People love competing against each other to make the best Cab, says winemaker Elizabeth DeLouise-Gant.
Winemakers often describe their profession as a combination of science and art, a notion that participants in Conn Creek Winery’s award-winning Barrel Blending Experience explore in entertaining detail. Led by the Rutherford winery’s knowledgeable educators, attendees blend, bottle, cork, and label their very own wines. As countless social-media posts attest, the hands-on experience is “highly informative” and “loads of fun.”
Conn Creek, founded in 1973, specializes in Cabernet Sauvignon from grapes grown in most of the Napa Valley’s 16 AVAs (American Viticultural Areas, or appellations). The upbeat blending sessions, which also focus on the Bordeaux varietal, take place daily in the AVA Room . . .
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