23rd Annual Passport to Dry Creek Valley – A Modern Tradition with Century-Old Roots
Saturday & Sunday, April 28-29 from 11am – 4:30pm
50 participating wineries throughout Dry Creek Valley
Festivities include: exquisite wine tasting, gourmet food, themed décor, and live music
Fly Alaska Airlines into Santa Rosa & fly a case of wine home for free
The Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley® invites fans of the region’s world-class wines to become part of its traditional spring celebration of wine, food, and friends at the 23rd Annual Passport to Dry Creek Valley. One of California’s first and longest-running regional wine events, Passport to Dry Creek Valley is an exceptional wine-tasting experience blending epicurean thrills with fun, festive décor, and live entertainment.
A Modern Tradition with Century-Old Roots. Passport to Dry Creek Valley is a beloved tradition among wine lovers who enjoy a world-class tasting experience with a festive twist, all within the idyllic Dry Creek Valley. Passport-holders will savor exquisite food and wine pairings, and delight in discovering each winery’s unique Passport “theme” – a white-sand beach in the cellar, the roaring 20’s, the Italian Riviera, a safari in the caves… the possibilities are as varied as the wineries themselves. Passport updates at Facebook/drycreekvalley or on Twitter @drycreekvalley.
April 28 & 29, 2012, 11am-4:30pm (both Saturday & Sunday)
Dry Creek Valley is located 70 miles north of San Francisco, in the heart of Sonoma County. Direct flights into Santa Rosa, Sonoma are available on Alaska Airlines from Los Angeles, Seattle, and Las Vegas; visitors on these flights can fly a case of wine home for free.
Festivities take place at each of 50 Dry Creek Valley member wineries. A complete list of participating wineries, plus maps and activity guides can be found on the events page at www.wdcv.com.
$120 Two-Day Passport; $70 Sunday-Only Passport
Tickets go on sale online at www.wdcv.com on February 1, 2012 at 10:00am PST
This event will sell out quickly. Tickets are sold on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Overnight accommodations are available throughout quaint, upscale Healdsburg. Just minutes away from Dry Creek Valley, this delightful town offers a luxurious blend of wine country history, world-renowned dining and lodging, and laid-back local charm. Guests can enjoy Passport to Dry Creek Valley festivities by day, and Healdsburg’s sophisticated scene by night. Information at www.healdsburg.com.
About Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley
The Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley® (WDCV) is an association of more than 60 wineries and 150 growers, of which most are family-owned and multi-generational, located in Healdsburg, Sonoma County, California. WDCV is dedicated to advancing the recognition, enhancement and preservation of Dry Creek Valley as a premium winegrowing region. Dry Creek Valley is known for its signature varietal, Zinfandel, and the pristine and unspoiled beauty of the valley. For more information, visit www.wdcv.com.