Raconteur and wayward traveling bluesman, TD Lind is in the house on Friday, May 31 from 7-9pm. Born in 1972 in England. Moved to New York in 1991. Since then, TD Lind has lived in Kentucky, London, Los Angeles, Provence (France), and currently resides in Ojai, California. Over the years TD has played/worked with Glyn Johns, Sting, Bad Company, The Moody Blues, Wilco, The Mavericks, Marillion, and James Blunt, to name a few. TD has released four albums to critical acclaim and is currently releasing his fifth record, titled Stone Fruit Blues, backed by the California Feetwarmers and produced by two-time Grammy-winning producer Tim V. Hutton. Free admission, 21+.
The Summer Art Series continues at Carr Winery with Unearthed, an art show featuring the unique work of artists Lynn Dodge, Al McCurdy, Jacob Houchen, and Brendan Briggs. Celebrate with us at the show’s opening reception on Saturday, June 8, from 6:00 to 9:00pm. Enjoy cuisine from local food trucks, sip wines by the glass, meet the artists in person, and enjoy an amazing kickoff to the latest art installations at Carr Winery! Free admission, 21+.
Grape Days of Summer is an annual Placer Wine Trail 2-day open-house event hosted by Placer County Vintners Association (PCVA). Enjoy wine tasting and food at every winery, music (at most locations), and educational experiences at participating wineries along the trail. Guests can learn about local agriculture and winemaking, combined with a unique and educational experience. Learn about winemaking techniques, equipment, grapes, farming, and more!
Don’t miss Sonoma County Farm Trails’ beloved summer event, the Gravenstein Apple Fair on August 17 & 18 in Sebastopol. Come celebrate the best of Sonoma County! There is something for everyone: Live Music on 2 Stages: Americana, World, Zydeco & more 30 of Sonoma County’s Best Food Vendors Local wine, craft cider and microbrews Children’s Corner: Arts & crafts, farm animals, circus & more Do-It-Yourself Workshops: Experts share skills from cheesemaking to worm composting Vendors: Over 75 artists and crafters Life on the Farm Arena: Farmer panels, sheep shearing, cowboy storytelling, etc. Plus, Artisan Tasting Lounge ($20 access for curated food & libation pairings)
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.
Join Landmark Vineyards and Savannah Cain from Better Together Calligraphy for our first ever Writing and Wine workshop! This class features an introduction to lettering and calligraphy, a glass of Chardonnay or Pinot Noir, and all the supplies you will need for your masterpiece. Choose from two different times, a wood art piece (11-2) or a chalkboard canvas (2-4)! 21+ Event, Tickets Limited!
Doors open at 6 pm. General admission tickets include your choice glass of Doce Robles’ wine. Additional wine and local catered dinner available for purchase. Live performance by award-winning Noach Tangeras, an American roots band with rock, folk, country, and blues emphasis. At the evening’s end (weather permitting), we showcase a warming fire for toasting s’mores under the full moon. Don’t forget your jacket!
There aesthetic is vintage-meets-modern: James Bond with the Avengers. Blondie with The Kills. Shaken, not stirred–but in a trash can and poured into a martini glass. Check out local group Key Party tonight at Carr Winery, paired with wines by the glass and empanadas!
Save the date! Join us after work for a glass (or bottle!) of wine. Live music by Anchor & Bear and food available to purchase from The Hurricane Kitchen. The event is free to attend: no tickets required!
Join us after work for wines by the glass (or bottle!). Listen to live music by Natalie Haskins and purchase delicious food from Hurricane Kitchen Food Truck. The event is free to attend: no tickets required!
Enjoy an afternoon of wine and music. The Hurricane Kitchen Food Truck will be cooking a storm starting at 12pm, and Five Parts Devil will be playing from 1 to 3pm! This event is free to attend, no tickets required.
A rising Americana/folk rock band, the Left Hand Lions grab their audience with raw passion, grit, and a familiar tenderness. With a unique blend of 12-string guitar, cajon, and a mesmerizing electric lead, they captivate all who listen with their toe-tapping beats and impassioned performances. Based in Santa Barbara, CA, the Left Hand Lions tour California, spreading their Wild Americana sound—a raw blend of wire, wood, smoke, and sparks. Their stylings are reminiscent of bands including Mumford & Sons, Pearl Jam, and the Dave Matthews Band. Roar on!
This year on Sunday, July 28 (12-4pm), we take our “Drink 728 on 7/28” celebration on the road to SOHO Restaurant & Music Club, Santa Barbara. We will eat, drink and be merry… all in the name of our famed Fiddlestix Vineyard, located in the heart of the famous Sta. Rita Hills, at mile marker 7.28. We will be pouring verticals and horizontals of Fiddlestix Vineyard Pinot Noir. After all, it’s all about the place! Early-bird tickets are now on sale! www.fiddleheadcellars.com
Join us on the patio Sunday afternoon for Patio Beats – a Sunday Funday to help you extend your Memorial Day weekend festivities just a little longer. We will be featuring DJ FAB and pouring rosé spritzers, along with all your other favorite Carr wines, from 3:00 – 6:00pm. Recover, relax, and unwind!
