It's Supernatural: A Wine Party with The Winemaker and Water Witch, Marc Mondavi with Charles Krug and Divining Rod at Rodizio Grill
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM (MDT)
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What: A fabulous wine tasting with one of the world's top winemakers, Marc Mondavi presenting Charles Krug and Divining Rod wines
When: Tuesday March 19, 2013 6:00pm
Where: Rodizio Grill at the Ice House next to Union Station
1801 Wynkoop St. Denver , CO 80202 303-294-9277
Crowd: Mostly Young/Mid Professionals This is a wine tasting, wine education and wine social mixer. PLEASE NOTE: our wine tasting event is NOT a business networking event. Please leave your business pitch and cards at home.
Dress: Dressy Casual/Dress to Impress
Wines: Wines are from 2 wineries the Charles Krug Winery and Divining Rod
The Divining Rod Chardonnay 2010 Alexander Valley in Sonoma County -with Grilled Swai 91 points, The Tasting Panel Magazine
Charles Krug Sauvignon Blanc 2011 - with Caprese Skewer
Charles Krug Pinot Noir 2011 - with Spiced Orange Glazed Turkey Breast Cubes (Peito de Peru com Laranja)
Charles Krug Napa Valley Merlot 2009 -with Cheese Sirloin (Picanha com Queijo) Thumbs Up Wine Review on You Tube
The Divining Rod Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 Alexander Valley in Sonoma County - with Brazilian Pork Sausage (Linguica Brasileira de Porco)
5280 Restaurant Week Dinner after the event: Rodizio has been kind to offer the 5280 Restaurant week deal for our group and is holding tables for those of you who would like to stay for dinner and offering their 5280 Restaurant Week menu and price of $26.40 per person to our members. Full service with all the meats they bring around to the table and the big salad bar. We will have a few large tables held for our group or if you are a couple that wants to be alone or have your own group, Sonomaz will be happy to set up a table for you. You may also order off the menu.
The Water Witch: Marc Mondavi grew up in the Napa Valley learning about vineyards and winemaking. Being born into America's foremost family associated with exceptional quality wines led some to assume they knew the path Marc would take in life. But no one predicted that he'd possess an unexpected, mysterious talent -- the ability to locate underground water using divining rods.
In life, it's not often that one jumps at the opportunity to accept a drink from a witch, but Marc isn't your typical witch! He's what's referred to as a water witch - and trust us, there is a big difference. When Marc was a teenager, he discovered he had the ability to use divining rods to channel energy and locate underground sources of water. He not only knows when there is water beneath the ground, he also knows how deep it is and how much water is flowing. But this skill didn't just happen overnight.
Marc has been water witching (also called "dowsing" or "divining") for over 40 years now. It all started when his high school girlfriend's father, who also enjoyed dowsing, thought it would be fun to test Marc. Marc showed an immediate affinity for the craft. What started out as a curiosity evolved into an art that he has shared with family and friends in order to help them locate strategic water sources to establish and irrigate their vineyards.
This truly amazing and proven gift earned him the endearing title of "Water Witch" and ultimately gave him an advantage as he sought to plant great vineyards throughout California. Combined with the experience he gained in the vineyard and in the wine cellar, Marc created The Divining Rod wines to honor the instrument of this often misunderstood art.
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