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Sonoma County

Sonoma has many distinctions, but here’s one to note: it grows more Pinot Noir than any other county in the state. Gourmet farm and vineyard dinners are common here, an expression of the area’s great wine, homegrown culinary culture and love of the great outdoors. Visit www.sonomawine.com →
Sonoma County wineries

119 wineries

Events in Sonoma County

2019 Sonoma County Wine Auction

September 19—21, 2019

La Crema Estate at Saralee's Vineyard, Windsor

The Sonoma County Wine Auction is an opportunity to acquire some of county’s top wines and bid on incredible, once-in-a-lifetime travel experiences for charity.

Cost: $2,500

Address & Location:
La Crema Estate at Saralee's Vineyard, 3575 Slusser Road, Windsor, CA

Phone: (707) 237-2620

Email: rachelle@sonomawine.com

Website: sonomacountywineauction.com

Details: The Sonoma County Wine Auction brings the region’s most renowned winemakers and growers together with distinguished collectors and generous bidders for an opportunity to acquire some of Sonoma County’s top wines and bid on once-in-a-lifetime travel experiences. Named one of the nation’s top charitable auctions by Wine Spectator, the proceeds raised benefit local Sonoma County charitable organizations. Since its inception, the Sonoma County Wine Auction has raised over $30 million to help fund charitable organizations focusing on education, arts and culture, environment and health and human services and have supported more nonprofits than any other fundraising event in Sonoma County.

Wine & Pizza Friday

Friday, September 20

Rodney Strong Vineyards, Healdsburg

Wine+Pizza Friday! Enjoy pizza from our vine-side brick oven, paired with a glass of your favorite wine for $25.

Cost: $25

Address & Location:
Rodney Strong Vineyards, 11455 Old Redwood Hwy, Healdsburg, CA

Phone: (707) 433-0980

Email: shaag@rodneystrong.com

Website: www.rodneystrong.com

Details: We invite you to join us on Fridays this Summer for our Wine & Pizza Pairing on the Terrace. Choose between a hearty meat or a vegetarian style pizza prepared by Winery Chef Alejandro Garcia in our outdoor brick oven, served with a glass of perfectly paired Rodney Strong wine. Available most Fridays through October. $25 per pizza and glass of wine. $20 for Club Members.

Americana Evening on the Green

Saturday, September 21

Rodney Strong Vineyards, Healdsburg

Enjoy brick-oven pizza prepared next to the vines while sipping on your favorite wines and listening to live music on our Concert Green.

Cost: Free Admission

Address & Location:
Rodney Strong Vineyards, 11455 Old Redwood Hwy, Healdsburg, CA

Phone: (707) 433-0980

Email: shaag@rodneystrong.com

Website: www.rodneystrong.com

Details: Bring your chairs & blankets and settle in on the Green for an evening of fine wine, delicious bites and music featuring San Francisco's Dirty Cello. Enjoy wines by the glass or bottle paired with pizzas from our own Chef Alejandro Garcia. Peruse wares from local Sonoma County artisans and makers. Admission is free!

Valley of the Moon Vintage Festival

September 27—29, 2019

Valley of the Moon Vintage Festival, Sonoma

Includes both adult and youth grape stomps!

Cost: $various

Address & Location:
Valley of the Moon Vintage Festival, 2 W Spain Street, Sonoma, CA

Website: valleyofthemoonvintagefestival.com

Details: Join us for the 122nd annual Valley of the Moon Vintage Festival – a weekend of food, wine, art and a celebration of harvest. Includes both adult and youth grape stomps! The number of teams will be limited.

The Adventure Pinot

Saturday, September 28

Virginia Dare Winery, Geyserville

Come and enjoy all things Pinot at Virginia Dare's Adventure Pinot Event! Wine, Food, Live Music and more!

