Cork Bits: ideas for your Napa Valley weekend

by Karen on June 3, 2010

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Welcome to Auction Napa Valley week–a crazy, busy time here in the valley.

For those in town for the Auction, enjoy, for those planning a visit otherwise, here are a few non-Auction related events to check out.

Saturday, June 5th

  • From 4:30pm – 8:30pm Uncorked at Oxbow will celebrate its first birthday in its new tasting salon by offering up flight tastings of its Ahnfeldt Wines, the release of its Cal-Italia collection of Carducci Wines, barrel tasting and music. The event is free and you can ring 707-927-5864 for more information

Sunday, June 6th

  • From 12pm – 3pm ZD Wines will host an open house and deLeuze Family Cookoff. For $20 per person (free for Auction attendees and ‘First Taste’ members) you’ll be able to taste newly released Rosa Lee Muscat, sample other wines, listen to live music and nibble on food from the ZD family and staff cook-off. Call 800-487-7757 for details
  • From 11am – 5pm at the Yountville Community Center in Yountville the 1st Annual Napa Luxury Chocolate Salon will take place (sweet!). For $17.95 per person in advance ($20 per person at the door), you’ll be able to taste chocolate from more than 25 chocolatiers, confectioners, wineries and other culinary artisans. Call 415-263-6800 for more information


[techtags: Napa, Napa Valley, wine, winery, Auction Napa Valley, ZD Wines, Yountville, Uncorked at Oxbow]

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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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