Culinary Institute Announces 2011 Vinters Hall of Fame Inductees
on 10/11/10 at 9:34 amIndustry
The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) today announced that its 2011 Vintners Hall of Fame inductees will be Ravenswood founder Joel Peterson, UC Davis Professor of Enology, Emeritus Vernon Singleton, and Bob Trinchero, owner of Sutter Home Winery and Trinchero Napa Valley. Chalone Vineyards winemaker, Richard Graff, and August Sebastiani the father of the eponymous Sonoma winery will be inducted as Pioneers. The “Pioneer” category recognizes those who made significant contributions to the California wine industry and passed away more than 10 years ago.