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August 2019

Wine Flights @ La Crosta

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August 7 @ 11:00 am - August 10 @ 10:00 pm PDT
Prices vary.

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La Crosta Pizza Bar, 330 3rd Street
West Sacramento, California 95605 United States

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Why have ONE when you can have THREE? La Crosta will be featuring two flights, red or white, along with menu pairing suggestions. Come in and explore a taste of what we have to offer.

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Rio City Cafe’s Wine Flights

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August 7 @ 11:00 am - August 11 @ 10:00 pm PDT
$16

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Rio City Cafe, 1110 Front Street
Old Sacramento - Along the River, California 95814 United States

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We have TWO featured local wine flights being offered the whole month of August. $16 per flight (plus tax & gratuity); 3 oz. pours of each. Flight 1: Francis Coppola Monterey Sophia Brut Rose; Ferrari Carano Sonoma Fume Blanc; Stags Leap Napa Chardonnay "Karia" Flight 2: Piper Sonoma Brut Sparkling Wine; Matchbook Estate Dunnigan Hills Chardonnay; Matchbook Dunnigan Hills Tempranillo

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The Bank’s Summer Wine Sale!

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August 7 @ 11:00 am - August 11 @ 12:00 am PDT

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The Bank 629J, 629 J Street
Sacramento, California 95814 United States

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Come explore The Bank's wine cellar specials for you at a special "River City Wine Week" price, all week long! Enjoy by-the-glass or by-the-bottle!

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Summer Sangiovese Pairing at One Speed

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August 7 @ 11:30 am - August 11 @ 9:00 pm PDT
$38

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OneSpeed, 4818 Folsom Blvd.
Sacramento, California 95819 United States

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Join us during River City Wine Week for the ultimate summer pairing and a delicious meal for two. Featured Pre-set Menu includes: Salad of Summer Beans, Heirloom Tomato Pizza with Fresh Pesto, and a bottle of Vino Noceto Sangiovese. Pairing is for dine-in only, no substitutions.

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St. Rey Chenin Blanc & Grilled Octopus at Mulvaney’s B&L

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August 7 @ 11:30 am - August 10 @ 10:00 pm PDT
$24.00

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Mulvaney’s B&L, 1215 19th Street
Sacramento, California United States

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Join us for a glass of St. Rey Vineyards Chenin Blanc paired with a delectable tapa created by the Chefs of the B&L. Available during lunch (11:30 am to 2:30 pm) and dinner (5:00 pm to 10:00 pm). Grilled Octopus~Bumblebee Cherry Tomatoes~Armenian Cucumbers~Brentwood Corn~Padron Romesco~B&L Pancetta Meet the winemaker and founder Craig Haarmeyer on Saturday the 10th on the B&L Patio.

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Three-Course Dinner & Wine Pairing at The Waterboy

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August 7 @ 5:00 pm - August 11 @ 10:00 pm PDT
$45

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The Waterboy, 2000 Capitol Ave
Sacramento, CA 95811 United States

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Join us during River City Wine Week for a special three-course dinner and wine pairing by Chef Rick Mahan. Dinner only. Reservations are recommended. In-house dining only. No substitutions. On the menu: Bruschetta Cherry Tomatoes, Zucchini, Burrata, Balsamico, Basil & Extra Virgin Olive Oil Walter Hansel Sauvignon Blanc Mary’s Chicken Nicoise Cucumbers, Heirloom Tomatoes, Green Beans, New Potatoes, Olives & Aioli Chateau du Moulin-a-Vent
 Chocolate Pot de Creme

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Portuguese Wines & Portuguese Dishes at Todo un Poco

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August 7 @ 5:00 pm - August 11 @ 9:00 pm PDT

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Tofo un Poco Bistro, 9080 Laguna Main St, Suite 1A
Elk Grove, California 95758 United States

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Did you know that there is a restaurant in our area that features a beautiful selection of Portuguese wines? Visit Todo Un Poco during River City Wine Week, and choose a Portuguese entree: Pollo Al Piri Piri, Pork Alentejano Pork & Clams. Then choose a beautiful wine from Alentejo, Lisboa , Dao, or the Bairrada region. Owner, Marie Mertz will be on hand to describe the wines and help you make your decision!

