21st Annual AV Pinot Noir Festival – Winery Open Houses


Hosted by Anderson Valley Wines Contact Host


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Price Free
Fee $0.00

Event Description


at the winery tasting rooms of our local Grand Tasting participating wineries along Highway 128.

Live music, perfectly paired small bites, discounts on wine sales, and a few surprises. A wonderful way to spend the day soaking in the beauty of Anderson Valley, and all the varieties of wines produced here in addition to Pinot Noir. 

Most Winery Open Houses are complimentary for guests wearing their wristband from Saturday's Grand Tasting.  Some may charge a tasting fee. 

Many are also pet-friendly, map your route and check in advance.




Artevino/Maple Creek Winery
Start your tour through the Anderson Valley by stopping at Maple Creek Winery. We will have our award-winning Chardonnays, Pinot Noirs, Zinfandels, and our blends available for you along with some tasty bites.
20799 Highway 128, Yorkville, 707-895-3001, 11am to 5pm

Balo Vineyards
Join us for a food & wine pairing experience, putting new twists on old favorites! We're celebrating our newest releases of 2016 Estate Pinot Noirs, cult favorite Pinot Noir Blanc, and Rose. Our Winemaker will be on hand to answer all your questions. Need a mixed case for the summer? 30% OFF cases & FREE SHIPPING Sunday only!! Enjoy a relaxing game of bocce or stroll the vineyards, truly a one-of-a-kind Anderson Valley experience.
9001 Highway 128, Philo, 707-895-3655, 11am to 5pm

Baxter Winery
Taste our hand-crafted wines and have last chance access to certain limited edition vineyard Pinots while enjoying delicious paired cheeses with Phillip and Claire Baxter, and Mark.
8660 Highway 128, in downtown Philo, 707-895- 3173, 11am to 4pm

Bee Hunter Wine
We are excited to participate for the first time as Vintners!!! Come in to Yorkville Market to stretch your legs and sip while you grab a snack en route to Anderson Valley's 21st annual Pinot Fest! Located right on Highway 128 on your way to and from the redwoods, Yorkville is a great community where you can pre-game with us on Friday between 5:30-9pm, and swing through on the way home for our Open House on Sunday between 12-5pm. Featuring our 4 Pinot Noirs, Rose, and a Sparkling Riesling for extra fun!!!
26701 Highway 128, Yorkville, 707-894-9456, 12pm-5pm, www.BeeHunterWine.com

Brutocao Cellars
Join us for our annual "Pinot Party" on the patio with tastings of our brand new Candelabra Pinot Noir along with all of your Brutocao favorites. Relax in our casual atmosphere with pulled pork sliders, coleslaw, and our famous port brownies all while listening to the cool jazz of the Bob Day Band.
7000 Highway 128, Philo, 707-895-2152, 11am to 5pm

Domaine Anderson
Join us in the heart of the Valley for Pinot, Ribs, and Jazz! We will be pairing new releases and library Pinot Noir with Burt's famous Hoisin Ribs as you hang out under the oaks entertained by the Burton Seagall Band.
9201 Highway 128, Philo, 707-895-3626, 11am to 4pm

Drew Family Cellars
Come join us Sunday May 20th for an open house in our tasting room in The Madrones collective in Philo. We'll have some small bites to accompany several of our single vineyard Pinot Noirs along with some library selections.
9000 Highway 128, Philo, 707-895-9599, 11am to 5pm

Foursight Wines
Kick off the day at Foursight and enjoy fresh oysters paired with our crisp whites (until they run out) so get here early! Enjoy hand-carved prosciutto, cheese and other small bites while tasting a special flight of our estate-grown wines. Come sip and savor at our winery just south of Boonville.
14475 Hwy 128, Boonville, 707- 895-2889, 10:30am to 4:30pm, Info@FoursightWines.com

Greenwood Ridge Vineyards
(((RIBS, PINOT and LIVE MUSIC))) Greenwood Ridge will be pairing our six different Pinots with our savory barbequed pork ribs doused in our house made barbeque sauce. We will also be breaking into our library vintage wines as well. All this as you rock out to a local favorite band, BOONFIRE.
5501 Highway 128, Philo, 707-895-2002, 10am to 5pm

