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|DATE / TIME||EVENTS / INDUSTRY||LOCATION|
|Feb 17, 2012-|
Feb 20, 2012
12:00AM - 12:00AM
|7th Annual VinOlivo Weekend|
Join more than 60 wineries and 25 top restaurateurs in Sonoma Valley during President's Day weekend for a chance to enjoy all that Sonoma Valley Wine Country has to offer.
VinOlivo has expanded over an entire weekend! Join more than 60 wineries and 25 of top restaurateurs in Sonoma Valley during President’s Day weekend for a chance to enjoy all that Sonoma Valley Wine Country has to offer! It includes a Grand Tasting on Friday from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.; a winery tasting pass; a winemaker dinner series and an online auction. Tickets for each are available at www.sonomavalleywine.com.
VinOlivo Grand Tasting
Presented by The Lodge at Sonoma, VinOlivo is a gala celebration and feast for the senses!
Enjoy all that Sonoma Valley wine country has to offer:
- Sip Sonoma Valley's best wines as you get to know the personalities behind the wine
- Ignite your Taste Buds with Culinary Delights from more than 25 of Sonoma's finest restaurateurs, caterers, and artisans
- Sample savory olives from the Olive Bar
- Enjoy the seductive Port Wines
- Experience the Pommes Frites and Sparkling Wine Bar
- Entertain your senses with one of the hottest DJs in town
- Remember every wine you try at VinOlivo with a FREE mobile App from Second Glass
Akóma Zoúme at Mountain Terraces Vineyard ~ Annadel Estate Winery ~ Audelssa Estate Winery ~ B. R. Cohn ~ Bartholomew Park Winery ~ Beltane Ranch ~ Bennett Valley Cellars ~ Benziger Family Winery ~ Buena Vista Winery ~ Ceja Vineyards ~ Chateau St. Jean ~ Dane Cellars ~ Enkidu Wines ~ Eric K. James ~ Eric Ross Winery ~ GlenLyon Vineyards & Winery ~ Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards ~ Haywood Estate ~ Highway 12 Vineyards & Winery ~ Hoffman Family Cellars ~ Idell Family Vineyards ~ Imagery Estate Winery ~ Kaz Winery ~ Keating Wines ~ Kenwood Vineyards ~ Larson Family Winery ~ Lasseter Family Winery ~ Ledson Winery and Vineyards ~ Little Vineyards Family Winery ~ Loxton Cellars ~ MacLeod Family Vineyard ~ MacRostie Winery and Vineyards ~ Muscardini Cellars ~ Nicholson Ranch ~ Paradise Ridge Winery ~ Petroni Vineyards ~ R2 Wine Company ~ Ravenswood Winery ~ Robert Hunter Winery ~ Roche Carneros Winery ~ Roessler Cellars ~ Schug Carneros Estate Winery ~ Sebastiani Vineyards & Winery ~ Sojourn Cellars ~ Spann Vineyards ~ St. Francis Winery & Vineyards ~ Talisman Wines ~ Tin Barn Vineyards ~ Two Amigos Wines ~ Ty Caton Vineyards ~ Valley of the Moon Winery ~ Viansa Winery & Marketplace ~ Wellington Vineyards ~ Westerhold Family Vineyards
Participating Restaurants and Artisans:
Café 522 ~ Carneros Bistro & Wine Bar ~ El Dorado Kitchen ~ Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa/Santa Restaurant ~ HelloCello ~ Hopmonk Tavern ~ Krave Jerky ~ Mamma Tanino's Ristorante ~ Meritage Martini Oyster Bar & Grill ~ Murphy's Irish Pub ~ Olive and Vine ~ Ramekins ~ Sonoma Market & Glen Ellen Village Market ~ St. Francis Winery & Vineyards ~ The Epicurean Connection ~ the girl and the fig ~ The Olive Press ~ The Red Grape ~ The Strudel Guy ~ The Vineyard Inn ~ Wild Thyme ~ Wine Country Chocolates
For more information call 707-935-0803 or visit www.sonomavalleywine.com.
