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Fall is in full swing, and the holiday season is quickly approaching. Although some feel this is the busiest time of year, we want you to remember to stop and sip wine no matter where you’re travelling! And besides, you may just find the perfect wine to pair with your Thanksgiving turkey!
Big Sur Food and Wine Festival 2012, Big Sur, CA, Nov. 1-4big sur NOVEMBER WINE EVENTS
One of the premier festivals in California, featuring some top California wines and winemakers in addition to hikes, wine panels, and an auction. More information available here.
3rd Annual Fall Mt. Rainier Wine Festival, Ashford, WA, Nov. 3
ontheroad NOVEMBER WINE EVENTSEnjoy some hard-to-find artisanal wines and craft beers from smaller producers around Washington. Taking place in the shadow of looming Mt. Rainier, this is your chance to experience the best of Washington’s wine and beer. More information available here.

12th Annual Toast of the Town, Rocklin, CA, Nov. 3
With all proceeds going to help schools in the Rocklin Unified School District, you can come and sip for a good cause. Over 25 wineries will offer tastings, and there will be a community dinner as well as an art show. More information available here.
Fall Wine Fest 2012, Boston, MA, Nov. 3
fallwinefest NOVEMBER WINE EVENTSTen countries, one night! Taste wines from around the world along with great food at this event geared toward young professionals in their 20s, 30s and 40s. DJ Karl will also be on hand with live music. More information available here.

1st Annual Vintners’ Holidays, Yosemite National Park, CA, Nov.4-Dec.6
This 2012 season marks the 31st anniversary of Vintners’ Holidays and will feature over 30 of California’s best winemakers who will be visiting the Ahwahnee over eight sessions from November 4th to December 6th. From terroir to table, participants in each session have personal access to meet the winemakers, learn about the latest trends in viticulture, taste the wines and enjoy a five-course finale candlelit dinner in The Ahwahnee’s grand Dining Room. More information available here.
2nd Annual Napa Valley Film Festival, Napa Valley, CA, Nov. 7-11
napa NOVEMBER WINE EVENTSThis year’s Napa Valley Film Festival will feature over 100 independent films, including the highly anticipated documentary SOMM. Wine, dine, and meet the artists at events in Napa, Yountville, St. Helena, and Calistoga. More information available here.
Around the World in 80 Sips – New York, New York, NY, Nov. 980sips 03 NOVEMBER WINE EVENTS
A night of sipping, and socializing. Taste over 80 wines from around the world, including Italy, France, and Napa Valley, as well as gourmet cheeses and scrumptious charcuterie. More information available here.

3rd Annual Boca Raton Wine and Food Festival, Boca Raton, FL, Nov. 9-11
This three day, multi-sensory festival brings together over 100 South Florida top chefs for a weekend of palate pleasing events. Incorporating unique twists on traditional wine and food events, including, Dinner Under the Stars, the Vineyard Party, a Perfect Pairing, the Grand Tasting and ending with the Jazz Bubbles and Brunch. More information available here.
75th Annual Northwest Food and Wine Festival, Portland, OR, Nov. 10
nw NOVEMBER WINE EVENTSA celebration of over 600 fine wines from Oregon, Washington and California, including Willamette Valley pinot noirs and Walla Walla cabernets. Portland restaurants will be on hand to offer gourmet food at this can’t-miss event. More information available here.
2nd Annual Garagiste Festival, Paso Robles, CA, Nov. 10garagiste NOVEMBER WINE EVENTS
The first and only wine festival focused on artisan garagiste winemakers that produce small-lot handcrafted wine. Over 45 wineries from around California are featured at this unique event. More information available here.
4th Annual Artisano Grand Tasting, Santa Rosa, CA, Nov. 17
artisano NOVEMBER WINE EVENTSAutumn is beautiful in Sonoma County, so come to Santa Rosa for this tasting that features local artisan wines paired with food from area restaurants. A raffle and silent auction will benefit the Ceres Community Project. More information available here.
Black Friday Party at DuCard, Etlan, VA, Nov. 23ducard NOVEMBER WINE EVENTS
Don’t want to get up at five (or earlier) for black Friday shopping? Go for a more relaxing experience at Ducard Winery as you sip wine while picking out holiday merchandise on-sale. More information available here.
Sip and Shop Holiday Market, Houston, TX, Nov. 24wine 05 NOVEMBER WINE EVENTS
Sample a variety of wines, beers, and other sweet treats, and look for holiday gifts at vendor and artisan booths. Tickets are only $4 in advance! More information available here.

Jowler Creek’s Holiday Party, Platte City, MO, Nov. 24-25

wineglass NOVEMBER WINE EVENTSCome to the Jowler Creek Winery for two days of great wine, holiday gifts for sale, and roasting chestnuts on an open fire. Plus, the event is free! More information available here.
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