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Hands-On Harvest | Celebrate the Grape

Our best-loved, hands-on event is back! Start the morning with an in-depth vineyard tour and the opportunity to try your hand at picking grapes, then follow the freshly harvested crop to the winery and learn about our winemaking practices as the grapes start their journey to becoming Trefethen wine. Sample future vintages before they have even been bottled and enjoy an al fresco lunch with Trefethen wines under the canopy of the ancient walnut tree in Katie’s Acre. This is a truly immersive wine country experience, and we can’t wait to share it with you. Availability is limited.

Landmark Vineyards Lobster Feed

Join us for the 5th Annual Lobster Feed at Landmark’s Kenwood Estate. Enjoy a special reception followed by a plated dinner served tableside complete with lobster, prawns, roast potatoes, hot links, corn, and fresh sourdough bread, all paired with a selection of our finest Landmark wines including: 2018 Damaris Reserve Chardonnay, 2017 Rodgers Creek Chardonnay and 2018 Grand Detour Pinot Noir.

JUSTIN 24th Annual Gala ISOSCELES Reserve Seminar

Join Jim Gerakaris CWE, JUSTIN’s Sommelier & Wine Educator, for an ISOSCELES Reserve Retrospective tasting featuring the 2011 – 2015 library vintages of this exclusive, Members-only wine. IR members receive a special discount with promo code IRMEMBER. Reserve today as tickets are limited!

JUSTIN 24th Annual Gala Tasting & Tour

We are excited to welcome you back to the JUSTIN Estate for our 24th Annual Gala! Members are invited for an intimate guided tour of our caves and tasting of our latest vintages of ISOSCELES and ISOSCELES Reserve. Additionally, attendees will have the opportunity to taste single varietal barrel samples of the v19 Cabernet Franc, v19 Cabernet Sauvignon, v19 Merlot- the important components of our next vintage of ISOSCELES. Following the guided tour and tasting, join us for live music on the terrace, select wines by the glass, and delight your taste buds with small bites prepared by Executive Chef Rachel Haggstrom. Reservations have been staggered in order to avoid event crowding. Please choose your preferred time slot and reserve your preferred number of tickets.

ROAR Block Party (Virtual)

Join Gary Franscioni for a special roundtable event featuring Pinot Noir titans Chuck Wagner, Michael Browne & Adam Lee. This one hour discussion will dive deep into the stories that have bonded them and explore wine paradigms that have shaped California Pinot Noir to become the world renowned wine that it is today.

Cooking with Cakebread: The Flavors of Spain

All classes are participation style and include the class, a tour of the winery and culinary gardens (weather permitting), an appetizer reception, and a three-course lunch paired with Cakebread Cellars wines. All participants leave with a Cakebread Cellars apron, a booklet of recipes and wine notes from the day, along with some great memories! Dishes include Watermelon Gazpacho, Tortilla Española, and a variety of Paella.

10th Annual Barbera Festival

The Barbera Festival, one of the top five wine festivals in California, was created to celebrate this wonderful, little known varietal. As a result, the festival has cultivated new found Barbera devotees who come from all over the world. They are passionate about Barbera and appreciate how well it pairs with a wide range of foods. At the 2021 Barbera Festival, top area restaurants and caterers will present the perfect culinary pairings while local musicians fill the air with live music. The event will feature nearly 50 wineries, all pouring Barbera, from all over California – not just Amador – including other regions in the Sierra Foothills, Paso Robles, Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino, Lake County, Ventura County, Lodi and the Bay Area.

Acumen Wine Gallery Presents: Champagne, Live Painting & Music Every Thursday Night This Summer

Acumen Napa Valley is excited to announce the opening of the Acumen PEAKeasy, Napa Valley’s first lounge dedicated to Champagne. Beginning June 17 and running through the end of September 2021, Acumen invites you to Champagne Thursday nights! Each Thursday, come and enjoy an evening of live music by Carl Vast and Paul Mehling (alternating each Thursday) while you sip on bubbles, and of course, enjoy Acumen’s rotating art gallery. To purchase PEAKeasy bottle service, Acumen invites you to make a reservation here: Acumen is dedicated to making the finest estate-grown wines on Atlas Peak. To achieve this goal, Acumen has established a vineyard program spanning two organically-certified vineyards and 116 planted acres. Acumen crafts a small portfolio of mountain-grown wines, with a focus on Atlas Peak Cabernet Sauvignon.

