With apologies to the Beach Boys, the latest "coastline craze" has nothing to do with surfing and everything to do with viticulture. The vast Sonoma Coast AVA (American Viticultural Area) was established in 1987, covering more than 500,000 acres and encompassing several sub-AVAs in Sonoma County.
Wine Tasting: Cote-Rotie
At The Syrah Open, a recent EWS blind tasting, the Rhône team ran away from the competition. The result hardly surprised us, as we have opined that the greatest expression of the Syrah grape comes from wines made in the northern Rhône.
Wine Tasting: 2010 Barolos & Barbarescos
In this exciting 10th anniversary retrospective blind tasting, you will enjoy sipping and learning about the top 2004 Barolos & Barbarescos wines. It is quite common for EWS to offer blind tastings of Barolos and Barbarescos from a successful vintage, and we have offered dozens over the years.
Wine Tasting: 2010 Red Burgundies: The 1er Crus
You'll experience a wonderful Burgundy drinking experience. "A vintage like 2010 demonstrates that the quality of the red wines has never been higher or more consistent. I love the vintage.
We have a long-established passion for Rosé Champagne and try to offer a blind tasting of our favorites every few years, especially during the warmer summer months. For our 2014 version, we have gathered 13 outstanding Rosé Champagnes representing the pinnacle of quality.