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Sonoma has many distinctions, but here’s one to note: it grows more Pinot Noir than any other county in the state. Gourmet farm and vineyard dinners are common here, an expression of the area’s great wine, homegrown culinary culture and love of the great outdoors.

Sonoma County Wineries

110 wineries

Events in Sonoma County

Wine & Food Affair

2018-11-03

Multiple wineries along the wine road, Healdsburg

Address & Location:
90+ Wineries throughout Alexander, Dry Creek, Russian River Valleys, Healdsburg, CA 95448

Details: Wine & Food Affair ~ Tasting Along the Wine Road is the premier event for Wine Road – Northern Sonoma County! Join us for a weekend of wine and food pairing in the Alexander, Dry Creek and Russian River Valleys. All of the wineries participating will have a favorite winery recipe available online, which they will prepare both days for you to sample, along with the perfect wine. Tickets On Sale Now!

Lobster Feast

2018-09-08

Trentadue Winery, Geyserville

Address & Location:
19170 Geyserville Ave, Geyserville, CA 95441

Details: Join us at our Annual Lobster Feast! Enjoy your favorite Trentadue Wines while indulging in a family style feast of Maine lobster, prawns, Louisiana hot links, assorted vegetables and fresh baguettes.Stay after dinner for dessert and dance along to the tunes of The Poyntlyss Sistars Rockin' Show Band!  Tickets are $110 each for members*, $135 each for non-members. *Members receive two tickets at club price. Reservations required. Contact us at wineclub@trentadue.com or call 707-433-2768 to reserve your space today!

Flavors of Fall at Korbel!

2018-09-29

Korbel Champagne Cellars, Guerneville

Address & Location:
13250 River Rd., Guerneville, CA 95446

Details: Experience Fall at Korbel! Your ticket will admit you to sample selected Korbel California champagne paired with three delicious small bites, as well as a ride on our tram to tour our vineyards! We have two time frames to choose from, so come and relax. It’s a wine country day not to be missed! Tickets are non-refundable.

Vineyard Hike at AVV

2018-09-01

Alexander Valley Vineyards, Healdsburg

Address & Location:
8644 Highway 128, Healdsburg, CA 95448

Details: Get an insider's view exploring Alexander Valley Vineyards while tasting the wines where our grapes grow. After the hike, taste from the barrel in our cave and then relax and take in the views with a wine country boxed picnic lunch (vegan & gluten free options available). This is an easy walking tour, but there are hills and dirt trails. Reservations and 48 hour notice required. Allow 2 to 2 1/5 hours for complete tour and lunch.

Wine and Cheese Pairing at AVV

2018-09-01

Alexander Valley Vineyards, Healdsburg

Address & Location:
8644 Highway 128, Healdsburg, CA 95448

Details: Enjoy a special seated tasting on our tasting room deck. We've paired local artisan cheeses with four of most limited wines for this casual, yet elegant tasting. This is the perfect way to enjoy the best of wine country. Reservations required, 48 hour notice. Time needed for tasting: 1 hour Warning: food may contain dried fruit and nuts.

Winery and Cave Tour at AVV

2018-09-01

Alexander Valley Vineyards, Healdsburg

Address & Location:
8644 Highway 128, Healdsburg, CA 95448

Details: Visit Alexander Valley Vineyards and learn about our barrel aging program. You'll tour our working cave, taste young wines from the barrel and learn about valley namesake - Cyrus Alexander, the Wetzel family history, our estate vineyards and production methods - including our commitment to sustainable farming. Please note: Groups of 10 or more require reservations $15 per person. This is a 15-20 minute tour.

Harvest Party at AVV

2018-09-15

Alexander Valley Vineyards, Healdsburg

Address & Location:
8644 Highway 128, Healdsburg, CA 95448

Details: Experience the 2018 harvest season at Alexander Valley Vineyards. Start the day picking grapes, try your hand at old fashioned grape stomping, play a little bocce ball, tour our caves and then relax with live music and dancing. Continental breakfast, multi-course lunch menu and wine is included. Enjoy wine country's finest at the Wetzel Family Estate in Northern Sonoma County.

