16th Annual Anderson Valley Pinot Festival
Some of California’s finest vintners produce stellar Pinot Noir wines from grapes grown in the beautiful and rugged Anderson Valley. If you’re a fan of Pinot Noir, you’ll love spending three days celebrating the best Pinots of the region! As far as we know, this is the only festival in the world that celebrates a single varietal from a single appellation. The Pinot extravaganza features a Technical Conference and Social BBQ in the vineyards on Friday, a Grand Tasting on Saturday with more than 40 wineries pouring, an array of elegant winemaker dinners on Saturday evening, and open houses at all area wineries on Sunday. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.avwines.com. Be sure to stop into Zina Hyde Cunnningham’s tasting room for impeccable Pinot Noir!
Taste of Mendocino is a showcase of the best wine, food, lodging, activities, adventure and more that beautiful Mendocino has to offer. It takes place in San Francisco at Terra Gallery and Event Space at 1st and Harrison Streets. Since Mendocino is a mere hour and a half from the city, it’s a perfect opportunity to get tempted and inspired to visit the magnificent region. Be sure to stop by our table for impeccable wines! For more information, visit www.tasteofmendo.com.
The 26th annual “Taste of Downtown” event in Historic Downtown Ukiah will feature dozens of world-renowned local wines, microbrews, brandies and more. You’ll also enjoy strolling musicians, acoustic bands and fabulous hors d’oeuvres, all as you take a walking tour of Ukiah’s charming shops and businesses. Check zinawinery.com to see where we’ll be pouring!
Winesong! is a spectacular wine and food tasting event along Mendocino’s Pacific Ocean. Weekend events celebrate farmers and winemakers, and it is the annual fundraiser for the Mendocino Coast Hospital. Join the fun for amazing wines, local food, fabulous music, and a great cause! More than 100 wineries, illustrious chefs, entertainment and incredible auction lots will make this an extraordinary event.
Winesong! is produced by the Mendocino Coast Hospital Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds for the Mendocino Coast District Hospital. Their mission is to help the small rural hospital provide the best medical care to residents and visitors to the Mendocino Coast. Since 1985, the hospital has received more than $4.5 million from Winesong!-generated funds to purchase essential medical equipment and improved services. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.winesong.org or call (707)961-4688.
Mendocino Wine & Mushroom Festival
No place celebrates the versatile mushroom better than Mendocino County, home to more than 3,000 mushroom varieties. Events will take place throughout the county, including mushroom dinners, wine pairing and beer pairing workshops, cooking classes, musical performances, exhibits, and guided mushroom forraging. Come into Zina Hyde Cunningham for impeccable wine and mushroom pairings each weekend during this event. Cost: $20.