Spring Wine Trail Adventure
May 13 and 14, 2017 10 am – 5 pm
Celebrate Mother’s Day on the Wine Trail!
**Participating wineries list may change between each Wine Trail event. Check the list (below) before purchasing your ticket.
The Madera Vintners Association’s family wineries will host the Madera Wine Trail’s “Spring Wine Trail Adventure” on May 13 through 14, 2017. Enjoy the beauty of Madera's wine region in spring time and the lush green vineyards as you taste a variety of wines at seven participating wineries on Mother’s Day weekend. Visiting local wineries and sipping on wine while relaxing on outdoor patios and gardens is the perfect way to celebrate and pamper Mom! Your ticket includes wine tasting at *participating wineries, live music and other winery activities. Delicious food and boutique-style gift shopping is available.
How it Works...
We accept groups of 16 and under only, and vehicles no larger than limousine or small shuttle size. Your ticket includes all wine tasting. With your ticket, start your tour at any participating winery, either Saturday or Sunday. At the winery you will receive a passport wine glass & wristband good for wine tasting all weekend - both days! Taste a wide variety of local wines as you visit each participating winery on the Madera Wine Trail, and enjoy other activities and food which are available.
Transportation is not included in your ticket. Designated Drivers are always welcome and encouraged on the Madera Wine Trail, and they are always FREE of charge! Please notify the check-in table at your first stop on the Trail to receive your complimentary pass. CLICK HERE for other transportation recommendations. Please CLICK HERE to read our bus policy.
Tickets are $25 if purchased in advance. Tickets are $30 if purchased the day of the event*. Tickets are available online in advance and during the event*, or at Toca Madera Winery or San Joaquin Wine Company in advance and during the event*
When you complete your ticket purchase online, you will be emailed a ticket. Please show your printed ticket, or ticket by smartphone, to any *participating winery any time during the event, Saturday and/or Sunday between 10 am- 5 pm. At the event when you present your ticket at that winery location you will be given a wristband and wine glass. The wristband will allow you entrance to all of the participating wineries throughout both days of the event.
*Participating Wineres (list is subject to change between events):
Birdstone Winery, Fasi Estate Winery, Idle Hour Winery, Papagni Wines, San Joaquin Wine Company, Toca Madera Winery, Westbrook Wine Farm (Westbrook By Appointment Only)
NOTE: Ficklin Vineyards will be unable to participate in May's Wine Trail due to private events; however, looks forward to welcoming you again in November.
**PARTICIPATING WINERIES LIST MAY CHANGE BETWEEN EACH EVENT. PLEASE CHECK THIS LIST BEFORE PURCHASING YOUR TICKET
Tickets are non-refundable or exchangeable. Ages 21 and over only.
What’s Happening at Each Winery...
details will continue to be added
Fasi Estate Winery - 42415 Road 208, Friant
The team at Fäsi Estate Winery would like to invite you to come celebrate spring with us on May 13th and 14th from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. We will be showcasing three wines for this special Mother’s Day weekend event. Our crisp and refreshing, 2015 Sauvignon Blanc will be paired with savory grilled chicken sausage. Our 2015 Syrah Rosé is a must to try, paired with juicy melon bites. We will also be pouring our incredibly smooth, 2014 Malbec, which will be paired with delicious Swiss chocolates. There is no better time to visit Fäsi Estate Winery. Don’t forget to bring your mom so we can pamper her with a special gift. We hope to see you on the trail!
Papagni Wines - 9505 Road 30 ½, Madera
Papagni Wines will combine the pouring of award-winning wines with hand-crafted chocolate truffles from Fab Delights, the ever-popular Hawaiian Luau Pork Sliders with Cole Slaw from renown Chefs Chuck and Sherry Rovenstine, and the paintings of local artist Aida Renteria Marquez, to enhance your Mother’s Day Weekend celebration. Papagni’s bold reds (2012 Alicante Bouschet, 2013 Nero D’Avola, and 2011 Syrah), refreshing (2014 Malvasia Bianca, 2015 Grenache Rose, and 2015 Pinot Grigio), and specialty wines (NV Muscat Canelli and Fu Jin), will be enjoyed with narrative description, and at SPECIAL DISCOUNTED PRICING. Escorted winery tours will be available upon request.
San Joaquin Wine Company – 21821 Avenue 16, Madera
We’re so excited to spend Mother’s Day weekend with you! San Joaquin Wine Company is planning for a festive event – including delicious new releases and live music from Cut Shot on Saturday. You won’t want to miss out on our special Mother’s Day pricing! We will be pouring our award-winning wines and will have Mojo’s Catering on-site with fresh off the grill Paninis for purchase. A variety of vendors will be present, including Granny Bea’s handmade soaps, You Sweet Thing jellies and jams, Miner’s Mix rubs and seasonings, LuLaRoe clothing, and more. We can’t wait to see you all, and to help you pamper the special women in your lives.
Toca Madera Winery – 36140 Avenue 9, Madera
Come visit us and enjoy hand-crafted, estate-bottled wines made under the watchful eye of our excellent winemaker, Shayne Vetter. Try our award-winning Temperanillo Reserve and Mirame Rosé made from the Temperanillo grapes pampered in our beautiful backyard vineyard. We will have music (including a solo performance by Marie Wilson on Sunday), food for sale specially selected to pair well with our wines, crafts from local artisans, bocce ball and a rose for each of the Moms to celebrate Mother’s Day. Fun galore! Come join us!
Westbrook Wine Farm - 49610 House Ranch Road, O’Neal’s BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
Those who have visited with us know that we are all about the wines. We always personally and, without distraction, converse with and pour for each and every guest here at Westbrook Wine Farm Vineyard and Winery. Our primary focus for twenty years has been crafting complex red and white Bordeaux/Meritage style wines. To shake things up a bit, we have now added two exciting, and delicious Cal-Ital varieties, Primitivo di gioia and Madera Barbera which are sure to make your 30 minute trek from Fresno or Madera even more worthwhile. We will be confirming a limited number of serious tasters so please make your reservation early. Come for the wine
and an always beautiful day in the Sierra. Ray and Tammy Krause, Winegrowers