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Cork Bits: ideas for your Napa Valley weekend

by Karen on February 19, 2009

The sun is shining and the weekend is almost here, which can only mean one thing…our weekly rundown of local events. Enjoy!

Friday, February 20th

  • Viader Winery in Deer Park will host an open house from 3pm – 6pm. The theme is “rocking the boat” and the event will feature a 2007 Petit Verdot that is being called Pirate “V.” The event is free and everyone who comes in costume will receive “the ultimate treasure”. Call 707-963-3816 for more information

Saturday, February 21st

  • Adam Sandler’s “Bedtime Stories“, which was filmed partly at Castello di Amorosa in Calistoga, will have a one-time showing at The Cameo Cinema in St. Helena at 11am. Castello di Amorosa’s owner Dario Sattui and Pat Krueger, the winery’s Vice President of Marketing & Public Affairs, will speak about the experience of having the movie made at the Castello. Each attendee will receive a free small popcorn. The screening is a benefit for The Young School in St. Helena. Tickets cost $15 and can be purchased in advance at the theater’s box office
  • St. Supery’s winery chef, Ron Barber, will host a cooking demonstration from 2pm – 3pm that illustrates the techniques of using wine to enhance the flavor of foods. For $35 per person, you’ll enjoy the demo as well as a tasting of estate-grown wines and the featured recipe. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 800-231-9116

[techtags: Napa, Napa Valley, wine, winery, Viader Winery, Castello di Amorosa, The Young School, St. Supery, The Cameo Cinema]

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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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