Group Experiences; tastings, pairings and seminars

At Rutherford Ranch, we have a variety of winery experiences to tempt you and have tailored the following group experiences to be educational, yet fun, for any occasion. Please contact our hospitality department for more information and availability.

For all group tastings, we offer standing cocktail reception style or seated experinces.

Group Wine tastings are offered daily between 10:00am to 3:30pm at our property on the beautiful Silverado Trail in St. Helena, California. Enjoy a selection of wines from our family’s portfolio of wines from Rutherford Ranch Winery Reserves, and Scott Family Estate .

A service fee of 20% is assessed to all group experiences with 10 or more guests. Reservations are required for all tastings, call 707-968-3227 to make a reservation or emailevents@rutherfordwine.com

Group Tasting Options

Are you having a family get together? Company outing? College Reunion? Weekend getaway? We have designed the following group tastings specifically to meet your group's expectations. Contact our event department if you are looking to host a private event, dinner or something truly unique!

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Reserve Tasting, starting at $35.00 per person

Enjoy a selection of four to five wines from our portfolio, both red and white wines, rotated seasonally from our limited production wines exclusive to the winery. Offered seated in our Olive Grove, Patio Space, or Cabernet Room.

Cabernet Only Tasting, starting at $40.00 per person

Taste through some of what the Napa Valley is so well known for. Taste three Cabernet Sauvignons that range from our Napa Valley to our Single Vineyards and will vary depending on availability.

Estate Wine Tasting, starting at $55.00 per person

Taste through some of what the Napa Valley is so well known for with a range of our most rare Napa Valley to our Single Vineyards and will vary depending on availability

Bottle Service, starting at $500.00 per group

For some groups, we understand that the traditional tasting doesn’t quite fit your needs. To accommodate your groups’ specific needs and wine preferences, we allow you to purchase a minimum amount of wine, opened based on a glass per person, and use our space to entertain friends, family, coworkers, or clients. A wine educator is available to answer questions, but a formal tasting line up is not included with bottle service.

 

Group Food and Wine Pairing Options

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Reserve Wine and Chocolate Pairing, starting at $45.00 per person

Chocolate and wine is the perfect match for the wine connoisseur and foodie. Our chocolate and wine pairing will introduce your taste buds to a cascade of complex flavors and profiles. This educational experience allows our guests to challenge their taste buds, learn how food and wine pair together, and of course, sweeten up their vacation!

Reserve Wine and Cheese Pairing, starting at $45.00 per person

Come in and experience the art of food and wine pairing! These original pairings are offered to guests looking to warm up their taste buds and develop their culinary senses. Enjoy our limited production wines from our Estate Vineyards in Napa Valley paired with local and artisan nuts, meats and chocolates, our spin on a coursed food pairing!

Boxed Lunch and Wine Flight, starting at $50 per person

Enjoy a wine tasting and delicious boxed lunch in our Olive Grove or on our Patio while visiting the winery. Our fresh seasonal menu options are of highest quality to enhance your wine country experience. Please order with 72 hours advanced notice.

Add a tour to any experience for $10 per person.

 

Group Seminar Experiences

Please reserve an appointment with our hospitality department by calling 707.968.3227 or email events@rutherfordwine.com

 

In Depth Sensory Analysis Seminar, starting at $75 per person

A more in depth experience offered for groups includes a tour of our property. Allow our expert wine educators to guide you through the basics of wine making, viticulture and the history of Napa Valley, and learn how to taste like a wine professional. This fun and light experience is designed for amateur and veteran wine tasters looking to increase their knowledge, personally and professionally.

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In Depth Blending Seminar, starting at $95 per person

Enjoy drinking fermented grape juice? Well, join our two hour blending seminar and learn what it takes to be a wine maker for a day! Our professional staff will guide you through the subtle nuances of wine tastings, varietal differences, and what flavors compliment to produce the next great blend!

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