February 15-17, 2013
Celebrate “olive” President’s Day weekend with special olive themed events, concerts, cooking classes, seminars and artisan markets including olive infused spa treatments and lodging packages!
VinOlivo Weekend: Grand Tasting
Presented by the Sonoma Valley Vintner's & Growers Alliance
February 15, 2013. 7pm-10pm. $75 per person ($85 at the door, if available).
Join us for the 8th Annual VinOlivo Grand Tasting! Sip Sonoma Valley's best wines as you get to know the personalities behind the wine. Ignite your Taste Buds with Culinary Delights from more than 25 of Sonoma's Finest Restaurants Caterers, and Artisans. Sample savory olives from the Olive Bar. Enjoy the seductive Port Wines. Experience the Pommes Frites and Sparkling Wine Bar. Entertain your senses with one of the hottest DJ’s in town.
VinOlivo Weekend: Winemaker Dinner Series
February 16, 2013. 6:30pm - 10pm. $85 per person.
Sonoma evenings are made for sharing a bottle of wine, lingering over a plate of fresh local cuisine and creating lasting friendships. At these intimate winemaker dinners, you'll share the evening with the winemakers whose creations have earned international acclaim. Paired with the stellar culinary creations of local chef (perhaps the winery's own), any dinner you select promises to be a classic wine country evening to remember. See website to see participating wineres and to purchase tickets.
VinOlivo Weekend: Ticket to Sonoma Valley
February 16 - February 18, 2013. 3-Day Ticket $50, 1-Day Ticket $25.
The VinOlivo Ticket to Sonoma Valley gives you special access to over 40 Sonoma Valley wineries! Ticket holders will receive a menu of special offers that differ from winery to winery including complimentary tastings, discounted wine purchases, barrel tastings or winery tours. Choose from the 3-Day ticket ($50.00) valid Saturday, February 16 - Monday, February 18 at participating wineries or the 1-Day ticket ($25.00) where you can select the day you plan to use your ticket: Saturday, February 16 - Monday, February 18 at participating wineries. See website for participating wineries and to purchase tickets.
An Olive Odyssey at Jacuzzi Family Vineyards
February 16 & 17, 2013. 11am-4pm. Free.
Experience the Olive in old world style with Don Landis and a unique gathering of olive enthusiasts at An Olive Odyssey. Olive curers offer samples of their special delicacies and share their curing recipes in the stunning Tuscan courtyard at Jacuzzi Family Vineyards. The Olive Press offers tours of the Olive mill, tasting Olive oil, and opens their Olive gift shop to browse. Olive notables and Olive tree experts will talk Olive and answer questions. That's not all. Its entertaining, delicious and fun!!!
Jacuzzi Family Vineyards, 24724 Arnold Dr, Sonoma 95476www.jacuzziwines.com