Michael Wangbickler

Wine Paths Adds Napa Valley to its Curated Collection of World-Renowned Destinations

Wine Paths Adds Napa Valley to its Curated Collection
of  World-Renowned Destinations

 

On its way to becoming the world’s leading luxury wine tourism brand
www.winepaths.com

 

December 7, 2017 (Napa, CA) – Top destinations in the Napa Valley have now joined Wine Paths, the first digital platform featuring bespoke luxury wine, spirits and gourmet travel experiences in most of the world’s prestigious wine regions. Led by internationally renowned wine travel expert Stéphane Tillement, and advised by legendary winemaker Michel Rolland, Wine Paths now makes Napa Valley the first United States region to be featured in its prestigious collection of “bucket list” wine regions in Argentina, Australia, Chile, France, Italy, New Zealand, Portugal, South Africa and Spain. This unique platform enables travelers to tailor their visits to the top producers, restaurants, and lodging with access to the Wine Paths’ community of travel enthusiasts and professionals.

The new Napa Valley members of Wine Paths join a very prestigious list of wineries, that is a virtual “who’s who” of the world’s best winery destinations, including Château Mouton RothschildChâteau Pape ClémentHennessyChampagne Taittinger, RuinartChâteau d’EsclansCastello BanfiBodegas TorresQuinta do NovalBodega TrapicheAlmavivaRupert & Rothschild VigneronsCloudy Bay & St. Hugo, to name only a few.

The list of resort and hotel members includes several Relais & Châteaux and Small Luxury Hotel properties, considered by many to be the most luxurious accommodations in the world. Finally, culinary experiences include a large number of restaurants with Michelin stars and many more considered the pinnacle of dining experiences in their respective regions.

“Napa Valley is certainly one of the world’s leaders in wine tourism and we must be present there,” says Mr. Tillement, President and Founder of Wine Paths. “The scenery, the world-class wines, the top-level dining and lodging are all in high demand among our clients. To meet those demands, we carefully select each of our local experts, wineries, hotels and Michelin Guide restaurants as part of Wine Paths, and I’m very excited with the high caliber of Napa wineries that have decided to join our more than 260 members from around the world of fine wine.”

The Napa Valley wineries that have become Wine Paths members include:

  •      Antica
  •      Blankiet Estate
  •      Darioush
  •      Fantesca
  •      Frank Family Vineyards
  •      Newton
  •      Promontory
  •      St. Supéry

Napa Valley’s luxury resort, Meadowood Napa Valley (also a Relais & Châteaux resort), has also joined as a member along with local travel expert, Wine + Dine events. “We are delighted with the positive response we have received from Napa’s elite tourism destinations,” says Tillement. “It is a clear endorsement of our vision, to offer the very best experiences to top-tier international travelers. We will be carefully adding more Napa Valley members as we move forward, including additional restaurants, resorts, and wineries.”

Internationally renowned winemaker Michel Rolland supports Tillement in the search for leading wineries around the world. Rolland’s notable career has taken him to four continents and to more than two hundred fifty different wine estates, firmly establishing him as an invaluable and credible resource to the selections on Wine Paths. Together, they are proud to bring travelers an exclusive collection of the best wine, spirits, gourmet and vineyard addresses worldwide. Only those establishments that provide superb quality standards, wine and dine expertise along with guaranteed customer satisfaction are selected.

In addition to Napa Valley, Wine Paths destinations include premier regions in Argentina, Australia, Chile, France, Italy, New Zealand, Portugal, South Africa, and Spain. This brings the total number of countries to 10, with more than 260 prestigious members worldwide. To discover featured destinations on Wine Paths, discuss a personally tailored travel plan to a top wine region, or seek the support of a local travel expert, interested individuals may visit www.winepaths.com.

Wine Paths: Luxury Wine Travel Made Easy

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Mark Feinberg

Glaetzer Amon-Ra Named to 2017 Wine Enthusiast Collectors List

Glaetzer Amon-Ra Named to 2017 Wine Enthusiast Collectors List

 

Editors of Wine Enthusiast Name Glaetzer as
One of The Modern Marvels of South Australia Shiraz

 

Santa Rosa, CA (December 6, 2017) – Glaetzer Amon-Ra, crafted by renowned winemaker Ben Glaetzer of the Barossa Valley, has been named to the 2017 Wine Enthusiast Collectors List and noted as one of the Modern Marvels of South Australia Shiraz.

