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Born in France, Made in America: French vitis vinifera varieties in the USA

January 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Great wines of the USA include wines made with vitis vinifera varieties stemming from France. Below is a review of some of the most well-known varieties and their connection to France as their birthplace.

Chardonnay: indigenous to France, Muscadelle: indigenous to the Gironde, Petit Manseng: offspring of Savignin from northeastern France, Pinot Blanc: native to France, Roussanne: native to the Rhone, Sauvignon Blanc: native to the Loire, Semillon: native to Sauternes, Viognier: native to the Rhone, Alicante Bouschet: created in Languedoc, Cabernet Sauvignon: native to Bordeaux, Cinsault: native to southern France, Pinot Meunier: indigenous to France, Syrah: native to the Rhone Alpes departement, Tannat: native to southwest France.

Review different American wines during this class with focus on how the French born varieties are made in the USA with American winemaking and terroir signatures.

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Organizer

Cork & Fork
Phone:
202.588.5766
Email:
info@corkandfork.co
Website:
www.corkandfork.co

Venue

Cork & Fork Logan
1522 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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Phone:
202.588.5766
Website:
www.corkandfork.co