries in Yorkville www.yorkvillehighlands.org, 707-894-9177 SEPTEMBER 2-5 Lake County Fair Lake County Fairgrounds, Lakeport, www.lakecountyfair.com, 707-263-6181 SEPTEMBER 4 Point Arena Harbor & Seafood Festival Point Arena Pier, Point Arena, 12-6pm, www.harborfest.net, 707-882-1639, free SEPTEMBER 4 Concert in the Vineyard: Cam Band & Neon with Off The Hook Moore Family Winery, Kelseyville, 5pm, $15 www.moorefamilywinery.com, 707-279-9279 SEPTEMBER 5 Dare to Pair Six Sigma Winery, Ranch & Vineyard, Lower Lake www.sixsigmaranch.com, 707-994-4068, RSVP SEPTEMBER 6 Paul Bunyan Days Labor Day BBQ Fort Bragg, 12-5pm, 707-964-1228 www.bigbrothersbigsistersofmendocino.com SEPTEMBER 6 Blue Wing Labor Day Blues Concert Tallman Hotel, Upper Lake, $50, www.tallmanhotel.com, 707-275-2244

BAY AREA
SAN MATEO COUNTY
ONGOING WEEKENDS Vintner Series at the Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay, 650-712-7000, www.ritzcarlton/hmb • Aug: Joseph Phelps Vineyards • Sept: Jessup Cellars ONGOING Summer Concert Series at The Mountain Winery Saratoga, 408-741-2822, www.mountainwinery.com • Aug 26: Melissa Etheridge • Aug 27-28: Chris Isaak • Aug 29: An Intimate Evening with Celtic Women • Aug 31: Earth, Wind & Fire

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AUGUST 29 Pets & Pinot Wine Tasting The Mountain Winery, Saratoga, 11am-4pm 408-741-2822, www.mountainwinery.com SEPTEMBER 4-5 40th Annual Millbrae Art & Wine Festival Broadway Ave, Millbrae, Mardi Gras-style celebration with music, food, wine & more! 10am-5pm, www.miramarevents.com, 650-697-7324 ONGOING SATURDAYS Saturday Night Tastings at Prima Walnut Creek, 3-5pm, $20, $10/members www.primaristorante.com, 925-935-7780 ONGOING Movies Under the Stars Hannah Nicole Vineyards, Brentwood www.hnvwines.com, 925-240-9463x106 • Aug 27: A Walk in the Clouds AUGUST 28 BYOM (Bring Your Own Meal) & Country Music Cedar Mountain Winery, Livermore, 6-9pm, $5 www.cedarmountainwinery.com, 925-373-6636 AUGUST 28 August Moon Dinner Charles R. Vineyards, Livermore, 7-9:30pm, $45 www.charlesrvineyards.com, 925-454-3040, RSVP AUGUST 28-29 One Year Anniversary Weekend Occasio Winery, Livermore, 12-5pm, www.occasiowinery.com, 925-371-1987 AUGUST 29 Blues Music & Dancing in the Vineyards Chouinard Vineyards, Castro Valley, 4:30-8:30pm, $40/car www.chouinard.com, 510-582-9900 SEPTEMBER 1 1st Wednesday Celebrate Pleasanton Little Valley Winery, Pleasanton, 6-9pm www.littlevalleywinery-lavender.com SEPTEMBER 5-6 29th Annual Harvest Wine Celebration Visit participating wineries, Livermore, 12-5pm www.lvwine.org, 925-447-9493

SANTA CLARA COUNTY
ONGOING Tasting Room Tuesdays Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association, The Fairmont San Jose San Jose, 5-7pm, www.fairmont.com, 800-441-1414 • Aug 24: Naumann Winery ONGOING Time for Wine Clos LaChance, San Martin, 5-9pm, www.clos.com, 800-487-9463 • Aug 26: Island Breeze Ent., Hawaiian • Sept 2: Midnight Run, Journey tribute band

LIVERMORE
ONGOING Concerts in the Park Lions Wayside Park, Livermore, 7-8:30pm, free www.pleasantondowntown.net, 925-484-2199 • Aug 27: La Ventana • Sept 3: Public Eye ONGOING Summer Concert Series Wente Vineyards, Livermore, www.wentevineyards.com • Aug 25: ZZ Top • Aug 30: Earth, Wind & Fire ONGOING Wine Cave Tasting Experience Wente Vineyards, Livermore, 1 & 3pm, $20, $15/wine club members RSVP, 925-456-2405, www.wentevineyards.com/caves

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY
ONGOING FRIDAYS Friday Night Tastings at Prima Walnut Creek, 5:30-7pm, $20, $10/members www.primivini.com, 925-735-7780

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ONGOING Thursday Night Music Series Bargetto Winery, Soquel, Enjoy music, food & Bargetto wine! 6-8pm 831-475-2258x11, www.bargetto.com • Aug 26: Terry Riversong, classic rock ONGOING THIRD THURSDAYS Sweet Thursdays at Cannery Row Monterey, family fun, music, fine dining & great discounts, 4-8pm 831-649-6690 ONGOING THIRD THURSDAYS Monterey Museum of Art Monterey, evening of music, wine and hors d'oeuvres, 5-7pm, 831-372-5477 EVERY THIRD WEEKEND OF THE MONTH Pair Your Wine with Ice Cream at Kirigin Cellars Gilroy, Pair your complimentary wine tasting with a cool Vino de Mocca Ice Cream Sundae! And stock the cellar 30% of 6 bottle purchases & 50% off cases. www..kirigincellars.com, 408-847-8827 EVERY TUESDAY Focus on Monterey County Wines Cepage Wine Bar, Rancho Cellars, Carmel, 3-8pm 831-625-5646, www.ranchocellars.com ONGOING TUESDAY - SATURDAY Oya Salon and Ventana Vineyards Wine and Cheese Event Monterey, 2pm on. Oya patrons can sample Ventana Vineyards award winning wines. Wines change monthly. 831-372-7415x213, Ventana 831-656-0570 ONGOING FRIDAYS Fromage Fridays at Taste Morgan Carmel, A special cheese sampling paired with wine. 3-5pm 831-626-3700, www.morganwinery.com ONGOING SUNDAYS Library Sundays at Taste Morgan Carmel , An opportunity to taste some older wines from the cellar. 2-5pm 831-626-3700, www.morganwinery.com FRIDAYS THROUGH AUGUST Fresco Friday’s Lunch Bargetto Winery, Soquel, 12-2pm, 831-475-2258x11, www.bargetto.com ONGOING THURSDAYS THROUGH AUGUST Thursday Night Music Series Bargetto Winery, Soquel, 6-8pm, 831-475-2258x11, www.bargetto.com ONGOING FRIDAYS THROUGH SEPTEMBER 3 Free Friday Night Bands on the Beach Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Santa Cruz, www.beachboardwalk.com ONGOING THROUGH SEPTEMBER 3 Jazz on the Plaza Carmel Plaza, Carmel, 5-7pm, free, www.carmelplaza.com, 831-624-1385 ONGOING SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS THROUGH SEPTEMBER 5 Monterey Bay Aquarium Evenings by the Bay Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey, 6-8pm www.montereybayaquarium.org, 831-648-4800 ONGOING THROUGH SEPTEMBER 26 Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory Outdoor Forest Theater, Carmel, 7:30pm, www.pacrep.org, 831-622-0100 ONGOING THROUGH OCTOBER 24 Land & Sea: Paintings and Photographs of Monterey & Beyond Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey, www.montereyart.org, 831-372-5477 AUGUST 24-29 BLUE Ocean Film Festival Various events & locations in Monterey Bay www.blueoceanfilmfestival.org, 831-324-0357 AUGUST 29 23rd Annual Jewish Food Festival & Craft Faire Congregation Beth Israel, Carmel, 10:30am-4pm www.carmelbethisrael.org, 831-624-2015 AUGUST 29 2nd Annual Bernardus Garden Party Bernardus Lodge, Carmel Valley, 2-5pm, $25 www.bernardus.com, 831-658-3550 AUGUST 29 Wine’d Down Sunday at Scheid Vineyards Wine Lounge Cannery Row, Monterey, 3-6pm, www.scheidvineyards.com, 831-455-9990 SEPTEMBER 1-5 First Tee at Pebble Beach Pebble Beach Golf Links, Pebble Beach, Del Monte Golf Course, Monterey www.pebblebeach.com SEPTEMBER 1-6 Monterey County Fair – The Fair is in the Air Monterey County Fairgrounds, Monterey www.montereycountyfair.com, 831-372-5863 SEPTEMBER 2 - OCTOBER 17 The Country Wife – Pacific Repertory Theatre Circle Theatre, Carmel, www.pacrep.org, 831-622-0100 SEPTEMBER 4 Heirloom Tomato Lunch Bernardus Lodge, Carmel Valley, 11am-2pm www.bernardus.com, 831-658-3550, RSVP, $85 SEPTEMBER 4-6 Great Train Robberies Roaring Camp Railroads, Felton, www.roaringcamp.com, 831-335-4484 SEPTEMBER 5 Hot Rods for Kids Benefits Santa Cruz Children’s Hospice, Ocean Honda, Santa Cruz www.hotrods4kids.com, 831-763-3070 SEPTEMBER 4 Labor Day Tri-Tip BBQ Deaver Vineyards, Plymouth www.deavervineyard.com, 800-217-2304 SEPTEMBER 6 Labor Day Progressive Picnic Shenandoah School Road Wineries & Amador Flower Farm, Plymouth www.amadorflowerfarm.com, 209-245-6660, 11am-4pm

CALAVERAS COUNTY
ONGOING Ironstone Vineyards Concert Series Murphys, 209-728-1251, www.ironstonevineyards.com • Sept 12: Willie Nelson & Family w/LeAnn rimes • Sept 17: Sheryl Crow w/Special Guest ONGOING Live Music at Cedar Center Arnold, 209-588-0999, www.cedarcenter.net • Aug 28: Crystal Image • Sept 4-5: Homegrown ONGOING FRIDAYS AUGUST 27 – OCTOBER 29 Wine, Entertainment & Movie Night Newsom Harlowe, Murphys, 5:30pm, www.nhvino.com, 209-728-9817 AUGUST 26 Foothill Classics Cruise Night Pizza Factory, Valley Springs, 6-9pm www.foothillclassics.com, 209-754-4109 AUGUST 27-29, SEPTEMBER 3-5 Into the Woods Stevenot Winery, Murphys, 209-728-8422, www.murphyscreektheater.org AUGUST 28 Mountain Ranch Day in the Park Mountain Ranch, 209-754-4806 SEPTEMBER 3 First Fridays in the Park Murphys Community Park, Murphys, 209-728-8183, 5:30pm SEPTEMBER 4-5 Cedar Center Arts & Crafts Festival Downtown Arnold, 10am-5pm, 925-372-8961

SIERRAS/FOOTHILLS
EL DORADO COUNTY
ONGOING THURSDAY - SUNDAY Private Tastings with the Winemaker Winery By the Creek, Fair Play, Taste with Charles B. Mitchell or a staff wine educator! 11am-5pm, by appointment, $25, $20/members 530-620-2402, www.winerybythecreek.com ONGOING SUNDAYS Jam Sessions Every Sunday Afternoon Fitzpatrick Winery, Fair Play, 530-620-3248, www.fitzpatrickwinery.com ONGOING FRIDAYS THROUGH OCTOBER 15 Friday Wood-Fired Oven Pizza Nights & Live Music Fitzpatrick Winery, Fair Play, 530-620-3248, www.fitzpatrickwinery.com • Aug 27: Tessa Evans & Sal Mosaic • Sept 3: Robbie Allen & the Outer Edge AUGUST 27 Girls’ Night Out Historic Downtown Placerville, 6-9pm www.placerville-downtown.org, 530-672-3436 AUGUST 28 Blues & Brews Gold Hill Vineyard, Placerville, 1-5pm, $20/adv, $15/members, $25/door 530-626-6522 AUGUST 28-29 Greet the Growers Crystal Basin Cellars, Camino, 530-647-1767, 11am-5pm SEPTEMBER 4 Live Music: Joel the Band David Girard Vineyards, Placerville, 6:45pm, $20/members, $30 530-295-1833, www.davidgirardvineyards.com SEPTEMBER 4-6 Enjoy the Fruits of their Labor Food & wine pairings, specials., Jodar Vineyards, Placerville, 12-5pm www.jodarwinery.com, 530-644-3474 SEPTEMBER 5 Labor Day BBQ Perry Creek Winery, Fair Play, 12-2pm, free www.perrycreek.com, 530-620-5175, RSVP

SUISUN VALLEY
SEPTEMBER 2-5 Art, Wine & Brew Festival Historic Downtown Vacaville, 707-451-2100 SEPTEMBER 4 Jazz & Blues Concert at Mankas Gardens Vezer Family Vineyards, Suisun Valley, Featuring The Wes/Benson Experience www.vezerfamilyvineyard.com, 707-344-0334

LODI/WOODBRIDGE
ONG0ING Hutchins Street Square 209-333-6782, www.hutchinsstreetsquare.com • Sept 11: Cecilio and Kapono • Oct 23: First Annual Masters Winemakers Dinner SEPTEMBER 3-4 Labor Day Weekend BBQ with The Vine Dawgz Abundance Vineyards, Lodi, 5pm, 209-334-0274

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AMADOR COUNTY
AUGUST 28 Annual Mediterranean Madness Sale Vino Noceto & Terre Rouge/Easton Wines, Plymouth www.terrerougewines.com, 209-245-3117, 11am-5pm

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ARGER MARTUCCI VINEYARDS
A Napa Valley Hidden Gem
by Anna Wayne
With an annual production of 5,000 cases, Arger-Martucci Vineyards is one of the most intimate and unique tasting experiences in the Napa Valley. During your poolside tasting that offers views of the western Mayacamas Mountains and neighboring vineyards, you will have the opportunity to enjoy your own picnic lunch, as well as the company of one of the tasting room’s knowledgeable staff members. The relaxing atmosphere and oasis-like environment allows you to do exactly what you want to: take your mind off the real world and focus on the wine you are drinking. Founded in 1998, the partnership of Arger-Martucci Vineyards is more than a business venture between two owners; it is a love and appreciation of making great wine that is shared by two families – one of Greek, the other of Italian descent. Owned and managed by the Argers and Martuccis, the enterprise is a culmination of varied talents and expertise with one common goal: to produce limited amounts of premium handcrafted wine. The winery produces over ten different varietals, most of which are harvested from Arger-Martucci’s estate vineyard located 1,350 feet above the valley floor in the Atlas Peak region of Napa Valley. Two of their flagship wines include a red proprietary blend, the Odyssey, and a white proprietary blend, the Iliad. Demonstrating the true art of winemaking, both blends exemplify the masterful skill and expert palate of Owner, Winemaker and practicing Cardiologist, Dr. Kosta Arger. The 2005 Odyssey, their Estate Reserve and wine that was recently awarded 93 Points/Cellar Selection in Wine Enthusiast, is a Bordeaux-style blend that contains varying amounts of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petite Verdot and now Syrah. It is an incredibly complex and elegant wine with layers of chocolate and black cherry. These delightful characteristics are derived from both the volcanic soils on Atlas Peak and the winemaker’s use of French, American and Hungarian oak. The Iliad was released August 1, 2009 and is now their top-selling wine. It serves as a complement to the Odyssey, and achieves a body, flavor and richness that prove superior to any of its individual parts. The four aromatic varietals that compose the Iliad are Viognier, Sauvignon Blanc, Gewürztraminer and Muscat of Alexandria. The bouquet is truly exotic with an immediate impression of melon, pear and even coconut. The mouth-feel is incredibly rich with hints of tropical spice, which suggests Viognier first, then Gewurtztraminer, and finally, a hint of grapefruit from the Sauvignon Blanc. There is a small amount (less than one-half of one percent) of residual sugar, which enhances the richness on the palate. This wine serves as a wonderful aperitif and is an excellent complement to spicy foods. Dr. Arger’s winemaking style has always maintained elements of traditional techniques. The 2005 Carneros Pinot Noir is a classic example of how he has been able to bridge the gap between the reserved elegance of the old world and lush complexities of new world fruit. Boasting a rich nose of plum and chocolate-covered black cherries, this Pinot is perfectly balanced on the palate and reveals a garnet color true to Burgundy. The 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon is a great example of why Napa Valley is the best region in the United States to produce this varietal. Aged in French, American and Hungarian oak, this Napa Cab contains a small amount of Merlot, which slightly softens the tannins. There are many layers of complexity with nuances of cinnamon and tobacco in this wine.

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Their gold medal winning and very popular Syrah exhibits rich flavors of cherry and white pepper. Not an overwhelming mouthful, this wine manages to be both earthy and reserved in the same sip. This is another superb example of the slightly restrained style employed by Dr. Arger. Also produced at Arger-Martucci Vineyards are tiny amounts of Petite Sirah, Cabernet Franc, Rosé and a dessert wine, Dulcinea. The Petite Sirah is harvested from one hundred and forty-year-old vines near Calistoga and is incredibly rich with intense, bold flavors. Their Cabernet Franc maintains classic notes of earth and spice, truly characteristic of this Bordeaux varietal. The Rosé, named Saigniée Sauvage (or “wild blood”) is one of Cabernet Sauvignon that has been rumored to be one of the best in the Valley. Finally, the Dulcinea, a late harvest dessert wine, is composed of 100% botrytized Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon. It has been referred to by some as “pure heaven” and “nectar of the gods,” and as so, the 2004 vintage has completely sold out. They also have an amazing deal for their wine club. For a great price (only $110 per shipment plus shipping), you receive four wines, three times a year. Included are library wines and wines that have not been released to the public so you can be some of the first to sample the new vintages. Complementary tastings, cheese pairings and discounts are also included in this incredible package. You will also receive information about exciting events held at the winery and around the country. Held in mid to late September will be the 2010 Harvest Party. Please visit their website for more information at www.arger-martucci.com. As an enthusiast of family-owned, boutique wineries, I encourage everyone to visit Arger-Martucci’s quaint tasting room and experience the impressive array of fine wines they have to offer. Located at 1455 Inglewood Ave, just south of the town of St. Helena, the tasting room is open to the public seven days a week from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. For more information, call the winery at (707) 963-4334 or add them as a friend on Facebook at www.facebook.com/argermartucci.

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JOSEPH PHELPS
It’s All About ‘Place’
by Richard Paul Hinkle
The French have the term terroir to describe, primarily, that special sense of “place” that so greatly influences the style, character and quality of wines. Terroir is, at base, the soil, the ground, but it also includes the slope, the exposure (facing east, south) and the climate (how hot, how many sun hours, the duration of the heat). As you can see, many factors affect that sense of place. Joe Phelps and the excellent winemakers who have “grown” his wines – from founding winemaker Walter Schug, through the gifted Craig Williams, on to Damian Parker – have always had a good sense of which grape varieties best fit specific places. Napa Valley is for Cabernet, Monterey is a bit better for Syrah and, most recently, way-western Sonoma is just right for Pinot Noir. I remember, back in the mid 1990s, Joe telling me, “One of the things we’ve learned over time is that Syrah, our first Rhône-type wine, does better in a cooler climate than we have here at the Home Ranch. Over the years we’ve seen the qualitative value of having each grape variety planted in just the right place.” Two years ago Phelps opened their Freestone Guest Center to the public. West of Sebastopol (at the convergence of Bohemian and Bodega highways), this tasting room marks the commitment of the Phelps team to this coolest of California growing regions. Its neighbors include the noted Zen-inspired Osmosis Spa (great massage therapists) and Wild Flour Bakery. “We first began planting in this cool, windy location in 2000,” says Parker. “Our main label is Freestone, with a lower price point for our Fogdog label. The ‘house style’ is crisp and mineral-based, with appealing earthy elements. We really like the potential of this area. The only hard part is that the soil retains water so well that the weeds will grow as tall as the vines if you don’t mow or disk or both! What we really like about the Pinot Noirs here is that the fruit has a real density to it. There’s a there there!” and rich in texture, with sharp slate minerality, hints of anise and grapefruit, and vanillin oak accents in the finish. Your favorite fish? Sure, but a grilled pork chop would do just as nicely. The complexity of this wine is otherworldly, and proves its perfect sense of place. Phelps Cabernet Sauvignon 2007 Napa Valley ($54): This is a wine that shows off the cassis and blackberry fruit that speak of “Napa Valley,” along with a bit of dark chocolate and all that menthol spice and oak graham that round things out. Phelps “Insignia” 2006 Napa Valley ($200): This may be the iconic Napa Valley “First Growth,” with its signature iodine and peppermint foundation, along with the classic blackberry, black currant and pomegranate that round things out and add complexity. This is a wine to put away for a few years and then show off with the best beef recipe you or your mother knows. Phelps “Eisrébe” 2008 Napa Valley ($50/half): After the Insignia, you show off your dessert prowess by offering this delight of honey and grapefruit ambrosia. Fogdog Chardonnay 2008 Sonoma

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Phelps Sauvignon Blanc 2008 Napa Valley ($32): I’m impressed by anyone willing to keep Sauvignon Blanc planted in the Napa Valley, where the variety absolutely shines (even though the fruit brings only a fraction of the price Cabernet does). This wine is oily

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($35): Tightly-woven pear leads here, with hints of lanolin and lemon; lean and lanky. Fogdog Pinot Noir 2007 Sonoma Coast ($35): Black cherry and ripe figs! Decadent and oily and enticing, just the way a Pinot ought to be. Vanillin and nutmeg spiciness just keeps on comin’ at you. Tantalizing. Ovation Chardonnay 2007 Sonoma Coast ($45): Nectarine and lemon fruit, with a marvelously fluid texture. Elberta peach; non-sugar sweetness. It’s the fruit! Freestone Chardonnay 2007 Sonoma Coast ($55): Pale gold in color, with straw and walnut notes; solidly-built, with white peach and slate in the finish. Shellfish, for sure. Freestone Pinot Noir 2007 Sonoma Coast ($55): Deep and dense filet-mignon-meatiness, with camphor and clove spiciness and an oily, long texture that demands red meat (the rarer the better). With mushrooms. Ah, yes. Joseph Phelps (the main winery) is located at 200 Taplin Road, St. Helena. Phone (707) 963-2745 or go to the web at jpvwines.com. Open 9 a .m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekends. Freestone Vineyards is located at Freestone (all the address you need, really, Freestone is tiny). Tasting room is open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays through Monday. Phone (707) 874-1010 or check them out on the website at freestonevineyards.com. [Hinkle is the author of nine wine books, including Good Wine: The New Basics. He is also known for his Second Wine Law, which states that “Great Pinot Noir inspires one to create new sins . . . and wish to commit them!”]

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16th Annual Music Festival for Mental Health at Staglin Family Vineyard, September 11
Come kick up your heels for mental health research! Join Staglin Family Vineyards for the 16th Annual Staglin Music Festival for Mental Health featuring Dwight Yoakam! Hit the dance floor (cowboy boots optional) and enjoy an unforgettable day of learning, food, wine and hope as you give a hand to the 57 million Americans who live with mental illness. Celebrating 16 years, the Staglin Family Vineyard Music Festival will be held on Saturday, September 11 at the Staglin Family Vineyard, located at 1570 Bella Oaks Lane in Rutherford, Napa Valley. The Music Festival begins at noon with a scientific symposium featuring Dr. Pat Levitt, Director, Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute at the University of Southern California, followed by the “world’s best cult wine tasting,” the exciting musical concert and dinner under the stars. Wine country superstar Richard Reddington of world renowned Redd Restaurant in Yountville, Napa Valley, will delight attendees with passed hors d’oeuvres during the tasting in the Staglin barrel caves. This year’s musical guest is one of country’s brightest crossover stars, Dwight Yoakam. Completing the experience, guests will enjoy the absolute finest Texas cuisine under the stars by renowned chef Jon Bonnell of Bonnell’s Restaurant in Ft. Worth at the VIP post-concert dinner. Tickets for the lecture, reception and concert are $750. Tickets for the lecture, reception, concert and exclusive dinner are $5000 with table of ten sponsorships beginning at $50,000. Admission to the seminar only is free. Proceeds will go to mental health research projects throughout the nation. For more information, or to purchase tickets or sponsor tables, call Cindy Dyar at (707) 963-4038 or email Cindy@music-festival.org or
This year’s support mental health research projects throughout musical guest, Dwight Yoakam the nation.

visit www.music-festival.org. All revenues will go to

The Staglin Family Vineyard Music Festival is the highest grossing fund-raising event related to wine without an auction, with a fifteen-year total, including grants from the National Institute of Mental Health, approaching $95 million. Last year alone, the event raised over $2 million to support the research and treatment of physiological brain disorders. Mental illness is the leading cause of adult disability in the United States, costing our country over $150 billion annually and affecting over 50 million Americans. With 100 percent of the expenses underwritten by its sponsors, all proceeds go directly to scientific research and treatment programs, including those at UCSF Stanford University, UCLA, Johns Hopkins University School of , Medicine, University of Southern Florida, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, the Roskamp Institute studying Alzheimer’s, as well as Aldea, Inc. of Napa and Sonoma, and more. To date, nearly $95 million has been raised.

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17th Annual Hands Across the Valley, August 28
by Michael Rockich
Hands Across the Valley will return to Napa Valley for the 17th time on August 28th. It is good to remember the reason this fundraiser originally came into being. Yes it is a glamorous event with film and sports celebrities present, but the basic purpose is to feed the needy – a noble cause. This gala makes a positive difference. The Ranch Winery at 105 Zinfandel Lane in St. Helena will be the setting. The grounds of the Ranch provide a grassy carpet to stroll on under a starry night sky while enjoying the activities of the evening. The event began in 1994 when community leaders including George Altamura, and community celebrities including Eleanor and Francis Ford Coppola learned that funding for the Napa Food Bank was dwindling, and Federal funding was being reduced. This registered non-profit organization “is committed to working toward the goal of a community without hunger.” The annual fundraiser has brought in more than $3,000,000 since its debut for Napa Valley food programs serving hungry families throughout Napa County. The evening will began with a reception at 6 p.m. boasting an array of high profile local wineries pouring their table wines. Outstanding local restaurants and food purveyors will serve gourmet bites at their stands with the uniqueness and quality that only wine country offers. A few sweets are usually found too. A buffet sit-down dinner will follow prepared by Chef Kevin Miller. A sumptuous VIP dinner is also available prepared by Chef Bob Hurley. Two auctions will run concurrent with activities. The silent auction will proceed at a relaxed pace. When the live auction begins the pace quickens, while the grounds resound to rapid bidding and the rap of the auctioneer’s gavel. The auctions will offer overnight packages, dining and wine tasting experiences, top artisan and “cult” wine lots, and retail offerings. Film star Rob Schneider, who starred in The Animal and The Hot Chick among others, will be the Celebrity Host for the evening. A number of former stars of the San Francisco 49ers often attend. The Ranch will rock to the music of Butch Whacks & The Glass Packs with the dance floor shaking. Festivities will last until 11 p.m. This year general admission now includes a seated buffet dinner in addition to the restaurant and winery reception. To order tickets, or for further information please go online to www.handsacrossthevalley.com, or telephone (707) 226-6136. The website maintains and updates a list of participating restaurants and wineries which will grow until just before the event.

