Announcements: updated 08/11/2014
A Gust of Sun is looking to hire a full time cellar and vineyard manager. A degree in viticulture or oenology, or several years experience in wine-making and vineyard management is preferred. The job will entail assisting the winery owners with daily wine production and vineyard operations, making decisions regarding spraying, pruning, harvesting, & vineyard expansion, and warehouse/cellar organization & management. Occasional tasting room work with customer interactions or working outside events for the winery is a possibility, though not the major focus of this position. This is a full time, salaried position with benefits. The position calls for a minimum of 30 hours work per week,with longer hours likely during harvest season. To apply, please send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
3 yr. Anniversary Celebration
A Gust of Sun is 3 years old! To celebrate, we are having a party Saturday, August 16th, 2014 from 6 - 9ish. Tickets are $20 presale or $25 at the door while supplies last (Only 150 tickets will be sold). Minors/non-drinkers can purchase discounted tickets at the door. Your ticket includes the following:
- 1 complementary glass of wine per person
- 1 entry into prize drawing
The Solar Winds Wine Club
Our wine club is growing and is over 150 members strong! What is the Solar Winds Wine Club? If you love A Gust of Sun wines, then it is a bargain to join:
- Get a free tasting for you + 4 guests (5 people total) every month of the year
- 5% off all purchases (except artwork/craft items). This 5% is in addition to any other discounts or sales we may be offering.
- Invitations to exclusive Solar Winds Wine Club events, plus free or reduced admission to A Gust of Sun ticketed public events.
- Once a year, special birthday or anniversary coupons
- Ability to book the winery facilities for private functions at 1/2 the public rate.
- Special January super sales for members only
We do carry snack foods and nonalcoholic beverages for sale at the winery. Snack foods include veggy straws, pretzels, cheese & crackers. Other beverages include Poland Spring water, several varieties of Snapple, Grape juice, and soda. Customers are welcome to bring in their own food & non-alcoholic beverages.
"Tasting Plus" now available. For $5 sample 4 wines plus 4 special chocolates made to pair with that wine.
Wine & Chocolate pairings available in the "Tasting Plus":
Rieslings, Vignoles & Sax on the Peach - Milk Chocolate w/ Peach & Apricot
Chardonnay & Pinot Noir - Dark Chocolate w/ Hazelnut & Almond
Three & Sweet Westies White - Milk Chocolate w/ Pear & Grapefruit
Trismegistus & Rasp-ody in Blue - Dark Chocolate w/ Blackberry, Raspberry & Cherry
Niagaras & J's Cab Franc - Milk Chocolate w/ Madras Curry, Orange Peel, & Coconut
Dry Diamond - White Chocolate w/ Citrus Blossom, Cinnamon & Nutmeg
Sweet Diamond - White Chocolate w/ Key Lime & Coconut
Cabernet Franc - Dark Chocolate with Cranberry & Pomegranate
C's Cab Franc & Cherry Sunburst - White Chocolate with Cranberry & Pomegranate
Our upstairs lounge is open for our customers' enjoyment! It has a small serving bar with bar seating, two living room style seating areas, two barrel tables with bar stools, books & board games, a computer and projector, blue ray player, and stereo. Come check it out! The lounge will open to the public most of the time during business hours, but can be booked for private functions.
Want to book the winery for private functions? Click the "Private Events" tab at the top of the page for pricing information.