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A Taste of HALL Returns in 2016 – Monthly Food and Wine Workshop Aims at Inspiring

A Taste of HALL Returns in 2016 – Monthly Food and Wine Workshop Aims at Inspiring and Educating

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HALL, one of the leading Cabernet producers in the world, has announced plans to renew its premiere culinary offering, A Taste of HALL, for 2016. The wildly popular food and wine pairing workshop is designed to engage, inspire and educate guests about seasonal food and wine pairings while channeling one’s inner chef.

“We are thrilled to be able to offer our guests an unparalleled wine and food pairing experience in the Valley,” says Director of Hospitality, Jocelyn Hoar. “This program combines our passion for quality winemaking with exceptional culinary arts, and our chef team has garnered significant recognition for their dynamic approach with this series.”

The monthly workshops will feature a different, seasonal theme each month as selected by HALL’s In-House Chef / Wine Education team made up of Chris Quillen and John Pelham. The dynamic duo bring a modern perspective to Napa cuisine while aiming to engage guests by sharing a fresh approach to pairing workshops. Chef Quillen and Chef Pelham bring a diverse background to the program, combining two decades of luxury wine and culinary education.

Each guest attending A Taste of HALL will receive a recipe card featuring the courses and wine pairings discussed in the Workshop and have the chance to purchase HALL and WALT wines. A Taste of HALL takes place on one Sunday per month during the lunch hour and will include a three course meal paired with a combination of HALL and WALT wines.

2016 A Taste of HALL Schedule includes:

  • Sunday, January 10:    STARTING FRESH – New Year, New Wines
    Feature Wine: 2013 HALL ‘Diamond Mountain’ Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Sunday, February 14:      LOVE IS IN THE AIR
    Feature Wine: 2013 HALL ‘Coeur’ Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Sunday, March 13:      LUCK OF THE IRISH
    Feature Wine: 2013 HALL ‘Mount Veeder’ Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Sunday, April 10:      SPRING FLING
    Feature Wine: 2013 HALL ‘Bergfeld’ Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Sunday, May 8:      COOKING FOR MOM
    Feature Wine: 2013 HALL ‘Ellie’s’ Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Sunday, June 12:      CHILLIN & GRILLIN
    Feature Wine: 2013 HALL ‘Jack’s Masterpiece’ Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Sunday, July 17:      RED, WHITE & BLUE
    Feature Wine: 2013 HALL ‘Eighteen Seventy-Three’ Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Sunday, August 7:      A FOODIE’S VACATION
    Feature Wine: 2013 HALL ‘Kathryn Hall’ Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Sunday, September 18:KATHRYN HALL Y’ALL
    Feature Wine: 2013 HALL ‘Kathryn Hall’ Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Sunday, October 9:      HAPPY HALL’OWINE
    Feature Wine: 2013 HALL ‘Diamond Mountain’ Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Sunday, November 13:THANKSGIVING DAY FEAST
    Feature Wine: 2013 HALL Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Sunday, December 11: PERFECT HOLIDAY PAIRINGS
    Feature Wine: 2013 HALL ‘Stags Leap District’ Cabernet Sauvignon

Tickets are $125pp and are available to purchase at http://www.hallwines.com/hall-st-helena.

HALL Wines owns over 410 planted acres in Napa County, Sonoma County and Mendocino County that includes five California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF) Estate vineyards in Napa and Sonoma Counties.

ABOUT HALL

HALL produces critically acclaimed artisan Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, available to taste and buy at two tasting room and winery locations in Napa Valley. Owned by Craig and Kathryn Walt Hall, its vineyard collection features five Certified Organic estates producing classic Bordeaux varietals. Each vintage, Director of Winemaking Steve Leveque crafts distinct Cabernet Sauvignon wines which demonstrate the unique characteristics and diversity of Napa Valley. HALL’s highly rated wines include two 100pt scores given by Robert Parker for its 2013 Rainin Vineyard Cabernet and its 2010 Exzellenz. HALL also earned the #2 spot in Wine Spectator’s “Top 100” for its 2008 Kathryn Hall Cabernet Sauvignon. Since the first vintage in 2002, over 170 HALL wines have been rated 90 points and above. HALL employs high-density plantings and small vine viticulture combined with two cutting-edge, gravity-flow wineries to produce the highest quality wines. The HALL St. Helena winery was the first LEED® Gold Certified Winery in the State of California in 2009 and earned another LEED® Gold certification for its high tech production facility and Tasting Room in 2014. Each of HALL’s state-of-the-art winemaking facilities and tasting rooms combine modern art and architecture matched with spectacular settings. HALL’s partner winery, WALT, known for producing premier Pinot Noir and Chardonnay from distinctive vineyards, is located in Sonoma, California. For more information, please visit www.hallwines.com, @hallwines, or by calling 707.967.2626.

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