Wine Events

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Wine Events

October Events

Gourmet Grazing on the Green

October 5th, Saturday
Aptos Village Park
12-4pm

Come join Roudon-Smith Winery along with other local vintners and restaurants for a relaxing afternoon of fine food and wine in beautiful Aptos Village Park. This is a fundraiser for The Santa Cruz Cancer Benefit Group and is always a great way to spend the afternoon!

Fall Willow Glen Wine Walk

October 12th, Saturday
Willow Glen
2-5pm

Roudon-Smith Winery will be participating in the 2019 Fall Willow Glen Wine Walk. Enjoy a stroll in Willow Glen as you get to browse through the stores and taste fabulous wines from wineries of the Santa Cruz Mountains. We will be pouring at TBD located at Lincoln Ave. For more information or to reserve tickets for this event visit the event website or call 408-298-2100.

A Taste of Santa Cruz

October 17th, Thursday
Santa Cruz
5-8:30pm

Roudon-Smith Winery will be participating in this annual charitable event, at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art History, which benefits the Housing Foundation of Santa Cruz County. Enjoy tastes of tantalizing items from the best Santa Cruz County restaurants, wineries and local craft breweries.

Winemaker Wednesday

October 23rd, Wednesday
Shadowbrook Restaurant, Capitola
5-8pm

The unique Shadowbrook restaurant in Capitola will be offering flights of wines (sample-sized portions of each wine) served in the bar along with complimentary hors d’oeuvres and 1/2 Off Discount on all wines from Roudon-Smith Winery. Al Drewke will be in-house 5 p.m.-8 p.m. to answer any of your wine questions. This event is open to the public, but dinner reservations are recommended by calling (831) 475-1511.

November Events

Evening of Wine & Roses

November 1st, Friday
Crosetti Building Santa Cruz Mountain Fair Grounds, Watsonville
6:30-9 pm

The 36th annual Evening of Wine and Roses will be held on Friday, November 1,2019. The Evening of Wine and Roses is one of the premier wine tasting events held in Santa Cruz County. The festive annual gathering attracts up to 1,000 business and professional people each year.

The event features the tasting and silent auction of fine wines provided by members of the Santa Cruz Mountains Wine Growers Association, the sampling of gourmet hors d’oeuvres provided by local cooks, restaurants and caterers, and the sale of locally grown roses provided by Pajaro Valley growers.

A Taste of Campbell

November 2nd, Saturday
Campbell
3-6 pm

Roudon-Smith Winery will be participating in this annual charitable event, in the Orchard City Banquet Hall at the Campbell Community Center, which benefits the Campbell’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). The event will showcase local wines, beer and exhibition cooking from select local restaurants.

Santa Cruz Fall Wine Walk

November 10th, Sunday
Downtown Santa Cruz
3-6pm

Join us as we pour our wines at the Downtown Santa Cruz Wine Walk. Wine lovers will start in Abbott Square and pick up their commemorative wine glass, ID bracelet and a map of the participating merchants. We will be pouring at Artisans Gallery at the corner of Pacific and Cooper.For more information go to www.DowntownSantaCruz.com or call 831-247-0317.

Fall Passport Saturday

November 16th, Saturday
Roudon-Smith Winery
12-5pm

We will be welcoming Roudon-Smith Wine Club members and Santa Cruz Mountains Passport holders as we pour our current wine releases at our downtown Saratoga tasting room (located at 14572A Big Basin Way). Check out our “Artist of the Quarter” art gallery as you enjoy our wines.  This quarter we are featuring the work of Annette McGowan of Moss Landing. For more information about the Santa Cruz Mountains Passport visit www.scmwa.com, call (831) 685-8463, or check out the new mobile app where you can buy and keep your passport on your smart phone!

