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Wine Speak Paso Robles

January 9, 2018 - January 11, 2018

$75 - $150

A multifaceted cast of master sommeliers, wine industry leaders and hospitality professionals is set to convene at the inaugural “Wine Speak Paso Robles”—a trade-focused event that will take place in the Paso Robles wine country on January 9-11.

Wine Speak Paso Robles features winemaker seminars, hospitality development seminars, technical winery tours and private tastings, as well as a public “Taste of Paso Robles” grand tasting on January 10 at the Atascadero Lake Pavilion. Tickets for both the grand tasting and trade seminars may be purchased at www.WineSpeakPaso.com.

“WINE SPEAK PASO ROBLES” SCHEDULE

For complete details, visit www.WineSpeakPaso.com

PUBLIC EVENTS – January 9-10

Casual “BYOB” Kickoff Tasting
Historic Carlton Hotel Restaurant on January 9 @ 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

“Taste of Paso Robles” Grand Tasting
Atascadero Lake Pavilion on January 10 @ 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

TRADE & MEDIA SEMINARS – January 9-10

New World Syrah – January 9 @ 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Panelists:

  • Serge Carlei, Winemaker, Carlei Wines (Victoria, Australia)
  • Bruce Neyers, Owner, Neyers Winery (Napa Valley, California)
  • Greg Harrington MS, Founder and Winemaker, Gramercy Cellars (Walla Walla, Washington)
  • Andy Peay, Owner and GM, Peay Vineyards (West Sonoma Coast, California)
  • Moderator: Chuck Furuya MS, Partner, DK Restaurants (Honolulu, Hawaii)

New World Cabernet Sauvignon – January 9 @ 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Panelists:

  • Serge Carlei, Winemaker, Carlei Wines (Victoria, Australia)
  • Bruce Neyers, Owner, Neyers Vineyards (Napa Valley, California)
  • Greg Harrington MS, Founder and Winemaker, Gramercy Cellars (Walla Walla, Washington)
  • Moderator: Chuck Furuya MS, Partner, DK Restaurants (Honolulu, Hawaii)

Central Coast Syrah – January 10 @ 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Panelists:

  • Justin Smith, Owner, Saxum (Paso Robles, California)
  • Matt Dees, Winemaker, Jonata, (Ballard Canyon, California)
  • Adam Tolmach, Owner and Winemaker, Ojai Vineyard (Santa Maria Valley, California)
  • Moderator: Chuck Furuya MS, Partner, DK Restaurants (Honolulu, Hawaii)

Central Coast Cabernet Sauvignon – January 10 @ 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Panelists:

  • Matt Dees, Winemaker, Jonata, (Ballard Canyon, California)
  • Mike Sinor, Director of Winemaking, Ancient Peaks Winery (Santa Margarita Ranch, Paso Robles, California)
  • Tyler Thomas, Winemaker, Star Lane Vineyard (Happy Canyon, California)
  • Guillaume Fabre, Winemaker & Owner, Clos Solene Winery (Paso Robles, California)
  • Moderator: Chuck Furuya MS, Partner, DK Restaurants (Honolulu, Hawaii)

HOSPITALITY SEMINARS – JANUARY 11

ABCs for Tasting Room Staffs and Restaurant Servers – January 11 @ 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Presenters:

  • Chuck Furuya MS, Partner, DK Restaurants

So You Want to Be A Wine Professional – January 11 @ Noon to 2 p.m.

Panelists:

  • Fred Dame, Master Sommelier, vice president of prestige accounts at American Wine & Spirits, Chairman of Board Guild Somm.com
  • Mark Shishido, Wine Director, Alan Wong’s Restaurant
  • Nunzio Alioto MS, Former Chairman of the Court of Master Sommeliers
  • Moderator: Chuck Furuya MS, Partner, DK Restaurants

The Philosophy of Aloha – January 11 @ 2:30 to 4 p.m.

Presenters:

  • Renee Awana, managing director for product development at Hawaiian Airlines
  • Alisa Onishi, director of brand management and development at Hawaiian Airlines

PRIVATE TRADE & MEDIA EVENTS

Media & Sommelier Paso Robles Blind Tasting at Historic Carlton Hotel – January 9 @ 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. (by invitation)

VIP Reception at Historic Carlton Hotel – January 10 @ 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. (by invitation)

Winery Technical Tours – January 11

  • Tablas Creek Vineyard, hosted by Jason Haas, GM, Partner
  • Saxum’s James Berry Vineyard, hosted by Justin Smith, Owner
  • Ancient Peaks Winery, hosted by Mike Sinor, Director of Winemaking
  • DAOU Vineyards & Winery, hosted by Maeve Pesquera, Senior Vice President

Details

Start:
January 9, 2018
End:
January 11, 2018
Cost:
$75 - $150
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Website:
http://www.winespeakpaso.com

Organizer

Wine Speak Paso Robles
Phone:
(805) 365-7045
Email:
info@winespeakpaso.com
Website:
www.winespeakpaso.com

Venue

The Carlton Hotel
6005 El Camino Real
Atascadero, CA 93422 United States
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Phone:
(805) 461-5100