Oakland, California, June 7, 2018 –The Oakland Wine Festival is pleased to announce the lead sponsors for our fourth annual event. Russ Weis, President of Silverado Vineyards, has served as an Honorary Board Member and the Title Sponsor of The Oakland Wine Festival since its inception. Founder, Melody Fuller states, “Russ’s involvement and support have been unsurpassed.”
We are also excited to welcome our old friend and new Oakland neighbor, Treasury Wine Estates, as they make their debut as our community partner and sponsor for the Oakland Wine Festival. Treasury Wine Estates brings a combination of passion, commitment, award-winning wines and the winemakers from Beringer Vineyards, Sterling Vineyards, Etude Wines, Stags’ Leap Winery, Chateau St. Jean, Beaulieu Vineyard, Penfolds, 19 Crimes and Matua.
The Oakland Wine Festival is also grateful to have the continued partnership of Chappellet Winery, Sonoma-Loeb, Peju Winery, LE Wines, McBride Sisters Collection, and Rombauer Vineyards.
New tickets are now on sale. Featuring premium, reserve, library, high-end, hard-to-get and newly released wines, the Oakland Wine Festival events are designed to allow our guests to meet winemakers, enjoy their wines and learn about wine and food in an intimate and primarily seated setting. Visit www.oaklandwinefestival.com for more information.
For information about Sponsorships, please contact Melody Fuller at [email protected].
Fourth Annual Oakland Wine Festival Schedule of Events:
The Judgment of Oakland™: Biscuits, Bacon and Bottles Brunch
Enjoy delicious bites and blind taste over 100 black velvet bagged wines alongside winemakers, restaurateurs, sommeliers, media and other novices and experts! This double-blind wine tasting is the flagship event for the Oakland Wine Festival, and one you will not want to miss!
Elegant Baby Grand Tasting (Seated or Standing)
Take in sweeping bay views as you enjoy intimate time with winemakers! A dynamic menu has been created to pair beautifully with the outstanding wines presented.
Evening Reception featuring Silverado Vineyards and Treasures from Treasury
This reception is for Oakland Wine and Food Society Members, so join today!
Exquisite Winemaker Dinners
As night falls over the Bay Area, mingle tableside with winemakers as you indulge in the stunning presentation of world-class wines and an exquisite five-course dinner.
About the Oakland Wine Festival:
The Oakland Wine Festival is a high profile, educational, wine and food event featuring celebrated winemakers from Napa Valley, Sonoma County, and around the world. The festival is collaboration between Founder, Melody Fuller, and some of her close friends in the Napa Valley and beyond.