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DRINK – Wine Around the World #80sips

Do you know about Bottlenotes? It’s an online wine social media community, and totally unpretentious.  Here you can share your own tasting notes, learn about and buy wine. They have a well-edited selection in their wine portfolio. You can also get The Daily Sip, the wine equivalent of Daily Candy. Bottlenotes also organizes wine tasting events, where you can meet up with other members and taste and talk about wine (yes in person!). Called Around the World in 80 Sips, it’s a great opportunity to taste wines you may not ever come across — like a passionfruit wine from Thailand. This event was held at Crushpad, the custom crush facility in San Francisco.  Crushpad is relocating to Napa Valley, so this was probably my last time for visiting the city location.  The tasting takes place amid all the barrels of wine aging. These wines stood out for me and should…

DRINK – Drink wine around the world in 80 sips

Bottlenotes, an online wine community, puts on the coolest wine tasting events.  Don’t miss the next one, in SF on 2.27.10   Bottlenotes offers $10 off the ticket price for “Around the World in 80 Sips” for my blog readers (loyal fans that you are!).  Last year’s event was lots of fun — and there were interesting wines from South Africa to New Zealand, plus lots of gourmet goodies to try. The event takes place amid the wine barrels at Crushpad, a micro custom crush facility, from 6pm-9pm. To get your discounted ticket, visit Bottlenotes and enter the coupon code SHOPEAT at checkout.  I look forward to seeing you there! If you do attend, please add any tasting notes, etc to the comments section of the blog.  Would love to know what you think about the wines!