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October / November 2015

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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8, Italian Wine Merchants @ 7 PM, NEW YORK, NY • Wine-Bible-An-Exclusive-Tasting-Dinner-p/ te-20151008.htm • Seven-course dinner, hand-crafted by IWM's own Chef Mike Marcelli and his in-house staff, pairs emblematic dishes with eleven iconic wines, including bottles from Biondi-Santi, Giacomo Conterno, Angelo Gaja, Antinori, and Fiorano. Everyone will go home with a signed copy of The Wine Bible! FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9 R. J. Julia Booksellers @ 7 PM, MADISON, CT • karen-macneil-wine-bible • Join Karen MacNeil for a lively discussion about wine, complete with samples of excellent wine provided by the Madison Wine Shop SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10, Crystal Springs Resort @ 6 PM, HARDYSTON, NJ • menu and wines: upload/photos/1026Latour_10.10.15_Karen_ MacNeil.pdf • Join us for an extraordinary evening with an exquisite meal prepared by Restaurant Latour Executive Chef Anthony Bucco, plus innovative pairings with select premium boutique winemakers. - See more at: www. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13, Fountain Bookstore at Secco Wine Bar @ 6:30 PM, RICHMOND, VA • karenmacneilwineclass • Why Wine Matters : In Defense of Pleasure - An Evening with Karen MacNeil at Secco, complete with 4 generous tasting pours of European wines selected for the occasion and light fare from the award- winning kitchen of Secco Wine Bar WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14 Virginia Philip Wine Shop & Academy with Quintessa @ 6 PM, PALM BEACH, FL • WineAcademy/Calendar • Karen MacNeil Book Signing/Quintessa Release. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 15 Books & Books @ 7 PM, CORAL GABLES, FL • karen-macneil-wine-bible-gables • Wine Tasting event in the Courtyard, 7–8 pm, Followed by talk at 8 pm THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22 Book Passage @ 5:30 PM, CORTE MADERA, CA • karen-macneil-wine-bible • Join Karen MacNeil for a lively talk about wine, complete with samples of excellent wine provided by the Cardinale Estates FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23 Omnivore Books @ 6:30 PM, SAN FRANCISCO, CA • Join Karen MacNeil for a lively talk about wine, complete with samples of excellent wine provided by the Nape Valley Vintners SUNDAY–MONDAY, OCTOBER 25–26 Gary's Wine & Marketplace, MADISON, NJ • Gary's Grand Wine Experience on Sunday October 25 at the Madison Hotel at 4:00 pm • Hotel Symposium & Tasting with Napa Valley Vintners for Gary's annual fundraiser. Moderated by Karen MacNeil (@kmacwine), author of The Wine Bible, and Gary Fisch, CEO of Gary's Wine & Marketplace, with Bruce Philips of Vine Hill Ranch, Kathy Simpson of Barbour Vineyards, Miles MacDonnell of Round Pond Estate, Hugh Davies of J. Davies & Schramsberg, Lindy Novak of Spottswoode Winery, and Mike Reynolds of Hall Wines. Karen to sign and personalize books after seminar. • • Gary's Grand Wine Experience, Grand Tasting at the Park Avenue Club in Florham Park, NJ. VIP portion runs from 6–7 pm, followed by the main event from 7–9:30 pm. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29-30 Denver International Wine Festival, DENVER, CO • Karen will be honorary host. Join us October 28 to 30, 2015, for the most delicious ever, International celebration of wine & cuisine! This year's venue is the luxurious Omni Interlocken Resort in Broomfield, Colorado. Events include a competition between Colorado's top chefs on the 29 th and a Grand Tasting on the 30 th . • SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 8 Hermosa Inn @ 6:30 PM, SCOTTSDALE, AZ • This exclusive event will begin with a meet and greet wine reception with Karen MacNeil in the wine cellar, then a four-course wine-paired dinner prepared by the LON's culinary team, followed by a salon-style evening in the private library where she will educate, entertain and discuss her latest book, followed by a Q&A and signing. • SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14 Napa Bookmine at the Black and White Center @ 7 PM, NAPA, CA • The evening will start with a specialty cocktail that guests can sip on throughout Karen McNeil's interview with Aaron Pott, winemaker at Pott's Wine. NATIONAL BOOK TOUR DATES: THE WINE BIBLE by Karen MacNeil Contributing Editor for THE TASTING PANEL and The SOMM Journal

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