Kendall Jackson Harvest Celebration

2018-09-30

Kendall Jackson, Fulton

Address & Location:
5007 Fulton Road, Fulton, CA 95439

Details: Experience the abundance of harvest season, showcasing the best of Sonoma County, at Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate & Gardens’ second annual Harvest Celebration. Enjoy farm fresh produce straight from the garden, live cooking demonstrations from renowned chefs, unique plates from select local purveyors, dynamic educational seminars and demonstrations – featuring everything from wine blending to truffle hunting; barrel making to mozzarella stretching – outdoor painting sessions, live music, and of course, exceptional Kendall-Jackson wines!

Library Wine Weekend at Dutton Goldfield

2018-09-08

Dutton-Goldfield Winery, Sebastopol

Address & Location:
3100 Gravenstein Hwy North, Sebastopol, CA 95472

Details: In celebration of our 20th Anniversary Harvest, we have pulled out some truly amazing gems from our limited library. Dan Goldfield crafts wines that are great upon release, then age gracefully, opening up and adding complexity and elegance with time in cellar. With your Dutton-Goldfield ‘library card’ in hand, enjoy a splash of six wines: one old, one new from three single vineyard sites. How far will we go back? Come by and find out!

The 45th annual Gravenstein Apple Fair

2018-08-11

Ragle Ranch Park, Sebastopol

Address & Location:
500 Ragle Road, Sebastopol, CA 95472

Details: 45th annual Gravenstein Apple Fair will be held on August 11 and 12 in Ragle Ranch Park, Sebastopol. Enjoy a weekend of old-fashioned fun! There’s something for everyone, with live music on two stages, arts & crafts vendors, contests/activities, excellent local food, craft beer, cider, & wine. There will be numerous engaging venues, including the Children's Corner, Artisan Tasting Lounge, Do-It-Yourself Arena, and Life on the Farm. Discount tickets are available in advance by June 1st at Oliver's Markets and Copperfield’s Books locations and through the Farm Trails office: Adults (ages 13 and over) $12; Children (ages 6 to 12) $8.

Esprit du Rhône

May 18, 2018

Friday evening Longboard Vineyards; Saturday 30 Rhône producing wineries in Northern Sonoma County, Healdsburg

Time: Fri 6-8 pm; Sat 11-4 pm

Cost: $40 per day; $65 BOTH DAYS

Address & Location:
Wineries in Alexander, Dry Creek & Russian River Valleys, Healdsburg, CA 95448

Phone: (707) 433-4335

Email: debbie@wineroad.com

Website: www.wineroad.com

Details: Join us for our newest event ~ Esprit du Rhône, a weekend celebrating the spirit of the Rhône. Friday May 18 Join 20 winemakers for a casual walk-around tasting at Longboard Vineyards 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, $40 per person *Limited to 100 people Saturday May 19 Join 30 wineries throughout Alexander, Dry Creek and Russian River Valleys for their RHONE varietals. 11:00 am – 4:00 pm $40 per person Both days for $65.00

Mother's Day at Korbel!

May 13, 2018

Korbel Champagne Cellars, Guerneville

Time: 10:00-5:00

Cost: Free

Address & Location:
13250 River Rd., Guerneville, CA 95446

Phone: 707-824-7316

Details: All day in the Korbel wine shop, we will be celebrating moms! Complimentary roses will be handed out to moms while supplies last, and special discounts will be available on selected products throughout the wine shop. Also, Korbel’s gourmet delicatessen will be offering brunch specials to make your wine country Mother’s Day complete!

Spring Fling at Simoncini Vineyards!

