May 13-16, 2021
Large Format Bottle Party
Sonoma Valley’s wine stars will be out at the Large Format Bottle Party. You’ll be welcomed by local wine legends as you settle in for a spirited evening of fun, friendship, great food and wines considered to be the Best of the Best by acclaimed Sonoma Valley vintners and growers. It’s a rare chance to savor the favorite wines from a preeminent list of winemakers.
Chateau St. Jean
9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Join fellow wine aficionados and collectors for an extremely rare retrospective tasting showcasing the vintages across four decades from iconic Sonoma Valley winery, Chateau St. Jean. Chateau St. Jean’s, Margo Van Staaveren, will lead the exclusive tasting and panel discussion to provide perspectives on the nuances of each vintage. Only 38 seats will be available for this once-in-a-lifetime experience.
12:30 – 3:00 PM
Wine + Design offers a contemporary spin on the traditional winemaker lunch, set in distinctive and rarely accessible, one-of-a-kind locations featuring unique design or architectural elements.
ICON: A GRAND TERROIR TASTING
Ram’s Gate Winery
Taste the incredible diversity of wines from Sonoma Valley’s six distinctive appellations. At ICON: A Grand Terroir Tasting, thirty top winemakers will share wines that define the character of each region.
Vineyard Exploration + Tasting
9:30 – 11:30 AM
Immersion takes you behind-the-vines at Sonoma Valley’s most iconic vineyards. Join an intimate, curated tasting of wines produced from each site, while enjoying a sommelier-moderated discussion amongst the winemakers who crafted them.
Legends: Collector’s Dinner
The capstone event of the weekend, the Legends Dinner showcases ten renowned vineyard sites, with collector’s item wines made from their vines. While the true hosts are the vineyard sites themselves, legendary author and wine critic Antonio Galloni will share the stories of these historic vines.
Brunch Sonoma Valley
Brunch Sonoma Valley celebrates a weekend well-lived at Signature Sonoma Valley, with a decadent, farm-to-table chef-prepared brunch, paired with a curated range of Sonoma Valley Wines including Sparkling offerings, Rosés, and spring releases. Enjoy rolling vistas and views, while you indulge in Sonoma Valley’s spin on classic brunch dishes like open-fire steak and eggs, cast iron fancy oatmeal, bagels and lox and more. Toast among new friends made, and share in a final goodbye with the old as you soak in the glory of a spring morning in Sonoma Valley.