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Sparkling Wine Release Party – Sunday Brunch

We are releasing our three new sparkling wines on September 12, 2021 to pair with a Sunday brunch! We will have a delicious buffet catered by Eat it Up and guests will get to try all three sparkling wines and will receive a complimentary glass of their favorite included with their ticket.

Live Music & Food Truck at Zaca Mesa Winery

Take a trip out to wine country and enjoy your home away from home. We will be offering flights, wines by the glass, and wines by the bottle. Sit back and relax with the vocals from Loren Radis, as you devour a wood-fired pizza from Danny’s Pizza Company. Loren Radis will be performing from 12pm – 3pm. Danny’s Pizza Company will be whipping up pizzas from 11am – 3pm. Reservations are recommended, but not required. To make a reservation, visit

Live Music at Zaca Mesa Winery

Relax on our stunning and expansive estate while delighting in a flight of our highly-rated, handcrafted wines. By the bottle or by the glass will also be available. Sway and sing to the tunes of Keith Cox, and soak in the hustle and bustle of harvest.

JUSTIN Annual Harvest Dinner

To celebrate the kick off of the 2021 harvest season, The Restaurant at JUSTIN Executive Chef Rachel Haggstrom will prepare a five-course wine paired dinner, inspired by the autumnal season. This special evening will showcase the best of the Central Coast, featuring ingredients sourced from JUSTIN’s onsite chef’s garden, as well as artisanal cuisine from various local purveyors. Members from JUSTIN’s Vineyard & Farm teams, as well as Wine Educator and Sommelier Jim Gerakaris will host the evening and share stories and insights on this upcoming harvest season. To ensure your safety, all tables will be properly distanced, and guests will only be seated with their immediate group. Regular dinner service will be closed for the evening, and reservations are required for this celebratory evening. Please reserve your table here. Reservations can also be made with the JUSTIN concierge by calling 805.591.3224 or emailing

Calistoga Food & Wine | Grand Tasting

TREAT yourself once again to world-class wines from 40 Calistoga AVA wineries at the Calistoga Food & Wine | Grand Tasting at the spectacular Solage Resort & Spa! Saturday, November 20, 2021 1:00 – 4:30 p.m. Walk-Around Wine Tasting, Gourmet Food Pairings from Calistoga restaurants such as Solbar at Solage, Picobar at Solage, Amaro Italian Kitchen, Evangeline, Johnny’s Restaurant & Bar and more, plus LIVE music! Solage Resort & Spa | 755 Silverado Trail, Calistoga, California Purchase your $175 tickets NOW before they sell out again…visit or call 707-266-1296. For more information please email

The Wine & Cheese Experience – Hosted by Hope Family Wines & Stepladder Ranch & Creamery

This Wine & Cheese Experience begins with a love story about a young Cheesemaker, Robin Proffitt meeting a young Winemaker Samantha Taylor in 2017. No one predicted this magical pairing but; Boom! Sparks flew and our very own assistant Winemaker Samantha Taylor becomes Mrs. Robin Proffitt. A perfect pairing that only true love can create. And when the winemaker and the cheesemaker get together to create a wine and cheese pairing, the experience is like no other! These two artisans have crafted this unique wine and cheese experience for you to enjoy. This one of a kind elevated tasting, at the Austin Hope & Treana Tasting Cellar begins September 7, 2021. Enjoy locally produced cheese from Stepladder Creamery expertly paired with the world class wines from Austin Hope. Your tasting will include five Austin Hope Wines paired with five Stepladder cheeses. Reservations required 4 days prior to the date of arrival.

Celebrate Wine Month

Wine and grapes are about place, they speak of the soil from which they grew. Join the winemaker and grower at their family-owned vineyard in Moraga, Participants will learn how a healthy vineyard is developed, and handcrafted wine processed using green, sustainable practices and expand on the newly recognized Lamorinda American viticulture area (AVA). Barrel tasting and artisan cheese pairing will complete the event. Comfortable attire is recommended. Don’t miss this unique outdoor excursion for minds and bodies!