April 13, 2018

Simoncini Vineyards, Healdsburg

Time: 11 am to 3 pm

Cost: Complimentary - By Appointment

Address & Location:
2303 West Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg, CA 95448

Phone: 707-433-8811

Email: SimonciniVineyards@yahoo.com

Website: www.simoncinivineyards.com

Details: Join Simoncini Vineyards for a complimentary Wine & Food Pairing to celebrate Spring. Sample our Estate Zinfandel Rosé, Russian River Sauvignon Blanc and Dan’s special blend Zinfandel paired with savory bites. By Appointment - April 13, 14 & 15, 2018 (707) 433-8811 SimonciniVineyards@yahoo.com No pets, infants or guests under age 21.

Mother's Day Vineyard Brunch

May 13, 2018

Emeritus Vineyards, Sebastopol

Time: 11:00am-1:00pm

Cost: $100

Address & Location:
2500 Gravenstein Hwy North, Sebastopol, CA 95472

Phone: 7078239463

Email: inquiry@emeritusvineyards.com

Website: emeritusvineyards.com

Details: Show your mom how much you love her by treating her to the quintessential wine country experience this Mother’s Day: a vineyard brunch at award-winning Emeritus Vineyards. We’ve enlisted the talented team at Pascaline to create a delicious three-course menu of fresh, local cuisine to perfectly complement a selection of our limited-edition Pinots. She’ll dine among the vines of our historic Hallberg Ranch, in the heart of the Russian River Valley. There’s no better way to celebrate moms!

Korbel's Mother's Day Dinner

May 12, 2018

Korbel Champagne Cellars, Guerneville

Time: 5:00

Cost: $75 members / $85 non-members

Address & Location:
13250 River Rd., Guerneville, CA 95446

Phone: 707-824-7316

Email: webstore.info@korbel.com

Website: www.korbel.com

Details: Tired of Mother’s Day brunch? Come join us for a fabulous Mother’s Day dinner featuring all things pink. We will be serving a decadent meal paired with a variety of our rosé and blush California champagnes. Dinner will take place in our private pool house, overlooking our famous champagne bottle-shaped swimming pool. Space is limited.

Earth Day Hike and Wine Tasting

April 22, 2018

Benziger Family Winery, Glen Ellen

Time: 10am-11:30am

Cost: $30

Address & Location:
Glen Ellen, CA

Phone: 800-989-8890

Email: wineclub@benziger.com

Website: www.benziger.com

Details: Chris Benziger will be leading a walk around our Sonoma Mountain ranch, sharing stories about the property, Biodynamic farming, and the history behind the vineyard. This will be a great way to celebrate Mother Earth and the beauty of this unique property in Glen Ellen. You can also enjoy a tasting of some some Estate Wines, including the Estate Sauvignon Blanc, Paradiso de Maria and the Flagship Biodynamic wine, Tribute. Hike and tasting will last roughly 90 minutes. As an optional add-on, extend your day by ordering lunch! For an additional $20 per person, Benziger will arrange a picnic lunch for you from Glen Ellen Market which you can enjoy on the Terrace, with wines by the bottle and by the glass also available for purchase. Please RSVP or purchase tickets by contacting our Wine Club Representatives at 800-989-8890 or wineclub@benziger.com

Enjoy a Wee Bit o’ Wine at O’Simoncini Vineyards

March 17, 2018

Simoncini Vineyards, Healdsburg

Time: 11 am to 3 pm

Cost: Complimentary-By appointment

Address & Location:
2303 West Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg, CA 95448

Phone: 7074338811

Email: SimonciniVineyards@yahoo.com

Website: www.simoncinivineyards.com

Details: Visit Simoncini Vineyards for a complimentary St. Patrick’s Day Wine & Food Pairing on Saturday, March 17th. Sample our Estate Zinfandel Rosé, “Select Zinfandel” and “Glorious” late-harvest Muscat Canelli paired with sweet and savory bites. By appointment (707) 433-8811 SimonciniVineyards@yahoo.com No pets, infants or guests under age 21.

