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Premium Calistoga Wine Producers Offer One-of-a-Kind Tasting Experience

San Francs, CA – The Calistoga Wine Growers will bring the “Top of Napa Valley” to San Francisco for the third annual Calistoga Wine Experience event on Saturday, February 22 from 1 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the Golden Gate Club in the Presidio. Building upon the success of previous events, more than 25 Calistoga AVA producers will be on hand to offer tastes while providing guests with the opportunity to purchase wines in addition to delicious cuisine from McCalls Catering & Events.

The tasting will showcase exclusive wines from premium Calistoga wineries, including Chateau Montelena, Girard Winery, Bennett Lane and La Sirena Wine along with access to tasting from wineries that produce fewer than 1,000 cases annually and do not have tasting rooms or retail locations for the general public. The Calistoga Wine Experience offers the perfect opportunity to discover these limited production wines paired with delicious cuisine and meet proprietors and winemakers. Guests will enjoy pairing wines with samples of cheese, charcuterie, and other gourmet bites.

“We’re excited to bring the Calistoga Wine Experience to San Francisco for our third annual wine tasting event at the Golden Gate Club,” said Larry Arnoff, co-President of the Calistoga Wine Growers. “Our winemakers and owners are looking forward to showcasing their world class wines in an intimate event; an authentic sampling of our Calistoga experience.”

In addition to the tasting, an impressive silent auction will feature unique and exclusive Calistoga experiences.. The event is a great opportunity to get up close and personal with Calistoga’s winemakers and take home a bottle or two. Tickets are available for $75/person, in advance and $95/person at the door, and can be purchased at www.calistogawinegrowers.com.

Participating wineries include: Baldacci Family Vineyards/Stella Knight Vineyard, Barlow Vineyards, Bennett Lane Winery, Bragg Vineyards, CAMi Vineyards, Canard Vineyard, Chateau Montelena, Clos Pegase, Fairwinds Estate Winery, Fisher Vineyards, Girard Winery, Heritage School Vineyards, Hindsight Vineyards, Jack Brooks Vineyard, Kaiser Family Vineyards, Kenefick Ranch Vineyards, Knighton Family Vineyards, Knights Bridge Winery, La Sirena Wine, Next Door Wine, Poggi Wines, Sterling Vineyards, Storybook Mountain Vineyards, Switchback Ridge and Tom Eddy Winery.

About Calistoga Winegrowers

Located at the top of the Napa Valley, Calistoga Winegrowers (CWG) is a non-profit membership of wineries and vineyards located in the Calistoga AVA. CWG’s mission is to promote and protect the past, present and future of grape growing and winemaking in the Calistoga AVA. The AVA was approved in 2009 and became official in 2010 though it has always been considered a unique wine grape growing location, with viticulture and winery census data dating to 1880 listing Calistoga as a distinct region separate from Napa. Rich volcanic bedrock and sediment provide a geologic uniformity, while the AVA’s diverse topography ranges from steep mountains to valley floors, making Calistoga entirely unique to other Napa Valley AVAs. Calistoga’s wines, people and businesses makes for a great Napa Valley experience. For more information, please visit www.calistogawinegrowers.com.

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