Top Events in Summer 2019

The Great Rosé Infusion of Summer

June 22

Soda Rock Winery

8015 Hwy. 128, Healdsburg

Four tasting areas pair food with rosé, beer, and cider. $45–$125. rosewinetoday.com.

Experience Alexander Valley

June 22 and 23

Various Alexander Valley wineries

Two days of wine seminars, hikes, and food. $125–$200. alexandervalley.org.    

Dancing Under the Stars

June 29, July 27, August 17

Francis Ford Coppola Winery

300 Via Archimedes, Geyserville

Learn to salsa while enjoying wine and food. $39. francisfordcoppolawinery.com.

Margrit Mondavi Summer Concert Series

June 29 and July 6, 13, 20, and 27

Robert Mondavi Winery

7801 St. Helena Hwy., Oakville

Annual music extravaganza, featuring The Struts and Matt Nathanson. Price varies per concert. robertmondaviwinery.com.

Festival Napa Valley

July 12–21

Multiple locations

Arts festival featuring Patti LuPone, Seal, and others. $10,000 for the festival passport, with other ticket options available. festivalnapavalley.org.

Chardonnay and Lobster

July 13

Papapietro Perry Winery

4791 Dry Creek Rd., Healdsburg

Seafood dinner with your sips. $175. papapietro-perry.com.

La Fiesta de la Paella

July 13

Gloria Ferrer Caves and Vineyards

23555 Hwy. 121, Sonoma

Saber demonstrations, flamenco, and Spanish cuisine. $100. gloriaferrer.com.

Wine Country Comedy Fest

July 13, 18, 19, 20, 26, and 27

Various locations

Six nights of hilarity, courtesy of national stars. $15–$20 per show. crushersofcomedy.com.

Art and Garden Festival

July 14

Historic Downtown Petaluma

210 Lakeville St., Petaluma

Local gardeners, crafts, and eats at 100-plus booths. Free. petalumadowntown.com.

Tequila Train

July 24

Napa Valley Wine Train

1275 McKinstry St., Napa

A two-hour train journey for National Tequila Day. $214. winetrain.com.

Hot Havana Nights

July 26

Castello di Amorosa

4045 St. Helena Hwy., Calistoga

Tasting and dancing with a Cuban flair. $175. castellodiamorosa.com.

Festa Italiana

July 27

V. Sattui Winery

1111 White Ln., St. Helena

A night of Italian culture, with homemade pasta, dancing, and wine. $129. vsattui.com.

Napa Porchfest

July 28

Downtown Napa

Music festival brought to life on local porches. Free. napaporchfest.org.

V Foundation Wine Celebration

August 1–4

Multiple locations, Napa Valley

Dinner, auction, and more to raise money for cancer research. $500–$3,000. winecelebration.org.

Napa Town and Country Fair

August 7–11

Napa Valley Expo

575 Third St., Napa

Exhibitors, livestock, and carnival-themed fun. $10–$13. napavalleyexpo.com.

Main Street Reunion

August 16–1

Napa

Corner of Pearl St. and Soscol Ave. (Friday)

Main and Third streets (Saturday)

Two-day car show featuring vintage and antique automobiles. Free. donapa.com.

Gravenstein Apple Fair

August 17–18

Ragle Ranch Park

500 Ragle Rd., Sebastopol

Music, contests, arts and crafts, food, and—of course—cider. $10–$15. gravensteinapplefair.com.