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Siete Fuegos Cooking Summit with chef Francis Mallmann

Spend 4 days at the luxurious Vines Resort & Spa as you learn to use seven of the cooking with fire techniques used for hundreds of years by the area’s inhabitants. Francis Mallmann is one of the great keepers of these fires, helping to preserve these ancient techniques in the face of modernization. You’ll learn by cooking right alongside him, creating grilled and roasted dishes unlike anything you’ve tasted before. You will also experience a complete immersion into Argentine wine, tasting and drinking some of the finest the country has to offer as you are guided by our expert sommelier and wine director Mariana Onofri — who will even help you create your own personal Malbec-based blend.

MENDOZA, ARGENTINA 19.01 — 22.01.22

Pizza with pioneering restaurateur Nancy Silverton

Dinner and pizza making class in the intimate setting of James Beard Award-winning chef Nancy Silverton’s Los Angeles home. Learn to make delicious California-style pizzas from a true pioneer, who revolutionized the artisanal bread baking scene when she opened La Brea Bakery, and then did the same for pizza making with destination restaurant Osteria Mozza.


Annual Members Homecoming

with Francis Mallmann

Spend the weekend grilling with Francis Mallmann, harvesting Malbec and drinking all the best Argentina has to offer; participate in optional courses on farming, winemaking, tasting and even cooking with Francis himself; and go on Gaucho-style horseback rides through our vineyards.


Blending Weekend in Montalcino

Spend a few days making Brunello and Super Tuscan wines from some of the world’s finest Sangiovese grapes, led by masters Giacomo Neri of Casanova di Neri and Roberto Cipresso of the Wine Circus Ideas Lab. Comb the Tuscan forests for truffles, learn to make ragu with Nonna Clara, and go on a hike in the rolling hills, venturing where no cars go.


Label Making Master Class

Put The Vines label design kit to work in this interactive workshop with legendary artist and designer Cey Adams. Get a fascinating window into the designer’s mind as he develops his own wine label and shows how to create your own.


Franklin BBQ & Bottles

Connect with fellow members at our annual members gathering at Austin’s famous Franklin BBQ. We will feast on world class barbecue while drinking 100-point wines from around the world and enjoying local music.


Master Series Adventure – Spain

An extremely rare Vines opportunity to taste some of the world’s greatest wines (at legendary wineries Vega Sicilia and Dominio del Pingus) in relaxed private settings with their winemakers, and create your own blend in UNESCO world heritage site Priorat with our superstar partner Dominik Huber of Terroir al Limit. Stay in luxury hotels with uniquely local architectural flair, and dine at highly typical, regionally focused restaurants while soaking up the intriguing culture and history of Spain.


Willamette Valley Blending Escape

It’s been said that the Willamette Valley produces the greatest Pinot Noir outside of Burgundy. On this 3-day blending escape you will be able to craft your own using Alexana’s estate-grown fruit from 13 different soil types. In an extensive blending session with passionate winemaker, Bryan Weil, you’ll learn about clonal selection, Willamette’s unique terroir, and the secret to creating a perfectly balanced Pinot Noir. We’ll explore this magnificent region through expansive tastings, adventurous lunches, and spectacular dinners led by renowned winemakers and local chefs.


Mendoza Blending Escape

This one’s especially close to our hearts — join us where it all began, in Mendoza, for a few days of Mendocino hospitality that only true insiders can offer. Winemaker Pablo Martorell will help you understand just how great our Uco Valley Malbec grapes are.


Champagne Blending Escape

Spend 3 days in Champagne enjoying unprecedented insider’s access, getting to know the wines and the people who make them, the region and its unique cuisine.


Mosel Blending Escape

Join us as we explore the rolling hills and deep river valleys of The Mosel, home to the most highly regarded Rieslings in the world. We’ll visit our winemaker partner Dr. Loosen’s estate, nestled in quaint, “timbered” Bernkastel village, allowing our charming and charismatic partner Erni Loosen to personally introduce you to Germany’s most famous wine region. Take in the breathtakingly steep Riesling vineyards rising up from the banks of the Mosel River, as we cruise down the picturesque river while sipping Grand Cru Riesling sourced from each of the famous vineyards we pass. Enjoy a perfectly prepared 5-course meal of rare local delicacies at the Loosen estate as Erni opens up his legendary personal cellar to share vinous gems from Germany and beyond.