WINE COUNTRY PRESS
Attn: David Haley
PASO ROBLES WINEMAKERS HOST BOSTON TASTING ON MARCH 29
Event at the Anthonyâ€™s Pier 4 Restaurant benefits Community Servings
The Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance 2007 Grand Tasting Tour visits Boston, on Thursday, March 29. Twenty-five wineries will showcase wines from the Paso Robles American Viticulture Area (AVA) at Anthonyâ€™s Pier 4 Restaurant, overlooking the historic Boston Harbor. Seminars and wine tasting events are scheduled throughout the day allowing wine trade, media and consumers to taste the distinct differences of wines from Paso Robles, located along Californiaâ€™s beautiful Central Coast.
"This is our first visit to Boston as a regional group," said Stacie Jacob, executive director of the Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance. We have several successful brands in Boston, but we feel this New England market is wine savvy with a world-class restaurant scene, which pairs nicely with the wines of Paso Robles."
All interested wine professionals and consumer enthusiasts are invited to discover the growing Paso Robles wine region and meet the winemakers and principles who will be on site in Boston on Thursday, March 29. Anthonyâ€™s Pier 4 Restaurant is located at 140 Northern Avenue; Boston. Free parking is available. Boston wine enthusiasts can purchase tickets by visiting www.pasowine.com.
The Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance:
The Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance represents wineries, growers and businesses in Paso Robles Wine Country. Centrally located between San Francisco and Los Angeles, along Californiaâ€™s Central Coast, Paso Robles Wine Country is Californiaâ€™s fastest growing wine region. It encompasses more than 26,000 vineyard acres and more than 170 wineries. With a greater day-to-night temperature swing than any other appellation in California, Paso Robles is an optimal area for producing more than 40 wine varieties. For more information, visit www.pasowine.com.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
WINE PROFESSIONAL EVENTS
Press and Trade must RSVP in advance by sending an e-mail to Boston@pasowine.com or calling 978-741-0939. Credentials may be required.
Technical Seminar for Trade and Media Exclusively: 12-1 p.m.
Limited Seating, Reservations Required
Hear from a panel of Paso Robles winemakers and learn how the region is well suited for producing premium wines during this technical seminar. Taste wines produced from the regionâ€™s diverse soils combined with warm days and cool nights, making the Paso Robles AVA optimal for growing more than 40 wine varieties.
Walk-Around Tasting For Trade and Media Exclusively: 1 â€“ 4 p.m.
Meet the producers of 25 wineries featuring more than 150 wines from the growing Paso Robles AVA and taste what makes the regionâ€™s wines distinct and different. Wineries are looking to find distributors and educate key accounts to grow market share in Boston and greater New England for Paso Robles wines.
CONSUMER WINE ENTHUSIAST EVENTS
Consumer (Open to the Public) Walk-Around Wine and Food Tasting: 5 â€“ 7 p.m.
Local residents have the opportunity to experience Paso Robles Wine Country. Meet the producers and taste wines from more than 25 Paso Robles wineries while sampling an array of foods. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Community Servings, dedicated to providing free home-delivered meals throughout Eastern Massachusetts to people homebound with HIV/AIDS and other acute life-threatening illnesses who are unable to shop or cook for themselves. For more information go to www.servings.org
Purchase your $40 ticket in advance at www.pasowine.com.
The 2007 Grand Tasting Tour also visits Washington D.C. on March 27. For a complete list of wineries or more specifics on the tour go to www.pasowine.com.
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