Hospice du Rhône Throughout the Years

Seminar Series Timeline

2012 | 20112010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 | 1999 | 1998

2012 Hospice du Rhône Seminar Series

Conversations with Châteauneuf-du-Pape
Author of The Châteauneuf-du-Pape Wine Book, Harry Karis
Vigneron, Philippe Cambie
Sommelier, Kelly McAuliffe

Why Spain (still) Rocks!
Casa Castillo, José Maria Vicente
Jiménez-Landi, Daniel Jiménez-Landi
Bodegas Mas Alta, Bixente Ocafrain
Clos Erasmus, Daphne Glorian-Solomon

The Return of the Bionic Frog
Cayuse, Christophe Baron
Moderator: John Alban founder of Hospice du Rhône and Alban Vineyards

A Collective Quest
Les Vins de Vienne, Yves Cuilleron
Les Vins de Vienne, François Villard
Les Vins de Vienne, Pierre Gaillard
Moderator: Jeb Dunnuck, The Wine Advocate

Research, Revelations and the Art of Being Different
d'Arenberg, Chester Osborn
Moderator: John Alban founder of Hospice du Rhône and Alban Vineyards

2011 Hospice du Rhône – Seminar Series

Rhône Valley Wines
Château de NagesMichel Gassier
Domaine Alain Voge, Alberic Mazoyer
Domaine de Cabasse, Nicolas Haeni
Moderator: Christophe Tassan, Sommelier of MIX in Las Vegas

Find Your MoJo
Tensley, Joey Tensley
Bedrock Wine Co., Morgan Twain-Peterson
Moderator: Christopher Sawyer, Sommelier and Journalist

They Have a Dream - A Tour of the Roussillon
Clos des Fées, Hervé Bizeul
Domaine Madeloc, Pierre and Elise Gaillard
Domaine Rocs des Anges, Marjorie Gallett
Domaine Thunevin-Calvet, Jean-Roger Calvet 
Moderator: Patrick Comiskey, Wine & Spirits Magazine

High Noon
Noon Winery, Drew Noon
Moderator: John Alban founder of Hospice du Rhône and Alban Vineyards

2010 Hospice du Rhône – Seminar Series

We’ve Come a Long Way Baby – Wines from South Africa
Boekenhoutskloof, Marc Kent
de Trafford Wines, David Trafford,
Fairview Wines, represented by Eben Sadie
Mullineux Family Wines, Andrea Mullineux
Sadie Family Wines, Eben Sadie
Stellenzich Wines, represented by Chris Mullineux
Moderator – James Molesworth, Wine Spectator

Côte-Rôtie – The Next Generation
Domaine Michel and Stéphan Ogier, Stéphane Ogier
Moderator – John Alban, Founder of Hospice du Rhône and Alban Vineyards

Washington State – The Perfect Haven for “The Ultimate Terroirist”
K Vintners and Charles Smith Wines, Charles Smith
Moderator – Alan Kroph, Mutineer Magazine

An Incredible Cabie-nation
Clos Saint Jean, Vincent Maurel
Tardieu-Laurent, Michael Tardieu
Philippe Cambie, Consultant
Moderator – Jeb Dunnuck, The Rhone Report

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2009 Hospice du Rhône – Seminar Series

Somms Gone Wild
Villa Creek Cellars, Cris Cherry
Skylark, John Lancaster and Robert Perkins
Paul Lato Wines, Paul Lato
Betts and Scholl, Richard Betts

East Side West Side
Bonaccorsi Wine Company, Clarissa Nagy
Melville and Brewer-Clifton, Greg Brewer

Riedel, What’s in Your Cabinet
Miner Family Wines, Dave Miner
Domaine François Villard, François Villard
Elderton, represented by John Larchet of The Australian Premium Wine Collection
Guigal, represented by Patrick Will, Ex Cellars
Riedel Crystal of America, Georg Riedel

Beyond the Yellow Brick Road
Saxum, Justin Smith
Stolpman and Piedrassasi, Sashi Moorman

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2008 Hospice du Rhône – Seminar Series

Conquistadores: The Reign in Spain
Bodegas Cigarral Pago del Ama, Adolfo and Javier Munoz
Bodegas Castano and Bodegas Salinas, Daniel Castano
Bodegas Clos d’Agon and Bodegas Huerta de Albala
Jurgen Wagner, Cellar Capcanes, represented by Eric Solomon of European Cellars
Bodegas Mas Alta, Philippe Cambie

