Announcing Wine Enthusiast Magazine’s Toast of the Town for 2007.
The tour starts in San Francisco, March 29 and then heads to NYC, April 23, and finishes in Chicago, May 3,2007. (Hmmmm, I wonder if there’s a discount if you get tickets for all three?)
Here are the details on the first event in S.F.:
What — A music, wine and restaurant extravaganza! While listening to the sounds of local live jazz music, taste premium wines and spirits from over 70 international producers and savor signature dishes from over 30 top Bay Area restaurants.
When: Thursday, March 29, 2007
Where: The glamorous War Memorial Opera House, 301 Van Ness Avenue at Grove Street, San Francisco.
Who’s Benefiting: America’s Second Harvest: The Nation’s Food Bank Network
How to get tickets: Tickets — VIP Tasting $185 – 5:00 pm
— Grand Tasting $95 – 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm.
Why you DON’T want to be chintzy and DO want the VIP ticket:
Because it includes:
• Private pre-event tasting of rare, reserve and estate wines along with signature dishes from some of San Francisco’s best restaurants.
• A limited number of tickets and subject to availability.
• Sample wine and food in a relaxed and intimate setting while you chat with producers and chefs.
• Includes complimentary Wine Enthusiast Wine Master 2007 pocket electronic guide, Speigelau Vino Vino Wine glass, and tasting note booklet to commemorate the evening.
• Admission to Grand Tasting.
• Taxes included in ticket price.
Purchase Tickets — Space is limited, reserve in advance:
Or call: 1-800-847-5949
Presented by— Wine Enthusiast Magazine.
Other Cities—Toast of the Town also in New York and Chicago
Just of few of the participating restaurants include: Brix, Delfina, Myth, Bar Tartine, Fifth Floor, Lark Creek and Plumpjack.
Participating wineries include: Barale, Barboursville Vineyard, Barossa Valley, Beaulieu Vineyards, Beringer, Bernardus Winery, Blackstone, Bonterra, Bottega Vinaia, Brancott, Broquel, Butera, Ca’Bolani, Canaletto, Canella, Casa Lapostole, Castella delle Regine, Castello Banfi, Castello d’Abola, Ceretto, Champagne Henriot, Champagne Louis Roederer, Clarendon Hills, Clos du Bois, Col d’Orcia, Concha y Toro, Covey Run, Da Vinci, Delaforce, DeLoach, Dezzai, Don Sebastiani & Sons, Dow’s, Duca di Salaparuta , Duca Enrica, Fabiano, Fess Parker, Five Rivers, Foppiano Vineyards, Freixenet, Gloria Ferrer, Groost, Hahn Estates, Hardys, Heck Estates, Houghton, Huntington, Il Quercione, Jacob’s Creek, Kendall Jackson Winery, Korbel, Laetitia , Lake Sonoma, Luigi Righetti, Marchesi di Barolo, Marques de Riscal, Masi, Mezzacorona, Mionetto, Mont Gras, Montes, Nando, Newton, Night Owl, Nobilo, Orphanos, Palandri, Palivov, Penfolds, Perigrine, Peter Nicolay, Piper Heidseick, Rhum Clement, Robert Mondavi, Rodney Strong, Rotari, San Giulio, Santa Sofia, Schmitt Sohne, Sebastiani, Seidelberg, Serego Alighieri, Sterling Vineyards, Tegernseerhof, Terrabianca, Trapiche, Tumara Titan, Umberto Cesari, Undurraga, Valdivieso, Valley of the Moon, Ventisquero, Vergelegen, Vicchiomaggio, Villa Cafaggio, Vina San Pedro, Wolf Blass, Woodbridge, and Zonin.
By Vagablond’s Token Redhead.