Valentine's Day Weekend Things To Do in Napa, Sonoma, Monterey, Santa Barbara California Wine Country

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Valentine's Day  Weekend Things To Do in California Wine Country

Happy Valentine's Day from California Wine Country! Information c/o


Some suggestions to help you plan the perfect day or weekend ...

February 15
Valentine’s Day Dinner at Beringer Vineyards
Love is in the air at Beringer. Looking for a romantic way to celebrate with your significant other? Beringer's Valentine's Day Dinner Event is an annual highly exclusive club-only affair. Guests enjoy a three-course meal, prepared by our Executive Chef, Alexander Hrabovsky, and the culinary team. Great food, great wine, it is truly the perfect way to celebrate the Romance Season.
February 15-17
Huge Bear Wines 5th Anniversary Celebration
in the historicCalistoga Nationa l Bank Building in Calistoga
Raise a glass in celebration while enjoying special offers on wine purchases,
local chocolates, cheese and charcuterie, and special giveaways.
February 14
Castello di Amorosa Royal Hearts Dinner
An evening of Italian Romance at the Castle of Love for Valentine’s day. We will be transporting you to Italy for an evening of cibo, vino, musica, and romanza!
♥ Dinner will be traditional Italian fare paired perfectly with the Italian wines of the Castello
♥ Entertainment sprinkled throughout the evening, including live opera performances
♥ Complimentary shuttles to & from select Calistoga hotels will be provided
February 14-16
Valentine’s Sweet Heart Train – Napa Valley Wine Train
The Napa Valley Film Festival is a five-day celebration that blends the art of film, food, and wine together. Discover the best new independent films of the year, savor exquisite cuisine paired with legendary wines, and create lasting memories found only in the Napa Valley.
Fridays - Sundays in February & March
Cabernet Lovers Tastings at ZD Wines
Your tasting will include samples of wines that offer a glimpse into the Cabernet Sauvignon journey, with a library vintage, the current release, and a barrel sample to showcase past, present, and future. There will also be a taste of ZD’s Reserve Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, which is 100% Cabernet and the top vineyard lots of the vintage. The tasting will be finished with a decadent chocolate truffle.
Reservations required

February 15-16
Lunch for Two Specials at VJB Cellars & Wellington
Wine & Pizza for Two
Heart-shaped pepperoni pizza and a bottle of 2017 Rosso Family Blend
No reservation required, $40

Tasting & Lunch
Seated wine tasting paired with mixed green salad, Rosso buck & polenta.
$55 per person, reservations required.

February 15 & 16
NEW ARRIVALS - Container Opening Event

Sonoma Country Antiques

Explore our showrooms filled with New Arrivals of antique furniture and hand chosen collectibles from Europe. Enjoy a glass of sparkling wine from Gloria Ferrer and enter a drawing for a special gift package.
February 15
Garagiste Festival
The Garagiste Wine Festival, which was just named ‘Best of the Fests’ for 2019 by Fest Forums, the country’s leading conference for Event and Festivals, is kicking off its 10th anniversary year in Sonoma on February 15:  Garagiste Northern Exposure offers wine lovers rare access to cutting-edge wines from over 40 micro-production, commercial wineries from Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino, Sierra Foothills, Lodi, Santa Cruz and more. Veterans’ Memorial Hall, Sonoma, 2-5pm, $65-$130
February 14   
Valentine’s Day Sushi Making Class
Notre Vue Estate Winery
Looking for a unique and fun way to spend Valentine’s Day with that special someone?  Grab your partner and come out to our SUSHI making class!  Learn to roll with the best of them on February 14th, as the talented chef Edward Metcalfe shows you everything you need to know to be a world class sushi chef!
Windsor, 6-8pm, $120

Valentine's Day  Weekend Things To Do in California Wine Country


February 14-16
Valentine’s Weekend Wine Paired Dinner

Wente Vineyards

An impeccably paired four-course, wine-paired, prix-fixe menu experience!

February 8
Valentine Passport

River Road Wine Trail, 11am-4pm

The sweetheart of all wine tastings! The 7 artisan vintners along Monterey’s River Road Wine Trail want to share the love! Receive a souvenir glass, entry into a grand drawing, special discounts, fun, food, and celebrate all things amore. This event sells out every year! Don't miss out! Buy your tickets now!

February 8-9
18th annual “Wine & Chocolate Weekend”
Birdstone Winery, Fasi Estate Winery, Idle Hour Winery, Papagni Wines, San Joaquin Winery, Toca Madera Winery, Ficklin Vineyards (Ficklin by appointment only – may sell out),
Westbrook Wine Farm (Westbrook by appointment only – may sell out)
10am-5pm, $25-30

February 14
Valentine’s Winemaker Dinner at Opolo Vineyards
A delicious einemaker dinner paired with enchanting Opolo wines & live music by the Martin Paris Band.
You won’t want to miss this fun-filled evening of fabulous cuisine, good company and dancing.
Paso Robles, 6-7pm, $110/members, $130
February 8
Vina Robles Winery Chocolate Jubilee
An indulgent evening in honor of wine & chocolate. Offerings from chocolate vendors & local wineries will include wine and port tastings, chocolate confections, baked goods and many more exquisite treats.  Paso Robles 5-7pm
February 14
Eberle Winery

Black Tie Valentine’s Dinner in the Caves

Eberle Winery is proud to host Chef Kurt Metzger to the Eberle wine caves for a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner.  A Celebrity Chef in his own right, Chef Metzger has been earning acclaim for his farm-to-table approach of dining for many years. Paso Robles, 6pm, $200, $160/members
February 14
Parrish Family Vineyard Singles Party
Join in for friendly fun with other singles in the area on Valentine’s Day. They will provide a glass of wine and delicious bites from 6-8pm. You provide the charm. Paso Robles, $25/advance, $30
February 15
Parrish Family Vineyard Dinner in the Dark
This is a food and wine pairing unlike any other. First up is guess the mystery item based on smell, taste and texture. Sounds easy right? Except that the room will be dark and everyone will be wearing blindfolds & ponchos. Next, they will have a blind tasting where we can’t see the color of the wine and will have to guess based solely on smell and taste. Then relax and enjoy a paired dinner with items from the first challenge paired with wines from the second – with the lights on! Paso Robles, $100
February 13
Chamisal Vineyards Rosé Release Party
Come fall in love with the latest vintage of the Rosé of Pinot Noir. Be the first to taste this Chamisal favorite while enjoying spectacularly paired eats, sweets and live music. After all, what better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day than with a dozen rosés? San Luis Obispo, 5:30-7:30pm, $50, $40/members

February 15
Firestone Valentine’s Dinner
An epic Valentine’s Dinner that celebrates love, wine and all things divine! Delight your senses with a delicious three-course dinner in Firestone’s iconic Barrel Cellar. 6-9pm, $125, $100/members

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