24th Annual Passport to Dry Creek Valley — A Modern Tradition with Century-Old Roots
Saturday & Sunday, April 27-28, 2013 from 11am – 4:30pm
Over 50 participating wineries throughout Dry Creek Valley and Healdsburg
Featuring top-flight wine tasting, gourmet food, themed décor and live entertainment
Fly Alaska Airlines into Santa Rosa and check a case of wine for free
One of California’s most beloved and historic wine tasting traditions returns this April, luring discerning wine lovers to Sonoma County’s pristine Dry Creek Valley. Now in its 24th year, Passport to Dry Creek Valley is the premiere wine and food event of its kind, offering an exceptional regional experience that blends epicurean thrills at over 50 wineries with fun, festive décor and live entertainment—all within minutes of charming downtown Healdsburg.
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 atmosphere, all within idyllic, picturesque Dry Creek Valley. Passport-holders will savor exquisite food and wine pairings, and delight in discovering each winery’s unique Passport “theme.” Past themes have included The Tropics, Roaring 20’s, Italian Riviera, Safari; the possibilities are as varied as the wineries themselves. Passport updates can be found at Facebook/drycreekvalley or on Twitter @drycreekvalley hashtag #DCVPassport.
April 27 & 28, 2013, 11am-4:30pm (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 County are available on Alaska Airlines from Los Angeles, Seattle, Portland and San Diego; visitors on these flights can fly a case of wine home for free.
Festivities take place at more than 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, 2013 at 10:00am PST
This event will sell out quickly.
Overnight accommodations are available throughout quaint, upscale Healdsburg, located just minutes from Dry Creek Valley’s wineries. Healdsburg offers many art galleries, 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 winegrape growers, most of which have been family owned for up to seven generations. WDCV is dedicated to advancing the recognition, enhancement and preservation of Dry Creek Valley as a premium winegrowing region in northern Sonoma County. 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.