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Pinot Days San Francisco Brings Together 500 Pinots, Winemakers and Extraordinary Chefs for Wine Pairing and Wine Tasting Events Throughout the City

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.

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For Pinot Days
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