At B Cellars in Napa, Derick Kuntz, formerly with Brix restaurant in St. Helena, crafts small bites to pair with wines from multiple Napa Valley appellations.
Cakebread Cellars in Napa Valley offers The Perfect Pair tasting, which begins with a tour of the estate vegetable garden and includes dishes created by winery chef Brian Streeter.
Far Niente Winery in Napa Valley recently launched a culinary program with a pairing menu created by executive chef Phillip Moratin, formerly with Angèle Restaurant & Bar in Napa and Thomas Keller Restaurant Group.
J Vineyards & Winery in Sonoma presents its iconic Bubble Room for “Shifting the Lens”, the winery’s guest chef series that aims to expand on traditional food and wine pairings that have historically been overlooked by traditional winery, culinary and pairing programs. This 5-course culinary experience provides a greater understanding of the possibilities of flavor and texture combinations.
Joseph Phelps Vineyards in Napa Valley offers culinary experiences and a Chef’s Tasting Menu created by chef Tod Kawachi, the former executive chef at Brix in St. Helena.
Long Meadow Ranch in St. Helena hosts a seated Wine & Food Pairing experience featuring bites prepared by the winery’s in-house chef, using ingredients from the winery’s organic farm.
Lynmar Estate in Sonoma’s Russian River Valley offers seasonal culinary experiences inspired by the winery’s kitchen garden, created by chef David Frakes, formerly of Applewood Inn in Guerneville.
Prisoner Wine Company tasting room in Napa Valley offers experiences that are creative, contemporary, and unexpected including a selection of dim sum inspired culinary bites prepared under the guidance of winery chef Brett Young.
At Ram’s Gate in Sonoma, the Seasonal Wine & Food Experience includes a guided wine tasting with dishes created by executive chef Ruby Oliveros.