March 4-5th, April 2nd
Sonoma County Winegrowers and Sonoma County Vintners are once again working with Full Circle Wine Solutions, Inc. to create unique trade programs for key influential buyers and sommeliers to learn more about the Sonoma County wine region and become strong advocates for Sonoma County in the marketplace.
About Sonoma County Vintners:
Sonoma County Vintners is the leading voice of Sonoma County wine, dedicated to raising the awareness of Sonoma County as one of the world’s premier wine regions, noted for its heritage of artisan winemaking, distinct growing regions, and extraordinary quality
About Sonoma Country Winegrowers:
Sonoma County Winegrowers is a non-profit marketing and educational organization dedicated to the promotion and preservation of Sonoma County as one of the world’s premier grape growing regions.
March 6-8, 2014
Join us for the 24th Annual Cincinnati International Wine Festival happening March 6-8th.
April 2-5, 2014
What is The Taste of Vail:
Taste of Vail is an idea, a platform for promoting the Vail lifestyle via the community’s ever-evolving food and beverage assets. This is done through the organization’s iconic food and wine event in the spring, along with additional activities throughout the year designed to support and elevate the community.
Who is The Taste of Vail:
Taste of Vail showcases more than 30 of Vail’s finest chefs and restaurateurs alongside the owners and winemakers from nearly 50 of the countries’ top wineries.
Why should you attend?
Taste of Vail is the nation’s premier spring food and wine festival held at iconic locations throughout North America’s most popular mountain resort showcasing the finest chefs in Vail and the nation’s top vintners.
April 26, 2014
Pinot Days Chicago is an intimate event, with a big heart! 65 wineries fly into the Windy City and paint the town pinot with Winemaker Dinners, tastings at boutique stores and a Grand Festival at the beautiful Navy Pier. Join us for a whirlwind of exquisite wine, incredible food and great people!
Trade Tasting: Noon – 2pm.
Public Tasting: 2 – 5pm.
Price: $75 – Grand Festival. $125 VIP Tasting and Seminar
April 29, May 1 and 3, 2014
More than two hundred of the world’s finest wineries will pour one of their best wines at each stop.
All wines are WINE SPECTATOR’s top-scoring selections
Meet and mingle with many winery owners and/or winemakers
Taste wines are that hard to find—discover new favorites
Enjoy a light buffet to complement your evening
A souvenir Riedel® tasting glass is included.
A portion of net proceeds from the Grand Tour benefits the Wine Spectator Scholarship Foundation, which supports scholarships and grants to students pursuing careers in the wine industry.
Must be 21 or older to attend. Seminar sponsor reserves the right to refuse admission to any applicant.
May 17, 2014
Located in one of the most picturesque waterfront communities in the world, the Tiburon Wine Festival is considered one of the Bay Area’s premiere wine events! Breathtaking views, world-class wines (vintages from over 60 premium wineries), with many of the wines being tasted by the public for the first time. Complementary cuisine from over 20 restaurants and chefs, a fabulous silent auction, and in 2013, live entertainment from James Henry and Hands on Fire.
$75 TICKET INCLUDES: Tasting premium wines from over 60 wineries
Sample from over 20 Restaurant & Food Booths Souvenir Logo Wine Glass
Wine Tasting Party Tray Admission to silent auction
Sun & Salt Air on the Bay!
May 17, 2014
The California Winemasters is a perennial Wine Spectator Top 10 Charity Wine Auction set for May 17, 2014 at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank. This extraordinary event showcases 50 international chefs and 75 of California’s Finest Wineries.
“Winemasters” has raised almost $26 million in support of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s vital research and care programs. The CF Foundation is proud of the fact that almost 90 cents of each dollar raised goes directly into our critical research and care programs.
Make your reservations NOW for this wine tasting extraordinaire and spectacular hors d’oeuves dinner!
June 11 - 18, 2014
CALIFORNIA & ITALIAN WINES ON A MEDITERRANEAN WINE CRUISE!
Sail from Venice to Rome on the luxurious Oceania Riviera June 11-18, 2014
Cruise with Three International Wine Experts:
David Brown, wine educator and brand developer, Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards, Sonoma
Jeffrey Stambor, Head of Winemaking, at the famed Beaulieu Vineyard, Napa
Paul Wagner, Wine Educator, Marketer, Wine Judge and Italian Wine Expert
We will visit fantastic ports of call: Venice, Dubrovnik, Croatia, Corfu, Greece, Taormina, Sicily, Amalfi, Italy, Olbia, Sardinia and finish at Civitavecchia, the port of Rome. Enjoy the romance of Venice, the city of love, and the majesty of Rome, the city of Caesar. Your cruise sets sail on Oceania’s newest ship, the Riviera. Enjoy a country club casual atmosphere (no tuxedos here!), plus the finest dining at sea (inspired by Jacques Pépin). You’ll find with this new mid-size liner (1,250 passengers) the service is superior and pampering. Plus, airfare from 20 gateway cities (economy fare) is included in your fare. If you want to bookend your cruise with nights in Venice or Rome, Expedia CruiseShipCenters can arrange that, too.
SPACE IS FILLING UP, SO BOOK YOUR TICKETS NOW:
Welcome Aboard Wine Party (meet our wine personalities!)
Enjoy wine with dinner each evening
Two wine-paired 5-course winemaker dinners
Three additional special wine dinners
Five Special Wine Tasting Events
Special Library tasting of BV Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
Take a Tour of Italy by Glass with Paul Wagner
Wine Seminars by David Brown & Jeffrey Stambor
PRICING STARTS AT $3,398 (Includes Free Round trip Economy Airfare from specific gateway cities & $100 On-board Credit for Wine Club Members Only) This needs to be specified and confirmed when booking.
Book your cruise today and enjoy these fantastic perks:
- Free Airfare
- Free Pre-Paid Gratuities
- $200 Shipboard Credit
- Free Unlimited Internet Package
Call the Wine Cruise Experts, 800-258-8880 or e-mail WineClub@CruiseShipCenters.com