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Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate & Gardens and La Crema at Saralee’s Vineyard Re-Open with Outdoor Experiences


Kendall-Jackson is offering Wine & Food Dining on the Patio and La Crema Launches Scenic Walking Tours & Picnicking at its Saralee’s Vineyard Estate

Kendall Jackson SceneOn Sunday, May 24, 2020, Kendall-Jackson will begin welcoming back guests to the winery’s outdoor patio. State and County officials have lifted restrictions allowing Kendall-Jackson to re-open with its renowned food and wine experiences. Guests will savor the aromatic essence of a four-course food & wine pairing from Executive Chef Justin Wangler and his team, paired with a selection of Kendall-Jackson’s small-production, limited-release wines. The experiences will take place outdoors with social distancing and other preventive measures and will include staff wearing facial coverings and thoroughly sanitizing surfaces prior to and following all visits. To limit the number of guests, reservations will be required.

Additionally, Kendall-Jackson encourages visitors to take a stroll through Kendall-Jackson’s stunning four-acre culinary gardens. The gardens are a core component of Kendall-Jackson’s commitment to the very best in food and wine. They are designed in seven distinct garden spaces offering a seasonal abundance of sight, smell, and taste; some are educational in nature, some planted solely for beauty, and others provide the fruit, vegetables, and herbs that inspire the Food & Wine Pairings.


  • Open daily for Food & Wine Pairings from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • $70 per person / $52.50 for Wine Club members
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Call:  707-571-8100
  • Book online at www.kj.com, or on OpenTable
  • ADDRESS: 5007 Fulton Road
  • Fulton, CA 95439
  • 707-571-8100

La Crema Re-Opening Details:  

La Crema at Saralee’s Vineyard will open its doors with a customized outdoor experience. On Sunday, May 24, 2020, La Crema is offering walking tours to explore the vineyards and take in the beautiful vistas of the picturesque Russian River Valley wine growing region at La Crema’s historic estate at Saralee’s Vineyard. Upon conclusion of the walking tour, guests will receive a pre-packed cheese and charcuterie picnic box with an estate wine to continue the La Crema outdoor experience at home or on the Estate, including at Richard’s Grove, the beautiful, expansive great lawn adjacent to the vineyards. The experience is the perfect place to sit back, relax, and enjoy a picnic.


  • Available daily by appointment at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
  • $100 per 2 people
  • Book online at www.lacrema.com  
  • ADDRESS: 3575 Slusser Rd
  • Windsor, CA 95492
  • 707-525-6200


Both Kendall-Jackson and La Crema have prioritized safety and have been preparing to reopen by conducting trainings with its tasting room and culinary staff, including rehearsals of the guest experiences. All staff will be wearing facial coverings, conducting pre-shift health screenings, and thoroughly sanitizing surfaces prior to and following all visits. They are providing hand sanitizing stations for guests, using limited contact protocols for all transactions and following all the hygiene and health requirements consistent with CDC guidelines.


  • Sunday, May 24, 2020
  • Kendall-Jackson: Food & Wine dining experience is available daily by appointment from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • La Crema: Scenic Tour & Picnic Experience is available daily by appointment at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

About Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate & Gardens

Kendall Jackson Wine Estate & Gardens, known as the hub of culinary and garden excellence, is a Sonoma County destination. Not only is the estate home to critically acclaimed wines including America’s favorite Chardonnay for 27 years and counting, but the estate also boasts a stunning four-acre culinary garden providing visitors a picturesque experience filled with a bounty of Sonoma County’s fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as rare and impressive produce. Entertaining bocce courts, an expansive great lawn, and an al fresco patio perfect for wine and food pairings complement the awe-inspiring gardens. A leader in innovation and sustainability, Kendall-Jackson continues to push boundaries in the culinary and wine scene. Visitors are encouraged to visit Kendall-Jackson for wine tastings, food pairings, and various events including the exclusive Farm to Table seasonal dinners. Learn more online at www.kj.com, and follow Kendall-Jackson on FacebookTwitter, or Instagram.

About La Crema

Beloved artisan winery La Crema was founded in 1979 as La Crema Viñera, meaning “Best of the Vine.” For 40 years, the family-owned and operated winery has focused exclusively on cool-climate coastal appellations, where ocean winds and fog allow grapes to ripen slowly on the vine. Winemaker Craig McAllister continues to use boutique, time-intensive techniques to produce distinctively balanced and elegant wines. La Crema combines consistent high quality and elegant flavor with a modern, cosmopolitan personality. For more information, visit www.LaCrema.com

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