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Visa Signature Cardholder Benefit

Pigs & Pinot is sponsored in part by Visa Signature. Visa Signature cardholders receive 5% off Hotel Healdsburg and h2hotel lodging packages and a la carte ticket prices. We encourage you to use your Visa Signature card in order to take advantage of this great Visa Signature discount. For additional information about the Visa Signature offer and full Visa Signature Terms and Conditions, please click here.

Hotel Healdsburg Ultimate and Luxe Packages – Seminar Choice
Guests that purchased a Hotel Healdsburg Lodging Package ONLY will receive an email from the Pigs & Pinot Team by Tuesday, January 15th with an Eventbrite link and access code. This code will be active on Wednesday, January 16th at 11am (PST) and will allow you to choose your seminar. Please note: seminars are reserved on a first come, first serve basis.

Please note that tickets will not become available until 11am on the General Sales event date. You MUST REFRESH your browser at 11am on the Pre-Sale event date for the page to show available tickets.

 

Visa Signature Discount Instructions

Pigs & Pinot is sponsored in part by Visa Signature. Visa Signature cardholders receive 5% percent off all a la carte ticket prices and packages. To take advantage of this great benefit please do the following:

1. On the Eventbrite General Sales page, click the 'Enter Promotional Code' button located at the bottom of the Ticket Information panel.

2. Enter the first six numbers of your Visa Signature card number into the Promotional Code box.

3. Click 'Apply' to submit the Code.
 
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Attendees must be 21 years or older. Tickets are limited while supplies last. Applicable facility fees and service charges apply to all ticket sales and must be paid by purchaser. Event tickets are non-refundable. Package prices include 14% tax on room portion. Hotel Healdsburg Package guests’ seminar selections are subject to availability. Full package pricing is charged at the time of booking. Hotel Lodging Packages have an eight-week cancellation policy. The purchaser is eligible for a full refund if the Package is cancelled BEFORE Friday, January 25, 2013 at 3pm PST. Packages cancelled after the deadline are non-refundable. The room portion of the package may be applied to a future stay, ticket fees will not be credited. Please contact Hotel Healdsburg at 707.922.5249 for cancellations.

Pigs & Pinot 2013 | General Sales

Hotel Healdsburg

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Remaining Price Fee Quantity
Hotel Healdsburg Ultimate Pigs & Pinot Package
Two nights accommodations for two in a Hotel Healdsburg Plaza or Courtyard Suite with sitting room and Plaza or Courtyard views. Two tickets to Taste of Pigs & Pinot. Two tickets to a Seminar of your choice (based on availability). Two tickets to the Pigs & Pinot Gala Dinner.

Regular price: $2,892; Visa Signature Price $2,747.40
Sold Out $2,892.00 $0.00
Hotel Healdsburg Luxe Pigs & Pinot Package
Two nights accommodations for two in a Hotel Healdsburg Deluxe Room. Two tickets to Taste of Pigs & Pinot. Two tickets to a Seminar of your choice (based on availability). Two tickets to the Pigs & Pinot Gala Dinner.

Regular price: $2,482; Visa Signature Price $2,357.90
Sold Out $2,482.00 $0.00
h2hotel Taste of Pigs & Pinot Plus Package
Two nights accommodations for two in a h2hotel eco-king guest room. Two tickets to Taste Pigs & Pinot. Two tickets to Spoonbar’s Swine & Wine Dinner.

Regular price: $1,623; Visa Signature Price $1,541.85
Sold Out $1,623.00 $0.00
Taste of Pigs & Pinot
Sample 60 highly-acclaimed Pinot Noir wines competing in the Pinot Cup competition, both from Sonoma County and around the world. Tastings are served alongside a variety of pork dishes from Chef Palmer and Dry Creek Kitchen Chef de Cuisine Dustin Valette, guest chefs, and local Healdsburg restaurants.

Regular price: $175; Visa Signature Price $166.25
4 Tickets $175.00 $4.49
Tournament of The Pig
Two teams will be given a whole pig, which they will use to create two distinct dishes, along with ingredients they can find at Dry Creek Kitchen. The winning team will be determined by a pork-loving judging panel.

Regular price: $125; Visa Signature Price $118.75
Sold Out $125.00 $3.49
Ultimate Pinot Smackdown
Join Master Sommeliers Keith Goldston, Fred Dame, Drew Hendricks and Michael Jordan for this exciting march-madness inspired wine seminar.

