Kick-Off Events


Oakland Wine Festival Kick Off Wine Tasting and Soiree!

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 .

Oakland Wine Festival Kick Off Wine Tasting and Soiree!

SOLD OUT!!  Thank you!

February 26, 2017   2:30pm-5:00pm

Featuring: Rombauer Vineyards

Join KR Rombauer, III for a seated tasting of exquisite wines followed by wines introduced during the Soiree and Silent Auction!

JOIN US AT:
Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel, Oakland, California
PLEASE PURCHASE YOUR $45 TICKET TODAY
Enjoy a Sunday afternoon of fine wines from acclaimed Rombauer Vineyards.
Our Soiree includes delicious foods selected to complement the wines of Rombauer Vineyards.

The Oakland Wine Festival is sponsored by:
SILVERADO VINEYARDS  (Founding)
Rombauer Vineyards, Chappellet Vineyards, Sonoma-Loeb, Peju Province Winery, WineDirect and more!

Oakland Wine Festival Kick Off Wine Tasting and Soiree!

SOLD OUT-RECORD ATTENDANCE-THANK YOU!!

January 29, 2017   2:30pm-5:00pm

Featuring: Silverado Vineyards

Join Russ Weis for a seated tasting of 6 exquisite wines followed by 4 amazing wines introduced during the Soiree and Silent Auction!

JOIN US AT:
Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel, Oakland, California
PLEASE PURCHASE YOUR $45 TICKET TODAY
Enjoy a Sunday afternoon of fine wines from acclaimed Silverado Vineyards.
Our Soiree includes delicious foods selected to complement the wines of Silverado Vineyards.

The Oakland Wine Festival is sponsored by:
SILVERADO VINEYARDS  (Founding)
Rombauer Vineyards, Chappellet Vineyards, Sonoma-Loeb, Peju Province Winery, WineDirect and more!

Check Back for our other Exciting 2017 Events

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SOLD OUT!

Oakland Wine and Food Society

2nd Annual Oakland Wine Festival Kick Off Party  Saturday, June 11, 2016

Van Dyk Family Wines Wine Tasting Class and Soiree: May 24, 2016, 6:00pm
Oakland Location: Sequoyah Country Club

“Celebrating Our Elderly with Dignity and Respect”

 

Join proprietor Elizabeth Van Dyk for an exquisite 6 wine showcase of renowned winemaker:

Victoria Coleman’s legendary wines!

The Oakland Wine Festival Honored Victoria at our 2015 Winemaker Awards


The Van Dyk Family Wines portfolio includes exceptional Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay.

It is our goal to use this new venture as a means of bringing together our two greatest passions, caring for an aging population and great wine. Through these wines we hope to remind everyone of what our seniors have done for us.
It is our intent to donate the profits from this venture to Alzheimers and other senior care organizations.
—Bob & Elizabeth Van Dyk

We will open the evening with a seated six-wine tasting.  We will follow our relaxed and interactive tasting with bountiful and delicious foods prepared by Chef Allen Vitti. An extra special limited release wine will be highlighted during our Soiree.
These intimate evenings are opportunities to build relationships, learn about exquisite wines, and support our amazing friends who are working with me to bring world-class wine events to Oakland and the Greater Bay Area.To attend this event at a special price, we invite you to become a member of the Oakland Wine and Food Society!

The Oakland Wine and Food Society hosts the Oakland Wine Festival’s Monthly Kick-Off wine tasting classes, soirees and dinners which feature the winemakers and leaders of our Honorary Steering Committee.  

Please save the following dates for our 2016 events!

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2016 EVENTS:

Oakland Wine and Food Society

Smith-Madrone Vineyards and Winery  

Wine Tasting Class and Soiree:
April 26, 2016 6:00pm

SOLD OUT!! 

Thank you

Oakland Location: Sequoyah Country Club


The Oakland Wine Festival Monthly Kick-Off Wine Tasting Classes and Soirees with the winemakers and leadership of our Honorary Steering Committee are opportunities to further build relationships, learn about exquisite wines, and support these amazing friends who are working to bring a world-class event to Oakland and the Greater Bay Area.

Join Melody Fuller and Bonnie Zimmermann for an evening of 6 wines poured during the seated wine tasting. A lively Soiree follows with more wines and delicious foods. Ryan Williams, the Oakland Wine Festival’s Honorary Sommelier and Sommelier Chairperson will co-present this evening!

To attend this event at a special price, we invite you to become a member of the Oakland Wine and Food Society!

The Oakland Wine and Food Society hosts the Oakland Wine Festival’s Monthly Kick-Off wine tasting classes, soirees and dinners which feature the winemakers and leaders of our Honorary Steering Committee.  

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Oakland Wine and Food Society

Chappellet Vineyards  and Sonoma-Loeb Wine Tasting Class and Soiree: March 22, 2016, 6:00pm Oakland Location: Sequoyah Country Club 

SOLD OUT!!  Thank you.

Join Trey Blankenship and Melody Fuller for an exquisite 10 wine showcase of renowned winemaker, Philip Corolla-Titus’s  legendary red and white wines! 

