Looking for ideas to make your visit to Sonoma or Napa Valley Wine Country EXTRA special? Pure Luxury has a list of unique experiences during February for you to choose from. Whether you prefer the Sonoma Coast, Sonoma Valley boutique wineries, annual Sonoma Valley winery events, or the legendary Napa Valley, Napa Valley cuisine paired with Napa Valley wine, or a cooking class, there are many options to include on your adventure in Northern California Wine Country.
Visit the Sonoma Coast for an outstanding winemaker dinner featuring two of Sonoma County’s exceptional wineries. Presented by Inn at the Tides at their Bay View Restaurant on February 26th, this winemaker dinner brings together Trecini Cellars and Kosta Browne Winery. Guests will meet Trecini proprietors John, Cathy, and David Vicini, plus, Kosta Browne partner, Dan Kosta. Kosta Browne is not open to the public, and their waiting list numbers in the thousands. The menu includes Kosta Browne Pinot Noirs which were awarded 92 and 93 points by Wine Spectator and Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate, plus a 2013 Double Gold Late Harvest from Trecini.
This annual event from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. on February 27th invites guests to sip artisan wines from seven boutique Sonoma Valley wineries. Many wineries will also have tasty bites for guests to enjoy. Participating wineries include Anaba, Enkidu Wines, Patz & Hall, Stone Edge Farm, Tin Barn, Talisman, and Ty Caton Vineyards. Guests will enjoy small batch wines, hard to find wines, and are likely to meet the winemakers themselves.
February 26th to February 28th, Sonoma Valley Vintners & Growers presents the annual VinOlivo. The celebration begins with the Grand Tasting on Friday evening where guests are invited to taste wines from over 50 wineries and enjoy bites from over 20 local restaurants, artisan food purveyors, and caterers. On Saturday and Sunday, ticket holders can choose from a variety of winemaker dinners, and enjoy access to over 40 wineries offering special tastings, pricing, and tours.
This Frank Family wine club event on February 27th is a perfect example of the perks of membership! Succulent crab will be paired with Frank Family wines. Frank Family produces critically acclaimed, hand-crafted, small quantities, still and sparkling wines. Still wines include Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Zinfandel.
Food and wine at the top of your list of favorite things? Join Beringer’s Executive Chef, Daryl Muromoto for a hands-on cooking seminar on February 21st. Learn how to make pasta from scratch and how to pair your pasta dishes with Beringer Winery Exclusive wines. The seminar concludes with a Reserve tasting of Beringer wines.
For the adventurous palate, Peju presents wild game bites paired with Peju reds. Hosted by Peju’s Executive Chef Alex Espinoza, guests are invited to choose between two seatings – the first from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., and the second from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., both on February 6th.
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