Wednesday, June 25, 2008

6th Annual Tanglewood Wine & Food Classic

The 6th Annual Tanglewood Wine & Food Classic will be held August 7-10, 2008.

Come out for all four days, or make the Grand Tasting a day trip from Boston with bus service leaving from Symphony Hall and Riverside-MBTA Station. Bus departs Symphony Hall at 9 AM, departs Riverside at 9:30 AM and arrives at Tanglewood by noon. Bus returns to Boston at 4:30 PM. Cost is $30.00 round-trip.

Schedule of Events

Thursday, August 7:

5th Annual Wine Auction Dinner at Serenak: Dinner prepared by Jeffrey Thompson, chef at Wheatleigh (Lenox) and Damian Sansonetti of Bar Boulud (Manhattan), paired with wines provided by Pride Mountain Vineyards, and presented by Stuart Bryan, General Manager.
Auction featuring large format and hard-to-find wines. All proceeds benefiting the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

Friday, August 8:

Wine Seminars, Great Wines in Grand Houses, Meet the Winemaker Reception, and Winery Dinners at Lenox-area restaurants.

Saturday, August 9:

Wine Seminars, Great Wines in Grand Houses.

The Grand Tasting: Wine tastings from over 100 vintners, including Allan Scott Winery, Archery Summit, Café Europa, Duckhorn, Evans & Tate, Goldeneye, Hall Wines, Jackson Estates, Kendall-Jackson, Landmark, Loire Valley Wine Bureau, Michel-Schlumberger, Mionetto, Morgan, Paraduxx, Pine Ridge, Rodney Strong, Tamas, Tapestry, Teatown Cellars, Treana, Wente Family Estates, and many more.

Watch celebrity chefs from renowned restaurants, including Brooke Vosika from Aujourd’hui, Andy Husbands from Tremont 647, Jeff Thompson from Wheatleigh, All Kovalencik from Company of the Cauldron, Chris Prosperi from Metro Bis, Jason Merrill of The Hanover Inn, Jeffrey Fournier from 51 Lincoln, and Michael Stahler from Bistro Zinc display their talents during 45-minute cooking demonstrations at Viking kitchen stages. Other participating restaurants and food purveyors include Sandrine’s, Tillen Farms, Chocolate Springs, Canyon Ranch, Farmstead, Asters, and many more.

Special guests include Stuart Bryan of Pride Mountain Vineyards, photojournalist Lincoln Russell of Lenox, Chris Deas of Italian Wine Merchant, and Josh Needleman of Chocolate Springs.
12:00 – 4:00pm on the Tanglewood Grounds
Individual tickets $105.00

Sunday, August 10:

Moët & Chandon Brunch

To view the complete schedule or to purchase tickets for the Grand Tasting or any of the events, please call 888-266-1200 or visit Tanglewood Wine & Food Classic.

Sponsors: The Tanglewood Wine and Food Classic is sponsored by: Viking as the Presenting Sponsor and joined by Saveur, Lux, Bond & Green, Colonnade Hotel, SAAB, St. Germain, Boston Common, Cayman Islands Department of Tourism, Vacation Village, San Pellegrino, Aqua Panna, Samuel Adams, iGourmet, Destination Cellars and Vintage Makers.

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