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Vineyard Tours Tours Begin at 9:30am Sunday Tours Saturday Tours Teldeschi Vineyards 4939 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg Preston of Dry Creek Ever wanted to get up close and personal with a century-old Zinfandel vine? 9282 West Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg Join Ray and Lori Teldeschi for a walk among their 100+ year-old head-pruned Zinfandel Lou Preston will share his thoughts and show his approach to farming sustainably in a vines. Ray Teldeschi Vineyards is located in eastern central Dry Creek Valley on benchland viticultural context, including ecological and crop diversity, integration of animals, use of where the soil and the microclimate allow Ray to produce stellar quality fruit year after hedgerows, natural solutions to soil nutrition, pest and weed control. Bring your walking year. shoes. During the vineyard tour, Ray will share stories of how he nurtures these ancient Zin vines. Preston of Dry Creek is a 125-acre Certiﬁed Organic farm and winery, established by the He’ll explain why he—like his father before him—always uses sustainable farming practices Prestons in 1973. Lou and Susan raised their family here and thus eschewed chemical that are good for both the vines and the folks who live nearby. Ray will also describe how farming, but it wasn't until a decade ago that they began their conversion to holistic land pruning styles can produce better fruit. stewardship. It's a work in progress; we'll also discuss future ideas and directions. Ray Teldeschi Vineyards provides grapes to many producers throughout Sonoma County, 9:00 conversation at the compost pile. 9:30 walk and talk. including Ray and Lori’s own Del Carlo wines. Del Carlo’s ’06 Old Vine Zinfandel recently scored 91points and was named one of the Year’s Best Zinfandels in Wine & Spirits D & A’s Estate and Winery Magazine. 1010 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg Enjoy a morning in the vineyards, learn a bit more about viticulture practices and enhance your appreciation for exceptional old vine Zinfandel. Proprietors David and Aggie Olson have built their boutique winery/home on their 9 acre Syrah, valley ﬂoor and creek side vineyard. We are now in our 12th year of Trattore Vineyards production at this site after 15 years at another Sonoma County location. We will discuss 7700 Dry Creek Road, Geyserville this, our vineyard, including vine selection, trellis design, irrigation system and water Come tour 40 spectacular acres of hillside vineyards and olive orchards which overlook management, and viticulture practices. In addition we produce from, selected grapes, a Dry Creek Valley. End the tour in the cellar of a future on-premise winery where you will small amount of syrah wine which is sold in local restaurants in Healdsburg and in enjoy Zinfandel plus Rhone varietals made from Trattore Vineyards and sample Ventura County. We will taste the wine produced from our vineyard. This activity is a award-winning oils made from the olive orchards. You will see many types of farming “second career” for David and Aggie. See why they chose this “retirement activity” and techniques employed in the ﬁelds while taking in breath-taking views on the guided how it works for them. Is this your dream? walking tour. Rooted in European tradition, Trattore translates to “tractor” in Italian and is a tribute to the owner’s appreciation for the enduring craftsmanship symbolized by his collection of showcase tractors which will also be on display to view after the ﬁeld tour ends. We look forward to sharing a bit of this beautiful appellation with you! Trattore Vineyards: 7700 Dry Creek Road, Geyserville, CA 95441. Head up the driveway at 7700 Dry Creek Road and follow the signs to the left to the main barn where the tour will start and end. Passport to You must pick up your Passport at the winery location shown to Your Starting Winery: the left, on Saturday, April 24. If you have a Sunday-Only Passport, Dry Creek Valley™ 2010 pick it up on Sunday, April 25. You will also receive your ID bracelet Saturday, April 24 and wine glass. If you cannot pick up your two-day Passport(s) on Sunday, April 25 see ticket Saturday, go to the same winery on Sunday moring. 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. One day - Sunday Passports may only be picked up on Sunday. www.wdcv.com N FRITZ 15 Dutc h er C SBRAGIA reek Ge LAKE 38 Rd. ys SONOMA erv ille 14 FRICK Av DUTCHER e. CROSSING Wal lin 12 D g GEYSERVILLE 9 J. PEDRONCELLI FERRARI-CARANO DAVID Rd 31 . 6 COFFARO Rd. yon TALTY 41 Can BELLA 5 A 46 Yoakim ZICHICHI Bridge RU Rd. 43 TRUETT HURST SS d. 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Papapietro Perry Winery SEGHESIO E EK SATURDAY 39 11. Family Wineries of Dry Creek 30. Passalacqua Winery A. Preston of Dry Creek ry Cre 12. Ferrari-Carano Vnyds. & Winery 31. Pedroncelli Winery 28 OPTIMA 9282 West Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg 13. Forchini Vineyards & Winery 32. Peterson Winery HEALDSBURG ek B. D & A's Estate and Winery EVERETT 10 . Rd 14. Frick 33. Quivira Vineyards & Winery 1010 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg RIDGE Mil l St. 15. Fritz Underground Winery 34. A. Rafanelli Winery 1 ALDERBROOK 16. Göpfrich Winery 35. Raymond Burr Vineyards SUNDAY Ma 17. D.H. Gustafson Family Vineyards C. Teldeschi Vineyards MILL CREEK 26 gn 36. Ridge Winery lia o Dr. 18. Kachina Vineyards 37. Rued Winery 4939 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg ARMIDA 19. Kokomo Winery 38. Sbragia Family Vineyards D. Trattore Vineyards 4 Foreman Ln. 20. Lambert Bridge Winery 7700 Dry Creek Road, Geyserville 7 DE LA MONTANYA 39. Seghesio Family Vineyards goes under Westside Rd. Foreman Ln. 21. Manzanita Creek Winery 40. Stephen & Walker Wes 22. Martorana Family Winery 41. Talty Winery ts 23. Mauritson Family Winery 42. F. Teldeschi Winery ide R 24. Mazzocco Sonoma 43. Truett Hurst Winery d. 25. Michel-Schlumberger Wine Estate 44. Unti Vineyards 26. Mill Creek Vineyards & Winery 45. Wilson Winery 27. Mounts Family Winery 46. Zichichi Family Vineyard www.wdcv.com The Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley™ encourage you to drink responsibly. #1 #7 #13 A sojourn to Tuscany, was never easier, as we welcome you to “Under the Come for the PIG…Stay for the PINOT! We’re heading’ for a roundup! Cowboys Forchini Sun!” Surrounded by stunning Groove to the Gator Beat Band on our and cowgirls - come knock oﬀ some trail views as Steve Albini’s trio serenades lawn while once again the PIGS roast on dust and pull the plug on the barrels of you. Oui Cater has created a fabulous the Spit and the PINOT ﬂows….And do our ﬁnest future releases tended by our four-cheese manicotti which pairs with not worry ~ our world famous Zinfandels smokin' hot saloon maids. The chuck our Papa Nonno Tuscan Red, lush will be here for you to enjoy as well! wagon will be in high gear, so come down Zinfandel and fruity BeauSierra. End There will be Passport to judge our barn burnin’ chili cook-oﬀ your Tuscan sojourn munching our weekend discounts. Plenty of parking De La Montanya and Fancy up to our country rock ‘n roll Forchini sinfully double chocolate cake with a AlderbrookWinery for busses and limousines. Vineyards & Winery band. Don’t miss our discounted wines Vineyards & Winery sip of Cabernet. All estate Forchini Dry Creek wines will be poured. 2306 Magnolia Drive, Healdsburg We look forward to seeing you! 999 Foreman Lane, Healdsburg and new releases...laggards might be 5141 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg Very special Passport pricing. 800-405-5987 707-433-3711 pushing daisies in Boot Hill. 707-431-8886 Benevenuti a la forchini Vineria! #2 This year we travel to Italy for #8 Come on all you Parrotheads – the #14 It’s ALL about wine and food pairing. “Pizzeria Amista”. Chef John “winery for sailors” invites you to a Family, friends and I will be pouring rare Franchetti, co-owner of Rosso Pizzeria Jimmy Buﬀet hideaway. Spring in the unusual varietals including Viognier, and former chef at Tra Vigne, will Dry Creek Valley means warm ocean Grenache Blanc, Cinsaut, Counoise, hand-craft pizzas with fresh Sonoma breezes in our cellar. Sway to the motion Grenache Noir. Wines will be impeccably ingredients from our new wood ﬁred of the ocean, sip Fume Blanc on a white paired with creative and delicious oven. Reason to Come: Passport sand beach and nibble jerk chicken with morsels from famous Chef John specials on our Dry Creek Zins. Zinfandel. Can’t make it to the (www.foodwishes.com). Reason to Stay: award winning wines, Caribbean? Come to Dry Creek Good wine, good food, good people, Amista Vineyards lively Italian music and Dry Creek Vineyard Vineyard. Over 35 years of Family Frick Winery good quiet spot. 3320 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg the friendly spirit of Amista. 