(Sonoma, CALIF.) – Sonoma Valley Reserve, a wine event that offers participants the exclusive opportunity to see Sonoma Valley’s classic wineries in a completely different light, has been set for Saturday, May 19 and Sunday, May 20, 2012. This semiannual event, a series of themed daytrips around the region, will showcase rare offerings and hidden gems of Sonoma Valley wine destinations, many of which are seldom open to the public.
“Sonoma Valley, the birthplace of California wine, has so many hidden gems and world class wines to discover and taste all right here in our valley,” said Maureen Cottingham, Sonoma Valley Vintners & Growers Alliance Executive Director, “We are very excited to once again, showcase some of the people, places and wines that otherwise would be impossible to experience.”
Produced by the Sonoma Valley Vintners & Growers Alliance, the semiannual Sonoma Valley Reserve will feature a schedule of themed tours that take guests on a treasure hunt throughout the appellation. Each tour includes four winery visits, comfortable transportation by California Wine Tours and wine country picnic lunch.
Tickets for Sonoma Valley Reserve are extremely limited and on sale now at $95 for one day or $150 for two days. Sonoma Valley Reserve ticketholders will depart from Sonoma. For an additional nominal fee ($30 per person), round-trip motor coach transportation to Sonoma is available from San Francisco and Mill Valley. For tickets visit www.ReserveSonomaValley.com or call 707-935-0803.
About Sonoma Valley Vintners & Growers Alliance and Foundation
The Sonoma Valley Vintners & Growers Alliance (SVVGA) is a non-profit trade organization serving over 500 members who share a mission to promote the awareness of Sonoma Valley’s grapes, wine, and history as the birthplace of the California wine industry. The Sonoma Valley Vintners and Growers Foundation (SVVGF) is a non-profit 501c.3 organization that has raised over $8,000,000 for local Sonoma Valley charities. For more information on the SVVGA and SVVGF, please visit www.SonomaValleyWine.com.