Wine Road Announces Details for 15th Annual Food And Wine Affair

The 15th Annual “A Wine & Food Affair” in Northern Sonoma County calls for a weekend of Tasting Along the Wine Road. Throughout the weekend, guests will have the opportunity to visit the 107 participating wineries stretching across Sonoma County’s Alexander, Dry Creek, and Russian River Valleys, sampling wine and food pairings along the way. Attendees have the option to purchase tickets for one or both days of the event, enjoying Sonoma County’s finest at their own pace. Participating wineries will each prepare their favorite recipe from the “Tasting Along the Wine Road” cookbook for guests to sample throughout the event. Guests will also receive a commemorative tasting glass and copy of the cookbook, containing all of the recipes prepared by the wineries during the event, allowing them to recreate their favorite dishes and wine pairings at home.

WHEN:  Saturday, November 2 and Sunday, November 3, 2013 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

WHERE: Over 100 winery members participating from the Wine Road Northern Sonoma County in Alexander, Dry Creek, Russian River Valleys in Sonoma County, California

COST: $70 for November 2 and 3 (Saturday and Sunday)

$50 for Sunday, November 3 only

$30 for designated drivers for November 2 and 3

All ticket types include the Tasting Along the Wine Road cookbook

100-percent of the “Designated Driver” tickets’ revenue, in addition to $1 for every ticket sold, is donated to the Redwood Empire Food Bank.

Tickets will go on sale online Thursday, August 29, 2013

Ticket sales are non-refundable. The event takes place rain or shine!

In an effort to reduce its environmental impact, the program and ticket purchase will be available for purchase online at www.wineroad.com or by calling 800.723.6336.  A $5 service charge will be added to all phone or mail orders.

ABOUT WINE ROAD NORTHERN SONOMA COUNTY:

The Wine Road is a travel resource for those looking to visit the region, which is famous for its renowned wine producers and cuisine, scenic beauty, and wine country lifestyle. The association hosts three celebrated wine events throughout the year, “Winter WINEland” in January; “Barrel Tasting” in March; and “A Wine and Food Affair” in November. Made up of 190 vintners and 50 lodgings throughout the Alexander, Dry Creek, and Russian River valleys in Sonoma County, something is always going on along the Wine Road. To plan your next trip, please visit: www.wineroad.com. For additional information, or to request a free map, contact Beth Costa at 800.723.6336 or via e-mail at info@wineroad.com, or visit the Wine Road on Twitter and Facebook.