The Suisun Valley Filling Station is releasing its new 2018 Filling Station Zinfandel, aptly called “Love,” on Feb. 14. Join the Filling Station for a release party from 4 to 8 pm that will include free tastings of Love paired with a delightful chocolate truffle treat. Bottles of Love will be available to purchase individually or in two Valentine’s Day specials. El Chili Caliente food truck will be parked outside serving tacos and other Mexican favorites.
Meanwhile, Wooden Valley, in celebration of Valentine’s Day, is treating guests to complimentary tastings of their Marlena Port with chocolates Feb. 15 and 16. All other wines will also be available, with regular tasting fees.
Wooden Valley has a beautiful picnic area. Bring lunch to enjoy outside or buy a bottle from the tasting room and admire the views of our picturesque valley.
Vezer Family Vineyard’s Mankas Gardens and Mankas Backdoor Grill are teaming up for a special date night experience Feb. 14 and 15 at the picturesque Mankas Gardens. Enjoy a six-course meal provided by Mankas Backdoor Grill, with wine from Vezer available to purchase. Reservations required! Contact 707-428-1600 for more information.
Visit Il Fiorello Olive Oil Company, where you can sample olive oil and wine and customize your tastings! Il Fiorello will be offering a free sweet treat Friday through Sunday (Feb. 14-16) for guests who purchase a glass of red wine. The farm and gardens are beautiful, and the outdoor patio is a perfect place to relax and enjoy a gorgeous day.
(Photo at G V Cellars by IGer @william.rosemond)
Over in our Green Valley wine region, G V Cellars is releasing their new 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon on Valentine’s Day. Stop by and enjoy a tasting of this and their other wines! Also, like Wooden Valley, G V Cellars has a great picnic area for guests to enjoy, overlooking their 39-acre vineyard.
BackRoad Vines is planning a special Valentine’s trivia game Feb. 14. “Love and Marriage” is the theme for the night, so grab your sweetie and some favorite snacks and enjoy a date night in our Suisun Valley ‘backroads.’ Sign-ups begin at 6 pm with questions starting at 6:30.
All of our Suisun Valley tasting rooms are open Friday through Sunday! Stop by the Suisun Valley Wine Co-op and enjoy tastings from three family-owned wineries. Next door to the co-op is Mangels Vineyard, where you’ll find, in addition to great wine, sheep and baby lambs! Visit the Vezer Family Vineyard tasting rooms – Mankas Gardens and the Blue Victorian – and pay just one tasting fee for both locations.
Not far from Suisun Valley is the Jelly Belly Candy Company, which offers more than just jelly beans and candy – there’s wine here too! The Chocolate & Wine Experience in the Very Cherry Room allows guests 21 and older to enjoy six flights of Suisun Valley wines paired with premium chocolate from Jelly Belly’s Chocolate Shoppe. The Chocolate and Wine Experience is open daily, 11 am to 4 pm, and is $20 per person ($13 for chocolates and apple cider). All guests receive a Jelly Belly souvenir wine glass and ‘front of line’ access on the free daily tour.