Handley Cellars
Join us on Pinot Festival Sunday for wine tasting, library wines and barrel tasting. Chef Christina Jones of The Q at Aquarelle has created a Duck Sausage to pair perfectly with our wines in honor of Pinot Fest Open House.
3151 Highway 128, Philo, 800-733-3151, 11am to 4pm

We will be tasting our newly-released 2012 Pinot Noir as well as select library wines which will be offered at a one-day only discount! Enjoy artisanal cheeses, salmon, sauted mushrooms on toast with herbed truffle oil, and savory chicken sausage hors doeuvres. Sip Harmonique wines and view the extensive art display.
14051 Highway 128, Boonville (inside the John Hanes Art Gallery), 707-895-9300, 11am to 5pm

Husch Vineyards
Join Husch Vineyards on the deck to relax, sip and savor special food pairings. Terry Simchik will be back playing classic jazz on guitar. Bring your picnic lunch to enjoy at one of the many picnic tables and take a self-guided vineyard tour to stretch your legs. We look forward to your visit.
4400 Highway 128 in Philo, 800-554-8724, 10am to 5pm

Lazy Creek Vineyards
Drive up a narrow, dirt road off Highway 128 and across three, rough-hewn bridges surrounded by Redwoods and rambling bushes to beautiful Lazy Creek Vineyards. Complimentary tasting for Grand Tasting participants. Award-winning Pinots, brick-oven pizzas, and 20% off all wine and merchandise.
4741 Highway 128, Philo, 707-895-3623, 11am to 4pm, www.LazyCreekVineyards.com. Follow us on Facebook!

Lichen Estate
Lichen Estate is offering Paella and Pinot Noir, featuring Proprietor Ana Lucia Benitez-Stewart's Ecuadorian family recipe of Paella. We'll be pouring a vertical of our Estate Pinot Noirs, from 2012 to the current release of 2015, and all will be offered for sale during the Open House.
11001 Country Road 151, Boonville, 707-895-7949, 11am to 5pm

Long Meadow Ranch
Long Meadow Ranch winery will open its Anderson Valley Tasting Room for the first time on Sunday, May 20th in celebration of the Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival! Stop by to taste the full lineup of their Anderson Valley wines, along with culinary treats from their culinary team. For more information contact Mark@LongMeadowRanch.com.
9000 Highway 128 (in The Madrones), Philo, 10am to 5pm

Lula Cellars
Come taste our fantastic newest releases paired with delicious small bites including: Apple bacon wrapped blue cheese stuffed dates, slices of grilled chicken sausage with a spicy apple chutney dipping sauce or spicy pineapple chutney, and Matos St. Jorge cheese and crackers. Special section set up just for Wine Club members with library wine tasting and special pricing on our Pinots. We hope you can join in the fun and celebration of all things Pinot and Lula! Admission is free, value is priceless. Pet-friendly!
2800 Guntly Road (at Highway 128), Philo, 707-895-3737, 11am to 5pm

Maryetta Wines
Come visit our newly opened Tasting Room in downtown Boonville. We will be releasing our 2016 vintage wines (total of 4 wines). Our wines will be paired with the best Old-fashioned doughnuts in the Valley - Chocolate and Maple.
14251 California 128, Boonville, 805-712-8862, 11am to 4pm

Meyer Family Cellars
When you combine our dynamic winemaking duo of Matt and Karen Meyer along with bites from Chef Jay, arguably the best cook in the Anderson Valley, you get one hell of an open house. We figured you only have a First Pinot Open House once so we might as well go big. Come join us for wood-fired Pizza, Pinot-braised lamb, barrel samples, new releases, bocce, cellar tours, and much more. Pinot will have its friends on hand in case youd like to taste Sauvignon Blanc, Rose, Chardonnay, Syrah, or Cabernet Sauvignon.
19750 Highway 128, Yorkville, 707-895-2341, 11am to 5pm

