29th Passport to Dry Creek Valley 2018 by Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley
to Apr 29

29th Passport to Dry Creek Valley 2018 by Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley

Passport to Dry Creek Valley® was introduced in 1990, by the Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley®, as a time every year when the winegrowing community could come together to celebrate the generations of farmers, vintners and families that are the roots of the Dry Creek Valley wine region. Over the 28 years since, the event has become a beloved tradition among wine lovers who enjoy a world-class tasting experience with a festive twist, all within the idyllic Dry Creek Valley.

Over one weekend, Passport guests are welcomed into 45+ wineries throughout Dry Creek Valley, each offering a unique pairing of premium wine, gourmet food and entertainment. Take a vineyard tour for a grape-to-glass look at Dry Creek Valley wine. Sample exclusive vintages, rarely available to taste. Meet winemakers and grapegrowers - the generations of people behind the wine and magical ‘Dry Creek Valley spirit’. Savor exquisite food and wine pairings from acclaimed chefs.  Delight in discovering each winery’s unique Passport “theme,” a tradition of the event. The possibilities are as varied as the wineries themselves and promise a fun, unforgettable weekend. Enjoy!  The event runs from 11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. each day.



Vintage Soiree is Friday, April 27, 2018 5 pm - 9 pm

A new Kick-Off event  Join us for an enchanted evening, where wild thyme blows and the vintage wine flows.  The Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley invite you to join in for the first annual Vintage Soiree at Passport.  Located in downtown Healdsburg.  The showcase of exquisite Dry Creek Valley wines and beautifully paired cuisine from local Sonoma County chefs.  Highlights will include Fireside "Wine Paired with Life" Chats, Grand Tasting with Large Format  & Library Wines and Food and Wine Pairing Stations as the strolling dinner is described.

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11:00 AM11:00

Esprit du Rhone by WineRoad

A new Rhone wine focused event, more details to follow.  

Most certainly we will feature, Collier Falls Vineyards, Syrah, Sonoma Coast, Dry Creek Petite Sirah

Dashe Cellars, Carignane, Grenache Blanc and Grenache, Alexander Valley Petite Sarah

Lago di Merlo Vineyards Moscato

Philip Staley Vineyards Grenache and Viognier, Muscat Branco Vinho Dolce

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12th All American Zin Day 2018
11:00 AM11:00

12th All American Zin Day 2018

Wineries participating will be Kokomo, Mazzocco-Sonoma, Rued, Wilson and Family Wineries Dry Creek.  Join us for good food great wines, combative glass all for  $60 the day of the Event.  Designated Driver $25.

Enjoy Pulled Pork Sandwich from Kokomo, a tradition of Tri-Tip Steak slices at Family Wineries Dry Creek, Mazzocco-Sonoma, serving Skirt Steak, Rued serving barbecued chicken wings, and how could we be without, sausages served up by Wilson Winery

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to Nov 4

Wine and Food Affair sponsored by WineRoad

We are participating in Wine and Food Affair in 2018 as Dashe Cellars, Mietz Cellars and Philip Staley Vineyards with 3 great recipes provided to us by John Harasty of Haydon Street Inn.  More details will follow starting in June 2018.

A Wine & Food Affair ~ Tasting Along the Wine Road is the premier event for Wine Road – Northern Sonoma County!
Join us for a weekend of wine and food pairing in the Alexander, Dry Creek and Russian River Valleys.
All of the wineries participating will have a favorite winery recipe available online, which they will prepare both days for you to sample, along with the perfect wine.

Ticket holders will receive their tasting glass and wristband upon check-in.

For those that have attended in the past, we want to be sure and let you know in advance there will be no cookbook or calendar.
Designated Drivers are given a different color wristband and they are not served wine.

Click on the tabs directly above for information about the event:
dvance Ticket Prices from 2017:
Weekend: $80 + $7.00 (tax) + $5.34 (service fee) = $92.34
Sunday: $60 + $5.25 (tax) + $4.26 (service fee) = $69.51
Designated Driver: $30 + 2.63 (tax) + 2.62 (service fee) = $35.25
Designated Drivers are given a different color wristband and they are not served wine.
Breakfast Tickets: $25 + 2.19 (tax) + 2.35 (service fee) = $29.54
MAPS Click on the Maps tab to create a custom, printable event map & itinerary.
PARTICIPANTS See the WINERY locations that are participating in this year’s event.
PROGRAM including winery name, location, the recipe they will prepare & serve
RECIPES here you will find the link to the recipes being served this year at each participating winery. There is NO printed cookbook, we have gone digital.

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to Mar 5

Barrel Tasting presented by Wine Road First Weekend

38th Annual Barrel Tasting First Weekend

11am - 4pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday March 4, 5, 6

Members of the Wine Road would like to welcome you to our wineries and lodgings for an exciting weekend of wine tasting. This is your chance to sample wines from the barrel, talk to winemakers and explore the beautiful Alexander, Dry Creek and Russian River Valleys.

Barrel Tasting is not a food pairing or themed event.  It’s all about the WINE…many wineries offer“futures” on their barrel samples. This is a chance to purchase wine now, often at a discount, then come back to the winery when the wine is bottled, typically 12-18 months from now. Many wines are so limited, buying futures is your only chance to purchase them.

Attendees are encouraged to pack a picnic as most wineries will not have food for this event. The ticket price includes the opportunity to sample wine from the barrel and in most cases also trying a limited number of current release wines.

All Wine Road events are for adults only… NO ONE under the age of 21 is allowed to attend Barrel Tasting -including no babies or children of any age

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