A Taste of the Warriors

November 19th, Tuesday
Kaiser Permanente Arena, Santa Cruz
6-8:30pm

Roudon-Smith Winery will once again be participating in the Taste of the Warriors which is an annual event that is held at Kaiser Permanente Arena, exclusive for the 1,200+ season ticket holders of the Santa Cruz Warriors. It’s an opportunity for them to experience local food, beer and wine throughout Santa Cruz County.

Saratoga Holiday Wine Stroll

November 29th, Friday
Downtown Saratoga
5-8 pm

Roudon-Smith Winery will be participating in the Saratoga Holiday Wine Stroll at TBD. Enjoy music, wine tasting and caroling in the most beautiful Village in the Valley as you browse through the stores and taste fabulous wines from wineries of the Santa Cruz Mountains. The annual Tree Lighting Ceremony will occur at 5:30. Wine Stroll Ticket information can be found at www.saratogachamber.org or call 408-867-0753.

December Events

Menlo Park Holiday Wine Walk

December 1st, Saturday
Menlo Park
1:30-4:30pm

The Santa Cruz Mountains Wine Association is partnering with the Menlo Park Atherton Education Foundation for the 5th Menlo Park Wine Walk. Check in and the bottle booth are located at Camp Fremont Park in downtown Menlo Park. Enjoy wines from small, local boutique wineries of the Santa Cruz Mountains poured in various designated tasting locations up and down Santa Cruz Avenue…then stop by the bottle booth to pick up your favorites to take home! We will be pouring at Peabody Fine Art & Framing at 603 Santa Cruz Ave. To purchase tickets for this event go to HERE.

San Carlos Holiday Wine Stroll

December 2nd, Sunday
San Carlos
1-5pm

Join us for a lovely Sunday afternoon in downtown San Carlos enjoying fine wines as you stroll from shop to shop. We will be pouring at JoeyRae Boutique at 677A Laurel Street…so stop by and enjoy some great wines…then stop by the bottle booth to pick up your favorites to take home or use as gifts this holiday season!

Santana Row Haute Holiday Soiree

December 4th, Tuesday
Santana Row
6-9pm

Roudon-Smith Winery will be participating in this benefit for Watermark. Purchase a $40 ticket and receive food & wine tastings inside Santana Row shops and restaurants, holiday fashion modeling, a signature Santana Row wine glass and exclusive shopping incentives. Plus, bring a donation of canned food into the Concierge, when purchasing your ticket and receive $5 off. We will be pouring at Ted Baker located at 378 Santana Row. For more information go to  HERE.

January Events

Winter Passport

January 19th, Saturday
Santa Cruz
Noon-5pm

We will be welcoming Roudon-Smith Wine Club members and Santa Cruz Mountains Passport holders as we pour our current wine releases at our downtown Saratoga tasting room (located at 14572A Big Basin Way). Check out our “Artist of the Quarter” art gallery as you enjoy our wines.  This quarter we are featuring the work of Annette McGowan of Moss Landing. For more information about the Santa Cruz Mountains Passport visit www.scmwa.com, call (831) 685-8463, or check out the new mobile app where you can buy and keep your passport on your smart phone!

February Events

Sip for Second Harvest

February 24th, Sunday
Seascape Golf Club
3-5pm

Roudon-Smith Winery will be participating in this fund raising event for the Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County. Join us and other local vintners to mingle and enjoy appetizers and raffles too! Tickets are $25/person or 2 for $40, which includes 10 tasting tickets, appetizers, and a wine glass to take home with you. For more information or to purchase tickets see the event website.

March Events

Hop ‘N Vine Festival & Market

March 9th, Saturday
Santa Clara County Fairgrounds 344 Tully Road, San Jose
2-7 pm

Join us at the second annual Hop ‘N Vine Festival & Market at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds.  This fun new event will feature tastes from some of the amazing wineries and craft breweries that are located right here in Santa Clara County, as well as lite bites, and entertainment. What makes this event unique is the Market. Unlike most other tasting events, if you taste something you like you’ll be able to purchase some in the Hop ‘N Vine Market to take home for later! For more information or to purchase tickets see the event website.

