Dominic Foppoli opens new tasting room in Windsor Town Green
Dominic Foppoli is opening a new tasting room and wine lounge on the Windsor Town Green, located next to the Old Redwood Brewing Company at 9000 Windsor Road, which Foppoli co-owns with three friends. It will serve wines from the Fritz and Dom Whitney wineries, both located in the Dry Creek Valley.
The tasting room’s grand opening will be Thursday, Nov. 8, from 5 to 9 pm.
“I have had a plan for over a year now to open up both a brewery and a wine facility/tasting room in Windsor,” Foppoli said by email. “With the economy slumping and a high level of vacancies around the green last year, I felt it was an opportunity for me to try and help my town by bringing in tourism dollars and also provide another place for the locals in Windsor to come and enjoy some locally produced premium wines and beers.
“When Cokas Diko closed, I saw it as an ideal spot for a brewery and winery. The unique thing about both places is that we are actually producing both the beer and the wine in the building. This will give an opportunity for locals and tourists to see and sometimes join in the process of making these amazing libations.”
The facility will operate as a formal tasting room during the day and turn into a tasting lounge at night, with live music and outdoor seating.