5/8/12 Ticket sales have ended. Please watch for our next event on June 13 at the Inverness.
NOTE: THIS IS A WINE TASTING SOCIAL MIXER FOR YOUNG PROFESSIONALS. THIS EVENT IS NOT A BUSINESS NETWORKING EVENT. THANKS!
What: Gotta Crush Wine Party For Young Professionals with Don Sebastiani and Son's Highly Rated Wines with Special Guest Regional Manager Ryan Waltz
Where: The Patio at Second Home at the JW Marriott (Cherry Creek North) 150 Clayton Lane Denver, CO 80206 Parking is free in the lot by the mall. There is a free valet with a validation at the restaurant Please make sure to bring a few dollars to tip your valet.
If it rains we will be inside.
When: Tuesday May 8, 2012 at 6:00 PM Please be prompt as we will be serving each wine and appetizer paired
Crowd: Mostly Young Professionals mid/late 20's through 40's (Gen X/Y)
Winery Link: http://www.donandsons.com/
Learn about making wine and the crush: http://www.donandsons.com/films/film-crush.php
Don Sebastiani and Son's,is now going on five, generations, their family has been living and making wine in the Sonoma and Napa valleys. With respect to our homegrown roots, we have a vested interest in the sustainability of our environment for future generations of our family and the community.
Cost: $ 28.99 includes tax and tip (Wine Party Only)
Dress: Business/Dressy Casual to Business/Dress to Impress
Wines and Food pairing:
Farmer’s Market Sauvignon Blanc 2010, Marlborough, New Zealand. A refreshing and delicious white with lemon grass and citric aromas, a medium weight and flavors of ripe tangy fruit. (reception wine-no pairing)
Aquinas Chardonnay Napa Valley 2010 with Smoked Trout Salad
This golden, straw-colored wine has aromas of butterscotch, custard and vanilla. The palate is ripe with baked apple and caramel. The texture is very round and silky with a tropical fruit core including pineapple, guava and mango. The finish is supple with lemon zest, honey butter, Tahitian vanilla, and a hint of almond.
Crusher Petite Syrah 2010 Clarksburg/Bay Area with Braised Short Rib with Potato Cake Aromas of wild strawberry, boysenberry, dates and a touch of black truffle leap from the glass. It is incredibly fragrant and bright, a stark contrast to harder-edged, heavier Petite Sirahs. Double Gold at California State Fair
Crusher Rose of Pinot Noir 2010 Clarksburg/Bay Area with Seasonal Fruit Panna Cotta Rose petal pink in the glass, our 2010 Rosé has an expressive tropical and floral aroma backed by sweet strawberry and plum notes. The flavors are bright on the palate, with honeydew melon and wild strawberry. A splash of Viognier lends some body to the mid-palate and provides a nice contrast with the zesty, refreshing citrus nuances.
Project Paso Red Blend 2010 Paso Robles with Haystack Mountain Chevre Arancine A wide variety of secondary aromas come from the different grapes in this blend: hints of spice and bramble from Merlot and Zinfandel, and light floral notes from the Grenache, Syrah, and Tempranillo. 22% Grenache, 17% Petite Sirah, 16% Syrah, 15% Merlot, 9% Zinfandel, 8% Tempranillo, 7% Malbec, 4% Barbera, 2% Touriga Nacional Vinopedia rating 92 "Steal under $15" at Sunset Magazine's Savor the Central Coast.
B-Side Cabernet 2009 Sourced from Rutherford and Stags Leap, with Colorado Lamb Ragu this wine has an intensity of fruit flavor on the palate, beginning with black currant and dark plum and evolving into dark chocolate and cappuccino. Dried dark fruit and smoky oak nuances come through on the mid-palate, revealing additional layers of depth. The finish is rich with big, mouth-filling tannins and a firm core of high quality French oak. Three vineyards make up this small, distinctive vintage: the Cabernet Sauvignon comes from two separate vineyards in Rutherford and the Stags Leap District, while the remaining 10% of this wine comes from a Malbec vineyard in Rutherford WE 92 Points
Please Note: NO TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT THE DOOR/NO WALK UPS!....sorry but we will have to turn away anyone who doesn't have an advance ticket as wine and food has been allotted based on the ticketed attendees and we do not handle money at the door for wine and food pairing events We expect 80-90 attendees with a wine maker flying in and it's difficult to check folks in and handle money. Our events sell out quick! Please see the Denver Wine Meetup for refund information
About our group: http://www.meetup.com/denverwine/about/
P.S. We need to have a statement about our group for a couple of items as I have had a few complaints and observations. We have a mailing list in the thousands with folks finding our event in various places.
When & Where
Uncorked Denver, Denver Wine Meetup
Uncorked Denver hosts wine and culture “socials” for young professionals in Denver. Uncorked Dever events are for the individual who is looking to socialize over wine and make new friends in the process. Uncorked Denver events will focus on a handful of wines by region, varietals or a seasonal theme paired with food.