Signature Sonoma Valley

April 6, 2018

Various Sonoma Valley Locations, Sonoma

Time: Varies

Cost: Varies

Address & Location:
Sonoma, CA 95476

Phone: 707-935-0803

Email: info@sonomavalleywine.com

Website: sonomavalleywine.com

Details: Signature Sonoma Valley is like no other wine event, an intimate and exclusive deep dive into the wines, terroir and people of Sonoma Valley’s historic wine region. Friday, April 6 IMMERSION | Vineyard Exploration + Lunch | 10:30AM-1:30PM Immersion takes you behind-the-vines at Sonoma Valley’s most iconic vineyards. IMMERSION SEMINAR: THE BIRTHPLACE OF CA WINE| Sonoma Square | 3PM | $50pp Discover some of the iconic vineyards and wineries that have played a role in Sonoma Valley’s winemaking history. WINE + DESIGN LUNCHES | 11:30AM-1:30PM An opportunity to experience exclusive properties and private homes, while showcasing a highly curated range of wines. ICON | Curated Wine Exploration & Dinner | Ram’s Gate Winery | 6PM Thirty top winemakers will share with you the wines that define winemaking right now in Sonoma Valley. Saturday, April 7 IMMERSION | Vineyard Exploration + Lunch | 10:30AM-1:30PMImmersion takes you behind-the-vines at Sonoma Valley’s Bedrock Vineyard. IMMERSION SEMINAR: PLACE MATTERS | Sonoma Square | 3PM Explore Sonoma Valley’s diverse vineyards that come together to create the distinctive wines the region is known for. WINE + DESIGN LUNCHES | 11:30AM-1:30PM Experience exclusive properties and private homes, while showcasing a curated range of wines. RETROSPECTIVE | Hanzell Vineyards | 2:30-4:30PM Join for a rare tasting showcasing the legendary vintages across multiple decades. LEGENDS | Dinner | 6PM Enjoy a meal with some of Sonoma Valley’s most exclusive and captivating wine legends. Sunday, April 8 BUBBLES + BRUNCH | Sonoma Square | 10AM-1PM Enjoy a wine country brunch paired with a curated range of sparkling offerings, most of which are only available locally.

Passport to Dry Creek Valley

April 27, 2018

Time: Varies

Cost: $25-$175

Address & Location:
CA

Website: www.drycreekvalley.org

Details: Sonoma Wine Country’s Premier Wine & Food Festival ft. 40+ Wineries. Tastings, food and wine pairings, and a vineyard tours highlighting how sustainability operates in the vineyards.

Vine to Glass - a Fun, Hands-on Lesson in Winemaking at Notre Vue Estate

March 24, 2018

Notre Vue Estate, Windsor

Time: 8am-11am

Cost: $50

Address & Location:
11010 Estate Lane, Windsor, CA 95492

Phone: 7074334050

Email: info@notrevueestate.com

Website: notrevueestate.com

Details: Become a vineyard and winemakng genius in just 3 hours! Notre Vue Estate Winemaker Michael Westrick and Estate Viticulturist Natalie Birch take guests through each step of the pruning and winemaking processes, complete with wine tasting! Impress your friends and dinner party guests with your knowledge of sur lie aging, malolactic fermentation, and what makes red wine the color red. Guests are encouraged to ask any and every question they have about the winemaking process. The final test involves creating a custom blend of Cabernet, Merlot and Petit Verdot.

Enjoy a Wee Bit o’ Wine at O’Simoncini Vineyards

March 17, 2018

Simoncini Vineyards, Healdsburg

Time: 11 am to 3 pm

Cost: Complimentary-By appointment

Address & Location:
2303 W. Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg, CA 95448

Phone: 707 433 8811

Email: SimonciniVineyards@yahoo.com

Website: www.simoncinivineyards.com

Details: Visit Simoncini Vineyards for a complimentary St. Patrick’s Day Wine & Food Pairing on Saturday, March 17th. Sample our Estate Zinfandel Rosé, “Select Zinfandel” and “Glorious” late-harvest Muscat Canelli paired with sweet and savory bites. By appointment (707) 433-8811 SimonciniVineyards@yahoo.com No pets, infants or guests under age 21.

