With the arrival of spring, there’s no better time to celebrate California Wine Month as we uncork some sunshine from the Golden State.
Vinexx and Vintage Trade are pleased to welcome second-generation vintner, Megan Cline, to lead us through an online tasting of a selection of fine wines from Cline Cellars, and to premiere exciting new wines from Gust:
• 2018 Gust Petaluma Gap Chardonnay*
• 2019 Cline Sonoma County Pinot Noir
• 2017 Gust Petaluma Gap Pinot Noir*
• 2019 Cline Sonoma Coast Syrah
• 2017 Gust Petaluma Gap Syrah*
• 2018 Cline Sonoma County/Contra Costa County Cabernet Sauvignon
• 2019 Cline Contra Costa Live Oak Zinfandel
Gust is the second-generation offshoot of Sonoma’s Cline Cellars, a family-owned and operated winery in Sonoma, California, built on a passion for winemaking, and rooted in respect for the land. The brainchild of Megan Cline, Hilary Cline, and winemaker Tom Gendall, the project was launched to tap the potential of California’s most exciting new wine appellation: the Petaluma Gap, recently recognized as a superb region for Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Syrah. Two estate vineyards (Catapult Ranch and Diamond Pile) are the source and inspiration for the three wines that utilize the region’s exceptional terroir to produce wines of quality, elegance and distinction.
“Owing to a mixture of foresight and luck, our father, Fred, planted vineyards here in the late 1990s, before the area gained grape growing renown. Cline has historically been associated with Zinfandel and Rhône varieties, but as we came of age, we gravitated toward cooler-climate wines, and wanted to lavish these sites with the attention they deserve, farming them at the highest level and making the most special wines possible.
“Thus: Gust. The name is meant to convey the atmosphere of the Petaluma Gap, where, like clockwork, morning fog gives way to blustery winds. But we also like to think that the name represents the energy of the new generation.”
– Megan and Hilary Cline.
Join us on Thursday, April 29th at 7pm (EST) for this exciting Virtual Tasting!
DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: Friday, April 23rd, 2021.
Cost: $50 + HST.
Includes 2oz. sample bottles of each wine, tasting mat, order sheet and home delivery.
Outside of the GTA, a nominal shipping charge will be added.
For more information, please contact Justin Foxcroft: firstname.lastname@example.org
To download the information sheet for this virtual tasting, please CLICK HERE.
To download the ORDER FORM for this virtual tasting, please CLICK HERE.
To download the LCBO ORDER FORM for this virtual tasting, please CLICK HERE.