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New Vintage of Giving Wine – 2018 Ocean Reserve

The 2018 Ocean Reserve is a special, limited production, vintage Blanc de Blancs. This is a giving wine: $5 of every bottle sold goes to Mission Blue, founded by renowned marine biologist Sylvia Earle, to help establish marine protected areas, called “Hope Spots,” safeguarding the blue heart of our planet. The goal is to protect 30% of our marine resources by 2030.

Legends of Merlot Harvest Dinner

Coinciding with October’s Merlot Month, this year’s theme is Legends of Merlot—an ode to the delicious varietal. This special evening will be held under the sparkling stars of Napa Valley and set against the backdrop of Markham’s stunning historic stone cellar. Enjoy an evening filled with delicious Merlot in your glass and enticing conversations with Markham Winemaker Kimberlee Nicholls, the winemaking team, and fellow lovers of Markham Merlot! The COVID-safe evening includes: Wine from the Markham Cellar, three-course wine dinner and Live music from the Suspects of Soul Reserve Tickets:

Saturday Sips & Sounds at Markham

We’ve got you covered with a laid-back wine country day of live music and fabulous wines … including our fan-favorite Merlots! Sit back, sip and relax at this month’s “Saturday Sips & Sounds,” featuring local Napa Valley musicians playing live from 2-4 pm in the beautiful outside courtyard of our historic stone cellar. We look forward to welcoming you! Featured Musician: Joe Brennan | IG: @Joe_Brennan_music Reserve: Book a winery experience in advance to reserve your spot Book a winery experience:

Saturday Sips & Sounds at Markham

Sit back, sip and relax at this month’s “Saturday Sips & Sounds,” featuring local Napa Valley musicians playing live from 2-4 pm in the beautiful outside courtyard of our historic stone cellar. We look forward to welcoming you! Featured Musician: David Ronconi | IG: @davidronconimusic Reserve: Book a winery experience in advance to reserve your spot Book a winery experience:

Medlock Ames Backyard Nights

Join us this summer to watch the sun go down during one of our Backyard Nights! Enjoy a relaxing Sunday afternoon of live music, wine, and food at our Alexander Valley tasting room. Tickets include a glass of Rosé. Grab a bottle from our tasting room team, a bite from a local food truck and pick a spot to settle in and enjoy. Wines by the bottle will be available for purchase. No outside alcohol is permitted. This is a first come, first serve event. Band and Food Truck Line-up: Oct. 24 featuring Bootleg Honeys and The Black Piglet.

Sonoma County Wine Auction

Raise your paddle and make a difference at the main event, to be held once again at the breathtaking La Crema Estate at Saralee’s Vineyard. Bid on exclusive auction lots from rare wine and once-in-a-lifetime trips to all-inclusive wine and culinary experiences in Sonoma County and around the world.

Silver Mountain Vineyards – Saturday Wine To-Go & Shipping

Silver Mountain Vineyards’ two tasting room locations are closed for tasting, but we are offering shipping and wine-to-go every Saturday from 12 to 3 pm at both locations.

Silver Mountain Vineyards
Phone: (408) 353-2278
Email: or

Winery @ The Summit
269 Silver Mountain Drive, Los Gatos, CA 95033
(408) 353-2278

Tasting Room @ Surf City Vintners
328-D Ingalls Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 421-2474

We are also offering case specials, see below:

Patrick’s Irish Green Sale:

$198/case for Public ($16.50/bottle!)
$176/case for Club ($14.67/bottle!)
Add $12 per case for a split case (6 bottles of one wine + 6 bottles of another)

Choose from five different wines by the case:

2015 Chardonnay, Tondré
2011 Pinot Noir, Tondré
2012 Pinot Noir, Miller Hill
2010 Alloy (Bordeaux-style blend) ~ limited quantities!
2013 Syrah

Enjoy fine wines while sheltering at home!

Thank you for your business!

The Lucas & Lewellen Vineyard Tour

Join us for our 15th annual Wine Club Tour of the expansive Lucas & Lewellen Vineyards. Guests meet at L&L for light hors d’oeuvres and wine tasting before shuttling through the Valley View, Goodchild, and Los Alamos Vineyards while our informative hosts entertain, educate, and pour wines from each featured vineyard. Stop for a tour of our Buellton winery and complete your day with a casual lasagna dinner at the Tasting Room. Only 40 seats available.

PinotFest 2018 at Farallon Restaurant in San Francisco

The extensive tasting of pinot noir from over 50 of Oregon and California’s best producers features sumptuous hors d’oeuvres to complement the wines and an opportunity to meet the winemakers.

In celebration of our 20th year, we’re offering a limited number of Early Bird VIP tickets to an exclusive, hour-long tasting of older, cellared pinot noir and special release wines before the Grand Tasting. Click on Tickets for more details.

