September 20th Wine Host is Lee Kuehn of Vintage Imports who will guide us
through a fun '3-finger' pour of four varietals including a Chardonnay, Pinot
noir, Merlot and a Cabernet. Pietra Santa is a family-run estate producing
artisanal wines and olive oils in California's Central Coast.
was planted to winegrapes in the 1850s by Frenchman Theophile Vache who chose
who chose the location because of the maritime climate and unique soils.
in the Gabilan Mountains 25 miles east of Monterey Bay, Pietra Santa benefits
from cool coastal breezes that allow for a long growing season. The estate's
location on the San Andreas Fault creates soils rich with granite and limestone
that naturally lower yields and add distinctive flavors to the wines.
winery was named PIETRA SANTA, Italian for SACRED STONE,
in honor of its exceptional soils. In 2005, the property was purchased by the
Blackburns, a family dedicated to preserving and building upon this magnificent
Our wines will be paired with light hors
d'oeuvres from Priory Executive Chefs Mike Henney and Pete Phillipy.
To buy tickets at $55 per, email Gene Lucente or
call 412.224.6302. And, consider an elegant Wine Tasting Overnight
Our Packages include two tickets to the Wine
Tasting and a stay in one of our fabulous guest rooms. A Queen Room is
just $209 per night (plus tax). And, King Rooms are only $229 per night (plus