- March 29, Santa Clara Valley Spring Passport Weekend - Start your Santa Clara Valley Spring Passport Weekend at Cooper-Garrod, the northernmost winery in this region of historic producers. Your $30 Passport and glass go with you for both Saturday and Sunday as you enjoy exploring the wines and 19 welcoming destinations that feature history, family, and hospitality.
- April 5, Walk with the Winemaker, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Come walk into our Chardonnay vineyard and we'll discuss the growing cycle. Continue through the crush pad, tank farm, and barrel room. This is your chance to ask what's current in the process. Finish up in the tasting room to see what comes of it all! The tour is complimentary; $10 tasting fee for a flight of current releases.
- April 6, Music at the Vineyards, Sundays, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
What a great way to spend your Sunday afternoon... sipping wine in the fresh air under beautiful, old trees, listening to music like it's a private little concert just for a select group - which is exactly what this IS! Bring some cheese and crackers, or a picnic. The series continues through the fall.
- April 11,
Santa Cruz Mountains Pinot Paradise - April 11-13
Are you a Pinot Noir lover? Then join us for Pinot Paradise! This weekend event offers something for everyone, including a technical session (Friday, April 11), a Santa Cruz Mountains self-guided wine tour called "Pathway to Pinot" (Saturday, April 12), and a "Grand Cruz" wine & food tasting (Sunday, April 13), as well as VIP options, silent and live auctions. Our tasting room hosts can help with your reservations in person, or you may order direct from the Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association.
- May 10,
Saratoga Wine Stroll Experience - 2:30 to 6:00 p.m, Downtown Saratoga Village.
- May 16, Cooking for Solutions, Monterey Bay Aquarium, May 16-18
Are you ready for the culinary weekend of the year? Share the passion for delicious food and sustainable living at the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Cooking for Solutions celebration May 16-18. The three delicious days begin with the Friday night gala and just keeps going. For event information and tickets, visit: www.cookingforsolutions.com. This is a sellout event.
- June 8,
Montalvo Arts Center Food & Wine Classic - 5:30 p.m.
Sunday, June 8 may seem far away, but tickets for this remarkable gourmet celebration are worth getting now, as these will also sellout! As you take in the select ambiance of Montalvo's historic Villa and picturesque grounds, sample delectable fare from celebrated restaurants including Acquerello, Chez TJ, Luce, and Manresa, among others - accompanied by fine wines from Cooper-Garrod, Bernadus, Kosta Browne, and Twomey, to name but a few! The silent and live charity auction includes special dining and travel packages pus rare and limited edition wines. Proceeds support Montalvo and its arts and education outreach programs. $225 Classic; $350 VIP package. (Classic plus admission to the pre-event VIP Reception) Ticket prices are per person. For more information, or to purchase tickets over the phone, contact Chris Wilcox at 408-961-5849 or email@example.com.