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William Hill Estate Chardonnay – The Queen of Napa Valley
Visitors to Napa Valley who love Chardonnay are delighted when they learn that William Hill Estate has three unique and delicious styles available. After all, while Cabernet is considered the King of Grapes, Chardonnay is surely the Queen of Napa Valley as well as America’s favorite grape! When Bill Hill bought 200 acres back in the late 1970s, he planted 140 acres of vineyards and a lot of that was Chardonnay. However, while this Silverado Bench location turned out to have an ideal climate for red Bordeaux grape varieties, it was a little too hot for the thin-skinned Burgundian grape. Nowadays William Hill Estates Chardonnay is sourced from the Carneros appellation in southern Napa Valley where the fog from the San Pablo Bay wraps the vines in a cooling blanket, giving them a long hang time on the vine and plenty of time to develop concentrated fruit flavors.

There are a number of ways you can explore Chardonnay at William Hill Estate. One of the most popular tasting options is the Chardonnay Experience where you can compare the Napa Valley to the Bench Blend and the Dijon Clones. For a few extra dollars, you can elevate this already delectable experience with a food pairing to complement each wine and education from your tasting room representative on food and wine dynamics. What makes this even better is you have the choice of kicking back at the bar in the contemporary tasting room or relaxing with table service outside overlooking the vineyards. The winning combination of gracious service, fabulous wines and a beautiful location in which to enjoy them makes

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for a Napa Valley experience you’ll remember for a long, long time. Then if you really want to become an expert on the subject of Chardonnay, take the William Hill Estate Experience tour and find out how all the decisions made from where to plant the vines to what kind of barrel it’s aged in affect the finished wine. There is wine tasting of four wines included in the $40 tour price, a couple of the Chardonnays, a 100% Petit Verdot from Estate grown fruit and the Bench Blend Cabernet Sauvignon, a wine Robert Parker described as “one of the finest Cabernets under this label in over 20 years” – a big compliment indeed given the number of awards William Hill wines have won since the first vintage in 1978. By the end of the tour, you’ll have had an intimate, behind the scenes look at William Hill Estate’s vines, tanks and barrels with a few food treats along the way. And you’ll be able to explain to your friends why their Chardonnay tastes like butter – here’s a clue for you – it’s not because winemakers are stirring it into the wine! Another way to appreciate the splendor of this Estate winery is to attend their last Sunsets on the Silverado Bench evening of the year on September 24th. This has been running throughout the summer on the fourth Friday of the month with guests bringing a picnic and meats to grill on the BBQ and purchasing bottles of William Hill Estate wines to savor as the sun sets over the rolling hills. There are plenty of great bottles to choose from, Winemaker Ralf Holdenreid does a stellar job in crafting elegant, flavorful wines, the Bench Blend Cabernet Franc and Merlot are both outstandingly good. This idyllic evening starts at 5.30pm, winds down at dusk and is complimentary, they just ask that you RSVP on (888) 909-9463 so they have enough tables and chairs ready for you! To make an appointment for a tour or tasting, call the tasting room on (707) 265-3024 and for further information, look on the website www.williamhillestate.com. The winery is located just a couple of minutes from the southern end of the Silverado Trail on 1761 Atlas Peak Road, Napa.

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Charles Krug’s Tasting on the Lawn, September 11
Historic Tasting in 1881 Carriage House and Great Lawn
Charles Krug Winery and the Peter Mondavi Family will toast the season’s harvest at their annual Tasting on the Lawn, Sunday, September 11, from 2 to 5 p.m. The winery’s signature tasting event is now in its 59th year, and takes place on the estate’s expansive Great Lawn in the shade of heritage oaks. Founded in 1861, Charles Krug is Napa Valley’s oldest winery and represents the birthplace of the Napa Valley wine industry. he Peter Mondavi Family has invested significantly in the venerable winery. Visitors will enjoy tastings of Charles Krug’s current releases, from Sauvignon Blanc to Cabernet Sauvignon, including the winery’s Limited Release Family Reserve wines. Tastings will be paired with a moveable feast of nibbles selected especially for the wines. Live music and entertainment will provide a relaxing backdrop for the festivities. Guests will also have the opportunity to enjoy special barrel tastings inside Charles Krug’s elegantly restored 1881 Carriage House, and meet winery proprietor Peter Mondavi Jr. and other family members. Tastings on the Lawn began in 1951. The festive Charles Krug tradition is believed to have been the first wine celebration of its kind, which went on to inspire myriad other Wine Country tasting events. Lawn chairs, picnic blankets, and straw hats are encouraged for the September 11 event. Tickets are available in advance for $30, by calling Colin Wright, Wine Club Manager, at 1-888-747-5784, or online at www.charleskrug.com. Tickets will be $35 at the door. As always, admission for wine club members is complimentary.

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

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

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS HOTEL & SUITES 316 Pittman Road (707) 864-3797 Fairfield www.vagabondshouseinn.com

SONOMA COUNTY– NORTHERN
CALDERWOOD INN Perfect environment to create cherished memories that will last a lifetime. Situated 3 blocks from the historic downtown plaza and wonderful restaurants in Healdsburg. 25 W. Grant Street, Healdsburg (707) 431-1110 innkeeper@calderwoodinn.com 1-800-600-5444 VINTNERS INN Forty-four spacious rooms and suites with balconies or patios; surrounded by vineyards. 1-800-421-2584 4350 Barnes Road, Santa Rosa www.vintnersinn.com

LODI/WOODBRIDGE
ROBIN’S NEST GUEST HOUSE 665 W. Turner Road, Lodi (209) 334-3952 www.robinsnestlodi.com (209) 334-6988 (209) 367-0882 (209) 727-5715

WINE AND ROSES HOTEL AND RESTAURANT 2505 W. Turner Road AMOROSA INN AND GARDENS 8400 E. Harney Lane THE INN AT LOCKHOUSE 19960 Elliot Road, Lockeford

SONOMA COUNTY– SOUTHERN
LEDSON HOTEL Luxury hotel situated on historic Sonoma Plaza. Six individually decorated rooms with king-size bed, whirlpool baths, fireplace and balconies. Appointed with antique grandeur paired with modern amenities. (707) 996-9779 480 First Street East, Sonoma www.ledsonhotel.com
CANDLELIGHT INN Private baths; TV/phone and AC; two-person marble jacuzzis and fireplaces; balconies or decks; three-course gourmet breakfast, hors d’oeuvres, wine and sherry in the evening; luxurious 30'x60'; swimming pool 1045 Easum Drive, Napa 1-800-624-0395 candlelightinn.com

MONTEREY BAY/CENTRAL COAST
LAMP LIGHTER INN Tucked into an ancient grove of trees and just steps to the famous Carmel Beach, you will discover a charming inn with two cottages and four guest rooms inn and Sunset House Suites. These bed and breakfast boutique hotels have been serving the traveling public since 1935. (831) 624-6046 www.carmellamplighter.com VAGABOND’S INN Vagabond's House Inn Bed and Breakfast is located in the midst of Carmel's finest restaurants, unique shops and well-known art galleries and blocks away from Clint Eastwood's Hog's Breath Inn. (831) 624-7738 www.vagabondshouseinn.com

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

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Sonoma Wine Country Weekend, September 3-5
For Sonoma County’s Biggest Wine and Food Event of the Year!
Sonoma Wine Country Weekend, presented by Visa Signature,® will take place September 3-5 throughout Sonoma County. The threeday, grape-to-glass harvest celebration combines the prestigious Taste of Sonoma at MacMurray Ranch® and the iconic Sonoma Valley Harvest Wine Auction Presented by Trilogy Glass & Packaging at Cline Cellars with a series of intimate winery-hosted lunches and dinners. In all, more than 200 world class growers, wineries and chefs will take part in what has been hailed as California’s largest outdoor food and wine event – and one that has, over the years, raised more than $10 million for local Sonoma charities. Tickets to Sonoma Wine Country Weekend can be purchased, at www.SonomaWineCountry Weekend.com. Visa Signature cardholders receive special savings and event perks when they use their card to purchase tickets. cowabunga-style.

Winemaker Lunch and Dinner Series Presented by Caliber WinePak: An Exclusive Invitation to Dine with Sonoma’s Most Acclaimed Vintners
From Friday afternoon through Saturday evening, more than 40 of Sonoma County’s most renowned vintners will open their homes, vineyards and cellar doors for a series of intimate lunches and dinners. Seating is extremely limited and sells out quickly. Tickets, if available, can be purchased at www.SonomaWineCountryWeekend.com.

Online Auction: Bidding is Just a Click Away
For the third year, those who can’t make it to the auction in person or wish to get an early start on bidding may do so online at www.WineCountryWeekend.cMarket.comTickets to Sonoma Wine Country Weekend can be purchased, at www.SonomaWineCountry Weekend.com.

Three Days. Two Hundred Wineries and Chefs. One Unforgettable Wine Country Experience.
For three days, wine, food and travel enthusiasts converge for a unique “insider” opportunity to celebrate the grape harvest in a series of events that showcase the region’s farm-to-table bounty.

Honorary Chairs: St. Francis Winery & Vineyards
St. Francis Winery & Vineyards has been selected as Honorary Chairs for 2010 Sonoma Wine Country Weekend. As honorary chairs, St. Francis Winery & Vineyards will serve as spokespeople for the event, as well as hosts of the special “Chairman’s Dinner” on Saturday, September 4.

Taste of Sonoma at MacMurray Ranch® : An Annual Gathering of More Than 200 Acclaimed Wineries and Chefs
Wine lovers and foodies alike can immerse themselves in Sonoma’s world class food and wine culture at the Taste of Sonoma at MacMurray Ranch® from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, September 4. More than 200 award-winning wineries and chefs will be on hand to showcase their talents. Grand Reserve ticket holders ($195/person versus $150 for general admission) will enjoy special access to rare, hard-to-find and limited edition wines offered in Club Reserve. Named one of the 10 Best Wine & Food Events in the United States by Celebrated Living Magazine, Taste of Sonoma at MacMurray Ranch® presents attendees with unparalleled access to Sonoma’s unmatched wines and cuisine.

Sonoma Valley Harvest Wine Auction Presented by Trilogy Glass & Packaging: The Weekend’s Grand Finale and the Year’s Biggest Party
Sonoma Wine Country Weekend culminates with the Sonoma Valley Harvest Wine Auction, taking place Sunday September 5 on the grounds of Cline Cellars in Sonoma. The Sonoma Valley Harvest Wine Auction is famous for its irreverent skits, lavish auction lots and record breaking charitable donations. Surf’s Up! This year’s auction goes California Beach Party with the tagline “Endless Sonoma” as in endless wine, endless food and endless fun. Board shorts, puka shells and flip flops will be de rigueur as Sonoma Valley’s most celebrated growers and vintners take to the stage to introduce this year’s auction lots,

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Experience Harvest Hands-On at Sonoma Valley Crush
Heart of Sonoma Valley Association (HOSVA) announces the 2010 Sonoma Valley Crush event happening September 15-19. Seventeen wineries throughout the Heart of Sonoma Valley will be participating in this “Hands-On” Harvest Experience. Guests will not only get a behind-the-scenes look at what happens during harvest, but they’ll have the opportunity to get involved, hands-on. For five days wineries will be offering a variety of harvest events including grape sampling in the vineyards, crush pad tours, fermentation demonstrations, harvest winemaker lunches and dinners, and even a mozzarella making class. Winery harvest events are priced separately and require booking directly with the wineries. A list of harvest events is listed below. The five-day festival will culminate with a Weekend Harvest Tasting at 16 wineries throughtout the valley on Saturday and Sunday, September 18 and 19 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. The Weekend Harvest Pass is $45 per person and will give guests access to weekend harvest activities & wine tastings at participating wineries tasting rooms. “We invite anyone who has ever romanticized about getting involved with harvest, hands-on to come out to the 2010 Sonoma Valley Crush event. It’s going to be unforgettable.” Said Josie Gay, Executive Director. Tickets are on sale and they are limited. The “Weekend Harvest Tasting Pass” is $45 per person which includes a souvenir Govino wine glass and access to event wine tastings and tasting room harvest activities. The “Winery Harvest Events” must be booked directly with wineries as they are priced separately. Detailed information and tickets may be obtained online at www.heartofsonomavalley.com or by calling 1-866-794-9463. Participating wineries are: Audelssa Estate Winery, Benziger Family Winery, Deerfield Ranch Winery, Enkidu Wines, Eric Ross Winery, Imagery Estate Winery, Kenwood Vineyards, Kunde Family Estate, Landmark Vineyards, Ledson Winery & Vineyards, Loxton Cellars, Mayo Family Winery, Muscardini Cellars & Ty Caton Vineyards, Paradise Ridge Winery, VJB Vineyards & Cellars and Wellington Vineyards.

About Heart of Sonoma Valley Association
Heart of Sonoma Valley Association (HOSVA) is an alliance of wineries and tasting rooms located on scenic Sonoma Highway where for a century and a half many of the vintages that have made California wines world leaders in viticulture have been harvested. In this 10 mile stretch of the wine country, in the environs of Glen Ellen and Kenwood, you’ll find a blend of family owned and classically beautiful wineries filled with award-winning wines.

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Welcome to
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County Sheriff’s Department. What does a cop like Ron do when he has enough of dealing with extremely dangerous situations? Of course, what every cop does, he gets into the wine business! His way was to become a sommelier at The Professional Culinary Institute’s Certified Sommelier Program. After a grueling three months of class work, Ron got his certification. And, to fully understand his passion and desire, he graduated in the top 5% of his class. Armed (pardon the pun) with the knowledge of wines from around the world, you would have thought that Ron would end up at a fabulous restaurant. Why be a trained sommelier and work at a winery? “Vezer Family Vineyard has so much potential and the winery future looks very bright, indeed,” Ron explained. “I grew up in Solano County, worked here my entire life. I want to be part of something unique and challenging,” he said. “I’m considered a pioneer being a sommelier at a winery. Less than one percent of all the wineries in the world have a sommelier working exclusively for a winery,” he stated. The blending seminars that Ron puts on are fabulous and guests of the winery will walk away feeling like winemakers. Frank Vezer knows something about business and understands what it takes for a winery to be successful. Having a flying ace and a ex cop working for you has some cache but having a wine educator and sommelier on board can take the winery to new heights. Just visit the winery and ask for George or Ron, you will be glad you did!
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In California, the likelihood of finding a tasting room with a fulltime sommelier and wine educator is extremely rare. And this at a winery, Vezer Family Vineyard, that produces only 6,000 cases of wines in one of the smallest wine regions in California, Suisun Valley! The Suisun Valley AVA (American Viticultural Area) was established in 1982 although grapes have been growing there for over a hundred years. In 1860, Suisun City was a port for gold rushers who were constantly on the move. In 1989, Frank Vezer, owner of Vezer Family Vineyard, had a dream of establishing Suisun Valley as a great grape and winemaking region and built Vezer Family Vineyard. To begin with, the Vezer’s bought the 30-acre ranch and vineyard formerly contracted to Ravenswood. That was followed in very short order by their purchase of the entire Western “Pony Express” village of Mankas Corners, a property with 160 years of colorful history. Then they acquired Suisun Valley’s crown jewel, the Blue Victorian. All three locations are working winery sites, with some of the most unique and hospitable tasting rooms you have ever experienced, stocked with an array of good wines and staffed by people who are simply glad you stopped by and who want to share the area’s history, stories and wines with you. But, let’s get back to the real story of the sommelier and wine educator in Suisun Valley. George Meggers spent 31 years in the United States Air Force. He was a Command C-141 pilot, instructor and evaluator. He has been on every continent, most notably, as a Mission Commander for the Antarctic “Deep Freeze” program where he tested and taught pilots how to takeoff and land on annual sea ice runways as well as runways on the glacier at McMurdo Station in Antarctica. “I was the first pilot to land a four-engine jet on a glacier, on purpose,” George said. George, besides working in the tasting room at Vezer Family Vineyard, teaches at Solano Community College, not about the dangers of landing on a glacier but about the nuances of wine. Ron Plunkett was a police officer for 21 years for the Solano

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Blues, Brews and BBQ in Downtown Napa, August 28
The name of this event almost says it all. What is doesn’t say is that this will be a Blues, Brews and BBQ jackpot. The three stages will present a variety of great music. The main stage presents the Bay Area Blues Extravaganza, starring Sista Monica, Ladee Bianca, Earl Thomas and Zakiya Hooker, with a special guest appearance by The Lucky Thirteen Blues Band. All are veterans of the San Francisco Blues Festival, and have played with the likes of Joe Louis Walker, John Lee Hooker and Albert King. The KFOG 104.5 FM stage will feature Bay Area greats Reckless in Las Vegas, Elliot Randall and the Deadmen, and OONA, featuring Oona Garthwaith and Dave Tweedie. The Garden Stage will feature the Jake Steel Blues Band and Blue Steel. Napa’s own Bounty Hunter Wine Bar & Smokin’ BBQ is sponsoring a rib eatin’ contest (that’s right – eatin’. This will be a hunker down, eat-all-you-can contest between otherwise refined Napa Valley vint-

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Tasting Room of the Week:

ANDRETTI WINERY
by Charles Neave
People may visit the Andretti Winery in the heart of Northern California’s Napa Valley because of the world famous Andretti name, but they come back, again and again, for the wines they produce. And an impressive roster of varietals it is. It includes a crisp and always popular Sauvignon Blanc, a delicately oaked Chardonnay, the Pinot Grigio and a versatile Pinot Noir (think red wine with fish and roast chicken or Thanksgiving turkey with all the trimmings), Sangiovese – the ultimate foodfriendly wine, Merlot, a Zinfandel-Primitivo blend and of course the classic, deep, rich Cabernet Sauvignon, among other offerings from the Montona Reserve, Napa Valley and Selections series. It was 1996 when Mario Andretti saw his dream of owning a winery and making wine bearing his own name become a reality. That’s when he opened the Andretti Winery in the fabled Oak Knoll district of the Napa Valley. Today this stylish Tuscan-style villa receives visitors from every continent, drawn by Mario’s international fame as well as the wines produced by a Napa legend, winemaker Bob Pepi. Bob’s philosophy is that great wines are made in the vineyards. Bob’s philosophy is that great wines are made in the vineyards, and that is the eternal mantra he listens to and practices. As a result his wines are recognized by a certain hallowed triumvirate: balance, complexity and fruit character. But to find out for sure, go to their tasting room and sample. “Grazie molto!” Mario would say as you drive into the winery. There are the abundant plantings of trees (many of them decades old) and flowers. There is the fountain in the courtyard that you pass by as you walk toward the tasting room, the carefully aged look of the villa itself, and the artful wrought iron of the balconies. They all lend a certain and artfully-executed Old World feel to the experience that a visit brings. It all creates an ambiance – a feeling – far removed from the frenzied, high speed and frantic world that many visitors inhabit for most of the year. It is, if only for a brief time, a valued and welcome respite from all of that. It is a short trip to Mario’s native Italy and to the hillsides above his birthplace that are so rich in history, tradition, pageantry and heritage, and, of course, great wine. These are traditions that go back almost countless centuries. As Mario has said many times, “I want people that visit my winery to feel at home. It’s probably my Italian nature – to want to make people feel welcome, to be a good host, to treat people like family.” One new addition to the Andretti Winery experience is the new wine and chocolate pairing program, where they carefully match wines with hand-crafted chocolates from the exceptional Annette’s Chocolates on First Street in Napa. And, as always, you can arrange for a custom-made experience that can include extensive tours of the vineyards, and private tastings of their exceptional wines. One other note is that the winery is able to accommodate private family or corporate groups in their Tuscan Villa and the manicured grounds surrounded by vineyards. It is all part of the Andretti Winery experience. The unique tasting room at Andretti Winery is located at 4162 Big Ranch Road (between Route 29 and the Silverado Trail) 10 or at most 15 minutes north of the City of Napa. They’re open every day of the week, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. For more information, directions or to inquire about having a special family or corporate event at the winery, call them at 1-888-460-8463 or (707) 259-6777. Their website can be found at www.andrettiwinery.com.

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Swanson Vineyards Opens New Sip Shoppe Boutique
“Candy store” for adults now open
Swanson Vineyards opened the doors to the Sip Shoppe in July. Adjoining the winery’s Salon (tasting room) at 1271 Manley Lane in Rutherford (94573, off Hwy. 29, ten miles north of Napa and five miles south of St. Helena), the Sip Shoppe is open Thursday – Sunday from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m., guests can taste inside or outdoors, in a gracious patio shaded by sycamores. Reservations can be made at (707) 967-3500 or by emailing sipshoppe@swansonvineyards.com. The Sip Shoppe is distinctively charming, with the interior walls draped in red-andwhite striped circus-style fabric and adorned with faux stone gargoyles and paintings by Ira Yeager. Brainchild of Alexis Swanson Traina, the winery’s Creative Director, the fanciful space presents wines in unusual glassware, including glass “Dixie” cups, mini-Riedel Os and colored cut-crystal. Traina suggests that it is a “candy store for adults,” given its artful mix of wines, delicious food complements and carefully curated gifts. “The Sip Shoppe is the vision of some of America’s finest talents, including Kate Spade Collection co-founder Andy Spade, illustrator Jean-Philippe Delhomme, interior designer Thomas Britt, chocolatier Katrina Markoff of Vosges Haut Chocolate, singer Vanessa Carlton (whose stationery line is proprietary to the Sip Shoppe), florist Torryne Choate and painter Ira Yeager,” she explains. “We take our wines very seriously but are whole-hearted believers in a dash of decadence,” says Traina. “Part of the joy of living is finding simple ways to celebrate every day, and what better way than to re-invent traditions and rituals from a new perspective?” Wines are available by the glass or as a specific tasting; the tastings consist of: • The Oakville Irony, $15.00, Pinot Grigio and Chardonnay, complemented by a dollop of Swanson Vineyards’ proprietary caviar served atop a potato chip and a New Orleans Snowball • The Secret Stash, $20, Chardonnay, Sangiovese, Petite Sirah, complemented by Clarke’s Bark and a New Orleans Snowball • The Instant Cellar, $20, Pinot Grigio, Merlot, Alexis Cabernet Sauvignon, complemented by Clarke’s Bark and a New Orleans Snowball • The Night Cap, $22, dessert wines Arsene and Crepuscule, complemented with bleu cheese and warm pistachios. • The Salonnière, $25, Angelica and Alexis, complemented with an Alexis bonbon, bleu cheese and a New Orleans Snowball. Guests can also enjoy The Extra Special – either a glass of House Red, $15 (a Bordeaux blend) or House White, $120 (Pinot Grigio). Guests can also order a New Orleans-style “Roadie,” sweetened iced coffee, at $3. The Sip Shoppe is also the venue for a soon-to-be-released line of gift kits: first is The Newlywed Kit (six bottles of Swanson Vineyards’ special occasion wine Just Married, accompanied by an ostrich feather duster and a sage bundle); coming shortly are The Break Up Kit, The Stork Kit and The Please Forgive Me Kit.

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The folks at Summers Estate Wines have been busy planning its Harvest Experience that will take place September 18 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., guests will be separated into groups of ten to experience three exciting activities: • Foot Grape Stomp (45 minutes) – After years of being asked if this was possible, Summers Estate Wines has found a way to let you actually crush grapes with your feet (optional activity, but many have asked for it, so now is your chance!) • Taste Blending Wines used in Summers Bordeaux Blend, Checkmate, with Ignacio Blancas – winemaker (15 minutes) • Wine Pairing with Snack Foods (40 minutes) Lunch and Relaxation will be from 1 to 3

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p.m. Retire to the picnic area of Summers backyard area to enjoy the vistas and a funfilled Mexican harvest fiesta. Chat with Jim and Beth Summers, Ignacio Blancas, Winemaker, and other entertaining tasting room staff! After lunch, join in the Bocce Ball Competition. Guests will split up into teams, and the winning team gets a magnum (or two) of some luscious Summers wine. Dress for the day is casual – shorts or capris if you want to grape stomp, and sandals. Cost is only $50. For more information, email Beth Summers at beth@summerswinery.com. The winery – just a few minutes north of Calistoga, toward the northern most part of the Napa Valley and almost in the shadow of the geologic anomaly known as the Palisades – is a tranquil oasis. Yes, just over the edge, behind the tasting room at Summers Estate Wines the Old Faithful Geyser blows off some steam every hour or so. Surrounding the winery are almost two dozen acres of vines. They include the Villa Andriana Vineyard, planted with Zinfandel, Charbono (it is said there are less than a hundred acres planted in the entire world) and the Cabernet Sauvignon grapes that go into a premium wine named after the daughter of owners Jim and Beth Summers. Called Andriana’s Cuvee, this deep, rich, fruit-filled and complex wine has been an award winner since that very first vintage. It was 1987 when Summers Estate Wines came into being. That is when Jim and Beth bought a vineyard in the acclaimed Knights

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Valley region of the Napa Valley. At the time that vineyard was planted primarily with Merlot and some Muscat Canelli. The 1992 vintage signaled the arrival of their first Summers Ranch Merlot. A few years later the couple expanded their scope with the purchase of the Tubbs Lane property on the valley floor. It now includes an impressive winemaking facility and production has grown to a total of about 10,000 cases a year. “The heart of the winery (in addition to the vineyards) is the people who work here,” said Beth Summers. “We’ve built Summers Estate Wines around a family of people, including our family, the Blancas family (Ignacio Blancas, long-time Summers winemaker), and the families of our employees. A hands-on approach is the only thing we know, and it’s the way we plan to continue.”

