May 20-22 The 19th Annual Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival will take place May 20-22. Taste Pinot Noirs from some of California's finest vintners. The festival will include tastings, dinners and open houses at Anderson Valley wineries. To find out more information and buy tickets, visit the official website. 19th Annual Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival, 14475 Highway 128, Boonville, CA 95415, 707-895-9463.
May 27-29 Napa Valley's BottleRock is a three day festival from May 27-29 that includes food, music, wine and brews. In additon to performances from more than 70 bands on four music stages, there will be celebrity, chef and vinter performances on a special culinary stage. Attendees will have access to selections of gourmet food, craft beer and specialty cocktails created by top chefs, sommeliers and brewers. For more information, visit the official website. Napa Expo, 575 3rd Street, Napa, CA 94559, no phone.
Ongoing Rubicon Estate has threewine tastingoptions ranging from $15-50. The $25 and $50 options include a half- hour walking tour. While at the estate, guests can also view Francis Ford Coppola's extensive collection of pre-cinematic devices including Magic Lanterns and Zoetropes. The child-friendly winery provides wooden sailboats for kids to play with in the courtyard fountain. For more information, visit the official website.
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