This February visit verdant and picturesque Anderson Valley for the Winter White Wine Festival. Fashioned after a European winter market, the festival features the white wines of Anderson Valley with a special emphasis on our 40-year tradition of Alsatian varietals.
The Grand Tasting begins Saturday at 11 am, and features more than 30 wineries pouring Riesling, Pinot Gris, Gewürztraminer, Chardonnay, sparkling wine, and more. Shop hand-crafted goods offered for sale by a select group of local artisans. Savor seasonal small bites prepared by chefs from Mendocino and beyond and bid on library, rare and unique wines to benefit local charities. Enjoy live music to tie it all together! Bid on library, rare and unique wines in the auction supporting our local community.
We’ll begin the day with “Why Riesling?” – an interactive morning seminar highlighting the many styles of this exciting, cool-weather grape and including wine tasting and mouth-watering food pairings. Known previously as International Alsace Varietals Festival, our new White Wine Festival expands the range of white wine varietals and adds a winter craft market.
23rd Annual Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival https://www.avwines.com/ Mark your calendars!
Come experience Pinot Noir produced by some of California’s finest vintners, from grapes grown here in the beautiful and rugged Anderson Valley. To our knowledge, this is the only festival in the world that celebrates a single varietal from a single appellation.
This festival is a three day event including a Technical Conference & social BBQ in the vineyards on Friday, Grand Tasting on Saturday with 40+ wineries participating, many elegant winemaker dinners on Saturday evening, and open houses at all area wineries on Sunday. Grand Tasting to be held at Scharffenberger Cellars, Philo
Unprecedented access to winery cellars, taste yet-to-be-released wines, and purchase futures of your favorites at a special barrel tasting weekend price! Explore the area, discover new wineries, and enjoy a beautiful summer weekend in Mendocino's Pinot country!
Participating wineries will feature previews of new wines, from Pinot Noir to Zinfandel, along with current releases. Attendees will receive a logo glass and a wristband, which grants access to the events for both Saturday and Sunday.
21st Annual Crab, Wine, & Beer Days https://www.crabwinebeermendo.org/ January 24th-February 2nd, 2020
Mendocino County appreciates its relationship with the sea by celebrating it's harvest! Throughout Mendocino County, restaurants, winemakers, and even the fishermen welcome locals and visitors alike to join in celebrating. Enjoy Dungeness crab by pairing with a wide variety of locally-crafted Mendocino wines during this festival.
Crab Cake Coof-Off & Wine Tasting-February 1, 2020
2020 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition Public Tasting http://winejudging.com/public-tasting/ Please join us on February 15, 2020 at Fort Mason in San Francisco.
Taste the finest of wines! Now entering its 20th year, the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, the largest competition of American wines in the world, will once again host the Public Tasting with thousands of patrons from around the nation. Each year, wine lovers experience exciting new award winning wines at what has become an annual tradition for many friends and families to gather and enjoy a delightful day on the Bay with amazing wines and delicious food. Tasting from 5,500 entries last year were poured at last year’s event and this year there will be a new showing of thousands of the country’s finest wines calibrated by the top professional wine judges. This popular event encourages guests to taste, learn and enjoy. Raise a glass and cheer to an exciting new wine experience. Don’t miss your chance to participate at the annual Public Tasting at Fort Mason Center, Saturday, February 15, 2020.
6th Annual Taste of Mendocino http://www.tasteofmendo.com This intimate wine event will showcase the people and products that make Mendocino County such a special place.
Saturday, April 18th
Berkeley Country Club, CA
Don’t miss this great opportunity to meet the winemakers, artisan product purveyors, destination outfitters, brew masters, chefs and innkeepers of Mendocino County. Expect some wild characters, distinctive wine, laughter and good times.
Buellton Wine and Chili Festival https://buelltonwineandchilifestival.com/ Sunday, March 15thfrom 12 to 4 PM
The 2020 Buellton Wine & Chili Festival will take place on Sunday, March 15th from 12 – 4:30 p.m.! Come sample from over 30 wineries and craft breweries, and 25+ chili and salsa cooks at the beautiful Flying Flags RV Resort! entertainment by the Dusty Jugs / The Rincons and The VineYard Byrds!
Planned Parenthood Food Fare https://www.pplafoodfare.com/ Thursday, March 19, 2020 • Barker Hangar • Santa Monica
Hosted annually by Planned Parenthood LA, Food Fare is one of the premiere food events in Southern California. Featuring well over 150 of LA’s best restaurants, caterers, wineries, breweries, libation purveyors, and retail merchants. All proceed from the event benefit Planner Parenthood LA and in 2019, Food Fare raised over $1.2M in support of PPLA.
Family Winemakers of California https://familywinemakers.org/taste Sunday, March 22th 12:00-5:00PM
Family Winemakers will host its annual tasting of family-produced and hard-to-find California wines on Sunday March 22nd, 2020 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. The Sunday tasting is a one day event of award-winning small, family-owned wineries that create wines from many of the state's fabled wine growing regions. Great Wine -- A Family Tradition!
Food & Wine Festival Palm Desert http://www.palmdesertfoodandwine.com/ Food & Wine Festival Palm Desert
Saturday, March 28 and Sunday, March 29, 2020
Palm Desert Food & Wine features more than 60 premium and sparkling wines, representing a wonderfully diverse selection of the best wines in the country and the world. You will enjoy both well-known favorites and hidden gems at the Grand Tastings, March 24 and 25, and will also be able to interact with many of the vintners and winemakers.
Masters of Taste LA https://mastersoftastela.com/ Sunday, April 5th, 2020
Nothing brings a community together quite like great food, drinks, and a great cause! Join us on Sunday, April 5th, for Masters of Taste, a premier food and beverage festival on the field of the iconic Rose Bowl in Pasadena. We'll see you there!
California Wine Festival http://www.californiawinefestival.com/ Experience the quintessential California wine tasting and enjoy hundreds of California’s finest vintage wines, delicious gourmet foods samples and lively music. Discover new wines at every Festival, find a new favorite and pair it with a dizzying variety of fresh gourmet appetizers like artisan breads, cheeses, olive oils and so much more. Enjoy an afternoon of wine, food and music – at the biggest wine festival under the sun!
Friday & Saturday, April 17 & 18, 2020
Friday & Saturday, May 29 & 30, 2020
Friday & Saturday, July 17 & 18, 2020
Friday & Saturday, November 6 & 7, 2020
Sipurbia Wine & Beer Festival https://www.sipurbia.com/ Saturday, April 25thFrom 3:00pm to 7:00PM SIPurbia will feature samples of craft beer and wine. Delicious food, awesome live bands/DJs, lawn games, and a variety of vendors will round out the day. There's something for everyone, so gather your friends and come have fun! All tickets include a souvenir tasting cup, samples of craft beer and wine, and live entertainment all day.
A Culinary Evening with California Winemasters http://californiawinemasters.org/ Saturday, May 16th, 2020 6PM
at Warner Bros., “Midwest Street”
A wine tasting extraordinaire and spectacular hors d’oeuvres dinner benefiting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. This WINE SPECTATOR PERENNIAL “TOP TEN U.S. CHARITY WINE AUCTION” will be held on the “Midwest Street” backlot at Warner Bros.
May 16, 2020
Warner Bros. Studio
Gate 7 – Forest Lawn Drive
Burbank, CA 91522 5:30PM- 8:30PM
Individual Tickets: $400 (tax deductible amount: $275)
Individual Premium Tickets (VIP): $500 – Comes with Valet Parking and Early Entrance (tax deductible amount: $363)