Everyone agrees that Kick Ranch is a stunning venue for a party, especially if you've attended Fountaingrove Day last summer or a Kale Winemaker Dinner in years past. We're celebrating Fountaingrove District with a farm-to-table dinner accompanied by the small, boutique wineries of Fountaingrove District, including Kale Wines. Growers and winemakers will be on hand to present their wines and share their enthusiasm about the unique terroir of Fountaingrove District.
Begin with a stroll through the vineyard with a glass of Sheldon sparkling Tempranillo from Luc's Vineyard, located just up the hill. Chat with friends and winemakers as you sample a selection of appetizers paired with wines from Kale Wines, Sanglier Cellars and Old World Winery.
Then take your place at the long table adjacent the Kick Ranch reservoir for a farm-to-table dinner showcasing wines from HLR Cellars, Lazzari Wines, Peaceland Vineyards, Petrichor Wines, Viluko Vineyards and Volante Vineyards. Watch the sunset over the Mayacamas Mountains and a Fountaingrove party tradition, Petite Sirah brownies.
Join the Rhône Rangers for their annual celebration of American Rhône wines at the Golden Club in San Francisco. Friday night kicks off the weekend with a winemaker dinner and live auction with rare Rhône wine lots and unique wine experiences. Saturday choose from American Rhône seminars, VIP status and the grand tasting.
Changing lives one bid at a time. Kale Wines and the Napa Valley Vintners invite you to join us for Auction Napa Valley. Enjoy the finest wines, savor creative cuisine and come together to experience the best Napa Valley has to offer. Proceeds from Auction Napa Valley will help a child be prepared for their first day of kindergarten or give a working family access to affordable healthcare.
Join Kale and Ranko Anderson for a round of golf at the world class Silverado Country Club - North Course. There will be a Vegas hole, long drive and closest to the pin contests. After golf, we will meet in the Clubhouse for an awards ceremony and wine reception with passed hors d'oeuvres.
Date: May 13, 2017
Location: Silverado Country Club - North Course
Tee Time: 1:00pm
Format: 4 person scramble
A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Make A Wish Foundation. To reserve a spot, please call The Wine Thief at 707-666-2650 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Save the date and join us at The Wine Thief as we celebrate the release of our 2016 Grenache Blanc and Rosés. Raw oyster bar by Hog Island Oyster Co. We look forward to seeing you there!
Sunday, April 2nd, 2017
11:00am - 2:00pm
The Wine Thief
708 First Street
$40 per person
Rhone and Relax with Kale and Ranko Anderson. Proceeds benefit the Rhone Rangers Scholarship Fund.
Join Kale Anderson for library and current release pours this Thursday from 5:30 'til the tastes run out! Come on in and say hello!
No reservations required. Complimentary Tasting. See you at the fig cafe!
Please join us for wine and hors d'oeuvres at The Wine Thief Holiday Party, a great way to celebrate the season and finish your holiday shopping. Kale and Ranko Anderson, as well as other boutique, small production winemakers and owners will be on hand to sign special large format and library bottles just for you, or your entire gift-giving list!
Be the first to explore the vineyards and wine of Sonoma County's newest AVA, Fountaingrove. Enjoy a day of history, terroir and character at Kick Ranch Vineyard with Kale Wines and other small production wineries who make wine from Fountaingrove.
Admission includes live music, paella, wine tasting and and the option to participate in afternoon excursions (advance registration required at www.fountaingroveava.com).
We look forward to seeing you there!
$50 per person
The Rhone Rangers converge in Los Angeles on Saturday, August 6th as part of the 2016 California Tour. This one day event includes a winemaker luncheon, seminar and grand tasting with new VIP experience. It’s the largest tasting of Rhone wines in Los Angeles.
Saturday Pass $150 - includes seminar, luncheon and VIP grand tasting
VIP Grand Tasting $85
General Admission Grand Tasting $65
Join us for a full day and night of wine education at the 2nd Annual Oakland Wine Festival on July 16, 2016. The event includes the first ever consumer Double Blind tasting along with a four-course gourmet luncheon, elegant dinners and exclusive access to internationally and highly acclaimed winemakers from the Napa Valley and Sonoma County, around the globe. Tickets are now on sale on Eventbrite. To learn more, please visit http://oaklandwinefestival.com/.
