An Evening of Education & Wine with Zach Rasmuson of Duckhorn Wine Company

UPDATE: As of today, Mon., 10/28, there are only 15 tickets left before this event sells out. Purchase your ticket ASAP if interested in attending!

You must purchase your ticket directly from Total Wine & More. There are a limited number of spots open for this exclusive evening. Don’t wait until it’s too late. You must arrive on time. This event will sell out!

Tonight we’ll spend the evening with Zach Rasmuson with the Duckhorn Wine Company understanding the art of wine and tasting a great selection of Duckhorn varietals at Total Wine & More in Redondo Beach. We will educate and elevate our palates discovering the aromas and tastes in wines.

Co-founded by Dan and Margaret Duckhorn in 1976, Duckhorn Vineyards has spent more than 30 years establishing itself as one of North America's premier producers of Bordeaux varietal wines. From its modest inaugural vintage of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot in 1978, to its addition of Sauvignon Blanc in 1982, Duckhorn Vineyards has crafted a tradition of quality and excellence that continues today.

A staple on elite wine lists worldwide and a premium wine on select retailer’s shelves, Duckhorn Vineyards and Goldeneye are recognized across the United States and beyond as ultra-premium wineries crafting extraordinary wines.

Chief Operating Officer and Executive Winemaker, Zach Rasmuson will share with us the skill of wine blending, the grapes used in creating different varietals, food pairings and the basic aromas, tastes and different mouth sensations that excite our senses of smell and taste.

The following wines will be poured for our tasting:

2012 Duckhorn Vineyards Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc
2010 Goldeneye Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Wine Spectator – 91 points
2010 Duckhorn Vineyards Napa Valley Merlot
2010 Duckhorn Vineyards Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Spectator – 90 points
2010 Paraduxx Z Blend Napa Valley Red Wine
2009 Duckhorn The Discussion Wine Spectator – 92 points

An assortment of gourmet cheese, breads and light hors d'oeuvres will be provided.

The cost for this evening’s wine education, tasting and nibbles is $25. You will need to purchase your ticket in advance at https://www.eventbrite.com/event/8740508095. There are limited spots available, so purchase your ticket soon – don’t delay! The evening’s event ends at about 8:30 PMish.

There is plenty of free parking. It should be a great night. Look forward to seeing you there!

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  • Cori

    Great! My pocketbook is certainly lighter! But, their wines are top notch!

    November 3, 2013

  • Robin P.

    Had a great time! Tried some great wines!

    1 · November 2, 2013

  • Pearl

    Although there are no tickets left I was told there will be a decoy event at the wine bar from 5-6 pm where for $.10 each you can sample about 5-7 wines, I'm not sure the amt of each wine though. And during this time they will assess if they can still add more people. I plan to be there around 5:30 or so and try the wines and who knows might just be able to attend the event.

    October 30, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'll be there...looking forward to it!

    October 29, 2013

  • Cori

    I did reply "yes" but with no tickets left, I'm not sure what will happen.

    October 28, 2013

  • Cori

    Ahhhh!!! As soon as I saw this, I tried to get a ticket. They are sold out! I LOVE Duckhorn wines and their winery in Napa is my favorite. I'm so disappointed. If anyone needs to cancel, I'll buy your ticket!!!!

    October 28, 2013

  • Gail H.

    I got one ticket. Most of my friends cant get there that early on Friday so I look forward to meeting all of you!!!! I will be coming solo!

    Gail

    October 28, 2013

  • Linda

    Ohhhhhhhh I love Duckhorn wines --- they are great. Unfortunately I won't be back in town. Sighhhhhh Have fun, and drink one for me! Will be back from about 11/9 - 11/19 or 20. Hope I get to see you all then!

    October 28, 2013

  • Cynthia

    paid

    October 28, 2013

  • Analisa

    We purchased our tickets.

    October 28, 2013

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