Experience a rite of passage into spring, a day of award-winning wines and wine country inspired food across 12 participating Suisun Valley venues at the the 2018 Passport Sunday.
Join the North Coast appellation of Suisun Valley on Sunday, April 15, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. for exclusive wine tastings, food pairings at every location, live music, local farmer selections of olive oils, jams, dried fruits, nuts and more. Tickets are now on sale at www.suisunvalley.com.
Each ticket holder receives a passport map to route their trail from winery to winery, a custom Suisun Valley wine glass to take home, food pairings from a different caterer at each location, special event day discounts and winery exclusives.
“We had a blast,” said Passport 2017 goer, Tracy Ellison, “Wonderful food and wine."
Wooden Valley Winery owner Ron Lanza says his favorite part of Passport Sunday is always watching everyone have a wonderful time enjoying Suisun Valley.
“That’s what it’s all about,” he explains, “Bringing people to our valley and seeing how excited they are to share in what we love.”
Participating locations include: BackRoad Vines, Galvan Family Cellars, GV Cellars, Il Fiorello Olive Oil Company featuring Erickson Ranch Jams, Jelly Belly Candy Company, Mangels Vineyards,Mankas Steakhouse featuring Plough Family Vineyards and Rock Creek Winery, Seven Artisans Winery, Suisun Valley Wine Cooperative featuring Blacksmith Vineyards, King Andrews Vineyards, Sunset Cellars and Sepay Groves Olive Oil, Suisun Valley Inn featuring Caymus Vineyards, Wooden Valley Winery, Tenbrink Vineyards and Winery featuring Tolenas Vineyards and Winery. Passport travelers will also enjoy fare from fine dining chefs and caterers, food trucks, and even special guest Top Chef contestant Rogelio Garcia being featured at Tenbrink Winery. Follow Suisun Valley on Facebook for menu updates, event updates, and more excitement.
Tickets are on sale now at SuisunValley.com. Full passports are $50 per person, or $20 for designated drivers to enjoy food and a keepsake cup as well. When purchasing tickets, guests can choose the winery where they would like to begin their Passport Sunday experience. From there, you are welcome to travel the valley at your own pace and pick the locations you would like to visit. Every venue finds their own unique way to celebrate Passport Sunday!
Dry Rubbed Baby Back Ribs with House-Made BBQ Sauce
Served with Slaw and Corn Bread
Chef Peter Halikas of Mankas Steakhouse
Suisun Valley Inn
Potomac Salmon Sliders with Citrus Basmati Rice Salad
Chef To Go Catering - Chef Daniel Bell
Pulled Pork Sliders
Jelly Belly Kitchen
Wooden Valley Winery
Wine infused shredded pot roast with caramelized onions, celery, and carrots
Side of braised kale and golden beets
Ciabatta baguette slices
Chef Daniel Bell of Chef to Go Catering
Smoked Pulled Pork Sliders,
Baked Beans and Potato Salad
Wild Willy’s BBQ
Seared Steak Bruschetta
Crab Mac & Cheese Bites
The Napa Deli
Vegetable Paella, BBQ Chicken Drumettes, Grilled Linguisa Sausages, and Pickled Vegetables.
Mexican Wedding Cookies for dessert.
Chef Rogelio Garcia, Top Chef Contestant
Pocket Dog Food Truck
Suisun Valley Co-op
Greek salad and Turmeric Rice
Sautéed onions and tzatziki sauce
Fatimah's Mediterranean Cuisine
Il Fiorello Olive Oil Company
Roasted Mediterranean Chicken Salad with Il Fiorello Red Wine Vinaigrette
Spring Vegetables, Faro and Cannelloni beans,
Topped with an aioli drizzle
Executive Chef Gloria Ciccarone-Nehls
Tri-Tip and Pork Sliders
Buckhorn Food Truck
Crispy Tater Tots Loaded with Kalua Pork served with Cheese dipping Sauce
Got Plate Lunch Food Truck
A portion of all ticket proceeds will be donated to NorthBay Healthcare Foundation benefitting North Bay Hospice.