Tickets Will Sell Out for California’s Longest-Running Passport Wine Weekend
HEALDSBURG, Calif. (January 28, 2016)—Tickets sales open Monday, February 1 at 10:00 a.m. PST for the 27th Annual Passport to Dry Creek Valley, hosted by the Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley. Passport to Dry Creek Valley is as imaginative as it is gourmet, transporting guests to other worlds via elaborate themed parties thrown by participating wineries. Attendees can party like they’re in a Prohibition-era speakeasy, sail the high seas, develop disco fever on the dancefloor, search for Italy’s finest bites, and more—all within Dry Creek Valley!
Likewise, guests can also book tickets for Prelude to Passport, which offers a chance to spend time with renowned winemakers over exclusive vineyard tours, lunches and lavish winemaker dinners; each features unique themes and premium wine and food pairings. New this year, daily designated driver passports will be offered, allowing guests all the food and fun without the wine.
Passport to Dry Creek Valley is a modern tradition with century-old roots, inviting wine lovers to experience the tastes, sights and sounds of the wine country lifestyle at its best. Festive themes at more than 45 wineries transport guests to another time and place, while food and wine pairings showcase the region’s viticultural and epicurean masters. Find Passport updates at facebook.com/drycreekvalley or on Twitter @drycreekvalley.
Friday, April 22, 2016 — Prelude to Passport
Saturday & Sunday, April 23 & 24, 2016 from 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Dry Creek Valley is located in the heart of Sonoma County, just 15 minutes from Sonoma County Airport and 70 miles north of San Francisco. Direct flights into Sonoma County Airport are available on Alaska Airlines from Los Angeles, San Diego, Seattle and Portland; visitors on these flights can check a case of wine for free on their flight home. Festivities take place at 45+ Dry Creek Valley wineries. A complete list of lodging options can be found at www.drycreekvalley.org.
Prelude to Passport Price: $75.00 for a lunch ticket; $155.00 for a dinner ticket
General Admission Price: $135.00 for a 2-Day Passport or $75.00 for Sunday-only Passport. $55.00 for Daily Designated Driver Tickets. Tickets go on sale online at www.drycreekvalley.org on February 1, 2016 at 10:00 am PST.
This event will sell out quickly. Tickets are sold on a first-come, first-served basis.
The Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley are giving away three pairs of Passport tickets every week from Feb 22 – March 22 for a total of 12 pairs! Fans can follow the WDCV on Facebook for more information.
About Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley
The Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley® (WDCV) is an association of more than 60 wineries and 150 growers, of which more than 95 percent are small, family-owned operations. WDCV is dedicated to advancing the recognition, enhancement and preservation of Dry Creek Valley as a premium winegrowing region. Anchored by the charming town of Healdsburg, the Dry Creek Valley appellation was officially designated in 1983. Known as a premier zinfandel growing region, Dry Creek Valley is one of California’s oldest wine producing regions and is home to many heritage vineyards ranging in age from 50 to 120 years. To preserve this history and the valley’s pristine beauty, the Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley supports sustainable viticulture and low-impact farming practices. For more information, visit http://www.drycreekvalley.org.