2014 Harvest Fair Daily Schedule

Friday, October 3 (Click on event for more information)

4:00 pm – Gates & Marketplace Open ~ Shop local and save on award winning wines!
4:00 pm – Gold Medal Wine Tasting / Port & Chocolate Pairing begins in Wine Garden with music by Kathryn Vast (Cello) & Carl Vast (guitar)
4:30 pm – Happy Hour Culinary Demonstration in Marketplace - Chef Dirk Yeaton, Kendall Jackson Wine Estate & Gardens
4:30 pm – Qualifying Grape Stomp
5:00 pm – Grand Tasting Pavilion Opens with music by Chris Pimentel, guitarist - Buy Tickets 
5:30 pm – Wine Tasting Seminar in Marketplace
6:30 pm – Qualifying Grape Stomp
7:30 pm – Wine Tasting Seminar in Marketplace
8:00 pm – Qualifying Grape Stomp - "Stomping under the Stars"
8:00 pm – All tasting ends
9:00 pm – Gates & Marketplace Close

Around the Grounds: When you're not tasting world class wines, beers, ciders and culinary specialties, make sure to cheer on your favorite team in the World Championship Grape Stomp or peruse through the Art Show & Sale. Here's what's happening around the grounds:

Art Show & Sale produced by Petaluma Arts Association featuring fine art, photography and special, hand-crafted items

Llama Show in livestock area produced by Llamas of the Wine Country

World Championship Grape Stomp - cheer on your favorite team!

People’s Choice Wine Label Contest in Workshop building/Annex

Take a break from tasting and enjoy some grown-up fun: Harvest Obstacle Course, Pumpkin Bowling, Apple Slingshot and pumpkin carving. Buy a pumpkin at the Harvest Pumpkin Patch and take it home or carve it here - just inside the Brookwood Gate. If you didn’t have enough fun with Easy Bake Oven when you were a kid, stop by Shade Park on Friday and Saturday and bake an Easy Bake Pumpkin Pie!


Saturday, October 4 (Click on event for more information)

10:30 am – Gates & Marketplace Open ~ Shop local and save on award winning wines!
11:00 am – Qualifying Grape Stomp
11:30 am – Farm to Table Seminar, Wine Pairing Flight – Seminar building/howcase Cafe (60 min) - additional fee, seating limited
11:30 am – Farm to Table Seminar, Vineyard to Bottle: Sonoma County Winegrowers Sustainability Overview and Tasting – Workshop building/Annex (60 min)
12:00 pm – Gold Medal Wine Tasting / Port & Chocolate Pairing begins in Wine Garden with music by Kathryn Vast (Cello) & Carl Vast (guitar)
12:00 pm – Qualifying Grape Stomp
12:30 pm – Chef Demonstration in Marketplace - Dustin Valette Executive Chef, Dry Creek Kitchen
1:00 pm – Grand Tasting Pavilion Opens with music by Chris Pimentel, guitarist - Buy Tickets
1:00 pm – Wine Tasting Seminar in Marketplace
1:00 pm – Introduction to Home Brewing Workshop in Workshop Building/Annex (30 min)
1:30 pm – Qualifying Grape Stomp
2:00 pm – How to Make Olives Edible with no lye in Workshop Building/Annex (30 min)
3:00 pm – Wine Tasting Seminar in Marketplace
3:00 pm – Qualifying Grape Stomp
3:30 pm – Chef Demonstration in Marketplace - Mark Kowalkowski, Executive Chef, Oliver's Market
4:00 pm – What's Happening with the Honeybees? Workshop in Workshop Building/Annex (30 min)
4:00 pm – All tasting ends
4:30 pm – Qualifying Grape Stomp
5:00 pm – Gates & Marketplace Close

Around the Grounds: When you're not tasting world class wines, beers, ciders and culinary specialties, make sure to cheer on your favorite team in the World Championship Grape Stomp or peruse through the Art Show & Sale. Here's what's happening around the grounds:

Classic Car Show produced by Redwood Empire Region of The Antique Automobile Club of America

Art Show & Sale produced by Petaluma Arts Association featuring fine art, photography and special, hand-crafted items

Llama Show in livestock area produced by Llamas of the Wine Country

World Championship Grape Stomp - cheer on your favorite team!

People’s Choice Wine Label Contest in Workshop building/Annex

Take a break from tasting and enjoy some grown-up fun: Harvest Obstacle Course, Pumpkin Bowling, Apple Slingshot and pumpkin carving. Buy a pumpkin at the Harvest Pumpkin Patch and take it home or carve it here - just inside the Brookwood Gate. If you didn’t have enough fun with Easy Bake Oven when you were a kid, stop by Shade Park on Friday and Saturday and bake an Easy Bake Pumpkin Pie!


Sunday, October 5 (Click on event for more information)

10:30 pm – Gates & Marketplace Open ~ Shop local and save on award winning wines!
11:00 pm – Qualifying Grape Stomp
11:30 am – Farm to Table Seminar, So You Want To Be A Wine Judge – Seminar building/howcase Cafe (60 min) - additional fee, seating limited
11:30 am – Farm to Table Seminar, Cheesey Beer School – Workshop building/Annex (60 min) - This course is FULL
12:00 pm – Gold Medal Wine Tasting / Port & Chocolate Pairing begins in Wine Garden with music by Kathryn Vast (Cello) & Carl Vast (guitar)
12:00 pm – Qualifying Grape Stomp
12:30 pm – Chef Demonstration in Marketplace - Thomas Schmidt, Executive Chef, John Ash Restaurant of Santa Rosa
1:00 pm – Tasting Pavilion Opens with music by Mark Taylor, Flamenco guitarist- Buy Tickets
1:00 pm – World Wrapped Cooking Competition in Shade Park
1:00 pm – Wine Seminar in Marketplace
1:00 pm – What's Happening with Honeybees? Workshop in Workshop building/Annex (30 min)
1:30 pm – Kids Stomp (Ages 13 & Under)
2:00 pm – Vineyard to Bottle: A Crash Course in Sustainable Winegrowing in Sonoma County Workshop in Workshop building/Annex (30 min)
3:00 pm – Qualifying Grape Stomp
3:00 pm – Wine Seminar in Marketplace
3:30 pm – Chef Demonstration in Marketplace - Christy Polley, Pastry Chef, Costeaux Bakery of Healdsburg
4:00 pm – Harvest Mini Workshop in Annex (30 min)
4:00 pm – All tasting ends
4:30 pm – World Championship Grape Stomp Finals
5:00 pm – Gates & Marketplace Close

Around the Grounds: When you're not tasting world class wines, beers, ciders and culinary specialties, make sure to cheer on your favorite team in the World Championship Grape Stomp or peruse through the Art Show & Sale. Here's what's happening around the grounds:

Classic Car Show produced by Redwood Empire Region of The Antique Automobile Club of America

Art Show & Sale produced by Petaluma Arts Association featuring fine art, photography and special, hand-crafted items

Llama Show in livestock area produced by Llamas of the Wine Country

World Championship Grape Stomp - cheer on your favorite team!

World Wrapped Cooking Competition - amateur chefs compete in this fast paced tortilla throw down

People’s Choice Wine Label Contest in Workshop building/Annex

Take a break from tasting and enjoy some grown-up fun: Harvest Obstacle Course, Pumpkin Bowling, Apple Slingshot and pumpkin carving. Buy a pumpkin at the Harvest Pumpkin Patch and take it home or carve it here - just inside the Brookwood Gate. If you didn’t have enough fun with Easy Bake Oven when you were a kid, stop by Shade Park on Friday and Saturday and bake an Easy Bake Pumpkin Pie!