Schedule

 

Thursday, January 30th

Tasting – Champagne Jean Vesselle & Caviar
Champagne Jean Vesselle is a sensual, cult wine for Champagne lovers who crave the power and finesse of Pinot Noir based wines. Michael Bassler of North Berkeley Wines hosts this intimate opening VIP reception with 4 of Jean Vesselle’s Champagnes served with Caviar and Blinis from Chef Louis Moskow of 315 Restaurant in Santa Fe.
Sagebrush Inn & Suites | 4:00-5:00 PM | $45
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Tasting – Taste of Taos & Reserve Tasting
A dozen of Taos’ best restaurants serve signature appetizers alongside tastes of reserve wines from the owners of the 40 participating wineries at Sagebrush Inn in Taos.
A silent auction benefits the Taos High Culinary program. (New Venue: Live Music by Jackson Price & Big Swing Theory, More space, more wineries, more parking,!)
Sagebrush Inn & Suites | 5:00-7:30 PM | $95
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Friday, January 31st

Luncheon – On Mountain Lamb Roast with ACEQ, Common Fire & Love Apple
Join a power wine team — Brian Larky of Dalla Terra, Lyle Railsback of Kermit Lynch, Chris Barnes of Jose Pastor Selections, Scot Bilbro of Marietta and Morgan Twain Peterson of Bedrock — for this one-of-a-kind ski-in, ski-out al fresco lamb roast party on the deck of the newly remodeled Phoenix Grill with deletable small plates from three of Taos’ top restaurants.
The Phoenix Grill (Chair 4) | Noon-1:30 PM | $45
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Seminar – Heitz Vertical Tasting
The iconic Heitz Wine Cellars celebrated their 50th anniversary recently and we are excited to have Daniel Vu back to Taos to host a retrospective tasting of Heitz wines — current and library.
TSV Resort Center (Looking Glass Room) | 12:30-1:30 PM | $45
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Seminar – Grenache In All Its Glory (and Colors)
Join Chelsea Franchi, Senior Assistant Winemaker at Tablas Creek, for an exploration of the versatile Grenache grape. Grenache Blanc makes whites with both body and freshness. Grenache Noir is the third-most-planted grape worldwide, producing reds with spicy depth and richness as well as some of the world’s greatest rosés. Chelsea will show how this multifaceted grape contributes to white wines, rosés and red wines, and share 8 different Grenache-based wines from Tablas Creek’s Biodynamic vineyards in Paso Robles.
TSV Resort Center (Looking Glass Room) | 2:30-3:30 PM | $45
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Tasting – Apres Ski Tasting
Join more than a dozen of TWWF participating wineries for a fun and intimate walk around tasting in the Martini Tree at Taos Ski Valley with canapes from 192 at the Blake, Rhoda’s and the Bavarian.
Martini Tree TSV | 3:00-5:00 PM | $45
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Seminar – Alternative History Lesson with Steve Matthiasson and Rob Sinskey
A seminar on what inspired us, a brief history of Napa, how and why wines age and a look into the crystal ball… the future of wine in Napa with a tasting of current wines and surprise library wines from Rob and Steve.
TSV Resort Center (Looking Glass Room) | 4:30 to 5:30 PM | $45
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Saturday February 1st

Luncheon – Willamette Valley Wines, Salmon Roast & Grilled Oysters
Join chef Shane Alexander of Quail Run, Joe Wrede of Joseph’s Culinary Pub and Chef Jon Mudder of Blonde Bear Tavern for an al fresco salmon roast and oyster fest featuring Willamette Valley Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Gamay Noir and Sparkling wines from the winemakers at Argyle, Beaux Freres, Belle Pente, Martin Woods and Sequitor.
Taos Ski Valley Plaza | Noon-1:30 PM | $45
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Seminar – Sangiovese Masterclass with William Davis of Wilson Daniels
Join William Davis — Director of Education, Wilson Daniels — for a master class in Sangiovese. The unique expressions of Sangiovese will be explored between the Chianti Classico and Brunello regions. The stellar lineup includes Biondi-Santi Brunello di Montalcino, Biondi-Santi Rosso di Montalcino, Val di Suga Brunello de Montalcino, Val di Suga Rosso di Montalcino alongside Volpaia Chianti Classico and Volpaia Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Coltassala.
TSV Resort Center (Looking Glass Room) | 12:30-1:30 PM | $45
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Seminar – Chateau Musar Vertical
Jo Barrett of Broadbent Selections presents 8 wines from this iconic estate in Lebanon – Musar Juene Blanc (or Rose), Hochar et Fils 2016, Musar Rouge 1996, 2000, 2006 and 2011, Musar Blanc 2010 and 2003.
TSV Resort Center (Looking Glass Room) | 2:30-3:30 PM | $45
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TastingGrand Tasting
The Grand Tasting features more than 150 different wines from 30 participating wineries and tastes from a dozen of Taos and Taos Ski Valley’s finest restaurants. Meet and taste wines with 30 of the worlds top winemakers & importers.
Taos Ski Valley Resort | 4:00 to 6:30 PM | $95
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