Join us for a weekend of merriment! We will be pouring our award winning Estate wines from both bottle and barrel while pairing them with tasty delectable’s. As you’re tasting, you can either put on your dancing shoes, bocce shoes or goes shoeless for our annual grape stomp! Come by and see old friends, make new ones and find the perfect wines for the holidays.
Campovida is a family owned and operated certified organic farm and working vineyard. We offer, wine tasting, olive oil tasting, live music and food pairings from our restaurant the Piazza de Campovida. Not to be missed during passport is our garden tour an experience of your own organic immersion with our master gardener, Ken Boek, awaken the five senses and enjoy an educational experience in plant and insect diversity.
Cesar Toxqui Cellars
We welcome you at our porch with an array of delectable fruit infused cheeses paired with our new Orange Muscat , Pinot Gris, and Chardonnay. Inside you are invited to try our New release 2012 Organic, full bodied Zinfandel and our new Heirloom V, and of course our other red wines with a mixed meat BBQ grill trip, wild boar sausage, and chicken. Be sure to enjoy our ganache chocolate and port.
For an environmentally friendly experience, visit the Frey Tasting Room at the Solar Living Institute just south of downtown Hopland on the 101. Walk the grounds to check out sustainable housing or just relax in the shade by one of the many ponds. Taste our delicious, award-winning, Organic and Biodynamic wines (with no added sulfites) paired with Organic Autumn-inspired, colorful fresh foods.
Graziano Family of Wines
We have a wide range of wines from four distinct brands. We specialize in Italian varietals, but make wines traditional to Mendocino County as well. From Aglianico to Zinfandel we have as many as 30 different wines. From light to full bodied, from sweet to dry we have something for everyone. We will have marinated tri-tip in the crock pot, imported aged cheeses, homemade dips and spreads, and more.
Jaxon Keys Winery & Distillery
Be a player in our spaghetti western! Fresh spaghetti done three ways: red, white and green, and paired with our delicious Farmhouse wines – that don’t cost a fistful of dollars! It’s always a party here at JK and we guarantee the good (wine!) and the bad (our cowgirls!) but the ugly (day after?) is up to you! So kick off your boots and enjoy our awesome old west hospitality.
Upper Russian River Grilling will be happening at Jeriko for the October Passport. Experience a wild display of mixed meats Cheeses and condiments to complement Jeriko’s Upper Russian River Pinot Noir, Anima Mundi Pinot Noir and Reserve Pinot Noir, along with the classics like Sangiovese. Don’t miss out on the barrel sampling, music and special wine prices that are discounted for passport weekend only.
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
McNab Ridge will be rockin’ the 2014 Fall Passport with barrel tasting of our new Cononiah Zin with futures available and complimentary bottle painting by Leslie Bartolomei. The grillmasters of Smokestack BBQ are creating a feast of smoky delights with chicken, gourmet sausage and grilled veggies. We’ll also be serving our popular dips and spreads and pouring Rich Parducci’s award-winning wines – join the fun and channel your inner rock star!
Milano Family Winery
Featuring our scrumptious red-wine-infused oak smoked, marinated Tri-Tip, fresh veggies, cheeses and decadent chocolate raspberry brownies. Enjoy live music on the lawn with the Rose City Band playing jazz and dance music on Saturday and the contemporary duo of Marilyn DeFrange and Janet Orsi on Sunday. Join us and eat, sip our medal winning wines, groove to the tunes, peruse the wares of several vendors and relish Harvest in Wine Country!
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!
Come get inked at RIVINO this passport with our “Wines of Anarchy” themed event. We will have some great biker bar inspired food creations provided by Pagan Fire Pizza. A splendid array of newly released wines, fun food, music and a great background to sit and relax in! Although leathers are not mandatory … they may get you some special services.
No smashing pumpkins at Saracina’s Fall Passport Party! Just gourmet harvest fare, live music by A Band Called Luke, and our ever-popular wine cave tours on Saturday at 1:30, 3:00 and 4pm and on Sunday at 1:00 and 3pm. Come join the mash up!
Terra Savia will feature “A Cheesy Affair” this coming Passport including Greek salad stuffed tomatoes, macaroni and cheese empanadas, butternut squash with blue cheese and frisee and farro salad with warm goat cheese. Back by popular demand, the energetic and eclectic band Coffee Zombie Collective will entertain all with cover songs like you’ve never heard them before.