Set for the middle of Gay Pride Month, the region’s festive annual Gay Wine Weekend, produced by the local GLBT-owned travel and event company Out in the Vineyard, will feature three days of parties, wine tastings, dancing, delicious meals, and camaraderie at several venues in southern Sonoma County.
This year Gay Wine Weekend takes place from Friday, June 15, through Sunday, June 17. It’s a great opportunity to hobnob with like-minded fans of vino and the stunning Sonoma Valley countryside that produces many of the world’s most celebrated wines.
Highlights of the event-packed weekend include a Wine & Dine OUT dinner at which local winemakers pair wines with delectable treats from three of the area’s top restaurants, a meal and wine tasting at beautiful B. Wise Vineyards and Estate Restaurant, a cabaret night featuring drag-tastic “Russian opera diva Katya Smirnoff-Skyy” at Sebastiani Vineyards, a Winery Vista Tour at Gloria Ferrer and Nicholson Ranch Winery, a Twilight T-Dance to benefit the Sonoma County AIDS Network, the Big Gay Wine Auction & Brunch, and several more events. You can purchase tickets to events here, and I wouldn’t waste any time, as a few have already sold out.
Special rates starting at $169 for Gay Wine Weekend June 15 -17. For reservations call (707)-545-8530 and mention Gay Wine Weekend For more information about The Flamingo Resort & Spa visit www.flamingoresort.com
Check out the write-up on last year’s event to get a further idea of what this great celebration is all about.