The Week in Healdsburg: Jan. 13-20
Truett Hurst Winery features live music by Dustin Saylor from 1-5 p.m. Sunday at 5610 Dry Creek Road. Guests are welcome to picnic on the patio (weather permitting) or take a walk right down to Dry Creek, where the Chinook Salmon are running. Wine is also sold by the glass. Tasting fee is $5, complimentary with wine purchase. No reservation necessary. More info: 433 9545.
The 5th Golden Barspoon Competition is back 7-10 p.m. Wednesday at Spoonbar, 219 Center Street. Bartenders from all over the North Bay will compete on Wednesday for cocktail glory, a cash prize and dinner and a one-night stay at h2hotel. Winners will also be invited to join a filming of the Tout Suite Social Club on Sunday, Jan 20. Bombay Sapphire East drinks will be served at the special rate of $5 each. Competitors include: Michael Pazdon of Goose & Gander, Erika Frey of Campo Fina, Neil Espinosa of Starks Steakhouse, Adam Welch of Cyrus, Sam Levey of Meadowood, Bill Kelley of Mankas Steakhouse, Matt Quinn of Mary’s Pizza Shack and Alex Caplan of Jacksons Bar and Oven. More info: 433-7222.
Take part in the 21st annual Winter WINEland from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, for an opportunity to meet winemakers, taste limited production wines, new releases or library wines. Some wineries will offer food pairings and others will have tours. Weekend tickets are $52.50 at wineroad.com/events/winter_wineland/4