Fri, Jan 12, 2018 - Mon, Jan 15, 2018
11:00 AM to 4:30 PM Venue: Andis Wines, Scott Harvey Wine, Vino Noceto, Taste Restaurant
Andis Wines, Scott Harvey Wines, and Vino Noceto will host a weekend of events to celebrate the continuing vivacity of the Original Grandpère Vineyard (OGP), also known as Vineyard 1869. Over the course of four days, guests to Amador County will have a chance to taste, sip, and explore the Zinfandel vineyard heralded as the oldest documented Zinfandel Vineyard in America.
The Original Grandpère Vineyard, also known as Vineyard 1869, is the oldest documented Zinfandel vineyard in America dating back to the 1860’s, and was named 2016 Vineyard of the Year by the California State Fair. Still in production today, only four wineries are privileged enough to receive fruit from this vineyard, three in Amador County - Andis Wines, Scott Harvey Wines, and Vino Noceto – with the fourth being Macchia in Lodi.
Feast - The weekend kicks off Friday, January 12th at the award-winning Taste Restaurant, where a special Prix-Fix menu will highlight pairings with the OGP/Vineyard 1869 Zinfandel offerings from Andis Wines, Scott Harvey Wines, and Vino Noceto. To make reservations, please contact Taste Restaurant directly at (209) 245-3463. This dinner will be offered Friday-Sunday, January 12-14. (Dinner Separate from ticket price below).
Unique Tastings – Saturday-Monday, January 13-15th, each winery will be offering current and library vintage tastings of their OGP/Vineyard 1869 Zinfandel, paired with small bites. Passport tickets can be purchased in advance or in-person “day-of” at all three wineries for $30. The passport ticket will grant you access to all three locations, plus a 15% discount on “OGP” Zinfandel purchases for the weekend.
Vineyard Tours – Saturday Jan. 13th & Sunday Jan. 14th you’ll have the chance to walk amongst the ancient vines themselves – Saturday with winemaker Rusty Folena of Vino Noceto and Sunday, with past proprietor & winemaker, Scott Harvey. Tours will meet at the vineyard at 10am, weather permitting. The tasting passport and tour package is $40 per person. Reservations are required, as space is limited to 24 people.
To purchase your Tasting Passport Ticket or Tasting & Tour Package, visit any of the three winery websites under their “Events” page or stop by the tasting rooms in-person.
5:30pm Depart from Baker Street West to National Hotel.
Fascinating tales of life on the Titanic by Historian Barbara Chronowski! Chronowski portrayed first-class passenger and survivor in blockbuster motion picture.
Experience life as it was lived a century ago! Marvels of the Ship! Gossip! Fashion and manners of the time! A 6-7 course extravaganza prepared by the renowned National Hotel with sumptuous dishes recreated from the Titanic Ship’s last menu.
Live music from the motion picture by “Sequoia.”
Please dress for the occasion. Life jackets optional.
The hits of Marvin Gaye, Bill Withers, Lou Rawls, Sam Cooke, Aretha Franklin, Donny Hathaway and more! This will be a fabulous evening of soul and R&B hit.
After 20 years as the lead vocalist for Santana, Tony Lindsay has garnered 11 Grammy awards, traveled on several world tours and recorded on seven CDs.
Vocalist Fred Ross was born and raised in San Francisco has been playing in the Bay Area for 35 or so… years with some of the best local Bands in the Bay…Recorded with Aretha Franklin, Boz Scaggs, Narada Michael Walden, PeeWee Eills, Fred Wesley and many more.
Rounding out the line up is Allen Leong on keyboards and vocals, David Jones on bass, David Stuhl on guitar, and Deszon Claibourne on drums.
This was a killer show last year that nearly sold out, the vocals alone are amazing, and the musicianship is excellent.