Sippin’ and Readin’ Book Club Meeting

bookfood10 - Photo by Mike De Sisti / MDESISTI@JOURNALSENTINEL.COM  

We encourage you to join us for lively discussion paired with wonderful wine.

This month we will also do a Book and Cookie exchange!   Bring a book you’d like to give away and a plate of your favorite holiday cookies to share.

Call Natalie if you have questions – 336-689-4071.  

New members are always welcome!

Book to be discussed this evening:

December 7th – ‘The Snow Child’ by Eowyn Ivey

Fall Winemaking 101 Course (Class 6 of 6)

Want to Make Wine?

Stonefield Cellars hosts two Winemaking Courses per year (in the spring, and in the fall) taught by Robert E. M. Wurz, Ph.D.

In six classes over 9 weeks, this course covers the full winemaking process: from fermentation to bottling. Learn techniques to start or improve your own home winemaking while creating your own wine during class in small teams of 2-4 & hone your wine evaluation skills with classes on sensory evaluation training and food and wine pairing.

Fall 2017 Course Dates & Times: 

Mondays 7:00-9:00 pm in the Stonefield Cellars Production Room.

September 25th: Introduction – basics of fermentation and winemaking

October 9th: Principles of Winemaking – racking, barrels, oak alternatives, tannins. Wines of the world

October 16th: Wine sensory evaluation. Food and wine pairing

October 30th: Defects and Problems: causes and remedies, fining agents, additives, filtering

November 6th: Blending, tasting panel, bottling preparations

November 20th Bottling, Labeling, Wrap-up, Exam

Cost: $185
Provided: All winemaking materials, detailed winemaking notes, snacks, and 3 bottles of wine bottled by the class.

Must be at least 21 years old to participate.
Class size limited to 16 people.
Additional Class Wine will be available for $13.95 per Bottle.

Registration – Registration for the Fall 2017 Winemaking Course has ended, but to be placed on the waiting list for the Spring 2018 Winemaking Course please email Sarah at  sswurz@stonefieldcellars.com. For Registration please either Purchase Tickets or Call 336-644-9908 during business hours. Please email Sarah at sswurz@stonefieldcellars.com with any questions.

Registration Ends 9/10/17

Instructor Biography
Robert E. M. Wurz, Ph.D. – Robert is a native of Napa Valley, CA. He received his doctorate in wine chemistry from the University of California, Davis. He has taught wine making classes at Patrick Henry Community College in Virginia, at Stonefield Cellars Winery in Stokesdale, NC, and is currently the winemaker for Stonefield Cellars Winery in Stokesdale, NC.

Fall Winemaking 101 Course (Class 5 of 6)

Want to Make Wine?

Stonefield Cellars hosts two Winemaking Courses per year (in the spring, and in the fall) taught by Robert E. M. Wurz, Ph.D.

In six classes over 9 weeks, this course covers the full winemaking process: from fermentation to bottling. Learn techniques to start or improve your own home winemaking while creating your own wine during class in small teams of 2-4 & hone your wine evaluation skills with classes on sensory evaluation training and food and wine pairing.

Fall 2017 Course Dates & Times: 

Mondays 7:00-9:00 pm in the Stonefield Cellars Production Room.

September 25th: Introduction – basics of fermentation and winemaking

October 9th: Principles of Winemaking – racking, barrels, oak alternatives, tannins. Wines of the world

October 16th: Wine sensory evaluation. Food and wine pairing

October 30th: Defects and Problems: causes and remedies, fining agents, additives, filtering

November 6th: Blending, tasting panel, bottling preparations

November 20th Bottling, Labeling, Wrap-up, Exam

Cost: $185
Provided: All winemaking materials, detailed winemaking notes, snacks, and 3 bottles of wine bottled by the class.

Must be at least 21 years old to participate.
Class size limited to 16 people.
Additional Class Wine will be available for $13.95 per Bottle.

Registration – Registration for the Fall 2017 Winemaking Course has ended, but to be placed on the waiting list for the Spring 2018 Winemaking Course please email Sarah at  sswurz@stonefieldcellars.com. For Registration please either Purchase Tickets or Call 336-644-9908 during business hours. Please email Sarah at sswurz@stonefieldcellars.com with any questions.

