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June

June 4 & 5, 2011 "Fair Play Wine Festival"
Colibri Ridge Winery and Vineyard
www.colibriridge.com

Come and join us and the other Fair Play wineries for the 27th annual Fair Play Wine Festival. Enjoy our award winning wines and our wonderful food, and listen to our live entertainment provided by the very talented local musician Jonny Mojo. For tickets or more information on the Fair Play Wine Festival visit : www.fairplaywine.com

 
FAIR PLAY WINE FESTIVAL @ MT AUKUM WINERY
June 4 and 5
(Price to be determined)
 
FAIR PLAY WINE FESTIVAL @ PERRY CREEK WINERY
June 4th and 5th, 2011, 11:00 – 4:00pm

$15 Reserved from winery with any wine purchase
Be a part of an over 20 years of Fair Play tradition. Wine tasting, food paring, entertainment & much more are special features you will be enjoying during this two day event. We will be celebrating the "Beach party of the year" with you! Just imagine the smell of a delicious BBQ, the sounds of live music and the taste of award winning wines. This is your chance to drift away for a day, meet the winemakers and visit up to 16 participating wineries. Tickets are available at the winery or visit the Fair Play Wine Association website at: www.fairplaywine.com
 

TEMPEST ANNUAL DINNER CONCERT under the stars

June 11, 2011 / Saturday 6-10 pm
This will be the 17th annual appearance of Celtic/Rock band Tempest at Fitzpatrick's. Special party - feel the excitement live in Tempest's most intimate venue anywhere at Fitzpatrick's under the big starry sky. Starting at 6pm enjoy a wood-fired oven Santa Barbara style tri-tip, pinquito beans, garlic bread, salad and dessert. Then let the music begin: two sets by Tempest. Brian and Diana will be running the bar offerring Fitzpatrick wines, a great selection of beers and non-alcoholic drinks. $35 per person / advance reservations only - limit 100 people. Call us at 800-245-9166 and buy your tickets with most major credit cards or with cash at the tasting room.

Cooking with Chef Tyler Stone
June 18TH @ MT AUKUM WINERY
(Apogee Club Only)
12:00-4:00PM

 

FRIDAY WOOD-FIRED OVEN PIZZA NIGHTS

Fridays starting April 22th through Mid-October

A Fitzpatrick Fair Play tradition for 15 years

Every second Friday Blues rocker Johnny Mojo and Friends. The fourth Friday will be live music tba - a detailed schedule will be posted soon. First Fridays will be our Peace and Pizza Nights. Wood-Fired Oven Pizzas and fresh salads offered between 5-9 p.m. Reservations only. Call starting the Monday of the week you want to join us for what has become a Fair Play tradition.

FREE BBQ
June 19TH, 2011 12:00 – 3:00pm

As a way to soak up summer we are offering a free BBQ to all of our customers on Sunday, June 19th from 12pm-3pm. Get here early to enjoy the day with us and come see why Perry Creek’s wines are among the best in the Sierra Foothills.
RSVP no later than July 28th to or 530-620-5175.

 
FAIR PLAY POKER RUN
June 25TH, 2011 11:00-8:00pm

Join Perry Creek, Too good and 3 other wineries for this fabulous adventure! Sample delicious wines, take home a bottle of your favorite wine from each, and a playing card to assemble a poker hand. At the end of the day, relax and enjoy dinner and an awards ceremony hosted by Perry Creek. Prizes are awarded for the best, worst and a few not so hot poker hands.
Hint: Jokers will be handed out with volume purchases! $89.50 (plus tax) per person. To purchase tickets call: 530-620-5175

July

4TH OF JULY WEEKEND @ Perry Creek Winery
July 2nd and 3rd, 2011 12:00-2pm (BBQ) 12-4pm (Live Blues Music)

Come and join Perry Creek on Sunday July 3rd as we roll out the reds, whites and blues and help us celebrate our Independence! We will be having a delicious BBQ in our wine park from 12-2pm along with live Blues music from 12-4pm and spectacular wine specials that will make stocking your cellar a breeze! Bring along your friends and families and make a day of it!
The cost is only $10 for non club members and $5 for club members
RSVP by June 26th to or 530-620-5175.

