The Kenwood Press|
Business Beat: 12/01/2019
Business Beat for Dec. 1, 2019
Kenwood Vineyards withdraws tasting room application
Kenwood Vineyards has decided to pull its use permit application to build a new tasting room, citing the lengthy county permit process.
St. Francis hosts “Jingle Mingle”
Don your distinctive sweater on Dec. 14 and gather at St. Francis Winery & Vineyards for “Jingle Mingle,” a fun and festive holiday reception with delicious wines and inspired by the joyful spirit of the season.
Enjoy seasonal hors d'oeuvres, artisan wines, live music and exclusive holiday gift offerings. Share in the cheer and good tidings of the season in the comfort of St. Francis' visitor center.
The event runs 6-8 p.m. Cost is $90 per person, $72 for wine club members.
For tickets, go to eventbrite.com/e/jingle-mingle-tickets-81567174615.
St. Francis Winery is located at 100 Pythian Road at Sonoma Hwy.
The Glen Ellen Stroll will take place Dec. 14, noon to 6 p.m. Visit downtown Glen Ellen wineries and celebrate the holiday season with the local business community. Stroll, sip and shop for holiday gifts, and a few special bottles for yourself. Garlands, gifts and Santa on a horse drawn carriage - what more could you ask for? VJB Vineyards & Cellars is hosting a Toys for Tots drive this holiday season. Bring a new, unwrapped toy to the tasting room and get a free hot chocolate. There's also a toy donation container at the Kenwood Fire Department… Transcendence Theatre's Broadway Holiday Spectacular will be at the Luther Burbank Center for the Arts Dec. 6-8. Celebrate the holidays with fantastic song and dance by Broadway performers. Get tickets at www.BroadwayHolidayShow.com… Valley of the Moon Winery will host its annual family-friendly Sip 'n Shop on Dec. 7, 12-5 p.m. Enjoy live music from carolers, a visit from Santa, and goods from local food artisans as well as special pricing on wine and gifts. The winery is located at 777 Madrone Road in Glen Ellen… The Sonoma Valley Chamber of Commerce will be having its State of the Valley event on Dec. 3, 5:30-8 p.m., at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn. Community leaders will present an overview of the business community's important trends and topics. Also, the chamber will present its 2019 “Business of the Year” award. For tickets, go to www.sonomachamber.com… The Sonoma County Farm Bureau will have its 31st Annual Great Sonoma Crab Feed and Wine Fest on Saturday, Feb. 1, at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds. Silent and live auctions, crab and more! Tickets are limited and go fast, so get yours now by going to www.sonomafb.org… Muscardini Cellars will be the site for “Pairin' with Karen” on Dec. 14 and Dec. 15, at noon. This is an intimate, 90-minute, wine and food pairing with a limited number of seats. Karen Hannah will teach you how to perfectly pair seasonal bites with Muscardini wines. $45 for person. Email email@example.com to reserve a spot. Muscardini is located at 9380 Sonoma Hwy. in Kenwood.