Passport to Dry Creek Valley (April 28-29, 2018) is one of Sonoma Wine Country’s Premier Food & Wine Festivals. This unforgettable weekend in April will feature 40+ Dry Creek Valley wineries, exquisite food and wine pairings, a series of winemaker and vineyard lunches, and grape-to-glass experiences in the wine world’s most coveted vineyards.
The Passport to Dry Creek Valley Ulitmate Weekend Package ($1000 value) includes tickets to several of these exclusive events over two days, in addition to all-access to a variety of festive celebrations at participating wineries. Don’t miss out on the fun, and enter to win this one-of-a-kind package!
Kick off Passport to Dry Creek Valley weekend with a carefully curated wine and oyster reception along with exclusive sips of large format and library wines from Dry Creek Valley Vintners. This is your opportunity to enjoy delectable wine and food pairings from local chefs alongside live music and a great start to a fabulous weekend.
Enjoy your vineyard tour with sweeping views of Dry Creek Valley. Join Peterson Winery founder and winegrower, Fred Peterson at his vineyard and home on top of Bradford Mountain. A true gem of an estate, that sits jetted out on the western edge of Dry Creek Valley, at 1,000 feet of elevation. Walk through the rows of the 14 varietals that grown on the property and taste wines maybe previously unknown, like Carignane and Petit Verdot. Make it a tour to remember.
The Saini Family, celebrating 100 years of farming in Dry Creek Valley, will host this private tour and tasting showcasing wines from three of the family’s unique Old Vine Zinfandel blocks. Planted in 1930, 1942 and 1964, these three blocks have not only produced some of the finest Dry Creek Zinfandels, but serve as a warm reminder of the heritage of grape growing in Sonoma County.
Visit 40+ wineries throughout the weekend. Each winery has their own unique Passport style and truly something for everyone. Sneak a peek at all of the themed wine celebrations here. Drink delicious wines, meet premier Sonoma County chefs and taste the bounty of the Dry Creek Valley region, and rock out to live music. See list of participating wineries.
*Note: The Grand Prize Winner will be selected and announced two weeks in advance of the event. A second winner will also be selected, and they will be awarded a pair of Passport tickets. Don’t miss out on all the fun! Enter to Win your tickets to this one-of-a-kind weekend.
Check out our handy Passport to Dry Creek Valley Guide. Here you will fine suggested wineries to visit each day and the details on their unique festivities as part of the event.
Dry Creek Valley is a premium winegrowing region in northern Sonoma County, California. Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley® (WDCV) is a an association of over 60 wineries and 150 winegrape growers. The association represents a multi-generational family community of vintners and growers committed to growing high-quality fruit, producing world-class wines, and welcoming visitors to experience Wine Paired with Life®.