Celebrate Harvest in Sonoma County

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September 14 – 18 — Sonoma Valley Crush Weekend
Celebration, Wine Education: Have you ever romanticized about getting involved in a wine harvest & crush? Find out what it’s like September 14 – 18 in the Heart of Sonoma Valley. Join 21 wineries for the 2011 Sonoma Valley CRUSH and experience harvest, hands-on. Tickets are only $35 per person.
Fee: $35; Time: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Phone Number: 866-794-9463

September 16 — Harvest Winemaker Dinner at The Castle
Food & Wine Education: Join us for an elegant winemaker dinner at the beautiful Ledson Castle. Winemaker Steve Ledson will share his secrets of how he pushes the soil and the vine to bring you the world renowned wines Ledson is known for.
Location: 7335 Sonoma Hwy (Hwy 12), Kenwood, CA 95409
Fee: $100; Time: 6 p.m. – 10 p.m;. Phone Number: 707-537-3823

September 17 — Flavors of Fall at Korbel
Celebration: Taste the Flavors of Fall at Korbel Champagne Cellars! We will be offering champagne, wine and food pairings, special tram tours of the vineyards and crushing facilities, Winery and Garden tours throughout the day, special discounts throughout the Wine Shop and a Korbel logo glass to keep!
Location: 13250 River Road, Guerneville CA
Fee: $15/$10 Champagne Club Members; Time: 11am-3:30pm;
Phone Number: 707-824-7000 September 23 – 25 — Valley of the Moon Vintage Festival
Festival: The Valley of the Moon Vintage Festival is an annual time to pause and give thanks for a bountiful harvest. It is also a time of fun and sharing — of history and tradition — and of the superior wines and fine foods which are the heritage of Sonoma Valley. History at its Vintage best! Wine, art, food, children’s activities, contests, music, auctions, crafts, big parade and more.
Location: Various locations in and around Sonoma’s famous Plaza.
Fee: Varies per event;  Time: Varies per Event;  Phone Number: 707-996-2109

September 24 – 25 — Russian River Jazz & Blues Festival
Live Music: Top musicians from the genres of Contemporary Jazz, R&B, Latin Jazz and Soul music. International Food Court, Wine Garden Stage, with sizzling music and wine tasting from local wineries.
Location: Johnson’s Beach Resort, 16241 First Street, Guerneville CA
Fee: $50/$80 2-Day Pass/$10 Ages 6-12 Single Day; Time: All day
Phone Number: 707-869-1595

September 30 – October 2 — Sonoma County Harvest Fair
Festival: Come join us at the Sonoma County Harvest Fair for premier wine-tasting, food-tasting, art show and sale, pumpkin carving, hay rides, Haunted Room, jazz stage, and many more events and fun activities for the whole family. Don’t miss our renowned World Championship Grape Stomp competition!
Location: Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Road, Santa Rosa CA
Fee: $8 Adults/$3 Children/Ages 6 & Under Free; Time: Fri 12p.m.-7p.m./Sat & Sun 10a.m.-7p.m.; Phone Number: 707-545-4203

September 30 — Sonoma County Harvest Fair Grand Tasting
Celebration, Wine Education: Attendees will be first to partake in the medal-winning wines and cuisine. Mingle with key winery and restaurant representatives (often owners, winemakers, chefs, and other top positions), and hear insiders’ stories about ingredients, philosophies and inspiration.
Location: Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Road, Santa Rosa CA
Fee: $60 in advance, $70 at the door; Time: 5:30 to 8 p.m.; Phone Number: 707-545-4203


October 1 — Sonoma Home Winemakers Celebration
Celebration, Wine Education: Come taste some of the finest hand-crafted artisan wines from over 30 home wineries and enjoy local cuisine at the Sonoma Home Winemakers Celebration. This is one of your only chances to taste these artisan wines produced by Sonoma’s finest home winemakers. Plus you can taste local faire and bid on items in the Silent Auction. Behind the Swiss Hotel on the Back Patio, Sonoma
Fee: Call for information and tickets Time: 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 939.1313

October 1 — Harvest Brew Tasting
Sonoma County’s Annual Harvest Fair has expanded its popular tasting of locally brewed ales and lagers. Taste Sonoma County’s best brews in the Fair’s Village Area on Saturday only. $15 for tasting pilsner and four tastes. Additional tastes $3 each or four for $12. 21 & older, only, please. Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Road, Santa Rosa, CA
Fee: $15 souvenir glass and five tastes Time: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 545.4203

October 15 – 16 — Harvest Open House at Arrowood
Celebration: Celebrate the harvest by enjoying the newest releases of our 2008 Merlot, Sonoma Valley, accompanied with small bites and a great view of the vineyards dressed in their fall colors. 14347 Sonoma Highway, Glen Ellen, CA 95442
Fee: $10 Guest, First in Line Wine Club Free Time: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Phone Number: 800-938-5170

October 15 — Healdsburg Crush Festival
Celebration: The who’s who of Sonoma County wineries and restaurants will gather under one roof for the Healdsburg Crush Festival. The popular event showcases over 30 Sonoma County wineries alongside dozens of outstanding local restaurants and food purveyors. 217 Fitch St. , Healdsburg
Fee: $65/person Time: 6pm – 9pm Phone Number: 707-433-2758

October 22 — Harvest Moon Lamb Dinner at Gloria Ferrer
Celebration: Celebrate the crush at Gloria Ferrer with a dinner featuring Sonoma County’s finest lamb and Pinot Noir. The evening will commence with a full harvest moon rising over Carneros, while our guests sip bubbly from our unparalleled Vista Terrace. Reserve your tickets soon, as space is extremely limited. 23555 Carneros Highway (121), Sonoma
Fee: $95 Time: 6:30 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 933.1999



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