The International Chardonnay Symposium
May 12-14, 2016
An International Gathering of Good Taste
WHAT: The 2016 International Chardonnay Symposium line-up features a grand tasting, educational seminars and panel sessions, winemaker dinners and plenty of opportunities to talk Chardonnay with industry leaders and fellow enthusiasts. Join producers from around the world as they share their knowledge and appreciation for the world’s favorite grape and its impact on viticulture, tastemakers and the market. In conjunction with The Symposium, many Central Coast wineries and businesses will offer special promotions and events to complete the experience.
WHO: Consumer events for 21-and-over. Media and trade are welcome to attend.
WHEN:Thursday-Saturday, May 12-14, 2016
MAIN EVENT: Saturday, May 14, 2016
VIP Admission, 1 PM, $100
General Admission, 2 PM, $75
Early Bird Tickets Available until January 30, 2016: VIP – $75, GA – $50
WHERE: Greengate Ranch & Vineyard, 300 Green Gate Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
ABOUT: The International Chardonnay Symposium attracts winemakers, sommeliers, media, trade, foodies, wine enthusiasts and tastemakers from across the globe to enjoy and study the world’s favorite grape. When the discussion ends, there’s plenty of time for exploring nearby Central Coast wineries as well as the hosting seaside resort towns of Pismo Beach and Avila Beach that offer downtown winetasting rooms, pristine beaches, surfing and kayaking, hiking and biking trails, farm-to-table and seaport-inspired cuisine, boutique shopping, and more. The International Chardonnay Symposium is sponsored by The Tasting Panel Magazine, The SOMM Journal, Pismo Beach Conference & Visitors Bureau, Avila Beach Tourism Alliance, and the California Highway 1 Discovery Route. For more information, visit TheChardonnaySymposium.com.