Sonoma County is undeniably a great place to live in. For wine-lovers and those of us who love the ocean, Sonoma County’s Bodega Bay is the perfect place to enjoy the beauty of the ocean while tasting the best of Northern California’s Wine Country. One special place in Bodega Bay offering the best ocean views, best Sonoma County cuisine, and best Sonoma County wines is the Inn at the Tides.

Bodega Bay

This year the Inn at the Tides celebrates the 24th Annual “Dinner with the Winemaker” Series. The series takes place throughout 2010. This month on June 18, 2010 Inn at the Tides welcomes Don Hartford, president of Hartford Family Winery, to the Bay View Restaurant and Lounge. The Bay View Restaurant is comfortable, charming, and offers a fantastic ocean view of Bodega Bay.

Inn at the Tides

This special four-course menu begins with 2008 Hartford Court Chardonnay Stone Cote Vineyard, Sonoma Coast paired with Baked Alaskan Halibut. Your dinner includes Hartford Family Winery’s 2007 Hailey’s Block Pinot Noir (rated 95 points by the Wine Enthusiast Magazine) paired with Manicotti with duck confit, Swiss Chard, and Pinot Noir sauce. This delicious evening ends with a Dark Chocolate-Walnut Tart paired with 2007 Hartford Zinfandel, Hartford Vineyards, Russian River Valley. Click here to view the complete menu.

Hartford Family Winery in Russian River Valley

Hartford Family Winery is located in Sonoma County’s Russian River Valley. This family-owned winery consistently earn rave reviews from wine experts and publications including those from Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate, The Wine Enthusiast, and Wine & Spirits Magazine.

Contact Pure Luxury for your private, chauffeured transportation for an unforgettable winemaker dinner on Sonoma County’s Pacific Coast.