We were just approved by the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to taste and drink wine outside of our tasting room. That means we are back, baby! Normal hours, rotating wine list, bistro menu, super-fun times, but with Covid-19 limitations. Let’s walk through how it’s going to work:
Space is extremely limited. We have 6 tables wrapped around the outside of our tasting room 6 feet apart, 2 people per table maximum. RESERVATIONS are recommended, but not required. So, for walk-ins, if we have room we’ll fit you in. Our bistro menu is also be available to pair with your favorite Holgate Hill wines, but food is not required (reservations help us figure out how much food to prep for the weekend). Face masks are required by state law until you are seated at your tasting table. While seated, having a good time is mandatory, otherwise Rob will tell you a horrible dad joke.
Speaking of dad jokes, our brand-new baby girl, Reagan, is due the week of August 24th! Cassidy is not only great at baking walnut tarts, and everything else, but also amazing at baking our cute little “bun in the oven.” We apologize in advanced if there are disruptions in our business hours in a few weeks.
I’m so glad we have a food license! Starting this Saturday, May 23rd, we will be offering Dine & Wine service! Since we have our food license, we squeeze into the early parts of Stage 2 reopening alongside restaurants. So, if you would like to enjoy wine in our tasting room (bottle, glass, or flight), you can, but it must be accompanied with food in sit-down dining service fashion. We have prepped our space to ensure physical distancing in accordance with the State, County and CDC guidelines, but that also means Dine & Wine space is ultra limited! If Dine & Wine interests you, we highly recommend you make an online reservation through our website RIGHT NOW!
MAKE A DINE & WINE RESERVATION NOW!
How it works: You must purchase food and dine-in to enjoy wine at our tasting room. We have developed a short, but delicious, menu to choose from (see choices here). Your Dine & Wine automatically includes one charcuterie board (feeds 2 to 4 people) and we are offering a WINE FLIGHT of 5 wines per adult, some of which are brand new to the public, one Flight per adult up to 5 adults per Dine & Wine! Our Wine Flight is similar to a wine-tasting, but different because we will come to you with the pours! 4 tables are available for 1 hour Dine & Wine reservations every hour on the hour, but if space is available, walk-ins are welcome. Complimentary squirt of hand sanitizer to all guests! Wine Club Members: be sure to login to your account and use the code “dine15” to receive 15% off your Dine & Wine Reservation!
Onsite purchases and curbside pickups are still available! However, we can only serve wine to dine-in patrons at the moment.
We are working through this “new normal” as many of you are. However, we are super excited to see all of you and share our passion of wine with you again. If you have any questions about ANY of this, please don’t hesitate to ask!
In light of recent news and the advisory from Governor Newsom regarding the COVID-19 coronavirus, Holgate Hill is temporarily suspending wine tastings to the general public. We will resume tastings as soon as hygienically possible!
Our online wine shop, however, is OPEN FOR BUSINESS! We know in these uncertain times most of us will need a little extra delicious wine in our lives, so we’ve made a few awesome deals so you can stock up:
Regular Customers: get 15% off wine using the code stockup15 at checkout! Wine Club Members: login to your account online and you will receive 30% off all wine purchases for the duration of this quarantine! You can also email firstname.lastname@example.org or call in a wine order (209) 259-4449 if you prefer.
Holgate Hill will be available for scheduled wine order pickups Saturdays and Sundays from Noon until 3pm. So, if you’re a Wine Club Member that wishes to pick up your latest release, or you are a customer that ordered online and doesn’t want to ship, just let us know and we will arrange to meet at the tasting room (there’s a drop down “pick-up” option in our web store).
Thank you for your continued support in these trying times. We really hope you, your family and our friends all stay healthy while we all huddle down and ride this storm. We will get through this thing together – 6 feet apart.
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