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January 2019

Winemaker Dinner

  • Date: Thursday
  • Time: 6:00-9:00PM
  • Location: John Ash and Co Restaurant, Santa Rosa, CA
  • Cost: $150

Please join us for the Joseph Swan Vineyards Winemaker Dinner with winemaker and owner, Rod Berglund!  We are excited to host the 50th anniversary of the legendary Joseph Swan Swan Vineyard at the legendary venue, John Ash Vintners Inn.  The 4 course dinner will begin with passed appetizers all expertly paired by Executive Chef Tom Schmidt with over 8 wines handpicked by Rod.  We hope you’ll join us for a rare opportunity to meet the winemaker, Rod Berglund and enjoy an evening surely not to be missed!


The evening will begin with a welcome reception with Rod, who just celebrated his 40th vintage as a winemaker in 2018.  He helped Joe Swan finish the 1987 harvest and then took over upon his illness in 1988.  Rod is celebrating 31 years at the helm of Swan.  The vineyard at Joseph Swan was planted in 1969 and has what are believed to be the oldest producing Pinot Noir vines in Sonoma County (the mother block of the Swan Clone).  Executive Chef Tom Schmidt hand-picked the wines with Rod, and the two teamed up to make the pairings truly sensational.  Chef Tom Schmidt brings a wealth of knowledge and creativity to Sonoma County’s wine country.  The location of John Ash & Co., in the heart of Sonoma county, in one the greatest gifts any chef could desire.  Note that seating is limiting. You don’t want to miss this once in a lifetime opportunity to taste and meet with two legends of Sonoma County!

Winemaker Dinner