Come learn about the magnificent Sandhill Cranes! Wildlife tours, workshops, presentations, exhibits and more!
We are part of the tour schedule and there will be a bird walk here at the winery Saturday, November 2nd at 10AM. Participants will stroll along our hiking trail down to the Mokelumne River with bird guide David Yee, have lunch courtesy of Bon Appetit gourmet sandwich shop, and wine taste. For more information on the festival and tour instructions/registration CLICK HERE.
We are excited to be a part of the annual bike ride through Lodi Wine Country, Giro D'Vino! Starting at Michael David Winery this year, riders will take off for a day of cruising along the route, visiting participating wineries along the way. We are the 4th winery and lunch stop after your start at Michael David. On this day, for the event, we will be offering 20% off for riders on purchases of wine.
For more information, to sign up, or view the bike route map CLICK HERE.
Join us to celebrate fall time and our Veterans. We will have music from 1-4pm on this afternoon with Pete Gealey's Swing-Men, featuring John Stanley on the keyboard, Bob Stanley on banjo, Dan Barca on guitar, and Steve Paul on trumpet. Feel free to pack a picnic lunch to bring, and of course wine will be sold by the glass or bottle (no outside alcohol please).
We are also offering all Veterans 20% off wine bottle purchases on this day. Hope to see some of you out!
To celebrate International Tempranillo Day there will be a self-guided tour of Lodi based wineries producing a Tempranillo the third weekend in November (15th-17th). Visit any one of the participating wineries to collect a complimentary guidebook and begin your exploration of the 4th Annual Lodi Tour of Tempranillo. Each winery will have a different offering and many will have special tastings only available at this event. Participants will be entered in a raffle for each winery they visit.
Here at Heritage Oak, we will be pouring our 2016 Tempranillo, 2015 Spanish Suite, 2016 Carnivál, and a sneak peek at the 2017 Olé blend. Tour participants will get 20% off wine purchases of the selected wines (Wine Club 30%).
Saturday, December 7th, 1-4pm: Winter Wine Club Party w/Swing Shift
Monday, December 16th: Ship-to members Club release sent out
Look for more detailed emails in the coming weeks on the Winter Club Release
Saturday, November 16th @ 9:30AM
Saturday, December 7th @ 9:30AM
Come out and join us for our annual concert benefiting the Lodi Grape Festival’s Bucks-for-Books Scholarship Program. The event will feature music from the Stephanie D Trio, from 1-4pm.
We are asking for a $20 donation per person to attend this great event, and we'll also have a raffle going on with fun prizes. Your donation and any raffle ticket purchases all go toward the scholarship program. Appetizer table will be provided by the Grape Festival’s Board of Directors.
Wine will be sold by the glass or bottle, and feel free to pack a picnic to bring. Well behaved children and dogs are always welcome.
12:00 – 5:00pm – Early Entrance Admission (limited availability)
1:00 – 5:00pm – General Admission
Location: Lodi Lake Park
The ZinFest Grand Tasting is a wine lover’s paradise, featuring a selection of 200 unique Lodi varietal wines from Albariño to Zinfandel.
Take in a fun and educational session at the wine or BBQ schools, play lawn games, hang out in the ZinFest Music Lounge or at the Main Stage, and meet the winemakers and taste-makers that have helped shape Lodi into one of California’s top wine country destinations. The ZinFest Grand Tasting is the Lodi Appellation’s premier wine festival. Come be part of this unparalleled and delicious experience.
Wine Club Members: If you'd like our discount code to use on early or general admission tickets, give us a call or send us an email!
To purchase tickets, read much more information about the event, and to see a breakdown of all tickets CLICK HERE
Keep the fun of Zinfest going and join us Sunday afternoon for 'Zinfest Cellar Tours' - wine & good times. We'll have live music with Big Booty Bob from 1-4pm. Our wines will be served by the glass or bottle (no outside alcohol please). So, pack a nice picnic if you'd like, and come hang out to enjoy some great music while sipping our delicious wines. Feel free to even bring the kids and dogs - they're always welcome.
Please come join us to celebrate the winery's 11th year in business! We will have live music with Acoustic Measures trio from 1-4pm. "Specializing in classic Rock and Pop from the 60's, 70's and 80's, Acoustic Measures perform songs that will make you smile and tap your feet as you remember where you were when you first heard these songs."
We will also be releasing some brand new wines on this day to add to the festivities! Feel free to pack a picnic lunch to bring, and wine will be sold by the glass or bottle (no outside alcohol, please). Seating is first come first serve, so late arrivals may want to bring a chair. Well behaved children and dogs always welcome. Hope to see you!
Celebrate and sample handcrafted wines and delicious chocolate treats during the 22nd Annual Lodi Wine & Chocolate Weekend, Feb 9 & 10, 11am - 4pm each day.
