Healdsburg Winter Palate
January through March

Serving up 100+ wine and food events from mushroom foraging to DIY workshops.
Enjoy world-class restaurants and exquisite lodging.

 

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  • January

    • January

      Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
      11 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm
      Winter Wine & Food Pairing Tasting
      At Lambert Bridge Winery

      4085 West Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg
      Partnered with Chef Riezenman, Lambert Bridge Winery is proud to present seated pairings in our candlelit redwood Barrel Room. A delicious way to enhance the tasting with expertly paired unique flights of Lambert Bridge wines with artisan small bites. Available by reservation only. Please allow one hour for full tasting experience.
      $40 per person. (800) 975-0555
      http://www.lambertbridge.com

    • January

      Every Monday through Sunday
      4 pm
      Wine & Food Pairing

      At Francis Ford Coppola Winery
      300 Via Archimedes, Geyserville
      $50 per person, $35 for Wine Family. 1 hour, including tasting of four wines paired with food.
      (707) 857-1471, www.FrancisCoppolaWinery.com

    • January 5

      11 am-2 pm
      International Crock Pot Cookery
      At Shed

      25 North Street, Healdsburg
      $45. Join chef Mei Ibach to learn slow-cooking recipes from around the world and leave with a sheaf of great recipe ideas to warm your winter.
      (707) 431-7433
      http://www.healdsburgshed.com

    • January 7

      5-9 pm
      A tavola
      At Rustic Restaurant

      300 Via Archimedes, Geyserville
      $35.00 adults, $15.00 for children (ages 12 & under).
      Beverages will be charged separately
      A tavola is a casual, family-style dinner with no menu; the chef prepares multiple courses featuring a wide variety of seasonal ingredients, and once seated at the table, the dishes begin to arrive from the kitchen.
      (707) 857-1485, www.FrancisCoppolaWinery.com

    • January 9

      1 pm
      Dry Creek Peach Wreath Making
      At Dry Creek Peach

      2179 Yoakim Bridge Road, Healdsburg
      Hands-on wreath making class with organic peach prunings and other beautiful greens found throughout the farm. We'll tour the orchard, with shears in hand, and collect an assortment of natural greens to turn into a stunning wreath, which is festive year round.
      For more information call (707) 433-8121 or email gayle@drycreekpeach.com
      www.drycreekpeach.com

    • January 11

      9 am-2 pm
      Foray for Fungi
      At Shed

      25 North Street, Healdsburg
      $55. Join Shed and LandPaths as we foray for fungi at the beautiful LandPath's Riddle Preserve in the hills above Dry Creek, just west of Healdsburg, to find edible and medicinal mushroom species. $55
      For reservations and more information call (707) 431-7433
      http://www.healdsburgshed.com

    • January 11

      9:30 am-2pm
      Wild Mushroom Foray, Cooking Class, & Lunch
      with forager-chef Elissa Rubin-Mahon
      At Relish Culinary Adventures

      14 Matheson Street, Healdsburg
      Join chef, preservist & forager Elissa Rubin-Mahon as she leads a foray in the hills above Healdsburg. Participants will learn the fundamentals of edible wild mushroom foraging, including what trees and terrain to look for, the most easily-recognizable edible mushrooms of our region, handling, safety and more.We'll cook up any edibles we find along with our amazing four-course mushroom lunch served with wonderful local wines.
      Tickets available at http://www.relishculinary.com/class_schedule.htm

    • January 11

      1 pm
      Tasting in the Dark
      At Francis Ford Coppola, Winemaker's Lab

      300 Via Archimedes, Geyserville
      $75 per person; $52 for Wine Family 2 Hours, including tasting of four wines. Guests are blindfolded and led to the Winemaker's Lab as they will explore how flavors and aromas in wine are accentuated by simply turning off the lights! (707) 857-1485
       www.FrancisCoppolaWinery.com

    • January 12

      11:30 am-1 pm and 5-7 pm
      Mastering Braises
      At Relish Culinary Adventures

      14 Matheson Street, Healdsburg
      Braising is a wonderful technique on so many levels. The "low and slow" cooking process tenderizes tough cuts like shoulders and legs, transforming these lesser expensive cuts into rich, luscious melt-in-your-mouth dishes. And the rich flavors are perfect for cozy winter meals. Chef Anne Cornell has chosen some of her favorite braised dishes for our menu. As participants make braised chicken thighs for everyday, to trendy yummy pork belly, to exquisite short ribs and lamb, they will learn the key techniques that apply to all braised dishes.
      Tickets available at http://www.relishculinary.com/class_schedule.htm

    • January 12

      1-3 pm
      Shucking Oysters Workshop
      At Shed

      25 North Street, Healdsburg
      $35. $50 with wine pairing. Join Luc Chamberland of Salt Water Oyster Co. in a tutorial and tasting, paired with wines from SHED’s Fermentation Bar.
      (707) 431-7433
      http://www.healdsburgshed.com

    • January 13

      6 pm
      Healdsburg Chef's Table: Chef Mark Stark
      At Relish Culinary Adventures

      14 Matheson Street, Healdsburg
      Relish Culinary Adventures presents the Healdsburg Chef's Table with chef Mark Stark. You love their food. Now meet the chefs that make Healdsburg a culinary mecca. Eight chefs. Eight Mondays. Eight dinners. Get recipes, learn secrets and ask questions about favorite dishes while you savor an amazing meal in an intimate setting.
      Tickets available at http://www.relishculinary.com/class_schedule.htm

    • January 14

      5-9 pm
      A tavola
      At Rustic Restaurant

      300 Via Archimedes, Geyserville
      $35.00 adults, $15.00 for children (ages 12 & under).
      Beverages will be charged separately
      A tavola is a casual, family-style dinner with no menu; the chef prepares multiple courses featuring a wide variety of seasonal ingredients, and once seated at the table, the dishes begin to arrive from the kitchen.
      (707) 857-1485, www.FrancisCoppolaWinery.com

