Colorado

Apr 23, 2012 6:32 PM by Greg Boyce

Twitter Taste Off

Twenty three of Colorado’s top wineries and one meadery will pour at the Nomacorc-­-Colorado Twitter Taste-­-off at the fourth annual DrinkLocalWine conference April 28 at St. Cajetan’s on the Metropolitan State College campus in Denver.

The conference, presented by the Colorado Wine Industry Development Board, will focus on the diversity and quality of the 100 wineries in Colorado. The Twitter Taste Off has quickly become a popular tradition at the conference, with almost 10 million tweets and re-­-tweets shared over the three years.

This year, the conference’s goal is eight million Twitter impressions. At the Nomacorc-­-Colorado Taste Off, each winery pours two wines, and participants, including invited media and consumers, will tweet about what they taste. Comments are displayed on projection screens at to follow the discussion, which also includes Twitter followers from around the world.

You can follow the conversation on Twitter from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. using the hashtags #drinklocal, #colwine and #Nomacorc.

DrinkLocalWine presents four awards at the Nomacorc-­-Colorado Taste-­-off – best red wine, best white wine, favorite media wine and People's Choice, selected by consumers attending the Taste-­-off. Nomacorc, first-­-time Twitter Taste Off title sponsor, will also present an award for the best “tweet” or series of “tweets.”

Tickets for the Taste-­-off, which include a souvenir glass, are $35, and are available online.

 

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