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Alexander Valley Vineyards Wine Party at Inverness Resort: Winemaker Kevin Hall

6/13/12  Ticket sales have ENDED.  We will NOT be able to accomodate people at the door as we are sold out and at capacity for this event.

Please mark your calendar for Saturday July 21, 2012 our next event

UNPAID MEETUP RSVP'S have been removed from the meetup RSVP list so we can cross reference paid members.  We have over 100 attending.

Please note, our events are a "wine social mixer", not a business networking event.  Please leave your "pitch" at home.  Thanks.


Eventbrite - Alexander Valley Vineyards Highly Rated Wine Party at Inverness Resort with Winemaker Kevin Hall

What: Premier Winemaker Event with Kevin Hall, Alexander Valley Vineyards Winemaker at the Inverness Resort!, Denver's largest wine group for Young Professionals invites you to meet Kevin Hall, the award winning winemaker for Alexander Valley Vineyards for a wine and food pairing event featuring their highly rated estate wines and Cyrus. Mr. Hall will answer questions, and discuss specific characteristics of each of his hand crafted wines.

When: Wednesday June 13, 2012 at 6:00 PM

Where: Inverness Resort Denver Tech Center on the Patio overlooking the Golf Course (if weather is inclement we will be in one of the fabulous banquet rooms overlooking the golf course) Address: 200 Inverness Drive West Englewood, Colorado 80112

Crowd: Mostly Young/Mid Professionals late 20's through 40's/early 50's (we will split tickets for females, males and couples to have a balanced social mix). Once a ticket type sells out, please get on the waitlist.

Dress: Business/Dressy Casual to Business/Dress to Impress

Cost: $29.99 includes tax and tip (Wine Party Only) Eventbrite - Alexander Valley Vineyards Highly Rated Wine Party at Inverness Resort with Winemaker Kevin Hall

Directions and Parking: I-25 to Dry Creek exit, East on Dry Creek, turn right on Inverness Drive (outer road). The restaurant has FREE parking in front of the hotel and is a few blocks from the Light Rail to the Dry Creek Station (take the walkway over the I-25)

Wines and Food Pairing

Reception Gewurz 2011 2011 Gewurztaminer is harvested exclusively from two small "organically certified" vineyards in Mendocino County Prior Vintages: 92 Points - Best Buy - Gold Medal: Beverage Testing Institute

With Food Pairings:

2010 Estate Chardonnay
with Ancho Grilled Shrimp on Cucumber, Summer Peach Relish Double Gold - 2010 Sonoma Harvest Fair

2009 Alexander Valley Vineyards Estate Merlot with Chilled Grilled Flank Steak on Blue Corn Pancake with Boursin Cream Cheese 91 points Beverage Testing Institute March 2012
Cabernet Sauvignon

Sin Zin 2009 with Warm Chorizo and Potato Empanada Sin Zin is one of the most recognizable wines in the country. From the beginning Sin Zin was an elegant style of Zinfandel due to the region and winemaking style. AVV harvests grapes from throughout the Alexander Valley Prior Accolades: 93 points - BTI "A great, hedonistic and seamlessly balanced Zin for every occasion." Gold Medal - 2010 Sonoma Harvest Fair, Gold Medal - 2011 San Francisco Chronicle International Wine Competition, Gold Medal - 2011 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition

2010 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon with Braised Brisket on Crostini with Micro Arugula 2009 vintage had 90 points & Editors Choice Wine Enthusiast

CYRUS 2007 with Lamb Sate with Red Curry Palm Sugar Glaze 3 lots of Cabernet Sauvignon with exceptional concentration, purity & lush texture, two lots of Cabernet Franc with finesse & depth and one lot each of Merlot & Petit Verdot for vivid color and richness. After blending, the wine was aged for 12 months in French oak to meld the flavors. Once bottled the wine was aged for an additional 14 months to develop into a seamless blend. 95 Points - Gold Medal - Best of Appellation California State Fair 2011, 91 Points - Wine Enthusiast, 93 Points - Gold Medal Los Angeles International Wine Competition 2011, 93 Points - Gold Medal Cellar Selection Beverage Testing Institute 2011, 91 Points Two Puffs Connoisseurs Guide to California Wines (this wine will have a smaller pour)

JOIN US FOR DINNER AFTER THE EVENT: Did you miss out on 5280 Restaurant Week? We have a DEAL for you.......BACA RESTAURANT-5 star at the Inverness has agreed to do a 5280 Restaurant week dinner for our group. 4 courses for $26.00 plus tax/tip Menu You can also order off the menu

Please Note: NO TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT THE DOOR/NO WALK UPS!....sorry but we will have to turn away anyone who doesn't have an advance ticket as wine and food has been allotted based on the ticketed attendees and we do not handle money at the door. We are limiting this event to 100 attendees with a winemaker due to capcity of the room. Our events sell out quick! About Alexander Valley Vineyards: Established in 1984, the Alexander Valley is one of Sonoma County's most distinguished wine-growing regions or AVAs (American Viticultural Areas). Situated in the northeastern corner of Sonoma County, the Alexander Valley runs 22 miles long and averages about 4 miles wide, effectively hosting 15,000 acres of quality grapes

About Kevin Hall, Winemaker: About Wine Meetup is Denver's largest wine group for Young Professionals with over 1400 members. The group hosts monthly wine and food pairing "wine social events" for young professionals 20′s through 40′s at upscale restaurants. Our group is very friendly and it’s easy to make new friends! See photos from previous events: Get on the email list by going to and joining the group Eventbrite utilizes paypal for payment which is SSL secured. You can use any credit card and there is an echeck option. You do not have to have a paypal account. We do not see your credit card info, it's encrypted. Please see the Denver Wine Meetup for the refund policy located on the event and the ABOUT page. Refunds are processed up to 2 days prior to an event for any reason. 99% of advance refunds have been processed for this group! Please note: We cannot refund "no shows" and folks who decided in the afternoon or after the event has commenced they cannot attend. Notifications the afternoon of the event for illness are too late for the organizer to refund as the headcount has been sent to the chef, it's too late to find waitlist people to take your ticket and the group is charged based on the headcount. If you are ill the morning of the event, please email immediately, before 9:00 am.

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