    • January 18

      California Olive Oil Tasting
      1-2:30 pm
      At Shed, Upstairs 

      25 North Street, Healdsburg
      $25. Join Maria Hirschbein in our Larder doing tastes of California Olive Oils as well as Olio Nuovo hot (or cold) off the presses. We will demo oils we carry in our larder as well as taste new oil from HomeFarm, our founders farm.
      (707) 431-7433
      http://www.healdsburgshed.com

    • January 18

      11 am-4 pm
      Moshin Vineyards Winter Wineland

      10295 Westside Road, Healdsburg
      Winter Wineland Participants! Swing yourselves over to Moshin Vineyards for a darling of a deal on a mixed case of wine - 30% off! Then warm yourself with a spot of "Loco Cocoa" in our "Cozy Corner."
      Tickets available at www.winterwineland2014.eventbrite.com

    • January 18

      11 am - 4 pm
      Thumbprint Cellar's Winter Wineland 5th Annual Mac Off

      102 Matheson Street, Healdsburg
      thumbprint cellars will host our 5th annual Mac Off during Winter Wineland. This yearly tradition brings together three local chefs to battle it out for the title of Best Mac.
      Tickets available at winterwineland2014.eventbrite.com
      http://www.thumbprintcellars.com/

    • January 18-19

      11 am- 4 pm
      Portalupi Wines's Winter Wineland

      107 North Street, Healdsburg
      We will be offering a delightful array of our local artisan cheeses and award winning breads from Costeaux bakery during Winter Wineland. Included will be a handout to describe the cheeses and the cheeses will be available to purchase.
      (707) 395-0960
      http://www.portalupiwine.com

    • January 18-19

      11am-4pm
      22nd Annual Winter Wineland
      All About Wine

      Taste limited production wines, new releases, or library wines. All wineries will have wine on SALE for the weekend.
      www.Winterwineland2014.eventbrite.com

    • January 18-19

      11 am-4 pm
      Tesla Tours Winter Wineland Transportion

      Planning on enjoying the Winter Wineland festivities? Ride in style with Tesla Tours & Transportation!
      http://www.teslatours.com

    • January 21

      5-9 pm
      A tavola
      At Rustic Restaurant

      300 Via Archimedes, Geyserville
      $35.00 adults, $15.00 for children (ages 12 & under).
      Beverages will be charged separately
      A tavola is a casual, family-style dinner with no menu; the chef prepares multiple courses featuring a wide variety of seasonal ingredients, and once seated at the table, the dishes begin to arrive from the kitchen.
      (707) 857-1485, www.FrancisCoppolaWinery.com

    • January 22

      5:30-7:30 pm
      Designing in the Dead of Winter
      At Dragonfly Floral

      425 Westside Road, Healdsburg
      $95. Even in Winter,mother nature provides us with exquisite beauty if the mind is trained to see. In this class we'll replicate the pure lines and simple color of nature, and learn how to bring this contemplative and regenerative time into our very own lives. Think woodsy, austere and simple beauty!
      http://www.dragonflyhealdsburg.com/

    • January 23

      10 am-12 pm
      Hot & Buttery: Celebrating National Pie Day
      At Shed

      25 North, Healdsburg
      Join Stephanie for a fast-paced pie-making Q&A and free demonstration as she shows us how to make perfect crust and debates butter over shortening. (We're butter-positive, particularly with the most excellent Novato-based McClelland's in our cool case.) We also like our crusts made with local grains, milled here at SHED, and heaped with gorgeous, savory fillings for winter. Hey! Pie in January's not sounding that strange, after all.
      http://www.healdsburgshed.com

    • January 23

      1 pm
      Dry Creek Peach Wreath Making
      At Dry Creek Peach

      2179 Yoakim Bridge Road, Healdsburg
      Hands-on wreath making class with organic peach prunings and other beautiful greens found throughout the farm. We'll tour the orchard, with shears in hand, and collect an assortment of natural greens to turn into a stunning wreath, which is festive year round.
      For more information call (707) 433-8121 or email gayle@drycreekpeach.com
      www.drycreekpeach.com

    • January 25

      1 pm
      Tasting in the Dark
      At Francis Ford Coppola, Winemaker's Lab
      300 Via Archimedes, Geyserville
      $75 per person; $52 for Wine Family 2 Hours, including tasting of four wines. Guests are blindfolded and led to the Winemaker's Lab as they will explore how flavors and aromas in wine are accentuated by simply turning off the lights! (707) 857-1485
    • January 25

      5-10 pm
      Shed Supper Series with Sonoma County Meat Co & Bar Tartine
      At Shed

      25 North Street, Healdsburg
      $110. A multidisciplinary evening, this event pairs the marvelous chefs from San Francisco's award-winning Bar Tartine with the porcine-obsessed genius of Rian Rinn from Sonoma County Meat Company. Rian will break down half a hog for us (we'll do the wine-drinking part of that labor) and Bar Tartine chefs Nick Balla and Cortney Burns will then turn the meat into the mainstay of our meal.
      (707) 431-7433
      http://www.healdsburgshed.com

    • January 26

      1 pm
      Soups, Stocks, & Stews
      At Relish Culinary Adventures

      14 Matheson Street, Healdsburg
      Winter is the prime time for nourishing, hearty soups and stews. Chef Victoria Rezonja shares recipes and techniques from her years in restaurant kitchens in Australia and the US to help you make a variety of classic stocks that form the foundation for a wide variety of dishes.
      Tickets available at http://www.relishculinary.com/class_schedule.htm

    • January 27

      6 pm
      Healdsburg Chef's Table: Chef Jeff Mall
      At Relish Culinary Adventures

