Exploring Oregon – Seminar 6/23

Beaufort Wine and Food Presents ‘Exploring Oregon’ Wine Seminar


Beaufort Wine and Food announces their upcoming wine seminar Saturday, June 23rd, from 4:30 – 6:00 pm. The seminar will be held in the Beaufort Wine and Food retail wine store, 129 Middle Lane in Beaufort.

The seminar will feature and will focus on wines from Oregon, including Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and a Gamay/Cabernet Franc Red Blend. The seminar will be moderated by Rodney Plachy, of Tryon Distributing Co.

“Beaufort Wine and Food is excited to offer this educational seminar to the public.” said Jane Ellis, manager of the Beaufort Wine and Food retail wine store. “Mr. Plachy brings 22 years of wine expertise and is a dynamic instructor.”

Rodney Plachy has worked for Tryon Distributing, a Charlotte, North Carolina based wholesaler, in sales, sales management, and education and training for wine and beer products. He currently focuses on employee development and advancement. He creates education programs and has traveled on wine excursions to 7 countries to add to his knowledge of grape growing regions. Accreditations include CSW from the Society of Wine Educators, Intro level course from Court of Master Sommelier, and Certified Beer Server from the Cicerone Certification Program.

Guests will enjoy selected appetizers from Beaufort Grocery Co. to pair with each of the six wines at the June 23rd seminar. Tickets are $25 and may be purchased by calling 252-515-0708, stopping by the Beaufort Wine and Food office at 129 Middle Lane or online at www.beaufortwineandfood.com. Tickets are very limited and this event is expected to sell out.

Proceeds from the Beaufort Wine and Food Wine Store will go towards Beaufort Wine and Food’s ongoing mission to enrich life in Carteret County. Since the organization’s inception in 2004, over $670,000 has been donated to charity and non-profits serving the Crystal Coast. Recently BWF has announced its next large scale community project; funding $100,000 of a new, state of the art culinary and hospitality building on the Carteret Community College campus.

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