Cork Bits: ideas for your Napa Valley weekend

by Karen on June 28, 2007

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It’s Thursday, we’re almost to the promised land…read on for your weekly listing of things to do in the Napa Valley this weekend…

Saturday, June 30th

  • Rubicon Estate is hosting its 2004 CASK Release Party. Guests will be greeted to a barrel tasting and cave tour with the soothing sounds of jazz music. Barbeque and other foods served will surely enhance the taste of the Cabernet Sauvignon. Food will be prepared by Chef Kelly McCown. 4pm – 7pm at 1991 St. Helena Highway, Rutherford. RSVP to or (707) 968-1174. Cost: $65 per guest, $55 for wine club members.
  • Copia is calling all Zinfandel fans for this weekend’s ‘Zinfandel Madness’ event. Delicious Zins will be paired with equally mouth-watering barbequed brisket, ribs, shrimp and more. Live music by Wine County Stompers will be a sure treat. Calistoga’s Buster’s Southern Barbeque, who will be serving grilled tri-tip or chicken with BBQ sauce and Napa’s Made In Napa Valley who will be serving BBQ favorites with their delicious barbeque sauce and rubs are a just a couple of the featured BBQ cuisines. Participating wineries include: Peju Province Winery, Grgich Hills Estate and Judd’s Hill. 12pm – 3pm at 500 First Street, Napa. (707) 259-1600 or (800) 512-6742. Cost: $45 per person, $35 per member.

[techtags: Napa, Napa Valley, Zinfandel, wine, winery, napa weekend, Robert Mondavi, Robert Mondavi Summer Festival, Peju Province, Rubicon Estate]

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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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