Join us as we kick off our music series with VR AFTER DARK featuring “Big Booty Bob.” Enjoy our vine-covered patio and market light covered lawn area for a night of music and wine. Bring a picnic and a sweatshirt in case the delta breeze kicks in. Wine will be available for purchase by the glass or by the bottle.
Come join us for Sunday Funday every Sunday on our outdoor patio as you sip your favorite Van Ruiten wine and enjoy the ambience of our vineyards while supporting local artists.
This event is free to the public. Enjoy a glass, bottle or even go through our tasting flight with friends and family.
April 7th - Mondo
April 14th - Public Eye "School of Rock"
April 21st - Closed in Observance of Easter
April 28th - She Calls Him Wilson
Join us for our first ever blending workshop. Be a winemaker for the day as our winemaker John Giannini guides you through the process of blending wines.
You along with your table will work together to create a blend. We will then submit all the blends to a vote and the winning wine will be bottled for a wine club exclusive release.
Limited seating available. Groups of 8 will be at each table.
This is a wine club exclusive event; club member + one guest.
Wine Club Members, please join us Saturday, May 4th from 12-4 pm for our Cinco de Vino pick up party! We will have a taco bar provided by La Frontera Tacos, including three tacos (asada, pollo, pork), beans and rice with the fixings, and chips and salsa. Musical stylings will be provided by Mondo. In the spirit of Cinco de Vino we will turn our Pinot Grigio into Margaritas as well as have all of our new wine releases available for tasting.
Dust off your boots and come join us for Vine Dancing with Rhonda. Spend the evening dancing by our vines as Dancing with Rhonda teaches us new line dances. We will have wine by the glass or bottle available for purchase as well as ice cold beer. So come grab a table on our vine covered patio, enjoy a bite to eat and sip on some wine as we spend the evening dancing together.
Join Van Ruiten Family Winery for our 8th annual BBQ Rib & Tri-Tip Cook Off Chillin' & Grillin' by the Vines as 25 bbq teams compete. This event is open to the public. Drinks and Food will be available for purchase. Live music will be provided by Dirty Pillow Band. There will be raffle prizes in our barrel room; all proceeds benefit Applied Behavior Consultants, Inc.
Van Ruiten Club Memebrs, come join us for a fun night of Murder by Merlot. Meet the "Frudee Family" at their annual Wine Tasting Event. Enjoy a fantastic show with wine and food pairings throughout the evening.
Ticket includes entrance to the "Frudee Family Winery Annual Wine Tasting Event", wine and food pairings. Tickets and details to follow.
Wine Club Members, join Riedel & VanRuiten Family Winery for a classroom-style wine seminar in our barrel room featuring the Riedel Performance Wine Tasting Set.
A Riedel representative will demonstrate the effect that the shape of a wine glass has on each unique varietal and how stemware translates and delivers the bouquet, taste, balance, and finish of a wine to the senses.
A complementary tasting set, to take away afterwards, will feature glasses from the Riedel Performance Collection. Tickets can be purchased online or by calling our tasting room at 209.334.5722. The seminar starts at 6:00pm SHARP!
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