Pinot Envy! Menu

Thursday, March 3, 2022

Toast our Talent

Our community is a diverse + passionate ensemble dedicated to great food, fresh ingredients, amazing wines, beers + cocktails, and passionate storytelling. “Toast our Talent” highlights their contributions in bringing this festival to life, allowing attendees to share their appreciation + gratitude. These “toasts” will be shared with the recipients following the festival. Shout out your favorite beverage pro, chef, dish, drink, farmer, musician, purveyor, you name it — or don’t pick a favorite and toast the whole talent community!


Richard “Chip” Plaistowe

Hall Management Group

Charleston, SC


Jason Cote

Jeff Cali

Kiawah Island Golf Resort

Kiawah Island, SC

Ahi Tuna 

With spring vegetable “kimchi”


DaVee Harned

Little Peanut Pastries

Charleston, SC

Key Lime Pie

Graham cracker crumb, toasted meringue, fresh berries


Alfonso Castéjon

Rachel Castéjon

The Castéjons

Charleston, SC

Pincho Moruno 

Spiced pork tenderloin skewer, romesco sauce, smoked Spanish paprika, country bread, chives


Marissa Leigh

Uptown Hospitality

Charleston, SC

Pinot Parfait 

Pinot Noir ganache, mascarpone vanilla bean mousse, granola pinot tuile


Thalita Smith

Coastal Provisions at Wild Dunes Resort

Isle of Palms, SC

Local Pork Terrine

Strawberry pinot jam and chicharron


Aaron Bludorn


Houston, TX

Beef Shortrib

On a Johnny Cake with Texas caviar


William Bates

Hotel Indigo

Mount Pleasant, SC

Lobster Mac + Cheese 

Shell pasta tossed with lobster meat in a smoked gouda cheese sauce with a hint of truffle


Ryan Sullivan

Harvest Catering

Charleston, SC

Octopus Escabeche


Drew Van Leuvan


Atlanta, GA


Jordan Snider

The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island

Kiawah Island, SC

Hazelnut Caramel Tarts with Citrus Poached Pear

Caramelized hazelnut cake, praline mousse, pear confit


Daniel Vesey

Montage Palmetto Bluff

Bluffton, SC

“Startled Pork” Toast Whipped

Whipped fromage, thai basil


Tavern & Table

Mount Pleasant, SC




Greg Stach

Landmark Vineyards

Sonoma, CA

Overlook Pinot Noir, 2019

Grand Detour Pinot Noir, 2019

Rayhill Pinot Noir, 2018


Résonance Wines

Rutherford, CA

Cakebread Cellars

Napa, CA

Cakebread Cellars, Two Creek Vineyard Pinot Noir

Resonance Vineyards, Willamete Valley Pinot Noir

Resonance Vineyard, Yamhill Pinot Noir

St. Francis Sonoma Pinot Noir


Martin Ray Vineyards & Winery

Santa Rosa, CA

Martin Ray, Pinot Noir

Martin Ray, Synthesis Pinot Noir

Martin Ray, Rose of Pinot Noir

Angeline California Pinot Noir

Angeline Rsv Pinot Noir


Gina Hennen

Adelsheim Vineyards

Newberg, OR

Adelsheim, Pinot Noir Rose

Adelsheim, Breaking Ground Pinot Noir

Adelsheim, Boulder Bluff Pinot Noir

Adelsheim, Ribbon Springs Pinot Noir


Robert Pepi

Négociant Winery

San Diego, CA

Négociant, Pinto Noir, 2011

Négociant, Point Noir, 2013

Négociant, Point Noir, 2014


Bryan Laing

Hazelfern Cellars

Newberg, OR

Hazelfern, Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, 2018


Schug Carneros Estate Winery

Sonoma, CA

Schug, Rouge de Noirs Brut, Carneros, 2018 

Schug, Rose of Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast, 2021  

Schug, White Pinot Noir, Carneros, 2021

Schug, Pinot Noir, Carneros, 2019 

Schug, Estate Grown Pinot Noir, Carneros, 2018


Dreyfus, Ashby & Co.

New York, NY

Champagne Drappier Brut Nature Rose, NV 

Dopff & Iron, Pinot Blanc, Alsace FR 

Boomtown Pinot Gris, Washington, 2020 

Joseph Drouhin, Bourgogne Rouge, Burgundy FR, 2019 

Domaine Drouhin, Pinot Noir, Oregon, 2019


Grapevine Distributors

Three Henrys Pinot Noir, Vin de Pays, France, 2019

Torii Mor, Pinot Noir, Oregon, 2018

Torii Mor, Yamhill Carlton Select Pinot Noir, 2016

Torii Mor, Reserve Deux Verres Pinot Noir, 2019


Nathan Wheeler

Vintage Lounge

Charleston, SC

Domaine Gueguen, Bourgogne Pinot Noir Rouge “La Vigne d’Emile”

Francois Merieau, Hexagonales Pinot Noir

Chono, Single Vineyard Pinot Noir

Domaine Jean-Baptiste Duperray, Coteaux Bourguignons Les 2 complices


Marika Vida

New York, NY



Gran Moraine

Willamette Valley, OR

Penner-Ash, Estate Vineyard Pinot Noir, Yamhill-Carlton, 2019

WillaKenzie, Estate Pinot Noir, Yamhill-Carlton, 2019

Gran Moraine, Pinot Noir, Yamhill-Carlton, 2019


Foley Family Wines

Santa Rosa, CA

El Pino Club, The Cusp

El Pino Club, Sea Floored

El Pino Club, High Haven

Ferrari-Carano, Pinot Noir


Joe Wagner

Belle Glos

Napa, CA

Belle Glos, “Taylor Lane” Pinot Noir, Sonoma County, CA, 2011

Belle Glos, “Oeil De Perdrix” Blanc de Noir Rose, Sonoma County, CA, 2021 

Belle Glos, “Eulenloch” Pinot Noir, Napa Valley, CA, 2020


Jeremy Weintraub

Adelaida Vineyards & Winery

Paso Robles, CA

Adelaida Pinot Noir


Justin Razza

The Wine Shop of Charleston

Charleston, SC

Aleph Wines Corporation

Ponzi, Pinot Gris, 2020 

Ponzi, Tavola Pinot Noir, 2019 

Hopler, Pinot Blanc, 2018


Drew Voit

Harper Voit

McMinnville, OR

Harper Voit, Strandline Pinot Noir, 2017


Acqua Panna