 

July 16 & 17, 2011 "Anniversary Weekend Celebration"

Colibri Ridge Winery and Vineyard
www.colibriridge.com

Come and help us celebrate our 7th anniversary. We will be serving up our renowned Gourmet Cheeseburgers to accompany our award winning wines. Live entertainment provided by the very talented local musician Jonny Mojo.
No Charge.

 

FRIDAY WOOD-FIRED OVEN PIZZA NIGHTS

Fridays starting April 22th through Mid-October

A Fitzpatrick Fair Play tradition for 15 years

Every second Friday Blues rocker Johnny Mojo and Friends. The fourth Friday will be live music tba - a detailed schedule will be posted soon. First Fridays will be our Peace and Pizza Nights. Wood-Fired Oven Pizzas and fresh salads offered between 5-9 p.m. Reservations only. Call starting the Monday of the week you want to join us for what has become a Fair Play tradition.

4th ANNUAL HUNT FOR ZINMAN PARTY @ PERRY CREEK WINERY
July 16th, 2011 5:30pm-10:00pm

Celebrate our 4th annual Hunt for Zinman party which begins with dinner on our veranda. As the sun begins to set and the full moon rises we will take a tour through the vineyards and walk through the home of "ZinMan". Enjoy a glass of wine while you soak up the beautiful scenery and see if you can steal a glimpse of Zinman dancing amongst the vines. Event space is limited so make your reservations early!
The cost is only $40.00 for non-club members or $30.00 for club members.
RSVP no later than July 21st to or 530-620-5175. See you there!

 
Friday Night Wine-Down at Cantiga Wineworks
July 23, 5:30-9:30pm: "Cioppino Night"--the best you've ever tasted, and a release party for our long-awaited 2006 Barbera! Live music by folk rock performer John Peregrim. Enjoy the sunset and the stars on our beautiful new event patio, with good wine, food and friends. The musical performance will be followed by an acoustic jam and bonfire, so feel free to bring an instrument. Kids are welcome--but please supervise your own! Due to the specialized nature of the menu, this will be a ticketed event. RSVP by July 20. Tickets and more info: (530) 621-1696 or info@cantigawine.com. More details: www.cantigawine.com
 
ARTISAN CHEESE, GOURMET CHOCOLATE AND ZINFANDEL
July 30th, 2011 1pm-3pm

Nothing goes better together than fine artisan cheeses, gourmet chocolates and Perry Creek wines. Come learn how exciting it is to find the perfect pairing of these wonderful delicacies. We will be sampling a variety of our wines alongside some fantastic chocolates and cheeses. We will be offering special discounts when you purchase a wine and cheese/chocolate combo.
RSVP no later than July 25th to or 530-620-5175.

August

August 6 & 7, 2011 "Slug Fest" Come and join us for our 4th annual Slug Fest.

Colibri Ridge Winery and Vineyard
www.colibriridge.com

Once again we and our neighboring wineries (Oakstone, Obscurity Cellars and DKCellars) will be featuring the wines made from the grapes grown along Slug Gulch Rd. here in Fair Play. We will be providing some light appetizers that will be exquisitely paired with some of our featured wines.

No charge with last years glass, $5.00 without last years glass.

 
FREE BBQ
August 7TH, 2011 12:00 – 3:00pm

As a way to soak up summer we are offering a free BBQ to all of our customers on Sunday, August 7th from 12pm-3pm. Get here early to enjoy the day with us and come see why Perry Creek’s wines are among the best in the Sierra Foothills.
RSVP no later than July 28th to or 530-620-5175.
 

FRIDAY WOOD-FIRED OVEN PIZZA NIGHTS

Fridays starting April 22th through Mid-October

A Fitzpatrick Fair Play tradition for 15 years

Every second Friday Blues rocker Johnny Mojo and Friends. The fourth Friday will be live music tba - a detailed schedule will be posted soon. First Fridays will be our Peace and Pizza Nights. Wood-Fired Oven Pizzas and fresh salads offered between 5-9 p.m. Reservations only. Call starting the Monday of the week you want to join us for what has become a Fair Play tradition.

