Taste Anderson Valley: A Wine & Cheese Soiree

Mission District, San Francisco


Banquet (20+ Guests)
Local, Organic
Experience Mendocino's Anderson Valley with unlimited pours from popular boutique wineries - Balo, Bink, Handley Cellars & Yamakiri. This event is a benefit for Anderson Valley Winegrowers Association. YOUR HOSTS for this event are Let's Eat (Michelle Fitzgerald) and Taste West (Peter Dworkin). Meet them and the winemakers for a unique evening of "wine country in the city". Discover. Sip. Share. **this is a 21+ only event. ID will be requested at check-in.**

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Balo Wines
Balo vineyard and winery are on the site of a former sheep ranch, and owners Michelle and Tim Mullins chose the name Balo, which means “bleat” in Latin, as a nod to that heritage. Balo makes organically farmed Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, and Riesling. [] Featured Pours: 2015 Pinot Noir Blanc 2015 Pinot Gris 2013 Estate Pinot Noir 2014 Estate Pinot Noir
Bink Wine
Bink is a partnership of two engineers: winemaker Deb Schatzlein and winegrower Cindy Paulson. The name Bink comes from the quality of their deeply colored and multi-layered Syrah. They also make Pinot Noir, Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc, and a rose. They farm organically and bio dynamically. [] Featured Pours: 2014 Old Chatham Ranch Sauvignon Blanc 2014 Anderson Valley Pinot Noir 2012 Bink Estate Syrah 2008 Melange (cab/merlot/syrah blend)
Handley Cellars
Handley Cellars is run by the daughters of founder Mila Handley, a descendant of pioneering Portland beer maker Henry Weinhard. Voted Mendocin County's best winery and vineyard by Trip Advisor in 2015, they farm organically and produce Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Gewurztraminer, and Riesling. [] Featured Pours: 2014 Chardonnay, Estate Vineyard, Anderson Valley 2015 Pinot Gris, Anderson Valley 2013 Pinot Noir, Anderson Valley 2013 Pinot Noir, RSM Vineyard, Anderson Valley
Yamakiri Wine
Yamakiri, which means “Mountain Fog” in Japanese, is a collaboration of winemaker Alex Crangle and owner Lisa Bauer. They find untended, usually older low-yielding vineyards and use biodynamic and dry farming methods to make exceptional and unique Pinot Noirs, Sauvignon Blancs, Chardonnay, Syrah, and a Rose. [] Featured Pours: 2014 Chardonnay 2015 Gentil/Cuvee Blanc 2015 Pinot Noir
Cheese Chauceterrie
If you haven't yet experienced The Cheese School of San Francisco located at Stable Cafe, here's your chance. Several platters of delectable cheese varieties will be available to accompany the Anderson Valley pours.

Taste Anderson Valley: A Wine & Cheese Soiree

Mission District, San Francisco
(Exact Address will be shared upon purchase.)