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Kendall Jackson Harvest Celebration

Experience the abundance of harvest season, showcasing the best of Sonoma County, at Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate & Gardens’ second annual Harvest Celebration. Enjoy farm fresh produce straight from the garden, live cooking demonstrations from renowned chefs, unique plates from select local purveyors, dynamic educational seminars and demonstrations – featuring everything from wine blending to truffle hunting; barrel making to mozzarella stretching – outdoor painting sessions, live music, and of course, exceptional Kendall-Jackson wines!

WINEderlust River Wine Festival

Not all who “WINEder” are lost… Find us, El Dorado Winery Association, Saturday, September 8th on the American River in Coloma for WINEderlust River Wine Festival! The region’s most innovative winemakers will showcase new wines, creative blends, and serve up wine mock-tails as one-of-a-kind as the winemaker’s themselves. This year’s rendezvous includes a tented market-place and wine pavilion. Live bands, Cherry Bomb and MerryGold jam along-side food trucks, brewers and of course the rejuvenating and scenic American River! Slip on your fancy flip-flops, slather the sun-screen, and enliven your senses with us for a day on the river!

Harvest Party and Grape Stomp at Benessere Vineyards

Join us for an afternoon filled with good company, great food, fine wine, and competitive GRAPE STOMPING! To warm you up, local favorite, Mark’s The Spot, will fire up their brand new Wood Fired Oven to serve appetizers and lunch that will include Italian-inspired pizzas to pair with our Benessere Vineyard wines. Be the first to try our newly released wines, catch up with old friends and work on your best “I Love Lucy” impression. We look forward to having you join us!

Library Wine Weekend at Dutton Goldfield

In celebration of our 20th Anniversary Harvest, we have pulled out some truly amazing gems from our limited library. Dan Goldfield crafts wines that are great upon release, then age gracefully, opening up and adding complexity and elegance with time in cellar. With your Dutton-Goldfield ‘library card’ in hand, enjoy a splash of six wines: one old, one new from three single vineyard sites. How far will we go back? Come by and find out!

The Great Grape Stomp at Kalyra Winery

Kalyra’s Great Grape Stomp is an event not to miss. Stomp grapes on a real working vineyard during the harvest season. Enjoy music and a variety of food choices from yummy food trucks. Dance, enjoy wine, music all in this family friendly, outdoor venue with Santa Ynez’s best views. Plenty of free parking, fun games, raffles and wine specials. Put on your best I Love Lucy Costume or a toga and join our fun themed contests. Fun, affordable and voted one of the best events on the Central Coast! Get tickets early…this sells out every year. Public welcome

Zinfandel: Stories from Napa Valley

An exquisite afternoon presented in two parts takes place at the ultimate Napa Valley destination for experiencing the world of food, wine, art, and community, the CIA at Copia on Napa’s revitalized First Street. Your exploration begins with a seated panel presentation, discussion, and tasting featuring four leaders in Napa Valley Zinfandel. Then, you’ll adjourn to a walkabout tasting of up to 30 Napa Valley wineries pouring with paired bites from the talented CIA chefs.

Calistoga Wine Experience

Join us for our 3rd annual wine tasting eent with 40+ wineries from the Calistoga AVA. Enjoy tastings with winery owner’s and winemakers, Pair varietals with gourmet bites from local chefs and enjoy the music of local favorites. Last year’s event was an “over the top success” and Calistoga was voted, “One of the top 10 wine destinations in the world!” by Wine Enthusiast Magazine, so book early and come enjoy an afternoon in an idyllic park setting! Come a day early (Friday, September 7th) and attend our Winemaker Roundtable with host Leslie Sbrocco of “Check Please Bay Area” as she leads a round table of outstanding Calistoga winemakers.

Winesong Weekend

Winesong is the premiere annual charity auction & wine + food tasting on the Mendocino Coast, featuring tastings, auctions, music, art and more.
Proceeds are used to enhance equipment, facilities and services at the Mendocino Coast District Hospital. Celebrate Pinot Noirs in Little River, stroll through the lush Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens while enjoying vintages poured by world-class wineries from Mendocino, Sonoma, Napa, and beyond, and food from nearly 50 of the finest regional finest food purveyors, bid for spectacular wines at the silent and live auctions or do all three.

Livermore Valley Harvest Wine Celebration

On Sunday of Labor Day Weekend, Livermore Valley wineries celebrate the exciting crush season and 37 years of the Harvest Wine Celebration. Each winery hosts activities including wine tasting, arts, crafts and music. Don’t forget to come back on Monday for additional tastings at participating wineries. Wine lovers have come from all over the Bay Area and beyond for the past 35+ years to enjoy this unique event. Don’t miss out on this wine country celebration!

Creedence Clearwater Revisited with America

Creedence Clearwater Revival founding members and Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Stu Cook and Doug “Cosmo” Clifford have been on quite a ride Following their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Cosmo and Stu launched their Creedence Clearwater Revisited project in 1995 to once again perform live in concert the hit songs — touchstones of a generation. Since then, the legendary rhythm section has been thrilled by the outpouring of affection for their new band World tours and a platinum-selling album Recollection followed.

2018 Taste of Sonoma

Taste of Sonoma, presented by Visa Signature®, returns to the Green Music Center at Sonoma State University on September 1, 2018. Visa Signature and Visa Infinite® cardholders receive preferred pricing and access to exclusive perks at the event, including early entry at 11:00 a.m. Showcasing Sonoma County’s most renowned vintners, growers and chefs, this event offers wine and culinary enthusiasts access to taste and experience the bounty Sonoma County. The one-day immersive lineup will include a walk-around wine tasting, guided wine seminars, a marketplace and themed lounges.

Temecula Valley Crush

The ONE and ONLY event showcasing the wines of 30+ member wineries in one location! Culinary creations from over fifteen winery and local restaurants and caterers. Mix and mingle with winery owners and winemakers at this most anticipated walk-about tasting of culinary delights and award-winning Temecula wines! Featuring Kai Kalama for live entertainment. This event sells out quickly, so get your tickets early! Cheers to 50 Years!