11th Annual Blessing of The Grapes
Join us at our 11th Annual
Blessing of The Grapes ceremony
Saturday July 22nd, 2017 9:00am-2:00pm
In celebration of the beggining of our harvest and crush season, our Blessing Ceremony will take place Saturday July 22nd, 2017 at our St. James Vineyard Block in Vina, CA. This event is to bless the harvest and working to ensure a robust growing season. The Blessing Ceremony begins promptly at 10:30am. As a nearly 1400 year old tradtion of building communites and partnerships with the support of local businesses, in addition to wine tasting and winery tours, guests will enjoy olive oil, local fruits and vegetables, monastic goods, and a variety of mobile catering. This event is complimenatry to attend for both wine club members and the public.
Parking: Grounds open for patking at 9:00am. Parking is avaliable next to the tasting room and new chuch; follow parking attendants as you drive onto the ground. Handicapped parking and shuttling to the event area is avaliable.
Vendors: Open from 9:00am to 2:00pm guests are invited to enjoy local fruits and vegeatables, coffee, Trappist made products and olive oils to be sampled and purchased.
Blessing Ceremony: The Blessing Ceremony begins prompty at 10:30am at our St. James Vineyard Block
Wine Tasting: Complimentary wine tasting booths will be open from 11:00am to 2:00pm. Please check in at any ID/Wristband booth before tasting. Wine tasting will only be avaliable to guests with a wristband.
Winery Tours: Winery tours will be avaliable in our wine cellar from 11:00am to 2:00pm
Purchases: Wine and merchandise is avaliable to purchase in our tasting room as well as any sales booth. August Wine Club is avaliable to our members on this day as well. Sales booths will be open to purchases 9:00am to 2:00pm. Tasting room open for purcashes until 5:00pm
Mobile Catering: Guests are invited to purchase lunch to enjoy with wine tasting. Mobile Caterers are open from 11:00am to 2:00pm
Directions: For directios to the winery and tasting room, click here.
Please check back as the event draws closer for more information.