Out in the Vineyard: Gay Wine Weekend presents our Wine tours & Lunch. Join one of our exclusive wine tasting tours to some of the best producers in Sonoma. Departing from downtown Sonoma you’ll venture to amazing wineries for intimate wine tasting and a box lunch Out In The Vineyard!

You’ll wind your way through the vineyards and meet winemakers who will host you on a behind the scenes tour, exclusive to Out In The Vineyard guests.  Enjoy an elegant wine paired lunch Out in the Vineyards. After lunch journey to two more  wineries where you taste exclusive wines, not available to the public or taste wines in the cellars, right from the barrel.

With some of the most beautiful vineyard locals across the globe, Sonoma Valley, California is a magical setting for our events and we invite you to join us Out In The Vineyard, in celebration of Our Wine Country!

• Exclusive tours with award winning wine producers
• Behind the scenes tour
• Luxurious lunch Out in the Vineyards
• Available to VIP Pass Holders


Save $100
Advanced Purchase VIP Pass. Sale ends on March 1st


Get on Your Bikes & Ride!: 10:00am – $95
Hop on our winery bike tour to Sonoma’s most historic wineries where you’ll start your guided bike tour with Sonoma Adventures from host hotel Sonoma Valley Inn and ride the beautiful country roads along the vineyards of Sonoma Valley to Gundlach Bundschu Winery, where you’ll taste wine and learn the history of this six generation family winery, followed by a box lunch overlooking their historic vineyards. After, you’ll hop back on for a ride through the historic, organically-farmed estate at Bartholomew Park Winery.

Russian River Estate Tour: 9:30am – $95
We’re going out to West Sonoma County’s world famous wine region to sample the wines of the Russian River Valley! You’ll start your wine tasting experience at the elegant Kendall-Jackson Estate, at the very threshold of this world glass wine region and enjoy a custom created lunch at the estate. Then you’ll sojourn deeper into the Russian River Valley and find yourself nestled within the storied Saralee’s Vineyard, in the heart of the Russian River Valley in a historic barn dating back to the 1900s, at the new La Crema Estate.

Southern Sonoma Tour: 10:00am – $95
Hop on board our tour through the gently rolling hills of the Carneros Region of Southern Sonoma! Kick off your wine sojourn through the rolling, vine covered hills of world famous land of the pinot, the Carneros AVA to the boutique Shug Winery, followed by lunch at the beautiful Viansa Winery. You’ll finish your tour sipping on bubbles at Gloria Ferrer taking in the stunning view across Carneros AVA to San Pablo Bay, the north end of California’s beautiful San Francisco Bay.

Heart of the Valley Tour: 10:00am – $95
Journey into the heart of Sonoma Valley and visit the tasting rooms of some of the valley’s best producers – visit St. Francis Winery in the charming hamlet of Kenwood, then head to the historic Annadel Estate Winery, at the very north end of the valley, for lunch. You’ll end your day sipping on the wines of BR Cohn,located in the very heeart of Sonoma’s Valley Of The Moon.

Into Napa Valley Tour: 9:30am – $95
Journey into the heart of the world famous Napa Valley, where you’ll start your wine tasting at “The Whole Farm” of Robert Sinksey Vineyards, to experience the “rhythms of nature to embrace biodiversity and encourage natural processes in growing healthy grapes that help craft expressive, vibrant and living wines.”. Then you’ll enjoy an intimate tasting at the luxe boutique producer, Silver Trident Winery, located in Napa’s hottest destination, Yountville.


Sonoma Valley Inn (Now Taking Reservations)
Just steps from the historic Sonoma Plaza, Sonoma Valley Inn is offering special rates starting at $249/night for Out In The Vineyard guests at Gay Wine Weekend!

Rooms feature private patio or balcony and fireplace, refrigerators, coffee makers, hair dryers and in-room safes, free wireless high speed Internet, cable television, and pay-per view movies. A complimentary breakfast is provided each morning.

Hotel amenities include heated pool, Jacuzzi, steam room, fitness center, business center and free parking.

For reservations call Sonoma Valley Inn’s Gay Wine Weekend Hotel Concierge, Lacy Swan, Sunday – Thursday  between 10AM-4PM at 707-938- 9200 (ext. 454) and ask for the Gay Wine Weekend rate!


The Wine Tours & Lunch takes place on the following date:

  • Saturday, July 15th, 2017 from 10:00AM – 3:00PM

Advanced Purchase VIP Party Pass (aka Blind-Tasting Pass)                   $395

Limited number of Advance Purchase VIP Party Passes as we finalize our schedule with the best wineries, winemakers, restaurants and tours wine country has to offer. Sale ends on March 1st.

VIP Party Pass                                         $495
Tickets purchased after March 1st.
What’s Included:

  • VIP Welcome Reception – EXCLUSIVE to VIP Pass Holders & Host Hotel Guests
  • LGBT Business Expo & Wine Tasting
  • Twilight T-Dance VIP Reception
  • Twilight T-Dance
  • Apres T After Party
  • Big Gay Wine Auction & Recover Brunch
  • Sunday Pool Soiree

All ticket sales final. Tickets are non-refundable but are transferable.



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