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Perfect Pairings Virtual Wine Concert - Van-Anh Nguyen X Winona

Source: Van-Anh Nguyen
Posted: 2 May 2020
Perfect Pairings Virtual Wine Concert - Van-Anh Nguyen X Winona

Love music? Love wine? Well well well, you’re in for a treat. Reawaken your ISO-numbed senses with this special synergy of wine and music via virtuoso pianist Van-Anh Nguyen. Van-Anh has been running her wildly popular concert series ‘Perfect Pairings’ for a few years at venues around the world, but this is the first time she’s offering it virtually. Voyage around the world with three wines guided by guest sommelier Laura Hicks, and three accompanying piano performances curated by Van-Anh, all in the comfort of your own home. Fancy a Tango with your Malbec? Yes please. Dress up, dress down – you do you (BUT Van-Anh will be giving a special prize for the best dressed).

By joining this event, you'll have supported small businesses as well as artists, two industries of which have been so heavily affected during this COVID19 pandemic. We appreciate your love and support so much and hope you have fun with us!

HOW IT WORKS
YOU HAVE 2 WAYS TO ENJOY THE CONCERT PAIRING EXPERIENCE

 

OPTION 1 - THE FULL EXPERIENCE (WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS)

  1. Purchase the online ticket here.
  2. Head over to WINONA to place your wine order and they'll deliver you the wines and we'll send you the Zoom ID & code to enter the concert. You've now supported both artist AND a local small business! We appreciate you!
  3. Sign into Zoom on Friday May 8, 2020, 7:30pm and enjoy the concert. Why not get frocked up - we'll have a special prize for BEST DRESSED!

Here’s the WINONA Wine bundle order link.

OPTION 2 - CONCERT ONLY

  1. If you have bottles at home which you'd like to drink, you can still participate in the concert. You'll just need to purchase a ticket and we'll send you the Zoom ID & code.
  2. The tastings & pairings will be based on a Pinot Gris, a Malbec and a Shiraz so we recommend you follow these varietals.
  3. Sign into Zoom on Friday May 8, 2020, 7:30pm and enjoy the concert - in between pieces, we'd love to hear your reasons of why you're drinking your chosen wine. It's a fun, educational and sharing process. Why not get frocked up - we'll have a special prize for

BEST DRESSED!

After the official pairings and concert, Van-Anh will take requests so send them ahead of time if there's something you're dying to hear.

Event Details:

  • We are limiting this event to 80 guests to log into Zoom. Each ticket is a per household ticket so if you are a couple or a family, you'll only need to purchase 1 Eventbrite ticket.
  • Van-Anh is a classically trained concert pianist but she is carved her place in the industry
    as a versatile pianist, playing beautifully sensitive renditions of Chopin through to her
    creative mashups of Destiny's Child vs Rachmaninoff; Britney Spears vs Beethoven right
    through to Guns n Roses, Michael Jackson and everything in between.
  • The wine bundle includes:
    * 2018 Ciello Bianco
    * 2018 Riccitelli Hey Malbec!
    * 2015 Warner Vineyard 'The Rest' Shiraz
  • Once you place your order on the WINONA website, they'll send you the shipping details.
  • Once we've received your booking, you'll receive an email in the following 48 hours
    with the unique Zoom code.

Your sommelier

Laura is a wine connoisseur that has travelled the world learning and enjoying wines and its culture. She started her career in Argentina while being a teenager working with François Lurton, a traditional French vigneron, developing and promoting his wines around the world. Laura has worked in almost every aspect of the wine industry; from helping in the glorious vintages times in different wine regions to developing packaging, export of wine, wine education, sommellerie, marketing and events of wine. Laura loves teaching, pairing wine with food and sharing all her precious drops with more wine lovers.


Perfect Pairings Virtual Wine Concert - Van-Anh Nguyen X Winona

Date:
Friday 8 May

Time:
7:30pm

Perfect Pairings : Laura & Van-Anh on a previous collaboration with Handpicked Wines
Van-Anh Nguyen
Winona team
 
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