Tango Diva : Travel Stories for Women, by Women

May 31st, 2006
Women winemakers

Wine tasting is one of my favorite things to do here at home and while I am traveling. This June 14th from 6-8pm at Butterfly in SF, several diva vintners are pouring for your pleasure.

HeidiHeidi Barrett for Ravena Cabernet. AKA First Lady of Wine.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pam StarrPam Starr for Crocker & Starr known for her California Sauvignon Blanc – the highest rated Sauvignon Blanc from California in 2004, and #12 in the Wine Spectator top 100 wines of the year!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Delia ViaderArgentinian born Delia Viader for Viader Winery, introducing her new label Dare. Dare will be producing a 100% Tempranillo, and 100% Cabernet Franc.

 

 

 

 

 

Butterfly Cafés First-ever Retail Sales Wine Event.

Tickets can be purchased online at http://www.butterflywineevents.com/ or by calling 800-738-3743 until June 10th. Make reservations for this event, as it will sell out. Tickets are $25 per person before June 10th, and $30 per person after June 10th.

Participating Wineries:
– Delectus
– Patz & Hall
– Joseph Phelps
– Revana
– Crocker & Starr
– Robert Keenan
– Viader
– Benchmark Wine Group

Butterfly Café Appetizers:
Foie gras and kobe beef puffs
Ahi tempura with sweet soy and wasabi
Kalua pig in butter lettuce cups with hoisin sauce
Poached pear stuffed endive spears with candied walnuts
Lamb and grape kebabs with ginger cream
Green papaya and mango salad with Chinese mustard and honey dipping sauce
Smoked salmon and strawberry salad rolls
Ahi tuna poke with wasabi cream
Grilled chicken satay with peanut sauce
Kobe beef hamburger sliders
Artisan cheese and seasonal fruit station

Did you know the wreck of the TITANIC holds the oldest wine cellar in the world, and some of the bottles are still intact?

 

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