Navarro Vineyards
Please join us for our Pinot Noir open house on Sunday, May 20th. We will have several Pinot's available for tasting, including some oldies but goodies from the cellar along with several of our other award winning wines. Additionally, we will be offering Pinot samplers with special, increased discounts and a food and wine paring of Pinot and porcini palmiers.
5601 Highway 128, Philo 707-895-3686, 10am-6pm, www.NavarroWine.com

Nelson Hill Winery
Stop by Nelson Hill and join us lounging in our backyard, under the hundred-year-old walnut tree. Well be tasting some library vintages as well as some yet to be released Nelson Hill Pinot Noir. We will also be tasting award-winning cheese from France along with our fabulous local cheeses. An assortment of chocolates will be paired with our food friendly Pinot Noir. If you are adventurous and have some comfortable shoes, you can check out the ancient Mill Creek that runs along the vineyard and through the property.
3900 Highway 128, Philo, (at 18 mile marker across from Nash Mill Road), 707-895-2555, 11am to 4pm

Pennyroyal Farm
Join us at Pennyroyal Farm on Sunday, May 20 and continue the Pinot Fest Celebration with a complimentary Bar Tasting of our estate grown wines! Stay a while and experience a Farmstead Wine & Food Pairing -- five wines paired with five farmstead bites, available by reservation at 11:30am and 3pm; $55 per adult (21+). Or go on a Farm Tour to learn more about our regenerative wine and cheese making methods -- concludes with a tasting -- available by reservation at 11am and 2pm; $20 per adult (21+) and $10 for ages 5-20.
14930 Highway 128, Boonville, 707-895-2410, 10am-6pm, www.PennyroyalFarm.com

Phillips Hill Winery
Enjoy wine and food pairings while listening to traditional and contemporary Hawaiian music from the Hui-Arago Band. We will be pouring our terroir focused Pinot Noirs and refreshing whites. Complete your tasting experience with French-inspired BBQ bites above the creek at our historical Tasting Room in Philo.
5101 Highway 128, Philo, 707-895-2209, 10:30am to 5pm, www.PhillipsHill.com

Philo Ridge Vineyards
Well be tasting our soon to be released Pinot Noirs, as well as offering smokin' hot deals on our current release Pinots, for this day only.
14125 Highway 128, Downtown Boonville, 707-895-3036, 11am to 5pm

Roederer Estate
Join us on our beautiful patio overlooking the valley, a bottle of sparkling wine, and Boont Berry small bites! What a wonderful day.
4501 Highway 128, Philo, 707-895-2288 ext. 22, 11am to 4pm

Scharffenberger Cellars
Join us for Libby's pop-up taco bar! Libby herself will be serving up Soft Tacos with Carnitas, Chicken and Veggie. Come sit in our beautiful Garden! Buy a bottle of wine and enjoy the Tacos we remember (and love)!
8501 Highway 128, in beautiful Downtown Philo, 707-895-2957, 11am to 4pm

Smith Story Wine Cellars
It's all about the wine at our Open House this year! We are excited to release our first Anderson Valley Pinot Gris from Filigreen Farm and our new 2016 Helluva Vineyard Pinot Noir. Also, all guests will be added to our allocations list for the upcoming 2016 Nash Mill Vineyard Pinot Noir (the 2015 recently scored 93 pts from Antonio Galloni). We are looking forward to a seriously fun day of wine with you! - Ali & Eric Story
9000 Highway 128, Philo, 707-494-5575, 12pm to 5pm

Toulouse Vineyards
Join us for some one-on-one time with Vern and our spectacular view while sipping on our small production Pinots and crisp, dry whites paired with handmade tacos. Dog Friendly!
8001 Highway 128, Philo, 707-895-2828, 11am to 5pm

Witching Stick Wines
Come sample a vertical of Cerise Vineyard Pinot Noir, the premiere releases of our 2015 Fashauer Vineyard Pinot Noir, and 2016 Perli Vineyard Chardonnay. Enjoy fresh homemade bread and charcuterie as well as a pairing of homemade brownies with our 2015 Zinfandel Dessert Wine.
8627 Highway 128, Philo, 707-895-3454, 11am to 5pm

Thank you to our generous sponsors.

Anderson Valley Winegrowers Association

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