Events @ Cinder

2024  CINDER WINERY EVENTS

Please view our yearly calendar of events listed below by month.

Wine Club Members: Wine Club Happy Hour is all day, every Wednesday.

Sincerely,

The Cinder Winery Team

January - - - Wine Club Wine Sale!

Event:  Tickets Go ON SALE for our Wine Blending Seminars – SOLD OUT

Date: Saturday February 17th & Sunday February 18th

Details: Check back for more information soon but our Wine Blending Seminars are intimate and creative experiences that sell out each year!

Tickets: Email [email protected] to get on the waitlist! (Wine Club Members ONLY, 4 tickets max)

 

Event:  Meet the Artist Night:  Julie Poteet Robertson  

Date:  January 11th

Time: 4pm to 6pm

Details: Meet the new resident Cinder artist, browse art, listen to a live DJ, and nibble on small bites

Cost: Free

Event:  2 – Day Wine Sale! 

Date:  January 19th & 20th

Details: A “once a year” sale on selected wines that will blow your mind.  Don’t miss this! 

        • Enjoy 50% Off select group of wines
        • Discount ONLY Applies to full case orders (order 12 bottles of one of the wines and receive the 50% discount) Can apply to purchases of multiple cases.
        • No additional discounts taken on the wines
        • Members enjoy free Shipping & Handling on out of state case orders Only Available to Wine Club Members

 Event:  Winemaker Dinner in the Mountains! Ketchum, ID – SOLD OUT

Date:  Friday January 26th 

Time: 7pm

Details: Join Joe & Melanie at Ketchum Grill for an intimate, four course culinary experience, expertly paired with Cinder wine of course!

Cost: Email [email protected] to get on the waitlist!

 Event:  Winemaker Dinner at River Club, Boise 

Date: Tuesday, January 30th

Time: 6pm

Details: Join Wine Club Manager Nikki Harman & Assistant Winemaker Riley Gorman for a multi course dinner & guided tasting experience at River Club, Boise.

Tickets: Limited to River Club Members only. Please contact Claire ([email protected]) at River Club for more details. 

February - - - Dessert Pairings & Blending Seminars

Event:  Desserts First , 2024 Winter Wine Weekend 

Date: February 3rd & 4th

Time: 1pm – 7pm

Details: In anticipation of Valentine’s Day and Open That Bottle Night, we are offering a dessert pairing with Cinder wines! A partnership with the Idaho Wine Commission

Event:  Wine Blending Seminar & Luncheons

Date: Saturday February 17th (SOLD OUT) & Sunday February 18th

Time: 11am to 3pm.

Details:  Join a small group of fellow wine-lovers as we enjoy an experience that is both unique, educational and entertaining. Seated in our wine production area you’ll be guided through the art of wine blending by Winemaker Melanie Krause & Assistant Winemaker Riley Gorman.  This “hands on”  experience includes:

            • Overview of the Art of Blending by Melanie Krause
            • A lovely catered lunch 
            • A hands on interactive Blending Trial where YOU are the Winemaker.
            • Multiple blind tastings 
            • A bottle of your own personal blend to take home that day
          • Note: Your ticket includes 6 bottles of the final production of the winning collaborative blend or “Signature Wine”.  Once labeled, this “vintage” will include your signature on the custom label. Wine will be picked up in February, 2025, at a private “Pick Up Party” for all 2024 Blending Seminar attendees! 
    • Tickets:  $200/person. ON SALE NOW!   Open to Club Members and their guests only.  Limit 4 tickets per Membership.
March - - - Library Luncheons & Spring Release Begins

  

         Event:  Library Luncheons

Dates: March 2nd & 3rd

Time: Noon to 2pm. 

Details:  We’ll be enjoying an intimate tasting and then lunch in our Art Gallery/Mezzanine as we enjoy some older vintages from our Library Collection.  There’s always a special offering made at these Luncheons on some of our most rare vintages. Come get some wonderful insight into the beautiful impact age has on our wine! 

Attendance: 16 guests. Limit 4 tickets per membership.  (please note the event is held upstairs in our Art Gallery/Mezzanine). 

Menu:  Coming soon. 

