SEBASTOPOL, Calif., Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Wow a wine lover with the ultimate Pinot Noir experience. Tickets for the 9th Annual Pinot Noir Summit are on sale now, just in time for last-minute gift giving.
On Saturday, February 26, 2011 Pinot Noir loving consumers, press and trade will gather for the remarkable 9th Annual Pinot Noir Summit hosted by Affairs of the Vine and What's Cookin' Today on CRN Digital Talk Radio at the Hilton San Francisco Financial District.
An extraordinary array of palates will gather to assess "the best of the best," from the 9th Annual Pinot Noir Shootout.
The Pinot Summit highlights include:
- The Final Showdown of the 9th Annual Pinot Noir Shootout featuring 40 of the top-rated Pinot Noirs in a blind tasting 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Attendees to The Summit taste the wines blind and compare their findings to the judging panel.
- Pinot Noir Workshops featuring expert winemakers, viticulturists and wine educators. You may attend two workshops.
- Wines That Dance on Your Tongue ~ Sparkling Wine Reception Includes an international selection of cheese. 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
- 9th Annual Pinot Noir Shootout Grand Awards Tasting & Ceremony with top Pinot Noir winemakers showcasing their wines. Includes a pinot-friendly selection of light hors d'oeuvres. 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, February 26, 2011
The 9th Annual Pinot Noir Summit
Hilton San Francisco Financial District
Pinot Noir Summit $100 per person
All Day Ticket (includes Blind Tasting, Workshops, Sparkling Wine Reception, Pinot Noir Shootout Grand Awards Tasting & Ceremony)
Full Day: 12:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Wines That Dance on Your Tongue - Sparkling Wine Reception 4:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
9th Annual Pinot Noir Shootout Grand Awards Tasting: 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
$65 per person
9th Annual Pinot Noir Shootout Grand Awards Tasting & Awards Ceremony
4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Our Pinot Noir Winemaker Dinner Returns
A multi-course dinner featuring incredible food and wine
Tables will be hosted by Pinot Noir Winemakers
$125 per person
Winemaker Hosted Pinot Noir Dinner: 7:00 p.m.
Walk home after the Summit and/or the Winemaker's Dinner - A special rate is being offered to Pinot Noir Summit attendees at the Hilton San Francisco Financial District.
The 9th Annual Pinot Noir Summit is brought to you by Affairs of the Vine, the Sonoma-based company dedicated to arming consumers with wine awareness.
Attendance is limited. Only 300 tickets will be sold to wine lovers who are passionate about Pinot Noir.
The final results will be announced at The Pinot Noir Summit at 6:15 p.m. on February 26, 2011 and the winners will be unveiled.
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SOURCE Affairs of the Vine