Feb 02, 2011-
Nov 08, 2011
Quarterly seminars will cover garden tips, beekeeping and more
Event Description

SANTA ROSA, Calif. -Matanzas Creek hopes to inspire wine and garden
lovers with a series of quarterly educational seminars on growing and
using lavender. The Bennett Valley winery is widely known for its
one-acre lavender field, which was recently highlighted by the
cable-television network HGTV. The lavender workshop series begins
Tuesday, Feb. 22.

All classes are held at 9 a.m. and include a wine-tasting and lunch.
Cost is $75 per person, or $55 for Custom Crush wine club members.
Details are as follows:

● Feb. 22, “Planting & Tending to Lavender”: This workshop will
share tips on how to successfully plan and execute a lush, vibrant
lavender garden; explain the difference between species of lavender; and
show attendees how to harvest and dry lavender.

● July 19, “Explore the Wonders of Honeybees”: This seminar will
delve into the busy life of the honeybee. Local honey purveyor
Marshall’s Farm will join us for an in-depth look at beekeeping and
a demonstration of how to make lavender-infused honey.

● Sept. 20, “Cooking with Culinary Lavender”: Matanzas Creek’s
culinary team will teach attendees how to incorporate lavender into
every-day cooking.

● Nov. 8, “Making Lavender Gifts for the Holiday”: This workshop
will show participants how to make a lavender sachet, holiday potpourri
and a lavender rock salt warmer.

For more information or to reserve your space in a seminar, call (800)
668-5887 or email You must be 21 or older to

Matanzas Creek Winery is located at 6097 Bennett Valley Road in Santa
Rosa, about an hour north of San Francisco. The winery is known for its
crisp sauvignon blancs, luxurious chardonnays and fruity, earthy
merlots. To learn more, visit

Fee: $75.00

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