Tasting & Events

A selection of Pahlmeyer wines are available for tasting at Ma(i)sonry Napa Valley in Yountville. Please contact us to request a reservation: (707) 255-2321 or info@pahlmeyer.com. Preferred Members are offered complimentary tastings for themselves and up to three guests, up to two visits each year.

Join Us at an Upcoming Event


#MerlotMe Merlot Tasting

#MerlotMe is a global social media event bringing together wine lovers in the month of October to celebrate this noble varietal highlighted by this must-attend Merlot event in San Francisco on October 16th. 

Wineries known for their passion for producing outstanding Merlot will be pouring their signature bottlings alongside library offerings and accompanied by light appetizers and awe-inspiring panoramic views of the Golden Gate Bridge, the Palace of Fine Arts, Alcatraz, Crissy Field, and Marin Headlands. Join us for a taste of Pahlmeyer Merlot and meet Winemaker Kale Anderson.

Friday, October 16, 6 pm to 9 pm
Observation Post at the Presidio Trust
211 Lincoln Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94129

Tickets are available for $50-$75

For information and tickets, visit: http://www.bottlenotes.com/merlotme-2015#cityPic

River Royale

Bordeaux River Cruise

Join us as we discover the riches of Aquitaine sailing the Dordogne, Garonne and Gironde in the lap of luxury aboard the 130-passenger River Royale with Uniworld, the world's top-rated river cruise line.

May 22-29, 2016

Eight days, seven nights of incomparable wine, food and scenery in the region that inspired Jayson Pahlmeyer to create his own "California Mouton."

Lavish complimentary amenities including handcrafted beds with luxury linens, in-suite well-being treatment, flat-screen TV with satellite, WiFi, and bicycles for onshore touring.

Impeccable on-board cuisine showcasing regional delights such as duck confit, caviar d'Aquitaine, fresh oysters, plus unlimited wine and spirits.

Legendary French wine country ports of call Bordeaux, Pauillac, Blaye, Libourne (Saint-Émilion & Bergerac) and Cadillac.

Exclusive on-board wine experiences: three dinners featuring Pahlmeyer wines, private guided Pahlmeyer wine tasting, and exclusive hosted welcome reception.

Three scenic shore tours - Haut-Médoc, Route de la Corniche Fleurie and Blaye Fortress, and Saint Émilion (optional, included).

Once-in-a-lifetime Pahlmeyer-exclusive excursions to tour Left and Right Bank Châteaux selected by the Pahlmeyer family - each excursion featuring wine tastings and sumptuous wine-paired meal, plus a three-night visit to Paris and Champagne before the cruise (optional, not included).

Prices from $4,024 per person, with $50 in shipboard credit when you book by July 31, 2015.

For more information and to reserve your space on this unforgettable voyage, click here or phone Food & Wine Trails at 1-800-367-5348.


American Cabernet Tasting - IMW

The Second Annual Institute of Masters of Wine American (North America) Cabernet Sauvignon Tasting will be held at the Ferry Plaza Building, San Francisco in the second floor Port Commission Hearing Room on October 26, 2015. Building on the success of last year’s inaugural tasting which featured 91 top quality Cabernet Sauvignon wines from across the country, this event is set to become one of the largest and most important professional tastings of its kind in the US and Europe. The tasting will focus on the outstanding 2012 vintage. Session 1 is from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm and Session 2 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. The tasting will include many exceptional Cabernet Sauvignons from across America, showcasing cabernets from states including, but not limited to, California, Washington, Colorado, New York and Virginia.  


Monday, October 26, 2015 5-9 pm
Ferry Plaza Building
One Ferry Building; San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA 94111

Tickets for each session are $65.00 and combined session tickets are $120. Tickets are non-refundable but may be transferred.

To purchase tickets, visit:  www.localwineevents.com/events/detail/604205/san-francisco-american-cabernet-sauvignon-tasting-institute-of-masters-of-wine#details-section

Please purchase early to ensure ticket availability as this event sells out quickly.

A limited number of reduced rate tickets are available to full-time wine industry professionals (trade credentials required) and MW students. Please email Nancy Johnson at njohnson@mastersofwine.org for further information.

Digital lists of the selections will be available one week prior to the event by contacting Nancy Johnson. Dress: Wine Country Casual. Attendees should kindly remember to avoid wearing perfume or other heavily scented lotions.