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24th Annual

Wine & Food Affair

50 Wineries!

November 5-6, 2022

Tickets On Sale NOW

2022 Ticket Prices: Weekend $125, Sunday Only $95, Designated Drivers $25

We do not have Saturday Only Tickets.

NO TICKETS SOLD AT THE DOOR
Advance Ticket Sales Will End October 31st 7:00pm

Reservations are not required at each winery this year (yeah!).

You will need to select your check-in winery to start, and get your glass, wristband and then you are off and running to any of the participating wineries, for the weekend.

This year we are excited to say, a couple of wineries have something special planned for Friday, November 4th night, to kick off the weekend.

Also, throughout the weekend several wineries are featuring a little event “spotlight” for you. From vineyard tours to meeting the chef or winemaker.  Details ..to the right

Saturday and Sunday our wineries will offer wine and food pairings for their guests.

Each winery will offer 3-4 wines for tasting when you visit.

View RECIPES from prior years – you can search by winery, main ingredient or the wine for pairing…happy cooking!

Wineries marked with an asterisk * are NOT able to accept groups of 8 or more people. The ticket order page will not accept orders of 8 or more.

PLEASE DO NOT RENT A BUS AND TRAVEL IN LARGE GROUPS, WINERIES WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ACCOMMODATE YOUR PARTY.

Refund Policy

This event is non-refundable. If for any reason the event is cancelled, all ticket buyers will be issued a credit, which may be used toward a future Wine Road event. Refunds will not be issued.

Thank You To Our Event Sponsors

 

Pure Luxury Transportation

 

 

Friday Night Events and Spotlight Events

Leading up to and during the event weekend, enjoy these special events at our Participating Wineries!

Friday Night Events

Live Music at Baldassari Wines
Date: Friday, November 4, 2022
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Location: Baldassari Wines, 9058 Windsor Road, Windsor
Live music (no cover) at the Baldassari Wine Lounge, Friday, November 4th, from 6-8 PM featuring the Rains, a local Sonoma County husband and wife duo from Santa Rosa, CA, featuring Folk, Country and Country Rock music. Provided is a link to their Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/therainsharmony/.

BBQ at Viszlay Vineyards
Date:  Friday Nov. 5, 2021
Time:  6:00pm – 8:00pm
Location: Viszlay Vineyards, 851 Limerick Lane, Healdsburg
Cost: $99 per person
Phone: 707-481-1514
Email: info@viszlayvineyards.com
Description: John Viszlay will fire up his grill and treat his guests (limited to 12 people) to fillet, heirloom vegetables, from the raised beds surrounding the winery and appetizers. Great wines to round out this casual wine country dinner.
Reservations Here: ViszlayVineyards.com

Sunset Cabernet Library Tasting with Winemaker at West Wines
Date: Friday, November 4, 2022
Time: 4:30pm -6:00pm
Location: West Wines Tasting Room, 1000 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg
Price: $75 per person
Join us for an exclusive opportunity to taste some of our first vintages of Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve paired with appetizers. Winemaker Katarina will open bottles from vintages 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006. Cabernet Sauvignon is the foundation of Bordeaux wines known for their aging potential of 30-40 years or more. Our first vintages of West Cabernet Sauvignon continue to age beautifully, and we will be opening a few bottles for this occasion. Seating for this event will be limited to 20 people.
Reserve Your Spot Here

Spotlight Events 

Balletto Vineyards ~ 5700 Occidental Rd, Santa Rosa
Saturday and Sunday at 1:00pm
Vineyard Tour
Vineyard tour of BV property with special insights from our knowledgeable staff regarding the challenges and joys of winemaking in the Russian River Valley. The final stop will over look the BV ‘Dream Field’. Duration – 30 minutes. BOB tram limited to 8 guests.

Francis Ford Coppola ~ 300 Via Archimedes, Geyserville
Saturday: 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Meet the Chef
Meet Chef Tim Bodell to hear how he relies on his expertise to recreate Francis Ford Coppola’s cherished family recipes, how he was able to convince the winery to pull out a vineyard to plant a culinary garden, and what recipes he’s planning for his family this holiday season!

Francis Ford Coppola ~ 300 Via Archimedes, Geyserville
Sunday: 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Meet the Winemaker
Drop by to meet Winemaker Andrea Card, and hear a behind the scenes account of the 2022 Harvest, find out what her favorite wines are this season, and ask her the questions you’ve always wanted to ask a Winemaker! Plus, she’ll have a pen in hand, in case you’d like to have any bottles signed. (They also make a great holiday gift!)

