Last Chance: Host a wine and cheese tastING on us

Filed in Gather Food Essential by on May 29, 2007 0 Comments

Gather has a delicious opportunity just for you!  “my wines direct” and “igourmet” are teaming up in partnership with to give you an exclusive series of “tastINGs” events.

Challenge your fellow Gather mates and test your writing flair: What’s your dream wine-tasting experience? Don’t hold back the imagination! Write an article detailing your dream and my wines direct will reward a Gather member to host a tastING in the comfort of their own home. They will provide four bottles of delicious wine (two white, two red), and will provide perfectly paired cheeses. They’re both leaders in what they do; wine and cheese. You simply provide the people! After the tasting, you and up to ten friends will write reviews on about your wine adventure. We encourage creativity, honesty, and of course, a few great images from your event.

If you would like to participate, write up your dream wine and cheese tasting adventure and publish the article by May 30th to  Please tag all articles with “tastings” so that we can find your submissions.  My Wines Direct and Team Gather will randomly select a winner.

Cheers! Mangia!


To enter:

1) You must be 21 years of age to enter.  The Package from my wines   direct must be signed by someone who is 21 years of age.

2) You must be a member of the group.

3)   Please note: Because The Food Essential group is moderated, your entry will not appear immediately in  Please allow up to 24 hours for the moderator to accept it into the group. 


Please contact with any additional questions. Use the subject line TastINGs in your email.

Program Timeline:

Tuesday, May 22nd : Entry Period Begins

Wednesday, May 30th: Entry Period Ends

Monday, June 4th: Winner announced


1) TasTING: The selected TastINGs host will be notified personally and announced to the community on They will be required to have their TastINGs party by the end of the month, and based on the date they commit to, the TastINGs wine and cheese will be sent to coincide with the party. 

2) The Review: After the TastINGs party, the host will post a detailed article with photos about the evening, including comments and reviews of the wines and cheeses provided by the partners. This article will be posted within 3 weeks of the tasting and will be featured on the

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