Above: The Franciacorta Consortium’s Napa-based PR first Balzac runs the @FranciacortaUSA Twitter.
Beyond my Franciacorta Real Story tastings to be held next week in California (click here for details), there are a number of fantastic wine tasting and wine trade events where you can taste a wide range of Franciacorta wines over the next three months.
The following event previews come from the FranciacortaUSA e-letter published by Balzac Communications, a Napa-based PR firm that represents the appellation in the U.S.
WINE BLOGGER TWITTER TASTING
On July 16th, a dozen wine writers from around the country will join an online tasting via Twitter and taste and discuss the same set of Franciacorta wines on same day at the same time.
Please – join in at Twitter/FranciacortaUSA
4:00 pm Pacific Time
And follow the conversation with #Franciacorta
Franciacorta will be poured for key sommeliers attending TEXSOM – the largest gathering of Master Sommeliers in the world, with 800 sommeliers and other trade in attendance.
The event details:
TexSom Master Sommelier Conference
Four Seasons Resort & Club
Las Colinas, Texas
For more information on this conference please visit texsom.com
SOCIETY OF WINE EDUCATORS
Immediately following the sommelier conference is a gathering of 500 wine educators from around the country, where Franciacorta will be poured at a Franciacorta-exclusive reception prior to the conference’s gala dinner.
Society of Wine Educators
New Orleans, LA
For more information on this conference, or to purchase tickets, please visit: societyofwineeducators.org
INTERNATIONAL FOOD BLOGGERS CONFERENCE
Following the August events is a September conference for hundreds of food bloggers at the International Food Bloggers Conference in Seattle, Washington, where Franciacorta will hold a food and wine pairing session. Food bloggers have even more extensive audiences than wine bloggers, and we will reach this important trade segment at this conference. Details of the conference are:
International Food Bloggers Conference
September 18 – 20
For more information on the conference, you may visit: foodista.com