This year takes place at The Hilton Anatole Hotel on April 24th but to prepare for the main event the AHA holds a number of warm up events to encourage networking between Côtes du Coeur contributors. The first of these is the Big Bottle Party which collects large format bottles for ‘Big Bottle Alley’, part of the silent auction during the gala. It took place this week at the north Dallas home of Jana and Mike Brosin. Continue reading →
The American Heart Association Cotes du Coeur campaign to eradicate heart disease is holding a really interesting fundraiser. A tasting of wines in Riedel stemware. I did this once and it is really instructive. I left the tasting with the unmistakable impression that the serving vessel does matter. Continue reading →
The main ballroom of the Hilton Anatole in Dallas was the setting for the 2013 Côtes du Coeur Gala on Saturday night. The gala is the high point of Côtes du Coeur , the American Heart Association’s, wine-centric event which raises funds for research aimed at eradicating heart disease.
Friday night was the “Grand Tasting” part of the 22nd annual Côtes du Coeur, the premiere wine charity event of the season in Dallas. The event supports the work of the American Heart Association in eradicating heart disease.
Ramey 2009 Chardonnay, Ritchie Vineyard, Russian River Valley, Sonoma County is representative of the quality level of the wines donated to the Côtes du Coeur Grand tasting which is always on the Friday before the Saturday Auction. Continue reading →