Barrel Tasting Weekend
Saturday, July 21 & Sunday, July 22, 2018
11:00 pm - 4:00 pm each day
Featuring Anderson Valley AVA & Yorkville Highlands AVA Wineries
$25 in advance online; $30 at the door of any participating winery.
Get 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 Pinot country!
Participating wineries will feature previews of new wines, from Pinot Noir to Zinfandel, along with current releases. Attendees will receive a logo glass and a wristband, which grants access to the events for both Saturday and Sunday.
Why a summer barrel tasting?
Aren’t most held in the spring?
The majority of Anderson Valley wineries produce high-end Pinot Noir, and Pinot really tastes best right before bottling time. By holding a barrel tasting in the summer, attendees will be able to evaluate the wines in a nearly finished state, instead of young wines that will change dramatically during the aging process.
So, when you buy futures, you know exactly what you’ll be receiving the next year!
We encourage you to taste responsibly and to book your trip with one of the transportation companies listed below.
Designated drivers are welcome to attend the event, free of charge.
You are also encouraged to bring a picnic lunch with you – participating wineries will have limited food, and what better way to enjoy the scenery at one of our beautiful wineries and tasting rooms than to eat alfresco?
You can pick up a prepared lunch at one of the cafes listed below.
- Boont Berry Farm (707) 895-3576
- Mosswood Market (707) 895-3635
- Boonville General Store (707) 895-9477
- Lemons Philo Market (707) 895-3552
2017 PARTICIPATING WINERIES:
ALL TICKET SALES FINAL AND NON-REFUNDABLE
We look forward to seeing you in Anderson Valley this July!