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Wine Events: Week of September 6

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All – sorry for the delay in weekly posts, but I took the week off to entertain some family in from out of town, and enjoy the labor day weekend.  But as always, there are some excellent wine events this week — drink up!


Wed. Sept. 8:  Food Heroes at Terroir (SoMa)

638 Fourth Street
San Francisco, CA

6:00pm – 10:o0pm – $20 ($30 w/ signed copy of book)

Food-lit fans rejoice:  the release party for Georgia Pellegrini’s “Food Heroes” brings together good food, poured along with wine selected by Terroir’s natural wine slingin’ staff.  And all the proceeds  benefit Edible Schoolyard — a garden and kitchen classroom at MLK Middle School (a project sponsored by the Chez Panisse Foundation).


Sat. Sept. 11:  Napa Cab tasting at K&L (SoMa)

K&L Wine Merchants
638 Fourth Street
San Francisco, CA

noon – 3:o0pm – $30

Missed out on 9/2 Cabernet Days?  Still plenty to go around at K&L this Saturday:

2007 Joseph Phelps Insignia
2007 BV Georges de Latour
2007 Dunn Napa Valley
2007 Flora Springs Trilogy
2007 Robert Craig Spring Mountain
2007 Tor Kenward Cimarossa Vineyard
2007 Parallel
2007 White Cottage “Risa”
2007 Crosby Roamann “The Brand” (59 cases produced)
2006 Maisonry “Blackbird Vineyards”


Sat. Sept. 11:  Donkey and Goat Fall Fete (Berkeley)
2323 B Fourth Street
Berkeley, CA

12:30pm – 4:30pm – $20 in advance/#30 at door

Gotta love wineries that do food and wine pairings for tasting.  And Donkey and Goat has a full menu to compliment their fall release wines.  Check out the goods:

  • 09 Untended Chardonnay + Pernod Lobster Cappuccino
  • 09 Stone Crusher Roussanne & 09 Coupe d’ Or +  Farmer’s Market Veggie Paella
  • 09 Carignane & 09 Pinot Noir + Pork Belly Sliders w/ Red Wine Black Currant Demi-Glace
  • 08 Mendocino Melange, 07 Reserve Syrah and likely a few more will face off to see which Syrah wins with Pulled Pork Belly Taco w/ Smokey Hickory Chipotle Sauce

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