      14 Matheson Street, Healdsburg
      Relish Culinary Adventures presents a Healdsburg Chef's Table dinner lead by chef Jeff Mall of ZIN Restaurant. You love their food. Now meet the chefs that make Healdsburg a culinary mecca. Eight chefs. Eight Mondays. Eight dinners. Get recipes, learn secrets and ask questions while you savor an amazing meal in an intimate setting.
      Tickets available at http://www.relishculinary.com/class_schedule.htm

    • January 28

      5-9 pm
      A tavola
      At Rustic Restaurant

      300 Via Archimedes, Geyserville
      $35.00 adults, $15.00 for children (ages 12 & under).
      Beverages will be charged separately
      A tavola is a casual, family-style dinner with no menu; the chef prepares multiple courses featuring a wide variety of seasonal ingredients, and once seated at the table, the dishes begin to arrive from the kitchen.
      (707) 857-1485, www.FrancisCoppolaWinery.com

  • February DIY Month

    • February 1-28

      10 am-5 pm
      DIY Bike Tours
      At Wine Country Bikes

      61 Front Street, Healdsburg
      $39/day for Trek Hybrid rentals
      Our Sonoma County Bike Touring Center is located in the town of Healdsburg, next to the Russian River and wonderful Dry Creek Valleys & is the perfect location to start your DIY Wine Country bike tour! Rent Trek hybrid bikes to casually cycle through the pastoral Dry Creek Valley for a picnic or to visit a few of the local wineries. Rentals include a Free Bike Route Map with directions to some of our local favorite Wineries.
      (707) 473-0610
      http://www.winecountrybikes.com/

    • February

      Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
      11 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm
      Winter Wine & Food Pairing Tasting
      At Lambert Bridge Winery

      4085 West Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg
      Partnered with Chef Riezenman, Lambert Bridge Winery is proud to present seated pairings in our candlelit redwood Barrel Room. A delicious way to enhance the tasting with expertly paired unique flights of Lambert Bridge wines with artisan small bites. Available by reservation only. Please allow one hour for full tasting experience.
      $40 per person. (800) 975-0555
      http://www.lambertbridge.com

    • February

      Every Wednesday through Sunday
      4 pm
      Wine & Food Pairing
      At Francis Ford Coppola Winery

      300 Via Archimedes, Geyserville
      $50 per person, $35 for Wine Family. 1 hour, including tasting of four wines paired with food.
      (707) 857-1471, www.FrancisCoppolaWinery.com

    • February 1

      10 am-3:30 pm
      Snout-To-Tail Pork Butchering Workshop
      At Relish Culinary Adventures

      14 Matheson Street, Healdsburg
      Each participant will break down an entire 80-pound roaster pig. Chef Dino Bugica of Diavola Pizzeria starts the workshop with a discussion about butchering basics, including necessary equipment, safety and hygiene, knife usage, overview of primals and cuts, and other pertinent facts and advice. Armed with this information, each participant will move to his/her own 80-pound pig, sustainably-raised and humanely-slaughtered in Sonoma County. Guests will follow Dino butchering process, separating the primals, then identifying and trimming specific cuts of pork on their individual pigs.
      Tickets available at http://www.relishculinary.com/class_schedule.htm

       

    • February 1

      11 am-1pm
      Get Ready for the Superbowl
      At Camellia Inn
       

      211 North Street, Healdsburg
      Food & Fun that carries you into the Superbowl is at the Camellia Inn as part of DIY (Do it Yourself) Month in Healdsburg this February. Stay at the Inn on Saturday, February 1 and together we'll make an amazing appetizer for you to take to the Super Bowl party the next afternoon. We'll gather in the Inn's commercial kitchen to prepare a platter of goodies for Sunday's festivities. We have all the ingredients and some wine to help provide the culinary inspiration. Spend the afternoon enjoying wineries or shopping in Healdsburg. You'll leave after breakfast on Sunday morning ready to greet your friends with a scrumptious party dish or join us for a Super Bowl Celebration Camellia Inn style. Want the food, but not up for a fun time in the kitchen? We'll prepare extra so you can take a party dish without stepping into the kitchen! Enjoy the Wine Country and then off to your Superbowl Celebration with party offering ready to serve. All part of DIY month in February in Healdsburg.
      (800) 727-8182
      http://www.camelliainn.com

    • February 1

      11 am-1 pm
      Eyelet Cowl
      At Purls of Joy- a Yarn Lovers Boutique

      429 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg
      $15
      (707) 433-5697

    • February 1

      2:30-4:30 pm
      Needle Felted Animals
      At Purls of Joy- a Yarn Lovers Boutique

      429 Healdsburg Ave. Healdsburg
      $20 supplies included.
      (707) 433-5697

    • February 2

      11 am-1 pm
      Felted Soaps
      At Purls of Joy- a Yarn Lovers Boutique

      429 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg
      $25 supplies included
      (707) 433-5697

    • February 2

      1 pm
      Winter Citrus Preserving
      At Relish Culinary Adventures

      14 Matheson Street, Healdsburg
      At this class, chef and award-winning preserver Elissa Rubin-Mahon will lead you as you make a variety of wonderful preserved items from California-grown organic fruit. Nothing will be wasted as we use all parts of the fruit for these flavorful goodies. Some items are sweet, others are savory, and all will be made naturally without chemicals, added pectin or preservatives. We'll also take time to can the marmalade, with Chef Elissa sharing direction and advice for safe home canning. Of course, we'll enjoy tastes at the end of the class. Preserved lemons Best of all, you will take home jars/packages of each item (except Limoncello) to ensure that you'll be enjoying these tangy citrus flavors all year round.
      Tickets available at http://www.relishculinary.com/class_schedule.htm

