The Twelfth Annual World of Pinot Noir (WOPN) includes two days of Grand Tastings with more than 180 winery participants at the Cliffs Resort in Shell Beach, CA. Complementing the Grand Tastings will be a premier lineup of events showcasing the finest chefs and settings located throughout the Central Coast. New this year is the Vintage Burgundy Dinner being held at Dolphin Bay Resort on Friday evening. This year marks the debut of the Pinot Adventure Camp on Saturday morning. Burgundy authority Allen Meadows will conduct a primer on the history, grapes, soils, and geography of Burgundy on Saturday morning. The session will feature a tasting of wines representing the terroir of villages in C244;tes de Beaune, and in the C244;tes de Nuits. Karen Steinwachs is President of the World of Pinot Noir and Winemaker for Seagrape Wine Company Santa Barbara County.


12th Annual World of Pinot Noir March 2 - 3 Weekend of Celebration and Education at Shell Beach - Karen Steinwachs
WOPN Technique vs. Terroir – Vineyard, Vintage, Winemaker – Cubed Pinot Noir - Thomas Houseman
WOPN Natural Winemaking - Highest Respect or Neglect? - Alice Feiring
Experience a Taste of Paso Robles Aboard The Majestic Yacht in Newport Harbor February 29 - Chris Taranto and Steve Kroener