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, 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

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