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Pinot Paradise On Thursday August 18th At Gravenstein Grill!

Join Gravenstein Grill & Sawyer Somm on the patio to enjoy wine tastings with 15+ top Pinot Noir producers! Talk to winemakers & growers while enjoying paired hors d’oeuvres from Chefs Bob Simontacchi & Makana Colunga.

Guest wineries include: Marimar Estate, Scherrer Winery, Anaba Wines, Davis Bynum, Calstar Cellars, Dutton-Goldfield, Keller Estate, Bacigalupi, Ancien, Radio-Coteau, Benovia Winery, Kobler Estate, Bucher Wines, Papapietro-Perry, Lombardi Wines, Porter Creek Vineyards, Freeman Winery, Kanzler Vineyards, Balletto Vineyards, Purple Pacyderm & More!

TICKETS are $50 preorder and $60 at the door, and includes tastings with ALL of the guest wineries as well as light seasonal appetizers.

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Rosé & Aromatic White Wine Tasting – July 21st At Gravenstein Grill!

Enjoy the Gravenstein Grill Summer Wine Series, with Sawyer Somm on the patio and enjoy wine tastings with 15+ top Rosé & Aromatic White Wine producers Thursday July 21, 5:30-7pm! Talk to winemakers and growers while enjoying paired hors d’oeuvres from Chefs Bob Simontacchi & Makana Colunga.

Guest wineries include: Acumen, Paradise Ridge, Acorn Winery, Flanagan Wine, Carol Shelton Winery, Radio Coteau, Red Car Wine, Talisman Wine, Trecini Winery, Marimar Estate, Balletto Vineyards, Bucher Wines, Vine Wrangler, Chenoweth Wines, Cornerstone Cellars, J. Cage Cellars, Kobler Estate Winery, Claypool Cellars, Crux Winery, Viszlay Vineyards & More!

TICKETS are $40 pre-order and $50 at the door, and includes tastings with ALL of the guest wineries as well as light seasonal appetizers.

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Rhone Rendezvous Is Back! At Gravenstein Grill on Thursday May 12th

Join me at Gravenstein Grill for the 3rd Annual Rhone Rendezvous! We will be featuring incredible wines from some of the best wineries in Sonoma County, along with small bites by Chef Simontacchi, hosted on our spacious outdoor patio.

Get your TICKETS, which include a tasting with ALL of the guest wineries, including Acorn, Anaba, Bee Hunter, Crux, Donelan, Enkidu, Jeff Cohn Cellars, Longboard, Miner Wines, Ramey, Ram’s Gate, Scherrer, Trentadue & Truchard!

See you there! Christopher

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Announcing . . . Best of Bohemian 2022!

Some exciting news! Announcing BEST SOMMELIER Christopher Sawyer for the ninth year as well as some other nods for some of my buds.

Read about more winners at North Bay Bohemian!

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Celebrate LOVE at Gravenstein Grill!

Enjoy a romantic three course dinner, all weekend long! To celebrate Valentine’s Day this year, Chef Simontacchi & Chef Garcia worked together to create a fantastic meal full of locally sourced meat, fish, & produce.

Gravenstein Grill menu items include locally sourced NY Strip Steak, Foraged Mushrooms, & Pacific Halibut: To see the menu, click here!

Make Reservations for dinner 4:30pm-9pm Friday, Saturday & Sunday (February 11-13) in either the spacious dining room or the open air patio. The cost of the dinner is $80/person.

Holiday Dining At Gravenstein Grill!

Chef Simontacchi is preparing an elegant dinner for Christmas Eve & New Year’s Eve!

You won’t want to miss what he is cooking up this month at Gravenstein Grill, with the best local meats, foraged mushrooms, & seasonal vegetables and turning them into a holiday feast.

Reservations are required and seating is limited, make ONLINE or call 707-634-6142. Check the Xmas menu below or NYE menu here. Dinner is $150/person + tax & gratuity.

Passion For Pinot at Gravenstein Grill on Sept 30th!

Enjoy an outdoor Sonoma County Pinot Noir wine tasting paired with light appetizers by Chef Simontacchi & Chef Garcia at Gravenstein Grill, located at 8050 Bodega Ave in Sebastopol.

Passion For Pinot/Thursday September 30th/ 5:30-7:30/$55 per guest

The stellar wine guests include Trombetta Wines, Marimar, Belden Barn, Keller Estate, Balletto Vineyards, CalStar Cellars, Carpenter Wines, Emeritus, Thomas George Estates, Freeman Vineyard, Bricoleur Vineyards, Halleck Vineyards, Hartford Court, Moshin, Papapietro-Perry, Radio Coteau, Rodney Strong, Joseph Swan Vineyards, Benovia, Bacigalupi & MORE!

GET YOUR TICKETS!


Delicious Grub Everywhere — Go Get Some!

Perfect timing with many places reopened to outdoor dining, or continuing with take-out & delivery. Whatever suits your preference this Sonoma County Restaurant Week 2021, which starts February 19, keeps going until February 28th! You have plenty of time so get some good #SOCO eats and support a local biz!

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While not on the list this year, just a few examples to help whet the palate (all from delicious menus at Gravenstein Grill)!

Patio at Gravenstein Grill Opens February 10th!

With the lifting of California’s strictest safety mandate, restaurants across the county are re-opening to our delight! Make your reservations online for Gravenstein Grill, for an outdoor dining excursion. Delicious food awaits!

Cheers! Christopher

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Reflecting On The Varietal Show 2020: Some Good Things Did Happen!

Socially distanced visits with (top) the Bouchaine gang and (above) The Nerd Stalker – Adolfo Foranda!

Way back in March we suddenly had a lot more time on our hands. So you know how I kept busy, if you haven’t yet then now is the time for a The Varietal Show replay of my first year conversations and tastings!

Some of your favorites perhaps or something new to inspire your inquisitive mind. The playlist includes such notables as Bouchaine Vineyards, Bambury Wine Collection, Perli Vineyard, Petrified Forest, Tablas Creek to do just a little name-dropping. . . Sit down, login and watch through with a glass of your favorite anything!

Please remember to FOLLOW my channel for more exciting weekly episodes on Tuesdays at 12:30pm (PST)!

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Photo round up! Top, Murder Ridge from Perli Vineyard; David Wilson with Grape Encounters; Radio-Couteau: Bottom, John Bambury shares Bonneau and Egret wines ; Verde Vineyards selection; Haarmeyer Wine Cellars. CHEERS! Christopher