Wine & Cocktail Seminars
Saturday, September 7, 2013 from 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Pinot Noir Study: as Taught by Four of California’s Most Celebrated Producers - 9:30am to 10:30am
Walk through the vineyards and delve into the minds of Thomas Brown (Rivers-Marie & Aston), Steve Clifton (Brewer-Clifton), Jim Clendenen (Au Bon Climat), and Paul Lato (Paul Lato Wines), as you sip on some of the most awe-inspiring Pinot Noirs on the planet!
Join master sommeliers Roberto Viernes, Richard Betts, and Joseph Spellman as they lead a panel discussion with four amazing winemakers on their approach to this one noble grape. Seating limited to 50 guests.
Featured winemakers and master sommeliers include:
Harlan Estate: California’s “First Growth,” from the Hills of Oakville - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Founded in 1984 by H. William Harlan, Harlan Estate is a winegrowing estate in the western hills of Oakville, California – in the heart if Napa Valley. Today “Harlan Estate might be the single most profound red wine made not just in California, but in the World.” --- Robert M. Parker Jr.
“It’s hard to say exactly why the wines are as good as they are, except to point to obvious factors, such as location, terroir, and the talents of Harlan’s longtime team, most of whom have been with Harlan since the mid-1980’s.” --- H. William Harlan
Join Harlan Estate Director Don Weaver and master sommeliers Roberto Viernes, Richard Betts, and Joseph Spellman as they walk you through an exclusive, once-in-a-lifetime, vertical tasting of one of the world’s most coveted treasures. Seating limited to 50 guests.
Featured winemaker and master sommeliers include:
Exploring Vodka & Vodka Based Cocktails - 11:30am to 12:30pm
So you think all vodkas are the same? That they are “tasteless, colorless, and odorless?” Well join Tony Abou-Ganim, The Modern Mixologist and author of “Vodka Distilled” to gain a deeper understanding of America’s most consumed spirit. Discover the subtle nuances that distinguish a rye based vodka form one distilled from corn. Learn how different potato vodka is from those produced from grain or grape. Which vodka works best in a Bloody Mary, Cosmopolitan or simply straight up with a twist of lemon? This is sure to an educational aswell as entertaining journey into the wonderful world of vodka! Seating limited to 50 guests. Attendees will receive a copy of Tony Abou-Ganim's new "Vodka Distilled" book!
Featured mixologist include:
My Favorite Wine Producers in the World - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
What wines do master sommeliers cherish? This sold-out, annual seminar is back by popular demand! Join Richard Betts, Roberto Viernes, and Joseph Spellman for a tasting of their most beloved wines, a selection of their personal favorites from some of the world’s top wine producers. The wines will surely steal the show! Seating limited to 50 guests.
Featured master sommeliers include:
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