Tickets:  $40. Sold Out!

Event: Closing of Artist Show @ Cinder

Dates: March 21st

Time: 5pm – 7pm

Details:  Come to cinder to bid farewell to our Artist, Julie Poteet Robertson, featured in the mezzanine art gallery.  She will be present to mingle and talk about her artwork. Small snacks will be provided. 

Reservations:  Free to everyone! Held in our mezzanine/art gallery space. 

Event:  Spring Release Begins! 

Dates: March 20th – April 30th

Details:  New vintages and creations from Winemaker Melanie Krause will become available to Wine Club Members.  Make a reservation and enjoy a complimentary tasting of all the newest wines, then customize your Spring Release Allocation.

Reservations:  Similar to booking a regular visit (the small reservation fee is refunded upon your arrival).  CLICK HERE FOR RESERVATIONS

April - - - Spring Release All Month & Meet the Artist Night

Event:  Spring Release Continues!

Dates: Tastings featuring the newest wines are available all month long.

Details:  New vintages and creations from Winemaker Melanie Krause will become available to Wine Club Members.  Make a reservation and enjoy a complimentary tasting of all the newest wines, then customize your order.

Reservations:  ClICK HERE FOR RESERVATIONS

Event:  Pick Up Parties

Dates: Saturday April 6th  & Sunday April 14th – Low Inventory, get your tickets now!!

Details:  Laid back affairs. You taste through the wines, chat with the Winemaker and her team and enjoy nice food pairings! 

Tickets: Buy Tickets Now. CLICK HERE

Event:  Meet the Artist Night w/ Shelley Jund

Dates: April 4th

Time: 5 – 7 pm

Details:  Light snacks will be available alongside drink specials! Enjoy $5 glass pours of both Red and White wines in the mezzanine. Feel free to mingle with the artist and explore the brand new art installations, courtesy of Shelley Jund. For more information on Shelley and her work, visit shelleyjund.com.

Cost: Free!

Event:  Spring Cleaning Merchandise Sale @ Cinder!

Dates: April 1st – April 31st or while supplies last

Details:  Enjoy 20% off EVERYTHING, with the exception of our Cinder Flasks and tumblers. Help us clear out our select Spring cleaning items!

Location: Merchandise room at Cinder Winery. (In-House only)

May - - - Cinsault Rosé Release & Mother's Day Specials

 Event:  Rosé Release Weekend & Mother’s Day Celebration

Date: May 10th, 11th & 12th

Time: 1pm – 6pm

Details: Join us in commemorating the release of our 2023 Rosé of Cinsault and celebrating Mother’s Day all weekend long! Our Sip & Skewers Soiree promises:

      • A skewer grilling station with $5 skewer options.

      • $5 Rosé glass pour specials and Rose by the bottle gift bundles.

      • Enjoy lawn games in our newly re-decorated lawn area!

Additionally, on Saturday the 11th, Cinder will be holding a yoga session hosted by Balance Yoga Idaho. Held from 12-1, gather your friends and unwind together, setting the perfect tone for the upcoming weekend celebration. Free for everyone, sign up here.

We look forward to welcoming you to our event-packed weekend. 

Cost: Attendance is free! Food & Beverage specials available for purchase.

Reservations: Walk-ins welcome, tasting reservations also available: follow this link!

 

June - - - Idaho Wine Month! & Summer Concert Series

Event: Idaho Wine Month Celebrations

Details: Savor Idaho

Event: Father’s Day Specials

Details: TBD

Event: Concert Series: Phil Roy

Date: June 22nd

Details:  Join us at Cinder to kick off our Summer Concert Series! We’re thrilled to showcase the talents of Phil Roy. Originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Phil has a rich history of singing and songwriting. Now based in Boise, Idaho, he continues to write music, cook, and raise his family.

The doors will open at 6pm, with the show commencing at 7:30pm. Enjoy small bites and wine on tap throughout the event. Buy Tickets Here.

Phil Roy – Musician and Song Writer – Phil Roy  

July - - - Winemaker Dinner Series, Summer Concert Series & Meet the Artist Night

Event:  Winemaker Dinner Series

Dates: TBA

Details: This is how we “do” summer… Winemaker’s Dinners in “the mountains”. Multiple dates and locations for small, intimate wine focused dinners in gorgeous locations.  Stay tuned, tickets go fast.

