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Chile at the Top: The Wines of Montes
Tuesday, September 8- 4pm PT/7pm ET

Aurelio Montes Sr., founder of Montes Wines, was one of the first Chilean vintners to plant vineyards on steep slopes in Chile, and the results have been stunning. Join us for this tasting of exciting wines that reveal what Chile is capable of. Register for the Zoom tasting here.

MONTES “Alpha” Chardonnay 2016
(Aconcagua Costa)
PURPLE ANGEL 2017 (Colchagua Valley)
MONTES “Alpha M” 2017 (Colchagua Valley)

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Groth—The Classic Napa Producer Unveils an Exciting New Wine
Friday, October 2 – 4pm PT/ 7pm ET

Groth Vineyards is renowned—especially for their highly acclaimed cabernet sauvignons. And now, the winery is set to launch the next wine in the estate’s evolution: the complex, rich Groth Estate White. Join me, CEO Suzanne Groth, and winemaker Cameron Parry, as we taste the inaugural vintage alongside two of Groth’s white wine benchmarks. The trio can be purchased from the winery. Register for the Zoom tasting here.

GROTH Sauvignon Blanc 2019 (Napa Valley, CA)
GROTH “Hillview Estate Vineyard”
Chardonnay 2018 (Napa Valley, CA)
GROTH Estate White 2019
(Oakville, Napa Valley, CA)

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Chandon—Bubbles Just Right for Right Now
Friday, October 2 – 5:30pm PT/ 8:30pm ET

California sparkling producer Chandon has just released a new wine—“By the Bay” Reserve Blanc de Blancs—and I’m excited to taste it with you. Join me and winemaker Pauline Lhote for a sneak peek (and taste) of this new, crisp bubbly, plus two Chandon classics. Wines can be purchased from the winery. Tune in on Karen’s IGTV channel @karenmacneilco.

CHANDON “By the Bay” Reserve
Blanc de Blancs NV (Carneros, Napa Valley, CA)
CHANDON Brut NV (California)
CHANDON “étoile” Brut NV
(Carneros, Napa Valley, CA)

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