Welcome to 2017! We hope to see you this year in Sonoma County. This year brings with it many exciting winery offerings and events to look forward to. Whether it’s wine tasting weekends or special introductions to the best of Sonoma wine country we would love to be your transportation option when visiting wine country. Let’s explore some of the upcoming events and get started on booking your next getaway!
The 25th Annual Winter WINEland
Saturday, January 14th, 2017 – 11:00am to 04:00pm
Sunday, January 15th, 2017 – 11:00am to 04:00pm
The 25th Annual Winter WINEland is a great opportunity to meet winemakers, taste limited production wines, new releases, or library wines. All participating wineries will highlight a vintage, varietal or vertical tasting for the weekend. Ticket price will include wine tasting at all of the participating wineries for the weekend. This event does not take place at one location, you travel from winery to winery, visiting the ones you are interested in exploring. This is the perfect event to book Beau Wine Tours transportation. We love hosting large groups in our comfortable and spacious shuttles as well as more intimate tasting excursions in our luxurious town cars and limos. More than 140 wineries will be participating in the Alexander, Dry Creek, and Russian River Valleys, book our services for the perfect way to experience the best of Winter WINEland. This annual event always sells out and there will be no ticket sales at the door.
Sonoma County Living – The Best of Healdsburg Tour
An Interactive Day of Food, Wine & Floral
Second Wednesday of Every Month, Year Round
Three leading businesses have banded together to offer the Sonoma County Living Tour, an exciting and interactive day of unforgettable hands-on learning experiences in intimate settings in the charming Sonoma Wine Country town of Healdsburg. Start the day designing the perfect floral centerpiece as you learn design techniques for natural arrangements at the charming Dragonfly Floral School, on a six-acre organic flower farm. Gain a deeper understanding of the art of food and wine pairing by enjoying delicious wines with diverse foods on Wine Country Walking Tours’ behind-the-scenes experience of carefully curated tasting rooms and restaurants in historic downtown Healdsburg. Then cook like a local as you create a four-course meal with seasonal artisan ingredients at the acclaimed Relish Culinary Adventures cooking school.
You’ll learn the secrets for taking a bit of the Wine Country lifestyle home with you, allowing you to confidentially plan anything from a simple gathering with friends to an extravagant feast by featuring outstanding wines, amazing food, and beautiful floral arrangements.
Wine Road’s Double Weekend Barrel Tasting
March 3rd – 5th, 2017
March 10th – 12th, 2017
Members of the Wine Road welcome you to their wineries and lodgings for two exciting weekends of wine tasting. This is your chance to sample wines from the barrel, talk to winemakers and explore the beautiful Alexander, Dry Creek and Russian River Valleys.
Barrel tasting is a form of wine tasting where you can sample the wine straight out of the barrel. This tasting process takes place either during the course of wines development or prior to bottling. This event is all about the wine…many wineries offer “futures” on their barrel samples. This is a chance to purchase wine now, often at a discount, then come back to the winery when the wine is bottled, typically 12-18 months from now. Many wines are so limited, buying futures is your only chance to purchase them.
Heart of Sonoma Valley Winery Association’s Savor Sonoma Valley
March 18th – 19th, 2017
Join several wineries throughout Sonoma Valley for this premium wine and culinary experience! Wineries will be showcasing their vintages straight from the barrels, sampling new releases, and offering award-winning wines paired perfectly with culinary creations prepared by local chefs and restaurants. Meet winemakers, peek behind-the-scenes, peruse local art, and listen to live music.
Wineries throughout the towns of Kenwood & Glen Ellen will be tasting the Barrel Tasting experience to a new level. Taste unique and hard to find wines, taste your all time faves, taste the classics – we have something for everyone. Participating Wineries include: Deerfield Ranch Winery, Kenwood Vineyards, La Rochelle, Ledson Winery & Vineyards, Little Vineyards, Loxton Cellars, Madrone Estate Winery, Manzanita Creek Winery, Mayo Family Winery, Muscardini Cellars, Orpheus Wines, Paradise Ridge Winery, Spann Vineyards, Sunce Winery & Vineyards, St. Anne’s Crossing Winery, Ty Caton Vineyards, VJB Vineyards & Cellars.
Beau Wine Tours is a perfect option for enjoying these winter events. Don’t worry about a designated driver or finding an option to fit you and your friends. Book a vehicle with us and we’ll transport you around wine country in comfort, style and class. Unable to make the specific events but want to experience wine country on your time? Check out all of our Sonoma County wine tour options.
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