Cost: $50

Address & Location:
Virginia Dare Winery, 22281 Chianti Road, Geyserville, CA

Phone: (707) 735-3517

Email: info@virginiadarewinery.com

Website: www.virginiadarewinery.com

Details: Virginia Dare Winery is hosting the 1st Adventure Pinot, showcasing all things Pinot from the Family Coppola. Explore our portfolio at different wine stations – Virginia Dare, Domaine de Broglie, Francis Coppola Reserve, Director’s Cut and Director’s, Diamond, Sofia, and Votre Sante! In addition to Pinots, sample delectable food from the Family Coppola restaurants Café Zoetrope, Rustic, and our very own Wero. A souvenir wine glass is included with your ticket, and each of the wines will be available for purchase in our pop-up Pinot Store with a special day of discount!

Mushroom Day at Dutton-Goldfield

Saturday, September 28

Dutton-Goldfield, Sebastopol

Enjoy a seminar on mushroom cultivation, with a mushroom-friendly wine tasting.

Cost: $20

Address & Location:
Dutton-Goldfield, 3100 Gravenstein Hwy N., Sebastopol, CA

Phone: (707) 823-3887

Email: info@duttongoldfield.com

Website: www.duttongoldfield.com

Details: Mushrooms and pinot go together like peas and carrots. We love pairing DG pinot noir with mushroom recipes, especially the unique varieties cultivated by our neighbors, Mycopia Gourmet Mushroom. Join us as Mycopia, local pioneers in specialty mushrooms, returns to host an intriguing mushroom seminar at 2pm on Saturday September 28th in our cellar. Learn about foraging, different varieties of fungi, and how mushrooms promote sustainability. Delicious, savory Mycopia mushroom bread pudding will also be served as part of the experience.

Harvest Festival at Landmark Vineyards

Saturday, October 5

Landmark Vineyards, Kenwood

Landmark Vineyard’s Annual Harvest Festival

Cost: $40-$60

Address & Location:
Landmark Vineyards, 101 Adobe Canyon Road, Kenwood, CA

Phone: (707) 833-0053

Email: nfo@landmarkwine.com

Website: cellarpass.com

Details: Celebrate the bounty of Harvest at Landmark Vineyard’s Annual Harvest Festival. Featuring amazing BBQ and live music paired with exquisite Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs!

Schugtoberfest

Saturday, October 5

Schug Carneros Estate Winery, Sonoma

Join us in celebrating the 2019 harvest and our hundred-year-old German roots with our biggest event of the year!

Cost: $45

Address & Location:
Schug Carneros Estate Winery, 602 Bonneau Road, Sonoma, CA

Phone: (707) 939-9363

Email: info@schugwinery.com

Website: www.schugwinery.com

Details: The Schug family’s winemaking roots begin along the Rhein River in Germany, at Domäne Assmannshausen, where Walter Schug spent his childhood and his father Ewald was Winemaster, beginning in 1923. In the early 1900s, as the popularity of Munich’s Oktoberfest grew, the small towns scattered across Germany- including the winemaking regions- began throwing their own versions of the harvest festival. Through this tradition, we continue to celebrate the fall bounty with our annual Schugtoberfest Harvest Party! Admission includes drink tickets, bites, live polka with dancing, and stunning views of Carneros from the Schug Estate.

AVV Fall Estate Garden Brunch

Saturday, October 12

Alexander Valley Vineyards, Healdsburg

Join us for our annual Fall Estate Garden Luncheon on October 12!

Cost: $40 - $55

Address & Location:
Alexander Valley Vineyards, 8644 Highway 128, Healdsburg, CA

Phone: (707) 433-7209

Email: avv@avvwine.com

Website: fallgardenlunch2019.eventbrite.com

Details: Join us for our annual Fall Estate Garden Luncheon on October 12. Enjoy a tour of the winery led by family member Katie Wetzel Murphy along with a gourmet family style luncheon served with our uniquely handcrafted AVV wines. Lunch will be served overlooking the garden on the Wetzel Family Estate patio and will feature a seasonal wine country meal with items straight from the garden.

Weekend Along the Farm Trails

October 12—13, 2019

Various Locations Across Sonoma County, Sebastopol

Support and connect with Sonoma County farmers, meet farm animals, explore local fall flavors, and more!