Vicki Andersen Artist Reception and Exhibit at Flying Goat Cellars

All are invited to a reception for artist Vicki Andersen. Toast Andersen with a glass of wine and purchase her original artwork or giclees. Her acrylic painting “Sunflower Vintage,” which was used for the 2011 Santa Barbara Vintners Festival poster, and other wine related paintings will be featured at the Flying Goat tasting room through the end of September. Andersen has been painting since her 16th birthday when she was given a set of oils and an easel by her “not yet Step-Father.” That eventually led to earning a degree in Illustration at CalState Long Beach. She has always loved color but her style has become much looser over the years. Most of her current work leans toward the impressionist/post-impressionist style. She does her best work very quickly, which is why when someone asks her how long a piece took to paint she always replies, “Over 40 years.

Now Legally Old Enough to Drink Our Own Wine!

Founded in 2000, Flying Goat Cellars is now legally old enough to drink our own wine. 2021 marks our 21st year in business. Celebrate our birthday on Saturday, September 18, from 1-4pm at our tasting room. All are invited to join in the merriment with wine, food and music. More details to follow at

Explore Lake County’s Volcanic Wines

The Lake County Winegrape Commission is hosting a virtual exploration of Lake County’s volcanic wines on social media in conjunction with California Wine Month. Viewers will explore the attributes that make up the unique geography and soils of the region throughout the month of September by following the LCWC on these platforms: Facebook: @LakeCountyWine Instagram: @lakecountywinegrapecommission YouTube: Lake County Winegrape Commission In addition to learning about the many characteristics of Lake County’s volcanic wines, participants are also invited to enter a giveaway with a chance to win a copy of Volcanic Wines: Salt, Grit and Power by John Szabo, Master Sommelier. View website for more information.

Alexander Valley Vineyards ~ Home Delivery Shipping Special

We make it easy to enjoy AVV wines at your home. Just pick, click and you’ll sip! Order 2 or more bottles online and we ship via UPS ground for $1 per bottle + $1 order processing fee. We hope you’ll visit us soon, but until then every bottle shares our story and every glass brings our home to yours!

Vineyard Hikes at AVV

Great wines begin in the vineyard and you’ll get an insider’s view as we explore our vineyards while tasting our iconic wines where the grapes grow. We’ll pass by our working winery, the original 1868 Alexander Valley school and the Alexander homestead. Relax and take in the views on our winery deck after the tour and finish up with a wine country picnic. This is the ultimate way to experience the history, tradition, and excellence of Alexander Valley Vineyards. This is an easy walking tour, but there are hills and dirt trails. Reservations required 48 hours in advance.

Labor Day BBQ

Come kick off your Labor Day weekend with us! We will be firing up the grill and making our delicious tri-tip and chicken sandwiches with a salad for only $10. Grab a glass of wine or Slushie and jam out to live music played by KMC Band!

Hands on Harvest

Get an inside look at harvest at Fenton Herriott Vineyards. We are an estate grown and produced winery. This means that we have the privilege of having every step of winemaking at the same location. From the vines, to the tasting room, Fenton Herriott has an insider look at grape growing and winemaking. Get a tour every hour between 12pm-4pm this weekend and see the process up close and personal. Participants Will start in the pavilion and taste along with us as we show off our vineyards and see the process of production before the wine makes it into the tasting room!

Luau in the Vineyards

Help us celebrate the summer and upcoming harvest Hawaiian style! Come join us after you’ve spent a wonderful day of wine tasting for a relaxing Hawaiian Luau Dinner. Enjoy a 5 course meal paired perfectly with Fenton Herriott wines while Aloha Dancers perform traditional Hawaiian dances. Menu First Course Ahi Tuna Poke served on a crunchy wonton chip Fine diced ahi with macadamia nuts, green onions, soy chili, sriracha aioli, avocado mousse. Second Course Tropical Meatballs with pineapple sweet and sour glaze served wit crunchy Asian slaw. Third Course Open faced Hawaiian Roll Pulled pork on an open face Hawaiian roll with pineapple salsa and bbq sauce drizzle. Forth Course Mango soy glazed chicken thighs over sticky coconut rice with soy caramel drizzle. Fifth Course Piña Colada cheesecake

Vine to Wine

Our Vine to Wine event is an afternoon of tasting great local wines from over two dozen Santa Clara Valley wineries, enjoying small bite tastings from over a dozen artisanal restaurants and caterers + you’ll enjoy the sounds of the Lavender Fields Band. The event space, located in the vibrant downtown area of Morgan Hill is housed within the open structural frame of a future boutique hotel. This popular outdoor concept is known as MO|HI Social. In addition, we’ll have additional outdoor space available. Your attendance supports the Wineries of Santa Clara Valley, Our mission is to raise funds to provide scholarships and grants to graduation high school seniors planning to major in Viticultural or Enology. Funding is also used for operations and to market the Santa Clara Valley AVA and our wineries.