Savor Sonoma Valley

March 17, 2018

Sonoma Valley, Glen Ellen

Time: 11 AM - 4 PM

Cost: $55 per person in advance

Address & Location:
13101 Arnold Drive, Glen Ellen, CA 95442

Phone: 707-431-1137

Email: josie@heartofsonomavalley.com

Website: www.heartofsonomavalley.com

Details: The Ultimate Barrel Tasting Experience in Sonoma Valley! Twelve Wineries throughout Kenwood and Glen Ellen will be pulling out all the stops creating an epic wine and barrel tasting experience. Join us as we spotlight our unbelievable variety of wine. Sonoma Valley truly offers something for everyone. Meet winemakers, sample barrel wines, taste current releases, mingle with wine lovers, and savor a wonderful wine country weekend.

Flavors of Spring

April 21, 2018

Korbel Champagne Cellars, Guerneville

Time: 10:30am-1pm

Cost: $20/members and $25/non-members

Address & Location:
13250 River Rd., Guerneville, CA 95446

Phone: (707) 824-7000

Email: webstore.info@korbel.com

Website: www.korbel.com

Details: Celebrate Earth Day and enjoy the opening day of our historic garden tours! Taking place amidst Korbel’s beautiful grounds, you have two time frames to choose from to enjoy three small bites paired with selected Korbel bubbles, a tram ride, and relaxing in our private event area. Spring time at the Korbel estate is not to be missed!

Passport to Dry Creek Valley - Sonoma Wine Country's Premier Wine & Food Festival

April 28, 2018

Dry Creek Valley - Sonoma Wine Country, Healdsburg

Time: 11am-4:30pm

Cost: $90-$135

Address & Location:
Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg, CA 95448

Phone: 707-433-3031

Email: info@wdcv.com

Website: www.drycreekvalley.org

Details: Passport to Dry Creek Valley is Sonoma Wine Country’s Premier Wine & Food Festival. At 40+ participating wineries throughout Dry Creek Valley, guests will enjoy elaborate themed parties with exquisite food and wine pairings and live entertainment. Guests can meet Sonoma County’s most renowned winemakers and chefs at world-famous wineries and boutique cult favorite. Tickets are sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Be part of a Dry Creek Valley tradition.

Budgeting & Financial Analysis for the Wine Industry Workshop

February 17, 2018

Green Music Center 1057, Rohnert Park

Time: 8:30 a.m.

Cost: $360

Address & Location:
1801 E. Cotati Ave, Rohnert Park, CA 94928

Phone: 707-664-3235

Email: winebiz@sonoma.edu

Website: commerce.cashnet.com

Details: This workshop will explore the essential components involved in developing a successful budget and forecasting methods, starting with a framework to understand strategic, business, and operational models. Throughout the workshop, students will explore various ways to analyze budgets, identify key performance indicators, and build reporting structures that will help any business professional make financial and budgetary decisions. Whether starting or expanding a wine business, this workshop will help change and improve the way you manage your financial operations.

Understanding the Numbers: An Intro to Wine Business Finance Workshop

February 3, 2018

Green Music Center 1057, Rohnert Park

Time: 8:30 a.m.

Cost: $360

Address & Location:
1801 E. Cotati Ave, Rohnert Park, CA 94928

Phone: 707-664-3235

Email: winebiz@sonoma.edu

Website: commerce.cashnet.com

Details: Students will learn how to read, interpret and improve the financial results of a winery using the case study method, and by completing group and individual activities. Attendees will gain new perspective of the drivers of financial success in the wine industry and how to impact them.

41st Annual Barrel Tasting 2nd Weekend

March 9, 2018

Wine Road, Healdsburg

Time: 11am-4pm both days

Cost: Advance Online Tickets $50 Weekend, $40 Sunday Only, $5 Designated Driver (plus tax/service fees)

Address & Location:
100+ Wineries throughout the Alexander, Dry Creek and Russian River Valleys, Healdsburg, CA 95448

Phone: 7074334335

Email: debbie@wineroad.com

Website: www.wineroad.com

Details: Members of the Wine Road would like to welcome you to our wineries and lodgings for an exciting weekend of wine tasting. 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.