Cost: Free online registration; farmstand/tours/tastings/workshop prices vary by farm

Address & Location:
Various Locations Across Sonoma County, Various local farms and wineries, Sebastopol, CA

Phone: (707) 837-8896

Email: farmtrails@farmtrails.org

Website: farmtrails.org

Details: Coming this fall, join us for a Weekend Along the Farm Trails. Reserve your spot now to on the Farm Trails. Meet your farmers & makers, visit pumpkin patches, harvest apples, shop from delicious farmstands, meet farm animals, sample delicious food & libations and discover some of Sonoma County's best kept secrets! Guests must RSVP to attend.

Hallowine Run

October 25—26, 2019

Francis Ford Coppola winery, Geyserville

Join us for the 2019 Hallowine Run. Run our Half Marathon or 10k and follow it with a dynamite Wine and Music Festival.

Cost: $125 for the Half Marathon with Wine Festival Included $68 for Hallowine run 10k w/ Festival pass

Address & Location:
Francis Ford Coppola winery, 300 Via Archimedes, Geyserville, CA

Website: hallowinerun.com

Details: Originally named "The Healdsburg Wine Country Half and 10k", is a 13.1and 6.2 Mile course through Dry Creek Valley California ending with a dynamite Wine and Music Festival at Warm Springs visitors center at beautiful Lake Sonoma. Featuring some great food and music all the while showcasing some over 20 local wineries, this event is not one to miss!

Wine & Food Affair – 21st Annual, Sonoma County

November 2—3, 2019

80+ Wineries in the Alexander, Dry Creek and Russian River Valleys, Healdsburg

Come celebrate the harvest with us. Join us for a weekend of wine and food pairing in the Alexander, Dry Creek and Russian River Valleys.

Cost: $95 Weekend Ticket, $75 Sunday Only Ticket (plus tax and fees)

Address & Location:
80+ Wineries in the Alexander, Dry Creek and Russian River Valleys, Wine Road Participating Wineries, Healdsburg, CA

Phone: (707) 433-4335

Email: debbie@wineroad.com

Website: www.wineroad.com

Details: Wine & Food Affair ~ Tasting Along the Wine Road is the premier event for Wine Road – Northern Sonoma County! Join us for a weekend of wine and food pairing in the Alexander, Dry Creek and Russian River Valleys. Come celebrate the harvest with us. Enjoy our world-class wines, paired with locally grown produce, showcasing our farmers and producers. All of the wineries participating will have a favorite winery recipe available online, which they will prepare both days for you to sample, along with the perfect wine. Ticket holders will receive their tasting glass and wristband upon check-in.

Mill Creek After-Thanksgiving Open House

November 29—December 1, 2019

Mill Creek Winery and Vineyard, Healdsburg

Mill Creek After-Thanksgiving Open House

Cost: $15/ no charge to Wine Club members

Address & Location:
Mill Creek Winery and Vineyard, 1401 Westside Rd, Healdsburg, CA

Phone: (707) 431-2121

Email: info@millcreekwinery.com

Website: www.millcreekwinery.com

Details: Bring your house guests and enjoy some wine tasting, food samples and special holiday sales.

Signature Sonoma Valley

May 14—17, 2020

Sonoma Valley Vintners & Growers Alliance, Sonoma

Signature Sonoma Valley is a uniquely exclusive immersion into the incomparable wines, acclaimed vineyards and legendary wine community of Sonoma Valley.

Cost: $65 - $350

Address & Location:
Sonoma Valley Vintners & Growers Alliance, 783 Broadway, Sonoma, CA

Phone: (707) 935-0803

Email: info@sonomavalleywine.com

Website: sonomavalleywine.com

Details: Experience this highly-curated wine weekend with unprecedented access to over 80 sommelier-selected wines and the 100+ celebrated vintners and winegrowers who craft them. Events include: Thursday, May 14 – LARGE FORMAT BOTTLE PARTY | 6PM Friday, May 15 – RETROSPECTIVE: Vertical Tasting | 10 AM WINE + DESIGN Lunches | 12:00PM ICON: A Grand Terroir Tasting | 7PM Saturday, May 16 – IMMERSION: Vineyard Exploration + Tasting | 9:30AM WINE + DESIGN Lunches | 12:00PM LEGENDS: Collector’s Dinner 6:30PM Sunday, May 17 – BUBBLES + BRUNCH 10:00AM Signature Sonoma Valley tickets are available to purchase individually, or via the weekend package.