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June 2017
Kapalua Food and Wine Festival 2017
We are looking forward to joining the 36th Annual Kapalua Food & Wine Festival on Maui this year June 8 -11. You can learn more about the event at their web site. Hope to see you there.
Pinot Days - San Francisco 2017
We love Pinot Days and will certainly be at Pinot Days San Francisco on Saturday June 3 at the City View. Mark your calendars now for this great opportunity for Pinot fans!
April 2017
2017 Spring Open House
Our Annual April Open House and Zin futures release will be held both weekends of March 31 - April 2 and April 7-9. Be sure and register for our newsletter to find out more about it!
November 2016
November Open House
Our November open house will be held Friday the 11th through Sunday the 13th from 10 - 5 pm. Our October newsletter will have more details including the annual Library offering. If you haven't joined our mailing list yet, just follow this link
September 2016
Busy crushing...
Harvest is here and we're taking a break from any events or appointments as Fred dedicates himself 200% to wine making. He'll surface November just in time for...
August 2016
August Open House
Our Annual August Open House and Zin futures barrel tasting will be held the weekend of August 5-7. Be sure and register for our newsletter to find out more about it!
June 2016
Pinot Days - San Francisco 2016
We love Pinot Days and will certainly be at Pinot Days San Francisco on Saturday June 18 at the City View. Mark your calendars now for this great opportunity for Pinot fans!
April 2016
2016 Spring Open House
Our Annual April Open House and Zin futures release will be held both weekends of April 8-10 and 15-17. Be sure and register for our newsletter to find out more about it!
November 2015
Chicago
Yes, it's true, Fred is planning for his annual trip to the Windy City for November 17 - 20.

We don't have all the details yet, but do know that there will be a few opportunities to catch up and taste with Fred. Check back for updates!

November Open House
Our November open house will be held Friday the 13th through Sunday the 15th from 10 - 5 pm. Our October newsletter will have more details including the annual Library offering. If you haven't joined our mailing list yet, just follow this link
August 2015
Harvest looms early
It's quickly getting to that time of year as harvest is approaching early. Fred will be taking a break from appointments and events as he starts focusing all of his attention on the winery getting ready for the upcoming harvest. Time is dedicated to visiting vineyards and clearing the winery floor for fermenters. Let's hope for uneventful weather this fall followed by lots of rain once the grapes are in!
August Open House
Our Annual August Open House and Zin futures barrel tasting will be held the weekend of July 31, August 1 and 2. Be sure and register for our newsletter to find out more about it!
June 2015
Pinot Days - San Francisco 2015
We love Pinot Days and will certainly be at Pinot Days San Francisco on Saturday June 20 at the City View. Mark your calendars now for this great opportunity for Pinot fans!
Kapalua Food and Wine Festival 2015
We are looking forward to joining the 34th Annual Kapalua Food & Wine Festival on Maui this year June 11 - 14. Scherrer Zin will be featured on the Zinfandel - Americas Grape panel.

You can learn more about the event at their web site.
April 2015
2015 Spring Open House
Our Annual April Open House and Zin futures release will be held both weekends of April 10-12 and 17-19. Be sure and register for our newsletter to find out more about it!
October 2014
Busy pressing....
Harvest is here and we're taking a break from any events or appointments as Fred dedicates himself 200% to wine making. He'll surface November just in time for...
August 2014
Harvest approaches
It's getting close to that time of year as harvest is approaching early this year. Fred will be taking a break from appointments and events as he starts focusing all of his attention on the winery getting ready for the upcoming harvest. Time is dedicated to visiting vineyards and clearing the winery floor for fermenters. Let's hope for uneventful weather this fall followed by lots of rain once the grapes are in!
August Open House
Our Annual August Open House and Zin futures barrel tasting will be held the first weekend of August 1- 3. Be sure and register for our newsletter to find out more about it!
June 2014
Kapalua Food and Wine Festival 2014
We are looking forward to joining the 333rd Annual Kapalua Food & Wine Festival on Maui this year June 13 -16. You can learn more about the event at their web site. Hope to see you there, a great way to spend Father's Day.
April 2014
Pinot Days - Chicago 2014
The 2014 Chicago Pinot Days will be on April 26. We will continue to have great support from Damien Casten of Candid Wines. Hope we see you there.
2014 Spring Open House
Our Annual April Open House and Zin futures release will be held both the first and second weekends of April. Be sure and register for our newsletter to find out more about it!
November 2013
November Open House
Our November open house will be held Friday the 15th through Sunday the 17th from 10 - 5 pm. Our October newsletter will have more details including the annual Library offering. If you haven't joined our mailing list yet, just follow this link
August 2013
Harvest approaches
It's getting close to that time of year as harvest is approaching early this year. Fred will be taking a break from events and starts focusing all of his attention on the winery getting ready for the upcoming harvest. Time is dedicated to visiting vineyards and clearing the winery floor for fermenters. Let's hope for uneventful weather this fall!
July 2013
Summer Mailing
The summer mailing will be distributed by July 12. Keep an eye on your inbox! Zin futures are sure to be popular this year so don't delay sending in your order.

