Romancing the Rhones…A Seductive Wine Experience

Join us on Saturday, July 14th as we feature highly seductive selections from this year’s Rhone Shootout Competition. Amazing Rhone producers will showcase their winning wines for 400 wine loving consumers at The Old Mint, a National Historic Landmark located in downtown San Francisco.

Taste over 150 amazing Rhone wines from fabulous Rhone producers, get a glimpse of future wines at the Barrel Tasting in the Vault at The Old Mint. Enjoy a casual lunch with the winemakers, blind taste top wines from the 2012 Rhone Shootout and vote for your favorites, enjoy some rockin’ music, and cheer for your favorite wineries at the Awards Ceremony.

We’ll be Romancing the Rhones in San Francisco on July 14th, Bastille Day, the ideal occasion to celebrate fabulous Rhone wines!

The best of the best from the 2012 Rhone Shootout will be available to taste at Romancing the Rhones Grand Tasting on July 14th at The Old Mint in San Francisco.

Join us!

Romancing the Rhones Grand Tasting

The Old Mint

Saturday, July 14, 2012

GOLD BAR VIP TICKETS: $85

EXCLUSIVE GOURMET RHONE ROMANCE LUNCH WITH THE WINEMAKERS AT CHEZ PAPA. CLICK HERE FOR THE MENU MINGLE WITH SOME OF TODAY’S MOST EXCITING RHONE PRODUCERS! VIP BARREL TASTING IN THE VAULT AT THE OLD MINT, BLIND TASTING OF RHONE SHOOTOUT FINALISTS, PLUS THE RHONE SHOOTOUT GRAND WALK AROUND TASTING, AND AWARDS CEREMONY.

SATURDAY, JULY 14, 11:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Gold Bar tickets include seated gourmet Rhone Romance luncheon at Chez Papa from 11:30 – 1:00 PM, followed by the VIP Barrel Tasting in the vault with 20 award winning wineries, PLUS all of the General Admission activities including entry to the Rhone Shootout Grand Tasting (A Walk Around Tasting) from 2:00 – 4:30 PM; participation in the Rhone Shootout Blind Tasting, pit your palate against the expert panel and cast your vote for your favorites; and entry to the Awards Ceremony. Win a unique 3-Liter or 1.5-Liter bottle at the raffle – a portion of the proceeds will benefit One Brick.

Take home your favorites!

Many of the wineries will have wines to purchase on site.

This event ends at 4:30 PM.

TICKETS $85 (limited to the first 75 purchasers)

TICKETS ON SALE NOW 

UPGRADE!

Purchase the Perfect Pairings Experience: Get Intimate with Rhones in a Delicious New Way.

NEW at Romancing the Rhones – Perfect Pairings features 8 delectable bites to complement 8 unique wines.

Buy Perfect Pairings NOW and SAVE

$20 Now

$25 after July 7

$30 at the door

SILVER DOLLAR TICKETS: $65

EARLY ADMISSION TO VIP BARREL TASTING IN THE VAULT AT THE OLD MINT AT 12:30 PM, BLIND TASTING OF RHONE SHOOTOUT FINALISTS, PLUS THE RHONE SHOOTOUT GRAND TASTING, AND AWARDS CEREMONY.

SATURDAY, JULY 14, 12:30 – 4:30 PM

TICKETS $65 (limited to first 60 purchasers)

TICKETS ON SALE NOW

UPGRADE!

Purchase the Perfect Pairings Experience: Get Intimate with Rhones in a Delicious New Way.

NEW at Romancing the Rhones – Perfect Pairings features 8 delectable bites to complement 8 unique wines.

Buy Perfect Pairings NOW and SAVE

$20 Now

$25 after July 7

$30 at the door

GRAND TASTING & AWARD CEREMONY – GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS: $45

RHONE SHOOTOUT GRAND TASTING, BLIND TASTING, AND AWARDS CEREMONY

SATURDAY, JULY 14, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM

The General Admission Ticket provides entry to the Rhone Shootout Grand Tasting, a consumer walk-around tasting of over 150 award winning Rhone wines poured by more than 40 wineries; participation in the Rhone Shootout Blind Tasting, pit your palate against the expert panel and cast your vote for your favorites; and entry to the Rhone Shootout Award Ceremony. Tasty treats will be available for purchase to complement the wines. Win a unique 3-Liter or 1.5-Liter bottle at the raffle; a portion of the proceeds will benefit One Brick. This event ends at 4:30 PM.

TICKETS $45

TICKETS ON SALE NOW

UPGRADE!

Purchase the Perfect Pairings Experience: Get Intimate with Rhones in a Delicious New Way.

NEW at Romancing the Rhones – Perfect Pairings features 8 delectable bites to complement 8 unique wines.

Buy Perfect Pairings NOW and SAVE

$20 Now

$25 after July 7

$30 at the door

Take home your favorites!

Many of the wineries will have wines to purchase on site.

TICKETS ON SALE NOW

OVERVIEW:

Bastille Day is the perfect day to break out and enjoy the power and finesse of some fabulous Rhone wines.

Join us on Saturday, July 14th as we feature the highly seductive selections from this selections year’s Rhone Shootout Competition. Amazing Rhone producers will showcase their winning selections for 400 wine loving consumers and invited media and trade at The Old Mint, a National Historic Landmark located in downtown San Francisco.

The Rhone Shootout’s top entries will also be featured in a blind tasting format open to consumers who will pit their palates against the judges and vote for their top picks. Winners will be announced and awards will be presented.

A special tasting of barrel samples from 20 award winning wineries will take place from 12:30 to 2:00 PM. Tasting the barrel samples gives you a peek at how the wine will taste when it is fully aged. Many of the wineries who participate in the Rhone Shootout are very small. This may be your only chance to taste these wines BEFORE the press discovers them and they are gone! A limited number of VIP and trade tickets will be made available for this special segment.

PURCHASE TICKETS

TICKETS ON SALE NOW

We will have some very unique 3-Liter and 1.5-Liter bottles to raffle off.

Amazing wines, great food, rockin’ music and winemakers, and this historic San Francisco setting combine to create a truly unique wine event that will be remembered by all! Don’t miss it!

Thank you to our Sponsors!

The Rhone Rangers

GSO

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