We are honored to be included in the Third Annual Young Winemakers' Dinner at The Restaurant at Meadowood. The dinner brings together innovative and emerging winemakers for one great night of collaboration and community. Thank you to partners Meadowood and Napa Valley Vintners during Auction Napa Valley to host Kale Anderson alongside outstanding company: Massimo Di Costanzo and Macario Montoya for an evening celebrating the future of local winemaking. Each vintner will pour two of their wines alongside a tasting menu crafted by Chef Christopher Kostow and his kitchen team.
A portion of the proceeds will benefit the annual fundraiser, Auction Napa Valley, which funds community health and children's education in Napa County.
Young Winemakers' Dinner
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
6:00pm - Canape & Sparkling Wine Reception
7:00pm - Dinner
$450 per guest, exclusive of tax and gratuity. Seats are limited, for reservations, please call Meadowood at (707) 967-1205.
Rhône wishes do come true! We are beyond thrilled to announce that the next installment of Hospice du Rhône will take place within the stunning Paso Robles wine region, Thursday, April 14 – Saturday, April 16, 2016 at the Paso Robles Event Center! Mark your calendar and get ready to Rhône your socks off with us and incredibly passionate Rhône lovers from around the world!
First Taste Napa – The Downtown StrEAT Market
We’re taking it to the culinary strEATs! Celebrate with downtown Napa restaurants, wineries, and artisans at the new CIA Downtown Campus at Copia which will be transformed into an elevated epicurean marketplace like only Napa Valley can offer. Chefs will get a chance to showcase dishes reflecting their take on their favorite ‘street’ foods, sommeliers from downtown restaurants and tasting rooms will pair unexpected wines, artisans will showcase unique offerings, and street performers will entertain throughout!
Net proceeds from the event support programs and scholarships at The Culinary Institute of America.
This 20th annual event funds the Napa Valley Vintner’s effort to promote, protect and enhance the Napa Valley appellation. Procure Napa Valley’s rarest wine at Saturday’s fun and festive grand tasting and futures auction at the Culinary Institute of America at Greystone, St. Helena, CA.
Join Kale and Ranko Anderson at the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition Public Tasting, the largest wine competition of American wines in the world at Fort Mason Center in San Francisco, CA.
Enjoy a magical evening at Connolly Ranch featuring a field-to-fork feast prepared by Executive Chef Victor Scargle, Lucy Restaurant & Bar at Bardessono, whose culinary philosophy is ruled by the seasons with an emphasis on local production and sourcing.
Join Kale Wines at the fifth annual Dinner at the Ranch. Guests will greet barnyard residents, enjoy hors d'oeuvres in the bountiful gardens and dance under the stars to live music by C4INC.
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We are honored to be a partner winery at the 10th Annual Napa Valley Festival del Sole to support arts education and free community programming in the Napa Valley. Following the evening's performance at Lincoln Theater, head to the Allegro After Party at Quent Cordair Fine Art, an art and sculpture gallery dedicated to the fusion of the romantic and realistic schools. In addition to Kale Wines, guests will be treated to small bites from Eiko’s Restaurant, a Napa favorite that delivers imaginative twists on traditional Japanese cuisine.
Experience the annual Art, Wine and Music Festival, when the Village at Squaw Valley is a summertime sensation of color, taste, and sound that will rejuvenate your soul. The two day event features beautiful arts and crafts, live music performances by incredible musicians and wine tastings in the heart of the stunning mountain resort.
Come taste Kale Wines during the Grand Tasting at The Craneway Pavilion on Saturday, March 28, 2015. Small plates will be available for purchase from our favorite food trucks. Ticketing options include: The Weekend Pass (one ticket to all weekend events), $295, the Saturday Pass (one ticket to the seminars plus VIP entry to the Grand Tasting at 1 PM), $150, the Grand Tasting General Admission (with entry at 3 PM), $75. $85 at the door.