    • February 2

      3 pm
      Wine, Whim, & Song
      At Francis Ford Coppola Winery

      300 Via Archimedes, Geyserville
      $45 per person; $31.50 for Wine Family.  This innovative new experience combines the love of wine, music and discovery. Can wine and music really influence each other? Music curators, Sonomadic, have developed a set of activites centered around tasting wine while listening to a variety of music to explore the concept further. 90 min. tasting including 4-6 wines. (707) 857-1485, www.FrancisCoppolaWinery.com

    • February 3

      6 pm
      Healdsburg Chef's Table: Louis Maldonado
      At Relish Culinary Adventures

      14 Matheson Street, Healdsburg
      Relish Culinary Adventures presents the Healdsburg Chef's Table with Louis Maldonado. You love their food. Now meet the chefs that make Healdsburg a culinary mecca. Eight chefs. Eight Mondays. Eight dinners. Get recipes, learn secrets and ask questions about favorite dishes while you savor an amazing meal in an intimate setting.
      Tickets available at http://www.relishculinary.com/class_schedule.htm

    • February 4

      5-9 pm
      A tavola
      At Rustic Restaurant

      300 Via Archimedes, Geyserville
      $35.00 adults, $15.00 for children (ages 12 & under).
      Beverages will be charged separately
      A tavola is a casual, family-style dinner with no menu; the chef prepares multiple courses featuring a wide variety of seasonal ingredients, and once seated at the table, the dishes begin to arrive from the kitchen.
      (707) 857-1485, www.FrancisCoppolaWinery.com

    • February 5

      11 am-3pm
      Interactive Greek Cooking Class: Moussaka
      At Taverna Sofia

      244 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg
      Moussaka is Sofia's signature dish consisting of layers of grilled eggplant and spiced ground beef topped with a layer of béchamel sauce and Kefalogriaviera cheese.
      You will learn to prepare this time consuming dish from scratch and take home to bake and serve to your family and friends.
      Tickets are $120 per person. For cooking class reservations, email Sofia at limsofia@yahoo.com.
      http://www.tavernasofia.com/

    • February 6

      1 pm
      Dry Creek Peach Wreath Making
      At Dry Creek Peach

      2179 Yoakim Bridge Road, Healdsburg
      Hands-on wreath making class with organic peach prunings and other beautiful greens found throughout the farm. We'll tour the orchard, with shears in hand, and collect an assortment of natural greens to turn into a stunning wreath, which is festive year round.
      For more information call (707) 433-8121 or email gayle@drycreekpeach.com
      www.drycreekpeach.com

    • February 6

      5:30-7 pm
      Cocktails & Cards Valentine's Workshop
      H2Hotel

      219 Healdsburg Avenue, Healdsburg
      $40. Healdsburg graphic design studio, notion:creative will guide you through an evening of creating one-of-a-kind valentines. Enjoy a special treat from Spoonbar while notion:creative shares a short idea session, followed by hands-on work using a packet of materials (included) and a variety of available materials throughout the workshop. Fee includes inspiration and materials for a dozen Valentines.
      (707) 431-2202
      http://www.h2hotel.com

    • February 6

      6:30-9 pm
      Winter Supper
      At Shed

      25 North Street, Healdsburg
      $75. Join Loretta Keller and friends Angelo Garro and Colleen McGlynn for a winter supper at SHED.Gathering food from our local fields and farms they'll cook a delicious 4 course menu that will warm our winter hearts.
      http://www.healdsburgshed.com

    • February 7

      Guest Speaker Series
      At Francis Ford Coppola Winery

      300 Via Archimedes, Geyserville
      http://www.francisfordcoppolawinery.com/

    • February 8

      10 am-3 pm
      Steelhead Festival
      Lake Sonoma Visitor Center

      3288 Skaggs Springs Road, Geyserville
      Visitors will enjoy more than 25 educational exhibits, a trout pond for young anglers, a live steelhead display, art for kids to do and a chance to try your hand at archery! Enjoy a convoy of food trucks, wine, beer, soft drinks all available to purchase at the event. Plus live music From Rose Town Ramblers!
      http://www.lakesonoma.org

    • February 8

      11 am-1 pm
      Steinbeck Cable Scarf
      At Purls of Joy- a Yarn Lovers Boutique

      429 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg
      $15
      (707) 433-5697

    • February 8

      1 pm
      Tasting in the Dark
      At Francis Ford Coppola, Winemaker's Lab

      300 Via Archimedes, Geyserville
      $75 per person; $52 for Wine Family 2 Hours, including tasting of four wines. Guests are blindfolded and led to the Winemaker's Lab as they will explore how flavors and aromas in wine are accentuated by simply turning off the lights! (707) 857-1485
       www.FrancisCoppolaWinery.com

    • February 8

      2:30-3:30 pm
      Needle Felted Clutch
      At Purls of Joy- a Yarn Lovers Boutique

      429 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg
      $35 supplies included.
      (707) 433-5697

    • February 8

      9:30 am-2pm
      Wild Mushroom Foray, Cooking Class, & Lunch
      with forager-chef Elissa Rubin-Mahon
      At Relish Culinary Adventures
       

      14 Matheson Street, Healdsburg
      Join chef, preservist & forager Elissa Rubin-Mahon as she leads a foray in the hills above Healdsburg. Participants will learn the fundamentals of edible wild mushroom foraging, including what trees and terrain to look for, the most easily-recognizable edible mushrooms of our region, handling, safety and more.We'll cook up any edibles we find along with our amazing four-course mushroom lunch served with wonderful local wines.
      Tickets available at http://www.relishculinary.com/class_schedule.htm

