Tuesday, December 7, 2010

SATURDAY, DEC 11 - Rhone Blending Class & Lunch at Quivira Vineyards

Join Winemaker Hugh Chappelle for a Rhone Blending Seminar & Lunch in our cellar. Play winemaker, using classic tools and techniques to taste and combine different Rhone varietals into a balanced, sumptuous blend. Then enjoy a delicious lunch paired with Quivira unique Rhone-style wines. 

Place: Quivira Winery, 4900 West Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg Fee: $100, $85 Members - Limited to 30 guests Time: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 431.8354 x218

SATURDAY, DEC 11 - Seghesio's Centennial Club Sausage Day

Please join Seghesio for a holiday celebration and learn their family tradition of making sausage! Using Grandmother Angela’s northern Italian recipe you will learn all the steps—choosing the spices, mixing, stuffing and tying the links Italian style. After the fun, savor your work along with some of Uncle Fred’s famous mushroom risotto

Place: Seghesio Winery, 14730 Grove Street, Healdsburg Fee: $60/$45 Club Members Time: 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m & 4 p.m. Phone Number: (707) 433.7764

SUE'S NOTE: How could I pass up the opportunity to post an event about sausage day?

SATURDAY, DEC 11 - Mutineer Magazine Holiday Comedy Festival

Don Roberto Tequila presents the Mutineer Magazine Holiday Comedy Festival at Jacuzzi Family Vineyards. Join Mutineer & top LA stand-up comedians for an evening of spectacular holiday-fueled comedy & delicious fine beverages.

Place: Jacuzzi Family Vineyards  Fee: $35 per person Time: 7 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. Phone Number: (253) 224.1266

SUE'S NOTE: I'm a sucker for great comedy! If you haven't read Mutineer Magazine - it's about drinks my friends and seeing that this event is sponsored by a tequila company - it's gonna be good!

SATURDAY, DEC 11 - Holiday Lighted Boat Parade

View a flotilla of decorated boats along the Petaluma River and at the downtown Turning Basin. Boats leave the Petaluma Marina at 5:30 p.m. and arrive downtown at approximately 6:30 p.m. Viewing best at Petaluma Mill or Golden Eagle Shopping Center.

Place: Petaluma Marina Fee: Free Time: 6 p.m. Phone: (707) 765.9725