Saturday, April 4th
The rumors are true. From Berkeley to Emeryville, from Oakland to Alameda, There are over a dozen wineries nestled in an urban setting. You can have fun and sample some amazing wine without the pressure or price of Napa Valley.
On Saturday, April 4, from 12 to 5pm, the 2nd Annual "Passport to the East Bay Wine Trail" will take place Fourteen wineries, some not normally open to the public, will be pouring their wares at seven locations, within ten miles of each other. Each location will offer foord, and some will provide entertainment. Patricipants receive a passport booklet detailing all the wineries, along with a souvenir glass.
All this is only $30 online at http://www.eastbayvintners.com . You can also buy tickets for $45 at the door at the seven host wineries. (Designated drivers pay only $10 to encourage responsible drinking.) So, grab some friends and satisfy your thirst for wine, all the while supporting local businesses.
Andrew Lane Wines
Prospect 772 Wine Company
Stage Left Cellars
Two Mile Wines
Any further questions regarding the event please call Errin Leach at (510)452-1800
2nd Annual "Passport to the Easy Bay Wine Trail"
- Reply by Adam Levin, Mar 10, 2009.
Looks like a great event with some great wines. I'm definitely sad I will be out of town and will miss out on the wineries that aren't normally open for tastings.
- Reply by Gregory Dal Piaz, Mar 11, 2009.
Man, I wish I can join you guys.
I'll have to make due by enjoying your wines here on the East coast.
It's, uh, urban, and i can live with that for now.
- Reply by Adam Levin, Mar 25, 2009.
Just got an email saying tickets are selling out fast