Wine Country Event Calendar – be ready for some wine tasting fun


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18th Annual Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival            May 15-17, 2015

Anderson Valley is Pinot Noir wine county. This is your chance to experience the wonderful Pinot Noir wines of this beautiful and serene area of Mendocino County.  Taste Pinot Noir wines from the various wineries in the Anderson Valley, attend a technical conference, and participate in other fun PInot activities.

Tickets to all of these lively events  are now on sale at Anderson Valley Wines.

Friday, May 15: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Technical Conference at the Mendocino County Fairgrounds
14400 Highway 128, Boonville, CA 95415
$95 per person

Attend a full day of educational seminars about wine growing and winemaking at the fairground’s Apple Hall. A light breakfast & full lunch are included.

Friday, May 15: 5 – 8:30pm
Post-conference Social BBQ on the Vineyard at Lula Cellars
2800 Guntly Rd, Philo, CA 95466
$50 per person

Saturday, May 16: 11am – 3pm
Grand Tasting at Goldeneye Winery
9200 Highway 128, Philo, CA 95466
Tickets are $105 each.

Sunday, May 17: All Day
Open House events will be held at participating local wineries and will include tastings, seminars, food and wine pairings, and more (a list of winery open houses can be found at www.avwines.com).




Robert Mondavi Winery Summer Concert Series Announces 46th Season

Back for its 46th year is the Robert Mondavi Winery Concert. The series is one of the highlights of the wine, food and music scene of the summer months in the Napa Valley. Grammy Award-winning artists Lyle Lovett and Melissa Etheridge, as well as New Orleans natives Trombone Shorty, Orleans Avenue and more, will be featured in the 2015 series. The Summer Concert Series opens with a bang on the Fourth of July at the winery, with the return of Robert Mondavi Winery’s spectacular fireworks show and concert. The concerts will continue through the summer with additional performances on July 11, 18, 25 and August 1. Food will be provided this year by Off The Grid, Vintage Sweet Shoppe and Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream. As usual, proceeds from ticket sales will directly benefit Napa Valley music programs.

Ticket are on sale now and prices vary by performance. For complete information on this year’s summer concert series visit the Robert Mondavi Website Or, send an email to: concerts@robertmondaviwinery.com.

  • Joe Becerra

    Joe Becerra has been traveling to wine country and enjoying wine since 1965. He is a retired educator, and now have the time the opportunity to share his wine travel experiences through this Website.