Cork Bits: ideas for your Napa Valley weekend

by Karen on April 30, 2009

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The weekend is within reach and it is expected to be a bit of a wet one in these parts.

Regardless, there are several interesting events that will take place rain or shine, here are a few that should be worth your time…

Saturday, May 2nd

  • From 11am – 3pm the Sense Yountville event will take place at the historic Groezinger House at Vintage Estate located at 6525 Washington Avenue in downtown Yountville. For $110 per person, you’ll be able to join world-renowned chefs and vintners who call Yountville home for an intimate and exclusive epicurean event. Winemakers will be on hand to personally showcase pre-release wines from 18 of the appellation’s most sought after producers, and chefs from the region’s most acclaimed restaurants will offer exquisite food pairings. Among the participating restaurants are Bottega, Mustard’s Grill and Redd and among the wineries that will be on hand are Ghost Block, Keever Vineyards, Dominus and more. Tickets are limited and an advanced purchase is required, so get on the phone and call 707-944-5625 if you’re interested
  • From 11am – 4pm several Calistoga wineries will host an open house style tasting event. For $35 per person, all of which will go to benefit the non-denominational St. Luke’s Preschool located downtown Calistoga, you’ll be able visit six wineries and taste wines from eight different Calistoga wineries. Each winery will be offering something special, such as food, barrel tasting, live music, library wines and special deals. Among the participants are Casa Nuestra Winery (find them on Twitter @CasaNuestra), Zahtila Vineyards and more

Saturday, May 2nd and Sunday, May 3rd

Happy 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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