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Walk the Mid Peninsula Wine Trail

4 Amazing San Carlos Wineries
18 Award Winning Wines
2018 SF Chronical Wine Competition

All in a stroll around the block!

Russian Ridge Winery is happy to open our doors an hour early along with Flying Suitcase Wines, Dominico Winery, and Old County Cellars to serve up the best on the peninsula!

April 28 & 29 from 11 am – 5 pm.

Now including two local vendors! You’ll get the chance to shop sea glass jewelry and upcycled totes while you choose the wine for your weekend or pick out a Mother’s Day gift!

Winewalk april 28 in RR

24 Carat Count Down

24 Carat Count Down

Russian Ridge Winery and Geoffrey’s Diamonds and Goldsmith are partnering to bring you a golden opportunity.

Geoffrey’s Diamonds and Goldsmith has generously made available 24 gift cards, valued at $500 each, for the first Russian Ridge Winery customers to purchase 24 bottles of wine.

Ask about the details soon because once this limited amount of cards is gone, the count down ends!

Limit one gift card per customer.

24K Countdown

April is Wine Club Pick up Month!

April is pick up month! Spring into the Tasting Room for our 2016 Barbera and 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon. It’s a rosy red array that will make your heart blossom. Remember, at any time in the month of April, you receive an additional 5% off on top of your club discount on all wine purchases.

MONTHLY SPECIAL

You may have heard about the 24 Carat Count Down, but it is now down to the 18 Carat Count Down! It’s such a good deal, this is practically a heist! Geoffrey’s Diamonds and Goldsmith has generously made available 24 gift cards, valued at $500 each, for the first Russian Ridge Winery customers to purchase 24 bottles of wine. Get yours before the rest are gone!

Mid Peninsula Wine Trail

We are proud to members of the Mid Peninsula Wine Trail. The Mid Peninsula Wine Trail is happy to announce that on Saturday July 22 and Sunday July 23 will be having our first Wine Trail Weekend. On Saturday, at least five neighborhood wineries will be pouring and on Sunday, all eight wineries will be pouring from noon to 5pm. This is a great opportunity to get to know your local wineries. All within walking distance. How great is that? Save your self a 2.5 hour ride north to Napa or Sonoma. We are right here in your neighborhood. Uber/Lyft in and home for a no hassle day. Pick up a copy of Edible Silicon Valley Summer edition while you are out tasting. Come and see what San Carlos Wineries have to offer and then enjoy dinner downtown San Carlos.

Current Winery Events

Saturday April 22nd we will be pouring at the Los Gatos Wine Walk.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/los-gatos-spring-wine-walk-2017-tickets-31615547955

Saturday May 6th from 12 to 1pm we will be co-hosting a stop with Devils Canyon brewing for a car club. 75 to 80 cars expected.

Sunday May 21st we will be pouring at Runnymede for the
Silicon Valley Wine Auction Grand Tasting.

Silicon Valley Wine Auction 2017

Saturday June 3rd we will be pouring at the Menlo Park Wine Walk.

Taste of the Mountains – Menlo Park

Sunday June 11th We will be pouring at the San Carlos Wine Stroll.
https://sancarloschamber.org/

California State Fair Results

Wine                                                     AVA            Award  
2014 Concerto                               SCM           Gold
2014 Cabernet Sauvignon       SCM          Gold , Best of Class of Region
2014  Pinot Noir                             SCM          Bronze

SF Chronicle Wine Competition

We are very happy to announce our awards from our wine submissions to the San Francisco Wine Competition.

Bronze 2014 Fiddletown Zinfandel

Silver 2014 Merlot

Silver 2014 Petite Sirah

Gold 2012 Syrah

Gold 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon

Double Gold 2014 “Concerto” Bordeaux Style Blend

Stop by and see what we are pouring this weekend.

 

Holiday Winery Hours

Our hours the tasting room will be open are as follows:
We will be CLOSED on Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Friday after Thanksgiving we will open 2 hours early from 3pm to 9pm.
Saturday and Sunday from noon to 5pm.
Thursday and Friday before Christmas we will be open from 5 to 9pm.
Saturday the 24th from noon to 5pm. (For that last-minute bottle or three of wine!)
Friday the 30th of December from 5 to 9pm
Saturday New Years Eve, Sunday New Years Day and Monday the observed holiday from noon to 5pm.
We hope every ones Holiday will be abundant, happy, and relaxing!

Cheers,
The Townsend Family
Russian Ridge Winery

Winery update for September:

September is here and the crush has started!
We will be open on Labor day noon to 5pm.
First time for the Concerto to go on case special at 30% off.
Regularly at $336.00 this month only $235.20.
We are well into the Barbera fermentation and it is tasting very good.
Stop by the winery and find out what drives a lot of wine makers to make wine.
Spence is recovering from his L5-S1 disc issue and should be back next weekend.
Thanks to everyone for the concern and best wishes.
Tasting flight this weekend will be:
Sparkling,
’12 Syrah,
’12 Merlot,
’12 Concerto,
’13 Zinfandel

July Wine Club Pick up

We have anew location to source our wines in the Summit Road area. The Summit store now carries our 2013 Pinot Noir, 2012 Concerto, 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon, 2012 Petite Sirah, 2013 Zinfandel.
This is the last weekend in July for club pick up where you still get to choose which award-winning wines you will take home.
Tasting room information:
tonight’s line up for the tasting room menu includes the Sparkling, Pinot Noir, Concerto, Cabernet Sauvignon, and last but not least the Zinfandel!
Sparkling on a hot day like this just seemed to me to be the perfect way to start the weekend!!
Come on in and celebrate Summer!!