SONOMA, Calif. -- Out In The Vineyard will return in 2014 for a weekend of wine, celebration and fun, benefiting Face to Face, Sonoma County’s HIV/AIDS network.
Gay Wine Weekend 2014 is scheduled June 13-15 in the wine country of Northern California’s Sonoma and Napa Valleys. This area is home to some of the world’s most prestigious wine and wineries.
Participants will have the opportunity to celebrate with world class wine and culinary delights, VIP receptions, wine tasting excursions, a champagne brunch, gay wine auction, music and dancing at the luxurious Raymond Vineyard.
The weekend’s itinerary follows.
Friday, June 13
3-6 pm: La Crema VIP Welcome Reception at the MacArthur Place Hotel
5-8 pm: Sonoma Plaza Vine Alley Wine Tasting ($45)
Kick off Gay Wine Weekend with a stroll through the Tasting Rooms of Vine Alley located in the Sonoma Town Square.
8 pm: Wine & Dine OUT in Sonoma ($125)
Winemaker dinners at La Crema and the girl & the fig, Muscardini and The Generals Daughter, Sebastiani and Saddles Steakhouse, Envolve Winery and Glen Ellen Star
Saturday, June 14
10 am to 3 pm: Winery Tours & Lunch ($85-$99)
Take a tour of some of the best producers in Sonoma Valley with the girl & the fig CATERS box lunch.
5-10 pm: Twilight T-Dance at Raymond Vineyards
VIP Reception & T-Dance ($165)
General Admission T-Dance ($80)
Sunday, June 15
10 am: Gay Wine Auction and Recovery Brunch at MacArthur Place ($75)
All proceeds raised benefit Face to Face, Sonoma County’s HIV/AIDS Network.
12:30-4 pm: Sunday Pool Soiree at MacArthur Place ($30)