Hopland Passport Weekend

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hoplandPassport.jpgHop on over to Mendocino for a wine tasting extravaganza at this year's Hopland Passport Weekend being held April 30 and May 1st where you will sample the area's sustainable, organic and estate-produced wines paired with local food products. Meet the winemakers and vintners and explore the history and culture of this beautiful wine destination.

Several new wineries have been added to the tasting line up for the first time. Expect to taste award-winning wines from Parducci Wine Cellars dubbed by Forbes Magazine as "America's Greenest Winery," and is the nation's first carbon-neutral winery.

Also new to Hopland Passport this year is Cesar Toxqui Cellars, who recently opened a tasting room in downtown Hopland. Cesar and his family invite participants to stop by and taste his hand-crafted, small-batch artisan Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, Zinfandel, and Heirloom wines, all of which are produced using sustainable, traditional methods.

Your passport includes a Passport wine glass, entry to all wine tastings and food pairings, entertainment and drawings for over thirty prizes. Tickets are $35 per person, $45 the day of the event, and free for designated drivers. 

Participating wineries include: Brutocao Cellars, Campovida, Cesar Toxqui Cellars, Graziano Family of Wines, Jaxon Keys Winery, Jeriko Estate, McDowell Valley Vineyards, McFadden Vineyards, McNab Ridge Winery, Milano Winery, Nelson Family Vineyards, Parducci Wine Cellars, Patianna Vineyards, Rack & Riddle, Saracina, Terra Savia, Weibel Family Vineyards.  
Festivities start each day at 11am and continue to 5pm.

For additional information and to buy tickets: www.hoplandpassport.com.

In the area for an extended weekend getaway. See our host of wine tasting itineraries in the Mendocino region.
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