Gatherings & Nosh

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The History of Russian River Vineyards

The History of Russian River Vineyards Nestled in Forestville, Russian River Vineyards has quite a story to tell. With its founding taking place in the 1890s, the estate was built as a modest family farming business. However, over time, the small farmhouse became a roadhouse, and an old Hop Kiln

MacPhail Wines: The Little Red Wagon

Since its first vintage in 2002, MacPhail Wines has continued to impress wine enthusiasts in Sonoma County and Mendocino’s Anderson Valley. Not only does the winery excel in its industry, but its founders, the Hess’, place significant value on both family and fun. The family believes in cherishing the simple

Balletto Vineyards: Dedication to Sustainability

Located in Santa Rosa, Balletto Vineyards has become one of the most established and successful wineries in the area. Not only do they produce incredible wines, but they are very dedicated to cultivating sustainability. Through its various sustainability practices, Balletto Vineyards has attained awards and recognition for its efforts while

New Year, Same Great Benefits with Harvest Card

Every new year, there is always so much anticipation for the good things to come with the new season. Whether you have been a member with Harvest Card, or you recently joined the community, we look forward to sharing the great benefits of wine country’s premier hospitality experience program. With

Harvest Card New Year’s Eve Wine Selection

Harvest Card is proud to share the 2018 New Year's Eve Wine Selection! Explore and enjoy some world-class Sonoma County wines handpicked this holiday season! Sparkling Bowman Cellars NV Blanc de Noir, $38 Iron Horse Vineyards Winter’s Cuvee, $65 Rosé The Meeker Vineyard 2017 ZinGrie, $25 Marimar Estate

Explore deLorimier Winery

Over the years, winemakers Ken and Diane Wilson have proved to be very successful in California’s wine country. The Wilson Artisan Wineries include Wilson Winery, Mazzocco Sonoma, Matrix Winery, Jaxon Keys Winery, Soda Rock Winery, Pezzi King Vineyards, St. Anne’s Crossing, Greenwood Ridge Winery, and deLorimier Winery. The Wilsons always

The Harvest Card: A Perfect Last Minute Gift

With the holidays only a few days away, many people may find themselves scrambling to find the perfect gifts for their loved ones. For a present that provides many discounts on winery tastings, travel, food, events, and other services, look no further than the Harvest Card. The 2018/2019 Harvest Card

DeLoach Vineyards: Dedication to Excellence

For over three decades, DeLoach Vineyards has been a leader in the winemaking industry in Sonoma's Russian River Valley. Its specialties include Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Zinfandel, and the vineyard focuses on perfecting the best combinations of soil, rootstock, and clones. In 2003, the Boisset family brought their extensive experience

Gift Yourself the 2018/2019 Holiday Harvest Card

With the holiday season upon us, many of us are focusing on finding gifts for our friends and family. While it is the season of giving, it is also important to take time to evaluate and reflect on our personal needs, desires, and goals for the coming year. Giving yourself

Explore Sonoma County with Healdsburg Vino Tours

Explore Sonoma County with Healdsburg Vino Tours Healdsburg Vino Tours, a locally owned wine tour company, specializes in private tours throughout Sonoma County. With over 2,000 square miles of wineries to explore, having a professional, local guide navigate through the valleys is very helpful. Healdsburg Vino Tours provides guests with

John Ash & Co.: Fine Dining At Its Best

Located closely to Vintners Inn, John Ash & Co. amazes locals and visitors alike with its fine dining and extensive wine list. It was the first restaurant in Sonoma to introduce the concept of cooking with locally sourced food and produce, and it has surely set the standard for nearby

By |December 7th, 2018|Categories: Harvest Card Blog, Sonoma County Features|0 Comments

Sonoma Brothers Distilling: The Result of Hard Work, Dedication, and Drive

Brothers Chris and Brandon grew up in Sonoma County and, from a young age, acquired a strong appreciation and interest in small businesses. They spent summers working at their uncle’s company and learned many valuable lessons about hard work, dedication, and drive. As they got older, they desired to start

By |November 28th, 2018|Categories: Harvest Card Blog, Sonoma County Features, Wine Country News|0 Comments

The ACORN Winery Story

When Betsy and Bill Nachbauer started their winery in 1994, the name “ACORN Winery” seemed to be a perfect choice. The acorn is a popular symbol of prosperity, good fortune, and potential which were all desired at the inception of the winery. From the beautiful oak trees surrounding the vineyard

