World Class Sonoma County Wine Tasting at Private Peruvian Dinner

Executive Chef Victoriano Lopez and GM Thomas Medl at La Mar in San Francisco.

We usually imagine a Sonoma County Wine Tasting paired with a charcuterie board of hard and soft cheese, cured meats, pickles and olives. Those are familiar flavors, so they’re easier to balance with different wine varietals.And food and wine pairings are all about balance. Henri Matisse once wrote that he dreamed of art in balance….

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Sonoma Wine Tasting Prices Surge Post Lockdown

Average Sonoma County Wine Tasting Prices in 2022

Since the California stay-at-home lockdown order was lifted, the average price of wine tasting in Sonoma County rose 44% over average prices before the lockdown, according to the 2022 Sonoma Wine Tasting Report. The average price of an entry-level Sonoma wine tasting was $25.75 before the lockdown on March 19, 2020. But since the lockdown…

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Best Time to Visit Wine Country

“The odds are against every farmer. All the time,” says Samantha Dorsey, president of McEvoy Ranch on the Point Reyes Petaluma Highway. And finding a way to overcome those odds in the age of climate change and create a top-tier, artisanal product has become increasingly challenging.  Over the last three years, two of the top…

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Wine Dinner at La Mar

This Thursday, August 18, 2022 at 6pm La Mar on The Embarcadero in San Francisco will be hosting a special wine dinner with Halleck Vineyard. Executive Chef Victoriano Lopez, Sous Chef Ricardo Younis and Vintner Ross Halleck will pair cool climate Sonoma wines paired with La Mar’s award-winning Peruvian cuisine for an intimate sit-down dinner in…

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DeLoach Pinot Noir vs Three Sons Cuvee (Wine Review)

Red Wine, Pinot Noir, wine writing, wine review, Russian River Valley

Although they are based in west Santa Rosa, DeLoach has every right to call themselves a Russian River Valley winery. Sure, they also source fruit from the Sonoma Coast, North Coast and Northern Sonoma AVAs. But it is the Russian River Valley AVA they chose to use on their label.  The part of Santa Rosa…

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Cracker Jacks and Wine (Sonoma Wine Club Events)

Sonoma Wine Club Event at SF Giants v Chicago Cubs

In keeping with our mission of building community through wine, on Sunday, July 31st we organized a trip to the ball game for our Inner Circle Wine Club to see the San Francisco Giants vs. Chicago Cubs at Oracle Park. We reserved a private box just off first base in the infield for a fun, unpretentious…

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Wine Events Calendar

2023 Halleck Vineyard Golf Tournament

July 26, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Green Hills Country Club
Green Hills Country Club
Milbrae, CA United States
$275

June 26, 2023 Green Hills Country Club Milbrae, CA Designed by Alister MacKenzie Followed by a Vintner Dinner Minutes away from San Francisco Int’l Airport…

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The Vienna Boys Choir

November 27 @ 3:00 pm
GREEN MUSIC CENTER, SONOMA STATE UNIVERSITY
461 Vinings Estates Dr SE
Mableton, GA 30126 United States
$85

November 27 at 3pm GREEN MUSIC CENTER, SONOMA STATE UNIVERSITY   Limited tickets are available to see this choir of boy sopranos and altos based in…

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Halleck Vineyard Vintner Dinner at Warhorse

November 17 @ 6:00 pm
Warhorse
461 Vinings Estates Dr SE
Mableton, GA 30126 United States
$148

Inner Circle members are invited to an exclusive Halleck Vineyard Vintner Dinner at Warhorse Investments in Atlanta, GA, one of the premier clubs in the…

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