October 21st - 22nd, 2017
Harvest events all weekend!
Celebrate the bounty of harvest as we usher in the 2017 vintage!
Join us for a fun-filled weekend of wine, cheese, and more wine! You can feel the excitement in the air when you visit wine country during harvest. We have a full schedule of activities planned at Le Vigne Winery this Harvest Festival Weekend. Don't miss out on these great opportunities to celebrate the 2017 vintage!
We invite you to a special Open Cellar event on Saturday and Sunday, the 21st and 22nd, featuring our estate grown vineyard designated wines expertly paired with an international selection of artisan cheeses. Our winemaker, Michael Barreto, will be sampling our most exciting wines from the 2016 vintage straight from the barrel. Meet the enologist and experience the winemaking process from grape to bottle with a progressive tasting of the latest pick of 2017. In true Italian fashion, our very own chef, Walter Filippini, will also be serving up fresh pizza bites and authentic gelato . Entry to Open Cellar is $15 per person and $10 for members of La Famiglia. RSVPs are not required, however please be aware that our normal flights and pairings will not be available during this event.
For an elegant evening of wine and fine dining, gather in the Barrel Room on Saturday evening, October 21st, for our Harvest Winemaker's Dinner. Winery owner and chef, Walter Filippini, and family, have dreamed up an inspired menu, featuring exquisite ingredients, to commemorate a spectacular harvest. Each course is paired with a complementing Le Vigne wine for a fête of phenomenal flavors. Preview the menu below. Tickets are $110 for guests and $95 for members of La Famiglia--RSVPs are required.
Come back on Sunday, October 22nd, at 1pm, for a great Harvest Festival Cooking Demo with Walter! Classically trained in his native Italy, Walter is full of wisdom about cooking, wine, and living the good life. You will learn some new recipes, tips and tricks for time-honored techniques, and even catch some of his secrets to being so seriously cool. Tickets for the Cooking Demo, which include entry to Sunday's Open Cellar, are $35 per person and $25 for members of La Famiglia. Members of our La Tavola add-on club may attend free of charge as part of the La Tavola membership.
Our tasting room is bright and spacious, and features a cheese and charcuterie bar with one of the largest selections on the Central Coast. Our Tasting Room staff offer warm hospitality as they serve our menu of handcrafted wines.
Wine Flights include our Reserve Tasting for $10 (free with 2-bottle minimum purchase), and our Cheese or Chocolate Flights for $15 (includes a logo cheese board; fee not waived with purchase). Groups of eight people or more are required to reserve a Group Tasting.
For La Famiglia Wine Club Members--tasting fees are waived for up to four reserve flights for you and your guests, or you can opt for two cheese flights during each visit. Gourmet flights for La Famiglia do not include a souvenir cheese board.
Enjoy a private wine and cheese pairing for your group behind the closed doors of the Le Vigne Dining Room. The guided flight includes five wines and five cheeses served individually by your host, and a platter for the table featuring charcuterie, olives, and other delectable accoutrement.
Private Tastings are $35 per person. La Famiglia Wine Club Members receive a discounted rate of $25, which will be applied to two tasting fees. We can accommodate groups of four to ten guests in this intimate setting. Due to the dedicated nature of this tasting, we do not offer a discount for designated drivers or underage guests. Appointments are available during our business hours throughout the week.
Private Tours include a full facility tour, private barrel tasting, and gourmet cheese pairing, and last approximately 90 minutes. The minimum for a private tour is 4 participants.
Private Tours are available at $35 per person. La Famiglia Wine Club Members receive a discounted rate of $25, which will be applied to two tour fees.
Le Vigne Winery welcomes groups of all sizes. Group Tasting Reservations are necessary for groups of eight or more, to ensure that bar space will be set aside and that we will have adequate staffing. When making your reservation, please notify us of the number in your party, including those who will not be tasting, to ensure that adequate space is reserved.
Group Tasting Flights include our Reserve Tasting, for $15, and our Cheese or Chocolate Flights for $20 (includes a logo cheese board). All wine purchases following the Group Tasting will receive a 15% discount. La Famiglia Wine Club Members receive discounted rates for Group Tastings—please call for details.