The Pinot Talks series continued in Ojai, CA, at the Ojai Valley Inn as we explored the world of Pinot Noir through the lens of California and Burgundy. The afternoon included a blind tasting of exceptional California Pinot Noir and Burgundy, which inspired engaging and thought-provoking conversation between our guests and esteemed panelists. Our thanks to the Ojai Valley Inn team – the care and consideration that went into every detail was incredible, and we feel honored to be a part of this new era of curated experiences.

 

Moderator

Regina Sanz
Director of Brand Engagement
Kosta Browne

Panel

Amy Christine
Master of Wine
Holus Bolus Winery & Kermit Lynch

Andrey Ivanov
Master Sommelier

Julien Howsepian
Kosta Browne Winemaker

Blind Tasting

Flight 1

Vintage Wine Appellation California or Burgundy
2016 The Joy Fantastic Sta. Rta Hills Sta. Rita Hills California
2017 Régis Bouvier "Vielles Vignes" Gevrey-Chambertin Burgundy
2017 William Selyem Russian River Valley Russian River Valley California

Flight 2

Vintage Wine Appellation California or Burgundy
2016 Kosta Browne Cerise Vineyard Anderson Valley California
2013 Domaine Des Croix "Les Grevés" Grand Cru Corton Burgundy
2017 Cobb Coastland Vineyard Old First Block Sonoma Coast California

Flight 3

Vintage Wine Appellation California or Burgundy
2017 Domaine Henri Gouges Nuits-Saint-Georges Burgundy
2016 Calera Jenson Vineyard Mt. Harlan California
2014 Lucien Boillot "La Croix Noires" Premier Cru Pommard Burgundy

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