Rhythm on the Vine® Country Series

South Coast Winery’s Rhythm on the Vine® Country Series kicks off the 20th anniversary festivities on September 2 with Coffey Anderson performing with Kanan Road as opener. This concert will benefit the American Cancer Society with $10 from each ticket sold donated. On September 22 country hit singer Dylan Scott performs, and the series ends with a September 23 performance by award-winning Cassadee Pope with opening set by Leaving Austin. Concerts held outdoors in the Courtyard; doors open at 5 p.m. and concerts begin at 7 p.m. Tickets and more information available at

Rhythm on the Vine® Country Series

South Coast Winery’s Rhythm on the Vine® Country Series kicks off the 20th anniversary festivities on September 2 with Coffey Anderson performing with Kanan Road as opener. This concert will benefit the American Cancer Society with $10 from each ticket sold donated. On September 22 country hit singer Dylan Scott performs, and the series ends with a September 23 performance by award-winning Cassadee Pope with opening set by Leaving Austin. Concerts held outdoors in the Courtyard; doors open at 5 p.m. and concerts begin at 7 p.m. Tickets and more information available at

Rhythm on the Vine® Country Series

South Coast Winery’s Rhythm on the Vine® Country Series kicks off the 20th anniversary festivities on September 2 with Coffey Anderson performing with Kanan Road as opener. This concert will benefit the American Cancer Society with $10 from each ticket sold donated. On September 22 country hit singer Dylan Scott performs, and the series ends with a September 23 performance by award-winning Cassadee Pope with opening set by Leaving Austin. Concerts held outdoors in the Courtyard; doors open at 5 p.m. and concerts begin at 7 p.m. Tickets and more information available at

South Coast Winery Grape Stomps

South Coast Winery Grape Stomps are composed of two-person teams. The winner of each of these friendly competitions receives a bottle of the special 20th Anniversary Blend. Stomps take place at 2 pm and 4:30 pm. Tickets start at $168 and include a wine flight for each person that matches his/her preferences (choice of three flights) and a case of wine per two participants as part of the ticket price. Cases can be mixed and matched. Guests reserve their spot by purchasing a timeslot on the online store. The non-refundable deposit is $50 and counts for a team of two people. Tickets are available at


Friday, September 10th | 2:00pm | 4:30pm
Sunday, September 12th | 12:00 pm | 3:00pm

Friday, September 17th | 2:00pm | 4:30pm
Sunday, September 19th | 12:00 pm | 3:00pm

Friday, September 24th | 2:00pm | 4:30pm
Sunday, September 26th | 12:00 pm | 3:00pm

California Pinot Noir Road Trip

We are excited to release the next series of our newest at-home wine tasting exploration with a self-guided version of the quintessential California Coast Pinot Noir Road Trip! To be enjoyed at your leisure, this wine tasting experience includes four “not to be missed” destination vineyards along California’s diverse coastal AVA‘s from Santa Barbara County to the Sonoma County Coast.

Sunset Sipping & Grilled Cheese pairing

Take in the scenic views of the vineyard and sunset while enjoying a wine and grilled cheese pairing from Big White House Winery & Charming Fig Catering. Live music will be provided by Daniel Kumar. Tables are limited, make your reservation online. Contact for children tickets.

Sunset Wine & BINGO

Enjoy our amazing views and sunset while playing BINGO! Ticket includes a glass of wine, 2 BINGO cards and a personal charcuterie box. Wine will be for sale by the glass or bottles. Wine fun winery prizes! Reserve your table today

Sunset Sipping – Live Music!

