Tweet Today I had the opportunity to sit with Robert Parker and a room full of other wine industry nuts at CIA Greystone in St. Helena and taste through a flight of 11 different Pinots from California and France blind. I’d been looking forward to this event since I heard about it here, and it [...]
Tweet Copia may be in trouble financially, but they have been scheduling quite a few interesting events lately. The best of the lot is the “Oregon’s Best Pinot Noir” tasting on November 19th which will focus on the Dundee Hills AVA. Producers pouring there will include Argyle, Domaine Drouhin Oregon, Domaine Serene, Erath and Sokol [...]
Tweet Over at Wine Sediments. Less than 400 cases made, so if you’re interested go give it a read.
Tweet The biggest challenge facing wine growers is finding the right vineyard location with the right climate that will allow grapes to reach a desirable sugar content and flavor maturity at exactly the same time (if that sounds like a mouthful, I’ll explain more below). At Capozzi we think we’ve found just such a sweet [...]
Tweet Kent is the winemaker of Green Truck Cellars, a small Pinot producer in Napa Valley. And when I say small, I’m talking 400-500 cases small. Earlier this year he traveled to France on a journey to discover more about the barrels he was using; how they were made, how the wood was selected and [...]