Join 30+ wineries for the 33rd annual Passport to Dry Creek Valley. Travel around 16 X 2 idyllic miles of world-class winemaking & revelry.

This year, choose your own adventure over a 3-day program with a Friday ticket and/or 2-day Saturday & Sunday ticket option. Enjoy a wide variety of unique experiences in wine, food, education and entertainment. A fun-filled spring weekend within Dry Creek Valley, the wine region that hugs back!

In addition to the Friday-only and 2-day Saturday & Sunday tickets, Wine-derlust Dining Experiences are being released as add-on tickets over the coming months. Be sure to scroll to the bottom and check your inbox for details! Think winemakers’ lunches & dinners, blending sessions & more!

As always, we will also have a non-drinker experience ticket option where you can enjoy all of the fun, food and special non-alcoholic drinks at each location. Thank you in advance for driving responsibly.

Sponsors

Schedule & Info

See below for program details, participants and ticket link. Specific wine, food, educational and entertainment offerings will be released early January.

Friendly reminder that if a starting winery is sold out on our ticketing platform, it means to select another winery to pick up your registration but you can still go see any of the participating wineries that day!

Any questions please contact us info@wdcv.com.

Check out the map over on our Tour Dry Creek Valley page for a visual of the wineries in DCV!

A portion of proceeds from this year’s event will be go to the Dry Creek Valley Scholarship.

Please note, we will be taking photos and videos at this event. Your image may appear on our social networking sites, web site and in our promotional materials. By attending this event you are giving us permission to use your image for promotional use only.

Friday – April 26th
11am-5pm

When purchasing your ticket, select the starting winery where you will receive your Friday only wristband and glass. Then, enjoy the day at your own pace!

Connect with the winemaker(s) and/or winery principal(s) of boutique wineries* in a relaxing tasting setting with small bites offered at some locations *Limited tickets available.

Participants:

Four additional bonus wineries with reservation only links will be emailed to you after purchasing (first come first serve).

A. Rafanelli is currently sold out.

Saturday – April 27th
11am-4pm

When purchasing your ticket, select the starting winery where you will receive your 2-day wristband and glass. Then explore all weekend.

Themes and concepts, a festive environment with thoughtful and delicious pairings from local caterers & chefs.

Participants:

Sunday – April 28th
11am-3pm

The following three program options are included in your 2-day Passport ticket. Travel to any of these wineries and enjoy!

Enjoy continued festivities from Saturday!

Participants:

Vineyard and/or Cellar/Cave tours, meet the growers and learn about the magic of grape-growing and winemaking. Casual tastings, bites with a focus on education.

Participants:

Live entertainment, micro-festival vibe with food & wine offerings.

Participants:

Wine-derlust Dining Collection (Add-Ons)

Add a special intimate experience to your Friday and/or weekend ticket, and make sure to check back as we will be adding new experiences over time! These add ons are available as one offs as well, but we encourage you join us for the full weekend of festivities!

Friday Lunches

Friday Dinners

TICKETS

Secure Your Tickets for Passport to Dry Creek Valley!

Friday Only Tickets: $125
Friday Only Non-Drinker Tickets: $40
Saturday/Sunday 2-Day Tickets: $250
Saturday/Sunday 2-Day Non-Drinker Tickets: $80

Sip, Savor and Celebrate with Us in the Heart of Wine Country!

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Photography By: Prinsely Photography

Lodging

Sonoma County is TripAdvisor’s top wine country destination in the U.S. When visiting for Passport to Dry Creek Valley you have your selection of choices: boutique hotels, resorts, bed & breakfasts, small inns and vacation rentals. As Passport has grown to be the beloved wine country tradition, these tend to book up well in advance so don’t wait!

In terms of proximity to Dry Creek Valley, we suggest staying in these cities (listed by distance): Healdsburg, Windsor, Geyserville, Cloverdale, Santa Rosa, Rohnert Park.

Visit Sonoma County Tourism’s website for a list of lodging in the area.

Visit Stay Healdsburg for Healdsburg Hotels

Special Rates

Transportation

Passport to Dry Creek Valley does not provide shuttles or transportation between wineries during the weekend. We kindly ask you to drink responsibly; limit the amount of wine you taste by swirling, sniffing, sipping and spitting like the pros. Hydration stations are provided at each of the wineries!

Here are a variety of transportation companies in the area (see link below), but they do book quickly! We offer a Designated Driver ticket if a member of your group would like to enjoy the food & entertainment (but not the wine) of Passport. Note that as an event, we do not accept buses/limos that hold more than 24 people. However not all wineries can accommodate buses and limousines so please plan ahead. Parking will be available at each winery.

Visit Sonoma County Tourism’s website for a list of transportation options.

A note on cell phone service & ride sharing applications in Dry Creek Valley – cell phone service comes in and out through the Valley and some carriers provide more reliable service than others. This, combined with the large concentration of people in the area make it difficult to utilize any ride sharing apps throughout Passport weekend. Some wineries may provide WiFi to their attendees but please know it may not be readily available.

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