If you have a passion for food and wine, we have found the event that will have you drinking straight from the source. Enjoy three days of exploration in the majestic Sonoma Wine Country, located just 45 minutes north of San Francisco.Out In The Vineyard, a Sonoma-based LGBT Tour & Event Company, produces the annual Gay Wine Weekend.
Immerse yourself in the culture and lifestyle of Wine Country living and make friends for a lifetime. Think Gay Ski Week, but for wine!This year marks the fifth year that Gay Wine Weekend will take place; attracting people from all around the country to partake in VIP Wine Receptions, Winemaker Dinners, Winery Tours, a brunch and Wine Auction, along with a pool soiree and some very fun after parties! The signature event of the weekend is the hugely successfully Twilight T-Dance, where guests dance through the magic hour of the summer sunset and into the evening, literally Out In The Vineyards of Sonoma Valley Wine Country! This year at Sonoma’s iconic Chateau St. Jean Winery, located in the heart of the bucolic and historic Valley of The Moon.Gay Wine Weekend also is host to annual AIDS fundraiser benefitting Face to Face, Sonoma County HIV/AIDS Network, whose mission it is to end HIV in Sonoma County. Over the course of the past 5 years Gay Wine Weekend has helped raise over $130,000 for the organization.GWW is founded by Gary Saperstein and Mark Vogler, true winery insiders who reside in the Sonoma Wine Country and strive to bring the best of Sonoma to Out In the Vineyard guests that attend this very special weekend of wine and celebration.This year Gay Wine Weekend takes place June 17th through 19th. For the full experience, stay at the host hotel, MacArthur Place.Advance Purchase VIP Party Passes on sale now. À la carte event tickets go on sale in March. For further information and to get your tickets visit www.GayWineWeekend.com.