3770 Lambert Bridge Road, Healdsburg Winemaking – and still having fun! 23072 Walling Road, Geyserville Come see us - Bill Frick. 707-431-9200 Vicky & Mike, Proprietors 707-433-1000 No buses. 707-857-1980 No buses. #3 #9 Proprietor Debra Mathy, Winery Dog Dutchess and famed Winemaker Kerry #15 Travel Around The World while enjoying our magical setting in northern Dry Come celebrate the art of wine and life Damskey will guide you through barrel Creek Valley. Enjoy a cornucopia of at Amphora. Enjoy our tasting vineyard designate wines. Meet dishes artisinally prepared from across award-winning Petite Sirah, Zinfandel, two of Dry Creek Valley’s reputable the globe, paired brilliantly with our Cabernet and the latest additions growers, the Maple’s and the Taylor’s. uniquely crafted, limited edition reserve to the Amphora lineup Enjoy great wine and perfectly wines. Lounge on the patio with some (including some delectable Pinot Noir!) matched food on our picnic grounds Pinot and Pâté, or explore our 30 year We might taste from a barrel or two, overlooking scenic vineyards and old underground cellar while nibbling on and as always we’ll be oﬀering a great tempura and sipping some crisp rolling hills surrounding our winery. Sauvignon Blanc. Live music, perfect discount to our “special friends”. Amphora Winery No buses. Dutcher Crossing Winery Dutcher Crossing is an experience that Fritz Underground Winery weather and the possibility for some 4791 Dry Creek Rd, Bldg Six, Healdsburg 8533 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg will make the 20th Anniversary of 24691 Dutcher Creek Road, Cloverdale outrageous deals on present and past 707-431-7767 707-431-2700 Passport truly memorable. 707-894-3389 vintages; Fritz is a can’t miss! No buses. #4 Join the “A” Team for a party that is #10 #16 seriously out of the world! Begin in ‘Ay Mon! Travel to the Islands at Travel back to the Roaring 20's with Göpfrich Winery. Steel drums by the Heaven for a sample of our heavenly Everett Ridge Winery. Jazz hits will Caribbean Connection. Fish for wine in whites and a glimpse of your Futures! abound so put your dancing shoes on the Göpfrich lagoon – Big catch of the Venture into Hell for a sip of our sinfully and practice your Charleston. weekend is two free passports for 2011!!! tempting reds. The Pulsators will rock Everett Ridge will be serving up their Fishing licenses provided. Purgatory and Tomales Bay Oyster Co. fabulous wines so no need to Wines poured will be estate wines: will shell out bite-sized aphrodisiacs. worry about Prohibition. Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel, Syrah, Feast on BBQ, savor award winning We hope to see you at our Speakeasy! Merlot and Estate Cuvee. wines and sample PoiZin...the wine to Armida Winery die for. Experience Armida... Everett Ridge Winery No buses. Göpfrich Winery Tropical treats by K. King. 2201 Westside Road, Healdsburg 435 West Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg 7462 West Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg No buses. come taste our world! 707-433-2222 707-433-1637 707-433-1645 #5 Climb aboard our rugged open-air #11 Always a favorite as Dry Creek Valley’s only co-op tasting room featuring Collier #17 vehicle and journey to the heart of Falls Vineyards. Enjoy a full range of romantic Africa and an exciting Be among the ﬁrst to visit our new estate-produced reds including limited expedition through the wild. Seasoned winery. Overlooking Dry Creek Valley release Cabernet Sauvignon, Petite guides navigate as you brave dangerous at 1800 feet, enjoy panoramic views Sirah, Primitivo, Late Harvest Primitivo zinfandels, venture through treacherous and of course Zinfandel. Zin Restaurant, while