Mar 102011
 

Whole Foods Market® Invites Shoppers to Taste and Tweet Bordeaux Wines; Tomorrow Mar. 11th

Two Houston stores host tasting of limited-time-only deals from 2009 vintage

WHAT: Whole Foods Market Twitter Tasting of Bordeaux Wines

Whole Foods Market invites shoppers and wine enthusiasts to participate in its second Twitter Tasting on Friday, Mar. 11. From 6-7 p.m. CST, national wine buyers Doug Bell and Geof Ryan will taste four Bordeaux wines that will be featured for two months at Whole Foods Market stores, providing tasting notes and insights about the wineries and winemakers via their Twitter feed: twitter.com/WFMWineGuys. National cheese buyer Cathy Strange will also offer her picks for the perfect cheeses to enjoy alongside the wines.

Featured wines paired with cheese include:

Château Magence Graves Blanc paired with Ossau Iraty or P’tit Basque

Château Le Touzinard Bordeaux Rouge paired with Comté

Château La Fleur Dallon Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux Rouge paired with Hervé Mons Lavort de Chèvre

Château Picau-Perna Saint-Émilion Rouge paired with Seaside Cheddar or Cabot Clothbound Cheddar

For more information, visit www.WholeFoodsMarket.com/Wine.

In-store Tasting for Shoppers to Follow Twitter Fun

Two locations: The 11145 Westheimer Road, Houston and 15900 Southwest Freeway, Sugar Land, stores will pour the four featured wines and sample cheeses that accompany those wines on Mar. 11 from 6-7 p.m. CST. Shoppers are invited to taste and tweet at the store and follow the Twitter Tasting discussion with wine Team Members.

WHO: Online: Global wine and cheese buyers Doug Bell, Geof Ryan and Cathy Strange

In-store: Specialty Wine Team Members

WHEN: 6-7 p.m. CST, Friday, Mar. 11

WHERE: Twitter: Follow @WFMWineGuys and #WFMWine. Go to the TweetChat room set up for this event (www.tweetchat.com/room/wfmwine) to tweet directly.

Stores: 11145 Westheimer, tele: 713.784.7776; 15900 Southwest Fwy, Sugar Land, Tele: 281.491.4477

NOTE: RSVP only. Call stores for more details or visit their webpages at www.WholeFoods.com.

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