Hook & Ladder Winery ~ 2134 Olivet Rd, Santa Rosa
Saturday at 12:00pm
Harvest 2022 Recap
Meet our winemaker, Jason De Loach, hear about harvest 2022, then take this opportunity to have him sign your favorite bottle.

J. Rickards Winery ~ 24505 Chianti Rd, Cloverdale
Saturday 1:00pm
Vineyard Talk with Jim Rickards
Take a walk through history with Jim Rickards where he’ll share the story of our 1908 Brignole Vineyard and why those 114 years of farming make our Old Vine Zinfandel so special.

Mengler Family Wines ~ 834 McClelland Drive, Windsor
Saturday and Sunday 12:00pm
Food Talk with Mengler
Join us as we do an in depth discussion of our Viognier food pairing experience.

Merriam Vineyards ~ 11650 Los Amigos Road, Healdsburg
Saturday and Sunday at 1:00pm
Estate Vineyard and Winery Tour
Our host will show you around our organic estate vineyards and through our winery and cellar.

Orsi Family Vineyards ~ 2306 Magnolia Drive, Healdsburg
Saturday and Sunday at 12:00pm
Meet the Winemaker
Fireside chat with our Winemaker, Dick Schultz. Dick will be perched next to a roaring fire ready to answer any and all questions about his methods for creating old-world style Italian wines right here in Dry Creek Valley.

Pech Merle Winery ~ 21001 Geyserville Avenue, Geyserville
Saturday and Sunday at 12:00pm
Direct from owner, Bruce Lawton – How to Build a Wine Cave!
Meet Proprietor of Pech Merle & National Span, Bruce Lawton as he walks you through the process of building a Precast Wine Cave!

Ramazzotti Wines ~ 21015 Geyserville Ave, Geyserville
Saturday and Sunday 1:00pm
Meet the Winemaker
Meet winemaker Joe Ramazzotti, hear about Harvest 2022, then take this opportunity to have him sign your newly purchased bottle of Ramazzotti wine.

West Wines ~ 1000 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg
Sunday 1:00 – 1:30 pm
Aging Wine in the Barrel and Bottle
Aged wine can offer a heightened tasting experience, however for the casual wine drinker, many questions might arise. Winemaker Katarina Bonde will walk you through various aging processes, provide recommendations and answer your questions.

Refund Policy

This event is non-refundable. Refunds will not be issued.

FAQ’s

1. Is my registration/ticket transferable to another person? Yes, all they need is a copy of your PDF Ticket and they must check in at the winery you chose to start at.

2. Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? Either print it or show it on your phone and your photo ID for age verification.

3. The name on the registration/ticket doesn’t match the attendee. Is that okay? Yes that is fine, as long as they have a copy of your pdf Ticket and a valid ID when checking in.

4. Can I switch my starting Winery? We cannot change your starting location. You must check in at the winery you chose at registration.

5. Can a Designated Driver be under 21 years old? Designated Drivers must be 21 or older.

 

2022 WINE & FOOD AFFAIR ~  PARTICIPATING WINERIES

 

Event Map Here

2022 Participating Wineries

Wineries marked with an * indicates no groups of 8 or more.

Alexander Valley Vineyards *
Amista Vineyards *
Baldassari Wines *
Balletto Vineyards
Bellacana Vineyards *
Bowman Cellars
Bucher Wines *
Carol Shelton Wines
Colagrossi Wines *
Coyote Sonoma
D’Argenzio Winery *
DeLoach Vineyards *
deLorimier Winery *
Due Ruscelli Vineyards *
Dutton Estate Winery *
EHRET *
Ektimo Wines *
Foppiano Vineyards *
Francis Ford Coppola Winery
GC Lurton Estates -Acaibo *
Hook & Ladder Vineyards and Winery
J. Cage Cellars *
J. Rickards Winery *
Kokomo Wines *
Landmark Vineyards Hop Kiln Estate *
Limerick Lane Cellars
Longboard Vineyards
Martinelli Winery *
Matrix Winery *
Mazzocco Sonoma *
Mengler Family Wines *
Merriam Vineyards *
Notre Vue Estate Winery and Vineyards *
Orsi Family Vineyards *
Pech Merle Winery
Pezzi King Vineyards *
Ramazzotti Wines *
Rockpile Vineyards *
Roth Estate *
Selby Winery
Soda Rock Winery
Stephen & Walker *
Sunce Winery
Trattore Farms & Dry Creek Olive Company
Truett Hurst Winery
Viszlay Vineyards
VML Winery
West Wines *
Wilson Winery *
Zouzounis Wines