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Tapa the World Multi-Course Spanish Wine & Food Pairing

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August 7 @ 5:30 pm - August 11 @ 11:00 pm PDT
$15 – $65

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Tapa the World, 2115 J Street
Sacramento, California 95816 United States

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Choose between a single course or 3 courses, a single wine or 2 wines per course. Scallop with Albariño &/or Verdejo Paella with Rosado &/or Garnacha Lamb Tenderloin w 1 &/or 2 Tempranillos The wine selections will include some local wines made with native Spanish varietals.

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Pop & Pour – River City Wine Week’s Kick-off Event. 30+ Wineries, Food, Music, Art.

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August 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PDT
$60.00

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CLARA Auditorium, 1425 24th Street
Sacramento, California 95816 United States

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Join the celebration as we launch the first ever River City Wine Week with the fantastic Pop & Pour Event! Over 30 wineries, including Starfield Vineyards, Yount Ridge, SLO Down Wines, Maritana,  Marietta Cellars, Spotlight Brands, Rombauer, Take Me With You, David Hill, Honig, Gamba Vineyards & Winery, Picayune Cellars, Lola Wines, Jeremy Wine Co., Casino Mine Ranch, C.G. diArie, Vino Noceto, Terra d'Oro, Scott Harvey, Dono dal Cielo, Krutz Family Cellars, Kimberly Jones, Helwig, 1850 Wine Cellars, Mediterranean Vineyards,…

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Vinoteca Wine Education Dinner

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August 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PDT
$75

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Vinoteca, 3535 Fair Oaks Blvd.
Sacramento, California 95864 United States

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Featuring Professor Donal Smith as our Host for the evening We will be serving a four course dinner with six wine pairings. Guiding the evening with expert wine knowledge and enthusiasm the Cal State Chico Professor and Sommelier Donal Smith will make the evening fun, interesting, and memorable. The customer reviews of the wine introduced for the event will influence the newest additions to our wine menu at VINOTECA (WINE LIBRARY)

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Dom. Bousquet Wine Dinner at South

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August 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
$45

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South, 2005 11th St
Sacramento, 95818 United States

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LISTEN UP Y'ALL! Do you like good food and good wine? If so please join us Wednesday, August 7th, while we team up with Domaine Bousquet to bring you an amazing wine dinner for River City Wine Week that you won't wanna miss! This will be an intimate affair in our secret speakeasy with only 25 spots available so make sure to snag your tickets, $45, when they go on sale on our website on August 1st!

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Sip & Sing

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August 7 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm PDT
$10

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Whired Wine Bar, 410 L Street
Sacramento, California 95814 United States

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Join us on opening night of River City Wine Week for a Wine Tasting with Erica Evans. She'll be pouring a great selection of local wines. Plus we'll fire up Karaoke from 6pm-11pm!

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Fox & Goose Public House Launches Its New Wine List!

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August 8 @ 2:30 pm - 9:30 pm PDT
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Fox & Goose Public House, 1001 R Street
Sacramento, Ca 95811 United States

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Come explore our new wine list! We have hand-picked a lovely selection of wines with incredible value, all under $10 per glass. Pair yours with our delightful pub cheese plate and enjoy free live music beginning at 8:00 pm.

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Wine Dinner: A Multicourse Chef’s Tasting Experience

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August 8 @ 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm PDT
$145.00

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The Firehouse Restaurant, 1112 2nd Street
Sacramento, California 95814 United States

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This glorious event will be the culmination of the “Sparkling Season” and will serve as the grand-finale for The Firehouse Restaurant and their partners in bubbly, Napa’s own SCHRAMSBERG VINEYARDS and CHÂTEAU DE BLIGNY of Champagne, France. This very special event will be limited to very few tickets and will include a multi-course chef’s tasting menu dinner led by Chef Jay Veregge and Wine Director Mario Ortiz for an experience like none other. Tickets will also include free valet parking.

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Skinner Vineyards at Magpie

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August 8 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm PDT

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Magpie Cafe, 1601 16th Street
Sacramento, California 95814 United States

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Meet Adam Smith, the winemaker for Skinner Vineyards. Taste flights and enjoy some bites!

