Tickets are on sale for the 16th annual Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival May 17-19. The event will feature an expanded grand tasting with 45 producers pouring Anderson Valley pinot noir and pinot noir rosé.

The festival weekend begins on Friday, May 17 with a day-long technical conference covering followed by a barbecue.

The grand tasting takes place on Saturday, May 18, in the vineyards at Goldeneye Winery in Philo. A silent auction during the tasting benefits the valley’s only medical facility, the Anderson Valley Health Center in Boonville.

That evening, wineries will host four winemaker dinners. The weekend concludes on Sunday with open houses at Anderson Valley wineries.

Tickets for the 16th annual Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival can be purchased at For information, call (707) 895-WINE or email


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