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#Chardonnay Day in the Greenhouse Tasting - ELEVEN Unique Producers

William Allen

Thursday, May 26, 2011 from 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM (PDT)

#Chardonnay Day in the Greenhouse Tasting - ELEVEN...

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New Start Time: To accomodate the Healdsburgites and the FFA parade, we are now starting at 430!

Thursday May 26th  is a global celebration of the Chardonnay grape. Wine lovers from around the world will be tasting and posting all sorts of moments using the #Chardonnay hash tag on all social media sites.

In celebration, I am holding a private tasting at my new Farm/Vineyard in the Greenhouse. There is no charge for the event, but a $5 donation to help defray expenses is appreciated.

Each table is staffed by a Winery representative (if not owner) and available answer questions. Food pairings will be available at most tables.

The Greenhouse will have 8 tables,  music, stemware. Out the back door of the greenhouse, there will be an outside lounge area, in the newly cleared, future Grenache vineyard. The  #chardonnay Twitter feed will be streaming live on large screen. Social Media celebrity Rick Bakas, the founder of the event, will be joining us as well.

Parking: VERY Important, please see details below. Please try to carpool and come 2 per car.

Inviting Others: Space (and parking) is limited, thus not an open invite. Please share the login password responsibly. (which is notcougarjuice )  If you RVSP and later can not attend, please cancel. Should the event fill, I will keep a waitlist.

Max of 3 per person. Have others register themselves, thanks! Name tags will be printed from your RSVP info provided.

Chardonnay Producers

Each of these producers were selected so that you may experience a wide variety of chardonnay expressions, and be amazed at it's range. Some of these producers are small, hard to find. All are excellent.

  • NEW- Vinecrowd will have producer Donelan Wines will be pouring their  2009 Donelan Nancie Chardonnay
  • NEW - Mendocino producer Rivino Winery will pour their stainless/no ML chardonnay. 
  • kopriva - Pouring their Carneros unoaked Chardonnay paired with Hog Island Oysters.
  • VineCrowd (representing k. furtado & Hirsch) VineCrowd is a new site that provides wine drinkers with the opportunity to connect directly to a handful of cutting edge, independent wineries through a user-friendly social web driven website. http://VineCrowd.com. Pouring the 2009 Hirsch Vineyards Chardonnay and the k. furtado Bien Nacido Chardonnay. Food pairing TBD
  • Vintage Wine Estates Sonoma Coast Vineyards, and Windsor Vineyards
    •  RRV 2009 Windsor Sonoma Chardonnay, Russian River Valley

      paired with Mezzo Secco (Dry Jack cheese) topped with Dalmatia Fig Spread. 

    • 2009 Sonoma Coast Vineyards Chardonnay, Gold Ridge Hills Paired with Humboldt Fog topped with Honey.

  •  Chamisal Vineyards from San Luis Obispo will be pouring as well.

    -Chamisal Vineyards (Edna Valley) – 2010 Stainless Chardonnay and 2008 Estate Chardonnay

    -Pine Ridge Vineyards (Napa Valley) – 2008 Dijon Clones Chardonnay (Carneros)

 

Parking: I can accomodate ~8 cars at my property, the rest will be roadside parking. Across the street is a vineyard with enough edge space for~25 cars. Trucks/SUVS should also be able to park on my side of the road. (Look for my Silver FJ parked there.) See map below.


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Allen Farm and Vineyard
1793 Wood Rd
Fulton, CA 95439

Thursday, May 26, 2011 from 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM (PDT)


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