The winery property is also home to their tasting room. Housed in a handsome farmlike building it blends with the rural site and the sensibilities of the owners while also hitting a chord with visitors. A porch runs across the length of the building, fronted by a tile patio and soothing fountains…with the cats lounging lazily in the sun, weather and moods permitting. It also shares a parking lot with the handsome but very functional and active winemaking facility. With a crush pad in front, the reddish tile roof, a tall iron gate in the center flanked by large wooden doors, it is what people dream of when they imagine having their own winery here in Northern California’s wine country. In the tasting room, there is a comfortable seating area with a fireplace and tile floors that are topped with an oriental rug. Wooden

racks of bottles are decorative but most of all functional, and down a couple of steps sits the three-sided tasting bar. Behind the bar a large window looks out on the back terrace, where a bocce court gets its share of spirited but friendly play and, when the weather cooperates – as it usually does – the picnic tables are another possibility for visitors to take good advantage of, as they also do, complimenting their picnic selection with a bottle or two of Summers’ wine. The Summers Estate Wines tasting room is open daily from 10:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. (5:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday) and is located at 1171 Tubbs Lane it is just a few miles north of Calistoga. For directions or for more information, call 1-866-623-1289 or (707) 942-5508 or visit the website at www.summerswinery.com. One other note: they are also dog friendly.

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V Marketplace – A Variety of Fine Merchandise Awaits
Old romantic stone winery? Check. Designer labels? Check. Fine art? Yep. Awardwinning wines? Delicious food? Absolutely! Head no further than V Marketplace – a destination gem at the heart of historic Yountville in Napa Valley. V Marketplace is a unique collection of contemporary shops, superb galleries and, of course, world-class wine boutiques that even the most traveled-of-tourists and local-of-locals will enjoy. Set in the old Groezinger Winery, (circa 1870 and listed on the United States Registry of Historic Places), it has been restored so that the time-worn bricks, cobblestones and exposed wood architecture of one of Napa’s oldest wineries stylishly houses some of the best places to find Napa Valley winemakers, artisans, designers and chefs. V Marketplace is open seven days a week, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (except restaurants and winebars) and is located at 6525 Washington Street in Yountville, Napa Valley. Exit Veterans Home Exit from CA Highway 29. Visit www.vmarketplace.com or call (707) 944-2451 for more details.

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Tay & Grace
A shop in which to get happily lost! Enjoy an entire store of smartly selected, chic, casual clothes for today’s more “with-it” woman. Laurie B, Michael Starz, Twisted Heart, Velvet and Language are only a handful of trend-setting lines carried at Tay & Grace.

Gallery 1870
Classically capturing the beauty of wine country, Gallery 1870’s two shops buttress two sides of the beautiful cobblestone atrium and showcases museum-quality fine art for the most exclusive collectors. Even Queen Elizabeth boasts oil paintings by Ashot, one of Gallery 1870’s premium artists, in Buckingham Palace.

Sisters
Three levels of men’s and women’s apparel for the young and hip! Find unique gifts, designer jeans, the latest swimwear and lacey under things. Or book an appointment for bridal make-up, eyebrow or eyelash tinting and waxing in the top-floor’s boutique salon.

Pacific Blues
Maverick American food and fun for visitors all ages! Known for great food, local wines and friendly service, Pacific Blues is a true taste of Napa hospitality and hearty portions. Breakfast, lunch and dinner served daily 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Lemondrops
One of the CUTEST children’s clothing store in all Napa Valley. Lemondrops has something for every one of your favorite youngsters in all ages and sizes – from girly-girls to little cowboys, ballerinas and sport fans, plus a wonderful selection of unique toys and gifts.
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Every bit as romantic as its name, A Little Romance builds on old-world sensibilities, fabrics and patterns with a lovely selection of floral hand-milled soaps, bed linens, scarves, throws and delicate home accessories.

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by Michelle J. Baker
Judd Finkelstein is definitely not your average Napa Valley winemaker. Consider the many skills of this impressive Renaissance man: musician, filmmaker, comedian, magician and ardent mixologist. Not to mention perennial Gold-medal winning winemaker. Judd began learning the fine arts of growing grapes and making wine when he was just a toddler. Young Judd grew up helping out at his family’s wineries - first Whitehall Lane, which his father, Art, founded in 1979; then Judd’s Hill, which the Finkelsteins started in 1989. Judd got his creative genes from both of his parents. Art Finkelstein, who passed away in May, was an architect, artist, musician and chef; Bunnie is a poet, artist and musician. Judd currently plays the ukulele both as a soloist and in the Maikai Gents, an “old time crooning Hawaiian band” that performs regularly throughout California. The Maikai Gents also occasionally play at Judd’s Hill Wine Club events such as the recent Lobster Luau Winefest. With a degree in television production, Judd is also an accomplished filmmaker and video at the daily Bottle Blending Day Camp, an opportunity for visitors to make their own Bordeaux-style blend from four different barrel samples. Judd is part of a new generation of Napa Valley winemakers who are embracing social media as a way to make wine fun and approachable. Judd is active on Facebook (Judd’s Hill) and twitter (@juddshill) and is also a member of the Napa Valley Vintners Social Media Committee. Earlier this year, Judd and his wife, Holly, the winery’s president and a Renaissance woman in her own right, welcomed their second daughter, Ruby. Ruby frequently joins big sister Talulah at the winery to greet visitors. Judd’s Hill is located at 2332 Silverado Trail, just one mile north of Trancas Street in Napa. Because of the winery’s permit, you’ll need to call ahead for an appointment, (707) 255-2332 or you can book online at www.juddshill.com by clicking the “Book a Visit” link. On weekdays you can usually get an appointment on short notice. You’ll have a great time and have the chance to pick up some of Judd’s prized and prize-winning wines.

producer. He currently has a series of very funny and creative videos, available for viewing at www.juddsenormouswineshow.com. Judd’s theme in the videos is always about wine, and often about not taking wine all too seriously. Keep an eye on the website for Judd’s muchanticipated new show called “Wine Booty. Judd keeps busy at the winery overseeing the production of Judd’s Hill wines as well as helping the clients of the winery’s MicroCrush make their own wine. Even with Judd’s many winery responsibilities, you’ll often find him

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7th Annual Healdsburg Crush Festival, October 16
The who’s who of Sonoma County wineries and restaurants will gather under one roof for an evening of food and wine tasting in downtown Healdsburg, just one block east of the Plaza, for the Healdsburg Crush Festival, sponsored by St. John Catholic School on Saturday, October 16, from 6 to 9 p.m. Raffle drawings, silent auction lots, buy-in parties and live music round out the evening’s festivities. The popular event, now in its 7th year, will showcase more than 30 local wineries, featuring many award-winning and boutique wines, alongside dozens of outstanding local restaurants and food purveyors. Guest winemakers from participating wineries will be available for questions and conversation about the 2010 crush season, while popular local chefs will be serving their signature dishes. Participating wineries include Alexander Valley Vineyards, Seghesio Family Vineyards, Gallo Family Vineyards, Dry Creek Vineyard, George Wines and Bella Vineyards. Some food purveyors include Divine Pizza, Dry Creek Olive Oil Company, Affronti, Costeaux French Bakery & Café, Peloton Catering and Sake’O. The Healdsburg Crush Festival will take place at St. John School Parish Activity Center at 217 Fitch St., Healdsburg. Tickets are $65 per person and can be purchased by calling 707-318-7997 or online at http://www.healdsburgcrushfestival.org. This event has sold out in previous years. Follow the Healdsburg Crush Festival on Facebook and Twitter (@HealdsburgCrush) for the most update news on sponsors, auction lots and participating wineries and restaurants.
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Hauck Cellars has Joined Forces with Healdsburg Animal Shelter!
Hauck Cellars features its weimaraner, Margaux – a rescue dog – on the label of its Sauvignon Blanc. At six months, Margaux had already managed to go through two sets of parents. She was awaiting her destiny: to be a rabbit-chasing winery dog! In the words of her first owner, a British lady, “She certainly landed with her butt in the butter!” – so true. Greg and Jennifer Hauck think that all dogs (and cats) should land with their butt in the butter … or at least in the margarine. So, in honor of Margaux’s eighth birthday, and in support of the Healdsburg Animal Shelter’s Sustainability Campaign for their brand new building, Hauck Cellars is donating $1 to the campaign for every bottle of Sauvignon Blanc purchased during the month of August. Bonus: mention “Margaux” during your visit, and they’ll donate $1 for every bottle, no matter the varietal, that you purchase. Visit the HAS website at www.healdsburgshelter.org for information on how your dollars are helping dogs … cats … and other animals, too! Hauck Cellars is located at 223 Center Street in Healdsburg. For more information, visit www.hauckcellars.com. The tasting room is open Thursday through Monday from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday until 7 p.m., closed Wednesdays.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

See page 14 or visit www.healdsburg.com for more event information

AUGUST 27-29, SEPTEMBER 3-5 – Raven Players present: RENT – Raven Performing Arts Theater – Tickets available at Copperfields Books or at www.acteva.com or call 707-433-6335 AUGUST 28, SEPTEMBER 4, 11 – Farmers' Market – at Vine & North streets, 9am-noon, www.healdsburgfarmersmarket.org or call 707-431-1956 AUGUST 29 – Healdsburg's Antiques Fair on the Plaza – 20th Year, Downtown Healdsburg. Free Admission, 9am-4pm, 707-578-7772 AUGUST 31 – Farmers' Market & Tuesdays in the Plaza Concerts – Vine and North streets, 4-6:30pm; concerts 6-8pm, Downtown Plaza, www.healdsburgfarmersmarket.org, 707-431-1956 SEPTEMBER 2 – Jimtown Store First Thursday Wine Bar – Dutton Estate, Atascadero Creek Winery and Joseph Swan Vineyards; www.jimtown.com. $40, 6-8pm RSVP, www.jimtown.com or 707-433-1212 SEPTEMBER 3 – First Fridays ArtWalk – Downtown , galleries open 5-8pm with music, food & wine SEPTEMBER 3 – Williamson Wines ~ 2010 Epicurean Dinners – Dry Creek Kitchen, 7:30pm, wine and food dinner pairing, $150/each all inclusive and limited, www.williamsonwines.com or 707-433-1500 SEPTEMBER 4 – Andolsen Vineyard Gourmet Soiree – Dinner paired with a generous six-vintage vertical including the limited inaugural 2003 vintage. $135, 6-10pm, www.thumbprintcellars.com

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Tasting Room of the Week:

FERRARI-CARANO
by Sue Straight, The Wine Wench
At Ferrari-Carano Winery, your pleasure meter will go up appreciably just upon entering the front gates – five acres of award-winning gardens delight the eye (and nose) as you wind your way up the driveway. Once out of your car, a walkway leads you through the well-manicured, colorful grounds to the visitor’s center. For good luck, stop and rub the nose of “Bordeaux,” a 1300-pound bronze sculpture of a wild boar that sits just off the visitor’s center walkway. The Italianate villa-style visitor’s center sits atop the gently rolling hills of the Dry Creek Valley and the views are stunning. Inside the visitor’s center, you’ll find a bountiful variety of upscale gift items, including Italian pottery, tapestries, logo wear, wine and food-related books and glittery, wine-themed jewelry. This is the perfect place to find that one of a kind gift! A dark cherry wood bar stretches across the back of the room, beckoning visitors to stop and sip a while. The visitor’s center’s high ceilings echo with the conversations and laughter of guests and Ferrari-Carano Winery’s expert hospitality team. Downstairs is “Enoteca,” a wine-lover’s wonderland. Where a spotless barrel room once resided, an inviting wine lounge beckons visitors to indulge in tastes of the limited-release and reserve wines. For a nominal fee, visitors can enjoy their choice of six wine flights, including “Scentiments,” a fun and educational tasting that focuses on twelve fresh aromas that are present in the different wines that FerrariCarano Winery produces. Visitors test their “smell memory,” familiarizing themselves with those scents and then try to identify those same scents in the wines. What a great way to educate your palate! Ferrari-Carano Winery’s winemaking team is crafting some excellent wines. With Sarah Quider in charge of the white wine program (and Pinot Noir too) and Aaron Piotter in charge of the red wine program, the resulting wines are world class. So, let’s talk about the wines…I had the pleasure of tasting a couple of wines that this dream-team produced, and I can tell you first-hand that they rocked my world! The 2009 Rosato di Sangiovese is a great example of a dry, refreshing Rosé! Aromas and flavors of strawberry, cherry and herbs delight the palate. This pretty pink wine is almost too easy to drink! The 2007 Home Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon is opulently rich and eminently drinkable. Concentrated aromas of black cherry, cassis, pipe tobacco and spices continue as flavors in the luscious mouth. Long, delicious finish. Take my advice, jump in your car, wend your way up Dry Creek Road and visit Ferrari-Carano Winery. Make an appointment for a tour, taste their fabulous wines and take a stroll through their gardens. It truly is an experience not to be missed! Visit Ferrari-Carano Vineyards and Winery at 8761 Dry Creek Road in Healdsburg. For more information, call (707) 433-6700 or go to www.ferrari-carano.com.

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24th Annual B.R. Cohn Fall Music Festival Headliners Announced
Vintner, philanthropist and music artist manager Bruce Cohn is very pleased to announce acts for the 24nd Annual B.R. Cohn Charity Events Fall Music Festival which will be held Saturday and Sunday, October 9th and 10th at the B.R. Cohn Winery Amphitheater, 15000 Sonoma Highway, Glen Ellen in Sonoma Valley’s wine country. Performers include for the first time at the festival are, Cheap Trick, Eddie Money, Night Ranger, Grand Funk Railroad, War, Loverboy and Greg Kihn Band. Also, back this year are favorites the Turtles, Lara Johnston and the Eyewitness Blues Band. Saturday’s special guest headliner will be announced September 16. “Coming off of our record setting proceeds from last year we can’t wait to see what this year will bring,” enthused Bruce Cohn. Over the years, Cohn has been able to raise more than five million dollars for various local and national charities including national veteran’s organizations. This year the events benefit American Legion Post 489, Sonoma Valley Mentoring Alliance, Little Kids Rock, Sonoma Jazz + Music in Education and Salvation Army. Tickets are $95 in advance. They are on-sale at the winery, www.brcohn.com and all Ticketmaster outlets. Special VIP seats at $325, complete with food and beverage service, are available through www.brcohn.com. The direct concert line is (707) 9317927 or the winery number (707) 938-4064, ext. 127 or 1-800330-4064, ext. 126. In addition, Cohn’s annual Celebrity Golf Classic will be held at the famed Sonoma Golf Club on Monday, October 11th. Tee-off is at 11 a.m. Back by popular demand, one of America’s top chefs, Bradley Ogden, will return as guest chef to prepare this year’s world-class dinner paired with B.R. Cohn wines and provide a dinner auction lot for bidding. Last year enthusiastic bidders at the auction bid on trips, music memorabilia, large format wine bottles and other rare wines along with wine dinners including two dinners for twelve at Bruce Cohn’s home by culinary greats Thomas Keller and Bradley Ogden. The evening raised over $165,000 with a fund-a-need for the San Francisco Chapter of the American Legion garnering $61,000. Total proceeds from last year were over $400,000. The public can contact the winery regarding invitations to the tournament, dinner and auction at www.brcohn.com. Co-sponsors of the event are Bank of the West, Friedman’s Home Improvement, Sonoma Chevrolet, KRON-4, 97.7 The River, All News KCBS 740 and 106.9 and KFRC 1550, 98.5 KFOX in San Jose, and KSEG the Eagle in Sacramento. For more concert information, call 1-800-330-4064 ext. 27 or other information www.brcohn.com

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ROESSLER CELLARS
by Ronda Giangreco
Roger and Richard Roessler, two brothers with a passion for Pinot, have proven that the old adage “do one thing and do it well” is a recipe for success. Their dedication to finding the very finest Pinot Noir grapes to produce single vineyard and appellation designated wines has vaulted their small winemaking adventure to a prestigious, highly sought after label with an award winning history that is the envy of many larger wineries. The brothers have moved far from their humble beginnings of a mere two hundred and twenty-five cases of Pinot from the fruit of the Sangiacomo family vineyards. They can now boast of production of over seven thousand cases, encompassing fifteen different Pinot Noir vineyards and appellations. The key to their achievements in excellence is the meticulous scrutiny given to vineyards from Santa Barbara, to the California Coastal Region, and all the way to the Willamette Valley in Oregon. They are constantly seeking the very best Pinot Noir fruit grown. “By searching out grapes from premium grape growers, in areas we feel are most well suited to Pinot Noir, we're able to show unique and distinctive character arising from these specific sites. Working with the growers to maintain quality is paramount to giving us the highest quality fruit.” Having spent over forty years in the restaurant business, Roger Roessler was well versed in the trade and extremely knowledgeable about wines. Having been drawn to Sonoma for many years, he often thought of starting a small winemaking operation. A few talks with his friends, the Sangiacomos, yielded the grapes he needed to get started. When he contacted Wells Guthrie, a well-respected winemaker, the Roessler label was born. His brother, Richard also inherited the wine lover’s gene and cultivated his palate through his home winemaking hobby. In 2003, he joined his brother in the Roessler Cellars venture. Together the brothers have formed a partnership that combines their love of Pinot

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Lake County Wine Auction to be Held September 18
The Lake County Wine Alliance will hold its 11th Annual Lake County Wine Auction, a gala benefit for the arts, health and community of Lake County on Saturday, September 18, at 4 p.m. This annual gala is a must-attend event with live and silent auctions, wine and gourmet foods from local purveyors and music. This year’s event is chaired by Budge Brown of Tulip Hill Winery; the evening’s auctioneers will be Peter Ventura and Stephanie Green; Rob Roumiguiere, partner in Roumiguiere Vineyards, is this year’s master of ceremonies. Black-tie is encouraged. The Wine Auction begins at 5 p.m.; tickets are $125 per person. Attendees must be 21 years and older. Music will be provided by the LC Diamonds. This year’s special guests are U.S. Congressman Mike Thompson and Winemaker Jed Steele. The Lake County Wine Alliance is a nonprofit organization of Lake County wineries, winegrape growers and community supporters whose mission is to foster the arts, benefit health services and support the community. The Lake County Wine Auction has contributed more than $771,000 to local programs since the first event was held in 2000. Each year, artist John Clarke creates a watercolor-on-silk painting and donates it to the Wine Alliance both to be reproduced as a fine art poster and to be auctioned off as original artwork. This year’s piece is titled, “Beautiful Lake County – Ceago Vinegarden.” Posters of Clarke’s painting will be on sale at several local tasting rooms. The Saw Shop Gallery Bistro will proudly display the original until the event. Other auction items include weekend and extended vacation getaways, wine packages, wine tasting events, local arts and a variety of goods and services, including fine dining opportunities. Beneficiaries from this year’s event includes: Fine Arts Programs at Lake County High Schools, Hill Top Recovery, St. Helena Hospital Clearlake Emergency Department, Lake County Children’s Dental Disease Prevention Program, Lake County Channel Cats, Operation Tango Mike, Lake County Community Action Agency/Safe House, Friends of the Lake County Library and Meals on Wheels Programs at Lake County Senior Centers. For information and tickets to the Lake County Wine Auction contact 1-866-279-WINE or www.winealliance.org. Located in the mountains of the North Coast where the Mayacama and Vaca ranges come together, Lake County boasts the cleanest air in California and one of the oldest lakes on the continent. Lake County’s winegrowing regions span vast, diverse terrain shaped by both volcanics and tectonics. Its high elevation, intense climate and distinct soils combine to produce wines of high quality and character that have continued to gain impressive industry recognition. Visitors to the area experience these award-winning wines in casual tasting rooms that reflect the area’s friendly, relaxed lifestyle. Lake County is part of the North Coast appellation along with neighboring regions of Napa, Sonoma and Mendocino, and within Lake County are five designated appellations: Benmore Valley, Clear Lake, Guenoc, High Valley and Red Hills. Located in beautiful Northern California, Lake County is just two hours by car from the San Francisco Bay Area, the Sacramento Valley and the Pacific Coast. Lake County is home to Clear Lake, the largest natural freshwater lake in California and possibly the oldest lake on the continent. Visitors to Lake County experience the state’s cleanest air basin, spectacular scenic beauty, fine wines, and unsurpassed recreational opportunities – from hiking, biking, golf, and off-road adventures to boating, fishing, kayaking, birding, and even rockhounding. For visitor information, contact the Lake County Visitor Information Center at 1-800-525-3743 or www.lakecounty.com.

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LIVERMORE | WINE COUNTRY THIS WEEK

Livermore Harvest Wine Celebration
Livermore Valley Wine Country’s Labor Day Weekend tradition – the Harvest Wine Celebration – returns to its roots this year with festivities exclusively at local wineries. Thirty wineries will be pouring at their tasting room locations with artists, musicians and food vendors. Eleven more wineries will be pouring at either Concannon Vineyard or Wente Vineyards on Tesla Road. Food at all winery locations will be locally prepared and moderately priced (under $8). Admission includes a commemorative wine glass, tastings of at least two wine varietals from each participating winery, official program and discounts on wine purchases. Bus transportation between wineries will be available on Sunday only. Monday, September 6 will feature a more intimate affair, as each winery offers a unique experience. Tickets are available online at www.LVwine.org and at all participating Livermore Valley wineries, the Wine Steward in Pleasanton, First Street Wine Company in Livermore and Bay Area Safeway stores. Ticket “will call” arrangements vary. Visit www.LVwine.org for details. Tickets for Sunday and Monday are $55 in advance, $65 at the event. Sunday-only tickets are $45 in advance, $50 at the event. Monday-only tickets are $40 in advance, $45 at the event. Nondrinking ticket: $10 (valid both days). During the event, participating wineries are open only to ticket holders with event wristbands. For more information, visit www.LVwine.org or call (925) 447-WINE.

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Experience a wine and food weekend in Lodi Wine Country with the ever popular Taste of Lodi event at Wine & Roses Restaurant, Hotel & Spa on Sunday, September 26, and the newest addition of the all day Wine Camp on Saturday, September 25 – a total immersion of the winemaking process from vineyard to bottle to wine glass. Wine aficionados will have the opportunity to taste the wines of Lodi from over 40 wineries and culinary specialties from local favorites at the Taste of Lodi event, plus try the hands-on “vintners-in-the making” experience, all in the midst of harvest, at the Wine Camp.

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Wine Camp, Saturday, September 25, 8am to 9pm
The first annual Taste of Lodi Wine Camp will take wine lovers to a new level and teach guests to become a vintner for a day – the full winemaking process. The day begins in a Lodi vineyard picking grapes and learning about the growing process with a viticulture demonstration. Guests will enjoy two vineyard tours, lunch with the winemaker, a wine blending class, interactive activities, and a wine and food pairing class. The fruits of labor will be enjoyed at a winery dinner that evening. Guests are given a bottle of wine, wine camp hat and shirt, VIP entrance to the Taste of Lodi event on Sunday and one night hotel accommodation. Ticket price per person is $450, limited availability. Must be 21 or over to attend the Wine Camp.
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Taste of Lodi, Sunday, September 26, 1 to 5pm
The Visit Lodi! Conference & Visitors Bureau and is hosting the ninth annual wine and food experience with wine, food and numerous activities throughout the day. The event consists of wine seminars where guests can learn the latest from local vintners, chef demonstrations from Lodi’s celebrity chefs including Ruben Larrazolo from Alebrijes Mexican Bistro and live music with Joe Leningan’s “Little” Big Band. This band will keep feet tapping and guests dancing to everything from today’s hits, to rock ’n’ roll, to swing and Latin. A favorite for many is the Port, Cigar and Chocolate Pavilion, where guests can experiment their own unique pairings. Wine & Roses is located at 2505 West Turner Road, Lodi. Ticket prices are $40 in advance, $50 at the door or $25 for designated drivers. For additional details or to purchase tickets visit the website at www.TasteOfLodi.com or call 1-800-798-1810. Must be 21 and over to attend event. “Taste of Lodi continues to be Lodi’s premiere wine tasting event,” said Nancy Beckman, President and CEO of the Visit Lodi! Conference & Visitor’s Bureau. “With over 40 Lodi wineries and a large sampling of regional foods, visitors have an incredible opportunity to see what Lodi has to offer as a wine country destination.” Lodi is home to over 70 wineries and grows 100,000 acres of wine grapes. It has been a major wine growing region since the 1850s and is best known for its full-bodied Zinfandel wines. The Lodi region grows 60 varieties of wine grapes and is the top producer of Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc and Viognier. Lodi is located 90 minutes east of San Francisco and 35 minutes south of Sacramento.

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2010 Jazz Legends Gala Honors George Wein, September 16
The Monterey Jazz Festival is pleased to announce that it will honor the legendary impresario, pianist and philanthropist, George Wein, at its 2010 Jazz Legends Gala on Thursday, September 16, at Mission Ranch in Carmel, California. Mr. Wein is the founder of the Newport Jazz Festival and 2005 recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts “Jazz Master” Award. Hosted by Clint and Dina Eastwood, the Gala will feature the presentation of the Jazz Legends Award to Mr. Wein and will also include a evening of cocktails, a sumptuous gourmet dinner and a special duo performance by the Monterey Jazz Festival’s 2010 ArtistIn-Residence, four-time Grammy®-winning vocalist, Dianne Reeves with pianist Peter Martin. “With George appearing at this year’s MJF it is a perfect opportunity to honor him with our Jazz Legends Award,” said Tim Jackson, General Manager of the Monterey Jazz Festival. “He is truly ‘The Godfather’ of jazz festivals.” The Gala is $225 per person, with net proceeds supporting the Monterey Jazz Festival’s Education Programs, considered to be some of the most highly regarded in the country. The Jazz Legends Award was first presented to pianist Dave Brubeck in 2007, and to the composer, trumpeter and bandleader, Gerald Wilson, in 2008. MJF’s Education Programs have a strong impact on students and schools from coast to coast. For details about the Festival’s lifechanging youth jazz education programs, visit the website at www.montereyjazzfestival.org. Seating is limited at the Gala, early reservations are recommended. To make reservations or get more information about this event, visit www.montereyjazzfestival.org or call Eva Quiroz-Mojica at (831) 3733366 or by email at development@montereyjazzfestival.org.

