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Stomp, speed, and sip your way through harvest season in Wine Country.



Photo by Susana Bates for Drew Altizer Photography

Midsummer Medieval Feast

June 22
Castello di Amorosa
4045 St. Helena Hwy., Calistoga
Food, wine, and medieval-themed fun. $180. castellodiamorosa.com.

40th Anniversary Celebration

June 23
Pine Ridge Vineyards
5901 Silverado Trail, Napa
Celebrate with wine, food, and live music. $55. pineridgevineyards.com.

Experience Alexander Valley

June 23–24
Multiple locations, Sonoma County
Everything from cooking classes to vineyard yoga. $200. alexandervalley.org.

Dancing Under the Stars

June 30, July 28, August 18
Francis Ford Coppola Winery
300 Via Archimedes, Geyserville
Salsa dancing, with food and wine. Price TBA. francisfordcoppolawinery.com.

49th Annual Margrit Mondavi Summer Concert Series

June 30 and July 7, 14, 21, and 28
Robert Mondavi Winery
7801 St. Helena Hwy., Oakville
Live music on summer evenings. Price TBA. robertmondaviwinery.com.

La Fiesta de la Paella

July 14
Gloria Ferrer Caves and Vineyards
23555 Hwy. 121, Sonoma
Spanish cuisine, music, and flamenco dancing. $100. gloriaferrer.com.

Festival Napa Valley

July 18–29
Multiple locations
Performances from Napa Valley’s artistic scene. Festival passport $10,000; individual tickets available. festivalnapavalley.org.

2018 Murder Mystery

July 19
Napa Valley Wine Train
1275 McKinstry St., Napa
Solve a murder with your meal. $195. winetrain.com.

Festa Italiana

July 28
V. Sattui Winery
1111 White Ln., St. Helena
Italian festival with food, music, dancing, and wine. $125. vsattui.com.

Napa Porchfest

July 29
Downtown Napa
Local musicians perform on downtown Napa porches. Free. napaporchfest.org.

V Foundation Wine Celebration

August 2–5
Multiple locations, Napa County
Cancer research fundraiser featuring dinners, wine, music, and auctions. $350–$2,750. winecelebration.org.

Napa Town and Country Fair

August 9–13
Napa Valley Expo
575 Third St., Napa
Fair with a concert stage featuring various bands. $10–$13. napavalleyexpo.com.

Bounty of Sonoma County Dinner

August 10
Jordan Winery
1474 Alexander Valley Rd., Healdsburg
Wine reception, dinner, and dessert. $200. jordanwinery.com.

Winemaker Dinner and Bocce Tournament

August 11
Trione Vineyards and Winery
19550 Geyserville Ave., Geyserville
Food, wine, and bocce in the vineyards. $165. trionewinery.com.

Gravenstein Apple Fair

August 11–12
Ragle Ranch Park
500 Ragle Rd., Sebastopol
Fair with tastings and games, crafts, and entertainment for the family. $10–$15. gravensteinapplefair.com.

Main Street Reunion

August 17–18
Main and Third Streets, Napa
150 vintage cars on display, with food and drinks available. Free. donapa.com.

Fay Vineyard 25th Anniversary Dinner in the Vineyard

August 18
Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars
5766 Silverado Trail, Napa
Wine-tasting reception and three-course dinner in the vineyard. $299. cask23.com.

Napa Heritage Fire

August 26
Charles Krug Winery
2798 Main St., St. Helena
Drinks and food from top local chefs. $150–$200. cochon555.com.

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Hollywood in Napa

Napa Valley Film Festival pairs great movies with wining and dining.

Coastal Escape

Head to Timber Cove Resort for a relaxing retreat on the Sonoma Coast.

Wine Country Itineraries: Getting to know the towns of Napa and Sonoma counties

You’re in Wine Country, and your performance doesn’t start for a while. You don’t feel like visiting a winery, and you don’t have time for dinner. All of a sudden you realize that you don’t really know Wine Country all that well. Here’s a selection of things to see and do in Petaluma and Yountville.

Around Sonoma County with Bruce Cohn

Vintner, entertainment guru, philanthropist, and very fun guy Bruce Cohn talks about what to see and do in Sonoma County.

Festival Season

Ease into the holidays with music, food, and film.

Gaining A New Perspective

Artist Gretchen Kimball opens a painting studio in Napa so she can help open others' eyes to the joys of art

Cutting-Edge Cutlery

Get sharp in the kitchen with St. Helena’s newest knife shop.

Gallery-Hopping in Healdsburg

Check out the first-rate art on view in this inviting Sonoma County town.

Fresh Spots to Shop

Looking for something special? Go here.

At Your Service

Enjoy the best of wine country with a private concierge service.

Wine Made Easy

Become a vintner with Wine Country’s posh new wine club.

A Sophisticate Palate

In this day and age of Iron Chef and Rachael Ray, everyone thinks they're a chef - or wants to learn to be one. Evolving with this culinary trend, the prestigious California Institute of America at Greystone is expanding its nonprofessional programs, offering a wide range of ways to introduce the amateur chef to the bounty of Wine Country.
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