San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Our seminar topic is “The State of the American Rhone Nation,” with David White as the Moderator.
David is the founder and editor of Terroirist (blog) and a freelance writer for The World of Fine Wines, The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times and the Washington Post. Here’s David’s Bio.
For this seminar we will explore and taste through the principal Rhone categories, presented by:
- VIOGNIER: Horton Vineyards 2013 Viognier, Presented by Mike Heny
- WHITE RHONE BLEND: Eberle 2012 “Cotes-du-Robles Blanc,” Presented by Ben Mayo
- ROSE: Tablas Creek 2013 Patelin de Tablas Rosé, Presented by Jason Haas
- RED RHONE BLEND: Donelan Cuvee Moriah 2012 Red Blend, Presented by Cushing Donelan
- OTHER RED: Ridge Buchignani Ranch 2012 Carignane, Presented by David Gates
- GRENACHE: Two Shepherds 2012 Grenache, Saralee's Vineyard, Russian River Valley, Presented by William Allen
- SYRAH: Wrath “Doctor’s Vineyard” Santa Lucia Highlands 2011 Syrah, Presented by Chris Whaley
- MOURVEDRE: Bonny Doon “Old Telegram” 2010 Mourvedre, Presented by Garn Van Ostrand
Space is very limited!
When & Where
The Rhone Rangers lead the way as America's largest non-profit organization dedicated to promoting American Rhone varietal wines. American Rhone-style wines are made from the same grapes that have flourished for centuries in France's Rhone River Valley, and their growing popularity in the United States speak to their versatility with food, wide range of rich flavors, and to the skills of American winemakers.
The Rhone Rangers hold regular tastings around the country, both open to the public and exclusive to trade, to increase awareness and visibility about these exciting wines.