Taste of Mount Veeder

EXPERIENCE a Taste of Mount Veeder…ONCE AGAIN! TREAT yourself to world-class wines from 30+ @Mount Veeder wineries! Sunday, September 26 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. Walk-Around Wine Tasting, Gourmet Small Bites by Chef Chad Hendrickson, Silent Auction filled with rare wines and winery experience, and Live Blues from @The Hummingbirdz! The Great Courtyard at @The Hess Collection, 4411 Redwood Road, Napa Purchase your $125 tickets NOW before they sell out again…visit or call 707-266-1296 today! $150 Tickets at the Door DON’T MISS OUT…the wines are amazing and it’s a rare opportunity to TASTE and PURCHASE Mount Veeder AVA wines all in one place…most of which are not open to the public and are difficult to acquire. We look forward to seeing you there…CHEERS!

PERSPECTIVES: A Conversation with Cathy Corison and Colleen FitzGerald of Pine Ridge

On Thursday, June 17th at 6:30PM the Napa Valley Wine Library Association presents PERSPECTIVES – a one-on-one conversation between Cathy Corison and Colleen FitzGerald of Pine Ridge Vineyards. These two women will discuss their careers and the pursuit of extraordinary winemaking. Colleen FitzGerald is ten years into her career in the wine industry. She has been inspired by the vision and determination of Cathy Corison, whose journey began nearly 45 years ago. There is no charge for this event but reservations are required in order to access the StreamYard conversation. To reserve your spot go to Additional information about the event and a link will be sent once a reservation is completed. Please contact with further inquiries or questions.

Carr Winery Presents: Summer Art Series with Gus Harper

We’re elated to announce the first show of our Summer Art Series, featuring Gus Harper, happening Saturday, June 19th 6-9 PM. Join us at the winery in downtown Santa Barbara to meet the artist, enjoy wines by the glass, and mingle amongst good company. Based in Los Angeles, Harper has been creating and selling art around the world for the past 18 years. His work is moving, capturing your eyes and mind with geometric patterns, captivating iridescence, and immense detail. “Like the best of Pop, their effect is to awaken us to the strangeness of the ordinary, to present the most routine encumbrances of our daily lives as almost miraculous apparitions.” A few things to note: Our Santa Barbara tasting room will be accepting reservations from 12-5:30. Once the doors open at 6, the winery will morph into an open environment to explore the art exhibit freely. Free Admission, 21+

JUSTIN Isosceles Blending Virtual Tasting

BE A WINEMAKER FOR A NIGHT Virtual Tasting featuring our ISOSCELES Blending Selection Join us as Justin Baldwin and our winemaker, Scott Shirley, take you on the journey through how we blend our flagship wine, ISOSCELES. Each winemaking selection includes one full bottle of 2018 ISOSCELES and three half-bottle barrel samples of the individual component wines: 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon, 2019 Merlot, and 2019 Cabernet Franc. This is the first time we’ve made our barrel samples available to sip – don’t miss your unique chance to taste the building blocks of what makes ISOSCELES so exceptional.

LA Wine Fest

The LAWineFest brings wines and brews from around the world to your doorstep in a fun, relaxed environment. (Yes, we’re the WineFest. But turns out even wine lovers need a break to sip something else new and noteworthy too.) The Fest also serves up boutiques to browse, gourmet nibbles and artisan merchandise for sale, and a chill vibe. This year we are returning to Long Beach. The 16th Annual Fest combines tastes of wines from California and around the Globe. The ‘Celebration of All Things Wine’ offers tastes from dozens of wineries, numerous craft breweries, plus artisan boutiques, gourmet food trucks for purchase and live music each day. There are also two special Boutique Winery gardens that offer tastings from boutique wineries producing under 2,500 cases of wine per year (separate ticket).

