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Live Music at the Pool Cafe - Jul 16, 2016 - Aug 20, 2016

  • Time: 6:30pm
  • Cost: Free admission
  • Location: 300 Via Archimedes Geyserville, CA 95441
  • Contact: Guest Services
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  • Phone: 7078571442
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  • Details: Enjoy food and drinks by the Pool Cafe while listening to live musical entertainment. Our Pool Cafe will extend its hours so you can experience live music while drinking and dining in a beautiful outdoor setting. The Pool Cafe will remain open until 10pm for beverage service. No reservations are required and attendance is free for all guests. Schedule: July 16th: Ben Flanagan July 30th: Jonathan Devoto & Erin Greenwell August 6th: Ivy Hill August 20th: The Denalis

Library Wine Tasting at Dry Creek Vineyard - Aug 01, 2016 - Aug 31, 2016

  • Time: 10:30 am to 4:30 pm
  • Cost: $15
  • Location: Dry Creek Vineyard
  • Contact: Tasting Room
  • Email: concierge@drycreekvineyard.com
  • Phone: (707) 433-1000 ext 106
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  • Details: Founded in 1972, Dry Creek Vineyard celebrates its history of making fine wine in the Dry Creek Valley each August with an exclusive Library Wine Tasting. We open up our cellar and pull a selection of wines from years and sometimes decades gone past. This is an excellent opportunity for you to taste and buy wines that have been properly cellared for five, ten and even twenty years. There is a story in every bottle, and there is no better story time than this. Each year we taste through dozens of library wines, and this August we will be showing the best of the pack. Our Library Wine Flight will be available to the public for the entire month of August. Each Library Flight will consist of five wines and is available in the Dry Creek Vineyard Tasting Room. Wines are subject to availability and may change from week to week. Cost is $15 and is refundable with the purchase of $50 or more. For details on the Library Wines that will be available for tasting please call the tasting room after August 1st at 707-433-1000 ext 106

First Friday at Fog Crest Vineyard - Aug 05, 2016

  • Time: 5:00PM-7:00PM
  • Cost: Food and wine available for purchase
  • Location: 7606 Occidental Rd Sebastopol, CA
  • Contact: Oliver Heidhues
  • Email: info@fogcrestvineyard.com
  • Phone: 707/829-2006
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  • Details: August is the time of year to spend long warm evenings outdoors, gazing at stars and the moon, and toasting to friendship with good food and wine. Yup, that's First Friday at Fog Crest Vineyard and we can't wait to see you this month. Joe, the Green Grocer will be back with his super fresh and local ingredients put together into yummy dishes to pair with a glass or bottle of your favorite Fog Crest Vineyard wine. Menu offerings: Crispy Duck Tacos Heirloom Tomato BLT Grass Fed Beef Burger Sweet Potato Fries Please no outside food or drink at this event. E-mail info@fogcrestvineyard.com to make your reservations.

“Art and Science of Natural Wines” - Aug 06, 2016

  • Time: Saturday, August 6, 2016 4pm - 6pm
  • Cost: $35 per person, limited to 25 people
  • Location: Old World Winery
  • Contact: Peter Testi
  • Email: peter@oldworldwinery.com
  • Phone: 707.490.6696
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  • Details: What’s Old Is New Again Old World Winery & Darek Trowbridge “Art and Science of Natural Wines” Saturday, August 6, 2016 4pm - 6pm Old World Winery, 850 River Road, Fulton CA 707.490.6696 $35 per person, limited to 25 people We will be sampling at least 8 wines paired with small bites. 20% off all wines! To reserve space please use this PayPal link: paypal.me/oldworldwinery or email peter@oldworldwinery.com Darek Trowbridge, owner and pastoral winemaker will be taking us on a journey to explore the New (Old) field of ‘Natural Wines and Natural Winemaking’. Embracing century old techniques learned from his grandfather, Lino Martinelli, Darek is one of the leaders in the field of “Natural Wines” in Northern California. Darek Trowbridge has more than 20 years of “hands on” experience in the art and science of vineyard management, grape production and wine making, and draws on a 100 year family history of growing grapes and making wine in Sonoma County. “Naked (natural) wine is wine stripped down to its basics...wholesome, exciting, provocative, living sensual, and pure” Isabelle Legeron, MW, author of Natural Wine

