W ine World had a Washington State…Plus Tasting Seminar with Shane Owen, Precept Wine and Richard Davis, Southern Wine & Spirits.
Andrew Benjamin said “Washington State produces so many great wines now. . . Though we can’t taste them all, we can get a good look —- and taste— with these outstanding wines. (There’s aninterloper from Australia and one from New Mexico. We have to have a sparkler for this festive season, and it is of of our favorite wines.) Precept has one of the best portfolios of Washington State wines and Shane is looking forward to sharing these wines with you.”
They tasted 10 wines and served bread, cheese and nibbles.
The lineup featured:
Gruet Blanc de Noir Sparkling, Champagne Method-New Mexico – 90 points, Wine Spectator
Canoe Ridge Expedition Pinot Grigio – 88 points, Wine Spectator
Browne Sauvignon Blanc
Browne Chardonnay – 90 points, Wine Spectator
Waterbrook Reserve Merlot – 90 points Wine Spectator
Browne Tribute Red Blend
Browne Petite Verdot
Shingleback Shiraz, Davey Estate Vyd, McLaren Vale, Australia – 91 points, Wine Advocate
Waterbrook Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
Browne Cabernet Sauvignon
Where: Wine World, 133 Georgia Ave., North Augusta, SC
When: Friday, Dec. 11, 2015, 7pm.
Cost: 20 prepaid and $25 at the door if space is available. Reservations suggested as space will be limited.