News - 02.10.09
San Francisco Tasting
Information about the San Francisco Tasting on October the 6th.
CELEBRATE ARGENTINA: MUSIC AND WINE IN SAN FRANCISCO
Wines of Argentina is hosting a unique event in San Francisco on October 6, 2009. Sixty
wineries from diverse regions throughout the country will showcase their wines, from the
fresh, aromatic Torrontes to the rich and robust Malbec. Guests will enjoy a rare and
special half-hour performance by BAJOFONDO, the wildly popular Argentine band.
Location: The Regency Center, Lodge Level
1290 Sutter Street, San Francisco
FOR THE TRADE:
Time: Noon to 5:00 PM
Time: 6:00 to 8:30 PM
Cost: $50.00 one ticket, $40.00 each two tickets
50% of event proceeds benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation of San Francisco.
For more information or to purchase tickets, visit:
About Wines of Argentina:
Wines of Argentina is a body that groups more than 170 wineries, spread around every
wine region of the country. These wineries represent 95% of the total of exports of
Argentine wine. Wines’ mission is to contribute to the wine industry success around the
world, building the “Argentine Origin” label, based on top quality products.
Gustavo Santaolalla is perhaps best known for his film scores in Brokeback Mountain
and Babel. Now, he leads the white-hot BAJOFONDO Band, a band made up of
Argentine and Uruguayan musical influences, meshing tango with electronic dance music.
About the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation:
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International (JDRF) is a leader in setting the
agenda for diabetes research worldwide, and is the largest charitable funder and advocate
of type 1 research. The mission of JDRF is to find a cure for diabetes and its complications
through the support of research.