Registration Ends 9/10/17

Instructor Biography
Robert E. M. Wurz, Ph.D. – Robert is a native of Napa Valley, CA. He received his doctorate in wine chemistry from the University of California, Davis. He has taught wine making classes at Patrick Henry Community College in Virginia, at Stonefield Cellars Winery in Stokesdale, NC, and is currently the winemaker for Stonefield Cellars Winery in Stokesdale, NC.

Sippin’ and Readin’ Book Club Meeting

bookfood10 - Photo by Mike De Sisti / MDESISTI@JOURNALSENTINEL.COM

We encourage you to join us for lively discussion paired with wonderful wine. Some folks bring a light snack. New members are always welcome!

Book to be discussed this evening:

November 2nd – “Crimes Against a Book Club” by Kathy Cooperman 

Fall Winemaking 101 Course (Class 4 of 6)

Want to Make Wine?

Stonefield Cellars hosts two Winemaking Courses per year (in the spring, and in the fall) taught by Robert E. M. Wurz, Ph.D.

In six classes over 9 weeks, this course covers the full winemaking process: from fermentation to bottling. Learn techniques to start or improve your own home winemaking while creating your own wine during class in small teams of 2-4 & hone your wine evaluation skills with classes on sensory evaluation training and food and wine pairing.

Fall 2017 Course Dates & Times: 

Mondays 7:00-9:00 pm in the Stonefield Cellars Production Room.

September 25th: Introduction – basics of fermentation and winemaking

October 9th: Principles of Winemaking – racking, barrels, oak alternatives, tannins. Wines of the world

October 16th: Wine sensory evaluation. Food and wine pairing

October 30th: Defects and Problems: causes and remedies, fining agents, additives, filtering

November 6th: Blending, tasting panel, bottling preparations

November 20th Bottling, Labeling, Wrap-up, Exam

Cost: $185
Provided: All winemaking materials, detailed winemaking notes, snacks, and 3 bottles of wine bottled by the class.

Must be at least 21 years old to participate.
Class size limited to 16 people.
Additional Class Wine will be available for $13.95 per Bottle.

Registration – Registration for the Fall 2017 Winemaking Course has ended, but to be placed on the waiting list for the Spring 2018 Winemaking Course please email Sarah at  sswurz@stonefieldcellars.com. For Registration please either Purchase Tickets or Call 336-644-9908 during business hours. Please email Sarah at sswurz@stonefieldcellars.com with any questions.

Registration Ends 9/10/17

Instructor Biography
Robert E. M. Wurz, Ph.D. – Robert is a native of Napa Valley, CA. He received his doctorate in wine chemistry from the University of California, Davis. He has taught wine making classes at Patrick Henry Community College in Virginia, at Stonefield Cellars Winery in Stokesdale, NC, and is currently the winemaker for Stonefield Cellars Winery in Stokesdale, NC.

Fall Winemaking 101 Course (Class 3 of 6)

Want to Make Wine?

Stonefield Cellars hosts two Winemaking Courses per year (in the spring, and in the fall) taught by Robert E. M. Wurz, Ph.D.

In six classes over 9 weeks, this course covers the full winemaking process: from fermentation to bottling. Learn techniques to start or improve your own home winemaking while creating your own wine during class in small teams of 2-4 & hone your wine evaluation skills with classes on sensory evaluation training and food and wine pairing.

Fall 2017 Course Dates & Times: 

Mondays 7:00-9:00 pm in the Stonefield Cellars Production Room.

September 25th: Introduction – basics of fermentation and winemaking

October 9th: Principles of Winemaking – racking, barrels, oak alternatives, tannins. Wines of the world

October 16th: Wine sensory evaluation. Food and wine pairing

October 30th: Defects and Problems: causes and remedies, fining agents, additives, filtering

November 6th: Blending, tasting panel, bottling preparations

November 20th Bottling, Labeling, Wrap-up, Exam

Cost: $185
Provided: All winemaking materials, detailed winemaking notes, snacks, and 3 bottles of wine bottled by the class.

