Time for a Little Wine

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It’s fall in Yosemite, the leaves are turning, there’s a nip in the air and once again the grape harvest is in and crushed which means in a few weeks dozens of wineries will be flocking to Yosemite for the 30th annual Vintners’ Holidays.

The Ahwahnee Hotel by Loyd Schutte

The Vintners’ Holidays will begin Nov. 6th at the Ahwahnee Hotel in Yosemite Valley and consist of 33 sessions with four wineries per session showing off their fabulous wines. The sessions run three nights (Sunday-Tuesday) or two nights (Wednesday – Thursday) and consist of a “Meet the Vintners” reception, four tasting seminars and a five course gala dinner by executive chef Percy Whatley.

Session I:
Nov 6–8

Talbott Vineyard
Silver Oak Cellars
Alpha Omega
Twomey Cellars

Session II:
Nov 9–10

Hitching Post Winery
Blackbird Vineyards
Rombauer Vineyards
Corison Winery

Session III:
Nov 13–15

Mumm Napa
Provenance Vineyards
Villa Toscano Winery
Sbragia Family Vineyards

Session IV:
Nov 16–17

Talley Vineyards
Rosenblum Family – Rock Wall Wine Co.
Jaffurs Wine Cellars
Joseph Phelps Vineyards

Session V:
Nov 27–29

Handley Cellars
Dutton-Goldfield Winery
Simi Winery
Terre Rouge and Easton Wines

Session VI:
Nov 30 – Dec 1

Halleck Vineyard
Mount Veeder Winery
Gianelli Vineyards
Ravenswood Winery

Session VII:
Dec 4–6

Tablas Creek Vineyard
Huge Bear Wines & Beckstoffer Vineyards
Failla Wines
Turley Wine Cellars

Session VIII:
Dec 7–8

Ceja Vineyards
Karly Winery
Tolosa Winey
Chateau Montelena Winery

For more information about the Vintners’ Holidays visit YosemitePark.com.

Photo by Loyd Schutte.

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