A beautiful time of year to visit wine country.
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.
PLEASE NOTE: We are not holding a Grand Tasting or Educational Sessions in 2019.
These events will return in 2020.
Saturday, February 23, 2019
Multi-course meals will focus on locally sourced ingredients that showcase the specially selected wines from each of the evening's participating winemakers.
To book a Winemaker Dinner, or Special Tasting listed below you must call the Host of each event and reserve/pay with them directly, AVWA is not selling tickets.
Saturday, February 23, 5:30PM-8PM| $120 per person
Alsace Celebration! You are invited to join the Handley Team for dinner in our cellar. The menu will include fresh & smoked salmon rillettes, frisée salad with homemade vinaigrette, potato & leek soup, duck leg confit with casserole beans & potatoes, and poached pear. The carte du jour will be prepared by Chef Marie, formerly of Coq Au Vin. Dinner includes wine pairings with each course. This dinner sells out quickly so make your reservations today.
For information & tickets, call Ramon at 800-733-3151
Handey Cellars, 3151 Hwy 128, Philo
Navarro Vineyards & Pennyroyal Farm at Boonville Hotel
Saturday, February 23, 6:30PM | $145 per person
Hosted at the Boonville Hotel, an evening featuring an exciting collaboration of Navarro and Pennyroyal white wines. Paired with 5 inspired courses by new chef Perry Hoffman and team. Vegetarian option available.
For information & reservation, call (707) 895-2210. You can speak to the innkeeper from 9-3 daily.
Boonville Hotel, 14050 Hwy 128, Boonville
Phillips Hill Winery with Harbor House Inn
Saturday, February 23, 6PM-8PM | $180 per person
Chef Matthew Kammerer of the Harbor House Inn, will be showcasing a 6-course tasting menu featuring locally-sourced coastal cuisine, paired with the exceptional wines made by winemaker Toby Hill. The intimate dinner will take place in Phillip Hill's iconic century-old barn in Philo, which was once used for drying apples.
Information & tickets here
Phillips Hill Tasting Room, 5101 Highway 128, Philo
Yamakiri Artisan Wines with Japanese Style Seafood
Saturday, February 23, 6PM | $150 per person
A taste of Japan in Anderson Valley
Fresh Seafood and Seasonal Vegetables by Burt Cohen and Harumi Blythe of Boont Berry. Pét-Nat, Albarino and other small production wines by Lisa Bauer and Alex Crangle. Hosted at Wightman House Vineyards (Boonville) in 1880 historic Victorian house by Lee Collins and Yoriko Kishimoto. Limited to 20 seats
A portion of proceeds will go to Anderson Valley’s volunteer fire department.
For information & tickets email firstname.lastname@example.org
Weekend Winery Events
Enjoy a wide array of food offerings paired with white wines from Anderson Valley at various winery tasting rooms. Add live music and you have a bright winter weekend day.
Roederer Estate Sushi & Bubble Tasting
Saturday, February 23, 12:30PM & 2pm | $25 per person – SOLD OUT
A special tasting of Roederer Estates sparkling line up matched with sushi (please note this is tasting not a meal).
Phone for Tickets: 707-895-2288 ex 3222
Contact Info for Customers: email@example.com
Foursight Wines Seafood and Wine Pairing
Saturday, February 23, 1–4pm | $30 per person (Members $25)
Enjoy library wines selected from our personal cellar, paired with artfully crafted small plates like crab bisque, curry chicken salad and a sweet treat to top it off! Chef Kim Badenhop will be on-hand with food & wine pairings tips and tricks for your future dinner parties. Come celebrate the beauty and bounty of Anderson Valley with us!
Tickets & more info available at: http://www.foursightwines.com/white-wine-festival-seafood-library-wines/
Pennyroyal Farm Aromatic Wine & Food Pairing
Saturday & SUNDAY, February 23 & 24, 11:30am | $75 per person (vines to table members complimentary)
Pennyroyal Farm's chef Elizabeth Leas will craft a special tasting menu—unique to this weekend only—elevating the unique flavors and aromas of our estate wines, cheeses, meats and produce
Call for reservations (8 cap each day): 707-895-2410
Pennyroyal Farm, 14930 Hwy 128, Boonville
Weekend Open Houses
No tickets necessary
Open House events do not require a reservation, and most are complimentary (some will charge their regular tasting fee.)
Join us on Saturday and Sunday for our open house from 10am - 5pm. We will be having a special appetizer along with our full line-up of Brutocao Estate bottled wines. See you there.
