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241 Star Starred
Loft 218
530 Molino Street #218 Los Angeles, CA 90013
310-451-7600
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5.0 / 5 Rated by 5 members
Review from Warren W.

We tasted 12 Pinot Noir, had a special speaker from Tasmania,nice event, easy to find. really fun and informative.....Warren

reviewed Jul 08 2007 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member

Ian's tastings are always fun and having Adrew Hood from Hood Wines in Tazmania made it extra lovely

reviewed Jul 08 2007 report as inappropriate
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Ready to take a trip around the world of wine? Join noted wine educator Ian Blackburn and his Special Guest Speaker Andrew Hood, winemaker at Hood Wines in Tasmania, Australia for a world of Pinot Noir.

12 great pinot noir for amazing locations

California

WH Smith – Sonoma Coast – one of California cult producers – very collectable.

Kenwood – Russian River – a classic of Russian Rive

Chalone – Monterey – perfect example of Monterey

Tantara – Santa Barbara – collectable and big scoring wine

Bouchaine – Napa/Carneros – top wine/value

Burgundy

2005 – Micheal Sarazin – Givry 2005 – great vintage, great value

2000 – Ponsot, Gevrey-Chambertain, great producer – 94 points from LearnAboutWine

Tasmania

42 degrees – Best of Class – LA County Fair

Storm Bay – Best of Class -  LA County Fair

Frogmore Creek – Gold – LA County Fair

(All 3 wines from famed winemaker – Andrew Hood – our guest at the class)

 

New Zealand

Craggy Range – 94 points Wine Spectator, very rare and incredible!

 

Oregon

Patricia Green – one of Oregons top producers – this is a fantastic wine

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