Nestled in the middle of the Napa Valley, the famed Rutherford appellation is best known for Cabernet Sauvignon grown from rich volcanic deposits and healthy soil. This weekend, several wineries from this premiere region are opening their doors for the inaugural Rutherford Wine Experience. There are several tour options to choose from, and this in-depth look at the region includes acclaimed grape growers offering up tastings, seminars and special lunch and dinner events throughout the weekend. The experience takes place Friday–Sunday, May 1–3, at various locations in the Rutherford Region, Napa Valley. $60 and up. 707.987.9821.