California Startups
Booker Vineyards, Eric Jensen
Jonata, Matt Dees

Check Your Ideology at the Door…
Torbreck, Barossa Valley, South Australia, Dave Powell
Chateau St. Cosme, Gigondas, Southern Rhone, France, Louis Barruol

The Wines of E. Guigal
E. Guigal, Philippe Guigal

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2007 Hospice du Rhône – Seminar Series

Rhône Around the World
Luca, Argentina, Laura Catena
Casa Silva, Chile, Arnaut Frennet
Domaine Serene, Oregon, Tony Rynders
Ciacci Piccolomini, Italy, Keven Clancy
Patrick Comiskey, Wine & Spirits Magazine, Moderator

It’s Only Natural
Stephan Asseo, L’Aventure
Andy Smith, DuMOL
John Alban, Moderator

Blinded by the White Part Deux
Chateau de Beaucastel, Marc Perrin
Le Vieux Donjon, Claire Michel
Domaine Mathilde et Yves Gangloff, Yves Gangloff
Domaine Yves Cuilleron, Yves Cuilleron
Domaine François Villard, François Villard
Greg Brewer, Brewer Clifton, Moderator

Top of the Papes
Le Vieux donjon, Claire Michel
Domaine Marcoux, Catherine and Sophie Armenier
Domaine de la Janasse, Isabelle Sabon
Kelly McAuliffe, Sommelier, Moderator

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2006 Hospice du Rhône – Seminar Series

A Command Performance: The Wines of Elderton
Allister Ashmead, Elderton

Priorat Posse
Vinya del Vuit, Sara Perez and Rene Barbier
Closa Batllet, Marc Ripoll
Clos Erasmus, Daphne Glorian
Nit de Nin, Esther Nin
Lo Givot, Montse Nadel
Dits del Terra, Eben Sadie
Mas Doix, Ramon LLagostera
Roquers de Porrera, Raimon Castellvi
Mas d’en Compte, Joan Sangenis
Eric Solomon, European Cellars, Moderator

Here, There and Everywhere
Francoise Peschon, Araujo Estate, Napa, CA
Vanessa Wong, Peay Vineyards, Sonoma Coast, CA
Christine Vernay, Domaine Georges Vernay, Condrieu, France
John Alban, Moderator

The Trio Infernal – Priorat Project
Jean-Michel Gerin, J.M. Gerin
Laurent Combier, Domaine Combier
Peter Fischer, Chateau Revelette
Christophe Baron, Moderator

Rhône Vignobles Seminar and Tasting - For media and trade only
Château Revelette, Peter Fischer
Domaine de Beaurenard, Daniel Coulon
Domaine Chèze, Louis Chèze
Domaine de la Citadelle, Yves and Alexis Rousset-Rouard
Domaine Combier, Laurent Combier
Domaine Courbis, Laurent and Dominique Courbis
Domaine Cuilleron, Yves Cuilleron
Domaine de Deurre, Hubert Valayer
Domaine Gerin, Jean-Michel Gerin
Domaine de la Janasse, Isabelle Sabon

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2005 Hospice du Rhône – Seminar Series

The Wines of Alvaro Palacios
Alvaro Palacios, Gratallops, Spain
John Alban, Alban Vineyards, Moderator

Kilikanoon and Pikes Clare Valley, Australia
Kevin Mitchell and Neil Pike

The Wines of Domaine Clavel
Pierre Clavel, Coteaux du Languedoc

Pax Cellars and Linne Calado
Linne Calodo, Matt Trevisan
Pax Cellars, Pax Mahle

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2004 Hospice du Rhône – Seminar Series

The Wines of Domaine Tempier
Daniel Ravier, Domaine Tempier

A Tale of Two Valleys: Napa and Sonoma - The Wines of Arrowood and Lewis
Richard Arrowood and Randy Lewis

Much Ado About Mourvèdre
Veritas, Rolf Binder, Australia

Washington State
Cayuse, Christophe Baron
McCrea Cellars, Doug McCrea

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2003 Hospice du Rhône – Seminar Series

Cornas Masterclass
Les Vins de Viennes, Yves Cuilleron
Domaine Thierry Allemand, Thierry Allemand
Moderator - Ehren Jordan, Turley Vineyards

Syrah: Just the Facts Ma’am
Hudson Vineyards, Lee Hudson
Saxum, Justin Smith
Lagier Meredith, Professor Emeritus Carole Meredith, UC Davis
Moderator – John Alban, Founder of Hospice du Rhône and Alban Vineyards

