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Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival
The 7th Annual AVPN Fest was held May 17-19; it was our first time to attend. We joined with Pinot-passionate folks to be informed, wined and dined in an idyllic setting under beautiful weather conditions. It was great relaxing fun and ... I think we'll just let photos tell the rest of the story ...
(click on thumbnail photos to view enlargement and explanation of each)

Friday seminars; wine samples.
Wine Samples

Friday lunch.
Friday Lunch

Friday lunch; outside the wine gazebo.
Pinot Noir Gazebo

Friday lunch; Mary Elke with Alex Vborny.
Pleased Participants

Friday lunch; inside the wine gazebo.
Wine Buffet

Friday lunch; dead soldiers.
Casualties

Friday seminars; afternoon break.
Afternoon Break

Saturday tasting tent approach.
Approaching the Tent

Queuing up for Saturday tasting event at Pacific Echo.
Queuing Up to Taste

Pacific Echo hospitality lounge.
Hospitality Lounge
Pacific Echo pupitre display.
Pupitre
Pacific Echo gyropallates.
Gyropallates

Pacific Echo disgorging and bottling line.
Bottling LineOverview

Pacific Echo disgorging brine basin.
Freezing Brine Basin

Pacific Echo disgorging and bottling line corker.
Corking and Caging Machines

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