Paso Robles Wine Festival

This year’s Wine Festival will not feature tastings in the downtown park, but rather individual experiences at Paso wineries throughout the weekend. THIS IS WHERE WINE TAKES YOU… The 38th Annual Wine Festival kicks-off Thursday, May 20 with Winemaker Dinners at area restaurants. On Friday, May 21, experience Paso Robles Wine Country with NEW Outdoor Excursions. A blend of Paso’s most unforgettable personalities, imaginative wines, and unique outings created for the wine adventurer. Spend Saturday, May 22, and Sunday, May 23 exploring weekend activities at 150+ wineries, including barrel tastings, artisanal food pairings, live music, and more!

Paso Robles Wine Country Virtual Auction

The inaugural Paso Robles Wine Country Virtual Auction will run online from May 10 to 16, allowing the wine region to showcase the wine country lifestyle to fans and bidders from around the country. A rare opportunity for bidders to acquire distinctive, exceptional lots not offered elsewhere features one-of-a-kind experiences not available out of any retail channel, as well as rare wines, vertical collections, and large format bottles, and more. Proceeds benefit the Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance Foundation, a 501c3 that gives back to the community primarily through educational scholarships for aspiring young adults from the Paso Robles region.

Mother’s Day Floral Workshop

Celebrate Mother’s Day weekend creating your own floral arrangement lead by a former instructor from Sequoia National Floral in Santa Rosa. Enjoy your lovely arrangement at home, or gift to a loved one. Each ticket includes: one DIY floral arrangement per person, all floral materials, and Rodney Strong wine. Enjoy special discounts on select bottle purchases.

Pizza on the Green

Enjoy a lovely evening on our Terrace & Green, filled with delicious wine and pizza! Each ticket includes Rodney Strong wine, a personal 10″ pizza provided by Kin, and a delightful ice cream sandwich from Noble Folk. Enjoy special discounts on select bottle purchases.

Yoga on the Green

Instructor Jenn Russo, Owner of Yoga On Center in Healdsburg, leads a one hour yoga session, followed by a Rodney Strong tasting flight. Optional cheese and charcuterie box available for purchase with advanced request. Enjoy special discounts on select bottles!

Symmetry Virtual Wine Tasting

This virtual tasting will feature three Symmetry vintages: 2008, 2012 and 2016. Join us as we taste through this Symmetry Trio and walk through the process from vine to bottle, as well as discuss the fundamentals of this unique Meritage blend. Hosts Ron Washam and winemaker Justin Seidenfeld will walk you through these three Symmetry vintages in this exclusive virtual wine tasting. Feel free to ask any questions you might have about Symmetry or wine in general at this virtual tasting designed for wine connoisseurs and enthusiasts alike!

April Supper Club

April’s Supper Club introduces our newest Stone Lion Chardonnay vintage, and pairs it with the international cuisine of highly regarded Chef Jose Dahan. Take a culinary voyage with us and take in the sunset views over the Monighetti Vineyard!

Tolosa Barrel Bash: Hoops and Staves 2021

Join Winemaker Frederic Delivert, Vintners Robin and Michelle Baggett, and your favorite Tolosa hosts as we share the highly anticipated first tastes of the 2020 Single Vineyard Pinot Noir and Chardonnay wines straight from the barrels! We’ll celebrate with a 3-course lunch and live music on the Tolosa Crush Pad as we ring in a new vintage.

May Supper Club: The Library 2016

May’s Supper Club will explore the second in a series of four Single Vineyard Series Library sessions. This session, we will explore the 2016 vintage as a perfect toast to the Mom in your life!

An Evening at Ember

Our Annual Winemaker Dinner at Ember returns to deliver an adventure of elegant Tolosa wines and exquisite coastal California cuisine! Savor a multi-course dinner alongside our Winemaker Frederic Delivert and Executive Chef Brian Collins.

1772 Club Party: Stone Lion

The legendary Stone Lion has produced as many tales as it has beautiful vintages of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. For this Special Tasting, Chef Spencer Johnson has created a menu suited for the “King of the Jungle”. Join us as we toast the wines of this remarkable vineyard donned in our animal prints!

