Rhone Rangers Los Angeles Tasting


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The Rhone Rangers ride into Los Angeles on Tuesday, September 9, with over 50 wineries pouring their American-grown Rhone wines. The events include a seminar and a walk-around tasting at Vibiana Cathedral.


This seminar will feature 8 wines including the principal Rhone varieties, Viognier, Marsanne, Roussanne, Grenache Blanc, Syrah, Grenache, Mourvedre, as well as a red and or white blend. During this seminar you will have the opportunity to taste and get an understanding of the principal Rhone varietals.  Matt Kettman, Contributing Editor for Wine Enthusiast Magazine will be the moderator.

 Seminar Participants:

-2012 Tercero Grenache Blanc – Presented by Larry Schaffer

-2012 Anglim, 2012 Bien Nacido Viognier – presented by Steve Anglim

-2013 Campesino White Blend (Roussanne/Marsanne) “Alina” – resented by Macario Montoya

-2013 Cornerstone Cellars Rose (Syrah) “Corallina” – Presented by Craig Camp

-2012 Crux Winery Grenache (Russian River) – Presented by Brian Callahan

-2012 Donelan Family Cellars Syrah “Cuvee Christine” (100% syrah) – Presented by Cushing Donelan

-2012 Cellar 433 Mourvedre (Arizona) – Presented by John McLoughlin

-2012 Tablas Creek “Esprit de Tablas” Red Blend – Presented by Jason Haas


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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 7-9 PM. GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS $50 ADVANCE, $60 DOOR This event takes place at Vibiana Cathedral, a historic site located in the vibrant downtown area of Los Angeles at 214 South Main Street. The General Admission Ticket provides entry to the consumer walk-around tasting from 7-9 PM. Taste from over 200 wines poured by more than 50 wineries. Food, prepared by Chef Neal Fraser, will be available for purchase to pair with our wines. Bid on wine and wine-related items at the silent auction; a portion of the proceeds from the auction will benefit the Rhone Rangers Scholarship Fund.

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WSA/NASA Silver Pin Certified Sommelier, Central Coast wine enthusiast and overall travel junkie

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