    • February 8

      6:30 pm
      Wine Maker Dinner
      Portalupi Wines

      107 North Street, Healdsburg
      $95. Join us for a very special evening to present our new 2012 releases with a 5 course meal crafted by famous local chef, Matt Paille, owner of Epicurean Escape Catering. And . . . this is a celebration of grape to glass with special guests Kathleen and Jim Dolinsek; Cheri and Phil Marcucci. Space is limited, so book early.
      (707) 395-0960
      http://www.portalupiwine.com

    • February 9

      10 am-2 pm
      Bread Baking with Carl Seppi & Mairin Rossi of Costeaux Bakery
      At Relish Culinary Adventures

      14 Matheson Street, Healdsburg
      $94. Please join us for this wonderful 4-hour hands-on workshop. Master Baker Karl Seppi of Costeaux Bakery and Baking Manager Mairin Rossi are the perfect pair to lead this workshop—Karl is an intuitive baker with more than 30 years experience and Mairin complements him with her technical knowledge and modern approaches.
      http://www.relishculinary.com/class_schedule.htm

    • February 9

      11 am-1 pm
      Needle Felted Clutch
      At Purls of Joy- a Yarn Lovers Boutique

      429 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg
      $35 supplies included.
      (707) 433-5697

    • February 10

      6 pm
      Healdsburg Chef's Table: Chef Todd Knoll of Jordan Winery
      At Relish Culinary Adventures

      14 Matheson Street, Healdsburg
      Relish Culinary Adventures presents the Healdsburg Chef's Table with chef Todd Knoll. You love their food. Now meet the chefs that make Healdsburg a culinary mecca. Eight chefs. Eight Mondays. Eight dinners. Get recipes, learn secrets and ask questions about favorite dishes while you savor an amazing meal in an intimate setting.
      Tickets available at http://www.relishculinary.com/class_schedule.htm

    • February 11

      5-9 pm
      A tavola
      At Rustic Restaurant

      300 Via Archimedes, Geyserville
      $35.00 adults, $15.00 for children (ages 12 & under).
      Beverages will be charged separately
      A tavola is a casual, family-style dinner with no menu; the chef prepares multiple courses featuring a wide variety of seasonal ingredients, and once seated at the table, the dishes begin to arrive from the kitchen.
      (707) 857-1485, www.FrancisCoppolaWinery.com

    • February 11

      5:30-7:30 pm
      Flowers of Love. Love of Flowers
      At Dragonfly Floral

      425 Westside Road, Healdsburg
      $95. Flowers have been the language of love since the beginning of time. Well ok, at least since the 18th Century. Come learn the language of flowers and thehistory of Valentine's Day while we design with natures early Spring offerings such as tulips, ranunculus and sweet peas. Surprise your "sweetie" in advance with this gorgeous Valentine's Day gift from your heart!
      http://www.dragonflyhealdsburg.com/

    • February 14

      6 pm
      Valentine's Day Cooking Couples: Flavors of Argentina
      At Relish Culinary Adventures

      14 Matheson Street, Healdsburg
      $129. Ciara Meaney and Christopher Greenwald are returning to lead another Valentine's Day class designed for cooking couples. These talented and playful chefs are creating a luscious menu inspired by their travels to Buenos Aires, Argentina, the Paris of South America. You can expect a sensual meal with robust flavors and wonderful authentic cooking techniques. Participants will create this delicious menu under the guidance of our chefs, learning tips and tricks throughout the evening. The evening ends as guests savor the luscious meal they've created with specially selected local wines.
      http://www.relishculinary.com/class_schedule.htm

    • February 15

      11 am-12:30pm
      Bare Root Tree Planting – the Myths and Guidelines
      At Shed

      25 North Street, Healdsburg
      $25 per person.  Bare root season is here; now’s the time to plan on planting ornamental and fruiting trees.  This presentation, by Robert Kourik, will review how roots really grow – dispelling many common myths.  This will lay a new foundation for a new way to plant trees; with an emphasis on planting on a mound, not in a hole. Gain insight into the healthiest way to make your trees thrive.
      (707) 431-7433
      http://www.healdsburgshed.com

    • February 15

      2:30-3:30 pm
      Felted Soaps
      At Purls of Joy- A Yarn Lovers Boutique

      429 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg
      $25 supplies included.
      (707) 433-5697

    • February 16

      11 am-1 pm
      Needle Felted Animals
      At Purls of Joy- A Yarn Lovers Boutique

      429 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg
      $20 supplies included.
      (707) 433-5697

    • February 16

      2-3:30 pm
      Spa Sugar Scrub Making
      At Hotel Healdsburg

      25 Matheson Street, Healdsburg
      $20. Michele Steinert of Michele's Apothecary creates natural spa, skin care and wellness products that are available in luxury spas for treatments and enjoyment including the Spa at Hotel Healdsburg.  This fun, hands-on class will help you create your own beautiful body scrub using easily available ingredients.
      (707) 431-2800
      http://www.hotelhealdsburg.com

    • February 18

      5-9 pm
      A tavola
      At Rustic Restaurant

      300 Via Archimedes, Geyserville
      $35.00 adults, $15.00 for children (ages 12 & under).
      Beverages will be charged separately
      A tavola is a casual, family-style dinner with no menu; the chef prepares multiple courses featuring a wide variety of seasonal ingredients, and once seated at the table, the dishes begin to arrive from the kitchen.
      (707) 857-1485, www.FrancisCoppolaWinery.com

    • February 19

      4-7 pm
      Interactive Greek Cooking Class: Dolma
      At Taverna Sofia

      244 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg
      Dolmas is a flavorful vegetarian and vegan dish made with tender herbed rice hand rolled in grape leaves.
      You will learn to prepare this time consuming dish from scratch and take home to cook and serve to your family and friends.
      Tickets are $95 per person. For cooking class reservations, email Sofia at limsofia@yahoo.com.
      http://www.tavernasofia.com/

