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Sizzling Events This Summer in Napa Valley

Friday, June 24th, 2011

Mark Your Calendars!

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July 10 — Bastille Day at Domaine Chandon
Celebration: Join us for an early celebration of Bastille Day with bubbles, friends and live music. No reservations needed. No entrance fee, wine and food offerings will be available for purchase. Special prizes will be given to guests who dress up for the occasion.  Location: 1 California Dr., Yountville, CA
Fee: No entrance fee; Time: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.;  Phone: (888) 242.6366

July 15 – 24 — Festival del Sole
Celebration: Festival del Sole takes place every summer in California’s beautiful Napa Valley. The Festival features concerts by some of the world’s most celebrated musical artists, five-star cuisine, art exhibits, and wines from Napa’s top vintners, blended in a unique celebration of the art of life. Location: Venue varies; Fee: Call for information and reservations; Time: varies by event Phone: (888) FDS.NAPA

July 16 — Celebrate 125 Years of History at Freemark Abbey
Celebration: We invite you to join us at the winery for a very special day of events to celebrate our historic 125th anniversary. Includes the unveiling of “History,” our 125th anniversary blend, music, entertainment, and cooking demonstrations by Chef Cindy Pawlcyn of Mustards Grill. Location:  3022 St. Helena Highway North, St. Helena, CA 94574; Fee: $50; Time: 1-4pm;  Phone: 800.963.9698, ext. 3707

July 17 — Carneros Wine Country Half Marathon
Recreation: This popular running race attracts runners and wine enthusiasts from all over the country. Your race journey begins at Cuvaison Carneros Estate winery in Napa, then passes thousands of acres of vineyards, ranches, wineries and the Napa/Sonoma Marshes Wildlife Preserve on your way to the grand finish down Broadway into historic Sonoma Plaza. Fee: price varies;  Time: 7:10 a.m, – 1 p.m.;  Phone: (707) 933.1769

July 23 — Burgers and Bordeaux at Bourassa
Celebration: Please Join Us for another Burgers & Bordeaux Summer BBQ, and help us welcome our neighbor Napa Smith Brewery! Vic will be firing up the grill with juicy handmade burgers, and other tasty dishes and pairing it with tastings of Bourassa Wines and Napa Smith Brewery Beers! Children are welcome. RSVP required! Location: 190 Camino Oruga Ste 5., Napa, CA 94558; Fee: $30, includes souvenir wine glass; Time: 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.;  Phone: 800 499-2366 or 707-294-4922

July 30 — V.Sattui Winery Festa Italiana
Celebration: The picnic grove will be transformed once again into a traditional Italian summer festival with the live music, dancing and, of course, your favorite V. Sattui wines. Our chefs will fill bowls and platters with delicious pastas and garden-fresh salads, then slice and dish up roasted wild boar, grilled tri-tip and fresh salmon. Location: 1111 White Lane St. Helena, CA 94574; Fee: $69.00 per member/ $79.00 per Guest;  Time: 6:30pm thru 9:30pm;  Phone: 707-963-7774

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4th of July Weekend Events!

Monday, June 20th, 2011

See fireworks in Napa Valley

Where will you be July 4th weekend? Some of you might be relaxing at home with friends and family enjoying great weather (hopefully!),  some barbecue, a couple of glasses of wine, and fireworks from the comfort of your yard or on television. However, we hope a fair amount of folks trip over to Napa Valley for a weekend full of fun, wine, food, and firework festivities! See some of the must-attend events July 4th weekend. For the full calendar of events, CLICK HERE.

July 1 – 4 — Napa County Fair & Fireworks
Family Fun: Four days of summer sizzle with live music, strolling entertainers, competition for blue ribbons, antique truck and tractor show, 4th of July parade and fireworks. Showcasing local wines and arts. Location: 1435 North Oak Street, Calistoga CA; Fee: $5-$10; Time: Thurs-Fri 4p.m.-11p.m./Sat-Sun 12p.m.-11p.m. Phone: 707-942-5111

July 2 – 4 — Silverado Vineyards Magnum 4th Weekend
Wine Education: People who drink from magnums are just plain happier than the rest of us.” All Fourth of July Weekend Silverado Vineyards will be opening a wide variety of current and library magnums! Join to see why magnums are just more fun! Special offers this weekend only from a great selection. Location: 6121 Silverado Trail Napa, CA 94558; Fee: Depends on the bottle;  Time: All Weekend; Phone: 707-257-1770

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