• LaZarre Wines, Albrino. Edna Valley, 2012 http://www.lazarrewines.com/ : Notes: Really good. would go well with mussels or cooked eel. Denominación de Origen: Rias Biaxas, Spain.
  • Vina Aroya, Chardonnay, Santa Barbara County, 2012 – Silver Medal
  • Wolff Vineyards, Dry Riesling. Edna Valley, San Luis Obispo, 2012 – Gold Metal  http://www.wolffvineyards.com/  : Notes: Really good. Originally from Germany, has a touch of petrol in the flavor.
  • Cambria Estate Winery, Pinot Noir. Julia’s Vineyard, Santa Maria Valley, 2012 – Silver Medal. http://www.cambriawines.com/ : Notes: KB’s Favorite. Owned by Kendall Jackson. Pairs well with Duck, Pork or a Salmon.
  • J. Lohr Estates, Wildflower. Valdiguie, Monterrey – Gold Medal
  • Bargetto Winery, La Vita. Santa Cruz Mountains, 2010 – Bronze Medal
  • Navarro Vineyards, Syrah. Mendocino, 2012. http://www.navarrowine.com/main.php : Notes: Winery Direct only, Black berry/ Raspberry and Good Acid. Mendocino know for Riesling. Sarah Bennett. 

Adam LaZarre, of LaZarre Wine Company, hosted the wine tasting. 2005 he was named ‘Winemaker of the Year in the Sacramento Bee and was also named ‘One of the Top Five Winemakers’ in the San Francisco Chronicle in 2006.

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