March 18/19, 2016

2016 Recap

Winner’s Circle

Pinot Cup

Pinot Cup Winner
O’Connell Vineyards
2014 Estate Grown, Russian River Valley, Sonoma County

Pinot Cup Runner Up
Charlie Clay
2013 Russian River Valley, Sonoma County

Tournament of the Pig

Judges’ Choice
Team Michael Mina / Adam Sobel and Matt Lambert

Peoples’ Choice
Team Barbara Lynch and Bryan Voltaggio

Ultimate Pinot Smackdown

Smackdown Winner
2013 Russian River Valley, Sonoma County
(Winner represented by Michael Jordan)

Smackdown Runner Up
2012 Mineral Springs, Yamhill-Carlton, Oregon

Tribute to Pigs & Pinot

The Pigs & Pinot celebration continues as Charlie Palmer and the team at Hotel Healdsburg and Dry Creek Kitchen offer a myriad of ways to celebrate the marriage of pork and Pinot Noir.


Join us for our exciting lineup including: Taste of Pigs & Pinot, Tournament of the Pig, Ultimate Pinot Smackdown, Dry Creek Kitchen’s Gala Dinner and Spoonbar’s Swine & Wine Dinner.


11th Annual Pigs & Pinot participating pork and pinot authorities include some of the country’s most renowned chefs and critically acclaimed winemakers.

Hotel Healdsburg

Hotel Healdsburg encompasses the Sonoma County wine country’s simplicity and charm. Set on the western edge of Healdsburg's historic town plaza, the 59-room boutique hotel boasts beautifully appointed guest rooms, Chef Charlie Palmer's Dry Creek Kitchen, country gardens, pool, and the luxurious Spa.


All net proceeds benefit Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign to end childhood hunger in America, as well as local Sonoma County scholarships and charities.