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Winemaker Creates New Vine Hill ‘Sea Change’ Pinot Noir
by Fred Gillaspy
Sal Godinez revels in being part of the best of two worlds at Vine Hill Winery. One world is the historic Vine Hill property that was originally planted to winegrapes by John and George Jarvis in the 1860s. But the other is the winery’s close proximity to Monterey Bay, prominently visible in the panoramic vista that its 1100-foot location affords, and the bay’s pervasive marine influences on the winery’s Santa Cruz Mountains site. Sal specializes in crafting fine Pinot Noir. And this fussy, yet wonderful grape thrives in temperate climates that possess just such dominant coastal influences – both in terms of weather, as well as terroir. Morning layers of cool fog offset valley heat generated from the east, and the soils are themselves remnants of Marine Lab in Santa Cruz, a non-profit dedicated to ancient uplifted sea beds, stratified over millions of years, Winemaker Sal Godinez educating youth, families and the general public producing the now surrounding lands and mountains. about the role science plays in the understanding and conservation of This natural pairing of worlds is embodied in a new Vine Hill Pinot Noir named Sea Change, debuting this September with the release of Monterey Bay. Vine Hill’s Sea Change Pinot Noir blend is available exclusively at its 2008 vintage. A blend aptly named for the symbiotic relationship the tasting room and online wine store for $39. It is also poured exclubetween the sea and the land, and the role that each plays in our fragile ecosystem, Sea Change is a delicate fusion of 100% Pinot Noir sively at Seymour Center events. For more information, visit the website at vinehillwinery.com, send from the Corralitos and Soquel wine growing regions, each possessing some of the best possible conditions of terroir and climate for growing an email to wine@vinehillwinery.com or call (831) 427-0436. Pinot Noir. TO SAN JOSE Sal gets excited when talking about this new wine. “To make this blend, we took the best barrels of our wine produced from Dijon 68 TO MONTEREY TO SAN Salinas JOSE clones 115, 667 and 777 from our four Santa Cruz Mountains single Taste of Monterey vineyard lots that go into our award-winning Vine Hill and Cumbre 101 68 TO MONTEREY Salinas Pinots. Reaching this milestone when we can release the wine always Taste DeMonterey of Tierra 101 Marilyn Remark requires lots of patience. But now, everyone will get the chance to De Tierra enjoy it,” Godinez added. Marilyn Remark To help benefit one of the region’s most important conservators of natural resources and marine life, Vine Hill will distribute a percentage Pessagno Gonzales of the net profits from Sea Change sales to the Seymour Center at Long
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WINERY LISTINGS | WINE COUNTRY THIS WEEK
NAPA VALLEY
A Dozen Vintners – Tasting Room, 3000 Highway 29 North, St. Helena; 707 967-0666 Open daily 10-5 ACACIA VINEYARD – 2750 Las Amigas Road, Napa
Explore Wine Country less traveled and experience the beauty of Acacia. Situated on a country lane with spectacular views of San Pablo Bay, Acacia is dedicated to producing award-winning, vineyard designate Pinot Noir and Chardonnay from some of the oldest vines in Carneros.

Open by appointment only, Mon-Sat 10am-4pm and Sun noon-4pm 707-226-9991 (ext.2) or 887-226-1700 (toll free) Acme Fine Wines– 1080 Fulton Ln, St. Helena; 888 963-0440 Daily 9:30-5 Adastra – 2545 Las Amigas Rd, Napa; 707 255-4818 Open by appointment only Aetna Springs Cellars – 7227 Pope Valley Road, St. Helena; 707 965-2675 Open by appointment only Ahnfeldt Wines – Uncorked at Oxbow Tasting Room, 605 First St. Napa; 707 927-5864 Wed-Mon 12-6,Tue 12-8 Allora Vineyards – 3244 Ehlers Lane, St. Helena; 707 963-6071 Open by appointment only Alpha Omega – 1155 Mee Lane @ Highway 29, Rutherford; 707 963-9999 Daily 10-6 Altamura Vineyards & Winery – 1700 Wooden Valley Rd, Napa; 707 963-6071 Open by appointment only Amizetta – 1099 Greenfield Road, St. Helena; 707 963-1460 Open by appointment only Amuse Bouche Winery – 2930 St. Helena Hwy, St. Helena; 707 967-8814 Open by appointment only Ancien – Napa; 707 255-3908 Open by appointment only Anderson’s Conn Valley Vnyds – 680 Rossi Road, St. Helena; 707 963-8600 Open by appointment only ANDRETTI WINERY – 4162 Big Ranch Road, Napa; 888 460-8463 Open daily 10-5 Children OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours (Private Tours for 10 or more), Educational Programs Antica Napa Valley –3700 Soda Canyon, Napa; 707 257-8700 Open by appointment only 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 Atalon – 3299 Bennett Lane, Calistoga; 1-800-224-4090 Open daily 11-5 August Briggs – 333 Silverado Trail, Calistoga; 707 942-4912 Open daily, 10:30-4:30 Back Room Wines – 1000 Main Street, Napa; 707 226-1378 Sun-Wed 10-6, Thu-Sat 10 to 9 BALDACCI – 6236 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 944-9261 Open daily 10-4 Gift Items, Children & Pets OK Ballentine Vineyards – 2820 St. Helena Hwy N, St. Helena; 707 963-7919 Open daily 10-5 Barclay & Browning Wines – St. Helena; 707 963-3185 Open by appointment only Barlow Vineyards – 4411 Silverado Trail, Calistoga; 707 942-8742 Open by appointment only Barnett Vineyards – 4070 Spring Mountain, St. Helena; 707 963-7075 Open by appointment only Beaulieu Vineyards – 1960 Hwy 29, Rutherford; 707 967-5233 Open daily 10-5 Beau Vigne – 6795 Washington, Yountville; 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 by appointment only 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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Tours & Tasting Daily 10:00-6:00 Call ahead to schedule tours & private tastings, 866-708-9463 2 for 1 Reserve Wine Tasting in the Rhine House with this ad Save up to $25

2000 Main Street, St. Helena | www.Beringer.com Bighorn Cellars – 3105 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 226-8569 Black Cat Vineyard – 1075 Shadybrook Ln, Napa; 707 321-0866 Black Corden Vnyds – 4155 Dry Creek Rd, Napa; 707 226-6860 Fri-Sat 11-4 or by appt Open by appointment only Open by appointment only

BLACK STALLION – 4089 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 253-1400 Open daily 10-5 Gifts, Children & Pets OK, Cheese Pairings; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Educational Programs, Food Pairings Boeschen – 3242 Silverado Trail, St. Helena; 707 963-3674 Open by appointment only Bouchaine Vineyards – 1075 Buchli Station Rd, Napa; 707 252-9065 Open daily 10:30-4 Bounty Hunter Rare Wine Co. – 975 First St, Napa; 707 226-3976 Sun-Thu 11-10, Fr-Sa 11-Midnight Bourassa – 190 Camino Oruga, Napa 707 254-4922; 800-499-2366 Open by appointment only Boyd Family – 4042 Big Ranch Road, Napa; 707 254-7353 Open by appointment only Bravante Vineyards – 300 Stone Ridge Rd, Angwin; 707-965-2552 Open by appointment only Bremer Family Winery –975 Deer Park Road, St. Helena; 707 963-5411 Daily 10-5 by appointment 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 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 only at 10:30, 1:30 or 4:30 Cali 351 – 400 Silverado Trail, Calistoga; 707 942-9581 Thu-Mon 10-5 CALISTOGA WINE STOP – 1458 Lincoln Ave, #2 Calistoga; 707 942-5556 Daily 10-6 Cardinale – Tasting Room, 7600 St. Helena Hwy, Oakville; 707 948-2643 Open daily 10:30-5 CASA NUESTRA WINERY – 3451 Silverado Trail No, St. Helena; 707 963-5783 Open daily 10-5 Gifts, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Winery Tours & appointments CASTELLO DI AMOROSA – 4045 North St. Helena Hwy (Hwy 39), Calistoga; 707 942-8200 Open daily 9:30-6 Gifts, Children & Pets OK; call ahead for: Winery & Cave Tours, reservation recommended Caymus Vineyards – 8700 Conn Creek Rd, Rutherford; 707 967-3010 Open daily by appointment Ceja Vineyards Tasting Room – 1248 1st St, Napa; 707 226-6445 Open daily 12-6, Sat till 11 Ceja Family Vineyards – 1016 Las Amigas Rd, Napa 707 255-3954 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 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 Mon-Fri 11am, 1pm & 3pm, Sat-Sun by appt Cliff Lede Vineyards – 1473 Younvtille Cross Rd, Yountville; 707 944-8642 Open daily 10-4 CLOS DU VAL WINERY – 5330 Silverado Trail, Napa; 800 993-9463 Open daily 10-5 Gift Items, Picnic Area, Art Exhibits, Children & Pets OK; call ahead for: Wine Tours, Vineyard Tours, Food Pairings Clos Pegase – 1060 Dunaweal Ln, Calistoga; 707 942-4981 Open daily 10:30-4:30 Conn Creek Winery – 8711 Silverado Trail, St. Helena; 707 963-9100 Open Sat 10-4, Sun-Fri 11-4 Constant – 2121 Diamond Mountain Rd, Calistoga; 707 942-0707 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; 707 948-6512 Daily 10-6 Cosentino Winery – 7415 St. Helena Hwy, Yountville; 707 944-1220 Open daily 10-5:30 Crane Family Winery – 1051 Borrette Lane, Napa; 707 259-0175 Open by appointment only Crocker & Starr – St. Helena; 707-967-9111 Open by appointment only Cult Wine Central – Tasting Room, 40 St. Helena Hwy, Oakville; 800 848-9630 Open daily 10-4:30 Cuvaison Estate Wines – 4500 Silverado Trail, Calistoga; 707 942-2468 Open daily 10-5 Cuvaison Estate Wines – 1221 Duhig Road, Carneros (between Napa & Sonoma); 707 942-2455 Open daily 10-5 Darioush Winery – 4240 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 257-2345 Open daily 10:30-5

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David Arthur – 1521 Sage Canyon Road, St. Helena; 707 963-5190 Open by appointment only Fontanella Family – 1721 Partrick Road, Napa; 707 252-1017 Open daily by appointment 10-4 Forman Vineyards – 1501 Big Rock Road, St. Helena; 707 963-3900 Open by appointment only Franciscan Vineyards – 1178 Galleron Rd, Rutherford; 707 963-7111 Open daily 10-5 FRANK FAMILY VINEYARDS – 1091 Larkmead Lane, Calistoga; 707 942-0859 Open daily 10-5 Gift Items, Picnic Area Frazier Winery – 70 Rapp Lane, Napa; 707 255-3444 x107 Open by appointment FREEMARK ABBEY – 3022 St. Helena Hwy 29 N., St. Helena; 707 963-9694 Open Daily 10-5 Gift Items, Children Welcomed; Call ahead for: Winery Tours Frog’s Leap – 8815 Conn Creek Road, Rutherford; 707 963-4704 Open by appointment only G Cook – 264 N. Fork Crystal Springs Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-7760 Open by appointment only Gargiulo – 575 Oakville Crossroad, Napa; 707 944-2770 Open by appointment only Gemella Wines – Napa; 707 261-9855 Open by appointment only Girard Winery – (Tasting Room) 6795 Washington, Yountville; 968-9297; Open daily 10-6 Winery by appointment only Godspeed Vineyards – 3655 Mount Veeder Rd; 707 254-7766 Open daily by appointment Golden State Vintners – 401 St. Helena Highway South, St. Helena; 707 963-2335 Daily 10-5 Goosecross Cellars – 1119 State Lane, Yountville; 707 944-1986 Open daily 10-4:30 Graeser Winery – 255 Petrified Forest Rd, Calistoga; 707 942-4437 Open by appointment only 10-5 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 11-6 Mon-Wed; 11-8 Thu-Sat; Sun 11-5 Haber Family Vnyds– 345 Pine Breeze Dr, Angwin; 914 804-9660 Open by appointment only HAGAFEN CELLARS – 4160 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 252-0781 Open daily 10-5 Gift Items, Picnic Area, Art Exhibits, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Wine Tours Hall Rutherford – 56 Auberge Road, Rutherford; 707 967-0700 Open by appointment only Hall St. Helena – 401 St. Helena Hwy So, St. Helena; 707 967-2620 Open daily 10-5:15 Hans Fahden Vineyards – 4855 Petrified Forest Rd, St. Helena; 707 942-6760 Open by appointment HdV Wines – 588 Trancas St, Napa; 707 251-9121 Open by appointment only Hartwell Vineyards – 5795 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 255-4269 Open Wed-Sun 11-4 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 10-4 Hope & Grace – 6540 Washington St, Yountville; 707 944-2500 Mon-Sat 10-6 Hopper Creek – 6204 Washington St, Yountville; 707 944-0675 Open daily by appointment only 11-4 Hunnicutt Wines –3524 Silverado Trail North, St. Helena; 707 963-2911 Open by appointment only Ilona Howell Mountain –tasted at Burgess, 1108 Deer Park Road, St. Helena; 800 752-9463 Open by appointment only J. Doran – 45 Enterprise Ct, Napa; 925 418-5630 Open by appointment J. Kirkwood Winery – 1020 Borrette Lane, Napa Limited tours and tastings 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 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 John Anthony Vineyards – 1440 First Street, Napa; 707 265-7711 Open daily 10-6 JOSEPH PHELPS VINEYARDS – 200 Taplin Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-2745 Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat-Sun 10-4 Gift Items, Children OK; Tastings & Seminars by appointmentBy appointment Last tasting Mon-Fri at 3:30pm, Last tasting on Sat-Sun 2:30 JUDD’S HILL – 2332 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 255-2332 Open daily by appointment only 10-4 Gift Items, Picnic Area, Children Welcomed Juicebox – 45 Enterprise Ct, Napa; 707 254-1212 Open daily by appointment only 9-5 Juslyn – 2900 Spring Mountain Rd, St. Helena; 707 265-1804 (Poured at Silenus Vintners) Winery open by appointment only Kapcsandy Family Winery – 1001 State Lane, Yountville; 707 265-1804 Open by appointment only

DAVID FULTON WINERY & VINEYARD
EST. 1860 LESS THAN 400 CASES/YEAR PRODUCED

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

Open Fridays and Mondays 11-4 and other days by appointment. 825 Fulton Lane, St. Helena • 707-967-0719 • www.DavidFultonWinery.com Del Bondio Wine Co. – 1333 Bella Oaks Lane, Napa; 707 963-2805 Del Dotto Caves – 1055 Atlas Peak Rd, Napa; 707 963-2134 Del Dotto Vineyards – 1445 St. Helena Highway, St. Helena; 707 963-2134 Delectus Winery – 908 C Enterprise Way, Napa; 707 255-1252 Diamond Terrace – 1391 Diamond Mountain Road, Calistoga; 707 942-1189 DOMAINE CARNEROS – 1240 Duhig Rd, Napa; 707 257-0101 Gifts, Children OK, Winery Tours, Vineyard Tours; Call ahead for groups of eight or more Domaine Chandon – 1 California Dr, Yountville; 707 944-2280 DOMINARI
Napa’s newest Classic! We invite you to come see our beautiful new space, and taste our stellar lineup of current releases, which features some of the Napa Valley’s most classic and sought after varietals.

Open by appointment only Open by appointment only Open by appointment only Open Mon-Fri by appointment Open by appointment only Open daily 10-6 Open daily 10-5

Open by appointment 7 days a week, 10 am to 4.30 pm 620 Trancas Street, Napa | 707-226-1600 | Dominari.com Duckhorn Vineyards – 1000 Lodi Lane, St. Helena; 707 963-7108 Dutch Henry Winery – 4300 Silverado Trail, Calistoga; 707 942-5771 Eagle & Rose – 1844 Pope Canyon Rd, Pope Valley; 707 965-9463 Eeden Wines– 3505 Spring Mountain Rd., St. Helena; 707 337-5526 EHLERS ESTATE
Join us in our historic stone building salon and beautiful olive grove. Tuesday thru Saturday, 11-4:30 – $25 for a current flight tasting Enjoy our limited production 1886 Cabernet Sauvignon (95 points) All proceeds benefit cardiovascular research. For reservations, call 707-963-5972

Open by appointment, 10-4 Open daily 10-4:30 Open appointment by only Open daily 12-4 by appointment only

3222 Ehlers Lane, St. Helena | For reservations, call 707.963.5972 El Molino Winery – St. Helena; 707 963-6021 Weekdays, by appointment only Elizabeth Rose – Poured at Cult Wine Central, 40 St. Helena Hwy,Oakville; 800 848-9630 Open daily 10-4 Elizabeth Spencer – 1165 Rutherford Road, Rutherford; 707 963-6067 Open daily 10-6 Elkhorn Peak Cellars – 200 Polson Rd, Napa; 707 255-0504 Open by appointment only Elyse – 2100 Hoffman Ln, Napa; 707 944-2900 Open by appointment only 10-5 Envy Wines – 1170 Tubbs Ln, Calistoga; 707 942-4670 Open daily by appointment 10-4:30 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 Open by appointment only Falcor – 2511 Napa Corporate Dr, Ste 115, Napa; 888-402-WINE Open daily 10-5 Far Niente – 1350 Acacia Dr, Oakville; 707 944-2861 Open by appointment only 10-3 Farella-Park – 2222 N. Third Ave, Napa; 707 254-9489 Open by appointment only Fleury Estate Winery – 950 Galleron Rd, Rutherford; 707 967-8333 Open daily 10-4 Flora Springs – The Room – 677 St. Helena Hwy So., St. Helena; 707 967-8032 Open daily 10-5 Open by appointment only Flora Springs Winery – 1978 Zinfandel Ln, St. Helena; 707 967-6723 FOLIE A DEUX – 7481 St. Helena Hwy, Oakville; 800 535-6400 Open daily 10-6 Gift Items, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK FOLIO WINEMAKERS’ STUDIO – 1285 Dealy Lane, Napa; 707 256-2757 Mon-Tue 12-5, Sat-Sun 11-5 Gift Items, Art Exhibits, Picnic Area, Children Welcomed; call ahead for: Winery Tours, Educational Programs, Food Pairings

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Keenan – 3660 Spring Mountain Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-9177 Keever – 26 Vineyard View Dr, Yountville; 707 944-0910 Kelham – 360 Zinfandel Ln; St. Helena; 707 963-2000 Kelly Fleming Wines – 2339 Pickett Rd, Calistoga; 707 942-6849 Open by appointment only Open by appointment only Open by appointment only 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 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 Napa Wine Company – 1133 Oakville Cross Rd, Oakville; 707 944-1710 Open daily 10-4 Neal Family Vineyards – 716 Liparita Rd, Angwin; 707 965-2800 Open by appointment Newton Vineyards – 2555 Madrona Ave, St. Helena; 707 963-9000 Open by appointment Neyers Vineyards– 2153 Sage Canyon Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-8840 Open by appointment Nichelini Winery – 2950 Sage Canyon Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-0717 Weekends 10-5, weekdays by appointment Nickel & Nickel – 8164 St. Helena Hwy, Oakville; 707 967-9600 Open Mon-Fri 10-3, Sat-Sun 10-2 by appt 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 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 Mon-Sun 11-6 OnThEdge – (Vermeli Wines) 1255 Lincoln Ave, Calistoga; 877-668-4334 Daily 10-5 Opus One – 7900 St. Helena Hwy, Oakville; 707 944-9442 Open daily by appointment 10-4:30 Orin Swift Cellars – 1352 Main St, St. Helena; 707 967-9179 Open by appointment Mon-Fri 1-4 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 (Closed Tuesdays) Page Wine Cellars – 520 California Blvd, #20, Napa; 707 944-2339 Open by appointment only Palmaz Vineyards – 4029 Hagen Road, Napa; 707 226-5587 Open daily by appointment Paloma Vineyard – 4013 Spring Mountain Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-7504 Open by appointment Paoletti Vineyards – 4501 Silverado Trail, Calistoga; 707 942-0689 Open by appointment Fri-Sat 11-5, 11-4 Sun 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 Pedras Wines – 5040 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 287-4925 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 Pina Napa Valley – 8060 Silverado Trail, Rutherford; 707 738-9328 Open daily by appointment 10-4 Pine Ridge – 5901 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 252-9777 Open daily 10:30-4:30 PlumpJack Winery – 620 Oakville Crossroad, Oakville; 707 945-1220 Open daily 10-4 Pope Valley Winery – 6613 Pope Valley Rd, Napa; 707 965-1246 Open Thu-Sun 11-5 or by appt Porter Family Vineyards – Napa; 707 265-7980 Open by appointment only PRAGER WINERY & PORT WORKS – 1281 Lewelling, St. Helena; 707 963-PORT (7678) Open daily 10:30-4:30 Children & Pets OK Pride Mountain Wines – 4026 Spring Mountain Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-4949 Open by appointment Provenance – 1695 St. Helena Hwy, St. Helena; 707 968-3633 Open daily 10:30-5:30 Quintessa – 1601 Silverdo Trail, St. Helena; 707 967-1601 Open by appointment Quixote – 6126 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 944-2659 Open by appointment RAYMOND VINEYARD – 849 Zinfandel Ln, St. Helena; 707 963-3141 Open daily 10-4 Gift Items, Children OK; Call ahead for Wine Tours RAZI WINERY
New tasting room in Napa Valley ‘…taste our passion for wine in each style that we make.’ Wine & food pairings with an education based on appellations and terroirs

Family owned producer of Estate Carneros Pinot Noir for 30 years.
Visit our beautiful winery on the Silverado Trail in St Helena to taste Estate Pinot Noir, single-vineyard Petite Sirah and a variety of other classic and esoteric varietals.

Open daily by appointment only, 11am to 4pm 1001 Silverado Trail South, St. Helena • (707) 963-5667 Kenzo Estate – 3200 Monticello Road, Napa; 707 259-5408 Daily by appointment 10-4:30 KooLooLoo Vineyard – 1004 Clinton Street, Napa; 707 815-6510 Tue-Sun 12-6 Krupp Brothers – 3267 Soda Canyon Rd., Napa; 707 259-1198 Open by appointment Kuleto Estate – 2470 Sage Canyon Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-9750 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 Lamborn Family Vnyds – Summit Lake Dr, Howell Mtn; 925 254-0511 Open by appointment only Larkmead Vineyards – 1100 Larkmead Ln, Calistoga; 707 942-0167 Open 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 Lion's Run Wines – Tasted at Ubuntu Annex 1130 Main Street, Napa; 707 287-0273 Open by appointment 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 Loos Family Wines – 3105 Silverado Trail, Napa; 408 799-5938 Open by appointment LOUIS M. MARTINI – 254 St. Helena Hwy So. (Hwy 29 ), St. Helena; 707 968-3361 Open daily 10-6 Gift Items; Call ahead for: Wine Tours at 11 & 2, Cellar Tours, Food Pairings LUNA VINEYARDS
The first winery on the left heading north on the Silverado Trail. Enjoy the salon-like atmosphere of this beautiful tasting room where you can sample Luna Vineyards’ highly regarded Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Grigio and other varietals at the magnificent tasting bar. Private tours, along with tastings in their gorgeous private reserve room, by appointment only.