tasting our 2007 Petite Sirah, syrahs, and mine for culinary jewels Jeﬀ Mall, executive chef will provide you 2007 Zinfandel, and 2008 Mountain inside the cave. Let your wild side go as with tantalizing “chuck wagon” style Cuvée Zinfandel, 2009 Rosé of Syrah, you dance to the pulsing beats of the western fare to pair with our wines and D.H. Gustafson paired with signature recipes of beef, Bella Vineyard & Serengeti. Stop and graze at Bella Family Wineries the renowned California Cowboys Family Vineyards shellﬁsh and rich desserts. Wine Caves Vineyards and wine caves – Tasting Room Country Western Band will enhance your 9100 Stewarts Point – Special Passport discounts. 9711 West Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg the jungle awaits. No buses. 4791 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg “home on the range” experience. Skaggs Spring Road, Healdsburg 866-572-3552 888-433-6555 x1 Drop in and say “Howdy”! 707-433-2371 #6 It’s Mardi Gras time in Dry Creek Valley! #12 Ferrari-Carano is sure to be one of your favorite stops during Passport weekend. #18 First time open to the public! We invite Cruise on in for some exceptional Cajun Wind your way through the tank room you to savor our luscious Chardonnay specialties from the folks at Louisiana and cellars tasting our ﬁne wines expertly paired with fresh local fruit as Legacy, our friendly local New Orleans paired with foods specially chosen by you stroll through our Old Italian Tuscan transplants. Of course we’ll be serving up Rhonda Carano. Visit the Wine Shop marketplace. Tuscan cured meats and some spicy Zinfandels and various other in the beautiful Italianate-style more complements our exquisite unique red wines to sample and Villa Fiore and our breath-taking Cabernet Sauvignon. Exotic Artisan complement the tantalizing menu. Cajun gardens with waterfalls, bridges and Cheeses pairs with everything! David Coﬀaro food, exceptional red wines, and Barrel Ferrari-Carano thousands of brilliant ﬂowers. Perfect ending to a wonderful Be sure to visit our website, experience, delectable desserts Vineyard & Winery Tasting for sure...let us be a part of your Vineyards and Winery Kachina Vineyards 2010 Passport experience! www.ferrari-carano.com, served with our limited edition Port! 7485 Dry Creek Road, Geyserville 8761 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg 4551 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg for the day’s recipes! 707-433-9715 707-433-6700 707-332-7917 #19 #25 Everyone loves to come to Michel #31 Stop by for a stroll through our barrel Schlumberger and this year is no room where we’ll feature delectable Come to Kokomo Winery and enjoy our exception. Join us for our Baja Beach dishes prepared by Chef Brian Anderson one-of-a kind tasting room, incorporated Bonanza. Slip on your ﬂip ﬂops and of Bistro 29. Take your time as you taste amongst the barrels in our cellar. settle into the Baja Beach scene and your way through some of the classic We will be featuring a variety of enjoy our great organically grown, cuisine of Europe and we’ll pair up an French-inspired hors d’œuvres all-estate wines on the Schlumberger exceptional wine at each station ending paired with our limited production, beach and estate. Amazing Mexican with our Four Grapes Port and a Michel –Schlumberger cuisine and the cool Latin jazz of specially prepared dessert—you’ll have to Kokomo Winery estate grown wines. Wine Estate Peace, Love & Pinot™. Carlos Herrera make us Pedroncelli Winery stop by and taste for yourself. 4791 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg 4155 Wine Creek Road, Healdsburg 1220 Canyon Road, Geyserville Benvenuto, boas-vindas, bienvenida! a “must see” destination. 