Tickets are $65 in advance, $75 at the door (Wine Club members: call or email us for a discount code to use to order your tickets online!). CLICK HERE to purchase tickets.
Tickets include 2 days of wine tasting, an event wine glass, and BRIX chocolate treat. Tickets are valid both Saturday and Sunday. All tickets non-refundable. Designated drivers are free of charge.
Win a getaway for two to the Lodi Wine Region or one of more than 100 alternate prizes when you discover a "Golden Ticket" on your complimentary chocolate treat.
We still have some great wines on close-out sale (limited cases left):
$15 ($12 Wine Club):
2015 Pinot Gris
2015 Chenin Blanc
2016 Grenache Rose'
$18 ($15 Wine Club):
2014 Portuguese Suite
Saturday, January 12th at 9:30AM
Saturday, February 16th at 9:30AM
Saturday, March 16th at 9:30AM
Wishing you and yours a great holiday season, full of warm gatherings and fabulous wine! Here are some holiday dates to note:
Monday, Nov 26: Pick-up members credit cards will be charged for the current release
Saturday, Dec 1: Fourth Quarter 2018 Release Party, from 1- 4 PM with Whiskey Slough Band
Monday, Dec 3: Ship-to members credit cards charged for orders
Monday, Dec 10: Quarterly shipments sent out to Ship-to members
The quarterly wine club selections may be picked up any time after you receive this announcement. Stop by the tasting room and take a look at the wide variety of wines we have available, or simply go with our recommendations for the quarter. For this quarter, we have settled on the following three wines:
2015 French Blend
2015 Malbec (3 bottle and up Clubs)
If you'd like a detailed description of the wines, and a video blog with Jim ... please CLICK HERE to visit the club section of our Web page.
If you are going to be in the area the first Saturday of December, Carmela and I invite you to enjoy our winter release party. Stop by and check out the recommended wines and have a bite to eat. The event will start at 1:00 PM and we will be serving hot soup, bread and salad for lunch to club members and guests.
As well, we have great music planned for the day. From 1-4PM we’ll have the Whiskey Slough Band here performing for the first time. They're a local Lodi band, and play all-original blues and blues-infused rock.
If you think you'd like to attend, please drop me a line to tell me how many are in your group. A reply to this email will be fine, or you may also call or text me at (209) 986-2763.
If your quarterly wine is shipped to you, we are planning on shipping out on Monday, December 10. If this date does not work for you please let us know of a better time. If you'd like something other than what we're suggesting, you are now able to login on our website (using the email you have on file with us as your username, and heritageoak2018 as your temp password - you can change that). Once on your account, you'll have the recommended wines pre-chosen for your club shipments, but you can now make changes if you'd like other wines. Feel free to email us your selections too, if that works better for you, otherwise we will send you the recommended wines we chose. Please make all changes for your Club shipment (choosing wines, request to delay shipment for a different date/address, hold this quarter's wine club shipment, etc) before Monday, December 3rd. Credit cards will be billed that week for shipments.
Tom and Carmela Hoffman
Heritage Oak Winery
Come out and enjoy some wine and music with us, for our first concert since harvest started! Haywired band will be here performing this afternoon, and music will run from 1-4pm. Seating is first come first served, so late arrivals may want to bring their own chairs. You are welcome to bring a picnic, and wine will be sold by the glass or bottle. This event is free to attend, and well behaved children and dogs are welcome. Dynamic vocals and great jams are the hallmark of Haywired band. Liz Schuler plays rhythm guitar, Chris Hunefeld plays lead guitar and violin, Mark Giuseponi is on mandolin and muted trumpet while Scott (Wristband) Porco plays bass.
Try something new, discover Lodi Tempranillo and taste Spain's most popular variety! To celebrate International Tempranillo Day there will be a self-guided tour of 9 Lodi based wineries producing a Tempranillo the second weekend in November (9th-11th). Visit any one of the 9 participating wineries to collect a complimentary guidebook and begin your exploration of the 3rd Annual Lodi Tour of Tempranillo. Each winery will have a different offering and many will have special tastings only available at this event. Participants will be entered in a raffle for each winery they visit. We are excited to be a part of this event again, and will be sampling our 2014 Tempranillo (limited), releasing our new 2016 Tempranillo, and also sampling the 2014 & 2015 Spanish Suite.
Looking for that special, unique gift for the holiday season? Come sip some Heritage Oak wine, and shop a variety of goods from local vendors selling hand-crafted, one-of-a-kind items from 11 AM to 4 PM on Saturday, December 8th. Jewelry, soaps, olive oil, artwork, photography, candles and more will be on display and for sale. We'll have live music in the afternoon with Frankie & Annette. We are also looking to fill a few more vendor spots. If you're interested, download and send us this FORM or respond via email with the needed information. Thank you.
(Look for a future email with more information mid November!)