April 2013
2013 Spring Open House
Our Annual April Open House and Zin futures release will be held both the first and second weekends of April. Be sure and register for our newsletter to find out more about it!
January 2013
Pinot Days - New York 2013
We are so excited that Pinot Days will be coming to New York City! We will certainly be there Saturday January 26th. Mark your calendars now, this is a Pinot event not to miss!
December 2012
Wailea Wine & Food Festival 2012
We are looking forward to participating in the inaugural Wailea Wine & Food Festival on Maui this December 6 - 9. You can learn more about the event on their web site.
Pinot Days - Los Angeles 2013
Pinot Days is an event that truly appreciates Pinot and all it's diversity. The Southern California event has moved to has moved to the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. The smaller venue will mean that we will be one of 70 participating wineries. Fred will have surfaced from harvest and will most definitely be there! Mark your calendars now for this great opportunity for Pinot fans!
November 2012
November Open House
Our November open house will be held Friday the 16th through Sunday the 18th from 10 - 5 pm. Our October newsletter will have more details including release of the annual Library offering. If you haven't joined our mailing list yet, just follow this link
Pinot Days - Los Angeles 2012
Pinot Days is an event that truly appreciates Pinot and all it's diversity. The Southern California event has moved to LA on Sunday November 11. Fred should just be surfacing from harvest and will most definitely be there! Mark your calendars now for this great opportunity for Pinot fans!
October 2012
Busy stompin'
Harvest is here and we're taking a break from any events or appointments as Fred dedicates himself 200% to wine making. He should surface mid-November just in time for...
August 2012
August Open House 2012
Our Annual August Open House and Zin futures barrel tasting will be held the first weekend of August. Be sure and register for our newsletter to find out more about it!
June 2012
Pinot Days - San Francisco 2012
We love Pinot Days and will certainly be at Pinot Days San Francisco on June 16. Mark your calendars now for this great opportunity for Pinot fans!
Kapalua Food and Wine Festival 2012
We are looking forward to participating in the 31st Annual Kapalua Food & Wine Festival on Maui this year June 7-10. You can learn more about the event at their web site.
May 2012
Market City Caffe - Winemaker dinner
Come join Fred on Saturday, May 19th for a winemaker dinner at the Market City Caffe in Burbank. Scherrer wines are being paired with a great looking menu!.

