RieslingStudy 17 is an industry-and-collector-driven party to celebrate and share the many pleasures of this most noble and mischievous varietal. You are invited to bring your own bottle or two of super baller Riesling to share. Unicorns welcome.
Local Riesling winemakers–join us and bring your best bottle.
Live entertainment in HiFi’s intimate and acoustically-fine-tuned venue by local HipHop legend Vursatyl (see Bio below). Special guest DJs SoilPimp @soilpimp, Skinny Pablo @skinny.pablo, Broken Arrow @bowampersandarrow, and more.
To keep you fueled through the evening, Germany-meets-Japan snacks will be paired with the high-acid Wine of Kings.
$60 gets you into the party, starting at 6PM. Limited to 150 tickets. Get yours today. Ages 21+
(No ticket refunds. No exceptions)
Out-of-town guests–Call/eMail the HiFi team to inquire about Sunday night accommodations in the hotel (The Douglas on 3rd) above HiFi. We have reserved the entire second floor for attendees of the party.
Vursatyl The Great
Vursatyl came to international attention as a member of the Portland, Oregon based Hip Hop group Lifesavas in 1997. With the group and as a solo artist, Vursatyl has toured extensively with De La Soul, Talib Kweli, Slum Village, and Little Brother to name just a few. As well as collaborating and recording music with George Clinton, Smif-N-Wessun , Digable Planets’ lead MC Ishmael, Camp Lo, Dead Prez and most recently Run The Jewels. After honing his craft for over 30 years in the music business VURSATYL is a seasoned veteran in his own right.
In 2021, Vursatyl was inducted into The Oregon Music Hall Of Fame as a member of Lifesavas.
With praises from Rolling Stone, XXL, The Source, and URB Magazines, an official Vursatyl solo album has been anticipated and eminent. In 2015 Vursatyl released an EP entitled ‘Crooked Straights’ that Okayplayer called one of the top indie releases of the year. Crooked Straights was nominated for Germany’s “Best Hip Hop Album” award alongside nominees such as Tyler The Creator. As well the project led to the ‘Crooked Straights Mix’ collaboration with Maseo of De La Soul.
Vursatyl has a new full-length album on the way produced by Nottz, S1 aka Symbolic One, Jake One, & Vitamin D. He is currently releasing an onslaught of pace-setting singles leading up to the album. Most of which feature his new artist and protege Lunden Benard. Lunden Benard is a young producer and MC based in Atlanta, Georgia.