Must be at least 21 years old to participate.
Class size limited to 16 people.
Additional Class Wine will be available for $13.95 per Bottle.

Registration – Registration for the Fall 2017 Winemaking Course has ended, but to be placed on the waiting list for the Spring 2018 Winemaking Course please email Sarah at  sswurz@stonefieldcellars.com. For Registration please either Purchase Tickets or Call 336-644-9908 during business hours. Please email Sarah at sswurz@stonefieldcellars.com with any questions.

Registration Ends 9/10/17

Instructor Biography
Robert E. M. Wurz, Ph.D. – Robert is a native of Napa Valley, CA. He received his doctorate in wine chemistry from the University of California, Davis. He has taught wine making classes at Patrick Henry Community College in Virginia, at Stonefield Cellars Winery in Stokesdale, NC, and is currently the winemaker for Stonefield Cellars Winery in Stokesdale, NC.

Fall Winemaking 101 Course (Class 2 of 6)

Want to Make Wine?

Stonefield Cellars hosts two Winemaking Courses per year (in the spring, and in the fall) taught by Robert E. M. Wurz, Ph.D.

In six classes over 9 weeks, this course covers the full winemaking process: from fermentation to bottling. Learn techniques to start or improve your own home winemaking while creating your own wine during class in small teams of 2-4 & hone your wine evaluation skills with classes on sensory evaluation training and food and wine pairing.

Fall 2017 Course Dates & Times: 

Mondays 7:00-9:00 pm in the Stonefield Cellars Production Room.

September 25th: Introduction – basics of fermentation and winemaking

October 9th: Principles of Winemaking – racking, barrels, oak alternatives, tannins. Wines of the world

October 16th: Wine sensory evaluation. Food and wine pairing

October 30th: Defects and Problems: causes and remedies, fining agents, additives, filtering

November 6th: Blending, tasting panel, bottling preparations

November 20th Bottling, Labeling, Wrap-up, Exam

Cost: $185
Provided: All winemaking materials, detailed winemaking notes, snacks, and 3 bottles of wine bottled by the class.

Must be at least 21 years old to participate.
Class size limited to 16 people.
Additional Class Wine will be available for $13.95 per Bottle.

Registration – Registration for the Fall 2017 Winemaking Course has ended, but to be placed on the waiting list for the Spring 2018 Winemaking Course please email Sarah at  sswurz@stonefieldcellars.com. For Registration please either Purchase Tickets or Call 336-644-9908 during business hours. Please email Sarah at sswurz@stonefieldcellars.com with any questions.

Registration Ends 9/10/17

Instructor Biography
Robert E. M. Wurz, Ph.D. – Robert is a native of Napa Valley, CA. He received his doctorate in wine chemistry from the University of California, Davis. He has taught wine making classes at Patrick Henry Community College in Virginia, at Stonefield Cellars Winery in Stokesdale, NC, and is currently the winemaker for Stonefield Cellars Winery in Stokesdale, NC.

Stonefield Cellars ‘Grillfest’ featuring ‘Vinyl Rewind’

Stonefield Cellars’ 2017 Grillfest 

Saturday, October 7th

6:00-10:00pm

$10 Admission per Person

Grillfest is back! Stonefield Cellars Winery will be hosting a concert & cookout with live music by Vinyl Rewind (60’s Rock) and hot grills for cooking up your own outdoor picnic

SEE BELOW FOR UPDATE – THIS EVENT WILL BE HELD OUTSIDE.

 

Note: Advanced ticket purchase is always recommended because when the concert is held outside you can skip the ticket-purchase-line and head straight to Will Call at the entrance tent to pick up your tickets,  and if the concert is held indoors, seating is limited (and we’d hate to turn you away at the door). All tickets purchased in advanced are held at Will Call under the name of the purchaser.  

Tickets available Online Below or over the phone at 336-644-9908 during regular business hours (12-6pm Thurs-Sat & 1-6pm Sun).

