Wine tastes better when it’s paired with gorgeous views and what better way to celebrate Passport to Dry Creek Valley’s 30th anniversary than in the great outdoors. Roast some marshmallows at a backyard campout, hunt for some pirate treasure or simply soak up springtime in Dry Creek Valley before you travel back in time for the next group of themes.
These next wineries are on trend with the throwbacks! Revisit the ‘80s, the summer of love or go way back with your toga in tow to Ancient Rome. No time machine required just some valid ID.
Celebrate: The Great Outdoors
Carefree Days at the Campsite at Bella Vineyards + Wine Caves
9711 West Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg/ 707-473-9171
Come join us at Camp Bella in celebrating The Great Outdoors! Check in at our rustic lodge where we will guide you through a day of hiking, fresh air, chirping crickets, and delicious wine. Explore our secret underground forest and join us under the stars while we sing some campfire favorites. We will be serving smoldering barbecue fit for a grizzly bear and a lineup of wines to keep the fish jumping! End your journey with a mouth-watering s’more and get transported back to those easy, carefree days of skipping stones and canoe trips down a lazy river.
X Marks the Spot at Dry Creek Vineyard
3770 Lambert Bridge Road, Healdsburg / 707-433-1000
Chart your course and celebrate the treasures of Dry Creek Vineyard! Navigate your way through the desert island selfie station and sample the jewels of Sauvignon Blanc, Zinfandel and Bordeaux varietals along your quest. Follow the map to where ‘X’ marks the spot to find an incredible tasting experience, hidden treasures, prizes and more!
Spring has Sprung at Truett Hurst Winery
5610 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg / 707-433-9545
Experience a Celebration of Spring with a romp through our biodynamic farm in the heart of the Dry Creek Valley. Join us for a taste of the newest releases of Zinfandel, Petite Sirah and Rosé, paired with a variety of succulent spring rolls. Then wander the garden, say hello to the farm animals or chill to the sounds of “The Coolers” rock, r&b and jazz.
Get Your Farmstay On at Zo Wines
3232 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg / 707-794-6060
ZO wines is celebrating the launch of their Farmstay Winery! One of their missions is to educate about enology through interactive wine and food experiences. Enjoy award-winning wines while participating in a Farmstay Wine Sensory Workshop and expand your appreciation of wine farming. Stay, Taste, Learn & Explore!
Get Groovy with David Coffaro Vineyard & Winery
7485 Dry Creek Road, Geyserville / 707-433-9715
Celebrate our love of all things Groovy at our Summer of Love Revival! Down on the corner of Haight-Ashbury, you’ll be transported to a far-out party with wine, food, music & games. Chill out on our brand-new spacious deck and fully-enclosed wine bar. Back by popular demand – the GrilledCheezGuy serving a nifty array of cheese toasties. Barrel tasting and Passport discounts, too. Can you dig it?
Ain’t No Party like a 1989 Party with Sbragia Family Vineyards
9990 Dry Creek Road, Geyserville / 707-473-2992
It’s Passport’s 30th Anniversary and Sbragia Family Vineyards is partying like it’s 1989! To take your experience to the max, our Estate Chef will be preparing culinary favorites from this era to pair with our totally rad wines from Dry Creek Valley and surrounding areas. Enjoy favorite tunes from the 80’s performed live by musicians local to Sonoma County. Join us in celebrating the good times, come on!
Take it Back to the Battle of the Bay at Seghesio Family Vineyards
700 Grove Street, Healdsburg / 707-433-3579
Celebrate Passport’s 30th Anniversary with a throwback to the 1989 World Series – a “Battle of the Bay” between the Oakland A’s and the San Francisco Giants. Enjoy ballpark-themed fare from Chef Peter Janiak, round the bases to taste award-winning Zinfandels, and hit a grand slam with our Passport wine specials. America’s heritage grape + America’s favorite pastime are the perfect combination for a home run hit!
All Dry Creek Roads Lead to
Rome West Wines
1000 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg / 707-433-2066
Come celebrate the wine god Bacchus and enjoy Ancient Rome, Dry Creek style! Enjoy Truffle Mushroom Risotto paired with new release 2013 West Tuscan Cuvee (Cabernet Sauvignon/Sangiovese) and other wines and tasty bites by Ken Rochioli Catering. Wear your toga, or come as you are to listen or dance to the live band “Rock on a Roll”!
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.