The Wineries of Santa Clara Valley will be hosting their third annual event on Saturday, November 4th from 1-7pm at the Mountain Winery in Saratoga, CA.
Vine-to-Wine celebrates the end of harvest and highlights Santa Clara Valley wineries and wine makers. Wine lovers can choose a VIP or general Grand Tasting experience.
The VIP experience begins two hours earlier than the general experience. VIP’s will be tasting six reserve wines the first hour which will be led by Master Sommelier, Evan Goldstein. Evan is one of 269 Master Sommeliers world-wide and has been named Top 100 Most Influential People in the U.S. Wine Industry by IntoWine.com. Evan is also the first ever Master Sommeliers hired by a professional sports organization – the San Francisco Giants. The second hour will provide early access into the Grand Tasting.
The Grand Tasting begins at 3pm with wine lovers tasting award-winning wines from over twenty wineries – including sparkling and dessert wines at a Bubbly Bar. Gourmet bites will be prepared by Cochi’s Catering, chosen as Morgan Hill’s “Best Catering” businesses for multiple years.
A marketplace will showcase local crafters with home décor, jewelry, and clothing. Wine lovers will be entertained by the Alex Lucero band, a popular band in the Bay Area selling out local venues and generating recognizable attention from all angles and genres.
“Vine-to-Wine, which describes the life cycle of the grape, is an annual event for us to celebrate the end of harvest and our award-winning wineries, while raising more awareness of our region,” says Stacy Giannini, Director of Marketing for Wineries of Santa Clara Valley. “We chose to celebrate this year’s event with wine lovers at the Mountain Winery, a venue with stunning views overlooking the Bay Area and that sets the stage for delighting the senses.
“We are delighted to invite everyone in the Bay Area and beyond to Vine-to-Wine,” said Kim Engelhardt, President of the Wineries of Santa Clara Valley, and co-owner of Lion Ranch Vineyards & Winery. “This event celebrates of years of hard work and dedication from our winemakers. Whether you’re passionate about local wine or simply seeking a memorable experience, Vine-to-Wine has something special for everyone.”
To purchase tickets visit: www.santaclarawines.com OR
Sales support the Wineries of Santa Clara Valley, a non-profit organization. Our mission is to raise funds to provide scholarships and grants to graduating high school seniors planning to major in Viticultural or Enology. Funds will also be used for operations, to market the Santa Clara Valley AVA and member wineries.
About the Wineries of Santa Clara Valley An association representing 30+ member wineries that grow and produce wines in one of the oldest wine producing regions of California. With the first plantings at the Santa Clara Mission in 1798, the region of Santa Clara Valley represents one of the oldest growing traditions in the country. The Santa Clara Valley is home to 100-year-old wineries with long-established family operations and large event venues, as well as newer endeavors and those with smaller tasting rooms. On March 28, 1989, the Santa Clara Valley received AVA status; prior to this, the region’s wines were typically labeled ‘Central Coast’ or ‘Santa Clara County’.