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March 2017
Sonoma International Film Festival
Wed, Mar 29, 2017 - Sun, Apr 2, 2017
Venue: Sonoma, CA

Muscardini Cellars is a proud sponsor of The Sonoma International Film Festival and has been for many years.  Join us at the opening night gala or in the back lot tent for happy hour for a taste of your favorite Muscardini Cellars wines.  VIsit http://www.sonomafilmfest.org/ to learn more and to get your passes!

April 2017
Meet our Sommelier
11:00 AM to 6:00 PM     Sat, Apr 1, 2017 - Sun, Apr 2, 2017
Venue: Muscardini Cellars

Ryan Stetins is an Advanced Sommelier in the Court of Master Sommeliers, a decades-old organization that sets the standard for beverage knowledge and service in hotels and restaurants throughout the world. It offers a rigorous educational program that guides aspiring Masters through four increasingly difficult levels of coursework and testing, culminating in the Master Sommelier Diploma Examination.

Currently, there are less than 1,200 Advanced Sommeliers in the Americas, Australia and New Zealand. Additionally, according to the Court, only 25–30 percent of applicants pass the Advanced Sommelier Examination – the third exam in the four part series – illustrating Ryan’s commitment to furthering his education and intellectual prowess in the world of wine.

Ryan passed his Advanced Sommelier Exam with the Court of Master Sommeliers back in April 2013. After working in the restaurant industry for a few years, he's decided to continue his education by returning to the wine industry and has chosen to join the team at Muscardini Cellars and work alongside Michael Muscardini with his love for Italian Varietals.

Ryan will be more than glad to introduce you to new wines or find your perfect pair. Stop by the tasting room during the Sonoma International Film Festival for a viewing of SOMM and to meet our new Somm, Ryan Stetins.

Signature Sonoma Valley
Fri, Apr 7, 2017 - Sun, Apr 9, 2017
Venue: Sonoma Valley

From the heights of Moon Mountain to the windswept hills of Carneros, SIGNATURE SONOMA VALLEY is an exclusive, two-day immersion in to the incomparable wines, acclaimed vineyards, and welcoming community of Sonoma Valley. We invite you to experience this unique, unforgettable weekend of sharing world-class wines with the passionate vintners and growers who craft them.

Learn more at www.sonomavalleywine.com/signature-sonoma-valley/

the fig rig Post Up
11:00 AM to 6:00 PM     Sat, Apr 8, 2017
Venue: Muscardini Cellars

Join us during Signature Sonoma Valley & Alfresco Tasting Kickoff Weekend with food on the patio from the fig rig! the fig rig will be posting up from 1-6pm Saturday, April 8th - come hungry!

Alfresco Tasting Kickoff Weekend
11:00 AM to 6:00 PM     Sat, Apr 8, 2017 - Sun, Apr 9, 2017
Venue: Muscardini Cellars

Kickoff your spring season in wine country at Muscardini Cellars!
Relax on the patio overlooking hillside vineyards and the Mayacama Mountain Range as you tour the wine country with an expertly chosen flight, glass, or bottle of wine with an assortment of delicious Italian-inspired cheese and charcuterie. Wine Club members can enjoy lounging on new patio furniture in our wine club reserve seated section.

Cars, Vines & Wines
2:00 PM to 5:00 PM     Sun, Apr 9, 2017
Venue: Muscardini Cellars

You come to Sonoma Valley for the wine and we get that, but if you’re also into classic cars and racing machines, you’ll want to visit it for more than just the wine on Sunday, April 9th. Join us for an afternoon of wine and vintage cars - it can't get much better than that! Sip on a glass of wine while checking out an array of vintage cars at Muscardini Cellars.

Bring your Easter Picnic to Muscardini Cellars
11:00 AM to 5:00 PM     Sat, Apr 15, 2017 - Sun, Apr 16, 2017
Venue: Muscardini Cellars

Bring your Easter picnic, friends, and family to Muscardini Cellars Easter weekend. Muscardini Cellars is one of few wineries that will remain open on Easter Sunday. We’ve got the wine so bring your picnic, friends, and family and enjoy a relaxing Easter Sunday along with a game of croquet or corn hole in our back garden space. Reservations not required.

Earth Day Food & Wine Pairing
12:00 PM to 5:00 PM     Sat, Apr 22, 2017
Venue: Muscardini Cellars

Save the earth - it's the only planet with wine! 
Join us on Saturday, April 22nd for an Earth Day Food & Wine Pairing Experience. Resident Sommelier, Ryan Stetins, will be hosting food & wine pairing experience to highlight wines from Unti Vineyards. Unti Vineyards is a small, family-owned and operated vineyard farmed to emphasize the relationship between plants and soils, without the use of pesticides or herbicides. The vineyards have been farmed organically since 2003, in an attempt to facilitate self sustaining vines. Michael Muscardini makes some of his best Syrah from these vineyards. In honor of Earth Day, we are offering a food pairing to highlight a library trio of Unti Syrahs. Reservations are required; 12pm, 2pm, and 4pm timeslots available.

Muscardini Mad Men Winemaker Dinner
6:30 PM to 9:00 PM     Thu, Apr 27, 2017
Venue: Suite D - 21800 Schellville Rd, Sonoma, CA 95476

Mister Michael Muscardini Formally Invites you to Discover...

MUSCARDINI MADNESS

A cocktail creation from the girl and the fig,
featuring Michael Muscardini's very own Sweet Vermouth.

