Saturday Seminars & Happy Hour


2012 Event
Mockingbird Station

Northeast corner of Mockingbird Lane & Central (I-75) [Map]
Registration inside the Angelika Film Center - Dallas [Map]
11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Dress: Smart Casual - Free Surface Parking
$25 per person
$15 to guarantee a place in each Seminar and Happy Hour*

$25 admission to Entertaining with Style also includes complimentary seating on a first-come first-served basis at any of the educational seminars. There is limited seating, so if you do prefer a guaranteed spot, upgrade with the additional $15 reserve seating fee per seminar and happy hour. Check in & pick up your bracelet and collectable wine glass at the Angelika Film Center.

 

Muscat Love
11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Angelika Film Center - Dallas
Mockingbird Station
Northeast corner of Mockingbird Lane & Central (I-75) [Map]
Complimentary admission on a first-come first-served basis with purchase of $25 ticket to Entertaining with Style. Additional $15 (purchase ticket below) for guaranteed seminar seat.*
The popularity of Moscato continues to soar. One of the oldest grape classes in wine making, the Muscat grape is grown all over the world and there are many different styles to explore. Expand your horizons and discover your new favorites with this skillfully guided tasting of a variety of award-winning Moscatos. Moderated by Advanced Sommilier Scott Barber.

Panelists
Gail Dino, Prestige Wine Group
Antonio Gianola, Mosaic Wine Group
Jay Hutcheson, The SpiriVin Group
Rebecca Murphy, Freelance Wine Writer, The Dallas Morning News
Eric Swindle, Serendipity Wine Imports

Wines
Cameron Hughes, Lot 311, Moscato d'Asti DOCG 2011
Conquista Moscato, Argentina, Mendoza 2011
Marenco, Scrapona, Moscato d'Asti 2010
Quady "Electra" Moscato, California 2010
Trinitas, Moscato, California 2010

Awesome Aussies
12:30 - 1:45 p.m.

Mockingbird Station
Northeast corner of Mockingbird Lane & Central (I-75) [Map]
Complimentary admission on a first-come first-served basis with purchase of $25 ticket to Entertaining with Style. Additional $15 (purchase ticket below) for guaranteed seminar seat.*

The wines from Australia’s cooler climate regions are likely less familiar to the American consumer. This enjoyable seminar will acquaint you with a number of award-winning examples of complex, exciting wines from these appellations. Experts will guide you through a tasting of iconic wines that truly represent the best of Australia. Moderated by Jason Hisaw, Advanced Sommelier, Pappas Bros. Steakhouse.

Panelists
Denise Ehrlich, Rathbone Wine Group
Alan LaGarde, Old Bridge Cellars
David Maib, Negociants USA
Doug Ward, Epicurean Wines

Wines
Brokenwood, Hunter Valley, Semillon 2010
d’Arenberg, d'Arry's Original, McLaren Vale, Shiraz-Grenache 2009
Moss Wood, Margaret River, Amy's 2010
Pewsey Vale, Eden Valley, Individual Vineyard Selection Dry Riesling 2011
Yering Station, Yarra Valley, Pinot Noir 2007
Yering Station, Yarra Valley, Shiraz 95%-Viognier 5%, 2008

Summer Sips
2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

The People's Last Stand
Mockingbird Station
Northeast corner of Mockingbird Lane & Central (I-75) [Map]
Complimentary admission on a first-come first-served basis with purchase of $25 ticket to Entertaining with Style. Additional $15 (purchase ticket below) for guaranteed seminar seat.*
Warmer weather is the perfect time for light and breezy sipping. "Best of Big D" nominee Omar Yeefoon, will inspire you with refreshing ideas and a new take on summer cocktails so you can keep your cool through what promises to be a long hot summer.

May 5 is Derby Day — People’s Last Stand bar manager Omar Yeefoon will put a special spin on the Mint Julep, a drink steeped in tradition with the Kentucky Derby.

The Stars of Texas
3:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Mockingbird Station
Northeast corner of Mockingbird Lane & Central (I-75) [Map]
Complimentary admission on a first-come first-served basis with purchase of $25 ticket to Entertaining with Style. Additional $15 (purchase ticket below) for guaranteed seminar seat.*
The wines of Texas are upon us, and it’s never been better! Texas wines earned dozens of medals in The Dallas Morning News and TexSom Wine Competition. We’ve assembled a collection of these award-winning wines for tasting as we learn about the great winemakers of the Lone Star State. Texas native, Rebecca Murphy, founder of the wine competition, will moderate the star-studded panel including some of these talented Texas winemakers and their award-winning wines.

Panelists
Pat Brennan, Winemaker, Brennan Vineyards
Courtney E. Key, Winemaker, Fuqua Winery
David Kuhlken, Winemaker, Pedernales Cellars
Dave Reilly, Winemaker, Duchman Family Vineyards
Michael Taub, Sales Manager, Cap Rock Winery

Wines

Brennan Vineyards Texas Viognier 2010
Cap Rock Winery, Bingham Family Vineyards, Texas High Plains Roussanne 2010
Duchman Family Vineyards, Bingham Family Vineyards, Texas Vermentino 2010
Fuqua Winery, Vat 14, Meritage NV
Pedernales Cellars, Texas Tempranillo 2009

Happy Hour - Celebrate Cinco de Mayo!
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

The People's Last Stand
Mockingbird Station
Northeast corner of Mockingbird Lane & Central (I-75) [Map]
Complimentary admission on a first-come first-served basis with purchase of $25 ticket to Entertaining with Style. Additional $15 (purchase ticket below) for guaranteed admittance to Happy Hour.*
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with us with a spirit-filled happy hour at The People's Last Stand. Enjoy tastings aimed to stimulate the palate of even the most astute food aficionado.

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Tickets are non-refundable or exchangeable. You must be at least 21 years of age or older to purchase tickets. No one under 21 including infants or strollers allowed at any of the events. Programs are subject to change.