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    Episode key words:

    Buttery chardonnay are "California classic"

    Chardonnarys are burgundy varietal

    Ridges of wines

    Young wines are "tight"

    Merlots are Boredeaux varietal

    Napa - "Cab is King"

    Rinsing wine glasses with wine (not water)

    What is a "Reserve" wine

    What is "bottleshock"

    Medium body wines

    Front-end, back-end tasting

    Escape Room Experience

    Goff Family, Sheffield Family

    Kenwood neighborhood of Sonoma

    Five Bordeaux varietals are Cab Sauvignon, Cab Franc, Merlot, Malbec and Petit Verdot

    4 S's of wine tasting: swirling, seeing, sniffing and sipping.  Fifth S is spitting.

    Tank fermentation

    First oak fermentation

    Barrel fermentation

    Aerate wine: introducing oxygen to wine

    Chateau St. Jean - Sonoma

    Episode 1

    Wines featured in this episode include the Pinot Grigio from the Carneros region, the La Sul Chardonnay from the Petaluma Gap AVA, the Pinot Noir from the Russian River Valley, the 2014 Cinq Cepage Cabernet Sauvignon and the 2004 Cinq Cepage Cabernet Sauvignon

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    Episode key words:

    Ed Lee, Hospitality Sales Manager for Treasury Wine Estates

    Treasury Wine Estate: Etude, Beringer, Belieau Vineyards, Sterling, Stags Leap Winery, Provenance

    Certified Sommelier through Court of Master working in the restaurant floor

    Wine Spirit Education Trust

    Angel's Loft

    Tony Soter is founder

    Carneros region of Napa

    Jon Priest is current winemaker

    Pinots - in France they are called Burgundy

    Pinot Grigio originates from Alsace France

    Shapes of wine glasses and bottles

    Coombsville is newest Napa AVA. Has Bordeaux-like characteristics

    Napa has 16 sub-American Viticultural Area

    Napa only makes about four percent of the world's wine

    Geography and weather of Napa

    About 200 soil types in the world. Napa has over 100 of them.

    Benchland vineyards

    Grown versus sourced grapes

    Cabernet Sauvignon grape skin is about three times thicker than Pinot Noir grape skin

    Tanins scrape a palate that removes fat after eating steak

    Blind tasting - process for deducing varietal and vintage

    Etude - Napa

    Episode 2

    Wines featured in this episode include the Pinot Grigio from the Grace Benoit Ranch Estate, Pinot Noir from the Ellenbach Vineyard of Sonoma, 2015 Heirloom Pinot Noir from Carneros, 2015 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon and 20015 Cabernet Sauvignon from the Coombsville AVA 

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    Episode key words:

    Beringer - Napa

    Episode 3

    Wines featured in this episode include

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