SPECIAL EVENTS 2017


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Saturday, July 1st~ 1:00-5:00 PM ~ All-American Pie Contest & Picnic at Bedford Tasting Room & Courtyard, Los Alamos

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Hurray for the red, white and blueberry! Come celebrate Independence Day in Los Alamos with some old fashioned fun. The event starts with an wonderful, summertime picnic that includes a glass of wine from one of our new releases. Then there will homemade pie – lots of pie!

This is our third pie contest. The last two contests had over 30 entries each- apple, blueberry, pear, cherry, peach, and inventive combinations. There was also buttermilk, banana cream, lemon meringue, chocolate pecan – even a tamale pie. All pies are welcome from sweet to savory! Experienced judges will award prizes in different categories. Guests will also judge and are responsible for the People’s Choice Award.

Pies will be judged by flavor, texture, crust, presentation, intent (classic or new twists). Please call (805-344-2107) or email (tastingroom@bedfordwinery.com) to register your pie type in advance so we can organize the judging better. Categories are dependent upon the pies entered. There are no limits. You can enter as many pies as you want.

Pie judging begins at 3:00 PM

All those who bring a pie get free entrance, and kids under 12 are free too. Tickets are $20, $15 for wine club members.

Saturday, February 4th ~ 2:00-5:00 PM ~ Mushroom Gone Wild! Mushroom Festival at Bedford Tasting Room & Courtyard, Los Alamos

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For those with a penchant for edible fungus, it is a culinary event not to be missed. The afternoon event unites mushroom and wine lovers alike to revel in the gustation of mushroom-centric dishes and Bedford wine.

Each year “local” and cultivated mushrooms are featured along with those brought in from Oregon. Dried and fresh, there is a multitude of varieties including Chanterelles, Hedgehogs, Shitake, Porcini, Oyster, Maitake, Candy Cap, Huitacoche, and Black Trumpet. Small plates from recipes around the world continually arrive throughout the event. The fare ranges from simply grilled buttons and complex layered patés, to wood-fired flatbreads prepared by the Bedford Culinary Kitchen headed by winemaker Stephan Bedford.

Bedford’s extensive collection of mushroom related books and field guides will also available to those interested in expanding their fungus knowledge.

The fungus festivities begin at 2:00 pm at the Bedford Winery Tasting Room and Courtyard located at 448 Bell Street, downtown Los Alamos. The cost is $55 per person with special pricing for Bedford Wine Club Members at $45 per person. As one of their most popular events, this mushroom affair usually sells out, so advance reservations are recommended. Call 805 344-2107 or email tastingroom@bedfordwinery.com.

Tasting Room Open Daily 11 am to 5 pm ~ 448 Bell Street, Los Alamos, CA 93440 ~ PH: 805-344-2107 ~ E-mail: tastingroom@bedfordwinery.com

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