Live Music at Carr Winery with OutOfTheBlue

Swing by to play a game of shuffle board, sip some wine and enjoy some rock n’ roll with OutOfTheBlue from 6-8 Friday evening!

Carr Winery, 414 N. Salsipuedes Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93103

Free admission, 21+

“Hailing from Santa Barbara, OutofTheBlue combines rock n’ roll, soul, reggae, blues & country for a low noise, high output show.”

Live Music at Carr Winery with Jason Campbell Band

Swing in for a glass of wine and stick around for live music from 6-8pm featuring the Jason Campbell Band. “Califunky” is what this Santa Barbara-based band has been called. Groove to their original, fun rock while you sip.

“Three musicians crafted a musical intersection of rock, country, and funk that resulted in a sound that is uniquely their own. Although their sound is difficult to define, it is undeniably accessible and infectious.”

Live Music at Carr Winery with Whesli

Join us for our weekly Friday Night Live Music series, this week featuring the band Whesli. Grab a seat on the patio and kickoff your weekend with wines by the glass and live music!

Free admission, 21+

“Indie, soul, and rock n’ roll, Whesli is a music duo based out of Los Angeles, California. They have been playing together since the spring of 2015.”

Live Music at Carr Winery with Sleeping Dogs

Who is ready for some Blues-Rock music this Friday night? Sleeping Dogs will be rockin’ the Carr Patio on November 2nd from 6-8pm! Come out to see this talent and enjoy empanadas and Carr wines by the glass.

Free admission, 21+

“Based out of Santa Barbara, hailing from Philly to Scandinavia to Venezuela to Raleigh, Sleeping Dogs is a blues-rock band with influence from ’60s rock to ’70s guitar classics The group entertains audiences from local bars to private party stages, and gigs range from the central coast through southern CA.

Wine Road’s Barrel Tasting Weekends

Join us as we celebrate our 42nd Annual Barrel Tasting wine event! This is your chance to sample wines from the barrel, talk to winemakers and explore the beautiful Alexander, Dry Creek and Russian River Valleys.

It’s all about the WINE…many wineries offer “futures” on their barrel samples. This is a chance to purchase wine now, often at a discount, then come back to the winery when the wine is bottled, typically 12-18 months from now. Many wines are so limited, buying futures is your only chance to purchase them.

SOMM 3 Premiere and Napa Valley Wine Pouring

Fred Dame, Steven Spurrier and Jancis Robinson meet in Paris to drink the rarest bottles of their careers, while seven of the best blind tasters in the world gather in NYC to settle an age-old argument – can the world’s finest Pinot Noirs stand up to the great Burgundies of France? The final selections stun the table. Master Sommelier Dustin Wilson brings the winning wines to Jancis, Steven and Fred in Paris. Like the 1976 Judgment of Paris, could the results have the same revolutionary effect and be the next ‘vinous shot’ heard round the world?

Painting Party with Katie Marie Artistry

Katie Bradbury Alva has been drawing, painting and dabbling in photography since she was 6 years old. People have always told her, “I wish you’d do something with your art. You’re so talented, don’t waste it.” So after a couple of very difficult years and getting motivation from her “Special Man Friend” (her boyfriend), Katie started to pursue her artistic vision.
She teaches Canvas & Cocktails at Vandenberg AFB and offers private home painting parties as well. Please contact her for booking information at 805-757-6649.

Master Class in Organic, Natural Farming + Grape Growing

At the San Diego Bay Wine + Food Festival you will learn how a holistic approach to farming along with biodiversity are crucial components to healthy and sustainable vineyards that will grow and produce for 60+ years, in this Master Class led by Ivo Jeramaz. You will also see how a myriad of living organisms work together to circumvent one of the biggest challenges in grape growing – preventing diseases and maintaining soil health.

Sommeliers Choice Awards

The competition will focus exclusively on the needs of on premise establishments such as bars, restaurants, lounges and clubs, making this competition fundamentally different from any other wine competition within the U.S.
The goal of the Sommeliers Choice Awards is simple: to provide experienced on premise buyers and sommeliers a valuable benchmark for understanding which wines would make a compelling addition to a wine list.
Judging Date: May 19-20, 2019

Exotic Wines of Lodi Blind Taste Challenge

The Lodi Appellation is quickly becoming one of California’s most dynamic and exciting winegrowing regions. Innovation and experimentation are flourishing as young winemakers descend upon this historic region to discover over 100 grape varieties growing in commercial production. This experimentation is leading to an incredible diversity and quality of wines being made. This session will test the taster – 8 exotic Lodi wines will be served blind. Attendees will challenge their tasting memory to guess the variety. Prizes will be awarded for best guessers or those willing to try.

Carr Winery Presents Halloween Night!


