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Save the Date for Wine & Food Week 2015
"The Design of Wine"
June 1-7, 2015

Drawing culinary masters and wine experts from around the world, Wine & Food Week uncorks June 1-7, 2015 with scores of events featuring more than 500 wines, 50 restaurants, and legendary wine producers and culinary personalities.   From wine expert to wine novice, there's a wine waiting for you to discover at Wine & Food Week!

John Moeller 
Wizard Gourmet

White House Chef
and Author of
Dining at the
White House
  Gary Midyette
Wine Wizard

Director of Winemaking Operations
Robert Mondavi Winery

Chef John Moeller is a member of an elite corps of chefs, those who have served in the White House preparing tres soigne cuisine for Presidents, First Families, and their guests, including visiting Heads of State. Chef to three First Families, including President George H.W. Bush, President William Jefferson Clinton, and President George W. Bush, Chef Moeller joined the White House kitchen in 1992 as sous chef to Pierre Chambrin and later Walter Scheib, eventually acting as White House Chef in 2005. Over the course of his career in the White House, he focused on creating unique and one-of-a-kind dishes that relied on fresh and flavorful ingredients.

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As Director of Winemaking Operations at Robert Mondavi Winery, Gary Midyette oversees cellar, barrel and bottling operations, facility maintenance, winemaking compliance and winemaking operations budgets. Since 2004, Gary has played a vital role in making sure every step of the winemaking process - from barreling to bottling - runs smoothly at the Winery. A member of the winemaking and tasting panel at the Winery, Gary routinely analyzes the quality of the wines being produced. Having worked at Robert Mondavi Winery for nearly thirty years, Gary ensures that the Winery produces superior wines.

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Special Guest

George Taber

Author of Judgment of Paris, To Cork or Not To Cork, In Search of Bacchus & A Toast to Bargain Wines
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The Big Three

H-E-B Wine Walk at Market Street
Thursday,  June 4, 2015  |  5:30 - 8:30 pm | Market Street - The Woodlands
H-E-B   Signatures Market Street - The Woodlands      

The Wine Walk is bustling with happy guests enjoying wines from around the world, live Chef demonstrations, interactive entertainment and live music. Stroll in and out of shops as participating retailers welcome wine industry representatives featuring their selections as attendees shop, sip and stroll. Visit Authors and Artist Alley to find unique art and meet compelling authors. Visit the wine pull benefiting the John Cooper School Signature Series literary education and outreach efforts. And share a great time in a casual and fun environment! 

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Sips, Suds & Tacos presented by The Woodlands Mall
Friday,  June 5, 2015  |  6:00 - 9:00 pm | The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center
The Woodlands Mall 

Tacos, Tacos and more Tacos!  Sips, Suds & Tacos lets you "crunch & munch" some of the very best tacos in town.   And no one goes thirsty as your favorite libations will wet your whistle. As the tacos are being judged by the experts, you can judge for yourself to your hearts' content. What's your favorite?  Crispy or Soft?  Wheat or Corn?  No matter, try 'em all at Sips, Suds & Tacos.  When you get your fill, dance the night away to great music.

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Wine Rendezvous Grand Tasting & Chef Showcase presented by Capital One Bank
Saturday,  June 6, 2015  |  7:00 - 10:00 pm | The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center
Capital One    

Wine & Food Week's premiere event - tabbed as one of the most spectacular wine and culinary events in the country. 50 Chefs vying for the coveted Waterford Crystal Chef of Chefs Award and $5,000 cash prize. The Grand Tasting is a culinary extravaganza of resplendent abundance! You'll enjoy Chef demonstrations, over 500 wines, 50 restaurants with exquisite selections of culinary expertise and wines extraordinaire!  Make your first stop the Capital One Bank Champagne Gazebo.  Don't miss the fabulous H-E-B ice sculpture surrounded by gourmet cheese, meats, breads and garnishes.  Three hours is hardly enough time for such much enjoyment. Charity auction benefits New Danville.

Upgrade your experience to the VIP Premium Lounge featuring crème de le crème wine selections for discerning palettes, keepsake stemware and valet parking at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott.

Finish a fabulous evening on a sweet note in the Just Desserts Zone with desserts by renowned Pastry Chefs vying for the "Just Desserts" Award.  Enjoy selections of confectionary perfection!  Step out in your most glamorous classic attire for an evening you'll never forget. You may be spotted as a finalist for the Fashion Forward Award.

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