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Old Sacramento Waterfront 2nd Annual Sunset Sip

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August 8 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
$50

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Old Sacramento Waterfront, 1000 Front Street
Sacramento, California 95814 United States

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Enjoy an evening of wine tasting on the Old Sacramento Waterfront at the 2nd Annual Sunset Sip presented by the El Dorado Wine Association. Live music and a sunset over the river will set the tone for an elegant summer gathering with samples of El Dorado’s best grapes and light bites from our local restaurants. The night begins with VIP entry at 5:30pm, and general admission 6:30-9:00pm. VIP experience includes early entry, exclusive Reserve tastings, a chat with the winemaker,…

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Piel d’oignons or “Why I’m not fond of Tavel Rosé”

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August 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm PDT
$25.00

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Cafe a Cote, 1201 K Street, Suite 101
Sacramento, Ca 95814 United States

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A guided tasting of European and domestic rosés investigating the effect of skin contact on the color, body, weight and ultimately the flavor of the final product. Small bites included. Free parking available. Reservations are not required.

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Aromatized & Fortified: These Wines will Shine In and Out of your Cocktail

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August 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm PDT
$25.00

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The Grand Wine Bar, 1600 L Street
Sacramento, 95811 United States

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Tasting and discussion of aperitifs and vermouth with Seneca Barr. Special selections include Spanish vermouths plus The Grand's usual suspects from the Haus-Alpenz Portfolio.

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Nello Olivo BBQ & Sangria Fiesta

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August 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PDT
$25.00

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Nello Olivo Winery – Camino, 3544 Carson Rd.
Camino, California 95709 United States

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Here’s a Fiesta themed dinner event for taking your Thursday-night-out up a notch! Delicious Fiesta burgers and dogs grilled fresh on our patio by Morty’s Grill. Includes salads, beans, and Nello Olivo’s special Sangria! Dress Fiesta to make it a fun occasion. Dine while watching the sunset with someone you care about.

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D’Art Winemaker’s Dinner

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August 8 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
$69

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La Crosta Pizza Bar, 330 3rd Street
West Sacramento, California 95605 United States

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Join us for a perfectly paired dinner that could only be considered a work of art. Experience the rich, bold, and colorful wines that showcase the family's passion for art and winemaking.

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David Hill Winery Wine Tasting (Willamette Valley, OR) with Lara Stoyanov

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August 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PDT
$5

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House of Oliver, 3992 Douglas Blvd., Ste. 140
Roseville, California 95661 United States

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Join us for this special Thursday night wine tasting. We will be featuring the beautiful wines of the David Hill Winery out of the Willamette Valley in Oregon. Meet Lara Stoyanov, the National Sales Director and granddaughter of the winery's founder as she guides you through a tasting of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and more from her family's historic estate!

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Tour Northern Italy – Experience the Wines of Veneto, Piedmont, and Tuscany

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August 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm PDT
$20

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Total Wine & More, 5791 Five Star Drive
Roseville, California 95661 United States

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Experience the wines of Northern Italy with Wine Manager, Jim Farrell. Just returned from a tour of Italian vineyards, Jim will lead you through a tasting of Pinot Grigio, Prosecco, Brunello, Barolo, Barbera, Bolgheri, Chianti, Chianti Classico, Rosso di Montalcino and more. Space is limited for this class. Please call the store to reserve your spot.

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4th Annual Lodi Tour of Albarino

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August 9 @ 11:00 am - August 11 @ 5:00 pm PDT

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Join us for Lodi’s Tour of Albariño Weekend August 9 - August 11, 2019! Guests are invited to special tastings and to collect a free guidebook at any of the participating wineries. The Lodi AVA is well known for being an innovator in the wine industry, growing over 125 varieties of wine grapes. Albariño, popular with Spanish wine aficionados, is just starting to attract the attention of American consumers. This white grape generally produces a light-colored, aromatic wine with high…

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SLO Down Wine Tasting

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August 9 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm PDT

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Join us for a tasting of wines from SLO Down Wines. We'll be tasting SLO Down SLO Jams Sauvignon Blanc, SLO Down Sexual Chocolate Red Blend, and SLO Down Love Hammer Cabernet. Don't take life too seriously and come taste wine with us!

