Taste of Alexander Valley

Alexander Valley Winegrowers logoEach year in May, the Alexander Valley Winegrowers Association hosts the Taste of Alexander Valley.  During this weekend event, over 30 wineries offer wine and food pairings and special weekend wine discounts.  Some wineries go all out with a theme party and/or live entertainment, while some are more subdued.  Either way, it’s a great opportunity to go wine tasting, have some great food, and try some wineries that may not be usually open to the public.

Tickets are available for either the entire weekend, or Sunday only.  Discounted tickets are also available for designated drivers for either the entire weekend, or Sunday only.

This is a fun, low-key affair where the wineries aren’t too far from each other, and the weather usually cooperates.  Based on our experiences, these are the top ten wineries you should try to make sure and visit if you attend:

deLorimier Winery2001 Highway 128, Geyserville

Francis Ford Coppola Winery300 Via Archimedes, Geyserville

Hawkes Wine6734 Highway 128, Healdsburg

Medlock Ames3487 Alexander Valley Road, Healdsburg

Robert Young Estate Winery4960 Red Winery Road,  Geyserville

Silver Oak Cellars24625 Chianti Road, Geyserville

Simi Winery16275 Healdsburg Avenue, Healdsburg

Stonestreet Winery7111 California 128, Healdsburg

Stuhlmuller Vineyards4951 West Soda Rock Lane, Healdsburg

Trione Vineyards & Winery19550 Geyserville Avenue, Geyserville

 

*** If you want to see our article about the 2012 Taste of Alexander Valley, then please click here ***

 


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