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Buy your tickets to the Swiss Wine Tasting!

From: user 7.
Sent on: Wednesday, January 28, 2009 3:19 PM
Just announced on the GiraMondo Website!

Hello Embassy Wine Events Enthusiasts!

We officially started selling tickets to the Swiss Wine Tasting at the Swiss Ambassador's Residence today! Purchase now for the early bird special- only $69 plus a free class to the first 40 purchased tickets! Tickets go up to $79 after February 6th.

Purchase tickets at:

We look forward to seeing you there!
The GiraMondo Wine Team

Event description:

Join GiraMondo for this truly unique opportunity and experience! We will host an intimate gathering and wine tasting at the Swiss Ambassador?s Residence highlighting the best Swiss wines and foods. We will taste Swiss varietals including Chasselas, Petite Arvine, and Malvoisie, as well as international varietals (merlot, pinot noir). We will learn about the Swiss appellation system and labeling.

The location will be as interesting as the wines as the architecture of the Ambassador?s Residence is quite unique and the entire building is eco friendly with an energy saving design and materials.

Taste some of Switzerland?s most impressive and prestigious wines including:
? 2005 Henri Badou - Aigle des Murailles AOC Aigle Vaud region
? 2007 Chateau d?Auvernier Pinot Gris AOC Auvergnier - Neuchatel region
? 2005 Petite Arvine - AOC Valais
? 2001 Delea Merlot del Mago DOC Ticino 100% Merlot
? 2005 Rene Favre & Fils Pinot Noir AOC Chamoson ? Valais
? 2004 Adrian Mathier ? La Valaisanne Malvoisie AOC Valais (dessert wine)

Wines will be paired with traditional Swiss foods such as Fondue / Raclette, Cured Meats, Roesti, Polenta alla Ticenese, Pastries / walnut tart specifically prepared for the occasion by the ambassador?s chef in their state of the art kitchen.

Event Agenda:
6:30pm class (for those who purchase tickets early- only 40 spots available!)
7:00pm general welcome by ambassador
7:05 ? 8:30pm ? Tasting

Cocktail or business attire requested. This is not a seated event, but reception style. For security purpose, no walk ins are allowed and tickets must be bought in advance online or by phone. Must be over 21 to attend this event. Metro: Woodley Park (Red Line). Off street parking around the embassy.

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