NAPA, CA - OCTOBER 1: Merlot grapes sit in bunches after being freshly picked during a night harvest for Artesa Winery October 1, 2007 in Napa, California. Wineries in the Napa Valley are in the midst of harvesting their 2007 crop, a year that many are predicting will be a stellar vintage. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
GET DIRTY: The Menghini Winery near Julian opens its doors Saturday, Sept. 4, for hundreds of people to come in and stomp their hearts out. Tons of grapes will be blessed and then poured into two barrels – one for adults and one for children.
CLEAN FUN: If you want to stay out of the barrels, you can enjoy Italian music by Roman Holiday, dancing, Bocci Ball competitions, wine tasting, a Jumbo Jump for the kids and a variety of food and crafts for sale.
FESTA FEES: Cost is $10 adults 21 and over (includes a commemorative wine glass), $5 ages 20 to 6, 5 and under free. Festa runs 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.