Join over 50 Chardonnay producers from around the world for an insightful weekend of education and exploration designed to enlighten wine consumers, industry professionals, and media on Chardonnay wine producing regions and wine making styles, and their effects on America’s favorite wine.
Now in its fourth year, The Chardonnay Symposium is the only event of its kind in the United States focusing on the golden grape. Taste the world’s most celebrated Chardonnays alongside food piarings specifically designed to enhance the wine experience, with celebrity chef demonstrations and an educational panel session moderated by Wine Enthusiast’s Steve Heimoff.
The Grand Chardonnay Tasting on Saturday, July 20, takes place at Byron Vineyard and Winery and local wineries and restaurants will offer a wide variety of winemaker dinners and Chardonnay-inspired events throughout the weekend starting with a star tribute to legendary Santa Maria Valley winemaker at the historic Bien Nacido Vineyard Adobe on Friday, July 19th. Click here for the full of schedule events.