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Wine tasting & food pairing: West Coast Wonders: Winedown Wednesday

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Let’s take a trip down the wet coast! Exceptional wines from California, Oregon & Washington come from a wide variety of interesting soils and terroir.

Despite the many challenges for wine production in the US, including prohibition, the single state of California has survived and thrived to become the 4th largest producer of wine in the world. Varietals are plentiful, as are wine styles and winemaking techniques. We will taste some delightful subtly oaked C******nay, Opimian’s own Californian white blend, some wonderful Cabs, a Zin and a luscious Meritage.

Willamette Valley is known for its Burgundian style Pinot Noirs with nuanced and subtle freshness of cranberries and the depth of earth. Tonight’s example will not disappoint. Naches Heights is one of Washington States’ newest wine growing regions with unique volcanic soils and grapes growing at high elevations. This evening we will taste one of their heavenly dry Rieslings.

The wines from this event are aligned with C252, open for ordering from August 11 to September 15, 2017.

Won’t you join us?


NHV Riesling, Strand Vineyards, Naches Heights AVA, 2014
Cambridge Cold Creek Vineyard C******nay, Carneros, 2014
Opimian Californian White, NV
Holloran Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, 2013
Butterfly Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon, Central Coast, 2013
Cambridge Meritage, Napa Valley, 2013
Hook & Ladder Cabernet Sauvignon, Los Amigos Ranch, Estate Bottled, Chalk Hill, Sonoma County, 2013
Cambridge & Sunset Zinfandel, California, 2014


A selection of well-paired hors d’oeuvres.

August 16, 2017
7pm - Chez Taylors, 37 Morrison Drive

Members & First Guest $85
Additional Guests $95 ($10 of which will be a certificate that can be used towards a membership)

Date and Time:

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 07:00 PM - 11:59 PM
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