Join us around the world at events celebrating Chenin Blanc on Saturday, June 17th, 2017.

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 Todd Plummer in Vogue, "This Spring, Skip the Chardonnay and Try Chenin Blanc Instead"

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!

Benzinga mentioned the Aspen Food & Wine Classic showcasing #DrinkChenin!

Drink Philly listed the spots to #DrinkChenin on the big day!

DuJour mentioned #DrinkChenin in their review of the Aspen Food and Wine Classic!

PARTICIPATING LOCATIONS IN 2017:

Stay posted as more participating locations are added daily!

USA:

Los Angeles, CA

Jamil Williams and the fine folks Silverlake Wine along with 

Marissa & team at Bar & Garden are leading the Chenin Blanc retail shop party in LA!

Faith & Flower and 71above are restaurants took look for Chenin Blanc that day!

Bay Area, CA

Ti at Vine Street will be pouring a flight of 4 Chenins all day.

At Park Tavern, Lindsey DeSmidt will be featuring a Chenin glass pour.

The Hillside Supper Club will by pouring a favorite Chenin by the glass this week!

Aspen, CO
Aspen Food & Wine Classic: WOSA will be featuring Chenin Blanc exclusively for the entire day! 

Denver, CO

TBD

Decatur, GA

Jordan Smelt at Cake and Ales will be pulling some Chenin corks that day!

Chicago, IL

At Parachute, Matty Colson is pairing an All Chenin flight of 4 to go with their Off the Cuff menu.

Bad Hunter baddass Michael McAvena will be featuring Division-Villages By the Glass all evening!

Webster’s Wine Bar is also joining in the Chenin fun.

Louisville, KY

Kenny at Commonwealth Tap will be featuring a USA flight: Division-Villages L'Isle Vert, Field Recordings Chenin Blanc, and the Lang & Reed Mendocino Chenin

New Orleans, LA

Herbsaint - Everyone knows how much Joe Briand loves Chenin - head over there to check what he has in store for the day.

Faubourg Wines will be celebrating! Chenin Chenin Chenin!

 Kansas City, MO

Novel is putting together a Division-Villages L’Isle Verte feature,

Tannin will be pouring lots of different Chenins by the glass.

Corvino Supper Club will be pouring Division Chenin and a South African selection.

Minneapolis, MN

Troubador Wine Bar will be featuring Chenin - Thanks Phineas!

New York, NY

Rouge Tomate – The Chenin queen herself Pascaline Lepeltier and her Chenin loving team will be pouring only Chenin Blanc – the entire wine list will be Chenin that day!

Manhattan Wine Company Wine – Matt Tornabene will be hosting an all Chenin tasting from 2-5pm.

Discovery Wines – Trevor Kellogghas put together a great Chenin in-store tasting.

At Momofuku Ma Peche Andy Wedge be pouring Division- Villages L'Isle Vert by the glass.

Portland, OR

The birthplace of #drinkchenin day - the SE Wine Collective, Portland OR will be celebrating from 4-6pm. Here is what we have in store for guests and Chenin lovers:

Main Tasting Wines (free!):

Graciously provided by Petit Monde:
2014 Patrice Colin, VV, Côteaux du Vendômois  
2013 Domaine Mélaric, "Billes de Roche" , Aymeric & Melanie Hilaire, Saumur

Graciously provided by Galaxy Wine Co.:

  • 2016 MAN Chenin, SA 
  • 2015 Essay Chenin Blanc, SA

Graciously provided by Bow & Arrow Selections:

  • 2014 Le Sot de L'Ange Azay-le-Rideau Sec Symbole
  • 2012 Château Soucherie Savennières Clos des Perrieres

Graciously provided by SE Wine Collective:

  • 2016 Division-Villages L'Isle Verte, WA/OR

Super Pour Wines:

  • 2015 Betz Quinta Essentia Chenin Blanc SA/WA
  • 2014 Division "Savant" WA/OR
  • 2014 Domaines des Terres Blanches, "Clos Bel Air", Benoit & Cecile Blet, Anjou
  • 2015 Thierry Germain Insolite Samur Blanc
  • 2015 Foreau Domain du Clos Naudin Vouvary

Philly, PA

At Good King Tavern Chloe Grigri is featuring a Chenin takeover of the glass pours for the evening!

Our friends at Townsend will be pouring Division-Village L'Isle Verte by the glass - Thanks Gordana and Lauren!

Michael McCaulley at Tria has compiled an all Chenin wine market.

