April in Carneros set for this weekend
APRIL IN CARNEROS offers unique access to 20 of the Valley’s wineries.
Adeline & Grace Photography/Special to the Index-Tribune
April in Carneros invites nearly 20 wineries to open their doors for two days of tastings, live music and behind-the-scene tours. The event takes place Saturday and Sunday, April 21 and 22, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.
Attendees can purchase a ticket, get a commemorative wineglass and hit the trail in search of the new releases at a slew of wineries, many of which will offer special events.
Those interested can buy passes in advance for $39 or puck up a pass the day of the event at any participating winery for $45. Those wineries include: Adastra, Adastra, Anaba Wines, Bonneau Wines, Ceja Vineyards, Cline Cellars, Enkidu Wine, Gloria Ferrer Caves and Vineyards, Homewood Winery, Jacuzzi Family Vineyards, Keating Wines, Larson Family Winery, Meadowcroft Wines, Parmelee-Hill Wines and Vineyards, Robledo Family Winery, Schug Carneros Estate, Talisman Wines, Tin Barn Vineyards and Ty Caton Vineyards.
Special events range from new wine releases paired with everything from oysters to chocolate. Some wineries will have live music, art for sale and tours of the property. Many will offer discounts and wine specials throughout the weekend.
Proceeds from the event will go towards a full scholarship at both Santa Rosa Junior College and Napa Valley College.
To purchase tickets in advance, or find out more about the specific special events at each winery, visit www.carneroswineries.org.
The event is hosted by Hospitality de los Carneros.