December 15, 2018 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Soif Wine Bar & Merchants
105 Walnut Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA 95060, Santa Cruz
CA 95060
Soif Wine Bar & Merchants

We are thrilled to welcome Sam Bilbro, winemaker of Idlewild Wines, to Soif! Using minimalist winemaking techniques, Sam produces Piedmontese varietal wines in the hills of Mendocino county. The Idlewild wines are true to their terroir — revealing new sides of the varieties and their flavor profiles that differ from those grown in northern Italy. Vibrant, balanced, and pure, the Idlewild wines prove that its not just the “usual suspects” of grape varietals in California (think Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, etc.) that can thrive here. 

We will be pouring the following wines**:

2017 Idlewild “The Flower” Flora & Fauna Rose

2016 Idlewild Fox Hill Vineyard Arneis

2015 Idlewild Fox Hill Vineyard Cortese

2017 Idlewild “The Bird” Flora & Fauna Red

2015 Fox Hill Vineyard Dolcetto

The tasting will take place promptly Saturday, December 15th at 2:00pm. The cost of the tasting is $20 for general admission and free for Soif wine club members. Tickets may be purchased online, or in our retail shop.

**wines may be subject to change