There are just a few weeks left until the first Calistoga Food and Wine Event Grand Tasting on Friday evening, April 11th, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m! This special event brings together 30 Calistoga wineries, the impeccable hospitality of Solage Calistoga, and the sumptuous cuisine created by Solbar Executive Chef, Brandon Sharp.
Chef Sharp and his team will create tasty bites to pair with tastings of Napa Valley wines. The menu includes bruschetta with homemade ricotta cheese and asparagus, grilled pork tenderloin al pastor, house-cured ham, and many more bites made with fresh, local ingredients. Live music will be provided by the highly acclaimed Tipsy Gypsies.
Click here for a complete list of participating wineries. This event provides an opportunity to sample wines from Calistoga wineries, some of which are open only by appointment, and others aren’t open to the public.
Critically acclaimed Cabernet Sauvignon and Maximus, Bennett Lane’s red wine blend, are created in the hacienda-style winery located at the northern tip of Calistoga. Visit the winery for tour of their vineyard while tasting more of their exquisite wines.
Another award-winning Calistoga winery, this historic winery continues to create some of the world’s best wines. Their first harvest was produced in 1886. Chateau Montelena offers a variety of tastings and tours for visitors to choose from.
Clos Pegase Winery
Resting among their estate vineyards, Clos Pegase Winery combines their incredible wines with unique architecture, and inspiring art, all on their lovely grounds. Winemaker Richard Sowalsky attends carefully to each wine created making sure each reaches its full potential.
The talented team of winemakers at Sterling Vineyards creates exceptional Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc, and other varietals. Visit the winery for wine and food pairings, tours, and other tastings.
With critical acclaim as recent as February of this year for the Twomey Cellars Pinot Noir, make sure to sample a taste at the event and follow up with a visit to the winery. Not only can you enjoy more of their wines, but you’ll also be able to take in the view of their gardens and vineyard.
This is a must-do event in Napa Valley! You’ll revisit or discover some of the best Calistoga wine and cuisine.