A la carte: Wine legends, beer, spirits and cookies

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Legends of wine

Five Sonoma County wine legends will hold a panel discussion and tasting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, at the Krug Event Center to raise money for the Friends of the Sonoma County Wine Library.

The five wine legends include Richard Arrowood of Amapola Creek, Bob Cabral of Three Sticks Wines and Bob Cabral Wines, Ana Keller of Keller Estate, David Ramey of Ramey Winery and David Stare of Dry Creek Vineyard.

The panel discussion will be moderated by wine writer Linda Murphy. Light appetizers will be served during the wine reception.

Tickets are $50. To reserve: brownpapertickets.com. Dry Creek Inn, 198 Dry Creek Road.


Eighth Street open house

Eighth Street Wineries will hold its annual open house from noon to 4 pm. Saturday, Feb. 23, at the tasting rooms in the warehouse district of Sonoma.

Participating wineries are among some of Sonoma County’s premier names, including Enkidu, MacLaren Wine, Obsidian Wine Co., Stone Edge Farm, Talisman Wines, Tin Barn Vineyards, Ty Caton and William Knuttel Winery.

Tickets are $45 in advance, $10 for designated driver. Reservations: eighthstreetwineries.com. 21481 Eighth St. East.


Broadway Bash

Support Cinnabar Theater during the third annual Broadway Bash gala at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Carole Ellis Auditorium.

The evening includes heavy hors d’oeuvres, sweet treats and favorite libations, along with a sneak preview of the upcoming season at Cinnabar featuring actors Dani Beem, Mary Gannon-Graham and Michael Van Why, along with Cinnabar’s Young Repertory kids.

Tickets are $75. To reserve: cinnabartheater.org. SRJC Petaluma Campus, 680 Sonoma Mountain Parkway.


Craft beer & spirits

Enjoy an array of 35 breweries, distillers and cideries during the Napa Craft Beer & Spirits Festival at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at the JaM Cellars Ballroom at Margrit Mondavi Theatre.

Tickets are $25 to $99. To reserve: bluenotenapa.com. 1030 Main St.


Wine and cookies

Meadowcroft Wines will offer a tasting flight of four wines paired with four Girl Scout Cookies from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, in their tasting room.

Each flight is $20. The event is open to the public, and no reservations are required.

The Meadowcroft Tasting room is part of the Cornerstone Sonoma Marketplace at 23574 Arnold Drive. meadowcroftwines.com

Staff Writer Diane Peterson can be reached at 707-521-5287 or diane.peterson@pressdemocrat.com. On Twitter @dianepete56.

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