11:00 am - "¿Arizona? Growing Spanish Varieties in the American Southwest," moderated by Peter Eastlake, a Food & Wine Magazine Sommelier of the Year for 2013, with panelists including Maynard James Keenan of Caduceus Cellars, Tim White of Arizona Stronghold, Todd Bostock of Dos Cabezas WineWorks, and Kent Callaghan of Callaghan Vineyards.
12:00 noon - "Defining American Tempranillo," introduced by Markus Bokisch of Bokisch Vineyards and moderated by Richard Jennings of RJonWine.com, with winemaker panelists including Matt Hughes of Six Sigma Winery, Andrew Wenzl of Abacela, and Louisa Sawyer-Lindquist of Verdad Wine Cellars.
2:30 - 3:00 p.m. - "Exotic Iberian Varietals” - Sommelier Ellen Landis will lead guests through a magical tasting of exotic Iberian varieties grown by the West’s avant-garde vintners.
3:30 - 4:00 p.m. - "Albariños" - Wine Chef Tony Lawrence will explore the range and diversity of Spain’s noble white grape grown in American soils.
Trade and Media registration are now open using the links below:
Trade Registration Media Registration
Please note that due to the smaller size of the venue this year,
the number of Trade and Media attendees will be limited.
Thanks to our Grand Tasting Sponsors:
Thanks to the Arizona Office of Tourism for sponsoring our Grand Wine Tasting Kickoff Seminar, "¿Arizona? Growing Spanish Varieties in the American Southwest," with panelists from four Arizona wineries!
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