EXPERIENCES

Please join us in enjoying the fruits of our labor and in preserving the heritage and vineyards of Rutherford, in the historic heart of Napa Valley.

Experience Rutherford

EVENTS & TASTINGS

Rutherford Dust Society hosts a number of tastings and community events throughout the year.

CABERNET BY THE BAY

2021 Event Dates TBA

Our signature tasting, Cabernet by the Bay, is held annually in San Francisco for trade and consumers. Your exclusive invitation is your ticket to discovering the elusive terroir of Rutherford AVA wines. Meet the winemakers of all your favorite producers of Cabernet Sauvignon, Sauvignon Blanc, and more from the Rutherford appellation. 

RUTHERFORD CHILI BALL​

2021 Event Dates TBA

Held on the first Sunday in August each year, the Rutherford Chili Ball is our most-anticipated community event of the entire summer. RDS members, neighbors, friends and wine enthusiasts gather together for an afternoon of food, wine, family, and friendly competition in the infamous vintner chili cookoff! Proceeds of this event benefit local non-profit organizations in Rutherford. 

PREMIERE NAPA VALLEY PREVIEW TASTING

June 4, 2021 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Join the members of Rutherford Dust Society for a virtual showcase of the 2021 Premiere Napa Valley auction lots from Rutherford Appellation. 

MEMBER EVENTS

A true community, Rutherford Dust Society members are invited to join in a variety of social gatherings,
educational seminars, and Town Hall meetings throughout the year.

SPRING VINEYARD WALK

May 19, 2021 @ 3:00pm

Join your fellow RDS members for a breath of fresh air and spring vineyard tour in Rutherford. Learn from your neighbors, ask questions of your peers, and re-connect with your RDS grower friends! Admission is free for RDS members.

OUTDOOR MEMBER MIXER

June 9, 2021 @ 4:00pm

Rutherford Member Mixer

Stop by, say hi, and enjoy a glass of Rutherford wine with your fellow RDS members. Come alone or bring your whole crew as we gather safely outdoors for a casual happy hour amongst friends. Admission is free for RDS members. 

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