Come join us Sunday June 8th for the not-to-miss Slow Food SF event of the year! Sunday June 8, 2008, Fort Masonâ€™s Festival Pavilion
11am - 1 pm, Trade and Professionals
3 - 7 pm, General Public
Golden Glass 2008 marks itâ€™s 5th anniversary by celebrating the most exciting, sustainable wines imported into the San Francisco Bay Area. Previously an exclusively Italian wine event, Golden Glass has expanded to include sustainable and terroir expressive wines from Spain, Greece, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, and of course, Italy. As usual, the wines will be complemented by savory delights and sweet treats from the Bay Areaâ€™s top restaurants and artisanal producers.
Golden Glass will, once again, prove to be a uniquely San Francisco experience! We want you to be a part of this decidedly â€œSLOWâ€ afternoon and evening savoring all that we enjoy here in the Bay Area.
The Golden Glass wine event, a fundraiser for Slow Food USA, is organized by Slow Food San Francisco, under the direction of Lorenzo Scarpone, convivium leader and founder of the first Slow Food convivium in the United States. Proceeds will benefit the new Slow Food San Francisco School Garden Project and Slow Food USAâ€™s â€˜Art of Tasteâ€™ program.
Defining â€˜Slowâ€™Good. Clean. Fair
. These are the words Slow Foodâ€™s founder Carlo Petrini uses to describe his vision of our food system. In the name of productivity, Fast Life has changed our way of being and threatens our environment and our landscapes. Slow Food celebrates developing taste rather than demeaning taste. And what better way to set about this than an international exchange of experiences, knowledge, projects?
As a supporter of Slow Food & the Golden Glass event, we advocate the importance of attending to the needs of the land, respecting traditional knowledge and taste. The wines at The 2008 Golden Glass event celebrate our diverse cultures and communities and showcase their art of careful farming and wine growing. Salute!See complete article here