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Wine Immersion Courses: Ma(i)sonry, Yountville
This year-and-a-half-old design gallery and tasting room—housed in a handsomely restored early-20th-century stone building—organizes exclusive dinners for up to 20 people in its courtyard. The “Ma(i)sonry Supperclub,” which debuts this summer, will feature small courses by chef Taylor Mason that focus on seasonal foods from nearby farms, paired with wines from Ma(i)sonry vintner partners such as Lail Vineyards and Tor Kenward Family Wines, and from Ma(i)sonry owner Michael Polenske’s Blackbird Vineyards. $225 per person. At 6711 Washington St.; 707-944-0889; maisonry.com.