Tag Archives: St. Helena Star

• Napa Valley’s weird and wonderful wines

Napa Valley’s weird and wonderful wines

We pick out the most unusual wines at the Premier Napa Valley event, from a recently disgorged vintage Californian sparkling to a “A PhenomeNon-Vintage” red blend. While the drinks business has already reported on the record-breaking fundraiser event, Premiere Napa Valley 2012, less was said about the actual wines that were presented. One of the […]

• Panel picks eight top single vineyard Napa Cabs

Panel picks eight top single vineyard Napa Cabs

Eight wines have tied in first place in a tasting of single vineyard Napa Cabernets from the 2008 vintage. Thirty Napa Valley winemakers and retailers gathered at The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone in St Helena, California to assess single vineyard Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon wines from the 2008 vintage. The reviewers are part […]