Late Summer Festival Highlights

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Summer days are flying by fast. In a blink of an eye, autumn leaves will color wine country vineyards yellow, red, and orange. Not ready to say goodbye just yet? Neither are we! See some of the late summer festivals coming up this last weekend in August and the month of September.


Sonoma Wine Country Weekend
September 2-4, 2011 - Sonoma County

Sonoma Wine Country Weekend is an Annual Labor Day Weekend Event that celebrates the best of Sonoma wine, food, and lifestyle. "We have created a premium, three-day destination event that celebrates the vineyards, wines, cuisine, culture, and characters that make Sonoma County the ultimate wine country destination," says Executive Director Maureen Cottingham.

Tickets range from $85 to $500 per person and include signature events "Taste of Sonoma at MacMurray Ranch, the Sonoma Valley Harvest Wine Auction" and a host of intimate and exclusive winery lunch and dinner parties at multiple locations throughout Sonoma County.

All proceeds benefit and support Sonoma Coutny non-profit organizations. To date, more than $10 million has been donated directly to Sonoma non-profits by the local wine community.

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>> See the schedule of events



staglinMentalHealth_dionneWarwick.jpgStaglin Music Festival for Mental Health
September, 10, 2011 - Napa Valley, CA

"Great wines for great causes" has been an important motto of our business and personal lives. Since we began farming our vineyard in 1985, we have donated and raised nearly $725 million to support charities, including our main cause, the Music Festival for Mental Health...

The Music Festival for Mental Health at Staglin Family Vineyard has brought together generous chefs, wineries, top billed musicians and scientists to raise significant funds and awareness for the cause. Thanks to its donors and support from the National Institute for Mental Health, the Music Festival for Mental Health  has raised over $135 million. These funds have resulted in research and treatment programs that have helped thousands of people.
~ Staglin Family Vineyard

Enjoy a beautiful day and evening of learning, food, wine, music, and fun while supporting research to help people with brain disorders everywhere. This year's event features 5-time Grammy award-winning Musician, Songwriter, Humanitarian, Award Winning Actress, International Music Legend Dionne Warwick. Congressman Patrick Kennedy and Glenn Close will appear and the concert will be emceed by the wonderful and very witty Bay Area comedian Bob Sarlatte.

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>> Event Registration

Other Festivals in Napa Valley and Sonoma County:

>> Upcoming Napa Valley Festivals
>> Upcoming Sonoma County Festivals

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