Sterling’s {Ultimate Host Challenge} #4 – Host’s Choice!

It’s time for the LAST challenge – only ONE more chance to become a finalist in the Sterling Ultimate Host contest! Congrats to our winners from Challenges 1, 2, and 3 who will be joining us in New York City in December for the finale! I’ll be judging along with the 3 other bloggers on the team (read more about us here)

Challenge #4 – Host’s Choice

Your mission: Create the perfect gathering for your friends by putting on your own wine tasting featuring any four of the Sterling Vintner’s Collection wines. Host’s choice…you create the theme of the tasting and all the pairings! Check out the rest of the Sterling Facebook page and for some ideas.

How to enter: Submit your videos, pictures or text entries to show us how you have done (or would complete) this challenge. Just head to Sterling’s Facebook page to enter. Submissions close on November 21.

The prize!

The winner of this challenge will receive a special host package as well as an invitation to the finale event in New York City in December for a chance to become the Sterling Ultimate Host and receive the cash prize ($40,000 – yes, $40,000! Imagine what you could do that with cash prize) and an all-expense paid trip for four to Napa Valley! We’ll announce the winner on November 24 on the Sterling Ultimate Host Facebook tab. May the best host win!

Come on Pizzazzerie readers! I know you have some hostess talents, so tell us how you’d host a wine night with friends! Create a simple video, a collection of photos, whatever! Just show  us how you’d celebrate with Sterling Wine! I hope to be in NYC with one of you lucky winners in December!

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