Posts Tagged ‘California vs. French wine’

May 24, 2006

California Wines Best The French

Well, it appears California bottlings walked away the big winner at the 30th Anniversary Celebration of the 1976 Tasting of Paris held in Napa Valley and London. Only the original reds tasted in 1976 and a new collection of reds from Bordeaux and Napa were compared against one another. The winners are: Ridge Monte Bello Cabernet Sauvignon 1971 Ridge Monte Bello Cabernet Sauvignon 2000 In what must be a real surprise to many, California wines took the top five spots…