707-433-0200 707-433-7427 707-857-3531 #20 A Passport stamp from Lambert Bridge #26 We are throwing the Hollywood party of #32 Winery means only one thing: you have Join Fred and Jamie Peterson for a muy the century, complete with glitz & glam. visited one of the most rustic, beautiful authentico Mexican ﬁesta. Check out the Come crash it! Security will be tight, so wineries in Dry Creek Valley where new releases from our small lots/value put on your best “important legendary hospitality was your guide to series—Shinbone (a Shiraz/Cab blend) person-persona” and see if you make the enjoyment of compelling Bordeaux and Cab 123 (a single-vineyard Cabernet it in. If you do, you will feast on CK varietals and small lot treasures. from Dry Creek Valley)—along with our Lamb, and an oh-so-elegant dessert, Break away from the beaten path and current wines. Our motto is No Soul-less Mill Creek paired, of course, with Gold Medal experience what we have in store for you. Wines, so stop by and renew your soul, winning wine, after Gold Lambert Bridge Share our passion for great wine, Vineyards & Winery Medal winning wine. Peterson Winery as well as restock your cellar with our 4085 West Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg served with great food, shared 1401 Westside Road, Healdsburg 4791 Dry Creek Road, #7, Healdsburg memorably soulful wines. No buses. 707-431-9600 with great friends! No buses. 707-431-2121 707-431-7568 #21 #27 WILD CARD BELLYDANCERS are #33 Quivira’s Artisan Marketplace! Sample You need it! We got it! What is it? back at Mounts Family Winery! Savor preserves from Elissa Rubin-Mahon of A great time for all + our outstanding Mediterranean bites from A Divine Artisan Preserves and goat cheese by 2007 Vintage “best Zinfandels of the Aﬀair Restaurant and take pleasure in Cypress Grove Chevre. Wine barrel decade” (Harvest Wines 12/1/2009). our amazing AWARD winning products will be available from “Cool Let’s do it! wines…Petite Sirah, Zinfandel and Stuﬀ by George” and as a special treat, Fantastic food: Our famous New York Cabernet Franc to name a few. Alana Gentry, AKA “Girl With A Glass” Strip & Italian sausage-slow cooked Spectacular views, rich, full-bodied reds, will have something special for all you over oak ﬁred Pit Smoker. and a friendly, family owned estate wine enthusiasts. Award-winning wines, Debuting: Our 2009 winery. Take the vineyard drive up the Quivira delicious food, music from Bottle Shock, Manzanita Creek La Dame Chardonnay. Mounts Family Winery hill and sip, savor and share the Vineyards and Winery gardens and breathtaking views await 1441 A Grove Street, Healdsburg No buses. 3901 Wine Creek Road, Healdsburg memories with Mounts Family Winery. 4900 West Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg you at Quivira! No buses. 707-433-4052 707-292-8148 No buses. 707-433-8333 #22 Welcome to the newest hidden jewel of the Dry Creek Valley. Nestled on the #28 The MUST STOP of the weekend is #34 The Rafanelli family welcomes you to banks of Dry Creek, you will savor the Optima! Experience your own personal share in the sights, sounds, and ﬂavors of ﬂavors of our robust, award winning waiter and wine steward while you relax. Italy. Keeping with our passport wines that exemplify all the riches of the Share our passion for food and wine tradition, an array of Italian fare will be Valley. We invite you to come experience our beautiful niche during your Passport while you savor handcrafted wines and showcasing our new releases. The 2008 travels. From playing Bocce along the cooked to order ﬂavorful dishes all Zinfandel, loaded with berry ﬂavors, will creek, listening to the sounds of local delivered to your table. This is like no be sure to excite your palate, while the musicians, tasting hand made Olio Di other experience in the valley. Take 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon’s layers of Gio Extra Virgin olive oil, to tantalizing advantage of Special Discounts and complexity will keep you longing for your taste buds with delicious Italian Futures available this weekend. more. Finish with our famous selection of Martorana delights crafted to showcase our wines, Optima Wine Cellars A. Rafanelli Winery chocolates to make your visit a 5956 West Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg this will be a sensory experience you do 498 Moore Lane, Healdsburg 4685 West Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg not want to miss. memorable one. No buses. 