May 26-28 Napa Valley's BottleRock is a three day festival from May 26-28 that includes food, music, wine and brews. In additon to performances from dozens of bands on multiple 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.
Ongoing Inglenook offers a variety of way to experience the winery. The Heritage Tasting ($45) is offered daily from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. and includes a seating tasting of wines paired with artisanal cheeses. Private cellar and salon tastings are also available. For more information, visit the official website
Ongoing Napa Valley's Auberge du Soleil's "Bistro & Bar" option offers a menu of dishes to accompany an informal evening of cocktails or wine. On offer: premium charcuterie and cheese plates, and signature plats du jour --- examples include Prime New York beef and hous-made buckwheat rigatoni and sausage ---at appealing prices. The wine country view, professional service and attention to ingredients remain the same. Auberge du Soleil, Auberge du Soleil, 180 Rutherford Hill Rd., Rutherford, CA 94573, 707-967-3111.
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on wine events, please contact:
607 South St. Helena Highway
St. Helena, CA 94574