Before 2013, my last comp judging creds came via the 2011 Lake County Wine Awards , and so I'm excited to have sort-of jumped into the wine competition sphere more heavily this year, and part of me is just hoping that I don't F most of it up.
More to come, probably on most of the above, so if you've got some aspects about the comps that you're particularly interested in hearing more about (the wines, the process, the annoying habits of the other judges during …
What makes your Lake County estate a restful, nourishing and inspiring place to be?
It is truly a combination of things that all work together. The property in general, the lake, the diversity of plant crops, the animal integration and especially the people! My father, Jim Fetzer, has created a place where you cannot help but feel the weight lifted and your eyes open to all the beauty surrounding you. And there is nothing better than getting to enjoy it all with a glass of wine!
Facebook for more details. See you there.d'Oro will be participating in the first annual Wine Tourism Day on May 11th with appetizers AND the release of our 2011 Estate Barbera! Many Lake County wineries will be participating next Saturday so be sure to check in with our neighbors at as well. Visit
The late Jess Jackson was a celebrated Californian trial lawyer of the kind one sees in film and television. Australian barristers are largely a tame lot by comparison, their fees a fraction of those commanded in the US. It was this river of dollars that allowed Jackson to build a wine empire at terrifying speed from a standing start in 1974, when he purchased a pear orchard in Lake County, California, planted Chardonnay, and hired the hugely gifted Jed Steele to make the wine. In …
Spring Harira soup with Merguez sausage
Crispy chicken Basteeya pastry with fennel and tomato jam
- paired with 2009 Estate Primitivo
(People's Choice Best Red 2011)
Walnut nougatine with yogurt mousse and honey
…Line 39 , a range of wines named after 39°N latitude, which runs right through Lake County, north of and . In , that line runs through the middle of and , hits southern , and continues through . (39°S runs through the north island vineyards of , between and , and just south of the wine valleys of .)
$ 10, 13.6%.
But interpreting specific conditions from a colored map is dangerous. It's like trying to figure out if your house will fall down from a USGS earthquake shaking map. There is, in fact, no mention at all in the report of individual coastal California counties, American Viticultural Areas or general winegrowing regions. There is a …
Regular Retail Price: $ 25.00
Region: California: Lake County
Volume: 750 ml
Alcohol %: 13.8
... so beneath the smiling and charming surface, his inner geek emerges. He earned his degree in Agricultural Engineering, with specializations in viticulture and oenology from Universidad Nacional de Cuyo in Mendoza, Argentina. He also has unique knowledge of the infrared aerial photography …
Cakebread Cellars Zinfandel, Lake County, 2010
COST : $ 125 per person (excludes tax & gratuity)
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7) Maritime Gloucester , a working waterfront museum and marine science education center, will present a series of public lectures in March on the future of fishing and seafood, sustainability, and seafood fraud. Each free lecture takes place at 7pm at , 23 Harbor Loop off Rte. 127 in Gloucester…