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Blending California-style

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February 27, 2020
5:15 pm - 6:45 pm
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VCC West, meeting room 118
1055 Canada Place
Vancouver, BC
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California creates brilliant and bold Bordeaux and Rhône-style blends as a result of the warm, dry climate conditions of the Golden State.  Join DJ Kearney and a panel of vintners as they explore nine California blends, plus a surprise benchmark wine that will make you stand up and take notice.

Moderator: DJ Kearney
Panelists: Chris Benziger, Jamie Benziger, Mark de Vere MW, Jason Diefenderfer, Yoav Gilet, Joseph Lange, Benjamin Menouret, Thomas Price MS, Ray Signorello

Sponsored by California Wines

Featured wines:

Benziger Family Winery Tribute 2015
Hope Family Wines Treana Blanc 2015
Imagery Estate Winery White Burgundy 2017
Jackson Family Wines Bootleg 2015 & Freemark Abbey Merlot 2015
LangeTwins Collection of Family Wines Midnight Reserve 2015
Robert Mondavi Winery Maestro 2015
Share a Splash Wine Co. High Dive 2015
Signorello Estate Padrone 2016
Famille JM Cazes Saint-Estephe AOC Rouge (Selection du Château Ormes de Pez) 2016

Wines subject to change

Blending California-style is graciously co-hosted by the embassies, high commissions or consulates of the participating countries:

Consulate General of France
U.S. Consulate General

Must be 19 or older (No Minors) to attend Vancouver International Wine Festival events. Two pieces of ID (one with photo and birthdate) are required. Infants and children are not permitted.


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