Join us around the nation on Friday June 16th 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
As featured by Lettie Teague in the Wall Street Journal "Raise Your Glass to #DrinkCheninDay"
PARTICIPATING LOCATIONS IN 2016:
Stay posted as more participating locations are added daily!
#drinkchenin goes global this year!
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
Mercantile will haveChenin glass pour specials including DWC Villages l'Isle Verte , curated by by Patrick Houghton
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
Brie Roland and the fun folks at St. Genevieve are popping bottles of Chenin all evening
Peter Baerd at Kenwood is featuring Chenin!
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!
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
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
Water and Wall's Margaret Perry will be featuring Division-Village's L'Isle Verte Chenin Blanc by the glass for the evening
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
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
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