On April 14 and 15, join the Napa Valley Vintners for Open the Cellars, an online wine sale providing access to dozens of limited-availability pours from wineries across the valley, each normally exclusively sold on-site. From Accendo Cellars to ZD Wines, funds raised from the event support the wineries of Napa Valley and their employees, and provide buyers with pleasurable nights indoors. openthecellar.com.
The wineries of the greater Sonoma area are offering home-based events for wine lovers of every kind. Learn new food and wine pairings every Tuesday (including April 14) with Ceja Vineyards during Taco Tuesdays, Vino y Más on Facebook Live, or tune in to weekly episodes of "The Wine Makers" on your favorite podcast app for a down-to-earth take on the oenophile world. Many wineries are also offering personal wine tastings and tours by appointment with the help of Zoom, Instagram, and Skype, including Dane Cellars and Gloria Ferrer Caves and Vineyards. sonomavalleywine.com.
If you want to partake of the Livermore Valley wine scene, enjoy a bottle from BoaVentura de Caires Winery’s wine drive-thru window, which offers a variety of daily discounts. Challenge friends and family members to Wente Vineyards’ #MakeTime Bingo, full of activities meant to connect loved ones, or enjoy It’s Wine O’Clock Somewhere with John and Jess on 4/17, a live weekly wine tasting from Big White House Winery. lvwine.org, wentevineyards.com.