Talking Dirt at Flying Goat: Sustainability & Down to Earth Month

Join Winemaker Norm Yost and his partner/wife Kate Griffith while they talk about sustainability at Flying Goat Cellars in a virtual Zoom meeting. These two OGs (Old Goats) have been practicing sustainability as part of their everyday lifestyle for decades. They’ve also been integrating it into best practices at Flying Goat. They love collaborating with local strategic partners who specialize in sustainable viticulture, agriculture, aquaculture and baking. With 21 vintages, Flying Goat wines have proven to be ageworthy and sustainable in their own right. Meeting link

Earth Day Webinar | Hosted by the Sonoma County Vintners & Sonoma County Winegrowers

Streaming live from the world’s most sustainable wine region, Sonoma County Vintners and Sonoma County Winegrowers will co-host a virtual sustainability panel discussion on April 22 in celebration of Earth Day. During this discussion attendees will take a deep dive with sustainability experts into grape growing and winemaking from around Sonoma County. Sonoma County has a record-breaking 99 percent of its local vineyards certified sustainable! Panelists will include winemakers and grape growers who can speak to what sustainability means for the destination and why you should be drinking sustainably. Moderated by Wine Enthusiast’s Virginie Boone. Register for the webinar here –

Sustainability Produced Wine & Coffee

Nestled within the Santa Maria Valley of Ramona, California, Ramona Roasters is a local veteran owned artisan crafted micro-roasting coffee company offering a variety of responsibly sourced coffees from around the world that are uniquely roasted to highlight the natural flavor profiles of the original coffee cherry.

Start Your Own Garden – Sustainable Living with Food & Wine

Join local cut flower farmer, Lisa Bee for a fun and interactive class, starting your own plants. Choose from tomatoes, basil, peppers, zucchini, squash, sunflowers, marigolds and more. Enjoy interactive instruction, in a personalized setting, with a glass of Ramona Ranch wine. Lisa Bee has been growing veggies and flowers from seed for over 10 years, starting thousands of plants from seed each year. Learn the tips and tricks to be successful, and saving money in the long-run, while learning to grow her favorites. Ramona Ranch is San Diego’s only certified sustainable Vineyard and Winery, co-owner Teri grew up in a gardening family, and loves to share the bounty from her garden every year, favoring tomatoes, peppers and basil, along with fresh lettuce, and squash.

Sustainable Virtual Offering at Tolosa

Sustainability has been a core value for Tolosa from the start. Tolosa’s vineyard, Edna Ranch, is sustainably farmed and is Sustainability in Practice (SIP) Certified. Join us for a Virtual Tasting as we Toast to Mother Earth and learn more about how we have taken our commitment to the next level. Purchase your 3-pack today and book your Virtual Tasting! Contact Tolosa to book your Virtual Tasting reservation or to inquire about customizing your Virtual Offering | (805) 782-0500 . This 3-pack includes 1 bottle each: • Pure Chardonnay 2018 • Pacific Wind Pinot Noir 2018 • 1772 Pinot Noir 2018

Wine & Art – Paint your Own Garden Hat

Join the winery owner and artist Tracy Weinzapfel for a fun and interactive class, creating your own custom Garden hat, while learning about Ramona Ranch Winery and wines. Upcycle an existing hat of your own, creating your own summer shade. Just $40 per person, seats limited for safe distancing – the class will be held outside. Class includes wine, instruction and supplies – bring your own hat.

Down To Earth 25% Discount

Our naturally, hand crafted, small batch wines, will be a wonderful addition to your lunch & dinner celebration. We take online offers to be shipped or we welcome curb pick up. Visiting our vineyard is by appointment, so we ask you please to call 925-330-2440 before visiting.

Clif Family Tune-up!, A Virtual bike ride, cooking demo and wine tasting

Join us for a Clif Family inspired virtual ride via your Peloton bike or app. Following the ride, we’ll reconvene via Clif Family’s Facebook Page for a Live Re-Fueling Cooking Demo + Wine and Food Discussion with Executive Chef John McConnell and a panel of special guests. This event is complimentary To sign up for the ride, click the link below to fill out the form to receive the instructions and other information on how to join us on the group ride. You can ride via your Peloton Bike or the Peloton App on your chosen device. REGISTERING FOR THE RIDE WILL ENTER YOU FOR A CHANCE TO WIN A CLIF FAMILY CYCLING SWAG BAG! DON’T FORGET TO USE OUR HASHTAG #TEAMCLIFFAMILY ON THE PELOTON LEADERBOARD SO WE CAN BE SURE TO GIVE YOU SOME HIGH FIVES. RSVP TODAY!

