JULY 26-28, 2014
Raise a glass to Riesling in Traverse City, Michigan at the first of a new kind of exploration of “Planet Riesling” with guest of honor Stuart Pigott at the Night of 100 Rieslings Sunday evening and Salon Riesling on Monday.
The Night of 100 Rieslings on Sunday, July 27th begins with the the world premier of Stuart’s new short film WATCH YOUR BACK – The Riesling Story at the Bijou By the Bay. Following the movie, you will enjoy tasting from the Bar of 100 Rieslings, featuring one hundred different wines representing major and minor regions from all across the globe, with flavors from bone dry to honey sweet shared by a crew of winemakers and sommeliers led by Master Sommeliers Madeline Triffon & Claudia Tyagi who will help you explore the range of the “Best White Wine on Earth.”
This incredible evening also features a farm to table dinner of “Coq au Riesling” from Epicure Catering and music from Girls With Guitars and Ron Getz.
Monday’s features the Midwest release of Stuart’s new book, BEST WHITE WINE ON EARTH – The Riesling Story at a symposium at The Franklin in downtown Traverse City. Four sessions will feature the energy and insight of Riesling leaders with curated tastings of Rieslings.