Events at Elizabeth Spencer

Tucked behind the high walls at Rutherford Cross Estate, guests are transported into a sophisticated and idyllic setting where time ceases to exist and reverie takes over, this is Rutherford’s secret garden.

Elizabeth Spencer Winemaker Sarah Vandendriessche

Winemaker Dinner with Sarah Vandendriessche

March 9, 2024 at 6:00 pm

Savor a night of enchantment inside our Kitchen Memories Collection, where exceptional cuisine intertwines with the finesse of winemaking. It's our pleasure to welcome you as a distinguished guest to a cozy soirée, showcasing the expertise of Sarah Vandendriessche, our gifted Winemaker, alongside Clare Tooley, Master of Wine.

$235 per person | $195 per person (member)

Elizabeth Spencer Wine on Barrel Outside the Rutherford Tasting Room

Spring Cleaning Sale

April 6 & 7, 2024

It’s time to clear some room in our cellar! Shop one of our most significant seasonal sales of the year at Elizabeth Spencer.

Reservations are not required to attend this sale, but please note that a reservation is required if you would like to enjoy a wine tasting after shopping.

Set Sail in France from Lyon to Arles with Jean-Charles Boisset

May 9 - 16, 2024

Join Jean-Charles Boisset on a cruise through the legendary wine regions of France’s Rhône River Valley on the luxurious AmaKristina. This seven-night river cruise takes you to historic destinations from Lyon to Arles. Beginning in Lyon, France’s culinary capital, you will savor the beauty of legendary vineyards and imbibe in local vintages like Côtes du Rhône and Beaujolais. Go in search of the highly-prized “Black Diamond” truffles, learn how to pair decadent chocolate with wine, and discover how olives transform into the Mediterranean’s prized nectar: olive oil. Trace the steps of famous artists in Arles and Carrières de Lumières. There is no better way to experience this journey than by combining the world-class wines of the Boisset Collection with the exquisite culinary events on board, creating a unique, magical and exclusive experience!

Starting at $5,241 per person (Includes the Exclusive Wine Experience)

For more information, please contact Expedia Wine Club Cruises at [email protected] or 877-651-7447 and mention the Boisset/JCB 2024 Cruise.

Dinner in the Garden

June 8, 2024


Celebrate the beauty of nature and the culinary talents of female chefs at our enchanting Garden Party hosted at Elizabeth Spencer Winery. Immerse yourself in the picturesque surroundings of our vineyard, where lush gardens provide the perfect backdrop for an exquisite gastronomic affair.

Tickets to this exciting event will be released approximately 4-6 weeks before the big day. Keep checking back regularly for the latest information. Please be aware that the event date is subject to change, so mark your calendars and stay connected for any updates.

Outdoor Event Table Setting at Elizabeth Spencer in Rutherford

Autumn Winemaker Dinner in the Garden with Sarah Vandendriessche

September 21, 2024 at 5:00 pm

Embrace the enchanting spirit of autumn as we warmly invite you to a captivating winemaker dinner featuring the remarkable Sarah Vandendriessche. Join us for an evening of seasonal splendor, where the expertise of our esteemed winemaker intertwines seamlessly with the culinary finesse of our chef.

Tickets to this exciting event will be released approximately 4-6 weeks before the big day. Keep checking back regularly for the latest information. Please be aware that the event date is subject to change, so mark your calendars and stay connected for any updates.

Elizabeth Spencer Wine on Barrel Outside the Rutherford Tasting Room

Stellar Cellar Sale

November 9 & 10, 2024

Black Friday comes early with one of our biggest sales of the year at at Elizabeth Spencer.

Reservations are not required to attend this sale, but please note that a reservation is required if you would like to enjoy a wine tasting after shopping.

Holiday Open House

December 7, 2024 at 4:00 pm

It’s the most wonderful time of the year to celebrate with delectable small bites, special wine pours, enticing holiday offers, live music, and more!

In the true spirit of giving and sharing the joy of the holidays, we are thrilled to announce that we are now collecting donations for the Toys for Tots national toy drive. Simply bring along an unwrapped, brand-new toy, and in return, you’ll receive an extra 10% discount on your purchases. It’s a heartwarming way to make the holidays brighter while enjoying the festivities.

Tickets to this exciting event will be released approximately 4-6 weeks before the big day. Keep checking back regularly for the latest information. Please be aware that the event date is subject to change, so mark your calendars and stay connected for any updates.

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