Taste Our Terroir 2016 will begin Thursday night, July 21, 6-9pm, with the region’s signature event, the annual “Quest for Pairing Excellence” at Casa Real in Pleasanton. Wine and food judges participate in a blind tasting and present awards to the winning teams. Be sure to cast your vote for the People's Choice White and Red pairing awards. on. VIP tickets ($125 until sold out) grant access to the event one hour early. General admission tickets are $85 in advance and $95 after July 10 at www.LVwine.org. This event sells out every year—there will be no tickets available at the door.
On Friday, Saturday and Sunday, wineries across Livermore Valley will host cooking classes, blending sessions, vineyard tours and other unique experiences highlighting the region’s terroir. Visit https://www.lvwine.org/event-lineup/2248/Taste_Our_Terroir/Lineup.html for tickets and details on all events.