The VinOlivo online auction returns once again offering special and unique Sonoma Valley winery and vacation experiences, as well as the most outstanding and unique wines of Sonoma Valley! This is your chance to get the “insider’ perspective” from Sonoma Valley’s vintners and growers! The VinOlivo auction begins on January 17 and closes February 21. To place your bids, visit: www.biddingforgood.com/VinOlivo2012.
VinOlivo Tasting PassThe VinOlivo Tasting Pass gives you special access to over 40 Sonoma Valley wineries! Pass holders will receive a menu of special offers that differ from winery to winery including complimentary tastings, discounted wine purchases, barrel tastings or winery tours.
3-Day Tasting Pass*
Saturday, February 18 – Monday, February 20
Participating Wineries throughout Sonoma Valley
$50 per person
1-Day Tasting Pass*
Select the day you plan to use your ticket: Saturday, February 18 – Monday, February 20
Participating Wineries throughout Sonoma Valley
$25 per person
Akóma Zoúme at Mountain Terraces Vineyard ~ Arrowood Vineyard & Winery ~ Audelssa Estate Winery ~ Bartholomew Park Winery ~ Benziger Family Winery ~ B. R. Cohn Winery ~ Buena Vista Winery ~ Chateau St. Jean ~ Deerfield Ranch Winery ~ Enkidu Wines ~ Eric K. James ~ Eric Ross Winery ~ GlenLyon Vineyards & Winery ~ Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards ~ Imagery Estate Winery ~ Kaz Winery ~ Keating Wines ~ Kenwood Vineyards ~ Larson Family Winery ~ Little Vineyards Family Winery ~ Loxton Cellars ~ Muscardini Cellars ~ Nicholson Ranch ~ Paradise Ridge Winery ~ R2 Wine Company ~ Ravenwood Winery ~ Roche Carneros Winery ~ Roessler Cellars ~ Schug Carneros Estate Winery ~ Sebastiani Vineyards & Winery ~ Sojourn Cellars ~ Spann Vineyards ~ St. Francis Winery & Vineyards ~ Tin Barn Vineyards ~ Two Amigos Wines ~ Ty Caton Vineyards ~ Valley of the Moon Winery ~ Viansa Winery & Marketplace ~ Wellington Vineyards
Special offers differ from winery to winery and some are by appointment only. One ticket is needed for each person tasting. The 1-Day Tasting Pass is only valid for one day that you select between February 18 - February 20.
*Pass does not include all wines at wineries but a selection of wines valid with this offer.
*Hours vary at each winery.
*Groups with over 6 guests will be charged additional tasting fees, at the discretion of participating wineries.
*You must be 21 years or older to participate.
VinOlivo Winemaker Dinner Series
Sonoma evenings are made for sharing a bottle of wine, lingering over a plate of fresh local cuisine and creating lasting friendships. At these intimate winemaker dinners, you’ll share the evening with the winemakers whose creations have earned international acclaim. Paired with the stellar culinary creations of a local chef (perhaps the winery’s own), any dinner you select promises to be a classic wine country evening to remember.
GlenLyon Vineyards & Winery
6:00pm, $85 per person
Suzy and Squire Fridell of GlenLyon Vineyards & Winery are rolling out the red carpet for an evening filled with all the fun, flavor and frivolity that these professional performers and devoted winemakers can serve up. After decades as renowned entertainers, Suzy and Squire settled into the Sonoma County good life, founding GlenLyon Vineyards & Winery on 26 bucolic acres in the heart of Glen Ellen. Join them for sips and starters before dining on an exquisite multi-course meal in the Main House paired with their beloved, award-winning wines. An evening with Suzy and Squire promises many surprises – be prepared for an exciting taste of tempting wines, exquisite cuisine and exemplary entertainment in a spectacular setting.
Idell Family Vineyards
6:00pm, $85 per person
Idell Family Vineyards grows premier Chardonnay and Syrah grapes in Sonoma Valley and Sonoma Coast appellations. The evening dinner will feature a selection of Idell Family Vineyards wines and a delicious dinner highlighting local cuisine. Sheana Davis, of Sonoma’s Epicurean Connection, will present a four-course dinner featuring many local ingredients. Sheana is a noted cheese maker, cheese educator and caterer who specializes in “Farm to Table” food. Join Idell Family Vineyards for an exceptional evening in Sonoma Valley!
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