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You're Invited to the Second Annual

WINE ON EARTH

TASTE-A-THON

June 17, 2021

The Wine Origins Alliance is thrilled to present the second annual “Wine On Earth Taste-A-Thon,” a series of virtual tastings hosted by some of the world's most renowned wine regions all taking place on a single day: June 17, 2021.

 

The past year has taught us just how special the simple act of coming together over a bottle of wine can be. Whether you are still social distancing or celebrating a welcome reunion with friends and family after a difficult year, wine can still bring us together. After all, it's always 5 o'clock somewhere!

 

The Wine on Earth Taste-A-Thon invites you to sip great wines from unique places all over the world – at any time, from any time zone, and from the comfort of your home.

Find a virtual tasting below to join #WineOnEarth and toast to #LocationMatters. Make sure to share your photos and videos with us on TwitterFacebook and Instagram.

HAPPENING IN

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FIND A VIRTUAL TASTING

AUSTRALIA

BAROSSA
 

Organizer: Barossa Grape & Wine Association Host: The Barossa Wine and Grape Association will host a Facebook Live event from the Barossa cellar to discuss Barossa & the global influence.

Time: 15:30 ACST

Participate: Watch live or on-demand via Facebook

FRANCE

BORDEAUX

Organizer: Conseil Interprofessionnel du Vin de Bordeaux

Host: Jane Anson to present Left Bank vs. Right Bank

Time: 13:00 - 14:00 CEST

Participate: Live via Zoom. Register here. 

 

Organizer: Conseil Interprofessionnel du Vin de Bordeaux

Host: Global Social Apéro! Winegrowers, Bordeaux professionals, and our network of international tutors will share share live virtual tastings on Instagram throughout the day.

Time: All time zones and locations welcome - it's always happy hour somewhere! 

Participate: Find events here or with the hashtags #WineOnEarth and #TasteBordeaux  


BOURGOGNE/CHABLIS

 

Organizer: Chateau de Laborde

Host: Chateau de Laborde

Time: 16:00 CEST

Participate: Chateau de Laborde will host an event beginning with a small introduction of their winery followed by the tasting of three wines: Blanc de Pinot Noir (white wine made from red grapes of Pinot Noir), Bourgogne Pinot Noir Cuvée H, Gevrey-Chambertin Au Etelois (single vineyard). Watch on YouTube beginning at 16:00 CEST on June 17.

CHAMPAGNE

 

Title: Champagne Le Brun de Neuville

Host: Champagne Le Brun de Neuville

Time: 18:00 CEST

Participate: Champagne Le Brun de Neuville celebrates the Wine on Earth Taste-A-Thon with a tasting on Zoom (Meeting ID: 926 4276 8220; Passcode : 091677)

Title: Champagne Mumm: breaking new ground to reveal the essence of Pinot Noir

Host: Champagne Mumm

Time: 14:00 CEST

Participate: Champagne Mumm celebrates the Wine on Earth Taste-A-Thon! To join the event, click here.

Organizer: Champagne Perrier-Jouët: the art of revealing nature

Host: Champagne Perrier-Jouët

Time: 11:00 AM CEST

Participate: Champagne Perrier-Jouët celebrates the Wine on Earth Taste-A-Thon! To join the event, click here.

PORTUGAL

PORTO / DOURO VALLEY

Organizer: Quinta da Boeira

Host: Quinta da Boeira

Time: TBD

Participate: Details to come - check back soon!

Organizer: Port and Douro Wines Institute

Host: Port and Douro Wines Institute presents "Talk about Wine: The Subtleties of Tawny Ports."

Time: Available on Demand

Participate: Facebook 

SOUTH AFRICA

SOUTH AFRICA

 

Organizer: Cape Wine Origins

Host: Jim Clarke, Wines of South Africa, and the Cape Wine Origins group invite you to join them a one-hour webinar highlighting five different Wines of Origin of South Africa’s Western Cape.

Time: 13:00 EST

Participate: Via Zoom - contact Jim Clarke at jim@wosa.us to RSVP.

SPAIN

JEREZ-XÉRÈS-SHERRY

 

Organizer: Denominations Of Origin Jerez-Xérès-Sherry 

Host: César Saldaña, Director of the Consejo Regulador, and six international guests will explore hot topics about Sherry, including its Terroir, the famous Sherry cask and its effects on other beverages including whiskey and how the wines of Jerez are presented and consumed today at the table and around the world. 

Time: 19:00-20:00 CET

Participate: Event will take place live on YouTube, Instagram and Facebook.

UNITED STATES

NAPA VALLEY

 

Organizer: Napa Valley Vintners

Host: John Michael Morcilio of Urban Wine Tribe moderates "Wine Around the World Taste-A-Thon: The Importance of Place" with Laura Barrett of Clif Family Winery and Josh Widaman of Pine Ridge Vineyards

Time: 17:30 PST

Participate: Webinar to take place via Zoom. Click here for more information and to register. 

PASO ROBLES

Organizer: Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance Host: Christopher Taranto, Communications Director hosts the Wine on Earth edition of the Paso Wine Hour! 

Time: 15:00 PDT

Participate: Live via Zoom and Facebook. More details here

 


TEXAS

 

Organizer: Texas Wine Growers

Host: Texas Wine Growers

Time: 14:00 CST

Participate: The Texas Wine Growers celebrate the Wine on Earth Taste-A-Thon on Facebook Live

WILLAMETTE VALLEY

Organizer: Willamette Valley Wineries Association Host: Julia Burke will moderate a panel of Winemaker Dads: A Father's Day Celebration! Panelists include Bryan Laing of Hazelfern Cellars, Jerry Murray of PROJECT M, and Thomas Savre of Lingua Franca.

Time: 16:00 PDT

Participate: Live via Zoom. Details here