Growing Forward in California
If you really want to know what’s happening now and in the future in California wine country, join some of California’s leading players as they reveal distinct trends emerging in both the vineyard and winery, resulting in new and refined wine styles.
Moderator: Anthony Gismondi
Panelists: Chris Benziger, Bob Blue, Jean-Charles Boisset, Gina Gallo, Austin Hope, Joel Peterson, Justin Seidenfeld, Randy Ullom, Russ Weis, Karl Wente
Sponsored by California Wine
Benziger Family Winery Pinot Noir 2015
Bonterra Organic Vineyards Elysian Organic Merlot 2016
Gallo Signature Series Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir 2016
Hope Family Wines Austin Hope Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
Kendall-Jackson Jackson Estate Santa Maria Valley Chardonnay 2016
Ravenswood Winery Belloni Vineyard Zinfandel, Russian River Valley 2016
Raymond Vineyards Napa Valley Reserve Cabernet 2016
Rowen Wine Company Red Blend, Sonoma County 2015
Silverado Vineyards Estate Solo Cabernet Sauvignon 2014
Wente Vineyards The Nth Degree Chardonnay 2016
Wines subject to change
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