In this hands-on workshop emceed by Wine Speak co-founder Amanda Wittstrom-Higgins, master sommeliers and winemakers alike will illuminate the magic of blending—and then guide you through the creation of your own masterpiece wine blend. It begins with experts Peter Neptune, MS, and Matt Kettmann and others (Special Guests & Table Leaders include: Matt Dees, Winemaker of Jonata Winery, Adam Tolmach, Winemaker/Owner of Ojai Vineyard, Nunzio Alioto MS) sharing insights into the history of blends and their importance in today’s winemaking world.
Next, winemakers Mike Sinor and Stewart Cameron of Ancient Peaks Winery will present you with four separate red varietal lots from Margarita Vineyard. They will talk about both the technical and artistic aspects of blending, then turn you loose to create your own special blend. At the conclusion, your blend will be bottled, labeled and wax-dipped for you to enjoy back home. This is a can’t miss experience for lovers of blended wines—because, as in life, the sum is often more beautiful than its parts.