The most anticipated event of the season! More than 60 wineries and 20 top restaurateurs coming together for an epicurean celebration of Sonoma Valley!

This weekend long affair kicks off in style with not-to-be-missed Grand Tasting event on Friday evening. The festivities continue on Saturday and Sunday when some 40 wineries welcome ticket holders with exclusive VINOLIVO offers and experiences. Intimate winemaker dinners round out the evening schedule offering a deeper exploration into the delights of food and wine pairing.

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Ticket to Sonoma Valley

Friday, February 26th – Sunday, February 28th
Participating wineries throughout Sonoma Valley
3-Day Ticket: $50 per person | 1-Day Ticket: $25 per person

Enjoy special offers from over 40 Sonoma Valley wineries to enjoy throughout the weekend at your own pace! Offerings vary from winery to winery ranging from complimentary tastings and special savings on wine purchases to barrel samples and private vineyard tours. Click here to view a full menu of offerings from our Ticket to Sonoma Valley partners. Guests are asked to please print your ticket to show at each winery, there are no wrist bands or glasses distributed. Please note that tickets are only sold online and NOT available at the participating wineries.

VINOLIVO VIP PACKAGE: $130 | VIP Grand Tasting Early Access + 3-Day Ticket to Sonoma Valley

Winemaker Lunch–SOLD OUT
Beltane Ranch, Glen Ellen

An Extended Family Gathering

Saturday, February 27th | 12:00PM
Limited Availability

Offering breath-taking vineyard views over the heart of Sonoma Valley, historic Beltane Ranch in Glen Ellen is the setting for this intimate luncheon, the first Extended Family gathering of 2016! Ranch Chef Lauren Kershner will prepare an amazing family style lunch incorporating produce from Beltane’s own gardens along with local meats and cheeses, all expertly paired with their highly regarded estate wines. Get to know fellow wine and food enthusiasts while enjoying all this incredible Sonoma Valley gem has to offer. Named National Geographic Traveler’s Best Vineyard Stay in the US, Beltane Ranch has over 105 acres of estate vineyards, gardens, heirloom orchards to explore. 5th Generation proprietor, Lauren Benward Krause, will be your host for what is sure to be a truly memorable afternoon in wine country.

Available to the general public for $85, the luncheon is also offered as a complimentary addition to the VINOLIVO Weekend Extended Family VIP Package.

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Oyster Reception
Raw local oysters with mignonette, lemon
Gloria Ferrer Sparkling Wine

First Course
Ranch-grown endive, shaved beets, radish, green goddess dressing, garlicky croutons
Beltane Ranch 2014 Drummond Block Estate Sauvignon Blanc
Pre-Release Beltane Ranch 2015 Drummond Block Estate Sauvignon Blanc

Main Course – Family Style
Seared local grass-fed flat iron steak with sauce trio
(horseradish cream, bleu cheese butter, pomegranate bbq sauce)
Balsamic-glazed roasted turnips, carrots, and parsnips
Ranch-grown garden vegetable escabeche
Beltane Ranch 2013 Heins Block Estate Zinfandel
Club Exclusive Beltane Ranch 2014 Heins Block Estate Zinfandel

Cheese Course
Redwood Hill Crottin, Marin French Brie, lemon curd,
honeycomb, spicy-candied almonds, shortbread cookies, fresh fruit
2014 Fumé Bob Estate Sauvignon Blanc

Homemade Beltane Ranch Estate Zinfandel Truffles (for the road!)

Winemaker Dinner–SOLD OUT

Annadel Estate Winery/Aventine Glen Ellen

Saturday, February 27th | 7:00PM
$150 per person –SOLD OUT

VINOLIVO Weekend 2016 is pleased to announce a truly “A” list pairing between Annadel Estate Winery & Aventine Glen Ellen for a winemaker dinner that is sure to be remembered. Colorful Sonoma insider, Dean Bordigioni, owner and winemaker of Annadel Estate Winery, will be on hand to showcase his best of class wines. As Dean describes it Annandel’s mission is to create the finest caliber of wine and express what he believes is the highest form of love in each bottle and each glass. Dean’s exceptional wines will be expertly paired with the highly regarded cuisine crafted by Chef Adolfo Veronese of Aventine Glen Ellen. Building on his successes with his sister restaurants in San Francisco and Hollywood, Adolfo has taken the Sonoma dining scene by storm with his modern take on traditional Italian Osteria dishes.

