to Nov 5

Wine Road Wine & Food Affair

Over 100 wineries in Alexander, Dry Creek and Russian River Valleys serve up fantastic food and wine pairings over the first weekend in November. We will be pairing Rustic Campanelle ai Funghi with our 2015 GSM red Rhone-style blend. For tickets, please visit the Wine Road web site. Tickets go on sale September 1.

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12:30 PM12:30

ZAP Simply Summer Celebration

Join Jim and Eliza, along with over thirty other renowned Zinfandel producers, at this annual event in our backyard of Geyserville at Trentadue Winery. Wines will be pouring from 12:30 until 3:30 PM, with food to purchase and winemaker round tables to enhance your knowledge of Zinfandel wines. Contact the ZAP folks for tickets at the website

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11:00 AM11:00

Jug July

By popular demand this has become another annual event for us. We'll be filling up jugs of Zinfandel straight from the barrel for you to take home. Our tribute to the traditional wine from our corner of Sonoma County wouldn't be complete without music - the Conga Bobby Band, one of our favorites -  the roasted pig for exotic tacos, and other festivities. Kindly RSVP to Lynn if you plan to attend.

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11:00 AM11:00

Open Barn!

Our annual open house celebration is a great opportunity to catch up with the J. Rickards Winery crew and soak up some Alexander Valley sun. Jim will be serving up his famous slow-cooked ribs alongside a special summer selection of our wines! Let us know you're coming with an email to Lynn.

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11:00 AM11:00

Spring Cellar Tax Relief Celebration!

Is your cellar or wine rack looking depleted? Interested in some fun Spring wines to brighten up the season? Look no further than our Spring Cellar Tax Relief Celebration! The Conga Bobby Band will be on hand to add to the festivities.

We'll be serving up Spring Tortilla Soup to pair with our new release wines and offering discounted bundles of our Spring wines to brighten the April showers. We will also be featuring verticals of older vintages of our Estate Cabernet for sale. This is a great opportunity to come say hello and stock up on some tasty wines! Kindly RSVP to if you would like to attend.

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6:00 PM18:00

Olympic Bakery & Deli Winemaker Dinner

Our friends at Olympic Bakery & Deli will be hosting Jim for another wine pairing dinner. This festive evening will feature a stellar lineup of J. Rickards wines alongside very special food pairings. Space is limited and this event always sells out fast! The cost for  this delicious and informative evening is just $50. You won't find a better deal for such quality. Olympic Bakery will have the pairing wines available for sale as well. To reserve your spot, please contact: Olympic Bakery, 591 E. Pickering Road, Shelton, Washington. Call (360) 426-4566, or email

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to Mar 5

Barrel Tasting Weekend

Taste new vintages of wines before they are bottled and purchase your favorites of our current releases. The first weekend in March is a great time to experience Spring in the vineyard and discover your new favorite J. Rickards wine! This Wine Road event is offered the first and second weekend in March, however we will only be participating during the first weekend, 11am to 4pm on Saturday and Sunday. And we'll be previewing the wines for Club Members only on Friday, March 3rd from 5-7pm.

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to Jan 15

Winter WINELand

Explore Northern Sonoma County as you taste wine offerings from some of the premier producers in the Alexander, Russian River and Dry Creek Valleys. We will be serving Brignole Pasta e Fagioli in tribute to the hard-working Italian farming families who came before us. For tickets, please visit 11 AM to 4 PM each day; Sunday only event tickets also available.

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5:00 PM17:00

Harvest Dinner at J. Rickards Winery - October 22nd, 2016

Come celebrate the bounty and completion of another harvest on Chianti Mountain as we host a rustic harvest dinner in our wine cave.  Chef Liza Hinman of Spinster Sisters fame will prepare a delicious locally sourced meal, paired with some of our wines from harvests past.  Very limited seating!  Please contact us to reserve your space.

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11:00 AM11:00

“Left Bank of the Alexander Valley” Tasting Event - August 20th, 2016

Come explore one of the most beautiful and relaxed areas of Sonoma County - The Left Bank of the Alexander Valley!  From the town of Geyserville, north to Cloverdale and up to the far reaches of this historical appellation, participating wineries will be opening their doors (and perhaps a few special bottles).  Each winery will include a logo glass with the tasting and the ticket includes $10 worth of wine purchase coupons.  Discover some new favorites and avoid the crowds!  

Participating Wineries:

  • Trione Vineyards & Winery
  • Bobdog Wines/SkyPine Vineyards
  • Pech Merle Winery
  • J. Rickards Winery
  • Mercury Winery
  • Bergeron Wines/Pine Mountain Vineyards

For more information, please visit our Eventbrite page

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