 

Wine & Food Affair Map 2021

WINE & FOOD AFFAIR EVENT MAP

 

Harvest Moon Winery

Date: Nov. 5, 2021

Time:  5:30pm

Location: Barrel Room at Harvest Moon, 2192 Olivet Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95401

Price: $50 per person

Brief description: Join us for an evening reception in our barrel room featuring the newest release of our Savage Zinfandel. This Estate wine has gained a growing fan base with its fruit forward flavors and cocktail wine style wowing the pallet. Our winemaker, Randy Pitts, will be pulling some additional wines from our cellar. Street tacos and appetizers will complement this delicious cult wine. It’s going to be a wild night!

LINK to purchase tickets: It’s Going To Be A Wild Night

Colagrossi Wines – Happy Hour with the Winemaker

Date: Nov 05, 2021

Time: 5:30-6:30 / 6:30-7:30

Specify your time when making your reservation.

Location: Colagrossi Wines 7755 Bell Road, Windsor,Ca 95492

Price: $45.00 / person

Contact: Craig Colagrossi

Email: colagrossiwines@yahoo.com

Phone: 707-529-5459

Reservations

Details: Join us for a casual and intimate wine & food experience. Taste our boutique lineup of hand-crafted, artisan wines and specially paired bites with winemaker Craig Colagrossi at his on-site production facility. As always, Craig will be sneaking into the barrel room to share some samples of what the future has to offer you. The perfect causal night and lite fare to kick off your wine and food weekend!

 

West Wines

Date: Nov. 5, 2021

Time: 5:00-6:30pm

Location: West Wines Tasting Room

1000 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg CA

Price: $65 per person

Description:

Join us for an exclusive opportunity to taste some of our first vintages of Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve paired with appetizers. Winemaker Katarina will open bottles from vintages 1999, 2002, 2003 and 2005.

Cabernet Sauvignon is the foundation of Bordeaux wines known for their aging potential of 30-40 years or more. Our first vintages of West Cabernet Sauvignon are aging beautifully and we will be opening a few bottles for this occasion.

This sunset tasting will take place on Friday, November 5th at the West Wines tasting room from 5:00-6:30pm. Seating for this event will be extremely limited.

Link:  Cabernet Event Reservations

 

Rita’s Block Vertical Tasting with the Winemaker

Date: Nov. 5, 2021

Time: 4:00-6:00pm

Cost: $50 per person

Location: Mengler Family Wines Tasting Lounge

834 McClelland Drive in Windsor

Contact: Dave Batt

Email: wine@menglerwine.com

Phone: 707 620 0175

Make Your Reservation Here

Details: Enjoy seven vintages of our signature wine, Rita’s Block, with winemaker Chris Mengler. We will also offer some appetizers from some of our great local restaurants to complement this great experience. This special event is limited to 10 guests.

 

 

Twilight Reception at CAST Wines

Date: Nov 5, 2021

Time: 5:00-7:00pm

Cost: $45 per person

Location: Cast Wine

8500 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg, CA

Contact: Eric Fox

Email: eric@castwines.com

Phone: 707-431-1225

Click for reservations/tickets

Details: Please join CAST Wines for a twilight reception outdoors at our estate winery in beautiful Dry Creek Valley from 5-7pm. Guests will enjoy our beach, patio and exclusive terrace, all overlooking the vineyards and sunset with tastes of four of our wines along with small bites. Wines planned include our Sparkling Blanc de Noirs, Grenache Blanc, Old Vine Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon. Space is limited to 50 guests. No children or pets at this event please.

 

Pending

2022 Food Pairings 

These are all of the participating wineries and the pairings they will be serving.

Please note (*) indicates no groups of 8 or more.

2022 Participating Wineries 

Event Map Here

Alexander Valley Vineyards *
Beef Bourguignon with 2020 Merlot
8644 Highway 128, Healdsburg
707-433-7209 avvwine.com
* Requests No Groups of 8 or More

Amista Vineyards *
Mushroom Cauliflower Bolognese Crostini 
3320 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg
707-431-9200 amistavineyards.com
* Requests No Groups of 8 or More

Baldassari Wines *
Italian Sausages with Marinara
9058 Windsor Road, Windsor
707-837-5327 bfwwine.com
* Requests No Groups of 8 or More

Balletto Vineyards
Greek Inspired Lamb Meatballs
Vegetarian Option: Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms
5700 Occidental Road, Santa Rosa
707-568-2455 x101 ballettovineyards.com

