Out in the Vineyard’s Big Gay Wine Weekend 2015 is coming and The Seattle Lesbian has the details to keep you informed! Big Gay Wine Weekend 2015 will feature a TWILIGHT T-Dance and is dubbed by producers a “Weekend of Wine & Celebration, benefiting Face to Face, Sonoma County AIDS Network.”
This year will feature new winemaker dinners, winery tours and events. There will be three full days of LGBT events in Northern California’s magnificent Sonoma Valley – home to some of the world’s most prestigious wines and wineries.
Host Hotel Information
MacArthur Place is recognized as one of the “World’s Best” U.S. hotels in Conde Nast Traveler’s annual Reader’s Choice Awards.
MacArthur Place is offering special Big Gay Wine Weekend Rates, starting at $299 per room, per night. Come early or extend your stay. Reserve and stay three nights or more and receive a $100 credit per room at the Garden Spa. Limited number of room types available.
Book online or call (800) 722-1866 and ask for the Big Gay Wine Weekend special rate.
Friday, June 19
V.I.P. Reception – 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Check in and Exclusive Wine Reception for guests of Big Gay Wine Weekend 2015 staying at MacArthur Place, VIP Pass Holders and Gay Wine Weekend Sponsors.
“Wine & Dine OUT” Winemaker Dinners – 7:00 p.m.
Enjoy a beautiful night out around Sonoma’s Historic Plaza for exclusive winemaker dinners as some of Sonoma’s chefs create custom wine paired cuisine for Big Gay Wine Weekend guests! Seating is incredibly limited. Advance Reservations Required.
Saturday, June 20
Wine Tours & Lunch – 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Big Gay Wine Weekend 2015 wine tasting tours to some of the best producers in the Sonoma Valley. Departing from the Sonoma Square, you’ll venture to amazing wineries for intimate wine tasting and a box lunch.
TWILIGHT T-Dance VIP Reception 5:00 p.m./T-Dance 7:00 p.m.
Proceeds benefit Face to Face, Sonoma County AIDS Network. Imagine dancing into twilight at the birthplace of Wine Country, California’s first and oldest winery, the luxurious Buena Vista Winery, located just minutes from Sonoma’s Historic Plaza.
“Apres-T” After Party – 11:00 p.m.
The party continues at host hotel MacArthur Place with light bites and no host bar – til closing.
Sunday, June, 21
The Big Gay Wine Auction & Recovery Brunch – 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
The culinary feast continues over Sunday Brunch as Big Gay Weekend attendees raise paddles and much needed funds for Face to Face, Sonoma County AIDS Network. 100 percent of the monies raised benefit Face to Face.
Sunday Pool Soirée – 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Spend Sunday Sonoma style, with a chill afternoon poolside at host hotel MacArthur Place. Enjoy the final afternoon of Gay Wine Weekend, lounging and soaking in the warm Sonoma Sun until departure – or extend your stay and keep Gay Wine Weekend going!
Located only 45 minutes north of San Francisco, Sonoma is truly an amazingly breathtaking place to gather and show your Pride, Out In The Vineyard.