Taste Mendocino

April 27

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.

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September 6–7

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.

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★ Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival

May 17–19

Anderson Valley

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.

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★ Anderson Valley Holiday Passport Weekend

December 14–15

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.

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Mushroom Feast Mendocino!

November 1–10

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!

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Crab Feast Mendocino 2019

Crab Feast Mendocino 2019

January 18-27

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.

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