Artisans Gallery Sip and Shop

March 10th, Sunday
Santa Cruz
1-5pm

Roudon-Smith Winery will be participating as the gallery’s “resident winery” at a series of Sip and Shop events. The gallery is located at 1368 Pacific Avenue in downtown Santa Cruz (at the corner of Pacific and Cooper and directly behind the Museum of Art History). So stop in and enjoy tasting our wines as you check out the art!

Artisans Gallery Sip and Shop

March 24th, Sunday
Santa Cruz
1-5pm

Roudon-Smith Winery will be participating as the gallery’s “resident winery” at a series of Sip and Shop events. The gallery is located at 1368 Pacific Avenue in downtown Santa Cruz (at the corner of Pacific and Cooper and directly behind the Museum of Art History). So stop in and enjoy tasting our wines as you check out the art!

April Events

Bubbles and Beauty Wine Stroll on Santana Row

April 4th, Thursday
Santana Row
6-9 pm

Roudon-Smith Winery will be pouring our Roses at wine stroll benefitting the Junior League of San Jose. Meet and mingle with the winemakers while you sample wine and bubbles from local Santa Cruz Mountain winegrowers. Plus enjoy light bites, DIY flower crowns, beauty touchups, exclusive discounts and more inside Santana Row shops & restaurants! We will be pouring at Mendocino Farms at 3090 Olsen Dr. Tickets are $35 in advance, and $40 starting March 29th. Purchase tickets online here or in person inside of the Santana Row Concierge.

Artisans Gallery Sip and Shop

April 6th, Saturday
Santa Cruz
1-5pm

Roudon-Smith Winery will be participating as the gallery’s “resident winery” at a series of Sip and Shop events. The gallery is located at 1368 Pacific Avenue in downtown Santa Cruz (at the corner of Pacific and Cooper and directly behind the Museum of Art History). This is a First Friday related Trunk Show featuring Laura Odette of Maekavera who creates jewelry that gives a platform to give back by remembering the magic in the world that makes us who we are and our responsibility to care for others.

Artisans Gallery Charity Sip and Shop

April 11th, Thursday
Santa Cruz
6-8pm

Roudon-Smith Winery will be participating as the gallery’s “resident winery” at a Sip and Shop supporting CASA. The gallery is located at 1368 Pacific Avenue in downtown Santa Cruz (at the corner of Pacific and Cooper and directly behind the Museum of Art History). So stop in and enjoy tasting our wines as you check out the art!

Spring Willow Glen Wine Walk

April 13th, Saturday
Willow Glen
2-5pm

Roudon-Smith Winery will be participating in the 2019 Spring Willow Glen Wine Walk. Enjoy a stroll in Willow Glen as you get to browse through the stores and taste fabulous wines from wineries of the Santa Cruz Mountains. We will be pouring at TBD located at Lincoln Ave. For more information or to reserve tickets for this event visit the event website or call 408-298-2100.

Spring Passport

April 20th, Saturday
Santa Cruz
12am-5pm

We will be welcoming Roudon-Smith Wine Club members and Santa Cruz Mountains Passport holders as we pour our current wine releases at Artisans Gallery in downtown Santa Cruz (located at 1368 Pacific, the corner of Pacific and Cooper). For more information about the Santa Cruz Mountains Passport visit www.scmwa.com, call (831) 685-8463, or check out the new mobile app where you can buy and keep your passport on your smart phone!

