Taste of Sonoma

Sept. 1

It’s one of the biggest gatherings of chefs, winemakers and the folks who appreciate all they do. Taste of Sonoma 2012 happens on Saturday, Sept. 1 at MacMurray Ranch near Healdsburg as part of Sonoma Wine Country Weekend.

If you haven’t gone before, get ready to have your mind wobble: 170 wineries pouring thousands of wines (click here for a sample list of participating wineries), plus 60 local chefs from some of the area’s best restaurants doing small bites in a big way. Plus wine seminars, cooking demos, a Steel Chef cook off and walks around this historic ranch.

Tickets usually sell out, but you can still buy them online. $195 Grand Reserve, $150 General Admission. Details online.

Want to learn more about the chefs participating? Check out http://sonomachefs.blogs.pressdemocrat.com/