Cork Bits: ideas for your Napa Valley weekend

by Karen on February 19, 2009

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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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