Benefit for Yeshiva of Minneapolis to feature Herzog’s head winemaker
“Kosher Wine Uncorked,” a lavish kosher wine tasting event, will take place 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4 at the Hyatt Regency, 1300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis. Proceeds will benefit the Yeshiva of Minneapolis to support excellence in Jewish and general studies.
Located in Oxnard, Calif., Herzog Wine Cellars is the world’s largest kosher wine maker, producing world-class wines from grapes sourced from California’s premier grape growing regions.
“Kosher Wine Uncorked” will offer more than 50 selections, including 26 varieties from boutique wineries in Israel, as well as Argentina, France, New Zealand, Italy and Spain.
Joe Hurliman, head wine maker for Herzog (his name is signed on every bottle), will appear at the event.
Also, wine celebrities and experts from New York and California will be attending. Nathan Herzog, vice president of Herzog Wine, and Jay Buchsbaun, director of wine education, will guide tasters in an evening that aims to satisfy wine and food enthusiasts alike. The event will also include a lavish buffet intended for wine pairing experiences. Kosher dietary laws will be observed.
Five rare bottles of wine, including the highly sought-after 1986 Baron Rothschild Haut-Medoc, will be auctioned live.
Tickets are $150 (the first 50 callers will receive a $50 discount per ticket); call 612-381-4414 or visit: www.yofm.org.