Central Coast hosts a global celebration of Chardonnay
–The world’s foremost gathering of chardonnay producers, The International Chardonnay Symposium, will feature a line-up of top global Chardonnay winemakers, sommeliers, media, trade, foodies and wine enthusiasts during this year’s events, which will run May 12-14.
The symposium will take place in Pismo Beach and Avila Beach with a grand tasting at Greengate Ranch & Vineyard in Edna Valley wine country.
A sampling of panel discussions include:
- Wente Clone Comparative Tasting
- What’s Oak Got to Do With It?
- Pairing Chardonnay With Artisanal Cheese
- Digging In: An International Look at the Effects of Terroir
Additional events include a Vintners’ Wine Tech Symposium, Sommelier Chardonnay Challenge, Grand Tasting, La Paulée Dinner and Awards Ceremony and a Sparkling Wine and Oysters Gala.
Early-bird tickets to the Saturday Grand Tasting are available and can be purchased by visiting TheChardonnaySymposium.com.