“We’ve tasted more than 12,000 wines from around the world and these are the wineries that came out on top—a group we’re excited to welcome as they pour their top-rated wines for our friends in San Francisco.
New York, NY (PRWEB) October 01, 2012
Wine & Spirits Magazine (W&S) will host the Ninth Annual Top 100 event on Wednesday, October 17, 2012, at City View at METREON in San Francisco. A benefit for San Francisco Baykeeper, the event celebrates Wine & Spirits’ Top 100 “Wineries of the Year”—producers that delivered the best overall performances in the magazine’s tastings conducted during the past twelve months.
In addition to the Wineries of the Year, W&S editors have selected the New & Notable Restaurants and Bars in the Bay Area, including Burritt Room + Tavern, Dixie, Haven, Local's Corner, Maven, Mosto, Namu Gaji, Redd Wood and St Vincent. These new additions to the Bay Area culinary scene will serve bites of a signature dish paired with wines featured at the tasting. Guests will also enjoy specialties from local artisanal purveyors, including Boccalone Charcuterie, Hog Island Oysters, Point Reyes Cheese, Sour Flour, Socola Chocolates, Tcho Chocolates and Barefoot Coffee.
This year’s exclusive sponsors will include: Amedeo Wines, Celebrity Cruise, Mavea Water, Riedel and Wine.com. Additional event partners can be found at wineandspiritsmagazine.com/top100.
“The Top 100 is our favorite night of the year,” says W&S publisher and editor Joshua Greene. “We’ve tasted more than 12,000 wines from around the world and these are the wineries that came out on top—a group we’re excited to welcome as they pour their top-rated wines for our friends in San Francisco. And we’re equally excited about the food we have planned to match their wines—from fresh-shucked oysters to dishes from chefs at our 2012 New & Notable Restaurants and Bars.”
The Top 100 Wineries of the Year will be featured in the Winter Issue of Wine & Spirits, to be unveiled at the Top 100 event. In keeping with W&S Magazine’s mission to raise awareness of water conservation issues, proceeds from the event will benefit San Francisco Baykeeper.
W&S Magazine Top 100 Tasting
Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.; VIP ticket holders admitted early at 6:00 p.m.
Trade and Media Preview: 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Location: City View at METREON, San Francisco
135 Fourth Street, 4th Fl, San Francisco, CA 94103
Admission: Tickets available for purchase at wineandspiritsmagazine.com/top100 for $105. A limited number of VIP tickets are available for $125.
Founded in 1982, Wine & Spirits Magazine is published eight times a year and read by over 200,000 members of America’s wine community. Consumers and wine professionals read the magazine for information on established and up-and-coming regions and producers, the art and science of viticulture, restaurant and industry happenings, and food and wine pairing. Leading the wine magazine category, Wine & Spirits has earned the most James Beard awards for excellence in wine writing. Visit wineandspiritsmagazine.com for more information.