Nola Day - Aug 06, 2016

  • Time: 11:30 - 3:30
  • Cost: Free
  • Location: 4791 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg
  • Contact: Nancy Beeken
  • Email: nancy@papapietro-perry.com
  • Phone: 707 433 0422
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  • Details: Save the date for doggy fun with Nola, our adorable winery dog. Our little Nola is on the cover of a special edition of Wine Dogs of California. Come meet her and her owner (who is also one of our owners) Renae Perry on Saturday, August 6th from 11:30 to 3:30. Have Nola "autograph" your book and take a picture with her. Proceeds from sales of the book on that day will go to the Canine Companions for Independence. Our tasting room will of course be open pouring our wonderful Pinots as well. Come join us!

Peterson Summer Open House- a day of birds - Aug 06, 2016

  • Time: 3:30-7p.m.
  • Cost: $20 Club Members $30 Non-Club
  • Location: Peterson Winery- 4791 Dry Creek Rd. Bldg. #7
  • Contact: Emily Peterson
  • Email: emily@petersonwinery.com
  • Phone: (707) 431-7568
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  • Details: Come out to Peterson Winery to enjoy a day of birds! The Sonoma County Bird Rescue center will be here at 3:30 with a handful of their resident rescue birds. Say hello, get a picture, and learn about these native creatures. We will be pouring our bird label wines, and 10% of sales of the day will benefit this local organization. After, join us for a casual but scrumptious BBQ dinner, prepared by the one and only, Fred Peterson.

Dutton-Goldfield Summer Sausage Sizzle & Syrah - Aug 06, 2016

  • Time: 11am-3pm
  • Cost: $25 for Tasting & BBQ, waived with three bottle purchase
  • Location: 3100 Gravenstein Hwy. N, Sebastopol, CA 95472
  • Contact: Nicole Kosta
  • Email: nicole@duttongoldfield.com
  • Phone: 707-861-9460
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  • Details: Celebrate summer with our annual barbecue and syrah party (oh, and it’s also national mustard day - who knew!) from 11am to 3pm on Saturday August 6th. Taste our fantastic current releases, then enjoy our delicious cool climate syrah with some great artisan grilled sausages while you soak in the sunshine on our patio. The tasting is complimentary with your 3 bottle purchase, otherwise $25, which includes the bbq.

Food & Wine at Old World Winery - Aug 06, 2016

  • Time: Saturday, August 6, 2016 4pm - 6pm
  • Cost: $35 per person, limited to 25 people
  • Location: Old World Winery
  • Contact: Peter Testi
  • Email: peter@oldworldwinery.com
  • Phone: 7074906696
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  • Details: What’s Old Is New Again Old World Winery & Darek Trowbridge “Art and Science of Natural Wines” Saturday, August 6, 2016 4pm - 6pm Old World Winery, 850 River Road, Fulton CA 707.490.6696 $35 per person, Space is limited. We will be sampling at least 8 wines paired with small bites. Including 2009 Chardonnay...a well aged white Burgundy. 2014 Pink Wine… a classic Rose, dry and tart. 2009 Syrah...blueberries, fresh fruit and balanced. 2013 “Abundance”...Chianti like, a pasta friendly wine. 20% off all wines! To reserve space please use this PayPal link: paypal.me/oldworldwinery or email peter@oldworldwinery.com Come with us as we explore the New and Old field of Natural Wines. Embracing century old techniques learned from his grandfather, Lino Martinelli, Darek is one of the leaders in the field of “Natural Wines” in Northern California.   Darek Trowbridge has more than 20 years of “hands on” experience in the art and science of vineyard management, grape production and wine making, with a family history of vineyards and wines 100 years old. “Wine is sure proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy” Benjamin Franklin

Taste Destination 128 Open House Wine & BBQ - Aug 13, 2016

  • Time: 11-4
  • Cost: General $40 • Wine Club $35 • Designated Driver $15
  • Location: Alexander Valley Vineyards, Hanna, Field Stone, Medlock Ames & White Oak
  • Contact: Denise Gill
  • Email: Denise@avvwine.com
  • Phone: 707-433-7209
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  • Details: You are invited to visit five family wineries: Alexander Valley Vineyards, Field Stone, HANNA, Medlock Ames and White Oak in the heart of the renowned Alexander Valley - where Cab is King and meat is cooked lean!

