Welcome to my latest installment of Wine Writer Confidential, where I spill, thrill and chill you with all the news unfit to print about my world of wine writing.
It’s a busy time of the year, but here goes…a few updates for you:
#wineStudio | Arinzano | May 9th
Ever wanted to run with the bulls in Pamplona? Well, here’s your chance to at least virtually taste the wines of that region!
Yes, it’s a new month, which means a new round of virtual tastings with #wineStudio, my fave virtual wine community of wine writers, industry professionals, and social media influencers.
This Tuesday you can follow us on Twitter at #wineStudio from 6-7 p PST as we kick off a taste through the wines of Arinzano from Navarra, Spain.
Not only does this winery boast the prestigious Vino de Pago designation, but it also hosts a robust enotourism program, including…wait for it… a very cool annual Running of the Bulls tour to nearby Pamplona. ¡Salud!
Want to learn more about Arinzano?
#Winophiles | A Tour Through Burgundy | Part 1: May 20th
I’m also hosting the Facebook Group The French Winophiles through a Tour of Burgundy this May and June.
For those of you unfamiliar with The French Winophiles, it’s a formatted program that occurs on the third Saturday of each month. Members include wine, food and travel writers and enthusiasts who share a link to their themed food and wine pairing post with the group prior to the scheduled date, then meet for a tweet-up on that date. This May 20th and June 17th the topic is Burgundy.
On Saturday, May 20th, we’ll crack out our tastevin for some food and wine pairing through Chablis and the Côte d’Or. You can join us from 8-9 am PST, (10 am CST) on Twitter at #Winophiles.
On June 17th, Part 2 takes us on a tour of food, wine and travel through the Côte Chalonnaise, Mâconnais, and Beaujolais.
Food, Wine and Travel writers & Bloggers: Care to join the Burgundy Tour? Feel free to leave a comment below or IM me @binnotes. Santé!
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