The 5-course prix fixe dinner begins with a reception at 6:30

$72 per person Seating is limited and reservations required: 818.840.7036

April 2012
2012 Spring Open House
Our Annual April Open House and Zin futures release will be held both the second and third weekends of April. Be sure and register for our newsletter to find out more about it!
November 2011
November Open House
Our November open house will be held Friday the 18th through Sunday the 20nd from 10 - 5 pm. Our October newsletter will have more details including the release date of this years library offerings! Be sure and register for our newsletter if you haven't already!
Pinot Days - Chicago
Scherrer Pinot will certainly be back in 2011 Chicago Pinot Days November 12. While we won't be able to pour ourselves this year, Damien Casten of Candid Wines has some first hand experience with Scherrer winemaking. Check out his experience with the Helfer Vineyard Chardonnay in the harvest of 2006.
September 2011
Here we go again!
Indian summer at last and the end of the foggy, foggy summer! Harvest has started in earnest and we're taking a break from any events or appointments for the remainder of September, October and the first half of November as Fred dedicates himself 200% to wine making these next few months. He should surface in November just in time for the Open House the weekend of the 18th. Most likely will have some Cabernet still fermenting at that point!
August 2011
Harvest approaches
It's that time of year and Fred needs to take a break from events and starts focusing all of his attention on the winery getting ready for the upcoming harvest. Time is dedicated to that last racking and bottling to clear the floor for fermenters. Fortunately, the cool spring delayed most grapes and is buying us some time. Harvest will likely start 2-3 weeks later then normal. Let's hope for uneventful weather this fall!
August Open House
Our Annual August Open House and Zin futures barrel tasting will be held the first weekend of August 5-7. Be sure and register for our newsletter to find out more about it!
June 2011
Pinot Days - San Francisco 2011
We love Pinot Days and will certainly be at Pinot Days San Francisco on June 18. Mark your calendars now for this great opportunity for Pinot fans!
Kapalua Food and Wine Festival 2011
We are looking forward to participating in the 30th Annual Kapalua Food & Wine Festival on Maui this year June 9-12. You can learn more about the event at their web site.
April 2011
Spring Open House
Our Annual April Open House and Zin futures release will be held both the first and second weekends of April. Be sure and register for our newsletter to find out more about it!
March 2011
Spring Mailer
Our Spring newsletter will be out in March...though not sure exactly when yet! Check back and we'll update as soon as we know!
January 2011
Pinot Days So. Cal - Grand Tasting
We are thrilled to announce that Scherrer Pinot will be featured as part of the second year of Pinot Days 2011 in sunny southern California on January 15th. Fred will be on hand to pour the wines and so please come on by and say hello!
November 2010
November Open House
Our November open house will be held Friday the 19th through Sunday the 21nd from 10 - 5 pm. Our October newsletter will have more details! Stay tuned....
Pinot Days - Chicago
Scherrer Pinot will certainly be back in 2010 Chicago Pinot Days November 13. While we won't be able to pour ourselves this year, Damien Casten of Candid Wines has some first hand experience with Scherrer winemaking. Check out his experience with the Helfer Vineyard Chardonnay in the harvest of 2006.
October 2010
And the crush goes on....
We'll still be taking a break from any events or appointments during October as Fred dedicates himself 200% to wine making. He should surface in November just in time for the Open House.
September 2010
Harvest Begins!
At last... wow, can't believe we are late September! We'll be taking a break from any events or appointments for the remainder of September and October as Fred dedicates himself 200% to wine making these next few months. He should surface in November just in time for the Open House.
August 2010
Harvest Nears...
It's that time of year that Fred takes a break from events and starts focusing all of his attention on the winery getting ready for the upcoming harvest. Time to do that last racking and bottling to clear the floor for fermenters. Fortunately, the cool foggy summer is buying us some time. Harvest will likely start 2-3 weeks later then normal. Let's hope for late rains this year!
Sebastopol Reportatory Theater Fundraising Gala - A Comedy of Errors
On August 20, 2010, we will be participating in the annual fundraising gal for our very favorite local theater. The REP has provided Shakespeare in the park for 17 years and we've become huge fans....or more accurately our daughter has as an active member in their Young Actors Conservatory! We love what the Rep does for our community and happy to be supporting the event.

The event will include a picnic-style dinner, an assortment of wines (including Scherrer!), live music, a live auction and the performance of The Comedy of Errors. Don't miss your chance to enjoy an unforgettable evening while supporting our favorite local theater!

Learn more at the Rep site regarding gala presentation of A Comedy of Errors. The event begins at 5:00 pm and the show at 7 pm at Ives Park in Sebastopol. Tickets are only $40. Hope to see you there!

Sonoma County Chardonnay Seminar - Dry Creek Kitchen, Healdsburg CA
The Dry Creek Kitchen has created a series of interactive seminars and wine tasting where you will be able to taste, listen to winemakers speak about various topics of interest. The goal of the seminars is to be educational, fun and approachable to the novice wine lover but also engaging to the more advanced wine taster.

On August 14, Fred will be joining the Sonoma Chardonnay seminar along with Dave Ramey of Ramey Wines and James Hall of Patz & Hall.

The seminar package includes admission to the tasting plus a 3-course prix fixe dinner at Dry Creek Kitchen. *Seminar wines may be purchased for dinner at retail price.

$65 per person and seating is limited to keep the experience more intimate.