FAIR PLAY POKER RUN
August 13th, 2011 11:00-8:00pm

Join Perry Creek, Too good and 3 other wineries for this fabulous adventure! Sample delicious wines, take home a bottle of your favorite wine from each, and a playing card to assemble a poker hand. At the end of the day, relax and enjoy dinner and an awards ceremony hosted by one of the participating wineries. Prizes are awarded for the best, worst and a few not so hot poker hands.
Hint: Jokers will be handed out with volume purchases! $89.50 (plus tax) per person. To purchase tickets call: 530-620-5175

 
BLENDING SEMINAR (30 PEOPLE MAX) $40 ($30 FOR CLUB MEMBERS)
August 14TH, 2011 12:00 – 3:00pm

Become a winemaker for a day as we explore the art of creating final blends for our wines. We will take you through each step of the process and then allow you to create your own bottle of wine which you will take home as a memento.
RSVP no later than August 11th to or 530-620-5175
 

August 20 & 21, 2011 "Port and Cheesecake"

Colibri Ridge Winery and Vineyard
www.colibriridge.com

Come and join us for our Port and Cheesecake tasting. We will be having various cheesecakes that will be exquisitely paired with Chardonnay Port, Viognier Port, Vintage Port, and our Syrah Port wines. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to experience how port and Cheesecake can make the perfect pairing. Live entertainment will be provided by the renowned Jonny Mojo.
$5.00 per person.

 
3RD QUARTER WINE CLUB PICK-UP PARTY & FREE LUNCH (CLUB ONLY EVENT)
August 21st & 28TH, 2011 12:00 – 2:00pm

Club Members and their guests are invited to visit the winery between 12:00pm and 2:00pm to pick up their current wine club selections and enjoy a free lunch on us. This is our way of saying “thank you” to our members for choosing to be in our club.
RSVP by August 15th or 25th, at or 530-620-5175.

September

LABOR DAY BBQ @ PERRY CREEK WINERY (FREE EVENT!!)
September 4th 2011, 12:00-3:00pm

Free BBQ and special tasting of some our most sought after library wines and special releases. Enjoy an afternoon on our lovely patio, talk to our winemakers about the upcoming crush and taste some of this year’s grapes right from the vine.
RSVP by September 1st to or 530-620-5175.

 

Join in on the CRUSHING EXPERIENCE at Fitzpatrick Winery & Lodge
Weekdays September through October

Click here for Crushing Experience details

FRIDAY WOOD-FIRED OVEN PIZZA NIGHTS

Fridays starting April 22th through Mid-October

A Fitzpatrick Fair Play tradition for 15 years

Every second Friday Blues rocker Johnny Mojo and Friends. The fourth Friday will be live music tba - a detailed schedule will be posted soon. First Fridays will be our Peace and Pizza Nights. Wood-Fired Oven Pizzas and fresh salads offered between 5-9 p.m. Reservations only. Call starting the Monday of the week you want to join us for what has become a Fair Play tradition.

4th ANNUAL UNCORK THE COBRA RELEASE PARTY @ PERRY CREEK WINERY
September 17th 2011, 12:00-5:00 pm $25 per person ($20 Club Members)

Entrance to the event includes live music, lunch, commemorative cobra glass and 4 drink tickets.
Join us as we uncork the first bottles of our exclusive limited-edition 2009 Cobra Zin and Cobra Syrah. Drink a toast to the purest muscle car ever built! Enjoy some fantastic wine, great food and live music. There will be many Cobra cars and classic’s on hand to admire and you will have the chance to vote for your favorite.
RSVP by September 10th to or 530-620-5175.

