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WineFairy chats all about the 'San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival' with Ken Loyst & Michelle Metter; with Bernard Retornaz of Louis Latour; with Master Somm Joe Spellman; and with Chef Grant MacPherson

Segment-1: Wine Events - San Diego Wine & Food Celebration is Annual Thanksgiving Precursor - Michelle Metter & Ken Loyst
 
01: You're invited to join celebrity chefs and legendary winemakers at the “10th Annual San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival” November 18 – 24, featuring over 20 city-wide events, 170 fantastic wineries, breweries and spirits producers, along with 60 of San Diego's best restaurants. Go to VinVillage.com for more event details and to save 15% on select tickets. Michelle Metter and Ken Loyst are partners at Fast Forward Event Productions, and founders of the San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival.

 

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10th Annual SD Bay Wine & Food Festival!

Seven Days of Wine & Food Events!

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12-3PM, Saturday, November 23rd at Embarcadero Park-North

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(Save 15% on select Grand Tasting tickets with promo code “VIN15”)

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Segment-2: Wine Events - Maison Louis Latour Wines Play Significant Role at the “10th Annual San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival” – Bernard Retornaz
 
02: The family-run company of Maison Louis Latour is one of the most highly-respected négociant-éléveurs in Burgundy. The Latour family founded their shipping company in 1797 and is still based at 18 Rue des Tonneliers in Beaune. The company is unique in Burgundy in that it is still family owned and operated, having passed down from father to son for over ten generations. Regarded as one of the traditional négociant-éléveurs, Maison Louis Latour produces some of the finest Burgundian wines as well as pioneered the production of fine wines from outside of Burgundy. Bernard Retornaz is President of the US subsidiary Louis Latour Inc.

 

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Segment-3: Wine Events - San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival Hosts Master Sommelier Blind Tasting – Joe Spellman, M.S.
 
03: Join Master Sommelier Joe Spellman as he walks you through how to determine varietal, vintage and AVA utilizing classic techniques involving sight, smell and taste. Find out what the professionals look for and learn how to identify different varietals and styles of wine following the Master Sommelier technique of wine identification. The blind tasting will be conducted in the Court of Master Sommeliers' tasting format. Taste from six exceptional wines along with our expert panel and test your ability to determine the grape varietal, AVA and age. Joseph Spellman, MS is Winery Sommelier for JUSTIN Vineyards and Winery, Paso Robles.

 

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Segment-4: Wine Events - Wine Spectator Celebrity Chef Dinner & Big Bottle Live Auction November 21, San Diego - Chef Grant MacPherson
 
04: Join nationally acclaimed Celebrity Chefs and fifteen legendary wineries in an unforgettable dining experience at the 10th Annual San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival, November 21 where the evening begins with fresh oysters, sparkling wine, and a vast display of tray passed hors d'oeuvres. The Live Auction features 25 wine lots with proceeds benefitting culinary and enology scholarships awarded by the American Institute of Wine & Food and the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs. Apés auction guests will be wowed by Celebrity Chefs and specific wine pairings. Chef Grant MacPherson currently runs his own company, Scotch Myst, in Las Vegas.

 

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lynn krielow chamberlain is an independent wine and food journalist and host of the "Wine and Dine" radio show heard on VinVillageRadio broadcast on wsRadio, the world-wide leader in internet talk-radio with over a million listeners a month!

 

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