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ideastream Grand Tastings and Seminars Giveaway

ideastream is home to local television and radio stations WVIZ/PBS, 90.3 WCPN, WCLV 104.9. It's also the host of one of the best wine events in Cleveland - the ideastream Grand Tastings and Seminars

The two day extravaganza is back and better than ever! This year it takes place on Friday June 1st and Saturday June 2nd. It includes a Grand Tasting each day, plus intimate seminars, a food demonstration by Chef Jacques Pépin and a VIP dinner experience on Saturday.
Both Grand Tasting tickets include:

- Access to the wine tasting event
- A buffet of hearty appetizers and desserts
- Souvenir wine glass and wine plate
- Access to the silent auction
- Complimentary subscription to Wine Spectator magazine

In addition to the amazing tastings, you can attend one of these seminars on Saturday at 1:00pm: 

- ABCs of Wine
- Sparkling Wine and Champagne

This year will be even more special thanks to guest Chef Jacques PépinWinner of 16 James Beard Awards and author of 29 books, Pépin has taught millions of Americans—plus an entire generation of chefs—how to cook and you can see him in action! Saturday afternoon at 2:30pm, a food demonstration by the legendary Chef will take place in the Westfield Insurance™ Studio Theatre. 
After the demonstration, guests can choose to attend one of the two 4:00pm seminars: 

- Which Glass and Why presented by Riedel
- The always sold-out Bordeaux seminar with Dan Greathouse 

Guests can also purchase a Special VIP Dinner with Chef Pépin ticket. This dinner includes wine pairings with each course and takes place on Saturday at 6:00pm at Cibreo PrivatoAll dinner guests will receive a signed copy of Pépin’s latest book, A Grandfather's Lessons: In the Kitchen with Shorey. I love watching them cook together on WVIZ/PBS - and the recipes always sound so good. What a great addition to your cookbook collection this would be!

Tickets prices range from $40 to $300. You can purchase tickets online. Not only will you have an unbeatable experience, you'll be helping support WVIZ/PBS, 90.3 WCPN and WCLV 104.9. Even if you can't attend, you can donate online to your favorite station.

And you can win tickets!!!

I'm also giving away a pair of tickets to the Grand Tasting on June 1st at 7:30 pm. Enter using the Rafflecopter below. 

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Giveaway ends on May 25th at midnight. Entries will be verified and winner will be randomly selected. Winner has 24 hours to respond, otherwise another winner will be selected. Good luck!

ideastream Grand Tastings and Seminars
Idea Center® at Playhouse Square
1375 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115

** Disclosure: I was asked to help promote this event. In exchange, I received two tickets for my personal use as well as two tickets for the giveaway.As always, all thoughts and opinions about the sponsor and the event are my own. **