707-433-1909 707-431-8222 707-433-1385 #23 When Winemaker Clay Mauritson and #29 #35 Join us at Raymond Burr Vineyards for Passport 2010! Enjoy the spectacular renowned Chef Charlie Palmer team up view overlooking Dry Creek Valley. Taste for this paramount event they pull out all Continuing our Passport tradition, we our award winning Chardonnay, paired the stops (and corks)! Charlie will be will be holding our own version of Jazz with St. George, and other wonderful creating exciting dishes that are Fest right here in the Dry Creek Valley. cheeses. Enjoy Beef Tenderloin, hot oﬀ expertly paired with our Mauritson We will be serving a New Orleans the BBQ, with our Cabernet Sauvignon and single-vineyard Rockpile wines and favorite along with our award winning and Cabernet Franc, along with our their 2008 Charlie Clay Pinot Noir. Pinot Noirs and Zins. Step into our famous Corn and Black Bean Salad, and A special barrel tasting will be transformed winery where you’ll rock out French rolls. Sample our new release oﬀered along with live music by to BlueState. If they can’t get you toe wines. Take advantage of our special Mauritson Family Winery our very own “Uncle Bob”. Papapietro Perry Winery tapping, we don’t know what could! Raymond Burr Vineyards savings just for Passport holders. 2859 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg No buses. 4791 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg 8339 West Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg No Buses. 707-431-0804 707-433-0422 707-433-8559 #24 Morocco at Mazzocco. Join us for two #30 Passalacqua Winery’s exquisite wines and beautifully rustic ambiance are #36 Since 1962, Ridge has championed single-vineyard winemaking. Our aim is days at the most rockin’ destination for beloved by our guests. For Passport to guide the natural process; using Weekend, Passalacqua takes them a step Passport 2010. Enjoy award further and transports you to the traditional methods, we strive to produce winning wines with traditional sun-drenched hills of Umbria! exceptional wines from distinctive fruit. Afro-Mediterranean cuisine. Sample the Experience our world-class wines paired Come visit our sustainable winery at barrels and purchase FUTURES. with delicious specialties from the Lytton Springs for Passport Weekend to Special wine discounts given during this Umbria region, and enjoy special barrel taste our world-renowned zinfandels and tastings of our sumptuous new event. Hear what the buzz is all about! Cabernets and Zinfandels. Don’t miss limited production Rhone varietals from Sip and savor some of Dry Creek your last opportunity to purchase futures Dry Creek Valley vines. Mazzocco Sonoma Valley’s Finest Zinfandels while Passalacqua Winery of our featured wines, all of which are Ridge Vineyards No limos or buses, please. 1400 Lytton Springs Road, Healdsburg listening to Afro Funk. limited-production and available only at 650 Lytton Springs Road, Healdsburg (Saturday and Sunday only) 3805 Lambert Bridge Road, Healdsburg the winery. No buses. 707-431-8159 707-433-5550 707-433-7721 #37 #40 #43 37 GOLD, and 5 Double Gold medals – Imagine Road House cooking with award on our award winning wines! Finish winning Truett Hurst decadent zinfandels Join the Rued Family for some old time frolicking in the vineyards and taste the accompanied by rocking music. country music served up along-side great Gold with us in town! We’ll be serving Wonderful artisan salami and other comfort food and our delicious wines hand made pizzas created by Chef Tim heavenly pork creations prepared by the including Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon, Vallery, with our new released 2007 incomparable Zazu Restaurant. Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc and Zin-DCV and our 2007 Petite Sirah Sip and savor our 2008 vintages, enjoy Chardonnay. Also not to be missed our DCV. Futures on our 09 Sauvy and 09 great deals on our 2006’s and taste the famous cowboy wine charms. Pinot Noir from barrel. Go for the future from the barrels. Sit by the creek Rued Winery Stephen & Walker GOLD with us! No buses. Truett Hurst Winery and be hosted by some of the nicest 3850 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg 1451 Grove Street, Healdsburg 5610 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg people in the valley. 