The Big Burn…Pork, Pedal and Pour


Date: Sunday, August 3rd
Morning Event: 9am – Breakfast and Bike Ride at Clif Family Winery at Velo Vino
Afternoon Event: 3pm – Heritage Fire by Cochon 555 Event at Charles Krug Winery
Where: Velo Vino - The Clif Family Tasting Room & Charles Krug Winery


Pork, Pedal and Pour with Clif Family, Heritage Fire by Cochon 555 and Special Guests including Award Winning Chef Matthew Accarrino


On Sunday, August 3rd, Clif Family is partnering up with Heritage Fire by Cochon 555 and  guest Chef Matthew Accarrino of SPQR in San Francisco for a day of culinary delights, Napa Valley wine and world-class cycling. 


Start your day with a power breakfast prepared by Clif Family Executive Chef, John McConnell.  Then jump on your bike for a ride with avid cyclist and award-winning chef, Matthew Accarrino.  After a 40-mile ride through the winding hillsides of Napa Valley, enjoy Clif Family Wines and bites on the patio at Velo Vino before heading to Heritage Fire by Cochon 555 for a true culinary fete.   


Click here for the ride route


Event Pricing:

  • Package 1:  General Admission Ticket to Heritage Fire by Cochon 555 + The Big Burn = $150 per person ($205 value)
  • Package 2:  VIP Ticket to Heritage Fire by Cochon 555 + 3 bottles of pre-release 2011 Clif Family Howell Mountain Estate Cabernet  + The Big Burn = $425 per person ($525 value)
  • Tickets for ride only are $100 per person


Only 40 spots available!  Buy your tickets today!

Purchase tickets here, email us or call Meg Barkley at 707-968-0625.


Matthew Accarrino was just awarded Food & Wine Magazine’s 2014 Best New Chef Award.  This is an opportunity you don’t want to miss!


10% of the proceeds for ticket sales go to the Napa Valley Vine Trail.  




Clif Family Farm Fest


Date: Saturday, September 27th
Time: 4pm - 9pm
Where: The Clif Family Farm in Pope Valley
Ticket Price: $50 Wine Club & CSA Members (up to 2 tickets); $75 general public; $20 ages 12- 20;  (Free for children Under 12)


Celebrate Harvest at our 6th Annual Clif Family Farm Fest


Join us as we celebrate the harvest with wine tasting, food from the farm, local food artisans, farm tours, live music, kid's activities and more!


This event is family-friendly hosting a multitude of activities for all ages. For more information and/or tickets email Meg Barkley or call 707-968-0625.


  • Wine Tastings
  • Farm Tours
  • Food & Wine Pairings
  • Local Food Artisans
  • Live Music
  • Edible Delights


There will be no parking available at The Clif Family Farm. A shuttle bus will be provided from the PUC College Market in Angwin CA.


Shuttle Schedule:
The first shuttles will depart at 3:30 from the parking area behind the PUC College Market, 15 Angwin Plaza, Angwin CA 94508.  It will run continuously, leaving about every 15-20 minutes. (Trip to the farm is about a ten minute ride.) Shuttles will be available at any time during the evening to return people from the farm to the parking area. The last shuttles will depart as soon as the event ends at 9:00 pm.


Purchase Tickets


A portion of the proceeds will support our partner:






Eagle Cycling Club- Monthly Group Rides



Eagle Cycling, the Napa Valley cycling social club, will lead rides from Velo Vino twice a month between March and October.


Grab your bicycle and meet up with some local riders… no membership necessary, just bring yourself, your friends and your wheels.


Ride dates as follows:  March 30th, April 5th & 13th, May 10th & 18th, June 7th & 22nd, July 12th & 27th,  August 9th & 24th,  September 6th & 21st, October 4th & 19th. 


Note: rides will be Cancelled if it rains and will resume on the next scheduled date.


For further information on the rides and for bike rentals:


For further information contact Meg Barkley



Yappy Hour at Velo Vino



Dates: April 23rd, May 28th, July 9th & August 20th
Time: 4 - 6pm
Where: Velo Vino at 709 Main Street, St. Helena


Join  Dr. Gold of St. Helena Veterinary Hospital and the pooch crew on the patio at Velo Vino for some social time.

Cheese Plates, Wines by the Glass and Bottle will be available for purchase.
A few rules of etiquette: Your dog must be well-behaved, your dog must be under your control at all times, your dog must be on leash (6 ft or shorter),



The 3rd Annual Club Peloton Ride


Date: September 28th, 2014
Event Schedule: Breakfast at 8:30AM - Saddle up at 9:30AM - Lunch served at 1:00PM
Where: The Clif Family Farm - 1545 Ink Grade Rd, Pope Valley CA 94567
Ticket Price: Complimentary for Club Peloton Members (up to 2 people) and $40 for each additional guest.


As a Club Peloton member, the most exciting perk of the year is upon us. You and a guest are invited to join Gary and Kit for the 3rd Annual Club Peloton Bike Ride at the Clif Family Farm. Join us for coffee and a light breakfast prepared by Chef John McConnell before heading out for a 45 mile ride. After the ride, relax with a glass of wine and lunch provided by the Clif Family Bruschetteria Food Truck.


Ride Details: The ride will consist of a 45 mile route. Exact route details will be emailed on Friday, September 12th


RSVP by September 2nd - Click Here to RSVP for the Club Peloton Ride