Enjoy the live music from Riptide Station band and the views of the vineyard. Food truck will be there and wine will be sold by the glass or bottle. Reservations highly recommended.

Happy Hour at Home with Kate & Aida + CA GROWN

Food Network personality Aida Mollenkamp of Salt & Wind, and Kate Ramos of Hola Jalapeno are taking over the California Grown Facebook page for a livestream event celebrating California’s most popular wines and showing you what to pair with them.

How to Host a Wine Tasting Party with Kate & Aida

Food Network personality Aida Mollenkamp of Salt & Wind, and Kate Ramos of Hola Jalapeno will demonstrate how to set up and host a proper wine tasting featuring California wines. They’ll also share recipes for easy-to-make wine-friendly bites to pair with each selection and answer all your planning questions. Book the live class for $30 (recording included) here:

Paso Robles Tour – Social Media Follow-Along

California Wines is kicking off California Wine Month with a tour of beautiful Paso Robles joined by Food Network personality Aida Mollenkamp of Salt & Wind; Meg van der Kruik of This Mess Is Ours; Alison Needham of A Girl Defloured (in partnership with CA GROWN); Sarah Gim of The Delicious Life and founder of Tastespotting; and Amanda McCrossin of SommVivant. (Pro tip: some of our friends will be visiting other regions on their way to Paso, so start following along August 31 to see all the regions we visit.)

Concert – Songs from ‘Sideways the Musical’

This Concert of Songs will debut 10 out of 18 never-performed-before songs from Rex Pickett’s Sideways: The Musical. Tickets:

Harvest Dinner

Please join us for our Fall Harvest Dinner as we taste wines with Justin Seidenfeld, Director of Winemaking. Enjoy live music, exceptional cuisine catered by Pacific Connection and some of the finest wines Sonoma County has to offer. View the dinner menu online on our events page.

Sparkling Wine & Lady M Cake Experience with Baccarat

Delight the senses with an exclusive tasting of three sparkling wines paired with the alluring cakes of Lady M followed by a taste of the 98-point 2018 Raymond Generations Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon served in the Passion Collection by JCB & Baccarat crystal glassware. In partnership with Baccarat and Lady M, this is a limited time experience that is not to be missed. Lady M is a New York City luxury confections brand that marries French pastry techniques with Japanese sensibilities, resulting in delicate cakes that are a touch sweet and perfect for every occasion. In partnership with Baccarat, their food truck travels around the US bringing delicious treats and style wherever they land.

Robert Hall Pairing Notes Livestream Concert – Matt Kearney

Pour a glass of wine and stream Robert Hall Pairing Notes live with Nashville-based Mat Kearney. Kearney will entertain you with his creative passion, great music, and a toast to The Good Life. Well-Earned. Whether you’re looking to pour some rich, full-bodied red at a mellow dinner party or some crisp, fruity white at a more spirited gathering, you’ll have the ideal wine and the tunes to match.

Roll Out the Barrel

We will be showcasing a wine still in the barrel for our guests to taste in our Barrel Room patio. A local music duo will be playing live music during most of the event, and we will have a food truck on our property for food.

Schitt’s Creek @ Capo Creek Harvest Celebration

Get your Schitt’s Creek costumes on and feast, drink and be entertained with live music. Meet the owner/winemaker/chef Mary Roy and the rest of the family owners. Costume prizes awarded and premium wines served. Morning pick and grape sorting option is also available for ticket purchase.

Wine Road Tasting Pass… promo code!

Just log onto, click on the Tasting Pass link for all of the details. We even have a map to the participating wineries. The pass is $50 for the day, but with the promo code CAwinemonth, it’s only $25! Offer is good for Tasting Passes purchases Sept. 1-30. Each participating winery will offer either: 2 for 1 tasting, 10% off your wine purchase or FREE shipping on a case (continental US).

