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.

PREMIERE NAPA VALLEY

February 24, 12-2pm at PEJU

PEJU Winery Rutherford

Join us on February 24th for an RDS Premiere Napa Valley Preview Tasting at PEJU. Stay tuned for more information and to purchase tickets. 

RUTHERFORD CHILI BALL​

Save the Date! Saturday, August 6, 2022

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! A portion of proceeds of this event benefit local non-profit organizations in Rutherford. 

CABERNET BY THE BAY

Save the date! December 7, 2022

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. 

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

Thursday, April 21 at Chaix Family Vineyard

Join us for our first vineyard walk of 2022 at Chaix Family Vineyard. More details to follow!