Annadel Estate Winery Vinolivo Wine Tasting Dinner
Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 6:30pm

Welcome Passed Appetizers
Bruschetta di Burrata, black Hawaiian lava salt, olio novello
Mini arancini stuffed with castelvetrano olives, sun dried tomato sauce
2013 Annadel Sauvignon Blanc

Risotto radicchio e pancetta – braised radicchio, smoked pancetta chips, grana padana
2014 Annadel Los Chamizal Chardonnay

Osso buco di Agnello- Braised lamb shank, red lentils stew,
jumbo green cerignola olives, gremolata, zinfandel wine sauce
2011 Bordigioni Monte Rosso Zinfandel

Torta Della Nona – Warm mini ricotta- pine nut tart, creme anglaise, candied kumquats
2012 Annadel Late Harvest Anni’s Blend

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Winemaker Dinner–SOLD OUT
B.R. Cohn Winery/Ramekins Culinary School

Saturday, February 27th | 7:00PM
$150 per person SOLD OUT

B.R. Cohn Winery joins forces with the culinary artisans at Ramekins Culinary School in what is certain to be memorable union of food and wine. The dinner will be held at the General’s Daughter event space, one of Sonoma’s most historic buildings surrounded by lush gardens and fruit trees. B.R. Cohn Winery founder Bruce Cohn will be on hand to share some of their most celebrated wines alongside the Estate’s highly acclaimed olive oil and vinegar offerings. The Ramekins culinary team will carefully craft an exceptional 4 course menu, designed both to showcase the character of the individual wines while exploring all the epicurean delights Sonoma Valley has to offer. Ramekins is famed for its farm to table approach to cooking which utilizes produce grown in their very own 5th Street Gardens.

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Grand Tasting

Friday, February 26th | 7:00pm to 10:00pm | 6:30 VIP early access
Presented by The Renaissance Lodge at Sonoma Resort & Spa
General Admission: $75 per person | VIP: $95 per person
At the door: $85 per person

One of the most anticipated wine events of the season, the VINOLIVO Grand Tasting kicks off the weekend in style with a festive celebration of Sonoma Valley’s many epicurean delights. Join us for the 11th Annual VINOLIVO Grand Tasting!

— Sip your way through the elegant sparkling wines being poured in the Bubble Room
— Explore the latest vintages from Sonoma Valley’s world-class wineries
— Mingle with the passionate winemakers and chefs behind the evening’s incredible offerings
— Indulge in the tasty creations of Sonoma’s finest restaurateurs, caterers, and culinary artisans

VINOLIVO VIP PACKAGE: $130 | VIP Grand Tasting Early Access + 3-Day Ticket to Sonoma Valley

Participating Wineries & Culinary Purveyors:

Anaba Wines ~ Annadel Estate Winery ~ Arrowood Winery ~ AUTEUR Wines ~ Aventine Glen Ellen ~ Bartholomew Park Winery ~ B.R. Cohn Winery ~ Beltane Ranch ~ Bennett Valley Cellars ~ Benziger Family Winery ~ BRYTER Estates ~ B&V Whiskey Bar & Grille ~ Ceja Vineyards ~ Chateau St. Jean ~ Cline Cellars ~ Corner 103 ~ Crisp Bakeshop ~ Dane Cellars ~ Deerfield Ranch Winery ~ El Dorado Kitchen ~ GlenLyon Vineyards & Winery ~ Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards ~ Highway 12 Vineyards and Winery ~ HopMonk Tavern Sonoma~ Idell Family Vineyards ~ Imagery Estate Winery ~ Jacuzzi Family Vineyards ~ Keating Wines ~ Kenwood Vineyards ~ Kivelstadt Cellars ~ KRAVE Jerky ~ Lake Sonoma Winery ~ Landmark Vineyards ~ La Rochelle Wines ~ Larson Family Winery ~ Laurel Glen Vineyard ~ Ledson Winery & Vineyards ~ Loxton Cellars ~ MacLeod Family Vineyard ~ Madrone Vineyards Estate ~ Mayo Family Winery ~ Meadowcroft Wines ~ Muscardini Cellars ~ Olive & Vine ~ Petroni Vineyards ~ Ravenswood Winery ~ Schug Carneros Estate Winery ~ Sebastiani Vineyards & Winery ~ Sojourn Cellars ~ Sonoma Market ~ St. Francis Winery and Vineyards ~ Talisman Wines ~ Three Sticks Wines ~ the girl & the fig CATERS! ~ The Red Grape ~ Tin Barn Vineyards ~ Two Amigos Winery ~ Victor Hill Wines ~ WALT Wines ~ Westerhold Family Vineyards

**Additional Winery and Culinary Participants are being added daily**

Online Auction – Open now!

January 25th – February 29th

The VINOLIVO Weekend Online Auction returns offering uniquely special winery and vacation experiences, and, of course, plenty of world-class wines from Sonoma Valley!

Click here to view the online auction and start bidding!