    • February 20

      1 pm
      Dry Creek Peach Wreath Making
      At Dry Creek Peach

      2179 Yoakim Bridge Road, Healdsburg
      Hands-on wreath making class with organic peach prunings and other beautiful greens found throughout the farm. We'll tour the orchard, with shears in hand, and collect an assortment of natural greens to turn into a stunning wreath, which is festive year round.
      For more information call (707) 433-8121 or email gayle@drycreekpeach.com
      www.drycreekpeach.com

    • February 21

      Guest Speaker Series
      At Francis Ford Coppola Winery

      300 Via Archimedes, Geyserville
      http://www.francisfordcoppolawinery.com/

    • February 21-22

      Friday 6-9 pm, Saturday 10 am-2 pm
      Two-Day Cheese Making Workshop
      At Relish Culinary Adventures

      14 Matheson Street, Healdsburg
      Please join us for a two-day cheese making extravaganza with veteran cheese maker Louella Hill, also known as The San Francisco Milk Maid. Starting Friday night and ending Saturday afternoon, you'll be up to your elbows in whey, lifting cloud-like curds from the vat, tying mozzarella knots, and taste testing your way through the delicious world of lactic fermentation.
      Tickets available at http://www.relishculinary.com/class_schedule.htm

    • February 22

      12-2 pm
      Crochet Windowpane Scarf
      At Purls of Joy- a Yarn Lover Boutique

      429 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg
      $15
      (707) 433-5697

    • February 22

      1-4 pm
      Kumbucha, Water Kefir, & Lacto-Fermented Sodas
      At Shed

      25 North Street, Healdsburg
      $50 includes starter kit. Kombucha and other fermented beverages are favorites at SHED, not only for their unique tastes, effervescence and flavoring versatility, but for their pro-biotic qualities and health benefits. Join Jordan Lancer, our fermentation master, and learn how to inexpensively and easily make them at home! The class will go through the entire process of using and caring for two types of SCOBYs (Symbiotic Communities of Bacteria and Yeast): a kombucha “mushroom” and water kefir “grains.” Students will have the opportunity to see and sample both brews in different stages of the fermentation process. Additionally the class will go over various natural flavoring techniques and simple carbonation. The workshop will also feature a discussion of lacto-fermented sodas and their starters and processes. Students will go home with a starter kit enabling them to begin their own kombucha brewing at home. Kit includes: gallon jar, starter tea, cloth, directions and one organic kombucha SCOBY.
      Advance registration required.
      (707) 431-7433
      http://www.healdsburgshed.com

    • February 22

      Wine Blending Seminar
      At Honor Mansion

      891 Grove Street, Healdsburg
      $40 per person.  Clay Mauritson of Mauritson Winery leads this informative seminar on wine blending. Location:  Mauritson Winery.
      (707) 433-4277
      http://www.honormansion.com

    • February 22

      6:30 pm
      Greek Night: Live Music & Dancing
      At Taverna Sofia

      244 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg
      Taverna Sofia invites you to our celebration of Greek culture and music while you enjoy authentic cuisine, discover our imported Greek wines, and join in the festive energy of Greek dance led by a costumed performer! The live musicians start playing at 6:30 and go to closing, with the dancer joining in at 7:30. Our heated patio fills up quickly, so be sure to call and let one of our servers reserve you a table.
      http://www.tavernasofia.com

    • February 23

      9:30 am-2pm
      Wild Mushroom Foray, Cooking Class, & Lunch
      with forager-chef Elissa Rubin-Mahon
      At Relish Culinary Adventures

      14 Matheson Street, Healdsburg
      Join chef, preservist & forager Elissa Rubin-Mahon as she leads a foray in the hills above Healdsburg. Participants will learn the fundamentals of edible wild mushroom foraging, including what trees and terrain to look for, the most easily-recognizable edible mushrooms of our region, handling, safety and more.We'll cook up any edibles we find along with our amazing four-course mushroom lunch served with wonderful local wines.
      Tickets available at http://www.relishculinary.com/class_schedule.htm

    • February 23

      10 am-3 pm
      Healing Through Nature. Healing By Design
      At Dragonfly Floral

      425 Westside Road, Healdsburg
      $195. In this enriching and beneficial day-course we will learn the healing power of nature and the many benefits of sensory contact with this opulent gift from the Gods! This class will include discussion, meditation, contemplation and design. When's the last time you created something from your soul? When's the last time you allowed your inner beauty and expression to come out? In this class we will do just that. This class is for everyone but especially for those recovering from grief, illness, depression or loss. There is more to those flowers than just a pretty face! "Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror." - Khalil Gibran
      ***Please wear comfortable clothes, bring a cushion to sit on, a blanket to wrap.
      http://www.dragonflyhealdsburg.com/

    • February 23

      1 pm
      Tasting in the Dark
      At Francis Ford Coppola, Winemaker's Lab
      300 Via Archimedes, Geyserville
      $75 per person; $52 for Wine Family 2 Hours, including tasting of four wines. Guests are blindfolded and led to the Winemaker's Lab as they will explore how flavors and aromas in wine are accentuated by simply turning off the lights! (707) 857-1485
    • February 23

      3:30-5 pm
      Garden to Glass Cocktail Class
      At H2Hotel's Green Room

      219 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg
      $50. Class includes Gardening Basic and an introduction to herbology (what herbs make the best cocktail garnishes and infusions). Class includes two cocktails and a take-away hand out including expert mixologist and bar manager, Tara's, herb glossary, recipe and garden tips, plus your own started herb.
      (707) 431-2800
      http://www.h2hotel.com

