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Pinot Clonal Tasting at Pinot Paradise
Event Date:
Start Date: Sunday, 3-30-2008

End Date: 03-30-2008

Time: 9:30-1:00

Cost: $65.00

Villa Ragusa Conference Center, 35 South Second Street
Campbell, CA95008
Details: Discover the World of Pinot Clones: The Varieties of Pinot that Make it the Wine We Love with John Caldwell, keynote speaker and a clonal tasting from Santa Cruz Mountains vineyards Attendees will learn about the different varieties, or clones, of Pinot Noir and the characteristics they bring to the wine. You will have the opportunity to taste and compare over 10 different Pinot clones from five different Santa Cruz Mountains vineyards. Clones include selections from: Pommard, Dijon , Louis Martini, Mariafeld, and Wadensvil. Selected vineyards include: Bargetto Winery's Estate Regan, Muns Vineyard, Burrell School Estate Vineyard, Alfaro Family Vineyard, and Lester Family Vineyard. Winemakers from these various vineyards will give a brief description of the grape clones and the type of Pinot Noir they produce while attendees will taste and compare these clones from each vineyard. You will also be guided through the history of Pinot Noir clones and the current selections being offered by our keynote speaker, John Caldwell, author of a Concise Guide to Wine Grape Clones. This will be a revealing, educational and informative session that will explain the mystery about different clones. This is a must for Pinot lovers as well as for anyone growing or planning to grow and make wine from this illustrious grape.
Phone Number: (831)685-8463