You are here:  Home >> Tasting articles >> California 2012 preview
California 2012 preview
9 Dec 2013 by Julia Harding MW
See California wine summit - a guide . A foretaste of the excellent 2012 vintage fittingly concluded the week of themed tastings that comprised the California Wine Summit. The quality of the vintage played its part but the selection by Alder Yarrow , who moderated this tasting, was truly excellent, with wines from a wide range of appellations and producers, each one chosen to showcase both the vintage and the region of origin. I'm sure Alder voiced the thoughts of many producers when he began his presentation by saying that after the cool 2010 and 2011 vintages, it was 'about damn time' California had a top-quality,...

Sorry, this page is available only to current Purple Pages members. If you're not a member, why not join today and meet a lively community of fellow wine enthusiasts?

If you are already a Purple Pager, please log in.

Sign up for Purple Pages
  • 10660 articles (two new most days) and 99464 tasting notes
  • Exclusive online access to The Oxford Companion to Wine
  • Exclusive online access to all the World Atlas of Wine maps
  • Lively and intelligent Members' forum
  • Completely independent news, comment and inside tips
Join now
£6.99 a month or £69 a year
(Available in GBP, USD, EUR or AUD)
Contact us | Team Jancis | Site FAQs | Join now | Terms and Conditions | Privacy policy | Site map | RSS
© Copyright 2000-2014 Jancis Robinson