Buffalo WhiteCelebrate Spring this weekend at Somerset Ridge. Their wine cellar is fully stocked (Chardonnay is back!) and they have great live music in the vineyard Saturday and Sunday.

Spanish/Flamenco guitarist Jarrod Stephenson returns this Saturday to entertain you on the veranda. The talented Jayson Kayne, a newcomer at the winery, will be singing and playing for us on Sunday.

Its a great time to stroll through the vineyard to see the young green shoots emerging from the vines.

Tasting Room is open Wed.-Sat. 11 to 5 & Sunday 12 to 5.


Upcoming Events…

April 29 — Wine & Tapas event this Friday at Hereford House in Independence! For $30 per person, you’ll enjoy a Night of Local Fare, including tastings from both Somerset Ridge and Amigoni Urban Winery. The chefs at Hereford House have designed a special menu of Spanish, Asian and American tapas for you to enjoy. This will be a great evening to kick off the warm weather season. 7-10pm.

May 5 — From 5-9pm celebrate Cinco de Mayo at ARTichokes in Mission Farms! Come by for a glass of wine and the opportunity to see the works of 27 of Kansas City’s most talented artists before stepping down the sidewalk to enjoy one of Mission Farms many local restaurants. ARTichokes is located in Mission Farms at 10557 Mission Road.

May 7-8 Miami County Farm Tour Weekend — Come enjoy a day in the country and taste the freshness! A free, self-guided tour, you can visit as many tour stops as you like while traveling in the comfort of your own car. You and your family will love the emus, alpacas, free range chickens, goats, blackberries, pecans, Herefords and of course, wine! Check the Miami County Farm Tour site for complete tour info! Great live music will be on the veranda both afternoons!

May 14-15 Weekend — You won’t want to miss Saturday, May 14 because Laura Lisbeth will be singing and playing! But it’s actually a very tough call because Jordan and Michael will be playing their dueling guitars on Sunday. Hmmm…what is a wine drinker to do with so many choices?!

June 11 Art in the Vines! — More info soon but this is their annual event designed for maximum fun and enjoyment. 25 of the region’s top painters will display their works among the vines. You’ll be able to enjoy a bottle of wine, take a walk through the vineyard, all while enjoying the beautiful art from the Kansas City area’s most talented artists.


Don’t forget to ask for Somerset Ridge wine when you dine at
Bonefish Grill,
Blanc Burgers (Leawood & the Plaza), Bluebird Bistro, Take Five Coffee + Bar, Hereford House (Independence), McCormick & Schmick’s, Jasper’s Ristorante, Melange Apron in Baldwin City or The Tavern in Louisburg!

For more information visit Somerset Ridge’s website.

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In Good Taste,