Tickets: Will be announced soon!

Event: Meet the Artist Night

Date:  First Thursday, July 18th

Time: 4pm to 6pm

Details: Meet the new resident Cinder artist, browse art, and nibble on small bites

Cost: Free

Live Music Series: David Poe

Date:  July 9th

Details: Join us at Cinder for our Summer Concert Series! We’re thrilled to showcase the talents of artist David Poe. Poe has toured the world with Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Tori Amos, The Jayhawks, and Glenn Tilbrook of Squeeze. A composer fellow of the Sundance Institute, his work features in numerous film, TV, dance and theater projects, official selections of the Sundance Film Festival, and commercials for humanitarian projects like the Malala Fund and the You Mean The World Foundation. 

Enjoy small bites, beer, and wine on tap throughout the event.

Buy Tickets Here.

David Poe

Live Music Series: Steve Fulton Project

Date:  July 31st

Details:  Join us at Cinder for our Summer Concert Series! We’re thrilled to showcase the talents of artist Steve Fulton Project. Steve Fulton is an American singer songwriter immersed in the traditions of Americana, folk, and rock genres. From this he has created his own musical recipe with a little funk and reggae occasionally sprinkled in for flavor.

Enjoy small bites, beer, and wine on tap throughout the event.

Buy Tickets Here.

About — SFM – Steve Fulton Music

August - - - Winemaker Dinner & Live Music Series Continues & Flask Fill Specials

EEvent:  Winemaker Dinner Series

Dates: TBA

Details: This is how we “do” summer… Winemaker’s Dinners in “the mountains”. Multiple dates and locations for small, intimate wine focused dinners in gorgeous locations.  Stay tuned, tickets go fast.

Tickets: Will be announced soon!

Live Music Series: Eilen Jewell

Date: Aug 20th

Details: Join us at Cinder for our Summer Concert Series! We’re thrilled to showcase the talents of artist Eilen Jewell. Over the course of nearly two decades on the road, the Idaho native has crisscrossed the US, Europe, and Australia countless times, playing an endless series of headline and festival dates in addition to sharing bills with the likes of Lucinda Williams, Loretta Lynn, Mavis Staples, Wanda Jackson, George Jones, Emmylou Harris, and The Blind Boys of Alabama. Rolling Stone lauded Jewell’s “clever writing,” while NPR declared that she has a “sweet and clear voice with a killer instinct lurking beneath the shiny surface.”

Enjoy small bites, beer, and wine on tap throughout the event.

Buy Tickets Here.

Eilen Jewell

Event: Flask Fill Specials All Month!

Details: Make sure you have your Cinder “flask” filled with great wines for your own Summer Adventures! Special discounts on flask fills to be announced!

September- - - Fall Release Begins, PickUp Parties & Crush Tours Begin!

Event: Fall Release Tastings Begin!

Dates: Tastings featured from September 4th – Oct 31st

Details:  New vintages and creations from Winemaker Melanie Krause will become available to Wine Club Members.  Make a reservation and enjoy a complimentary tasting of all the newest wines, then customize your order.

Reservations:  TBA

Event: Fall Release Pick Up Parties!

Dates: Saturday September 14th & Sunday September 22nd

Details: A fun and laid back affair, you’ll get to rub elbows with the Winemaking team while enjoying the new wines and some gorgeous food pairings! 

Tickets: TBA

Event: Crush Tours Begin!

Dates: TBA

Times: Every 30 minutes between 1pm – 5pm

Details: Small groups of 4 take a guided tour through our winery and learn about Harvest, Crush and the Winemaking process.  This is an informative 2 hour adventure open to Club Members & their guests only.  Don’t miss this opportunity to get your “learn on” and taste some grape juice as it transforms into wine! 

Reservations: TBA

October - - - Fall Release continues, Hallo-Wine, Harvest & Meet the Artist Night!

