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New York City Tasting Event

The Rhone Rangers will make their Big Apple debut at City Winery New York on November 7 & 8, 2012, with Rhone Rangers wineries from all over the country pouring their American-grown Rhone wines. Join us at City Winery, 155 Varick St, New York, NY 10013.

 

EVENTS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
These events are open to the public. INFORMATION & TICKETS.


Grand Tasting, Wednesday, November 7, 6 - 9 PM
Join us for a grand tasting with more than 130 wines to taste from thirty member wineries:  Bonny Doon, Broken Earth, Cornerstone Cellars, Cypher, Damiani Wine Cellars, Donelan Wines, Fess Parker Winery, Folin Cellars, Halter Ranch, Jada, Jefferson Vineyards, Kenneth Volk Wines, L'Aventure, Martha Clara, Michael-David, Petrichor, Pomar Junction, Proulx, Qupe, Refugio Ranch, Ridge, Stark, Tablas Creek, Tarara, Treana & Hope Family, Two Shepherds, Villa Creek, Vina Robles, Vines on the Marycrest, Wrath, Zaca Mesa, and Zenaida Cellars. $65.
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Winemaker Dinner, Thursday, November 8, 7 PM
Experience a close encounter with a Rhone Ranger at this 3-course dinner paired with 9 wines. A Rhone Ranger (winemaker or winery owner) will be seated at each 8 or 9 person table to discuss the wines and give you insight into their winemaking philosophy and practices. You’ll meet and dine with winemakers and owners from some well-established wineries as well as up-and-coming boutique producers.
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Participating Wineries include:
- Rob Folin, Owner & Winemaker at Folin Cellars (Rogue Valley, OR)
- Margaret Bradley-Foley, Owner at Petrichor Vineyards (Santa Rosa, CA)
- Bob Lindquist, Owner/Winemaker at Qupe (Los Olivos, CA)
- David Gates, VP of Vineyard Operations at Ridge Vineyards (Cupertino, CA)
- Jordan Harris, Owner & Winemaker at Tarara Winery (Leesburg, VA)
- JoAnn Cherry, Owner at Villa Creek (Paso Robles, CA))

Menu:
First course: Beet Salad, Herbed Goat Cheese, Candied Walnuts & Mache
Second course: Fennel Dusted Pork Loin, Chive Smashed Fingerling Potatoes, Charred Zucchini
Cheese Course: Selection of Murray’s Cave-Aged Cheese, Fig Mustard, Spiced Marcona Almonds


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EVENTS  EXCLUSIVELY FOR THE TRADE & MEDIA
Credentialed members of the wine trade and wine media are invited to join us for these events.

Technical Seminar: Rare Wines, Come Taste the Unusual. 
Wednesday, November 7, 10:00 AM, City Winery. 
Join us for a tasting of wine made from grape varieties that are hard to find (marsanne, roussanne, picpoul blanc, grenache blanc, cinsault, counoise, carignane, etc).  This event is by invitation only.  If you are a qualified member of the wine trade or wine media and are intersted in attending this seminar and haven't received an invitation, please send an email to info@rhonerangers.org to see if tickets are still available.  Please use the subject line: TRADE SEMINAR INVITATION REQUEST.

Trade Tasting
Wednesday, November 7, 12:30 - 4 PM, City Winery.
This is your opportunity to taste the finest American-grown Rhone wines from wineries that rarely visit the East Coast.  Join us for an afternoon of tasting and talking as you meet winemakers and principals from Rhone Rangers wineries. Participating wineries include: Bonny Doon, Broken Earth, Cornerstone Cellars, Damiani Wine Cellars, Donelan Wines, Fess Parker Winery, Folin Cellars, Halter Ranch, Jada, Jefferson Vineyards, Kenneth Volk Wines, L'Aventure, Michael David, Petrichor, Pomar Junction, Proulx, Qupe, Refugio Ranch, Ridge, Stark, Tablas Creek, Tarara, Treana & Hope Family, Two Shepherds, Villa Creek, Vina Robles, Vines on the Marycrest, Wrath, Zaca Mesa, and Zenaida Cellars. Complimentary for qualified members of the trade and media only; online registration only.  REGISTER.

WINERY REGISTRATION
Online registration is now closed.  If you're interested in participating, please contact the Rhone Rangers office, 800 467-0163.