Heidi Stine
August 25, 2013 | member news, tapas news | Heidi Stine

21 wines to watch

Six TAPAS members were featured in Ellen Landis’ “21 Wines to Watch” article in the Fall 2013 issue of the American Wine Society's Wine Journal.  She also provided food pairings for each wine!  

  • Bray Vineyards 2012 Verdelho, Shenandoah Valley, California - Lemon Herbed Chicken
  • Bodegas Paso Robles 2008 Pimenteiro, Central Coast, California - Rib Eye with Blue Cheese Crumbles
  • Fenestra Winery 2008 Alvarelhao - Silvaspoons Vineyards, Lodi, California - Grilled Pork Chops with Plum Chutney
  • Verdad 2011 Ibarra-Young Vineyard Graciano, Santa Ynez Valley, California - Trout Poached in Red Wine
  • Baiocchi Family Wines 2011 G Minor, Fair Play, California - Roasted Leg of Lamb
  • St.Amant Winery 2011 Souzão, Lodi, California - Tagliatelle with Sausage and Sun Dried Tomato

Pick up some of these treats, and Enjoy!  

Ellen Landis, CS, CSW, a published wine writer, certified sommelier and wine consultant, is involved with many aspects throughout the world of wine. As wine director and sommelier at Landis Shores Oceanfront Inn (Half Moon Bay, CA), which she co-owns with husband and chef Ken Landis, she coordinates and hosts wine events to help further educate wine aficionados. She was also a sommelier at the Ritz-Carlton for four years. Ellen has traveled extensively to many wine regions throughout North America and overseas. Visit her blog at www.ellenonwine.com.


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