In the spirit of the Winter Olympics, we’re feeling some patriotic pride for the good ole US of A! So we’re starting off our Passport theme announcements with the wineries who are celebrating all with themes from sea to shining sea (and island!) These Passport stops take a playful approach and celebrate America’s culture and bounty.
FLOURISH IN AMERICAN GROWN FLOWERS at GEYSER PEAK WINERY
2306 Magnolia Drive, Healdsburg / 707-857-2500
Spring is in the air and we are celebrating in style with a festive garden party! Come join us at our interactive build your own floral “flourish” stand (otherwise known as a boutonniere or corsage) or for a sensory flower & wine tasting sponsored by our friends from American Grown Flowers. Sample our new Rosé and Sauvignon Blanc releases, and on Saturday, get your groove on with special musical guests Junk in the Trunk.
Learn more about our partner American Grown and their Field to Vase dinner series here.
MIDWESTERN FUN & A CALI TWIST at KOKOMO WINERY
4791 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg / 707-433-0200
Join us in our cellar for some Midwest fun with a California twist! Here at Kokomo, we’ll be kicking comfort food up a notch and kicking the dust off our boots to some bluegrass music. Enjoy our limited production, estate-grown wines paired with delicious savories, specifically created to showcase our reserve wines. So swing on by for our best vineyard designates and some Midwest hospitality – we can’t wait to host you!
GOING STRAIGHT TO THE WILD WILD WEST at MAZZOCCO SONOMA WINERY
1400 Lytton Springs Road, Healdsburg / 800-501-8466
Mazzocco Sonoma Winery is bringing the Wild West to Dry Creek Valley! Be on the lookout for wine bandits and barrel thieves as you stroll through our wine tasting saloon. Enjoy award-winning Zinfandels paired with BBQ classics and sample a sneak peak of the 2017 vintage straight from the barrel!
FUN IN THE SUN WITH A LUAU at NALLE WINERY
2383 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg / 707-433-1040
Aloha! Hula on over to Nalle and join our family as we kick back Hawaiian style in the vineyard! Enjoy a luau feast paired perfectly with our estate old vine Zinfandel and Cabernet, as well as our Russian River Pinot Noir and a few more surprises. Sweet Hawaiian tunes will be performed by the band Maile Swing AND we will have the cellar open for exclusive Passport wine sales. So put ‘fun in the sun’ on your To-Do list and come see what we are about: small lot, dry-farmed, old vine, family owned goodness.
SOUTHWESTERN FLAVORS at RUED WINERY
3850 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg / 707-433-3261
Savor the flavors and music of the great Southwest. The Rued Family invites you to join them as they explore the culture of the Southwest, and in celebration of 136 years farming their Sonoma County vineyards. Enjoy handcrafted wines from the Rued estate vineyards, duck tacos, ice cream treats and music by Boot Jack 5.
DOWN ON THE BAYOU at SELBY WINERY
498 Moore Lane, Healdsburg / 707-431-1703
Indulge your senses down on the Bayou! Join us as we reveal the mysteries of the swamps, marshes and “joie de vivre” of Louisiana. Guests will experience cuisine prepared by Chef Donelon of New Orleans who will pair our Dry Creek Valley Reserves with Shrimp & Grits, Red Beans & Rice, and Crawfish cornbread. Included in your adventure is Cajun music, exotic dancers and a fortune teller. Leissez les bon temps rouler!
OFF TO THE RACES at TRATTORE FARMS
7878 Dry Creek Road, Geyserville / 707-431-7200
We’re off to the races! Wear your best hat and join in the festivities. We’ll be serving our Estate Rhone varietals along with our 100% Extra Virgin Olive oils. We’re serving a Kentucky favorite out of our kitchen! Cheers!
We’ll be sending out weekly themes from now until Passport to Dry Creek Valley! Keep track of the wineries you’d like to get your Passport stamped at and plan the perfect weekend all in our Passport Itinerary Planner.