Many minds and bottles of wine go into our seminars to keep them on the forefront of Rhône thinking. Each presents a focused educational opportunity led by producers and moderators striving to broaden knowledge of international Rhône variety wines, and offer memorable tasting experiences.
SOLD OUT - $450 | Seminar One and Two | Includes continental breakfast and refreshments between Seminars. Not sold individually.
Seminar One | Châteauneuf-du-Pape: Limitless Style with Authenticity
Friday, April 26, 2024 | 9:00 am – 10:30 am | Marcus Whitman Hotel & Conference Center | 6 W Rose St, Walla Walla
An exploration of three venerable Châteauneuf-du-Pape domaines - Clos du Mont-Olivet, Domaine de Marcoux and Domaine de Vieux Télégraphe - canvasing a complex array of soils, fermentation techniques, and aging regimes. Moderator Jeb Dunnuck will lead us through a celebration of this esteemed Southern Rhône appellation; where 13 grape varieties offer limitless style with an authenticity that can only come from France's first recognized AOC.
Thierry Sabon, Clos du Mont-Olivet
Vincent Estevenin, Domaine de Marcoux
Nicolas Brunier, Domaine de Vieux Télégraphe
Jeb Dunnuck, JebDunnuck.com
Seminar Two | Mullineux: Swartland Through the Lens of Syrah
Friday, April 26, 2024 | 10:45 am – 12:15 pm | Marcus Whitman Hotel & Conference Center | 6 W Rose St, Walla Walla
Celebrated South African producers Andrea and Chris Mullineux have been making wine in the Swartland region since 2007. Led by moderator Lauren Buzzeo, they will take us on a deep dive into the soils of Swartland through the lens of Syrah. In a fascinating examination of truly unique terroir, we will taste through multiple vintages of Mullineux's Single Terroir Syrahs: GRANITE, SCHIST and IRON, gaining a nuanced understanding of the numerous differences in the region.
8:00am - 8:45am | Coffee, tea and continental breakfast will be served for Seminar attendees.
10:30am - 10:45am | Coffee, tea and small bites will be served for Seminar attendees, between Seminar One and Two.