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Cork Bits: ideas for your Napa Valley weekend

by Karen on March 18, 2010

A gorgeous, Spring-like weekend is nearly here and there are no shortage of amazing events taking place here in the Napa Valley.

Let’s get right to it…

A common Spring-time view along Oakville Cross Road in the Napa Valley

Saturday, March 20th

  • From 10am – 3pm Etude Winery in Carneros will host its GBR release party. For $25 per person you’ll be able to enjoy the newly released 2007 GBR Estate Red along with brick oven pizza. Call 707-257-5300 for details
  • From 11am – 2pm Alpha Omega Winery in Rutherford will host a Sauvignon Blanc and Oyster Party (yuuuum!). For $35 per person (RSVP required) you’ll be among the first to taste the winery’s 2009 Sauvignon Blanc and will be treated to freshly shucked oysters and other snacks. Call 707-302-1134 for more details and to reserve your spot
  • From 12pm – 4pm Goosecross Cellars in Yountville will kick off spring by pairing spring rolls with an array of fresh and fruity white wines. Cost is $10 per person and you can call 707-944-1986 for more information
  • One of our favorite events of the entire year will take place in Yountville from 11am – 5pm. The 17th Annual Taste of Yountville event will see this small town’s top wineries and restaurants create an “all Yountville” showcase that will include traditional samplings of gourmet restaurant fare, olive oils, vinegars, mustards, fine wines, and micro-brews. See our previous three years worth of coverage of the event here, here and here. The event is free, tasting tickets are $1 each. Call 707-944-0904 for more information

Cheers everyone!

[techtags: Napa, Napa Valley, wine, winery, St. Helena, Rutherford, Taste of Yountville, Goosecross Cellars, Etude Winery, Alpha Omega Winery]

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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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