Open daily 10-5, 2921 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 255-2474 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 10-4 MAHONEY VINEYARDS – Taste at Oxbow, 708 First St, Napa; 707 265-9600 Open daily 11-6 Gift Items, Art Exhibits, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Food Pairings Fri-Sat 11-9 Mario Perelli-Minetti – 1443 Silverado Trail, St. Helena; 707 963-8310 Open Thu-Sun 10-5 Markham Vnyds – 2812 St. Helena Hwy 29, St. Helena; 707 963-5292 Open daily 10-5 Marston Family Vineyard – 3600 White Sulphur Springs Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-8490 Open by appointment Mason Cellars Oxbow Tasting Room – 7l4 First St, Napa 707 255-0658 Open Thu-Mon 11-5:30 Mayacamas Vineyards – 1155 Lokoya Rd, Napa; 707 224-4030 Open by appointment only McKenzie-Mueller – 2530 Las Amigas Rd, Napa; 707 252-0186 Open by appointment only MERRYVALE VINEYARDS – 1000 Main St, St. Helena; 707 963-7777 Open daily 10-6:30 Gift Items, Art Exhibits, Children & Pets OK Call ahead for: Wine Tours Sat & Sun at 10:30, Educational Programs, Food Pairings Midsummer Cellars– 771 Sage Canyon Rd, Rutherford; 707 225-4367 Open by appointment only Milat Vineyards – 1091 St. Helena Hwy S, St. Helena; 707 963-0758 Open daily 10-5:30 Miner Family – 7850 Silverado Trail, Oakville; 707 944-9500 Open daily 11-5 MJA – 647 Greenfield Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-3394 Open by appointment only Modus Operandi Cellars – 45 Enterprise Ct, Napa; 530 219-6199 Open by appointment only MONTICELLO VINEYARDS – 4242 Big Ranch Rd, Napa; 707 253-2802 Open daily 10-4:30 Gift Items, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for: Wine Tours, Food Pairings Morey Cellars – Napa Call for information; 707 226-2348 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

Schedule a tasting daily 10 am to 4 pm 3108 Silverado Trail, Napa Valley • (707) 224-4299 Regusci Winery – 5584 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 254-0403 Revana Family – 2930 St. Helena Hwy, St. Helena; 707 967-8814 Open daily 10-5 Open by appointment

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Reverie Winery – 1250 Diamond Mtn Rd, Calistoga; 707 942-6800 REYNOLDS FAMILY – 3266 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 258-2558 Rios Wine – 1334-B Lincoln Ave, Calistoga; 707 942-1376 Ritchie Creek – 4024 Spring Mountain Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-4661 Road 31 Wine Co – Napa; 707 649-1200 Robert Biale – 4038 Big Ranch Rd, Napa; 707 257-7555 Robert Craig Winery – 625 Imperial Way, Napa; 707 252-2250 x1 Robert Keenan – 3660 Spring Mtn. Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-9177 ROBERT MONDAVI – 7801 St. Helena Hwy 29, Oakville; 707 968-2001 Robert Sinskey Vnyds – 6320 Silverado Trail, Yountville; 707 944-9090 Robinson Family Vnyds – 5880 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 944-8004 ROMBAUER VINEYARD – 3522 Silverado Trail, No, St. Helena; 707 963-5170 Wine & cheese pairing by appointment, daily 11am, 1 & 3pm, $25 Round Pond Winery – 886 Rutherford Rd, Rutherford; 1-877-963-9364 Rubicon Estates – 1991 St. Helena Hwy, Rutherford; 707 968-1161 Rudd Winery – 500 Oakville Cross Rd, Oakville; 707 944-8577 Ruston Family – 2798 Spring St, St. Helena; 707 967-8025 Rustridge Ranch – 2910 Lower Chiles Valley Rd, St. Helena; 707 965-9353 Rutherford Grove – 1673 St. Helena Hwy, Rutherford; 707 963-0544 Rutherford Hill – 200 Rutherford Hill Rd, Rutherford; 707 963-1871 Rutherford Ranch – 1680 Silverado Trail, Rutherford; 707 963-5251 Saddleback Cellars – 7802 Money Road, Oakville; 707 944-1305 Saintsbury – 1500 Los Carneros Ave, Napa; 707 252-0592 Salvestrin Vineyard – 397 Main Street, St. Helena; 707 963-5105 Saviez Vineyards – 4060 Silverado Trail, Calistoga; 707 942-5889 Sawyer Cellars – 8350 St. Helena Hwy, Rutherford; 707 963-1980 School House Vineyards – 3549 Langtry Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-4240 Schramsberg – 1400 Schramsberg Rd, Calistoga; 707 942-2414 Schweiger Vineyards – 4015 Spring Mt Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-4882 Sciandri Family Vineyards – Napa; 707 277-4999 x3 Seavey Vineyard – 1310 Conn Valley Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-8339 SEQUOIA GROVE – 8338 St. Helena Hwy 29, Rutherford; 707 944-2945 Gift Items, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for: Wine Tours, Food Pairings Shafer Vineyards – 6154 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 944-2877 Sherwin Family – 4060 Spring Mountain Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-1154 Signorello Vineyards – 4500 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 255-5990 Silenus Vintners – 5225 Solano Ave, Napa; 707 299-3930 Silver Oak Cellars – 915 Oakville Crossroad, Oakville; 1-800-273-8809 Silver Rose Cellars – 400 Silverado Trail, Calistoga; 707 942-9581 Silverado Trail Wine Studio – 3105 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 226-8569 Silverado Vineyards – 6121 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 257-1770 Sixteen by Twenty Wines – 4155 Dry Creek Rd, Napa; 707 226-6860 Sky Vineyards – 1500 Lokoya Rd, Napa; 707 935-1391 Smith Madrone – 4022 Spring Mountain Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-2283 Sodaro Estate – 24 Blue Oak Lane, Napa; 707 812-4848 Somerston Ranch Tasting Room – 6490 Washington, Yountville Somerston Vineyards – 3450 Sage Canyon Rd, St. Helena; 707 967-8414 Spelletich Cellars – 425 Gateway Rd W, Napa; 707 363-5757 Spottswoode – 1902 Madrona Ave, St. Helena; 707 963-0134 Spring Mountain – 2805 Spring Mtn. Rd, St. Helena; 707 967-4188 Open by appointment Open daily 10-4:30 Open daily 10:30-6:30 Open by appointment Open by appointment only Open by appointment Open by appointment Mon-Sat 10-4 Open by appointment Open daily 10-5 Open daily 10-4:30 Open by appointment Open daily 10-5 Fri, Sat & Sun by appointment By appointment Open daily 10-5 Open Tues-Sat by appointment Open by appointment Open by appointment Open daily 10-4:30 Open daily 10-5 Open daily 10-4:30 Open daily by appointment 10-4 Open Mon-Sat by appointment Open by appointment Open by appointment Open daily 10-4 Open by appointment Open daily by appointment 10-4 Open by appointment Open by appointment Open by appointment Open daily 10:30-5 Open by appointment Open by appointment Fri-Sun 10-5, Mon-Thu by appointment Open by appointment only Open Mon-Sun 9-5 Open daily 10-5 Fri & Sat 11-4, Thu-Tue by appt Open daily 10-5 Open by appointment only Open by appointment Open by appointment Open by appointment Daily 10am-10pm Open by appointment Open by appointment Open by appointment Open by appointment ST. CLEMENT
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2867 St. Helena North, St. Helena | Open Daily 10am-4:30pm 707-265-5000 | www.stclement.com St. Helena Wine Center – 1321 Main St, St. Helena; 707 963-1313 Open daily 10-5:30 St. Helena Winery – 100 Pratt Ave, St. Helena; 707 967-9463 Open by appointment St. Supéry – 8440 St. Helena Hwy, Rutherford; 800 942-0809 Open daily 10-5 Stags’ Leap Wine Cellars – 5766 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 944-2020 Open daily 10-4:30 Stags’ Leap Winery – 6150 Silverado Trail, Napa; 1-800-395-2441 By advance appointment only Stagecoach Vineyard – 3267 Soda Canyon Rd., Napa; 707 259-1198 Open by appointment Staglin Family – 1570 Bella Oaks Ln, Rutherford; 707 944-0477 Open by appointment Steltzner Vineyards – 5998 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 252-7272 Open daily 10:30-4:30 STERLING VINEYARDS – 1111 Dunaweal Lane, Calistoga; 707 942-3344 Mon-Fri 10:30-5 Self-Guided Winery Tours, Gift Items, Art Exhibits, Children & Pets OK Sat-Sun 10-5 Stoneheath Winery – Napa; 707 257-0701 Open by appointment Stonehedge Winery – 1004 Clinton St, Napa; 707 256-4444 Tue-Thu 12-6, Fri-Sat 12-8 Stony Hill Vineyard – Call for directions,St. Helena; 707 963-2636 Open Mon-Fri 9-5 by appt only Storybook Mountain – 3835 Hwy 128, Calistoga; 707 942-5310 Open by appointment Sullivan Vineyard – 1090 Galleron Rd, Rutherford; 707 963-9646 Open daily 11-5 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 TASTE AT OXBOW – 708 First Street, Napa/ 707 265-9600 Sun-Thu 11-6, Fri-Sat 11-9 Taylor Family Vineyards –5991 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 255-3593 Open by appointment Tayson Pierce – Call for directions,St. Helena; 707 963-2636 By appointment only Teachworth – 4451 St. Helena Hwy, Calistoga; 707 942-8432 Open by appointment Tedeschi Family Winery – 2779 Grant St. Calistoga; 707 337-5526 Tue-Sun 12-4:30 by appointment only Terra Valentine – 3787 Spring Mountain Rd, St. Helena; 707 967-8340 Open by appointment The Terraces – 1450 Silverado Trail, St. Helena; 707 963-1707 Open by appointment Tofanelli Family – 1212 Pine St, Calistoga; 707 942-6504 Open by appointment only Tom Eddy – 3870 Hwy 128, Calistoga; 707 942-4267 Open by appointment Toolbox Wine Co. – 1021 McKinstry St, Napa; 707 257-6796 Open daily 11-7 Tournesol Wine – Napa; 707 694-6073 Open by appointment only Trahan Winery – 974 Franklin St, Napa; 707 257-7477 Open daily 11-6 Trefethen Vineyards – 1160 Oak Knoll Ave, Napa; 707 255-7700 Open daily 10-4:30 Tres Sabores – 1620 S. Whitehall Lane, St. Helena; 707 967-8027 Open by appointment Trespass Vineyard – 1859 Hillview Place, St. Helena; 707 963-0804 Open by appointment TRINCHERO FAMILY ESTATES – 3070 N. St. Helena Hwy, St. Helena; 1-800-473-4454 Open daily 10-5 Trinitas Cellars – 875 Bordeaux Way, Napa; 707 251-1956 Open daily 11-7 Truchard – 3234 Old Sonoma Rd, Napa; 707 253-7153 Open by appointment Tudal Winery – 1015 Big Tree Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-3947 Open by appointment Tulocay – 1426 Coombsville Rd, Napa; 707 255-4064 Open by appointment TURNBULL WINE CELLARS – 8210 Highway 29, Oakville; 707 963-5839 Open daily 10-4:30 Twenty Rows – 880 Vallejo Street, Napa; 707 265-7750 Tue-Sat 11-5 Twomey Cellars – 1183 Dunaweal Lane, Calistoga; (707) 942-7122 Open Mon-Sat 9-4 Ubuntu Annex – Tasting Room, 1130 Main St, Napa; 707 251-5656 Mon-Wed 12-6, Thu-Fri 12-7, Sat 11-7, Sun 11-6 Uncorked at Oxbow – 605 First St, Napa; 707 927-5864 Wed-Mon 12-6,Tue 12-8 V Madrone – 3199 St. Helena Hwy N, St. Helena; 707 963-3573 Open by appointment V Wine Cellars – 6525 Washington St, Yountville; 707 531-7053 Open daily 10-7 V. SATTUI WINERY – Corner Hwy 29 & White Ln, St. Helena; 707 963-7774 Open daily 9-6 (Winter hours till 5) Picnic Area, Deli, Art Exhibits, Children & Pets OK, Cave Tours

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VALLEY GATE VINEYARDS– 1 Kirkland Ranch Road, Napa; 707 254-8673 ext. 127 Open daily 10-5 Van Der Heyden – 4057 Silverado Trail, Napa; 707 257-0130 Open daily 10-6 by appointment Verismo Wines – 100 Rapp Ln, Napa; 707 944 WINE (9463) Open by appointment only Viader Winery – 1120 Deer Park Rd, St. Helena; 707 963-3816 Open by appointment VinRoc – Napa; 707 265-0943 Open by appointment Vincent Arroyo Winery – 2361 Greenwood Ave, Calistoga; 707 942-6995 Open daily 10-4:30 by appointment Vine Cliff Winery – 7400 Silverado Trail, Yountville; 707 944-1364 Open daily 10-5 by appointment Vineyard 29 – 2929 St Helena Hwy, St. Helena; 707 963-9292 Open by appointment Vineyard 7 & 8 – 4028 Spring Mountain Road, St. Helena; 707 963.9425 Mon-Fri 10-2 by appointment Vintners 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 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-Thu 10-5, Fri-Sat 10-6 WATERSTONE – Taste at Oxbow, 708 First St, Napa; 707 265-9600 Open daily 11-6 Gift Items, Picnic Area, Picnic Area, Art Exhibits, Children OK; Call ahead for Food Pairings Wermuth Winery – 3942 Silverado Trail, Calistoga; 707 942-5924 Open daily 11-5 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 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 Whitford Cellars – 4047 E. Third Ave, Napa; 707 942-0840 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 daily11-5 WILLIAM HILL ESTATE WINERY – 1761 Atlas Peak Road, Napa; 707 265-3024 Open daily 10-5 Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Vineyard Tours, Educational Programs WINE GARAGE – 1020 Foothill Blvd (Hwy 29), Calistoga; 707 942-5332 Open Mon-Sat 11-6:30, Sun 11-4:30 Wineries of Napa Valley – Tasting Room, 1285 Napa Town Center, Napa; 707 253-9450 Mon-Thu 11-6, Fri-Sat 10-7:30, Sun 10-6 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 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 Balletto – 5700 Occidental Rd, Santa Rosa; 707 568-2455 B. R. COHN WINERY – 15000 Sonoma Hwy 12, Glen Ellen; 800-330-4064 Gift items, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call for: Tours, Educational Programs, Wine Pairings B Wise Vnyds – Poured at Sonoma Enoteca, 35 E Napa St, Suite B ; 707 935-1791 Bartholomew Park – 1000 Vineyard Ln., Sonoma; 707 935-9511 Battaglini Wines – 2948 Piner Rd, Santa Rosa; 707 578-4091 Bella Vnyds & Wine Caves – 9711 West Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 473-9171 Benovia Winery – 339 Hartman Rd, Santa Rosa; 707 526-4441 Benziger Family Winery – 1883 London Ranch Rd, Glen Ellen; 707 935-4046 Boisset Taste of Terroir – 320 Center St, Healdsburg; 707 473-9707 Blackstone Winery – 8450 Sonoma Hwy, Kenwood; 707 833-1999 Bluenose Wines – Poured at Hudson Street Wineries, 428 Hudson Street, Healdsburg; 707 433-2364 Bonneau Family – 23001 Arnold Dr, Sonoma; 800-996-0420 Bradford Mountain – Poured at Cellars of Sonoma, 133 4th St, Santa Rosa; 707 578-1826 Branham Estate – Poured at Downtown Wine: 132 Plaza St, Healdsburg; 707 473-0337 Bucklin Old Hill Ranch – 8 Old Hill Ranch Rd; Glen Ellen 707 933-1726 Buena Vista Winery – 18000 Old Winery Rd, Sonoma; 707 938-1266 C. Donatiello – 4035 Westside Rd, Healdsburg; 800-433-8296 Camellia Cellars – 57 Front St., Healdsburg; 707 433-1290 Captûre – Healdsburg; 707 395-0457 Carol Shelton – 3354-B Coffey Ln, Santa Rosa; 707 575-3441 Cass Winery – Poured at Family Wineries – Kenwood: 9380 Sonoma Hwy 12; 888-433-6555 Cellar Door – 1395 Broadway, Suite E, Sonoma; 707 938-4466 Cellar No. 8 – Poured at Asti Winery, 26150 Asti Rd, Cloverdale; 707-433-2822 Cellars of Sonoma – 133 Fourth Street, Santa Rosa; 707 578-1826 Chalk Hill – 10300 Chalk Hill Rd, Healdsburg; 800-838-4306 CHARLES CREEK VINEYARD – 483 First St. W., Sonoma; 707 935-3848 Chasseur – Sabastopol; 707 829-1941 Chateau Felice – 10603 Chalk Hill Rd, Healdsburg; 707 836-9011 CHATEAU ST. JEAN WINERY
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Brutocao Cellars – Poured at Sonoma Enoteca, 35 E Napa St, Suite B ; 707 935-1791 Wed-Mon 11-5:30, Tue seasonal

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A. Rafanelli Winery – 4685 W. Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-1385 Open by appointment only Acorn Winery – 12040 Old Redwood Hwy, Healdsburg; 707 433-6440 Daily 11-5 by appointment Adobe Road Winery – 1995 S. McDowell Blvd, Petaluma; 707 939-7967 Open by appointment only Adrian Fog – Healdsburg; 707 431-1174 Open by appointment, ALDERBROOK WINERY 2306 Magnolia, Healdsburg; 707 433-9154 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 Amphora Wines – 4791 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 431-7767 Open daily 11-4:30 Alegria Winery – 12040 Old Redwood Hwy, Healdsburg; 707 433-6440 Daily 11-5 by appointment ANABA WINES – 60 Bonneau Road, 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 11am-6pm Archipel – 4611 Thomas Rd, Healdsburg; 800-273-0177 Open by appointment Mon-Sat 10-5 Arista Winery – 7015 Westside Rd, Healdsburg; 707 473-0606 Open daily 11-5 ARMIDA WINERY – 2201 Westside Road, Healdsburg; 707 433-2222 Open daily 11-5 Gift items, Children OK; Call ahead for Food Pairings Arnot-Roberts – Healdsburg; 707 820-1383 Open by appointment only Arrowood Vineyards & Winery – 14347 Sonoma Hwy 12, Glen Ellen; 707 935-2600 Open daily 10-4:30 Atascadero Creek – 4114 Ross Road, Sebastopol; 707 823-3040 By appointment only

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8555 Sonoma Highway, Kenwood www.ChateauStJean.com | 800-543-7572 Christie Vineyards – 851 Limerick Lane, Healdsburg; 707 431-0662 CHRISTOPHER CREEK – 641 Limerick Ln, Healdsburg; 707 433-2001 Picnic Area Chronicle Wines – P. O. Box 1854, Sonoma; 707-255-5862 ext 120 Clarbec – 19368 Orange Ave, Sonoma; 707 996-4012 Clary Ranch – 3461 Middle Two Rock Rd, Petaluma; 707 938-7210 CLINE CELLARS – 24737 Arnold Drive, Sonoma; 707 940-4030 Gift items, Picnic Area, Children OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours at 11, 1, 3 or Food Pairings Clos du Bois – 19410 Geyserville Ave, Geyserville; 707 857-3100 Clouds Rest Vineyards – Petuluma; 707 765-0841 By appointment only Open daily 11-5 Open by appointment only Open by appointment only Open by appointment only Open daily 10-6 Open daily 10-4:30 Open by appointment only

Collier Falls – Poured at Family Wineries – Kenwood: 9380 Sonoma Hwy 12,Kenwood; 888-433-6555 Open daily 10:30-5 Poured at Family Wineries – Dry Creek Valley: 4791 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-0100 10:30-4:30 COMPASS Wines– Poured at Sonoma Enoteca, 35 E Napa St, Suite B ; 707 935-1791 Wed-Mon 11-5:30, Tue seasonal Copain Wines – 7800 Eastside Rd, Healdsburg; 707 836-8822 Corda – 845 Chileno Valley Rd, Petaluma; 707 781-9310 Open Thu-Sun 11-5 or by appt. Open by appointment onl

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D & L Carinalli Vineyards – 2030 Barlow Ln, Sebastopol; 707 827-3826 Open daily by appointment D’Argenzio – 1301 Clevelend Ave, Ste A, Santa Rosa; 707 280-4658 Daily 11-5 Summer, 11-4 winter; tours available Dark Horse – Poured at Locals: Geyserville Ave & Hwy 128, Geyserville; 707 857-4900 Open daily 11am-6pm Dashe Cellars – Poured at Family Wineries – Dry Creek Valley: 4791 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-0100 10:30-4:30 Da Vero – 106 Matheson Street, Plaza Farms, Healdsburg; 707 431-8000 Open daily by appointment David Coffaro – 7485 Dry Creek Rd, Geyserville; 707 433-9715 Open daily 11-4 David Noyes – Poured at Family Wineries – Kenwood: 9380 Sonoma Hwy 12; 888-433-6555 Open daily 10:30-5 Davis Family Vnyds – 52 Front St, Healdsburg; 707 433-3858 Thu-Sun 11-5 or by appointment De La Montanya – 999 Foreman Ln., Healdsburg; 707 433-3711 Open daily 11-4:30, Mon-Fri by appt De Loach Vineyards – 1791 Olivet Road, Santa Rosa; 707 526-9111 Open daily 10:30-5 DE LORIMIER WINERY (formerly Mosaic)– 2001 Hwy 128, Geyserville; 707 857-2000 Open daily 10:30-5 Gift items, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK Deerfield Ranch – 10200 Sonoma Highway, Kenwood; 707 833-5215 Open daily 10:30-4:30 Dehlinger – 4101 Vine Hill Rd, Sebastopol; 707 823-2378 Jan-Aug by appointment, Fridays only Del Carlo Winery – 4939 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg; 707 433-1036 Open by appointment only Deux Amis – 602 Limerick Ln, Healdsburg; 707 431-7945 Open by appointment only Downtown Wines – 132 Plaza St, Healdsburg; 707 473-0337 Daily 11-6 DREYER WINE – Poured at Sonoma-Enoteca, 35 E Napa St, Sonoma; 707 935-1200 Open daily 11-5:30, Tue seasonal Dry Creek Vineyards – 3770 Lambert Bridge Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-1000 Open daily 10:30-4:30 Duchamp Estate – 280 Chiquita Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-6665 Open by appointment only Dutch Bill Creek – Sebastopol; 877 874-3852 By appointment only DUTCHER CROSSING – 8533 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 431-2700 Open daily 11-5 Gift items, Picnic Area, Children OK; Call ahead for Winery Tours Dutton Estate – 8757 Green Valley Rd; Sebastopol; 707 829-9463 Daily 10-5 Dutton-Goldfield– 3100 Grevenstein Highway North, Sebastopol; 707-827-3600 Open daily 10-4:30 Edmeades Tasting Room– 20 Matheson St, Healdsburg; 707 857-1529 Open daily 10:30-5:30 Emeritus Vineyards– 2500 Gravenstein Hwy N, Sebastopol; 707 823-4464 Open by appointment Enkidu Wine – 8910 Sonoma Hwy. 12, Kenwood; 707 833-6100 Daily 12-6 Ensuenos – Poured at Locals: Geyserville Ave & Hwy 128, Geyserville; 707 857-4900 Open daily 11am-6pm Eric K. James – 452 First Street E, Sonoma Plaza; 707 732-7560 Friday-Sunday 12-5:30 or by appointment ERIC ROSS – 14300 Arnold Dr, Glen Ellen; 707 939-8525 Thu-Mon 11-5 Also poured at Locals: Geyserville Ave & Hwy 128, Geyserville; 707 857-4900 Open daily 11am-6pm Everett Ridge – 435 W. Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-1637 Open daily 10-5 F. Teldeschi – 3555 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-6626 Open daily 12-5 Family Wineries of Dry Creek Valley – 4791 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-0100 Open daily 10:30-4:30 Family Wineries – Kenwood – 9380 Sonoma Hwy. 12; 707 833-4444 Mar-Dec 10:30-5, Jan-Feb Closed Tu-We FAVERO VNYDS – 3939 Lovall Valley Rd, Sonoma; 707 935-3939 Open by appointment only – Poured at Sonoma Enoteca, 35 E Napa St, Suite B ; 707 935-1791 Wed-Mon 11-5:30, Tue seasonal FERRARI-CARANO – 8761 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-6700 Open daily 10-5 Gift items, Children OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Wine Pairings FERRARI-CARANO SEASONS OF THE VINEYARD 113 Plaza St, Healdsburg; 707 431-2222 Tue-Sun 11-6 Field Stone Winery – 10075 Hwy 128, Healdsburg; 707 433-7266 Open daily 10-5 Flowers Vineyard & Winery – 28500 Seaview Rd, Cazadero; 707 847-3661 Open by appointment Folk Machine – Poured at Downtown Wine: 132 Plaza St, Healdsburg; 707 473-0337 Thu-Mon 11-6, Fri-Sat 11-7 Foppiano Vineyards – 12707 Old Redwood Hwy, Healdsburg; 707 433-7272 Open daily 10-4:30 Freestone Vineyards – 12747 El Camino Bodega, Freestone; 707 874-1010 Thur-Mon 11-5 Friendly Dog Winery – 14301 Arnold Dr, Jack London Village, Glen Ellen; 707-938-7550 Thu-Mon 11-5 Frick – 23072 Walling Road, Geyserville; 707 857-1980 Sat-Sun 12-4:30 (Summers Fri) FRITZ WINERY – 24691 Dutcher Creek Rd, Cloverdale; 707 894-3389 Open daily 10:30-4:30 Gift items, Picnic Area, Children OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Wine Pairings Gallo Family Vineyards – Tasting Room: 320 Center Street, Healdsburg; 707 433-2458 Open daily 10-6 Garden Creek Ranch– 2335 Geysers Rd, Geyserville; 707 433-8345 Open by appointment only Gary Farrell Wines – 10701 Westside Rd, Healdsburg;707 473-2909 Open daily 10:30-4:30 Geyser Peak Winery – At Canyon Rd, 22281 Chianti Rd, Geyserville; 707 857-2500 Open daily 10-5 GLORIA FERRER CAVES & VNYDS – 23555 Hwy 121, Sonoma; 707 996-7256 Open daily 10-5 Gift items, Picnic Area, Art Exhibit; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Educational Programs, Food Pairings Gofessel Vineyards– 20838 Burndale Road, Sonoma; 415 225-6801 Open by appointment only Göpfrich – 7564 W. Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-1645 Open by appointment Gourmet Au Bay – 913 Hwy 1, Bodega Bay; 707 875-9875 Fri-Sat 11-8, Sun-Thu 11-7 Graton Ridge – 3541 Gravenstein Hwy 116 N, Sebastopol; 707 823-3040 Fri-Mon 10-4:30 GRIEVE FAMILY – Poured at Sonoma Enoteca, 35 E Napa St, Suite B ; 707 935-1791 Wed-Mon 11-5:30, Tue seasonal Grove Street – Poured at Hudson Street Wineries, 428 Hudson Street, Healdsburg; 707 433-2364 Open daily 11-5 Gustafson Family – 9100 Stewarts Point Skaggs Springs Road, Geyserville; 707 433-2371 Sat 10-4 or by appt Gundlach Bundschu – 2000 Denmark St, 707 938-5277; Sonoma Open daily 11-4:30 Hanna Winery – 9280 Hwy 128, Healdsburg; 707 431-4310 Open daily 10-4 5353 Occidental Rd, Santa Rosa; 707 575-3371 Open daily 10-4 Hanzell Vineyards– 18596 Lomita Avenue, Sonoma, CA 95476 Ph: 707 996-3860 Open by appointment only Hartford Family Winery – 8075 Martinelli Road, Forestville; 707 887-1756 Open daily 10-4:30 Hart‘s Desire – Poured at Waterfront Tasting Rm, 53 Front St, Healdsburg; 707 433-3097 Thu-Mon 11-5 Harvest Moon Estate – 2192 Olivet Rd, Santa Rosa; 707 573-8711 Open daily 10:30-5 HAUCK CELLARS – 223 Center St, Healdsbug; 707 473-9065 Open Thu-Mon 11:30-5, Fri & Sat til 7 Hawkes Wine – 6734 Hwy. 128, Healdsburg; 707 433-4295 Thu-Mon 10-5, Tue-Wed by appointment Hawkes Wine Tasting Rm – 383 1st Street West, Sonoma; 707 938-7620 Open daily 12-7 Hawley Wines – 36 North Street, Healdsburg; 707 473-9500 Open daily 11-6 Haywood Winery – 18000 Gehricke Rd, Sonoma; 707 939-5020 Open by appointment only Heintz – Sebastopol; 877 874-3852 By appointment only Highway 12 Winery – 498 First St. E, Sonoma; 707 938-8091 Open daily 10:30-5:30 Hobo – Poured at Downtown Wine: 132 Plaza St, Healdsburg; 707 473-0337 Thu-Mon 11-6, Fri-Sat 11-7 Holdredge – 51 Front St, Healdsburg; 707 431-1424 Sat-Sun 11-4:30 or by appt Homewood Winery – 23120 Burndale Rd, Sonoma; 707 996-6353 Open daily 10-4 Hook and Ladder – 2027 Olivet Rd, Santa Rosa; 707 546-5712 Open daily 10-4:30 HOP KILN WINERY – 6050 Westside Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-6491 Open daily 10-5 Gift items, Picnic Area, Children OK; Call ahead for: Educational Programs, Food Pairings HKG ESTATE WINES – 13647 Arnold Drive, Glen Ellen; 707 938-7622 Thu-Sun 11-6 IL CUORE – Poured at Sonoma Enoteca, 35 E Napa St, Suite B ; 707 935-1791 Wed-Mon 11-5:30, Tue seasonal Imagery Estate – 14355 Hwy 12, Glen Ellen; 707 935-4515 Weekdays 10-4:30, Weekends 10-5:30 Inman Family – 3900 Piner Road, Santa Rosa; 707 395-0689 Fri -Sun 11-4 or by appt. Inspiration Vnyds & Winery –2040 Olivet Rd, Santa Rosa; 707 237-4980 Open by appointment only Iron Horse – 9786 Ross Station Rd, Sebastopol; 707 887-1507 Open daily 10-3:30 J Keverson – Poured at Waterfront Tasting Rm, 53 Front St, Healdsburg; 707 433-3097 Thu-Mon 11-5 J Lynne Wines – Poured at Vine Tastings: 9058 Windsor Rd, Windsor; 707 620-0833 Mon-Fri 12-8pm, late weekends J Rickards Winery – 24505 Chianti Rd, Cloverdale; 707 758-3441 Tue-Sat 11-4 J Vineyard & Winery – 11447 Old Redwood Hwy, Healdsburg; 707 431-3646 Open daily 11-5 JACUZZI VINEYARDS – 24724 Arnold Drive, Sonoma; 707 931-7575 Open daily 10-5:30 Johnson’s Alexander Valley Wines – 8333 Hwy 128, Healdsburg; 707 433-2319 Open daily 11-5 John Tyler Wines – 4375 Westside Rd, Healdsburg; 707 473-0123 Open by appointment only Jordan – 1474 Alexander Valley Rd, Healdsburg; 707 431-5250 Open by appointment only Joseph Swan Winery – 2916 Laguna Rd, Forestville; 707 573-3747 Sat, Sun & some holidays, 11-4:30 Kachina – 4551 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg; 707 332-7917 Open by appointment only Kamen Estate – 21692 8th Street E, Suite 300, Sonoma; 707 833-1700 Open by appointment only Kastania Vineyards – 4415 Kastania Rd, Petaluma; 707 763-6348 Sat Sun 11-4

