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Solage, An Auberge Resort, in Conjunction with Calistoga Wine Growers Hosts the Fifth-Annual Calistoga Food and Wine Event, May 10-12, 2018

Solage Kicks Off Three-Day Celebration of Regional Wine and Cuisinewith Special Overnight Package


Calistoga, Calif. (April 2, 2018)–Solage, an Auberge Resort, known for its welcoming vibe and a stylish spontaneity,has partnered with theCalistoga WineGrowersto host thefifth annualCalistoga Food & Wine Event, a three-day celebration of Upper Valley grape growers, farmers, chefs and makers from Thursday, May 10 through Saturday, May 12, 2018. Founded by Solagein 2013, the annual event brings together community and travelers through the wine, food and live music which honors the region.


“Solage is thrilled to once again gather together the talent behind the best food and winesin the regionfor full-bodied fun,” said Philip Kendall, managing director of Solage, an Auberge Resort. “From farm-fresh local cuisine prepared by the region’s most celebrated chefs to the finest bottles of wine produced by local vintners, we look forward to welcoming guests to one of the most anticipated celebrations of Calistoga.”


To welcome guests into the valley and provide an enhanced experience for this special three-day event, Solage is offering the Calistoga Food & Wine Package, which includes accommodations in a studio with a private terrace and two tickets to the Grand Tasting event.


The weekend will kick off Thursday, May 10 with an exclusive reception featuring the flavors and vision of five local wineries and chefs at Bennett Lane Winery, where views of the Mayacamas Mountains are as captivating as the culinary creations. On Friday, May 11 participants can delight in the joy of a master class on making fresh pasta taught by Solbar Executive Chef Massimo Falsini who will draw on his Italian roots to guide participants through the techniques for creating perfect pappardelle noodles, as well as filling and crimping homemade ravioli. That evening, participating restaurants in the town of Calistoga beckon with customized dinner menus in support of the festival,with some menus including wine pairings and complimentary corkage for Calistoga AVA wines.


The weekend culminates Saturday, May 12 at Solage for the signature Grand Tasting event where, surrounded by breathtaking views of Calistoga, guests will enjoy unique local wines from over 40 wineries, live music and light bites from Solbar and local restaurants.


Availability for all Calistoga Food & Wine Events are limited and requires tickets to be purchased in advance on Eventbrite. A portion of the event proceeds will be donated to the Calistoga Firefighter’s Association.


Participating Calistoga wineries include 2880, Amici Cellars,August Briggs Winery,Baldacci Vineyards, Barlow Vineyards, Bennett Lane Winery, Bragg Vineyards, Canard Vineyard, Chateau de Vie, Chateau Montelena, Clos Pegase, Coquerel Family Estate Wines, Davis Estates, Dutch Henry, Fairwinds Estate Winery,Harris Estate Vineyards, Hindsight Vineyards, Huge Bear Wines, Jack Brooks Vineyard, Jax Vineyards, Jericho Canyon Vineyard, Jones Family Vineyards, Kenefick Ranch Vineyards, Knighton Family Vineyards, La Sirena, Olabisi, Phifer Pavitt Wine, Poggi Wines, Romeo Vineyards & Cellars, Sebright Cellars, Shypoke, Storybook Mountain Vineyards,Sterling Vineyards,Summers Estate Winery, Switchback Ridge, Tofanelli Wines, Tom Eddy Winery, T-Vine, Twomey Cellars, Von Strasser/Lava Vineand Weppler Vineyards.Participating restaurants include the Lakehouse at Calistoga Ranch, Madera at Rosewood Sand Hill, Evangeline,Veraison and more.