R oger is making this weekend’s tasting all about Paul Hobbs. He started thsi weeks newsletter with a quote from Paul .“The true character of a site is only revealed through the work and determination of tending each vineyard with meticulous care and vinifying with minimalist winemaking techniques that fully express the terroir.” – Paul Hobbs.
Roger continued in his newsletter “Paul Hobbsgrew up one of 11 children on an apple farm and went on to become one of the most celebrated names in the world of wine. The epic story of Paul Hobbs includes names such as Robert Mondavi, Zelma Long, Larry Hyde, Michel Rolland, and Andy Beckstoffer and winds through Napa, Sonoma, the Finger Lakes, Argentina, France, Spain, and Armenia.
Paul Hobbs has built his winery’s portfolio from the ground up on a foundation of strong, collaborative relationships with the growers of some of Napa’s and Sonoma’s most compelling and historical properties. Meticulous vineyard management followed by minimally-invasive winemaking techniques is Paul Hobbs approach for producing wines that express their vineyard origins with utmost finesse, complexity and authenticity; in other words, wines with a sense of place.
As a winemaker, Paul is highly regarded for his ability to identify exceptional vineyards along with his pioneering, innovative work with new and historical sites and regions. His success has inspired a wealth of nicknames among the press, from quiet trendsetter to truffle-hunting dog. He founded Paul Hobbs Winery in 1991, Vina Cobos in 1999 and is a leading consultant winemaker around the globe.”
So this weekend Roger will be treating tasters to wines made by Paul Hobbs.
Here is the line up for Friday & Saturday:
Felino Chardonnay: $19.99
Felino Malbec: $19.99
Felino Cabernet Suavignon: $19.99
Vina Cobos Cocodrilo Corte Cab & Malbec: $29.99
Vina Cobos Bramare Malbec Valle de Uco: $49.99
Crossbarn Cabernet Suavignon: $49.99
Where: Vineyard Wine Market , 4414 Evans to Lock Road, Evans, GA. (706) 922-9463
When: Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, 5-7 PM and Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, 5-7 PM.