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Kosta Browne hosted a thoughtful seminar and panel discussion at Faith & Flower in Los Angeles exploring the world of Pinot Noir through the lens of California and Burgundy. Topics included similarities and differences in quality, style and price, modern challenges, climate change, opportunities in winemaking and additional industry-specific matters.


Anthony Giglio
Wine Journalist Food & Wine, CBS News, Food Network, New York Times


Nico Cueva

Chris Miller
Master Sommelier Seabold Cellars & BOLD Wine Co.

Amy Christine
Master of Wine, Holus Bolus Winery & Kermit Lynch

Blind Tasting

Flight 1

Vintage Wine Appellation California or Burgundy Results
2016 Pierre Guillemot Corton, Grand Cru "Le Rognet et Corton" California
2015 Ballot-Millot Volnay-Santenots, 1er Cru Burgundy
2016 The Joy Fantastic Sta. Rita Hills California
2015 Calera Ryan Vineyard Mt. Harlan California

Flight 2

Vintage Wine Appellation California or Burgundy Results
2017 Latour - Giraud Pommard, 1er Cru "La Refene" Burgundy
2017 Seabold Brosseau Vineyard Chalone California
2013 Gros Frere et Soeur Clos Vougeot, Grand Cru "Musigni" Burgundy
2016 Domaine Lucien Boillot et Fils Gevrey - Chambertin, 1er Cru "Les Corbeaux" Burgundy

Flight 3

Vintage Wine Appellation California or Burgundy Results
2016 Kosta Browne Cerise Vineyard Anderson Valley California
2017 Raen Royal St. Robert Cuvée Sonoma Coast California
2014 Lucien le Moine Vosne-Romanée, 1er Cru "Les Suchots" Burgundy
2016 Kosta Browne Treehouse Vineyard Russian River Valley California

Overall Results

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