Bellacana Vineyards *
Flatbread Pizza
9071 Windsor Road, Windsor
707-360-7474 bellacanavineyards.com
* Requests No Groups of 8 or More

Bowman Cellars
Fancy Loaded Tater-Tots
9010 Graton Road, Graton
707-827-3391 bowmancellars.com

Bucher Wines *
Turkey Slider with Bucher Pinot Noir Cranberry Relish
1200 American Way, Windsor
707-484-5162 bucher.wine
* Requests No Groups of 8 or More

Carol Shelton Wines
Braised Short Rib Ragu over Garlic Mashed Potatoes
3354-B Coffey Lane, Santa Rosa
707-575-3441 carolshelton.com

Colagrossi Wines *
Tati’s Lasagna
7755 Bell Road, Windsor
707-529-5459 colagrossiwines.com
* Requests No Groups of 8 or More

Coyote Sonoma
Seared Beef Crostini with Arugula, Pesto and Red Pepper Relish
44F Mill Street, Healdsburg
707-385-9137 coyotesonoma.com

D’Argenzio Winery *
Pesto Prosciutto Pizza
1301 Cleveland Avenue, Santa Rosa
707-546-2466 dargenziowine.com
* Requests No Groups of 8 or More

DeLoach Vineyards *
Butternut Squash Soup with Crème Fraiche and Artisan Bread
1791 Olivet Road, Santa Rosa
707-755-3300 deloachvineyards.com
* Requests No Groups of 8 or More

deLorimier Winery *
Ribeye Tacos with a Corn Salsa
2001 Highway 128, Geyserville
707-857-2000 delorimierwinery.com
* Requests No Groups of 8 or More

Due Ruscelli Vineyards *
Pulled Pork Sliders
994 Limerick Lane, Healdsburg
707-473-8089 dueruscelli.com
* Requests No Groups of 8 or More

Dutton Estate Winery *
Charcuterie and Cheese paired with our Estate Russian River Valley red and white wines!
8757 Green Valley Road, Sebastopol
707-829-9463 duttonestate.com
* Requests No Groups of 8 or More

EHRET *
Hillside Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon Dark Chocolate Truffle
422 Healdsburg Avenue, Healdsburg
707-537-5000 ehretwinery.com
* Requests No Groups of 8 or More

Ektimo Wines *
Gourmet Popcorn
4950 Ross Road, Sebastopol
707-827-3008 ektimowines.com
* Requests No Groups of 8 or More

Foppiano Vineyards *
Turkey Cranberry Sliders
12707 Old Redwood Highway, Healdsburg
707-433-7272 foppiano.com
* Requests No Groups of 8 or More

Francis Ford Coppola Winery
Wood Grilled Lamb, Calabrian Chili and Fennel Risotto
300 Via Archimedes, Geyserville
707-857-1471 francisfordcoppolawinery.com

GC Lurton Estates -Acaibo *
Veal Marengo
422 Healdsburg Avenue , Healdsburg
707-791-0943 acaibo.com
* Requests No Groups of 8 or More

Hook & Ladder Vineyards and Winery
Hawaiian Chicken and Vegetable Kababs paired with Hook & Ladder “off-dry” Gewurztraminer – Vegetarian option available
2134 Olivet Road, Santa Rosa
707-526-2255 hookandladderwinery.com

J. Cage Cellars *
Spring Rolls from Tomi Thai
834 McClelland Drive, Windsor
707-318-6323 jcage.com
* Requests No Groups of 8 or More

J. Rickards Winery *
Vegetarian Lentil Curry over Basmati Rice 
24505 Chianti Road, Cloverdale
707-367-7741 jrwinery.com
* Requests No Groups of 8 or More

Kokomo Wines *
Kokomo Winery’s Midwest Sloppy Joes paired with 2021 Dry Creek Zinfandel
4791 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg
707-433-0200 kokomowines.com
* Requests No Groups of 8 or More

Landmark Vineyards Hop Kiln Estate *
Mini Tacos
6050 Westside Road, Healdsburg
707-433-6491 landmarkwine.com
* Requests No Groups of 8 or More

Limerick Lane Cellars
Beef Sliders, Grilled Cheese Sandwiches and Roasted Butternut Squash Soup from Chef Dan Lucia
1023 Limerick Lane, Healdsburg
707-433-9211 limericklanewines.com

Longboard Vineyards
Wood-Fired Pizza with a Mediterranean flair
5 Fitch Street, Healdsburg
707-433-3473 longboardvineyards.com

