FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 15, 2010
Independent Champagne & Sparkling Wine Invitational Convenes in
New Orleans April 16-18, 2010
ICSWI teams up with local restaurants to offer attendees amazing full course meals paired with sparkling wines
WHAT: Independent Champagne & Sparkling Wine Invitational (ICSWI)
WHERE: New Orleans Morial Convention Center (NOMCC), La Louisiane Ballroom and Hall A
WHEN: April 16-18, 2010
The first ever ICSWI will take place in New Orleans, April 16-18, 2010, at the NOMCC. Designed to be an unforgettable three days of extravagance, education and fun, ICSWI will educate consumers and trade professionals about independent global producers who are making exceptional, hand-crafted products in the independent spirit. Nurturing the sparkling wine lover, attendees will be exposed to more than 150 independent growers and producers, 50 top sommeliers and more than a dozen leading national chefs.
The ICSWI Winemakers Dinner will offer attendees an intimate opportunity to enjoy a full course meal paired with sparkling wines at different restaurants around the New Orleans area. Participating restaurants include:
Event attendees will be able to taste and network with independent growers to learn about the differences in styles, regions and country production methods, as well as meet with top chefs and sommeliers to test drive innovative and unexpected food and sparkling wine pairings.
EXHIBIT HALL: Hall A
PRESS ROOM: Room 211
ICSWI: Katie Callahan, 212-758-5322, email@example.com
New Orleans CVB: Tara Letort, 504-566-5048, firstname.lastname@example.org; Kelly Schulz, 504-421-0962, email@example.com
NOMCC: Rosalie Mortillaro, 504-582-3027, firstname.lastname@example.org