COST: $10 per person.

EVENT TIMELINE:   Grillfest is from 6-10 pm. The Entrance Gate/Door opens promptly at 5:30pm. (You are welcome to arrive earlier, but guests staying for the event will need to have purchased tickets and received their wristbands in the Tasting Room by 5:30pm.) 

INSIDE OR OUT?: This event will be held Rain or Shine! THIS EVENT WILL BE HELD OUTSIDE – Tents have been placed on the terraced lawn and over the grills.  There is a chance of rain late afternoon/early evening but slimmer chance after 7pm.  So come on!   

 

SEATING: If the concert is OUTSIDE, we offer 4-person VIP Bistro Seating on the Front Row or Upper Patio for $45 (includes admission for four); and a glass top 6-person VIP party table to the side of the band for $65 (includes admission for six). For General Admission ($10/person) you should bring a lawn chair for our terraced lawn area, or we have first-come-first-seat picnic tables in the upper garden. If the concert is INSIDE, family style table seating will be provided in our barrel room with our VIP and advanced ticket purchasers seated first.

DRINKS: Wine, Fresh Sangria, Beer, and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase.

FOOD:  Bring your own outdoor picnic! We will have grills for use all evening.  

EVENT POLICIES –No Pets, No Outside Alcohol, Smoking Restricted (smoking in non-designated areas is strictly prohibited) and please, please, please do not litter our property with cigarette butts or other trash.

 

Additional info: Concert tickets are non-refundable but are transferrable. Children 12 and under free. 

Sippin’ and Readin’ Book Club Meeting

bookfood10 - Photo by Mike De Sisti / MDESISTI@JOURNALSENTINEL.COM

We encourage you to join us for lively discussion paired with wonderful wine. Some folks bring a light snack. New members are always welcome!

Book to be discussed this evening:

October 5th  – ‘The Secret History of the Pink Carnation’ by Lauren Willig 

Fall Winemaking 101 Course (Class 1 of 6)

Want to Make Wine?

Stonefield Cellars hosts two Winemaking Courses per year (in the spring, and in the fall) taught by Robert E. M. Wurz, Ph.D.

In six classes over 9 weeks, this course covers the full winemaking process: from fermentation to bottling. Learn techniques to start or improve your own home winemaking while creating your own wine during class in small teams of 2-4 & hone your wine evaluation skills with classes on sensory evaluation training and food and wine pairing.

Fall 2017 Course Dates & Times: 

Mondays 7:00-9:00 pm in the Stonefield Cellars Production Room.

September 25th: Introduction – basics of fermentation and winemaking

October 9th: Principles of Winemaking – racking, barrels, oak alternatives, tannins. Wines of the world

October 16th: Wine sensory evaluation. Food and wine pairing

October 30th: Defects and Problems: causes and remedies, fining agents, additives, filtering

November 6th: Blending, tasting panel, bottling preparations

November 20th Bottling, Labeling, Wrap-up, Exam

Cost: $185
Provided: All winemaking materials, detailed winemaking notes, snacks, and 3 bottles of wine bottled by the class.

Must be at least 21 years old to participate.
Class size limited to 16 people.
Additional Class Wine will be available for $13.95 per Bottle.

Extended Registration (9/10-9/23) – Call 336-644-9908 during business hours. Please email Sarah at sswurz@stonefieldcellars.com with any questions.

Teams Available for Extended Registration Students:
  • Dry Red Cabernet Sauvignon: One Spot Available
  • Dry or Sweet Red Syrah: Four Spots Available

*If you have a group of 4 or more who want to take the class together, but are interested in making a white wine, please email Sarah at sswurz@stonefieldcellars.com as we may be able to make an exception.

Instructor Biography
Robert E. M. Wurz, Ph.D. – Robert is a native of Napa Valley, CA. He received his doctorate in wine chemistry from the University of California, Davis. He has taught wine making classes at Patrick Henry Community College in Virginia, at Stonefield Cellars Winery in Stokesdale, NC, and is currently the winemaker for Stonefield Cellars Winery in Stokesdale, NC.