    • February 24

      6 pm
      Healdsburg Chef's Table: Chef Manuel Azevedo of Cafe Lucia and LaSalette
      At Relish Culinary Adventures
      14 Matheson Street, Healdsburg
      Relish Culinary Adventures presents the Healdsburg Chef's Table with chef Manuel Azevedo. You love their food. Now meet the chefs that make Healdsburg a culinary mecca. Eight chefs. Eight Mondays. Eight dinners. Get recipes, learn secrets and ask questions about favorite dishes while you savor an amazing meal in an intimate setting.
    • February 25

      5-9 pm
      A tavola
      At Rustic Restaurant

      300 Via Archimedes, Geyserville
      $35.00 adults, $15.00 for children (ages 12 & under).
      Beverages will be charged separately
      A tavola is a casual, family-style dinner with no menu; the chef prepares multiple courses featuring a wide variety of seasonal ingredients, and once seated at the table, the dishes begin to arrive from the kitchen.
      (707) 857-1485, www.FrancisCoppolaWinery.com

    • February 26

      6-9 pm
      Jazz On The Menu

      Fund raiser to support music education in the Healdsburg and Geyserville schools sponsored by the Healdsburg Jazz Festival. After Party event at Costeaux 7:30-10:30PM
      http://www.healdsburgjazzfestival.org/wordpress/

    • February 28

      Guest Speaker Series
      At Francis Ford Coppola Winery

      300 Via Archimedes, Geyserville 
      http://www.francisfordcoppolawinery.com/

    • February 29-March 2 and March 7-9

      11am-4pm
      36th Annual Barrel Tasting

      Purchase wine futures come back in 12-18 months to pick up the bottles.
      www.wineroad.com

  • March

    • March

      Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
      11 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm
      Winter Wine & Food Pairing Tasting
      At Lambert Bridge Winery

      4085 West Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg
      Partnered with Chef Riezenman, Lambert Bridge Winery is proud to present seated pairings in our candlelit redwood Barrel Room. A delicious way to enhance the tasting with expertly paired unique flights of Lambert Bridge wines with artisan small bites. Available by reservation only. Please allow one hour for full tasting experience.
      $40 per person. (800) 975-0555
      http://www.lambertbridge.com

    • March

      Every Monday through Sunday
      4 pm
      Wine & Food Pairing
      At Francis Ford Coppola Winery

      300 Via Archimedes, Geyserville
      $50 per person, $35 for Wine Family. 1 hour, including tasting of four wines paired with food.
      (707) 857-1471, www.FrancisCoppolaWinery.com

    • March 4

      5-9 pm
      A tavola
      At Rustic Restaurant

      300 Via Archimedes, Geyserville
      $35.00 adults, $15.00 for children (ages 12 & under).
      Beverages will be charged separately
      A tavola is a casual, family-style dinner with no menu; the chef prepares multiple courses featuring a wide variety of seasonal ingredients, and once seated at the table, the dishes begin to arrive from the kitchen.
      (707) 857-1485, www.FrancisCoppolaWinery.com

    • March 5

      11 am-3 pm
      Interactive Greek Cooking Class: Baklava
      At Taverna Sofia

      244 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg
      Baklava is Sofia's signature dessert. A unique take of a traditional favorite created with pistachios, walnuts and almonds spiced with cinnamon, cloves and sugar.  Baked in crispy phyllo dough and drizzled with a honey citrus syrup.
      You will learn to prepare this time consuming dish from scratch and take home to bake and serve to your family and friends.Tickets are $120 per person. For cooking class reservations, email Sofia at limsofia@yahoo.com.
      http://www.tavernasofia.com/

    • March 6

      1 pm
      Dry Creek Peach Wreath Making
      At Dry Creek Peach

      2179 Yoakim Bridge Road, Healdsburg
      Hands-on wreath making class with organic peach prunings and other beautiful greens found throughout the farm. We'll tour the orchard, with shears in hand, and collect an assortment of natural greens to turn into a stunning wreath, which is festive year round.
      For more information call (707) 433-8121 or email gayle@drycreekpeach.com
      www.drycreekpeach.com

    • March 8

      9:30 am-2pm
      Wild Mushroom Foray, Cooking Class, & Lunch
      with forager-chef Elissa Rubin-Mahon
      At Relish Culinary Adventures

      14 Matheson Street, Healdsburg
      Join chef, preservist & forager Elissa Rubin-Mahon as she leads a foray in the hills above Healdsburg. Participants will learn the fundamentals of edible wild mushroom foraging, including what trees and terrain to look for, the most easily-recognizable edible mushrooms of our region, handling, safety and more.We'll cook up any edibles we find along with our amazing four-course mushroom lunch served with wonderful local wines.
      Tickets available at http://www.relishculinary.com/class_schedule.htm

    • March 11

      5-9 pm
      A tavola
      At Rustic Restaurant

      300 Via Archimedes, Geyserville
      $35.00 adults, $15.00 for children (ages 12 & under).
      Beverages will be charged separately
      A tavola is a casual, family-style dinner with no menu; the chef prepares multiple courses featuring a wide variety of seasonal ingredients, and once seated at the table, the dishes begin to arrive from the kitchen.
      (707) 857-1485, www.FrancisCoppolaWinery.com

    • March 13

      Chamber Music from Brave New Music
      At Shed

      25 North Street, Healdsburg
      $25.  Artistic Director, Gary McLaughlin launches Brave New Music, a chamber music series being presented in collaboration with SHED. The new series will feature top-notch chamber music artists performing cutting edge new music as well as more traditional repertoire in an informal café-like setting.  Craft beer, wine, and tasty edibles will be available for purchase during the performance sessions.
      (707) 431-7433
      http://www.healdsburgshed.com

    • March 15

      6-10 pm
      CYRUS Dinner in the Wine Cave
      At Alexander Valley Vineyards

      This years dinner will include a sumptuous three course meal in Alexander Valley Vineyard s wine cave. Each course will be paired with a favorite AVV wine, including the evening s guest of honor, the newest release of CYRUS, our flagship Bordeaux style blend. Tickets are available now at $125 per person but will increase to $135 per person after February 21, 2014. RSVP to Frances Kruger at 800.888.7209 x 113 or email at frances@avvwine.com.
      Tickets available at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/cyrus-dinner-in-the-wine-cave-tickets-8613847249

