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Wine Tasting Sun Apr 23 2-4PM

Join us right here at Howie's Market on Sunday April 23 from 2-4PM for an exclusive wine tasting event featuring Alexander Valley Vineyards! Our dear friend Beth Thompson will be here to guide you through the lineup of fabulous wines.

Wines being poured:

  • 2019 Homestead Red Blend

  • 2019 Merlot

  • 2018 Zinfandel

  • 2016 Cyrus Cabernet Sauvignon blend


A quick history of Alexander Valley Vineyards:

After purchasing the historic Cyrus Alexander homestead, Harry and Maggie Wetzel strived to create a thriving agricultural lifestyle on the property. They raised their children along with their vines in Alexander Valley, providing inspiration and encouragement as they developed the estate together. Decades later, the fourth generation of their family is growing up amongst vineyards and next door to the working winery that is known around the world as “AVV”. You could call it a family tradition.

Winemaker Kevin Hall is constantly adapting to the rhythms of nature, the readiness of the vineyards and the evolution of the individual wines. While our vineyards provide the sense of terroir and consistent character of our fruit, our winemaking staff provides the invaluable experience. Their work is constant and crucial; topping the barreled wines to minimize air contact as they develop, monitoring and measuring the young wines as they progress, and tasting, tasting, tasting. Decades of experience tying vineyard and winery together give AVV total control of wine production, resulting in rich, complex wines that showcase a truly robust sense of place.

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