Passionate about Pinot? Come to the Pinot Noir Summit.

pinot shootout at boudin  008 Do you love Pinot Noir? If you answered yes without hesitation, you definitely should be attending the 8th Annual Passion for Pinot Noir Summit. On Saturday, February 27, 2010, consumers, press, trade and an extraordinary array of palates will gather at the Osher Marin Jewish Community Center in San Rafael, California to evaluate “the best of the best,” from the 8th Annual Pinot Noir Shootout that was held during the past two months.

Yours truly was one of the judges on the diverse tasting panel comprised of wine industry professionals from varying disciplines including restaurant and retail trade, winemakers, wine writers, wine educators, and viticulturalists. Do you trust my palate? Come to the summit and challenge the judges’ conclusions. Taste 40 of the top Pinots from around the world in a blind tasting and be a wine judge for a day.

IWA is a Summit Sponsor

This year, International Wine Accessories is proud to be a sponsor and donating Ultima Burgundy glasses for use at this fabulous event. Our exclusive Ultima stemware is brighter, stronger and more durable than other glasses on the market. Lead-free and machine-made these glasses are extremely resistant to chipping and breaking, and are dishwasher safe. Ultima glasses are the stemware of choice for this prestigious wine event. They’re also perfect for everyday use in your home.

IWA will also be giving away some great door prizes, once every half-hour from 6:30PM to 8:00PM. Be sure to stop by our table and enter our drawing for your chance to win one of four fantastic prizes.

Click on the banner below to register. Here are the details:


Passion for Pinot Noir Summit

Saturday, February 27, 2010
12:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Osher Marin Jewish Community Center
200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA 94903

Noon – 3:30 PM
Pinot Noir Shootout – The Final Showdown

3:30 PM – 5:45 PM
Pinot Noir Workshops

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Pinot Noir Reception and Awards Ceremony

Read more about Pinot Noir, the judging process and the results from last year’s Pinot Noir Summit.

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