August 20 Chef Charlie Palmer and winemaker Clay Mauritson invite you to the sixth annual Project Zin event from 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. at Hotel Healdsburg. This wine event will pair Zinfandels with bites from chef Palmer and other local Sonoma County chefs. All proceeds benefit the Down Syndrome Association North Bay. For more information, visit the official website. Hotel Healdsburg, 25 Matheson St., Healdsburg, CA 95448, 707-431-2800, 800-889-7188.
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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607 South St. Helena Highway
St. Helena, CA 94574