J. Wilkes CA Wine Month Special Offer

We’re celebrating California’s statehood (1850) and the state’s rich wine country history by giving you $18.50 off your next online order of 3 or more bottles of J. Wilkes wines. Please use discount code: CA1850 

Collective Art Show at Carr Winery with Live Music by Val Mar Records

Mark your calendars! We have another art show on the horizon, this time with a collective crew of 11 artists, and music by Val Mar Records. You won’t want to miss this event, happening Saturday, August 14th, 6-9pm at our Santa Barbara winery. Free Admission, 21+ Learn more about the artists, and event here:

Harvest Season Crushpad Tours

DESCRIPTION: Dive deep into our cider and winemaking process with a Crushpad Tour this harvest season! Our friendly and knowledgeable team will walk you through our crushpad, tank area and barrel room during active harvest activity. This tour is complimentary for guests who book morning tasting experiences. (Tours are 20 minutes. Walking on flat paved surfaces is required.) PRICE: Included with Tasting Experience Reservations OFFERED: Harvest Saturdays at 10:30am: September 11, September 18, September 25, October 4 (Book your 11am or 11:30am tasting experience) Harvest Wednesdays at 11:30am: September 15, September 22, September 29 (Book your 12pm or 12:30pm tasting experience)

Passport Sunday

Just in time for the upcoming harvest season, the 2021 Passport Sunday celebration will be from 11 am to 4 pm Aug. 8. Hosted by the Suisun Valley Vintners and Growers Association, eight venues with 12 different wineries will be participating, offering the best of their wine and specialty products to visitors.

BottleRock Napa Valley

Experience the best of Napa Valley wine, beer, music, art, and restaurants at BottleRock in Napa. This year’s acts include Guns N’ Roses, Foo Fighters, Megan Thee Stallion, and many more. (The festival is sold out, but you can find tickets on the event’s ticket exchange web page.)

Lodi Grape Festival

For over 80 years the people in San Joaquin County have been gathering to celebrate the grape harvest at the annual Lodi Grape Festival. What started out as a small food festival in downtown Lodi has now evolved into a four day event filled with great entertainment, food, vendors, grape and commodity murals, competitive exhibits, carnival, wine tasting, and so much more.

St. Vincent at Vina Robles

The most talked-about album of 2021 will be brought to life across the U.S. this fall as St. Vincent takes Daddy’s Home on the road for an extensive American tour, including a stop at Vina Robles Amphitheatre with special guest Spoon.

Livermore Valley Wine Auction

The 2021 Livermore Valley Wine Auction will be entirely new and fresh this year. Our intention is to celebrate the generosity, resilience, and strength of our community, safely and joyfully. Fall in Livermore Valley wine country is spectacular, and we will be embracing the outdoor beauty of our wine country garden party setting. Join us for an afternoon of sunshine, wine, camaraderie and giving.

1772 Dinner in the Mission

We can’t think of a better way to celebrate California Wine Month than paying homage to the wine history of California with a 1772 Dinner at Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa. On this evening of our inspiration and namesake’s 249th Anniversary, we will dine in the historic hall of the mission and revisit the legacy of winemaking in San Luis Obispo County. Join us for an unforgettable evening featuring our 1772 wines and Flagship Primera, paired with a culinary quest by Chef Ryan Fancher of OX & Anchor.

Best Shot: The Benatar Experience

Fronted by the incredible powerhouse vocals of Khristina Kay and with over 8+ years of experience performing Pat Benatar’s music, Best Shot – The Benatar Experience has developed an unmistakable replication of sound and performance. When Khristina hits the stage, she embodies the likeness and the tremendous vocal tones and dynamic presence of Pat Benatar herself.

Capitola Art & Wine Festival

Stroll the Festival and admire the talent of over 160 fine artists while sipping exceptional wines from 22 Santa Cruz Mountain wineries. Visit the Local Artisans Marketplace filled with locally handmade crafts and artisanal foods. The Festival Food Court offers a wide range of tantalizing options from oysters to Hawaiian Poke. The Kids Art & Music Area provides ongoing craft projects for the younger set, as well as musical play featuring MusicalMe. Enjoy fantastic entertainment all weekend, including local dance and performing arts groups, street performers, and live music.

Wine-Down Friday

Join us after hours for beautiful views, delicious wines by the glass or by the bottle, and awesome tunes from Brian Jeffrey! Reservations Required.

Saturday Supper Club

This month’s Zoom cook-along kit includes New York Strip Steak with Sweet Corn Succotash, perfectly paired with a bottle of unreleased 2018 Family Album Petite Sirah.