Friday, June 13 - Sunday, June 15, 2014
GAY WINE WEEKEND 2014
Come Out In The Vineyard at GAY WINE WEEKEND 2014, a weekend of wine & celebration in California Wine Country - Featuring TWILIGHT T Dance & Gay Wine Auction benefiting Face to Face, Sonoma County AIDS Network.
Enjoy 3 Full Days of LGBT events in Northern California's magnificent Sonoma Valley - home to some of the world's most prestigious wines and wineries. Celebrate with world class wine and culinary delights, music and dancing in a private estate vineyard, VIP Receptions, wine tasting excursions, passport wine tasting, champagne brunch, wine auction and pool party in one of the most famous luxury wine destinations in the world.
Located only 45 minutes north of San Francisco it is truly an amazingly breathtaking place to gather and show your Pride, Out In The Vineyard.
Friday, June 13th
VIP Welcome Reception @ MacArthur Place Hotel & Spa - 3:00 - 6:00pm
Exclusive to Gay Wine Weekend guests staying at the luxurious MacArthur Place Hotel & VIP Party Pass holdersl. Join us at Gay Wine Weekend's Official Host Hotel for a wine reception as quests check into this luxury 64 room luxury hotel in Historic Sonoma.
Sonoma Plaza Wine Tasting Passport 5:00 - 8:00pm
Arrive into the Heart of Wine Country and kick off Gay Wine Weekend with our passport to the numerous winery tasting rooms located around the Historic Sonoma Plaza. Spend a beautiful summer evening strolling the plaza and sampling some of Sonoma's best botique wines, followed by an exceptional winemaker dinner at Wine & Dine OUT.
Wine & Dine OUT in Sonoma- 8:00pm
We are proud to present exclusive winemaker dinners for Gay Wine Weekend with some of wine country's most talented winemakers. Last year's 3 winemakers dinners sold out quickly so Gay Wine Weekend we're offering five exclusive and intimate winemaker dinners at restaurants aound the historic Sonoma Plaza!
Enjoy an intimate evening, dining with the winemakers themselves, who pair their wines with the culinary delights from five of Sonoma's top restaurants. Seating is extremely limited to these intimate evenings.
Saturday, June 14th
Out In The Vineyard Wine Tours & Lunch - 10am - 3pm
We've added Napa Valley to our extremely popular Gay Wine Weekend wine tours. Join one of our exclusive wine tasting tours to some of the best producers in Sonoma & Napa Valleys. Departing from the Sonoma Square, you'll venture to amazing winerys for intimate wine tasting and a box lunch Out In The Vineyard, courtesy of The Girl & The Fig Caters!
Proceeds benefit Face to Face, Sonoma County AIDS Network
Our not-to-be missed Signature Event of Gay Wine Weekend! Imagine dancing into Twilight among the vines in the heart of Sonoma Valley with our DJ spinning the hottest dance tracks right Out In The Vineyard. Featuring some of Sonoma Valleys most renown wineries!
General Admission T-Dance 7:00pm - 10:30pm
VIP Reception & Twilight T-Dance 5:00pm - 10:30pm
Enjoy our "Gourmet Food Truck Up", where you can purchase a selection of items to enjoy with your favorite wines
"Apres-T" After Party! 11:00pm
The party continues at host hotel, MacArthur Place Hotel with little bites and no host bar - till closing.
Sunday, June, 15th
GAY WINE AUCTION & RECOVERY BRUNCH - 11:00AM
100% of the monies raised benefit Face to Face, Sonoma County AIDS Network
Start your perfect Sunday in Wine Country as you enjoy a scrumptious buffet brunch & then get ready to bid as we raise much needed funds for Face to Face Sonoma County AIDS Network with some amazing wines, winery tours and visits up for auction. This promises to be quite a good time as a bidding war amongst us gays could get pretty ugly…..too much fun to miss!
Sunday Pool Soiree - 2:30pm - 6:00pm
Spend Sunday Sonoma Style, with a chill afternoon poolside and enjoy the final afternoon of Gay Wine Weekend, lounging and soaking in the warm Sonoma Sun until departure - or extend your stay and keep Gay Wine Weekend going!
Advance Purchase VIP Party Passes and General Tickets - ON SALE SOON!
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Official Host Hotel
MacArthur Place Inn & Spa
We are proud to welcome MacArthur Place Hotel & Spa as our host hotel for 2014 and we're taking over the entire luxury wine country resort!
MacArthur Place is offering special Gay Wine Weekend Rates, starting at just $249 per room, per night for guestrooms (reg. $399) and $349 per room, per night for suites (reg. $525 per room, per night). 2 night minimum required.
Come early or extend your stay for the same great rates!
Limited number of room types availalbe.
Make reservations online now or call (800) 722-1866 and ask for the Gay WIne Weekend Special rate.
Become a Sponsor!
Gay Wine Weekend is becoming an annual event destination for wine lovers in the LGBT community.
- Wine collectors and appreciators
- 600 participants, 80% male, 20% female, average age 35-55 years old
- Highly educated, High Household Income $150k+
- Upper managment & executive level business professionals
- Primary target draws from Major Metropolitan SF Bay Area, Sacramento, Los Angeles & San Diego
- Secondary target draws from multiple US & International Metropolitan Areas with 30% of attendees in 2013 from outside California
Download our sponsorship information kit to learn how you can connect with the LGBT Market Influencers.