January 2019

  • January 27, The Wine Ride - 10 AM-12:30 PM.  Join us at Garrod Farms for an hour-long guided horseback trail ride thru our vineyards and into the beautiful Saratoga Foothills with views overlooking the Silicon Valley.  Then mosey over to our tasting room for wine tasting and a mini brunch buffet.  No previous riding experience required! This wonderful experience is offered on the last Sunday of every month. $90 per person, reservations required by noon the Friday before, and based on space available.  Pre-payment is due at the time of the reservation. Call the Stables Office to book, at (408) 867-9527. Long pants and closed toed shoes required; no heels or sandals, etc., allowed.   Helmets will be provided. 

February 2019

  • February 2, Walk with the Winemaker Meet up with our winemaker to learn more about our winemaking process from vineyard to bottle!  Explore our Chardonnay vineyard, and learn about how grapes are grown and harvested; walk through our crush pad to learn about the fermentation process, and into our barrel room to learn more about aging wine.  The tour ends in the Tasting Room; the tour is complimentary and tasting is $15/person. 
  • February 9, The Perfect Date!  Looking for a great date idea for Valentine's Day?  Sign up today for The Perfect Date here at Cooper-Garrod Vineyards and Garrod Farms Stables!  The Perfect Date includes a guided horseback trail ride at Garrod Farms followed by wine tasting here in the Tasting Room, a gourmet picnic lunch, and a bottle of Cooper-Garrod wine along with two Cooper-Garrod wine glasses to take home.  $235 for the two-person experience; or, for Wine Club members, $198; plus tax.  Email or call 408-867-7116 to reserve.  Reservations must be received by Thurdsay, Feb. 7 by 4:30 PM.  Offered both Saturday, Feb. 9 and Sunday, Feb. 10!  
  • February 13, Wine Club Release Party, 5:30-7:30 PM.  Wine Club Members Only.  Are you a wine club member here at Cooper-Garrod Estate Vineyards?  Then join us on the Wednesday evening before Valentine's Day for our first release party of 2019!  Enjoy light appetizers and the first tastes of our club-exclusive wines while mingling with members of the Cooper and Garrod families and staff, learning more about the making of the wine.  Complimentary for the wine club member and one guest; additional guests can be added for a small fee.  Reservations required; be in touch with our Club Manager, Cory Bosworth, or call our Club Hotline at 408-867-8446 with your RSVP!  
  • February 14, Vineyard Valentines!  The romantics at Cooper-Garrod Estate Vineyards like to further Cupid’s cause by helping you find the right wines for those intimate Valentine dinners!   Sample lush red wines alongside paired Brix Chocolate Bites as our friendly tasting room hosts help you find just the right match for delectable dinner entrees.  All you need to add is that special someone, a little candlelight, and the music for the evening…