Sat, Nov 5, 2022

1 to 5:30 pm | Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History | $150 & $75
Featuring a variety of Santa Cruz Mountain wineries and growers.

Rootstock Wine Tasting

Join us for this special fundraiser for the MAH focused on craft and regionality.

The event program starts at 1pm with a Santa Cruz Mountains history panel discussion with tasting, followed by a Grand Tasting at 2:30pm featuring select wineries and varietals reflective of our distinctive California appellation. Industry archive collections will also be on display.

All proceeds benefit the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History.

Header Image: Mount Eden Vineyards, photo by Jason Tinacci.


$150 Wine History Panel (includes Grand Tasting)
Grand Tasting
*A portion of the ticket purchase price is tax deductible.

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History Panelists

John Locke, Birichino (Moderator)
John Bargetto
, Bargetto Winery
Jeff Emery, Santa Cruz Mountain Winery
Prudy Foxx, Foxx Viticulture
Barry Jackson
, Equinox Winery
Jeffrey Patterson
, Mount Eden Vineyards
Kyle Theriot
, Ridge Vineyards

Downtown Dinner Partners*

Gabriella Cafe

*A portion of restaurant sales on November 5th will be donated to the MAH. We also encourage guests to visit the food vendors at Abbott Square Market either before or after the event.

In the News

“One of the abiding mysteries of California wine is why more people don’t know about⁠—and therefore love⁠—the Santa Cruz Mountains wine region.”

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"The distinctive group of individuals drawn to this distinctive landscape know that the Santa Cruz Mountains appellation is capable of producing world-class wines."

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"Wines from the Santa Cruz Mountains can compete with the best bottles in the world."

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"Defined by the unique landscape that shapes the refined character of its wines, the Santa Cruz Mountains is considered one of California's top AVAs."

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Presenting Partners

Rootstock Sponsors4


Learn more about sponsoring this event by contacting Nikki Patterson, MAH's Director of Development & Communications.