3rd Annual “Passport to the East Bay Wine Trail”

Saturday April 10, 2010 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm 

Presented by the East Bay Vintner’s Alliance (EBVA), this year’s “Passport to the East Bay Wine Trail” promises to enlighten the senses as nineteen urban wineries– many that are not usually open to the public- will pour their wares at seven distinct tasting rooms located in Emeryville, Oakland and Alameda.  

This year’s participating wineries include Adams Point, Andrew Lane, Aubin Cellars, Blacksmith Cellars, Ceruitti Cellars, Dashe Cellars, Eno Wines, Irish Monkey, JC Cellars, Periscope Cellars, Prospect 772, R&B Cellars, Rock Wall Wine Company, Rosenblum Cellars, Stage Left Cellars, Tayerle Wines, Two Mile, Urban Legend Cellars, and Urbano Cellars.

Tickets can be purchased for $30.00 in advance through www.eastbayvintners.com, or for $45.00 at the door on April 10, 2010. ($10 for designated drivers.) 

Each ticket purchased ensures a wristband, which guarantees free access to each of the seven tasting rooms from 12:00pm to 5:00pm, an assortment of appetizers, and also a souvenir Reidel glass. 

Come one, come all and experience the undiscovered urban Napa right in your own back yard with the East Bay Vintner’s Alliance.

Visit the EBVA’s website for more details on this event.


I just found this on YELP, thought I would share. A few of my favorite Oaktown restaurants are on the list.

** East Bay Yelp Drinks Week: Monday, March 15th – Sunday, March 21st, 2010 **

For three weeks in March, you’ll get a chance to sip on lip-smacking good adult beverages at 65 awesome spots all over the Bay Area with YELP DRINKS! Participating locations will feature three tipplicious drinks for 50% off throughout the promotion.


The event is also in SF http://www.yelp.com/events/san-francisco-yelp-drinks-week—san-francisco



JC Cellars Presents – Winestock!

Save the Date: Saturday, February 27th from 4-8pm

$25 Online Tickets, $30 at the Door

An evening of wine, appetizers & music.

Featuring The Dave Stein Bubhub
Original funk/rock with some Grateful Dead covers thrown in to set the theme.  Check out their groove!

Groovy Appetizers
Wavy Gravy Meatballs with Cranberry Wine Glaze
Hog Farm Pulled Pork Sliders
Psychedelic Mushrooms
Spicy Hummus & Crostini
Granola bites & ‘espresso laced’ brownies for dessert.

Over 12 different wines will be poured freely at the event, including March Pre-release wines.  Bell-bottoms are encouraged!

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