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WineFairy chats with Carl Heline and Ian Cauble on Krug Champagne, and with Bob Biale and Amy Olsen on ZAP
Posted January 23rd, 2013 by WineFairy
Segment-1:Champagne Wine - Luxury Pleasure Brand Krug Champagne... Defined By Time and Free-Thinking, Creativity - Carl Heline and Ian Cauble
01: Maison Krug Champagne US Director, Carl Heline, clearly states that for Krug, "The truth is in the market," as a testament to Krug's worldwide reputation for delivering unparalleled pleasure and excellence in every bottle, across the portfolio, beginning with Grande Cuvée. He is an unique position to make such a statement, having worked for the Krug family for over ten years, that to some may seen arrogant, to others, a matter of fact.
Segment-2:Champagne Wine - Luxury Pleasure Brand Krug Champagne... Defined By Time and Free-Thinking, Creativity - Carl Heline and Ian Cauble
02: Ian Cauble, Master Sommelier, has the pleasure of representing Champagne Krug as Brand Ambassador and educator in the US. Learn of founder, Joseph Krug's arrow-piercing vision, and reconnection to the fifth and sixth generations of family Krug, thanks in large part to House of Krug's current President and CEO Margareth Henriquez.
Segment-3:Wine Events - The World’s Largest Zinfandel Wine Celebration, Jan 31st - Feb 2nd, San Francisco – Bob Biale
03: The Zinfandel Advocates and Producers Festival consists of four events “poured” over three days, showcasing over 200 wineries offering barrel samples and new releases, combined with culinary demonstrations and decadent food pairings… creating the largest and most comprehensive Zinfandel wine event on the planet! Go to VinVillage.com for special ticket discounts and FREE Ticket contests! Bob Biale is Founding Partner in Robert Biale Vineyards of Napa, California, and the current President of Zinfandel Advocates and Producers.
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Segment-4:Wine Events - The 22nd Annual “ZAP” Zinfandel Festival, Jan 31st - Feb 2nd, San Francisco – Amy Olsen
04: Winemakers Dinner: A Benefit with Taste, will take place at the Fairmont Hotel atop Nob Hill, San Francisco, Friday, February 1st from 5 - 10 pm. Winemaker hosts share the intrigue and romance behind their craft at this elegant reception and dinner, while pouring their specially chosen private selections of Zinfandel. Learn about the origins of America’s Heritage Wine and the modern-day practices that make Zinfandel so legendary. A live and silent auction features rare and one-of-a-kind lifestyle lots, with proceeds benefiting ZAP programming, education and Heritage Vineyard Projects. Amy Olsen is Membership Development Manager for ZAP and works with ZAP Heritage Project and the special Heritage Club Lounge Tasting at the Grand Tasting event on Saturday, February second.