Did you know that Mendocino offers access to some of the best wines in the world? We have the perfect climate for crafting exceptional blends. In our region, winemaking is a real art! While you’re staying with us at Sea Rock Inn, take some time to tour the nearby wineries and vineyards, and be on the lookout for the many wine festivals happening all year long. One of our favorite festivals is Winesong! Whether you are a wine aficionado or just beginning to learn about the different blends, Winesong is the perfect event for you.
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How to Prepare for Winesong Weekend
What Is Winesong?
If you are a wine aficionado and wish to celebrate Northern California wine, then there’s one event you cannot miss: Winesong. This September weekend event has been around for more than 30 years. It’s truly a coastal staple for locals and tourists alike! Not only is a great way to relax and have fun with your friends, but it’s also the perfect occasion to learn more about the wines that help shape our region’s identity. Did we mention the gorgeous views of the Pacific Ocean you get to enjoy during the festival? Winesong takes place at the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, so if we have one piece of advice, it’s to bring your camera along!
Pinot Noir Celebration and Other Tastings
Kick off the Winesong weekend with the Pinot Noir Celebration. It’s a great time to learn all about locally made Pinot wines delicious culinary masterpieces! Some of the previous culinary vendors have included local restaurants like Albion River Inn Restaurant, Cafe Beaujolais, Costeaux French Bakery, and Crush Italian Steakhouse. Did we mention there’s also live music? Enjoy your delicious treats and glass of wine while listening to some jazz and acoustic tunes.
Winesong Auction and Charity
Winesong Weekend is one of the primary ways the Mendocino Coast Hospital Foundation raises money. Throughout the years, they managed to raise more than $7.5 million from this event alone! It’s not merely about the love of wine—it’s also about giving back to the wonderful community that helps produce it. Participate in this fabulous event and come prepared to bid on some absolutely stunning items in the Charity Auction!
Experience the Best of Mendocino at Sea Rock Inn
Use your trip to Mendocino as a chance to unwind from the hustle and bustle of your daily routine. Sea Rock Inn is perfect for such a retreat and is known as one of the best places to stay in Mendocino. We offer ocean-view cottages and suites that are fully equipped with luxurious amenities to ensure that your stay is a comfortable one.
Suite 7 offers the ideal accommodations for your getaway! You’ll particularly love its private deck and four-poster king bed. Picture yourself waking up to magnificent ocean views, putting a warm blanket over your shoulders, and sipping on a hot cup of coffee while gazing out at the sunrise. At night, you can slip into a bubbly bath and give your sore muscles the relaxation they need. It’s the best treat after a hike in the gorgeous state parks surrounding our inn! So, what are you waiting for? Mendocino is calling you!