We may still be sheltering in place but that doesn’t mean you can’t still have some wine country fun! Below are some great virtual opportunities to connect with your favorites in Yountville and Napa Valley. 

EXPERIENCE VIRTUAL: Art Sip & Stroll 2020

artsipstroll.com
Saturday April 25 – Sunday May 31

Beginning Saturday, April 25, at 11:00 a.m. through May 31,2020 Virtual Visitors will be able to view work from over 50 artists, make direct contact with the artists to learn more or make a purchase.
Local musicians will also be holding virtual concerts, there will be virtual Artist Studio Tours, and virtual lectures with Q&A sessions. To top it off the calendar is also full of virtual tasting opportunities!!

Local Artists need our support now more than ever. Please help to continue to give them support!

 

INSTAGRAM LIVE VIRTUAL TASTING: BURGUNDIAN VARIETALS

BV Vineyards
https://www.instagram.com/bvwines/
Tuesdays throughout May
4:00 p.m.

Taste BV Vineyard’s acclaimed wines along with the winemakers and special guests over the next few weeks on Instagram Live. For this tasting, they will be opening the 2017 Carneros Chardonnay and 2017 Reserve Pinot Noir. Have questions for BV? Feel free to direct message them and they will address them on the upcoming livestreams. 

 

Great Sustainable Seafood Tour Tasting Kit

St. Supéry
https://shop.stsupery.com/SHOP.AMS?LEVEL=BOT&PART=GPSS315
Thursday through May

#GreatSustainableSeafoodTour at Home Tasting Kit

Join St. Supéry Estate Chef Tod Kawachi, seafood purveyors and guest chefs for a Great Sustainable Seafood Virtual Wine Tasting every Thursday for the next 6 weeks, starting on April 30th, 2020. The virtual tastings begin with the 2018 Napa Valley Estate Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc, a perfect start to celebrate #SauvBlancDay and St. Supéry’s Great Sustainable Seafood Tour!

This item is a specially priced six-pack that includes one bottle of each wine featured in the weekly tastings!
April 30: 2018 Napa Valley Estate Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc – Let’s kick off in celebration of May 1, 2020 #SauvBlancDay | 93 Points, Best Buy, Wine & Spirits
May 7: 2015 Napa Valley Estate Élu | 94 Points, James Suckling & Decanter Magazine. Best of class, American Fine Wine Competition
May 14: 2018 Napa Valley Estate Virtú
May 21: 2018 Napa Valley Estate Rosé | Best of Show, St. Helena Star
May 28: 2018 Napa Valley Estate Moscato | Gold Medal, San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
June 4: 2018 Dollarhide Estate Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc | 92 Points, Wine Spectator

Use coupon code INJOY@HOME and #injoy included ground shipping

Please email wineclub@stsupery.com for a link to the virtual tasting sessions.

 

Hill Family Virtual Experiences

Hill Family Estate
https://www.facebook.com/HillFamilyEstate/
Saturdays through May

Join Hill Family Estate weekly for exciting and informative virtual tours of their Vineyards and Gardens. Click here to visit their Facebook page now for more information.

 

SIP in Place with JCB

Boisset Collection
https://www.facebook.com/pg/jcboisset/videos/
Mondays, Wednesday, and Fridays through May

Enjoy Happy Hour with JCB! Pour a glass of your favorite wines and taste along with JCB.  They will feature 2-3 wines at each happy hour, some are SIP special offers. Tune in on facebook!

 

Jessup Cellars LIVE Sessions: Giving Back With Food & Wine

Jessup Cellars
https://www.facebook.com/events/217757816193523/
Friday, May 1 and Monday, May 4
3:00 p.m.

Jessup Cellars invites you to pour a glass of wine and connect with the Jessup Cellars Wine Club Family — they will be LIVE on Facebook, featuring a different wine and would love to have you join in this community wine tasting led by one of their friendly wine educators.

In addition to being fun and educational, these wine tastings are also opportunities for Jessup Cellars to give back to the communities during challenging times — between April 8 — May 4, Jessup Cellars will donate 10% of wine purchases to World Central Kitchen, founded by Chef José Andrés, and currently serving 100,000 fresh, hot meals a day to those who need it most: children, families, seniors who cannot venture outside, and health care workers on the front lines battling the pandemic. https://wck.org/

Their featured wines will be available by the bottle — including complimentary shipping on purchases of 6 bottles or more — and also may be enjoyed in a special mixed case. https://bit.ly/2xi2g08 (See list of featured wines below) Use promo code: SHIPFREE20 at check-out or contact us at (707) 944–5620 (Prompt 3) or wine@jessupcellars.com

 

RUBAIYAT DAY GOES VIRTUAL

Cakebread Cellars
www.Facebook.com/CakebreadCellars/Live
Sunday, May 3, 2020
11:00 a.m. PST

Cakebread Cellars named their Rubaiyat North Coast red wine blend after one of the world’s most romantic and enduring poems. Each May, they celebrate the release of this juicy summer grilling wine with a gathering around the Winery House grill. This year, they are taking the festivities online and invite their fans from coast to coast to join in!

