For centuries, French luxe wines, have ruled the world of fine wines, with stunning vintages from Bordeaux, Burgundy and Champagne. When, in the now famous Paris Tasting in 1976, Napa wines upset the French in a blind tasting by France's leading wine critics, it spawned the French Invasion. On this tour, we'll visit Napa hot spots where the French came to make some of the best California champagne and Cabernet Sauvignon to come out of the region.
Included: guide services. Not included: food, tasting fees or transportation (I can arrange transport at discounted rates).
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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