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Reflecting On The Varietal Show 2020: Some Good Things Did Happen!

Socially distanced visits with (top) the Bouchaine gang and (above) The Nerd Stalker – Adolfo Foranda!

Way back in March we suddenly had a lot more time on our hands. So you know how I kept busy, if you haven’t yet then now is the time for a The Varietal Show replay of my first year conversations and tastings!

Some of your favorites perhaps or something new to inspire your inquisitive mind. The playlist includes such notables as Bouchaine Vineyards, Bambury Wine Collection, Perli Vineyard, Petrified Forest, Tablas Creek to do just a little name-dropping. . . Sit down, login and watch through with a glass of your favorite anything!

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Photo round up! Top, Murder Ridge from Perli Vineyard; David Wilson with Grape Encounters; Radio-Couteau: Bottom, John Bambury shares Bonneau and Egret wines ; Verde Vineyards selection; Haarmeyer Wine Cellars. CHEERS! Christopher

Rhône Adventures Continue with Tablas Creek Vineyards on The Varietal Show

In this Part Two from my discussion with Jason Haas of Tablas Creek Vineyards, he reflects about lessons from his dad with wine, and he shares three tiers of red blends including a tasty Mourvedre on The Varietal Show.

Find out more about their Rhône connection on our Rhone Rangers Webinar, Thursday November 19th! As well as a viewing of Tablas Creek Vineyards, Part One, on The Varietal Show.

Check it out here and remember to hit LIKESHARE, and FOLLOW my channel for more exciting weekly episodes on Tuesdays at 12:30pm!

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Rhône At Home With This November 19th Webinar!

Jump in on this Webinar with ME and the Rhone Rangers, that I will be moderating next Thursday, November 19th, at 4pm PST! White Rhône-blends are perfect for sipping fireside and celebrating the holiday season: Hear direct from the winemaker’s who craft these incredibly versatile wines, optimal in any season. Discover favorites to pair with your Thanksgiving menu!

Advance registration via Zoom is required; click here to Register. Featured wines include:

Caliza Winery, Paso Robles – Carl Bowker, 2019 Kissin’ Cousins (47% Viognier, 31% Grenache Blanc, 22% Roussanne)

Kita Wines, Santa Barbara County – Tara Gomez, 2018 T’aya (Marsanne, Roussanne, Grenache Blanc)

Terre Rouge/Easton Wines, Sierra Foothills – Bill Easton, 2013 Enigma (49% Marsanne, 26% Viognier, 24% Roussanne, 1% Grenache Blanc)

Tablas Creek Vineyard, Paso Robles – Jason Haas, 2018 Esprit de Tablas Blanc (66% Roussanne, 21% Grenache Blanc, 8% Picpoul Blanc, 3% Picardan, 2% Clairette Blanc)

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Caption this! In the days before social distancing at Hospice du Rhône, a Paso Robles staple in years gone by.

Take a Rhône Rendezvous on The Varietal Show With Tablas Creek Vineyards

On my way down to judge at the Central Coast Wine Competition, The Varietal Show made a little stop to explore the joys of red wines made with Rhône varietals grown on the marvelous Tablas Creek Vineyards estate properties: This first part features the first tasting of the 2018 Tablas Creek Esprit Rouge, come back for more next week!

Check it out here and remember to hit LIKESHARE, and FOLLOW my channel for more exciting weekly episodes on Tuesdays at 12:30pm!