Unprecedented access to winery cellars, taste yet-to-be-released wines, and purchase futures of your favorites at a special barrel tasting weekend price! Explore the area, discover new wineries, and enjoy a beautiful summer weekend in Mendocino's Pinot country!
SEPTEMBER – OCTOBER
Mendocino – Little River Inn
Stroll through the lush Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens while enjoying vintages poured by world-class wineries from Mendocino, Sonoma, Napa, and beyond, and food from some of the finest regional finest food purveyors (see list of past wineries and food below). The tasting is accented by various music groups performing a variety of styles including jazz, classical, blues, calypso and folk rock.
Visit tasting rooms throughout Anderson Valley on your return from WineSong.
Various locations throughout Mendocino County
Join the festivities this year at FEAST MENDOCINO as we roll out the red carpet for a panoply of events that will entice your tastebuds to sample savouries and sweets, make you want to swish and swirl our liquid assets by the glass, get you to unplug and learn to forage for fun and fungi, and stay a night or two, or more, in some of the most unique lodging properties in Northern California!
Anderson Valley – Tasting Rooms throughout the valley
Visit participating Winery Tasting Rooms along Highway 128 from Yorkville to Philo, Mendocino County's Wine Road to the Coast. Wineries will have unique holiday decorations, offer a holiday themed treat, have a stamp to mark your passport, and a toy collection box to help make a local child's holiday shine a bit brighter.
Mendocino County – Various Locations
A ten-day extravaganza of events dedicated to our favorite crustacean, Mr. Crabby! Shrug off those winter blues and indulge in fine seafood, wine, beer, and more at family-style crab and cioppino feeds, gourmet crab-themed dinners, crab and wine pairings, whale watching and crab fishing adventures, a Wine Competition showcasing our sparkling liquid assets, and the ever popular Crab Cake Cook-off that highlights the talents of our county’s chefs.
View the Festival Brochure for details →
Anderson Valley – Various Tasting Rooms throughout the valley
This winter, Anderson Valley will host a Winter White Wine Weekend, a combination of the events you know and have come to love. Come celebrate our famed Alsace-style varietals like Gewürztraminer, Pinot Gris, and Riesling, in addition to our award-winning Chardonnay grapes that make the sparkling wines from this region truly shine. Reserve a winemaker dinner and visit Open Houses all weekend.
San Francisco – Fort Mason Center
Join us for an annual swirl through the region’s diverse showcase of fine wines, artisanal foods, enchanting destinations and unique experiences. Take a deep dive into our epic Pinot Noirs, robust reds, crisp whites and bring-it-on bubbles. Pack home a cache of collectibles at this intimate celebration of the people and products who define the Mendocino difference.
Come sip, sample and savor with us as we celebrate the 22nd annual Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival! Taste Anderson Valley Pinot Noir (plus rose and sparkling wines) from more than 50 producers, enjoy mouth-watering food pairings by our best chefs and local caterers, and listen to live music while bidding on exquisite auction lots for local charity.