They host 21 key wine media and buyers from Canada, the U.K., Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, Japan and China. The week-long slate of tastings and experiences was geared toward building on California's worldwide reputation as a high quality wine producer and top destination for wine country travel.
Online wine retailers and rating platforms may also be banned, Melvyn Freeman, head of non-communicable diseases for the country's Department of Health, said, according to the Johannesburg-based newspaper.
On Oct. 17 at 6:30 p.m. author Lin Weber will be at the Robert Louis Stevenson Museum at 1490 Library Lane to talk about her new book "Prohibition in the Napa Valley: Castles Under Siege." The book documents how the Napa Valley's leading citizens became embroiled in a fight for their livelihood with temperance champions and federal agents.
Led by Traci Dutton, a sommelier, wine judge, and the manager of public wine studies at the CIA, students will learn about the important wine attributes to note, and the fundamental aromas and tastes that determine quality in wine.
This comes months after officials said Lizarralde violated his conditional use permit by entertaining guests in the hangar of his home. Lizarralde said he had no choice since he had not been granted a building permit to expand his tasting room.
French wine consultant Stéphane Derenoncourt provides advice for 90 different clients all over the world, including war-torn Syria. A self-described "terroirist," he has two wineries of his own: Domaine de l'A in Bordeaux and Derenoncourt California in Napa