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World of Pinot Noir’s 20th Anniversary Kicks Off This Weekend


Champagne! Grand Tastings! Rosé All Day!

More than 250 of the world’s top wineries will gather March 5-7 for a weekend of walk-around tastings, deep-dive seminars, gourmet pairing dinners and parties.

March 2, 2020 (Santa Barbara, Calif.) – The World of Pinot Noir (WOPN), the planet’s largest and most approachable Pinot Noir event, is set to begin this weekend, March 5-7 at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara in Santa Barbara.

To mark the 20th anniversary of the annual event, organizers have created the most exciting and fun lineup in its history. There will be 20 different events and experiences for Pinot Noir fans, including two Grand Tastings, exclusive wine-pairing dinners, Champagne and Pinot Noir seminars and plenty of parties, including the Rosé Lawn Party on Saturday afternoon.

For event details, to purchase remaining tickets and to learn about lodging options, please visit WorldofPinotNoir.com.

WHAT: The 20th annual World of Pinot Noir (WOPN), the world’s foremost event dedicated to celebrating and exploring Pinot Noir. Discover. Indulge. Celebrate.
WHEN: The weekend-long event takes place March 5-7, 2020
WHERE: The Ritz-Carlton Bacara in Santa Barbara
WHO: More than 250 wineries and the winemakers will be pouring their wines from Alsace, Argentina, Burgundy, Chile, Italy, Mendocino, Monterey, New Zealand, Oregon, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz, San Luis Obispo, Sonoma, and Napa.
INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES: Interviews can be arranged with winemakers, WOPN Board members, and the original Founders, including Brian Talley, of Talley Vineyards.
TICKETS: Tickets are still available for both Grand Tastings, and a select few seminars and pairing dinners. To purchase tickets please visit WorldofPinotNoir.com.
About The World of Pinot Noir

WOPN, a non-profit trade organization, was established 20 years ago by a small, dedicated group of winemakers from California’s Central Coast. The group’s mission is to bring together the world’s foremost Pinot Noir producers, and in a gorgeous setting, celebrate the delicious wine grape. Follow and tag us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. #wopn #wopn20



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