Winery Events

We look forward to welcoming you to AVV and sharing a glass of wine with you. Until then open a bottle and enjoy AVV at your home!  Watch this page, email and social media for as we add information for events.  If you can’t visit us in person, we hope that you will join us in a variety of virtual and live events, including tastings on Facebook, tours on Youtube.

July 14: AVV Marketplace 10am – 2pm

Immerse yourself in the bounty of Alexander Valley Vineyards at our first summer marketplace. Our historic property has sustained families for over a century, and we’re sharing it with you at the AVV Marketplace. We’ll offer a farmer’s market-style shopping experience, along with wine tastings, food, and cave tours. Mark your calendars to enjoy the best of the valley!  Click this link for complete details and vendor list.


September 14: Let’s Crush It – AVV Harvest Party – SOLD OUT

Get ready to experience the excitement of the 2024 harvest season. We’ll be celebrating with our biggest party of the year. Join us for some grape picking & stomping, Wine-O Bingo, barbecue lunch and all-around fun on the historic Wetzel Family Estate, Reserve your tickets today!


October 5: AVV’s Fall Estate Garden Luncheon

Join us for our annual Fall Estate Garden Luncheon on October 5, 2024. You’ll be surrounded by our vineyards, garden, and historic property seated on the Wetzel Family Estate patio, as you enjoy this special wine country menu with items straight from the garden. This is the ultimate way to experience the special place we call home.

Book your reservation now.


2025: Save the Date

Winter WINEland – a Wine Road event
January 11-12, 2025
11:00am-4:00pm

After the busy holiday season, now is the time to restock your wine collection, join some wine clubs, and take the opportunity to taste wines you may have never even heard of before. Make it a weekend of discovery with seventy wineries in the Alexander Valley, Dry Creek Valley and Russian River Valley.

Barrel Tasting
March 1-2, 2025
11:00am-4:00pm

Barrel Tasting is an opportunity to meet winemakers, learn a bit about the wine making process and to buy “futures” of the wines, you sample directly from the barrel.

CYRUS Dinner
March 15, 2025
6:00pm – 9:30pm

Sparkling glasses, candlelight, wine aging in barrels – is there a better place to celebrate the release of CYRUS? Enjoy the history, tradition, and excellence of AVV as we celebrate CYRUS – our premium Cabernet blend. This is always a memorable night with food and wine pairings, great conversation, and stories from the family.

Wine Club Appreciation
April 12, 2025
1:00pm – 3:00pm

We’re showing our appreciation to our Wine Club with an exclusive members day. Bring some friends or make new ones; meet other members of our Wine Club family, relax with live music, enjoy a selection of light bites and wine pairings, and join in various games and activities throughout the afternoon.

Battle of the Blends
May 17, 2025
10:30am – 2:30pm

If you’ve dreamt of blending a great wine, then this is your chance to show the world just how good you are. Our winemaker will share tips and secrets, but the magic is up to you and your team. Best of all the winning wine will be immortalized as the next vintage of our Wine Club Reserve.

Let’s Crush It
September 13, 2025
9:00am – 2:00pm

Prepare for the excitement of the 2025 harvest season at our grandest celebration of the year! Come to the historic Wetzel Family Estate for an unforgettable day filled with grape picking and stomping, Wine-O Bingo, a mouthwatering barbecue lunch, and tons of fun.

Fall Estate Garden Luncheon
October 4, 2025
11:30am – 2:30pm

Enjoy a seasonal wine country lunch with items prepared straight from the garden while enjoying some AVV wines and breathtaking views.

Wine & Food Affair – a Wine Road event
November 1-2, 2025
11:00am-4:00pm

Join us for a weekend of wine and food pairing in the Alexander, Dry Creek and Russian River Valleys. Each winery will have a favorite winery recipe, along with the perfect wine. Begin your adventure at AVV, then plan your route for a tasting adventure.