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. Held at the Hilton San Francisco Financial District. AnÂ extraordinary array of palates will gather to assess â€œthe best of the best,â€ from the 9th Annual Pinot Noir Shootout.
Wow the wine lover in your life with the ultimate Pinot Noir experience.
Affairs of the VineÂ is partnering with What’s Cookin’ Today on CRN Digital Talk Radio this year and plan on bringing you our most amazing Pinot Noir Summit ever.
The 9th Annual Pinot Noir Shootout includes Pinots from around the globe, including France, Italy, Canada, and New Zealand. Stateside, California and Oregon dominate the wine submissions, however, Pinots have also come in from Michigan, New Mexico, New York, and Washington. Fifty-four appellations in all are represented.
THE PINOT NOIR SUMMIT IS A UNIQUE WINE EXPERIENCE FOR EVERYONE INVOLVED. PINOT NOIR LOVERS, ONE AND ALL.
Who:Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Affairs of the Vine and What’s Cookin’ Today
What:Â Â Â Â Â Â Â The Pinot Noir Summit
When:Â Â Â Â Â Â Saturday,Â February 26, 2011Â ~ Noon to 6:30 p.m.
Where:Â Â Â Â Â Â Hilton San Francisco Financial District ~ 750 Kearny Street, San Francisco, CA 94108
The Pinot Summit highlights include:
- The Final Showdown of the 9th Annual Pinot Noir Shootout features 40 of the top rated Pinot Noirs in a blind tasting 12:30 p.m.to 4:30 p.m.Â Delegates to The Summit taste the wines blind and vote for their favorites, comparing 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 ~Â 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 dâ€™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.
Final Showdown: Noon to 4:00 p. m.
Pinot Noir Workshops: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm and 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 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.
Pinot Noir Shootout Grand Awards Tasting & Ceremony
$65 per person
9th Annual Pinot Noir Shootout Grand Awards Tasting & Ceremony
Grand Tasting OnlyÂ 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Winemaker Hosted Pinot Noir Dinner
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.
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.Â .
Unique aspects of the Pinot Noir Shootout…more
Pour Pinot Noir into their stockings Be a hero. Your wine lover will love you forever!
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 and What’s Cookin’ Today on CRN Digital Talk Radio.