Testarossa University - Tondre Grapefield Horizontal ($50)
Wednesday, August 9 - 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Come taste Tondre Grapefield Pinot Noir from the heart of Santa Lucia Highlands. We will compare the difference in winemaking techniques of Tondre Grapefield Pinot Noir from well-respected producers for the same vintage.
Testarossa University - California vs. Oregon Pinot Noir ($50)
Wednesday, August 16 - 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Pinot Noir is the perfect wine to explore the concept of terroir because it takes on the characteristics of its local ecology. We will taste Oregon’s cooler climate Pinot Noir and compare it to warmer climate California Pinot Noir. SOLD OUT
Testarossa University - Wines of South America ($40)
Wednesday, August 23 - 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Let’s go beyond Malbec. South America produces a breadth of wines beyond the signature varietals. We will taste a few of the classics from Argentina and Chile as well as some lesser known wines.
Testarossa University - Tour of Sta. Rita Hills ($50)
Wednesday, August 30 - 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
A tasting tour as we explore the Sta. Rita Hills. Learn about the history of Sta. Rita Hills and the visionary pioneer Richard Sanford, and what makes this appellation so unique. Sideways, here we go.
Testarossa Harvest Experience
Saturdays, Sep 9 to Oct 21, from 10 am to 1:30 pm
Every Saturday from September 9th to October 21st, you can join us for a hands on look into the behind the scenes work our production team performs to process fruit and make our wonderful wine. Activities will include fruit sorting, punch downs (mixing the skins and juice in tank or bin), battonage (stirring the lees in Chardonnay barrels) and tasting directly from barrel/tank. The day will end with a family style lunch prepared by the Testarossa Culinary team, and of course, delicious wine.
All participants will also receive an exclusive Testarossa Harvest Crew T-Shirt!
Price: $100/person (WC discounts apply) - 20 spaces available per date
Artisan Wine & Cheese Experience
Wednesday through Sunday at 1 pm
Expertly guided tour through the historic cellars of Testarossa. Learn about the winemaking process and the Jensen Family history. Enjoy a private, salon-style tasting of five Testarossa wines paired to four selections of artisan cheeses.
Saturdays & Sundays - 11:30 am & 1:30 pm
Enjoy an intimate, private salon tasting personally hosted by a member of our esteemed wine education team.
Reservations are required 48 hours in advance
Live Music in Wine Bar 107
Thursdays & Fridays at 5:30pm &
Saturdays at 2:30pm