Valentines Day Weekends
Whether exploring the Placer Wine Trail with friends or a special someone, fall in love with our wineries during two weekends of celebrating Valentine's Day. From treats, sweets, free tastings, and live music to jewelry and artisan vendors, Girl Scout cookie pairings and pet photo booths, love will be in the air!
FALL IN LOVE with the Placer Wine Trail!
Activities from 2017:
Bear River – Bear River will be pouring 5 wines made with organically-grown grapes, and will have an assortment of chocolates and cheese in the tasting room. We’ll have a sweet deal on our wines too!
Cante Ao Vinho – Treat your Valentine to the sweet pairings of Cante Ao Vinho Wines and Girl Scout Cookies. Pairings include: Lemonades with Verdejo | Shortbreads with Sauvignon Blanc | Thin Mints with Tannat | Peanut Butter Patties with Syrah | Caramel Delites (Samoa) with Cabernet Sauvignon | Girl Scout S’mores with Sweet Dreams Port-Style Wine. Tastings available during wine tasting hours on Sat and Sunday, Feb 10-11 from 11am – 5pm. Tickets available here. Tickets will also be available at the door!
Casque – Did you hear about our recent awards from the San Francisco Chronicle? Six entries and six winners, including Best of Class! Stop by and see if we’re tasting some of these delicious wines.
Ciotti – Our tasting room is always a happening place and this weekend is no exception. We will be having a live bands both days, (weather permitting), fire pits burning and will debut the highly-anticipated release of our new Sangiovese Rosata. Don’t miss the Fookies-fudge topped cookies, paired with our Chocolato Porto. Yum!
Davis Dean – Conveniently located across from the Blue Goose Event Center in Loomis, we’ll be tasting and offering a special pre-sale of our upcoming 2016 “Corozón” Cabernet Franc from Placer County. Corozón is a term of endearment, which literally means “heart.” Enjoy free wine tasting the weekend of Feb. 10-11.
Dono dal Cielo – On Saturday, Feb. 10th Pit Crew Sacramento Rescue Organization will be here with their Pup Kissing Booth. You can never get enough smooches around Valentines Day! For all of you chocolate lovers, Blabbermouth Chocolates will be here Saturday from 2-5pm with delicious chocolate samples. On Sunday 2/11 bring a picnic, buy a bottle of wine, and relax with the one that you love. All weekend we will be pouring our newly released Zinfandels. XOXO!
Fawnridge – Feb. 10-11 ONLY. Fawnridge Winery will be offering chocolate cake treats paired with our award-winning wines. We will have special discounts on our white port and award-winning Old Vine Zinfandel. Hanna Nicholson and friend from local Nicholson’s Blown Glass studio will be here on Saturday to offer their fabulous blown glass flowers for that great Valentine’s gift to a loved one. Fawnridge also has a great selection of discounted original artwork and other gifts from our tasting room. Be sure to stop by and enjoy the view of the countryside.
Lone Buffalo – Feb. 10-11 ONLY. Make your sweetie feel special with a weekend of cheese and chocolate “Sweets & Treats”! All visitors will get a complimentary Govino Go Anywhere Wine Glass—shatterproof, recyclable and Made in USA. Placerville gourmet cheese shop, Dedrick’s Cheese will be sampling and selling gourmet cheeses paired with Lone Buffalo wines. Live music both days by Karl & Karlina Larson 1-4 pm, and food for purchase from Locos Tacos food truck. Shop Lincoln’s own Ternero Farms Olive Oil, plus shop new designs of beautiful Touchstone Swarovski crystal jewelry from Susan Stecz. Enjoy a special early release of our 2017 Buffalo Rose Sangiovese Rosé and 2015 Noble Beast Cabernet Sauvignon. Sunday only – chocolate lovers can enjoy a bonus of artisan chocolates from Raffine Chocolates. $7/person includes souvenir Govino Lone Buffalo logo wine glass, wine tasting and cheese/chocolate sampling (while supplies last).
Mt. Vernon – Join us the weekend after the lover’s holiday. Stop by for a fun day of fudge sampling on Saturday, February 17th.
PaZa – Don’t miss one of the most romantic views on the Trail. We’ll have some special treats so come relax outdoors with us. Bundle up and snuggle close, while tasting our delicious line-up of wines.
Pescatore – At Pescatore will be celebrating Valentines and Mardi Gras! With romantic tunes in the background, you will be able to taste our newly released Syrah-based “port”. The first 30 ladies will receive a Mardi Gras necklace. “Laissez le bon temps rouler!” which means Let the good times roll!
Rancho Roble –Rest and rejuvenate at Rancho Roble Vineyards. Special music by the Steadfast Sound duo on Sunday, Feb 11th. Celebrate Valentine’s early with Beautiful Barbera and chocolate treats.
Secret Ravine – Secret Ravine Vineyards will be serving “Sweets and Treats” to our Valentines on Feb. 10 & 11. We will also be including recent competition award winners on our tasting menu. The winery and vineyard is located only minutes off I-80.
Viña Castellano – Two weekends of celebrating! Feb 10-11 enjoy a sweet and a treat for guests with Sangria and an amuse-bouche. A Valentine’s Spanish Tapas Platter for two will be available for purchase for $50, and includes wine tasting and a glass of Cava and chocolate. Don’t miss “Flamenco in the Cave” on February 17 & 18th. Gopal Slavonic and his troupe – Flamenco del Oro will again treat guests to their traditional Flamenco showcasing amazing artists in a unique and authentically Spanish stone cave. RSVP required
Wise Villa – The most romantic week of the year! Enjoy Valentine’s dinner and fine wine with your sweetheart at our award-winning Tuscan-Style Bistro on 5 different charming nights (2/9, 2/14-17). We will be serving 6 decadent entrees including a special Valentines’ entrée Veal Osso Bucco. You may just fall in love with this beautiful setting of a romantic fireplace, candles on your table, and exquisite dinner entrees served by our professional wait staff. For those looking for the Ultimate Romantic Valentine’s experience we are having a special 7-course pairing dinner on Saturday, Feb 10th from 6:30-9pm. This is far more than just a 7-course wine & food pairing dinner, with education & entertainment hosted by the winemaker Dr. Grover Lee. Tickets on website or call for reservations.
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Let us see the LOVE on social media! Use #PLACERWINE on Instagram, tag us on Facebook @PlacerWine, and we’re now on Snapchat @PlacerWine! Check in at the wineries too so we know where you’ve visited.
*All activities are on Feb 10-11, unless noted otherwise.
Check with each winery for specific details.