March 15/16, 2019

2019 Winner’s Circle


Pinot Cup

Pinot Cup Winner

Balletto Vineyards
2016 Baletto 18 Barrel, Sonoma Coast, CA

Pinot Cup Runner Up

Papapietro Perry Winery
2016 Papapietro Perry Winery Peters Vineyard, Russian River Valley, CA

Tournament of the Pig

Judges’ Choice

Team: Nancy Oakes and Joe Youkhan
Confit pork with smoked shoyu glaze served with gooseberry jam, radicchio slaw on a biscuit

Peoples’ Choice

Team: Nancy Oakes and Joe Youkhan
Pork “Schnitzel” made with sunflower and sesame seed crusted tenderloin, sumac-spiced pecan slaw, fennel-rhubarb caper relish, and mustard foam

Ultimate Pinot Smackdown

Smackdown Winner

Croix Estate
2016 Croix Estate South Block Six, Platt Vineyard, Russian River Valley, CA
(Selected by Keith Goldston)

Smackdown Runner Up

Siduri
2016 Siduri Garys’ Vineyard, Santa Lucia Highlands, CA
(Selected by Michael Jordan)

Events

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.

Talent

14th Annual Pigs & Pinot participating pork and pinot authorities include some of the country’s most renowned chefs and critically acclaimed winemakers.

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.

Beneficiaries

All net proceeds from this year's Pigs & Pinot will benefit Share Our Strength, as well as local scholarships and charities.