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NEW: An Intimate Conversation with Wine Icon and Oakland Wine Festival Board Member, Cyril Chappellet

By Shundria Reed

Oakland Wine Festival Kick Off Wine Tasting and Soiree!

SOLD OUT-THANK YOU

March 26, 2017   2:30pm-5:00pm

Featuring: Chappellet Vineyards & Sonoma-Loeb

Join Kelsey Baldwin and Melody Fuller for a seated tasting of exquisite wines followed by wines introduced during the Soiree and Silent Auction!

Location: Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel, Oakland, California

PLEASE PURCHASE YOUR $45 TICKET TODAY

Enjoy a Sunday afternoon of fine wines from acclaimed Chappellet Vineyards & Sonoma-Loeb. Our Soiree includes delicious foods selected to complement the carefully selected wines .

The Oakland Wine Festival is sponsored by:

SILVERADO VINEYARDS  (Founding)

Rombauer Vineyards, Chappellet Vineyards, Sonoma-Loeb, Peju Province Winery, WineDirect and more!

Welcome to the Oakland Wine Festival!

Advanced Tickets On Sale for the Third Annual Oakland Wine Festival

        Full and half day packages are available as well as a la carte tickets

BUY NOW FOR EXCEPTIONAL SAVINGS

Schedule of Events:

Another Oakland Wine Festival First!

  THE JUDGEMENT OF OAKLANDTM

10:00am-12:00pm

California’s Original Double Blind Wine Tasting and Voting Including Consumers The Double Blind Wine Tasting is an innovative way to educate and surprise the expert or novice with over 100 elegantly bagged wines.  This premier event opens the Third Annual Oakland Wine Festival. Taste side by side with winemakers, restaurateurs, sommeliers, media and other novices and experts!

Your opinion counts in the: 2017 JUDGEMENT OF OAKLANDTM

 

Intimate Winemaker Luncheon

1:00pm-3:00pm

You and five other food and wine enthusiasts will be seated at an intimate table, in a historic environment, within a beautiful oasis. The seventh person seated at your table is a well-known winemaker or sommelier and your new best friend. The winemaker will select four spectacular wines to pair with your four-course summer themed menu of delightful courses. You will have ample time to savor every bite and take in every sip in a relaxed and luxurious setting.

15 Year Retrospective Tasting Featuring: Silverado Vineyards Infamous: SOLO!!

3:30pm-5:00pm Join Founding Sponsor, Silverado Vineyards for a 15 Year Anniversary retrospective tasting of SOLO.  This is a do not miss seated experience is led by Russ Weis.

Elegant Grand Tasting: Seated or Poolside

4:00pm-6:30pm

Join our Honorary Steering Committee Members: Russ Weis, Silverado Vineyards; KR Rombauer, III; Kelsey Baldwin, Sonoma-Loeb; Cyril Chappellet, Chappellet Vineyards; Herta Peju, Peju Winery and a host of other winemakers and wineries for a seated or poolside wine tastings and conversation!

Winemakers Supper Club and Tasting

7:30pm

Winemakers, food and music!  Enjoy this casual event and strike up a conversation about the day and night with amazing winemakers.

Dinner with the Winemaker

7:30pm

Enjoy a nice and relaxed 5 course dinner with the winemaker. These dinners will be held in beautiful rooms at the Claremont Club and Spa, A Fairmont Hotel. 

Wine Society’s Benefactors Dinner with Silverado Vineyards

7:30pm

Join Russ Weis for a very special 5-course Dinner.  This dinner is for the founding benefactors. SOLD OUT!  

Wine Society’s Patrons Dinner with KR Rombauer, III

7:30pm

Join KR Rombauer for a lovely sunset Dinner.  This dinner is for our loyal patrons. SOLD OUT! 

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: The Wines of South Africa!!!

The Wines of South Africa is the international wine region highlighted for the 3rd Annual Oakland Wine Festival.  We will present a full day of blind tastings, special presentations, Winemaker Luncheons, Seated Tastings, Standing/Poolside Tastings, a Private Reception and a glorious Winemaker Dinner featuring wines from South Africa.

Returning Sponsors and Partners: Sonoma Country Tourism and the Napa Valley Vintners Association will have special presentations as well! 

BUY NOW

Full and half day packages are available as well as a la carte tickets

 

Fine Wine Glass Ceiling Shatters:

Oakland Wine Festival Judgement of Oakland TM Full Report and Results

Results Released
Another Oakland Wine Festival First!

THE JUDGEMENT OF OAKLAND™

California’s First Double Blind Wine Tasting and Voting

Including consumers in our First Double Blind Wine Tasting was an innovative way to educate and surprise the expert or the novice with over 100 elegantly bagged wines.  Consumers tasted side by side with winemakers, restaurateurs, sommeliers, media, trade and other novices and experts!

Every opinion counted in the: 2016 JUDGEMENT OF OAKLANDTM

Oakland Wine and Food Society, Est. 2015

Thank you to our Presenters!

July 16, 2016

Napa Valley Vintner’s: Napa Rocks!

Sonoma County Tourism Welcomes You!


Acclaimed Winemaker, Julio Mourelle, from SPAIN who has been the winemaker at Marqués de Griñón since 1995

 Carolyn Gallagher, an amazing wine educator and private tour host from ARGENTINA

Evan Goldstein, Master Sommelier, the wines of SOUTH AMERICA

 

July 15, 2017