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3rd Annual Fort-Ross Seaview Wine Festival, October 17, 2015

The Fort Ross-Seaview Wine Festival is a celebration of the wines from our unique Sonoma County grape growing region with its cool maritime climate, rugged topography and marine influenced soils. Here the vineyards are like islands of sunshine above a sea of coastal fog that nips at their edges during the long, slow and temperate grape growing season making it perfect for pinot noir, chardonnay and more.

Fort Ross State Park
19005 Coast Highway 1
Jenner, CA 95450

GRAND WINE TASTING
12:00pm – 4:00pm
$40 per person

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Presenting a remarkable selection of wines grown in the FORT ROSS-SEAVIEW VITICULTURAL AREA that consists of the steep ridge top vineyards that overlook the Pacific Ocean and produce wines of structure, balance and finesse. The Grand Tasting features local grape growers and winemakers, a chance to meet and greet the people behind the wines. Cheese sampling with Omar Mueller of Freestone Artisan Cheese and Sonoma County cheesemakers. Tickets include Fort Ross Harvest Festival activities and entertainment.

Wineries Pouring in the Tasting Tent

Flowers Vineyard & Winery
Flowers Chardonnay 2013 Camp Meeting Ridge Estates
Flowers Pinot Noir 2013 Camp Meeting Ridge Estates
Flowers Pinot Noir 2013 Sea View Ridge Estates

Fort Ross Vineyard & Winery
Fort Ross Vineyard Chardonnay 2013
Fort Ross Vineyard Pinot Noir 2012 Special Cuvée “Top of Land”
Fort Ross Vineyard Pinot Noir 2012 Special Cuvée “Stagecoach Road”
Fort Ross Vineyard Pinotage 2010

Kutch Wines
Kutch Pinot Noir 2013 Sonoma Coast
Kutch Pinot Noir 2013 McDougall Ranch
Kutch Pinot Noir 2013 Bohan Vineyard

Martinelli Winery
Martinelli Chardonnay 2009 Three Sisters Vineyard
Martinelli Chardonnay 2012 Charles Ranch
Martinelli Pinot Noir 2012 Three Sisters Vineyard

Precious Mountain Vineyard / Williams-Selyem Winery
Williams-Selyem Winery Pinot Noir 2013 Precious Mountain

RAEN Winery
RAEN Pinot Noir 2014 Fort Ross-Seaview Home Field

Tin Barn Vineyards
Tin Barn Rosé of Syrah 2014 “Joon” Sonoma Coast, Coryelle Fields
Tin Barn Syrah 2012 Sonoma Coast, Coryelle Fields

Wayfarer Vineyard
Wayfarer Chardonnay 2013 Wayfarer Vineyard
Wayfarer Pinot Noir 2013 Wayfarer Vineyard

Wild Hog Vineyard
Wild Hog Vineyard Estate Pinot Noir 2011
Wild Hog Vineyard Estate Zinfandel 2012
Wild Hog Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2009 Vista

Wineries at Luncheon Only

Piazza Del Dotto
Piazza Del Dotto Pinot Noir 2013

 

 

GRAND LUNCHEON
1:00pm – 3:00pm
$125 per person

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Includes a four-course meal of seasonal fare expertly paired with wines from the area, prepared by renowned local chefs and served on a marine terrace overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Tickets for the Grand Luncheon include entrance to the Grand Tasting and Fort Ross Harvest Festival activities and entertainment. Grand Luncheon tickets are available by advance purchase only and will sell out.

Grand Luncheon Menu

First course prepared by Barbara Hom
Trio of Corn:
Chilled Soup of Corn Essence, Shellfish Oil
Corn and Crab Salad, Cherry Tomatoes, Arugula, Cilantro Lime Dressing, Chive Oil
Corn and Cheese Tuille
Wine pairing: Flowers Camp Meeting Ridge Estate Chardonnay 2013

Second course prepared by Andrew and Liya Truong, Michelin Star chefs at Terrapin Creek Cafe
Marinated Black Cod served with Sunchoke and Potato Puree, Roasted Mushrooms and Celery
Wine pairing: Wild Hog Estate Pinot Noir 2011 and Fort Ross Pinot Noir Sea Slopes 2013

Third course prepared by Michelle Ana Jordan
Grilled Sonoma County Butterflied Leg of Lamb with Extra-Virgin Olive Oil, Fresh Garlic, Smoked Paprika, and a Coriander and Black Pepper Rub, Accompanied by a Warm Farro Salad with Local Merguez, Cherry Tomatoes, Red Onion, Italian Parsley, Smoked Paprika and Preserved Lemon
Wine pairing: Piazza Del Dotto Pinot Noir 2013 and Wild Hog Estate Zinfandel 2012

Dessert prepared by Jamil Pedan, Applewood Inn
Buttermilk Panna Cotta with Chardonnay Poached Quince, Candied Orange Zest, Puffed Amaranth, and Brown Butter
Wine pairing: 2013 Fort Ross Late Harvest Chardonnay

 

 

Learn more about our event partner, Fort Ross Conservancy.