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05/21/11 - A Tasting Challenge: Old World or New? (Blind Tasting)
05/21/11 - A Tasting Challenge: Old World or New? (Blind Tasting)

Ticket Price: $19.22



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Wine Tasting Event @ Artisan Wine Depot

"A Tasting Challenge: Old World or New? (Blind Tasting)"

Saturday May 21st, 2011
From 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
At Artisan Wine Depot - 400 A Villa St. Mountain View, CA 94041

This is a walk-around tasting event, you may come by anytime between 2:00 PM and 5:00 PM.

Ticket Price: $19.22 (if space permits)

$5.00 of the tasting fee will be credited back towards a purchase of any of these wines!

Can you distinguish an Australian Shiraz from a French Syrah or a Bordeaux vs. a Napa Cab? What about Old World Chablis from a New World Chardonnay? Join us for this amazing and interactive tasting seminar as we examine the differences between the Old World and the New World. Our experts will take a comparative approach that's sure to be informative and entertaining. In this seminar, your palate will travel across the diverse wine regions of California and France. You’ll explore both the classics and the hot new wines with a tantalizing tasting of TWELVE wines. This seminar allows you to recognize the vast ranges in character and style of these wines that result from different winemaking techniques and terroir  influences. This seminar adds an extra dimension to your enjoyment and appreciation of wine. Upon completion of this seminar, you will enhance your understanding of both the Old World and the New World wines and you will be able to easily identify your wine preferences. Undoubtedly, you will derive more pleasure from the wine itself and stimulate better communication between you and the friends who are sharing the bottle.

New World Wines

The Terraces Chardonnay 2009 (Napa Valley, California)
McManis California Viognier 2009 (California)
Paraiso Pinot Noir 2008 (Santa Lucia Highlands, Monterey County)
Broc Cellars "Dry Stack Vineyard" Bennett Valley Grenache 2007 (Sonoma County, California)
Rubus Stags Leap District Cabernet Sauvignon 2007 (Napa Valley, California)
Rusack Syrah 2008 (Santa Barbara County, California)

Old World Wines

Corinne Perchaud Chablis 2008 (Chablis, Burgundy, France)
Domaine de la Janasse Vin de pays de la Principaute d'Orange Viognier 2007 (Southern Rhone, France)
Domaine Thierry Mortet Bourgogne 2006 (Burgundy, France)
Domaine des Bernardins Grenache Blend 2007 (Beaumes de Venise, Rhone, France)
L'Eden de Lapeyronie Bordeaux Côtes de Francs 2005 (Bordeaux, Côtes de Francs, France)
Monteillet Saint Joseph Rouge Cuvee du Papy Syrah 2006 (Cote Rotie, Northern Rhone, France)

If you would like to attend, please select the ticket option, and the quantity of tickets you would like and add them to your basket above. Print out a copy of your invoice and bring it with you the day of the event for admittance. If you are buying more then one ticket, please reply to the receipt that will be emailed to you, and give us the full name of the other members in your party. This is simply for name badge and attendee list purposes. We thank you for your support, and are looking forward to seeing you there.

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