Join us around the nation on Friday June 17th at events celebrating Chenin Blanc

join in the social fun from anywhere by enjoying a glass of Chenin and tagging #drinkchenin

 

updates @ facebook.com/DrinkChenin

#DRINKCHENIN PRESS!

As featured by Lettie Teague in the Wall Street Journal "Raise Your Glass to #DrinkCheninDay"

The Columbian wrote a great piece both on Chenin Blanc and #DrinkChenin!

 

PARTICIPATING LOCATIONS:

Stay posted as more participating locations are added daily!

#drinkchenin goes global this year!

USA:


Bay Area, CA

Vintage Berkley Elmwood and Vine Street will be pouring a flight of Chenin Blanc at both locations!

Their sister establishment Solano Cellars will also be featuring a flight for #DrinkChenin!  Both flight are curated by Ti Ngo.

Paul Marcus Wines' Patrick Newson, Brooke Wagner and Chad Arnold will be promoting Chenin all day!

Brian Goehry at Wine on Piedmont is hosting a Chenin tasting

Denver, CO

Mercantile will haveChenin glass pour specials including DWC Villages l'Isle Verte , curated by by Patrick Houghton

Atlanta, GA

The amazing Perrine Prieur is hosting the 2nd Annual #Drinkchenin Tasting at Perrine's Wine Shop!

New Orleans, LA

Joe Briand at Herbsaint will have a great lineup of Chenins by the glass

Our dear friend PJ Rosenberg is pouring a flight of Chenins at Bar Frances including a 99 Foreau Moelleux

Kansas City, MO

Tannin Wine Bar  is featuring a Chenin special

Minneapolis, MN

Brie Roland and the fun folks at St. Genevieve are popping bottles of Chenin all evening

Peter Baerd at Kenwood is featuring Chenin!

Kingston, NY

Robert at Ester Wine and Spirits will be featuring 2 awesome Chenins and more!

Jamie and Tracy Kennard at Brunette Wine Bar will be featuringCoulée d'Ambrosia's Panier de Fruits Chenin Blanc with skin contact and offering 20% off bottles of Chenin

New York, NY

Lily, Meg and the team at Dandelion Wines will be celebrating all day!

Portland, OR

The SE Wine Collective will be featuring a COMPLIMENTARY flight of 12 Chenin Blancs from 5-7PM on 6/17 with guest winemakers Tony Dollar of Lobo Hills, Caleb Foster of J. Bookwalter Winery, Erica Orr of Orr Wines, and   Kate Norris and Thomas Monroe of Division Winemaking Company

Philly, PA

Townsend sommelier Lauren Harris will be featuring Division’s L’Isle Verte as a special by the glass pour

 a.kitchen/a.bar ‘s Mariel Wega will be featuring a Chenin Flight

Michael McCaulley from Tria will have all 3 locations participating in a Chenin fest!

Justin Timsit from Lacroix will feature a special by the glass pour of Chenin

Arlington, VA

Water and Wall's Margaret Perry will be featuring Division-Village's L'Isle Verte Chenin Blanc by the glass for the evening

Seattle, WA

Award winning Sea Creatures The Whale Wins, The Walrus and the Carpenter and Bar Melusine will be pouring Chenin selected by Carrie Omegna all night!

James Lechner at Bastille is pouring some special Chenins from Huet: Huet Le Mont Moelleux 2005 & Huet Clos de Bourg Trie Clos Moelleux 2002

Jonathan Violand at Red Cow will be offering 3 Chenin flight and BTG – Division’s l’isle verte, 1 vouvray and 1 montlouis

Cafe Campagne has special Chenin glass pours for the day put together by Erin Lyman

 Rain City Wines' Santo Roman is hosting an in store Chenin Blanc tasting

SOUTH AFRICA:

Pederberg Wines is offering a promotion on 6 of their Chenin Blancs! - read about it here

Fleur du Cap winery in South Africa will be doing a free comparative tasting of three of their Chenin Blanc wines

Ken Forrester Wines are offering specials on bottles of Chenin for the day

The Wineries of South Africa aka WOSA will be throwing down for #DrinkChenin with a vitual tasting of South African Chenins at 2:00pm PST which you can follow along on social media following the #drinkchenin hashtag

Wines:

o   The River's End Chenin Blanc 2014

o   Bellingham Old Orchard Chenin Blanc 2015

o   Solms-Delta, Chenin Blanc 2015

o   Beaumont Hope Marguerite Chenin Blanc 2014

o   Raats Old Vine Chenin Blanc2013

o   Terre Brûlée Le Blanc 2015

Media and Industry Virtual Tasting Participants to follow:


Stephanie Krikorian - Bottlenotes

Michael Cervin - Hollywood Reporter 

Gabe Sasso - Snooth, The Daily Meal

Brian Freedman - Forbes

Terry & Kathy Sullivan - WineTrailTraveler

Michael Bottigliero - Windy City Wine Guy

Jennifer Martin - Vino Travels

Deborah Parker Wong - SOMM Journal

Christopher Null - Drink Hacker

Lance Mayhew - Freelance


Amy Corron Power - Another Wine Blog