Summer is now in full swing in Sonoma County. We couldn’t be more thrilled to take our guests through the winding roads of wine country as the sun hangs high in the sky. From the rolling hills of Russian River and the Dry Creek Valley to the sprawling Sonoma Coast growing region and every where in between, we’ll find the best experience for you! Among personalized tours, there are also fabulous wine country events that shouldn’t be missed. We’re here for all of your transportation needs.
5th Annual Bacigalupi Vineyard Designate Tasting
July 16, 2016
Looking for one place to experience many wines in Sonoma County? This is your chance to participate in a very special and limited tasting featuring wines produced exclusively from Bacigalupi Vineyards. All wineries are hand selected and excel in producing wines that express the true terroir of their vineyards. Enjoy a varietal food pairing featuring local favorite Stark & Co. Catering and live music. This is perfect way to sample some of the best of Sonoma County. Participating wineries include: Williams Selyem, Gary Farrell, Flanagan, Matrix Winery, Venge Vineyards, Cast Winery, Eleven- Eleven and more!
The Bacigalupi family has been farming grapes in the Russian River Valley since 1956. Now, with three generations of dedication to the land, Bacigalupi Vineyards has earned a reputation as one of the finest sources of fruit. In 2011, they released their new label: Bacigalupi. Discover more of their wines here: https://secure.bacigalupivineyards.com/xe/xe.asp?page=viewcat&cat=wines
Valley of the Moon Festival
July 16 – 31, 2016
The Valley of the Moon Music Festival is the first festival in America entirely devoted to classical music. In their second year, the Valley of the Moon Music Festival brings you Classical and Romantic chamber music played on period instruments by some of the world’s leading experts in historically informed performance as well as up-and-coming musicians. This season’s theme is “The Voice in Chamber Music.”
Opening Concert: Inspired by the Magic Flute
Clementi Piano solo
Mozart Sonata in A Major K.526
Beethoven Magic Flute variations in Eb
Beethoven Kakadu variations
Kyle Stegall, tenor
Elizabeth Blumenstock, violin
Tanya Tomkins, cello
Eric Zivian, fortepiano
Enjoy a picnic on the patio of the Hanna Boys Center before attending a concert, and stay for a complimentary glass of wine while mingling with the artists afterwards. Each reception will feature a different local Sonoma winery pouring their finest for you to enjoy.
Learn more about the Valley of the Moon Festival below:
Starlight Supper at Jordan Winery
August 13, 2016
One of the best ways to soak up wine country to the fullest in to attend a winery dinner. An evening full of an abundance of wine, farm to table food and intimate conversations with the winemakers themselves. Join Jordan Winery for an evening of culinary artistry under the stars with their Starlight Supper at Jordan Winery in Healdsburg. Hosted on the Winery Chateau lawns in celebration of the Perseids meteor shower, this second-annual event will feature a four-course dinner by their chef. Dinner will showcase the bounty of their garden and other local purveyors paired with a selection of Jordan vintages. This unforgettable affair is replete with live entertainment and expert-guided stargazing with telescopes.
The Jordan Estate is nestled in the Alexander Valley of Sonoma County, where the Winery Chateau overlooks nearly 1,200 acres of rolling hills and vineyards dedicated to agriculture, hospitality and conservation. Learn more about this historic property, their wine growing philosophy and of course their wine!