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Obscurity to Excellence:Story of Grapes Wine in The Russian River Valley

Joe Nugent and David Haydon

Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 6:00 PM (PDT)

Obscurity to Excellence:Story of Grapes Wine in The...

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From Obscurity to Excellence:  The Story of Grapes & Wine in The Russian River Valley is more than a documentary. This inspiring, historical film is a dramatic and true account of how the area around the Russian River changed from a sleepy foggy resort to the primary source of the best Pinot Noir and Chardonnay wines in the world  In this film, you will meet the growers, the winemakers and their families as they tell you of the struggles and victories that produced this wine revolution.

A Wine and Food Event!

IL DAVIDE RESTAURANT, 901 A Street, San Rafael, CA

September 14, 2013  Wine and Food Pairing at 6:00 P.M.  

Film begins at 7:00 P.M.



"When you know our history, you will taste it in our wines"

 Lots of Public Parking Across the Street and Next Door         





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under 16 years of age must be accompanied by adult with photo ID.d  Adults may be asked for photo ID at wine reception


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Refunds must be requested prior to April 13, 2013.  Refunds will be processed by Eventbrite & Paypal.  


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yes, but must have photo ID


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A Wine and Food Event at Il Davide Restaurant (Lots of Nearby Parking)
901 A Street
San Rafael, CA 94901

Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 6:00 PM (PDT)

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Joe Nugent and David Haydon

Joe Nugent is a retired grape grower in the Russian River Valley.  Nugent Vineyard sold Pinot Noir grapes to Robert Stemmler Winery, The Donum Estate Winery, and Thumbprint Wine Cellars, Inc. from 2001 until 2012; All of the wines were 100% Nugent Vineyard grapes & many were rated at 90 pts or more by Wine Spectator.

Il Davide has been voted "Best Italian Restaurant in Marin" by Pacific Sun readers and a Marin favorite over 16 years!  Chef David Haydon has created an ambitious menu selection that includes house made pastas, salads, natural meats, sustainable fish and small plates with a contemporary and classic style. We have always supported local farmers and producers. The atmosphere is casual and the nearby parking across the street and next door makes for a  great meeting place for family and friends. See you there!

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