Text Size:-+
11.01.2005

Anderson Valley Alsace Varietal Festival, November 5-6, 2005

This slipped my mind until recently, so I apologize for the slightly short notice, but this coming weekend, the association of Anderson Valley Winegrowers is holding its Alsace Varietal Festival, celebrating the wine varieties grown in the Alsace region of France which seem to do particularly well in the Anderson Valley.

The event takes place on both Saturday and Sunday, and includes a large public tasting on Saturday, a winemaker dinner on Saturday Night and a day of open houses and seminars on Sunday.

If you find yourself without plans this weekend and want to partake in what is probably a very mellow, enjoyable wine weekend, I highly recommend it.

Anderson Valley Alsace Varietal Festival
Saturday, and Sunday November 5th & 6th 8:30 AM " 5 PM
Scharffenberger Cellars, Philo, CA (and others)

The grand tasting is $60, the winemaker dinner is $125, and the seminars and open houses on Sunday are free and open to the public. There is also a free vineyard tour and lecture at 8:30 AM on Saturday.

See the web site for more information and tickets.

Comments (0)

Comment on this entry

(will not be published)
(optional -- Google will not follow)
Yes
 

Type the characters you see in the picture above.

Pre-Order My Book!

small_final_covershot_dropshadow.jpg A wine book like no other. Photographs, essays, and wine recommendations. Learn more.

Follow Me On:

Twitter Facebook Pinterest Instagram Delectable Flipboard

Most Recent Entries

Dot Wine and the Fear of Change Annual Napa Wine Library Tasting: August 10, Napa Vinography Unboxed: Week of July 7, 2014 Vinography Images: The Berry 2014 West Sonoma Coast Wine Festival: August 2-3, Sebastopol, CA Drew Wines, Mendocino, CA: Recent Releases Vinography Images: Pocket of Sun Vinography Unboxed: Week of June 29, 2014 Vinography Unboxed: Week of June 22, 2014 Vinography Images: Spring Pastels

Favorite Posts From the Archives

Masuizumi Junmai Daiginjo, Toyama Prefecture Wine.Com Gives Retailers (and Consumers) the Finger 1961 Hospices de Beaune Emile Chandesais, Burgundy Wine Over Time The Better Half of My Palate 1999 Királyudvar "Lapis" Tokaji Furmint, Hungary What's Allowed in Your Wine and Winemaking Why Community Tasting Notes Sites Will Fail Appreciating Wine in Context The Soul vs. The Market 1989 Fiorano Botte 48 Semillion,Italy

Archives by Month

 

Required Reading for Wine Lovers

The Oxford Companion to Wine by Jancis Robinson The Taste of Wine by Emile Peynaud Adventures on the Wine Route by Kermit Lynch Love By the Glass by Dorothy Gaiter & John Brecher Noble Rot by William Echikson The Science of Wine by Jamie Goode The Judgement of Paris by George Taber The Wine Bible by Karen MacNeil The Botanist and the Vintner by Christy Campbell The Emperor of Wine by Elin McCoy The World Atlas of Wine by Hugh Johnson The World's Greatest Wine Estates by Robert M. Parker, Jr.