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Wine Tasting

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Date: Thu, May 2, 2013
Time: All Day
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An exciting Wine Tasting event will be held at Bluegrass Yacht & Country Club on May 2nd, 2013!!  A Riedel Representative will be giving an amazing presentation on Riedel Stemware.  Lipman Brothers is providing the wine for the evening. Each Member in attendance will receive a Riedel Vinum XL Crystal Tasting Set to take home with them from the Wine Tasting Evening.

Below is an overview of the evening and the exciting features of the Riedel presentation.

Each person has a placemat in front of them with four glasses from Riedel's Vinum XL series of glasses, as well as a house wine glass or plastic cup. The tasting consists of sipping and sniffing four wines--a Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon , and Sauvignon Blanc and then pouring it into the plastic cup and noticing the difference in aroma and taste. This will be conducted by a Riedel Representative.

Each lead-crystal glass is from Riedel's Vinum series of stemware, shaped to enhance the characteristics of specific varietals. The set includes one of each glass: 12.4-oz. Sauvignon Blanc, for light to medium-bodied white wines; 21.1-oz. Montrachet, for rich, full-bodied whites such as Pouilly-Fuissé and Chardonnay; 21.5-oz. Bordeaux, for complex reds including Merlot and Cabernet; and 24.7-oz. Burgundy, for medium-bodied reds such as Pinot Noir, Burgundy and Beaujolais.

Each person attending the event takes home one stem of each varietal. They can order any varietal , minimum 8 stems per varietal.

Riedel Vinum XL Crystal Tasting Set

(1) Riedel Vinum XL Cabernet/Bordeaux H: 10-1/2 in. Capacity: 33-7/8 oz.

(1) Riedel Vinum XL Pinot Noir/Burgundy H: 8-1/4 in. Capacity: 24-3/4 oz.

(1) Riedel Vinum XL Montrachet H: 8-1/8 in. Capacity: 21 3/4 oz.

(1) Riedel Vinum XL Riesling Grand Cru H: 9-1/4 in. Capacity: 14-1/4 oz.

Member Value $140

Member Cost is $55

Please sign up here by April18th or call the Club for reservations at 615.824.6528.   We must have a minimum of 40 people in order to hold this incredible event.  Guests are welcome!!