Epicurean Event to Benefit Napa Valley Charities
ST. HELENA, CA (March 25, 2014) – HALL Wines is pleased to announce the date for the fifth annual HALL Cabernet Cookoff featuring an all-star line-up of both San Francisco and Napa Valley based Chef teams vying to win a culinary pairing challenge. Bringing together local foodies and wine for a good cause, over 15chef teams will compete for a local charity as judged by industry judges by creating small bite dishes paired with the recently released HALL 2011 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. During the event, guests will be invited to taste farm-to-table dishes from each chef team paired with the wine and vote on their favorite for the People’s Choice Award.
The 2013 HALL Cabernet Cookoff drew more than 480 culinary and wine lovers and raised $30,000 for the top four winning team’s sponsored charities.
HALL Wines, the premier 21st century winery and collection of vineyards hosts annual culinary pairing classic at their historic St. Helena property.
5th Annual HALL Cabernet Cookoff combining a bevy of well-known culinary teams competing in a food/wine pairing challenge. Chef teams participating in the HALL Cabernet Cookoff include:
Sunday, May 182014
11:00 am – 2:00 pm PST
HALL Wines, St. Helena
401 St. Helena Hwy. South
St. Helena, CA 94574
ABOUT HALL WINES:
HALL Wines is a family-owned, critically acclaimed premier Napa Valley vineyard and winery with five estate vineyards of classic Bordeaux varietals. As a specialist in Cabernet Sauvignon, each vintage the winemaking staff crafts 15 distinct Cabernet blends which demonstrate the unique characteristics and diversity of the Napa Valley. Their highly rated wines have included the 2008 ‘Kathryn Hall’ Cabernet Sauvignon selected as Wine Spectator’s #2 wine in the world in 2011, the 2010 ‘Exzellenz’ which received 100 points from Robert Parker in 2013, and the 2006 ‘Exzellenz’ selected as Wine Enthusiast’s #1 wine in the world in 2009. HALL’s Napa Valley estate vineyards are Certified Organic and employ cutting-edge vineyard technology to yield the highest quality grapes. In addition, the HALL St. Helena winemaking facility was the first LEED® Gold Certified Winery in the State of California, making HALL Wines a pioneer in the use of green buildings in the wine industry. The site maintains one acre of solar panels on its roof and uses 100% recycled water throughout its processes. Each of HALL’s spectacular winemaking facilities, HALL St. Helena and HALL Rutherford, showcases installations from the Hall family’s extensive modern art collection. Both wineries are open daily to visitors for personal tours and tastings. For more information, please visit www.hallwines.com, @hallwines, or by calling (707) 967-2626.