WINO
WINE INVESTIGATION FOR NOVICES & OENOPHILES (WINO)
Santa Clara Valley Chapter, a nonprofit unincorporated association,since 1976
Bruce, Director, Wine2Us@ClubWINO.org www.ClubWINO.org
792 Montrose Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94303-4720, (650)424-WINE (9463)
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Pedroncelli of Dry Creek, with National Sales Rep, Julie Pedroncelli

www.Pedroncelli.com

Since 1927, when John Pedroncelli, Sr. purchased vineyard and a small winery in Sonoma County's Dry Creek Valley,

two elements remain unchanged: the exceptional place the Pedroncelli family farms vineyards, and the family's

dedication to making fine wines. From selling grapes to home winemakers during prohibition in order to keep the

vineyards going, to growing a small base of business during the 1930s and 1940s, to the second generation joining

their father: son John becoming winemaker in 1948 followed by Jim in 1955 as sales director, to 1963 when the

winery was officially purchased by John and Jim from their father, to growing the line of wines in the 1960s with

vineyard expansion and diversification, to the boom time of the 1970s and 1980s along with many changes and

additions to our sales base including national sales and export, the third generation coming on board and vineyard

replanting in the 1990s to the 21st century refining our focus to restaurants and casual dining/meet-up wine bars and

independent wine shops across the nation. to the transfer of ownership of the company to the third generation (now a

70% woman owned company with a woman winemaker!) to the second decade in the new millenium where the fourth

generation is coming up the ranks... Nine decades strong, we are still family owned and operated. It all adds up to

tradition, heritage and a family of wines you can enjoy with confidence.

WINES:

18 Sauvignon Blanc, East Side Vineyard                  17 Chardonnay, Signature Selection

18 Rose, Signature Selection                                     17 Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley

17 Zinfandel Mother Clone                                        16 Cabernet Sauvignon Three Vineyards

16 Sangiovese, Alto Vineyards                                  16 Petite Sirah, Family Vineyards19.00

WHEN: Sunday, May 19, 2019 - 5:00pm sharp


WHERE: Zahir’s 579 Bistro, 579 S Main St, Milpitas 95035

(408) 262-2200 Between Calaveras Blvd(237) and Montague Expwy.

Please have a designated driver. We must be responsible for ourselves, and the safety of others.

DINNER:

1)Zahir’s Famous Prime Rib, Slow roasted and basted in own juices, served Au Jus, Potato Croquette & Vegetables

2)Grilled Salmon Picatta (wild caught) finished with capers, white wine and lemon butter veggies

3)Eggplant Linguine Parmesan Grilled eggplant, Linguine, sautéed mushrooms, red onions, bell peppers, Monterey-

   Jack and Parmesan, and Marinara sauce

Tossed Green Salad (organic) with House Dressing, Bread, Coffee, and Desert.

Open Seating. Turn cell phones off, and because with wine the nose is so important, please no fragrances.

COST: WINO members $60.00 per person. Guests (prospective members) $70.00 ea. Members may bring one guest

at member price, per member. Non-members may attend their first event at member price. This event is only for ages,

21 and older, no pets. Please make checks out to WINO and mail to the above address. If your payment won`t be

received by Wednesday May 15th, 4pm, then please call to let Bruce know. In the case of you don`t show,

you still must pay, because I still have to pay for the meals & wine ordered. You will not be contacted unless a sellout

precludes receipt of your check. There will be no refunds after the above date, unless your place can be filled.

Thank You: Wes Hagen, was a very knowledgeable speaker who the ladies loved with his remarks of how woman’s

senses are several times greater than men,and the finest winemakers are women.He’s received accolades in the Somm

newsletter. With 29 in attendance at Mama Mia’s, we picked up 14 cases for $2250 of the various Miller Wines.

Membership: Make membership payments to WINO, per mailing address & mail to the above address. $24/yr,

$46/2yrs.Tell your friends to sign up for email notifications at the bottom of www.clubwino.org/santaclara.html

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WINO Members $60ea, returning prospective members $70ea.

Entree Choices: {Prime Rib, (a)rare (b)med rare (c)med (d) well} 2) Salmon, 3) Eggplant Linguine Parmesan

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