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The Panel

 LOUNGE INFO & MONTHLY EVENTS

WINE BAR / LOUNGE (21 & Up ONLY)

Whether you are local to Sonoma, or visiting from afar, we invite you to stop by The Panel, to taste our diverse wines by the glass.  We offer unique reds, whites, rosés, sparklings, and Champagnes daily. 

Our lounge was created for comfort - made to feel as if you are relaxing in a friend's living room. It is a space where we encourage wine lovers of all expertise to come together to experience new & unique wines from around the world. We will try to accomodate whatever small-bite flavor notes you seek, beautifully paired with our wines - by the glass or by the bottle!

TAP ROOM/ ESPRESSO BAR  / SMALL BITES        

Like wine, but LOVE unique beer or crave quality espresso?  We also offer distinctive craft brews on tap and San Francisco's Wrecking Ball Coffee Roasters espresso, as well as unique and unexpected "small bites" (and "sweet bites") to accompany your libation of choice.  Come try a Nitro Stout Beer Float with local-made ice cream or a local non-alcoholic organic kombucha!  (Give us a call to find out what's on tap today: 707-938-7152)  FREE WiFi, too.

WINE / CHAMPAGNE SHOP  

The Panel's highly-curated retail wine & champagne shop features distinctive local wine, as well as wine from all over the globe with an abundance of approachable, limited production wines (as well as grower Champagnes) from France, Italy, and notable wine growing regions from Argentina to New Zealand! 

CELEBRATE ANYTHING: RESERVE Space or Host a Party

At The Panel, we love to celebrate YOU!  Assemble your group of eight (8) or more on our porch or in our main lounge areas: Just call ahead and let us know the size of your party and when you're coming over. We will reserve your space, chill your wines of choice, and make your afternoon or evening a special one!  (PLEASE NOTE:  Weekend reservations are only accepted until 5 pm and are based on availability, tasting events, etc.).

EVENT SPACE

We also have private EVENT space available (12-16 guests) in our tasting room (drink minimums apply) and up to 60 guests seated & 100+ guests mix-n-mingle in our fun main Lounge & on our porch. Additionally, we specialize in facilitated blind-tasting events, so if you want something memorable for your next birthday, client appreciation, employee recognition or any celebration you can think of - let us help you plan a customized blind tasting for you and up to 15 guests!

Wedding season is upon us, so get your Wedding Weekend Welcome Reception reservations in now!  In addition to fabulous wedding weekend welcome parties, we are also THE PERFECT PLACE for wine release parties for winemakers without a tasting room to (yet!) call their own.  Call for details! 

​CHEERS!

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The Panel:

535 West Napa Street
Sonoma, CA  95476
T | (707) 938-7152


  HOURS OF OPERATION 

Tue - Fri:    3 pm to 9 pm

Sat:  12 pm to 9 pm

Sun/Mon by appointment 

CURRENT & UPCOMING EVENTS:


07/18:  UNDER THE RADAR WINEMAKER SERIES - BIRDHORSE WINES Tasting!

Join us on Thursday evening the 18th of July, as Birdhorse Winemakers pour some spectacular Valdiguie, Carignan, and Verdelho at The Panel from 5:30 pm to 8 pm!  A taste of all varietals and Vella cheese charcuterie board for $10 pp (tasting fee credited with any 2-bottle purchase).  Don't miss the opportunity to taste some unique and delicious varietals: Cheers!


07/20:  UNDER THE RADAR WINEMAKER SERIES - Topophilia Wine Tasting!

Join us on Saturday the 20th of July, as Sonoma's own Jess Wade of Topophilia Wine Co. pours some spectacular Pinot and Rosé at The Panel from 1 pm to 3 pm!  Get up close and personal with the winemaker as he tastes you through his lovely wines!  $10 pp - don't miss this one!  (Tasting fee credited with any 2-bottle purchase.)


08/01:  PORTUGUESE VINHO VERDE WINE TASTING WITH PETISCOS

Join us on Thursday the 1st of August, as The Panel pours some spectacular summer-sipping Vinho Verdes!  Five (5) Vinho Verde varietals will be paired with Petiscos (or Portuguese "tasty morsels") - drop-in tasting from 5:30 to 7:30 (or until the Petiscos run out!)  $20 pp (RESERVED or $25 at the door) to taste through all five with Petiscos at the door pairings - don't miss this one!  Call to reserve your tasting today.


Sat 08/17:  CRAFT BEER & CHEESE PAIRING

Don’t miss this fun pairing event, as The Panel pours some delicious mini fresh brews, paired with fabulous local and imported cheeses!  Come discover a pairing or two that might surprise you!  Drop-in pairings from noon until 9 pm.  Four beer/cheese pairings for $10 & each additional pairing just $3.


WEEKDAY HAPPY HOUR

Every WEEKDAY: Tue - Fri from 3 to 6 p.m. with a special selection of wine & bubbles ($6 - $8) and $4 draft beer pints!

We also have a nice big TV in our TASTING LOFT for your sports viewing pleasure!  Call ahead to see what's playing (or maybe YOU decide what's on)!  (707) 938-7152


SATURDAY NIGHT GAME NIGHT

Come by the Panel on Saturday Nights for our new SATURDAY NIGHT GAME NIGHT!   Don't miss a chance to cozy up at The Panel and play some FUN board games with friends and loved ones - or come by yourself and make new friends as you join others for a fun round or two of classics and NEW exciting games!  Gamer's get bottle fees waived or take 10% off by-the-glass tab!

CHEERS to FUN!!

P.S. The Panel has games available all day every day, so make your own "game time" any time.

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