Forth Vnyds – Poured at Family Wineries – Dry Creek Valley: 4791 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-0100 10:30-4:30 Forth Vnyds – 2335 West Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 473-0553 Open by appointment Foyt Family Wines – poured at Roots in Sonoma, 23574 Arnold Dr/Hwy 121, Sonoma; 707 934-4090 Open daily 10-5 Francis Ford Coppola – 300 Via Archimedes, Geyserville; 707 857-1462 Open daily 11-5 Freeman Winery – 1300 Montgomery Rd, Sebastopol; 415 831-4756 Open by appointment only

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KAZ WINERY – 233 Adobe Canyon Rd, Kenwood; 707 833-2536 Fri-Mon 11-5 Gift items, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for: Winery Tours, Vineyards Tours Keller Estate – 5875 Lakeville Hwy, Petaluma; 707 765-2117 Thu-Sun 11- 4:30 KENDALL-JACKSON WINE CTR – 5007 Fulton Rd, Fulton; 707 571-8100 Open daily 10-5 Gift items, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for: Educational Programs, Food Pairings KENDALL-JACKSON TASTING ROOM – 337 Healdsburg Ave, Healdsburg; 707 433-7102 Open daily 10-5 Children & Pets OK Kenwood Vineyards – 9592 Sonoma Hwy 12, Kenwood; 707 833-5891 Open daily 10-4:30 Kokomo – 4791 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-0200 Open daily 11-4:30 Korbel Chmpgne Clrs – 13250 River Rd, Guerneville; 707 824-7000 Open daily 10-5 Krutz Family Cellars– 1301 Cleveland Ave, Santa Rosa; 707 865-6755 Open by appointment only Kunde – 9825 Sonoma Hwy 12, Kenwood; 707 833-5501 Open daily 10:30-4 La Crema – 235 Healdsburg Ave, Ste 101, Healdsburg; 707 431-9400 Open daily 10:30-5:30 Lago di Merlo – at Family Wineries – Dry Creek Valley: 4791 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-0100 10:30-4:30 Lake Sonoma Winery – 340 Healdsburg Ave, Healdsburg; 707 473-2999 Open daily 10-4:40 Lambert Bridge – 4085 W. Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 431-9600 Open daily 10:30-4:30 Lancaster Estate – 15001 Chalk Hill Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-8178x209 Open by appointment only Landmark – 101 Adobe Canyon Rd, Kenwood; 707 833-0053 Open daily 10:30-4:30 LARSON FAMILY – 23355 Millerick Rd, Sonoma; 707-938-3031 Open daily 10-5 Poured at Roots in Sonoma, 23574 Arnold Dr/Hwy, Sonoma; 707 934-4090 Open daily 11-6 Laurel Glen – Poured at Locals: Geyserville Ave & Hwy 128, Geyserville; 707 857-4900 Open daily 11am-6pm, Tue by appt LEDSON WINERY – 7335 Sonoma Hwy, Kenwood; 707 537-3810 Open daily 10-5 Tasting Fees, Gift items, Deli, Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call for: Educational Programs, Food Pairings Leonhardt Vnyds – 8500 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 352 262-0963 Apr 15- Sep 1, Daily 1-5 by appt Limerick Lane Vineyards – 1023 Limerick Ln, Healdsburg; 707 433-9211 Open daily 10-5 Little Vineyards Family Winery – 15188 Sonoma Hwy, Glen Ellen; 707 996-2750 Thu-Mon 11-4:30 Littorai Wines – 788 Gold Ridge Rd. Sebastopol; 707 823-9586 Open by appointment only Locals Tasting Room – Corner of Geyserville Ave & Hwy 128, Geyserville; 707-857-4900 Open daily 11-6, Tue by appt Longboard Vineyards – 5 Fitch St, Healdsburg; 707 433-3473 Wed-Sat, Mon 11-6, Sun 11-5 (closed Tue) LOXTON CELLARS – 11466 Dunbar Rd, Glen Ellen; 707 935-7221 Open daily 11-5 Picnic Area; Call ahead for Vineyard and Winery Tours Lynmar Estate – 3909 Frei Rd, Sebastopol; 707 829-3374 Open daily 10-5 MacLeod Family Vnyd – Kenwood; 707 833-4312 Open by appointment only MacPhail Family – 851 Magnolisa Dr, Healdsburg; 707 433-4780 Open by appointment only Macrae Family – at Family Wineries – Kenwood: 9380 Sonoma Hwy 12; 888-433-6555 Open daily 10:30-5 MacRostie Winery – 21481 Eighth St E, Suite 25, Sonoma; 707 996-4480 Sat 11-4:30 or by appointment MADRONE RIDGE WINERY– Poured at Sonoma Enoteca, 35 E Napa St, Suite B ; 707 935-1791 Wed-Mon 11-5:30 MANZANITA CREEK – 1441 A&B Grove St, Healdsburg; 707 433-4052 Fri-Sat 11-4:30, Sun-Thur by appt – Poured at Sonoma Enoteca, 35 E Napa St, Suite B ; 707 935-1791 Wed-Mon 11-5:30, Tue seasonal Marimar Estate – 11400 Graton Road, Sebastopol; 707 823-4365 Open daily 11-4 MARTIN RAY – 2191 Laguna Road, Santa Rosa; 707 823-2404 Open daily 11-5 Gift items, Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Winery Tours Martinelli Vineyards – 3360 River Rd, Fulton; 707 525-0570 Open daily 10-5 Martorana Family Winery– 5956 West Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-1909 Open by appointment only Matanzas Creek Winery – 6097 Bennett Valley Rd, Santa Rosa; 707 528-6464 Open daily 10-4:30 MATRIX – 3291 Westside Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-1911 Open daily 11-5 Gift items, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Winery Tours Mauritson Family Winery – 2859 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 431-0804 Open daily 10-5 Mayo Family – 13101 Arnold Drive @ Highway 12, Glen Ellen; 707 938-9401 Open daily 10:30-6:30 Mayo Family Reserve Room – 9200 Sonoma Hwy, Kenwood; 707 833-5504 Open daily 10:30-6:30 Mayo Family – at The Cellar Door, 1395 Broadway, Sonoma; 707 938-4466 Thu-Mon 11-6, Tue & Wed 4-6 MAZZOCCO SONOMA – 1400 Lytton Springs Rd, Healdsburg; 707 431-8159 Open daily 11-5 Gift items, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK MEADOWCROFT FAMILY – poured at Roots in Sonoma, 23574 Arnold Dr/Hwy 121, Sonoma; 707 934-4090 Open daily 10-6 Medlock Ames – 3487 Alexander Valley Rd, Healdsburg; 707431-8845 Open daily 10-5 Meeker Vineyards – 21035 Geyserville Ave, Geyserville; 707 431-2148 Open daily 10:30-6 Mercury Geyserville – 20120 Geyserville Avenue, Geyserville; 707 857-9870 Thu-Mon 11-7 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 10:30-4:30 Mill Creek Vineyards – 1401 Westside Rd; Healdsburg; 707 431-2121 Open daily 10-5 Montemaggiore – 2355 West Dry Creek R Rd; Healdsburg; 707 433-9499 Open by appointment only MoniClaire Vineyards – 1750 Lytton Springs Rd; Healdsburg; 707 433-4320 Open by appointment only MOONDANCE CELLARS
Formerly a founding member of The Wine Room in Sonoma Valley, Moondance Cellars produces small lots of award-winning Napa and Sonoma County varietals and blends, often poured by the winemaker. Also pouring Orchard Station Winery and The Friendly Dog Winery. Voted Best Tasting Room of the North Bay (Bohemian)

Jack London Village | 14301 Arnold Drive, Glen Ellen | 11-5 Thursday-Monday 707-938-7550 | www.moondancecellars.com The Pup is always welcome MOSHIN VINEYARDS – 10295 Westside Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-5499 Open daily 11-4:30 Mounts Family – 3901 Wine Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 292-8148 Open by appointment only Mueller – 6301 Starr Rd, Windsor; 707 837-7399 Fri-Sun 11-5 Murphy-Goode – 20 Matheson St, Healdsburg; 800 499-7644 Open daily 10:30-5:30 Muscardini Cellars – 8910 Sonoma Hwy, Kenwood; 707 833-0526 Open daily 11-6 Mutt Lynch Winery – 602 Limerick Ln, Healdsburg; 707 942-6180 Open by appointment only Nalle – 2383 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-1040 Sat 12-5, Sun & Fri by appt Nicholson Ranch – 4200 Napa Rd, Sonoma; 707 938-8822 Open daily 10-6 Novy Family – 980 Airway Ct, Ste C, Santa Rosa; 707 578-3882 Open by appointment daily 10-3 Occidental Road Cellars – 707 874-9401 Open Sat 1-4 Optima Winery – 498 Moore Ln, Unit C, Healdsburg; 707 431-8222 Open by appointment only Orchard Station Winery – 14301 Arnold Dr, Jack London Village, Glen Ellen; 707-938-7550 Thu-Mon 11-5 Owl Ridge – Poured at Hudson Street Wineries, 428 Hudson Street, Healdsburg; 707 433-2364 Open daily 11-5 Paint Horse – 16510 Arnold Drive, Sonoma; 707 935-0148 Open by appointment only Palmeri – Poured at Terroirs Artisan Wines, 21001 Geyserville Ave, Geyserville; 707 857-4101 Thu-Mon 11:30-6:30 Papapietro Perry – 4791 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-0422 Open daily 11-4:30 PARADISE RIDGE WINERY – 4545 Thomas Lake Harris Dr, Santa Rosa; 707 528-WINE Open daily 11-5 Gift items, Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Winery Tours PARADISE RIDGE TASTING ROOM – 8860 Sonoma Hwy, Kenwood; 707 282-9020 Open daily 11-6 Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK Parmelee Hill – 8860 Sonoma Highway, Kenwood; 707 282-9020 Open by appointment only Passalacqua Vnyds – 3805 Lambert Bridge Rd, Healdsburg; 877-825-5547 Open daily 11-5 Pasterik Vnyd – 3491 West Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg; 707 433-4655 Open by appointment only Pastori Winery – 23189 Geyserville Ave, Cloverdale; 707 857-3418 Open by appointment only Paul Hobbs – Sebastopol; 707 824-9879 Open by appointment only Pedroncelli Vineyards – 1220 Canyon Rd, Geyserville; 707 857-3531 Open daily 10-4:30 Pellegrini Family– 4055 West Olivet Rd, Santa Rosa; 800-891-0244 Open daily 10:30-4:30 Pendleton Estate – 35100 Hwy 128, Cloverdale; 707 894-3732 Open by appointment only Peters Family – 2064 Hwy. 116 No, Suite 102, Sebastopol; 707 829-3111 Open by appointment only Peterson – 4791 Dry Creek Rd, Bldg #7, Healdsburg; 707-431-7568 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 – Old Roma Station, 412 Hudson St , Healdsburg; 707 431-9388 Open by appointment only Portalupi – Poured at Locals: Geyserville Ave & Hwy 128, Geyserville; 707 857-4900 Open daily 11-6 Porter Creek – 8735 Westside Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-6321 Open daily 10:30-4:30 Preston of Dry Creek – 9282 W. Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-3372 Open daily 11-4:30 Quivira Vineyards – 4900 W. Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 431-8333 Open daily 11-5 RH – Poured at Locals: Geyserville Ave & Hwy 128, Geyserville; 707 857-4900 Open daily 11-6 Ramazzotti Wines – Poured at Locals: Geyserville Ave & Hwy 128, Geyserville; 707 857-4900 Open daily 11-6 Ravenswood – 18701 Gehricke Rd, Sonoma; 707 938-1960 Open daily 10-4:30 Raymond Burr – 8339 W. Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-4365 Open daily 11-5 Richardson Winery – at The Cellar Door in Sonoma, 1395 Broadway; 707 938-4466 Open daily 11-6 Ridge Vnyds/Lytton Springs – 650 Lytton Springs Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-7721 Open daily 11-4 Sum; Fri-Sun till 5

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River Road Vnyds – 5220 Ross Rd, Sebastopol; 707 887-8130 Open by appointment only Roadhouse Winery – 107B W. North Street, Healdsburg; 707 922-6362 Tue-Thu 12-6, Fri-Sun 12-7 Robert Hunter – at The Cellar Door in Sonoma,1395 Broadway; 707 938-4466 Open daily 11-6 Robert Rue Vnyd – 1406 Wood Rd, Fulton; 707 578-1601 Thu-Mon 10-4 Robert Young Estate – 4960 Red Winery Rd, Geyserville; 707 431-4811 Open daily 10-4:30 Robledo Family Winery – 21901 Bonness Rd, Sonoma; 707 939-6903 Open by appointment only Roche – 122 West Spain St, Sonoma Open daily 11-6 Rochioli – 6192 Westside Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-2305 Thu-Mon 11-4, Tue-Wed by appt Rocking Z – Poured at Hudson Street Wineries, 428 Hudson Street, Healdsburg; 707 433-2364 Open daily 11-5 RODNEY STRONG VINEYARDS – 11455 Old Redwood Hwy, Healdsburg; 707 431-1533 Gift items, Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK Open daily 10-5 ROESSLER – 380 First St W, Sonoma; 707 933-4440 Open daily 11-6 ROOTS IN SONOMA
A wine tasting experience where the roots run deep. LARSON FAMILY WINES MEADOWCROFT FAMILY OF WINES Located in CornerStone Gardens, an extraordinary destination spot that features a “festival” of gardens, as well as unique shops and galleries.

Open Daily 11-6 • 23574 Arnold Dr/Hwy 121, Sonoma. • 707-934-4090 Route 128 Winery – 21079 Geyserville Ave, Geyserville; 707 696-0004 Thur-Sun 12-6 Rued – 3863 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-1569 Open daily 11-4:30 Russian Hill Estate – 4525 Slusser Rd, Windsor; 707 575-9428 Open daily 10-4 Russian River Vineyards – 5700 Gravenstein Hwy N, Forestville; 707 887-3344 Open daily 11-5 Sable Ridge Winery – 6320 Jamison Rd; Santa Rosa; 707 542-3138 Open by appointment only Saini Vineyards – 918 Ridge View Dr; Healdsburg; 707 799-0272 Open by appointment only Sapphire Hill – 55 Front Street, Healdsburg; 707 431-1888 Thurs-Mon 11-4:30 Saracina/Atrea – Poured at Locals: Geyserville Ave & Hwy 128, Geyserville; 707 857-4900 Open daily 11am-6pm SAUSAL WINERY – 7370 Hwy 128, Healdsburg; 707 433-2285 Open daily 10-4 Gift items, Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Food Pairings Sbragia Family – 9990 Dry Creek Road, Geyserville; 707 473-2992 Open daily 11-5 SCHUG CARNEROS ESTATE – 602 Bonneau Road, Sonoma; 800-966-9365 Open daily 10-5 Gift Items, Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children Welcomed, Picnic Area SEABISCUIT RANCH – Poured at Sonoma Enoteca, 35 E Napa St, Suite B ; 707 935-1791 Wed-Mon 11-5:30, Tue seasonal SEBASTIANI VINEYARDS – 389 Fourth St. East, Sonoma; 707 938-5532 Open daily 10-5 Complimentary Tours, Gift Items, Picnic Area & Supplies, Children & Pets Welcomed Sebastopol Vineyards – 8757 Green Valley Rd; Sebastopol; 707 829-9463 Daily 10-5 Seghesio Winery – 14730 Grove St, Healdsburg; 707 433-3579 Open daily 10–5 Selby Winery – 215 Center St, Healdsburg; 707 431-1288 Open daily 11-5 Sheldon – 1301 Cleveland Ave, Santa Rosa; 707 865-6755 Sat-Sun 2-7 or by appt Siduri Wines – 980 Airway Dr, Ste C, Santa Rosa; 707 578-3882 By appointment daily 10-3 Silver Oak Cellars – 24625 Chianti Road, Geyserville; 707 942-7026 Mon-Sat 9-5, tours by appt Simi Winery – 16275 Healsburg Ave, Healdsburg; 707 433-6981 Open daily 10-5 SL Cellars – Poured at Family Wineries – Kenwood: 9380 Sonoma Hwy 12; 888-433-6555 Open daily 10:30-5 Sojourn Cellars –141 E. Napa Street, Sonoma; 707 933-9753 Daily 10-5 by appointment SONOMA-CUTRER – Windsor, 707 528-1181 By appointment only, Thu-Mon 11-4 SONOMA-ENOTECA – 35 E Napa St, Sonoma; 707 935-1200 Wed-Mon 11-6, Tue hours seasonal Sonoma Valley Portworks – 613 2nd St, Pealuma; 707 769-5203 Mon-Sat 12-5 Souverain – At historic Asti, 26150 Asti Post Office Rd, Cloverdale; 707-433-2822 Daily 10-5 ST. FRANCIS VINEYARDS – 100 Pythian Rd, Santa Rosa; 888-675-WINE Open daily 10-5 Gift Items, Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call for Food Pairings, Winery Tours St. Helena Road Winery – 6995 St. Helena Road; Santa Rosa; 707 538-8674 Open daily 9-5 by appointment Staley – Poured at Family Wineries – Dry Creek Valley: 4791 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-0100 10:30-4:30 Starlite Vineyards – 5511 Highway 128, Geyserville; 707 431-1102 Open daily 11-5 Stephen & Walker – 243 Healdsburg Ave, Healdsburg; 707 431-8749 Open daily 10-6 Stonestreet Alexander Mountain – 7111 Highway 128; 707 473-3333; Healdsburg Open daily 10-5 Stryker Sonoma – 5110 Highway 128; Geyserville; 707 433-1944 Open daily 10:30-5 Stuhlmuller – 4951 West Soda Rock Ln, Healdsburg; 707 431-7745 Open by appointment only

SUNCÉ WINERY – 1839 Olivet Rd, Santa Rosa; 707 526-9463 Open daily 10:30-5 Taft Street Winery – 2030 Barlow Lane, Sebastopol; 707 823-2049 Sat-Sun 11-4:30, Mon-Fri 11-4 Talty – 7127 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-8438 Open by appointment only Tara Bella – 3701 Viking Rd, Santa Rosa; 707 544-9049 Open by appointment only Teira Wines – Poured at Hudson Street Wineries, 428 Hudson Street, Healdsburg; 707 433-2364 Open daily 11-5 Teldeschi Winery – 3555 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg; 707 433-6626 Open daily 12-5 Terroirs Artisan Wines – 21001 Geyserville Ave, Ste 101, Geyserville; 707 857-4101 Thu-Mon 11:30-6:30 Thomas George Estates – 8075 Westside Road, Healdsburg; 707 431-8031 Open daily 11-5 Three Alarm – Poured at Vine Tastings: 9058 Windsor Rd, Windsor; 707 620-0833 Mon-Fri 12-8, later on weekends Thumbprint Cellars –102 Matheson, Healdsburg; 707 433-2393 Open daily 11-6. Fri & Sat 11-7 Tin Barn – 21692 Eighth St E. #340, Sonoma; 707 938-5430 Fri-Sun 11-4, Mon-Thu by appt Toad Hollow – 409A Healdsburg Ave, Healdsburg; 707 431-8667 Open daily 10:30-5:30 TOPEL – Tasting Room in Healdsburg, 125 Matheson St; 707 433-4116 Open daily 11-7 Gift Items, Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children OK; Call for: Educational Program, Food Pairings TRENTADUE – 19170 Geyserville Ave, Geyserville; 707 433-3104 Open daily 10-5 Tres Hermanas – Poured at Family Wineries – Kenwood: 9380 Sonoma Hwy 12; 888-433-6555 Open daily 10:30-5 Trione Winery – 19550 Geyserville Ave, Geyserville; 707 814-8100 Thur-Sun 10-5 Truett Hurst – 5610 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-9545 Open daily 10-5 Twomey Cellars – 3000 Westside Rd, Healdsburg; 800-505-4850 Mon-Sat 10-5 Ty Caton Vineyards – 8910 Sonoma Hwy, Kenwood; 707 833-0526 Open daily 11-6 Unti Vineyards – 4202 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-5590 Open by appointment only Valley of the Moon – 777 Madrone Rd, Glen Ellen; 707 996-6941 Open daily 10-4:30 Vérité – 4611 Thomas Rd, Healdsburg; 800 273-0177 Open by appointment only Viansa Winery – 25200 Arnold Dr, Sonoma; 707 935-4700 Open daily 10-5 Vintners Signatures –4001 Highway 128, Geyserville; 707 857-3300 Open daily 10:30-5 VJB VINEYARDS & CELLARS
Our wines are sold exclusively from our Tasting Room or through our Wine Club Enoteca. We invite you to experience for yourself our family charm.