Rodney Strong Summer Concert Series: Dave Koz and David Sanborn - Aug 13, 2016

  • Time: 5:00pm
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  • Location: Rodney Strong Vineyards
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  • Phone: (707) 431-1533
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  • Details: Saturday, August 13 Dave Koz and David Sanborn Side By Side Saxophonist Dave Koz has received nine Grammy nominations, nine No. 1 jazz albums and is honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. David Sanborn, one of the most commercially successful American saxophonists, has released an astounding 24 albums and won six Grammy Awards. Together, they share the stage for an evening of extraordinary jazz. Tickets on sale now! Call the Rodney Strong Tasting Room Box Office: (707) 431-1533 or send an email to: info@rodneystrongconcertseries.com. Call

Director’s Great Movies – Wine Release - Aug 13, 2016

  • Time: 11am – 5pm
  • Cost: $10; Free for Members
  • Location: 300 Via Archimedes Geyserville, CA 95441
  • Contact: Guest Services
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  • Phone: (707) 857-1471
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  • Details: On August 13th, our West Tower will be transformed into a movie set, giving you a behind-the-scenes look at cinematic lifestyle. During your visit, guests can enjoy a tasting flight of our three new wines, each featuring a different label paying tribute to classic films and directors that Francis Ford Coppola admires. Guests at this behind the curtain release will be among the first not only to taste the wine, but to discover what movies are featured on the labels of this special bottling. Flights are $10 per person, complimentary for members, and no reservations are required. One $10 tasting fee will be waived for every 2 bottles purchased in your party.

Starlight Supper at Jordan - Aug 13, 2016

  • Time: 7:30-10:30pm
  • Cost: $200 per person
  • Location: Jordan Winery
  • Contact: Maribel Soto
  • Email: rewards@jordanwinery.com
  • Phone: 800-654-1213
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  • Details: Experience an enchanting, epicurean evening under a starry sky. Hosted on the Winery Chateau lawns, this second-annual event will feature a four-course dinner by our chef, which will showcase the bounty of our garden and other local purveyors paired with a selection of Jordan vintages. This unforgettable affair is replete with live entertainment and expert-guided stargazing during the Perseids meteor shower.

Sommelier Saturday Vineyard Stroll, Tasting & Brunch - Aug 13, 2016

  • Time: 10am
  • Cost: $65, $50 for Wine Club Members
  • Location: 14640 Morelli Lane, Sebastopol CA 95472
  • Contact: Nicole Kosta
  • Email: nicole@duttongoldfield.com
  • Phone: 707-861-9460
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  • Details: Get going early with the best of fitness & education and some indulgence with our summer Saturday vineyard strolls and tastings with our sommelier Nicole Kosta. Dust off the hiking boots and bring your palates to truly experience a taste of the Russian River Valley in the vineyard where the wines came from. Get the inside scoop and learn about the soil, vines and geography of the area and taste some amazing Dutton-Goldfield wines. After the walk, enjoy a seated tasting of our current releases and a tasty brunch. Vineyard tour and tasting is $65 per person, or $50 per wine club member. For reservations contact Nicole at Nicole@duttongoldfield.com.

Blues in the Vineyard - Aug 13, 2016

  • Time: 12 to 4
  • Cost:
  • Location: 4055 W Olivet Road, Santa Rosa CA 95401
  • Contact:
  • Email: visit@pellegrinisonoma.com
  • Phone: 7075458680
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  • Details: Join us for a little music amongst the vines! Tickets include a glass of wine and barbecue lunch. More details to follow! Stay tuned!

