With more than 70 wineries in and around the Santa Cruz Mountains, there is always an event happening showcasing handcrafted wines. Plan ahead your Valentine’s day trip or weekend wine trail to discover the many unique wineries and tasting rooms in our appellation.

Alfaro Family Vineyards & Winery
420 Hames Road
Corralitos, CA 95076
www.alfarowine.com

Sunday, February 11
We will be open one extra day in February!  Stop by and stock up on Valentine’s Day gifts.

Burrell School Vineyards & Winery
24060 Summit Road
Los Gatos, CA 95033
www.burrellschool.com

Saturday, February 3 and Sunday, February 4
Sipper’s Club Sessions at the Winery, with new releases accompanied by tasty bites.

Saturday, February 10 and Sunday, February 11
Wine, Port and Chocolate Pairing with Ashby Confections

Wednesday, February 14
Romantic Valentine’s Dinner. Sunset seating in the Tasting Room at 5:30pm or dinner in the Schoolhouse at 7pm. Catered by Chef Nicole Fischer: 5-course menu with wine pairings, $180 per couple. Very limited seating. Contact Kyle@burrellschool.com or buy tickets on Eventbrite.

Cinnabar Winery
14612 Big Basin Way
Saratoga CA, 95070
https://www.cinnabarwinery.com

Friday-Sunday, February 2-4
Get your “growl” on in time for Super Bowl Sunday
Stop by the Tasting Room February 2, 3, and 4 to purchase a Cinnabar Growler of our flagship Mercury Rising Red Blend and receive a complimentary tasting.  Complimentary tasting only valid with the purchase of a new growler; does not apply to growler refills. For more info click here.

Wednesday, February 14, 6:30-8pm
Cinnabar Winery Blending Seminar
Make your own a Bordeaux blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, and Petite Verdot. Winemaker George Troquato will reveal his finest blending secrets and you will come away with a unique wine that is blended, bottled, and labeled by you! Cost: $85 per person/ $75 for AWS Members. Get Tickets here.

Cooper•Garrod Estate Vineyards
22645 Garrod Road
Saratoga, CA 95070
http://www.cgv.com

Saturday, February 10 and Sunday, February 11
Cooper-Garrod Estate Vineyards is again hosting  “The Perfect Date: horseback riding and wine tasting, along with a picnic lunch and souvenir glasses for two!”  Please contact Cooper Garrod via email events@cgv.com to make the reservation or have any questions answered.

For more info please go to: http://www.cgv.com/dyn/perfectdate

Saturday, February 10 and Sunday, February 11, 11-5pm
Wednesday, February 14, 12-5pm
Cooper-Garrod celebrates Vineyard Valentines in the Tasting Room.  Come sample our delicious Chardonnay and lush red wines alongside paired Brix Chocolate Bites as our friendly tasting room hosts help you find just the right wine match for your dinner with that special someone. (Regular $15 Tasting Fee)

Domenico Winery
1697 Industrial Road
San Carlos, CA 94070
http://www.domenicowinery.com

Saturday, February 3
Library Montepulciano tasting

Saturday, February 4
CLOSED

Saturday, February 10
Tasting SF Chronicle award winning wines.

Sunday, February 18
Music from 1-4pm, free entrance, wine sold by the bottle and glass

Thursday, February 22
Wine maker dinner at Il Fornaio San Jose.
For more info please contact Domenico Winery.

Equinox
334 Ingalls Street, Unit C
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
www.equinoxwine.com

Friday, February 16, 5-7pm
Bartolo Wine Club Release Party
We are releasing our new 2016 Monterey Fiano which is available to our wine club members as well as the public.

Kings Mountain Vineyards
not open to public
PO Box 620170
Woodside, CA 94062
www.kingsmountainvineyards.com

February 1-14
Kings Mountain will be offering half case and case specials on our 2005 and 2006 Meritage through Valentine’s Day.
Half case: $190 (regularly $365)
Full case: $365 (regularly $720)
Bottle: $35 (regularly $60)

Also, we will be offering a Bacchus 3 pack (2011, 2012, 2013) for $150 (regularly$195).

Left Bend
346 N. Santa Cruz Avenue
Los Gatos, CA 95030
www.leftbend.com

Friday, February 8 to Sunday, February 11
February 14

Valentine’s Special: Left Bend will be offering a chocolate lovers’ special for Valentine’s Day. Two tastings, a box of Los Gatos made chocolate from Chocolate Dream Box and a bottle of our Last Straw dessert wine for one low price of $45. Available in our tasting room from February 8 to 11 and February 14, just in time for Valentine’s Day.  Limited quantities, so please reserve under Richard (at) leftbend.com

Lexington Wine Co. + Mindego Ridge Vineyard
14598 Big Basin Way Suite A
Saratoga, CA 95070
www.lexingtonwines.com
www.mindegoridge.com

Friday, February 9, 4-7pm and Friday, February 23, 4-7pm
Friday Night Previews
Join Lexington Wine Co. and Mindego Ridge Vineyard in Saratoga for a preview of their upcoming vintage.  A pre-release selection from each house will be featured with the standard 5-wine flight.

