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Sonoma Wine Country Weekend
Sonoma Wine Country Weekend is Sonoma County’s largest fundraising event, held annually on Labor Day weekend with winery lunches, winemaker dinners, barbecues, one of the nation’s largest charity wine auctions, and the Taste of Sonoma.
A perfect place to close out the summer, the event brings thousands together under the late summer sun to sip fine wines, sample delicacies, and raise funds to support area youth and children.
Sonoma Wine Country Weekend: Where the winemakers pour and the chefs serve
Showcasing Sonoma’s exceptional wines and local chef creations, Sonoma Wine Country Weekend is where foodies and oenophiles gather for three days of nonstop eating, drinking and charitable wine buying.
Against the sublime backdrop of Northern California’s vineyards, the event is a celebration of the best of Sonoma – with the chefs and wine makers in attendance, pouring their wines and serving their culinary delicacies in the relaxed, casual comfort the region is known for.
Taste of Sonoma
While Sonoma Wine Country Weekend is a three-day feast of the senses, the largest event of the weekend is Taste of Sonoma and a true star in its own right.
What makes Taste of Sonoma work so well?
It’s relaxed – not snobby
Anyone that’s spent time in Sonoma would not be surprised by that statement but, a non-snobby wine event is actually worth noting.
Attendees eat, drink, chat, and relax in the easy-going wine country atmosphere. So, feel free to leave those five inch heels & the necktie at home. Sonoma Wine Country Weekend is about the wine, the food and the cause.
Speaking of food – there’s lots of food
Other wine events can be so wine focused you have to leave the tent and head to a restaurant when you get hungry, but not at Taste of Sonoma.
Most tables pair food with the wines. Fabulous, creative food. From mushroom tartlets to watermelon caprese to shrimp cocktail shots to some of the most amazing pickles you’ve ever tasted – it’s all so very Sonoma – fresh, local, innovative.