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Oenusual Europeans: Double Flight with No Layover

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August 9 @ 5:00 pm - August 10 @ 9:00 pm PDT
$18

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The Grand Wine Bar, 1600 L Street
Sacramento, California 95811 United States

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Two flights of wine from east of Central Europe including wines from Austria, Croatia, Slovenia, Hungary, and Macedonia. Available until 9:00 pm before the late hour cocktail rush.

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Wine & Cheese Pairing Evening at Great Bear Vineyards

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August 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm PDT
$45.00

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Great Bear Vineyards, 24800 County Road 101A
Davis, California 95616 United States

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Sacha Laurin, Head Cheesemaker for Winters Cheese Company has teamed up with Great Bear Vineyards for this fun event, in which she will pair 5 of our wines with 5 local and European cheeses! On arrival you will be welcomed with a glass of wine as everyone gathers together at 6 p.m. Shortly after, we will be offering you 5 unique cheeses that have been selected for their ability to compliment and enhance our Great Bear Vineyard wines. Learn a…

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Sacramento River Train – Farm-to-Glass

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August 9 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
$60.00

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Sacramento River Train, 400 N. Harbor Blvd.
West Sacramento, California 95605 United States

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This farm-to-glass event rolls along parts of Sacramento river and farmland offering tastings of Northern California wines. This trip will feature local wineries and tastings paired with fresh fruit and cheeses. After visiting your assigned seat where you will find your souvenir tasting glass, the event works much like a winery tasting room. You can walk through the train to visit any of the three tasting stations located throughout the train, each pouring different wines from around Northern California. Half…

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Fox & Goose Quiche & Mimosa Brunch Special

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August 10 @ 6:30 am - 2:00 pm PDT
$15.00

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Fox & Goose Public House, 1001 R Street
Sacramento, California 95811 United States

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It's brunch time! Enjoy our house-made Salmon Dill quiche and your favorite mimosa from our specialty mimosa menu. Check out our two new mimosas - the Mule featuring ginger beer and fresh lime or Her Majesty mimosa crafted with pomegranate and house-made lemonade - they're sure top your list of favorites.

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Sippin’ On Steiner

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August 10 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm PDT
$25.00

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Start On Steiner, 12138-12595 Steiner Road
Plymouth, California 95669 United States

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9 Wineries on Steiner Road Summer is under way on Steiner Road in Amador County. We invite you to indulge in seasonal delights for an exclusive event among the stunning views, vines and wines. Each of the 9 Steiner Road wineries will be offering a special selection of wine experiences ranging from pairings, library releases, art and music. Discover the finesse, elegance and diversity of the Steiner Road wineries, Amador County’s first wine trail. Tickets are $25, which includes a…

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Hot Day in the Cool Barrel Room

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August 10 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm PDT
$10

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Crystal Basin Cellars, 3550 Carson Road Camino
Camino, California 95709 United States

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Enjoy a great day in the Cool Barrel Room at Crystal Basin Cellars. Join founder and winemaker Mike Owen for a 'taste tour' of the 2018 vintage wines. From Grenache to Cabernet and from Syrah to Tempranillo, Crystal Basin has a deep product line and tons of gold medals to show for our efforts. Ask about great pricing for wine Futures! Free for Wine Club Members - $10 for Not-Yet Club Members

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Picnic at Great Bear Vineyards

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August 10 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm PDT
$15.00

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Great Bear Vineyards, 24800 County Road 101A
Davis, California 95616 United States

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Join us this Saturday, August 10th, for wine tasting and bring your own picnic! Bring your own picnic hamper with food that you can enjoy while tasting a flight of 5 of our wines, or buy a bottle and just relax the afternoon away. Come anytime during the hours of 12 noon to 5 pm. Please purchase tickets in advance at the link provided below.

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BevMo! Wine Tasting

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August 10 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm PDT
$.05

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BevMo!, 1700 J Street
Sacramento, California 95811 United States

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Swing by your local BevMo! for an exclusive tasting of our best-selling wines. We’ll have a variety of reds and whites on hand for you to try. Tastings are only 5¢ and 100% of the proceeds are donated to Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation as part of our BevMo! Loves Pets program.