Experience The Shoppe in Santa Rosa

Located in Santa Rosa, The Shoppe is a high-end yet affordable barber shop that specializes in a variety of services such as skin fades and professional gentlemen’s haircuts. The three stylists, Misty, Alyssa, and Sarah, have over 20 years of combined experience and truly enjoy their craft. Their vision for

By |November 19th, 2018|Categories: Harvest Card Blog, Sonoma County Features, Wine Country News|0 Comments

K Squared Cellars: The Intersection of Family, Passion, and Dedication

In 2010, Andrew Moore set out on a journey that would change the trajectory of his life. After spending several years in the wine industry, he decided he wanted to develop his own winery. With a “the glass is half full” attitude, Andrew made his first barrel of Russian River

By |November 17th, 2018|Categories: Harvest Card Blog, Sonoma County Features, Sonoma County Wineries|0 Comments

The Promise of Pezzi King Winery

Located in the rolling hills of Healdsburg, Pezzi King Winery is an award-winning winery that specializes in Zinfandels. The winery is owned by Ken and Diane Wilson who run two other successful wineries, Wilson Winery, and Mazzocco Sonoma. Pezzi King is an ideal match for the Wilson family’s philosophy of

The Perks of Parkpoint Health Club in Santa Rosa

The mission of the Parkpoint Health Club in Santa Rosa is to better the mind, body, and spirit of everyone who walks through the door. Through innovative programs for both fitness and lifestyle needs, the friendly and professional staff work diligently to provide positive changes in their clients’ lives. Their

By |November 7th, 2018|Categories: Harvest Card Blog, Sonoma County Features, Wine Country News|0 Comments

Christopher Creek Winery: Excellence from Vineyard to Cellar

Located in Healdsburg, California, Christopher Creek Winery is a family-owned, boutique winery with a history of producing handcrafted, estate bottled, award-winning wines. The first grapes were planted in 1972, and the winery officially opened two years after. Today, Christopher Creek Winery’s annual production is around 4,000 cases. The original vines

Even the Judges Were Surprised at These Incredible Thanksgiving Wines

Want to know the best wines to pair with your turkey and mashed potatoes this year? Harvest Card has the answer. In the week leading up to Halloween, a select panel of local judges tasted through 84 of Sonoma. County’s top sparkling, whites and reds to find perfect sips for

By |November 2nd, 2018|Categories: Harvest Card Blog, Sonoma County Features, Wine Country News|0 Comments

The Hyatt Regency Santa Rosa: Comfort and Luxury in Wine Country

The Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country is undoubtedly one of the most popular places to stay for those traveling to the area. With transformed guest rooms, prestigious amenities, beautiful event spaces, and unparalleled service, this hotel offers the ideal lodging experience to guests. Whether traveling to wine country for leisure

By |November 1st, 2018|Categories: Harvest Card Blog, Sonoma County Features|0 Comments

Behind the Taps of Barley and Bine Beer Cafe

Behind the Taps of Barley and Bine Beer Cafe When Jeff Reitz and Lindsay Osborne graduated from high school together, they had no idea of the future success they would have to own a business. The couple’s passion for craft beer began in their early twenties. Jeff became interested in

By |October 27th, 2018|Categories: Harvest Card Blog, Sonoma County Features|0 Comments

The Meeker Vineyard Story

In 1977, Charles and Molly Meeker bought a vineyard in Sonoma County and just a few years later,  The Meeker Vineyard was established. Early on, the team specialized in Chardonnay, Zinfandel, and Cabernet Sauvignon. A 1984 red Zinfandel made by the winery was immediately successful and won eight competition medals

By |October 25th, 2018|Categories: Harvest Card Blog, Sonoma County Features, Sonoma County Wineries|0 Comments

Wine Guerrilla: The Soul of Wine + Art of Rebellion

Located in Forestville, California, Wine Guerilla is known for its incredible wine and passion for incorporating art into its business. Wine Guerilla specializes in Zinfandel sourced from all over Sonoma County, including Alexander Valley, Dry Creek Valley, and Russian River Valley. Owned and operated by Matt Railla and his father,

Come Home to Harvest Moon Estate and Winery

Come Home to Harvest Moon Estate and Winery Nestled in the Russian River Valley, the Harvest Moon Estate and Winery is known for its luxury zinfandels and family-oriented approach to business. Since 1976, the Pitts family has grown quality grapes and transformed their land into a successful contender in the

Franchettis’ – International Flavors with a California Twist

Franchettis’ – International Flavors with a California Twist Established in 2016, Franchettis’ has become a local favorite among residents in Santa Rosa for its high-quality food and casual setting. Founders John and Gesine Franchetti started their own restaurant after many successful years in the culinary industry. John received prestigious formal