 

October

FRIDAY WOOD-FIRED OVEN PIZZA NIGHTS

Fridays starting April 22th through Mid-October

A Fitzpatrick Fair Play tradition for 15 years

Every second Friday Blues rocker Johnny Mojo and Friends. The fourth Friday will be live music tba - a detailed schedule will be posted soon. First Fridays will be our Peace and Pizza Nights. Wood-Fired Oven Pizzas and fresh salads offered between 5-9 p.m. Reservations only. Call starting the Monday of the week you want to join us for what has become a Fair Play tradition.

Join in on the CRUSHING EXPERIENCE at Fitzpatrick Winery & Lodge
Weekdays September through October

Click here for Crushing Experience details

FAIR PLAY POKER RUN
October 8TH, 2011 11:00-8:00pm

Join Perry Creek, Too good and 3 other wineries for this fabulous adventure! Sample delicious wines, take home a bottle of your favorite wine from each, and a playing card to assemble a poker hand. At the end of the day, relax and enjoy dinner and an awards ceremony hosted by one of the participating wineries. Prizes are awarded for the best, worst and a few not so hot poker hands.
Hint: Jokers will be handed out with volume purchases! $89.50 (plus tax) per person. To purchase tickets call: 530-620-5175

 
HARVEST FESTIVAL @ PERRY CREEK WINERY
Oct 16th, 2011 12:00-4:00pm $25 ($10 Club Members)

Come and celebrate harvest 2010 with us! Enjoy the great German band Al Gruber playing in the wine park and a traditional German BBQ featuring Bratwurst, Sauerkraut and more! If you had the opportunity to attend our Mother’s Day event earlier this year then you know what a treat the Al Gruber band is! Join in on our yodeling and stein-holding competitions and get the chance to taste grapes right off the vines. Bring your whole family and we will entertain your children with games, barrel painting and more.
RSVP by October 9th to or 530-620-5175.
 
NEVADA DAYS @ PERRY CREEK WINERY
OCT 29TH, 30TH AND 31ST

Nevadans have a 3-day weekend to enjoy a colorful wine country experience practically in their own back yard. Everyone, regardless of residency, is invited to enjoy complimentary wine tasting, food, fun and wine specials. Show your Nevada license to receive special discounts during this 3-day event.

 

November

ARTISAN CHEESE, GOURMET CHOCOLATE AND RED WINE
November 12th 2011, 12:00-3:00pm

Come to the winery and enjoy some of our finest wines paired with the most decadent chocolates. Learn about how different chocolates lend themselves to pairing with a variety of our wines.
RSVP by November 7th to or 530-620-5175.

 
FAIR PLAY POKER RUN
November 19TH, 2011 11:00-8:00pm

Join Perry Creek, Toogood and 3 other wineries for this fabulous adventure! Sample delicious wines, take home a bottle of your favorite wine from each, and a playing card to assemble a poker hand. At the end of the day, relax and enjoy dinner and an awards ceremony hosted by one of the participating wineries. Prizes are awarded for the best, worst and a few not so hot poker hands.
Hint: Jokers will be handed out with volume purchases! $89.50 (plus tax) per person.  To purchase tickets call: 530-620-5175
 
4th QUARTER WINE CLUB PICK-UP PARTY & FREE LUNCH   (CLUB ONLY EVENT)
November 20TH & 27th 2011 12:00-2:00p.m.

Club Members and their guests are invited to visit the winery between 12:00pm and 2:00pm to pick up their current wine club selections and enjoy a free lunch on us.  This is our way of saying “thank you” to our members for choosing to be in our club.
RSVP by November 15th or 22ND  at or 530-620-5175.

 

December

WINTER FESTIVAL AND SANTA @ PERRY CREEK WINERY (FREE EVENT!!)
December 3RD, 2011 12:00-4:00pm

Come and celebrate the beginning of winter with us. We will be having a special small lunch today and a few holiday treats. Enjoy the beauty of the vineyards this time of the year, help us celebrate the early beginnings of our 2011 wines and savor last year’s vintage in our barrel room. Santa will be on hand to share your secret “wish list” with and you can also shop for the perfect gifts for your loved ones, friends and family. We will have our holiday gift baskets available for purchase filled with special goodies and Perry Creek wines.
RSVP by November 28th to or 530-620-5175