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Affairs of the Vine

11th Annual Pinot Noir Summit

Saturday March 16th 2013  
WhereHerbst at the Presidio - 385 Moraga Avenue - San Francisco, CA
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Time12:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Cost$75 - $125.00.
Organization HomeAffairs of the Vine
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Event Description 11th Annual Pinot Noir Summit Continues the Legacy of Outstanding Pinot Noir

The premier Pinot Noir showcase event in the industry, defines a measure of excellence for New World winemaking.

Pinot Noir lovers will gather at Herbst at The Presido to taste and assess the amazing wines submitted to this year's Pinot Noir Shootout competition. Wine Lovers will taste cutting edge wines of small producers willing to live reach for the stars.

Attendees will pit their palates against the expert judging panel at the Pinot Noir Showdown, attend two Pinot Noir Workshops and indulge in wonderful wines and tasty morsels at the 11th Pinot Noir Shootout Grand Awards Tasting & Ceremony.

Wine Workshops
12:30-3:00 PM
Attend 2 Pinotcentric Workshops. Panelists are winemakers, viticulturalists and wine educators.

Pinot Noir Showdown ~ A Blind Tasting
3:00-5:30 PM
A distinctly different format from other wine-tasting events, attendees blind taste and judge 40 of the top wines. Male and female votes are tallied separately and and the results are announced at the Grand Tasting & Awards Ceremony.

Grand Awards Tasting & Ceremony
6:00 -8:30 PM
Winemakers pour their fabulous Pinot Noirs and discuss one on one their approach and philosophy. A selection of Pinot-friendly hors d'oeuvre will be served. Awards will be presented to this year's winners from both the Blind Tasting and the professionally judged Pinot Noir Shootout panel. Final results will be announced at 7:45PM.

All Day Ticket $125
12:30-8:30 PM (Pinot Noir Showdown, Two Workshops, and Grand Awards Tasting & Ceremony

Grand Awards Tasting & Ceremony Only $75
6:00-8:30 PM - 11th Pinot Noir Shootout Grand Awards Tasting & Ceremony

The Pinot Noir Summit is produced by Chief Wine Evangelist, Barbara Drady and Affairs of the Vine, the Sonoma-based company dedicated to converting people to wine.

A sell out every year. Get your tickets early.

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Affairs of the Vine
Innovator of Wine Boot Camp(R), Affairs of the Vine specializes in interactive wine events. Directed by Chief Wine Evangelist, Barbara Drady, the Sonoma-based company is dedicated to converting people to wine.

Experienced wine educators enthusiastically share their knowledge and love of wine through workshops and team building experiences that are educational, fun, and entertaining.

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