A Little Street Music featuring The THUGZ - Aug 14, 2016

  • Time: 3-6
  • Cost:
  • Location: Taft Street Winery, 2030 Barlow Lane Sebastopol, CA
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  • Email: tastingroom@taftstreetwinery.com
  • Phone: 707 823 2049
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  • Details: A Little Street Music continues August 14 with The THUGZ. Time Traveling is not for everyone. But if you can summon up the courage to breeze through that rip in the Cosmos, you might want to celebrate the High Life with the irrepressible THUGZ Almost all the folks in the West County and beyond are familiar with their music, magic and style, and the tireless way, one set after another, they musically forge ahead, playing as one and transforming the people who return to hear them again and again. They’re timeless, they’re original, and what they play is part of the Thugz character – an extension of who they collectively are. The events are free. The Tasting Room opens at 11am, with music from 3pm to 6pm. Bring a lawn chair and a picnic; all of our Tasting Room exclusives are available for purchase by the glass or bottle. Outside alcoholic beverages are prohibited. Enjoy the summer – Taft Street Style.

Rodney Strong Summer Concert Series: The B-52's - Aug 17, 2016 - Sep 17, 2016

  • Time: 5:00pm
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  • Location: Rodney Strong Vineyards
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  • Phone: (707) 431-1533
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  • Details: September 17th The B-52's It is well known that the B-52s are The World’s Greatest Party Band. And thirty six years and over twenty million albums into their career, there can be no doubt as to why they remain one of rock music’s most beloved and enduring bands. As they take their party-music revolution into the 21st century the B-52s show no signs of slowing down, serving up their own unique blend of music and showmanship to millions of fans around the world. Tickets on sale now! Call the Rodney Strong Tasting Room Box Office: (707) 431-1533 or send an email to: info@rodneystrongconcertseries.com.

Fridays in Forestville - Aug 19, 2016

  • Time: 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
  • Cost: $30
  • Location: Front St in Forestville, CA
  • Contact: Andy Farriester
  • Email: andy@josephjewell.com
  • Phone: 7078201621
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  • Details: Come taste the bounty of downtown Forestville on Friday, August 19th from 5:30-7:30pm as Wine Guerrilla, Jigar Wines and Joseph Jewell Wines partner with neighboring restaurants Canneti Roadhouse Italiana, Backyard and Twist Eatery for an unforgettable evening of wine and food. Chefs from each restaurant will feature a seasonal appetizer paired perfectly with a glass of wine at each of the participating tasting rooms. Tickets are $30 and guests may check in at any of the three participating tasting rooms to begin their Friday in Forestville. *Tickets are non-refundable

Matchmaker - Aug 20, 2016

  • Time: 1:30pm
  • Cost: $65 per person, $50 per member
  • Location: 300 Via Archimedes Geyserville, CA 95441
  • Contact: Guest Services
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  • Phone: 7078571471
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  • Details: Learn the science behind your sense of taste. Guests will be guided through various tasting exercises that demonstrate how to identify different flavors in food. Then learn how balancing these flavors affects the relationship between food and wine. Want to have your favorite Chardonnay with a juicy steak? We’ll teach you how! This tasting experience lasts approximately 1½- 2 hours, and reservations are required.

10th Anniversary Party - Aug 20, 2016

  • Time: 5:30 pm
  • Cost: $50
  • Location: 9990 Dry Creek Road, Geyserville, CA 95441
  • Contact: Erin Meyer
  • Email: erin.meyer@sbragia.com
  • Phone: 707 473 2992 x29
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  • Details: Celebrate 10 years of Sbragia Family Vineyards, Luau style! Join us for a casual party on the terrace with the Sbragia family and staff, wine-by-the-glass and bottle specials, and all you can eat Hawaiian BBQ. Ticket includes entrance, food and one glass of wine; a limited number of tickets will be available at the door.