707-433-3261 707-431-8749 707-433-9545 #38 #41 Once again, please join us for your #44 Our All Star Spring Release line-up will be blooming this weekend: 2009 Rosé, annual Zinfandel Cherry Chipotle Lamb 2008 Segromigno (Sangiovese blend), Be a part of the “Maﬁa” at Sbragia Taco mouth watering experience. Wine 2007 Grenache, 2006 Syrah and 2007 Family Vineyards. This Italian family will pairing the newly released 2007 Estate Zinfandel will all be oﬀered at 20% oﬀ be certain to show everyone a good time, Dry Creek Zinfandel. Current release when you buy a case. Dan Lucia, the share their outstanding wines, and dance wines include our 2007 Filice Zin, the Iggy Pop of Sonoma County chefs, will the day away to some great live music! 2007 Dwight Family Zin, and barrel be serving serious sliders. Tim Vaughn, This is one destination you will NOT tasting our 2009 Zinfandels. Enjoy live the “Prince” of Saskatoon, will be want to miss. See you on the terrace! music by the Ace’s band as they keep the shredding his guitar again this year. Badda Bing! place hopping. Make your Passport Perhaps winemaker Sébastien Pochan Sbragia Family Vineyards Talty Winery weekend complete with the Unti Vineyards will jam along with his psychedelic 9990 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg 7127 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg unforgettable food pairing at Talty. 4202 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg ukulele. After all, you’re not hardcore, 707-473-2992 707-433-8438 See You There! No Buses. 707-433-5590 unless you live hardcore. #39 When you come to Seghesio, you are a #42 #45 part of our family! For Passport’s 20th Step back into the days of Disco at Anniversary we’re celebrating “FAMILY” Biggest Wine Sale of the decade. Live Wilson Winery! Remember the strobe with what we do best, our heritage music and lots of meat. Rock & Roll in lights and funky music? We will have that wines—ZIN and Italian Varietals. In an the Cellar with the Fargo Bros. Taste a and more along with our famous tri-tip Italian Family, there has to be hearty vertical of our Terranova blend along and many other goodies to tempt your food, and lot’s of it. Taste the BEST of with Petite Sirah, our famous Zinfandel, palate. Don’t forget to do barrel tasting our Family Recipes—BBQ Ribs, and other tasty Reds. Dan will ﬁre up the in the cellar for a last chance at 2009 Wood-ﬁred Pizzas, Penne Vodka Cream, BBQ with plenty of tri-tip and Italian Futures and taste our current release and Family Recipe Sausage. SALUTE! sausage, focaccia, & lots of chocolate. award-winning Zinfandels, Seghesio Family Vineyards F. Teldeschi Winery Wilson Winery 14730 Grove Street, Healdsburg No buses. 3555 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg 1960 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg John Travolta, eat your heart out! 707-433-7764 707-433-6626 707-433-4355 #46 Bienvenidos! It’s ﬁesta time at Zichichi Family Vineyard. Come sample our old Wineries Open on Friday, April 23 Serving Passport wines with special Passport pricing. No passport needed. vine zin, petite sirah and cabernet Alderbrook Winery 10a-5p Passalacqua Winery 12-4p sauvignon which will be expertly paired Amista Vineyards 11a-4:30p Pedroncelli Winery 10a-4:30p with Yucatan specialties from acclaimed Amphora Winery 11a-4:30p Peterson Winery 11a-4:30p Chef Mateo Granados, the former Armida Winery 11a-5p Raymond Burr 11a-5p executive chef at Dry Creek Kitchen. De La Montanya 11a-5p Rued Winery 11a-4:30p Come enjoy our tasting room and picnic area looking out over the vineyard. Dutcher Crossing Forchini 11a-5p 11a-4:30p Seghesio Family Stephen & Walker 10a-5p 11a-7p April 30 & May 1, 2011 Experience barrel tasting on our new D.H. Gustafson 1a-4p Talty Winery 11a-4p Saturday & Sunday wines in our cellar and be welcomed Kokomo Winery 11a-4:30p Truett Hurst Winery 10a-5p Zichichi Family Vineyards personally by the owners who will make Mauritson 10a-5p Unti Vineyards 10a-4p 8626 West Dry Creek Road this year’s passport experience a memory Michel-Schlumberger 11a-7:30p Wilson Winery 11a-5p April 29, 2011 707-433-4410 that you will never forget. No Buses. Mounts Family Winery 11a-4p Zichichi 10:30a-5p Friday The Rules Suggestions Join the ™ No one under 21 (including children) – be prepared to show identiﬁcation. No