Wines of Portugal 2011
Wines of Portugal will be hosting a tasting across the range of Portugal's wines, from the dry reds of Bairrada to the delicious whites of the Minho, and from the newly-renamed Tejo and Lisbon regions to the progressive offerings from Alentjo and Duoro. 45 wineries will be presenting their latest vintages at this in San Francisco. Don't miss the 150+ Portuguese wines you will get to taste at the tasting.
Appetizers provided by Taste Catering, showcasing an assortment of Portuguese dishes! See below for menu.
This is the registration page for the Consumer Grand Tasting held from 5:30 PM to 8 PM. There will also be a Consumer Master Class at 6 pm, entitled, “Modern Portugal: Explore Contemporary Approaches, Classic Grapes and Exciting Wines”, featuring a selection of ten wines from eight regions.Limited seating available.
If you are a member of the Trade or Media, please register here for the complimentary Grand Tasting for Trade & Media (2:30 PM to 5:30 PM), including Master Classes (1:30 PM and 3:30 PM). Business card required at door for Trade & Media portion.
ALL PROCEEDS from ticket sales will benefit MEALS ON WHEELS of SAN FRANCISCO.
Learn more how the organization helps to "alleviate the food insecurity and loneliness experienced by seniors who want to stay in their own home but cannot shop or prepare meals for themselves" at http://www.mowsf.org.
Menu by Taste Catering
Passed Hors d’oeuvres
Quince and Manchego Empanadas
Green Garlic Croquetas
with Meyer Lemon Aioli
with Radish, Avocado, Onion and spicy Chorizo Sauce
with Snapper, Lime Juice, Cilantro, Jalapeno
Served withChef Chris’ Housemade Mustards & Pickled Vegetables
Tortilla de Patata with Zuckerman’s Asparagus & Spring Onion
Tripas à Modo de Porto
Tripe and Linquiça with Cranberry Bean Dobrado
(served in individual terra cotta cazuelas)
Portuguese Cheese Platter
Amarelo da Beira Baixa, Bica de Queijo, Cabra Quinta Da Gardunha
Dom Villas Queijo Quadrado
Queijo São Jorge, and Serra de Estrella
Pickled Vegetables, and Membrillo
Crostini, Breadsticks & Imported Water Crackers
Grilled Chicken Bocadillo
with Pickled Fennel Slaw, Fava Bean Puree and Housemade Mini Focaccini Buns
Gambas al Ajillo
Prawns sautéed with Garlic, Chili Pepper & Sherry
Empanada de Carne
served with Spiced Tomato Chutney
Empanada De Calabacita
With Roasted Squash, Queso
Fresco, & Aged Sherry Vinegar
Organic Egg Salad on Olive Crostini
with Spanish White Anchovy
Batata a la Francesinha
Roasted Little Organics Potatoes roasted
in Francesinha Sauce
When & Where
Full Circle Wine Solutions, Inc.
Based in the San Francisco bay area, Full Circle Wine Solutions is a wine & spirits education firm that uses a vast and established network of sommelier educators led by Master Sommelier Evan Goldstein to host high quality and consistent wine tasting experiences across multiple locations around the US. Learn more at http://www.winecouch.com