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31st Annual Wine Seminar | 2022

“A Mentor and his Students: Six Winemakers Share Their Experiences with Warren Winiarski While at Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars”

Thursday, April 21, 2022
5:00 p.m. – Reception
5:30 p.m. – Program

Live and streamed at
Frog’s Leap Winery
8815 Conn Creek Road, Rutherford

Moderator: Tegan Passalacqua of Turley Wine Cellars and Sandlands

Keynote speaker and Mentee: Abe Schoener of Scholium Project speaks to the ancient Greek tradition of teacher and student

Mentor Warren Winiarski expounds on the necessity and responsibility of mentoring

Mentee Panelists:
John Williams of Frog’s Leap Winery
John Kongsgaard of Kongsgaard
Nicki Pruss of Nicolette Christopher
Françoise Peschon of Drinkward Peschon and Heimark Vineyard
Michael Silacci of Opus One

All are honored to share their mentee experiences with Warren and as mentors in their own careers and each has been invited to pour one wine.

  • Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars Arcadia Vineyard Chardonnay
  • Frog’s Leap Winery Chardonnay
  • Kongsgaard Chardonnay
  • Nicolette Christopher Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Drinkward Peschon Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Opus One “Opus One”

58th Annual Grand Tasting | 2022

“Exploring the Napa Valley:
Varieties that Define and Refine”

Sunday, April 24
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Silverado Resort & Spa, Napa

Alpha Omega Winery | aowinery.com
Matt Brain, winemaker
2020 Napa Valley 1155 Sauvignon Blanc – 1,800 cases
2019 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon – 2,500 cases

*Antica – Antinori Family Estate | anticanapavalley.com
Marla Carroll, winemaker
2020 A26 Vineyard Napa Valley Chardonnay – 400 cases
2019 Napa Valley Cabernet Franc – 200 cases

ARNS | arnswinery.com
Sandi Belcher, winemaker
2018 Sonoma Coast Searby Vineyard Chardonnay – 150 cases
2014 Napa Valley Estate Grown Cabernet Sauvignon – 250 cases

Artesa Vineyard & Winery | artesawinery.com
Ana Diogo-Draper, winemaker
2018 Los Carneros Selection 92 Chardonnay – 870 cases
2018 Los Carneros Selection 91 Pinot Noir – 250 cases

Baldacci Family Vineyards | baldaccivineyards.com
Michael Baldacci, winemaker
NV Los Carneros Honey B Vineyard “Pops” Sparkling Wine – 288 cases
2018 Stags Leap District Estate Black Label Cabernet Sauvignon – 1,882 cases

Barlow Vineyards | barlowvineyards.com
Barlow Smith, winemaker
2016 Calistoga Barrouge Cabernet Sauvignon – 650 cases
2014 Calistoga Family Selection Cabernet Sauvignon – 99 cases
Corey Beck, winemaker for these wines

*Cakebread Cellars | cakebread.com
Stephanie Jacobs, winemaker
2021 Anderson Valley Estate Vin de Porche - Rosé of Pinot Noir
2013 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
Julianne Laks, winemaker for this wine

CAMi Vineyards | camivineyards.com
John Giannini, winemaker
2020 Napa Valley Gamble Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc – 80 cases
2017 Calistoga CAMi Vineyard Estate Red Blend – 150 cases

*Castlevale
Angelina Mondavi, winemaker
2018 Chiles Valley Defender Cabernet Sauvignon – 75 cases
2017 Chiles Valley Defender Cabernet Sauvignon – 50 cases

COLLATERAL | drstephensestate.com
Michael Hirby, winemaker
2019 Napa Valley Calla Lily Vineyard Malbec - 126 cases
2019 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon - 268 cases

Crocker & Starr | crockerstarr.com
Evyn Cameron, winemaker
2019 Saint Helena ‘Casali 12’ Malbec Blend – 558 cases

*Di Costanzo Wines | mdcwines.com
Massimo Di Costanzo, winemaker
2018 Coombsville Farella Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon – 379 cases

Green & Red Vineyard | greenandred.com
Aaron Whitlatch, winemaker
2020 Chiles Valley Catacula Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc – 400 cases
2016 Chiles Valley Tip Top Vineyard Zinfandel – 610 cases
Jay Heminway, winemaker for this wine

GRO Wines | growines.com
Lars Bjorkman, winemaker
2019 Mount Veeder Haspel Vineyard Chardonnay – 225 cases
2018 Calistoga Frediani Vineyard Cabernet Franc – 75 cases

