WINE ACADEMY EVENTS
Duckhorn Wine Company
Duckhorn is one of the premier producers of Bordeaux varietal wines in Napa Valley, with their portfolio including Duckhorn Vineyards, Paraduxx, Goldeneye, Migration, Decoy and Canvasback. With a passion for wine making, their craft hones in on optimal grape selection, innovative wine-making techniques and a premium barrel-aging program to bring an unforgettable wine. Join Cary Combine, the District Manager of Florida for Duckhorn Wine Company as she takes you through their selections.
Date: 10/7/2015 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Karen MacNeil Book Signing/Quintessa Release
Please join us for the 2012 Quintessa Release, hosted by Karen MacNeil, author of The Wine Bible and Michael Iacino from Quintessa. Without doubt, 2012 is an incredible vintage—certainly one of the finest in our history— embodying all that we at Quintessa hold dear. We look forward to sharing it with you on this special occasion. Karen MacNeils new book, The Wine Bible is included in the price.
Date: 10/14/2015 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
VPWSA Chefs Series With Sweetwater Bar & Grill
Join us as we welcome the crown jewel of gastro pubs! Their chef will be preparing four courses of their unique locally sourced farm to fork cuisine. Four dishes strategically paired with four wines.
Date: 10/17/2015 12:30 PM - 2 PM
Biggio Hamina Cellars
Join Todd Hamina as he shows you how wine-making reflects his very specific vision of Pinot Noir from Oregon. He uses whole clusters of fruit in fermenting his Pinot Noirs. Only a small percentage of his wine is aged in new oak barrels. He prefers grapes from volcanic soils, "producing more ethereal wines." Todd has almost two decades of experience making ultra low intervention, unfiltered, fantastic wines.
Date: 10/20/2015 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Charles Heidsieck Champagnes
Join Jonathan Boulangeat, Ambassador for Piper-Heidsieck & Charles Heidsieck Champagne as he waltzes you through these stunning hand-crafted champagnes.
Date: 10/22/2015 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Dry Creek Experience
Come experience the best that the Dry Creek appellation has to offer! Join Bill Green of Wilson Artisan Wineries as we explore Pezzi King and Mazzocco, craft wine producers in Dry Creek Valley.
Date: 10/27/2015 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sara Valeri of Tenute del Cerro
Join Sara Valeri, Export Manager for the U.S and Eastern Europe of Tenute del Cerro, as she introduces classic Italian wines. Tenute del Cerro is one of the top Italian wine producers, concentrating their effort in producing high quality wines such as Brunello di Montalcino, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, Vin Santo and Sagrantino di Montefalco.
Date: 10/29/2015 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM