|By Marketwired .||
|June 14, 2010 12:00 PM EDT||
SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/14/10 -- Pinot Days returns to San Francisco June 21 - 27, 2010 assembling more than 500 pinots, gifted and interesting winemakers, celebrated chefs and extraordinary wine and food events throughout the city. A renowned pinot noir wine event with annual tastings in Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco, Pinot Days connects wine enthusiasts and winemakers creating a unique opportunity for new and seasoned wine lovers to experience, enjoy and deepen their knowledge of pinot noir. The 6th Annual Pinot Days San Francisco includes intimate Focus Tastings where attendees sit among famed winemakers, a Russian River Valley Tour, a Producer Spotlight event with famed winemaker Adam Lee of Siduri Wines, a winemaker dinner produced by noted Chef and food pioneer Roy Yamaguchi and tastings at popular San Francisco wine venues including District Wine Bar, MO Bar, and Ottimista Enoteca. Pinot Days culminates with the Grand Festival at Fort Mason Center on June 27. The Pinot Days Grand Festival is a wine tasting event which gives wine lovers the opportunity to experience and enjoy some of the world's best pinot noir and interact directly with the more than 200 acclaimed winemakers who produce them. Tickets for all Pinot Days events can be purchased at www.pinotdays.com.
Founded by The Bay Area Wine Project with the ultimate goal of advancing the profile of pinot noir, Pinot Days is a celebration of pinot noir and its most brilliant winemakers, the vineyards, the grapes, and the often-bewitching process of urging the noble pinot grape into great wine. At Pinot Days, the winemakers and winery owners do the pouring, creating a uniquely engaging experience where wine enthusiasts can interact, ask questions and learn the stories behind what goes into making great pinot noir.
The 6th Annual Pinot Days San Francisco food and wine event line-up includes:
June 21 Winemaker "Table Hop" Dinner at Chef Roy Yamaguchi's Roy's Restaurant 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm, Roy's Restaurant - 575 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA Pinot Days and the American Institute of Wine and Food (AIWF) host a spectacular pinot- paired dinner produced by AIWF ambassador and contemporary gastronomy master chef Roy Yamaguchi. This event features a five course, pinot-paired dinner and fourteen different pinots, as well as the colorful, gifted winemakers who create them. $140 June 25 Russian River Valley Pinot Noir Wine Tour 9:00 am - 5:30 pm, Merry Edwards Vineyards This private and luxurious event gives an insiders tour through the heart of Russian River Valley and its stunning vineyards. Tours and tasting events will take place at Merry Edwards Vineyards, Dutton Goldfield, Iron Horse, Benovia and Inman Family Winery. Event includes an old-fashioned BBQ and tasting in the Iron Horse vineyard. $90 June 25 Producer Spotlight Tasting: Adam Lee and Siduri Wines 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm, The Fleet Room, Fort Mason Center Renowned winemaker Adam Lee's work celebrates pinot noir in all of its forms, offering impeccably crafted wines that range like people do in personality. This event features conversation with Adam as he shares his 16 favorite wines to the wine enthusiasts who delight in them. $85 June 26 Focus Tasting: Santa Lucia Highlands, Santa Rita Hills and Santa Maria Valley Pinot 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm at The Fleet Room, Fort Mason Center These Southern AVAs may be known for their forward fruit, but in the hands of the 16 featured winemakers at this event they show their stylistic diversity and exceptional uniqueness. Featured wineries include: Pisoni Vineyards, Cargasacchi Wines and Clos Pepe Vineyards. $70 June 26 Focus Tasting: In "Trivial" Pursuit of Pinot Noir 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm, The Fleet Room, Fort Mason Center In the Pinot Days spirit of "Serious Wines, Serious Fun," this educational event will showcase 15 excellent pinots and accompany them with entertaining stories and facts that is sure to heighten one's love for the noble grape. Featured winemakers include legends like Richard Sanford, Greg La Follette and Jean Charles Boisset. $70 June 26 Focus Tasting: Russian River Valley, Sonoma Coast and Carneros Pinot Noir 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, The Fleet Room, Fort Mason Center These three lauded pinot regions are deservedly heralded for their ability to produce stellar pinot noir. This event will feature 16 talented winemakers who produced some of the world's brightest, most diverse and well-balanced pinots. Wineries include: Joseph Swan, Merry Edwards and Gary Farrell. $70 June 27 Pinot Days Grand Festival Tasting 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm, Festival Pavilion, Fort Mason Center Pinot Days Grand Festival Tasting assembles more than 500 pinots from every important domestic pinot noir region, from the Russian River Valley to the Santa Lucia Highlands, Oregon to Carneros, the Anderson Valley to the Sonoma Coast to the Santa Rita Hills. The event includes food that pairs well with pinot from local and artisanal food purveyors. $60
Pinot Days is an event that connects wine enthusiasts directly with winemakers creating a unique opportunity for new and seasoned wine lovers to experience, enjoy and deepen their knowledge of pinot noir. Produced by the Bay Area Wine Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of pinot noir, Pinot Days was created by Steven and Lisa Rigisich out of their love for the "the noble grape." The Bay Area Wine Project holds annual events in San Francisco, Chicago and Southern California. Pinotdays.com provides information about and access to wine-related events, wine education opportunities and wine trivia -- including articles about outstanding wine personalities, winery profiles, reviews of wine events, restaurant wine lists, formal tastings and more. For more information visit www.pinotdays.com.
For Pinot Days
ChatOps is an emerging topic that has led to the wide availability of integrations between group chat and various other tools/platforms. Currently, HipChat is an extremely powerful collaboration platform due to the various ChatOps integrations that are available. However, DevOps automation can involve orchestration and complex workflows. In his session at @DevOpsSummit at 20th Cloud Expo, Himanshu Chhetri, CTO at Addteq, will cover practical examples and use cases such as self-provisioning infra...
Mar. 25, 2017 11:15 PM EDT Reads: 2,909
The financial services market is one of the most data-driven industries in the world, yet it’s bogged down by legacy CPU technologies that simply can’t keep up with the task of querying and visualizing billions of records. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Jared Parker, Director of Financial Services at Kinetica, will discuss how the advent of advanced in-database analytics on the GPU makes it possible to run sophisticated data science workloads on the same database that is housing the rich inf...
Mar. 25, 2017 10:45 PM EDT Reads: 3,610
For organizations that have amassed large sums of software complexity, taking a microservices approach is the first step toward DevOps and continuous improvement / development. Integrating system-level analysis with microservices makes it easier to change and add functionality to applications at any time without the increase of risk. Before you start big transformation projects or a cloud migration, make sure these changes won’t take down your entire organization.
Mar. 25, 2017 09:45 PM EDT Reads: 3,549
Apache Hadoop is emerging as a distributed platform for handling large and fast incoming streams of data. Predictive maintenance, supply chain optimization, and Internet-of-Things analysis are examples where Hadoop provides the scalable storage, processing, and analytics platform to gain meaningful insights from granular data that is typically only valuable from a large-scale, aggregate view. One architecture useful for capturing and analyzing streaming data is the Lambda Architecture, represent...
Mar. 25, 2017 08:45 PM EDT Reads: 5,944
My team embarked on building a data lake for our sales and marketing data to better understand customer journeys. This required building a hybrid data pipeline to connect our cloud CRM with the new Hadoop Data Lake. One challenge is that IT was not in a position to provide support until we proved value and marketing did not have the experience, so we embarked on the journey ourselves within the product marketing team for our line of business within Progress. In his session at @BigDataExpo, Sum...
Mar. 25, 2017 08:45 PM EDT Reads: 2,749
Things are changing so quickly in IoT that it would take a wizard to predict which ecosystem will gain the most traction. In order for IoT to reach its potential, smart devices must be able to work together. Today, there are a slew of interoperability standards being promoted by big names to make this happen: HomeKit, Brillo and Alljoyn. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Adam Justice, vice president and general manager of Grid Connect, will review what happens when smart devices don’t work togethe...
Mar. 25, 2017 06:15 PM EDT Reads: 2,560
SYS-CON Events announced today that Ocean9will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Ocean9 provides cloud services for Backup, Disaster Recovery (DRaaS) and instant Innovation, and redefines enterprise infrastructure with its cloud native subscription offerings for mission critical SAP workloads.
Mar. 25, 2017 05:15 PM EDT Reads: 1,925
In his session at @ThingsExpo, Eric Lachapelle, CEO of the Professional Evaluation and Certification Board (PECB), will provide an overview of various initiatives to certifiy the security of connected devices and future trends in ensuring public trust of IoT. Eric Lachapelle is the Chief Executive Officer of the Professional Evaluation and Certification Board (PECB), an international certification body. His role is to help companies and individuals to achieve professional, accredited and worldw...
Mar. 25, 2017 04:00 PM EDT Reads: 497
Adding public cloud resources to an existing application can be a daunting process. The tools that you currently use to manage the software and hardware outside the cloud aren’t always the best tools to efficiently grow into the cloud. All of the major configuration management tools have cloud orchestration plugins that can be leveraged, but there are also cloud-native tools that can dramatically improve the efficiency of managing your application lifecycle.
Mar. 25, 2017 04:00 PM EDT Reads: 2,829
Providing the needed data for application development and testing is a huge headache for most organizations. The problems are often the same across companies - speed, quality, cost, and control. Provisioning data can take days or weeks, every time a refresh is required. Using dummy data leads to quality problems. Creating physical copies of large data sets and sending them to distributed teams of developers eats up expensive storage and bandwidth resources. And, all of these copies proliferating...
Mar. 25, 2017 03:15 PM EDT Reads: 6,438
DevOps is often described as a combination of technology and culture. Without both, DevOps isn't complete. However, applying the culture to outdated technology is a recipe for disaster; as response times grow and connections between teams are delayed by technology, the culture will die. A Nutanix Enterprise Cloud has many benefits that provide the needed base for a true DevOps paradigm. In his Day 3 Keynote at 20th Cloud Expo, Chris Brown, a Solutions Marketing Manager at Nutanix, will explore t...
Mar. 25, 2017 03:00 PM EDT Reads: 2,716
SYS-CON Events announced today that Technologic Systems Inc., an embedded systems solutions company, will exhibit at SYS-CON's @ThingsExpo, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Technologic Systems is an embedded systems company with headquarters in Fountain Hills, Arizona. They have been in business for 32 years, helping more than 8,000 OEM customers and building over a hundred COTS products that have never been discontinued. Technologic Systems’ pr...
Mar. 25, 2017 01:45 PM EDT Reads: 3,284
SYS-CON Events announced today that CA Technologies has been named “Platinum Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, and the 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place October 31-November 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. CA Technologies helps customers succeed in a future where every business – from apparel to energy – is being rewritten by software. From ...
Mar. 25, 2017 01:30 PM EDT Reads: 1,706
The taxi industry never saw Uber coming. Startups are a threat to incumbents like never before, and a major enabler for startups is that they are instantly “cloud ready.” If innovation moves at the pace of IT, then your company is in trouble. Why? Because your data center will not keep up with frenetic pace AWS, Microsoft and Google are rolling out new capabilities In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Don Browning, VP of Cloud Architecture at Turner, will posit that disruption is inevitable for c...
Mar. 25, 2017 01:15 PM EDT Reads: 2,039
SYS-CON Events announced today that Cloudistics, an on-premises cloud computing company, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Cloudistics delivers a complete public cloud experience with composable on-premises infrastructures to medium and large enterprises. Its software-defined technology natively converges network, storage, compute, virtualization, and management into a ...
Mar. 25, 2017 12:45 PM EDT Reads: 1,875