Italian Wine Writeoff
By: The Tasting Panel Editorial Team
Are you talented at finding, and writing, wine descriptors and at pinpointing the characteristics of what you're tasting?
Be creative and you could win A TRIP FOR TWO TO ITALY* AND SIX MONTHS AS A GUEST REVIEWER IN THE TASTING PANEL MAGAZINE.
Write the most creative tasting note on a wine from one of these three producers' portfolios. The note can be in any form in 75 words or less: poetry, dialogue, parody of a style of writing (e.g. Shakespeare, Dante, Hemingway) comedy, screenplay, or whatever else you come up with. Creativity counts!
HOW TO ENTER:
Send in your tasting notes on one or more of the wines from Barone Fini, Lionello Marchsi and/or Villa Pozzi in the most creative format to THE TASTING PANEL Magazine by mail or email or via Facebook. ( For a complete list of distributors for these wines in Excel spreadsheet format, click this link and choose OPEN or SAVE: www.tastingpanelmag.com/documents/winewriteoff.xls)
Mailing address: The Tasting Panel, 15335 Morrison St #345, Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
There is no purchase necessary. Open only to those employed in the beverage trade, on- or off-premise.
DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES: All entries must be received by DECEMBER 1, 2010.
EACH MONTH, STARTING IN OCTOBER, SELECTED TASTING NOTES OF RUNNER-UP CONTESTANTS WILL BE PUBLISHED. Winner will be selected and notified by the editorial team of THE TASTING PANEL on December 15, 2010 and announced in our Jan/Feb 2011 issue.
Trip for two to Italy
*Includes airfare, hotel and itinerary for selected wineries. Value: $5,000 (cannot be redeemed for cash)
Your by-line on six months of wine reviews in THE TASTING PANEL Magazine
Review any two wines of your choice per month, with scores and photos, in THE TASTING PANEL's Reviews section