World of Pinot Noir
Registration opens October 1, 2007 for next year’s
World of Pinot Noir, March 7 & 8, 2008 at The Cliffs
Resort in Shell Beach, California. The emphasis this
year is on “World” as winemakers from Switzerland,
Germany, Italy, Chile and Tasmania will be presenting
their wines. Seminars include the study of clone 115
Pinot Noirs grown in several regions, AVAs of Oregon,
old clones/old vines versus new clones/new vines, and
a focused stemware presentation with Georg Riedel.
Over 160 wineries will be pouring at one of the two
walk-around focus tastings in the big tent by the ocean.
Saturday features a special Burgundy seminar on the
wines of Jacques-Frédéric Mugnier. The event wraps
up with a Paulée Dinner at Au Bon Climat.
Join the throng of Pinot Geeks. Information and
registration is at www.wopn.com.
Last year’s World of Pinot Noir is now featured on
Grape Radio in a 3-part series, www.graperadio.com.