MANY events going on this weekend – Wine and Valentines Day are the perfect pairing!
Welcome to this week’s events in Sonoma Valley. (Calendar information courtesy of Sonoma Valley Vintners & Growers.) Please note this is Sonoma VALLEY, not the entire county. See the bottom of the blog for websites for more events throughout Sonoma and the Wine Road.
ROBLEDO FAMILY WINERY: CHOCOLATE AND WINE PAIRING
Tuesday, February 01 – Monday, February 14
Make your sweetheart fall in love with Robledo’s chocolate and wine pairing! Choose one of two flights for $5.00 (Free to “La Familia” wine club members). Indulge in a milk or dark chocolate truffle paired with Robledo’s 2005 Syrah, 2006 “El Rey” Cabernet Sauvignon and Port OR a white chocolate truffle paired with Robledo’s 2006 Moscato, 2008 Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc and White Port…..simply irresistible! Receive 10% off your entire purchase through February 14th.
GRAPES TO GLASS WINE EDUCATION
Tuesday, February 08: 5:30 pm – The Lodge at Sonoma
On Tuesdays, Sommelier Christopher Sawyer presents tasty wines – Annual Romantic Movie & Wine Pairings. Complimentary, www.carnerosbistro.com.
CARNEROS BISTRO CELEBRITY WINE BARTENDER NIGHT
Thursday, February 10: 6:30pm – 8:00 pm
Special guest Greg Nemrow of Audelssa Winery. Relax in Carneros Bistro & Wine Bar with host guest winemakers or proprietors discussing their wines. It’s as easy as rubbing elbows with the big shots and joining in some educational wine talk. Complimentary, www.carnerosbistro.com
RAVENSWOOD WINERY: SUITES FOR YOUR SWEET
Saturday, February 12 – Sunday, February 13: 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sweethearts Weekend! Cupid Strikes the heart of all loyal Zin Fans and treats them to a delicious Zinfandel Suite (a Late Harvest Zinfandel) along with a zinfully delicious chocolate truffle. Extra special tasting menu that is sure to delight you and your Sweetie for this Holiday of Love! Any Ravenswood fan wearing RED can enter a special drawing to be announced after the weeken $10 Contact: Kristin.firstname.lastname@example.org 707-933-2336 Roxanne.email@example.com 707-933-2323
KENWOOD VINEYARDS: CHOCOLATE AND WINE PAIRINGS
Saturday, February 12 – Sunday, February 13: 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
9592 Sonoma Highway (Highway 12), Kenwood, CA 95452
For more information call (707) 282-4228. www.kenwoodvineyards.com
ARROWOOD WINERY: NEW RELEASE WEEKEND
Saturday, February 12: 12:00 am – 4:00 pm
February’s new releases are a bundle of love! Celebrate Valentine’s Day weekend by enjoying the newest vintages of very limited 2006 Syrah, Kuljian Vineyard, 2006 Syrah, Arrowood Estate Vineyard and 2006 Syrah, Saralee’s Vineyard. $10 Guest, First in Line Wine Club Complimentary.
DEERFIELD RANCH WINERY: VALENTINE’S TASTING
Saturday, February 12 – Sunday, February 13: 10:30am – 4:30pm
Deerfield’s artisan wines paired with Robert’s handcrafted chocolate truffles. No better way to say “I love you”. Grand Room in the Cave, $15 per person, Club Members taste free. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org
GLORIA FERRER CAVES & VINEYARDS: VALENTINE’S DAY CONCERT
Saturday, February 12: Doors Open at 7:30 pm. Concert begins at 8:00 pm
Join Gloria Ferrer in a special Valentine’s Day performance by Flamenco guitarist Eric Symons and special guest Patrick Imbimbo, who is an international recording artist and performer specializing in flamenco and Spanish classical music. Event includes Dessert Buffet plus 2 glasses of award winning sparkling wine. Price $35 per person, $29.75 per person wine club members. email@example.com
ST. FRANCIS WINERY & VINEYARDS: VALENTINE’S WINERY DINNER
Saturday, February 12: 6:30 pm
Make Valentines Day memorable with a very special dinner at St. Francis. Celebrate with great wine and food as Executive Chef David Bush creates an exquisite menu for you and your special someone. Share an intimate candle lit experience, with each tantilizing course expertly paired with their premium Artisan Series wines. There’s no place quite as romantic as the rolling vineyard-covered hillsides of Sonoma Valley!
