2022 Somm Symposium

After two years apart, we are looking forward to this year’s Somm Symposium and can’t wait for you to join us! We have an exciting line-up taking you from Monte Bello in the Santa Cruz Mountains to our Lytton Springs winery and vineyards in Healdsburg. See below for details on this year’s agenda.

Sunday, May 1st — Saratoga, CA — Welcome Dinner at Hero Ranch Kitchen

If you arrive on Sunday evening, please join us for our opening night dinner at Hero Ranch Kitchen — 14583 Big Basin Way #1A, Saratoga, CA 95070 at 5:30pm PT.

Farm to Table Experience

Monday, May 2nd — Cupertino, CA — Monte Bello

On Monday morning, we will meet in the lobby at The Inn at Saratoga at 8:00am and depart for Monte Bello. See below for the itinerary for the day:

8:30-9:30 am – Tour Vineyards

9:25 am – Meet at the crush pad at the Upper Winery

9:30 am – Tour Upper Winery

11:00 am – Tour Lower Winery and the Knoll

11:15 am – Group Photo

11:30 am – Vertical Tasting of Monte Bello

12:30 pm – Lunch

1:45 pm – Vineyard Presentation

3:30 pm – Back to the hotel – Inn at Saratoga

5:30 pm – Reception and Dinner at Plumed Horse – 14555 Big Basin Way, Saratoga, CA 95070

Tuesday, May 3rd — Healdsburg, CA — Lytton Springs

Tuesday morning, we will meet in the hotel lobby at 7:30 am to depart for Lytton Springs.

10:00 am – Meet at the Lytton Springs winery for a tour of the Geyserville, Lytton Springs, and East Bench vineyards

11:00 am – Current Release tasting in the Tasting Room

12:00 pm – Lunch on the Vineyard Terrace

1:30 pm – Vineyard Presentation and Winery Tour

2:30 pm – Zinfandel Tasting

4:00 pm – Check-in to H2

5:30 pm – Reception and Dinner at The Matheson – 106 Matheson St, Healdsburg, CA 95448

Wednesday, May 4th — Cloverdale, CA — Charlois Cooperage

On Wednesday morning, we will meet in the lobby at H2 and depart for Charlois Cooperage —1285 Foothill Blvd, Cloverdale, CA 95425 — at 7:30 am. The tour will begin at 8:00 am and is about an hour and a half in length.