Main Event

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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Mushroom Feast Mendocino!

November 2–10

Various locations throughout Mendocino County

Celebrate the amazing gifts our local farmers produce, and even some gifts straight from Mother Nature herself– our marvelous Mendocino mushrooms! Within the valley and along the coast experience wine pairings at the wineries and wine dinners. Make plans now to visit us the first two weekends in November.

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Crab Feast Mendocino 2020

Crab Feast Mendocino 2020

January 24 –  February 2

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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★ Anderson Valley Winter White Wine Festival

February 22-23

Anderson Valley – Mendocino County Fairgrounds & Various Tasting Rooms throughout the valley

This winter, Anderson Valley will host a Winter White Wine Festival. 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. Join us for the Grand Tasting on Saturday, Open Houses on Sunday and reserve a table at one of our winemaker dinners.

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