Taste & Tweet About Unexpected Napa Valley Wines TODAY

Taste & Tweet About Unexpected Napa Valley Wines TODAY


If you think you know Napa Valley, you won’t want to miss the next #SipWithKaren TONIGHT, June 17 from 6-7 p.m. PDT/9-10 p.m. EST. Join @thedailysip’s Editor-in-Chief and The Wine Bible author Karen MacNeil for an interactive, guided tasting of six Napa Valley wines on Twitter.

“Unexpected Napa Valley” is the theme and Karen will be echoing a Twitter tasting taking place earlier today, hosted by Mark de Vere, MW, live from Vinexpo in Bordeaux, France (follow #TasteWithMark). Both tastings will explore varieties, styles and prices you may not normally associate with Napa Valley.

Here are all the details:

Live from Vinexpo Bordeaux
8:15-8:45 a.m. (PDT)
Mark de Vere MW will taste three wines (noted with the * below)

Live from Napa Valley
6-7 p.m. (PDT)
Karen MacNeil will taste six wines

The wines:

ARTESA Albariño 2014 (Napa Valley, California) $28
CORNERSTONE CELLARS Chenin Blanc 2013 (Napa Valley, California) $25*
ROBERT MONDAVI Fumé Blanc 2013 (Napa Valley, California) $20*
ALPHA OMEGA “Unoaked” Chardonnay 2013 (Napa Valley, California) $33
ROBERT MONDAVI Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 (Napa Valley, California) $29*
ST. SUPÉRY “Dollarhide Ranch” Petit Verdot 2010 (Napa Valley, California) $50

You can taste the same wines wherever you are, or try your own Napa Valley selections and chime in with your comments and questions. Follow along and join the conversation by using #TasteWithMark and #SipWithKaren. We hope you’ll join us and make this a truly global Napa Valley wine tasting experience – now that’s unexpected!

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