California mavericks - blended wines
25 Nov 2013 by Julia Harding MW
See  California Wine Summit – a guide . Patrick Comiskey of Wine & Spirits magazine selected and introduced this California Summit tasting of blended wines, along with several of the winemakers whose wines were in the line up - and who were itching to get back to the winery to deal with just-harvested fruit. He began with a brief summary of the history of blending in California, from which the following is taken. Comiskey, incidentally, is working on a book on California blending past and present. California has had a long history of varietal blending, beginning almost with the first importation of grapes in...

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