Past Events

We will be posting new events soon but in the meantime here is a list of recent past events.

Pinot on the River 2018

Pinot on the River 2016 Raises $110,000 for local Boys & Girls Clubs. Popular wine tasting event more than doubles investment in after-school and summer programs

Healdsburg, CA (October 27, 2016) – The 13th Annual Pinot on the River event was held on Sunday, October 23rd on the Healdsburg Plaza. The tasting event included more than 80 area wineries and attracted approximately 1,000 guests from across North America.

Guests were treated to a stunning afternoon tasting some of the best Pinot Noirs California has to offer. In addition to all the wonderful wines available for tasting, event guests had the opportunity to bid on over 110 silent auction lots generously donated by wineries from across the state. Guests also had the opportunity to cast their votes for the Pinot on the River People’s Choice Award. For the sixth consecutive year the winner was Papapietro Perry Winery of Healdsburg.

Funds raised from the event will be used to support summer camps and afterschool programs throughout Sonoma County. Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Sonoma County CEO Jennifer Weiss said “A beautiful setting, amazing wines, and incredibly generous people made for a day of fun and tremendous support for our 6,000 Club members.”



Harvest Launch and Pre-Release Pinot Party at Blue Farm

Be sure to mark your calendar and join us as we ring in the beginning of the 2018 harvest! Sample the pre-release of our Fall Allocation: The 2016 Anne Katherina, Carneros and the 2016 Farmhouse Block, a perfect pairing of Pinot Noirs from the eponymous estate vineyard.

Delicious, freshly made pizzas and salads, prepared with local ingredients, will be provided by Redd Wood catering throughout the day alongside an array of fantastic Blue Farm wines.

This is a private event for Blue Farm members, friends, and family and an RSVP is required. Please email memberservices@bluefarmwines.com or call Jessica at 707-721-6773 to inquire about tickets to this intimate gathering. 



Blue Farm's Rosé and Roses Party

A Rosé and Roses Party! Celebrate the release of our 2017 Blue Farm Rosé accompanied by a stellar line up of Blue Farm wines, small bites, and the option of creating and taking home a unique bouquet of roses, sourced right here from Anne's garden.

Tickets are $20 for GAP members and First 100 and $50 per person for non-members.

Please email memberservices@bluefarmwines.com or call Jessica at 707-721-6773 to secure your tickets to this intimate gathering. The guest list is limited so please RSVP to guarantee a seat at our garden table.



Family Winemakers 2018 Pasadena Wine Tasting

Consumer Tickets from 2-5pm:
$75.00 $60 with "BlueFarm" discount
All Access Tickets from 12-5pm:
$95 (includes iSip Lounge) $76 with "BlueFarm" discount

Pasadena Convention Center
300 E. Green Street
Pasadena, CA 91101 [ map ]

Your Consumer Ticket includes: Unlimited access to approximately 125 wineries from 50+ California appellations pouring over 35 varietals and over 500 different wines; commemorative wine glass; a great variety of cheeses, breads and crackers. Wine orders may be placed at this tasting, to be shipped from the winery. Many wineries will be offering special pricing on shipping and/or select wines. No wine may leave the building since state law and ABC rules prohibit free gifts of alcohol.

One thread weaves through this tasting -- a desire to bring you the best wines. This tasting is about the breadth of wineries from across the state, an enormous range of varietals, and wine growing appellations from all over the state. All Family Winemakers tastings focus on wineries that are small (generally under 5000 cases), have limited marketing outreach, and will be represented by family members. There will be wineries at this event pouring with Family Winemakers for the first time. It's an opportunity to expand your palate. You can sample new releases from your classic favorites and from wineries just selling their first vintages. CHECK out varietals you've never heard of or your best-loved Cabs and Chardonnays. This well-respected tasting is a once-a-year opportunity to tour and taste California's wine country under one place.

For those that have not participated in a wine tasting of this size, we have developed some Helpful Hints (Click on the link to DOWNLOAD our Consumer guide to wine tastings).

Contact us: tasting@familywinemakers.org, (415) 705-0646

Participant expressly grants the promoter and its licensees to use holder's image or likeness in connection with any live or recorded transmission or reproduction of such event, and the right to send you emails about subsequent tastings.

No one under 21 admitted, including infants. Only certified service animals are allowed.



Pinot Days

Grand Festival - Saturday's Grand Tasting will showcase over 90 phenomenal producers of pinot noir. Consumers will be able to sample hundreds of pinots from every important domestic pinot noir region, from the Russian River Valley to the Santa Lucia Highlands, Oregon to Carneros, the Anderson Valley to the Sonoma Coast to the Santa Rita Hills.

Grand Festival VIP Regional and Early Entry Tasting - This one-hour, sit-down tasting will feature wineries in groups of 4. Each winery will pour 2 wines to a group of 50 VIPs. (Wines must be different than what you pour at your table.) Each of the four Winemakers or Winery Owners will talk the group through your wines, and will share your story with them. For the second hour, you will be able to taste in the festival with the trade, in a more intimate setting.

Bespoke
845 Market St, Ste 450, San Francisco, California 94103 [ map it ]


Trade Tasting: 11:30-1:30pm. Complimentary.
Public Tasting: 2-5pm. $75.
VIP Tasting - 1pm-5pm. $125.



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