Join us at the Historic “Brutocao Schoolhouse Plaza” for another fun filled wine weekend. We’ll be pouring our award winning Estate wines from both bottle and barrel, rolling bocce balls, dancing to live music and of course eating great food. The Zinful chef will have an array of food & wine pairings. Rain or shine, we’ll be having fun!
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
Cesar Toxqui Cellars will be doing traditional Asian delicacies. We will greet you with our traditional Filipino appetizer called “lumpia” and an array of fruit infused cheeses paired with our Pinot Gris and Immigrant Chardonnay. Also we will be serving our traditional Roasted pig paired with our 2012 Organic Zinfandel , 2012 Immigrant Pinot Noir and Heirloom Cinco. Finish it off with our Port and a special ordered chocolate cake.
For an environmentally friendly experience, visit the Frey Tasting Room inside the Real Goods Store, just south of downtown Hopland on the 101. Walk the Solar Living Center’s grounds to check out sustainable housing or just relax by one of the many ponds and picnic areas. We’ll be offering tastes of our delicious, award-winning, Organic and Biodynamic wines (with no added sulfites) paired with Organic Springtime-inspired fresh foods.
Graziano Family of Wines
This Spring Passport Graziano Family of Wines will be offering a variety of foods to pair with our 4 brands and over 20 wines. We will have Italian Sausages, firm dry cheeses like Manchego and soft creamy Brie as well as strong flavored Cambozola. We will have plenty of artichoke jalapeno dip, olive tapenade, and savory hummus. Sip our wines with your combinations on crostini and crackers.
Jaxon Keys Winery & Distillery
Come on down to the farmhouse and cowboy up! We always put on a nice spread here at the historic JK Ranch. Tasty grub, delicious wines, cowgirls galore and live music by an awesome band that goes by the name of Coppermill. So stop in, kick off your boots, sit back and enjoy a taste of true downhome hospitality done Jaxon Keys style. Yeehaw!
Jeriko Pinots alongside our Tuscan gourmet sausage bar grilled over Pinot Noir oak barrel staves. Including lots of side dishes and condiments to compliment the wide assortment of sausages. Our Gold Medal winning 2010 Jeriko Sangiovese will be featured. Barrel tasting will include our 2013 Biodynamic Pinot Noirs. Enjoy live music with a glass of The San Francisco Wine Press Organic Pinot Noir from our eco-friendly 100% recyclable one-way keg.
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 Tasting Room
Taste Rich Parducci’s award-winning wines. Sample our delicious dips and spreads. Savor duck ragout over creamy polenta plus a spring salad with cranberries, gorgonzola and berry balsamic. Enjoy complimentary bottle painting by Leslie Bartolomei Mingle with friends old and new.
Milano Family Winery
Enjoy a hearty offering of scrumptious smoked, marinated Tri-Tip, an abundance of fresh veggies and dips, as well as a delicious variety of cheeses. Enjoy live music on the lawn with The Linda Ferro Band rocking the house on Saturday and on Sunday – Marilyn DeFrange and Janet Orsi playing jazz, rhythm and blues, soul, country, folk, and pop. Guaranteed to be fun, so come see us at Milano Family Winery—eat, drink some fabulous wines, shop our clothing & craft vendors and relish Spring in Wine Country!
Naughty Boy Vineyards and WAAWAA
Will be participating in Passport. Pouring Gold Medal Organic Pinot Noir, Gold Medal Chardonnay and Rose, and their fabulous Dolcetto. Wonderful BBQ ribs marinated in Basque Norte, Garlic and other secret spices! We will have a water hydrations station in Fantan Alley for your relaxation and recharging. Special prices on our limited vineyard select wines and Antiques! Lots of surprises and good deals in store for Naughty Fans!!
Nelson Family Vineyards
Come relax in the Redwoods at Nelson Family Vineyards – this serene grove is a majestic and magical place with gorgeous views of our terraced Cabernet Sauvignon vineyard. We’ll be pouring our delicious Estate wines paired with Mendough’s Wood-Fired Pizza, deliciously made with organic, local ingredients including chevre, sun dried tomatoes, prosciutto, arugula, Gorgonzola and artichoke atop the most incredible crust. We look forward to seeing you again!
Rays Station welcomes back Fork Catering! Enjoy Korean pork tacos, grilled cheese with pepperjack, caramelized onions and roasted red peppers, Manchego cheese wrapped with prosciutto with balsamic reduction sauce and our signature brownies! Enjoy special discounts on your favorite and new release wines. Rays Station, where hospitality meets fine wine!
Even though Carnival in RIO is long over for 2014 . Carnival at RIVINO will live on this Passport! Wine, Food, Music and you guessed it Beads! So come by and enjoy some Pagan Fire Pizza Brazilian fashioned eats, award winning Estate wines, and some Carnival tunes. Oh and the Beads . how do you get those . show up and find out! Saúde!
Head on over to Saracina for some good ol’ Southern fun! Enjoy delectable grilled Gulf Shrimp, Heritage Smoked Pork Biscuits and other Southern culinary delights paired with our Saracina and Atrea wines. Listen to some boot stompin’ bluegrass music while relaxing amidst the beauty of our stunning grounds. Take advantage of our complimentary cave tours at 12:30, 2:30 and 4pm on Saturday and 12:30 and 2:30pm on Sunday!
Seebass Family Vineyards
Join Seebass Family Wines as we open our historic barns and vineyards for our first passport event! Browse and enjoy the first offerings from our fine art and antiques collections, while tasting our select vintages of award-winning estate wines. Seebass Vineyards, known for growing premium grapes for over thirty years, welcomes you to our tasting room and vineyards which will be alive with music, art and our outstanding wines.
For the Passport Event Terra Savia will celebrate Passport with a Latin Flare. The menu will feature a watercress and tomato salad with a peanut dressing, passion fruit barbecued ribs, cayenne potato wedges, orange/cumin bread with sweet relishes.
Funkacillin will be puttin’ “the stank on it” with a mix of originals and old school funk, rock and soul by heavy hitters and some slightly more obscure funksters. Funkacillin is comprised of six well known local and bay area musicians, who are all former or current members of bands including Rootstock, Tubesteak Jones, Samba Jamba, Ponche, GDX, and Pura Vida, contributing to their unique funk laden sound with elements of soul, Afro Cuban, and rock that will have the crowd flashin’ back to the days of paisley prints and platform shoes, and get those booties shakin’!