Wine Festivals and Large Wine Tasting events happen throughout the year, all over the United States. Especially in California, it seems that for every variety, tasting competition, or wine region, there is an enormous Wine Tasting Event. At Cornerstone, we try to participate in every one of these events. We attend everything from Rhone Ranges and Pinot Days, to Family Winemakers of California. Definitely enough tastings throughout the year to keep us at Cornerstone Cellars fairly busy.
On February 18th Cornerstone Cellars will be attending the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition Grand Tasting! We are very excited to showcase our Gold and Silver Medal Winners at the event. We will be showcasing the following wines.
2009 Cornerstone Cellars, The Cornerstone, Napa Valley
2009 Cornerstone Cellars Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
2009 Stepping Stone by Cornerstone Napa Valley Cabernet Franc
2009 Stepping Stone by Cornerstone Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
Here are a few tips to ensure you are making the most out of these events.
- Step outside of your comfort zone and try new wineries! You will be surprised as to how many boutique wineries are out there with some amazing wines
- Try new varietals from non-traditional areas. This will expand your palate and help you grasp a variety even more.
- Check out the wineries that are familiar with. Chances are they have a New Release, a Future or Library Wine open that you otherwise might not ever get to sample!
- Taste only what you want to taste. You do not have to taste through all of the wines at each table or you might be carried out of the building!
If you are attending the 2012 SFWCW, please let us know and be sure to say Hi and taste our wines with Amanda and Allison while you are there!
PS: It might be the only time in 2012 that we will be showing The Cornerstone at a public tasting, and will definitely blow you away.