Join us for a bone chillingly fun evening with spooktacular wines, live music, costume contest and more in the haunted wine cave…..
Live music by Key Party
No pets please
414 N. Salsipuedes St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93103

Live Music On The Patio With Led Zecutive

Led Zecutive is a group of business executives and entrepreneurs from Santa Barbara witha passion for high-energy rock and roll. Mike Morse and Tom Banigan share the front-man duties and play guitar and bass, respectively Chris Helt is the percussionist and sings Cyrus Morici plays lead guitar The band takes an unapologetic approach to recreating classic hits by many legendary artists such as Jimi Hendrix, Cream, David Bowie, and Tom Petty to name a few Yes, the band does play some Zeppelin too!

Live Music On The Patio With Will Breman

Santa Barbara-based singer/songwriter Will Breman’s style is as eclectic as his background His musical upbringing began with voice lessons from his mother and teaching himself guitar Since then, Will has tried everything from screaming in metal bands to serenading at coffee shops, and most recently playing banjo in bluegrass groups and touring across the nation Will’s live performance has evolved over the years, and he currently uses a technique called “live looping” – a process where he records and plays back multiple instrument parts in real time, creating a “one man band” effect

Fall Release Party at Carr Winery

Join us to celebrate the harvest season and indulge in our newest wines. Be the first to sample our collection of fall release wines including the very limited 2015 Cabernet Franc Reserve, 2016 Whole Cluster Grenache, and 2016 Syrah.

Wine Club Members – your October club shipment will be ready for pick up as well, so be sure to bring your friends and join us for a great evening of sipping and socializing.

Wine Tasting – $15 Per Person
Club Members – Complimentary Tasting Free Admission, 21+

Live Music On The Patio With The Dulcie Taylor Band

Dulcie Taylor learned a hard music lesson at an early age – don’t leave your ukulele unattended in a porch chair at the beach Some clueless teenager can sit on it and smash it to bits The demise of her ukulele was a tough moment for ten-year-old Dulcie but that Christmas her Mother bought her a guitar and Taylor’s lifelong love of singing and songwriting began In hindsight, a grown-up Taylor sees the smashed ukulele as something of a blessing in disguise…after all, she has shared the stage with a long and impressive list of artists, including Jerry Lee Lewis.

Live Music On The Patio With TD Lind

Born 1972 in England. Moved to New York in 1991. Since then TD Lind has lived in Kentucky, London, LA, Provence (France) and currently resides in Ojai CA. 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 4 albums to critical acclaim. TD is currently releasing his 5th record titled Stone Fruit Blues backed by The California Feetwarmers, produced by two-time Grammy award winning producer Tim V Hutton.

Winemaker Series: Ridge Vineyards

Ridge Vineyards specializes in premium Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon and Zinfandel since 1965 and belongs to the most renowned and award winning wineries in the world. We are happy to welcome the team of Ridge Vineyards on Saturday. October 6 from 3-6pm at The Half Moon Bay Wine & Cheese Company.

Spring Mountain District Harvest Festival

Join our select group of vintners and winemakers from Napa Valley’s Spring Mountain District for a wine tasting of some of the decade’s most exciting vintages, past, present and future. Taste library wines, current releases and barrel samples with those most knowledgeable about the wines on hand for discussion. A robust and varied selection of Hors d’oeuvres will be offered to accompany the wines.

Live Music On The Patio With The Left Hand Lions

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.

The Grand Tasting at The San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival

The iconic weeklong San Diego Bay Wine + Food Festival culminates at the epic Grand Tasting located on the awe-inspiring San Diego Bay. Take part in SoCal’s biggest and most talked about foodie party, in a picture perfect celebration of everything delicious. Enjoy the view, feel the crisp ocean-breeze, and taste from over 60 celebrity chefs and restaurants, and hundreds of domestic and international wine, beer and spirit purveyors.

25th Annual Calaveras Grape Stomp

The 2018 Calaveras Grape Stomp, held in conjunction with the Gold Rush Street Faire, is celebrating it’s 25th Anniversary! Book your lodging now and make plans to come have some great food, enjoy award-winning Calaveras wine, explore the huuuge Street Faire, and of course, be a part of the best Grape Stomp in California. Register your team of two at or just come and spectate!

Taste of the Mountains Menlo Park

SCMWA presents the Taste of the Mountains Wine Walk on Saturday, December 1 in Downtown Menlo Park from 1-4:30pm. Enjoy wines from small, local boutique wineries of the Santa Cruz Mountains poured in various designated tasting locations up and down Santa Cruz Avenue. Check in for your wristband, glass, and a map of the pouring locations – then enjoy an afternoon of tasting and discovering. Purchase your favorites from the bottle booth and Stay downtown for a dinner or movie to follow! All ticket proceeds from the event will benefit the Menlo Park Atherton Education Foundation.