Come experience a rite of passage into spring, an outstanding day filled with wine, freshly prepared food, live music and fun across 12 venues in Suisun Valley.
This is Passport Sunday, one of the largest events hosted by the Suisun Valley Vintners and Growers Association and a sell-out every year. This year's event, which will include more venues and tickets availalbe than ever before, is set for April 23 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
With "passports" in hand, wine enthusiasts from Solano County and beyond are invited to travel the "valley loop" to visit the participating venues in Suisun Valley and Green Valley, all showcasing wine, delicious food pairings live music and more. Expect to also find locally made olive oils, jams, dried fruits, and nuts from area farmers at some of the participating wineries. You may even find an area artist or two showcasing their pieces to the public. Every location finds its own unique way to celebrate Passport Sunday.
Participating locations include:
• BackRoad Vines
• Galvan Family Cellars
• GV Cellars
• Il Fiorello Olive Oil
• Jelly Belly
• Mangels Vineyards
• Mankas Steakhouse
• Seven Artisans Winery
• Suisun Valley Inn
• Suisun Valley Wine Co-op
King Andrews Vineyards
• Tenbrink Winery & Vineyards
• Wooden Valley Winery
Wine consumers have fallen in love with the exploration. Here are just a few of the many comments organizers hear every year:
“This is a friendly and welcoming event.”
“I enjoyed the fact that I can do this all in one day.”
“It gets better every year.”
“I loved the great wine and food pairings.”
Visitors who purchase a Full Passport ticket for $50 will enjoy samples of Suisun Valley’s finest wine in a keepsake wine glass as well as wine country inspired food from some of Suisun Valley’s best chefs. Visitors who purchase a Designated Driver Passport ($20) will also enjoy all of the delicious food and entertainment. In addition, every location will have a non-alcoholic option for Designated Drivers to enjoy in a keepsake beverage container.
To purchase tickets: www.suisunvalley.com or passport2017.brownpapertickets.com/