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Goldschmidt Vineyards Wine Tasting with Owner/Winemaker, Nick Goldschmidt
August 12 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The Goldschmidt Vineyard label is a program designed to showcase single vineyard source wines from both the Alexander Valley and Napa Valley Oakville appellations. The goal is create wines that highlight the distinct characters, benefits and attributes derived from these site specific harvests. Goldschmidt Vineyards wines are crafted with the best possible resources to achieve exceptional richness, quality and balance. Owner and Winemaker, Nick Goldschmidt will be guiding our VIRTUAL tasting of seven Goldschmidt Wines.
ABOUT NICK GOLDSCHMIDT: Born and educated in New Zealand, Nick Goldschmidt’s career began in 1982 with a research position at the New Zealand Lincoln University, where he graduated with Distinction in Horticulture. In 1989, after 18 months of winemaking in Australia, New Zealand, California, and South America; including his first harvest in Chile as winemaker for Calitera, Nick returned to California with an amazing range of winemaking experiences. In 1998, Nick and Yolyn Goldschmidt, established their own line of wines with the release of Goldschmidt Vineyards. Having produced so many world class wines from around the globe, Nick knew exactly which vineyard sites he would choose to make his wines from. All single vineyard, 100% varietal, handcrafted, small production artisan wines.
In your purchase, you will receive seven, 1oz. samples of the featured wines to taste during the Virtual Tasting. All seven featured wines will be available to purchase (at a discounted price) online after the event.
HOW IT WILL WORK: You will pickup your seven wine tasting samples from WineStyles in West Des Moines between Noon and 5pm on Wednesday, August 12th. Take them home, and get your wine glasses ready!
WHAT: Virtual Winemaker Tasting with Nick Goldschmidt
WHEN: Wednesday, August 12th @ 6:00pm (via ZOOM – you will be given an access code upon pick-up of your wines)
COST: Seven Tasting Samples & Class: $25/person (Club Members: $20/person. RSVP in-store, by calling 515-224-9463 or if you order online, the $5 discount will be honored at the event.)
RSVP: Required to Reserve Your Samples which must be picked up on the day of the tasting (between 12pm and 5pm)
WINES TASTED ON ZOOM:
- Singing Tree Chardonnay, Russian River Valley, CA
- Boulder Bank Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand
- Forefathers Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand
- Chelsea Merlot, Alexander Valley, California
- Katherine Cabernet Sauvignon, Alexander Valley, California
- Hilary Cabernet Sauvignon, Oakville, California
- Forefathers Cabernet Sauvignon, Alexander Valley, California
*** PICK-UP WINE SAMPLES*** Your Samples must be picked up on the day of the tasting (August 12, 2020 between 12pm and 5pm – In-store OR Curbside pickup are available. For curbside, simply call us when you are at the store and have your ID ready, along with a copy of your Eventbrite order!)
(Must be 21+ to purchase wine)
WineStyles of West Des Moines is open Monday-Wednesday from 11AM-7PM, Thursday-Saturday from 11AM-9PM and Sunday from 1PM-5PM. (515) 224-9463 (WINE).