Winetasting with Live Music

Experience San Diego’s only certified sustainable vineyard and winery, bring a picnic and/or your pet and experience old-fashioned winery hospitality on our view terrace. Open Friday – Sunday, 11 to 6 pm.

Napa Valley Sessions- Sustainability: The Real Substance

Join us to explore how three wineries put their bold sustainability words into action. We’ll discuss the rigor and substance behind Napa Green and other sustainability certifications, and why it is essential that conscientious businesses communicate with employees, customers and guests about how and what sustainability really is. The session will be moderated by Sandra Taylor, President and CEO of Sustainable Business International. Register at

A Chef’s Journey Through Alexander Valley, World-Class Food & Wine Tasting Adventure

Explore the diversity of Alexander Valley through the eyes of 3 local chefs over a series of 6 virtual tastings, moderated by wine-writer, Sommelier, and graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, Courtney Humiston. Each chef is challenged to course three varietals per episode and dive into the nuances of what makes the perfect pairing. Travel through the valley, from north to south, valley floor to mountain top, to discover how microclimate and winemaking style can affect each varietal. Our winemakers and hospitality specialists will be on the session to guide you on terroir differences and winemaking techniques and discuss the chef’s pairings.

Frey’s April Virtual Tasting

The April Tasting package includes the following 3 bottles & an invite to attend the April Virtual Tasting Event where Katrina Frey and Nicky Coachman-Robinson will discuss the new label collaboration of Kwaya Wines celebrating unity and African culture, during Organic Spa Magazine’s Wellness Experience Cocktail Hour. 2019 Kwaya Organic Chardonnay 2019 Kwaya Organic Sangiovese 2019 Kwaya Organic Merlot ***Place your order by 4/6/21 to receive your wines in time for the event! This virtual tasting is the cocktail hour of Organic Spa Magazine’s Virtual Wellness Experience taking place on April 13th-14th. To learn more about their event and to register, visit:

Vintage Paso: Zinfandel Weekend

Vintage Paso: Zinfandel Weekend is a themed weekend in Paso Robles Wine Country featuring individual experiences at wineries. This year our Vintage Paso: Zinfandel Weekend will not feature a single marquee event. 100+ local wineries celebrate with 3 days of experiences. Create your own Zinful itinerary to smell, sip, and savor the heritage of Paso Robles. Currently, large-scale gatherings are not approved. Wineries will be conducting business much in the same way they are now, with groups of no more than six people per party, socially distanced, with all precautions in place to create a safe environment for both guests and employees. At this time, wine tasting rooms and restaurants are only allowed to operate outdoor services.


Join founder Justin Baldwin for a Live Virtual Wine Tasting! Celebrate Valentine’s Day with three exceptional wines paired with a box of gourmet Compartés chocolates! Date & Time: Friday, February 12th at 6:00pm PST Where: Instagram Live – @JUSTINWINE Special Offer: For the first time, we’re offering early bird pricing of 10% off. Order your tasting pack by February 2 and use promo code VDAY for free shipping. Tasting Pack Includes: 2019 Rosé, 2018 Reserve Tempranillo, 2018 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, and a limited edition 10-piece box of custom-made, gourmet Compartés chocolates, featuring one-of-a-kind JUSTIN designs and individually selected to pair beautifully with each of these wines. To ensure freshness, tasting packs will ship no earlier than one week prior to the event. For legal reasons, we cannot ship this pack to the following states: AL, AR, DE, IN, KY, LA, MS, MT, NJ, OH, OK, RI, SC, UT, VT, WY.