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The Chappellet portfolio includes exceptional Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, Mountain Cuvee, Merlot, Zinfandel and Cabernet Franc.

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Sonoma-Loeb, member of The Chappellet Family of Wines, produces limited Pinot Noir, Viognier and Chardonnay wines from distinctive Sonoma County vineyards.

We will open the evening with a seated six-wine tasting.  We will follow our relaxed and interactive tasting with bountiful and delicious foods prepared by Chef Allen Vitti.  Four additional wines will be highlighted during our Soiree.  These intimate evenings are opportunities to build relationships, learn about exquisite wines, and support our amazing friends who are working with me to bring world-class wine events to Oakland and the Greater Bay Area.

To attend this event at a special price, we invite you to become a member of the Oakland Wine and Food Society!

Oakland Wine and Food Society

Rombauer Vineyards Winemaker Dinner: February 23, 2016, 6:00pm Oakland Location: Sequoyah Country Club  

 SOLD OUT!  Thank you

Join KR Rombauer, III for an exquisite 6 course dinner showcasing his delicious red and white wines! 

KR will open the evening with an additional 4 wines for a special pre-dinner reception. The Oakland Wine and Food Society hosts the Oakland Wine Festival’s Monthly Kick-Off wine tasting classes, soirees and dinners with the winemakers and leaders of our Honorary Steering Committee.  These intimate evenings are opportunities to further build relationships, learn about exquisite wines, and support our amazing friends who are working with me to bring world-class wine events to Oakland and the Greater Bay Area.sm.rombauer

Enjoy a fun evening with KR, Rombauer, III and the portfolio of Rombauer wines!

Cost: $105.00

To attend this event at a special price, we invite you to become a member of the Oakland Wine and Food Society!

You may pay by check as well (By 2/20/16): Oakland Wine and Food Society, 1354 Barrows Road, Suite 102, Oakland, CA 94610

NOTE:  The purchase button allows you to purchase one ticket at a time (our apologies).  We will upgrade for our next event!


Oakland Wine Festival

Silverado Vineyards Wine Tasting Class and Soiree: January 25, 2016, 6:00pm
Oakland Location: Sequoyah Country Club

The Oakland Wine Festival Monthly Kick-Off Wine Tasting Classes and Soirees with the winemakers and leadership of our Honorary Steering Committee are opportunities to build relationships, learn about exquisite wines, and support these amazing friends who are working to bring a world-class event to Oakland and the Greater Bay Area!
Join Russ Weis for an evening of 6 wines poured during the seated wine tasting.  A lively Soiree follows with 4 more wines and delicious foods.

 SOLD OUT!  Thank you

Enjoy an educational and fun evening of Silverado Vineyards wines and delicious foods.

Cost: $75.00

To attend this event at a special price, we invite you to become a member of the Oakland Wine and Food Society!

You may pay by check as well (By 1/22/16): Oakland Wine and Food Society, 1354 Barrows Road, Suite 102, Oakland, CA 94610.


Past Events (2015)

The Oakland Wine Festival Presents a Delightful Evening:

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                 EST. 2015

Please join us on November 10, 2015 to learn about the society.
TIME: 6:30pm
PLACE: Sequoyah Country Club,  4500 Heafy Road, Oakland, CA 94605
No RSVP Needed

The Oakland Wine Festival Founder, Melody Fuller, and The Sequoyah Country Club also present a conversation, reading, and book signing with Frances Dinkelspiel, author of newly released Tangled Vines.

Tuesday, November 10, 2015
7:00pm
Sequoyah Country Club, 4500 Heafy Road, Oakland, CA 94605

Light nibbles provided.  No Host Bar.


Winemaker Awards and Kick Off Party

The Oakland Wine Festival wishes to highlight and honor  the following winemakers:  Vanessa Robledo, Victoria Coleman, Theodora Lee and Kent Rosenblum.

SOLD OUT

July 7, 2015,  6:00pm at Rosenblum Cellars


Oakland Wine Festival Kick Off Tasting Classes and Soirees:

The Oakland Wine Festival Monthly Kick-Off Wine Tasting Classes and Soirees with the winemakers and leadership of our Honorary Steering Committee are scheduled as follows:

June 16, 2015, Hestan Vineyards at the Waterfront Hotel, Oakland, California. SOLD OUT

May 5, 2015, Pride Mountain Vineyards at Pican Restaurant, Oakland, California. SOLD OUT

April 21, 2015, Opus One Winery at the Waterfront Hotel, Oakland, California.  SOLD OUT

March 24, 2015, Silverado Vineyards at Parliament, Oakland, California.   SOLD OUT

February 24, 2015, Rombauer Vineyards at Pican Restaurant, Oakland, California.  SOLD OUT

January, 27, 2015, Smith-Madrone Vineyards and Winery at the Bay Grape, Oakland, California.  SOLD OUT

Please contact Melody Fuller at Starwriter1@msn.com or by calling 510-893-1929 for additional information.

July 15, 2017