Each year in our February issue, Wine Business Monthly publishes its Top 10 Hot Brands. Then we serve those brands at Bottle Bash—the party we throw to kick off the Unified Wine and Grape Symposium.
This year, our Hot Brands included:
Cowhorn Vineyard & Garden: 2012 Spiral 36 Viognier/Marsanne/Roussanne, Applegate Valley, Oregon
Drew Family Cellars: 2011 Syrah, Valenti Vineyard, Mendocino Ridge, California
Frogtown Cellars: 2009 Petit Verdot, Dahlonega, Georgia
Lake Sonoma Winery: 2010 Dry Creek Zinfandel, Sonoma County, California
LangeTwins Family Winery and Vineyards: 2012 Sauvignon Blanc, Lodi, California
Matthiasson: 2012 Napa Valley Chardonnay, Napa Valley, California
Rack & Riddle: North Coast Blanc de Noirs, North Coast, California
Riverbench Vineyard and Winery: 2011 Estate Pinot Noir, Santa Maria, California
Rôtie Cellars: 2011 Southern Blend (Grenache, Mourvèdre, Syrah, Cinsault), Walla Walla, Washington
Vino Noceto: 2008 Noceto Sangiovese, Amador County, California
See our February issue for the full story. Here are some photos from the Bottle Bash party on Tues., Jan. 28 at Cafeteria 15L. Our attendance for the party nearly DOUBLED this year, by the way. Thank you to everyone who made it out to see us and taste the Hot Brands.