Seminars

Saturday Seminar

The New Epicenter of Wine – Washington State
Saturday, March 2, 2019 | 12-1 p.m.
Target Field

Come explore 6 staple wines that fully showcase the diversity and quality of Washington State. Sean Sullivan (Wine Enthusiast of the Washington Wine Report) will take you across the state, sharing what makes our terroir so perfect for grape-growing. Indulge in 6 small food bites that pair perfectly with the wines and show that Washington wines are also some of the most food-friendly.

Moderator: Sean Sullivan, Wine Enthusiast

Panelists:
Bill Ward, Star Tribune
Jason Kallsen, Twin Cities Wine
Chad Johnson, Dusted Valley/Boomtown Winemaker
Jamie Bundul, Sysco Chef

Wines poured:
Eroica Riesling
Sixto Chardonnay
Browne Tribute CV 2015 (BDX Blend)
Hedges Cabernet Sauvignon RM 2015
Dusted Valley Tall Tales Syrah/Stained Tooth Syrah
DeLille Four Flags

$50 per person – Wine samples and lite bites included

Saturday Seminar

This is Willamette Valley Pinot Noir
Saturday, March 2, 2019 | 12-1 p.m.
Target Field

Learn what makes Willamette Valley Pinot Noir so special as you taste through diverse examples and get to know the many vineyards and personalities of our region in a seminar taught by Julia Burke of the Willamette Valley Wineries Association. Julia holds a WSET Advanced Certificate in Wine & Spirits and has been a passionate wine educator for a decade.

$50 per person – Wine samples and lite bites included

Sunday Seminar

Bees, Sheep and Cows – Biodiversity in Bonterra Wines
Sunday, March 3, 2018 | 12-1 p.m.
Target Field

Learn more about Bonterra’s biodiversity and the impact it has on our award-winning portfolio of wines during this dynamic seminar with Winemaker Jeff Cichocki. Jeff has a degree in Environmental Studies from Sonoma State University and has spent much of his life in California where he started as a wine apprentice, moving quickly to Cellar Master and now Winemaker.

Explore the breadth and depth of this organically farmed collection and celebrate the quality of regenerative farming.

$50 per person – Wine samples and lite bites included

Sunday Seminar

Are Ciders and Hard Seltzers the Future or a Fad? – Lift Bridge and Loon Juice
Sunday, March 3, 2018 | 12-1 p.m.
Target Field

The seminar will explore what makes up a ciders and hard seltzer and what are the key drivers pushing these segments to the front of the alcohol beverage line. Together we’ll discuss what the opportunities are for these products and is there a place for local / craft players while sampling the best of both products.

$50 per person – Wine samples and lite bites included