Before you go off making plans for next weekend, consider penciling in the upcoming Holiday In Carneros, an annual event for charity that throws open the doors of some of the best wineries in Carneros, some of which aren't normally open to the public.
It works like this: next weekend, you go to one of these wineries between 10AM and 4PM and buy a special wineglass. This glass becomes your ticket for entry and tasting at all of the 20 or so participating wineries:
The event benefits charity and gives you access to some wineries that are off the usual tasting track. What more could you want.
Holiday in Carneros
Saturday and Sunday 11/20 - 11/21
10:00AM - 4:00PM
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