Friday & Saturday, March 19 - 20: Savor Sonoma Valley -- Barrel Tasting Event, 11a.m. - 4p.m.

Experience the best of Sonoma Valley! Visit St. Francis Winery during the 21st Annual Savor Sonoma Valley food and wine tasting event for the opportunity to taste wines from the barrel and sip some delicious new releases. This is a great opportunity to chat with the winemaking team and experience Executive Chef David Bush’s wine and food pairing magic. Join us!

For tickets and more information, visit the Heart of Sonoma Valley Association website. Use promo code SFWSV11 to receive a 10% discount!

Visit Michel-Schlumberger

Saturday, March 19: The Michel-Schlumberger Nature Series -- Fish Day, 1p.m. - 4p.m.

Celebrating all things fishy, we'll start the afternoon with a personal tour of the fish hatchery at Lake Sonoma with ranger Michael Carroll to meet spawning steelhead trout face to face. Following the tour, we'll head back to Michel-Schlumberger for a walk, talk and sip with winemaker Mike Brunson along fish-friendly and recently restored Wine Creek. Finally, we'll cap it off with a personal tasting of Mike's favorite wines in the cellar. A portion of Fish Day proceeds goes to The Friends of Lake Sonoma, a non-profit organization whose purpose is to serve and support the interpretive and visitor service programs at Lake Sonoma.

$20 for adults / $10 for kids under 18

Sunday, April 17: Wine Bench Spring Brunch, 11a.m. - 1p.m.

Join us for a beautiful Sunday brunch under the oak trees. Tony Wasowicz, our vineyard biologist, will take you on a tour of our organic garden and let you know what wonderful goodies we will be expecting throughout the year. Then sit under our oak trees and enjoy a delicious Sunday brunch prepared by Jeff and Susan Mall of Zin Restaurant in Healdsburg, which will include some of the fresh produce from the garden. We will pair this with our extraordinary Michel-Schlumberger wines. 

$50 per person / Limited to 50 Members

Saturday, May 7: The Michel-Schlumberger Nature Series -- Bee Day, 1p.m. - 4p.m.

With the recent and alarming decline in honeybees worldwide, NOW is the time to take action and show serious support for our buzzy buddies who do more for the health of the Earth than you can possibly imagine. Bee Day at Schlumberger features an afternoon of Bee and Veggie Garden Tours, and observation hive, honeybee products and crafts, and a special tasting of fresh honeycomb from the Estate beehives! Local experts will be on hand to talk about the amazing honeybee and provide practical information on starting your own hive, enhancing your garden with bee-friendly plantings and many other things you can do to help the bees. And very special guest speaker Kathy Kellison of Partners for Sustainable Pollination will share her thoughts on Colony Collapse Disorder, as well as the new Bee Friendly Farming certification program. Oh... and of course there will be plenty of stunning wines poured by winemaker Mike Brunson, as well!

$20 for adults / $10 for kids under 18