Cork Bits: Ideas for your Napa Valley weekend

by Karen on May 17, 2007

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Happy Thursday everyone, here’s this week’s edition of Cork Bits.

Saturday, May 19

  • Robert Craig Winery will celebrate the debut of the Robert Craig 2004 Mt. Veeder Cabernet with an open house on Saturday. Wine and food pairings, live music, barrel tasting and older vintages will all be available at the winery’s downtown Napa tasting room between 10:30am – 2:30pm. 880 Vallejo St. Cost: $15/per person credited toward purchase. Call: 707-252-2250 ext. 2 for details
  • St. Supery Winery will host a sit down guided tasting of its estate Napa Valley wines in world renowned Riedel crystal wine glasses this weekend. Guests are invited to learn how Riedel glasses bring out the best in every wine. Price includes a set of four Vinum series stemware ($97 value). Seating is limited for this 2:30pm – 3:30pm event at 8440 St. Helena Hwy., Rutherford. Cost: $109 per person. Call: 800-942-0809 ext. 58 for more details

Sunday, May 20

  • Click to enlarge: Domaine Chandon tastemaker dinner menuYountville’s Domaine Chandon will host a ‘meet the Tastemaker dinner’ featuring Chandon still winemaker James Kress. Attendees will be among the first to enjoy brilliantly bright brand-new wines that have not been diminished by oak or cork. The wines will be paired with fresh dishes from Chef Manning. Domaine Chandon, Etoile Restaurant, One California Dr., Yountville. For cost, reservations and further details, call: 707-944-280

[techtags: Napa, Napa Valley, wine, winery, Domaine Chandon, Robert Craig, napa weekend]

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has written 195 posts on The Cork Board. She's lived in the heart of the Napa Valley for nearly a decade and is a foodie with a love of photography. Follow her on Twitter @KRJ99 and visit her website.

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