In addition to gaining early access to the Grand Tasting, VIPs will be given an exclusive guided tour led by the WOPN Sommelier Team, where they will introduce guests to winemakers and help navigate the 100 Pinot Noir producers in the ballroom. VIP guests also have exclusive access to three separate and private experiences held during the Grand Tasting, including vertical library tastings, blending seminars and more.
Davis Bynum Lounge | 2pm – 6pm
Davis Bynum, first to produce a single vineyard Pinot Noir in the Russian River Valley, will be hosting a Pioneer of Pinot Lounge during WOPN’s Friday Grand Tasting. Join our Winemaker Greg Morthole as he shares his philosophy of marrying minimalist viticulture with innovation to highlight terroir and to let the land speak. VIP Ticketholders are invited to sip hand-crafted Pinot Noir from distinct vineyard sites across the renowned Russian River Valley, including our two esteemed vineyards.
WALT Wines will be hosting a lively 1,000 Miles of Pinot Lounge for two days during WOPN. VIP Ticketholders are invited to sip on single vineyard Pinot Noir wines sourced from 1,000 miles of West Coast Vineyards as far south as Santa Barbara and as far north as Willamette Valley, OR. WALT Winemakers Megan Gunderson & Alison Frichtl Hollister will be sharing insight into their unique winemaking process with a few surprises in store for guests visiting the Lounge.