Joey Campanella at a.kichen has put together an amazing Chenin Flight featuring:

  • Les Capriades Pet Sec Chenin 2013, Loire, France
  • Division-Villages ‘L’Isle Verte’ Chenin 2016, Columbia Valley
  • Autran ‘Les Enfers Tranquilles’ Chenin 2014, Vouvray, Loire, France

3 x 3oz pours for $24

Also they will have a featured bottle of Chenin:

  • Chateau de Brézé ‘Clos de Midi’ 2015 Saumur , France for the special price of $35 dollars and offering a special glass pour of Chenin FROM MAGNUM
  • Frantz Saumon ‘Mineral +’ 2014, Montlouis, France for $15 while supplies last

Nashville, TN

Woodland Wine Merchant 

and 

Wine Shoppe at Green Hills 

will both be featuring Chenin to celebrate!

Columbia, SC

Bottles will be featuring an in store tasting of HOBO wine co. Chenin 2015 and Huet Vouvray Petillant, NV. 1-4pm

Tallulah will be pouring Ch de Breze Clos du Midi 2016. by the glass.

Seattle, WA

TBD

Washington D.C.

Our friends at Kyrisan will be pouring Chenin in the nation's capital!

WORLD:

 

Toronto, Canada

The amazing William Predhomme, Scott Zebarth and team have put together a fabulous event for both public consumers and trade.

Their Chenin Blanc tasting at The Chase Fish & Oyster will run from 12pm-4pm with an open Chenin Bar, Oysters shucked, music, and a hashtag printer so that people can get take prints of their social posts home!

They have some restaurant partners that have a limited number of tickets to their Drink Chenin 2017 Event on the Saturday. The way to get a ticket? Drink Chenin, of course!

The restaurant partners are:

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Udo Göebel of WineMatters is arranging an extensive tasting and lunch in Amsterdam

South Africa

Follow along the #drinkchenin hashtag to see how they have run with our celebration!

Avondale
Field to Feast of 11th June will have a focus on Anima Chenin Blanc.

Bergsig
Featured recipes @Bergsig Bistro leading up to 17 June, paired with our Bergsig Chenin Blanc Range. Follow us on Facebook for more information.
Week 1: Starter - Butternut Soup
Week 2: Main - Oriental Chicken
Week 3: Main - Seafood Pasta
Week 4: Desert - Coconut & Lime Panacotta (TBC) 
Week 5: Desert - Baked Lemon Cheesecake (TBC)

Bergsig Bistro: On 17 June our Bergsig Bistro will offer all featured recipes either as a 3 Course meal or if preferred individually. 
Bergsig Tasting Room: Get a special discount on our Chenin Blanc 2016 and Chenin Reserve 2015.

Botha Kelder
Wine sales and tasting room hours will be extend on 17 June from 10h00 to 15h00. You will be able to taste and compare 4 different styles of Chenin Blanc, paired with filled coal baked breads “roosterkoeke”, free of charge. There will also be roosterkoeke for sale during the day. Please contact Annamarie van Niekerk for more info at 023 355 1740.

Deetlefs Wines:
For every 6 bottles Deetlefs Estate Chenin or Chenin Reserve ordered, we will give the client 6 bottles of Stonecross Chenin Blanc as a GIFT worth R600. For questions, contact bea@deetlefs.com.

Delaire Graff
Delaire Graff will be running a special deal in their wine lounge on the 17th of June where if you buy 5 bottles of Delaire Graff Swartland Reserve Chenin Blanc you het one for free.

Grande Provence
Join us for a ‘Hot” Chenin Blanc promotion in our tasting room at Grande Provence - Buy 2 for R100 and save R80 for our Chenin Blanc Viognier.

L’Avenir:
A line-up of older Chenin Blanc vintages at the tasting room on the 17th of June.

Marais Family Wines:
Buy a case of Breëland – Marais Family Wines, Chenin Blanc 2014 Royal from 15th of May – 19 June, and stand a chance to win a 2 night stay for 2 people at Buchukloof Cottage and Game drive valued at R2000! Orders can be placed at Elizma Berlyn at elizma@maraiswines.co.za. Visit our website www.buchukloof.co.za to view the beautiful cottage. T’s & C’s apply.

Slanghoek Kelder:
There will be a 10% discount on the following at Slanghoek Cellar:  
- Slanghoek Legends Barrel Fermented Chenin Blanc
- Slanghoek Private Selection Chenin Blanc
- Slanghoek Crème de Chenin
- Slanghoek Noble Late Harvest

Wellington Wines
Social media compaign: Post you and your friends enjoying a glass of W True to Terroir Chenin or La Cave Chenin – with a mention on where you are enjoying this beautiful cultivar. Win a mixed case of Wellington Wines Chenin Blanc.