Martinelli Winery *
Sugo of Eggplant on Focaccia
3360 River Road, Windsor
707-525-0570 martinelliwinery.com
* Requests No Groups of 8 or More

Matrix Winery *
Jambalaya
3291 Westside Road, Healdsburg
707-433-1982 matrixwinery.com
* Requests No Groups of 8 or More

Mazzocco Sonoma *
Hearty cold-weather Beef Soup paired with one of our new release Zins
1400 Lytton Springs Road, Healdsburg
707-433-3399 mazzocco.com
* Requests No Groups of 8 or More

Mengler Family Wines *
Vegetarian Spring Rolls paired with Viognier 
834 McClelland Drive, Windsor
707-620-0175 menglerwine.com
* Requests No Groups of 8 or More

Merriam Vineyards *
Korean Pulled Pork Sandwiches with a Creamy Asian Slaw on a Hawaiian Roll
11650 Los Amigos Road, Healdsburg
707-433-4032 merriamvineyards.com
* Requests No Groups of 8 or More

Notre Vue Estate Winery and Vineyards *
Renee’s Mashtinis paired with Notre Vue GSM red blend
11010 Estate Lane, Windsor
707-433-4050 notrevueestate.com
* Requests No Groups of 8 or More

Orsi Family Vineyards *
Regionally Inspired Wood-Fired Pizza
2306 Magnolia Drive, Healdsburg
707-732-4660 orsifamilyvineyards.com
* Requests No Groups of 8 or More

Pech Merle Winery
Grilled Chicken Adobo and Shout Hallelujah Potato Salad
21001 Geyserville Avenue, Geyserville
707-891-3015 pechmerlewinery.com

Pezzi King Vineyards *
Beef Bourguignon
412 Hudson Street, Healdsburg
707-473-4310 pezziking.com
* Requests No Groups of 8 or More

Ramazzotti Wines *
Margherita Pizza by Diavola
21015 Geyserville Avenue, Geyserville
707-814-0016 ramazzottiwines.com
* Requests No Groups of 8 or More

Rockpile Vineyards *
Fresh Creamy Herb Polenta with a Sausage and Mushroom Ragu
206 Healdsburg Avenue, Healdsburg
707-433-9206 rockpilevineyards.com
* Requests No Groups of 8 or More

Roth Estate *
Sauvignon Blanc Braised Sausage and Peppers paired with Reserve Sauvignon Blanc
10309 Chalk Hill Rd, Healdsburg
707-836-7030 rothwinery.com
* Requests No Groups of 8 or More

Selby Winery
Susie’s Almost-Famous Chocolate Dessert paired with the World Famous 2019 Bobcat Reserve Zinfandel
215 Center Street, Healdsburg
707-975-0988 selbywinery.com

Soda Rock Winery
Braised Short Ribs with Roasted Root Vegetables
8015 Highway 128, Healdsburg
707-433-3303 sodarockwinery.com

Stephen & Walker *
Masa Harina Waffle with Berries and Crème Fraiche
243 Healdsburg Avenue, Healdsburg
707-431-8749 trustwine.com
* Requests No Groups of 8 or More

Sunce Winery
Turkish Lamb Kabobs paired with 2020 Grenache
1839 Olivet Road, Santa Rosa
707-526-9463 suncewinery.com

Trattore Farms & Dry Creek Olive Company
Farmer’s Family Chili and Cheddar Cornbread!
7878 Dry Creek Road, Geyserville
707-432-7200 trattorefarms.com

Truett Hurst Winery
Beef Bolognese Crostini paired with Red Rooster Zinfandel
5610 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg
707-433-9545 truetthurstwinery.com

Viszlay Vineyards
Wine country BBQ Pulled Pork Slider with Zesty Coleslaw, paired with 2017 Five Vines
851 Limerick Lane, Healdsburg
707-481-1514 viszlayvineyards.com

VML Winery
Carnitas Taco paired with Earth Pinot Noir
5610 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg
707-431-4404 vmlwine.com

West Wines *
Butternut Squash Soup with Truffle Oil and Crostini
1000 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg
707-433-2066 westwines.com
* Requests No Groups of 8 or More

Wilson Winery *
Wilson Tri-Tip
1960 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg
707-433-4355 wilsonwinery.com
* Requests No Groups of 8 or More

Zouzounis Wines
Miniature Sausage Rolls from Windsor’s award winning BurtoNZ Bakery paired with Zinfandel and Petite Sirah.
7680 Bell Road, Windsor
707-431-7945 zouzouniswines.com