Reservations: 707.431.0330

August Open House
Our Annual August Open House and Zin futures barrel tasting will be held the first weekend of August 6-8. Be sure and register for our newsletter to find out more about it!
July 2010
Summer Mailing
The summer mailing will be out in mid July. We'll be sending out both an email link and hard copy as we begin a transition away from the paper newsletter.
June 2010
Kapalua Food and Wine Festival 2010
We are pleased to say that we've been invited to attend the 28th Annual Kapalua Food & Wine Festival on Maui this year June 24-27. Fred will be on two seminar panels this year, "Heal the World with Pinot Noir" and "Zins and Cheese". Our wines will be featured at the Grand Tasting and the well known Seafood Festival on Sunday evening. You can learn more about the event at their web site.
Winemaker Dinner - d.k. Steak House, Honolulu
Fred will be Honolulu for a few days before the Kapalua Food & Wine Festival and is very excited about doing several warm up dinners!

The first will be at d.k Steak House on Tuesday June 22. They will be offering a separate winemaker dinner menu that evening in addition to their regular ala carte menu from 5:30 - 10:00 pm. The menu will feature 3 different courses by 3 different chefs! Each course will be paired with Scherrer wines. Fred will be on hand that evening to individually visit with each participating table. We've done this format before and it really allows for a more personal experience to accompany your meal. What fun!

May 2010
Outstanding in the Field: County Line Farm Dinner - Petaluma CA
We were recently contacted by Outstanding in the Field to join one of their roving culinary adventures at farmer David Retsky's County Line farm. As if the location alone (this is literally in our backyard on the Sonoma/Marin County line) or learning that Bell Weather Farms Cheese and Liberty Duck would be featured wouldn't be enough... we then saw Chef Mellisa Perello's menu and we knew that Scherrer Wines would be the perfect compliment.

Sunday May 16, 2010, 4 pm County Line Harvest , Petaluma, CA

HOST FARMER: David Retsky, County Line Harvest
GUEST CHEFS: Melissa Perello (Frances)& Sharon Ardiana (Gialina), San Francisco

Wine & Chocolate Fund Raiser: Sher-Bliss Wine & Chocolate OH
Fred will spend an evening at Sher-Bliss Chocolate & Wine shop as part of an event benefiting Nationwide Children’s Hospital’s Circle of Friends

May 13th, 2010 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm call 614-428-9463 for details.

Location: Sher-Bliss
Corner of Morse & Cherry Bottom
Gahanna, OH 43230 Description
Wine Maker Dinner - NAHA Restaurant, Chicago
The idea for this dinner began to take shape during Fred's annual winter trip to Chicago...but wouldn't it be nicer in the spring??

We are pleased to announce that NAHA, in conjunction with Flickinger Wines, will be hosting and an intimate dinner with Fred featuring Chef Carrie Nahabedian's best and freshest foods from local farms.

Thursday May, 6th 2010 6:30 PM Reception. 7:00 PM Seated dinner. $120 per person, all in.

Reserve your place by calling: 847.881.2620 or via email: orders@flickingerwines.com

April 2010
Wine Maker Dinner - Restaurant Taste, Plymouth CA
Restaurant Taste is a true gem of the California Gold Country. The food and service have been recognized consistently since they opened the doors only a few years ago. On April 25 they will be offering an exclusive, limited seating dinner with Fred. You'll enjoy a five-course meal with eight wines and great conversation with the man behind the label. Be sure and make your reservation with Restaurant Taste as these events sell out quickly! Hope we see you there!
March 2010
Wine Maker Dinner - Terrapin Creek Cafe
Terrapin Creek is a yummy, neighborhood spot in Bodega Bay featuring great local and international cuisine. We're very excited to featured on Thursday, March 18, and looking forward to great food! Be sure and make your reservation with the Terrapin Creek Cafe!
Wine Maker Dinner - The Farmhouse Inn
The Farmhouse is one of our very favorite restaurants in the Russian River Valley and we're excited to be invited by Master Sommelier Geoff Kruth to be part of his 2010 Winemaker Dinner Series at the Farmhouse Inn on March 4th. Chef Steve Litke will prepare a four‐course menu showcasing the wines. Be sure and make your reservation with the Farmhouse Inn as these events sell out quickly! Hope we see you there!
February 2010
Chicago 2010
Yes, it's true, Fred is planning for his annual week long winter trip to the Windy City for Feb 8 - 12.

I don't have all the details yet, but do know that on Wednesday Feb 10, there will be a special tasting at the Bottle Shop in Wilmette with Fred.

Check back for updates!

above: Inspecting Syrah clusters at the Calypso Vineyard during harvest 2007.
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