Pinot & Mushroom Weekend at Chateau St. Jean

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event_ChateauStJean_PinotMushroom.jpgNo need to forage for mushrooms on your own this season. Join local Sonoma County mushroom experts at Chateau St. Jean February 23rd and 24th for a weekend of discovery with perfect pairings of fine St. Jean Pinot Noir and artisanal mushrooms. This special event will feature special wine and mushroom flights, a bountiful, mushroom-centric marketplace, informative lectures on fabulous fungi, an incredible Station-to-Station tasting experience, and a sumptuous Earthly Wonders luncheon, all which will leave you with a renowned sense of awe for the so-called simple mushroom and Pinot Noir. See more details below!


Earthly Wonders Luncheon Saturday and Sunday at 12:30 p.m.
Join Chef Rodger Babel as he transforms local ingredients into culinary wonders in a special winery luncheon. Savor a seasonal showcase of Pinot Noir and mushrooms in all their glory. Guests will enjoy a three-course lunch with five wine pairings during this exclusive luncheon. Tickets are $60 per person/$50 for wine club members and can be purchased by calling 877-478-5326.

Station to Station Tasting Saturday and Sunday at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.
Follow mushroom experts, Kevin Feinstin and Monique Risch, "station to station" through the grounds of the winery to discover different types of mushrooms and how they pair perfectly with the flavors of Chateau St Jean's award-winning Pinot Noir. Tickets are $20 per person/$16 for wine club members and can be purchased by calling 877-478-5326.

Pinot Noir & Mushroom Pairing Flight Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Experience a taste of Pinot Noir & mushroom bites at Chateau St. Jean's Visitor Center tasting bar. Available throughout the weekend as supplies last.  $15 per flight, walk-ins welcome

Mushroom Marketplace Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Enjoy a one-weekend-only pop-up marketplace in Chateau St Jean's Visitor Center. This incredible market is entirely dedicated to the mushroom, local mushroom specialties, books, and art for purchase.

Art of the Mushroom Photography Exhibit Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Paul Kozal returns for another inspirational display of his artwork in the Chateau St. Jean Visitor Center.  Kozal's Art of the Mushroom is a study of the foraged wild mushrooms of Sonoma County. Using a camera-less, filmless technique, Kozal scans actual foraged mushrooms and infuses them onto an aluminum surface allowing each image to take on an almost magical luminescence.

All About Chanterelles Saturday only at 10 a.m. and 2 pm
Join local mushroom expert, Kevin Feinstein, and learn about one of California's favorite fungi - the Chanterelle. This lecture is free, however space is limited. RSVP is required to 877-478-5326.

Artist Reception Saturday only from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Meet artist Paul Kozal. Kozal's Art of the Mushroom is a study of the foraged wild mushrooms of Sonoma County. Using a camera-less, filmless technique Kozal scans actual foraged mushrooms and infuses them onto an aluminum surface allowing each image to take on an almost magical luminescence. This reception is free. Wines by the glass and wine flights will be available for purchase.

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