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“Meet the Winemaker” Tapas Hour on the B&L Patio

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August 10 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm PDT
$30.00

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Mulvaney’s B&L, 1215 19th Street
Sacramento, California 95811 United States

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Spend Saturday afternoon on the gorgeous B&L Patio with winemaker Craig Haarmeyer of Haarmeyer Wine Cellars and St. Rey Vineyards as he presents a selection of three wines, each paired with a California-style tapa. Reservations recommended.

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Beauty from Ashes with Shane Grammer: CapRadio’s Second Saturday

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August 10 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm PDT

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Capital Public Radio, 7055 Folsom Blvd.
Sacramento, California 95826 United States

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Amador Vintners is proud to partner with Capitol Public Radio in support of River City Wine Week and CapRadio’s Second Saturday Artist Reception, “Beauty From Ashes with Muralist Shane Grammar” CapRadio welcomes sculptor, illustrator and Wide Open Walls muralist Shane Grammer, whose recent body of work “Beauty From Ashes,” reflects a hopeful portrayal of the devastation and beauty following the Camp Fire of 2018, which affected Paradise, CA and surrounding communities. Grammer’s work aims to elicit hope by rebuilding what…

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NeighborWorks 10th Annual Art, Wine & Food Classic

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August 10 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
$45.00

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Tsakopoulos Library Galleria, 828 I Street
Sacramento, California 95814 United States

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  Please join us for a wonderful evening for a great cause. Many of the area's finest restaurants, wineries and breweries will be serving you their very best. Along with a beautiful silent auction filled great items, including selected artwork from our participation artists. In addition to all the merriment; this event is a fundraiser to support our services to help families become homeowners and support projects like our Oak Park Farmers Market and Paint the Town neighborhood improvement event.…

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The Ultimate 7-Course Food & Wine Pairing Experience

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August 10 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
$107.77

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Wise Villa Winery, 4200 Wise Road
Lincoln, California 95648 United States

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Our winemakers and culinary team are joining forces once again to bring you the ultimate 7-course food and wine pairing experience! During this elegant dinner at our Tuscan-style bistro you will be taken on an epic journey led by the expertise of Wise Villa's very own Dr. Grover Lee. He will share with you his unprecedented knowledge and insight into the art and science of food and wine pairing. Your senses will be engaged throughout the evening as you indulge…

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Amador Cellars Italian Tastings in the Barn

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August 11 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm PDT

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Amador Cellars, 11093 Shenandoah Rd.
Plymouth, California 95669 United States

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A small group tasting of our Italian Varietals with Winemaker Michael Long and Assistant Winemaker Ashley Long.  We will provide food pairings to compliment the flavor profile of these lovely wines.  Limited availability. 209.245.6150 Reservations required by August 7th.

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Sangria Sunday at Bailarin Cellars

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August 11 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm PDT
$5

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Bailarin Cellars, 720 K Street
Sacramento, California 95814 United States

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We are boutique Sonoma County Winery with our one and only Tasting Room in the heart of downtown Sacramento near the Golden 1 Arena. Venture downtown August 11th for Sunday fun and enjoy a refreshing glass of sangria for only $5 until it runs out! We also have an Ultimate Flight, Regular Flight, or Summer Sipper Flight and more!

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Bubbles & Churwaffles

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August 11 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm PDT
$20.00

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Sheldon Wine Shop, 8361 Sheldon Road
Elk Grove, California 95624 United States

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Join us for a delicious pairing of sparkling wine and our favorite brunch treat…Churwaffles! On the bubble menu: JCB No. 69 Brut Rose, Piper Heidsieck Extra Dry, Argyle 2012 Brut and Duval Leroy Premier Cru Brut.

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Wine & Cheese Pairing Class

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August 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm PDT
$55

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The Rind, 1801 L Street, Ste. 40
Sacramento, California 95811 United States

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Ever wanted to know more about cheese? Ever wanted to explore your taste buds and drink wine while doing so? Join us for a 60 minute class with Sacramento's very own cheese goddess, Sara Arbabian. Learn what style cheese pairs best with what wines and enjoy all the cheesey puns that come along with the learning.

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