All Posts Tagged With "Wine"

Taste of Sonoma

Top Wine Event Taste of Sonoma
Certainly, Sonoma’s top wine event of the year, Taste of Sonoma.  Sonoma State University hosts wine and food lovers to sample delicious wines and savory cuisine from top vintners and chefs.  Insightful wine seminars guide you through different varietals, terroir, and fermentation techniques involved in viticulture. Over 120 participating wineries showcase their prized pours and themed lounges offer limited edition and reserve wines.  In addition, a marketplace opens for a …

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Experience Alexander Valley

Experience Alexander Valley
Experience Alexander Valley is a 2-day festival of intimate, behind the scenes experiences such as hikes with winemakers, cooking classes, and blending seminars.  Tickets will be available soon here. In the meantime, we encourage you to book your accommodations early. Stay in one of our luxury vacation rentals and head to the festival! We want your vacation experience to be more than a getaway. Enjoy wine tasting tours to a …

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North Coast Wine & Food Festival

North Coast Wine and Food Festival
North Coast Wine & Food Festival guests savor over 90 Gold and Silver Medal Wines from five California counties.  Meanwhile, 25 chefs from restaurants like Zazu Kitchen & Farm, Chalkboard, Perch & Plow, Tisza Bistro, Mateo’s Cocina Latina.  Also, tasting stations with mushroom, cheese, cupcake, doughnut and caviar choices. Plus, Celebrity chef John Ash and Sonoma Family Meal are hosting an ongoing interactive food experience during the day. Attendees must …

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Spring Vineyard Hike at Jordan Winery 5/10 or 5/11

Spring Vineyard Hike at Jordan Winery
Embark on a spring vineyard hike through the beautiful Jordan Estate, home of Jordan Vineyard and Winery.  Begin the day with a continental breakfast to fuel your four-mile journey. Start and end at the winery and weave through hills, valleys, woods, and meadows with elevation change of 300 feet.  This moderate Sonoma County hike reveals the breathtaking views of mountains and wine regions. Take a break at the top of …

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Spring Vineyard Hike at Jordan Winery 4/26 or 4/27

Spring Vineyard Hike at Jordan Winery
Embark on a spring vineyard hike through the beautiful Jordan Estate, home of Jordan Vineyard and Winery.  Begin the day with a continental breakfast to fuel your four-mile journey. Start and end at the winery and weave through hills, valleys, woods, and meadows with elevation change of 300 feet.  This moderate Sonoma County hike reveals the breathtaking views of mountains and wine regions. Take a break at the top of …

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Sommelier — much more than a wine steward

Sommelier
Wine geeks share a language of their own. What exactly does it mean when a wine expert describes a wine as crunchy, chunky, or chewy? Okay, you know what chewy means, but … chewy wine? Instead of trying to decipher the qualities of a wine that is muscular or tight, leave it to the sommelier. What is a sommelier? Dictionaries describe a sommelier (pronounced suh MUL yay) as a wine steward, but the job …

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Passport Weekend Countdown — your ticket to Wine Country

Passport Weekend in Wine Country
The annual Passport to Dry Creek Valley is a weekend wine extravaganza. And it’s coming up Saturday and Sunday, April 27 and 28. Wineries go all out for Passport Weekend, now in its 30th year. If you love wine, you need to know about this favorite wine event. Passport Weekend 101 This casual, upscale weekend is about immersing yourself in the good life of Sonoma Wine Country. There are hundreds …

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Great Sonoma Crab and Wine Fest

Great Sonoma Crab and Wine Fest
The 30th Annual Great Sonoma Crab and Wine Fest is the premier Crab and Wine event of the North Bay Area! Join over 1,400 leaders from the agriculture and business communities in support of scholarships, education programs and youth activities. This fun and exciting evening has received rave reviews and is perhaps the largest crab feed in Sonoma County. One of the year’s best events includes an impressive silent and …

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Sonoma Barrel Tasting 2019 — enjoy a wine tasting adventure!

Barrels of wine
Don’t miss Wine Road’s 2019 Barrel Tasting event in Sonoma County. This is your chance to sample wines from the Alexander, Dry Creek, and Russian River valleys. But this isn’t like your typical wine tasting experience. Barrel tasting happens only once a year Each spring, the grapes that were harvested the prior year, usually late summer through fall, are ready for sampling. Winemakers regularly taste test their barrels during the …

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