    • March 16

      1 pm
      Tasting in the Dark
      At Francis Ford Coppola, Winemaker's Lab
      300 Via Archimedes, Geyserville
      $75 per person; $52 for Wine Family 2 Hours, including tasting of four wines. Guests are blindfolded and led to the Winemaker's Lab as they will explore how flavors and aromas in wine are accentuated by simply turning off the lights! (707) 857-1485
    • March 18

      5-9 pm
      A tavola
      At Rustic Restaurant

      300 Via Archimedes, Geyserville
      $35.00 adults, $15.00 for children (ages 12 & under).
      Beverages will be charged separately
      A tavola is a casual, family-style dinner with no menu; the chef prepares multiple courses featuring a wide variety of seasonal ingredients, and once seated at the table, the dishes begin to arrive from the kitchen.
      (707) 857-1485, www.FrancisCoppolaWinery.com

    • March 19

      5:30-7:30 pm
      The Beauty of Blossoming Branches
      At Dragonfly Floral

      425 Westside Road, Healdsburg
      $95. In early Spring mother nature taunts us with what's to come through the blossoming of glorious branches. Think flowering quince, magnolia, redbud, apple and pear! Bring your favorite large container and learn how to work with the simplicity of natures first explosion of color.
      http://www.dragonflyhealdsburg.com/

    • March 20

      1 pm
      Dry Creek Peach Wreath Making
      At Dry Creek Peach

      2179 Yoakim Bridge Road, Healdsburg
      Hands-on wreath making class with organic peach prunings and other beautiful greens found throughout the farm. We'll tour the orchard, with shears in hand, and collect an assortment of natural greens to turn into a stunning wreath, which is festive year round.
      For more information call (707) 433-8121 or email gayle@drycreekpeach.com
      www.drycreekpeach.com

    • March 25

      5-9 pm
      A tavola
      At Rustic Restaurant

      300 Via Archimedes, Geyserville
      $35.00 adults, $15.00 for children (ages 12 & under).
      Beverages will be charged separately
      A tavola is a casual, family-style dinner with no menu; the chef prepares multiple courses featuring a wide variety of seasonal ingredients, and once seated at the table, the dishes begin to arrive from the kitchen.
      (707) 857-1485, www.FrancisCoppolaWinery.com

    • March 30

      1 pm
      Tasting in the Dark
      At Francis Ford Coppola, Winemaker's Lab
      300 Via Archimedes, Geyserville
      $75 per person; $52 for Wine Family 2 Hours, including tasting of four wines. Guests are blindfolded and led to the Winemaker's Lab as they will explore how flavors and aromas in wine are accentuated by simply turning off the lights! (707) 857-1485
  • Lodging Specials

    • 1901 Vintage Towers Bed & Breakfast Inn

      Winter Specials

      DIY credit included with your stay.
      302 North Main Street, Cloverdale
      http://www.vintagetowers.com/specials.htm

    • Bella Luna Inn

      A Wine Country Bed & Breakfast

      20% off room rates, January-March 2014
      530 Healdsburg Avenue, Healdsburg
      (707) 395-0117
       www.bellalunasonoma.com

    • Camellia Inn

      Royal Winter Getaway Package

      DIY credit included with your stay.
      211 North Street, Healdsburg
      The Inn is the perfect base camp for shopping at chic shops on the plaza and attending wine hospitality open houses. The Royal Winter Getaway includes complimentary wine tasting vouchers, a full harvest inspired breakfast every morning Sunday through Thursday, any standard Queen Room for $179 per night and any King Room for $229. A value of up to 25 percent under regular room rates available through March 31, 2014.
      (707) 433-8182
      http://www.camelliainn.com/specials/royal-winter-getaway.htm

    • h2 hotel

      DIY Credit

      DIY credit included with your stay.
      219 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg
      (707) 431-2202
      http://www.h2hotel.com/home/

    • Haydon Street Inn

      Winter Specials

      DIY credit included with your stay. 
      Dragonfly Floral is offering classes in January, February and March.  We love their work so  much, we will pay for your class of your choice with the booking of a full-priced room in January, February or March.  (One person, one class per each night booked.)
      321 Haydon Street, Healdsburg
      (707) 433-5228
      http://www.haydon.com/Specials.htm

    • Healdsburg Country Gardens Lodging

      Wine Country Wintertine Escape

      December 2013 thru March 15, 2014 in the Wine Country Cottage, Home, and Farmhouse.
      (707) 431-8630
      info@hcountrygardens.com
      www.hcountrygardens.com

    • Healdsburg Inn on the Plaza

      Stay One Night, Receive Your Second Night Free!

      112 Matheson Street, Healdsburg
      For a two-night stay, our ‘Stay One Night, Receive Your Second Night Free’ offers incredible value!
      Stay One Night, Receive One Night Free includes: Two nights at Healdsburg Inn, breakfast for two, and afternoon wine and hors d’oeuvres.
      (800) 431-8663
      http://www.healdsburginn.com/specials.jsp

    • Healdsburg River Retreat

      Special Winter Rates

      DIY credit included with your stay
      (510) 301-2068
      http://www.healdsburgriverretreat.com

    • Honor Mansion

      DIY Credit

      DIY credit included with your stay.
      891 Grove Street, Healdsburg
      http://www.honormansion.com/

    • Hotel Healdsburg

      DIY Credit

      DIY credit included with your stay.
      25 Matheson Street, Healdsburg
      (707) 431-2800
      http://www.hotelhealdsburg.com/home/