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Lake County Wine Adventure 2017 presented by PressDemocrat.com
Sat, May 20, 2017, 11:00 AM – Sun, May 21, 2017, 5:00 PM PDT
Are you ready for FUN? Don't miss the 2017 Lake County Wine Adventure. Explore the Lake County wine region and discover what everyone is talking about. More than 25 wineries will throw open their doors to pamper you with wine, delectable food, a memorable experience and FUN! .
Choose a two-day passport adventure good Saturday and Sunday, or if you can only spend a day, enjoy the Sunday only passport, 11am to 5pm both days. Passports are good for entry to all participating wineries. Discover your favorite wines and enjoy the FUN at each location. Plan your route to take in the entire region or select a special few wineries to visit. Either way, get ready for fun! great wines! delicious food! and much more. For more ideas on planning your route, check out our Mini Tours. Look for winery specials offered just for the Wine Adventure weekend. Must be 21 or older to participate.
Two-day passports are $55 advance purchase or $65 at the door. Sunday only passports are $40 advance purchase or $45 at the door. Passport tickets include a commemorative wine glass, bag, wrist band, and entrance to all participating locations. (Purchases completed on Eventbrite will include an additional charge for California Sales Tax.)
Passport Check-in Locations and Friday Early-Bird Passport Kit Pick-up
To get your adventure off to a quick start, we encourage you to start at one of our check-in locations. All members of your party must come in to pick up their passport kits. We will check photo IDs if you look under 35, so please bring it with you. Take advantage of the Friday Early-Bird check-in to avoid the Saturday morning rush.
North to south in the County, these check-in locations include:
Lake County Wine Studio, 9505 Main Street, Upper Lake
Cache Creek Vineyards, 250 New Long Valley Road, Clearlake Oaks
Steele Wines, 4350 Thomas Drive, Kelseyville
Boatique Winery, 8955 Red Hill Road, Kelseyville
Twin Pine "Off the Vine", 2223 Highway 29, Middletown.
These locations will be open on Friday until 5 and at 11 on Saturday and Sunday.
Designated Driver and Transportation Options
We encourage responsible alcohol consumption, so designate a driver and be safe! Designated drivers tickets are on sale for $15. DD's get to enjoy all of the food and fun except of couse the wine. Select the Designated Driver ticket for your DD. For a list of transportation options, check out local information at lakecountywineries.org/adventure/be_safe_designated_driver_options.
Make it a Weekend
Lake County offers accommodations ranging from boutique inns to vacation rentals by owner. Book early for best selection. Check out our accommodation partners listed below or visit LakeCounty.com for more information on lodging options.
Twin Pine Casino and Hotel, Middletown - It’s no surprise that Twin Pine is Wine Country’s favorite place to stay. Treat yourself to a luxury suite complete with a spacious king bed. Soak in the atmosphere in your very own Roman Tub and, with an extra roomy Living Room and Dining Area, there’s ample room to hold court with all your friends. With over 59 rooms, the hotel includes 3 Luxury Suites. Our Deluxe Rooms are furnished with one king bed or two queen beds. Call 800 564-4872 or visit http://www.twinpine.com/
Clear Lake Cottages & Marina, Clear Lake - Lakefront cottages provides a haven for business travelers, active families and bass fishing enthusiasts who want to enjoy the best lodging Clearlake has to offer. Two night minimum. Call 707 995-LAKE (5235) or visit http://www.clearlakecottagesandmarina.com/
Shady Acres Campground, Clear Lake - Shady Acres Campground is located in Clearlake California on the banks of Cache Creek. Whether you are looking for a campsite to park your RV, kayak rentals, great fishing or bird watching, or the latest rage of glamping, Shady Acres has it all! Call 707 994-2236 or visit www.facebook.com/shadyacresclearlake
Featherbed Railroad B&B, Nice - The award-winning Featherbed Railroad, nestled in a park along the shore of Clear Lake in Nice, offers a unique opportunity to stay in one of 9 vintage railroad cabooses converted to individual themed rooms. Two night minimum. Call 707 274-8378 or visit www.featherbedrailroad.com
Konocti Vista Casino Resort, Marina & RV Park, Lakeport - The newly renovated 80 room hotel overlooks the sheltered marina and has a spectacular view across the lake to the mountains in the distance. Adjacent to the casino is a 74 space RV Park. With a free boat launching ramp and free use of the marina (to all hotel and RV Park guests) Konocti Vista Casino is the perfect bass fishing base for Clear Lake, Call 877 577-7829 or visit http://www.konocti-vista-casino.com/accommodations/hotel/
Lakeport English Inn, Lakeport - Charming B&B located on Main Street in Lakeport. For more information visit http://www.lakeportenglishinn.com/ or call 707 263-4317
Tallman Hotel Upper Lake - Located just 10 minutes from the Lake County seat of Lakeport between Blue Lakes and Clear Lake, this handsome country hotel, built in the 1890's, was completely restored and expanded to a 17-room luxury facility in 2006. It is the perfect place to relax, enjoy a good meal at the Blue Wing Restaurant next door and explore the beautiful emerging wine country around Clear Lake. Two night minimum. Call 707 275-2245 or visit www.tallmanhotel.com
Lodge at Blue Lakes, Upper Lake - At The Lodge at Blue Lakes, bask in the luxury of a Deluxe Jacuzzi room, king size poster beds, travertine tiles, Jacuzzi tubs, double shower heads, tastefully remodeled rooms, hardwood floors, top of the line furnishings and so much more. Call 707 275-2181 or visit http://www.thelodgeatbluelakes.com
LakeCounty.com - For more accommodation listings go to http://lakecounty.com/accommodation/
Book your room early for the best selection.
Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
You must be 21 or older to participate in any of our Wine Adventure Passport weekend. Photo ID will be checked if you look under 35, so please have it with you.
What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
We are committed to responsible hospitality and encourage you to have a designated driver or reserve a limo or other transportation for your passport adventure. Check our Designated Driver list for transportation options. Make your reservations early as these fill up fast.
How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
You can contact Lake County Winery Association Director by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at 707 357.5237 for questions.
What's the refund policy?
We will honor refund requests up to the close of the on-line ticket sales on May 19th if you have an unexpected change of plans. Contact event organizer by email at email@example.com for all refund requests. We hope that this does not happen as we are really excited that you are coming to our 2017 event and looking forward to seeing you!
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Having your printed ticket with you will speed up your check-in process, so we encourage you to print it out and bring it along.
Can I update my registration information?
You can update your registration information on Eventbrite, including changes in desired check-in venues. We encourage you to select a check-in venue to make sure that your passport kits are readily available when you go to the location. However, all participating Wine Adventure locations will have a small supply of passport kits if you select one other than our check-in locations.
Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?
You may transfer your registration and ticket by updating the ticket information on Eventbrite no later than noon on May 19th. Transfers after that date will not be honored.