• Chocolate Shop and House Wine Enliven Thirsty Girl 2.0 Tour

    13-stop event kicks off Saturday (Oct. 29) in Las Vegas

    SEATTLE-October 21, 2011-Thirsty Girl, a community of wine-loving women led by event founder, wine authority and “Head Thirsty Girl” Leslie Sbrocco, recently partnered with Precept Wine on its 2011-2012 Thirsty Girl 2.0 event tour. Thirsty Girl will feature Chocolate Shop as its official chocolate red wine and HOUSE WINE Red as the tour’s official red blend. The fun kicks off Saturday (Oct. 29) at the Hard Rock Cafe© in Las Vegas, and what happens in Vegas will soon be celebrated from coast to coast as part of Thirsty Girl’s national, year-long tour of wine, food and lively wine education.

    Leslie Sbrocco is an award-winning author, wine consultant and television personality. Marking her second annual Thirsty Girl tour, she and her team will pour category-exclusive partner wines and lead educational seminars for Thirsty Girl’s passionate community celebrating wine, food, travel and fun.

    Thirsty Girl 2.0 Tour Schedule:
    Oct. 29
    Rock ‘n Roll Wine / Thirsty Girl LIVE! Kick Off Event – Las Vegas, Nevada
    Hard Rock Cafe©
    3771 S. Las Vegas Blvd.

    Nov. 17
    The Texas Conference for Women – Houston
    George R. Brown Convention Center
    1001 Avenida De Las Americas

    Jan. 21-22, 2012
    The Boston Wine Expo – Boston, Mass.
    Seaport World Trade Center
    200 Seaport Blvd

    Feb. 4, 2012
    Thirsty Girl LIVE! New York Event – New York City
    New York City Winter Wine Fest

    March 2-4, 2012
    The Northwest Women’s Show – Seattle
    Century Link Event Center (formerly Qwest)
    800 Occidental Ave

    April 24 & 25, 2012
    8th Annual M2W Marketing to Women Conference – Chicago

    May 22-26, 2012
    The New Orleans Wine & Food Festival

    June 15-16, 2012
    Food & Wine Magazine Aspen Classic

    July 27-29, 2012
    The Food Network Atlantic City Food & Wine Festival

    Aug. 2-4, 2012
    BlogHer Conference – New York City
    Hilton New York
    1335 Avenue of the Americas, NYC

    Sept. 28-30, 2012
    Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival – Newport, Rhode Island
    The Preservation Society of Newport County
    424 Bellevue Ave., Newport

    Oct. 19-21, 2012
    Philadelphia Taste! Philadelphia, Pa.

    Nov. 2012
    San Francisco (details forthcoming)

    About Thirsty Girl
    Thirsty Girl is a community of women who share a passion for food, travel, libations and life. For more information, please visit www.ThirstyGirl.com, www.facebook.com/ThirstyGirl and via Twitter @BeAThirstyGirl.

    HOUSE WINE Red and Chocolate Shop, our Thirsty Girl wines
    At HOUSE WINE, the finest quality grapes are selected from high exceptional vineyards throughout the Columbia Valley to produce an iconic Washington red (predominantly cabernet sauvignon). The 2009 HOUSE Red was named Wine Spectator’s Best Value Washington Wine, one every household can enjoy, afford and share with friends and family at home. Chocolate Shop, The Chocolate Lover’s Wine, takes the perfect pairing – chocolate and wine – to the next level, marrying fine wine and rich, velvety chocolate to create an indulgent wine experience like no other.

    About Precept Wine:
    Over its eight years, Precept Wine has evolved into an integrated wine company that owns more than 3,700 vineyard acres, employs a team of winemakers and operational staff at seven production facilities and operates seven tasting rooms. The quality driven portfolio has garnered more than 150 BEST BUY ratings and more than seventy 90+ point scores from leading wine publications including Wine Enthusiast, Wine Spectator, The Wine Advocate and Wine & Spirits. More at www.preceptwine.com.

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