El Dorado Barrel Tasting Ticket Giveaway!


If you love wine then this event is for you. Join El Dorado’s award-winning winemakers in their cellars for a weekend of barrel tasting – for free, if you win tickets right here on SacFoodies! Located in the El Dorado foothills, this unique wine region is just an hour from Sacramento or two hours from the Bay Area.

During the weekend of January 29-30, a total of 25 El Dorado wineries will be offering samples straight from the barrel. The weekend will also feature sales on wine futures, light food pairings and demonstrations. To view details on participating wineries and purchase tickets, visit www.ElDoradoWines.org.

One lucky SacFoodies reader will win a pair of tickets to the event. Simply leave a comment here or on our Facebook Fan page with your favorite winter food and wine pairing. We’ll pick one winner at noon this Friday, January 14th.

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  • Lori Anderson | Jan 10, 2011 at 10:38 am

    I would love to win tickets to this year’s Bring Out The Barrel! I’ve gone the last 2 years and it’s my fave tasting event of the year. 🙂

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  • Kathy Hoelscher | Jan 10, 2011 at 11:19 am

    We got married at last year’s Passport Weekend, what a great time, hope to get to Bring out the Barrel and sort of relive the moments! Love El Dorado County and all it has to give!

  • Jeff Grenz | Jan 10, 2011 at 11:38 am

    Found a great Barbara on a Passport weekend.

  • Wendy West | Jan 10, 2011 at 11:58 am

    winter pairing — quince paste with brie on a cracker with muscat canelli

  • Reese | Jan 10, 2011 at 1:16 pm

    Baked Brie and roasted garlic with a glass of Riesling. Its been a tradition for many winters.

  • Dan Padden | Jan 10, 2011 at 1:29 pm

    Winter pairing–Crispy chicken thighs with golden raisin compote with chardonnay.

  • allicentral | Jan 10, 2011 at 3:56 pm

    roasted onion and kabocha soup with a bright pinot noir

  • julie ryan | Jan 10, 2011 at 5:11 pm

    would just love to enjoy this tastings!!

  • Julie Reyes | Jan 11, 2011 at 9:58 pm

    I love Bring Out the Barrel 🙂 Great Wine, Great Food and amazing wineries. Also a great value.

  • Stacy | Jan 12, 2011 at 11:24 am

    I love butternut squash risotto and chardonnay. It is easy to make and delicious too! 🙂

  • Rebekah Shubin | Jan 13, 2011 at 7:19 pm

    A nice paring would be a hearty black bean soup with a fruity and crisp Zinfandel.

  • Melissa Bain | Jan 14, 2011 at 9:30 am

    Would love to go!!!!

  • Jennifer Herring | Jan 14, 2011 at 9:32 am

    At the moment, baked brie with a little pesto and nice red wine… Would love to win!

  • Jose Andrade | Jan 14, 2011 at 9:50 am

    wine? oh yeah. free wine? heck yeah! and with a lot of cool people, well of course, 8o)

    2 boletos por favor? Gracias.

  • Stephanie Schaefer | Jan 14, 2011 at 10:20 am

    Salmon skewers w/ lemon Parsley Pesto & a Sauvignon Blanc . =]

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