Ben Glaetzer crafts luxurious Shiraz, Grenache and Cabernet Sauvignon from exceptional old vine fruit, with vines ranging in age from 50 to 130 years old, in the famed Ebenezer sub-district at the northern tip of the Barossa Valley. The Glaetzer portfolio consists of four exquisite wines:

  • Amon-Ra – 2015 vintage Barossa Valley Unfiltered Shiraz (SRP $119.99)
  • Anaperenna – 2015 vintage Barossa Valley Shiraz-Cabernet Sauvignon blend (SRP $85.99)
  • Bishop – 2015 vintage Barossa Valley Shiraz (SRP $37.99)
  • Wallace – 2015 vintage Barossa Valley Shiraz-Grenache blend (SRP $27.99)

 “It’s an honor to be recognized by the Wine Enthusiast for our efforts in the Barossa Valley and to be noted as one of the Modern Marvels of South Australia Shiraz. Years of hard work and attention to detail are so rewarding,” states Ben Glaetzer.

Bruce Cunningham, Founder/General Manager of Wine Trees, quips, “We know Ben Glaetzer crafts outstanding wines from the Barossa Valley. Being named to the 2017 Collectors List and a Modern Marvel by the Wine Enthusiast is simply fantastic and will have consumers beating a path to their local retailer to enjoy these delicious wines.”

About Glaetzer Wines – www.glaetzer.com:

With a family history in the Barossa Valley dating back to 1888, Glaetzer Wines was established in 1996 with a mission to produce unique and elegant premium Barossa Valley wines. Today, driven by the irrepressible Ben Glaetzer, the company’s wines are exported to over 26 countries, and the Glaetzer name is synonymous with ultra-fine Australian winemaking.

About Wine Trees & AWDirect LLC – www.winetreesusa.com:

Founded in 2008, Wine Trees is a modern collection of wines highlighting the world’s most exciting regions. Their name was inspired by the founders’ daughter; while exploring the vineyards near their home, looking up, she creatively termed the vines “Wine Trees.” With this perspective, Wine Trees embraces the ever-changing world of wine with an open mind and a passion for discovery.

Their adventurous spirit drives them to create and find new and innovative brands. They’ve made it their mission to over-deliver on quality at every price point, offering approachable everyday wines accented with highly acclaimed estates from around the world.

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Mark Feinberg

Atze’s Corner 2015 Estate Grown Barossa Valley Shiraz Selected as one of Wine Enthusiast Top 100 Wines For 2017

 

Atze’s Corner 2015 Estate Grown Barossa Valley Shiraz Selected as one of

Wine Enthusiast Top 100 Wines For 2017

 

 Focus on Estate-Grown Fruit and Minimalist Winemaking Techniques Results in An Exceptional Wine

 

Santa Rosa, CA (November 14, 2017) – Atze’s Corner 2015 Estate Grown Barossa Valley Shiraz has been selected to be one of the Wine Enthusiast Top 100 wines for 2017, being awarded the #87 position and a 92-point rating.

Since 1847 the Kalleske family has been farming grapes in South Australia’s Barossa Valley; this experience and expertise across six generations, combined with the traditional artisan winemaking philosophy of Andy Kalleske, a sixth generation vigneron, results in silky-rich, fruit-laden wines.

“We’re honored that our 2015 Shiraz has been recognized as one of the Top Wines for 2017 by the Wine Enthusiast. Our family’s commitment to grape growing for over 171 years in the Barossa Valley proves to us that great wines are crafted in the vineyard,” enthuses Andy Kalleske.

Atze’s Corner Barossa Valley Shiraz and GSM Red Blend are marketed and distributed in the U.S. by Wine Trees USA, part of AWDirect. Bruce Cunningham, founder and general manager, states, “this esteemed award from the Wine Enthusiast supports Andy’s artisan approach to winemaking combined with the family’s multi-generational commitment to grape growing in the Barossa Valley; it’s an honor and pleasure to represent these wonderful wines in the U.S. market.”

About Atze’s Corner – www.atzescornerwines.com.au:

Atze’s Corner vigneron Andy Kalleske is the sixth successive generation of his family to be involved in grape growing and winemaking in the Australia’s iconic Barossa Valley. With that experience comes the knowledge of where the best grapes grow, and how to nurture the fragile old vines to give of their best. The cornerstone of this artisan winery lies in several amazing vineyards which are tended by Andy’s parents, Barb and John Kalleske. Shiraz vines planted in 1912 and 1951 adjacent to the winery, a stone’s throw east of Nuriootpa on the Barossa’s valley floor and close by at Ebenezer, a sub-region of the Barossa renowned for its Shiraz wines, are the backbone for their award-winning Shiraz and GSM Red Blend.

About Wine Trees & AWDirect LLC – www.winetreesusa.com:

Founded in 2008, Wine Trees is a modern collection of wines highlighting the world’s most exciting regions. Our name was inspired by our founders’ daughter; while exploring the vineyards near their home, looking up, she creatively termed the vines “Wine Trees”. With this perspective, we embrace the ever-changing world of wine with an open mind and a passion for discovery.

Our adventurous spirit drives us to create and find new and innovative brands. We’ve made it our mission to over-deliver on quality at every price point, offering approachable everyday wines accented with highly acclaimed estates from around the world.

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Michael Wangbickler

Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate Matter of Taste Returns to New York

Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate Matter of Taste Returns to New York

Global Series of Exclusive Wine & Food Experiences to Feature Top-Rated Wines

from Around the World on Sunday, December 3, 2017

 

 

New York, NY (November 9, 2017) – Robert Parker Wine Advocate (RobertParker.com),the leading authority on wine, announces the return of its international Matter Of Taste tour to New York on Sunday December 3, 2017 at The Conrad New York.

On the heels of the sold-out events in Zurich and London earlier this year, the New York Matter Of Taste tour completes its 2017 global series of exclusive events for RobertParker.com members, non-members and guests. The signature event, the Grand Walkabout Tasting, will feature over 300 outstanding wines, each rated 90 or more points by Robert Parker Wine Advocate. This year’s themes will be The Ultimate Cult Cabernets & Champagne December Edition.

The roster of events will include a VIP preview hour, the Grand Walkabout Tasting, and exclusive rare wine Master Classes. A progression of exceptional wine dinners will take place throughout New York the week of November 27, 2017, including a very special “Champagne Salon Dinner at Daniel” on December 2, 2017, hosted by Stephan Reinhart and Salon Delamotte Export Director, Mathieu Pouchan at the luxurious two MICHELIN stars restaurant, Daniel NYC. A sumptuous five-course menu specially paired to showcase the wines of Champagne Salon and Champagne Delamotte will feature six vintages from 1970 (Champagne Salon – 2006, 2004, 2002, 1997, 1995, and 1983; Champagne Delamotte – Brut Rosé, 2007 Blanc de Blancs, 1970 Collection, and 1970 Blanc de Blancs). The ”Champagne Salon Dinner at Daniel” is very limited and includes all access passes to the Grand Walkabout Tasting and all Master Classes; sign up early to ensure you’re a part of these fabulous experiences.  The “La Paulée” Grande Finale Dinner, The Ultimate Hedonist’s BYOB Dinner, December 3, 2017, will conclude this extraordinary week, with guests invited to bring up to three bottles of their favorite “90 RP points or above” wines to share with fellow subscribers and members of the Robert Parker Wine Advocate review team. Set in the Loft of the Tribeca Grill a sumptuous sit-down, four course haute-cuisine menu will make this an extravagant feast not to miss. Seats are limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. This is a rare chance to participate in a true Hedonist’s Gazette dinner with incredible vintner hosts and Wine Advocate reviewers Joe Czerwinski, Stephan Reinhardt, Mark Squires, Liwen Hao, Neal Martin, Monica Larner, Luis Gutiérrez, and Lisa Perrotti-Brown MW.

The Grand Walkabout Tasting, 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., will include some of the world’s most prized wines, encompassing a range of varietals (including no less than three perfect 100-Point Cabernet Sauvignons), regions and styles. Well-regarded winemakers will be pouring their wines, including iconic wineries Abremundos, Aleanna, Catena Zapata, Cheval des Andes, Finca Decero, Lagarde and Marcelo Pelleriti (Argentina); Domaine des Sabines, Ducru Beaucaillou, La Croix de Beaucaillou, Bollinger, Duval-Leroy, Pierre Péters, Piper-Heidsieck and Vilmart & Cie (France); D’Arenberg, Two Hands, Yeringberg, Cullen and Leeuwin Estate (Australia); Weingut Tement (Austria); Feudi di San Gregorio, Vie di Romans, Ca’ del Bosco, Cantina di Terlano, Le Macchiole, Tua Rita and Maculan (Italy); Cono Sur, Errázuriz, Calyptra and Tabali (Chile); Craggy Range, Te Mata Estate and Giesen (New Zealand); Equipo Navazos, Descendientes de José Palacios, Clos Mogador, Envínate, Dominio de la Vega and Casa Castillo (Spain); Alpha Estate (Greece); Tokara (South Africa); Betz Family Winery, L’Ecole No 41, Quilceda Creek and Upchurch Vineyard (Washington); B Cellars, DuMOL, Krupp Brothers, The Debate and Martin Estate (California).

In addition to the Grand Walkabout Tasting, four exclusive Master Classes are offered. Wine Advocate Editor-in-Chief reviewer Lisa Perrotti-Brown MW and Christopher Carpenter, Winemaker, will be hosting “The Life of Cardinale” – come and celebrate the life of Cardinale through a vertical tasting of 10 vintages, dating back to 1995, from the winery’s cellar, including the highly acclaimed 1997, 2002, 2007 and 2012 vintages.

Wine Advocate reviewer Stephan Reinhardt and Cyril Delarue, 6th generation of the Bollinger family, will be hosting “Champagne Bollinger Perspective” –  a focus on the Tête de Cuvée wines of Champagne Bollinger. The featured wines are 1990 La Grand Année, 2002 RD Extra Brut, 2005 La Grand Année, 2005 La Grand Année Rosé, 2007 La Grand Année, 2009 James Bond Spectre Limited Edition and 2009 La Côte aux Enfants.

Joe Czerwinski, Wine Advocate reviewer, will lead “WA (Wine Advocate) presents WA (Washington State Wines) versus WA (Western Australia, Margaret River)” where wines from two of the most promising New World Cabernet regions are pitted against each other in a blind tasting. Attendees will get to decide for themselves how the wines from Western Australia stack up against the wines from Washington State. Both are capable of greatness, yet in different styles that reflect their very different origins.

Luis Gutiérrez, Wine Advocate reviewer for the wines of Spain, Argentina, Chile and Jura presents his first solo book, The New Vignerons, A New Generation of Spanish Winegrowers at Matter of Taste in New York. In this tasting he will walk through the different regions of Spain, where he will profile the growers included in his book, 14 of them in total, covering the geography of the country, from the Canary Islands to Jerez, Rioja, Galicia, Priorat and Ribera del Duero. These growers are some of the most exciting names of the wines from Spain, unearthing forgotten local varieties, wine styles and traditions in a return to the past. Wines to be tasted include 2010 Malus Mama Ice Cider, 2010 Raventós i Blanc Manuel Raventós Negra, 2013 Bernabé Navarro Flor de la Mata, 2013 Celler del Roure Parotet, 2013 Comando G Rumbo Al Norte, 2013 Dominio del Águila Pícaro Clarete, 2013 Telmo Rodríguez Las Beatas, 2014 Descendientes de José Palacios Moncerbal, 2014 Envínate Táganan Parcela Margalagua,  2014 Guímaro Finca Capeliños, 2014 Venus la Universal Dido La Solución Rosa, 2015 Casa Castillo Pie Franco, 2015 Forjas del Salnés Leirana Finca Genoveva and NV La Bota de Palo Cortado Pata de Gallina #72. For a complete list of featured wines as well as tickets for the Grand Walkabout Tasting and all four Master Classes and dinners, please visit www.a-matter-of-taste.com.

Matter of Taste is the perfect opportunity for our passionate and knowledgeable members to participate in a world-class wine experience they’ll cherish forever,” enthuses Perrotti-Brown.

The Matter of Taste wine experiences began in 2014 and have been in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, London, Chicago, Macau, Miami, Manila, Jakarta, Napa, New York, and San Francisco. Matter of Taste concludes its 2017 tour in New York on December 3, 2017.

Annual members of RobertParker.com are entitled to discounted tickets ($120 through November 22, 2017) to the Matter of Taste Grand Walkabout Tasting. Non-member discounted tickets ($180 through November 22, 2017) include a one-year membership to RobertParker.com and access to over 500,000 professional wine reviews and articles. A limited number of early entry VIP passes are available for an additional $100. All Master Class prices vary between $150 and $200 depending on the class. Further details and booking information are available at www.a-matter-of-taste.com.

About Robert Parker Wine Advocate

For more than 39 years, The Wine Advocate, and later RobertParker.com, have been the global leader and independent consumer’s guide to fine wine. The brand was established by the internationally recognized Robert M. Parker, Jr., the only critic in any field to receive the highest Presidential honor from three countries – France, Italy and Spain. Robert Parker Wine Advocate provides a wealth of information to its subscribers, including a searchable database of more than 300,000 professional wine ratings and reviews, in addition to articles, videos, daily news content, online retail availability and pricing, an active, professionally moderated bulletin board, a mobile app for easy access to the comprehensive online database of reviews, and much more. For more information, visit www.RobertParker.com.

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Michael Wangbickler

TEXSOM Continues to Grow and Improve

 

TEXSOM Continues to Grow and Improve

Company Enters Strategic Alliance and Makes Investments in Infrastructure

 

Dallas, Texas (November 7, 2017) –– TEXSOM Co-founders and Master Sommeliers James Tidwell and Drew Hendricks today announced several developments that better position the TEXSOM entities to fulfill and expand their mission, including a strategic alliance with Keeper Collection, new warehouse facilities, and a new application process for the TEXSOM International Wine Awards.

“We continue to make investments in the things we feel will benefit the industry, reach new audiences, and promote our mission to further wine education and elevate service standards” said Tidwell. “Our alliance with Keeper Collection, LLC combines the resources of two wine industry leaders through access to a complementary audience, valuable administrative infrastructure, and Diane Dixon’s visionary educational work utilizing Twitter. Our own investments in infrastructure position us well for further expansion of our goals to help grow and promote our industry.”

Keeper Collection is a distinguished wine and food experience, event and travel company that operates #SommChat, Somms Under Fire, Wine Ride, Life Tastings Blog, Life Tastings Videos, and Keeper Travel. Keeper has garnered international attention for its creation of #SommChat, a weekly wine education forum on Twitter, held every Wednesday from 12- 1 PM EST. The guest list includes international wine professionals and an audience comprised of active participants from around the world.

TEXSOM and Keeper Collection have had an informal relationship for many years—with Keeper founder, Diane Dixon providing support for the TEXSOM Conference. By formalizing a strategic alliance, Keeper Collection will be expanding its collaboration with TEXSOM, particularly with Somms Under Fire and #SommChat, which provide wine education to both consumers and trade. Somms Under Fire is an annual wine and food pairing competition, held in January in Austin, TX. The winner of Somms Under Fire is awarded a one-week Wine Internship in Burgundy, France compliments of Becky Wasserman Selections, along with a travel grant from the TEXSOM Foundation. Wines from the TEXSOM International Wine Awards will appear as competition and dinner wines at the event. Key TEXSOM team members will participate with Masters Sommeliers James Tidwell and Melissa Monosoff as judges, and June Rodil and Devon Broglie as emcees.

Last week, the organization opened entries for the 2018 TEXSOM International Wine Awards (IWA). The team worked during the offseason on a new application program to streamline and simplify the entry process for wineries. Wineries may enter directly at https://competition.texsomiwa.com/. For more information, inquiries may be made by emailing enter@texsomiwa.com or by calling 214.886.1665.

Last month, TEXSOM moved into a new warehouse space in Farmers Branch, Texas. The new location provides a larger temperature-controlled environment to store and catalogue entries for the TEXSOM IWA. The growth in TEXSOM IWA over the past three years of TEXSOM ownership made the move possible. The competition grew 33% from 2014 to 2017, and this year’s first week of submissions set a new record. The overwhelming response and support by entrants inspired the move to a secure location with ample office space, which will lead to greater efficiency and room for expansion.

As proof of the recent strides made by the organization, in the recent Issue 5, 2017 of Meininger’s Wine Business International, writer Treve Ring penned an article on her recent experiences at the 2017 TEXSOM Conference. In it, she highlights what Tidwell and Hendricks have done through the years to build TEXSOM into the success it has become.

ABOUT TEXSOM

Founded in 2005, TEXSOM was started by Master Sommeliers James Tidwell and Drew Hendricks to help promote professional wine service standards, outline paths for further wine education and certification, and raise public awareness about the professional standards and certifications for sommeliers. Today, the conference draws more than 1,000 attendees, of whom more than 800 are sommeliers and other beverage industry professionals. The TEXSOM group purchased the competition now known as the TEXSOM International Wine Awards in April 2014. One of the largest, most respected, and longest-running in the United States, the competition was founded in 1985 by journalist and wine expert Rebecca Murphy.

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Michael Wangbickler

Robert Parker Wine Advocate Inaugurates “Extraordinary Wine Awards”

Robert Parker Wine Advocate Inaugurates “Extraordinary Wine Awards”

This year’s awards recognize greatest wineries in North and South America

 

New York, NY (November 6, 2017) – Robert Parker Wine Advocate and RobertParker.com, the world’s most widely read independent consumers’ guide to fine wine, announced on Monday the recipients of the publication’s very first annual Extraordinary Winery Awards.

The newly launched Robert Parker Wine Advocate Extraordinary Winery Awards were presented this week at a gala Star Dinner in New York City’s Ziegfeld Ballroom. The event was hosted as the first collaborative event in the USA between the New York City MICHELIN Guide 2018, the restaurant industry’s most famous and trusted critical guide, and Robert Parker Wine Advocate, the globally renowned benchmark standard in wine criticism.

“Each year our review team travels the entire wine world seeking out wine greatness first-hand,” explained Robert Parker Wine Advocate Editor-in-Chief Lisa Perrotti-Brown MW. “The annual Extraordinary Winery Awards recognizes those wineries that we believe sit qualitatively above all others within the greatest wine regions of the world. On October 30, 2017, we highlighted the pinnacles of greatness in North and South America with our first set of awards. For each region, we had up to three nominees and one winner, as selected by the reviewer for that region, myself and Robert Parker – our publication’s namesake and president.”

The nominees and winners for each category were as follows:

Best Napa Valley Winery 2017

  1. Abreu
  2. Harlan Estate – WINNER
  3. Outpost

Best Sonoma County Winery 2017

  1. Aubert
  2. Marcassin – WINNER
  3. Peter Michael

Best California Central Coast Winery 2017

  1. Alban
  2. Saxum
  3. Sine Qua Non – WINNER

Best Oregon Winery 2017

  1. Bethel Heights – WINNER
  2. Cristom

Best Washington State Winery 2017

  1. Cayuse
  2. K Vintners
  3. Quilceda Creek – WINNER

Best Chile Winery 2017

  1. De Martino
  2. Errazuriz – WINNER
  3. Seña

Best Argentina Winery 2017

  1. Aleanna
  2. Catena Zapata – WINNER
  3. Per Se

2017 Under the Radar Winery Award – Americas

  1. Hermann J. Wiemer, Finger Lakes
  2. Rex Hill, Oregon – WINNER
  3. Alcohuaz, Chile

The final award was the 2017 Lifetime Winemaker Achievement Award – The Americas. This is the publication’s highest honor, specifically dedicated to a winemaker who has contributed enormously to improving the quality of wine for his or her major area and for the world in general. The very first Lifetime Winemaker Achievement Award for The Americas went to Helen Turley.

“Helen Turley is a pioneer throughout California’s North Coast, having been a winemaker, consultant and mentor for many of the greatest wineries throughout Napa Valley and Sonoma County,” Lisa Perrotti-Brown noted at the awards ceremony. “Just a few of the wineries she has helped to forge into modern day legends include: Colgin, Bryant Family, Peter Michael, Pahlmeyer and Martinelli, while mentoring some of today’s superstars such as Mark Aubert, Heidi Barrett and Philippe Melka. Helen Turley undoubtedly helped to set the highest standard for wine greatness that defines Napa Valley and Sonoma County wines today. Today she and husband John Wetlaufer manage the iconic vineyard and production for one of the most sought-after wines in the world: Marcassin.”

More information about the selection process and judging of the Extraordinary Winery Awards can be found here. Forthcoming information about future Extraordinary Winery Awards covering the rest of the wine world will be released in January 2018.

About Robert Parker Wine Advocate

For more than 39 years, The Wine Advocate, and later RobertParker.com, have been the global leader and independent consumer’s guide to fine wine. The brand was established by the internationally recognized Robert M. Parker, Jr., the only critic in any field to receive the highest Presidential honor from three countries – France, Italy and Spain. Robert Parker Wine Advocate provides a wealth of information to its subscribers, including a searchable database of more than 300,000 professional wine ratings and reviews, in addition to articles, videos, daily news content, online retail availability and pricing, an active, professionally moderated bulletin board, a mobile app for easy access to the comprehensive online database of reviews, and much more. For more information, visit www.RobertParker.com.

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