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Plan your stay in Santa Rosa around the best events in Sonoma County. There’s always amazing things to do in Santa Rosa and wineries to explore in Sonoma County, but Northern California is also home to exciting annual events.

Barrel Tasting 2019

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Barrel Tasting 2019

From Friday, March 1, 2019 to Sunday, March 10, 2019 March 1, 2019 March 10, 2019 Sandman Santa Rosa

Barrel Tasting 2019

Barrel Tasting 2019

Wine Road – Northern Sonoma County

March 1-3 & March 8-10, 2019
11:00 am – 4:00 pm each day

Tickets On Sale Now!

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.

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.  Not all wineries provide food for this event. Please be sure to read the DETAILED program to see what each winery will offer for the weekend.

Advance Ticket Sales End Monday February 25th at 11pm. Tickets will be available at the door of participating wineries during the event weekend.
At The Door Prices are: $70 Weekend, $60 Sunday Only, $10 Designated Driver.

New This Year: Toast the Future Friday Night Event 

Both Fridays March 1st and March 8th, 5pm – 7pm

$90 per person, plus tax and fees (price includes 1 weekend event ticket), limited to 30 guests per winery.

Join us at these special evening events to kick off your Barrel Tasting Experience. From 5–7pm at your selected Toast the Future winery you will enjoy both barrel and current vintage tastings, appetizers and have the opportunity to meet winemakers and learn their art of wine-making.

Toast the Future Wineries for Friday March 1st: A.Rafanelli Winery, Francis Ford Coppola Winery, Limerick Lane Cellars

Toast the Future Wineries for Friday March 8th: Gary Farrell Winery, Seghesio Family Vineyards, Thomas George Estate

You must purchase a separate ticket for this event. Toast the Future Ticket includes a Weekend Event Ticket, there are no designated driver ticket options for this special event. Toast the Future wineries participate only during the Friday Night event, they are NOT event weekend participants.

*Toast the Future participants will be getting their weekend wristband and glass for the Barrel Tasting event weekend at their chosen Toast the Future Winery.

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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