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Behind the Cellar Door 2019
March 2 @ 11:00 am - March 3 @ 4:00 pm
Experience the art of winemaking at Amador Vintners’ Behind the Cellar Door.
Perfect for wine enthusiasts and newbies alike, Behind the Cellar Door is a weekend filled with delectable food pairings, educational seminars, and hard-to-find wines all in an intimate Amador Wine Country setting. Behind the Cellar Door is one of the most entertaining and educational wine events anywhere.
Behind the Cellar Door guests receive a commemorative wine glass for all of your weekend tastings, as well as thoughtful food pairings, themed seminars, entertainment and demonstrations guaranteed to enhance your knowledge and appreciation of remarkable Amador wines.
How does it work?
When you purcahse your ticket through AmadorWine.com, choose your starting winery (from our 43 member wineries). There, on the day of the event, you will pick up your wristband, event program and wine glass.
Weekend Winery Events
Your ticket is your key to open the cellar doors at more than 40 Amador wineries. Pick up your wine glass and wristband and your chosen winery location and then make your way around beautiful Amador Wine Country.
At each participating winery location you will enjoy thoughtful food pairings and specially selected tasting flights along with barrel samples, seminars and demonstrations from our member winemakers and special discounts on wine just for Behind the Cellar Door attendees.
NOTE: A full listing of all General Admission winery events and offerings will be posted here in late January.
Experience Behind the Cellar Door as a VIP!
Enjoy early access and exclusive VIP Seminars* and tasting experiences at VIP Experience participating wineries at 10AM each day (one hour before General Admission). These intimate seminars are limited to approximately 25 guests each or less.
Enjoy “a little something special” at each winery participating in the VIP Experience (sample a rare vintage, get a special small bite or unique offering just for VIPs)
Plus get everything included in the General Admission ticket: a commemorative wine glass, food pairings, seminars, barrel tastings, entertainment, wine tasting and much more!
*Scroll to the bottom of this page to see a listing of the 10AM VIP Seminars and and wineries participating in the VIP Experience.
Note: Please choose your Saturday VIP Experience AND (different) Sunday VIP Experience when you purchase your ticket. You will pick up your VIP wristband and wine glass at your chosen Saturday location.
Includes , wine tasting, food pairings, seminars, barrel tastings, demonstrations, entertainment, wine tasting, special discounts on wine purchases, a commemorate wine glass to take home and much more!
We encourage you to enjoy Behind the Cellar Door responsibly and to bring a designated driver with you. You can purchase a DD ticket for your favorite friend, colleage, family member or acquaintance that owes you a favor who volunteered to be your driver for the day. Valid on both Saturday and Sunday, this tickets allows your designated driver to enjoy the culinary and educational components of Behind the Cellar Door. NO ALCOHOL WILL BE SERVED TO DESIGNATED DRIVERS.
NOTE: Designated Drivers accompanying VIP ticket holders must purchase a VIP DD ticket for early access and access to the VIP -exclusive events.
2019 Advanced Purchase Ticket Pricing (valid until February 25th):
VIP Experience – $95
VIP Designated Driver – $15
Full Weekend General Admission (Saturday AND Sunday) – $65
Sunday Only General Admission – $45
General Admission Designated Driver – $10
*Must be 21years of age or older to purchase and participate / Adult Only event / Rain or Shine/ No refunds.
INTERESTED IN BECOMING A VOLUNTEER?? Email us at [email protected].