Testarossa Wine & Food

The Bay Area’s Premier Wine & Food Event!

Join us for world-class wines, world-class chefs, music in multiple locations all at our 19th Century historic winery and grounds. Expand the offerings below to purchase tickets to this amazing event or to reserve your spot in one of our exclusive seminars. Tickets are currently on sale to Club Testarossa Members only.  Tickets go on sale to the general public on August 12th. There are no refunds, this event takes place rain or shine.  You must be 21 years or older to attend.

September 28, 2014
Time: 12pm - 4pm
Testarossa Wine & Food Members Only

Testarossa is proud to present the Bay Area's premier epicurean event: 

Testarossa Wine & Food!

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Join us September 28th as we celebrate another successful harvest with some of the best chefs in the world preparing delicacies paired with our world-class Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.  This year's top chefs include David Kinch from Manresa,  Peter Armellino of the Plumed Horse, Scott Cooper from Le Papillon, Dmitry Elperin from The Village Pub, Jared Gallagher of Chez TJ, Justin Coogley from Aubergine, Nick Difu of Nick's Next Door, Jose Esparza of Hult's, Shingo Katsura of Cin-Cin, Anthony Jimenez of The Table, Wayne Hashman of the Wine Cellar, Chanan Kamen of Osteria Coppa, Efran Cardenas from The Grill on the Alley and more to come! 

Let your palate explore the nuances of exquisite food pairings and enjoy learning more about our wines at our historic 19th century cellars. Sign-up for culinary experiences, artisan food classes and vertical wine tastings. Groove to live music in multiple locations with some of Testarossa's favorite musicians. Experience wine and food like never before.

Tickets to Testarossa Wine & Food are required to attend seminars.

Wine Club Discounts apply - members use your discount code sent in your email invitation at check-out.
Wine Club members will receive a gift card for half the price of their admission ticket good for wine purchases in the Tasting Room. This credit does not apply to tickets for seminars.
No refunds, this event takes place rain or shine.

Members: $120.00
September 28, 2014
Time: 10:30am
Culinary Baking Artistry - The Manresa Bread Project Members Only

Culinary Baking Artistry - The Manresa Bread Project

Chef David Kinch of the internationally acclaimed Manresa Restaurant and Avery Ruzicka, Baker/Partner in the Manresa Bread Project will lead a seminar discussing the revolution taking place in the world of fine artisan bread baking.


In David Kinch's Manresa kitchen the creative process starts with great product and great technique. For Avery Ruzicka, head baker at Manresa and cofounder of ManresaBread, bread is passion. Bread is not static, it changes minute by minute requiring focus and dedication to understand its nuance and final expression.  Join David and Avery and get excited about bread as they discuss the foundations of bread making from ingredient selection, forming a starter, mixing and baking. Examples of various flour types and sources will be available to try. Learn why both David and Avery believe we are on the cusp of a new Bread Revolution and how easily the home baker and bread consumer can be a part of it.

Panelists include:
         David Kinch - Chef/Owner of Michelin two-star restaruant, Manresa
         Avery Ruzicka - Baker/Partner, Manresa Bread Project

         Dave Page - Executive Chef, Testarossa Winery

Time:     10:30 - 11:30am
Place:     Cellar 1
Price:     $95 - includes VIP parking and early access to the event at 11:30am.
Each participant will also receive a copy of Manresa: An Edible Reflection by David Kinch.

Tickets are available on a first come/first served basis and space is limited, do make your reservations as soon as possible.

NOTE:  This seminar does not include admission to Testarossa Wine & Food. 

Members: $95.00
September 28, 2014
Time: 11:30am
Demystifying the Marriage of Cheese and Wine Members Only

Demystifying the Marriage of Cheese and Wine

Courtney Riddle is the inspiration behind Pair with Flair, a boutique cheese and wine company that specializes in unique culinary experiences.  Randall Bertao, is the general manager of Los Altos Golf and Country Club and a member of the Court of Master Sommeliers. Courtney and Randall will help you understand the world of cheese and wine pairing in a way that is fun and informative. Courtney, with Randall's guidance, hand picked six cheese and wine pairs that will astound the senses, and be something you can't wait to bring home and try with your family and friends! 

Panelists include:

     Courtney Riddle, Cheese Educator, Pair with Flair
     Randall Bertao, Member Court of Master Sommeliers

     Time:   11:30am - 12:30pm
     Place:    Novitiate
     Price:    $55 includes VIP Parking 

You must be a ticket holder to Testarossa Wine & Food in order to attend this event, no exceptions.

Members: $55.00
September 28, 2014
Time: 12:30pm
A Magical Experience with Gary Pisoni - A Vertical Tasting Members Only

A Magical Experience with Gary Pisoni - A Vertical Tasting


Often considered one of the greatest Pinot Noir vineyards in the new world, Winegrower Gary Pisoni teams up with Testarossa Director of Winemaking Bill Brosseau and Jeff Bareilles, Wine Director of the Michelin two-star Manresa, to take you on a vertical voyage through the famed Pisoni Vineyard over the last 10 years. This wonderful tasting will include the rare opportunity to sample 8 vintages directly from the winery's cellars in Los Gatos.


    Gary Pisoni - Winegrower extraordinaire
    Bill Brosseau - Director of Winemaking, Testarossa Winery
    Jeff Bareilles - Wine Director, Manresa Restaurant

    Time:   12:30 - 1:30pm
    Place:   Cellar 1
    Price:    $95 - includes VIP parking and early access to Testarossa Wine & Food at 11:30am

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Members: $95.00