June marks the unofficial arrival of summer in wine country! Celebrate the new month with one of these great events happening across the region this weekend.
Friday, May 31st, 4PM – 7PM
Vista Collina Resort | 850 Bordeaux Way, Napa, CA
Welcome the weekend with fabulous food truck fare, cocktail specials and live music on the Village Lawn at Vista Collina Resort. The Village Truck rolls up to the pop-up bar each Friday from 4PM – 6PM offering Chef Vincent Lesage’s signature bites such as Fried Chicken + Waffles, Brisket Nachos and Kimchi Tacos. While you’re there, stop by the Foley Food & Wine Society Tasting Room and grab a glass of your favorite Foley Family wine!
May 29th – June 3rd
Various Locations | Napa Valley, CA
Auction Napa Valley has become the world’s most celebrated charity wine event, combining Napa Valley wine, the region’s iconic scenery, vintner hospitality, creative culinary expressions, and the chance for bidders to acquire rare collections of Napa Valley wine and once-in-a-lifetime experiences. This four-day fete includes vintner-hosted parties, an e-auction, and so much more.
Saturday, June 1st, 9AM – 1PM
Calistoga Farmers Market | 1234 Washington Street, Calistoga, CA 94559
Located at the Sharpsteen Plaza in downtown Calistoga, the weekly Calistoga Farmers Market is the perfect place to spend a leisurely Saturday morning. Take your pick of fresh, locally-grown produce, colorful cut flowers, gourmet pre-packaged food, savory breakfast treats, and more.
SONOMA WINE COUNTRY
SEBASTIANI FRIDAY NIGHT MUSIC SERIES & FOOD TRUCK FRIDAY
Friday, May 31st, 6PM – 9PM
Sebastiani Vineyards | 389 Fourth Street East, Sonoma, CA
Sebastiani Vineyards continues their popular Friday Night Music Series this week with musical guests Pulsators – but, this installment also coincides with Food Truck Friday! Guests are in for a special treat as an enticing lineup of local gourmet food trucks set up at Sebastiani with tasty bites available for purchase. Don’t forget to pair with your favorite Sebastiani wines, sold in the tasting room by the glass or by the bottle. As always, this family-friendly event is free and no RSVP is required.
SONOMA COUNTY PRIDE
May 31st – June 2nd
Old Courthouse Square | Santa Rosa, CA
Sonoma County’s premier LGBT event comes to Santa Rosa this weekend to celebrate and nurture the one thing that can defeat hate: love. The weekend will be filled with events, each embracing the theme of “love” while uniting all walks of life.
May 31st – June 9th
Various Locations | Healdsburg, CA
Deemed the Best Music Festival in the North Bay, The Healdsburg Jazz Festival kicks off its 10-day cornucopia of all things jazz this weekend. From opening night to grand finale, the event brings in great artists from across the world to play in diverse settings including the historic Raven Theater, the glamorous Hotel Healdsburg, and several boutique restaurants and wineries.
CALIFORNIA’S CENTRAL COAST WINE COUNTRY
May – January
4380 Highway 46 East, Paso Robles, CA
Internationally-acclaimed artist Bruce Munro has premiered his largest artwork to date —an enormous multi-acre walk-through installation— at Sensorio in Paso Robles, California. Field of Light at Sensorio uses an array of over 58,800 stemmed spheres lit by fiber-optics, gently illuminating the landscape in subtle blooms of morphing color that describe the undulating landscape. While you’re in the area, swing by Eos Winery; its just 10 minutes down the road.
THE FOUR GRACES SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
Sunday, June 2nd, 2PM – 5PM
The Four Graces | 9605 NE Fox Farm Rd, Dundee, OR
If you’ve been to The Four Graces, you know that their picturesque outdoor space is the perfect place for live music! Enjoy the sounds of Chris Baron with a vineyard backdrop, complete with the property’s historical barn and farmhouse. Attendees are encouraged to pack a blanket and snacks to make it a perfect afternoon picnic – plus, select The Four Graces wine will be on sale up to 30% off in the tasting room the day of the event. Sounds like the perfect summer event to us!