Summer Events At Dry Creek Valley Wineries: Part One

Summer Events At Dry Creek Valley Wineries: Part One

Summer, Summer, Summertime

With the summer finally upon us, there are plenty of palate-pleasing events going on throughout Dry Creek Valley at our member wineries. From gourmet barbecues to Hawaiian luau celebrations, oyster pairings to bicycle marathons through the heart of Sonoma wine country, there’s no shortage of joyous outings to be had here in Dry Creek Valley. And of course, plenty of delicious Dry Creek Valley wine to savor at each and every one!

July 2014

 

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Chateau Diana

Reds Whites and Blues

Link: http://www.wdcv.com/events/winery-events.php?event=89

Date/Time: 7/5/14, 1-4pm

Celebrate Independence Day with your friends at Chateau Diana Winery. Spend a Zintastic afternoon tasting amazing wines and enjoying delicious food. Event Fee $20 per person. Wine Club Members are complimentary.

Address: 6195 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg, CA 95448

707-433-6993 • www.chateaud.com

West Wines Truck

West Wines

Vintage Winery Truck Day and Book Signing

Link: http://www.westwines.com/events/#july-2014

Date/Time: 7/5/14, 1-5pm

Come and ride in a vintage winery truck through our vineyards. Meet Lisa Harris who has stories about over 60 trucks in the wine country. Our 1931 Ford flatbed winery truck used to be a Dairy Farm truck once upon a time. Lisa Harrs has created a beautiful book with pictures and stories of winery trucks in Sonoma and Napa.

Address: 1000 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg, CA 95448

707-433-2066 • www.westwines.com

 

Oysters and Chilled White Wine

Link: http://www.westwines.com/events/#july-2014

Date/Time: 7/12/14, 1pm until the oysters run out!

The Oyster Man comes to West Wines so you can enjoy oysters on the patio with chilled Sauvignon Blanc and Viognier. Finish your tasting with two reds wines, or additional white wine.

Address: 1000 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg, CA 95448

707-433-2066 • www.westwines.com

 

Bastille Day

Link: http://www.westwines.com/events/#july-2014

Date/Time: 7/13/14 & 7/14/14, 1-5pm

West Wines celebrates the French National Holiday with a focus on Bordeaux style wines and some tasty bites. Cabernet Sauvignon, Merot, Malbec and Cabernet Franc are the base grapes for these types of wines.

Address: 1000 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg, CA 95448

707-433-2066 • www.westwines.com

 

Amphora Hutchinson Wines

Amphora Winery’s Annual Luau

Link: http://www.amphorawines.com/events/Amphora-Luau

Date/Time: 7/19/14, 5:30-8:30pm

Join Rick and the gang for Amphora Winery’s Annual Luau, as we bring the island vibe to the winery. Enjoy wine & an island-inspired luau feast prepared while relaxing to the soothing and melodic Hawai’ian music of Kani ‘Olu. $45 per person ($30 for Amphora Wine Club members), includes a glass of wine, buffet dinner, and music.

Address: 4791 Dry Creek Road, Bldg. #6, Healdsburg, CA 95448

707-431-7767 • www.amphorawines.com

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Geyser Peak Winery

Battle Of The Grill

Event Link: http://www.geyserpeakwinery.com/

Date/Time: 7/19/14, 11am-4pm

Stop by Geyser Peak to savor a one-of-a-kind food & wine pairing hot off the grill. Wander the “Westside” sampling a pairing from each of the five wineries and vote for your overall winner. The winning chef and winery will each get to showcase the “Battle of the Grill Trophy” until the next battle commences.

Address: 2306 Magnolia Drive Healdsburg CA 95448

707-857-2500 • www.geyserpeakwinery.com

 

Mill Creek Vineyards

Battle of the Grill

Link: http://www.battleofthegrill.com/

Date/Time: 7/19/14, 11am-4pm

at Mill Creek Vineyards – Westside Road, Healdsburg, CA

Event goers will travel from winery to winery as they “Wander the Westside” sampling each pairing to decide which one they perceive as the overall winner. ONLY 300 tickets will be available so don’t wait!!! NO tickets will be sold at the door. Ticket sales end Wednesday, July 16th, 2013. Ticket price is $70 per person.

Address: 1401 Westside Road Healdsburg CA 95448

707-431-2121 • www.millcreekwinery.com

 

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Healdsburg Chamber of Conference and Visitor’s Bureau

28th Annual Healdsburg Harvest Century Bicycle Tour

Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/28th-annual-healdsburg-harvest-century-bicycle-tour-july-19-2014-registration-8498534345

Date/Time: 7/19/14, 6:30am-2pm

Pedaling through the heart of Dry Creek Valley and Sonoma County Wine Country, the 28th Annual Healdsburg Harvest Century Bicycle Tour presents a  moderately challenging ride with distance options include 23, 37 or 60 miles. Mountain bike bikes, skinny tires and fat tires welcome. Come up for the day or spend the whole weekend; there is much to see and do!

