Wine Country Events


Livermore Valley Wine Country 2018 Passport

Jan 01, 2018 until Dec 31, 2018

Choose your year-long ticket to discovering Livermore Valley! Livermore Valley is the authentic, approachable wine country located just 45 minutes from San Francisco. In 2018 the Livermore Valley Passport has 2 options for you to enjoy our award winning wines. These both are a great value in wine country, whether you’re tasting over a single weekend or every month. With a Passport to Livermore Valley Wine Country, it’s never been easier or more affordable to become a frequent flyer at Livermore Valley wineries!

Get all the details and benefits and how to purchase by clicking here.

in Livermore Valley Wine Country

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Auction Napa Valley

May 27, 2018 until Jun 03, 2018

Sponsored by the Napa Valley Vintners and founded in 1981 by a small group of winery owners, including Robert and Margrit Mondavi, Auction Napa Valley has become the world’s most celebrated charity wine event.

Auction Napa Valley combines Napa Valley wine, the region’s iconic scenery, vintner hospitality, creative culinary expressions and the chance for bidders to acquire rare collections of Napa Valley wine and once-in-a-lifetime experiences.

The four-day fete features:

  • private, vintner-hosted parties
  • the world’s only single-case auction of 100 or more lots that includes tasting wine directly with the winemakers straight from the barrel
  • the E-Auction, open to wine lovers and bidders anywhere in the world
  • and the grand Live Auction Celebration, which has been hosted every year since inception on the grounds of the exclusive Meadowood Napa Valley resort

at various locations in Napa Valley and Online (E-Auction)

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20th Anniversary Healdsburg Jazz Festival

Jun 01, 2018 until Jun 10, 2018

Celebrating 20 years of bringing jazz performance, education & culture to the Healdsburg, CA community!

Over the past 20 years the Healdsburg Jazz Festival has become a favorite local tradition with a growing national reputation. This 10-day festival of public performances by world-renowned musicians in diverse settings, including the historic Raven Theater, the glamorous Hotel Healdsburg, and several boutique restaurants and wineries, has grown into one of the North Bay’s most celebrated annual musical events. 

Get your tickets here.

at various Healdsburg venues

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Livermore Valley Wine Country's Wine & Wags

Jun 03, 2018 Noon to 4:30 PM

Celebrate the first ever Wine & Wags event! Livermore Valley's dog friendly wineries host a day of fun for dogs and their owners across the region. Bring your friendly four legged friends (on a leash, of course!), and enjoy a day in beautiful Wine Country.

Local animal rescues will be partnered with wineries, promoting adoptions of their furry friends that need a home. Come with your dogs, stay for the wine, and possibly leave with a new best friend!

at participating wineries and rescues (click to view)

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Tamber Bey's Day at the Races

Jun 10, 2018 Noon to 6:00 PM

Join Tamber Bey on Sunday, June 10th for the Annual Day at the Races Party at Golden Gate Fields in Berkeley.

You will be wined (lots of wine!) and dined in the private Directors Room at the Turf Club overlooking the finish line. It's a fantastic afternoon of racing that includes a full racing card, all you can eat and drink (Tamber Bey wines, of course), a trip to the Winner's Circle for the annual photo and some fun activities to keep everyone busy between races.

There will be a best hat contest, and after each race losing betting tickets (don't tear them up!) will be collected for a chance to win great prizes. This will be the best Day at the Races Party EVER!

Tickets $105. Includes VIP valet parking and Club Level access.

RSVP now, space is limited to 75 attendees. To purchase tickets, contact Jennifer Waitte,, 707-942-2100.

at Golden Gate Fields | Berkeley, CA

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California Wine Festival — Santa Barbara

Jul 19, 2018 until Jul 21, 2018


Celebrate 15 years of California Wine Festival greatness!

Experience the quintessential California wine tasting and enjoy hundreds of California’s finest vintage wines, delicious gourmet foods samples and lively music. Discover new wines at every Festival, find a new favorite and pair it with a dizzying variety of fresh gourmet appetizers like artisan breads, cheeses, olive oils and so much more. Enjoy an afternoon of unlimited fun, food and music — at the biggest wine festival under the sun!


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Taste Our Terroir — Livermore Valley

Jul 26, 2018 until Jul 29, 2018

Livermore Valley's premier food and wine affair spans four delectable days. 
On Thursday July 26th the annual quest for food and wine pairing excellence will take place which has 20 winemakers partnering with Bay Area chefs to compete for honors at Casa Real. Taste pairings and cast your vote for the coveted People's Choice award!

Friday through Sunday wineries across the region host ten food and wine events including Port tastings, a hike in the vineyard, honey tastings and more.

Thursday Night Tickets: VIP $125 | General $85 (will increase to $95 July 1st)

VIP Admission at 5pm with entrance to the garden patio for a wine reception at 4:30 pm, General Admission at 6 pm

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California Brew Festival

Sep 29, 2018 2:00 pm until 5:00 pm (VIPs at 1:00 pm)

Check out the 2nd Annual California Brew Festival in Santa Barbara — a new event brought to you by the successful team at California Wine Festival. Guests grab souvenir glass and start sipping just a frisbee throw away from the sparkling Pacific, while One2Tree, a soulful reggae band, and The Neighborhood Thieves keeps the beat for this all-day feast for the senses where beer is king.

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Tamber Bey's Fall Release Party

Oct 06, 2018 Noon to 5:00 PM

Don't miss Tamber Bey's biggest party of the year! Harvest will be in full swing and they will be crushing fruit at the winery.

Celebrate crush and the new vintages of the five Yountville Appellation red wines with food great food, live music and lots of fanfare!

The party kicks off at noon and the fun continues all afternoon.

The Fall Release Party is complimentary for EQQWine Club members (2 tickets per membership). Regular tickets $55. Club member guests $45.

To RSVP and purchase tickets, email or call 707-942-2100.

at Tamber Bey Winery,Sundance Ranch, Calistoga 

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Tamber Bey's Fall Mediterranean Cruise

Oct 16, 2018 until Oct 26, 2018

Oceania Cruises' Marina Stateroom prices starting at $3,374 per person Including FREE Roundtrip Airfare!

Set sail with winery Founder Barry Waitte and President & General Manager Jennifer Waitte aboard the luxurious Marina featuring the wines of Tamber Bey Vineyards and amazing food, created by Master Chef Jacques Pépin.  

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Barcelona to Venice | 10 days

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*NEW LOCATION* California Wine Festival — Huntington Beach

Nov 09, 2018 until Nov 10, 2018


Celebrate 15 years of California Wine Festival greatness at the NEWEST location: Huntington Beach!

Wine, food, music, sea and sun. These elements create the quintessential wine tasting experience at the California Wine Festival – Huntington Beach. Located just steps from the Huntington Beach at the heart of a vibrant and emerging community, Paséa Hotel & Spa will host California’s best wineries pouring hundreds of vintage red and white wines, complemented by dozens of the region’s top chefs and specialty food purveyors serving gourmet appetizers along with live music and an ocean view. Experience one of the California’s most popular wine festivals.


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