Healdsburg, CA (PRWEB) January 27, 2015 -- Tickets sales open Sunday, February 1 at 10:00 a.m. PST for the 26th Annual Passport to Dry Creek Valley. New this year, the Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley debut Prelude to Passport, on Friday, April 24, offering guests the chance to spend time with their favorite winemakers and learn about grape growing directly from the source. Prelude ticket-holders will enjoy intimate vineyard tour lunches and exclusive winemaker dinners featuring unique themes and premium wine and food pairings.
An immersive experience that goes beyond wine and food tasting, Passport to Dry Creek Valley transports guests into other worlds via elaborate themed parties thrown by participating wineries. Attendees can party like it's Mardi Gras, travel back to the Roaring 20s, frolic in the South of France, follow the Yellow Brick Road, and more -- all within Dry Creek Valley!
Click here to watch a preview of this year’s Passport to Dry Creek Valley.
Passport to Dry Creek Valley is a modern tradition with century-old roots, inviting wine lovers to experience the tastes, sights and sounds of the wine country lifestyle at its best. Festive themes at more than 45 wineries transport guests to another time and place, while food and wine pairings showcase the region’s viticultural and epicurean masters. Find Passport updates at facebook.com/drycreekvalley or on Twitter @drycreekvalley.
Friday, April 24, 2015 -- Prelude to Passport
Saturday & Sunday, April 25-26, 2015 from 11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Dry Creek Valley is located in the heart of Sonoma County, just 15 minutes from Sonoma County Airport and 70 miles north of San Francisco. Direct flights into Sonoma County Airport are available on Alaska Airlines from Los Angeles, San Diego, Seattle and Portland; visitors on these flights can check a case of wine for free on their flight home. Festivities take place at 45+ Dry Creek Valley wineries. A complete list of lodging options can be found at http://www.drycreekvalley.org.
Prelude to Passport Price: $75.00 for a lunch ticket; $155.00 for a dinner ticket
General Admission Price: $130.00 for a 2-Day Passport or $75.00 for a Sunday-only Passport
Tickets go on sale online at http://www.drycreekvalley.org on February 1, 2015 at 10:00 am PST.
This event will sell out quickly. Tickets are sold on a first-come, first-served basis.
The Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley are giving away three pairs of Passport tickets every week from Feb 1 - March 1 for a total of 12 pairs! Facebook fans can click here to enter.
About Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley
The Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley® (WDCV) is an association of more than 60 wineries and 150 growers, of which more than 95 percent are small, family-owned operations. WDCV is dedicated to advancing the recognition, enhancement and preservation of Dry Creek Valley as a premium winegrowing region. Anchored by the charming town of Healdsburg, the Dry Creek Valley appellation was officially designated in 1983. Known as a premier zinfandel growing region, Dry Creek Valley is one of California’s oldest wine producing regions and is home to many heritage vineyards ranging in age from 50 to 120 years. To preserve this history and the valley’s pristine beauty, the Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley supports sustainable viticulture and low-impact farming practices. For more information, visit http://www.drycreekvalley.org.
Celia Soudry, McCue Marketing Communications, http://mccuecommunications.com/, +1 (213) 985-1011, [email protected]
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