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“BACKYARD BBQ” WITH WINEMAKER COBY PARKER-GARCIA

Thursday, July 19th 6pm to 8pm

 

EL LUGAR = THE PLACE Small lot, vineyard designate Pinot Noir, defined by their place of origin.

Gus the Wine Guy welcomes Coby Parker-Garcia, owner & winemaker of El Lugar Wines, and charter member of Gus the Wine Guy’s Winemaker’s Hall of Fame!

Join Coby and Gus for a “Backyard BBQ” (in the cool air conditioned Tasting Room) and intimate wine tasting of El Lugar’s newest terroir driven releases.

Coby has been making wine in the Central Coast since graduating from Cal Poly SLO in 2000. Coby is head winemaker at Claiborne & Churchill and has his own winery called El Lugar which means “the place” in Spanish. El Lugar produced 550 cases total in 2016. Small lot, vineyard designate wines that reflect the terroir of the vineyards.

We will be tasting the following El Lugar Wines (including a white Pinot Noir) to enjoy with tasty backyard bbq fare alongside Coby’s superb wines. Don’t miss this fun and exciting chance to taste the wines of one of the top winemakers in California’s Central Coast.

The Wines:

El Lugar Pinot Noir Blanc Greengate Ranch & Vineyard, Edna Valley 2017 107 cases

El Lugar Pinot Noir Hilliard Bruce Vineyard, Sta Rita Hills 2016 177 cases

El Lugar Pinot Noir Rincon Vineyard, Arroyo Grande Valley 2016 157 cases

El Lugar Pinot Noir Bien Nacido Vineyard, Santa Maria Valley 2016 109 cases

The Food:

Santa Maria Tri-Tip Sliders

Grilled Meatball, and Baby Squash Skewers

Smoky Clam Dip with House Made Potato Chips

Toasted Baguette with Olive and Pistachio Bruschetta and BLT Bruschetta

Tickets for the tasting are very limited and must be pre-purchased online. Deadline to purchase is Tuesday, July 17th. Early Bird Tickets purchased by Saturday July 14th are $30 per person. After July 14th, tickets are $35 per person.

When: Thursday July 19th 6pm to 8pm Event starts promptly at 6pm

Where: The Bottle Shop, 58 W Sierra Madre Blvd, Sierra Madre CA

Cost: $35 per person. $30 if purchased by July 14th.

CLICK THE FOLLOWING LINK TO PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS BACKYARD BBQ WITH WINEMAKER COBY PARKER-GARCIA