$125.00 Public, $99.00 Wine Club Members (+tax+gratuity) 888-675-WINE, firstname.lastname@example.org
BR COHN: CABERNET & CHOCOLATE PAIRINGS
Saturday, February 12 – Monday, February 14: 10 am – 5 pm
B.R. Cohn Winery (www.brcohn.com) is pleased to announce a special Valentine’s Weekend wine and massage pairing. February 12th, 13th and 14th and visitors to the winery will be treated to a flight of B.R. Cohn Cabernets, including the Silver Label Cabernet, Olive Hill Estate Cabernet and the Special Selection Cabernet along with The Perfect Pair of chocolate. The cost is $20/person, will be presented in the VIP Tasting Room and will include four other B.R. Cohn wine tastings. The massages will be located in the vineyard, sunny skies permitting, or in the poolside salon if raining.. The cost is $100/couple for 60 minute massages with reservations made through Vallerie Cohn at (707) 934-7400, although walk ins are welcomed if openings are available.
CARNEROS BISTRO: 5TH ANNUAL APHRODISIAC DINNER
Saturday, February 12 – Monday, February 14: 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm at Carneros Bistro at The Lodge at Sonoma
For the menu and reservations go to www.carnerosbisto.com/menus or call (707) 931-2042.
SCHUG WINERY: VALENTINE’S WEEKEND TASTING
Saturday, February 12 – Sunday, February 13: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Add a little sparkle to your Valentine’s weekend with some Schug “Rouge de Noirs”! Sample this perennial favorite paired with some of Chef Kristine’s delicious appetizers. $15.00 per person. Club members free plus 1 guest.
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TY CATON VINEYARDS & MUSCARDINI CELLARS VALENTINE’S NEW WINE RELEASE CELEBRATION OPEN HOUSE
Saturday, February 12: 11 am – 6 pm
No cost! Pick up your February 2011 wine club order and stay for the party. Enjoy nice light appetizers, fun music & excellent wines. Taste some of Ty’s newly released 2009 vintage wines, too! The party is co-hosted with Muscardini Cellars. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Ty Caton Vineyards & Muscardini Cellars Tasting Room, Kenwood Village Plaza, 8910 Sonoma Highway
LARSON FAMILY WINERY: VALENTINES DAY WEEKEND /FEB PICK UP PARTY
Saturday, February 12 – Sunday, February 13: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Bring your sweetheart out to indulge in some of Larson’s sweets. Serving Estate Sonoma Valley Cabernet Sauvignon paired with Three Lab Cab Chocolate Cabernet Sauce and Estate Carneros Chardonnay paired with chardonnay wine brittle.
AUDELSSA ESTATE WINERY: VALENTINE’S CHOCOLATES AND WINE PAIRING
Saturday, February 12 – Sunday, February 13: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Nothing says, “Be my valentine!” quite like chocolates and a great red wine. Get both of them at Audelssa’s new tasting room in Glen Ellen. Truffles from Wine Country Chocolates, infused with the 2007 Audelssa Cabernet Sauvignon, will be featured along with other locally-produced, artisinal chocolates paired with current release and library Audelssa wines. For more information call (707) 933-8514 or visit www.audelssa.com.
NICHOLSON RANCH: VALENTINE’S DAY LOVE MATCH
Sunday, February 13
A yearly favorite: Nicholson Ranch wines find their love matches in a delectable array of small plates, from appetizers to dessert, served at table in the Vintners Room. Mark your calendars now as, with so many repeat guests, this event fills up quickly! Price: $100.00, Wine Club: $ 95.00. www.nicholsonranch.com
- For other events in Sonoma Valley, go to the Sonoma Valley Vintners & Growers Calendar of events.
- For more events in North Sonoma, go to the Wine Road Calender of events.
- For a wide variety of events for all of Sonoma County, go to the Sonoma County Calendar.