Ernie Weir, Founder, Hagafen Cellars, Napa joins us to talk about the 2010 harvest and why he doesn’t produce classic method sparkling wine every year. As former vineyard manager for Domain Chandon, Weir has a long history growing grapes in Napa as well as crafting delicious bubbly like the currently available 2007 Hagafen Brut Cuv233;e Sparkling Wine. A seasoned opportunist in the vineyard, Weir embraces new winemaking challenges with each new harvest. One of the many gems to choose from is the 2008 Prix Vineyards Reserve Late Harvest White Riesling in half bottle and 2007 Hagafen Estate Bottled Napa Valley Cabernet Franc.”
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