JUSTIN Holiday Desserts Wine Pairing: Special Offer

The holidays are the perfect time to indulge your sweet tooth, so this month’s live virtual tasting with Justin Baldwin and JUSTIN Executive Chef Rachel Haggstrom will pair three exceptional wines with scrumptious baked desserts. Let’s fire up those ovens! Featured Wines: 2018 JUSTIFICATION 2018 SAVANT 2018 Sunny’s Block* Order your tasting pack by Tuesday, December 8th and use promo code HOLIDAYS for free shipping! Please note – for legal reasons, we cannot ship this pack to the following states: AL, AR, DE, IN, KY, LA, MS, MT, NJ, OH, OK, RI, SC, UT, VT. *Sunny’s Block available in 375mL only Holiday Desserts Wine Pairing: Special Offer ENHANCE YOUR VIRTUAL TASTING WITH THESE DESSERT PAIRINGS FROM JUSTIN’S EXECUTIVE CHEF RACHEL HAGGSTROM DESSERT PAIRINGS AND RECIPES: 2018 JUSTIFICATION Caramel & Chocolate Turtle Tart, 2018 SAVANT Gingerbread Cookies, 2018 Sunny’s Block Coconut Cake

Alexander Valley Vineyards ~ Home Delivery Shipping Special

Home Delivery Offer Restrictions: Offer valid for wines shipped in the continental U.S. This offer does not apply to wines shipped to Alaska or Hawaii. Minimum order of 2 bottles to qualify for the $1 per bottle shipping on 750ml and 375ml bottles. Magnums are $2 per bottle, 3L are $4 per bottle. Wines packed in wood boxes are subject to additional shipping costs – see product for details. Each order will be charged a $1 processing fee. Monthly wine club shipments, prior orders or other special promotions excluded from this offer. This offer applies to orders placed today thru December 30, 2020.

Behind the Wines with Elaine Chukan Brown – “The Winemaker Sessions” (Final Episode)

The Winemaker Sessions” will welcome return guests from the “Behind the Wines” series, along with new faces from renowned California wine regions, to taste and discuss one another’s wines and share stories about trends, challenges and opportunities in 2020. The finale will be led by webinar host Elaine Chukan Brown and be an extended episode consisting of five segments, each running 20-25 minutes.

Alexander Valley Vineyards ~ Home Delivery Shipping Special

To encourage home delivery, order two or more bottles and we’ll ship for $1 per bottle plus $1 order processing fee. Home Delivery Offer Restrictions: Offer valid for wines shipped in the continental U.S. This offer does not apply to wines shipped to Alaska or Hawaii. Minimum order of 2 bottles to qualify for the $1 per bottle shipping on 750ml and 375ml bottles. Magnums are $2 per bottle, 3L are $4 per bottle. Wines packed in wood boxes are subject to additional shipping costs – see product for details. Each order will be charged a $1 processing fee. Monthly wine club shipments, prior orders or other special promotions excluded from this offer. This offer applies to orders placed today thru November 30, 2020.

JUSTIN Thanksgiving Virtual Wine Tasting: Special Offer

Join Justin Baldwin and JUSTIN Executive Chef Rachel Haggstrom for a pre-Thanksgiving virtual wine tasting with three exceptional wines paired with delicious holiday dishes prepared live. Featured Wines: 2019 Viognier 2017 TRILATERAL 2017 ISOSCELES Date & Time: Friday, November 20th at 6:00pm PST Where: Instagram Live – @JUSTINWINE or Facebook @JUSTINWINERY Order your tasting pack by Tuesday, November 17th and use promo code THANKSGIVING for free shipping! Please note – for legal reasons, we cannot ship this pack to the following states: AL, AR, DE, IN, KY, LA, MS, NJ, OH, OK, RI, UT. $156.00 RETAIL PRICE $124.80WINE SOCIETY PRICE For questions, please reach out to the JUSTIN Wine Society by phone at 805.591.3200 or at WINESOCIETY@nullJUSTINWINE.COM ENHANCE YOUR VIRTUAL TASTING WITH THESE FOOD PAIRINGS FROM JUSTIN’S EXECUTIVE CHEF RACHEL HAGGSTROM 2019 Viognier Brown Butter and Sage Roasted Cauliflower – RECIPE 2017 TRILATERAL Autumn Vegetable Stuffing – RECIPE 2017 ISOSCELES Oven-Roasted Prime Rib – RECIPE

Alpha Omega’s Giving Thanks Live Virtual Tasting

Alpha Omega’s Winemaker and Virtual Tasting Team lead this live, interactive virtual experience featuring two beautiful Alpha Omega wines and a premier culinary demonstration. 25% of all proceeds from the virtual event will be donated to the Napa Valley Community Foundation’s Disaster Relief Fund for wildfires to assist those affected by the LNU Lightning Complex Fires and the Glass Fire. Sign up with friends and get ready for a virtual tasting experience like no other. Sign up deadline is December 4, 2020 to allow ample time for wines to be shipped to participants.

