Twenty-two wineries throughout Sonoma Valley come together this weekend for Savor Sonoma Valley 2013. Wineries will showcase 2012 vintage wines straight from the barrels, sample new releases and offer pairings with culinary creations prepared by local chefs and restaurants. Meet winemakers and mingle with wine lovers while perusing local artists' work and listening to live music on Saturday and Sunday, March 16–17, at various wineries throughout the valley. Full weekend pass $65; Sunday only, $50. For more, see www.heartofsonomavalley.com.
The 20th annual Taste of Yountville celebration to showcase the town's finest food, wine and art kicks off on Friday, March 15, with the Taste of Yountville Show & Sale artist reception from 6pm to 8pm, where attendees can view and purchase the works of local Napa Valley artists. The celebration climaxes on Saturday, March 16, from noon to 5pm, with the Taste of Yountville block party. Renowned restaurants and wineries will serve up delicious food, microbrews and wines all along Washington Street. Admission is free; tasting tickets are only $1 each. For more, see www.yountville.com.