Seminar #1: Pinot Noir; An Introspection | 3:30pm
Pinot Noir continues to be one of the most popular red wine varieties being enjoyed by US consumers. Predicted growth through Spring 2020 shows a near 80% increase in Pinot Noir consumers over a 12 year period. So what is it about this variety that continues to capture taste buds nationwide? Join Ash Boeyen, Wine Specialist at Koerner Distributor and past producer of Central Otago Pinot Noir, as we explore this ‘Queen’ of the red grapes from Vine to Wine, comparing and contrasting 6 differing global styles of this variety at various price points.
Seminar #2: Italy Uncovered | 4:30pm
Join Eric Reed of St Louis based Italian importer, Ionia Atlantic, for a tour of Italian wine regions and taste through a stunning line up of wines selected by Mr. Reed. Eric has traveled to all of the properties in his portfolio and will discuss each winery’s history and production style. Ever wondered if Chianti is a grape or why Prosecco is called Prosecco, Eric will reveal the facts and uncover Italy in a tasteful collection of delicious wines.
Notes: Both seminars will include tastings of a variety of wines, and the wines featured in seminars will be available for purchase by the glass at the cash bar.