The El Dorado Winery Association, well known as the Northern California favorite wine region located between South Lake Tahoe and Sacramento, is calling all those looking for an “Adventure” in wine tasting to join them for two fun filled weekends packed with great wine, music and delightful noshing of food at the ever-popular Annual Passport Wine Event!
The 2017 event is set for April 22-23 and April 29-30, with a special winemaker dinner on the 21st and 28th.
Guests will enjoy a “passport” of touring through spectacular foothills while greeted by the always-welcoming winemakers/owners amidst their unique terroir and surroundings. Pair that with a plethora of food morsels and music... and you’ve found the best setting for some of life’s greatest pleasures.
“Each year sets a new tone and theme at Passport. This year, we are excited to announce our new brand noting that it encompasses all the Adventures in Wine a guest could possibly ask for,” stated Carey Skinner, owner of Skinner Vineyards and President of the El Dorado Winery Association. “We love opening our doors and setting the stage for the new theme each year.”
This event sells out, so be sure and get your tickets on sale at www.passporteldorado.com.
ABOUT EL DORADO WINES
With over 150 years of history steeped in gold and agriculture, the El Dorado region is poised for its newfound resurgence in viticulture. Unique vineyard soils and a high elevation create a superior environment for a vast array of varietals. The region is gaining recognition for its ability to grow quality grapes that exhibit a sense of place. For more information about El Dorado and wines visit www.eldoradowines.org.
IN HONOR OF NATIONAL CHERRY PIE DAY WE HAVE AWARD-WINNING BAKER, COOKBOOK AUTHOR AND BLOGGER - ROSE LEVY BERANBAUM – AUTHOR OF THE PIE AND PASTRY BIBLE
Rose Levy Beranbaum is the award-winning author of 10 cookbooks, including the latest--The Baking Bible (the International Association of Culinary Professional Best Baking Book of the Year) and The Cake Bible, now going into its 54th printing and the International Association of Culinary Professionals Cookbook of the Year for 1988. The Cake Bible was also listed by the James Beard Foundation as one of the top 13 baking books on "the Essential Book List."Rose also won a James Beard Foundation Award in 1998 forRose's Christmas Cookies, and her book, The Bread Bible, was an IACP and James Beard Foundation nominee and was listed as one of the Top Ten Books of 2003 by Publishers Weekly and Food & Wine. Her most recent book, Rose's Heavenly Cakes, won the International Association of Culinary Professionals Cookbook of the Year for 2010. For multiple years she was a contributing editor to Food Arts magazine and writes regularly for the Washington Post, Fine Cooking, Reader's Digest, and Bride's. Her popular blog, realbakingwithrose.com, has created an international community of bakers where you can visit Rose LevyBeranbaum and join in the discussion on all things baking. While you are there, you can bring the author right into your kitchen as she demonstrates key techniques and shares trade secrets so that you can create perfectly divine cakes. She also has over 155 YouTube appearances demonstrating baking techniques, including her PBS show "Baking Magic with Rose."