Rodney Strong Summer Concert Series: Huey Lewis and The News - Aug 21, 2016

  • Time: 5:00pm
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  • Location: Rodney Strong Vineyards
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  • Phone: (707) 431-1533
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  • Details: Sunday, August 21 Huey Lewis and The News Huey Lewis and The News is one of America’s great rock ‘n’ roll bands. The band’s contagious brand of music has outlasted countless trends and is as fresh today as ever. Formed in 1979, the band continues to entertain audiences worldwide, selling more than 20 million albums in the process. They’ve earned their place on the pop history map. Tickets on sale now! Call the Rodney Strong Tasting Room Box Office: (707) 431-1533 or send an email to: info@rodneystrongconcertseries.com.

Wine and Beer Dinner - Aug 24, 2016

  • Time: 6:30 pm
  • Cost: $65
  • Location: 9990 Dry Creek Road, Geyserville, CA 95441
  • Contact: Erin Meyer
  • Email: erin.meyer@sbragia.com
  • Phone: 7074732992 x29
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  • Details: It is common wisdom that wine pairs with food, but beer does so just as well! Spend an evening exploring different beer styles and wine varietals as Sbragia Family Vineyards and NorCal Beer Geeks partner to host a dinner where each course comes with beer and wine to pair. Pick sides, compare and contrast – the battle for the best pairing is on! Catered by Alec Graham of Valette Healdsburg.

Birds & Bubbles Lunch in the Vineyards - Aug 26, 2016

  • Time: 12:00pm
  • Cost: $75
  • Location: Kokomo Winery
  • Contact: Lindley Foss
  • Email: lindley@kokomowines.com
  • Phone: 7074330205
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  • Details: Join us for an encore date of our Birds & Bubbles Lunch in the Vineyards! This is a fantastic opportunity to experience food and wine done the Kokomo way in the peaceful setting of the vineyard. This event will be held on Friday, August 26th from 12-3pm, and will feature a scrumptious lunch in the midst of Timber Crest Vineyards where we will pair Backyard Restaurant's famous mouthwatering Fried Chicken with our Sparkling Blanc de Blancs. Tickets are $75/person and available on a first come first served basis until August 19th. This event sells out very quickly so be sure to order yours today!

Sommelier Saturday Vineyard Stroll, Tasting & Brunch - Aug 27, 2016

  • Time: 10am
  • Cost: $65, $50 for Wine Club Members
  • Location: 14640 Morelli Lane, Sebastopol CA 95472
  • Contact: Nicole Kosta
  • Email: nicole@duttongoldfield.com
  • Phone: 707-861-9460
  • Visit website
  • Details: Get going early with the best of fitness & education and some indulgence with our summer Saturday vineyard strolls and tastings with our sommelier Nicole Kosta. Dust off the hiking boots and bring your palates to truly experience a taste of the Russian River Valley in the vineyard where the wines came from. Get the inside scoop and learn about the soil, vines and geography of the area and taste some amazing Dutton-Goldfield wines. After the walk, enjoy a seated tasting of our current releases and a tasty brunch. Vineyard tour and tasting is $65 per person, or $50 per wine club member. For reservations contact Nicole at nicole@duttongoldfield.com.

2012 Sofia Méthode Champenoise Release Event - Aug 27, 2016

  • Time: 11am-5pm
  • Cost: Complimentary
  • Location: 300 Via Archimedes Geyserville, CA 95441
  • Contact: Guest Services
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  • Phone: (707) 857-1471
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  • Details: Our newest sparkling wine, Sofia Méthode Champenoise, features the same bubbly personality of Sofia Blanc de Blancs. Méthode Champenoise is the traditional method used to produce sparkling wine in the Champagne region of France, where secondary fermentation takes place entirely in the bottle. Fruity and refreshing, Sofia Méthode Champenoise is a blend of Pinot Blanc, Muscat, and Riesling. Hints of white flowers and citrus are balanced by flavors of stone fruit and peaches, all leading to a vibrant, bubbly finish. No reservations are required. Call us at (707) 857-1471 for more information.

West Wines Library Wines and Cheese Pairing August 27-28 - Aug 27, 2016 - Aug 28, 2016

  • Time: 11:00am - 4:00 pm
  • Cost: $20- waived with library wine purchase
  • Location: West Wines Tasting Room
  • Contact: Carol Carone
  • Email: carol.carone@westwines.com
  • Phone: 7074332066
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  • Details: You will experience four vintages of Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve starting with 2009 and ending with 2006. We pair the wines with gourmet cheeses.

