Your dog’s got the right idea. Summer’s for stretching out in the grass and letting the sun shine on your belly. Make the most of these last glorious weeks of the season. Take a trip to the Wine County. With so many dog-friendly events on tap, it’s no wonder the wineries call these the Dog Days of Summer.

August 9th and 10th – Dog Days of Summer at Mutt Lynch Winery

For the love of dogs, the folks at Mutt Lynch Winery welcome man’s best friend to their 4th Annual Dog Days of Summer. With a portion of the proceeds to benefit the Healdsburg Animal Shelter, this weekend’s lineup is a paradise for dogs and fun for people too. Enjoy free tastings, special offers, doggy art and tasty food, it’s a pup-pleasing event worthy of its name.

Saturday & Sunday, August 9 and 10, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Mutt Lynch Winery, 1960 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg, CA

August 10 – Dog Days at Trentadue Winery

Soak up the Sonoma sun with your dog. Play fetch on the expansive lawn. Dive into delicious foods. Trentadue Winery welcomes you. And to help support local shelter dogs, the winery plans games, offers training tips from professional trainers and other cool dog stuff to keep the canine crowd coming. Join the good times for just $5 for adults and $5 for your dog.  Human kids get in free!

Saturday, August 10, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Trentadue Winery, 19171 Geyserville Avenue, Geyserville, CA
707/433.3104, x106

August 30th – Dog Days of Summer at Dry Creek Vineyards

Tail waggin’ fun for your whole family – that’s what Dog Days of Summer are all about at Dry Creek Vineyards. Pack your picnic and stake out your spot on the lawn for an afternoon of live music by the Steve Pile Band. And don’t forget to save room for the BBQ’d Jersey Johnny’s hot dogs and award-winning wines too. Fees are $20 and $10 for club members.

Saturday, August 30, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Dry Creek Vineyards, 3770 Lambert Bridge Road, Healdsburg, CA.
800/864.9463 x121

Thank you to Burma, Marc and Rebbecca for the photo.