Annual Winery Events

March Barrel Tasting – The entire month is devoted to barrel tasting in our Barrel Room of future wines with Futures being offered at wholesale prices.   Club Members and Favorite Customers only are invited to come with guests on the first two weekends of the month or by appointment midweek.   This is a complimentary event with light snacks.  Club Members and Favorite Customers who are unable to come and barrel taste are given the opportunity to buy Futures though March 31.

May Wine Club Luncheon – Club Members are invited to the winery on the 3rd Saturday in May between 11-3pm for a light lunch served outdoors where they can taste current release wines, pick up club shipments or Futures.  This is a complimentary event paired with special pricing on select wines.

April Passport to Dry Creek Valley – This is our largest event of the year where we participate with other Dry Creek wineries to showcase the wines from our unique appellation.  We serve exceptional gourmet food prepared and served  by professional caters, live music featuring Italian pop and classical music, a decorated theme setting and great social engagement with wine lovers who come from far and near for this popular sell out event. This is a ticketed event sponsored by the Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley. We offer our Club Members exclusive rights to buy Passports before they go on sale to the general public. This event  sells out quickly.

June Summer Solstice Dinner – By invitation to Club Members and their guests where a exceptional full five course dinner is prepared and served with all our current release wines.   Dining is in a lovely setting outdoors adjacent to our rose gardens & vineyards.  This is an all inclusive  ticketed event with space for 60 Club Members and guests.  Early reservation is encouraged.   Special wine pricing is offered to all guests that evening.

Group Tours of Vineyards & Winery – Private tour of the vineyard and winery can be arranged by appointment for small groups up to 30 and are conducted by either the vineyard manager or owner.  This includes a visit to the vineyard with discussion on the grapes we grow, our unique methods of farming and our history.  Vineyard tour is followed by a tour of the winery where guests are introduced to our style of winemaking with a discussion on  winemaking equipment , cellar operations and bottling.  A private tasting is conducted in the barrel room with light snacks and special pricing is offered on select wines to those on the tour.  Tour lasts about 1 hour.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

May 21, 2016  Club Member Complimentary Lunch   -  11-3 pm
A casual buffet style lunch will be served for members coming to pick up the current May wine club Will Call Selection and any past Will Call orders or Futures.  Luncheon will include tasting on all our current release wines including the new releases of the 2015 Chardonnay and Paradiso Rosato.  Specials this day on our Gold Medal 2012 BeauSierra Bordeaux Blend.  Hope you will be able to join us.

June 25, 2016 - Winemakers Summer Solstice Dinner  -  5-3 pm
Our popular Summer Solstice Dinner will once again be catered by master Chef Todd Muir of Chez Panisse, Madrona Manor, & Manga Bene.  Menu will include grilled Tri Tip bruchetta, marinated seafood crostini, clasic ceasar salad, beef roll stuffed with sausage braised in a tomato & red wine sauce, polenta gratin, oliver oil cake topped w/ fruit preserves, almond praline zabaglione,  Of course all our wines will be generously poured for the evening and special pricing on select wines will be offered.  Reservations are required.  Limited seating .  $50/ member (includes tax & gratuity).  Members may bring guests up to 2 people/membership.  Guests are $70/person.   We look forward to seeing you  for this special gala occassion.  Call the winery 707-431-8886 or email to anita@forchini.com to reserve your space.