Regular price: $125; Visa Signature Price $118.75
Sold Out $125.00 $3.49

Event Details

On Friday, March 22 and Saturday, March 23, Chef Charlie Palmer will once again bring together culinary and wine elites from around the country to participate in the 8th Annual Pigs & Pinot weekend sponsored by Visa Signature®. Held at the award-winning Hotel Healdsburg this celebration has become a tradition among pork and wine enthusiasts eager to experience the creations of over 60 wineries and ten chefs who showcase their talents each year. All net proceeds from the Pigs & Pinot benefit Share Our Strength® and local scholarships and charities.

Participating Chefs
Elizabeth Falkner (Chef/Partner, Krescendo)
Dean Fearing (Chef/Partner, Fearing’s Restaurant)
Jose Garces (Chef/Owner, Garces Group)
Craig Stoll (Chef/Owner, Delfina Restaurant Group)

Gala Dinner Winemakers
Brian Maloney (De Loach Vineyards)
Caroline Parent (Domaine A.F. Gros)
Michael Browne (Kosta Browne Winery)
Lee Martinelli (Martinelli Winery)
Victor Gallegos(Sea Smoke)

 
Taste of Pigs and Pinot

Taste of Pigs & Pinot

Friday evening’s kickoff event is the lively Taste of Pigs & Pinot where guests sample 60 highly-acclaimed Pinot Noir wines competing in the Pinot Cup competition, both from Sonoma County and around the world. Tastings are served alongside a variety of pork dishes, including homemade sausages, charcuterie, grilled pork, pates and other special creations from Chef Palmer and Dry Creek Kitchen Chef de Cuisine Dustin Valette, guest chefs and local Healdsburg restaurants.

Pinot Cup

Pinot Cup

The Pinot Cup is our annual wine competition where 60 hand-picked Pinot Noirs compete in a blind-tasting competition in hopes to be named “the best of the best” by a renowned judging panel. This year’s panel will include Bill Ward, Wine Writer for the Star Tribune and Master Sommelier, Keith Goldston. The winner and runner-up will be revealed at Friday's Taste of Pigs & Pinot event.
 
 

Seminars

On Saturday afternoon, Pigs & Pinot participants can attend two seminars: Tournament of The Pig where four guest chefs will divide into two teams to prepare the best pork-inspired dishes in a iron-chef style competition hosted by Charlie Palmer and Mario Cantone, and “The Ultimate Pinot Smackdown” seminar led by Master Sommeliers, Keith Goldston, Fred Dame, Drew Hendricks and Michael Jordan.

 

Spoonbar’s Swine and Wine Dinner

Saturday evening at h2hotel’s Spoonbar. Executive Chef Louis Maldonado (a 2009 San Francisco Chronicle Rising Star Chef) will play host to a cadre of some of the Bay Area’s most innovative young toques including David Barzirgan, John Paul Carmona and Evan Rich. Prepare to be delighted and surprised at this casual-chic four-course meal. Dinner will be paired with wines from two acclaimed Sonoma County Pinot Noir producers, Cobb Wines and VML. After dinner, guests are invited to continue the party at Hotel Healdsburg for after-dinner drinks and dessert.

 
Gala DInner

Gala Dinner

Saturday evening’s Pigs & Pinot Gala features a sumptuous five-course dinner at Hotel Healdsburg’s Dry Creek Kitchen. As a collaborative offering, each course features a signature creation from Charlie Palmer and his guest chefs including: Elizabeth Falkner, Dean Fearing, Jose Garces and Craig Stoll, paired with two limited-production Pinot Noirs from highly acclaimed wineries including De Loach, Domaine A.F Gros, Kosta Browne, Martinelli and Sea Smoke.

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Hotel Healdsburg

Hotel Healdsburg
Located 67 miles north of San Francisco, Hotel Healdsburg encompasses the Sonoma wine country’s simplicity and charm. The Hotel is set on the western edge of Healdsburg's historic town plaza, and guests can enjoy some of the world's finest vineyards, restaurants and shops within minutes of the front steps.

Beautifully appointed guest rooms, country gardens, pool, and the luxurious spa provide a tranquil setting for guests to relax within the hotel grounds. Dining is a highlight of the Hotel where guests can savor Sonoma County's bounty of extraordinary wines and fresh seasonal ingredients at acclaimed Chef Charlie Palmer's Dry Creek Kitchen.

Hotel Healdsburg offers a broad range of meeting and special event spaces for executive board meetings, wedding celebrations, wine tasting, lectures, and other occasions.
 
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