“Behind the Wines: The Harvest Sessions” with Elaine Chukan Brown

Wine Institute’s California Wine Export Program will conclude its “Behind the Wines” webinar series with “The Harvest Sessions,” a unique trio of episodes, moderated by host Elaine Chukan Brown, to give a behind the scenes look at the 2020 vintage across the Golden State. In part two of the Harvest Sessions, Elaine will sit down with sparkling wine producers producers, Scott Caraccioli of Caraccioli Cellars in Monterey County and Michael Cruse of Cruse Wine Co. in the North Coast. The two will bring different perspectives on approaches to sparkling wine production: a family-owned, traditional method sparkling wine house sourcing fruit exclusively from the cool Santa Lucia Highlands and a more contemporary operation that produces traditional method sparkling and Pét-Nat from atypical varieties such as Valdiguié and St. Laurent, sourced from all over the North Coast. Register here:

“Behind the Wines: The Harvest Sessions” with Elaine Chukan Brown

Wine Institute’s California Wine Export Program will conclude its “Behind the Wines” webinar series with “The Harvest Sessions,” a unique trio of episodes, moderated by host Elaine Chukan Brown, to give a behind the scenes look at the 2020 vintage across the Golden State. Elaine and guests Steve Matthaisson, winemaker and owner of Matthiasson Wines and Tendu, and Beth Forrestal, Assistant Professor of Viticulture and Enology at University of California, Davis, will give an on-the-ground look at what factors were at play during the harvest season in the North Coast and provide perspective on their impact on vintage overall. Register here:

“Behind the Wines: The Harvest Sessions” with Elaine Chukan Brown

Wine Institute’s California Wine Export Program concludes its “Behind the Wines” webinar series with “The Harvest Sessions,” a unique trio of episodes, moderated by host Elaine Chukan Brown, to give a behind the scenes look at the 2020 vintage across the Golden State. Elaine starts the harvest tour in the Central Coast, getting a behind the scenes look at the harvest with two producers who together demonstrate the diversity of terroirs, grape varieties, and wine styles produced in this region: Graham Tatomer of Tatomer and Tyler Thomas, winemaker at Dierberg and Star Lane. Register here:

Behind the Wines with Elaine Chukan Brown, Ep. 28 – Featuring Dan Petroski, Winemaker, Larkmead and Massican

In this episode of the Behind the Wines webinar series with Elaine Chukan Brown, Elaine and Dan will take a look at the wide spectrum of styles Napa Valley has to offer: from classic Napa Cabernet house to the cool, new wave producer of high acid whites. The two will also discuss Dan’s experimental vineyard at Larkmead, testing a mix of varieties from all over the world to see how they grow in the northern Napa Valley as part of his response to climate change.

Halloween Family Friendly Wine & Pizza Night – October 30th

It’s Pizza Night! Join us for a night of Halloween fun at Bricoleur Vineyards. Halloween Family Friendly Wine & Pizza Night! Join us for a Halloween themed evening full of excitement and delicious wine and food! Party at Bricoleur Vineyards with spooky treats, a costume contest, pumpkins, and more! Our chef Shane McAnelly is firing up the pizza oven and creating three different delicious pizza options to choose from, along with a fresh salad using lettuces and vegetables grown in our estate garden. Come enjoy the beauty of Bricoleur Vineyards and kick off your weekend with us! Purchase Tickets Here:


Participate in our Harvest celebration from the comfort of your own home. On Saturday, October 17th at 2:00pm PDT, join Founder Justin Baldwin and JUSTIN Master Sommelier Joe Spellman for an in-depth tasting and discussion on our 2016 Reserve Tempranillo, 2017 Reserve Malbec, and 2017 Trilateral. $151.00 RETAIL PRICE $120.80 WINE SOCIETY PRICE” Available to purchase on our website: Please note – for legal reasons, we cannot ship this pack to the following states: AL, AR, DE, IN, KY, LA, MS, NJ, OH, OK, RI, UT. Shipments include a chill pack to protect the wines during the summer months for up to 3 days during shipment. We recommend that our Midwest and East Coast participants choose an expedited shipping option.


