Australian Wines Discovered
—A Taste Journey
Australia produces more great wines today than it ever has in its already remarkable past. Register for this exciting Zoom series HERE.
Ep.4: New Wave Australia: A Taste of What’s Happening Next
Thursday, December 3–5pm PT/8pm ET
A young generation of creative Australian winemakers is making wines that range from elegant to edgy. Join us as we taste and talk with three who are pushing boundaries with their deliciously different wines.
Delinquente Wine Co.
with Con-Greg Grigoriou, Owner/Winemaker
DELINQUENTE “Tuff Nutt” Bianco d’Alessano Pet Nat 2020
with Laura Carter Owner/Winemaker
UNICO ZELO “Cherry Fields” Dolcetto 2017
Ben Haines Wine
with Ben Haines, Owner/Winemaker
BEN HAINES Shiraz 2019
Bordeaux’s New Reds
Friday, December 4 – 12pm PT/ 3pm ET
Join Karen and three of Bordeaux’s cutting-edge winemakers challenging long-held perceptions of the region. Fresh and fruit-forward in style, today’s “new” Bordeaux reds explore historic varieties and unexpected blends. Register for the Zoom tasting HERE
Vignoble Véronique Barthe
with Véronique Barthe, Owner
CHÂTEAU LA FREYNELLE
Cabernet Sauvignon 2018
with Rachel Hubert, Co-owner
CHÂTEAU PEYBONHOMME-LES-TOURS “Energies” 2018
with Sandrine Drolet, Winemaker
MAISON RAYMOND “En Mémoire du Malbec” 2019
California Elegance: The Sparklers of Domaine Carneros
Friday, December 4 – 4pm PT/ 7pm ET
Join Karen and Remi Cohen, Domaine Carneros’ new CEO, to taste and talk about elegance in sparkling wine and how Domaine Carneros manages to achieve it. Tune in on Karen’s IG channel @karenmacneilco.
DOMAINE CARNEROS Estate Brut 2016
DOMAINE CARNEROS “Cuvée de la Pompadour” Brut Rosé
DOMAINE CARNEROS Le Rêve Blanc de Blancs 2013
Schedule: Week of December 7, 2020
Thursday, December 10 – 4pm PT/ 7pm ET
Passed from one remarkable woman to another for over a century of innovation and passion, Laurent-Perrier is the largest family and women run Champagne House. Join Karen and the firm’s president, Michelle DeFeo, to taste three of their beautiful bubblies. Tune in on Karen’s IG channel @karenmacneilco.
LAURENT-PERRIER La Cuvée
LAURENT-PERRIER Blanc de Blancs Brut Nature
LAURENT-PERRIER Cuvée Rosé
Discovering Anderson Valley
Friday, December 11 – 4pm PT/ 7pm ET
In redwood-forested Mendocino County, Anderson Valley is one of the coolest grape-growing areas of California and has been turning out elegant Pinot Noirs for years. Join Karen to taste and explore three stellar examples. Register for the Zoom tasting HERE
with Ryan Zepaltas, Winemaker and GM
COPAIN “Abel Vineyard” Pinot Noir 2018
Maggy Hawk Wines
with Sarah Wuethrich, Winemaker
MAGGY HAWK “Jolie” Pinot Noir 2018
with Darrin Low, Winemaker
DOMAINE ANDERSON “Walraven Vineyard” Pinot Noir 2017
The trio of wines can be purchased HERE.