9077 Sonoma Hwy, Kenwood • Open Daily 10am-5pm 707-833-2300 • www.vjbcellars.com Wattle Creek Winery – 25510 River Rd, Cloverdale; 707 894-5166 Open by appointment only Wellington Vineyards – 11600 Dunbar Rd, Glen Ellen; 707 939-0708 Open daily 11-5 Westwood Winery – 11 E. Napa St, Suite 3, Sonoma; 707 935-3246 Thur-Mon 11-5 White Oak Vineyards – 7505 Hwy 128, Healdsburg; 707 433-8429 Open daily 10-5 Williamson – 134 Matheson St, Healdsburg; 707 433-1500 Open daily 11-7 WILSON – 1960 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg; 707 433-4355 Open daily 11-5 Gift Items, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK Windsor Oaks Vineyards – 10810 Hillview Rd, Windsor; 707 433-4050 Open by appointment only Wine Tree Farm – Poured at Family Wineries – Kenwood: 9380 Sonoma Hwy 12; 888-433-6555 Open daily 10:30-5 Woodenhead – 5700 River Rd, Santa Rosa; 707 887-2703 Open Thu-Mon 10:30-4:30 Yoakim Bridge – 7209 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-8511 Fri-Sun 11-4 or by appointment XYZin – Poured at Geyser Peak, 22281 Chianti Rd, Healdsburg; 707 857-2500 Open daily 10-5 Zichichi Family – 8626 W. Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg; 707 433-4410 Open daily 11-4:30

NORTH CENTRAL COAST
Ahlgren Vineyard – 20320 Hwy 9, Boulder Creek; 800 338-6071 Alfaro Family Vnyd & Winery – 420 Hames Road, Corralitos; 831 728-5172 Aptos Creek – 520 Nisene Meadws Ct, Aptos; 831 684-1680 Armida Winery – 103 Stockton Avenue, Capitola; 831 462-1065 Bargetto Winery – 3535 N. Main St, Soquel; 831 475-2258 ext 14 Beauregard – 10 Pine Flat Road, Bonny Doon; 831 458-WINE Big Basin Vnyds – 830 Memory Ln, Boulder Creek; 831 621-8028 Big Basin Tasting Room – 14598 Big Basin Way, Suite B, Saratoga; 831 621-8028 Sat 12-4 or by appointment Sat 12-5 or by appointment Open by appointment only Open daily 11-6 Open daily 12-5 Open daily 11-5 Open by appointment only Thu-Mo 11-5, Fri-Sat 11-7

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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-close Bruzzone – 433 Sunridge Drive, Scotts Valley; 831 438-3120 Open by appointment only BURRELL SCHOOL – 24060 Summit Rd, Los Gatos; 408 353-6290 Open Thu-Sun 11-5 Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK Byington Winery – 21850 Bear Creek Road, Los Gatos; 408 354-1111 Open daily 11-5 Calera – 11300 Cienega Road, Hollister; 831 637-9170 Open daily 11-4:30 Casa De Fruta – 6680 Pacheco Pass Hwy, Hollister; 800 543-1702 Open daily 9-6 Castillo’s Hillside Shire – 2215 Liberta Drive, Morgan Hill; 408 776-8200 Sat 1-7, Sun 12-5 Cava Wine Bar – 115 San Jose Ave, Capitola; 831 476-2282 Wed-Sat 12-12, Sun 12-10, Mon 4-10, Tue 4-12 Chaine d’Or – 140 Sunrise Drive, Woodside; 650 851 8977 Open by appointment only Cinnabar – 23000 Congress Springs Rd, Saratoga; 408 741-5858 Special events and by appointment only Clos LaChance – 1 Hummingbird Ln, San Martin; 800 ITS-WINE Open daily 11-5 Clos Tita – 4 Kendall Lane, Santa Cruz; 831 439-9235 Open by appointment only COOPER-GARROD – 22645 Garrod Rd, Saratoga; 408 867-7116 Mon-Fri 12-5 Sat-Sun 11-5 Gift Items, Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children OK; Call ahead for: Food Pairings, Tours Copious Winery – 427 Swift Street, A, Santa Cruz; 831 425-WINE Fri-Sun 12-5 Creekview Vineyards – 12467 Creekview Ct, San Martin; 408 686-0534 Open by appointment Creekview Vnyds & Sherman Cellars Tasting Rm – 40 Post St, San Jose; 408 288-WINE Wed-Sun 11-5 David Bruce Winery – 21439 Bear Creek Rd, Los Gatos; 408 354-4214 Mon-Fri 12-5, Sat-Sun 11-5 DeRose Vineyards – 9970 Cienega Valley Road, Hollister; 831 636-9143 Sat-Sun 11-4 or or by appointment Domenico Wines – 1697 Industrial Rd, San Carlos; 650 593-2335 Open daily 12-5 Enz – 1781 Limekiln Road, Hollister; 831 637-6443 By appointment only Equinox – 427-C Swift St, Santa Cruz; 831 338-2646; 831 423-3000 Fri-Sun 12-5 Fernwood Cellars – 7137 Redwood Retreat, Gilroy; 408 848-0611 Some Sat, call for appointment FLEMING JENKINS VNYDS & WINERY – 45 W. Main St, Los Gatos; 408 358-4949 Tue-Sun 12-6 Gift Items, Art Exhibit, Children Welcome Flint Wine Cellars – 13160 Cienega Road, Hollister; 831 636-8986 Open by appointment only Fortino Winery – 4525 Hecker Pass Hwy, Gilroy; 408 842-3305 Tue-Sat 10-5, Sun 11-5 Guglielmo Winery – 1480 E. Main St, Morgan Hill; 408 779-2145 Open daily 10-5 Hallcrest Vineyards – 379 Felton Empire Rd, Felton; 831 335-4441 Open daily 12-5 Heart o’ the Mountain – 5610 Scotts Valley Dr, Scotts Valley; 831 345-6133 Open by appointment only Heart’s Fire – 165 Cristich Lane, Unit K, Campbell; 1st Sun of the month 1-4 Hecker Pass Winery – 4605 Hecker Pass Hwy, Gilroy; 408 842-8755 Open daily 9-5 Hillcrest Terrace – 429B Ingalls Street, Santa Cruz; 831 426-1500 Sat-Sun 12-5 & by appointment HUNTER HILL – 7099 Glen Haven Rd, Soquel; 831 465-9294 Sat-Sun 11-4 or by appt J. LOHR VINEYARDS & WINE – 1000 Lenzen Ave, San Jose; 408 918-2160 Open daily 10-5 Jason-Stephens – 11775 Watsonville Rd, Gilroy; 408 846-8463 Open Daily 12-5 Kirigin Cellars – 11550 Watsonville Rd, Gilroy; 408 847-8827 Open daily 10-5 Kings Mountain – 187 Kings Mountain Road, Woodside; 650 851-7551 Open by appointment only La Honda – 2645 Fair Oaks Ave, Redwood City; 650 366-4104 Open by appointment only La Nebbia – 12341 San Mateo Road, Half Moon Bay; 650 726-9463 Open daily 10-5 Léal Vineyards – 300 Maranatha Drive, Hollister; 831 636-1023 Open daily 11-5 LOMA PRIETA WINERY – 26985 Loma Prieta Way, Los Gatos; 408 353-2950 Sat-Sun 12-5 or by appt Martin Ranch – 6675 Redwood Retreat Road, Gilroy; 408 842-9197 Open third weekend of each month 12-5 Michael Martella – 17287 Box 103 Skyline Blvd, Woodside; 650 851-6777 Open by appointment only MJA Vineyards – 328A Ingalls Street, Santa Cruz; 831 421-9380 Thu-Sun 12-6 Monte Verde – 13775 Sycamore Dr, Morgan Hill; 408 776-8938 Open 3rd Sat-Sun or by appointment Morgan Hill Cellars – 1645 San Pe dro Ave, Morgan Hill; 408 779-7389 Tue-Sun 10-5 Mountain Winery – 14831 Pierce Road, Saratoga; 408 741-2822 Fri-Sun 12-5 Mount Eden Vnyds – 22020 Mr. Eden Rd, Saratoga; 409 867-5832x10 Open by appointment only, tours, no tasting 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 Special events & by appointment Odonata – 334A Ingalls Street, Santa Cruz; 831 566-5147 1st Sat of the month 12-5 Organic Wine Works – 379 Felton Empire Rd, Felton; 800-OWW-WINE Open daily 12-5 Osocalis – 5579 Old San Jose Rd, Soquel; 831 477-1718 Open by appointment only P&M Staiger Vineyard –1300 Hopkins Gulch Rd, Boulder Creek; 831 338-0172 Open by appointment only Pietra Santa – 10034 Cienega Road, Hollister; 831 636-1991 Wed-Sun 11-5 or by appointment only Pelican Ranch – 402 Ingalls St, Santa Cruz; 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, Sun by appointment Pleasant Valley – 600 Pleasant Valley Rd, Aptos; 831 728-2826 Summer Apr-Oct, Sat 12-4, Winter by appointment POETIC CELLARS – 5000 Rodeo Gulch Road, Soquel; 831 462-3478 Sat-Sun 12-5 or by appt Rapazzini Winery – 4350 S. Monterey Hwy, Gilroy; 408 842-5649 Open daily 10-5 Regale Winery – 24040 Summit Road, Los Gatos; 408 353-2500 Sat-Sun 12-5:30 or by appointment Ridge Vineyards – 17100 Montebello Road, Cupertino; 408 867-3233 Summer Sat-Sun 11-5, Winter Sat-Sun 11-4 River Run – 65 Rogge Lane, Watsonville; 831 726-3112 Open by appointment only Roudon -Smith – 2364 Bean Creek Rd, Scotts Valley; 831 438-1244 Sat 11-4:30 or by appointment Santa Cruz Mtn Vnyd – 334A Ingalls Street, Santa Cruz; 831 335-4242 Wed-Sun 12-5 SARAH’S VINEYARD – 4005 Hecker Pass Hwy, Gilroy; 408 847-1947 Open daily 11-5 Gift Items, Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Winery Tours Satori Cellars – 2100 Buena Vista Avenue, Gilroy; 408 848-5823 Sat-Sun 12-5 Savannah-Chanelle Vnyds – 23600 Congress Springs Rd, Saratoga; 408 741-2934 Open daily 11-5 Silver Mountain – off Old San Jose-Soquel Rd Miller Cutoff; 408 353-2278 Sat 12-4 by appointment Silver Mountain – 402 Ingalls St, Ste 29, Santa Cruz; 831 466-0559 Thu-Sun 12-5 Solis – 3920 Hecker Pass Hwy, Gilroy; 408 847-6306 Open daily 12-5 Sones Cellars – 334 B Ingalls St, Santa Cruz; 831 420-1552 Fri-Sun 12-5 Soquel Vineyards – 8063 Glen Haven, Soquel; 831 462-9045 Sat-Sun 11-4 Storrs Winery – 303 Potrero St. #35, Santa Cruz; 831 458-5030 Open daily 12-5 Summerayne – Limekiln Road, Hollister; 831 902-5638 Open by appointment only Sycamore Cellars – 45185 Arroyo Seco Road, Greenfield; 831 674-5768 Sat- Sun 11-5 Sycamore Creek – 12775 Uvas Road, Morgan Hill; 408 779-4738 Thu-Mon 12-5 Team Zin – 830-3 Jury Court, San Jose; 408 445-2508 1st Sun of the month Testarossa Vineyards – 300-A College Ave, Los Gatos; 408 354-6150 Open daily 11-5 Thomas Fogarty Winery – 19501 Skyline Blvd, Woodside; 650 851-6777 Wed-Sun 11-5 Thomas Kruse Winery – 3200 Dryden Ave, Gilroy; 408 842-7016 Tue-Sun 12-5 Trout Gulch – 414 Avalon St, Santa Cruz; 831 471-2705 Open by appointment only Vinocruz – Abbott Square on Cooper Street, Santa Cruz; 831 427-0436 Mon-Thu 11-7, Fri-Sat 11-8, Sun 12-6 VINE HILL – 2300 Jarvis Road, Santa Cruz; 831 427-0436 Open third weekend each month 12-5 & special events Vino Tabi – 334C Ingalls Street, Santa Cruz; 831 426 1809 Mon-Tue by appt, Wed-Thu 12-5, Fri-Sat 12-9, Sun 12-5 Windy Oaks Estate – 550 Hazel Dell Rd, Corralitos; 831 786-9463 Sat, Apr-Oct 12-4 Woodside Vineyards – 340 Kings Mountain Rd; Woodside; 650 851-3144 Open by appointment only Zayante Vineyards – 420 Old Mount Rd; Felton; 831 335-7992 Special events & by appointment CARMEL VALLEY Bernardus – 5 W. Carmel Valley Road, Carmel Valley; 800 223-2533 Open daily 11-5 Boekenoogen – 24 West Carmel Valley Road, Carmel Valley; 831 659-4215 Open daily 11-5 Boëté at Valley Hills Tasting Rm– 7156A Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel Valley; 831 625-5040 Mon-Fri 2-5, Sat-Sun 12-5 Chateau Julien Wine Estate – 8940 Carmel Valley Road, Carmel; 831 624-2600 Mon-Fri 8-5 Sat-Sun 11-5 Chateau Sinnet – 13746 Center Street, Carmel Valley; 831 659-2244 Summer 12-6 daily, Winter 12-5 Cima Collina – San Carlos, between Ocean & 7th, Carmel; 831 620-0645 Thur-Mon 11- 6 Galante Vineyards – between Ocean & 7th, Dolores; Carmel; 831 624-3800 Sun-Fri 2-6, Sat 12-6 Georis Winery – 4 Pilot Road, Carmel Valley; 831 659-1050 Open daily 11-5 Heller Estate Organic Vineyards – 69 W. Carmel Valley Road, Carmel Valley; 800-625-8466 Open daily 11-6 Joullian Vineyards – 2 Village Drive Suite A, Carmel Valley; 866 659-8101 Open daily 11-5 Joyce Vineyards – 12 Del Fino Place, Carmel Valley; 831-659-0312 Fri-Sun 11-5 MORGAN WINERY – 204 Crossroads Blvd, Carmel; 831 626-3700 Open daily 11-6 Otter Cove Wines – 9 Del Fino Place, Carmel Valley; 831 320-3050 Wed-Sun 11-5 Parsonage Village Vineyard – 19 East Carmel Valley Road, Carmel Valley; 831 659-7322 Open daily 11-5:30

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Rancho Cellars – 26340 Carmel Rancho Blvd, Carmel; 831 625-5646 Mon-Sat 11-6 Talbott Vineyards – 53 West Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel Valley; 831 659-3500 Open daily 11-5 MONTEREY WINERIES A Taste of Monterey Wine Visitors Cntr – 700 Cannery Row, Suite Kk, Monterey; 831 646-5446 Open daily 10-6 Bargetto Winery – 700 Cannery Row Suite G, Monterey; 831 373-4053 Open daily 11-6 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 Pierce Ranch – 499 Wave Street, Monterey; 831 372-8900 Thu-Mon 11-6:30 Scheid Vineyards Wine Lounge - 751 Cannery Row, Monterey; 831-6569463 Open daily 11-7 Ventana Vineyards – 2999 Monterey-Salinas Hwy, Monterey; 831 372-7415 Open daily 11-5 Wine from the Heart Tasting Rm – 241 Alvarado St, Monterey; 831 641-9463 Open daily 10-6 SALINAS VALLEY A Taste of Monterey – 127 Main Street, Salinas; 831 751-1980 Mon-Fri 11-5, Fri-Sat 11-6, Sun 11-4 Boekenoogen – Santa Lucia Highlands, Salinas; 831 675-3549 Open by appointment only Chalone Vineyards – Stonewall Canyon Rd (Hwy 146), Soledad; 831 678-1717 Sat-Sun 11:30-5, weekdays by appt De Tierra –740 Airport Blvd, Salinas; 831 754-3176 Open by appointment only HAHN ESTATES/SMITH & HOOK – 37700 Foothill Road, Soledad; 831 678-4555 Mon-Fri 11-4 Gift Items, Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK; Call for Winery Tours Sat-Sun 11-5 Manzoni Estate – 30981 River Road, Soledad; 831 675-3398 Sat-Sun 11-5 Marilyn Remark – 645 River Road, Salinas; 831 455-9310 Sat-Sun, Holidays 11-5 Paraiso Vineyards – 38060 Paraiso Springs Road, Soledad; 831 678-0300 Sat-Sun 11-5, Mon-Fri 11-4 Pessagno Winery – 1645 River Road, Salinas; 831 675-9463 Mon-Thu 11-4, Fri-Sun 11-5 Ray Franscioni – 132720 River Road; Gonzales; 831 455-1096 Open by appointment only Scheid Vineyards – 1972 Hobson Avenue, Greenfield; 831 386-0316 Open daily 11-5 Ventana Vineyards – 38740 Los Coches Road, Soledad; 831 678-2900 Weekends & Most Holidays 11-5 Wrath Wines – 35801 Foothill Road, Soledad; 831 678-2212 Thu-Mon 11-4:30 Husch Vineyards – 4400 Hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-3216 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 Kelseyville Wine Co. –5627 Gaddy Lane, Kelseyville; 707 279-2995 By appt Langtry Estate – 21000 Butts Canyon Rd, Middletown; 707 987-2385 Open daily 11-5 Lazy Creek Vineyards – 4741 Hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-3623 Open Fr-Mo 11-4:30 Le Vin Winery – 33151 Hwy. 128, Yorkville; 707 894-2304 Open by appointment only Lolonis Vineyards – 1905 Rd D, Redwood Valley; 707 485-7544 Open by appointment Londer Vineyards – 14051 Highway 128, Boonville; 707 895-3900 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 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; 800-564-2582 Open daily10-5 Monte Lago Winery – Clear Lake, 510-599.LAGO Open by appointment only 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 By appt Navarro Vineyards – 5601 Hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-3686 Summer 10-6, Winter 10-5 Nelson Family – 550 Nelson Ranch Road; Ukiah Open daily 10-5 Noggle Vineyards & 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; 707 463-5357 Open daily 10-5 Phillips Hill Estates – 8627 Hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-2209 Open daily 11-5 Philo Ridge – Call for an appoinment on weekends, 707 489-2303 Ployez Winery – 11171 Highway 29, Lower Lake; 707 994-2106 Open daily 11-5 Roederer Estate – 4501 Hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-2288 Open daily 11-5 Rosa D’Oro – 3915 Main Street, Kelseyville; 707 279-0483 Mon-Tue 12-5, Wed-Sat 10:30-6:30, Sun 11-5 Saracina Vineyards – 11684 South Hwy 101, Hopland; 707 744-1671 Open daily 10-5 SCHARFFENBERGER CELLARS – 8501 Hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-2957 Open daily 11-5 Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK Shannon Ridge – 12599 E. Hwy 20, Clear Lake Oaks; 707 998-9656 Daily 10:30-5 Shed Horn Cellars – Socrate Mine Road, Middletown; 707 987-4716 By appt Silversmith Vineyards – 3700 A Rd J, Redwood Valley; 707 485-1196 Sat-Sun 11-5 or by appointment Six Sigma Ranch and Winery – 13372 Spruce Grove Road, Lower Lake; 707 994-4068 Daily 11-4:30 Sol Rouge – P.O. Box 859, Kelseyville; 707 279-9000 By appt Standish Wine Co. – 5101 Hwy 128, Philo707 895-9213 October-March 10-5 Daily, April-September 10-6 Daily Steele Wines – 4350 Thomas Drive, Lakeport; 707 279-9475 Mon-Sat 11-5 Terrill Cellars and Tuscan Village – 16175 Main Street, Lower Lake; 707 252-8444 Daily 10-4p 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 Weibel Family Winery and Vineyards – 13300 Buckman Dr., Hopland; 707 744-2200 Open Daily 10-5 Whaler Vineyards – 6200 E Side 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 Winter 11-5, Summmer 11-6 ZINA HYDE CUNNINGHAM – 14077 Hwy 128, Boonville; 707 895-9462 Open Daily 10-5 Picnic Area, Children & Pets OK

LAKE/MENDOCINO COUNTIES
Barra of Mendocino – 7051 N. State Street, Redwood Valley; 707 485-0322 Open daily 10-5 Beaver Creek Vnyds – 22000 Hwy 29, Middletown; 707 987-1069 Open daily11-8 Bell Hill Vineyards– 6725 Jacobsen, Kelseyville; 707 490-4400 Thurs-Sun, Winter 12-6, Summer 1-7 Brassfield Estate– 10915 High Valley Rd, Clearlake Oaks; 707 998-1895 Daily 10-5, Weekends by appt. in Winter Breggo Cellars – 11001 Highway 128, Boonville; 707 895-9589 Open daily 11-5 Brutocao Cellars – 7000 Hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-2152 Summer 10-6, Winter 10-5 Brutocao Cellars – 13500 Hwy 101, Hopland; 707 744-1664 Open daily 10-6 Ceago Del Lago – 5115 E. Hwy 20, Nice; 707 274-1462 Open daily 10-5 Chiarito Vineyards – 2651 Mill Creek Rd, Ukiah; 707.462.7146 Open by appointment only Claudia Springs – 1810 Hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-3993 Summer: Fri-Mon 11-5; Winter Fri-Sun 11-5 Cougar’s Leap – 9300 Seigler Springs Rd. N., Kelseyville; 707 279-0651 May-Oct, Fri-Sun 11-5pm or by appt Duncan Peak Vineyards – 14500 Mtn. House Road, Hopland; 707 744-1129 Open by appointment only Eden Crest Vineyards & Winery – 2550 Big Valley Road, Kelseyville; 707 279-2987 Open by appointment Elke Vineyards – 12351 Hwy 128, Booneville; 707 246-7045 Open by appointment only Esterlina – 1200 Holmes Ranch Road, Philo; 707 895-2920 Open by appointment only Fetzer Vineyards – Hwy 175, Hopland; 707 744-1250 Open daily 9-5 Foursight Wines – 14475 Highway 128, Boonville; 707 898-2889 Fri-Mon 10-4:30 Frey – 14000 Tomki Rd, Redwood Valley; 707 485-5177 Mon-Frid 10-5, by appointment 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 Summer 10-6, Winter 10-5 Gregory Graham Wines– 13633 Point Lakeview Road, Lower Lake; 707 995-3500 Sat & Sun 10-5 Guiseppe Wines, Neese Vnyds – 401School Way, Redwood Valley; 707 485-8458 Open by appointment only Handley Cellars – 3151 Hwy 128, Philo; 707 895-2190 Summer 10-6, Winter 10-5 High Valley Estate Vnyds – 13151 E. State Highway 20, Clearlake Oaks; 707 998-9400 Tue-Sat 11-5, Sun 1-5 Horne – 2200 Hwy 29, Middletown; 707 987-1069 Open weekends 10-6, weekdays by appt.

SUISUN VALLEY
Blacksmith Cellars – poured at Suisun Valley Wine Coop Thu-Sun 12-5, Mon-Wed by appt Blue Victorian Vineyards – 5071 Suisun Valley Blvd., Fairfield; 707 422-8025 Daily 10-5 King Andrews Vnyd – poured at Suisun Valley Wine Coop Thu-Sun 12-5, Mon-Wed by appt

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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, Mon-Wed by appt Tenbrink Vineyards – 4185 Chadbourne Road, Suisun Valley; 707 480-7334 Sat & Sun 12-5 or by appt Suisun Valley Wine Coop – 4495 Suisun Valley Road, Suisun Valley; 707 864-3135 Thu-Sun 12-5, Mon-Wed by appt Sunset Cellars – poured at Suisun Valley Wine Coop Thu-Sun 12-5, Mon-Wed by app Vezer Family Tasting Room – 2522 Suite V Mankas Corner Road, Fairfield; 707 429-3958 Daily 10-5 Vezer Family Private Ranch– 707 422-8025 Tours & tasting by appointment only Winterhawk Winery – poured at Suisun Valley Wine Coop Thu-Sun 12-5, Mon-Wed by appt Wooden Valley Winery – 4756 Suisun Valley Road, Suisun Valley; 707 864-0730 Daily 10-5 Miramont Estate – poured at Tesla Vintners, 5143 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 606-WINE Tue-Sun 12-5 24837 E. Milton Rd, Linden; 209 887-3178 By appointment only Mitchell Katz Winery – 1188 Vineyard Ave; Pleasanton; 925 931-0744 Thu-Sun 12-5, Fri 12-6 Murietta’s Well – 3005 Mines Rd; Livermore; 925 456-2390 May-Oct Open daily 11-4:30, Nov-Apr Wed-Sun 11-4:30 Nottingham Cellars – 2245 South Vasco Rd, Livermore; 925 294-8647 Fri 2-6, Sat-Sun 12-4:30 Occasio – 2245B South Vasco Road, Livermore; 925 371-1987 Fri-Sun 12 to 5 Page Mill– 1960 S. Livermore Ave, Livermore; 925 456-7676 12-4:30 Fri-Sunday & by appointment Red Feather – 5700 Greenville Rd, Livermore; 925 449-1871 Sat-Sun 11-5, Mon-Fri 12-4 Retzlaff Vineyards – 1356 S. Livermore Ave, Livermore; 925 447-8941 Tue-Fri 12-2, Sat-Sun 12-4:30 Rios Lovell Estate Winery – 6500 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 443-0434 Wed-Fri 11-3, Sat-Sun 11-5 Rodrigue Molyneaux – 3053 Marina Ave, Livermore; 925 447-4280 Sat-Sun 12:30-5 Ruby Hill Winery – 400 Vineyard Ave, Pleasanton; 925 931-WINE Wed-Sun 11-5:30 Ryhan Estate Vineyards – 5385 East Ave, Livermore; 408-209-9498 Fri-Sun 12-5 Steven Kent – 5443 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 243-6440 Open daily 12-4:30 Stony Ridge Winery – 4948 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 449-0458 Thu-Sun 11-4:30 Tamas Estate – 5489 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 456-2380 Open daily 12-4:30 Tenuta Vineyards – 633 Kalthoff Common, Livermore; 925 960-1006 Fri-Sun 12-5 Tesla Vintners – 5143 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 606-WINE Tue-Sun 11-5 Singing Winemaker (The ) – poured at Tesla Vintners, 5143 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 606-WINE Tue-Sun 12-5 Thomas Coyne Winery – 51 E. Vallecitos Rd (Hwy 84), Livermore; 925 373-6541 Sat-Sun 12-5 Wente Vineyards Estate Winery – 5565 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 456-2300 Open daily 11-4:30 Wente Vineyards Visitors Center – 5050 Arroyo Rd, Livermore; 925 456-2405 Open daily 11-6:30 Westover Vineyards – 34329 Palomares Rd, Castro Valley; 925 537-3932 Sat-Sun 12-5 White Crane Winery – 5405 Greenville Rd, Livermore; 925 455-8085 Thu-Mon 12-4:30 Wood Family Winery – 7702 Cedar Mountain Rd, Livermore; 925 606-7411 Open by appointmentViano Vineyards

YOLO COUNTY
Berryessa Gap – 27260 Hwy 128, Winters; 530 795-3201 Mon-Sat 12-4 Berryessa Gap – 15 Main Street, Winters; 530 795-3201 Thurs-Sat 4:30-8:30 Bogle Vineyards – 37783 County Rd, Clarksburg; 916 744-1139 Sat-Sun 12-5, Mon-Fri by appointment 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 Rominger West – 4602 Second Street, Davis; 530 747-2044 Mon-Sat 10-5t Satiety Vineyards – 40101 County Rd 25A, Woodland; 530 661-0680 Mon-Fri 7-6, Sat-Sun 11-6 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 Wed-Sun 11-5 Todd Taylor Wines – poured at the Old Sugar Mill, 35265 Willow Ave, Clarksburg; 916 744-1120 Fri-Sun 11-5 Turkovich Family Wines– 304 Railroad Ave, Winters; 530 795-3842 Thu&Sun 12-5, Fri&Sat 12-9

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; 925 371-8156 Mon-Sat 11:30-4:30, Sun 11-4:30 Cuda Ridge Wines – 5385 East Ave, Livermore; 510 304-0914 Fri-Sun 12-4:30 & by appointment Dashe Cellars – 55 4th St, Oakland; 510 452-1800 Thu-Sun 12-6, Mon by appt Deer Ridge Vineyards – 1828 Wetmore Rd, Livermore; 866 561-0838 Fri-Sun 11-5 Eagle Ridge Vineyard – 10017 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 443-3375 Sat-Sun 12-4:30 Eckert Estate – 2400 Arroyo Road, Livermore; 925 584-6494 Sat-Sun 12 -5 & by appointment el Sol – 8626 Lupine Way, Livermore; 925 606-1827 Fri-Sun 12-5 Elliston Vineyards – 463 Kilkare, Sunol; 925 862-2377 Sat-Sun 12-5 Fenestra Winery – 83 Vallecitos Rd (Hwy 84), Livermore; 925 447-5246 Fri-Sun 12-5 GARRÉ VINEYARD & WINERY – 7986 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 371-8200 Fri 12-4:30, Sat-Sun 11:30-5 Gift Items, Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Restaurant, Children & Pets OK; Call ahead for Food Pairings Hidden Creek – 5937 Graham Ct, Suite B, Livermore; 925 371-2424 Sat-Sun 12-4:30 John Christopher – 25 So. Livermore Ave, Ste 103, Livermore; 925-456-WINE Thu-Sun 12-6 La Rochelle – 5443 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 243-6442 Open daily 12-4 Las Positas Vineyards – 682 Pinnacle Pl, Livermore; 925 989-0857 Sat-Sun 12-5 Lavish Laines Winery – Tasted at Good Brewer, 2960 Pacific Avenue, Livermore; 925 321-0373 Fri-Sun 11-5 Les Chenes – 5562 Victoria Lane, Livermore; 925 373-1662 Weekends 12-4:30 Little Valley Winery – 739 Main St, Pleasanton Wed 4-9, Fri-Sat 12-6, Sun 12-5 Longevity Wines – 35 Rickenbacker Circle South, Livermore; 888 325-WINE Sat-Sun 12-5 Marr Cellars – poured at Tesla Vintners, 5143 Tesla Rd, Livermore; 925 606-WINE Tue-Sun 12-5 McGrail Vineyards – 5600 Greenville Rd, Livermore; 925 373-6214 Fri-Sun 12-4:30 & 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 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