Loma Prieta Winery
26985 Loma Prieta Way
Los Gatos, CA 95033
https://lomaprietawinery.com

February Wine Special:
Sale on 2015 Sparkling Pinotage  (Reg. $55/bottle — Buy two bottles for $95)

2015 Chardonnay, on special for $23, reg $28. Buy any three bottles of wine, get a free reindeer cork ornament, all dolled up for Valentine’s Day!

Buy any 3 bottles and get a free reindeer cork ornament.

February 19, 12-5pm
OPEN for the Presidents’ Day Holiday

Martin Ranch Winery
6675 Redwood Retreat Road,
Gilroy, CA 95020
www.martinranchwinery.com

February 2, 3, 4 and February 19, 20, 21,  12-4 pm
Martin Ranch Winery will be open for wine tasting the first and third Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of the month.

February 23-26
Our annual Bottle Your Own event is just around the corner. This Wine Club event gives our members a behind the scenes look at part of the winemaking process. We set up our production area just as we do for our winemaking team, and let you try your hand at bottling! Wine Club members can RSVP by giving our office a call at 408.842.9197

We now offer private tastings during the week by appointment. Reservations may be made by calling our office at 408.842.9197

Nicholson Vineyards
2800 Pleasant Valley Road
Aptos, CA, 95003
www.nicholsonvineyards.com

Saturday, February 10
Join us for wine tasting, sweet treats, and our 2014 Vinho Porto release on February 10th! A perfect day for you and your sweet heart!

Silver Mountain Vineyards
269 Silver Mountain Drive
Los Gatos, CA 95033
www.silvermtn.com

Saturday, February 3 at the Winery
Sunday, February 4 at the Santa Cruz Tasting Room
Chocolate & Wine Sampling with Chef Ellie Lavender
Sample the artisanal chocolates of Chef Ellie Lavender paired with Silver Mountain wines, meet the Chef and taste how wine and chocolate complement each other.
Winery location: Silver Mountain Drive, Los Gatos, CA 95033
Tasting Room: 402 Ingalls Street, Suite 29, Santa Cruz, CA 95063


Saturday, February 10, 12-4pm
Chocolate & Wine Pairing Class with Chef Ellie Lavender
In time for Valentine’s Day, indulge in the chocolate arts in this hands-on artisan chocolate and wine pairing class at the Winery. Sip excellent Silver Mountain wines while you make exquisite artisan chocolates (vegan) using Valrhona dark chocolate from France with your choice of organic ingredients. You will leave the class with a complimentary bottle of wine, samples of your artistic chocolate creations, and a small bag of Provence culinary lavender. Plus, you’ll enjoy a 20% discount on bottles of wine; 30% discount on a case of wine (does not apply to a mixed selection).
Class Fee: $150.00 P/P (includes complimentary bottle of wine (see above), samples of the chocolates you have made, a small bag of Provence culinary lavender)
Register at Eventbrite (registration deadline is February 8). 
Or email or call: ellie@lavenderdesignandcuisine.com,
phone (831) 291-3935.  Class is limited to 10 participants. 

The Mountain Winery
14831 Pierce Road
Saratoga, CA 95070
www.mountainwinery.com

Wednesday, February 14, 6:30pm – 9:30pm
Valentine’s Day Dinner
Celebrate love with an unforgettable evening under the stars on Valentine’s Day! Join us for an intimate 5-Course meal prepared by our Chef and paired with our award-winning estate wines while also enjoying a historical tour of our property. For more info go to: http://www.mountainwinery.com/events/detail/valentines-day-dinner


Thursday, February 15, Thursdays 6:30pm – 10:30pm
On The Mountain – Party In The French Quarter
If you love Mardi Gras and New Orleans lifestyle — then join us for February’s edition of Thursdays On The Mountain! In addition to great music, Chef is preparing a delicious dinner menu, inspired by the flavors of New Orleans. Come dressed festive in your best green, purple and gold for an evening of celebrating! For more info go to: http://www.mountainwinery.com/events/detail/thursdays-on-the-mountain-party-in-the-french-quarter

Villa Del Monte Winery
23076 Summit Road
Los Gatos, CA 95033
http://villadelmontewinery.com

Saturday, February 24 and Sunday, February 25, 12-5pm
We will be open for wine tasting and wine club sign ups. Tasting fee is $5 per person, refundable with purchase. Villa del Monte, 23076 Summit Road, Los Gatos.

Wrights Station
24250 Loma Prieta Avenue
Los Gatos, CA
www.wrightsstation.com

Saturday, February 10, 12:30-4:30pm
Live Music at Wrights Station

Sunday February 11, 12-4pm
Wine Pairing Sunday for Lover’s! A pairing of our favorite wines with the most delectable foods. Join us at the most Romantic Winery in the reign… to enjoy wine, food & live music, $30 to general public, $20 wine club RSVP at Eventbrite.