Fragrances. To enhance your enjoyment of the wines of Dry Creek Valley, we ask you to Winegrowers of Dry All Passport attendees must be at least 21 years of age. Due to the number of people and safety refrain from wearing heavy perfumes, colognes, aftershave or lotions. Fragrances can overwhelm the Creek Valley™ for concerns, we do not allow anyone under 21 (including small children and babies) into any of the winery aromas and taste of the wine for you and for the people around you. another amazing in dry creek valley Passport areas. Please make child care arrangements prior to Passport. Drink Responsibly. The wineries of Dry Creek Valley urge you to drink responsibly. food and wine event! discover harvest No Pets. With the exception of working dogs (i.e. guide dogs) animals are not allowed ✓ Limit the amount of wine you taste Experience the aura of harvest in the wineries or in any of the Passport areas. Please leave pets at home. ✓ Swirl, Sniﬀ, Sip & Spit under the sweeping arches of a Starting Time. Passport activities begin at 11 a.m. Check in begins at 10:45 a.m. ✓ Water is provided – drink lots of it traditional open-air festival tent unless a winery has scheduled an early morning activity. Please do not arrive before 10:45 a.m. ✓ Take your time at each winery; enjoy the wines, food and entertainment at the second annual Zintopia™. Attendees Must Drive Carefully. Please drive carefully. The roads are narrow and there is a lot of traﬃc during Passport weekend. Please be advised that California Highway Patrol will be in the Valley to enforce ✓ Pick up their own Passports from their starting winery. parking restrictions. ✓ Do not attempt to pick up Passports for attendees who are not present. ✓ Show Passport before entering Passport areas. Ease of Travel. In order to ease the crowds and lessen congestion we strongly suggest that you ✓ Wear ID bracelets on wrist. begin your Passport adventure in the area of the winery at which you are assigned to begin. For instance, if you are assigned to pick up your Passports Saturday at Mill Creek Winery in the southern ✓ Carry identiﬁcation. end of the valley, plan on visiting Armida, Alderbrook, Everett Ridge, Seghesio, etc. on Saturday. On Revocation of Passports.The Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley™ reserves the Sunday, head to the north end of the valley. Or if you are slated to start at Fritz on Saturday, stay in the right to revoke the Passports of any attendees who by their actions pose a danger to north end on Saturday and visit the southern end on Sunday. SAVE THE DATE themselves, other attendees, winery personnel or property. Comments. Please complete the comments sheet in the back of your Passport. We are very interested in everything you have to say. Be sure to give us your name and address so we may enter you September 18, 2010 Buses and Limos. Not all wineries can accommodate small buses and limousines. in the drawing for four Passports for the 2011 Passport to Dry Creek Valley™ event. Note: We do not Embark on a discovery tour of Please check individual winery listing for restrictions. When making plans for Passport, please add anyone to our mailing list from information on the comment cards. small production, sought-after be aware that large, full-size buses will not be allowed at this event. Receiving a group of 40-60 people at wines. Discover more than 50 one time is increasingly diﬃcult on our wineries. To be responsible hosts, to provide an experience worth Important. You are responsible for informing each member of your party about the dramatic wines from Dry Creek remembering, and to adequately describe the variety of wines being poured, smaller groups of people are rules and suggestions. If you are unable to attend and sell your tickets, you are Valley while tasting scrumptious ideal. Therefore smaller buses and limousines will be allowed at Passport. We encourage you to drink responsible for making the person(s) who purchase the tickets aware of the Passport food from local purveyers. responsibly and make arrangements for limos, or small limo buses if necessary. rules and restrictions. Ticket info at www.wdcv.com.
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