Join our JUSTIN Sommelier and Wine Educator Jim Gerakaris for an immersive and educational seminar featuring our four latest vintages of ISOSCELES Reserve (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015). General Admission Tickets: $150 Per Person (excludes tax) Wine Society and IR Members: $120 (excludes tax) Limited seats are available. To reserve, call or email concierge: PH: 805-591-3224, Email:


Join us on the restaurant patio and celebrate the bounty of the harvest season with a fall-inspired 4-course menu prepared by JUSTIN’s Executive Chef Rachel Haggstrom, accompanied by a premium wine pairing. General Admission Tickets: $250 (excludes tax and gratuity) Wine Society and IR Members: $200 (excludes tax and gratuity)” Limited seats are available. To reserve, call or email concierge: PH: 805-591-3224, Email:

Taste of Howell Mountain at HOME!

TICKET LEVELS: Complimentary Howell Mountain Access – $0 Admission ticket includes: Access to on-line bidding and broadcast of Live Auction close out. Level 1 – HOWELL MOUNTAIN AVA FOUNDERS & GENERATIONS WEBINAR – $50 • Howell Mountain logoed six-bottle wine tote and Howell Mountain logoed wine key • Access to on-line bidding Level 2 – VIRTUAL WINE TASTINGS | TASTE OF HOWELL MOUNTAIN at HOME – $150 – $425 Admission ticket includes: • Virtual Online Tasting for one household with one Howell Mountain winery, with anywhere from 1 to 4-750ml bottles of their Howell Mountain wine shipped to you in advance of the tasting. • ALL virtual tastings take place on Saturday, October 24 from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. PST in advance of the online Live Auction beginning at 3:00 p.m. PST • Howell Mountain logoed six-bottle wine tote and Howell Mountain logoed wine key • Access to on-line bidding

Sunday Social Club Supper

A virtual event. Sunday supper is a time for multiple generations of friends and family to gather around the table to a special meal. We’re offering a chance to decompress and prepare for the upcoming week with a Virtual Sunday Social Club Supper, with a menu designed by a special guest chef! RSVP here as soon as possible; an ingredients list will be emailed to guests a week in advance:

The Life of a Grape: A Harvest Experience

A virtual event. From the vineyards to the crush pad to the winery interior, there are many steps our estate grown grapes take on their way to becoming Emeritus wine. You are cordially invited to join them on this Life of a Grape tour, with Maia as your host to walk you through the process of the harvest at our estate vineyards!  Watch the dawn harvest without having to wake up that early; haul grapes down Pinot Hill without getting your good hiking boots dirty; crush grapes without need for worrying about stains! RSVP here:

Virtual Wine Tasting with Buena Vista Winery and the Count Himself

We are celebrating California Wine Month throughout September! Join the Count of Buena Vista on Facebook LIVE as he tastes through a selection of wines that highlight the very best of California winemaking: Count’s Selection Pinot Gris, Otelia’s Selection Pinot Noir, Attila’s Selection Zinfandel and the Sheriff of Buena Vista Red Blend. Purchase these wines and taste along with the Count!

Sip Happens…

The Aloft Dublin-Pleasanton offers a wide array of modern amenities and technology, meant to make each stay unique. We are located just 15-20 minutes from over 40 boutique wineries in the Livermore Valley Wine region. This package includes a bottle of local favorite, Wente Wines, a $25 Uber credit to get you to your first destination, and of course, an overnight stay in one of our spacious rooms or suites. At the end of your day, relax in our heated pool or whirlpool. At our WXYZ Lounge enjoy craft cocktails, local wines & beers plus delicious food. Fully equipped with essentials like a pool table, bocce court, corn toss, and a fire pit in our backyard, your stay will be one to remember.