Offering spectacular views and world class wines, Beltane ranch was originally planted in the 1870’s by a pioneer viticulturist. The ranch currently produces estate Sauvignon Blanc and Zinfandel as well as Estate olive oil, grass-fed beef, and heirloom produce. Chris Sawyer will guide you through a tasting of the current offerings alongside the property’s fourth, fifth and sixth generation owners.
Join vintner Jim Kuhner for a tour of the Durell Vineyard Ranch House Block and experience firsthand the unique micro-climate and soils of this storied site. Next enjoy a sit down tasting of Dunstan Wines from multiple vintages. Wines will be paired with Della Fattoria breads from Petaluma and cheese from Epicurean Connection in Sonoma.
Canihan Family Vineyards
Enjoy a private vineyard tour and vertical tasting with Bill Canihan, founder & proprietor of Canihan Family Vineyards. Canihan practices organic vineyard management, dry-farming, cane pruning, and hand-harvesting. Bill oversees the vineyard as well as wine production, choosing to ferment with naturally occurring native yeasts and refusing to fine or filter. This Old World philosophy yields deeply expressive, flavorful wines that truly reflect the local Carneros terroir.
Michael Muscardini, owner and winemaker, shares his passion for creating handcrafted, small lot Italian-varietal wines from some of the best vineyards in the Valley, including the famous Monte Rosso vineyard. Michael and Chris will guide you through an exploration of these alternative varietals from Barbera and Sangiovese to the ever popular table wine blends.