2017 Passport Themes – Pop Culture and Celebrations!
If you’ve been to Passport you know each destination is its own unique party. But these wineries are taking themes we all know and love and putting their own Dry Creek Valley twist on it. If you’re looking for a lively atmosphere, wanting to dress up in costume and/or just want to be surrounded by a solid good time – then be sure to schedule these wineries to your Passport weekend!
And, if you haven’t been to Passport Tickets yet – with parties like these, 2017 is the NOT to miss year. What are you waiting for?
Caddyshackin’ Up at Armida Winery
2201 Westside Road, Healdsburg / 707-433-2222
“Cinderella story. Outa nowhere. A former greenkeeper, now about to become the Masters Champion. It looks like a mirac… It’s in the hole! It’s in the hold! It’s in the hole!”
Bushwood Country Club. Open to the public on this rare Passport Weekend. Armida Winery, voted #1 Zinfandel Producer of the Year by North Bay Business Journal. Tomales Bay Oysters. Willowside Meats. The Pulsators. FORE!
The Wine Country Farmer’s Market at Mounts Family Winery
3901 Wine Creek Road, Healdsburg / 707-292-8148
Welcome to the Market at Mounts! A wine country farmer’s market experience featuring estate wines from our 140 acre family ranch. We’ve invited the finest purveyors from Sonoma County to showcase their local products. We’ll have the most excellent live music from The Jacktones! Prepare your senses for delectable food pairings from Savvy on 1st! Seventy years, three generations, family owned, family farmed, family proud.
Seated Service in the Derby Garden at Mill Creek Vineyards
1401 Westside Road, Healdsburg / 707-431-2121
Join Mill Creek as we celebrate the Run for the Roses. Escape the crowds as you sit back and luxuriate with seated table service in our “Derby” Garden. No mint-juleps – but plenty of prized wine, each perfectly paired with delicious small plates. Have your photo taken with the Kreck family and try your luck picking actual Derby winners – all in good fun, of course!
Yachty by Nature at Reeve Wines
4551 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg / 707-235-6345
Join us on our maiden voyage! Reeve Wines is smooth sailing you through Passport Weekend in classic YACHT ROCK fashion. The acclaimed Lowell Sheldon of Peter Lowell’s and Handline will be dishing out seaworthy fare while a DJ serves up all those songs you hate to love. Step onboard with us this year for Reeve Wines, breezy vibes and one unforgettable dance party.
No buses or limousines, please.
The Masquerade Ball at Comstock Wines
1290 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg / 707-473-8027
Have a Ball with us at Comstock Wines! We may be new, but we definitely know how to host a great party. Join our Masquerade and feast on delectable croquettes and arancini paired expertly with our Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel, Sauvignon Blanc and more. Fantastic food, fabulous wines and new friends – we can’t wait to celebrate and share our wines with you!
No buses, please.
British Invasion at Blanchard Family Wines
109 West North St, Healdsburg / 630-606-4389
Celebrate wine, food and the music of the British Invasion. Blanchard will have new releases, barrel samples, and live music. Taste your way through Sonoma Wine Country – we’ll be pouring our Dry Creek Merlot and Syrah as well as Grenache and Cabernet Sauvignon sourced from our coveted neighboring regions. The event is hosted by owner Mark Blanchard and winemaker Jene.
Alice in Wine-derland at Sbragia Family Vineyards
9990 Dry Creek Road, Geyserville / 707-473-2992
Don’t be late for this very important date! Sbragia will be a wonderland of off-beat fun where guests can sample quirky finger foods, teas and wine all while enjoying the feel of Lewis Carroll’s famed Alice in Wonderland.
No buses, please.
Rockin’ Music, Food & Wine Sales at F. Teldeschi Winery
3555 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg / 707-433-6626
Huge Wine Sale! Live music. Lots of tri-tip, sausage, focaccia and chocolate. Rock & Roll with the Fargo Bros. Taste a vertical of our Terranova, Petite Sirah. Taste Zinfandel and Terraluna. Available to purchase, library verticals of Terranova, Petite Sirah and Zinfandel. Large and small format bottles also.
Run for the Rosé Weekend at Trattore Farms
7878 Dry Creek Road, Geyserville / 707-431-7200
Run for the Rosé Passport Weekend. Hold your horses and your wine glass! Join us at Trattore Farms and celebrate Passport weekend “Kentucky Derby Style”. Show your Derby spirit and break out the sun-drenched, tropical colors in bold stripes or busy plaid and bright pastels. Relax on our terrace and take in spectacular views of Dry Creek Valley. We’re serving Kentucky Kickin’ Fried Chicken Sliders, firing up our pizza oven and pairing with our wines and oil. This is one “RUN FOR THE ROSÉ”, you won’t want to miss!
No buses or limousines, please.
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.