“Are you ready for some football” and wine? Then come join us for another fun themed weekend at Brutocao Cellars. We’ll be serving up some great tail-gate food paired with our award winning Estate wines. The half time show will be performed by the Blues Pirates. Cleats are optional for our annual Grape stomp competition. Barrel tasting, award winning wines, great food, Mendocino fall & football what a perfect combination!
campovida will serve organic faire from our garden of gardens. food will be prepared by our chef adam weiss at our sister property, the piazza de campovida, in downtown hopland. please join us for some light bites to pair with our beautifully hand-crafted wines. we will offer guided tours of our 12 acre organic garden. come, play, taste, and explore our fields of life – join our pura vida spirit!
Cesar Toxqui Cellars
We’ll welcome you at our porch with an array of delectable fruit infused cheeses, our new Immigrant Chardonnay, and our crisply delicious Viognier. Inside, you are invited to pair our entire lineup of Zinfandel based wines, including our latest Heirloom, with a mixed meat BBQ grill tri tip and sausage offering. Be sure to enjoy our dark chocolate cake and Port combination, your mouth will thank you. We love Passport visitors at Cesar Toxqui Cellars.
Visit Frey Vineyards during Hopland Passport; proudly serving: Curried Chicken with Fall Chutney; Biodynamic Cheese Platter with fresh baguettes; Marinated Goat Cheese; and Roasted Organic Vegetables in Frey Chardonnay Marinade (website recipe); paired with our award-winning Organic NSA Wines. Tour the beautiful grounds, a living example of sustainability, at our Solar Living Center and Real Goods Store, and enjoy relaxing, lyrical music by our favorite local musicians.
Graziano Family of Wines
Looking for something unusual? Something unique? From Aglianico to Zinfandel, Graziano Family of Wines offers over thirty delicious reds, whites, roses and blends for you to enjoy, with all but a few priced under $20.00. We specialize in Italian varietals. For Fall Passport we will be offering wines paired with aged cheeses, homemade tapenade, country pate, seasonal fruit and a wide selection of imported sausages. We have something for everyone.
Jaxon Keys Winery & Distillery
Visit us and experience Hopland history. We honor the past with our circa 1868 ranch and Farmhouse Tasting Room. Sit on the covered veranda overlooking the vineyards, enjoying our delicious wines paired with seasonal Mendo-sourced foods prepared by locally grown chef Ellery Clark. We offer many estate-grown, small lot wines for your tasting pleasure. Don’t miss an opportunity to enjoy one of the last truly historic Hopland wineries.
Jeriko Pinots and Roasted Pigs! Jeriko will be releasing our 2012 Biodynamic Pommard clone, Dijon clone, and upper Russian River Pinot Noirs; and our 2013 Mendocino Wine Competition Gold Medal winning 2010 Sangiovese. Barrel taste 2012 Sangiovese with organic chocolate and learn to make specialty cocktails with San Greal Don 48 Chardonnay Vodka. Enjoy live entertainment, wood roasted pig dishes and award winning wines in Jeriko’s Biodynamic vineyards and cellar.
McFadden Farm Stand & Tasting Room
McFadden Farm Stand & Tasting Room will pour our highly rated, top award winning, wines, paired with our own Grass Fed Beef, and Wild Rice and artichoke heart salad; both seasoned with Herbs and Herb Blends – all family farmed and organically grown at McFadden Farm, and available for purchase at special Passport discounts. McFadden Wine Members get 40% off cases of wine during Passport. Guinness McFadden will sign purchased bottles.
McNab Ridge Winery
Join us as we’ll be decked out in our finest Pirate Garb. Savor Caribbean roasted pork tenderloins with a pineapple & apricot chutney over wild rice. This incredible dish will be paired with our gold medal winning Dry Gewurztraminer. Sample over a dozen of our gourmet dips & spreads. We’ll be barrel tasting and selling futures of our 2012 Pinot Noir. Bottle Painting by local artist Leslie Bartolomei.
Milano Family Winery
Enjoy scrumptious smoked, marinated Tri-Tip, an abundance of fresh veggies and dips, as well as delicious, aged to perfection Cabot Creamery Cheeses. Live Music with a full band on Saturday and solo guitarist on Sunday. Guaranteed to be fun, so come see us at Milano Family Winery – eat, drink some fabulous wines, shop our clothing & craft vendors and take in the awesome smells of harvest and new wines fermenting!
Nelson Family Vineyards
The perfect combination, Nelson Family Vineyards and Mendough’s Wood-Fired Pizza. Estate wines paired with delicious pizzas made with fresh and local ingredients including chevre and sun dried tomatoes, prosciutto and arugula, Gorgonzola and artichoke all atop the most incredible crust you’ve ever had. Enjoy our Ice Riesling, a delectable dessert wine, to finish your tasting
Ray’s Station welcomes Fork Catering back for fabulous appetizers paired with wonderful wines: Korean Short Rib Sliders Creamy Slaw with Sriracha mayonnaise paired with 2011 Zinfandel; Grilled Cheese with Gruyère, caramelized onions and tomato jam paired with 2011 Ray’s Red Blend; Crispy Pork Skewers with cilantro, jalapeno and lime paired with 2011 Merlot; Seven Layer Bars with coconut, butterscotch-chocolate chips, pecans and graham cracker crust paired with NV Brut.
The only way to visit Canada, without needing a Passport! That’s right, this year our theme is CANADA! So yes we will have Canadian themed food … mmm Poutine and Beaver Tails, no doubt eh! Perhaps we will be cranking some Barenaked Ladies & Tragically Hip tunes and of course pouring ever Canadians favorite wine …. Chardon’eh! Sorry, no Hosers allowed!
Saracina Squash Party! Join our harvest celebration as we feast on gourmet squash tacos, heritage pulled pork tacos and other squash surprises! At Saracina you will enjoy these delicious comfort foods, a perfect pairing with the harvest season and our stunning red and white wines. Live music will encourage you dance your squash off, and our beautiful grounds will invite you to linger, sip and explore. Complimentary cave tours offered at 12:30, 2:30 and 4pm!
Terra Savia says “laissez les bon temps roulez” – let the good times roll with rich red, white, and bubbly wines paired with stuffed mushrooms and remoulade sauce, chicken and Andouille jambalaya, red beans and rice, Couvillion – the fish stew, fried green tomatoes, and New Orleans Bread Pudding with Rum Sauce/lemon sauce. Beads, music from Coffee Zombie Collective, and more will leave you feeling the Joie de vivre – joy of life!