Prelude to Passport is Friday, April 26, 2019!
A Modern Tradition with Century-Old Roots
Prelude will feature carefully curated, intimate lunches hosted by Dry Creek Valley Wineries and Growers.
Kick off Passport to Dry Creek Valley weekend with a carefully curated winemaker lunch. This is your opportunity to enjoy delectable wine and food pairings while spending time with your favorite winemaker and learning about grape growing directly from the source.
Tickets are limited and are sold to the public first-come-first-serve starting February 1 at 10:00 a.m. PST.
2019 PRELUDE LUNCHES
Cast Wines – Description to follow.
40 seats. 8500 Dry Creek Rd, Geyserville.
Comstock Wines – Kick off your 2019 Passport at one of Dry Creek Valley’s newest wineries. Specializing in wines that highlight the bounty of Sonoma County, we invite you to experience wines that are as delicious as they are memorable. Join our Winemaker, Chris Russi, on a tour of our state-of-the-art winery, followed by an afternoon of good games, grand food and great wines! Enjoy our regulation size Bocce Court. Then feast on lunch made just for you in our Mugnaini Oven paired with delicious Comstock Wines.
30 seats. Lunch begins at 12:00pm at 1290 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg.
DaVero Farms & Winery – At DaVero Farms & Winery, we are deeply committed to Biodynamic farming and natural winemaking. Our farms are home to vineyards, fruit orchards, flower gardens, pigs, sheep, chickens, and olive groves. This years’ prelude to Passport lunch led by founding owner and chef Colleen McGlynn will be a true farm to table (and farm to glass) experience. We will be highlighting our estate grown wines, olive oils and produce. Our approach to winemaking is simple, let the vineyard and nature do the work. All of our wines are aged in neutral oak, fermented with native yeast, unfiltered, and a true expression of their vintage. We look forward to sharing the beauty and bounty DeVero Farms & Winery has to offer.
20 seats. Lunch begins at 12:30pm at 766 Westside Road, Healdsburg.
Peterson Winery – Join us on top of the Bradford Mountain in the heart of Dry Creek Valley as we take in the sweeping views and enjoy a lunch beneath the oak trees. Peterson winery founder and winegrower Fred Peterson will be your tour guide through the vineyard as you your the 15 acres and 14 varietals that he grows at his home and property. Lunch will be served alfresco, and catered by local favorite, The Spinster Sisters. And of course, you will have the opportunity to try wines from the vines of this unique Bradford Mountain Estate Property.
22 seats. Lunch begins at 10:30am 4791 Dry Creek Rd., Bldg 7 Healdsburg.
Simoncini Vineyards – Simoncini Vineyards presents OPERA IN THE CAVE! Nonna’s recipes prepared from the regions of Italy. Join us and experience the music, the Dialects and LA DOLCE VITA! Regional delicacies to please your palate, paired with our award winning Red and White wines. Antipasto, Prima Piatti, Secondo Piatti, Dolce, Saluti per tutti
40 seats. Lunch begins at 12:00pm at 2303 W. Dry Creek Rd. Healdsburg.
Wilson Winery – Description to follow.
40 seats. Lunch begins at 11:00am at 1960 Dry Creek Road Healdsburg.
Can’t make it time for lunch? Join us at our Friday night event – The Vintage Soiree! Click to learn more.