Int'l Alsace Varietals Festival Grand Tasting
Meet the winemakers and taste Alsace style white wines from around the world. Enjoy foods perfectly suited for aromatic whites including Tomales Bay oysters, Tart Flambee' and more - all included in your ticket price.
Wines to be poured include Riesling, Gewurztraminer, Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc and Muscat.
At 12:00 p.m., prior to the Grand Tasting, Chef Francois de Melogue will create an educational and entertaining food/wine demonstration to highlight why so many foods pair beautifully with the wine. The audience will sample his creation during the Grand Tasting. It's a great way to learn more about the versatility of Alsace-style whites.
At 1:00pm the Grand Tasting opens with over 100 wines to be sampled along with delectable bites at seven food pairing tables.
It’s an event to brighten even the darkest winter month!
Participating wineries have included:
Anne Amie, Breggo Cellars, Claiborne & Churchill, Claudia Springs Winery, Cutruzzola Vineyards, Elke Vineyards, Esterlina, Foris, Greenwood Ridge Vineyards, Handley Cellars, Husch Vineyards, Lazy Creek Vineyards, Londer Vineyards, Lula Cellars, Navarro Vineyards, New Zealand Winegrowers, Philo Ridge Vineyards, Trefethen, Domaines Schlumberger, Stony Hill, Tatomer,Thomas Fogarty, Toulouse, Valkenberg.
The event is located at the Mendocino County fairgrounds in "downtown" Boonville
No children, no pets, thank you!