In 1976, the Tasting of Paris upset the wine world when 2 California wines placed ahead of the best French wines. How did this happen? Learn about the Napa's emergence as a major powerhouse in wine on this captivating tour. This is the real story behind the hit movie Bottle Shock and the book it was based on: The Judgment of Paris by George Taber.
This tour features a mix of organically grown and conventionally grown wines and wineries.
We can picnic weather permitting or grab a bite at a local hotspot.
Included: guide services. Not included: food, tasting fees or transportation (the last of which I can arrange for you at discounted rates).
We can also expand this tour to accommodate more people. Contact me for a quote.
Pam Strayer is the author of the 7 apps on organically or Biodynamically grown wines and travel and several forthcoming wine history travel apps. You can find her guides in the Apple App Store and on Google Play. Pam collects organically grown wines and is happy to share what she knows. A recipient of a certificate in wine studies from U. C. Berkeley, she has also studied at the North American Sommelier Association and in U.C. Davis's wine program. Pam has visited hundreds of wineries around the state (so you don't have to). Avoid overpriced winery tasting rooms, crowds, and traffic on your special trip to wine country. Pam will steer you to the secret or top spots for an unforgettable experience. Full profile ⋅ Leave a Review
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