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North Coast

From rolling hills to towering redwoods, the scenery along the North Coast is as memorable as the wine. With one of the coolest climates in our state, this region is home to more than half of our wineries, including many of our most celebrated. And the North Coast's renowned food artisans craft everything from olive oil to goat cheese, ensuring that your plate is as full as your glass.
North Coast wineries

316 wineries

Events in North Coast

St. Helena Little Book

January 1—March 31, 2020

St. Helena

Your ultimate wine passport to Napa Valley.

Cost: $75

Address & Location:
Various locations throughout St. Helena, St. Helena, CA

Website: www.sthelena.com

Details:   Your VIP access to explore nearly 15 of Napa Valley’s favorite wineries with unique curated experiences. This is nearly a $1000 value for only $75 per person!
  • Wine & Food Pairings
  • Behind the Scenes Winery & Cave Tours
  • Learn the History of Each Winery
  • Opportunities to Taste Rare Batch Wines

Wine and Chocolate Tasting

January 2—March 29, 2020

Acument, Napa

Acumen in the Napa Valley now offers Wine and Chocolate Tasting Thursdays through Sundays in partnership with Napa’s Annette’s Chocolates. Learn about chocolate production while sampling three PEAK Cabernet Sauvignons paired with six chocolate selections. Reservations must be made online or by phone 72 hours in advance.

Cost: N/A

Address & Location:
Acument, 1315 First Street, , Napa, CA

Website: www.acumenwine.com

Details: Acumen in the Napa Valley now offers Wine and Chocolate Tasting Thursdays through Sundays in partnership with Napa’s Annette’s Chocolates. Learn about chocolate production while sampling three PEAK Cabernet Sauvignons paired with six chocolate selections. Reservations must be made online or by phone 72 hours in advance.

Winter Farmers Market

January 3—March 27, 2020

Long Meadow Ranch, St. Helena

Every Friday through April, Long Meadow Ranch hosts a Winter Farmers Market featuring organic produce, beef, honey and other farm-grown goodies.

Cost: Free

Address & Location:
Long Meadow Ranch, 738 Main Street, St. Helena, CA

Website: www.longmeadowranch.com

Details: Every Friday through April, Long Meadow Ranch hosts a Winter Farmers Market featuring organic produce, beef, honey and other farm-grown goodies.

Napa Truffle Festival

January 17—20, 2020

Varies, Napa

Whether you're a foodie with a passion for truffles, or a food voyager with a curiosity about one of the most exclusive foods in the world, the Napa Truffle Festival has something for you.

Cost: Varies

Address & Location:
Varies, N/A, Napa, CA

Website: www.napatrufflefestival.com

Details: Whether you're a foodie with a passion for truffles, or a food voyager with a curiosity about one of the most exclusive foods in the world, the Napa Truffle Festival has something for you with programs that offer an opportunity to experience, explore and learn firsthand from experts about the gastronomy, science, history, mystery, and hunting and harvesting of the highly prized Périgord black truffle.

Coq Au Vin and Cabernet Pairing

Saturday, January 18

V. Sattui Vittorio Tower RESERVE Tasting Room, St. Helena

Come warm yourself by our crackling fire with a flight of our award-winning Cabernet Sauvignons and a slowly-stewed bowl of Coq au Vin with Porcini-Parmesan Polenta. Hosted by Wine & Food Expert, Marc Golick, this Cabernet Season pairing event will highlight our 90+ Point Napa Valley Cabernets, including older vintages, and demonstrate their versatility with this decadent French dish.

Cost: $50-$60

Address & Location:
V. Sattui Vittorio Tower RESERVE Tasting Room, 1111 White Lane, St. Helena, CA

Website: www.vsattui.com

Details: Come warm yourself by our crackling fire with a flight of our award-winning Cabernet Sauvignons and a slowly-stewed bowl of Coq au Vin with Porcini-Parmesan Polenta.  Hosted by Wine & Food Expert, Marc Golick, this Cabernet Season pairing event will highlight our 90+ Point Napa Valley Cabernets, including older vintages, and demonstrate their versatility with this decadent French dish.

Winter Wineland

January 18—19, 2020

100 Participating Wineries in the Alexander, Dry Creek and Russian River Valleys of Sonoma County., Healdsburg

The perfect winter escape…taste current vintages, multiple varietals grown in Sonoma County, and even try a few verticals! Ticket Prices: $60 Weekend, $45 Sunday

Cost: Advance Ticket Prices: Weekend: $60 Sunday: $45 Designated Driver: $5, (Tax and Service)

Address & Location:
100 Participating Wineries in the Alexander, Dry Creek and Russian River Valleys of Sonoma County., From Santa Rosa to Cloverdale and west to Guerneville and Sebastopol, CA, Healdsburg, CA

Phone: (707) 433-4335

Email: debbie@wineroad.com

Website: www.wineroad.com

Details: Join us for two glorious days along Wine Road – Northern Sonoma County as we celebrate the 28th Annual Winter WINEland. The perfect winter escape…taste current vintages, multiple varietals grown in Sonoma County, and even try a few verticals! A great opportunity to meet winemakers, taste limited production wines, new releases or library wines. All participating wineries will highlight a Vintage, Varietal or Vertical tasting for the weekend. Our details program will be available in mid December. Ticket price will include wine tasting at all of the participating wineries for the weekend. Advance Ticket Prices: Weekend: $60 Sunday: $45 Designated Driver: $5, Tax & Service fees added to all tickets at checkout.

