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Northern California has a wine event going on nearly every weekend. Check out the list of web sites listed to the right for the lastest events.

Sacramento Wine Events
Amador Wine Events
Lodi Wine Events
Napa Valley Events
Foothill Wine Events (El Dorado County)
Placer County Wine
and Grape Events

Nevada County Wine Events
Sonoma Wine Events
Mendocino Wine Events

Private Tours

Bus, Limo or Excursion Van Tours—You could have dinner or lunch with a winemaker! Looking for a unique way to celebrate a milestone birthday or anniversary, or simply want to get the gang together for a fun day of wine tasting? Let "Pooch" organize a personal, unique
experience. Find out more...

Corporate Events

Meeting Planner/Convention Coordinator
Transform any convention, corporate event, conference, or trade show into an experience to remember by pairing a customized wine seminar or tasting with your next corporate event. From sales incentive programs to client appreciation dinners to large-scale conventions, my fast-paced, interactive and engaging programs are a fun and unique way to enhance your event.

If you are a corporate event/meeting planner, or have simply been tasked with the job of planning an important corporate or office function, I offer a number of programs that can be customized to fit your business need.

Keynote speaker
Wine seminars
Spousal programs at conferences
Change of Pace programs
Charity Events
Presentations: 100 Questions with Pooch,
Jelly Belly Seminar, How to Taste Wines Like a Pro
And so much more!

Fee: Varies, contact by email

or call (209) 369-2020 to discuss your particular event.  

Other Services: Tours, Seminars, Classes are also available.

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Classes for
Every Level

Learn about
wine and have fun doing it!
Classes for the novice, pro or enthusiast.


Have a private
session or an exclusive wine seminar for a group or VIP guests

Wine & Dine
on the River

Enjoy an evening of wine and
dining aboard the Delta King
on the Sacramento


Events, retail, fund-raisers.
Pooch can help you get the
best value for your situation.

Partial list of Clients:



More About Private Tours

A bus, limo or excursion van tour, complete with personal tour guide, gourmet lunch, bottled water/sodas, and tour and tasting at some of Northern California’s most beautiful
wineries can set your event apart. Consider adding a lunch or dinner, maybe with a winemaker!

Length of tour: Minimum 5 hours. Normal time is 8 hours.  Or do an overnight!  

Tour includes: Complimentary breakfast rolls/donuts and juice, gourmet lunch, soft drinks/bottled water, on-board wine tasting seminar (includes wine) with knowledgeable tour guide, up to 4 wineries with tour
and tasting.

Transportation: Bus, limo or excursion van

Price: Varies per person, depending upon the number of people. All arrangements are made for you, from pick-up to drop-off. Fee includes coordination of
customized tour, certified wine educator/tour guide, and wine for on-board wine tasting (optional). Pastries/cookies, juice, bottled water and sodas are provided at no additional charge.
Gourmet lunch is a negotiated charge. Dinner that evening is optional and is a negotiated charge.  Attendees may also purchase wine at the wineries.

Fee: Varies, contact by 
or call (209) 369-2020 to discuss your particular event.

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