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16th Annual Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival

May 17-19, 2013

Pinot Noir Technical Conference

It’s time for the 16th Annual Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival starting this year on Friday, May 17, starting at 8:00 am till 4:00 pm. enjoy a full day of educational seminar’s about winegrowing and winemaking at the fairground’s Apple Hall. A light breakfast & lunch is included.

While exploring the intricacies of the noble fruit, Pinot Noir, you will have the opportunity to interact with grape growers and winemakers, plus members of the media. Topics will include watershed issues, winemaker panel discussions and vineyard focused tastings. Also enjoy a white Pinot Noir and a special comparative tasting featuring Riedel Glass. The cost of this seminar is $95.

 Friday Night BBQ at Scharffenberger Cellars

On Friday, May 17 from 5:00 – 8:00 pm there will be a casual BBQ at Scharffenberger Cellars filled with great food and wine. Everyone will be talking Pinot Noir and guests are encouraged to bring a bottle to share. The menu will include BBQ chicken, ribs with all the sides. Scharffenberger Cellars in located at 8501 Highway 128, Philo. The price for this event is 45.

 Grand Tasting at The 16th Annual Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival

On Saturday, May 18, with more than 40 producers from around California introducing their Pinot Noir’s from 11:00 am till 3:00 pm. at the Goldeneye Winery located at 9200 Highway 128, Philo, California.

Talk with the winemakers and enjoy music in the Grand Tasting tent in the center of the beautiful vineyard at Goldeneye Winery. There will be a delicious array of small plates that will include lamb, artisan cheeses, hand thrown pizzas, handcrafted wine based truffles and a silent auction. This price for this event is $105.

 Visit Winery Open Houses Throughout The Valley

On Sunday, May 19, from 11:00 till 5:00 pm., you will have the opportunity to sample barrels, taste select older vintages and enjoy many creative food and wine pairings, and the sounds of live music.

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Make your plans for this event and join us here at Stevenswood Spa Resort, for lodging, fine dining and pampering yourself to spa treatments.

For dinner phone 707-937-2810 or online at urban spoon.

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