Taste Destination 128 – Wine & BBQ

The wineries of Taste Destination 128 invite you to join us for an afternoon of Wine & BBQ in the beautiful Alexander Valley! You’ll visit each participating winery to sample a mouthwatering BBQ dish that pairs perfectly with their wine. Once you’ve tried all four, it’s up to you to decide who has the winning pairing. All voters will be entered into a raffle to take home a gift basket filled with goodies from all participating wineries!

Ticket price includes your wristband, a keepsake Taste Destination 128 wineglass + wine & BBQ tasting at each winery. It promises to be an afternoon full of food, fun, and great wine. We hope to see you there!

Participating Wineries: Alexander Valley, deLorimier, HANNA, and White Oak Winery

BARBECUE COOK-OFF MENU
ALEXANDER VALLEY VINEYARDS: BBQ CHICKEN SLIDERS WITH SONOMA GREENS
DELORIMIER: BEEF SLIDERS WITH BRIE, SHALLOTS AND SLAW
HANNA: LAMB BURGERS WITH ZUCCHINI PICKLES AND GARLIC AIOLI
WHITE OAK WINERY: BONELESS BBQ PORK RIBS WITH CHEESY GRITS AND ONION STRAWS

http://www.tastedestination128.com/new-events/2018/8/18wine-bbq-open-house

3rd Annual Carneros Wine Tasting & Cornhole Tournament

What

Show off your best pitch, flip or flop at The Carneros Wine Alliance 3rd Annual Carneros Cornhole Tournament and Wine Tasting.

Start with a walk-around tasting of exceptional Carneros wines including Artesa, Calmére, Ca’ Momi, Cuvaison, Etude, Poseidon Vineyard, Schug, Saintsbury, Sangiacomo, Truchard, Viansa, and ZD Wines. Come with an appetite to enjoy bites from Boxcar Fried Chicken & Biscuits, The Carneros Resort and Spa, Hint Water, and California Olive Ranch. Then, the lively community Cornhole Tournament begins! Make sure to bring your A-Team for as the only AVA that spans between Sonoma and Napa Counties, we guarantee there will be some spirited competition.

Our annual fundraiser benefits the Carneros Volunteer and Schell-Vista Fire Departments.

Tickets

$50 per ticket before July 4 including 45 minute wine tasting, bites from our neighborhood partners, and participation in the Cornhole Tournament. Purchase Now! After July 4, tickets will be $60.

When

Saturday, August 10, 2019 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM PDT at Etude Wines, 1250 Cuttings Wharf Road, Napa, CA

https://www.carneros.com/events

THE ORIGINAL RUTHERFORD CHILI BALL

Dust off your cowboy boots… it’s gonna be a rootin’ tootin’ good time in Rutherford!

Back by popular demand, this festive, family-friendly event offers entertainment for all ages, including a Chili Cook-off competition between vintners, growers, firefighters, chefs, and self-proclaimed chili connoisseurs of the Rutherford community. A live vote by attendees will decide who gets the ultimate glory and bragging rights for having the best chili in Rutherford!

Delicious Dinner by Black Bean BBQ

Live Music by Brigham Brothers Band

Annual Chili Cookoff Competition

Silent Auction

Fun & Games for the Kids

Meet your local Firefighters

Proceeds support non-profit organizations in Rutherford, including:

Rutherford Dust Society
Rutherford Volunteer Fire Department
Rutherford 4-H
St. Helena Co-op
Historic Rutherford Hall

Chili Ball

Livermore AVA – Taste our Terrior

On Thursday July 25, 2019 Livermore Valley’s premier food and wine affair will take place, which has winemakers partnering with Bay Area chefs to compete for honors at Casa Real Event Center from 6-9 PM. Taste pairings and cast your vote for the coveted People’s Choice award! Friday through Sunday, wineries across the region host ten food and wine events including the popular food and wine pairing competition, sparkling wine and rosé events, a falconry demonstration, sustainable garden tours and a blind tasting seminar. 

Casa Real | 410 Vineyard Avenue | Pleasanton, CA 94566

https://www.lvwine.org/event/4563/taste-our-terroir

“DAY IN THE DUST” – Rutherford Appellation Wine Tasting

A Day in the Dust
Rutherford Appellation Wine Tasting

In years past this event has been reserved exclusively for members of the wine trade. For the first time in history, we are granting consumer access. Taste wines from 20+ Rutherford producers, all in one place, with light bites and the best views of San Francisco Bay.

Day in the Dust is presented by the Rutherford Dust Society.

The Rutherford Dust Society’s mission is to encourage and promote the highest quality standards in grape growing and winemaking in the Rutherford Viticultural Area, to be good stewards of the land while building community, and to help wine lovers and the wine trade discover Rutherford’s expression of its unique terroir. Please join us in enjoying the fruits of our labor and in preserving the heritage and vineyards of Rutherford, in the Napa Valley.

https://www.dayinthedust.org/

St. Francis Yacht Club
99 Yacht Rd, San Francisco, CA 94123