In Sonoma Valley, a collective of 10 independent wineries producing smaller amounts of artisanal, limited-production, award-winning, world-class wines form Eighth Street Wineries. Next Saturday, February 25th, this incredible collective will host their semiannual Eighth Street Wineries Open House. Visitors will find wines from each winery in one location – the warehouse. Amid stacked barrels of wine and the unmistakable scent of the wines aging inside the barrels, guests will find almost 20 varietals of current releases and library wines to taste. Local restaurants and caterers will offer delicious, gourmet foods created to be paired with these superb wines.
Tin Barn Vineyards’ goal is to “produce elegant yet unapologetically full-bodied red wines.” Current Releases include Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir, Zinfandel, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Merlot. Talisman’s goal is to create “delicious Pinot Noirs that are true to their roots and accurately reflect their places of origin.” Enkidu Wines strives to make “handcrafted wines of outstanding character that are the result of passion, art, and intelligence, mixed with hard work and a degree of luck.” Enkidu’s current releases include Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir, Zinfandel, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, and a red Rhone-style blend.
Stone Edge Farm Vineyards uses organic growing methods to create Cabernet Sauvignon, and Bordeaux blends. MacRostie Winery & Vineyards is committed to producing high-quality wines from sustainably farmed vineyards and is currently working towards changing their status from a California Green Business to a certified sustainable business. MacRostie’s current releases include Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Rose, and Syrah. Ty Caton Vineyards uses sustainable farming practices in their estate vineyards. Current releases from Ty Caton include estate Cabernet Sauvignon, Petite Verdot, Merlot, Riesling, Petite Sirah, Syrah, Dessert Wine, and Red Wine Blends.
Parmelee-Hill Wines & Vineyards is family-owned. Their current releases include Syrah, a white Rhone-style blend, Chardonnay, Zinfandel, Syrah Rose, and Syrah Port. Three Sticks is a boutique, family-owned winery with current releases of Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, and Pinot Noir.
Anaba Wines was named after the winds that flow through Anaba’s vineyards. Anaba handcrafts Rhone and Burgandian grape varieties. Current releases from Anaba include Viognier, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Syrah, Late Harvest Viognier, Viognier Port, Syrah Port, white Rhone-style blends, and red Rhone-style blends. Patz and Hall specializes in single-vineyard Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs.
A portion of this season’s ticket sales will benefit a global water charity, water.org.
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