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Napa/Sonoma, CA Wine Tastings & Events

February 20-21
The International Alsace Varietals Festival will take place in Anderson Valley February 20-21. Taste Alsace wines, including Riesling, Gewurztraminer, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris and Muscat from around the globe. The festival will include wine tastings, food pairing and educational sessions. To find out more and buy tickets, visit the official website. International Alsace Varietals Festival , 14475 Highway 128, Boonville, CA 95415, 707-895-9463.
March 26
The James Beard Foundation's Celebrity Chef Tour will stop in Napa at Del Dotto Winery. Participating chefs will include host chef Josh Schwartz, Matthew Accarrino (SPQR, San Francisco), Jeff Cerciello (Farmshop, Larkspur, CA), JBF Award Winner Larry Forgione (The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone, St. Helena, CA), Gregory Short (San Francisco) and Ken Tominaga (Pabu, San Francisco). The event will start at 6:30 p.m. and costs $250 per person. For more information, visit the James Beard Foundation's official website
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.

Rubicon Estate has three wine tasting options 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.

For additional information on wine events, please contact:

Dean & DeLuca
607 South St. Helena Highway
St. Helena, CA 94574

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