For many, the word Sonoma is synonymous with wine, and at the Sonoma County Harvest Fair in Santa Rosa, there is no shortage of vino or other palate-pleasing treats. For more than 38 years, the Harvest Fair has been serving up award-worthy wines and cuisine to locals and world travelers. This year’s festival, running from October 4th through the 6th, is sure to exceed expectations. Featuring wine from over 150 wineries, cuisine from the Professional Food Competition, and the newly added craft beer and cider, the fair is prepared to please. The fair provides a wealth of exciting, educational demonstrations and seminars from chef demos to “How To” workshops, as well as the World Wrapped Competition. Cheer on your favorite chef as he or she competes to create the best wrapped dish from surprise ingredients.
Of course, it’s engaging to learn about the tasty fare created by the best, but what’s a trip to the Sonoma County Harvest Fair without a taste of the creations? The Tasting Pavilion is a favorite of the visitors. Here you will discover flavors from award-winning wines and cuisine. Whether you are a novice or you have an experienced palate, you are sure to experience something new. The addition of local craft beer and ciders from the booming artisan breweries are ready to shine in the spotlight. Try all the up and coming flavors to find your favorites. The Sonoma County Harvest Fair is waiting to treat your senses to the exquisite tastes of California. Grab a partner, stomp some grapes, indulge, and be merry!