Sonoma Wine Country Weekend
09/04/2015 - 09/06/2015
YOU’LL THINK YOU DINED AND WENT TO WINE HEAVEN.
The first thing you notice at Sonoma Wine Country Weekend is the decided lack of distance between yourself and the people who grow and make some of the world’s most amazing wine and food.For three delicious, decadent days get up close and personal with Sonoma County’s full bounty of flavors. Rub shoulders with winegrowers, winemakers and chefs, from pioneers to up-and-comers. Named one of America’s top three wine charity fundraisers, it’s quite possibly the most fun you’ve ever had while supporting our community, with over $16 million dollars raised to date.
Friday & Saturday, September 4 – 5: Winemaker Lunches & Dinners
Participating Wineries throughout Sonoma County
Friday, September 4: Sonoma Starlight at Francis Ford Coppola
Join us for an evening of wine, dinner, and music under the stars at Sonoma Starlight. Kick off your Sonoma Wine Country Weekend poolside at the iconic Francis Ford Coppola Winery for an unforgettable evening of world-class wines, delicious cuisine, live music, and dancing — all set against a backdrop of shimmering stars in the Alexander Valley.
Saturday, September 5: Taste of Sonoma at MacMurray Estate Vineyards
Immerse yourself in the food and wine culture of Sonoma County at Taste of Sonoma at MacMurray Estate Vineyards. Kate MacMurray invites you to enjoy an afternoon of strolling through the historic MacMurray Estate Vineyards property while sipping and savoring the very best of Sonoma County’s rich wines and delectable cuisine. With more than 200 wineries pouring thousands of wines, and over 60 local chefs whipping up divine pairings, Taste of Sonoma at MacMurray Estate Vineyards delivers a once-in-a-lifetime experience for oenophiles and foodies alike.
Sunday, September 6: Sonoma Harvest Wine Auction at Chateau St. Jean
Be spirited away from Sonoma County to the splendor and pageantry of a turn of the century world’s fair. From SONOMA to the WORLD’S FAIR. At this year’s Sonoma Harvest Wine Auction you’ll marvel at a world of wonders and new discoveries, a celebration of our storied past, a tribute to our promising future, an endless bounty of local flavors, and a very worthy cause. It promises to be an extravaganza the likes of which the world has rarely seen.
Sunday, September 6: Winemaker Barbecues
Get fired up! Sonoma’s top wineries invite you to their Sunday barbecues for a more casual way to celebrate Labor Day. Each winery destination will put their own special spin on Sonoma’s top grilled foods while pairing them with the remarkable red wines for which Sonoma County is known. Whether its ribs slathered in sauce, sizzling sausages or killer kebabs you crave – or just a great glass of wine – you’re sure to find barbecue bliss right here in our backyard.