Tasting in the Dark - Aug 27, 2016

  • Time: 1pm
  • Cost: $75 per person; $52.50 for Wine Family
  • Location: 300 Via Archimedes Geyserville, CA 95441
  • Contact: Guest Services
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  • Phone: (707) 857-1471
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  • Details: Join us for a fascinating wine tasting that explores how flavors and aromas in wine are accentuated by simply turning off the lights. Guests are blindfolded and led to our Winemaker’s Lab for the tasting, which is hosted by Hoby Wedler, a blind graduate student from UC Davis. It's a unique and unforgettable tasting experience perfect for any wine lover. Reservations Required. 2 hours, including tasting of four (4) wines.

Tasting in the Dark - Aug 27, 2016

  • Time: 1pm
  • Cost: $75 per person; $52.50 for Wine Family
  • Location: 300 Via Archimedes Geyserville, CA 95441
  • Contact: Guest Services
  • Email:
  • Phone: (707) 857-1471
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  • Details: Join us for a fascinating wine tasting that explores how flavors and aromas in wine are accentuated by simply turning off the lights. Guests are blindfolded and led to our Winemaker’s Lab for the tasting, which is hosted by Hoby Wedler, a blind graduate student from UC Davis. It's a unique and unforgettable tasting experience perfect for any wine lover. Reservations Required. 2 hours, including tasting of four (4) wines

A Little Street Music featuring One Grass, Two Grass - Aug 28, 2016

  • Time: 3-6
  • Cost:
  • Location: Taft Street Winery, 2030 Barlow Lane Sebastopol, CA
  • Contact:
  • Email: tastingroom@taftstreetwinery.com
  • Phone: 707 823 2049
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  • Details: A Little Street Music continues August 28 with One Grass Two Grass. One Grass Two Grass delivers high energy, hard driving, fun loving, old-timey, new-timey, good-timey, California string band music. Through richly lyrical, naturally inspired originals cushioned by a bed of old mountain tunes and the occasional stomping classic rock number, their unique sound is expressed as a mesh of yesterdays established protocols with the need to bring strings to the times in their own exciting way. Standing on the shoulders of the contemporary movement powered by The Old Crow Medicine Show, The Devil Makes Three, and The HackensawBoys, One Grass Two Grass forge their own style of this folk meets old-time meets rock meets bluegrass craze. The events are free. The Tasting Room opens at 11am, with music from 3pm to 6pm. Bring a lawn chair and a picnic; all of our Tasting Room exclusives are available for purchase by the glass or bottle. Outside alcoholic beverages are prohibited. Enjoy the summer – Taft Street Style.

Italian Harvest Tour - Aug 28, 2016

  • Time: 8:30am-2:30pm
  • Cost: $200 per person; $160 per Member
  • Location: 300 Via Archimedes Geyserville, CA 95441
  • Contact: Guest Services
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  • Phone: 7078571471
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  • Details: Experience the 2016 harvest with this hands-on adventure! Begin the day with coffee and a light breakfast overlooking the Alexander Valley. Afterwards, you’ll pick grapes as the morning mist rises over the vineyard and enjoy Brix sampling, test barrel and tank samples, punch down grapes in our open-top fermentors, and sample fermenting juice. Complete your day with a winemaker Q&A session and an exclusive 3-course lunch at our restaurant RUSTIC. Limited to 8 people per date and reservations are required.

Local Tuesdays - Aug 30, 2016 - Dec 27, 2016

  • Time: 11 am-4 pm
  • Cost: 0
  • Location: Soda Rock Winery
  • Contact: Diana Biegel
  • Email: diana@sodarockwinery.com
  • Phone: 707-433-3303
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  • Details: Soda Rock has created a special 'locals' day for those living in Sonoma County that would like to enjoy a complimentary tasting and 10% off your wine purchases! We look forward to your visit!