Bay Area wine, spirits and beer events: Aug. 13 and beyond

Guglielmo Family Harvest Festival: Now in its 26th year, this annual event features a Tri-Trip barbecue with all the fixin’s, music, dancing, a grape stomp, games and raffles, and Guglielmo wine. 2:30-9:30 p.m. Aug. 19. Villa Emile at Guglielmo Winery, 1480 East Main Ave., Morgan Hill. $60-$70. 408-779-2145, https://www.guglielmowinery.com.

Scotts Valley Art, Wine & Beer Festival: Two-day event held in an open park setting featuring fine art, wine and beer tasting, food, contests, and live entertainment. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 19 and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 20. SkyPark, 361 Kings Village Road, Scotts Valley. https://svartfest.com.

Santana Row Wine Stroll: Ticket holders can enjoy wine tasting from Santa Cruz Mountain Wineries, bid on auction items and more. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Bill Wilson Center. 5-8 p.m. Aug. 19. Santana Row, 377 Santana Row, San Jose. $40. http://www.santanarow.com.

Hawaiian Luau: Feast on traditional Luau foods such as kalua pork, teriyaki chicken and steamed rice with pineapple and cherries, then participate in a mini hula show that includes a hula lesson with the audience. Wine and nonalcoholic beverages will be available for purchase. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Sept. 9. Hannah Nicole Vineyards, 6700 Balfour Road, Brentwood. $70-$80. Must be 21 or older. http://www.hnvwines.com.

California Wine Month Celebration: The Madera Vintners Association hosts an evening of wine tasting, appetizers, and live music in honor of the statewide celebration of California Wine Month. 6-9 p.m. Sept. 15. Birdstone Winery, 9400 Road 36, Madera. $25-$35. www.maderawinetrail.com.

Pinot Weekend: In honor of National Pinot Noir Day on Aug. 18, Gloria Ferrer Caves and Vineyards is celebrating its pinots all weekend long. Tickets include light bites, live music in the arbor, olive oil tasting, and access to wine stations featuring several estate, single vineyard and clonal pinots. Noon-4 p.m. Aug. 18, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 19, and noon-4 p.m. Aug. 20. $45. www.gloriaferrer.com.

Taste of Petaluma: It’s an epicurean adventure in historic downtown at Taste of Petaluma. Guests can purchase a wristband with 10 detachable tasting tickets, then plot their tasting tour through downtown. More than 50 local restaurants, food purveyors, breweries and wineries will be serving bites and sips. Noon-3 p.m. Aug. 19. Downtown Petaluma. www.tasteofpetaluma.org.

Wine and Cheese Pairing: Winemaker and in-house cheese connoisseur, Jeffrey Fiegel, will lead guests through a flight of wines matched with a sampling of gourmet cheeses

Source:: The Mercury News – Lifestyle

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