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Rutherford Dust Society Annual Meeting and Dinner
February 8th, 2018 ~ The RDS Board of Directors invites all members to the RDS Annual Meeting and Dinner on February 8th, 2018 from 5:00pm to 8:30pm at the Rutherford Hall. Read more



Premiere Napa Valley Lot Preview Event
February 22, 2018 ~ On Thursday, February 22nd, 2018 from 10am to 12pm, Rutherford Dust Society members will preview their Rutherford Appellation auction lot wines for members of the trade and their guests at the incredible St. Supéry Winery. Read more



Previous Events

December, 2017 Rutherford Holiday Festival

The Rutherford Dust Society and the Rutherford Hall hosted a nostalgic Holiday Festival open house at the historic Rutherford Hall on December 3rd. The afternoon featured holiday crafts and entertainment for all ages, wonderful wines donated by RDS member wineries, delicious cheese and charcuterie, and a visit from Santa, who arrived on the Rutherford Volunteer Fire Department’s bright red fire engine. As you can see in the photos below, the event was enjoyable for community members of all ages!

November, 2017 The Napa Valley Film Festival

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 2017 we were honored with the opportunity to host two fabulous wine pavilions, at Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch and Copia at CIA, respectively.

August, 2017 Rutherford Chili Ball

Back by popular demand, this festive, family-friendly event featured entertainment for all ages, including a Chili Cook-off competition between vintners, growers, firefighters, chefs, and self-proclaimed chili connoisseurs of the Rutherford community.

July, 2017 RDS Day in the Dust

The 17th Annual Day in the Dust media and trade tasting featured premier wines of the Rutherford Appellation, including a media seminar on the 2014 Rutherford Appellation Cabernet Sauvignon vintage, and an examination of terroir in the three appellation sub-zones.

May, 2017 Rutherford Wine Experience

The Rutherford Wine Experience is RDS' annual consumer event, where guests from all over the world come together to learn more about the Rutherford appellation while interacting with Rutherford's vintners, growers, and winemakers.