Downtown Campbell Spring Wine Walk

April 24th, Wednesday
Downtown Campbell
6-9pm

Join us as we pour our wines at the Downtown Campbell Spring Wine Walk. We will be located at TBD. Attendees can let your wine glass be your guide to the charming shops and eateries of Downtown Campbell on what promises to be a fun-filles Spring evening. Tickets are $35 per person in advance or $34 on the week of the event though the event does normally sell out in advance. For more information go here

Soquel Village Sip and Stroll

April 27th, Saturday
Soquel Village
1-5pm

We will be participating in the 4th Annual Soquel Village Sip & Stroll, a walking wine tasting tour through charming Soquel Village. Tasting stations are hosted by local businesses, celebrating our fine local wineries and will offer an array of complimentary small bites. Enjoy antiquing, shopping and dining in Soquel Village! You’ll find us pouring Stop 2 which is Strictly Mission located at 4620 Soquel Drive. For tickets and further event information please go to http://www.soquelsipandstroll.com

May Events

14th Annual Los Gatos Spring Wine Walk

May 4th, Saturday
Los Gatos
1-5pm

Roudon-Smith Winery will be participating in the Los Gatos Spring Wine Walk. Stroll through Downtown Los Gatos to enjoy wine tasting and food samples at local shops, restaurants and under the tall trees of Plaza Park. Kelly and Al will be pouring at Romantiques so stop by and say hi!

Los Altos Farmers’ Market

May 9th, Thursday
Los Altos
4-8pm

Roudon-Smith will be the featured winery in the wine booth for the Los Altos Farmers’ Market today. The market is located on State Street between 2nd and 4th with fresh local fruits and vegetables, ranch eggs, cut flowers and live plants, bakery items, prepared foods, locally caught fish, and live music. So stop by our wine booth and get a glass of wine to enjoy as you shop the market.

Los Altos Mother’s Day Wine Walk

May 10th, Friday
Downtown Los Altos
5-8pm

Grab your favorite mother and head down for an evening of tasting great wine and strolling Downtown Los Altos at the Los Altos Mother’s Day Wine Walk. We are pleased to be pouring at Repeter’s Consignment once again…it ia always fun to work with these folks! Wine Walk Tickets are $35 in advance. For more information go to Mother’s Day Wine Walk.

Saratoga Springtime Wine Stroll

May 11th, Saturday
Downtown Saratoga
2:30-6pm

Roudon-Smith Winery will be participating in the Saratoga Spring Wine Stroll at Sipan Peruvian Restaurant. Enjoy wine tasting in the most beautiful Village in the Valley as you browse through the stores and taste fabulous wines from wineries of the Santa Cruz Mountains. Wine Stroll Tickets are $45 in advance. For more information go to www.saratogachamber.org or call 408-867-0753.

Pleasanton Wine Walk

May 11th, Saturday
Pleasanton
5-8pm

Roudon-Smith Winery will be participating in the Pleasanton Summer Wine Stroll in the downtown area. Enjoy a lovely summer evening visiting the downtown merchants as you enjoy fabulous wines from local wineries. For more information and to order tickets please go to the Pleasanton Downtown Association website.

Spring Downtown Santa Cruz Wine Walk

May 12th, Sunday
Downtown Santa Cruz
3-6pm

Join us as we pour our wines at the Spring 2017 Downtown Santa Cruz Wine Walk. We will be located at Artisans Gallery at 1368 Pacific Ave. This promises to be an enjoyable Mother’s Day afternoon as you enjoy wine tasting while checking out favorite Downtown shops. Check in at Soif Wine Bar and Merchants, 105 Walnut Avenue, for your pass and your glass, and a map of the pouring locations, then enjoy an afternoon of tasting and discovering. Tickets are limited. Available online HERE $35 in advance / $40 on the day of the event, per person.

Taste of the Mountains Grand Tasting

May 19th, Sunday
Villa Montalvo, Saratoga
1 – 5pm

Join us for Grand Tasting portion of the 2018 wine auction of Silicon Valley and the Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers Education Foundation (SCMWEF). The Silicon Valley Wine Auction (SVWA) brings together over 100 of the Santa Cruz Mountains top winemakers and growers, along with Silicon Valley leaders – all committed to our children, our community and our future. All proceeds benefit Silicon Valley Education Foundation and STEM Leadership Institute. This event offers tastings from 40+ Vintners from the Santa Cruz Mountains pouring over 150 wines, an abundance of edible delights and silent auction featuring over 200 wine lots. Guests are invited to sip, sample and bid! VIP Ticket price is $145 and Regular admission (1-5 PM) is $95. Please contact the SCMWA to purchase tickets in advance at (831)685-8463 or www.scmwa.com/event/silicon-valley-wine-auction-2017.

