March 17/18, 2017

2017 Recap

2017 Winner’s Circle

Pinot Cup

Pinot Cup Winner
TR Elliott
2014 Bootlegger’s Hill, Russian River Valley, California

Pinot Cup Runner Up
Kosta Browne
2014 Gap’s Crown, Sonoma Coast, California

Tournament of the Pig

Judges’ Choice
Team Bryan Voltaggio and David Burke
Sirloin Steak of Pork with smoked paprika, chorizo, shrimp, clams and fava

Peoples’ Choice
Team Elizabeth Falkner and Nancy Silverton
Pork Milanese with radicchio and parsley salad with grain mustard vinaigrette

Ultimate Pinot Smackdown

Smackdown Winner
Kosta Browne
2014, Pisoni Vineyard, Santa Lucia Highlands, California
(Selected by Michael Jordan)

Smackdown Runner Up
2014, Zena Crown Vineyard, Eola-Amity Hills, Oregon
(Selected by Michael Jordan)


Join us for our exciting lineup including: Taste of Pigs & Pinot, Tournament of the Pig, Ultimate Pinot Smackdown, Dry Creek Kitchen’s Gala Dinner and Spoonbar’s Swine & Wine Dinner.


12th Annual Pigs & Pinot participating pork and pinot authorities include some of the country’s most renowned chefs and critically acclaimed winemakers.

Feder Knives

Sculptor and knifemaker Geoff Feder teams up with Chef Charlie Palmer to create custom chef knives inspired by the chef’s renowned Pigs & Pinot event.

Hotel Healdsburg

Hotel Healdsburg encompasses the Sonoma County wine country’s simplicity and charm. Set on the western edge of Healdsburg's historic town plaza, the 59-room boutique hotel boasts beautifully appointed guest rooms, Chef Charlie Palmer's Dry Creek Kitchen, country gardens, pool, and the luxurious Spa.


All net proceeds benefit Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign to end childhood hunger in America, as well as local Sonoma County scholarships and charities.