*Groth Vineyards & Winery | grothwines.com
Ted Henry, winemaker
2021 Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc – 16,700 cases
2018 Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon – 24,500 cases
Cameron Parry, winemaker for this wine

Hyde Vineyards Estate | hydevineyards.com
Alberto Rodriguez, winemaker
2018 Los Carneros Larry Hyde Chardonnay – 450 cases
2017 Los Carneros Larry Hyde Pinot Noir – 518 cases

Joseph Phelps Vineyards | josephphelps.com
Ashley Hepworth, winemaker
2019 Sonoma Coast Freestone Vineyards Pinot Noir – 10,000 9L cases
2018 Napa Valley Estate Vineyards “Insignia” Proprietary Red – 17,000 9L cases

Lamborn Family Vineyards | lamborn.com
Heidi Barrett, winemaker
2019 Howell Mountain Lamborn Vineyard 2200’ Proprietary Red – 571 cases
2018 Howell Mountain Lamborn Vineyard Vintage XVI Cabernet Sauvignon – 655 cases

Marketta Winery | markettawinery.com
Marketta Fourmeaux, winemaker
2014 Mount Veeder Malbec – 48 cases
2012 Napa Valley Eastern Hillside Cabernet Sauvignon – 56 cases

Markham Vineyards | markhamvineyards.com
Kimberlee Nicholls, winemaker
2020 Oak Knoll District “Frenchman’s Blend” Proprietary White – 300 cases
2018 Yountville Estate Merlot – cases NA

*Materra | Cunat Family Vineyards | materrawines.com
Chelsea Barrett, winemaker
2021 Oak Knoll District Sauvignon Blanc – 1,000 cases
2019 Oak Knoll District “Right Bank” Proprietary Red – 600 cases

McKenzie – Mueller Vineyards and Winery | mckenziemueller.com
Robert Mueller, winemaker
2017 Napa Valley Cabernet Franc – 500 cases
2007 Napa Valley Cabernet Franc – 650 cases

Monticello | Corley | corleyfamilynapavalley.com
Chris Corley, winemaker
2019 Oak Knoll District Estate Grown Chardonnay – 900 cases
2017 Napa Valley Corley Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon – 600 cases

Nicholson Jones | nicholsonjones.com
Julien Fayard, winemaker
2018 Los Carneros Dolly Hill Chardonnay – 200 cases
2015 Napa Valley Sugarloaf Mountain Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon – 150 cases

Okapi | okapiwines.com
Ted Osborne, winemaker
NV Napa Valley Jungle Love Vineyard “Alkimmy” Proprietary Red – 271 cases
2016 Oak Knoll District Jungle Love Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon – 101 cases

Paloma Vineyard | palomavineyard.com
Sheldon Richards, winemaker
2016 Merlot Spring Mountain District Paloma Vineyard Merlot – 1,900 cases
2016 Cabernet Sauvignon Spring Mountain District Paloma Vineyard Cabernet – 210 cases

*PÉJU | peju.com
Sara Fowler, winemaker
2018 Napa Valley Sparkling Rosé – 500 cases
2018 Napa Valley Cabernet Franc – 1,800 cases

Pride Mountain Vineyards | pridewines.com
Sally Johnson-Blum, winemaker
2021 Sonoma and Napa Counties Viognier – 1,200 cases
2019 Sonoma and Napa Counties Cabernet Sauvignon – 5,474 cases

Robert Biale Vineyards | www.biale.com
David Natali, winemaker
2019 Napa Valley Royal Punishers Petite Sirah – 1,100 cases
2019 Saint Helena Old Kraft Vineyard Zinfandel – 387 cases
Tres Goetting, winemaker for these wines

Rocca Family Vineyards | roccawines.com
Tom Sherwood, winemaker
2017 Yountville Grigsby Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon – 650 cases
2017 Coombsville Collinetta Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon – 230 cases
Paul Colantuoni, winemaker for these wines

Romeo Vineyards & Cellars | romeovineyards.com
Alison Green-Doran, winemaker
2017 Calistoga Petit Verdot – 200 cases
2013 Calistoga Eugenia Cabernet Sauvignon – 350 cases

Saddleback Cellars | saddlebackcellars.com
Nils Venge, winemaker
2020 Oakville Estate Pinot Blanc – 227 cases
2017 Oakville Estate Cabernet Sauvignon – 943 cases

