Event Calendar

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March 2020
Cheese Class: Italian All Stars
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM     Wed, Mar 18, 2020
Venue: Silverado Cooking School, 1552 Silverado Trail, Napa, California

Janet Fletcher, food writer

Join multiple James Beard award winner, cookbook author and authority on all things cheese & wine Janet Fletcher and Benessere Vineyards for the World Cheese Tour 2020 class: Italian All Stars


We’ll “travel” from one end of The Boot to the other this evening, tasting superb new creations, classic wheels and some lesser-known gems from the country that invented burrata. Map provided!  Along the way, you'll taste some classic Italian varietals from Benessere Vineyards with Winemaker Matt Reid.

$80 per person

Limited seating available

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April 2020
2020 bASH Food Pairing & Wine Tasting Competition
6:00 PM to 8:30 PM     Sat, Apr 4, 2020
Venue: Culinary Institute of America at Greystone, 2555 Main Street, St. Helena, California 94574
Contact: Appellation St. Helena (707) 403-5099,

Appellation St. Helena (ASH) will host bASH, our annual wine and food pairing competition on Saturday, April 4th from 6:00 to 8:30pm.

The event will be held again in the historic barrel room at  the Culinary Institute of America. You will visit tasting stations where the wines from Benessere Vineyards and over 30 ASH wineries will be paired with savory bites prepared by ‘Rising Star’ students, as well as by esteemed winery chefs and St. Helena restaurants. Attendees serve as judges, tasting each combination and voting on their favorites throughout the evening.  

We are assembling a team of judges who are industry professionals to taste through all of the pairings, and rate them on three criteria – Pairing, Taste, and Creativity – and they will be selecting recipients for the CRITIC'S CHOICE - BEST PAIRING awards. This year's professional will be announce soon!

Best of all, You, as an attendee, will also vote with your tokens, and we will  be awarding the top three student teams, plus a professional team the PEOPLE'S CHOICE BEST PAIRING. Sip, Savor and VOTE!

Attendance is limited to 300 people and all guests must be 21 or older. Buy your tickets now before they sell out and we look forward to seeing you there!


May 2020
Spring Release Party 2020
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM     Sat, May 2, 2020
Venue: 1010 Big Tree Road
Contact: Benessere Vineyards (707) 963-5853,



October 2020
2020 Harvest Party & Grape Stomp
11:00 AM to 3:00 PM     Sat, Oct 3, 2020
Venue: Benessere Vineyards, 1010 Big Tree Road, St. Helena, California

Saturday, October 3rd

11:00am - 3:00pm


More details to come soon


Lunch on the lawn Grape Stomp

* Unfortunately, due to the nature of the event, we cannot allow anyone under the age of 21 to attend our harvest party.  We do also ask that you please leave your four legged friends at home