Join us for an evening featuring Michael Muscardini's fabulous Sweet Vermouth, we will start out with a MARTINI GLASS COCKTAIL and appetizers before we move on to dinner accompanied by Michael Muscardini's award-winning wines.
$85 General Public Tickets
$75 Wine Club Member Tickets (Select WINE CLUB MEMBER when purchasing your ticket)
Click here for tickets.

MENU

"The Muscardini Madness" ~ Signature Vermouth Cocktail
Oyster Rockefeller
Twice Baked Baby Potato, Caviar, Dill Crema
Alsatian Onion Tartlets, House-made Bacon, Crispy Sage

2014 Pinot Grigio, Ansa di Lovall, Napa
Grilled Asparagus, Arugula, Parmesan, Lemon-Anchovy Aioli 

2012 Syrah, Vadasz Vineyards, Sonoma Valley
Dry-Aged New York Strip, Vermouth Butter, Roasted Potatoes, Sauteed Mushrooms, Wilted Greens

2013 Cabernet Sauvignon, Cassata Vineyards
Trio of Chocolate

Vinyasa & Vino Retreat
11:00 AM to 3:00 PM     Sun, Apr 30, 2017
Venue: Muscardini Cellars

Unwind, unplug, savor, sip, and enjoy a true day of bliss. Enjoy a day filled with yoga, nature, essential oils, wine tasting, locally sourced farm to table nibbles, and new connections!

Begin the retreat with a deep, authentic and rejuvenating yoga class, uniting body, breathe and heart led by Monica Bravo Health and Personal Coach; Nutrition and Radical Life Coach, Speaker, Experienced Yoga Teacher, and Pilates Trainer. 

Morning vinyasa is followed by a wine and essential oil pairing experience. Learn how essential oils can enhance wines and their aromas and flavor profiles, a unique experience for all of your senses.

Finish the mini-retreat with a farm to table lunch made entirely from organic and locally sourced ingredients - a perfect way to end the last day of Earth month.

$25 - Includes 1 hour yoga class, wine tasting, essential oil sensory experience, and lunch 
PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

Upcoming Events


May 2017
Mother's Day Weekend Oysters & Bubbles
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM     Sat, May 13, 2017 - Sun, May 14, 2017
Venue: Muscardini Cellars

Treat mom to a relaxing afternoon of wine, oysters, and Mayacama Mountain Views. Stop in Mother's Day wekeend by and enjoy oysters paired with a glass of Rose, Pinot Grigio, or Sparkling Wine. Enjoy an assortment of freshly shucked raw and BBQ'd oysters paired with a glass of your favorite summer sipper.

Cost is $20 per person
(includes 6 oysters and a glass of wine)

 

Simmer Down Saturday with T Luke & The Tight Suits
5:30 PM to 8:00 PM     Sat, May 13, 2017
Venue: Muscardini Cellars

Simmer down with a relaxing glass of your favorite Muscardini Cellars' wine while enjoying live music on the patio from 5:30-8pm.
$10 wine purchase per person required for admission

Simmer Down Saturday with the Jami Jamison Band
5:30 PM to 8:00 PM     Sat, May 20, 2017
Venue: Muscardini Cellars

Simmer down with a relaxing glass of your favorite Muscardini Cellars' wine while enjoying live music from the Jami Jamison Band on the patio. Light meats, cheese and crackers available for purchase or bring you own light fare. 
$10 wine purchase per person required for admission

August 2017
Broadway Under the Stars Winemaker Dinner
5:00 PM to 9:00 PM     Sat, Aug 5, 2017
Venue: Jack London State Park

Join Muscardini Cellars and BWise Vineyards on Friday, August 5th for the magic and thrill of Transcendence Theatre's “Broadway Under The Stars” - a series of award-winning concerts produced by the Transcendence Theatre Company, which features established Broadway and Hollywood performers in the majestic open-air winery ruins in Sonoma’s Jack London State Historic Park.

Michael Muscardini (Muscardini Cellars) and Brion Wise (BWise Vineyards) have shared a long and enjoyable 16 year “winemaking friendship” together. Their 16 year brotherhood has had them working near each other, in the beautiful Sonoma Valley, crafting wines they love the most.

Tickets are $145 per person, each ticket Includes:
Performance - An award-winning Broadway Under The Stars performance in the breathtaking open air winery ruins
Dinner - Dinner will be prepared by Catherine Vinturini of Olive & Vine Restaurant and Catering
Premium Reserved Seating - Premium Level Reserved Seating at the concert with Muscardini Cellars and BWise Vineyards
Private Picnic Area - Inclusion in the exclusive Muscardini Cellars and BWise Vineyards pre-show picnic area
Jack London State Park - Entrance to the historic beauty of Jack London State Historic Park
Meet The Performers - The opportunity to meet several of the artists both before the show and after
Meet The Winemaker - Meeting and greeting with Michael Muscardini of Muscardini Cellars and Brion Wise of BWise Vineyards

Transcendence Theatre Company Skits Under the Stars
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM     Wed, Aug 9, 2017
Venue: Muscardini Cellars

Join Transcendence Theatre Company and the cast of Broadway Under the Stars for Skist Under the Stars, a community night of art and music in the beauty of nature at Muscardini Cellars. Skits Under the Stars is an entirely free event where community members are invited to bring a song, skit, poem, dance or any work of art to share with one another. All talent ranges and levels of expertise are equally appreciated. Unpolished and impromptu pieces are strongly encouraged! Feel free to come and cheer others on with a glass of wine and local cuisine if you don't wish to perform.

 

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