WHEN: July 27-29, 2012
WHERE: Linfield College
Pinot Noir lovers can taste the best selections from 70 international producers with more than 250 wines at the 26th anniversary event at Linfield College. The event features Pinot noirs from around the globe including Burgundy and the Willamette Valley. Take a guided stroll through the lovely vineyards.
There will be two grand tastings, a traditional Northwest Salmon Bake, multi-course meals,Champagne brunch, jazz music, horseshoes, beer and much more.
Wine will be paired with food including: brined pork belly with haricots verts and bourride en geléebarrigoule des chanterelles. Locally baked breads and pastries, Oregon’s legendary berries and cured meats will be available every day.
The event kicks off on Friday with breakfast on the Riley Hall Patio from 7:30 a.m.-9 a.m. Admission to the full weekend’s events, except The Passport to Pinot tasting, is $975 per person, with individual events ranging from $100-$150 per person. For tickets and information, call 800-755-4762 or visit www.ipnc.org
Dr. EveAnn Lovero writes Travel Guides and Travel Apps @ www.vino-con-vista.com