Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Twitter Tasting: Etienne Hugel

It is almost time for the second Twitter Taste Live event! Bin Ends has announced the guest and line-up for the new Twitter Taste Live which will be held on August 19 at 7pm.

The special guest will be Etienne Hugel of Hugel et Fils in Alsace. And he will be joining us live from Alsace.

"Hugel is a member of the famed Primum Familiae Vini; a group of 12 family run wineries including: Chateau Mouton Rothschild, Antinori, Vega Sicilia, and Champagne Pol Roger amongst others. The estate consist of 65 acres of predominantly Riesling and Gewurztraminer with a large percentage of holdings in the Grand Cru vineyards of Sporen and Schoenenbourg."

For more info about Hugel, you can listen to a podcast with Tim Elliott, Etienne Hugel and Craig Drollett.

The co-host for this Twitter Tasting will be Tim Elliot of Winecast.net. There will be plenty of other wine bloggers, including myself, who will be participating as well.

The wines that will be tasted include:
2006 Gentil
2006 Pinot Blanc
RIesling Jubilee "Grand Cru"
2001 Gewurztraminer VT

All of these wines are available for sale at Bin Ends.

It is very simple to participate in this event. Just sign up for a free Twitter account and then follow "Binendswine" on Twitter. The first Twitter Tasting went very well and was lots of fun so why not join us for the second event.

1 comment:

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