Blind taste and learn about Livermore Valley’s best varietals. Train your nose with an aroma bar and learn the Secrets of a Somm! Join Certified Sommelier Jeremy Troupe-Masi for an interactive tasting experience where he makes wine both fun and approachable. Together, you will taste through a few of the Livermore Valley’s heritage white and red varietals including Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon. Compare and enjoy wines from 3 Steve’s, McGrail Vineyards, Steven Kent, and Wood Family Vineyards. This intimate event is limited to only 50 people so get your tickets soon!
Enjoy an authentic family style Paella dinner at Darcie Kent Vineyards. The night will begin with wine tasting from several Livermore Valley wineries, including Darcie Kent Vineyards, Crooked Vine Winery, Longevity Wines, Murrieta’s Well and Big White House Winery. The seated dinner will begin around 6:30, after you select the bottle of wine you would like to enjoy with your dinner! (one bottle per couple) Paella provided by Ñora Concina Española.
Have you ever wondered how Port is made? Well, winemaker Dan Baldwin is here to answer that question. Sit in on his educational seminar of the History of Port, and how it is made. Once you’ve become a Port master your next step is to sample Ports out of the barrel, from several Livermore Valley wineries, and pair them with several delectable cheeses and chocolates. Participating wineries include Rios-Lovell, Mitchell Katz Winery and more!
Rise & Rosé! Head to Retzlaff Vineyards for a fabulous brunch provided by Salt Craft, sip on Rosé from several Livermore Valley wineries, and enjoy your morning in wine country. We encourage you to dress the theme, and where pink attire to the event!
Join the Sweepstakes Award Winning Wineries: 3 Steves, Las Positas, and McGrail Vineyards to taste through a 3 year vertical of their signature wine. Enjoy this unique opportunity where you will taste through 9 wines alongside the winemakers and see what it takes to make one of the best wines in the United States. Cast your vote for your favorite vintage and varietal in this fun and educational tasting at 3 Steves Winery.
Meet and greet with a California State licensed falconer, and Embodied Wines winemaker & owner, Kimmie Orani Spears and her falconry birds. Watch a flight demonstration in the vineyards at El Sol Winery, while you sip on Embodied Wines’ 2016 Corset – Rosé of Pinot Noir and 2017 Chardonnay! There are only 30 tickets available for this event, so purchase yours soon!
On Thursday July 25, 2019 Livermore Valley’s premier food and wine affair will take place, which has 19 winemakers partnering with Bay Area chefs to compete for honors at Casa Real Event Center from 6-9 PM. Taste pairings and cast your vote for the coveted People’s Choice award! Friday through Sunday, wineries across the region host ten food and wine events including Port tastings, a hike in the vineyard, honey tasting and more.
Join us for the 2nd annual Wine & Wags event! Livermore Valley’s dog friendly wineries host a day of fun for dogs and their owners across the region. Bring your friendly four legged friends (on a leash, of course!), and enjoy a day in beautiful Wine Country. Local animal rescues will be partnered with our wineries, promoting adoptions of their furry friends that need a home.
The dynamic indie-rock duo Whesli will return to Carr Winery on Friday, May 10! Specializing in indie, soul, and rock n’ roll, Whesli is a music duo based out of Los Angeles, California. The band, consisting of guitarist and vocalist Whesli and pianist Daniel, has been performing, writing, and recording music together since 2015.
Top off Wine Fest Weekend at the Vina Robles Hospitality Center. Join us in the courtyard for a savory rib barbeque prepared by Chef James Richmond. Enjoy estate wines while rockin’ out to a mix of classic cover songs and originals performed by Chad Land & The R&R Rock Band. While you’re here, spruce up your summer wine rack by saving 25% on Estate Series cases, Wine Club Members save 35%.
Join Landmark Vineyards as we invite the girls of Sift Dessert Bar for a day of decorating! With this class you will receive one on one instruction and help, half a dozen sugar cookies, all the supplies for the decorating, and a glass of Chardonnay or Pinot Noir provided by Landmark Vineyards! 21+ Event, Tickets Limited!
Please join us for an experience to create your own String Art Masterpiece at Landmark Vineyards! We provide guided instruction, wine, the tools, and the materials. Choose from a gallery of designs and a variety of different stained wood options to add that inspirational piece of décor to your home. Specialty designed patterns and personalized vinyl word/phrase options are available upon request.