Visit Santa Rosa Announces Wine Roads 15th Annual Wine & Food Affair; Event Draws Connoisseurs & Tasters from Across the Nation

Santa Rosa, California (PRWEB) October 01, 2013

This November over 100 of the most loved area wineries will open their doors for the popular 15th Annual Wine & Food Affair. Wine country chefs, caterers & winery culinary teams will prepare unique recipes to compliment a highlighted wine at each winery. During the weekends festivities guests visit an impressive list of wineries spanning the Alexander, Dry Creek and Russian River Valleys, taste the food & wine offerings, try other wines from the wineries, and take home the event cookbook with all of the participating recipes for the weekend (included in the ticket price). The event is Saturday & Sunday November 2, 2013 November 3, 2013 – 11 am to 4 pm each day. This event does sell out and there are no ticket sales at the doors of the wineries for this event. Prices are $ 70 Weekend; $ 50 Sunday only; $ 30 Designated Driver – for tickets and more information please visit

Each year thousands of food & wine lovers travel to Northern Sonoma County to attend the highly revered Wine & Food Affair. This premier event produced by Wine Road is a rare opportunity to experience up-close and in-person what vintners are producing and how they personally recommend complementing their wine with food. A Wine & Food Affair has been very well received says Events Manager, Lynn Thomas and has a remarkably high number of returning guests each year who bring their friends and family to introduce them to the event. This year were welcoming over 5,000 attendees, press & invited guests. Each participating winery prepares a unique recipe to go along with their wine. During the weekends festivities attendees visit their choice of wineries from the 107 locations on the list and taste from their delicious offerings. The event includes numerous celebrated wineries throughout the Alexander, Dry Creek and Russian River Valleys and each will reveal their favorite recipe, prepared both days for sampling, in the beloved cookbook attendees take home; Tasting Along the Wine Road.

The impressive list of award-winning participating wineries includes: DeLoach Vineyards, Francis Ford Coppola Winery, Balletto Vineyards & Winery, Clos du Bois, D’Argenzio Winery, Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate & Gardens, Korbel Champagne Cellars, Paradise Ridge Winery, Trione Vineyards & Winery, Trattore Estate Wines and many, many more. Visitors can see a Google map of all of the 2013 participants, create their own printable event map & itinerary for the weekend and find winery locations & the special recipe each will prepare & serve for the event to plan which to visit.

About Wine Road

Wine Road, an association of wineries and lodgings in the Alexander, Dry Creek, and Russian River Valleys, presents three events each year: Winter WINEland in January; Barrel Tasting in March; and A Wine & Food Affair in November. You can read more about the events and create online interactive maps of the region here.

About Visit Santa Rosa

Visit Santa Rosa provides assistance to visitors and groups seeking information about lodging, dining and entertainment opportunities in Santa Rosa. The bureau also operates an Official State of California Welcome Center, and helps to bring major events to Santa Rosa. For more information, please call (707) 577-8674 or

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