Torbreck: What’s in a Name
Dave Powell, Torbreck
Moderator – Michael Havens

The Wines of John Kongsgaard
Kongsgaard and Arietta, John Konsgaard
Moderator – Michael Bonaccorsi, Bonaccorsi Wine Company

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2002 Hospice du Rhône – Seminar Series

The Old and New From Henschke
Prue and Stephen Henschke, Australia
Moderator – Michael Havens

Grenache with Paneche
Beckmen Vineyards, Steve Beckmen
Turley, Ehren Jordon
Ridge. Paul Draper
Neyers, Greg Brown
Moderator – Manford Krankl, Sine Qua Non

Garnacha, Carinena and the Priorat
Clos Erasmus, Daphne Glorian-Solomon
Mas Doix, Ramon Llagostera
Moderator – Eric Solomon, European Cellars

Blinded by the Whites
Domaine François Villard, François Villard
M. Chapoutier, Michel Chapoutier
Domaine Yves Cuilleron, Yves Cuilleron
Moderator – John Alban, Founder of Hospice du rhone and Alban Vineyards

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2001 Hospice du Rhône – Seminar Series

Spotlight on Clarendon Hills
Claredon Hills, Roman Bratasiuk

The Art of Pairing Red Rhônes with Complex Foods
Justin Vineyards and Winery, Jeff Branco
Bonny Doon Vineyard, Randall Grahm

Syrah: A Sense of Place
Renard, Bayard Fox
Alban Vineyards, John Alban
M. Chapoutier, Michel Chapoutier

Chateauneuf-du-Pape Masterclass
Chateau de Beaucastel, Francois Perrin
M. Chapoutier, Michel Chapoutier

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2000 Hospice du Rhône – Seminar Series

Grenache: Down Under Up and Over

Petite Sirah: Does She or Doesn’t She

A Nine Popes Retrospective

Gigondas Masterclass

Spotlight on California Syrah

The Bio-Dynamic Duo

The Art of Pairing white Rhônes with Complex Foods

Côte-Rotie/Condrieu Masterclass

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1999 Hospice du Rhône – Seminar Series

A Penfolds Retrospective Tasting
Ian Shepherd, Penfolds

A Mourvedre Masterclass
Chateau la Narthe, Alain Dugas
Cline Cellars, Matt Cline
d’Arenberg, Australia, Chester Osborn
Fairview Estate, South Africa, Charles Back
Horton, Alan Kenne
Jade Mountian, Douglass Danielak
Preston, Kevin Hamel
Rosenblum, Kent Rosenblum
Staley, Philip Staley
Moderator - Steve Edmunds, Edmunds St. John

The Wines of Domaine Triennes
Domaine Triennes, Jeremy Seysses
Domaine Triennes, Jacques Seysse

Brave New Worlds
Charles Back, Fairview Estate, South Africa
Dennis Horton, Horton Vineyards, Virginia
Dr. Antonio Bertelli, Italy
Robert Becker, Becker Vineyards, Texas
Moderator – Bob Cranston

Roussanne Renaissance
Alain Dugas, Chateau la Narthe
Andrew Murray, Andrew Murray Vineyards
Craig Jaffurs, Jaffurs Wine Cellars
Kathy Joseph, Zaca Mesa
Manfred Krankl, Sine Qua Non
Neil Collins, Tablas Creek
Moderator – John Alban, Founder of Hospice du Rhône and Alban Vineyards

The d’Arenberg Retrospective
d’Arenberg, Chester Osborn

The Prestige Cuvees of Chateau la Narthe
Chateau la Narthe, Alain Dugas

The State of Washington State Syrah
Columbia Winery, David Lake, MW
McCrea Cellar, Doug McCrea
Columbia Crest, Kristen Barnhisel
Glen Fiona, Rusty Figgins

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1998 Hospice du Rhône – Seminar Series

Vertical Tasting of Château de Beaucastel
François Perrin, Château de Beaucastel

Australian Rhônes Masterclass
D’Arenberg, Chester Osborn
Moderator – Joel Butler, MW

Vertical Tasting of Edmunds St. John
Steve Edmunds, Edmunds St. John

Northern Rhône Red Wines: What’s in a Name?
Domaine Cuilleron, Yves Cuilleron
Moderator – Ehren Jordan, Turley Vineyards

American Rhône Visionaries
Bonny Doon, Randall Grahm
Moderator – Bob Cranston

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