Crab Feast Mendocino 2020

January 24—February 2, 2020

Fort Bragg

Join the festivities with a ten-day extravaganza of events dedicated to our favorite crustacean, Mr. Crabby! Shrug off those winter blues and indulge in fine seafood, wine, beer, and more.

Cost: Varies

Address & Location:
N/A, Fort Bragg, CA

Website: visitmendocino.com

Details: Join the festivities with a ten-day extravaganza of events dedicated to our favorite crustacean, Mr. Crabby!  Shrug off those winter blues and indulge in fine seafood, wine, beer, and more. Enjoy family-style crab and and cioppino feeds, gourmet crab-themed dinners, crab and wine pairings, whale watching and crab fishing adventures.  There is a Wine Competition showcasing our sparkling liquid assets and the ever popular Crab Cake Cook-Off that highlights the talents of our county’s chefs.  Unplug with us in beautiful Mendocino County and stay a night or two, or even more, in some of the most unique lodging properties in Northern California!

Wine & Oysters at Black Stallion

Saturday, February 15

Black Stallion, Napa

There is not a better way to celebrate Presidents’ Day Weekend than at Black Stallion Estate Winery! Bring yourself or bring your friends and family. Enjoy casual seating while indulging in oysters (barbequed or raw on the half shell) with your favorite glass of Black Stallion wine. No reservations needed for this popular event.

Cost: N/A

Address & Location:
Black Stallion, 4089 Silverado Trail, Napa, CA

Website: www.blackstallionwinery.com

Details: There is not a better way to celebrate Presidents’ Day Weekend than at Black Stallion Estate Winery! Bring yourself or bring your friends and family. Enjoy casual seating while indulging in oysters (barbequed or raw on the half shell) with your favorite glass of Black Stallion wine. No reservations needed for this popular event.  

Garagiste Wine Festival

Saturday, February 15

Veterans Hall, Sonoma

Welcome to Garagiste, a place for the underground, the different, and the cutting edge of small production winemaking with no rules.

Cost: $65 - $130

Address & Location:
Veterans Hall, 126 1st Street W., Sonoma, CA

Website: californiagaragistes.com

Details: Welcome to Garagiste, a place for the underground, the different, and the cutting edge of small production winemaking with no rules.

Winter White Wine Festival

February 22—23, 2020

Mendocino County Fairgrounds , Boonville

Experience a 40-year tradition of celebrating white wine, including Alsace-style wines, at the Anderson Valley Winter White Wine Festival.

Cost: $50-$135

Address & Location:
Mendocino County Fairgrounds , 14400 Highway 128, Boonville, CA

Website: www.avwines.com

Details: Experience a 40-year tradition of celebrating white wine, including Alsace-style wines, at the Anderson Valley Winter White Wine Festival.

Barrel Tasting

March 6—15, 2020

Participating wineries throughout Sonoma, Sonoma

March 6-8 & 13-15, 2020, members of the Wine Road would like to welcome you to our wineries and lodgings for an exciting weekend of wine tasting.

Cost: $60-$70

Address & Location:
Participating wineries throughout Sonoma, N/A, Sonoma, CA

Website: www.wineroad.com

Details: Members of the Wine Road would like to welcome you to our wineries and lodgings for an exciting weekend of wine tasting. This is your chance to sample wines from the barrel, talk to winemakers and explore the beautiful Alexander, Dry Creek and Russian River Valleys.

Mendocino Whale Festival

Saturday, March 7

Ford House Museum, Mendocino

Enjoy wine, chowder and craft beer tasting while exploring the beautiful village of Mendocino where there are plenty of whales to view from the surrounding Mendocino Headlands State Park. Taste some of Mendocino County's finest varietals in shops and galleries throughout Mendocino village.

Cost: $35-$40

Address & Location:
Ford House Museum, 45035 Main St, Mendocino, CA

Website: mendocinocoast.com

Details:

Signature Sonoma Valley

May 14—17, 2020

Sonoma Valley Vintners & Growers Alliance, Sonoma

Signature Sonoma Valley is a uniquely exclusive immersion into the incomparable wines, acclaimed vineyards and legendary wine community of Sonoma Valley.

Cost: $65 - $350

Address & Location:
Sonoma Valley Vintners & Growers Alliance, 783 Broadway, Sonoma, CA

Phone: (707) 935-0803

Email: info@sonomavalleywine.com

Website: sonomavalleywine.com

Details: Experience this highly-curated wine weekend with unprecedented access to over 80 sommelier-selected wines and the 100+ celebrated vintners and winegrowers who craft them. Events include: Thursday, May 14 – LARGE FORMAT BOTTLE PARTY | 6PM Friday, May 15 – RETROSPECTIVE: Vertical Tasting | 10 AM WINE + DESIGN Lunches | 12:00PM ICON: A Grand Terroir Tasting | 7PM Saturday, May 16 – IMMERSION: Vineyard Exploration + Tasting | 9:30AM WINE + DESIGN Lunches | 12:00PM LEGENDS: Collector’s Dinner 6:30PM Sunday, May 17 – BUBBLES + BRUNCH 10:00AM Signature Sonoma Valley tickets are available to purchase individually, or via the weekend package.