June Events

Menlo Park Taste of the Mountains

June 1st, Saturday
Menlo Park
2-5:30pm

The Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association presents the third annual Taste of the Mountains Wine Walk. All ticket proceeds from the event will benefit the Menlo Park Atherton Education Foundation. Enjoy wines from small, local boutique wineries of the Santa Cruz Mountains poured in various designated tasting locations up and down Santa Cruz Avenue. We will be pouring at Fleet Feet located at 859 Santa Cruz Ave. To purchase tickets for this event go to HERE.

Aptos Village Wine Wander

June 8th, Saturday
Aptos
1-4pm

Roudon-Smith Winery will be participating in the Aptos Village Wine Wander with all proceeds from the event going to benefit Rio Del Mar Elementary, Mar Vista Elementary and Valencia Elementary. Stroll through the heart of the Aptos community and enjoy wine tasting and food samples at local shops and restaurants. Al will be pouring at TBD so stop by and say hi!

July Events

Winemaker Sail on the Chardonnay II

July 19th Friday
Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor
6:30 – 8:30pm

Enjoy the wines of Roudon-Smith Winery while taking in the stunning views of the California coastline. Join Al for a great evening of wine tasting on the water. Watch the sunset, raise your glasses and give a toast to wine tasting at its finest. Complimentary hors d’ouevres are included. For more information or to sign up for this cruise please contact their office at 831-423-1213 or visit Chardonnay Winemaker Cruise.

Summer Passport

July 20th, Saturday
Roudon-Smith Winery
12 – 5pm

We will be welcoming Roudon-Smith Wine Club members and Santa Cruz Mountains Passport holders as we pour our current wine releases at Artisans Gallery in downtown Santa Cruz (located at 1368 Pacific, the corner of Pacific and Cooper). For more information about the Santa Cruz Mountains Passport visit www.scmwa.com, call (831) 685-8463, or check out the new mobile app where you can buy and keep your passport on your smart phone!

7th Annual Sabor del Valle

July 22nd, Friday
San Jose
6:30-11m

We will be pouring our wines at the Sabor del Valle fundraiser at The Mexican Heritage Plaza located at 1700 Alum Rock Avenue. Sabor del Valle raises funds for local nonprofits and changes the lives of the overlooked and underrepresented in the Bay Area by working in collaboration with local vintners and restaurateurs to showcase their delectable creations. For more information go to Sabor del Valle.

Wine Walk Downtown Mountain View

July 27th, Saturday
Mountain View
2-5:30pm

Roudon-Smith Winery will be participating in the Wine Walk Downtown Mountain View. Enjoy a lovely summer afternoon visiting the merchants of Castro Street as you enjoy fabulous wines from wineries of the Santa Cruz Mountains. Al will be pouring at TBD so stop by and say hi! Tickets for this event are $35 in advance and $40 the day of the event. For more information check out theevent website.

2016 Stanford Art and Wine Summer Stroll

July 30th, Saturday
Stanford Cantor Arts Center
5:30-8:30m

We are looking forward to a pleasant evening as we join fellow alumni for a celebration of art and wine at Stanford! Explore the Cantor Arts Center, visit the new Anderson Collection, and sample a variety of wonderful wines provided by alumni vintners at an outdoor reception in the beautiful Rodin Garden. It will be a special summer evening for Stanford alumni back on the Farm. For more information go to Stanford Art and Wine Stroll.

August Events

Los Altos Farmers’ Market

August 9th, Thursday
Los Altos
4-8pm

Roudon-Smith will be the featured winery in the wine booth for the Los Altos Farmers’ Market today. The market is located on State Street between 2nd and 4th with fresh local fruits and vegetables, ranch eggs, cut flowers and live plants, bakery items, prepared foods, locally caught fish, and live music. So stop by our wine booth and get a glass of wine to enjoy as you shop the market.

