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The Italy vs. France Wine Showdown 2012
Thursday, October 25, 2012 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, CA
*WE WILL BE SHOWING THE WORLD SERIES GAME AT THE EVENT*
** TICKETS WILL BE AVAILBLE AT THE DOOR**
If you've ever been to Italy or France, you have experienced the magical feeling that washes over you as you enter their shores. The people, food, culture, nightlife, beaches and WINE of these two countries are unrivaled.
THE DRAMATIC SETTING
We are thrilled to return the Uncorked community to the historic, beautiful and recently renovated General's Residence in Fort Mason. This site of dozens of memorable tastings provides the perfect backdrop for these wines of distinct history and quality.
This stunning venue is conveniently located on the border between the Marina, Cow Hollow and Russian Hill and a perfect backdrop to end to a days work with over 125 of the best wines from France and Italy.
THE ITALIAN WINE
On the Italian side you'll try a wealth of different styles from all over Italy including:
Barolo, Barbaresco, Barbera, Dolcetto, Arneis (Piedmont)
Brunello di Montalcino, Super Tuscan, Chianti, Vino Nobile (Tuscany)
Chardonnay, Ribolla Gialla, Tocai, Cabernet, Refosco (Friuli-Venezia)
Muller-Thurgau, Pinot Bianco, Lagrein, Lambrusco (Trentino-Alto Adige)
Amarone, Prosecco, Soave, Pinot Grigio (Veneto)
Orvieto, Sagratino di Montefalco (Umbria)
Greco di Tufo, Fiano di Avellino, Aglianico (Campania)
Nero d'Avola, Grechetto (Sicily)
THE FRENCH WINE
On The French side, you'll try an equal array of distinctive wines from all corners of France including:
Bordeaux Reds: (Cabernet & Merlot Based Blends),
Bordeaux Whites: (Sauvignon Blanc & Semillon)
Champagne: (Chardonnay, Pinot Noir & Pinot Meunier Based Blends)
Red Burgundy: (Pinot Noir), White Burgundy (Chardonnay)
Rhone Valley Reds: Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Gigondas, Cornas (Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre),
Rhone Valley Whites: (Viognier, Rousanne, Marsanne, Grenache Blanc)
Loire Whites: Saviennieres, Vouvray (Chenin Blanc), Sancerre, Pouilly Fume (Sauvignon Blanc)
Loire Reds: Chinon (Cabernet Franc)
Alsatian Whites: Riesling, Gewurztraminer, Pinot Gris
Languedoc-Rousillon Whites & Reds
With so many wines to try, you'll get a pretty good sense for who you think has won this battle. And remember, in a showdown, there are no ties, you must pick a winner.
A wide array of artisanal cheeses, olives and cured meats from A.G. Ferrari will perfectly complement the wines, while DJ Sol will be spinning French and Italian pop, rock, jazz and lounge grooves all night.
THE VIP OPTION
This year we’re adding a VIP preview entry option to enter a full hour before the main event at 5:30pm with exclusive access to rare library and extremely limited production reserve wines at each table.
Uncorked Events provides a new class of public, private and corporate wine, craft beer & spirits events. Unique locations and world class wines are perfectly matched to each occasion.
- 21 & Over Only
- All Sales Final
- No Refunds
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