SANTA ROSA, CA (April 22, 2022) – Taste of Sonoma, presented by Vintec, will be held in person on June 25 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on the beautiful grounds of Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate & Gardens. One of Sonoma County’s most highly anticipated events of the year, the day will include a walk-around wine tasting, guided wine seminars, garden tours, premium wine experiences, food trucks, themed lounges and more! With access to over 60 varietals from 18 unique growing areas, Sonoma County’s remarkable winemakers have crafted wines for all palates. Taste of Sonoma tickets are on sale now, take advantage of early bird pricing through May 31 at TasteofSonoma.com.
“We look forward to hosting Taste of Sonoma at Kendall-Jackson this year,” said Randy Ullom, Winemaster & Senior Vice President, Kendall-Jackson. “Locals and visitors look forward to sampling the exceptional variety of Sonoma County wines each year and our 4-acre culinary gardens, expansive lawn and al fresco patio will provide a picturesque backdrop for the food and wine experience.”
Soak up the sun and enjoy the bounty that Sonoma County has to offer in one immersive day. Sample Sonoma County wines from across the region and meet the vintners in the Grand Tasting AVA Tents. VIP Club Reserve ticket holders will enjoy early admission at 11:00 a.m. with access throughout the day to limited production, reserve, and award-winning wines poured by the winemakers and owners of Sonoma County’s world-class wineries.
“Vintec is excited to join Taste of Sonoma as the Presenting Sponsor and Official Wine Storage Partner,” said Terri Fenwick, Senior Director of Sales. “Keeping wine stored at perfect temperatures in the hot summer sun will be a key part in elevating the tasting experience.”
Learn about the art of collecting, cellaring and serving wine in the Vintec Lounge; sip frosé at Rodney Strong Vineyard’s “Destination Rosé” Lounge; or play giant Jenga while sipping sparkling wine in the Gloria Ferrer Bubble Lounge. Grab a beverage from the beer garden or the Kendall-Jackson Garden Bar to enjoy with complimentary dishes from the Nosh Food Truck Plaza. Get your groove on at the Celebrity Cruises Silent Disco and visit the Acura selfie station with friends to create a memento of the event. Enhance your day with add-on experiences such as exclusive Wine Talks and Garden Tours.
Getting to Taste of Sonoma is easy! The venue, Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate & Gardens, is conveniently located near Highway 101 for Bay Area road-trippers. Looking to make a weekend of it? There are fantastic lodging options nearby as well as direct flights to Sonoma County airport. Sonoma County Tourism’s website can help with your accommodation and itinerary search.
Early bird ticket purchases made by May 31 will receive special pricing, from $180 General Admission to $210 VIP Club Reserve, plus optional add-on experiences. All attendees must be at least 21 years of age. Pets are not allowed, only service animals will be granted entry. Learn more at TasteofSonoma.com.
About Sonoma County Vintners
Sonoma County Vintners is the leading voice of Sonoma County wine, dedicated to raising awareness of Sonoma County as one of the world’s premier wine regions. Sonoma County Vintners represents over 200 wineries throughout the county. The organization actively promotes Sonoma County through educational programming; advocates for its members at local, state and federal levels; and contributes to the local communities through our Sonoma County Vintners Foundation. Sonoma County Wine Auction, its annual fundraiser, benefits non-profit organizations throughout the region. To learn more about Sonoma County Vintners, visit SonomaWine.com.
About Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate & Gardens
Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate & Gardens, known as the hub of culinary and garden excellence, is a Sonoma County destination. Not only is the estate home to critically acclaimed wines including America’s favorite Chardonnay since 1992, but the estate also boasts a stunning four-acre culinary garden providing visitors a picturesque experience filled with a bounty of Sonoma County’s fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as rare and impressive produce. Entertaining bocce courts, an expansive great lawn, and an al fresco patio perfect for wine and food pairings complement the awe-inspiring gardens. A leader in innovation and sustainability, Kendall-Jackson continues to push boundaries in the culinary and wine scene. Visitors are encouraged to visit Kendall-Jackson for wine tastings, food pairings, and various events including the exclusive Farm to Table seasonal dinners. Learn more online at KJ.com/events, and follow Kendall-Jackson on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.
Vintec is a global, leading specialist in premium climate-controlled wine storage solutions. We are a diverse team of wine lovers, just like our customers. Born from a passion for wine, our solutions are designed to recreate the perfect storage conditions found in the best natural underground cellars – to meet the exacting standards of wine professionals and needs of discerning wine lovers. We offer a holistic experience to wine lovers that goes beyond the products, encompassing education, unique benefits and events via the Vintec Club, our private club for owners of Vintec cellars. Since 2016, Vintec is part of Electrolux, the world-leading Swedish Home Appliances company, as the Wine Specialist brand. Learn more at vintec.com.
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