Bubbles, books, barrels with a side of crab

Santa Rosa

Miracle Plum Cookbook Club

The brick-and-mortar location Miracle Plum may be gone, but the popular cookbook club lives on. Those who would like to attend the next meeting, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Monday, February 27, can do so by purchasing the featured cookbook, “California Soul” ($35) by celebrity chef Tanya Holland of the Brown Sugar Kitchen. in Auckland. fame.

The receipt is the dinner ticket. Guests are required to read and cook from the book beforehand, then make a dish from the book to bring to dinner to share with the group, which is limited to 30 people. Buy a book online at miracleplum.com/collections. the The event will take place in the Miracle Plum Kitchen at 600 Wilson St.


Champagne class for lovers of sparkle

Discover the versatility of sparkling wines at Odyssey Wine Academy Bubbles! A sparkling celebration mini-course from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Friday, February 10th. The 90-minute course will take students a deep dive into what makes sparkling wine so unique, introducing them to a range of styles, from Champagne to Cava to Prosecco. Attendees will enjoy tastings of at least five wines from different regions to learn more about the different flavours, aromas and styles.

The class will also help the students to train their taste and discover the styles they like best. The $100 class fee includes all wines, accompanying snacks, and course materials. Reserve a place in odysseywineacademy.com/courses. 14210 Bacchus Landing Rd.


The Pacific meets the Atlantic at this bicoastal wine event

Wine lovers have the opportunity to sample varietals that are rarely, if ever, grown in West Coast vineyards at an event showcasing wines from the Atlantic Coast. Hosted by the Sonoma County Wine Library Association from 3-5 p.m. Saturday at the Healdsburg Golf Club, guests will sample some of the best wines from the Atlantic Seaboard Wine Association’s 2022 competition.

Signature varietals include Chamborcin, Petit Mansing and Tanat along with more familiar varietals such as Merlot, Riesling and Pinot Noir, all produced in an East Coast style. The event includes a presentation from the Atlantic Seaboard Wine Association on what makes their wines unique. Tickets are $35 and are available at sonomawinelibraryassn.org/events. 927 S. Mount Fitch Boulevard.


Forest crab forager marks 60th juvenile

One of Sonoma County’s oldest crab feeds, Forestry Crab Feed, a benefit for Cal Fire families and more, is set to run from 5-11 p.m. on Saturday, February 4.

Volunteers will serve an all-you-can-eat feast including crab cioppino, marinated lobster, shrimp salad, garlic bread, and wine. The event will also feature dancing, raffles and a silent auction. Tickets $75 per person; Purchase by mailing a check to Forestry Crab Feed, PO Box 265, Fulton, CA, 95439. Checks must be paid to Forestry Crab Feed. More information is available at forestrycrabfeed.com. The event will be held at Holy Ghost Hall, 7960 Mill Station Road.

Santa Rosa

Crab forage benefits local underprivileged youth

The Redwood Empire’s Active 20-30 Club will be holding Crab Food to benefit local underprivileged youth from 5-10 p.m., Saturday, February 11, at the Friedman Center.

The topic is the country. Attendees are encouraged to don cowboy hats and boots, dance to a live band, bid in a live auction and cash in for their chances in the raffle. Tickets, for $70, include crab, pasta, salad, and garlic bread. Cocktails will be available for purchase. You must be 21 or older to attend, and ID must be shown at the door. Tickets are on the Eventbrite website, and more information is available at the website redwoodempire1029.com. 4676 Mayet Ave.


Cave tour with sipping, not spelunking

Delve into the Dry Creek Valley—deep really—for an underground barrel tasting at Fritz Winery. From 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, February 5, guests of this exclusive barrel-tasting event will go to a wine cave with owner Clay Fritz, who will use his wine stealer to pull barrel samples of his wines including malbec, pinot noir, zinfandel, and Cabernet Sauvignon.

Guests will also be able to purchase futures contracts for yet to be released wines. Tickets are $25 per person and are available at exploretock.com/fritzundergroundwinery.com. 24691 Dutcher Creek Rd.

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