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DIRECTIONS FOR PURCHASING ABOVE:
*Please purchase your ticket based on the winery location from the list of wineries above. ($35 ticket price covers all wineries for entire weekend).
On the day of the event, you will need to present your ticket to the winery you selected in order to receive your tasting glass to begin your tour. You will then be able to visit other wineries throughout the rest of the weekend after your visit to your starting winery location. If you are unable to purchase tickets for a specific starting location, then that winery is at capacity for the start of the event and you'll need to select an alternative winery.
BRING OUT THE BARREL
January 28 -29, 2012
11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Be among the first to discover the nuances of a new vintage by joining El Dorado’s award winning winemakers in their cellars for a weekend of barrel tasting. Wine lovers of all levels will get the opportunity to taste many varietals and learn more from local vintners.
A total of 27 El Dorado wineries are offering samples straight from the barrel. The weekend features sales on wine futures, light appetizers and demonstrations.
A self-guided tour of 27 wineries throughout the El Dorado foothills – just an hour from Sacramento or South Lake Tahoe, and about 2 hours from the Bay Area.
Weekend pass: $35
Designated drivers: $10
(Designated driver tickets cover food, entertainment, education and fun without wine. This person gets to enjoy all of the activities while being the responsible driver.)
Looking for another fun wine weekend to enjoy? We invite you to our 21st Annual PASSPORT WEEKENDS April 14 & 15, and April 21-22. Tickets on sale in January 2012 at http://www.eldoradowines.org
Passport weekends sell out quickly, too.
IF YOU ALREADY HAVE A TICKET:
Print out details on participating wineries, and a printer-friendly map at: www.ElDoradoWines.org/events.html
You must bring your ticket to your starting winery location where you'll receive a tasting glass to begin your tour.
Please, taste responsibly. It's OK to: Swirl. Sniff. Sip. Spit.
Questions? (800) 306-3956, or firstname.lastname@example.org
No one under 21, including babies and children. Be prepared to show your ID at each winery location. Please do not bring pets. Sorry, but we cannot accommodate buses this weekend.
Indoor event, held rain or shine. Tickets are non-refundable. Sorry, we can't change starting winery location.
El Dorado Wine Country
Visit Us Year – Round
Just a little over two hours from San Francisco, El Dorado’s wineries beckon visitors with award-winning wines, friendly tasting room staff to allow both beginning wine tasters and experts to explore our wine country. El Dorado wineries are also family friendly with outside areas for picnics.
In El Dorado wine country you will find hundreds of microclimates from 1,200 to 3,500 feet, nearly 50 varieties of grapes, dozens of artisan winemakers with a passion for experimenting with all of the above to achieve exceptional wines.
A unique experience always awaits you to wine taste with an owner or winemaker. Come visit to explore the distinctive characteristics that set El Dorado apart from any other AVA. Learn more about our wines and events at www.eldoradowines.org.
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