The Cakebread team will be coming to you live from their backyards for a virtual grill-off featuring wine, food, fun, grilling tips and more! 

The blend of ripe red fruit changes from vintage to vintage, but it’s always robust and deeply flavorful California red, with the kind of bright acidity that makes this wine everyone’s favorite versatile food-pairing choice. Order yours today so you can sip and grill along with us on May 3rd!

Through May 3, enjoy the following shipping specials: 

$10 flat shipping on 6+ bottles of 2018 Rubaiyat using promo code RUBY10 at checkout.

Free shipping and 10% case discount on 12+ bottles of Rubaiyat. Enter promo code RUBY12 at checkout.

 

VIRTUAL Q&A WITH WINE WRITER AND EDUCATOR TOM HYLAND

Pine Ridge Vineyards
https://www.pineridgevineyards.com/event/virtual-tasting-tom-hyland/
Thursday, May 7
4:00 PM PT

Join Pine Ridge Vineyards Winemaker Michael Beaulac and wine writer and educator Tom Hyland in a casual conversation about Michael’s background and winemaking philosophy. Get to know more about Michael’s travels while tasting his wines. They will taste the Carneros Collines Vineyard Chardonnay, Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, and Stags Leap District Cabernet Sauvignon.

Tom is a Chicago-based wine writer, educator, and photographer, with 39 years of experience in the wine industry. For the past 20 years, he has written professionally about wines from around the world, based on visits to wine regions from Napa Valley to Champagne, and virtually every region in Italy. Tom’s primary focus is on the wines of Italy and France, the subjects of three books, two on Italian wines (Beyond Barolo and Brunello, The Wines and Foods of Piemonte) and one on Champagne (The Essence of Champagne). He writes for Decanter in England as well as wine-searcher.com. For the past 10 years, Tom has conducted wine seminars for the trade and the public.

 

Virtual Pinot Noir Tasting

Stewart Cellars
https://www.stewartcellars.com/Our-Events
Saturday, May 9
3:00 p.m.

Pinot Noir Virtual Tasting with Winemaker Blair Guthrie Purchase Wines Here ~ Request a Link to Join the Tasting Here

 

Mothers Day with Kollar Chocolates

Kollar Chocolate
https://www.kollarchocolates.com/
Saturday, May 9
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Do you have EXTRA-ordinary women in your life? Celebrate them with some amazing Kollar Chocolates. To celebrate Mother’s Day, with any online purchase of $50 or more of chocolate before shipping and will be gifting an EXTRA sweet treat with their signature Strawberry Fizz Bark. ⁠

Kollar Chocolates will also be offering  Mother’s Day Gifting Pick-Up on Saturday, May 9 from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.  Curbside pick up will be available outside of the shop in front of V Marketplace  Email orders@kollarchocolates.com and you can pre-arrange your order or purchase will be available on-site.

 

Virtual Spring Fling Lobster Kit

St. Supéry
https://shop.stsupery.com/SHOP.AMS?LEVEL=BOT&PART=GPSS317
Saturday, May 16

Since we cannot celebrate in person, we are pleased to bring you the Spring Fling to you with a virtual tasting and lobster cooking demo! This spectacular virtual tasting experience includes a live chef demo, an All-Clad multi-purpose cooking pot (sure to come in handy for years to come), live New England lobsters, and your favorite St. Supéry white wines! Chef Tod will also email you a list of the few additional items you may want to have on hand to make your Lobster boil a hit!
We have put together a special Virtual Spring Fling Kit to make it easy to join in on the fun from home!
Kit Contents
2019 Dollarhide Estate Vineyard Cold Concrete Fermented Sauvignon Blanc x2
2018 Dollarhide Estate Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc x2
2018 Dollarhide Estate Vineyard Chardonnay x2
4 live New England lobsters (will arrive Saturday morning, same day as event)
All Clad 12 quart multi-cooker ($180 value)

 

Virtual NOMAD Cabernet Sauvignon Tasting

Stewart Cellars
https://www.stewartcellars.com/Our-Events
Saturday, May 16
3:00 p.m.

NOMAD Cabernet Sauvignon Virtual Tasting with Winemaker Blair Guthrie. Featuring the 2010 NOMAD Las Piedras & 2017 NOMAD Dr. Crane Purchase Wines Here ~ Request a Link to Join the Tasting Here.

 

PRINCIPLES OF WINE AND FOOD PAIRING

Pine Ridge Vineyards
https://www.pineridgevineyards.com/event/virtual-tasting-food-pairings/
Thursday May 21
4:00 p.m.

Join Pine Ridge Assistant Winemaker Mike Conversano and Winery Chef Susan Lassalette as they guide you through a virtual tasting and discuss the basics of matching wine and food. Mike and Susan have a natural synergy for pairing wine and food.
Susan creates the menus for our wine and food pairing experiences, winery events, and private lunches and dinners. She has an extensive background in the restaurant industry, having worked at Coyote Café in Santa Fe and Square One in San Francisco. Mike also has a background in restaurants. As a chef curious about winemaking, he took a harvest position in Napa Valley and decided he liked making wine more than cooking.

They will taste the Chenin Blanc + Viognier, Merlot, and Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon.