Napa comes to London

Cathy Corison and William Martin at their Napa Valley winery

Wines of Colgin, Corison, TOR and VHR, Vine Hill Ranch – tasted in London, which, fortunately for wine-loving Brits, seems now to be of interest to some tip-top Napa Valley wine producers. Tor Kenward included some older California treasures in his London tasting. They are described below too.

Despite the best efforts of a handful of UK specialist importers of California wine, many of the most admired names of the Napa Valley have been conspicuous by their absence from the British market. For years the admirable Ridge Vineyards – based in Santa Cruz Mountains rather than Napa Valley – has...