Scalon Cellars | scaloncellars.com
Julien Fayard, winemaker
2016 Coombsville Cabernet Sauvignon – 156 cases
2017 Coombsville “Priority” Proprietary Red – 275 cases

Schramsberg Vineyards and Davies Vineyards | schramsberg.com
Hugh Davies, Jessica Koga and Sean Thompson, winemakers
Schramsberg
2018 North Coast Brut Rosé – 19,320 cases
Davies Vineyards
2018 Los Carneros Three Amigos Vineyards Pinot Noir – 500 cases

Seavey Vineyard | seaveyvineyard.com
Jim Duane and Philippe Melka, winemakers
2018 Napa Valley Estate Chardonnay – 373 cases
2015 Napa Valley Estate Caravina Cabernet Sauvignon – 1,420 cases

Signorello Estate | signorelloestate.com
Pryanka French, winemaker
2019 Napa Valley Signorello Hope’s Block Hope’s Cuvée Chardonnay – 400 cases
2019 Napa Valley “S” Proprietary Red – 1,200 cases

Silverado Vineyards | silveradovineyards.com
Jon Emmerich, winemaker
2021 Napa Valley Borreo Ranch Kernner – 133 Cases
2018 Coombsville Single Vineyard GEO Cabernet Sauvignon – 2,511 cases

*Spottswoode Estate | spottswoode.com
Aron Weinkauf, winemaker
2021 Napa and Sonoma Counties Sauvignon Blanc – 4,000 cases
2019 Saint Helena Family Estate Grown Cabernet Sauvignon – 4,000 cases

St. Supéry Vineyards & Winery | stsupery.com
Michael Scholz, winemaker
2021 Napa Valley Dollarhide Estate Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc – 500 cases
2016 Napa Valley Dollarhide Estate Vineyard Elevation Cabernet Sauvignon – 1,250 cases

Summit Lake Vineyards | summitlakevineyards.com
Brian Brakesman, winemaker
2017 Howell Mountain Estate Zinfandel – 800 cases
2017 Howell Mountain Estate Emily Kestrel Cabernet Sauvignon – 300 cases

Terra Valentine | terravalentine.com
Sam Baxter, winemaker
2016 Spring Mountain District Wurtele Vineyard/Bale’s Creek Estate Cabernet Sauvignon – 110 cases
2018 Spring Mountain District Bale’s Creek Estate Cabernet Franc – 100 cases

Tres Sabores | tressabores.com
Julie Johnson, winemaker
2021 Napa Valley Ingrid and Julia Rosé – 500 cases
2019 Rutherford Estate Zinfandel – 500 cases

Truchard Vineyards | truchardvineyards.com
Sal de Ianni, winemaker
2020 Los Carneros Estate Chardonnay – 3,000 cases
2020 Los Carneros Estate Syrah – 700 cases

*Turley Wine Cellars | turleywinecellars.com
Tegan Passalacqua, winemaker
2021 Saint Helena Turley Estate Sauvignon Blanc – 380 cases
2019 Saint Helena Turley Estate Petite Syrah – 475 cases

VGS Chateau Potelle | vgschateaupotelle.com
Eric Stauffer, winemaker
2018 Napa Valley VSG Potelle Two Proprietary Red – 900 cases
2018 Mount Veeder VSG Cabernet Sauvignon Proprietary Red – 684 cases

Vinoce | vinoce.com
Brian Nuss, winemaker
2021 Sonoma Coast Rosado of Pinot Noir – 250 cases
2018 Saint Helena Cabernet Sauvignon – 1,200 cases

Vineyard {511} | vineyard511.com
Rob Lloyd, winemaker
2020 Los Carneros Chardonnay – 50 cases
2014 Diamond Mountain District Cabernet Sauvignon – 200 cases

White Rock Vineyards | whiterockvineyards.com
Christopher Vandendriessche, winemaker
2018 Napa Valley Old Vines Chardonnay – 400 cases
2016 Napa Valley Laureate Cabernet Sauvignon – 500 cases

ZD Wines | zdwines.com
Chris Pisani and Brandon deLeuze, winemakers
2019 Los Carneros Pinot Noir – 3,500 cases
2018 Napa Valley 50th Anniversary Cabernet Sauvignon – 8,000 cases

ZIATA Wines | ziatawines.com
Jennifer Williams, winemaker
2018 Los Carneros Chardonnay – 600 cases
2017 Napa Valley “Mia Madre” Proprietary Red – 500 cases

*2022 Wine Alliance member

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