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Friday | March 19, 2021 | 6:30-9p
AT HOTEL HEALDSBURG AND DRY CREEK KITCHEN

Taste of Pigs & Pinot

Friday evening’s festival kickoff is the lively Taste of Pigs & Pinot where guests sample 60 highly-acclaimed Pinot Noir wines competing in the Pinot Cup competition, both from Sonoma County and around the world. Two Rosé wines will be offered in addition to the lineup of 60 Pinot Noirs treating guests to a “white wine” twist on Pinot Noir. Tastings are served alongside a variety of pork dishes, including homemade sausages, charcuterie, grilled pork, patés and other special creations from Chef Palmer, Dry Creek Kitchen, guest celebrity chefs, and local Healdsburg restaurants including Chalkboard, Spoonbar and Valette.

$175 per person


Pinot Cup

The Pinot Cup is our annual wine competition where 60 hand-picked Pinot Noirs compete in a blind-tasting competition in hopes to be named “the best of the best” by a renowned judging panel including Doug Frost, Master Sommelier and Wine Buyer for United Airlines, Michael Jordan, Master Sommelier and Tylor Field, Wine Buyer for Mortons, Oceanaire and Mastros. The winner and runner-up will be revealed at Friday’s Taste of Pigs & Pinot event.

Stay tuned for our 2021 lineup


Pinot Cup Judges

Doug
Frost

Master Sommelier/Wine Buyer
United Airlines

Michael
Jordan

Master Sommelier

Tylor
Field

Wine Buyer
Mortons, Oceanaire, and Mastros

Guest Chefs

John
Stewart
Duskie
Estes

ZAZU kitchen + farm

Melissa
Perello

Chef/Owner
Frances, Octavia and M.Georgina

José Júlio
Vintém

Chef
Tombalobos, Portugal

Bryan
Voltaggio

Chef/Owner
VOLT

Seminar tickets are ONLY included in Hotel Healdsburg Lodging Packages and selections are subject to availability. Full package pricing is charged at the time of booking. There is an eight-week cancellation policy for full refund. Packages cancelled after Sunday, January 24, 2021 at 3pm PST are non-refundable. The room portion of the package may be applied to a future stay, ticket fees will not be credited. Please contact Hotel Healdsburg at 707 922 5249 for cancellations.