Endless Summer Wine Stroll on Santana Row

August 16th, Thursday
Santana Row
6-9 pm

Roudon-Smith Winery will be participating in this endless summer wine stroll benefitting the Bill Wilson Center. A portion of proceeds from the event will benefit Bill Wilson Center, a local nonprofit organization that provides support to homeless and runaway children and young adults. Tickets are $40 and include tastings from Santa Cruz Mountain wineries, light bites, DIY succulent terrariums, exclusive discounts, live music, and more! A Silent Auction to benefit Bill Wilson Center will also be displayed in Santana Row Park. We will be pouring at TBD. For more information go to the event website.

 

Los Altos Farmers’ Market

September 6th, Thursday
Los Altos
4-8pm

Roudon Smith will be the featured winery in the wine booth for the Los Altos Farmers’ Market today. The market is located on State Street between 2nd and 4th with fresh local fruits and vegetables, ranch eggs, cut flowers and live plants, bakery items, prepared foods, locally caught fish, and live music. So stop by our wine booth and get a glass of wine to enjoy as you shop the market.

September Events

Back to School Bash Wine Stroll on Santana Row

September 10th, Tuesday
Santana Row
6-9 pm

The kids are back in school, it’s time to unwind! Join us on Tuesday, September 10th from 6-9pm for a wine stroll around The Row benefitting the Silicon Valley Education Foundation.
Your $40 ticket will include wine tastings from Santa Cruz Mountain Wineries, exclusive discounts, light bites, live music, DIY succulent terrariums and more. We will be pouring at B8TA. For more information go to the event website.

SVCA Fall Festival of Food and Wine

September 12th, Thursday
San Jose
5:30-8pm

Roudon-Smith Winery will be participating in the Silicon Valley Concierge Association’s 2019 Fall Festival. This event is at the Winchester Mystery House where you will enjoy food and wine while you check out the Silent Auction whose proceeds will provide scholarships to students and programs in Santa Clara County that promote professional Hospitality, Tourism and Event Planning.

Capitola Art and Wine Festival

September 14th and 15th, Saturday and Sunday
Capitola Village
10am – 6pm Sat., 10-5 Sun.

A great way to entertain the family! The Capitola Art Wine Festival combines art, wine, music and food all in Capitola Village by the Sea. Over 185 artists and 16 wineries will participate in this year’s Festival. Enjoy great entertainment all weekend!

Winemaker Sail on the Chardonnay II

September 20th, Friday
Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor
5–7pm

Enjoy the wines of Roudon-Smith Winery while taking in the stunning views of the California coastline. Join Al for a great evening of wine tasting on the water. Watch the sunset, raise your glasses and give a toast to wine tasting at its finest. Complimentary hors d’ouevres are included. For more information or to sign up for this cruise please contact their office at 831-423-1213 or visit Chardonnay Winemaker Cruise

Downtown Campbell Fall Wine Walk

September 25th, Wednesday
Downtown Campbell
6-9pm

Join us as we pour our wines at the Downtown Campbell Fall Wine Walk. We will be located at Blue Line Pizza located at 415 E. Campbell. Attendees can let your wine glass be your guide to the charming shops and eateries of Downtown Campbell on what promises to be a fun-filled early Fall evening. Tickets are $38 per person in advance or $45 on the day of the event though the event does normally sell out in advance. For more information go to the event web site.

Business Office Contact Information

Roudon-Smith Winery
13809 Serra Oaks Court
Saratoga, CA 95070

(408) 313-5229

sales@roudonsmith.com

Tasting Room Hours and Location

Our Tasting Room is located at 14572A Big Basin Way in downtown Saratoga. We are open on Thursday, Friday, and Sunday 2-7 PM and on Saturday from 12-7 PM. Other days are by appointment.

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