Pinot Noir can be mysterious and somewhat intimidating. This event creates fun, excitement, and allows people to trust their own palates.
If you love Pinot Noir or just want to know what all the fuss is about, you must attend this interactive, educational and fun event.
About Barbara Drady
President and founder of Affairs of the Vine, one of the industry's top wine education and communications companies, Barbara Drady has always loved wine. Her many years in the wine industry, combined with "her thirst for knowledge" for wine have resulted in her extensive knowledge of wine, winemaking, and wine growing practices.
Barbara is the creator of the innovative "Wine Boot Camp" concept which has gained wide media attention and industry recognition. She developed, designed and directs the Wine Shootout competitions that allow wine lovers to pit their palate against the experts.
Drady has been a featured guest on radio talk shows demystifying wine and has been a visiting educator at University of California, Davis, the California Culinary Academy, New England Culinary Institute, and other culinary schools throughout the United States. Barbara has been recognized by Wine Business Monthly and Bay Area Business Woman as one of the leading women in the wine industry.For more information on the Pinot Noir Summit, check out their website at http://www.affairsofthevine.com/!
Under the direction of Executive Chef Amar Santana, the menu builds upon this rich earthiness with dishes such as Liberty Duck Breast with toasted cumin and Roasted Sonoma Chicken in garlic jus. Complimenting the seasonally inspired menu is a diverse wine list highlighting an impressive collection of small artisan Champagnes, select vintages of Château Lafite-Rothschild, Bordeaux and verticals of Barolo from producers such as Giacomo Conterno.
Accessible through the restaurant as well as Bloomingdale's is a branch of Palmer's innovative new wine retail shop, Next Vintage where shoppers as well as diners can search wines by price, region, winery, year, varietal and even food pairing on a touch screen through wirelesse Winebooks.
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