Event: Fall Release Tastings continues… 

Date: Tastings featured from September 4th – Oct 31st

Details:  New vintages and creations from Winemaker Melanie Krause will become available to Wine Club Members.  Make a reservation and enjoy a complimentary tasting of all the newest wines, then customize your order.

Reservations:  TBA

Event: Harvest Dance Party

Date: October 5th

Time: 7:30pm

Details:We host one dance party foot stomp event during October.  You’ll get a Harvest Tour of the winemaking process and then we will put you to work stomping grapes and having fun.  The experience will happen after hours at Cinder, include dinner and live music. Wines by the glass will be available for purchase. A perfect opportunity to kick back, and dance your heart our while stomping grapes!

Tickets: Coming Soon

Event: Happy Hallo-Wine 

Date: Saturday, October 26th.

Time: Party runs from 1-6pm. 

Details: Ready to dress up, have fun and sip gorgeous wines?  We’ll have a photo booth, drink specials and a costume contest with great prizes.  Candy for the little ones and even a costume category for pets.  Leashes on all dogs please…and most children after their second piece of candy. Cheers! 

Costume Contest:  Award Ceremony at 4:00 pm.  Categories include:  Man, Woman, Kid, Family, Couple and Best Pet!

Cost: Free! 

Event: Meet the Artist Night

Date: July 4th

Time: 4pm to 6pm

Details: Meet the new resident Cinder artist, browse art, listen to a live DJ, and nibble on small bites

Cost: Free

November - - - Holiday Shipping Deals, Barrel Tasting & Toy Drive Begins!

Event: Barrel Tasting Weekend!  

Date: Friday & Saturday, November 29th and 30th (1-6pm).

Details: A annual tradition open to everyone!  Bring you family and that crazy cousin of yours to our winery on Thanskgiving Weekend!  (Get them OUT of your House!). You’ll meet our Winemakers as they sample wines directly from the barrel and talk to you about winemaking insights.  There will be Holiday Sales galore!  

Tickets:  Free but asking you make a small donation!  Drop some cash in the jar for The Boys & Girl’s Club and we will donate 100% of the proceeds from both days! No reservations, everyone welcome! Walk – ins only, please reserve a time slot with our hostess upon arrival.

Specials: Plenty of great offerings, including in our merchandise area.  Enjoy the Holiday spirit! 

Free Glass of Wine:  Bring an unwrapped, age-appropriate gift and receive a ticket for a complimentary drink.  This is the first day of our Annual Boys & Girls Toy Drive!  

Event: Annual Toy Drive!  – TBA 

Date: TBA 

Details:  A annual tradition that warms the heart and the body.  Bring an unwrapped age-appropriate gift to the winery and receive a complimentary glass of wine.  (limit 1 per customer).

Event: Sip & Ship! 

Date: November 29th through December 17th. 

Details:  Come play Santa during Tasting Room hours.  You sit down at any available seat and enjoy a complimentary glass of wine while you fill out our Holiday Order Card for your Wine Loving Friends & Family! Bring your address book and take advantage of our great Shipping Deals and Holiday Packages! Everyone loves “Cinder under the Tree!” 

December - - - Holiday Deals continue & Ugly Sweater Party!

Event: Sip & Ship!  – Through December 17th 

Date: Ends December 17th.

Details:  Come play Santa during Tasting Room hours.  You sit down at any available seat and enjoy a complimentary glass of wine while you fill out our Holiday Order Card for your Wine Loving Friends & Family! Bring your address book and take advantage of our great Shipping Deals and Holiday Packages! Everyone loves “Cinder under the Tree!” 

Event: Annual Toy Drive!  – TBA 

Date: TBA 

Details:  A annual tradition that warms the heart and the body.  Bring an unwrapped age-appropriate gift to the winery and receive a complimentary glass of red wine. 

Event: Ugly Sweater Party:  

Date: TBA

Time: 1pm – 6pm 

Details:You know the drill… wear your ridiculous Holiday Outift and enjoy the wine and sights! Discount on your first glass of wine if you are wearing something special like an ugly sweater or Holiday themed outfit.

Note: Final Day of our Annual Toy Drive…bring an unwrapped, age-appropriate gift and enjoy a complimentary glass of wine! 

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