Clarksburg Wine Company Offers Local Wine & Food Events Connecting Diners with Growers and Seasonal Bounty in Sacramento, America’s Farm to Fork Capital

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With the harvest of local produce and wine grapes in high gear, Clarksburg Wine Company has scheduled a series of events celebrating the vintage, the inaugural Farm-to-Fork festival and Farm-to-Fork Restaurant Week, September 20-29.

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We are proud to be part of the Clarksburg-Sacramento region working with great chefs and restaurants to showcase the diversity of wines and foods being grown here.

With the harvest of local produce and wine grapes in high gear, Clarksburg Wine Company has scheduled a series of events celebrating the vintage, the inaugural Farm-to-Fork festival and Farm-to-Fork Restaurant Week, September 20-29. Sponsored by the California Restaurant Association – Sacramento chapter, the Farm-to-Fork festival showcases regional farms & ranches, local food and wine, craft brew tastings, chef demonstrations, food education, live music, and much more.

Grape to Glass Tours will be held at the Old Sugar Mill on Sunday, September 22, starting at 11:00am, 1:00pm and 3:00pm covering next door vineyards, winemaking and a tasting.

September 26, Clarksburg Wine Company will be honored by Darrell Corti and David Berkeley as part of the Legends of Wine celebration on the Capitol steps, pouring its wines with winemakers in attendance.

Clarksburg Wine Company will pour wines at the Wine Booth and the Yolo County Booth during the Capitol Mall festival, Saturday, September 28. The winery will participate in the Tower Bridge Dinner on Sunday, September 29 and pour its wines at the Embassy Suites reception afterward. .

“These events define what Clarksburg is all about – excellent foods and wines, locally grown and enjoyed,” said John Beckman, Clarksburg Wine Company president. “We are proud to be part of the Clarksburg-Sacramento region working with great chefs and restaurants to showcase the diversity of food and wines being grown here.”

Beckman, along with Clarksburg vintners and growers, leads in the development of the first Chenin Blanc & Petite Sirah Conference at Clarksburg, November 14-15 at Old Sugar Mill. The inaugural conference will focus on trends, new research, best practices and communications with connected consumers among other topics.

The Clarksburg AVA (American Viticultural Area) is home to some of the highest quality vineyards in California, and shares the same morning fog and cool evening breezes from the San Francisco Bay that shape the growing seasons in the vineyards of Napa and Sonoma a few miles to the east. The wineries at the Old Sugar Mill, in Clarksburg, California, are a bridge to the rich agricultural heritage of the region, whose vineyards are staking their claim alongside the great wine growing regions of the world.

Clarksburg Wine Company is housed at the historic Old Sugar Mill winery complex in Clarksburg, California. The Old Sugar Mill is home to a unique community of ten California wineries and their signature wines: Todd Taylor Wines, Three Wine Company, Merlo Family Vineyards, Rendez-vous, Heringer Estates, Clarksburg Wine Company, Elevation Ten, Carvalho Family Winery, Due Vigne di Famiglia and Draconis Wines by Matt Powell. The town of Clarksburg is located three miles from the city limits of Sacramento, only fifteen minutes south of the State Capitol building in downtown Sacramento.

The Old Sugar Mill is open seven days a week; hours vary for the ten wineries who call it home. For further information on wineries and events, contact Mary Tye 916/744-1615 and visit Old Sugar Mill, Clarksburg Wine Company and facebook.com/clarksburgwineco.

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