Address: 217 Healdsburg Avenue, Healdsburg, CA 95448

(707) 433-6935 • http://www.healdsburg.com/biketour/
DaVero Sunset Supper

DaVero Farms & Winery

DaVero Sunset Supper

Link: http://www.davero.com/visit/

Date/Time: 7/25/14, 6:30pm

Celebrate summer with DaVero… Suppers are a hit with visitors and locals alike. Start in the gardens with a splash of wine and appetizers and get the latest vineyard update. Price includes full dinner with wine pairings.

Address: 766 Westside Road Healdsburg CA 95448

707-431-8000 • www.davero.com

 

West Wines

Vertical 2004-2007 Cabernet Sauvignon and Artisan Cheese Pairing

Link: http://www.westwines.com/events/#july-2014

Date/Time: 7/26/14 & 7/27/14, 11am-5pm

A unique opportunity to try well aged wines in the Bordeaux tradition. West Wines handcrafts their Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve meant to be aged for maximum flavor development. They pair four different vintages with artisanal cheeses. Wine Club members complimentary.

Address: 1000 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg, CA 95448

707-433-2066 • www.westwines.com

 

August 2014

 

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Chateau Diana Winery

Sun Flower Festival

Link: http://www.wdcv.com/events/winery-events.php?event=88

Date/Time: 8/9/14, 1-4pm

This sweet little event is a fun and relaxing day filled with live blue grass music, sunshine and beauty. Many different varieties of sunflowers and dahlias are planted all over the estate and by early August the flowers are huge! Enjoy deliciously inspired foods prepared fresh along with perfectly paired wines and take home a bouquet from our estate gardens. Event Fee $20 per person; Club Members are always complimentary.

Address: 6195 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg, CA 95448

707-433-6993 • www.chateaud.com

 

ZAP Simply Summer Tradition

ZAP (Zinfandel Advocates & Producers)

ZAP Simply Summer Celebration

Link: http://www.zinfandel.org/default.asp?n1=10&n2=1297

Date/Time: 8/16/14, 12pm-3:330pm

It’s going to be zin-revival at the historic Ridge Vineyards – Lytton Springs. Celebrate summer with ZAP Zinfandel Advocates and Producers for their Simply Summer Celebration— a rustic, casual ZAP tasting under the tent with people who share a passion for zin and local-centric cuisine! What are you waiting for?

Address: Lytton West Vineyard 1040 Lytton Springs Road, Healdsburg, CA 95448

530-274-4900 • http://www.zinfandel.org/default.asp?n1=7&member=
West Wines Oysters

West Wines

Oysters and Chilled White Wine

Link: http://www.westwines.com/events/#august-2014

Date/Time: 8/23/14, 1pm until the oysters run out!

The Oyster Man comes to West Wines so you can enjoy oysters on the patio with chilled Sauvignon Blanc and Viognier. Finish your tasting with two reds wines, or additional white wine.

Address: 1000 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg, CA 95448

707-433-2066 • www.westwines.com

DaVero Farms & Winery

DaVero Sunset Supper, August Sunset Supper, A Gourmet Vegan Feast!

DaVero Farms & Winery

Link: http://www.davero.com/visit/

Date/Time: 8/29/14, 6:30pm

Another wonderful Farm to Table experience at DaVero. This annual Vegan Supper is a dinner that wows all! It is the height of summer at DaVero and their garden is plentiful and deserves the culinary attention guest Chef Matteo Silverman of Chalk Hill Cookery will bring. Explore the vineyards and gardens and catch up on farm news. Reservations a must.

707-431-8000 • www.davero.com

 

Geyser Peak Dinner

Geyser Peak Winery

Winemaker Lunch- Sonoma Wine Country Weekend

Link: http://www.wdcv.com/events/winery-events.php?event=107

Date/Time: 8/29/14, 12:30-3:30pm

Join Winemaker Ondine Chattan for a “groundbreaking” lunch featuring our newest Appellation Series wines, each named after the geological formations found on Geyser Peak Mountain.

Address: 2306 Magnolia Drive, Healdsburg, CA 95448

707-857-2500 • www.geyserpeakwinery.com

 

West Wines

4 Vintages Cabernet Sauvignon and Cheese

Link: http://www.westwines.com/events/#august-2014

Date/Time: 8/30/14 & 8/31/14, 11am-5pm

Experience four vintages of Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve starting with 2007 and ending with 2004. West Wines will pair all these wines with gourmet cheeses. The cost of the tasting is waived with any library wine purchase.

Address: 1000 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg, CA 95448

707-433-2066 • www.westwines.com