Gay Wine Weekend Brings Pride to the Valley of the Moon

Out in The Vineyard has announced Gay Wine Weekend 2013, which will be a partial benefit for Face to Face, Sonoma County AIDS Network. Three full days of LGBT events in the Sonoma Valley will include: world-class wine and culinary delights; music and dancing in a private estate vineyard; wine tasting excursions; champagne brunch and wine auction.

Friday, June 14th starts the weekend with Sonoma Plaza Wine Tasting Passport will offer a passport to 18 winery tasting rooms all located around the Historic Sonoma Plaza. Spend the evening strolling the plaza and sampling some of Sonomaâs best boutique wines. The cost will be $25

Later that night, Wine & Dine OUT in Sonoma will include exclusive winemaker dinners with some of wine countryâs most talented winemakers. Enjoy an intimate evening, dining with the winemakers themselves, who pair their wines with the culinary delights from five of Sonomaâs top restaurants. The cost will be $95.

Saturday, June 15th will feature the Winery Tours and Lunch. Join one of the five exclusive wine tasting tours to some of the best producers in Sonoma and Napa Valleys. Departing from the Sonoma Square, participants will venture to amazing wineries for wine tasting and a box lunch, courtesy of The Girl & The Fig. Tickets are $85 and $99.

That evening the Twilight T Dance will happen. The not-to-be missed Signature Event of Gay Wine Weekend. Dance into Twilight among the vines in the heart of Sonoma Valley with a DJ spinning the hottest dance tracks. There will be wine tasting and gourmet food trucks.
VIP Reception and T-Ð‐Dance will cost $150. General Admission to T-Dance will be $80 äApr