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January / February 2017

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62  /  the tasting panel  /  january/february 2017 EVENTS WORLD OF PINOT NOIR ABBREVIATED SCHEDULE Friday, March 3 3 p.m. VIP/4 p.m. GA Pinot Noir by the Sea—Focus Tasting (Bacara Ballroom) Winemakers and principals behind 100 wines will offer their take on specifics of terroir and vintages as they present vine- yard selections from their regions paired with seasonal wine country appetizers from the Bacara culinary team. A Silent Auction will include large format and rare finds. 7:30 p.m. Focus Dinner: Wines of Anderson Valley Dinner (Bistro) Executive Chef Vincent Lesage will prepare a five-course dinner to pair with wines from Anderson Valley in Sonoma including: Witching Stick, Goldeneye, Panthea and Waits Mast. Moderated by Patrick Will. 7:30 p.m. Focus Dinner: Edna Valley Collective Dinner with Chef Brian Collins (Directors Lounge) Join the Edna Valley Collective winer- ies—Baileyana, Center of Effort, Tolosa, Claiborne & Churchill, Stephen Ross Wines and Niner—for a special five-course dinner. Saturday, March 4 11 a.m Sparkling Brunch (Angel Oak Restaurant) The Somm Journal Deputy Editor Allyson Gorsuch will moderate a Sparkling Brunch at the new Angel Oak restaurant, where Bacara Resort & Spa's culinary team will prepare a meal to pair with a selection of Champagnes and other sparkling wines. 1 p.m. Pinot and Pâté (Salon 4) Sophie Boban-Doering and Paul Doering of C'est Cheese and Matt Kettman of Wine Enthusiast magazine will moderate a panel of winemakers and cheese experts offering tips on how to plan your next pairing. Check for the most current list of panelists and presenters. To view a complete schedule of World of Pinot Noir and to purchase tickets, visit "Around the World with Pinot Noir" AT WORLD OF PINOT NOIR Join The Tasting Panel, The Somm Journal and The Clever Root at "Around the World with Pinot Noir," March 3–4, 2017. For the third year in a row, more than 2,000 attendees and hundreds of wineries will engage in seminars, dinners and events at Bacara Resort & Spa in beautiful Santa Barbara. Our "Around the World with Pinot Noir" seminar will feature six representatives of non- domestic Pinots discussing terroir and the winery backgrounds, showcasing the diversity of the grape as it shows its range of styles across several continents. THE SOMM JOURNAL presents PHOTO: DOUG YOUNG Panelists will include: Sarah Mayo, North America Manager, Rathbone Wine Group Wine: Yering Station Estate 2015 Pinot Noir, Yarra Valley, Australia (SRP $19.99) Lisa N. Brown, Brand Manager, Boisset Collection Wine: Domaine de la Vougeraie 2013 Terres de Famille Pinot Noir, Bourgogne, France (SRP $45) Lars Leicht, Trade Development Director, Banfi Vintners Wine: Banfi 2011 Cuvée Aurora Rosé, Alta Langa DOCG, Italy (SRP $35) Chuck Hayward, Proprietor, Vinroads Wine: Giesen 2013 Clayvin Pinot Noir, Marlborough, New Zealand (SRP $75) Allyson Gorsuch, Deputy Editor, The Somm Journal Wine: Ritual 2015 Pinot Noir, Casablanca Valley, Chile (SRP $19.99) The Somm Journal Editor in Chief Anthony Dias Blue will moderate the "Around the World with Pinot Noir" seminar, held in Salon 4 at Bacara Resort & Spa in Santa Barbara, California on Friday, March 3 from 1–2:30 p.m.

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