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The Beehive Asks: Where are you drinking wine?

My story today points out the variety of wine events during the fall season — from grape stomping at Chappell Winery & Vineyard in Mariposa to movie nights at La Belle Winery in Terra Bella.

With so many events this fall, I couldn’t list them all in the story. So, I want to know: Where are you drinking wine? Drop your answers in the comments below.

Or, if you’re hosting a wine event, add your details in the comments.

If you need more ideas, check out the map of Valley wineries that ran with the story.

And here are links to wine trails, as well as wineries that aren’t part of a wine trail:

Wine Trails
Fresno County Wine Journey
Blossom Trail Wineries
Madera Wine Trail

Individual Wineries
Butterfly Creek Winery, Mariposa
Chappell Winery & Vineyard, Mariposa
Mount Bullion Vineyards, Mariposa
Silver Fox Vineyards, Mariposa
Water 2 Wine, Clovis
La Belle Winery, Terra Bella
Bella La Vina Farms, Terra Bella
Caravantes Vineyards, Terra Bella
Cacciatore Fine Wines & Olive Oil Corp., Pixley

Responses to "The Beehive Asks: Where are you drinking wine?"

Cristobal says:

Dang, I didn’t realize Terra Bella had so many wineries! Tulare County represent!

blake says:

The short answer to your question:
on my back patio.

—usually accompanied by friends or at least
a good book and a few bassett hounds.

At home. At my kitchen table.

You know what I want to know? Why is it so darn difficult to buy wine from local wineries? I don’t have time to drive out to these places nor wine shops up north. I see a bottle here and there in my grocery store, but seriously, why can’t grocery stores carry more local wines? I’d love to buy them.

Rebecca says:

I wrote a story in this week’s edition of Vida en el Valle about a South American wine-tasting event at Arte Americas on Saturday night. The event also includes food pairing and live Chilean and Argentine music.
This is the story: http://www.vidaenelvalle.com/news/fresno/english/story/426409.html

Joan Obra says:

Thanks for posting. I also include this event in my column that comes out tomorrow. I’m sorry I won’t be there!

In its fifth year, the Fall Wine Cornucopia pairs all of the wineries of the San Joaquin Valley with food delicacies grown and produced in Valley fields and orchards, together with exhibits of local artists, music and more. As a regional celebration, producers from Stockton to Bakersfield invite people from throughout California to rediscover California’s agricultural heritage.

The event will be held at Chukchansi Park on October 25th, 2009 from 2pm to 6pm.

Follow us @sjv_cornucopia or facebook.com/fallwinecornucopia