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New Chef at J Vineyards & Winery

Erik Johnson has joined J Vineyards & Winery as their new executive chef and is sharing his knowledge in a new series of cooking classes at the winery. Previously, Johnson was the executive sous chef at Healdsburg’s Dry Creek kitchen and has taught classes at Relish Culinary School. Now guests may get a taste of […]

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Tricycle Wine Company Opens New Tasting Room

Tricycle Wine Partners opened their first and only tasting room at Cornerstone Sonoma just a few weeks ago. Their labels include Molnar Family, Kazmer & Blaise, and Obsidian Ridge. These are wines that have helped the company develop a reputation and style for producing single-vineyard, small-batch wines crushed from the grapes of their own vineyards […]

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New Event to Celebrate the Russian River Valley and Pinot Noir

The Russian River Valley Winegrowers have created an inaugural event to celebrate the Russian River American Viticultural Area (AVA), and to celebrate the wine this region has become world-famous for, Pinot Noir. The Pinot Classic is a multi-day event scheduled for May 24 and 25. Look for a seminar, VIP reception, Pinot Paulée Dinner, and […]

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Cooking Classes at VJB Vineyards & Cellars

Learn the culinary secrets of great Italian cooking from a local expert.  Maria Belmonte, matriarch of the family behind VJB Cellars, hosts cooking classes in the winery’s outdoor kitchen.  The next scheduled date is August 24, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  The cost is $120 per person and participants get to learn her great […]

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More New Businesses Opening at The Barlow

Located in a former apple processing plant in Sebastopol California, The Barlow (www.thebarlow.net) is the public market concept re-envisioned. Each month more businesses are opening their doors in this 220,000-square-foot campus for food, wine, and art. The Barlow brings together the very best food producers, winemakers, brewers, and artisans to create a space that offers a […]

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Azari Vineyards- Vineyard Tour and Barrel Tasting Experience

A new tour and tasting at this winery in the Petaluma Gap starts with a walk-through the 15-acres of estate vineyards with a member of the winemaking team. Guests learn how the vineyard evolves through the seasons and the techniques the winery uses to create the best fruit possible. Next, guests get to see the […]

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VJB Vineyards and Cellars Launches Italian-style Friday Happy Hour

Experience a slice of Italian culture during at VJB Vineyards and Cellars enjoying jugs of wine and hot pizza while enjoying the company of friends. Every Friday from 4-7 p.m., guests can gather on VJB’s central piazza to sip wine and nibble on hot, crisp, Neapolitan-style pizzas and herbed flatbreads from the wood fired oven […]

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West Wines Offers Wine and Cheese Pairing

Every fourth weekend of the month West Wines offers a Wine and Cheese pairing, sampling their Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, the vintages from 2004 through 2006. The flight begins with a taste of their Bordeaux blend, and also includes their 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon, which was served at the Nobel Prize banquet in Stockholm in 2010. Specialty […]

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Jazzy Summer Nights at Sonoma-Cutrer Vineyards

Sonoma-Cutrer Vineyards hosts a new jazz series called “Jazzy Summer Nights” during the summer months.  Sonoma-Cutrer Vineyards is located on 400 picturesque acres in the heart of the Russian River Valley and is host to the annual North American Croquet Championships held on world class croquet courts.  The winery also has great outdoor accommodations for […]

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Food Truck Fridays at Iron Horse Vineyards

Celebrate Friday by pairing a glass of wine from Iron Horse Vineyards with the inventive, casual cuisine of a gourmet food truck.   Each week a different food truck rolls up to the winery, selling fresh, made-to-order specialty lunch fare.  Choose your wines by the flight, by the glass or by the bottle, and enjoy […]

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