Have fun in the fall at wineries, resorts and tasting rooms in Sonoma County
Food and wine festival in Solage
The 2021 Calistoga Food & Wine Festival will be held from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on November 20 at Solage, Auberge Resorts Collection.
The afternoon includes wine tasting at over 40 wineries in AVA Calistoga (American Wine Zone) and dining experiences at several restaurants, including Solage, Evangeline, Lovina, and Amaro Italian Kitchen.
The cost is $ 175. To book: aubergeresorts.com and click on Solage. Solage is located at 755 Silverado Trail North.
La Prenda opens a new tasting room
La Prenda has opened a new tasting room at Sonoma Plaza, next to The Red Grape restaurant, with tasting flights starting at $ 20.
Founded in 2008 by Ned and Erika Hill, La Prenda Vineyards Management operates Sonoma Valley wineries such as Schug, Roche Family and Bartholomew Estate as well as its own label, Fifth Hill Wines.
The family business launched its own wine collection in 2013 with the help of winemaker Mike Cox. In addition to Fifth Hill, the collection includes La Prenda, Happy Wife, Quarantine Wife and 95,476 labels.
The Sonoma Valley Tasting includes five wines from the 95476 label for $ 20. The Signature Tasting includes five La Prenda wines for $ 25. The reserve and library tasting includes five Fifth Hill and La Prenda wines for $ 35.
The tasting room is open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. from Wednesday to Saturday and by appointment only from Sunday to Tuesday. Reservations required for groups of six or more: 707-938-7228. 535 First Street West
Rodney Strong to host a fall designer market
Rodney Strong Winery will kick off the holiday season with a fall manufacturers’ market from noon to 4 p.m. on November 20 outdoors at the concert grounds.
The free event features live music, mulled wine and bites, with Rodney Strong wines available for purchase by the glass or by the bottle.
Some magnum wines will be available for purchase with a special 20% discount for the holiday table. An assortment of Rodney Strong gift sets will also be available for purchase during the market.
Please dress warmly and bring a blanket if you wish to sit. 11445 Old Redwood Highway. rodneystrong.com
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