Valentines/President’s Day Weekend
Whether exploring the Placer Wine Trail with friends or a special someone, fall in love with our wineries Valentine's Weekend. From treats and sweets to jewelry and artisan vendors and food trucks, love will be in the air!
FALL IN LOVE with the Placer Wine Trail!
Here’s what’s happening at individual wineries!
Cante Ao Vinho Cuddle up with your sweetheart in our rustic tasting room or the front porch next to the wood stove for an afternoon of wine tasting! Valentine’s weekend we will be featuring three of our favorite red wines and three white wines including a new Portuguese varietal, Arinto. Arinto spans the citrus fruit spectrum in flavor, but lemon zest is the brightest in this high acidic, refreshing wine that we can’t wait to share with you. Finish off your tasting with a Valentine sweet treat for your taste buds – Sweet Dreams Port and a chunk of dark chocolate!
Casque will be opening wine tasting back to the public on Valentines weekend. On Thursday 2/11 from 3-6pm there will be a Galantine’s Gala featuring a flower bar and heart succulent arrangements. The Giftshop will be hosting several local artist pop-ups. LoveGang jewelry and female entrepreneurs, Jr. Paca Blankets and B’s Bracelet Boutique. Festive desserts and charcuterie boxes from the Café will also be available to pair with your wine.
Ciotti Cellars will be all about the romance on Valentine’s weekend. Warm up by the fire and enjoy our beautiful view. We will be doing a pre-release of our lovely long awaited Sangiovese Rosata. We will have delicious chocolate and cheese trays for purchase. Please make a reservation to guarantee a tray.
Dono dal Cielo is the perfect place to create a LOVE story. We invite you to join us and cozy up by the fire. Live music from 1-4pm by Two Barrel’s Shy. Onisto’s Italian Food Truck will be serving up delicious Italian food from 12:30-4:30 & we will be selling Chef Daniel from Buonarroti’s family recipe of Tiramisu-ladyfingers dipped in coffee and layered with mascarpone cheese and chocolate by the slice (while supplies last) the perfect treat.
Dora Dain wines will be open Saturday & Sunday by appointment. Catered cheese or chocolate boxes will be available for purchase (please reserve boxes no later than 2/10) We will have small bouques of fresh flowers available for purchase from Dirty Boots Floral. we are currently pouring 6 wines: Viognier, barrel fermented Chardonnay, Rose, Nero D’Avola, Tempranillo & our red blend 4 on the Floor. We feature simple, outdoor tastings in a natural setting.
Lone Buffalo will be featuring food trucks, special wine flights, a winter pink sale, new releases of Viognier & Barbera as well as live music 2/13 from 1-4pm. Susan Stecz with Swarovski Crystal will be there so you can pick out the perfect Valentines gift. Food trucks onsite both Saturday & Sunday.
Mount Saint Joseph’s Vin Uva: Our Valentine’s gift to you for a Perfect Valentine’s Day!!! All Dessert wines 3 for $25!
Mt. Vernon will be serving the most delectable fudge “ever”, along with a sale on their wine on Feb. 13th & 14th – Yum! While you are there come preview their Island which will be opening soon.
PaZa will be featuring a pre – release of our 2020 Petite Sirah Rosé. Hershey’s Hugs & Kisses paired with our wines. The Couch food truck on Feb 14th serving pizza from 1-4PM.
Secret Ravine Vineyards is excited to be open and doing tastings and offering chocolates, Feb 12 – 14, from noon to 5. Hope to see you all real soon.
Viña Castellano will be featuring an intimate Valentines Dinner & Flamenco on 2/13 from 6-9pm. Enjoy a passionate Flamenco performance with guitarist Miguel Padilla, singer Jimmy Kay Ramos & dancer Bianca Rodriguez. Upon arrival we will be serving light tapas and a glass of cava followed by an outstanding Spanish dinner & dessert catered by Silver Spork Catering and of course a bottle of Vina Castellano wine of your choice. Event is limited to 30 guests. More details and tickets can be purchased at Valentine’s Flamenco Dinner – Vina Castellano
On Valentines Day 2/14 from 1-3pm we will be having a Tapas Lunch in the cave prepared by Chef Spenser & Emily Shapton of Silver Sporks Catering. Guests will be entertained by Spanish guitarist Miguel Padilla, includes a glass of Cava or a wine flight. Event is limited to 30 guests. Details and tickets can be purchased at vinacastellano.com/shop-wines/
Wise Villa Spend Valentine’s Day WISELY at Wise Villa Winery this year. From February 11th to Valentine’s Day on the 14th, our esteemed Chef Marc is cooking up an exquisite Valentine’s appetizer, entrée, and dessert fit for a romantic date night. Treat your sweetheart to dinner overlooking panoramic vineyard views, award-winning wine, and gourmet dining. Full menu available. Call us at (916) 543-0323 to make reservations! February 11- 14th | 11:00am-8:00pm | Reservations Required – Call (916) 543-0323″