Upcoming RDS Events
RDS Napa Green Workshop
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
9:30am - 11:00am
at the Rutherford Hall
Rutherford Dust Society and Laurel Marcus of Fish Friendly Farming will host a workshop for RDS members and all interested parties. The purpose of the workshop is to provide support and information for Napa Green Certification.
RDS Member Mixer
Wednesday, March 27 2019
5:30pm - 7:00pm at Rancho Caymus Inn
Calling all marketing and hospitality teams in Rutherford! Join fellow RDS members at Rancho Caymus Inn on Wednesday, March 27th. Enjoy wine and cheese as we network and discuss ways to promote our historic AVA!
DAY IN THE DUST
Wednesday, July 18th, 2019
in San Francisco
By Invitation Only
The Original Rutherford Chili Ball
Sunday, August 4th, 2019 ~ Tickets on sale soon!
Back by popular demand, this festive, family-friendly event will include entertainment for all ages, including a Chili Cook-off competition between vintners, growers, firefighters, chefs, and self-proclaimed chili connoisseurs of the Rutherford community. A live vote by attendees will decide who gets the ultimate glory and bragging rights for having the best chili in Rutherford!
Recent RDS Events
Rutherford Dust Society Annual Meeting & Dinner
Thursday, February 7th, 2019
at the Historic Rutherford Grange Hall
The Rutherford Dust Society kicked off our 25th Anniversary at our Annual Meeting and Dinner on February 7th. The Annual Meeting featured presentations by members of our Board of Directors, as well as special guest Mariam Hansen of the St. Helena Historical Society.
Premiere Napa Valley Auction Lot Preview Event
Thursday, February 21st, 2019
Hosted at the incredible St. Supéry Winery
The Rutherford Dust Society hosted a Premiere Napa Valley Lot Preview event. The tasting was held at St. Supéry and featured the PNV lots and additional Rutherford appellation wines from 18 of our members. Thank you to all of our guests for joining us for this tasting and graceful debut of the 2017 vintage!
The Napa Valley Film Festival
Wine pavilions at Long Meadow Ranch and Copia at CIA
The Napa Valley Film Festival is an event that our community looks forward to all year long. RDS has participated in this fabulous gathering for three consecutive years, and in 2018 we were honored with the opportunity to host two fabulous wine pavilions, at Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch and Copia at CIA, respectively.