Fetzer Vineyards Valley Oaks Ranch, Hopland/Mendocino County California

19th Annual Red Wine & Chocolate Weekend. As a warm-up for Valentine's Day, come enjoy an endless array of wine and chocolate combinations, featuring speakers and specialists from Coco Pete (late of Pete's wicked Ale), Guittard Chocolates, Scharffenberger Chocolate, and the culinary specialists of Fetzer, led by Executive Chef Bridget Harrington. Music provided by Gentry Bronson. The truffles will be hand-rolled and shared with a reserve Syrah Port, and oversized strawberries dipped in Ghirardelli chocolate will be paired with a zinfandel. The Reserve library will be open for tasting, and Fetzer's own Belgian chocolate sauce will find its way to a variety of wonderful Cafe creations. This annual event draws nearly 1,000 people and is a wonderful mid-winter pick me up.

Fetzer Valley Oaks Ranch, 13601 East Side Road, Hopland, CA 95449 Visit Fetzer.com for more details on Valley Oaks Ranch and Valley Oaks events. Enroll in Fetzer Friends & Family for first notice of events such as the annual Emeril in the Harvest Sun weekend, set this year at Valley Oaks on Sept. 24/25

Saturday, Feb. 7, 2004 and Sunday, Feb. 8, 2004 Rain or Shine
11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

$20 per person, includes commemorative wine tasting glass Available at the door, both days.

Professor Harold Hill