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February 13, 2009 08:00 ET

First Annual Around the World in 80 Sips Wine Tasting by Bottlenotes

Bay Area Wine Enthusiasts Stay Local, Drink Global With 80+ Wines and Food Pairings at San Francisco's Crushpad

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - February 13, 2009) -


WHAT:
Bottlenotes' inaugural "Around the World in 80 Sips™" wine tasting lets wine enthusiasts explore the world of wine in their own backyard, with 80+ sips of wine from boutique and estate wineries around the world along with food pairings from local chefs and food purveyors.

WHY:
The event draws its inspiration from the recently released "Bottlenotes Guide to Wine: Around the World in 80 Sips" and comes on the heels of its nationwide book tour, which featured events attended by hundreds of wine enthusiasts sponsored by The W Hotels and Citysearch. Bottlenotes' large-scale tasting gives local wine enthusiasts the opportunity to taste wines from traditional and emerging wine regions around the world -- including France, Italy, Spain, South Africa, Napa, Sonoma, Israel, Lebanon and China -- as well as sample local and sustainable food and wine, participate in a raffle to benefit Spark, and hear a dynamic roster of speakers address home wine blending, great investment wines, and more.

WHEN:
6 p.m. - 9 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 19

WHERE:
Crushpad, 2573 3rd St., San Francisco - San Francisco's first urban winery

HOW:
Tickets are available for $40 in advance at www.bottlenotes.com/80sips or $60 at the door. Limited registration available for VIP/media entrance from 5 p.m. - 6 p.m., e-mail 80sips@bottlenotes.com.

About Bottlenotes.com (http://www.bottlenotes.com/)
Launched in 2005, Bottlenotes.com is a Palo Alto, California-based company uniting e-commerce and community with its online wine platform that guides wine novices and enthusiasts through the world of wine with a Personal Taste Profile ™, community reviews, tailored wine recommendations, customized wine clubs, hand-selected boutique and estate wines from around the world, and wine resources such as its Winecyclopedia™ and weekly newsletters, podcasts and blogs that share insights from wine experts.

About the Sponsors
Tesori Wines (http://tesoriwines.com/)
Importing limited-production wines from Italy

Heritage Link Brands (http://heritagelinkbrands.com)
Pre-eminent importer of wines produced by black South Africans

Bottega del Vino Crystal (http://www.bottegadelvinocrystal.com)
Hand-blown Italian stemware. "If the wine matters, so does the glass."

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