7000 Hwy 128, Philo | 800-895-2152
Join us for a vertical Estate Chardonnay flight from 2014-2017 paired with tasty bites both Saturday and Sunday!
9201 Highway 128, Philo | 707-895-3626
Open House Sunday, February 24, 10am–5pm
Come enjoy our estate-grown Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon (and Pinot Noirs), alongside a few treats from our library cellar!
14475 Highway 128, Boonville | 707-895-2889
GREENWOOD RIDGE VINEYARDS
Please join us for our open house from 10am-5pm featuring library vintages of our exceptional Rieslings and outstanding multi-award winning Late Harvest Riesling. Let your taste buds dance as you feast on our famous BBQ’d house ribs doused in a savory Late Harvest Riesling sauce. Enjoy our special festival pricing with a fun game of, “Spin the Wheel of Fortune.”
5501 Highway 128, Philo | 707-895-2002
Sunday only, February 24, 10AM–4PM
You are invited to join the Handley Team for Bubbles & Brunch where we will be pouring our 2016 Estate Brut Rosé alongside our Alsatian varietals: Riesling, Gewürztraminer, Pinot Gris and Pinot Blanc.
3151 Hwy 128, Philo | 800-733-3151 | handleycellars.com
Celebrate the White Wine Weekend in Husch’s historic tasting room. Expand and test your wine knowledge with one of the many fun activities we will be hosting. Explore the aromatics of white wines with a hands-on aroma exercise. Challenge your palate with “Guess that Wine” featuring a mystery wine for you to solve. Relax and enjoy a sample of specially selected cheeses with your complimentary white wine flight. After your tasting, take a self-guided tour through the vineyards. We look forward to seeing you.
4400 Hwy 128, Philo | 800-554-8724
LAZY CREEK VINEYARDS
Gewürztraminer, Pinot & Pizza…take a detour off Highway 128 just outside Philo and meander up our dirt road and across three wooden bridges to our tasting room…you’ll taste our wines perfectly paired with pizzas from our wood-fired oven. Take 20% off all wine and merchandise.
11am-4:30pm SUNDAY ONLY
4741 Highway 128, Philo | 707-895-3623
We are serving Salmon Tartlets, with smoked salmon, capers, herbs, crême fraîche, and lemon zest.
11001 County Road 151 (at Hwy 128), Boonville | 707-895-7949
LONG MEADOW RANCH - Anderson Valley Estate
Enjoy delectable Food + Wine Pairings both Saturday & Sunday – And a 45 minute vineyard hike/tour each day (Saturday & Sunday at 11 am, weather permitting.)
9000 Highway 128 (in The Madrones), Philo | 707-963-4555
Special bites to pair with our award-winning Dry Gewürztraminer, and lightly oaked Chardonnay. All wines will be available for tasting both Saturday and Sunday. Pet-friendly!
2800 Guntly Road (at Hwy 128), Philo | 707-895-3737
Come by the Maryetta tasting room to sample our first ever release of our White Pinot Noir.
14251 Highway 128, Boonville | 805-712-8862
Anderson Valley white wine food and wine pairings in the tasting room over the weekend.
5601 Hwy 128, Philo | 707-895-3686
PHILLIPS HILL WINERY
Join Toby and Natacha for our Food and Wine Open House Party! Experience the "tartine flambée" a traditional dish from Alsace paired with our white wines and Pinot Noir. Sunday hours: 11am to 5pm.
5101 Highway 128, Philo | 707-895-2209 | www.phillipshill.com
PHILO RIDGE VINEYARDS
White wine discounts and food pairings in the tasting room over the weekend.
14125 Highway 128, Boonville | 707-895-3036
Come celebrate white wine with us this weekend in the Anderson Valley. We're offering 25% off on our 2017 Filigreen Farm Pinot Gris, Anderson Valley. Guests purchasing 12 bottles or more will receive 2 vintage wine glasses (until supplies last) selected from our Smith Story Sundries shelves. All of our white wine offerings will be flowing + rosé all weekend!
9000 Highway 128, The Madrones, Philo | 707-494-5575 | smithstorywinecellars.com
Sunday only, February 24, 11am–5pm
Stop by Toulouse Vineyards to try our mouthwatering white wines as we fire up the grill for some tasty Brats served with fennel-apple slaw as well as other tasty treats! Pet-friendly!
8001 Hwy 128, Philo | 707-895-2828