NJ’S Favorite Wine Tasting Event is Back: Friday, April 8, 2011, 7-10pm at the Hilton Short Hills
The Hilton Short Hills becomes spring wine heaven for one grape-centric evening only…featuring an incredible global array of 100+ wines specially selected by The Wine Library, delicious light hors d’oeuvres artfully prepared by the Hilton’s chefs, plus live jazz from TIZER featuring Chieli Minucci (of Special EFX) to create a festive atmosphere.
WINE CLASSES… Upgrade your tickets (additional charge of $30 per ticket applies) to attend an exclusive Wine Class in our private tasting area led by wine expert Barbara Frank, winemaker at Chateau Frank and Dr. Frank’s Vinifera Wine Cellars. Barbara will guide participants through several specially selected wines, tracing each to its geographic origin, comparing them to other choices, and noting the best food pairings. Class sizes are limited, so reserve early!
MUSIC… Keyboardist and recording artist Lao Tizer captivates audiences of all ages and musical tastes. He is a “Best New Jazz Artist” nominee, a Yamaha-endorsed pianist and keyboardist; has appeared at premier venues including Universal Studios, Hollywood, Disneyland, Pier 39 – Fisherman’s Wharf San Francisco; and he and his group TIZER (2011 “Jazz Group of the Year” nominee) have performed at renowned events worldwide. Joining TIZER for this year’s Spring Wine Festival will be Chieli Minucci, of the acclaimed contemporary jazz group Special EFX. Minucci has recorded and performed with top pop artists such as Celine Dion, Lionel Richie, Jennifer Lopez, Jewel, Mark Anthony, and others, as well as jazz/pop artists Bobby Caldwell, Marion Meadows, Jay Beckenstein, Kim Waters, Alex Bugnon, Gerald Veasley, Lao Tizer, and many others. Also a composer for TV and film, Chieli was nominated for 10 Daytime Emmy Awards and has won 3. Listen to TIZER
DISCOUNT ROOM RATES… Make it a weekend retreat! The Hilton Short Hills, New Jersey’s premier urban resort hotel, is offering special rates for attendees of the 2011 Spring Wine Festival. Enjoy an overnight stay at a discounted rate of $159/night for Deluxe Accommodations, or just $209/night in the private Executive Level. Use promo code “SWF” Click Here for Booking Info
Visit www.newjerseywinefestivals.com for more details.
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Early Bird: $69.00
(Now thru 3/20)
Final Week: $84.00