Register Here for the Rhone Shootout!

April 29, 2012

Wineries! Register here for the Rhone Shootout! The best of the best will be featured at the Grand Tasting at Romancing the Rhones! Submit your wines NOW to be part of the Rhone Shootout! We’ll be Romancing the Rhones in San Francisco on July 14th. Wineries must submit their wines to the Rhone Shootout to participate […]

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Romancing the Rhones Grand Tasting

April 1, 2012

We’ll be Romancing the Rhones in San Francisco on July 14th. Bastille Day is the perfect day to break out and enjoy the power and finesse of some fabulous Rhone wines. Join us! BUY TICKETS Complete details here Romancing the Rhones Grand Tasting The Old Mint Saturday, July 14, 2012 GOLD BAR VIP TICKETS: 11:30 […]

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10th Annual Pinot Noir Shootout and Summit Wrap Up

March 6, 2012

Complete Results of the 10th Annual Pinot Noir Shootout and Summit here Pinot Noir, the most exciting, confounding, and challenging wine there is has been the focus of the Pinot Noir Shootout and Summit for 10 years. We never tire of tasting these wines, enjoying old friends and discovering new ones. In this, the 10th […]

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The 10th Annual Pinot Noir Summit is upon us!

February 22, 2012

The Pinot Noir Summit, one of the best Pinot Noir events in the world,returns to the Bay Area for its 10th year on February 25, 2012. On Saturday, February 25, 2012 Pinot Noir lovers will gather for the remarkable 10th Pinot Noir Summit hosted by Affairs of the Vine at the Hilton San Francisco Financial […]

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Pinot Noir is Meant for Lovers

February 14, 2012

Supple and sexy, Pinot Noir is luxuriously exquisite and elegant. Pinot Noir is arguably the ultimate food pairing wine. The celebrated red wines of the French district of Burgundy are produced from Pinot Noir. The popularity of Pinot Noir can be attributed to three things: its intoxicating complexity and depth; its remarkable versatility with food; […]

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Precious Metal or No Medal at All

January 30, 2012

The 10th Pinot Noir Shootout judging panel reviewed and analyzed over 460 Pinot Noirs. more than any previous year by over 100. The competition this year was very rigorous. The Pinot Noirs we received were fantastic. The bar for the competition was set high with so many excellent wines. The judges took a firm stand. […]

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Niners vs The Giants and Cabernet vs Cabernet

January 23, 2012

 The Challenges There were two major challenges in the Bay Area this past weekend. The Niners vs The Giants at Candlestick and The Cabernet Shootout Challenge at The Winery SF on Treasure Island. You’re undoubtedly familiar with the NFC Championship game. The Cabernet Shootout Challenge had a better outcome if you’re a Bay Area fan. […]

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11th Pinot Noir Summit Defines Excellence for New World Winemaking

January 12, 2012

The Pinot Noir Summit, one of the best Pinot Noir events in the world, returns to the Bay Area for its 11th year on March 16, 2013. Pinot Noir Summit Tickets

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2011 Cabernet Shootout Results…

December 2, 2011

We had so many incredible wines entered in The Cabernet Shootout this year, it was absolutely a fantastic experience to taste through the 287 wines with the Affairs of the Vine Cabernet Shootout Judging Panel. Details or cut right to the chase…Cabernet Shootout results: Total number of wines entered = 287 Cabernet Sauvignons = 231 […]

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2011 Cabernet Shootout

November 3, 2011

Click here to see the results as they unfold… If you do not see your wine posted as yet, keep checking back. All entries should be completed by Sunday. (We had some website issues this week and we are still inputing descriptors for all of our submissions. That’s almost 600 entries counting male and female […]

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