LODI/WOODBRIDGE
Abundance Vnyds –1150 W. Turner Rd, Lodi; 209 334-0274 Open daily 11-6 Akin Estates – 18911 N. Lower Sacramento Rd, Woodbridge; 209 333-8115 Wed. Thu 5-9, Fri-Sat 5-10, Sun 2-6 Berghold – 17343 N. Cherry Rd, Lodi; 209 333-9291 Thu-Sun 11-5 Boitano Family – Vino Piazza, 12470 Locke Rd, Lockeford; 209 286-1595 Fri-Sun 12-5 Bokisch Vineyards – tasted at Clements Ridge, 23225 E. State Hwy 88, Clements; 209 334-4338 Fri-Sun 11-5 Borra Wines – 1301 E. Armstrong Rd, Lodi; 209 368-2446 Open daily 12-5 Bota Box – Tasted at Delicato Vineyards, 12001 S. Highway 99, Manteca; 209 824-3500 Open daily 9-5:30 Brazin – Tasted at Delicato Vineyards, 12001 S. Highway 99, Manteca; 209 824-3500 Open daily 9-5:30 Brice Station – Vino Piazza, 12470 Locke Rd, Lockeford; 209 727-5280 Sat-Sun 12-5 CellarDoor – 21 N. School Street, Lodi; 209 339-4394 Tue-Wed 12-6, Thu-Sat 12-9, Sun 12-5 Chocoholics Divine Desserts – 18819 E. Hwy 88, Clements; 209 759-3320 Mon-Fri 11-5, Sat-Sun 10-6 Clements Ridge – 23225 E. State Hwy 88, Clements; 209 759-3850 Sat-Sun 11-5 Cosentino Winery – 3750 E. Woodbridge Rd, Woodbridge; 209 333-8014 Open daily 10-5:30

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d‘Art Wines – 13299 N. Curry Avenue, Lodi; 209 334-9946 Fri-Sun 12-5 Dancing Coyote – 3125 E Orange St., Acampo; 800 958-8524 Fri-Sun 11-5 Dancing Fox Winery & Bakery – 203 S. School St., Lodi; 209 366-2634 Tue-Wed 7-6, Thu-Fri 7-9, Sat 8-9, Sun 9-3 Delicato Family – 12001 S. Highway 99, Manteca; 209 824-3500 Open daily 9-5:30 Fog Head Wines – Tasted at Delicato Vineyards, 12001 S. Highway 99, Manteca; 209 824-3500 Open daily 9-5:30 Gnarly Head – Tasted at Delicato Vineyards, 12001 S. Highway 99, Manteca; 209 824-3500 Open daily 9-5:30 Gnaughty Vines – Tasted at Delicato Vineyards, 12001 S. Highway 99, Manteca; 209 824-3500 Open daily 9-5:30 Gnekow Family Winery– 17347 E. Gawne Rd, Collegeville; 209 463-0697 Open daily 11-5 Grady Family – tasted at Woodbridge Uncorked, Woodbridge; 209 365-7575 Wed-Thu 5-9, Fri-Sat 5-10, Sun 2-6 Grand Amis – 115 North School Street, Suite 5, Lodi; 209 369-6805 Fri-Sun 1-5 Harmony Wynelands – 9291 E. Harney Ln, Lodi; 209 369-4184 Mon-Sun 11-5:30, Sat 11-5, Sun 12:30-5 Harney Lane Winery – 9010 E. Harney Lane, Lodi; 209 365-1900 Thu-Sun 12-5 Heritage Oak Winery – 10112 E. Woodbridge Road, Acampo; 209 986-2763 Mon-Fri 2-5, Sat-Sun 12-5 Housley’s Century Oak – 22211 Lower Sacramento, Acampo; 209 334-3482 Sat 12-4 or by appt Irony – Tasted at Delicato Vineyards, 12001 S. Highway 99, Manteca; 209 824-3500 Open daily 9-5:30 Jessie’s Grove Winery – 1973 W. Turner Road, Lodi, 209 368-0880 Daily 12-5 La Vida Dulce – 12470 Locke Rd, Lockeford; 209 727-3966 Fri-Sun 11-5 LangeTwins Winery – 1525 E. Jahant Road, Acampo; 209 334-9780 Open by appointment only Lobo Loco Wines – 18911 N. Lower Sacramento Rd, Woodbridge; 916 687-4767 Wed-Thu 5-9, Fri-Sat 5-10, Sun 2-6 Lodi Wine & Visitor Center – 2545 W. Turner Rd, Lodi; 209 365-0261 Open daily 10-5 Lodi Wine Cellars/Benson Ferry – 112 Pine St., Lodi; 209 365-6622 Tues-Thu 3 -9, Fri-Sun 3-12 Loredona – Tasted at Delicato Vineyards, 12001 S. Highway 99, Manteca; 209 824-3500 Open daily 9-5:30 The Lucas Winery – 18196 N. Davis Rd, Lodi; 209 368-2006 Thu-Sun 12-4:30 M2 Wines – 1376 East Turner Road Suite D, Lodi; 209 339-1071 Fri-Sun 11-5 Macchia – 7099 E. Peltier Road, Acampo; 209 333-2600 Thu-Mon 11-5 Maley/Weibel – 18911 N. Lower Sacramento Rd, Woodbridge; 209 365-9463 Wed-Thu 5-9, Fri-Sat 5-10, Sun 2-6 McConnell Estates – 10686 W. Stockton Blvd, Elk Grove; 916 685-5368 Fri-Sun11-5 McCormack Williamson – 3125 E. Orange Street, Acampo; 209 368-1473 Fri-Sun 11-5 Michael~David Vineyards – 4580 W. Highway 12, Lodi; 209 368-7384 Open daily 10-5 Miramont Estate – 24837 E. Milton Rd, Linden; 209 887-3860 Open by appointment only Mokelumne Oaks – 12470 Locke Rd, Lockeford; 209 339-1108 Thu-Sun 12-5 Oak Ridge Winery – 6100 E. Highway 12 (Victor Road), Lodi; 209 369-4758 Daily 10-5 Omega Cellars– 13731 N. Highway 88, Lodi; 209 367-1910 Wed-Sun 10-5 Pasos Vineyards – 12470 Locke Rd, Lockeford; 209 727-3153 Thu-Sun 12-5 Peirano Estate – 21831 N. Highway 99, Acampo; 209 369-9463 Sat-Sun 11-5 Ripken Vineyards – 2472 West Sargent Road, Lodi; 209 367-WINE Sat-Sun 12-4 Spenker Winery – 17303 N. De Vries Rd, Lodi; 209 367-0467 Sat & Sun 12-4, Jan-Apr by appt only St. Amant Winery – 1 Winemaster Way, Lodi; 209 367-0646 Open by appointment only St. Jorge Winery – 22769 N. Bender Road, Acampo; 209 365-0202 Fri-Sun 11-5 Stama – 12470 Locke Rd, Lockeford; 209 727-3314 Mon, Wed, Thu 11-5, Fri, Sat, Sun 11-6 Stone Garden – 12470 Locke Rd, Lockeford; 209 728-1483 Fri-Sun 12-6 The Coliseum – 12470 Locke Rd, Lockeford; 209 747-7733 Mon, Wed, Thu 11-5, Fri-Sun 11-6 Twisted – Tasted at Delicato Vineyards, 12001 S. Highway 99, Manteca; 209 824-3500 Open daily 9-5:30 VanRuiten – 340 W. Highway 12, Lodi; 209 334-5722 Open daily 11-5 Viaggio Estate & Winery – 100 E. Taddei Rd., Lodi; 209 368-1378 Fri-Sat 12-8, Sun 12-6 Vicarmont Vineyards – 16475 N. Locust Tree Road, Lodi; 209 365-1900 Sat-Sun 12-5 Vino Con Brio – 7889 E. Harney Ln, Lodi; 888-410-VINO Thu-Mon 12-5 Vino Piazza – 12470 Locke Rd, Lockeford; 800-939-2566 Open daily 12-5 Watts – 12470 Locke Rd, Lockeford; 209 727-3751 Sat-Sun 12-5 Woodbridge Uncorked – 18911 N. Lower Sacramento Rd, Woodbridge; 209 365-7575 Wed-Thu 5-9, Fri-Sat 5-10, Sun 2-6 WOODBRIDGE – 5950 Woodbridge Road, Acampo; 209 365-2839 Open daily 10:30-4:30 Gift Items, Art Exhibit, Picnic Area, Call ahead for Tours at 9:30, 1:30 or by Appt

SIERRA FOOTHILLS
AMADOR COUNTY Amador Cellars – 11093 Shenandoah Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6150 Open daily 11-5 Amador County Wine Cellar– 14207 Hwy 49, Amador City; 209 267-0104 Fri-Sun 11-6 & holidays Amador Foothill Winery – 12500 Steiner Road, Plymouth, 209 245-6307 Fri-Sun 12-5 Avio – 14520 Ridge Rd, Sutter Creek; 209 267-1515 Fri-Sun 11-5 Bantam Cellars – 10851 Shenandoah School Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6677 Open Daily 11-4 Bella Piazza – 19900 Shenandoah School Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-4600 Open daily 10-5 Borjon Winery – 10590 Shenandoah Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3087 Fri-Sun 11-4 Bray Vineyards – 10590 Shenandoah Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6023 Fri-Mon 10-5 C.G. Di Arie – 19919 Shenandoah School Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-4700 Thurs-Mon 10-4:30 Charles Spinetta Winery – 12557 Steiner Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3384 Mon, Thu, Fri 8-4, Sat-Sun 9-5 Clos Du Lac Cellars – 3151 Hwy 88/Jackson Vlly Rd, Ione; 209 274-2238 Wed-Sun 10-4 Convergence Vnyds – 14650 Hwy 124, Plymouth; 209 245-3600 Fri-Sun 10-5 Cooper Vineyards – 21365 Shenandoah School Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6181 Thu-Mon 11-4:45 or by appt Deaver Vineyards – 12455 Steiner Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-4099 Open daily 10:30-5 Dillian Wines – 12138 Steiner Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3444 Fri-Sun 11-4:30 Dobra Zemlja Winery – 12505 Steiner Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3183 Open daily 10-5 Driven Cellars– 12595 Steiner Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-4545 Fri-Mon 10-5 Drytown Cellars – 16030 Hwy 49, Drytown; 866-379-8696 Fri-Sun 11-5 Gold Hill Winery – Poured at Sutter Creek Wine Tasting, 85 Main Street, Sutter Creek; 209 267-5838 Daily 11-6 Gold Hill Vineyard – 5660 Vineyard Lane, Placerville; 530 626-6522 Thu-Sun 10-5 or by appt Jeff Runquist Wines – 10776 Shenandoah School Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6282 Fri-Sun 11-5 Karly – 11076 Bell Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3922 Open daily 12-4 Karmére – 11970 Shenandoah Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-5000 Daily 11-5 Le Mulet Rouge – Poured at Sutter Creek Wine Tasting, 85 Main Street, Sutter Creek; 209 267-5838 Daily 11-6 Morse Wines/Il Gioiello Winery– 22355 Lawrence Rd, Fiddletown; 209 245-3395 Sat-Sun 11-5 Nine Gables – 10778 Shenandoah Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3949 Thu-Sun 11-5 Nua Dair Vineyards – 13825 Willow Creek Rd, Ione; 209 245-5567 Sat-Sun 10:30-5:30 Renwood – 12225 Steiner Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6979 Open daily 10:30-5:30 Scott Harvey – 79 Main St., Sutter Creek; 209 267-0122 Thu-Mon 11-5 Shenandoah Vineyards – 12300 Steiner Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-4455 Open daily 10-5 Sierra Ridge Vnyd – Poured at Sutter Creek Wine Tasting, 85 Main Street, Sutter Creek; 209 267-5838 Daily 11-6 Sierra Ridge Vnyd – 14110 Ridge Rd., Sutter Creek; 209 267-1316 Daily 11-6 Sobon Estate – 14430 Shenandoah Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6554 Open daily 9:30-5 Stone House Vineyard – 10861 Shenandoah Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6888 Thu-Sun 12-5 Stoneridge Winery – 13862 Ridge Rd, Sutter Creek; 209 223-1761 Open by appointment only Story Winery – 10525 Bell Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6208 Daily Sum 11-5, Win 11-4 Sutter Creek Wine Tasting – 85 Main St, Sutter Creek; 209 267-5838O Open daily 11-6 Tanis Vineyards – 13120 Willow Creek Rd, Ione; 209 274-4807 Sat-Sun 10-5:30 TKC Vineyards – 11001 Valley Dr, Plymouth; 209 245-6428 Sat 11-5, Sun 1-5 or by appt Terra D’Oro/Montevina – 20680 Shenandoah Schl Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6942 Open daily 10-4:30 Terre Rouge/Easton Wines– 10801 Dickson Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3117 Fri-Mon 11-4 Villa Toscano – 10600 Shenandoah Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3800 Open daily 10-5 Vino Noceto – 11011 Shenandoah Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6556 Mon-Fri 11-4, Sat-Sun 11-5 Wilderotter Vineyard – 19890 Shenandoah School Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-6016 Fri-Mon 10:30-5 Young’s Vineyard – 10120 Shenandoah Rd, Plymouth; 209 245-3005 Mon-Fri 10-4, Sat-Sun 10:30-4 CALAVERAS COUNTY Albeno Munari Winery – 2690 San Domingo Rd, Murphys; 209 728-3436 Open daily 11-5 Beaux Chevaux – 466B Main St, Murphys; 209-728-1000 Fri-Sun 11-5 Black Sheep Winery – 221 Main St, Murphys; 209 728-2157 Daily 11-5 Bodega Del Sur Winery– 457C Algiers St, Murphys; 209 728-9030 Mon-Fri 12-5, Sat-Sun 11-5 Brice Station – 3353 E. Hwy 4, Murphys; 209 728-9893 Fri-Sun 12-6 or by appointment Broll Mountain – 106 Main St, Murphys; 209 728-9750 Sat-Sun 1-5

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Chatom Vineyards – 1969 Highway 4, Douglas Flat; 209 736-6500 Open daily 11-5 Chiarella Wines – 431 Main St., Murphys; 209 728-8318 Fri- Sun, 12-5 Domaine Becquet – 2173 Highway 12 East, Valley Springs; 209 772-1303 Wed-Sun 11-5 Domaine Becquet – 415 Main St, Murphys; 209 728-8487 Summer Thu-Sun 11-6, Winter Fri-Sun 11-6 French Hill Winery – 8032 So. Main St, Mokelumne Hill; 209 286-1800 Tue-Sun 11-5 French Hill Winery – 4888 Main Street, Murphys; 209-728-8022 Winter Fri-Sun 11-5, Summer Thu-Mon 11-5 Frog’s Tooth Vineyards – 380 Main St. Ste 5, Murphys; 209 728-2700 Fri 1-5, Sat 11-6, Sun 11-5, Mon 12-5 Hatcher Winery – 425 Main St, Murphys; 209 605-7111 Fri-Sun 11-5, Mon-Thu 12-5 Indian Rock – 1154 Pennsylvania Gulch Rd, Murphys; 209 728-8514 Fri-Sat 12-5, Sun 11-5 Irish Vineyards – 2849 Hwy 4, Vallecito; 209 736-1299 Mon,Tue, Fri 2-5, Sat-Sun 11-5 Ironstone Vineyards – 1894 Six Mile Road, Murphys; 209 728-1251 Open daily 10-5 Laraine Winery– 3675 Six Mile Rd, Vallecito; 209 736-4766 Fri-Sun 11-5 or by appointment Lavender Ridge – 425 Main St, Murphys; 209 728-2441 Open daily 11-5 Milliaire Winery – 276 Main Street, Murphys; 209 728-1658 Open daily 11-5 Muir’s Legacy – 276 Main Street, Murphys; 209 728-0500 Open daily 11-5 Newsome-Harlow – 403 Main St, Murphys; 209 728-9817 Mon, Thu 12-5, Fri-Sat 11-6, Sun 11-5 Renner Winery – Hwy 4 and Little John Road, Copperopolis; 209 785-3649 Thu & Sun 12 -5, Fri & Sat 12-6 Solomon Wine Co. – 397-A Main St, Murphys; 209 728-8290 Wed-Fri 1-5, Sat 12-6, Sun 12-5 Tanner Vineyards – 202 Main St., Murphys; 209 728-8229 Sun-Thu 1-5, Fri& Sat 12-5:30 Twisted Oak – 4280 Red Hill Rd, Vallecito; 209 736-9080 Open daily 10:30-5:30 Twisted Oak – 350 Main Street, Murphys; 209 736-9080 Mon-Fri 12-5, Sat-Sun 10:30-5:30 Vina Moda – 147 Main Street, Murphys; 209 728-1917 Sat 12-6 Zucca Mountain – 431 Main St, Murphys; 209 736-2949 Open daily 12-5 EL DORADO COUNTY Auriga Wine Cellars – 3500 Carson Rd, D2, Camino; 530 647-8078 Fri-Sun 11-5 Barkley Homestead Winery– 8230 Stoney Creek Rd, Fair Play; 530 620-6783 Sat-Sun 11-5 Boa Vista Orchard/Winery – 1709 Carson Rd, Placerville; 530 622-5522 Open daily 9-5 Boeger Winery – 2952 Carson Road, Placerville; 530 622-8094 Open daily 10-5, Summer: Fridays ’til 8 Busby Cellars – 6375 Grizzly Flat Rd, Somerset; 530 344-9119 Fri-Sun 11-5 Cantiga Wineworks – 5980 Meyers Lane, Somerset; 530 621-1696 Fri-Sun 11-5 Cedarville Vnyd – 6320 Marestail Rd, Fair Play; 530 620-9463 Open by appointment only Charles B. Mitchell – 8221 Stoney Creek Rd, Fair Play; 530 620-3467 Open daily 11-5 Chateau Rodin – 4771 Green Hill Rd, Placerville; 530 622-6839 Wed-Sun 11-5 or by appointment Chateau Routon – 2800 Omo Ranch Rd, Fair Play; 530 620-5818 Sat-Sun 11-5 Chevalier Winery – 5720 French Creek Rd, Shingle Springs; 530 677-1676 Sat-Sun 12-5 Tasting Room – 2530 Pleasant Valley Rd, Placerville; 888 802-9321 Sat-Sun 12-5 Colibri Ridge – 6100 Gray Rock Rd, Fair Play; 530 620-7255 Fri-Sun 11-5 Crystal Basin Winery – 3550 Carson Rd, Camino; 530 647-1767 Open daily 11-5 David Girard Vineyards – 741 Cold Springs Rd, Placerville; 530 295-1833 Thu-Sun 11-5 dkcellars – 7380 Vineyard View Dr, Fair Play; 530 620-1132 Fri-Sun 11-5 Fenton Herriott – 120 Jacquier Ct, Placerville; 530 642-2021 Thu-Sun 11-5 or by appointment Fitzpatrick Winery – 7740 Fair Play Rd, Fair Play; 530 620-3248 Wed-Mon 11-5 Fleur de Lys – 7696 Perry Creek Rd, Fair Play; 530 620-2246 Fri-Sun 11-5 Gold Hill Winery – 5660 Vineyard Lane, Placerville; 530 626-6522 Thur-Sun 10-5 or by appointment Granite Springs – 5050 Granite Springs Rd, Fair Play; 530 620-6395 Sat-Sun 11-5 Iverson Vineyards – 8061 Perry Creek Rd, Fair Play; 530 620-7474 Thur-Mon 11-5 High View Vineyards – 304 Main St, Placerville; 530 344-8488 Mon-Thu 3-7, Fri 3-9, Sat 12-9, Sun 2-6 Holly’s Hill Winery – 3680 Leisure Lane, Placerville; 530 344-0227 Open daily 10-5 Jodar Vineyards – 3405 Carson Court, Camino; 530 644-3474 Open daily 11-5 Latcham Vineyards – 2860 Omo Ranch Rd, Mt. Aukum; 530 620-6642 Thu-Mon 11-5 or by appointment Lava Cap – 2221 Fruitridge, Placerville; 530 621-0175 Open daily 11-5 Madrona Vineyards – 2560 High Hill Road, Camino; 530 644-5948 Open daily 11-5 Mais Fica Winery – 3395 Kincade Dr, Placerville; 530-344-0725 Open by appointment Mining Camp Winery – 4801 Rock Barn Rd, Shingle Springs; 530 677-6510 Thur-Sun 11-5 Miraflores Winery – 2120 Four Springs Trail, Placerville; 530 647-8505 Open daily 10-5 Mount Aukum Winery – 6781 Tower Rd, Mt. Aukum; 530 620-1675 Open daily 11-5 Narrow Gate Vyds – 4282 Pleasant Valley Rd, Placerville; 530 644-6201 Fri-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5 Oakstone Winery – 6440 Slug Gulch Rd, Fair Play; 530 620-5303 Wed-Sun 11-5 ParaVi Vineyards – 2875 Larsen Dr, Camino; 530 647-9463 Open daily 11-5 Perry Creek Vnyds – 7400 Perry Creek Rd, Fair Play; 530 620-5175 Open daily 11-5 Picchetti Winery Tstg Rm – 3135 Harrison Avenue, South Lake Tahoe; 530 541-1500 Open daily 11-5 Shadow Ranch – 5050 Granite Springs Rd, Fair Play; 530 620-2785 Fri-Sun 11-5 Sierra Oaks Estates – 7050 Fairplay Road, Fair Play; 530 620-7079 Wed-Sun 11-5 Sierra Vista Winery – 4560 Cabernet Way, Placerville; 530 622-7221 Open daily 10-5 Single Leaf Vineyards – 7480 Fair Play Rd, Fair Play; 530 620-3545 Wed-Sun 11-5 Sogno Winery – 3046 Ponderosa Rd, Shingle Springs; 530 672-6968 Sat-Sun 11-6 Stone’s Throw – 3541 North Canyon Rd, Camino; 530 622-5100 Thur-Sun 11-5 Synapse Wines – 304 Main St, Placerville; 530 626-9463 Mon-Thu 3-7, Fri 3-9, Sat 12-9, Sun 2-6 Toogood Estate Winery – 7280 Fair Play Rd, Fair Play; 530 620-1910 Open daily 11-5:30 Ursa Vineyards –5951 Mr. Aukumn Rd, Somerset; 530 647-2646 Sat-Sun 11-5 Van Der Vijver Estate – 7451 Fair Play Rd, Fair Play; 530 620-3210 Wed-Thu 12-5, Fri-Sun 11-5 Venezio Vineyard – 5821 Hwy 49, Coloma; 530 885-9463 Wed-Sun 11-5 Windwalker Vnyds – 7360 Perry Creek, Fair Play; 530 620-4054 Daily 11-5 Winery by the Creek – 8085 Perry Creek Rd, Fair Play; 530 620-2402 Thu-Sun 11-5 Wofford Acres – 1900 Hidden Valley Rd, Camino; 530 626-6858 Thu-Sun 11-5 MERCED COUNTY Red Rock Winery – 7326 E. Hwy 140, Merced; 209 722-7625 Open daily 10-5 NEVADA COUNTY Avanguardia – 13028 Jones Bar Rd, Nevada City; 530 274-9482 Sat-Sun 12-5 Burch Hall – 108 Mill St, Grass Valley; 530 272-7000 Open daily 12-5 Coufos Cellars – 10065 Rough & Ready Rd, Rough & Ready; 530 274-2923 Sat-Sun 12-5 Double Oak – 14510 Blind Shady Rd, Nevada City; 530 292-3235 Sat 11-5 Feb-Dec or by appointment Indian Springs – 303 Broad St, Nevada City; 530 478-1068 Sun-Thu 11:30-5, Fri-Sat 11:30-6 Lucchesi Vineyards – 167 Mill St, Grass Valley; 530 274-2164 Open daily 11-6 Montoliva Vineyard – 15629 Mount Olive Rd, Chicago Park; 530 346-6577 Sat-Sun 12-4 Naggiar Vineyards – 18125 Rosemary Lane, Grass Valley; 530 268-9059 Fri-Sun 12-5 or by appt Nevada CityWinery –321 Spring Street, Nevada City; 530 265-9463 Fri-Sat 12-6, Sun-Thu 12-5 Pilot Peak Winery – 12888 Spenceville Rd, Penn Valley; 530 432-3321 Sat-Sun 12-5 Sierra Knolls – 19635 Kingswood Ct, Grass Valley; 530 268-9225 Sat-Sun 12-5 Sierra Starr – 209 W. Main Street, Grass Valley; 530 477-8282 Wed-Mon 12-5 Smith Vineyard – 13577 Dog Bar Rd, Grass Valley; 530 273-7032 Sat 1-5 Mar-Dec or by appt Solune Winegrowers – 16303 Jewett Lane, Grass Valley; 530 271-0990 Sat-Sun 12-5 Szabo Vineyards – Gold Fork Rd, Nevada City; 415 328-5611 By appt only Truckee River – 11555 Brockway Rd, Truckee; 530 587-4626 Wed-Mon 11-7 PLACER COUNTY Baumbach Wines – Auburn; 530 305-0048 Sat-Sun 12-4 Cristaldi Vineyards – 4060 Ridge Dr, Auburn; 916 759-1291 Sat-Sun 12-5 by appt Dono dal Cielo Estate Vnyds – 6100 Wise Rd, Newcastle, 530 888-0101 Fri-Sun 12-5 Fawnridge – 5560 Fawnridge Rd, Auburn, 530 887-9522 Fri-Sun 10-5,Tue-Thu by appt Green Family – 3420 Pine Ridge Ln, Auburn; 530 888-8866 (most) Sat-Sun 12-5 or by appt Lone Buffalo Vineyards – 2682 Burgard Ln, Auburn; 916 663-4486 By appointment Mt. Vernon – 10850 Mt. Vernon Rd, Auburn; 530 823-1111 Thu-Sun 11-5 Ophir Wines – 7870 Santini Lane, Newcastle; 916 531-3055 Sat 12-4 until Dec. or by appointment Pescatore – 7055 Ridge Rd, Newcastle; 916 663-1422 (most) Sat-Sun 12-5 Rancho Roble – 340 Fleming Rd, Lincoln; 916 645-2075 By appointment only Secret Ravine – 4390 Gold Trail Way, Loomis; 916 652-6015 (most) Sat-Sun 12-4 Vina Castellano – 4590 Bell Rd, Auburn; 530 889-BULL Fri-Sun 12-5

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